Archive - Sports Article
September 15th, 2015
The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” If South Alabama hoped to be overlooked by Nebraska, that won't happen. Not after the Cornhuskers lost at home to BYU on a Hail Mary last week.
"This probably isn't the best time to be driving into Nebraska, especially after a game like that," Jaguars coach Joey Jones said.
The Huskers (0-1) will try again Saturday night to give Mike Riley his first win as their coach, this time against an opponent picked in the middle of the pack in the Sun Belt Conference.
Elwood High School has cancelled its football season due to lack of players.
Elwood was due to play Anselmo-Merna on September 18.
We're one week away from college football, so Campus Insiders' Ray Crawford and Pete Fiutak are answering the questions you want answered. In this 7 On 7, find out who stands in the way of Ohio State winning back to back championships.
Broken Bow Indian Volleyball scrimmage is Thursday, August 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Broken Bow High School gymnasium.
Friday is the Broken Bow High School Football Scrimmage at 7 p.m.
Saturday the Demolition Derby will begin at 5 p.m. at the Custer County Fairgrounds.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” Five Nebraska players have been suspended for the September 5 opener against BYU for violating team rules.
Coach Mike Riley announced the suspensions after practice Thursday night. He said he wouldn't name the suspended players at this time but might by the week of the opener. He said "it will become obvious as the kickoff occurs."
Riley also announced that receiver Sam Burtch and cornerback Chris Jones had knee surgeries this week. No timetable is set for their returns. He also said running back Jordan Stevenson didn't practice because of a bad ankle.
August 8 and 9 was the first NHSRA 2015-2016 fall rodeo at Bassett.
Saturdays's Boys All Around Champion was Jt Bradley of Brewster. Maddee Doerr of Creighton was Girls All Around on Saturday. Boyd Sawyer of Thedford was Sunday's Boys All Around Champion. The Girls All Around Champion for Sunday was Brittni McCully of Mullen.
JT Bradley of Brewster won the saddle for the All Around Cowboy for the weekend and Jayde Atkins of Broken Bow won the saddle for the All Around Cowgirl.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â€” The Nebraska football team holds its annual Fan Day from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday.
The event is an opportunity for fans to meet and greet the Cornhuskers' players and new coach Mike Riley and his staff.
CHICAGO (AP) â€” The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its road to the postseason is most daunting.
Hoping to set themselves apart when playoff selection time comes around, Big Ten teams plan to play at least one nonconference game against a Power Five opponent and eliminate FCS schools from their schedules starting in 2016 when the league goes to a nine-game conference slate.