Local Sports 9-15-2021

The 6th ranked Nebraska volleyball team dropped their second straight match, losing to Stanford in four games last night. The scores were 19-25, 25-12, 21-25, 23-25. Kayla Caffey led the way with 12 kills and seven blocks. Nebraska is now 6-2 on the season and will face 5th ranked Louisville on Saturday at the Devaney Center. First serve will be at 7:00pm. Pre-game show will be at 6:30pm on KHAS Radio 1230AM and 104.1FM .

The Nebraska football team will play at 3rd ranked Oklahoma on Saturday. The Sooners are averaging 527 yards of total offense per game. Quarterback Spencer Rattler has completed 77 percent of his passes with six touchdowns. The Sooner defense has limited opponents to just 287 yards per game. Kickoff will be at 11:00am. Pre-game coverage begins at 7:00am on The Breeze 94.5.

The Hastings College volleyball team will play at 3rd ranked Midland tonight. The Broncos are 11-4 on the season, 2-1 in the conference. The Warriors are 14-0, 3-0 in the conference. First serve will be at 7:30pm.

The Hastings College football team will play Jamestown in their Homecoming game on Saturday. The Broncos are 0-2 on the season after two tough losses to 2nd ranked Northwestern and to 15th ranked Dordt. The Jimmies are 1-1. Hastings has lost six straight games since defeating Jamestown 34-7 on October 31st of last year in Jamestown. The last home win for the Broncos was on September 12th of last year when Hastings beat Dakota Wesleyan 45-7 in the season opener. Kickoff will be at 1:00pm. Pre-game coverage begins at noon on KHAS Radio 1230AM and 104.1FM.

The Hastings College men’s golf team finished second at the Central Kansas Classic yesterday. The Broncos finished with a two day total of 883. Barton County Community College won the title with an 871. Eric Stevens and Gabriel Escalera tied for fourth with a 217.

Barton County Community College also won the women’s championship. Hastings College was third. Mackenzie Loseke of Hastings set a school record with a one over par 73 yesterday. She finished with a two day total of 157, good enough for second place.

The Adams Central volleyball team dropped games to Aurora and Minden in a triangular last night at the Patriots Gym. Adams Central is now 6-4. St. Cecilia beat Blue Hill 25-15, 25-12, 25-11. The Hawkettes are now 5-4.

In other action, Doniphan/Trumbull beat Central City and Gibbon, Grand Island Central Catholic swept Wood River, Kenesaw beat Harvard and Lawrence Nelson, Lincoln Southwest took three from Grand Island, Silver Lake defeated Red Cloud and Sutton sweet Superior.

In high school softball, Hastings High scored four runs in the second inning and went on to beat McCook 8-0. Emma Landgren had two hits and three RBI’s for the Tigers. Faith Molina was the winning pitcher. Hastings is now 16-1. St. Cecilia beat Southern Valley/Alma 14-0 and Centura/Central Valley 11-4. Kiersten Kober had three RBI’s for the Hawkettes in the first game. Shaye Butler had three RBI’s in the second game. St. Cecilia is now 13-6.

In other action, Grand Island split a pair of games with Lincoln North Star, Crete beat Grand Island Central Catholic 4-3, Kearney split two games from Norfolk, Kearney Catholic beat Gothenburg 10-5 and Polk County 15-4, Minden took two from Hershey 11-2 and 13-4 and Northwest defeated Aurora 6-2.

ROYALS> The Kansas City Royals rallied from a six run deficit to beat Oakland 10-7 last night. Salvador Perez hit a three run homer in the sixth inning to give the Royals the lead. Perez now has 43 home runs this season. The A’s have now lost seven of their last ten games. The same two teams play at 7:10pm tonight. Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on The Breeze 94.5.

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