2021 NSC Awards


Each year the Nebraska Sports Council honors those who have gone above and beyond at the annual awards banquet. Awards include Sport Director Anniversary Awards, the Russ White Memorial Sport Director of the Year Award, the Joe Neal Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award, and awards for Cornhusker State Games Athletes of the Year.

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2021 Cornhusker State Games Annual Awards 

Joe Neal Memorial Volunteer of the Year

Mike Long – Lincoln Amateur Radio Club

Russ White Memorial Sport Director of the Year

Mike Watmore – Trap and Skeet Shooting

Athletes of the Year

Youth Female – Faith Samek, David City (Track and Field)
Youth Male – Janek De Guzman, Lincoln (Table Tennis)
Overall Female – Carol Frost, Ashland (Track and Field)
Overall Male – Shawn Labadie, Lincoln (Taekwondo)
Dorothy Ekblad Senior Female – Marsha Busse, Lincoln (Powerlifting)
E. Lee Todd Senior Male – Fred Chrastil, Lincoln (Pistol Shooting)

Sport Director Service Anniversaries

CSG 5-year Service
Molly Nance – Open Water Swimming
Scott Vestecka – Team Bass Fishing
Neil Brown – Foosball
Mark Purkoski – Footgolf
Katey Dodge – Powerlifting
Luke Derowitsch – Slow Pitch Softball
Kevin Burke – Triathlon

CSG 10-year Service 
Tom Nauman – Archery
Todd Fitzgerald – Road Race

CSG 15-year Service
John Losito – Bowling
RJ Neal – Bowling

CSG 20-year Service
Steve Kovar – Martial Arts Judo

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