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a; C2 The Sun THURSDAY, June 1 7. 1993 v Kaleidoscope Running off at mouth runs in Barkley's family It s not hard figure out where Charles Bar-- kley learned to speak his mind. Just take a " trip to his hometown of Leeds, Ala., and visit ' his "Granny." "Charles talks a heap, and I like to talk, too," said Barkley's grandmother, Johnnie . Mickens. "People say they know where Charles got it." Like her grandson, Mickens, 66, isn't shy about expressing opinions. On the media: "A lot of reporters I've talked to I wouldn't give , the time of day to now." Or on NBA referees' treatment of her grandson: "He gets bad calls. Because he's so outspoken, they don't give ' him nothing." Of course, Mickens has no qualms about scolding him, either. "I told him to stop swearing, because they've got the camera dead on your mouth. He tried to tell me he didn't (swear), but I knew what he said. I can read lips." But, she admits, "I have a tendency to s swear, too. It just comes out natural." BASEBALLMANIA: - Colorado Rockies owner Jerry McMorris, after : witnessing Tuesday night's brawls between his team and the Dodgers: "Maybe the penalties need to be stiffened. We're a family sport. We're not after wrestling fans." ' PEOPLE WILL COME: ., Add, Rockies: Denver Post columnist Woody ' Paige, noting the team's amazing attendance ' and horrible pitching: "The Rockies may be the first team in history to draw four million " fans and give up four million runs." JUST SIGN RIGHT ON THE, UH .. . , How popular with the women of Phoenix is -v Dan Majerle, the Suns' sun-bronzed guard? "Sometimes I get women asking me to auto-; graph parts of their body," he said. Does he do it? "Well, usually, yeah." -' ITS iVOTTHE SHOES: Indiana State sprinter Holli Hyche, after win-;r ning NCAA titles in the women's 100 and 200 meters while wearing borrowed shoes: "Once I start to run, I forget what I have on my feet. Whoops, there goes the endorsement." : Sports in brief U.S. soccer team loses to L Uraguay in Cup debut y The United States, making its debut in the ' America Cup, lost 1-0 to Uruguay on Wednes- ' day at Ambato, Ecuador. , -i Santiago Ostolaza scored on a header in the 50th minute against a U.S. squad that i. stayed with the Uruguayans most of the way but could not provide any finishing power i around the net late in the game. The America Cup, the South American championship, includes the United States and Mexico as first-time entrants. The Americans ' play Ecuador on Saturday. O'BRIEN, JOYNER-KERSEE DOMINATE: Decathlete Dan O'Brien, showing no ill effects , of his prostate infection, and Heptathlete Jack-; ieJoyner-Kersee, shooting for a 7,000-point to- $ tal, dominated again at the USA Outdoor : i Track and Field Championships in Eugene, ; Ore. , ; O'Brien, who came within minutes of with- drawing from the start of the 10-event, two-day i competition Tuesday and again after the first mree events, increasea nis teaa to z points. Joyner-Kersee increased her lead in the v heptathlon 745 points with a long jump of 23 feet, 2 'j inches. HUMAN ERROR BLAMED FOR PAYOUTS: '. Human error allowed a handful of horse play-' ers to clean ud bv bettine after the end of a sim- ulcast race at Suffolk Downs. , Suffolk Downs was simulcasting races Tuesday night from the Meadowlands. Massachusetts Racing Commission Chair- man Robert Hutchinson said the sure-thing ' bets were placed because the wagering system, i which had been closed to betting, was re- ' opened to record a horse that had been scratched from the third race. J According to Hutchinson and Suffolk Downs officials, more than $94,000 in winning .tir-kets wprp snlrl fnr the race. Rut Suffolk , Downs and Rendine said less than $50,000 j were cashed in. SHARKS HIRE NEW COACH: ' Kevin Constantine, a 34-year-old minor league coacn, Decame tne in hls youngest coacn wnen 'he took over the San Jose Sharks. J He inherits a team that set NHL records for futility last season. The Sharks went 11-71-2, breaking the record for most losses in a season. No other second-year franchise had ever finished with 24 points. '. BRIEFLY NOTED: Andre Agaeel, who's suffering from a bad wrist and sore elbow, will de-fend his title at Wimbledon next week, coach Nick Bollettlerl said Lawrence Taylor finally Signed his new contract with the New York Gi-;ants, two months after agreeing to a two-year deal worth $5.05 million Randy Pedaraen .averaged 236 over eight games and took over ;first place in the second round of the $125,000 PBA Northwest Classic The Edmonton Oil- Jers sent forward Patr Kllma to the Tampa Bay Lightning for future considerations. . . . Kel-Mogg's Frosted Flakes cereal is launching lim-iited-edition packages later this month featuring the Kings to commemorate their Campbell Conference championship and first berth in ithe Stanley Cup finals Ireland beat Lithuania 1-0 in a World Cup Group Three qualifying 'match.. . .The Nuggets' Chrla Jackson signed a new, four-year contract. . . . Arad McCirtchan, !who coached the University of Evansville to ;5 14 victories and five NCAA small college bas-ketball championships in 31 seasons, died at Uheage of 80. From Sun News Services .Roar of the crowd 'The Sun publisher letter to the Sports editor on Saturdays. Send letters to The Sun, Roar of the Crowd, 399 No. D Street, San Bernardino, Ca. 92401, or lax to '(909) 384-0327. Include your name, addreis and a day-Jtime telephone number, i Eight local players drafted By Jim Inqhram Sun Sports Writer Eight area players were taken in baseball's amateur draft held June 3 and June 4. Five of the players were high school athletes this spring. Eisenhower and Hes-peria high schools each had two players drafted with the other coming out of Red-lands High School. Heading the high school contingent is right-handed pitcher David Cooper from Hesperia. Cooper was taken in the fifth round be Seattle and signed last weekend. "It's a big relief finally getting it (signing) over with," said Cooper, who earlier signed a letter of intent to play at Cal State Fullerton next year. Cooper's teammate, first baseman Dirk Lewellan, was picked by the Montreal Expos. But Cooper said that Lewellan has indicated he'll go to Mount San Antonio College in Walnut instead of signing. Cooper was one of the most sought-after players in San Bernardino County this spring. He helped lead the Scorpions to a second-place finish in the Citrus Belt League and a berth in the CIF Division I quarterfinals where they lost to eventual champion Esperanza. Three other CBL players were drafted. Eisenhower, which finished fourth in the CBL, had right-handed pitcher Larry Karpinski taken by Philadelphia, and left-handed pitcher Michael Bustamonte drafted by Houston. The other local, high school player taken was catcher Peter Jenkins of Redlands. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers, but according to Terriers coach Bob Ramirez, Jenkins will attend Riverside Community College. "Peter is leaning toward going to RCC," Ramirez said. "Whatever he does' I'm sure he'll do well. He's a fierce competitor, Three players from local junior colleges were also drafted. San Bernardino Valley College third baseman Brian Sosa, a Yucaipa High School alumnus, was taken by Seattle, and right-handed pitcher Derek Mix, also of SBVC, was picked up by San Diego. . Center fielder Gregory Martinez of 'Barstow College was taken by the Brewers. Birthdays Are Wonderful Know omona with a Birthdiy coming up? With them your beat with a Sun "Happy Birthday" ad! FORM OR EJN FORMATION CALL 888-3252 $EQ National 99 Paging i MUM saaiitt 1-800-866-6285 W Annual Hal Sites chosen for future Opens U.S. OPEN NOTES By Tom Canavan The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, N.J. The U.S. Golf Association unveiled some long-range plans Wednesday, awarding the 1999 U.S. Open to the Pinehurst Country Club and the 2000 Open to Pebble Beach Golf Links. It will be the first Open for North Carolina's Pinehurst and it will be played on the No. 2 course, which also is the site 1994 U.S. Senior Open. The Open at California's Pebble Beach will be the fourth. The course, which was designated Wednesday as the site of the 1999 U.S. Amateur, also hosted Opens in 1972, '82 and '92. Tom Kite won the tournament last year. USGA vice president Reg Murphy also announced that the 1997 U.S. Amateur will be held at Cog Hill Golf Club in Lemont, 111., and the 1997 Walker Cup between the United States, Britain and Ireland will be played at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scar-sdale, N.Y. Cog Hill 4, also known as Dubsbread, is the site of the PGA Tour's Western Open. Quaker Ridge has never been the site of a USGA event. DIFFERENT TEST: If he wasn't practicing for the U.S. Open, 16-year-old Ted Oh would have been sit-' ting in a Torrance high school taking a Spanish final. i Instead, the second-youngest player to Cal league make the Open field had a hectic final day of preparation. He appeared on the NBC's Today program around 6:30 a.m. EDT and walked to the driving range, where he spotted Tom Kite. He asked the defending champion if he could play a practice round with him. "Mr. Kite" didn't say no. "He hit it good today," Kite said. "I don't know how he plays normally, but he played well today." Oh, who had to get past local and sectional qualifying to make the tournament, said he enjoyed the round with Kite and Davis Love III. "He said just don't call me Mr.," Oh said. "He said I could call him Tom, but I still called him Mr. Kite." Oh has played four practice rounds since arriving here, including a "par round" Wednesday. Born in Korea, Oh and his family moved to the United States nine years ago. The high school sophomore did not start playing golf until six years ago. SECURITY MEASURES: Security has been increased for this U.S. Open in wake of the recent stabbing of tennis star Monica Seles. USGA vice president Reg Murphy said there will be a large number of uniformed officers on the course and the 900 volunteer marshals have undergone extensive training. sllv THIS SAT. r&PMfisa JUNE19TH i.i SEE THE GREATEST 40 RACERS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI! , Including Defending Champion Ron Hornaday Jr., Doug George, Ray Hopper Jr., Lance Hopper, Plus Local Stars Ron Peterson, Dave Scheidecker, Glen Cummings, At Sadler and Many More! GATES OPEN AT 4 P.M. RACING STARTS AT 7 P.M.t ORANGE SHOW SPEEDWAY Advance Tickets Now On Sale At Inland Ticket Service At The National Orange Show Thurs.Fri: 10 to 4 Sat. Noon to 4 ,; , (909) 884-0178 (909) 825-1122 Auto Mart Saturdays in The Sun. Your Automotive Information Source Homes Saturdays in The Sun, Your Real Estate Information Source Mavs don't let up, beat Riverside, 2-0 By Jim Lono Special to The Sun ADELANTO Joel Adamson and the rest of the High Desert Mavericks were anything but laid back Wednesday despite winning the first-half Southern Division title the night before. Adamson (3-3) pitched the Mavericks' first complete-game shutout of the year, limiting the Riverside Pilots to seven hits and leading the Mavericks to a 2-0 victory in front of 3,720 fans at Maverick Stadium. Adamson struck out seven, walked none and picked off Craig Griffey when Griffey got too far off first base in the eighth inning. He also got a pair of double plays behind him and catcher Sean Gousha threw out Jesus Marquez trying to steal second in the sixth inning. Those were the Mavericks' examples of a "back-to-business" attitude they displayed after clinching the division title Tuesday night. "I wasn't even thinking about that," Adamson said. "I just wanted to take care of winning; take care of business." "You can see the guys didn't give up," Mavericks interim manager Carlos Ponce said. "They had good defense. That's the way we've been playing. "We didn't hit, but today was our pitching that did it." The Mavericks (42-23) only needed four hits to edge the second-place Pilots (34-30). They got the game's only runs in the second inning. Ramon Martinez's run-scoring double was followed by a sacrifice fly by Gousha. Adamson did the rest, frustrating the Pilots with an effective slider. He's allowed the Pilots only 11 hits in his two outings against them. Derek Lowe (4-4) suffered the loss, despite a solid outing. He allowed four hits in seven innings, striking out five and walking three. The Mavericks won without starting center fielder Carl Everett, who will sit out the rest of the first half, according to Ponce. Everett suffered a minor strain of a quadriceps muscle Tuesday after tangling with Riverside first baseman Fred McNair as Everett beat out an attempted double play. Mavarlckt notes The Mavericks began selling California League playoff tickets Wednesday. Games 1 and 2 are Sept. 3 and Sept. 4 at Maverick Stadium. Season ticket holders have the right to reserve their seats for the games. Fans who wish to buy divisional playoff tickets can get a "playoff package" for Games 1 and 2 for $10. For information, call (619) 246-6287. ... By orders of the Florida Marlins, no champagne celebration was allowed Tuesday for the Mavericks after they clinched the first-half Southern Division title. The Mavericks are an affiliate of the Marlins. "It's no big deal," catcher Sean Gousha said. "We've got more work to do." . . . The Mavericks don't play today. Andres Berumen (8-2) will start against San Bernardino at 7:05 p.m. Friday at Maverick Stadium. 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