Fresh off of signing a new deal with the Detroit Pistons, Omaha North grad and former Creighton big man Justin Patton returned to Omaha this week.While playing pickup basketball games at the UBT Sports Complex in Elkhorn, Patton talked about his hope that he’s found a new home in Detroit after stints with several other teams.
There was baseball at Werner Park on Tuesday. About 400 high school baseball players tried out for the Nebraska Prospects. The program helps develop players and helps them with the recruiting process. WOWT6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with Head Coach Jeff Leise and Creighton recruit Devin Jones about the baseball team.
Creighton Prep's AJ Rollins is among the top recruits in Nebraska. The tight end/defensive end talked about his recruitment with WOWT6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom. The Junior Jay senior has received offers from Nebraska, Iowa State, Missouri, Kansas State, and many other power 5 schools.
Over the last week, college baseball players from the Omaha area and beyond have been training at the OMAC Spring Training camp at Skutt Catholic High School.
Those players will soon face college players from Iowa during a home and home 10-game series.
Like every other player, Ralston's Kaleb Holm and Nolan Sailors were exstatic when they found out they'd get to play baseball this summer.
Holm, a senior, is getting himself ready to play at Wayne State.
WOWT6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom was voted the winner of the “2020 Sports Media Person of the Year” award. The Omaha Sports Commission held their annual “OSCA’s” awards ceremony in a virtual broadcast on Thursday.