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LARAMIE — After what happened last season, Wyoming coach Craig Bohl was effusive with his feelings toward the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl for not only the experience the Cowboys’ program is about to get for the first time ever but also the invitation that was extended — and accepted — Sunday afternoon.

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David Montgomery is coming off his best back-to-back performances as a rookie, following up his game-winning TD grab to punctuate a beastly 18-touch, 87-total-yard Thanksgiving showing in Detroit with 86 rushing yards on 20 carries vs. the vaunted Da…

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Pro Football Weekly’s Power Rankings are updated every Tuesday during the NFL’s regular season and intended to rank teams based on their talent and performance to date. Rankings will change each week because of personnel changes, injuries and perform…

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Nouredin Nouili, a local player whose stock rose fast in the 2019 recruiting cycle, expected to hear from Frost on Monday evening after announcing on Monday morning his transfer from Colorado State.

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The attorney for one of two suspended Nebraska football players said Friday that his client did nothing wrong and that accusations of sexual misconduct against him were "a case of buyer's remorse."Lincoln attorney Carlos Monzon, who represents Andre Hunt, said that the alleged victim exchanged social media messages with his client discussing sex and that later, after having sex, "screamed rape."Monzon commented after ESPN reported Thursday that his client along with another suspended football player, Katerian LeGrone, were found to have violated the school’s sexual misconduct policies and face a 2 ½-year suspension by the university.Said Monzon, "Our position is that we're going to file an appeal (to the suspension) and more than likely file a lawsuit against the university."The attorney said it was still undecided what kind of lawsuit would be filed, possibly it could be for libel or violation of his client's civil rights. "Definitely, we're going to do something about it," Monzon said.Omaha attorney Kaz Long, who was retained by LeGrone, told the World-Herald on Thursday that his client had done nothing wrong and he looked forward to clearing his name. The father of the alleged victim declined to comment.Husker coaches said in August that the two redshirt freshmen were suspended indefinitely from all team activities, but declined to elaborate on why.Neither played this season.A university spokesperson said Thursday that Hunt and LeGrone remain enrolled. An athletic department spokesperson said the two still are suspended from the team but had no further comment.The two players were suspended from the team a day after a woman told authorities that she had been sexually assaulted, ESPN noted.ESPN said the university report, issued Wednesday, stated that the “greater weight of the evidence” supported that the two men “engaged in sexual assault and sexual harassment, in violation of university sexual misconduct policies” in an Aug. 25 incident at their off-campus apartment.Lancaster County Attorney Pat Condon said Thursday that no criminal charges are pending against the players. But there is no statute of limitations for sexual assault, which means charges could be filed later.Monzon, Hunt's attorney, said Friday that it's his understanding that no charges will be filed. "If the county attorney has not filed it by now, it's because he doesn't have the evidence," Monzon said.Any criminal allegations would have to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. The burden of proof in Title IX investigations by universities is much lower, requiring only a showing that the “greater weight of the evidence” indicated that sexual misconduct occurred.Copies of the investigation, done by the university’s Title IX office, and the proposed punishment were given to Hunt and LeGrone on Wednesday.Monzon said Friday that he had not yet seen the report, and expressed outrage that he has not been provided the details on which the suspension was ordered.The university’s investigation report, according to ESPN, stated that Hunt said he invited a woman to his apartment via Snapchat and told her he wanted to have sex. The woman said she told Hunt she didn’t want to have sex with him, and that he agreed they could just hang out, according to the report. Hunt said it was clear he invited her over to have sex, according to the report.According to the report, Hunt, LeGrone and the woman each said Hunt and LeGrone had sex with her. They disagreed, however, as to whether the sex was consensual.Hunt, a receiver from Palm Dale, California, had practiced with the No. 1 offense for much of fall camp. He was a three-star prospect out of Paraclete High School in the 2018 class.LeGrone, a reserve tight end, appeared in three games in 2018. He was a three-star recruit from B.E.S.T. Academy in Atlanta in the 2018 class.“We maintain that (LeGrone) did nothing wrong,” Long said. “He’s innocent, and he looks forward to clearing his name someday.”Long said that LeGrone has the right to appeal the university’s proposed actions by next Friday.“It goes straight to the administration,” he said. “Beyond that, we could take it to district court.”Long said he is still discussing with LeGrone whether to file an appeal.ESPN said the university set a 2 ½-year suspension to allow the woman to complete her education “free from a hostile environment” with the two men, according to the report.Under Title IX rules, respondents are eligible to return to the school after serving the suspension.

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Iowa players welcome the chance to face a tradition-rich opponent in the Holiday Bowl, a big weekend for former Hawkeyes in the NFL and elsewhere in the college game and remembering Bump Elliott are all part of today’s Hawkeye 10@10.

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Basketball season is upon us, and the Hiawatha Red Hawks kicked off the season with a bang on Saturday night, with the girls securing a come-from-behind win over the visiting ACCHS Tigers in early action, and the boys running Effingham off the floor for a massive win in the night cap.

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The climb up the NJCAA Division II rankings continue for the Highland women's basketball team as they jump up one spots this week in the latest polls to check in at #6.

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After a couple of stumbling blocks the Highland men's basketball team picked up a pair of wins last week to move to 9-2 on the season and this week check in at #10 once again in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings.

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For the fourth straight year the Highland women’s basketball team is off to a 10-0 start to open the season after picking up the 116-33 win over McPherson JV on Friday night moving their home win streak to 45-straight games.

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The tenth win of the season didn’t come easy for the #10 Highland men’s basketball team but the Scotties were able to use a nice stretch early in the second half to distance themselves from Baker University JV and earn the 76-60 win.

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The Hiawatha Middle School girls basketball teams played Oct. 29 at home against Perry Lecompton.

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What a difference a week makes. After a win against the Vikings that looked like it would set the Chiefs back on the path toward a division title and a playoff bye, a setback against the hapless Tennessee Titans and their erstwhile quarterback situation felt like a monumental blow to the tea…

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LARAMIE — After what happened last season, Wyoming coach Craig Bohl was effusive with his feelings toward the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl for not only the experience the Cowboys’ program is about to get for the first time ever but also the invitation that was extended — and accepted — Sunday afternoon.

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David Montgomery is coming off his best back-to-back performances as a rookie, following up his game-winning TD grab to punctuate a beastly 18-touch, 87-total-yard Thanksgiving showing in Detroit with 86 rushing yards on 20 carries vs. the vaunted Da…

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Pro Football Weekly’s Power Rankings are updated every Tuesday during the NFL’s regular season and intended to rank teams based on their talent and performance to date. Rankings will change each week because of personnel changes, injuries and perform…

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Nouredin Nouili, a local player whose stock rose fast in the 2019 recruiting cycle, expected to hear from Frost on Monday evening after announcing on Monday morning his transfer from Colorado State.

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The attorney for one of two suspended Nebraska football players said Friday that his client did nothing wrong and that accusations of sexual misconduct against him were "a case of buyer's remorse."Lincoln attorney Carlos Monzon, who represents Andre Hunt, said that the alleged victim exchanged social media messages with his client discussing sex and that later, after having sex, "screamed rape."Monzon commented after ESPN reported Thursday that his client along with another suspended football player, Katerian LeGrone, were found to have violated the school’s sexual misconduct policies and face a 2 ½-year suspension by the university.Said Monzon, "Our position is that we're going to file an appeal (to the suspension) and more than likely file a lawsuit against the university."The attorney said it was still undecided what kind of lawsuit would be filed, possibly it could be for libel or violation of his client's civil rights. "Definitely, we're going to do something about it," Monzon said.Omaha attorney Kaz Long, who was retained by LeGrone, told the World-Herald on Thursday that his client had done nothing wrong and he looked forward to clearing his name. The father of the alleged victim declined to comment.Husker coaches said in August that the two redshirt freshmen were suspended indefinitely from all team activities, but declined to elaborate on why.Neither played this season.A university spokesperson said Thursday that Hunt and LeGrone remain enrolled. An athletic department spokesperson said the two still are suspended from the team but had no further comment.The two players were suspended from the team a day after a woman told authorities that she had been sexually assaulted, ESPN noted.ESPN said the university report, issued Wednesday, stated that the “greater weight of the evidence” supported that the two men “engaged in sexual assault and sexual harassment, in violation of university sexual misconduct policies” in an Aug. 25 incident at their off-campus apartment.Lancaster County Attorney Pat Condon said Thursday that no criminal charges are pending against the players. But there is no statute of limitations for sexual assault, which means charges could be filed later.Monzon, Hunt's attorney, said Friday that it's his understanding that no charges will be filed. "If the county attorney has not filed it by now, it's because he doesn't have the evidence," Monzon said.Any criminal allegations would have to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. The burden of proof in Title IX investigations by universities is much lower, requiring only a showing that the “greater weight of the evidence” indicated that sexual misconduct occurred.Copies of the investigation, done by the university’s Title IX office, and the proposed punishment were given to Hunt and LeGrone on Wednesday.Monzon said Friday that he had not yet seen the report, and expressed outrage that he has not been provided the details on which the suspension was ordered.The university’s investigation report, according to ESPN, stated that Hunt said he invited a woman to his apartment via Snapchat and told her he wanted to have sex. The woman said she told Hunt she didn’t want to have sex with him, and that he agreed they could just hang out, according to the report. Hunt said it was clear he invited her over to have sex, according to the report.According to the report, Hunt, LeGrone and the woman each said Hunt and LeGrone had sex with her. They disagreed, however, as to whether the sex was consensual.Hunt, a receiver from Palm Dale, California, had practiced with the No. 1 offense for much of fall camp. He was a three-star prospect out of Paraclete High School in the 2018 class.LeGrone, a reserve tight end, appeared in three games in 2018. He was a three-star recruit from B.E.S.T. Academy in Atlanta in the 2018 class.“We maintain that (LeGrone) did nothing wrong,” Long said. “He’s innocent, and he looks forward to clearing his name someday.”Long said that LeGrone has the right to appeal the university’s proposed actions by next Friday.“It goes straight to the administration,” he said. “Beyond that, we could take it to district court.”Long said he is still discussing with LeGrone whether to file an appeal.ESPN said the university set a 2 ½-year suspension to allow the woman to complete her education “free from a hostile environment” with the two men, according to the report.Under Title IX rules, respondents are eligible to return to the school after serving the suspension.

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Iowa players welcome the chance to face a tradition-rich opponent in the Holiday Bowl, a big weekend for former Hawkeyes in the NFL and elsewhere in the college game and remembering Bump Elliott are all part of today’s Hawkeye 10@10.