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August 17 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team continued work in its third week of training camp on Thursday morning, working out inside Memorial Stadium for a little more than two hours in full pads. Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf addressed the media after practice and discussed his thoughts on the quarterbacks during the team period work in Thursday’s practice. “We had a really good first and ... More>>

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NWU Picked 6th in Preseason IIAC Football Poll

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NWU Athletics CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Nebraska Wesleyan University football team was picked to finish 6th in the 2016 preseason IIAC Coaches' poll that was released on Thursday (Aug. 17). The IIAC preseason poll is voted on by the league coaches. The Prairie Wolves received 27 total points for sixth place. University of Dubuque was the coaches’ favorite in the IIAC preseason poll. Dubuque received 60 points and four f... More>>

NEB Vball: Huskers Announce 2017 TV Broadcast Schedule

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska volleyball team will make 15 regular-season television appearances in 2017, as the Big Ten Conference released its composite TV schedule for the season on Thursday. The Huskers will play one match on ESPNU at Michigan on Sunday, Oct. 29, and the Big Ten Network will televise at least six Husker matches this fall: vs. UCLA (Sept. 8), at Penn State (Sept. 22), vs. Minnesota (Sept. 29), at Wisconsin (Oct.... More>>

NEB SOC: Huskers to Make Three TV Appearances in 2017

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Note: This includes a time change - the Sunday, Oct. 8 game will now start at 3 p.m. (CT) Huskers to Make Three TV Appearances in 2017 Two of Nebraska’s home games will be televised this season in addition to one road game, as the Big Ten announced its women’s soccer TV selections on Thursday. NU’s Sunday, Oct. 8 home game against Rutgers has been changed to 3 p.m. (CT) and will be televised on ... More>>

NEB WBB: Huskers Announce B1G Schedule

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Huskers Announce B1G Schedule The Nebraska women's basketball team learned the dates of its 16 conference contests when the Big Ten announced the league-wide schedule live on the Big Ten Network on Wednesday, Aug. 16. The Huskers, who had previously announced a challenging 13-game non-conference schedule that culminates with a clash against Washington State at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday, Dec. 22, will open Big ... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Big Ten Unveils Conference Basketball Slate

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Big Ten Unveils Conference Basketball Slate Huskers Open Big Ten Play at Michigan State on Dec. 3; Big Ten Home Opener Set for Dec. 5 Lincoln – For the first time, the Big Ten will play two conference games in early December, as the Big Ten Conference unveiled its 2017-18 conference schedule Wednesday afternoon. The Huskers will begin Big Ten play on the road, opening Big Ten action on Sunday, Dec. 3, as the... More>>

NEB SOC: Huskers Open Regular Season at Rock Chalk Invitational

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The No. 22 Nebraska soccer team begins its 24th season in program history this weekend when the Huskers travel to Lawrence, Kan., for the Rock Chalk Invitational. NU faces host Kansas on Friday night at 7 p.m. (CT) at Rock Chalk Park. The Jayhawks qualified for last season’s NCAA Tournament and made it to the Second Round. This year’s match will be streamed live on Kansas All-Access with live stats a... More>>

NEB WRES: Lambert Hired as Volunteer Assistant

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Former Husker and four-time NCAA Championships qualifier Tim Lambert has been hired by the Nebraska wrestling program as its volunteer assistant coach, Nebraska head coach Mark Manning announced Tuesday. “We’re extremely excited to have Tim join our coaching staff as the volunteer assistant coach, and also for him to continue his wrestling career with our regional training center (Nebraska Wrestling T... More>>

NEB VBall: Huskers Picked Second in Big Ten Preseason Poll

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska volleyball team was picked to finish second in the Big Ten Preseason Poll selected by the conference's 14 head coaches. After winning the Big Ten Championship last year, the Huskers were picked behind only Penn State. Junior outside hitter Mikaela Foecke and senior setter Kelly Hunter were named to the preseason All-Big Ten team. Hunter was an All-Big Ten setter last year while Foecke received honor... More>>

August 15th Husker Football Practice Report Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced for just over two hours on Tuesday outside the Hawks Championship Center on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in full pads and helmets. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco addressed the media after practice, commenting on the previous scrimmages and the defense’s improvement. “Everything is positive,” Diaco said. “Every coach is impr... More>>

NEB SOC: Husker Trio Named to Big Ten Preseason Honors List

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Aubrei Corder, Haley Hanson and Sinclaire Miramontez each earned spots on the Big Ten Women’s Soccer Preseason Honors List, announced by the conference on Monday. Corder, a sophomore from Barboursville, W.Va., played every minute in goal for the Huskers last season in helping NU to an 11-6-5 record, which included a trip to the NCAA Tournament. Corder collected 78 saves as a true freshman and posted 11 shutou... More>>

NEB MGYM: Five Huskers Set to Compete for Spots on U.S. National Teams

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska men’s gymnastics team will send five Huskers to the men’s portion of the P&G Championships on Aug. 17 and Aug. 19 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., for a chance to qualify for the U.S. National Teams. Newcomer and member of the current men’s U.S. Junior National Team Griffin Kehler will compete in session one in the junior competition, as he looks to maintain his spot on t... More>>

Huskers tame Tigers in exhibition play, 3-1

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The No. 22 Nebraska soccer team scored three goals in the first 30 minutes en route to a 3-1 triumph over Colorado College in an exhibition game at Hibner Stadium on Saturday night. Nebraska’s offense produced 10 shots, six of which were on goal, compared to the Tigers’ three shots (two on goal). Senior Haley Hanson scored NU’s first two goals. In the 10th minute, Hanson s... More>>

Huskers wrap up second Week of Fall Camp with efficiency

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its second week of fall camp on Saturday. The Huskers practiced for just over two overs in full pads inside Memorial Stadium. Head Coach Mike Riley met with the media following practice and commented on the practice.  “It was a fun day,” Riley said. “It was all critical situation stuff today. We had one regular drive, f... More>>

Nebraska Athletics: adidas, University of Nebraska Release

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations ADIDAS AND UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA RENEW THEIR LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH A FOCUS ON COLLABORATION AND CREATIVITY adidas aims to reshape what it means to be an NCAA sports apparel and footwear partner through creativity and imagination PORTLAND, Ore. August 11, 2017 – adidas and the University of Nebraska have renewed its long-term apparel and footwear partnership with a heightened collaborative commitme... More>>

Royals To Play Exhibition Game at Werner Park in 2018

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Omaha Storm Chasers Royals To Play Exhibition Game at Werner Park in 2018 Storm Chasers’ exciting 50th season to begin with Royals Exhibition Game on March 26, 2018 PAPILLION, Neb. (August 10, 2017) — The Omaha Storm Chasers announced on Thursday that the franchise’s 50th season will begin with a monumental event on March 26, 2018, when the Storm Chasers will play their parent club Kansas City Royals in an exhibition... More>>

August 10th Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team practiced for about 90 minutes in Memorial Stadium in full pads and helmets on Thursday morning. Head Coach Mike Riley gave a brief injury update to the media following the shorter workout. “We were doing a blocking drill the other day and Jaevon McQuitty hurt his knee and will need surgery, so he will be out for the year” Riley said. “These guys (... More>>

Huskers Ranked No. 5 in AVCA Preseason Poll

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska volleyball team will begin the 2017 season at No. 5 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll, which was released on Wednesday. The Huskers totaled 1,313 points in the poll to earn a top-five preseason ranking for the third straight season. Texas took the No. 1 spot with 25 first-place votes, while defending national champion Stanford earned the No. 2 ranking despite having the most first-place votes, 35. W... More>>

Huskers release 2017 non-conference schedule

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Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications  Lincoln - A December showdown with Kansas at Pinnacle Bank Arena, a tournament in Florida and a pair of conference challenges highlight Nebraska’s 2017-18 scheduled released Wednesday. “Our non-conference schedule is very strong again this season,” Nebraska Coach Tim Miles said. “We design our schedule with the idea that we want to earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament. We ha... More>>

NEB SOC: Huskers Host Colorado College in Exhibition Play

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The No. 22 Nebraska soccer team is set to host Colorado College in an exhibition game on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 7:05 p.m. (CT) at Barbara Hibner Stadium. Admission to the game is free, and 500 bags of popcorn will be given away at the game due to concessions being closed. Updates throughout the game will be available on Twitter by following @NebraskaSoccer. Live stats will be provided on Huskers.com. Saturday ... More>>

Creighton Volleyball Ranked Ninth in Preseason AVCA Poll

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics OMAHA, Neb. -- The Creighton Volleyball program is ranked No. 9 in the preseason Top 25 poll released this afternoon by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. It's the fourth time in five seasons that the Bluejays have earned a spot in the preseason poll, and ties the program's best mark for any week in history. The poll is led by Texas, and also features defending national champion Stanford, Washington, Minn... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Huskers Sign Thorir Thorbjarnarson

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln - University of Nebraska Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced the signing of Thorir Thorbjarnarson (pronounced Thor-EAR thorb-YAR-nar-son) to play basketball at Nebraska beginning with the 2017-18 season. Thorbjarnarson, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound guard from Akureyri, Iceland, has been playing in the top professional league in Iceland and in his country’s national team program for the past three seasons... More>>

Nebraska MBB: Huskers Rank Again Among NCAA Attendance Leaders

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – For the fourth straight year, Nebraska ranked in the top-13 nationally in in men’s basketball attendance, as the NCAA released its final 2016-17 attendance figures Tuesday afternoon. Nebraska ranked 11th nationally in average attendance with an average of 15,427 fans per game, marking the fourth consecutive year NU has averaged over 15,000 fans per game. It was the second straight year NU ha... More>>

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  • Defense Moves Forward in Fall Camp

    Defense Moves Forward in Fall Camp

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced for just over two hours on Tuesday outside the Hawks Championship Center on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in full pads and helmets. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco addressed the media after practice, commenting on the improvements he’s seen so far this fall. “Guys are good,” Diaco said. “Guys are working hard. Guys are trying ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practiced for just over two hours on Tuesday outside the Hawks Championship Center on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in full pads and helmets. Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco addressed the media after practice, commenting on the improvements he’s seen so far this fall. “Guys are good,” Diaco said. “Guys are working hard. Guys are trying ...More >>
  • NU Volleyball Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Aug. 9

    NU Volleyball Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Aug. 9

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations An extremely limited quantity of Nebraska volleyball single-game tickets will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. through Nebraska Athletics Development and Ticketing. Tickets can be purchased online here or by calling 800-8-BIGRED. NCAA first and second round tickets also can be purchased beginning Wednesday at 10 a.m. Red/White Scrimmage tickets are available for $10 in any level. A group rate (15 or mor...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations An extremely limited quantity of Nebraska volleyball single-game tickets will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. through Nebraska Athletics Development and Ticketing. Tickets can be purchased online here or by calling 800-8-BIGRED. NCAA first and second round tickets also can be purchased beginning Wednesday at 10 a.m. Red/White Scrimmage tickets are available for $10 in any level. A group rate (15 or mor...More >>
  • Nebraska Football completes first week of practice

    Nebraska Football completes first week of practice

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its first week of fall camp on Saturday by working out for just over two overs in full pads and helmets. The Huskers planned to practice for the first time this fall in Memorial Stadium but due to lightening, they moved practice to inside the Hawks Championship Center. Head Coach Mike Riley met with the media after concluding practice. “We just had a...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its first week of fall camp on Saturday by working out for just over two overs in full pads and helmets. The Huskers planned to practice for the first time this fall in Memorial Stadium but due to lightening, they moved practice to inside the Hawks Championship Center. Head Coach Mike Riley met with the media after concluding practice. “We just had a...More >>
  • Percy finishes 29th at IAAF World Championships

    Percy finishes 29th at IAAF World Championships

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Nebraska track and field thrower Nick Percy finished 29th in the discus at the IAAF World Championships in London on Friday. Percy, competing for Great Britain, posted a best throw of 186-9 (56.93m) on his final attempt. Percy was Britain's lone representative in the discus after claiming his second straight British discus championship in July with a winning mark of 199-5 (60.78m) at the British Athletics Champions...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Nebraska track and field thrower Nick Percy finished 29th in the discus at the IAAF World Championships in London on Friday. Percy, competing for Great Britain, posted a best throw of 186-9 (56.93m) on his final attempt. Percy was Britain's lone representative in the discus after claiming his second straight British discus championship in July with a winning mark of 199-5 (60.78m) at the British Athletics Champions...More >>
  • August 3rd Husker Football Practice Report

    August 3rd Husker Football Practice Report

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Offense Progressing and Moving Forward Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its fifth day of fall camp on Thursday, practicing outside the Hawks Championship Center on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields for just over two hours. The Huskers practiced in helmets and full pads for the first time this fall. Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf addressed the media after practice. “We&rsqu...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Offense Progressing and Moving Forward Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its fifth day of fall camp on Thursday, practicing outside the Hawks Championship Center on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields for just over two hours. The Huskers practiced in helmets and full pads for the first time this fall. Offensive Coordinator Danny Langsdorf addressed the media after practice. “We&rsqu...More >>
  • NEB SOC: Miramontez Signs with FC Kansas City

    NEB SOC: Miramontez Signs with FC Kansas City

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Former Husker Sydney Miramontez signed with the FC Kansas City Blues, the team announced on Wednesday. Miramontez, who played for Nebraska from 2013 to 2016, had been training with FCKC and playing for the WPSL’s GSI Pride. While at NU, she started 48 of 75 appearances, scoring six goals and tallied 14 assists. As a senior in 2016, Miramontez led the Huskers in assists (7) and earned second-team All-Big Ten ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Former Husker Sydney Miramontez signed with the FC Kansas City Blues, the team announced on Wednesday. Miramontez, who played for Nebraska from 2013 to 2016, had been training with FCKC and playing for the WPSL’s GSI Pride. While at NU, she started 48 of 75 appearances, scoring six goals and tallied 14 assists. As a senior in 2016, Miramontez led the Huskers in assists (7) and earned second-team All-Big Ten ...More >>
  • Creighton Volleyball Picked to Win BIG EAST Title; Dimke Preseason Player of the Year

    Creighton Volleyball Picked to Win BIG EAST Title; Dimke Preseason Player of the Year

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics OMAHA, Neb. -- For the fifth straight fall, the Creighton Volleyball team has been picked to win the BIG EAST Conference in a preseason vote of league coaches. In addition, Lydia Dimke, Taryn Kloth, Jaali Winters and Brittany Witt were each named to the BIG EAST's Preseason All-Conference team, with Dimke taking home Preseason Player of the Year honors. The three-time defending league champs, Creighton was the unan...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics OMAHA, Neb. -- For the fifth straight fall, the Creighton Volleyball team has been picked to win the BIG EAST Conference in a preseason vote of league coaches. In addition, Lydia Dimke, Taryn Kloth, Jaali Winters and Brittany Witt were each named to the BIG EAST's Preseason All-Conference team, with Dimke taking home Preseason Player of the Year honors. The three-time defending league champs, Creighton was the unan...More >>
  • Pair of ex-major leaguers to start Tuesday night at Haymarket Park

    Pair of ex-major leaguers to start Tuesday night at Haymarket Park

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Saltdogs LINCOLN – The series finale between the Lincoln Saltdogs (43-23) and the St. Paul Saints (36-31) on Tuesday night at Haymarket Park will feature some extra flair. The scheduled starting pitchers, the Saltdogs’ Shairon Martis and the Saints’ Mark Hamburger, are both former Major League players. Martis, who pitched for the Saltdogs the last two seasons, is making his first start of the year. The right-...

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Saltdogs LINCOLN – The series finale between the Lincoln Saltdogs (43-23) and the St. Paul Saints (36-31) on Tuesday night at Haymarket Park will feature some extra flair. The scheduled starting pitchers, the Saltdogs’ Shairon Martis and the Saints’ Mark Hamburger, are both former Major League players. Martis, who pitched for the Saltdogs the last two seasons, is making his first start of the year. The right-...

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  • Derek Gordon wins American Association Rawlings Pitcher of the Month

    Derek Gordon wins American Association Rawlings Pitcher of the Month

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Saltdogs LINCOLN – The Lincoln Saltdogs and the American Association jointly announced today that Saltdogs right-handed pitcher Derek Gordon is the American Association’s Rawlings Pitcher of the Month. Gordon earns the honor after going 5-0 with a 1.54 ERA over six starts in July. The Saltdogs won each of the last seven games that Gordon started. The team beat their opponents by a combined score of 46-11 in Gordon ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Saltdogs LINCOLN – The Lincoln Saltdogs and the American Association jointly announced today that Saltdogs right-handed pitcher Derek Gordon is the American Association’s Rawlings Pitcher of the Month. Gordon earns the honor after going 5-0 with a 1.54 ERA over six starts in July. The Saltdogs won each of the last seven games that Gordon started. The team beat their opponents by a combined score of 46-11 in Gordon ...More >>
  • NEB FB Practice Report: Defense Locked in to Fall Camp

    NEB FB Practice Report: Defense Locked in to Fall Camp

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its second day of fall camp on Tuesday, practicing outside the Hawks Championship Center on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in helmets and jerseys for just over two hours. Defensive coordinator Bob Diaco addressed the media after practice. "The guys are on fire for what they're doing. It's very important to them," Diaco said of the defens...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team completed its second day of fall camp on Tuesday, practicing outside the Hawks Championship Center on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in helmets and jerseys for just over two hours. Defensive coordinator Bob Diaco addressed the media after practice. "The guys are on fire for what they're doing. It's very important to them," Diaco said of the defens...More >>
  • Cody Chupp named Stars Head Coach

    Cody Chupp named Stars Head Coach

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Stars Lincoln, Neb. - Cody Chupp has been named head coach of the Lincoln Stars, the team announced on Monday. Chupp has served the previous three (3) seasons as an assistant coach for the Green Bay Gamblers. During his time in Green Bay, Chupp helped guide the Gamblers to a 37-16-7 record during the 2015-2016 season and develop players including 2017 NHL Draft pick Casey Mittelstadt and 2017 All-USHL...

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Stars Lincoln, Neb. - Cody Chupp has been named head coach of the Lincoln Stars, the team announced on Monday. Chupp has served the previous three (3) seasons as an assistant coach for the Green Bay Gamblers. During his time in Green Bay, Chupp helped guide the Gamblers to a 37-16-7 record during the 2015-2016 season and develop players including 2017 NHL Draft pick Casey Mittelstadt and 2017 All-USHL...

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  • Cook Selected to 2017 AVCA Hall of Fame Class

    Cook Selected to 2017 AVCA Hall of Fame Class

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook has been selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame class of 2017, the AVCA announced on Monday. The induction ceremony will be held at the 2017 AVCA Convention in Kansas City, Missouri in December. Cook will enter the hall with fellow coaches Debbie Brown, Cecile Reynaud and Roseanne Wegrich. Their selections will bring the total number of AVCA ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook has been selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame class of 2017, the AVCA announced on Monday. The induction ceremony will be held at the 2017 AVCA Convention in Kansas City, Missouri in December. Cook will enter the hall with fellow coaches Debbie Brown, Cecile Reynaud and Roseanne Wegrich. Their selections will bring the total number of AVCA ...More >>
  • Mariners purchase contract of Saltdogs pitcher Brian McAfee

    Mariners purchase contract of Saltdogs pitcher Brian McAfee

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Saltdogs LINCOLN – The Lincoln Saltdogs and the American Association jointly announced today that the Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Brian McAfee. McAfee is the 50th Saltdogs player sold to an MLB organization and the 27th since 2011. He is the first player to be picked up by an affiliated team since RHP Shairon Martis was signed on March 31, 2017. McAfee made six starts for the Saltdogs...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Saltdogs LINCOLN – The Lincoln Saltdogs and the American Association jointly announced today that the Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Brian McAfee. McAfee is the 50th Saltdogs player sold to an MLB organization and the 27th since 2011. He is the first player to be picked up by an affiliated team since RHP Shairon Martis was signed on March 31, 2017. McAfee made six starts for the Saltdogs...More >>
  • NEB T&F: Huskers Earn 20 USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

    NEB T&F: Huskers Earn 20 USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN - Twenty members of the Nebraska track and field team have received U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors for the 2016-17 season. The Husker men had 11 individuals honored, while the women garnered nine selections. Additionally, both Husker track and field teams received the team award with at least a 3.0 cumulative team GPA. The women posted a 3.317 G...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN - Twenty members of the Nebraska track and field team have received U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors for the 2016-17 season. The Husker men had 11 individuals honored, while the women garnered nine selections. Additionally, both Husker track and field teams received the team award with at least a 3.0 cumulative team GPA. The women posted a 3.317 G...More >>
  • Nebraska MBB: Big Ten Announces 2017-18 Opponents

    Nebraska MBB: Big Ten Announces 2017-18 Opponents

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – Home games against seven postseason qualifiers highlight Nebraska’s 2017-18 Big Ten opponents released Monday by the Big Ten Conference. The slate includes home tilts with NCAA qualifiers Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin at Pinnacle Bank Arena along with visits from NIT qualifiers Indiana, Illinois and Iowa. As part of the Big Ten’s schedule rotation, five teams (Illinoi...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – Home games against seven postseason qualifiers highlight Nebraska’s 2017-18 Big Ten opponents released Monday by the Big Ten Conference. The slate includes home tilts with NCAA qualifiers Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin at Pinnacle Bank Arena along with visits from NIT qualifiers Indiana, Illinois and Iowa. As part of the Big Ten’s schedule rotation, five teams (Illinoi...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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    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 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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