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For the week of October 2 - 8, 2002


Sports summary

Weems rolls a 300 perfect game

For the second week in a row, the Thursday Night Mixed Bowling League at Mountain Sun Lanes in Bellevue witnessed a perfect 300 game on Sept. 26.

Mike Weems opened with a 300 game and finished with a 728 series. His was the best effort of a night that included Richard Schaefer’s 257 game and 736 series, and a 225 game and 671 series by Bryan Soloaga.

Top women’s scratch games for the night were Jolene Stone 224, Vicki Dick 213 and Linda Rowe 203. Leading scratch series were Vicki Dick 581, Stone 555 and Karla Williams 542.

Witches & Hoz (13.5-2.5) and Big Daddy E & Funky 3 (10.5-5.5) were the top teams after Thursday.


Figure skating golds

Fourteen Sun Valley Figure Skating Club members performed extremely well during the Treasure Valley Ice Classic Sept. 21 in Boise. They came home with 18 first places and nine seconds.

Ali Butler and Ashley Watson placed 1-2 in Intermediate Ladies short and long programs. Others capturing at least one first place were Julia Broderick, Ali Butler, Kelly Collins (five golds), Brittany Eck, Erica Eshman, Clare King, Alyssa Krenz, Julianna Lamb and Nicole Pratt.

Other top placings: 2—Devon Sherrerd. 3—Samantha Hepworth. 4—Kenny Pratt.


Rugby action in Jackson

A shorthanded Bald Mountain Rugby Club dropped a 49-14 decision at Jackson Hole (Wyo.) Saturday.

Dennis McLean and player/coach Scott Huffman scored trys for Ketchum. Jeff Bailey kicked both conversions. Other players on the trip were Mike Pfau, Jeff Rust, Cliff Logsdon, Mike Ward, Terry Coe, Eric Dimmer, Rod Harten, Morgan Mecham and Daniel Mecham.

Ketchum hosts the Boise Lions Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. at O’Donnell Field up Slaughterhouse Canyon, Bellevue.

New players are always welcome. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the Sun Valley soccer field. Call Huffman at 720-4639.


Suns in Steelheads camp

Two key members of last year’s Sun Valley Suns men’s ice hockey team are on the Idaho Steelheads’ 29-player training camp roster.

Defenseman Paul Baranzelli and goalie James Moskos joined the WCHL Idaho Steelheads when the team opened its sixth training camp last weekend in Boise.

The Steelheads have two Bank of America exhibitions—Thursday at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m., both games against Arkansas—before the minor league team cuts its roster to 21 players for the home season opener against Anchorage Oct. 11.


SVSEF scholarship deadline

Scholarship application deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 15 for families interested in the 2002-03 Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation program. All registration materials and 50% tuition payment for returning athletes are due Oct. 15 as well. Scholarships will be awarded by Nov. 20. Call 726-4129.


Litchfield in ski shrine

Former Sun Valley Ski School director John Litchfield was one of six ski industry figures formally inducted into the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame and Museum at Ishpeming, Mich. Sept. 28.

A member of the 1939 class of Dartmouth College, alpine skier Litchfield was a member of the American World Championship team of 1937. After World War II, Litchfield and fellow 10th Mountain Division veterans Friedl Pfeifer and Percy Rideout established Aspen’s first ski school as co-directors. Litchfield later headed the Sun Valley Ski School.

Other 2002 inductees are ski racer Georgene Bihlman, helicopter skiing pioneer Hans Gmoser, U.S. Olympic Committee medical advisor Dr. Robert Oden, ski retailer Carroll Reed and freestyler Nikki Stone.



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