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FAIRFIELD — Sandy Creek was at home Saturday as it had a Southern Nebraska Conference showdown with the Superior Wildcats. The Cougars led by just three at halftime, but after some adjustments and better play the Cougars extended their lead in the fourth quarter while out scoring the Wildcat…

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FAIRFIELD — Superior hit the road Saturday to take on the Sandy Creek Cougars. That afternoon, it was the Kalynn Meyer show. The 6-foot, 3-inch senior who is a Nebraska volleyball commit, showed us why she is an all-state athlete. Her 25 points were more than enough to power Superior to a 61…

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Thing 1 didn’t hurt the Hastings High girls’ basketball team Saturday. But Thing 2 took its toll on the Tigers.

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Saturday was about as good of a day as the Adams Central girls basketball team has had this season. The Patriots were in complete control of just about every facet of the game, and they even got a school record performance from Bryn Lang.

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The Adams Central boys basketball team is in the midst of a tough stretch in the season. Going into Saturday, the Patriots were coming off wins against Lexington and St. Paul, who are a combined 18-8 on the year. And the first of three straight upcoming opponents with similar records was Don…

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Indiana opened up a 19 point lead early in the second half lead then survived an eight-minute field goal drought to down Nebraska 82-74 on Saturday.

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern coach Chris Collins saw his team playing music and dancing and bumping chests. He hopes the celebrations happen on a more regular basis.

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Mitch Ballock scored 19 points and went 5 of 9 from 3-point range, and Ty-Shon Alexander added 18 points lifting Creighton to a 77-65 victory over Xavier at Cintas Center on Saturday, giving Bluejays head coach Greg McDermott his 500th career victory as a head coach.

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Redshirt freshman quarterback Trey Lance ran for 166 yards, with a clutch 44-yard touchdown to start the fourth quarter, and North Dakota State held on to claim its eighth FCS national championship with a 28-20 win over James Madison on Saturday.

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LINCOLN — Haanif Cheatham knew that Nebraska had to play better against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Sunday in order to bounce back from a disappointing pre-Christmas loss to North Dakota.

On Wednesday, University of Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost spoke to the media about Wednesday’s Signing Day. Here are his quotes.

MADISON, Wis. — The Nebraska volleyball team's season came to an end in the NCAA Regional Final against Wisconsin on Saturday evening at the Wisconsin Field House in front of a crowd of 7,052. The fifth-seeded Huskers were swept by the fourth-seeded Badgers, 25-18, 25-22, 25-19.

 The top-ranked Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes got 20 kills apiece from Alexis Cardoza and Stephanie Doak and dug up 67 balls to beat No. 2 Nebraska-Kearney in four sets (-22, -23, -17, -20) to win the 2019 NCAA Division II National Championship Saturday night in Denver.

DENVER — Junior middle Anna Squiers had a career-high 19 kills, senior outside Julianne Jackson had another double double and second-ranked Nebraska-Kearney had 14 blocks to down 19th-ranked Rockhurst (-23, 24-26, -22, -15) in a National Semifinal match Friday night in Denver.

After starting the season 5-1, the Hastings College men’s basketball team hit a skid where it lost four straight games.

The Hastings College men couldn’t overcome a halftime deficit and fell to Midland University 85-74 Wednesday night at Lynn Farrell Arena.

The Hastings College women remained undefeated with a 73-68 victory over the Midland Warriors Wednesday night at Lynn Farrell Arena.

LINCOLN — The Nebraska football team continued preparations for Saturday’s matchup with Maryland by practicing for just over two hours Tuesday inside Memorial Stadium on the Tom Osborne Field.

KEARNEY — For just the second time in school history the Nebraska-Kearney football team will play in a bowl game.

LINCOLN — The Nebraska football team worked out in full pads for two hours on Wednesday, splitting time inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields.

LINCOLN — Nebraska returns to Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday night to open a four-game home stand by taking on Morgan State. Tip-off between the Huskers (2-0) and the Bears (2-1) is set for 7 p.m., and tickets are available now through the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office at Huskers.com.

Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost and Husker football players met with members of the media at Memorial Stadium on Monday afternoon to kick off Wisconsin week. The Huskers host the Badgers on Saturday at 11 a.m. in a game televised nationally by BTN.

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The No. 7 Nebraska volleyball team won its fourth straight Big Ten match with a 25-21, 25-18, 25-14 sweep at Iowa on Saturday night.

Nebraska head coach Scott Frost and Husker football players met with members of the media at Memorial Stadium on Monday afternoon to kick off Indiana week. The Huskers host the Hoosiers on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in a game televised nationally by BTN.

The Class D-2 No. 2 Raiders of Lawrence-Nelson (25-4) faced off against the Kenesaw Blue Devils (16-12) in the Twin Valley Conference Volleyball championship. The Raiders defeated the Blue Devils for the fourth time this season in straight sets 25-16, 25-17, 25-17.

Papillion-La Vista captured its 15th state championship on Friday, beating Class A newcomer Elkhorn 15-2 at the Smith Softball Complex. The Monarchs led 7-2 before scoring eight runs in the sixth inning, enacting the run rule.

All season long, St. Cecilia relied greatly on the right arm of Natalie Kissinger. The Hawkettes’ ace totaled 21 wins in the pitcher’s circle and had an ERA just over 2.0. But as effective as Kissinger was for the Hawkettes, Auburn’s Kylie Allen was just as dominant Thursday against STC.

As if Wayne super-state pitcher Tori Kniesche needed any help in the circle, the No. 5 Hastings Tigers gave her and the fourth-seeded Blue Devils a four-run cushion to work with in the first two innings of their Class B state tournament opener at Smith Softball Complex.

Year after year, teams from across the state descend upon Hastings to compete in the high school state softball tournament. Hastings High has become a familiar host for the Class B tourney, having qualified for five consecutive years.

This story reporting on the Hastings College football game from Saturday was inadvertently omitted from Monday’s edition of the Tribune. Here is the story in full.

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