A Papermill Printing 3-on-3 basketball team won its 14th consecutive age bracket championship at last week’s State Senior Games in Olympia.
The 60-64 team finished 3-0 in its bracket, beating Magnuson Park of Seattle 56-39 in the title game. Team members are Jon Heimbigner, Jack Soliday, Dan Steward, Bill Maxey and Mike Bourn.
The 55-59 team also won its age bracket and defeated the 50-54 title team Total Package of Bremerton 56-55. Team members are Jim Preston, Ron Cox, Tim Gaebe, Dave Wood and Terry Souhrada.
Gonzaga University’s men’s and women’s tennis teams were honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association for outstanding performances in the classroom this past season.
The two Bulldogs squads were recognized with ITA All-Academic Team honors. The Bulldogs women earned a 3.33 cumulative GPA in the spring while the men compiled a 3.44 cumulative GPA.
The Bulldogs also had seven women and four men to be named ITA Scholar-Athletes.
Representing the women were graduated seniors Clare Dodge (3.84 GPA, psychology major) and Jackie Tabb (3.63, public relations); seniors-to-be Kristina Zauere (3.51 public relations) and Sophie Lantta (3.54, history); juniors Gabrielle Verspieren (3.61, human psychology) and Britta Stime (3.54, international studies); and sophomore Kelly Humphrey (3.79, business). Listed on the men’s side were seniors-to-be Tyler Campbell (3.66, business) and Zhia Hwa Chong (3.78, computer science), junior Levin Guillermo (3.92, civil engineering) and sophomore Muzeen Ismath (3.64, biology).
EWU Athletic Director Bill Chaves has been elected chair of the NCAA Administration Cabinet for the 2011-12 academic year.
The cabinet, which consists of 21 members from various Division I institutions and conference offices, is responsible for administrative functions within Division I athletics, including governance issues, review of applications for reclassification to Division I status, and all committee selections.
Chaves has served as the Big Sky representative on the NCAA Administration Cabinet for the past three years. Upon entering his fourth and final year of service, he was elected chair of the esteemed governing group. His term will conclude in June.
Gonzaga University incoming freshman Erik Krzyzanowski of Scottsbluff, Neb., tied for 15th at the 103rd Nebraska Amateur Men’s Golf Championship last weekend.
Krzyzanowski had rounds of 76-74-75-76 for a 72-hole score of 13-over 301 on the 7,063-yard, par-72 Shadow Ridge Country Club layout in Omaha. Andy Sajevic won his second straight state championship, finishing at 2-over 290.
Washington State University rower Lisa Roman and her Canadian under 23 8 crew captured gold at the 2011 World Rowing Under-23 Championships last Sunday at Amsterdam, Netherlands.
A two-year member of the Cougars’ rowing team and a rising senior, Roman has rowed with the varsity 8 crew in both seasons, leading the boat to an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Championships in 2011 and a 14th-place finish in 2010. This season WSU placed 12th as a team at the championships, following a 13th-place finish last season.
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