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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 30, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba B2 BRANtXJN June Sports Koreans play for keeps Mutual respect obvious after hosts lose thircUplace match South Korea The bronzemedal match at the World Cup was played with an intensity befitting a championship match as Turkey edged cohost South Korea 32 While teams have treated the third place game as a consolation prize in the the Turks and the Koreans went at each other hammer and tongs in a bid to continue making soccer history for their respective From Ankara to Turkey demon strated its pride in its soc cer teams stunning return to the World Cup after a 48year In Turkeys last World Cup appearance in the side failed to make it beyond the first Thousands screamed and waved red and white Turkish flags in Kizilay square in the capi tal My team gave Turks hope and said Turkish coach Senol Todays final between Germany and Brazil began at 6 yet in Berlins Kruezberg which has the largest Turkish community outside of the they were celebrating already as hundreds of cars and waving flags rolled down the main street of Oranienstrasse after the final whistle There was a lot at stake in the bronze medal with both countries in the final four for the first Veteran striker Hakan Sukur scored the fastest goal in World Cup history just 11 seconds taking advantage of a Korean defence in and setting the tone of die game for The previous quickest goal was 15 seconds scored by Vaclav Masek of the former Czechoslovakia against Mexico in 1961 Sakur set up two others for 21year old flhan a replacement in the starting 11 for injured Hasan to give the Turks a 31 lead at halftone Going into yester days Sukur had been scoreless in six pre vious matches and his status as Turkeys star was in Im so happy for Mansiz He was under intense The the all were on to him because he hadnt scored a goal here it was a big relief for us and South Korea pressed hard in the last 10 requiring some acrobatics on the part of Turkish goalkeeper Rustu Song Chonggug scored deep into injury time to narrow the gap and give the sea of redclad fans one last chance to Korean midfielder Lee Eulyong deadlocked the game at 11 with a curl ing 25yard free kick in the ninth but Mansiz responded with goals in the 13th and 32nd minute that sunk the hopes of the home Canadian official Hector Vergara of Winnipeg served as assistant referee to to get third place but w made some big mis takes in the first half in KOREAN COACH GUUS HIDDINK head official Saad Mane of It was the sixth match of the World Cup for Vergara and the other officials received medals along with the players for their work during the In a touching scene following the the Turkish and Korean players linked arms and took bows together to each side of the Some of the Turkish players had their children perched on their shoulders when they received their bronze The Turks lost both times to Brazil a 21 loss in the first round and a 10 defeat in Wednesdays The South Koreans had conquered Italy and Spain and were unbeaten until a 10 semifinal loss to Germany and then the defeat to the I wouldve liked to get third said South Koreas Dutch coach Guus who also guided the Netherlands to fourth in France in But we made some big mistakes in the first half in When I see and hear the public reacting to the team and what they did in the second I can be very proud in general of these Brazil was expected to come to a standstill this morning while its team battled Germany for world soc cer Either one or the other of the two countries has been in every World Cup final since the Second World War with the exception of 1978 but today marks the first time they have met in the Press ASSOCIATED PRESS Turkish striker llhan Mansiz leaps over sliding Korean keeper Lee Woon Jae after chipping in his second goal and the gamewinner BRUCE SUN Mitch Olson watches his base hit during a bantam exhibition game yesterday at the BCI ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Shortstop has busy schedule BY ROB HENDERSON Brandon Sun Mitch Olson will have to deal with some divided loyalties next the Brandon Sun athlete of the pitches and plays shortstop for the Brandon Elite Communications AAA bantam baseball team and for bis hometown Deloraine entry in the Oil Dome bantam The problem next weekend Olsons Peloraine Royals will play a qualifying series for the provincial bantam A cham pionship and many of his AAA teammates will be in the opposite Were coming in to play Brandon July seventh in a threegame series to see who goes to provincials in said Ill be playing these Its going to be Olson has played in the past for the Oil Dome regional A team with a shortage of players in the region this he joined up with Brandons AAA team along with Andrew Williams of Waskada and Landon White of Its Olson said of his experience with the Brandon I havent gptten to play much because Ive been with my Deloraine team and weve had games on the same dates but every time Ive played with Brandon weve done pretty is also active in A selfproclaimed stay athome he was captain of the Royals peewee team that competed at the Manitoba Games in the Pas last who enters Grade 9 this plans to add another sport to his He said hed like to play high school baseball remains his bread and J think Im a little better in baseball so I enjoy it he not the greatest hockey but I try nay Id like to try and play college baseball and see what I cm do from Try and get into a college in the States somewhere where basehaJJs really A number of players from Westmao have recently gone on to play university baseball and Olson is thankful to have those footsteps in which to Its good to see guys from here play in Olson It really helps the kids who want to like Pooley catches fire at Open OWTNGS After the twist ing putt rolled into the cup on the 18th Don Pooley held his club skyward and flashed a broad smile to the appreciative The 18footer for par capped a recordsetting round of 8underpar 63 that thrust Pooley into the lead Saturday after three rounds of the US Senior Pooley made an amazing nine birdies at the difficult Caves Valley Golf He set a tournament record for low score over 18 holes and finished the day at 9under three shots ahead of Tom Watson and secondround leader Walter A lot of great things happened said seeking his first win in a PGA event since the 1987 I hit good shots at I got good bounces at times and obvi ously putted very It was a fun round to Watson shot a and Hall bogeyed the final two holes for a Ed Dougherty made five birdies en route to a 68 that left him four shots and Tom Kite was at 209 after a wild 73 that included five bogeys and a double Dave of shot a 72 for a 218 Pooley started the day with a birdie on but on the second hole missed a 15foot putt for his lone He then birdied six of the next eight holes to get into contention at 7 After five straight Pooley used a birdies on 16 to move into the lead for the first then made an 18foot birdie putt on 17 to set up a rousing ending on Those were two great a great way to he The curling putt on was the one he savoured It broke at least two feet and I had a lot of speed to work with Pooley When that went I was a little But good things happened all In a tournament that features such names as Hale Irwin and Arnold Pooley became the third straight relative unknown to finish the day with the Eaks started the trend with a 64 and Hall took over the top spot Now theres a firsttime entrant in this tournament who hasnt done better than ninth place in 14 events this My game is just starting to come he This would be a good time for it to come all the way Pooley is seeking to become the sixth player to win the Senior Open on his first and the first golfer since Graham Marsh in 1997 to make a thirdround lead stand I honestly dont know all the benefits of winning a major championship like this would he And I dont want to be thinking about it when I begin play I want to avoid the temptation of thinking too far Press Tantrum helps Inkster GALLOWAY Juli Inkster birdied five of the last six holes after a blowup on the 13th tee and took a oneshot lead heading into the final round of the LPGA Tours ShopRite Classic Firstround leader Kate Golden was in second place after a disastrous double bogey on and Annika Sorenstam was again threatening after a secondround 67 left her three shots off the lead in this final tuneup for next weeks Womens Six players were within three shots of the leader but all the focus is going to be a Hall of Famer who also had a secondround and who has won five of the 11 LPGA events she has Pat Hurst was in third place at 8 and Sorenstam was in a group at 7 under with Lorie Kane of who shot who started the round at 6 was having an upanddown round when she badly missed a threefooter for par at the That put her four shots behind who was playing in her After hitting an iron to within about 15 feet on the Inkster took a few steps toward to green and spiked her iron into the She kept walking and her Greg had to go back to retrieve the Sometimes I have to said who has six top10 finishes and a win this It Inkster sank the After a par at the Inkster rolled in birdies of 4 and three feet for finish the 36 holes at the Marriott Seaview Resort at 10underpar Press JULIE INKSTER Quick start helped settle Manitoban down CONTINUED FROM Bl Hnatiuk wasted no time stretching his lead as he birdied his first two holes and went to 14 He birdied the par5 fifth after chipping up to 2 feet for a twostroke lead over Bates and I wasnt thinking right away this is my day or my but obviously it helped a lot because I had the putter Hnatiuk Not even dropping a stroke with a bogey on 6 bothered He rebounded with birdies on two of the next three holes as he chipped in from 25 feet on sank a 35 footer on 9 and turned at 16 who didnt miss a fairway on struggled off the He birdied the par3 llth with a 10foot putt then hit a wedge onto the green at the par412th mat bit the pin and spun back off the green and into the He chipped in for birdie from 18 feet that also hit the Hnatiuk saved par on the next three holes as he hit into the left rough with his drive on 13 and put his tee shot into the rough left of the green on the par314tb and twoputted on Facing a birdie hole on the 528yard Hnatiuk bounced a 3 wood off the green left into the But he chipped up and tapped in for birdie that put him 18 under with a comfort able edge as he fin ished with consecutive Begay got the closest to Hnatiuk on the back getting within two strokes as he birdied 16 to go 15 He bogeyed 18 when he hung a 4iron into a bunker right of the green and didnt get up and Kuchar gave himself a chance as he birdied the final four and he will be paired with Begay on UNIVERSAL DOORS Sales Service J J Cammwiilt Courteous i Service 550 Highland Ave i8004545447 Issd Visit the Hiway Esso 18th Street North on Trans Canada over the July Long Weekend Sunday and receive a FREE Brandon Sun ;