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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>>

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Nebraska Avoids Sweep with 10-9 Win

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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

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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>>

Wong Named 2014 AAI Award Winner

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Wong Named 2014 AAI Award Winner Nebraska gymnast Emily Wong has been named the 2014 AAI Award winner, recognizing the most outstanding female gymnast in the country. More>>

Nebraska MBB: Tarin Smith Signs with Nebraska

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Tarin Smith Signs with Nebraska Lincoln – University of Nebraska Men's Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Wednesday that point guard Tarin Smith (Ocean Township, More>>

Huskers Host World’s Largest Softball Tailgate This Weekend

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers Host World's Largest Softball Tailgate This Weekend The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team wraps up an eight-game homestand this weekend by welcoming the More>>

Huskers Pound Out Season High 22 Hits in Win Over Kansas State Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com The Nebraska baseball team overcame a 4 run deficit after a half inning of play Tuesday night to beat Kansas State 14-5. The Huskers had a seaosn high 22 hits, including More>>

NU Football: Two Husker Games Selected for Prime Time by ABC/ESPN

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Two Husker Games Set for Prime Time The Big Ten Conference and ESPN/ABC announced Tuesday that Nebraska's 2014 games against Miami and Michigan State will be televised More>>

Hooper Taken by Tulsa Shock in WNBA Draft Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Jordan Hooper was selected by the Tulsa Shock in the second round of the 2014 WNBA Draft Monday night. The Alliance native was the 13th overall pick, and first pick More>>

Stepping Up at Linebacker Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com NOW THAT SPRING BALL IS OVER, WE CAN SPEND THE NEXT FOUR MONTHS BREAKING DOWN POSITION BATTLES... ONE SPOT TO KEEP AN EYE ON IS LINEBACKER... THE HUSKERS HAVE DEPTH More>>

NU BSB: Huskers Return to Hawks Field for Five-Game Homestand

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers Return to Hawks Field for Five-Game Homestand Tuesday, April 15 – 6:35 p.m. Probable Starters: LHP Christensen (1-0) vs. Kalmus (3-1) TV: BTN Stream: Free More>>

First-Ever Tom Osborne Citizenship Team Announced

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Complete List of Team Members: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=209465513 First-Ever Tom Osborne Citizenship Team Announced Lincoln – More>>

NU Softball Players Earn Big Ten Weekly Awards

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Wisconsin and Nebraska Earn Weekly Softball Honors Wisconsin's Mueller named Player of the Week; Nebraska's Lockman tabbed Pitcher of the Week; Huskers' Knighten More>>

Wong, Wiedel Win Athlete of the Year

Emily Wong and Seth Wiedel captured two of Nebraska's most coveted awards on Sunday, as they were named Nebraska Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year at the Student-Athlete Recognition Banquet at the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln. More>>

Huskers Finish Sweep of Minnesota

A two-out RBI single by Steven Reveles in the top of the 10th inning and a perfect bottom of the 10th from closer Josh Roeder secured a 3-2 win and a series sweep of the Minnesota Golden Gophers by the Nebraska baseball team on Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field More>>

Offense Wins Huskers' Spring Scrimmage Video included

The Nebraska Offense won the annual Red/White Scrimmage 55-46 in front of 61,772 people at Memorial Stadium Saturday. More>>

Husker Softball Sweeps Iowa

A 14-run second inning powered the 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team to an 18-0 five-inning victory over Iowa on Saturday, as the Huskers completed a three-game sweep of the Hawkeyes in front of a season-high 1,161 fans. More>>

Husker Track and Field Dominates Quad at Home

The Nebraska track and field team produced another solid weekend of competition on Saturday as the Huskers claimed 27 event wins at the Nebraska Quad at Ed Weir Stadium. More>>

Husker Baseball Takes Game Two at Minnesota

Nebraska senior Christian DeLeon went the distance for the second straight week on Saturday afternoon in a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers, securing a series win for the Huskers, who are now 22-14 overall and 6-2 in Big Ten play. More>>

NEB Softball: Huskers Win Nightcap to Sweep DH Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers Win Nightcap to Sweep Doubleheader Lincoln - A pair of home runs from the Edwards twins and a one-hitter from Emily Lockman helped the 19th-ranked Nebraska More>>

NU Bowling : Huskers Clinch Spot in National Championship

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers Clinch Spot in National Championship Wickliffe, Ohio- The Nebraska bowling team will compete for their fifth NCAA Title Saturday night, as the Huskers More>>

NEB Softball: Walk-Off Homer Powers Huskers Past Iowa

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Walk-Off Homer Powers Huskers Past Iowa Lincoln - Tatum Edwards hit a walk-off, three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to power the 19th-ranked Nebraska More>>

NU BSB: Huskers Score Early, Rally Late for 8-6 Win at Minnesota

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Huskers Score Early, Rally Late for 8-6 Win at Minnesota Minneapolis – The Nebraska baseball team (21-14, 5-2 Big Ten) jumped out to a 5-0 lead through two innings More>>

2014 Berringer Citizenship Team Announced

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com The Nebraska athletic department announced Friday that 31 members of the 2013 football team have been named to the 17th annual Brook Berringer Citizenship Team. The More>>

NU Football: Spring Game Scoring System, Game Details

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com The scoring system that will be utilized for Saturday's spring game is outlined below. The offense will wear red on Saturday, with the defense in white. The scoring 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

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