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Weisner transferring to Western

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Eastern Washington University’s Brett Weisner is transferring to Western Washington University, Vikings men’s basketball coach Brad Jackson said.

Weisner, a 6-foot-5 forward, has signed a scholarship agreement, Jackson said.

Weisner, a Shadle Park High product, redshirted at EWU last season. He’ll be a redshirt freshman at Western Washington.

Weisner’s father, Darcy, is a 1982 Western Washington graduate and the school’s last three-sport letter winner (football, basketball, track).

• North Idaho College sophomore center Jonathan Holden has signed to play basketball for the University of Minnesota Duluth, an NCAA Division II program.

Holden, a native of Australia, averaged 6.4 points and 3.9 rebounds. He shot 49 percent from the field and 80.6 percent from the free-throw line.


The NAIA fourth-ranked Warriors of Lewis-Clark State (49-7) downed the Gonzaga (21-26) 6-2 in a non-conference game at Avista Stadium.

Warriors starter Carlos Fisher (6-1) allowed only three hits over eight innings while striking out 11.

Lewis and Clark’s Derek Bruce drove in three runs. Bobby Carlson had two RBIs for GU.

• Junior designated hitter Kyle Henderson was Whitworth’s sole first-team selection on the All-Northwest Conference baseball team announced Tuesday.

Senior outfielder Josh Taylor of Whitworth was chosen to the second team.

Track and field

University of Idaho sprinters Tayna Pater and Patrick Ray were chosen Big West Conference track athletes of the week.

Pater was honored after setting the conference’s top time this season in the women’s 100 meters at 11.71 seconds. Ray was the top male athlete after posting the conference’s top time in the 200 at 20.94 seconds.


NIC sophomore Jill Oglesbee has been named first-team All-Region 18 softball for the second straight year.

Oglesbee, a third baseman who prepped at University High, batted nearly .380 during the regular season. She drove in a team-high 33 runs. NIC had three second-team selections: sophomore Amanda Chamberlain and freshmen Lindsay Riley and Darci Byrne. The Cardinals completed their season by going 2-2 at the Region 18 tournament last week. Salt Lake upset top-seeded Dixie twice to capture the championship.

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