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Jacobs resigns as Oakland Police Chief

The Oakland Police Chief has resigned. According to, Dan Jacobs resigned after months of talks concerning the police department's budget and personnel. Jacobs has been hired as... Read More

Priest says slain Omaha officer loved the work she did

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Omaha police officer who lost her life last week in the  line of duty loved what she did. The Rev. William Bond said at Kerrie Orozco's funeral Tuesday that she loved helping others in times of need and serving as a peacem... Read More

Gomez Named to USA Baseball Women's National Team

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s All-Big 12 and All-Region centerfielder Brittany Gomez will represent Team USA as a member of the U.S. Women’s Baseball National Team, announced last weekend. Gomez is one of 18 players selected that will represent the... Read More

Three Cyclones Receive NWCA All-Academic Honors

AMES, Iowa – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced its annual academic awards Tuesday afternoon. Cyclones Kyven Gadson, Michael Moreno, and Gabe Moreno received NWCA All-Academic honors. Gadson, the 197-pound NCAA champion,... Read More

Nebraska's Miles receives contract extension through 2019-20

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles has had his contract extended one year through the 2019-20 season. Athletic department spokesman Shamus McKnight confirmed the extension Tuesday. McKnight did not have information on i... Read More

Cowan Earns Fourth Title in Triple Jump

Briar Cliff's Raheem Cowan won his fourth national title in the triple jump with a school record bound of 16-01 at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  The victory gave him both indoor and outdoor triple jump... Read More

Blake Sets New Standard in Discus

Briar Cliff's Kaylee Blake set a new school record in the discus on the final day of the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  Blake registered a toss of 43.84m (143' 10.25") and finished 16th overall.  She was ranked... Read More

Cooperwood finishes career as 13-time All-American

Neeia Cooperwood, a senior from Omaha, Neb., earned NAIA All-America honors in two events during Saturday’s action at the 2015 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. Cooperwood, who also earned All-America hon... Read More

Mavs Cap Season With Walkoff Over Incarnate Word

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Omaha baseball team closed its final season of Division I reclassification in dramatic fashion Saturday afternoon, edging out Incarnate Word 6-5 on a walkoff in the bottom of the 10th at the Ballpark at Boys Town. The Mavericks cap... Read More

St. John's Edges Creighton 8-7 for BIG EAST Baseball Title

OMAHA, Neb. - The Creighton Baseball dropped a hard fought 8-7 contest to St. John's in the BIG EAST Championship game at TD Ameritrade Park on Sunday, May 24. With the win St. John's (39-14) earned the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tourn... Read More

Aldaba places ninth in 5000m run at NAIA National Championships

Gulf Shores, Ala. – Danny Aldaba concluded his freshman season with a ninth-place finish in the 5000 meter run at the NAIA National Outdoor Track Championships held at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium on Saturday evening. Midland's rookie sensat... Read More