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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 20, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                6 p HeraldZeitung 0 Wednesday March Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZeiitung Sports Day The Press The only pitcher I had left was Mike Armstrong and the reason I didnt use him was that I wanted to win the Billy Martin In the news Golfer hits an ace at Landa Loren Poppe of Fairmont MN sank a holeinone on the 15th hole at Landa Park Golf Course last week The shot came on a par three from 155 yards away off the end of a seven wood Poppe a senior citizen and Vacationer at Schlitterbahn Water Park finished with a score of 94 on the 18hole course TBarM to host spring tennis tournament on March 24 A Spring Fling Tennis Tournament is scheduled to begin at 1 Sundaay March 24 at TBarM Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels The mens and womens doubles tourna ment featuring a king and queen of the is open to the public Director Paul Domanski will present award to the winners Drinks and snacks will provided The fee is per person and must be made by March 21 Adult softball season to begin A meeting for adult softball players is set for Thursday March 21 at 7 at Wholesale Beers across from Canyon High School Rosters and fees will be due at that time A short meeting to review American Softball and Association rules will begin at For more information call 6093125 Registration continues for Hummel Golf Tournament Golfers can still sign up to play in the Hummel Museums Golf Tournament set for Landa Park Course on Friday March 29 and many local businesses and individuals have made contributions to this tournament to make it a success The competition starts at 8 Registration fee is per person for a four man team which includes green fee cart rental lunch and prizes Tournament Chair Frank Schaeffer has assembled a wide array of sponsors and prizes for the tournament including a hole inone prize 1996 Ford Ranger XLT cour tesy of Bluebonnet Motors on the par 3 hole No 9 Tickets will be sold for the museums Hummelfest Raffle Prizes include a signed Ben Hogan sculpture by Paul Tadlock of New Braunfels and two roundtrip airline tickets compliments of Continental Airlines and Rennerts New Braunfels Travel For more information call 210 6095131 or pick up an entry form at the Hummel Museum Rockin R sponsors volleyball inner tubing competition The Rockin R Riverjam is signing up vol leyball teams and inner tubing contestants for the April 6 music festival Sign up also is being taken for a jalepenoeating contest scheduled for 3 The fee is per volleyball team Call Barrys Underpass Saloon after noon at 6251223 for entry forms The inner tube contest begins at 1 Cost is per person which includes an inner tube life jacket and transportation to the river Entry fee is for the jalepeno eating contest All contests have first second and third place prizes Tickets to the Riverjam are or per family Each contestant in the volleyball inner tubing and jalapeno eating contest receives free entry into the fesitival For more information call 6095030 Optimists club golf tourney set for March 30 The New Braunfels Optimists will kick off the first annual Friends of Youth Golf Tournament Saturday March 30 at Rebecca Creek Golf Course northeast of Spring Deadline for registration is March 23 Proceeds from the tournament will benefit local youth scouts Little League teams Boys State prqgrarris bicycle safety cours es a Youth Appreciation Banquet and fgnd jng for scholarships NBHS keeps district record perfect By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor When pitcher Joy Orr wasnt hurting the Bastrop Lady Bears with strikes she was doing her best to beat them on the other side of the plate Orr a senior righthander struck out six batters and collected three hits including a home run as the New Braunfels Unicorns routed Bastrop 111 and kept their district record perfect on Tuesday night in Bastrop With the victory the Unicorns 118 40 stayed firmly entrenched atop the District 28 4A standings Bastrop was defenseless against the Uni corn scoring attack which tallied two runs in each of the first three innings to take a com manding 60 lead The Unicorns exploded for five more runs in the fourth inning before the Lady Bears got on the Scoreboard The game was called on the 10 run rule in the fifth inning Roxanne Blue and Melinda Aguirre both hit triples in the fourth inning that brought in runs The Unicorns had eight hits and only a sin gle error a statistic that pleased NB coach Cindy Manley Bastrop has struggled but they usually hit the ball Manley said It was good to see us come close to not having any The Unicorns next play Smithson Valley on Friday at NBHS The plays at 2 followed by varsity at In other district action the Lockhart Lady Lions edged the Canyon Cougarettes in a 17 16 shootout in Lockhart Smithson Valley topped Hays 93 District standings 284A Softball tockhart 1110 Smfthson Valley 78 Hays HM1 Basttop 44 5 Tuesdays scores r New Sraurifeis 1 1 iodKhart 1 tocWiart 17 Canyon t6 Smtthddri Valley 9 3 Kerrvilte Tivy 13 Fox Tsch Unicorns oust Bowie By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor MO HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL New Braunfels midfielder Andy Holtman played headsup soccer on Tuesday night in a 21 playoff victory over Austin Bowie The New Braunfels Unicorns hadnt given up a point in four games In fact they hadnt trailed an opponent since Feb 13 against Alamo Heights So when the Austin Bowie Bulldogs 1131 surprised everyone with a goal at the 5minute mark in the first half naturally there was a bit of con cern among the faithful at Unicorn Stadium on Tuesday night Not to worry At the 10minute marie midfielder Kyle Reneau took a penalty kick and nailed the shot past Bowie goalie Daniel Smith for a 11 tie Given that spark the Unicorns 1623 scored again 17 minutes later when Josh Motz rico cheted a shot off the top post The ball bounced to midfielder Marco Sanchez who drilled the deflection into the net from 18 yards out The 21 lead was all New Braunfels needed to get past their secondround playoff opponent The defense stiffened in the second half holding Bowie scoreless the rest of the way and the Unicorns advanced to face Round Rock McNeil a 60 winner over Seguin Though unexpected the early deficit hardly rattled the playoffsavvy Uni corns It wasnt that big a deal at that Reneau said It was so early when they scored we knew there was plenty of time to come back Wed come back before in other games this season so we knew we just had to keep our heads up and get back into the game It wasnt our best effort but we did what we had to do to The Bulldogs came out aggressively in the second half but were unable to penetrate the Unicorns defensive pressure by Sid Gosa Micheal Kawa zoe Andy Holtman and Tqivis Baker Meanwhile Joe Burke PA Vargas and Sanchez kept up the offensive attackjim i i juaarhud Secured with the lead NBHS coach Bob Rodriguez went into aderen sive mode with 20 minutes remaining using a single forward formation and attacking the middle The Unicorns finished with an 186 edge in shots on goal We felt like we had control in the second Rodriguez We went to our defensive stand and still had some scoring Van Noy leads CHS past Reagan From staff reports The Canyon Cougars scored four runs in the fourth inning and defeated the Austin Reagan Raiders 94 on Monday night in Austin Canyon improved its record to 86 and rebounded from a series split in the Belton Tournament on Satur day After winning the first game over Temple Canyon lost in the second round The final game for third place was rained out Senior righthander Jerry Van Noy went six innings to earn the victory over Reagan He gave up two hits and struck out 13 batters before leaving the mound toRea gan Georae The Cougars opened the scoring in the first inning with two runs Van Noy hit a double that drove Brett Parrish who had reached first on an error and was sacrificed to third base George singled Van Noy home In the third inning Ricky Boehle walked with one out stole second and scored pn a double by Van Noy Bran don Cox connected on a sacrifice fly that brought home Van Noy Four runs were added in the fourth inning as Canyon took command Jason Shields Tyson Carroll and Brett Parrish loaded the bases on walks Ricky Boehle hit into a fielders choice but an error led to two runs Van Noy then singled to drive in Parrish and Boehle Shields got a hit in the fifth inning that brought in George and completed the scoring The Cougars next host Austin McNeil on Friday at 7 at Cougar Field Cowboys Irvin called as drug witness DALLAS AP Prosecutors say Dallas Cow boys wide receiver Michael Irvin will be subpoe naed to testify Thursday before a grand jury about why he was in a motel room where a woman was arrested on drug charges While investigating a motel managers complaint ear ly March 4 about possible prostilution and drug use poli ce in suburban Irving said they discovered marijua na cocaine and drug paraphernalia in a room occu pied by four people A woman identified as Angela Renee Beck 22 of Ce dar Hill a south Dallas suburb was the only person arrc sled The narcotics were found in her property or imme diately around her and she claimed all the drugs belong ed to her Lt Jimmy Perdue of the Irving Police Depart ment said Tuesday night Now Dallas County prosecutors say they want state ments from Irvin former Cowboys tight end Alfre do Roberts and another woman Somebody possessed those drugs There were four p eople in that room and I dont know if it was one of the m or all of them Were just trying to find First Assistant District Attorney Norm Xinne said NB boys track takes 2nd place at Kerrville From staff reports KERRVILLE New Braun fels varsity boys track team captured second place last week at the Ker rville Tivy Relays The Unicorns tallied 88 points to take the runnerup spot behind Del RiO which had 182 Fredericksburg was third with 80 and Lake Travis was fourth with 62 and Dripping Springs rounded out top sev en teams New Braunfels put on a strong showing despite missing several key team members who were on spring break Five Unicorns the top five in the field events Clay Skarovsky led the way with a first place finish in the pole vault clearing 136 Khnt Kingsbury took third place in the discus with a toss of 1393 E Graves was fourth in the high jump at 54 David Sunmonds in fourth in the triple jump at 3911 inches L Perez took sixth in the shot put with a throw of In the track events Jeff Garsnett captured first in the meter run with a time of and fourth in the at The Unicorn relay teani of Copper Cogdell David SinimondsVCopen hauer and ValdeVwed to fifth place in the 400 meter relay at Del Rio was first at Merle Meder catne fa fourth ib the 800 with a time of afld third in the 200 at2338 Jaime third in the 400 meter dasji wining in af D wt went to of Del Rio Braunfels runners ValdVj Meder Copenhauer and Lopez took second in the meter relay a time of just behind Del Rfoat Jjyunior varsity R Gorman was first in the meter rp with a time of W Welch was fifth in the meter rmx at NBHS alumni prove age not a factor in 127 win over Unicorns By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor A few pounds heavier but neverthe less skilled on the diamond the New Braunfels alumni team showed the younger Unicorns that age is only a number Tallying six runs in the seventh inning the alumni cruised to a 127 vic tory on Tuesday night at Unicorn Field The goodspirited battle of youth ver sus age was highlighted by Mike Chapa Sr and son Mikey Jr finding them selves in a pitching duel in the fifth inning Leading 75 the elder Chapa struck out junior who in the previous inning had let dad reach first base on a fielders choice ExUnicom Rico Herrera pleased the crowd with threerun homer over the right field fence to give the alumni a 7 1 lead in the fourth inning Former NBHS alldistrict infielder Jeff Gonzales entered in the seventh inning and struck out two batters to pre serve the win Shannon Thayer was the Unicorn offensive standout with three hits in five plate appearances Former coach Pete Garza guided the alumni team which featured former play ers Ryan Villareal Edi Saurez Ricky Gomez Greg Overturf Brian Martinez Joe Luna Eric Martinez Denny Lehman Gary Fishbeck Troy Turman Matt Patterson Jesse Diaz Orlando Castilleja and Raul Cantu Making the tag at third Chad Wehe slides into third base during the New Braunfels Unicorns alumni game on Tuesday night at NBHS The 1996 Unicorns came up short 127 against the elder Unicorns who were led by for mer NBHS coach Peter Garza HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNAU   

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