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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 10, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports Day To talk with about Sports Day call 6259144 Ext 22S Readers can send email to HZsports@aol.com HeraldZeitung O Thursday July 3 1B H n i I rl 7 P i t ii 11 cj The Press Comal County Sports Events are listed according to timeliness and as space allows Sundance Shootout Sundance Golf Course and will sponsor The Shortgame Shootout benefiting The Hummel Museum on Friday Twoperson teams will com pete on an 18hole course con sisting of uphill downhill sand and approach shots of 100 yards or less The entry fee is per team and the dead line for entries is today Sundance is one of 10 area courses set to sponsor the event The top four professional and amateur teams from each course will advance to the finals on Sept 22 at Circle C Golf Club in Austin For more information call the Sundance pro shop at 629 3817 or Debbie Williams tour nament coordinator at 512 4644997 Blackbelt awards event at Seniors Center The public is invited to attend the Dan Blackbelt Promotion Ceremony at 7 Saturday at the Senior Citizen Center 655 Landa St Seven martial artists will achieve the rank of Cho Dan a firstdegree blackbelt The ceremony will include one hour demonstrations by the blackbelt recipients and other martial arts students For more information call Brett H Riley at 6060444 or 6258216 I Soccer Ref clinte Brauntels Youth Soccer Club will offer a referee clinic for all persons interested in learning the game and earn ing extra cash on weekends The clinic is open to anyone ages 12 and older It will be conducted from 8 to noon and 1 to 5 on July 19 for sessions one and two and from 8 to noon and 1 to 5 on July 26 for sessions three and four The sessions will be led by Steve Nichols of HEY REF For more information call 606 6722 Cougar football camp Canyon Cougar Football Camp will be offered to incom ing seventh eighthand ninth graders July 2124 Registration is which is payable to the Community Education Football Camp Campers should bring a Tshirt shorts running shoes and something to eat and drink dur ing the break each day Non contact drills will be used to teach skills Report to the weight room from 8 to each day of the camp For more information call Carl Gustafson at 6291110 Unicom football camp New Braunfels High School will offer its Unicorn Football Camp for incoming students in grades seven eight and nine from to July 2124 at Unicorn Stadium Registration is and forms are available at Vivrogx Sporting Goods and NBHS For more information call Tim Kingsbury at 6255713 Ranger football camp Smithson Valley High School will conduct its annual Ranger Football Camp from to noon July 2125 The camp is open to all stu dents who will be in grades seven eight and nine and are interested in playing football Registration is and those not already enrolled may do so until the first day of camp For more information call 885 2376 Sports Day NB Juniors force second final Lategame surge beats San Marcos Boys baseball By ABE LEVY Staff Writer Relishing a postgame hot dog Wednesday night Phillip Cruz stood qui etly outside the concession stand at Comal Park and breathed a sigh of relief After all his Junior AllStar team forced a second final against San Marcos in a comefrombehind win 85 His only appearance in the game came as a pinch hitter in the sixth inning with two men on base and the team needing one more run to tie He smacked a clean single bringing teammate Jason Shaeter safely home I just feel like I did it for my said Cruz while splitting half of his hot dog to Craig Crow New Braunfels start ing pitcher in the game I just concen trated and did my best I was just New Braunfels went on to score a total of five runs and bat 10 times that inning behind Crows ninestrikeout perfor mance The win avenged an earlier loss to San Marcos 147 on July 3 that sent New Braunfels to the losers bracket New Braunfels faced elimination if it didnt win Wednesday Instead the team evened its record with San Marcos whom they will play at 7 today at Comal Park for the North Zone District 31 Champi onship That winner will play the winner of the South Zone Championship this Monday The game started out to be a tight match Both teams scored two runs in the first on solid hitting stolen bases and passed balls In the second inning New Braunfels rightfielder Ryan Rodriguez reached first on a fielders choice grounder advanced ball and then to third on a ground out only to be tagged out at home trying to steal home on a passed ball New Braunfels warded offa threat by San Marcos who stranded a man on third as Crow struck out Leron Moore to end the inning Andrew Aguirre New Braunfels Junior AllStar firstbaseman catches a line drive for one out and then steps on play during Wednesday nights final against San Marcos New Braunfels fought back from a 52 deficit to force a San Marcos pounded in two runs to bring the score to 42 in he fourth on two hits and two walks New Braunfels struggled in the fourth and fifth going scoreless and failing on a squeeze play Meanwhile San Marcos added another run in the fifth on an over throw to third base that scored San Mar cos Jerry Montemayor who was attempt ing to steal from second Then the New Braunfels comeback began in the sixth Adam Gallegos and Kenneth Power knocked backtoback singles in a five hit fiverun inning in which Cruz and Greg Winters scored goahead runs for a score of 75 San Marcos threatened again when Adrian Prado who came in as a reliever in the sixth doubled and then advanced to third on a balk But Crow struck out Brandon Ramirez to retire the side New Braunfels added an insurance run in the seventh and final inning on Andrew Aguirres RBI single that scored Keith Brangan who had doubled Crow faced the heart of the San Mar cos lineup including the second through cleanup batters in the seventh retiring the first two and striking out the last bat ter to seal the victory I was nervous at the start of the game but then 1 calmed down and pitched bet Crow said NB Red outhit NB Blue in major league play In 12vearold action New Braunfels Red faced New Braunfeis Blue in a bat tle of undefeated teams The Red run ruled the Blue 132 Wednesday in Luling on nine hits and an 11run third inning The Reds Justin Delgado pitched a com plete game with eight strikeouts clinch ing a spot in the finals at 7 in Luling The Blues Jeremiah Kester and Kyle Chandler scored both runs with the only hits coming from Kesters single and Ryan Werley s triple The Blue will face Canyon Lake at 7 today with the winner to face the Red in the finals Luling elminates 10yearold New Braunfels Blue In 10yearold action Luling beat New Braunfels Blue 142 on the runrule HeraldZeitung photo by Michael Damall first base to complete the double second finals match tonight Wednesday in New Braunfels New Braunfels Blue was eliminated and Lul ing will face New Braunfels Red at 7 today with the winner playing San Marcos Friday night NB Red shuts out Lockhart in Senior League semifinals In Senior League play New Braun fels Red runruled Lockhart 120 Wednesday at Seguins Starke Park in a onehitter by Bradley George who tossed 12 strikeouts The Reds Cody Reimer knocked a tworun homer in the first and Cody Chapman a threerun homer in the third The Red will face the winner of tonight s semifinal match between Seguin Gold and Lockhart Panel revokes Tysons license LAS VEGAS AP Mike Tysons boxing license was revoked today and he was fined the maximum million for biting a chunk out of Evander Horyfields ear during their WBA heavyweight title fight Tyson who also was ordered to pay legal costs can apply for reinstatement of his license in one year Tyson who apologized on television last week and asked to be allowed to fight again someday did not show up at the hearing leaving his lawyers to plead his case before the Nevada State Athletic Com mission Mr Tyson spoke to the world after the fight He told the world he was sorry about what had his lawyer Oscar Goodman told the commission He threw himself on the mercy of this court Suspension would not be enough Boxing is unlike any other sport There is a fine line between boxing and Gordon Fink deputy attorney general After his boxing losses he would shake his opponent s hand He was a gentleman He remains a gentleman today and retains his dignity today He has confidence in this commission and that you will do the right Nonetheless the commission adopted the penalty proposed by state prosecutors for the incident in the third round of the June 28 fight Suspension would not be enough said deputy attorney general Gordon Fink Boxing is unlike any other sport There is a fine line between boxing and he said The very nature of the spoil he said requires strict adherence to rules The state Athletic Commission in a unanimous voice vote also declared Tyson a discredit to Officials said the punishment could extend well beyond one year and could amount to a lifetime ban Unless the commission changes its mind this would be a permanent revoca the commissions legal adviser Don ald Haight said Without further he said the license would not be East beats West in second MSL AilStar match 54 EAST RUTHERFORD AP North American AllStar games are friendly matches marked by gap ing holes in defenses littletono con tact and lots of scoring The NBA has that formula down pat So does the NHL And now Major League Soccer has joined in The whole purpose is to please the crowd said Carlos Valderrama the MVP for the second straight year as the East beat the West 54 Wednesday night It was very important to have an entertaining game We certainly did that tonight It was a game that help soccer grow in this It certainlv shouldnt hurt Not with nine goals by nine players with a goalie scoring one as a forward Not with 55 shots including the game winner in the final two minutes by Columbus Brian McBride It was a great display of East coach Bruce Arena of DC Unit ed said of the game played before a soggy crowd of at Giants Sta dium It was a great day for soccer in this country and After Dante Washington of Dal las made it 10 Campos connected in the 44th minute offa superb pass by Kansas Citys Preki He celebrated with a dive along the soggy ground as teammates mobbed him at the sale line Rangers in hole ARLINGTON AP A year ago the Texas Rangers were riding high coming out of the AllStar break They started the season atop the AL West and hardly left that lofty perch owning a fourgame lead by the time the midseason break rolled around Not so this season The Rangers are coming offa 10 17 June swoon that was the worst by an AL team It also left them five games behind prime rival Seattle the division leader We played as poorly as we could play in June but still weve won over 40 said manager John ny Dates June was not a good month But I expect July to be a lot Included in the June dive was a fourgame series sweep by the Mariners at The Ballpark in Arling ton Coupled with a 11 split in an earlier series at the Kingdome it gave Texas a 15 record against Seat tle this season The teams meet again for four games in the Kingdome beginning tonight This will be a critical series for the Rangers Team officials admit that another collapse againsv Seattle would force them to consider sweep ing changes including beginning to plan for next year The Rangers have been poor with runners in scoring position and bad on defense especially shortstop Benji Gil This season they have given up 50 unearned runs already matching the number they yielded in 162 games last year when they had the best defense in the majors Gates is a manager known for defense We Gates said He replaced the inconsistent Gil with Domingo Cedeno who has wielded a hot bat Ive been pleased with Oates said Hes made all the plays that have been required And hes provided some timely South Texas Purples qualify for state tourney Special to the HeraldZeitung The South Texas Royal Purples have qualified all three of their teams for the Junior Olympic Fast pitch State Tourna ments this month The Purples representing ASA Region 19 played their way into the tournament with strong showings in Fort Worth Col lege Station Nacogdoches and Austin Coached by Larry Wenzel Tom Gille spie and Israel Sanchez the Purple 10s placed second and third in two of their tournaments beating such teams as Okla homa City Fort Worth Duncanville Austin and Marshall The Purples were paced on the mound by Quinn Koelf gen Andrea Holman and Sunni Reimer while Laura Green Sarah Wenzel and Candace Gillespie provided the hitting The Purple 12s had a solid season most recently placing fourth in the 26 team field Capitol of Texas Shootout Jaime Gilland Jessica Quintanero and Savannah Sanchez pitched strong games lor the Purples in wins over the Austin Travellers Houston and Houston West University and Martha Rockwood Jennifer Linney Megan Caraway and Vanessa Broughton provided the offense In their last two tournaments it took the Louisiana state champions from Baton Rouge and nationally ranked Fort Worth to knock out the Purple 12s The Purple 14s almost all of whom are 13 years old played up in classifica tion and earneJ their way to Denton this weekend for the 70 team field state tour nament Lyndsay Lauhon Nicole Watts Sara Thornton and Crystal Carvajal anchor the pitching while Andrea Car son Jena Stevens Ashlee Dove and Les ley Wilson provide the hitting The Purple Us ore coached by Juan Ozuna Jeff Thornton Jeff Stevens and David After state the Purples will move into their new stadium and training facility on the campus otTexas Lutheran Universi ty Their Junior Olympic tall schedule will begin after Labor Day Those inter ested in the program can call 560I07o New Braunfels Mens Golf Association Tournament Results July 5 at Landa Park Twoman team one better bait First place three teams tied Ken Will Ray Martinez 56 Leonard Tuch Kelly Tuch 56 Danny Hill Ray Metzke 56 Fourth place Hayes Leon 57 Fifth place two teams tied Hylin Des Devereax 58 Lee Thomas Bob Hdton 58 Individual Low Net First place two tied Leon Vanlandingham 60 Moe Taylor 60 Third place Leonard Tuch 62 Fourth place Sid George 63 Low Gross Leonard Tuch 68 tow score this year   

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