| Holmoe Resigns: Cal Coach Out After 11-game Losing Streak
|Tom Holmoe, one of just three Mormon NCAA Divsion I
head coaches, has resigned from the UC Berkeley Goldon Bears effective the
end of the season. Holmoe's resignation caps a 12-year coaching career that
included a fast seven-year rise to head coach, but also a declinging record
over the past three seasons. "It's with deep regret that I arrived at this
decision," Holmoe said in a statement. "We had great dreams when we took
over the reins here five years ago, and it's unfortunate that many of those
dreams were not realized."
| RM's Patience Pays Off When Opportunity Knocks
|Junior wide receiver Aaron Boone was confused
four games into the University of Kentucky's football season. While
the Snow College transfer was a first-team junior college
All-American last season, he couldn't seem to get into the games this
season, managing to catch just one pass in those four games. Finally
the wide receivers coach noticed his hard work and size, and Boone
has capitalized on the opportunity, snagging five passes for 94 yards
and two touchdowns in UK's game against Georgia October 20th.
| Domanator Named Davey O'Brien Award Semifinalist
|The Davey O'Brien Foundation today announced 12
semifinalists for the 2001 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award,
presented annually to the nation's best college quarterback. The O'Brien
Advisory Committee, composed of national sportswriters and commentators will
vote again later this month.
| Brigham Young's Jason Lamb Selected to Coach 2002 USA West All-Star Team
|USA West Lacrosse has announced that Brigham
Young University head coach Jason Lamb has been selected as head
coach of the 2002 USA West College All-Star Team. The team will
scrimmage Team USA at Pepperdine in late June before traveling to
Perth, Australia to compete in the Australian Senior Championships
and in pre-World Championships scrimmages against several national
teams as they prepare for the World Championships. The team will also
compete in the International Open Tournament at the World
Championships, which are in Perth July 5 -14.
| Sports: NBA Starts, But Madsen Injured; Forsman Hits Top 5!
|The NBA's season began this past week, just as
the delayed baseball season finally drew to a close, but two of the
Mormon players in the league aren't on the court yet. Mark "Mad Dog"
Madsen is out with an abdominal strain, while the New York Knick's
Travis Knight is just spending a lot of time on the bench. Meanwhile,
golfer Dan Forsman earned his first top 5 finish of the year,
finishing 4th at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic to capture a purse
in excess of $100,000 for the first time this year. The finish also
vaulted Forsman to 114th on the money list, where, along with Jay Don
Blake, he will get a spot on the tour for next year.
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