Quick hits

Hole in one

DALLAS — Jack Cramer recorded a hole in one at Dallas Golf Club on Aug. 18. Cramer’s ace came on the eighth hole using an 8-iron.

Cross Creek men’s club results

DALLAS — Cross Creek’s men’s club results for Aug. 15:

Low gross/low net

Gross: 1 (tie), Paul Disney and Bob McCleery, 38; 3, Don Seth, 39; 4, Rocky Kygar, 40.

Net: 1, Jason Fahlman, 32; 2, Al Fahlman, 33; 3 (tie), Chuck Woodbeck and Jack Duncan, 34; 5, Rich Dominick, 35; 6 (tie), Terry Reed, Wayne Baughman, Bob Hughes, Mike Largent and Roy Speelman, 36.

WOU football picked fourth in GNAC

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s football team was picked fourth in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll.

The Wolves finished 4-6 overall in 2016.

Azusa Pacific was chosen to repeat as champions. Central Washington was picked to place second, and Humboldt State was chosen third.

Western Oregon opens the 2017 season at Idaho State on Aug. 31. The team’s first home game is Sept. 23 against Humboldt State.

Soccer predicted to finish eighth

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s women’s soccer team was picked to finish eighth in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s preseason poll.

WOU received 23 points, ahead of only Saint Martin’s.

Reigning NCAA Division II national champions Western Washington was picked to repeat as conference champs.

Western Oregon went 5-11-1 in 2016.

The Wolves open the 2017 season by hosting Biola on Aug. 31 and San Francisco State on Sept. 2.

Fall sports section

The Fall Sports section will be coming in the Sept. 6 issue of the Itemizer-Observer.


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