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Past articles by Rex:

Iowa Western wins OT thriller, will play in championship game

Iowa Western beat Snow College 30-29 in overtime on Saturday in the first-ever NJCAA DI football playoffs. The win means the Reivers will compete for a national championship later this month. → Read More

Huskers quarterback Adrian Martinez entering transfer portal

Huskers quarterback Adrian Martinez announced Thursday morning that he is entering the transfer portal. → Read More

Creighton wins BIG EAST tournament, awaits Selection Sunday results

Creighton volleyball swept Marquette Saturday in the championship round of the BIG EAST tournament. It’s the team’s seventh conference tournament title in eight years. → Read More

Lewis Central wins first state title in triple-overtime thriller

Lewis Central won the Iowa State football Class 4A championship on Thursday in a triple-overtime win over Xavier. The final score was 32 to 24. It was the school’s first trip to a state title game, and now, its first time winning it all. → Read More

Athlete of the Week: Lewis Central’s Jonathan Humpal

The Lewis Central Titans advanced to the schools first state championship game after a win in the semifinals last week. A big part of that win was junior running back Jonathan Humpal. → Read More

Scott Frost to remain as Nebraska coach, announces staff changes

The Nebraska athletic department released statements on Monday showing its commitment to Scott Frost as head football coach for the 2022 football season. → Read More

Athlete of the Week: Mount Michael’s Gavin Forster

Gavin Forster won the Class B #1 singles at the state tennis tournament last week. He came into the tournament as the top seed, and, despite a close final set, he pulled out the win. → Read More

Huskers finish final practice of bye week, Frost not worried about team

Nebraska finished its second and final practice of the bye week on Wednesday. Because the team played in week zero, they’re only allowed 7 practiced between its first and second bye weeks. → Read More

Huskers fall at Minnesota on Saturday, head to bye week 3-5

Nebraska football lost to Minnesota on Saturday by a final score of 30-23. It was the Huskers’ third straight loss to the Golden Gophers. The Huskers simply came out flat. Adrian Martinez was missing his targets on offense. Meanwhile, Minnesota couldn’t be stopped on offense. → Read More

Nebraska suffers tough 3-point loss to Michigan

Get the latest updates from this week's Husker game right here. → Read More

Nebraska loses in overtime at Michigan State

Get the latest updates from this week's Husker game right here. → Read More

High school football Week 5: Grand Island visits undefeated Westside, Bellevue West looks to bounce back at Kearney

Here are the high school football games we have our eye on this week. → Read More

Nebraska loses to Oklahoma by a touchdown as the old rivals meet for the 50th anniversary of the Game of the Century

Get the latest updates from this week's Husker game right here. → Read More

Athlete of the Week: Millard West’s Ella Hazen

Millard West senior Ella Hazen just surpassed 1,000 career digs on the volleyball court. She did it at the Millard North Invitational, which the Wildcats won with a 3-1 record. → Read More

Jasen Green commits to stay home, play at Creighton

Millard North senior Jasen Green announced his decision Thursday to stay home and play college basketball at Creighton. The 6′7″ forward was also a target for the Huskers, but Green chose the Bluejays over Nebraska and several other schools. → Read More

Huskers vs. Bulls could break a Memorial Stadium game time heat record

As of Thursday afternoon, WOWT meteorologists are forecasting a kickoff temperature of 98 degrees in Lincoln on Saturday when Nebraska and Buffalo begin play at 2:30 p.m. That would break the current known Memorial Stadium record. → Read More

Athlete of the Week: Millard North’s Katie Ruge

Katie Ruge continues to set records as part of the Millard North girls golf team. Last week at the Lincoln Pius X Shootout, Ruge shot a -6 on a 65. → Read More

Huskers will use Fordham game to get younger players more experience

Nebraska head coach Scott Frost said Thursday the team plans to use the Fordham game to get younger players game experience. The game will mark the Huskers’ first non-conference opponent since September 14, 2019. → Read More

Hastings suffers first loss of Little League World Series, will play again on Monday

Nebraska’s Little League team from Hastings suffered its first loss of the Little League World Series on Sunday against Hawaii. The team lost 11-3 in extra innings. → Read More

Hastings Baseball wins first game at Little League World Series

The little league team from Hastings got off to a good start at the Little League World Series on Thursday. Representing Nebraska, they beat New Jersey 5-2. → Read More