By patrick cooley – sports editor

Naughty and Nice Weekend


UNO hockey announced Wednesday that its two-game home series with Michigan Tech on Dec. 9 and 10 will come with a special twist.  

On Thursday, the night will belong to the naughty.  UNO will team up with Z-92 to host “Rock With the Mavs.”  Tickets, regularly ranging in price from $14-$20, will be available to the public for $9.20 at, and $1 beer and hotdog specials will be available prior to the game.  Z-92 will be broadcasting live from the Qwest Center and the entire night will be sponsored by the Nebraska Lottery.

Friday night will be for the nice, as UNO teams up with CBS Home to host Family Night.  Children ages 12 and younger will receive a free ticket with the purchase of an accompanying adult ticket. Santa will be in attendance, and U.S. Marines will be available for the annual Toys For Tots drive.  


Women’s Basketball falls to Washburn


The UNO women’s basketball team lost 69-64 to Washburn Wednesday night, falling to 3-2 on the year.  Sophomore guard Paige Frauendorfer led the Mavs with 22 points on 9-21 shooting from the field.  The Humphrey, Neb., native also added seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in the losing effort.

Sophomore guard Jamie Nash added 18 points and five rebounds for Coach Patty Patton Shearer’s Mavs.

UNO travels to Fort Hays State today to take on the Lady Tigers (3-1).  Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. and can be heard live on KVNO HD2.