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8 DAILY CHR0NK1E DeKdbSywanom X Uundey.Mawary 22, 199 Sosa's ambition soars for '96 Cubs NIU Varsity Club hosts Winter Social DcKALB Northern Dlinois University Varsity Club members are encouraged to attend the club's Winter Social on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5:30 pjn. in The Backcourt of NIU's Chick Evans Field House. All NIU letter-winners are invited for complimentary pizza and beverages courtesy of .the Varsity Club. The Winter Social is set between games of the Huskie women's and men's basketball "doubleheader" against MCC foe Wright State University. Since the NIU men's game is close to a sellout, club members might want to purchase a ticket when you RSVP. Tickets for either or both games cost $6 apiece and can be obtained through the NIU Athletic Ticket Office at 1-800-332-HOWL or (815) 753-0353. Please identify yourself as a Varsity Club member for the Winter Social. NIU's Varsity Club hosted two social functions last fall and attracted former Huskies like Randy Clark, Tom Wittum, Clarence Vaughn, Carol Owens, Mark Kellar, Diane Hillard-Sembell, Tim Dillon, LeShon Johnson, Tim Tyrrell, Jerry Zielinski, John Olson, John McDougaJ, etc. back to campus. The NIU women host WSU at 2 p.m. and the Huskie men play the Raiders at 7 pjn. For more information on the NIU Varsity Club, please contact Gary Evans at (815) 753-0800. SHS Spring shooting camp March 25-27 SYCAMORE The Fourth Annual Spartan Basketball Spring Break Shooting Camp will be held Monday through Wednesday, March 25-27, from 9 aon. until 1 1 a.m. at Sycamore High School. The camp is open to all area youth from grades 1st to 8th. The cost is $15. The camp will focus on the shooting fundamentals using the NBN method of instruction. Interested students may pre-register or sign up the first day of camp. Sign-up begins for Kish soccer tourney MALTA The Third Annual Kishwaukee College 4-on-4 Indoor Soccer Tournament will take place March 16-17. The cost is $50 per team. Participating teams will play three matches on Saturday, March 16. Half the teams advance to double elimination on Sunday. For more information and a flier, please call Steve Smith at (815) 825-2646. Entry deadline is March 4. Tueeday Night LarJea Feb.13et Four8eeeona High MK game - Don't Pioneer 803; handicap gamt - Sacond Chanoa Publishers 1001; series - Don's Pioneer 2631; handicap aria - Don't Ptonaar 2S23. Bart) McCMan 800. 213, 201, 106, Joyoa Wassaka 584, 206, 200. 170, Carta PhMlpa 682, 211, 200, Jari Wltoon 562,201, 104, Sua BanorlacuB 668. 220. 180. Shany Palara 544, 103, 186, Wandy Hama 508, 180, Lois Ehrhart 502, 178, Nancy Halvaraon 525, 185. 180, Gall Holland 535, 180, 180, Eleanor OTJonnall 108, Connla Boydan 103, Dawn MatHton 180, 180. Bonnia Stojan 180. Dardaa Johnaon 177, Margo Rom 175, M Baanzigar 181. Barb McClellan had har tlrat 800 tanas. Jill Baanzigar had har first all-spara game. Mardl Oraa Expraaa Fab. 18 at Uarct Oraa High team: handicap gama - Woman of tha Mooaa 1024; handicap sariat - Woman of tha Moots 2862. Dana Piazza 588. 181. 182, 235. Chary! Rainart 553, 213, 183, Norma Fayerharm 544, 215, MMa Sulavar 541, 178, 178, 184, Cindy English 535, 106, Tina Drandal 534, 185, 202, Krlt Swadborg 528, 224. 178. Unda Patryka 510. 170. 202. Shanya Laa 511. 183, Cathy Burright 510, 184, Batty Ruby 504, 100, Margaret Schultz 601, 180. 178, Unda Stada 202, Carol Lamay 185, Barb Pinion 184, Bav Holdan 176, 180, Kathy Pedertan 178, 170. Farm Bureau Mixed Fab. 18 at Mardl Oraa Hgh team: gama - G'maa Q'pas 71 0; handicap gama - G'maa G'paa 858; series -G'mas Q'pas 2087; handicap series - G'maa G'paa 2484. Irene Main 176. Letand Russell 583, 233, Eldred Russell 554, Carolyn Leifhiet 532, 185, 106, Joy Hadley 186, Bob Hadley 202, Betty Fewel 180, Mary Ann Erickaon 531, 104, 175, David Erickson 561. 223. Proa and Rook lee Fab. 14 at Four 8aaaorw High Mam: gama - Welcome Matt 070; handicap gama - Welcome Matt 1020; series -Welcome Matt 2727; handicap series - Welcome Matt 2877. Walt Kwalt 602. 210. Mark Sacksteder 210. Rum Haendel 221 , Dean Haseman 573, 213, Bob Haseman 558, 204, Gary Ikeler 554, Gilbert Johnson 206, Larry Harris 594, 213, Brian Kohler 667, 108. Chris Sportun 203. DeKalb Elks Mans League Feb. 14 at Mardl Ores High learn: gama - Goof Troop 867; series -Goat Ropers 2507. Jeff Sietsema 766, 227, 280, 250, Jeff Jobs 754, 258. 227, 260, Gary Whitmer 707, 300, 238, Rich Ferdinand 663, 230, 246, Don Staley 625, 210. 236, Bob Weeks 598, 236, Dave Salamunec 574, 108, Dale Billlps 571, 211, Cad Brantley 563, 212, Dwight Carlson 663, 201 , Jim Brantley 561 , 201 , Jack McFar-land 560, 105. Chris Brandey 227, Mark Ken-nay 224, Frenchy 210, Tom Debates 217, Darin Pinna 217, Rob Collin 206, Scott Chilton 206, Larry Haler 200, Steve Flatter 200, Don Hayes 200. Gary Whitmer shot a perfect 300 game. Tueaday Mixed Folllea Feb. 20 at Mardl Oraa High team: gama - Nestle 100 Grand 770; handicap game - Neede 100 Grand 836; series - Nestle 100 Grand 2136; handicap series -Nettle 100 Grand 2331. Karyn Double 627. 196. 205. 228. Dan MataragM 603, 200, 212, Bob McCoy 596, 222, Phil Dal-Rosario 570, 247, Chuck KkM 670, 201, 202, Harmon Holder 564, 232, Joe Cusumano 560, 200, 217, Brenda Ganriott 660. 106, 105, Jenny Holder 550, 216, 184, Val Rebhom 510. 182, Robyn Kamm 508, 185. 180. Pam MataragM 184, Vicky Bayer 1 76, Thomas Agukiaga 225. Sunday Night Mixed Feb. 18 at Four Seeeona Hgh team: gama - Rolling Thunder 784; handicap gamt - Rolling Thunder 837; series - Rolling Thunder 2138; handicap series -Rolling Thunder 2297. Laura Gordon 536, 185, 180. VicW Selsser 527, 179, 170, Joyce Erickson 181, Denny Erickson 551, 221, Bill Huff 603, 203, Vern Hjelmberg 583. 204. 210. John Zimmer 598. 225, 225, Dorean Meier 175, Brenda Deframe 176, Rony Heide 502, 180, Steve Hoide 214, Shirley Alton 187, Jonl Clark 175. Karon Larson 176. National BeeketbsM Saennlalliiii At AOIenos By The Associated Preoe AM Tlmee EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pel GB Orlando 39 14 .736 New York 32 19 .627 6 Mans 24 29 .453 15 New Jersey 23 29 .442 15' 23 29 .442 15"S 19 34 358 20 Philadelphia 10 41 .106 28 Central Division Chicago 47 5 .004 Indiana 32 20 .615 15 Cleveland 30 21 588 l6t Atlanta 28 23 40 18t Detroit 26 24 520 20 Charlons 26 25 510 20"! Milwaukee 20 31 J 92 26"2 Toronto 14 36 .280 32 WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division W L Pel OB Utah 35 16 .688 --m I it Scoreboard San Antonio 34 17 567 1 Houston 34 20 530 2Va Denver 21 30 .412 14 Dallas 17 34 533 18 Minnesota 15 38 294 20 Vancouver 11 40 210 24 PacrAe Division Seattle 30 12 .765 LA Lakers 32 10 527 7 Phoenix 25 28 .400 14 Sacramento 24 25 .400 14 Golden Stale 25 27 .481 142 Portland 24 20 .453 16 LA Clippers 17 35 527 22"2 Tussdsy'a Qamaa Milwaukee 02, New York 87 Orlando 123. Philadelphia 104 Chicago 102, Cleveland 76 Utah 112, Boston 96 San Antonio 108, Portland 105 LA Lakers 121. LA Clippers 104 Wednaaday'a Gamee Miami 66, Philadelphia 57 Charlotte 08, Washington 82 New York 1 13, Detroit 1 10, OT Orlando 90, Indiana 07 Minnesota 120. Houston 101 New Jersey 04, Milwaukee 02, OT Dallas 03, Sacramento 01 Phoenix 120, Boston 107 LA Lakers 112. LA Clippers 108 Golden State 06, San Antonio 02 Thursday's Games Chicago at Atlanta, 730 p.m. Houston at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Utah, 0 pjn. Denver at Portland, 10 pjn. Golden Stale at Seattle, 10 p.m. Friday's Games Atlanta at New York, 730 p.m. Charlotte at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Mkunl, 730 p.m. Philadelphia at Indiana, 750 pjn. Detroit at Minnesota, 8 pjn. LA Lakers at Dallas, 8 p.m. Orlando at Milwaukee, 850 pjn. Toronto at Phoenix, 0 pjn. San Antonio at Sacramento, 10:30 p.m. Wedneeday'e College BaaketbaN Mak alor By Tha Associated Preee EAST Colgate 88, Army 73 Delaware 81 , Towson St 73 George Washington 84, Duquesne 72 Holy Cross 84, Lehigh 77 Ufeyetto 73, Bucknell 52 West Virginia 108, Boston Collage 80 SOUTH American U. 78, Richmond 68 Auburn 60, Mississippi 61 Georgia 77, Vandrbilt 68 Georgia Tech 84, Virginia 75 Hampton U. 06, Coastal Carolina 66 James Madison 72, East Carolina 70 Mississippi St 88, LSU 77 Morgan St 78, N. Carolina AST 74 N.C.-AshevUle 80, Wlnthrop 72 Old Dominion 01, William & Mary 86 South Carolina 80, Florida 76 Tennessee 68, ArkansM 50 Tennessee St. 74, Tennessee Tech 66 Va. Commonwealth 63, N.C.-Wllmlngton 44 Wake Forest 68, Clemson 48 Woftord 81, E. Tennessee St 76 MIDWEST Bal St 73, Bowling Green 60 Bradley 73, Evansville 58 DePaul 79. Loyola, 1.65 ilnoiaSL89,tulM64 Indiana St 04, S. Illinois 80 Iowa 83, Michigan St 47 Kansas St 60, Missouri 64 Kent 76, Cent Mchigan 53 Miami. Ohio 76, E. Michigan 68 Minnesota 60, Ohio St 57 N. towa 87, Crekjhton 73 Northwestern 82, Wisconsin 71 Providence 73, Notre Dame 72 St Louie 01 , Term.-Martfn 85 Toledo 74. Akron 62 W.Michigan 54, Ohio U. 51 SOUTHWEST Houston 70, Texas ASM 75 Oklahoma 81 , Colorado 50 Oklahoma St 58, towa St 46 Oral Roberts 102, Huston-Tisotson 66 TexM Christian 70, Riot 67 Boys Ctaaa AA BaaketbaN Scores By The Associated Preee Wedneeday'e Reautts Amundsen 78, Roosevelt 62 Curie 60, Harper 56 DuSaWe 63, Kennedy 52 Englewood 70, Undbtom 72 Hoffman Estates 53, Palatine 34 Hubbard 62, Gage Park 54 Juarez 70, Clements 73 Lake View 84, Kelvyn Park 68 Lane Tech 52, Prosser 50 Mather 57. Tart 58 Phillips 68, Kstty 30 Sem 46, Schurz 44 2CT St Viator SO, Bene! Academy 56 Stekimetz 66, Sullivan 82 Von Steuben 51, Foreman 50 Boys lUnoia Basketball Sooraa Ctees A Reglonata By The Associated Preee Wednaaday'a Resists At Bushnoll Augusta Soulhssstem 68, Industry 52 Warsaw 62, Carthage 52 0 sards town 52, Brown County 46 Macomb 67, Bushnet Prairie City 67 Table Grove VfT 50. Lswistown 52 Camp Point Central 72, Ouincy Notrs Dame 55 At Byron Rookford Lutheran 76, Ourand 62 Marengo 74, GenoaKingston 45 Harvard 56. Woodstock Marian 41 At Benton No. 5 Breess Mater Dei 36, Cartyte 31 Webber Township 51 , Benton 50 Plckneyvlle 67, Steslsvis 38 Columbia 88. New After 58 5 AP photo Mathieu Casavant, 5, from Montreal, waits for autographs as he watches the Montreal Expos workout in West Palm Beach, Fla. At Port Byron Pecatonlca7l, Dakota 51 River Ridge 80, East Dubuque 54 Morrison 56. MiUedgeville 53 No. 3 Alleman 86, Port Byron Riverdakt 40 At Vandalla HlUsboro 87, Gillespie 54 Farina South Central 60, Altamont 45 Freeburg 50, Belleville Althoff 54 OT Greenville 40, Bunker Hid 30 AtNorrieCHy McLeansboro 48, Eldorado 38 Carterville 57, Johnston City 32 Mounds Meridian 64, Cairo 63 Massac County 80, Vienna 78 OT At HsracrMT Ottawa Marquette 60, Peru St. Bede 43 Bishop McNamara 62, Beechsr 34 Herscher 60. Wilmington 56 Coal City 80, Dwight 60 At Bridgeport Fairfield 59, Garyviile 42 Stewardson-StrMburg 72, Newton 65 Lawrence ville 81 , HutaonviHe 64 Robinson 62. Red HUI 47 At Orion Willlamsfield 76. Dunlap 58 Abingdon 67, Monmouth Warren 85 Shonghurst Southern 68, RoseviKe 61 Kewanee 62, Kewanee Wethersfield 33 Oneida ROWVA 55, Knoxville 46 Sherrard59,Aledo48 Alexis 49, Rock Ridge 42 At Spring Valley Amboy 62, Franklin Center 41 Ohio 70, Spring Valley Hall 64 At Petersburg Pleasant Plains 58, Jacksonville Routt 52 Pittsfield 81 , Griggsville 39 At Fslrbury Paxton 79, Armstrong 67 St Anne 55, Clifton central 53 Ridgeview 05, Tri-Point 60 Prairie Central 74, Lexington 69 . At Shelbyville Shelbyville 76, Cowden-Herrick 56 Rochester 56, Riverton 44 Tri-City 59, Mount Pulaski 47 Hliopoiis 52, Williamaville 46 Moweaqua ASM 55, Warremsburg 41 Macon Meridian 77, Edinburg 63 At Tutccia Findlay53,SuUivan47 Catlki 38, Weatvtlle 35 Hume Shiloh 80, Chrisman 84 Totono 08, Villa Grove 44 Tuscola 82. St. Joseph-Ogden 48 At Clinton No. 6 Normal U-High 43. Eureka 36 Btoomington CC 50, Deer Creek-Mackinaw 31 FlekJcrest 68, El Paso 5S Midwest Central 565, Ulinl Central 44 Hartsburg-Emden 73, Tremont 71 Clinton vs. Heyworth At Westmont St Francis ds Sales 78, Timothy Christian 56 Hales 76, Walther Lutheran 71 Ridgewood 66, Dnscoll 51 SLGergory75.Montini52 At A Glance By The Aeeocialed Preee All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic DTvtoton W L TPte GF GA N.Y. Rangers 34 14 11 70 212 162 Florida 35 17 7 77 205 163 Philadelphia 20 17 11 60 100 151 Washington 28 23 7 63 185 155 Tampa Bay 26 24 8 60 177 189 New Jersey 25 25 8 58 146 141 N.Y. Islanders 16 32 8 40 164 217 Northeast Division Pittsburgh 35 10 4 74 260 103 Montreal 20 23 7 65 188 177 Hartford 25 26 6 SO 164 178 Boston 24 25 8 58 106 202 Buffalo 23 20 6 52 167 182 Ottawa 12 43 3 27 138 220 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division W L TPte GF GA Detroit 42 11 4 88 215 120 Chicago 32 16 11 75 206 153 St. Louis 26 24 10 60 160 171 Toronto 25 25 10 60 178 178 Winnipeg 23 30 4 50 104 207 Dallas 16 31 11 43 165 205 Pacific Division Colorado 32 17 10 74 233 160 Vancouver 23 23 14 60 218 204 Calgary 22 27 11 66 176 185 Los Angeles 18 29 14 50 197 224 Edmonton 21 31 6 48 159 218 Anaheim 21 33 5 47 164 195 San Joes 13 40 6 32 182 256 Tuesday 'e Gamee Ottawa 7, St Louie 1 Calgary 5, San Jose 3 Wednaaday'a Gamee Hartford 5. Montreal 3 Buffalo 6, Pittsburgh 3 Florida 4, New Jersey 1 Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2, OT Vancouver 6, Winnipeg 3 Edmonton 7, Los Angeles 2 ' Anaheim 4, Boston 3, OT Thursday's Games N.Y. Wanders at N.Y. Rangers, 750 pjn. Washington at Philadelphia, 750 pjn. Toronto at Detroit 750 p.m. St Louis at ttfcaoo, 850 p.m. Ottawa at Dallas. 850 p.m. Frtday'e Gemee Hartford at Pittsburgh. 750 pjn. Phladelphia at Buffalo. 750 pjn. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Wanders. 7:30 pjn. Mortfreo) at New Jersey, 750 pjn. Chicago at Winnipeg, 850 pjn. Lot Anoslss at Colorado. 0 pjn. Anaheim at Calgary, 050 pjn. Boston at Edmonton, 050 pjn. San Jose at Vancouver, 1050 p jn. ? X i , V : .. ;a iy . ... v Wedneeday'a Sports Transactions By Tne Asooeunea preee American League CALIFORNIA ANGELS Agreed to terms with Mke James, pitcher, on a one-year contract OAKLAND ATHLETICS Agreed to terms with Mark Acre and Don Wengert, pitchers, Tony Batista, kifWder, and Jot Herrera and Allen Battle, outfielders, on one-year contracts. NEW YORK YANKEES Agreed to terms with Jim Medr, pitcher, on a one-year contract Purchased tha contract 01 Dwight Gooden, pitcher, from Columbus of the International League. Designated Andy Croghan, pitcher, tor assignment National League COLORADO ROCKES Agreed to terms with Lance Painter, pitcher ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Agreed to terms with Manuel Aybar, Cory Bailey, Alan Bents and Eric Ludwick, pitchers; Tripp Cromer and Ray Holbert InfWdart; John Mabry, Mark Sweeney and Dmitri Young, drat basemen; and Terry Bradahaw, outfielder, on one-year contracts. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association INDIANA PACERS Activated Dwayne Schintzlus, center, from the injured 1st Placed Duane Ferrel, forward, on the injured isL ORLANDO MAGIC Activated David Vaughn, forward, from A Mured list Placed Darrei Armstrong, guard, on tne Injured list SACRAMENTO KINGS Placed Michael Smith, forward, on the injured let Activated Byron Houston, forward, from the inured list FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS Named Bob Ferguson special assistant to the president CAROLINA PANTHERS Named Tad Gil defensive Kns coach. CHICAGO BEARS Signed Bryan Cox, inebacker, to a tour-year contract CINCINNATI BENGALS Re-signed Erik WUhelm, quarterback. INDIANAPOLIS 1 COLTS Signed Jay Leeuwenbura. guard. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Extondod an offer sheet to Quendn Coryatt, linebacker. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Re-signed Steve DeOssie, linebacker. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Released Chris Port, offensive guard. OAKLAND RAIDERS Agreed to terms with Russell Maryland, defensive tackle, on a six-year contract SAN DIEGO CHARGERS Signed Sean Salisbury, quarterback, to a two-year contract SAN FRANCISCO 40ERS-Extonded offer sheets to Curtis Buckley, safety, and Michael Hutted kicker. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Signed Darryl Wt-lamt, ssfety, to a four-year contract TAMPA BAY BUCCANEE RS Named Lovie Smith linebackers ooech. HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES sent Doug Houda, defensemsn, to Rochester of the AHL FLORIDA PANTHERS Signed Dan Ratuthny, dtfenteman, and assigned him to Carolina of the AHL NEW JERSEY DEVILS Sent Mark Strobef, defenseman, to Raleigh of the ECHL. NEW YORK ISLANDERS Recalled Chris Taylor, osnter, from Utah of the IHL. PHLADELPHIA FLYERS Racatsd Aaron ureal, goal tender, from Richmond of the ECHL, and Yanick Dupre, left wing, from Her-shty of 81a AHL Sent Aria Brimanis, defenseman, to Hershsy. ST. LOUIS BLUES Recaled Jon Casey, goaltender, from Peoria of tha H, and Ken Sutton, defenseman, from Worcester of the AHL Sent Bruce Racine, goaltender, to Peoria, and Chris tar Otsson, defenseman, to Worcester. COLLEGE GEORGIA Signed Tubby Smith, men's basketball coach, to a six -year contract IOWA Named Bret Oielsma Iriebackeri coach, tSATim 4 coouMO moouc rs ROGER'S HEATING CO. 4 LEE COURT, DEKALB 756-7962 IN DEKALB SINCE 1962 A,oti SPACE-GARD APRIL-AIRE HIGH EFFICIENCY HUMIDIFIERS AIR CLEANERS -Member DCBD Association'' MESA, Ariz, (AP) Sammy Sosa had his second 30-homer, 30-stolen bases season in three seasons last year. He also collected a major-league leading 13 errors in the Chicago Cubs outfield. "I'm still young and I make mistakes, but I try hard for the team," Sosa says. "It's a long season, and we all make mistakes. Nobody's perfect" His hustle led him to more total chances 346 than anyone in the National League, except for teammate Brian McRae, who had only three errors in 352 chances. The Cubs right fielder also is setting his sights on Jose Canseco's feat of 40 homers and 40 stolen bases. - M "I think I can go for 40-40," Sosa said. "It's a long season, and I think a lot of things are possible. Jose Canseco is the only other one to do Blue Demons end streak against Loyola CHICAGO (AP) DePaul finally slammed the brakes on its 13-game skid with a 79-65 triumph over cross-town rival Loyola. "They (players) had had enough of this (losing) streak. We kept looking at the (losses) and saying 'When is it going to stop?'" DePaul coach Joey Meyer said Wednesday. Wedneeday-s Sports In Brief By Tha Associated Press FOOTBALL RICHMOND, TexM (AP) Warren Moon says ha probably was responsible for his wlfe't scratches and bruises during an argument July 18, but contends ha was trying to calm her and didn't intend harm. Tha Minnesota Vlkinga quarterback, charged with misdemeanor assault on wife Felicia, said despite being kneed in the groin and having s candlehoider thrown at hit back, he never hither during the argument Ha faces up to a year kt Jail and a $4,000 fine If convicted. Closing arguments were set for today, with the case then going to the six-psrson Jury In Fort Bend County Court-At-Law BASKETBALL HARTFORD. Conn. (AP) Backed by $4 million in private funding, Steve Hams said his women's professional league will begin this fall. Tha American Basketball League, headquartered in San Jose, Calif., wHI have teams In Hartford-Springfield, Mass.; Atlanta; Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Va.; Denver; Portland, Ore.; and San Jose; Seattle. The league hat signed 36 players, including 10 of 1 1 from the U.S. National Team. Former Connecticut star Rebecca Loco has yet to sign. TENNIS ESSEN, Germany (AP) Jennifer Capriati ernerged from a slide Into tennis burnout rebellion and drug rehabilitation to beat KrisHe Boogert of the Netherlands 8-1 , 6-2 in her first tournament In 15 months. kt an aggressive performance, the 10-year-old wiled herself to her first victory in 212 years. Boogert, seeded seventh in the WTA event and ranked 32nd, was overwhelmed. It wm only the second match for Capriati since dropping off the tour In 1093 after a first-round kwa In the U.S. Open, kt today's second round, tht will face Barbara Schett, a 19-year-old Austrian ranked 56th. MEMPHIS, Term. (AP) Andre Agassi's bid to regain the No. 1 ranking took a sudden nosedive with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Luke Jensen, the ambidextrous doubles specialist ranked March 6 March 13 March 20 March 27 April 3 April 10 Classes meet from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Joyce Davidson, R.N. Special Projects Coordinator at (815) 756-1521, Ext. 4000 Kishwaukee Community Hospital 626 Bethany Road, DeKalb, IL 601 15 ... vUl wvlJtjj k Discount Coupons at fYwii I iMetroCentre C- U UvMUU 0 aaWsrCa MetroCentre (KIDS FREE aSLtfaaiMMn ;;SSii Nto CNMrens V $&t$LUI MwtOfWttN l(x9n!vKrC "ThLMt it, and I would like to have my name with his." The players' strike shortened last season. Cubs manager Jim Riggleman said Sosa has matured during the last year. "The thing you have to say about Sammy is that he plays hard and he plays every day," Riggleman said. Sosa recently signed a three-year deal worth $16 million. "I'm going to play as hard as I ever did," Sosa said. "But now I don't have to worry about security anymore because I'm set for life. It's something I worried about before, but now I don't have to talk about it again. "Now I can just play the game and hopefully stay with the Cubs my whole career. I want to retire here with this team." Jermaine Watts scored a game-high 27 points Wednesday to help DePaul snap a 13-game losing streak with a 79-65 win over Loyola of Chicago. DePaul (8-16) was ahead 38-27 at halftime and gradually pulled away in the second half, opening up a 66-46 lead on a dunk by Demarcus Gaines at 7:38. 419th in the world. Agassi, who had a chance to regain the top ranking In tht Kroger-St. Jude tournament, tost a tournament opener for the first time since August 1994. Pete Sampras, In his first match since regaining the No. 1 ranking, beat Richey Romberg 6-3. 7-5 (7-4). ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) Third-seeded Goran Ivanisevic of Croatia beat Cedric Pkxino of France 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) In the first round of the European Community Championships. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Top-seeded Chanda Rubin beat Kattrina Maleevt of Bulgaria 7-6 (7-2), B-1 in the second round of the rGA Tennis Classic. BOXING LAS VEGAS (AP) Mike Tyson and promoter Don King have gone to court to make lure the WBC heavyweight title wil be at stake In Tyson's March 18 fight against Frank Bruno. The suit is aimed at blocking other court efforts on behalf of former champion Lennox Lewis to get damages or force the WBC to withdraw its sanction of the fight State Judge Bit Maupin will conduct telephone hearing today to decide whether to issue s temporary restraining order that would guarantee tha WBC ttte would be at Make. At an alternative, Maupin kt being asked to declare that Tyson is the top contender for the tide. HOCKEY DUARTE, CaH. (AP) MHos Holan of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, diagnosed last fal with leukemia, received a bone marrow transplant Holan. 24, was In stable condition at City of Hope National Medical Center. An unidentified donor wm located in January. Tha Czech defenteman hat chronic granulocytic leukemia, a malignant bone-marrow disease. Iff Learning To Live With Cancer for patients, family fif friends Wednesdays Radiation Therapy Learning About Cancer Daily Health Problems Community Resources Stress Management Graduation 'FEBRUARY 23-24-25 4 Big Stages of Entertainment! Jabberwoky Marionettes Tour the "Power Bus" How-to-do it Clinics N. II. Botanical Gardens Parking FREE (After 6pm Fri .)

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