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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday June HeraldZeitung 7 A Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 Herald Zeit u nq Sports Day The Press The Days Quote I know I can catch ball always done that I just to make I execute and leam the In order to put myself In position to make the Walker former Texas Longhom wide receiver currently trying out with the CLF San Antonio Texans In the news Missions baseball announces New Braunf els Day at the park The San Antonio Missions baseball team has designated July 30 as New Braunfels Day The Missions will play the Tulsa Driller in San Antonfo Municipal Stadium at A portion of the proceeds will go to the local Childrens Museum TIcKets are and may be purchased at the Childrens Museum in the Courtyard Shopping Center and at Vivroux Sporting Goods For more information call 6200939 Ranger players are AllStars Five players fromthe Smithson Valley Rangers basketball team recently were selected to the AllStar Team at a Texas basketball camp Kara Warchol Michelle Moore Kellye Rogers Sarah Lowe and Lindsey Lowe were named as starters on the More than 200 girls from across the state attended the camp which was conducted by Cindy Harvey head coach for the womens basketball team Youth soccer election slated The MidCities Youth Soccer Association will be holding elections for board mem bers on June 14 at 7 in Victoria Bank Annex 1000 N Walnut St The board needs to fill positions of president first vice president second vicepresident secre tary treasurer registrar and director of ref erees Anyone willing to serveshould con tact Larry Kearney at 62O0601 Football passing camp begins in June at New Braunfels HS The Hill Country Football Passing Camp is scheduled for to noon June 1215 at New Braunfels High School Football Field Incoming 69 graders 199596 are invited to attend The fee is for early registration until June 5th and on the day of registration return mall or at the NBHS Field House between to Monday June 12 The camp will emphasize fundamentals of throwing and catching the football Each camper will have the opportunity to partici pate in numerous individual drills as well as teamoriented drills Team competition and passing games will be conducted The camp also will benefit running backs and defensive backs For more information call Scott Forester at 6255713 or 6091355 TLC hosts baseball camp Texas Lutheran College in Seguin will host a threesession baseball camp for boys in June TLC Head Baseball Coach Bill Miller and members of the TIC team will conduct the camp which focuses on fundamental hit ting running throwing and fielding mechanics The instruction is geared to each persons age and ability Session I for boys ages 712 will be held June 59 Session II ages June 12 16 and Session III ages June 1923 Twelve year old participants may choose either Session I or II High school students who graduate in 1995 are not eligible for the camp All sessions will be held from 14 at Mark Isbel Field located at the cor ner of Kingsbury and Fritz streets on cam pus The camp fee is which includes a Tshirt Registration is after June 3 Each camper must be insured before attending the camp For more information call 210 372 8124 Youth soccer referees needed The Youth Soccer League is offering classes during the first two weekends in July Certified referees can earn up per day officiating high school and club soccer The classes are scheduled for 8 to noon July 8 and 1 to 5 July 2 and noon to 5 July 9 For more information call 606 1727 Old Horns in a new Texans camp Julyl Julyfi July 18 July 26 July 30 Aug 19 at Memphis June 24 Shreveport Regular swaon Shraveport at Baltimore Baltimore Edmonton at Winnipeg pm p m at Saskatchewan 3 Memphis Calgary at Hamilton Sept 4 at Towns 8yd Sept 16 Toronto Sept S3 Hamilton Sept 30 atQttowa Oct8 atprmfngham OoL 18 Ottawa Oct 19 Srweporl pm 7t30 Above Phil Brown a former UT running back goes through blocking drills at training camp In San Marcos Texans Right veteran receiver David Gamble leaps for a catch over a defender Friday Ex UT players vying for time with San Antonio CFL team By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Quarterback Steve Clements a 1989 Longhorn recruit who later transferred to Bringham Young University Is aiming to make the Texans team HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNAUL Six seasons have passed since Johnny Walk er hauled in a fourthquarter touchdown toss that beat Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl and started a fouryear string of Longhorn domi nance over the Sooners The exact year of the catch momentarily elud ed the former Texas wide receiver as he cooled down from a Friday practice at training camp in San Marcos where he is training with the San Antonio Texans of the Canadian Football League Lets see it was wait that was Kei th he said pausing to remember Okay it was 1989 because we went to the Cotton Bowl the next The memory lapse is understandable These days Walker is more concerned with the future and his chances of earning a spot on the Texans final roster Walker the University of Texas second all time leading receiver is one of four Longhoms currently at the tryouts which started June 1 at Southwest Texas University Cornefback Grady Caveness running back SAN ANTONIO Phil Brown and receiver Kenny Neal also hope to make the cut and get signed before the open ing game against Ihe Shreveport Pirates on July 1 The four players and teammates under former UT Coach David McWilliams said they keep close ties and deep loyalty to their alma mater Having guys like Johnny Phil and Kenny brings some added enthusiasm to practice and training said Caveness who was signed and released as free agent last year by the Hous ton Oilers We get together when we can I see them sometimes while working out in Austin We catch up on things now and then At the same time the competition here is driving all of us so were really focusing on making the Bill Bradley an exUT coach and now defen sive coordinator for the Texans said Caveness has shown steady improvements and could see playing time this season First and foremost Grady has a lot experience playing mantoman coveragev Bradley said He also has been picking up zone coverages real well in a short time His strongest assets though are his quickness and good football instincts Combine that with his good attitude and hes got a solid shot at making it here Hes hav ing a good His skills in punt and kickoff returning two duties he performed at Texas also helps his cause If you cant come in and start you can still contribute on special teams and move yourself up to a said Caveness who recently finished his degree in business administration at UT I want to contribute to the team in any way I For Phil Brown a back with career yards at Texas the biggest transition so far at camp has been grasping the rules and getting tim ing and snap counts down he said There are a few differences in this league that you have to adjust Brown Said Being able to run toward the line of scrimmage before the ball is snapped is one thing Ive been work ing on The longer and wider field is another thing Its just a matter learning and Im going out there with attitude of See TRAINING CAMP page 9 Mantle out of intensive care after liver transplant DALLAS most acute danger has passed for Mickey Mantle and he has been transferred out of intensive care to a private room in the trans plant ward his doctors say Dr Goran Klintmalm med ical director of the Baylor Trans plantation Institute at Baylor University Medical Center said Mantle has moved from the First hazard Hes now in the phase where life begins again Night is night and day is Klintmalm said during a news conference Sat urday Earlier Saturday a minor pro cedure was done to remove a post surgical drain from Man tles abdomen he said Mantle continues to be fed through a tube inserted into his digestive tract through his nasal passages On the transplant ward Man tle will be out of bed and placed in a chair a process that may prove uncomfortable for the stocky former slugger Klint malm said Next comes the hazardous phase when Mantle faces the risk of organ rejection his doc tor said adding that some rejec tion is likely and normal in liv er transplant cases He runs a 6065 percent risk of having a rejection We expect it to hap he said Mantle has been taking antirejection drugs and high levels of antibiotics Fastbreak camper Clint Laubach looks for the outlet pass on a fastbreak during fullcourt action at the River City Basketball Camp The session conducted by local high school es Kenny Rotzler and Cliff Wilkins taught fundamental skills to grade school kids HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Local sports briefs Water park world bodyboarding championship moves to August Continental AWlnes Flow World stl for June the oompetWoh has 10 August 2627 Youth soccer referees needed The Socoer b ti 4 4 At New Braunfels to host 3on3 basketball tournament June The Braunfels Hoops Fest 3orv3 ToMrnament will be held Saturday Jup 24 on outdoor courts at Underpass Saloon 904 S Seguin Street The event sponsored by Pro Team Enterprise Viwoux Sporting Goods and Barrys vyll have of oompeti per day the each division wilt Team regis ine is June 21 e at Barrys and ion call SVHS golf tournament to benefit senior scholarship program The Smithson Valley High School Boost er Club Golf Scramble has been resched uled for Saturday June 17 at die Rebecca Crdek Golf Club in Spring Branch The tournament originally scheduled for April 22 was reset because of conflicts with spring sports activities Proceeds from the tournament will go to support fie SVHS athletic program and college scholarships awarded each year by the Booster Club to senior student ath letes For more information call SVHS Athletic Rockets guards key to 20 edge ORLANDO Fla AP The matchup at point guard was supposed to be no contest in the NBA Finals Hous ton didnt stand a chance some observers felt only no one managed to convince Kenny Smith and Sam Cassell One keyed the Rockets victory in Game 1 and the other darted around and launched rainbow jumpers over the 6foot7 Anfemee Hardaway in destroy ing the Orlando Magic in Game 2 Smith starred while Cassell sat in the opener Cassell excelled while Smith struggled in Friday nights 117106 tri umph that put the Rockets up 20 in the series that continues Sunday in Houston No team has ever come back to win the NBA title after losing the first two games of the Finals at home The sign of a great team is having different people step up and have big Houston coach Rudy Tom janovich said The last game was Ken ny Smith and this game was Sam Cas With centers Hakeem Olajuwon 34 points 11 rebounds and Shaquille ONeal 33 points 12 rebounds again offsetting one another Cassell went 8 for12 from the field and 11for12 at the foul line to score 31 had 32 for Orlando but his inability to use a fourinch height advantage to con tain Cassell defensively or dominate the Houston guard on offense hurt the Mag ics chances of winning Ill take Hardaway said searching for answeis to whats happened to the Magic
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