Alyssa Schukar (University of Nebraska)
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Cole Epley, a freshman psychology and sociology major, wipes blood from his face after losing a bought Saturday night during the Sigma Chi Fraternity Fight Night at the Pershing Center. Epley's fight against Parker Lacy was called in the third round after the loss of blood from his bloody nose became uncontrollable.
Humphrey St. Francis's Kendra Bender looks at the finish line after falling in the final stretch of the Class D 300 meter low hurdles as Silver Lake's Jordane Choquette wins the race at the Nebraska High School State Track and Field Championships meet at Burke in Omaha, Neb., on Saturday, May 20, 2006.
Missouri State Highway Patrol officers tackle to the ground and arrest University of Missouri freshman Kurt Krieger after he and other fans rushed Faurot Field after the Tigers' 41-24 win against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday. Police arrested close to 20 of at least 400 fans who rushed the field and tore down both goal posts.
Jim Grandick, 36, of Omaha, benches 675 pounds with the spotting help of fellow Big Iron Gym lifters during one of their four weekly workouts at the gym on July 31, 2006. Powerlifters, like Grandick, are under such great weight that safety must come first. The lifters are unable to workout without the help of spotters. Having a community of serious lifters, like that of the Big Iron Gym, is an integral part of being successful in the sport.
Anna Fuenning, who skates for the Gang Green derby team as Devilynn Wheels, lays in frustration after being shoved outside the track during the final period of the No Coast Derby Girls debut Roller Brawl at the Pershing Auditorium Saturday night. Fuenning was the designated 'jammer,' a player designated to pass opponents for points without being knocked out of bounds. Gang Green lost the game 107-93 to fellow No Coast Derby Girls team Mary Kay Mafia.
Chris Woodson, 22, brushes his teeth before the University of Nebraska takes on Kansas State at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Though raised a Virgina Tech fan in Gloucester, Va., Woodson has fully adopted the lifestyle of a hardcore Nebraska fan and is a fixture at Nebraska football home games. The fans 'look for me and shout for me to do crazy stuff,' Woodson said.
Oregon State catcher Mitch Canham lifts closing pitcher Kevin Gunderson into his arms after they defeated North Carolina 3-2 to win the title at the College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Neb., on Monday, June 26, 2006.
The University of Missouri women's gymnastic team takes the floor in succession before the start of their loss to Nebraska at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.