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C.H.A.M.P.S: Bigger than Basketball


By Connor Laubenstein /// Staff writer Character, Humility, Academics, Motivation, Passion, Success. These are the fundamental principles upon which C.H.A.M.P.S. Basketball Academy, founded by Lewis & Clark alumnus Phil “P.J.” Taylor Jr. (’12), is based. Teaching children from ages 6-18 in the Portland area, the academy boasts a strong commitment to basketball and character. A