• Iowa fans cheer during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Purdue, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won the game 40-20 to improve to 11-0 on the season. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)

    Iowa-Nebraska rivalry off to heated start

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — From the moment Nebraska joined the Big Ten, the league tried to make Iowa its biggest rival.

  • Columbus Scotus defeats Norfolk Catholic 32-27 in C1 final

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cole Harrington rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Brady Przymus ran and passed for scores as No. 3 Columbus Scotus won its first state football title since 1993 with a 32-27 victory over top-ranked Norfolk Catholic in the Class C1 final at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday.

  • FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2015, file photo, Nebraska fans fill Memorial Stadium during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Brigham Young in Lincoln, Neb. After knocking off an unbeaten Michigan State two games ago, Nebraska gets an opportunity to ruin third-ranked Iowa's perfect record on Friday. Iowa has clinched a spot in the Big Ten championship game, but the Hawkeyes also have playoff hopes, while the Cornhuskers are trying to lock up a bowl bid. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    ‘Spoiler role’ among Huskers’ motivations vs No. 3 Hawkeyes

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The stakes for Friday’s Iowa-Nebraska game are sure to punch up this young border rivalry.

  • Humphrey SF defeats Renegades 22-20 in Class D2 title game

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Damien Bamgart threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to lead No. 5 Humphrey St. Francis to a 22-20 come-from-behind victory over No. 2 Chambers/Wheeler Central in the Class D2 championship game at Memorial Stadium on Monday.

  • Bruning-Davenport/Shickley beats Burwell 44-30 for D1 title

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Kale Kleinschmidt rushed 29 times for 218 yards and three touchdowns, Riley Tegtmeier threw for 149 yards and two scores, and No. 2 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley defeated No. 8 Burwell 44-30 in the Class D1 championship game on Monday at Memorial Stadium.

  • Huskers’ Riley: Rape investigation continues, no suspensions

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Mike Riley says preparation for Friday’s game against third-ranked Iowa is “business as usual” while police and the university investigate a report of a sexual assault at a house shared by players.