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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 27, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba 62 Winnipeg free april Hawks sniper returns in style by Ashley Prest Winnipeg free press Portage la Prairie com ing Home has never really been much of a thrill for Derek Crawford but today it is the 20yearold Nipawin Hawks Centre lists Winnipeg As his Home town but As the Ana vet cup inter provincial Junior hockey series be tween Nipawin and Portage terriers continues Crawford wears the Hawks Blacken Gold and skates before a sea of familiar Derek is a Boodan guts kind of Guy and he rises to any said Nipawin coach Bob who is also a former Manitoban who toiled with the University of Manitoba bosons under coach Wayne Flem Hes he works hard on the ice All the time and he just epitomizes what the Nipawin Hawks Are All a renegade from Winnipeg souths hockey Crawford made a break for it at 17 when he was invited to the Rookie Camp of the Western hockey leagues Prince Albert they asked me to come to Nipawin and try it there for a while and i just ended up said Crawford who has played hockey and lived in Nipawin for the past four returning Home to Mani Toba for a while each who is also the Hawks assistant holds team rec ords in almost every category and finished in the top 20 of the Saskatchewan Junior hockey leagues regular season terriers edged Portage la Prairie the Nipawin Hawks scored two unan swered goals to Edge the Portage terriers 43 Here last night and take a 21 Lead in the Besto seven Ana vet cup inter provincial terriers Veteran Centre Brad Mcginnis opened the scoring with his first of two on the night when he ripped a shorthanded backhand goal at of the portages other goal came from defence Man Chris the Hawks got singles from Cory Al Wonitowy and Sean Jackson with David Gardener scor ing the Winner at of the High flying a a jays hit the roof Gruber leads the charge Blue jays Tony Fernandez turns a double play against the indians byte Mealoney the Canadian press by the Whit hot Kelly the Blue jays used explosive hitting during a i game Home stand to vault into first place in the american league they won seven games and outscored opponents 64 on its helped quite a bit playing in the sky dome instead of outside at exhibition said manager Cito nobody likes to hit when your hands Are when you Wake up in the you know youre going to be in the other youd Hope it was going to rain so you didst have to play in the theres More of a positive instead of an iffy despite managing just five hits in a 43 loss to Cleveland Toronto compiled a team batting average during the 10 compared with for their against Kansas City and Toronto hit 19 homers to their there As Good an offensive club that Ive Ever pitched said Tom Cleveland winning Pitcher Treyve got Power and a Good pitching just about everybody in the jays lineup on a regular or platoon basis improved their batting statistics during the eight players hit better than Toronto Allstar third led the regulars by belting six driving in 14 runs and hitting for a against from whose system he was plucked in the 1983 he went 10for18 for a average in four the others Over included Tony whose 15game hitting Streak halted he hit and drove in nine the rest of the roster was Junior George with a pair of homers Catcher Pat in his platoon role with two homers Manny Fred with 13 walks and two homers platoon Catcher Greg with two homers and eight Mcgriffe walk total demonstrates that pitchers would much prefer facing Rookie designated hitter John who bats sixth in the lineup just behind but he also picked up his average to and two the Way our lineup is you dont know who batting fourth and who batting said Pitcher Mike who escaped a loss monday when Toronto recovered from a 92 deficit to beat the indians another intriguing Factor is the sky dome which remained closed for All but one yesterdays since the sky dome opened on june 5 last Toronto is 205 with the roof 2419 when the elements Are allowed the climate controlled conditions Are working to Toronto the jays lineup of War weather habitats including just one lives North of South Carolina in the the difference is 100 per cent from exhibition said second baseman Nelson this is a help to a lot of because at least 80 per cent of the Ball players Here Are from Good in the cold it is very baseball is supposed to played in Good the Ball is also carrying better than it did last june and Argo a says Loop threat to our territory continued from Page 59 in upset by said Cal commissioner Donald the last time i looked Montreal was still in i still think its a great City with great people and wed like to place a franchise i think you certainly have to consider it a added whether it has the potential to make our life impossible is some thing you have to be concerned the 12team which will open its three month season in March will serve As a development system for the a role critics say the Cal has been serving in recent its a said Toronto Argos general manager Mike its definitely a i dont like to see the big negative is there invading our i dont like having an outside team in Olaf president Tex who in tends to place teams in the United Europe and didst acknowledge the Cal when he discussed the leagues pres ence in i dont want people to feel we Are a foreign we have not come to compete with the expos and the Cana said Schramm during a press Confer ence at Montreal City were Here to bring football Back to Montreal in a world at the last Cal Board of governors meet Crump created a committee to examine placing a team in a preliminary report is expected at the governors next now planned for june in we still have aspirations of having a franchise in not for this year certainly and perhaps not for next year said Winnipeg Blue bombers presi Dent Ted High on the cols list of essentials for a Montreal franchise is creating a follow ing within the francophone in the Wake of the Alou ettes apathy in the French speaking Community was frequently cited As a major reason for the teams the Olaf franchise will operate on Money posted by 27 of the Nils 28 the Nils deep pockets will carry the Olaf through any lean financial Cal officials believe that without a prominent French fan turnout will be no better than it was during the final Days of the when they dont have anybody attending they 11 find out what football is All about in said who worked in the United states football league when it started invading established nil we have to feel threatened by the nil Felt that Way when we went into i think Well be Able to use this As a test Market to see whether Well be Able to go into by moving into the Olaf adds to the economic struggle of the the Cal needs to reestablish itself in Montreal before it can even consider negotiating a better television contract than the current Deal with the absence of a team in a cols largest Market costs the league millions of dollars in to when youre talking about to a team in Montreal would enhance our image As a Canadian said with no visible signs of the Cal appears to be taking the approach that if they dont look at the Montreal situation the Olaf will go time will show whether that thinking is foolish or maybe the Best strategy will be to sit Back for a while and watch How they said Shenkarow confused by turn of events continued from Page 59 the webs which is a situation that Doest anger Shenkarow As much As it confuses i think there has been very Good dialogue at our the jets president but Ive been hearing on the Street that the enterprises is going its own Way on the Arena Issue and that the mayors committee was just a smoke maybe in naive but i Hope that not the Shenkarow has made it Clear that Hes not prepared to Buck enterprises and build his own build Hes also made it Howe that he supports evas proposal for a building near the convention Centre and he also supports the efforts of the mayors committee to come to an honest decision not a private plan by the there Are obviously influences at work which Are up to the same old Shenkarow there is a lot of scepticism in the business Community right in hoping our committee is making the jets organization the four Pri vate owners has done everything it can if there Are forces at work trying to do things then it May take six months or it May take 10 years to feel the Ramizi we simply cant have self interest groups dictate to the City things that Are detrimental to its the enterprises source who spoke with Thampi said the Wec will run the new multiplex and will strike a Deal with Shenkarow under which the jets would receive a Good por Tion of Concession revenues so the hockey club can cover increased really it would appear that no matter what Shenkarow and the private owners try to enterprises has always intended to guarantee that they never receive an honest return on their however his brother Randy Moffat and Harvey Secter have been involved in an ownership capacity with the club for 12 it is unlikely the Wec can get rid of them at least not without losing the hockey club in the Shenkarow has said he needs an answer on the Arena question by june he May get the answer by june 1 but it May not be the one he however if the As an Arm of the builds a Public a funded multiplex at the it will place a huge onus on the mayor and on the after it would be frightening to think of the webs multiplex As a White elephant built expressly for 10 Canadian football league Ryan ties on hitter record a Nolan at 43 off to his fastest Start in 15 tied Bob Fellers major league record of 12 one pitching the Texas rangers past the Chicago White sox 10 last moved within seven games of 300 striking out 16 White sox As he allowed Only Ron kitties Check swing single to right Field in the second Texas first baseman Rafael Palmeiro stumbled As be turned to catch the soft Fly and the Ball fell cleanly for a hit behind Ryan has allowed one or fewer hits in a Complete game 17 another major league it was ryans 58th career the 200th time he has fanned at least 10 batters and the 24th time in his 23year career he has struck out at least 15 in a the 16 strikeouts set a team Potoff hockey Send in 5 tickets with the word score in the Bonus area to get an nil yours before the season ends instant lottery free Bike accessories Worth buy any Bike by april 26th and get Worth of Bike i accessories 1 t free 00 Schwinn Mirada Mountain Bike Ideal for the recreational cyclist hurry Sale ends 8 april z8th trek 800 Mountain like our Best Selling Bike easy to own at cat Eye Vectera computer matrix Lite helmet 95 s54 95 Bike Wear accessories on Sale now

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