Local Sports 4-12-2019

The Nebraska baseball team will play at Penn State this weekend.  The Huskers are 17-10 on the season, 7-2 in the Big Ten Conference.  The Nittany Lions are 17-12, 1-7 in the conference. The schedule has been changed due to expected bad weather in University Park, Pennsylvania.  The two teams will play a single game today beginning at 12:00pm and a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 2:00pm.


The Nebraska softball team will play a three game series at Purdue this weekend.  The Huskers are 13-23 on the season, 2-7 in the conference.  The Boilermakers are 28-15, 5-6 in the league.  Today’s game gets underway at 5:00pm.


The Nebraska football team will wrap up spring practice tomorrow with the Red/White game.  Kickoff will be at 1:00pm.  We’ll have coverage on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM beginning at 11:00am.


The Nebraska bowling team went 2-0 on the first day of the 2019 NCAA Championship in Wickliffe, Ohio.  The Huskers beat Arkansas State  and Sacred Heart.  The Huskers will play either Vanderbilt or McKendree in the semifinals this afternoon.


Weather has also altered the plans for the Hastings College baseball and softball teams for this weekend.  The baseball team will now host Dakota Wesleyan on Sunday and Monday at Duncan Field.  Gametimes are still undetermined depending on when the Tigers can get out of Mitchell, South Dakota.  The softball team will play Dakota Wesleyan tomorrow at the PC Dome in Aberdeen, South Dakota then will play Jamestown on Sunday in Sioux City.


The Hastings High baseball Triangular at Ralston has been moved to Saturday.  The Tigers will play Ralston at 11:00am followed by a game against Concordia at 1:30pm.


In boy’s high school soccer from last night, Grand Island beat Lincoln Pius 5-1.  In the girl’s game, Pius beat Grand Island 1-0.


The Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 in ten innings yesterday.  That’s the 10th straight loss for the Royals.  Kansas City will play host to Cleveland tonight beginning at 7:15pm.  Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM.


MASTERS> Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka are the first round leaders at the Masters at 6 under par.  We’ll have coverage today on ESPN Tri Cities beginning at 1:00pm.


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