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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Tuesday, April 14,1987 Johnson keys Spurs' defeat Page 6 Herald-Ze/fung New Braunfels. Texas Smith teaches karate more than fighting Dawson Brumbelow displays the dexterity of a 12-year old purple belt holder Although an ancient sport, karate is a timeless form of exercise that offers as much today is it did centuries ago To be a karate master takes an equal balance of mental and physical training It also takes an awful lot of hard work, but the rewards can be quite substantial Local karate instructor Nick Smith has been teaching karate in the area for four years and has found the sport offers something for everyone Highly competitive people like it because it is a competitive sport But the average Tom. Dick or Harry likes it as well It s good for conditioning because it starts slowly and builds up. " Smith said rile rewards of the sport are many, and increase in direct proportion to the amount ol time spent in training As the instructor tor the Hill Country Karate Club. Smith helps people ranging in ages n on live to bo and has seen what the sport can offer someone both mentally and physically A ported example is Dawson Brumbelow. who took up the sport four years ago at the age of eight Brumbelow was the typical beginner a little unsure of himself, quiet ii rid reserved As he advanced through the pro gram. Brumbelow began to show signs of personal growth, as well as a quick knack for picking up the sport Smith sai<f What the sport has really done for him has been to pull out the leadership qualities in him An individual sport requires that of you You're left up to yourself to find self fulfillment the coaches can't do it for you.’ he said Last month after six weeks of in tensive training Brumbelow earned his third degree purple belt “Technically, its the highest recognized ranking he can get Smith said The testing period was long and hard, but lie made it Bill Wallace (left) and Brumbelow Included in tile testing was tour parts of a physical test including the demonstration of every kick he had e v e r I e a r n e d A (together, Brumbelow demonstrated more than -.WM) kicks, punches and strikes in a series of 4o-minute time limits on four consecutive nights He also w rote one essay paper a week on different aspects of tfie sport The testing concluded with a two-minute sparring session with Bill Wallace the acknowledged high master of full contact karate during a seminar sponsored hy the American Society of Karate in Austin He was tin- only junior to he given the honor of fighting Wallace in the last 17 years Brumbelow passed tin* exam with fly mg colors and is now one of only a handful of children in the state to own the tx*lt While teaching the class is a pas Mon (or Smith, teaching children is especially rewarding, he said “I get a kick out of seeing how ttie kids are affected by the sport I brl like I'm having an affect on these kids in a positive manner and that s very rewarding ." Smith said Teaching children is different b om teaching adults in the class co sponsored by the New Braunfels Isl) Community Education and the Parks and Recreation Department W tier. dealing with children negative com merits are kept to a minimum When a child does something good we acknowledge it W hen a child is doing something w rong we ll correct the whole class \N*■ never associate a negative comment with an individual.” he said By stressing the positive childre! learn more in tin* school than jum karate “The biggest high I get is when, a parent has praise tot the change they ve seen in bien children I think and I know a I*»t of parents who'll agree that Karate brings children a little closer to maturity " Smith said \s a means of lighting the Hill Country -ehool teaches karate as a skill that should only have to in* learned and rarely used I ret use to let nu students I** bullies Karate should only be used in sell defense \s long a*, you know karate and have thai sell confidence you should never boce to really use it be said Smith obv lously relishes bis prides Mon and bis enthusiasm lot the sjxtrt is reflected in the jm*i lortnunce of bis students in compel mon I love doing what I in doing Karate keeps me in a lifestyle that I really like it s just tun watching these students progress knowing you ve bad a hand rn their develop ment SACRAMENTO. Calif (AP) When the going gets tough, the Sacramento Kings turn to forward Eddie Johnson Johnson, a six year NBA veteran, scored two crucial baskets in the final three minutes to keep a San Anotonio Spurs rally in check as Sacramento posted a 123-118 NBA victory Monday night “That s nothing unusual for Ed die.’’ Sacramento interim head coach Jerry Reynolds said “He's been doing that for us in crunch situa lions in the fourth quarter all sear He s one of those rare players who actually gets better when the pressure is on in the final minutes He's got great confidence " Johnson hit baskets twice when the Spurs were in position to tie the game Sacramento guard Reggie hens scored a game high 28 points ai d col levied IO assists tor th** now 28 51 Kings Forward Otis Thorne scored 22 points as the Kings moved two games ahead of the Midwest I iv ision cellar dwelling spurs Coward Walter Berry and guard David Greenwood shared high scor mg honors for San Antonio with 27 points each Berry also had I re tMJunds as the Spurs ion tig streak stretched to a club record lo games Die Spurs are now 2t> >3 Bulls 114, Bucks 107 Michael Jordan notched his seventh 'mi-point game of tile season and second in two nights as Chicago t>eat Milwaukee Jordans performance virtually assured that he will tiecome the se vond player in NB\ history lo score I ooh points in a season Jordan needs (7 Stints his single game average in Chicago s last two games to join W lit Chamberlain who had more than I ooo three times in that exclusive club Hawks 102, Pacers 101 Atlanta    trying lo earn the homecourt advantage in the fir si three rounds ot the playoffs pulled within a game ot Boston in th** Fastern Conference standings NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB y Boston 58 23 7o* x Philadelphia 44 35 557 12 x Washington 40 W 506 16 Now Jersey 24 54 508 31'-. New York 24 55 UM 52 Central Division v Atlanta 55 24 6% x Detroit SO 2V 6 13 5 x Milwaukee 48 32 NX* 7' •* x (’hit ago 40 4o YXI 15 x Indiana 5* 40 4*4 16 (’lev eland 2* 50 567 26 WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division v Dallas 5.1 26 671 x I (ah 44 35 557 * \ Houston 41 58 51* 12 I Mincer 35 44 44 IR sacramento 28 51 CM 25 San Antonio 26 53 52* ap* Pacific Division v I \ Taker- M IS RIO x Portland 47 31 NI* 16'. x Golden state .ta I* 500 24 \ Seattle IS 42 482 27 Phoenix 33 4s 418 ll 1 \ (lippers 12 >*> IM 51 x clinched play ti TI -pot v clinched div iston title •Wood*, s Ga rut-\ Philadelphia ll Washington lo:* Vtlata IDJ Indiana i»l I telroit Ut Srvt V or k it* Chicago 114 Milwaukee lo. sacramento 12 san Antonio ll-Todd> s Oimn Ne* .lervs all tes eland Portland ai I trover sat rarnento a! Ptruemx Golden Stale at I V Clippers t tab at Seattle I tominique VS ilkins scored 28 of his m points in the second ball against In diana 76ers 113, Bullets 105 Cliff Robinson scored 22 points and Maurice Cheeks added 1.3 points and a season high I * assists as Philadelphia clinched filth place in the F astern Conference bv bealing SS a slung ton Pistons 120, Kmcks IOO I MU roll f>eal New Sulk for its cth victory only the second time in Iran chis** history th** Pistons have won that many Houston loses first game to Dodgers L< >S WHELKS SP \ few days ago .Mark Cre»o the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen coach bad >ome instructional advice tor rookie Tracy Woodson Two days ago I hit a ball off the wail in left cento! field and Mark told me ‘SS non you hit youi lu st home run. hit the bail into (tie bullpen so 1c an get it back for y ou Woodson said The rookie followed instructions Monday night and deposited the first pitch ne ever saw nom future Hall of Camel Nolan Ryan into the Los Angelo bullpen in left field Woodson * homer led the Dodgers to a I 2 vie tory ovt*i tti** Houston Astros, extending a Los Angeles Winning streak to three games and mak mg the A tins fusers for the lirst tune this year Woodson n foot ' 21b pounds has l>een filling in at third base tor Bill Madiock while the lour tune National League batting champion recovers from ii‘thr«». upic surgery on his right shoulder Right hander Brian Holton, anolian Los Angeles i ook e equalled his longest career outing w itll five innings of lour hit ball for his fourth victory in 18 career starts The right bander allowed four hits including a pair of singles by Billy Hatcher that extended Hat cher s hitting streak to seven games The only run off him came on Phil Garner s two out solo hornet in th*- ninth Holton had entered tile game after starter Kick Honeycutt was forced to leave with a pulled mus cie in his right side Ryan I I allowed three runs and tour hits over six innings striking out nine and walking fiveCubs 5, Phillies 2 Philadelphia Phillies fans haven t had .1 lot to cheer about in the !ir-t week of the baseball season so when a local boy took a no hittci into the ninth inning, they were excited ll I Hilly mattered that Jamie Moyer pitches for Iii** Chicago 1 uhs Moyer a 24 year old left hander making Ins 18th major It gut* appearance, had a no hitter through eight innings Monday night before Juan Samuel led off the milt! with a line single to center field I he crowd of t.3 at S eterans Stadium, where a no hitter ba- never been pitched responded with a chorus of boos That’s the first time I got booed for getting a hit in Philadelphia Samuel said utter the Cubs finished with a » 2 v ictory the Phillies (nth loss in six gamesGiants 13, Padres 6 san Francisco hit tour homers, including a grand slam by Hobby Thompson, to overcome a record homer lunge by San Diego The Padres established a major league record when the first three flatters in the bottom of the first inning Marvell Wynne Tony Gwynn and John kruk homered of! San Francisco starter Roger Mason T wenty seven times in baseball history a team had gotten homers from its hrs! twit hatters in a gameReds 7, Braves I Cincinnati won for the tilth tune in six games a-Erie Davis and Tracy Jones had three bits apiece and an HBI doubleCardinals 8, Pirates 4 st Louis stored foul runs in I Kit h Hie sixth and eighth innings to treat Pittsburgh Danny Cox 2<* allowed six hits anti three runs ovet six innings for the v u loryBrewers 6, Orioles 3 i ecil t (toper knocked in the lit* breaking run in the eighth inning with bis second sacnlne tly of the game It was th** Brewers seventh straight winYankees 11, Indians 3 ss 1111** Randolph drove in live runs with four hits and emergency starlet Charles Hudson pitched a three flitter as Hie A ankees won their home opener National Leagoe H, The Associate*] Press Baltimore lirtruit 4 New A ork 4 Toronto * 714 2 667 2 v E ast D,vision A L S( | a MI I s 4 * Pct GB xx. 3 New 5 in k 5 2 (*hlc ago NM' Sex) I Boston 2 Ors rian«J 4 6 133 4 14 6 Plltshutgh 2 4 OI 2 Wrest Division Philadelphia 167 5 California 5 714 Montreal (ill I M cues,a 714 West Division Kalisa- < It s na I Houston 6 J 857 dm ag. 2 4 113 2 I Cincinnati 5 I CSS ‘t I 'akund 286 3 san I ran* iv o t> 2 7b*t Seattle 2 286 Mi an! a 4 2 1 I exas 167 I I ais Angeles san Diego I 6 Monda r *. Games st laiui-8 Pit!-hut gt; I ( int mn.it I 7 Atlanta J I lilt ugli 5 Philadelphia 2 San Kr anciv o I ( San Dteg tai- Angeles 4 Houston 2 14 5 Monda* s Games New A OIS ll I levriand Texas at Huston p(»l ta Mil *jukir • Baltimore ii ti tt.iKiand* Minnesota * altlorrua > Seattle Only gallies s, fieduied lo innings I I ode v s Games New A ork I Lit ling od a1 Philadelphia T od a * s Games Uulhnoo n I exas I of Tea 'N' at Br* -ton \ip4-rr .» Cincinnati Power 0-0 at Atlanta 0 Palmer > 1 n ' I**,eland I' Niekfu Hi at New A ork Montreal I Hilts 0 I al t St (.outs John oe n Mathews OO I* M 1 Waukee I ald 'Cl at Baltimore San F I am iv o Pas is I o at San I liege Dixon I o n Wo) na OO n Chn ago Bannister o : I at Toronto Houston Darwin I o al Dis Angeles John vino I n Welch!) 1 n Itetruit Petrv OO al Katisa- ( Its American League (•Ulm /aul ti Minim v>!a Portugal ii o at < 'ax,and B« The Associated Press embroil oo n East Division A L Pct GB California Sutton 0 I I at -eat tie Milwaukee I VXX* Bankhead 1 u n i Scoreboard H ------ I On the air TUESDAY '• Kl pm    Hut kev Stanley I up Playoffs divisional semifinals hSPN t ;5 p rn    Baseball Cinc innati at Atlanta VMBS ') •*)) p rn Ba **!>ull Houston at Dis Angeles KHUT 4 Hi p in Boxing Marvin liagler vs sugar Ray Leonard middleweight cham pioriship tape delay HBP WEDNESDAY I p rn    Baseball Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs WCN ti 35 p iii    Baseball Cincinnati at Atlanta WGNLocal sports TUE SDAY I la pin    Baseball Fredericksburg at Smithson V alley 6 p rn Baseball Llano al New Braunfels 7 in pm    Baseball Boerne at Ca nyou THURSDAY All day Track and field District It AA Frat k Meet at KerrvilleDistrict 13-4A Baseball standings Team Fredericksburg Boerne bot Khan Kerrville Ti VY New Bruunlel-    I    5    0 Hays    4    s    it Canyon    s    5    I    5 Smithson V alley    2    ti    I    i Clemens    >    7    u Toda / s Games Frederic saturn ut Smithson V alley Boerne at < allyou »'lemons ut Kerry tile I iv > Un khart at Hays Llano at New BraunfelsGolfSportsworld L T GB * 0 0 6 3 0 3 5 4 0 4 4 4 0 4' ■„> Here are the standings and results trom the District ll (A quit tournament at the Riverside Country Club in San Antonio BOYS I I iv y ii i I New Braunfels. u> I Clemens 35o. 4 Hay.- (54 i Lockhart (Hi Canyon (Mi 7 Fredericksburg Hi I 8 Smithson Valley (7u * Boerne m GIRLS I Fredericksburg. 172 2 Thy. 420 ;i Boerne 4 Hi I Hays Ii* 5 I ax-khart 4H2 t New Braunfels >o4Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BOSTON KKD SOX Agreed to terms with Roger Clemens pitcher, on a two year contract Mil WAI KFT. BUF VV KUS Sent Mike T elder outfielder to I louver of the American Association Activated Coed l ooper designated hitter first baseman from Hie disabled listStress causes Mantle's pain IRVING AP A medical examination of former New Vork Yankees great Mickey Madill today showed chest pains la* suffered were ap parentis' related to stress syndrome instead of a stroke «)i heart attack, doctors said Mantle, 55. today underwent cardiac catheterization a diagnostic procedure that allows doctors to examine heart chambers for ab normalities Mantles heart appears normal said In Michael Kothkopf, medical directed ot Irving Heart Institute “Mr Mantle fias flail no previous history <>t heart problems He does have evidence of brim ( flitis and bas had physical symptoms suggesting stress syndrome chest pains shortness ut breath and dizziness,” Kothkopf said at a ii a in press briefing Kothkopf said Mantle s condition was probably caused by “too many pressing social engagements ” “He’s in good spirits and ready to go home As far as medical advice we’ve recommended he rest and slow down.” Kothkopf said Mantle probably will be disc harged from Irving Community Hospital on Wednesday, Kothkop! said Mantle was listed in stable condition in the hospital’s intermediate coronary care unit Boz fails to register for draft OKLAHOMA CITY' 'AP) While it may have apjH-ared that Hi oui Bosworth s decision to forego the National I ootball league iii att w as made long ago !i»«*»iklahoma linebacker s father say s that is not the case When I talked to finn Sunday he was still very much undecided about what to do Foster Bosworth said Monday night from fils Irving Texas home I guess fie just decided there are ethel avenues to approach By not notifying tile NFL in writing by the Mon day deadline Bosworth automatically became in eligible (iii the regular April 28 draft The two tin:* MI American can participate in next sum nu*! s supplemental draft or can return to (iklahoma Bosworth said Monday morning that he was still undecided a I iou t what decision to make Repeated attempts to reach Bosworth at his Norman. Okla residence taler Monday were unsuccessful I fie NFJ. said Monday that it had not heard from the linebacker We don’t have anything and it has to be in writing,” said Joel Bussert. director of player per sonnet for tile NFL Bosworth bMeet 2 and 240 pounds, was expected to tie one of the first five players drafted His reluctance to enter the draft centered mainly on his wish not to play for the Indianapolis t’olts or Buffalo Bills, who have the second and third picks respectively W fide Bosworth can avoid being chosen by the Colts or Bills in the regular draft, there is still a good i fiance a jm*u team will get turn iii the sup plementui draft In tfiat process Tampa Bay will get to toss 28 slips of paper into the hopper Indianajxilis w ill get 27 Buffalo 2<> etc xx it ti tile Sujx*r Bowl» hampion New A (irk Giants getting one slip of paper Names will then fx* pulled from the hopper to determine order of the draft Rangers sale to NY imminent? DALLAS Al* 'Die sale of the Texas Rangers baseball franchise to a group based in New Y ork is imminent and could In* announced tins week the Dallas Times Herald reported today The newspaper attributed unidentified sources Majority owner Eddie Chiles and club president Mike Stone declined to confirm or deny the report “I have nothing to say on that subject.” Chiles said Monday I feel I have to tie honest and truthful with anything I say ” The Associated Press attempted to contact Chiles today, but a secretary said fie was in meetings and unavailable immediately for further comment Stone said. “I know Mr Chiles wants to stay with baseball. Texas Rangers baseball Whether he can. whether he plans to sell the club, and who he is talking about selling the club to. are things only he can answer ” Chiles has indicated any purchase would be con tingent on the team remaining in the Dallas Fort Worth area Baseball officials also have expressed doubt that a franchise move could win the ap^ proval of other major league owners ;

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