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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba Bl JULY 2002 GOT A SPORTS TIP Call in local results tollfree to 18777865786 before 11 You can fax us at Email [email protected] SPORTS Beef Up For Summer Simply the best you can buy Bombs away i Major Leaguers blast 62 homers on Tuesday A record 62 home runs were hit in major league baseball Tuesday breaking the mark of 57 set April Jay Gibbons second homer of the night for Baltimore off Anaheims Scott Schoeneweis broke the Thats kind of a weird stat to Gibbons I didnt even know they kept The ball must have been travel ling well The hitters didnt stop after Los Angeles Eric Karros connected against Arizonas Greg Oaklands Olmedo Saenz hit a gamewin ning tworun shot against Minnesotas Eddie and Kansas Citys Mike Sweeney and Raul Ibanez homered off Seattles Kazuhiro Ibanezs homer was his second of the making him the record ninth player to hit at least two in a game The pre vious mark was on May Its cool you Ibanez I guess its a bigger deal to the fans and Were caught up playing the game and try ing to There were 30 homers hit in the American topped by a record tying 12 in Chicagos 179 victory over San Francisco and Colorado combined for 10 of the 32 homers in the NL in the Giants 185 win at Coors San Franciscos Damon Tsuyoshi Shinjo and Reggie Sanders each homered twice as the Giants became the 16th team to have three players with multi ple homers in a Barry who set the major league record with 73 last sea didnt hit Magglio Ordonez and Sandy Alomar of the Chicago White Detroits Dmitri Houstons Lance Berkman also homered Sammy Sosa hit his major leaguelead ing 28th homer for the Chicago one more than There were four grand slams hit by the Yankees Jorge Posada arid Montreals Fernando Placido Jim Edmonds and Albert Pujols homered in consecutive at bats for the Louis Cardinals in their 11 5 win over San Thome nears record NEW YORK Cleveland Indians slugger Jim Thome homered in his seventh straight game last leaving him one shy of the major league Thome hit a 32 pitch from David Wells over the fence in leftcentre with two outs in the seventh inning against the New York The solo shot gave Thome an ALleading 26 homers this season and cut Clevelands deficit to The Indians lost 118 to the The major league record for consecu tive games with a home run is shared by Ken Griffey when he was with Seattle Don Mattingly of the Yankees 1987 and Dale Long of Pittsburgh left off the AL allstar team by Yankees manager Joe can tie the record Thursday afternoon at Yankee Mike Mussina starts for New Thome set an Indians record Tuesday night by homering in his sixth consecutive a long drive off Roger Press Capriati bounced as Serena rolls on ASSOCIATED PRESS Serena Williams lets out a yell after defeating Slovakias Daniela Hantuchova yesterday at Williams will face Amelie who knocked off Jennifer Capriati in the England American Jennifer Capriati looked at the big drops falling from the slate eyed the chair and held up a palm as if to Why are we out here She went ahead and Double Another double Serve bro Concentration Out of sorts on a startstopstart day of her shoulder in Capriati couldnt summon the resolve that helped her win three major tides in the last 1 years and lost 62 to 9 Amelie Mauresmo of France in the Wimbledon tennis championship quar terfinals That snaps Capriatis tourhigh run of six straight Grand Slam semifinals and sends Mauresmo to a final four encounter Thursday with French Open champion Serena Williams of the The 2seeded Williams had 10 aces and 20 other unreturned serves in overwhelming Slovakias Daniela Hantuchova 62 in another quarter final with no continuity thanks to rain Ten aces Williams said looking at a stat in what could be construed as a she added For theres always room for I havent got any where close to my If she wins her Williams will move up to 1 in the rankings for the first overtaking sister Venus no matter what else happens in the tour The other semifinal has the twotime defending against 6 Justine Henin of Belgium in a rematch of the 2001 They both won in straight sets In the only other match finished yes 1996 champion Richard Krajicek of the Netherlands completed a 67 76 67 76 64 vic tory over Australian Mark Philippoussis to make the They entered the day at two sets and Krajicek broke serve in the very first game yester just the third break of the Briton Tim Henmans quarterfinal against Andre Sa of Brazil was halted because of rain after he won the open ing set It will resume when the other quarters start 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia 18 Sjeng Schalken of the Krajicek Belgiums Xavier and 22 Nicolas Lapentti of Ecuador 28 David Nalbandian of If each Williams wins they would meet in an allinthefamily major final for the third time in 10 For the first time in a Capriati wont stand in the Press Phillips makes case for Als defence BY DAN RALPH Canadian Press TORONTO The way Lawrence Phillips sees the Montreal Alouettes offence owes its defence Tim Strickland returned a fumble 26 yards for a touchdown as Montreal forced five turnovers converting three into TDs to defeat Toronto 2812 yesterday and spoil the Argonauts CFL home Our defence kept us in the said who rushed for a gamehigh 90 yards and scored a They bent but didnt break and bailed our offence out of a lot of My hats off to Strickland registered the final stripping Argos backup Michael Bishop of the ball and recovering it before rum bling into the end zone at of the fourth to send most of the SkyDome gathering of to the Sam Zanders fumble at the Montreal threeyard line proved to be the games turning That set up Anthony Calvillos 53 yard touchdown pass to Ben Cahoon at of the second which capped an impressive seven play march that put Montreal ahead to That was a big part of the said Montreal coach Don So was the departure of Toronto starter Stanley a former Alouette who boldly predicted an Argos win against his former Jackson suffered a knee injury on the second play of the game after being hit by Montreal defensive tackle Ed Despite being flagged for unnecessary roughness on the Philion said he CANADIAN PRESS Ben Cahoon of the Alouettes bobbles a pass as Clifford Ivory of the Argonauts provides the didnt intentionally hurt There was nothing I could I was getting pushed down by two guys and he stepped up into the Philion We talked on the field and Stanley knows it wasnt That forced Bishop into the game and Montreal continually pressured the CFL Bishop showed flashes of bril completing 10 of 20 passes for 142 yards and rushing for 64 but also had an interception and fumble as Torontos offence struggled to establish any Obviously I wish Bishop had the ben efit of experience going into that situa said Argos head coach Gary But thats how stars are My thoughts are that Bishop is going to be a Its exciting to watch New Neepawa holes open to rave reviews The Neepawa golf course expansion has lived up to its advanced The golf club held a grandopening event on Sunday when 157 golfers teed it up to celebrate the addition of nine new The new holes have actually been open for a little over two weeks and so far the reviews have been very The comments so far have been said club president Don Schmall We realize its going to take a year or so before it gets up to its Everybody loves the layout and the elevation The revamped course has gained the seal of approval from Manitoba Golf Association president George We want to showcase this he said Sunday after playing the revamped Whats nice about this is it gives us another place where we can host events such as the rural The new holes are divided between the front and back Holes four through seven on the front nine are The remaining new holes run from 11 16 on the Perhaps most memorable among the new holes are numbers7 and both of which feature shots off elevated tees that offer impressive Hole13 in particular offers a decision right off the A 394yard par four from the back it offers two differ ent routes to the green a 200225 yard carry over the water off the tee or a layup to the right which gives you a long second but a better look at the Schmall said the new nine is going to benefit the region for years to I think its a huge asset for the com munity he I think its going to attract a lot of Say Thavisone and Russell both of led the pack at Shilo Tuesday in a qualifying event for the Manitoba Golf Associations mens ama teur Thavisone and Wiebe both shot The top Westman qualifier was Bobby Purvis of Wheat City who shot a fol GREEN SPACE lowed by clubmate Steven Martins who posted an Restons Tyler Henderson qualified for the Manitoba amateur at Warrens South Interlake golf a mem ber of the University of Manitoba golf who is now a member at South shot an 82 to finish 11 strokes behind leader Tyler Mancini of Pine The mens amateur championship will be held July 1619 at Rossmere and the Steinbach FlyIn The mens amateur comes on the heels of two other big provincial the Manitoba Ladies Golf Associations amateur and senior championships July 810 at Breezy Bend and the provincial junior championships July 912 at Sandy Hook and The field for the womens champi onship includes Brianna Souter of Competitors in the junior girls cham pionship include Brandonites Kaitlin Troop and Brittany Piche Purvis and Henderson are two of the three competitors hailing from the Westman region who have qualified for the junior mens championship and the mens Wheat Citys Brad Palmer is the 1111 The Clear Lake Golf Camp still has some openings for two summer The camps run from July 1517and22 Golfers get instruction from a staff led by Deer Ridge professional Chris Kading each day from 10 to followed by a round at Elkhorn Resort in the after The cost per session is For more information call Perry Kalynuk at 848 FREE University hockey alumni had a great week on the Former Bobcats Myles Hubbard and Mike Baranyk both recorded aces last Baranyk shot a holeinone at the parthree 13th at the Wheat City with a 5 while Hubbard marked a one on the scorecard after his 3iron shot at the 180 yard eighth hole at Shilo Barry Allum notched a holeinone at the parthree 98 yard second hole yesterday at Glen Tomorrows WaUis Agencies Mixed Two Ball tournament at Glenboro still has a few The entry fee is per team of two and there will he shotgun starts tomorrow at 9 1 and Call WaUis Agencies at 8272009 to register The Glenboro Senior Mens golf tournament is set for There will be a shotgun start at 10 and the entry fee is This weeks Canada Senior Open at will feature two Manitoba Brandons Dan Halldorson will be joined at the event by former Winnipegger Wayne Rob Henderson is a Sun sports He can be reached by phone at 5717386 orbye mail at [email protected] Ffcji n avvysr TUB CITY SENIOR Simplot plays Huggys in a Houstons Senior B game at 7 at Kinsmen A couple of interlocking games are slated for Westbran Souris plays the Expos at and takes on Sports Excellence at National Exchange takes on the Mavericks and the Native Sons face Barnacles in Brandon Commercial Mens League action at at Curran AAA HOCKEY CHALLENGE The annual summer international hockey featuring play ers born in runs all day at the Keystone and Sportsplex ;