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Huskers return to the San Diego to face USC in the Holiday Bowl

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The Husker football team will face USC in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 27, making it the third trip to that bowl game in the last five years.  NU beat Arizona 33-0 in 2009 and losing to Steve Sarkisian’s Washington team 19-7 in 2010. The Trojans, now coached by Sarkisian, have an 8-4 record […]

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Huskers volleyball advances in NCAA Tourney with win over Hofstra

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Behind a big block, the 14th-seeded Nebraska volleyball team swept Hofstra, 3-0, Friday evening in a first-round NCAA Tournament match at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Despite the sweep, the Huskers had to work to win their opening NCAA Tournament match for the 31st consecutive season. Nebraska survived late Hofstra rallies in each of the […]

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Bluejay volleyball bows out of NCAA Tournament in loss to Oregon State

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Oregon State rallied late in each of the first two sets and rode that momentum to a 3-1 win over Creighton Volleyball on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Scores of the match, held at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan., were 25-21, 26-24, 19-25, 25-21. Oregon State improves to 20-12, while […]

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High school boys basketball scores from Friday December 5th

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Adams Central 54, Holdrege 38 Ainsworth 57, Ord 41 Amherst 65, Ansley-Litchfield 37 Anselmo-Merna 43, Mullen 34 Aquinas Catholic 58, Raymond Central 33 Arapahoe 43, Hayes Center 32 Arcadia-Loup City 39, Pleasanton 24 Ashland-Greenwood 67, Conestoga 41 Aurora 52, Schuyler 14 Axtell 58, Bertrand 42 Axtell, KS 60, Lewiston 31 BDS 58, Hampton 16 Bancroft-Rosalie […]

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High school girls basketball scores from Friday December 5th

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Ainsworth 66, Ord 51 Allen 38, Wakefield 25 Ansley-Litchfield 48, Amherst 30 Arapahoe 57, Hayes Center 46 Aurora 42, Schuyler 26 Axtell 49, Bertrand 48 BDS 57, Hampton 40 Bancroft-Rosalie 72, Omaha Christian Academy 4 Bellevue West 54, Lincoln Southeast 52 Bishop Neumann 58, Archbishop Bergan 14 Blue Hill 47, Doniphan-Trumbull 26 Boone Central/Newman Grove […]

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Creighton men’s soccer ends season with shootout loss to UMBC

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The No. 12 seed Creighton men’s soccer team fell to UMBC in a shootout 4-3 after a 0-0 draw in a 2014 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal match at Morrison Stadium on Friday evening. UMBC (14-5-5) converted its final penalty kick attempt to win the shootout 4-3 and advance to its first College Cup next weekend. Creighton […]

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Creighton men’s soccer ends season with shootout loss to UMBC

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The No. 12 seed Creighton men’s soccer team fell to UMBC in a shootout 4-3 after a 0-0 draw in a 2014 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal match at Morrison Stadium on Friday evening. UMBC (14-5-5) converted its final penalty kick attempt to win the shootout 4-3 and advance to its first College Cup next weekend. Creighton […]

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Mike Riley meets media as new Husker football coach (AUDIO)

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Mike Riley met with the news media at Memorial Stadium Friday, his first public appearance as the new head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Riley, the former head coach of the Oregon State Beavers, was introduced by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst who says he focused on hiring Eichorst from the beginning of the coaching search […]

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Wayne State suspends fraternity over alcohol abuse

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Wayne State College has suspended Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity indefinitely. Under the suspension, Tau Kappa Epsilon cannot recruit members or hold social activities. The college says the fraternity has been notified about what it must do to address illegal and dangerous activities involving alcohol. “The college did not arrive at this decision lightly,” said Wayne […]

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Flu vaccine may not be as effective

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned the flu vaccine is not effective against one strain because it has changed or mutated. Dr. Anne O’Keefe is the senior epidemiologist with the Douglas County Health Department and says this isn’t uncommon. She says strains drift every year and that is why flu vaccines change. Dr. […]

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Farmers must better answer consumer questions (AUDIO)

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Consumers are asking more and more questions about food. A vice president of the University of Nebraska says agriculture must respond. University of Nebraska Vice President Ronnie Green says concerns are being raised about farming, in part, because so few Americans have direct ties to agriculture. “The majority of people in Nebraska are today one […]

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Huskers to introduce new football coach Mike Riley at Friday morning press conference

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The University of Nebraska has hired Mike Riley as its new Head Football Coach, Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst announced today.  Riley will be formally introduced at a news conference on Friday, December 5th at 9:00 a.m. in the West Memorial Stadium – 3rd Floor Club. Riley comes to Nebraska after 14 seasons as the head coach […]

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Santa Goes to Space Saturday near Ashland

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Santa’s visit Saturday to the Strategic Air & Space Museum near Ashland is out of this world – literally.   Director of Marketing and PR Deb Hermann says the man in red will make a big entrance during their Santa Goes to Space event. Hermann says at 10 am Santa will be escorted into the Museum […]

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“Precycling” can help reduce waste amidst the holiday frenzy

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The holiday song says this is “the most wonderful time of the year,” but it’s also the most wasteful. Trash generated by the average Nebraska household rises 25% during the holidays, but with some planning before shopping, that doesn’t have to be the case. Leslie Irlbeck, a waste management specialist, says to “pre-cycle” or consider […]

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Nebraska hires Mike Riley from Oregon State as head football coach

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Mike Riley has been named the new head football coach at Nebraska. Riley spent 14 seasons at Oregon State, first from 1997-98 and then again from 2003-14. He was also the head coach of the NFL’s San Diego Chargers from 1999-2001. “It is truly an honor to join the University of Nebraska family,” said Riley […]

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