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Tag: Gonzaga


Signed and sealed, Meikle leaving one family to join another with Zags

It was almost like a scene out of “Stand By Me” – four brothers together again, celebrating a singular moment.

In this case, it was the special sign-and-seal day for Bellarmine Prep basketball standout Lucas Meikle, who inked his name to the binding contract on full scholarship to play at Gonzaga University starting next fall.

Meikle is one of two recruits the Zags are bringing in for the class of 2013. Ryan Edwards, a 6-foot-11 post out of Montana, joins the 6-8 Meikle in this frontcourt-heavy class.

As Meikle sat in a conference room at school early Wednesday morning, waiting

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Boys Basketball: Bellarmine Prep’s Meikle commits to Gonzaga

I’m a little late on reporting Lucas Meikle giving an oral commitment to Gonzaga. News broke during my three-day moving odyssey last weekend. And I get no cell signal at my new place — how do you have a dead spot in Fircrest, AT&T — which mostly left me cut off from the world for a few days.

Anyway, here’s more on Meikle:

Bellarmine Prep forward Lucas Meikle has orally committed to Gonzaga.

Lucas Meikle’s breakthrough junior season at Bellarmine Prep provided a springboard to a full-ride scholarship to Gonzaga University.

Meikle, a 6-foot-8 forward, committed to the Bulldogs last week, a few days after visiting the campus and was offered a scholarship.
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