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Frosted Flakes: Kate Smith Wins Big Ten, Baseball Wins Another Series and Josh Fight!

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Really, you have to check out some of the highlights from the big win by the baseball team in extra innings!

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You almost didn’t get a poop section in this week’s Monday Flakes. I woke up to find that Ranchhand 3’s cat carpet bombed the rug by my desk. After cleaning that up, searching for more poop related items was not as much fun as normal.

Fortunately for you, I didn’t get any pictrues before digging out the Resolve and paper towels.

The biggest news in Nebraska this weekend however, had nothing to do my my son’s cat. People traveled from far and wide to “battle” over the name Josh with several hundred pounds of food collected for area food banks. I guess pandemic boredom can lead to fun an amazing things.

Josh fight: Winner of Nebraska battle is 4-year-old Joshua Vinson Jr.
Hundreds flocked to a Nebraska park for an intense battle royale to determine who is the top Josh. The winner? 4-year-old Josh Vinson Jr.

Any of our CN community take part in the Josh Fight?

Frosted Flakes

Golf: Smith Storms to Big Ten Title - University of Nebraska
Kate Smith shot a scorching 64 (-8) to tie her own record for the best individual round in school history and capture Nebraska’s first-ever Big Ten women’s golf...

Congratulations to Kate!

HuskerOnline - Nebraska spring football: Heading into Week 5
Here are some things that have stood out as Nebraska heads into its fifth and final week of spring practice.

My added thought; Mart Markley will have some competition in the CN comments section.

Huskers Take Road Series at Michigan State with 9-6 Win in 12 Innings
The Nebraska baseball team jumped out to a 6-0 lead on Sunday at McLane Stadium but needed 12 innings to win its seventh conference series of the year with a 9-6 victory.

Several Huskers deserve shoutouts for saving this series for Nebraska. Check out Keith’s recap to get highlights of Cam Chick’s mind-bending catch which kept the game tied in the eight inning and when center fielder Jaxon Hallmark gunned down a runner at the plate in the 11th. Had that run scored, it would have been the game (and series) winner for MSU. Max Anderson and Efry Cervantes (who had an 0-29 streak at the plate going) batted in the winning runs in the 12th. And Mojo Hagge (who has had to take a role off the bench as a senior) laid out in left field to secure the final out of the game.

Strong late innings boost Wisconsin softball for win over Nebraska | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
Nebraska dropped the series finale against Wisconsin on Sunday, losing 9-3.

Nebraska Recruiting: How Can Programs Gain on Top Teams on the Trail? - Nebraska Football Recruiting | Hail Varsity
Recruiting never stops and it’s easy to miss the top stories day-to-day. Recruiting analyst Greg Smith recaps all things Nebraska recruiting news, analysis and more so you never miss a thing.

Husker hoops commit Blaise Keita erupts for career-high 27 points in national juco title win | Men’s Basketball | journalstar.com
The 6-foot-10 Keita, a Class of 2022 forward, scored seven of his team’s first 11 points — and that was just the start.

Nebraska Bowling: Elliott Named Most Outstanding Tournament Player - University of Nebraska
Lincoln - Nebraska’s Crystal Elliott earned Most Outstanding Player Honors and was named to the Women’s Bowling Championship All-Tournament Team by the NCAA.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

Watch: Dog steals first place at Utah high school relay race
An unexpected competitor decided to join a relay race and steal the win at a Utah high school last week.

College World Series expected to have 50% capacity this year - NORTHEAST - NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA
The NCAA said Thursday that it will limit attendance to 50% capacity for its remaining outdoor spring championships, which includes the College World Series in Omaha.

Meet the NFL draft’s most extraordinary prospect, Kwity Paye
Kwity Paye, who is expected to be the first defensive lineman taken in the NFL draft, began his journey in a refugee camp in Guinea. He plans to use his platform to call attention to immigration issues.

Kentucky wins first volleyball title in 4 sets over Texas | National Sports | yankton.net
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kentucky’s Alli Stumler bumped into coach Craig Skinner at the team hotel a few hours before the NCAA volleyball championship match and had a question for

One of John Cook’s former assistants takes home the title.

Kim Mulkey: HOF women’s basketball coach leaves Baylor for LSU - Sports Illustrated
Kim Mulkey takes over at LSU after leading Baylor to three national championships in her 21-year tenure.

Wait, WUT?

How scouting during the pandemic will turn 2021 NFL draft into ‘wild, Wild West’
Less interaction in the pre-draft process “means less groupthink and more surprises,” as one scout put it heading into Thursday’s draft.

It already was the wild west. Now, teams can embrace the chaos.

49ers NFL Draft: Justin Fields confirms he’s been managing epilepsy to NFL teams - Niners Nation
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields confirmed with NFL teams during the pre-draft process that he’s managing epilepsy - a neurological disorder that can cause seizures....

Another Week - Another Poop Article

The Cincinnati Zoo produces a lot of poop, and they're putting it to good use
The zoo has partnered with a company in Ireland to use an aerobic digester to "cook" the waste material and break it down into fertilizer.

More Noise and Other Distubances

Harriet Tubman: archaeologists find abolitionist’s lost Maryland home | Maryland | The Guardian
Known as one of US history’s singular heroes, Tubman is believed to have spent time at the cabin as a child and teenager

At this wedding, the bride and groom were the crashers - ABC News
Courtney Wilson and Shenita Jones invited family and friends to their “dream home and estate” for their weekend wedding celebration: the ceremony Saturday, brunch on Sunday. There was just one problem

The guards caring for Chernobyl's abandoned dogs - BBC Future
The descendants of pets abandoned by those fleeing the Chernobyl disaster are now striking up a curious relationship with humans charged with guarding the contaminated area.

'Pizzly' bear hybrids are spreading across the Arctic thanks to climate change | Live Science
The climate crisis is expanding both of the bear species' ranges, bringing them into closer contact.

Italian man avoided turning up to work for 15 years, reports say | The Independent
He is reportedly facing an investigation for fraud, extortion and abuse of office

15 French volunteers leave cave after 40 days without daylight or clocks | France | The Guardian
Deep Time project investigated how a lack of external contact would affect sense of time – and two thirds wanted to stay longer

Bugs Allowed Hackers to Dox John Deere Tractor Owners
A security researcher found two bugs that allowed him to find customers who had purchased John Deere tractors or equipment.

The man who stole a hotel - Capital Daily
A fugitive from the US started fresh on Vancouver Island—then bilked new victims out of millions of dollars while law enforcement refused to act

How Yahoo Became an Internet Villain - The Atlantic
How the historic company became known as a bumbling villain of internet culture

'Brazil nut puzzle' cracked by researchers | Live Science
Scientists finally show how the biggest nuts rise to the top.

Then There’s This

How Many Followers Do Influencers Need To Make A Living? - Digg
The salary of a social media influencer can vary wildly depending on the creator. Here’s a calculator that shows how many views and followers you need to make a living.

TLDR: It’s A LOT!

Michigan woman glues eye shut after mistaking nail glue for eye drops: report | Fox News
A Michigan woman nearly lost her vision last week after she mistook a bottle of nail glue for eye drops, according to reports.

Explosion at gender reveal party rocks several towns | Strange AP | yankton.net
KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — One New Hampshire family’s gender reveal party was such a blast that it rattled towns, set off reports of an earthquake, and could be heard from

Maybe it is time to reclassify gender reveal party mishaps into the “Sportsin” section since it appears to have become a competitive thing.