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JANUARY 17, 2020 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol Technical Crimes Division have arrested a Palisade man for child enticement by electronic device.

This morning, investigators served a search warrant at a residence at 110 N. Kerr St. in Palisade, in Hitchcock County. The investigation began after NSP received information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) that an individual at that address had received child pornography via Facebook in December 2019.

The occupant, James Hicks, 42, was arrested for child enticement by electronic device. He was lodged in Hitchcock County Jail. The investigation remains ongoing.

The NSP Technical Crimes Division is one of dozens of federally funded Internet Crimes and Children Task Forces throughout the country and works for the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Program to address child exploitation crimes.

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(NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested four people and seized marijuana, THC products, and fraudulent credit cards during three traffic stops on Interstate 80 Tuesday evening.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a Honda sedan fail to signal a turn while exiting I-80 at Kearney. During the traffic stop, the trooper detected clandestine activity and performed a search of the vehicle, revealing 15 pounds of marijuana and approximately $1,500.

The driver, Peter Blizzard, 43, of Redway, California, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of money during a felony drug violation. Blizzard was lodged in Buffalo County Jail.

At approximately 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed an eastbound Chevrolet Malibu speeding near Lexington at mile marker 242. During the traffic stop, a K9 from the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office detected the odor of a controlled substance. A search of the vehicle revealed 53 pounds of marijuana, 3 pounds of THC wax, and 300 THC vape cartridges.

The driver, Nathan Wessels, 24, of Lincoln, was arrested for possession of marijuana – more than one pound and possession with intent to deliver. He was lodged in Dawson County Jail.

At approximately 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, another trooper noticed a Range Rover speeding on I-80 at mile marker 305, near Alda. During the traffic stop, the trooper because suspicious of criminal activity. Troopers searched the vehicle and found multiple fraudulent credit cards, a forgery device, and marijuana.

The driver, Elliot Wills II, 27, of Chicago, Illinois, and passenger, Ahnaya Mosley, 21, of Santa Clarita, California, was arrested for criminal possession of a financial transaction device, possession of blank financial transaction devices, possession of a forgery device, unlawful manufacture of a financial transaction device, and possession of marijuana – less than an ounce. Both were lodged in Hall County Jail.

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Bassett, Neb. (June 3, 2019) – There’s a blond at the Nebraska high school rodeos who has made Gus Franzen’s rodeo go well. It’s not a buckle bunny, and she doesn’t speak. But in Franzen’s opinion, she’s the best around. It’s Sis, a nineteen-year-old palomino mare owned by Gus Franzen and purchased from Bill Manning. Franzen is a steer wrestler in the Nebraska High School Rodeo Association who leads the standings in his event. Franzen, who graduated from Kearney High School this month, bought the horse from Bill and Marj Manning. The Mannings have trained steer wrestling horses, and lent them to high school rodeo kids since 2000. A former steer wrestler himself, Bill knew a neighbor kid, who, in 2000, needed a steer wrestling horse but whose parents couldn’t afford one. So he and Marj bought a horse, trained it, and lent it to the youth. Then they bought another one, and another one, and more, training them and hauling them to high school rodeos for steer wrestlers to compete on. One of the biggest investments in rodeo is a cowboy’s equine partner, and the Mannings have made it possible for Nebraska high school steer wrestlers to compete on a good horse. Good horses can make the difference between average competition and winning, and that’s what Manning horses bring to the high school kids. Franzen started steer wrestling his sophomore year, borrowing a horse from a friend. But it wasn’t working well. The next year, Manning talked to him. “He offered to take me under his wing, practice with me, and I could ride his horses,” Franzen said. He took Bill up on his offer, and Franzen’s skills grew. His sophomore year, Franzen began riding Sis, the palomino mare. The mare and Gus “began clicking,” he said. “I’ve ridden her since then.” A few weeks ago, Franzen bought Sis from Manning and will ride her on a rodeo scholarship for collegiate competition at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant this fall. Getting help from Bill and Marj made all the difference for Franzen’s rodeo career, he said, enabling him to travel to other states for rodeo and earning him a college rodeo scholarship. “He’s helped my steer wrestling so much. I can say with confidence I would not be anywhere close to where I am today without them.” In addition to supplying horses, the Mannings keep steers at their place to practice with and host the boys at their ranch, also for practice. Manning attends many of the high school rodeos as well, hauling horses and hazing for the youth. Sis carried Franzen to a second place finish at the 2018 Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo in Hastings last year, and Marshall Still, of Oconto, to a championship at the Finals the same year. Dalton Kunkee and his brother Weston Kunkee, of Callaway, also ride a horse trained and owned by Manning. Jesse, a sorrel gelding, is their mount in the steer wrestling. Dalton, who will be a junior at Callaway High School this fall, began competing on Manning’s horse in eighth grade. Currently ranked fifteenth in the state standings, Kunkee had a rough start to his rodeo competition this year. “I was having a rocky start,” he said, “and that’s why I came to Bill’s to practice.” Bill put Dalton on Jesse, and it made a difference. “Just getting on Jesse the first time, it fixed everything. I was starting to catch my steers again, and it went together perfectly.” Kunkee realizes the value of having a well-trained, excellent horse to ride. “You’re not going to be successful till you have the right tools, and these horses are excellent. Just to be able to get on a good steer wrestling horse like Jesse, I will be grateful for. I can’t thank Bill and Marj enough.” The Mannings help college kids as well. One of their horses, Skip, is being ridden by Still, who competes for Mid-Plains Community College in McCook. Still has qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. this month. “Our main thing is,” Manning said, “we help mostly high school kids and first year college kids, to help them transition to college.” Out of eight consecutive runs at college rodeos, Skip never placed lower than third. The Mannings love to help kids and are known for their generosity. “They’re generous,” Kunkee said. “We all know they don’t have to do this.” They do it to give back, Bill said. He never owned a steer wrestling horse till he was 21 years old. “A lot of people helped me,” he said. The Mannings’ horses, plus about 150 high school youth competitors, will compete at the Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo in Hastings June 13-15. The rodeo, held at the Adams Co. Fairgrounds, takes place at 10 am and 6 pm on June 13-14 with the finals at 1 pm on June 15. Tickets are $7 for everyone ages six and older. For more information, visit AdamsCountyFairgrounds.com or hsrodeo-nebraska.com, or call 402.462.3247.





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First Central Bank Royals's Early Lead Over CrossFit McCook White Sox Sets Stage For Victory

First Central Bank Royals grabbed an early lead on its way to an 8-3 victory over CrossFit McCook White Sox on Sunday. First Central Bank Royals took the lead on a walk in the first inning.

Kycen Bradley led things off on the mound for First Central Bank Royals. He went one inning, allowing one run on one hit, striking out three and walking one. Jude Schmick was on the hill for CrossFit McCook White Sox. He surrendered eight runs on five hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out five. Trey Tiller threw one and one-third innings in relief. Beckett Heskett led First Central Bank Royals with two hits in two at bats. First Central Bank Royals was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Cole Walter had the most chances in the field with three.

Schmick went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead CrossFit McCook White Sox in hits. CrossFit McCook White Sox stole six bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Tiller led the way with two.

 

Mets Grabs Lead In Fourth Inning For Victory Over Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals

Mets took the lead late in the game in a 6-3 victory over Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals on Sunday. The game was tied at three with Mets batting in the bottom of the fourth when Gabe Roberts singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals got on the board in the first inning. Bryson Gullionsingled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

Mets took the lead for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Landon Kmoch tripled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run and Noah Mashek grounded out, scoring two runs. Kmoch led things off on the hill for Mets. He went three innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out seven and walking zero. Gullion was on the pitcher's mound for Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals. He went five innings, allowing six runs on five hits, striking out 13 and walking zero. Tristan Campbell led Mets with two hits in two at bats. Mets was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Campbell had the most chances in the field with seven. Mets tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Mashek led the way with three. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals totaled seven hits. Cason Waugh and Gullion each managed multiple hits for Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals didn't commit a single error in the field. Waugh had the most chances in the field with 13.

 

Despite Fewer Hits, Mets Beats Team Pollmann Pirates

Both pitching staffs had their hands full on Sunday in a high-scoring affair where Mets bested Team Pollmann Pirates, 10-7. Despite the loss, Team Pollmann Pirates did collect seven hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Mets had six hits on the way to victory. Team Pollmann Pirates captured the lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for Team Pollmann Pirates.

Mets took the lead for good with seven runs in the second inning. In the second Noah Mashek drew a walk, scoring one run, Gage Brinkman doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, and Brenden Hedrick drew a walk, scoring one run.  Team Pollmann Pirates notched three runs in the fourth inning. Coleman Chism and Jadyn Foxall contributed in the big inning with RBIs. Landon Kmoch was on the mound for Mets. He allowed two hits and three runs over one and one-third innings, striking out four and walking zero. Quentin Terry was on the hill for Team Pollmann Pirates. He went one inning, allowing one run on one hit, striking out two and walking zero. Miles Pollman, Chism, and Trenton Raile each contributed in relief for Team Pollmann PiratesTerry went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Team Pollmann Pirates in hits. Team Pollmann Pirates didn't commit a single error in the field. Terry had three chances in the field, the most on the team. Team Pollmann Pirates stole 13 bases during the game as four players stole more than one. Pollman led the way with four. Mets tallied six hits in the game. Brinkman and Ethan Schmidt each had multiple hits for Mets. Schmidt led Mets with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with five stolen bases.





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Oklahoma City, Okla. – The Nebraska baseball team (32-24) fell to UConn, 16-1, in an NCAA Regional elimination game at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Sunday afternoon.

The Huskers, making their fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in the last six years, saw their 2019 season come to an end after going 1-2 at the Oklahoma City Regional. It marked Nebraska’s 16th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history, and 13th appearance in the last 21 years.

Senior right-hander Reece Eddins, making his 13th start of the season, went 4.1 innings and recorded four strikeouts. Nebraska saw relief outings from Shay Schanaman, Max Schreiber, Mike Waldron, Ethan Frazier, Chad Luensmann, Ben Klenke and Kyle Perry.

In the opening frame, UConn scored one run on two hits and left two runners stranded to take the early lead. The Huskers went down in order in the bottom of the first inning.

The Huskies added a run in the top of the second, as Kyler Fedko hit a solo home run. UConn left one runner stranded, but took a 2-0 lead. Angelo Altavilla managed Nebraska’s first hit of the game with his single in the bottom of the second, but he was left on base.

UConn’s first two batters in the top of the third each singled and advanced to second and third via sacrifice bunt. A strikeout-throw out play ended the inning. NU was retired in order in the bottom of the third.

In the top of the fourth, Connecticut added one run to build a 3-0 advantage. The Huskies had a one-out triple before a bunt single brought in the runner from third. Nebraska scored one run in the bottom of the fourth. Aaron Palensky hit a one-out single before advancing to second on a wild pitch. Spencer Schwellenbach drew a walk to put two runners on. Altavilla drove in Palensky with an RBI single before a double play ended the inning.

UConn scored one run in the top of the fifth to take a 4-1 lead. The Huskies managed two hits during the frame to extend its advantage. NU went down 1-2-3 in the bottom of the fifth.

Connecticut tacked on another run in the top of the sixth to build a 5-1 lead. UConn left two runners on base during the inning. In the bottom of the sixth, the Huskers were retired in order.

The Huskies had one baserunner via walk in the top of the seventh, but left him stranded as the score remained 5-1. For the third consecutive inning, all three Husker batters were retired.

UConn added four runs on four hits in the top of the eighth to take a 9-1 lead. In the bottom of the eighth, Alex Henwood and Mojo Hagge each singled, but were left on base as each of the other three Husker batters flied out.

In the top of the ninth, the Huskies scored seven runs on six hits to extend their lead to 16-1. NU was retired in order with a strikeout and two flyouts.





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Oklahoma City, Okla. – Leading 5-2 after eight innings, Nebraska (32-23) allowed four runs in the top of the ninth as No. 9 Oklahoma State escaped with a 6-5 win in NCAA Regional action at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Saturday night. Trevor Boone hit the go-ahead three-run home run for the Cowboys.

Senior right-handed pitcher Matt Waldron, making his 14th start of the season, recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in 7.2 innings and allowed two runs. It marked the first time a Husker pitcher had more than 10 strikeouts in a game since 2010 when Michael Mariot had 12 against Southeast Missouri State. Shay Schanaman and Colby Gomes each came on for relief appearances for the Big Red.

In the opening frame, Oklahoma State left the bases loaded without scoring. The first two batters each singled before a one-out error loaded the bases. Waldron got out of the jam with a strikeout and flyout. Nebraska plated three runs in the bottom of the first, as each of the first five batters reached base. Jaxon Hallmark and Cam Chick delivered back-to-back base hits before Aaron Palensky crushed a home run to left field. Spencer Schwellenbach was hit-by-pitch and advanced to second on Angelo Altavilla’s single. They made it to second and third on a double steal, but three consecutive outs left them stranded.

The Cowboys managed two baserunners in the top of the second, but left both on base in a scoreless frame. Hallmark hit a one-out single before Chick walked in the bottom of the second, but both runners were left stranded as the score remained 3-0.

Waldron struck out the side on 11 pitches in the top of the third. NU added two runs in the bottom of the third to take a 5-0 lead. Altavilla drew a leadoff walk before Gunner Hellstrom singled. They each advanced a base via wild pitch before Gomes drove them both in with a two-RBI single.

Waldron added two strikeouts in a scoreless top of the fourth, as the Cowboys managed one hit in the inning. OSU’s pitcher struck out the side in the bottom of the fourth.

The Huskers held the Cowboys scoreless in the top of the fifth despite a runner getting to third base. Altavilla made a catch in the stands on a foul-out for the second out before Acker’s diving catch to end the inning. NU went down in order in the bottom of the fifth.

In the top of the sixth, Carson McCusker hit a solo home run for Oklahoma State’s first run of the game. It cut the Husker lead to 5-1. The Huskers were retired in order in the bottom of the sixth.

OSU went down in order in the top of the seventh, as Waldron picked up his 10th strikeout of the game. In the bottom of the seventh, NU went down 1-2-3 again.

Oklahoma State scored one run on three hits in the top of the eighth, but left two runners stranded. It cut the deficit to 5-2. In the bottom of the eighth, Hellstrom managed a single, but was left on base.

In the top of the ninth, the Cowboys scored four runs to take their first lead of the game. OSU put two runners on with one out before a flyout advanced the lead runner to third. An RBI single put one run on the board before Boone’s three-run shot to left field. The Huskers went down in order in the bottom of the ninth.

The Huskers face UConn in an elimination game on Sunday at noon (CT). The winner advances to play No. 9 Oklahoma State on Sunday at 5 p.m.





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Oklahoma City, Okla. – The Nebraska baseball team (32-22) compiled 13 hits and used a four-run third inning to defeat UConn, 8-5, in the opening game of the NCAA Oklahoma City Regional at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Friday afternoon. It marked the first time since 2008 that Nebraska won its first game of the NCAA Tournament, and the first time since 2014 the Huskers won any NCAA Tournament game.

Senior left-handed pitcher Nate Fisher, making his 15th start of the season, went 4.2 innings and allowed five runs. Robbie Palkert earned the win by throwing 3.1 scoreless innings and recorded four strikeouts. Colby Gomes earned his team-high 13th save of the season, putting him in a tie for third on Nebraska’s single-season saves list with Jake Hohensee (2018), Chad Luensmann (2016) and Brett Jensen (2006).

In the top of the first, Cam Chick reached on a one-out error, but a strikeout and fielder’s choice ended the inning. In the bottom of the first, UConn plated two runs on three hits to take the early lead. Each of the first two batters singled before a bunt pop-up double play. Pat Winkel hit a two-run home run to put the Huskies on the board.

Angelo Altavilla smashed a leadoff home run in the top of the second for NU’s first run of the game. Each of the next three Husker batters produced outs. In the bottom of the second, Connecticut added two runs to take a 4-1 lead, using three hits in the frame.

Nebraska scored four runs in the top of the third to take a 5-4 lead. Each of the first six batters reached base, as Gomes, Jaxon Hallmark and Cam Chick each singled before Aaron Palensky walked to load the bases. Spencer Schwellenbach drove in one run with an RBI single before Altavilla did the same. A double play and strikeout left one runner on base. The Huskies managed two hits during the bottom of the third, but couldn’t score either runner.

In the top of the fourth, Mojo Hagge reached on a leadoff bunt single, but was left stranded after three consecutive strikeouts. UConn managed a pair of hits in the bottom of the fourth, but the score remained a 5-4 lead for the Big Red.

NU scored one run in the top of the fifth to extend its lead to 6-4. Schwellenbach reached on a one-out walk before advancing to second on a wild pitch. Gunner Hellstrom drove him in with an RBI single. The Huskies scored one run in the bottom of the fifth to trim the deficit to 6-5. UConn compiled three hits during the frame.

The Huskers added a run in the top of the sixth to make it 7-5. Hagge drew a leadoff walk and advanced to second on a wild pitch before stealing third. Chick was hit-by-pitch to put runners on the corners before Palensky’s RBI single. Schwellenbach walked to load the bases but a strikeout ended the inning. In the bottom of the sixth, UConn managed a pair of two-out singles and the runners made it to second and third before a groundout left them stranded.

In the top of the seventh, Hellstrom singled, but was left on base after three straight strikeouts. Connecticut had two baserunners in the bottom of the seventh via base hits, but they were both left stranded in a scoreless inning for the Huskies.

The Huskers went down in order in the top of the eighth. UConn left a runner stranded on third after he hit a one-out double in the bottom of the eighth.

NU added an insurance run in the top of the ninth. Schwellenbach laced a leadoff single before advancing to second on Hellstrom’s one-out single. Joe Acker smacked an RBI double to drive in one run before back-to-back outs ended the inning. UConn managed one hit in a scoreless bottom of the ninth.

The Huskers will play on Saturday at 7 p.m. (CT) against No. 9 Oklahoma State.





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Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats's Early Lead Over Parker Scrappers Sets Stage For Victory

 Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats defeated Parker Scrappers 14-4 thanks to a strong start. Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats scored on a single by Asher Wilson, a double by Spencer Snyder, and a double by Hayden Uerling in the first inning. Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats notched seven runs in the third inning. Grady Lentz and Wilson all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. Wilson led things off on the hill for Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats. He allowed one hit and one run over two innings, striking out four. Blake Steinmetz was on the pitcher's mound for Parker Scrappers. He lasted two and a third innings, allowing four hits and eight runs while striking out five. Caleb Tucker threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen. Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats tallied eight hits. Wilson, Uerling, and Snyder each managed multiple hits for Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats. Wilson led Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats with three hits in three at bats. Pinnacle Bank Mud Cats tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Dorian Bussard led the way with two. Parker Scrappers stole 13 bases during the game as four players stole more than one. Steinmetz led the way with four.

My Family Vision Clinic Lug Nuts Grabs Lead In Third Inning For Victory Over Mac's Drive In Marauders

 My Family Vision Clinic Lug Nuts took the lead late and defeated Mac's Drive In Marauders 3-2 on Friday. The game was tied at two with My Family Vision Clinic Lug Nuts batting in the bottom of the third when Kooper Rakes singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. The pitching was strong on both sides. My Family Vision Clinic Lug Nuts pitchers struck out 11, while Mac's Drive In Marauders pitchers sat down seven. In the first inning, Mac's Drive In Marauders got their offense started when Bo Schlegel tripled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. Rakes toed the rubber for My Family Vision Clinic Lug Nuts. He lasted two innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out six. Elijah Smith was on the mound for Mac's Drive In Marauders. He allowed one hit and zero runs over two innings, striking out four. Cruz McCarty threw one inning out of the bullpen. Rakes went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead My Family Vision Clinic Lug Nuts in hits. My Family Vision Clinic Lug Nuts didn't commit a single error in the field. Wyatt Benes had six chances in the field, the most on the team. Schlegel led Mac's Drive In Marauders with two hits in two at bats. Mac's Drive In Marauders was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Vince Mashek made the most plays with seven. Mac's Drive In Marauders tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Tad Puckett, Jr led the way with three.





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Husker fans interested in being at Memorial Stadium for Nebraska’s outstanding 2019 home schedule can purchase season tickets beginning on Monday, June 3 at 10 a.m. CT. A limited number of season tickets remain following this month’s Seat Yourself Process. The 2019 home schedule at Memorial Stadium is one of the best in recent years, featuring games against Big Ten Champion Ohio State, and West Division rivals Iowa, Northwestern and Wisconsin. Fans interested in purchasing season tickets may do so at Huskers.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-8-BIG RED. The remaining seats are located in various locations around Memorial Stadium and the majority of them are at lower donation levels, beginning at $150 per seat. Season tickets for the 2019 football season are $420 for a seven-game ticket package, or $60 per game. Season ticket holders receive the benefit of more than a 20 percent cost savings versus the price of single-game tickets. New season ticket buyers will pay for their tickets and donation at the time of purchase.





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First Central Bank Royals Drops Game To Mets After Late Score

First Central Bank Royals stayed in it until the end, but Mets pulled away late in a 6-5 victory on Thursday. Mets was down 4-3 in the top of the third inning when Ryan Hixon drew a walk, scoring one run. First Central Bank Royals lost despite out-hitting Mets five to four. First Central Bank Royals took an early lead in the first inning when Landon Kmoch threw a wild pitch allowing one run across the plate for First Central Bank Royals. Mets knotted the game up at two in the top of the second inning, when Mets scored one run on a stolen base. Kmoch led things off on the mound for Mets. He allowed three hits and four runs over one and two-thirds innings, striking out four. Nathan Haddix started the game for First Central Bank Royals. He went one inning, allowing one run on one hit, striking out one and walking one. Jalen Collicott, Brody Graham, and Beckett Heskett each contributed in relief for First Central Bank Royals. First Central Bank Royals smacked one home run on the day. Collicott went yard in the fourth inning. Reid Loop led First Central Bank Royals with two hits in two at bats. First Central Bank Royals was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Cole Walter had the most chances in the field with four. Kmoch went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Mets in hits. Mets stole eight bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Tristan Campbell led the way with two.


Early Lead For Team Pollmann Pirates Sets Stage For Victory Over Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals

Team Pollmann Pirates secured the victory thanks to six runs in the third inning. Team Pollmann Pirates offense in the inning was led by Fox, Quentin Terry, and Miles Pollman, who each had RBIs in the inning. An early lead helped Team Pollmann Pirates defeat Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals 10-3 on Thursday. Team Pollmann Pirates scored on a groundout by Carter Hartwell and a walk by Jadyn Fox in the first inning.  After Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals scored one run in the top of the fourth, Team Pollmann Pirates answered with one of their own. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals scored when Jakob Wagner drew a walk, scoring one run. Team Pollmann Pirates then answered when Caiden Hanson drew a walk, scoring one run.  Team Pollmann Pirates scored six runs in the third inning. The offensive firepower by Team Pollmann Pirates was led by Fox, Terry, and Pollman, all driving in runs in the frame.  Terry got the start for Team Pollmann Pirates. He lasted two innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out six. Josiah Wilkinson was on the mound for Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals. He surrendered eight runs on nine hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out six. Jackson Siegfried threw one inning out of the bullpen.  Team Pollmann Pirates hit one home run on the day. Terry put one out in the second inning.  Team Pollmann Pirates racked up 12 hits in the game. Pollman, Terry, and Fox all had multiple hits for Team Pollmann Pirates. Terry and Pollman all had three hits to lead Team Pollmann Pirates. Team Pollmann Pirates stole five bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Pollman led the way with two.  Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Cardinals tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Reese Gillespie led the way with two. 

 

Tight Contest Between Team Pollmann Pirates And First Central Bank Royals Ends In A Tie

 A single in the fourth inning helped First Central Bank Royals battle to a 7-7 tie with Team Pollmann Pirates on Thursday. Team Pollmann Pirates opened up an early lead in the first inning when Jayden Loghry drew a walk, scoring one run. In the top of the fourth inning, First Central Bank Royals tied things up at seven when Brody Graham singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs. Team Pollmann Pirates tallied four runs in the second inning. The offensive firepower by Team Pollmann Pirates was led by Trenton Raile, Carter Hartwell, and Coleman Chism, all driving in runs in the frame. Team Pollmann Pirates launched one home run on the day. Quentin Terry went deep in the first inning. Raile, Chism, Terry, Hartwell, and Miles Pollman each managed one hit to lead Team Pollmann Pirates. Team Pollmann Pirates tore up the base paths, as five players stole at least two bases. Pollman led the way with three. First Central Bank Royals scattered eight hits in the game. Reid Loop, Nathan Haddix, and Graham all had multiple hits for First Central Bank Royals. First Central Bank Royals was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Cole Walter had the most chances in the field with one. Haddix led First Central Bank Royals with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with eight stolen bases.

 





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The U.S. Women's National Team returns to Lincoln next week for the FIVB Volleyball Nations League where it will host No. 9 Korea on June 4, No. 13 Germany on June 5 and No. 4 Brazil on June 6 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. All session tickets are available through TicketMaster by clicking here. Matches are available for viewing through FloVolleyball. Three former Huskers - Mikaela Foecke, Jordan Larson and Kelsey Robinson - will be on the 14-player roster next week. Foecke competed with Team USA in the opening week in Bulgaria, as they went 3-0. Larson and Robinson were part of the inaugural VNL championship squad last year. The U.S. is 5-1 after two weeks of competition. A unique ticket opportunity for the event includes a Team USA Meet-and-Greet for $250 (plus taxes and fees, no refunds) on June 2 from 3-4 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. In addition to the meet-and-greet, the plan includes a chalk talk with head coach Karch Kiraly, a greeting from Jordan Larson, an autograph session with all the U.S. Women in Lincoln for the matches, a chance to watch the U.S. Women practice the afternoon of June 2 immediately after the meet-and-greet, a mini volleyball and an event program. The VNL, a 16-country league, is in its second season after replacing the FIVB World Grand Prix starting in 2018. The VNL, a joint venture between the FIVB and IMG, serves as the premier annual international women’s tournament. The VNL comprises 12 core teams and four challenger teams who will compete in a round-robin format. Each country will play 15 pool play matches with each core country hosting at least one round-robin pod. China, hosts of the VNL Final Six July 3-7, will face the top five teams after the preliminary round with the $1 million prize at stake.

FIVB Volleyball Nations League Schedule
Pinnacle Bank Arena
(All match times are Central Time)

Tuesday, June 4
Brazil vs. Germany, 4:30 p.m.
USA vs. Korea, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 5
Korea vs. Brazil, 4:30 p.m.
USA vs. Germany, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 6
Germany vs. Korea, 4:30 p.m.
USA vs. Brazil, 7:30 p.m.





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Kickoff times and television information for five 2019 Nebraska football games have been set, including four home games at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska’s season opener against South Alabama on Aug. 31 will kick off at 11 a.m., with television coverage provided by ESPN. A week later, Nebraska will travel to Boulder for a matchup against long-time Big Eight and Big 12 rival Colorado. The matchup with the Buffs from Folsom Field will be televised nationally on FOX with kickoff set for 2:30 p.m. CT (1:30 p.m. MT). Nebraska returns home on Sept. 14 to complete non-conference play against Northern Illinois at Memorial Stadium with the game set for a 7 p.m. kickoff with television coverage on FS1. The Huskers also learned kickoff times for Big Ten Conference games against Northwestern (Oct. 5) and Iowa (Nov. 29). The Homecoming matchup against Northwestern will kick off at either 2:30 or 3 p.m., with the network determination to be made at a later date. Nebraska’s traditional Black Friday game against Iowa is set for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff with coverage on BTN. Game times and television information for Nebraska’s remaining seven games on the 2019 schedule will be made six-to-12 days in advance.

 

Nebraska 2019 Game Times/TV Information

 Aug. 31—South Alabama at Nebraska, ESPN, 11 a.m. CT
Sept. 7—Nebraska at Colorado, FOX, 2:30 p.m. CT (1:30 p.m. MT)
Sept. 14—Northern Illinois at Nebraska, FS1, 7 p.m. CT
Oct. 5—Northwestern at Nebraska, TBA, 2:30/3 p.m. CT (Homecoming)
Nov. 29—Iowa at Nebraska, BTN, 1:30 p.m. CT

 





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