Outdoor notes: Brainard meeting will discuss formation of prescribed burn association

LINCOLN, Neb. – Pheasants Forever and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a meeting Feb. 19 to discuss the formation of a prescribed burn association covering Butler and Saunders counti... Read More

Another week, another ranked opponent. Such is life wrestling in the Big Ten, a conference with six of the top seven and 10 of the top 19 teams in this week’s InterMat national rankings. For No. 6 Nebraska, this will be the sixth st... Read More

There are no sick days when a fourth state wrestling title is within reach. Had it been any other week, James Burks wouldn’t have wrestled the way he was feeling from a stomach bug that hit him Wednesday. “I was a little nervous,... Read More

Here are the district finals schedules for Classes C-1, C-2, D-1 and D-2. Games are scheduled to be played Friday, Feb. 22. * * * CLASS C-1 C1-1, at North Platte No. 1 seed Mitchell vs. No. 16 Syracuse, 6 p.m. ... Read More

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Nebraska batted around in each of the final three innings and posted its biggest scoring explosion in a season opener in 23 years as it pulled away from UC Riverside to win 21-6 Friday night. Sophomore outfielder Ja... Read More

Raleigh, N.C. — Tristen Edwards hit three home runs Friday to lead Nebraska to a pair of wins at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Huskers (5-2) hit five total home runs on the day while beating North Carolina State 7-2 and drilling Pitts... Read More

James Burks of Omaha Burke and Tyler Pawloski of Pleasanton are the stars of the show Saturday. But only one of the two wrestlers bidding for their fourth state titles can go last. That will be Pawloski. With returning champions in tw... Read More

Scoring Player, School, Games, Points, Average CLASS A Tonje, Omaha Central, 22, 545, 24.8 Williams, Lincoln North Star, 20, 420, 21.0 Arop, Creighton Prep, 22, 458, 20.8 Thompson, Om. Westside, 2... Read More

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Amy Williams raised both of her hands and waved them in disgust toward the far end of the court. Officials didn’t like the gesture, served up a technical foul to the Nebraska women’s basketball coach and sent the Huskers... Read More

While the close team races were expected, a close call Thursday by a three-time champion was not. But Omaha Burke’s James Burks made it to Friday night’s semifinal at CHI Health Center. The two-time All-Nebraska running back, one ... Read More

Wymore, Nebraska, native Jake Diekman signed a one-year, $2.25 million contract with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. The 32-year-old left-handed reliever has served as a set-up man during his major league career with Philadelphia, T... Read More