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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 26, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                Tuesday July Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Sean Burgess about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZeitung Sports Day 7th INNING STRETCH July 26 1976 Edwin Moses wins the gold medal at the Montreal Olympic Games Moses showed the world that he has been keeping to himself all alongthat hes the finest 400 meter hurdler ever Running in his tinted prescription glasses Moses burned the field in seconds slicing almost twotenths off the Putnam Aug Landa Park has four tournaments In the next month Junior City Championships August 5 the Junior City Championships will be held The tournament will begin at and is open to all county residents between the ages of 818 Championships August 14 the Championships will be held The tourna ment will begin at 10 and is open to all partners Ladles City Championships September 1315 will be the Ladies City Championships It will teeoff at Mens City Championships August will be the Mens City Championships The event will begin at If you have any questions on these or any other upcoming activties at Landa Park Golf Course contact the Pro Shop at Softball tourney Wild Bunch to host tournament The first ever Wild Bunch Softball Tour nament is set for Sunday August 7 The tournament is for Class C and D softball teams and will begin at 8 at the Comal Park Softball Fields The entry fee is per team and there will be a food and drink booth For more information on how to register your team contact Daniel Chapa at 629 1254 Football Unicorn season football tickets to go on sale Tickets will go on sale Tuesday August 9 for all season ticket holders These tickets will be sold from 8 and from 13 The general public can purchase tickets starting August 1826 The times will be the same as above Prices Reserved seats are and Students are Flag Football registration coming Flag Football is a game for children in the first through sixth grades Players wear belts with attached flags A player is down when his flag has been taken by an opponent The league rules allow every player to handle the ball during a game Teams are formed using the neighbor hood or school method Players living near each other are put on the same team This reduces the method of travel Each team has 1012 players The game is divided into four 10 minute quarters Eight players are on the field at one time Each players must play quarterback during the season No player can be in the backfield for more than two quarters during a game Every player must play a minimum of two quarters Registration for the league will be Sat urday August 20 or Saturday August 27 from 9 12 at Victoria Bank and Trust Center North Walnut Street The cost is Projected season Sept 18Nov 2 George helps NB stay alive Majors and Juniors win with their backs against the wall From staff reports The New Braunfels Major League AllStars who are in a must win situation after falling to the losers bracket in their first game at the Sectional tournament did exactly what they had to do last night against Balcones They won Bradley George was the man in control for NB as he pitched ihe complete game 43 vic tory George was on his game all nightas he scat tered five hits and struck out seven in his six innings of work Despite his great performance the first inning was a shaky one for George Balcones scored all three of their runs in the inning on a single and a pair of home runs But after that George and the NB defense settled down and shut out the Balcones squad In the second inning NB got the offense thanks to the swing of Jarred Fellers Fellers led the inning off with a roundtrip per That seemed to ignite the rest of the NB allstars as Cody Reimer singled George sin gled Cody Erben singled to score Austin Her ring who was pinchrunning for Reimer Ty Johnson then singled to score George Then Andy Schmid reached on a fielders choice and Eric Sultemeier and Chip Adams walked the second of which scored Johnson and sent NB ahead 43 The rest of the game would be a pitchers duel George got a single in the third inning but that would be all the offense NB saw Ihe rest of the game Balcones would fair no better as George never had to face more than five batters in any one inning after the first He finished the game by striking out the side in the sixth inning In Saturdays game Sultemeier went the distance on the mound giving up the four runs on seven hits in NBs 42 loss HeraldZeltung photo by JOHN HUSETH Eric Sultemeier of the New Braunfels American Major League AllStars tags out a runner In District action NB won District and Is now two games away from winning Sectionals They defeated Balcones 43 last night and face Round Rock tonight at 6 In that game Balcones scored three ruas in the second inning and never looked back The three runs came on a home run Balcones scored another run in the third inning before the NB defense took over holding them scoreless the rest of the way Down 40 going into the final frame NB was not about to go down easy as they rallied for a pair of runs before falling to Balcones Sultemeier started things off with a double and would later come around to score on a sin gle from Jarred Fellers Fellers then came in to score on some good baserunriirig and over throws by Balcones Sunday afternoon NB got five innings on the mound from Ty Johnson and one from Bradley George in their 83 win The tone was set early as Kenrville loaded the bases in the first inning but were held scoreless as the NB defense tightened In the bottom of the first NB scored four runs Andy Schmid and Eric Sultemeier reached on errors and Chip Adams walked before Fellers brought them in when he got on base on another Kenrville error NB pushed two more runs in the third inning as Adams walked and Fellers and Clay Coleman both singled In the fifth NB scored two more runs on a double by Adams and a sacrifice fly by Cody Reimer Fellers scored on a base hit by Ryan Mechler NB finished the game with eight runs on five hits and four Xerrville errors Juniors steal home for win After dropping their first game Friday the New Braunfels Junior League AllStars needed j to win Saturday to slay alive in the Sectional tournament They then found themselves down 86 going into the final they refused to give up and scored three runs in the final inning to win the game 98 The final run was a steal of home by Jared Moore Topnotch hoopster HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Mike Sierra a recent New Braunfels High graduate competed In the Texas Coaches Association McDonalds AllStar Basketball game last night Sierra who will be playing at Incarnate Word College next season had a team high four assists for the South squad But that was not enough to lead the South to victory as the North came out on top 11899 Kyle Rogers pumped in 29 points for the winning team Sierra also had seven points on 37 shooting from the floor and 13 from the line Lathon officially makes move from Backer to End SAN ANTONIO experiment is over Lamar Lathon is now a defensive end Lathon a linebacker throughout his four seasons with the Houston Oilers shuffled between line backer and defensive end drills last week but found himself permanently at defensive end on Monday A good performance in Saturdays scrimmage against the Dallas Cowboys and thin depth at defen sive end led to Lathons change and hes accepted the challenge to prove hes up to the task One way Ill be behind and my stats may not good for the athlete I am but secondly it looks goods on my Lathon said Heres a guy that can play linebacker drop in coverage and take on tack1 les and rush the The Oilers have enough depth at linebacker to enable Lathon to move to the sparse defensive end group which lost Sean Jones and William Fuller to free agency and Lee Williams is slowed with a con1 tinuing knee injury Funeral services for Houston Yates great Luther Booker set HOUSTON AP Funeral services are set for Friday for Luther Booker a prolific high school football coach who led Houston Yates to 15 con secutive playoff berths and the 1985 Class 5A cham pionship Bookers daughter Annette Booker said her father died early Monday at Hermann Hospital after a lengthy heartrelated illness He was 65 Booker coached for 31 years in the Houston Inde pendent School District his last 18 seasons at Yates The Lions were 168366 under him They qualified for the playoffs in 15 consecutive seasons and won 50straight district games from 197786 Yates led by Johnny Baileys 190yard rushing performance won the Class 5A championship in 1985 with a 370 victory over Odessa Permian The title completed the first 160 season ever in Class 5 A The 1985 Yates team later named team of the 1980s by Texas Football magazine holds state records for most points scored in the regular season 452 and full season Bookers Lions also played in the 1981 state title New Braunfels tennis standout Alastar Jenkin is representing Texas this week in Zone Championships From staff reports Alastar Jenkin of New Braunfels has been selected to represent the Texas Tennis Associa ton at the USTA Boys and Girls 12 Zone Team Championships in Oklahoma City July 2329 This Prestigious event brings together players from Texas Missouri Valley Northwestern and Intermountain Tennis Associations in a team format designed to showcase the best of the 12 andunder tennis players in this part of the coun try From a total field of 700 12S players cur rently participating in the TTA 12S program 30 boys and 30 girls will represent the Texas section and will join approximately 100 other 12S com petitors at the event Players pareius and coaches will converge on game losing to Dallas Lake Highlands 196 Booker retired from Yates in 1988 but emerged in 1990 to resurrect the football program at Prairie I View University which had been abolished j because of financial and management problerns that J included criminal charges Booker a Prairie View alumnus resigned as coach in 1991 after recruiting enough players for cessor Ronald Beard to field the first Tigers team in 11 three years j Annette Booker said her father touched the lives I of thousands of young men during his career Many of them called Monday to express their J she said I Theyve been calling all day long from every1 Ms Booker said 11 A wake was planned for Thursday at Bamett Sta dium Yates home field Funeral services were I expected to be held Friday at Windsor Village Unit ed Methodist Church Booker is survived by his wife Clarrene son Guy daughters Annette and Trula sister Bessie Collins and four grandsons Oklahoma City for the weeklong tournament which will culminate in the selection of J 2 girls and 12 boys to advance to the USTA Boysand Girls 12 Challenge Cup the premeir national event in this age division u be held August 1521 in Boca Raton Florida   

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