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A Roundup of the Week Aug. 10-16
Compiled by Roger Jackson
August 24, 1987
BASEBALL—MAT-SU, ALASKA defeated the Wichita (Kans.) Broncos 11-8 to win the National Baseball Congress World Series, in Wichita.
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August 24, 1987

A Roundup Of The Week Aug. 10-16

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BASEBALL—MAT-SU, ALASKA defeated the Wichita ( Kans.) Broncos 11-8 to win the National Baseball Congress World Series, in Wichita.

BOWLING—HARRY SULLINS defeated Jimmy Keeth 243-159 to win a PBA event and $20,000, in Windsor, Ont.

BOXING—EDWIN (El Chapo) ROSARIO of Puerto Rico successfully defended his WBA lightweight title with an eighth-round TKO of compatriot Juan Nazario, in Chicago.

Evander Holyfield of the U.S. retained his IBF cruiserweight and WBA junior heavyweight titles with an 11th-round TKO of Ossie Ocasio of Puerto Rico, in St. Tropez, France.

GOLF—JOHN COOK won the $180,000 first prize at the International tournament in Castle Rock, Colo., defeating Ken Green 284-280 under a modified Stableford scoring system (page 70).

Val Skinner won an LPGA tournament and $33,750 in White Plains, N.Y., finishing at four-under-par 212 for 54 holes to beat Shelley Hamlin by one stroke.

HARNESS RACING—EVEN ODDS ($11.40), driven by Ben Webster, won the Woodrow Wilson Pace for 2-year-olds at the Meadowlands by 2� lengths over Prince Royce. Even Odds, who earned $711,250, was timed in 1:54� for the mile.

HORSE RACING—UP THE APALACHEE ($15.80), Jorge Velasquez in the saddle, won the 107th Alabama Stakes at Saratoga, and a $138,240 winner's purse, by a head over Without Feathers. The 3-year-old's time for the 1� miles was 2:04.

MOTOR SPORTS—RICK MEARS, in a March-Chevrolet, won the third jewel of the Indy Car Triple Crown, the Quaker State 500 at Pocono International Raceway, by :17.32 over Geoff Brabham in a March- Honda.

Nigel Mansell of England, in a Williams- Honda, won the Austrian Grand Prix, in Zeltweg, by 55.704 seconds over Nelson Piquet of Brazil, also in a Williams- Honda. He completed the 52 laps on the 3.692-mile �sterreichring in 1:18:44.898, at an average speed of 147.138 mph.

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