Wednesday, March 4, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas f 4 V i r 1 afi this Weekends senior Open tourna iving in NB JHf fiftal state tennis i V jfeThe sponsored an byjthe Sin Antonio tion at John Newcombes FtancBf drew arecord field of age division came fromall withthe tlargest numberscoming from San Houston and VV When dust finally settled a late Sunday evening after three days relatively unknown local cheroes had emerged to show tennis isdefinitely allVeand do ping very well as the Sundance Kid was heard te inquire of Butch yauH have w patdon the Texas for collectively HOW Who are those NBfA provided two two finalists and twoch4mpibns1 Bailey and quarterfinals of the and wometfs 4d singles later teamed Lucas putting number six state ranking on the line to reach the finals In the mens 35 t Forney then teamed with his wife Sallyto win the 35 The Forneys lost only seven games during the entire tournament while going through a field that In eluded Buzz and Sunny BUttles of San and Ike and Shirley Lucas of the llthand sixthranked teams in the state Jim Sievers jmd Dave Perkins reached the mens 40 doubles semifinals with a victory over the Houston team of Tom Nichols and before bowing out to fourthranked and eventual mettt champions Gary Brieden and Bill oBcyant of San Antonio Creel is ranked htnth in his Henry Lane captured the runner up position in the mens 65 singles and Tbbe holding down the divisions ninth won the mens 60 singles NBTA President Bob Voting Dick Nevitt scored a rousing third set tiebreaker victory in the 50 tak ing a championship match from Cooke and McMahon of Young and Neyitts tournament victims also Included the Houston team of Clarence Fair and Richard Schuette in the In addi tion to playing the mens 50 Schuette also forms onehalf of the states topranked mens 45 doubles year Negro star for Hall of Fame AP Ray Dandridge never reached during a professional ithat but hes on his way to the Hall of the Negro Leagues four decades Dan selection Tuesday of the 18man Committee that elects a maximum of two old timers for enshrinement each I thought if would never come after so many others in and I kept said by telephone from his home in Palm I thought had forgotten about Little known to baseball fans because he played most of his career during an era when blacks were excluded from the majors and media coverage of the Negro Leagues was Dandridge spent five years in the minor leagues after Jackie Robinson shattered the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in Monte Irvin and Roy members of the Committee as well as the Hall played witfrahd against Dandridge in the 1930s and They describe him as a remarkable third baseman like manyother Negro League was simply born too ear Jy Dandridge began his career with the Detroit Stars of Ithe Negro National League in He finished in 1953 latter four seasons with Minneapolis of American and one split between Sacramento and 0aklandbf the Pacific Coast f He Was 37 years old when he hit with home runs and 80 runs batted in to earn most valuable player honors jin the American Association in He hit with eight Corners and 61 RBI the next Irvin compared Dandridges fielding skills to those of Brooks the former Baltimore Orioles infielder who was elected to the Hall of Fame in He was a natural third baseman because he was stocky and quick as a You almost couldnt hit the ball past said who played with Dan dridge on the Newark Eagles in the late The Veterans Committee gave Dandridge the required support of 75 percent of the votes at least 14 from the 18member panel on the second of two ballots Vote totals were not but Irvin said there was considerable support for former New York Yankees shortstop Phil a 68yearold Yankees cam paigned for his election the past few When his 10 was retired at Yankee Stadium in he said it was the biggest thrill of my much better than getting in to the Hall of The Scooter was disappointed he did not get in to the Ive got to be disappointed but I feel honored for just being mentioned all these Rizzuto It would have been the icing on the He came pretty Irvin He got quite a few Others who figured prominently in the balloting but failed to receive the necessary 14 votes were Richie Tony umpire Al Babe Her Carl Red Vic Willis and Mel according to Ed president of the Hall of Dandridge will enter the Hall of Fame at along with Billy Williams and Jim Catfish who were elected in January by the Baseball Writers of Spring optimism nothing new to but more pronounced ARLINGTON AP It hit like a foul ball line drive this sudden craving for But it was a bit ter cold February It may have been the earliest recorded case of baseball spring but thats the effect Bobby Valentine Its caused by more than just another Valentine pep sermon he learned at the knee of Tommy Lasor Those who have been around so many Rangers spring optimism out breaks have for the most part developed an The fran chise has ever been first in anything except futility and Remember when the Rangers had four managers But that was all before Bobby All the guy did was take a team picked to finish dead last in the American League West and make them the most improved in the entire major Their 87 victories were 25 more than the previous They spent 46 days in first giving the record fans who saw them play actual pennant fever bumps before finishing in se cond five games behind the California 6th to when it ends Last year the Rangers set club season records for home runs batted game winning extra base total strike outs and fewest left on the Rangers were only shut out four tying the New York Mets for the lowest total in the ma Brieflv softbdll tryauts en Thursday Fifti iryeuts far the New Bfaunfeis GIMs sohball teagms will take plaee at Camp Carnal pftjmptly at 8 All girls ages ii and alder must tfyeut if MI to their previous Kegistf atidfi still being esriduded for giris 7 through Forms are available at the Parks and Reereatiori of fice and at the v i Unicorn Exes needed for game Any former New Braunfels High School baseball player is encouraged to sign up for the Unicorn Ekes game to be played at 7 Any player who has not yet been contacted should call the school at 6256271 to get more information The game has been moved up a day from Its original date on Red Cross sponsors Life Saving programs The Comai County Chapter of the American Red Cross will conduct classes In Advanced Life Saving and Lifeguard The Advanced Lifesaving class will run March 16 through March 21 from 4 until 8 It will be a 21 hour Those taking the class should be 15years old or older and have completed a swimming The registration fee of can be paid at the Parks office during business The Lifeguard Training program will run March 16 through March 23 from 5 until 9 Monday through Prerequisites for the course include Advanced Lifesav First Aid and a completion of a swimming Register at the Parks of fee will be A Lifeguarding Instructor course will be offered on Mondays through Thursdays March 24 until March 31 from 5 until 9 Prerequisites include Advanced lifeguardlng and age The registration fee will be Register at the Parks All classes will meet at the Landa Park Pre registratlon is required for all For more In formation call Babe Ruth conducts registration Babe Ruth League registration for boys who will turn 13 before July 31 will have a tryout March 21 at Comal Park from 10 until 1 Proof of age must be Registration for 14year olds and newcomers will take place from 1 until 5 on the same In case of the tryouts will take place March NB Boosters of far luncheon with coaches Caaehes Mm iMek and saeeer will be featured when the New Sfatihleti High Seheot Athletic Booster Cltib hdsls a luncheon an Mareh thrltiftcheenwhich will begin at noots at Westeto Steer is open to the The purpose of the luncheon is to enable the public to meet aftd visit with UnlCortt 1 j i LadiesTennis League has TBarM tourney The New Brauntels Ladles Tennis League will have Its 1987 Spring Tennis League beginning on March All levels of players are welcome to There will be flighted divisions and an exciting new doubles for The tournament will run seven weeks at the TBar M Tennis For more contact John Benson or Mark Turpin at TBarM at First aid classes at McKenna through March The Comal County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be conducting multimedia First Aid classes at the McKenna Hospital classroom on these dates March 10 26 April 14 Class time Is 610 First aid Is required for Advanc ed Lifesaving and Lifeguarding Little league managers to meet Thursday The New Braunfels National Little League will have a meeting for Individuals interested in coaching or manag ing or becoming involved In any capacity In he Board members must be The meeting will be on Thursday at the offices of Physical Therapy Unlimited and will begin at 7 For more information contact Robert Rodrlquez at 625 Crappie tourney at Cranes Mill The 7th Almost Annual Crappie Tournament will take place April 18 at Canyon The starting place of the tournament is the boat ramp at Cranes It will be a 24hour tournament running from 10 Saturday lo 10 It will be a twoperson team with no age There is a limit of 25 crappies per Prizes will be awarded for the top three heaviest crap Other door prizes will also be The tourna ment is being sponsored by the S S Ice Bait House tn Cranes Entry fee is per team and all the proceeds go to the Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Participants may fish from a boat or the For more information call Mark or Helen Sefslk at 899 Two titles on I ine Saturday LAS AP Tyrell Biggs recalls a tworound sparring session he had with Mike Tyson when both fighters were He was trying to knock me theres no doubt about Biggs In Tyson again could be try ing to knock Biggs this time with the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association titles at Saturday night at an outdoor arena at the Las Vegas who is the WBC will try lo win the WBA title from James Bonecrusher Smith in a scheduled Tyson is a 71 On the same Biggs is favored to maintain his 1 WBA ranking against David Bey in a scheduled 10 round Pinklon the former WBC champion and now the 1 WBC also will fight on Satur days He will meet Danny Sut ton in a scheduled 10round bout Tysons Jimmy Jacobs and Bill nave been talking to Biggs Shelly The Hilton has asked the Nevada State Athletic Commission for June 13 and 14 as dates for a The winner of the TysonSmith fight was supposed to fight for the un disputed championship against Michael who won the Interna tlonal Boxing Federation title from Larry This 86 bunch came from behind to win 45 22 wins coming in the seventh inning or That just may be the most impressive statistic in the history of the Texas Even Las Vegas has taken note of Valentines making it 5 to 2 that the Rangers win the AL West this year We never had any respect last Valentine We wont be able to slip up on the other Theyll be looking for Im not going to predict a pen l 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