SPORTS NEWS FOR MONDAY, MAY 24, 2004|
is right up lefty Flesch's alley
Northern Kentuckian Steve Flesch lost focus when he realized he had a two-stroke
lead with two holes to play at the Colonial. That lapse cost him a stroke, but
not his second PGA Tour win.
Guarantees were in vogue Sunday at the Eastern Conference
finals, Rasheed Wallace again promising that the Detroit Pistons will defeat
the Indiana Pacers in Game 2.
helps Wolves even series
Even without injured Sam Cassell, the Minnesota Timberwolves had the
energy and attitude to even the Western Conference finals.
baseball districts, plus track regionals on tap
Now that Campbell County has won the slow-pitch softball title, district play
begins in fast-pitch softball and baseball, while track enters the regional level.
in three sports; state tennis tourney starts
The high school baseball, softball and track postseasons enter regional play
this week, while the boys' tennis state tournament gets underway.
grad Parker qualifies for Athens Games in air rifle
Jason Parker has shot his way back to the Olympics. The Xavier University graduate,
the reigning world champion and world record-holder in 10-meter air rifle, finished
Sunday as the top scorer in the three-day air rifle competition at the Olympic
Shooting Trials in Fort Benning, Ga. He totaled 1,989 points; he and runner-up
Matt Emmons (1,985) qualified.
Stewart shows up at Indy
Tony Stewart's push to make this year's Indianapolis 500 started as a
joke. It ended Sunday with Stewart standing in a white driver's suit on pit road,
determined to return to Indianapolis next May. "I want to be in it more than
you can imagine right now," Stewart said of this year's race.