Mike Babcock
Mike is in his 39th year covering Husker athletics, after seven years of community-college teaching. He has written and edited a dozen books, all on Nebraska football except one, a brief history of Husker basketball. He previously wrote for the Lincoln Journal and Star and Huskers Illustrated. He enjoys music, from the Grateful Dead and Jack Johnson to Van Morrison, Bob Wills, Glenn Miller and pretty much anyone else.
Huskers Hammer Penn State, Take Big Ten Title
Nebraska put up a football score, 21-3, in State College to secure its first regular-season conference title since 2005.
Huskers Win 3-1, Back in Control of Big Ten-Title Chase
It comes down to this. If Nebraska wins against Penn State on Saturday, the Huskers will lock up the Big Ten regular-season baseball title and be the top seed in the conference tournament.
Huskers Fumble Away Opportunity at Penn State
The Nebraska baseball team let opportunity slip through its hands at Penn State on Thursday night, committing four errors and allowing the Nittany Lions to score three unearned runs for an 8-7 victory.
Huskers Look to Take Care of Business in Stretch Run
Nebraska has a chance to win the conference regular-season title and be the No. 1 seed in Big Ten tournament, but the Huskers have to first take care of business at Penn State.
5 days ago by Mike Babcock
Huskers Make Plays to Win Michigan State Series on Senior Day
Nebraska secured an 8-7 victory in dramatic fashion against Michigan State on Senior Day.
Huskers Grind Their Way Back into First in the Big Ten
The Huskers fought their way to a 5-2 victory (and first place in the Big Ten) against Michigan State at Hawks Field on Saturday.
Michigan State's Five-Run Second Sinks Huskers
Angelo Altavilla summed up Nebraska’s 6-3 loss to Michigan State on Friday night at Hawks Field about as well as anyone could from a Husker point of view. “It’s all about forgetting."
Husker ‘Family’ Finishes Home Slate Against Michigan State
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 10 days ago by Mike Babcock
The Huskers open a three-game series with Michigan State on Friday at Hawks Field. First pitch is slated for 6:35 p.m.
Huskers Look to Win Creighton Series
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 12 days ago by Mike Babcock
Sophomore right-hander Ethan Frazier is slated to start for Nebraska against Creighton on Wednesday night.
Alvarado's Hit Sends Huskers Into First Place
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 14 days ago by Mike Babcock
Luis Alvarado was drenched with water or Gatorade – or maybe both, it wasn’t clear – by teammates following Nebraska’s 7-6 victory against Rutgers on Sunday at Hawks Field.
Burkamper Sets the Tone Again in Husker Victory
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 15 days ago by Mike Babcock
Derek Burkamper played a major role in Nebraska’s 9-3 victory against Rutgers at Hawks Field on Saturday.
Defense is Key in Husker Victory
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 16 days ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska secured an 8-5 victory against Rutgers at Hawks Field on Friday night.
Regardless of Records, Huskers Can't Take Rutgers Lightly
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 17 days ago by Mike Babcock
The Huskers’ next game is against Rutgers at Hawks Field on Friday, first pitch 6:35 p.m.
Huskers Find a Way Out at Ohio State, Now Alone in Second
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 21 days ago by Mike Babcock
It was a wild weekend in Columbus for Nebraska baseball, but the Huskers managed to win the series.
With Finals Looming, Husker Focus is Baseball the Next Three Days
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 24 days ago by Mike Babcock
With finals week on the horizon, it's all about baseball with Nebraska set to face Ohio State over the weekend.
Huskers Hammer Omaha for Erstad's 200th Victory
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 26 days ago by Mike Babcock
Nebraska had three home runs among 10 hits, including a grand slam by Jake Schleppenbach in a seven-run fifth inning, and defeated the Mavericks 13-2.
Huskers Rebound, Take Series from Minnesota
Nebraska Baseball ∙ 28 days ago by Mike Babcock
Resilient might describe the Nebraska baseball team about as well as any adjective right now. At least it certainly would following the Huskers’ 9-4 victory at Minnesota on Sunday.
Huskers Bus to Minneapolis for Key Big Ten Series
The Huskers hit the road for Minneapolis to face the Gophers in a three-game Big Ten series.
Huskers-Bluejays, Round Two in Omaha
Nebraska and Creighton face off for round two on Tuesday night with the first pitch scheduled for 6:35 p.m.
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