North Platte


Country 96 AM 1430 KRGI 97-3 The Wolf


Coyote Country 93.9 The Zone True Country 102.1

North Platte

Rock 100 Country 93.5 TBD


Alma 40, Arapahoe 18

Aquinas 41, Shelby/Rising City 6

Arcadia-Loup City 38, Elm Creek 30

Bloomfield 46, Hartington-Newcastle 36

Brady 42, Maxwell 34

Burwell 41, Ansley-Litchfield 14

CWC-Ewing 49, Clearwater/Orchard 6

Central Valley 53, Stuart 21

Centura 15, Broken Bow 6

Creighton 68, Boyd County 20

Diller-Odell 30, Meridian 28

East Butler 74, Omaha Brownell-Talbot 22

Elmwood-Murdock 92, Palmyra 36

Elwood 42, Overton 38

Eustis-Farnam 60, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 38

Falls City Sacred Heart 54, Johnson-Brock 14

Fullerton 64, Shelton 8

Gothenburg 17, Ord 14, OT

Hartington Cedar Catholic 56, Stanton 7

Kenesaw 52, Giltner 14

Laurel-Concord/Coleridge 60, Elkhorn Valley 22

Lawrence-Nelson def. Franklin, forfeit

Lincoln Southwest 41, Lincoln High 27

Mullen 66, Paxton 24

Nebraska City Lourdes 52, Weeping Water 22

Neligh-Oakdale 86, Lutheran High Northeast 50

Papillion-LaVista South 63, Omaha Bryan 0

Pender 61, Omaha Christian Academy 0

Pierce 55, Boone Central/Newman Grove 20

Pleasanton 67, Bertrand 44

Randolph 41, Wausa 0

Riverside 60, Osmond 16

Sandhills/Thedford 44, Medicine Valley 14

South Loup 12, Amherst 6

Southern 48, Humboldt/Table Rock-Steinauer 28

Sutherland 28, Morrill 22

Valentine 40, O'Neill 7

Eight team titles will be decided at the Nebraska State Cross Country Meet in Kearney tomorrow. 
The Grand Island Senior High Boys, Northwest Boys, and GICC Girls will be among the teams competing. Action begins at noon tomorrow at the Kearney Country Club. 

GICC Coach Phou Manivong

GISH Coach Hirchert

The GICC Tennis team finished fifth at the Class B State Tennis Tourney in Lincoln. All four entries placed. 

Here's an interview with the senior leaders on the team. 

GICC Seniors

Match Notes
• The Nebraska volleyball team is back on the road this weekend for a pair of matches in Indiana on back-to-back nights. The fifth-ranked Huskers will face Indiana at 7 p.m. on Friday in IU's brand-new Wilkinson Hall in Bloomington. Then on Saturday, Nebraska will play No. 20 Purdue at 7 p.m. (CT) in Holloway Gymnasium in West Lafayette. Both matches will be televised on BTN and streamed on and the Fox Sports app. 
• Both matches can be heard on Husker Sports Network radio affiliates, including 107.3 FM in Lincoln and  105.9 FM in Omaha. A live audio stream will be provided at and also on the official Huskers app. John Baylor is in his 26th season doing play-by-play for the Husker volleyball program. Lauren (Cook) West, a former All-America setter for the Huskers, will provide color commentary.

Series History
• Nebraska is 16-1 all-time against Indiana and has won 16 straight matches in the series since dropping a 2-0 decision in 1978. The Huskers have won 11 straight meetings in sweeps. The last set Indiana took from the Huskers was on Nov. 9, 2012. 
• Nebraska is 19-7 all-time against Purdue. The Huskers have won the last seven meetings, including 3-1 in Lincoln on Oct. 16. Freshman Madi Kubik had a career-high 22 kills in that match. Purdue's last victory against Nebraska was on Nov. 22, 2013, 3-0 in West Lafayette, Indiana. 

• John Cook: 20th year at Nebraska (575-78); 27th year overall (736-151)
• Steve Aird: 2nd year at Indiana (28-24); 6th year overall (83-98)
• Dave Shondell: 16th year at Purdue (360-189)

About the Huskers
• Nebraska is 15-2 (7-1 Big Ten) after a 3-0 win at Maryland on Saturday night. 
• Nebraska has won 45 straight matches against unranked opponents dating back to 2017. 
• The Huskers have won 10 road matches in a row entering the weekend.
• Nebraska ranks fourth in the nation with an opponent hitting percentage of .137 this season. 
• Nebraska has the No. 1 offensive (.294) and No. 1 defensive (.139) marks in the Big Ten during conference play. 
• Lexi Sun leads the Huskers with 3.56 kills per set and is hitting .295 on the season. Sun has double-digit kills in all eight Big Ten matches. 
• All-America middle blocker Lauren Stivrins averages 2.46 kills and 1.08 blocks per set while hitting a team-best .400 this season. She has a Big Ten-leading .517 hitting percentage in conference play. 
• Jazz Sweet is putting down 2.68 kills per set on the season, including a 3.11 average in conference play.
• Freshman Madi Kubik adds 2.46 kills and 2.46 digs per set. She had a career-high 22 kills in the win over Purdue on Oct. 16 and was named the Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week. Her 22 kills on .314 hitting tied Mikaela Foecke's 2015 freshman high of 22 as the most by an NU freshman since Sarah Pavan had 35 in 2004.
• Nicklin Hames provides 10.66 assists per set and 2.87 digs per set. She has eight double-doubles on the season, and in conference play only she is second in the Big Ten in assists per set at 11.54. 
• Callie Schwarzenbach leads the team in blocks at 1.14 per set, and she ranks third in the league in blocks during Big Ten matches with 1.32 per set. 
• Freshman libero Kenzie Knuckles is leading the Huskers in digs with 3.86 per set this season. 

Scouting Indiana
• Indiana sits at 12-9 overall and 1-7 in the Big Ten this season with its lone conference win coming against Northwestern, 3-1, on Oct. 5. 
• Indiana ranks 13th in the Big Ten in hitting percentage at .188, but is sixth in opponent hitting percentage at .181.
• The Hoosiers are led by Breana Edwards' 3.14 kills per set. Deyshia Lofton adds 2.29 kills per set on .358 hitting.

Scouting Purdue
• Purdue enters a Friday match against Iowa with a 12-5 overall record and 4-4 mark in Big Ten play.
• The Boilermakers rank 10th in the Big Ten in hitting (.225) and are seventh in opponent hitting percentage (.184). 
• Purdue ranks second in the league in blocks per set (2.82), and is led by Blake Mohler's 1.32 blocks per set, fourth-most in the Big Ten. 
• Caitlyn Newton leads the Boilermakers with 3.65 kills per set this season. 

Huskers Ranked No. 5 in AVCA Coaches Poll
• Nebraska is ranked No. 5 in the AVCA Coaches Poll this week for the third week in a row.
• The Huskers have been ranked No. 1 in 100 all-time polls, the most in NCAA history. The Huskers held the No. 1 ranking this season the week of Sept. 16.
• The Huskers have been ranked in the top 10 a total of 495 times, which is also the most in NCAA history.
• Nebraska has appeared in all 551 AVCA Coaches Polls since it was established in 1982. Nebraska and Stanford are the only two programs to be ranked in every poll all-time.

Three Huskers Named to Preseason All-Big Ten Team
• Nicklin HamesLauren Stivrins and Lexi Sun were all voted to the 14-player preseason team by the conference's head coaches. Additionally, the Huskers were picked second in the preseason poll behind Wisconsin. Minnesota was third. 
• Stivrins, a Scottsdale, Arizona native, had a breakout sophomore season to earn first-team All-Big Ten and first-team AVCA All-America honors in 2018. The Huskers' co-captain averaged 2.36 kills per set and had a hitting percentage of .421, the third-highest mark in school history and the No. 3 mark in the nation last season. Stivrins was selected to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team after a career-high 19 kills on .615 hitting in the championship match against No. 1 Stanford. 
• Hames, a sophomore from Maryville, Tennessee, set the Huskers to the NCAA Championship match as a true freshman. The Huskers' co-captain finished the season with 10.49 assists per set and 3.32 digs per set, along with 40 service aces, second-most on the team. Hames had 25 double-doubles during the 2018 season, which broke Jordan Larson's school record for double-doubles. She tallied a career-best 62 assists in the NCAA final against Stanford with 12 digs. 
• Sun, a junior from Encinitas, California, is Nebraska's top returning kills leader. She averaged 3.11 kills per set and 2.69 digs per set in 2018, her first season as a Husker. Sun was one of NU's top servers with 30 aces on the season, and she played a big role for the Huskers down the stretch with 19 kills and 12 digs in the NCAA Semifinal win over Illinois. 

"29,029" and "To Be Continued..."
• The 2019 Nebraska volleyball team has two slogans for the season: 29,029 and To Be Continued...
• 29,029 is the elevation in feet of Mount Everest. The Huskers, who nearly reached the peak of college volleyball in 2018 before coming up three points short against Stanford, are using the memory of that defeat to motivate them in 2019. The Huskers will play 29 regular-season matches, and head coach John Cook said the hardest part of climbing Mount Everest is the final 29 feet. "Many people say the elevation is 29,000 feet, forgetting the final 29 feet. We got to that 29,000 (in 2018). We didn't get that last 29 feet. All the bad things happen in the last 29 feet. People mentally let go, they're exhausted, they get stuck. Our whole theme is we've got to figure out how to get the last 29 feet." 
• The Huskers also have a team slogan of "To Be Continued..." in 2019. The slogan references the Huskers continuing what they couldn't quite finish in 2018 - winning an NCAA Championship. It also means carrying on the recent success of the program (four straight NCAA Semifinals appearances) and preparing to bring back the entire team for the 2020 season, as the Huskers have no seniors on their roster for the first time in program history. The ellipsis signifies the three points that separated the Huskers from a national championship in 2018.

Foecke and Maloney Leave Big Shoes to Fill
• This year, the Huskers are without two players who led the program to four straight final fours from 2015-18 in Mikaela Foecke and Kenzie Maloney. The All-Americans both graduated, leaving big production to replace at outside hitter and libero. Foecke and Maloney won two NCAA titles, two Big Ten titles and won more postseason matches than any other player in Husker history. 
• Stivrins, Hames and Sweet are among 10 returning players who are being counted on to step up for the Huskers. Jazz Sweet also returns to lead the Huskers on the right side, and sophomore Callie Schwarzenbach is back after breaking the Nebraska freshman record for blocks last season with 177. Sophomore hitter Capri Davis played a big role last year coming off the bench, and sophomore Megan Miller and Hayley junior Densberger both have a plethora of experience in the back row. 
• A group of six freshmen help offset the loss of the most decorated senior class in school history. Three of the six newcomers - outside hitter Madi Kubik, middle blocker Riley Zuhn, libero Kenzie Knuckles - were All-Americans and ranked among the top 40 prospects in the 2019 class. The Huskers' incoming class was ranked No. 2 by  

Huskers Visit Asia in Summer of 2019
• The Nebraska volleyball team took a 17-day trip to Japan and China over the summer. The Huskers took on top professional teams from the two countries during the trip, winning about half of the sets they played. Head Coach John Cook called it "by far the best" of the five trips his teams have taken to Asia in his 20 years at Nebraska.
• In addition to the highly competitive matches, the Huskers also toured numerous sites in Asia, including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China. With six newcomers and no seniors on the roster for the 2019 season, the trip was a great opportunity for the team to bond on and off the court, a team that will spend the next two years playing together. 
• The NCAA allows a team to take a foreign trip every four years, and Cook has made it a habit to take his team to Asia. Previous trips have usually paid off with successful seasons. In the last four seasons following a Cook-led foreign trip, Nebraska has responded by winning three conference titles and two national championships.
• Cook took his first team to Asia prior to the 2000 season, his first as Nebraska's head coach. The Huskers responded with a 34-0 season and the program's second national championship.
• In 2006, Cook took his team back to Asia and the results were the same: another national championship. The Huskers went 33-1 following their international trip and capped the national title with a 3-1 victory over Stanford in front of 17,209 fans at the Qwest Center in Omaha.
• Nebraska went back to Asia in 2010. Although NU did not win the national title that year, it did put together a 29-3 season that included a Big Ten title. Nebraska took a No. 3 ranking into the NCAA Tournament but was upset in a four-set loss at No. 11 Washington in the NCAA Regional Semifinal. 
• The Huskers' last Asia trip in 2014 with only one senior was followed by a 23-10 season. But the following year saw that young group go on to win the program's fourth national title. 

Nebraska Fans Continue Record-Setting Consecutive Sellout Streak
• Nebraska volleyball holds an NCAA women's record 264 consecutive regular-season sellouts. 
• Nebraska led the nation in attendance in 2018 for the sixth straight year since moving into the Bob Devaney Sports Center in 2013, averaging 8,205 fans per match.  
• Nebraska has ranked in the top three nationally in attendance every season since 1990 (28 straight seasons).
• Nebraska set a new school record for attendance - 8,632 - against No. 2 Stanford on Sept. 18. 

AVCA Hall of Fame Head Coach John Cook in 20th Season at Nebraska
• Nebraska head coach John Cook is in his 20th season as the Nebraska volleyball head coach in 2019. He has led the Huskers to four national championships, nine final fours, 12 conference championships and 17 top-10 final rankings since 2000. 
• Cook has 736 career wins and is one of the all-time winningest coaches in NCAA history. Since taking over the program in 2000, Cook has led the Huskers to a nation-leading .881 win percentage in that time (575-78). 
• Under Cook, the Huskers have achieved 55 AVCA All-Americans and 19 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans, both among the best in the nation. He is a two-time AVCA National Coach of the Year, earning the prestigious honor in 2000 and 2005, and a seven-time conference coach of the year, including Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2016 and 2017, his first and second Big Ten honors with the Huskers in their Big Ten era (2011-present).
• Cook is one of only four active coaches - and one of six all-time - to be a two-time AVCA National Coach of the Year and was honored in 2008 by USA Volleyball, receiving its All-Time Great Coach Award.
• Cook was inducted into the AVCA Hall of Fame in 2017, joining former Husker volleyball coach Terry Pettit in the hall. 
• Cook became the ninth active Division I head coach to reach 700 career wins in 2018.

Wan’Dale Robinson has been named to the Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-American Team Midseason Watch List, the FWAA announced on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Robinson earned a spot on the list as an all-purpose player, as the true freshman has played both running back and receiver for the Huskers this season. Robinson was one of six Big Ten freshmen – and one of four true freshmen - to make the list. Nebraska has had a freshman All-American in each of the last two seasons, with wide receiver JD Spielman earning the honor in 2017 and quarterback Adrian Martinez making the team last season.

A native of Frankfort, Ky., Robinson has been a major contributor for Nebraska this fall. Robinson leads the Huskers with 27 catches and a pair of touchdown receptions this season, while ranking second with 336 receiving yards. On the ground, Robinson is fourth on the team with 214 rushing yards, including a pair of rushing touchdowns. Robinson leads Nebraska in kickoff return yards (188) and all-purpose yards (738).

Robinson ranks eighth nationally among all freshmen in receiving yards per game (48.0) and is third in all-purpose yards per game (105.4) with the highest average among Power Five freshmen. In addition to his honor from the FWAA, Robinson was also named a midseason freshman All-American by The Athletic and he was named to the FWAA Preseason Freshman All-American Watch List on Aug. 23.


Axtell def. Elba, 25-13, 25-8, 25-12

Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur def. Pender, 25-19, 23-25, 25-21, 25-14

Blue Hill def. Loomis, 25-17, 25-9, 23-25, 25-14

Centura def. Ravenna, 25-10, 25-18, 25-10

Chase County def. Hershey, 25-11, 25-15, 25-12

Columbus def. Hastings, 26-24, 23-25, 26-24, 24-26, 18-16

Fort Calhoun def. Conestoga, 25-15, 25-18, 25-14

Fullerton def. Heartland Lutheran, 3-0

Gordon/Rushville def. Morrill, 25-21, 25-18, 25-18

Gothenburg def. Amherst, 25-15, 25-14, 25-16

Grand Island Central Catholic def. Lincoln Christian, 25-20, 25-22, 25-21

Hastings St. Cecilia def. Columbus Scotus, 25-19, 25-10, 25-16

Hay Springs def. Hemingford, 25-21, 25-16, 25-20

Kearney Catholic def. Overton, 25-21, 20-25, 25-17, 25-18

Kenesaw def. Shelton, 25-19, 28-26, 25-19

Lutheran High Northeast def. Stanton, 25-16, 22-25, 25-20, 28-26

Marty Indian, S.D. def. Omaha Nation, 21-25, 26-24, 25-23, 26-24

Mead def. Raymond Central, 25-14, 25-21, 25-14

Nebraska City def. Blair, 25-9, 25-23, 25-16

North Bend Central def. Howells/Dodge, 3-1

North Platte def. Ogallala, 25-21, 25-23, 13-25, 22-25, 16-14

Omaha Roncalli def. Bennington, 25-21, 25-20, 25-15

Palmyra def. Yutan, 25-19, 25-22, 28-30, 25-17

Platteview def. Omaha Mercy, 25-11, 25-8, 25-18

Sidney def. Gering, 25-19, 25-22, 25-17

Silver Lake def. Wilcox-Hildreth, 25-16, 25-16, 25-14

South Loup def. Ainsworth, 25-18, 17-25, 21-25, 25-16, 15-5

Wisner-Pilger def. Twin River, 25-11, 24-26, 25-16, 25-15

York def. Grand Island Northwest, 25-20, 25-21, 20-25, 25-20

Alliance Triangular

Alliance def. Rapid City Christian, S.D., 26-24, 25-17

Alliance def. Scottsbluff, 25-18, 25-17

Arlington Triangular

Syracuse def. Arlington, 25-8, 25-12, 25-8

Wahoo def. Arlington, 25-13, 25-15, 25-11

Wahoo def. Syracuse, 25-13, 25-12, 22-25, 25-14

Aurora Triangular

Aurora def. Omaha Gross Catholic, 25-19, 19-25, 25-20

Omaha Skutt Catholic def. Aurora, 25-13, 25-9

Omaha Skutt Catholic def. Omaha Gross Catholic, 25-12, 25-7

Beatrice Triangular

Lincoln Lutheran def. Beatrice, 25-14, 25-20

Lincoln Lutheran def. Norris, 26-24, 20-25, 25-21

Norris def. Beatrice, 25-14, 25-14

Bishop Neumann Triangular

Bishop Neumann def. Columbus Lakeview, 19-25, 25-18, 25-22

Bishop Neumann def. Omaha Concordia, 25-18, 22-25, 25-20

Columbus Lakeview def. Omaha Concordia, 25-18, 25-12

Broken Bow Tournament
First Round

Broken Bow def. Valentine, 25-15, 25-15

Mullen def. Doniphan-Trumbull, 25-18, 25-20


Doniphan-Trumbull def. Valentine, 25-16, 18-25, 25-23


Broken Bow def. Mullen, 25-11, 25-15

Central City Triangular

Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family def. Central City, 25-12, 25-15

Nebraska Christian def. Central City, 25-19, 25-11

Crossroads Conference Tournament
Third Place

Meridian def. Exeter/Milligan, 25-18, 25-15, 25-18


Bruning-Davenport/Shickley def. Giltner, 25-9, 25-23, 25-27, 22-25, 17-15

Douglas County West Triangular

Douglas County West def. Louisville, 25-19, 25-17

Louisville def. Plattsmouth, 25-15, 25-22

Plattsmouth def. Douglas County West, 25-19, 25-23

Elmwood-Murdock Triangular

Freeman def. Elmwood-Murdock, 25-18, 13-25, 25-11

Malcolm def. Elmwood-Murdock, 25-22, 25-23

Malcolm def. Freeman, 25-16, 25-5

Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament
First Round

Kearney def. Lincoln East, 25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 27-25

Lincoln Pius X def. Lincoln High, 25-18, 25-13, 25-9

Lincoln Southeast def. Norfolk, 25-9, 25-14, 21-25, 25-21

Lincoln Southwest def. Fremont, 25-13, 25-19, 25-10

Consolation Semifinal

Lincoln East def. Lincoln High, 25-18, 25-16, 26-24

Norfolk def. Fremont, 29-27, 25-21, 25-19


Lincoln Pius X def. Kearney, 25-15, 25-19, 25-16

Lincoln Southwest def. Lincoln Southeast, 25-19, 25-18, 25-20Hi-Line Tournament

Anselmo-Merna def. Brady, 25-23, 25-18

Hi-Line def. Ansley-Litchfield, 25-11, 25-17


Ansley-Litchfield def. Brady, 25-12, 25-18


Anselmo-Merna def. Hi-Line, 25-23, 12-25, 25-15

Humphrey St. Francis Triangular

Humphrey St. Francis def. Madison, 25-4, 25-9

Humphrey St. Francis def. Schuyler, 25-16, 25-9

Leyton Tournament

Leyton def. Minatare, 25-20, 25-21

Leyton def. South Platte, 25-19, 25-16

Sedgwick County, Colo. def. Leyton, 25-17, 25-18, 25-19

Sedgwick County, Colo. def. Minatare, 25-15, 25-15

Sedgwick County, Colo. def. South Platte, 25-20, 25-17

South Platte def. Minatare, 22-25, 25-9, 25-11

Metro Conference Tournament
Consolation Bracket

Bellevue East def. Omaha Benson, 25-18, 25-12

Millard West def. Omaha Central, 25-11, 25-17

Omaha Burke def. Omaha Bryan, 26-24, 25-13

Omaha Westside def. Omaha North, 25-10, 25-3


Elkhorn South def. Bellevue West, 25-18, 25-12

Gretna def. Omaha Marian, 25-21, 25-22

Millard North def. Millard South, 25-10, 25-18

Papillion-LaVista South def. Papillion-LaVista, 25-19, 14-25, 25-20

Mid-State Conference Tournament
Consolation Semifinal

Guardian Angels def. Boone Central/Newman Grove, 25-19, 25-17, 25-12


Battle Creek def. Norfolk Catholic, 25-21, 25-18, 22-25, 28-26

Wayne def. Hartington Cedar Catholic, 25-21, 25-16, 17-25, 25-18

Niobrara Valley Conference Tournament

CWC def. Boyd County, 25-17, 25-19, 25-12

Summerland def. Stuart, 25-11, 25-15, 25-23

Pioneer Conference Tournament

Johnson-Brock def. Sterling, 25-19, 25-18

Pawnee City def. Friend, 25-20, 25-11


Diller-Odell def. Falls City Sacred Heart, 25-19, 25-16, 25-18

Humboldt/Table Rock-Steinauer def. Southern, 23-25, 25-16, 25-15, 25-13

Potter-Dix Triangular

Creek Valley def. Hyannis, 25-15, 12-25, 25-22

Potter-Dix def. Creek Valley, 25-9, 31-29

Potter-Dix def. Hyannis, 25-18, 25-18

Republican Plains Athletic Conference Tournament

Maywood-Hayes Center def. Wauneta-Palisade, 3-0

Southern Valley def. Bertrand, 25-23, 25-16, 22-25, 8-25, 15-3

Third Place

Bertrand def. Wauneta-Palisade, 25-14, 25-15, 22-25, 25-20

Bertrand def. Wauneta-Palisade, 25-14, 25-15, 22-25, 25-14


Southern Valley def. Maywood-Hayes Center, 25-23, 25-18, 21-25, 28-26

Southern Nebraska Conference (SNC) Tournament
Consolation Round Two

Centennial def. Wilber-Clatonia, 25-13, 25-15

Fairbury def. Sandy Creek, 25-17, 25-22

Sutton def. David City, 2-1


Milford def. Thayer Central, 26-24, 25-15, 18-25, 22-25, 15-10

Superior def. Heartland, 25-15, 25-13, 25-13

Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Double Triangular

Arcadia-Loup City def. Twin Loup, 25-8, 25-13

Pleasanton def. Sumner-Eddyville-Miller, 25-7, 25-13

Pleasanton def. Arcadia-Loup City, 25-18, 25-22

Sumner-Eddyville-Miller def. Twin Loup, 25-23, 25-19

Sutherland Triangular

Elm Creek def. North Platte St. Patrick's, 25-23, 25-22

Elm Creek def. Sutherland, 25-16, 25-21

North Platte St. Patrick's def. Sutherland, 25-15, 25-19


The Nebraska women's basketball team will open the 2019-20 exhibition season by taking on Rogers State on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Pinnacle Bank. Tip-off against the Hillcats is set for 4 p.m.

The season tip-off for the Huskers had previously been listed as "TBA" on all schedules. With the announcement of the Nebraska football kick-off time at Purdue on Nov. 2 as 11 a.m., the women's basketball team was able to set the time for its lone exhibition game of the season.

Rogers State provided current Nebraska Coach Amy Williams with her first head coaching job in 2007-08, when the Hillcats made the move from a junior college program to an NAIA school. Williams spent five seasons with the Hillcats, culminating with three consecutive 20-win seasons. In her final season at the Claremore, Okla., school, Williams led Rogers State to the 2012 NAIA Elite Eight.

This season, Rogers State will compete at the NCAA Division II level as a member of the MIAA Conference. Head Coach Kyle Bent will be assisted by former Husker guard Jasmine Cincore, who helped Williams' second Nebraska team to the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

Adams Central def. Holdrege, 25-10, 25-18

Adams Central def. Lexington, 25-10, 25-18

Bellevue West def. Bellevue East, 25-16, 25-16

Boyd County def. North Central, 25-19, 25-22, 25-23

Cedar Bluffs def. Boys Town, 25-12, 25-14, 25-9

Chadron def. Hot Springs, S.D., 25-5, 25-8, 25-6

Creek Valley def. Bayard, 26-24, 25-23

Elkhorn Valley def. Santee, 25-4, 25-11, 25-8

Elm Creek def. Cozad, 25-11, 25-23, 25-14

Falls City Sacred Heart def. Johnson-Brock, 19-25, 26-24, 25-23

Heartland def. Centennial, 26-24, 25-17

Humboldt/Table Rock-Steinauer def. Sterling, 25-8, 25-13

Lawrence-Nelson def. Kenesaw, 25-16, 25-17, 25-17

Lexington def. Holdrege, 25-13, 25-22

Milford def. Fillmore Central, 14-25, 25-20, 25-16

Milford def. Wilber-Clatonia, 25-9, 25-9

Mitchell def. Bayard, 25-19, 25-7

Mitchell def. Creek Valley, 25-9, 25-18

Neligh-Oakdale def. West Holt, 25-21, 22-25, 25-13, 24-26, 15-12

Papillion-LaVista South def. Omaha Westside, 25-18, 28-26

Plattsmouth def. Auburn, 25-18, 25-21, 28-30, 22-25, 15-7

Southern def. Friend, 25-8, 25-13

Southern def. Nebraska City Lourdes, 25-21, 25-22

Sterling def. Lewiston, 25-13, 25-18

Stuart def. Elkhorn Valley, 14-25, 22-25, 25-18, 25-16, 15-7

Summerland def. Neligh-Oakdale, 25-17, 25-23, 25-14

Tri County def. Pawnee City, 25-22, 25-14

West Point-Beemer def. South Sioux City, 25-10, 25-20, 27-25

Crossroads Conference Tournament
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley def. Exeter/Milligan, 25-20, 25-16, 25-23

Giltner def. Meridian, 25-15, 28-26, 22-25, 25-13

Frontier Conference Tournament
College View Academy def. Heartland Lutheran, 25-15, 21-25, 25-21, 25-22

Heartland Lutheran def. Parkview Christian, 25-11, 25-14

Omaha Brownell-Talbot def. College View Academy, 25-21, 25-15, 25-11

Omaha Brownell-Talbot def. Parkview Christian, 25-5, 25-7, 25-10

Parkview Christian def. Whiting, Iowa, 27-25, 12-25, 17-25, 25-22, 15-13

Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament
Fremont def. Grand Island, 25-13, 22-25, 25-14, 25-15

Lincoln High def. Lincoln North Star, 25-23, 25-13, 25-22

Norfolk def. Lincoln Northeast, 25-17, 25-15, 25-11

Lewis and Clark Conference Tournament
Laurel-Concord/Coleridge def. Hartington-Newcastle, 25-18, 25-23

Ponca def. Osmond, 25-15, 25-23

Ponca def. Winside, 25-16, 29-27, 25-15

Wakefield-Allen def. Hartington-Newcastle, 25-22, 25-17

Wausa def. Plainview, 25-19, 25-18, 25-22

Emerson-Hubbard def. Walthill, 22-25, 25-23, 21-25, 24-26

Bloomfield def. Creighton, 12-25, 14-25, 25-21, 25-22, 15-9

Homer def. Winnebago, 25-19, 25-14, 22-25, 23-25, 15-9

Winside def. Randolph, 2-0

Wynot def. Wakefield-Allen, 25-22, 25-18

Metro Conference Tournament
Omaha Northwest def. Elkhorn South, 9-25, 9-25

Millard North def. Millard West, 25-22, 25-22

Millard South def. Omaha Central, 25-13, 25-15

Mid-State Conference Tournament
Boone Central def. Crofton, 25-21, 25-20, 20-25, 13-25, 15-13

First Round
Battle Creek def. O'Neill, 25-20, 25-17, 25-14

Hartington Cedar Catholic def. Guardian Angels, 26-24, 25-20, 25-19

Norfolk Catholic def. Pierce, 25-7, 25-16, 25-17

Wayne def. Boone Central, 25-13, 25-15, 25-20

Republican Plains Athletic Conference Tournament
Alma def. Southwest, 25-19, 21-25, 22-25, 25-13, 15-11

Bertrand def. Alma, 25-18, 25-22, 25-21

Bertrand def. Arapahoe, 25-10, 25-9, 25-9

Cambridge def. Medicine Valley, 25-14, 25-15, 24-26, 25-19

Dundy County-Stratton def. Wallace, 25-21, 24-26, 26-24, 25-15

Maywood-Hayes Center def. Dundy County-Stratton, 25-8, 25-15, 25-11

Southern Valley def. Cambridge, 25-8, 25-15, 25-13

Wauneta-Palisade def. Hitchcock County, 25-13, 21-25, 25-19, 19-25, 15-13

Wauneta-Palisade def. Paxton, 25-7, 25-16, 25-9

Southern Nebraska Conference (SNC) Tournament
Sandy Creek def. Sutton, 12-25, 25-13, 25-18

Thayer Central def. Sandy Creek, 25-7, 25-10

First Round
David City def. Fairbury, 22-25, 25-19, 25-18

Superior def. David City, 25-9, 25-1

Twin Valley Conference Tournament
Third Place
Franklin def. Blue Hill, 25-22, 25-21, 25-22

LINCOLN, NEB. | 2:30 P.M. (CT)

TV - BTN (Brandon Gaudin, James Laurinaitis, Rick Pizo)
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2019 Record: 4-3, 2-1 Big Ten
Last Game: Minnesota (L, 34-7)
Rankings: NR
Coach: Scott Frost
Career/NU Record: 27-18 (4th Year)/8-11 (2nd Year) 
vs. Indiana: First Meeting

2019 Record: 5-2, 2-2 Big Ten
Last Game: Maryland (W, 34-28
Rankings: RV
Coach: Tom Allen
Career/IU Record: 15-17 (3rd Year)/Same
vs. Nebraska: First Meeting

The Matchup
Nebraska gets back to its Big Ten schedule following a bye week, by playing host to Indiana in a cross-division matchup on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.The game is set to kick off shortly after 2:30 p.m. CT and will be televised by BTN. The game can be heard on the Husker Sports Network from Learfield-IMG. 

Nebraska will enter the contest with a 4-3 overall record and a 2-2 mark in Big Ten Conference play. The Huskers dropped a 34-7 contest at Minnesota on Oct. 12, prior to a bye week. Nebraska will look to get back on track at home, where the Huskers have won seven of their past eight games dating back to last season. 

Indiana will come to Lincoln with a 5-2 record, including 2-2 in Big Ten play. The Hoosiers are coming off a 34-28 victory at Maryland on Saturday. Indiana owns a high-powered passing attack, averaging 307.3 yards per game through the air.  The Hoosiers also have one the league's most improved defensive units, allowing just 297.0 yards and 20.9 points per game. 

Saturday will mark Nebraska's annual Military and Veteran's Salute at Memorial Stadium. The Huskers will honor retired and active military members throughout the game, including a joint Color Guard during the National Anthem.

Series History
The schools have met 20 times in series history, but just once as Big Ten opponents. The Huskers defeated Indiana, 27-22, in Bloomington in 2016.

• Indiana holds a 9-8-3 edge in the all-time series, including a 7-5-2 lead in the series in Lincoln. 

• Nebraska has won each of the past five meetings between the schools, including four straight seasons from 1975 to 1978. 

• Among Big Ten schools, Indiana was Nebraska's third-most common opponent before the Huskers joined the league in 2011. 

Nebraska Joins 900-Win Club
Nebraska reached a major milestone in the history of its program with its win at Illinois on Sept. 21, becoming the fifth program in the country with 900 all-time victories. Nebraska joined Michigan, Ohio State, Texas and Alabama in the 900-win club. Oklahoma and Notre Dame joined the 900-win list a week later on Sept. 28.

Rk. School (Wins)
1. Michigan (958)
2. Ohio State (918)
3. Texas (913)
4. Alabama (912)
5. Oklahoma (903)
6. Notre Dame (902)
7. Nebraska (901)

Frost Offenses Traditionally Impressive on Opening Drives
One common theme of a Scott Frost-led offense has been a fast start, and that has held true for Frost's tenure in Lincoln. Nebraska has scored points on three of seven drives in 2019.

Nebraska received the opening kickoff against South Alabama and drove nine plays and 81 yards for a touchdown to a take a 7-0 lead. At Colorado, NU drove 96 yards in five plays on its first possession to take a 7-0 lead. The Huskers opened with a field goal on the game's first drive against Northern Illinois. The opening-drive success has continued a theme throughout Frost's head coaching tenure. 

• Nebraska scored on its first possession seven times in 12 games last season, including six of the final seven games. All seven of NU's opening scoring drives resulted in touchdowns. In Frost's two seasons, Nebraska has scored on its opening possession 10 times in 19 games.

• NU received the opening kickoff nine times in 2018 and scored touchdowns on six of those drives while punting only once. The Huskers had a game-opening touchdown drive to take a 7-0 lead in five straight games during the Big Ten Conference season.

• The Huskers scored on nearly 60 percent of their opening possessions in 2018, even with a pair of drive-ending turnovers in opponent territory. Nebraska's average touchdown drive covered more than 74 yards, including one 80-yard touchdown march and five 75-yard scoring drives.

• Over the last three seasons - 2018-19 at Nebraska and 2017 at UCF - Frost's offenses have scored a touchdown on their opening possession 18 times in 32 games (56 percent). The average length of the touchdown drive in that span is 74 yards.

• In three-plus years as a head coach, Frost's offenses have scored on their opening drive 23 times in 45 games, with 21 touchdowns and two field goals. In 85 games over six-plus seasons as a play-caller, Frost's offenses have scored on their first possession of the game 44 times, putting points on the board in more than half of their opening possessions.

• Frost's Opening Drive Scoring Percentage: 52% (44 of 85 drives)    
• Frost's Opening Drive Touchdown Percentage: 45% (38 of 85 drives)

Blackshirt Defense Looks for Strong Second Half
The Nebraska defense has focused on taking a step forward in 2019, specifically causing more turnovers and big impact plays. Nebraska has shown that ability in stretches this season, particularly in home wins over South Alabama and Northern Illinois. 

• Nebraska has 11 takeaways through seven games to rank seventh in the Big Ten in that category. 

• Nebraska had five takeaways against South Alabama, including four in the second half. The five takeaways matched the most in two seasons under Scott Frost (Illinois, 2018) and was only the fourth time since 2010 that a Nebraska defense recorded five or more takeaways.

• Nebraska scored a pair of defensive touchdowns against the Jaguars–a 38-yard interception return by Eric Lee Jr. in the third quarter and a fumble recovery in the end zone by Alex Davis in the fourth quarter to cap the scoring.  The two defensive touchdowns marked the first time Nebraska scored a pair of defensive touchdowns since having two interception returns for touchdowns against Southern Miss in 2013. Nebraska is seventh in the nation in defensive touchdowns. 

• Lee's interception return for a touchdown was the first by a Husker since Marcus Newby had an interception for a touchdown against Northwestern in 2017.

• Davis' fumble recovery for a touchdown was the first by the Huskers since Josh Mitchell returned a fumble 57 yards for a touchdown against Miami in 2014. 

• Nebraska also scored on a 76-yard punt return for a touchdown by JD Spielman in the third quarter. The three non-offensive touchdowns were a first for Nebraska since the Huskers had three defensive touchdowns in a 31-3 win over Wake Forest in 2005. 

• NU's effort against South Alabama marked the 16th time in school history the Huskers have scored on offense, defense and special teams in the same game.  It was the first time since 2012 NU had accomplished that feat, and the first instance against an FBS opponent since 2009 at Colorado.

• Nebraska has added six takeaways over the past six games, including a critical interception by Lamar Jackson against Northwestern with 1:00 remaining to set up a game-winning field goal.
• Nebraska has averaged 2.0 takeaways in its past 11 games. Prior to that, Nebraska averaged 1.0 takeaway in its 30 previous games spanning three seasons.
• The Huskers have forced three or more turnovers in four of their last 12 games. Before the current stretch, NU had not forced three turnovers in 30 games dating back to game two in 2016.

• Nebraska has forced 18 fumbles in its past 12 games. Prior to that, Nebraska had forced just 14 fumbles in its previous 34 games. 

• Defensive coordinator Erik Chinander has a history of producing disruptive defenses. In 44 games as a defensive coordinator (UCF, Nebraska) Chinander's defenses have scored 11 touchdowns.

Bootle and Jackson Break Up Opponent Passing Games
Junior Dicaprio Bootle and senior Lamar Jackson team up to give Nebraska one of the Big Ten's top cornerback tandems. Jackson has two interceptions and a team-high nine 11 breakups in 2019. Bootle ranks second on the team with five breakups. 

• Jackson is tied for fourth in the nation in passes defended at 1.9 per game and is second nationally with 11 breakups. Jackson had his second interception of the season with 1:00 remaining against Northwestern. His pick and 11-yard return set up Nebraska's game-winning field goal. 

• Jackson had a career-high four breakups against Northern Illinois, bettering his previous career high of two breakups in a single game. He has posted two breakups in three additional games this season. 

• Jackson is two breakups shy of the top 10 in Nebraska single-season breakups. He is within striking distance of the school record of 17 PBU by DeJuan Groce in 2000. 

• In 2018, Bootle broke up 15 passes and had 39 tackles in his first season as a starter. Bootle helped Nebraska rank 34th nationally in pass efficiency defense. 

• Bootle ranked ninth nationally in breakups and 16th nationally in passes defended per game (1.3) in 2018. His 15 pass breakups ranked second on Nebraska's season chart and were the most since Groce's school-record 17 PBU in 2000. 

• Bootle earned third-team All-Big Ten honors last year, becoming the first Husker cornerback to be honored by the conference in four seasons.

Safety Cam Taylor-Britt joins the cornerback tandem as a play-maker in the Nebraska secondary. Taylor-Britt began the season at corner before shifiting to safety. He has caused four fumbles this season, the most by a Husker in seven seasons. His four forced fumbles rank fourth in the nation. Taylor also has 32 tackles, four tackles for loss, two interceptions and two pass breakups.

Husker Offense Showing Versatility
The 2019 Nebraska offense has shown the versatility to both strike quickly and drive the length of the field. 
• Against Colorado, Nebraska had two touchdown drives of 95 yards or longer (95 and 96). That marked the first time the Huskers have had two 95-yard scoring drives in the same game since the 2000 Fiesta Bowl against Tennessee (97- and 99-yard touchdown drives). 

• Through seven games, Nebraska has 14 scoring drives that have covered 75 yards or more. 

• Nebraska had two long scoring plays at Colorado with touchdown passes of 65 (Martinez-Spielman) and 75 yards (Martinez-Washington). That marked the first time the Huskers had multiple 65-yard pass plays in the same game since 2006 against Kansas. 

• Nebraska flashed its quick-strike ability and explosiveness against Northern Illinois. Nebraska produced nine plays of 20 yards or more against the Huskies, including eight before halftime. The eight first-half chunk plays matched Nebraska's combined total in its first two games. 

• Nebraska had a pair of 60-yard runs against Northern Illinois. Dedrick Mills had a career-long 61-yard run in the first quarter, and Maurice Washington had a personal-best 60-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. That marked the second time since last November that Nebraska produced a pair of 60-yard runs in the same game. 

• The Huskers had a season-high 14 plays of 20 yards or more against Illinois. In the process, Nebraska topped 300 yards in both rushing and passing to mark just the second time in school history the Huskers have reached that milestone. 

• Nebraska's 674 yards of total offense at Illinois was its most against a conference opponent since posting 710 yards against Kansas State in 2007. 

Spielman Continues to Climb Husker Charts
Junior wide receiver JD Spielman has already made Husker history as the only player in program history to have a 200-yard receiving game. Spielman is also leaving his mark on Nebraska's career record book. He has 145 career catches for 2,117 yards, ranking fifth at Nebraska in career receptions and sixth in career yardage. 

• Spielman reached 2,000 and 1,000 career receiving yards faster than any other Husker. He hit 2,000 yards at Illinois on Sept. 21, breaking the 2,000-yard barrier in 25 games. He reached 1,000 career yards in only 15 games, eclipsing Heisman winner Johnny Rodgers (16 games).
• Spielman needs 45 catches and 630 yards to become Nebraska's all-time leader in both categories. He averaged 61 catches and 842 receiving yards per season in his first two years. On a per-game basis in his 28-game career, Spielman averages 5.2 receptions and 75.6 receiving yards. 

• Spielman is the only player in school history to record 100 catches prior to his junior season.

• Spielman owns the only two 200-yard receiving games in Husker history (200 yards vs. Ohio State in 2017 and 209 yards at Wisconsin in 2018).

• Spielman is the only wide receiver in school history to have two career games with double-digit receptions (11 vs. Ohio State in 2017 and 10 vs. Purdue in 2018). Running back Marlon Lucky is the only other Husker to have two career games with double-digit catches.

• Spielman had more than 800 receiving yards in each of his first two seasons, joining Johnny Rodgers and Stanley Morgan Jr. as the only Huskers with two 800-yard receiving seasons. No Husker has ever had three 800-yard receiving seasons. With 469 yards in seven games, Spielman is on pace to reach that plateau again in 2019. 

• Spielman had more than 50 catches in each of his first two seasons, joining Johnny Rodgers, Kenny Bell and Stanley Morgan Jr. as the only players in program history with multiple 50-catch seasons. No Husker has ever had three 50-catch seasons.

• Spielman opened the 2019 season with a 76-yard punt return for a touchdown against South Alabama, marking his second career punt return score. He had a 77-yard punt return touchdown last season against Bethune-Cookman. He also had a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in his first career touch against Arkansas State in the 2017 season opener. Spielman is one of only eight players in program history to return both a punt and kickoff for a touchdown.

• Spielman had a 65-yard TD reception at Colorado, his sixth career touchdown of at least 65 yards. The 65-yard catch at Colorado was one of four Spielman receptions of at least 40 yards in 2019. 

• Spielman had seven catches for 160 yards at Illinois, marking his third-highest receiving total at Nebraska. It was his sixth career 100-yard receiving game. 

Robinson Making Big Impact in Freshman Season
Freshman receiver Wan'Dale Robinson provides Nebraska with an explosive receiving, rushing and return threat in 2019.

A true freshman from Frankfort, Ky., Robinson keyed Big Ten wins against Illinois and Northwestern. At Illinois, he was called on as a running back and had 19 carries for 89 yards and a touchdown, while also catching eight passes for 79 yards and two touchdowns. His play in the 42-38 win earned him Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week Honors.

Against Northwestern, Robinson again won the Big Ten freshman weekly honor. He totaled 186 all-purpose yards, including seven catches for a career-high 123 yards, the most receiving yards ever by a Husker true freshman. He had a career-long 42-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, a career-long 49-yard catch in the third quarter and a key 32-yard catch on Nebraska's game-winning drive. 

• Robinson ranks third nationally among all freshmen and leads all Power Five Conference freshmen in all-purpose yards per game (105.4 ypg).

• Robinson's 336 receiving yards and 27 receptions are the most ever by a Nebraska true freshman.

(Hastings, Nebraska) – Hastings College will offer men’s volleyball and women’s wrestling as varsity intercollegiate sports beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. 

The addition of the two programs will bring Hastings College Broncos Athletics to 26 competitive teams. Like other College’s other athletic teams, the new programs will be affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC).

Hastings College is conducting national searches to find head coaches for both programs.

“We’re excited to launch these new athletic teams and provide opportunities for more student athletes to experience Hastings College,” said Hastings College President Dr. Travis Feezell. “The teams are reflective of the institution, our athletic conference and where we want to go as a college.” 

Director of Athletics B.J. Pumroy said Hastings College recognizes intercollegiate athletics as an important component to the College’s learning community.

“Volleyball fans in Nebraska bring a great passion for the sport, enjoy a high level of play and are some of the most engaged fans in the country,” Pumroy said. “By adding men’s volleyball we look to bring new students to our campus and engage our community members in a sport in which they have shown great interest.”

In 2020 there will be 50 NAIA schools competing in men’s volleyball, up from 42 in 2019. The NAIA began offering a Men’s Volleyball Championship in the 2019 season.  With the addition of the Hastings College, the GPAC will have five schools sponsoring men’s volleyball and the league will look to attract an affiliate member to get to automatic qualification for the national tournament status number of six teams. 

Statistics from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFSA) shows in 2019 there were 2,926 High Schools sponsoring Boys Volleyball and 63,563 boys playing high school volleyball.

“Women’s wrestling is a fast growing sport in intercollegiate and interscholastic levels across the country,” said Pumroy. “We believe it’s the right time to join the trend of schools adding the sport to meet an increasingly growing marketplace. We know Nebraska high schools traditionally have strong wrestling programs. We also believe with the national and state increase in participation in girls wrestling, the Nebraska School Activity Association may soon sanction the sport.”

At the NAIA level, 20 schools competed in the inaugural NAIA National Invitational Women’s Wrestling Championship held in Jamestown, North Dakota, in 2019, including two from the GPAC and three from the Nebraska. There are 63 colleges and universities nationwide who sponsor women’s wrestling. The NCAA’s Committee on Women’s Athletics also recently recommended women’s wrestling to be recognized as an emerging sport, which is the first step to NCAA official championship sponsorship.

Eighteen states have women’s wrestling championships at the high school level. In Nebraska, 168 girls competed for their high school teams in the 2018-19 school year, which is the 20th largest state participation number. Nationally there were 2,980 high school sponsoring teams and 21,124 girls wrestling at the high school level in 2018-19.

Women’s wrestling competes in the traditional winter season, while men’s volleyball competes during the winter and early spring. 

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