A+ College World Series teams practicing in Bellevue. A tradition I hope continues for as long as the CWS is played in Omaha. What a great thing for our young baseball fans to enjoy.

A Summer. According to some Husker football fans, it signals the beginning of the annual countdown to another season at Memorial Stadium with a Big Ten championship in their sights.

C Fireworks. The annual discharging of Black Cats, Roman candles and whatever the high-pitched whizzing thing is called is about to begin and who doesn’t look forward to gazing skyward for 10 consecutive nights to marvel at the dazzling display of colors and watch for tiny parachutists making their way earthward? My only request is folks put out their punks (or in most cases, shut down their propane torches) at a decent hour. Be safe, everyone.

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