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In-studio interview with ‘We Be Lions’

We Be Lions is ready to release new, more personal music. The Omaha band consists of lead vocalist Cody Fox, guitarists Mike Novy and Ricky Szablowski, drummer Kelvin Brooks and bassist Jake Pirruccello. The group has been working on a new album for the past six months and just released a new music video for its latest single, “Cry Wolf.” more »

Mavs Sweep Weekend Series

The Omaha Baseball team got three great starting pitching performances en route to a weekend sweep of Air Force in games heard on MavRadio. Omaha started off the weekend on Friday afternoon with a 7-3 victory over the Falcons.  Tyler Fox struck out a career-high seven batters in 6.0 innings of work to earn his second win of the young more »

Preview: Screaming For Silence live in Omaha March 12

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Screaming For Silence is keeping rock music fresh while traveling the country. The Omaha band is currently on tour and will be performing a hometown show at the Waiting Room Wednesday night. The group consists of lead vocalist Zeb Christensen, guitarist and vocalist Danny Irwin, lead guitarist Casey Newsom and drummer Matt Tatroe. Last year alone the band played about 250 shows, more »

Review: Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz tour comes to Omaha

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Hannah Montana is long gone, but Nebraska doesn’t seem to mind.  Miley Cyrus shed her Disney image years ago and has since become one of the most talked about artists today. Her album, “Bangerz,” debut at number one with 250,000 album sales within the first week of its release in 2013. Cyrus’ Bangerz tour filled up the Century Link Center more »

UNO dorm destroyed by fire

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Omaha fire officials say a discarded cigarette was the cause of the Scott Village fire yesterday that left 48 UNO students without a place to sleep. MavRadio staff member Alex Kuklinski was on-scene reporting as the fire broke out. UNO student Jason Lynn was in the building when he heard smoke detectors going off. Lynn also says people outside were more »

Matthias Jeske named ‘Air Personality of the Year’

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MavRadio DJ and host of The Waxx Museum Matthias Jeske was just named the Air Personality of the Year by the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). On January 30, Jeske was featured on American Idol with his excellent impersonations of presidents, including: Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, George W. Bush and more. Jeske and faculty advisor Jodeane Brownlee will travel to Las Vegas in April more »

Omaha Softball Finishes Weekend 3-2

The Omaha Softball team finished their weekend 3-2 at the Red Desert Classic in St. George, Utah. The Mavericks collected wins over Weber State, Utah Valley and Idaho State, including two wins via shutout. Dana Elsasser (Senior, Hershey, Neb.) picked up all three wins in the circle for the Mavericks, throwing 21 innings and only giving up three earned runs.  more »

Spenner Named Summit League Athlete of the Month

Omaha women’s track & field star Sami Spenner has been named The Summit League Female Athlete of the month for January. Spenner, a senior from Columbus, Neb., claims her third Athlete of the Month award after posting the third-best score in the pentathlon in the United States this year.  The score of 4,406 points is also sixth all-time among collegiate more »

Omaha Softball Gets 2014 Underway

A year after finishing 36-7 and second in the Summit League, the Omaha Softball team is set for their 2014 campaign. The Mavericks begin this season at the Red Desert Classic in St. George, Utah.  The Mavericks return 10 players from last year’s team, including pitchers Dana Elsasser and Kat Barrow.  Omaha also returns a fair amount of offense in more »

Omaha Baseball Tabbed as Summit League Favorites

With the 2014 college baseball season quickly approaching, the Summit League has released its preseason poll, and Omaha is picked to repeat as regular season champions. The poll is voted on by all of the league’s head coaches. The Mavericks received three of the five first-place votes for 15 points total. The Mavericks return a nucleus of talent led by more »

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