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Idaho’s Jarred Bossio wins WSGA Men’s Amateur

University of Idaho golfer Jarred Bossio of Olympia won the Washington State Golf Association Men’s Amateur Championship played at the McCormick Woods Golf Course in Port Orchard, Wash., on Thursday.

Bossio finished with a final-round, 1-under-par 71 for a four-round total of 280 and a four-stroke victory over Andew Perez, also of Olympia.

Garrett Howard, a 2010 graduate of Ferris HS who plays at Cal State San Bernardino, shared the low round of the day with a 70. He finished at 295. Alex Pounds of Coeur d’Alene, who plays for CC Spokane, was at 293.

• St. George’s graduate Chessey Thomas of Spokane, who plays at the University of Tennessee, finished fourth in the WSGA Women’s Amateur Championship at the Home Course in Dupont, Wash. Thomas shot a final round of 76 for a three-round total of 3-over-par 219, six strokes behind winner Erynne Lee of Silverdale, Wash.

Kaitlen Parsons, a University HS graduate who plays at Northern Arizona University, was at 230.


Former Spokane Chief and Shadle Park graduate Derek Ryan is headed overseas to continue his hockey career.

 The Canada West MVP and All-Canadian first team forward for the University of Alberta, signed a one-year deal with Szekesfehervar in Hungary.

 Ryan, who was the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference Rookie of the Year in 2005, led the Chiefs in scoring in two of his three seasons before continuing his career at UA.

He had 17 goals and 30 assists this past season to lead the Canadian league in scoring.

  • Assistant coach Bill Shaw replaces head coach Gary Braun as the head coach for the Eastern Washington club team.

 Shaw has coached the Eagles, who are moving into the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League, for three seasons. In five seasons Braun went 115-29-8.

 J.C. Thomas, an assant coach with the Spokane Braves, will assist Shaw.

• Spokane Chiefs goalie James Reid, who set the franchise record with 85 wins in his three-year career, is going to play for a former Chief at the University of Lethbridge.

 Reid, the reigning WHL Western Conference goalie of the Year, is going to play for Greg Gatto, who played in Spokane 20 years ago. Reid was fourth in the WHL with a 2.58 goals against average and had a 25-9-2-1 with four shutouts.

 Two other former Chiefs players are on the Pronghorns’ roster, forward Ryan Letts and defenseman Mike Reddington.

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