Our senior year we were fortunate to have four students from the Nebraska School for Visually Handicap join us. Max Aguliar was the one i remember most..that opened our eyes to anew world and they taught many of us Braille writing

Our senior year we were fortunate to have four students from the Nebraska School for Visually Handicap join us.  Max Aguliar was the one i remember most..that opened our eyes to anew world and they taught many of us Braille writing ...later on i helped coach wrestling under the leadership of Roger Davis at NSVH...campus was never closed and many of us got to enjoy the Maid-Rite cafe.just a half block west of school on 9th st. ..Bouys enjoyed football, basketball and track, while the girls under the leadership of Mary Ellen Slck had only volleyball as a sport..AND YOU KNOW HOW MUCH DIFFERENT IT IS NOW IN HIGh SCHOOL SPORTS
                                                                        

LOOKING BACK  at some of the greats in NCHS sports.. in late 40's, 50's thru 70's: the Thiesfeld brothers, Dean and Bob, Dan Joiner, Bob Hoback,Cecil McKnight , Hans Gosch, the Gittinger boys Marv and Mel, Marv and Dan Zimmerman, Del Broers, Mark Cordell ...the Porters. grandpa, then dad Mort,then Budge who suffered a career ending spine injury at Nebraska and then Scott, finishing his career with the Huskers...There were just so many before these and so many more while i was writin g sports...Basketball under Coach Smith and his state basketball team..the three Lyone boys, Jim Herman..sprinter George Peterson and so many more whose names escape me...sorry for those whose names i failed to mention..I tip my hat to each and every former Pioneer and St Bernards and Lourdes coach and athlete..Amnd the list goes on and on.