Bailey Cascio, who led UNO in goals and points last season, broke her collarbone during last Friday's exhibition against Kansas. "It hurts us the next couple weeks, but it's a great opportunity for some younger players to step up and get some minutes," coach Tim Walters said.
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College of St. Mary’s volleyball team went 4-0 at the season-opening Keiser tournament. They lost just one set in four matches, and that was against Madonna (Mich.).
Mitch Hahn made the most of his senior season with UNO, and now he's signed with the Kirchheim Knights.
Brett Phillips found a home away from home. He’s not referring to Werner Park, either. While most baseball players find an apartment when they’re assigned to a team, the Storm Chasers’ right fielder has spent this season living in Bill and Brenda Roach’s basement in Papillion, about five minutes from the ballpark.
Defensive specialist Courtney Morehead had just commented on how well the volleyball team is adapting to a new coaching staff and how smooth the transition has been. Seated beside her, Morehead’s new coach Matt Buttermore turned to her and said, “Perfect.”
Will Gatzemeyer and his teammates are getting used to competing for state titles. “They’ve just had a lot of success. That just continues to play off each other,” Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur coach Dan Maresh said.
Former Husker All-Americans Jordan Burroughs and James Green will be competing in international wrestling events this weekend.
Alec Bohm's pro debut last season "couldn't get much worse," he said. In his second minor league season, though, the Omaha Roncalli graduate is quickly moving up the ladder.
Scott Frost was scrunched in the back of the elevator, the only one in sweats. Everyone else had ironed shirts and sportcoats. Some wore a tie. The main attraction did not.
Zac Dominguez has always known Camden Russell’s potential was there, and now he’s watching it shine through. Russell, who graduated from Millard West this spring, was one of two Nebraskans to win Greco-Roman junior national titles last Friday in Fargo, North Dakota.