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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 2, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba 44 Winnipeg free March fight fee floors foe Lalonde lands new opponent for comeback bout the Price want Mike to Flatt has withdrawn from a March 20 fight against Donny Kunfe of Winnipeg because Pollitt and fight organizers agree on a promoter Dwayne Rosenberg said in a news Pollitt has been replaced by Bert Gravney of West Virginia in the 10round fight that Marks Lalonde return to the boxing ring after a Brief is the West virginian Champion and has won his last four the latest a first round knockout of Henry Baker on Lalonde will face Australia Jeff Harding in june for hardings world boxing councils Light heavyweight Crown in Rosenberg a former Champion who retired after losing his title to sugar Ray is ranked o d d court it was the Best of it was the worst of Darryl Strawberry of the new York mets left the Smithers alcoholism and treatment Centre in new York yesterday after completing 27 Days in alcohol meanwhile in another new York new Day says Strawberry is expected to attend a hearing today in Van regarding his 26 the hearing had been suspended while Strawberry underwent his wife Lisa attended a preliminary hearing 9 and told investigators she does not want to pursue the Case which developed when Strawberry was reported to have threaten her with a the decision on whether to press is left to the City attorneys the Maxim mum penalty for spousal Battery and abuse is one year in jail and a Strawberry was arrested and jailed for in the Arena about two hours Early on the morning of 26 when his wife told police he had hit her and threatened her with a loaded handgun during a Domestic a a a basketball magic Johnson of the los Angeles who averaged assists and rebounds a was named yesterday As Aba player of the month for twice during the month Johnson had triple his sixth and seventh of the he also hit 29 of 58 three Point attempts and led the firs place lakers to a 102 record during the Johnsons triple doubles came on 24 15 assists and 10 rebounds in a 121119 overtime Victory against Portland and 17 17 assists and 11 rebounds in a 113111 Victory at he had three 17assist games during the d d d soccer Joao president of the federation internationale de football association has confirmed his determination to replace the traditional two 45minute periods with four 25minute Havelange said at a news conference yesterday in Algiers he would like to see the new system introduced for the 1994 world cup in the United things evolve and football has become very he the sport is attracting More and More sponsors and television and it needs More Revenue to assure its development throughout the with this change television and radio would have time to carry More said american television companies Are believed to have told the fifa president that unless the changes Are made it will be almost impossible to assure wide television coverage in the states of the 1994 world Odd we1ghtlifting they received a Ricky Chaplin and Gareth the two Welsh weightlifters who tested positive for banned drugs at the Commonwealth games in have been banned for life by the British Amateur weightlifters middleweight Chaplin won the Gold medal in the snatch and hives won three Silver medals in the heavyweight division in new zealand before drug samples from both men were found Chaplin was found to have traces of excess testosterone and hives was tested positive for the steroid that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson used at the Seoul an experienced team from England pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Cricket history yesterday in with a convincing Victory Over the West the English which had played 30 test matches against the world powerhouse without a romped to Victory by nine wickets for its first Triumph in the series since England inexperienced but enthusiastic fast bowlers bundled the West indies out for 164 runs on the opening Day of the five Day England then replied with 364 thanks to an innings of 132 by test map Allan the West indies did Little better in the second losing their last wicket yesterday for 240 after rain washed out play d d d baseball the Toronto Blue jays Are Darryl Strawberry leaves an alcohol rehabilitation Centre seriously considering moving their class a baseball team from to said the cites but such a move would Cost Pensacola the Price of a new baseball stadium estimated at to Rod Kendig said weve met three or four he its serious in that they Arent flirting with Knoxville Blue jays general manager Gary Mccune toured Pensacola with Kendig and confirmed that he wants to move the which attracted Only fans for 72 Home games last season the lowest attendance in the Southern up photo Ontario teams dominate hearts by Ian Maclaine the Canadian press Ottawa Alison Goring didst have to meet team Canadas Heather Houston in the Ontario Goring finally emerged from the provincials this year after four of Thunder is making the second defence of the Canadian women Curling championship she first won in the two Ontario teams will Trade shots tonight at the Ottawa civic Centre in the semifinal for the Scott tournament of the Winner will face Nova Scotia Heather Rankin for the title tomorrow weve done Well against them in the Goring recalled last night following a 92 rout of Heidi Hanlon of Saint i just Hope the percentages catch up with the coupled with Albertas defeat of Sas left Ontario and team Canada tied at 74 in the 12team standings after 15 preliminary of secured first place and a final berth wednesday and finished with a 92 none of the expected playoff scenarios to decide the semifinalists emerged from the final with the exception of Debbie Shermack of Edmonton beating Regina Veteran Michelle Schneider with a pressure packed shot in the 10th the rest of the final draw went according to the final standings saw Saskatchewan slip to 65 along with Alberta and they were followed by British Manitoba and new All Prince Edward Island and and the Rankin downed Janet Harvey of Kelley Atkins of Defeated Francine Poisson of and Kathy Champan of stole a 65 extra end win Over Kim Dorian of Houston maintained her record of sneaking into the playoff picture by stealing two in the 12th end for a 64 win Over Quebec while Saskatchewan edged Ontario in other Alberta beat Newfoundland downed new Brunswick 94 and pounded the although Treyve met about 10 times in the with Goring by her own estimate winning seven or eight of the matchup with she worried about taking the defending champions the last time we played a 74 Ontario win in the seventh round the ice went both Heather and i struggled that game so neither of us played she said that while Houston has been carrying the Canadian Standard the last two the play at the provincial level has kept her team Goring appears to have shed the choke image she acquired while losing key games at the provincials until breaking the Mould this the Ontario were really Tough this she we figured if we could get by teams like Marilyn Darte 1986 Canadian and world Cham Pion we could make a decent show at the the fact that Goring curled 85 per cent and her team 86 per cent in the final game both highs for the last round seems to support gorings appraisal that Treyve finally coca agrees to merger Ottawa up the Canadian ladies Curling association and its 11 member associations have endorsed a proposed merger with curl Canada and the Canadian Curling association under a single governing the expected action was taken yesterday at the Clucas annual meeting and is expected to get the Green Light by the Cha at meetings in Sault next before the merger can be the three National associations the coca and curl Canada must surrender their Char Janet Harvey surveys situation in final round Canadian open has to hangup Toronto up it appears the Canadian open Golf tournament wont be played in june or july Ever the scheduled this year for Glen Abbey Golf club at nearby Hast attracted sufficient television sponsors to get it on a major powerful display mba d Charles Barkley made his pres ence Felt on a foreign the robust Forward had 32 Points and 15 rebounds and Hersey Haw Kins scored 20 of his 24 Points in the second half As the Philadelphia 76ers Defeated the new York kicks d Isiah Thomas scored 24 Points and the Detroit pistons won their third tier aught holding the Washington bullets to their lowest Point total this q Send him to the launching pad Akeem Olajuwon scored 41 Points at the Houston rockets beat Phoe Nix snapping the suns nine game winning d Stehn Stockton 26 Points and 21 assists and Thurl Baileys 18 Point third Quarter led the jazz to a 11 91 02 Victory Over television network in its traditional Early summer Steve Vic president of tournament affairs and sponsor relations for the pea said were trying to find a Good Posi Tion for the Canadian one that we can lock Rankin told the Toronto Globe and i want to say the sep tember dates Are but we Are looking for a time after the traditional television times in the i dont see june or july any we cant have the tournament in a period when a highlights pay ing to sponsor could get in the truth someones got to underwrite network said Richard Canadian open director for the Royal Canadian Golf most pea tour events Are on network television because tournament sponsors Purchase up to 50 per cent of advertising air Ryder system is not Only sponsoring this weeks doral Ryder it has also purchased significant but Dumaurier which spends million to finance the Canadian does not sell imperials Tobac co products in the United states and cannot advertise them on television in Canada or the the Canadian gets no coverage on major television Canadian biathlon finals focus of flurry of events on local scene dont let the mild weather fool theres still plenty of activity on the local ski biathlon grabs a big piece of the spotlight because the National championship comes to Manitoba for the first time next weekend and top Biath letes from across the country will arrive Early next week to test the Falcon Lake biathlon the 1990 National championships will be held March with races commencing at 11 each Day except March when there will be no National team members will be in along with the Manitoba contingent and the championship will determine the makeup of the 199091 National training program and world cup there Are 104 Biath letes from across Canada Paget Manitoba 1988 who has recently retired to pursue a coaching is expected to be on along with a teammates Glen Ken Joel Yvonne Vissar and Jane Isakson from Steve Cyr of Tom Hansen and Tony Fiala from British Columbia and Ellen Gillis and Merv Durham of National coach is Mike the Manitoba team will include Dana Mike Steve Gord John Sheryl Sonja Straus and Cathy they could use a Little fan d d d Cross country skiing also has some National Competition coming with a Canada cup event March 15 at the legislative grounds in and More Canada cup Competition along with the provincial ski tracks Ralph Bagley championships March 1718 at two important events Are on the Cross country Calendar before those the Manitoba schools championships will be held tomorrow at Windsor Park Golf with registration from 10 to 11 and racing to Start at the Cross country ski portion of the Manitoba Winter games finals will be held March 911 at the ski Birch area at eight Manitoba skiers and three coaches Are in Ottawa this week for the Canadian Junior the team comprises Ian Trevor Brad John Joanna Chera Paula Krepps and Marisa provincial coach Richard Pettit has Paul Krepps and Erik Wallace assisting Nan in Alpine the focus this weekend is on the final Manitoba cup event and provincial championship slalom racing tomorrow and sunday at Holiday Mountain at la next the Alpine portion of the Manitoba Winter games will also be at Holiday Mountain with training racing thursday and dual racing the provincial team members will be on hand for the Manitoba cup event on the then coach Carlo Bartolacci takes them to red for a week of training before the Western states Pis at that location the following Junior racers will travel to Collingwood for the National Junior championships and that includes a couple of local who have been coming on Strong Mark has climbed into the top 15 in National Junior rankings and Lori recently placed third in a Canadian Alpine series Western Miller and Walker were the top performers last weekend when the Manitoba cup races were held at Thompsons mystery Bartolacci had High Praise for the Thompson we had a Good the weather was great and the condition were he recreational the mild weather has made the selection of proper waxes critical for the Cross country but conditions remain quite Good on most of the trails recreational Alpine skiers also have Good conditions at most of the nearby resorts because of the excellent Snow making conditions earlier in the Manitoba skiers will take advantage of the mild weather to tune up for the upcoming Spring ski when Many Manitoban will head for their animal Jaunt to the reports indicate most of the ski resorts in Alberta and British Columbia and the favorite places South of the Border have plenty of Snow and expect to be in Fine shape for the major exodus of which takes place hiring the Soring break in the last week of t i i i roses 1000 i Roh it 1w 11 Winnipeg locations Academy florists Snow report 25 100 open open daily 40 raw 6cm 100 open vory open daily Holiday 100 open very open daily Falcon no report Stony 60 new 1cm 100 very Good Frost Dakota 4045 new 810cm 100 very open thur Asun mount ont no re port Candy Thunder on 75 Good Loch Thundu ont 20 85 Good new 100 excellent giants no report 100 open very Good Lake 100 excellent Sunshine 220 100 excellent fortress very Good 100 open very Good very Good 100 open very Good Marmot open excellent Fernie Snow 140370 100 very Good 100 open excellent Silver 170 100 open excellent red 100 excellent big open excellent too 100 open excellent very 100 excellent Apex 151 100 open excellent big Mountain Montana 86 280 100 excellent Sweitzer Sandpoint Idaho 100 excellent watch for Gords Spring starting next week 7 90hm9 9 109 j0414

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