Friday, March 3, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 3, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Friday March Day i To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Qodley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 eraldZeitung Sports Day The Days Quote tamo vein the right direction for Texas ft Is a 12 college communities with no pro markets and great University of Texas AfhtetlcDirector DeLoss Dodds In the news v S Dunbar coach suspended AUSTIN Worth Ounbar will play a boys basketball playoff game without coach Robert Hughes who has been suspended for allowing the team to play one more than the 21 regularsea son games permitted Dunbar was told Thursday by the University Interscholastic League that it also must forfeit the playoff warmup game that got Hughes in trouble A pub lic reprimand was issued the team was placed on oneyear probation and Hughes was given two years probation The UIL executive committee found that Dunbar already had used its allot ment of regularseason games 21 indi vidual games plus three tournaments before playing Fort Worth Polytechnic in a Feb 18 playoff warmup game Dunbar beat Poly 9165 but the forfeit changes the Wildcats record from 315 to 306 going into a playoff game at 5 against El Paso Riverside 258 in the Region I Class 5A tournament in Midland Mavericks shoot Cavillers DALLAS AP Cleveland Cavaliers tied an NBA record with only three turnovers and still couldnt beat the Dallas Mavericks Making Dallas 9084 victory Thursday night even more impressive is the fact it was playing without injured stars Jamal Mashburn and Jim Jackson But the Mavericks had rookie Jason Kidd step up and score 18 points including a threepoint play with remaining to snap a tie and give Dallas control of a tight game I love to be in that situation with the game on the line and the he said Tennis lesson offered by NB Parks and Recreation The city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering tennis lessons for youths and adults PeeWee beginner and advanced beginner classes are offered for children ages 815 year old Adults may register for beginner and advance beginner classes Participatnts may register for classes at the Landa Recreation Center The registration dead line for the first session is Friday March 10 Private and semiprivate lessons are also available For information regarding class dates and times please call the Landa Recreation Center at 6082167 St Pats tennis tourney set T Bar M Tennis Ranch will have a Saint Patricks DayTennis Tournament Sunday March 12 from For more infor mation call Paul Domanski 6257738 Landa Ladies golf results Landa Ladies Golf results for March 1 Low net 75 Carol Jankowski Alice Simpson 78 Dorothy Brooks Jane Lee Ann Rockford The annual Landa Ladies Golf Tournament held last week was dominat ed by the visitors Here are the scores in Two Best Ban Foursome competition 1st Team 118 Mary Falconer mary Woodward Betty Meewes Mildred Hanson 2nd Team 121 Sue Hoover Edna BakJwinson Betty Stephens Jean Kelly 3rd 122 Edna GuBery Laura Btey Jane Ue Hasten Devrm Team 123 Nancy Gorman Betty Kennedy Barbara Sullivan Val Vogel Crucial road game awaits Cougars Unicorns get a break in district action tonight THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Craig Czelusta midfielder for the Canyon Cougars will be called upon to shore up the defense in a key matchup on the road against Kerrville Tivy tonight With three games left in the season and three teams vying for two playoff spots the Canyon Cougar boys soccer team has no room for error A loss tonight against the Kerrville Tivy Antlers would spell doom for the Cougars who are looking to make the playoffs for the second straight year The game takes place in Kerrville at The JV game has been cancelled Canyon is locked in a race for second and third place in district with the Alamo Heights Mules and the Schertz Clemens Buffaloes Having taken two of their last three games including a huge win over the Mules last week the Cougars are looking like playoff con tenders Canyon Coach Danny Bueno rested several players during the latest game against the Round Rock Drag ons last Tuesday Tyler Furney Richard McDonald and Carlos Cholico were recovering from injuries Bueno plans to have those players back in action We have to win or it doesnt matter what happens with Clemens or Alamo Bueno said Ker rville is the team we are focusing on If we can win the rest of our games and things turn out right I think we will be in good shape to make the The New Braunfels Unicorns already have secured the district title and will have a first round bye after a 20 win over Smithson Valley earli er this week gave They finish the season at Boerne and Alamo Heights In girls soccer action the New Braunfels Unicorns play host to Alamo Heights in a key matchup tonight at NBHS stadium The game will have Parents Night Dodds UT excited about Bis 12 f Comal County alurrni assured Texas football is back on right track By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor University of Texas Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds has prosperous outlooks for the schools recruiting bowl games academics and overall suc cess when UT moves from the Southwest Confer ence to the Big 12 Conference Dodds was the guest speaker Thursday night at Grucnc Hall where about 100 Comal County Texas Exes members gathered fora monthly meeting The event featured a silent auction on Longhorn memorabilia which will help raise funds for local high school scholarships The Big 12 is a move in the right direction for DeLoss said It is a conference of 12 col lege communities with no pro markets and great tradition If you ask athletic directors around the country to name the top three conferences the Big 8 will be up With six bowl games lined up including the Orange Sugar and Fiesta the Big 12 will have more bowl options than any other conference Deloss also discussed the new conferences foot ball schedule which could be divided into a north and south division with six team in each division Teams would play five same division games and three non division games on a twoyear rotating basis Dodds added that the move to the Big 12 has boosted recruiting in football and especially basket ball Responding to questions about the current state of Texas football program Dodds said the Longhorns will be much improved this year We had a tough season this past he said The coaches made mistakes in the middle of the sea son I made mistakes I think John Mackovic is a great coach and hell gel things back on track this year The kids and coaches are much closer now after going through DeLoss Dodds is confident UT will thrive in the Big 12 Ranger Relays schedule ORDER OF DIVISIONS JVB JVG JVG After TJ JVG JVB JVG JVB JVB JVG Ranger Maat Schedule am Schedule of Events TIME EVENT AREA Triple Jump Long Jump N pit Triple Jump TBA Long Jump EPtt Jump N Pit High Jump S Pit Shot Put Shot Put Pad Discus Discus N Ring Pole Vault With Wind RUNNING PRELIMS 3200 Meter VB JVG JVB FINAL NOTE ORDER Sprint Medley VB FINAL 100 Meter Low VG 110 Meter High HurdlesOvB VB 400 Meter RelavOVG JVB VG VB 800 Meter DashJVG JVB FINAL 100 Meter JVB VG VB 400 Meter DashJVQ JVB VQ VB 300 Meter HurdlesJVG VG JVB VB 200 Meter DashIVG JVB RUNNING hour aftef OF EVENTS 400 Meter JVB VG VB 800 Meter 100 Meter Low HurdtesJVG VG 110 Meter High HgrdlesnJVB VB 100 Meter DashJVC JVB VG VB 800 Meter RelayOVG VG 400 Meter DashJVB VB JVG VG NOTE ORDER 300 Meter HurdlesvJVG VG JVB VB 200 Meter DashJVC JVB VG VB 1600 Meter JVB VG VB Redskins lure Cowboys safety James Washington ASHBURN Va AP Saying the way to build a solid defense is down the Washington Redskins coach Norv Turner praised the signing of unrestricted free agent safely James Washington as another step towards a return to respectability James is a big physical guy who likes to come up and hit Turner said at a press conference Thursday announcing the signing pf the sevenyear NFL veteran Receivers will be more conscious of him on the intermediate routes and he also defends very well against the he said Washington joins former Buffalo Bills linebacker Marvcus Patton as the second free agent signed by the team since the end of the season Washingtons agent Ted Updike said his client signed a threeyear contract at million After last season we targeted safely as a position we felt we had to said Redskins general manager Charley Cassserly James Washington is the type of defensive player I hoped wed be able lo The Washington spent the past five seasons with Dallas after being drafted out of UCLA on the fifth round by the Los Angeles Rams in 1988 In 16 games all starts with the Cowboys last season Washington tied for the club lead in interceptions with five and finished fifth on the team with 101 tackles He is perhaps best known for the 1994 Super Bowl With Dallas trailing Buffalo 136 just 55 seconds into the second half Washington picked up a fumble and relumed it 46 yards for a touchdown to tie the score He also had an interception to slop a Bills drive in that game and was runnerup to Cowboys running back Emmilt Smith in the MVP voting He intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble in the Super Bowl Bringin1 em in David Simmonds and Andy Holtman recently hauled in these bass at a private fishing tank near New Braunfels They took eight fish in all with the two largest weighing over nine pounds Landa Park Golf pro Halbert plans to resign By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor 1 i IF Bill Halbert golf pro and manager at Landa Park Golf Course said he will not renew his contract with the city of New Braunfels The decision ends a 14year career as chief operator of the golf course Halbert who submitted his letter of termina tion at last Tuesdays city council meeting said his decision was based on differences in the direction that operations at j the course were moving s The city has a differcnl ihinking on the ways lo run ihe golf I Halbert said There are no ill feelings Ive been I here a long time and felt like il is time to move on and I I If accepted Halberts resignation would take effect June 1 f His contract is slated to end August f City Manager Mike Shands said Halberts request will be put on the agenda for March 8 at which lime Ihe city council will make a decision David Pheuffer chairman of an 11 member committee which is studying course operations said Halberts resigna tion was a surprise A whole lot of people are going to miss Pheuffer said He has done a good job and has treated everyone In coming weeks the committee will be making recommen dations to the cily including possible changes in green fees concessions and pro shop operations Shands said