WNCC baseball splits with NJC on Sunday

WNCC baseball splits with NJC on Sunday

STERLING, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team split an Empire Conference doubleheader on Sunday with Northeastern Junior College in contrasting styles. The first game saw an offensive slugfest as the Cougars and Plainsmen combined for 32 runs and 32 hits. The Cougars Luis Alcantara had a grand…
WNCC softball drops four games to Otero over the weekend

WNCC softball drops four games to Otero over the weekend

LAJUNTA, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team had some bad breaks in games with Otero Junior College on Saturday and Sunday, dropping all four games. The losses, though, weren’t without some exciting action. On Saturday, the Cougars gave up four early runs in the first game and…
WNCC soccer teams fall to NJC on Sunday

WNCC soccer teams fall to NJC on Sunday

STERLING, Colo. – The Western Nebraska Community College women’s and men’s soccer teams dropped Region IX contests to Northeastern Junior College on Sunday in Sterling, Colorado. The Cougar women lost a heartbreaker, falling to the Plainswomen in double overtime 2-1. The Cougar men were shutout by the Plainsmen, falling 4-0.…
Huskers Advance Past Baylor

Huskers Advance Past Baylor

OMAHA, Neb. - Behind a strong serving performance, the No. 5 seed Nebraska volleyball team swept 12th-seeded Baylor 3-0 Sunday afternoon to advance to an NCAA Regional Final for the ninth straight year.The Huskers came from behind to win set one, 25-21. Nebraska never trailed in a 25-17 victory in…
Huskers Earn Sweep

Huskers Earn Sweep

State College, Pa. - Shay Schanaman and two relievers limited Penn State to three runs on seven hits, as Nebraska completed the weekend sweep of the Nittany Lions with a 5-3 victory Sunday morning. Schanaman (4-0) went the first six frames before Jake Bunz and Spencer Schwellenbach combined for three innings of perfect relief…
WNCC opens basketball nationals Monday morning

WNCC opens basketball nationals Monday morning

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team is ready to make their fifth straight appearance at the national tournament when they open play at the NJCAA national tournament Monday morning in Lubbock, Texas. The Cougars, who last year earned a first-round bye and seeded 7th but didn’t get to play…
Nebraska Places 4th in NCAA Tournament

Nebraska Places 4th in NCAA Tournament

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Nebraska men's gymnastics team claimed five All-America honors and a fourth-place finish Saturday night at the NCAA Championship Finals. The Huskers performance was highlighted by a fourth-place finish on vault by Charlie Giles.  Charlie Giles earned All-America honors on pommel horse and vault. Taylor Christopulos tied for fifth on vault to…
NU Takes Series from PSU

NU Takes Series from PSU

State College, Pa. – Chance Hroch scattered five hits over a season-high seven innings, while Nebraska jumped out to a 6-0 lead and never looked back in posting an 11-2 victory over Penn State Saturday afternoon. Hroch improved to 3-0 on the season, allowing two runs on five hits in a…
WNCC volleyball ends season at nationals

WNCC volleyball ends season at nationals

WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team saw their season come to an end after going 1-1 on Friday at the NJCAA national tournament in West Plains, Missouri. WNCC started the day with an impressive, five-set win over Lawson State Community College where Karen Cordero finished…
Huskers Take Game One

Huskers Take Game One

State College, Pa. – Nebraska's offense wore down Penn State's bullpen, as the Huskers scored seven unanswered runs over the final three innings in an 8-2 victory Friday night. Trailing 2-1 after six innings against Nittany Lion starter Bailey Dees, the Huskers (16-6) got into the Nittany Lion bullpen with seven…