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Dustin Sleva ’18 makes history with UCAM Murcia

Dustin Sleva, a former SHIP player, is excelling in European basketball as a key player for UCAM Murcia in Spain’s Liga Endesa. His team has made it to the league’s final for the first time, facing Real Madrid in a best-of-five series. Murcia, notably the first fifth seed to reach the final, won all their playoff games away from home. In the decisive semifinal game against Unicaja, which they won 79-70, Sleva was a standout, leading in minutes and rebounds, contributing significantly to the team’s victory. Sleva, who was named Liga Endesa Rookie of the Year, has averaged 9.7 points and 4.8 rebounds across 42 league games this season. His journey to this point has been marked by resilience, having been cut from a team in Paris and subsequently playing for a last-place team in Germany before joining Murcia. Sleva’s success at Murcia mirrors his time at SHIP, where he became the all-time leading scorer and rebounder, leading his team to significant wins, including a PSAC title. The final series against Real Madrid includes games scheduled for June 8, 10, 12, 14 (if necessary), and 16 (if necessary).


Tammy Annette Robinson 1964-2024

For the past years, Tammy helped take care of her mother. She enjoyed watching game shows and listening to contemporary Christian music.

Robert William Gordon 1947-2024

Born August 18, 1947, a son of the late Merrill R. and Goldie E. Kotzmoyer Gordon, Bob liked to hunt and fish, and loved spending time with his family.

Janice Mae Keller 1938-2024

Janice always enjoyed shopping trips with her children and always used that opportunity to stop at her favorite restaurant, Olive Garden.

Ethel R. Smith 1935-2024

Ethel was a very loving and caring woman. She will always be remembered and cherished as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

Sharon M. Matthews 1951-2024

Sharon enjoyed game shows on TV, mostly Wheel of Fortune. She also liked watching the Food Network and talk about what they made.

Ralph V. Foltz 1928-2024

Ralph enjoyed hunting, telling stories, and traveling around the United States on bus trips, alongside his wife Lois.

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