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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 30, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung O Friday June O 5 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 School sports are not for the bashful Students who voluntarily participate In school athletics have reason to expect Intrusions upon normal rights and privileges Includ ing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on drug testing of athletes in public schools In the news New Braunfels Junior golfers place at national tourney Michael Schaeffer af member of the New Braunfels Jr Golf Association shot a 78 in the championship round to place sixth in the age 13 division at the TexasOklahonna Jr Golf Tournament in Wichita Falls Schaeffer was one of four local golfers who competed at the tournament which drew more than entrants from across the Chris Weil an NBJA member finished fifth in the age 14 division shooting a 76 in the championship round Weil is competing in the TexAce Tournament in San Antonio this week Bryan Boulwell shot a and 91 in the tournament In the girls division Stephanie Schaeffer placed sixth with a fourday series of 46 and 45 at the La Vista Course Michael Schaeffer will travel to compete his first American Junior Golf Association Tournament on July 10 in Afton Oklahoma He also plans to compete in the Optimist International Jr Golf Championship at Doral County Club in Rorida on July 1621 Local karate classes offered Registration for adult and youth martial arts and self defense classes currently is under way Instructor Matthew Whyte a black belt with 15 years experience will lead the classes Youth classes covering Shotokan Tai Kwan Do and Kempo scheduled for Mondays and Wednesday from to 630 on Friday Adult classes are Mondays and Wednesday from to 8 Tai Chai classes for youth and adults ages 16 and older take place Fridays from 7 to 8 Kickboxing instruction is offered Fridays from 6 to 7 The classes which emphasizes self defense and personal training along with some tournament competition will be at ComprerTensive Fitness 1551 Walnut White a former instructor at karate schools in Virginia and Guam has trained under super heavyweight champion kick boxer Dennis Lane For more information call 6065339 Missions baseball announces New Braunfels Day at the park The San Antonio Missions baseball team has designated July 30 as New Braunfels Day The Missions will play the Tulsa Drillers at San Antonio 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 620 0939 NB Little League registration The New Braunfels Little League fall training for boys and girls ages 911 is now taking registration for incoming minor and major league players for the 1996 season The training will develop skills in prepa ration for the Spring League and Saturday games in September and October Registration fee is until July 1 Late fee is Adults interested in man aging coaching or umpiring are encour aged to contact the league Registration forms are available at Rawlings Sporting Goods and Vivroux Sporting Goods For more information call Michael Garrott at 6092248 Canyon Lake Golf sets league Canyon Lake Golf and Country Club is taking memberships for a new Monday night golf league The ninehole competition will begin at every Monday Entry fee is with going to the pro shop for credit earning The other will be collect ed for an endof theseason league prize with the points winner getting For more information call 8993372 Drug testing athletes unlikely in districts By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor District athletic directors said a new policy would not likely form in response to the Supreme Courts recent ruling allowing drug testing of athletes in public schools The courts decision came this week in a 63 vote that gave schools the right to carry out random drug testing saying that students who participate in sports are open to such scrutiny New Braunfels Athletic Director Tim Kings bury said the school district does not have a ran dom drug testing policy for athletes and the issue has not been formally discussed by district officials He said he did not believe the recent court decision would have an impact locally It just doesnt seem like something we would need to implement in our Kingsbury said First of all it would single out athletes and that couldbe seen as unfair to select one group Why not also test students who are not involved in sports or students in other extracurricular activities like band or debate I think students who are involved in extra curricular activities tend to be the ones least likely get involved with The other aspect is that drug testing would be prohibitive as far as cost is he added Smithson Valley Athletic Director Larry Hill said he has not discussed the drug testing issue with Comal Independent School District offi cials but said he does not foresee it becoming policy in the near future If a kid has a drug problem then we would want to do whatever we could to help him or Hill said But the biggest drawback with random drug testing is that it does not seem economically feasible I dont know of any school district in the state that has drug testing or that cpuld afford Hill added that the courts ruling unfairly tar gets athletes but that it was not unusual because athletes already are expected to meet higher demands under the nopass noplay law Canyon Athletic Director Larry Nowotny said drug testing could be useful in certain cas es but he would be against a random testing pol icy if it was not a studentwide policy It has been studied in the past and there are instances where it would be appropriate but as a general policy for athletes it is not easy to do because of costs and legal ramifica Nowotny said The drug testing issue stemmed from an Ore gon school districts policy that required students who wanted to participate in interscholastic athletics to provide urine samples under moni tored conditions at school The program applied to all students whether suspected of drug use or not Speaking for the court majority Justice Antonin Scalia defend ed the ruling saying school sports are not for the bashful Students who voluntarily participate in school athletics have reason to expect intru sions upon normal rights and privileges includ ing NB AllStars split series with Yoakum AL 10yearold boys play for little league title tonight From staff reports GONZALES The New Braunfels American Little League AllStars are one game away from taking the District 31 title in the 10yearold boys division On the verge of elimination Thursday the NB AllStars came back to win the second game of a doubleheader against Yoakum forcing a show down for the title tonight The game starts at 7 in Gonzales NB AllStar Coach Michael Garrott said the title will likely come down to pitching I think whoever comes out with a strong per formance at the mound will win Garrott said Both teams have to be a bit tired These kids have played seven games in less than two weeks They will have to dig deep one more The NB AllStars have come back from deficits to win four of their seven games so far in the tour nament On Thursday Yoakum edged the NB AllStars in a seveninning game that had been delayed by rain The team played to a 77 tie after five innings on Wednesday when officials halted play The game resumed with Yoakum at bat a runner on first base and two outs Pitcher Matt Schulke got the NB AllStars out of the inning but Yoakum came back to score the winning run in the eighth inning on four walks For the game the NB AllStars had 11 hits and one error to Yoakums 10 hits and six errors In game two pitcher Justin Delgado shut out Yoakum with three innings giving up no hits Chad Gregson led off the first inning with a single and was driven in by Delgado for a 10 lead The NB AllStars broke open the game in the fifth inning with five runs Peter Lingamfelter Jimmy Quiroz Chris Halley Gregson Zeb Vick nair and Jimmy Rodriguez led the sixthinning barrage Yoakum came back with three runs in the sixth inning but pitcher Jory Werth entered the game and preserved the 63 victory The NB AllStars collected eight hits in the game and had only one error Yoakum had three hits and one error The kids came back after that first loss which we could have easily Garrott said They never got down and they played wonderlul base ball when everything was on the Coach Garrott said he will start Jimmy at the mound tonight Regardless of the outcome tonight these kids will be winners for what theyve already accom Garrott said Theyve already proven they are Lefty with zip HeraldZeitung photos by THOMAS GODLEY Jory Werth a New Braunfels American Little League AllStar will be a key player in the team quest to capture the District 31 championship in the 10yearold boys division The NB AllStars must beat Yoakum The game begins at 7 tonight in Gonzales Fishing for flounder is not so common Where have all the floun der gone on the mid to low er Texas Thats a popular question among saltwater anglers We havent seen a good flounder run in several said Captain John Woolen Woolen who guides fishermen from Cor pus Christi to the land cul says I fished over day last year and caughl only one There are many other guides who didnt catch As for me I managed to calch only one last year In years past flounder were plenti ful and easy to catch either with a flounder gig at night or on a rod and reel But now its a rare occurrence to even see a flounder on the mid to lower coast 1 asked over a dozen longtime fishing guides for their opinion on where the flounder are and heres some of what they said Too much harvesting in years past has killed the flounder Commercial fishermen have been allowed to overharvest them Flounder are extremely vulnerable in the mid to lower coast because the water is normally clear enough and shallow enough to gig them The upper coast still has a great flounder population because of three factors very little commercial fishing deeper water offcolored waler I have been told that the Gulf Coast Con servation Association GCCA is targeting flounder restocking in the near future much the same as they did trout and redfish Hopefully their efforts along with those from the Texas Parks and Wildlife will bring our flounder population back Theres no question that their work on trout and redfish has been successful Saltwater fishing for them is better now than it has been in 20 years But for now if youre looking for some good flounder action my suggestion is to try the upper coast specifically Sabine Lake It is not uncommon for anglers to catch easy lim its year round Keith Warren is the host of The Texas Angler television show which broadcasts statewide Catch The Texas Angler on Sun day mornings at and Friday mornings at cm HSE You can contact the Texas Angler at Box 310601 New Braunfels TX HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL The Rockies of the New Braunfels National Little League finished in first place Team mem bers are front left to right Chad Welmers Colin Johnson Michael OBrien Dylan Relnlnger Edward Rodriguez Evan Rodriguez back row Coach Russell Hansmann Logan Jones Brent Green Coach John Green jared Collins Dustin Williams Javin Walker Manager Chris Welmers Drew Sollberger also was on the team First round NBA draft pick Smith a big deal for Warriors TORONTO AP No one made a big deal about Joe Smith when he first got to Maryland in 1993 Sure he had good size and an impres sive physique but the top prep player that year from his home state of Virginia was a guy named Jerry Stackhouse who went to play for Dean Smith along with a highly touted big man Rasheed Wallace In two seasons with the Terrapins Smith blossomed and on Wednesday night he became the lop pick in the NBA draft ahead of the two Tar Heel sophomores When 1 got to Maryland no one expected me to have as successful a season as 1 Smith said alter the Warriors made him only the third sophomore ever selected first I came out and surprised everybody even myself My confidence just skyrocket ed from Game 1 and it never went Smith who at 6foot10 played cen ter in college but will be a power for ward in the pros led a crop of 19and 20yearolds at ihe lop of the draft One fifth pick Kevin Gamett is just out of high school Alabamas Antonio McDyess was lakcn second by the Los Angeles Clip pers then traded along with Randy Woods to Denver for Brent Barry the 15th pick and forward Rodney Rogers Stackhouse was selected next by Philadelphia followed by Wallace cho sen fourth by Washington McDyess Stackhouse and Wallace all left school after two seasons Minnesota went fifth producing the biggest question mark of the draft Chicago high schooler Kevin Garnett The nilthin 610 forward is only the fourth high school player ever selected in the NBA draft
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