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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 27, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba B2 BRANDON June 2002 m draft deal BY LORI EWING Canadian Press TORONTO The Toronto Raptors didnt need Kareem but saw his The Raptors traded the University of Missouri the 20th overall pick in the 2002 NBA draft along with littleused Tracy Murray to the Los Angeles Lakers for reserve point guard Lindsey Hunter and their firstround State forward Chris The move gives the Raptors a point guard and a backup veteran in and more cash in their The still stinging financially from last seasons signing save nearly million US in the deal in the difference in salaries between Hunter and Murray and between the two draft The sixfoottwo Hunter spent eight years with the Detroit and was their first pick 10th overall in the 1993 But he saw little time back ing up Derek Fisher in his only season with the averaging points and assists per The Raptors had worked out numer ous potential point guards over the past few looking for a backup to starter Alvin Theres also uncertainty over veteran Toronto guards Dell Curry and Chris who become free agents on July And the Raptors would like to hang on to forward Keon who is also a free agent this and has gar nered plenty of interest around the The sixfooteight an early entry in the was second on Fresno State in averaging points per But he played just 21 games in his junior and tearing the cartilage in his knee and missing the remainder of the known for his perimeter saw little time in averaging five minutes and points a game last He missed the last 27 games of the season with back and hips undergoing hip surgery in early Murrays contract has him earning million this year compared to million for The fact Rush was still available at 20 was a The an early entry in the is an excellent shooter and was projected to go much GREEN SPACE Brandon group has junior girls in league of own iiile the boys far outnumber the girls in most junior golf one local group is trying to help balance the The Brandon Junior Girls Golf League is intent on giving girls a positive experience in the Rick a league committee said golf has many longlasting It makes them some pretty good said It grooms really good lots of selfesteem and self Piche points out there are also many educational opportu nities for female golfers at American while the sport is also expanding into Canadian such as the University of as The league has about 25 members sep arated into three groups based on In May and June the golfers have been playing once a week at the Northern Glen Lea or Wheat City The league will hold a motherdaugh ter tournament in a fatherdaughter tourney in August and a final tournament and windup in late The number of players in the league has decreased somewhat in the last cou ple of years but there is reason for opti mism as nearly half the golfers are young players in the begin ners Piche said attracting players who arent from golf back grounds is also important to the leagues Quite a few of the their parents were golfers but there are some whose parents arent really big into golf so its nice to see some diversity The Shilo Golf and Country Club will host one of two qualifying events on Tuesday for the Manitoba Golf Associations mens amateur Seventyfive players will tee it up at beginning at 8 Another 96 golfers will play at a qualifying event at the South Interlake golf course in The actual number of players from each qualifier that will make it into the Manitoba championship will be known later this week once the MGA learns how many exempt players will The Manitoba amateur mens championship will be held July 1619 at Rossmere and the Steinbach FlyIn The Canada Day long weekend is a quiet time for golf In the Westman Amateur Tour is idle for a couple of with competition to resume July 1214 at Scott Davidson of Brandon leads the tour with points while Rob Hall of Brandon is second at Junior Brakes victory at Deer Ridge on Sunday lifted the Boissevain golfer to third place with 43 FREE DROPS Brandons Dan Halldorson was to tee off this morning CST at the Senior Open in Owings Halldorson is in a group with 1977 PGA Champion Lanny Wadkins and James The tandem of Jamie Stone of Minnedosa and Harvey Ebner of Neepawa shot a 58 to win the Hamiota Twoman Texas scramble by eight strokes over Ken Lawn and Steven Knight The 14th annual Glenberry Desert Classic is set for 3 4 with shotgun starts at 8 and 2 both The entry fee is which includes 18 holes in Carberry and 18 in For more call Trent Leece at 827 2246 work or 8272390 The Wallis Agencies 16th annual Mixed Twoball Open will take place July 5 at The entry fee is per team of two with shotgun starts at 9 1 and Preregister by phoning Wallis Agencies at 8272009 The Minnedosa Fun Fest tournament will be held July The entry fee includes a For more information phone 8673151 Lynne Howden of Brandon notched a holeinone at Northern Pines on Howden aced the parthree fourth hole Two aces have been recorded at Glen Lea this George McGregor aced the 226yard parthree 15th hole with a while Ryan Calkin drained his wedge shot off the tee on the 98yard parthree second Rob Henderson is a Sun sports He can be reached by phone at 5717386 or by email at [email protected] He didnt work out for the Raptors because of conflicts in his travel averaged points per game to lead the earning first team Big 12 honours in his junior sea Toronto traded its 15th pick overall to Houston last August in the deal that brought 18year Rocket centre Hakeem Olajuwon to Toronto acquired the 20th pick from New York it was originally Seattles on 2001 when they traded point guards Mark Jackson and Muggsy Bogues for Fleury dealt to ASSOCIATED PRESS Darryl Kiles wife Flynn and twin children Shannon and Sierra at Busch Stadium Walker attends service to honour life of Kile FALLSTROM Associated Press LOUIS For second time in six Busch Stadium was a place of mourning as former teammates paid their respects to Darryl Dozens of baseball players who have been grieving for Kile in ballparks across the country got the chance to say goodbye together in an hourlong memorial service attended by fans Among the speakers were retired pitcher Doug Rockies pitcher Pete Harnisch and Cardinals teammates Dave Woody Williams and Mike The Rockies and the other two teams Kile played sent large contingents of players with Larry Walker of Maple Jeff Mike Hampton and Craig Biggio among those So did the Arizona as weE as the Milwaukee who were in town for a threegame We cannot possibly understand why we are here Williams Thank for the time we had with What a good man he died Saturday in his Chicago hotel bed of a heart attack caused by blocked Many players took redeye charter flights for the service and planned to catch return flights in time for their Several sat with family under tents in the with dozens more lining the first few rows of the box Kiles and fiveyearold Kannon and sat in the front row in the Flynn had her arms around her kids throughout most of the more than people would like to is a Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling said after the the only time you hear about a DK is when something tragic He was a fantastic human a great and our thoughts and prayers are with his Unlike a memorial service for longtime Cardinals broadcaster Jack Buck at the stadium last there was no casket on the field for the tribute to This time the focal point was a podi um on the pitchers mound where Kile made his who had known Kile since recalled Kiles nohitter in 1993 with the Astros as a highlight of both of their I can remember it as if it was Harnisch Ive never wanted something for someone so I told him then and I tell you it was my greatest thrill in the who like Harnisch pitched with Kile on the Astros in the also spoke of Kiles club house I was an only so growing up I figured Id never have a brother and Drabek said How so wrong I Sharks SAN The San Jose Sharks have temporarily acquired the rights to winger Theo Fleury from the New York The Sharks said yesterday that they got the rights to Fleury as the future considerations in a minor NHL trade The Sharks gave their sixth round pick to the Rangers for a sixth round pick in the 2003 Last Fleury had 63 points while battling personal and behavioural San Jose probably wont have Fleurys services for He will become an unrestricted free agent on Monday but if Fleury signs with another the Sharks would be enti tled to a compensatory draft The Rangers traded his rights because they wouldnt be eligible to receive the pick because their payroll is expected to go over the NHLs thresh old that allows teams to receive com pensatory Despite his troubles during three sea sons in New Fleury is considered one of the games top agitators and He scored more than 90 points four times during his first 11 NHL sea sons with and he won a gold medal with the Canadian Olympic hockey team last The Sharks are expected to talk this week with Fleurys Don about the possibility of signing but the team expects him to test the The Sharks top priority is to resign right winger Teemu who scored a teamhigh 29 goals last season but also becomes an unrestricted free agent on Press Hearts to Red Deer RED The 2004 Canadian womens curling champi onship will be held at the Enmax Centrium in Red the Canadian Curling Association announced The Scott Tournament of Hearts will return to Alberta for the first time since 1995 when it was hosted by The event in Red Deer will be held from 21 to This years nationals were held in The 2003 Scott Tournament of Hearts will be staged in Canadian Press Save Your Deductible SERVING WESTMAN SINCE 1972 FOUNDATIONS GARAGE ETC CALL NOW IOR YOUR FREE ESTIUME LETTHE CONCRETE SPECIALISTS DO IT FOR YOU OR 7282259 PHYSIOTHERAPY Your guide to better living novu AUTO GLASS REPAIR REPLACEMENT Phone 7251700 or Toll Free 18005869798 Repair Your Windshield 112919th Street 7276806 Communities in Bloom 2002 Yard Lovers Unite Call now to be part of this summers 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