By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times,
published September 9, 2001
BMX RACING: Amanda Geving of Largo won the amateur title at the National Bike League Grand Nationals Sept. 1-2 in Louisville, Ky.
Racing against girls of all ages, she won a $900 savings bond. In the cruiser division, racing against boys and girls, Geving finished third.
In her 11-13 girls age group, Geving earned No. 2 plates on the main and cruiser bikes.
David Bentlage of Clearwater claimed the national No. 1 plate on the main bike for the 11-year-old novice division. He is in just his second year of racing.
SOCCER: The Palm Harbor Nighthawks under-12 girls team blanked Space Coast United of Melbourne 3-0 to win the Tampa Bay Labor Day Classic.
The Nighthawks allowed only one goal during the tournament. Goalkeeper Veronica Gerbe was aided by defenders Thara Salam and Danielle Ciglar.