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CLEVELAND – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) has announced the recipients of the 2013 D2 ADA Lifetime Achievement Award – Kathleen Brasfield, former director of athletics at Angelo State University (ASU) and Jack Bishop, athletics director at Central Washington University (CWU). The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to athletics directors who have exemplified superior achievement during their career at the Division II level.
Bishop has spent the last 13 years at the helm of CWU, completing the university’s transition from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) to NCAA Division II. He previously spent time as athletics director at Southern Utah University (SUU) and assistant (for advancement) to the SUU President. (READ MORE…)
By: Graham Hays
Published: May 31, 2012
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Standing at the railing in a dugout normally reserved for the home team in the old Yankee Stadium, real estate once occupied by the likes of Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle, Mallory Holtman watched ball after ball sail over the iconic checkerboard outfield grass and settle back down to earth in the seats beyond during the 2008 Home Run Derby. As Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton put on a show at the plate, the night sky in the Bronx was illuminated by camera flashes as much as by the stadium lights high above her.
It was a sensation at once familiar and foreign. The nice hotel, the gift bag and the gate attendants at the stadium who passed around her ticket before politely suggesting she and the other two girls might want to try the VIP entrance the next time — all of that was new, if not exactly unpleasant. But much of her life to that point had been spent in dugouts, more hours than might be wise to count and certainly more hours than she spent sitting in stands, so those surroundings, at least, felt normal. Or they did until someone like Derek Jeter walked by as casually as if he was in, well, his dugout. It was like a person who had been raised on ponds stumbling across the Pacific Ocean. (READ MORE…)
Central Washington University Athletic Director Jack Bishop will be among four new inductees into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies March 22 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Central Washington University head coach Shawn Nelson hammered
home two words after the Wildcats’ latest Great Northwest Athletic
Nelson’s Career Night Leads CWU to Blowout of Walla Walla – NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |.
Central Washington University senior Ted Nelson (Hoquiam, Wash.) had career-highs of 13 points and 11 rebounds, earning the first double-double of his career and leading the Wildcat men’s basketball team to a 110-71 victory over Walla Walla University on Tuesday evening at Nicholson Pavilion.
By: Jonathan Gordon | CWU Athletics
Published: June 8, 2011
SPOKANE (June 8) — Former Central Washington University football player Adam Bighill has been named the 2010-11 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year in a vote of conference athletic directors, the GNAC office announced Wednesday. (READ MORE…)