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Teen charged in fatal Omaha motorcycle crash earlier this month

A teen-ager has been charged with misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide for causing a fatal motorcycle wreck in Omaha earlier this month. The Douglas County Attorney’s Office filed the charge against 17-year-old Dalton Glenn. Omaha police reported a motorcyclist died slamming into the side of a sport utility vehicle which turned in front of it late…

Intoxicated man caused 2 Elkhorn schools into lockdown

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reports that a highly intoxicated man forced two Elkhorn schools into lockdown Thursday. The man first went to a middle school to pick up his child. He was told his son didn’t go there.  Officials with that school called a nearby elementary school giving them a heads-up of what to expect. …

Major die-off leaves little fish left in eastern Nebraska’s Olive Creek Lake

A major fish die-off at Olive Creek Lake in eastern Nebraska is being blame on low oxygen levels by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Game and Parks suspects the remaining fish population is small. Members of the public reported the die-off to Game and Parks August 16th. Game and Parks staff found large numbers of…

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Frost updates quarterbacks, progress after one week of fall camp

One week down. The Huskers have completed seven practices in fall camp, and for the most part, things are going as planned for Scott Frost. “I see so much improvement from spring until now,” Nebraska’s head football coach said. “It’s amazing how far the guys have come. We still have a lot to improve on…

Husker Volleyball ranked No. 2 in preseason poll

The Nebraska volleyball team is ranked No. 2 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll released on Wednesday. The Huskers received 20 of the 63 first-place votes. Stanford, which received 43 first-place votes, took the No. 1 ranking. Texas, Minnesota and Kentucky round out the top five. Other Big Ten teams in the top 10 include…

Pavelka to be honored, and roasted, at Omaha Press Club in September

One of the most recognizable voices in Nebraska will be honored this fall. Kent Pavelka will have his Face on the Barroom Floor at the Omaha Press Club. Pavelka will become the 158th face added to the floor when he is added during a dinner and roast on September 13 at the Omaha Press Club.…

Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced the addition of three student-athletes to the Husker volleyball roster Friday. Former Husker setter Brooke Smith will return to the program for her senior season, while junior setter Mari Kurkova and freshman defensive specialist/libero Chen Abramovich will also join the defending NCAA and Big Ten champion Huskers. Smith…

Spielman named finalist for Paul Hornung Award

Nebraska wide receiver J.D. Spielman earned his second watch list recognition Thursday morning. He was named to the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse watch list. The Hornung Award is presented to the most versatile player in major college football. Spielman, who was named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list last week, showed his versatility during…

Nebraska tight end Jack Stoll named to Mackey Award watch list

Nebraska tight end Jack Stoll received national recognition Friday.  The sophomore was put on the 2018 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List. The Mackey Award is presented to the most outstanding tight end in college football. Stoll, the Huskers’ lone returning letterwinner at tight end, is in position to have an increased role in the…

Tshimanga transferring out of Nebraska Basketball program

  Junior center Jordy Tshimanga is transferring out of the Nebraska men’s basketball program. Nebraska head coach Tim Miles first reported the news late last night to the Lincoln Journal Star, giving a brief statement. “Jordy called me tonight and asked for his release. The University of Nebraska and our program with Jordy and his…

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