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No. 6 Nebraska Set to Close out Nonconference Against No. 5 Louisville

Only one nonconference match remains for the Huskers before they head into Big Ten play, and it will be Nebraska’s toughest test yet as No. 5 Louisville visits Lincoln on Saturday. After a 6-0 start to the season, the sixth-ranked Huskers have lost back-to-back matches including Tuesday’s trip to No....
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Huskers: Six decades of tickets, programs and memories

OMAHA, Neb. — Thousands of football fans have attended games during Nebraska football's 377 consecutive home game sell-out streak. And Bill Davison has been there for all but a handful. He's collected programs, ticket stubs, and memories with his family tucked away in his home. It all started in the...
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College Soccer (9/17): Drake women, Omaha men pick up wins

(KMAland) -- Drake beat UMKC while the Omaha men won a friendly with Sporting KC on Friday. UNI Women (2-6-1): Evansville blanked UNI 2-0 while Caitlin Richards had four saves. Drake (5-3-1) & UMKC Women (2-7): Drake beat UMKC 2-0. Emma Nagel recorded a goal in the 51st minute, assisted...
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Jasen Green commits to stay home, play at Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Millard North senior Jasen Green announced his decision Thursday to stay home and play college basketball at Creighton. The 6′7″ forward was also a target for the Huskers, but Green chose the Bluejays over Nebraska and several other schools. Green has been part of Millard North...

Millard North's Green picks Creighton

(Omaha) -- Millard North standout Jasen Green made a verbal commitment to Creighton on Thursday. Green is the No. 2 ranked recruit in Nebraska for the Class of 2022 and is ranked No. 185 overall and No. 35 at power forward, according to 247Sports composite rankings. Green picked the Bluejays...

NCHC Media Day Wrap-Up

After not being held last season due to the pandemic, NCHC Media Day returned to an in-person setting Thursday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. With just over two weeks before the start of the 2021-22 season, coaches and players from all eight NCHC schools gathered for the league’s annual event.

Former Husker provides insight into the Nebraska-Oklahoma football rivalry

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - Surrounded by Nebraska football memorabilia, Jerry Murtaugh proudly recalled his playing days with the program Wednesday. "We had two great quarterbacks and great receivers and we had a really tremendous football team." Murtaugh was a linebacker for Nebraska between 1968 and 1970. During his senior year,...

Jasen Green commits to Creighton

Creighton secures the second commitment in the class of 2022 with the announcement from Jasen Green. The 6-foot-7, 220 pound Power Forward (unfair description as he fits the positionless basketball mold) out of Omaha, NE chose the Bluejays over a potpourri of high major offers including Iowa State, Colorado, Kansas State, and Nebraska. With the final list being Creighton and Colorado.

Live updates: Nebraska football vs. Oklahoma

Husker football is back in action Saturday against Oklahoma, marking the 50th anniversary of the Game of the Century. Join us as we provide live coverage from Oklahoma's Memorial Stadium. Keep it tuned to throughout the day for stories, analysis, photos, video and more from the game. And you...

Huskers on facing one of the top offenses in the country

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Oklahoma Sooners offense is a load in every sense of the word, especially at Memorial Stadium, their Memorial Stadium. OU is averaging 49 points per game in Norman since Lincoln Riley took over the program in 2017. How many teams are more prolific at home in that period? None, the Sooners are the best beating opponents by an average score of 49-22.2.

Mavericks Selected Fifth In NCHC Preseason Poll

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Omaha Mavericks were tabbed fifth in the NCHC Preseason Poll, the league announced Wednesday afternoon. The rankings come from local media members from each school, as well as select national media that cover the conference. Omaha received 114 points falling between Denver in the fourth...
Fremont Tribune

Louisville flies past Rockets in football game

SYRACUSE – Louisville ensured a successful trip to Syracuse by showcasing strength on both sides of the ball. The Lions won the Highway 50 football game 41-7 on Sept. 10. Louisville piled up 418 yards of offense and 15 first downs during the evening. The team’s ground game wore down the Rockets with 313 yards.
Hastings Tribune

Midland announces 2021 Athletic Hall of Fame class

The Midland University Warrior Athletic Hall of Fame will induct six new members during a banquet Friday, Sept. 17, at the Fremont Golf Club as part of Homecoming weekend. The Hall of Fame Banquet will also include presentation of the Petrow and Bracker Awards for Outstanding Male and Female Student Athletes. Honorees are Joseph Pena (Powerlifting) and Katlin Anders (Softball).
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

Bears' Baughman signs with Benedictine College

Blair High School senior Makayla Baughman, her teammates and coaches have built the Bears' basketball program into a winner with back-to-back district final appearances. After this upcoming season, the point guard will join another winner at the college level. “They've been good for 20 years,” Baughman said Friday after signing...

Rested Bulldogs to take on Bellevue, Mount Marty

SEWARD, Neb. – By kickoff on Wednesday, the Concordia University Men’s Soccer team will have had a week to prepare for eighth-ranked Bellevue University. The matchup between in-state combatants will get underway at 7 p.m. CT from Papillion Landing. The Bulldogs will then return home to host Mount Marty on Saturday as GPAC play opens up. Head Coach Jason Weides’ squad stands at 2-2-1 overall and is coming off a 2-1 loss to Benedictine College (Kan.) in its most recent outing.
Daily Illini

Illinois wins two of three matches at Bluejay Invitational in Omaha

The Illinois volleyball team traveled to Omaha for the Bluejay Invitational and played in a trio of matches this weekend. Illinois played Omaha and Southern Methodist Friday, and Creighton on Saturday. Heading into this weekend’s games, Illinois lost to Colorado and Washington in the Pac-12/Big Ten challenge. Junior middle blocker...