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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas Jackson should spread the blame May Briefly By HAL BOCK APSpOffsWriief i the Jesse Jackson paid his monthly visit to Commissioner Peter Ueberroth on checking up oh baseballs progress in the hiring of the checkup didnt take One month after longtime Los Angeles Dodger official Al Campanis suggested on national television that blacks may lack some of the necessities to advance beyond the level of player in their status remains distinctly quo in other of the Except for Campanis forced exit the Dodgers as the price for the his untoward not much has in So Jackson it would be appropriate to Vhave another fireside chat with who has pledged that tninority hiring would be of top Ijpriorlty in his jj The nature of baseball is such that Changes dont occur overnight or It took the sport than a halfcentury to figure a way to get a black man onto the Afield in the first And that ftnonumental change occurred only of the courage of a few men Jlike Branch Rickey and Happy not from any ftndustrywide attack of In that one month is not a Vjyery long In that one is not a very long jk A year would seem a more ap propriate period in which Jackson expect to see a from there are no blacks XHlling the managerial openings that develop in the course of a Baseball and there are no gjmore black frontoffice then Jackson shouldnt just be chatting amiably with He ought to have a fullfledged protest going on utside the commissioners Baseball has taken the brunt of at tention and abuse on the racial issue Sbecause Ueberroth quite that it would be a good idea commemorate the 40th anniver I unit Investigates pUTEP death EL PASO AP New information jlonnected with the death of Universi of TexasEl Paso basketball star t Jeep Jackson has sparked i by a speciaMeam of police the chief of a firstteam All JjWestern Athletic Conference died Saturday during a charity basketball A preliminary autopsy Sunday was There is an investigation El police Chief John Scagno said The probe by the police Special In vestigative or began Monday because of information the department received concerning the Scagno SIG includes officers from in narcotics and other units of the police depart Scagno said he did not know when the investigation would con Jackson had joined Houston Oilers football players for a game Saturday afternoon at the Fort Bliss military reservation on the outskirts of El He had been playing for five minutes in the second sat on the bench and collapsed shotly before 3 Jackson was declared dead at Army Medical Center at I The possibility that narcotics was Involved is one reason that the Investigations detectives gyrere assigned to the said police public informa Ijon But there are other t A preliminary autopsy did not feyeal what caused Jacksons There were no visible signs of damage to the heart that could be Seen with the naked said chief investigator for Jlfte El Paso County ex UTEP officials and oi have saicj the young was in perfect A service was jiejij at the il Events Center 911 the miver campus waste hjye flpwii lafer for burial there j DMrtet AWarney sary of Jackie Robinsons arrival in the major He probably never anticipated the fuel ed by Campanis which focused attention on the absence of blacks in nonplaying That brought Jackson to his Yet the National Football with a black player population that is now well over 50 percent of active has no black head few assistants and fewer front office And no You keep hearing that Pittsburgh Steeler assistant Tony Dungy is highly regarded and will be the first black head Coach in the Yet when Tampa Bay needed a new coach after last it retrieved Ray Perkins from the college And when Atlanta was turned down by three or four it recycl ed Marion who had previously been fired from the same When Kansas City decided it needed a it promoted special teams assistant Frank Dungy continues to have been slow to place minorities in meaningful ad ministrative According to the Chronicle of Higher of 105 NCAA IA only two Arizona with Charles and Eastern with Gene Smith have black athletic direc There are only three black head football coaches at the IA level Francis Peay at Wayne Nunnely at NevadaLas Vegas and Cleve Bryant at Ohio Of the nine major con there are no black commis sioners and only two black assistant or associate This is troubling data and suggests that the problem runs much deeper than just although Ueberroth most likely welcomed chatting again with whose frequent visits are making him a familiar figure around the commissioners the thought occurs that the reverends schedule of meetings should include some other Jackson must think He was scheduled to see Pete Rozelle Qot si the test wzssr Olympic Pool now open daily The Parks and Recreation Depart ment would like to remind everyone that the Olympic Pool is now open daily from noon until 7 The springfed pool will be open daily beginning May Guttery wins Demerit tourney Edna Guttery scored a four to take first place in the A flight of the Landa Ladies Golf Associations Demerit Tournament on April Mary Mabry was second at In the B Jeannette Dilly was first at three and Jan Schrader se cond at Phyllis Yeazel won the C flight at with Justina Kerulis taking second with a Birds were made by Rose Carter Madalin Pillot and Jean Chipins were made by Sylvia Mary Mickey Glover and Better ball tourney won with a score of 117 The team of Lancaster and Harborth shot a 117 to take first place Saturday in the New Braunfels Golf Associations fourman better ball tourna Three teams tied for second at 119 the team of Lawrence and Skelton the team of Sullivan and Kleifoth and the team of Chady Cedillo had the low score in the A flight with a Dilly had the low B flight score of the same low score in the C flight made by Lan Lea had the low D flight score of The low gross score of 70 was shot by both Dale and CMS 8th grade girls third at district meet Canyon Middle Schools eighth grade girls track team placed third Saturday at the district Kirby won the meet and Corbett placed Taking first place for CMS were Shannon Albrecht in the 800 and Janet Aleman in the discus and Melissa Daffin in the long Albrecht Went the entire season Canyons mile relay team of Kim Pam Sheri Rice and Albrecht took Taking fifth place were Alemart In the Lori Sutherland in the 200 and the 400 and 800 relay The 400 team was made up of Koehler and Peyton 800 relay was run by Marcy Kosser and Earning sixthplace finishes were Daffin in the high jump and Kay Bun dick in the Three Parks Run set for June 13 The New Braunfels Running Club will host the Three Parks Run in Landa Park on June This is a fun run and local jog and even trudgers are encouraged to par Anyone interested in information regarding the run may call Ray or Beverly Koehn at 6290299 or Keith Maxwell at Optimist Club sets annual bass tourney The Canyon Lake Optimist Club is sponsoring its second annual Open Team 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