Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives May 6 1990, Page 46

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 6, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press May 1990 sports no trouble Reading signs Beaulieu fits in at 2nd despite being mute by Jim Timlick Cliff Beaulieu looks pretty much like any other Ball he May seem a Little cocky taking Fielding practice at second base during the South Winnipeg chiefs Spring training and you dont see him chatting much with for All intents and purposes is just another member of the the Only difference is Beaulieu is he cannot speak and he has been profoundly deaf since last the Sandy Bay Reserve member was in the starting Outfield for the duels midget Beaulieu is currently fighting for a Job with the Junior but is expected to Start the season with the teams Bison chiefs Junior coach Paul Lagimodiere said Beaulieu Handicap Hast hindered his play on the weve never had to worry about he sees what the situation is and he knows what to said in his first season As head coach of the Junior Hes played second Hes played first he can play virtually any i dont think Hes played Catcher weve even been teaching him How to very Seldom does he make a last year was the first season Beaulieu played with a hearing team in Al though he had a couple of seasons under his Belt with a team at Sandy Bay Beaulieu says he wanted to play baseball so badly last season that he didst feel any fear or nervousness about playing with a regular Ball the biggest obstacle for him to overcome was the communication Gap with although he can lip he is not proficient enough to be Able to interpret the barked commands of the other the problem was eventually solved when Roland Huemmer Cap he More to than most but he says that has fuelled his desire to improve his whatever the sport i have to go out and youve got to prove to people you have Good skills so people will be interested in you have to work that much Beaulieu also played last sea son with the Crescent Wood midget hockey he says he prefers baseball Over hockey because it Doest require a player to depend on being Able to hear As i feel More confident at base says whose baseball idol is Cal Ripkin of the Baltimore while Beaulieu is accepted As one of the Guys by his chiefs Tea that Hast been the Case with some he has been the object of derision by some players who called him retarded or swore at like most Beaulieu takes the cat Calls in it Doest bother me when i was younger it now its just a part of Beaulieu has Only an outside Chance of making the chiefs Junior team for this but both he and Lagimodiere be Lieve it is Only a matter of time he used pen and paper to communicate with the rest of the Hes also Given a helping hand sometimes by the who will direct him where to throw the Ball if Hes in Cliff Beaulieu has to prove himself More than most Ball he will eventually be a Junior Ball Hes got the said last the Junior chiefs finished with a 1410 tied with Elmwood giants for fourth the chiefs lost to the giants in have no trouble watching what is the first round of the Ejbl i know to throw it to third if m least n members of a be including outfielder Scott manness and his brother Jason at third base Man Prendergast and Pitcher Camle Lagimodiere is also hoping to get pitchers Rob Altemeyer and Houston Klas who Are attending universities South of the Back in the going someone is going to you really Only need to depend on your eyes to know what is going said Beaulieu through a sign language i sometimes wish someone could sign Asl american sign language he Beaulieu admits that because of his hand High school athlete of the week Warkentin a coach dream by Chris Vajcner Early in the soccer the re building Muci Hawks found they needed More they didst have to look any further than Mars Hall Warkentin to find led the mennonite Brethren Hawks soccer team with three goals Enro Ute to a 70 Victory Over West Kildonan last i knew they Start to go he we have solid goal ending with Andy this year were looking for we had Offen Sive problems but were getting bet its we won Muci returned to the soccer scene last year and the rebuilding of the team has been a slow but steady our were starting Over said who also plays goal for the premiere division Kiliona Warkentine love of soccer goes Back More than 10 he attrib utes his Success in the sport to Many its a culmination of a lot of coaching prac Tice and and the Grade 11 student his soccer coach also happens to be his but Warkentin said that Doest have much bearing on his id play As hard regardless of who was i think he expects a Little but i think he tries to be equal with me and he Ken head of the phys de department at said Warken tin is a Well rounded High school Stu Warkentin quit aaa hockey this year to play varsity basketball for Opalko and started at Hes got a tremendous a positive tremendous de termination and Opalko he wants to win so Hes a Beautiful Guy to Hes self to Hes hard on Hes very you want 12 of those Guys on your minute Muff enter and win i ambress 1011 main 970 Portage Pine 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