Here’s a look at how some college athletes with local ties fared over the past week:


Kylee Keroher (Bear River, ’98); Regis University (Denver) – The senior guard tallied six points, three steals, two rebounds and an assist in 23 minutes as Regis defeated host Mesa State College (Grand Junction, Colo.) 70-54 Saturday.

Tami Swanson-Cades (Nevada Union,’99); Cal Poly-Pomona – The junior guard had three rebounds in 14 minutes for the visitors in a 72-68 win over Grand Canyon College (Phoenix) Friday.

Briana Thomas (BR, ’02); Air Force – The freshman forward finished with three rebounds and a pair of assists in 15 minutes in a 93-57 loss to host New Mexico (Albuquerque) Saturday.

Did we miss anyone? If you know of a college/pro athlete with local ties, please contact sports reporter Keith Jiron online at or by phone at 477-4244.

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