Sports Briefs, Oct. 13, 2016

College Baseball

CMU hosting benefit for Teixeira

Colorado Mesa’s baseball team is sponsoring a Zumbathon benefit and bone marrow drive for Ryan Teixeira, who is fighting leukemia.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the front desk of the Hamilton Recreation Center at the Maverick Center. The Zumbathon is from 6:30-9 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Brownson Arena. All proceeds will benefit Teixeira, a redshirt freshman who is at UCLA Medical Center receiving treatment and awaiting a bone marrow transplant.

The bone marrow test is a simple saliva swab, and those tested will be put into a national registry.

For information, contact Kristin Heumann at
970-248-1763, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Sean McKinney at 970-248-1811, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Prep golf

Trevor Olkowski selected the player
of the year in Southwestern League


The 2016 Southwestern League All-Conference team was recently announced, and Grand Junction senior Trevor Olkowski was selected the player of the year.

His younger brother Canon Olkowski, a sophomore, was the Tigers other representative on the team.

Fruita Monument placed two payers on the team, seniors Nick Laubscher and Jason Coffey.

Montrose, which placed second as a team at the Class 4A state tournament, placed three players on the all-conference team: Senior Glen-Michael Mihavetz, and freshmen Micah Stangebye and Ryan Lords.

Central’s lone representative on the team was senior Tate Higgins.


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