COLUMBUS – Longtime Columbus Coach Dick Luebbe has been inducted as one of the best to ever play at Grand Island Senior High School.
Decades of athletes are familiar with the name Luebbe, after over 35 years of serving as a CHS football and track coach.
At Grand Island Senior High, Luebbe was a three year letterman for both the football and basketball teams, as well as a letter winner on the track and field team. Luebbe earned all-Big Ten Conference honors for football, as an Islander, playing center his senior season. He also earned All State honors from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star.
Luebbe played in the Shrine Bowl in 1963, and later coached in the Shrine Bowl as an assistant in 1986, and as the head coach in 1989.
Luebbe was inducted into the Hall of Fame a long with other former Islanders, at the halftime of G.I.S.H’s game Friday night.
Re-watch the induction in the video above.