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School administrators hear about accountability during conference in Kearney

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About a thousand school administrators from across Nebraska are hearing about new state accountability measures during a conference in Kearney. Nebraska Education Commissioner Matt Blomstedt says there might be a new measuring stick, but the object remains the same. “In many ways, we are trying to win the hearts and minds of educators to do […]

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Trades have Royals in driver’s seat

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Before this week, the Kansas City Royals could return to the World Series. Now they should return to the World Series. Before, they might win the title. Now, they'd better win the title.

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Storm Chasers win seventh straight

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The Omaha Storm Chasers matched their longest win streak of the season and continued their season-high home win streak, both at seven games, with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Brett Eibner once again provided the offensive punch for the Storm Chasers, driving in a run in the first and launching a […]

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Lincoln blanked by Kansas City

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The Lincoln Saltdogs’ six game winning streak is over. Blake Holovach and two other Kansas City T-Bones pitchers combined to shutout the Saltdogs 7-0 in front of 2,576 fans at Haymarket Park Wednesday night. Holovach pitched six scoreless inning, allowing three hits to earn the win, as he improves to 5-0 on the season. Luis […]

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Duffy pitches Royals to 6th straight win

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Left-hander Danny Duffy worked six scoreless innings and Alex Rios and Alcides Escobar delivered early run-scoring hits as the Royals won their sixth in a row with a 3-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday.

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First-time All-Star Moose wins AL Final Vote

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It's official: The Royals now have their seventh All-Star representative. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas collected 19.3 million of the 111.8 million ballots cast for the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote and is the first Royals player to ...

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Lincoln strikes early in win at Sioux Falls

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The Lincoln Saltdogs scored a pair of runs in the first inning and made them hold up in a 2-1 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries on Thursday night. Curt Smith hit a sacrifice fly and Mike Gilmartin scored on a throwing error following a Jeremy Hamilton single to give Lincoln the early 2-0 lead. […]

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Lincoln rolls to victory in Sioux Falls

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Shairon Martis turned in another strong outing and Curt Smith smacked another homer as the Saltdogs beat the Sioux Falls Canaries 9-1 on Wednesday afternoon. Martis pitched seven innings, allowing one run on six hits while walking four and striking out four to earn the win. The 28-year old former big leaguer improves to 3-1 on the […]

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Lincoln bullpen holds off Joplin

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For Lincoln relievers combined to yield only two hits in eight innings of work as the Saltdogs edged Joplin 5-3. Lincoln starter Jesse Smith surrendered two runs in the opening inning and was forced to leave the game with a hamstring injury. Zac Westcott (1-1) pitched three hitless innings to earn the win. Ryan Fennell […]

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Husker recruit leads Australia to upset win

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Future Husker Jack McVeigh led Australia to a 69-56 upset of Serbia in the medal round of the FIBA under-19 World Championships. McVeigh scored 18 points and hauled down 12 rebounds as Australia advanced to Friday mornings quarterfinal round and a matchup with Turkey. A 6-foot-7 guard/forward, McVeigh is averaging 10.8 points per game and […]

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Guthrie tallies 1,000th strikeout in solid win

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Two days after teammate Edinson Volquez recorded his 1,000th career strikeout, Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie notched his 1,000th strikeout on Sunday during the Royals' 5-3 win over Oakland.

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Resourceful Royals edge A’s for series win

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Right-hander Chris Young threw six strong innings and Kendrys Morales delivered a two-run go-ahead single in the sixth inning, and the Royals held off the A's, 3-2, on Saturday afternoon.

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