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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 30, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas HeraWZertuno fl Thuwdiv Mtv fll Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Qbdley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 Ihehess Weve got Keeney on the lettuce diet Unfortunately he eats 40 pounds of lettuce a Sloan on 334pound Texas Tech player Mike Keeney Sports briefs NBHS girl basketball camp New Braunfels High School coaches will offer a camp for returning students in grade 79 from to noon Monday June 3 to Thursday June 6 at the NBHS gym Registration will be taken at the start of each camp day NB Childrens Museum to Missions baseball For the second straight year the Childrens Museum in New Braunfels is sponsoring New Braunfets Night at San Wpjff Stadium on Saturday July the San Antonio a doutofeA farm club of the Los Angeles Dodgers will play the Tulsa Drillers a farm club of the Texas Bangers The Museum is selling general admis sion tickets for each a discount off the regular gate price Tickets wilt be on sale atthe museum in Courtyard Shopping Center until June 1 The museum will move to the local Factory Stores June 8 The Missions will share the proceeds with the museum during a ceremony before the game A local resident will throw outthe first pitch The first who arrive at the game will receive a free Missions baseball cap For more information call 6293456 Ciuadalupe Soccer Academy to hold summer camps The Guadalupe Soccer Academy will be holding its annual fourweek summer soc cer camp from 8 to 1 1 30 starting June 3 at HEB Soccer Complex in New Braunfels Each camp will focus on soccer mentals and will end with a World Cup tournament Registration forms are available at Vivroux Sporting Goods NB4GA to swing at ParTee fbeNew Braunfels Junior Golf Association will hold a Division C beginners tournament at ParTee Golf Center in Seguin at 10 on Saturday June 1 Members and nonmembers can register by calling Connie Beininger at least five days In advance at 6201735 AAL golf tournament to aid New Braunfels girls Softball The Aid Association for Lutherans a fra ternal benefit society Branch 2382 will eponsona golf tournament June 1 to benefit the NewBraunfets Girls Softball League The tournament will begin at am at Sundance Golf Course The local league which consists of 384 girls Softball teams is in need of uni forms for the alistar games Funds will also go to purchasing lighting for local softball fields For more information call David Luckemeyer AAL district representative at Canyon Cougar strength and conditioning camp slated Ganyon High School wf host a Strength and Conditioning Camp at pougar June 1013 with two sessions beginning at The camp is designed for athletes ages yvho want to develop maximum strength power and speed vertical jump and agility DanJurK a certified strength and condl Sonina specialist a level I USMF Olympic and Conditioning Coach of the Yfcar Wll teach correct technique for free ilrriwt is limited For more informa call Burfc at 52562S1 or 6207634 camp open to girls Phyllis Fowler will lead the New in third trmigh QakRun Elementary School register oc for more Information call Sampras rises Agassi falls at French Open By The Associated Press PARIS AP Andre Agassi left the French Open in a hurry His game undermined by impatience unforced errors and double faults Agassi lost in the second round to journeyman Chris Woodruff Then the thirdseeded American didnt bother with any explanations After his 46 64 67 63 62 defeat Agassi walked off got into into his chauffeurdri ven car and rode off with fiancee Brooke Shields It was the second time in three years Agassi was dumped in the second round The last time in 1993 Thomas Muster now this events defending champion ousted him and Agassi was philo sophical about his fiveset loss This time he was so devastated he literally ran away Topseeded Pete Sampras advanced to the third round beating twotime champion Sergi Bruguera 7 Sampras who has never made it past the quarterfinals next faces fellow American Todd Martin Martin defeated three time champion Mats Sampras who has never felt able to play his nat ural game on the red clay rose to the challenge and defeated clays most natural artist the unseeded Bruguera This match had a lot of Sampras Sampras said It gives me some confidence thai I can play with the Brugueras and whomever and thats one thing I havent had before coming into this tour Among the women topseeded Monica Seles beat Japans Naoko Sawamatsu 76 62 and 15yearold Swiss star Martina Hingis defeated Germany s Petra Begerow Agassi and Monica Seles chosen to lead he Olympic tennis team in Atlanta while 1992 gold medalists Jennifer Capriati and Mary Joe Fernandez were eliminated by a computer The Tennis Association selected players for singles based the April 29 rankings That left out Capriati who won the womens singles at Barcelona and Fernandez who teamed with Gigi Fernandez to win the doubles Astros stay unbeaten in NB Sr League HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Buddy DiFonzo of the Braves tags Jonathan Muerin who slides Into second base safely in the first Inning The Astros went on to win 84 From staff and submitted reports A fourinning pitching duel quickly turned into a scoring barrage between the Astros and Braves in the New Braun fels Sr League Ultimately the Astros had more offen sive fire scoring seven runs in the bot tom of the fifth inning to emerge with an 84 win on Wednesday night at Comal Park Fields The AstrosBraves clash was one of two games in the NB Sr League which resumed play for first time since the Memorial Day break In the second game the Cardinals topped the Royals in a 107 thriller The Astros 50 kept their perfect record intact thanks in large part to pitch er Clifton Fischer who struck out six batters and gave up one run in five innings Braves pitcher Kevin Hull was equal ly impressive matching Fischer for four innings and holding the Astros to a 10 lead Then the scoring erupted Astros outfielder Eric Peock led the way going 4for4 at the plate Jonathan Muerin scored two runs to add to the attack Buddy DiFonzo paced the Braves with two hits Greg Williams and Tyler Holmig singled and scored in the final inning Josef Antosh came on for the Astros and notched five strike outs in the final two innings to earn the save The outcome was closer for the Car dinals Pitchers Wes Clark and Jerry Fellers combined for a onehitter to hold off the Royals and a gutsy performance by pitcher Bradley Marshall who went seven complete innings and struck out five batters Eric GarreK got the Roy alsonly hit Shortstop Cody Reimer third base man Jerod Campbell and Fellers each scored twice to pace the Cardinals attack Royals second baseman Matt Wilkinson turned in the games defen sive gem when Cardinal batter Jerod Campbell hit a slow roller to Marshall at the mound Backing up first base Wilkinson snagged a high overthrow to first base and tagged out Campbell who was on his way to second New Braunfels Little League AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE NATIONAL LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS Braves Rangers Reds Dodgers Pirates Indians Astros MINORS Marlins Yankees Angels Royals Cubs Padres Athletics Phillies PEBrVEES Mats Cardinals Red Sox White Sox Tigers Twins Blue Jays Phillies Royals Athletics Rockies Orioles 830 74Q 75Q 390 340 102G 840 750 740 371 a10Q 1HQ 1110 1020 750 764 480 340 0124 MAJORS Reds Phillies Rockies Padres Brewers Blue Jays Indians Martins MINORS Orioles Angels Royals Braves Dodgers Pirates Athletics Rangers PEEWEES Tigers Red Sox Mets Twins Rangers Yankees Mariners Giants Rockies Expos Cardinals 1021 841 850 850 764 674 3104 1124 911 632 731 541 440 374 271 271 1614 1244 1044 854 961 781 681 6104 From submitted reports The following are American Little League scores and highlights for May 2025 MAJORS May 24 Indians 4 Astros 3 Braves 5 Reds 3 May 22 Braves 8 Rangers 5 Dodgers 10 Pirates 9 Silva Thomas George Carl Michael Schulke triple and single Tepe triple Josh Cunningham single Thomas George triple Jason Sema double Todd Steeno single Jake Jowers triple and three singles Adam Gallegoss double Adam Silva two singles James Lovet two May 20 Dodgers 7 Indians 5 Reds 9 Pirates 5 W Eric Etzter Thomas George 2 Carl Tepe Matt 4111 2124 Etzler triple and two doubles Matt Ribefro 2 singles Britton Ovelette triple Matt Schulke single Carlos ftodarte single Jason Serria single MINOR May 26 Marlins 17 Athletics 5 Smith Bradley Bevi Henk Zachary Matt Schumann three singles Tyler Smith two triples and two sin gles Chris Gerhardt triple Grayson Mechler triple and two singles Tanner Henk single Miguel Tristan single Patrick King sin gle Clayton Woodridge sin le Yankees 6 Royals 4 Zamqra f Garret Machalec Bobby Moreno 5 May23 Marlins 11 Cubs 4 Tyter Smith Bradley Bevil 3 L Thayer Travis DeLeon Tyler Smith triple and double 4 RBI Bradley Bevil two singles Chris Gerhardt stogie Dustin Anderson single Cavanaugh Castilleja triple Eric leach single Adam Castilleja strv Athletics 9 Angels 8 May 21 Yankees 17 Phillies 10 Royals 11 Padres 2 PEEVYEE Blue Jays 15 Orioles Cardinals 12 Royals 6 W Russell Erwin L KSrfc Michalec Kyle Jonas and Lev Young had two hits each Jamie Adams Kirk Michaleca and Derek Thompson ted the Cardinals with two hits each MAY 23 White Sox 9 Phillies 3 MAY23 Rockies 14 Padres 6 W Carrieron Henk Silva Sergio Gonzales Chris Silva Travis Cufpepper Twins 8 Blue Jays Tigers 13 OrfotesS W Ryan Ripley Jeff Swin 1 MayZl Phillies 9 Athletics 7 Jacob Gonzates Chase Wills Cole Gleason Brooks Radla 1 Cote Gleason hit a home had two RBI and six strike outs May21 W Jason Schulke Alonzo Reyes Johnny Hernandez David Medrano sweep Cleveland Bagwell lifts Astros By The Associated Press ARLINGTON Texas AP The Texas Rangers are the only AL team nev er to have appeared in the playoffs The way theyve played for the first third of the season the Rangers seem determined to change that Texas completed its first series sweep of the Cleveland Indians since 1992 Wednes day night when Dean Palmer raced home on Sandy Alomars passed ball with the goahead run in the eighth inning of a 54 victory With the threegame sweep of the Indi ans who still have the best record in the AL the Rangers moved 14 games over 500 for the first time since July Im happy with 33 wins at this Rangers manager Johnny Gates said We got a few breaks and made a few breaks Sweeping teams like Cleveland Balti more and New York at home those are pretty good teams They wont get swept by many The Rangers certainly have the Indi ans attention having won four of six from Cleveland and five straight games overall PITTSBURGH AP Tte Pitts burgh Pirates pitching staff has Jeff Bag wells number and it resides 459 feet from home plate The Pirates display num bers to honor the infrequent homers hit into Three Rivers Stadiums upper deck Until Wednesday only one player had homered more than once into the upper reaches Make that two players Bagwells fourthinning drive into the second row of the leftfield stands helped him to a 4for5 night as the Houston Astros did a number of their own on the Pirates winning 74 His long shot off Danny Darwin was the 12th ball hit into the upper deck in 27 seasons American East New Central Kansas Wost Sports briefs I INDIANAPOLIS received a Nielsen cable rating for its coverage Sunday of the first 500 Indy car race ESPN said that at its peak it was watched by million households The 500 was run by Championship Auto Racing Teams in Brook lyn competing with the Indianapolis 500 on ABC ABC announced Tuesday that its ratings for Sundays Indy 500 were down 20 percent from a year ago Final rating totals will be released today TBS meanwhile did a cable rating of for its telecast of the CocaCola 600 reaching an estimated homes That makes it the most watched NASCAR race in TBS history and sec ond in ratings only to he earned last Marchiby the Richmond 400 HOUSTON AP District Judge Nancy Atlas refused to hear Foyts lawsuit against Championship Auto Racing Teams say ing the matter cannot be tried in Houston because of the courts lack of jurisdiction Foyt filed a million lawsuit against CART in January alleging the organization was using its position with todycar racing and racing sponsors to unfairly influence business decisions to monop olize Indycar racing Foyt contended his decision to try to compete in both the CART series and the newly formed Indy Racing League has made him a target of unfair business practices in violation of the Sher man Antitrust Act EUGENE Ore AP Tennessees Lawrence Johnson concluded his remarkable collegiate pole vault career by clearing a meet record 19 feet 1 inch for his second consecutive NCAA who set the American record of 197 on Saturday in Knoxville broke the meet record of set by Istvan Bagyula of George Mason in 1991
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