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A team that couldn’t buy a touchdown reception from a wide receiver last season just picked up a guy who has caught a whole bunch off them. KU officials announced Wednesday night that Miami (Ohio) senior Nick Harwell will transfer to KU for the 2013-14 school year. KU coach Charlie Weis learned that the news was official just before speaking to a group of KU fans at Harwell the Ramada Inn Downtown Convention Center in Topeka. A native of Missouri City, Texas, Harwell, 6-foot-1, 193 pounds, missed three games in 2012 with a knee injury, but still managed to rank 13th in the NCAA in receptions per game (7.6) and 14th in the NCAA in receiving yards per game (96.7). He finished his junior season leading the Mid-American Conference with 68 receptions for 870 yards and eight touchdowns. In 2011, as a sophomore, Harwell was the NCAA’s second-leading receiver with a 129.6 receiving-yardsper-game average. In all, he hauled in 97 receptions for 1,425 yards and nine touchdowns that season and earned first-team All-MAC honors, honorable mention All-America honors from Sports Illustrated and was named to the Biletnikofff Award Watch List. Harwell was recruited to Miami by Mike Haywood, who was a member of Weis’ staff at Notre Dame. “It is the same offense and terminology we used my freshman year,� Harwell told JayhawkSlant.com’s Jon Kirby of KU’s system. “That will help.� Harwell, who is ranked as the 18th-best wide receiver prospect for the NFL Draft class of 2014 by NFLDraftScout.com, comes to KU on the heels of a recent off-thefield issue, but sources have indicated that he is facing no legal trouble. In early April, Harwell was arrested and charged with criminal damaging, theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle/vehicle trespass after an early-morning incident at an off-campus apartment. Harwell was suspended from all footballrelated activities by Miami coach Don Treadwell. Those close to the KU program believe Harwell may be the missing piece for a Jayhawk passing game that struggled in 2012. It is unclear whether Harwell, who is close to graduating thanks to a year of prep school in 2009, will be eligible for the upcoming

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THIRD BASE • #45 • FRESHMAN QUOTE: “She’s tough. And she’s obviously really good at hitting. She handles pretty much everything that’s hit to her at third.â€? — Summer Frantz

TOP MOMENT OF THE SEASON: Launched a two-run home run late against Shawnee Mission Northwest to start the Firebirds’ rally.

RITUAL: Before game, writes a Bible verse on her arm, and says players prayer on bench.

IN-GAME RITUAL: Starts every pitching outing with a high-five from teammate Whitney Rothwell. If it’s not “perfect� they’ll do it over.

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TOP MOMENT OF THE SEASON: Winning regionals. And “the bus rides are pretty crazy.�

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Firebirds convinced theyy have ingredients g for success By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

The softball players at Free State High know a state championship-caliber team when they see one. The Firebirds went head-to-head with the past two Class 6A title winners, Sunflower League adversaries Olathe East

(2012) and Olathe Northwest (2011). “They always have that ability and charisma,� FSHS junior first baseman Whitney Rothwell said of the elite teams. “They have good pitching, they have good fielding, they have good, timely hitting, they have speed. I feel like we have all of that this year.�

Beginning at 5 p.m. today — with a first-round state tournament game against Derby (13-5) at Blue Valley West, in Overland Park — Free State (19-3) will try to earn the league’s third straight 6A crown. Firebirds coach Lee Ice, now in his fourth year leading Please see SOFTBALL, page 5B

TOURNAMENT TODAY What: First round of the class 6A state softball tournament Who: No. 6 Derby (13-5) vs. No. 3 Free State (19-3) When: 5 p.m. today Where: Blue Valley West, Overland Park

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Durant makes $1 million tornado pledge MINNEAPOLIS (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Oklahoma City isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t just a place where Thunder star Kevin Durant lives these days. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s home. So as he watched the horrifying images Monday as a tornado ripped through suburban Moore, the emotions came bubbling to the surface and so did the need to help. Durant pledged $1 million for tornado relief through his foundation,

eager to help a devastated area begin to rebuild. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As the day went on and I saw the footage and the casualties and the houses being blown away, it was tough to see,â&#x20AC;? said Durant, who was in Minneapolis to watch longtime friend Monica Wright play a preseason game for the Minnesota Lynx. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I call Oklahoma City my home. I go through Moore all the time. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unfortu-

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nate. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to come together as a city like we always do and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to bounce back.â&#x20AC;? Durant has been in Oklahoma City for five years now, ever since the Seattle SuperSonics moved there in 2008. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s become a fixture in the community, in addition to establishing himself as one of the very best players in the NBA. He said he was hoping to return home

Wednesday to try and lift the spirits of an area reeling from the deaths of some two dozen people, including children. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just to get to the hospital, see some kids,â&#x20AC;? Durant said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Something. Just something to give some hope. Playing for the Thunder, we mean so much to the state. So many people support us and I just want to go back and support those people.â&#x20AC;?

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Mike Krzyzewski has decided to remain coach of the U.S. menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Olympic basketball team. Krzyzewski will try to lead the Americans to a third straight gold medal, a person with knowledge of the decision said Wednesday. Originally expected to step down, Krzyzewski will hold a news conference to confirm his return today Krzyzewski at Duke, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made. The Hall of Fame coach has led the Americans since 2005, winning gold at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, and the 2010 world basketball championship. His return was first reported by Sports Illustrated. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great,â&#x20AC;? said twotime gold medalist LeBron James, when told of the news Wednesday night before the Miami Heat faced Indiana. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What he means to USA Basketball is beyond just what we do on the court. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what we stand for as Americans and being proud of the red, white and blue every time we step off the bus or practice or talk to the media or whatever the case may be. I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great.â&#x20AC;? Krzyzewski repeatedly said he planned to end his international coaching career following the Americansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; victory last summer in London. Yet USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo preferred to hold off any discussion until after Coach K finished his season with the Blue Devils, and he got the answer he wanted. The 66-year-old Krzyzewski will lead the Americans next summer at the renamed World Cup of Basketball in Spain, where a victory would qualify them for the 2016 Summer Games in Brazil. They are 62-1 over the last seven years. Krzyzewskiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s return could help land commitments from some of the top NBA stars who have enjoyed playing in the program he and Colangelo revamped in 2005. James, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony are among the AllStars who have won multiple gold medals under Krzyzewski. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got the utmost respect and trust in Coach K,â&#x20AC;? James said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And whatever he decision was going to be, I think we all would support that.â&#x20AC;? James has said he would like to be there in 2016 as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It would be great,â&#x20AC;? James said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;First, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to make sure I stay healthy. If Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m fortunate enough to be healthy I would love to represent my country again, but thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a long time from now. So weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll see.â&#x20AC;? The U.S. team had been led by an NBA coach from the time NBA players were first used in the 1992 Olympics through the 2004 Games, when the Americans lost three times and finished third. They managed only another bronze in their first tournament under Krzyzewski, the 2006 world championship, but havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t lost a game since while restoring the U.S. as the top team in the world. Krzyzewski had said he expected the Americans to name a successor this summer.

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SAN FRANCISCOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MICHAEL CRABTREE, LEFT, reaches for a pass as heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s grabbed by Houstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Brice McCain during an August 2012 preseason game in Houston. Crabtree underwent surgery Wednesday for a torn Achilles tendon.

Niners receiver Crabtree tears Achilles tendon SANTA CLARA, CALIF. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The San Francisco 49ers suddenly have a huge void in their receiving corps as they chase another Super Bowl berth: Michael Crabtree is sidelined after surgery on his right Achilles tendon. San Franciscoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leading wide receiver underwent surgery Wednesday, though the team is optimistic he will return at some point in 2013. Crabtree was operated on at Stanford by Dr. Tim McAdams one day after suffering the injury during 7-on-7 drills in an organized team activity. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Michael Crabtree underwent surgery to repair his Achilles tendon that he tore yesterday,â&#x20AC;? coach Jim Harbaugh said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Surgery was successful and we do not anticipate it will be season-ending for Michael. It was completely torn, and completely repaired.â&#x20AC;? Harbaugh would not speculate when Crabtree might return to play. The 25-year-old Crabtree, the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 10th overall pick in the 2009 draft out of Texas Tech, had career highs last season with 85 receptions for 1,105 yards and nine touchdowns for the NFC champion Niners, who lost, 34-31, to the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl. Harbaugh said Crabtree went in motion, planted to begin a route and â&#x20AC;&#x153;felt like somebody kicked him in the Achilles, which sometimes people say that feels like.â&#x20AC;? Having the operation right away was considered the best option so Crabtree has the chance to return this year â&#x20AC;&#x201D; unlike with running back Kendall Hunter last season, who had the same injury but the decision was made to wait some time before surgery.

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Linebacker Urlacher retiring CHICAGO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Linebacker Brian Urlacher is calling it a career after 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears. The eight-time Pro Bowl player announced his retirement on his Twitter account Wednesday. In a statement, he said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about my NFL future, I have made a decision to retire.â&#x20AC;? Urlacher was the face of the Bearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; franchise and leaves as one of the gameâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great linebackers. In March, he and the Bears were unable to reach a contract agreement and he became a free agent. He started 180 games from 2000 through 2012, and recorded a team-record 1,779 tackles. He has 41 1/2 sacks, 22 interceptions, 16 fumble recoveries and 11 forced fumbles.

Chiefs sign two safeties KANSAS CITY, MO. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Kansas City Chiefs have signed free-agent safeties Quintin Demps and Malcolm Bronson and released safety Justin Glenn and cornerback James Rogers.

The Chiefs announced the moves before the start of Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s voluntary workout. Demps played for new Chiefs coach Andy Reid while both were in Philadelphia from 200809, and spent the past three seasons with the Texans. The former fourth-round draft pick has 61 tackles, three interceptions and one fumble recovery in 48 career games. Bronson went undrafted out of McNeese State, where he made 230 tackles in 40 career games. Glenn was trying to make the Chiefs after playing in 40 games over four seasons for the University of Washington. Rogers played in 46 games over four seasons at Michigan.

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Garcia apologizes to Woods VIRGINIA WATER, ENGLAND â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Sergio Garcia apologized to Tiger Woods on Wednesday for saying he would have â&#x20AC;&#x153;fried chickenâ&#x20AC;? at dinner with his rival, a comment that Woods described as hurtful and inappropriate. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want to send an unreserved apology. I did not want to offend anyone,â&#x20AC;? Garcia said Wednesday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My answer was totally stupid and out of place.â&#x20AC;? Garcia was at a European Tour awards dinner Tuesday night when he was jokingly asked if he would have Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open. The two players had been verbally sparring since The Players Championship nearly two weeks ago. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll have him round every night,â&#x20AC;? Garcia replied. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will serve fried chicken.â&#x20AC;? The remark took the golfersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; differences into ugly territory, reminiscent of when Fuzzy Zoeller made a similar comment about Woods after he won the 1997 Masters, becoming the first player of black heritage to win a major. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The comment that was made wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t silly. It was wrong, hurtful and clearly inappropriate,â&#x20AC;? Woods said in a series of tweets. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m confident that there is real regret the remark was made. The Players ended nearly two weeks ago and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s long past time to move and talk about golf.â&#x20AC;?

Fowler plans donation FORT WORTH, TEXAS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Rickie Fowler is encouraging fans attending the Colonial to contribute to relief efforts after the deadly tornado this week in Oklahoma. And Fowler is going to do his part for the state where he spent two years playing college golf at Oklahoma State. Fowler said Wednesday he will match the first $100,000 given by Colonial fans with a donation of his own. While he doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know anybody personally in Moore, Okla., Fowler says he has friends who know people around there, and that it was hard to watch and â&#x20AC;&#x153;pretty tragic to see.â&#x20AC;?

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College Softball

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11 a.m. NBCSP 38, 238 noon NBCSP 38, 238

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

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NBA PLAYOFFS

James powers Heat past Pacers in OT MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James made a layup as time expired in overtime, and the Miami Heat found a way to beat the Indiana Pacers, 103-102, in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night. James finished with 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Heat — his ninth postseason tripledouble, and barely anyone noticed. All that mattered was the last shot, which simply saved the Heat. Paul George made three free throws with 2.2 seconds left in the overtime, which he forced with a miracle three-pointer, to give the Pacers the lead. But James — with Indiana shot-blocking center Roy Hibbert curiously on the bench — just drove down the left side of the lane,

How former Jayhawk fared Mario Chalmers, Miami Min: 21. Pts: 10. Reb: 1. Ast: 2.

scored with ease and the Heat escaped. Game 2 is Friday night in Miami. Officials reviewed James’ play at the end, though it was clear he beat the clock, and the Pacers walked slowly toward their locker room, lamenting one that got away — by no fault of George’s. George was fouled by Dwyane Wade on the play where the Pacers had to think they had stolen the series opener. George saved the Pacers in regulation with a 32-footer with 0.7 seconds

left in regulation that tied the game, and tried a shot from a similar distance as time was expiring in the extra session. Referee Jason Phillips said Wade hit George, and the Pacers’ star made all three free throws for the 16th lead change of the night. The final lead change came moments later, and Miami survived a game that had 18 ties and neither team ever leading by more than seven points. Wade scored 19 points, Chris Bosh had 17 and Chris Andersen had 16 on 7 for 7 shooting for Miami. George scored 27 for the Pacers, who got 26 from David West, 19 from Hibbert. The Pacers have won only two series in franchise history after dropping a Game 1. The final few seconds

of regulation were stunning, with Ray Allen — the sixth-best free-throw shooter in NBA history — missing one that proved big, and George making a miracle happen. INDIANA (102) George 7-16 10-11 27, West 11-17 4-8 26, Hibbert 9-18 1-2 19, Hill 2-9 1-1 5, Stephenson 2-10 3-4 7, T.Hansbrough 5-8 0-0 10, Augustin 1-2 5-6 8, Young 0-1 0-0 0, Mahinmi 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-83 24-32 102. MIAMI (103) James 12-24 4-7 30, Haslem 1-6 0-0 2, Bosh 6-11 5-6 17, Chalmers 4-7 0-0 10, Wade 9-15 1-4 19, Battier 0-4 3-4 3, Allen 1-8 1-2 4, Andersen 7-7 2-2 16, Cole 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 41-86 16-25 103. Indiana 21 21 23 27 10—102 Miami 22 15 27 28 11—103 3-Point Goals-Indiana 4-14 (George 3-6, Augustin 1-1, Hill 0-2, Stephenson 0-5), Miami 5-18 (Chalmers 2-2, James 2-6, Allen 1-4, Cole 0-1, Bosh 0-1, Battier 0-4). Fouled Out-Wade. ReboundsIndiana 53 (Stephenson 12), Miami 55 (James 10). Assists-Indiana 18 (Hill 7), Miami 24 (James 10). Total Fouls-Indiana 30, Miami 28. TechnicalsIndiana defensive three second, Andersen, Miami defensive three second 2. A-19,679 (19,600).

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MIAMI’S LEBRON JAMES, RIGHT, drives on Indiana’s Paul George on Wednesday night in Miami.

OUR TOWN SPORTS Horseshoes anyone?: Anyone interested in pitching horseshoes is welcome at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Broken Arrow. Contact Wynne at 843-8450.

at 840-5492 or mlewis@ usd497.org or visit the team website at www.lawrencelionsbasketball.com

Middle school summer basketball league: Games

will be played Thursday Aquahawks openings: evenings May 30-June 27. The Lawrence Aquahawks Teams will play two games swimming team is always accepting new members. The per night. Boys entering Aquahawks are a year-round sixth-eighth grades (fall 2013) who are interested in USA Swimming-sponsored competitive swim team. The playing in a summer basketball league can contact Aquahawks offer a swim lesson program and competi- Mike Lewis at 785-8405492 or mlewis@usd497. tive swim team for all ages. The Aquahawks are coached org or Chuck Law at 550by professional coaches with 5063 or claw@usd497.org weekly practices geared

toward a variety of skill levLawrence/Free State els. For information contact youth football camp: The Justin at 785-393-2468 or Lawrence/Free State youth justin@aquahawks.org football camp will run June 24-26. Session for students

entering third/fourth grades Table tennis club: The Lawrence Table Tennis club will run 8:30-10:30 a.m.; meets from 7:30-9:30 p.m. fifth-eighth graders will go 8:30 a.m.-noon. All city Mondays at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center, schools have camp fliers. For information, contact 917 Highland Drive (just Lawrence High coach Dirk east of Ninth and Iowa). Wedd at 832-5050 or Beginners welcome. Call Free State High coach Bob Jonathan Paretsky Lisher at 832-6050. 832-8993 or Neil Brown 843-0527

Warhawk hoops camp: The Warhawk Basketball Ad Astra Area AquatCamp will take place at ics: Ad Astra Area Aquatics West Middle School from is always accepting new 5-7 p.m. June 3-7. The camp swimmers. For information, contact coach Patrick at 331- is for boys entering sixth6940 or coach Katie at 766- eighth grade. For information, contact Stan Frantz 7423 or visit the website at at 331-8294 or safrantz@ adastraareaaquatics.org usd497.org

Cycling team: Join

Team GP VeloTek (www. FSHS basketball gpvelotek.com) to improve camps: Coach Chuck Law your road cycling. Open and his staff will conduct a to youth and adults from number of camps and workbeginners to advanced outs this summer at Free cyclists. Contact coach State. For information, send Jim Whittaker at 913.269. an e-mail to claw@usd497. VELO or velotek@aol.com org or visit www.freestateboysbasketball.com

Next level lessons: Next

Level Baseball Academy Archery club: The offers year-round private Junior Olympic Archery and semi-private baseball Development Club meets lessons ages 8-18. Locations at 9 a.m. every Saturday in Lawrence, Big Springs and at 9:00 in the indoor New Century. For informatarget range at Overton’s tion, email Duncanmatt32@ Archery Center, 1025 N. yahoo.com or visit NextLevel- Third Street, Suite 119. BaseballAcademy.com Youth age 8-20, all levels of experience, are invited

FUNdamental softball: to join. The Archery Center has a full-service pro shop Learn the proper mechanwith rental equipment ics and techniques to play available. For information, softball. Emphasis placed on fundamental instruction call Overton’s Archery Center at 832-1654 or visit teaching the aspects of www.overtonsarcherycenpitching, catching, fielding, ter.com base-running and hitting. Coach and team consulting

available, too. For inforGolf Classic: The Kansas mation contact LuAnn Athletics Golf Classic supMetsker at 785-331-9438 porting Douglas County or dmgshowpig@aol.com Special Olympics will be held June 24 at Alvamar

Private. Registration starts Baseball instruction: at noon, with a shotgun Home Plate Baseball has start at 1 p.m. Range balls, space available for individgolf, dinner, on-course ual and team instruction or contests, goodie bags and a team practices. For details, silent auction are included contact former KU assisin the $125.00/person tant baseball coach Wilson entry fee. For entry forms, Kilmer at 785-393-9564, homeplate@sunflower.com, contact Larry Saathoff at rlwww.homeplatebaseball.net saat1024@gmail.com. Golfers and sponsors needed.

LHS boys basket

ball: Lawrence High boys LHS girls basketball: basketball will offer for The Lawrence High girls grades 3-8 a Basketball basketball camp for girls Skill Development Workout entering grades 9-12 Camp from June 3-July 3. will take place 9-11 a.m. The Workouts will be Mon- May 28-31. For informaday and Wednesday from tion, please contact Nick noon-1:30 p.m. For informa- Wood at 785-477-5015 or tion contact Mike Lewis nwood@usd497.org.

LET US KNOW Do you have a camp or a tournament or a sign-up session on tap? How about someone who turned in a noteworthy performance? We’d like you to tell us about it. Mail it to Our Town Sports, Journal-World, Box 888, Lawrence 66044, fax it to 785 8434512, e-mail to sportsdesk@ljworld.com or call 832-7147.

Family discounts available. For information, visit http:// bit.ly/18ZZ7t4

Puma FC camp and tryouts: Puma Futbol Club —a nonprofit affiliated with the Sporting Club Network of the Kansas City soccer club Sporting KC — will hold a pre-tryout camp June 3-5 at the Youth Sports Inc. field No. 14. Sessions are: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (U8-U10); 5:30-6:30 p.m. (U11-U12); and 6:30-7:30 p.m. (U13+). Cost is $55. Tryouts are slated for the same times on June 8-9 at the same

Swim Lessons: Ad Astra field. For information, visit www.pumafc.org Area Aquatics is offering

swim lessons for children Wrestling fundraiser: A ages 3 and older. Lessons will be at Kansas University, golf tournament fundraiser for Lawrence High and and four different sessions Sunflower Kids wrestling are available, ranging from early June through late July. organizations will be held May 31 at Alvamar. RegisFor more information, call tration will start at 7 a.m. 331-6940 or go to www. For information, contact lawrenceswimschool.org. Patrick Naughton at

LHS tennis camps: Law- pnaughto@usd497.org

rence High tennis camps Hoops clinic: Perrywill be open to all LHS tenLecompton High basketball nis players attending LHS for the 2013-14 school year. will be hold an offensiveThe camps will be 10-11:30 skills and shooting clinic with former NBA All-Star a.m. Tuesdays and ThursOtis Birdsong from 3-6 days from June 4-July 18. p.m., June 2, at the high There also will be a future school. The camp is for LHS tennis camp for boys and girls in grades 6-8. The boys and girls entering future camp will meet from grades 7-12. For informa8:30-9:30 a.m. on the same tion, contact Ed Corporal at 240-688-9984 or ecordates. Players will work on tennis skills, strategies and poral@usd343.org

group play. Cost for the 13 Hoops camp: Former sessions is $65, or $5 a day. Kansas City Kings All-Star For information, contact Otis Birdsong and excoach Chris Marshall at NBA player Michael Ray gcmarsha@usd497.org or Richardson will hold an All423-1402. Skills Basketball Camp June

3-7 at Perry-Lecompton Golf tournament: High. The camp is for boys The Dave “Doc” Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament and girls entering grades will be June 1 at Alvamar. It 2-12. For information, conis a four-person scramble. tact Ed Corporal at 240688-9984 or ecorporal@ Sign-in starts at 7 a.m. usd343.org and a shotgun start is at

8. Coast is $300 per team. Free 5K: Garry Gribble’s Registration deadline is Running Sports will celMay 26. For information, ebrate five years in Lawcontact Brad Shuck at rence with a free 5K fun run 766-0171, bradshuck@ starting at 9 a.m. on June sunflower.com or Rod 23. The fun run will start Hoffer at 832-1689, haystack@sunflower.com and end at the store, 839 Massachusetts Street. Paror Bob Gruenwald at the West Coast Saloon at 841- ticipants can enjoy post-run refreshments, door prizes 2739 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and a special anniversary Tuesday-Friday. discount on merchandise.

Family Promise 5K: The For information, call the 5K Home Run Memorial Day store at 856-0434.

to benefit Family Promise of LHS alumni golf: The Lawrence and the Lawrence 14th Annual Lawrence Lions Community Shelter will be at 8 a.m. May 27. Prizes for Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Tournament is all age groups. Register at 8 a.m., June 15 at Alvamar www.lawrencefamilyproGolf Course. Entry fee is mise.org. $75 per golfer and includes

golf, cart, prizes and lunch. Softball camp: Reenie The tournament is NOT Stogsdill and Charlie limited to LHS Alumni. All Lauts will hold softball proceeds go toward scholcamp June 3-6 for grades arships awarded by the 3-9. Camps will run 9 association to graduating a.m.-noon at Lawrence High. For information and a LHS seniors. Contact Patty camp flier email rstogsdi@ (Kuhn) Kennedy at 785usd497.org or call 785-691- 841-9541 or pkennedy@ sunflower.com 8036.

LHS wrestling camp: Lawrence High’s wrestling camp will run June 3-5 at LHS. All ages and schools welcome. Sessions run 9-11 a.m. (grades 1-5; fee is $50) and 12:30-2 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m. (grades 6-12; $100).

Salvation Army hoops: The Salvation Army 3-on-3 Summer Basketball League will accept late registration based on availability. The league, open to boys and girls in pre-K through fifth grade, will be held five

weeks starting May 28, Monday-Thursday, at the East Lawrence Recreation Center. For information, visit www.4squareathletics. com

Horseshoe results: With a 5-0 record, Bret Vogel of Wichita won the championship class in the Wynne Mihura Open horseshoe tournament on May 18 at Broken Arrow in Lawrence. In the Class A division, Wichita’s Roger Vogel (4-0) was first, while Baldwin City’s Ken Martin was second and Lawrence’s Anthony Tallman was third. Topeka’s Gary Fulton (5-1) won the Class B division, and Bradley Schlimme (6-0) was best in Class C.

Deaflympics cyclist: Lindsay Lorenz, a Category 2 road cyclist and cyclocross racer who lives in Lawrence, has been selected as one of two female competitors for United States Deaf cycling team for Deaflympics, to be held July 26-Aug. 4 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Lorenz will represent the USA Deaf Cycling team as a road cyclist in the Individual Time Trial and the Road Race. Lorenz needs to raise funds by May 31 in order to help pay for the trip. For more information, go to http://www.gofundme. com/LindsayLorenz-Deaflympics

proximately 10 miles (the first few rides will be seven miles) at 10 mph, mostly on the bike path. All are welcome; kids under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult, and all children under 18 must have a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian. Helmet required; spare inner tube and water bottle strongly recommended. For information, contact Susan at 785-865-8454.

Girls youth basketball camp: Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State High girls coach Bryan Duncan will host a basketball camp for girls entering grades 3-8. The camp will be held at Free State from 9-11 a.m. July 1-2. For information, contact Wood at 785-4775015, nwood@usd497. org or Duncan at 785-7669840, bduncan@usd497. org.

Meet a pro cyclist: Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop will provide a few opportunities for people to mingle with acclaimed professional cyclist Rebecca Rusch. Rusch will return to Kansas next week to defend her women’s title at the eighth annual Dirty Kanza near Emporia. On May 30, Rusch will lead a casual gravel ride through Douglas County. Cost is $10, and support, maps, nutrition and more

for up to 20 people will be Baseball camp: The provided by Sunflower. That Lawrence High and Free night, Rusch will speak at a State baseball coaching dinner at the shop. Cost is staffs are hosting their annual summer baseball camp $50 and includes food and June 3-7 at Free State from drinks. It’s limited to 40 9-noon every day. It is open people. For information, call the shop at 843-5000. for players K-8 and players will be split up into groups

by grade. For more informaBaldwin volleyball tion, please contact Brad camp: Baldwin Bulldog Stoll at 785 550 4657 or Volleyball Camp will be bstoll@usd497.org held from 1-3 p.m. June

10-13 at the Baldwin High Jones hole-in-one: Joe School gym for girls grade B. Jones fired a hole-in4 through 8. Coach Brenda one on the 142-yard No. 11 Shawley and her staff will hole May 18 at Lawrence conduct the camp, which Country Club. Witnesses will focus on fundamental were Mark Andersen, Bill skills, game strategies and Skepnek and Pat Wempe. team play. Cost is $30 (includes camp T-shirt, prizes

and insurance) and registraMorgan ace: JP Mortion is due by June 1. For gan carded his first holemore information, contact in-one on May 14 at the coach Shawley by phone at Orchards Golf Course by CobbleStone. He aced the 785-842-1281 or by email at bshawley@usd348.com. 119-yard par-3 No. 4 hole. It was witnessed by Ken

Jenkins. Baldwin basketball

camp: Baldwin Bulldog Girls Basketball Skills Vipers looking: The Lawrence Vipers 14U softCamp will be held from ball team is looking to add a 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June versatile and athletic catch- 17-20 at the Baldwin High er and/or outfielder. Vipers School gym for grades 5 will play 10 league games in through 8. Head BHS girls Lawrence, plus five tourna- coach Bob Martin and ments and a World Series. his staff will conduct the For a tryout, contact Melvin camp. Emphasis will be on at 785-331-6735 or Tim at fundamentals, defensive/ 785-691-5065. offensive concepts and shooting techniques. Camp

Summer bike ride: Law- contests include freerence Bicycle Club Summer throw shooting, hot shot, individual skills, etc. Cost Fun Beginner’s Ride will be is $30 (includes a T-shirt if held Mondays beginning registration is received by June 3. The ride begins at June 5). Contact coach Mar6:45 p.m. at Cycle Works, tin for a registration form at 2121 Kasold, preceded at bmartin@usd348.com or 6:15 for tech and riding tips. The ride will be apby phone at 785-594-3029.


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Thursday, May 23, 2013

LOCAL

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L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD

Astros knock down Royals again, 3-1

Pat Sullivan/AP Photo

KANSAS CITY ROYALSâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; CHRIS GETZ, BOTTOM, TRIES TO SIT UP as Houston Astrosâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Jose Altuve (27) signals the out in the eighth inning, Wednesday in Houston. Getz was tagged out by shortstop Marwin Gonzalez after getting caught between the bases. The Astros won, 3-1.

HOUSTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer off James Shields, Jordan Lyles pitched six effective innings and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Wednesday night. Lyles (2-1) allowed one run and six hits in his 50th career game. Travis Blackley and Hector Ambriz each got three outs before Jose Veras pitched a perfect ninth for his eighth save one night after the bullpen struggled in a 7-3 loss. Houston took two of three from Kansas City for its fourth series win this season. Shields (2-5) struck out seven in seven innings while yielding two runs and seven hits. He has gone seven or more innings in each of his last six starts, but hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t won since April 30 due in part to his offense providing him with just five runs combined in his last four starts. The right-hander, who was acquired in an offseason trade with Tampa Bay, retired his first two

batters before running into trouble. Jason Castro singled before Martinez drove a 2-2 pitch into the seats in right for his fourth homer. Castro tacked on an RBI single in the eighth inning against Kelvin Herrera. Houstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Jimmy Paredes got his first start of the season at third base in place of Matt Dominguez, who sat out with tightness in his left quadriceps. Paredes has struggled in the outfield in the last few games, causing two collisions, but was solid at third. Alcides Escobar smoked a grounder to Paredes with one out in the eighth, and he made a perfect throw to first to get him out. Kansas City got its only run in the third when Jeff Francoeur hit a leadoff triple to the hill in center and George Kottaras followed with an RBI double. Alex Gordon walked with two down, but Lyles struck out Billy Butler to end the inning.

Lyles also got Gordon to bounce out with two runners on to end the fifth. After their two-run first inning, the Astros had trouble stringing together hits against Shields. Martinez singled to start the fourth, but was thrown out trying to stretch it into a double. Chris Carter followed with a single but Shields retired the next two batters to end the inning. Gordon singled in the first inning to extend his hitting streak to 10 games. Notes: Houston is off today. ... The Royals return home to open a four-game series with the Angels. ... Kansas City C Salvador Perez was out of the lineup for the second straight game after bruising his right hip after crashing into the railing chasing a foul ball on Monday. He said he has a gigantic bruise on his hip, but is OK and that he could have played on Tuesday. He is day to day. ... Dominguez is expected to be back in the lineup on Friday.

BOX SCORE Kansas City AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Getz 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .209 A.Escobar ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .251 A.Gordon lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 .352 Butler dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .267 Hosmer 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .264 L.Cain cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .298 Moustakas 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .176 Francoeur rf 3 1 1 0 0 2 .226 Kottaras c 3 0 1 1 0 1 .143 Totals 31 1 6 1 2 5 Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Grossman cf-lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .208 Altuve 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 .312 J.Castro c 4 1 3 1 0 0 .252 J.Martinez lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 .250 1-B.Barnes pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .317 Carter 1b 4 0 1 0 0 3 .228 C.Pena dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 .233 Paredes 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .250 Crowe rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .208 Ma.Gonzalez ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .238 Totals 31 3 8 3 1 8 Kansas City 001 000 000â&#x20AC;&#x201D;1 6 1 Houston 200 000 01xâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;3 8 0 1-ran for J.Martinez in the 8th. E-K.Herrera (1). LOB-Kansas City 5, Houston 5. 2B-Kottaras (2), J.Castro (13), C.Pena (8). 3B-Francoeur (2). HR-J.Martinez (4), off Shields. RBIs-Kottaras (4), J.Castro (12), J.Martinez 2 (14). SB-Altuve (5). CS-L.Cain (4). Runners left in scoring position-Kansas City 2 (Butler, A.Gordon); Houston 2 (Ma.Gonzalez, Carter). RISP-Kansas City 1 for 5; Houston 1 for 6. Runners moved up-Getz. GIDP-Altuve. DP-Kansas City 1 (A.Escobar, Getz, Hosmer). Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Shields L, 2-5 7 7 2 2 0 7 103 2.47 K.Herrera 1 1 1 1 1 1 24 4.87 Houston IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Lyles W, 2-1 6 6 1 1 1 3 100 5.40 Blackley H, 7 1 0 0 0 1 2 24 4.32 Ambriz H, 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 5.40 Veras S, 8-10 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 3.32 Blackley pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Inherited runners-scored-Ambriz 1-0. Umpires-Home, James Hoye; First, John Hirschbeck; Second, John Tumpane; Third, Jim Reynolds. T-2:55. A-12,324 (42,060).

KANSAS BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

McLemoreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s draft predictions vary By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a strong possibility Kansas Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ben McLemore will be coached by a Jayhawk in the NBA next season. DraftExpress.comâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s latest 2013 Mock Draft has Jacque Vaughnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Orlando Magic selecting the 6-foot-5 McLemore with the No. 2 overall pick in June 27 draft, following Clevelandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s projected selection of Kentuckyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Nerlens Noel at No. 1. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just think McLemore has real superstar quality,â&#x20AC;? Sports Illustratedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chris Mannix told the Orlando Sentinel. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a more athletic version of Ray Allen. He certainly finishes better than Ray. After a couple of years, he could really blossom into one of those franchise 2-guards.â&#x20AC;? Mannix believes McLemore is just too talented to pass up, even though Orlando needs a point guard and Michi-

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I just think McLemore has real superstar quality. I think heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a more athletic version of Ray Allen. He certainly finishes better than Ray. After a couple of years, he could really blossom into one of those franchise 2-guards.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Sports Illustrated writer Chris Mannix to the Orlando Sentinel ganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Trey Burke is available. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Magic have needs everywhere. They have a lot of good, young talent, no question about it, but thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not anybody on that roster where you say, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not going to take this specific position.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; I think you have to take the best player on the board,â&#x20AC;? Mannix told the Sentinel. Orlandoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s starting shooting guard currently

is capable veteran Arron Afflalo. Cleveland, which is not expected to take McLemore after selecting 6-4 shooting guard Dion Waiters a year ago, could trade the top pick considering Noel is not expected to be back from a torn ACL until Christmastime. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Noel is just the sort of defensive presence they (Cavaliers) need to upgrade the worst defensive team â&#x20AC;&#x201D; in terms of field goal percentage â&#x20AC;&#x201D; in the league,â&#x20AC;? Mannix told the Sentinel. NBAdraft.net, by the way, still has McLemore listed as the top pick in the draft, followed by Noel to Orlando, Otto Porter to Washington and Victor Oladipo to Charlotte. ESPN.comâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chad Ford has Noel No. 1, followed by Burke, Porter and McLemore all the way to No. 4 to Charlotte. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Bobcats are the big losers, again, in the draft lottery. But if they land McLemore, they might get the player with the best upside in the draft,â&#x20AC;? Ford

wrote at ESPN.com. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The team desperately needs outside shooting, and McLemore might have the best stroke of anyone in the draft.â&#x20AC;? McLemore on Wednesday spoke with ESPN. comâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Henry Abbott about the draft: â&#x20AC;&#x153;A lot of people have different opinions. A lot of people say he (Burke) should be No. 1 and I should be No. 1 and Nerlens and so on. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to work to get that position. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be disappointed,â&#x20AC;? McLemore added of a scenario in which he would not be No. 1. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As long as I get drafted and have the opportunity to take care of my family ... thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the main thing to me, taking care of my family.â&#x20AC;? Both ESPNâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ford and DraftExpress.com say KUâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Jeff Withey will be taken No. 22 overall by Brooklyn. NBAdraft.net currently has Withey as a second-round pick, No. 35 overall to Philadelphia.

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LAWRENCE HIGH BATTER DREW GREEN, RIGHT, slaps hands with his teammates after scoring in this photo from April 30 at LHS. Green was named the 2013 Player of the Year by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches.

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The Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches has named Lawrence High junior catcher Drew Green the 2013 Player of the Year. Greenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s regular-season numbers â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the only ones considered in the selection process â&#x20AC;&#x201D; were impressive. He hit .439 for

the Lions, with 29 hits, six triples, four home runs and 29 RBI. Green and 2013 KABC Pitcher of the Year Zach Engelken, of Blue Valley West, will be awarded with plaques for their accomplishments before the start of the 2013 KABC AllStar Game, on June 5, in Manhattan.

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Add another date Although Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Topeka appearance was scheduled to be the end of his preview party tour, Weis said he was in the process of trying to add an appearance in late June in Kansas City, Mo. Nothing has been finalized yet, but Weis is targeting June 27 at The Dubliner in the Power and Light District as his ideal date and location.

Weis on Wiggins Not one to hide his passion for KU hoops, Weis was happy to share his initial reaction to the recent news that KU menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball coach Bill Self

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FORMER MIAMI (OHIO) RECEIVER NICK HARWELL (8) CATCHES an 11-yard touchdown pass against Western Michigan cornerback Lewis Toler (24) in this file photo from Nov. 16, 2011, in Oxford, Ohio. Kansas University announced Wednesday that Harwell will transfer from the RedHawks and play for the Jayhawks. had landed Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 prospect in the country. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I talked to him 45 minutes beforehand,â&#x20AC;? Weis said of Self. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And he wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t feeling real good about his chances. Then I told him about when Manti (Teo) committed to me at Notre Dame. Everybody thought he was going to USC and then he announced and

the place went berserk. I said, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;You donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know with a kid like this. We have no idea where heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really going.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Right after he committed, I called (Self) and, of course, he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t answer. But I think you heard a â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Yeah, baby!â&#x20AC;&#x2122; (on Selfâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s voicemail) but it was about 20 octaves up from right there.â&#x20AC;?

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Here they come With more than half of the recruiting class of 2013 still yet to arrive, Weis said he did not expect any surprises in the coming weeks. He said half of the remaining group would report to campus the first week of June and the others would trickle in during the rest of the summer.

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the program that last advanced to state in 2007, hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t necessarily tried to copy the blueprint of past state champs, but getting to this level has been a process. As Rothwell alluded to, the Firebirds seem to have ingredients that could help them win three games in two days â&#x20AC;&#x201D; which would give FSHS its first state softball title â&#x20AC;&#x201D; even if that means going through Olathe East (21-1) and Topeka Washburn Rural (22-0) in the semifinals and finals Friday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not always the best team that wins,â&#x20AC;? Ice said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;but the team that plays the best.â&#x20AC;? Free Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s veteran senior leaders, catcher Courtney Parker and shortstop Aâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Liyah Rogers, said those outside of the FSHS program might hold No. 1 seed Rural and No. 2 O-East in higher regard, but teams have learned to respect No. 3 Free State this season. And even though state will be an unfamiliar experience for the Firebirds, Rogers said they remain a loose, confident group. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everybody just gets pumped about it,â&#x20AC;? the leadoff hitter said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;because weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve never been here before.â&#x20AC;? Added Parker: â&#x20AC;&#x153;We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have anything to lose in this tournament at all. We get to be the relaxed team.â&#x20AC;? Ice has only seen the Firebirds dugout on edge once this season, and that was during a 7-1 road loss to O-East, which essentially decided the league championship. He doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t anticipate similar nerves for the group at state, and credited seniors Parker, Rogers and twin reserves Ariana and Summer Frantz with cultivating an easygoing environment. If the Firebirdsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; opponents are anxious, Ice expects his

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TOP MOMENT OF THE SEASON: The handful of games she filled in for injured catcher Courtney Parker behind the plate and held her own.

TOP MOMENT OF THE SEASON: Picking up the win from the pitcherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s circle against Junction City in Round 1 of regionals.

TOP MOMENT OF THE SEASON: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just winning sub-state and getting to state. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve never done it before.â&#x20AC;?

QUOTE: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a really good runner, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why we always use her as a pinch runner. She knows what to do. She brings energy to the team.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Aâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Liyah Rogers

QUOTE: â&#x20AC;&#x153;... you can always hear her yelling from the dugout. If sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pitching, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m always really impressed how she keeps her composure.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Meredith Morris

QUOTE: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a really good (base) runner. Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s aggressive and she knows what she has to do. Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not afraid to get hurt or dive in.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Whitney Rothwell

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team to have a competitive edge. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You get to this level, where thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s only eight teams left, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gonna be good pitching,â&#x20AC;? Ice said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But one untimely mistake could lead to that big crooked number.â&#x20AC;? Parker and Rogers agreed talent is only one factor in the Firebirdsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; success this season. PerPer

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TOP MOMENT OF THE SEASON: â&#x20AC;&#x153;I get to see a different aspect, because usually I just watch the game. I like cheering on my teammates.â&#x20AC;?

TOP MOMENT OF THE SEASON: â&#x20AC;&#x153;When we won the regional championship and knew we were finally going to state after four years and we dogpiled.â&#x20AC;?

QUOTE: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always positive and encouraging. Even when sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not playing, sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always willing to help out in the dugout.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Paige Corcoran

QUOTE: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just always funny, crackinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; jokes. She always makes us laugh and is really supportive in the dugout. On the field, you can always trust her.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Courtney Parker

haps more important has been the way the players on the field â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Parker, Rogers, Rothwell, pitcher Meredith Morris, second baseman Lily Ross, third baseman Emily Byers, left fielder Remington Samuels, center fielder Emily Bermel and right fielder Kylie Cobb â&#x20AC;&#x201D; react to challenging in-game scenarios. Worry Worry-free, free,

theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve finished the majority of their games confidently and effectively. Even if thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the only thing the Firebirds have in common with past state champions, Parker said it will be fine with them. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I feel like weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re pretty original,â&#x20AC;? Parker said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think this teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just diff ferent than everybody else.â&#x20AC;? else.

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L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD

BASEBALL Rangers avoid sweep MAJOR-LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Nationals 2, Giants 1, 10 innings SAN FRANCISCO — Ian Desmond singled in Bryce Harper in the 10th inning, and Washington beat San Francisco to avoid a threegame series sweep. Harper sparked the winning rally with a one-out double. Ryan Zimmerman was walked intentionally before Desmond came up with his big hit against Jeremy Affeldt (1-1).

The Associated Press

American League Rangers 3, Athletics 1 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — David Murphy and Adrian Beltre homered in a threerun first inning, Ross Wolf was strong in his first major-league start, and Texas avoided a sweep against Oakland on Wednesday. The 30-year-old Wolf was making his first big league appearance since Oct. 1, 2010, as a reliever with Oakland. He retired the first nine hitters and gave up one run with three strikeouts and two walks in five innings. Texas ab r h bi ab r h bi Crisp cf 4 1 1 0 Andrus ss 3 1 10 Jaso dh 2 0 0 0 DvMrp lf 4 1 12 Montz ph-dh 1 0 0 0 Brkmn dh 3 0 00 Cespds lf 4 0 1 0 Beltre 3b 3 1 11 Moss 1b 3 0 0 1 N.Cruz rf 3 0 00 Dnldsn 3b 4 0 0 0 Przyns c 3 0 00 S.Smith rf 3 0 0 0 JeBakr 1b 3 0 10 DNorrs c 4 0 2 0 Morlnd 1b 0 0 00 Sogard 2b 3 0 0 0 LMartn cf 3 0 10 Rosales ss 3 0 0 0 LGarci 2b 3 0 10 Totals 31 1 4 1 Totals 28 3 6 3 Oakland 000 100 000—1 Texas 300 000 00x—3 E-Andrus (3). DP-Oakland 2. LOB-Oakland 6, Texas 2. 2B-Cespedes (4), D.Norris 2 (8). HR-Dav.Murphy (6), Beltre (10). CS-Andrus (2). SF-Moss. IP H R ER BB SO Oakland Parker L,2-6 7 6 3 3 1 5 Blevins 1 0 0 0 0 0 Texas Wolf W,1-0 5 3 1 1 2 3 Cotts H,1 2 1 0 0 0 3 R.Ross H,7 1 0 0 0 0 2 Nathan S,14-14 1 0 0 0 0 1 Wolf pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. T-2:22. A-42,731 (48,114).

Washington

Oakland

Blue Jays 4, Rays 3, 10 innings TORONTO — Jose Bautista homered twice and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, leading Toronto over Tampa Bay. Bautista went 4 for 4 with a walk and four RBIs. Three other players had one hit, but that was it for Toronto’s offense. Tampa Bay

Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi Jnnngs cf 4 1 0 0 Gose lf 4 1 10 RRorts 3b-2b 4 0 1 0 DeRosa ph 0 0 00 Zobrist 2b-rf 4 0 1 1 Bautist rf 4 2 44 Longori dh-3b 3 1 1 0 Encrnc dh 4 0 00 Loney 1b 4 0 1 1 Lind 1b 3 0 00 SRdrgz rf 3 0 1 0 Arencii c 4 0 10 Scott ph 1 0 0 0 Lawrie 3b 4 0 00 Rodney p 0 0 0 0 ClRsms cf 4 1 10 JoPerlt p 0 0 0 0 MIzturs 2b 2 0 00 CRams p 0 0 0 0 MeCarr ph 1 0 00 Frnswr p 0 0 0 0 Bonifac 2b 0 0 00 KJhnsn lf 4 0 0 0 Kawsk ss 4 0 00 Fuld lf 00 0 0 JMolin c 41 2 0 YEscor ss 40 0 0 Totals 35 3 7 2 Totals 34 4 7 4 Tampa Bay 002 000 001 0—3 Toronto 100 100 001 1—4 Two outs when winning run scored. E-M.Izturis (6). DP-Tampa Bay 1, Toronto 1. LOBTampa Bay 4, Toronto 5. 2B-Longoria (15), S.Rodriguez (3), Gose (1). HR-Bautista 2 (11). SB-Bautista (3). S-Bonifacio. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Hellickson 8 4 2 2 1 4 Rodney BS,4-13 1/3 1 1 1 1 0 Jo.Peralta 2/3 0 0 0 0 1 C.Ramos L,1-1 2/3 1 1 1 1 0 Farnsworth 0 1 0 0 0 0 Toronto Buehrle 7 4 2 2 2 6 Delabar 1 0 0 0 0 0 Janssen 1 2 1 1 0 1 Loup W,2-3 1 1 0 0 0 0 T-3:06 (Rain delay: 0:01). A-18,771 (49,282).

Angels 7, Mariners 1 ANAHEIM, CALIF. — C.J. Wilson struck out 10 in eight innings, Josh Hamilton had a two-run single, and Los Angeles beat Seattle to hand the Mariners their season-worst sixth straight loss. Seattle

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h bi 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 1

Los Angeles

ab r h bi Bay lf Aybar ss 3 0 11 MSndrs cf Trout cf 4 2 20 Morse rf Pujols dh 4 1 21 KMorls 1b Trumo 1b 4 1 30 Smoak dh Hamltn rf 2 0 12 Shppch c HKndrc 2b 4 1 00 Ackley 2b Callasp 3b 4 2 22 Andino 3b Conger c 3 0 11 Ryan ss Shuck lf 4 0 00 Totals Totals 32 7 12 7 Seattle 000 000 010—1 Los Angeles 511 000 00x—7 E-Conger (4). DP-Seattle 3. LOB-Seattle 9, Los Angeles 5. 2B-K.Morales (13), Ryan (2), Trumbo (14), Callaspo (4). 3B-Trout (5). CS-Aybar (2). IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Maurer L,2-6 3 11 7 7 2 2 Furbush 3 0 0 0 0 3 Medina 1 1 0 0 1 1 Wilhelmsen 1 0 0 0 1 0 Los Angeles C.Wilson W,4-3 8 6 1 1 2 10 D.De La Rosa 1 1 0 0 1 0 WP-Maurer 2, C.Wilson 2. T-2:44. A-33,313 (45,483).

Orioles 6, Yankees 3 BALTIMORE — Chris Davis went 4 for 4, including his AL-leading 14th homer, and Baltimore received a three-run shot from Matt Wieters in a victory over New York. New York

Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi Grndrs cf 3 2 3 1 McLoth lf 4 0 10 Cano 2b 4 0 1 1 Machd 3b 4 0 20 V.Wells lf 4 0 1 0 Markks rf 4 1 11 Hafner dh 2 0 0 0 A.Jones dh 4 2 20 Overay 1b 4 0 0 0 C.Davis 1b 4 2 42 DAdms 3b 4 1 1 1 Wieters c 4 1 23 ISuzuki rf 4 0 1 0 Hardy ss 4 0 10 Brignc ss 4 0 0 0 Dickrsn cf 4 0 00 AuRmn c 3 0 0 0 ACasill 2b 4 0 10 Gardnr ph 10 0 0 Totals 33 3 7 3 Totals 36 6 14 6 New York 001 010 001—3 Baltimore 303 000 00x—6 DP-New York 2, Baltimore 1. LOB-New York 6, Baltimore 6. 2B-Granderson (1), A.Jones (15), Wieters (9). HR-Granderson (1), D.Adams (2), Markakis (4), C.Davis (14), Wieters (7). SB-McLouth (14).

Brandon Wade/AP Photo

TEXAS STARTING PITCHER ROSS WOLF, making his first major-league start, delivers against Oakland on Wednesday in Arlington, Texas. Wolf claimed the victory as the Rangers defeated the Athletics, 3-1. IP H R ER BB SO New York Kuroda L,6-3 2 8 5 5 0 0 Claiborne 2 1 1 1 0 2 Warren 4 5 0 0 0 2 Baltimore Hammel W,6-2 6 2/3 6 2 2 2 6 Matusz 1 1/3 0 0 0 1 1 O’Day 1 1 1 1 0 2 Kuroda pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd. T-3:03. A-26,725 (45,971).

Red Sox 6, White Sox 2 CHICAGO — Clay Buchholz pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to improve to 7-0, and Boston beat Chicago to avoid a three-game sweep. David Ortiz delivered a two-run single in the first off Hector Santiago (1-3), and the Red Sox backed Buchholz with several neat defensive plays on the way to their sixth win in eight games. Boston

Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 3 1 2 0 De Aza cf 3 0 10 JGoms lf 4 2 1 0 AlRmrz ss 3 0 00 Pedroia 2b 4 1 1 0 Rios rf 3 0 11 D.Ortiz dh 5 1 2 2 A.Dunn dh 4 0 00 Napoli 1b 2 1 1 0 Konerk 1b 4 1 21 Nava rf 4 0 1 2 Viciedo lf 4 0 00 Mdlrks 3b 4 0 0 1 Gillaspi 3b 3 0 00 Drew ss 3 0 0 0 Kppngr 2b 3 0 10 Sltlmch c 4 0 1 0 Flowrs c 3 1 10 Totals 33 6 9 5 Totals 30 2 6 2 Boston 200 000 022—6 Chicago 001 000 001—2 DP-Boston 1, Chicago 2. LOB-Boston 10, Chicago 4. 2B-Pedroia (12). HR-Konerko (5). SB-D.Ortiz (1). CS-De Aza (2), Rios (4). SF-Middlebrooks. IP H R ER BB SO Boston Buchholz W,7-0 7 5 1 1 3 4 Uehara H,10 1 0 0 0 0 2 A.Bailey 1 1 1 1 0 1 Chicago H.Santiago L,1-3 6 3 2 2 4 9 Omogrosso 1 1/3 4 2 1 1 0 N.Jones 1 1 2 2 2 2 Veal 2/3 1 0 0 1 0 HBP-by H.Santiago (J.Gomes). PB-Flowers. T-3:15. A-21,298 (40,615).

Still, the Reds regrouped and won for the 10th time in 12 games. They finished a 7-2 trip against the bottom three teams in the NL East, moving a seasonbest 11 games over .500 at 29-18. Cincinnati

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New York

ab r h bi DnMrp 2b 4 2 32 Ankiel cf 4 0 32 Lagars ph 1 0 00 DWrght 3b 4 0 00 Duda lf 4 0 10 Byrd rf 4 0 00 I.Davis 1b 2 0 00 Buck c 4 0 10 RTejad ss 4 2 10 Harvey p 1 0 00 Rice p 0 0 00 Vldspn ph 1 0 00 Lyon p 0 0 00 Parnell p 0 0 00 Turner ph 1 0 00 Totals 38 712 7 Totals 34 4 9 4 Cincinnati 002 000 203—7 New York 100 010 200—4 E-Cozart (3). DP-Cincinnati 1, New York 1. LOBCincinnati 9, New York 7. 2B-Choo (11), Cozart 2 (8), Phillips (12), Dan.Murphy (14), Ankiel 2 (4), Duda (8), R.Tejada (10). 3B-Ankiel (1). HR-Votto (7). S-Harvey. SF-Dan.Murphy. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Latos 6 2/3 8 4 4 1 4 Hoover 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 Simon W,4-1 1 0 0 0 1 0 Chapman S,10-12 1 1 0 0 0 2 New York Harvey 6 1/3 9 4 4 3 6 Rice 2/3 0 0 0 0 0 Lyon 1 0 0 0 0 2 Parnell L,4-1 1 3 3 3 2 0 T-3:09. A-30,415 (41,922). Choo cf Cozart ss Votto 1b Phillips 2b Bruce rf Paul lf Simon p Frazier ph Chpmn p Hannhn 3b Mesorc c Latos p Hoover p Lutz ph-lf

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San Francisco

ab r h bi Pagan cf 4 1 10 Scutaro 2b 3 0 00 Posey c 4 0 11 Pence rf 4 0 00 Pill 1b 3 0 00 Belt ph-1b 1 0 00 Arias 3b 4 0 00 AnTrrs lf 4 0 20 Affeldt p 0 0 00 BCrwfr ss 4 0 10 Bmgrn p 2 0 00 Mijares p 0 0 00 Sandovl ph 1 0 00 GBlanc lf 1 0 00 Totals 37 2 8 2 Totals 35 1 5 1 Washington 000 001 000 1—2 San Francisco 000 000 010 0—1 LOB-Washington 10, San Francisco 7. 2B-Harper (7), LaRoche (4), An.Torres 2 (7). HR-Harper (12). SB-Desmond (5), B.Crawford (1). S-G.Gonzalez. IP H R ER BB SO Washington G.Gonzalez 7 1/3 4 1 1 2 5 Storen BS,3-4 2/3 1 0 0 1 0 Clippard W,3-1 1 0 0 0 0 2 R.Soriano S,13-16 1 0 0 0 0 0 San Francisco Bumgarner 7 4 1 1 2 5 Mijares 1/3 1 0 0 0 0 Gaudin 1/3 0 0 0 1 0 J.Lopez 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 Romo 1 1 0 0 0 1 Affeldt L,1-1 1 2 1 1 1 1 T-3:33. A-41,175 (41,915). Span cf Harper rf Zmrmn 3b Dsmnd ss LaRoch 1b TMoore lf Berndn lf Espinos 2b KSuzuk c GGnzlz p Storen p Tracy ph

Phillies 3, Marlins 0 MIAMI — Cliff Lee pitched a three-hitter for his 12th career shutout, and Delmon Young homered for the second straight game, sending Philadelphia past Miami. Philadelphia

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Miami

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SCOREBOARD American League East Division

New York Boston Baltimore Tampa Bay Toronto Central Division Cleveland Detroit Kansas City Chicago Minnesota West Division

W 28 28 25 24 19

L 18 19 21 22 27

Pct GB .609 — .596 ½ .543 3 .522 4 .413 9

W 26 25 21 21 18

L 19 19 22 24 25

Pct GB .578 — .568 ½ .488 4 .467 5 .419 7

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National League East Division

Atlanta Washington Philadelphia New York Miami Central Division St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago Milwaukee West Division

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W L Pct GB Arizona 26 21 .553 — Colorado 26 21 .553 — San Francisco 26 21 .553 — San Diego 21 25 .457 4½ Los Angeles 19 26 .422 6 Tuesday’s Late Games St. Louis 10, San Diego 2 San Francisco 4, Washington 2, 10 innings Wednesday’s Games Atlanta 8, Minnesota 3 Cincinnati 7, N.Y. Mets 4 L.A. Dodgers 9, Milwaukee 2 Colorado 4, Arizona 1 Washington 2, San Francisco 1, 10 innings Pittsburgh 1, Chicago Cubs 0 Philadelphia 3, Miami 0 St. Louis 5, San Diego 3 Today’s Game Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 1-6) at Pittsburgh (J.Gomez 2-0), 11:35 a.m. Friday’s Games Philadelphia at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Miami at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.

(22-0) vs. No. 8 Shawnee Mission Northwest (14-8) 1 p.m. — No. 4 Wichita Northwest (193) vs. No. 5 Maize (18-4) 3 p.m. — No. 2 Olathe East (21-1) vs. No. 7 Blue Valley Northwest (13-7) 5 p.m. — No. 3 Free State (19-3) vs. No. 6 Derby (13-5) Friday 11 a.m. — Washburn Rural-SM Northwest winner vs. Wichita Northwest-Maize winner 1 p.m. — Olathe East-BV Northwest winner vs. Free State-Derby winner 3 p.m. — third-place game: semifinal losers 5 p.m. — championship: semifinal winners

NBA Playoffs

CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Miami 1, Indiana 0 Wednesday, May 22: Miami 103, Indiana 102, OT Friday, May 24: Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 26: Miami at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28: Miami at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. x-Thursday, May 30: Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m. x-Saturday, June 1: Miami at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. x-Monday, June 3: Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio 2, Memphis 0 Sunday, May 19: San Antonio 105, Memphis 83 Tuesday, May 21: San Antonio 93, Memphis 89, OT Saturday, May 25: San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m. Monday, May 27: San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 29: Memphis at San Antonio, 8 p.m. x-Friday, May 31: San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, June 2: Memphis at San Antonio, 8 p.m.

NHL Playoffs

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Monday, May 20 Detroit 3, Chicago 1, Detroit leads series 2-1 Tuesday, May 21 Boston 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, Boston leads series 3-0 San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1, series tied 2-2 Wednesday, May 22 Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3, Pittsburgh leads series 3-1 Today Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 7 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 24 Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25 x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 4:30 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 26 x-Pittsburgh at Ottawa, TBD Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD Monday, May 27 x-Boston at N.Y. Rangers, TBD x-Chicago at Detroit, TBD Tuesday, May 28 x-Ottawa at Pittsburgh, TBD x-San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD Wednesday, May 29 x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston, TBD x-Detroit at Chicago, TBD

Open de Nice Cote d’Azur Wednesday At The Nice Lawn Tennis Club Nice, France

Purse: $600,500 (WT250) Dodgers 9, Brewers 2 Surface: Clay-Outdoor Late Tuesday Box MILWAUKEE — Dodgers Singles Cardinals 10, Padres 2 Second Round manager Don Mattingly St. Louis San Diego Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, def. ab r h bi ab r h bi criticized his team and Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, 2-6, 6-4, MCrpnt 3b 5 1 2 1 EvCarr ss 3 0 00 6-2. benched All-Star right Beltran rf 5 1 2 2 Venale rf-cf 4 0 00 Sam Querrey (3), United States, def. Hollidy lf 4 1 1 1 Headly 3b 2 0 00 fielder Andre Ethier, then Pirates 1, Cubs 0 Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 7-5, 6-3. lf 0 0 0 0 Guzmn lf 1 0 00 PITTSBURGH — Francis- SRonsn watched Los Angeles beat Craig 1b 5 1 2 1 Alonso 1b 4 1 10 Albert Montanes, Spain, def. Victor co Liriano continued his YMolin c 4 0 0 0 Gyorko 2b 4 1 30 Hanescu, Romania, 7-5, 7-6 (2). Milwaukee. Jay cf 3 2 1 0 Denorfi lf-rf 4 0 11 Pablo Andujar, Spain, def. Yen-hsun torrid start, scattering two Descals 2b 3 3 3 5 Amarst cf-3b 4 0 1 0 Lu, Taiwan, 6-2, 6-0. 4 1 2 0 JoBakr c 3 0 00 hits over seven innings, Kozma ss Los Angeles Milwaukee Paul-Henri Mathieu, France, def. Wnwrg p 2 0 0 0 Volquez p 1 0 00 ab r h bi ab r h bi Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3. and Pittsburgh edged Chi- CMrtnz p 0 0 0 0 Blanks ph 1 0 00 Crwfrd lf 4 2 2 2 Aoki rf 4 1 20 Tigers 11, Indians 7 Robin Haase, Netherlands, def. John Bass p 0 0 0 0 M.Ellis 2b 5 1 1 0 Segura ss 4 0 10 cago. Isner (4), United States, 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. Kotsay ph 1 0 10 CLEVELAND — Justin AdGnzl 1b 5 0 0 1 Braun lf 3 1 11 T.Ross p 0 0 00 Gilles Simon (2), France, leads cf 4 1 2 1 Lucroy c 4 0 11 Verlander overcame a Kemp Chicago Pittsburgh Totals 35101310 Totals 32 2 7 1 Guillaume Rufin, France, 6-4, 0-1, susp., VnSlyk rf 4 1 2 2 CGomz cf 4 0 10 ab r h bi ab r h bi St. Louis 001 040 041—10 4 1 2 1 YBtncr 1b 3 0 10 rocky start and rain de- Punto ss rain. Borbon cf 4 0 1 0 SMarte lf 3 0 00 San Diego 010 000 001—2 3b 5 1 1 0 Weeks 2b 4 0 10 lay to get his fifth win, Uribe Villanv p 0 0 0 0 Snider rf 4 0 00 E-Descalso (6), Denorfia (2). DP-St. Louis 3, RHrndz c 3 2 2 1 Bianchi 3b 4 0 00 SCastro ss 4 0 0 0 McCtch cf 4 1 20 San Diego 2. LOB-St. Louis 3, San Diego 5. 2B-M. Power Horse Cup p 4 0 0 0 WPerlt p 0 0 00 and Miguel Cabrera hit Ryu Rizzo 1b 4 0 0 0 GJones 1b 2 0 11 Carpenter (15), Craig (13), Descalso (5), Gyorko (12). Wednesday Belisari p 0 0 0 0 Figaro p 1 0 00 ASorin lf 4 0 0 0 GSnchz 1b 0 0 00 HR-Descalso (2). CS-Descalso (1). S-Wainwright 2. At Rochusclub another homer as Detroit League p 0 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ph 1 0 10 Hairstn rf 3 0 0 0 Walker 2b 3 0 00 SF-Holliday. Badnhp p 0 0 00 Duesseldorf, Germany beat Cleveland, sweepSchrhlt ph 1 0 0 0 RMartn c 3 0 00 IP H R ER BB SO FrRdrg p 0 0 00 Purse: $600,500 (WT250) Castillo c 4 0 2 0 PAlvrz 3b 3 0 00 St. Louis Maldnd ph 1 0 00 ing the two-game series Surface: Clay-Outdoor Ransm 3b 3 0 1 0 Mercer ss 3 0 00 Wainwright W,6-3 7 1/3 4 1 1 1 6 Kintzlr p 0 0 00 Singles between the AL Central’s Sweeny ph 1 0 0 0 Liriano p 2 0 00 Ca.Martinez 1 2/3 3 1 1 1 0 LSchfr ph 1 0 00 Second Round Barney 2b 3 0 0 0 Watson p 0 0 00 San Diego Totals 38 9 12 8 Totals 34 2 9 2 top teams. Smrdzj p 1 0 0 0 Tabata ph 0 0 00 Volquez L,3-5 6 8 5 5 1 5 Guido Pella, Argentina, def. Janko Los Angeles 151 000 002—9 Detroit

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National League Reds 7, Mets 4 NEW YORK — Brandon Phillips bounced a double over first base to snap a ninth-inning tie, and Cincinnati completed a threegame sweep of struggling New York. Joey Votto homered and Zack Cozart had a career-high four hits, all off Matt Harvey, in a game that featured a little bit of everything — including a testy exchange in the dugout between Cincinnati starter Mat Latos and teammate Jay Bruce.

Milwaukee 000 001 010—2 E-Punto (3), Segura (6). DP-Los Angeles 2, Milwaukee 2. LOB-Los Angeles 8, Milwaukee 7. 2B-Van Slyke 2 (2). HR-Ra.Hernandez (1), Braun (9). SB-C.Crawford (9), Kemp (7), Lucroy (2). IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Ryu W,5-2 7 1/3 6 2 2 2 4 Belisario 2/3 2 0 0 0 1 League 1 1 0 0 0 0 Milwaukee W.Peralta L,3-5 1 2/3 7 6 4 2 2 Figaro 3 1/3 2 1 1 2 4 Badenhop 2 1 0 0 1 0 Fr.Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 0 1 Kintzler 1 2 2 2 1 0 T-3:05. A-36,963 (41,900).

Rockies 4, Diamondbacks 1 DENVER — Carlos Gonzalez homered and drove in two runs, Jorge De La Rosa pitched effectively into the sixth, and Colorado beat Arizona to take two of three from the Diamondbacks. Arizona

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DeJess ph-cf 1 0 0 0 Melncn p 0 0 00 Totals 33 0 4 0 Totals 27 1 3 1 Chicago 000 000 000—0 Pittsburgh 100 000 00x—1 E-S.Castro (7), Liriano (1), Mercer (2). DP-Chicago 1. LOB-Chicago 8, Pittsburgh 5. 2B-McCutchen 2 (14). SB-Borbon (4), McCutchen (10). S-Samardzija, S.Marte. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Samardzija L,2-6 7 3 1 1 1 8 Villanueva 1 0 0 0 1 0 Pittsburgh Liriano W,3-0 7 2 0 0 1 9 Watson H,8 1 1 0 0 0 1 Melancon S,1-2 1 1 0 0 0 1 WP-Samardzija, Melancon. T-2:45. A-12,675 (38,362).

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Big 12 Tournament

Braves 8, Twins 3 ATLANTA — Evan Gattis kept up an amazing rookie season with his first grand slam, B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena also homered, and Atlanta finished a sweep of Minnesota.

At Oklahoma City Today 9 a.m. — No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 5 Baylor 12:30 p.m. — No. 1 Kansas State vs. No. 8 Texas Tech 4 p.m. — No. 3 West Virginia vs. No. 6 Kansas 7:30 p.m. — No. 2 Oklahoma State vs. No. 7 TCU Friday 9 a.m. —Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech 12:30 p.m. — Kansas State vs. Baylor 4 p.m. — West Virginia vs. TCU 7:30 p.m. — Oklahoma State vs. Kansas Saturday 9 a.m. — Baylor vs. Texas Tech 12:30 p.m. — Oklahoma vs. Kansas State 4 p.m. —West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State 7:30 p.m. — Kansas vs. TCU Sunday 1 p.m. — Championship (Pool 1 winner vs. Pool 2 winner).

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Atlanta ab r h bi ab r h bi EEscor 3b 5 0 0 0 JSchafr lf 3 1 10 Flormn ss 4 1 0 0 R.Pena ss 5 2 21 Wlngh lf 4 0 1 0 Heywrd rf 4 2 21 Mornea 1b 4 0 2 1 FFrmn 1b 4 1 00 Doumit c 4 0 1 0 Gattis c 3 1 14 Colaell rf 4 0 0 0 CJhnsn 3b 3 0 21 Hicks cf 4 1 3 1 Uggla 2b 3 0 10 Dozier 2b 4 0 1 0 BUpton cf 4 1 11 Worley p 1 0 0 0 Mahlm p 4 0 00 Roenck p 1 0 0 0 CrRsm p 0 0 00 Pressly p 00 0 0 WRmrz ph 10 0 0 Thielar p 00 0 0 Arcia ph 11 1 1 Totals 37 3 9 3 Totals 33 8 10 8 Minnesota 000 001 002—3 Atlanta 102 500 00x—8 E-C.Johnson (2). DP-Minnesota 1. LOB-Minnesota 9, Atlanta 8. 2B-Dozier (3), C.Johnson (9). HR-Hicks (4), Arcia (4), R.Pena (2), Gattis (10), B.Upton (4). IP H R ER BB SO Minnesota Worley L,1-5 3 2/3 10 8 8 2 3 Roenicke 1 1/3 0 0 0 1 0 Pressly 1 0 0 0 0 0 Thielbar 2 0 0 0 2 1 Atlanta Maholm W,6-4 7 1/3 7 1 0 1 4 Cor.Rasmus 1 2/3 2 2 2 1 3 HBP-by Worley (Heyward, Gattis). WP-Roenicke, Maholm. T-2:58. A-27,798 (49,586).

Class 6A State Tournament At Hoglund Ballpark Today 11 a.m. — No. 1 Wichita Heights (19-3) vs. No. 8 Derby (9-11) 1:30 p.m. — No. 4 Manhattan (16-5) vs. No. 5 Olathe South (16-5) 4 p.m. — No. 2 Blue Valley West (18-4) vs. No. 7 Olathe Northwest (14-8) 6:30 p.m. — No 3 Wichita Northwest (17-5) vs. No. 5 Blue Valley (13-7) Friday 11 a.m. — Wichita Heights-Derby winner vs. Manhattan-Olathe South winner 1:30 p.m. — Blue Valley WestOlathe Northwest winner vs. Wichita Northwest-Blue Valley winner 4 — Third-place game 6:30 p.m. — Championship game

High School

Class 6A State Tournament At Blue Valley West Today 11 a.m. — No. 1 Washburn Rural

Tipsarevic (1), Serbia, 7-6 (1), 6-1. Tobias Kamke, Germany, def. Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, 6-1, 6-4. Juan Monaco (3), Argentina, def. Andre Ghem, Brazil, 6-4, 6-4. Viktor Troicki (7), Serbia, def. Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, 6-3, 7-6 (3). Tommy Haas (2), Germany, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. Jarkko Nieminen (6), Finland, def. Roberto Bautista Agut, Spain, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3. Jan Hajek, Czech Republic, def. Daniel Brands, Germany, 6-1, 6-0. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber (4), Germany, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Brussels Open

Wednesday At Primerose Royal Tennis Club Brussels, Belgium Purse: $690,000 (Premier) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round Sloane Stephens (4), United States, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, def. Dominika Cibulkova (3), Slovakia, 6-4, 7-6 (6). Zhang Shuai, China, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 6-1, 6-3. Peng Shuai (8), China, def. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, 6-3, 6-0. Yulia Putintseva, Kazakhstan, def. Alison Van Uytvanck, Belgium, 6-1, 6-0. Zheng Jie, China, def. Mallory Burdette, United States, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. Jamie Hampton, United States, def. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. Julia Goerges (6), Germany, def. CoCo Vandeweghe, United States, 6-1, 7-5. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland, def. Melanie Oudin, United States, 6-2, 6-2. Kirsten Flipkens (5), Belgium, def. Madison Keys, United States, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2. Second Round Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, def. Jana Cepelova, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-3. Sloane Stephens (4), United States, def. Zhang Shuai, China, 6-4, 6-0. Zheng Jie, China, def. Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, 6-2, 6-4. Peng Shuai (8), China, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4). Varvara Lepchenko (7), United States, def. Elena Baltacha, Britain, 6-2, 6-0. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland, def. Julia Goerges (6), Germany, 6-3, retired.

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