Hall of Fame – 2004
Mike attended Omaha Central four year and during that time he captured the State Gold Medal 3x in ’49-’51 wrestlilng at 95, 118, 133 lbs. He also attended UNO for 2 years. and did freelance wrestling for 6 yrs. Other titles he can claim are 2x Missouri ValleyiChamp, 3 city titles, Midwest AAU Champ, 1st in the North Invitational, and took 1st and 2nd in the National AAU Meet.His contributions to wresting have been in coaching and teaching basic skills to young wrestlers. A special honor to him was being named Outstanding Wrestler at the Midwest AAU Tournament. He is being introduced by his son, Jeff.