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July 5, 1994

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ Dorsey Schroeder of Osage Beach, Mo., won the Des Moines Trans Am race when Tom Kendall of La Canada, Calif., ran out of fuel with two laps remaining in Monday’s SCCA event.

″I ran at Tommy real hard,″ said Schroeder, who averaged 66.066 mph in his Mustang Cobra in the 63-lap, 100.8-mile race. ″I think I was forcing him to run a lot harder. I was also lucky because I seemed to be in the draft for the whole race.″

Scott Pruett of Crystal Bay, Nevada, finished second.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Robby Unser of Lincoln, Neb., son of three- time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser, won the Pikes Peak open-wheel division Monday for his sixth title and the family’s 35th.

Unser, driving a Chevy, needed only 10 minutes, 5.85 seconds to negotiate the 156-turn, 12.42-mile course from the 9,400-foot level to the summit at 14,110 feet. Leonard Vahsholtz of Woodland Park won the super-truck division with a record time of 11:36.63. Unser was second.


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Jeff Nygaard had 13 kills and three blocks as the United States beat Canada 15-6, 9-15, 15-7, 15-11 on Monday to even their exhibition volleyball series 1-1.

The five-match series continues Wednesday night in St. Louis.


CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Cubs outfielder Kevin Roberson broke his right hand when he punched a clubhouse door during the second game of a doubleheader with Colorado on Monday.

Roberson, placed on the 15-day disabled list, flied out as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning of Chicago’s 4-2 loss in 15 innings. He’s expected to miss four to six weeks.

The Cubs recalled reliever Blaise Ilsley from Iowa of the American Association to take Roberson’s roster spot.


MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) - Top-seeded Sebastien Lareau of Boucherville, Quebec, beat Dany Joly of St-Eustache, Quebec, 7-5, 6-3 in the second round of the $100,000 SunLife tournament Monday.

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