Sports News-September 10, 2013
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Rafael Nadal has won his second U.S. Open title by downing Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. It's the 13th Grand Slam title for Nadal, who also beat Djokovic in the 2010 U.S. Open final. Djokovic was leading 2-1 in the third set before Nadal won eleven of the next 14 games.
The Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team will host Salt Lake in the opening game of the best-of-five Pacific Coast League Championship series tonight at 7:05. The Storm Chasers won the American Northern Division by a single game over Memphis and then swept Oklahoma City 3-0 in the American Conference Series. The Bees claimed the Pacific Northern Division by two games over Tacoma and then beat Las Vegas 3-1 in the Pacific Conference Series. Salt Lake went 78-66 while Omaha finished 70-74. The two teams split four games this season.
The Nebraska volleyball team jumped from 13th to twelfth in the American Volleyball Coaches Associated poll after a 2-0 week. This past weekend, they beat Villanova & Georgia. The 4-1 Huskers return to action Thursday-Saturday when they host the Ameritas Players Challenge. Creighton drops from 19th to 24th after a 2-1 week. This past weekend, they beat Northern Colorado & South Florida while falling to 23rd ranked California. The 4-1 Bluejays return to action tonight when they host Kansas at 7:00.
Norfolk Catholic and Lutheran High Northeast goes head to head tonight in volleyball at Lutheran High Northeast High School at 7:30. The Class "C-2" 4-1 Lady Eagles are ranked first in the Omaha World Herald & the Lincoln Journal Star while the Class 'C-1' 2-3 Lady Knights come into tonight unranked. Lutheran High Northeast has beaten Bancroft/Rosalie, Pender, Wakefield, and Wayne while falling to Wisner/Pilger this season. Norfolk Catholic has defeated Pierce twice while dropping matches to Schuyler, Columbus Lakeview, and Bishop Neumann.
Local Schedule: Lincoln North Star at Nfk High (SB DH-5:00); South Sioux City at LHNE (SB-5:00); Nfk High at Hastings (B. Tenn Dual-4:00); Nfk High & Fremont at Columbus Tri. (BG-4:00); Nfk Cath & Pierce at Hartington CC Tri. (GG-4:00); NECC at Central CC at Columbus (VB-7:00).
NFL Scoreboard: Houston 31 San Diego 28; Philadelphia 33 Washington 27.
Final Pittsburgh 1 Texas 0
Final Cleveland 4 Kansas City 3
Final Baltimore 4 N-Y Yankees 2
Final Minnesota 6 L.A. Angels 3
Final Chi White Sox 5 Detroit 1
Final Houston 6 Seattle 4
Final Atlanta 5 Miami 2
Final Chi Cubs 2 Cincinnati 0
Final Washington 9 N-Y Mets 0
Final L.A. Dodgers 8 Arizona 1
Final San Francisco 3 Colorado 2, 10 Innings