If you missed any news from inside the Husker Nation yesterday, we’ll get you all caught up.
- Husker Power Surged to Pilger: The entire nation (not just the Huskers’) is embracing Pilger, NE following massive damage by twin tornadoes. 50 Nebraska student-athletes travelled from Lincoln to lend a helping hand.
— Husker Life Skills (@NULifeSkills) June 29, 2014
- The Big Red Express Makes its Stops: Bo Pelini, Tim Miles and a slew of Big Red head coaches stopped across Nebraska aboard Union Pacific’s “Big Red Express”.
He played up Nebraska’s rivalry with Creighton, saying, “If we can’t beat ’em, we’re going to make fun of ’em.” – Omaha World-Herald
- You Will Hear The Iron N: The Lincoln Journal Star’s Brian Christopherson reports on Steve Dosskey who’s looking to bring students to Big Red contests “to be a menace to opposing teams.”
- Hey, We Can Relate: Maryland’s move out of the ACC isn’t going to be easy and the schedule gods dealt them the same hand Nebraska got in 2011.
- Former Nebraska hoopster Jordan Hooper finds herself adjusting to life as a pro
- While not technically Husker Nation news, Omaha, Nebraska’s own Terrence Crawford put on a show Saturday night as boxing returned to his hometown for the first time in 42 years.
He defeated former unified featherweight titleholder and 2004 Cuban Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa in the ninth round to retain his lightweight world title. Catch the replay if you can. You won’t regret it.
This is what victory looks like pic.twitter.com/VKAgYk1tiV
— Gary Sharp (@GarySharp1620) June 29, 2014