Author Archives: Kaleb Henry

NCAA Division 1 Council: Spring Sport Athletes Granted Extended Eligibility

NCAA Division 1 Council: Spring Sport Athletes Granted Extended Eligibility

Nebraska spring sport student-athletes will have the option of a extra year of eligibility, that according to a decision by the Division 1 Council Monday. The Council voted to “allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility.” Members also adjusted financial aid rules, allowing…Read more »

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Official Announces Kansas State Series

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Official Announces Kansas State Series

The three-year series against Kansas State men’s basketball is now official. Nebraska Athletics made the announcement Sunday. The teams will begin with a neutral site matchup December 19, 2020, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. The other two games will be played December 18, 2021, in Lincoln and December 17, 2022, in Manhattan. “We…Read more »

Big Ten Conference Extends Suspension of Activities through May 4

Big Ten Conference Extends Suspension of Activities through May 4

The Big Ten Conference has extended the suspension of all team activities through May 4, 2020. The extension is from the latest suspension that was set to run until April 6. The Conference added in a statement that they “will re-evaluate again at that time” if another extension is necessary. Previous announcements canceled all competitions…Read more »

Kayla Mershon Transferring from Nebraska to Minnesota

Kayla Mershon Transferring from Nebraska to Minnesota

Another transfer from Nebraska women’s basketball. Sophomore Kayla Mershon joins fellow sophomore Ashtyn Veerbeek in leaving the program. While Veerbeek is going to Dordt at the NAIA level, Mershon is off to Big Ten foe Minnesota. Mershon made the announcement via her Instagram account Tuesday. View this post on Instagram I want to thank Nebraska…Read more »

Ashtyn Veerbeek to Transfer from Nebraska to Dordt

Ashtyn Veerbeek to Transfer from Nebraska to Dordt

Nebraska women’s basketball will be losing one of their top players for this next season. According to a Dordt University release, Sophomore Ashtyn Veerbeek announced her intention to transfer away from Nebraska and to the school in her hometown of Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt plays in the Great Plains Athletic Conference at the NAIA level.…Read more »

NSAA Extends Suspension of Practices, Competitions to May 1

NSAA Extends Suspension of Practices, Competitions to May 1

The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is extending the suspension of practices and competitions. In a statement posted to their website, the NSAA says “practices and competitions are suspended through May 1”, which is an extension from an earlier statement that suspended practices until March 30 and competitions until April 2. The NSAA added again…Read more »

Husker Men’s Basketball Adding Old Big 12 Foe to Schedule

Husker Men’s Basketball Adding Old Big 12 Foe to Schedule

Nebrasketball will possibly be playing an old Big 12 opponent over the next few years. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports first reported on Twitter Wednesday morning that Nebraska and Kansas State have agreed to a multi-year series that would first be played at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Sources: Kansas State and Nebraska have…Read more »

Nebraska Spring Game Canceled

Nebraska Spring Game Canceled

“The Spring Game is not gonna be on the 18th of April, and most probably will not occur at all.” That from Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos on Sports Nightly. Moos said in a perfect world, the football team would be able to at least finish out the 13 practices still allotted to them for…Read more »

Nebraska Volleyball Spring Match Canceled

Nebraska Volleyball Spring Match Canceled

One of the two spring competitions for fall sports has now been officially canceled. In an announcement from Nebraska volleyball, the April 25 spring match against Northern Colorado in Grand Island has been canceled “due to the COVID-19 public health threat.” This comes after the NCAA and Big Ten Conference canceled all spring NCAA Championships…Read more »