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NU Soccer Falls 3-0 to Illinois Video included

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Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska soccer team (4-3-1) suffered its first Big Ten loss of the season on Sunday afternoon, falling to Illinois by a 3-0 margin at the Nebraska Soccer Field.The Huskers took six shots for the game, but failed to convert. Jaycie Johnson, Caroline Flynn and Courtney Claassen each managed one shot on goal, but Illinois goalkeeper ... More>>

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Huskers Back in the AP Top 25 Video included

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Here's a list of the Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:1. Florida St. (37), 2-0, 1,466 1 2. Oregon (17) 3-0 1,424 2 3. Alabama (1) 3-0 1,346 3 4. Oklahoma (2) 3-0 1,325 4 5. Auburn 2-0 1,252 5 6. Texas AM (3) 3-0 1,195 ... More>>

Nebraska Downs Fresno State 55-19

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FRESNO, Calif. - Nebraska won it's road opener 55-19 over Fresno State late Saturday. Here are some post-game notes courtesy of Nebraska Athletics:Nebraska Post-Game NotesNebraska vs. Fresno State, Sept. 13, 20144 Nebraska improved to 3-0 with the victory marking the fourth time in seven seasons under Bo Pelini that Nebraska has started 3-0, but the f... More>>

Nebraska beats Fresno State 55-19

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Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 70-yard touchdown pass on the fourth play from scrimmage and Ameer Abdullah scored on a 57-yard run on Nebraska's next play to lead the Cornhuskers to a 55-19 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night.

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Huskers Finish Up Ameritas Players Challenge Video included

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Lincoln - The 11th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team dominated from start to finish in a 3-0 sweep (25-9, 25-12, 25-15) over Colgate to wrap up the Ameritas Players Challenge on Saturday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers (5-2) posted the top record at the tournament, finishing 2-0 to run their win streak to five matches. Colgate dropped to 3-4. Kadie Rolfzen paced the Huskers with 14 kills and five blocks an... More>>

Wichita Sweeps Lincoln; Win AA Title

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WICHITA, Kan. -- The Wichita Wingnuts defeated the Saltdogs 8-3 Saturday night to complete the sweep and win the 2014 American Association Championship in front of 2,528 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Saturday night.Lincoln jumped out to a 3-0 lead - their first of the three-game series - by the middle of the second inning, highlighted by a second-inning lead-off homer from Brandon Pinckney.Wichita tallied a run in the second... More>>

Prep Football Scores: September 12 Video included

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LINCOLN - You can view updatedhigh schoolfootball scores statewideprovided by the NSAA here: http://nsaahome.org/calculate/wildcard/weeks.php?sport=fbweek=36You can watch the Sports Blitz every Friday night at 10 p.m. on Lincoln's Own ABC for highlights and coverage of local prep football. More>>

Huskers Serve Up Sweep of Denver Video included

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Lincoln - The No. 11 Nebraska volleyball team won its fourth straight match but first at home this season, sweeping Denver 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-21) in the Ameritas Players Challenge at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Friday night.The Huskers improved to 4-2, serving up a season-high 11 aces to match the most since 2005. Kelsey Fien led the NU attack with 11 kills and has now led the Huskers in kills in four of the five matches... More>>

NU Football: Huskers Wrapping up Preparations for Fresno Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comNU Wrapping up Preparations for FresnoLincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their first road trip of the season Saturday at the Fresno State Bulldogs, as the Huskers conducted a 50-minute walk-thru Thursday afternoon inside of the Hawks Championship Center.Head Coach Bo Pelini addressed the media following practice, noting that the Huskers will head ... More>>

Huskers Host Ameritas Players Challenge

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Host Ameritas Players ChallengeAfter a 3-0 weekend on the road at the Flyer-Raider Invitational in Dayton, Ohio last weekend, the 11th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team returns home to host the Ameritas Players Challenge on Friday and Saturday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.The four-team tournament includes Nebraska, Akron, Colgate and Denver. The Huskers and Akron will play j... More>>

Saltdogs Lose Game 1 to Wichita

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Lincoln Saltdogs fell to the Wichita Wingnuts 11-7 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the AACS. Wichita jumped out to a 10-0 lead, but the Saltdogs put up 7 runs in the 8th inning to make it close. The two teams will meet in Game 2 of the Best of Five series Thursday night at 6:35 from Haymarket Park. More>>

NEB SOC: Huskers Open Big Ten Play on Thursday

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLink to preview on Huskers.com: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100ATCLID=209643323Game notes attachedGame 7Northwestern vs. NebraskaThursday, Sept. 11 l Lincoln, Neb. l 2:30 p.m.Stadium: Nebraska Soccer FieldCapacity: 3,500Series History: Nebraska leads, 5-1-0TV: Big Ten NetworkLive Stats: Huskers.comGame 8Illinois vs. NebraskaSunday, Sept. 14 l Lincoln, Neb. l 1 p.... More>>

Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Coaches have been selected for the 57th Annual Shrine Bowl of Nebraska Football Game. They are: North: Larry Martin – Omaha North – Head Coach Andrew Carlson – Battle Creek – Assistant Coach Todd Ekart – Sidney – Assistant Coach Charlie Shoemaker – Grand Island Central Catholic – Assistant Coach Todd O'Neill – Omaha North – Assistant Coach Randy Rouse – Omaha Benson – Assistant Co... More>>

Gregory back to practice, Beck talks offense Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Nebraska football team continued its preparations for the third game of the season with a 90-minute practice Tuesday afternoon at the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. The Huskers will travel to Fresno State this Saturday for the first away game of the season at Bulldog Stadium. Both offensive coordinator Tim Beck and defensive coord... More>>

Huskers Discuss First Road Trip

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Lincoln - Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini and the Huskers welcomed members of the media Monday to Memorial Stadium to discuss this Saturday's road game at Fresno State.Kickoff between the Huskers and the Bulldogs is set for 9:30 p.m., with live national television coverage provided by CBS Sports Network.Nebraska enters Saturday 2-0 on the season, while the Bulldogs are in search of their first win after starting the year 0-2... More>>

Huskers Climb to No. 11 in AVCA Poll Video included

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LINCOLN - Nebraska jumped one spot to No. 11in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll released Monday.The Huskers won matches against Dayton, Cal State Bakersfield and Eastern Kentucky in the Flyer-Raider Invitational in Dayton, Ohio over the weekend. Nebraska is now 3-2 on the season.Here's the complete AVCA Poll:RANKSCHOOLRECORDPREVIOUS RANK 1 Stanford (52) 1489 4-0 2 2 Texas (4) 1391 4-0 3 ... More>>

NCAA Removes Penn State's Postseason Ban

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Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference, through its Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COPC), has agreed today to restore Penn State's eligibility for the Big Ten Football Championship Game. The agreement follows the announcement today, by the NCAA, to further modify sanctions set forth in the Consent Decree entered into with Penn State on July 23, 2012, including the elimination of Penn State's postseason football ban, ... More>>

Abdullah Named to Paul Hornung Honor Roll Video included

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Lincoln – Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah was one of four players around the nation named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field. Abdullah earned the honored as he totaled 184 all-purpose yards in a 31-24 win over McNeese State. His 58-yard touchdown reception with 20 seconds left, which was the No. 1 play on ESP... More>>

Sam Foltz Earns Weekly Honor Video included

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Lincoln – Nebraska punter Sam Foltz was honored for his performance against McNeese State on Saturday, as he was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. It is the first time the Grand Island native has received the Big Ten honor, and marks the second straight week a Husker has received a Big Ten weekly award. Foltz averaged a career-best 51.2 y... More>>

Saltdogs Force a Decisive Game Five Video included

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LINCOLN -- With the season on the line, Nick Green came through in a major way, throwing seven strong innings to help the Saltdogs (2-2) extend the division series with a 9-2 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes in front of 1,331 fans at Haymarket Park Sunday night.Green (1-0) went seven, allowing one run while scattering 11 hits to earn the victory, and force a do-or-die game five at Haymarket Park Monday night at 6:05 p.m.The ... More>>

Huskers Take Down North Dakota 4-0 Video included

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Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska soccer team (4-2) scored three goals in the second half to cruise to a 4-0 victory over North Dakota on Sunday afternoon at the Nebraska Soccer Field.Sophomore forward Jaycie Johnson scored twice in the first three minutes of the second period to increase her season total to six goals. In the 47th minute, Johnson notched h... More>>

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  • Huskers Fall out of AP Top-25

    Huskers Fall out of AP Top-25

    Sunday, September 7 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-09-07 19:41:45 GMT
    LINCOLN - Nebraska is not included in the latest Associated Press college football Top-25 poll released Sunday.Previously-ranked No. 19, the Huskers received more votes (153) thanany other program outside of the Top-25.Here's the latest AP Top-25 poll:1 Florida State (38) 2-0 2 Oregon (16) 2-0 3 Alabama (1) 2-0 4 Oklahoma (2) 2-0 5 Auburn 2-0 6 Georgia (1) 1-0 7 Texas AM (2) 2-0 8 Baylor 2-0 9 USC 2-0More >>
    LINCOLN - Nebraska is not included in the latest Associated Press college football Top-25 poll released Sunday.Previously-ranked No. 19, the Huskers received more votes (153) thanany other program outside of the Top-25.Here's the latest AP Top-25 poll:1 Florida State (38) 2-0 2 Oregon (16) 2-0 3 Alabama (1) 2-0 4 Oklahoma (2) 2-0 5 Auburn 2-0 6 Georgia (1) 1-0 7 Texas AM (2) 2-0 8 Baylor 2-0 9 USC 2-0More >>
  • Nebraska Player Postgame Quotes from McNeese State Game

    Nebraska Player Postgame Quotes from McNeese State Game

    Senior I-Back Ameer AbdullahOn the final touchdown "We were doing a lot of man-to-man on third-and-long, so I saw an opportunity to go isolation with the linebacker so I wanted to make the most of it. So I caught the ball, cut back and scored. On extra adrenaline at the end of a game"Adrenaline kind of kicks in in those heated moments like that. I didnt expect the game to come out like that today. Very disappointed ri...More >>
    Senior I-Back Ameer AbdullahOn the final touchdown "We were doing a lot of man-to-man on third-and-long, so I saw an opportunity to go isolation with the linebacker so I wanted to make the most of it. So I caught the ball, cut back and scored. On extra adrenaline at the end of a game"Adrenaline kind of kicks in in those heated moments like that. I didnt expect the game to come out like that today. Very disappointed ri...More >>
  • Bo Pelini Postgame Quotes from McNeese State Game

    Bo Pelini Postgame Quotes from McNeese State Game

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comOpening Statement“Well we were lucky to win that one. I can tell you that right now. We were our own worst enemy today. I'm not taking anything away from McNeese State. They played hard and did a lot of good things. But we shot ourselves in the foot time after time after time. Sometimes it didn't hurt us where it should have hurt us in a couple of other instances. At the end of the day, we got outcoached, we got out played, and like I said before, we were luc...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comOpening Statement“Well we were lucky to win that one. I can tell you that right now. We were our own worst enemy today. I'm not taking anything away from McNeese State. They played hard and did a lot of good things. But we shot ourselves in the foot time after time after time. Sometimes it didn't hurt us where it should have hurt us in a couple of other instances. At the end of the day, we got outcoached, we got out played, and like I said before, we were luc...More >>
  • Husker Volleyball Wins Two in Ohio

    Husker Volleyball Wins Two in Ohio

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com Huskers Get Past Bakersfield Dayton, Ohio - The No. 12 Nebraska volleyball team beat Bakersfield 3-1 (25-16, 25-8, 22-25, 25-19) in the first of two matches on Saturday at the Flyer-Raider Invitational at the Frericks Center. Kelsey Fien followed up her 12-kill performance on Friday with a career-high 17 kills against Bakersfield. Kadie Rolfzen had a double-double with 15 kills and 1...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com Huskers Get Past Bakersfield Dayton, Ohio - The No. 12 Nebraska volleyball team beat Bakersfield 3-1 (25-16, 25-8, 22-25, 25-19) in the first of two matches on Saturday at the Flyer-Raider Invitational at the Frericks Center. Kelsey Fien followed up her 12-kill performance on Friday with a career-high 17 kills against Bakersfield. Kadie Rolfzen had a double-double with 15 kills and 1...More >>
  • McNeese State Postgame Notes

    McNeese State Postgame Notes

    Nebraska Post-Game Notes Nebraska vs. McNeese State, Sept. 6, 2014 4 Nebraska improved to 2-0 with today's victory. The Huskers are now 11-0 all-time against FCS opponents, including two victories over McNeese State (also 38-14 in 2002). Nebraska's 2-0 start marks the sixth time in seven seasons under Bo Pelini Nebraska has started the season with a 2-0 record. 4 Today's 31-24 win marks the 10th straight win by th...More >>
    Nebraska Post-Game Notes Nebraska vs. McNeese State, Sept. 6, 2014 4 Nebraska improved to 2-0 with today's victory. The Huskers are now 11-0 all-time against FCS opponents, including two victories over McNeese State (also 38-14 in 2002). Nebraska's 2-0 start marks the sixth time in seven seasons under Bo Pelini Nebraska has started the season with a 2-0 record. 4 Today's 31-24 win marks the 10th straight win by th...More >>
  • Nebraska 31, McNeese State 24

    Nebraska 31, McNeese State 24

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Ameer Abdullah's jaw-dropping 58-yard touchdown after a short pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left and allowed No. 19 Nebraska to beat FCS McNeese State 31-24 on Saturday. McNeese State erased a 10-point deficit to tie Nebraska (2-0) at 24-all with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 to play, and they were facing third-and-6 when Abdullah made the play of his career. After catchin...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Ameer Abdullah's jaw-dropping 58-yard touchdown after a short pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. broke a tie with 20 seconds left and allowed No. 19 Nebraska to beat FCS McNeese State 31-24 on Saturday. McNeese State erased a 10-point deficit to tie Nebraska (2-0) at 24-all with 4:21 to play. The Huskers' winning possession started with 1:14 to play, and they were facing third-and-6 when Abdullah made the play of his career. After catchin...More >>
  • McNeese State Stats

    McNeese State Stats

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com McNeese State vs Nebraska (Sep 06, 2014) Scoring Summary Scoring Summary (Final) 2014 Nebraska Football McNeese State vs #19 Nebraska (Sep 06, 2014 at Lincoln, Neb.) McNeese State (0-1) vs. Nebraska (2-0)Date: Sep 06, 2014 Site: Lincoln, Neb. Stadium: Memorial StadiumAttendance: 91082 Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score----------------- -- -- -- -- -----McNeese State....... 7 7 ...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.com McNeese State vs Nebraska (Sep 06, 2014) Scoring Summary Scoring Summary (Final) 2014 Nebraska Football McNeese State vs #19 Nebraska (Sep 06, 2014 at Lincoln, Neb.) McNeese State (0-1) vs. Nebraska (2-0)Date: Sep 06, 2014 Site: Lincoln, Neb. Stadium: Memorial StadiumAttendance: 91082 Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score----------------- -- -- -- -- -----McNeese State....... 7 7 ...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.More >>
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