Husker Volleyball Looks to Defend Big Ten Title

LINCOLN - After the conclusion of the non-conference portion of their schedule, the 14th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team looks to defend their 2016 Big Ten regular season title by starting conference ... Read More

Former Husker Alex Gordon’s homer breaks major league record for long balls in single season

TORONTO (AP) — Kansas City’s Alex Gordon broke Major League Baseball’s season home run record with 12 days to spare, hitting the 5,694th long ball of 2017 on Tuesday night. Gordon’s home run off Toronto’s Ryan Tepera broke a ... Read More

Husker Notes: Huskers consider simpler game plan, providing fallback options to start conference play

LINCOLN — Big-picture views. Daily coaching routines. Personnel shuffling. Nebraska coach Mike Riley and his staff thought they had defined opinions on all three topics a few weeks ago. But after a 1-2 start — lowlighted by a 21-17 h... Read More

Huskers at less than their best as they venture into Lions’ den

LINCOLN — Beginning the conference portion of the schedule in the country’s toughest college volleyball league can induce a gulp or two even under the best conditions — when you have an experienced roster, for example, or when you finished ... Read More

Husker volleyball team will take No. 14 ranking into start of Big Ten play

Nebraska's loss to unranked Northern Iowa cost it some ground in the new AVCA Top 25 released Monday. The Huskers, after climbing back to No. 10 a week ago with a sweep of UCLA, slipped to No. 14 as they prepare for the start of Big Te... Read More

Press conference, Sept. 18: Mike Riley says part of battle now is 'getting the mind in the right place'

LINCOLN  --  Nebraska has an important week ahead, not just because Big Ten play starts with Rutgers visiting but also what the Huskers need to fix before Saturday. Including, perhaps, their own psyche. "You wouldn't be human ... Read More

Nebraska sweeps UNO but loses Briana Holman to ankle injury; Northern Iowa tops NU earlier

With three wins over ranked opponents coming in to the Omaha Challenge, Northern Iowa had penciled itself on the list of teams no one wanted to play. But with every confident swing and every beguiling serve, the Panthers used Saturday’... Read More

Video: Nebraska's postgame press conference following NIU loss

Nebraska coach Mike Riley, quarterback Tanner Lee, offensive lineman Jerald Foster, fullback Luke McNitt and linebacker Luke Gifford took to the podium after the Huskers' 21-17 loss to Northern Illinois. Athletic director Shawn Eichrost... Read More

Missed opportunities, unnecessary mistakes nag Nebraska in loss to Northern Illinois that's anything but OK

LINCOLN — Luke Gifford is like you, Husker fan. He attended high school three miles from Memorial Stadium. He grew up bleeding red. The Nebraska linebacker plays for the ‘N’ on the helmet. He was one of the last and most forceful players t... Read More

Game Day Notes: Risks and rewards: Huskers play for love of the game — and so much more

LINCOLN — Nebraska center Cole Conrad sits at his locker before football games. The Fremont Bergan graduate looks at his helmet — that red, austere N staring back at him — and finds the moment “a little surreal.” How many hours did he s... Read More

Big edges in blocks, digs help Huskers shut down Kansas State for sixth straight sweep

After last year’s senior class departed, Nebraska lost some of the best defenders in program history. All-America libero Justine Wong-Orantes, All-America middle blocker Amber Rolfzen and All-America opposite hitter Kadie Rolfzen could make it ... Read More