Local Sports Digest: Thursday, June 22nd

Baseball: Jared Poche' tossed eight solid innings to become LSU's all-time leader in wins as the Tigers beat Florida State 7-4 at the College World Series. Freshman Jake Slaughter had a three run h... Read More

Jared Poche knew he needed a long night to spell a depleted bullpen. He knew he needed to throw quality strikes against the best team in the nation at drawing walks. Then the LSU senior left-hander went out and did both, pushing the Ti... Read More

After six days of weighing his options, Jake Meyers has decided to become a professional baseball player. Following a standout junior season at Nebraska in which he excelled as the team's left-handed Sunday pitcher while regularly leadin... Read More

The World-Herald is counting down the top 50 Nebraska players you need to know heading into the 2017 season and Jack Stoll comes in at No. 49. Jack Stoll | 6-4  |  245  |  Redshirt freshman  |  TE Stoll hasn’t done anyt... Read More

Redshirt freshman linebacker Greg Simmons has left the Husker football team, Nebraska confirmed Wednesday. Husker Online first reported Simmons' departure. Simmons did not appear in a game during his first season on campus. He was expe... Read More

Baseball: Dominant pitching has Florida a victory away from the championship series at the College World Series. The Gators got seven strong innings from Brady Singer in a 5-1 victory over Louisville. Singer allowed only six hits while striking... Read More

For some time, Mike Sautter watched the rise in popularity of 7-on-7 football camps and tournaments in neighboring states. So three years ago, he started a 7-on-7 tournament in Nebraska. “The idea was it levels the playing fie... Read More

LINCOLN — Keyshawn Johnson Jr. — one of the most touted wide receiver recruits in recent Nebraska football history — is taking an extended leave of absence from the Husker program in hope of returning in January, his father, Keyshawn Johnso... Read More

Garrett Nelson on Friday had what any high school athlete in Nebraska would consider a fantastic day. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound Scottsbluff junior first received nearly simultaneous offers from South Dakota and South Dakota State on Friday... Read More

The World-Herald is counting down the top 50 Nebraska players you need to know heading into the 2017 season. Collin Miller comes Collin Miller | 6-3  |  230  |  Redshirt freshman  |  LB When, where and what will Miller be ... Read More