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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 25, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba June 2002 IN BRIEF Renberg lucky to survive accident STOCKHOLM Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikael Renberg escaped serious injury when the propeller of his new boat cut through a muscle in his right his father said The Swedish hockey star was injured Thursday and treated at a hospital in his native 700 kilometres north of Renberg should be fully recovered in six to eight weeks and ready for NHL training camp with the Maple who have been informed of the Bo Renberg said by The accident happened in the archi pelago outside Piteaa as he was heading out for a boat ride with family and He was trying to pull up the anchor of his eightmetre boat when he slipped and fell in the Bo Renberg The engine was either idling or in but in any case the propeller blade hit his right arm and sliced through the the father He was bleeding He was in less than metres of water and able to run for the father 841 Canadian Press Boxer drops dead after losing fight LAS VEGAS A Panamanian fighter collapsed and died in his hotel room some 36 hours after he was stopped in a title Pedro Alcazar was taking a shower and getting ready to fly home when he suddenly A Nevada boxing doctor said Alcazar had shown no symptoms of being hurt until he fell about 6 at the MGM Grand hotel He had brain swelling from some said Flip who is also a member of the states athletic It was a total surprise and were not sure why it But you cant ignore he was in a profes sional boxing match Saturday The 26yearold who was stopped in the sixth round of his 115 pound WBO title fight with Fernando had been examined in the ring immediately after the fight and later in the dressing Two doctors found nothing wrong and didnt even recommend he be taken to a hospital for precautionary Press Canada Day tourney features eight teams The Brandon Ora Dental Marlins will host its annual Canada Day Classic senior baseball tournament this week end at Westbran The Brandon Birtle Blue Oak River Dodgers and Killarney Lakers will represent the Manitoba Senior Baseball while other teams competing include the Houstons Senior B Allstars and teams from and Devils The teams will play ASide quarter final games with ASide and BSide playoffs slated for The championship final is set for 7 Sun Triumphs enjoys successful triathlon Four members of the Westman Triumphs won races Sunday at the Malo Provincial park Corinne Elliott won the Olympic distance run race for women aged 3539 with a time of two 42 minutes and 17 while Karyn Kowal took first place among women aged 5054 in Triumphs teammate Doug Pickering took the title for men 5055 with a time of and Suzanne du Pipy was first at sprint dis tance 750m run for women aged 50 and All Westman results are on Page Sun ASSOCIATED PRESS Serena Williams hits twofisted backhander during yesterdays Americans net sweep Williams win BY STEPHEN WILSON Associated Press LONDON Andre Serena Williams and Pete Sampras turned Centre Court into an American show case yesterday as they swept to straight set victories on the opening day of Chanda Rubin also joined the giving the United States a remarkable 4 0 sweep on the most famous stage in With 2001 champion Goran Ivanisevic absent following shoulder Agassi was given the honour of playing the first match on Centre Court and he didnt waste any time in underlining his tide On a day of sunny with a high temperature of 22 C and not a rain cloud in the thirdseeded Agassi who won Wimbledon in 1992 took one hour 29 minutes to overwhelm Israels Harel Levy Next up came who needed only 42 minutes to dispose of 103rd ranked Evie Dominikovic of Australia The secondseeded Williams had 20 winners and only one unforced Then the seventime cham pion who had been questionable with a rib made it 30 by serving 27 aces and beating Britains Martin Lee 7 Its nice to play on Centre said who hasnt won a tourna ment since Wimbledon in Stepping out there felt like coming home againWhen you step out on Centre its like Mecca out With the three matches over with plenty of daylight to organizers moved Rubins match against Asa Svensson from Court 13 to Centre Rubin obliged with another straightset win Russians Marat Yevgeny Kafelnikov and American Jennifer Capriati also advanced to the second round without dropping a set on a day without any significant It was pretty special being out there Agassi said of the Centre Court It was a big It just felt great playing out Every time Im on the court it brings back a lot of mem Playing his first grasscourt match of the Agassi ripped through the opening set in just 18 who is ranked 326 and has won only one grasscourt match in his raised his arms in mock triumph when he held serve to open the second Agassi needed one service break to take the second He faltered briefly near the end of the third set when he was broken at love while serving for the match at After Levy held at love for Agassi didnt waver this time and served out the who is always a crowd favourite blew kisses and bowed as the Centre Court gave him a warm who is known more for his returns than his had a surprising 16 aces and 10 service Playing mostly from the he had 46 win ners and 17 unforced It felt Agassi You can only expect so much in your first I felt like I took care of business from the I felt very On Jana Nejedly of Toronto will play her first match of the tournament against Wynne Prakusya of Indonesia while Torontos Maureen Drake faces MarieGaianeh Mikaelian of the mens 2 defeated Frances Cedric Pioline Wimbledon runnerup in 1997 76 a grasscourt specialist mak ing his 12th successive appearance at had a set point in the tiebreaker but wasted the chance with a double From then Safin was in 5 Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia downed Slovak Pornjnik Hrbaty 6 76 Hrbaty had held a 73 career edge against the twotime major Family history should have tipped off docs EXHAUST Chrome MANQON 7374090 BY LINDSEY TANNER Associated Press CHICAGO The heart condition linked to the death of Louis Cardinals pitcher Darryl Kile is com mon and and should have been given his family doctors said An autopsy showed the 33yearold pitcher found dead Saturday had 80 to 90 per cent narrowing of two of three main arteries to his While such extensive blockage in someone so young is the dis ease process that leads to it athero or hardening of the arteries is common and can begin as early as said Robert presi dent of the American Heart Association and a Northwestern University Atherosclerosis accounts for nearly threefourths of all deaths from cardiovas cular the nations leading according to the heart Atherosclerosis kills more than Americans each While most Americans who die of heart disease are 65 or research shows that 80 per cent of heart disease deaths in younger people occur during the first In 50 per cent of men who die suddenly of heart there were no previous A very substantial proportion of patients with heart disease never have a and he might have been one of said cardiologist Eric chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Kiles narrowed heart proba bly caused by a buildup of fatty plaque could have been symptomless or could have triggered vague signs he might have blamed on the strain of Topol Kile did complain of shoulder pain and weakness the night before he died symptoms that could have been caused by his heart or by his Kiles fathers death from cardiovas cular disease in his 40s should have been a red flag signalling that the pitcher had an increased risk of the same doc tors Cardiovascular disease that shows up at a young age is often hereditary a gene variation is thought to have caused the heart attack that killed 28yearold Olympic skater Sergei Grinkov in With or without patients with a strong family history should get rigorous routine checkups including tests such as cholesterol blood exercise stress tests or heart imaging Topol Such tests probably would have detected Kiles narrowed arter which could have been treated with an angioplasty and stent in which a balloontip catheter unclogs the arteries and a tiny mesh coil in inserted to keep them propped Topol The heart associa tion estimates that more than a million angioplasties are done each year in the Kile also may have been a good can didate for daily aspirin and drugs called statins to keep his cholesterol down and his arteries Topol Published reports say Kile had an electrocardiogram during spring train ing that showed nothing but such tests can be normal in someone without previous heart Topol This is happening every but its just that people are not as visible as Topol We have a lot of work to do to get the medical communi ty and the patients to heighten aware ness and to get the appropriate diagnos tic workup and not just once for peo ple with strong risk A very substantial proportion of patients with heart disease never have a and he might have been one of ERIC TOPOL Farmers have too Much for Comets to handle CYPRESS RIVER Troy Much hit a tworun single with one out in the top of the seventh inning to lift the Neepawa Farmers to a 108 victory over the Cypress River Comets in a Santa Clara Baseball League game last Much knocked in four runs in hitting a double and two Teammate Shane Henton added a home double and scoring three Greg Hockin was the winning pitch Trevor Falk took the Mark Shearer led the Comets offence with two singles and three Ryan Lawson hit a tworun double in the bottom of the fifth inning to snap a 66 tie and send the Souris Cardinals on to an 117 Southwest Baseball League triumph over the visit ing Deloraine Royals last Lawson got the gamewinning hit of reliever and losing pitcher Joel who gave up five runs in three innings in relief of starter Rennan Trevor Kozak knocked in three runs for Souris with a solo homer and a sin while Ryan Caldwell led Deloraine at the plate with a single and five runs batted Jason Butler was the winning pitch At the host Oilers outlasted the Lyleton Leafs Robin Carruthers hit a threerun LOCAL ROUNDUP homer to lead while teammates Colin Wood and John Kirkup both doubled and Wood also picked up the pitching vistory in Scott Spencer led the Lyleton offence with a two singles and three runs batted Rob Murray added two doubles and scoring three Paul Artz was the losing Adam Duncan scored three goals for the Barnacles Hotspur in a 55 Brandon Senior Soccer League mens draw last night at Canada Games Jody Lutkins and Rob Jaska also scored for which trailed 42 at Max Bratzke and Frank Arndt both scored twice for the Gunther Roth added a Jeremy Sinclair tossed a complete game fivehitter to pace the Huggys Young Guns past the Brandon Midgets 80 in a Houstons Senior B Baseball League Sinclair also knocked in two runs with a double and two Brandon Sun 0 b W H E L s Your Collision Repair Experts AUTO BODY Paint less Dent Removal Now Available Free Estimates free Courtesy Cars 3636 Victoria Brandon Garage Packages Let Supply Custom Design your garage 2x4 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