Waverly's Malia Thoms is honest: "I was like, 'I kind of want to get this over with,' she said of the recruiting process. A trip to Nebraska sealed it.
Coach Will Bolt got a look this fall at the Husker baseball team that must replace all four captains from last year's team.
Madi Kubik finished with 19 kills as No. 9 Nebraska volleyball swept Illinois Saturday night.
Lisa Falck sported her red No. 88 jersey, and wore her emotions on her sleeve — "Oh my gosh, I've got tears in my eyes."
Jay Unger, a sophomore pitcher and infielder at Blair, committed to Nebraska last week and hopes he can be a "building block" for the future of Husker baseball. "I wanted to be a part of it.”
The final game of the Red-White Series left more clues for what the Huskers might look like next spring, when they’ll be defending Big Ten champions looking to eventually host an NCAA regional.
The Huskers played Game 3 of their annual Red-White series Wednesday at Haymarket Park. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler
The general consensus during intrasquad games this fall has been that Nebraska hitters are ahead of the pitchers. Not the case in the latest seven-inning game with a combined 22 strikeouts.
The final seven-inning game of the Red-White Series is Wednesday; it's tied 1-1.
Unger made six pitching appearances as a freshman at Blair, finishing with 1.14 earned-run average.
Koty Frank threw five shutout innings and struck out seven to lead his Red team to a 4-1 win over the White squad.
Senior right-hander Koty Frank started for the victorious Red side and dominated, striking out seven batters across five scoreless innings and 56 pitches.
The Huskers played Game 1 of their annual Red-White series Monday at Haymarket Park. Journal Star photos by Eakin Howard
Admission is free to the public for the games on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Haymarket Park.
The 10th-ranked Huskers tied a season high with 10 aces, led by three from Kenzie Knuckles, to defeat Rutgers Sunday afternoon at the Rutgers Athletic Center.
Keonilei Akana has become Nebraska volleyball's best server "hands down." She has a team-high 20 aces this season and has recorded at least one in 11 of the Huskers' 14 matches.
No. 10 Nebraska volleyball defeated No. 13 Penn State in four sets to claim possession of first place in the Big Ten.
Nebraska's and Creighton's basketball teams this year will be works-in-progress. The Big Ten and Big East are big-time leagues. But they are going to grow. And that’s the fun part, writes Tom Shatel.
The scrimmage is scheduled for a noon start at Haymarket Park and will be open to the public.
Nebraska may be the only volleyball program with two All-Americans on the bench. So what will it take for Lexi Sun and Lauren Stivrins to get back in the starting lineup?
Husker volleyball is off to a 2-0 start in Big Ten play after sweeping Iowa on Saturday at the Devaney Center. Madi Kubik led the way with 15 kills, 14 digs and three blocks.
Beating No. 20 Michigan State will take great habits, Nebraska inside linebacker coach Barrett Ruud said. The Spartans are a “typical Big Ten team” that relies on ball control and its ground game.
Michigan State coach Mel Tucker is calling his stadium "The Woodshed." Tom Shatel asks: Which comes first, the nickname or the reputation? For now, this one is the former.
Friday's Nebraska-Creighton baseball scrimmage featured game-like tension in a 12-inning affair that ended with a Husker win. Here are some observations and things we learned about both teams.