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WOW!!! Take a look at some of what we’ve been doing!!!

Teri Johnston elected Mayor of Key West FL in 2018!


Did you know we have an Olympic Silver Medalist among us? Juliene Brazinski-Simpson, take a bow!

Juliene Brazinski-Simpson inducted into National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame


Lois Stuflick and many of the ladies switched from JFK to Parsons College


After 50 years, Manstedt will leave his wrestling shoes on the mat on Saturday Read the story at the Journal Star


Legendary Coach Manstedt to serve as Parade Marshall at Cornhusker State Games


Organ Donation Advocate Melody Harper-Connett encourages the cause on Colorado’s 9News July 9, 2019


Great News for America – Len Carbonara is the Founder of the American Quadrathlon Association© and ‘Indian Lake’ is to host the first-ever U.S. Quadrathlon on 16th June 2018.
Complete article on site listed below.


Gail Hartigan inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame and KMA Sports Hall of Fame

Wednesday, August 22 2012 @ 12:34 pm CDT

Contributed by: Cyndy Lammert

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I am writing this as it appeared in the Des Moines Register newspaper earlier this summer.

"High Schools:  National hall honors pair of Iowa coaches

Two legendary southwest Iowa high school coaches, Treynor's Gail Hartigan and Woodbine's Phil Hummel, were inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association's Hall of Fame last week.

Hartigan has coached basketball, volleyball and track at Treynor. She has won more than 600 career basketball games and won the 1994 state title. She shared the Des Moines Register's high school coach of the year honors that season."

KMA Sports Hall of Fame Inductee: Gail Hartigan

Aug 18, 2016

Today's inductee is one of the state's greatest basketball coaches. Treynor's Gail Hartigan has won nearly 700 games in her incredible career that also includes 13 state tournament appearances and the 1994 state championship.


Jim Cantrell selected to create official 2017 Kentucky Derby posters…visit them at their Bardstown Art Gallery/Thomas Merton Book Collection location


Brian Hill coaches Orlando Magic to 1995 NBA Playoffs


Don Clark Retires in 2019 as longest-serving elected county official in Saunders County


Carl Wirth recounts JFK College at Saunders County Historical Museum


Nebraska Softball Hall of Fame Selects Cathy Buell and Don Joe


Don Joe, Fremont – Don Joe started his coaching career in 1961 at Fremont, Nebraska. In 1965 and 1966 his team won the state women’s championship and participated in the regional tournament. Don coached the John F Kennedy College Women’s team form 1967-1970. His team won the state championship 3 out of the 4 years. He coached Garrett’s Construction, Lincoln. In 1974 they won the state title. He was co-founder of the Women’s College World Series. He team won the national title in 1968, 1969 an 1970. Don is being inducted as a manager.



Cathy Buell, Fremont – Cathy started her softball career in Fremont, Nebraska and helped lead Diers Mustangs to the state title in 1965. She was one of the driving forces behind the successful John F. Kennedy College team from Wahoo, Nebraska. She was instrumental in them winning the first Women’s College World Series in 1969, 1970 and 1971. After graduation she moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she played for the Lauerla Ladies, one of the top eight teams in the nation. Cathy is being inducted as a player.


Harold Nolan takes first in age group on 3000 meter in ‘06 Masters Track and Field Event

M55 3000 METER RUN
World Record: 8:58.7 Gunther Hasselmann (GER) 12/14/80
American Record: 9:30.09 Nolan Shaheed (CA) 03/11/05
All-American Standard: 11:15

10:11.14 HAROLD NOLAN (111)
10:11.30 ROGER PRICE (134)
10:24.49 REID HARTER (134)
10:35.05 RONALD PATE (134)
10:58.29 RICHARD DIEDRICH (124)
11:03.55 RANDY TAYLOR (134)
11:08.0h SETH BERGMANN (007)
11:52.86 CHARLES BISHOP (110)
11:55.43 PHILIP RIPOSO (134)
12:01.15 JEFFREY PARKMAN (005)
12:21.7h RICH NICKLAS (041)
12:24.49 RALPH JOSEPHSON (048)
12:33.8h J J WIND (047)
13:26.7h CARL GROSSMAN (040)
13:47.9h PHIL KRACHUN (041)
14:29.65 MARVIN RIPP (066)


Rock Castellano’s Modified Theory of Gravitation (don’t even try to read unless you were a physics



JFK survived 10 years but was a Pioneer in Women’s Sports (Omaha World-Herald)