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    Hastings High signing day

    Hastings High signing day

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    Gus Fonner Sweepstakes Preview

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    Creighton back in the Top 25

    They're back in the top 25 after a six week hiatus; Creighton once again has a little number before its name. The Jays checking in at number 20 in the latest AP Poll thanks to a nine game winning streak, ...

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    News 5 The Fifth Quarter

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    Aurora Cooperative News 5 Five Star Performer

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    Sunday Six (1/5/2014)

    It's time to put a nice...neat bow on the week in sports.With the best plays ...Here's the ABC Seamless Siding Sunday Six.

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    Sunday Six (12/29/2013)

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    News 5's The 5th Quarter (Part 2) Nov. 1

    It was quite an up and down year for Coach Cool and the Kearney Bearcats, but Kearney ended the season on the up and up, winning their final four contests. They're hoping some of that momentum will ...

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    News 5's The 5th Quarter (Part 1) Nov. 1

    After a 4-5 2012 campaign, the Grand Island Islanders have sure turned things around in 2013. So, an 8-1 regular season run for Coach Tomlin's bunch is good enough for a number 6 seed in the class A playoffs. Friday ...

  • Aurora Cooperative Game of the Week Preview

    Talking about the Aurora Cooperative Game of the Week between Shelton and Amherst

  • Tom Osborne and Ndamukong Suh Statements

    Former Husker football coach and Athletic Director Tom Osborne said he wanted to wait his turn before releasing a statement. Chancellor Harvey Perlman and Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst issued a joint ...

  • Huskers Talk About Upcoming Southern Miss Game

    Having dropped from 18th in both polls to 19th in the coaches and 22nd in the AP, the Huskers are right back on the field Saturday night against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. The reason the Huskers ...

  • Kearney Catholic Football Preview

    A year after playing for the Class C–2 Championship. Dave Colling's Kearney Catholic Stars didn't show any dropoff last season. They moved up to Class C–1, finished 10–1 with a tough loss to Adams Central ...

  • Huskers review plays after tough game

    It's still ugly... even 3 days later. 602 total yards; 383 coming through the air surrendered by the Huskers defense on Saturday against Wyoming. And while yet another poor performance by the Blackshirts ...

  • Coach Bo Pelini Looks To Improve

    It was a dissapointing performance as Nebraska edged Wyoming 37–34 in Saturday night's college football season opener. Today ..Coach.Bo Pelini and the players took to the podium To discuss the issues that ...

  • Sam Foltz Punts For Nebraska

    Amidst the letdown yesterday ...was one bright spot Grand Island native Sam Foltz ...making his debut handling the punting duties for Big Red And boy did he shine The redshirt freshman Averaging better ...

  • Huskers React To victory vs. Wyoming

    You could say that... and frankly It may be putting it lightly All the optimism that comes with a new season ...seemingly flew out the window last night least temporarily In Nebraska's underwhelming ...

  • Hastings Tigers Drop Opener to Seward

    Let’s go to Lloyd Wilson Field in Hastings as the Erik Emerson era begins... Hastings falls behind 26-0 before Tanner Johnson scored their only TD, Seward goes onto a 40-6 win.

  • Aurora Cooperative Game Of The Week

    We are happy to have a popular item return here on News 5, one we'll have the entire football season. It is our Aurora Cooperative Game of the Week and it will take us to the city of York where the Norris ...

  • Grand Island vs. Lincoln Northeast Game

    High school and college football is underway.. Let's start with the high school game and to the Capital City of Lincoln. .Jeff Tomlin's Grand Island Islanders open the season against Lincoln Northeast ...

  • Wyoming Talks About Playing Nebraska

    Welcome back to the 2013 Nebraska State Fair where we're experiencing the Thrill of it All... Wyoming football coach Dave Christensen saw quarterback Taylor Martinez 2 seasons ago when the Huskers defeated ...

  • Husker Players Talk Of Wyomng

    It seems like only yesterday the Huskers walked off the field at the Capital One Bowl in Orlando after they took on the Georgia Bulldogs. Now that game week is here, the guy simply want to play a football ...

  • Brett Maher Released By Dallas

    The Dallas Cowboys have released former Husker and Kearney Bearcat free agent Kicker Brett Maher. Brett was signed two weeks ago shortly after the York Jets released him.. Both Brett and his father ...

  • Wyoming Cowboys vs. Nebraska

    These teams last met almost two years ago, here in Laramie on September 24th, 2011. The sea of red showed up cheering for the visitors as Dave Christensen's team took on the Huskers. Rex Burkhead had ...

  • Wait for Husker football is almost over

    It's been nearly 8 months since we've seen the Huskers on the field. And, thankfully, the wait is almost over. When the team takes the field on Saturday against the Wyoming Cowboys there will be plenty ...