Joshua Vinson Jr. was declared the ultimate Josh after the Josh fight took place in Air Park on Saturday. What started as a mid-pandemic joke came to life, as a mixed bag of individuals sharing only their name came to battle it out with pool noodles.
Alex Lantz is a Lincoln native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has had various roles at the Journal Star since 2012. He currently manages the news section on weekends and oversees the internship program.
Josh Swain, a college student from Arizona, challenged other Josh Swains on Facebook to a duel over their name, randomly picking Lincoln as the battleground. On Saturday, hundreds gathered in Air Park to watch them fight with pool noodles.