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NEB BSB: Huskers Battle Boilermakers in Big Ten Tournament

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations After capturing its first Big Ten regular-season title in program history, the Nebraska baseball team (34-18-1, 16-7-1 Big Ten) enters the Big Ten Tournament with the No. 1 seed in Bloomington, Ind., this week. The Huskers face eighth-seeded Purdue (29-25, 12-12 Big Ten) on Wednesday at 4 p.m. (CT), with the game set to be televised on the Big Ten Network. The winner will take on the winner of No. 4 seed Maryland an... More>>

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NEB T&F: Huskers Set for NCAA West Preliminary Round Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211605191 Huskers Set for NCAA West Preliminary Round The Nebraska track and field team will compete at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas this week. The action at Mike A. Myers Stadium gets underway on Thursday at 11 a.m., Friday at Noon and Saturday at 1 p.m. Live results for the meet will be available at PTTiming.com. A video... More>>

NU BSB: Six Huskers Earn Big Ten Honors, Erstad Named Coach of the Year Video included

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Bloomington – Six Nebraska baseball student-athletes and Head Coach Darin Erstad were honored by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday, as the league office released the 2017 All-Big Ten Honors. Erstad was named Big Ten Coach of the Year for the first time in his career after leading the Huskers to their first Big Ten regular-season title. Jake Meyers (utility) and Scott Schreiber (designated hitter) were first-... More>>

SCC Storm baseball makes it to Nat'l Junior College World Series

For the first time in program history, the Southeast Community College baseball team is heading to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II World Series. 

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NU BSB: Hagge Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference released its final weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season on Monday and Nebraska freshman outfielder Mojo Hagge was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The Omaha native hit .462 (6-for-13) last week at Penn State, helping the Huskers win their first ever Big Ten regular-season title. Hagge is the first Husker freshman to earn a weekly honor since Matt Waldron last season on... More>>

31 All-Region Honors for NWU Outdoor Track & Field

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NWU Athletics NEW ORLEANS – The Nebraska Wesleyan women’s and men’s outdoor track & field program received a total of 31 All-Region honors from the USTFCCCA when the All-Central Region teams were announced for the outdoor season. The NWU women were second among all NCAA III institutions with 20 All-Region awards. To be named All-Region, an athlete must either be ranked in the top 5 of an individual event in the... More>>

TRACK & FIELD: Lurz, McLaughlin earn NAIA regional awards from USTFCCCA

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Concordia Athletics SEWARD, Neb. – Based on their performances this outdoor season, both senior Zach Lurz and assistant coach Ed McLaughlin have been selected as NAIA regional honorees by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA), as announced on Monday (May 22). Lurz garnered NAIA Midwest Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year award while McLaughlin swept NAIA Midwest Outdoor Men’s an... More>>

2017 NSAA Track and Field Results

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Attached is a link to the results from the 2017 Nebraska High School Track and Field competition. 

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Nebraska Baseball claims top seed in Big Ten Tournament

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: BIG Ten Conference ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the 2017 Big Ten Baseball Tournament bracket on Saturday, with Nebraska claiming its first ever Big Ten Championship title and earning the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament. The Huskers clinched the outright Big Ten Championship with a victory at Penn State on Saturday. The eight-team, double-elimination tournament begins Wednesday, May 24, with first-ro... More>>

Huskers knockout PSU to capture Big Ten Crown

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations University Park, Pa. – The Nebraska baseball team (34-18-1, 16-7-1 Big Ten) hammered 18 hits in a 21-3 win over Penn State to capture the Big Ten regular-season title on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Nebraska captures its first Big Ten regular-season crown since joining the conference prior to the 2012 season. This is the seventh regular-season conference title won by Nebraska... More>>

NEB BSB: Huskers Top Penn State in Game Two, 3-1

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Box score and play-by-play attached Link to recap: http://bit.ly/2qGmPf1 Huskers Top Penn State in Game Two, 3-1 University Park, Pa. – The Nebraska baseball team (33-18-1, 15-7-1 Big Ten) stays in contention for a Big Ten title after notching a 3-1 win over Penn State (18-36, 4-19 Big Ten) at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Friday night. Senior right-hander Derek Burkamper made his 13th start of the seaso... More>>

NEB BSB: Huskers Stunned by Nittany Lions in Ninth Inning, 8-7

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Box score and play-by-play attached Link to recap: http://bit.ly/2qX11yI Huskers Stunned by Nittany Lions in Ninth Inning, 8-7 University Park, Pa. – The Nebraska baseball team (32-18-1, 14-7-1 Big Ten) fell to Penn State (18-35, 4-18 Big Ten) in the series opener, 8-7, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Thursday night. Junior right-hander Jake Hohensee made his 13th start of the season, and went 5.1 innin... More>>

NEB T&F: Huskers Earn 45 Bids to NCAA West Regional Meet

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska track and field team earned a total of 45 bids to the NCAA West Preliminary Round at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas on May 25-27. Athletes who rank among the top 48 in their respective events earned berths into the NCAA West Preliminary Round, as well as the 24 best relay times. The Husker men claimed 26 bids to the regional meet, while the women's team accounted for 19. A... More>>

NEB Softball: Trio of Huskers Earn NFCA All-Region Accolades

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Three Nebraska softball players were recognized as all-region players by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Thursday. Senior third baseman MJ Knighten was named to the second team, while junior pitcher/utility Kaylan Jablonski and sophomore outfielder Alyvia Simmons were third-team selections. With her third straight all-region selection, Knighten became the 11th Husker to earn three all-region awards ... More>>

NEB SOC: Huskers Release 2017 Schedule

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Article link: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211597956 Schedule link: http://www.huskers.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=100&SPID=26&SPSID=40 Huskers Release 2017 Schedule The Nebraska soccer team continues its tradition of playing a strong schedule in 2017, when the Huskers face eight teams that qualified for the 2016 NCAA Tournament. NU is set to host nine regular-se... More>>

NEB BSB: Huskers Close Big Ten Play at Penn State

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska baseball team (32-17-1, 14-6-1 Big Ten) finishes up the Big Ten regular season this week, starting on Thursday, at Penn State. Thursday night's opener and Friday night's game will each start at 5:30 p.m. (CT). The series finale is slated for Saturday at 10 a.m. All three games will be streamed on GoPSUnow and will be carried on the Husker Sports Network. Nebraska is ranked in four different polls, led... More>>

State Baseball Tournament Update

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Click on the link below for updated brackets for the state baseball tournament courtesy of the NSAA. 

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NE MGOLF - Colgate Tied for 38th in NCAA Regionals

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Sammamish, Wash. - Michael Colgate is tied for 38th place in the NCAA Washington Regional, after firing 74 in the opening round. He is sitting 3-over-par going into Tuesday's play. The competition is hosted at Aldarra Golf Club, a par-71 layout. Colgate is one of five indivduals not on a qualifying team. The other four individuals include Hidetoshi Yoshihara (University of California, Los Angeles), Tim Widing (Unive... More>>

Huskers top Spartans on Senior Day, 8-7

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (32-17-1, 14-6-1 Big Ten) came from behind to win the rubber match against Michigan State (27-21, 9-12 Big Ten), 8-7, at Hawks Field on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore left-hander Jake McSteen improves to 4-0 this season after 2.1 innings of relief in the series finale. Junior left-hander Jake Meyers made his 12th start of the season and threw 2.2 innings, giving up f... More>>

Walton, Williams collect Big Ten Medals on day two

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Nebraska track and field athletes Cody Walton and Tierra Williams brought the Huskers' medal count to five after day two of the Big Ten Outdoor Championships at Nittany Lion Outdoor Track on Saturday.  With seven of 21 events complete, the Husker men are in fifth place with 32 points. Penn State leads the pack with 52 points. The Huskers and Nittany Lions are expected t... More>>

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  • Late surge propels Huskers to 5-2 win over MSU

    Late surge propels Huskers to 5-2 win over MSU

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (31-17-1, 13-6-1 Big Ten) tied the series against Michigan State (27-20, 9-11 Big Ten) with a 5-2 win over the Spartans at Hawks Field on Saturday afternoon. Senior right-hander Derek Burkamper made his 12th start of the season, and earned the win with 7.0 innings of work. He struck out three Spartans, while allowing two runs, neither of which were earned. Chad Lu...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (31-17-1, 13-6-1 Big Ten) tied the series against Michigan State (27-20, 9-11 Big Ten) with a 5-2 win over the Spartans at Hawks Field on Saturday afternoon. Senior right-hander Derek Burkamper made his 12th start of the season, and earned the win with 7.0 innings of work. He struck out three Spartans, while allowing two runs, neither of which were earned. Chad Lu...More >>
  • Huskers lose to MSU 6-3

    Huskers lose to MSU 6-3

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com The Nebraska baseball team lost to Michigan State 6-3 Friday night in Lincoln.  The Huskers jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first inning but the Spartans scored five runs in the second inning.  The loss snaps the Huskers six game winning streak. The same two teams will play on Sunday at 2:05. More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com The Nebraska baseball team lost to Michigan State 6-3 Friday night in Lincoln.  The Huskers jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first inning but the Spartans scored five runs in the second inning.  The loss snaps the Huskers six game winning streak. The same two teams will play on Sunday at 2:05. More >>
  • NEB T&F: Jacobs Leads Huskers on Day One of Big Ten Meet

    NEB T&F: Jacobs Leads Huskers on Day One of Big Ten Meet

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Three Nebraska track and field athletes earned medals on the first day of the Big Ten Outdoor Championships at Nittany Lion Outdoor Track on Friday. Freshman Andy Jacobs led the Husker women with a runner-up finish in the pole vault. She cleared 13-4 1/2 (4.08m) on her first attempt and picked up her second silver medal in the event in her first season at NU, as she was also the runner-up at ...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Three Nebraska track and field athletes earned medals on the first day of the Big Ten Outdoor Championships at Nittany Lion Outdoor Track on Friday. Freshman Andy Jacobs led the Husker women with a runner-up finish in the pole vault. She cleared 13-4 1/2 (4.08m) on her first attempt and picked up her second silver medal in the event in her first season at NU, as she was also the runner-up at ...More >>
  • NEB BSB: Huskers Host Spartans in Final Big Ten Home Series

    NEB BSB: Huskers Host Spartans in Final Big Ten Home Series

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska baseball team (30-16-1, 12-5-1 Big Ten) hosts its final regular season home stand this weekend when Michigan State visits Hawks Field for three games. Friday night's opener, set for 6:35 p.m. (CT), will be televised on NET and streamed on BTN2Go. Saturday's game, slated for 2:05 p.m., and Sunday's 12:05 p.m. game will each be streamed on BTN Plus on BTN2Go. All three games will be carried on the Husker...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations The Nebraska baseball team (30-16-1, 12-5-1 Big Ten) hosts its final regular season home stand this weekend when Michigan State visits Hawks Field for three games. Friday night's opener, set for 6:35 p.m. (CT), will be televised on NET and streamed on BTN2Go. Saturday's game, slated for 2:05 p.m., and Sunday's 12:05 p.m. game will each be streamed on BTN Plus on BTN2Go. All three games will be carried on the Husker...More >>
  • BASEBALL: Concordia sent to Hutchinson, KS, for opening round

    BASEBALL: Concordia sent to Hutchinson, KS, for opening round

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Concordia Athletics SEWARD, Neb. – The GPAC championship season will continue into the opening round of the national championships for the Concordia University baseball team. On Thursday (May 11), the Bulldogs learned that they had been assigned to the Hutchinson Bracket, hosted by Tabor College (Kan.) in Hutchinson, Kan. As the No. 5 seed in the bracket, Concordia will take Hobart Detter Field at 11 a.m. CT on Monday (May 15) and...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Concordia Athletics SEWARD, Neb. – The GPAC championship season will continue into the opening round of the national championships for the Concordia University baseball team. On Thursday (May 11), the Bulldogs learned that they had been assigned to the Hutchinson Bracket, hosted by Tabor College (Kan.) in Hutchinson, Kan. As the No. 5 seed in the bracket, Concordia will take Hobart Detter Field at 11 a.m. CT on Monday (May 15) and...More >>
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    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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    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.

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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 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.

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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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