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THE SALINA JOURNAL T COLLEGE WORLD SERIES LSU turns back USC; Gators fall Jwo-time defending ichampion Tigers belt record eight homers By The Associated Press • iOMAHA, Neb. — On a warm Sat- .urday, the wind and the baseballs ,W ; ere blowing out of Rosenblatt Stadium. Brad Cresse hit two of LSU's record eight home runs and the Tigers began their quest for a third straight College World Series title with a 12-10 victory over Southern Cal. "We had a lot of monster shots today," said Eddy Furniss, one of seven Tigers to homer. "I've been in some games where we hit six home runs but some were jam shots. Today, we got them all on the barrel every time." Added Tigers coach Skip Bertman: "That's what we do. We'd like to walk a little more and get singles, but it doesn't always work that way." ..Cresse's second homer tied it at 10-10, a towering seventh-inning shot that passed high above the left field bleachers. Although the fifth-seeded Tigers (47-17) rallied with power, they went ahead for good with an infield hit and a bloop single. With two outs in the top of the eighth, Josh Dalton beat out an infield dribbler on a play on which USC reliever Jason Lane (8-2) was charged with a throwing error. Cedrick Harris, who had reached ona fielder's choice, moved to third on the play. Moments later, Trey McClure's soft shot over the head of second baseman Wes Rachels scored both runners. Doug Thompson (12-4), the third of three LSU pitchers, pitched the last three innings. After allowing USC's Morgan Ensberg to reach third in the bottom of the ninth, Thompson struck out two batters to end the game. Mississippi State 14, Florida 13 OMAHA, Neb. — Van Johnson, who came within inches of being the goat, pitched out of a ninth-inning jam to give Mississippi State a victory of top-seeded Florida in the final opening-round game. -Florida (46-17) had cut a six-run deficit to 14-10 when Brad Wilkerson, named earlier in the day as the college player of the year, had what would have been a game-tying grand slam go just foul. Although Wilkerson walked to force in a run, Johnson managed to keep the Gators from collecting a big hit. Casey Smith's sacrifice fly made it 14-12 but cost Florida a vital out. After Greg Catalanotte bounced a single to right to make it 14-13, Johnson got Derek Nicholson on a grounder to first to give the Bulldogs (42-21) only their second CWS victory in 18 games since 1991 over their Southeastern Conference rival. Barry Patton had a leadoff home run and Richard Lee added a two- out single as Mississippi State scored what turned out to be vital runs in the ninth. SUNDAY, MAY 31, 1998 07 V FRENCH OPEN TENNIS Williams: 'La Terreiir* of French Open Intimidating 16-year-old powers her way into fourth round with 6-1, 6-1 victory By ROB GLOSTER Tlie Associated Press PARIS — Serena Williams has become "La Terreur" of the French Open. When she's not making opponents flinch at 104 mph serves or slamming backhand winners, the 16-year-old Williams intimidates them by hovering menacingly close while returning serve. Williams won 10 straight games Saturday while overpowering 15th-seeded Dominique Van Roost 6-1, 6-1 on center court. While Williams was one of five American women to reach the fourth round, the last survivor among the U.S. men — llth-seeded Michael Chang — was defeated by unseeded Spaniard Francisco Clavet. Chang, the only American man to reach the third round, had a trainer massage his thighs in the third set of his 3-6,7-6 (7-5), 6-2, 6-4 loss, a match that lasted nearly three hours. Chang, the 1989 French Open champion, sat with a towel over his head at the end of The Associated Press Serena Williams returns a shot during her victory over Dominique Van Roost. the center-court match. "I think that I was hurting a little physically out there. Maybe I didn't prepare as well as I should have," he said. "Obviously, in the French Open, you have to be very physically fit." American men already had been doomed to their worst Grand Slam showing in at least 30 years when Chang was the only one of 12 original participants to make it past the second round. In Williams' victory, Van Roost won just four points in her first five service games and the American, standing five feet inside the baseline to return second serves, menaced her Belgian opponent into six double faults. One usher on center court warned a writer watching the match: "This is not for your eyes. This is carnage." Williams joined her older sister, Venus, among the final 16 in her French Open debut — just her second tournament on clay. In her first clay-court event, she lost to Venus in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open earlier this month. "A lot of people say you have to rally on the clay," Serena said, "but I think it's really exaggerated what they say. I don't feel my game has to change at all on the clay." Joining, the Williams sisters in the fourth round was another American, second-seeded Lindsay Davenport, who beat Russia's Elena Likhovtseva 7-5, 7-5. Also advancing Saturday were No. 4 Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, a two-time champion who faces Serena Williams in the next round, No. 7 Conchita Martinez, defending champion and lOth-seeded Iva Majoli and No. 14 Sandrine Testurt. ' i-v "•' !*< ^ PAWS" -H Aloof* at Saturday's fAty, 'tbiaslxtk' day of the French Open: •• - , ' ' Men's winners - Alberto. Berasategul (16),*Marat Safjnl ,' ' ,.; Woman's *Wrmefcr~ Uridsay Davenport (2), ,' Arantxa Sanchez Vieario (4); Conchita Martinez(7), Iva Majoli (10),:Sartdrlne Testud (14) and Serena Williams, ' ' ' ,"' Men's losers - Richard ; Krajicek (10) and ' Michael Charifj (11). % " , Women's losers - Dominique Van Roost (15)1' Unfinished match - Heman 6urny led two sets to one over NO.-14 Alex Corotja when the match was stopped by rain. - ' "",';"«.', •' ' Russian qualifier Marat Safin, the men's teen wonder of the French Open, had 11 aces while extending his remarkable run with a third-round victory over Daniel Vacek. The 116th-ranked Safin, who upset Andre Agassi in. the first round and defending champion Gustavo Kuerten in the second, left Vacek muttering to himself throughout, the 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 match. Safin, who slammed 18 aces in five gruel- M , ing sets against Kuerten on Friday, said he : was drained after facing a series of slices, chips and drop shots from Vacek. " i _— — ^_t.. T AUTO RACING "'-'*' Wallace sees track position as key at Dover DrJVGr On th6 POlG for •JBIp^B the pole sitter, he who clocked a record lap of 155.898 in NASCAR, and he credits them despite 10 previous top-five finish ._ , , .. n n. ..^^ P«RBBHEj chose the stall mph in qualifying Fridav. "It's like with heloine him finish second to es had not won a Winston p.ri- Driver on the pole for today's MBNA 400 on treacherous track By DICK BRINSTER The Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Track position usually is one of the keys to victory at Dover Downs International Speedway, where a narrow ribbon of concrete often dictates single- file racing. Rusty Wallace, on the pole for the running today of the $1.7 million MBNA Platinum 400, knows that better than most. Three career victories on the treacherous track prove he has discovered the fast way around. But Wallace says races at Dover often are decided off the track. As T PRO GOLF the pole sitter, he chose the stall closest to the exit of pit road. "I think we'll have a real good pit deal all day long," Wallace said. "Being WALLACE down there at the end, all you've got to do is pop it, turn the tires and you're over the line." The first car to hit the yellow line — no more than a few yards from the nose of Wallace's Ford — at the end of the 1,076-foot pit road will be the leader for all restarts. There have been as many as 16 in a race on a layout known as the Monster Mile. "So, I think staring up front is a definite advantage," said Wallace, who clocked a record lap of 155.898 mph in qualifying Friday. "It's like that at any place where track position is real important." But this isn't all about caution flags and pit stops. The leader can dictate so much of the flow of the race and save his equipment for the crucial final laps. "It's easier on the car, it's easier on the team," said Wallace, who with Jeff Gordon and David Pearson once won three straight Dover races. "It's easier on the tires because you don't use them up coming from the back to the front. It's just a better deal." It can be a winning deal if the pit crew does its job, no small detail in a sport where the goal is to change four tires and put 22 gallons of gasoline in the car in 18 seconds. Wallace's crew is among the best in NASCAR, and he credits them with helping him finish second to Gordon last Sunday night in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. But a pit crew can't do much for a driver unable to say at or near the front, especially at Dover, where passing is risky and certainly not equipment friendly. Wallace, seeking his first victory this season and the 48th of his career, thinks he has that covered. "This car is very derivable and real fast," he said. It will need to be just that to hold off Gordon and Mark Martin. They also have fast cars, fast crews and records of success attacking the White Lightning surface. "I drive every race at Dover as hard as I can, given what the tires can withstand," said Martin, who despite 10 previous top-five finishes had not won a Winston Clip event on the high-banked oval prior to last September. "There were so many races I felt we were good enough to win, but the win eluded us for so many years." It's still eluding Jarred, winless in 22 previous forays at Dover. But he has had a formidable car the last few years, and is starting in the top 10 here for the fifth straight time. He'll go from the fourth spbt on the grid, astride fellow Ford driver Martin and behind the Chevrolet of reigning series champion arid current points leader Gordon. Like most, Jarred says Goodyear's new tire compound is responsible for faster speeds this weekend. "It's got a lot of grip to it,"-he said. , Couples takes control at the Memorial Tournament By The Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio — The names on the leaderboard of the Memorial Tournament looked like a jumble of the best players on tour before Fred Couples put aside a migraine headache and unscrambled the listing with a late surge to take control Saturday at Muirfield Village. Closing with a curling 12-foot eagle putt on the 15th hole, a 25- footer for birdie on the next hole and a 10-foot par-saving putt on No. 18, Couples shot a'67 to be at COUPLES 14-under-par 202, three strokes ahead of Davis Love III going into Sunday's final round. It's the third time Couples has gone into the last round with the lead this year. He let both the Masters and the Byron Nelson get away when he hit shots into the water on the back nine. In his only victory this year, the Bob Hope Classic, Couples trailed by three strokes going into the final round. If those squandered opportunities bothered Couples, he did not show it on Saturday at Muirfield. Moving in his usual easy style, Couples cruised through the first eight holes even par then closed with a rush, playing the last 10 holes 5-under par despite his first migraine in years. "I don't know what I had other than a migraine," Couples said. "I felt bad on the range and worse on the first tee. It never let up until I got out of the sun." Couples pulled himself together for a fast finish that created some breathing room over one of the best leaderboards of the year. Ernie Els shot a 67 and was at 206, four strokes back along with Ted Tryba and Andrew Magee. David Duval also had a 67 and was alone at 207. Tiger Woods was one of the players back in the pack who was unable to make a move. Hampered by a tricky design with narrow landing areas and devilish doglegs, Woods was able to hit his driver only three times and shot a 71 to be at 215,13 strokes back. LPGA ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rosie Jones, an eight-time winner in 16 years on the LPGA tour, bolted four shots clear of a stalled field with an 8-under-par 64 Saturday in the LPGA Rochester International. Capping a sizzling display on the greens — and a course-record 29 on the first nine — Jones finished the round with an 8-foot birdie putt. She punched her fist skyward as the gallery roared. "I could have shot nothing — that's how you feel sometimes," said Jones, who moved to 9-under 207. "You have days like today that are just easy." ;;" . Sherri Steinhauer shot a 6:under 66 and was at 5-under 211. She was one ahead of Dale Eggeling, Jenny Lidback, Hollis Stacy and second-round co-leader Moira Dunn, who shot 73. Seniors SEWICKLEY, Pa. — Larry Nelson tied the course record for the second straight day Saturday, shooting another 7-under-par 65 to take an eight-stroke lead with one round left in the Pittsburgh Senior Classic. ± Nelson's 14-under 130 totalhad him well in front of Jay Sigel and John Bland. RECREATION CALENDAR Baseball camps/clinics • JUNE 1-4 AT SAUNA — Salina Central Camp for ages 7-11 (8 a.m.-10 a.m.) and 11-14 (10 a.m.-noon)... $30 fee or $25 if five or more from same learn attend the camp ... call Bill Barlow (785-823-3602) or Chris Ruder (785-825-4754). • JUNE 7 AT McPHERSON — Doyle Baseball Coaches Clinic at Wall Park Complex... 11 a.m.-3 p.m. ... entry fee $22 per coach/parent... call Frank Panzer (316-241-5035). • AUGUST 2-3 AT McPHERSON — Doyle Baseball Players Clinic at Wall Park Complex... ages 5-18... entry fee $70 per player... call Frank Panzer (316-2415035). '• UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS AT LAWRENCE — Advanced camp June 5-7 (high school, $200 for resident, $150 for commuter)... single-day hitting (ages 818, June 9, $60)... single day pitchlng/catching/infleld (June 10, $60) ... day camp (ages 7-12, June 15-18, $60)... Youth camp (ages 10-18, June 21-24, $250 or $200) ... All-Star Camp (Aug. 6-9, high school age, $250, $200)... call 785-864-7907. • BARTON COUNTY AT GREAT BEND — At Barton County Community College ... ages 7-12 (June 14), ages 13-15) (June 8-11) ... registration fee $50 ... call Mike Warren (316-792-9373). Baseball tournaments • JUNE 12-14 AT HUTCHINSON — USSSA NIT tournament at Fun Valley ... 9,11,13 age divisions ... June 4 deadline ... call Jim Swlnt (316-669-9999) weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. • JUNE 20-21 AT SALINA — 9th annual Sacred Heart Booster Club Tournament at Bill Burke Park ... four age divisions ... $125 for ages 9 (full) and 10 (full) ... $150 for ages 11 (full) and 12 ... four-game guarantee ... entry deadline June 7 ... call 785-825-0039 or 785-823-8931. •, JUNE 20-21 AT HILLSBORO — Youth tournament for 9-10 and 11-12 age divisions ... entry fee $100 plus three baseballs ... 3-game guarantee ... entry deadline June 12 ... call Hillsboro Recreation Department (316947-3490). • JUNE 26-28 AT RUSSELL — 15-under tournament at Memorial Park ... entry fee $120 (by June 12) or $130 (June 13-19)... three game guaranteed ... call Eric Marshall (785-483-6966 or 785-483-4011). • JUNE 27-28 AT SALINA — 5th annual Noon Ki- wahis Mid-Season Tournament at Bill Burke Park... en- try'foes $125 (10) and $140 (11, 12 age divisions) ... IpUr games ... call Jim Johnson (785-827-1010). • JULY 2-5 AT TOPEKA — Lake Shawnee Classic ... 8,10,12,14,16 age divisions ... three-game round robin ... entry fee $190 ($225 for 16-under)... call Bob Gonzales (765-267-1409). • JULY 4-5 AT SALINA — 5th annual Salina Baseball Shootout at Bill Burke Park ... 10, 11,12 age divisions ... four-game guarantee ... $125 entry fee ... call Gary Charvat (785-825-5777). • JULY 10-12 AT RUSSELL — 13-under tournament at Memorial Park ... entry fee $120 (by June 26) or $130 (June 27-July 3)... three game guaranteed... call Eric Marshall (785-483-6966 or 785-483-4011). • JULY 11-12 AT SALINA — Salina Downtown Lions-sponsored tournament at Bill Burke Park ... 9, 10, 11,12 age divisions... entry fee $125... call Terry Criss (785-827-7251 or 825-5963) or Jim Ravenkamp (785827-0484 or 823-2503). • JULY 31-AUGUST 2 AT OTTAWA — 2nd annual Orlis Cox Memorial Tournament... 8,10,12,13,15-16, 17-18 age divisions ... entry fee $150 ... entry deadline July 20 ... call V'ayne Bums (785-242-1939). • AUGUST 1-:! AT SALINA — End-of-the-season tournaments sponsored by SP&R Department ... pee wees (9-10) and midgets (11-12) ... entry fee $125 ... entry deadline July 24 ... call Brian White (785-8267434). • AUGUST 8-9 AT SALINA — End-of-the-season tournaments sponsored by SP&R Department... Junior League (13-15)... entry fee $125 ... entry deadline July 31 ... call Brian White (785-826-7434). Basketball camps • HEART OF AMERICA CAMPS — 27th annual Heart of America Sports Camps in Kansas Wesleyan's Muir Gymnasium ... boys (June 7-11, July 19-23), girls (June 14-18, July 12-16, girls advanced camp July 1216, team camp Aug. 6-9) ... for ages 8-17 ... call Ken Cochran (785-827-6229) or write for information at: HOA Sports Camps, Box 1073, Salina, Kan. 67401. • JEROD HAASE CAMP — June 5 at Sacred Heart High School in Salina, June 9,10 in Llndsborg, June 26 in Abilene ... boys/girls ages 8-18 ... entry fee $40 per player ... call Brian Gormley (785-826-9431, Salina camp), Janle Nyqulst (785-227-3648, Llndsborg) or Donna Graber (785-263-7266 (Abilene). • TODD JADLOW'S "HOOP MAGIC" DAY CAMP —July 6-9 at Kansas Wesleyan's Mulr Gymnasium ... ages 8-16, boys and girls ... fee $155 per person ... after June 10, fee is $130 ... call Todd Jadlow (785-8220873). • TRIPLE THREAT CAMP AT GRINNELL — June 8-10 at Grlnnell High School... grades 1-12, boys and girls ... fee $35 per person ... call Don Bechard (913856-8866) or Rich Bechard (913-364-2754). • MARIAN WASHINGTON CAMP — 24th annual Marian Washington Camp at Lawrence ... June 7-11, 21-25, June 28-July 2 tor ages 8-18... elite camps June 4-7, 11-14 for ages 15-18 ... call Heidi (785-864-4938). • LADY THUNDERBIRD CAMP AT CONCORDIA — June 1-4 at Cloud County Community College ... grades 1-6, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; grades 7-12, 1:15-3:30 p.m. ... entry fee $50 (morning) or $60 (afternoon) ... call Brett Erkenbrack (600-0729-5101, ext. 298). • BETHANY COLLEGE BOYS CAMP — June 1 -5 at Bethany College ... grades 4-6 and 7-8 ... entry fee $50 ... entry deadline May 25 ... call Clair Oleen (785-2273311, ext. 8176, or 785-227-3279). • JUNE 15-17 AT CHAPMAN — Boys and girls camps at Chapman H.S.... $20 fee ... 9-11 a.m.... 4-8 grades ... call Sam Muff (785-922-6561). • JUNE 15-19 AT SALINA — For 4th, 5th grade boys at Salina South Middle School ... entry fee $55 ... call Daryl Hoelting (785-825-2615). • TOM ASBUHY CAMP IN MANHATTAN — June 21-25 and July 26-30 at Kansas State's Aheam Fieldhouse ... registration fees $285 (overnight camper), $185 (day camper)... call 765-532-6531. • DEB PATTERSON CAMP IN MANHATTAN — June 15-19 and July 20-24 at Kansas State's Aheam Fleldhouse ... girls, ages 4-12 ... registration fee $170 per camper... call Wildcat Women's Basketball Office (785-532-6970). Basketball tournaments • JULY 18-19 AT LINDSBORG — Second Annual Bethany College Boys Team Tournament... Boys divisions: 5th-6th, Tth-ath, 9th-10th, 11th-12th ... July 5 deadline ... $120 per tern ... call Clair Oleen (785-2273311 ext. 8176 or 785-227-3279). Cycling • BIKING ACROSS KANSAS, JUNE 6-13 — An eight-day ride across Kansas... northern route (Sharon Springs, Oakley, Hoxie, Stockton, Beloit, Clay Center, Onaga), middle route (Scott City, Ransom, Russell, Lincoln, Abilene, St. Marys), southern route (Scott City, Ness City, Hoisington, Ellsworth, Abilene, Wamego)... three routes join at Oskaloosa and finish in Leavenworth ... call 316-684-8184. • JUNE 14 AT SALINA — The Festival Classic... 25- mile race (8 a.m.), 4-mile family ride (7 a.m.), tandem ride (7:20 a.m.) ... entry fee $10 before 9, $12 afterwards) ... call Burgess Cycle Shop (785-825-4211). Football camps/clinics • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS—Kansas Jayhawk Camps in Lawrence ... June 14-17 for grades 9-12 ... June 17-20 for grades 8-below... registration fees $195 (resident) or $150 (commuter)... call KU Football Office (785-864-3142). • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY—Kansas State Wildcat camps at Manhattan ... June 14-18 ... ages 12- seniors in high school ... registration fees $199 (resident) or $110 (commuter) ... call KSU Football Office (785-532-5876). Golf tournaments • JUNE 14 AT ELLSWORTH — Four-person scramble at Ellsworth Municipal G.C. to benefit Good Samaritan Retirement Village ... entry fee is $175 per team ($25 per person, plus $75 business sponsor fee) ... 8 a.m., 2 p.m. lee times ... call Sherri Green (785-4725000 or 785-472-3167).. • JUNE 14 AT LURAY — Two-man scramble at Luray G.C. ... 8:30 a.m. shotgun start ... call 785-5256293. • JUNE 28 AT LURAY — Two-lady scramble at Luray G.C. ... 6:30 a.m. shotgun start ... call 785-6982237. • AUGUST 29 AT SALINA — Mike Fisher/Don Soukup Memorial two-person scramble tournament at Salina Municipal G.C.... 8 a.m. shot gun start... entry fee $80 per team ... deadline Aug. 26 ... call Gene Peppersack (785-825-6620). Running/Track • JUNE 1 AT SALINA — 5K training run beginning at north end of Bill Burke Park ... 7 p.m. start ... call Mike White (785-827-6342). • JUNE 6 AT PHILLIPSBURG—Riverless Run ... 2- mile run, 7:30 a.m. ... 5-mile run, 8 a.m. ... entry fees $10 until June 1, $12 attar June 2 ... call 765-543-6702 or 785-543-5017. • JUNE 6 AT JUNCTION CITY—TCI Five-Mile River Run and Riverwalk Dedication ... start at Fort Riley entrance ... 8 a.m.... entry fee $10 by June 2 ... call 785238-PLAY. • JUNE 13 AT SALINA —First Class Five & River Ramble Walk ... 5-mile, 2-mile, quarter-mile, two-mile walk ... starts at Kenwood Park ... entry fee $7 or $12 (if postmarked after June 11) ... call Susan Clasen (785-827-5564, ext. 336) ... write Skip Olsen, First Class V Race Form, Sunflower Bank, Box 800, Salina, Kan. 67402-0800. • JUNE 20 AT LINDSBORG —Midsommardag Springa ... 5-mile run, 2-mlle run, 2-mile walk ... 7:30 a.m. start ... entry fee $10 before June 20, $12 on day of race ... call Llndsborg Community Hospital (785-2273308) or Steve McGaughey (785-227-3394). • JULY 4 AT LYONS — 19th annual Lyons-to-Sterling Freedom Run/Walk ... 5K, 15K runs ... call Lyons Recreation Commission (316-257-5412). • JULY 25 AT DOWNS — Downs Celebration Races ... 5-mile run (7:45 a.m.), 2-mile run/walk (7:15 a.m.), half-mile chlldrens run (6:30 a.m.) ... entry fee $7.50 prior to race day, $10 on race day ... call Stephen Helde (785-454-6651). Soccer camps/clinics • AUGUST 10-14 AT SALINA — Coyote Kids Soccer Camp at Kansas Wesleyan University ... boys and girls, ages 4-9 ... registration fee $35 ... entry deadline Aug. 1 ... call Brian Berner (785-827-5541, Ext. 1370). Soccer league • JUNE 4-JULY 23 AT McPHERSON — McPherson Summer League at McPherson High School ... 9th grade-college and adult leagues ... entry fee $40 per player... played on Thursday nights ... call Jerry Maione (316-241-8137). Softball camps/clinics • JUNE 8-12 AT SALINA — Girls fast-pitch camp at Salina South High School ... grades 4-9 ... call Daryl Hoelting (785-825-2815). • AUGUST 2-3 AT McPHERSON — Doyle Softball Players Clinic at Wall Park Complex ... ages 5-18... entry fee $70 per player ... call Frank Panzer (316-2415035). Softball tournaments • JUNE 6 AT ELLSWORTH — First annual Marc Rodriguez Sr. Memorial Girls Tournament... 14-under age division ... entry fee $70 two 12-Inch ASA sottballs ... 3- game guarantee ... call Sandra Bronn (785-472-4375) or Marc Rodriguez (785-472-4217). • JUNE 6-7 AT CLAY CENTER — Girls fast-pitch round-robin tournament... 16,18 age divisions ... $110 entry fee ... call Wade Bauer (765-632-5196). • JUNE 6-7 AT CANTON — Prairie Days Shootout coed double elimination tournament... 10-team limit... for more information call John or Gina Middleton (316628-4526). • JUNE 6-7 AT LINDSBORG — Men's D & E USS- SA state qualifier... entry deadline June 3 ... call Mike Hubeneft (785-227-2743) o' Darren Heitschmidt (785227-4332). • JUNE 6-7 AT FORT RILEY — Men's Class D national qualifier and Class C state qualifier at Fort Riley Sports Complex ... entry fee $90 ... entry deadline June 4 ... call Kenny Steinfort (785-762-4780 or 785-2381861). • JUNE 6-7 AT HILLSBORO — Girls fast-pitch tournament ... 16, 18 age divisions ... $100 entry fee ... 3- game guarantee ... entry deadline May 29 ... call Hillsboro Recreation Department (316-947-3490). • JUNE 13 AT HILLSBORO — Women's Class D, E I qualifier... $100 entry fee ... 3-game guarantee ... entry deadline June 5 ... call Hillsboro Recreation Department (316-947-3490). • JUNE 13-14 AT NEWTON — Girls 16-under fast- pitch tournament ... 3-game guarantee ... call Eddie (316-282-5835). • JUNE 13-14 AT CONCORDIA — Men's slow-pitch tournament at Sports Complex ... entry fee $85, hot own soflballs ... 3-game guarantee ... June 11 deadline ... call Todd Gennette (785-243-7306). • JUNE 19-21 AT RUSSELL — ASA girls fast-pitch tournament.... 12, 14, 16, 18 age divisions ... $75 entry fee ... call Eric Marshall (785-483-6966 or 785-4834011). • JUNE 20-21 AT MARYSVILLE — Girls fast-pitch tournament ... 10, 16 age divisions ... $60 entry fee (10), $110 (16) ... call Dr. David Hamel (785-5625512). • JUNE 27 AT HILLSBORO — Men's Class D, E qualifier... $100 entry fee ... 3-game guarantee ... entry deadline June 19 ... call Hillsboro Recreation Department (316-947-3490). • JUNE 27-28 AT SALINA — Noon KIwanis Mid- Season Tournament at Bill Burke Park... 12,14 age divisions ... $120 entry fee ... call Jim Johnson (785-8271010). • JUNE 27-28 AT CLAY CENTER — Girls fast-pitch round-robin tournament... 16,18 age divisions... $110 entry fee ... call Wade Bauer (785-632-5196). • JUNE 27-28 AT SALINA — Girls fast-pitch tournament at Salina South fields... 16-under age division ... $110 entry fee ... call Larry Charvat (785-823-2450). • JULY 4-5 AT CLAY CENTER — Girts fast-pitch round-robin tournament... 10,12 age divisions ... $110 entry fee ... call Wade Bauer (785-632-5196). • JULY 11-12 AT CLAY CENTER — Girls fast-pitch round-robin tournament... 12,14 age divisions ... $110 entry fee ... call Wade Bauer (785-632-5196). • JULY 11-12 AT SALINA — Salina Downtown Lions-sponsored tournament at Bill Burke Park... 10,12, 14,16 age divisions ... entry fee $125... call Terry Criss (785-827-7251 or 825-5963) or Jim Havenkamp (785827-0484 or 823-2503). • JULY 11-12 AT SALINA — Girls fast-pitch tournament at Salina South fields ... 16-under age division ... $110 entry fee ... call Larry Charvat (785-823-2450). • JULY 18-19 AT SALINA — End of Season fast- pitch and slow-pitch tournaments at Bill Burke Park ... 10,12,16, 18 age divisions ... entry fee $75 (fast), $60 (slow)... entry deadline July 10... call Brian White (785826-7434). Sports camp • "TEST YOUR SKILLS" SPORTS CAMP — June 29-July 3 at Sacred Heart High School ... 10-12-year olds (6:00-9:45 a.m. each day), 13-14-year-olds (10:0011:45 a.m.) ... Soccer (Monday), Baseball (Tuesday), Basketball (Wednesday), Football (Thursday), Fun Day (Friday) ... registration fee $40 ... entry deadline June 24 ... call Todd Courbot (785-655-2721). Tennis camps • MARTY WARD'S CAMPS AT NORTH NEWTON — Junior Camp (June 7-12) and high school girls camps (July 29-Aug. 1, Aug. 2-5)... entry fees $325 lor junior camp (resident) and $225 (commuter); $195 for girls camp (resident) and $145 (commuter) ... write: Marty Ward, Bethel College Tennis Camp, 300 E. 27th, I North Newton, Kan. 67117. • THE SALINA TENNIS PROGRAM — At Salina Central High School courts ... for beginners, intermediates and advanced boys and girls ... one-week camp, June 1-5, entry fee $40 ... two-week camp, June B-19 or July 6-17, entry fee $75 ... call Bob Warkentlne (785823-9351). • 23RD ANNUAL BETHANY COLLEGE CAMPS — At Bethany College ... May 31 -June 5 (boys/girls), $320 resident, $250 commuter ... June 7-10 (boys/girts), $190 resident, $135 commuter... August 10-12 (high school girls), $60 commuter ... call Richard Strange (785-827-2610). Triathlon • JUNE 20 AT TOPEKA— 18th annual Topeka Tinman at Lake Shawnee ... application forms available through the Shawnee County Parks & Recreation, 3137 SE 29th, Topeka, Kan. 66605 ... call 785-267-1156. Volleyball leagues • SUMMER LEAGUE AT LYONS — June 15-July 20 ... sponsored by Lyons Recreation Commission .., $80 per team ... entry deadline June 5 ... calll call 316-2575412. Volleyball camps • HEART OF AMERICA AT SALINA — Heart of America Sports Camps at Kansas Wesleyan's Mulr Gy- masium... regular camp and advanced camp (June 2125), team camp (June 25-28) ... $255 tor full-time and $160 for day campers ... for ages 8-17 ... call Ken Cochran (785-827-6229) or write for Information: HOA Sports Camps, Box 1073, Salina, Kan. 67401. • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS AT LAWRENCE — Ray Bechard's Youth Volleyball Camp at Allen Fleld- house ... July 7-10 ... grades 3-5, 6-8 ... entry fee $60 ... call KU volleyball office (785-864-7959). • A STEP AHEAD AT SALINA — July 13-16 at Salina Central High School ... grades 7-8 (8:00-11:30 a.m.), grades 5-6 (1-4 p.m.)... call Rose Wittman J785- 823-9217) or Salina Parks & Rec (785-826-7434). • KANSAS STATE AT MANHATTAN — June 8-11, July 9-12, July 14-17... for grades 7-12 ... call 800-3953754 or 785-532-5935. • BARTON COUNTY AT GREAT BEND — At Barton County Community College ... for high school players, June 5-8, 9-12 and 26-29 ... lor junior high players, grades 7-9, June 19-22 ... registration fee $195 (overnight campers) and $170 (commuter)... call RM'SS Kinningham (316-792-9373). Wrestling camps/clinics • TEMOER TERRY JR. CAMP AT McPHERSON — Four-time All-American, two-time All-Big Eight wrestler ... June 19-21 at McPherson High School wrestling room ... novice wrestlers ($30, three sessions) and advanced wrestlers ($50, five sessions)... call Lanes Engel (316-241-5679). Notices • SENIORS RSHING DAY — June 5 at Lakewood Lake ... sponored by Salina Parks & Rec ... 6-11 a.m. ... registration 7:30 a.m.... call 785-826-7434. >(J

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