Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 20, 1998 · Page 7
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THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL lorts FRI., MARCH 20-SAT, MARCH 21, 1998 — A-7 THE DAY IN SPORTS Swimming NCAA NCAA Basketball Tournament At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times PST EAST REGIONAL At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. Regional Semifinals Thursday, March 19 North Carolina 73, Michigan Slate 58 Connecticut 75, Washington 74 Regional Championship Saturday, March 21 North Carolina (33-3) vs. Connecticut (32-4), 3 p.m. SOUTH REGIONAL At Troplcana Field St. Petersburg, Fla. Regional Semifinals Friday Duke (31-3) vs. Syracuse (26-8), 4:39 p.m. Kentucky (31-4) vs. UCLA (24-8). 6:59 p.m. Regional Championship Sunday, March 22 Semifinal winners, 2 p.m. MIDWEST REGIONAL At The Kiel Center St. Louis Regional Semifinals Friday Purdue (28-7) vs. Stanford (28-4), 5:05 p.m. Rhode Island (24-8) vs. Valparaiso (23-9), 7:25 p.m. Regional Championship Sunday, March 22 Semifinal winners, 11:40 a.m. WEST REGIONAL At Arrowhead Pond Anaheim, Calif. Regional Semifinals Thursday, March 19 Utah 65. West Virginia 62 Arizona 87, Maryland 79 Regional Championship Saturday, March 21 Ulan (28-3) vs. Arizona (30-4). 12:40 p.m. THE FINAL FOUR At The Alamodome San Antonio National Semifinals Saturday, March 28 First game starts at 2:42 p.m. East champion vs. West champion South champion vs. Midwest champion National Championship Monday, March 30 Semifinal winners, 6:18 p.m. 15 8 50 46 44 37 26 15 14 50 .231 33 60 .11841 1/2 15 19 22 28 42 51 52 .769 — .708 4 .667 6 1/2 .569 13 .38225 1/2 .22735 1/2 .212361/2 NBA National Basketball Association At A Glance All Times PST By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Miami New York New Jersey Washington Orlando Boston Philadelphia Central Division Chicago Indiana Charlotte Atlanta Cleveland Detroit Milwaukee Toronto W 46 36 35 34 33 29 25 49 46 42 40 36 30 29 15 L Pet 21 30 32 33 33 37 40 GB .687 — .545 9 1/2 .522 11 .507 12 .50012 1/2 .43916 1/2 .385 20 Vancouver Denver Pacific Division x-Seattle x-L.A. Lakers x-Phoenlx Portland Sacramento LA. Clippers Golden State x-cllnched playoff berth. Thursday's Games Indiana 95, Washington 91 Atlanta 84, Milwaukee 81 Toronto 104, Denver 103. OT New Jersey 93. Orlando 87 Portland 82, New York 77 Houston 105, Boston 96 Dallas 88, Golden State 62, OT Cleveland 90. Sacramento 85 Friday's Games New Jersey at Indiana, 4 p.m. Atlanta at New York, 4:30 p.m. Utah at Philadelphia, 4:30 p.m. Portland at Orlando, 4:30 p.m. Golden State at Miami, 4:30 p.m. Toronto at Detroit. 5 p.m. Vancouver at Chicago, 5 p.m. Denver at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Charlotte at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Seattle at LA. Lakers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday's Games Vancouver at Minnesota. 5 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. Seattle at Phoenix, 6 p.m. Cleveland at L.A. Clippers. 7:30 p.m. Sunday's Games Utah at New York. 9:30 a.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 9:30 a.m. Portland at Miami, noon Chicago at Toronto, noon Philadelphia at Boston, 12:30 p.m. Washington at New Jersey, 12:30 p.m. Golden State at Orlando, 12:30 p.m. Indiana at Milwaukee, 12:30 p.m. LA. Lakers at Sacramento, 2 p.m. Phoenix at San Antonio, 5 p.m. TRANSACTIONS Thursday's Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB—Approved the sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers from Peter O'Malley to Rupert Murdoch s Fox Group. American League ANAHEIM ANGELS—Placed C Todd Greene. 2B Randy Velarde and RHP Pep Harris on the 15-day disabled list. Assigned LHP Rich Robertson. LHP Greg Cadaret, C Ben Molina, INF Troy Neel and INF Chris Prltchett to their minor-league camp. BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Placed OF Danny Clybum and RHP Everett Stull on the 15-day disabled list. BOSTON RED SOX—Claimed OF Midre Cummings off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. NEW YORK YANKEES—Assigned LHP Mike Mimbs. RHP Wilson Heredia, RHP Marty Janzen, RHP Danny Rios, INF Phil Hiatt, INF Mike Lowell, OF Ricky Ledee and OF Shane Spencer to their minor-league complex. TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS—Placed RHP Bryan Rekar and LHP Terrell Wade on the 15-day disabled list. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Released OF Phil Plantier. Optioned SS Tomas Perez. C Julio Mosquera and RHP Carlos Almanzar to Syracuse of the International League. National League ATLANTA BRAVES—Assigned INF Wes Helms. OF Damon Hollins. LHP Derrin Ebert and LHP John Rocker to Richmond of the International League; LHP Bruce Chen. LHP Mlcah Bowie, RHP Dwayne Jacobs, C Pascual Mates and OF George Lombard to Greenville of the Southern League; and C Fernando Lunar and INF Glenn Williams to Danville of the Carolina League. Assigned LHP Odaliz Perez, C Mike Mahoney. INF Mark DeRosa and INF Gene Schall to their minor-league camp. CHICAGO CUBS—Assigned RHP Kennle Steenstra and RHP Dave Swartzbaugh to their minor-league camp. CINCINNATI REDS—Agreed to terms with RHP Joey Elschen. Optioned RHP Scott Winchester and LHP Jim Crowell to Indianapolis of the American Association. Sent INF Roberto Petaglne and OF Ozzie Timmons outright to Indianapolis. HOUSTON ASTROS—Assigned C Mitch Meluskey to their minor-league camp. LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Relumed RHP Marc Deschesnes to the Cleveland Indians. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHARLOTTE HORNETS—Activated F Donald Royal from the injured list. Placed F Travis Williams on the Injured list. NEW JERSEY NETS—Activated F Jayson Williams from the injured list. Placed F Don Maclean on the injured list. SEATTLE SUPERSONICS—Signed C George Zldek to a second 10-day contract. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS—Signed LB Mark Maddox to a one-year contract. ATLANTA FALCONS—Agreed to terms with CB Randy Fuller on a two-year contract. CAROLINA PANTHERS—Signed S Brent Alexander to a three-year contract. GREEN BAY PACKERS—Signed DE Dexter Nonage. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed WH Brian Stableln. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Signed LB Andre Royal to an offer sheet. WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division W L x-Dallas 41 16 Detroit 37 19 St. Louis 36 24 Chicago 27 30 Phoenix 26 30 Toronto 24 36 T PtS GF QA 92 204 136 87 207 163 80 202 161 65 168 64 184 165 193 56 157 197 Pacific Division Colorado Los Angeles Edmonton San Jolt Vancouver Catc hefn Calgary Anaheim W L 35 19 31 25 26 33 27 33 21 37 20 34 21 37 T PtS GF GA 16 86 207 175 73 194 177 62 176 196 61 1(4 179 53 193 240 S3 176 205 52 161 211 Continued from Page 6 both looked impressive in their first-ever 500 frees. "I had a lot of kids that did that," Meier said. In the girls competition, Willits sophomore Lydia Senter took over just where she left off last year with another impressive outing, finishing second in both the 100 and 200 free, while for Ukiah, Katrina Sinclair clinched top spots in both the 50 and 500 free. Sinclair swam an impressive 26.31 in the 50 free. The Ukiah girls are looking for their 14th straight league title this year. 11 10 7 11 13 10 NBA National Hockey League x-clinched playoff berth Thursday's Games Buffalo 6. Florida 1 Boston 4. Toronto 0 Anaheim 3, Philadelphia 3, tie Chicago 1, Montreal 0 Colorado 4, Phoenix 3 Friday's Games New Jersey at Washington, 4 p.m. Vancouver at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m. Carolina at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Calgary, 6 p.m. Saturday'* Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, noon Boston at Buffalo, noon Detroit at N.Y. 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Islanders Florida Tampa Bay W 41 35 31 22 22 18 15 L 17 20 25 29 34 37 43 T 9 11 11 17 10 12 9 PtS 91 81 73 61 54 48 39 GF 191 196 179 169 171 158 129 GA 131 151 172 168 188 209 214 Major League Soccer Northeast Division Pittsburgh Montreal Boston Buffalo Ottawa Carolina W L 35 19 32 27 30 24 28 24 27 29 26 33 T PtS GF GA 14 84 192 158 9 73 194 170 73 178 160 71 172 157 65 160 168 59 160 178 13 15 11 7 At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times PDT Saturday'* Games Columbus at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m. Chicago at Miami, 4:30 p.m. Kansas City at Washington D.C., 5 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26 Miami at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m. ON 5/14/98, 3/11/98, 3/28/98, 4/4/98 & 4/11/98 QUALIFY TO WIN *1O,OOO ALL SEMI-FINAL QUALIFIER DRAWINGS HELD AT 10:00 PM. 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