Minnesota scored a run in the eighth to edge Nebraska 4-3 Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis.
UNO scored five runs in the eighth to beat host Oakland (Mich.) 7-2 Saturday afternoon.
Minnesota managed only three hits and one run, but it was enough to defeat the Huskers 1-0 in a Big Ten semifinal at Bowlin Stadium Saturday afternoon.
The longtime head of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union died on Saturday. E. Wayne Cooley, who served as executive director from 1954 to 2002, was 90 years old.
Behind 7.2 innings of one-hit ball from freshman Matt Warren, the Creighton Baseball team downed South Dakota State, 7-1, on Wednesday, May 8. The win lifted the Jays to 26-13 on the season, while the Jackrabbits fell to 25-17 overall.
Four-time Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee toured the Boys Town campus and learned about what goes on at the institution founded in 1917 by Father Flanagan and made famous in the 1938 movie starring Spencer Tracey and Mickey Rooney.
The Omaha baseball team picked up a win in its final non-conference game on Tuesday night, defeating Iowa, 6-5, at Duane Banks Field. The Mavericks improved to 19-20 (12-4 Summit League), while the Hawkeyes dropped to 17-26 (5-13 Big Ten).
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