Fans got their chance to see the 2014-2015 Nebraska basketball teams last night as both the Husker men and women scrimmaged as part of Big Red Tip-Off at Pinnacle Bank Arena. In the women's 15-minute scrimmage, Tear'a Laudermill scored 12 points to lead the Red team to a 24-19 win. Meanwhile Andrew White scored 18 points on four three pointers to lead the Red team to a 50-35 victory in the men's scrimmage. The Kansas transfer has the sit out this season. Emily Cade beat Walter Pitchford 12-11 in a three point contest. The Husker women will host an exhibition game with Wayne State on Sunday.
The Hastings College volleyball team upset 9th ranked Midland University in five sets last night in Fremont. The scores were 25-21, 25-20, 17-25, 21-25, 15-13. Katie Zoucha led the Broncos with 21 kills. Logan Drueppel had 12 blocks. Hastings is now 17-10 on the season, 7-7 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. They'll play at Mount Marty on Saturday.
The Hastings College men's soccer team picked up two second half goals to beat Concordia 2-0 last night in Seward. Hastings is now 13-2-2, 8-0-1 in the conference. They'll play host to Mount Marty on Saturday beginning at 7:30pm.
The Hastings College women's soccer team saw its 13 game winning streak come to an end losing to Concordia 2-1 last night. Megan Kruse scored the only goal of the game for the Broncos. Hastings is now 13-2-1, 8-1 in the conference. They'll face Mount Marty on Saturday beginning at 5:00pm.
The state high school football playoffs get underway today. North Central will play at Blue Hill beginning at 2:30pm. At 7:00pm tonight, Lawrence Nelson is at Giltner. Both games will be on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM. Also at 7:00pm, Meridian is at Kenesaw on Classic Hits 98.9FM KKPR.
In some other games, Bruning Davenport Shickley will host Omaha Christian Academy at 6:00pm while Red Cloud will play at Exeter-Milligan at 7:00pm.
Madison Bumgarner capped his World Series MVP performance by allowing two hits over five shutout innings of relief to help the Giants complete a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7. Bumgarner was 2-0 with one save, a 0.43 ERA and nine hits allowed in 21 innings in three games. Pablo Sandoval was 3-for-3 with two runs scored last night's victory, and Michael Morse singled home the tiebreaking run to finish with two RBIs.