77; and Chadron, College/years: Chadron State, 1931; and Nebraska 1932-34, College/years: Nebraska Wesleyan, 1923-1927, College/years: South Dakota State, 2000-2003, Born: Jan. 18, 1900 in Fairfield, pop. Inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1981. Read Article. While at Spencer-Naper he tallied 266 tackles, passed for 2,336 yards and rushed for 2,254. Was a First Team All-Pro selection in 1920. Cole Payton rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two more to lead the Warriors to a Class A crown. Want to receive team alerts? Won three National Championships at Nebraska (1994, 1995, 1997). He walked with a limp the rest of his life. Heaven knows Nebraska needs versatile weapon Wan'Dale Robinson to stay healthy. One such name is Emil Dobry who was born in Morse Bluff on Aug. 10, 1897. Moved from Litchfield to Crawford in 1929. 2752 The record stood for 19 years. 509, High School: Wood Lake, pop. Husker volleyball/women's basketball reporter. Norris coach Ty Twarling opens up about his standout two-way player. Played seven games at tackle for the New York Giants in 1946. Was selected to the All-Nebraska College first team in football four straight years. His high school coach at Fairmont High School was Tim Turman. 6,964, High School: Centennial High School in Utica, pop. Kicked 25 of 27 extra points during the 1945 season. He spent 28 years as a head coach and athletic director at Eastern Kentucky. Top 10 high school sports movies to watch News - Published on 3/20/2020 5:15 PM. Doyle was one of just six players who played for both the Steagles and Card-Pitt. The Class of 2021 athlete called Scott Frost on Sunday night to pledge to Nebraska, less than three days after NU extended a scholarship offer. He returned a kickoff for 65 yards, he returned a punt for 15 yards, he had three catches for 78 yards and a touchdown. 1,000, Born: October 10, 1905 in Randolph, pop. Rushed for over 3,500 yards in high school. Caught 154 passes for 1,877 yards and 11 touchdowns over his career at CSC. Brent has worked at the Journal Star for 14 years. A member of the 18-member Pro Football HOF All-1920s team alongside such greats as Jim Thorpe, Red Grange and Curly Lambeau. Nebraska has two verbal pledges from in-state players in its 2021 recruiting class and it is angling for more. Won an NFL Championship with the Packers in 1936. And on offense he was the most difficult guy on our team to tackle. Alumni Announcements Boosters Directions Featured Athlete Files & Links. His 1942 team went 3-7 overall and 3-2 in the Big Six. If there is a stoplight somewhere within its limits, chances are, at least in Nebraska, it's not a small town. Is a nephew of Major League Baseball All-Star Bob Cerv. He became the offensive coordinator for the L.A. Rams in 1977 before moving on as OC for the Buffalo Bills from 1978-1982 and Seattle Seahawks from 1983-85. Back. We ended up in each other’s face a few times. Started 19 games for the Chiefs over four seasons and seven games for Buffalo in 1976. Lettered four years in basketball at Platte Center and averaged more than 20 points per game as a junior and senior. He moved to the Chicago Bears in 1933 and the Detroit Lions in 1934. Varsity Head Coach. Four-time All-Conference selection while playing for CSC. Played 8-man football and made the Class D1 state playoffs in 2004 and helped the school earn its first-ever state playoff game. Team Personnel. Wragge currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. Played back for five different teams over five seasons from 1927-1933. Dean Steinkuhler scores on the "Fumblerooski" in the 1984 Orange Bowl. Earned four letters in football at Mullen High School and also lettered in wrestling, track and golf. He was a great kid, one of the toughest kids I’ve ever coached.". FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Our 2020 high school football previews continue with the East Fairmont Bees, who went 4-6 last year in the first season under head coach, Shane Eakle. It has 305 students in grades PK, K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. 2 ranked TE in nation still alive in the playoffs, Future Husker with Seth Malcom: Eight-man star does it all for Fremont-Mills, Healthy or not, Westside's Haberman always ready to play, Dawson on the radio: Domann's step forward and talking classroom etiquette and teaching pointers, Husker Extra Live: Answering your questions while previewing Nebraska-Iowa. - Football Football (3AAA) Football. Played in 48 games from 1983-86 for the San Diego Chargers on special teams. 760, High School: Hershey High School, in Hershey pop. Was as special teams regular for the New York Giants in 1929. #15 Fairmont Firebirds (3-4) will travel to Cbus Friday 10/16 to take on #4 Olentangy Liberty Patriots (6-1). Played offensive tackle (6-foot-4, 220 pounds) for the Milwaukee Badgers in 1923. Named All-Big Seven in 1955 and 1956. Was a Nebraska Supreme Court judge from 1943-1961. Was a walk-on his first season at Nebraska and went on to be a three-year starter. He made one start at linebacker for the Chargers. 1 recruit in state had Big Ten coaches flocking to Elkhorn, Future Husker with Thomas Fidone: No. Read Article. Alter defeated host Fairmont 21-7 in a Week 1 high school football game on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. FAIRMONT — Following East Fairmont’s surprise, feel-good 2019 season in Shane Eakle’s first year as head coach, the Bees entered 2020 … Husker Extra hot topic: Does Nebraska's performance against Illinois change the way you think about the Iowa game? Fairmont Senior High quarterback Gage Michael eludes a tackle attempt by Robert C. Byrd’s Thomas Hawkins. He attended college at Montana and later played in one NFL game in 1928 for the Frankford Yellow Jackets, coached by Nebraska native Ed Weir. Was selected with one of four picks the then Houston Oilers traded to Tampa Bay for the Buccaneers' No. Schools: Fairmont High School, Martin Luther High School. ... Fairmont Senior High School 1 Loop Park Drive Fairmont, WV … Started eight games for the Kansas City Cowboys in 1926. Also played football for the Jacksonville Firebirds, Calgary Stampeders and San Antonio Gunslingers. Retired in 1996 after brief stints with the Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers. Ended his NFL career with 264 yards on 47 receptions with five touchdowns and 88 yards on 17 carries. Several names popped up as having been born in Nebraska but no record of what high school they attended, so they too were left off of this list. Born: Jan. 30, 1971 in Seward, pop. “He was an incredible player,” Turman said of Nelson. The Fairmont Senior varsity football team won Saturday's home playoff game against Weir (Weirton, WV) by a score of 59-0. Caught one touchdown pass for the Chiefs. Basketball. The 2019 season was the best the Bees have had in more than a decade. We are currently enrolling new students for the 2019-20 School year. Schools: Fairmont High School, Martin Luther High School. He's ready to go this time. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. Started two games for the Denver Broncos in 1987. Inducted into the Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame in 1972. TWV FILE PHOTO Fairmont Senior’s Aidan Green blocks a defender during a game this season. 2,290, High School: Elba High School in Elba, pop 215, Born: Aug. 25, 1922 in Republican City, pop. Managed Pla-Mor Lanes in Fairbury and was a manager of the Cominco Plant. He played the 1936 and '37 seasons for the Los Angeles Bulldogs of the American Football League. Dick Frahm who was born in Liberty (pop. Thomas Fidone is becoming a name in Husker households. Mat Mahoney. Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Facebook; Follow us on Instagram; Sports & Activities Tournaments ... Fairmont H.S. Was named First-Team All-American and First-Team Big Six in 1929. Qualified four years for the national finals in steer wrestling and placed 19th overall as a junior at Hershey. Was offered a contract for $90 per game by George Hallas in 1935. Later played at Chadron High School. Want to receive team alerts? 1 pick. Glenn Presnell, 97, holds a football presented to him by the Detroit Lions in this portrait taken at his home in Ironton, Ohio, in this July 24, 2002 photo. Played left tackle for the Washington Redskins from 1953-1959 and started all 81 games. Won Super Bowl XXXVII in 2002 with the Buccaneers. The 2019 season was the best the Bees have had in more than a decade. 2 Warriors beat No. Fairmont High School caters for its multi- talented learners in a wide range of cultural opportunities available at the school. So, what constitutes a small town? Named All-Pro First Team in 1960 and was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1961. 150. Won a Championship in his only NFL season with the Packers. Left Nebraska with 1,570 yards rushing, and 701 yards passing. Selected in the 18th round (211 overall) as a defensive end in the 1957 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. Famous for scoring a touchdown on the "fumblerooski" in the 1984 Orange Bowl against Miami. Critical closing stretch begins with a big question: Can the Huskers finally stop Iowa's ground game? Varsity Head Coach. Earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in 1922. ... Fairmont Senior High School 1 Loop Park Drive Fairmont… Photo Highlights of Fairmont Varsity Football’s Senior Night Win over Springboro 10-2-2020. filter 33 photos 10/4/20. Was a member of three high school state championship teams (32-1-1) in football and two track teams. “I was pretty young then and Derrie was kind of obstinate. He had to take a lot of extra classes this summer, and now he understands the value of what he’s got to do in order to play football at the next level and have a great life. Was the interim head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1961 after Pop Ivy resigned late in the season. There, he earned his best-ever pro football salary of $4,000, a huge amount in that era. Started on the line in 15 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1938-42 and 1945). Scored one touchdown on an interception return during the 1964 season. 560, High School: Mullen High School, pop. He then became player/coach for the Canton Bulldogs (1922-23), Cleveland Bulldogs (1924), Frankford Yellow Jackets (1925-26), and Chicago Cardinals (1927-28). BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WV News) – The clock struck midnight for the high school football season in Harrison County, and across the state, at 5 p.m.… +4 Fairmont Senior wins unique Class AA state title, 21 … Compiled a 31-6 record while at Kearney State College. Richards eventually moved into the business world and served as vice president of Pemaco, Inc., in Los Angeles. Drafted sixth overall in the 1987 NFL draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. References: profootballhof.com; pro-football-reference.com; nfl.com; huskers.com; csurams.com; godrakebulldogs.com; gocreighton.com; omavs.com; washingtontimes.com; talkoffamenetwork.com; nebhalloffame.org; nebnewspapers.unl.edu; newyorktimes.com; journalstar.com; lopers.com; chadroneagles.com; chicagotribune.com; si.com; bit.ly/2cGId0Y; Born: Jan. 22, 1898 in Pender, pop. Was also a track and field athlete at KSC. Was released by the Chiefs at the start of the 1976 season and was picked up by the Buffalo Bills where he shared the backfield with O.J. The most current information will appear at the top of the wall dating back to prior seasons. Omaha Westside coach Brett Froendt shares some stories about Bretz: Favorite story about Bretz: “It’s been a long journey with Koby, and he’d be the first to admit that. 803, College/years: Army, 1973-1975 and Nebraska, 1977, High School: Clay Center High School in Clay Center, pop. Drafted by the New York Jets in the 12th round of the 1967 NFL Draft as a guard. Played on both sides of the ball for the Lions ending with 105 yards on 33 carries with one touchdown, 387 receiving yards on 32 catches with four touchdowns and also intercepted eight passes. Picture highlights from Fairmont Women’s Varsity Soccer vs Centerville 9-30-2020 ... Fairmont High School kffirebirds.com 3301 Shroyer Rd Dayton, OH 45429-2699 . Played guard the 1935 season for the Chicago Bears and the 1936 and 1937 seasons for the Chicago Cardinals. Was Nebraska's 9th District judge from 1938-1943. Spent two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks (2005-06). He returned to the Bears for the 1935-36 seasons. Started all nine games at guard for the Kansas City Blues in 1924. Started all nine games at guard for the Kansas City Cowboys in 1926. Was head coach at St. Bonaventure in Columbus and Omaha South. Became the starter at wingback in 1984 and his 49-yard punt return for a touchdown helped Nebraska rally to beat Oklahoma State in 1984. Was cut by the Broncos the day after setting the team record for most all-purpose yards in a game with 298. Week 8: OHSAA D-1 Playoffs, Round ! Played the 1960 season for the New York Giants and played in 11 games. Prochaska left professional football and served in the military in World War II. - Football Football (3AAA) Football. FAIRMONT — Game in and game out throughout the 2020 season, Fairmont Senior always had one major weapon in its quiver compared to its opponents: Star quarterback Gage Michael. Drafted in the second round (44th overall) of the 1978 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Future Husker with Koby Bretz: Former diver from Omaha worked hard for opportunity to play for Huskers. 861. Week 8: OHSAA D-1 Playoffs, Round ! The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers merged to form the Steagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Cardinals merged to form Card-Pitt because both teams lost many players to military service in World War II. Welcome to the Fairmont football … Was a first-team Kodak All-American in 1974 while playing for South Dakota State. Follow us on Twitter; Follow us on Facebook; Follow us on Instagram; Sports & Activities Tournaments ... Fairmont H.S.