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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 25, 1990, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Page 4 the daily news Huntingdon Saxton mount Union Orbisonia a mens volleyball District 6aa softball had Good debut Friday May 25 1990 on College Hill the Juniata College mens Volley Ball program made quite a debut in its first season As a varsity sport this Spring under head coach Larry Bock the tribe finished with a 22124 Over All record and concluded the schedule by winning the Middle Atlantic Confer ence tournament at Lebanon Valley Juniata owned a 67 record against Mcaa varsity teams while going 1654 against club Competition the tribe won its final four matches against varsity opponents Lebanon Valley three times and so Francis and just missed a regional playoff bid this season turned out about As Well As i could have Ever expected said Bock it was a very successful season what we wanted to do was get better and we did basically everybody on our team got better individuals refined their skills and then we began to play Well As a team bocks coach on the floor was freshman setter Mark Knaub of York West York Knaub earned All Toum Ament honors at the Mac event and was selected As Juniata 1990 most valuable player outside hitter Jeff Fischer of Phoenixville another freshman also received Al Mac tournament recognition at Lebanon Valley Bock pointed to Knaub and Fischer As key contributors and Aso cited his teams play in the Middle As critical Sophomore Dennis Hohenshelt of har Risburg Central Dauphin is and freshman Chuck Gojmerac of Johns town Bishop Mccort is both had impressive campaigns at Middle hitter spots Dennis and Chuck were about As Good a combo in the Middle As any we saw All year said Bock Dennis is just a real Tough competitor somebody who always wanted the Ball Chuck complimented Dennis Well our Middle attack wound up being the strength of our team and opened up teams had a lot of respect for our Middle and that allowed us to be successful in other areas i think we also turned out to be a pretty Good passing team by the end of the year Bock noted the improvement of Fis Cher and Sophomore Mike Juniper of Perkasie pen Ridge is in the pass ing area and also praised Junior Captain Pat Snyder of Hanover for his Leader ship this Spring Juniata will return eight of 10 players next year As Only seniors Jeff Mroz of Pittsburgh North Allegheny is and Brian Polk of fort Washington Oxon Hill is will be lost to graduation Junior Andy Hulslander of Mohnton governor Mifflin is and freshman Richard Eboli of Pittsburgh Woodland Hills next along with Juniper Gojmerac Hohenshelt Knaub sterner and Fischer tribe track teams made Good strides the Juniata College mens and women track and Field teams had some ups and Downs this Spring according to head coach Darren Hamil ton however the Rookie Mentor is pleased with the building process underway in his program we fell Short of a few goals this season but really started believing in ourselves Down the stretch said Hamilton it was rewarding to see the morale As upbeat As it was the Juniata mens team finished with a 441 dual meet record and qualified 11 athletes for the Middle Atlantic conference meet where the tribe finished 16th with five Points the women concluded the season with three competitors i action Junior Ray Shelley of Lititz Warwick is was the top performer at the Mac meet with a fourth place finish in the 100 1127 and a sixth in the 200 2321 meters he surpassed the qualifying Standard in the 100 for the Mcaa division Iii National championships Junior Frank Shue of Centre Hall pens Valley is was 10th in the javelin at the macs while Sophomore fran Macrina of Philadelphia friends Central took 10th in the shot put the Only women place Wiimer was fresh Man Lisa Dechano of Clarendon Shef Field who was 10th in the discus Sophomore map Angie Gessner of Paxinos Shikella my is was in the Mac Long and triple jumps freshman Jennifer Murnyak of Clarence Bald Eagle area is ran both hurdles events senior Andy Larmore of Wilming the Tatnall school ran the 10000 meters while Sophomore Brian Giachetti of Uniontown was in the100 senior Peter Gnibba of Telford lans Dale Catholic is the discus freshman Dave Bundy of Falls Creek Dubois is was entered in the pole vault injuries Hurt the Juniata Effort late in the year especially for the Mac meet s Enior map John Flesher of Harrisburg Central Dauphin East Junior Rob Rohrer of Duncannon Susque Nita and freshman Ferris Crilly of Martinsburg Central is All missed the Mac event due to injuries Crilly injury kept Juniata to seeded 4x400 meter relay team out of the Mac Competition i Felt everyone enjoyed the season said Hamilton i am looking for great strides in the level of our program we have the facilities for potential track Camps and invitational meets so the future for Juniata track and Field is Bright and already in full swing rockets in semis trojans out Forest Hills is knocked off 138 this years District six softball play offs have not been especially kind to the higher seeded teams yesterday at Sidman seventh seeded Southern Huntingdon ousted second seed Forest Hills in the quarterfinals by a 138 count the Young rockets Advance to the semifinal round where they will travel to meet fifth seeded Glendale 160 on tuesday the Vikings knocked off third seeded Richland 32 in eight innings yesterday in the other semifinal game on tuesday to seeded West Mont an 113 Winner Over mount Union yesterday will entertain unseeded Glendale which eliminated Saltsburg by a 32 margin in just so proud of these girls said firs year Southern coach Larry Steele this group is so Young and had so much to learn at the beginning of the year they came along and Are playing so Well right now Treyve worked hard and Are playing with a lot of Confidence the rangers scored one tally in the first but the rockets tied the game with one in the second then took a 51 Lead with four markers in the third Dawn flood led it off with a walk and stole second before Amy Cisney Juniata produced another excellent women net Mark the Juniata College women Tennis team put together another excellent sea son this Spring with a 73 record and second place finish in the Middle Atlan tic conference Northwest Section the tribe was 41 in the Mac Northwest losing Only to firs place Scranton for the second straight year to just miss the playoffs coach Ray Pfrogner will have some rebuilding to do next year with the departure of three seniors who Are All fou year letter winners Julie Thaler of Easton Wilson Amy Buckbee of Warwick no Warwick Valley is and sue London of Clarks Summit Abington Heights Thaler concluded the regular season with a 72 singles record and was then 11 in the Mac tournament at Gettys Burg she had a 45 record in doubles play Buckbee was 42 in singles Competition and 35 in doubles while London had a 36 Mark in singles and was 46 on the doubles court Sophomore most valuable player Michelle Frye of Altoona had another Fine season Frye had identical 63 records in both singles and doubles play during the regular Campaign she split two matches in the Mac tourney the tribe again received a boost from a foreign Exchange player As mar Ianne Faudi of ung Olsheim France turned in an 81 record at no 5 singles along with a 53 doubles Mark she also led the team by winning 16 sets in sin Gles play this Spring freshman Kathy Rice of Elizabetha town made an impressive collegiate debut with a 62 singles record and a 63 doubles Mark classmate Jennifer states of new Enterprise Northern Bedford is was 21 in singles play and 40 in doubles Competition As a team Juniata was 3617 in sin Gles thanks to a 7443 set advantage the tribe was 1611 in doubles play holding a 3725 set record Young Juniata mens Tennis squad builds the Juniata College mens Tennis team started the 1990 season looking to improve its depth and build for the future coach Brad Smalls squad has done just that this Spring the tribe will graduate two seniors from a 27 squad but will return six players who gained valuable experience this season another encouraging sign for Small is that three of those six players were Only freshmen this year freshman Jon Thaler of Altoona and fellow rookies Bili and John Brenner of Bedford played in All nine Juniata matches Thaler posted a team est 45 singles Mark with eight set victories he was 13 in doubles play John Brenner was 27 in singles while his twin brother Bill was 02 As a doubles team however the Brenners were 36 with a Tea High eight set victories Junior Jeff Clukey of Mechanicsburg was 18 in singles play while classmate Scott Peck of Bedford was 08 the pair combined for a 24 doubles record Clu key was 02 with other partners including a loss while teamed with Sophomore Sean Obrien of Easton while Peck was 01 seniors Jon Seckinger of Allentown Parkland is and Mike Welker of Altoona the top two players on the squad combined for a 34 doubles record Seckinger was 27 in singles before losing two sets to one in the Sec Ond round of the Mac tournament Welker finished with a 17 Mark in singles Juniata was 1044 in singles matches and 918 in doubles play the tribe was 2488 in singles sets 2439 for doubles walked both moved up a base on a passed Ball then flood scored on Nikki Browns infield single later with runners at second and third and one out Michele Dell tripled to drive in a pair she scored on a Tanya Wilson single Southern committed four errors in the fourth to allow the rangers to score four times to tie the contest but came right Back with two in the fifth Sherry Coons scored on a passed Ball and Jennifer Dunbar singled Home Wilson that fifth inning was probably the key to the game Steele explained were up 51 and have a bad inning in the Field to let them catch up then come in and hit the Ball hard to retake the Lead our kids just wanted it Southern added two More in the sixth and four in the seventh As Brown doubled in a pair the rangers got three in the Bottom of the seventh High lighted by Tracie Moss Solo Home run Stephanie Peterson went the distance to record the Victory for the rockets she struck out one walked two and scattered nine Ranger hits Heather Baloga started and lost for the rangers Over innings she struck out three walked five and surrendered 14 hits Brown had three hits while Cisney Wendy Clark Dell Wilson and Dunbar had two each for the rockets t Moss had two for Forest Hills no 1 Westmont 113 is Winner to seeded Westmont ended mount unions District six class a bid with an 113 quarterfinal win thursday afternoon in Johnstown the Hill toppers who scored twice in the first inning and never looked Back rapped out a dozen hits to take advantage of seven Trojan errors the miscues five in the infield and two in the Outfield played a role in each West Mont rally Westmont 173 advances to the semifinals tuesday against visiting West Branch an unseeded entry that edged Saltsburg 32 yesterday tuesdays other Semi has seventh seeded Southern Huntingdon 129 at no 5 Glendale mount Union had a seven game winning Streak broken and finished the Spring with an 118 record eight year coach Russ Quay said it was a shame to end the season like that that was As poorly As weve played All year in not sure it was the same team out there in not taking anything away from West Mont but we had great potential and its just a shame Kim i Hiland 117 struck out one and walked none in going the distance winning Pitcher Ann Leffler gave up just four singles and fanned four but allowed eight walks Quay added Kim pitched another excellent game but we swung at a lot of bad balls the seven errors Are self explanatory the trojans had averaged 12 runs a game during their win Streak the three spot against Westmont was their lowest output since a 100 loss at Hollidaysburg apr 23 mount Union trailed 60 when it scored All three of its runs in the fourth inning two walks and hit set the table for Dawn Garner to stroke a two run single to boost her season total to 15 an error allowed the other run to Cross a pair of errors helped Westmont to a 20 jump in the first inning the Hill toppers put together six hits and an error to score four times in the third it could have been worse but the trojans threw out two runners at third base Westmont answered mount unions Trey with one of its own in the fourth a two run single and Rose Tomek singled in the other Jenny cannons triple was the big blow in a two run sixth but two Trojan errors did More damage Mcmillen led Westmont with three hits scoring four runs and driving Home four three trojans had Iong hitting streaks stopped by Leffler Judy Maynard Keli Dunkle 11 and Sherri Allen All three went into the game hitting Well Over 400 Pisa Tennis Smith is Only survivor Tussey Mountain senior Brent Smith is the Only area entry still alive in the Pisa Tennis Champion ships at Bloomsburg University he is one of 16 first round winners As the singles Field was Cut in half Smith survived three sets to Clear his initial hurdle Brian Wenders of Delaware Valley in District 12 thursday evening on one of Bloomsburg 18 courts Huntingdon senior Dave Wash bum was eliminated in a tight three set match by Clint Guyaux of High lands in District seven Tussey boys doubles Combina Tion of seniors Bruce Griffith and Shannon dolt went out in two sets against Eric Dickey and Brian Good of Punxsutawney Smith the District five Champion breezed to a 61 win in the opening set but dropped the second by a 75 score he got Back on track in the third set to oust Wenders 60 Tussey coach Jack Russell reviewed Brent played Well in the first and third sets but made quite a few unforced errors in the second set sometimes he loses his concent ration but usually comes Back Strong he had a problem with his serves the whole match but his ground strokes made up for it especially in the third set Smith making his third straight state singles bid and fourth appear Ance Overall advanced to this morn Ings nine Oclock second round against third seeded Ben Gabier of Chambersburg Gabier coasted past Meadville Kevin Mullen 61 62 in the opening round the Gabier Winner plays a quarterfinal this afternoon Washbum the District six run Nerup won the Middle set 75 but that was sandwiched by a pair of 64 set losses to Guyaux the Highlands entry moved on to the second round against seventh seeded Marty Cohen of Abington Bearcat coach Rick Lombard observed Dave played fairly Well but the boy he opened against was Tough it was a close match All the Way dolt and Griffith the District five doubles champions fell 63 and 62 to Pun sys District nine champs Russell stated i thought Bruce and Shannon played Well but you can play Well Here and still lose they led Early in both matches Dickey and Good advanced to the second round against second seeded Donald Mann and Ben marm of Lancaster Mccasky the District three champs titans Host Everett on saturday Tussey mountains softball team will Host Bedford county league rival Everett in the opening quarterfinal round of the District five class a a tournament the playoff is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon saturday May 26 with a 1 pm starting time at Salon the qualifying cutoff Date is today for the District five class a a baseball and softball tournaments however District statistician Ben Ortman of Rock Wood announces that the rankings for the top eight schools Are firm while theres a possibility of one change in baseball where Tussey is not among the eight qualifiers Tussey is seeded third in the softball pairings behind to ranked Southern Fulton and no 2 Northern Bedford Meyersdale follow the titans in fourth place the second four Are Windber at no 5 Everett Chestnut Ridge and Rock Wood the Home Field of the higher seeded qualifier will be used for the quarterfinal round All scheduled for tomorrow at 1 pm the other softball pairings include Rockwood at Southern Fulton Chestnut Ridge at Northern Bedford and Windber at Meyersdale the titans take an 117 record into postseason play that includes a pair of wins at the expense of Everett 97 at the Warrior Diamond apr 24 and a 101 Romp in the rematch at Saxton on wednesday of this week the warriors went 36 in bal play and the titans 55 Winner advances to the tuesday May 29 semifinals against the Winner of the Chestnut Bedford game the finals Are set for thursday May 31 with Friday june 1 set aside for a rain Date this Marks Tussey second straight appearance in District play last Spring the titans blanked Rockwood 50 in a semifinal but were eliminated 54 by Bedford in the title game Meyersdale Heads the baseball list followed by Conemaugh township Northern Bedford Everett and Bedford Chestnut Ridge is presently sixth but could drop to seventh if it loses its regular season finale today at Hyndman Mcconnellsburg is seventh and could climb to sixth if Ridge loses Windber rounds out the eight team Field saturdays quarterfinal pairings Are Windber at Meyersdale no 7 at Cone Maugh township no 6 at Northern Bedford and Bedford at Everett Stanley by Mike Tully up sports writer Boston up the Edmonton oilers say no one gave them a Chance at the Start of the season in the end they hardly gave anyone else a Chance the oilers firmed their Niche in hockey pantheon thursday night rid ing Bill ran Fords goal ending to their fifth Stanley cup in seven years with a 41 Victory Over the Boston Bruins nobody expected us to win and maybe rightfully so oilers Captain Mark Messier said but we came together As a team and played Well As a team Ranford and the oilers lost their playoff opener 75 and fell behind Winnipeg 31 before winning in seven games then they charged through the rest of the playoffs with a 123 Mark this team has rebounded quicker than anyone expected from the loss of Wayne Gretzky oilers Forward Craig Simpson said i dont think anyone gave us a Chance i think everyone was counting us out to Edmonton they deserved to win the game tonight Overall Boston coach Mike Milbury said congratulations to them they re a Fine hockey team they deserve to be s Tanley cup champions Boston led the league in regular season Points and team defense but never recovered after losing game 1 in triple overtime you can look to the first game when it was close but we let it get away from us Bruins Captain Ray Bourque said its hard to work this hard and have it mean nothing Bruins defens Eman Greg Hawgood said we could have won me first game we should have won the second game we won the third game but we put the puck in the net despite having More chances than them Ranford made 29 saves and Glenn Anderson and Simpson scored second period goals in the finale enabling the oilers to Clinch the Besto seven series in five games Ranford was awarded the Conn smythe trophy As most valuable More sports on Page 6 player for the playoffs this is the biggest thrill of my life Ranford said its something ill never forget As Long As i live it was a total team Effort the Guys played Well in front of me he played hard for us All year Long Winger Jari Kerri said its no Surprise for us never beforehand the oilers taken the cup on enemy ice and never had they won it without Gretzky they have won the Mug in five of their 11 years in the nil Only Montreal with 22 Toronto 13 and Detroit 7 have won the oldest trophy Given pro athletes in North America More limes than Edmonton they Are All Sweet with Wayne and without Kerri said this year its special because not everyone expected it Gretz this ones for you Messier said the oilers won behind Rookie coach John Muckler who became the 14th firs year coach to win the Stanley cup Muckler was a longtime assistant to Glen Sather who gave up coaching this year to concentrate on his general Man Ager duties just As they did in game 4 the oilers displayed Speed toughness and a scor ing touch if not for the goalie they a got room this ish t your Basic pos game s Talley cup shot Craig Simpson of the Edmonton oilers carries the cherished piece of National hockey league hardware to the trunk of an awaiting taxi cab in Boston thursday night the oilers took Home the cup for the fifth time in the past seven years by beating the Boston Bruins in five games the clincher in the Besto seven finals was a 41 Oiler Victory at the Garden up photo work on Beaver expansion to Start in june work begins Early next month on Utility improvements and site preparation for the proposed addition of 10300 seats to pern states Beaver stadium this would increase the capacity to approximately 94000 spectators Penn state officials scythe expansion would help meet the increased demand for Penn state football tickets the Kittany Lions have had 71 consecutive Home sellouts the proposal Calls for the Addi Tion of an upper deck on the stadiums North end the steel and Concrete Structure would partially overhang the existing stands two circulation Levels under the deck include Spectator ser vices such As restrooms vending areas and fir staid facilities a retaining Wall at ground level would help overcome the Sites existing slope and provide a Point of entry at the stadiums North Side Penn state originally consid ered a second deck on the East Side the end zone location How Ever was found to be mom Cost effective enabled planners to add 1000 additional seats and bring the spectators closer to the Field of received from Boston two years ago however the oilers might have returned to Edmonton still needing a Victory Ranford showed such magic that Hawgood finally broke his own stick in frustration Ranford shut out the Bruins thursday night until Lyndon Byers scored with left Ranford 23 came from Boston to Edmonton with Geoff Courtnell March 8 1988 for Andy Moog Ranford was playing Only because of Grant furs shoulder injury i never dreamt of being Here Ranford said then corrected himself i dreamed of being Here and playing for the cup Ranford made Many big stops none bigger than the one 13 seconds into the Middle period when he moved to his right to deny Craig Janney and preserve a scoreless tie just Over a minute later Anderson put Edmonton ahead with an end to end dash that Moog should have thwarted Anderson barrelled into the zone and split the defensive combo of Ray Bourque and Don Sweeney instead of coming out and taking away the shooters Angle Moog stayed in the crease allowing Anderson to poke the puck Between his legs Andersons goal came at on Edmonton first shot of the period the team scoring first captured All five games in the finals it was Andersons 10th goal of the playoffs and marked the second straight time he opened the scoring Anderson set up Craig Simps Onat moving in on a two none break Simpson took the pass and poked the puck around Moog for his playoff leading 16th goal after that Little doubt remained Over the outcome though Edmonton still needed Ranford who was awarded the As most valuable player of the playoffs later in the per Iod the goaltender blocked Cam Nee Lys drive from the right Circle extend ing Bis series Long domination of bos tons sniper Neely took four shots Overall in the first 40 minutes Bostons defeat added another ele ment of frustration to the franchise since winning the cup in 1972 the Bruins have reached the finals five times without a tide the third period brought More acrobatics from Ranford at he blocked a Point shot from Bourque then kicked out his right pad to Rob Brian Propp titans cancelled Tussey mountains regular season softball finale against Southern Pulton yesterday afternoon was cancelled due to a conflict with the athletic banquet at the Saxton school the game will not be made up the titans will be Back in action on saturday afternoon when they will Host a quarterfinal contest in District five

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