Author: Edge Staff

Karen Jennings

Karen Jennings Age: 43 Accolades: Nebraska record-holder for career and single-season scoring; 1992-93 Big Eight Conference Female Athlete of the Year; 1991-92 and 1992-93 CoSIDA All-American-of-the-Year Currently: Realtor, CBS Home   As a young girl in Persia, Iowa, Karen Jennings was thankful for the few hours a day she could […]

Eric Piatkowski

Eric Piatkowski Age: 43 Accolades: Record-setting forward, nicknamed “The Polish Rifle” for three-point shooting accuracy; second-highest career points in NU history; averaged 21.5 points per game as a senior Currently: Father of Paisley, Paige and Jace   For 14 years in the NBA, Eric Piatkowski struggled to balance his busy […]

Steve Warren

Steve Warren Age: 35 Accolades: 1999 First-Team All-Big 12; third-round NFL draft pick by Green Bay; Nebraska Football Hall of Fame member Currently: Founder of D.R.E.A.M. – Developing Relationships through Education, Athletics and Mentoring; Omaha Concordia High School football coach; leader of the Warren Academy, an athletic training and development […]

Eric Crouch

Eric Crouch Age: 34 Accolades: Record-setting Nebraska quarterback; 2001 winner of the Heisman Trophy, awarded annually to the most outstanding college football player in the U.S. Currently: Big Ten Network analyst; owner of Crouch Recreation   I’m most thankful for the people I’ve met and the relationships I’ve built through […]

My Two Cents

Tina Wurth of Katina’s Couture knows a thing or two about women’s fashion, having built a distinct brand at her boutique located in the Shops of Legacy. In just seven years, Katina’s has become a leader in introducing trendsetting style to its West Omaha clientele. “When I travel to different […]

Silverleaf Beauty

Nestled in Elkhorn’s rolling hills, this custom-built home offers something for everyone in the family it was designed for. An office peeks out off a curved staircase, a surprisingly spacious room for dad to work. In the basement, an exercise room offers mom all the gym essentials. For the kids, […]

Queen Of Diamonds

Kristen Van Hoosen | Age 16 | Millard West Millard West’s Kristen Van Hoosen is no stranger to the diamond, having played organized softball since kindergarten. The Junior standout is coming up big this fall for the Wildcats as they march toward State yet again. Coach Don Brummer’s squad is […]

Perfect Form

Will Gottsch | Age 15 | Elkhorn High School Although Elkhorn High School gets plenty of attention for their pipeline of great athletes, there’s one accomplished competitor who might not be on the radar of some — but should be. Elkhorn sophomore Will Gottsch jumped onto the high school diving […]

Fitness Buffs

IThinkFit Gym offers 11,000 square feet of space to work up a sweat, but rows of treadmills, elliptical machines and conventional gym equipment are strikingly absent. Instead, women push a hundred-pound sled across the room. Men flip tractor tires. High school athletes do squats while balancing atop an unstable Bosu […]

Seasoned to Perfection

John Horvatinovich’s first restaurant logo involved a guy riding a taco. Horvatinovich, executive chef of the hip and modern Salt in Eagle Run, was a taco-obsessed Michigan kid when he first imagined owning a restaurant (he dubbed it Ándale Tacos). Opened in May, Salt is a far cry from the […]