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480f430439d2f The HHS Class of 1958 (Click thumbnail to enlarge)
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Class of 1958


by Staff

April 21, 2008


19Hemingford High School 58

Student and Faculty Highlights of the Year

This page features athletic records, officers, themes, important numbers, important happenings, and other educational information from the year in question. It provides a quick and ready resource for Bobcat Grads and families!


Student Council Highlights –

Student Council Members –


National Honor Society Members –


Music Department –



Drama and One Acts –




Football –

The Bobcats were coached by Jep Byrum who was assisted by Chas Lindly. They tied Rushville 0-0,  and defeated Crawford 13-7, and Alliance 33-7. Ron Wax and Dale Campbell were Co-Captains. Both Campbell and Wax were named to the All-Conference teams. Campbell was awarded the DAV Sportsmanship Award.

Ends were: Kenny Campbell, Bob Stewart, and Fred Sulzbach; Guards were: Calvin Messersmith, Carl Nyquist, Paul Burney, and Jerry Overstreet. Tackles were: Jim Gasseling, Dennis Winters, and Bill Rasmussen. Centers were Ron Wax and Bruce Shaver. QB was Jim Woods; Halfbacks were Dale Campbell and Delbert Wyland; and the fullback was Earl Lliteras.

Volleyball – Was not a school activity

Cross Country – Was not a school activity

Girls Basketball – Was not a school activity, but there were inter-mural teams


Boys Basketball –

The boys were coached by Coach Chuck Lindly and won five games, including two victories over St. Agnes and Rushville. The Bobcats also beat Morrill. Lettermen included: Mel Price, Jerry Overstreet, Dale Campbell, Clem Gasseling, Kent Yardley, Ron Wax, Jim Wood, and Bob Stewart. Co-Captains were Jerry Overstreet and Dale Campbell.

Wrestling – Was not a school activity

Girls Track and Field – Was not a school activity

Boys Track and Field –

Earl Lliteras led the Thinclads and Coach Byrum.. He qualified for state in the 100, the 220, and anchored the state 880 relay team, which also included Conn Fickel, Dale Campbell, and Delbert Wyland. The team also included Ron Wax, Jim Wood, Jim Moravek, Clem Gasseling, K. Campbell, K. Yardley, F. Sulzbach, C. Lindly, J. Rowley, J. Overstreet, C. Nyquist, B. Shaver, J. Clark, D. Banks, D. Morgan, P. Burney, and C. Messersmith. The boys won the conference meet in Scottsbluff as well as the Chadron meet.

Golf – Was not a school activity

Clubs and Activities –






Other Royalty –


Homecoming Royalty –

Prom Royalty –






Prom Theme –

Senior Class Motto –

Senior Quotes –

“Corsages and best suits weren’t exactly the attire worn when the play books came out, when we took to the hills for sneak day, or when we were spending spare moments goofing. Yet, the banquets and proms proved that we could dress with the best of them.”

Senior Class Officers –

Junior Class Officers –

Sophomore Class Officers –

Freshmen Class Officers –

Valedictorian –

Salutatorian –

Graduation Highlights –


State Competitions –

Special or Unique  –

Delphine Votruba and Ron Wax were elected, “Best Looking”; Ginger Maiefski and Dale Campbell were voted, “Most Athletic”, Dennis Winter and Patsy Fisher were selected, “Best Personality”, and Bill Rasmussen and Karyl Rosenberger were chosen, “most Likely to Succeed”.


CSC Scholastic Contest Results –

Senior Class Enrollment –  24

Kindergarten Class Enrollment – 18

Yearbook Staff –



Superintendent – Mr. Glen Bosley

Principal –  Mrs. Josephine Johnson

Teachers –

Mrs. Fentress, Social Studies and English; Mr. McCafferty, Math; Mr. Fodnes, English and Dramatics; Mrs. Headden, Math; Mr. Williams, Music; Mrs. Titus, Home Economics; Mr. Byrum, Social Studies; Mrs. Ackler, English; Mr. Scott, Agriculture; Mr. Lindly, Athletic Director and Science; Mrs. Byrum, Commercial


Other Staff Members –

Mr. Wax


Class of 1958

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