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October 3, 1994

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) _ Portland, Ore., will be the site of the next World Masters Games in 1998.

Portland beat out Durban, South Africa, the only other city vying for the fourth Games.


GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Former PGA Tour player Eddie Pearce won the Hooters-Jordan Tour’s $100,000 Naturally Fresh Classic when Sunday’s final round was rained out.

Pearce had a 3-under-par 69 Saturday for a 12-under 204 total on the Heritage Links course. Kelly Korleski, Hicks Malonson, Mike Swartz, Dennis Zinkon, Dave Miley and Paul Claxton finished a stroke back.


NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Pyrah, a senior at Brigham Young, beat Irish Olympian Marcus O’Sullivan across the finish line by six-tenths of a second Sunday to win the New York Road Runners Club Fifth Avenue Mile.

Pyrah finished in 3:52.3. O’Sullivan just edged Houssine Siba of Morocco, who finished in 3:53.4.


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Fourth-seeded Srdan Muskatirovic beat third-seeded Jan Anderson 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the SkyTel National Clay Court, the first leg of the ITA collegiate grand slam.

In the women’s final, third-seeded Nora Koves of Kansas defeated fourth- seeded Marie-Laure Bougnol of Mississippi 7-6, 6-1.


SATAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - Wayne Anderson edged Jeff Fuller by less than a car length Sunday in the $43,845 NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour Fall Final 150. Anderson leads Reggie Ruggiero by 39 points in the overall standings.


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Trinity College graduate who hopes to qualify for the 1996 Olympic marathon and a nursing student from Rhode Island won the city’s first marathon.

Alex Magoun, 36, a 1981 graduate of Trinity College, won the men’s division of the inaugural Aetna Health Plans Hartford Marathon on Saturday. His time was 2:29:54. Magoun is hoping to meet the 2:20:00 qualifying time for the Olympic marathon trials.

Kim Goff, 33, won the women’s race in 3:00:28. Goff, a nursing student, is planning to compete in a Rhode Island marathon at the end of the month.


WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) - Jerry Haas won his second consecutive Nike Tour event on Sunday, shooting a 1-under-par 71 for a two-stroke victory in the $175,000 Sonoma Open.

Haas, who won the Tri-Cities Open last week, had an 11-under 277 total.

Woody Austin finished two back.


ST. LOUIS (AP) - North Carolina’s 92-game winning streak in women’s soccer ended Sunday with a scoreless tie in overtime against Notre Dame.

North Carolina, which has won eight straight NCAA titles and 12 of the last 13, is unbeaten in 97 games since tying Central Florida in 1990.


ROME (AP) - Abel Balbo scored his fifth goal in three games, giving AS Roma a 1-0 victory over visiting Sampdoria of Genoa on Sunday in the Italian League.

AS Roma remained tied for first with Parma, which beat Torino 2-0. AS Roma and Parma (both 4-0-1) have 13 points, two ahead of Juventus of Turin (3-0-2) and three ahead of three-time defending champion AC Milan (3-1-1).


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Cory McClenathan, Cruz Pedregon, Scott Geoffrion and David Schultz won professional driving titles Sunday at the NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals.

McClenathan won in Top Fuel, Pedregon in Funny Car, Geoffrion in Pro Stock and Schultz in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

McClenathan edged Don Prudhomme in the Top Fuel final; Pedregon surprised John Force in the Funny Car final; Geoffrion defeated Darrell Alderman, and Schultz beat John Smith.


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Masato Yonehara of Japan broke away on the climb up the St. Johns Bridge and held on to win the Portland Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 18 minutes, 41 seconds.

Japan’s Yuji Sakurada was second in 2:20:39. Elizabeth Brim Snodgrass won the women’s division in 2:52:41.

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