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Hoiberg Flakes: Runza, CWS, & Fred Adds Another Walk-On

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Wake up and drink your coffee. It’s Monday!

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Nebraska’s own Triple-A minor league baseball squad the Storm Chasers and everyone’s favorite pocket warmer Runza came together and did a Runza Day at Werner park this weekend. The event was promoted so well that ESPN picked it up for a segment.

While it’s nice to see the local team pick up some nation attention, someone probably should have gave them the proper pronunciation of the business.

Run-za

Not, Ron-za

Now that things are cleared up, we can move on from this national crisis and worry about more important things. Like how BBQ and Grilling can be used interchangeably.

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