Omaha South High School
Omaha South High School is an information technology and visual/performing arts magnet school which educates students in grades 9–12. It is located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Built in the 1930s, it is one of the largest high school buildings in the state.
|Omaha South High Magnet School|
Omaha South, seen from across 24th Street
4519 S 24th Street
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Omaha Public Schools|
|Color(s)||Red and white|
|Nickname||South, Omaha South, SHS|
|Newspaper||South High Tooter|
|Website||Omaha South Magnet H.S.|
|Season||Sport||Number of championships||Year|
|Fall||Cross country, boys'||1||1963|
|Winter||Wrestling||19||1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967|
|Basketball, boys'||5||1937, 1944, 1960, 1990, 2016 ,2019|
|Powerlifting, girls'||3||2015, 2016, 2017|
|Soccer, boys'||2||2013, 2016|
- Chris Bober, professional football player
- Marlin Briscoe, football player, first starting black quarterback in the NFL
- Phil Cahoy, gymnast
- Leo J. Dulacki, decorated lieutenant general in the Marine Corps
- John Faiman, former Nebraska quarterback; former Bellevue West High School head football coach
- Johnny Goodman, golfer, won U.S. Open in 1933, last amateur to win the title
- Jim Hartung, gymnast; on the 1984 US Olympic team, which won a gold medal
- Buddy Hunter, former Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox)
- Cedric Hunter, professional basketball player
- Ed Koterba, journalist
- Jeff Koterba, editorial cartoonist, Omaha World Herald
- Oudious Lee, football player
- Gail O'Brien, football player in the NFL for the Boston Redskins
- Johnny Owen, first four-sport letter winner at South and member of the Nebraska Legislature
- Dave Rimington, college and professional football player
- James R. Young, chairman and CEO of Union Pacific Railroad
- "Omaha South Magnet High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
- "Nebraska School Activities Association": subpages for particular sports. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- "2016 all State Soccer Schedule". Nebraska School Activities Association. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
- ""Hobo of Links" rises to fame". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. September 8, 1929. p. 4, sports.
- "Jim Hartung, Omaha South." Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- Morgret, Ed Koterba (2016) "Introduction". The Essential Ed Koterba, pp. xlix–lii. MCP Books. ISBN 1634139224
- ABC Sports - Where Are They Now? Dave Rimington