New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 14, 1997, Page 9

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 14, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZelluna ClFridav February Sports Day To talk with News Editor Steve Brigman about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 221 Sports Day 1B i Comal County Sports Wltlt 704T WHl Trie New Braunfels junior varsity boys basketballteam wrapped up its sedsdn Tuesday with a victory over Churchill The Unicorns ended their season with a 86 district record and 149 overall David Brawners threepoint shot and free throws In the final minute helped secure the victory Justin Voght Darren Classen arjd Trey Boeder bat tled the taller Chargers on the boards and and chipped in key baskets Dustin Savage Maury Holden David Mendehall and Tommy Taylor turned in solid performances with timely points steals and rebounds HZ Information The New Braunfels HeraldZeltung is now com piling information for a full sports of Comal County Any involving is eligible for the directory Information should consist of Name of zation president of league phone number to join cost to join ages eligible gen ders eligible and when the season starts and ends Send to 707 Landa New Braunfels 78 132 or fax to 6251 224 Hutnmol Museum golf Museum golf tournament will be held at the Chaparral County Club in Seguin on Mar 14 The tournament will have three flights and go by the Two Man selectshot format The prises per flight are for first place for second place for third place A1997 vehicle donated by Seguin Motor Co will be a holelnone prize The entry fee is per per son giftsV prizes and hamburger The tournament is limited to 54 teams and entries must be received by Mar 7 Make checks payable to The Hummel Museum Inc Send to 311100 New 78131 Call 6255636 for more Infdr Community Night with Spurs on Saturday The San Antonio Spurs will host New Braunfels CommunityNight on Saturday at the Alamodorne The Spurs take on the Atlanta Hawks at Tickets can be purchased at ylvroux for the prices of or Only check or money order Cany on Yacht Ofiora waa swung oiaaaaa 1 I4ke Canyon Yacht Club Is offerjng free sailing classes for area residents The classes are scheduled for 9 am to 4 Feb 22 and 23 The program will include nine hours of classroom and dockside instruction and three hours pf handson Instruction aboard sailboats Beginning racing classes will MargK 1 2 The glasses will include six hours of classroom inairyctjort panels 4nd tHrte hours of practice The classes are designed for and will be taught wto b Oilers cleared to leave Dome The Associated Press HOUSTON Tennessee is one step closer to NFL football in 1997 Cdunty commissioners htive agreed to accept the Houston Oilers offer of million in cash and a million practice facility in exchange of being from the final year of their lease at the Astrodome Oilers owner Dud Adams has already arranged to move the franchise to Nashville but cant go before 1998 unless the Oilers arc allowed out of their lease Harris County Commissioner El Fran co Lee said Thursday an agreement has been reached among the commissioners to accept Adams buyout offer The million would be paid in eight install ments from June of this year until Jan 15 2001 Harris County Judge Robert Eckels told KTRKTV that the fivemember county commissioners court will vote on the offer at its next meeting on Feb 25 Its to everyones best interest that we do this and move Eckels said Its a good deal for the taxpayers and a good deal for the Oilers and it will let us move on to try to pursue another Eckels said The city of Houston also must sign off on the deal but Eckels said he believes Houston mayor Bob Lanicr is ready to add his approval Lanicr and Adams arc longtime antagonists but a top aide to Lanicr said the mayor will not block he deal if Eckels thinks its the best thing to do The mayor has said if the county cer tifies that this will compensate them for the final year and the city receives some sort of reimbursement for their legal fees from the Oilers and the Astros signoff then he would not stand in the Dave Waldcn the assistant to the mayor told KRIVTV on Thursday night If Adams gets the OK from the city and county the only remaining obstacle would be Astrodome USA which holds the master lease for the Astrodome Drayton McLanc owner of Astrodome USA said Thursday night that talks are not yet complete Mays selfdestruct lose to Warriors The Associated Press DALLAS When the Dallas Mav ericks opened a sevengame homcstand they figured five wins would put them in the Western Conference playoff race Instead the Mavericks fell further out of contention by wrapping up the home stand with only three victories following Thursday nights en I wpre times game when sonic pretty good basketball but the team has been that way all Dallas coach Jim Clea mons said In the fourth quarter we got Once again the Mavs selfdestructed down the stretch shooting 36 percent and getting outscored 2822 in the fourth quarter We had a lack of swing man Michael Finlcy said I know I took some shots that I shouldnt have taken At times we were in a state of So were the Warriors who had nine days off during the AllStar break to stew about a fourgame losing streak and their own dwindling playoff hopes They got back on the winning track by playing it smart down the stretch Latrcll Sprewcll had 28 points eight rebounds and six assists and Joe Smith added 20 points and 12 rebounds to pace 1 who1 haddroppcd six of their previous seven thfnic tnfe tiifltSfoffhorflcd werp Sprcwell said We were really down about the losses but at the same time we had a chance to step back and concentrate on what it would lake to get things back on Sprcwell fell far short of the 46 points he scored in the Warriors 10593 victo ry over the Mavs on Jan 21 the last meeting between the teams but the All Star guard still shot 9tbr18 as Golden Slate handed Dallas its fourth defeat in six games Feds consider tungsten The US Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to grant temporary approval for the use of tungsteniron shot during the next waterfowl hunting season based on preliminary tests that show no harm to birds that ingest the pellets If the Service goes forward with the proposal water fowlers would have a choice of three types of shot steel bismuthtin and tung steniron for the 199798 season Our intention is to give hunters as much choice as possible while protecting birds from Acting Service Director John Rogers said So far we have seen nothing in the test results that suggests results that tungsteniron is harmful when ingested by In 1991 lead shot was phased out for use in waterfowl hunting because it was found to be toxic to ducks and geese that ingest it while feeding At that time steel shot became the only legal load for waterfowl hunting The Service recently approved bismuthtin shot after exten sive testing The Federal Cartridge Company filed an application with Ihc Service last all seeking approval of Ihc tungsteniron shot The company submitted the results of a 30day test to assess loxicity on gamefarm mallards Mused on those test results the Service decided to propose temporary approval of tungsteniron shot while the company conducts further test ing A decision whether to grant the tem porary approval will be issued this spring after a 60day public comment period ends April Practice makes perfect Herald ZoHung photo by Michael Damall Krlity rarei baqk to pitch the shot put during track prac tice at Nf w High School Tuesday The Lady Unicorns are preparing to defend latt years state championship Tonights the night HoraldZottung photo by Mlchnol Dnrnall Smithson Valleys Bill Sturgls goes up lor a layup In an earlier this year at Dripping Springs The Rangers need physical pUiyJrom Sturgls and Smithson Valleybig men to be successful In the playoffs Rangers begin playoffs By Steve Brigman News Editor Smithson Valley embarks on its first ever State4 A playofTrun tonight when the Rangers liicc San Antonio Memo rial at Samuel Clemens High School in Schertz Smithson Valley ended the regular season campaign lied with Apaches for second place inJ3istricl 284A behind Del Vnlle Coaches could have agreed to Hip a coin for the second and third position in the district but Ranger coach John Valen zucla insisted they play We need to prepare mentally for a said after the les game You cant practice this atmosphere Theres no The coach was not alone in his deci sion I asked the kids Do you want to play or do you want to Valeimielu said They said Wu want to The Rangers lost the game 6959 but the contest was much closer than the score indicated The Apaches scored the last 10 points six of which were very late nllcr the game had been decided The contest had Ihc intensity of a playoff game Gonxales fans nearly filled one side of Lockharts gym and were very vocal Despite being behind throughout the game the Rangers bat tled all night and looked like they belonged in Ihc playoffs Smithson Valley is one of those team that just doesnt coach Iat Ivrskine said They never say die they arc always going to be on your heels like bulldog They arc just a pit bull hanging al your heels And hey have gol good The Rangers will face a Memorial team thai came in second place in Dis trict 274A with a 63 district mark and a 1613 overall record The game pits an athletic Minute men cam against a physical and dis ciplined Ranger squad Poise has been one of Smithson Valleys strengths all season We dont worry about a said When adversity hits we dont fall apart and we dont get away from each other We gel unilcd and focus in those situations Thats why we arc in the The Rangers ended Ihc regular sea son with a record of 1513 overall and 75 in the district Directions to the Travel south on Interstate 35 Kxit al IM 3009 Take IM 300 cast Turn right on Elbel Road The Samuel Clemens High School will be on the right There is also a dance scheduled at the school so parking will be limit ed Fans attending the game are asked to park up front Ticket prices are for adults and SI forstudenls Sports Briefs Kovalik hits ace at Sundance tourney John Kovalik used a 8iron to hit a holeinone on the 132yard 9th hole at Sundance Golf Course on Kovalik hit his during the tournament The rest of the tournament results wore win ners by ago group of junior 10years old and younger William and Bob Maas12years old Stevo and Chris Halley 13 yearsold Danny and J Dylin Reininger 15yearsold and older Byron Sampson and Josh Bashara Guys and Dolls Tournament results from Feb 11 were 1st place Jirn Probst and Hugh and Jane Jelley and 2nd place Byron Sampson Bill Oay Howard Ault arid Sue Puelz Chandler talks to Chief about moving HOUSTON Oilers quarterback Chris Chandler was headed for Kansas City on Thursday to discuss playing next season with the Chiefs a Houston television station reports Chandler who is losing his start ing job to Stove McNair for the 1997 season said tho Oilers grant ed the Chiefs permission to talk with him To get an opportunity to maybe play there is Chandler think il would bo a winwin situation for Chandler was looking forward to inspecting the Chiefs facilities and meeting facetoface with coach Marty Schottenheirner and other Kansas City officials N0w Mexico buries Rice to extend home winning streak ALBUQUERQUE AP Arizona couldnt do it Utah and Keith Van Horn carno up short and even Kentuckykiller Mississippi didnt have the answer Now its explosive TuISMS turn to take a shot al trying to find a way to beat Mow Mexico at Tho Pit Tho No 13 Lobos ran Iho nations third longest homrjcnurl winning streak to 24 Thursday night with an 8IG4 win over Rico Only Kansas with 40 wins at homo and Kentucky with 25 have longer streaks Its a different story on tho road where Iho Lobos aru a mediocre 3 A this season RADZOI o MINUTE ;

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