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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 9, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday April HeraldZeitung 9 A Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZeitung Sports Day The Press The Days Quote We are glad to be 40 at this point but we have to see how good we are on the road We cant get too NB Baseball Coach Neal Miller In the news Newks Tennis Ranch resets clay court ribbon cutting The opening day ceremonies for four new clay courts at Newks Tennis Ranch on Highway 46 in New Braunfels has been rescheduled for April 9 For more information call 6259105 Cibolo Bowling Club to hold annual fundraising event The Cibolo Bowling Club will have its annual Supper Saturday April 22 at 601 N Main St The event will include a raffle bowling cake walk pastries booth food and refreshments Barbecue and sausage plates with all the trimmings will be served at 11 Large plates are small plates For morejnforraation call the club at 6582248 or Sue Janak at 210 7793008 Youth soccer league seeks referees for summer games The Bulverde Youth Soccer League needs referees for summer competition The positions are paid and training is avail able Referee classes begin in June for ages 14 and older For more information1 call Ed Wernette after 6 at 3933 NB Rotary Club to host Civic Club Golf Challenge The fourth annual Civic Club Golf Challenge Is set for Friday April 21 at Chaparral Country Club in Seguin The event has raised and distributed nearly to Guadalupe Comal and Hays County charities in past years The tournament which begins at will have a fourman scramble for mat Lunch will be taken at Team prizes and contests are se t for the event including a 1995 Chevrolet cour tesy Don Maxwell Chevrolet for a Hole In One prize To reserve an entry call Greg Campbell at 6290909 6297800 Joe Miller at 6259162 w 6294139 Mikey Phair at 6259711 6201108 Al Leach 6084201 6207571 The tournament is limited to 32 teams Softball tournament slated The Wild Bunch Softball Tournament is scheduled for Sunday April 23 at Comal Park in New Braunfels Competition is for players in Class and D There will be a entry free Awards for first through third place will begiven Call 6258703 for more infor mation Hummel Charity golf event set for May 19 at Chaparral The Hummel Museum will have its first annual Charity Golf Tournament on May 19 at Chaparral Country Club in Seguin The Hummel Museum is a nonprofit organization For more information Call Frank Schaeffer at 6095131 Jay Haas shines at Masters AUGUSTA Ga sun blazed brilliantly on Augusta National Golf Club and so did Jay Haas birdieingthe last four holes for an 8underpar 64 and the halfway lead at the Masters The course slowed by Thursdays steady rain quickened during the second round and as a result par was once again an easy barrier Making no bogeys Haas finished 36 holes at 9under 135 and his 64 was one stroke off the course record set by Nick Price in the third round of the 1986 Masters New Braunfels notches fourth straight district win BY THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Displaying a flair for the dramatic New Braunfels pitcher Johnny Reyes dug himself into a hole in the seventh inning and emerged unscathed in a 43 win over the Bastrop Bears Friday at Unicom Field With the victory New Braunfels remained unbeaten in district and atop the standings with a onegame lead over Hays 3 1 a 120 winner over Smithson Valley Lockhart a 92 winner over Canyon stands two games back in third Reyes who entered the game in the fourth inning for starting pitcher Chris Gonzalesafter Hays took a 32 lead Reyes who came in with players in scoring position worked the Unicorns out of the inning That was a gutsy performance tonight by Miller said He hasnt had too many cuttings this year but he came in andthrew strikes It was just a clutch Facing a twoouts baseloaded fullcount scenario in the seventh Reyes forced a ground ball to Eric Martinez who threw out the runner and preserved the win Martinez had scored the tying run on a pass ball in the sixth inning after reaching base on single stealing second base and advancing to third on a sacrafice fly The Bears had more hits than the Unicorns but left seven men on base For the game Jeff Juarez sparked the Unicom offense going 2 for 2 with two singles Shannon Thayer had a single in two atbats Martinez went 2 for 3 with two singles The Unicorns winners of their first eight district garrfes last season en route to the play offs now have the next five games on the road We are glad to be 40 at this point but we have to see how good we are on the Miller said We cant get too The Smithson Valley Rangers host the Uni corns Tuesday at 7 Baseball standings District 284A Dlttrtet New Braunfels 40 Haya 31 Sastrop 22 Lockhart 22 Canyon 13 Smithson Valley 04 Fridays scores New Braunfels 4 Bastrop 3 LceHhaft Canyon Hays 1 3 Smithson Valley 0 105 125 86 70 Line score Bastrop 003 000 1 3 60 NB 101 110 4 6 1 NB girls grab Unicorn Relays From staff reports Competing without 3200M state champi on Lisa Weltzer the New Braunfels varsity girls track team still outscored the field Fri day to take the Unicom Relays for the second year in a row The Unicorns finishing first in me 800M Relay 400M dash 800M ran and mile relay collected 135 points to edge Kerrville Tivy which finished with 131 Canyon was third at 68 followed by Lockhart 60 Clemens 57 Hays 38 Boerne 32 Smithson Valley 28 Alamo Heights 26 and San Marcos 20 run m the Texas Relays in Ausu came in fourth with a time of Tearomate Kristi Lindeman came ifi fourth in thehigh jump with a leap of 54 The Unicom Relays varsity results are as follows GIRLS 800M Relay NB Ij Hays Clemens Smithson Valley Canyon 300M Hurdles Tivy Clemens Kim Brunette Canyon Meagan Schwab New Braunfels May Canyon 1600M Run Amber Wenzel New Braunfels Ames Alamo Heights Karin Meder New Braunfels Bethany Carl New BraunfelsV I 1 Kelfy Koksma New Braunfels Darter Boerne 6i36i Golden Hays Kendra Reiroer Canyon Katie Sprencel Canyori 200M Johnson Tivy Anna Lisa Vargas New Braunfels Griffin Lock hart Shauna Sargent New Braunfels Brown Clemens Mile Relay New Brunfels 4 Canyon 4jl6J7 Hays Smithson Valley 8U Boeme Shot Put Qelsorae Nakima Vallegas San Amy Lynn Tivy Angela Holloway 35Sj Lifldaoy McNeill Canyon Triple jump Lockhart 35 Sanderson Clemens Nola Muir NewBraunfels Johnson I Dism Tivy McNeil Canyon 1200 Grate LockbM Kaatem New 1068 400M Relay fels Schwab Mttir Vargas M i i photo by MICHAEL DARNAii Clearing the bar at 62 Smithson Valleys DereK Snyder WPH the high jump at the Unicom Clemens Smithson Val High Tivy 52 Sprencei Boeme 5235 Canyon 50 Heatwole San Marcos 410 tOOM Hurdles Bfcvins Peirson San Marcos Schwab New Kaiser Tlvy Rungel Clemens Braunfels 410 Daniel Smithson Valley Max Canyon 440 Clemens 3200M Run Anes Alamo Heights Long Juwo Bridgets Johnson Tivy Clark New Braunfels 177 ChatletoThompson Lockhart Coffman Boerae Sneed Tonya Sanderson Clemens 169 Griffin hart Dani Hersrud Smithswi 800M Run Meder New Braunfels tey Lindsey Works Smithson Bonn Lockhart Oonza les Clemens Hale Alamo Heights lOOM Dash Johnson Tivy Thompson Lockhart Heard New Braunfels BOYS Team Totals 118 Hays 96 New Braunfels 70 Boeme 54 Clemens 51 Tivy 42 Smithson Valley 40 Alamo Heights 36 Canyon 100M Dash Clark Clemens Bedewell Boeme Garea New Braun fels Lockhart Beam Smithson Valley Thompson Lockhart 400M Lockhart 51 37 Garcia Hays McAdoo Hays Valdez New Braunfels Bill Tivy 200M Dash Clark Clemens Bedwell Boeme Gatza New Braun fels Cutler Hays 1600M Hays Tivy Smithson Valley New Braunfels Pole NewBraunfels 136 McDonald Canyon 130 Footman Tivy 130 Simons New Braunfels Forester Alamo Heights 116 Vogt New Braunfels 116 800M Lockhart Meder New Braunfels Morales Smithson Valley High Smithson Valley 6 2 Bedlvell Friday Alamo Heights 60 Flavia New Braunfels 540 Blei Tivy 510 Masch NewBraunfels 56 3200M Run Hays Velequez New Braunfels Bone cutter Boeme Strickland Clemens William Boerne Alamo Heights 166 Anderson Clemens 1486 Farmer Hays 1435 Jennings Canyon Kingsbury NewBraunfels 13910 Dethey Long Jump Leander Lockhatt 214 Simmonds New Braunfels Smith Clemens HllUard Belton 400M Relay Lockbart Alamo Heights 4466 Boeme New Braunfels Tivy 4492 110 High Hurdles Rashid Lockhart Lehance Clemens Thorn Tivy Williams Alamo Heights Wheeler Boerne Winzw Hays Mki7 Triple Lockhart 4041 Beam Smithson Valley Evans Hays 397 Leslie Tivy McCarroll Hays 1 Retama Parks first day draws record attendance ft A v b ft 1 J 0 A f HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Tricky Rumor sprints to the finish line during the fourth race of Retama Parkas openingday races Friday in Selma Nearly visitors came to the track making it the largest crowd In modem Texas racing history SELMA Texas AP Bigtime horse racing returned to the San Antonio area for the first time in 58 years with the first race at the new Retama Park race track The first race Friday at the million track was won by First Oasis a 4year old filly ridden by jockey Glenn Murphy of El Paso She won the opening race by two lengths over Peaches n Delight The Tejas Stakes the first stakes race at Retama went to Sauvage Isnt Home a 3yearold gelding who raced the 6 furlongs in 1 minute seconds Sauvage Isnt Home won the race by two lengths over Maya Man In third was the heavy favorite Itron The race was the second victory of the night for jockey Corey Lanerie Retama finished its opening day with an attendance of the largest crowd in modem Texas racing history The opening race was the culmination of 15 months of construction and years of planning at Texas second operating Class I track located 15 miles north east of downtown San Antonio Sam Houston Race Park in Houston is the only other operating Class I track in Texas The crowd at the track site bet and offtrack betting amount ed to The total handle after nine races was The Friday festivities began with a ribboncutting ceremony featuring Gov George W Bush The track has 220 betting windows and 30 selfservice betting machines Beginning April 12 the tracks simul casting facilities will allow betting on races in Texas Pennsylvania Arkansas Kentucky New Jersey New York Maryland and Selma a suburb of about 600 resi dents along Interstate 35 played a major part in the development of the track At the request of an investment group head ed by Straus the town financed the track with the sale of million in munic ipal bonds A key race Sunday will be the Straus Memorial named for the late Straus family patriarch who raced at San Antonios Alamo Downs during Texas first era of legalized parimuluel racing from 193437
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