Empire: SRJC’s Forkum receives honor

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James Forkum, Santa Rosa Junior College’s retiring Dean of Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance, was selected as a 2013 Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year.

The award recognizes administrative excellence and is given to National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics members who make significant contributions to their institutions and their communities.

Forkum, who is retiring this year to end a 44-year career in education and athletics, will be honored at the NACDA’s convention June 15 in Orlando.

NEW TEAM WILL PLAY PACIFICS

The Santa Rosa Rosebuds, an independent amateur baseball team seeking to become a professional team in a year, will play the semipro San Rafael Pacifics at 2 p.m. Saturday on the Maria Carrillo High School baseball field.

Admission is $6. All proceeds will go to the Maria Carrillo baseball team.

BIG MATCH FOR SOL ON TAP

The first-place Sonoma County Sol, with four games remaining on their National Premier Soccer League schedule, will meet the second-place Sacramento Gold, Saturday at 7 p.m. at Rancho Cotate High.

 

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