Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Sports summary

Willard wins IGA Senior Women's golf in playoff

Ketchum's Kitty Willard (74-78 for 8-over-par 152) won a playoff with Boise's Sheryl Scott (77-75 for 152) for the Senior Women's title Sunday finalizing the 36-hole Idaho Golf Association Tournament of Champions at Elkhorn Golf Club. In the field were 102 Gem State club champions.

Here are champions in the four divisions and local golfers:

Men: 1—Darren Kuhn, Pocatello 70-71 for 3-under-par 141. 29—Mike Pirzynski 79-83 for 18-over-par 162 (40 golfers). Women: 1—Abby Black, Eagle 72-77 for 5-over-par 149 (14 golfers). Senior Men: 1—Allan Howa, Twin Falls 74-74 for 4-over-par 148. 15—Kevin Cincotta 86-78 for 20-over-par 164. 16—Randy Kolash 80-85 for 21-over-par 165. 17—John Manocheo 80-87 for 23-over-par 167. 20—Doug D'Andrea 79-92 for 27-over-par 171 (24 golfers). Senior Women: 15 (tie)—Mary Burns 90-89 for 35-over-par 179 and Terry Tracy 88-91 for 35-over-par 179 (24 golfers).

Women invited to hockey clinic Sunday in Sun Valley

Prospective women's ice hockey players are invited to a free two-hour introduction to hockey clinic Sunday, Oct. 2 from 3-5 p.m. at Sun Valley Skating Center. No experience is necessary. There will be discussion and questions-and-answers from 3-4 p.m. followed by an on-ice session from 4-5 p.m. Questions, call Janet Salvoni at 721-1545.

Golf benefit for SV Youth Hockey

Sun Valley Youth Hockey benefits from a fundraising scramble golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 30 beginning with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start at Elkhorn Golf Club. Registration gets underway at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $140 for an individual or $550 for a team. Organizers are also selling raffle tickets for $10. The grand prize is a 2011-12 adult season ski pass. Other prizes are an autographed Boston Bruins jersey and a Maui getaway. Any questions, contact Chris Benson at 720-0172 or Sarah Benson at 720-3086 or  HYPERLINK "" Also visit

Sign up for SVSEF winter programs

The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation is accepting applications for new and returning athletes for the 2011-12 winter season. Founded in 1966, the SVSEF offers teams in four different disciplines—alpine, freestyle, cross country and snowboard. For more information, visit, or call Jody at 726-4129 ext. 101.

City of Trees Marathon in Boise

Choose either the 13.1-mile (9 a.m. start) or 26.2-mile (8 a.m.) distance for the City of Trees Marathon event Sunday, Oct. 9 in Boise starting at ParkCenter Park. The events take place on certified courses, and the 26.2-miler is a Boston Marathon qualifier. Visit

Dry land training with E.J. Harpham

Register for the Blaine County Recreation District's Nordic Dryland Training pre-ski season workouts. Instructor EJ Harpham helps you develop techniques, muscles and knowledge specific to the Nordic skier. Classes are offered Mondays at noon in October. Check in at The Community Campus BCRD FitWorks in Hailey. The class is held on the fields south of the campus. Five classes are $40 or pay $10 for the drop-in rate. Call 578-5453.

Hockey player Lampl traded from Steelies to Grizzlies

Idaho Steelheads head coach and Director of Hockey Operations Hardy Sauter announced Sept. 13 that the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads minor league hockey team has traded the rights to 5-11, 185-pound defenseman Cody Lampl along with forward Kyle Reed to the Utah Grizzlies.

Defenseman Lampl, 25, of Ketchum is a two-time winner of the team's Bill Campbell Community Service Award. Lampl skated in 97 regular-season games for the Boise-based Steelheads, scoring one goal and adding 27 assists. He appeared in 17 more post-season games in two seasons for the Steelheads, a team affiliated with the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars. Lampl also made his American Hockey League debut last season, playing in one game for the AHL's Abbotsford Heat.

Based at Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah, the Grizzlies are affiliated with the NHL Calgary Flames and AHL Abbotsford Heat.

Youth baseball hitting clinic

Lars Hovey of Sawtooth Baseball ( has invited College of Idaho baseball coach Shawn Humberger to Founders Field in Hailey Sunday, Oct. 2 for a youth hitting clinic. The 12-and-under players have their clinic from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and 13-and-over from 1:30-4 p.m. Lunch is provided for all during a question-and-answer period with coach Humberger.

Any proceeds ($25 entry fee for youth, $15 for coaches including a hitting mechanics video) benefit the Keefer Field Project go raise money for dugouts and other field improvements at the new Hailey diamond. The first 50 registrants will receive a College of Idaho baseball shirt.

Order Halloween costumes, help Spirit n'Motion

Help raise money for Spirit n' Motion Athletic School's equipment and supplies by ordering Halloween costumes online. By using the SMAS code online when purchasing at, the customer can send 15% of the sale price to the Hailey-based recreation club for kids, according to owner/director/head coach Amanda Norton. Visit and use the promo code FUN672 to help the club. Call 720-4306 or 208-968-4483.

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