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Boys soccer all-stars

LAKOTA EAST The senior was first-team all-state and was GMC athlete of the year.


The senior scored seven goals, had three assists and was first-

The senior scored 13 goals and had nine assists; was firstteam all-league.

The junior midfielder was first-team allleague and scored four goals with two assists.

The junior was first-team allstate and allteague.

The junior was first-team allleague and thirdteam all-state; scored 13 goals.

The senior had 12 goals and 12 assists; was second-team allstate and first-team all-league.

The senior was first-team allleague and scored nine goals along with four assists.


HILL The senior scored 11 goals and was first-team all-league.

The senior scored 10 goals, had nine assists and was first-team all-league.

Division I honorable meniton

Divisions 11-111 honorable mention

Shawn Neville, Moeller; David Fischer, Oak Hills; Joel Gunnarson, Loveland; Matt Gilman, La Salle; Brandon Bernhardt, Anderson; Mark Mangano, Moeller; John Mellencamp, Lakota West; Mark LeBouf, Lakota East; Adam Davis, Wilmington; Joby Fojtik, Lakota East; Bradley Kreimer, Princeton; Scott Leuck, Lakota East; Adam Midkiff, Fairfield.

Brian Schawe, Roger Bacon; Scott Quay, Finneytown; Scott Allen, Turpin; Jared Bush, Ross; Rick Ruhe, Badin; Josh Streckers, Taylor; Ollie Musekamp, Indian Hill; Jeff Bamber, Turpin; Anthony Rosati, Purcell Marian; Uonel Pearce, Roger Bacon; Matt Flick, Finneytown; Ebison Cambisaca, Jr., Wyoming; Peter Grunkemeyer, McNicholas; Matt Quinn, Turpin; Dan Smith, Ross; Zach Ryan, Badin; Derek Sao, Indian Hill. Ryan Seesholtz, Georgetown; David Gass, Summit Country Day; Alex Derkson, Seven Hills; Jim Cummings, Madeira; Josh Burkhardt, Batavia; Josh Blankenship, Cincinnati Christian; Chris Lynch, Cincinnati Christian; Marcell Van Gils, Summit Country Day; Drew Horowitz, CCD; Kevin Gilligan, Madeira; Brad Westendorf, CHCA; Stewart Simpson, Batavia; Andy Bohman, Georgetown; Jake Rhode, Cincinnati Christian; Ryan Robbe, Batavia; Chase Louden, Georgetown; Ben Hudson, Georgetown; Kyle Meyer, Batavia.

Led his team to a 23-0 record ¡ and the state title; was the public-school state coach of the year.


The senior was first-team all-league and second-te(!m allstate.


The senior sweeper was first-team all-league and anchored a defense that recorded nine shutouts.

The senior scored 13 goals and had nine assists; was firstJ team all-league.

The¡ senior was first-team allleague and goals; GCLS co-athlete of the vear. third-team

The junior scored 12 goals and was firstteam all-league.

The senior was first-team allleague and third-team all-state; scored eight goals. .

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The senior was firsHeam allleague and tied for fifth in the FAVCB with fiVe goals.

The junior was first-team allleague and thirdteam all-state; scored 13 goa Is.

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battle for No. 2 Blanks Moeller, now eyes match . s. rival West By Tom Groeschen

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The Cincinnati Enquirer

. Danny Landrum figured the winner could say; "We're No. 21" That would be U!,kota East, coached by Landrum. The Thunderhawks beat Moeller 2-0 in a big early-season boys soccer game at Blue Ash Sports Center Tuesday Inight. A few hundred fans watched on a relatively cool night. "Lakota West is No. 1in the city. There's no doubt about that, 11 Landrum said. "I'd say coming into this . one, I'd have rated Moeller No. 2 and us No. 3." For now, turn that around. Although area Division I coaches have yet to conduct a citywide Top 10 vote - that comes this weekend -consensus has put the two Lakotas and Moeller at the top of the class.· West was a regional finalist last year, while East and Moeller each reached district finals. Moeller, with a rugged early 'schedule, is now 0-2 this season. IThe Crusaders lost 2-1 in their :opener to Lakota West last Saturday. Lakota East (2-0) beat La Salle 3-0 in its opener the same day. 'They're all big," Moeller coach Randy Hurley said. "We don't play. any pushovers, that's for sure. We're a little nicked up right now, but I think we'll be OK" Tuesday, Lakota East scored. just before the midway point of the 40-minute first half. Lakota East's David Brown, a senior midfielder, scored on a header to make it 1-0. The goal came via an ~ inbounds pass from senior striker The Cincinnati Enquirer/TONY JONES · Kevin Farrell. i East later scored on a penalty Lakota East's Andy Bacon (left) goes high to fight Moeller's Tony Cakick by Farrell, making it 2-0 with purro for possession Tuesday night at Blue Ash Sports Center. 7:07 left in the game. That essential- The Thunderhawks beat Moeller 2-0. ly iced it Lakota East controlled the pace drum said. "Moeller is stronger ers had a small but vocal student for most of the game, despite its rel- than us physically at this point, but section standing along the sideative youth. The Thunderhawks as the season goes on, I think our lines, with the ringleader having have five senior starters, with the young guys .will grow up even his face painted in blue and gold rest sophomores and juniors. more." Moeller colors. Lakota East's youngsters includLandrum was· pleased that East Lakota East meets Lakota West 1held Bobby Trybula, Moeller's alled sophomore goalkeeper Byron next week, in what will be the early city midfielder, in check. Neal, who recorded twq,saves in his battle for No. 1. · ta:m._~ EClst 2, Moeller 0 "Bobby Trybula is the best play~ shutout. Goals: • er In the city, and to shut him down The game was at Blue Ash, MQ-2.Brown. Farrell. Shtt.Dut Neol (2 Sllves). Records: I.E 2.(), is a bi~ confidence booster." Lan- Moeller's home field. The Crusad-

Ohio all-state soccer teams

Nine area players earn first-team honors The Cincinnati Enquirer


Seniors David Brown of Lakota East and Bobby Trybula of Moeller were first-team selections on the Ohio Division I boys soccer team Friday. . . Lakota West's Brian Hubert was the lone Cincinnati-area player on the Division I second team. The third team featured five local players: Chris Thompson of Elder, Joseph Miller of Anderson, Rob Poitinger of Lebanon, Travis King of Loveland and Kevin Noschang of Lakota West. In Division II, four local players were named to all-state teams. Matt Saldano of Purcell Marian made the first team, and Ryan Coffey of Wyoming made the second team. Northwest. senior Tmi Eddy and Wyoming senior Patrick Baxter were named to third team. Despite winning the Division

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Elder's Chris Thompson led a group of five area players on the Division I third team.

III state championship, Madeira had just one player named allstate: Senior Sean Hassman made the first team. Mustangs coach Jon Unger was honored as publicschool coach of the year.

Also on the Division Ill first team was Jibran Shteiwi of Summit. Matt Salzano of Summit inade the second team, and David Schum of Seven Hills and Dan Ules of Waynesville were named to the third team. On . the girls team, Lakota West's Meghan Connelly and Turpin's Jennifer Hensley earned first-team honors in Division I, and Lakota West's Tara SchaeferKalkho:ff was named publicschool coach of the year. Parissa Eyorokon of Lakota East and Jackie Obert of Ursuline were on the second team. Lisa Werner of St. Ursula, Julie Backscheider of Oak Hills, Jen Doerflein of Seton and Sam Riley of Glen Este were third-team selec-tions. On the first team in Division II were Missy Vierling of Cincinnati Country Day and Laura Monterrosso of Roger Bacon. Theresa

Hirschauer of Cincinnati Country Day was named the division's private-school coach of the year. Desire Morris, who will play for Wyoming in the Division II state title game today, made the third team. BOYS

DIVISION I First Team Bale, Hudson; Kirby, .Mentor, Korpeski, Thomas Worthington; labudovski, Reynoldsburg; latchem Perrysburg; Van Der Sluijs, Carroll; Tidd, Strongsville; Brown, lakota East; McKenney, North Olmsted; Hiltner, Wadsworth; Trybula, Moeller.

Second Team locals: Hubert, lakota West.

Third Team locals: Thompson, Elder; Miller, Anderson; Poitinger, lebanon; King, loveland; Noschang, lakota West. Public school coach: Marsh, North Olmsted. Pnvate school coach: Orozco, TaL St Francis.

DIVISION II First Team Murphy, West Geauga; Assaf, Revere; Willis, Cardinal Mooney; Hoffman, Alter; Ross, To-Valley; McGarrity, Bishop Watterson; Saldano, Purcell Marian; McWhorter, Walsh Jesuit; lopez, Defiance; Olsen, Lexington; DiBello, Notre Dame Cathedral latin.

Second Team locals: Coffey, Wyoming.



Locais: Eddy, Northwest; Baxter, Wyoming. Public school coach: Jakab, fi.evere. Private school coach: Money, Chaminade·Julienne.

DIVISION Ill First Team .. Catrow, Springfield Catholic; Waters, Lorain Catholic;

~siguran, CVCA; Ulrey, Ada; Shteiwi, Summl~ Schoeff, Worthington Christian; Hassman, Madeira; Lodge, Unioto; Ray, Warren Champion; Parkhurst, Gilmour; Ingram, Bloom Carroll. Second Team Locals: Salzano, Summit

Third Team Locals: Schum, Seven Hills; Liles, Waynesville: Public school coach: Unger, Madeira. Private school coach: Worthington Christian.

GIRLS DIVISION I First Team Quinn, ·Dublin Coffman; Connelly, lakota Wes~ Padfield, Hudson; Tizzano, Mentor; Persichiili, Walsh Jesuit; Powers, Beavercreek; Okoroafo, . Sylvania Northview; Hensley, Turpin; Brader, Columbus DeSales; Fenix, Wes~aKe; Ganson, Poland seminary.

Second Team locals: Eyorokon, lakota Eas~ Obert, Ursuline Academy.

Third Team locals: Werner, St. Ursula; Backscheider, OaK Hills; Doerflein, Seton; Riley, Glen Este: Public school coach: Schafer-Kalkhoff, lakota West. Pnvate school coach: Mcintyre, Walsh Jesuit

DIVISION II First Team Brake, Bexley; Vierling, Cincinnati Country Day; Falatach, Bay Village; Markley, Greenon; Wood, St VincenVSt. Maiy; Kiene, Ottawa Glandorf; Monterrosso, Roger Bacon; Duvall, Hubbard; Merritt, Tippecanoe; Irwin, Avon; Wolf, Clearfork.

Second Team Locals: leiter, Summit; Koehler. Eastern Brown; .Thieken, Badin; Fosnaugh, waynesville.

Third Team Locals: Morris, Wyoming; Iacono, Indian Hill; Crane, Fenwick. · Public school coach: Dempsey, Bexley. Private school coach: Hirschauer, Cincinnati Country Day. Assistant Vuckovich, Indian Hill.





Division Ill boys state soccer final:


Cuyahoga Valley Christian 0

Mustangs crowned champs Cummings' kick in shootout puts Madeira on top; CVCA shut out

What: St. Ursula (13-4-5) vs. Strongsville (17 -3-2) When: 3 p.m. today Where: Crew Stadium, Columbus What to watch: Ranked fifth in the nation by the Soccer Coaches Association, Strongsville poses a major obstacle for an unranked St. Ursula team that wasn't expected to reach the championship game. Anchored by midfielder Jessica Roberts, the Mustangs have amassed 81 goals and allowed only nine. Senior goalie Ginni Bondi recorded a school-record 17 shutouts this season. "The Roberts girl in the middle is the player to watch," St. Ursula coach Danielle Newman said. "(Striker) Tiffany Horvath stepped up big scoring in the tournament and is another player we must stop." St Ursula and Strongsville have one common opponent, McAuley. Both teams lost to the Mohawks 2-1. "The turning point in the season was the loss to McAuley," Newman said. "We outplayed them, and the girls knew they should have won." In the middle of the season, the Bulldogs struggled with injuries. Goalie Katie Barnes broke her thumb and midfielder Monica Naltner hurt her knee. Since both players returned and freshmen sweeper Lauren Fader and striker Ashley Scheidt were elevated to varsity, St. Ursula has been a different team. The Bulldogs won 12 of the last 13 games and tied the other. St. Ursula reached the championship game with a 1-0 victory over No. 5-ranked Columbus DeSales; Strongsville defeated Walsh Jesuit 3-1. The Bulldogs won the state championship in 1991 and 1993 and will make their third finals appearance. Strongsville claimed the 1998 state title.

By Dave Schutte

Division I

Admission: $6

Enquirer fllllllihutor

COLCMBUS -Jimmy Cummings' pressure-packed penalty kick handed Madeira the Division III boys soccer state championship in a 1-0 victory over Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy on Friday at Crew Stadium. After 100 minutes of scoreless play (80 regulation, 20 overtime), the game went into a shootout. Five players from each team wen.· given an opportunity to shoot against the opposing goalie from 12 yards out. The first three players from both teams scored before CVCA's Angelo Finelli shot over the net. Goalie Kevin Gilligan took Madeira's fourth shot and scored, but CVCA's No.5 man.JonathanTavlor, tied it at 4-4, putting the heat on Cummings. "I tried not to let the little dance by thrir goali<· (Stephen Tipton) bother me," Cummings said. "I shot the ball where I always shoot penalty kicks, and that's to the upper-left comer." Cummings' kick hit the back of the net after Tipton guessed wrong and lunged in the oppositt· direction. Gilligan was as proud of his own penalty-kick goal as the shutout. his 15th this season. ':A lot of the guys didn't think I could kick because I've always played in goal,'' Gilligan said. "A lot of days after practice, I took penalty kicks to show them I could do it." Brad Darter, Sean Hassman and Javier Ibarra also scored in the shootout for the Mustangs. David McMullen, Kai Kasiguran and Michael Pertz tallied for CVCA (17-4-2). "I picked the players for the shootout who I thought had a good chance to score," Madt'ira coach Jon C'nger said. "Most of these kids are in other sports and have performed in state tournament games.'' The field dimensions (115 yards long, 73 yards wide) could have been a factor, but the Mus-

Girls state soccer championship previews

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Madeira's Jimmy Helsel (4) battles Cuyahoga Valley Christian's Ben Zemanski for a loose ball Friday_ Heisel's Mustangs capped their unbeaten and untied season by winning the Division Ill state championship game in a shootout. tangs' defense ofDarter. Phil Gettinger. Ryan Self, Austin Low,Jdf Stambough, Jimmy Heisel and Cluis Justice was near perft•ct. CVCA took 16 shot!> but only one on goal, that coming midway through the first overtimt!. Mad<'ira managed only six shots. four on goal. "[don't think we were the b(•t-

ter team today." L'nger said. 'They taught us a lesson in passing and ball control. Buttl1eirfield is 13 yards wide, and they are used to playing on a field this size." Said Cummings: 'They wore us out. We've never played on a field this size, and it was tough adjusting."

Gilligan acknowledged that his defenders were the difference. "TI1ey've made my job easy all sea:;on," he said. 'Today, th<-'Y were outstanding and didn't allow the ball to come through to me." CVCA coach Jason Spodnik wasn't upset with the loss. "It was a struggle, especially since we don't have a goal scor-

er," he said. "But I don't rate our performance on the results. We played hard with a lot of desire, and this was a building block for the program." Madeira is the fourth undefeated and untied team to win a state championship. The Mustangs finished with a 23-0 record, allowing only 14 goals and scoring 98.

What: Wyoming (16-3-2) vs. Bay City Bay (18-2-2) When: 7 p.m. today Where: Crew Stadium, Columbus Admission: $6

What to watch: Adefensive-minded team, Bay City Bay has allowed one goal in the state tournament, that coming during a 2-1 shootout victory over Columbus Bexley in the semifinals Wednesday. If playing for the state championship isn't enough motivation for the Rockets, sending out retiring coach Gale Rsk (257-46-26 in 16 seasons) on the winning side could make it a tougher task for Wyoming. Uke most state finalists, Bay's offense , - is built around a midfielder. That player is all-state candidate Angela Sanson, a senior. Lizbee Barth, Natty Nasa, Elsie Falatach and Molly Sweeney are the Rockets' other scoring threats. Bay's defense is anchored by senior

goalie Megan Blake, and Megan Wenz and Emily Stover are tough in front of her. Wyoming, a team without a senior


Buckeyes shun BCS talk Focused on beating Purdue in Big Ten game today The Associated Press

WESTIAFAYETfE, Ind. - Ohio State understands how close it is to playing for a national title. The third-ranked Buckeyes just aren't discuss· ing the possibility. For Ohio State All·Ameri· can safety Mike Doss, winning a Big Ten Conference championship is the immediate goal. He won't even say where he thinks the Buckeyes (10-0, 5-0 Big Ten) rank among the nation's elite teams. "I just feel that we're pretty good in the Big Ten right now," Doss said. "We're undefeated and we're working hard, and we're just trying to get better. All that stuff doesn't matter until the final game." There are three unbeaten

teams atop the Bowl Champi· onship Series standings Oklahoma, Ohio State and Miami. The BCS will determine who plays in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 3. Ohio State is No. 2 in the latest rankings - a jump from No. 6 two weeks ago. Oklahoma is No.1 and Miami is third. One slip in the final three weeks could eliminate the Buckeyes from contention. Plus, Ohio State still isn't as· sured of winning the Big Ten. Hthe Buckeyes lose and No.6 Iowa (9-1, ().()) wins out, the Hawkeyes win the league title. Thafs why Ohio State coach Jim Tressel hasn't talked to his team about the Fi· esta Bowl. He wants them focused on beating Purdue (4-5, 2-3) today.

Big Ten race Team Conf. Overall 9-1 Iowa 6-0 5-0 10-0 Ohio St. Michigan 4-1 7-2 Minnesota 3-2 7-2 - - - - - - - -- .. ·---"I would say the best thing we should do is elaborate on Purdue and not elaborate on the BCS rankings," he said. A victory would give the Buckeyes their fourth 11-0 start, joining the 1975, 1979 and 1995 teams. Immediate contributions from freshmen and sophomores have led Ohio State's turnaround from a 7-5 finish a year ago. 'This is one of the better football teams we've seen in

the Big Ten since we've been in the Big Ten, if not the best," said Joe Tiller, who has coached at Purdue since 1997. The Boilermakers, once nicknamed the "Spoilermakers" for upsets of Top 25 teams, have a seven-game los· ing streak against ranked teams. The last time Purdue beat a ranked team was two years ago against No. 12 Ohio State, when a 31-27 victory landed the Boilermakers their first Rose Bowl appearance in 34 years and knocked the Buck· •eyes out of the conference title picture. Purdue hopes to do it again. "We want to go out and get our name out and get attention," Boilermakers defensive tackle Kevin Nesfield said. "We want to show we're capa· ble of competing and beating teams such as Ohio State."

Bearcats stay in bowl derby By Bill Koch Tlu Cincinnati Enquirer

The University of Cincinnati's victory over Louisville on Thursday night might have been a season-saver. 1bree weeks ago, the Bearcats were 2-5 and staring at their first losing season in three years. But after their 24-14 deci· sion over the Cardinals, UC (4-5, 3-2) is back in the bowl picture. And there's still an outside chance the Bearcats could share the Conference USA championship and secure a Uberty Bowl bid. HUC wins its final three C. USA games- at home against Houston and UAB, and at East Carolina - it will finish 7-5 overall and 6-2 in conference. That could be enough to tie the Bearcats for first place with TCU, currently 4-1, if someone else can knock off the Homed Frogs. Hthere's a tie for the league title, Uberty Bowl officials can choose which team they want. The Bearcats recovered from a sloppy, scoreless first haH against Louisville to score 24 unanswered points.

Team TCU Sou. Miss. UAB E. Carolina louisville Tulane Cincinnati

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Time of Possession................ 33:09 26:51 INDIVIDU.U. STAn51JCS RIJSHING-UC, McCleskey 26-82, Hall 9·23, Guldu~t 4-12, Murray 3-12, Wolke 1-0, Harwell 2-(mlnus 1), Vann 1-(minus 1). team 4-(mlnus 6). louisville, Miller 18-71, Gates 3-13, Patt.eiSOn 4-2, Dorsey 1-(minus 2), Ragone 7-(mlnus 14). PASSING-UC, Guldugli 9-23-0-120. louisville, Ragone 11-31.0.91, Dorsey 1-1-0-15 RECEMNG-UC, McCleskey 3·35, Keith 2-19, vann 2-8, Olinger 1-36, Lucius 1-22. louisville, Hanis 4-30, Russell 3-34, Tinch 1·25, Patterson 1-8, Owens 1-7, Dorsey 1-3.

straightfc ward in defensive lignment!

Baylor (3-6) at No.4 Texas (8-1) nme: 12:30 p.m. Une: Texas by 40'n. What to watch: 'The Longhoms' nationalchampionship aspirations need help.

nme/lV: 7 p.m./ESPN2. Une: Georgia by 14'n. What to watch: last week's 31-241oss to Auburn was the closest of the Rebels' three consecutive SEC losses in which they couldn't run or stop the run. RB Musa Smith hopes to shine for the Bulldogs, who still lead the SEC East after last week's loss to Rorida. ·

UC-Peek 15 fumble return (Rlf1fin kick), 10:28 lou-Ciark92 klckoffretum (Smith kick),10.08 UC-McCieskey 1 run (Ruffin kick), 3:24


nmeflV: 3:30 p.m./Ch. 12. 7. Une: Miami by 9. What to watch: 'The Vols hope to avoid losing three home games in a season for the first time since Phillip Fulmer took over. Miami is either ripe for the picking or out to make a statement after struggling at Rutgers.

Ole Miss (5-4) at No. 7 Georgia (8-1)

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·No. 2 Miami (8-0) at Tennessee (5-3)

Northwestern (3-7) at No. 6 Iowa (9-1)

FlroiQuader Lou-Mtner 4 run (Smtth kick), 3:55

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nme: 3:30p.m. Une: Oklahoma by 9. What to watch: Next on the Sooners' march through the Big 12 South is a date with the Aggies' "Wrecking Crew· defense, whose reputation is tainted after losing two sizable leads.

nmeflV: Noon/ESPN2. Une: Iowa by 28. What to watch: 'The Hawkeyes sit two wins from a perfect Big Ten campaign. 'The Wildcats' 41-37 victory against Indiana last week was encouraging, as TB Jason Wright continued to thrive.

Thursday's late box

UC-MCCicskey 1 run (Ruffin kick), 13:15 UC-FG Ruffin 29. 2:06 A-36,253.

No.1 Oklahoma (8-0) at Texas A&M (5-4)

nme: 3:30p.m. Une: Washington State by 4'n. What to watch: Now alone atop the Pacific 10, the Cougars look to snap a four-game skid in the series with the Ducks.

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Today's Top 25 games

No.JS Oregon (7-2) at No. 5 Washington State (8-1)

C-USA race

Tigers not tr Kentucky preps



No. 8 Virginia Tech (8-1) at Syracuse (3-6) The Associated Press

Louisville receiver Joshua nnch is brought down by UC's Zach Norton Thursday night. UC beat the Cardinals 24-14.

What to watch: 'This key Big 12 North clash features two of the league's most dynamic quarterbacks. The Cyclones' Seneca Wallace is the more effective passer, while the Wildcats' Ell Roberson is more dangerous on foot.

No.l3 Michigan (7-2) at Minnesota (7-2) nmeflV: 7:45 p.m./ESPN. Une: Michigan by 6'n. What to watch: 'The lV day concludes with the battle for the "Uttle Brown Jug, • which the Golden Gophers will try to capture for the first time in 14 meetings. Expect the Wolverines to pay attention to Minnesota RB Terry Jackson.

No.14 N.C. State (9-1) at Maryland (7-2) nme: Noon. Une: Maryland by 6'n. What to watch: 'The Wolfpack tJy again for a record lOth win but must get it on the road against the Atlantic Coast Conference's hottest team.

No.l7 Aorida State (6-3) at Georgia Tech {6-3) nme: 3:30 p.m. Une: Rorida State by 7. What to watch: 'The Yellow Jackets revived their postseason hopes and now take on the ACC leader. The Seminoles found a quarterback in Adrian McPherson at Wake Forest but lost TB Greg Jones (knee) for the season.

No.l8 Colorado {6-3) at Missouri (4-5) nme: 12:30 p.m. Line: Colorado by 4*. What to watch: The Buffaloes still control their fate in the Big 12 North but can't overlook the young Tigers.

Virginia {6-3) at No.l9 Penn State (6-3) nme/TV: 3:30 p.m./Ch. 9, 2. Une: Penn State by 16. What to watch: The Cavaliers ruined Penn State's bowl chances in last season's finale.

No. 20 Bowling Green {8-0) at Northern Illinois (6-3) nme: 2:30p.m. Une: Bowling Green by 3Y.!. What to watch: This probably will detennine the West Division representative in the MidAmerican Conference championship game.

nmeflV: 3:30 p.m./ESPN. Une: Virginia Tech by 12. What to watch: The Carrier Dome hasn't been kind to the Hokies, who have lost six of Temple (3-6) eight trips there, but the Orangemen will at No. 22 Pittsburgh need a supreme effort to protect their turf this time. nme: Noon.


Moeller High School 2002-03 Soccer Articles  
Moeller High School 2002-03 Soccer Articles