The Cincinnati Enquirer
Saturday, June 3, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 155
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BIG RED REUNION TONIGHT
The Big Red Machine that won the first of back-to-back World Championships in 1975 will be honored in a 6:15 p.m. ceremony before tonight's 7:05 p.m. Reds game at Cinergy Field.
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Sports Headlines for  Saturday, June 03, 2000

Reds 4, Twins 3
        Dante Bichette and Rob Bell continued rallying themselves Friday night as the Reds held on for an victory before 29,269 at Cinergy Field.

Opportunity knocks, Tucker answers
        Here's how well it's going for Michael Tucker: He was 3-for-4 Friday night, yet he knocked over the Gatorade cooler in frustration after he made his one out.

Slumping Reese takes rest
        Pokey Reese's body may not have needed a rest, but his bat sent a different message.

Warrick talks grow more intense
        Spinney Field is usually a ghost town by 5:01 p.m. on offseason Fridays. So if their late hours Friday are any indication, the Bengals are serious about signing top draft pick Peter Warrick quickly.

Pickens' deal hits snag
        Carl Pickens sits at home in Atlanta, waiting for his release. The Bengals need their phones to ring first. Neither is happy to be still tethered to the other.

Tim Sullivan column
Ki-Jana: Sad story of what might have been
        Ki-Jana Carter should have been made of sterner stuff. His physique was what Michelangelo had in mind when he carved muscles out of marble. His moves were so sharp, and his acceleration so swift, that he might have been a prototype for a Porsche.

Moeller falls short of finals
        Victory was within the grasp of the Moeller baseball team, but the Crusaders let it get away.

Northwest loses in softball semifinals
        In a disappointing end to a history-making season, Northwest fell to Hilliard Darby and pitcher Erin McClincy 4-1 in the Division I state semifinals.

Ohio boys track roundup
        The St. Xavier 3,200-meter relay team made school history Friday at the Division I state track meet at Welcome Stadium. The team of Tim King, Joe O'Brien, Ryan Busse and Kyle Schreiner won the school's first state track championship.

Ohio girls track roundup
        Colerain's 3,200 relay team ran with one goal Friday afternoon in the Division I state meet at Welcome Stadium: give Melissa Miller a chance to win the race.

N.Ky. wins five golds in track
        Joe Perkins almost didn't go out for the Holy Cross track team.
Kentucky boys track results | Kentucky girls track results

Kentucky state tennis roundup
        LEXINGTON — Covington Latin junior Miriam Rahali left the tennis court Friday with her stomach covered in clear tape and ice.

S P E C I A L S
Just like pigs in slop
It'd be a stretch to say the second Flying Pig Marathon was no sweat, but cool weather, a new course and a plethora of painted pigs made it festive.
Complete race results
Winners stories: • Men'sWomen'sWheelchair
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ballpark What's to like, dislike
The proposed Reds' ballpark does offer several innovations that advance the art of ballpark design, but other parts don't measure up.
New imagesWhat do you think?

ATP seeks new site
Cincinnati could lose one of the world's top tennis events unless it builds a new stadium with a retractable roof, more luxury boxes and more seats.
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New digs, new attitude
The Bengals marked the new millennium with a minicamp like none other: New practice fields by the river. New jerseys and team gear. The first day with Peter Warrick and the first without Carl Pickens.

Title renews NKU's dreams
Northern Kentucky University won a basketball game and so much more. Respect. Recognition. The right to dream new dreams.
NKU wins its first championship
NKU rally took a lot of heart
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St. X lands state title
St. Xavier's 63-54 victory in the Division I state championship game gave the Bombers their first state basketball championship.

Mason girls win state title
The Mason girls basketball team beat Pickerington 36-25 in the Division I state championship game at Columbus.
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Sparky will be Red forever
Although he won World Series in both cities and spent nearly two-thirds of his managerial career in Detroit, Sparky Anderson says he'll wear a Reds cap on his Hall of Fame plaque.
Sparky's election was slam dunk
Club celebrates for Sparky
McPhee waited 101 years

College football signings
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High school stars sign up
Check out the list of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Ky. athletes who signed with colleges last week. More coverage:
Girls reap soccer scholarships
Football recruits fill Division I

Newsmakers of the future
Want to know the future? Check out this list. We call it “21 to watch” — 21 rising stars in the fields of news, politics, business, arts and entertainment, food and sports for the 21st century.
21 to watch


50 Moments of magic
From the Big Red Machine to tiny Milan's miracle, Cincinnati's sports century is highlighted by these 50 moments.

Color the year Red
For Cincinnati sports fans, 1999 will be forever known as the year the Reds returned to prominence.
'99 In Review stories
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