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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                FridMV Mtv 17 10M O ft Sooftti fray talk Wfih Sports Editor Thomas Godley ibout sports Day call Sxl 24 as Ita multiple I nc d NBA drug testing Local briefs Unicorn football camp slated 4 New Braimfeis Baft School coaches vWll t a football camp for players enter ing grades 79 in the 1996 season The camp yrilf run from to noon July 2226 at NBHS Registration deadline July 22 Cost The camp will provide oneonone instruction focusing on basic techniques Jor offensive and defensive players OJ For call 6255317 or 16252511 Local bowlers lead state tournament In Austin three women bowfers from Coma Bowl New Sraunfeis currenlty lead their dM ions at the state tournament In Austin Eve Frioke and AnnkHaip took over first lace by scoring a combined 1042 points lake roiled a 542 for a 142 average while Harp added a 500 and 137 average in the doubles division April 14 Darla Ruhlt a 146 average bowler shot a 534 to lead the Division IV singles competi tion The 1996 New Brawfete City Tournament finished with Lois Dreibrodt Terry McFarland capturing the scratch Unicom team in Austin Dennis 8ryar a former NBHS soccer play arxj alkJistrict midfielder in 1992 is currently with tne Austin LoneStars a semi soccer team The Lone Stars are in the division of the premier league of USIS team plays its home games at House ark Stadium in Austin and has defeated Sioux City Iowa and the Dallasfort Worth forros Bryan is seeking sponsorship from ocal business to continue playing withthe one Stars Bryan a senior at the University p the incarnate Word was a fouryear let lermanatNBHS For more information call 3772406 New Braunfels High School coaches Noel and David Simmons will fead a iris Brown Bag Sports Camp May 2831 is for girls in grades Caches Phyllis Fowler and Cindy Manley will assist in an array of activities including Softball basketball volleyball track and field recreational games and teambuilding dbncepts To register or for more Jnforma mt call Stelfa Hansen at 6201051 jOirjIs volleyball summer camp at OakRun Phyllis Fowler head volleyball coach at Braunfels High School wjll direct a Youth 3loiieybail Camp lor in grales 3r6 June at OakRun Elementary School high school vol for 14 years and guidedNBHS to the 3tete tournament JSna four this past season will 4Qyer of at etahjh annual Oly Boys yt fQfji all boys I camp Berkman keys Rice in SWC From staff and wire reports Former Canyon High School baseball stand out Lance Berkman has helped guide the Rice Owls to the Southwest Conference Tourna ment championship game in Lubbock Pulling off a 73 upset over tournament host and topseeded Texas Tech the Owls 3721 will face the Texas Longhbrns 37 20 in the final today at 7 On Wednesday Berkman combined with teammate Jeff Benghaus on a key delayed double steal which led to an insurance run in the Owls 97 firstround win over Texas Berkman went 2for5 with an RBI Texas was supposed to be one of the teams in the winners bracket final today Rice wasnt Yet the Owls are matched against the peren nially powerful Long horns in tonights clash of the last two undefeat ed teams at Dan Law Field after the surprise on homestanding Texas Tech Owls pitcher Dana Davis silenced the lethal bats of the Red Raiders allowing just eight hits to runcrazed Texas Tech Rice instead sport ed the biggest bat in Tim McLaughlin whose eighthinning threerun homer did Tech in TCU 3432 was to face Tech in an elimi nation game today The other elimination game today was to pit Baylor 31 27 against Texas which Berkman survived its first test in the losers bracket of the doubleelimination tournament Thursday in a 1210 victory over Houston Berkman a sophomore first baseman who carted S WC Newcornw of the Year honors last season continues to rack up impressive batting statistics that support several postseason hon ors including AllSouthwest Conference first team selection by the Dallas Morning News and Austin AmericanStatesman Earlier this year he earned an invitation to try out for a Spot on the Olympic baseball During regular season Berkman hit 16 home runs and had 74 RBI He also broke a school record with four home runs in One game this season Berkman was an allstate infielder for Canyon in 1994 Second state banner in line for Unicorns By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor A 1995 state championship banner repre senting the Class 4A title in girls cross coun try already hangs in the New Braunfels High School gym Before long the Unicorns will have a sec ond banner for the school year It will bear the distinction of state champions in girls track The Unicorns are still wallowing in last Saturdays incredible win at the UBL Class 4A State Track Meet in Austin Coach Noel Hansen who guided both teams to state titles said his firstever cham pionship in track was special in more ways than one one was a lot like our first title in cross country because we went into it thinking we just wanted to do said Hansen who has coached girls track at NBHS for eight years We didnt really go into it thinking we could win it all so it was just a great sur gamered in cross country from 199395 But the onepoint victory over Lamar Rosenberg last Saturday couldnt have held more drama It came down to the final event of the day and the Unicorns mile relay team scored the needed points to claim the title Shaunna Sargeant raced to a in the second leg of the meter race Liz Grow Amber Wenzel and Kelly Koksma pitched in 59second performances I dont know how it could have gone any HeraldZeitunq photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Only a week removed from the state track meet in Austin the New Braunfels girls are still garnering praise for their Class 4A state championship run Pictured here holding the champlonsphlp plaque are team members from left to right iiir Amber Wenzel Anna Lisa Vargas Uz Kelly KotBmaJtndUM rmrt CoacrfNoel Hanson has now led the Lady Unleorhs to state titles In cross country and track in the same year Hansen said We were fortunate to succeed This group of girls has a lot of talent and they were dedicated to running and working hard all season Its just nice to see them suc ceed in their last Ironically Rosenberg won the state title by one point last Saturday the clos est the Unicorns had come to winning it all was 1993 when Koksma Wenzel and Weltzer were freshmen That team scored 36 points and came in fourth place This week Hansen will be recognized as the Greater San Antonio Area Girls Track Coach of the Year Weltzer who garnered valuable points by winning the 1 600 and meter runs at state will be honored as the areas Athlete of the Year in girls track Retama Park set to simulcast 121st Preakness From submitted reports Jazz oust Spurs in Game 6 By BOB MINIS AP Sports Writer SALT LAKE CITY fourth blowout loss to Utah had David Robinson frustrated The officiating left the San Antonio center down right angry While the Jazz celebrated a 10881 victory and third trip to the Western Conference finals in five years Robinson normally the epitome of sportsmanship bitterly took on the referees par ticularly Steve Javie The AllStar center was especially upset with his third foul a charging call just 14 seconds into the second quarter with the Spurs trailing by five points I thought that call by Steve Javie was garbage and I think it was Robinson said Ive been seeing him all year long and it has been I dont appreciate him bringing that on the But Robinson held to 17 points in 29 minutes of play stopped short of blaming officiating for the outcome That he said was more due to Karl Malone who scored 25 points He got his team going early I wasnt able to That was a big part of the Robinson said The Jazz who open their next series at Seattle on Saturday led by 14 at halftime on John Stock tons buzzerbeating 3pointer After three quar ters Utah led 7861 and the advantage grew to 32 with left All of Utahs playoff wins against the Spurs who won the regularseason series 31 were blowouts The Jazz beat San Antonio by 15 and 27 points It was really scary to think we played as well CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Besterf Utah 95 San Antonio 75 Sunday my 12 Sari Utah 87 Thursday May 16 Utah 108 San Antonio 81 Utah wins series as we Utah coach Jerry Sloan said To have the game turn out like this was a little bit of a I would never guess we would lose any of those games by the margins we Sours coach Bob Hill added Retama Park will simulcast the 121st Preak ness Stakes the second leg of the famed Triple Crown on May 18 In celebration of Preakness day Retama Park will be giving away free tickets to the San Anto nio Missions game on Sunday May 19 against the Shreveport Captains to the first 500 paid patrons Gates will open at Retama Park at 9 The first race from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore will be at 10 Post time for the Preakness is at Advanced wagering will be available for the Preakness on Friday May 17 Retama Park also will be offering an allyou caneat Italian Buffet in the Champions Dining Room for only Reservations are being accepted through Sat urday 10 to 4 by calling 210 651 7100 Champions buffet opens at 10 am for guests with reservations only The buffet will open at noon and open seating will be available a oJ grunavtjo j Even though Kentucky Derby winner Grind stone will not be a contestant in the race numer ous other Derby competitors will be racing in die famed Preakness Possible headlines for the mile event include Derby runnerup Cavonhier Derby thirdplace finisher Prince of Thieves Jim Beam Stakes winner Roar and Gotham Stakes winner Romano Gucci Other Derby starters in the field of 12 threeyearolds are Cavon nier second by a nose Skip Away 12th In Contention 14th and Louis Quatorze 16th Also on Saturday Retama Park will draw and announce the winners of two contests it has been holding for the last month One lucky fan will win the use of a Grand stand box for the entire racing season and anoth er fan will win the use of a box for his or her company The names will be drawn and announced following the running of the Preak ness Stakes A total of 12 tracks will be simulcast on Preakness day Admission and parking are only each For more information or exact racetrack post times please call 210 6517000 In conjunction with the simulcasting of the Kentucky Derby on May 4 Retama Park patrons wagered a record for the week of April 29 through May 5 This marks the llth out of 12 weeks that Retama Park patrons have wagered over million during the week on simulcast races from around the country The daily average handle has reached and the daily average atten dance is 550 PWWFWPW i National East Division Montreal Atlanta PtttecfelpNa Cubs Amaury blanks Astros in pitching debut at Wrigley CHICAGO far as Chicai go Cubs righthander Amaury Telerha co was concerned not all the spectators for his major league debut were at Wrigley Field Dedicating Thursdays game to his father Mauricio who died in 1993 Telemaco pointed skyward at the con clusion of every inning as he jogged off the field The 22yearold rookie limited the Houston Astros to no runs and only one hit in seven innings in a 131 Cubs rout Telemaco pitched 5 23 innings of nohit ball before Jeff Bagwell singled to left with two outs in the sixth One of my fathers dreams was to watch me pitch said Telemaco a native of the Dominican Republic He never watched me pitch but I know hes in heaven watching me pitch Telemaco retired the first two hitters he faced in each of his seven innings and didnt allow a runner to reach third He was removed from the game for a pinchhitter in the seventh The Astros play Pittsburgh today at 7 MILWAUKEE AP Chicago White Sox outfielder Tony Phillips who went into the stands Wednesday night and allegedly punched a heckler for making racial epithets might face a battery charge and a possible jail term The incident occurred behind the leftfield bleachers after Phillips had changed into street clothes Phillips was taken out after six innings in a 208 victory over Milwaukee and went into the stands to confront the fan Phillips was ordered to appear before Assistant District Attorney Rayann ChandlerSzychlinski on Monday The Milwaukee County sheriffs department is recommending Phillips be charged with batter and will seek a disorderly conduct charge against the 23yearold fan Chris Hov orka of Racine NEW YORK AP Concluding that Albert Belle has a the American League ordered the Cleveland outfielder to undergo counseling and to perform communi ty service If he fails to do so he will face sus pension The decision followed an investigation of an April 6 incident in which Belle threw a ball that hit a photographer On Feb 29 Belle was fined for a profane tirade at a reporter during the World Series Belle who led the majors with 50 home runs last year had two homers and five RBJs in an 8 3 victory over Detroit He leads the AL with 16 home runs and has a careerhigh 17game hitting streak NEW YORK AP Marge Schott might be right when she says people are trying to force her out Only its not someone who wants to buy the Cincinnati Reds its other owners and top baseball officials Acting commissioner Bud Selig and NL pres ident Len Coleman prefer that Schott step back from daytoday operation of the Reds two highranking officials said this week speaking on condition they not be identified   

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