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The Big Ten Conference and ESPN/ABC announced Tuesday that Nebraska's 2014 games against Miami and Michigan State will be televised in prime time on the ESPN family of networks. Nebraska will play host to Miami on Sept. 20, at Memorial Stadium with kickoff set for 7 p.m. CT. Two weeks later on Oct. 4 the Huskers will travel to East Lansing...
Tuesday, April 15 – 6:35 p.m. Probable Starters: LHP Christensen (1-0) vs. Kalmus (3-1) TV: BTN Stream: Free Radio (Huskers.com) | Video Stream (BTN2Go) Radio: Husker Sports Network Wednesday, April 16 –6:35 p.m. Probable Starters: LHP Kubat (2-2) vs. TBA TV: None Stream: Free Radio (Huskers.com) | Video Stream ...
Lincoln - All-American Jordan Hooper became the third Husker in the last five years taken in the top 13 picks of the WNBA Draft, when she was chosen by the Tulsa Shock with first pick of the second round of the 2014 WNBA Draft on Monday. Hooper, a 6-2 forward from Alliance, Neb., waited anxiously through the first round of the draft while ...
The Nebraska City baseball team picked up their first win of the season on Saturday beating Omaha North 5-2. The Pioneers started the season 0-10 before the win on Saturday. The Pioneers will look to build off that win as they play in the EMC Tournament later on this week. Their game Monday afternoon against Bellevue West was canc...
Minneapolis – A two-out RBI single by Steven Reveles in the top of the 10th inning and a perfect bottom of the 10th from closer Josh Roeder secured a 3-2 win and a series sweep of the Minnesota Golden Gophers by the Nebraska baseball team on Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field. With their second straight conference sweep, the Huskers are 7-2 in leagu...
Lincoln – Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles announced Friday the hiring of Jim Molinari (pronounced Mole-in-AIR-ee) as an assistant coach with the Husker basketball program. One of the most well-respected teachers in college basketball, Molinari brings over three decades of Division I coaching experience to Nebraska, including 20 y...
Fans got a good laugh when Coach Bo Pelini walked out of the locker room for the Tunnel Walk holding a cat and then they got a good look at I-back Imani Cross, who rushed for 100 yards and two scores, while Nebraska's four quarterbacks combined for 356 yards and three touchdowns, as the Red team won the annual Red/White Spring Game with a 55-46 vic...
Nebraska City lost to Norris (7-0) yesterday at Steinhart Park 18-8. An 8 run, 3rd inning helped the Titans pull away early. The Pioneers are back on the road this afternoon when they face off against Bellevue East. For stats from yesterday's match-up, check out Max Preps: http://www.maxpreps.com/games/baseball-spring-14/nebraska-city-vs...
Tuesday, April 1 – 6:35 p.m. Probable Starters: RHP Hohensee (0-2) vs. LPH Poche (2-0) TV: Cox Sports Stream: Free Radio (Huskers.com) | Video Stream (ESPN3.com) Radio: Husker Sports Network Wednesday, April 2 –1:35 p.m. Probable Starters: LHP Kubat (1-1) vs. RHP Phillips (2-0) TV: None Stream: Free Radio (Huske...
Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska football team returned to its 2014 spring practice schedule Monday afternoon after a 10-day break for spring break. The Huskers practiced in full pads for two hours inside the Hawks Championship Center as well as outside at the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini was impressed wit...
The Nebraska City baseball team came up just short on Friday evening against Elkhorn South. Pioneers fall to 0-2 after a 9-8 loss on the road. Baseball scores from Friday: Friday (03/21/2014) Bellevue West 8, Omaha Burke 2 Columbus 5, Seward 3 Elkhorn South 9, Nebraska City 8 Grand Island 7, Millard North ...
A memorable 2013-14 season for the Nebraska men's basketball team came to a close on Friday with a 74-60 loss to Baylor in an NCAA West Regional second-round matchup at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. The Huskers finish the season with a 19-13 record including an 11-7 Big Ten record and fourth-place finish in conference play. The Huskers b...
The Nebraska baseball team opens Big Ten Conference play this weekend when it travels to Iowa City, Iowa, for a three-games series against the Big Ten leading Iowa Hawkeyes at Duane Banks Field. The Huskers will be playing in Iowa for the second straight season after taking 2-of-3 on the road last year during conference play. The Huskers a...
The Nebraska City Pioneers lost their season opener to start the 2014 baseball season to Mount Michael Benedictine, 4-1, Thursday evening on the road. Plattsmouth defeated Omaha Bryan 12-3 in their season opener. The Pioneers of Nebraska City will take on Elkhorn South on the road this afternoon. The Pioneers will be at home on M...
The Nebraska basketball team makes its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1998 on Friday, as the Huskers take on No. 23 Baylor in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. Tipoff at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, is set 11:40 a.m. and the game will be carried nationally on TruTv (Dish-Ch. 242; DirecTV-Ch. 246; Time Warner-Chs. 2...
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Third-seeded and 16th-ranked Creighton kicks of their NCAA Tournament action today as the Bluejays will take on the 14th-seeded Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in second round action of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Friday's game will start at approximately 2:05 p.m. Central and be contested at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The...
The Syracuse City council discussed Wednesday evening putting new benches with memorial plaques in the entry way to the baseball field. City Attorney Jerry Stilmock says that the idea is to place three or four benches along the walk-way from the parking lot to the entrance of the field. Stilmock says it would give people an oppor...
Lourdes Central Catholic High School Boys will face Overton today at 3:45 PM at Lincoln East High School for round one of the State Basketball Tournament. This is Lourdes first trip back to the tourney since 1999. The game will be broadcast on B103 (103.1 FM) starting with pre-game at 3:35 PM. Nate Gonner and Andy Wolff will have the call. ...
Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska basketball team overcame the No. 9 Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday evening as the Huskers posted a 77-68 victory in front of a school record 15,998 fans at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Terran Petteway and Shavon Shields led the Huskers with 26 points each, as the Huskers improved to 15-1 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Shields wen...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini has received a one-year contract extension through February 2019. Athletic department spokeswoman Chris Anderson on Friday confirmed the extension, which was first reported by CBSSports.com. Anderson said terms were not immediately available for release. Pelini is 57-24 in six sea...
1011now.com - When the Nebraska School Activities Association building was being designed in 2006, a wise man by the name of Jim Tenopir had the foresight to dedicate about 7,000 square feet for a future hall of fame exhibit area. Well, the future is now, so legendary Nebraska names like Gale Sayers, Johnny Rodgers and Bobby Reynolds are n...
In a contest featuring a pair of teams on the brink of qualifying for the NCAA Tournament, Nebraska improved its résumé with a 70-60 victory on the road Wednesday night in Indiana. The triumph gives NU its first 10-win conference season since 1999 and clinches its first winning season in the league since 1999-2000. The Huskers (18-11, 10-7...
The Morton-James Public Library in Nebraska City is the first stop in the state of Nebraska to hold the Smithsonian Touring Exhibit called 'Hometown Teams' that opens today. There will be a ribbon cutting starting at 4 PM and a community pep rally to follow. Barbra Hegr, director of the library, says a lot of library's applied for the grant and on...
NCAA scoring leader Doug McDermott scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half, but D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had 18 points and a career-high 12 rebounds to lead Georgetown's 75-63 upset of 13th-ranked Creighton. Markel Starks added 17 points and a career-best 11 assists to help the Hoyas hand the Bluejays their second straight loss....
The Nebraska basketball team continues its quest for its first NCAA Tournament bid since 1998 and a first-round bye in next week's Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis Wednesday night, as the Huskers take on Indiana. The Huskers (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten) enter the final week of the regular season with a chance to finish anywhere from second to si...
#5 Lourdes CC (20-6) will face off against #4 Overton (22-4) on March 13th at Lincoln East with tip-off at 3:45. In the Class D-1 District Finals last night at Doane College, Lourdes Central Catholic beat Bruning-Davenport/Shickley (BDS), 59-43....
While a win would have been better, despite losing, the Peru State women's basketball team will be participating in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) post-season tournament this week. The Bobcats fell to Central Methodist University (CMU) at home on Saturday 77-64, but secured the seventh seed in the tournament which will begin on Thu...
The Peru State men's basketball team knew they had to win to have a shot at post-season play, but the visiting Central Methodist University (CMU) Eagles had something else in mind. The Eagles breezed to a 20-point halftime lead and then cruised to a 93-70 win. With the win, the Eagles finished fifth in the Heart of America Athletic Confere...
KEARNEY - The State Dual Wrestling Championships were held on Saturday in Kearney. Nebraska City finish 4th in Class B after falling to Adams Central in the 3rd place match, 38-30. Omaha Skutt Catholic, Bennington, Adams Central, Nebraska City, and Lexington round out the top 5. ...
Shavon Shields had 17 points and 10 rebounds, while Nebraska defense turned in another stellar effort, as the Huskers topped Northwestern, 54-47 Saturday afternoon. Shields led three Huskers in double figures with 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor to pace three Huskers in double figures. The sophomore, who recorded his second dou...
It is old school meets new school, as Nebraska unveiled its throwback jerseys for Saturday's Legends Weekend game against Northwestern. The Huskers will honor one of its greatest teams in school history on Saturday, as Nebraska's jerseys will pay homage to the 1911-12 Huskers. That team, coached by the legendary E.O. "Jumbo" Stiehm, went ...
Both Peru State teams continue to struggle as both the men's and women's dropped their home game against Mid-American Nazarene last night at the Al Wheeler Activity Center. The women suffered their worst loss of the season last night, losing to Mid-American 99-47. Sydney Young led the Lady Bobcats with 15 points. The Lady Bobcats drop to 7-20 on th...
Tuesday (02/25/2014) Falls City 55, Auburn 33 Falls City Sacred Heart 45, Lewiston 44 Freeman 61, Southern 23 Johnson County Central 57, Syracuse 49 Lincoln Lutheran 56, Conestoga 18 Lourdes Central Catholic 68, Johnson-Brock 54 Palmyra 53, Tri County 32 Parkview Christian 46, Sterling 39 Yutan 57, Elmwood-M...
Lincoln, NE - The Nebraska men's basketball team continued its late-season surge with a 76-57 rout over Purdue Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers (16-10, 8-6 B1G) have won five straight conference games for the first time since 1999 and improved to a Big Ten-best 13-1 at Pinnacle Bank Arena this season. Sophomore All-Big Ten candid...
A pair of unearned runs proved to be the difference on Sunday afternoon, as the Nebraska baseball team fell 4-3 to the Utah Utes at the Spring Training home of the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. The Huskers were in search of a weekend sweep of the Pac-12 Conference after beating No. 1 Oregon State on Friday and Washington on Saturday, but i...
15 individuals from 4 area schools came home with medals on Saturday after competing in the State Wrestling Tournament. Here is a list of the medal winners: 2014 NSAA Championships Results for Freeman: Class D- Weight Class 220 - Scott Adams of Freeman finished 3rd 2014 NSAA Championships Results for Nebraska City: ...
CANTON, MO- The Peru State Bobcat men's and women's basketball teams made a five hour bus ride to eastern Missouri for a Heart of America Athletic Conference double header with the Culver Stockton College Wildcats. In the women's game, a back and forth contest between the Bobcats and Wildcats was decided at the free throw line. Pe...
Lincoln - The Nebraska men's team recorded its fourth straight conference victory in dominant fashion Thursday night, as the Huskers beat Penn State 80-67 in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,797 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers improved to a Big Ten-best 12-1 in its first season at their new home and have won six of their previous seven league co...
Day 2 of the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament begins today as 10 individuals from five area schools are still on track to win the gold in Omaha. Results for Auburn: B132 - Dalton Shearer (35-8) placed 6th and scored 9.00 team points. Round 1 - Won by decision Quarterfinal - Won by fall Results for Freeman: ...
In game one of last night's girls Class C1-1 sub-district game in Beatrice, Syracuse advanced after beating Auburn for the second time in a week. The Rockets improve to 18-6 on the season and will play Fall City, the winners of game two of last night's sub-districts, on Thursday. ...
Nebraska junior outfielder Michael Pritchard was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon after posting a .500 batting average last weekend, with seven hits and a team-high six RBIs. Pritchard led the Huskers to a 2-2 record at the Husker Classic this past weekend in Tempe, Ariz., as he produced at least one run, one hit and o...
Syracuse, NE - The Nebraska City wrestling team competed for the Class B-1 District tourney on Friday and Saturday and the Pioneers came away with a share of tournament title, ending in a tie with Gretna. Other area schools who competed in districts this past weekend were Plattsmouth who finished tied for 3rd, Syracuse finished 5th, Auburn...
EAST LANSING, Mich (AP). -- Terran Petteway and Walter Pitchford pushed Nebraska to one historic win. Petteway scored 23 points, Pitchford had 18 and the Cornhuskers beat Michigan State 60-51 on Sunday to get to .500 in the Big Ten for the first time since joining the conference. It also was Nebraska's first Big Ten win over Michigan State. The...
Tempe, Ariz. – The Husker offense was unable to find a rhythm on Sunday afternoon at Tempe Diablo Stadium, as the Nebraska baseball team fell to 2-2 on the season following a 5-3 loss to the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Huskers put together a rally in the ninth inning and had the tying run at the plate, but the Huskers were unable to come up with enough h...
PERU- Peru State's February woes continued Saturday afternoon as the Missouri Valley Vikings completed season sweeps of the Bobcats. In the women's game, Peru State got out to a fast start, shooting 59% from the floor in the first half as the Bobcats held a 39-29 halftime lead. But the Bobcats would be outscored by 18 points in th...
NEBRASKA CITY-The Elkorn South Storm came into Nebraska City and rained several threes on the Pioneers. In girl game, Senior Megan Kuck and Sophomore Paige Piatkowski combine to score 33 points include 6 made three point baskets on their way to a 58-31 win over Nebraska City. Pioneer Sophomore Andrea Freiling scored a team high 12...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Cody Larson and Jake Bittle each scored 16 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to lead South Dakota State o a 77-60 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Thursday night. Omaha (15-10, 4-5) were led by Mike Rostampour, who scored 15 points. Devin Patterson added 13 points for the Mavericks, while CJ Carter had 12....
Lincoln, NE (AP) -- Nebraska pitcher Kyle Kubat will not be available for the Huskers' season-opening weekend, according to head coach Darin Erstad. Kubat is battling arm soreness that has slowed his progress during the preseason. The junior pitcher was projected in the Huskers' 2014 starting rotation. Kubat has made 16 starts at Nebraska ...
Lincoln, NE (AP) -- Nebraska goes into the last month of the regular season looking to enhance its chance to play in a postseason tournament. The Cornhuskers play four of its last seven games at home -- where they are 11-1 -- and only two of its remaining opponents have winning records in Big Ten play. Coach Tim Miles said Tuesday that hi...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Shavon Shields scored a career-high 33 points, making all 15 of his free throws for Nebraska's best performance at the line in 32 years, and the Cornhuskers defeated Illinois 67-58 on Wednesday night. The Huskers (13-10, 5-6 Big Ten) pulled away with the help of a defense that held Illinois to two field goals over the...
OMAHA - Due to wintry weather conditions in the Knoxville area, the Omaha baseball team's opening weekend series with Tennessee and Purdue has been moved to Saturday through Monday. No games will be played on Friday as was originally scheduled. Omaha and Purdue will start the weekend with a match-up on Saturday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. The Maver...
A group of concerned parents and supporters of the Conestoga football team attended last night's school board meeting to discuss the future of the football program. Roughly 40 people gathered at the Conestoga Elementary School Tuesday evening to talk about the concerns parents are having of how Jeremey Schroeder, the high school football ...
OMAHA - Sunday's loss to St. John's hurt Creighton's standing in the top 25 polls. The Blue Jays slipped six spots in the AP Poll to 18th, and five spots in the coaches poll to 17th. Creighton has now been ranked in 34 of Greg McDermott's 72 weeks as head coach. Next up for the Jays is Butler on Thursday....
NEB CITY, NE - Nebraska City finished second in the Eastern Midlands Conference wrestling tournament at home on Friday. The Pioneers scored 178 team points, finishing 13 points behind Bennington who won the tournament. Individual winners for Nebraska City by weight class: Tony Heng, 106 Kyle Francois, 132 Darin Sornson, ...
Evanston, Ill. – Walter Pitchford and Terran Petteway combined 25 second-half points, as Nebraska overcame a six-point halftime deficit to knock off Northwestern, 53-49, Saturday afternoon at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Petteway led all scorers with 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out a season-high four assists, while Pitchford scored 1...
NEW YORK (AP) - D'Angelo Harrison scored 19 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:08 to play, and St. John's beat No. 12 Creighton 70-65 on Sunday night for its sixth win in seven games. Chris Obekpa tied his career high with 11 points for the Red Storm (15-9, 5-6 Big East), who avenged the only loss during that seven-game stret...
LINCOLN - The No. 22 Nebraska women's team used a 22-0 first-half run to storm past No. 24 Michigan State for a 76-56 women's basketball victory at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday. Jordan Hooper had 18 points and six rebounds for Nebraska, while Tear'a Laudermill added 15 points. Nebraska's now 17-5 ahead of a road match-up with M...
PERU- The Peru State Bobcats hosted a Heart of America Athletic Conference double header against the Avila Eagles with major implications on the Conference race on the line. In the womens game, Peru State was going head to head with a team involved in a three way tie for 7th place in the conference standings, and there was extra time neede...
SYRACUSE- The Syracuse Rockets hosts Capital Conferece foe The Platteview Trojans Friday in a girls/boys double header at the Rocket Emporium. In the girls game there were 5 lead changes after the first quarter with Platteview leading 12 to 9. They wouldn't surrender the lead after that as the Trojans were up 24-14 and ended up winning the...
Peru, Neb. – Karlee Stuart (Las Animas, Colo.) and Nate Bohy (Mesa, Ariz.), both Bobcat basketball players, were named recently by Peru State athletic director Steve Schneider as the Bobcat Athletes of the Month for January. Stuart was selected as the female athlete for her consistent play in the month of January for the Bobcat women's bas...
Peru, Neb. – The Peru State Bobcat baseball will be offering a hitting camp and a pitcher/catcher camp on March 8 and 9 respectively. Both camps will be available to players ages 7 to 17. Hitting Camp The Bobcat baseball hitting camp will be held on Saturday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Al Wheeler Activity Center (AWAC)...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Nebraska ran into a hot-shooting Michigan team as the 10th-ranked Wolverines topped the Huskers, 79-50 in Crisler Center Wednesday evening. Michigan (17-5, 9-1 Big Ten) hit 13 3-pointers, including nine in the first half, as the Wolverines put the game away early and snapped Nebraska's two-game win streak. Shavon Shields led NU wit...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Tear'a Laudermill scored 21 points and made a career-high five 3-pointers Wednesday night as No. 22 Nebraska escaped Wisconsin 71-70 in overtime. Emily Cady made 1 of 2 free throws to put Nebraska ahead and conclude the game's scoring with 1:02 left in overtime. Cady had 10 points and 11 rebounds while Rachel Theriot had 11 poi...
OMAHA - Sophomore Marissa Janning tied an arena record with 38 points to push the Creighton women's basketball team to a 75-61 win over Georgetown on Wednesday. The win pushed the Bluejays to 14-9 overall and 8-3 in the Big East conference. Creighton returns to action on Sunday in Chicago against DePaul....
National Rankings (Rivals 32; Scout 34). Best in class: Monte Harrison, WR, Lee's Summit, Mo. He's a dynamic athlete who led his West High team to a state championship. The question is whether he'll show up in Lincoln or turn pro in baseball. A speedy and strong-armed outfielder, he's pegged as a top-50 MLB draft pick. ...
According to the Omaha World Herald's latest basketball rankings, the Lourdes Central Catholic Knights boy's basketball team is ranked #6 in Class D-1. The Lourdes boys are 13-4 on the season and will face off against Brownell-Talbot this Friday....
ANN ARBOR, MI - After winning three of its last four games, the Nebraska basketball team travels to Ann Arbor for a matchup with the No. 10 Michigan Wolverines on Wednesday night. The Huskers (11-9, 3-5 B1G) have been off since a 60-55 win over Indiana on Thursday night. In that game, the Huskers overcame a 16-point first-half deficit, outscoring ...

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