Former Bellingham resident Bill Hussey, 97, has been elected 20l2 Sportsman of the Year by the U.S. National Senior Tennis Association as the.
Hussey was a three-year tennis letterman at Fairhaven High School and a 2-year letterman at the Western Washington College of Education.
The award recognizes not only Hussey's tournament play, but also his unrelenting effort to find ways for deserving young American players to compete abroad, according to a release.
The 31st Annual Honeywagon runs will be held March 2 at Nooksack Valley Middle School in Everson. The runs will feature a half marathon, 4-mile run and kids' half-mile run.
Awards will go to the top finishers in each event, and ribbons will be awarded to the top four places in each 10-year age group for men and women.
The course is relatively flat and through scenic country, chip timing will be used and post-race refreshments and hospitality will be available.
For more information or to register, go to gbrc.net.
LYNDEN YOUTH SPORTS BASEBALL
Registration for Lynden Youth Sports Baseball is now open for all boys and girls in second grade and all boys in the third through eight grades.
For information on select baseball, please visit the lyndenyouthsports.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must attend school within the Lynden School District (public, private or home school).
Register online at lyndenyouthsports.com. Applications also can be printed from the website and mailed to LYS, PO Box 10, Lynden WA 98264. Registration deadline is March 4.
For more information call 360-354-0597.
GYMNASTS SHINE IN BELLEVUE
Gym Star Sports Center gymnastics team had five first-place finishers at the Feb. 2-3 2013 Battle in Bellevue, which attracted athletes from several states.
The Gym Star winners were Skylar Walston with a score of 33.90, Alyssa Willet with a score of 34.775, Olivia Little with a score of 35.35, Sage Cary with a score of 34.45 and Neely Thomas with a score of 34.20.
The Level 4 team placed fourth place, overall.
D-BLOCK HOOPS WIN PAIR OF TITLES
The D-Block Hoops fifth grade boys' team won the title at the Ferndale Crayton Finkbonner Memorial Tournment on Feb. 9-10. The team beat the Nooksack Thunder in the championship game, and D-Block's Devante Powell was selected the fifth grade MVP. Other team members were Dedrick Mitchell, Breadon Hart, Hunter May, Dawson Smith, Morgan Letavec, Connor Mckay, Jack Berry, Jack West, Dominic Gordan, and Trajan Robinson.
The D-Bloock Hoops eighth grade boys' team also won its age group title at the tournament, beating Ferndale in the championship game. Ben Peterson was the MVP, and he was joined by Darious Powell, Damek Mitchell, Zerick Shores, Logan Deboo, Marcus Montag, TJ Bass, Noah Westerhoff, Trazil Lane, Malachi Arnold and Simran Parmar.
D-Block Hoops is now having open enrollment for its first Shoot to Make basketball boot camp for students in the third through ninth grades. The camp will start March 12 and be held at the Bellingham Boys & Girls Club. Space is limited. For more information, go to dblocks.webs.com/ contact coach Reggie Powell at 360-510-7411.
Teams are forming for the TAP 10-Ball Pool League, which will begin play at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Village Inn Pub and Eatery (3020 Northwest Ave., Bellingham).
Teams consist of five to eight people. The annual league fee is $20, and weekly fees are $6 per player.
More information is available at tapleague.com. To register, contact Ken Boyle at 360-734-2490 or email@example.com.