Baseball
Mailbag: Which Helps Huskers More, 80% Kicker or 1,000-Yard Receiver?
12 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Hail Varsity team is back to answer your Husker questions. This week, they range from Nebraska's All-Conference First Team prospects, to NU's kicking situation, to realignment and more.
Alex Gordon and the Return of MLB | Moore To It Podcast
1 mo ago by Jay Moore
Will Major League Baseball return soon? Jay Moore checks in with Alex Gordon, former Nebraska Cornhusker and current Kansas City Royal, to see what he’s heard on the MLB’s return and much, much more.
2005 Huskers Set the Benchmark for Nebraska Baseball
1 mo ago by Mike Babcock
The 2005 Nebraska baseball team won the regular-season and tournament titles in the Big 12, but it was a College World Series win that helped cement its legacy.
Mike Anderson Keeps Huskers' Greatest Era Rolling
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Mike Anderson had lofty goals for Nebraska baseball when he took over for Dave Van Horn in 2003. The Huskers were, at the time, a program with legitimate national-title aspirations.
A Few Feet Short in Van Horn's Last Game as Huskers Coach
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
On the stopwatch or the radar gun, the 2002 Nebraska baseball team might look "pretty average" head coach Dave Van Horn said. Of course, he had redefined average for the Huskers in what would be his last season in Lincoln.
Van Horn's 2002 Huskers Had Deep Local Ties
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska baseball coach Dave Van Horn didn't just talk about recruiting the state. The 2002 roster included 15 Nebraskans as the Huskers chased a return CWS appearance.
Nebraska Belonged, but Didn't Stay Long, at 2001 College World Series
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
The 2001 Nebraska baseball team was the Huskers' first to make the College World Series. And it was done after two tough losses in Omaha.
2002 Brings No. 1 Ranking, Huskers' First Regular-Season Title in 50 Years
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
If the 2001 Nebraska baseball season was a near-miss, the 2002 season brought some unprecedented hits, including ascending to the No. 1 ranking, twice, and the Huskers' first regular-season conference title since 1950.
Huskers Got the Jump on Stanford, but Pitching Punches Cardinal's CWS Ticket
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska baseball would lead the nation in team ERA in 2000, but with a trip to the College World Series on the line, the Huskers were outdueled on the mound by Stanford.
50 Wins Down, but Huskers Needed Two More in 2000
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska baseball continued its rapid ascent under Coach Dave Van Horn, racking up 50 wins in 2000. That total left the Huskers needing two more to reach the CWS with a trip to Stanford on deck.
Surprise Big 12 Tourney Title in 1999 a Sign of Things to Come for NU
2 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Dave Van Horn's second season at Nebraska was arguably the best season in program history to that point, but it was just the start for Husker baseball.
A 'Freak of Nature,' That's What Husker Pitcher Shane Komine Was
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Shane Komine was a lightly recruited, 5-foot-8, 160 pound pitcher who would leave Nebraska with a handful of school records. He was "a freak of nature," first baseman Ken Harvey said. "That's exactly what he was."
Nebraska Got Off to a Blistering Start in '99 Despite Being a 'Year Away'
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska Baseball was expected to be "two years away, a year away," in 1999 but a blistering start accelerated the timeline. Mike Babcock returns to that season for our continuing look back at the Huskers' rise to CWS contenders.
Hot Reads: NCAA's Decisiveness Was a Luxury Only It Had
3 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The NCAA officially allowed for eligibility relief for spring-sport student-athletes, but the implementation of that is much less clear for schools.
NCAA Extends Eligibility for Spring Sport Athletes Impacted by COVID-19
3 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday in favor of giving college athletes who participate in spring sports, like baseball and softball, an extra year of eligibility.
Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Nebraska's College World Series Years
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
With no Nebraska baseball for the remainder of the spring, Mike Babcock is taking a look back at what could be considered the Huskers' glory days in a multi-part series.
Stealing Signs — and More! — with Darin Erstad | Moore To It Podcast
3 mo ago by Jay Moore
For the latest Moore To It Podcast, host Jay Moore reached out to former Nebraska player and coach Darin Erstad. The two chat Major League Baseball (sign stealing!), Nebraska and more.
Will Bolt, Players Adjusting to Life Without Nebraska Baseball
3 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska baseball should be in the heart of its season right now. Coach Will Bolt joined Sports Nightly to share what his team has been up to, how they're adjusting and gave some thoughts on the whole eligibility issue.
Huskers Complete Two-Game Sweep of Northern Colorado
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska won a tight one on Tuesday before the bats broke open Wednesday's 8-1 win early.
Huskers Take Three of Four from Columbia to Open Home Stand
3 mo ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska baseball piled up the hits on Sunday and took three of four games from Columbia in the Huskers' first home series of the season.
 
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