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Northwest Notes June 10, 2010

| June 10, 2010 9:00 PM

Youth camps

deadline extended

North Idaho College men's basketball coach Jared Phay said that the Hi Point Sports Youth Skills Camps have extended the deadline to register to Saturday.

The camp, which runs Monday through Thursday at NIC's Christianson Gymnasium, is limited to 50 participants in each skill level. The three camps are: competition level skills from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and the basketball day camp from 9 a.m. to noon daily, which is specifically tailored for beginning athletes grades 3 to 5.

Registration feeds include instruction on skills and technique and conditioning training.

For more information about the camps, contact Roger Stewart at 659-4773 or Patty Stewart at 769-3348.

Camp information is also available on the NIC athletics website at www.nic.edu/athletics.

Springer going to Southern Oregon

North Idaho College softball player Brooke Springer has signed to play for Southern Oregon University next season.

Springer, a sophomore leftfielder from Omak, Wash., was a two-year starter for the Cardinals, playing in 111 games during her NIC career.

Lamperti earns

academic honors

North Idaho College women's basketball player Mariana Lamperti, a 5-foot, 10-inch wing from Brazil, has earned National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-American honors.

Lamperti graduated from NIC in May with a 3.88 grade point average. In addition, she was selected as the NIC Female Academic Athlete of the Year Award recipient this year.

Garcia wins

triathlon

Derek Garcia, 26, of Post Falls was the overall winner in Sunday's inaugural Radiant Lake Triathlon in Rathdrum.

A total of 112 finishers completed the race, which was made up of a 1/2 mile swim, 13.9 mile bike and 3.1 mile run.

The overall female finisher was Haley Cooper-Scott, 30, of Spokane with a time of 1 hour, eight minutes and 46 seconds.

The overall team winners were The Blondies consisting of Jordan Igo, Carli Nelson and Erin Norris of Coeur d'Alene in a time of 1:38.38.

Full results can be found at www.radiantlaketriathlon.com.

Bulldogs

select Turner

Grant Turner, a 2008 graduate of Coeur d'Alene High, has been recruited to play semi-pro football for the Bellingham Bulldogs.

Turner earned a starting position as an offensive guard for the Bulldogs, who won their opener Sunday against the Portland Raiders 34-0.

Turner will graduate from Skagit Valley Community College this month with a degree in welding.

Motocross coming to Spokane area

Motocross racing is coming to the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center this summer in a three-event race series.

The first event will be June 19 with the Roy Chambliss 56R Memorial race, followed by the Summer Shootout on Aug. 21 and the fall classic on Oct. 2.

Gates will open on race days at noon, with heats beginning at 4 p.m. with the main events starting at 7 p.m.

For more information or to register for events, contact www.diamondamotorsports.com or contact Mark Anderson at (509)990-4854.

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