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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 11, 1999, Darmstadt, HessePanf 30 stars and stripes saturday december 11, 1999 Pincay ties Shoemaker s Victory record the associated press Inglewood Calif. The Bell sounded and the Gate clanged open As All eyes focused on the Green and Gold Silks of Laffit pin Cay or. Aboard i be casual. Suspense built As the Gray horse settled Between rivals then swung three wide into the stretch. Pincay urged his mount into Contention with a consistent left handed Roar erupted from the stands As i be casual stuck a head in front of a j flyer at the wire Al lowing Pincay to tie Bill Shoemaker s 29-year-old record of 8,833 victories thursday at Hollywood was rooting very hard for him to get there said Shoemaker who watched from the jockey s room. They were making All kinds of noise in Michael Wrona called i be casual the Winner even As the photo sign appeared on the tote Board. From their Angle Pincay s family was t sure he had won. Pincay had no doubts raising the whip in his left hand in the air As the horse galloped out. I need one More Winner and my dream will come True pin Cay said after he finished the Day l-for-5.Pincay was scheduled for five mounts Only thing i want him to sports briefs do is go at least 9,000 before he quits Shoemaker said. Shoemaker 68, has owned the record since 1970. He s used a wheelchair since a 1991 car Acci Dent. Report Marshall s Pruett to coach at u. Of Houston Houston the University of Houston will name Bob Pruett the new coach of the cougars football program a Houston Tele vision station reported thursday. Kriv to reported Pruett the head coach of no. 11 Marshall will be named head coach Satur Day. Pruett would replace Kim Helton who was fired two weeks ago. Pruett 57, has been head coach of the thundering Herd for four years. This season Pruett coached Marshall to a 12-0 record and will face Brigham Young in the motor City bowl dec. 27. Last month Pruett signed a seven year Extension to his con tract at Marshall. Oklahoma coordinator takes top Job at Texas tech Lubbock Texas Mike Leach who helped design and run Kentucky s run and gun of sense for two years before turn ing around Oklahoma s offence last season signed a five year $5so,000-a-year Deal to take Over Texas tech s football program. The Law school graduate turned football coach succeeds Spike Dykes who announced his retirement nov. 20 after 13 years. Penn state la Arrington wins Bednarik trophy Lake Buena Vista Fla. Penn state linebacker Lavar Arrington received the Chuck Bednarik trophy As the defensive player of the year thursday and Alabama offensive tackle Chris Samuels was awarded the out land trophy As the outstanding Interior tech s Joe Hamilton lacklustre Depaul has a close Call the associated press Chicago lesser Competition does not bring out the Best in no. 20 Blue demons played their second straight to hum game thursday night As they beat Nicholls state 67-43 be Hind freshman Steven Hunter s 17 Points. No. 20 Depaul 67, Nicholls state 43 top 25 Roundup Bobby Simmons added 13 Points and 10 rebounds for the Blue demons 5-2who held Nicholls state to 29 percent shooting fro the Field. Paul Mcpherson scored 11 Points for Depaul which has won four of its last five the Blue demons weren t Happy after their 24-Point win which followed a seven Point Vic tory Over Monmouth on last two games i Haven t seen the intensity starting in the locker room Mcpherson said. The Guys Are Laid Back not focused and concentrated eve myself. If we play this Way against St. John s on tuesday we re in for a bad the Blue demons 5-2 forced Nicholls state into four Early turn overs and several bad shots while taking a 15-2 state 2-2 pulled with in seven but Hunter scored eight Points during a 13-0 run that extended Depaul s Lead to 35-15.Hunter had 12 Points on 6-of-7 shooting and three blocks in the first half to help the Blue demons take a 38-21 halftime Haralson scored 11 Points for Nicholls state which played for the first time since. Nov. 29. No. 25 Purdue 83, w. Illinois 48 West Lafayette ind. Brian Cardinal and Maynard Lewis each scored 15 Points As Purdue routed Western boilermakers 5-2 used a 15-2 run during a five minute stretch of the first half to take a27-16 Lead with 7 23 remaining. Purdue forced Western Illinois 4-5 to commit 30 turnovers including six during the spurt Marist 68, army 54 West Point . Maris College used a 21-5 run late in the first half and 17 Points from to Kenney to beat army 68-54 in the ninth annual Hudson Valley Chal Lenge cup thursday night the Victory was the fourth i five games for Marist 5-3 and gave the team a 5-4 Lead in the Challenge cup the annual match up with their local rival army 2-5which lost its third straight guard Sean Kennedy sparked Marist on the first Hal run that put them in control. The team turned an Early 11-8 deficit into a 29-16 Cushion with five min utes left in the second Barrett scored 18 Points for the cadets while Jonte har Rell added 10 More. Received the Davey o Brien quarterback award Stanford s Troy Walters won the Biletnikoff award As the outstanding wide receiver Minnesota s Tyrone cart or won the Jim Thorpe award As the top defensive Back and Florida state s Sebastian Janikowski received the Lou Groza award Ashe outstanding kicker. Heidelberg golfer hits Lucky 7 Gil Robertson of Heidelberg Germany recorded a Hole in one on the seventh Hole of the Heidel Berg Golf course on thursday. Robertson used a 9 Iron on the132-Yard Hole for the Ace his first. The shot was witnessed by Jerry Dillard and Kyle Foley both from Heidelberg. The associated press Laffit Pincay is hoisted on the shoulders of fellow jockey Chris Mccarron and David Flores As Pincay s son Jean lafitt looks on. $2,5oo line of credit for army air National guard enlisted personnel Only All enlisted personnel outside conus Are now eligible for membership in Pentagon Federal credit Union. To celebrate the first 1,000 enlisted new members to open Thrifty credit service personal line of credit will receive interest free financing for one full year. 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