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Happy Friday from the Falkland Islands, where Cat Gallagher is doing environmental research and hanging with some elephant seals.

—The Louisville softball team saw its season end Thursday with a 4-3 loss to Duke in the ACC tournament quarterfinals.

—Gabriela Leon won the gold medal in the pole vault to lead the U of L women’s track and field team on day one of the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday.

—Jay Scrubb netted his first career NBA points on Thursday night.

—Scott Satterfield is the first to offer class of 2023 in-state prospect Oryend Fisher.

—Spencer Hall makes the entertaining case for inbox infinity.

—This is awfully high-praise for Henry Davis.

Peter Gammons is still the man.

—The U of L rowing team has completed day one at the ACC Championships.

—I’m not comfortable with any title that defines me as “geriatric.” At least not yet.

—Lynn Family Stadium has announced that it will allow 75 percent capacity starting on May 28 and 100 percent capacity starting on June 11.

—Former U of L center Robbie Bell has signed on to be the new offensive line coach at Trinity High School.

—You can help support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by bidding on this game-worn U of L football helmet.

—Noah Locke season is rapidly approaching.

—The Robbie Valentine Summer Basketball Camp is back this year and celebrating its 35th anniversary.

—The new WNBA season is about to get underway, and several former Cardinals figure to play a large part in the campaign.

—Medina Spirit’s tests came back negative, which means the Derby winner is good to go for Saturday’s Preakness.

—Denny Crum Hall is coming.

—Cardinal Authority identifies some offensive line recruits from the class of 2022 to keep your eyes on.

—Rondale Moore is confident that everything with him and the Arizona Cardinals will work out.

—I’m not sure what’s more disturbing: The number of people who don’t think they could take a rat in a fight, or the number who do think they could beat up an elephant, lion or gorilla.

—Racing Louisville FC is back in action tonight against Kansas City.

—The Louder Than Life music festival is returning to Louisville this year.

—Teddy Bridgewater threw some shade at the Panthers for not practicing 2-minute drills last season.

—Friday Irrelevance, double helping.

—Louisville Report previews this weekend’s baseball series in Chapel Hill.

—North Laurel’s Reed Sheppard, the son of former UK basketball player Jeff Sheppard and a member of the class of 2023, will take an unofficial visit to Louisville on June 3.

—And finally, happy weekend, kids. Enjoy the long days and the nice weather.