A Taco Bell manager got her own trading card.
A chemical engineer became a TV regular.
A former bread truck driver fixed Doug Flutie’s Batmobile.
And two longtime friends found love.
All because of cornhole.
“I definitely fell in love through cornhole, which is kind of goofy,” Rosie Streker said. “But cornhole is such a big part of our life — it really is our life.”
For the Strekers, and countless others, cornhole has become more than just a game. It can turn total strangers into friends. And friends into family.
“We have thousands of friends I know by first name from all over the country just from this game,” said Rosie’s husband, Davis. “A common place for a lot of people with so many different backgrounds and ages and skills that would’ve never met one another otherwise. Just this network of friends that’s become exponential for so many of us.”
Not five years ago, cornhole remained a bag-tossing pastime, confined to stadium tailgates, backyard cookouts, church festivals and state fairs.
But entrepreneur Stacey Moore saw the potential for so much more while wading through all the cornhole boards scattered throughout the parking lots outside NC State football games.
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