The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 20, 1996 · Page 20
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C4 SATURDAY, JANUARY 20. 1996 SPORTS THE SALINA JOURNAL SUPER BOWL Pressure of big game no big deal for Cowboys Newton says team is relaxed, confident after rough regular season By The Associated Press IRVING, Texas — Nate Newton says there was more pressure on the Dallas Cowboys during the regular season than they'll probably feel at the Super Bowl. Newton says the Cowboys worked under smothering pressure throughout the regular season. The playoffs NEWTON have been something of a relief, allowing the team to relax and play its best. "We were the first ones to say in training camp that the Super Bowl was our goal," Newton said. "The pressure started building up right there. Then the media came along and picked up on it and it got but of hand." V NETS-HORNETS TRADE Newton, a Pro Bowl offensive tackle, said winning big was the only acceptable outcome for each regular season game. "The wins weren't good enough and the losses sure weren't," Newton said. "It's amazing how everything we do gets blown up. It's been a wild year. If we lost and were doing a radio talk show, then that was supposed to be the reason we lost. It was crazy." Newton, who has Super Bowl rings from the Cowboys' two wins under Jimmy Johnson, said the team is solidly behind coach Barry Switzer. "We believed in each other and we had high expectations and we pulled it off," Newton said. "We let some things the media said bother us but we shouldn't have. We should know by now that nothing makes any difference except what we do on the field." Newton said the Cowboys are relaxed and confident now. "I think we'll play a very good Super Bowl," Newton said. "Pittsburgh is good, but we have two good games against Philadelphia and Green Bay to build on. I think we'll play a good game. I don't think we'll be uptight or pressing." Fullback Daryl Johnston said the fact the Cowboys have Super Bowl experience doesn't automatically mean they are better than the Steelers, who haven't been to the NFL championship game since the 1970s. "I remember on our first trip, the Buffalo Bills had been there three straight years and it didn't do them much good," Johnston said. "The experience factor didn't bother us. However, the team that has been there might have a little advantage." The Cowboys are going to Arizona Sunday to get adjusted to Super Bowl week. The Steelers are waiting until Monday. Some players are bringing in limousines from Dallas so they will have ready transportation in Phoenix. Former Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson said jokingly: "In my day we were lucky enough to have enough money to hail a cab." T BROWNS MOVE Modell not seeking buyers for NFL team Reports say owner would sell if he gets expansion franchise By The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Baltimore- bound Art Modell reiterated Friday: the Cleveland Browns are not for sale. "He's not going to sell the team," Modell spokesman David Hopcraft said in response to published reports about a possible deal involving the Browns, Modell and an expansion franchise for Baltimore. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer and The (Toledo) Blade reported Friday that Modell indicated he would consider selling the Browns to allow them to stay in Cleveland if he received an expansion franchise in Baltimore. The newspapers cited sources they did not identify in reporting on a closed-door meeting of owners Thursday in Atlanta. "It was very casual in a freewheeling discussion," Hopcraft said. "Art is'not going to sell the team." The possibility of selling the Browns was raised by Wayne Weaver, owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and a member of the NFL stadium committee. "They looked at all kinds of ideas," Hopcraft said. "Art said, 'I'm going to consider the ideas.'" NFL spokesman Joe Browne said there may have been 300 different ideas mentioned at the meeting. "I'm not at liberty to comment on any of them," he said. "At this point, each has as much or as little chance of becoming reality as the next." Cleveland Mayor Michael White, who has led the effort to keep the Browns in Ohio, was withholding comment. White is preparing for talks with the NFL Feb. 8-9 on the issue. John Moag, chairman of the Maryland Stadium Authority, wasn't interested in an expansion team. "We have a contract with Art Modell and his team," Moag said. BRIEFLY All-star Anderson dealt to Hornets Nets trade enigmatic point guard, acquire veterans Gill, Reeves By The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Kenny Anderson's desire to test the free agency market at the end of the season left the New Jersey Nets with no choice. They picked the team for him. Facing the prospect of losing the former all-star point and getting nothing in return, the Nets sent Anderson to the Charlotte Hornets on Friday in a four-player deal. In return for Anderson and seldom-used swingman Gerald Glass, the Nets received guards Kendall Gill and Khalid Reeves. Charlotte should be able to sign Anderson to a new contract, said his attorney, David Falk. Anderson rejected a six-year, $40 million contract at the start of the season, saying he hadn't made up his mind on free agency. Getting Gill and Reeves gives New Jersey two young guards who have multiyear contracts. Charlotte gets a player who has career averages 15.3 points and 7.7 assists. T AUSTRALIAN OPEN Anderson, a former New York City high school star who was the second pick in the 1991 draft, wasn't bitter. "It's something that happens when you become a free agent," he said. "We were trying to weigh my free agency market-wise, just play it out and weigh the options. I didn't want to make a hasty decision." Anderson's departure will allow the Nets to move Chris Childs into the starting point guard position with Reeves and veteran Vern Fleming as his backups. Reeves, Miami's top draft pick hi 1994, averaged 8.1 points and 3.1 assists in 20 games. Glass averaged 2.1 points in 10 games. The fourth-year player has spent most of the season on the injured list. Neither the Nets nor the Hornets have played well this season. Charlotte was two games below .500 heading into Friday night's game against Miami. New Jersey had a 15-21 record prior to its game against the Washington Bullets. Ironically, his final game for New Jersey was in a win over Charlotte on Wednesday. He had 22 points, 10 assists and five rebounds. T BASEBALL Martinez named outstanding DH By The Associated Press SEATTLE — Edgar Martinez, who won his second American League batting title last season, was voted the AL's outstanding designated hitter of the year on Friday. Martinez, 33, got 82 of 83 first- place votes by sportswriters, broadcasters and public relations directors. Cleveland's Eddie Murray got the other first-place vote. Martinez, who hit .343 to win the 1992 AL batting championship, hit .356 last season with 29 homers, 113 RBIs and 50 doubles, all career highs. No. 2 Tigers square off with Highlands tonight HAYS — Fort Hays State puts its newly attained No. 2 national ranking on the line tonight against New Mexico Highlands. Tipoff for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game is 8 p.m. at Gross Coliseum. The women's game begins at 6 p.m. The Tigers, 15-0 overall and 7-0 in the RMAC, vaulted five spots to second in this week's NCAA Division II poll after last Saturday's 8279 victory over Nebraska-Kearney. Center Alonzo Goldston leads the Tigers in scoring (22.0) and rebounding (8.7). He's joined in the starting lineup by guard Geoff Eck (16.9 points), forwards Sherick Simpson (14.5 points, 6.9 rebounds) and Anthony Pope (12.3 points, 6.0 rebounds), and point guard Chad Creamer (7.4 points, 4.7 assists). New Mexico Highlands is 3-10 overall, 1-5 in the RMAC. The Fort Hays State women have lost their last two games and are 85 overall, 4-2 in the RMAC. New Mexico Highlands is 8-5,4-2. Shockers begin long road trip against SIU CARBONDALE, HI. — The Wichita State Shockers, losers hi six of their last seven games, begin a four- game road trip tonight against Missouri Valley Conference foe Southern Illinois. Tipoff is 7 p.m. The Shockers (5-12 overall, 1-6 MVC) have lost two in a row, both at home, since ending a four-game losing streak on Jan. 10. WSU lost a 61-59 decision to Illinois State Tuesday in its last game. Terrance Flowers' layup with 24 seconds left gave the Shockers a 5958 lead but Maurice Trotter's 3- point basket with six seconds left dashed their hopes for a victory. Southern Illinois (8-6,1-2) was scheduled to play at Drake Thursday, but the game was postponed by a blizzard in Des Moines, Iowa. From Staff Reports MAURE WEIGH. Auto - Home Insurance Phone 827-2906 115 East Iron The Associated Press The New Jersey Nets traded all-star guard Kenny Anderson (7) to the Charlotte Hornets Friday in a four-player deal. Courier survives marathon match against Aussie Woodbridge finally falls after 4-hour, 31 -minute battle against No. 8 seed By The Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — For sheer drama, Jim Courier may never play a match that will top the one a year ago at the Australian Open when Pete Sampras wept uncontrollably on court for his cancer-stricken coach and still won. For utter tension, Courier may never experience a match more riveting than his 4-hour, 31- minute victory, from Friday night to Saturday morning, over Australian Todd Woodbridge and a crowd that treated the former two-time champion like an evil invader. Courier's final forehand into the corner, a shot the exhausted Woodbridge couldn't return, came at 1:13 a.m and closed out a 6-3, 6-7 (7-2), 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 8-6 win that kept 15,000 fans screaming to the end. "It was a good, tough-fought match, and those are fun to win," Courier said. "The crowd was on me tonight. They were telling me to double-fault. "Australians are known for their fair play, in general. I think probably a few people ... just aren't tennis knowledgeable. It didn't affect me on the court, but it's extra satisfying to win because of those people." From Woodbridge's point of view, the crowd was "fantastic," giving him his greatest thrill in tennis. "I've never played anywhere and had people just yelling for me," the popular Woodbridge said. "It was phenomenal. The experience was one that I'll never forget. When I broke back to go 54 (in the final set), I'm sitting down and I've got goose bumps, which is something I've never experienced on a tennis court before. "The whole place went bananas. I'm sorry I couldn't finish it the whole way for them." Courier, seeded No. 8, said he'd never seen the No. 29-ranked Woodbridge play so well. "I am disappointed I lost, but I guess the only smart way to look at it is that I played a terrific match," Woodbridge said. "I couldn't have tried any harder. I left my insides on the court. Emotionally, I left everything I could out there." Salina Journal LEGALS (First Published In The Salina Journal January 19,1996) NOTICE TO VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT DEALERS SEALED BIDS are now being accepted by the City of Salina, Kansas on the following vehicles and equipment: Four police package vehicles Four wheel drive police package utility vehicle Mid-size pickup Extended cab mid-size pickup Full size pickup 3/4 ton pickup Four 1/2 ton pickups Subcompact car Packer Truck Service body for 1971 Ford F500 truck Fire truck chassis Ambulance Asphalt roller Dump truck Riding mower Flail mower Two utility maintenance carts Eleven electric golf carts Stump grinder TurfTruckster Offirp rnniflr LEGALS Rotary speed files Detailed specifications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, City-County Building, Suite 206, 300 W. Ash, Salina, Kansas, 67401, (913) 826-7240. Bids will be accepted at the address above until January 30, 1996, 10:00 a.m., at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud In room 103. Late bids will be returned unopened. The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids with or without cause and to waive any Irregularities within or technicalities under the specifications. Judy D. Long City Clerk (31) (First Published In The Salina Journal December 21,1995) PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION BANK MERGER Notice Is hereby given that application has been made to the Comptroller of the Currency, 2345 Grand Avenue, Suite 700, Kansas LEGALS to merge. The Peoples State Bank and Trust Company Ellinwood Kansas into Sunflower Bank, National Association Salina Kansas It is contemplated that all offices of the above-named banks will continue to operate. This notice is published pursuant to 12 USC 1828 (c) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and Part 5 of the regulations of the Comptroller of the Currency. This notice will appear at approximately two-week Intervals over a 30-day period be ginning December 21, 1995 and ending January 20,1996. Any person desiring to comment on this application may do so by submitting written comments with in 30 days of the date of the first publication of this notice to: Deputy Comptroller Comptroller of the Currency Midwestern District Office did"; Kranrt Avnniio Suite 700 LEGALS Kansas City, Missouri 64108 The public file is available for Inspection in the district office during regular business hours. December 21,1995 The Peoples State Bank and Trust Company Ellinwood, Kansas Sunflower Bank, National Association Salina, Kansas (3tsp) COUNTY CLERKS QUARTERLY STATEMENT The following expenditures were allowed and ordered to be paid out of their designated fund by the Board of County Commissioners of Saline County for the months of October, November,- December, 1995. OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 1995 GENERAL FUND SALARIES 694,480.68 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 491,074.17 ROAD AND BRIDGE FUND SALARIES 256,138.43 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 414.077.06 LEGALS AMBULANCE FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE APPRAISER'S COST FUND SALARIES '. 64,599.21 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 15,792.72 NOXIOUS WEED FUND SALARIES : 13,025.98 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 24.049.51 LIVESTOCK & EXPO CENTER SALARIES 27,391.08 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 11,365.17 FIRE DISTRICT I FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 4,061.79 FIRE DISTRICT II FUND SALARIES 1,560.00 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 8,340.78 FIRE DISTRICT III FUND SALARIES 480.00 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 2,012.01 FIRE DISTRICT IV FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 6,973.00 FIRE DISTRICT V FUND SALARIES OPERATIONAL * LEGALS EXPENSE ........11,604.51 FIRE DISTRICT V SPECIAL EQUIPMENT FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE ELECTION FUND SALARIES OPERATIONAL EXPENSE EXTENSION FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 2,500.00 EMPLOYEE'S BENEFIT FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 290,049.27 JUNIOR COLLEGE FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 60,636.00 REPARATIONS FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE COMMISSION ON AGING FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE FALUN IMPROVEMENT FUND SALARIES 690.00 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 1,210.81 FIRE DISTRICT VI FUND SALARIES 300.00 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 4,827.17 PUBLIC NOTICE The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. has scheduled the Salina Police Department for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of- the-art standards in four basic areas; policy and procedures, administration, operations and support services. As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session Monday, January 29, 1996 at 7:00 pm. The session will be conducted in Room 103, City-County Building, 300 W. Ash, Salina, Kansas. Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 913-826-9952 on Tuesday, January 30, between the hours of 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with CALEA's standards. A copy of the standards is available at the Salina Police Department. Local contact is Captain Dave Dunstan, (913) 826-7210. Persons wishing to submit written comments about the Salina Police Department's ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 1036 Eaton Place, Suite 320, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030-2201. Call Classified 913 823-6363 In Kansas 1-800-827-6363 Fax 913-823-3207 LEGALS OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 203.81 FIRE DISTRICT VII FUND SALARIES OPERATIONAL EXPENSE... 3,932.28 JUV CENTER CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 92,284.00 THIS IS A SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURES. A DETAILED STATEMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE. I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a statement of the expenditures allowed by the Board of County Commissioners during October, November, December 1995. (11) LEGALS FIRE DISTRICT VI SPECIAL EQUIPMENT FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE STATE WrTHHOLDING FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 36,729.42 12TH DISTRICT COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS FUND SALARIES OPERATIONAL EXPENSE SPECIAL RD. AND BRIDGE MACHINERY FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 133,314.17 JAIL CONSTRUCTION FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 366,601.01 COUNTY FARM FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 3,912.29 911 SERVICE FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 17,019.87 COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS FUND SALARIES / 90,961.44 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 69,088.05 SHOPLIFTING FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 370.00 I-' LEGALS DARE FUND SALARIES OPERATIONAL EXPENSE SERP SALARIES 114.76 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 8.77 DRUG PROJECT DIRECTOR'S DISCRETIONARY FUND OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 842.00 I-35/I-70 DRUG GRANT OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 31,063.87 I-35/I-70 DRUG PROJ OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 11,405.26 COMM CORR. DRUG GRANT SALARIES OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 3,342.00 CORP FOR CHANGE SALARIES 2,341.50 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 1,112.60 CO ATTY CRIME VIC FUND SALARIES 1,728.12 OPERATIONAL EXPENSE 132.04 MAIL ROOM REVOLVING FUND SALARIES 1,066.02 Classified Can Rent it.

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