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Huskers Prepare for First B1G Road Matchup

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced for over two hours with helmets only on Monday evening inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice Field. Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf spoke with media about finding an identity with the run game. Juniors Mikale Wilbon and Devine Ozigbo led the run game last Saturday against Rutgers, rushing for 79 and 105 ... More>>

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Albrecht, Hunter collect B1G weekly awards

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Nebraska volleyball senior outside hitter Annika Albrecht was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday, while fellow senior Kelly Hunter was selected as the Big Ten Setter of the Week. The team captains guided the Huskers to a pair of road sweeps to begin Big Ten play over the weekend. Albrecht had a career-high 19 kills, six digs and four blocks while hitting .400 in a 3-0 sweep at then-No. 2 Penn State, the N... More>>

Huskers sweep Rutgers for 2-0 Big Ten Start

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - The 14th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team finished a perfect first weekend of Big Ten play with a 25-15, 25-20, 25-11 sweep of Rutgers on Saturday night at College Avenue Gym. The Huskers (9-3, 2-0 Big Ten) got 12 kills from Annika Albrecht and 11 kills from Mikaela Foecke on .579 hitting with no errors for their second straight sweep. All eight of Nebraska's wins this season have been ... More>>

Nebraska survives against Rutgers 27 to 17

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations 4 –– Nebraska improved to 4-0 all-time against Rutgers, including 3-0 as members of the Big Ten and 2-0 at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska also improved to 5-2 in Big Ten Conference openers and won for the ninth straight time on Homecoming Saturday in Lincoln. 5 –– True freshman offensive tackle Brenden Jaimes is the fifth true freshman offensive lineman to start a gam... More>>

Prep Football Scores September 22 Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL         Aquinas 39, Bishop Neumann 14         Arcadia-Loup City 30, St. Paul 8         Archbishop Bergan 53, Wisner-Pilger 0         Arlington 28, Louisville 3         Auburn 52, Falls City 7         Aurora 57, Gering 20         Beatr... More>>

NEB Soccer: Huskers Drop 1-0 Decision to Ohio State

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska soccer team (6-3, 0-1 Big Ten) fell to Ohio State, 1-0, in its Big Ten opener at Hibner Stadium on Friday night. Despite outshooting the Buckeyes, 18-8, including a 7-3 advantage in shots on goal, NU couldn’t score against Ohio State goalkeeper Devon Kerr. Sinclaire Miramontez and Brenna Ochoa each managed a pair of shots on goal to lead the NU offense. Sophomore goalkeeper... More>>

NEB Vball: Huskers Hand No. 2 Penn State Shocking Home Sweep

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The 14th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team handed No. 2 Penn State its first sweep in Rec Hall in 14 years as the Huskers upset the previously unbeaten Nittany Lions on Friday night, 26-24, 25-19, 25-20, in front of a crowd of 3,763. The Huskers (8-3, 1-0 Big Ten) won their sixth straight match against Penn State and gave the Nittany Lions (10-1, 0-1 Big Ten) their first 3-0 loss at home since ... More>>

September 21 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Riley and Huskers Move Forward Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska football team practiced for 90 minutes Thursday evening. The Huskers were inside Memorial Stadium practicing in shorts and helmets. Head coach Mike Riley spoke with the media after practice to first touch on injuries heading into Nebraska’s Homecoming game against Rutgers Saturday with kickoff set for 2:30 p.m. “Hot and windy,” Riley s... More>>

NEB Soccer: Huskers Return to Action at Hibner This Weekend

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations After more than a week without a match, the Nebraska soccer team (6-2-0) returns to the pitch for the start of Big Ten play this weekend at Barbara Hibner Stadium. Friday night is American Outlaws Night, as the Huskers host Ohio State, with kickoff set for 7:05 p.m. (CT). A fan raffle, open to all fans, for a Nebraska Weber Grill will be at the marketing table near the main entrance of the stadium. The winner wi... More>>

NEB VBALL: Huskers Begin Big Ten Play at No. 2 Penn State

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers Begin Big Ten Play at No. 2 Penn State MATCH 11: #14 NEBRASKA at #2 PENN STATE SEPT. 22, 2017 | REC HALL UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. | 7 P.M. (CT) BROADCAST INFO TV - BTN ONLINE - BTN2GO.com RADIO - Husker Sports Network INTERNET RADIO - Huskers.com MATCH 12: #14 NEBRASKA at RUTGERS SEPT. 23, 2017 | COLLEGE AVENUE GYM NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. | 6 P.M. (CT) BROADCAST INFO TV - NONE ONLINE - BTN PLUS ($) RADIO - Huske... More>>

NU Softball: Huskers Open Fall Season This Weekend

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska softball team begins its fall season this weekend, which will include eight home games and one scrimmage. The Huskers will kick off the fall season with the Red-White scrimmage on Friday, Sept. 22 beginning at 3:30 p.m. The scrimmage will feature all current Huskers, including freshmen and transfer athletes, as well as some former Huskers. On Sept. 24, NU welcomes South Dakota for a double header ... More>>

September 19 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Blackshirts Prepare for B1G Opener against Rutgers Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced for over two hours in full pads on Tuesday evening inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice Field. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco spoke with the media after practice about the Huskers’ Big Ten opener against Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights, under the directio... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Huskers in the Haymarket Presented by SCHEELS Set for Oct. 6

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers in the Haymarket Presented by SCHEELS Set for Oct. 6 Lincoln – The Husker basketball programs will be taking their opening preseason event to downtown Lincoln next month, as the first-ever Huskers in the Haymarket presented by SCHEELS will take place on Friday, Oct. 6. This interactive, fan-friendly event will take place outside on Canopy Street between R and Q Streets, as the street next to the Raily... More>>

NE FB Post Practice 9.18.17

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska football team practiced for 90 minutes Monday evening in shorts, jerseys and helmets. The offensive and defensive units switched between practicing in the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf spoke with the media after practice about the Husker’s offensive performance against Northern Illinois... More>>

Huskers Sweep Omaha to Finish Non-Conference Play

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations OMAHA, Neb. - The 10th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team concluded the Omaha Challenge with a 3-0 (26-24, 25-15, 25-13) sweep of the Omaha Mavericks in front of a crowd of 5,351 at Baxter Arena on Saturday night. The Huskers finished non-conference play with a 7-3 record and will begin Big Ten play at No. 2 Penn State next Friday. UNO fell to 3-10 overall. The Mavericks came ready to play and led for almost the enti... More>>

NEB VBall: Panthers Snap Huskers' Win Streak

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations OMAHA, Neb. - The 10th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team had its six-match win streak snapped by Northern Iowa on Saturday afternoon at Baxter Arena. The Panthers earned their fourth victory over a top-25 opponent this season with a 3-1 (25-20, 25-23, 14-25, 25-21) win over the Huskers, who dropped to 6-3 overall. UNI led throughout most of its first-set win and had a 10-point lead in set two before a furious Husker ... More>>

September 15 Prep Football Scores

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press  PREP FOOTBALL         Adams Central 41, Minden 6         Allen 46, Elkhorn Valley 20         Aquinas 17, Columbus Scotus 16         Arcadia-Loup City 66, Cross County 13         Battle Creek 27, Archbishop Bergan 0         Bayard 9, Southern Valley 7   &nbs... More>>

Huskers Open Omaha Challenge With Sweep of KSU

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations OMAHA, Neb. - The 10th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team started the Omaha Challenge with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-11, 25-16) win over Kansas State at Baxter Arena on Friday. The Huskers (6-2) used a strong defensive performance to roll to their sixth straight sweep. NU had a 51-29 advantage in digs and outblocked the Wildcats, 9-4. After Kansas State got off to a strong start with four of the first five blocks in the match,... More>>

September 14 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska football team practiced for a little less than two hours Thursday afternoon in shorts and helmets. The practice was split between Memorial Stadium and Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Head Coach Mike Riley addressed the media after practice and mentioned his eagerness to see the team play against Northern Illinois on Saturday with kickoff set for 11 a.m. “Welcome to Thursday... More>>

NEB WGYM: Huskers Release 2018 Schedule

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska women's gymnastics team has finalized its 2018 schedule, announced head coach Dan Kendig on Thursday. The slate features five home events, including the Masters Classic on March 4, 2018. The Huskers, reigning co-Big Ten champions, open the season on Jan. 13 against Big Ten opponent Penn State in University Park, Pa. The Huskers will then return home for a three-meet home slate. On Jan. 20 the Husker... More>>

Huskers Set for Three Matches at Omaha Challenge

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The 10th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team heads to Omaha this weekend for three matches at the Omaha Challenge, hosted by UNO at Baxter Arena. Nebraska will play Kansas State on Friday at 4:30 p.m., followed by matches on Saturday against Northern Iowa at Noon and Omaha at 7:30 p.m. The Huskers will be playing at UNO’s Baxter Arena for the first time. The facility opened in 2015 and has a capacity of 7,898. Sin... More>>

Shawn Eichorst statement on Black Friday games

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Statement from Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst: “I want to clarify Nebraska’s position regarding the dates of our season-ending football games in 2020 and 2021 as announced earlier this week by the Big Ten Conference. At this time no final decision has been made on what dates these two games will actually be played. As in past years, the Big Ten releases opponent matchups and typically assigns thes...

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NEB SOC: Nebraska vs. Iowa Postponed

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska Athletics Department, in conjunction with the University of Iowa, has determined that the women’s soccer matchup between the schools scheduled for Friday, Sept. 15 in Iowa City will not be played this weekend. The schools are hopeful of finding a mutually agreeable date for the contest to be played later in the 2017 season. The postponement is due to multiple Nebraska student-athletes being ill... More>>

September 12 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln--The Nebraska football team practiced Tuesday afternoon for just over two hours in full pads and helmets. The defense and offense switched between practicing inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco spoke with the media following practice and discussed how defense can fully prepare for the game againt Norther... More>>

Nebraska Football: Big Ten Announces 2020 and 2021 Conference Schedules

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska will open the 2020 football season with a Big Ten Conference game against Purdue at Memorial Stadium. That game was one of the highlights of the 2020 and 2021 Big Ten football schedules announced by the league office on Tuesday. The Huskers’ matchup with Purdue on Sept. 5, 2020, will mark the first time Nebraska will open a season with a conference game since playing host to Oklahoma State to open ... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Copeland Declared Eligible for Start of 2017-18 Season

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Copeland Declared Eligible for Start of 2017-18 Season Lincoln – Nebraska Athletics announced Tuesday that men’s basketball player Isaac Copeland received a waiver from the NCAA and is immediately eligible for the 2017-18 season. Copeland, who transferred from Georgetown to Nebraska in January of 2017, received a medical redshirt after playing in just seven games because of an injury in 2016-17. He will... More>>

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  • Complete BIG EAST Men's Basketball Schedule Released

    Complete BIG EAST Men's Basketball Schedule Released

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics OMAHA, Neb. – The BIG EAST released the conference schedule for Creighton Men’s Basketball on Tuesday, while the Bluejays also announced their final non-conference game to complete the 2017-18 slate. The Bluejays will play 18 league games in all during their fifth season in the BIG EAST Conference, playing all nine opponents both home and away. Eight of Creighton’s league games will come on Sat...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics OMAHA, Neb. – The BIG EAST released the conference schedule for Creighton Men’s Basketball on Tuesday, while the Bluejays also announced their final non-conference game to complete the 2017-18 slate. The Bluejays will play 18 league games in all during their fifth season in the BIG EAST Conference, playing all nine opponents both home and away. Eight of Creighton’s league games will come on Sat...More >>
  • Royals announce 2018 regular season schedule

    Royals announce 2018 regular season schedule

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Kansas City Royals ROYALS ANNOUNCE 2018 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE Opening Day Scheduled for Thursday, March 29 KANSAS CITY, MO (September 12, 2017) — In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Kansas City Royals today announced their 2018 regular season schedule. All game times will be announced at a later date. Opening Day is scheduled for Thursday, March 29 at Kauffman Stadium vs. the Chicago White Sox, beginning the sea...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Kansas City Royals ROYALS ANNOUNCE 2018 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE Opening Day Scheduled for Thursday, March 29 KANSAS CITY, MO (September 12, 2017) — In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Kansas City Royals today announced their 2018 regular season schedule. All game times will be announced at a later date. Opening Day is scheduled for Thursday, March 29 at Kauffman Stadium vs. the Chicago White Sox, beginning the sea...More >>
  • Nebraska MBB: Trio of Games Picked for TV

    Nebraska MBB: Trio of Games Picked for TV

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Trio of Games Picked for TV Broadcast Info for Gavitt Tipoff Games and Big Ten/ACC Challenge Announced Lincoln - Nebraska’s 2017-18 schedule was finalized Tuesday as television information was announced for the remaining three games on NU’s schedule. Nebraska’s games at St. John’s (Nov. 16) and at Creighton (Dec. 9) were both picked up by FS1, giving the Huskers four games on that network i...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Trio of Games Picked for TV Broadcast Info for Gavitt Tipoff Games and Big Ten/ACC Challenge Announced Lincoln - Nebraska’s 2017-18 schedule was finalized Tuesday as television information was announced for the remaining three games on NU’s schedule. Nebraska’s games at St. John’s (Nov. 16) and at Creighton (Dec. 9) were both picked up by FS1, giving the Huskers four games on that network i...More >>
  • Huskers to work on protection

    Huskers to work on protection

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team practiced for over an hour and a half in half pads Monday evening on the Ed and Joyanne Gass Field and in the Hawks Championship center. Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf met with the media after practice and discussed the game against Oregon last Saturday. “To score 35 points, we didn’t play very well," Langsdorf said. "That was th...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team practiced for over an hour and a half in half pads Monday evening on the Ed and Joyanne Gass Field and in the Hawks Championship center. Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf met with the media after practice and discussed the game against Oregon last Saturday. “To score 35 points, we didn’t play very well," Langsdorf said. "That was th...More >>
  • Curti is IIAC Football Offensive Player of the Week

    Curti is IIAC Football Offensive Player of the Week

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Nebraska Wesleyan Athletics CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore quarterback Jonathan Curti has been awarded the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Football Offensive Player-of-the-Week honor for the second week of the season. Curti (Colorado Springs, Colo.) had a record breaking performance in his second career start at quarterback. Curti broke the NWU school record passi...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Nebraska Wesleyan Athletics CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Nebraska Wesleyan University sophomore quarterback Jonathan Curti has been awarded the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Football Offensive Player-of-the-Week honor for the second week of the season. Curti (Colorado Springs, Colo.) had a record breaking performance in his second career start at quarterback. Curti broke the NWU school record passi...More >>
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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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