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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 22, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 10 Q HeraldZeitung O Thursday May Sports Hay To talk with Sports Editor Tom Erickson about Sports Day call 6259144 Ext 223 Readers can send e mail to HZsports@aol.corn HeraldZeitung Sports Day The Press Comal County Sports Events are listed according to timeliness and as space allows SmiShson Valley HS athletic physicals Hill Country Medicine Clinic will be offering athletic physi cals at Smithson Valley High School at 3 on Friday The physicals are offered to all incoming students from grades 7 to 12 The cost is For more information call Thomas Petmecky at 9047277 Schiltterbahn Run begins at 8 Saturday The Schlitterbahn Three Parks RunWalkMileKids Races and Auction benefiting Habitat for Humanity are set for 8 Saturday in downtown New Braunfels This years event features a new course onemile run 5K miles run and awards cer emony inside the Schlitterbahn Waterpark Race flyers are available at McKenna Memorial Hospital McKenna Rehabilitation Network Sams Gleaners HE B New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Schlitterbahn Resort office and radio Registration and packet pick up will be from 7 to 6 this week at McKenna Rehabilitation Network and at 6 on Saturday For more information call Susan Phillips race director at 6095030 or send email to Sundance Golf Course LeftHanders tournament Sundance Golf Course will sponsor a LeftHanders tourna ment at on Saturday The tournament will use a flighted strokeplay format Entry fee is For more information call Dog Obedience Classes The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering Basic Dog Obedience classes at the Landa Recreation Center The classes will be from to on Mondays from May 26 to June 30 The fee is per partici pant Preregistration is required and will take place through Saturday at the recreation cen ter A copy of the dogs current rabies vaccine certificate is required and all dogs must be a minimum of 6 months old The instructor will be Stephanie Heinrich For more information call the recreation center at 6082167 Smithson Valley HS Camp Tennis 1997 Camp Tennis 97 is set for June 26 and June 913 at Smithson Valley High School Sessions will run from 9 to noon each day The camp is open to girls and boys in grades six seven and eight For more information call Keith Brown at 210 499 4920 Guadalupe Soccer Academy Summer Camp The New Braunfels Youth Soccer Association will sponsor the Guadalupe Soccer Academy Summer Camp in June at the HEB Soccer Complex Camps will be conducted from to June 2 and 2327 For more information call 210 7323793 or 6066722 New Braunfels HS Camp Volleyball 1997 Camp Volleyball 97 is set for June 1620 at New Braunfels High School Sessions will run from 9 to noon each day and are open to girls in third through sixthgrades For more information call Phyllis Fowler at 9052168 Jazz foil Rockets again lead series 20 Houston complains about Utahs picks before game SALT LAKE CITY AP They couldnt stop the pickandroll they couldnt grab any rebounds they couldnt mount a comeback When everything had already failed for the Rockets including a pregame gripe session with the referees Charles Barkley resorted to thuggery near the end of Utahs 10492 victory Tuesday night I was trying to separate his shoulder or break his Barkley said of a flagrant foul he com mitted on John Stockton midway through the final period I was Thats how frustrated Utah has made Houston which returns home to The Summit for Games 3 and 4 Friday and Sunday And unless the Rockets find a way to stop Utahs welloiled multifaceted attack they are in danger of being swept out of the Western Conference finals Weve got to win Friday weve got to win Barkley said You can come back from 31 but not from Utah had such a wellrounded attack that the fans for the first time in at least a month didnt even chant MVP at Karl Malone Instead they were on their feet cheering the NBA Playoffs Wednesdays Game Utah 104 Houston 92 Utah leads series 20 Tonights Game Miami at Chicago Chicago leads series 1 0 entire team and with good reason Stockton had 26 points 12 assists and eight rebounds Malone had 24 points and 15 rebounds Jeff Hornacek scored 17 points and Bryon Russell added 12 Utahs bench pitched in too just as it did in the Jazzs 10186 victory in Game 1 Led by reserve center Greg Foster and backup point guard Howard Eisley Utahs bench outscored Houstons 2311 Theyve been giving us a Stockton said of Utahs bench They come in and score and get us a little bit of a lead and I think that gives everybody a sense of confidence You can use any edge you get in the The Jazz also outrebounded Houston 5637 The Rockets tried to gain an edge prior to Game 2 by complaining to the referees that the Jazz are setting illegal moving picks We addressed it in a professional manner but it was like talking to a coach Rudy Tomjanovich said Shes a Bobcat now X HeraldZeitung photo by David DeKunder Smithson Valley senior Michelle Moore signs a track and field letter of intent to Southwest Texas State in a ceremony on Wednesday Joining Moore center were her parents Jerry and Genny Standing behind them were her brother Chad and sister Ellen Intentional walks come back to haunt Reds Bagwell gets three free passes helps Astros win in the 14th HOUSTON AP If Jeff Bagwell cant beat you one way hell do it another Astros Cincinnati intentionally walked Bagwell three times but he stole second in the 14th inning and scored the winning on Luis Gonzalezs single as the Houston Astros beat the Reds 43 Wednesday night I wanted to hit a gapper just get the ball in Gonzalez said But the key was Baggy stealing second base so easily He got in scoring posi tion and that helped us Bagwell took the NL lead in home runs with a tworun shot in the third inning after he had singled in the first inning Reds interim manager Denis Menke had a strategy to stop Bagwell once the game entered extra innings I knew Mr Bagwell wasnt going to beat me with his Menke said He didnt It just didnt work out like I hoped it Scott Sullivan 01 got Craig Biggio and Bill Spiers on fly balls to start the 14th and then intentionally walked Bagwell in order to pitch to Gonzalez who was hitless in his five previous atbats Gonzalez lined a hit to left field but cl knew Mr Bagwell wasnt going to beat me with his bat He Reds interim manager Dennis Menke Curtis Goodwins throw to the plate was wide to the right allowing Bagwell to slide in safely Tom Martin 21 pitched the 14th for the victory Houston loaded the bases with one out in the 12th but couldnt score Craig Biggio led off the inning with a double off Sullivan and was sacri ficed to third by Spiers After inten tional walks to Bagwell and Gonzalez loaded the bases Sullivan got Thomas Howard and Tim Bogar to pop up to end the threat The Astros escaped abasesloaded jam in the ninth Pinchhitter Eduardo Perez doubled off reliever Billy Wagner and Deion Sanders followed with an infield sin gle that Biggio stopped with a dive holding Perez at third After Sanders stole second his majorleague leading 27th theft Wagner walked Goodwin to load the bases Center fielder Thomas Howard then chased down Reggie Sanders fly at the warning track for the final out Athletics end losing streak at Rangers expense Athletics Rangers ARLINGTON AP After only five victories this season by Oakland starting pitchers Dave Telgheder felt a responsibility to the rest of the Athletics to pick up a victory On Wednesday Telgheder notched the starting staffs sixth win and his first since last September Geronimo Berroa supplied the offense with a homer and three RBIs to help the Athletics end a fourgame losing streak with a 73 decision over Texas Telgheder said he was determined to halt criti cism by the media and fans Oakland starters now 621 were angry when a story in a Fort Worth newspaper described them as I needed it we needed it for our said Telgheder after collecting his 12th career vic tory You dont like to be called horrible and putrid So it did motivate us It was in the back of my mind tonight Weve been getting hammered I wanted to stop Telgheder 12 allowed six hits in 7 13 innings and had a careerhigh eight strikeouts Telgheder was As manager Art Howe said He was changing speeds well he put everything over the plate and he went right at The As who had dropped eight of their previous 10 contests got strong pitching defense and hitting in the same game for one of the rare times this sea son Thats the Howe said Its a matter of putting it together on a consistent Oakland took a 20 lead in the first off rookie Julio Santana Damon Mashore led off with a single moved to third on Jason Giambis double and scored on Mark McGwires groundout Berroa drove in the second run of the inning with a double Berroa made it 40 in the third with his eighth homer a drive that just cleared the wall in the right field corner Berroa picked up his third RBI with a fifth inning sacrifice fly and Scott Spiezio added a run scoring double to make it 60 The As made the lead hold up with threehit relief over the final 1 23 innings by Aaron Small and Billy Taylor Sports Briefs Fans flock to see Zoeller after summit with Woods FORT WORTH AP He was the man the golf fans came to see and they couldnt get enough of him They packed the gallery trailing him hollered encouraging words and cheered his every move But it wasnt Tiger Woods the masses at Colonial were after This time it was Fuzzy Zoeller getting the Woodsian treatment Wednesdays scene came exactly a month after Zoeller first apologized for racially insensitive statements he made about Woods and one day after the two met facetoface for the first time since the controversy Zoeller has been off the PGA Tour since the Masters where he called Woods that little boy and urged him not to request fried chicken or collard greens for the Champions Dinner next year at Augusta National During his layoff hes lost a spon sorship deal with Kmart and he says hes received letters calling him racist Pavlik will miss at least 12 weeks after elbow surgery ARLINGTON AP Texas pitcher Roger Pavlik will be sidelined for a minimum of 12 weeks after undergoing right elbow surgery scheduled for Friday Pavlik who was an AllStar last season will have bone chips removed from the back of the elbow It just wasnt getting any said Dr John Con way the Rangers orthopedic consultant We hope hell be pitching again in 12 weeks Its a common problem for pitchers You see it every Pavlik was 23 with a ERA in six starts this season In 1996 Pavlik went 158 with a ERA in 34 starts Golf Lamp leads field after first round Bulldogs tied for second as a team Special to the HeraldZeitung TULSA Okla Lutherans Jeff Lamp shot an openinground 68 at the NAIA mens golf tournament Tuesday to lead the field As a team the Bulldogs were tied for second with HardinSimmons at 297 Mobile lead the field with a 291 Huntingdon was all alone in fourth place at 298 and Western Washington was fifth at 299 Berry and Texas Wesleyan were tied for sixth at 300 followed by Spring Hill and North Greenville at 301 Four teams were tied for 10th place The fourround tournament will end Friday NCAA baseball Red Raiders pleased with their draw LUBBOCK AP Texas Tech suspected it might see a Central Regional field loaded with giant killers Instead the Red Raiders were pleasantly surprised to learn Monday that they would be playing host to a talented and balanced field I think all of us thought it might be pretty Tech pitcher Jason Gooding said But as we saw some of the teams we thought might come here go to other regionals it worked out all right Weve still got some good teams coming in here so now we just need to get The Raiders 4612 overall were accorded the No 1 seed in the six team doubleelimination tournament that begins today at Dan Law Field Tech will face Southwest Texas State 3624 at 7 In the other two games today No 2 seed Rice 4314 will face No 5 seed Southwest Missouri State 33 23 at 3 and No 3 seed Clemson 4021 will meet No 4 seed Nevada 3819 at 11 Im surprised a Raider head coach Larry Hays said I felt like wed get UCLA or USC or Arizona State or Cal State Fullerton That shows what I A year ago the NCAA selection committee sent three other Top 10 teams to Lubbock for what many considered the toughest of the eight regional tournaments Tech finished third with Oklahoma State defeating topranked Southern Cal for the regional title and accompanying slot in the College World Series This year a California influence is absent Nevada is the westernmost team invited to Lubbock When I looked at the regionals this year they all scared Hays said Last year there were a couple I thought wouldnt have been bad to play in But when I look at the others this year I dont see any Id volunteer Tech won the Big 12 Conference regularseason title before finishing second in the leagues postseason tournament