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I T "r,, - November 21,2012 . SPORTS Page 15 i APU From page 13 in the Northwest. "I wanted to do more the com- petition side of it," she said of her decision to go to APU. "I'm not that interested in being on the sideline." APU Head Coach Colleen Kausrud said she expects Froemke to fit in well. "Breana is a breath of fresh air," she said. "She's excited to come here. She came in a year ago and then she did a tryout this year. It's exciting." Last year's roster listed 23 women, all but two from California, but Kausrud said this year's will include athletes from across the na- tion, including two others from Or- egon. "We have two from Chicago, one from Pennsylvania and three or four from Washington State," she said. "We're kind of pulling from everywhere. It's exciting to see it grow. We're always excited to get new athletes from different areas." Acrobatics and tumbling is a cross between gymnastics and competitive cheerleading, she said. Competitions last an hour and a half, unlike competitive cheer, which is generally judged based on performance of a single routine that lasts a couple of minutes. Hitherto governed by the NCSTA, athletics and tumbling is in the final stages of becoming an NCAA-approved sport, she said. Like a gymnastics competition, competitions include a variety of heats that include tumbling, tosses and acrobatics, which are scored according to established require- ments. "The last event is a routine where there are 24 on the floor, Softball coach needed at SHHS Sweet Home High School is looking for a new head softball coach, according to Human Re- sources Director Dave Goetz. The previous coach, Casey Humphrey, has resigned and taken another job. Interested indivdiuais should contact Athletic Director Steve Brown at (541) 367-7144. Photo by Scott Swanson Flanked by her mother Jill, left, and father Jay, Breanna Froemke signs a letter of intent at Sweet Home High School to compete in acrobatics and tumbling for Azusa Pacific University as Coach Amber Rosa, right, watches. competing to music," Kausrud said. "Our campus is very, very blessed to have a student body that loves our sport. It's the highest-attended female sport on campus. We draw more than men's basketball team sometimes." Rosa, whose Huskies won the 4A state cheerleading competition last spring, said she was pleased to see one of her athletes sign to go to college and she hopes there will be more. "It's awesome," Rosa said. 'Tm really, really excited. As the program grows and kids get involved, I'd like to see more and more go in this di- rection, cheering in college." .............................. HAVE YOU J MADE YOUR WILL? First- Visit These Fine Local Businesses bstside E!ecotric , FREE ESTIMATES 1275 Main St., Sweet Home Oakwood 1256-H Main Street Electric Sweet Home 409-1026 i ,: , C.C.B. #179048 /i I Free Estimates Bob Wood dam COHPIUNITY COLLEGE Sweet Home Center 1661 Long St. 8:30am.9:30pm Mon/Thurs, Closed Friday Local Classes FARMERS INSURANCE Craig Fentiman, Agent Auto Life Home Commercial 3037 Main St., Sweet Home FREE I NVESTM ENT R EVI EWS. Theresa A Grimes ............................................ Financial Advisor 1195 Main Street Suite 1 Sweet Home, OR 97386 541-367-5155 www.edwardjones.com Member SPC Craig Fentiman brought nearly 10 years of experience when he purchased Farmers Insurance two years ago. Offering auto, home, life and commercial insurance coverage, the Farmers Insurance Group has operated in Sweet Home for more than 30 years. Fentiman says he and his business are committed to the community. Farmers offers a friendly, relaxed atmo- sphere for clients of all ages. Fentiman believes in the future of the community and is committed to assisting the community prosper, serving for several years on the City Council, currently as Mayor. Farmers Insurance is open from 8:30a.m. until 5p.m. Monday through Friday. Farmers Insurance 3037 Main St., Sweet Home 367.5121 Illll. Joel Keesecker 1195 Main Street, Sweet Home 96379 FLOYD NEUSCHWANDER - OWNER FROM SWEET HOME Edward Iones ,lill!tt Liberty Rock Products Inc. Good, clean crushed quarry gravel - most sizes available, drain rock, FREE delivery to the Sweet Home Area. (541) 409-1982 RV Parts & Servnce New & Pre-Owned RV AWARD-WINNING CUSTOMER SERVICE Over 30 Years Experience OPEN: Monday - Saturday 8-5 Parts & Service 7 Days a Week - Sales 1103 Price Rd. Albany Steven E Hanscam CPA i I-Family owned & operated since 1952- TAX & ACCOUNTING SERVICES FINANCIAL PLANNING 1331 Main Street, Sweet Home Get seen by thousands o! local residents and potential customers! What are you waiting Ior? Call Us Nowi