This was a big year for the College World Series, with the new digs at TD Ameritrade Park and the former president of the United States throwing the first pitch. It presented its own unique challenges as well, including an inability to shoot video of the momentous occasion due to television rights. But with a little audio and the still cameras, several of our photographers we were still able to capture the moment.
Omaha-born Tim Halperin of “American Idol” fame, returned to his junior high school to help promote the choir program and encourage continuing education beyond high school.
The flood of 2011 was constantly in the news throughout the summer, but on Sept. 16, Omaha could breathe a sigh of relief as Mayor Jim Suttle declared the city victorious and the floodgates were removed.
The Huskers’ move to the Big Ten found everyone surveying a conference of teams new to us. This inspired the Big Ten Preview with Lee Barfknecht, a new weekly show that takes a look at the weekly games in the conference. This is one of those episodes.
The launch of NEPREPZONE.com inspired an overhaul of our weekly high school sports show. New graphics and a new host were added to complement the substantial sports knowledge of Stu Pospisil and Mike Patterson.