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808 10 - Herald Publications heraldpubgttcbnstl.com July 31 . 2003 From The Sidelines By Jeff Thomtdfi - Armstrong Wins Tour de France In one of sports most grueling test of endurance and strength, American Lance Armstrong won his fifth consecutive Tour die France this past Sunday. This year has not been as easy as the previous four. Armstrong has had to battle illness, fatigue and the unexpected. This past week Armstrong was knocked off his bike by a spectator but was able to get back on and cjune back to win the 15th stage with a 40 second win over his rival Jan Ullrich. Ullrich could have gained some time on Armstrong but after Armstrong was knocked off his bike he waited for Armstrong to restart This may be one of die last sports where sportsmanship still exist Armstrong used this 15th stage victory tp springboard to the title. He ended up defeating Ullrich by just a ipere one minute one second in overall time for the 23 day 2,125 mile race. Armstrong posted a time of 83 hours 41 minutes 12 seconds in the 100th chapter erf die event American Tyler Hamilton ' finished fourth overall. Although Hamilton broke his collarbone - in the beginning of the event he completed the 23 days in pain. He even won die 16th stage of the race. Hamilton finished 6 minutes 17 seconds behind Armstrong. Can Armstrong become the first person ever to win six Tour de France's races in a row. We will find out next year. Armstrong plans to take a couple of weeks off to rest but training will begin soon for next year's event. Whaley Fails to Qualify 36 year old Suzy Whaley is a wife and mother of two. She is ; the golf professional at the public Blue Fox Run.Golf Club and . became die first woman in 58 years to qualify for a PGA Tour event. . Whaley did not make the cut but shot a respectable 75 and then followed up with a 78 on the second day. Her 13 over score did not . make the cut Her qualifying inspired the number one player in -Women's Golf, Annika Sorenstam to play earlier this season in the PGA Colonial Tournament. Sorenstam shot a 71 and a 74 in her try , to make die cut Sorenstam got her chance on a sponsor exemption to play in her event. Whaley had to earn her way into the Greater Hartford Open which should make Vijay Singh nappy. ' - Peter Jacobson went on to win the Greater Hartford Open by a . . two stroke win. This was his first PGA Tour win in 8 years. He also won the Greater Hartford Open in 1984; . . Rams Open Training Camp . The St. Louis Rams opened their training camp this past week-- end in Macomb, Illinois. The camp started with three players not . reporting. One. player Orlando Pace is the designated franchise player and hie and his agent cannot come to terms for a contract with the Rams First round pick Jimmy Kennedy has also not signed. Second round pick Pisa Tinoisamoa missed the first day but came - to terms on a contract on the second day and is in camp. Tinoisamoa , . signed a four year deal worth $2,989 million. On his way to camp ' after signing die deal he was pulled. over for speeding. He was clocked going 88 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone. I guess $iegood news is Pisa is excited to get to camp if he is caught speed- ."big in route. The Ram's have already had several players get hurt in camp. The biggest injury as of press time was "to free agent safety Jason Sehom who broke his foot. As for the quarterback situation, -k appears Kurt Warner is healthy which means good news for the team. Backup Marc Bulger is okay for now in his role on the team. (Ian the Ram's improve from a dismal 7-9 record last season? The Answer to this question depends on the number of injuries and : Whether or not draft picks can fill the many holes found last year lien second teams and other areas. A healthy Ram's team should contend for a playoff spot. Only time will tell. faughan Wins Second Straight Race After winning the Gateway 200 in. Madison two weeks ago, . Brendan Gaughan won again this past week in die Sear 200 Crafts- - man Truck Series Race at Michigan. International Speedway. This ;is his fourth win in the last 7 races. The win also allowed Gaughan to take over die series points race. Ted Musgraves was second, Chad Caffin was third; Jason Leffler was fourth and Carl Edwards was .fifth. ' . tJecker Finds Seat in Hall of Fame . ; A career .200 hitter with 14 home runs and 74 RBIs is not really " Hall of Fame numbers but the popular Milwaukee-Brewers an-inouncer Bob Uecker found a way into the Hall of Fame with his jnoudvThe broadcaster has been doing Brewer baseball since 1971 Jhe becomes only the second player to make the Hall of Fame as a broadcaster Another writer to make the Baseball Hall of Fame this jweek was longtime Reds beat writer Hal McCoy. McCoy has covered the Reds for 32 yeass. He has covered 5,560 regular season jgames and over 500 post season games. The two players tp make the Hall of Fame this season was . jEddie Murray Murray goes into the Hall with a Baltimore Oriples cap. He hit 504 homes and had 3,255 hits in his 21 year playing .career. He is the first player to ever have 500 home runs and 3,000 . hits. Gary Carter was the other player inducted. Carter goes into the Hall of Fame wearing a Montreal Expos hat He played 19 sea-eons hit 262 home runs and had 1255 RBI's. Carter may be best remembered for his play in foe 1986 World Series with the Mets. . - - ' t ' . ' U -riT 'rJ . i 1 '..I ' - V, r f v. a .Larrv Peterson Courtesy ENJOYING THE MOMENT - Woody Williams had over 30 family and friends in Chicago tp watch his first All-Star Game. Pictured is his father, George (left) and his brother, Steve (right). Both coached' him in little league. Now both are enjoying the moment with Williams at the All-Star Game. Lifeguards.For Your Heart NAPSI - It's official, summertime is here again. The weather is hot and baseball, golf and tennis seasons.are in full swing. You may be more', active in the next few months. than you've been all winter, so it's important to remember that overexertion during summertime activities can be dangerous for people vrho have had a heart attack, putting them at increased risk for anoier heart attack. ' Sudden, strenuous activity, may tax die heart muscle. If you have suffered a heart attack, summer months mean that you have to protect yoifsptf. As you join ' file millions ojj Americans out- ' doors mowing the lawn, splashing iri the water or bicycling, you must remember to listen to your body. Moderate physical, activity and awareness of your physical limitations are key to good heart health during this season. ' . , While beingactive is important and has many benefits, overdoing it may increase the risk of another heart attack. These activities combined with extreme temperatures and air pollution may trigger a. heart attack in people who have already had one. Each year over one million , people in the.United States will experience a, heart attack. What's more, iyithin six years of having a first heart attack, a second one occurs in approximately one in five men and one in. three women. - Having a heart attack also increases the risk of having a stroke. Risk factors for heart attack include: high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, lack .of physical activity, obesity, diabetes, and a family history of heart disease. - So what can you do if you are at risk? Things to remem-- ber include:' stay hydrated, ex-. ercise in moderation, avoid ., overexertion, refrain from smoking and eat a heart healthy diet Also, take medications you have -been, prescribed exactly as your . doctor has directed. Dr. Jeffrey Moses, MD, Chief, Interventional Cardiology, ' Lenox Hill Hospital, Njeiy York- City, suggests vvorking closely with your doctor to develop a summertime heart-health plan that is best suited to your needs, ' TnMting yourself right and listening to vour doctor are two im-portant "summertime lifeguards" for your heart. NO HUNTING OR FISHING We. the undentgned land ownera and tenant, hereby give notice Vat we tell not allow any hunting, fish ing or tretpawing on our farm or timbertands. and that violator o this wamipg will be proeecutod to-the full extent ofthe law.' NameaareNstedhereataeoetof SSperydhr Elmer Bechtoktt, Shiloh Valley Townthip, Si. Clair County ' 06-3043 . Robert A & Lott Schroerfer, 10535 Perrin Rd. . Maacoutah, IL 09-12-03-'. Urban S. I Ema E. Posiel Truitt. St. Clair Co., tt. ' 00-21-03 L Trsbu. I3. Fote, Et AL, .St. Clair.Co.. U. 09-21-03' ' Betty Kronemeyer, Engel mann Townthip. R.R. 2, Maacoutah. K. . 01-02-04 ' Patricia A. 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