Christian Heineking

March 31, 2018 · Posted In: Events, Omaha Magazine, Sports

As his last name implies, Christian Heineking is truly king of the horse jumping ring. He’s won four out of five International Omaha Grand Prix jumping events, and he competed in the 2017 FEI World […]

The Horses Are Back!

March 24, 2018 · Posted In: Events, Omaha Magazine, Sports

The International Omaha indoor jumping and dressage competition continues its ascent in the horse sports world, drawing the fastest horses and riders to Omaha from qualifying contests in Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Denver. […]

The State of Volleyball

December 27, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

For generations, football gave Nebraska a statewide identity. But with Husker gridiron fortunes flagging, volleyball is the new signature sport with booming participation and success. Here and nationally, more girls now play volleyball than basketball […]

Armana Chanel

October 11, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

Golfer Lorii Myers once said that true sportsmanship means taking the high road and walking off the course with pride whether you win or lose. Omaha’s Armana Chanel is definitely walking the high road to […]

An Omaha Hockey Legend in the Making

October 5, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

Former UNO hockey star Jake Guentzel left school in 2016, after junior year, to pursue his dream of playing professionally. No one expected what happened next. The boyish newcomer with the impish smile went from […]

Stacie Tovar

July 30, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Sports

CrossFit is an intense exercise regimen utilizing functional movements and varying workouts (called “workout of the day” or “WODs”). Those who have never participated in CrossFit may regard the workouts with a sense of dreaded […]

The Closer

May 24, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Sports

The most nervous person on the field during David Gerber’s pitching debut for Creighton baseball in 2014 might have been his older brother, then senior outfielder Mike Gerber. The Bluejays were down 6-2 late in […]

Third Time’s A Charm

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Sports, Young Hero

There will be a time in Larry Mercier III’s life when he won’t be lacing his ice skates and pulling a hockey sweater over his head. Until that time comes, the Papillion-LaVista South High School […]

Carp-o-Rama

April 11, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

  “Are you ready to see some flying fish?” asks Rich Porter, tournament director for the Bowfishers of Nebraska. Porter steers toward the river’s confluence, and we nock arrows on bowstrings. We are ready. Or […]

Frequent Flyers

March 29, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Sports

When the world’s elite horses (and riders) arrive in Omaha, an entourage of police and first responders—including mounted patrol—will escort them to the location of the Longines FEI World Cup. The international championship for show […]


 
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