New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 11, 1987, Page 8

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June 11, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Thursday June 11 198/Sports Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels I eras Pages Summer frock program has first meet Saturday The weather has no* been very cooperative lately tnit a summer track and field pro gram is being sponsored bv New Braunfels High S< bool Community Education this month Allen Miller will he door clinal ing practices at the \ew Braunfels High School track for interested participants ages ii IH Practices are each Monday from ti to pm too iOprn plus one additional practice during the week I ast Monday s pear lice was washed out. tint another one is scheduled for tonight Practice meets supervised by New Braunfels Crack and Field Coach Lew Si rn mends, are set for this Saturday and the following Saturday. June 20 “The practice meets are inst a run for fun. to get out and have a good time." said Miller, a recent graduate from Southwest Texas State I Diver sifv as well as Now Braunfels High lite practice meets will help gear the competitors for the \mateur Athletic t mon qua Ii tying meet in Judson on June v Saturday s practice meet begins at . p rii and lasts until dark We will try lo do the whole thing " said Simmonds of the meet ol which events will tie in eluded    I‘here will he no pole vault and probably no discus lf s a loosely organized meet Simmonds said there will be no awards given and the par ticipants will compete within their own age group Should at Met* s place well enough at tho Judson meet they would qualify for tto• state AAI championships in McAllen a couple of weeks later Los Angeles can clinch title with a win in Boston tonight BOSTON AP I la* Boston (’cities must do what s never been done ii they are to keep then NBA title And they must do it against the league's t*st team No club lias overcome a J I deficit in the cham piotiship series The Los Angeles Lakers hold that advantage over- the Celtics and would claim the crown by winning tonight s tilth game Of Hie hest ut seven series There s no question ifs hard as the devil Boston guard Dennis Johnson said Seeing is how we’re play mg L A it s probably tin **.* or lout times as hard The Celtics must heat Los Angelos three straight times, twice on the I aker* home Hoot ii the Inglewood Forum, to become the fit • n*|»eat champion since Boston iii I96H 69 The Lakers never lost three straight games in compiling a hi* r* record this season or two in < row af home I hey are 16 t there including a‘in playoff mark, and romped over the (lefties m in** first two playoff games at tin* Forum Boston is I AV pi iii Us last 201 ".»d games Sure it could I**' done Los Angeles forward James Worthy said about Boston winning three i un c* atm* games hut I think we ll have a lot to do with that I think ifs possible Lakers forward Mychal Thompson saki it we get above ourselves amt I lunk we re Petter than we ip* and think we have it itll wrapped up How can they avoid that trap? We    just have to think    how    sweet ifs going to he    to    win their second    championship in three years. Thompson said Boston knows the feeling, having won a league high 16 tit Ins But things turned sour for the Celtics Tuesday night when they    blew    an eight point lead in    the    final :P20 and    lost    107-106 on Magic Johnson’s hook shot with two seconds left It we could have won Game f it would have been very special because the Lakers have been the hest team in the league all year and we would have hewn tied with Game * at home " Boston for ward Larry Bird snid From past experience w hen we’ve been up J-1 I vc always thought we had it won he added One thing Boston seems to have on its side tonight is the homeeourt advantage Ifs 103-6 at Boston Garden since the pgr* playoffs began But during that pan the Lakers have done bet tee than the Celtics there winning four of seven meetingsRozelle says NFL will likely add two teams in 1990 I XKK Bt ENA \ ISM \ Fla XP < urn missioner fete Kozelle says the National Football League will begin screening cities fin expansion next year and eventualh would hki* to awald two new frau1 bises Mi the 1990 season Kozelle told a group of journalists a Urn ding I tie \ssociated Press Sports Editors C onvention Wednesday that the league Ail! appoint an expansion committee iii Man Ii twin The target date for selecting cities a hi tie some time iii cai Iv 1989 I think the whole country wants it. Ro/eik* said adding that the climate for ad ding teams has improved -ame the NKL • 'merged from lengthy and complicated litigation w ith the defunct I Jilted States Football League the Los Angeles Raiders aud I os Angeles Coliseum It s not a political move he said listing i number of cities including Phoenix, Jacksonville. Baltimore and Oakland, as potential < undulates “Anywhere we go we I** going to insult some politicians " seek lug a ft anchise tor their area Rozelle said the criteria used ic* ca ii nato cities foi expansion would inc lode st,alum population football interest weather and tin availability 01    * domed stadium pin- geography it the NH I decides to realign is divisions The commissioner ilso spoke rn ti,** need tor solid ownership and said he mJu*. (’hic a go Bears star XX, i Iter Pa yd on the hest in ti is effort to become an . FL ov> mu Payton th** NFL - .iii time lead ng rustier I-moit* iv .iii meet soon with officials in ( ak!.md who ai** interested in pursuing a ti, lose lo < **|ii,M e the Haiders who moved lo i os Angeles live years ago A dter s chances are as good as anybody else mavin* bettei because lie s a player Kozelle said Another topic it discussion during a tun chemi perch was the recruitment at blacks for coaching anil front office jobs in the NFL iv • tun (* a long way to go on minorit y lur nu* Kozelle -aid aiding In* feels ;» recent decision to start a minority intern program tor assistant coaches from major colleges is a step iii the right direction fin certain we'll have a black head coach when an owner thinks that coach will help hun win " Kozelle suul I ntil that there’s nothing I can do altout it While we can’t make black coaches the commissioner added, “we can provide tIm* opportunity for them to rise up through the organizations ' Homers key Ranger, Astro wins •j BH wSBtoyo'?- Canyon High graduate R D. Christon is currently ranked 10th among bull riders in the NIRA. Bullrider_ Continued from Page t and says. "Ifs exciting and ifs a challenge • I used to get scared real had. hut I try not to think about it anymore," he says "I just try to go in there and do what s natural ” Christon started ruling Nulls as a freshman at Canyon on a dare IU* went on to become the eighth rated high school hull rider in Texas his senior year Reinter introduced Christon to his friend, and the rodeo coach at Howard College in B'g spring, Pus ty Johnston Reinter said Johnston took one look at the slender < hriston and didn't think much of him as a bull rider, hut asked him to come to the junior college anyway and is glad he did Christon was voted the Hawkeye outstanding Rodeo Cowboy last spring upon graduating from Howard •lie s different He’s not like many hull riders,’ said Kenner J think he’s a little crazy, considering every time you get on (a hull) you can get killed Christon. wtio hopes to i ide hulls until tie is about JO. is majoring in Agriculture Production and Marketing which tie hopes will help him after his rodeo career is over It would appear that Christon is almost fearless But although tie ll Imp on tin* back of a bull any day of tile week tie won t go near a bareback bucking bronco ifs too far to fall," said Christen < hriston stays busy between NIKA rodeos In fact, last weekend tie rode in six rodeos at the local Bluebonnet Palace and in Yoakum, Hondo. Gatesville. Kockdale and Waco Many pimple not familiar with rodeos do not realize that there is competition in the morning, which allows Christon and other riders to perform iii Hie morning and then drive to a rod«*o somewhere else Bull riders are judged on a loo point Seale 50 points for how active ttie hull is and 50 to how well the rider performs A good score is usually 75 points and anything more is excellent Christon said his biggest thrill iii hull riding came in Carlsbad, New Mexico when he scored a whopping 90 points "Rodeo is like any oilier proles sional -port iii that a small pereen tage of people actually make it ” said Kenner “I think you may see K I) doing commercials and selling to a whole different type of cowboy That would t,e i iglu in line tor this hull f idel who us a breed apart By rm ASSOC IA TE D PWf SS Darrell Porter hit his third pm* It hit homer of the season a three tun shot to cap a five run eighth as Texas beat Seattle 9 > Wednesday night Trailing > 2. the Hangers loaded the bases with one out in the eighth on three consecutive singles off Rill Wilkinson. 02 Oddibe McDowell hit a two run double and Steve Shields gave up Porter s homer to left field Astros IO, Padres I In Houston, Alan Ashby drove in five runs with a grand Main and an HBI single Denny Walling started the fourth inning with a single Glenn Davis was hit by a storm Davis pitch and Jose Cruz walked to load the bases Ashby Int a 9 2 pitch over the center field barrier for the third grand slam of his 12 year major league career It was Ashby s fourth home run of the season Mike Scott, 7 5 gave up one run on three hits in seven innings, and struck out seven to move past team mate Nolan Ryan into the National league strikeout lead with 102 Twins 4, Royals 3 Two weeks agt) they were five games out But the .Minnesota Twins, one of the preseason favorites, have climbed beckon top The Twins seem to cover their mistakes well Bert Blyleven has given up a homer in 20 straight games, and his 24 homers is well ahead of last year’s pace when tie allowed a record 50 He gave up another Wednesday night to Bo Jackson in the sixth inn ing, which gave Kansas City a 3-0 lead But Steve Balt>oni committed a three-run error in the eighth and American League National League B< The As* arilled P* ess B, Thi* A*.soc lated Pi ess Fat Oivinic*** VV I Pct GB East O* vision w I Pci GB Toronto ti ’n I, I I SI I nills 21 §25 New \ <>i k . I •I .*i , 2 » IllCIIUn 25 aal I M * ink* * IO 'I *•* Montreal NI 27 528 *‘ Detroit *9 .■I 727 *, \i*w ’* ork 29 28 .art ti1. Boston •I! ti 17* * Phtl.nlelphio 27 28 491 7' • Baltimore 27 u na in Phi -Burgh 25 II 44ft Ill (Uu eland 'll IK Ha I. West Division W L Pct GB Division VV L Pct GR i tiieiimuti 42 25 Ui9 At UHM*Nota >'2 -»ft ,7ft! san I rune ism .12 2ft 552 I Kau*as < its ll) ’ti * lr, I Houston 29 28 509 * >aki and Kl *27 * 2ft I Atlanta 2H Ut 484 5 Maili*1 .*11 ai mi* a Los XngeU* - 28 ai IHI 5 ('altlornia Texas I at ll I a, ft* San I Bego 15 pi 25n 19 < hi* ago IIH ton H Wednesday S Games Wednesday sG«imt*s sail I* I 11)1 I SCO o < luminali I I Mki.mo * i UH ..go J Toronto I New York I Boston I * Boll limo <• I Milwaukee8 Detroit * lo inning Minnesota 4 kansas Cig I in innings • ,anomia to ( lev el,ii*d . Texas•» Seattle * I odd , s Games Milwaukee Weginaii I , at Detroit Kohtnson 4 2 Toronto Johnson 2 * ai Baltimore Ii.(byan I I ti Minnesota \ iota I > at Chicago Dot -«*n » I n Friday s Games Milwaukee at New Volk ll Bosom at I let roil n 1 Minnesota al Chicago n Toronto at Baltimore ii ( altlornia at Kansas (tty n Oakland ai Texas. nil ( lev eland al Seal tie n Gene Larkin hi! a tine out KHI single iii the I nth. enabling Minnesota to win its fifth straight game I 3 and take the American League West lead by one game av er the Kovals Giants 9, Reds 4 In Cincinnati Candy Maldonado hit three doubles and the Giants scored all their runs in the last five innings including six runs in th** last two San Francisco Climbed within a game of first place Cincinnati in the New A ofk J 3 < Imago 2 \i I wit a 7 I <e Angeles t Mont t eat I i'llGhuigh I 11 innings si I oms Philadelphia I Hoi ii oil IO S to Diego I Today's Gam.", VU.olla McW inlaws o i at Cincinnati Power 5 2 ii Houston I X*s|iaies I 1 at Los Angeles X I leu/ne! a > I ii s,,n Diego show * , ii san Francisco Downs 1-2 i ii Friday v Gamey Atlanta at Cincinnati ti Philadelphia at Montreal ii New X ork al Pittsburgh ii Chicago at Si louis, in Houston al Po- Xngeles ii San Diego at San Francisco, ii I NL West and won two o! the three games in the series Blue Jays 4, Yankees I George Bell hit his 21st home run. I lest in the majors, and Jimmy Key and Tom Henke combined on a seven hitter as Toronto closed within one w iii of a club-record nine straight victories Athletics 5, White Sox 2 Dennis Pokers lev pitched a two- hiiter over five innings and Stan Javier. Mike Galtego and Luis Polonia had HBI hits iii a three run second to give Oakland its loth vie tory m its last 14 games Mets 13, Cubs 2 The Mets snapped out of a three game funk as I )wigh! (louden won his second straight start since returning from drug rehabilitation Gooden went eight innings giving up eight hits and two runs striking out IO and walking none Brewers 8, Tigers 5 It J Surho!I hit a three run homer iii flu* loth inning, snapping Detroit s four game w inning streak Cardinals 3, Phillies I At Philadelphia, Vince Coleman had two hits and three stolen bases torsi Louis Braves 7, Dodgers I The Braves built a a l lead atter I wo innings and then coasted handing Rick Honeycutt his fourth straight loss Red Sox 15, Orioles 4 Rookie Ellis Burks and .Marty Bar rett both hit grand slams and Jim Rice had three UBI as part ut an lit hit attack tor Boston, who won its fourth in a row and gave Baltimore its seventh straight loss Angels IO, Indians 7 Devon Whites seventh-inning two-run homer snapped a 7 7 tie and (Keg Minton pitched lour shutout inning to win Ins first AL game Expos 4, Pirates 3 In Montreal, Tim Kames had three tuts, including a home run and a two run double, and scored tile winning run on Herm Wmningham s I itll inning single SportsWorld — "*■*      .1 im——— mill. ifci & UIL tournament delayed again Al ST IN ‘AP*    The University Interscholastic League baseball tournament has been postponed to next Tuesday and Wednesday because ot rain over the past several days The tournament already had been postponed one day from its scheduled start Thursday, but UIL officials said the fields would not be dry by Friday as rain continued The UIL said semifinal game times Tuesday would he the same as 01 igmally scheduled for Thursday Championship games are set for Wednesday Lefty says he's misunderstood I JAKE Bl ENA VISTA Fla (AP) Lefty Dnesell says he (eels misunderstood but he has no misgivings about calling cocaine "performance enhancing’ during a seminar on drugs in spoi ls “Why should I regret it? I didn’t say anything wrong ” the former Maryland basketba I coacn said Wednesday Seeking to clarify a statement he made during a Khode Island conference WI the use of drugs in athletics, Dnesell said his comment had been misinterpreted to mean he condones cocaine. Anyone who knows me knows I abhor drugs," he said in a prepared statement, "and I don’t want anyone thinking otherwise ” Dnesell, who resigned as coach in the aftermath of the cocaine death ol Maryland All American Leu Bias last year said the statement was ex traded from a two hour discussion When used alone it misrepresented his purpose for attending the conference, he said Golf great Hogan in hospital FOHT WORTH AP) Former gelling great Ben Hogan. 74, is hospitalized but doing well after recent surgery to have his appendix removed, Hogan’s personal secretary al the Ben Hogan Company said W ednesday "He had an appendectomy, but he s tine He’s recovering and doing well,” said Box ie Williams, Hogan s secretary Sh# confirmed reports that Hogan had developed pneumonia while in Harris Hospital, but said, "It’s was only a slight case of pneumonia, that sail He’s doing well “ Owners receptive to Jackson PHILADELPHIA iAP> Job opportunities iii major league front offices for minorities and women emerged from a "very productive” meeting between team owners and the Rev. Jesse Jackson “it was a small step for me and a giant step for baseball that a little oxygen got into that room today," Jackson said Wednesday after meeting with owners from the National and American Leagues “Every team in major league baseball will have a strong and positive affirmative action program in place within the next 30 days,” baseball Coin missioner Peter Ueberroth said at a news conference w ith Jackson. Last mouth, Jackson gave baseball until June 29 to devise an affirmative action plan to get minorities into front-office positions or potentially face boycotts or other economic measures by civil rights activists ;

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