Friday, May 28, 2004

Sports briefs



Multi-game tickets on sale this week

Bengals single-game preseason tickets and multi-game packages will go on sale Wednesday. Ticket packages allow fans to hold the same seat for two games. Prices range from $80-$120 per person. The packages are: Miami (Sept. 19) and Dallas (Nov. 7); Baltimore (Sept. 26) and Denver (Oct. 25, Monday night); Pittsburgh (Nov. 21) and the Giants (Dec. 26); and Cleveland (Nov. 28) and Buffalo (Dec. 19). Tickets for the Bengals' two preseason games at Paul Brown Stadium (Aug. 21 against New England and Sept. 3 against Indianapolis) also can be purchased individually Wednesday. Prices range from $40-$60. Sales will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday; call 621-8383 or (866) 621-8383. Group tickets and regular-season single-game tickets will go on sale later.

Mark Curnutte

XU rifler misses in prone event

Xavier grad Jason Parker failed to qualify for the Olympics in the 50-meter prone rifle event, placing 18th in the three-day competition that finished Thursday at the Olympic Shooting Trials in Fort Benning, Ga. Parker already has secured an Olympic spot in air rifle (10 meters), in which he qualified first.

Neil Schmidt

XU baseball coach resigns

After 12 seasons at Xavier, the last six at .500 or worse, baseball coach John Morrey resigned Thursday. Xavier finished this season 16-38, a .296 winning percentage, the worst in Morrey's 25 years of college coaching. His all-time record at Xavier was 287-371-2; he was 861-720-2 overall.




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Pettitte has muscle strain in forearm

BENGALS
Watson trying to show he can cut it in backfield

PREP SPORTS
CovCath in position at state tennis
Harrison meets Moeller, 11 years later
Storms disrupt regional schedule
Comets look like state contenders
Preps schedule, results

TENNIS
Though far from flawless, Williamses still advance

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Get in-line for some fun at Sawyer Point

AUTO RACING
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