June 5 sports briefs
Veritas School alum is making waves
Former Newberg water polo player and Veritas School graduate Elizabeth Andrews has been named an All-American in women's water polo at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.
The honor is voted on by the Association of College Water Polo Coaches. Andrews started all 19 games for Grove City and led the team with 64 goals. She also had 26 assists and ranked second on the team in steals with 37.
Andrews, a junior, is also on the dean's list at the small, private school 60 miles north of Pittsburgh, and she is triple-majoring in psychology, biblical and religious studies, and Christian ministries.
St. Paul sluggers make all-league list
Four St. Paul baseball players earned all-league honors for their play in the 2019 season, and two were listed as honorable mentions. Seniors Justin Herberger and junior T.J. Crawford made the first team, while junior Reed Overfield and senior Jaidyn Jackson made the second team.
Honorable mentions included seniors Rawley Koch and Zach Brentano.
The Buckaroos finished 16-14 on the season and bowed out in the second round of the 2A/1A playoffs with a 13-6 loss to Kennedy.
George Fox summer junior tennis clinics
The George Fox University tennis program invites athletes of varying ages and skill levels to attend its clinics this summer.
Classes begin June 17 and run Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the new GFU tennis center on 1101 E. Crestview Drive in Newberg.
Cost is $25 per student per class or $250 for 12 classes. To sign up, visit www.georgefoxtc.tennisbookings.com.
Newberg youth football camp coming up
The Newberg youth football program invites players interested in a non-contact camp to sign up soon.
The camp – for kids in first- through seventh-grade – runs from 4 to 7 p.m. June 24-27 at the NHS football stadium. Newberg varsity coach Kevin Hastin will lead the camp along with assistant coaches and varsity athletes. Instruction will include football combine experience, offensive and defensive fundamentals and seven-on-seven competitions. Cost is $100 per camper and $150 for two athletes from the same family.
Youth boys basketball players in Newberg are invited to attend the program's annual summer camp for kids entering third- through eighth-grade.
The camp runs June 18-20 in the gyms at Newberg High School. Incoming third- through fifth-grade players go from 9 to 11 a.m. and incoming sixth- through eighth-grade players go from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
All campers will receive individualized instruction from NHS basketball staff and players, a t-shirt in their requested size and opportunities to win prizes throughout the week.
The camp director is coach Mark Johnson, a former member of the men's basketball team at George Fox University and member of the NHS boys basketball staff.
Cost is $50 if registered by June 14 or $60 at the door, with a $5 discount for families with multiple athletes registered.