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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 3, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Day Cougars reach Lockhart final By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor The Canyon Cougars advanced to the championship game of the Lockhart Baseball Tournament on Friday defeat ing Austin LBJ and Seguin in the open ing round Pitcher Jerry Van Noy 11 struck out seven batters and allowed only two hits in the Cougars 43 victory over LBJ The Jaguars evened the game at 33 in the top of the fifth inning with two runs Canyon carne back with a run in the bottom of the fifth when Bret Parrish sin gled in Ricky Boehle from second base for the winning run The latestarting game was called on the twohour time limit at the end of the fifth after Boehles score Canyon had seven hits and three errors to LBJs two hits and three errors In the tournaments second round pitcher Brandon Cox fanned four bat ters tonotch his first win of the season 73 over Seguin The Matadors led 31 at the top of the sixth inning when the Cougars unloaded at the plate Reagan Georges single with no outs loaded the bases and Johnny Zunker hit safely to score a run that started a 6run barrage Patrick Hinojosa belted a 2RBI single that put the Cougars ahead 43 Boehle added an RBI single and Parrish had a 2 RBI double to cap the scoring frenzy Canyon tallied 10 hits and two errors to Seguins three hits and three errors Coach Ralph Behrend was pleased to see the Cougars bats come to life been pitching well early in the season and it was a good to have the hitting come Behrend said HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Canyons Erick Rodriguez 4 keeps an eye on the ball during first half action against Kerrville Tivy The Cougars notched their sec ond win in distrct by topping the Antlers 30 on Friday at Cougar Stadium Czelusta Chris White and Adrian Armandariz scored goals Ranger girls take district soccer lead From staff reports SMITHSON Smith son Valley Rangers overwhelmed the Canyon Cougarettes 50 and secured first place in the District 52 girls soccer standingson Friday Dawn Gibson scored four goals as Smithson Valley 202 opened up a 4 0 lead in the first half and cruised in the second half at Ranger Stadium The win over Canyon combined with New Braunfels 11 tie with Alamo Heights gives the Rangers a half game lead over the Unicorns 203 in the race for the district championship Two games remain on the schedule The Unicorns face the Rangers at NBHS on March 8 The Rangers defeated Alamo Heights last week and tied New Braunfels 11 earlier this season Gibson a freshman currently ranks among the top scorers in the district with 10 goals this season She is maturing With each game and seems to be learning when to pass the ball and when to take her Smith son Valley coach Kate OReilly She has become our main scorer this Gibsons first goal came with 30 min utes left in the first half off a comer kick by Jennifer Ealy Ealy then scored on a straight shot to the right corner of the net with 17 min utes to go in the half making it a 20 Four minutes later the Rangers were on the board again Gibson kicked a shot over the outstretched hands of the Gibson completed the firsthalf hat trick with a line drive kick that rolled through the goalies hands Right fall back Orion Thompson was the Rangers defensive standout putting pressure on the ball throughout the game Golf pro a big hit at Sundance From submitted reports Shirley Furlong LPGA touring pro offered a glimpse of her skills for the benefit of young golfers at Sundance Golf Course on Saturday The first meeting of the Canyon Mid dle School Golf Club brought together 25 boys and girls for basic golfing tips and a look a career opportunities in the field of golf Nancy Cobb math teacher and Dick Stanton principal at CMS sponsored the morning clinic which was guided by local golf pros John Clay of Northcliffe Submitted photo Pro golfer Shirley Furlong demonstrates proper follow through on her swing Canyon Middle School students were on hand for the lesson at Sundance Golf Golf and Bill Halbert of Sundance We hope to teach these young golfers integrity which they can carry with them through any Cobb said Furlong demonstrated the fundamen tals of a proper golf swing Its such a thrill to see kids so inspired and so enthusiastic about Furlong said They are a pleasure to work Sundance officials also recognized Bill Daffin formerly of New Braunfels who set a new course record at the course Daffin who currently resides in San Antonio shot a 4under 54 earlier this month He played from the blue tees and hit the green with his first shot on 17 of the 18 holes Wilkens gets to NBA milestone Atlanta coach notches career victory with fond memories By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA AP The memories came flooding back to Lenny Wilkens once again His first thought after coaching his victory was of the lone champi onship he has won with Seattle in 1979 Not far behind were becoming the NBAs winningest coach last year coaching in four NBA AllStar games and his 1990 induction into the Basket ball Hall of Fame for accomplishments as a player Perhaps Ill get in to the Hall as a coach Wilkens said after the Atlanta Hawks defeated Cleveland 7468 Friday night Not many coaches do In this case count on it Here is a man who has shown that nice guys can sur vive and thrive Here is someone who has demonstrated that a coach doesnt have to yell and scream and stomp around on the sideline to get results Take note all you young coaching hot heads of a man who has won games with quiet dignity You dont see that often in any said Atlanta guard Craig Ehlo who has played for Wilkens since 1987 Id say Lennys record is pretty Of course on a night when nostalgia and reminiscing were in order it didnt take long for Wilkens to return his focus to the tasks ahead At age 58 the fire to coach still burns with whitehot intensi ty Wilkens will fulfill another goal this summer when he coaches Dream Team HJ at the Atlanta Olympics but he said his primary aim is to bring the city its first NBA title If we add one more quality player well be he said That doesnt mean Im giving up on this The Hawks are a team devoid of any true superstars yet they stood at 3224 heading into Saturday nights game at Milwaukee Atlanta was tied for fifth in the Eastern Conference one game behind Cleveland for homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs This may be the trademark team of his career which is marked by his abili ty to push mediocre teams and players to victories Unicorns Cougars Get all the scores in Sundays Sports Day only in the Soufnernwoocf hardens Native Designs and Consultation Perennials Herbs Native Plants Aquatic Plants Antique Roses Soils Bark Mulch Bob Fitzsimmons Proprietor Daily hours MF 85 Sat 85 Sun 125 Luidj to Sin New Bnunfdi toAuitin 658 Landa Street New Braunfels Owen IOI K SANTA FE AND THE WILD WEST Including Albuquerque Santa Fe Taos May INCREDIBLE JOURNEYS INC CALL 18007775092 100 FINANCING SINCE 1968 No Down on Vinyl 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