Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 30, 1998 · Page 4
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Ironwood, Michigan
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THE DAILY GLOBE, tronwood, Ml — Pages Sports Briefs Soccer camp set for July Back, by popular demand, Britannia Soccer Camp is coming back to the Gogebic Range July 13-17. "This is a fun, exciting and beneficial soccer camp," said Range Strikers Youth Soccer spokesman Will Andresen. The camp is designed for new and returning .soccer players ages 5-18. Clinicians will be. professional British soccer players. "Last year's camp met with a great response from all participants and the Range Striker* are pleased to offer the camp for a second year," said Andresen. The camp will run from 9a.m. to noon at the Gogebic Community College, fields. To reserve a spot, contact Andresen at 932-2064 or Paul Hage- marm at 561-2817. Hometown walk-run ready to go BESSEIvTER—The 10th annual Bessemer Hometown 10-kilometer and two-mile walk-run will be Friday, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Bessemer'a City Hall. The entry fee for the 10K is $13. Two-mile fees are $13 for runners 20 years and older, or $10 for 19 and younger. A T-shirt is included. LHPRRC members pay $2 less. To register, call 663-4848. Late registration will be held Friday from 7-8:15 a.m. on race day. Sunday Lake Run Saturday WAKEFIELD — The 2 1st edition of the Sunday Lake Run will begin Saturday at 9 a.m. The run will starts at the Gogebic Youth Hockey Arena in Wakefield and circles Sunday Lake. The top three finishers in 11 age groups will receive awards, T-shirts will be given to all participants. "The 2.8-mile course is flat and faat. So come on out and run, jog or walk around beautiful Sunday Lake and bring your friends," said race spokesman-Jim Engel. The cost of the run is $10 for Upper Peninsula Road Runner Club members and $12 for non-members. For more information, call Engct at 224-7011. All proceeds from the race will benefit Gogebic Youth Hockey. Grass volleyball tourney set BESSEMER — The grass of Bessemer** Massie Field will be the site of the seventh annual Wimbledon volleyball tournament Wednesday. Registration starts at 4 p.m. Play begins at 5. There are three divisions: co-ed league, co-ed recreational, and women. Teams can have from four to eight players. The number of teams allowed for the round-robin format is limited, so early registration is suggested by organizers. The tournament is sponsored by Bessemer Auto and the Bessemer Fourth of July Committee. Entry fee is $20 per team arid ««ch team member will receive a water bottle. Winners of each division will receive T-shirts. Call 932-4996 for early registration. Innes to meet the press HOUGHTON — Darla Innea, recently named as Michigan .Tech's head women's basketball coach, formerly of Saxon, Wis,, will be officially introduced at a news conference Wednesday morning at the university. Several players are expected to be at the news conference, including Ewen-Trout Creek's Allison Bailey and Hancock's Elizabeth Pietila. Moderson, Cunico join team MARQUETTE — Brandon Cunico, .of Pence, Wis., and Ryan Moderson, of Ironwood, have been named to the 1998-99 Marquette Electricians AAA hockey team. Cunico, 17, is a new defenseman for the team. Moderson, 17, will return for his third year to play forward. He has 26 goals and 34 assists in 66 games. Prep blocking camp planned BESSEMER — The fourth annual Buck Nystrom Gogebic - Range Blocking Camp is set for July 27-29 at A.D. Johnston High School. Football players in grades 6-12 will learn from one of the finest offensive line coaches in the country! Nystrom was an All- American nnd captain of the Michigan State 1956 Rose Bowl team. . The U.P. Hall-of-Famer has coached MSU, Oklahoma, Colorado, North Dakota State and Northern Michigan University. "His enthusiasm and love of football is contagious. Thia is a unique opportunity to learn from the best at an affordable price," said camp director Pat Gallinagh. "Please note we've moved the camp to Bessemer this year, but players from across the area are welcome to come, We look forward to another good turnout." ,.: On July 27-28, sixth-10th graders will meet from 9-11 a.m., while llth-12th graders will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The July 30 session will be from 10 a.m.-noon and is? open to all grades. The cost ia $39 and includes a T-shirt. The camp will take place at Massie Field on N. Moore St. In case of rain, activities will move inside the ADJ pym. Participants should bring helmets, mouthpieces, football shrx's and gym shoes. A towel and lock are suggested for those wanting to use the ADJ showers. Helmet rental is $1. For more information contact Gallinagh at 932-5718. Hurley routs competition MELLEN, Wis. — The Hurley senior girls softball tesm swept the Mellen Invitational in impressive fashion, routing itn com- petion a combined 73-8 in three games. Hurley opened the tournament with a 31-1 victory over Ashland, then defeated Washburn 28-6. Hurley finished the day pounding Mellen 14-1. Hurley's Eva Vokolek was 9-13 m'the series with a double, a triple and a homer. Ashley Levra was 10-14. Kayla Anderson was 9-14 with a double. Danelle Ladwig also homered. NBA lockout to begin at midnight NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA'» summer of labor discord tips off tonight at midnight Eastern time. That's when the lockout begins and all busine«s will come to a halt: No trade*, no fre« agent signing*, no practice*, no r*#olv- ing the Michael Jordan question. After going more than a week • ince the last talks on a now collective bargaining agreement, the league announced Monday a lockout that could wipe out game* for the first time in NBA hintory. Tuesday. June 30,1998 Wakefield's Chad Marten is tagged out at third base by Bessemer's Tim Ellenich during Western U.P. Baseball League action at Massie Field in Bessemer Monday. Wakeftetd went on to win the game 8-5. Cards, Speed Boys split two BESSEMER — Bessemer and Wakefield split decisions in Western U.P. Baseball League action here Monday night, Prep baseball The Speed Boys won the first game 5-3 in a continuation of a rain delayed game, from June 1. • Wukefield took the second contest 8-5. The first game resumed in the fifth inning with Bessemer ahead 4-2. Andy Begnlle came back to the. mound for the Speed Boys and earned the complete game win. The first half of the game was played at Wakefield. Bessemer coach Scott Schmeltzer remembered a big hit by Scott Stempi- har in the early innings. "He crushed a homer to right-center that rolled to the school. It was way out there." Jim Linn took the loss for Wakefield. Cards 8, Speed Boys 5 Wakefield jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first, hitting Etatoe- mer starter Begat le hard. Jeff Anderson, Jesse Paquette, Derrick Hamilton and Jon Laessig all had hits in the inning. Wakefield added another run in the fifth. Hamilton pitched well/for the Cards, keeping the Speed Boy bats at bay until the fifth, when they rallied to tie the score at 5-5. Bessemer sent 11 batters to the plate in the fifth. Scott Stempi- har had a three-run double, while Wakefield walked in two runs. Wakefield took the lead back for good with two in the sixth inning. Th« Cards added another in the seventh. "Begalle pitched well in the first game and Stempihar hit the ball 1 well. We played flat in the second game," said Schmeltzer. "Hats off to Wakefield, though. Hamilton pitched really well and they can hit the ball." The Speed Boys are 11-5 and finished the WUP schedule at 5-3. Bessemer hosts a doubteheadcr against Park Falls Friday at noon and 2 p.m. The WUP tournament is Monday and Tuesday in Ironwood. "The league tournament should be interesting. All the teams arc- competitive," said Schmc-ltzer. VenUS rises Besonen shuts out to quarters Hurley with 16 Ks WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Venus Williams powered into tho Wimbledon quarterfinals today, trouncing the player who knocked her sister out the tournament a day earlier. Wimbledon _ ___ Volleying with authority for the first time and showing an all- court irnrne that could make her a n.-nl till'.: threat, Williams beat Virginia Ruano-Puscunl 6-3, 6-1. The pros pert of a fourth-round meeting between Venus nnd her sister was clashed Monday when IG.-year-old Serena Williams failed to j;et past Ruano-Pascual. Citinj; a c;>!( injury, Serena quit the third-round match while trailing 7-5, •!• 1. Venus took pleasure in avenging that result. "I wanted to win every point, all the points that Serena couldn't win yesterday.", the 18-year-old American .said. "I didn't like it when she !Ru;uio-P:iscua}) came back to -1-.') That was negligent on my pan.. I had. to got serious to make sun: she didn't get too many mare Barnes." Also advnnrme; to thu cjuarterfi- n'rilti were defending champion Martina Hindis, last year's runner-up Jana Novutna arid French Open champion Arnntxa Sanchez V'icario. The top-seeded -Hingis beat Thailand's Tamarine Tnnasug- . am 6-3. G-'J. No. 3 Novotna downed No 10 Irina Spirltn 6-2, 6-3 and No. 5 Sanchez Vicario rallied for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Dominique Van Roost. Williams will face Novotna in th« quarters, while Hingis will play Sanchez Vicario. Defending champion Pete Sam- pras was to face French qualifier Sebastian Grosjean in the fourth round. Richard Krajicek, the 1996 champion, and No. 9 seed, was to play Wayne Ferreira for a place in.the quarters. Williams, runner-up at the U.S. Open last year, said Wimbledon would be the ideal place to win her first Grand Slam title."I think there will be many more," she said. "It all starts right now. ... I'm trying to get as serious as possible. I want to have every point. The people that win the Slams are the people who work the hardest." Williams overwhelmed the 47lh-ranked Spaniard with her best performance so far, mixing big serves and groundstrokes with lobs, drop shots and volleys. "With every match I'm able to play smarter, able to come in more, able to serve better," she said. "I'm serving consistently and that's very important." In previous matches, Williams hnd been reluctant to go to the net, a tactic she may need to master to win on grass. On Tuesday she wa» an imposing force at the net, taking full .advantage of her height (6-foot- 1V/) and long arms. BRUCE CROSSING — Ewen- Trout Creek's Marcus Besonen shut Hurley down here Monday a* the Panthers defeated the Midgets 6-0 in Western Upper Peninsula High School Baseball League action. Beaonen struck out 16 and walked two in a fine complete game performance, Jason Rowe took the loss for Hurley. He was relieved by Jesse Vuorenmaa. E-TC took a 2-0 lead in the third, thanks to RBIs by Kirt DeCremer and Nathan Abrams. The Panthers got more insurance with three runs in the fourth and another in the fifth. Dan Maddox, Nathan Abrams and Josh Anderson each had two hits for E-TC. Joe Levra picked up two hits for- the Midgets. Hurley (2-3 WUP) plays a doubleheader at Ironwood (5-2 WUP) today. E-TC (2-5 WUP) has one makeup game left in its WUP schedule, against Wakefield. "I'm not sure we'll be nble to make it up before the lenj^uo tournament," said Ltmf. The WUP tournament is set for ' Ironwood on Monday and Tuesday. ' Hurley 000 000 .0—0 »i .1 Ew<-n-Troul Crffk 002 :)IU >—6 10 4 Devils finish second at Ashland Tourney WNBA Shock defeat Sting AUW'RN HILLS. Mich. (AP) — Cindy Brown had 19 points nnd a h'.-im-rrtord Hi rebounds, nnd Saiuly Brondello ridded 19 points to lend I he Detroit Shock to a (iO-l','» victory over the Charlotte>; on Monday night Al'ter lu.mnjf its first four games, Detroit has now won five straight. Charlotte's five-game, winning streak was snapped. The Stmn held Detroit's lending scorer, Korie If lede, to four [xnntx on 1-for-12 shooting but couldn't stop Brondello and Brown. Razija Mujanovic added 12 points arid 11 rebounds for ;th<< Shock, while Andri>.a Congreavcn led Charlotte with 10. Detroit led by 10 points at halftime-, but Charlotte, opened the second half with an 11-2 run to cut the Shock's lead to 33-32. Still leading by one with 13 minutes U'ft, Detroit broke it op*'n with a 12-0 run that included right points by Brondello and four by Brown, ASHLAND, Wis. ~r Ironwood finished runner-up in the Ashland high school baseball tournament last weekend, losing to host Ashland 7-3 in the final Saturday afternoon. Ironwood started the tournament with a 7-2 win over Washburn Friday. Other first round games included Tomahawk de- feating'Hurley 17-7, Grandview over Melrose 12-2, and Ashland past Spooner 11-1. In the second round, Ironwood beat'Tomahawk. 12-2, and Ashland topped Grandview 12-5. Shawn McGrath earned the win in the first game, striking out three. Richard Bowles got the win against Tomahawk, with relief help from Brad Mills. "Jon Schlnis pitched well in thu IOSH against Ashlnnd. He, had one strike-out, but just three walks, It was a well-played defensive game," said Ironwood coach Bob NOW attacks Tyson LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Organization for Women is pressuring on th« Nevada Athletic Commission to reject any effort by Mike Tyson to regain his boxing license. Miklesh. Tho Oredockers scored five runs in the first inning on six hits. "After that, Jon settled down and looked good. We just couldn't get the hit with men on," .said Miklesh. Ironwood's Chad Novascone cracked a two-run homer in the first to make it 5-2,.but the Devils couldn't catch up. Ironwood stranded three runners in the second, two in the third and two more in the sixth. Ironwood (14-8, 5-2 Western UP, 4-5 Lumberjack) hosts a key doubtehcader against Hurley (2-3 WUP) tonight. The first game is n WUP game. Tho second in n Lumberjack game. CheckOur Low Prices on Hi-Fi Equipment , Camera ' it Sound Mam Street, tajnwood 932-3901

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