| Reds 7, Cardinals 2|
Reds manager Bob Boone has a theory: Score five runs, and you win most of the time. The way Elmer Dessens pitched Saturday night, five runs will win every time.
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| Is it Reese's time at shortstop?|
Pokey Reese has heard himself referred to as the Reds' shortstop of the future since he was their first-round draft choice in 1991. He wonders when that future will arrive.
Sports Headlines for Sunday, May 27, 2001|
DAUGHERTY: Reds fans are watching 2003 now
With a few exceptions, the Reds could trade places with the Louisville RiverBats, and no one would notice.
Reds' injury bug hits minors
As Reds medical director Dr. Tim Kremchek went through the list of injured Reds and gave an update on each, he had the sinking feeling he was missing someone. Kearns, he remembered.
Definition of desperate? LaRue batting second
Jason LaRue batted second Saturday night. He had never hit higher than sixth in his career.
New on the Web: Fantasy tennis
Rotisserie baseball leagues are hot. Fantasy football is wildly popular. Fantasy tennis? Well, why not? That's what Tim Geraci figured.
Auto Racing Insider
Kevin Doran grew up in Pete Rose country, but he didn't dream of becoming a Red. Instead, he wanted to be Roger Penske.
Best and worst of week in sports
The Enquirer sports department's look at who rated good and bad this week in sports:
Five Questions with: Thom Brennaman
Thom Brennaman is either Marty Brennaman's more or less famous son, depending on your perspective.
Tristate Golf Notebook
The Southern Ohio Junior PGA Championship is June 29 at Fairfield Golf Club. The annual event, which is open to all boy and girl state residents age 17 and under, is a qualifier for the national championship.
Wilcots gets big-time shot for CBS
Former Bengals safety Solomon Wilcots had landed the No.4 analyst gig with CBS.
CCD boys win state lacrosse
Cincinnati Country Day won its first state boys lacrosse title Saturday, 10-7 over Kent Roosevelt in the Division III game at Thomas Worthington High School in Columbus.
Locals win two state tennis titles
COLUMBUS Cincinnati's entries in Saturday's high school state tennis tournament finals had plenty to play for.
Boys tennis results
Boys track highlights
The Middletown boys easily won the Division I regional team title at Dayton's Welcome Stadium, but they may have lost their chance at a state title.
Boys track results
Girls track highlights
Middletown, ranked No.5 in the Enquirer's final girls track and field area coaches poll, came out on top in the Division I regional championship Saturday at Dayton's Welcome Stadium, with the help of strong performances in the relays.
Girls track results
Hamilton heads to state baseball semis
FAIRBORN During the bus ride back to Hamilton on Friday after a 2-1 victory over Elder, Big Blue senior Nate Stewart got the word from assistant coach Dan Reid.
Ross, Taylor, CCD rescheduled
The two Division II regional baseball games scheduled to be played Saturday in Piqua were rescheduled a second time because of bad weather.
Hamilton wins regional softball
Hamilton advanced to the state softball final four for the first time since 1987 with a 5-3 win over McAuley Saturday in the Division I regional finals at the University of Dayton.
St. X loses state volleyball semi
St. Xavier's bid for its first Division I state championship fell short with a 15-11, 15-10 semifinal loss to Dublin Coffman at St. John Arena in Columbus.
N.Ky. baseball highlights
John Siemer had a two-run triple in the second inning and St. Henry beat Ryle 5-1 in the 33rd District final at Conner. It was St. Henry's second straight district title.
N.Ky. boys track highlights
TAYLOR MILL Bishop Brossart's boys track team has heard enough about rebuilding. The Mustangs are the defending Class A state champions, and they made themselves a contender again Saturday by winning the Region 4 meet at Scott High School with a 138-122 victory over Bellevue.
N.Ky. boys track results
N.Ky. girls track highlights
TAYLOR MILL Notre Dame won its first Class AAA regional title Saturday, 166-82 over Boone County at Scott High School.
N.Ky. girls track results
Locals lead Kent State NCAA wins
COLUMBUS Brady Glass' one-out homer in the bottom of the ninth tied it and Dave Mattle's two-out single won it as Kent State beat Delaware 12-11 Saturday night in the losers' bracket final of the NCAA regional at Bill Davis Stadium.
Jockey Ouzts 3 wins from 4,000
Jockey Perry Ouzts, 46, moved within three wins of 4,000 victories Saturday at River Downs. Only 39 riders in history have reached the 4,000-win plateau.