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Husker volleyball falls to another unranked opponent

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The No. 8 Nebraska volleyball team fell 3-0 at Michigan on Sunday, 19-25, 30-32, 21-25. The Huskers dropped to 10-5 overall and 4-2 in the Big Ten, while Michigan improved to 8-8 with a 3-3 Big Ten record. Alicia Ostrander had a team-high 12 kills. Mary Pollmiller had 35 assists, and Annika Albrecht had a […]

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Former Huskers help Team USA win first gold at FIVB world championships

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Team USA – with former Huskers Kayla Banwarth, Jordan Larson-Burbach and Kelsey Robinson – made history on Sunday, beating China 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24) and winning the first world championship gold medal for the U.S. Women’s program at the FIVB World Championship at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. The U.S. Women had never before […]

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High school softball state tournament

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STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT From Hastings Class A Wednesday’s games Game 1–Millard South (27-2) vs. Millard North (16-11), 11:30 a.m. Game 2–Millard West (24-5) vs. Papillion-La Vista South (23-7), 11:30 a.m. Game 3–Omaha Marian (23-4) vs. Lincoln North Star (24-10), 11:30 a.m. Game 4–Papillion-La Vista (30-4) vs. Lincoln Southwest (24-10), 11:30 a.m. Game 5–Loser 1 […]

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Water levels rising higher on the Missouri River to prep for ’15

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The Missouri River will be rising at least three more feet over the coming weeks as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for next year with above-normal releases from Gavins Point Dam. Jody Farhat, chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division in Omaha, says the increased releases now will help lower the […]

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Creighton volleyball can’t hold lead, falls on the road at Seton Hall

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Seton Hall won the final two sets to overtake Creighton Volleyball in a five-set match and move into sole possession of first place in the BIG EAST on Friday evening in South Orange, N.J. Scores in favor of the host Pirates were 25-17, 21-25, 20-25, 25-15, 15-9. Seton Hall won its 10th straight match and […]

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Husker volleyball goes on the road and knocks off Michigan State

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The No. 8 Nebraska volleyball team battled in a difficult environment to a 3-1 (25-20, 25-18, 22-25, 25-23) win over Michigan State at Jenison Field House on Friday night. The Huskers improved to 10-4 on the season and 4-1 in the Big Ten with their third road win this season in as many tries. Michigan […]

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High school football scores from Friday October 10th

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Adams Central 22, Hastings 15 Alliance 39, Gering 21 Amherst 41, Twin Loup 19 Anselmo-Merna 50, Overton 38 Ansley-Litchfield 14, South Loup 6 Aquinas Catholic 63, Tekamah-Herman 7 Arapahoe 26, Franklin 18 Archbishop Bergan 58, Omaha Brownell-Talbot 2 Arlington 48, Douglas County West 7 Arthur County 48, Banner County 38 Ashland-Greenwood 66, Omaha Concordia 14 […]

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Nebraska’s Ebola patient shows slight improvement

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The second Ebola virus patient to be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center is showing a very modest improvement. Ashoka Mukpo arrived at the Med Center on Monday and remains in stable condition. Dr. Phil Smith is the director of the Biocontainment Unit and says “Mr. Mukpo’s condition is slightly improved. He’s been taking in […]

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Sen. Chambers fires back at Gov. Heineman over Nikko Jenkins’ case (AUDIO)

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A member of the special legislative committee investigating the release of serial killer Nikko Jenkins from prison has fired back at Gov. Dave Heineman. Heineman earlier in the week criticized state Sen. Steve Lathrop of Omaha, chairman of the committee, accusing Lathrop of reaching a conclusion about the case before the committee completes its work. […]

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Halloween haunts to fishing at Nebraska State Parks this weekend

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This is a great weekend to wet a line. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission spokesman Greg Wagner says the next two weekends are ideal for those who like trout. Game and Parks stocked Standing Bear Lake in west Omaha, Fremont State Lake #2 and HolmesLake near Lincoln this week. Next week they will stock lakes […]

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Bike sharing program expands

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Omaha’s popular bike sharing program has a new name and continues to expand.   Program Director Ben Turner says Omaha B-Cycle is now Heartland B-Cycle and they added 20 new kiosks for residents to rent a bike and enjoy a ride. Turner says many riders take the bikes across the river into Council Bluffs, Iowa. That […]

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Husker soccer continues to struggle in Big Ten play

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Sophomore Jaycie Johnson scored her ninth goal of the season in the 31st minute to give NU an early 1-0 lead, but the Minnesota Golden Gophers scored three to win 3-1 on Thursday. The Gophers tied the score, 1-1, in the 42nd minute when Josee Stiever scored off an assist from Simone Kolander. Kolander also assisted […]

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Husker basketball loses freshman Day for the season

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Nebraska men’s basketball freshman forward B.J. Day suffered a season-ending injury, when he tore his ACL during practice this week. Day will miss this season and apply for a medical redshirt to have four years of eligibility remaining. Day, who is the son of former Husker standout Bernard Day, played at Lincoln Southeast High School, […]

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Congressman says Congress should return, debate ISIL threat

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A Nebraska Congressman suggests Congress should return to Washington and debate the threat the Islamic State poses. Islamic State, ISIL, ISIS; whatever you call it Congressman Jeff Fortenberry sees a grave threat to civilization itself. Fortenberry supports President Barack Obama’s action to launch air strikes against ISIL. “With certain conditions. That this continue to be […]

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