The North Platte Bulldogs jumped on top with a 5-minute opening drive resulting in a KiJana Owens one-yard touchdown run and never looked back in a 38-7 win over Columbus to open the season. Owens ran for three touchdowns on the night. Cole Joneson tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Brendan Folk and Marcos Reyes, and Kort Steele drilled a 33-yard field goal to complete the scoring for the Bulldogs. Take a listen to the sounds of the game from the season opener… [Read more…]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night.
The game was called with 3 minutes, 50 seconds remaining after thunder rumbled and lightning streaked across the sky. [Read more…]
The North Platte Community College Lady Knights started the McCook Community College off right by going 3-0 on the first day. They defeated Dodge City Community College 25-23,25-15,25-19, Trinidad State Junior College, 25-17,25-15,25-23, and Lamar Community College, 27-25,25-15,25-21.
The win against Dodge City was Lady Knights head coach Alexa Hopping’s first win. [Read more…]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Josh Harrison singled home Francisco Cervelli with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh bullpen continued its hot streak in the Pirates’ 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Gregory Polanco had three hits, drove in an insurance run and preserved a tie by throwing out Jose Reyes of the Rockies at the plate from right field to end the top of the eighth. [Read more…]
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kendrys Morales hit his 15th homer, Edinson Volquez pitched into the seventh inning and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Friday night.
Morales put the Royals up 3-1 with a two-run shot in the third off Erasmo Ramirez (10-5) that struck an overhanging catwalk. [Read more…]
The Lady Knights will start play against Dodge City (Kans.) Community College Lady Conquistadors at 1 pm on Friday. The Lady Conquistadors are 1-4 on the season. [Read more…]
The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend.
The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Canyon at Noon and Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Each team will play three matches in the round-robin tournament. [Read more…]