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NAIA adopts NCAA changes to women’s basketball

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The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is adopting recent changes made to women’s basketball by the NCAA, including the new time rule which will feature four 10-minute quarters. Great Plains Athletic Conference Commissioner Corey Westra says the changes made sense because there is so much crossover competition between NAIA programs ands NCAA institutions. Besides the timing […]

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Local organizers prepare for College World Series

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As thousands of fans get set to converge on Omaha for the College World Series local organizers have been working for the past year to help make the event run smoothly. Kathryn Morrissey is executive director of College World Series of Omaha Inc. and says her group serves as a liaison between the NCAA and […]

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NCAA sets field of 6 for 2015 Baseball Championship

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The field of 64 teams competing for the 2015 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship was announced Monday by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee. The national top eight seeds are UCLA (42-14), LSU (48-10), Louisville (43-16), Florida (44-16), Miami (Florida) (44-14), Illinois (47-8-1), TCU (43-11) and Missouri State (45-10). The top eight seed for Missouri […]

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Nebraska bowling…National Champs!

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The Nebraska women’s bowling team won its fifth NCAA title in school history Saturday night, as the top-ranked Huskers defeated Stephen F. Austin 4-2 at Tropicana Lanes in St. Louis.  The Huskers have won five NCAA titles since bowling became an NCAA sanctioned sport in 2003 and in the first 12 years of NCAA sponsorship, the […]

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Tim Miles to coach all stars at NCAA Final Four

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Tim Miles of Nebraska will serve as head coach of the East team at the College All-Star Game, which will be played during the NCAA Final Four weekend in Indianapolis. The game, which features top senior NCAA basketball student-athletes, takes place on Friday, April 3, at 3:30 p.m. (CT) at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The […]

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Green and Kokesh take third for Nebraska at NCAA wrestling nationals

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Seniors Robert Kokesh (174) and James Green (157) finished their Husker careers by each finishing third at the 2015 NCAA Championships at the Scottrade Center on Saturday. Kokesh, a three-time All-American, won a pair of sudden victories against Big Ten foes. He downed third-seeded Mike Evans of Iowa, 6-4, before topping No. 6 seed Logan […]

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Nebraska notches three All-Americans at NCAA nationals

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James Green (157) lost his semifinal match, and Robert Kokesh (174) and TJ Dudley (184) captured All-America honors during Session IV of the NCAA Championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. on Friday night. Green, who earned his fourth career All-America accolade in Session III, battled top-seeded Isaiah Martinez of Illinois for a spot in […]

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Neither team is in, but Nebraska still prepares for the NCAA Tournament

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Work is underway at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha in preparation of the upcoming NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional on Friday and Saturday. Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority spokesperson Kristi Andersen says crews spent several hours installing the special court sent to them by the NCAA. “The pieces all fit together like a jigsaw puzzle and […]

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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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Possible Date Change For Class 1A-Division II State Basketball Tournament

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As we prepare for the Class 1A-Division II State Basketball Tournament at Hays, KSHSAA member schools have been advised there is the possibility the tournament dates may be changed.  The Fort Hays State University men’s basketball team is having an outstanding basketball season and may have the opportunity to host an NCAA Regional basketball tournament.  The first date of the ...

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