Tag: Elkhorn Athletic Association

Game Changer

Sports is an invaluable way to give kids opportunities to develop new skills, learn about teamwork, gain confidence, make friends, and have fun. It’s why so many families participate and have grown it into a multibillion-dollar industry nationwide. Omaha has experienced its own boom with youth sports, and the Elkhorn […]

A Love for Team

Elkhorn South High School graduate and Elkhorn Athletic Association (EAA) scholarship winner Jaci Vanderloo has played softball for thirteen years. She began playing for the Elkhorn Slammers when she was in third grade. “Some of my best memories playing softball came from that team and my time with EAA. Since […]

No Place Like Home

Lindsey Ellison, Elkhorn High School graduate and Elkhorn Athletic Association (EAA) scholarship winner, found a home in EAA athletics. “We moved the summer before seventh grade. My parents wanted us to attend Elkhorn public schools, and after playing for EAA and having our sports “families” already out here, it was […]

Life-long Love for Athletics

When Ben Morrow started high school at Elkhorn South, he didn’t know a soul because he’d attended St. Patrick’s Catholic through eighth grade. “It was pretty difficult to start, but sports were definitely the biggest help. Meeting guys on the football and baseball team was super helpful, and it really […]

Multi-sport Success

Drive comes easily to Jack Buddecke, Elkhorn High School graduate and Elkhorn Athletic Association (EAA) scholarship winner. “I get motivated by wanting to become a better version of myself every day. Every practice or offseason workout was an opportunity to improve skills and get faster and stronger.” Buddecke started out […]

Strength in Leadership

Connor Legband, Elkhorn Athletic Association2020 Scholarship Award Recipient A disciplined student and athlete, Connor Legband has played baseball and football his whole life. A recent Elkhorn Athletic Association (EAA) 2020 scholarship winner, he learned the fundamentals to be successful in sports at an early age. “While playing for EAA, I […]

The Drive to Succeed

Grace Barker, Elkhorn Athletic Association 2020 Scholarship Award Recipient When Grace Barker began playing soccer in kindergarten, the game didn’t come easily at first. “I wasn’t the most coordinated, but I really loved playing! I worked hard each year to improve more and more.” Her father, James Barker, agreed. “That […]