Thursday, December 31, 2015

Dec 31, 2015 - Omaha, NE -  The annual New Year's Eve firework display in downtown Omaha was a spectacular event to bring in 2016.  With temperatures in the low 20's thousands of people gathered on both sides of the Missouri River to watch.  J&M Displays from Des Moines, IA. did not disappoint.

This photo was captured north of the John Kerry pedestrian bridge, which connects Nebraska and Iowa,  along the bank of the Missouri River.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Woodman Tower Lit Red for Nebraska Volleyball Title

Dec 19, 2015 - Omaha, NE -The Woodman Tower located in downtown Omaha was lit red Saturday night to honor the University of Nebraska Women's Volleyball 2015 National Championship.

Nebraska Volleyball Wins National Chamionship

Dec 19, 2015 - Omaha, NE - The #4 ranked Nebraska Cornhusker Women's Volleyball team defeated #3 Texas Longhorns in three straight sets to win the 2015 NCAA Volleyball Championship.

It only took the Cornhuskers 1 hour and 45 minutes to sweep the Longhorns 25-23, 25-23 and 25-21 in front of a sellout crowd of 17,561at the Centurylink Center.  This was the second night that fans broke the NCAA volleyball attendance record.  Thursday night semi-final crowd of 17,551 broke the previous mark of 17,206 in 2006.

Nebraska wins its fourth NCAA National Title in program history, matching UCLA third all-time.  Only Penn State and Stanford have won more titles.