Hall of Fame Inductees, by Year . Search by Name

2016

ALAN VANCURA - Coach

BILL WEBER - Lincoln Southeast

BRAD HILDEBRANDT - Coach

CHARLES “CHARLIE” GORDON - Coach

CHARLES BORNER, JR. - Lincoln High

DON MEYER - Wayne

JIM PAIGE - Official

JIM TENOPIR - Contributor

JON MCWILLIAMS - Sidney

KEVIN RAMAEKERS - Norfolk Catholic

LAURA SPANHEIMER DECHANT - Omaha Marian

LINDA SCHNITZLER WALKER - Battle Creek

MIKE PURDY - Contributor

PAT HOBLYN - Coach

RANDY CARPENTER - Coach

RICK MEYER - Superior

SARAH SASSE-KILDOW - Lincoln High

STACY JAKUBOWSKI LONGACRE – Howells

TERRANCE BADGETT - Omaha South

TONY DAVIS - Tecumseh

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Jim Barker arrived at Scottsbluff in 1988 and turned the Bearcats into a cross country power – a project that has resulted in 11 boys state championships, more than any other coach in Nebraska history. In addition, the Scottsbluff boys accumulated five runner-up finishes. In his 28 years at the helm, the Scottsbluff boys qualified for state 26 times, finishing in the top four 22 times. Dedicated to the success and improvements of all on his team, not just the best, he also coached a number of highly successful girls cross country teams, including two state runner-up squads. He coached girls and boys track and field for nine years, including the 2012 boys team that won the Class B championship and the 2013 and 2015 boys squads that placed second. He retired as the school’s track coach in 2016, but he continues to coach cross country.