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Outdoor notes: Anglers take home outdoor prizes in the Take ’em Fishing ...

Anglers take home outdoor prizes in the Take ’em Fishing challenge LINCOLN, Neb. – Ten anglers took home outdoor prizes in the first round of prize drawings for the Take ’em Fishing challenge, sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and partners who have donated prizes. Anglers answered the challenge to take a new…

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NEBRASKA CITY - The Nebraska City Post 8 Seniors (6-1) scored their third straight victory Thursday by shutting out Plattsmouth's DJ's Dugout Seniors, 8-0 in six innings at Clemmy Holmes Field. The victory was sparked by a six-run second inning. Nebraska City notched six hits, and were also aided by a Plattsmouth error. Post 8…

Millard North's Bret Porter joins Nebraska basketball as preferred walk-on

Bret Porter became the third walk-on in Nebraska’s 2019 recruiting class, announcing his decision Thursday. The 6-foot-6, 215-pound forward from Millard North is following a family lineage to Lincoln. Porter’s father, Budge, was a scholarship football player at NU and a member of the 1975 recruiting class. He suffered a neck injury while attempting to…

Lincoln draws praise from USA volleyball coach, but team will need to bo...

LINCOLN — Last year, the U.S. women’s volleyball team shook off a loss during its trip to Lincoln to nearly run the table the rest of the way in capturing the first Volleyball Nations League title. After another defeat on home soil on Thursday, this one a 25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 25-20 loss to Brazil, the…

UCLA going for another first, top players, matchups and more things to k...

Super regionals are the next stop on the Road to Omaha. Four of the best-of-three series are Friday through Sunday with the other four Saturday through Monday. The eight winners advance to the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park starting June 15. Some things to know heading into the Round of 16: BASEBALL/SOFTBALL SWEEP?…

Storm Chasers finish home sweep behind Bubba Starling’s home run

Outfielder Bubba Starling hit a two-run home run and added a run-scoring single Thursday night in leading the Storm Chasers to a 4-1 win and a three-game sweep over Albuquerque. Omaha outscored the Isotopes 23-5 in the series as the Chasers have won nine of their past 12 to improve to 30-31. Starling homered to…

Two Huskers earn second-team All-America honors at NCAA championships

AUSTIN, Texas — A pair of Huskers finished as second-team All-Americans during the second day of the NCAA outdoor championships. Chanel Freeman placed 13th in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 13.08 seconds. Michaela Peskova ran a 57.99 and placed 15th in the 400 hurdles, while teammate Jasmine Barge finished 17th. Shylia Riley…

Auburn's two biggest concerns - youth and pitching - haven't really been...

AUBURN - Dick Warner, who returns as the head coach of the Auburn Senior Legion Baseball team for the first time since 2013, was worried about youth and pitching as they began the summer season in late-May. However, he says neither of those have been issues so far. Through six games, Auburn is 5-1, has…

Well-traveled former Husker Mikaela Foecke hoping to extend journey with...

LINCOLN — Those still hunting for a late gift for last weekend’s Foecke-Richter wedding in West Point, Iowa, might consider looking if the couple is registered at Rand McNally. An atlas could help the bride track her recent travel path, but Mikaela Foecke hopes her journeys will be extended at least one more week. Wednesday she…

Free College World Series tickets available at opening day event

College World Series fans attending the free opening day event June 14 also can receive a free general admission ticket to games June 17 through 21. Each fan is eligible to receive one ticket voucher. Fans can sign up at the CWS table at Gate One in TD Ameritrade Park from 9 a.m. to 5…

Three Huskers finish in top 15 at NCAA outdoor championships

AUSTIN, Texas — Three Husker men finished as second-team All-Americans during the opening day of outdoor championships Wednesday. Burger Lambrechts placed 14th in the shot put, George Kusche finished 15th in the 1,500 meters and Luke Siedhoff was 15th in the 110 hurdles (13.86 seconds). Eleven Huskers will compete at nationals Thursday.