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Posted 19 Nov 2001   For week ended November 9, 2001
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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.

Staley Named MWC Offensive Player of the Week
BYU junior running back Luke Staley was named the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week after pacing BYU (9-0, 5-0) to a 56-34 victory over Colorado State on Thursday.

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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