Second 68 gives Stadler one-shot leadCraig Stadler shot a...

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November 02, 1991

Second 68 gives Stadler one-shot lead

Craig Stadler shot a second consecutive 3-under-par 68 yesterday to take a one-stroke lead at the halfway point of the $2 million Tour Championship in Pinehurst, N.C.

Stadler is at 6-under-par 136 and leads Paul Azinger, Russ Cochran and Nick Price by one shot.

* Trevor McDonald of Australia had two holes-in-one in the second round of the Victorian Open in Melbourne, Australia.

According to Australian Professional Golf Association records, England's John Hudson is the only other professional to record two holes-in-one in a tournament round, doing it in the 1971 Martini Trophy in Norwich, England.

* Seve Ballesteros and Jose Rivero of Spain shot a combined 138 for a three-stroke lead after two rounds of the $1.1 million World Cup Golf tournament in Rome.

Auto racing

Geoff Bodine set a track record in winning the pole position for tomorrow's Pyroil 500 NASCAR race at Phoenix International Speedway.

Bodine's lap of 127.569 mph, timed at 28.220 seconds, was just quick enough to hold off Bill Elliott, whose 127.537 lap on the one-mile oval was only one-thousandth of a second slower.

College basketball

The University of Maryland men's team will hold a "red-white" scrimmage today at 1:30 p.m. at Cole Field House in College Park. Admission is free.

Olympics

William Hybl, interim president of the U.S. Olympic Committee, said he would submit a plan of stricter ethics rules to the executive committee in an effort to answer questions for "the entire Olympic family."

However, Hybl said his proposed changes, submitted yesterday, would only continue what the USOC members already are doing.

Soccer

Leading Baltimore Blast scorer Domenic Mobilio (5 goals, 3 assists in three games) left practice after injuring his right foot while stretching for a ball.

He joined Billy Ronson, Doug Neely and Rod Castro (all witknee injuries) and Iain Fraser (groin injury) on the injured list.

Tennis

Pete Sampras and Guy Forget, the top players left in the $2 million Paris Open with the top four seeds no longer in the tournament, advanced to the semifinals along with Michael Chang and Jonas Svensson.

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