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NORTHWEST NOTES Dec. 11, 2010

| December 11, 2010 8:00 PM

EWU football game on couple of TV stations

Today's Eastern Washington University playoff football game can be seen locally on SWX (digital 6.2, Time Warner 306) and Altitude (DirecTV channel 682).

EWU plays North Dakota State today at 12:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Eastern's radio broadcast of the game may be heard on 700-AM ESPN and via the web at www.espnnorthwest.com.

Davidson to be featured on Golf Channel special

Tom Davidson of the Circling Raven Golf Club will be featured during a one-hour special on Monday during The PGA of America's 2010 Year in Review at 6 p.m. on the Golf Channel.

Davidson was named PGA National Merchandiser of the Year for resort courses, his third year in a row to win for the Pacific Northwest section. He was among 10 finalists for the award in 2009.

The show will air again next Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

"I'm proud and happy of all of us here at Circling Raven," Davidson said. "The exposure will, without a doubt, have great value for the resort, for Circling Raven and for the entire region. Our staff has done a great job over time, the kind of work that certainly helps create awards like this and, therefore, the attention."

The full awards feature can be accessed in the December issue at www.pgamagazine-digital.com.

Crimp to speak to NIC boosters

Former North Idaho College women's basketball coach Greg Crimp will be the featured speaker at the NIC Booster Club Luncheon on Tuesday at the Outback Steakhouse in Coeur d'Alene.

Crimp led the Cardinals to five Region 18 championships and five NJCAA tournament appearances. Under his leadership, the 1997 team finished sixth in the nation, the top finish in the program's storied history. Crimp coached the Cardinals for 21 seasons over two periods, and remains the all-time leader in wins.

Crimp is the owner of the Sports Cellar in downtown Coeur d'Alene.

The public is welcome to attend the meeting and the cost of lunch is not covered.

The NIC Booster Club meets on the second and last Tuesday of the month at noon. All summer meetings will be held at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Shore Lounge.

Information: 769-3348

Shock add Bumpus, Collins to active roster

The Spokane Shock announced wide receiver Michael Bumpus and quarterback Andy Collins have been added to the roster.

Bumpus (6-foot, 190 pounds) put together a record-setting collegiate career at Washington State, recording 195 receptions for 2,022 yards and eight touchdowns. In 2008, Bumpus signed a free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks and recorded five receptions for 48 yards with one touchdown in four games, including one start. After being released by Seattle, Bumpus spent the 2009 season with the B.C. Lions as a member of the practice squad. It will be his first season in the AFL.

Collins (6-2, 225) started his arena football career in 2008, splitting the season between the AFL and the af2. After starting the season with the Los Angeles Avengers, he was traded to the Colorado Crush and finished the season with the Stockton Lightning.

In 2009, Collins returned to the Lightning, Collins played 21 games and completed 54 percent of his passes with 86 touchdown passes.

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