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September 17, 1989

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) _ Violence during and after a soccer match between crosstown rivals Beerschot and FC Antwerp resulted in the jailing of 65 people Saturday night. One remained in custody Sunday.

During clashes between rival fans and with police, hooligans damaged a tram, several cars and other property around the Beerschot Stadium.


HAMBURG, West Germany (AP) - Twenty-seven people remained in custody Sunday after rival fans fought each other with bottles in downtown Hamburg.

Police said two women were injured in the fighting after a scoreless tie Saturday between crosstown rivals Hamburger SV and FC St. Pauli, two first division teams.

The fighting erupted after one group of fans began throwing bottles at people attending an open-air concert, police said.


SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) - San Antonio Memorial High School snapped a 51- game losing streak Saturday night, beating Holy Cross 7-0 at Edgewood Stadium.

About half of the 1,000 Memorial fans poured onto the field as the game ended to congratulate their players, who were the state record of 53 consecutive losses, according to the San Antonio Express News.

Memorial’s last victory had been 7-0 over Harlandale on Oct. 14, 1983, when the current team’s seniors were in sixth grade.

Memorial caused six turnovers - three interceptions and three fumble recoveries.

Terry Stevenson, who intercepted twice, scored the lone touchdown just before the half. He took a pitch on second down from the 7-yard-line.

Stevenson also kicked the point-after.


NEW YORK (AP) - Ann Trason of Oakland, Calif., broke the women’s world record for 100 miles in 13 hours, 55 minutes and 2 seconds Saturday at Flushing Meadow Park.

The previous record was 14:49.34 by Hilary Walker of England.

Trason was eight miles ahead of her closest competition.


TOKYO (AP) - Greg Wells, formerly with the Minnesota Twins, hit his 32nd homer of the season Sunday as the Orix Braves defeated the Kintetsu Buffaloes 5-3 in a Pacific League game.


BEIJING (AP) - The Philippines beat Hong Kong 115-83 Sunday for its second victory in the 15-nation Asian Men’s Basketball Championships.

Also on Sunday, Taiwan demolished Bangladesh 135-61 for its second victory.

The Philippines, a 150-52 winner over Bangladesh in its previous game, was led by Carlito Mejos with 24 points, including four 3-point shots.


PARIS (AP) - Previously unbeaten Nashwan, one of Europe’s top horses, finished third in the Prix Niel at Longchamp on Sunday behind Golden Pheasant and French Glory.

Nashwan had been considered a favorite for next month’s Arc de Triomphe.

Nashwan, who finished two lengths off the pace, had won all six of his previous races, dating back to last year, including the 2,000 Guineas, the Epsom Derby, the Eclipse Stakes and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.


SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) - Italian Mauro Baldi took the lead in the World Sports Prototype Championship Sunday after he won the Belgian stage with teammate Kenny Acheson of Ireland in a Sauber Mercedes.

France’s Jean-Louis Schlesser, who led the world standings coming into the race, was in position to take second place but his Sauber Mercedes ran out of fuel with less than a mile to go.

The Porsche team of France’s Bob Wollek and West German Frank Jelinski finished second while Britons Julian Bailey and Mark Blundel took third place in a Nissan.

Another Porsche, with Argentina’s Oscar Larrauri and Austrian Roland Ratzenberger, finished fourth in the 480-kilometer race.

Baldi, picking 20 points with the victory, has 110 points in the world standing, just three ahead of teammate Schlesser.

Mercedes had won the constructor’s title before Sunday’s race.

The driver’s title will be decided by the last race in the WSPC championship in Mexico Oct. 29.

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