It's clear that the powers of Nightmare Ant are still not fully understood. For instance, apparently he has the ability to command his minions to ruin any sporting event he chooses. Swarm, my pretties! Swarm! A football game scheduled at Rialto High School ii Calif., was canceled recently when a colony of fire ants took over the field.

Discovered by a groundskeeper last week, the venomous red pests have set up several mound-like colonies on the football and baseball fields. The Southern California school canceled a freshman football game, moved practices and called the state Department of Agriculture. “They’re from South America,” said Syeda Jafri, spokeswoman for the Rialto Unified School District. “How they got here, we have no idea.”

Meanwhile, the Ft. Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA's D League announced that they will be featured in upcoming episodes of One Tree Hill. Do you get the feeling that Nightmare Ant is trying to take over the world? The name and logo of the NBA D-League team will be part of The CW’s “One Tree Hill,” which airs at 9 p.m. Mondays. Stinging Defense; Ants Ruin Prep Football Game [NBCSports] Fire Ants Found On New Rialto High School Fields [San Bernardino Sun]