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Senator Deb Fischer's Weekly Column

They called us “the Great American Desert.” The explorer and geologist Edwin James wrote that our land was “uninhabitable by a people depending upon agriculture.”   But in 1862, Pre... Read More

Crop Progress Looks at Winter Wheat, Livestock, Pasture and Range Conditions

For the month of February 2017, temperatures averaged six to eight degrees above normal across Nebraska, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Heavy snow occurred over northern portions of the State during the month. Tem... Read More

Morris Named Big 12 Player of the Week

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior guard Monté Morris has been named Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week after helping Iowa State to a pair of wins at Texas Tech and at home against Baylor. Morris, a Flint, Michigan, native, averaged 20.0 points ... Read More

Iowa Women down Wisconsin

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Five and a half minutes remained in Iowa's Senior Day women's basketball game and the Hawkeyes trailed Wisconsin, 58-56. A spark was needed, especially after Iowa turned the ball over because of a shot clock violation on its prev... Read More

Iowa Scores 14 to Win Hoover Classic Finale

HOOVER, Ala. -- A season-high 14 runs sent the University of Iowa baseball team to a 14-7 victory over Morehead State on Sunday afternoon at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.  The Hawkeyes won two of three games over the weekend at the Hoover Classic. ... Read More

Shepard Earns All-Big Ten Honors

Nebraska sophomore Jessica Shepard earned All-Big Ten honors for the second straight season, claiming spots on the second team by both the coaches and Big Ten media when conference honors were announced on the BTN Women's Sports Report on Monday afte... Read More

Iowa's Gustafson Named to B1G Player of the Week Honor Roll

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa sophomore Megan Gustafson has been named to the Big Ten Women's Basketball Player of the Week Honor Roll, the conference office announced Monday. It is the sixth weekly honor of Gustafson's career and her fifth o... Read More

Iowa's McCoy Earns B1G Honor

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa senior Mason McCoy has been named the Big Ten Conference Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by the league office. McCoy earned the distinction after hitting .438 with seven hits, six runs, and six RBI... Read More

Briar Cliff Baseball Earns First Win, Splits with Friends

The Briar Cliff baseball team earned its first win of the season on Sunday with a 7-4 win in game one of a doubleheader at Friends and followed that up with a 6-3 loss in game two of the doubleheader. The Chargers are now 1-7 on the young season, whi... Read More

Omaha Shut Out by Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. – Kennesaw State’s Alley Cutting threw a one-hitter Sunday morning, as the Omaha softball team was shut out 9-0 at Bailey Park.  The Mavericks are now 4-9 (0-0 Summit League), while the Owls improve to 10-4 (0-0 ASUN). Junior Ke... Read More

Louisville Downs Mavericks in Finale

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Omaha baseball team was shut out at No. 6 Louisville in Sunday's series finale, falling 6-0 at Jim Patterson Stadium. The Mavericks are now 1-7 (0-0 Summit League), while the Cardinals improve to 7-0 (0-0 ACC). The win went ... Read More