KGFW Sports – NU Updates, Wins for UNK and HC Football and High School Post Season Info

KGFW Sports – NU Updates, Wins for UNK and HC Football and High School Post Season Info

The Nebraska football team takes on Big Ten West Division Leader Northwestern this Saturday in Evanston, Illinois. The Wildcats improved to 2-0 on the season Saturday with a 21-20 win at Iowa. The Huskers and Wildcats will kickoff Saturday morning at 11:00.

In Husker recruiting news:

Jailen Weaver, a 6-foot-8 220-pound defensive end from California, announced his commitment to the Huskers this past weekend. A three star prospect, 247Sports Composite lists him as the 48th best weak-side defensive end in the nation. He choose Nebraska over his other two finalists Indiana and Tennessee. Weaver is commit No. 20 for Nebraska in the 2021 recruiting cycle, adding to a class that now ranks 20th nationally per the 247Sports Composite.

Chris Kolarevic, a 6-foot-1 230-pound inside linebacker from Northern Iowa, announced he’ll join the Huskers next semester as a graduate transfer with two years of eligibility.

The Huskers also added a pair of walk-ons to the 2021 class over the weekend. They received a verbal commitment from Creighton Prep defensive back AJ Collins, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound defensive back. 6-foot-3, 285-pound offensive lineman Weston Reiman from Weeping Water will also be walking on at Nebraska. They are the third and fourth known members of the Huskers’ 2021 walk-on class.

One other Husker football related note: Former Husker Tristan Gebbia has been named Oregon State’s starter at quarterback. The Beavers open their season with a home game against Washington State Saturday.

In Nebraska men’s basketball news:

The Huskers will host Georgia Tech in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 9th. This is the second straight year that the Huskers and Yellow Jackets have squared off. It’s also the Huskers’ first ACC/Big Ten Challenge home game since 2017. Nebraska is 5-4 all-time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge since joining the Conference in 2011-12, and is one of just three Big Ten programs with a winning record.

The Nebraska and Kansas State men’s basketball programs have agreed to delay the start of the three-year non-conference series between the two programs that was scheduled to begin this December. The three-year series will now begin on December 19th, 2021, at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln with future contests set for T-Mobile Arena in Kansas City (Dec. 17th, 2022) and Manhattan (2023-24).

The UNK football team topped Pittsburg State, 31-26, Saturday afternoon in Kansas. The win snaps the Lopers 12-game, 37-year losing streak to the Gorillas. The Lopers last win over Pitt came back in 1983, 27-13. The UNK football team will host former RMAC rival Chadron State this Saturday, kickoff is at 3:00.

The Hastings College football team snapped a four game losing streak Saturday with a 34-7 win at the University of Jamestown. The Broncos final home game is this Saturday when they host Northwestern College, kickoff will be at 1:00. The Hastings College volleyball team was edged at Briar Cliff in five sets Saturday. The Lady Broncos host Concordia tomorrow night at 7:30.

The Tri-City Storm closed their preseason schedule with a 9-0 shutout win over Lincoln Saturday night at the Viaero Center. Finishing with a perfect 6-0 mark in “Corn Cup” play, the Storm opens the regular season this Friday with a road game against the Des Moines Buccaneers. The Storm’s home opener is Saturday, November 14th when they host the Lincoln Stars. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05pm.

Volleyball District Finals (Saturday):

– C1-3 District Final @ Aurora
– Kearney Catholic (#3) def. Malcolm (#14) – 3-0

– C1-7 District Final @ Kearney High
– Lincoln Lutheran (#7) def. Ogallala (#10) – 3-1
– D1-1 District Final @ Kearney High
– Pleasanton (#1) def. Anselmo-Merna (#16) – 3-0
– C1-6 District Final @ Kearney High
– Syracuse (#6) def. Sidney (#11) – 3-2

– B-4 District Final @ Elkhorn
– Elkhorn (#4) def. Lexington (#13) – 3-0
– B-7 District Final @ Aurora
– Aurora (#7) def. Gering (#10) – 3-1
– B-8 District Final @ Northwest
– Northwest (#8) def. Seward (#9) – 3-0

– C1-2 District Final @ Minden
– St. Paul (#2) def. Gothenburg (#15) – 3-0
– C1-4 District Final @ GICC
– Adams Central (#13) def. GICC (#4) – 3-1
– C1-8 District Final @ Boone Central
– Broken Bow (#8) def. Oakland-Craig (#9) – 3-0

– C2-3 District Final @ Ogallala
– Overton (#3) def. Gordon-Rushville (#14) – 3-0

– D1-7 District Final @ TBA
– Amherst (#7) def. North Platte St. Patrick’s (#10) – 3-0
– D1-8 District Final @ Centennial
– Johnson-Brock (#8) def. Kenesaw (#9) – 3-0

– D2-4 District Final @ Thayer Central
– Falls City Sacred Heart (#4) def. Franklin (#13) – 3-0
– D2-6 District Final @ Hastings
– Nebraska Christian (#11) def. Bertrand (#6) – 3-1

2020 NSAA Volleyball State Tournament
(All Matches at Pinnacle Bank Arena)

Class A
Wednesday’s matches
#1 Elkhorn South (27-1) vs. #8 North Platte (21-11), 7 :00 p.m.
#4 Papillion-La Vista (21-9) vs. #5 Lincoln Southwest (21-9), to follow
#2 Papillion-La Vista South (27-5) vs. #7 Bellevue West (19-12), 7 :00 p.m.
#3 Lincoln Pius X (23-4) vs. #6 Millard West (22-8), to follow

Class B
Wednesday’s matches
#1 Omaha Skutt (32-1) vs. #8 Northwest (16-15), 9:00 a.m.
#4 Waverly (22-6) vs. #5 Ashland-Greenwood (23-6), to follow
#2 Norris (27-4) vs. #7 Aurora (22-12), 9:00 a.m.
#3 Elkhorn (22-9) vs. #6 York (27-8), to follow

Class C-1
Wednesday’s matches
#1 Wahoo (32-0) vs. #8 Adams Central (22-11), 2:00 p.m.
#4 Syracuse (22-1) vs. #5 Columbus Lakeview (28-5), to follow
#2 St. Paul (32-0) vs. #7 Broken Bow (29-4), 2:00 p.m.
#3 Kearney Catholic (30-5) vs. #6 Lincoln Lutheran (29-6), to follow

Class C-2
Thursday’s matches
#1 Lutheran High Northeast (33-1) vs. #8 Centennial (22-11), 7 :00 p.m.
#4 Clarkson/Leigh (21-7) vs. #5 Howells-Dodge (25-4), to follow
#2 Overton (26-2) vs. #7 Guardian Angels CC (16-10), 7 :00 p.m.
#3 Norfolk Catholic (23-7) vs. #6 Superior (19-6), to follow

Class D-1
Thursday’s matches
#1 Pleasanton (30-0) vs. #8 Johnson-Brock (20-11), 2:00 p.m.
#4 Mead (23-6) vs. #5 South Platte (26-4), to follow
#2 BDS (28-3) vs. #7 Hartington CC (17-13), 2:00 p.m.
#3 Archbishop Bergan (24-10) vs. #6 Amherst (20-10), to follow

Class D-2
Thursday’s matches
#1 Diller-Odell (30-1) vs. #8 Nebraska Christian (18-8), 9:00 a.m.
#4 Falls City SH (25-6) vs. #5 Humphrey SF (26-2), to follow
#2 CWC (31-1) vs. #7 Wynot (18-4), 9:00 a.m.
#3 Maywood-Hayes Center (28-0) vs. #6 Mullen (28-5), to follow

– High School Football Playoff Results Schedules:

– Class A
#1 Bellevue West 45, #17 Lincoln Southwest 13
#9 Kearney 30, #8 Gretna 28
#5 Elkhorn South 44, #12 Fremont 0
#4 Lincoln SE 31, #13 Columbus 7
#3 Millard South 21, #14 Millard West 7
#6 Creighton Prep 28, #11 Millard North 17
#7 Lincoln East 42, #10 North Platte 0
#2 Omaha Westside 45, #15 Grand Island 3
– Friday
#9 Kearney @ #1 Bellevue West
#5 Elkhorn South @ #4 Lincoln Southeast
#6 Creighton Prep @ #3 Millard South
#7 Lincoln East @ #2 Omaha Westside

– Class B
#1 Bennington 52, #16 Seward 26
#8 Plattsmouth 13, #9 McCook 9
#5 Aurora 54, #12 Scottsbluff 3
#4 Norris 35, #13 Beatrice 27
#3 Elkhorn 53, #14 Omaha Gross 7
#6 Waverly 42, #11 Blair 8
#10 GINW 27, #7 Omaha Skutt 20
#2 Hastings 47, #15 Omaha Roncalli 21
– Friday
#8 Plattsmouth @ #1 Bennington
#5 Aurora @ #4 Norris
#6 Waverly @ #3 Elkhorn
#2 Hastings @ #10 GINW

– Class C-1
#1 Ashland-Greenwood 24, #16 Logan View/Scribner-Snyder 7
#8 Adams Central 31, #9 Wayne 13
#5 Auburn 37, #12 Battle Creek 15
#4 Kearney Catholic 41, #13 Chadron 0
#3 St. Paul 48, #14 Cozad 0
#6 Lincoln Christian 27, #11 Gothenburg 24 OT
#7 Wahoo 34, #10 Mitchell 14
#2 Pierce 42, #15 West Point-Beemer 21
– Friday
#8 Adams Central @ #1 Ashland-Greenwood
#5 Auburn @ #4 Kearney Catholic – 6:00
#6 Lincoln Christian @ #3 St. Paul
#7 Wahoo @ #2 Pierce

– Class C-2
#1 Archbishop Bergan 55, #16 Lincoln Lutheran 15
#8 Sutton 30, #9 North Platte St. Patrick’s 6
#5 Wilber-Clatonia 46, #12 GICC 33
#4 Yutan 57, #13 Centura 12
#3 Oakland-Craig 44, #14 Crofton 14
#11 Hartington Cedar Catholic 21, #6 Bridgeport 0
#10 David City Aquinas 27, #7 Norfolk Catholic 10
#2 Ord 38, #15 Bishop Neumann 14
– Friday
#8 Sutton @ #1 Archbishop Bergan
#5 Wilber-Clatonia @ #4 Yutan
#3 Oakland-Craig @ #11 Hartington Cedar Catholic
#2 Ord @ #10 David City Aquinas

– Class D-1 (Eight Man)
#1 Tri-County 42, #16 Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 12
#9 Weeping Water 36, #8 Norfolk Lutheran Northeast 32
#5 Stanton 56, #12 Arcadia-Loup City 14
#4 Dundy County-Stratton 48, #13 Nebraska City Lourdes 30
#3 Burwell 50, #14 Howells-Dodge 14
#6 Neligh-Oakdale 72, #11 Hi-Line 50
#7 Elm Creek 24, #10 Nebraska Christian 22
#2 Cross County 54, #15 Cambridge 16
– Friday
#9 Weeping Water @ #1 Tri-County
#5 Stanton @ #4 Dundy County-Stratton
#6 Neligh-Oakdale @ #3 Burwell
#7 Elm Creek @ #2 Cross County

– Class D-2 (Eight Man)
#1 Falls City Sacred Heart 54, #16 Creighton 28
#9 Osceola 50, #8 Humphrey St. Francis 46
#5 Sandhills/Thedford 60, #12 Loomis 16
#13 Pleasanton 46, #4 Wynot 30
#3 Central Valley 79, #14 Medicine Valley 42
#6 St. Mary’s 34, #11 Bloomfield 24
#10 Kenesaw 64, #7 Allen 20
#2 BDS 50, #15 Ansley-Litchfield 28
– Friday
#9 Osceola @ #1 Falls City Sacred Heart
#5 Sandhills/Thedford @ #13 Pleasanton – 6:00
#6 St. Mary’s @ #3 Central Valley
#10 Kenesaw @ #2 BDS

– Six Man
#1 Arthur County 55, #16 Pawnee City 8
#8 Creek Valley 40, #9 Spalding Academy 16
#5 Red Cloud 50, #12 Dorchester 36
#4 Sterling 54, #13 Southwest 6
#3 McCool Junction 83, #14 Lincoln Parkview 24
#6 Paxton 44, #11 SEM 38 OT
#7 Cody-Kilgore 30, #10 Stuart 0
#2 Potter-Dix 66, #15 Wallace 34
– Friday
#8 Creek Valley @ #1 Arthur County
#5 Red Cloud @ #4 Sterling
#6 Paxton @ #3 McCool Junction
#7 Cody-Kilgore @ #2 Potter-Dix