Al Del Greco wins second celebrity tourney |

Al Del Greco wins second celebrity tourney

Tribune Staff Reports

Former NFL kicker Al Del Greco won his second Celebrity Players Tour event of 2002 with a one-stroke victory in the Celebrity Champions Classic on Sunday in Dayton, Ohio.

Del Greco won the $25,000 first prize by shooting back-to-back rounds of 3-under-par 69.

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Shane Rawley was one shot back and 2001 and 2002 American Century Celebrity Championship winner Dan Quinn was alone in third, two strokes back.


Too bad Salem-Keizer rookie pitcher Greg Bruso can’t borrow a few runs from his last victory on July 24.

Since receiving a superfluous16 runs of offensive support against Tri-City, Wash., on July 24, Bruso has needed to be near perfect to pick up another win.

Bruso, a 1998 South Tahoe High graduate, gave up two earned runs and struck out four in seven innings in the Volcanoes’ 3-2 victory over Northwest League-leading Everett, Wash., on Sunday night. It was Bruso’s second straight no-decision, as the Volcanoes tied the game in the ninth and won it in the 11th.

“I did enough to at least keep the game close,” Bruso told the Statesman Journal Newspaper.

In his previous no-decision, Bruso pitched eight scoreless eight innings in a 1-0, 11-inning win over Yakima, Wash., on July 30.

Bruso, who led the Northwest League in earned run average entering Sunday’s game, has a stingy 1.63 ERA.

The Volcanoes, 25-21 entering Monday night’s game, are three games behind first-place Everett with a month left in the season.


Because of construction work at South Tahoe High School, forms for athletic physicals must be picked up at the Lake Tahoe Unified School District office at 1021 Al Tahoe Boulevard.

Free physical exams are available for STHS’s first-time and freshman athletes at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tahoe Family Physicians, 1090 Third Street. The Tribune erroneously reported in Monday’s edition that physicals would be given Monday through Wednesday.

Student-athletes can pick up the necessary forms before proceeding to their free physical exam. Forms must also be signed by a parent.

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