Friday, April 8, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 8, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Relays promise talent By KARI MITCHELL Sports editor Despite the fact the girls team will for the first completed their season before the annual the New Braunfels boys track team will host 13 teams Saturday in what promises to be the best Unicorn Relays Competing against topranked Kerrville Tivys Matt will be teams from Alamo Austin Austin Austin Kerrville New San Marcos and Tivys probably going to win the team said New Braunfels coach Lew Theyve got Matt Taylor and Joe Baker who can do just about well pick up some points in the field events with Craig Wersterfer in the pole Field events are scheduled to begin at 10 with the running preliminaries at noon and the finals scheduled for Others to watch for from NB and Canyon are David Earl John Tim Roy Keith Buck and Ray Seinz from NB and Ross Glen Mauro Kevin David Holsonbake and Mike Leal from Staff photo by Cindy Richardson The New Braunfels relay team will be one of those competing Saturday Sports calendar Baseball Today Canyon at Gonules district 7 Frederickaburg at New Braunfels district Hays at Canyon Track Today Girls 263A district meet at Smithson Valley High School Girls 134A district meet at Canyon High April 9 Unicorn MB and CHS boys to compete against approximately 10 other teams SV boys at Sportsmans Club Today Comal County Sport smans Club will meet on Kowald Lane for a fish fry from Tickets sold at the Austin Sportsfest Today through April Texas Relays begin today in Memorial Stadium Roundup Ski LaCrosse and a Marathon begin Saturday on Auditorium Call Austin Camber of 5124789383 for more If you or your sports group would like your local sports anouncement to appear in the Herald Zeitungsports mail the announcement to Drawer New 78130 or call 512 6259144 and ask for the Sports Sports April 1983 6A Rangers take beating Lockhart roars to 130 victory By SCOTT HARING Wire editor It had been 13 days since the Smithson Valley Rangers had last and the team looked like it was starting from The spring break came at exactly the wrong time for this lamented coach Stan Irvine after his Rangers suf fered a 130 pounding Thursday at the hands of the Lockhart We havent played that poorly all To put it it was not a good game for the Rangers or pitcher Pat as Lockhart took advantage of 15 five Ranger errors and a handful of additional mental mistakes to make the game a laugher from the first inning The Lions sent 10 men to the plate in that first After a leadoff Lockhart pitcher Manuel Alvarez belted the ball over the left field fence for a solo home After Lockhart went singleerrorsinglesinglewalkfielders choicesingle to score four more runs before the inning mercifully came to a The Lions added two runs in the four in the third and two in the fifth before the tenrun rule ended the The Ranger offense was silenced by Alvarez A scratch fifthinning single by James Rust was the only thing that kept Alvarez from a He had to settle for the onehit walking only two and striking out Irvine blamed the long layoff and general lack of playing experience for the loss the Rangers have had four games rained out and only played their eighth contest of the season Thursday some teams have twice that many games under their I just hope we got it all out of our Irvine The now have precious little time to They start their District 263A season Tuesday afternoon with a game in Junior varsity The Smithson Valley junior varsity used a triple play Thursday to help beat the The play came with Bulldogs on first and second and none out in the top of the sixth and the score tied at The Burnet batter hit a hard line drive down the first base line which Mike holding the runner caught Irvine then stepped on first to double up that runner and then threw to shortstop Hollis Belcher to triple up the other runner at Charged by that the Rangers went on to notch their first win of the season with a run in the bottom of the Jeff who relieved starter Kevin got the SVs Pat Bruce took the loss from the Lions Staff photo by John Senter SV golfers 2nd The Smithson Valley golf team finished second Thursday at the District 263A tournament at the Woodlands Golf Course at Canyon qualifying the team for the regionals in The best five golfers from each team competed Randolph won the district title while a pair of golfers from Boerne won the individual medals for first and second The five who won the secondplace for Smithson Valley were Mike Bart Lee Sean Hays and Jeff Rick Calhoun is the The Rangers have a 12man golf team these same five may not necessarily go to the regional tour Calhoun said he would announce in the near future which five would represent the team at the Region IV tournament in Pittsburgh sinks Astros with tworun ninth Pittsburghs Dale Berra led off the ninth with a gametying home Lee Mazzilli drove in the winning run with a Rod the third Pittsburgh earned the victory with 123 innings of scoreless He struck out Tony Omar Moreno and Dickie Thon after Alan Ashby opened the Houston ninth with a Mets Phillies 2 Craig Swan threw the Philadelphia Phillies a curve in more ways than a fastballslider pitcher until he developed shoulder problems several years said he developed a curveball during the offseason just to show and here we are getting batters out with Although he issued six the New York Mets veteran righthander held the Phillies to three hits in 623 innings Thursday before giving way to Neil who preserved a 62 Expos Cubs 3 Tim Raines and Andre Dawson drove in two runs apiece all unearned in Montreals fourrun fourth while Bill Gullickson scattered eight hits and struck out American League Brewers Angels 3 Milwaukees Jerry a relief found himself in an unaccustomed role against the California Angels as a When the game nobody was more relieved than I was tired I hadnt gone this far in a long said the Brewers lefthander after pitching eight shutout innings and surviving a shaky ninth before walking off the mound Thursday night with a completegame 53 Yankees Mariners 1 Dave Winfields third homer of the Steve Kemps second and Butch Wynegars first helped the Yankees win their first game of Indians As 1 Andre Thornton had two a double and a homer and drove in four runs he has eight RBI already as the Indians mauled Len Barker scattered six hits in seven innings while Cleveland chased Tom Underwood after 113 Twins Tigers 4 Larry Herndon didnt have the best of days in left field for In the first inning he watched John Castinos shot sail over the wall for a And in the third when Ron Washington hit a fly ball he could get his glove Herndon dropped it for a threebase error and the two runs that gave the Twins their Red Sox Blue Jays 3 Carl Yastrzemski got back into the swing of things for along with Dave Stapleton and Dwight starting what will be his final season in the hit a tworun single in the first inning and Stapleton followed with a threerun homer that started the Red Sox on their The old Master Palmer returns in Masters golf AP Two veterans and a young lion shared the firstround but the resurgence of an old Arnold quickened the pulse of the Masters Golf the 53yearold living legend who built his popularity by winning this event four brought Arnies Army back to life Their noise and enthusiasm virtually drowned out the 5under par exploits of the leaders former champion Raymond Gil Morgan and Jack who tied at Palmer was one shot back at his best round on the Augusta National Golf Club course since posting a similar score in Damn Palmer said when he was asked if he could win a recordtying fifth Masters I want to or not play at he alluding to the status of his overall Either get or get He got it on Thursday because of a new driver and some advice from Tom He said the driver was helping his distance an average of 25 yards and that Watson helped him correct a flaw in his hip movement during a practice round Im not eliminating the possibility Ill have a poor round but I feel more con fident about going out and Palmer The round was interrupted by a 40minute rain but the swirling winds that normally test the Masters field never Because of those half of the 82man international field came in at par or 28 of those with subpar Fivetime Masters champion Jack Nicklaus wasnt in the top half of the Neither was Gary nor Sam the 70yearold star of another era who had announced this would be his final The second round of the 47th Masters Golf Tournament was postponed by rain Friday and will be played weather Trials to be held James proves Worthy of his reputation By WILLIAM AP Sports Writer Although guard Norm Nixon was sidelined with a the Los Angeles Lakers had a worthy for some extra scoring Jarnes Worthy has been brought along the leakers this but he broke loose 11 of 13 shots from the field and scoring 25 patte Thursday night as Los Angeles defeated the Tte triumph clinched the National Basketball Associations Western Division title for the They lead the secondplace Suns by games with seven to Bucks Cavs 87 Sidney Moncrief scored 12 of his gamehigh 21 points in the first 6V4 minutes of the third quarter to help Milwaukee break open a close game with The score was tied 5050 at but Mon criefs spurt enabled the Bucks to go ahead Sonics Clippers 96 Gus Williams hit eight of nine including six in a row during his 15point third to lead Seattle to its sixth straight victory and its llth in a row over San The playing without star rookie Terry who was undergoing a heart led 4443 at Warriors Blazers 107 Rookie guard Eric Floyd scored a careerhigh 27 points and reserve forward Lewis Lloyd added 24 as Golden State defeated The game was tied 6040 in the third but a 3715 run by the turned the game into a By SCOTT HARING Wire editor Amateur motorcyclists from across the nation and Canada will be com peting in the National Observed Trials Championship Round motorcycle event to be held Saturday Observed Trials is a form of competition in which a motorcycle and rider must overcome a natural and sometimes manmade hazard obstacle There is a maximum time but speed is not the im portant factor controlling the bike through seemingly impossible terrain The event is one of a series of national and will be held on the Roland Erben ranch on River Road north of Signs on River Road will direct you to the The gates will open at 10 and the event will be over by Ad mission is for adults and for and all proceeds go to the Muscular Dystrophy A special discount of is offered to anyone arriving on The event is being organized by Gene former anchorman at KSATTV in San Antonio and motorcycle Tuck says the sport requires more skill than motocross or other types of motor cycle Its a finesse Tuck A worldclass field is expected for the including Bernie defending national champion and the only observed trials world champion to come from the United Tickets will to sold it the For more call