Husker running back Maurice Washington’s scheduled plea hearing yesterday was continued until July 25th in California. Washington is accused of sending a 10-second video to an ex-girlfriend depicting the girl, then 15 performing oral sex. The Huskers begin fall practice in the first part of August.
The Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team will debut a new Taraflex playing surface this fall. Taraflex is a roll out playing surface that is more forgiving for landing and diving. UNK will be one of only two schools in the NCAA Division II with such a court.
The Western Nebraska Pioneers beat the Hastings Sodbusters 3-2 last night in Gering. Donovan Murray had two hits for Hastings. Wesley Case was the losing pitcher. Hastings is now 5-12 on the season. The same two teams will play again tonight. First pitch will be at 6:35pm.
The winning continues for the Hastings Johnson Imperial Homes American Legion baseball team. Hastings improved to 17-3 with an 11-0 win over York last night. Beau Dreher and Rob Foote combined on a two hitter. Tristan Richman had two hits and four rbi’s. Hastings will play Omaha Creighton Prep on Friday.
Hastings Runza dropped a pair of games to Lincoln Southeast last night 8-4 and 5-3. Hastings is now 10-7-1 on the season and will host Gering on Friday.
In other action, Grand Island Home Federal was swept by Columbus at Ryder Park, 3-0 and 3-1. Grand Island could manage only three hits over 15 innings. Home Federal is now 5-10 on the season and will play Hastings Five Points Bank tonight to complete a game that was suspended on May 28th because of rain. Grand Island was leading 14-7 in the fourth inning. We’ll have the game on 1230AM KHAS beginning at 6:15pm.
ROYALS> The Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 last night. The same two teams will play tonight at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. First pitch is set for 7:05pm. Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM.
NHL> The St. Louis Blues are on top of the hockey world after beating Boston 4-1 last night to win their first Stanley Cup. It was a wait of 52 years for the Blues.
NBA> Game six of the NBA Finals is set for tonight as Toronto plays at Golden State. The Raptors lead the series 3-2. Tip-off will be at 8:00pm. Pre-game at 7:00pm on ESPN Tri Cities.