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Storm Chasers blow late lead against Nashville

The Omaha Storm Chasers lost a 3-2 8th inning lead against Nashville Monday night, falling 5-3 at home. Jose Martinez was 1-2 with a double, a run scored, and two walks for Omaha. The Storm Chas... Read More

Nebraska parents helping daughter live in time she has left

MONROE, Neb. (AP) _ Two Platte County parents are determined to help their ailing infant daughter really live in what little time she may have left. Twenty-five-year-old Paige Wiese and her husband, 28-year-old Shawn Wiese, say the bucket list the... Read More

Lancers release season schedule

RALSTON, NE – The Omaha Lancers, in conjunction with the United States Hockey League, have released their full schedule for the 30th anniversary season which begins on Friday, September 25th on the road against the Tri-City Storm. Omaha will fac... Read More

Cyclone Tennis Adds Four For 2015-16

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State tennis head coach Armando Espinosa has announced the addition of four student-athletes for the 2015-16 season. The Cyclones will add New Mexico graduate transfer Anna Kuuttila (Albuquerque, New Mexico), Annabella Bonadonn... Read More

Hawkeyes Set for Phillips 66 National Championships

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Six University of Iowa swimmers will be competing at the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships from Aug. 6-10 at the Northside Swim Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Hawkeyes will be represented sophomore Chris Dawson, UI grad... Read More

Mavs Earn 16th Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Omaha volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 16th straight year, the AVCA announced Thursday. As a team, the Mavericks recorded a 3.63 GPA during the 2014-15 academic year ... Read More

Creighton Men's Soccer Ranked Sixth in Preseason NSCAA Top 25 Poll

Kansas City, Mo. - The Creighton men's soccer team enters 2015 ranked sixth in the NSCAA's (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Preseason Top 25 Poll released on Monday, August 3. Fifth-year head coach Elmar Bolowich leads Creighton... Read More

Creighton Men's Basketball Announces Non-Conference Schedule

OMAHA, Neb. -- Head coach Greg McDermott announced the non-conference schedule for the 2015-16 Creighton men’s basketball team on Friday. Eight home games, two contests in Las Vegas at the 2015 MGM Grand Main Event and road tests at Indiana, Loyola... Read More

Beckner Named Assistant Coach at Nebraska

Lincoln - University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Saturday the hiring of Phil Beckner as an assistant coach for the Husker basketball program. Beckner joins the Nebraska coaching staff after spending the 2014-15 season ... Read More

July survey suggests economic slowdown ahead for Midwest

A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from... Read More

Lawsuit hatched over Nebraska woman's backyard chickens

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska woman's six backyard chickens have ruffled her neighbors, who want a judge to force her to immediately get rid of the birds. Stacy Williams has chicken coops, a compost pile and a fruit and vegetable garden in her bac... Read More