Local Sports 11-29-2018

BRONCOS > The Hastings College Men’s Basketball team defeated Midland University yesterday, 64-60. Bart Hiscock led the way with 17 points on 6 of 12 shooting for the Broncos. Kevin miller also added in 12 points, along with Zach Kitten who scored 11 points. The Broncos improve to 8-2 on the season and 4-1 in the GPAC.

The Hastings College Women’s Basketball team also beat Midland University yesterday by the score of 70-65. The Broncos had a strong 2nd and third quarter outscoring the Warriors by 9 points in the two quarters. Shandra Farmer scored 17 points for the Broncos on 6 of 10 shooting. Emma Grenfell and Mackenzie Willicott added 16 points each for Hastings College. The Broncos improve to 7-3 on the season and 3-2 in the GPAC. Both the men’s and women’s team will play against Morningside College at home on Saturday.

The Hastings College Volleyball team defeated Trinity Christian College yesterday in straight sets in pool play at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship. They won 26-24, 25-17, and 25-21 in the three sets. The Broncos continue pool play today with a noon game against Missouri Baptist University. The top two teams in each pool will advance to the round of 16.

HUSKERS > Stanley Morgan Jr. earned second-team All-Big Ten honors yesterday from both the coaches and media panel. Morgan set a Nebraska single season record with 1,004 receiving yards. His 70 receptions were the second most in Nebraska history. He caught seven touchdowns this year and he will leave Nebraska as the career record holder for receptions and receiving yards. JD Spielman also earned third team all Big Ten Honors by both the coaches and media. Spielman finished the season with 66 catches for 818 yards and eight touchdowns. Senior running back Devine Ozigbo was a third team all Big Ten pick by the media and he received honorable mention accolades from the coaches. Ozigbo finished the season with 1,082 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns. Adrian Martinez, the freshman quarterback, received honorable mention recognition from the coaches and media, along with offensive linemen Brenden Jaimes and Boe Wilson. Luke Gifford and Isaac Armstrong also received honorable mentions.

The Nebraska Women’s Basketball team will face off against Louisville University today in the Big Ten/ACC challenge. The Cardinals are 6-0 on the season and ranked fifth, nationally. The Huskers will be looking to even up their record at 3-3. You can hear that game on the Breeze 94.5 with the pregame show at 5:45 and the tip off at 6:00.

LOPERS > The UNK women’s basketball team steamrolled Manhattan Christian yesterday, 103-33. The Lopers made 11 three pointers and had 26 assists and 23 steals. UNK led 25-5 after the first quarter and 50-8 at the halftime break. The Lopers improve to 5-2 on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL > The high school basketball season gets underway today. The Adams Central boys and girls teams will host Aurora and the St. Cecilia boys and girls teams will be on the road taking on Columbus Scotus. And the Hastings High boys and girls teams will be hosting Seward tonight. You can hear both of the Tigers games 1230 KHAS with the pregame show at 5:45 and the girls tipping off at 6:00 and the boys after that at 7:30.

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