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Former Dana College quarterback Marcus Sladek has been selected as a member of the 2009 National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. Sladek broke several Dana College records during his four years as a starter including completions, yardage and attempts.
Justin Smith was named new football coach at Lincoln Northeast. He was 67-39 in 11 years as coach at Wakefield including two C-2 state championships in 06 and 07.
11 of the final 12 Husker baseball games are at home. That starts Tuesday with a game against New Mexico. The lone road game is still in-state, that’s when the Huskers play Creighton on May 12th. A critical stretch for NU that has won just three of their last 17 games and one of their last eight on that last long home stand.
There are just three regular season games remain for the Husker softball team. They’re at Creighton today for their in-state rivalry game with the Jays. The Huskers finish up the weekend at Missouri before the Big 12 tournament, May 8th-10th in Oklahoma City.