Sunday, March 7, 2004
Long Schott: Did anyone else notice the biggest upset in local high school sports Tuesday, the same day Marge Schott died? St. Bernard over eighth-ranked Lockland 46-39 in boys' basketball. No kiddin'.
What's up with that?
Baseball commissioner Bud Selig released the following statement on Schott's passing: "... Marge had a true affection for the game, her ball club and her city. Marge inherited the Cincinnati Reds from her husband and turned it into a World Series winner in 1990."
Actually, her husband, Charlie, was dead when she purchased the team in 1984, but we're pretty sure Marge could appreciate the irony of the commissioner sticking his foot in his mouth over her passing.
At last week's Accenture Match Play Championship, Davis Love III refused to continue playing his match with Tiger Woods until a heckler was removed from the gallery. The heckler was dressed in Woods apparel and repeatedly yelled "No Love" during the match.
Despite the distraction, no one was injured, and Woods summarily beat Love 3 and 2.
Webb of trouble
Chris Webber was ineligible when he won three state basketball championships at Detroit Country Day School. He went on to be ineligible as a member of two of Michigan's Final Four teams, then pled guilty to criminal contempt in July after being charged with lying to a grand jury. Is anyone else wondering how C-Webb didn't end up at UNLV?
Get out your No. 2 pencil
The University of Georgia took criticism this week after a final exam administered by former assistant basketball coach Jim Harrick Jr. was released to the media. The questions on the "Coaching Principles and Strategies of Basketball" test included how many goals are on a basketball court and how many points a 3-point shot is worth.
The kicker, reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution this week: Basketball players in the class didn't take the final.
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RedHawks gain 3rd seed
No. 5 Mississippi St. 82, Alabama 81 (OT)
Washington 75, No. 1 Stanford 62
Marquette 81, No. 25 Louisville 80
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Racers earn 5th NCAA berth in 8 years
Xavier women bow out of Atlantic 10 Tournament
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Turpin wins first sectional title since 1992
Chiodi's buzzer-beater downs Bluebirds
Badin girls upset Kenton Ridge
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State hockey: Talawanda falls to St. Ed
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