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Monday, May 22, 2000

Officers get into ring  for fundraiser

PECOS, May 22, 2000 -- Area law enforcement officials and other local residents took to the ring Saturday night at the Riverside Ballroom, as part of a fundraiser for the Pecos-Barstow Warbirds boxing team.

The matches and a martial arts exhibition were part of an effort to raise funds to support future out-of-town trips for the Warbirds.

Pecos police investigator Paul Deishler said there were five bouts Saturday along with the exhibition. He said he lost his fight by decision to R.L. Tellez, while Oscar Machuca defeated Homer Lopez of the Fort Stockton police, and Arnulfo Rivas decisioned Jesse Franco of the Trans-Pecos narcotics task force.

In the other two fights, Carlos Ortiz of the Department of Public Safety’s Midland office defeated Frank Sanchez of the Pecos Police Academy and in the other bout, Warbirds’ trainer Roy Juarez scored a decision over Trent Davis

Riverside ousts Pampa from playoffs

PECOS, May 22, 2000 -- The team the Pecos Eagles eliminated from the regional quarterfinals of last year's Class 4A baseball playoffs, El Paso Riverside, ousted the team that eliminated Pecos this time around, the Pampa Harvesters, in an area round matchup over the weekend in Hobbs, N.M.

Riverside won a three game playoff from Pampa, taking a 7-1 decision on Friday, then scoring in the bottom of the seventh inning to win Game 3, 5-4, on Saturday, after Pampa had come back to win the second game, by an 11-4 score.

Sal Acevedo singled with one out and the bases loaded to score Omar Ferinza, after a leadoff triple by Joe Villarreal, who was then forced at home after Pampa walked the bases loaded.

Riverside's Beto Romo outpitched Pampa's Casey Owens to win Game 1, but the Harvestered tied the series behind lefthander Brent Coffee in Game 2. Pecos had beaten Coffee in their opener the previous weekend, but lost twice to Owens the following day at Lubbock.

It was the second straight series Riverside won with a run in their final at-bat. They defeated Frenship in three games at Hobbs the previous weekend. The Rangers will now face Denton Ryan in the Region I-4A semifinals this weekend at a site and place to be determined.

Final days for T-ball registration

PECOS, May 22, 2000 -- Registration for the Reeves County Community Sports and Recreation Department's summer T-ball league will continue through this Thursday at the rec department office in the old Pecos High School gym.

Sign-up forms for the league, which is open to boys and girls ages 4-7, can be obtained between 5 and 10 p.m. today through Thursday at the office.

The RCCRD is also forming morning classes in Takekwon-Do and low-impact aerobics.

The Taekwon-Do class is open to boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 10, and will be held two days a week for six weeks, while the aerobics classes are for adults and will take place four times a week.

For further information on any of the programs, call the RCCRD office at 447-9776.

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