SPORTS NEWS FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2004
No. 3 St. X tops No. 2 Elder in 2OT
You could say Elder ran out of miracles. More accurately, you can say Elder ran into a fiercely determined St. Xavier football team Friday night.
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Honeymoon might be over for Lewis
The Bengals practiced Friday, wrapping up a week in which coach Marvin Lewis' Cincinnati honeymoon might have ended.
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Dunn connects for 46th home run
Even when Adam Dunn is bad, he is good. He's the kind of guy to keep a dugout loose and laughing.
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Larkin's future still cloudy

Bearcats must avoid giving up the big play
Watson Brown's offense was known as Air Watson when he coached at the University of Cincinnati in 1983.

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OHIO PREPS
Trojans ride trio of backs to win
Glen Este threw running back after running back after running back at Anderson on Friday night, and the Redskins didn't have an answer.


4th-quarter rally wins it
Norwood came into Friday night's contest at Kings with designs on the Knights' Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal division crown.

Friday's other Ohio games
Senior running back Daniel Barnes scored three touchdowns and rushed for 115 yards on 28 carries to lead Moeller to a 33-14 victory over La Salle in a Greater Catholic League-South game at La Salle.

Q&A: 'Andy Mac' still sports voice
Legendary radio broadcaster Andy MacWilliams, 55, has called a variety of sports since arriving in Cincinnati in 1975 as play-by-play voice of the old Cincinnati Stingers hockey team. He has done UC and Xavier basketball and was sports director at WLW-AM radio.

KENTUCKY PREPS
Cougars clobber Camels
As time ticked away in Conner's game at Campbell County on Friday the Cougars' first-team defense rested comfortably on the sidelines and watched the Camels drive down the field.


Rebels roll over Eagles
The Boone County Rebels manhandled Scott from start to finish and beat the Eagles 58-14 behind running back Brett Kaiser's five-touchdown performance.

Preston's 4 TD passes lead way
After scoring only 21 total points in its first two games, Dixie Heights has been on a roll offensively, averaging 42 points a game in its past three victories.

Top-ranked Bluebirds shake off slow start
CRESTWOOD - Finding itself in a tough battle in the first half, Highlands, No. 1 in the Enquirer Northern Kentucky coaches' poll, dominated the second half to beat South Oldham 42-0 Friday.

Ryle rolls 'Dogs
The Ryle Raiders, ranked No. 7 in the Enquirer Northern Kentucky coaches' poll, had a strong defensive effort and needed only one big play on offense to roll over visiting Holmes 28-7.

Kentucky's other Friday games
Holy Cross had 36 rushes for 268 total yards, 10 of 21 completions for 144 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception.

Q and A: NewCath's Bob Schneider and Beechwood's Mike Yeagle
Beechwood and Newport Central Catholic meet today in one of the state's best annual meetings between Class A teams. In fact, the meetings between the Thoroughbreds and Tigers are usually semiannual. They've met each other in the playoffs in each of the last four seasons and the state finals have featured one of the two teams in 13 of the last 14 years.

BASEBALL
Suzuki sets major league record for hits in a season
SEATTLE - Ichiro Suzuki set the major league record for hits in a season with 258, breaking George Sisler's 84-year-old mark with a pair of singles Friday night.


Angels, Guillen reach deal on suspension
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Outfielder Jose Guillen and the Anaheim Angels have reached a financial settlement to resolve the grievance filed after the team recently suspended him without pay.

NL: Cubs watch as season slips away
CHICAGO - Pitcher Mike Hampton homered off Kerry Wood and the Atlanta Braves sent the collapsing Chicago Cubs to the verge of wild-card elimination, holding on for a 5-4 win Friday.

AL: Angels thump A's, take West lead
OAKLAND, Calif. - Bartolo Colon dominated in seven sharp innings while pitching on three days' rest for the third time in his career, and No. 9 hitter Alfredo Amezaga had a grand slam that put Anaheim one game away from the AL West title.

NFL
Even some top tight ends underachieve
Get over here, Shockey! You too, Boo! Hey, you look me in the eye when I'm talking to you, Dallas! The three of you should be ashamed of yourselves. Don't you realize what you've been doing to poor fantasy football owners all across the country? I mean, zero touchdowns among the three of you? Zero? You cannot be serious!


Ravens' Lewis negotiating plea in drug case
ATLANTA - Lawyers for Jamal Lewis are in plea negotiations with federal prosecutors in the Baltimore Ravens running back's drug conspiracy case, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Friday.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Undefeated No. 7 Buckeyes hardly scare Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. - Two years ago, Northwestern was on its way to a 3-9 mark that would include one win in the Big Ten, while Ohio State was headed for an undefeated season and its fourth national championship.


It's been a while for 'Cats
COLUMBUS - Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel was a senior at Berea High School the last time it happened. Two members of his OSU staff weren't even born yet and a couple others were just toddlers.

Kentucky dreams of IU-like offense
LEXINGTON - In what Kentucky is billing as a "throwback" game, complete with old-fashioned jerseys and helmets, the Wildcats hope they can turn back the clock two weeks when they host Ohio today.

This isn't your father's Purdue-Irish series
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Purdue-Notre Dame rivalry ain't what it used to be.

Thomas More needs Santillo
It became evident quite early that Cathy Santillo would rewrite Thomas More's soccer record book.


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