Thursday, April 15, 2010
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UConn's Moore wins Honda Sports Award
* Collins Hill grad and Connecticut star Maya Moore received the Honda Sports Award for basketball on Thursday, designating her as the nation's top female college athlete in that sport. The award is chosen based on balloting among more than 1,000 NCAA member schools.
Moore helped the Huskies extend their winning streak to 78 games this season with their second straight national title. She averaged 18.9 points and 8.3 rebounds in addition to becoming the first UConn junior to pass the 2,000-point mark for her career.
Norcross to honor spring college signings
* Norcross announced that six college seniors have recently signed letters of intent with college programs, including soccer players Ryan King and Taylor Krek, who each signed with Mercer.
Basketball players Judean Hanks (Lenoir-Rhyne, N.C.) and Bianca O'Neal (North Georgia) also were in the group, as were tennis player Jeremiah Farmer (Oglethorpe) and riflery competitor Michael Matthews (Army).