Markowski Earns Big Ten Freshman Honor

Markowski Earns Big Ten Freshman Honor

Alexis Markowski was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the first time in her career, and sophomore Jaz Shelley claimed a spot on the Big Ten Weekly Honor Roll for the second consecutive week when the conference announced its weekly women's basketball awards on Monday, Nov. 29.Markowski,…
Bryce McGowens Earns Big Ten Honor

Bryce McGowens Earns Big Ten Honor

Lincoln – For the second time in three weeks, Nebraska’s Bryce McGowens was honored as Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday. McGowens averaged 20.0 points on 50 percent shooting, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in helping the Huskers to a perfect 2-0 record last week, helping Nebraska enter…
Western Conference Tournament basketball tips later this week

Western Conference Tournament basketball tips later this week

The high school basketball season will tip-off later this week and that means time for the season opening Western Conference Tournament in Scottsbluff and Gering for some area teams. Here's a look at the opening matchups with full tournament schedule. Girls Games Thursday #1 Sidney vs. #8 Arvada, CO, 4…
Surtain’s pair of picks leads Broncos past Chargers 28-13

Surtain’s pair of picks leads Broncos past Chargers 28-13

DENVER (AP) — Pat Surtain II showed off not only his sticky hands but his swift feet. The rookie from Alabama picked off Justin Herbert twice, returning the second one 70 yards for a touchdown and sparking the Denver Broncos’ 28-13 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Surtain reached a…
WNCC women beat ranked Casper on the road

WNCC women beat ranked Casper on the road

CASPER, Wyo. – In a battle of top 20 ranked teams, the 13th-ranked Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team gave head coach Chad Gibney his first win over Casper College on the road in the Thanksgiving Classic at Casper, Wyoming, as the Lady Cougars held on to defeat the…
Huskers Earn a Top National Seed

Huskers Earn a Top National Seed

The Nebraska volleyball team was selected as the No. 10 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament Sunday night and will host the NCAA first and second rounds at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this coming weekend. The Huskers, making their 40th straight NCAA Tournament appearance, will open the tournament on…
Huskers End Three Win Season

Huskers End Three Win Season

Lincoln- The Nebraska football team led No. 17 Iowa by 12 in the fourth quarter Friday at Memorial Stadium, but the Hawkeyes scored 19 unanswered points in the final quarter to rally for a 28-21 win in the annual Heroes Game between the border rivals. The game turned when Iowa, trailing…
WNCC hosts North Platte in pre-Thanksgiving showdown

WNCC hosts North Platte in pre-Thanksgiving showdown

 If records are any indications, Wednesday’s pre-Thanksgiving gobble clash between the 13-ranked Western Nebraska Community College women’s basketball team and North Platte Community College, who received votes in the NJCAA Division II poll, should be a contest fans should be able to talk about the next day over Thanksgiving dinner.…
McCollum scores 32 as Blazers top skidding Nuggets

McCollum scores 32 as Blazers top skidding Nuggets

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the depleted Denver Nuggets their fifth straight loss, 119-100 on Tuesday night. Damian Lillard had 25 points and five assists to help the Blazers to their fourth consecutive win and ninth in a row at…
WNCC men capture road win over LCCC

WNCC men capture road win over LCCC

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team scored 51 second-half points in posting an 86-79 win over Laramie County Community College Tuesday evening in Cheyenne, Wyoming. WNCC moved to 6-2 on the season while LCCC dropped 5-5. The win saw a huge comeback in the second…