Cathy Luebbe Sanchez is an athlete inductee that will be inducted this Thursday during the Discoverer Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet. She will also be announced at Friday's CHS pep rally and will be announced at Friday night's football game against rival the Norfolk Panthers.
While attending Columbus High, Cathy was a three-sport letter winner. She ran cross country, played basketball and soccer, all while maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA and graduating first in her class. In soccer, Cathy was voted by her CHS teammates as “All-Around Player of the Year” in 1993, 1994, and 1995. Her senior year, Cathy was selected as Sertoma Athlete of the Year and KLIR Student-Athlete of the Year.
In basketball, Cathy was selected to the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference All-Academic Team and led the team to Conference Champions. As Captain of the Discoverer soccer team, Cathy was selected Nebraska Soccer Coaches Association First Team All-State and the Omaha World Herald All-Nebraska Soccer First Team her senior year. She was Second Team All-State her junior year, and Honorable Mention All-State her sophomore year. Cathy was chosen to play in the Nebraska Shrine Soccer Bowl in the summer of 1995.