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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 11, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Day ltd talk with Sports calf 6Xt 24 In the news Ranger gotf team quallflM for 10 resfonatewfth a runner at the District 284 A Tournament on astrop shot a twoday total of 636 for first place Smitfisoh Valfey scored 664 follovved Braunfefs 669 and Canyon WaiKer of Canyon an individual quallf fer He a 73 79 to fin n second behind Bastrops Uwis shou 73 and 74 Jeff Pow ell of New Braunfels shot a 79 and 80 and took fifth pMce The Ranger varsity team consists of Andre ftyan Chrjs Weil ScluMffor 0aifaHMS finkvtcra a teanvlow4t to help guide tha New Braunfels Middle School golf team to first place in the 8th grade division atthe Seguin tdirriament oh Tuesday Hagan Cohle Matt Janca Josh Speck TO Qriffln and Mfchaef Bergeron 54 led the NBMS team The w nament was played at Starkey Park Golf Course The NBMS girts team also took first place taura MegarvVjl in third 6hris Cameron Chad Guiwie Lindsey Brent Green 57 and Dustfn Graves NB National Little hosts annual Fun Day celebration The New Braunfels National Uttte League will have Day on Saturday April 20 from 10 2 at iheNafionr at Little League baseball fields across from Landa Park The fundraising event is open to the pub lic and will have games contests prizes food and refreshments Team be taken is selling Discount Gold Cards as an additional fund raiser The card may be used through April 1997 Softball toumament to help local umpire in hospital tKlrfftfeft tournament has been organized to help false funds for local umpire aria coach Auggia Diaz who was in a car for Class B C and D play Complex on Kuehter fr expenses for Diaz who remains hospitalized in a eoinfti has been an Softball coach for more than call David at Schappete wins St Patrick Day toumamMit at Landa Park Barb Baumeier fcaufa j I Scheppele LaVonne Tnomp 5 0 fiaumeier 12th Tjlr lopin Jm Pegenhardt CYQ MfttmH to fill rotter Twa pasite are still open on a girls fast ifK I It jfc t f District track ByTHOMASQODLEY Sports Editor The best high school Hack athletes in District 284A make their claim for regional bids today at Lockhart High School This means a season of hard work triumphs and fast times comes down to a single final performance New Braunfels boys coach Lew Simmonds knows the importance of hitting stride at the right time Its what you aim for all season and hope fully it all falls into into Simmonds said As a coach you work to have everyone peaking at this time Everything youve done leads to district and getting to The District 284A meet gets under way with field events at followed by running preliminaries at 2 The finals will be Saturday at 2 New Braunfels Canyon and Smithson Val ley head into the action with a talented crop of regional prospects Leading the way are the New Braunfels girls who will be aiming for a return trip to regionals in the 400 and meter relays The Unicorns have posted arealeading times of and respectively in those events The Lockhart Lady Lions figure to be in the thick of the race in the 400 Lisa Weltzer a state medalist in the meter run is coming off a seasonbest perfor mance at the Texas Relays She also has her sights set on the meter run and will be going for her fourth straight district title Kelly Koksma an NBHS senior ranks among the area leaders in the 400 meter run She expects to be challenged by Smith son Valleys Michelle Moore Amber Wenzel a 1995 state qualifier will run the 800 Kristi Lindeman Kelly Clark Anna Lisa Vargas Bethany Carl Jodi Slaugh ter Nola Muir Karen Meder and Emily Cohle round out a talented Unicorn contingent Canyon is set to challenge in several events Kendra Reimer holds the fastest district time in the 100 meter hurdles and top distance ift i i Unteom in the long jump The Unjcom boys are led by Jeff Garsnett in the run Kelly Garza is a solid bet in the 100yard dash Canyons Richard McDonald 153 and New Braunfels Clay Skarovsky 150 expect to battle for the pole vault title Smithson Valleys Brad Triesch i District today at LoeMwrt AnthrMCbriil County high schools ath letes with solid chancss at qualify ing Regional Track Msst sat for April In San Antonio HeraktZettung photo by MICHAEL DARN ALL and Canyons Ricky Boehle head the field in the long jump Both have surpassed 21 feet Boehle also will run the 200 Brothers Jamie and Jeff Copenhaver are favorites in the 400 The Unicom boys relays led by David Sim monds Brad Boucher Daniel Valdez Garza and the Copenhavers have posted times of in the and in the 400 NB Triathlon lures diehards to mg race By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Bright and early on Sunday more than 200 athletes will gather at Landa Park to test their physical limits in a grueling triathlon The seventh annual New Braunfels Triathlon starts with a 6mile swim in the Comal River rolls into Gruene with a bicycle race toward Canyon Dam and returns for a fivemile run along Common St The race begins at 8 Race directors Michael and Carolyn Burrow said the profits from the triathlon will benefit projects of the New Braunfels Evening Rotary the targetyoca Upnat at Braunfels Cahyoh and Smithson Valley high schools and will sup port international student exchange programs The NB Triathlon has grown annually during the past seven years Carolyn Burrow said This race has become popular with triathletes What The seventh Annual New Braunfeis Triathlon Sunday April begins at S am with swim at Corjfial Rtver IWhwes Landa HarK Hinman island from all over the state and beyond for several Burrow said Of course they all like to have a reason to corrie visit New Braunfels butweve always made it a policy of putting ath letes first We not only take every precaution to ensure its a safe race but we try to ensure that all of athletes get recognition for Each person who completes the rigorous course receives a Finisher The overall male and female winners earn awards and the top three in each of the 12 age groups for men and women receive steins Middle of the pack competitors and the last place finisher also are recognized The racers will converge at a central site on Hinman Island after swimming the Comal Riv er New construction by Schlitterbahn dictated the move to this where the racers mount their bicycles for the second phase of the triathlon The course moves along Common St to FM 306 to a 10mile turnaround point and back to the transition area where bikes are racked and running shoes are exchanged foe cycling shoes The run continues along Common St to Peace Avel and Af turnaround at Mather St brings the runners back to the finish line on Hinman Island Drive Burrow described the races transition phas es as a wellchoreographed with each racer knowing his part and all the details coori dinated and falling into place We intentionally moved our race to early Spring to avoid the heavier traffic that conies with tourist season Burrow said With the race starting at 8 on Sunday morning and ending by were trying to be as considerate as possible of our fellow citizens We do want people to be aware that Common Street in particular will be tied up from Liberty Street to FM The street will not be closed to vehicle traffic but we will have police officers posted to stop traffic on the cross streets as necessary to allow the throughithoiintersectionR unobi stationed at Old t FM 306 and Hunter Road and traffic may be stopped at the junction two places on FM 306 near Old 306 and near the Montessori school Local sponsors include Tree Tops Riverside Grill Molly Joes and Duckys ease some old hassles Keith Warren As of this coming Aug there will be no more hunting or fishing licenses issued as we have known in the past Taking their place is a new consumptive outdoor use permit The new permit will look similar to a cash register receipt To purchase the new permit individuals will have to submit proof of residency to ven dors along with their request for specific stamps saltwater freshwater trout These specific items will appear on the new permit similar to merchandise on a cash register receipt The permit will measure 3 inches by eight inches Depending upon the amount of merchandise purchased a second piece of paper may be fssued This new system was developed to make it easier for the Texas Parks Wildlife Department There will be less paper work involved for the seller It will be much faster to issue than the previous license The license holder will no longer be required to sign each of the tags Non residents will be able to purchase their permits at any place that sells resident per mits Plus at any given time it will be possible to get an accurate report on not only the number of permits issued but a better picture of the user such as age gen der and residency There will be drawbacks such as keep ing up with the tags The old license had detachable tags The new system will have tags Howev er removal of certain tags will turn one piece of paper your permit into two pos sibly three or more Keeping up with tags will be a problem Remember to pick up the heavy paper envelope license holder at the vendor issuing the permit In addition the new permit will not be waterproof as the previous licenses have been Another drawback as I see it is that it will be easy to misplace this new permit Remember it will look like a bland piece of paper not an easily recognizable docu ment as in the past Come Sept well all be required to cany this new permit Im sure that there will be some draw backs with the new system but we 11 all have to learn to accept them Boy how things are changing Keith Warren is the host of The Texas Angler television show which broadcasts statewide For information contact The Texas Angler at 210 Brooks swings into Masters AUQUSTA Ga AP r Considering the surroundings Augusta National Golf Club might seem a bizarre backdrop for experi mentation The Masters Tournament after all is an event where nostalgia is celebrated tradition is paramount and change usually is limited to the analysts chair in the CBS television tow er But to Mark Brooks this seems like the ideal spot to roll the dice A look at the Fort Worth residents 1996 season and past track record at Augusta explains why Brooks for the first time in six visits heads into Masters week with a victory under his belt during the same calendar year and a Top 10 spot on the season earnings list His hot start has convinced the Richland High School and University of Texas product that he can adopt the Frank Sinatra method this week around Amen Corner Cue the prelude to My because Brooks for the first time since making his Augusta debut in 1989 is not tweaking his game to fit the sloping contours and light ningquick greens of the par72 layout when his tee time arrives for Thurs days opening round He hopes the expression of independence will help him improve his Masters scoring average of strokes which includes only one subpar round in 12 attempts He has made the cut only once Ive committed to take a little different approach at Augusta Im going to try my best not to make any adjustments in my game for the said Brooks Basketball Court off Honor HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL The Magic finished at 122 and captured first place in the 6th grade girls division of New Braunfels Junior League Basketball Picture here top left to right are Coach Tiki Schneider Shelly Dunlop Britani Burns Cheryl Tatum Miranda Stewart and coach Warren Wehe front lr Jessica Bridges Sheena Schneider and Sapna Patel The team was sponsored by Insco Distributing Inc HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL The New Braunfels Christian Academy basketball team went undefeated this ttwpn In the seventh and eighth grade division Pictured here are back lr Coach Bob Gerhardt assistant coach Judy Davis Taml Scholl Christina Slater Melissa Gerhardt Jill McKtin front lr Sarah Sandoval April Blackmon Gabjielle Quran Holly Bergman Janaa Ptvia and Paige
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