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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                F i Thursday July Sports Day talk with Sports Editor Sean Burgess about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 H e r a I c Z e i t u n g Day Page 6 7th INNING STRETCH July 28 1979 Dick Butkus enters the Football Hall of Fame Fill in the missing word Butkus is thefootball play er in the world Nastiest Fiercest Strongest Angriest Roughest He is his own missing word in the act of selfdefinition though some may claim that he is merely the missing F Jones Sept Soccer Referees wanted The New Braunfels Youth Soccer Club is desperate for referees for the upcom ing fall season Anyone from teens to adults is eligible to become a referee The job is a paid position which generally requires week end work only It is a great source of income for students and adults needing extra money If you are interested contact Ernest Rodriquez at 6255488 Coaches Clinic coming in August Two coaches clinics will be provided by the New Braunfels Youth Soccer Club in August in order to certify anyone inter ested in coaching in the fall league The first F level clinic will be held at the HEB Fields Aug 2 3 and 4 from 6 each night All three sessions must be attended The second F level clinic will run on the weekend of Aug 1213 The Friday night session will be held at the North annex of the Victoria Bank on Walnut from 69 concluding Saturday at the HEB Fields from 9 All NBYSC coaches must be certified in order to coach the upcoming season Blitz coach Ed Perry will conduct the clinics For more information contact Mike Dischinger at 6250247 Football Unicorn season football tickets to go on sale Tickets will go on sale Tuesday August 9 for all season ticket holders These tick ets will be sold from 8 and from 13 The general public can purchase tick ets starting August 1826 The times will be the same as above Prices Reserved seats are and Students 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 Rayers 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 1000 North Walnut Street The cost is Projected season Sept 18Nov 2 Softball Womens Slowpitch registration started The New Braunfels Softball Association will begin their Fall Womens Slowpitch Softball League in midAugust For more information contact Angela or Jewel ai 6093125 or 6297232 Softball Stars shine bright The New Braunfels Stars take skills winning attitude into tournament By SEAN BURGESS Sports Editor At age 12 the dog days of a scorch ing New Braunfels summer can be quenched several ways Theres the neverending waterpark fun at Schlitterbahn Theres the smooth flow of the Guadalupe river to cool off any tuber and than theres the ever popular staying inside with the air conditioner affect that never fails But for a certain 13 young girls in New Braunfels this summer the only way to beat the heat is to pick up a ball and bat and practice in it Those 13 girls make up the New Braunfels Stars 12andUnder AllStar softball team The NB Stars started practicing in the heat in late May and now they will put all that time and dedication to the test this weekend when they play in the Pony League National Cham pionships in Round Rock These girls made a commitment to make it to Nationals when we start ed this said NB Stars Manager Rickey Beach They knew the sacri fice they would have to make by prac ticing three to four times a week when most of their friends were playing or at Schlitterbahn The girls have never regretted their decision to be commit Those words were echoed by NB Stars second baseman Courtney Beach Weve given up a lot to get this she said And thats the main reason weve made it this The NB Stars qualified for Nation als by coming in third in Regional tournament held at Town and Country a week ago In the pair of games they won in the tourney they had to come Far right Second baseman Courtney Beach positions her self to make a play on a ground ball Middle right Shortstop Ryan Rodrlquez shows that her and Courtney have the same coach as she makes a play on the ball Close right NB Stars Manager Rickey Beach gives a little practice to his team The Stars will be mak ing an appearance In the Pony League National Tournament In Round Rock this week The tour nament runs from Thursday until Saturday when a national champion will be crowned from behind to win both An idea that doesnt surprise Coach Alison Radla one bit These girls have come a long way this she said They are a group that thinks they will win every game and just never gives The National tournament will be filled with some of the top talent around as teams from California Massachusettes and Illinois are expect ed But that kind of competition doesnt seem to make NB Star Nicki Herring miss a beat We are a real good Herring said I think we will win it all and take first Courtney Beach shares those same high hopes for this weekend If we put our minds to it we can beat she said We have a really really really good One reason the NB Stars have expe rienced so much success this year is their work ethic The fact that they practice harder than most teams play is something that helps them down the stretch of games We try to get our girls in the best condition Beach said All the drills we do in practice have some kind of conditioning in The NB Stars also have the luxury of moving girls to different positions without a lot transition period because all the girls are good allaround ath letes When we started this team was made up of all said Coach Leon Vargas But the girls have adjusted and now we feel good about moving the girls around when we need to And the best thing is that these girls are a great group of kids so there is never anyone getting The NB Stars gather for a discussion at a recent practice The Stars JS Thursday afternoon for the start of the Pony League National Championship Tournament Cotton Bowl 95 DALLAS AP future of the 58yearold Cotton Bowl apparently is riding on whether it lands an exclusive primeLime spot in the annual New Years Day lineup There will be only four bowls included in a socalled Tier I bowl alliance that could be used to determine a national champi on and Cotton Bowl officials said they might not want to con tinue on a lesser scale The Rose Bowl oldest of the postseason classics is exempt and will continue to occupy an exclusive primetime slot on New Years Day In search of one of the other three Tier 1 slots the Cotton Bowl will be one of nine bowls 10 make oral presentations today and Friday to a group of NCAA Division IA commissioners at the DFW Hyatt Regency But the Cotton Bowls bid is believed to be no belter than a tie for fourth best The Cotton Bowls bid pro jected to be somewhere between S80 million and million for six years two titlegames and four other alliance is far behind the S100 million or more promised in each of the bids by the Orange Bowl Gator Bowl and Fiesta Bowl The Sugar Bowl has a bid believed to be about the same as the Cotton Bowls DynOMites take perfect mark to RR From staff reports The New Braunfels DynOMiies will be partici pating in the 1994 Pony League National Playoffs this weekend The team enters this tournament with an undefeated status in the Pony League Kelsey Brever and Courtney Wche two of the 13 yearolds on the team are looking forward to seeing a lot more action in their first National Competition While seasoned veterans like leftcenterfielder Tiffany Weidner who has experienced an awesome postseason and 14yearold rightfielder Tanya Caslille ja are hoping for some strong competition Dyn0Mite catcher Misty Roberts is also preparing to play against some of the best players in he nation Opening ceremonies were held Wednesday at Round Rock High School and play is set to begin Thursday morning The Round Robin tournament will ensure that the Dyn0Mitcs will be playing a full slate of games before the final two rounds are held Saturday Eagles tourney won with round of 62 From staff reports The threesome of Bob Heard David Smith and Ray Martinez fired a 10under par 62 to win the first place prize in the month ly Fraternal Order of Eagles Scramble Golf Tournament conducted Tuesday July 25 at Landa Park Golf Course In a heated battle for the second and third place prizes Three teams scored 9under par 63 Using the Western Breakdown the foursome of Glen Case Elmo Alvcs Marvpn Slrats and Tex Rjtter won second place by virtue of their birdies on holes number 16 and 17 The team of Ed Jones Clinton Acker Floyd and Jan Schrader won the third prize by coming up with a birdie on number 17 In the nearesttothehole contest Pat Acheson won the prize for hole 17 and JOhnnie Hauk came up as a winner on hole number 15 The next tournament is scheduled for Aug 23 and isopen to all Eagles their ladies and prospective members For more infor mation contact Charlie Smith at 6258104 Switzer having tough time with twoadays By DENNE H FREEMAN AP Sports Writer AUSTIN Texas AP In his first pro foot ball camp Barry Switzers nerves are really getting to him It has nothing to do wiiJi whether his Dallas Cowboys will become the first team to win threestraight Super Bowls The problem is a physical one caused by shooting pains stem ming from old fooiball wounds Ive got bone spurs my neck and rigru shoulder mid it bothers said 56 Sometimes it starts tingling Sometimes 1 have a lot of There was so much pain Tuesday lhat woke up ai 4 to adjust a cervical collar lhat shoots electrical impulses inio ihe dam aged areas which include nerve pressure near his spine I guess 1 had too many board drills when 1 was a player ai Arkansas slicking my head in said the former defensive lineman He called his neurosurgeon in Oklahoma Ciiy Monday night 10 tell him aboul his problems Ill have to have it operated on sometime maybe after ihe said Thais why you see me walk funny someiimes kind of leaning Switzer said if il wasnt for the pain in lus back neck and shoulder he would be cavorting aboul like a young coll Im in good shape bui ihe grind of iwoa days has taken ils toll with these bone he said rubbing his shoulder I woke up at 4 today and put on the collar and went back lo sleep and felt great when I woke up Im supposed to be some kind of wild man bul Ive been in bed almost every night by Fighting through ihe pain has been ihe tough est thing for Switzer in his firsi 10 days of rain ing camp Replacing Jimmy Jolmson and facing ihe dai ly horde of media have been easy I ihink things have gone Swiuer said The players are urcd of hearing aboul the Jim my thing and Im lired of ii but thai stuff is prcl ly well dying out lls kind of like the jock itch Pretty soon it goes away   

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