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Nebraska Wesleyan focuses on ground game

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Despite all the changes in style of play in college football one thing has remained constant, teams that run the ball and stop the run are successful. Those are two areas Nebraska Wesleyan coach Brian Keller has focused on heading into the new season. The Prairie Wolves averaged only 41 yards of rushing and gave […]

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Armstrong named to Manning Award Watch List

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Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong earned his second watch list recognition as he was named to the Manning Award Watch List. The Manning Award was created by the Allstate Sugar Bowl in honor of the college football accomplishments of Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning. Armstrong has engineered the Nebraska offense each of the past two seasons, […]

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Creighton and Nebraska in top ten in attendance

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Creighton and Nebraska both finished in the top ten in attendance this past college basketball season. The BlueJays finished sixth nationally with an average of 17,048 fans while the Huskers finished tenth with an average of 15,569 fans. It is the highest finish in program history. The Husker women finished 11th in attendance with an average of 5,857 […]

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Pierson-El named to Hornung award watch list

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Nebraska wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El was named to the Paul Hornung Award watch list. The Hornung Award is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. As a freshman, Pierson-El ranked second nationally in punt returns, averaging 17.5 yards […]

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Treasurer objects to proposed federal red tape to ABLE program (AUDIO)

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State Treasurer Don Stenberg says proposed federal regulations could undermine a savings program for disabled Americans. It’s called the ABLE program, a savings account patterned after the popular college savings accounts, only for the disabled. ABLE is the acronym for Achieving a Better Life Experience Act. Proposed federal regulations would require the disabled to file […]

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Pierson-El named preseason All-American

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Nebraska’s De’Mornay Pierson-El has been named to the preseason All-American team by publisher and college football prognosticator Phil Steele. He was a first-team selection as a punt returner and the only Husker to be named on Steele’s four All-American teams. Pierson-El led the nation in punt return yards in 2014 with 596 and returned three […]

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Job-hunting new grads should “scrub” social media accounts first

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Thousands of young Nebraskans are about to graduate from college and they’ll be flooding the internet with their resumes over the next few weeks as they begin job hunts. Susan McBroom, a vocational rehabilitation counselor, says before you type the first letter on your resume, check Instagram and all other online accounts to make sure […]

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Young photographers could win $1,000 scholarship

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Young people up to age 13 can submit a farm-themed photo for a chance to win one of six $1,000 scholarships through Nebraska’s 529 college savings plan program. State Treasurer Don Stenberg says the objective of the contest is to familiarize young families with the college savings program and acquaint young children with farm and […]

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March Madness may be too much for gambling addicts to resist

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As the college basketball tournament reaches its peak this next weekend with the Final Four, some Nebraskans won’t be able to resist the urge to gamble on the games. A few small bets may be harmless, but the addiction can take over and destroy lives and families. Ron Felton, a certified gambling counselor serving western […]

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Young recalls college hoops days vs. Kansas

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The newest Royal, 6-foot-10 right-hander Chris Young, talks about his days playing basketball for Princeton and being 'in awe' of Allen Fieldhouse.

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Colon in good shape, hoping for long season in Majors

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A shortstop in college, Christian Colon might be best suited for second base, but he could see playing time at shortstop and third base for the Royals when the regular season begins.

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Riley hires former Maryland DC as defensive backs coach

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University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley announced Tuesday the hiring of Brian Stewart as the Huskers’ defensive backs coach. Stewart brings defensive coordinator experience at both the college and professional levels to the Husker staff. Stewart comes to Nebraska after spending the past three seasons as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at the […]

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Hometown heroes come up big on the hardwood this weekend

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Nebraska-Omaha got a record performance from senior guard CJ Carter, who finished with a career-high 45 points on 19-of-25 shooting in the Mavericks 89-84 loss to IUPUI. The Omaha Benson product hit seven three pointers on eight attempts. Carter also moved into 10th in school history for scoring. Freshman guard Ty Danielson from York converted a rare […]

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Three-number one seeds pushed to the brink in NCAA Baseball’s Super Regionals

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Number one seeds TCU, Ole Miss and Virginia have been pushed to a third and final game in their Super Regionals with a trip to Omaha on the line. Virginia won to force a game three against Maryland. Ole Miss won to force a final game against Louisiana Lafayette and TCU couldn’t close out Pepperdine. […]

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Radio Home of the Wildcats

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Northwest Kansas & Southwest Nebraska listens to the K-State Wildcats right here on Classic Hits KQNK AM 1530/FM 106.7. Join the K-State Sports Network for every exciting K-State Football game right here on KQNK! No streaming on college football available through KQNK.com. KANSAS STATE WILDCAT HEADLINES

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