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Frank Solich will be back in Nebraska this January

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Outland Trophy Frank Solich, former Nebraska head football coach and current Ohio football coach, will return to Nebraska for the Outland Trophy Award Dinner on Jan. 9, 2019 at the Downtown Doubletree Hotel. Solich will accept the fifth Tom Osborne Legacy Award from his former boss. More>>

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NEB BSB: Two Huskers Earn All-Big Ten Honors

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska baseball team produced two All-Big Ten performers and two All-Freshman Team selections, when the conference announced its all-conference teams and individual awards on Tuesday. Senior Scott Schreiber and junior Jesse Wilkening each earned second-team honors from the conference. Jaxon Hallmark and Gunner Hellstrom each made the All-Freshman Team. Mojo Hagge captured Nebraska’s Big Ten Sportsmanshi... More>>

NEB T&F: Huskers Gear Up for NCAA West Preliminary Round

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Link to Recap: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211716577 Live Stats: https://www.ncaa.com/sites/default/files/external/track-field/results/d1/outdoor18/West/index.htm FloTrack Live Stream (Subscription Required): https://www.flotrack.org/events/6133945-2018-di-ncaa-west-preliminary-round Huskers Gear Up for NCAA West Preliminary Round Nebraska’s qualifiers to the NCAA Wes... More>>

NEB BSB: Schreiber Named Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Senior Scott Schreiber is one of 25 semifinalists for the 41st Golden Spikes Award, announced by USA Baseball on Monday. Schreiber, who started all 52 games for the Huskers in 2018, was drafted in the 26th round by the Tampa Bay Rays following the 2017 campaign, but decided to return to Nebraska for his senior season. A 2016 All-American and two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection, Schreiber is also a finalist f... More>>

Fye, Grint Earn Regional Track Honors

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Doane Athletics As the Doane Track & Field teams took off on Monday morning for the NAIA National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama, two Tigers were honored for their accomplishments so far during the outdoor campaign. On Monday morning, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced their regional honors for the outdoor track & field season. Doane Head Coach Ed Fye was na... More>>

Breen Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. -- Danielle Breen capped out an outstanding academic and athletic career by earning College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 7 honors for the second year in a row, as CoSIDA released its at-large teams on Thursday.  The Ames, Iowa native is an accounting major, holds a cumulative 4.0 GPA and was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten pick and a two-time Bi... More>>

NEB BSB: Huskers Fall to Fighting Illini, 13-6

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Champaign, Ill. – The Nebraska baseball team (23-28, 7-14 Big Ten) was officially eliminated from contention for a spot in the Big Ten Tournament following a 13-6 loss to Illinois at Illinois Field on Friday evening. In the top of the first, NU left one baserunner stranded in a scoreless frame as Jesse Wilkening drew a two-out walk. Illinois took a 1-0 lead with one run in the bottom of the first. Michael Mas... More>>

Huskers baseball loses at Illinois 5-2

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Champaign, Ill. – The Nebraska baseball team (23-27, 7-13 Big Ten) out-hit Illinois and had two fewer errors, but lost to the Fighting Illini, 5-2, at Illinois Field on Thursday night. Junior right-hander Matt Waldron, making his 12th start of the season, went 5.2 innings and allowed four runs on four hits, while recording four strikeouts. Mike Waldron went 2.1 innings in relief and allowed one ru... More>>

Huskers women's golf add Lapa as full-time assistant coach

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Nebraska women’s golf coach Robin Krapfl announced the hiring of Kolton Lapa as a full-time assistant coach on Thursday, May 17. He will officially begin his new role at Nebraska on June 1. Lapa, who spent the 2012-13 season as a freshman on the Nebraska men’s golf team, before returning to his home state of Arizona to compete for the Wildcats, comes to Nebraska after spending two seasons... More>>

Turner named EuroLeague’s best point guard

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Posted by: Sports  sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Former Nebraska women's basketball guard Yvonne Turner was named the Best Point Guard in the EuroLeague in 2017-18 earlier this week. Turner, who was a four-year letterwinner for the Huskers from 2007 to 2010, helped lead Sopron (Hungary) to the EuroLeague championship game in 2018. For the season, Turner averaged 14.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists while helping Sopron to the Hungarian champion... More>>

Creighton volleyball recruiting class named Top-10 nationally

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics OMAHA, Neb. -- For the third time in four years, Creighton Volleyball's recruiting class has been named one of the nation's top 25 classes by PrepVolleyball.com. This year's class, which features outside hitter Keeley Davis (Highlands Ranch, Colo.), middle hitter Annika Welty (Riverside, Mo.), outside hitter Jaela Zimmerman (Malcolm, Neb.) and right side hitter Kari Zumach&nbs... More>>

Huskers earn 49 bids to NCAA West Regional Meet

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska track and field team earned a total of 49 bids to the NCAA West Preliminary Round at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California on May 24-26.  Athletes who rank among the top 48 in their respective events earned berths into the NCAA West Preliminary Round, as well as the 24 best relay times. The Husker men claimed 27 bids to the regional meet, while the women's team acco... More>>

Jablonski, Simmons Earn NFCA All-Region Honors

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Two Nebraska softball student-athletes were recognized as all-region players by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Thursday. Senior pitcher/utility Kaylan Jablonski was named to the second team, while junior outfielder Alyvia Simmons was named to the third team. Both Jablonski and Simmons earned third-team all-region honors last year and were named all-conference players by the Big Ten earl... More>>

Royals & Storm Chasers Announce Exhibition Game for 2019

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Omaha Storm Chasers Royals & Storm Chasers Announce Exhibition Game for 2019 2019 Royals Exhibition Game presented by SAC Federal Credit Union set for March 25 at Werner Park PAPILLION, NE (May 16, 2018) — The Omaha Storm Chasers and Kansas City Royals have announced the 2019 Royals Exhibition Game presented by SAC Federal Credit Union, which is scheduled for Monday, March 25, 2019 at Werner Park. First pitch is scheduled ... More>>

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  • NU Athletics: Coaching Changes Announced for Men's Golf and Men's Tennis

    NU Athletics: Coaching Changes Announced for Men's Golf and Men's Tennis

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos announced Wednesday that Men’s Golf Head Coach Bill Spangler and Men’s Tennis Head Coach Kerry McDermott will not return following the expiration of their contracts this summer. “I would like to thank Coach Spangler and Coach McDermott for their dedicated years of outstanding service to the University of Nebraska, and wish them the best in their future endeav...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos announced Wednesday that Men’s Golf Head Coach Bill Spangler and Men’s Tennis Head Coach Kerry McDermott will not return following the expiration of their contracts this summer. “I would like to thank Coach Spangler and Coach McDermott for their dedicated years of outstanding service to the University of Nebraska, and wish them the best in their future endeav...More >>
  • Huskers basketball to host Seton Hall in Gavitt Tipoff Games

    Huskers basketball to host Seton Hall in Gavitt Tipoff Games

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    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Lincoln – Nebraska will welcome Seton Hall to Lincoln for the first time in school history as the Big Ten and Big East conferences announced the pairings for the 2018 Gavitt Tipoff Games on Tuesday. Nebraska will host the Pirates on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Start time and television information will be announced at a later date. All eight Gavitt Tipoff Games are televised nationally ...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Lincoln – Nebraska will welcome Seton Hall to Lincoln for the first time in school history as the Big Ten and Big East conferences announced the pairings for the 2018 Gavitt Tipoff Games on Tuesday. Nebraska will host the Pirates on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Start time and television information will be announced at a later date. All eight Gavitt Tipoff Games are televised nationally ...More >>
  • Creighton to host Ohio State as part of Gavitt Tipoff Games

    Creighton to host Ohio State as part of Gavitt Tipoff Games

    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics NEW YORK – The BIG EAST and Big Ten Conferences have announced the matchups for the fourth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, with eight men's basketball contests set for Nov. 13-16, 2018. Creighton will participate in the event for the fourth straight season, and host Ohio State on November 15th in the ninth all-time meeting between the Bluejays and Buckeyes. OSU leads the series, 5-3, ...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics NEW YORK – The BIG EAST and Big Ten Conferences have announced the matchups for the fourth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, with eight men's basketball contests set for Nov. 13-16, 2018. Creighton will participate in the event for the fourth straight season, and host Ohio State on November 15th in the ninth all-time meeting between the Bluejays and Buckeyes. OSU leads the series, 5-3, ...More >>
  • NWU Golf shoots 313 at Day One of NCAA Tournament

    NWU Golf shoots 313 at Day One of NCAA Tournament

    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NWU Athletics GREENSBORO, N.C. – Nebraska Wesleyan shot a team score of 313 in the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships that are being held at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina. NWU is 36th in the field of 42 teams on day one when play was suspended at 4:25 pm (EST) with storms in the area.  18 teams did not complete their round on Tuesday.  Play is expected to...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NWU Athletics GREENSBORO, N.C. – Nebraska Wesleyan shot a team score of 313 in the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships that are being held at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina. NWU is 36th in the field of 42 teams on day one when play was suspended at 4:25 pm (EST) with storms in the area.  18 teams did not complete their round on Tuesday.  Play is expected to...More >>
  • Nebraska Men's BB: Harris Signs with Huskers

    Nebraska Men's BB: Harris Signs with Huskers

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – University of Nebraska Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Monday that Amir Harris has signed a National Letter-of-Intent with the University of Nebraska for the 2018-19 campaign. Harris, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard attends St. James School in Hagerstown, Md., where he played for Coach Dan Prete. Harris averaged 11.5 points, 6.3 rebounds, 6.4 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.4 blocks per gam...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – University of Nebraska Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Monday that Amir Harris has signed a National Letter-of-Intent with the University of Nebraska for the 2018-19 campaign. Harris, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard attends St. James School in Hagerstown, Md., where he played for Coach Dan Prete. Harris averaged 11.5 points, 6.3 rebounds, 6.4 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.4 blocks per gam...More >>
  • NEB T&F: Culmer, Lloyd, Percy Grab B1G Titles on Final Day

    NEB T&F: Culmer, Lloyd, Percy Grab B1G Titles on Final Day

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Culmer, Lloyd, Percy Grab B1G Titles on Final Day Bloomington, Ind. - Nebraska track and field seniors Kaiwan Culmer, Antoine Lloyd and Nick Percy all captured Big Ten event titles on the final day of the Big Ten Outdoor Championships at Robert C. Haugh Track. Percy won his third-straight Big Ten discus title, while Culmer (triple jump) and Lloyd (110-meter hurdles) added the first Big Ten outdoor titles of their...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Culmer, Lloyd, Percy Grab B1G Titles on Final Day Bloomington, Ind. - Nebraska track and field seniors Kaiwan Culmer, Antoine Lloyd and Nick Percy all captured Big Ten event titles on the final day of the Big Ten Outdoor Championships at Robert C. Haugh Track. Percy won his third-straight Big Ten discus title, while Culmer (triple jump) and Lloyd (110-meter hurdles) added the first Big Ten outdoor titles of their...More >>
  • Tupper Collects Big Ten Bronze Medal on Day Two

    Tupper Collects Big Ten Bronze Medal on Day Two

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Bloomington, Ind. - Nebraska junior Toni Tupper earned a bronze medal in the women's shot put, while four other Huskers earned podium finishes on Saturday, the second day of the Big Ten Championships at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex. After nine scored events of 21, the Nebraska women sit seventh with 28 points, while the Husker men are ninth with 17 points after seven events. Tupper earned the b...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Bloomington, Ind. - Nebraska junior Toni Tupper earned a bronze medal in the women's shot put, while four other Huskers earned podium finishes on Saturday, the second day of the Big Ten Championships at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex. After nine scored events of 21, the Nebraska women sit seventh with 28 points, while the Husker men are ninth with 17 points after seven events. Tupper earned the b...More >>
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    Brett Edwards

    Brett Edwards

    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.

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    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.   His passion for sports lead him to Wayne State College in Nebraska, where he played quarterback for the Wildcats.

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  • Ryan Hillman

    Ryan Hillman

    Ryan Hillman is from Elizabeth, CO, where he grew up playing sports ranging from football to baseball to basketball.  “Growing up, I loved sports and discussing sports with my grandfather.”  Ryan says.

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    Ryan Hillman is from Elizabeth, CO, where he grew up playing sports ranging from football to baseball to basketball.  “Growing up, I loved sports and discussing sports with my grandfather.”  Ryan says.

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  • Phil Bergman

    Phil Bergman

    Phil grew up in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, PA.  Ever since he was two years old, the only job he wanted to do is be a sports reporter.  Well, to be fair, he really wanted to be a professional athlete.

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    Phil grew up in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, PA.  Ever since he was two years old, the only job he wanted to do is be a sports reporter.  Well, to be fair, he really wanted to be a professional athlete.

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  • Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

    Bucks player 'gave in' during arrest to avoid officers' guns

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:17:52 GMT
    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...
    NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation.More >>
    NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation.More >>
  • Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

    Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:16:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Schwane). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics' Marcus Morris (13) and Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Friday, May 25, 2018,...(AP Photo/Ron Schwane). Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics' Marcus Morris (13) and Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Friday, May 25, 2018,...
    LeBron's 44 points leads Cavs to 109-99 win, forces Game 7.More >>
    LeBron's 44 points leads Cavs to 109-99 win, forces Game 7.More >>
  • Platini vows to return to soccer after Swiss justice move

    Platini vows to return to soccer after Swiss justice move

    Saturday, May 26 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-05-26 10:23:22 GMT
    Banned former UEFA President and FIFA vice president Michel Platini says he is planning to return to soccer after Swiss federal prosecutors confirmed he was not being charged in an investigation into possible...More >>
    Banned former UEFA President and FIFA vice president Michel Platini says he is planning to return to soccer after Swiss federal prosecutors confirmed he was not being charged in an investigation into possible financial wrongdoing.More >>
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