The Nebraska volleyball team rallied from a 2-0 deficit to edge Minnesota last night in Minneapolis. The scores were 21-25, 16-25, 25-21, 25-19, 15-7. Kadie Rolfzen led the Huskers with 17 kills. Nebraska is now 12-6 on the season, 6-3 in the Big Ten Conference. Nebraska will play at 5th ranked Wisconsin on Sunday beginning at 4:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 3:30pm on 1230AM KHAS.
Former Nebraska players Eric Crouch and Trev Alberts were among 75 players named to the ballot for the 2015 College Football Hall of fame Class. Nebraska has 16 players in the Hall of Fame, the latest being Tommie Frazier, who was inducted in 2013.
Hastings College will have to play their final three games of the season without starting quarterback Matt Overmiller. He injured his knee in Saturday's 48-28 win over Midland University. An MRI exam revealed the season ending injury yesterday. Overmiller has thrown for 15-hundred 92 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. He has rushed for 294 yards and three scores. Jason Gaines will inherit the top job. The sophomore completed 11 of 17 passes for 131 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's game. Hastings has the weekend off. They'll play host to Northwestern on November 1st.
The Hastings College men's soccer team beat Doane 1-0 last night at Lloyd Wilson Field. Marc Tautz scored the only goal of the game in the 87th minute. Hastings is now 11-2-2 on the season, 6-0-1 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. They'll play at Northwestern on Saturday.
The Hastings College women's soccer team beat Doane 2-1. Kelsey Nealon scored both goals for the Broncos. Hastings is now 12-2-1, 7-0 in the conference. They'll also play at Northwestern on Saturday.
Hastings College is receiving votes in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches Preseason Top 20 Poll. Three time defending national champion Grand View of Iowa is ranked number one. Midland is 7th, Concordia is 15th and Morningside is tied for 19th.
The Nebraska-Kearney women's basketball team has been picked by the leagues coaches to finish 13th this year in the MIAA. The Lopers were 10-17 last year, 6-13 in the conference. Emporia State was picked to win the conference this year. UNK will open the season on November 14th at Wayne State.
Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 last night to even the World Series at one game apiece. Butler's single drove in his second run of the night and put the Royals ahead 3-2. Game 3 is tomorrow night in San Francisco. First pitch will be at 7:07pm. Pre-game show begins at 6:00pm on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.