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Lincoln Southwest High School football: “You’re going to be all right” 0

Lincoln Southwest High School football: “You’re going to be all right”

Story by Brent Reese, NewsNetNebraska As the giggling water girls and the two players dubbed “the marshmallow brains,” who suffered concussions earlier in the season, look on, the Lincoln Southwest football team prepares for...

Lincoln East High School football: “It’s Labor Day, isn’t it?” 1

Lincoln East High School football: “It’s Labor Day, isn’t it?”

Story by Wade Hilligoss, NewsNetNebraska Sophomore wideout Justin McLaughlin didn’t love the Labor Day practice. He disliked the hot ground. The morning sun had a warmth to it. Not uncomfortably hot, just enough warmth...

Husker women’s soccer: “I’m not seeing enough hustle” 0

Husker women’s soccer: “I’m not seeing enough hustle”

Story by Elizabeth Venrick, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska women’s soccer coach John Walker blew his whistle and stomped his Adidas tennis shoes on the green turf. “Cardona! Get back,” he screamed at the senior midfielder, with...

Husker women’s soccer: “Don’t even think about counting that” 1

Husker women’s soccer: “Don’t even think about counting that”

Story by Pat Radigan, NewsNetNebraska Tara Macdonald stood strong between the familiar goal posts on the Nebraska soccer field. With one assistant coach dribbling down the sideline, she found herself preparing for the other...

Huskers club ultimate Frisbee: “You know better than this” 1

Huskers club ultimate Frisbee: “You know better than this”

Story by Rich Schneider, NewsNetNebraska Jimmy West understands rookie mistakes.  As captain for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln men’s ultimate Frisbee club team, the Cornfed, he knows that many of the rookie players have never...

Husker club rugby: “Push! Harder!” 0

Husker club rugby: “Push! Harder!”

Story by Ryan Penney, NewsNetNebraska The players wipe sweat off their foreheads, as the sweltering Cook Pavilion offers no relief to the tired bunch. A 37-5 loss in their last game pushes them to...

Huskers rifle team: “Yoga before each practice” 0

Huskers rifle team: “Yoga before each practice”

Story by Jake Bogus, NewsNetNebraska Janine Dutton’s eyes are closed.  She sways back and forth, her toes occasionally leaving the concrete of the Military and Naval Science Building’s practice range. Inhale.  Exhale slowly.  Eyes...

Husker men’s tennis: “You gotta hold serve” 1

Husker men’s tennis: “You gotta hold serve”

Story by Tom Grant, NewsNetNebraska Brandon Videtich walks onto the court with something to prove. The lanky 6-foot-4 walk-on from Lincoln East High School knows where he stands on the Nebraska men’s tennis team....

Husker men’s golf: “Wyatt chunked an 8 iron” 1

Husker men’s golf: “Wyatt chunked an 8 iron”

Story by Brendan Carl, NewsNetNebraska A Texan, a Canadian and an Illinoisan stand roughly 150 yards away from the 11th green. “Wyatt chunked an 8 iron,” Neil Dufford, the Texan, said. The comment is...