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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rockets Start Quick, Cool Off Links
Lincoln Northeast had three players each score more than 20 points, enough to overcome Lincoln High, as the Rockets earned a 93-64 win Thursday night at the Ed Johnson Gym. Malcolm Whitlow scored 13 of this 22 points in a first quarter spurt that put Northeast ahead 32-9.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Westside Holds Off Southwest
Omaha Westside build up an 11-point lead and let it slip to five early in the fourth quarter, but held on for a 54-43 win over Lincoln Southwest in boys basketball Thursday night.
HUSKER MEN'S BASKETBALL: NU Falls Short at Wisconsin
Nebraska ran into a hot-shooting Wisconsin team Wednesday night, as the Badgers hit 11 3-pointers in a 72-61 win over the Huskers. Wisconsin (15-9, 7-4) hit 11-of-18 from 3-point range, including four consecutive 3-pointers after Nebraska pulled within two points in the opening minutes of the second half.
2016/2017 High School Football Schedules Released
The Nebraska School Activities Association has released the football schedules for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. While they are laid out by which week games will played, exact dates and times will have been determined by each individual school.
Shrine Bowl Rosters Announced
This year's Nebraska Shrine Bowl football game will be Saturday, June 4th at Foster Field at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Among the Lincoln area players on the South team include Jack Cobb of East, Alex Bruner of Southeast and Louis Gray of Norris.
Former East High Volleyball Coach Oehlerking Dies
Myron Oehlerking, who built Lincoln East into a volleyball power over a 37-year period, passed away Tuesday morning. After starting the East volleyball program in 1972, Oehlerking accumulated 793 wins, 22 state tournament appearances, six state championships and three runner-up finishes.
HUSKER WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Shepard Earns 13th Freshman Award
Nebraska's Jessica Shepard captured her conference-record ninth Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award on Monday. The 6-4 forward from Fremont, Neb., completed the 13th week of the women's basketball season by becoming Nebraska's single-season freshman scoring leader at 466 points.
Husker Women Struggle In Loss On The Road
The Nebraska Women's basketball team struggled with arguably its worst offensive performance of the season, falling 59-to-47 at Indiana yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. Nebraska slips to 16-and-7 on the season and 7-5 in the Big Ten.
Husker's Strong Performance Not Enough vs Oklahoma
Despite posting the second-best team score in school history, three top-three individual finishes and a number of personal-best scores, the No. 6 Nebraska men’s gymnastics team (5-4, 0-1) fell to the top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners (8-0) on Saturday night.
Shields Out Of Hospital, Following Concussion Protocol
Nebraska senior Shavon Shields is out of the hospital following a nasty fall in the game against Rutgers. Shields went up to block a shot by Rutgers' D.J. Foreman. Shields flipped over Foreman's back and landed on his head and shoulder.
Broncos Win Super Bowl; Will Manning Retire?
If this was Peyton Manning's final game, he's going out on top. The 39-year-old Broncos quarterback said immediately after winning Super Bowl 50 that he was taking some advice from Tony Dungy....