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High School Football Rankings

October 7, 2014

Here are 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 (NR-not ranked). 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.

VIDEO: Bo Pelini discusses loss to Michigan State

October 6, 2014

Bo Pelini's postgame comments following Michigan State vs. Nebraska.

No. 21 Nebraska 45, Illinois 14.

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Even if Wes Lunt had been able to play against Nebraska, it probably wouldn't have mattered. Not with the Illinois defense unable to slow the Cornhuskers' running game.

The Illini allowed 458 yards rushing and 624 overall in a 45-14 loss to the No. 21 Huskers on Saturday night.

"We knew from coming into this week that they wanted to run the ball. Outside zone, inside zone, they wanted to run the ball," linebacker T.J. Neal Jr. said. "They're a running team. And they had an aggressive offensive line that made it hard to get to the running back."

VIDEO: Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini after Illinois

September 28, 2014

Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini after Illinois

September 25 volleyball scores

September 26, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

Adams Central def. Holdrege, 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 25-23
Arcadia-Loup City def. Wood River, 19-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-21
Ashland-Greenwood def. Fort Calhoun, 25-24, 25-23, 25-22
Auburn def. Palmyra, 19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22
Beatrice def. Fairbury, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13
Bellevue East def. Omaha South, 25-17, 25-8, 25-11
Bellevue West def. Omaha Northwest, 25-7, 25-15, 25-12
Bishop Neumann def. St. Albert, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21
Burwell def. Valentine, 25-9, 14-25, 22-25, 25-12, 15-13
Cambridge def. Arapahoe, 25-19, 25-13, 26-24

No. 21 Nebraska opens Big Ten play against Illinois

September 26, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ameer Abdullah has the third-most rushing attempts in the nation and has touched the ball on one-third of Nebraska's plays from scrimmage.

He wants to continue with the heavy workload.

"I feel better in week No. 4 than I have in previous seasons," Abdullah said.

That's good for the 21st-ranked Cornhuskers (4-0) and bad for Illinois (3-1), which visits Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

VIDEO: Is Ameer Abdullah The Nation's Best Running Back?

September 25, 2014

As we head into Week five, Ameer Abdullah has already rushed for 625 yards, but does this make him the best running back in America? Football analyst Doug Chapman and a special surprise guest go head-to-head on who deserves the honor.

Nebraska AP high school football rankings

September 23, 2014

Here are 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 (NR-not ranked). 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.

Nebraska's Abdullah: Jameis Winston must grow up

September 22, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, a candidate for this year's Heisman Trophy, says 2013 winner Jameis Winston of Florida State needs to clean up his act.

Abdullah and Winston both grew up in the Birmingham, Alabama, area and trained together at the same gym. He said he considers Winston a friend.

Lady Indians win home triangular

September 19, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

Broken Bow Triangular
Broken Bow def. Lexington, 25-19, 25-18
Broken Bow def. Ravenna, 25-19, 25-18
Ravenna def. Lexington, 25-10, 27-25

Custer County Chief area teams:
Mullen def. Hyannis, 26-24, 15-25, 25-16, 25-13
South Loup def. Sumner-Eddyville-Miller, 25-5, 25-14, 25-10
Spalding Academy def. Anselmo-Merna, 25-9, 25-18, 25-17

Around the state:
Adams Central def. Doniphan-Trumbull, 25-23, 25-23, 25-16
Alliance def. Sidney, 25-17, 27-25, 25-17
Alma def. Amherst, 14-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-21
Archbishop Bergan def. Douglas County West, 25-22, 25-17, 25-19

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