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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 6, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung O Thursday July Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 Herald Sports Day The Press The Days Quote I wished it hadnt ended that way I like to win without any questions I always finish strong so I feel I would have won it Bernal winner of the San Marcos Fire cracker 5K In the news NB Jr Golf schedules clinics The New Braunfels Junior Golf Association has scheduled several clinics and tournaments this month On Monday July 10 at 6 golf pro Bill Halbert will lead a clinic for young golfers at Sundance Golf Course on Common Street On Wednesday July 19 at 6 a clinic will be conducted at the New Braunfels Driving Range on 46 The following week July 26 the NBJGA will have a 9hole tournament beginning at 6 at Lees Par 3 A second tournament will be Wednesday August 2 at ParTee Golf Center on 46 For more informa tion call Joe Tafoya NBJGA vice presi dent at 6256881 Local bowling club begins membership drive July 7 The Barbarosa Bowling Club encour ages interested bowlers to sign up for a new bowling league being organized on Friday July 7 The club is located on Farm to Market Road 758 For more infor mation call 6253127 or 3794378 Seguin softball league takes team registration by July 13 The Seguin Activity Center is now accepting applications for its Womens Softball League The entry fee is per team The deadline is Thursday July 13 Game will be played on Friday evenings at the Seguin Fourplex Roster may be picked up atVivroux Sporting Goods For more information callCindy at 3039333 New Braunfels tennis group host tournament on July 15 The New Braunfels Tennis Association will sponsor an adult tennis tournament on July 15 16 at the New Braunfels High School tennis courts For more information David Mueller at 6204210 or Kevin Bruington at 6290171 Water park world bodyboarding championship moves to August Schlitterbahn Waterparks annual Continental Airlines Flow Rider World Bodyboarding Championships have been rescheduled for August Originally set for June 89 the competition has been moved to August 2627 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 NB runner Bernal takes right turn to 5K defense By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Juan Bcmal thought hed run enough 5Ks to have seen every kind of ending Mondays finish at the Firecracker 5K in San Marcos however left the New Braunfels runner a veteran of at least a hundred such races with another memorable story to share with coworkers With about a mile to go in the course Bernal was trailing the leader by ten seconds He fig ured it was going to take his patented strong kick the final stretch to keep intact his three year reign on the event Decades of running strategy were going through his mind when suddenly the guy in front pulled a strange move He kept going said Bernal The arrow was right there but he just kept going Id run this race so many times that I knew without thinking where to The rest of the pack followed queue down the right path while the leader Ros Hill paced another 20 seconds before realizing his goof Afterwards Hill explained that he hadnt run the race in three years and simply missed the arrow Ill go right the next he said For now Bernal is reveling in his sense of direction He finished in a time of and defended the title I wished it hadnt ended that he said I like to win without any questions I always finish strong so I feel I would have won it Thats a bold statement but anyone familiar with his track record is inclined to believe him Bernal a member of the New Braunfels Run ning Club is the sevenyear defending cham pion in his age group at the Grucne 10K In the 3539 division his name appears in the top three at most area 5K and 10K events Just last month he won at the Schlitterbahn Three Parks Runs 3539 group He admits though he isnt in the best shape These days the road work is down to 20 miles per week about half the distance he was log ging a year ago Finding time in a hectic sched ule to train is the main obstacle He puts in long hours as an assistant manager at HEB and vol unteer track coach at St Peter and Paul Middle School Still Bernal has confidence at every race he enters That the frontrunner lost his way is unfortunate but part of the competition I kind of fell sorry for he said 1 didnt get a chance to talk to him after the race but I did talk to his friends They said I should give him the trophy I dont know about that If it had been me now thats a different NB Senior AllStars top Canyon Lake By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor If one game is any indication the New Braun fels Senior League AllStars Blue team appears headed to familiar territory the state tourna ment In its first outing in the District SlToumament 14yearold boys NB Blue was all business Wednesday night at Canyon High Schools Cougar Field shutting out the Canyon Lake AllStars 100 Officials halted game on the 10run rule in the fifth inning NB Blue looked like a team on a mission to repeat last years District 31 Championship and trip to the state tournament in Brenham Pitcher Joseph Antosh hurled a 1hitter strik ing out eight batters to earn the victory For Canyon Lake pitcher Daniel Evans went five innings before giving way to Roy Rodriguez Through four innings Antosh appeared on his way to a nohitter The righthander was finding the low outside corner getting batters with a screwball and mixing in the high fastball Meanwhile the NB Blue defense was flawless retiring the side three times en route to an error less game Greg Williams started the show in the first inning with a rundown of a fly ball hit deep to left field The catch saved a run and ended in a double play Greg made a fine grab after it looked like he had gotten NB Manager Kery Noble said He caught up with it and showed a good arm getting it Canyon Lake proved as solid on defense in a fastmoving game in which only one error was committed But it was at the plate where things went astray said Canyon Lake Coach Cindy Allison was good but our batting just wasnt Allison said Weve been hitting all year but we just do it I will say we fared better than last year when they beat us In the fifth inning Eric Poeck completed a Sports Briefs WIMBLEDON England AP Andre Agassi led a historic march of the top four seeds into the Wimbledon semifinals today Topseeded Andre Agassi reached the semi finals at Wimbledon with a straight sets win over Jacco Eltingh Agassi was joined in the final four by twotime defending champion and No 2 seed Pete Sampras No 3 Boris Becker and No 4 Goran Ivanisevic It marks the first time since seeding began in 1927 that the top four mens and womens seeds have reached the semifinals at Wimbledon The womens semifinalists are topseeded Steffi Graf No 2 Arantxa Sanchez Vicario No 3 Conchita Martinez and No 4 Jana Novotna o HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL New BraunfelsChfton Fischer gets caught on a steal by Canyon Lake third baseman Willie Weeks The NB AllStars won the game 100 ly off target allowing the final run to score For the game NB Blue had eight hits Eric Hovelson went twoforthree including a 3 RBI double in the first inning that made it 40 Clifton Fischer Darren Classen Williams and Poek each had a single The NB Blue AllStars play the winner of the LockhartLuling game today at 4 at Cougar Field double play to put Antosh in position for the no hitter Colby Hulh however spoiled the attempt on the next atbat with a single to the right gap Antosh struck out the final batter to end the inning With a 90 lead NB Blue closed out the game when Poeck popped up to shallow right Bartlett tagged up at third and head ed for home The throw was on time but slight In the semis Agassi will play Becker and Sampras will face Ivanisevic In the womens semifinals today Graf plays Novotna and defending champion Martinez faces Sanchez Vicario PLANTATION Fla AP Seattle Sea hawks wide receiver Brian Blades who wit nessed his cousins shooting death owned the gun that killed him police believe Police say its unclear who pulled the trigger but Brian Blades was the only other person in the room when the gun went off killing Charles Blades 24 Only suicide has been ruled out because detectives have yet to talk with the play er Hes expected to be interviewed today NEW YORK AP Eddie Murray who became the 20th player in major league history to get hits was picked as AL player of the week and Hideo Nomo who won all six of his starts in June was selected NL pitcher for the is only the second switchhitter with hits Nomo became the first Japanese player to be chosen for the AllStar game He went 60 with an ERA for the Dodgers in June and was selected as the National Leagues player of the month Derek Bell of Houston and Ken Caminiti of San Diego traded for each oilier last offseason were selected as coplayers of the week in the Baylor coaches facing prison Foreman says the end looms for boxing bid DALLAS AP If HBO Sports can put together a tournament to unify the heavy weight title the cable network betterdo it soon i f it wants George Foreman as part of the eightman field Foreman a color commentator for HBO employee and recent titleholder said day he plans to have stopped fighting by the lime the tournament ends next June The tournament announced Wednesday in London would begin in October J No matter who puts on what kind Cff pro gram Im not going to linger on another Foreman said during a visit tp pro mote his new autobiography I just caiit do it Ive given my family my word nd more Foreman 46 won the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Uniop titles by beating Axel Schultz of Germany irj April Foreman recently gave up the IBFlcrown because he refused a rematch He said Wednesday he doesnt believe in rematches because they lead to grudges and hes promised his family he will neveii throw another punch in anger Besides he said the fighter who in the ring is the real champion People recognize the guy who wpn it in the Foreman said If you lose it in the theyre going to recognize that too So Im having a in my Foreman has said hed like to Mike Tyson only if Tyson is not represented by promoter Don King Tyson also has a deal with Showtime Neither Tyson nor Oliver McCall part of HBOs package because Don King wont let said Seth Abraham head pf HBO Sports The proposed field would include man Riddick Bowe Lennox Lewis Michael Moorer Evander Holyfield Herbie Hide Ray Mercer and Tommy Morrison all either current or former champions pf either the WBC WBA IBF or WBO NL Jeff Conine of Florida was chosen as the leagues player of the month Seattles Edgar Martinez was AL player of the and Kansas Citys Kevin Appier was AL of the month NEW YORK AP Next weeks AllStar game has generated robust sales of commercial time despite a 20 percent attendance Jrop fol lowing the 232day strike The strong showing comes even as The Baseball Network formed less than two years ago to handle baseball com mercial sales has announced plans tq disband after this season TBN sold about inillion in commercial time for the AllStar game set to be broadcast by ABC on Tuesday night WACO Texas AP When they came to Baylor in 1992 Gary Thomas and Kevin Gray thought they had hitched their wagons to a rising star as assistants to new head mens basket ball coach Dane Johnson Troy Drummond signed on a year later with similar hopes Johnson who won backtoback NAIA national championships at Okla homa City University before taking the Baylor job was determined to turn the Waco school into a basketball power Then the bottom fell out Today Johnson is no longer coach ing Thomas Gray and Drummond are scheduled to appear in federal court Fri day where they face possible prison terms for helping five recruits cheat so they could get into Baylor The jolting halt to their careers start ed Aug 30 1993 when Baylor womens basketball coach Pam Bowers penned a memo to athletic director Dick Ellis former athletic director Grant Teaff and compliance officer Clyde Hart The communication contained infor mation on possible NCAA violations in the mens basketball program That memo launched a thousand ships as it said a person close to the case who asked not to be identified Gray and Drummond were indicted tried and convicted of federal conspiracy in addition to mail and wire fraud charges for helping recruits cheat to get into the school was fired after Baylor administrators said his program had vio lated school and NCAA rules He was then indicted and tried with his assis tants He was acquitted but still is look ing for work as a basketball coach NCAA launched an investi gation of Baylor that has grown into a probe of athletes who attended or are attending more than 40 other NCAA schools When we needed a getaway Enterprise picked us The family car is great around own But for a trip No way So we called Weekend Special Applies 10 any midsize or smaller car rented from Friday 10 Monday by lot a ihrecilay toial o unlimiied mileage wiihiit ilic siaic o Texas Optional damage waiver is available or per day Availably is limited and restrictions apply so call lor details I Pa Day Enterprise Their rates are low and if you need a ride 10 the rental office theyll even pick you up at your home office or repair shop no ENTERPRISE RENTACAR Pick Enterprise Well Pick You Pick up at youc home otlice 01 lepaii shop is subject to certain lime geogiaptM ana 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