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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 29, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Boggs ByTOMLABINSKI Staff writer After a long Tommy Boggs is back home in Now that he is closer to his hometown in all he has to do is prove he can still pitch in the major After a trade by the Atlanta Boggs is now back in the Texas Rangers the uniform in which he started his pro career in He missed most of last season with arm He has had two major operations in the last two and at age wants to prove he can play Ivethrown a little bit in the last couple of and my anti feels pretty close to 100 Boggs I feel like Im in real good Boggs was in New Braunfels on Saturday to sign up players for his baseball The last surgery I had was in November of but ever since then I have been on a rehabilitation Ive been doing a lot of weightlifting and just working on the Its coming along good but rehab is not thats for he After spending two years with the Rangers in the former Austinite said he was glad to be back in the Lone Star Im happy to be close to home at this stage of my Boggs I had a good time with the Rangers when I was first here and made a lot of close Im looking forward to playing with them Boggs said Texas has as good a chance as any to win the American Leaugue Western I think our chances are We are in the right There are no powerhouses in our he Kansas City isnt close to being as dominating as they New Braunfels January 9 Yf tuai Y to be back in majors The last surgery I had was in November of but ever since then I have been on a rehabilitation Ive been doing a lot of weightlifting and just working on the Its coming alonggood but rehab is not thats for Tommy Boggs once were and Chicago isnt as strong as they once I think it will come down to the last week of the season There are some good teams in but no one is going to stand he Boggs said the key to Texas success will be in playing consistently throughout the even in the midst of the hot Texas It seems for the last few and even when 1 was with the would be right there at the top and then the team would hit a If we can avoid out chances are real he I dont think well be the favorite to win the but then neither were the Chicago Cubs last Its just a matter of who can be consistent through the Weve got some good hitters on the The hitting is there and we have a good nucleus of Boggs If we can get the pitching to come well be right there in the Boggs said he would prefer to be in the rotation of but added hed be happy to play wherever he would be most I would prefer to be a but Ill be a swing man or middle With my I dont think Id be much use as a short he At this stage of my as long as Im in the big Ill be Boggs Boggs and the other pitchers as well as catchers report to spring training in Pompano on The rest of the team reports on March Boggs said he hopes to prove in spring training that he can still play at the major league The biggest thing Ill have to prove is that Im he After everthing else will come And while preseason training may be gruesome in other sports such as Boggs said baseball players look forward to going to spring training is a fun vacation Boggs You look forward to getting back to especially after a long layoff like Ive You also look forward to seeing the guys And in you can play golf every day on some beautiful Its really nice out there he Between rounds of Boggs will have his work cut out for proving to himself and his coaches that he is For the time he is just happy to have the chance and grateful that it is in HERALD ZEI11i Tommy Boggs Upset Aguirre drills 76ers Briefly By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Philadelphia 76ers were gunned down by a sharpshooter out to make his Dallas Mark snubbed by the AllStar drilled 17 of 25 shots from the floor and scored a careerhigh 49 points Monday leading the Mavericks to a 111109 National Basketball Association victory over the I was kind of said who made last years All I came out to And he helped nail down the triumph with eight points in the final three minutes after the Mavs saw a 13point lead disappear to a 9898 deadlock with to play as Julius Erving and Moses Malone rallied the Besides Aguirres which eclipsed his previous high of 46 Brad Davis made three free throws and Derek Harper hit a pair in the last 50 Philadelphias Maurice Cheeks missed a 25foot jump shot with one second to Malone and Erving scored 26 Scoreboard On the air TUESDAY TELEVISION 6 Basketball Pittsburgh at Vilkinova 8 Basketball at WGN WEDNESDAY TELEVISION 7 Basketball Johns at USA 7 Basketball Boston WTBS 7pm Illinois at Puidue tSPN Soccer Chicago at St loins WGN 9 p Basketball Virginia Tivh at USA Local sports TUESDAY 430 Boys basketball Canyon varsity at Nuw Braunfels p Boys basketball Smithson Floresville al HernisFair San Antonio 6 Girls basketball Canyon varsity at New 8 Boys basketball Canyon varsity at NewBraunlels Top 10 FOHT WORTH IAP Here is the School B j i k I Coaches Association furl Woiih SIM felt poll of boys and girls teams across the state BOYS CLASS5A Houston Madison 2 Dallas Houston Clear Dallas Tyler John Tyler Aldine MacArthur Beaumont West Brook CLASS 4A Port Arthur Lincoln Bay City Borger Henderson Schertz Lancaster CLASS 3A Sweeny New Boston Dimmitt Brownsboro Seminole CLASS 2A NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN Division Lakers 30 15 667 Phoenix 21 74 9 Seattle 20 26 Clippers 19 P 11 Portland 25 432 10 Atlantic State 10 733 19 W L Games Boston 36 8 York Clippers 91 Philadelphia 35 9 1 1 1 Philadelphia 1 09 Washington 26 20 565 New Jersey 93 New Jersey 20 25 Utah 100 New York 17 29 370 Games Central Clippers at Milwaukee 31 14 vs Boston al Conn Detroit 27 16 City at Chicago 23 21 Jersey at San Antonio Atlanta 18 26 vs Atlanta M New Orleans Indiana 14 30 at Denvei Cleveland 12 30 at Golden State WESTERN Lakers al Portland Midwest Games Denver 28 17 at Washington Houston 25 20 City al Detroit Dallas 24 21 at Indiana San Antonio 21 22 at Philadelphia Utah 20 26 York al Phoenn Kansas City 15 28 at L A Lakers points apiece for the who had won eight of nine prior meetings with Dallas and fell one game behind 104 Jazz 100 place Boston in the Atlantic English scored 24 points to 290 26 1 24 2 27 2 232 23 1 234 22 3 2b3 21 3 21 2 24 1 201 232 231 222 184 187 194 21 4 201 201 21 3 131 242 187 174 146 202 202 203 Sanloiri Fritch 3 Sabme 4 Shelbyville 5 Paducah 6 Olney 8 Ranger 9 Coleman 10 Cooper CLASS A 1 Snook 2 West Lamar 3 Waelder Avinger 5 Nazareth G Klondike Linglevillc 8 Tenaha 9 Moulton 10 GIRLS CLASS5A 1 Houston Yatos 2 Smith Oak Cliff 3 San Antonio Jay 4 5 Duiu 6 Longview 7 8 El Paso Paikland 9 Conioe 10 Vu toiij Strornan CLASS4A 1 Waco Richfiuld 2 Luvelland 3 Sluphenvrllll AfiM Consolidated 5 Andrews 6 Mineral Wells 7 Jeff Moore Sweetwater 9 Caldllen 10 Austin Westlake CLASS3A 1 Sweeny 2 3 Veinun 4 PrltsbiiKj 0 GruebbecK 7 Haidin Jefferson 8 Barbers Hill 9 Quinlun Ford Slaton CLASS2A 1 Honey 2 Shelbyville Midland Greenwood 4 5 Troy Nuw Waverly 7 Hale Van Alslyne CLASS A Brock Dime Box 6 Snook Ponder Krum West Lamar 230 192 152 21 1 203 148 203 223 21 3 234 223 203 194 155 201 230 134 21 3 21 3 190 272 203 234 234 222 204 17 1 19 b 243 240 223 22 1 233 223 224 222 223 205 233 250 25 1 232 202 191 187 254 24 3 224 21 4 231 21 0 23 1 184 205 250 21 2 166 201 21 0 21 0 201 183 210 192 183 21 2 23 2 20 3 221 NBA boxes Sixers Mavericks PHILADELPHIA 11091 Eivmy 1223 23 HaiUev 3 Malone 9 178 12 Chpiks 4 83 3 II 5 8 23 Riclumlson 1 3 1 Jones B G Johnson 2 IhriMtt 1 i 0 H I 11002 Totals 43 88 71 2H 109 DALLASI111 Acjuine 1725 1319 Vrmom i Nimphms 0200 Daus 1 R 1 9 9 I m i II Hinder 4 6 i 5 His 0 1 t 1 38693243 111 24 26 28 31 109 23 3S 29 III Thlto point Iuny Fouled out HJuni HrK MI Philadelphia 49 ih Assists Philaitolnhia IO I Diillns 30 IDivis in fouls Dullas 26 TcihnHals A Nets Rockets NEW JERSEY 931 OKoiun 37 00 G K Il Gniinski 1019 1 11 I 38117 IUIIUM 1 d DO S H 1222 Conk 1 1 Od I i ri 44 90 4 1 2 93 HOUSTON 971 MiCray 710 34 1 Otaiuwon 8 14 fi i 31 ci LiMvHI2 7 G 1 10 Linyil i Peitrscn 1 1 0 I1 Mi 1 Tolals387421 2797 New Jersey 26 22 24 21 9J 24 32 17 97 Three point tjodfs Rinsev fouled Rebounds Jprsiv 42 Hi Houston 5l 15 23 Ranscy Houston 26 TotJl loiils Niiv Technicals New Jetsoy A College scores Mondays Collage Basketball By The Associated Press EAST American William b Mary 62 Boston Coll Hartlord 77 Brown Rhode Island Coll Camsius New Hampshire bb Connecticut U S International lib Delaware Brooklyn Coll 78 Howard Morgan St 61 Memphis Cincinnati 61 N Y 72 Niagara Northeastern OT Siena Boston U 59 Syracuse Georgetown 63 SOUTHWEST Alcorn Prairie View 77 Detroit Oklahoma City 74 III Oral 92 Texas San Antonio Hardm Simrmms 83 FAR WEST New Mexico Colorado Si 42 San Diego St Air 64 Stanford California 54 Utah Pacihc 67 Washington Nevada Reno 62 lead Denver while Calvin Natt added 19 and Dan Issel and Wayne Cooper each had Rockets 97 Nets 93 Akeem Olajuwon scored 22 points and blocked a lastminute enabling Houstons Bill Fitch to become the sixth coach in NBA history to record fiOO regularseason New Jersey took an early 144 lead but the Rockets tied it at haiftime and opened a 13point lead in the third quarter as Olajuwon scored 12 points in the K nicks 117 Clippers 91 Pat Cummings scored a career high H2 points and joined with Butch Carter to lead a decisive secondquarter burst that lifted New York to its fourth consecutive vic all at home and all without high scoring Bernard SportsWorld Gunslingers waive 17 players SAN ANTONIO APi The San Antonio Junslingers have waived 17 players to meet the United States Football Leagues 70player a team spokesman Those who didnt make the 1985 Ciunslingers team included onetime starting wide receiver Lonell Phea was sidelined last year after hurting his left knee in the second game of the season against Lady Longhorns look out for 1 AUSTIN AP Fans of the University of Texas womens basketball team waited for word this afternoon when this weeks Associated Press national rankings are released on whether the Lady Longhorns have become the 1 womens basketball team in Secondranked Texas could move into the top spot because 1 Old Dominion lost for the first time to unranked Tennessee Fox strikes out with Hall of Fame NFAV YORK AP Batting averages and earned run averages are routinely rounded off to the highest But the Baseball Hall of Fames board of directors has refused to change its rules and admit the late Nellie who wound up just fourtenths of a percentage point short of The Hall of Fame rules requires candidates to be named on 75 percent of the ballots Fox got 295 of the 395 votes cast percent in ballotting by baseball writers an nounced Stewart to plead no contest DALLAS AP Texas Rangers pitcher Dave Stewart will plead no contest to charges of lewd conduct stemming from his arrest with a transvestite prostitute in Los Stewarts attorney Backerman wins LLGA tournament Gwcn Backerman won the A flight of the Laiula Ladies Golf Associations low next tournament last week at the Landa Park Golf Jeannette Dilly won the B flight and Helen DeVries lie C Foursome takes Guys and Dolls The team of Alvina Glubka and Mary Hay shut a 02 to win the Guys and Doils tour nament last week at the Landa Park Golf Three teams tied for second in the 12tcam tournament Marge Hay and Knkle ami Addie Kriese and Adkins and Phyllis Tom Ycazel had the closest to the Team captures NBGA event The foursome of Iv IV Ar Lancaster and IxUvrenee took the New Braunfels Golf Associations fourman total points tournament Saturday at the Landa Park Golf They shot at Sledge was low net in A flight with while Smith was low in B flight with Sweiideman was low in C flight with and Harhorth and Barbour tied for low in I flight with Ray Sledge was low gross with Two teams tied for second in the tournament at and and Sweiideman and the NBGA will play a draw for make your own foursome The next Sunday Scramble will be Sunday at and the next Guys and Dolls tournament will be 11 at in City to hold nature outing The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will hold the first of a series of nature outings The program is designed to allow local residents to enjoy and learn about the ecology of the New Braunfels The first outing will begin at at the Landa Lake and it will feature short presentations by Bill Schumann of the Argicultural Extension David director of the parks and Marcus program coordinator for the parks depart Presentations will include aquatic the history of the Coma water fowl and recreational After the partiepants will be able to explore the lake in paddle boats and particpate in open dieussions of the ecology of the The next outings will be to Panther Canyon on March 2 and the Ar boretum on April Rangers to play at HemisFair Arena Smithson Valleys District 273A basketball game with Florcsville tonight has been moved from Floresville to San Antonios HemisFair The game will Ix1 a preliminary to he San Antonio SpursNew Nets Tickets for both games are available at the school office or from Athletic Director Stan They are MB softball meeting scheduled The New Braunfels Softball Association will hold an meeting 5 at 7 p at the Recreation of the Amateur Softball Association information and other pertinent information will be on the All adult softball players should Aiuone who is new in town and is interested in playing should call the Center al 02Militti Monday through Friday between 1 and H City holding exercise class The New Braunfels Park Recreation Department i soring an otuioing cxeiviMaei The classes will meet un M Wednesdays and Thursday p in In at llie Recreation iVnUT Cos i S person per For morv call from 1 S p m M through GRAND Medical Weight Loss Clinic Labs
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