PULLMAN - Both Pullman boys' and girls' cross country teams handled East Valley of Spokane in the Hounds' first home race of the season Wednesday.
The girls kept a 19-42 victory at home, and the boys joined them with a 20-37 notch.
Freshman Kylie Franklin won the girls' race with a 21:16 mark, while four of her Hounds teammates finished in the next five spots. East Valley's Sabrina Sharp checked in at second, just three seconds behind Franklin.
Each of the top three runners on the boys' side were Hounds - Eliason Kabasenche, Roman Romanyuk and Patrick Nairimo all finished within five seconds of each other.
Team scores - 1, Pullman, 20. 2, East Valley (Spokane), 37.
Medalist - Eliason Kabasenche, Pul, 18:24.
Top 5 Pullman finishers - 1, Kabasenche, 18:24. 2, Roman Romanyuk, 18:26. 3, Patrick Nairimo, 18:29. 5, Asher Cousin, 19:01. 9, Scott Carlson, 19:16.
Team scores - 1, Pullman, 19. 2, East Valley 42.
Medalist - 1, Kylie Franklin, Pul, 21:16.
Top 5 Pullman finishers - 1, Kylie Franklin, 21:16. 3, Jenna Herzog, 21:56. 4, Nicole Jones, 22:02. 5, Ryan Hyatt, 22:46. 6, Kelli Heim, 23:23.
Pullman Christian sweep
HAYDEN, Idaho - In a late-reported match from Tuesday, Pullman Christian knocked off Christian Center School 25-13, 25-9, 25-21.
Annie Goetze led in kills with nine and also notched four blocks, Alina Combs led in digs with 14 and also notched one ace.
This win improves Pullman Christian's record to 2-0 on the season.
Pomeroy's Gwinn named as one of WIAA's athletes of the week
RENTON, Wash. - Pomeroy football standout Jace Gwinn was among the 10 prep athletes chosen by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association as athletes of the week, it was announced Wednesday.
Gwinn, a senior, received nominations based on his stellar play last Friday in a 58-0 win over St. John-Endicott/LaCrosse. He logged seven tackles, forced a fumble, rushed for 184 yards and three scores, and passed for 48 yards.
Bob Frederick Leadership Lecture Series announced
The annual Bob Frederick Sports Leadership Lecture Series is slated for a two-day period, from Oct. 2-3 at Lewis-Clark State College.
Seven free presentations, ranging from leadership, education and coaching to sports business, will be held throughout the event, which is going into its sixth year.
Local speakers such as LCSC's Heather Van Mullem, Troy basketball coach Kelly Carlstrom, the Spokane Indians' Kyle Day, Lewiston Tribune sports editor Matt Baney and faculty from the University of Idaho and Washington State University will present. Peter Irvin of Seattle's DocuSign and Jay Demings of USA Basketball are also scheduled to speak.
The event is supported by the LCSC sport administration degree program.
All at LCSC's Sacajawea Hall Room 115
10:30 a.m. - "View from the Press Box: Journalism's Role in Sports." Matt Baney, sports editor, Lewiston Tribune.
Noon - "Dr. Bob Frederick: Invest, Inspire, Impact." Heather Van Mullem, chair, Division of Movement and Sports Sciences, Lewis-Clark State College.
1:30 p.m. - "Building and Sustaining an Organization. Jay Demings, Youth Division director, USA Basketball. (Skype presentation)
2:10 p.m. - "The Business of Sports." Mark Nagel, professor, Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina (Skype presentation).
3 p.m. - "A Different Perspective Through Disability Sport." Aubrey Shaw, doctoral student in sport ethics at the University of Idaho.
4:30 p.m. - "Forging a Path in the Sport Industry: Career Options and Advice for Success." Tammy Crawford, clinical assistant professor, Sport Management, Washington State University.
7 p.m. - "The Long Run: Building a Community Through Sport Leadership." Ron Horton, materials manager, Schweitzer Engineering Labs and president of Palouse Road Runners.
All at LCSC's Sacajawea Hall Room 112 unless otherwise noted
9 a.m. - "Adversity vs. Attitude: Overcoming and Thriving." Brad Barbarick, men's basketball coach, Concordia University (Ore.). (Skype presentation)
9:40 a.m. - "Leadership Lessons From the Past." Lason Perkins, Cary, N.C. (Skype presentation)
10:30 a.m. - "Positive Youth Development through Sport." Sara Ullrich-French, associate professor, Sport Science, Washington State University.
Noon. - "The Business Operations of Minor League Baseball." Kyle Day, assistant general manager of sponsorships, Spokane Indians. Location: Meriwether-Lewis Hall Room 100.
1:30 p.m. - "Aligning Values and Goals: What do you really want and why?" Peg Hamlett, director of Fitness and Wellness, University of Idaho. Location: Meriwether-Lewis Hall, Room 100.
3 p.m. - "Life After College." Peter Irvin, sales development representative, DocuSign, Seattle. Location: Sacajawea Hall Room 115.
6 p.m. - "Leadership Development in High School Athletics." Kelly Carlstrom, head boys basketball coach and physical education and health teacher, Troy Junior and Senior High School. Location: Sacajawea Hall Room 115.
Lloyd Hightower is a junior cornerback on the Idaho football team. The class designation was incorrect in Wednesday's edition due to a Tribune error.