Schedules are set, as Omaha baseball and softball programs get ready to begin 2021...

Reggie Wortman CONTRIBUTOR The Maverick baseball and softball teams both recently released their 2021 schedules as both programs prepare to usher in a new era of...

Maverick Softball competes in Citrus Classic

Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR The Omaha softball team went 1-5 in the Citrus Classic in Kissimmee, Fl. over the weekend. UNO played two ranked teams of...

UNO Softball looks to build on recent success

By Andrew Nelson, Contributor The Omaha softball team is gearing up for their final season as a transition Division-I program. This is the last season the Mavericks’ hard...

Softball grabs #2 seed for conference tournament

While waiting for a full Summit League schedule next season, the UNO softball team was fortunate enough to get a conference invite for the 2012 season.  After going 3-3 over the weekend at the Great Western Conference Cluster in Farmers Branch, Texas, the Mavs know they'll be playing as the no. 2 seed when the conference tournament comes up in mid-May.


Softball goes 4-2 JayHawk Invitational

Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR Omaha vs. Northern Iowa: L 8-0 • Sydney Hames led UNO with a 2-for-4 effort at the plate. • Abbie Clanton pitched 5.2 innings...

Softball finally opens new home field, rips Kearney in doubleheader

After dropping the first game of a doubleheader 3-0 to North Dakota at the Great West Conference Cluster on March 25, UNO head softball coach Jeanne Scarpello had had enough.  It was the second time the Mavs had been shut out on the weekend and UNO had scored just 11 runs in five games.


Being thankful for the return of Omaha sports

Jack Hoover SPORTS EDITOR In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, it’s time to be thankful that Maverick sports are on their way back. On Mar. 8,...

Mathewson finds a home, freedom at UNO

When Allie Mathewson stepped into the batter's box for her first at bat of the season, and her first at bat as a Maverick, her shoulders may have been heavy with expectation.  The former Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year had an illustrious high school career that included a .542 batting average her senior year and a .462 career average overall.
Mathewson was named the honorary captain of the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State team in 2011, and twice received All-Nebraska honors from the Omaha World Herald.  As a freshman at Creighton, Mathewson earned her way onto the All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team.
But if Mathewson was feeling any pressure, it didn't show.  She put whatever weight of expectations there may have been into a swing that sent a pitch over the left field fence.