Ainsworth 60, Gordon/Rushville 56
Adams Central 59, Holdrege 35
Adams Central 54, Holdrege 34
After starting the season 5-1, the Hastings College men’s basketball team hit a skid where it lost four straight games.
LINCOLN — You could smell a stench of death coming from Nebraska football in the first half against Iowa on Friday in Lincoln, as the Hawkeyes seemingly had a firm grasp on the game with a 24-10 lead.
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 — Iowa’s run of success against Nebraska has been predicated on its ground game. Recently, it hasn’t been working so well.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Haanif Cheatham scored a career-high 26 points, Dachon Burke Jr. added a career-best 19 and Nebraska got rolling with 61% shooting in the second half for a 74-67 victory over South Florida on Wednesday in the third-place game of the Cayman Islands Classic.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — It had been seven weeks since Nebraska had a victory to savor, so the Cornhuskers unapologetically celebrated each touchdown with exuberance and happily romped off the field in the rain after the final whistle.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Winless since early October, Nebraska hasn’t abandoned hopes of salvaging a season that has failed to live up to expectations.
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 — Confidence and momentum are fragile things.
LINCOLN — Nebraska always brings out the best in Jonathan Taylor.
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 — The Nebraska football team practiced for just over two hours Tuesday morning inside the Hawks Championship Center in preparation for Saturday’s matchup against the 15th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers.
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.
Haiby Hits for Career-High 28 in Huge Husker Road Win
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.
Hastings College announced Monday morning that it will offer men’s volleyball and women’s wrestling as varsity intercollegiate sports beginning in the 2020-21 academic year.
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.
There’s little doubt Hastings High has established itself with the top dogs in Class B softball.
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.
The offense was there for No. 3 seed St. Cecilia. The defense, however, was not.
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.
LINCOLN — Nebraska began preparing for this week’s game at unbeaten Minnesota as if sophomore Noah Vedral would start at quarterback in place of Adrian Martinez.
Prep cross country
The head coach of the Hastings High softball program has resigned effectively immediately and a new coach has been named, according to a release Tuesday morning from the superintendent’s office at Hastings Public Schools.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ned Yost did something that few thought possible when he took over the Kansas City Royals in 2010: He not only built the organization into a winner but delivered the long-suffering organization its first World Series title in three decades.
LINCOLN — Nebraska head volleyball coach John Cook wanted to know how his newly No. 1-ranked team measured up against defending champion and No. 2-rated Stanford.
The No. 1 vs. No. 2 clash that players, coaches and fans have been anticipating throughout this young volleyball season has arrived.
Bayard def. Sioux County, 18-25, 25-17, 19-25, 25-20, 15-12
BLUE HILL — It was an area rivalry match up in Blue Hill as the Bobcats (4-5) took on the Mustangs of Silver Lake (4-3). The Bobcats, who were playing their first home game of the season, swept the Mustangs in straight sets 25-19, 25-15, 25-21.
Prep cross country
MILFORD — One week after opening the season with a big over the defending Class C-1 champion Aurora, the Adams Central football team made quick work of Milford on Friday.
Technically speaking, last fall marked the beginning of Tim Bohnenkamp’s era as head coach of the Hastings College men’s soccer program.
Nebraska linebacker Alex Davis (22) recovers a fumble by South Alabama quarterback Cephus Johnson for a touchdown during the second half of a game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday. Nebraska won 35-21.
LINCOLN — As much as you wanted to see the signs Saturday in Lincoln, it just wasn’t there.
Ogallala def. Grand Island Northwest, 22-25, 25-23, 25-18, 22-25, 15-13
Through four innings, the Adams Central softball team was right there with Class C No. 1 Fairbury, but a late charge by the Jeffs handed AC a 9-4 loss.
Adams Central’s season opener last week didn’t quite go as planned.
It’s been a tough start to the fall season for Hastings College athletic teams. Granted, the Broncos have all played ranked opponents, but the HC volleyball team dropped its first two games of the year, losing Wednesday and Friday.