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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 12, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Landa Park course record set Sports calendar Leonard Inch Mt a new mens Landa Park course record thla week wtth a More of 63 bet tering the old record by Tucha playing partner was Lamar Tin current ladles record Is a established by Rose In the Landa Ladies Golf Association tourney played April Sara Delashmutt clinched first place in the low gross division of A Flight with an 82 while Tuseth won the low net title with a Virgie Van Kleef won the low gross honors for B flight with a 94 while Marion Fox took the low net with a Mary Boyer was low gross winner for C Flight with a Arlene Jarchow won the low net with a New officers for the Landa Ladles Golf Association are Carol president Sarah vice president Kitty secretary and Christine In the Guys and Dolls tournanntent on April two teams tied forcing a The winning team was Strickland and The second place team was Al Harborth and and Closesttothe pin was won by Bob Reid won the first flight of the New Braunfels Golf Associations Added Money Tourney with a net Sledge placed second with a net 137 and Hart was third with a net Gutierrez and Acevedo tied for fourth with a net Low net for the Sunday round was Sledge with a In the second the winner was Saurez with a net 135 while Hansen placed second with a 137 and Moeller and Crossland ties for third with net Low net for the Sunday round was Hansen with a Shaws net 133 won the third flight with Boyer placing second with a net Messer was third with a 143 and Swendemen fourth with a Low net for the Sunday round was Shaw with a In the fourth flight Miller took top honors with a net 135 while Hebert and Harborth tied for second with net Adams placed third with a net Low net for the Sunday round was Miller with a Closesttothepin on 12 was Thompson and on 15 was The next Sunday Scramble will be April 17 at The annual threeday Golf First Tournament will be April At that the course will be closed to all outside For more information contact Bill Halbert at the Landa Park Golf 512 Today Kerrville at Smlthson Valley at New Braunfels at Track April 16 Canyon boys at Cuero Smithson Valley Boys at Pflugerville April 23 Regional IV girls track Members of New Braunfels and Canyon track teams will compete at GregoryPortland High School in Corpus Christ while members of the Smithson Valley team will compete at Texas in Austin Sportsfest Through April Roundup Ski LaCrosse and Rugby tourney begin Saturday on Auditorium Call Austin Chamber of 5124789383 for more Golf Landa Golf Course weekly Sunday Golf Fest Tourney April Landa Golf During the the course will be closed to all outside If you or your sports group would like your local sports anouncement to appear in the HeraldZeitungspotta mail the announcement to Drawer New 78130 or call 512 6259144 and ask for the Sports Sports HvraldZeltung April Tiny runner beats her adult competition By KARI MITCHELL Sports editor an Four foot six inch Shannon Albrecht has unusual but enviable Its called hyperactive laughs her mother Jeanette They cant be Just wat ching her can get you out of Everywhere she shes got to go And that means she RUNS around our to her friends to the mail and across finish I cant help says the shy tenyearold with a I like to run better than anything It gets me there And in top Placing first in the Houston Pepsi Challenge run this past Albrecht qualified for the regional meet in Oklahoma with a time of besting her old record of by almost three You should have seen her after the said her She was so so People started coming up to her and congratulating her on her time telling her what a good job she That means a lot to Its the main thing that keeps her Her marathoner Joan She needs the encouragement at this she to help her avoid the mental block against She doesnt have it the block now and I dont think shell ever get it shes too too And has been since she began running at age That was when she started the 440s and her mother Larry the coach at Dobie Middle School in lives down the street three miles and used to see her running back and forth to her friends house and told me he thought shed make a great long distance runner and wanted to try her in the first time she ran she ran a 440 at Judson and it was like I walked up to coach Smith and whispered to him how far is a 440 He said it was once around the track and I said all the way around the track Thats too far for my little she went out and ran the whole thing and when she got through her face was I went running out there and grabbed her after the race was over she placed third and then coach said lets let her do the I looked at him like he was nuts and said theres no way shes going to do the 880 Cant you see how red she is after a 440 Shannon looked at me and he Smith Jeanette I think shes a distance so lets try It was up to her She ran it and then ran a placed third and qualified for the Georgetown race the next weekend as an Every since its been A distance runner since the elemen tary school student has already won seven first place medals four in the six one in the three mile and two in the The unusual said is that she doesnt train very She doesnt run but maybe 23 miles a week 30 if you count her races on Saturdays but shes been handled Shes got natural ability and shes not pushed at I dont believe in doing Shannons builder mom Shes got to do it because she enjoys I dont want it to be like some kind of chore to Right she loves People recognize her and say There goes Shannon and she eats it Thats the most important thing right now her When it reaches the point where the interest isnt there it wont be worth At the traveling and running every weekend doesnt interfere with Albrechts social life except for movie going but it does force her to make certain Just how serious is she about running I want to do a triathlon when Im she Thats my first goal and then I want to be as good as Stephanie Pepperelli a San Antonio 12year old whose best time in the 10k is 39 She always beats Joan says for me to keep trying and maybe one Ill get to the Shes got the spirit for said who placed fourth in the nation in womens marathon two years and shes a good I wont be surprised if she wins when she goes to Shes stronger and faster than her toughest training starts this In order to compete in the Albrecht must be able to complete a one mile swim across Canyon bicycle for 30 miles immediately after crawling out of the lake and then hop off for a meter Its going to be rough on said her shell do Itll take a good year to train and I first have to get her to be a decent swimmer but shell make beat Why she can almost beat her The time she just ran in the Pepsi is my best joked And Ive been running distance since Shes really very Its all natural See Page 12 Masters Ballesteros takes 2nd green coat AP Seve Ballesteros left no room for drama in the 47th Masters golf The makings were there for a dramatic finish four former Masters champions separated by only two shots going into the final Seves birdieeagleparbirdie magic on the first four holes quickly took care of that as the handsome Spaniard outdistanced three of the games top players and strolled to a rather easy fourshot victory Monday in the seasons first major golf I played 4under the first four and I think that was probably the Ballesteros That put me 9under and put my confidence straight It also put more pressure on the third round Raymond Floyd and Craig playing one group behind and on playing partner Tom who had hoped to capture his third Masters The 26yearold who also won this tournament in lost that threeshot advantage only once the rest of the That came when Watson knocked in a 3540foot eagle putt on the par 5 eighth to move within two shots of the a Watson charge wasnt to Ballesteros rolled in a 15foot birdie putt on the ninth and one of the games top lost his touch on the He threeputted 9 and 11 and also bogeyed the and the game was over for the reigning and British Open Stadler and Floyd never got anything and the only ones who Ben Crenshaw and Tom were too far back for it to Ballesteros closed with a 69 for an 8 under 280 total in the daylate finish on the stillsoggy Augusta National Golf Club Crenshaw had the low round of the a and Kite fired a 69 as the two tied for second place at Watson and Floyd finished at 285 with scores of 73 and and the defending struggled to a 76 and was tied at 286 with Hale who had a Watson closed to within three shots with a birdie on the but had a double bogey 6 on Watson said the 14th sealed the The lights went I told my caddy after 13 that from here to the last hole we have to play in Ballesteros I Who are these guys in Ranger uniforms Suff photo by John Se Shannon Albrecht rounds the curve above and cools down following a An AP Sports Analysis By FREEMAN AP Sports Writer Texas are these escape artists masquerading in Texas Ranger uniforms atop the American League Western Division They are the Texas thats Rookie major league manager Doug Rader has taken basically the same team that lost 98 games last year and injected some pride into Texas won five out of six games in its opening home stand and came from behind to win in every one of It was a seasons worth of rallies in one week compared to last seasons dismal sixth place The biggest comeback of them all was Sunday when the Rangers spotted the Boston Red Sox seven runs and charged back to win who was never known to accept losing gracefully in his playing days with the Houston started shouting in the dugout after Boston piled up the big He wasnt he was just shouting said Bill Stein got the He delivered the gamewinning RBI in the bottom of the eighth Buddy the Rangers Gold Glove third baseman and longtime sufferer through Texas losing I dont think you would have seen last year what happened here Rader made all the right moves in his first full week as the Ranger He was a successful manager on the minor league level at Hawaii in the Pacific Coast Were playing very said catcher Jim Were not supposed to be any Bell Doug has helped give everyone a positive Were having Rader got two of his disabled starting pitchers back Sunday as Danny Darwin and Charlie Hough worked in Hough picked up the Darwin was recuperating from an ulcer and Hough was coming back from knee A tough ninegame road starting in Cleveland should tell the Rangers how good or bad they are going to Astros find new way to drop 7th in row By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Winning isnt everything and for the Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs these winning isnt The off to the worst start in the 22 year history of the have dropped their first seven the latest an 11inning 43 heartbreaker Monday night to Los And the starting their midsummer swoon a bit have dropped six in a row without a their latest a 51 decision Monday in In the only other National League Atlanta blanked San Diego Bob Knepper was two outs away from his and Houstons first victory of the year when Derrel Thomas singled with two pinchhitter Mike Marshall singled just over the glove of leaping second baseman Bill Then Steve Sax tied it 33 with a liner through the Going into the ninth I didnt feel that said I made two bad o Thomas and If Mar shalls hit is an inch the game is Doran catches Sax hit a good The ball came right at It caught me I couldnt get off the ground to get Im generally happy with my Knepper but Im not overjoyed we lost They lost it in the llth when Julio Solano walked wildpitched him to third and walked the bases Dave Smith took over and got Sax on a popup before Bill Russells suicide squeeze brought Thomas It brought cheers for Russell from the crowd which had booed him earlier for his erratic fielding at Reds Cubs 1 The Cubs are off to their poorest start since when they lost their first seven Were off to a poor but weve got a good Chicago Manager Lee Elia Once we start well be all Things are just magnified now because of the start of the Theyre not he said of his Maybe theyre trying too hard as a team Down deep eyery guy on this ballclub knows weve got a good Joe Price pitched a twohitter for the one of them Wayne Nordhagens home and Dana Bilardello hit a tworun double and Cesar Cedeno added a tworun both in the second inning against Dickie Braves Padres 0 Pascual Perez stymied the Padres on five hits to stretch Atlantas winning streak to five He was just Braves Manager Joe Torre This was his Hes now put two complete games backto Terry Harper hit a runscoring single in the fourth then Bob Horner and Harper hit successive home runs in the Royals Red Sox 2 The Kansas City Royals probably proved last year that Dennis Leonard is crucial to any hopes they might have of winning the American League West Last May the hardthrowing veteran broke two stopping a line smash with his pitching The Royals spent the rest of the season in a futile duel with Leonard missed 16 starts and the Angels won the finishing three games ahead of the But after Monday nights six strikeouts in a 62 victory over Leonard and Manager Dick Howser were resting a lot Leonard threw the ball as well as he can said He had as good a fastball as he is going to I have been very impressed with the way hes thrown four of his last five He was mixing his pit ches very Leonards six strikeouts included the heart of the Boston order in the third Dwight Jim Rice and Tony In the he struck out Dave Stapleton and Glenn An insidethepark home run and a fielding gem by shorstop Washington helped Leonard beat the Red With the score tied at 22 in the Washington ripped a pitch from Bruce into the leftfield corner that eluded It gave the Royals a 32 In the first Washington deprived Boston of at least one With one already two runners on base and two he went to his left to stop Stapletons hot grounder and flipped the ball behind his back to Frank White for the force at Red Sox Manager Ralph Houk said Hurst performed better than the score would in I thought Hurst pitched good enough to he He just didnt get too many is a good one of the best in the Angels Mariners 1 Tim Foli drove in four runs for California with a pair of singles and lefthander Tommy John scattered seven hits for his second complete game in two Bobby Grich went 4for4 for the When I get into a groove and find my my confidence level goes way John I have confidence in throwing some pitches I might not throw were I   

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