New sports bar offers opportunity to watch podcast recording and other special events | Butterfly
Writer Scott Stewart
There are sports bars. And then there’s the Hail Varsity Club.
The one-of-a-kind concept in the Southport West development at La Vista features programming from Hail Variety, a Husker athletics media company, based in a sports bar and restaurant environment.
Beyond Husker football and volleyball nights, guests can watch live podcast recordings, play bingo and musical trivia, celebrate new issues of Hail Varisty magazine, and a variety of other special events.
The restaurant has a 21-foot projector and over 30 televisions, with every seat having a view of the big game. The menu features fine pub fare including burgers, wings and pizza.
“Hail Varsity Club is a unique sports bar, restaurant and entertainment experience created by Hurrdat and Hail Varsity. We have created an energetic environment where fans can come together to share their passion for the sport over a bite to eat and a drink. ‘a beer’, according to the company’s website, www.hailvarsityclub.com.
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Hurrdat is an Omaha-based media, entertainment and digital marketing services company with roots in search engine optimization and social media marketing. He bought Hail Varsity in 2017, publishing a magazine and website as well as producing radio and podcast shows.
“It’s really exciting to have such a well-respected, branded business in this location,” La Vista Mayor Doug Kindig said at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. August 31. , what will happen, we wish you many years of continued success.”
Hail Varsity Club has taken over Ozzy’s Roadhouse’s former location at 12744 Westport Parkway.
“It’s really exciting to do this here,” said Bill Hipsher, president of Hurrdat. “La Vista is where I grew up, from age 5 through high school. … Being able to bring a sports bar to La Vista and make it the flagship location is really neat.”
The concept had been in the works for several years, Hispher said, and the company’s patience paid off in finding the place at La Vista.
“There’s nothing else like it in the United States that has a fusion of media and entertainment and talent and personalities with the sports bar experience,” Hipsher said.
Find more information, including a menu and calendar of events, at www.hailvarsityclub.com.