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  1. Husker Hero Eager to See Stadium, Root for Big RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 |

    Following a brief overview of why Bennett earned such a high honor, the new "Citizen Hero" sat down in awe and asked a simple question: "Is this really true?" The answer is a resounding yes because officials credited Bennett's quick actions for helping to save the life of a critically injured woman when a passing vehicle struck her leg while she waited near her own broken down vehicle during a winter snowstorm in Omaha last December. Bennett's selfless efforts also helped save the life of a man who was in a medically induced coma for weeks following the accident.


  2. Three Huskers Taken in MLB DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 |

    Lincoln Three members of the 2017 Nebraska baseball team heard their names called on Wednesday during the MLB Draft, as juniors Jake Meyers, Luis Alvarado and Scott Schreiber were all picked. Meyers was the first to come off the board when the Houston Astros took the third-team All-American with the 16th pick of the 13th round and two picks later Alvarado was taken by Seattle Mariners.


  3. Swanda Taken in Fourth Round by AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 |

    Lincoln The Nebraska baseball team saw one member of its most recent signing class get drafted on Tuesday, as Des Moines, Iowa, native John Swanda was taken in the fourth round of the MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels. A product of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Swanda was recently named Iowa's 2016-17 Gatorade Player of the Year.


  4. Huskers Compete at Prairie Wolf Invite and DrakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 |

    A number of Nebraska track and field athletes competed at the Prairie Wolf Invitational at Nebraska Wesleyan's Woody Greeno Track and at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday. For the women, Catherine Mick won the women's pole vault with a clearance of 12-3 1/4 .


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