Nebraska man says feds price eagles too high

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Macy man charged with killing a bald eagle is arguing in federal court that prosecutors have greatly overvalued the bird at $10,000. According to rreports, the bird's worth coul... Read More

UNK beats Lindenwood to give Morris career win number 100

Kearney, Neb. – Juniors Bronson Marsh and Romero Cotton each ran for 112 yards and the defense came up with a goal line stand as Nebraska-Kearney beat Lindenwood, 31-13, Saturday afternoon at Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field. The Lop... Read More

Hastings wins at Midland

Fremont - The Bronco defense did plenty of bending against Midland on Saturday but came up with huge plays in the second half that led to the Hastings 48-28 victory at Heedum Field. The Hastings defense began the game giving up touchdown drive... Read More

UNK sweeps Missouri Southern State

Kearney, Neb. – True freshmen LaRose Currie, Caitlin Broadwell and Tara Ziegelbein combined for 29 kills as the 7th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball dominated Missouri Southern State (-13, -15, -16) Saturday evening in Joplin. UNK is now 19-2 ... Read More

Broncos lose at Dordt

Sioux Center, IA - The Hastings College volleyball team had a very tough road test against NAIA No. 23 Dordt and came up short falling 23-25, 24-26, 25-21, 19-25 on Saturday night. In set one Hastings held a 22-20 lead after Abigayle Preissler... Read More

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

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 ... Read More

Illinois topples Huskers in four

Lincoln - The No. 13 Nebraska volleyball team (11-6, 5-3 Big Ten) fell to No. 15 Illinois (14-5, 6-2 Big Ten) at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday afternoon, 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-27, 21-25). Alicia Ostrander had a career-high ... Read More

Big second half leads Huskers past Northwestern

Evanston, Ill. - No. 19 Nebraska needed no last-minute touchdown or Hail Mary this time. Instead, the Huskers got a dominant second-half defensive effort and a career-high four touchdowns from Ameer Abdullah in a 38-17 win at Ryan Field on Saturd... Read More

Nebraska Gov. Heineman touts E85 gasoline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Dave Heineman and state agricultural leaders are urging Nebraskans to buy E85 fuel the next time they pull up to a gas pump in a flex fuel vehicle. Heineman touted the blended fuel on Friday during a conference call. E85 is... Read More

Nebraska commission to consider fishing changes

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) _ Commissioners on the Nebraska Game and Parks board will consider changes to 2015 fishing regulations later this month. Game and Parks staff will present the commissioners fishing recommendations during the board's Oct. 23 me... Read More

Lopers Offense Paves the Way

Kearney, Neb. – Junior right side Kelle Carver had 18 kills and freshman outside Caitlin Broadwell added 17 as the 5th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team beat Central Oklahoma in four sets (-22, -18, 17-25, -18) Friday night in Edmond. ... Read More