COLLEGES

NCAA -- Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz plans to testify this week before an NCAA committee investigating possible violations while he was coach at Minnesota. NCAA's Infractions Committee will meet Friday through Sunday in San Diego to hear cases involving Minnesota and three other schools.

HIGH SCHOOLS

H.D. Woodson -- All-Met OT Robert Jackson orally committed to Clemson.

Kennedy -- QB-DB Edmond Mintah orally committed to Richmond.

HORSE RACING

Awards -- Carl Icahn, chairman of the board of Trans World Airlines and owner of undefeated 2-year-old filly Meadow Star, has been named winner of New York Turf Writers Association's John A. Morris Award as person who did most for racing during the year. Icahn announced before Meadow Star's victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race Oct. 27 that her future earnings would go to Children's Rescue Foundation for care and treatment of substance-abusing homeless mothers.

BASEBALL

Baltimore Orioles -- Signed OF Jeff McKnight to one-year contract for slightly more than major league minimum of $100,000. McKnight played for Rochester last year and before that was in New York Mets system.

Texas Rangers -- Tom Schieffer, who led a successful drive for a new ballpark for the team, has been named its president. Schieffer replaces Mike Stone, who resigned Sept. 27, forced out by the group that bought the team in 1989.

SOFTBALL

U.S. Team -- Michelle Collins, an All-Met pitcher at Surrattsville High last year, has been named to team that will compete in junior girls world championships in Adelaide, Australia, April 13-29.

CORRECTION

Baltimore Orioles -- Tickets for team's games for the upcoming season will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ticket Center outlets, Hecht's and all Orioles retail stores. They will not be on sale at Memorial Stadium, as reported in Thursday's editions.