New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 10, 1996, Page 6

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March 10, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 10, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 6 AOHeraldZeitungaSunday March Sports Day 1 To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZeitun Sports Day The Press As I walked back to the dugout after striking out I looked into the stands and saw my wife and kids boo ing Fran Healy on why he decided to retire In the news Gruene 10K to wind through scenic Hill Country course The 12th annual Gruene Texas race will take participants on a 10kilometer mile run and a twomile walke through Gruene Historic District and the scenic Hill Country of New Braunfels The race starts at 9 Saturday April 6 in front of Gruene Hall on the baks of the Guadalupe River Primary sponsors are race founders and Gruene Texas partners Pat Molak and Mary Jane Islalley Other sponsors include Roger Solers Sports in San Antonio and RunTex The Runners Store in Austin Race director is Roger Soler About runners are expected at this years event Cash and other prizes will be awarded to the top three runners in eachdiyi sion for men and women ranging in age from 14 to 70 and Texas Flag Shorts championship will continue this year The first male and female wearing Texas flag shorts to cross the finish line each will receive a Texas flag jacket courtesy of Roger Solers Sports Registration fee is before March 30 Runners can sign up in person at Roger Soler Sports 2589 Jackson Keller Rd Late registration will be after March 31 on the day of the race A portion of the proceeds go to Friends of the River a New Braunfelsbased nonprofit organization which promotes the conserva tion and preservation of the Guadalupe and Comal rivers For more information call 210 3663701 or RunTex at 512 4723259 Newks offers tennis for family The John Newcombe Tennis Ranch con tinues its program for the whole family Mens and womens leagues begin soon The following are dates and times for the junior training sessions for youth ages 418 Monday and Wednesday 56 Ages 47 Tuesday and Thursday Ages 811 Tuesday and Thursday Ages 1218 Club membership is available to the entire family with tennis swimming basket ball and volleyball The cost is per month or annually For more information call Dencil or Phil for more information 210 6259105 or 625 4957 Spring baseball camp slated NBHS Coach Neal Miller wUI lead a Spring Break Baseball Camp from 9 to noon Monday through Thursday March 1821 for players ages seven to 12 Cost is The camp will emphasize baseball fun damental such as throwing fielding hitting and base running Game situations will be discussed Players may register by calling Neal or Dee Miller at 6295518 or by sign ing up on the first day of camp March 18 at the Little League Fields Registration is limited to the first 40 players The Tuesday and Wednesday session will be at Unicorn Field on the NBHS campus Comal Bowl to host LPBT Pro Am regional tournament Top women bowlers on the pro circuit will descend on New Braunfels on Saturday March 16 through Sunday March 17 at Comal Bowl The local lanes will host the Ladies Professional Bowling Tours Southwest Regional Tournament A admission fee covers the entire weekend The cost for entry into the competition is for adults for seniors and for juniors Participants will get to bowl with six different format will be a 9pin no tap The tournament will begin with a 3game practice session on Friday from to On Saturday the competition will feature the qualifying round from 9 to 1 and from to 5 Pro Am squads will compete from to 11 On Sunday the top 12 women will begin match play 6 games from 9 to 1 The champion will be crowned at 4 Among the top bowlers signed up to play are Rene McManus 1995 Player of the Rachel Perez 1994 Rookie of the and Anne Marie Duggan 1994 Player of the Lady Unicorns capture Undefeated district record capped with 30 win over SVHS Prom staff reports No question about it No tie No close calls and flo disputes The New Braunfels Iady Unicorns saved their best Soccer for the final game of the sea son topping Smithson Valley 30 and staking claim to the District 52 championship After playing to five ties this season includ ing a 14 deadlock at Smithson Valley on Feb 23 the Lady Unicorns 303 were determined to put this one away in resounding fashion And they did taking 18 shots on goal to the Rangers two Senior midfielder Jennifer Alford got the offense into scoring position at the 12minatetnaricof the first half passing on a crossing grounder to sophomore fullback CynthiaBseobcdo who nailed the right comer of the net fora 10 lead Aggressive attacking and crisp passing proved to be the right mixture as the Lady Uni corns consistently moved into the Ranger ter ritory and took aim at the goal At the minute mark Alford dribbled near the box and took a shot that was tipped by a Ranger defend er only jo be deflected into the net by Heather Barker for a 20 lead The first half came to a close with the Uni com defense keeping the Rangers offense at bay Sweeper Summer Scheel junior fullback Patty Jo Maxey freshman fullback Laura Schuftz and freshman stopper Sarah Burke anchored the Unicom defense which held the Smithson Valley Alamo Heights Canyon Overall District 736 303 962 312 882 222 Rangers main scoring 3i son Jn check We felt tike we didnt play w best game the first time so we really wanted to come out and prove said a team GO captate Everyone worked bard at their posi tions and we came together as a stion caught the Rangers out of position The Rangers came out aggressively in the whatwe worked at all week m District 52 girls the field until the 20tninute mark when the Unicorns regained the momentum Alford took a pass from Leah Alba and put an exclamation pomt on the win driving a kick into the back of the net and closing out thescoring at 30 Coach Joey Trevino who has guided the Unicorns to their second straight playoff appear ance and second district championship in three years credited his players with putting forth sol id teamwork on both sides of the ball Our defense was the Trevino said All three goals were scored defensive tran great thing about all this atthat We have only two seniors on this team so we have the youngest team in the district he added New Braunfels gets a firstround bye before facing the winner of the Austin High vs Round Rock High game The Unicorns open theplay offs on March 18 or 19 but are tentatively set to play a warmup game with East Central on Thursday afternoon at Incarnate Word lege Smithson Valley which finishes as the dis trict runnerup faces San Marcos at Ranger Stadium next Friday Soccer stalemate New BraunfelsAlamo Heights play to 00 tie From staff reports It wasnt exactly the ending New Braunfels envisioned but a scoreless tie in the season finale will have to suffice as the Uni corns prepare for the playoffs The Alamo Heights Mules 1101 entered the contest hav ing already wrapped up the District 52 championship and they proved to be a stubborn opponent denying the Unicorns a goal in two meetings this year The Mules who completed an undefeated season in dis trict had taken the first game 10 on Feb 26 at Alamo Heights On Friday night at Unicorn Stadium it looked as if the run nerup Unicorns were ready to avenge the loss and tarnish that sparkling record New Braunfels VaVgas came through with the first scoring threat at the mark getting loose for a oneonone attack inside the box Vargas drilled the shot to the goal but the keeper came up with the block Several more attempts missed the mark as New Braunfels kicked its way to an 18 to 13 edge in shots on goal Sid Gosa Clif Steagall Travis Baker Michael Kawazoe and goalie Bradley Brandenburg anchored a stingy defense that kept the Mules frustrated througoul the second half 1 think both teams came out with the intention of finishing strong going into the playoffs and both team NBHS coach Bob Rodriguez said The Unicorns will face Hays Consolidated in the opening round of the state playoffs on Friday at 7 at Unicorn Sta dium The NBHS junior varsity stayed unbeaten in district by top ping the Alamo Heights J V 20 Goals were scored by Tommy Taylor and Noe Cruz Coach Lance Lackey guided the Unicom JV to a sweep of Alamo Heights HeraldZeitung photo by MIC New Braunfels midfielder Andy Holtman 11 takes a side kick at the ball from the ground during first half action MICHAEL DARNALL Spurs set for Sonic road test By the Associated Press SAN ANTONIO AP The San Anto nio Spurs turned their attention to the Seat lie Supersonics but not before taking care of business against the New Jersey Nets The Spurs broke open a tight game Friday night in the fourth quarter to beat the Nets 115100 in the Alamodome David Robinson scored 44 points one short of his season high The Spurs won their fifth in a row to improve to 4118 in the tightlybunched Midwest Division Utah is 4217 and Hous ton 4021 San Antonio also kept pace with the Son ics who have the best record in the Western Division at 4713 The Spurs and Sonics play Sunday in Seattle with the Supersonics having won two earlier meetings They play April 13 in San Antonio Sports Briefs SALT LAKE CITY AP Jerry Sloan got his 500th coaching victory while his Utah Jazz turned back the NBAs defending cham pions in an important Midwest Division battle But Sloan wasnt making much of either accomplishment insisting injury plagued Hous ton playing without Clyde Drexler Sam Cas sell and Mario Elie was off its game I thought we caught a team that was down a little tonight They played Thursday and their energy level probably wasnt as high as youll see later in the year when they get everyone he said Sloan wasnt that impressed with his own career milestone either Its amazing to still have a job thats the bot tom he said after the Jazz rolled over the Rockets 10989 Friday night To win 500 NBA Glance New York 89 Toronto 82 Boston 110 Clippers 97 Minnesota 103 Philadelphia 90 Washington 99 Seattle 88 San Antonio 100 Denver 90 Utah 101 Indiana 94 Charlotte 119 Dallas 105 Atlanta 83 Cleveland 72 Chicago 102 Detroit 81 Denver 103 Phoenix 92 Golden State 95 Houston 86 Lakers 102 Sacramento 89 Sundays Games Phoenix at Orlando Cleveland at Miami 1 Clippers at Philadelphia 1 Boston at Milwaukee 1 Indiana at Portland 3 Atlanta at Washington 3 Houston at Vancouver 3 Utah at Minnesota 3 Chicago at New York Dallas at Toronto 8 San Antonio at Seattle 8 New Jersey at Denver 9 Sacramento at Golden State Theres no way were going to catch the Sonics for the best record in the West if we dont take of the two games we have with said the 7foot1 Robinson who had 45 points earlier this year against the New York Knicks NB girls track runs to 1st place Unicorn boys take fourth at McNeil meet From submitted reports The New Braunfels girls track team won their second meet of the season at Austin McNeil on Fr day evening The Unicorn boys finished in fourth place Competing in temperatures that dropped into the the Unicorns warmed up enough to score 127 points and easily outpoint a 12team field New Braunfels finished ahead of Leander with 77 and Georgetown with 73 Leading the way individually for New Braunfels was Lisa Weltzer with victories in the 3200 meter run at 1 and the 1600 meter run at Oth er winners for the Unicorns were Amber Wenzel The 800meter relay team of Shaunna Sargent Anna Lisa Vargas Nola Muir and Liz Grow crossed the finish line at Grow Wenzel Sargent and Kelly Koksroa cap lured first place in the 1600 meter relay race with a time of In other girls running events Christina Williams and Kelly Clark ran to times of and 1245 respectively in the meter run Jodj Slaughter finished third at in the 800 and sixth at in the 400 Andrea Mills ran a in the 800 Bethany Carl and Karin Meder came in at and respectively in the 1600 meter run In the field events Megan Vogt soared to 50 for first place in the high jump Kristi Lindeman and Erin Baetge leaped to second and third place at 4 10 Coach Noel Hansen credited the girls for per severing through the Arcticlike conditions Brian Masch took sixth place in the high jump at 58 In the discus throw Klint Kingsbury earned fourth place with a toss of 13210 and Alec McDonald was sixth at 1203 David Simmonds and Wilkins captured third 1811 in the long jump Clay Skarovsky cleared 141 to take second in the pole vault Brian Masch vaulted 120 for sixth place Jeff Garsnett came in third place in the meter run at and fourth in the at The NB boys team of Kliff Kingsbury Merle Meder Jeff Copenhauefr and Brad Boucher fin ished fourth in the meter relay at Ive been blessed with two great play He referred to Karl Malone and John Stock ton who reprised their onetwo offensive punch for the umpteenth time Stockton led the way with 25 points on llfor12 shooting while Malone scored 17 PORT CHARLOTTE Fla AP Eddie Pearson had three hits and drove in the game winning run in the fifth inning Friday night as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Texas Rangers 72 in a split squad game for both clubs The White Sox took a 10 lead in the top of the first inning on a sacrifice fly by Robin Ven tura The Rangers tied the game in the bottom of the second on an RBI single by Damon Buford and went ahead 21 in the fourth on Lou Fra ziers sacrifice fly Chicago scored the winning runs in the fifth inning off losing pitcher Danny Smith Ray Durham tied the game with an RBI single before Pearsons ground out scored Kerry Val rie with the goahead run Chicago added one run in the seventh on Pearsons RBI single and three in the ninth on Robin Venturas threerun homer his first of the spring Larry Thomas 10 earned the win in relief of starter Luis Andujar The White Sox bullpen blanked the Rangers over the final five innings with three scoreless frames by Brian Keyser and two by Mike Texas starter Darren Oliver made his first A game appearance of the spring for the Rangers allowing one hit and one unearned run in his two innings of work with three strike outs Frazier and Buford each had two hits for the Rangers who are 63 on the spring The White Sox are 64 KISSIMMEE Fla AP Left fielder Matt Luke had two hits and three RBIs while center fielder Bemie Williams had two hits and scored twice as the New York Yankees defeat ed the Houston Astros 133 Friday before spectators Friday at Osceola County Stadium The Astros 25 have lost three consecutive spring games and the Houston pitchers have giv en up 33 runs in those games The Yankees 4 3 have scored 33 runs on 34 hits in their last two games Houston led 32 in the fifth inning before righthander Donne Wall gave up five runs on four consecutive walks one hit and two Wall 01 allowed eight runs six earned in 1 innings of work J ;