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20 THE PALM BEACH POST SATURDAY. DECEMBER 6, 1997 msl Two Cents' Worth TODAY IN HISTORY: In 1986, Miami's Vinny Testaverde won the Ileisman Trophy. The quarterback, who led the nation in passing efficiency, won by 1,541 points over Temple running back . Paul Palmer, the country's top rusher. , WHO AM I? In 1984, 1 defeated Martina Navratilova, ending the longest winning streak (74 matches) in the history of women's singles tennis. STAT OF THE DAY: Western Kentucky 6-foot-l center Leslie Johnson has lost 73 pounds over the past two years. I never went into the end zone unhappy." HOMER JONES, former N.Y. Giants receiver and the first to spike the football after a score. PAGE Hi People in sports Verplank takes control in Q -school They're just keeping low i Pjilm Beach Post Wire Services J Dave Kindred in The Sporting News, on NFL quarterbacks: "Everyone please raise your hand if you've heard of Bobby Hoying, Craig Whelihan, Paul Justin, Glenn Foley, Billy Joe Hobert and Doug Nussmeier. ; "No one with a life knows these guys. They're among the 64 anonymities, incompetents, cheap hires and other warm bodies who have started NFL games at quarterback this season." Have you heard ... fl Mike Lupica of the New York Daily News on Tim Green, a former Atlanta Falcons defensive lineman who now is a pro football commentator for Fox: "Green and his own voice are the greatest love affair to come out of Atlanta since Rhett and Scarlet." t I. . I I On the On television ; 7 , y 1 .ill (l -4 ' ' V hn 11 tit'- ': t Vn THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Catriona Matthew points the way toward the top of the leader-board for partner Dan Forsman in the second round of the JCPer)-ney Classic in Tarpon Springs. College Noon Army vs. Navy WPEC-1 2, WFOR-4 football 1p.m. Colorado St. vs. New Mexico WPBF-25, WPLG-10 ! ' 4:30 p.m. Nebraska vs. Texas A&M WPBF-25, WPLG-10 ! ', 8 p.m. Auburn vs. Tennessee WPBF-25, WPLG-10 College Noon Utah at Wake Forest ESPN basketball 2 p.m. Norfolk State at Hampton Sunshine 3:30 p.m. Kentucky at Indiana WPEC-1 2, WFOR-4 ' 4 p.m. Jacksonville at Florida St. Sunshine ; 7 p.m. Purdue at Louisville ESPN i 7:30 p.m. Georgetown at Miami SportsChannel - 9 p.m. Arizona at Texas ESPN Women's Noon Connecticut at Notre Dame. SportsChannel college basketball ABL 7 p.m. Atlanta at Columbus BET Boxing 9 p.m. Terry Norris vs. Keith Mullings pay-per-view I 9 p.m. Oscar De La Hoya vs. Wilfredo Rivera pay-per-view Golf Noon Million Dollar Classic (taped) Sunshine 4 p.m. Office Depot FatherSon Challenge WPTV-5, WTVJ-6 4:30 p.m. JCPenney Classic (taped) ESPN NHL 7:30 p.m. Rangers at Canadiens ESPN2 Rodeo 1 1 :30 p.m. National Finals (taped) ESPN2 On radio College 1p.m. Colorado St. vs. New Mexico WPSL-1590AM football 4:30 p.m. Neb. vs. Texas A&M WBZT-1 290AM, WPSL-1 590AM . 8 p.m. Auburn vs. Tenn. WBZT-1 290AM, WPSL-1 590AM On the Internet 1 : Tell us what you think about the Marlins, Dolphins, f- PALM BEACH Heat, Panthers, UF, FSU and Miami as you read the 4' INTERACTIVE tetest stories at www.GoPBI.comSportsTown ! i On the field . Area events Ijrten's 7:30 p.m. Santa Fe CC at Indian River CC 462-4700 college 7:30 p.m. Georgetown at Miami (800)462-2637 basketball Lynn Pepsi Classic 994-0770 i 5:30 p.m. Consolation ' 7:30 p.m. Championship ' Women's 2 p.m. Hillsborough CC at Palm Beach CC 439-8067 college 2 p.m. Providence at Miami (800)462-2637 -basketball 6 p.m. Santa Fe CC at Indian River CC 462-4700 Dog racing 12:30 p.m. Palm Beach Kennel Club 683-2222 ; 12:30 p.m. Hollywood Greyhound Track (954)454-9400 7:30p.m. Palm Beach Kennel Club 683-2222 ' 7:30 p.m. Hollywood Greyhound Track (954)454-9400 . 1 1 Horse racing 1 2:30 p.m. Calder Race Course (305) 625-1311 ' ; 7:30 p.m. Pompano Harness Track (954) 972-2000 Jal alal Noon Miami Jai-Alai (305)633-6400 Noon Dania Jai-Alai (954)927-2841 7 p.m. Miami Jai-Alai (305) 633-6400 - 7:15 p.m. Dania Jai-Alai (954)927-2841 Telephones liUJiJ UUUULLU UJll lOLUU Golf f Scores 9C 36-hole total of 13-under 129. Paul Azinger-Susie Redman, Mike Brisky-Barb Mucha and Mike Hulbert-Donna Andrews are tied for second. BZabriskl takes 18th title: Bruce Zabriski of Rye, N.Y., earned his record 18th title in the PGA Tournament Series with a four-stroke victory at Westchester Country Club in Stuart. 1M: Bruce Zabriski, Rye, N.Y., 66-68. M.800. 1M: Billy Anderson. 140: Frank Bensel, Jensen Beach, 67-73. $1,950. 142: Cart Alexander, Winter Park, 72-70. Vince Ramagli, Mount Laurel, N.J., 71-71. John Reeves, Greenwich, Conn., 71-71. Frank Dobbs, Port St. Lucie, 69-73. Mike San Fllippo, Hobe Sound, 68-74. $1,280. 143: Bob Ralston, Little Rock, Ark., 71-72. Michael Zinnl, Mankato, Minn., 70-73. $775. 14S: Randy Cochran, Deerfield, III., 75-70. Rodney Cook, Stuart, 75-70. Jim Schuman, Madison, Wis., 75-70. Richard Voiding, Bedford, Texas, 74-71. Jim Booros, Allentown, Pa., 73-72. Frank Esposlto, East Brunswick, N.J., 73-72. Anthony Bagneschl, Bridgehampton, N.Y., 71-74. John Hearn, LaQuinta, Calif., 71-74. Michael Laudien, Palm Beach Gardens, 70-75. Patrick Frasca, Palm Beach Gardens, 69-76. $478. B Humenik a winner: Ed Hu- menik of Stuart shot a five-under 67 to win the rain-shortened 36-hole challenge on the Zevo South Florida Tour 18-Hole Challenge at Cobblestone Country Club in Stuart. 67: Ed Humenik, Stuart, $1,000. 69: Dennis Rasku, Deerfield Beach, $700. 70: Paul Antenuccl, Jupiter. Mike McNerney, West Palm Beach. David Ladd, $502.50. 74: Colin Fraser, Pompano Beach, Jamie Neher, Palm Beach Gardens, $350. 75: David Head, Hendersonvllle, Tenn. Mike Melton, Jupiter. Jason Speck, Delray Beach. John Reynaud, Wlnsted, Conn. $187.50. BN.Y. golfer wins: Martin Bohen of Suffern, N.Y., shot a three-under 69 to win the senior division of the PGA Tournament Series event at the Village Golf Club in Royal Palm Beach. 144: Martin Bohen, Suffern, N.Y., 75-69. $1,300. 146: Tom Deaton, Southfield, Mich., 75-71. Roger Kennedy, Pompano Beach, 75-71. Terry Houser, O'Fallon, Mo., 74-72. $866.67. 149: Wendell Coffee, Peachtree City, Ga., 74-75. $650. 150: Joe Browning, Wayland, Mass., 80-70. Lloyd Monroe, Palm Beach Gardens, 78-72. $500. 151: Fran Deschaine, Apollo Beach, 80-71. Clay Holloway, Miami, 78-73. Carl Loh-ren, Dandridge, Tenn., 78-73. Austin Straub, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., 78-73. $212.50. mmrn Call 511 and enter the categories below to hear frequent updates and final results for all teams in each conference. t GIFT tERTIFICATES AVAILABLE! Mon-Fri 954-752-9299 Holiday telephone orders processed rrnprfinntlvt The Associated Press GRENELEFE Scott Verplank shot a four-under-par 67 Friday to take an eight-shot lead at the PGA Tour qualifying tournament. Verplank, 33, has shot rounds of 66, 64 and 67 for a 17-under-par 197 after three rounds of the six-round tournament at the Grene-lefe Golf and Tennis Resort. When the Qualifying school was held at Grenelefe in 1994, Woody Austin was the medalist with a 15-under 414 for six rounds. "I came here hoping to play well and I've been hitting it straight all week," Verplank said. "I managed to go the first 47 holes of Q-school before I made my first bogey. That's pretty good." Blaine McCallister of Ponte Vedra Beach and Guy Hill of Brandon are tied for second at nine-under 205. Following the completion of the six rounds Monday, the top 35 finishers and ties will earn their 1998 PGA Tour cards. ' B Love, Mickelson lead: Davis Love III and Phil Mickelson moved four strokes ahead of their nearest competitors midway through the Million Dollar Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. Love, the PGA champion, started the day one stroke behind Mickelson and beat his playing partner's four-under 68 by a stroke to leave them both at nine-under 135 in the 12-man field. B Good course management: Dan Forsman and Catriona Matthew, who only met Wednesday, shot a seven-under 64 and took a one-shot lead after the second round of the JCPenney Classic in Tarpon Springs. Forsman and Matthew, who were paired by their management company for the tournament that teams PGA and LPGA pros, had a I Conference USA ... 3064 4 J I , College updates Category 3054 3078 3056 3058 3060 3062 A service South Florida Section profiles air In brief Tennis: John McEnroe defeated Bjorn Borg 2-6, 6-3 (10-7; the ATP Senior Tour uses a tiebreaker instead of the third set) in the Honda Challenge in London. It was the first time the two have met in Britain since McEnroe stopped Borg's run of five straight Wimbledon titles in 1981. B Swimming: Lea Maurer, who set the American record in the 100-meter backstroke while winning the Olympic bronze medal in 1992, defeated 1996 Olympic gold medalist Beth Botsford in the championship race for the event at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships in Indianapolis. Maurer, 26, won in 1 minute, 1.83 seconds. Botsford was second in 1:03.40. play in P.S.L. Local corner and have qualified for this event. The tournament is open to the public. Play begins at 9 a.m. each day. For more information, call (561) 464-2054. RUNNING B Harbor Branch hosting 5K: The Sailfish Striders' Harbor Branch 5K RunWalk is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 5600 U.S. 1 N. Entry fee is $15. Call Suzanne Leffew at (561) 465-2400 or (800) 333-4264. Proceeds benefit marine science research. II $42, 2 $84, 3 $126, a a i t "'(lGolfPoss Per Person) 4-some deal $38 per book ' 8 or more ordered at the same time $36.00 per book Please send me SFPGA GolfPass (s), Enclosed is a of orchargetomy VisaMC I Account, For questions about the sports section, please call: Sports department 820-4440 Fax number 820-4481 J Name I Address. Exp. Date. City. . State. I Telephone. If orderlni more than one GolfPass, please . TODAY'S ANSWER: Helena Sukova, a fellow Czechoslovakian. Ex-Sun Devils guilty of bribery all GolfPass Member names, address and telephone 's. I MAIL TO the South Florida PGA, ! 10804 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs, FL 33065 fcrotHv 4 --ys MIZUNO ASHWOKTH LA MODC KINO Discounted Golf at 1S3 facilities Primarily Mav-Oct. Including: i Atlantis Polo Trace " Breakers Ocean Binks Forest Emerald Hills Cobblestone Eagle Marsh Ironhorse . 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LUCIE Some of Florida's best former junior tennis players will compete this weekend in the Florida Junior Legends Tennis Championships at Legacy Golf and Tennis Club in Port St. Lucie. The tournament features men's open singles and doubles divisions and is the last this season on the legends circuit. Players are competing for year-end rankings and the player of the year award. Jupiter's Scott Espenship, Rill Baxter of Sarasota and Robert Hook of Orlando are the top competitors. ; Players must have been rjhked in the top 50 of any Florida junior age division from 1960-1997 IN II rrsr; I 7 Cy"' C PRO ISHOP Junior Golf School l..ll n ii I Clui Baa Lftssons $175 I Dec. 26, 27, 30 & 31 I Bring in coupon for free gift with registration . r V iCall 683-4544 for Tee mm mm mm mm mm mm wm Conference Category Missouri Valley 3067 Pacific 10 3068 Southeastern 3070 Sun Belt 3074 Western Athletic ... 3076 Big Sky 3079 Custom Club Fitting On Range Mini golf 18 Hole lighted Par 3 Batting Cages Driving range Golf Lessons Pre Shop Memberships Gift Certificates 5850 Belvedere Rd., West Palm Beach, 33413 of The Palm Beach Post, Sun-Senfinel & The Real Yellow Pages 1 1 "inTi- etn i m mm tn mmrn m i

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