Sports for Lincoln and Nebraska on KLKNTV.com - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com

CHANNEL 8 EYEWITNESS NEWS SPORTS, HOME OF THE HUSKERS

Today's Top Stories
More Top Headlines

NEB SB: Huskers Face Off Against Golden Gophers

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska softball team (30-14, 8-5 Big Ten) will travel to Minneapolis, Minn., for a top-four Big Ten matchup against Minnesota (24-14, 7-3) April 20-22. The Huskers, who currently hold the No. 4 spot in the Big Ten standings, and the Gophers, who rank third in the conference, will play a total of three games this weekend. Game one is on Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m. The game will be televised on BTN and will al... More>>

Top Stories

Stars Fall In Game 1 To Stampede, 5-3

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Stars STARS FALL IN GAME 1 TO STAMPEDE, 5-3 Jenuwine, Cole Krygier, Cotter cash in; Stars outpace Stampede 37-25 in shots SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Lincoln Stars (0-1-0) jumped out early but fell 5-3 to the Sioux Falls Stampede (1-0-0) in Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round on Tuesday night from Denny Sanford Premier Center. The Stars jumped ahead early at 3:53 of the first period when forward Logan Jenuwine flipped... More>>

NEB FB: Huskers Eager for Sold-Out Spring Game

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln - The Nebraska football team practiced for just over two hours on Tuesday inside the Hawks Championship Center, working out in full pads and helmets. Head Coach Scott Frost met with media after practice and provided updates on the format of the Spring Game, set for Saturday at 11 a.m. “We’re going to have a real game minus some kicking plays, that’ll just be kind of on air,” Frost sa... More>>

Husker Basketball Coach Tim Miles Gets Contract Extension

Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos announced Tuesday a one-year contract extension for Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles. 

More>>

NEB WGYM: Nebraska Set For National Semifinals

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska Set For National Semifinals http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211710796 Nebraska Cornhuskers (25-8 Overall, 6-3 Big Ten) at National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Championships Semifinals Friday, April 20, 12 p.m. CT St. Louis, Mo., Chaifetz Arena Watch Live: ESPN2 Talent: Bart Connor, Kathy Johnson-Clarke, Laura Rutledge NCAA National Championship Central Tickets LINC... More>>

Sunday’s Baseball and Softball Games Canceled

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Sunday’s baseball and softball games have both been canceled due to weather. Baseball was set to play Iowa at Hawks Field, while softball was set to play Purdue at Bowlin Stadium. The baseball team returns to action on Tuesday night when the Huskers host Kansas State, starting at 6:35 p.m. (CT). The softball team travels to Minneapolis, Minn., next weekend to face Minnesota, starting Friday at 6:30 p.m. (CT). More>>

Nebraska Football Practice Report 4/14

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska football team practiced for a little more than two hours on Saturday inside the Hawks Championship Center, working out in full pads. Saturday also marked the second day of the Nebraska Spring Coaches Clinic with more than 600 coaches in attendance in Lincoln. Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander addressed the media afterward and updated the progress of the defense and Saturday’s w... More>>

NEB BSB: Altavilla Homers Twice as NU Splits Doubleheader

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (16-17, 3-7 Big Ten) bounced back from its loss in the first game of Friday’s doubleheader against Iowa to win the second game, 10-4, at Hawks Field. Junior right-hander Matt Waldron went 7.0 innings and recorded four strikeouts while allowing three runs on three hits. Paul Tillotson came in for 1.0 scoreless inning of relief before Mike Waldron finished the ga... More>>

NEB SB: Huskers Win Game One of Purdue Doubleheader, 8-7 Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- In a back-and-forth battle, the Nebraska softball team won its first of two games against Purdue on Friday by a score of 8-7 in eight innings. Kaylan Jablonski improved to 20-9 on the season. She pitched 6.0 innings and gave up four runs on six hits. She also had two walk and three strikeouts. Olivia Ferrell pitched 2.0 innings of relief. She gave up three hits and three runs. She also had one wa... More>>

NEB SB: Ten-Run Inning Helps Huskers Crush Purdue, 10-1

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska softball team (30-15, 8-5 Big Ten) picked up its 30th win of the season in its second game of the day after beating Purdue (11-31, 3-8 Big Ten) by a score of 10-1 in five innings. Nebraska scored all 10 of its runs in the first inning. Kaylan Jablonski and Madi Unzicker each had two hits. Jablonski hit a grand slam that scored Nebraska's first four runs. Alyvia Simmons, Tristen Edwar... More>>

NEB BSB: Huskers Fall in First Game of Doubleheader Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln - Nebraska (15-17, 2-7 Big Ten) dropped the first game of a Friday doubleheader and the opening game of a three-game series to Big Ten rival Iowa by a score of 7-1 at Hawks Field. The Huskers scored first on an unearned run and led 1-0 after the first inning, but the Hawkeyes (21-10, 6-3 Big Ten) scored seven unanswered runs and Iowa lefty Nick Allgeyer gave up just the unearned run and held the Huskers sco... More>>

Husker Quarterback Announces Release From Program

His request was accepted and granted Husker Head Coach Scott Frost.  

More>>

NEB SB: Nebraska, Purdue Set to Play Game Three on Sunday

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska and Purdue will play game three of this weekend’s series on April 15 at noon, as originally scheduled. Earlier this week, it was announced that game three would be played on Saturday or Sunday based on weather, but both coaches have agreed not to play on Saturday. Games one and two will be played on Friday, beginning at 3 p.m., as announced earlier this week. The first 500 fans on Friday will get a fr... More>>

April 12 Husker Football Practice Report

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska football team practiced in Memorial Stadium for a little more than two hours on Thursday in full pads. Offensive Coordinator Troy Walters spoke with the media following practice to discuss the progress he has seen the team make as it works to install a new offense. Walters spoke about how practicing in Memorial Stadium can have a special feeling to it because of all the history that has... More>>

2018 Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame Class Announced

Five distinguished student-athletes and a pair of legendary football coaches make up the 2018 University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame Class. 

More>>

Nebraska MBB: Karrington Davis Signs with Nebraska

sports rotator NU basketball sports rotator NU basketball

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Wednesday that Karrington Davis (St. Louis, Mo.) has signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play basketball for the Huskers beginning next season. Davis, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after spending his senior year at national power Montverde Academy (Fla.) playing for Coach Kevin Boyle. The team went 35-0 and won th... More>>

Weekend Weather Alters Purdue-Nebraska Series Schedule

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Due to weather predictions, the Nebraska softball team will play a doubleheader against Purdue on Friday, April 13 beginning at 3 p.m. Game three will be played on Saturday or Sunday. An official date and start time for will be announced later this week, based on weather. Additionally, the World’s Largest Softball Tailgate, originally scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled. Instead, the Huskers invite fa...

More>>

Husker Baseball Weekend Schedule Changes

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The schedule for this weekend's baseball series between Nebraska and Iowa has been changed due to impending weather. Friday will consist of a doubleheader, starting at 2 p.m. (CT). ESPNU will televise the first game of that doubleheader. The third game of the series will be played on either Saturday or Sunday based on weather and will be determined later this week. More>>

  • Local SportsMore>>

  • Huskers Split Series with Hawkeyes

    Huskers Split Series with Hawkeyes

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska softball team (28-14, 6-5 Big Ten) split the doubleheader with Iowa (19-18, 5-5 Big Ten) on Tuesday after shutting out the Hawkeyes in game two by a score of 3-0.  Olivia Ferrell improved to 8-4, pitching 5.0 innings and giving up six hits. She had no walks and one strikeout. Kaylan Jablonski earned her sixth save of the season, which ties her for second in the senior record books...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. -- The Nebraska softball team (28-14, 6-5 Big Ten) split the doubleheader with Iowa (19-18, 5-5 Big Ten) on Tuesday after shutting out the Hawkeyes in game two by a score of 3-0.  Olivia Ferrell improved to 8-4, pitching 5.0 innings and giving up six hits. She had no walks and one strikeout. Kaylan Jablonski earned her sixth save of the season, which ties her for second in the senior record books...More >>
  • NEB: Huskers Drop Game One to Iowa, 2-1

    NEB: Huskers Drop Game One to Iowa, 2-1

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- In a tough pitching battle, the Nebraska softball team (27-14, 5-5 Big Ten) fell, 2-1, to Iowa (19-17, 5-4 Big Ten) on Tuesday in game one of a doubleheader. Kaylan Jablonski dropped to 19-9. She pitched 7.0 innings and gave up two runs on four hits. She had one walk and five strikeouts. Iowa's Allison Doocy improved to 12-8 and pitched 7.0 innings. She gave up three hits and had five strikeout...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. --- In a tough pitching battle, the Nebraska softball team (27-14, 5-5 Big Ten) fell, 2-1, to Iowa (19-17, 5-4 Big Ten) on Tuesday in game one of a doubleheader. Kaylan Jablonski dropped to 19-9. She pitched 7.0 innings and gave up two runs on four hits. She had one walk and five strikeouts. Iowa's Allison Doocy improved to 12-8 and pitched 7.0 innings. She gave up three hits and had five strikeout...More >>
  • Nebraska Football: Practice Recap

    Nebraska Football: Practice Recap

    The Nebraska Football Team practiced for just over two hours on Tuesday inside the Hawks Championship Center, working out in full pads and helmets. 

    More >>

    The Nebraska Football Team practiced for just over two hours on Tuesday inside the Hawks Championship Center, working out in full pads and helmets. 

    More >>
  • Huskers Host Border Rival Iowa

    Huskers Host Border Rival Iowa

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska softball team (27-13, 5-4 Big Ten) hosts boarder rival Iowa (18-17, 4-4 Big Ten) on Tuesday for a mid-week conference doubleheader. Game one is set for 4 p.m. CT. Both games will be televised on BTN and will also be available on BTN2GO and the BTN mobile app. Additionally, there will be a live radio broadcast on Huskers.com, courtesy of the Husker IMG Sports Network. Last Time Out The Huskers made a ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska softball team (27-13, 5-4 Big Ten) hosts boarder rival Iowa (18-17, 4-4 Big Ten) on Tuesday for a mid-week conference doubleheader. Game one is set for 4 p.m. CT. Both games will be televised on BTN and will also be available on BTN2GO and the BTN mobile app. Additionally, there will be a live radio broadcast on Huskers.com, courtesy of the Husker IMG Sports Network. Last Time Out The Huskers made a ...More >>
  • Schreiber Named Big Ten Player of the Week

    Schreiber Named Big Ten Player of the Week

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Senior Scott Schreiber continued his hot streak over the weekend at Michigan State on his way to Big Ten Player-of-the-Week honors, announced by the conference on Monday. Schreiber, a Menasha, Wis., native, went 6-for-8 during the two-game series in East Lansing, Mich., with two home runs, one double, two RBIs and four runs scored. Schreiber has homered in five consecutive games and has a nine-game hitting streak, ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Senior Scott Schreiber continued his hot streak over the weekend at Michigan State on his way to Big Ten Player-of-the-Week honors, announced by the conference on Monday. Schreiber, a Menasha, Wis., native, went 6-for-8 during the two-game series in East Lansing, Mich., with two home runs, one double, two RBIs and four runs scored. Schreiber has homered in five consecutive games and has a nine-game hitting streak, ...More >>
  • Hunter leaving for UCONN

    Hunter leaving for UCONN

    sports rotator NU basketballsports rotator NU basketball
    sports rotator NU basketballsports rotator NU basketball
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles confirmed Monday that assistant coach Kenya Hunter has resigned to accept a similar position at UConn. Statement from Coach Tim Miles: “Kenya has done an excellent job for Nebraska Basketball. He was great on the floor and a terrific recruiter. I’m grateful for his five years in our program. I have worked very hard to keep...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles confirmed Monday that assistant coach Kenya Hunter has resigned to accept a similar position at UConn. Statement from Coach Tim Miles: “Kenya has done an excellent job for Nebraska Basketball. He was great on the floor and a terrific recruiter. I’m grateful for his five years in our program. I have worked very hard to keep...More >>
  • Huskers fall to Spartans 5-3

    Huskers fall to Spartans 5-3

    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications East Lansing, Mich. – The Nebraska baseball team (14-16, 2-6 Big Ten) loaded the bases in the eighth and ninth innings, but left them all stranded in a 5-3 loss to Michigan State at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field on Sunday afternoon. Junior righty Matt Waldron, who made his sixth start of the season, went 4.0 innings and gave up two runs (one earned run). Senior Matt Warren came out of the bullpen f...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications East Lansing, Mich. – The Nebraska baseball team (14-16, 2-6 Big Ten) loaded the bases in the eighth and ninth innings, but left them all stranded in a 5-3 loss to Michigan State at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field on Sunday afternoon. Junior righty Matt Waldron, who made his sixth start of the season, went 4.0 innings and gave up two runs (one earned run). Senior Matt Warren came out of the bullpen f...More >>
  • Huskers win series at Indiana, defeating Hoosiers 2-1

    Huskers win series at Indiana, defeating Hoosiers 2-1

    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Bloomington, Ind. --- Another impressive pitching performance from Kaylan Jablonski helped the Nebraska softball team (27-13, 5-4 Big Ten) take the series from Indiana (14-23, 7-2 Big Ten) with a 2-1 win on Sunday afternoon. Jablonski improved to 19-8, pitching a complete seven innings. She gave up just one run on five hits. She had two walks and four strikeouts. IU's Tara Trainer fell to 8-13 on the y...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Bloomington, Ind. --- Another impressive pitching performance from Kaylan Jablonski helped the Nebraska softball team (27-13, 5-4 Big Ten) take the series from Indiana (14-23, 7-2 Big Ten) with a 2-1 win on Sunday afternoon. Jablonski improved to 19-8, pitching a complete seven innings. She gave up just one run on five hits. She had two walks and four strikeouts. IU's Tara Trainer fell to 8-13 on the y...More >>
  • Huskers claim seven individual medals at finals

    Huskers claim seven individual medals at finals

    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Ann Arbor, Mich. – It was an unforgettable night for the Nebraska men’s gymnastics team as four Huskers claimed seven individual medals at the 2018 Big Ten Championships. NU claimed the most medals out of any Big Ten team at the competition. Anton Stephenson won the gold medal on vault with a score of 14.95 for the second year in a row. The Fishers, Ind., native also shared the gold medal on ...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Ann Arbor, Mich. – It was an unforgettable night for the Nebraska men’s gymnastics team as four Huskers claimed seven individual medals at the 2018 Big Ten Championships. NU claimed the most medals out of any Big Ten team at the competition. Anton Stephenson won the gold medal on vault with a score of 14.95 for the second year in a row. The Fishers, Ind., native also shared the gold medal on ...More >>
  • Meet The Channel 8 Eyewitness News Sports TeamMore>>

  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Sports Director

    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.

    More >>

    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 >>
  • Ryan Hillman

    Ryan Hillman

    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.

    More >>

    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.

    More >>
  • Phil Bergman

    Phil Bergman

    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.

    More >>

    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.

    More >>
  • More Sports on the WebMore>>

  • National SportsMore>>

  • Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

    Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:44:00 GMT
    The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season.More >>
    The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season.More >>
  • Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82 in Game 2

    Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82 in Game 2

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:38:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket over Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018...(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket over Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018...
    Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to take the lead and cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to take a 2-0...More >>
    Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to take the lead and cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.More >>
  • Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

    Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:37:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder forwards Paul George (13) and Carmelo Anthony (7) try to keep Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) from passing the ball during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in O...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder forwards Paul George (13) and Carmelo Anthony (7) try to keep Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) from passing the ball during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in O...
    Mitchell's big fourth quarter lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series.More >>
    Mitchell's big fourth quarter lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series.More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KLKN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.