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NEB Soccer: Huskers Extend Unbeaten Streak with Tie Against Iowa

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers Extend Unbeaten Streak with Tie Against Iowa Iowa City, Iowa – The Nebraska soccer team (9-3-5, 3-1-5 Big Ten) extended its unbeaten streak to eight consecutive games with a 0-0 tie against Iowa (8-6-2, 3-4-2 Big Ten) at UI Soccer Complex on Wednesday night. The Huskers are 3-0-5 during that stretch. In a game that was rescheduled from earlier this season, the Huskers outshot the Hawkeyes, 18-5, inc... More>>

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October 18 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers in Bye Week, Coaches Set to Recruit Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its second bye-week practice for an hour and 30 minutes in full pads on Wednesday evening. The Huskers split time between the Hawks Championship Center and the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Head coach Mike Riley met with the media to summarize this week’s practice on both the players and coaches&rsqu... More>>

Creighton Men’s Basketball Picked Fifth in BIG EAST as Foster and Thomas Honored

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics NEW YORK, N.Y. – The 2017-18 Creighton men's basketball team has been picked to finish fifth in the BIG EAST Conference, with guards Marcus Foster and Khyri Thomas earning individual honors. The results of a preseason poll of BIG EAST coaches were announced on Wednesday morning as part of the league's annual Media Day festivities at Madison Square Garden. Creighton was the coaches' pick for fifth place in the... More>>

NEB Vball: Huskers Return Home for Northwestern, Illinois

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations After three straight matches on the road, the Nebraska volleyball team returns home to finish the first half of the Big Ten schedule with matches against Northwestern and Illinois this weekend. The seventh-ranked Huskers will host Northwestern on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, and then they will face Illinois on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Devaney Center. Both matches will be televised on NET and s... More>>

Nebraska Men's Basketball: Huskers to Face Mississippi State in Charity Exhibition Game

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln -- The University of Nebraska and Mississippi State University basketball programs will look to raise money for hurricane victims, as the programs will square off in a charity exhibition game on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. Nebraska and Mississippi State together sought and received a waiver from the NCAA to play the extra exhibition game with the sole purpose to be... More>>

Hanson named Big Ten co-offensive player of the week

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Senior Haley Hanson shared Big Ten Offensive Player-of-the-Week accolades, announced by the conference on Tuesday. Hanson receives this week’s honor along with Rutgers’ Brittany LaPlant. Hanson, an Overland Park, Kan., native, helped the Huskers earn four points on the road last weekend and extend Nebraska’s unbeaten streak to seven consecutive games. On Thursday, Oct. 12, Hanson ta... More>>

Marcus Foster named to Shooting Guard of the Year watch list

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – Creighton senior Marcus Foster is one of 20 candidates for the 2018 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today. Named after Hall of Famer and 1959 NCAA Final Four Most Valuable Player Jerry West, the annual honor in its fourth year recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men's college basketball.  "Jerry West is one of the best shooting guards to ever play the game and b...

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Creighton volleyball's Witt and Winters named Big East players of week

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Creighton Volleyball teammates Jaali Winters and Brittany Witt have been honored by the BIG EAST as the Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively. The duo helped the Bluejays to a 2-0 week that featured a 3-2 win over Butler and a 3-0 triumph against Xavier to help Creighton improve to 14-5 on the season and 7-1 in league play. Winters averaged 5.56 points, 5.25 kills, 3.25 di... More>>

Boender to take Medical Release from Volleyball

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced on Monday that junior outside hitter Olivia Boender has decided to end her volleyball playing career by pursuing a medical release. “Olivia has been struggling this season to stay healthy, and between her and the doctors it’s been determined that she is going to take a medical release from playing volleyball and end her playing career,” Cook said. &... More>>

Bill Moos is Nebraska's new director of athletics

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN NEWS RELEASE *Program-builder Bill Moos is Nebraska's new director of athletics NEBRASKA TODAY WEBSITE: http://news.unl.edu  NEWS RELEASE WEBSITE: http://news.unl.edu/news-releases/1/   PROGRAM-BUILDER BILL MOOS IS NEBRASKA'S NEW DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS ATTENTION: News, Sports, Education Editors MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Chancellor Ronnie Green and D...

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NEB Soccer: Huskers Finish Weekend with 1-1 Draw Against Indiana

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Box score and play-by-play attached Link to recap: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211673122 Huskers Finish Weekend with 1-1 Draw Against Indiana Bloomington, Ind. – The Nebraska soccer team (9-3-4, 3-1-4 Big Ten) tied Indiana, 1-1, at Yeagley Field at Armstrong Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Huskers led most of the match after senior Haley Hanson scored off an assist fro... More>>

Nebraska falls 56 to 14 to Ohio State

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ J.T. Barrett passed for five touchdowns and ran for two others, and ninth-ranked Ohio State scored on its first eight possessions on its way to a 56-14 victory over Nebraska on Saturday night.         The Buckeyes (6-1, 4-0 Big Ten) continued their dominant surge since their loss to Oklahoma last month, tying their school record with a fourth straight game of scoring 50-plus... More>>

Huskers earn road win at No. 16 Purdue, 3-1

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The fourth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team earned a 3-1 (25-16, 22-25, 25-14, 25-18) win at No. 16 Purdue on Saturday night at Mackey Arena.  The Huskers (14-4, 7-1 Big Ten) rebounded from their first conference loss of the season to Wisconsin on Wednesday by stopping one of the nation's best attacking teams in Purdue (15-4, 5-3 Big Ten). The Boilermakers entered the night with the th... More>>

10-13 Prep Football Scores

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL         Allen 44, Emerson-Hubbard 40         Arapahoe 70, Hitchcock County 22         Arcadia-Loup City 16, Central City 8         Arthur County 50, South Platte 6         Auburn 41, Syracuse 0         Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur 20, Archbishop Bergan 14 &... More>>

NEB Baseball: Red Team Holds Off White Team in Game One, 8-5

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Link to recap: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211672883 Red Team Holds Off White Team in Game One, 8-5 Lincoln, Neb. – In the opening game of Nebraska’s annual Red-White Series, the Red team posted an 8-5 win despite a late comeback attempt by the White team at Hawks Field on Friday night. The Red team raced out to a 2-0 lead after the first inning, and extended it to... More>>

NEB VBALL: Huskers Look to Rebound at No. 16 Purdue

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska volleyball team hits the road for the second time this week as the fourth-ranked Huskers take on No. 16 Purdue in West Lafayette, Indiana on Saturday night. First serve at Mackey Arena will be at 6 p.m. (CT). The match will not be televised, but there will be a live stream available online with a BTN Plus subscription. Husker Sports Network will broadcast all the action on HSN affiliates including 107.... More>>

NEB Soccer: Huskers Edge Boilermakers in Overtime Thriller, 3-2

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Box score and play-by-play attached Link to recap: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211672652 Huskers Edge Boilermakers in Overtime Thriller, 3-2 West Lafayette, Ind. – The Nebraska soccer team (9-3-3, 3-1-3 Big Ten) extended its unbeaten streak to six consecutive games with a wild 3-2 overtime victory over Purdue at Folk Field on Thursday night. The Huskers held a 2-0 lead ... More>>

October 12 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced for an hour and 50 minutes with helmets and shoulder pads on Thursday evening. The Huskers split time between the Hawks Championship Center and Tom Osborne Field in Memorial Stadium. Head Coach Mike Riley met with the media after practice to talk about how freshmen offensive linemen Brendan Jaimes has been holding up since Big Ten Conference play began. "... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Husker Hoops Preview Set for Nov. 2

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Husker Hoops Preview Set for Nov. 2 Lincoln – Husker fans can get their first look at the 2017-18 Nebraska men’s basketball team on Thursday, Nov. 2, as the Huskers will host an open practice and scrimmage at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The 2017-18 Husker basketball preview begins at 5:30 p.m., as the doors will open for the start of the live practice for the Huskers. The Huskers will practice until 7 p.m. and... More>>

NEB Baseball: Huskers to Host Red-White Series

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers to Host Red-White Series Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska baseball team concludes its fall practice with the annual Red-White Series at Hawks Field, beginning this week. The three-game set starts with Game 1, which will consist of six innings, on Friday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. (CT). Games 2 and 3, which are each five innings, are set for Monday, Oct. 16 starting at 6 p.m. All three games are open to the public and... More>>

NEB Soccer: Huskers Visit Purdue, Indiana to Begin Road Stretch

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers Visit Purdue, Indiana to Begin Road Stretch The Nebraska soccer team (8-3-3, 2-1-3 Big Ten) begins a set of four consecutive Big Ten road games when the Huskers travel to Indiana this week. The Huskers visit West Lafayette, Ind., for a Thursday tilt against Purdue, starting at 6 p.m. (CT). NU finishes its trip on Sunday when they square off with Indiana in Bloomington, Ind., starting at 11 a.m. (CT). ... More>>

October 10 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers Look to Slow Down No. 9 Buckeyes Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced for two hours with helmets and shoulder pads on Tuesday evening, splitting time between the Hawks Championship Center and the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco spoke with media after Tuesday’s practice in preparation for Saturday’s game against No. 9 Ohio State. Coach D... More>>

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  • NEB Soccer: Pujado Named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week

    NEB Soccer: Pujado Named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Pujado Named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week Nebraska’s Theresa Pujado earned Big Ten Co-Freshman-of-the-Week honors, announced by the conference on Tuesday. Pujado, a freshman from Harrisburg, S.D., scored her first career goal on Thursday night in Nebraska’s 3-0 win over Maryland at Hibner Stadium. Her goal, which she scored in the 38th minute, proved to be the game winner against the Terrapins. P...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Pujado Named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week Nebraska’s Theresa Pujado earned Big Ten Co-Freshman-of-the-Week honors, announced by the conference on Tuesday. Pujado, a freshman from Harrisburg, S.D., scored her first career goal on Thursday night in Nebraska’s 3-0 win over Maryland at Hibner Stadium. Her goal, which she scored in the 38th minute, proved to be the game winner against the Terrapins. P...More >>
  • NEB VBALL: Huskers Visit Wisconsin for Wednesday Match on BTN

    NEB VBALL: Huskers Visit Wisconsin for Wednesday Match on BTN

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers Visit Wisconsin for Wednesday Match on BTN The No. 4 Nebraska volleyball team travels to face No. 11 Wisconsin on Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Wisconsin Field House in Madison, Wisconsin. Wednesday’s match will be televised on BTN and streamed online at BTN2GO.com. Husker Sports Network will broadcast all the action on HSN affiliates including 107.3 FM in Lincoln and 105.9 FM in Omaha. A live audio stre...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers Visit Wisconsin for Wednesday Match on BTN The No. 4 Nebraska volleyball team travels to face No. 11 Wisconsin on Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Wisconsin Field House in Madison, Wisconsin. Wednesday’s match will be televised on BTN and streamed online at BTN2GO.com. Husker Sports Network will broadcast all the action on HSN affiliates including 107.3 FM in Lincoln and 105.9 FM in Omaha. A live audio stre...More >>
  • NSAA Softball state brackets

    NSAA Softball state brackets

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NSAAhome.org Below is the link to the brackets for the 2017 NSAA state softball tournament.  https://nsaahome.org/softball/More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NSAAhome.org Below is the link to the brackets for the 2017 NSAA state softball tournament.  https://nsaahome.org/softball/More >>
  • Berger places second at U23 World Team Trials

    Berger places second at U23 World Team Trials

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Berger Places Second at U23 World Team Trials Rochester, Minn. - Nebraska junior Tyler Berger made an impressive run at the USA Wrestling U23 World Team Trials, but fell in the best-of-three trials finals series to Richie Lewis on Sunday at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. Competing at 70 kg/154 lbs. in freestyle, Berger won his first three matches by decision, but fell to Lewis of Rutgers by scores ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Berger Places Second at U23 World Team Trials Rochester, Minn. - Nebraska junior Tyler Berger made an impressive run at the USA Wrestling U23 World Team Trials, but fell in the best-of-three trials finals series to Richie Lewis on Sunday at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. Competing at 70 kg/154 lbs. in freestyle, Berger won his first three matches by decision, but fell to Lewis of Rutgers by scores ...More >>
  • Huskers tie No. 23 Rutgers, 1-1

    Huskers tie No. 23 Rutgers, 1-1

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska soccer team (8-3-3, 2-1-3 Big Ten) closed its weekend home stand with a 1-1 tie against No. 23 Rutgers at Barbara Hibner Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Nebraska struck early when senior Haley Hanson found the back of the net in the seventh minute. The goal marked Hanson’s eighth of the season, a total that leads the Huskers in 2017. It was her third goal of the weekend foll...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska soccer team (8-3-3, 2-1-3 Big Ten) closed its weekend home stand with a 1-1 tie against No. 23 Rutgers at Barbara Hibner Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Nebraska struck early when senior Haley Hanson found the back of the net in the seventh minute. The goal marked Hanson’s eighth of the season, a total that leads the Huskers in 2017. It was her third goal of the weekend foll...More >>
  • Nebraska loses to Wisconsin 38 to 17

    Nebraska loses to Wisconsin 38 to 17

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Freshman Johnathan Taylor rushed for a season-high 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead a punishing ground game that helped ninth-ranked Wisconsin wear down Nebraska in the second half of a 38-17 win Saturday night.         The Badgers (5-0, 2-0) beat the Huskers (3-3, 2-1) for the fifth straight time and took sole possession of first place in the Big Ten West.   &...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Freshman Johnathan Taylor rushed for a season-high 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead a punishing ground game that helped ninth-ranked Wisconsin wear down Nebraska in the second half of a 38-17 win Saturday night.         The Badgers (5-0, 2-0) beat the Huskers (3-3, 2-1) for the fifth straight time and took sole possession of first place in the Big Ten West.   &...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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