Some old memories die hard. In the case of the Omaha Stormchasers/Royals/Golden Spikes, it was never the team, it was always the venue.
The UNO baseball team clawed its way through the losers' bracket but fell two wins shy of the MIAA tournament championship held May 12 through 15. After an opening round win in Kansas City, the Mavs dropped their next game to Emporia State, then rebounded for two more wins before losing to eventual champion Central Missouri.
The Mavs had a chance to make some serious program history this past weekend given UNO's push for a sell out game and an arena packed with more than 25,000 fans in two games. The Mavs didn't disappoint, and took two important conference wins against the No. 7 Wisconsin Badgers.
For hockey fans, springtime is always the best time of the year. Whether your team is in or not, the NHL playoffs are the best thing in sports.
One of Tyler Davies' teammates once asked him, "What was the Great Depression like?"
Despite wind, drizzle and temperatures hovering in the low-40s, the UNO golf team prevailed at the MIAA Championships last Tuesday in Kansas City, Mo. With the win, the Mavs close the book on their time in the MIAA with their third conference title in as many years.
UNO catcher Colby McCord has started every game this season for the UNO baseball team (27-12, 23-11 MIAA). The junior is batting .336 with four home runs and a team-best 34 RBIs. The Papillion native hit three home runs and drove in 11 runs in last Friday's sweep of Fort Hays State.