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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 23, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba B2 BRANDON June 2002 Sports TBirds set to make use of Hart attack BY ROB HENDERSON Brandon Sun Allan Hart might just turn out to be a diamond in the rough for the University of British Columbia volleyball the Brandon Sun athlete of the has committed to the UBC Thunderbirds for the fall and the Neepawa product is looking forward to the It is a whole new said the 18 yearold side Im excited just to be able to make that next Coming from youre not playing at the highest high school I just feel lucky that I was able to be noticed and be able to move on to that next Despite cutting his teeth in rural ATHLETE OP THE WEEK Hart was hardly an At least a halfdozen univer sities showed interest in him before he settled on Al has tremendous potential to play at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport said Thunderbirds coach Dale pointing out Harts 6foot5 height and excellent jumping I know that he is going to turn a lot of heads as his career develops as a Hart has been a standout for the Neepawa Tigers volleyball and basket ball In fact hoops were Harts first love until he realized his potential in volley Ive played basketball since I was in Grade he My bread and butter was I used to love But ever since about Grade 10 Ive been concentrating more and more on volleyball and found that Im fitted better for going on to play at a higher level in Hart played for the provincial juve nile volleyball team last summer but wont get the chance again this year as he is just a few weeks too old for the pro He has also played in national cham pionships the last two years with the Assiniboine Community College Cougars club teams as a juvenile in 2001 and as a junior this While Hart lost some playing time to more experienced teammates at the junior he said the experience should benefit him as he prepares for university It was a good experience to play at that high said who hopes to get into the business program at UBC after a year of I was competing against players who are playing college right so it was an eyeopener thats for Even practicing with those guys really helped a You get a better feel for the game at that high ALLAN HART Koreans make World Cup semifinals ASSOCIATED PRESS Senegals Lamine Diatta and Turkeys Hakan Sukur both miss heading the ball during quarterfinal action yesterday at the FIFA World The first World Cup of soccer in Asia has the first Asian Cohost South Korea reached the last four by beating Spain 53 in a penalty Shootout after 120 scoreless minutes yes terday before an ecstatic home Then Turkey made sure there would not be a first African It needed only four minutes of extra time to beat newcomer Senegal 10 on late substitute Dhan Mansizs golden goal in the 94th The whose only other World Cup appearance ended in the first round in barely survived the first round this and then eliminated cohost Japan before edging Next the Turks play fourtime champion a team that beat them 21 in the first round on a dis puted South Korea plays three time winner Germany on Tuesday for a place in the Back in people streamed out of shops and singing Champion waving and showering each other with confetti and red rose Everybody in Turkish football put in a great Right now we are living one of the most important days and I congratulate my Turkish coach Senol Gunes We did what we wanted to We controlled the but we missed a lot of he Four fans were killed and eight oth ers injured in traffic accidents in the cities of Mersin and Izmit as cheering fans drove through in convoys of Some 50 minor traffic accidents were reported in Ankara during the celebra television At least 11 people were injured across Turkey by stray bullets fired in the air during the the Anatolia news agency None of the injuries was The Koreans had never won a match in five World Cups before this More dreams have come said Guus the Dutch coach hired to try to ensure that the Koreans wouldnt be the first host country eliminated in the first Their unexpected run to the semifinals has been he It was yet another setback for which last reached the final four in 1950 and carries a reputation as an under Offsides cost the Spaniards two and a judgment that the ball had been dribbled out of bounds cost anoth In the 10th minute of extra Fernando Morientes shot rebounded off a goal We expected the officiating to be This was a quarterfinal match after Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho When they reached the quarter the Koreans already were cele brating as if they had won the World Only one other Asian nation had advanced that far rival North Korea in Before thinking about the first we would like to have a little glass of Hiddink said at the end of his second consecutive World Cup quarterfinal He led the Dutch team to the semifinals four years ago in whistles firecrack ers erupted and millions of redclad South Koreans danced and chanted in cities across the SEE LEE GOAL PAGE B3 I Bombers finding holes in OLine Ritchie says changes are necessary BY SCOTT EDMONDS Canadian Press WINNIPEG They were the class of the Canadian Football League last year but the 2002 Winnipeg Bombers are still a big question mark less than a week before their first game of the new A team that started training camp with what seemed only a handful of major holes to fill has found the gaps not as it prepares to open at home next Friday against the Toronto Defensive backs and offensive linemen in particular seem in short thanks to disinterest or the failure of hot prospects to measure The airplanes will be said head coach Dave as he planned his final cuts yester day and continued to hunt for new blood to plug holes on his offensive The need to use more Americans on the line also gives Ritchie headaches with his Canadianimport although hes helped by domestic talent in the receiver Preseason play ended on a sour The back in the West once more this were humbled 274 by the Not much worked and although several key players stayed in Winnipeg it was far from the B team at particularly on Quarterback Khari the CFLs outstand ing player last connected with just six of 12 tries in the first half for only 64 yards and was intercepted A dozen veterans were left at home so Ritchie could evaluate rookies but few impressed Jamie a 26yearold from earned himself a job as the teams new long Quarterback Pat acquired in the offseason from also moved himself into position as Jones Pat Barnes probably had as good a games as anybody the other day so Pat hes the backup right said who outperformed Jones on the field last said it was frustrating in Place but the raw material for the QUICK FACTS WINNIPEG CP A look at ihe Winnipeg Blue Bombers Home Canada Inns capacity Season Tickets Average attendance last season Record last year lost in Grey Head coach Dave Key additions Defensive end Daved Key losses Defensive back Juran Question marks Will Jones repeat last years performance Besides Milt do the Bombers have the receivers he needs Will Ritchie be able to build an 0 line that can give his quarterback protec tion Will the Bombers get more consis tent 2002 edition of the Bombers is still I think definitely we have more than enough talent to go all the way and win the Grey its just a matter of refining and to keep working he said after a This is not a finished product nor do we want to be at the peak of our game at the beginning of the You want to do well and win games but you want to be peaking at the end of the season and continuing that into the The Bombers started hot and stayed hot last winning 14 regularseason They lost the Grey Cup to Calgary in a matchup they were favoured to win and this season is very much about unfinished One new receiver who shows promise is Antonio another CFL rookie at just who was playing college ball in West Virginia last Another strong addition is defensive end Daved a former CFL allstar signed as a free agent in It may be a measure of Ritchies that hes even seeing the good side of Brandon Winnipegs noshow offensive lineman who wanted more money as he entered his option Dyson has attitude and those old boys up there need attitude right Despite the veteran safety Tom Europe thinks the Bombers are a lot further ahead than they were last season and he believes the tal ent is there for another winning I think last year we had a lot more our secondary was the only thing that was solidi he All the mistakes we could have made we made in our last preseason II provide Winbum Jeffrey Bales Qualified orthodontists Phone 7270401 umanity uring the first two weeks of approximately 50 sts will pedal from Winnipeg to Chicago in Cycle of First organized in cycle of Hope is a mainstay pf the Habitat for Humanity affiliates than 40 cycli Mayor Glenn city to Winnipeg and raised participating is raising in money which supports Habitats work in building homes for and with low income Gerry Smit of Brandon and Janet Brady of Virden are participating in this years ride and are currently seeking Seventyfive percent of the funds they raise will remain in Brandon to help the Habitat for Humanity affiliate as two homes this Brandon The fundraising committee of habitat for Humanity Brandon invites youth support the efforts of these two All donations over will be issued an incometax Brandons share of the funds will go entire ly to support construction of the two homes in Habitat for Humanity Brandon maintains its program with no paid staff and no rented Please Show Your Support Contributions may be mailed directly to Habitat for Humanity Suite 342 Park Avenue Brandon MB R7A 7A7 If you wish to support one of the riders in please indicate which Virdeii For more information contact Habitat Brandon at 7264960 Call in Your Pledge 7264960 Habitat for Humanity Building Homes Building Hope ;