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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Fall Sports

York players huddle together after they score a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the Elkhorn vs. York football playoff game on October 31, 2014 Elkhorn Stadium. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



NAIT Goalie Kenny Cameron (33), above, blocks a shot by UNO's David Pope, (12), below, during the first period of the University of Nebraska at Omaha against NAIT hockey game CenturyLink Center in Omaha on October 6, 2014. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Cindy Wilson, left, and Katie Cascino, right of the Blue Crew cheer for Creighton before the Creighton Bluejays vs. Central Arkansas Bears basketball game on November 14, 2014 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD 



Omaha North's Payton Nelson (9), left, pushes past Amiah Jackson (12) during the first quarter of the Omaha North vs. Bellevue West high school football game on September 18, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Omaha North's Marquis Lewis, (1), dives into the end zone for a touchdown during the first quarter of the Omaha North vs. Bellevue West high school football game on September 18, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD




Players warm up on the field before the  Omaha North vs. Bellevue West high school football game on September 18, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



GACC celebrates their win over Ashland-Greenwood during the Class C GACC vs. Ashland-Greenwood NSAA State Softball Championship on October 17, 2014 at the Smith Softball Complex in Hastings, Neb. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Pitcher Maci Hunke, center, reacts with Mariah Hunke, left, during the GACC win over Ashland-Greenwood during the Class C GACC vs. Ashland-Greenwood NSAA State Softball Championship on October 17, 2014 at the Smith Softball Complex in Hastings, Neb. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Millard South cheerleaders have a snack before the Class A Papillion-La Vista vs. Millard South on November 13, 2014 at the NSAA State Volleyball Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Lincoln Pius X  celebrates a point during the Class B Lincoln Pius X vs, Omaha Skutt Catholic on November 13, 2014 at the NSAA State Volleyball Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Papillion-La Vista's Ellie McDonnell (9), left, hits the ball after Jessica Peters, (6). center, dove next to Elena Melendez, right, (10) during the Class A Papillion-La Vista vs. Millard South on November 13, 2014 at the NSAA State Volleyball Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD 



(from left) Shavon Shields, (31), Tai Webster, (0), David Rivers, (2), Walter Pitchford, (35), Benny Parker,(3), Terran Petteway, (5), and Huskers Head Basketball Coach Tim Miles, center, pictured on November 1, 2014 at the Hendricks Training Complex in Lincoln. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Bellevue West students Carlee Sine, left, Kimberly Gau, second from left, Colton Barber, center, Josh Schiefelbein and Spencer Belcastro, right, react to a play during the first quarter of the Omaha North vs. Bellevue West high school football game on September 18, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Fans cheer after the first touchdown for  Nebraska during the first quarter of the NU vs. Purdue football game on November 1, 2014 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Balloons are released during the Nebraska against Miami football game after the first touchdown at Stadium in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Elkhorn cheerleaders, Brittany Oligmueller, bottom right, and Carly Brune, top right, stretch before the Elkhorn vs. York football playoff game on October 31, 2014 Elkhorn Stadium. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD



Gabe the dog takes a snooze as people prepare to workout on August 13, 2014 at CrossFit Omaha in Omaha. Karen Wattier placed first in the Masters Women 60+ division of the 2014 CrossFit Games. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

Fall Features

Kaimay Reynolds, 6, bottom right, catches snowflakes on her tongue while Phil Wasta, left, Maria Smotherman, center, and Stephen Goodall, right, battle at Elmwood Park on November 15, 2014 in Omaha. Their group meets every Saturday throughout the year, rain or shine. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Maria Smotherman, left, and Stephen Goodall, right, battle at Elmwood Park on November 15, 2014 in Omaha. Their group meets every Saturday throughout the year, rain or shine. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD 


EMichael Lechtenberger, left, and Isabella Lechtenberger, 8, right, sit in the reading area on November 12, 2014 in the Art Works curiosity center at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha. The interactive section of the museum includes stations with pottery, portraiture, and touch screen painting among other activities. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


The Beet Burger Royale with tarragon potato salad pictured at Modern Love on October 28, 2014 in Omaha. The restaurant specializes in vegan and vegetarian dishes. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Chef Michaela Maxwell pictured at Modern Love on October 28, 2014 in Omaha. The restaurant specializes in vegan and vegetarian dishes. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Kat Cover, left, and William M. Cover II, right, owners of Grandpa Snazzy's Theatrical Rental and Grandpa Snazzy's Victorian Emporium and Coffee Shop pictured on September 16, 2014 in Weeping Water, Neb. The couple makes and rents stage costumes, weapons and props. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


A train passes through town on August 26, 2014 in Oakland, Neb.  Brendan Murray says the vibration from some trains, which carry crude oil, is cracking the foundations of his properties. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Delia Binette, 7, left, lifts her foot up which is by her mother Kristine Binette, center, as she asks Training Specialist Ladena Koch to smell it during a security check before the graduation ceremony of the Domesti-PUPS program on October 20, 2014 at the Lincoln Correctional Center in Lincoln, Neb. The service dogs trained by the inmates were then matched with people for disabilities, seizure response, mobility assistance and wheelchair assistance. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Delia Binette, 7, sits with her service dog Stormi during the graduation of the Domesti-PUPS program on October 20, 2014 at the Lincoln Correctional Center in Lincoln, Neb. The service dogs trained by the men were then matched with people for disabilities, seizure response,  mobility assistance and wheelchair assistance. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Pedro Gonzalez, left, Roberto Gonzalez, center, and Daniel Valadez, right, kick a ball around on November 3, 2014 near L Street and S. 22nd St.  in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Melanie Bartlett, right, comforts Antonio Bartlett, 4, as he falls asleep in there home on November 11, 2014 in Omaha. Growing up, Melanie's parents, Tom and Leslee, fostered. Melanie adopted and then fostered two children of her own. Now, the family is being honored in the Heartland Family Services Salute to Families. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD 


Hannah King, 12, of Elkhorn is buried in corn at Vala's Pumpkin Patch on September 29, 2014. The family run fall attraction will draw more than 200,000 visitors next month. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Beekeeper Chris Ruhaak of Loess Hills Honey Company harvests honey at Prairie Hawk Winery in Council Bluffs, IA. Beekeeping is seeing a rise in Nebraska and Iowa. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Students walk to the buses at Norris Middle School on October 28, 2014 in Omaha. There is a proposed fund for extensive repairs and renovations for Omaha middle schools. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


 Matt Wagner of Dead End Cemetery Yard Haunt's display pictured on October 8, 2014 in Omaha. The yard includes gravestones, faux stone pillars and faux-iron gate fencing. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Daunte Goynes, is licked by a service dog during the graduation of the Domesti-PUPS program on October 20, 2014 at the Lincoln Correctional Center in Lincoln, Neb. The service dogs trained by the men were then matched with people for disabilities, seizure response,  mobility assistance and wheelchair assistance. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Ebola patient Dr. Martin Salia arrives at The Nebraska Medical Center on November 15, 2014 in Omaha. He is the third Ebola patient to be treated there. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Michael Seevers, left, Uchenna Nwoye, center, Audri Edmonds and Eric Ruesch, right, vote in the Midterm elections on November 4, 2014 at the Joslyn Castle in Omaha.  SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Cedric Hartman prepares for the exhibition of his work during the KANEKO Open Space Soirée featuring works by Cedric Hartman on September 19, 2014 at KANEKO in Omaha. The exhibition included work by Cedric Hartman, Wallace E. Cunningham and Olson Kundig Architects. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Associate attorney Cheree M. Hatfield walks up the stairs to her apartment for lunch on September 22, 2014 in Ord, Neb. Hatfield is practicing law in Ord, and is a product of the Nebraska State Bar's Rural Practice Initiative which aims to get more recent law grads into rural Nebraska communities. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

Friday, September 12, 2014

September


The Cornhusker Marching Band takes the field before the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers played McNeese State Cowboys in a football game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Defensive back Charles Jackson pictured at Husker Portraits  on August 1, 2014 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Fans line up to get autographs from true freshman during Husker Fan Day on August 1, 2014 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Wayne Brekke, left, and Laurie Brekke, right, put on their helmets before they ride their scooters from work at the Mastercraft Building to the Old Market on August 8, 2014 in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Rowers carry the boat to shore after practice for the masters group for the Omaha Rowing Association practices at Carter Lake on July 28, 2014 in Carter Lake, IA. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Fog creeps over a lake at Gladys Dr. and U.S. Route 75 in Plattsmouth, Neb., on September 7, 2014.


A full spread of sharing plates at Mula including antojitos, tacos, rice & beans, salsa, and drinks pictured on August 27, 2014 on 40th and Farnam in Omaha. The Mexican kitchen & tequileria features street style Mexican cuisine, and a tequila bar. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Homemade yogurt  with various toppings pictured on August 8, 2014 at Sarah Baker Hansen's in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


The archery exhibit is part of the Nebraska Building's Outdoor Encounter exhibit on August 14, 2014 at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, Neb. The interactive exhibits feature digital food to table demonstrations, sculptures, a combine ride, a walkable map of Nebraska, and archery and air rifle ranges among others. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Claire Stallman, left, Abigail Simon, center, and Melanie Riffee, right, take the runway during the Avant Garde Showcase of Omaha Fashion Week on August 20, 2014 near 12th St. and Davenport in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


A model walks wearing a piece by Dan Richters, Luis Alvarez & The Aquage Artistic Team and Victor Victoria Salon during the Avant Garde Showcase of Omaha Fashion Week on August 20, 2014 near 12th St. and Davenport in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Meghan O'Shea, left, makes final adjustments on model Zana Koung, center, with Jasmine Gurciullo, right, during the Avant Garde Showcase of Omaha Fashion Week on August 20, 2014 near 12th St. and Davenport in Omaha.  SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

Alyssa Dierks, 6, left, and Sophia Boritzki, 6, right, play during the first night of the End of Summer Concert Series on August 21, 2014 at Midtown Crossing in Omaha. The series, presented by UNO,  will run from August 21-September 25. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Alexandra Sick, 13, of Elkhorn rides a mechanical bull during the Nebraska Balloon and Wine Festival on August 8, 2014 in Omaha. The event features balloon launches, balloon glows and live music. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD