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6A--Sur y, June 1,2003 Serving the MonDak area since 1908 e run win A one-out, three-run blast intoinfield blast by Nicholas Baw- selves out in front by a 6-1 mar- right-center by Darcy Verhasselt den and a line shot into center by gin heading into the third. in the bottom of the first inning Mike Kund i helped Richland to Scobey rallied for three runs in was a sign of the times for the an 8-0 advantage after four com- the third as Richland Was put Richland Patriots Wednesday plete innings., down in order in the bottom half night at Moose Park. A 10-0 win A Blues two-out, bases loaded of the inning to narrow the gap. in game one of a double-header rally in the top of five was once Once again, however, the Rich- against Scobey was followed by again halted as a nice grab by land bats came to life as Jake a 14-4 Pats victory in game two. Fink in deep center ended the VanEvery led off the bottom of "I knew our defense was going Scobey "at bat." Josh Mueller the fourth with a single. Berndt to be solid," Head Coach Jeff kept the Patriots' momentum followed with a standup triple to Nesper said. "But our hitting alive with a lead-off single in drive in a pair of runs, and with really impressed me and our the bottom of the fifth. With a a single into center by Fink, the pitching pleasantly surprised me hard-hit ground ball past the Pats took control of a five-run considering it was our first Scobey shortstop, Fink drove lead, 9-4. Although the Blues game." home Mueller, and with a Ver- managed a base runner in the The three-run homer by Ver- hasselt connection at the plate, following two innings, five fans hasselt was followed by a single Fink crossed home to hand by relief pitcher Scott Huft by K.C. Siebenaler and double Richland the 10-run win. helped to hold Scobey scoreless. by Jesse Nesper into right. As Verhasselt went the distance Richland's lead stretched to 10- Siebenaler crossed home plate, for Richland on the mound 4in the fifth inning as ahard-hit Richland seized an early 4-0 allowing only two hits to record ball into left by Berndt drove leadover theBlues. Five fansby the shutout. Siebenaler led the home an additional run. The the Patriots' southpaw hurler way at the plate with two hits. momentum carried over into the Verhasselt, combined with a Mueller, Fink, Verhasselt, Nes- sixth inning withlrigoin leading nice play at third base by Gresh per and Kunda all finished the off with a single. Huff connect- Melby for the force out at sec- game with hits as well. ed on a blast into right field ond, helped to hold Scobey Although the Blues trailed by allowing a pair of Richland base scoreless over the following two only two runs (6-4) after three runners to cross the plate as the innings, innings in game two, Richland's Patriots commanded a 12-4 Nesper again came up with an strength at the plate took control advantage. A final hit by Cole RBI with a sacrifice fly into cen- in the final three innings to help Leininger drove home the ter to add to Richland's tally in seize a second 10-run win over game-ending run in the impres-. the bottom of the third inning. Scobey. sive 10-run victory. The Blues, threatening a two- Richland wasted no time inBawden started on the mound out rally with bases loaded in gaining an early edge in game for Richland and was relieved the top of the fourth, were shut two as a sacrifice fly by Kelly by Huff in the third inning. Fink down as a nice dig by Nesper Berndt helped Mueller across and VanEvery led Richland behind the plate saved a poten- home plate, and with a runoffensively with two hits each. tial past ball to maintain the scored by Brett Irigoin, the Berndt, lrigoin, Huff, Wgberand Richland shutout. Strong, Patriots held a 2-0 edge. Leininger added hits as ell. aggressive base running by Cole Although' the Blues narrowed The Patriots are action Fink with a pair of head-first the gap to a single ran, a lead-off today at a tournament Froid., , !5 . steals into second and third base double by Matt Weber found the The team s next home [stand is allowed entry for Fink at home gap between right and center Thursday against Hodaestead. plate to provide the Pats with igniting a Richland rally. With a Game time for the douSe-head- their sixth run. Richland added Mueller sacrifice fly and line er is slated for 5:00 p.mi: two additional runs in the bot- shot triple into left field by Fink, tom of the fourth as a hard the Patriots quickly found them- Richland's Josh Mueller connects on this pitch in action aces at PHOTO BY against Scobey Sidney native and standout sprinter for Dickin- son State's women's track team, Stacey Rehbein, recorded a time of 24.44 in the 200-meter dash at the national meet in Olathe, Kan. The time was fast enough to earn Rehbein a fourth-place finish as well as All-American honors. Rehbein also holds the Dickinson State school record in the 200-meter dash. Competing for DSU's men's team, Scobey native Kevin McElvaney earned All-American honors as well with a fifth-place finish in the pole vault at nationals. McElvaney vaulted 14-9 at the meet. Also competing for the men's team cine Lake graduate Aaron Johansen. a member of DSU's fifth-place rrleter relay team and threw the j third-place finish as well to earn honors. The efforts of these two athletes helped l men's team to a second-place finish at al meet while DSU Head Coach and Pete Stautar was named the NAIA M, the Year. O Cole Fink gets down and dirty for the Pats on this successfully ;nnls pro The 2003 Tennis Program is scheduled for June 9-26 under the direction of MSU-B nursing student Jenni Howe. Howe is a Glendive native and is a mem- ber of the Yellowjackets' ennis team with five years of teaching experience behind her. Day's and times for the pro- gram are as follows: Elementary tennis (ages nine and under) - Monday-Thursday from 8-8:45 a.m. ! Junior Tennis I - (ages- 11) - Monday-Thursday from 8:45- 9:30 a.m. Junior Tennis 2 - (ages 12-14) - Monday-Thursday from 9:30- 10:15 a.m. Senior Tennis - (ages 15 and older) - Monday-Thursday from 10:15-11:00 a.m. Adult Beginners - Monday and Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Adult Intermediate/Advanced - Monday and Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. PHOTO BY DUANE NORBY stolen base to s Scond. It was recently announced by Jim Haugen, executive director of the Montana High School Association, that Sidney's Wayne Giese is to be inducted into the Montana Officials Hall of Fame. Although injuries shortened his career as an eastern Montana boys and girls basketball offi- cial, Giese served as an official for 18 years. During those years, Roth excels Persons interested in partici- hr pating in the tennis pro ram are in free t_._ ow asked to register by Friday by c"m-e*:*lonu .p calling HealthWorks !at "488- 4631. The cost for participation Darren Roth, competing in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest, qualified for the Regional Level competition to be held in Washington, D.C. En route to his eligibility into the Regional Level, Roth went 9-15 at the Council Level, 22-25 at the District Level and a perfect 25-25 at the State Level. in the program is $20. i The classes begin J ne 9 at Johnson Park. Bring lalong a water bottle and i'acqu t if you have one. If not, a racquet will be provided. In the event of bad weather, report to HealthWorks. he was selected for 48 boys dis- claim to. trier and divisional tournaments Also to be inducted and 40 girls district and divi- Montana High School sional tournaments. In addition, Hall of Fame is Jim Giese was also selected to off i- soula. The elate 13 state tournaments for located at the boys and girls basketball, an Billings. honor very few officials can lay wlnne Beyer Aw '/Fudl er I~rli~ ~ "T~m~y l~eye~ Pov,'ewt"s: Ru~ss & Deby~ Fo, ll~ev James qualified in three jumping Amy qualified in five events at State - placed 3rd events at State - placed 4th in triple jump & 5th in hi lh jump. in 1600m relay & 6th in 300m hurdles Brought Brought to you to you by: by: Sidney iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiii!iiiiiiii:,i iiiiiiii iii i i ':i:: ii::i::::i ii?)ii i:. :: i i i iii ::::i!~i 10 a.m. 2:30 p.m. ages 14 & up 12 & 13 year olds $50 for Non-Members $10 for Members Specialized for each sport 6 week program We need a minimum number of participants to make a class, please register early. Questions? call PHOTO BY BILL Levi Weltikol and Danielle Hagen were year's recipients of the Ted Ackerman award. by PGA Pro. Jeff Junior Golf starts Fri., June 6 Cost: $25 13-18 yrs ..... 8-9 am 10-12 yrs .... 9-10 am 6-9 yrs ..... 10-11 am June 6, Putting June 13, Chipping June 27, Irons July 11, Irons & Woods July 18 Please call 433-1894 to Private Lessons Individual 45 minutes $25 Series of 5 - $100 Group Lessons: 3 one hour lessons Number of P~ riP_ri~~ 2 ......... $60 3 ......... $40 Practice on the course 4 $30 July 25, Jr. Golf Toumament .......... S' untry Hwy. 16 N., Sidney sign