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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 2, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba B2 BRANDON July 2002 Sports GOLF ROUNDUP Sorenstam earns sixth tour victory GALLOWAY If anyone wants to win the Womens Open this they better find a way to beat Annika Sorenstam gave all hopefuls some thing more to worry shooting a bogeyfree 5underpar 66 to post a threestroke victory on Sunday in the LPGA Tours ShopRite the final tuneup for the biggest event in womens The victory was the second in as many LPGA starts for her fourth in six events and sixth in 12 events this Add in the Australian Masters earlier this year and the Swede will clearly be the favourite in the Open at Prairie Dunes Country Club in This is why I have worked so This is what I Sorenstam Its a great run and I love The win was worth and it pushed her earnings this year to more than twice the amount of the tours 2 money earn er Se Ri She is really said runner up Kate who saw her chance to beat Sorenstam fall apart with bogeys on four of the last five She knows what she wants to do and does Sorenstam finished the event in the shadow of Atlantic Citys casinos with a 12underpar total of Pooley beats legend OWINGS The play off duel matched fivetime British Open winner Tom Watson against qualifier Don whose last big golf moment occurred in who earlier roared back from a fiveshot appeared des tined to add a Senior Open title to the Open crown he won 20 years But Pooley never backed down even if he did back away from sev eral key Pooley made a 10foot birdie Don Pooley makes putt on the fifth the winning playoff hole Sunday to end an epic clash with Pooley was poised to hit the poten tial winning putt before stepping He then returned to drain one of the most important shots of his Pooley stepped away from several putts down the but said it had nothing to do with being overwhelmed by the It wasnt that I was nervous my thoughts werent where I wanted he My mind was going in places where it shouldnt have been The firstplace cheque was his biggest since his last win on the the 1987 Hnatiuk falters badly Canadian Glen Hnatiuks first career PGA Tour victory will have to The 37yearold native of Selkirk seemed poised to earn the historic win entering the final round of the FedEx Jude Classic with a com manding fourshot But Hnatiuk carded a finalround 6overpar 77 to finish tied for 14th with a 12under 272 Len Mattiace won the tournament the second of his PGA Tour with a brilliant 7under 64 on Sunday for an 18under 266 total and a one stroke a fourtime winner on the had a rollercoaster final registering two six bogeys and a dou Despite making the turn at Hnatiuk still held a onestroke But a bogey at 13 and double bogey at 14 highlighted his He still earned Mattiace rallied from a sevenstroke deficit to start the final round to regis ter his second victo ry of the He also won the Nissan Open in Mattiace fin ished with an 18 underpar 266 total to capture the winners AP Brazilians back on coachs bandwagon RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilians returned to work yes terday happy but a little bit shaky from celebrating their soc cer teams 20 win over Germany in the World Cup or five time was splashed across the front page of most major The victory took many who until a few weeks ago had all but lost faith in the national by I couldnt stop crying after the game they the players brought us much cab driver Ulisses Costa Ribeiro The victory also silenced the bitter criticism of national team coach Luiz Felipe who many fans hated as much for his disciplined workmanlike approach to soccer as his failure to call up Vasco striker Romario for the World Romario said Scolari should remain as coach of the national and that he held no He Scolari faced a lot of difficulties and put up with a lot of especially for not putting me on the Romario But he defended his own ideas and at all times was coherent and this is one of the qualities of a win ASSOCIATED PRESS Ronaido left and Brazilian teammate Kleberson kisses the World Cup trophy Sunday Globo television featured a pair of newborn twins dressed in tiny yellow national team jerseys who were named Ronaldp and Rivaldo after the teams two leading President Fernando Henrique Cardoso declared the day the team returns from an optional allowing businesses and schools to choose whether they want to stay open or Associated Press Ronaido star of show BY BARRY WILNER Associated Press Japan Senegal wasnt supposed to beat The United States wasnt supposed to scare the soccer And mighty wasnt supposed to run off with the World It figures that in a tourna ment filled with soccers most accomplished country would be an unex pected winner of its fifth two more than any other But at the end of the first World Cup in Asia and first with cohosts there stood led by the revitalized What created a big difference was the individual quality of each and that at certain times was the factor that brought Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari Scolari was the mastermind of this Brazilian and he had to work harder than most coaches just to get the South Americans into the tour Plagued by injuries and dis Brazil nearly didnt make it through and was considered an outsider to the Spaniards and But while France was losing the opener to unheralded then going scoreless and out of the World Cup after three Brazil was winning its While Argentina was ousted right the Americans on the way to the quarterfinals for the first time since 1930 and the South Koreans com bined to knock out South enlivened by its red My great victory was to return to the to play to score BRAZILS RONALDO clad fans who stood and sang through out every match while millions watched on huge television screens in city won for the first time in six World Cup Then it eliminated Italy and Spain to get to the the best showing ever by an Asian in its first World Cup since also made a stunning surge into the But it lost twice to which ignored all the hubbub around it and sambaed into the title game against The run ended with a 10 loss to the coldly efficient Germans in the quar It was the best showing in a modern World The Americans see it as a building block for the 2006 tournament in a true bottomline also ended South Koreas dreams in the Like Germany was not a favourite this year despite a rich soccer history that includes three World Cup Injuries and indifferent per formances before the tournament made it a in the there stood the two most successful countries in soccer his towering above everyone was His two goals in the the only scores of the gave him a tourna menthigh the most since The 25yearold striker also has 12 in his World Cup tying the greatest player of them among The man who four years ago was ill and played poorly in a championship game loss to France then endured two years of knee injuries and opera tions turned the World Cup into his very own My great victory was to return to the to play to score Ronaido I believe that even if we had I had conquered my personal which was to play IN BRIEF Storm just misses gold REGINA The Wheat City Storm girls under12 soccer team placed sec ond at the Regina Soccerfest tourna ment over the Swift Current United topped the Storm on penalty kicks in Sundays The Storm had battled back from a 31 deficit to tie the game 33 at the end of Lisa Danielle Rocan and Courtney Baxter scored for the Roth shine Ryan Yuen and Gunther Roth scored two goals apiece to lead Huggys Royals to a 43 victory over the Fury last night in a Brandon Senior Mens Soccer League game at Canada Games John Ray and Mike White tallied for the who trailed 30 at the The Royals also scored an Manitoba drops final WINNIPEG The New Ulm Gold from Minnesota defeated the host Manitoba Youth Selects 62 yesterday in the final of the Canada Day Classic Scott Smook drove in both Manitoba runs with a The Manitoba development team fell 80 to the Saskatoon Cubs in the fifthplace The tournament was a tuneup for the Youth Selects as they prepare for the Baseball Canada Cup next month in Sun ASSOCIATED PRESS Wladimir Klitschko hammers Ray Mercer with a solid left Saturday night in Atlantic Klitschko wants shot at two Lewis crowns BYjOHNCURRAN Associated Press ATLANTIC Wladimir Klitschko might be head ed for better and Ray Mercer for boxing oblivion after their WBO heavyweight championship fight Saturday The 26yearold Klitschko retained his stopping Mercer in the sixth round of a scheduled Im ready for the big Klitschko I hope the next fight will be against Lennox who knocked out Mike Tyson earlier this holds the WBC and IBF an upandcoming Ukrainian knocked down Mercer in the first round and cut him in the using a powerful left jab that kept the rugged Mercer on the defensive In the Klitschko backed Mercer into the ropes and unloaded a hard right hand that snapped Mercers head back and seemed to take the fight out of Mercer 3051 moved to the other rope but when Klitschko unloaded another flurry of punches and the blood streamed down Mercers referee Randy Neumann stepped 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