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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 31, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports PagelOA New Texas July A IDS testing Six NFL teams offering exam By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The NFL has decided to let teams deal with AIDS testing and related concerns on an individual Each club is handling it as it sees NFL spokesman Joe Browne Questions regarding AIDS found their way into pro football this week when the Dallas Cowboys announced a voluntary testing program to check their players for the deadly As of five other clubs had followed suit the San Francisco Los Angeles Los Angeles Louis Cardinals and Houston AIDS was a major topic of discus sion at the Cowboys training camp in Thousand Crews from four TV networks were among those attending Coach Tom Landrys weekly news at which he stressed the teams volun tary AIDS examinations are con fidential between player and most NFL clubs have not instituted AIDS while several refuse to elaborate on the For Seattle Seahawks spokesman Gary when asked if his team offers AIDS We dont talk about anything we do during our Cleveland Browns spokesman Kevin Byrne said testing is very con We frankly feel its nobodys A Houston doctor who specializes in AIDS feels that NFL clubs are overreacting and creating a Peter Mansell of the Institute for Immunological Disorders in Houston said testing is totally un necessary and that playing football has absolutely nothing to do with the transmission of the Mansell also said this type of stupidity is going to put us back into the dark ages so iar as to educating people about the in an interview from his said teams have begun testing for AIDS because theyre ig Contracting AIDS by playing football is not as much of a risk as getting kicked in the head and dy Mansell Acquired immune deficiency syn is a disease in which a virus attacks the bodys immune leaving victims susceptible to a wide variety of infections and It is transmitted primarily through sexual and can be transmit ted by transfusion of contamineed blood or blood and by coii laminated hypodermic needles or syringes used by drug I can remember when drinking was our big then it became then then and now we have to fight Houston Oilers Coach Jerry Glanville Detroit General Manager Russ Thomas believes fighting AIDS in the NFL is just part of dealing with the disease on a larger Our whole society is confronted with the pro Thomas The NFL has no known cases of AIDS among its approximately The only former league player to die of the Washington Redskins tight end Jerry passed away last year at the age of The Redskins announced Thursday that the team is taking precautions against including possibly testing players for the As of right we havent tested anyone for Head Coach Joe Gibbs But after going through it with the medical they feel thats something we should then were going to do chase continues The first of two rounds in the Womens City Golf Champion ship begins coinciding with the third round of the Mens the final half of the Mens City Golf Championship resumes this with Jon Eikel holding a twoshot lead at the halfway Eikel shot a 68 on Sunday to over take Ruben Cedlllo and Fernando two former mens cham who both opened the tourna ment with 70s at the Landa Park course on Eikel has a twoday score of followed by Cedillo at 143 and Gutier rez at Also In contention are Russell Vollbrecht at 148 and Brown and Warren who are both eight shots off the pace at The New Braunfels Womens Championship will begin on Satur with teeoff time at for the first The men will with the top foursome scheduled to teeo f f a The final round for both the men and the women will take place on The women will teeoff at and the men beginning at 10 Rose Tuseth will be defending her City Tuseth is a fivetime win ner of the As of 13 women had entered the Today is the last day to The Second and Third as well as the Second and Third Consolation groups in the mens division will resume semifinal match play on In the First Dick Cloud will play Rusty Ellis and Ed Baldwin will face Hicks In the Second Scott Grabow will meet Robert Di Foiuo while Kastien is matched against Doug Ed Skleton plays Rodney Hansen in one Third Flight match while John Owens lakes on Bob Magnuson in the Randy McFarland plays James Resales and Rav Strickland meets City Championship MEN Championship Flight JonKikel 7368Hi Ruben Cedtllo 7073143 Fernando Gutierrez 7077H7 Russell Vollbrccht 7375148 Brown 7277149 Warren Hurst 7574149 CarlHelden 7377150 Leonard Tuch Ray Box 7676152 HalHollman 7776153 7776153 Richard Hansen 7778155 Dennis Kaderli 8079 159 Ronnie School 8376159 DalcRcnkcn 7972161 Chuck Noel 8889 177 Marcus Tonish 8796183 Robert Weeh 1st Flight Dick Cloud Rusty Ellis Ed Baldwin Hicks 2nd Flight Scott Grabow Robert Di Koiuo Doug Miller L Kaslicn 3rd Flight Ed Skelton Rodney Hanson John Owens Hob Magnuson 1st Consolation Brown vs James Resales Tom SVeslbrook vs Hay Strickland nd Consolation Randy McKarland vs J lion Sullivan Pat Golns Steve 1almer 3rd Consolation HohKliefoth Harvev Neuse vs Ellsworth Tom Westbrook in the First Consola tion semifinals In the Second J Don Sullivan faces Handy McKarland while Pat Coins takes on Steve In the final consolation Bob Klicfolh meets Bill Adkins and L Ellsworth goes up against Harvey Nuesc The players who were eliminated last week will compete as a group in stroke play in the Lame Duck Divi sion Whole new dimension added to game of golf by playing in the dark ROCKWALL AP It was the perfect sort of a night for golf pitch Fiftyfour members of The Shores Country Club mounted 27 electric carts with cries of Yeee haaaa dispersed into the darkness in search of another drink somewhere out their starting holes for the In addition to traditional golfing each player was equipped with a flashlight suitable for strapp ing on his head and two special golf balls that glow fluorescent The nine holes designated for the tour nament were marked with glowinthedark and each flagstick It was on a and this The second nightgolf a phenomenon dreamed up by club pro Steve Wheelis and one so popular that there was a waiting list for the 54 playing slots Im hoping we can start doing this every once in the spring and once in the Wheelis Its a lot The players Lets go get em came one I need another beer said more than one Whack A dot of green would shoot off into the resembling a tracer and then would lie visible 2110 yards One player said it was easier to track his bail in the dark than it is m daylight Tingalleries were understandably small In there werent mi included parties of onlookers whose houes back up to the airways Some sat on their listening to the epithets and words of en couranenienl For an there was no better vantage point from which to take in the entire glorious spectacle than the seat beside Jennifer Johnson in the Mercy Wagon lit is a night student at Richtand College who had been working at Die club for four days when she found herself driving around in the dark dispensing liquid Slitwas easily the most popular person on the course Soon before the wind died and the mos quitoes came out in search of golfers and Mercy Wagon They found them Among the golfers was Mark who said he plays golt every day after having won SSutMum m Canadas lottery jackpot in 1979 He tipped Ms Johnson As for night Nyslrom Its great You come out here and make and its a lot of And if you have friends out you just become better friends and a whole bunch of guys tied for first but nobodv really cared Kneppers luck downs Atlanta By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA The 1987 season has not been kind to the Houston Astros Bob but maybe the left handers luck is Knepper was a lastminute starter Thursday night in an 85 victory over He limited the Braves to six hits and two one earned in five to help the Astros salvage the last game of the threegame Houstons offense was powered by Kevin who had three hits and drove in three two coming on his 10th home run of the and Alan who had a key tworun bloop single in the Astros fourrun sixth Until that Atlanta starter Rick had limited Houston to only one But an error by Braves shortstop Andres Thomas and twoout walks to Denny Walling and Glenn Davis led to Mahlers Ashby followed with his single for two Davis came home on a balk and Bass stroked a runscoring single for a 42 lead and enabled 4 to pick up the Knepper was told five minutes before gametime that he was star ting in place of Jim who suffered a stiff left shoulder while warming When you get your fourth win at the end of its not anything to celebrate he a 10year veteran who has a 118130 lifetime was 17 12 a year but was languishing with a earned run four straight losses and seven defeats in his last eight decisions before Thurs day He lowered his ERA to by limiting Atlanta to only one earn ed walking two and not striking out When youre struggling like I the win personally doesnt mean too but it was a big win for the team saidi If I were it would be a big win for bjyyt with the season so bad so I jcajut worry about I jysjt have to get U goiug the second American League By The Association Press East Division New York Detroit Toronto Milwaukee Boston Baltimore Cleveland West Division Minnesota Oakland California Texas Kansas City Seattle Chicago Thursdays Games New York Kansas City 3 Cleveland Baltimore innings Milwaukee Chicago 1 Todays Games Detroit Terrell 8a at New York Guidry n Cleveland iNiekro7lO at Toronto Key n Boston Clemens 1071 at Kansas City Saberhagen ni Chicago Dolson 77 at Milwaukee n Baltimore Schmidt iO2 at Texas Hough n Seattle Bankhead 75 at California Minnesota iBlyleven 98i at Oakland in W 02 58 59 52 47 46 36 W 55 52 52 49 49 49 40 Gl 1 i 1 Gl 3 a 8 11 National League By The Associated Press East Division Louis Montreal New York Philadelphia Chicago Pittsburgh West Division Cincinnati San Francisco Houston Atlanta Los Angeles San Diego Thursdays Games Montreal Chicago I Houston Atlanta 5 San Diego Cincinnati 8 Philadelphia Pittsburgh 0 New York St Louis 3 Todays Games Philadelphia iKciross bUi at Chicago Moyer 971 San Francisco Dravecky 5Hi at Ciniin iati ni New York Mitchell 221 at Montreal i Martinez m Los Angeles iValenzuela 8Hi al i Palmer tn San Diego Wntlson 971 at i Darwin i n Pittsburgh i Fisher 0lii at hi Louis i Forseh i ri Yankees Royals 3 Three weeks removed from being a Class A Juan Bonilla sat in the New York Yankees clubhouse and talked quietly about dreams He wore a black T shirt that read across the front Like in When Ever you want Im he I never lost I thought that one day I would get my making his fourth start at second base since being had a double and two scored one run and drove in another as the Yankees beat Kansas The American League East leactog Yankees opened a twogame over idle The Tigers begin 3 threegame series tonight at Yajokee The swept in the three game have now lost 17 of then last 21 games Tommy allowed three runs in six Reliever Tim Stoddard pitched three scoreless inn ings for his fourth save Henry Cotto also had three hits and Rick Cerone hit his first Yankee Stadium home run in five Trailing 20 after firstinning HB1 doubles by Kevin SeiUer and Frank the Yankees tied the game on runscoring singles by Cotto in the third and Mike Pagliarulo in the exhibiting some dar ing scored the tying run by racing from second base on a shallow hit to left In the threerun which broke open the New York scored its first two rwns on a basesloaded wild pitch and a batched up But Bowlla capped the inning with a two out Kill singlioii starter Bud 4ii has ucrumukiled inure victories tins season than Ins previous two gave up only four hits alter the first the final one bemn Bo leacloff homer m the seventh Brewers White Sox 1 iemi Iaul Molilor and Bill Sfhrueder each drove in runs each as Milwaukee beat visiting Mark Knudson 1 J got his first AL victory He gave up one run on eight hits in ti l innings and Chuck Crim finished with hitless relief lor his first majorleague save Braggs hit a triple double and two run single His single put HitBrewers ahead in the sixth inning against Neil 05 Molitor had a tworun double in the seventh and Schroeder hit a tworun double in the eighth Indians Orioles 4 Cory Snyder ended his u for20 slump with a two run homer in the loth inning that lifted Cleveland over Snyder hit his 22nd home run after Carmen Castillos oneoui single off Mark Brook Jacobys tworun his 21sl gave the Indians a 44 tie in the Sammy got the vic He struck out Mike Young with runners on first and third in the top of the 10th Eddie Kay Knight and Floyd Kayford homered for the visiting Cardinals 3 The New York Mets did what they needed to do They went into swept a threegame series from the Cardinals and tightened the National League East Dwight moved up in the rotation to face the pitch ed effectively Thursday night as the Mets won 53 and extended Louis losing streak to St Louis losing streak is its longest of the season and the team hurt itself throughout the series against New York with poor baserun ninR working on three days won his sixth straight decision against the Expos Cubs 1 Mike Fitzgerald went 3 for 3 and drove in two runs as Montreal got U hits and won in Neal gave up just Keith Moreiands 20th home run in seven innings for his ninth victory in his last u starts Fitzgerald hit HB1 singles in the se cond and the fourth Vance who also had three singled home a run in the fifth against Bob Padres Reds 8 Carmelo Martinez hit a tworun single during a sevenrun outburst in the fifth inning that carried San Diego over Luis Salazar and Benito Santiago had HB1 singles in the Padres big in ning against Guy and Jimmy won despite allowing six runs on 11 hits in five plus It was his first victory in five starts this Jones helped himself with a tworun his first in the Phillies PiratesQ Bruce Ruffin and Steve Bedrosian teamed on a fivehitter and Glenn Wilsons RBI single in the ninth inn ing led Philadelphia over The visiting Phillies were held hitless by rookie Mike Dunne before Von Hayes leadoff single in the Pinchhitter Hon Roenicke drew a leadoff walk from John in the ninth before Mike Schmidt and Wilson singled off Brett Wilson had teen Ofor18 before his gamewinning ggve up five bits in 813 got the final two for bis major Bos hobby to pay him 7 A I I million DALLAS i APi Bo the fulltime baseball player and soontobe parttime football will be the highestpaid nonquarterback in NFL history when he begins his career with the Ivos Angeles Haiders around mid a published report says The Dallas Morning reported today that the former Heisman Trophy now an outfielder with the Kansas has a fiveyear l million contract with the Haiders even though he might be available to the Haiders for only eight games a Only Miamis Dan whose multiyear contract is worth Tampa Bays Vinny who will gel and Buffalos Jim who earns have more lucrative total dollar the newspaper said But they play a full Denvers John Elway is ex pected to sign a new longterm contract for million pei year before the start of the season the newspaper The present value of Jacksons computed in todays is the newspaper That reflects deferred compensation in base salary and Neither Jackson nor the Raiders has been willing to divulge contract The newspaper did not reveal how it obtained the Jacksons contract includes a signing bonus and base salaries that average a It also has an injury protec tion clause that guarantees he will be paid in full should he sustain 9 careerending injury playing for either the Royals or Raiders once he passes hjs first Raiders
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