Sports in Brief 10/20


Aberdeen’s Kuhn named CenturyLink Athlete of the Week

Aberdeen senior Paige Kuhn was named Seattle Seahawks’ CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week on Thursday night.

Kuhn’s award was announced during the Seattle-San Francisco radio broadcast and she was honored during an assembly at the high school on Friday. Seahawk and CenturyLink representatives presented Kuhn with a $1,000 check for the school’s ASB fund.

Kuhn is a three-year varsity girls soccer player, a captain on the cheerleading squad and a state-qualifying golfer at Aberdeen. She holds a 3.9 grade-point average and is the senior class president.

Along with the award, Kuhn was presented two 50-yard sideline tickets to the Seahawks’ home game against the Minnesota Vikings on Nov. 5 and she will be recognized for her award at the game.

Cancer fundraiser planned at Elma

A “pink-out” fundraiser for breast cancer research and education is scheduled at the Montesano at Elma volleyball match Monday night at Elma.

Players and spectators are encouraged to wear pink to the contest. The JV match begins at 5:45 p.m., with the varsity contest to follow.

The teams will also be attempting to raise money for the Dig for the Cure program.

Zombie Dash set for Cosmopolis

The Aberdeen High School Renaissance Program’s Relay for Life team will sponsor the inaugural Zombie Dash on Oct. 28 at Makarenko Park in Cosmopolis.

The 5-kilometer run begins at 7 p.m., with registration planned for 5:30. The course will include “a few scary things lurking in the trees,” according to an event spokesperson. Water and treats will follow the run.

In addition to individual competition, there is an option for three-person relay teams.

The registration fee is $10 per participant. T-shirts will also be available for purchase. Proceeds will go to the Renaissance Program’s Relay for Life effort.

Aberdeen Little League meeting set

Aberdeen Little League’s annual meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m., Oct. 28 in the Failor Field concession standing meeting room.

The election of board members is scheduled.