Tag Archives: sports

The baseball facts you didn’t know

Baseball and its sibling, softball, are some of America’s dearest pastimes. Every season, more and more children make their first forays into sports by playing tee-ball or other varieties of youth baseball. Once they start playing the game, most become interested enough to want to learn more about the game. Baseball at the highest level […]

College World Series wrap-up

Another July is almost here, which means another year of Omaha’s College World Series is coming to a close. The story of the series so far? Rain. Weather Delays Bad weather has gotten everyone talking, and kept many from playing. The staff meteorologists, grounds crew, and umpires have had their hands full almost every day. […]

The baseballs behind the baseball

The College World Series is in full swing! Opening weekend went off brilliantly, as did Friday night’s fireworks display. As for the action on the diamond, the opening round is complete! Last weekend saw North Carolina, Mississippi State, Texas Tech, and Arkansas all emerge victorious. Soon, only six teams will be left in Omaha. Numerous […]

Alex Gordon’s Tips for Better Hitting

Alex Gordon, now an outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, is Nebraska born-and-raised. The Lincoln native was a star for the Husker baseball team before he was drafted after his junior year. His numbers over the last decade, at the highest level, are impressive. How has he done it? If you’ve got a bucket of […]

When Should You Put Your Kids In Sports?

Placing your child in a sport for the first time is incredibly fun, a little terrifying and there are a lot of unknowns. What if he/she hates it? Isn’t good at the game? Doesn’t follow directions well? Isn’t a good teammate? How do you really know when the time is right to place your child […]