West wins All Star Game in McCook

West wins All Star Game in McCook

McCook-The west team, behind game-MVP and incoming McCook Community College freshman Gabby Caskey, won the Wild West All-star Volleyball Classic in straight sets Sunday winning, 25-23.-25-15, 26-24 in the Peter and Dolores Graff Events Center. Caskey, from Ogallala, led all players with 15 kills to go along with seven digs,…
Huskers To Face Boston College

Huskers To Face Boston College

Lincoln – Nebraska will see a familiar foe in the 2022 ACC/Big Ten Men's Basketball Challenge, as the Huskers will host Boston College at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The matchup will mark the second meeting between the Huskers and Eagles and first since a 71-62 Husker victory…
Bryce McGowens drafted by Timberwolves; Traded to Hornets

Bryce McGowens drafted by Timberwolves; Traded to Hornets

Bryce McGowens became Nebraska’s highest-drafted player since 1998, as he was selected in the second round (No. 40 overall) by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2022 NBA Draft Thursday night.   McGowens, a 6-foot-7 guard from Pendleton, S.C., became NU’s highest draft pick since Tyronn Lue was taken No. 23 overall in…
Nebraska Athletics to Celebrate 50 Years of Title IX

Nebraska Athletics to Celebrate 50 Years of Title IX

The University of Nebraska Athletic Department has kicked off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX by launching a website (huskers.com/TitleIX) where fans can explore the history of Husker women's athletics, learn about upcoming Title IX anniversary events and hear directly from current and former student-athletes on…
Field Turf Project Underway in Lexington

Field Turf Project Underway in Lexington

Lexington-Construction is underway at Minutemen Memorial Field this summer. This past school year the Lexington School Board approved the 1.1 million dollar project for field turf. Work started at the conclusion of the track season in May. It is hoped the project will be completed by the fall, as Lexington's…
Riley Named USFL Coach of the Year

Riley Named USFL Coach of the Year

Former Husker coach Mike Riley has earned himself the inaugural USFL Coach of the Year Award. Riley spent this spring guiding the New Jersey Generals. After losing the first game of the season, Riley an the Generals have won nine straight, securing a spot in the playoffs. New Jersey will…
Lopers Add Guard for Next Season

Lopers Add Guard for Next Season

Kearney, Neb. – Nebraska-Kearney head men’s basketball coach Kevin Lofton announced today that guard Jaleque Dunson will hit the hardwood for the Lopers this winter. The 6-3, 190-pound native of Sioux City, Ia., is UNK’s eighth newcomer to date. Including his “COVID year”, he has three seasons of eligibility remaining.…
Revelle Receives Extension

Revelle Receives Extension

University of Nebraska Head Softball Coach Rhonda Revelle has received a one-year contract extension through the 2026 season, Nebraska Vice Chancellor, Director of Athletics Trev Alberts announced on Monday."Rhonda Revelle is a tremendous leader of our softball program and a great representative of the University of Nebraska," Alberts said. "In…
Sorensen to Compete at National Meet

Sorensen to Compete at National Meet

Kearney, Neb. - Kearney redshirt sophomore Brayden Sorensen will compete in the 2022 Toyota USATF (USA Track & Field) Outdoor Championships Sunday (June 26th) in Eugene, Oreg. The three-time All-American is the first Loper to qualify for this meet since current assistant coach Dane Tobey finished 14th in the shot…
Nebraska rushes to build horse tracks despite few fans

Nebraska rushes to build horse tracks despite few fans

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Horse races are regularly held in only two spots in Nebraska, but the tracks in Grand Island and Columbus are usually pretty quiet apart from the rumble of thoroughbreds that stomp past the often empty grandstands. Suddenly, though, large and small communities throughout the state…