List of sports teams in Nebraska

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There are a variety of sports in Nebraska. Private organizations, colleges and universities and other clubs across the state that offer sports throughout Nebraska.

Professional sports[edit]

The following are professional sports played in Nebraska.

Club Sport League Championships Founded
Lincoln Saltdogs Baseball American Association 2 (2001, 2006) 2001
Nebraska Danger Indoor American football Indoor Football League 0 2010
Lincoln Haymakers Indoor American Football Champions Professional Indoor Football League 0 2012
Omaha Beef Indoor American football Champions Professional Indoor Football League 0 1999
Omaha Nighthawks Football United Football League 0 2010
Omaha Storm Chasers Baseball Pacific Coast League (AAA) 5 (1969, 1970, 1978, 1990, 2011) 1969

College sports[edit]

NCAA Division I sports[edit]

The following are National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I college sports played in Nebraska.

School Nickname Conference National Titles Founded
Creighton University Bluejays Big East Conference 3 1878
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cornhuskers Big 10 Conference 19 1869
University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks The Summit League 11 1908

NCAA Division II college sports[edit]

Nebraska has several colleges playing in the NCAA Division II.[1]

School Mascot Conference National Titles Founded
University of Nebraska-Kearney UN-Kearney Lopers MIAA 1 1905
Wayne State College Wayne State Wildcats NSIC 2 1910
Chadron State College Chadron State Eagles RMAC 0 1911

NAIA college sports[edit]

School Mascot Conference National Titles Founded
Bellevue University Bellevue Bruins Midlands 14 1966
College of Saint Mary Saint Mary Flames Midlands 0 1923
Concordia University Concordia Bulldogs Great Plains 1 1894
Doane College Doane Tigers Great Plains 10 1872
Hastings College Hastings Broncos Great Plains 3 1882
Midland University Midland Warriors Great Plains 2 1883
Nebraska Wesleyan University NW Prairie Wolves Great Plains 19 1887
Peru State College Peru State Bobcats Midlands 2 1865
York College York Panthers Midlands 28 1890

Junior-level sports[edit]

There are several semi-professional or club sports in Nebraska.

Club Sport League Titles Founded
Lincoln Stars Hockey US Hockey League 5 1996
Omaha Lancers Hockey US Hockey League 10 1986
Tri-City Storm Hockey US Hockey League 1 2006
No Coast Derby Girls Roller derby Women's Flat Track Derby Association 0 2005
Omaha Rollergirls Roller derby Women's Flat Track Derby Association 0 2006

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Division II Home Page". National Collegiate Athletic Association. Archived from the original on 2007-08-22. Retrieved 2007-08-30.