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October 19th, 2014

Nebraska returner Pierson-El stars on offense too

October 19, 2014

Nebraska's De'Mornay Pierson-El quickly established his reputation as one of the nation's top punt returners.

This freshman can do more than special teams.

Knowing that Pierson-El has returned two punts for touchdowns, Northwestern mostly kicked away from him Saturday. That didn't stop him from hurting the Wildcats in other ways in the Cornhuskers' 38-17 road victory.

No. 19 Nebraska 38, Northwestern 17. Northwestern loses 38-17 to Abdullah

October 19, 2014

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Justin Jackson got off to a fast start, and Northwestern looked ready to avenge its heartbreaking loss to Nebraska from a year ago.

Then Ameer Abdullah got going in the second half, and the Wildcats fell apart.

Northwestern managed just 28 yards in the final two quarters and Abdullah had three of his four 1-yard touchdown runs in the second half, helping the 19th-ranked Cornhuskers roll to a 38-17 victory on Saturday night.

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

October 19, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have launched a pilot program to keep more neglected children with their families, as long as steps can be taken to keep them safe.

The program gives parents a chance to avoid law enforcement and the courts if they are deemed a low risk to hurt their children.

October 17th

Huskers, Northwestern brace for another tight game

October 17, 2014

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — The last time Nebraska played at Northwestern two years ago, so many Cornhuskers fans packed the stadium that the home team had to go to a silent count on offense.

Coach Bo Pelini wouldn't be shocked if a similar scenario unfolds again.

No. 19 Nebraska visits Northwestern in a game that matches two teams that played absolute thrillers the previous three years. They also are trying to keep pace in the Big Ten West race, and Pelini wouldn't be surprised if the Cornhuskers got another assist from their fans.

Update to breaking news: Two men sought in armed robbery in Kearney

October 17, 2014

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are hunting for two men who robbed the Eaton Federal Credit Union in Kearney.

Police say the robbery occurred around 9:20 a.m. Friday at the Kearney Eaton Employees Federal Credit Union office on East Highway 30. One of the men was armed with a handgun, but no shots were fired and no injuries were reported.

Additional Information: Police say the men got away on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

There are two suspects, both are black males, short hair and thin build.

Nebraska-Northwestern preview capsule

October 17, 2014

No. 19 NEBRASKA (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten) at NORTHWESTERN (3-3, 2-1), 7:30 p.m. EDT (Big Ten Network)

Line: Nebraska by 6 1/2.
Series Record: Nebraska leads 5-2.

WHAT'S AT STAKE
Both teams are trying to stay in the thick of the Big Ten West race. Nebraska came up short against Michigan State 27-22 two weeks ago and Northwestern fell at Minnesota last week. Minnesota and Iowa lead the division at 2-0.

KEY MATCHUP

Third Grade Adventure

October 17, 2014

Adams Land and Cattle and Broken Bow’s third grade class celebrated a milestone this past week. This is the 20th year that the corporation has taken the class under its wing in a partnership program between the company and Broken Bow Public Schools. Part of their sponsorship includes a day trip to the company’s South Lot.

“I love interacting with the kids,” said tour guide, ALCC employee and third grade mom Stephanie Miller, “especially the kids who have never been around corn or beef.”

Thursday's high volleyball scores; Broken Bow tops Shelton in three sets

October 17, 2014

VOLLEYBALL
Allen def. Winside, 25-20, 25-22, 25-19
Arapahoe def. Medicine Valley, 20-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-16
Broken Bow def. Shelton, 25-13, 25-17, 25-14
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley def. High Plains Community, 25-19, 25-13, 23-25, 25-15
Columbus def. Hastings, 25-17, 25-17, 14-25, 14-25, 15-10
Columbus Scotus def. Archbishop Bergan, 25-15, 25-8, 25-14
Creek Valley def. Peetz, Colo., 26-28, 29-27, 25-17, 25-18
Creighton def. Bloomfield, 25-20, 25-11, 25-13
Crofton def. Guardian Angels, 21-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-13

October 16th

Randy Martinez, 23

October 16, 2014

Randy Martinez, age 23 of Broken Bow died Sunday Oct. 5, 2014, from injuries received in an automobile accident near Eddyville.

Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Minister Kathy Salts officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Wyoming.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family to help with final expenses.

Randy Daniel Martinez Jr. was born Jan. 31, 1991, at Laramie, Wyo., to Randy Daniel Martinez and Sheila Menning.

Lester Elliot Baller, 101

October 16, 2014

Lester Elliot Baller, a resident of Heritage Hall for the last five years, passed away Oct. 10, 2014, at Heritage Hall. Lester celebrated his 101st birthday Aug. 12, 2014.

Lester was born on Aug. 12, 1913, to Frank and Ethel “Lizzy” (Elliot) Baller in York County, near McCool Junction. Lester had one brother and one sister. He grew up in the Callaway and Broken Bow area.

Lester was united in marriage to Helen Glendy June 1, 1935. To this union three children were born: a son, Lesley; and two daughters, Anita Kay and Rita Joy.

Nebraska's De'Mornay Pierson-El quickly established his reputation as one of the nation's top punt...
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Justin Jackson got off to a fast start, and Northwestern looked ready to...
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — The last time Nebraska played at Northwestern two years ago, so many...