Welcome to the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation Website!|
The Hall of Fame Foundation is a non-profit organization operating for more
than 20 years with the idea of preserving the history of high school sports. It
makes several awards annually honoring individuals and teams and has inducted
346 athletes, coaches and/or contributors, including some of the great
names in Nebraska sports, such as Gale Sayers, Johnny Rodgers, Carol Frost, the
Fischer family, Tom Kropp, Nancy Kindig-Malone, Bob Gibson, Bob Boozer, Amy
Stephens. Tom Osborne, Eric Crouch, and on and on...
Address: 500 Charleston Street, Lincoln.
Mailing Address: PO Box 83972, Lincoln, 68501-3972
Office Telephone: 402-476-4767. Contact by
We Have a Good Cause: Please Help Us Out
The Hall of Fame is working on a capital fund drive with a goal of
$1.5. Thanks to a sizeable donation by a person preferring anonymity, the drive
has surpassed $500,000.
The goal has been determined as a minimum requirement to provide an
entertaining, modern presentation of Nebraska high school sports' past in the
7,000 square foot area.
For more information or to make a
contribution, please contact
any of the board members listed elsewhere in this website (board).
Thanks to Coaches, ADs
The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation has opened
the first phase of its exhibit hall at
St., in Lincoln. The Wall of Honorees features plaques for the Hall of Fame’s
silver and golden anniversary teams, Fischer Family Award winners, Gustafson
Inspiration Award winners, Dominant Dynasties and Great Moments in High School
Sports. It is open to the public from
to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Nebraska School
Activities Association office building.
Financial support from the NSAA, the Nebraska Coaches Association, the Nebraska
State Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association helped make Phase 1
The Hall continues to work on Phase 2 of the project honoring individual
athletes, Coaches, officials and contributors who have excelled in
school athletics. The plaques themselves were crafted by
Please forward any stories/web casts/pod casts on the Hall of Fame throughout
the year to email@example.com,
On Vine Street
to see a video clip of one of the greatest moments in Nebraska High School
Sports, the Miracle on Vine Street in 1971. Dick Janda's excellent news work 10
years later re-plays and an analysis of the last minute heroics.
1934 poster promoting
with first 6-man football
interesting story about
this Nebraska created game.