Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on November 12, 1991 · 14
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Tuesday, November 12, 1991 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan The StarPhoenix Phone; 664-8231 Fax: 664-0437 PROVINCIAL Synchro Sask. board members elected Among the newly elected members of the board at the annual Synchro Saskatchewan meeting in Saskatoon on Nov. 2-3 were Glenda Taylor of Saskatoon, and Kenda Richards and Tracy Brooks of Regina. Heading the executive committee will be Brian Zawacki of Re gina, completing a two-year term as president; Judy Moore of Kegina, completing a two-year term as secretary; Fenny Dixon of Saskatoon, completing a two-year term as vice-president communication; Lyn Kristoff of Regina, vice-president finance; Mar-nie Eistetter of Regina, vice-president administration; and Pat Cooley of Rosthern, vice president development. Among those receiving volunteer recognition awards were Ralph Warman of Kindersley, Elaine Pederson and Neva McKeague of Saskatoon, and Claire Courtney of Regina. SaskFirst soccer team on western tour The SaskFirst under-18 boys' soccer team earned a 1-1-2 won-loss-tie record during a four-game exhibition tour of British Columbia during the weekend. SaskFirst tied Victoria Gorge of the men's division two 1-1. Dwayne Radcliffe of Prince Albert scored for Saskatchewan. The team then beat Lower Island, an under-18 boys' select team 2-0. Bryce Chapman scored both Saskatchewan goals while Jeff Dobchuk recorded the shutout. Both players are from Dal-meny. Saskatchewan lost 6-0 to the Unversity of Victoria men's team and 7-1 to Victoria Gorge of the men's first division. Jason Merrier of Regina scored the lone Saskatchewan marker. Kerr wins racquetball silver Jeremy Bokitch defeated Kelly Kerr to win the men's open title at the Black Velvet Saskatchewan Open racquetball champion-sWds in Recina durins the weekend. Kerr defeated top seed Don Skadelund of Willingston in the semi-final to advance to the final. Kerr and Lome Prentice teamed to defeat Bokitch and Skadelund in the men's open doubles championship. Amanda Kerr was first in women's open singles while Karen Fallon was second and Lisa Kerr third. Bob Flicker and Arne Lazzarato teamed to capture the consolation men's open doubles crown. Kris Odegard took gold in men's C event singles. All the above athletes are from the RiverRacquet Athletic Club Inc., of Saskatoon. Brehon leads sabre sweep Kevin Brehon of the University of Saskatchewan fencing club led a Saskatchewan sweep of the top four positions as he beat clubmate Dana Weeks in the men's sabre event at the Wetterberg Open fencing tournament in Edmonton during the weekend. Virgilio Vasquez of Regina won bronze while Patrick Burke of the Saskatoon Fencing Club was fourth. Robin Massett of the UofS defeated John Brunning of the Saskatoon Fencing Club in the men's epee bronze medal bout to round out Saskatchewan's medal take at the tournament. Further results are on the stats page. Mitchell wins national tae kwon do title Jason Mitchell led the Saskatoon North Zone Club with a gold medal performance in yellow belt sparring in the 12-14 class at the ITF Canadian tae kwon do championships held in Regina during the weekend. Justin Masaniai also won gold in blue belt patterns for six to eight year-olds. Cory Mitchell won silver in lightweight adult yellow belt sparring while Mike Harmon won silver in heavyweight yellow belt sparring. Sharon Olmstead earned bronze in women's yellow belt sparring. Wake wins 1 7 swimming gold Doug Wake, formerly of Saskatoon and now with the Regina Optimist Dolphins swim club won gold in all 17 events he entered in the boys' 13-14 class at the 16th Annual Goldfin Invitational meet at Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre during the weekend. Wake set three meet records and lowered the 400-metre free provincial record from 4:13.05 seconds to 4:12.08. He also set a new provincial mark in the 100 metre fly with a time of 59.74, bettering the old mark of 1:00.28. Kimberley Huffman of the Goldfins grabbed a total of 12 gold medals in 10-and-under girls' competition while teammate Rikki Janes won nine gold and one silver in 11-12 girls' events. Dacey captures Wayside honors Mark Dacey of Saskatoon played a perfect hit and roll to the button to defeat Lyle Muyres of St. Gregor 5-4 win the Wayside Inn Curling Classic bonspiel and bring home the $12,000 first-place prize money on Monday at Lloydminster. Muyres wins $6,000 and also won the feature skins game on Sunday, blanking Marvin Wirth of Edmonton $500-$0. North Battleford captures 3A crown North Battleford defeated Prince Albert Carlton 23-20 to win the 3A 12-man high school football championship on Saturday. Hafford edged Ituna 20-18 for the six-man championship. Scoring touchdowns for Hafford were Kean Korpan on a 30-yard reception, Chris Harach on a 50-yard run and subsequent 2-point convert, and Dalton Marciniuk on a three-yard run. The Hudson Bay Riders bounced Gull Lake 70-13 to capture the nine-man title. WORLD Patriot ownership still in limbo FOXBORO, Mass. Fran Murray will reportedly go to court Tuesday if owner Victor Kiam of the New England Patriots fails to guarantee Murray will get $38 million for his share of the NFL team. Kiam, Murray and their lawyers were scheduled to meet in a final attempt to resolve the ownership situation. "I'm sure something is going to be worked out," Murray said Sunday night in Miami. Kiam must produce $38 million to buy out Murray's 49 per cent ownership share. A deadline set for last month was extended, with the NFL given temporary custody, which expires Nov. 13. Tigers announcer ponders Yanks job DETROIT The New York Yankees are talking with former Detroit Tigers announcer Ernie Harwell about a play-by-play job, Harwell's lawyer says. Lawyer Gary Spicer says Harwell, whose 32-year career as the Tigers' announcer ended last month when the club declined to renew his contract, has had preliminary discussions with the Yankees and a decision is expected within 30 days. 4 Schneider sweeps clean in By Theresa Kirkpatrick of The StarPhoenix Saying Michelle Schneider curls tough is like saying the pyramids are a little old. The three-time provincial ladies champion played almost flawless- & over the weekend at the Nutana rling Club to claim the $10,000 first prize at the 1991 Sun Life Ladies Classic. For Schneider, it was a victory worth more than money. "We've never really done well here before this," said Schneider. "We only qualified one other year here so it's nice to do well." Schneider and her rink of Kathy Fahlman, Joan Strieker and Lorie Kehler breezed through the event undefeated with seven straight wins including an 8-4 victory over Winnipeg's Connie Fennell in the final. Huskies nail last-second basket to win Golden Bear tournament Matt McCullough hit two free throws with one second remaining on the clock to lift the University of Saskatchewan Huskie men's basketball team to a 96-95 victory over UBC in the cham pionship final Sat urday at the Golden Bear Invitational Tournament in Edmonton. Dean Wiebe led the Huskie at tack with 29 points while McCul-loueh added 25 and Blair Garneau had 19. Leading rebounders for the Huskies were Garneau with eight, and Doug Wegren and Wiebe with five each. Leading UBC were J.D. Jack son with 26 points and Jason Leslie with 21. The pair also recorded eight and nine rebounds, respectively. Wiebe picked up tournament MVP honors while Garneau was named to the all-star team along with Jen foreman of Winnipeg, Mike Frisby of Alberta, Dave Pic-ton of Brock and Jackson of UBC. The T-Birds will be looking for revenge as they begin the Canada West regular season against the Huskies on Friday at the education gym. The Huskies are 5-1 in pre-season action. Navratilova OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Mar tina Navratilova made tennis his tory the hard way Sunday, defeating top-ranked Monica Seles 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, in the $350,000 California Virginia Slims finals for her 157th tournament title. Navratilova matched the 157 tournament titles won by Chris Evert during her career. Navratilova, who at 35 was more than twice the age of her 17-year-old opponent, kept Seles off-balance with an aggressive serve- Congratulations to the Michelle Schneider Rink from Regina Winners of the 10th Annual 1 Z-SunLiffeA Connie Fennell uses body engllsh as she Although she allowed Fennell a steal of one in the first end, Schneider came back to take a deuce on a free draw In the second. That gave her a lead she would not relinquish. Fennell and her foursome of Elaine Delannoy, Brenda Garnett and Pearl Kalechyn twice had the chance to go ahead. It seemed luck had run out, though, as the skip came up light on a draw for two in the third and missed a hit for another deuce in the eighth. "I think that made the difference in the game. We would have been two up coming home if we would have made those two. We just weren't getting quite the rolls we wanted. It was the not-quites today," said Fennell. In general, Schneider was just too consistent as she calmly drew the rings for a deuce in the fourth, hit for a single in the seventh, and Huskies hold court The Huskie volleyball teams each took their University of Alberta counterparts to five games on Saturday at Educaton gym, but wound up on the losing end of things. In women's ac tion, Alberta beat the Huskies 15-2, 13-15, 15-13, 10- 15, 15-11. Brandy Hunt led the Huskies with 13 kills and Stacey Singler added 10. Sherry Parkhurst led the Alberta Golden Bears with 24 kills while Julie Scarlett backed her up with 14. The Huskie women's team is 1-1 in the Canada West standings. In the men's match, Alberta downed the Dogs 13-15, 15-5, 8-15, 15-8, 15-12. Leading the Huskie squad was Mark Paslawski with 17 kills. Teammate Rob Kennedy recorded 16 kills and 10 stuff blocks. Dean Kakoschke paced Alberta with 25 kills. The Huskie men's team is 0-2 in the standings. Dawgs on ice The University of Sask ties Evert's and-volley game. She said she wasn't thinking of matching Evert's record. "To beat the No. 1 player in the world is enough," Navratilova said. "But tying the record was a huge bonus." Seles, who lost her serve only twice in three matches leading up to the final, was broken eight times by Navratilova. Seles, who has made the finals in each of her 14 tournaments this year, earned $35,000. shouts instructions to her sweepers in the final blanked the ninth before hitting for three with her final stone in the 10th. "That was our strategy going in was if we got up a point, we would play it clean and if we got a chance for the deuce, go for it. We wanted to keep it fairly simple and it worked. This is the second consecutive championship for the Schneider foursome which won the Tartan IGA Classic in Regina. The skip hopes the success will continue through playdowns in January where, for the first time in three years, she will not be the defending champion. "That doesn't bother us . . It seems the defending champion always gets a little more coverage but I would like to stay in the background and sort of sneak up." The extra end: Although atchewan Huskie hockey team is winless in its last four starts, losing to the University of Alberta 6-5 on Friday, and 5-3 on Saturday, to fall to 3-5 in the Canada West standings. Athletes of the week Brandy Hunt and Dean Wiebe were named University of Saskatchewan's top athletes for the week ending Nov. 11. Hunt recorded 20 kills, five stuff blocks and two service aces in two women's volleyball games against the University of Alberta Pandas during the weekend, playing in place of injured starter Leanne Sander on the left side power position. Hunt is in her first year of athletic eligibility and is a physical education student from Saskatoon. Huskie forward Dean Wiebe earns athlete of the week honors on top of his MVP selection at the Golden Bear Invitational basketball tournament during the weekend. Wiebe, a co-captain, scored 29 points in the final to aid the Huskies to a 96-95 victory. win mark Navratilova evened her record against Seles to 2-2 this season and 5-5 overall. She had lost her last two meetings to Seles in the finals of the U.S. Open and a tournament in Milan. GET READY FOR THE SNOW WITH THIS SKI TUNER SPECIAL INCLUDES - FLAT FILE - EDGE SHARPEN - HOT WAX - MINOR BASE REPAIR AL Aipdpft ACROSS IDYLWTLD FROM THE MI0T0WN PLAZA 652-9412 Super Sjsesrt ffity S-P Photo by Gord Waldnor Classic Schneider got the championship, mugshots, Fennell will have her fingerprints on file at the Nutana club for a long time. The Winnipeg skip literally stole her way to Sunday's final and the $5,000 runner up prize. She started oh the road to crime on the morning draw, stealing a single in an extra end to defeat Sherry Hamel of Saskatoon 9-8 and advance to the semi-finals. She then became a complete outlaw, swiping singles from fellow Manitoban Barb Spencer in both the 10th and 11th ends to advance again. Schneider's route was on the up and up as she downed Calgary's Shannon Kleibrink 6-5 in an extra end, then eliminated Sue Altman 7-3 in the semi-finals. Both Spenr cer and Altman take home $2,700, while quarter-finalists Kleibrink; Hamel, Regina's Sandra Peterson and Susan Lang each get a $1,500 share of the pot. Costs mount for Big 'O' MONTREAL (CP) Add another $25 million or so to the cost of the Olympic Stadium. "This (stadium) is a piece of equipment that has already drained sufficient public funds, more than $2 bil lion," said Andre Vallerand, - minister responsible for the Olympic Installations Board. -"Debt is still about half a billion. Now there is a $25 million bill emerging for assorted t costs following the rips in the stadium's Kevlar roof last June and the collapse of a 50-tonne beam in September. .' But "before saying we should scrap this, we should - think twice," the minister. ; said. , "We are near a solution that will allow us to use the - building in complete safety. " It is safe for the public." Both Vallerand and board president Pierre Bibeau confirmed Monday that the Quebec Treasury Board has been asked to approve additional credit of $20 million for unexpected stadium costs. This breaks down to about $10 million to repair and strengthen beams and about $5 million for consultants and roof repairs. The total includes a fund of about $5 million for possible compensation to organizers of an agriculture show that had to be cancelled and to the Montreal Expos for 13 games that couldn't be played. SKI TUNE-UP SPECIAL y2 rare ALL FOR JUST REGULAR 20.00 OFFER EXPIRES NOVEMBER 23, 1991 (0

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