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In Brief

February 3, 2011
The Daily News


Schwedersky 1st

NIAGARA, Wis. - Scott Schwedersky rolled a 772 for first place in the annual Niagara Lions bowling tournament at Doug's Hilltop Lanes.

Lions Club expressed its appreciation to businesses who provided prizes and other support. Winners follow:


1. Scott Schwedersky, 772; 2. Larry Luthardt, 759; 3. Dean Neveau, 746.


1. Pit Stop (Mike Kuder, Scott Schwedersky,

Dean Neveau, Mark Marcouiller, Ron "Reno"


2. Pete Ponzio, Linda Weber, Joey Weber, Scott

Hansen, Cindy Hansen.

3. Jack Gingrass, Ully Gingrass, Neil Dill, Darren Peterson, Joe Marotz.

Prep football:

Marines coach

MARINETTE, Wis. - Reggie Stauss, Marinette High School's offensive coordinator for the past four seasons, has been named the Marines head football coach. Stauss takes over for Joel Hanner, who retired as the winningest coach in Marinette history.


Piniella to Giants

Longtime manager Lou Piniella told The Associated Press he has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants to work as a special assistant for the World Series champions. The 67-year-old Piniella retired as a manager during the 2010 season with the Chicago Cubs.

... Rickie Weeks wants to continue talking with the Milwaukee Brewers about a long-term extension, but only until spring training begins. The second baseman said he'll tell agent Greg Genske to stop negotiating a new contract once he reports for spring training to focus on baseball.

Pro basketball:

Gooden out

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Bucks forward Drew Gooden will be sidelined four to six weeks because of lingering problems with plantar fasciitis in his left foot.

General manager John Hammond said Gooden would undergo treatment Wednesday in Los Angeles. The injury has already cost Gooden 21 games this season, including the past six.

Gooden signed a $32 million, five-year contract in the offseason.

Youth soccer:

Coaching clinic

MARQUETTE - Michigan State Youth Soccer Association will hold an "E" coaching license course March 26-27 at Bothwell Middle School. For more information on the course and to register, visit


Fight postponed

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has postponed his bout with Denmark's Brian Nielsen.

Promoter Kalle Sauerland said Thursday the March 5 fight has been moved back to May 7 to allow Holyfield more time to recover from injury.

The 48-year-old Holyfield (43-10-2) was cut above the left eye by an accidental head butt during his fight last month with Sherman Williams.



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