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McDermott scores eight as Bulls begin preseason schedule

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The Chicago Bulls played their first exhibition game of the 14-15 season, and of course it was the debut of former Creighton great, Doug McDermott. He played 26 minutes scored eight points on 2 of 4 shooting, including 1 for 2 from three point range. He was 3 of 5 at the line, had a […] Read More »

Wayne State setting picks up honors, Wildcats and UNK remained ranked among nation’s best

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Leisa McClintock of Wayne State was named Northern Sun Conference Volleyball Setter of the Week following her play in Wildcat home wins over #24 Northern State and MSU Moorhead, where she had a rare triple double… 45 assists, 13 digs and 10 kills. Nebraska-Kearney volleyball lost to 17th ranked Central Missouri in four sets on […] Read More »

Chadron State kicker picks up RMAC special teams honors

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Chadron State kicker Randy Wentz was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s Special Teams Player of the Week. Wentz, a sophomore from Scottsbluff went 2-for-2 in Chadron State’s 40-7 victory over Western State Colorado University Saturday, including a career-best 47 yarder. Wentz is 4-for-4 on the season, with two longer than 40 yards. Wentz is […] Read More »

Deadline approaches for “hero” recognition at big football game

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The Nebraska and Iowa chapters of the American Red Cross are searching for heroes in the two states who will be recognized at the Nebraska-vs-Iowa football game on November 28th in Iowa City. Kara Kelly, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross, says there are plenty of heroes out there who deserve a little recognition and […] Read More »

Ebola patient protocol at the Nebraska Medical Center

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It is day two for treatment at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for 33 year old Ashoka Mukpo.  The Ebola virus patient arrived Monday morning and is currently at the hospital’s biocontainment unit. Dr. Bradley Britigan is the dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Medicine and an infectious disease specialist […] Read More »

Security changes on the horizon for Gage County courthouse

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Gage County may soon undertake a six-month trial period of a new security system that focuses on the entire county courthouse, not simply the third floor courtroom and office area. Officials acknowledge there will likely be some initial public dissent on proposed security changes at the Gage County courthouse. County Supervisors will consider a plan in […] Read More »

Ebola patient now in Omaha. Parents relieved

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The parents of 33 year old Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo are in Omaha with their son as he starts receiving treatment for Ebola. Mukpo arrived in Omaha around 7:00 Monday morning and was then taken to the Biocontainment unit at the Nebraska Medical Center. During a news conference Dr. Mitchell Levy, Mukpo’s father says his […] Read More »

Armstrong wants another shot at Michigan State (AUDIO)

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It was a weekend full of upsets in college football, as the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 8th ranked teams were all upset this past week…Five of the top ten schools lost. The Nebraska Cornhuskers did everything they could in the fourth quarter to make Michigan State the 6th top 10 team to lose, but […] Read More »

More and more Nebraskans voting early (AUDIO)

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Early voting is underway in Nebraska and the state election authority says casting a ballot before Election Day is becoming more and more popular. Secretary of State John Gale says ballots for the general election have been mailed to Nebraskans and early voting at election offices began this past weekend. “Early voting’s off and running […] Read More »

Senators question feds’ conservation projects along NE/SD border

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Two federal agencies are working on several conservation projects along the Nebraska-South Dakota border that require land to be set aside for habitat and public access. Casey Kruse, the Missouri River coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, says he’s working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the projects which involve federal […] Read More »

Comeback comes up just short for Huskers, fall to Spartans 27-22

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Despite 19 fourth quarter points, 19th-ranked Nebraska was unable to overcome a 27-3 deficit and fell to 10th-ranked Michigan State 27-22 on Saturday night in East Lansing, Michigan. Tommy Armstrong’s pass intended for De’Mornay Pierson-El was intercepted by Trae Waynes with less than 30 seconds to play to seal the game for the Spartans. It […] Read More »

Spartans shutting out Huskers 17-0 at halftime

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Despite three turnovers, Michigan State has kept Nebraska from gaining any momentum and are shutting out the Huskers 17-0 at halftime in East Lansing, Michigan. In a game where the Huskers need Heisman trophy candidate Ameer Abdullah to produce as he has in previous weeks, the senior running back has struggled, as the Nebraska offense has […] Read More »

Huskers and Sparty ready for Big Ten showdown

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A top 25 battle is on tap in the Big Ten on Saturday evening, as the 10th-ranked Michigan State Spartans play host to the 19th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers at Spartan Stadium. Bo Pelini’s Cornhuskers are a perfect 5-0 on the young season, including a 1-0 record in league play thus far. Four of the five victories […] Read More »

High School football scores from Friday Oct. 3rd

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Allen 52, Lyons-Decatur Northeast 14 Alliance 14, Adams Central 3 Amherst 46, South Loup 12 Anselmo-Merna 34, Sandhills/Thedford 29 Aquinas Catholic 57, Omaha Brownell-Talbot 13 Arcadia-Loup City 26, Twin River 16 Archbishop Bergan 41, Logan View 0 Arlington 21, Omaha Concordia 6 Ashland-Greenwood 35, Fort Calhoun 7 Auburn 26, Johnson County Central 16 Axtell 45, […] Read More »

Creighton volleyball notches win over DePaul

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Creighton Volleyball defeated DePaul in four sets in its tune-up for a Saturday night showdown with defending league champ Marquette. Scores in favor of the visiting Bluejays were 25-17, 25-9, 22-25, 25-12. Creighton won its season-high fifth straight match and is now 11-6 (4-0 BIG EAST). DePaul dropped to 3-12 (1-2 BIG EAST). “We played […] Read More »