Matt Eastman, the son of Barbara and the late Dale Eastman, who manages the Victory Ranch near Park City and guides fly-fishing trips, is making his television debut on "Wanna Go Fishing?" a new ESPN television show that brings reality-based programming into the outdoor genre. Eastman has dedicated his life to fishing, and his house lies steps away from the Provo River. In the new show, he travels across the country searching for the ideal guest to join him for saltwater fishing action. The destination could be as far as the coast of Africa or as near as the Florida Keys. The guests never know their ultimate destination. The show is presented by West Marine and airs every Sunday morning at 5:30 a.m. on ESPN2 from January through June of 2006. Romp for Cancer On Saturday, Jan. 28, Tubbs snowshoes and the Salt Lake City affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation are teaming up for their fourth annual "Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer" snowshoe series at Mountain Dell Golf Course. The event is a snowshoe fun run as well as an easy snowshoe walk to raise money from the participants’ pledges as well as direct donations. All the money raised through each event goes to the Salt Lake City affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and is used to benefit breast cancer research, education and screening. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. An optional 3K snowshoe "fun run" will start at 9:30 a.m., allowing enough time for participants to join their friends for the walk as well. Over 300 pairs of Tubbs snowshoes will be available free of charge on a first come, first served basis. Get there early, or rent or bring your own. The cost of the event is $18 in advance and $20 the day of the event. For more informational, e-mail to info Lund update On Monday, Jan. 23, the U.S. Anti-doping Agency (USADA) announced that Zach Lund of Salt Lake has accepted a warning for his positive drug test of finasteride. He will have to forfeit his Calgary World Cup result. However, that will leave him with 250 World Cup points, which makes him the third ranked American in World Cup points. The USBSF nomination of Lund to the Olympic team will not change. UTAH LACROSSE ASSOCIATION NAMES PAUL LARKIN AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Larkin succeeds Soni Taylor as leader of fast-growing statewide sport association SANDY, UTAH January 6, 2006 The Utah Lacrosse Association has named Paul Larkin of Holladay as its new Executive Director. He follows Soni Taylor, who successfully managed the organization through a multi-year period of 20 percent annual growth. Larkin played the sport on the Olympus High School boy’s club team and at Utah State University, where he was president of the men’s Lacrosse team. He has a degree in Business Information Systems, and varied experience in the business world. His technical skills will help the ULA improve its communication and online registration processes, and his organizational abilities will help strengthen the association’s volunteer base. He started on Dec. 27th. Soni Taylor who served as the organization’s first executive director for three years – will stay on for a one-month transition period before leaving to pursue Lacrosse-related business activities. "As the first full-time, paid US Lacrosse chapter executive director in the country, Soni is a true pioneer, well regarded by the national organization in Baltimore," said Michael O’Malley, ULA board president. "In her time with the ULA, she pushed us forward on many fronts, including driving broad-based expansion in our youth leagues and improving the ULA’s financial reserves and service delivery in a period of high growth. We’re looking forward to Paul helping to push our organization further." The Utah Lacrosse Association is a regional chapter of US Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport. Lacrosse is a high-speed, high-scoring sport played by male and female Utahns from Kindergarten to post-collegiate age groups. More than 34 boy’s high school teams and 18 girl’s high school teams competed in the spring 2005 season. Lacrosse is considered the fastest-growing team sport in the country. More information is available at http://www.utahlax.org and http://www.uslacrosse.org. ### Contact Michael O’Malley at (801) 652-5578. Beginning Monday, December 12, 2005, KTMP 1340 AM Radio will broadcast live ski reports from Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley, and The Canyons. Tune in at 7:45am Monday Friday to hear these reports. KTMP is your hometown classic country radio station located at 260 North Main Street in Heber City. For more information call (435) 657-1340. Bottom of Form
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