Mon. Oct 21st, 2019

Around the world in 80 seconds

Hey, sports fans! Here’s the skinny on the top stories in sports this week. If any of you have suggestions for this column, feel free to contact me.
Basketball: the United States are playing in the Olympic-qualifying tournament this weekend. They are 3-0 so far in the tournament with one game remaining in the first round. The United States most recently routed the Virgin Islands 113-55 despite the fact that Tim Duncan elected not to play against his native country (the Virgin Islands).

Sports summer camp enrollment down; college hopes to promote more academic programs

During the summer months, when few students attend CEU, the campus is occupied with students participating in its summer high school and college camps. For the last 30 years, CEU has hosted summer camps of all kinds to both high school and university-level students. Coach Dave Paur remembers when former athletic director and men’s basketball coach Curt Jensen was the first college coach to offer basketball camps to state of Utah high schools in the ’70s. He brought a team up from California to attend the week-long camp.

Ambassadors begin sixth year at CEU

You’ve seen them around, they’re everywhere. Helping you move in, running around on Welcoming Day in crazy stripped shirts, and singing off key at the Karaoke night. They call themselves Ambassadors, but who are they and what are they doing here?