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Larkin defying Father Time
        Even Hall of Fame shortstops drop off in production in their late 30s. But Barry Larkin, who will be 37 this month, is a good candidate to fight off the aging process.
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Brewers 6, Reds 1
        Pete Harnisch complained about getting the hook from Bob Boone in the fifth inning.

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Sports Headlines for  Sunday, April 08, 2001

Bengals lock up defensive lineman Henry
        Former Steelers defensive lineman Kevin Henry, who agreed to terms late Friday with the Bengals, gives the team more depth but no more pass rush.

DAUGHERTY: Can anyone master Tiger?
        AUGUSTA, Ga. — Who is ready for this? The Hall of Fame is on the leaderboard, chasing a player who's chasing history. Tiger Woods is up for it, oh yes. He has spent the better part of his 25 years prepping for just this moment.

For contenders, proof is in putting
        AUGUSTA, Ga. — Mark Calcavecchia and Chris DiMarco are just two shots behind Tiger Woods. Each putts like he's trying to twist off a jar lid.

Metcalfe, Kunkemoeller are 2001 Legends of Golf
        Taylor Metcalfe and Larry Kunkemoeller are this year's Legends of Cincinnati Golf honorees. The 20th annual program is scheduled for May 14 at Maketewah Country Club.

Best and worst of week in sports
        The Enquirer sports department's look at who rated — good and bad — this week in sports:

SULLIVAN: Reds not in swing of things
        The pitch was somewhere above the belt and below the roof. Bob Boone's altitude estimate placed the ball slightly higher than Dmitri Young's batting helmet. Young took a swing at it anyway. What should have been Ball Four was, instead, Strike Three. What looked like a Reds rally was, instead, a mirage.

Young's gestures all in fun
        Dmitri Young just wants to have fun. That's why his home run celebrations last longer than the seventh-inning stretch and involve more players than a bench-clearing brawl.

Atchley relieved by recall
        This time, Justin Atchley sensed he should take matters into his own hands.

Catchers catch grief from Boone
        Catching for Bob Boone means accepting certain burdens.

Wright flirts with no-hitter
        Jamey Wright laughs when he hears batters gleefully calling Miller Park a hitter's haven. He spent four seasons pitching in Colorado's thin air, so the controlled climate of the Milwaukee Brewers' new ballpark is a pitcher's utopia.

ESPN's Mayne masters dry humor
        Kenny Mayne likes getting out of the office. “But I'd rather not do five cities in five days,” Mayne said. He was in Cincinnati Thursday as the fourth stop on his season-opening, five-city baseball tour.

Five Questions with: Donna Barton
        As Donna Barton, she was the second-winningest female jockey (in total earnings) of all time As Donna Brothers, she co-hosts Churchill Downs' closed-circuit Paddock Preview Show. She'll also join NBC for its Triple Crown coverage this spring. She's the one who rides out on a pony to do the on-track interview with the winning jockey.

Cyclones 6, Utah 2
        Brian Felsner scored two goals and added two assists.

Mighty Ducks 5, Kentucky 5
        Sean Avery scored with 6:52 left in regulation to lift the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks to a 5-5 AHL tie with the Kentucky Thoroughblades Saturday at Rupp Arena.

Trenton 107, Stuff 103
        Nate Johnson scored 23 first-half points and finished the game with 33 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals, but it was not enough as the Cincinnati Stuff fell to the Trenton Stars 107-103 on Saturday night.

High School Insider
        A losing record in baseball hasn't been an option at Harrison. But last season the Wildcats went 12-15, breaking a 19-season streak of winning records, including 16 league championships.

Winton Woods hurdler stars in Coaches Classic
        Erasing the memory of last year's disappointment in the 110 high hurdles at the Division I regional track meet is the only goal set by Carlos Tipton of Winton Woods this season.

Cincinnati boys track results
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Cincinnati high school highlights
        Lebanon freshman Jessica Lander (4-0) threw a perfect game with a career-high 13 strikeouts in a 14-0 victory over Edgewood.
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Boys basketball | Girls basketball
        The high school season ended with Elder losing in the Ohio Division I championship game after knocking off the No.1-ranked team in the semifinals. The McNicholas girls won the Ohio Division II title and Eastern Brown lost in the Division III final. The Highlands girls made it to the quarterfinals in the Ky. Sweet Sixteen; Brossart lost in the first round. The Highlands and Campbell County boys lost in the first round. Batesville made it to the boys Indiana 2A final. Click here to review all the tournament and season highlights.

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        A Kentucky Speedway preview, plus the latest news from NASCAR, USAC, IRl and ARCA.

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