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DeLeon in a Groove Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com CHRISTIAN DELEON HAS BEEN ON A ROLL... THE SENIOR PITCHER IS FOUR AND TWO THIS SEASON WITH A TWO POINT FIVE TWO E–R–A... DELEON HAD BACK TO BACK COMPLETE GAME WINS AGAINST MINNESOTA AND OHIO STATE... HE PITCHED NINE INNINGS AGAINST NORTHWESTERN, BUT TOOK A NO DECISION... IT'S CLEAR THAT DELEON IS IN A GROOVE... More>>

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Nebraska MBB: Huskers Announce Georgetown Transfer Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Announce Georgetown TransferLincoln – University of Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles announced that Moses Abraham Ayegba (pronounced EYE-eg-buh) has signed transfer papers to attend the University of Nebraska. A native of Kano, Nigeria, Ayegba will graduate from Georgetown with a degree in economics next month and will be eligible for the 2014-15 season. “We are excited t... More>>

Softball Stirring Success with Spoons Video included

By Ian HestIHest@klkntv.comAs the bats get to work, and the runs pile home, the air stirs... Stir it up. The spoon-fed theme to this year's Huskers softball season, came to Center Fielder Kiki Stokes one night in November. "It was in my dream," Stokes said. "The first time that we actually said it was in my dream." "I'm thinking, ok, if something comes like that that's not a coincidence," said Head Coach Rhonda Revelle. "So there it is. There's our slogan. Stir ... More>>

NU BSB: Huskers Travel to Ann Arbor for Three-Game Series

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Travel to Ann Arbor for Three-Game Series Friday, April 25 – 5 p.m. (CT)Probable Starters: RHP DeLeon (4-2) vs. LHP Hill (2-4)TV: NoneStream: Free Radio (Huskers.com) | Video Stream (None)Radio: Husker Sports Network Saturday, April 26 – 1 p.m. (CT)Probable Starters: RHP Sinclair (5-1) vs. LHP Szkutnik (0-5)TV: NoneStream: Free Radio (Huskers.com) | Video Stream (BTDN, premium... More>>

NU T&F: Ukaoma Named Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comUkaoma Named Big Ten Track Athlete of the WeekNebraska senior Miles Ukaoma was honored by the Big Ten on Wednesday as he was selected as the league’s Track Athlete of the Week. Ukaoma finished second in the elite section of the 400-meter hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays last weekend. He posted a season-best time of 49.76, a mark that ranks first in the Big Ten and third in the nation t... More>>

Wong and Schleppenbach Lead Huskers to Successful Season Video included

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Emily Wong will leave Nebraska as one of the most accomplished Husker gymnasts in history.The Grand Forks, N.D., native said she didn't think she could compete with the rest of the team when she joined Nebraska as a freshman.She figured it out quickly and became a four-time first-team All-American for the Huskers. Her accomplishments include the AAI Award as a senior which goes to the best gymnast in the country.Wong's father also passed ... More>>

NU Softball: Huskers Begin Six-Game Road Trip Wednesday at Creighton

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Begin Six-Game Road Trip Wednesday at CreightonThe 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team begins a six-game road trip on Wednesday when the Huskers travel to Omaha to face the Creighton Bluejays at the CU Sports Complex. The Huskers, who just completed their longest homestand of the year, will now face their longest stretch of consecutive road games this spring. After taking on C... More>>

NU Football: Two Nebraska Games Selected for BTN Night Telecasts

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comTwo Nebraska Games Selected for BTN Night Telecasts Nebraska continues to add prime-time appearances to its 2014 football schedule. BTN announced its schedule of 2014 evening telecasts on Tuesday, including Nebraska’s games against Illinois and at Northwestern. The Huskers will play host to Illinois on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Memorial Stadium with kickoff set for 8 p.m. CT. The Huskers... More>>

Taylor Fish Filling in at Catcher Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com THE HUSKERS WILL BE DOWN A CATCHER FOR AWHILE... TANNER LUBACH SUFFERED A LOWER LEG INJURY IN FRIDAY NIGHT'S LOSS TO NORTHWESTERN.. IT HAPPENED LATE IN THE GAME WHEN LUBACH WAS SLIDING INTO SECOND BASE... HEAD COACH DARIN ERSTAD SAYS NOTHING IS BROKEN AND THAT LUBACH WILL BE OUT FOR WHAT HE IS CALLING A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME... LUBACH HAS STARTED 31 GAMES THIS YEAR FOR THE HUS... More>>

Taylor Edwards Named Big Ten Player of the Week Video included

Taylor Edwards Named Big Ten Player of the Week Senior Taylor Edwards earned her first weekly award of the 2014 season on Monday, when she was named co-Big Ten Player of the Week. Edwards was named the Big Ten Player of the Week for the second time in her career, and she also earned Big 12 Player-of-the-Week honors as a freshman in 2011. Edwards joins her twin sister Tatum and sophomore Hailey Decker as Nebraska’s th... More>>

Four Huskers Place Top Ten at NCAAs

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Birmingham, Ala. – The Huskers saw four individuals at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Event Finals at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex on Sunday afternoon bringing the 2014 Nebraska women’s gymnastics season to a close. The seniors highlighted the day; Jamie Schleppenbach tied for third-place on beam while Emily Wong finished eighth on floor and sixth in the all-around. Emily Wong competed on two events for the Huskers on S... More>>

Huskers Take Sixth at NCAA Championships

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Birmingham, Ala. – The Nebraska women’s gymnastics team posted a score of 196.500 Saturday evening to finish sixth overall at the Super Six Finals of the 2014 NCAA Championships at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala. With their sixth place finish, the Huskers have finished in the No. 6 spot at the NCAA Championships for the fifth time in school history. The last time Nebraska came in sixth was in 2007, when ... More>>

Nebraska Avoids Sweep with 10-9 Win Video included

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Lincoln - With the tying run on third base and two down, Nebraska closer Josh Roeder slammed the door on the Wildcats to secure a 10-9 come-from-behind victory for Huskers in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday at Hawks Field. The Huskers trailed 8-2 after the top of the fourth, but fought back and rallied from a deficit of six or more of the first time since March 30, 2010. The Huskers improved to 26-16 on the year and 8-4 in conference play with t... More>>

Softball Completes Sweep of Ohio State

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The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team completed a three-game series sweep of Ohio State with an 8-0 five-inning victory in game two of a Saturday doubleheader in front of a school-record 2,204 fans at Bowlin Stadium. The win marked Nebraska's seventh straight win overall and the Huskers' eighth consecutive Big Ten Conference victory. NU swept a series from a conference oppo... More>>

Volleyball Tops Iowa State in Spring Game

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Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comAmes, Iowa- The Nebraska volleyball team defeated the Iowa State Cyclones 4-0 (27-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-22) at Hilton Coliseum in the Huskers’ first spring match of the season on Saturday. Kadie Rolfzen led the Huskers offensively on the day as she totaled 11 kills. Amber Rolfzen, Kelsey Fien, Mary Pollmiller and Melanie Keil all added seven kills. Pollmiller paced the offense with 3... More>>

Husker Softball Downs OSU in Game One Saturday

Husker Softball Downs OSU in Game One Saturday Video included

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Lincoln - The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team delighted the largest crowd in school history on Saturday by winning game one of a doubleheader with Ohio State, 8-0 in six innings. The victory came in front of 2,204 fans, a new school attendance record and a new record for the World's Largest Softball Tailgate, which preceded the game. After scoring in every inning of Friday's 14-1 five-inning win, Nebraska scored in... More>>

Northwestern Wins Series with First Saturday Baseball Win

Lincoln - With a runner in scoring position and one out in the bottom of the ninth, the Nebraska offense was unable to capitalize with a potential game-tying hit in a 3-2 decision in game one of a Saturday doubleheader against Northwestern at Hawks Field. The Huskers have dropped the first two games of the three-game series with the Wildcats. The Wildcats' starting pitcher Brandon Magallones completed 8.0 strong innings of work with seven strikeouts while al... More>>

Huskers Fall in 12 Innings to Northwestern

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com The Nebraska baseball team saw its five game winning streak come to an end Friday night in Lincoln. The Huskers lost to Northwestern 2-1 in 12 innings. The Huskers More>>

NEB Softball: Huskers Earn Sixth Straight Big Ten Win Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers Earn Sixth Straight Big Ten Win Lincoln - The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team scored in every inning Friday night, including an eight-run fourth inning, More>>

NU BSB: Nebraska to Play Doubleheader Saturday, No Game Sunday

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Nebraska to Play Doubleheader Saturday, No Game Sunday Lincoln - Due to impending weather on Sunday, April 20, the Nebraska baseball team will now play a doubleheader More>>

NU BSB: Huskers Welcome Wildcats to Hawks Field

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers Welcome Wildcats to Hawks Field Friday, April 18 – 7:05 p.m. Probable Starters: RHP DeLeon (4-2) vs. LHP Mason (1-2) TV: BTN Stream: Free Radio (Huskers.com) More>>

NU Football: Nebraska-Fresno State Game Time, TV

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers to Play Night Game in Fresno The Mountain West Conference announced on Thursday that Nebraska's Sept. 13 football game at Fresno State will be televised in More>>

10-Run Second Inning Powers Huskers to 17-6 Win Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com 10-Run Second Inning Powers Huskers to 17-6 Win Lincoln - Trailing after the top of the first inning for the second straight game, the Nebraska baseball team (25-14, 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.More >>
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    Peter Terpstra

    Peter grew up in Jefferson City, MO. He became interested in sports at an early age and remembers spending a good deal of his childhood and adolescence traveling the state to wrestling tournaments. BecauseMore >>
    Peter grew up in Jefferson City, MO. He became interested in sports at an early age and remembers spending a good deal of his childhood and adolescence traveling the state to wrestling tournaments.More >>
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    Ian Hest

    Ian calls Boca Raton, FL home, so the thought of moving to Nebraska was a little scary to him, at first. "I always wondered how life in Nebraska would feel, but it has exceeded every expectation imaginable.More >>
    Ian graduated with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Miami. Before coming to Channel 8 Eyewitness News, he interned at ESPN in Bristol, CT and at WOR radio in New York City.More >>
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