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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 17, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Friday June 17 1994 Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Sean Burgess about Sports 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZeitung I Page 6A Sports Day STRETCH June 17 1980 Roberto Duran beats Sugar Ray Leonard to win the welter weight title In what the bout revealed of the skills and the wills of both men in unrelenting intensity and fury with which it was fought nothing quite like it had been seen in a prize ring since All beat Frailer in William Nack Nov 24 1980 BACK IN THE RING 1994 NBA Finals Game 1 Houston 85 New York 78 Game 2 New York 91 Houston 83 Game 3 Houston 93 New York 89 Game 4 New York 91 Houston 82 Game 5 Friday at New York 8 Game 6 Sunday at 7 June 22 at Houston 8 if necessary NBC Golf Civic Club tourney rescheduled The third annual Civic Club Goli Chal lenge that was postponed due to the rain on Friday the 13th has been rescheduled The new date is June 17 Because of scheduling conflicts six teams from the field have been lost and there are openings For more information or to register your team call Greg Campbell at 6290909 Al Leach at 6257541 or Wayne Vrba at 620 5000 Canyon Booster Club to hold tournament The Canyon High School Athletic Booster Golf Tournament will be held June 27 at Northcliffe Country Club Teeoff is set for The tournament is a scholarship fundraiser and the fee is per per son which includes entry fee green fee and cart The tournament will be a select shot format with each team consisting of four members with an ABCD player Team members must name a handicap in with entry fee Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin on all Par 3s and for the longest drive in the fairway on hole 13 Call 210 6291110 to register or contact Soccer Umbro High School Soccer Rankings Final 1994 poll 1 The Lovett School Atlanta GA 1901 2 Wando High Mount Pleasant SC 221 3 Klein Forest High Houston 251 4 Parkview High Liburn GA 1802 5 Mater Dei High Santa Ana CA 2424 6 Bishop Luers Fort Wayne IN 2012 7 CD Hylton Woodbridge VA 2112 8 Ironwood High Glendale AZ 200 9 Melbourne High Melbourne FL 2812 10 Germantown Germantown TN 192 11 New Braunfels NB 2034 12 Thomas Jefferson Auburn WA 193 13 Pleasant Valley Pleasane IA 1211 14 Virgil Grissom Huntsville AL 1602 15 Panabou Honolulu HI 150 16 Greenwood Greenwood SC 221 17 Thomas Edison Tulsa OK 131 18 Clay High South Bend IN 204 19 Corona Del SOI Tempe AZ 1521 20 John Tyler Tyler TX 1711 Sports briefs Golden Bear shines bright again OAKMONT Pa AP For one day at least Jack Nicklaus was 22 again And Tom Watson was again his nemesis In stifling heat on the Oakmont course where he won his first major pro champi onship in 1962 the 54yearold Nicklaus rolled in a 40foot birdie putt on No 18 for a 2underpar 69 in the first round of the Open Four hours later the 44yearold Watson birdied No 17 and parred No 18 to take a onestroke lead besting for one day at least the course where he lost the 1983 Open and 1978 PGA after leading late in the final rounds Nicklaus was tied with threetime win ner Hale Irwin South Africas Ernie Els and New Zealands Frank Nobilo Els birdied two of the last three holes Local New Braunfels native Randy Gaiindo is planning to step back in the ring after a twoyear absence from boxing By SEAN BURGESS Sports Editor HeraldZeiiung photos by JOHN HUSETH Above Randy Gaiindo takes some time in his training to do some work on the crazy ball Gaiindo Is in training right now to make a comeback to boxing after a two year retirement above right Gaiindo works on his speed on what else but the speed bag below Hitting the crazy ball gives Gaiindo the coordination and concentration it takes to hit a quick opponent In the ring Gaiindo plans to step in the ring again in around 60 days At 25 years old Randy Gaiindo would seem like an average person to most peo ple He works an 8 to 5 job He has a fiance and is getting ready to start a family And he has a hobby But its that hobby that separates Gaiin do from the crowd Boxing Gaiindo who was bom in Los Angeles before moving to New Braunfels where he graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1987 retired from boxing two years ago after eight professional fights But boxing never left his mind and now at age 25 he is ready to pick up where he left off I started boxing when I was 10 years old in because my mom wanted to keep me off the streets and it just never left my he said Once youre a boxer youre a warrior I need to get back in the Gaiindo will be stepping back into some pretty big shoes In 1985 he brought home the Golden Gloves Championship and then turned professional at the age of 18 He was 521 as a pro and feels that with a little hard work he can get back to top form And once he does he plans to bring any glory for himself back to New Braunfels Im going to bring a bell back to New Braunfels before it is he said The people in New Braunfels have always been good to me and I take NB with me everywhere I go They deserve a cham Gaiindo started his training a few weeks ago and admits he has a long way to go before his first fight Right now he says he plans to fight again in about 60 days but he needs to drop about 1015 pounds first My first fight should be in a few Gaiindo said Right now Im just training as hard as I The training Gaiindo goes through is an everyday process He divides his work outs up around three different gyms with his main stay being the Perez Boxing Gym in San Antonio that is owned by his Perez The workouts are strenuous especial ly after a full day at work It starts with shadow boxing then he moves to the heavy bag the crazy ball the speed ball 1012 minutes of jump rope sirups and pushups Then he spars every Saturday night Its a lot of hard work and you have to be he said I have a goal to be a world champion and 1 am willing to work to get Speed is the key to the 58 150 pound Gaiindo in the ring He uses an array of dip moves to avoid being hit and open gaps for his own punches The name of the game is to keep from being Gaiindo said My advantage is my speed and In his last professional fight in 1990 Gaiindo battled Renaldo Ricardo in Detroit Ricardo recently lost to Olympian Oscar DeLa Hoya Like any fighter Gaiindo needs the respect and commitment from his loved ones as well as himself I could never do any of this without the support of my Gaiindo said My fiance Cynthia Hernandez has sup ported me in my comeback as well as the rest of my Whether his comeback attempt ends in a world championship or not Gaiindo has the ideas of success in his mind He wants to open a gym in New Braunfels to help the citys youth I want to give back to the community of New he said 1 want the kids to have an outlet from all the guns and drugs that are around Its never too early to start football fantasizing B aseball season is in full swing the NBA Playoffs are in the middle of a dream matchup between Hakeem and Patrick and in local action League All Stars are getting start ed in New Braunfels But with all this commotion lets make Sean Burgess sure we keep one thing in mind Football sea son is less than two months away Yes you got it its time to start checking your rosters studying the freeagent moves and calling the commissioner of your Fantasy Football League Anyone who has ever been part of a Fanta sy Football League knows its more than just names and numbers on paper Its a job to keep a good team running I was on the computer this afternoon and stumbled across lineups from last years squad Should 1 keep Warren Moon or Ran dall Cunningham Maybe I should trade Kei th Byars and pick up Jackie Harris He has to have a good year after his injury problems in 93 And what about the rookies coming in this year Last year a lot of Fantasizers got burned by picking Garrison Hearst Who will be the Jerome Bettis of 1994 I know its tough to get out of the basket ball mode and push the baseball players aside but if you want to be a winner this year the preparation must start now Here are a few tips to get you started Shannon Sbarpe will not be the success he was last year The Broncos offseason acquisition of Anthony Miller will make sure of hat Jeff George is the sleeper of the year He has had the potential to be a great NFL quarterback and he will make magic as well as fantasy points with Andre Rison in Atlanta Barry Foster will lead all fantasy scorers this year and 1 know it will be hard to do but if at all possible get him on your team Scotl Mitchell will have a good year in Detroit but if you want to win it all dont expect him to be your number one guy at quarterback Top rookie picks Heath Shulcr Greg Hill Charles Johnson Scan Jackson and Erict Rhetu Knicks Rockets start bestof3 series tonight By BILL BARNARD AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK AP What started as a bestof7 series is now a bestof3 with each game becoming even more important than the one before it The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are tied 22 in the NBA Finals with Game 5 tonight at Madison Square Garden New Yorks 9182 victory Wednesday night guaranteed that the series would return to Houston for the sixth game Sunday night with Game 7 on Wednesday night if necessary Game 5 will be the swing game of the Knicks coach Pat Rilcy said Thurs day For the team that wins it it puts you in a position to win the scries the next time Riley is hoping the Knicks 102 at home in the playoffs can lake a 32 lead back to Texas because if the Rockets win tonight they would lake the 32 edge into the last two games at the Summit where they are 83 in the postseason Were in pretty good Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich said We cant lose homccoun advantage by losing Game but we can better our situation 1 hope our altitude is like its a seventh and deciding game Win ning Game 5 would put us in the drivers o c k e t s 1994 NBA K Playoffs w n i c k s Thellnal result of this series is get ling closer and closer for both Riley said Its getting closer and closer to cul mination One team is going to win the championship and the players that All I can do is help them find what is within themselves to help win this One of Rileys players searching to find liim sclf is Patrick Ewing who has missed 20 shots in each of the last two games and lias missed twothirds of his shots for the series The Knicks survived another poor shooting performance by Ewing in Game 4 because Derek Harper scored 21 points with five 3 poimers and John Starks had 11 of his 20 points in the last Charles Oakley the workhorse under the boards had 16 points and 20 rebounds and Ewing the outside shooter had 16 points and 15 rebounds despite 8for28 shooting
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