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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 5, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 10 Sports New Texas December 1991 Riders caravan makes stop in New Braunfels Peterson hopes to land training camps in area ByJOEBELK Sports Editor The San Antonio Riders caravan made several stops in New Braunfels on with General Mana ger John Peterson saying that he believes the city could become a big pan of the World League of American Peterson and the Riders organiza tion proposed a plan to have four teams train in South with camp sites set up along the Interstate 35 cor After showing potential sites to league officials last Peterson believes the plan will soon be approved hopefully in the next two Im very he after a Wednesday luncheon with the New Braunfels Rotary Club at the Seniors league offi cials visited said it would be pretty hard to not have training camp We feel its very New Braunfels and Canyon High Schools are among the sites being The Riders train at Anthonys High School in San Anto with the three other teams being placed at any number of other sites in the Also under consideration are East Central and Texas Military Institute in San Texas Lutheran College in and Southwest Texas State University and San Marcos High School in San The Riders initially planned to locale a team in but had a suf ficient number of quality sites before exploring Peterson that tightens things up a he adding that the Riders will play a scrimmage at Austins Burger Peterson said the teams interested Tourneys open play Four start today two begin Friday Four of the local high school basketball teams open tournaments with two more starting tourna ment action on The New Braunfels girls begin the Leander Tournament at against the Leander The winner meets the winner at on while the losers of those firstround games meet at The Smithson Valley Rangers start the Antonian Tournament in San Antonio today at against The Rangers are off to a 31 defeating Somerset on a perennial 2A playoff is coached by former New Braunfels High School star Tim The winner advances to play at 430 on The loser plays at 3 on The Smithson Valley Rangerettes open the Bandera Tournament against Pearsall today at The win ner advances to play at 5 on Fri The loser plays at The Canyon Cougars play Carrizo Springs in the firstround game of the Uvalde tournament today at 7 The Cougars will not play again until with the team guaranteed games against both Uvalde and Devine in the fourteam The winners of the firstround games will advance to the championship regardless of the secondgame New Braunfels boys team received a firstround bye in the Gonzales tour and will open on Friday at 2 against the Hays Wharton Those teams meet at 5 Alter the Unicorns first they will either play in Saturdays 7 championship or the third place The Canyon Cougarettes open the San Antonio ISP tournament on Fri day ai 10 K a in training in Texas are Frankfurt and the expansion Colum bus wed want to have Frank furt come to New Braunfels because of the German he But the league will determine Its basically out of our He said the league officials were impressed with both New Braunfels and Theyre really interested in New Braunfels High They liked the facilities very Peterson The food and lodging situation is up in the Peterson said the as the host would be able to make recom mendations on which sites would be The belongs to the WLAF He said South west Texas was likely to get a and that the Texas Lutheran site was also very appealing to the visiting league The approval of the visiting group was the major obstacle for the Riders as Peterson said the league ini tially wanted to place all 10 teams in Florida for training We had to send statistics of weather and along with cost he adding that the Riders did the preliminary cost nego tiations which will be completed when the teams are assigned to actual But if the plan is approved as expected this it could be the beginning of a longstanding relation ship between the area and the Whats exciting about this is if we do a good first this could become an annual thing for South he That will increase the visibility of the area on a national and global New Braunfels Middle School student Jason aims for the hole in this standup football player on Wednesday at the San Antonio Riders Blue Santa exhibit at From left are Riders defensive back and former Arkansas player Anthony Riders general manager John Peterson and WalMart assistant manager Mike Photo by Bill Ervin It could really be a The exciting thing about it is that it brings pro football to a football oriented at a time when football is basically in a dormant If the plan is teams will report to San Antonio between 1315 for medical All of the training camps should begin by with the Riders season beginning on March There will be two scrimmages involving other teams at Bobcat Sta while the Riders will host scrimmages at San Antonios North East Stadium and Austins Burger The after playing at Alamo Stadium last season for their inaugural move to San Marcos Bobcat Stadium for their sec ond The people at Southwest Texas have been so cordial to Peterson Theyve really gone out of their When in New Braunfels on the Riders caravan stopped at Canyon Middle School in the i ing and New Braunfels Middled School in the afternoon around thev Rotary The team tatives also spent the late afternoon at benefitting the Blue Santa toy 7 See Page si NB Golf Association plays fourman event The New Braunfels Golf Associa tion played a fourman totalnet score tournament with the winning team scoring a Cliff Jim Bob Magnuson and Ben Shefman won the two strokes ahead of the runnerup The top teams 281 score was seven under Frank Charlie Andy Villastrigo and Regan Hicks teamed up for a secondplace finish with a 283 score five under In third place was the team of Mack George Ed Baldwin and Larry Hartzell with a twounder Mack Hicks won the individual competition in the A flight with a Rice was the B flight winner with a 69 Villastrigo won the C flight com petition with a while Don Stevens and Jim Quails tied for the D flight lead at Alan Dale was the lowgross win ner with a Closest to the pins were Dan Hill and Chuck LLGA plays lowputt event The Landa Ladies Golf played a lowputts tournament on Edna Baldwinson won the firs flight with a followed by Mary Falconers 30 score for second place and Jeanette Dilly s 31 for Edie Gregory was the winner with a 31 with Pearle Chase and Arlene Jarchow tying second at The third flight saw a threeway for with Marge Mary Boyer and Peggy Hopkins all scoring Gregory and Sally Matr ney all hit for birdies during the tour1 while Gregory and Matney hit Upcoming tournaments A Sunday Scramble is planned auy Landa Park for this starting at There will also be a Guys and Dolls tournament on 12 Rutherfords to attend benefit race at HCRP they win tor firstfound or at M should they Both of Canyons Brian Caddell rises above the crowd for a shortrange shot during an earlier game this sea Canyons on Friday will be at while teammate Anthony Bueno watches the Caddell has scored 20 points or more in every the Alamo Sudiuro game this Photo by Bill Ervin Johnny Rutherford III and his Johnny are scheduled to attend Sundays Hill Country Raceway Charity Race at the Hill Country Kart Club The races will benefit the Toys for Tots AH of the participants are asked to bring a toy or a dona tion to the with donations also collected from the pit crews and The presentation will be at 4 during the intermission between the second and third heat The races begin at 2 at the Hill Country Raceway Park on Loop one mile west of Interstate Admis sion is but donations are sug gested for this special charity At the Hill Country Enduro Race on the team of Malcom Suateroann and Joey Burda set a blis tering pace with a Jap average for the onehour The duo completed 132 laps or close to 35 Placing second with 128 laps the team of George Harrivel and Jim Harrison finished third with 126 Robert Andrews and David combined to complete 120 laps fourth while Randy Heiselman end Michael Heffel drove 111 laps in the allotted hour for fifth Andy Perez placed first in restricted junior with Duax taking second and James HaJ1 lem finishing Ricky Veley won the 32second bracket with Adam Kellcy ing Josh Fulgham took first in the junior sportsman as Jon Mufty finished second in the
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