News Stories for the Week

09/08/2008

 

The Whitecaps Volleyball Team participated in the Lee College Invitational recently in Baytown.  The Whitecaps team captured the first place as tournament champions, and Lauren Peltier , third from left in first row, won All-Tournament honors and Alexia Colvin, fourth from left first row, won the Tournament Most Valuable Player Award.

Whitecaps Volleyball Take First Place

The Whitecaps Volleyball Team participated in the Lee College Invitational recently in Baytown.  After a rocky start and a loss against Tyler Junior College on Friday, the Whitecaps refocused.  The girls went on to beat Lee College in 5 sets; 23-25, 28-26, 21-25, 25-23, 15-12.  The Whitecaps came back on Saturday and beat Coastal Bend College in 4 sets; 22-25, 25-12, 25-15, 25-18, and Navarro College in 3 sets; 25-21, 25-17, 25-14.  The win over Navarro College secured first place in the tournament.

Not only were the Whitecaps tournament champions, but Lauren Peltier won All-Tournament honors and Alexia Colvin won the Tournament Most Valuable Player Award.

Rudy T. 15th Annual Golf Classic Planned

The 15th annual Rudy T. Golf Tournament and events will be held at the Galveston College Country Club on Friday September 26, 2008.  Potential sponsors or golfers should call Joe Huff at 409-944-1302 or Jesse Brown at 713-826-6711.

Honorary Chairs for the tournament are Rudy and Sophie Tomjanovich; Tournament Chairpersons are Penny and Bill Ross; Participating Institutions are Galveston College, Houston Community College and Texas A&M University at Galveston.  The Steering Committee Members are Karen Bigley, Gene Binder, Jesse Brown, Don R. Byrnes, Lee Ellis, Scott Faber, Joe Huff, Gean Leonard, Knute Lunde, Nancy and Don Mafrige, Helen McMillan, John Merritt, Bob Pagan, Penny and bill Ross, Donnie St. Germain, Sarah Trombley, Steve Wisner and Kelly Zuniga.

Shape and Tone Yoga Ballet

This continuing education class offers dynamic fusion of the stretching movements of yoga with the graceful control of ballet to tone and invigorate the body while releasing stress.  The exercises are low-impact, rhythmical, and accompanied by soft relaxing music.  Students may bring a yoga mat or towel as well as a yoga ball if desired.  This is a 14 hour class and cost just $65.  No textbook is required.  For additional information call 409-944-1344.