San Diego Roundup : Belger Is Scheduled to Run 880 in Sunkist

Mark Belger of San Diego, the American indoor record holder in the 880-yard run, is scheduled to be among the competitors in the Sunkist Invitational tonight in the Los Angeles Sports Arena.

Belger's competition is expected to include Earl Jones and Johnny Gray. Jones was the Olympic bronze medalist at 800 meters, and Gray holds the American record at 800 meters.

Several San Diego prep athletes will also take part in the meet beginning at 4:45 p.m.

The Professional Surfing Assn. of America begins its 1985 season with the $3,000 Carlsbad Pro-Am Saturday and Sunday at the warm-water jetty near the Encina Power Plant.

Competition begins at 7 a.m. on both days and ends in the late afternoon. Among the top entrants are Mike Lambresi of Oceanside and David Barr of Carlsbad.

Gavvy Cravath of Escondido, the first San Diego County native ever to play major league baseball, will be a special inductee into the Breitbard Hall of Fame in the San Diego Hall of Champions.

Cravath, an outfielder, led the National League in home runs six times while playing for Philadelphia between 1912 and 1920.

The induction of Cravath and other Hall of Famers will take place at the 39th annual Salute to the Champions Dinner on Feb. 19 at the Town and Country Convention Center. Dinner reservations can be made by calling the Hall of Champions.

Two more Socker home games will be televised on a pay-per-view basis to Cox Cable and Southwestern Cable customers this month.

The games are against Cleveland on Thursday and Pittsburgh on Jan. 26. Individual games may be purchased for $5.50.

La Jolla Country Day School will have its fifth Fathers Night at the Sheraton Harbor Island East Hotel at 6 tonight. Among the guests will be Tony Gwynn, Steve Garvey, Garry Templeton and Kurt Bevacqua of the Padres, Ed Luther and Eric Sievers of the Chargers and Jim Gorsek and Zoltan Toth of the Sockers.

Jerry Coleman will be the master of ceremonies and television personality Adam Rich will also attend.

Bob Day, the assistant director of the Athletic Injury Center, has been chosen by the U.S. Olympic Committee to serve as a trainer for the World University Winter Games.

Day is one of three U.S. trainers on the six-member medical staff that will accompany 200 American athletes to Italy from Feb. 16-28. Day, a volunteer trainer at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics, will also be a member of the medical staff at the National Sports Festival this summer in Baton Rouge, La.

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