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© St. Petersburg Times, published April 20, 2001


The Women's United Soccer Association, including Springstead alum Jennifer O'Sullivan of the New York Power, begins play this weekend.

O'Sullivan's playing time may be limited because of a rib injury and the addition of three Olympic-level defenders to the Power roster.

But local fans will have a chance to see that for themselves, as the Power's game with Atlanta will be telecast 12 p.m. Saturday on TNT.


PITTSBURGH -- Hernando alum Bronson Arroyo beat the Houston Astros for the second time in a week Wednesday, tossing two innings of spotless relief as the Pittsburgh Pirates won 8-4 at PNC Park.

Arroyo (2-1) threw strikes with 11 of his 16 pitches and struck out one batter. His earned-run average fell to 3.86.


Don Spencer (plus-10) and Marcia Froh (plus-13) won their gender groups April 12 in the Wellington Mixed Golf League weekly competition.

Ed Norris (plus-8) was second among men, followed by Gerry Olesen (plus-7), Phil Froh (plus-6), Dave Sullivan (plus-5) and Jack Harvie (plus-4).

Anne Ferguson (plus-12) took second in the women's group, ahead of Maria Sullivan and Isabel McDonald (plus-9).

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