Ok, so it’s old news that I like to feed birds and that I have been on a decades-long quest to find a squirrel-proof bird feeder.
My venture into the world of watching little feathered friends merrily feasting on sunflower and millet seeds unmolested by squirrels is well known. It’s practically me to need psychiatric counseling. I know, squirrels have to eat too but there are acorns and hickory nuts and other stuff they can nibble on. That’s not the primary fact that drives my obsession to keep bushy-tails off my feeders. It’s that I am determined that a little furry critter with a brain the size of an overcup acorn is not going to outsmart me.
OMAHA, Neb. — Building a new ballpark and successfully rebranding a franchise are always huge accomplishments; the fact that Martie Cordaro and Alan Stein managed to do both despite some pretty steep odds wins them recognition as Baseball’s Executives of the Year from Ballpark Digest.
In some ways professional baseball was an afterthought when the city of Omaha and the NCAA embarked on planning for a new College World Series ballpark.
DENVER, Colo. — Louisiana Tech track and field standout Chelsea Hayes was named the 2011-12 Joe Kearney Award winner, the top honor that can be awarded to an athlete in the Western Athletic Conference.
Hayes is the first Tech athlete to win the award. Named in honor of former WAC commissioner Joe Kearney, the awards are given annually to the top male and female student-athletes in the WAC.