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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 2, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas July wain 1 seed to face either Graf or Shriver Saturday England AP Martina Navratilova mixed baseline steadiness with her usually strong serveandvolley game to beat Chris Evert 64 to win a spot in the womens final at Navratilova has won every Wimbledon final she has If she maintains that practice in Saturdays title the American naturalized lefthander will have a record sixth consecutive cham pionship and recordequalling eighth as well as her first tour nament victory of a relatively disappointing Navratilbvas opponent in her 23rd Grand Slam tournament final and sixth in avrow will be the winner of Thursdays second semifinal bet ween secondseeded Steffi Graf of West Germany and fifthseeded Pam Shriver of the United In the mens semifinals secondseeded Ivan Lendl will play fourthseeded Stefan Edberg of while the surprise of the 34yearold Jimmy Connors of the United will take his 7 seeding against llth seeded Pat Cash of Navratilovas victory was her 39th in the 73match rivalry that stretches back to 1973 in a firstround match in The last time they met was on the clay courts of and Navratilova won that semifinal as to end Everts twoyear reign as French Open Lendl is closing in on the two things Martina Navratilova in tennis he craves so much respect and a Wimbledon the hungry and the American street both advanced to the semifinals of the worlds most prestigious grasscourt tournament serving and volleying like a seasoned over powered Henri Leconte of 7 But most of the spotlight was on without a tournament title for almost three Who withstood 25 aces from Slobodan ZivojinbVic of Yugoslavia before prevailing 63 to reach the semifinals for the llth Only 24 hours Connors had rallied from the brink of elimination to beat Mikael Pernfors of Sweden in five The reply from the guys in the room has been respect and Connors The womens semifinals were scheduled for Centre Court today at the All England In the first 3 seed Chris Evert and defending champion Martina the top are meeting for the 73rd The old rivals will be followed by the hottest player on the West Germanys 18yearold Steffi Graf who is taking a 44match unbeaten run into her meeting with Pam the outsider of the last To reach the Navratilova crushed Australias Diane Balestrat while Evert downed Claudia KohdeKilsch of West Graf beat the other leading teen ager of the womens Gabriela Sabatini of for the eighth consecutive As on six of the previous seven Sabatini won a set but again wound up tliis time in the semifinals for the first time since saved a match point against Helena Sukova before winning In his semifinal on Connors will play Australias Pat aiming for his first Grand Slam He beat Mats last months beaten French Open and has dropped only one set in the Lendl takes on Swedens Stefan the 4 who was a 4 winner over compatriot Anders Two years Lendl lost here to Leconte in the fourth round and had lo play his best to gain revenge against the The ninthseeded Leconte matched the worlds 1 player on serve and at the But he had little luck with his passing repeatedly missing the lines by a few and when it came to the key Lendl was the Today I played a player who is even on Leconle Connors said he felt no aftereffects from his match against Pernfors when he took on the bigserving Connors badly needed to win the opening set to avoid being caught up in another He won the tiebreaker 75 and got stronger and his famed returns neutralizing the big Zivojinovic said he hoped Wimbledon champion in 1974 and wins Sonic Drive In prevails in championship contest Sonic Drive tn captured the Majors City Championship Little League baseball title Wednesday night With a 43 victory over Comal Saddlery at the American League the American League took an early 0 lead before Comal Saddlery tied the game in the A run in the bottom of the sixth inning gave the title to The IntermediateMinors City Championship will be played at 7 Monday at the National League Gattis will represent the American League and Er nestos Designs will represent the National On Tuesday the Pee Wee City Champinship will be The game Will take place at 7 at the American League Representing the National League will be Duckys Tshirt while Dominos will represent the host The IntermediateMinor League AllStars will play at 7 July 9 at the National League Field While the Pee Wee AllStars will battle at the American League Field at 7 July The Major League AllStars for both the American and National leagues will play in an eightteam tournament in Seguin beginning July The winner of that tour nament will play for the district title July 20 in Oilers honor Earl Campbell by retiring his 34 jersey HOUSTON AP The Houston Oilers announced Wednesday they are retiring the 34 jersey worn by former running back Earl the teams alltime leading rusher and threetime AllPro the 1977 Heisrnan Trophy winner at the University of led the Oilers in rushing in each of his first six seasons with the Oilers before he was traded to the New Orleans Saints Campbells jersey will be officially retired in ceremonies 13 in the Astrodome when the Oilers meet the Kansas City Chiefs in a preseason Its a tremendous honor but it wouldnt have been possible without all the guys I played with in said now special assistant to the the vice president at I was fortunate to get the op portunity to play with a great group of guys who did every thing they could to help me and our football Texas clawing back to Reds complete Astro sweep By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ARLINGTON Since opening the season by losing 10 of their first the Texas Rangers have been fighting an uphill battle for more than two Now the going really gets By beating the Seattle Mariners 73 Wednesday the Rangers climbed to within 3 games of for the first time since the fourth game of the and to within 5 12 games of firstplace Minnesota in the American League Tonight they open a 4game series against the Yankees in New York and follow that with three in Were going East with our guns Rangers manager Bobby Valentine said after his club had won for the sixth time in its last seven If we want to be a good weve got to beat the good The Rangers geared up for the eastern trek by getting 10 in cluding home runs by Pete OBrien and Oddibe and turning in several spectacular defensive McDowells diving catch saved starter Charlie Hough a couple of runs in the first and Pete Incaviglias running catch with the bases loaded in the seventh also kept the Mariners at McDowell made a heck of a catch to get them out of a said Seattle manager Dick And the wind kept the ball up there for IncavigUa to catch up with With the Rangers trailing 21 in the OBrien hit his 18th homer of the season after Seattle starter Mike walked Ruben Sierra leading The Rangers then added two in the fifth and two more in the sixth to make Houghs 9th victory he has lost 3 a little Six different Rangers drove in Reds Astros 4 Ron Oesters tworun single capped a fourrun sixth inning that carried the Cincinnati to a comefrombehind victory over The game was prolonged by rain delays of 28 mihutes in the fifth inning and two 21 minutes in the The victory gave the Reds a sweep of their twogame series and a game lead over the Astros in the NL Houston has lost three straight and is 39 against Cincinnati this season tocludjjjg 15 at Riverfront Angels Indians If theres life alter he National Jejrry Rewss certainly has Re altewed three of them seven hits in walking n0jje and striking PeWaytte Buiee pitched fow iflnings for his seventh W 49 45 41 38 38 31 26 W 43 40 40 39 39 36 28 American League By The Associated Press East Division New York Toronto Detroit Milwaukee Boston Baltimore Cleveland West Division Minnesota Kansas City Oakland Seattle California Texas Chicago Wednesdays Games New York Toronto innings Milwaukee Detroit 2 Chicago Oakland innings Boston Baltimore 2 California Cleveland 5 Kansas City Minnesota 3 Texas Seattle 3 Thursdays Games Texas Witt 33 at New York iTtwksbury 1 2i nl Chicago Bannister 37 at Cleveland Scfirorn 2 nl Minnesota Niekro 54I at Kansas City Saberhagen nl Milwaukee Nieves 5 at California Wilt 9 5i In Boston Nipper 76 at Oakland lAnduiai 2 11 im Detroit Robinson 4 4 ai Seattle iGiieiiRiniiin 5 National League Bv The Associated Press 613 539 526 526 480 442 558 494 481 468 354 GB 5 10 13 GB 5 6 7 16 East Division W L St Louis 46 29 NvwYoik 41 35 Muhtreal 40 36 Chicago 41 37 Philadelphia 36 39 Pittsburgh 34 43 West Division W L Cincinnati 43 34 Houston 40 36 San Francisco 38 39 Allanta 37 40 Los Angeles 36 41 San Dingo 28 51 Wednesdays Games Atlanta San Francisco 3 Chicago Montreal 0 Cincinniiri 6 Houston 4 New 9 Si Louis 6 1 Pittsburgh 4 Sdn Dieyo Los Anyiies 0 Thursday s Games New York iLudcli 60 at Cincinnati iRtihmson 3 In Houston iKneuper 3 8 at Philadelphia Caiman 46i mi Only games scheduled Fridays Games San 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drove in three runs each and Milwaukee scored eight times in the thir4 Brock ha4 ol the Brewers 18 including a tworun single that sparked the thirdinning rally that also included tworun triples by Surhoff and Red Sox Orioles 2 Roger Clemens pitched a sixhitter and rookie Todd Benzinger hit his first major league home run as Boston finished a sweep of the three game White Sox Athletics 3 Greg Walkers tworun homer in the 10th inning lifted Chicago over Oakland for a sweep of their three game Royals Twins 3 Jim Eisenreich doubled to score Buddy Biancalana from first base with one out in the ninth and boost Kansas City over Biancalana was pinch running for Steve who had reached on third baseman Gary Gaettis throwing Yankees Blue Jays 1 Wayne fpllesons RBI single triggered a rally in the 12th inning as New York beat Toronto to complete a threegame The victory gave the Yankees a three game lead over the Blue Jays in the CteudeU Washington opened the 12th with a single off Toronto reliever 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