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Huskers Crush Cowboys 25-10 in Season Opene

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Huskers Crush Cowboys 25-10 in Season Opener Lincoln, Neb. – In its first dual of the season, the No. 15 Nebraska wrestling team trounced the Wyoming Cowboys, 25-10, Friday night in front of 1,808 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.  The Huskers started strong, jumping to a 3-0 match lead after Kris Williams' 9-4 decision over Trent Olson at 125 pounds. Wyoming tied things up after Montorie Bridge... More>>

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Huskers Overcome Ohio State, 3-1

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Posted by: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations COLUMBUS, Ohio - The fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team extended its win streak to 10 matches with a 3-1 (25-23, 25-12, 22-25, 25-23) win at Ohio State in front of a crowd of 3,001 at St. John Arena on Friday night.  Mikaela Foecke had a match-high 15 kills to go with 11 digs, and Lauren Stivrins had a career-high 12 kills on .455 hitting to help keep the Huskers (23-4, 16-1 Big Ten) tied atop the B... More>>

NEB WBB: Huskers Continue Stand with Razorbacks

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations For complete game information including links to live coverage visit: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211685711 Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Thursday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. (CT) Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, Nebraska) Tickets Television: BTN (Brenda VanLengen, Lisa Byington) Live Radio: Husker Sports Network Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst) Lincoln - 107.3 FM; ... More>>

Huskers Begin Stretch Run at Ohio State, Maryland

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team begins the final two weeks of the regular season with road matches at Ohio State and at Maryland this weekend. Nebraska will take on the Buckeyes at 5 p.m. (CT) at St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio on Friday. The Huskers then travel to College Park, Maryland for a 5 p.m. (CT) match against the Terrapins on Saturday at XFINITY Center Pavilion. Friday’s match at Ohio State will ... More>>

NEB WRES: Huskers Host Cowboys in Home Opener

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Link to preview: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=101&SPID=33&DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211512006 No. 15 Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Wyoming Cowboys Friday, Nov. 17 – Lincoln, Neb. Live Stream: BTN Plus/FloWrestling Huskers Host Cowboys in Home Opener Nebraska will kick off its home dual season this Friday, as the Cornhuskers welcome Wyoming to the Devaney Center at 7 p.m. Tickets t... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Huskers Face St. John's in Gavitt Tipoff Games

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations GAME #3: NEBRASKA AT ST. JOHN'S Date: Thursday, Nov. 16 Time: 5:31 p.m. (CT) Locations: Queens, N.Y. Arena: Carnesecca Arena NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS 2017-18 Record: 2-0, 0-0 Big Ten Head coach: Tim Miles Record at Nebraska: 77-86 (6th year) Career Record: 360-306 (23rd year) ST. JOHN'S RED STORM 2017-18 Record: 2-0, 0-0 Big East Head coach: Chris Mullen ... More>>

NEB WBB: Huskers Run Past Roos, 80-60

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln - Freshman Taylor Kissinger led three Huskers in double figures with a game-high 18 points to help shoot Nebraska to an 80-60 women's basketball win over UMKC at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday night. Fellow Nebraskan Maddie Simon added 11 points while matching her career high for the second straight game with eight rebounds. Simon (Lincoln) and Kissinger (Minden) teamed up on a 10-0 run in less than a minut... More>>

November 14 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska football team split practice time inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields for roughly two hours on Tuesday evening in full pads. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco spoke with the media after practice about Penn State running back Saquon Barkley. "He is the total package,” Diaco said. “He's got contact balance, great spee... More>>

Cain Claims Big Ten Freshman Honor

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln - Nebraska's Kate Cain shared the Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award when the conference announced its first set of weekly awards on Monday, Nov. 13. Cain, a 6-5 center from Middletown, N.Y., erupted for 18 points and team highs of nine rebounds and three blocks off the bench to help the Big Red to a 62-53 victory over Southern Illinois Edwardsville on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Cain, who was rank... More>>

Huskers rout Rutgers

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team swept Rutgers on Sunday afternoon, 25-8, 25-11, 25-13 in front of a crowd of 8,135 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.  The Huskers (22-4, 15-1 Big Ten) extended their win streak to nine matches, their longest stretch this season without a loss. With four matches remaining in the regular season, Nebraska remains tied with Penn State atop the Big Ten standings... More>>

Heiman, Johnson Sign with Huskers

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln - University of Nebraska Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced that high school seniors Brady Heiman (Springfield, Neb.) and Xavier Johnson (Arlington, Va.) have signed National Letters-of-Intent to play for the Huskers beginning with the 2018-19 season. “I’m really excited about both of these young guys,” Miles said. “In their own way, they will add a great deal of val... More>>

November 9 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska football team practiced inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields for just less than two hours on Thursday evening in half pads and shorts. Head Coach Mike Riley spoke to the media following practice, beginning with an injury report. "I think Antonio Reed is good to go," Riley said. "Aaron Williams had a little setback du... More>>

Creighton’s Marcus Foster Named To Naismith Trophy Watch List

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics ATLANTA (November 9, 2017) – Creighton men's basketball senior Marcus Foster has been named one of 50 candidates for the Citizen Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced today. A list of 30 midseason candidates will be released on Feb. 14, 2018 before the 50th presentation of the award April 1, 2018. "We are proud to recognize our former winners during this special season and reflect on the her... More>>

NEB WBB: Huskers Tip Regular Season with SIUE

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska Cornhuskers (0-0, Big Ten) vs. SIUE Cougars (0-0, Ohio Valley) Saturday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m. (CT) Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, Nebraska) Promotions: Military Appreciation/Toys for Tots Tickets: Huskers.com Live Video Stream: BTN Plus (Brody Jantzi, Emma Young) Live Radio: Husker Sports Network Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst) Lincoln - 107.3 FM; Omaha - ESPN 590 AM Free Live Audio: Huskers.com/Huskers... More>>

Moustakas named AL Comeback Player of the Year by MLB Players Choice Awards

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations KANSAS CITY, MO (November 8, 2017) – Major League Baseball announced this evening that Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas has been tabbed the American League Comeback Player of the Year during the Players Choice Awards show on MLB Network. This marks the second award for Moustakas, who was also named AL Comeback Player of the Year by The Sporting News last month. Moustakas, 29, enjoyed a career ye... More>>

NEB Vball: Huskers Blitz Maryland, 3-0

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team won its eighth straight match with a 25-11, 25-15, 25-16 sweep of Maryland on Wednesday in front of a crowd of 8,031 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers (21-4, 14-1 Big Ten) served a season-high 10 aces to thwart the Terrapins (16-11, 5-10 Big Ten). Nebraska outhit Maryland .406 to .081. It was the second-best hitting performance of the season for the Hu... More>>

Nebraska Softball: Huskers Sign Six Standout Student-Athletes

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Six talented student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Nebraska softball team next fall, Head Coach Rhonda Revelle announced on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Nebraska’s signing class includes infielder Carson Fischer (Denton, Neb.); outfielder Petyon Glatter (Omaha, Neb.); catcher/outfielder Anni Raley (Clovis, Calif.); pitchers Karlee Seevers (York, Neb.) and Lindsey Walljasper (Manteca, Cal... More>>

Nebraska Volleyball Announces Four Signees

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska volleyball program and Head Coach John Cook received National Letters of Intent from four highly-touted high school seniors on Wednesday, the first day of the NLI fall signing period. Three of the signees received high school Under Armour All-America honors last week, and three players rank among the top-25 recruits nationally according to PrepVolleyball.com. Capri Davis, a 6-1 outside ... More>>

NEB WBB: Huskers Signing Class Ranked in ESPN Top 20

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln - The Nebraska women’s basketball team received National Letters of Intent from four standout high school seniors from Iowa, Minnesota and Indiana on the first day of the early signing period on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Nebraska's recruiting class was ranked No. 20 in the nation by the ESPN rankings at the start of the early signing period. Coach Amy Williams' first Nebraska class, which consisted of ... More>>

Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer awarded Gold Gloves

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, MO (November 7, 2017) – Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., and ESPN announced tonight that outfielder Alex Gordon and first baseman Eric Hosmer have each been honored with American League Rawlings Gold Glove Awards. This marks Gordon’s fifth career award, also winning four-straight from 2011-14, while Hosmer earns his fourth accolade, also winning three in a row (2013-15). As a team, Kans... More>>

November 7 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields for approximately two hours on Tuesday evening in full pads and helmets. Defensive coordinator Bob Diaco spoke to the media after practice about the present and the future of the defense, commenting about the progress he has seen with the defense’s ability to adap... More>>

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  • NWU's Shaka Taylor Earns National Recognition

    NWU's Shaka Taylor Earns National Recognition

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NWU Athletics LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Wesleyan University junior running back Shaka Taylor was selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, for his outstanding performance last Saturday versus Simpson College. He becomes the first NWU football player to ever be selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week, which honors the top player nationally at each position. This is the 19th season that D3fo...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NWU Athletics LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Wesleyan University junior running back Shaka Taylor was selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, for his outstanding performance last Saturday versus Simpson College. He becomes the first NWU football player to ever be selected to the D3football.com Team of the Week, which honors the top player nationally at each position. This is the 19th season that D3fo...More >>
  • Huskers Meet Maryland at 6 p.m. on Wednesday

    Huskers Meet Maryland at 6 p.m. on Wednesday

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team continues its stretch of four straight home matches as it hosts Maryland on Wednesday at 6 p.m. on BTN. The match will also be 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 stream will be provided at Huskers.com and on the official Huskers app. John Baylor is in...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team continues its stretch of four straight home matches as it hosts Maryland on Wednesday at 6 p.m. on BTN. The match will also be 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 stream will be provided at Huskers.com and on the official Huskers app. John Baylor is in...More >>
  • NEB FB: Practice Report 11/6/17

    NEB FB: Practice Report 11/6/17

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced in the Hawks Championship Center for a little over an hour on Monday evening in helmets and jerseys. Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf spoke with the media after practice about Minnesota’s difficulties on defense. “It’s an indicator that they’ve had a little trouble defending the run at times,” Langsdorf said. “It&r...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced in the Hawks Championship Center for a little over an hour on Monday evening in helmets and jerseys. Offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf spoke with the media after practice about Minnesota’s difficulties on defense. “It’s an indicator that they’ve had a little trouble defending the run at times,” Langsdorf said. “It&r...More >>
  • Huskers host Northwood in Exhibition Tuesday Night

    Huskers host Northwood in Exhibition Tuesday Night

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    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations The Nebraska basketball team gets its final dress rehearsal for the 2017-18 season Tuesday evening, as the Huskers host Northwood (Mich.) at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Tipoff is set for 7:05 p.m., and tickets are available beginning at $7 by visiting Huskers.com/Tickets or calling 800-8-BIGRED. Fans can follow all of the action across the state of Nebraska on the IMG Husker Sports Network with Kent Pavelka and ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations The Nebraska basketball team gets its final dress rehearsal for the 2017-18 season Tuesday evening, as the Huskers host Northwood (Mich.) at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Tipoff is set for 7:05 p.m., and tickets are available beginning at $7 by visiting Huskers.com/Tickets or calling 800-8-BIGRED. Fans can follow all of the action across the state of Nebraska on the IMG Husker Sports Network with Kent Pavelka and ...More >>
  • Huskers share wealth in win over Mavericks

    Huskers share wealth in win over Mavericks

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    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln – Freshman Taylor Kissinger scored 22 points to lead four Huskers in double figures as Nebraska rolled to an 88-55 women’s basketball win over Minnesota State-Mankato in exhibition play at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday. Kissinger, a 6-1 guard from Minden, Neb., dazzled with 10 first-half points in just 11 minutes of play. Kissinger finished 7-of-15 from the field, including 4-of-12 from three-poin...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln – Freshman Taylor Kissinger scored 22 points to lead four Huskers in double figures as Nebraska rolled to an 88-55 women’s basketball win over Minnesota State-Mankato in exhibition play at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday. Kissinger, a 6-1 guard from Minden, Neb., dazzled with 10 first-half points in just 11 minutes of play. Kissinger finished 7-of-15 from the field, including 4-of-12 from three-poin...More >>
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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.

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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

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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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    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

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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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    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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