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Alvie Shepherd: From Top To Bottom To Top

Alvie Shepherd: From Top To Bottom To Top

This story appeared in Volume 6, Issue 2 of Hail Varsity. To read more great stories like this, subscribe here. ***Darin Erstad was the first player selected in the 1995 Major League Baseball Draft. Alvie Shepherd was the 21st. Both were Nebraska juniors....
Huskers Open Practice for 2017 Season

Huskers Open Practice for 2017 Season

The practice was the first of Jake Meyers’ freshman season. And as is the case with all freshmen, Meyers was responsible for something, in his case the fungo bag.Because of the weather, of course, the Nebraska baseball team’s first practice was in the Hawks...
Husker Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule

Husker Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule

The Nebraska baseball team released its 2017 schedule Tuesday, noting that the Huskers are set to play 23 home games at Hawks Field. Nebraska will open its 55-game schedule on Friday, Feb. 17 at the UC Riverside Highlanders at Tempe Diablo Stadium, the Spring Training...
Huskers Return to the Diamond for Fall Drills

Huskers Return to the Diamond for Fall Drills

Darin Erstad was carrying a black baseball bat when he met with reporters at Hawks Field on Tuesday afternoon, prior to the start of the Huskers’ fall practice.“It’s actually my cane,” he said. “I’m getting a little old.”Age is relative, of course. Erstad is in his...