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POR1 Statesman Journal Salem, Oregon Friday, September 15, 1989 Scoreboard; 2F. Baseball; 3F. Football; 4F. Wffl By Joe Petshow The Statesman Journal It's the week of the l-Os vs. the 0-ls in Val ley League football. Tonight, five 1-0 teams Lebanon, Crescent Valley, South Salem, West Albany and Corvallis play five 0-1 teams McKay, North Salem, Boy can't play on a girls team Judge spikes coed volleyball The Associated Press GRANTS PASS - A judge has spiked a bid by Eric Dickerson, a North Valley High School senior, to play on the girls' volleyball team. "The interpretation urged by the plaintiff Prep highlights Page 4F of both the constitution and the statutes would have the net effect of requiring all sports teams to be coed teams," J. Loyd O'Neal, a Josephine County District Judge, wrote in the ruling issued Tuesday. "I find that it is not the intent of the consitution or the law," the judge said. "There is a legitimate rational basis for having some gender-determined teams. The reason behind girls-only teams not only addresses past historical inequities, but also is intended to ensure future equalities of athletic opportunity." Dickerson, 17, who plays fullback on North Valley's boys soccer team, had challenged an Oregon School Activities Association rule prohibiting boys from playing on girls' teams. Oregon high schools don't offer boys volleyball teams. - '"- Under association rules, if a boy plays on a girls' team in any sport, the team only can play other boys' teams. Defense attorney Don G. Swink argued in court Friday that the North Valley volleyball team would suffer if boys were allowed to play. Don Peterson, OSAA executive director, testified that allowing boys to play could destroy the girls' teams. Ron August Angels cut ties to Bend team Effect on the Salem Dodgers is uncertain From staff and wire reports The California Angels have ended their affiliation with the Bend Bucks and are interested in locating a team in Boise, Idaho, Jack Cain, Northwest League president, said. "That's who they are looking at is Boise," said Cain, who with his wife, Mary, owns the Bend club. "But they had to terminate with us before talking to them." Fred Kuenzi, Boise's general manager, said he had not been contacted by the Angels. Steve Ford, general manager of the Salem Dodgers, was asked if the Los Angeles Dodgers would be interested in moving their club to Bend. "There's always that chance, but I don't anticipate that," Ford said. There is speculation that Salem is in jeopardy of losing its affilia Outdoors Rivers Fisherman's river summary as provided by the National Weather Service: Station Ft Chg. Corvallis (Willamette) 1.0 0.0 Albany (Willamette) 3 8 0 0 Mehama (N. Santiam) 3.3 0.1 Jefferson (Santiam) 3 0 0.0 Salem (Willamette) 5 8 0.0 ( Oregon City (upper) 4.8 0.0 Oregon City (lower) 5.2 1.4 Estacada (Clackamas) 0.9 0.2 Tillamook (Wilson) 1.4 0.0 Beaver (Nestucca) ' 2.8 0.0 Siletz (Slletz) 22 0.0 Tidewater (Alsea) 11 0.0 Mapleton (Siuslaw) 2.9 0.0 McNary, South Albany and Spra-gue. Lebanon takes on a Salem team for the second week in a row, as the Warriors visit McKay. One key for the Royal Scots will be to prevent Lebanon from making the big plays. The Warriors clinched their season-opening win Sept. 8 against Sprague with a 42-yard interception return. McKay allowed touchdowns on a 36-yard punt return and a 68-yard interception return in its loss to West Albany. First-year McKay coach Ron Hitting the trail at Willi lr iiVl! W & If f: U tf If JL X-.J The AA boys race is off and running during the high school invitational cross country meet at Silver Falls State Park. Kristen Maholland breezes to tion with the Dodger organization because of its facility Chemeke-ta Field and poor attendance. Willamette University's Spec Keene Stadium has been mentioned as a possible site, but Ford said the chances do not look promising. "There has been no more contact since the end of the season; it's pretty well a no," he said. Ford said he was not surprised at the interest in Boise, which has operated as an independent team during its three seasons with the NWL, because of its new $1.6 million stadium. "That's the key," Ford said about the new facility. "There has been a lot of concern because of the travel from Boise, but that factor can take care of a lot of problems." Cain said the Bend club wants to sign a player development con Hot spot: A show What's hot: The second annual Fall Sportsmen's Show. When: 3 to 10 p.m. today, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Where: The Multnomah County Exposition Center In Portland. From Salem, take Interstate 5 through downtown Portland to the Expo CenterPortland Meadows Exit. The center is on the west side of I-5. Costs: Admission Is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-18 and free for children 5 or younger. Attractions: The show features displays and demonstrations of hunting gear, and fishing gear end tackle. There also will be fishing and lsirs fiFjf ft geti ew0D August said about playing Lebanon: "It's battling the winning tradition vs. the losing tradition." Lebanon must defend the Royal Scots' passing attack, spearheaded by first-year quarterback Vince Moiso. He was 10 for 25 for 217 yards and three touchdowns. August said: "I was really pleased with our quarterback with the way he threw the ball. He tired though in the second half." McKay was shut out in the second half. North Salem will be seeking its first win when it travels to Corval Silver Falls Ron CooperStatesman Journal AAA victory. tract with anoiher major league organization. The Texas Rangers reportedly are interested in Bend, but only if the league expands from a 76-game schedule to 100 games. The league directors have voted in favor of the expansion but need the approval of the parent clubs. Bill Pereira, president of Diamond Sports Inc., owners of the Hawks, said they are exploring the possibility of aligning with a major league club, but have not ruled out remaining independent. The Hawks, who finished second in the league's Northern Division with a 35-40 record, drew 127,594 fans this year. That was an increase of 84 percent from 1988, when the Hawks played at Borah High School's Wigle Field. Boise's average of 3,448 fans a game was second in the league behind Eugene's 3,920. for sports hunting seminars that are free with Show admissions. More Information: Call 246-8291. lis to take on Crescent Valley. The Raiders, winless in 1988, shut out McNary in their opener. Crescent Valley was led by running back Brian Mills, who scored two touchdowns. North Salem moved the ball at times during its loss a week ago to Corvallis, but the Vikings had trouble throwing when the Spartans clogged the line of scrimmage to shut down their running attack. The battle for bragging rights in Albany takes place tonight at South Albany where the Rebels play host to West Albany. r J W Freshman wins title at Silver Falls races By Joe Petshow The Statesman Journal SILVERTON ' - Molalla High School freshman Kristen Maholland learned Thursday how to be a front-runner. Maholland, running her third race in six days, set a course record in winning the Class AAA girls competition at the Silver Creek Falls Invitational cross country meet at Silver Creek Falls State Park. Twenty teams and more than 250 runners competed in the annual meet. Maholland won the 3,800-meter race in 14 minutes, five seconds, seven seconds faster than the course record set in 1987 by Marijo Davis of Philomath. AP photo Mike Scott became the first 20-game winner during the 1989 season. k: I Spotlight: Pat Chaffcy CORVALLIS - Oregon State's Pat Chaffey was chosen Pacific- 10 Conference football scholar athlete of the week by ABC. Chaffey, a former North Marion High School standout, Pat Chaffey a 3.00 GPA finished With a 3.00 Ut'A in business last year, earning con- I ,J South coach Rob Saxton said: "Some people tend to play this game up more than the coaches. We try to keep it a little more low-key." West Albany's Doug Strickland rushed for 182 yards on 15 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Bulldogs' win against McKay. In other Valley League games, South Salem travels to Keizer to play McNary, and Corvallis is at Sprague. The Olympians outgained Lebanon a week ago but hurt themselves with four lost fumbles. i . it Rnn CnnnArStatPRtnan Journal Maholland said: "I took the lead in the downhill stretch in the trees. I felt comfortable when I got into the lead." The Silver Creek Falls course is hilly, but that didn't bother Maholland, who said she struggled more with the 85-degree weather. Molalla coach Ted Barker said: "She lives near some hills, and she runs there all the time. "We've been trying to get her to run from the front. We told her she can win races by running from the front." Maholland, who placed 32nd in her age group in the 1988 national Junior Olympic cross country meet, won the Newport Turn to Runners, Page 4F Astros' Scott gets 20th win, snuffs Dodgers' title hopes The Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Mike Scott of the Houston Astros became a 20-game winner for the first time in his 11 -year career Thursday, leading the Houston Astros to victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers, 11-3. The loss mathematically eliminated the World Series champions from the National League West race. "It's something that when you're done playing, you can look back and say, 'Yeah, I had one 20-game season,'" said Scott (20-8). Craig Biggio drove in six runs with two homers, including his first grand slam in support of Scott. Scott, an 18-game winner in 1985 and 1986 allowed five hits in seven innings with four strikeouts and two walks. ference all-academic honors. The senior fullback accounted for 156 all-purpose yards f9 rushing and 87 receiving and a touchdown in the Beavers' season-opening win last week against Stanford. A $2,000 check will be donated by Honda, which sponsors the award that alternately goes each week to a Big 10Pac-lO athlete, to Oregon State's general scholarship fund. Chaffey will be featured Saturday at hulftimp of ABC's game of the week. Tonight's games Valley League football games: Lebanon (1-0) at McKay (0-1); South Salem (1-0) at McNary (0-1); North Salem (0-1) at Crescent Valley (1-0) at Parker Stadium; West Albany (1-0) at South Albany (0-1); and Corvallis (1-0) at Sprague (0-1). The Class AA schedule Includes: Central (1-0) at Sweet Home (0-1) and North Marion (0-1) at Philomath (1-0). Hype hovers around Irish vs. Michigan Gannett News Service ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The coaches plead for reason, the ads plead for tickets, the media plead for passes, and school officials 0 plead for sanity. Cougar what normal- suspended ly is a week of Page 4F healthy antici- pation has become a month of unbridled hype. A big game has become The Big Game. The Biggest Game. Ever. Notre Dame versus Michigan. No. 1 vs. No. 2. Lou vs. Bo. The Wolverines haven't lost in 10 games; the Fighting Irish haven't lost in 13. Jim Delany, Big Ten commissioner, kicked off the hyperbole last week, when he called Saturday's game at Michigan Stadium (3:40 p.m. EDT kickoff) "one of the biggest early games in the history of college sports." Michigan coach Bo Schem-bechler then reluctantly entered the fray: "You people have made such a big to-do about this game, it has become the biggest early-season game that I can recall in some time." Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz said: "I wish we didn't have to play such a big game so early in the season. Heck, I wish we didn't have to play such a big game so early in my career." Here's what makes it so big: More than 800 credentials have been issued to reporters, photographers, electronic media and press box personnel, making it the most covered game in Michigan history. It's' a meeting of the two most successful schools in college football history: Michigan has won 693 games, Notre Dame 672. The Wolverines lead the serieB, 13-7, but Schembechler is 4-5 against Notre Dame, including losses the past two years. Card fans fold Page 3F Scott said: "I haven't won 20 games. It takes nine guys out there to win a ballgame. We won 20 games when I was pitching, but I'm not out there striking out 27 guys or hitting the home runs." Scott's victory made him the majors' first 20-game winner this year and the fourth in Astros' history following Larry Dierker, J.R. Richard and Joe Niekro, who did it twice. The Dodgers' defeat, coupled with first-place San Francisco's victory, officially ended Los Angeles' hopes of winning another championship. No World Series champion has repeated since the 1977-78 New York Yankees. Scores American League Minnesota 2, Toronto 0 Cleveland 4, Detroit 0 Texas 10, Kansas City 4 See roundup, Page 3F National League Pittsburgh 4, St. Louis 3 Houston 1 1, Los Angeles 3 San Francisco 4, Cincinnati 3 Atlanta 13, San Diego 4 See roundup, Page 3F

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