Omaha Marian's Lauren Harris is the High School Athlete of the Week. The junior has won several state medals in the high jump,100, 200, and 400-meters. WOWT6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with Lauren about her career on the track.
The Creighton Bluejays are getting a new guard. Duke junior Alex O'Connell has decided to transfer to Creighton University for his senior season.
Carrie Banks was officially named head coach of the UNO women's basketball team on Tuesday. She spent the previous four years at Ohio State as an assistant coach and the recruiting coordinator. On Wednesday, she spoke to WOWT via Zoom to discuss what brought her to Omaha and some of the challenges she'll face as the new leader of the Mavs.
Bennington won their first Class B State Baseball Championship last year. The Badgers were looking for back to back state titles, but the coronavirus pandemic ended their season. WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with some of the seniors and Head Coach Scott Heese.