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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 3, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeftung 0 Thursday August Q Herald Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 Sports Day a The Press A part of you always feels like you can still play I was no differ Ferguson 45yearold former NFL quarterback recently signed by the San Antonio Texans of the CFL In the news Astros considers trade HOUSTON AP The Houston Astros have discussed the possibility of a trade that would allow them to acquire closer TorhHenke from the St Louis Cardinals according to a published report The Houston Chronicle today quoted sources as confirming the discussions on Wednesday but said several factors would make the deal difficult if not unlike Factors against the trade include a no trade clause in Henkes contract the diffi culty of passing him through waivers and the players the Astros would have to give up to get Henke Im flattered Houston would be inter ested but I dont think I would agree to waive my notrade Henke said Im from Missouri and this is where I want to Henke 37 has hinted he might retire after this season The Astros were hoping he would agree to the trade for the chance to finish his career on a possible playoff team Rangers knock off As 54 OAKLAND Calif AP The Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers are strug gling with injuries as they try to keep from stumbling out of the wideopen race for the wildcard spot in the American League Jeff Fryes threerun homer led the Rangers to a 54 victory Athletics but both teams were more concerned after the game with The Rangers sent Juan Gonzalez the twotime American League home run champ back to Texas for tests today on his left shoulder The As expect Danny Tartabul obtained last week in a trade with the Yankees to go on the disabled list after reaggravating a rib cage injury Gonzalez has missed the last six games because of a small bone spur behind his shoulder He has missed 41 games this season because of back quadricep hamstring and shoulder injuries Its worse today than it was yester Texas manager Johnny Oates said after the game Hes probably tired of tests but hes just not getting Reynolds downs Cardinals ST LOUIS AP Houston Astros righthander Shane Reynolds had St Louis Cardinals remembering an old favorite Reynolds whose forte is control looked a lot like former Cardinal Bob Tewksbury as he defeated St Louis 42 Wednesday night He allowed the Cardinals just two runs in six innings while striking out six and giving up no walks Of course Reynolds is used to having a zero in the base on balls cate gory Coming into the game Reynolds had faced 472 batters and issued only 13 unintentional walks Football workouts begin Aug 9 for Canyon players Canyon High School football players will begin workouts on Aug 9 at with conditioning and testing for players in grades 1012 A parents meeting is scheduled for Saturday Aug 12 at 1 The meeting is for parents of ail football players fresh men through seniors Immediately follow ing the meeting the ninth graders will be issued their locker and equipment Freshmen players will have their first workout at 8 on Aug 14 Newcombe tennis taking new club memberships Newcombe Tennis Ranch is currently accepting membership to its newly formed tennis club The cost is per family pr individual Membership includes use of the tennis hard courts and clay courts soccer field basketball courts volleyball areas snack bar and other facilities Limited memberships are avail ableFor more information call 625 9105 State Champions LEAGUE T E X A S HeraldZeitung photo by THOMAS GODLEY The New Braunfels AllStars went undefeated in the Texas State Junior League Tournament in Waco capturing the state title and advancing to the region al toumamentln Florida Above Chip Adams had two doubles Including a 2RBI shot In the ninth inning of Wednesdays 11 9 win over Bear Creek New Braunfels AllStars headed to national tournament in Lantana Florida By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor WACO Its official The New Braunfels Junior League AllStars are the best in the state The historymaking feat came in dramatic fashion Wednesday night at Wacos Senior Field as Chip Adams hit a tworun double in the ninth inning that broke a 99 tie and pushed back the Bear Creek AllStars Let me tell you that was a heck of a game said an elated NB manager Floyd Chapman It almost slipped away from us but these kids were determined They got fired up in that last inning and started telling each they could do it They didnt wantto have to come back and play that team again The AllStars next destination is Lantana Florida for the National Junior League al Tournament The team is scheduled to leave Friday And they will be riding a wave of momen tum The sweep through the state tournament brought their winning streak to 10 games seven of which were decided by five or more runs and three by 10run rule endings Bear Creek however wasnt about to go down easy Behind a tall speedthrowing right hander named Justin Ireland the Houstonarea team stayed within striking distance until late Facing a 94 deficit in the sixth inning Bear Creek loaded the bases and tallied five runs to lock the score The runs came off two hits and seven walks in the inning Until that point New Braunfels appeared well on its way to the national tour nament After jumping out to a 32 lead Cody Reimer belted a twoRBI double to extend it to 62 in the second inning In the fifth Adams smacked an RBI double to the left field wall and Jared Fellers followed with 2run shot to the same spot that gave New Braunfels a 94 lead Pitcher Javier Gonzales and the defense had Creek for five innings The reser in Floridaseemed a sun thing Then things began to unravel in the sixth Three straight walks loaded the bases and three more walks brought in runs Suddenly it was a 99 game New Braunfels got out of the inning when Andy Schmid struck out Nathan Espinoza NB coaches Chapman and Mike Reimer Scoring NB AllStars Bear Creek 330030 133 202005 6 5 gathered the team in the dugout for a final pep talk We told them to stay focused and just try to gel on Chapman said We were making good contact against their pitcher so we knew it was just a matter of hanging in there Bear Creek had a chance to end the game with two outs and runners at first and second in the seventh inning Ireland took a fast ball to deep center field and all eyes were on Adams who calmly guided it into his glove and brought a collective sigh of relief to the New Braunfels crowd Neither team could muster offense in the eighth inning Irelartds speed was still on and Schmid was finding the strike zone with con sistency The New Braunfels defense then came through with a key double play With two outs and a runner at first base NB shortstop Eric Sultemeier scooped up a hard hit grounder tossed it second baseman Andy Schmid who fired it to first baseman Ty John son for a double play that ended the eighth inning and charged New Braunfels with new life In the ninth catcher Cody Chapman led off by running out an infield grounder Pinch hitter Cody Erben then singled with a hard shot past shortstop Mike McClung putting runners in scoring position The stage was set for Adams who had connected on three doubles Tuesday in a 105 win over San Antonio Columbia He came through again His line shot to left center soared into the gap scoring Chapman and Erben and ending Irelands night at the mound He dedicated that hit to his said father Charlie Adams whose wife Gay cele brated her birthday Wednesday The New Braunfels defense held strong as Bear Creek made a final rally in the ninth Schmid struck out Eric Oertli before Jeremy Aucoin reached bha topof the lineup was approaching wheri Scfiniid slyly threw to first base for a pickoff thatgot the second out and took the life out of Bear Creek Gabe Lucas then flew out to center field Gonzales earned the win and notched his 17th victory with no no losses this season Were ready for Chapman said Its just incredible what these kids have Aikmans retirement hinges on Cowboys winning attitude By DENNE H FREEMAN AP Sports Writer AUSTIN the million year Troy Aikman plays the game because he likes to win His thirst for competition drives him like a former coach he used to have the one with the perfect hairdo chubby cheeks and winordie attitude But after this season the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys could walk away from the Sundays he loves Aikman doesnt guarantee hell be around forever Or next year I really dont Aikman said There are times when I say I want to do this until they drag me off the field There are times when I could take it or leave it I have physical concerns and I dont want to get to the point where I just play for a pay check Injuries might drive him from the game but he is basically too Oklahoma tough to let that happen So what could trigger his departure from the NFL He could never stand to play on a losing Sports briefs TUSCALOOSA Ala AP The NCAA put Alabamas football program on three years probation banning it from postseason play for one year and making it forfeit 11 games in 1993 for using an ineligible player University president Roger Sayers called the sanctions excessive and inappropriate and said the school would appeal The NCAA said the football program exhibited a distressing failure of institutional The NCAA said Alabama was censured for three chief reasons Jelks obtained from boosters six impermissible deferredpayment loans totaling during 1989 and 1990 that the NCAA said he did not pay back Langham was allowed to play in 11 regular season games in 1993 even though he had signed with an agent and athletic officials were aware that a potential violation of rules had occurred team again He had enough with a 115 team his rookie year to know he never wants to stoop that low again And he could never stand to play on a team that didnt care If it got to the point where I felt this orga nization wasnt doing what it should to remain competitive it could drive me to retire prema Aikman said I enjoy what Im doing but there are other things in the world I love the camaraderie of my teammates but I have friends outside of football Winning is what it all comes down Aikman said he would have seriously con sidered retirement if the Cowboys had won the Super Bowl last year We didnt do it so I didnt have to make that Aikman said Now I dont know what I would do if we win a third Aikman has won two Super Bowl rings with the perfectionist Johnson as his coach Aikman still reserves judgment on Barry Switzer who lured the quarterback to Okla homa but ran an offense that made Aikman jump to UCLA The Cowboys lost 3828 to San Francisco in the NFC championship game last year with Switzer as head coach schools faculty athletics representa tive provided false and misleading informa tion to the NCAA in the Langham case DALLAS AP Unless Mickey Mantle has further cancer surgery the baseball legend prob ably has less than a year to live Mantles doctors at Baylor University Medical Center discovered several cancerous spots on the right lung of the former New York Yankees star during a routine followup exam to his June 8 liver transplant PHILADELPHIA AP Lenny Dykstra the Philadelphia Phillies AllStar outfielder will miss the rest of the season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to relieve arthritis under his right kneecap NEW YORK Kantarian a top executive at Radio City Music Hall apparently will be hired as president of major league base ball a job that will put him in charge of assorted business operations The New Yorit Times said New Braunfels Junior Golf pairings NEW BRAUNFELS JUNIOR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP PAIR BOYS 1517 AGE GROUP 18 Group time am David Brawner Will Slaughter David Mendenhall Group Time Justin Vogt Gabby Bustos Bryan Boutwejl Group Time am Jeff Powell Jason Leach Chad Kelly Brian Fancher Gatlyn McDonald Joshua CoMn Group Time Keith Britton J Dylan Refnlnger Jeffrey Kovalctk Joshua Downey GIRLS 1317 AGE GROUP 9 Tees S Group Time 1054 am Laura Boutwell rCjirjstineTreanor Cobb GIRLS 1012 AGE GROUP 9 BOYS 1314 AGE GROUP 18 Tees Group Time 958 am Neel Mayo Justin Weiman Stewart Griffin Sondy Coker Group Time am Andrew Hause Garrett Sullivan Michael Macchia MaroKieschnick Group Time am Josh Speck Michael Jost Matthew Wilkinson Hermes Group Time John Ray HagenCqhle Chris Weil Michael Schaeffer Starters Time No Group BOYS 1012 AGE GROUP 9 Tees Group Time 1038 am Chris Halley Group Time am Christine Kovalcik Stephanie Schaeffer Stephanie Klvlin BOYS 79 AGE GROUP 6 Holes Red Tees Group Time am Josh Ray Bradley Bevil RULES FOR CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT 1 All United States Golf Association USGA rules will apply unless other wise noted by the course professional All pjayers may improve their lie in the fairway only the length of the score card by use of the clubhead oily no use of 3 Play will be conducted as follows 1517 Tees 1314 Tees 1012 Tees 1017 Tees 79 Tees 4 NO COACHING is allowed during the tournament Allow the players to play their own games Marshals will be on the course if you have any questions