Battles on Ice

The sport of hockey was built upon the frozen lakes and ponds of the Canadian countryside in the late 19th century.  Canadians, searching for an identity to define their new nation, latched on to a primitive form of lacrosse played by the native peoples of their land.
The game eventually evolved into hockey, and gave Canadians something that was uniquely theirs.  It was a game meant to capture the harsh realities of settling on the frozen landscape of a new and untamed land.

CenturyLink hosts final hockey game, leaves Maverick fans closer than ever

By Avery Wenck, Sports Editor It was a bittersweet ending to the CenturyLink era for the UNO Mavericks. What was a disappointing end to the season could not...

Back on Track with a Sweep of the Seawolves

After the Mavs failed to score against Alaska-Anchorage in last Friday's 3-0 loss at the Brice Alaska Goal Rush, the Seawolves came to Omaha for a WCHA conference matchup and were swept by UNO 4-1 and 3-1.  With the two wins, the Mavs snapped a rare three-game losing streak and picked up their first conference points of the season.

‘Resilient’ Mavs run streak to three games

UNO turned a three-point gap into a 19-point gulf over the final six first-half minutes, coasting to a 93-67 win Saturday over Emporia State.

UNO men’s basketball falls to Iowa State

Jared Kennedy EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The University of Nebraska at Omaha men’s basketball team played its first top-10 ranked team of their Division I tenure last week. The...

Paying homage to one of the greats: Marlin Briscoe statue unveiled on campus

Andrew Nelson REPORTER The University of Nebraska at Omaha unveiled a statue at its Baxter Arena to honor a campus legend, Marlin “The Magician” Briscoe. The...