SPORT SHORTS TED BERRY
The low-down on Scottish Rocks' top scorer
Age 30 Born Richmond. Virginia. US Lives Shawlands. Glasgow
Career history College in America (till 94): Australian team Horsham Hornets (94-95): Derby Storm (97‘): Edinburgh Rocks (now Scottish Rocksi (since 98).
Most memorable game That's easy. The first year in Edinburgh we lost about 12 games in a row. I made a shot to Win the game at the bu77er and you would have thought
we'd won the championship.
Last CD you bought This underground rapper named Styles. He's from a group called the Lox. I know a couple of UK artists. but I never really got into them fully. even though
I've been over here a long time.
Favourite film Scarface — Al Pacino. I think you'll find the majority of basketball players love that film.
Other sports 1 follow American football. | used to play it when I was yOLinger. but I didn't get (iuite big enough to finish
Favourite TV I watch Rikki Lake every day and Maury Povrcli. They come on back-to-back on UK Liv/ing. I love chat
shows. I'm an addict.
Favourite hang outs Probably Bar Kohl on Sunday nights
or the Cube on Wednesdays.
What are you reading? I'm reading a book about this crazy guy called Curtis Warren. He's from Liverpool. 1 think. It's called Cocky. I started reading it about two days ago and it's
Why Scotland? A coach came up here called Jimmy
Brandon and | always wanted to play for IIIII‘. I didn't want to come to Scotland — l was thinking of kilts and hills and sheep. He sold me on Edinburgh. and once I got here and started to
go Out. I loved :1.
Career goal To win the championship. I've been here so IOrig. they've had faith in me and I've had faith in them. so it
WOuId be nice to go 0111 and win the championship for them. I Scottish Rocks take on Newcastle Eagles on Sat 16 Nov and Sheffield Sharks on Sun 24 Nov. at Brae/read Arena.
0141 567 11-40. Wit/w.scott/slirocks.co.uk
Bank of Scotland international Badminton Championships Racquets at the ready for the chance to take on the world's top flight badminton players. As well as competing in the prestigious tournament. the representatives from 21 c0untries and their coaches will join in the ‘carnivals' to introduce the next generation of budding badminton players to the soon. Worth going along for if only to try Out the left- right hemisphere implications of ‘wrong hand‘ badminton.
m Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Thu 21—Sur124 Nov, 0147 445 1218. Carnivals daily from 9.45am, £2 per session. See listings for daily competition breakdown.
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Sports events are listed by date, and then city. All events are subject to change at short notice, so please check in advance. Sport listings compiled by Maureen Ellis.
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Basketball: Scottish Rocks v Newcastle Eagles Braelieatl Arena. Kings Inch Road. 561 1140. 7pm. £7 (£5): famin ticket £20. Can Kevin Wall's team continue their recent winning form in this Trophy league match'.’ See profile of Ted I‘lct'l'}.
Rugby: Scotland v South Africa Murray lield Stadium. Riversdale Crescent. 3-16 5000. 2.30pm. £15 £45 (£10 £25). Check out w wwsi'u.oi'g.uk for ticket offers. Scotland continue their Scottish Mutual Autumn test campaign with a high profile match against the Springboks. Before the game. a procession of 2000 pipers will march from IIaymarket to .\1urraylield and there w ill also he a lIypast hy RAI-~ Ioruado jets.
Football: Hibernian v Dundee Iiastci' Road. 12 Albion Place. 661 1875. 3pm. £17 £22 (£10). The Ilihees have proved inconsistent this season. but fans will expect them to sweep aside Dundee in this SI’I, tie.
Outside the cities Horseracing: Ayr Races A} 1' Racecourse. 2 Whitletts Road. A} 1‘. (1129: 204179. 1.05pm. (‘7 £14. National Hunt racing.
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He shoots: Ted Berry (right) in action
Football: Celtic v Partick Thistle Celtic Park. Kerrydale Street. Parkhead. 551 8653. 3pm. £15 (£8). In a re-run of the CIS Cup quarter final tie. the Jags hop across the city to avenge their defeat.
Ice Hockey: Scottish Eagles v Belfast Braehead Arena. Kings Inch Road. Renfrew. 561 1 1111. 5pm. £12 (£6 £9.50): famin ticket £32. Super- league match.
Ice Hockey: Edinburgh Capitals v Basingstoke Murrayfield Ice Rink. Riversdale Crescent. 337 6933. 6pm. £9 (£5). League match.
OutSide the cities
Horseracing: Ayr Races Ayr Racecourse. 2 Whitletts Road. Ayr. (11292 26-1179. 12.20pm. £7- £14. See Sat 16.
Football: Dunfermline Athletic v Hearts liast Iind Park. Ilalheath Road. I)unfermline. ()1383 72-1295. 3pm. £20 (£10 £12). Can the Jainhos stave off the challenge from closely-placed |)unfermline‘.’
Badminton: Bank of Scotland International Championships Kelvin “all International Sports Arena. 14-15Argy1e Street. 357 2525. 4» 7pm. £l.5() (75p). (irand prix badminton competition involving the world's top players. Today sees the qualifying rounds. See photo caption.
Badminton: Bank of Scotland International Championships Kelvin IIalI International Sports Arena. 14-15Argy1e Street. 357 2525.
1021111 10pm. £2 (£1 l. The first and second round competitions feature the Men's and Ladies' singles. plus the doubles and mixed doubles.
Badminton: Bank of Scotland International Championships Kelvin “all International Sports Arena. 1445 Argyle Street. 357 2525. 10am—7pm. £3 (£1.50). The competitions reach the quarter and semi-final stages.
Football: Rangers v Duntermline Athletic Ihrox Stadium. Iidmiston Drive. (1870 coo 1993. 3pm. £19 (£22 (£111. Do the hookies even take bets on ()1d I-‘irm games anymore? Iixpect another goal rout. Football: Partick Thistle v Aberdeen liirhill. 8(11-‘irhill Road. 579 1971. 3pm. £15 (£8). The Jags are within touching distance of the I)ons in the SP1. so this fixture should he full of talking points.
Ice Hockey: Scottish Eagles v Manchester Braehead Arena. Kings Inch Road. Renfrew. 561 1 1(11. 6.30pm. £12 (£6--£9.50); family ticket £32. Super- league match.
Football: Hibernian v Motherwell Iiaster Road. 12 Albion Place. 661 1875. 3pm. £17- £22 (£10). The I.anarkshire minnows travel to Iiaster Road with hopes of regaining some league pride.
Outside the Cities
Football: Kilmarnock v Hearts Rugby Park. Rughy Road. (11563 52518-1. 3pm. £17 (£10). SP1. match.
Scottish Weightlifting Championships Meadow-iiiills Sports Centre. Tranent. 01875 61-1900. 9am—5pm. Iiree. Scottish Amateur Weightlifters Association host their national competition.
Badminton: Bank of Scotland International Championships Kelvin “all International Sports Arena. 1445 Argyle Street. 357 2525. 2pm. £6 (£3). Finals day with competitions played over two courts.
Basketball: Scottish Rocks v Sheffield Sharks Braehead Arena. Kings Inch Road. 561 11-10. 5pm. £7 (£5); family ticket £20. BBI. Championship match.
Rugby: Scotland v Fiji Murraylield Stadium. Riversdale Crescent. 3-16 5000. Iintertaimuent hegins noon; game starts 3pm. £15 -£35 (£5--£I5). Scotland's women's rugby team play Sweden in a curtain-raiser to the main event (noon). and there will also he a parade of Commonwealth (iames medalists.
Ice Hockey: SHL Capitals v Dumfries SNL Murrayl'ield Ice Rink. Riversdale Crescent. 337 6933. 6pm. £9 (£5). Scottish National League game.
OutSIde the cities
Football: Livingston v Celtic West I.othian Courier Stadium. Alderstone Road. 01506 417000. 1.15pm. £thc. Martin ()‘Neill's side travel to I.iv\'y for a televised SPI. clash.
Ice Hockey: Edinburgh Capitals v Fife Murraylield Ice Rink. Riversdale Crescent. 337 6933. 8pm. £9 (£5). Caledonian ('up match.