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College baseball, tennis, college softball

COLLEGE BASEBALL

NCAA Division I Regionals

Double Elimination

At Clark-LeClair Stadium

Greenville, N.C.

Monday

East Carolina 10, South Carolina 9, 10 innings, East Carolina advances

At Boshamer Stadium

At Doug Kingsmore Stadium

Clemson, S.C.

Monday

Clemson 6, Oklahoma State 5, Clemson advances

At Russ Chandler Stadium

Atlanta

Monday

Southern Mississippi 12, Georgia Tech 8, Southern Miss advances

At Jim Patterson Stadium

Louisville, Ky.

Monday

Louisville 5, Vanderbilt 2, Louisville advances

At Oxford-University Stadium

Oxford, Miss.

Monday

Mississippi 4, Western Kentucky 1, Mississippi advances

At Reckling Park

Houston

Monday

Rice 13, Kansas State 4, Rice advances

NCAA Division I Super Regionals

(Best-of-3)

At Dick Howser Stadium

Tallahassee, Fla.

Friday: Arkansas (37-22) vs. Florida State (45-16), Noon

Saturday: Arkansas vs. Florida State, Noon

Sunday: Arkansas vs. Florida State, Noon, if necessary

At Oxford-University Stadium

Oxford, Miss.

Friday: Virginia (46-12-1) vs. Mississippi (43-18), 2 p.m.

Saturday: Virginia (46-12-1) vs. Mississippi (43-18), Noon

Sunday: Virginia (46-12-1) vs. Mississippi (43-18), 3 p.m., if necessary

At Alex Box Stadium

Baton Rouge, La.

Friday: Rice (43-16) vs. LSU (49-16), 7 p.m.

Saturday: Rice vs. LSU, 5 p.m.

Sunday: Rice vs. LSU, 7 p.m., if necessary

At Goodwin Field

Fullerton, Calif.

Friday: Louisville (47-16) vs. Cal State Fullerton (45-14), 10:30 p.m.

Saturday: Louisville vs. Cal State Fullerton, 5 p.m.

Sunday: Louisville vs. Cal State Fullerton, 10 p.m., if necessary

At UFCU Disch-Falk Field

Austin, Texas

Saturday: TCU (39-16) vs. Texas (44-13-1), 6 p.m.

Sunday: TCU vs. Texas, 3 p.m.

Monday: TCU vs. Texas, 1 or 7 p.m., if necessary

At McKethan Stadium

Gainesville, Fla.

Saturday: Southern Mississippi (38-24) vs. Florida (42-20), 3 p.m.

Sunday: Southern Mississippi vs. Florida, 7 p.m.

Monday: Southern Mississippi vs. Florida, 1 or 7 p.m., if necessary

At Boshamer Stadium

Chapel Hill, N.C.

Saturday: East Carolina (46-18) vs. North Carolina (45-16), Noon

Sunday: East Carolina vs. North Carolina, Noon

Monday: East Carolina vs. North Carolina, 1 or 7 p.m., if necessary

At Packard Stadium

Tempe, Ariz.

Saturday: Clemson (44-20) vs. Arizona State (47-12), 9 p.m.

Sunday: Clemson vs. Arizona State, 10 p.m.

Monday: Clemson vs. Arizona State, 7 p.m., if necessary

HOLE IN ONE

JIM WALLACE, No. 8 at Crosswinds, 133 yards, 8-iron.

TENNIS

French Open

Paris

Singles

Men

Quarterfinals

Robin Soderling (23) d. Nikolay Davydenko (10) 6-1, 6-3, 6-1.

Fernando Gonzalez (12) d. Andy Murray (3) 6-3, 3-6, 6-0, 6-4.

Women

Quarterfinals

Dinara Safina (1) d. Victoria Azarenka (9) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Dominika Cibulkova (20) d. Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles

Men

Quarterfinals

Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic (1), Serbia, d. Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 6-2.

Bob and Mike Bryan (2) d. Marc Lopez and Tommy Robredo 7-6 (1), 4-6, 7-6 (2).

Women

Quarterfinals

Cara Black and Liezel Huber (1) d. Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Nadia Petrova (10) 6-3, 6-3.

Mixed

Quarterfinals

Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Mark Knowles d. Alisa Kleybanova and Bruno Soares 4-6, 6-3, 10-7 tiebreak.

SPORTS NOTE

OWENS GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP: Owens Community College will have its Express Girls Summer Slam individual basketball camp June 22-25 for players 8 through 15 from 8 a.m. to noon in the college s Student Health and Activities Center. The Owens staff and current basketball players will serve as instructors. Fee: $75. Information 567-661-7941 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext 7941. Parents and coaches are invitited to observe at no additional charge.

NOTRE DAME SPORTS CAMPS: Notre Dame Academy is offering camps in five different sports this summer for girls: Soccer- entering 3rd through 9th grade, June 15-18; Softball- (3rd through 9th) June 22-24; Volleyball (3rd through 9th) 8 different sessions beginning June 22 through July 30; Basketball (girls entering 5th through 9th) June 15-18; Lacrosse- (entering 7th through 11th) July 6-8. Information at the school 419-475-9359 or www.nda.org

BOWSHER BASEBALL CAMP: Bowsher High School will hold a baseball camp on June 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to noon for students going into grades 3 and 9. Fee: $40. Information and registration Coach Lew Ackerman 419-944-7376.

LATEST LINE

Baseball, National League

NY Mets Even-6 PITTSBURGH

WASHINGTON Even-6 San Francisco

FLORIDA Even-6 Milwaukee

ATLANTA 51/2 -61/2 Chicago Cubs

Colorado Even-6 HOUSTON

ST. LOUIS Even-6 Cincinnati

SAN DIEGO Even-6 Philadelphia

LA DODGERS 81/2 -91/2 Arizona

American League

Boston 61/2 -71/2 DETROIT

NY YANKEES 71/2 -81/2 Texas

LA Angels Even-6 TORONTO

TAMPA BAY 61/2 -71/2 Kansas City

Cleveland Even-6 MINNESOTA

CHI WHITE SOX 51/2 -61/2 Oakland

SEATTLE Even-6 Baltimore

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

NCAA Division I

Championship Series

(Best-of-3)

Last night: Washington 3, Florida 2, Washington wins series 2-0

Monday: Washington 8, Florida 0

NBA

Playoffs

NBA FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Thursday

Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 7

Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 9

L.A. Lakers at Orlando, 9 p.m.

Thursday, June 11

L.A. Lakers at Orlando, 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 14

L.A. Lakers at Orlando, 8 p.m., if necessary

Tuesday, June 16

Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m., if necessary

Thursday, June 18

Orlando at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m., if necessary

NHL

Playoffs

STANLEY CUP FINALS

Last night: Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 2, Detroit leads series 2-1

Saturday: Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 1.

Sunday: Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 1

Thursday: Detroit at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 6: Pittsburgh at Detroit, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 9: Detroit at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m., if necessary

Friday, June 12: Pittsburgh at Detroit, 8 p.m., if necessary

Detroit 2 0 0 2

Pittsburgh 2 0 2 4

First Period 1, Pittsburgh, Talbot 5 (Malkin, Letang), 4:48. 2, Detroit, Zetterberg 10 (Leino, Franzen), 6:19. 3, Detroit, Franzen 12 (Zetterberg, Kronwall), 11:33 (pp). 4, Pittsburgh, Letang 4 (Malkin, Gonchar), 15:57 (pp).

Penalties Orpik, Pit (interference), 9:42; Cleary, Det (holding), 14:46; Franzen, Det (tripping), 18:02.

Second Period None.

Penalties Satan, Pit (holding), 15:35.

Third Period 5, Pittsburgh, Gonchar 3 (Malkin, Crosby), 10:29 (pp). 6, Pittsburgh, Talbot 6 (Fedotenko), 19:03 (en).

Penalties Ericsson, Det (interference), 9:06.

Shots on Goal Detroit 12-14-3 29. Pittsburgh 7-4-10 21.

Power-play opportunities Detroit 1 of 2; Pittsburgh 2 of 3.

Goalies Detroit, Osgood 14-5-0 (20 shots-17 saves). Pittsburgh, Fleury 13-7-0 (29-27).

A 17,132 (16,940). T 2:19.

PREP SOFTBALL

State Tournament

Firestone Stadium in Akron

DIVISION I

State Semifinals

Hudson (28-2) vs. Cincinnati Colerain (20-8), Thursday 10 a.m.; Hilliard Darby (21-8) vs. Elyria (27-3), Thursday 12:30 p.m.

Final: Saturday, 10 a.m.

DIVISION II

State Semifinals

Tallmadge (26-4) vs. Bellville Clear Fork (28-3), Friday, 3 p.m.; Hamilton Ross (23-6) vs. Byesville Meadowbrook (22-7), Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Final: Saturday, 7 p.m.

DIVISION III

State Semifinals

Hebron Lakewood (28-4) vs. Columbus Bishop Ready (23-6), Friday, 10:00 a.m.; Magnolia Sandy Valley (24-5) vs. Youngstown Ursuline (26-5), Friday, 12:30 p.m.

Final: Saturday, 4 p.m.

DIVISION IV

State Semifinals

Crestline (20-4) vs. Convoy Crestview (26-3), Thursday, 3:00 p.m.; Ansonia (26-7) vs. Strasburg-Franklin (29-2), Thursday, 5:30 p.m.

Final: Saturday, 1 p.m.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX Recalled OF Mark Kotsay from the 15-day DL. Optioned 1B-OF Jeff Bailey to Pawtucket (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS Activated RHP Joakim Soria and SS Tony Pena Jr. from the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Sidney Ponson on the 15-day DL and OF Coco Crisp on the bereavement list.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS Purchased the contract of RHP Vin Mazzaro from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned RHP Kevin Cameron to Sacramento. Transferred RHP Dan Giese to the 60-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS Placed OF Josh Hamilton on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 1. Activated RHP Vincente Padilla from the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Brandon Boggs from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned RHP Guillermo Moscose to Oklahoma City.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES Optioned CF Jordan Schafer to Gwinnett (IL). Called up OF Gregor Blanco from Gwinnett.

CINCINNATI REDS Activated RHP Edinson Volquez from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jared Burton to Louisville (IL).

COLORADO ROCKIES Placed C Yorvit Torrealba on the retricted list. Purchased the contract of C Edwin Bellorin from Colorado Springs (PCL).

FLORIDA MARLINS Optioned RHP Cristhian Martinez to Jacksonville (SL) and C Brett Hayes to New Orleans (PCL). Activated RHP Anibal Sanchez from the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Alejandro De Aza from New Orleans.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Fired pitching coach Randy St. Claire. Named Steve McCatty pitching coach. Activated OF Elijah Dukes from the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Kip Wells on the 15-day DL.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS Signed RHP John Wesley.

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CAPTAINS Signed INF Christopher Garcia.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES Released INF Alex Bardeguez.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS Signed RHP Charlie Benz and C Louis Palmisano.

Can-Am League

CAL Announced the contract of Sussex 1B Matt Weston has been sold to Houston (NL).

QUEBEC CAPITALES Signed RHP Jesse Freeman.

United Baseball League

EDINBURG ROADRUNNERS Signed OF Amado German, INF Bryon Smith, INF/OF Robert Matlock, LHP Pedro Flores and RHP Kelly Casares.

SAN ANGELO COLTS Signed RHP Ezequiel Astacio.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS Announced the retirement of assistant coach Del Harris.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS Released LB Greg Ellis.

DETROIT LIONS Named Miller McCalmon assistant director of pro personnel and Cary Conklin West Coast regional scout.

LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

CALGARY ROUGHNECKS Announced the resignation of coach Troy Cordingley.

COLLEGE

BINGHAMTON Named Rachel Refenes assistant volleyball coach.

BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN Named Whitney Medlen women s assistant soccer coach.

BOSTON COLLEGE Announced QB Dominique Davis will transfer.

DUKE Announced Jennie Lee has left the women s golf team to turn professional.

GEORGE WASHINGTON Named Lane Davis women s assistant soccer coach.

ILLINOIS STATE Named Kellie Evans women s assistant soccer coach.

MEMPHIS Named Brett Schneider women s assistant basketball coach.

VIRGINIA TECH Announced the resignation of men s soccer coach Oliver Weiss.

PREP BASEBALL

State Tournament

Columbus, Huntington Park

DIVISION I

Semifinals Friday, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Final Saturday, 7 p.m.

Green (25-3) vs. Pickerington North (29-3)

Cleveland St. Ignatius (25-7) vs. Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller (22-5).

DIVISION II

Semifinals Thursday, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Final Saturday, 1 p.m

Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (21-5) vs. Canal Winchester (28-4)

Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit (25-3) vs. Columbus St. Francis DeSales (22-8)

DIVISION III

Semifinals Thursday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Final Saturday, 10 a.m

Garrettsville Garfield (20-5) vs. Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (25-2)

Coldwater (27-2) vs. Hamilton Badin (28-2)

DIVISION IV

Semifinals Friday, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Final Saturday, 4 p.m

Newark Catholic (19-8) vs. New Middletwon Spring. (27-4)

Patrick Henry (23-4) vs. Reading (24-3)

SPORTLIGHT

June 3

1932 Lou Gehrig becomes the first major leaguer to hit four consecutive home runs in a game, giving the New York Yankees a 20-13 win over the Philadelphia A s. Gehrig s feat, however, is overshadowed by the resignation of John McGraw, manager of the New York Giants for 30 years.

1944 Bounding Home, ridden by G.L. Smith, wins the Belmont Stakes by one-half length over Pensive, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness.

1961 Sherluck, ridden by Braulio Baeza, wins the Belmont Stakes. Carry Beck, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, finishes seventh.

1984 Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA championship by a record 10 strokes over Beth Daniel and Pat Bradley.

1991 Thomas Hearns becomes a world champion for the sixth time, capturing the World Boxing Association s light-heavyweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Virgil Hill.

1992 Chicago s Michael Jordan scores a record 35 points, including a record six 3-pointers, in the first half as the Bulls beat Portland 122-89 in the opening game of the NBA Finals. Jordan finishes with 39 points and Chicago is only two points shy of the largest victory margin in the finals.

1995 Pedro Martinez of Montreal pitches nine perfect innings against San Diego before giving up a leadoff double to Bip Roberts in the 10th inning of the Expos 1-0 win.

1999 Four days after her first LPGA Tour victory, Kelli Kuehne ties the Women s U.S. Open record with an 8-under 64 in the first round to take a one-stroke lead over Juli Inkster.

2001 Karrie Webb wins the U.S. Women s Open in a runaway for the second year in a row. Webb shoots a 1-under 69 for an eight-stroke victory, the largest margin at a Women s Open in 21 years.

2004 Calgary ties an NHL record with its 10th road win of the playoffs with a 3-2 overtime victory over Tampa Bay in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals. The New Jersey Devils also won 10 road playoff games during their championship seasons of 1995 and 2000.

2006 Jeff Burton has the biggest come-from-behind win ever in a Busch race, overcoming a 36th-place starting position in the Dover 200 for his second victory of the season.

AMATEUR BASEBALL

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Clay 100 200 00 - 3 4 3

Lake 010 200 01 - 4 6 2

WP-Maze. LP-Dartt. Tantari (L), 2-4, 3B.

Federation

Ohio Tornadoes 000 001 0 -1 0 0

Ohio Dirt Devils 008 101 0 - 10 10 0

WP-Dorsten. LP-Stobinski. Linthicum (ODD), 2-2,



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