Kurt Zimmer

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College notebook: Wonderly all-league in bars, balance beam

By Kurt Zimmer March 25, 2015 11:22 p.m.

Sacramento State University senior gymnast Kayla Wonderly of La Center was named All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in balance beam and uneven bars at the MPSF championships Saturday in Anchorage, Alaska.

Gymnastics winding down, but quartet's friendship still strong

By Kurt Zimmer March 12, 2015 6:05 a.m.

The four little girls were 6 years old when they met at Naydenov Gymnastics. Vancouver's KayCee Gassaway and Kalliah McCartney, Dallas Smith of Heisson and Kayla Wonderly of La Center are now college seniors.

Last hurrah drives Lauren Goecke at Cal Poly Pomona

By Kurt Zimmer March 5, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Lauren Goecke has been so close twice before, reaching the state championship game as a Prairie High School senior and the NCAA Division II Final Four last year as a Cal Poly Pomona junior.

Cross training leads King's Way graduate Coval to skiing nationals

By Kurt Zimmer February 26, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Carter Coval played basketball and football at King's Way Christian School, but it was his recreational pursuits of cycling, skiing and mountaineering that led him to Colorado Mesa University.

Woodward, Ward-El on point at USD

By Kurt Zimmer February 19, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Linked by one glorious night for Clark County high school girls basketball, Cori Woodward and Aubrey Ward-El are now collegiate teammates at the University of San Diego.

EWU's Melissa Williams coming 'home' with Eagles

By Kurt Zimmer February 12, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Melissa Williams is hoping to make the most of her final game in the area when her Eastern Washington University basketball team plays Saturday at Portland State.

Mountain View's Lynelle Decker goes two distances for Seattle Pacific

By Kurt Zimmer February 5, 2015 6:05 a.m.

Lynelle Decker and her coaches are still trying to figure out exactly what kind of runner she is.

Skyview High graduate Bowen finds she belongs at Chico State

By Kurt Zimmer January 29, 2015 6:05 a.m.

After a difficult freshman year cut short at Seattle Pacific University, Brooke Bowen was questioning her love for basketball.

Hockinson runner Shannon Porter back on track

By Kurt Zimmer January 21, 2015 9:54 p.m.

After going from major college to junior college then through three years of life experience away from collegiate competition, the Hockinson High School graduate sees the positives in her life experience.

WWU's Guenther, Reiter make most of nationals course

By Kurt Zimmer December 10, 2014 11 p.m.

Being from the Pacific Northwest, Taylor Guenther and Austen Reiter felt right at home Saturday in the slop of the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championships.

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