Missouri Western quarterback Drew Newhart found receiver Adam Clausen in the back of the end zone with 16 seconds remaining when the Griffons defeated the Mavs 16-14 Saturday afternoon. UNO had scored 1:24 earlier to take a 14-10 lead, but couldn't hold it as Missouri Western drove 64 yards in seven plays to take the lead for good.
UNO alum and former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is reported to be the leading candidate for secretary of defense.
Success is the standard when it comes to the College of Education at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Ken Bird, who served as a superintendent of Westside Community Schools, is an example of that standard.