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The Father of Sports in Falls City « Back to Search Results

You may be aware that the Falls City stadium is named after John (Jug) Brown but do you know why? Jug Brown was an incredible Nebraska athlete. He started his career on the undefeated 1922 Lincoln High School football team. Later on in life he moved to professional coaching and came to Falls City.

His work building the local athletics teams put Falls City on the map. In 1934, his football team was undefeated and in 1939 his Tigers won the state basketball championship in the Class A Division. These are only two examples of the many successes Fall City teams had under the leadership of Coach Brown. He was inspirational and was able to bring out the best in young athletes. Many of our local citizens still remember playing under Coach Brown and he lives on in our hearts.

Learn more about him here.



Find a Home for these Pets

Please visit the website of The Humane Society of Richardson County to see the animals available for adoption. Homes are urgently needed! Click here to learn more.

Brownville Concert Series

The mission of the Concert Series is to bring professional live performance to Southeast Nebraska. The program is varied and includes classical instrumental, Cabaret performances based on the American Songbook, Jazz (instrumental and vocal), Rock and Roll, Bluegrass, Vocal Recital, Opera and a specially commissioned Christmas Gala. Learn More

Famous Falls Cityans

Magicians, atheletes, artists and governors all once called Falls City their. Learn more about famous Falls Cityans by clicking here.