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Del Tech Roadrunner baseball opens new season in Florida Curtis Brock, entering his ninth season as head baseball coach at the Owens Campus of Delaware Technical & Community College, is aiming to boost his career record of 163-99-3. According to Brock, "We really have high hopes for this year's baseball team." The 1996 Delaware Tech Roadrunners finished with a 25- 10-1 record. The Roadrunners will open their season in Florida from Feb. 28 to March 8, playing teams from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, Florida, Mary- land and New York. Upon their return, the Roadrunners will travel to Camden County College in Blackwood, N.J., on March 15. Home season for the Roadrunners begins on Sunday, March 16, against Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, Md. New to Delaware Tech's base- ball roster are three members of the 1996 Delaware First Team All-State Baseball Team: Todd Brock, Brent Jackson and Craig Wails. Returning starters are Bri- an Homer, Jason Fretz and Tony Massa. Jay Stafford, Jeff Melvin, Tommy Conaway, Derrick SkateworldArtistic Club competes in winter invitational at Hampton Members of the Skateworld of Delaware Artistic Club competed in the 17th Annual Winter Invita- tional Championships at the Plaza Roller Rink in Hampton, Va., on Feb. 14-17. The Hampton Classic is sanctioned and governed by the United States Amatuer Confeder- ation of Roller Skaters, and all skaters must be in good standing to compete in this event. The team is coached by Debbie and Rick Slatcher, owners of Skateworld in Laurel and Skate- world II in Rehoboth Beach. Miniature horse club looking for members The Delmarva Miniature Horse Club is a group of Miniature Horse owners bound together by their love of little horses. The pur- pose of the club is to promote the Miniature Horse in this area. The club meets several times each year, offers clinics and publishes a newsletter. If you are interested in The competition always gener- ates a large turnout of highly tal- ented roller skaters from the East coast. Placements from the Skate- world team are as follows: Shawn Levis, age 9 from Lewes, first place in Junior Olympic 1-A Boys Figures, first place in Juvenile Boys Figures, second place in Ju- nior Olympic Loops, and third place, Junior Olympic II-A Boys Singles2 Lindsey Wareing, age I0, of Lewes, second place, Junior Olympic I-B Girls Figures and joining, Call (302) 424-2387. Membership dues are $20 a year per farm. Seacoast Speedway sets Spring seres Seacoast Speedway will host the Hoosier Mid,Atlantic Spring Series, which will be part of the f'n'st six events of the 1997 season. The $1,500 payday for the winner will come from a $12,000 pool posted by Bud Watson, owner of Hoosier Tire. The company has renewed their tire contract with fourth place, Junior Olympic I-B Girl's Singles. Michael Morris, age 10, of Rehoboth Beach, first place, Junior Olympic II-A Boys Singles, first place, Juvenile Boys Singles, and second place Juvenile Boys Figures. Tiffany Mitchell, age 12, of Re- hoboth Beach, third place, Junior Olympic I-B Girls Singles. Lind- say Morris, age 14 of Rehoboth Beach, third place Sub-Sopho- more Figures. Sheniqua Parker, age 19, of Laurel, second place, Junior Ladies Singles. Seacoast into the 1998 season, and the remainder of the $12,000 will be paid directly to the racers through the point fund which will be divided up at the awards ban- quet in December. Harness horse sale March 11 at Harrington There will be 75 catalogued racehorses of all types and ages featured at the Tuesday, March 11 sale at the Delaware State Fair- grounds in Harrington. The sale starts at noon. Running Continued from page 69 courses in comparable road race conditions. Cons- The crown of some roads causes uneven gait, which can in- crease injury risk. Asphalt is harder than grass, dirt, and many other surfaces, along with traffic and potholes maybe causing prob- lems. Rating- 6 Sand Barefoot running, ocean views, sea breezes all can be offered at the beach, as well as giving your legs a nice change in training. Great for building leg strength, but the uneven footing can over- stress muscles. It's best if you limit yourself to a short workout and wear your shoes. Pros- Running up and down sand dunes(where allowed) pro- vides good resistance training which will strengthen the legs. Cons- If barefoot, potential risk of blisters or cuts from the sur- face, as well as a danger of Achilles tendon injury. Rating- 4 Concrete The stuff of most sidewalks and many roads, concrete is composed primarily of cement or crushed rock. It delivers the most shock of any surface to the runner's legs. Use only when you have no other choice. Researchers found the long, beachfront, sidewalk stretch of Long Beach, CA to be 10 times as hard as asphalt and study shows if you switch to a softer surface you can cut your injury risk by 50 percent. Pros- Sidewalks keep you out of the dangerous flow of traffic and most concrete surfaces are flat, so you can avoid the crown of the road. Cons- A leg killer. The hard- ness of this surface, combined with the on and off hopping of sidewalks at intersections, can lead to injury. Pedestrians, kids on bikes, skateboards, roller blades, and dogs can become ob- stacles. Rating- 1 Upcoming spring events Sunday, March 23...Spring Walks (3k, 5k, 10k) for Rob Dick- son to be held at Cape Henlopen High School beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 29...April Fools Run & Walk to be'held at Cape Henlopen State Park begin- ning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 12...Lewes Physical Therapy 5K Run & 1 mile walk to be held at the Lewes Physical Therapy Headquarters on Savannah Road beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19...Old Timers Day 5K Run & 1 mile walk to be held at the Selbyville Town Hall beginning at 9 a.m. tAPE G 'AZE, FCiddy, Mat-eh 7 - Mat, eli 13 1997.71 Lofland, Steve Simpson, Frankie Cordero and Stephane Coneau complete the slate of new position players. The pitching staff has dramati- cally improved with the addition of Jim Harrison, a 1996 graduate of William Penn High School, and one of the top high school pitchers in Delaware in 1996. Greg Hock- man, Chris Waldron, Heath Stew- art, Robert Palmer, Bobby Sartin, and Shah Amir round out the new members of the pitching staff. "Delaware Tech has one of the best pitching staffs ever," accord- ing to assistant coach John Jones. Returning pitchers are Nathan Coker, Edgar Ortega and Travis Warnock. HAZZARD Electrical Contractor L.P.I. Cert. 959 645-8457 645-9060 1-800-61 0-8457 CERTIFIED LIGHTNING PROTECTION P.O. Box 252, Lewes, DE 19958 425 SPORnNe STUDENTS! HERE'S $50 oo NO WORK f D If your mother/father is hired for this position, we will pay you $50... J.B. Landscaping has a few entry level positions for gardeners. If you love to garden and want to work on some of the most beautiful gardens around, to improve your gardening skills and make it a career- call us today. You must have basic gardening skills to apply. E.O.E. J.B. Landscaping 645-7202