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Saltdogs Win Division, Head to Playoffs
The Lincoln Saltdogs are going to the post season after winning the Central Division Sunday night, even though their game was rained out. Division rival Gary Southshore lost Sunday, which put the Saltdogs over the top. They play a double-header of seven-inning games Monday afternoon at 12:05, with the pregame beginning at 11:35 on KFOR 1240, and kfor1240.com.
Huskers Defeat Florida Atlantic 55-7
The Husker Football team beat Florida Atlantic 55-7 in their season opener. The Huskers rushed for 498 of 784 total yards. Tommy Armstrong passed for a career-high 271 yards. Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high of 232 yards. The Huskers won their 29th straight season-opener, which is the longest streak in the country.
Former LSE, Husker Star Gordon Reaches 1,000 Career Hits
Lincoln native Alex Gordon has reached the 1,000th hit mark of his Major League Baseball career. The Kansas City Royals outfielder and former Nebraska star hit a single to left field in the fifth inning Wednesday night against Arizona to reach the mark.
Nebraska Men's Basketball: Schedule Released For Tourney In Hawaii
The Nebraska basketball team will face a tough challenge in the opening round of the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic, when the Huskers face homestanding Hawaii in its tournament opener. The Huskers and Rainbow Warriors will tip off at Midnight (central) on Dec. 23, in a game televised nationally on ESPNU.
Two Saltdogs Receive Weekly Honors
The Lincoln Saltdogs swept the league's weekly awards for the week ending June 1, as 1B Ian Gac was named Pointstreak Player of the Week and RHP Marquis Fleming was named Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week. Pointstreak is the official baseball statistician of the American Association.
Nevada Forward Huff Transferring To Creighton
Cole Huff, a forward who was an honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference men's basketball selection as a sophomore at Nevada this past season, has announced he plans to transfer to Creighton.
Nebraska Women's Basketball Notches NCAA Tourney Win
Jordan Hooper had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and fourth-seeded Nebraska defeated Fresno State 74-55 in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament Saturday in Los Angeles. Emily Cady added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Cornhuskers (26-6), the B
Husker Men Fall to Baylor in NCAA Tournament
The Husker Basketball team is finished after one game in the NCAA Tournament. Nebraska coach Tim Miles was ejected from the Cornhuskers' West Region game against Baylor after getting whistled for two technical fouls in the second half. Miles drew his second technical for unsportsmanlike conduct with 11:17 left in the game and Nebraska losing 50-32.
Edwards Named Big Ten Players of the Week
Nebraska softball player Tatum Edwards was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday. The award is the first of Edwards’ career, although she is a four-time Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honoree.....
Huskers Hold First Florida Practice
The Nebraska football team practiced on the campus of the University of North Florida for the first time Friday morning, beginning preparation for the Gator Bowl against No. 23 Georgia. The Huskers and Bulldogs are set to battle Wednesday, New Year's Day, in an 11 a.m game that will be broadcast on ESPN2. The Huskers practiced in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts for just over two hours. It was the first of four scheduled pre-game practices.
Huskers Prepare in Florida
The Nebraska football team arrived in Jacksonville, Florida yesterday (Thursday), six days away from their showdown with the 23rd-ranked Georgia Bulldogs in the Gator Bowl on New Year's Day. The Cornhuskers will workout today (Friday) for the first time since before Christmas. Kickoff of the Gator Bowl is at 11am next Wednesday.
Holiday Tourney Play Begins
The holiday basketball tournament schedule will get underway around the area tomorrow and Saturday. Tournaments that start Friday include the Lincoln Lutheran holiday tournament which will feature the host school Lutheran, along with Fairbury, Raymond Central and Louisville.
Hooper Leads Huskers to Win Over Utah State
All-American, Jordan Hooper, erupted for game highs of 33 points and 14 rebounds to lead #15 Nebraska to a 95-75 win over Utah State yesterday (Sunday) at Pinnacle Bank Arena. With the victory, Nebraska improved 7-2 overall, while Utah State slipped to 5-3.
Bluejays Take Down Huskers
All-American Doug McDermott scored a game-high 33 points to lead three Creighton players in double figures, as the Bluejays thumped Nebraska, 82-67 last (Sunday) night. The Huskers return to action on Saturday, taking on Arkansas State.
Huskers to Play in Gator Bowl New Years' Day
Nebraska will appear in a New Year’s Day bowl game for the 3rd straight season. The Huskers have been selected to play in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl in Jacksonville against Georgia. January 1st kick off will 11 o'clock - Lincoln time. Nebraska goes into the bowl game at 8-4.