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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                June Sports New Texas PageS Summer Track program has first meet Saturday The weather has not been very cooperative but a summer track and field pro gram is being sponsored by New Braunfels High School Community Education this Allen Miller will be coor dinating practices at the New Braunfels High School track for interested participants ages 0 18 Practices are each Monday from to plus one additional practice during the Last Mondays prac tice was washed but another one is scheduled for Practice supervised by New Braunfels Track and Field Coach Lew are set for this Saturday and the following June The practice meets are just a run for to get out and have a good said a recent graduate from Southwest Texas State Univer sity as well as New Braunfels The practice meets will help gear the competitors for the Amateur Athletic Union quali fying meet in Judson on June Saturdays practice meet begins at 5 and lasts until We will try to do the whole said Simmonds of the of which events will be in There will be no pole vault and probably no Its a loosely organized Simmonds said there will be no awards given and the par ticipants will compete within their own age Should athletes place well enough at the Judson they would qualify for the State AAU championships in McAllen a couple of weeks Los Angeles can clinch title with a win in Boston tonight BOSTON AP The Boston Celtics must do whats never been clone if they arc to keep their NBA And they must do it against the leagues best No club has overcome a 31 dcficil in the cham pionship The Los Angeles Lakers hold that advantage over the Celtics and would claim the crown by winning tonights fifth game of the best ofscven Theres no question its hard as the Boston guard Dennis Johnson Seeing as how were playing its probably three or four times as The Celtics must beat Los Angeles three straight twice on the Lakers home floor at the Inglewood to become the first repeat champion since Boston in The Lakers never lost three straight games in compiling a 6517 record this season or two in a row at They are 464 including a 90 playoff and romped over the Celtics in llio first two playoff games at the Boston is l 16 in its last 20 road it could be Los Angeles forward James Worthy said about Boston winning three consecutive but I think well have a lot to do with 1 think its Lakers forward Mychal Thompson if we gel above ourselves and think were belter than we are and think we have it all wrapped How can they avoid that trap We just have to think how sweet its going to be to win their second championship in three Thompson Boston knows the having won a league high But things turned sour for the Celtics Tuesday night when they blew an eightpoint lead In the final and lost 107106 on Magic Johnsons hook shot with two seconds If we could have won Game It would liavc been very special because the Lakers have been the best team in the league all year and we would have been tied with Game 5 at Boston for ward Larry Bird From past when weve been up Ive always thought we had it he One thing Boston seems to have on its side tonight is the homccourt Its 1030 at Boston Garden since the 1985 playoffs But during that the Lakers have done bet ter than the Celtics winning four of seven piayou anci rompea over me ueitics in tno Thompson if we gel above ourselves and icr than the Celtics winning four of first two playoff games at the Boston is 4 think were belter than we arc and think we have it Rozelle says NFL will likely odd two teams in 1990 LAKE BUENA AP Corn I think the whole country wanls ing a franchise for their reportedly will meet soon with officials in decision to starl a minority intern pn missioner Pete Rozelle says the Nalional Rozelle adding that the climate for ad Rozelle said the criteria used to evaluate Oakland who are interested in pursuing a for assistant coaches from major colU Pnnlhnll hnain cprnnnincr pifinc riincr Imimc hue einrm MEM fnr unnlrl inplnrto cfnrliiim i t LAKE BUENA AP Com missioner Pete Rozelle says the National Football League will begin screening cities for expansion next year and eventually would like to award Iwo new franchises for Ihe 1990 Rozelle told a group of journalists atten ding The Associated Press Sports Editors Convention Wednesday that the league will appoint an expansion committee in March The target date for selecting cities will be some time in early I think the whole country wanls Rozelle adding that the climate for ad ding teams has improved since the NFL emerged from lengthy and complicated litigation with Ihe defunct United States Football Los Angeles Raiders and Los Angeles Its not a political he listing a number of including Baltimore and as potential Anywhere we were going to insult some seek ing a franchise for their Rozelle said the criteria used to evaluate cities for expansion would include football weather and the availability of a domed plus geography if the NFL decides lo realign its The commissioner also spoke of the need for solid ownership anci said he wishes Chicago Bears star Walter Paylon the best in his effort to become an NFL the NFLs alltime leading reportedly will meet soon with officials in Oakland who are interested in pursuing a franchise lo replace Ihe who moved lo Los Angeles five years Wallers chances are as good as anybody maybe betler because hes a Rozelle Another topic of discussion during a lun cheon speech was the recruitment of blacks for coaching and frontoffice jobs in the We have a long way to go on minority hir Uozelle adding he feels a recent decision to starl a minority intern program for assislant coaches from major colleges is a step in the right Im certain well have a black head coach when an owner thinks thai coach will help him Rozelle Until theres nothing I can do about While we cant make black the commissioner we can provide Ihe opportunity for them lo rise up through the Homers key Astro wins Canypn High graduate Christen is currently ranked 10th among bull riders in the Bullrider Continued from Page i and Its exciting and its a I used to get scared real but I try not to thinK about It he I just try to go in there and do whits Christon started riding bulls as a freshman at Canyon on a He went onto becQme the eighthrated Ml rider in Tesas his introduced Christon to his and the rodeo eojch at HQ wart College in Pig Pus ty Rejmer said Johnston taefc ooe teak it slender Chrism and didnt tJitafc mush of biro a toU but asfed him cgm to jjje junior college skyway and is wss yojtg d the Rodeo hop on the back of a bull any day of the he wont go near a bareback bucking Its too far to said Christon Christon stays busy between N1RA n weekend he rode in ste rodeos at the local Palace and in Rockdaje and Many people not familiar with redgos do realise that there is competition in the which allows Christon and other riders perform in the morning and drive to a rojejs somewhere Ml riders m judged on a KW poiol seate 5fl points for how ac tive the bull is and to how well the rider A good score is usually 75 points snd more By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Darrell Porter hit his third pinch hit homer of the a threerun to cap a eighth as Texas beat Seattle 95 Trailing the Rangers loaded Ihe bases with one out in Ihe eighlh on three consecutive singles off Bill Oddibe McDowell hit a tworun double and Sieve Shields gave up Porlers homer to left Astros Padres 1 In Alan Ashby drove in five runs with a grand slam and an RBI Denny Walling starled the fourth inning with a Glenn Davis was hit by a Storm Davis pitch and Jose Cruz walked to load Ihe Ashby hil a 32 pitch over the cenler field barrier for Ihe third grand slam of his 12year major league Jt was Ashbys fourth home run of the Mike gave up one run on three hits in seven and struck out seven to move past team mate Nolan Ryan into the National League strikeout lead with Twins Royals 3 Two weeks ago they were five games But the Minnesota one of the preseason have climbed back on j The Twins seem to cover their mistakes Bert Blyleven has given up a homer in 20 straight and his 24 homers is well ahead of last years pace when he allowed a record He gave up another Wednesday night to Po Jackson in the sixth inn which gave Kansas City a 30 But Steve Balboni committed a threerun error in the eighth and American League National League W 36 35 30 29 27 20 W 32 30 29 27 24 22 9y Associated Press East Division W L GB Toronto New York Milwaukee Detroit Boston Baltimore 27 IU 10 Cleveland 20 17 West Division W L GB Minnesota Kansas Cily 30 2fi 1 Oakland 30 27 Seattle California Texas Chicago Wednesdays Games Oakland Chicago 2 New York 1 Boston 10 innings Minnesota Kansas 10 innings California Cleveland 7 Seattle5 Todays Games Milwaukee Wegman 45 at Detroit Robinson 421 Toronto Johnson 25 at Baltimore illabyan n Minnesota Viola 45 at Chicago Dot n Fridays Games Milwaukee at New in Boston at n Minnesota at n Toronto at n California at Kansas tn Oakland at n Cleveland at n ByiThc Associated East New West Los San GB t 10 GB 1 5 5 19 Wednesdays Games San Francisco Cincinnati 4 New York Chicago 2 Atlanta Los Angeles 1 Montreal Pittsburgh innings Philadelphia i Houston San Diego 1 Todays Games Atlanta McWilliams ol at Cincinnati n Houston Deshaies 42 at Los Angeles n San Diego Show 27 at San Francisco ni Fridays Games Atlanta at n Philadelphia at n New York at n Chicago at n Houston at Los n San Diego at San n Gene Larkin hil a RBI single in the enabling Minnesota to win its fifth straight game 48 and take the American League West lead by one game over the Giants Reds 4 In Candy Maldonado hit three doubles and the Giants all their runs in the last five including six runs in the last San Francisco climbed within a game oC firstplace Cincinnati in the NL West and won two of the three games in the Blus Jays Yankees George Bell hit his 21st home best in the and Jimmy Key aijd Tom Henke combined on a sevenhitter 35 Toronto closed within one win of a clubrecord nine straight Athletics White Sox 2 Dennis Eckersley pitched a two hitter over five innings and Stan Mike Gallego and Luis Polonia had RBI hits in a threerun second to give Oakland its 10th vic tory in its lasl 14 Cubs 2 The Mels snapped out of a Ihree game funk as Dwight Gooden won his second straight starl since returning from drug rehabilitation Gooden went eight giving up eight hits and two striking out 10 and walking Brewers Tigers 5 Surhoff hil a threerun homer in the 10th snapping Detroits fourgame winning Phillies At Vince Coleman had two hits and three stolen bases for Dodgers 1 The Braves built a 51 lead after two innings and then han ding Rick Honeycutt his fourth Red Sox Orioles 4 Rookie Ellis Burks and Marty Bar rett both hil grand slams and Jim Rice had three RBI as part of an 18 hit attack for who won ils fourth in a row and gave Baltimore its seventh straight Angels Indians Devon Whites seventhinning two run homer snapped a 7r7 tie Greg Minton pitched four shutout inning to win his first AL Pirates 3 In Tim Raines had three including a home run and two run and scored the winning run on Herm Winnjnghams 11 th inning iiowart rat lite Mid said Mstyggmt MwUl when be scored a whopping g I tournament delayed again AUSTIN AP The University Jnterscholastie League baseball tournament has been postponed to Tuesday and Wednesday because of ram over the several The tournament already had been postpomd one djy from its scheduled start but officials the Mds would not fee dry by Friday as raw Tbe mi game times Tuesday wojjld the same originally scheduled tor games am set few Rhode island conference fl Wse of drugs in Prifisell said his comment had been njiisinterpreted to mean he POAdiPJyps Anyone who tows me knows I abhor he said to a prf pared and j dont want who resignjed as ta the aftermath pf the death of Marylsyad AJiAmericija Bias last said the statemenjt was from a twohow When it misrepresented 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