Local Sports 4-2-2019

The Nebraska baseball team will play at Kansas State tonight.  The Huskers are 13-9 on the season and have won seven of their last nine games.  The Wildcats are 12-16.  First pitch will be at 6:00pm.  We’ll have it on 1230AM KHAS beginning with the pre-game show at 5:30pm.


The Nebraska football team was back on the practice field yesterday.  Offensive coordinator Troy Walters says they’ve finished with installation, now it’s about being precise, being detailed and finishing.  The Huskers will practice again tomorrow morning. Their spring game is set for Saturday April 13th.  Kickoff will be at 1:00pm.


Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the Hastings College baseball team, the Broncos dropped the second game of a doubleheader to Northwestern last night 18-4.  The Red Raiders scored six runs in the second inning and ten runs in the fourth and had an 18-0 lead going into the bottom of the fourth inning.  It’s the eighth straight loss for the Broncos after dropping the first game 6-2.  Hastings is now 5-19 on the season, 2-10 in the conference.  They’ll play former GPAC member Nebraska Wesleyan tomorrow night at Duncan Field beginning at 5:30pm.  We’ll have the game on 1230AM KHAS beginning with the pre-game show at 5:15pm.


The Hastings High baseball team will play at Seward tonight.  The Tigers are 4-0 on the season after wins over Beatrice, Omaha Skutt, Central City/Fullerton and Lincoln Northstar.  The Bluejays are 3-1.  First pitch will be at 4:30pm.


In high school baseball last night, Kearney beat Lincoln Northeast 6-1.  The Bearcats are now 4-1.  In boys high school soccer, Columbus got by Grand Island 2-0 and York downed Kearney Catholic 2-0.  In girls play, Lincoln East beat Grand Island 6-0.


Hastings College women’s basketball coach Jina Johansen Douglas will be inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame this fall.  Johansen-Douglas will be among 12 athletes, five coaches, two contributors and a referee to be inducted in this year’s class.  Johansen-Douglas led Centura to a 91-7 record and two runner up finishes in the girl’s state basketball tournament.  She also played 63 consecutive games for the Nebraska basketball team.  Other inductees include Scott Frost, Larry Frost, Damon Benning, Jenny Green, Colby Wissel, Danny Woodhead, Jack Guggenmos and Joe Wells.  The induction ceremony will take place on September 22nd at Lincoln East.

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