Hall of Fame Inductees, by Year . Search by Name

1998

Allen Zikmund - Kearney

Bill Brown - Omaha

Bill Jackman - Grant

Billy Southworth - Harvard

Cecil Walker - Fremont

Chuck Deter - Gering

Conde Sargent - Lincoln

Dave Hoppen - Omaha Benson

Jack Hallstrom - Avoca

Jim Mather - Arapahoe

John "Choppy" Rhodes - Ansley

Jon Appleget - Fremont

Karlene Erickson Herrell - Wheeler Central

Kerry Trotter - Omaha Creighton Prep

Leonard Bond - Omaha North

Marty Kobza - Schuyler

Maurtice Ivy - Omaha Central

Paul Forch - Lincoln East

Paul Tierney - Broken Bow

Ron Kellogg - Omaha Northwest

Sondra Obermeier Herold - Aurora

HOF inducteeAthlete. High school sports for girls was restricted in 1930 for several decades.  Prior to that, the name Ruby Miller caught a lot of conversation on the topic of basketball. Ruby Miller, a 1927 graduate of Elm Creek High School, was one of the best known athletes in the state because her basketball scoring ability was phenomenal. She scored 80 points against Miller High and 70 against Riverdale High School. In her senior year, she averaged 38.6 points per game. She made 22 of the 25 points her team scored in one of the few close games they played. The skills of Ruby Miller attracted national attention and in 1927 the Elm Creek girls team was invited to play in a national tournament held in Wichita.