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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - April 9, 1991, Winchester, Virginia Sports the Winchester Star april Section d Montreal 1hits pirates on opening Day Pittsburgh a Dennis Martinez found himself thinking no hitter after five he should have known hed finish with a the Pittsburgh pirates mind a replay of but certainly not this there still losing to still losing to Martinez and there still losing who dominates the pirates More than any National league Pitcher with the possible exception of the dodgers Tim Belcher quieted the largest baseball crowd in Pittsburgh history by pitching six no hit innings in the expos 70 Victory monday the pirates Lone hit on the night they raised their 1990 my East championship Banner was Barry Bonds Lead off single in the Foster finds tech Job a perfect fit a former basketball coach Bill Foster didst need the but it was a Job he says he wanted after a year As a television basketball this Job is the perfect fit for the 55year old Foster said monday in accepting the Virginia tech coaching i honestly missed i missed the smell of the locker i missed being around the Foster signed a fou year Deal that will pay him he replaces Frankie who was transferred to an administrative position in the athletic department three weeks who has coached at North Clemson and becomes the 24th basketball coach in the schools his he spent last season As an analyst for the Ray com sports network and acted As a consultant for several athletic athletic director Dave Braine said Foster was the Only one offered the the Day after we announced that Frankie would be i got in my car and drove to Charlotte where i had dinner with Bill Braine he was at the top of my list i checked him out thoroughly and found nothing but Good at Foster restarted a Hurricane program that haunt had basketball since his first Miami went 1414 and compiled a 7871 record in his five seasons he did not return last in Foster started the pro Gram in his first team there went his final two teams went 224 and after the 233 season in Foster left the 49ers for the Atlantic coast conference and with the Foster racked up a 156106 record in nine including a trip to the final eight of the Mcaa tournament ill be going to the Hokie the dorms and the fraternities to get people fired up and excited about coming to Cassell coliseum to watch this team Foster Foster has compiled a 431247 re taken three teams to the nit one to the Mcaa former pirates Barry Jones and Scott Ruskin finished off the one hitter with a witless inning in other openers it was Cincinnati Houston and new York Philadelphia Martinez 10 improved to 82 lifetime against the who were 513 against the expos in he never gives in against said Bobby who was Hes he hits his spots Doest let up and has Good the pirates Are getting used to this one hit they were held to one hit by three Cincinnati pitchers in their season ending 21 loss to the reds in game 6 of the no and they managed just one hit off four pitchers in their last game against a 41 loss on have i Ever had this consecutive on hitters happen to me not six months pirates manager Jim Leyland expos pitchers have thrown on hitters in three of their last 18 including Chris Nabholz 20 Victory Over new York last but on hitters Are a rarity on opening according to expos publicist Richard there haunt been one in the majors since Ken Mcbride and Julio Navarro of the los Angeles Angels against the Washington senators on april the Angels Catcher then none other than expos manager Buck that was Nice because you like to get a lot of firsts out of the Way in a hurry especially the first Rodgers Dennis was very Good and we smoked the playing for the first time in a week after being rained out in their last four exhibition the expos worked Over 1990 no by Young award Winner Doug Drabek 01 and three relievers for 15 Ivan the expos key of season was 3for5 with a two run Homer in his no debut and Dave Martinez and Larry Walker had three hits Catcher Ron a no roster invitee to Spring had two hits and two acquired with Jones from the Chicago White sox for Tim followed Dave Martinez single with a two run Homer in the fifth for a 40 it was a typical Calderon Rodgers he uses the whole Field Hes the 3 hitter we Haven had in five Dennis Martinez wondered if he might be looking at the first no hitter of his 15year who pitched in the 1979 world series for Baltimore against the said he Hung a pair of pitches to Gary Redus in his first two times at but his outfielders ran Down both of his i said to myself that sometimes that How you get no hitters they hit it hard but somebody catches Martinez i thought maybe this will be my i was hitting my spots and was getting the Ball to Drabek got that sinking feeling in the first when he realized he want getting his breaking Ball Over for Tim Wallach had an rib single in the first and Walker doubled ahead of Hassels rib handles Andrew Armstrong left dribbles past Warren county Adam Kalpakgian during Northwestern District soccer action monday at the judges took a 21 Star photo by Rick Folsoi Victory Over the revamped soccer judges tame wildcats from Star staff sports reports the Handley soccer team inserted some new faces and came away with a 21 Victory Over an improved Warren county squad in a North Western District match monday at Handley High the judges Are now 12 on the while the wildcats slip to it was the second consecutive 21 loss for freshman Alan making his first Var sity got the judges on the Board with an unassisted goal at the 25minute Mark of the first Sophomore Jamie Dickinson scored another unassisted goal at the 40minute Mark of the first Warren county goal came off the foot of Jacob Ball at the 35minute Mark of the second Rob Morris got the the judges out shot the wildcats Mark Peters had 13 saves in goal for the while Jason Holland recorded 15 for Warren Handley coach Rod Carnill said he was look ing to shake things up by starting some younger including freshman Dennis i really Felt last game a 60 loss to Osbourn Friday that some of the older players were kind of com placement in their they but they really didst dig Down they used their athletic ability and their soccer but they didst go to the heart to handles Junior which is had some players who were More than willing to Carnill Ive watched the Junior varsity and really saw some players who wanted to they would play at All give 120 and then still be apologizing for not playing As Well As they thought they should there very very and i thought that should be Warren county coach Brian Burke also was very pleased with his teams i think were coming the kids sur prised we asked them to put the Ball Down in the Corners and they did that fairly Suc Burke added that the Wildcat offence had been running the Ball straight at the Middle of the oppositions defense with very Little the judges will now travel to Park where they take on the patriots at Carnill said he was looking Lor a representative performance against Park a team the judges have never Warren county will Host Broad run at Brewers beat Ryan by the associated press president Bush didst have his Best neither did Nolan the left the Arlington stadium Field after one a bouncer in the Ryan stuck around a lot longer and was saddled with a 54 loss to the Milwaukee was the fourth oldest Pitcher to Start an Jack was the oldest for the Brooklyn dodgers Back in i thought he had pretty Good but Ive seen him with better said Robin whose two run Homer was the big blow against Ive seen him enough to know that you dont want him to get on a Hes the Type of Ditcher who gets stronger As the game goes the Texas rangers now 53 in struck out walked two and gave up nine two of them for extra in seven inn he fell behind 30 before the rangers got Back to then Yount a fastball 390 feet and it hit the of the left Field Fence and fell the Only pitch that didst Hurt me was the Ryan Yount hit a that his he hits mediocre fastballs for in other it was Boston Toronto 2 Detroit new York 4 Chicago Baltimore 1 and Kansas City Cleveland a crowd of fans gave a rousing ovation to president whose son George Bush is managing partner for the for the presidents presence was something my Day was Complete just to shake the hand of the Yount its really disappointing to lose a game like that when you have so Many fans and the president in the Ryan i dont think All the hoopla bothered red Blue at Roger Clemens improved to 104 lifetime against the Blue jays and Jack Clark marked his return to the american league with a grand see american Page d3 James Wood second baseman Sam Russell right looks for the Call As North Stafford Dan Washington 2 steals second during these so photo by Rick Socle cond inning monday at Bridgeforth colonel shortstop Scon Copenhaver backs up the Wood came away with a 65 single in the the loss also was a repeat of 1990 to who was 226 but lost three of five decisions to knows How to pitch he was on All night and did a Good Drabek certain teams do Well against you every year and Montreal was that team last hopefully it wont be that Way this the crowd of was the largest to see a pirates game in Topping the who saw their 1988 there was a lot of excitement on opening night and it Felt Good to be Back up North Bonilla it want a Good but weve got 161 to see no Page d4 As sign Allison by Benbrooks Star sports writer the Oakland athletics begin their quest for a fourth straight Ameri can league Pennant and do so with front Royal native Dana Allison in the the former Warren county High school and James Madison univer sity pitching sensation completed his improbable Rise to the big leagues on monday when he signed a major league contract with the i dont think we even realize the enormity of the situation Allison said Mon Day its really some efforts to reach Allison monday night were he Call Home to share his news and a few tears with his Fame they were some Happy tears i was Allison Hes really but he said hed be Okay As soon As he crossed the White its possible that Allison could make his major league debut on National Oakland season opener tonight against Minnesota will be televised on esp at the 24yearold Allison said in a Telephone interview last week that he expects to be used in special situations where he might be called upon to get one or two left handed hitters Tony Larussa said that Hes going to go with situational Allison Allison has been impressive in his two years in the minor demonstrating excellent in 126 the Lethander has struck out 100 and walked Only Allison was helped by Oakland decision to Start the season with a 12man pitching staff and also by an injury to Veteran reliever Rick at least one of the 12 pitchers will be sent Back to the minor leagues in a couple of weeks when Honeycutt returns from the disabled the 36yearold Honeycutt underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his shoulder and has already started throwing its i could see him making it with another see Dana Page d4 Wood edges Stafford by Jerry Holsworth Star sports writer James Wood relied on a late inn ing run by Darren Powell and Brilliant Relief work by Eddie Sim Mons to defeat North Stafford 65 in a Commonwealth District baseball game monday at Bridgeforth the win is Woods first in Commonwealth District play against two Simmons came on in the top of the sixth inning with one out and the bases loaded with the colonels ahead after giving up two he was Able to get out of inning by striking out Wolverine Paul after the colonels were Able to regain the Lead in the Bottom of the Simmons came on in the seventh and struck out the Side to preserve the Simmons got beat in his first appearance and worked hard to come said colonel manager Bill one of the things that these kids must understand is see Huse Ball Page d3

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