KGFW Sports – Huskers, Lopers and High School Update 01/13/20

KGFW Sports – Huskers, Lopers and High School Update 01/13/20

The Nebraska mens and womens basketball teams suffered losses on the road over the weekend. The Husker men fell at Northwestern Saturday 62-57, the women were edged by Rutgers yesterday 69-65. The Husker men are at Ohio State tomorrow night, the women will host nationally ranked Maryland Thursday.

In Husker football news;

Secondary coach Travis Fisher has received a $125,000 pay raise after being offered a job at Ole Miss, and running backs coach Ryan Held received a salary increase of $100,000.

Future Husker Nash Hutmacher has set a South Dakota high school record in wrestling with his 50th consecutive pin. Visit www.HUSKERMAX.com for more.

In Loper action: The UNK basketball teams picked up wins over Northeastern State Saturday in Tahlequah. The men topped the Riverhawks 83-79, the women by a score of 69-46. The Loper men and women will host Washburn and Emporia State this weekend. The 4th ranked UNK wrestlers finished in 4th place at the National Duals in Kentucky. The Lopers open MIAA action at Central Missouri Thursday.

The Tri-City Storm saw their five game winning streak come to an end over the weekend, dropping a pair of games to Waterloo at the Viaero Center. The Storm will face the Blackhawks again tomorrow night in Iowa.

Basketball

—– Kearney High

Kearney Boys 57, Norfolk 46
Lincoln Southeast 79, Kearney Boys 65

Norfolk 53, Kearney Girls 47 (OT)
Kearney Girls 43, Lincoln Southeast 33

– Up Next – Friday vs. Lincoln Northeast
Saturday @ Millard West

—– Kearney Catholic

Grand Island Central Catholic 50, Kearney Catholic Boys 44
Kearney Catholic Boys 49, North Platte 36

Kearney Catholic Girls 56, Grand Island Central Catholic 48
North Platte 62, Kearney Catholic Girls 33

– Up Next – Tuesday @ Lexington
Thursday @ Broken Bow
Saturday vs. St. Cecilia

Wrestling

—– Kearney High 1st Place@ Lincoln Northstar Invite

– Up Next – Thursday @ North Platte
Saturday @ Lincoln Pius (HAC Tournament)

—– Kearney Catholic 11th Place @ High Plains Invite

– Up Next – Saturday @ Gibbon Invitational

Swimming & Diving

—– Kearney High

Boys: Kearney 344 Scottsbluff 153
Girls: Kearney 294 Scottsbluff 193

– Kearney Invite
Boys: 1st Place
Girls: 2nd Place

– Up Next – Tuesday Double Dual @ KHS
Friday/Saturday @ Lincoln High Invitational