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The Salina Journal Monday, May 15, 1995 B3 GOLF Robbins fights off weather, field for LPGA championship The Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — Kelly Robbins overcame miserable weather and a three-shot deficit over the ; final seven holes Sunday, winning the LPGA Championship by one stroke over defending champion Laura Davies. Robbins won her third career tournament and first major with a 3- under-par 68, the day's low round. She won it with a 2-foot par putt on , 18, finishing at 10-under 274 to win the $180,000 top prize. Playing in a steady rain and in temperatures that dropped into the lower 50s, Robbins used birdies on Nos. 12 and 14 to get within- one stroke of Davies. Both parred 15, and the lead changed hands on the pivotal 465-yard, par-5 16th. Robbins put her tee shot to the right of the cart path and then hit her second shot into the rough. But she chipped within three feet and made the putt for a birdie, moments after Davies blew a 4-foot putt for her only bogey of the day. . In the past four weeks, Robbins has one win, two seconds and a ninth-place finish. Davies shot a 70 — 15 pars, one bogey and two birdies. She was bidding to win a third straight tournament at the 6,386-yard DuPont Country Club course, and appeared on her way after finishing No. 11 11 with a three-shot lead. Instead, Davies had to settle for the $111,711 second-place purse. It was the seventh time in nine events this season that she finished in the top six. Patty Sheehan (73), Julie Larsen (71) and Marianne Morris (72) ended in a three-way tie for third at 280. • BYRON NELSON CLASSIC: At Irving, Texas, Ernie Els sank a The Associated Press Patty Sheehan tries to stay dry during the LPGA championship Sunday. critical putt for par on the 12th hole Sunday, igniting a late rush that brought him a three-stroke victory in the GTE-Byron Nelson Classic. The U.S. Open champion from South Africa won with a closing 2-. under-par 68 and a 263 total on the TPC at the Four Seasons. Els built a three-shot lead by playing the middle rounds in 126 but let it slip away on a hot, muggy day with a mediocre effort over the front side in the final round. That opened the door to a host of challengers. After a three-putt bogey on the llth, Els faced a 15-foot putt to save par on the 12th and avoid falling two shots off the pace.. • CADILLAC NFL CLASSIC: At Clifton, N.J., George Archer re- gained a share of the lead on the back nine with two birdies and then won the Cadillac NFL Golf Classic Sunday when defending champion Raymond Floyd bogeyed the next- to-last hole. The win was the second of the year for the 55-year-old who is battling a degenerative hip injury and it handed Floyd, the leading money winner on the senior, his third straight second-place finish and sixth overall in 10 events this year. Archer, who hold a one-shot lead over Lee Trevino entering the final round of the 54-hole tournament, had a final-round 2-under-par 70 on the Upper Montclair Country Club and finished with a tournament-record 11-under-par 205 total. | SCOREBOARD | LPGA results WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Scores and earnings Sunday after the final round of the S1 .2 million LPGA Championship, played on the 6,386- yard, par-71 DuPont Country Club course: Kelly Robbins, $180.000 66-68-72-66-274 Laura Davies, $111,711 68-68-69-70-275 Julie Larsen, $65,416 71-68-70-71-280 Marianne Morris, $65,41 6 67-71 -70-72-280 Patty Sheehan, $65,416 67-68-72-73-280 Barb Thomas, $38,947 70-66-73-72-281 Dottie Mochria, $38,947 67-70-71-73-281 Pal Bradley, $29.690 71-70-70-71-282 Tammie Green, $29.890 69-72-70-71-282 Annika Sorenstam. $25.362 71-71-72-69-283 Kristi Albers, $20.681 71-71-72-70-284 Dale Eggeling, $20,681 72-72-68-72-284 Joan Pilcock, $20,681 75-66-71-72-284 Betsy King, $20,681 69-71-72-72-284 Lisa Kiggens, $16,504 70-70-75-70-285 Meg Mallon. $16.504 70-72-71-72-285 Barb Mucha, $1 6,504 . 71 -69-71 -74-285 Beth Daniel. $13.080 71-73-72-70-286 Nancy Scranlon, $13.080 71-75-69-71-286 Susie Redman, $13,080 73-71-71-71-286 Lori Gaitacz, $13,080 71-71-72-72-286 Kris Tschetter, $13,080 73-69-71-73-286 Nancy Lopez, $13,080 73-71-68-74-286 Colleen Walker, $1 3,080 70-70-72-74-286 Allison Finney, $13,080 71-68-70-77-286 Sherri Turner. $10,626 73-74-70-70-287 Kathy Guadagnino, $10.626 72-73-68-74-287 Nanci Bowen, $10,626 71-71-71-74-287 Kim Williams, $9,374 72-71-75-70-288 Michele Redman, $9.374 75-68-72-73-288 . Jane Gebdes, $9,374 71-71-71-75-288 . Michelle Estill, $9,374 72-73-67-76-288 • Pat Hurst, $7,970 74-72-74-69-289 ' K. Paterson-Parket, $7,970 74-73-71-71-289 Ellie Gibson, $7,970 73-69-74-73-289 Rosie Jones, $7,970 72-7 1-68-78-289 JoAnne earner. $5,957 74-73-73-70-290 Sally Little, $5,957 73-73-71 -73-290 Jenny Lldback, $5,957 75-70-71 -74-290 Renee Heiken, $5,957 • 73-71-72-74-290 Liselolte Neumann, $5,957 70-71 -75-74-290 Helen Alfredsson, $5,957 72-74-69-75-290 Chris Johnson, $5,957 72-69-73-76-290 Becky Iverson, $5,957 67-70-77-76-290 Trish Johnson, $5,957 71 -71 -71 -77-290 Dawn Coe-Jones, $3,939 73-74-74-70-291 Alison Nicholas, $3,939 76-71-73-7.1-291 Lisa Wallers. $3,939 72-74-74-71-291 Tracy Kerdyk, $3,939 73-70-77-71-291 Juli Inkster. $3,939 71-74-73-73-291 MM Edge, $3,939 72-72-72-75-291 Karen Noble, $3,939 74-68-72-77-291 Val Skinner, $3,939 73-69-69-80-291 Alice Ritzman, $2.636 68-75-76-73-292 Missie Berteotti, $2,636 72-69-78-73-292 Judy Dickinson, $2,636 72-73-73-74-292 Carolyn Hill, $2,636 71-74-72-75-292 PGA results IRVING. Texas (AP) - Final scores and prize money Sunday from the $1 .3 million Byron Nelson Classic, on the 6.899-yard, par-70 (35-35) TPC at the Four Seasons Las Colinas course: Ernie Els, $234,000 69-61-65-68-263 D.A. Weibring, $97,067 65-69-67-65-266 Mike Heinen, $97,067 67-66-67-66-266 Robin Lee Freeman, $97,067 65-65-68-68-266 Jay Don Blake, $45,663 64-69-69-66-268 Scott Verplank. $45,663 67-69-67-65-268 Kenny Perry, $45,663 65-66-70-67-268 Gil Morgan, $45,663 68-66-68-66-268 Loren Roberts, $36.400 68-67-69-65-269 Bob Tway, $36,400 68-66-69-66-269 ! Vicki Fergon, $7,970 73-71-74-71-289 Steve Lowery, $27,560 72-67-69-62-270 Keith Fergus, $27,560 Mark Brooks, $27,560 Craig Sladler, $27,560 Glen Day, $27,560 ' Mark O'Meara. $19,500 Corey Pavin, $19,500 Joe Ozaki, $19,500 Mark Calcavecchia, S19.500 Brandel Chamblee, $19,500 Bart Bryant. $13,520 Howard Twitry, $13,520 Nick Faldo, $13,520 Scott Hoch, $13,520 Mark Wurtz, $13,520 Jim Carter. $9,425 Tom Byrum, $9.425 John Mahattey, $9,425 Jeff Sluman, $9,425 Emlyn Aubrey, $9,425 Justin Leonard, $9,425 Brad Bryant, $6,746 Steve Elkington, $6,746 John Cook, $6,746 Payne Stewart, $6,746 Jesper Pamevik, $6,746 Brett Ogle, $6,746 Charlie Rymer, $6,746 Jeff Maggert, $6,746 Fuzzy Zoeller, $6,746 Robert Hoyl, $4,550 Dillard Pruilt. $4,550 David Ogrin, $4,550 John Daly, $4,550 Ray Stewart, $4.550 Steve Jones, $4,550 J.L. Lewis. $4.550 Bob Gilder, $3,231 Billy Mayfair, $3.231 Omar Uresli, $3,231 Ben Crenshaw, $3,231 Steve Gotsche, $3,231 67-66-71-66-270 68-66-69-67-270 66-67-68-69-270 63-69-67-71-270 68-66-71-66-271 70-65-70-66-271 65-71-68-67-271 64-70-69-68-271 67-68-66-70-271 69-69-70-64-272 67-68-71-66-272 66-71-69-66-272 70-64-71-67-272 66-69-69-68-272 68-71-69-65-273 69-68-69-67-273 71-68-66-68-273 67-67-70-69-273 68-66-70-69-273 70-66-68-89-273 70-69-69-66-274 71-68-68-67-274 71-66-70-67-274 68-66-71-69-274 68-66-70-70-274 70-65-69-70-274 66-71-67-70-274 71-66-66-71-274 68-67-64-75-274 66^9-74-66-275 69-70-68-68-275 72-67-67-69-275 68-65-73-69-275 65-69-72-69-275 68-64-73-70-275 67-68-69-71-275 70-67-73-66-276 68-70-70-68-276 71-66-71-68-276 70-67-71-68-276 66-69-72-69-276 Seniors results CLIFTON, N.j. (AP) - Final scores and prize money Sunday from the $950,000 Senior PGA Tour 1995 NFL Cadillac Golf Classic played on the 6,816-yard, par-72 (36-36) Upper Montclair Country Club: George Archer. $142,500 69-66-70-205 Ray Floyd, $76,000 67-71 -68-206 Bob Murphy, $76.000 65-73-68-206 Lee Trevino, $57,000 70-66-71-207 Isao Aoki. $45,600 68-69-71-208 Larry Ziegler, $36,100 69-69-71-209 Dave Stockton, $36, 1 00 70-67-72-209 Jerry McGee, $28,500 70-70-70-210 Al Geiberger, $28,500 69-69-72-210 Dale Douglass. $23.750 69-71-71-211 Bob Charles, $23,750 69-70-72-211 Kermit Zariey, $19,950 68-72-72-212 Don Bies, $19,950 66-73-73-212 Bob Dickson, $16,625 73-70-70-213 Tony Jacklin, $16.625 71-70-72-213 Tom Watgo, $16,625 67-74-72-213 Rocky Thompson, $16,625 68-71-74-213 Jack Kieler, $12,991 68-76-70-214 Jim Dent, $12,991 69-74-71-214 Bruce Summerhays. $12,991 69-73-72-214 Chi Chi Rodriguez, $12,991 . 71-70-73-214 Dave Eichelberger, $10,735 71-72-72-215 DeWitt Weaver, $10,735 72-71-72-215 Dick Lotz, $9,500 69-74-73-216 Deane Beman. $9.500 72-71-73-216 Mike Still. $9,500 74-67-75-216 Larry Laoretti. $8,645 70-74-73-217 J.C.Snead. $8,075 70-75-73-218 Bud Allin, $8,075 70-73-75-218 Gibby Gilbert, $6,859 74-73-72-219 Charles Coody, $6.859 72-74-73-219 Jimmy Powell. $6,859 74-72-73-219 Bruce Devlin, $6,859 69-76-74-219 Bob Betley, $6,859 73-72-74-2 1 9 ie 12 coaches vote 12-0 against conference playoff By DOUG TUCKER Th» Associated Press . KEYSTONE, Colo. — Big 12 football coaches voted 12-0 Sunday against a conference football playoff, putting themselves at odds with most of their bosses. "Our hope is that our people will listen," said coach Tom Osborne of national champion Nebraska. Big 12 officials were mostly lukewarm to the idea of a divisional championship game until recent projects indicated each school could rjet more than $500,000 from the game. • "Initially, Texas A&M was opposed to a playoff," athletic director Wally Groff said Sunday as Big 12 officials tyegan five days of meetings on a variety of thorny transition issues. "But all the facts and figures we had were incomplete." ."It may be a situation," Osborne said, "where there are four (to) six schools involved saying, 'Well our chances of being in a national championship game are not very good. So we want the sure thing. We want the $500,000 a year guarantee."' Groff underscored that each school would be guaranteed about $500,000. "I think that would be hard to turn down," Groff said. "Earlier, there was a small majority in favor of not having a playoff, but the tide has turned." Still swimming against that tide as the.meetings began were Oklahoma and Nebraska. "We only have one vote," Nebraska athletic director Bill Byrne said. "But our thinking now is that we will vote against." The Southeastern Conference, the only I-A conference with a playoff, netted about $400,000 per school on its Osborne g ame in 1993, the last year revenue figures were available. The Big 12 — the current Big Eight plus Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Baylor and Texas — begins competition in August 1996. A divisional split is expected with the Texas schools plus Oklahoma and Oklahoma State in the South, and the other six original Big Eight members in the North. One drawback to a playoff could be that the loser gets knocked out of a major bowl with a multimillion-dollar payoff of its own. Another is the added stress on players. Counting a bowl, they already will be playing 12 games for the season. "Some of us are worried about what effect this could have on the issue of player compensation," said a source who asked not to be identified. "That would be an awful lot to ask of the players. The schools get all this extra money, and they would get nothing." Kansas coach Glen Mason was not inclined to offer a view. "Why should I even have any opinion? It won't be the coaches who make the final decision," he said. "I know football coaches are not real excited about it," Groff said. "I think they will be. People worry about losing playoff teams having trouble getting up for their bowl game. But once they get there, everybody will be pumped, and so will their fans." The Big 12 area has several potential sites. Dallas, with Texas Stadium, and Kansas City with Arrowhead Stadium would love to play host. 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The Sacred Heart golf squad will attempt to qualify for state for the first time since 1986 when the Knights compete today, at Halstead. The 2-1A regional at Wedgewood Golf Course begins at 8:30 a.m. and includes teams from Burrton, Quivira Heights, Claflin, Hutchinson-Trinity, Inman, Kinsley, Ness City and Wichita. Other area sites hosting regional meets today include: Clay Center and Hays in 4A, Belleville and Herington in 3A, Atwood in 2A and Downs in Sand Greens. Competing at Clay Center Country Club will be Abilene, Chapman, Clay Center, Concordia, Council Grove, Ellsworth, Marysville, Topeka Hayden and Wamego. Participating at Hays' Smoky Hill Country Club are teams from Colby, Goodland, Thomas More Prep-Marian, Hoisington, Hugoton, Larned, Russell, Scott City and Ulysses. Teams taking part in the 3A meet at Republic County Recreation are Belleville, Beloit, Horton, Minneapolis, Phillipsburg, Rossville, Rock Creek, St. Marys, Nemaha Valley and Smith Center. The participants at Herington Country Club will be Northern Heights, Ellinwood, Eureka, Halstead, Herington, Hesston, Hillsboro, Lyons, Marion, Medicine Lodge and Wichita South, Central vie for state fty The Journal Staff A possible third meeting this season between the Salina South and Salina Central softball squads could take place today at the Class 5A regional at East Crawford Recreation Area. Salina South will attempt to earn a third consecutive state tournament appearance, while Central is looking for its first state trip in the program's five-year history. The three-team regional Collegiate. Teams competing with Atwood at the Atwood Country Club will be Ellis, Hill City, Kensington, Morland, Osborne, Quinter, Golden Plains and Stockton. Defending Sand Greens state champion Mankato will be among the teams competing at Downs Country Club, along with Valley Heights, White Rock, Waconda East, Downs, Glasco, Lincoln, Miltonvale and Tipton. The top three teams and low 10 individual scores at regional advance to state tournaments to be held Monday, May 22. Salina Municipal will be the site of the Class 2-1A state meet for the second consecutive year, while the Class 5A championships will be played at Sunflower Hills Golf Course in Bonner Springs. Class 4A teams will close the season at Andover's Terradyne Country Club, with 3A state taking place at Hesston Golf Course and the Sand Greens final being held at LaCrosse Golf Club. • The South and Central tennis squads also compete in McPherson today in a seven- team regional starting at 9 a.m. at the McPherson High School Colby wins Region VI tourney By The Journal Staff COLBY — The Colby Trojans defeated the Cowley County Tigers 6-2 to win the Region VI baseball championship on Sunday. With the victory, the Trojans advance to the NJCAA district championship series against the Missouri region champions. The district series, scheduled for May 19-20, will be held in Colby, In Sunday's game, Colby's Brady Gentry drove in five runs with a three-run homer, an RBI single and a run-scoring double. Norm Hancock allowed just three hits in seven and two- thirds innings. Cowley County struck first with two runs in the third inning. With two out, Junior Spivey singled and Mark Short walked. Scott Douma followed with a single, scoring Spivey. Short then scored on a double by Patrick Loving. Gentry's two-out single in the fourth made it 2-1. Hancock and Tigers starter Scott Taylor battled pitch for pitch until the sixth. With two out, Cowley County's Craig Leisge reached on an error. Walker Rheem followed with a single. Gentry then homered to left, his second home SOAP BOXES run of the season, giving Colby a 4-2 lead. The Trojans (32-13) added two runs in the eighth. Jason Holmes reached on an error and went to second on a single by Rheem. Gentry then delivered a run-scoring double, sending Rheem to third. Chad Belding was intentionally walked to load the bases and Colby added the final run when Justin McKinney walked, forcing in a run. The Tigers threatened in the ninth. Chad Thomas, who relieved Hancock with two out in the eighth, hit the lead-off batter in the ninth, gave up a one-out single and walked a batter to load the bases. Jeremy Griffin, representing the tying run, bounced into a game-ending double play to give Thomas his ninth save on the year. Colby and Cowley County split a doubleheader Saturday, forcing Sunday's game three. 'M&Ktii&KXl _ recycle 108 S. 4th 827-0777J EMS there for 7 WTI ADVENTURE & TRIVIA GAMES 825-6000 category 4263 Sponsored By: •McDonalds MAY 14-20. 1995 NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK SALINA FIRE DEPARTMENT opens with Central (13-4) facing McPherson (3-15) at 4:45 p.m., with the winner taking on top-seeded South (19-1) at approximately 6:30. South and Central split their two previous games this season, with South taking a 2-1 decision in 10 innings, and Central rallying for three runs in the bottom of the seventh for a 5-4 win hi the second contest. Both Salina schools swept McPherson in regular season doubleheaders. and city courts. McPherson edged Central for the regional team title a year ago, but the Mustangs went on to finish second at state. Also competing in the 5A regional will be Buhler, Great Bend, Hays and Liberal. Sacred Heart and Southeast of Saline athletes will compete at a 3-2-1A regional today at the Hesston high school and college courts. Competing along with the Knights and Trojans will be Belleville, Hesston, Hutchinson- Central Christian, Hutchinson- Trinity and Sterling. Russell High School will be host to a 10-team 4A regional today, where athletes from Abilene, Chapman, Colby, Concordia, Ellsworth, Goodland, Hoisington, Smoky Valley, Russell and Scott City attempt to qualify for state. The top four singles players and top four doubles teams advance to state on Monday, May 22. The 5A state meet will be held in Salina, the 4A meet at Hutchinson Community College, and the 3-2-1A championships to take place at Wichita Collegiate High School. THEATRES For MOVIE Selections and SHOWTIMES Call: 825-9105 SEE ME FOR YOUR FAMILY INSURANCE NEEDS Jim O'Brien 158 N. 8th 825-2281 INSURANCE is Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there." State Farm Insurance Companies Home Offices: Bloomington, Illinois CONSOLIDATED STATE BANK - 20 month Certificate of Deposit with 7.23 Annual Percentage Yield - Interest compounded monthly - An early withdrawal penalty will be imposed - Minimum balance of $500 - APY is accurate as of 5-11-95 the CONSOLIDATED STAIE BANK HILL CITY, KANSAS 67642 Member PHONE (913) 674-2168 (

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