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More THE DAILY GLOBE. Ironwood, Ml — Wednesday, Sept. 16.1998 Page 10 AL West leaders begin crucial two-game series By TOM CASTRO Associated Press Writer Anaheim manager Terry Collins is tired of ali the buildup. He's ready to get to it against the Teras Rangers. "We can take all our attention off everything else and put it finally on the one thing that everybody's been waiting to talk about — and that's Texas!" said Collins, whose team plays the Rangers five times in eight days, starting tonight at Arlington. Anaheim's AL West lead over the Rangers is one game. "Every radio show, every writer — - nobody cares about anything but Texas," Collins said. "Well, tomorrow we play them. Bottom line, tomorrow we go head-to- head. There's ho secrets. There's no hidden agendas. We get after it. We don't worry about playoff tickets; we worry about winning baseball games." The Angels, who fell to 5-7 in September with Tuesday night's 8-1 loss to Tampa Bay, haven't had a winning record in the month since 1991^ and are 53-88 in September from 1992 through 1998. "We've got 12 games left, and that's what it's all about," Collins said. "I don't care where we park. I don't care who the ushers are above the dugout. I don't care anything except winning baseball games." Texas comes into the series on a higher note, as Ivan Rodriguez' two-run, ninth-inning homer capped a Rangers rally from a 5-0 deficit for a 6-5 victory over Baltimore on Tuesday night. This is going to give us some momentum going in there tomorrow night," Texas manager Johnny Oates said of the victory. "Now we go home one game down, knowing we're going head-to-head with them in five of the next eight games." The battle between the AL West contenders resumes Mori- day, when the Angels play host to the Rangers for the start of a three-zame series. Despite Anaheim's struggles, the Angela* Tim Salmon is confident the matchup will shake his team up. "Maybe that's something we need to spark some excitement," he said. "There's got to be some energy in that dugout tomorrow. You know there will be." Tampa Bay's Rolando Arrojo (14-12) set a record for wins by an expansion pitcher as the Devil Rays scored six runs off Anaheim's Jeff Juden (1-3). Rodriguez homered off Baltimore's Armando Benitez (5-5), who struck 'out the nine previous batters before allowing an infield single to Will Clark to open the Texas ninth. The Rangers' Tim Crabtree (5-1) got the final out in the eighth for the win. John Wetteland worked the ninth for his 40th save. Indians 7, Blue Jays 5 Manny Ramirez hit three homers for his first 40-homer season and drove in five runs as Cleveland reduced its magic ^number for clinching the AL Central title to two with the win at Jacobs Field. Ramirez homered in consecutive at-bats in the third, fift and seventh, the first two off Dave Stieb (1-2). He didn't bat again. Toronto, which dropped four games behind Boston in the AL wild-card race, lost its second straight after winning 14 of 16. Chad Ogea (5-3) allowed one run in three innings, and Paul Assenmacher got one out for his second save. R«d Sox 9, Yankees 4 Jason Varitek homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs and Tim Wakefield (16-8) took a shutout into .the seventh at Yankee Stadium aa Boston stopped a - three-game losing streak, winning for only the third time in 12 games. The Yankees, who gave rookie pitcher Mike Jerzembeck (0-1) his first major league start in order to give their starters an extra day's rest, dropped to 6-9 in its last 15: New York needs to go 8-5 in its final 13 games to set the AL record for wins in a season with 112. Mariners 12, Twins 7 Ken Griffey Jr. hit his AL-leading 5?nd homer and drove in five runs to become the fourth-youngest player to reach 1,000 RBIs as Seattle won at Minnesota. Griffey, who was 4-for-€, lined a two-run single to center field with the bases loaded in a four- run fourth inning to pass the milestone. Griffey now has 1,004 RBIs in 10 seasons. At 28 years and 10 months, he got to 1,000 faster than anyone except Mel Ott, Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig- Paul Abbott (2-0) allowed four runs on seven hits in five-plus innings. Frank Rodriguez (4r6) lost his fourth straight. Royals 6, Athletics 3 Jeff King and Scott Leius drove in two runs apiece as Kansas City stretched its home winning streak to four for the first time since Sept. 13-17, 1996. Pat Rapp (12-12) gave up five hits in six innings. Jeff Montgomery got three outa for his 34th save. Kenny Rogers (14-8) allowed five runs and six hits in five innings. Tigen 2, White Sox 0 Rookie Seth Greisinger gave up 1 four hits in eight innings in a game that started nearly two hours late because of rain. The Tigers won for just the sixth time in their past 23 home games. Greisinger (6-8) struck out three and walked two in winning for the fifth time in six decisions. . Todd. Jones pitched the ninth for his 26th save. Mike Sirotka (12-15), who has lost his last five decisions, gave up eight .hits with one walk and seven strikeouts in seven innings for the White Sox. Joanna Sorenson, right, won the 1998 Eagle Bluff Golf Club Woman's League tournament Sept. 3. Evelyn Barto was runner-up. Below are first place winners from various flight, including, from teft Rose Obradovich, Delores Varra, Jo Mukavitz, Betty Mathis and Gloria Enrietti. TIGERS 1, WHITE BOX 0 CHICAGO DETROIT •brhbi •brhbi DrhamZb Caruaoa* FTrmiadh BeUelf Vntura3b Norton tb MOdirf JAbbotttf Knuterc Total* 4020 BLHntrcf 3000 LGtuOilf 402 O'Barteelf 3010 Encrncrf 2000 ToClrkdh 3000 Eaal*y2b 3000 JWoodlb 3000 RandaJb 3000 Siddalk OCruxav 28 0 5 « TetaUa 4010 3130 0000 4000 3001 4000 4130 4000 4010 4011 34 1 • I- Detroit 000 001. 10s—S E—Durham (16), Canuo (38). B«ll« (8), MOr- don« (S). DP—Detroit 2. LOB—Chicago 4. Detroit 10. 2B—BLHunUr (291, JWood (2). SB—DCruz (3). CS—Durham (8). S—Caruao. SF—ToCUrk. Chicago SirotkaL,12-15 Bradford Detroit IP H HER BB SO ToJon*aS,2B 1 1 0 0 0 C Uropirea—Home, Evana; Firat, McCoy; See ond, Johnaon; Third, Meriweth*r. T—2:38. A—10,177 (46,945). Daily Globe Scoreboard Geri't T*am took the Eagle Bluff Women's League championship this year. Team members included, from left: Eteanore Meunier, Valeria DiGeorgio, Jessie Giackino, Delores Ludlow, Gloria Enrtetti and Susie Mildren. MSHAA defends scheduling asketball Michigan Girls ' Prep Basketball Bara(s51,Chajia«ll 4.1 Bessemer 67. Wstersmetl 29 Calumet 37, Hancock 31 Cedarv>lle49,Po«er. 35 Cook* Big Bay da Not 47, Bark Rjver-linrris 43 Crystal Falls Forest Park 65, Rock-Mid Peninsula 27 Gwinn 43. Gladstone 41 Houghton 46, F-wi-n-Trout Creek 36 Indian River Inland Lake* 46, Fife Lake Forest Area 43 Iron Mtn N Dickinaon 52. Norway 47 Kingsford 65. Iron River West Iron County 45 Menominee 48. Irnn Mountain 46 Negaunee 50, Marquelle 41 Newberry 44. Brimley 25 Ontonagon 53, Lake Linden 25 ; PamesdaleJeffera fi6, Dollar Bay 29 ' Rapid River 69. R*puhlic-Michig«- ;nm« 27 . Kudyard 57. DeTour 41 • S»ultSte Marie 57. Pr-Unkcy 49 ' Stephenaon 48, Powers North Central 37 Traverae City Central 68. Gaylord 31 Traverse Cily Christinn 43. Buckley .13 Tr»ver»e City West 50, Cheboygan 36 Wakefield 69. Maremtco 37 NFL Sunday, Sept. 30 OPEN: Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleana.San Franciaco Detroit utMinneaoU. 1:01 p m. Green Bay at Cincinnati, 1:01 p.m. Indianapolis at New York Jeta, 1:01 p.m. Pituburgh at Miami, 1:01 p.m. St. Louis at Buffalo, 1:01 p.m. Sun Diego at Kanaaa City, 1:01 p.m. \ Tennessee at New England, 1:01 p.m. Washington al Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Chicago at. Tampa Bay, 4 05 p.m. Baltimore al Jacksonville, 4:15 p.m. Denver atOakland, 4:15 p m. Philadelphia al Arizona, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21 Dallas at New York Gianta. 8 20 p.m. Toronto (Clemena 18-6) at Detroit (Powell 3-71,7:05 p.m. MmnesoU (Tewkabury 7-10) at Cleveland (N«|ty 13-10), 7:05 p m. N.Y. Yankees (Pettitle 16-9) at Tampa Bay (Saundera 5-14), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Saberhagen 13-7) at Baltimore (Ericknon 15-11), 7:05 p.m. Anaheim (Finley 11-7) at Texas (Stottlemyre 3-4), 8:05 p.m. Kan.ias City (Barber 2-3) at Chicago White Sox (Abbott 2-0). 8:05 p.m. Seattle (Fa.isero 11-12) at Oakland (Heredia 3-1), 10:35 p m. National League Eaat Dlvlalon Wild Card Race Boa ton Toronto Trxaa Hockey NHL Preseasons Tu*«d»y'aG»nM! T.impa Bay 4. VKU Feldkjrch 1 W«inMd«yaG«m« Buffalo va. Klagenfurt AC. at Kl«- genfurt. Austria, 1:30 p.m. Ftidfy'm Game* Tampa Bay va. Buffalo at Inn»- hruck, Austria, 1.30 p m Calgary at San Jo»e. 10.10 p.m. X Baseball American League Has* Division W L Pet. GB x-Allnta. NewYork Phillie Montreal Florida W 97 85 70 60 50 L 65 68 SI 92 102 Pet. .638 .556 .464 .395 .329 GB 12'/i 26 Mi 37 47 Central Division x-Hcij Chjcapo St Louis Milwaukee Cincinnati Pittsburgh W 97 85 75 71 70 68 L 56 67 77 81 82 83 Pet. .634 .559 ,493 ,4fi7 461 .450 GB ll'/l. 21'/i 25 Mi 26 Vj 28 We« Division i-sn SF LA Colorado Arizona W 95. 80 77 73 61 L 57 71 75 80 91 Pet. .625 .530 .507 .477 .401 OB 14 Mi 18 22 V* 34 American! W L Pet. GB 84 65 .564 — 81 70 .536 4 80 70 .533 4"A 8ch*duW BOSTON (13) — HOME (8): Sept, 21 (2), 22, 23. Tampa Bay; 24, 25. 26, 27, Baltimore. AWAY (5): Sept 16, 17, Baltimore; 18, 19, 20, Chicago. TORONTO (11) — HOME (6): Sept. 21, 22, 23, Baltimore; 25, 26, 27 Detroit. AWAY (5): Sept. 16, 17, Detroit; 18, 19, 20, Tampa Bay. TEXAS (12) — HOME (S): Sept. 16. 17, Ajiaheim; 18, 19, 20, Oakland. AWAY (7): Sept. 21. 22, 23, Anaheim; 24. 26. 2«, 27, Seattle. U.P.S.S.A. Prep Poll Reaulta of thi» we«k'l U P. Sporta- writen-SportacaaUra Awe-nation high achool football poll are followed by re<orda, first place vnt« and pointa: C1M.ABC l.Kjnjtsfnrd 2-0(12) 101 2 Gwinn2-0(6) 83 3.F»canaba2.0(4) 75 4, Nefaune*2-0(2|- 51 6 Oladntone 2-0(1) 26 Otheri receiving votiw: Sault SU • Marie 20. 15; Si. Ignar* 2-0, 10; '. Kudyard 2-0, 10; Menomine* 2-1 (1) 8 l.'Anw) 2-0, 6; Slephrnaon 2-0, 5. CU*>0 1 North Dickinnon 2-0(9) 103 2 Lak« Linden 2-0 (10) 95 3. H*M«m«r 2-0(6) 81 4. Kngadina 2-0(1) *5 5 North C«ntral 3-0 «2 Othera rwitirif vote*; IVTour 2-0, 18; Pickford 2-0, 3. »-NfwYork HoAton Toronto Baltimore Tampaliay 104 84 81 . 77 59 45 65 70 73 90 Central Dlvl Cleveland Chicago KansasCity Minnesota Detroit W 83 71 69 65 58 L fifi 79 80 85 93 .6!)fl .564 536 ,513 .396 •Ion Pet. ,557 473 463 .433 ,384 20 24 27'/ii 45 GB 12Mi 14 18Vj 26 Weat Dlrlaion Anaheim Texaa .Seattle Oakland W 81 80 69 69 L 69 70 80 81 Pet. ,540 .533 ,461 .460 GB _ 1 II 'A 12 x-chnchrd division title Tueaday'* Game* Seattle 12, Minnesota 7 Kansas City fi, Oakland 3 Detroit 2. Chicago While Sox 0 Cleveland 7, Toronto 5 , Tampa Bay 8, Anaheim 1 Te«a»6, Baltimore 5 Beaton 9, NY Yankees 4 x clinched division title Tuesday's Gamei Hounton 6, N.Y. Mela 5, 12 in- ninif*, Isl gamfl N.Y MeU 8, Houston 4,2nd £am« Pittsburgh 8, St Louis 6, 1st game St. Ixiuia 9. Pittsburgh 3, 2nd game Florida 7, Montreal 4 Cincinnati 5, Milwaukee 1 Atlanta 3, Philadelphia 0 Arizona 7, .San f'ranciaco 6, 11 in- ninirs Colorado 5, Los Angeles 4 Chicago Cubs 4, San Diego 2 Wednesday's) Gum** Milwaukee (Pulsiphar 2-2) at Cincinnati (Tomko 12-11), 12:35 p.m. Philndelphia. (Loewer 6-7) at Atlanta (Smoltz 15-3). 1:10 p.m. Florida (Ojal.i 2-4) at Montreal (Pnviino 5-8). 7:05 p m. NY. Mela (.lones 9-8) at Houston (Hamplnn 11-61. 8.0ft p m Pituhurgh (Peters 8-9) al Si !,rmis (Morn* 5-5). S: 10 p.m. S.in Francisco (Hprahi.ier 9-10> al Arizona (Hodowsky3.fi), 10 .15 p m Colorado (Wright 9-12) at IXM An- grlrn (Bohanon fi-lfl), 1035 p m. Chicago Ciirm (Mulholland 4-5) at SHU Diego (Hamilton 1.1-12), 10,35 p m National L«auru« W L Pet. GB Chicago 85 CT .5.59 — NewYork 85 68 S5« Vi SanFran 80 71 .530 4Vi 8ch*duU CHICAGO (10) — HOME (3): Sept. 18, 19, 20, Cincinnati. AWAY (7): Sept 16, 17. San Diejo; 22, 23, Milwaukee; 2.5, 26, 27, Houston. NEW YOPJC (9) — HOME (5): Sept. 18, 19, 20. Florida; 22. 23, Montreal. AWAY (4): Sept. IB, Houston; 25, 26, 27, Atlanta. SAN FRANCISCO — (11) — HOME (7): Sept. 18,19, 20, Los Angeles; 21, 22, 23, 24, PilUburfh. AWAY (4): Sept. 16, Ariwna; 25, 26, 27. Colorado. League Leader* NATIONAL LEAGUE HOME RUNS—McGwiit, St. Louis, 63; Soaa, Chicago, 62; GVaughn, Sail Diego, 49; Castills. Colorado, 43; Galarraga, Atlanta, 43; VGilerrero, Montreal, 38; Alou, Houston, 38 AMERICAN LEAGUE HOME RUN&-Griffey Jr. Seattle, 52; Bell*, Chicago, 4£; JuGonza- !ei, Texas. 42; RPslmeiro. Baltimore, 42; Canaei», Toronto, 42; MRamirez, Cleveland, 40. ARod- rifuez, Seattle, 39. 'transactions FOOTBALL AIUZONA CAKDINALS-R*- lemed I.B Lyron CoM>ina from th< practice xjuad. DKNVF.R BRONCOS-WaivaJ DB Tori No«l from lh« practic* squad. MIAMI DOLPHINS—Placed S Shawn Wooden on injured reaerva Silfned S Rayna Stew.rt. T«rmj. naled Lh, contract of WR Andy Me- Culloujh from lh« prartk* aquad Signed CB Terry Billup* MINNKSOTA VIKINOS-Signed O.B .Jay Ftedler Waived fl Kerry ' DETROIT (AP) — The Michi gan High School Athletic Association says a survey it conducted indicates that Michigan's high schools, not the association, are responsible for scheduling the most popular girl sports in nontraditional seasons. ' The group released the survey on Monday, the day before it had to answer a gender equity lawsuit filed by two Grand Rapids mothers on behalf of their teenage daughters. Jay Roberts-Eveiand and Diane Madsen contend the nontraditional seasons harm girls' chance for college recruitment. The association plans to argue it has no control over when its member schools decide to schedule seasons. Furthermore, a survey of its 729 high school members found that 82 percent arc against moving volleyball to fall and girls basketball to winter, as they are in college and in 44 other states. But Ms. Roberts-Evelarid said there was a big difference between popularity and justice. "Equity doesn't care about a survey," she said. "What matters is whether it's fair and legal, not whether coaches and principals like it." Many coaches and athletic directors say they think it would overtax their facilities and the pool of coaches and referees if boys and girls played a given sport at the same time. The issue of who is responsible for the seasons — the schools, the MHSAA or regional conferences — is important, because it determines who is liable if the courts found the seasons violated Title IX, a federal law that says boys and girls must receive equal treatment in educational programs receiving federal funds. John Johnson, MHSAA spokesman, said the association plans to argue that it can't be held responsible because as a private, nonprofit organization, it receives no public funding. Ironwood tops Hurley The Ironwood Red Devil tennis team took another romp through Michigan-Wisconsin Conference tennis action Tuesday, downing Hurley 7-0. Ironwood is 5-0 in conference meets and 6-1 overall. The Midgets fell to 2-4 in the M-W. Ironwood's sweep of the four singles matches started with Jill Cisewski blanking Carrie Mattson 6-0, 6-0. Hurley's Adrienne Leino put up a good fight before falling to Heather Asunto 6-3, 7-5. Niki Tibaldo topped Emily Gibbons 6-2, 6-1 at No. 3; and Ca- 'sey Kichak defeated Jenny Wright 6-3,6-2 at the No. 4 spot. Taking doubles wins for Ironwood were Kim Kauppi and Heidi Fletcher over Kris Zanella and Steph Giancola 7-5, 6-3; Pam Cisewski and Adrienne Polich by Erica Hanson, and April Johnson 6-1, 3-6, 6-2; and Amy Jacobson and Cassie Novascone over Amber Soffietti and Gina Ludwikowski in a squeaker 7-5, 7-6 (10-8.) Ironwood travels to Wakefield Thursday. Hurley hosts Ashland. Exhibition results included: 8i»f1e» — Brock* T»it (I) def. Kelly Saippa !H> 8-4, Maria Pumul« (I) def. Molly Campbell (H) 8-2, Jenny Gaulke (H) def. Gina Slanzi (I) 9-7, Molly Campbell (H) def. Jamie Mieloczyk (1)8-6. Double* — Jenny Kem and Shannon O&tad (H) def. Casaie Lewia and Brandy Lehto 7-5, 3-6, 6-3; LiaM Coui and Beth Anderson (1) def. Maria Graawo and Andrea LaMarchc (H) 8-5; Carlin Fiti*er*J<i and Heather Heikkila (I) def. Candm Barto and Kim Patemo*ter (H) 8-5; Krystin Mieloszyk and Anna Giancola (H) def. Kim Andenon and Dani O«ter- holm (I) 8-7; Kelly Hannu and Heather Floret (I) def. Crystal Kuklentki and Kriatin Mieloaryk (H) 8-5; Whitney Miller and Erin Heikkila (I) def. Caary Tibaldo and Marianne Moore (H) 8-6. Lions bench QB Mitchell PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Lions coach Bobby Ross has decided to start rookie quarterback Charlie Batch in Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings and demote veteran Scott Mitchell, a team spokesman said today. After the Lions' 0-2 start on the season, Ross demoted Mitchell to the No. 3 spot, team spokesman Dan Arthur said this'morning. Mitchell is in the second year of a four-year, $21 million contract. The No. 3 quarterback spot had been held by Frank Reich. Batch, 25, the team's second- round draft pick and a former Eastern Michigan University standout, will get his career-first start. Ross made his decision after reviewing tapes of Detroit's 34-28 overtime loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Booth Newspapers said today. Brewers move to Huntsville MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers say their Class AA farm team next season wijl be at Huntsville, Ala. The Brewers' AA affiliate has been at El Paso, Texas, since 1981. Cecil Cooper, the major league team's director of player development, naid Tuesday that the Saban headed to Cleveland? DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State coach Nick Saban says he haa no interest in coaching the Cleveland Browns even though Carmen Policy, the president and part owner of the new franchise, said he'd be a candidate. "I'm not concerned about or considering or thinking about or worried about any situation of any kind, anywhere, other than our team and what we're doing," Saban told The Detroit News in a story Tuesday. Brewers had signed a two-year contract with the Huntsville Stars. Huntsville had been affiliated with the Oakland Athletics since 1985. Extend the Life of Your Furniture We REUPHOLSTERand REBUILD Furniture • Residential • Commercial • Large Selection of Fabrics • Quality Craftsmanship • New Looking Furniture Without the Cost • Fabri-tech Warranty Fabric Protection. JACQUART Fabric Products Ironwood IndtutrU! Pi rain.**!! 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