Omaha Storm Chasers part of Minor League Baseball push to cultivate Latino market – Part 1

Baseball has long been an international sport. Its deep roots throughout Asia, Latin America, South America,Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico are well reflected in minor and major league team rosters in the United States. To see this Latin influence, look no further than the Triple A Omaha Storm Chasers. The current roster includes players with […]

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New Approach, Same Expectation for South soccer

Lessons learned when Omaha South boys soccer won it all in 2013 inform the way coach Joe Maass does things now, following last year’s second state title. He not only draws on that earlier experience but on a recent family challenge and the expertise of fellow coaches. Heavy graduation losses from last year’s championship team […]

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AUSTIN ORTEGA’S OMAHA HOCKEY

Omaha Maverick senior Austin Ortega, aka “California Hot Sauce,” is ending his collegiate ice hockey journey knowing he’s defied stereotypes. Though he excelled at the sport as a youth in his native California, making it in the elite amateur ranks was another matter. As a Latino from a hot weather state, he didn’t fit the […]

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The Chubicks Way Comes Full Circle

Things have come full circle for a father-son coaching duo. Omaha South head basketball coach Bruce Chubick I guided South to its first state Class A hoops title in a quarter century last year with help from assistant Bruce Chubick II. Thirty years ago the father coached the son to Atkinson-West Holt’s Class C-1 state […]

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Grand Canyon University Breaks Attendance Record With Opening Of New Soccer Stadium[:es][:]

PHOENIX, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The soccer scene in Arizona just got a lot more electric with the opening of a new soccer stadium at Grand Canyon University. The largest crowd (6,402) ever to see an NCAA soccer game in Arizona witnessed fireworks, music, tailgating, food, entertainment, children lining up for autographs, […]

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MoneyGram SocioMX Tour 2016 Returns to the US

DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — After hosting the most prestigious Mexican tournament in the United States with renowned elite teams during the summer, Moneygram SocioMX Tour is back in Texas on October 9th. Toyota Field in San Antonio, TX, will host the match between Cruz Azul and Atlas on Sunday, October 9th […]

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Aguek Arop

  In 2014 Omaha South High’s Aguek Arop realized a hoops dream when, at 15, he accepted an athletic scholarship offer from Nebraska. Now this once storybook wedding between promising player and program has turned cautionary tale. His Husker commitment made him the latest Omaha Sudanese athlete to make waves in local hoops. But he […]

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