Fishing With Flair

October 15, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

Andrew Flair uploaded his first video to YouTube at age 15. As video productions go, there wasn’t much to it: four rough-cut minutes of Flair—then a freshman at Millard North—standing on the shore of a […]

Sam Mangiameli

October 4, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

Most college guys have a nickname. Some are even fit for print in a family publication. Sam Mangiameli, a University of Nebraska-Omaha junior, has two distinct but interrelated identities. Many on campus know him simply […]

Like a Kid Again

September 9, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

Don Byers’ teammates on the Bellevue University golf team saw the notion of shooting your age—one of the rarest feats in the sport—as a canard of the wildest conceit. But the athlete who played for […]

In Frost We Trust

September 4, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Sports

When the University of Nebraska football program again failed to produce a winning season last fall, new athletic director Bill Moos fired head coach Mike Riley and promptly hired former Husker Scott Frost. After years […]

In the Crease, Covered in Grease

August 20, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

In 2007, during a race at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, Brian Haaland stood up after drilling multiple lug nuts into one of the right tires on Jeff Green’s race car. As Green pulled away and […]

Getting a New Sense for Concussions

August 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Sports

As a linebacker for Omaha Gross High School more than 30 years ago, Stephen Eubanks slammed head-first into an Omaha Westside linebacker. “I still have a very vivid memory of this,” Eubanks recalls. “It felt […]

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 […]


 
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