| Two LDS SLOC Execs Could Face Charges
|After federal prosecutors filed a plea
agreement with former U.S. Olympic Committee official Alfredo LaMont,
speculation has centered on whether or not LDS Church members Tom
Welch and Dave Johnson will be prosecuted for their role in the Salt
Lake Olympic bid scandal as a result. Documents on file with the U.S.
Department of Justice say that Salt Lake bid committee "Officers 1
and 2" conspired with LaMont.
| Ainge's Clutch Shot Remembered For March Madness
|With College basketball's fabled "March
Madness" upon us, the Times remembers several players who came
through in clutch situations, winning games for their teams. Included
among the memories is former basketball coach Danny Ainge's
game-winning basket to win a March Madness game against Notre Dame in
| Stanford's LDS Basketball Star Is Larger Than Life
|Mark Madsen is larger than life.
The 6-foot-9, 240 lb. power forward with a deep rooted background in
the Mormon faith, wants others to see him as someone who has made
"plenty of mistakes." The problem for Madsen is one of a
media-created myth that he is not like anyone else. Stanford
teammate Casey Jacobesen sums it up by saying, "Let's be honest, the
guy is almost too good to be true."
| LDS Gymnast Surprises Coach By Getting Married
|Married life is agreeing with the bubbly
Christensen-Cowley, who is competing in the Pac-10 championships.
Christensen married her high school boyfriend Jeremy Cowley on
December 21, just 10 days before her 21st birthday and less than
three weeks before the start of the season. "It was kind of funny to
see the different reactions," she said. "A lot of people were a
little bit hesitant."
| LDS Church Volunteers Constructing Springville 'Field Of Dreams
|If you closely at the middle of a prime piece of
farmland at about 500 South and 900 West in Springville, Utah you
will see volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints working full time on a church version of the popular movie
"Field of Dreams." With a due date of late summer, every effort is
being made to convert this prime piece of farmland in the southwest
part of town into a four-diamond complex, complete with a central
structure for score keeping, announcer, restroom and snack-bar.
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