The Nebraska football team is up three spots to number 21 in the latest AP College Football Poll. The Huskers are 4-0 on the season after Saturday's 41-31 win over Miami. Florida State is still ranked number one followed by Oregon, Alabama, Oklahoma and Auburn. Rounding out the top ten are Texas A & M, Baylor, Notre Dame, Michigan State and Mississippi. Wisconsin is number 19 and Ohio State is number 22. Nebraska is number 19 in the Coaches Poll. The Huskers will open the Big Ten Conference season this Saturday at home against Illinois. Kickoff will be at 8:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 3:00pm on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.
The 9th ranked Nebraska volleyball team lost to 2nd ranked Texas in five games on Saturday. The scores were 23-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-23, 8-15. Kadie Rolfzen paced the Huskers with a career high 21 kills. Nebraska is now 6-3 on the season and will host Iowa on Wednesday.
The Nebraska women's soccer team lost to Wisconsin 3-0 on Saturday. The Huskers are now 4-4-1 and will host Rutgers on Thursday.
The Hastings College football team lost to Doane 28-24 on Saturday in Crete. Cole Wiseman's interception with 3:35 remaining preserved the win for the Tigers. Hastings outgained Doane 540-344. Matt Overmiller completed 25 of 41 passes for 281 yards and one touchdown. Ramiro Flores rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Noah Housh caught five passes for 134 yards. Travis Agagah and Jacob Tarr led the defense with 6 ½ tackles apiece. Hastings is now 2-1 on the season and will host Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday. Kickoff will be at 1:00pm.
The Hastings College volleyball team lost to Dordt in four games on Saturday at Lynn Farrell Arena. The scores were 25-18, 22-25, 20-25, 23-25. Katie Zoucha had 17 kills for the Broncos. Hastings is now 10-5 on the season, 1-2 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. They'll play at Concordia on Wednesday.
The Hastings College men's soccer team beat Morningside 5-1 yesterday in Sioux City. The Broncos are now 5-1-1, 1-0 in the conference. They'll host Kansas Wesleyan on Wednesday.
The Hastings College women's soccer team beat Morningside 3-1 on Saturday. Hastings is now 4-2-1, 1-0 in the conference. They'll play at 24th ranked Benedictine on Tuesday.
The Nebraska-Kearney football team lost to Missouri Southern State 34-17 on Saturday in Kearney. The Lions rushed for 364 yards in the game. The Lopers are now 0-3 on the season and will play at Central Missouri State on Saturday, Kickoff will be at 1:30pm.
The Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team swept Missouri Southern State 25-10, 25-20 and 25-17 on Saturday in Kearney. LaRose Curry had 12 kills for the Lopers. UNK is now 10-1, 2-1 in the conference. They will host Emporia State on Tuesday.
The Tri City Storm closed out their 2014 preseason schedule on Saturday with a 3-1 win over the Fargo Force in the Fall Classic West in Sioux City. The Storm finished the exhibition season 6-0-1. They'll open the regular season on Friday at Lincoln. Face-off will be at 7:05pm. Pre-game show begins at 6:50pm on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.
The new high school football ratings are out today in the Lincoln Journal Star. Omaha North is still ranked number one in Class A. Grand Island is second. Kearney is ninth. Omaha Skutt is the leader in Class B. Aurora is seventh. Boone Central/Newman Grove is on top in Class C-1. Kearney Catholic is third. Battle Creek tops the Class C-2 poll. Hastings St. Cecilia is second. Sutton is eighth. Doniphan/Trumbull is tenth. Hemingford is number one in Class D-1. Bruning Davenport Shickley is fifth. Falls City Sacred Heart is the leader in Class D-2. Giltner is fifith. Kenesaw is ninth.
Nori Aoki hit a two-run triple to help Jeremy Guthrie and the Kansas City Royals hold on to their AL wild-card spot by beating the Detroit Tigers 5-2 yesterday. The Royals will play at Cleveland tonight beginning at 6:05pm. Pre-game show begins at 5:30pm on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.