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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 4, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                6 A HeraldZeituna Of Sunday February Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 eraldZeitun g Sports Day The Press It was our turn to win a close Canyon basketball coach Kenny Rotzler after the Cougars edged Smithson Valley 4543 In the news Canyon Lake Yacht Club offers sailing lessons For years the Canyon Lake Yacht Club has conducted instructional programs to promote the sport of sailing on Canyon Lake Their next session will be an Introduction to Sailing class for adults beginning sailors and nonsailors on Feb 17 and 24 from 9 to 4 at the LCYC clubhouse The class is free and will be taught by experienced instructor and race winner Dick Edwards Basic sailing and specific water safety practices related to sailing will be taught Nine hours will be devoted to classroom and dockside instruc tion Three hours will be spent on sailboats Required registration is under way through Feb 14 For more information call LGYC office 5907100 Landa Park Coif to host benefit tourney for Hummel The second annual golf tournament ben efitting the Hummel Museum is scheduled for March 29 at Landa Park Golf Course in New Braunfels The competition will have a shotgun start at 8 with a fourperson perteam one best Entry fee is per player which includes green fee cart goodie bag food and refreshments and mulligans will be sold The field is limit ed to the first 21 paid Hummel Museum Inc is a nonprofit organization All proceeds benefit the museum For more information call Frank Schaeffer tourna ment chairman at 6093151 or 6255636 Guys n Dolls golf tourney aids Childrens Diagnostic Center A golf tournament which will support the Childrens Diagnostic Center in Ottine is scheduled for Feb 25 The event will con sist of twoperson teams malefemale with flighted competition determined by handi caps The entry donation of per couple should be sent to Alice Simpson 728 Summerwood Drive New Braunfels TX Please include proof of handicap The event will include prizes and a barbecue dinner The Childrens Diagnostic Center is sup port by the Elks and provides free treatment to kids For more information call 6205917 New Braunfels CYO to hold youth baseball registration Players interested in signing up for base ball fastpitched softball and tee ball can register today from 10 to 1 at Sts Peter Paul Catholic Church Local youth ages four to 18 are invited to compete in the Christian Youth Organization league A fee of will include a Tshirt and cap Discounts will be given to families regis tering three or more children Teams are encouraged to find sponsors although it is not mandatory The CYO program which is new to New Braunfels has been in existence for many years in the surrounding area CYO teaches sportsmanship leadership and excellence in sports Teams will be divided into age groups For more information call Anthony Klar at 6091694 NB girls softball set to begin Registration is under way now through Feb 9 at Vivroux Sporting Goods for girls T ball fast pitch and slow pitch competition which is sponsored by the New Braunfels Girls Softball Association is for girls ages five to 18 The fees are as follows 1 Slow pitch ages 718 1 Fast pitch ages 1018 1 Family of two or more slow pitch H Farnjly of two or more if one person plays fast pitch Tiyputs will be Feb 10 at Gomal Park from 10 am to noon and 1 to 3 anrJFeb 11 from 1 to 3 All girls older must try out porihore call 6254337 or Cougars return to district race By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor SMITHSON VALLEY The Canyon Cougars rallied from a 10point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Smithson Valley Rangers 4543 on Saturday The outcome throws the District 284A boys basketball race into a twoway tie for second place with Smithson Valley and New Braunfels locked at 43 The Uni corns a 3532 winner over Hays play dis trictleading Bastrop on Tuesday The Cougars meanwhile moved to within a game of second at 34 Canyon coach Kenny Rotzler said the victory was especially pleasing because his players prevailed despite an injury to start ing guard Hector Torres We overcame a lot of Rotzler said Hector went down in the second quarter and we had some players come off the bench and give us some valuable min utes This was a big win on the road It keeps us and everyone else fighting for the runner up playoff Canyons Jimmy Keresztury who led all players with 22 points and 15 rebounds scored on an inside spin move and drew a foul He converted the free throw with 20 seconds left to put the Cougars ahead 4443 Jason Ivey missed a baseline jumpshot on the ensuing possession and the Rangers were forced to foul Travis Wommack Wommack who had 11 points made the first free throw with seconds left With time running out Ranger guard Strauch who hit the gamewinning shot to beat Hays on Tuesday took a threepointer that hit the cylinder and bounced out Ranger coach John Valenzuela said he gave his players the option of penetrating to the rim or passing off for an open jumpshot in the closing seconds District standings 284A boys Overall District Sastfop 70 Smithson 43 New Braunfels 44 Canyon 34 Hays 1315 lockhart 1413 16 I was pleased with that last Valen zuela said The look was good and the shot was good It just didnt go in Those are the breaks We have to move on and try to win the rest of our Wommack said the Cougars were confi dent in the waning moments Our defense was playing strong all game long so we felt pretty good about our chances at that Wommack said Brad Henze Scott Johnson and Domin go Medina came off the bench to bolster the Cougar defense Canyon gained the early momentum and led 1812 midway through the second quarter But Ivey a 62 sophomore excited the Ranger Gym crowd with two dunks off steals that swung the tide to the Rangers side and pushed them to a 2321 halftime edge Ivey paced his team with 15 points The lead stretched to 3525 on Anthony Simpsons two free throws at in the third Keresztury Wommack and Rocky Johnson then led Canyon on a 142 run that put the Cougars ahead 3937 with less than three minutes remaining The turning point came when Bill Sturgis and James Bohner got into foul trouble in the fourth quarter Without their two big men the Rangers had difficulty contain ing Keresztury who had eight of the Cougars final nine points HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Jimmy Keresztury 45 led Canyon with 22 points as the Cougars avenged a home loss to Smithson Valley earlier this season On Saturday Canyon won 4543 at Ranger Gym Arispe leads SV past Cougarettes By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Smithson Valley Ranger point guard Laura Arispe made up for some lost time Arispe who returned to the team after being was inserted into the starting lineup after junior guard and leading scorer Andrea Kennedy went down with a seasonend ing injury this week Kennedy watched from the bench as Arispe a 55 junior ignited the Rangers by scoring 10 points in the fourth quarter and helping the Rangers defeat the Canyon Cougarettes 5345 at Cougar Den yesterday afternoon I am glad to be said Arispe who scored a game high 17 points When I got on the floor I was nervous at first but then I decided to go out there and have some The win by the Rangers kept them in the District 284A play off race with a 54 record 199 two games back of the second place Lockhart Lady Lions who were 52 as of Saturday afternoon Canyon is still win less in loop play at 0 overall Trailing 3732 at the end of the third quarter Smithson Valley outscored the Cougarettes 218 in the final quarter by holding Canyon to one field goal The Rangers stepped up their fast break game and their press forced the Cougarettes into eight turnovers in the fourth quarter Smithson Valley went up by as much as 10 points Canyon missed eight shots and made only 510 free throws in the critical period Arispes jumper got the Rangers within one at 3738 with under five minutes left Guard Amber Steubings free throws put the Rangers up 3938 with left Then Arispe took over She scored on three straight possessions District standings 284A girls Bastrqp Lockhart Hays Smithson Valley New Braunfels Canyon Overall 271 197 198 1015 721 District 90 72 64 54 36 O9 QBs highlight Pro Bowl By the Associated Press HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Laura Arizpe loses the ball as Canyon defenders Tiffany Weldner 52 and Elizabeth Weisman apply pressure on a fast break layup a three pointer and a jump shot off an offensive rebound The three pointer put the Rangers up 4639 with three minutes left Steubing had a solid showing scoring 11 points She made 5 of 6 free throws in the four quarter The Rangers made 1014 from the charity stripe in the fourth period Senior post Kara Warchol scored 11 points and Michelle Moore added eight for the Rangers When we finally got some steals in the we began to say Lets play our Ranger Coach Carolyn Chodre said That got us Canyon Coach Tina Duncan attributed the loss to too many mistakes by her team HONOLULU A Three quarterbacks whove bounced around in the NFL will get a chance to show how far theyve come when they guide the AFC in the Pro Bowl on Sunday With Miamis Dan Marino forced to withdraw because of an injury Jeff Blake of Cincinnati gets the starting call against the NFC Behind him will be Jim Harbaugh of the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas Citys Steve Bono None of them arrived on the NFL scene with superstar cre dentials Two of them Blake and Harbaugh were sent packing by their first teams while Bono received checks from three other teams before finding a home with the Chiefs All three however have risen to the point where theyve been selected by their peers to play in the NFLs allstar game It feels good to be here real said Blake who was sel dom used by his first team the New York Jets It was said of his career with the Jets You have to sit on the bench tyl of the time knowing that you can playthe game and not given the opportunity You just have to stay The low point came at the end of training camp in 1994 when he was cut It felt Blake said Its like if you were to get fired right now You feel it jnside and it doesnt feel too good I never want to feel that bad He hasnt Given a chance by theBengals Blake has made the most of it In just a handful of starts he passed for yards and nine touchdowns As a regular this season he led the AFC with 28 touchdown passes and set a Bengalsrecord with 326 completions while throwing for yards The statistics were enouth to earn him a fouryear contract extension that took his pay from the league minimum to million per year Harbaugh is also in line to a big pay raise but he said hes not concerned about it yet Gymnastics AllStar Cheerteading squad took second place affie United Cnserleading Associations Texas State Championships in San Marcos Coach Jennifer guided the team CLEVELAND AP Mayor Michael R White denied that an agreement has been reached with the NFL on the Cleveland Browns despite a report that a deal has been worked out between the city the league and the team WJWTV in Cleveland reported that a deal has been worked out that would allow the city to keep the Browns name and the team colors The deal would require Browns owner Art Mod ell to pay the citys legal bills in its lawsuit to keep the team in Cleveland the station said Model also would have to pay the remainder of the lease with the city for the use of Cleveland Sta dium The report also said that the NFL would approve the Browns move to Baltimore if all of those con ditions were met In return the NFL would guaran tee Cleveland a team but only if a new stadium is built i NEW YORK AP The Seattle Mariners completed a big week by agreeing to a contract with pitcher Norm Charlton that could be worth up to over three seasons Earlier in the wdjfk attle agreed to a mil lion fouryear extension with Ken Griffey Jr and to deals with and pitcher Mike Jackson Charlton was 21 wM saves and a ERA last season f Six other players agreec to contracts including Kansas City righthander Kevin Appier and Montreal outfielder Moises Alou I PITTSBURGH McClatchy lost one of his largest invests and million in equity but the Pittsburgh Pples buyer insisted the lastminute pullout wontsink the nearly done deal Apparently unhappy with I Pirates daytoday operations i Snyder bolted only three days I final paperwork was due to league baseball McClatchy a California busk out was approved by baseballs pwnership com mittee on Wednesday said he begin to raise extra capital immediately limited role in the dealer William lore McClatchys filed with major v whose buy ui SWOUWbf   

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