Hall of Fame Inductees, by Year . Search by Name

Dan Brost - Mullen

Phill Cahoy, Sr. - Omaha

Bob Green - Omaha Creighton Prep

Russ Hochstein - Hartington Cedar Catholic

Bob Jensen - Central City

Calvin Jones - Omaha Central

Tonya Kneifl Gordon - Newcastle

Dan Keyser - Cambridge

Doug Krecklow - Omaha Westside

Jenny Kropp-Goess - Grand Island Central Catholic

Doug Martin - Farnam

Danny Noonan - Lincoln Northeast

Alice Schmidt - Elkhorn

Dean Thompson - Omaha Westside

Jan Wall - Lincoln Northeast

P.J. Wiseman - Ralston

Sharon Zavala - Grand Island Central Catholic


Jan Wall

Lincoln Northeast


Able to hit from any angle on the basketball court, and able to keep from getting hit on the baseball diamond, earned Jan Wall Athlete of the Year staus in 1958.  Wall excelled on the basketball court as a two-year all-stater and three-year starter for the Rockets.  He averaged 22.3 points per game as a junior and 19.8 points per game as a senior.  On the pitching mound, he struck out 121 batters in 103 innings and had an ERA of 0.88, leading Northeast to the state championship in 1957, pitching a 1-hitter in the championship only one day after throwing 7 2/3 innings in relief.  Turning down several major league offers, he attended the University of Nebraska where he ws a three-year letterman in baseball and a two-year letterman in basketball.  Signed by the New York Mets, he was released because of a bad knee after one year in the minors where he pitched five shoutouts.