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KGFW Sports – Lopers Now No. 3, Jackson Honored

The UNK volleyball team moved up three spots, to 3rd, in the latest AVCA Division II Top-25 Poll. The Lopers are just one of 12 Central Region teams in the poll. Now 11-0 on the season, the Lopers host MIAA newcomer Newman Friday and Central Oklahoma Saturday. One other Loper vollyball note; Senior Julianne Jackson…read more »


KGFW Sports – UNK 2019 HOF Inductees Announced

Four former student-athletes and a coach will be inducted into the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies on Homecoming weekend this Oct. 4th-and-5th. The 2019 Hall of Fame members are baseball player Neal Arnold, Class of 1997; track athlete Lesley (Crutcher) Hulett, Class of 2006; wrestler Tervel Dlagnev, Class…read more »


KGFW Sports – Ackermann Named UNK Softball Coach

Kearney native Katie (Bolin) Ackermann has been named the ninth head coach of the UNK softball team. A star player at both Kearney High and Chadron State, Ackermann most recently was the top assistant coach at McCook Community College. Ackermann begins her duties effective immediately. NCAA Division II teams are allowed to practice and play…read more »

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KGFW Sports – Huskers Add 4-Star JUCO, Basketball 4-0 Overseas

Juco defensive lineman Jahkeem Green was officially added to the Husker’s 110-man roster Monday. The 6-4, 300-pound 4-star prospect was the No. 2 rated JUCO defensive tackle in the country. He registered 117 total tackles in his JUCO career at Highlands Community College in Kansas, including 3 sacks and 15 tackles for loss. Green has…read more »