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....
MEN'S BASKETBALL: UNO Falls Short To Denver
Christian Mackey scored 14 points and Denver outlasted Omaha 75-72 on Saturday. Denver (13-11, 5-6 Summit) led by six on Nate Engesser's layup with 3:48 to go, but Omaha tied it at 68 on Devin Patterson's jumper with 1:45 left.
Take Picture With World Series Trophy
Baseball fans will have an opportunity to take a picture with the 2015 World Series trophy. The Kansas City Royals will visit the Bob Devaney Sports Center next Tuesday, Feb. 9. The trophy will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lincoln Area Athlete Sign Letters Of Intent
Several Lincoln area boys and girls high school athletes signed letters of intent to compete at the college level during the winter signing period on Wednesday. Schools range from the Division I, II and III levels to NAIA.
HUSKER FOOTBALL: Hovey, Keels Leaving Nebraska
Nebraska wide receiver Lane Hovey is transferring to Montana for his final season of football, and reserve defensive lineman Joe Keels is transferring to Eastern Michigan. Head Coach Mike Riley announced the departures on Wednesday.
HUSKER MEN'S BASKETBALL: No. 4 Maryland Holds On To Beat Huskers
Freshman Diamond Stone had 16 points, 10 rebounds and a season-high eight blocks, and No. 4 Maryland held off Nebraska 70-65 on Wednesday night. Melo Trimble had 14 of his 20 points in the second half as the Terrapins overcame a slew of turnovers to remain a half-game behind conference co-leaders Indiana and Iowa.