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Webster Makes New Zealand FIBA World Cup Team

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comSophomore Tai Webster survived the final round of cuts early Tuesday morning and was selected for the New Zealand National Team that will compete in this month's FIBA World Cup. Webster, who has started for New Zealand during its most recent training swing in Lithuania this week, has helped the team to a 7-3 record during its current overseas tour following Monday's loss to Greece. N... More>>

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OSU's Braxton Miller Out for Season

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - According to ESPN, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will sit out the 2014 season with a shoulder injury.ESPN reports Miller had an MRI Tuesday confirming the injury.Miller had surgery on the same shoulder in the off-season.Many consideredthe senior dual-threat quarterback a Heisman Trophy candidate.Miller threw for more than 2,000 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2013. He also rushed for 12 more scores last season. More>>

Beck Pleased with QB Armstrong’s Play Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Nebraska football team began its third week of the 2014 fall camp Monday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for just under two hours at the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice fields outside of the Hawks Championship Center.Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck spoke with the media following practice, noting that he has seen some progress with the NU offense, but would like to see the team continue to progress going through the final week of fall camp.“I am p... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Andrew White III to Transfer to Nebraska

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comPhoto Credits (University of Kansas Athletics)Andrew White III to Transfer to NebraskaLincoln – University of Nebraska Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Monday that Andrew White III has transferred to the University of Nebraska and joined the Husker basketball program. White, who spent the previous two seasons at the University of Kansas, will sit out the 2014-15 season and have tw... More>>

Huskers Ranked No. 22 in Preseason AP Poll Video included

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Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLINCOLN - The Associated Press released it's preseason top 25 college football teams Sunday.Nebraska comes in at No. 22. Three other Big Ten teams cracked the top 25: No. 5 Ohio State, No. 8 Michigan State and No. 14 Wisconsin.Here is the complete Preseason AP Poll: 1Florida State (57)0-02Alabama (1)0-03Oregon (1)0-04Oklahoma (1)0-05Ohio State0-06Auburn0-07UCLA0-08Michigan State0-09South Carolina0-010Baylor0-011Stanford0-012Georgia0-013LSU0-014Wisconsin0-015U... More>>

Bo Pelini Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLINCOLN - Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini took the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS today.He challenges Ndamukong Suh, Larry the Cable Guy, Faux Pelini and all Lincoln head high school football coaches to do the same.Here's the video courtesy of the Nebraska Huskers Youtube page.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWbVFc7rs_glist=UUMqWeJDl7yjblwPKVNo4XfA More>>

Huskers Finish Second Week of Fall Camp Video included

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Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team finished up its second full week of Fall Camp Saturday with a two-hour practice at the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields outside of the Hawks Championship Center.Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini met with the media following practice, mentioning that the team had a pretty solid second week of Fall Camp, but wou... More>>

Huskers Look to Get Defense Up to Speed Video included

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Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team continued its second full week of Fall Camp Friday evening with a 90-minute practice at the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields outside of the Hawks Championship Center.Nebraska defensive coordinator John Papuchis met with the media after practice, noting that the team has had a good week of practice, mentioning that the tempo has been improving since the start of Fall Camp. ... More>>

Twelve Huskers To Earn Degrees Saturday

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Lincoln - A total of 12 current and former Husker student-athletes across all sports will earn their undergraduate degrees from the University of Nebraska during commencement exercises on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena.Coach Bo Pelini's Nebraska football program provides more than half of the Husker graduates, as seven student-athl... More>>

Johnson Scores Hat Trick in Exhibition Victory

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Colorado Springs, Colo. – Sophomore forward Jaycie Johnson scored three goals to help No. 13 Nebraska to a 5-3 exhibition win over Colorado College at Stewart Field on Friday afternoon.Johnson's first goal came in the 15th minute as she slid past the Tigers' goalkeeper on the left side and put the ball in the back of an open net. Colorado College resp... More>>

Saltdogs' Schuler Sets Save Record

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- On a record-setting night for their closer, the Saltdogs (45-37) shutout the red-hot Sioux City Explorers (39-46) 3-0 in front of 669 fans at Lewis and Clark Park Thursday night.Marshall Schuler struck out Carlos Escobar, capping a hitless ninth to notch his American Association record-setting 31st save of the season.Justin Kuks (5-4) was fantastic for Lincoln, starting the game with 6 1/3 innings of two-hit... More>>

USA Today: Abdullah, Gregory Preseason All-Americans Video included

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LINCOLN - USA Today picked two Huskers to their preseason first-team All-American list Thursday.The publication picked Ameer Abdullah as one of two running backs on the first team. He joins Georgia's Todd Gurley as ball-carriers on the offense.On defense, USA Today picked defensive end Randy Gregory to earn first-team All-American honors as well.Here is the full list courtesy of USA Today:FIRST TEAMOffenseQB – Marcus Mariota, Oregon (junior)RB – Todd Gurley, ... More>>

B1G Coaches Rank Huskers No. 2 in Preseason

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Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference released its preseason volleyball poll on Thursday afternoon and Nebraska’s 2014 squad was picked second by the league’s coaches. Senior Mary Pollmiller and sophomore Kadie Rolfzen were named to the 15-member preseason All-Big Ten team, with Rolfzen an unanimous... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Huskers to Make Two Super Tuesday Appearances

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers to Make Two Super Tuesday Appearances in 2014-15Lincoln – Nebraska will make its first Super Tuesday appearance since 2011 this upcoming season, as ESPN and the Big Ten Conference announced its Super Tuesday schedule Wednesday afternoon.The Huskers, who return all five starters from a team that went 19-13 in 2013-14 including All-Big Ten performers Shavon Shields and Terran Pe... More>>

Pelini Praises Spirited Competition Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Nebraska football team held the first of two Wednesday practices with a 90-minute morning practice at the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields outside of the Hawks Championship Center. Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini met with the media following practice, noting that he has been impressed with what he has seen so far out of the team. “We have made good progress, and we have good comp... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Nebraska-Florida State Tip-off Time Set

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comNebraska-Florida State Tip-off Time SetLincoln – The Big Ten and ESPN announced Tuesday the tip-off times and television information for the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge Presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods. Nebraska's game at Florida State on Monday, Dec. 1, will tip off at 6 p.m. (central) and will be televised nationally on ESPN2. The Huskers' game with the Seminoles is one of two game... More>>

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  • NU Volleyball: Limited Single-Match Tickets on Sale Aug. 20

    NU Volleyball: Limited Single-Match Tickets on Sale Aug. 20

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comA limited number of single-match tickets for Nebraska's 2014 home volleyball matches will go on sale to the public beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Tickets can be purchased on Huskers.com, but fans are advised that availability is limited and some tickets may be standing-room only. There will be a limit of four tickets per match and four matches per household. Accounts purch...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comA limited number of single-match tickets for Nebraska's 2014 home volleyball matches will go on sale to the public beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Tickets can be purchased on Huskers.com, but fans are advised that availability is limited and some tickets may be standing-room only. There will be a limit of four tickets per match and four matches per household. Accounts purch...More >>
  • Huskers 7th in AVCA Preseason Poll

    Huskers 7th in AVCA Preseason Poll

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Ranked Seventh in Preseason Poll (link to AVCA preseason poll)The Nebraska volleyball team came in at No. 7 in the preseason AVCA Coaches' poll, released on Monday. The Huskers return all but one starter from last year's team, which finished with a 26-7 record, a trip to the NCAA Regional Final and a No. 7 final ranking.The preseason poll had a Big Ten flare, as seven conferen...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Ranked Seventh in Preseason Poll (link to AVCA preseason poll)The Nebraska volleyball team came in at No. 7 in the preseason AVCA Coaches' poll, released on Monday. The Huskers return all but one starter from last year's team, which finished with a 26-7 record, a trip to the NCAA Regional Final and a No. 7 final ranking.The preseason poll had a Big Ten flare, as seven conferen...More >>
  • Huskers' Adam Taylor Suffers Broken Ankle

    Huskers' Adam Taylor Suffers Broken Ankle

    Monday, August 11 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-08-11 17:24:51 GMT
    LINCOLN - Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini said running back Adam Taylor has a broken ankle through an NU Athletics spokesperson Monday.Taylor had to be carted off the field in practice Saturdaywith the injury. According to Pelini's spokesperson, Taylor's ankle is already in a cast. The timetable for his return is unclear.Taylor redshirted his freshman year last season. He had 14 carries for 41 yards in Nebraska's 2014 spring game.More >>
    LINCOLN - Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini said running back Adam Taylor has a broken ankle through an NU Athletics spokesperson Monday.Taylor had to be carted off the field in practice Saturdaywith the injury. According to Pelini's spokesperson, Taylor's ankle is already in a cast. The timetable for his return is unclear.Taylor redshirted his freshman year last season. He had 14 carries for 41 yards in Nebraska's 2014 spring game.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 >>
  • Peter Terpstra

    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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    Andrew grew up in Robins, Iowa. and graduated from the University of Nebraska LincolnMore >>
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