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Husker’s Gerry anxious for bowl game

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Nebraska safety Nate Gerry is looking forward to his return to the field on December 26th when the Huskers play UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. The junior from Sioux Falls, South Dakota was ejected from the loss to Iowa in the regular season finale after being penalized for targeting. “It was awful and I […]

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Moose sighting in North Platte confirmed

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It’s confirmed, there has been a moose roaming within the city limits of North Platte. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials have confirmed the sighting. Game and Parks says the moose had been in the area for about a month before being spotted on the 13th. Game and Parks biologists are in contact with local […]

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Fast start boosts Creighton past Nebraska

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Creighton dominated the start of the game and the second half and the Blue Jays cruised to an 83-67 win over Nebraska for their fifth straight victory in the series. It was also a much needed win after losses to Arizona State and Loyola. “The start of the game and the start the second half […]

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Nebraska Wesleyan winning with up-tempo style

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The Nebraska Wesleyan men’s basketball team is posting some eye popping numbers and wins in the process. The Prairie Wolves are 7-2 with a five game winning streak and are averaging 99 points per game. Wesleyan coach Dale Wellman says it begins with an aggressive defense that is designed to produce 15 to 20 more […]

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Huskers Battle #21 Miami, But Fall In Overtime

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It took more than regulation to decide a tightly fought contest between Nebraska and Miami Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.   The Huskers battled back from an eight point deficit in the second half to lead the game with the #21 ranked Hurricanes, and eventually send the game to overtime.  But Miami escaped Lincoln […]

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Huskers await post season fate

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Nebraska must wait until Sunday to find out if a bowl game is in its future. The Huskers finished the regular season 5-7 after a 28-20 loss to fourth ranked Iowa but with not enough six-win teams to fill all the bowl requirements the Huskers appear to have a good shot of landing a spot. […]

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Creighton prepares for UMass

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The Creighton basketball team will play UMass in the championship game of the Men Who Speak Out Main Event tournament in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. The Bluejays advanced with an 85-75 victory over Rutgers and will go up against a UMass team that cruised to an 82-65 win over Clemson. “Their offensively display was […]

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Bennington teen to be honored as “hero” at Friday’s big football game

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A teenager from the Omaha area will be recognized as a hero during Friday’s Nebraska-Iowa football game in Lincoln. Back in mid-June, 18-year-old Kassee Jones, of Bennington, was working as a lifeguard at Camp Legacy in Omaha when she spotted a six-year-old boy not moving at the bottom of the shallow end of the pool. […]

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Plenty at stake for Huskers against Iowa

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Iowa will come in as the highly ranked team but there will be plenty on the line for Nebraska in Friday’s regular season finale against the Hawkeyes. A victory would be the Huskers third straight, their second over a top ten team in three games and clinch a trip to a bowl game. “It would […]

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Huskers Survive Game of Runs With Delaware State

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Nebraska built a 25-point lead in the second half over Delaware State, but the game was not well in hand until the final minutes of the game.   Delaware went on a 21 point run in the second half, cutting what had been a 25 point lead down to just four.  Nebraska rallied though in […]

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Riley credits run game and defense for win streak

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Nebraska coach Mike Riley credits an improved ground game and defense for the Huskers resurgence. After falling to 3-6 after an October 31st loss at Purdue the Huskers have responded with victories over Michigan State and Rutgers. Riley says improvement on defense begins with the secondary. “We are challenging more receivers, we are getting our […]

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Colon fulfilled prophecy with Series-clinching hit

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Before Christian Colon hit the go-ahead RBI single in the 12th inning of Game 5 of the World Series, the Royals infielder predicted the scenario. He hadn't yet appeared in a postseason game, but he was ready to go.

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Presence of whooping cranes closes Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area

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Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area in southeastern Nebraska has been temporarily closed to protect six endangered whooping cranes. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission closed the park located about two miles west of Bruning in Thayer County. Once the cranes leave, the area will re-open. Game and Parks says it is following standard procedure once […]

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Gold Glove Award lifts Escobar into elite level

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For years, Royals manager Ned Yost has been proclaiming that shortstop Alcides Escobar is one of the game's top defenders, and deserving of his first Gold Glove Award. Last week, that proclamation finally came to fruition. Escobar joined teammates and ...

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Nebraska Keeps Bowl Hopes Alive With Road Win Over Rutgers

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Nebraska did what it had to in order to keep hopes alive for reaching a bowl game on the road Saturday against Rutgers.   Nebraska’s 31-14 win was a far from perfect performance, but improved the Huskers’ record to 5-6 (3-4) with one game remaining on the regular season schedule.     Nebraska started strong, […]

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