The Cincinnati Enquirer
Tuesday, September 19, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 262
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REDS 7, GIANTS 1
Osvaldo Fernandez victimized his former team with his third career complete game, allowing only four hits.
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Covington Catholic grad Nate Dusing will bring home a silver medal after his U.S. teammates finished second in the 800-meter freestyle relay Tuesday. Check Cincinnati.com/olympics for Paul Daugherty's reports, coverage of the 12 Tristate athletes, and the latest news and results from Associated Press.

PREP FOOTBALL REPORT
About 35,000 people saw Elder knock off Highlands in the first prep game at Paul Brown Stadium Saturday. Many got in free when ticket booths couldn't handle the huge walkup and police opened the gates. Click here for coverage of all of the weekend's games.

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Sports Headlines for  Tuesday, September 19, 2000

Bengals run game going nowhere
        The Bengals' failure to run the ball has had a ripple effect on the entire team.

Coslet: At least defense 'decent'
        Bengals coach Bruce Coslet on Monday credited the defense for keeping the entire team in Sunday's 0 loss at Jacksonville.

Ravens regroup for Bengals
        OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens have been humbled.

Cowboys 27, Redskins 21
        LANDOVER, Md. — Troy Aikman might not get his job back as the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback. Washington's Brad Johnson may not keep his.

Dusing wins silver for swim relay
        SYDNEY — Nate Dusing will bring home a silver medal after his U.S. teammates finished second behind Australia's world-record beaters in the men's 800-meter freestyle relay Tuesday.

DAUGHERTY ONLINE: Australia ain't what it's cracked up to be
        SYDNEY — Online Man can't find a Foster's. He is downtown by the famous harbor, at the Orient Hotel bar, in a neighborhood full of pubs selling oceans of beer.

DAUGHERTY: Air rifle? For 2 weeks, it's in our sights
        SYDNEY — At the Olympics, I think shooting would be better if the shooters shot the equestrians. It would really be better if they sent 100 medal-dreaming shooters into the woods for an hour, with a couple hundred rounds each. The three that walked out would get the medals.

Bearcats look for winning edge
        Having failed to pull off the huge upset at Wisconsin last Saturday, the University of Cincinnati Bearcats already have begun the soul-searching to find out why.

UC's Molony invited to ITA Clay Court
        Cincinnati Bearcats senior Kara Molony is one of 64 players invited to the National Intercollegiate Clay Court Championship Thursday through Sunday in Pikesville, Md.

Griffey still idled
        SAN FRANCISCO — Reds center fielder Ken Griffey Jr. missed his seventh consecutive game Monday, still bothered by a partial tear in his left hamstring.

Collins looking elsewhere for job
        SAN FRANCISCO — The exodus of manager Jack McKeon's staff hasn't begun yet, but at least one coach is pounding on the exit door.

REDS NOTEBOOK
        SAN FRANCISCO — Intent on emphasizing discipline among Reds minor leaguers, Tim Naehring, the organization's new farm director, will institute a tougher grooming policy.

Colerain, Indian Hill top polls
        Colerain was ranked No.5 in The Enquirer's preseason Division I high school football poll and Indian Hill No.6 in Division II-IV. But both have climbed to the top four weeks into the season.

Moeller likely top team on computer
        When the first Harbin Computer Rankings are released today by the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Moeller will hold down the No.1 spot in Division I.

Highlands still No.1 in Ky. poll
        Highlands' first loss of the season didn't cose the team the No.1 spot in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football poll.

Elder-Highlands game should turn profit
        FORT THOMAS — If Highlands High School Principal George Frakes could do Saturday all over again, he would have had every ticket window at Paul Brown Stadium open before his school's football game against Elder High School.

N.Ky. high school results

Ohio high school results

Cooper can feel Paterno's pain
        COLUMBUS — John Cooper can relate to Joe Paterno.

Kentucky turns its focus to Florida
        LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky coach Hal Mumme didn't have much time to savor his team's dramatic 41-34 come-from-behind victory over Indiana on Saturday.

S P E C I A L S

Fan sues Bengals over season tickets
A season-ticket holder sued the Bengals and Hamilton County on Friday because he received less expensive and more remote seats than the ones he claims he paid for in Paul Brown Stadium.

Pall Bearer Stadium
Paul Brown must be turning over in his grave after the Bengals stunk up their new stadium in Sunday's 24-7 loss to the Browns.
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Get the rundown on your favorite team - and all 95 teams in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky - at Enquirer.com/prepfootball.

Ky. Speedway sets pace
Kentucky Speedway has been setting attendance records in its first season and has a chance to establish an Indy Racing League milestone this weekend at the Bluegrass State's first Indy car race.

Griffey, Brennaman clash
Marty Brennaman and Ken Griffey Jr. had a blowup in the clubhouse, with Griffey taking offense at the broadcaster's criticism and Brennaman responding, "I was here before you and I'll be here after you."

Tristate sending 11 to Sydney
Dante Craig has 24 more nights to dream his golden dreams. Then it gets real for all 11 athletes with Cincinnati ties who are going to the Olympics.

Two gymnasts make Olympics
Morgan White won a berth on the six-member U.S. teams following the trials in Boston last weekend. Alyssa Beckerman will go as an alternate.

Opening night in photos
Check out a gallery of photos from Saturday night's first game at Paul Brown Stadium.
Complete Bengals coverage at Cincinnati.com/bengals

Stadium opens with bang
With a blast of fireworks and a jet-fighter flyby, Paul Brown Stadium, for years a political football and a symbol of riverfront revitalization, fulfilled its true purpose Saturday.

'Pretty sweet deal'
The Bengals have one of the most generous stadium leases in the NFL, an Enquirer analysis shows.

Thanks, come again
So many people came to the stadium open house - upwards of 100,000 - that Bengals and county officials are planning another.

Huggins turns down Clippers
Explaining he wants “to finish what I started,” UC coach Bob Huggins said Monday night he rejected an offer to become head coach of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers.
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Hall of Fame Special
Four Reds legends went into the Baseball Hall of Fame July 23, making it one of the sweetest days in the rich history of baseball's first professional team. Check our special coverage.

Great American Ball Park
Carl Lindner's insurance company will pay about $75 million over 30 years for naming rights to the new Reds ballpark.
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UC's Kenyon Martin broke down in tears as he was selected first in the NBA draft by the Nets. DerMarr Johnson was picked sixth by the Hawks. Pete Mickeal was the 58th and last pick by the Mavs, then was traded to the Knicks.

Hail to the champions
Reds fans cheered their heroes from the Big Red Machine while the team honored their exiled star with a rose on third base.
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