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Men return to Husker Cheer Squad, add more stunts, tumbling


October 13, 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ramarro Lamar was in Marine boot camp in the middle of a July heat wave in Quantico, Virginia, when he got an Instagram message from Nebraska cheerleader Sydney Long.

She was asking if he was interested in joining NU's cheer squad.

Lamar, a senior political science major, shrugged it off. He'd never done anything close to cheerleading before, and the nearest thing he had any experience in was wrestling, a sport centered around throwing somebody to the ground, not holding them up.

So he turned his attention toward completing boot camp, thinking it was a joke.

"We were...

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