Germantown News from Germantown, Tennessee on November 2, 1989 · 20
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2B The Germantown News, Thursday, November 2, 1989 poll ii Chicks owner looking for Triple-A franchise New Memphis Chicks principle owner Mike Nicklous said he will start searching immediately to relocate a Triple-A franchise in Memphis, even though he just purchased the Double-A team already here. "Once I get to the winter meetings (in Nashville in December), then I'll meet with some owners and talk about the prospects of getting affiliated with a Triple-A club and what it would take to bring them here," he said. The sale of the Chicks, the Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, was finalized October 16. Nicklous, a New York business man bought the Chicks from Philadelphia real estate developer Craig Stein for more than $3 million. Nicklous and partners Richard Addeo and Alan Bernikow will operate the team through the Nicklous Baseball ClubTennessee Corporation.. :' Nicklous explained that he would have to acquire an existing Triple-A franchise and move it to Memphis, after relocating the existing Double-A team. , Chicks' General Manager Pete Rizzo said the team is committed to the Royals until the 1994 season, but "at any time we can terminate the contract at the end of any season," he said. "Kansas City cannot." Meanwhile, Nicklous will make some changes at Tim McCarver Stadium. Last Wednesday at a press conference the Peabody Hotel, Nicklous presented Bob Brame, director of the Memphis Park Commission, with a $100,000 check for improvements at the Chicks' ballpark. Nicklous also announced that the stadiums concession rights had been awarded to David Sorin, owner of the Public Eye Restaurants, and Mike Garibaldi, owner of Garibaldi's Pizza. "With the Public Eye and Garibaldi's, it upgrades the quality of food at the ballpark," Nicklous said. "Now when you come out to the ballpark, you'll have something good to eat." The Chicks will also retain Dr. Eric Margenau as a consultant. Margenau, owner of three Class A franchises, alerted Nicklous that the Chicks were for sale. Nicklous said that Margenau will act as a liaison between the new owner and the team and will oversee day-to-day operations. 4 J - . New Chicks owner Mike Nicklous at Peabody press conference. Royals to entertain Blue Jays at McCarver Stadium, March 31 The Memphis Chicks announced the Kansas City Royals will play the defending American Eastern Division Champion Toronto Blue Jays at Tim McCarver Stadium on Saturday March 31, at 1 : 30 p.m. The Chicks began accepting orders for tickets October 30. Box seat tickets will be sold on a priority basis, with first priority going to Chicks season ticket holders and corporate sponsors, second priority going to holders of Chicks ticket coupon books and those who obtained tickets to the Chicks home opener having third priority. Box seats tickets are $12.50 and general admission tickets are $10. The Royals-Blue Jays game marks the seventh straight season Kansas City has made an appearance at Tim McCarver Stadium. In the past the Royals have played the Texas Rangers once, the St. Louis Cardinals twice, and the Chicks three times in the past. Parks and Recreation accepting mens' basketball registrations Adult basketball registration for men will be held throughout the month of November on a first come first serve basis. . Registration is $200 per team due at registration time. Teams may register between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Public Services Complex located at 7700 Southern. Leagues will not begin until late January and will be played in the Civic Center. There will be a Wednesday night Slow Break League, and a Saturday afternoon Fast Break League. ' For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Office at 757-7375. Mustangs (Continued from Page lb) During the fourth overtime period, tragedy struck the Houston : offense in the form of a fumble which was recovered by the ECS defense on the Houston 10 yard line. Once again, ECS was able to cap italize on their good fortune, and brought the game to an end with a touchdown and two-point conversion play, finally defeating the Mustangs 30-22. GHS Volleyball r)i . . o The Creative Outlet ... With Old Fashioned Originality & Hospitality!! Celebration AMERICAN QUILTS IN MINIATURE PORCELAIN COLLECTIBLES 1600f. 2247 So. Germantown Road (901) 754-3601 IK Located in Old Germantown ! GLASS DOCTOR I ROSS JASPER, repairing your chipped crystal & glassware, glueing and RE- . 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"If we finish close together, we have a good chance of finishing in the top five," he said. ' Witherington called his team "the best I've ever had here." The team is lead by seniors Chris Smith (2nd in the regional), Chris Clothier (9th), Sean McGowen (10th), Bill McGowen (14th), Kevin Gee, and juniors Lance Anssell (23rd) and Jay Hilderbrandt. Smith has the best chance of finishing well in the individual meet, Witherington said. The girls team finished second in their regional, qualifying for the championship. . Girls coach Betsy Boswell had her two best runners finish first and second in the individual meet. Senior Tiffany Myers was the individual winner, posting a Orgill Park course record of 18.48. It was the same record she had set one week earlier. Senior Kelly Elliott finished second with her personal best time for the season, Boswell said. , Boswell said both Myers and Elliott should finish well at the meet individually, but should also help the team finish in the top half of the field. Other GHS girls runners are juniors Christy Brown", Keri Dorst and Heather Dyck, and sophomores Tara Stuart and Sarah Cloud. National cheerleading competition approaches Germantown High School Varsity, Junior Varsity and Freshman Cheerleading squads will compete against more than 60 of the area's top junior and senior high school teams in the Mid-South Regional Cheerleading Tournament on November 4, at the Wooddale High School. Winners in the tournament will qualify to participate in the 1990 National High School Cheerleading Championship sponsored by - The Personal Products Company. The National Finals will be held at Sea World, in Florida, and will be nationally televised by ESPN. 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