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Brooke Burke signs to play basketball at Pacific University


April 12, 2023

Benny Westcott

Surrounded by her family, from left, father Aaron Burke, brothers Dylan Richards and Jaxson Burke and mother Amy Burke, Brooke Burke signs to play for Pacific University.

Brooke Burke, whom Head Sweet Home Girls Basketball Coach Michelle Knight calls "arguably the best women's basketball player in the school's history, will play college ball at NCAA Division III Pacific University.

Burke made that announcement at a signing ceremony at the high school gym on Friday, April 7.

This season Pacific made it to the championship of the Northwest Conference tournament, finishing the year at 19-8.

Sweet Home Athletic Director Dan Tow called Burke a "great student" and "really hard worker" and said "she'll do well in the future."

Knight chimed in to say "Pacific Unive...

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