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  1. Alex Schaake Wins Nebraska AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Alex Schaake of Omaha battled through rain and a defending champion on a mission to be-come the 108th Nebraska Amateur Championat Omaha Country Club on Friday. Schaake made history again this year, after becoming the first player to win both the Nebraska Junior Match Play Championship and the Nebraska Junior Amateur Championship twice, he is the first junior to win the Nebraska Amateur since Ryan Vermeer in 1996.

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  2. Iowa Cubs Edge Chasers 4-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Irving Falu homered and collected 4 hits, but Omaha fell short in a 4-3 loss at Principal Park on Monday night. Iowa jumped on top in the bottom of the 1st.

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  3. Bubba Starling Makes Big Triple A DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha center fielder Bubba Starling crushed a double and a three-run homer the Storm Chasers slugged their way to an 8-3 victory in game one, while Memphis Redbirds first baseman Jose Martinez smashed a two-run shot in a 2-1 game two win as the two teams split Sunday evening's doubleheader in front of a capacity crowd of 9,023 at Werner Park. The large crowd was the fourth announced sellout of the season at Werner Park, matching the most in a season since the ballpark opened in 2011.

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  4. Knicely Done: St Pius 6th graders win global championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    When the 6th grade team from St Pius X/St Leo headed to Knoxville, Tennessee for the Destination Imagination global championship their goal was a top five finish. "We were kind of bummed that we got 7th place," said Elleiana Green in an interview with WOWT 6 News.

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  5. College World Series Final at NoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The following severe weather policy, approved by the NCAA, Creighton University, the Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority and College World Series of Omaha, Inc., is in effect for the 2016 NCAA Men's College World Series . Due to the severe weather and the concern for student-athlete welfare, the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Game between Arizona and Coastal Carolina has been postponed until Thursday, June 30 at Noon .

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  6. Phelps Drops 200 FreestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Michael Phelps is dropping the 200-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials, leaving the 18-time Olympic gold medalist with four events. Phelps said Sunday night that he wouldn't compete in the 200 free preliminaries Monday.

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  7. Knicely Done: 80th Birthday Trip To TD Ameritrade ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    When Stan Schmidt moved from Omaha to be closer to his grandchildren in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Rosenblatt Stadium was the home for the College World Series. Schmidt spent a lot of time at Rosenblatt because the long-time choir teacher at Omaha Bryan was a regular singer of the national anthem for the Royals games.

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  8. Alex Gordon Coming to OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Kansas City Royals All-Star, Gold Glove outfielder and Nebraska native Alex Gordon is expected to join the Omaha Storm Chasers as part of his Major League Rehab Assignment beginning on Thursday, June 23 at Werner Park. That evening's contest is scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m. A winner of four straight Gold Glove Awards between the 2011-14 seasons, Gordon is only the second Royals player in history to win Gold Glove honors four straight years along with Frank White.

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  9. Chasers Rally Falls Short 6-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    New Orleans first baseman Brady Shoemaker recorded three hits, including a home run, while left fielder Destin Hood drove in two runs and threw out the would-be tying run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth to complete a 6-5 New Orleans victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday night at Werner Park. Heading into the bottom of the ninth down two, the Storm Chasers mounted a rally.

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  10. Wedding Specialist Issue Raises ConcernRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    On one of the happiest days of their lives some brides in Nebraska and Iowa have been frustrated by a company paid to make their wedding reception special. Six On Your Side has learned that one of the event specialists is facing federal fraud charges for another business venture.

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  11. Coastal Carolina Upsets #1 Florida 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Andrew Beckwith matched his career high with seven strikeouts, Zach Remillard doubled and tripled in runs, and Coastal Carolina upset No. 1 national seed Florida 2-1 on Sunday night in the program's first College World Series game.

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  12. Knicely Done: Added community benefits from the College World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The long College World Series partnership between the NCAA and Omaha brings benefits that go beyond the financial payoff and national exposure for the city. "We made a conscious decision over the years to do more for the community and leave a legacy here," said Victor Hill NCAA Associate Director of Championships in an interview with WOWT 6 News.

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  13. TCU's Ryan Merrill Returns HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    TCU's Ryan Merrill is back in his hometown. The shortstop for the Horned Frogs is a graduate of Millard West High School.

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  14. Florida Headed to CWSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    JJ Schwarz broke out of a two-week hitting slump by driving in five runs - most of them on a grand slam - and Florida beat rival Florida State 7-0 on Monday night to secure the last spot in the College World Series. The Gators won the final two games in the best-of-three super regional to earn their fifth trip to Omaha, Nebraska, in the past seven years.

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  15. College World Series PairingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The pairings and game times for the first two days of the Men's College World Series have been announced. The 70th MCWS will take place at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska from June 18-28/29.

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  16. Santa Barbara Wins with Grand SlamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Sam Cohen put UC Santa Barbara into its first College World Series with a pinch-hit grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 4-3 victory over second-seeded Louisville 4-3 on Sunday. Cohen, a freshman catcher, sent a 1-2 pitch from Cardinals closer Zack Burdi over the right field fence to stun a red-clad crowd and ignite a wild home plate celebration by the Gauchos .

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  17. Arizona Is Headed to CWSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Cesar Salazar hit a game-winning, two-out single in the 11th inning to cap an improbable comeback and Arizona rallied to beat Mississippi State 6-5 on Saturday night and advance to the College World Series. Arizona makes it to Omaha for the first time since winning the national title in 2012.

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  18. Jed Ortmeyer Starts New Career In OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Former NHL Hockey player Jed Ortmeyer has started a new career, after retiring from the pros. The University of Michigan captain has started a business called "Sportified Recruit", which helps pro athletes and Olympians make the transition to the corporate world.

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  19. Knicely Done: A Day To Give BackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    "I have this spread sheet with everybody's name and task, so that helps," she said in an interview with WOWT 6 News. They all work for Keller Williams Realty and one day a year the workers roll up their sleeves and tackle a volunteer project together.

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  20. UNO's Fox and Taylor Named All-SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Four Omaha baseball players were named to the 2016 All-Summit Baseball Team, the Summit League office announced Tuesday evening. The first team included senior infielder Clayton Taylor, senior right-handed pitcher Tyler Fox, senior outfielder Cole Gruber and sophomore utility player Ryan Cate.

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