This week in sports

Volleyball wins last game in Sapp The UNO volleyball team played their last game in Sapp Fieldhouse on Friday, defeating South Dakota State 3-0 (25-12,...

Volleyball plays 3 matches in 4 days

The UNO women's volleyball team faced three Division I opponents last week, sandwiching a home match on Wednesday between trips to Wichita and Kansas City.  The Mavs pushed UMKC to five sets on Wednesday, while falling 3-0 to Wichita St. on Tuesday and 3-1 to North Dakota on Friday.


Baxter Arena “Electric” for Omaha Challenge

Ellie Brecht CONTRIBUTOR Omaha’s first match took place on Thursday night. The Mavericks faced Kansas State and fell 3-1. Despite the loss, Omaha’s Meagan Roth finished...

Maverick volleyball sees opportunity in new season

UNO Volleyball and Head Coach Rose Shires started 2010 with an 8-1 record using a mix of new players ready to contribute and reliable veterans who had become established as some of the best in the MIAA.


Finding peak performance

Place a plank on the floor and walk across it.  Not too difficult, right?  Now grab two six-foot ladders and place the plank across the tops of both ladders. Try walking across the plank this time.


Lessons Learned at Red/Black Volleyball Scrimmage

The UNO volleyball team began gearing up for a new season with the first of four red/black scrimmages last Saturday.  The team also welcomed alumni for their annual matchup with former Maverick players.


Maverick volleyball set aim for Division I tournament

Cammille Kammerer SPORTS EDITOR UNO head volleyball coach Rose Shires is confident that her 2016 team features enough talent to make it to their first NCAA...

Mavs manage only 2 set wins at Bradley Tournament

UNO volleyball won just two sets all tournament and left the CEFCU Classic in Peoria, Ill. with an 0-3 record to start the season.  Friday the Mavs lost a 3-1 match to the University of Illinois-Chicago, came back for another 3-1 loss to Bradley that evening and dropped a 3-0 decision to the same Bradley team the next morning.