The Cincinnati Enquirer
Sunday, May 28, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 149
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DOGGIE HAS HIS DAY
The Reds made peace with their most mistreated icon Saturday night, retiring his number and rekindling his love.
Marlins 8, Reds 6
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Sports Headlines for  Sunday, May 28, 2000

Marlins 8, Reds 6
        Scott Williamson blew up in the 10th inning, giving up three walks and two singles to the first five batters.

Wohlers to pitch at Dayton
        Mark Wohlers' work in Cincinnati is done — for now. Wohlers, the veteran right-hander who has been rehabbing his elbow since surgery last July 6, will return to competition Monday for the Single-A Dayton Dragons.

Paul Daugherty column
Too much work? Not for Reds bullpen
        He grew up in rural Alabama, in a town that made Mayberry seem cosmopolitan. Scott Sullivan built up his arm throwing rocks and pine cones. There wasn't much else to do. He threw tin cans.

Houston has some problems
        Billy Wagner's descent from being possibly the best reliever in the majors to a mere mortal has been one of the most stunning developments of the early season.

Dibble-Furman: Nasty feud brewing
        Nothing like a little talk radio feud to perk up the local airwavers, and we've got a beauty on hands.

Tiger pulls away in Memorial
        DUBLIN, Ohio — Steve Flesch blundered into one bogey during the third round of the Memorial Tournament, managed just a single eagle and failed to make a hole-in-one. He was punished for these mistakes.

Five Questions with: Gary Nicklaus
        Gary Nicklaus, 31, is one of the leading rookies on the PGA Tour. But that's not how most people know him.

Memorial Notebook
        DUBLIN, Ohio — If a golfer is allotted only so many aces in his lifetime, Justin Leonard intends not to waste any of his.

Texas eliminates Miami from NCAA
        TEMPE, Ariz. — The Miami Redhawks beat Creighton earlier in the day but were overpowered by Texas, 11-1, and eliminated from the NCAA baseball tournament Saturday night.

Elder-Moeller will try again today
        The Division I regional championship baseball game between Moeller and Elder, scheduled for Saturday at Wright State University, was postponed until 2 p.m. today.

Elder repeats state volleyball title
        The Elder Panthers repeated as Division I state volleyball champions with a 15-5, 16-14 win over Walsh Jesuit in the finals.

Colerain girls first to win Division I track regional
        When Alison Zeinner heard the team standings announced while running the 3200 meters, the Colerain senior reached down for a little extra.
Cincinnati girls track results

La Salle has shot at state track championship
        The La Salle track team is positioned to make a run at the Division I state championship.
Cincinnati boys track results

St. X bridesmaid again in state tennis
        St. Xavier tennis coach Russ King believes he's qualified more players for the Division I state tournament than any other coach — certainly more than any coach who's never produced a champion.

N.Ky. Class A track
        Bishop Brossart never had won a boys regional track meet — until Saturday.

N.Ky. Class AA track
        Athletes are warned against looking past an opponent, but the Highlands boys track team ignored that advice Saturday.

N.Ky. Class AAA track
        The pressure was on Scott senior Jessica Biedenbender and she was up to the task in Saturday's Class AAA meet.

Smith, Cichocki eager to return to Cyclones
        The pain of postseason elimination has worn off. Now the Cyclones turn their attention to personnel matters.

Speedway resurfacing ahead of schedule
        The resurfacing of the new 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway is ahead of schedule, with no apparent delays for the track's opening weekend June 16-17.

Competition stiff for Bengals wide receivers
        Steve Mooshagian has a problem: 10 talented receivers and only seven spots. But it's a good problem.

S P E C I A L S
Just like pigs in slop
It'd be a stretch to say the second Flying Pig Marathon was no sweat, but cool weather, a new course and a plethora of painted pigs made it festive.
Complete race results
Winners stories: • Men'sWomen'sWheelchair
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ballpark What's to like, dislike
The proposed Reds' ballpark does offer several innovations that advance the art of ballpark design, but other parts don't measure up.
New imagesWhat do you think?

ATP seeks new site
Cincinnati could lose one of the world's top tennis events unless it builds a new stadium with a retractable roof, more luxury boxes and more seats.
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New digs, new attitude
The Bengals marked the new millennium with a minicamp like none other: New practice fields by the river. New jerseys and team gear. The first day with Peter Warrick and the first without Carl Pickens.

Title renews NKU's dreams
Northern Kentucky University won a basketball game and so much more. Respect. Recognition. The right to dream new dreams.
NKU wins its first championship
NKU rally took a lot of heart
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St. X lands state title
St. Xavier's 63-54 victory in the Division I state championship game gave the Bombers their first state basketball championship.

Mason girls win state title
The Mason girls basketball team beat Pickerington 36-25 in the Division I state championship game at Columbus.
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Sparky will be Red forever
Although he won World Series in both cities and spent nearly two-thirds of his managerial career in Detroit, Sparky Anderson says he'll wear a Reds cap on his Hall of Fame plaque.
Sparky's election was slam dunk
Club celebrates for Sparky
McPhee waited 101 years

College football signings
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High school stars sign up
Check out the list of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Ky. athletes who signed with colleges last week. More coverage:
Girls reap soccer scholarships
Football recruits fill Division I

Newsmakers of the future
Want to know the future? Check out this list. We call it “21 to watch” — 21 rising stars in the fields of news, politics, business, arts and entertainment, food and sports for the 21st century.
21 to watch


50 Moments of magic
From the Big Red Machine to tiny Milan's miracle, Cincinnati's sports century is highlighted by these 50 moments.

Color the year Red
For Cincinnati sports fans, 1999 will be forever known as the year the Reds returned to prominence.
'99 In Review stories
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