The Nebraska volleyball team will play Creighton tonight at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. It's the first meeting between the two schools since 2011. The Huskers are 5-2 on the season. The Bluejays are 6-3. First serve will be at 7:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on 1230AM KHAS.
Hastings College has moved up two spots to number 16 in the latest NAIA Volleyball Coaches Top 25 Poll. Rocky Mountain of Montana is ranked number one. Northwestern is 7th, Midland is 10th and Dordt is number 21.
The Broncos were beaten last night by Nebraska Wesleyan in five sets. The scores were 25-19, 18-25, 25-22, 24-26, 14-16. Abigayle Preissler finished with 18 kills. Hastings is now 10-4 on the season, 1-1 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. They'll play host to Dordt on Saturday. First serve will be at 3:00pm.
The Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team beat Fort Hays State last night at the Health and Sports Center. The scores were 25-11, 23-25, 25-20, 15-25, 15-12. The Lopers are now 9-1 and will host unbeaten Central Oklahoma on Friday and will play at Missouri Southern State on Saturday.
In high school volleyball last night, Aurora defeated Minden, Grand Island Northwest swept Kearney, Lincoln East beat Grand Island, Red Cloud knocked off Silver Lake, Sandy Creek defeated Thayer Central, St. Paul beat Centura, Sutton got by Superior and Wood River upended Ravenna. At The Central City triangular, Central City beat Doniphan/Trumbull and Gibbon while Doniphan/Trumbull defeated Gibbon. At the Lawrence Nelson Triangular, Lawrence Nelson beat Kenesaw and Harvard while Kenesaw got by Harvard.
The Hastings High softball team beat McCook 7-4 last night. The Tigers are now 10-6. Adams Central rolled past St. Paul 14-1. The Patriots are now 9-3. In other action, Grand Island split two games with Lincoln Southeast. The Islanders won 10-2 while the Knights picked up a 9-7 victory. North Platte took two from Kearney 11-2 and 2-1. At the Blue Hill Triangular, Friend beat Blue Hill 9-2. Grand Island Central Catholic defeated Blue Hill 12-0 and Grand Island Central Catholic blasted Friend 9-1.
Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals lost 7-5 to the Chicago White Sox last night. The rare bullpen failure prevented Kansas City from gaining ground on AL Central leader Detroit. The Tigers lost to Minnesota 4-3. The Royals still lead Seattle for the second wild-card spot. Kansas City will play Chicago again tonight at 7:10pm. Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.