While multiple media outlets are reporting the Big Ten is will cancel its fall sports schedule, the Nebraska football team was on the field Monday.Head coach Scott Frost is scheduled to address the media via zoom at 1:30 p.m.
Omaha North senior Sam Scott is facing disappointment for more than one reason regarding Omaha Public Schools’ decision to go to remote-only learning and suspend sports for the first quarter.He will most likely miss his final high school season of football and his potential college recruitment is taking a big hit because of it.
Two Omaha-metro officials who have been vocal during the debate about a local face mask mandate gave comments following the OPS news conference Friday about the district’s decision to move to 100% remote learning.
It’s the start of fall camp. There’d normally be pictures, videos, quotes, and more coming out of Lincoln as the excitement for Nebraska football builds.As we all know by now, there’s nothing normal in 2020.
It takes more than talent to earn a scholarship in the Big Ten. Taylor McCabe, who will be a junior guard this season at Fremont High School, just committed to Iowa. As a sophomore Taylor has already scored 1,000 career points and she set the Class A state record for the most 3-pointers in a season. She hit 107 this past season, and that mark is also three shy of the all-time state record of 110 set by Brooke Kissinger in 2011.
There are more question than answers, many more. Regardless Greg McDermott feels his team with it’s experience is in position to handle what lies ahead, whatever that might be.With the announcements over the weekend that both Damien Jefferson and Denzel Mahoney will return, the Bluejays will have depth and experience.
The last time Creighton fans saw Marcus Zegarowski, he was limping off the court after Creighton won a share of its first ever regular season BIG EAST title. Zegarowski ended up having surgery to repair his meniscus in his right leg
For the first time this week, Werner Park, home of the Omaha Storm Chasers, was converted from a baseball diamond into a soccer field for Union Omaha’s first game.Executives with the team like Chief Executive Officer Matt Homonoff loved what they saw.
Jaylyn Agnew’s name was cemented in the Creighton history books once again on Sunday.The former Bluejay was the first Creighton player to ever play in a WNBA game when she suited up for the Atlanta Dream in their 105-95 win against the Dallas Wings.
There is a new event in the Cornhusker State Games this year. The Super Retriever Series features 80 dogs in a competition. WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with the director Cole Scott of Omaha.
Other teams from the metro like Creighton Prep, Omaha Skutt and several others joined in on the tournament that guaranteed each team at least four games.It gave seniors like Matt Jones and Zane Boudreau a chance to play soccer with their teams one final time before they head off to college.
Omaha Skutt Catholic rallied to beat Elkhorn 5-4 on Thursday at Werner Park. Medicine Man Pharmacy, which is made up of players from Skutt scored four runs in the fifth inning to defeat Elkhorn OrthoNebraska.
Omaha South’s Alan Mendoza was named the offensive most valuable player in the Shrine Bowl on Saturday in Kearney. The placekicker booted three field goals, including a 51-yarder in the South’s 30-6 victory over the North. Mendoza plans to play soccer at Bellevue University.
When you start listing the best players in the area, it’s easy to forget Jadin Johnson, who flies under the radar while playing on a loaded Millard North Roster.That being said, Johnson was listed at 39th on ESPN’s top 50 point guards in the class of 2021.
The very first live football game since the Covid-19 pandemic began took place on Saturday, and it happened in Kearney, Nebraska.The 62nd Shrine Bowl successfully took place at Ron and Carol Cope Stadium at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.
Millard West’s Dalys Beanum and Omaha Central’s Abraham Hoskins III have been longtime friends. This week they are teammates on the South Team in the 62nd annual Shrine Bowl football game in Kearney this Saturday. Both players have also earned football scholarships to play at South Dakota State this fall.
Bennington quarterback Nick Bohn is ready for the Shrine Bowl on Saturday in Kearney. The Central Missouri recruit is an all-around athlete, who plays football, basketball, and baseball. Bohn helped lead the Badgers to the 2019 Class B State Baseball Championship. WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom talked with Bohn about the Shrine Bowl, which will be played at 2:00pm this Saturday.