Let's step away from basketball for a bit, OK?
The 2001-12 Mutual League at Ben Lomond Lanes produced a quirky result a few weeks ago, as the Storm team took to the lanes.
Bowler Brian Rogers rolled games of 225, 236 and 300 to post an impressive 761 series to go with his perfect finish to the night.
Teammate Corbet Austin matched the first two games with a 225 and 236, then, you guessed it, rolled a 300 for a second 761.
The third member of the team, Dave Dixon, witnessed it all, posting a strong 632 of his own on the night.
The National Hockey League Players' Association has donated 650 sets of new hockey equipment to 33 grassroots organizations nationwide so far this season.
The NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund, boosted by players like Radek Dvorak, Jordin Tootoo, Thomas Vanek and Jon Sim, has donated more than $20 million since its inception.
Need something to do today? Chariot racing begins for the year at 1 p.m. at the Weber County Fairgrounds race track. Or you could try the U.S. National Short Track Speed Skating Championships, running 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sunday at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns.
You could also cap the night with a college club hockey matchup between the Weber State and Utah teams at 7:30 p.m. at The Ice Sheet. ... Northern Colorado women and the Montana State men are leading the Big Sky Conference All-Sports Trophy standings after the 2011 fall seasons. The Weber State men are third, with the WSU women's teams sitting fourth. ... Layton Christian Academy has hired Kitt Rawlings as its new football coach. ...
The Ogden Valley Business Association will stage their annual Snowdance and Auction on Jan. 14 at Snowbasin Resort. Keynote speaker will be U.S. Paralympian Chris Waddell. Proceeds benefit the Snowbasin Adaptive Sports Education Foundation and OVBA. Tickets are on sale at www.ovba.org/snowdance.
Chris J. Miller is sports editor at the Standard-Examiner. He can be reached at 801-625-4261 or email@example.com