CU baseball: Jays rally, dump Bears
AHL: Iowa at Omaha
College baseball: Kansas State at Nebraska
PCL: Nashville at Omaha
USHL: Des Moines at Omaha
College baseball: Creighton 8, Northern Colorado 4; Morningside 6, Mount Marty 5; Northwestern 1, Briar Cliff 0.
College softball: Minnesota State-Mankato 3, Nebraska-Omaha 2; Morningside 2, Dana 1; York 5-8, College of St. Mary 2-1.
College track and field: Drake Relays Penn Relays
Men's college tennis: Nebraska's Big 12 tourney match with Oklahoma is being delayed by rain.
Women's college tennis: Creighton 4, Bradley 2; Baylor 4, Nebraska 0.
San Jose State will visit Nebraska to kick off the 2008 football season, reprising the Spartans-Huskers matchup that opened the 2000 schedule for both teams.
Zac Herold has a way of sneaking up on people. Growing up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the tight end had a chance to walk on at both Iowa and Iowa State, but Division I-AA Northern Iowa - with its campus 45 minutes away - never contacted him. After completing his Mavericks career with 73 receptions for 1,048 yards and seven touchdowns, the two-time Division II All-American was invited to play with the big boys in the Hula Bowl. Don't be surprised if he sneaks his way into the NFL draft this weekend, as a possible late selection in the seven-round event.
Thomas Jefferson senior Tiffanie Synacek draws inspiration from her late mother to become the first girl in the 16-year history of the event to win three Drake Relays high jump titles.
Rehabbing major leaguer Scott Elarton pitched 5 2/3 innings and got the victory, and Joey Gathright had three of Omaha's six infield hits Thursday night in an 8-4 victory over visiting Nashville. The Royals, who had 14 hits in all, snapped a four-game losing streak while ending Nashville's seven-game winning streak.
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