Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Academy T-Shirt Is Begay's Latest Prize.(Sports)

Byline: David Lepre Jr.

SHORT HOPS

Albuquerque Academy's boys basketball program informally honored one of its own Tuesday night as PGA Tour member and Albuquerque native Notah Begay was on hand at the Chargers' 55-35 win over Belen.

Begay, a member of the 1988-89 and 1989-90 Class 3A state champion Academy teams, attended Academy, beginning in grade six, from 1984-90. He was presented a Chargers team T-shirt with "BEGAY" printed on the back by three of the current players just before tip-off and was lightheartedly announced to the crowd as a "professional golfer and semi-professional basketball player. …

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