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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2B HERALDZEITUNG Sunday August 6 2000 Last day of camp CHRIS PACEHeraldZeitung Eighth and ninth graders practice during Cougarette bas ketball camp on Friday at Canyon High School Jones sets record cashes in BY STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer LONDON AP Marion Jones continues her haul around Europe The 24yearold American who hopes to win an unprecedented five gold medals in the Sydney Olympics picked up Saturday from the organizers of the British Grand Prix for clocking seconds the fastest time at 100 meters this season Earlier in the week a windaided was worth a diamond valued at at a meet in Stockholm I think five is possible if I stay healthy and happy you guys look Jones said I still have a few things to iron but it feels good Its important not to be tired when Sydney comes around I would be fresh and ready to Jones who didnt long jump here her weakest event said she will jump twice before Sydney Then after a meet Aug 11 in Zurich Switzerland shell return home for a 10day rest before running in Brussels and Berlin in her last Olympic tuneups Defending Olympic champion Allen Johnson continued his comeback after a year of injury taking the 110 high hurdles in a slow Johnson has beaten all his major rivals in the last six weeks except Britains Colin Jackson the defending world champion He missed Saturdays meet with a recurring ham string injury I just wanted to be technically sound and I feel like I did Johnson said The time wasnt as good as Id like but I won and its RECORD SETTER WHAT track and field star Marion Jones set record in 100 meters earning her a bonus WHERE British Grand Prix London cool with me I feel like Im ready for the Olympics right In addition to Jones three others also got bonuses for the best world perfor mances of the season Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco the worlds best middledistance runner clocked in 3 minutes seconds in the mile the eighthfastest ever It was the fifthfastest mile of his life but well off his world record of In the womens Ayelech Worku of Ethiopia picked up the bonus by running the top time in the world this season The previous best was by American Regina Jacobs In a highjump best of the season Vyacheslav Voronin of Russia cleared 7 feet inches Canadas Bruny Sunn won the 100 meters in But the fastest time of the day in that event went to 17yearold Briton Mark Lewis Francis who clocked a personal best of in the socalled B race In an upset Violeta Szekely beat fellow Romanian Gabriela Szabo to in the a slight glitch as Szabo prepares to double in the and in Sydney She is the defending Olympic silver medalist at and twotime defending world cham pion at American Sandra Glover won the 400meter hurdles taking the lead early and clocking well off her worldbest this season of Olympic champion Deon Hemmings of Jamaica was third in American Angelo Taylor who also has the top time in the world this year at took the 400 hurdles in In the mens 400 Greg Haughton of Jamaica won in nipping Mexicos world bronze medalist Alejandro Cardenas in Briton Mark Richardson running his first race since British officials lifted his doping ban last month was third in an Olympicqualifying his first race since September The womens long jump went to Ukraines Inessa Kravets with a leap of 228 Iva Prandzheva of Bulgaria and Dawn Burrell of the United States were at 225 Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia won the in well off his world record of American Nick Hysong won the pole vault in at 190 with secondplace Tim Lobinger of Germany clearing the same height In the major meet disappointment Australias Cathy Freeman the twotime defending world champion and 1996 Olympic silver medalist withdrew from the 400 with what she called a slight hamstring Wells wins 17th Jays dump Rangers TORONTO AP David Wells doesnt want to think about win ning the Cy Young Award He just wants to keep the Toronto Blue Jays in contention Wells became the first 17game in the major leagues this season and Tony Batista hit his AL leading 33rd home run Saturday as the Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 85 Winning the Cy Young Award From 1B one with a squad of allstars when the was still in college was more specific about what the team needs to do in the months ahead Were going to have to do bet ter on the he said Weve got to be able to win on the road weve got to be consistent on offense Thats an area where we have not been as good as we have been AIKMAN The Cowboys who are official ly the home team at the Dome were I 7 on the road this past sea son Unlike the Cowboys whose eight games abroad make them the most international in the NFL the Falcons will make their debut outside America That might be to Atlantas advantage The Cowboys have something of an outofcountry jinx going with a 061 record in their games abroad so far And though this is a first for the Falcons coach Dan Reeves is no stranger to foreign audiences He coached Denver in Tokyo in 1990 London in 1987 and Berlin in 1992 and took the Giants to Berlin in 1994 Football is such a big part of our country and its something to see people in other parts of the world get excited about our team and our he said Just how excited the Japanese will get remains to be seen how ever Though the early American Bowls here played to sellout or near sell out crowds attendance dropped from a peak of more than in 1992 to just more than in 1996 and in 1998 NFL officials said the game was not a sellout as of late Saturday but they did not have exact fig ures Those fans who had bought tickets didnt get them cheaply fickets ranged from yen about for VIP seats to yen about for the cheapest spots in the stands means nothing to me at this Wells said I dont want to give it any The Blue Jays closed within 4 games of the firstplace New York Yankees in the AL East Every win is crucial Wells said Hopefully well get some help from some other Wells 174 allowed just one run before Rusty Greers threerun double with two outs in the sev enth He allowed eight hits in seven innings struck out five and walked one improving to 22 in five starts since the AllStar break Wells needs one more win to match his career high set with the Yankees in 1998 He mixed it up a lot and thats why hes one of the best pitchers in the the Rangers Royce Clayton said Two DAYS GREAT PRICES ALL WEEK LONG Happy 60 Life is Good Love From The Wild Bunch Ml WARRANTY 1MOOMU WARRANTY 35AOOMU WARRANTY ANY SIZE LISTED P175ffOR13 I STEEL IBLACfCVKALf MILE WARRANTY MILE WARRANTY I MILE WARRANTY 7oes Milt WAIIHAMTY Mill WARRANTY THE HUNTING CAMP FREE CAMMO TSHIRT with purchase of a SHOTGUN AUGUST SPECIAL SALE ENDS SEPTEMBER 9 2000 1630 Hwv 81 6293528 YMMETRY I PILOT H4 I LTX MILE WARRANTY I205HOHR15 TIRES fyfHEEU WHEELS 4 15X7 WHITE SPOKE TREAD DESIGN MAY VARY 4 23W5R15AU SEASON RADIALS 4 15X7 CHROME STOKE TREAD DESIGN MAY VARY WHEELS 4 ALL SEASON RADIALS AMERICAN EAGLE 24 TREAD DESIGN HAY VARY STORE HOURS SAT Layaways 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