Friday, February 27, 2004

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More Hall of Fame rejection for Rose

Pete Rose was shut out again by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. Rose, who in January admitted he bet on baseball, did not receive the minimum of 12 votes from the 16-member committee.

Pilgrim loses UC scholarship

Mike Pilgrim has lost his basketball scholarship at the University of Cincinnati. UC coach Bob Huggins said on his WLW-AM radio show Thursday night that Pilgrim remains enrolled at UC and is attending class but is no longer on scholarship. Pilgrim, a 6-foot-7 forward from Purcell Marian High School and Brewster (N.H.) Academy, suffered a hairline fracture in his foot during the preseason and was redshirted but hasn't been seen around the team in weeks.

Bill Koch

Xavier tickets still available

Xavier University has tickets remaining for its final two home games, against Duquesne on Saturday and George Washington on Wednesday. Tickets are $19 each and are available at the Cintas Center ticket office at (513) 745-3411 or TicketMaster outlets. The first 3,000 fans Wednesday will receive a Romain Sato growth chart.

Moeller gym gets USA Today honor

USA Today named Moeller High School one of the best places to watch a prep basketball game. Moeller was included in the Nos. 11-20 list. The only other Ohio school mentioned was Canton McKinley. Of Moeller, the newspaper wrote, "Digital Jumbotrons and an unparalleled noise level."

MND's Thomas on WBCA team

Mount Notre Dame senior Mel Thomas is one of 20 players selected to the annual Women's Basketball Coaches Association high school All-America Team.

Thomas will play in the WBCA All-America game April 3 in New Orleans, site of the NCAA women's Final Four. Thomas, a 5-9 guard, is averaging 21 points a game.

Tom Groeschen




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Daugherty: A (wretched) league of their own

BOXING
Olympic dreams within grasp of Tristate fighters

BENGALS
Don't count out Dillon deal yet

UC BEARCATS
UC has control of its destiny

PREP SPORTS
Frustration mars local divers' quests
ONLINE EXTRA: Hill takes second place diving honors
Pandas looking to join elite, not just compete
Ludlow prepares for No. 1 CovCath
Ky. Players of the Year
St. X could surprise
Parity marks district field
Cooper leaves Sycamore for Lakota West
Ohio Players of the Year
Scott's Liska starts strong
Orr-less Lancers victorious
Moeller in distant second
Badin girls knock off Kings
Rebels elude Eagles' upset bid
Prep schedule, results

COLLEGE SPORTS
More mature Hawkins key to Wildcats' success
NKU men survive at host Bellarmine
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