Hall of Fame Inductees, by Year . Search by Name

Mick Anderson - Wahoo

Joe American Horse - Gordon

Don Boll - Scribner

Don Benning - Omaha North & UNO

Gerry Gdowski Jr. - Fremont

Stacy Imming Sykes - Kearney

Sue Kobza Long - Schuyler

William E. "Bill" Mountford - Red Cloud

Bill Moomey - York

J. R. "Junior" Mollring - Cambridge

Dan Moore - Ansley

Herman Rohrig - Lincoln High

Homer Smith - Omaha Benson

Reuben Schleifer - Chester

Chuck Sharpe - Omaha Westside

Kelly Stauffer - Rushville

Ron Simmons - Sumner

Karli Urban - Omaha Northwest

Don Watchorn - Fremont

Dick Westin - Omaha Benson

Coach.  There was a time when the purple and gold uniformed Bulldogs of Chester High School in Thayer County were at the top of the charts in Class D athletics. During the twentieth century, Coach Reuben Schleifer deserves much credit for this athletic success. Following his service in World War II, he spent forty-one years teaching at this locale. For ten years he coached football and track with a record of 58-18 including an undefeated season. His basketball coaching career covered thirty years with a record of 456-167. In 1953, his good guidance brought the Chester Bulldogs to a Class D State Championship in Lincoln with a great record that year of 24 wins and no losses. Of many just awards, this teacher-coach is most proud of being selected Nebraska Outstanding Teacher by Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1988.