Think about some of the greatest boxers of all time and you're likely to conjure up images of Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson. But, it would be difficult to discuss all-time greats or the history of the sport without mentioning "Madcap Maxie."
The UNO track and field team returned from a Friday meet in Lincoln, Neb., freshly qualified for the NCAA Division II indoor track and field championship in the 4 x 400 meter relay.
UNO head football coach Pat Behrns announced the hiring of secondary coach Jason Petrino on Monday.
As October came, the UNO hockey team began preparing for its first season of WCHA hockey. Becoming the newest member of a storied conference with a record of 36 national championships and over 90 current NHL players left most to assume that for the Mavs, the 2010-11 season would be an uphill battle.
Head coach Jeanne Scarpello earned her 500th career win as the eighth-ranked UNO softball team ended the Southeastern Oklahoma State Invitational with a pair of wins Sunday.
Almost five months ago, the college hockey powers that be pegged UNO to finish eighth and ninth in two preseason conference polls. Few, if any, thought the Mavs could do better than average during their first season in the ultra-competitive WCHA.
The No. 1 ranked UNO wrestling team dominated the MIAA Duals, going 3-0 and outscoring opponents 120-19.
As one would expect, much of the UNO hockey roster is compromised of athletes from traditional hockey regions. Four members are from Canada, five hail from Minnesota and a total of three from both Wisconsin and North Dakota.