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Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says no decision has been made about the future of Longhorns football coach Mack Brown. Texas released a statement by Patterson several hours after Orangebloods.com cited two unidentified sources who said Brown will announce he is stepping down by week's end. There has been speculation about Brown's future in Austin since even before the season started, and it became rampant after blowout losses to BYU and Mississippi in September.
Tommie Frazier was one of twelve former players who were inducted by the National Football Foundation in the College Hall of Fame last night in New York. Also among the inductees were Heisman Trophy winners Vinny Testaverde, Danny Wuerffel and Ron Dayne and former coaches Wayne Hardin of Temple and Navy and Bill McCartney of Colorado. Frazier guided the Cornhuskers to back-to-back national championships in 1994 and '95, played a year in the Canadian Football League. He was selected for Hall of Fame induction in the third year he was eligible.
The Nebraska football team has landed a top-notch recruit. Joe Keels, Nebraska’s latest star junior-college defensive prospect, switched from Wisconsin to Nebraska on Tuesday. Keels gave NU’s promising defensive front seven another key junior college piece according to the Omaha World Herald. He is the 18th commit of NU’s 2014 class, the fourth junior college commit and the second junior college defensive line commit. The first, Dodge City, Kansas defensive tackle Terrell Clinkscales, is the fifth overall juco prospect according to 247 Sports. Keels is ranked 16th. Keels also had offers from Ohio State, Alabama, West Virginia and Oregon, among others.
Local Scores: Twin River 53 LHNE 42 (BBB); Twin River 38 LHNE 24 (GBB); Nfk Cath 42 Pierce 39 (GBB); NECC 94 Southeast CC 68 (MBB); (25) NECC 82 Southeast CC 53 (WBB); Nfk High 149 Fremont 21 (B Swim Dual); Nfk High 134 Fremont 37 (G Swim Dual); Nebraska-Omaha 93 Cal State Bakersfield 88 (MBB).
Spracklen Physical Therapy Star Athlete of the Week:
Adam Moon of the O’Neill St. Mary’s boys basketball team.
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The only team to win two World Series in the 1980s was the Los Angeles Dodgers
The Norfolk Fire Division battled a house fire over the noon hour yesterday. Firefighters were dispatched to the home of Brad and Roxann Bussey at 416 Lincoln Avenue. Fire Inspector Dan Nelson says it took 35 firefighters and three rigs about 20 minutes to control the fire and another hour to overhaul the structure. According to Nelson, faulty wiring was the cause. Nelson says the $85,000 home sustained approximately $30,000 in damages. Another $15,000 worth of contents was destroyed. No civilians or firefighters were injured.
Steps were taken Monday night to move the Norfolk Senior High closer to the goal of providing a Google Chromebook computer for every Senior High student in the fall of 2014. Acting Senior High Principal Jake Luhr told members of the Board of Education that the pilot program this fall includes four classrooms with sets of Chromebooks. Luhr says six more teachers will be joining the pilot program in January. The Board also approved letting of bids for six more classroom sets of Chromebooks for immediate use, and for approximately 1200 Chromebooks for next fall.
The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected. A report says net tax receipts for the month totaled $327 million, up from the $312 million in Nebraska's certified forecast. The report says net individual, corporate, sales-and-use and miscellaneous taxes all came in above projections. The net corporate tax was more than 44 percent higher than the state's official estimates. The comparisons were based on the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board's April forecast. The forecast was adjusted for legislation passed in 2013 and divided into monthly estimates.
The State High School One-Act Play Production Championships get underway this morning at the Johnny Carson Theatre. Class D-2 casts take the stage in the morning starting with North Loup-Scotia at 8:30, followed by Arcadia, Wauneta-Palisade, Hyannis, Bruning-Davenport and Ewing. Class D-1 gets the spotlight this afternoon beginning at 2:00 with Meridian High School, followed by Paxton, Wausa, Loup City, Osceola and Hampton. Each play 45 minutes following the start of the previous one. Classes C-1 and C-2 perform tomorrow, while Classes A and B take to the stage Friday. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students.
The one-act play production program at Wausa High School can rightly be called a dynasty. The husband and wife team of Brad and Sheila Hoesing have directed state championship plays six times in the last seven years and the defending state champs are back to try to make it seven out of eight. Brad Hoesing says nearly the entire student body is bringing “Oz” to the Johnny Carson Theatre stage Wednesday afternoon at 3:30
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