Local riders win criterium — Two Bend residents took first in their respective divisions at the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) Criterium Championships. The 1.13-kilometer, eight-corner race took place Aug. 3 on city streets in northeast Portland. Taye Nakamura-Koyama, 15 and of Bend, finished first in the Junior Women (ages 15-16) division. Helen Grogan, 54 and also of Bend, won the event’s Women’s Masters division. Grogan is a member of the Bend Memorial Clinic Total Care cycling team.
Local player an AAU champion — Bend’s Noah Cheney and his team, the Oregon Heat 15U, won the boys ninth grade silver bracket of the Jam On It Grand Finale Amateur Athletic Union basketball tournament, held July 26-28 in Las Vegas. The team, based in Corvallis and composed of players from around the state, competed in the second-highest division in the tournament. Cheney is a sophomore at Mountain View High School.
— Bulletin staff reports