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Nebraska has many great state parks to explore I’ve spent the last week traveling across the northern part of Nebraska and enjoying some state parks. We spent a few days with friends at Ponca State Park to start it off. My kids said the pool was the best part there.
Then we traveled with my parents across the entire state to Fort Robinson. I think tubing or a jeep ride up in the buttes were the favorites at Fort Robinson.
As we traveled across the state I made sure we made a few Nebraska Passport stops along the way. My favorite passport stop was Smith Falls. If you haven’t been there, I recommend it. It is beautiful and the waterfall was especially refreshing on the hot day that we were there.
I am continually amazed at all of the cool places there are across the state and can’t wait to see more. Do you have any hidden gems that I should know about?
Here are your flakes.
Nebraska
DB Tyreke Johnson talks transfer to the Huskers, says he felt ‘love and energy’ during Lincoln visit | Recruiting | journalstar.comNew Nebraska defensive back Tyreke Johnson explains what sold him on Nebraska, how difficult it was to leave Ohio State and more.
The 10 Most Intriguing Huskers of 2021: No. 7 Gabe Ervin Jr. – Nebraska Football | Hail VarsityWhen he should have still been in high school, Gabe Ervin was wowing this spring. With the RB room wide open, the freshman now has everyone’s attention
CBSSports notes Toure as a future household name among transfers.
Former Husker Wins Title at Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Nationals – University of NebraskaFormer Nebraska basketball player Steffon Bradford earned another honor in his professional career over the weekend, as his 3Ball Omaha team won the Red Bull USA
Luke McCaffrey transfer: Ex-Louisville, Nebraska quarterback chooses Rice as next destination – CBSSports.comMcCaffrey was only with the Cardinals for four months prior to announcing his departure last week
Knapton Takes Fifth in Platform Final – University of NebraskaNebraska All-American Abigail Knapton climbed to fifth in the final standings in the women’s platform diving competition at the U.S. Olympic Diving Team Trials on

Nebraska All-American Abigail Knapton climbed to fifth in the final standings in the women’s platform diving competition at the U.S. Olympic Diving Team Trials on

Elsewhere
Top 100 NFL Players of 2021: Patrick Mahomes holds on to No. 1 spot, Josh Allen rockets into top 10 – CBSSports.comhttps://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/top-100-nfl-players-of-2021-patrick-mahomes-holds-on-to-no-1-spot-josh-allen-rockets-into-top-10/?ftag=SPM-16-10abi8e
MLB players caught with any foreign substance to face 10-day suspension, sources sayMLB is expected to announce Tuesday that it will suspend players caught with any foreign substance for 10 days with pay to help curtail the widespread use of grip enhancers by pitchers around the league, sources familiar with the plans told ESPN.
Virginia Cavaliers, Mississippi State Bulldogs round out field for College World SeriesVirginia will play Tennessee in its first game in the CWS, which starts Saturday in Omaha. The other openers: Mississippi State against Texas, NC State vs. Stanford, and Arizona vs. Vanderbilt.
76ers vs. Hawks score: Trae Young, Atlanta even series with Philadelphia after comeback win in Game 4 – CBSSports.comYoung finished the win with a game-high 25 points to go along with 18 assists
Gerard Gallant reportedly the Rangers’ choice as next head coachGerard Gallant reportedly the Rangers’ choice as next head coach: Gallant last coached in the NHL with the Vegas Golden Knights from 2017-2020.
Katie Ledecky’s first opportunity to make Tokyo Olympic team has arrived in 400m freestyle – OlympicTalk | NBC SportsLedecky has held the 400m freestyle world record since 2014 and could win the race by a few seconds in Omaha.

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