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Northeast Community College has full time AD

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The growing athletic department at Northeast Community College in Norfolk has hired its first full-time athletic director. Jake Ripple has been on the Northeast is adding men’s soccer and softball for the next academic year and Ripple says there could be further additions in the near future. Ripple says the most immediate concern is updating […]

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Mary Yori takes over at Nebraska Wesleyan

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Mary Yori is returning to the collegiate coaching ranks. The former Creighton All-American has been named the new head softball coach and intramural director at Nebraska Wesleyan. Yori spent 21 years as a head coach, including 11 years at Nebraska-Omaha where she posted a 459-158 record. She also had a lengthy coaching stint at Colorado […]

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NU softball season ends after extra inning loss to LSU

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The Nebraska softball team fought to the very end with No. 5 national seed LSU on the Tigers’ home field, but the Huskers came up just short in a season-ending 3-2, 10-inning loss on Saturday night. Both teams scored in the fourth inning and LSU scored twice in the top of the 10th inning. The Huskers […]

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NU softball drops opening regional game to Arizona State

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Arizona State scored five unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 5-2 victory over the Nebraska softball team on Friday in a game that saw two weather delays in Baton Rouge, La. Lightning caused a delay in the sixth with the Huskers up 1-0.  Following the near hour delay, […]

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Bellevue softball’s season comes to an end

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  Eighth-ranked Central Methodist University scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the eighth inning to claim a 4-2 win over Bellevue University Wednesday afternoon at the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round – Fayette Bracket. The loss ended the Bruins’ 2015 season with a 41-14-1 record. The Eagles (44-8) advanced to […]

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Bellevue softball needs two wins to advance to the NAIA World Series. Concordia and Doane eliminated

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Central Methodist broke a tie ballgame in the bottom of the fourth inning, scoring three unanswered runs over the fourth and fifth innings to defeat Bellevue (Neb.) 5-2 on Tuesday in the semifinal round of the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round in the Central Methodist Bracket at Cox Softball Complex. In the second game […]

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Husker softball headed to one of the toughest regionals

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The Nebraska softball team fell one win short of a Big Ten Tournament title Saturday night, losing to third-ranked Michigan, 6-1, in the championship game in Columbus, but there is postseason life for the Huskers. NU earned an at-large bid but got a tough draw, heading to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and host LSU. The Tigers are ranked […]

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Huskers open Big 10 softball tourney with win over host Buckeyes

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The Nebraska softball team opened postseason play with a 5-2 win over host Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament Friday evening at Buckeye Field. With the win, Nebraska (33-20) advanced to Saturday’s second semifinal. The Huskers will face either second-seeded Minnesota or No. 10 seed Iowa at 5 p.m. (Central) on […]

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Husker softball lands three on All-Big Ten first-team

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Nebraska sophomore MJ Knighten, junior Kiki Stokes and senior Steph Pasquale were named to the All-Big Ten softball first team. Knighten, one of six unanimous choices, finished the Big Ten season with a .475 batting average and 38 hits. She had 31 RBIs, putting her eighth all-time for a season in the Big Ten in […]

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Husker softball gets a bye at the Big Ten Tournament

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Nebraska earned the No. 3 seed for the upcoming Big Ten Softball Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, and the Huskers will open play at the tournament on Friday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m. The Huskers, who have finished in the top three of the final league standings in each of their first four seasons in the […]

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NU softball pulls off big weekend sweep at Wisconsin

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Kaylan Jablonski did her job in the circle and at the plate as the Nebraska softball team finished off a three-game sweep of the Wisconsin Badgers with a 9-0 five-inning victory in the series finale Sunday. Jablonski and junior right-hander Emily Lockman combined on a two-hit shutout, Nebraska’s third shutout in Big Ten play. Jablonski (6-5) […]

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Nebraska softball postponed Friday at Wisconsin

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Inclement weather has forced the postponement of Friday’s scheduled softball game between Nebraska and Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. The teams will now play a single game Saturday at 5 p.m., weather permitting, before closing the series with a doubleheader beginning at Noon on Sunday. New Weekend Schedule Friday, April 24 No Game Saturday, April 24 […]

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NU softball run rules Creighton

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The Nebraska softball team pounded out 13 hits in an 11-1 five-inning victory over Creighton Wednesday night at Bowlin Stadium.  The Huskers scored all 11 of their runs and collected 10 of their 13 hits with two outs, while scoring double-digit runs for the 17th time this season. Nebraska improved to 26-19 on the season […]

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Lockman tosses complete game as Husker softball salvages one game over Gophers

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Junior Emily Lockman tossed a complete game, allowing only three runs against a Minnesota Golden Gophers team that ranks in the top 15 nationally in scoring. It was her seventh complete game of the season as the Huskers took Sunday’s finale 5-3, managing one in this three game weekend series. Lockman improves to 10-8 on the […]

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NU softball comes up empty-handed in five weekend games at Tallahassee

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The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team lost to No. 6 Florida State on Sunday, 3-2, finishing the weekend winless in two games against the Seminoles and Georgia State and another game against Western Kentucky. In two games against the Yellowjackets, NU was outscored 22-4, getting run-ruled in each game.  They fell to the Hilltoppers 5-1 and lost […]

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