Nebraska Authors

Jerry Mathers

Born 1936-03-05 Wynot, NE (USA)

Died 2003-05-08
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Mathers taught and coached for 26 years in the Springfield-Platteview, Lyons, Winnebago and McCool Junction public schools. He was a founder of the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame in 1997. He wrote three books recording the history and records of Nebraska high school sports and was the first historian of the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame.

Note that his books all bear the same title, Nebraska High School Sports and you determine the content by the year of publication.

Mathers was a 1990 heart transplant recipient.

Places Lived

Harrington, NE
Lyons, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Nebraska High School Sports History


Nebraska High School Sports. 1973.
Nebraska High School Sports. 1980.
Nebraska High School Sports. 1990.

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Jerry Mathers

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