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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 18, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Pay To talk with Sports Editor Tom Erlckson about Sports Day call 6259144 Ext 2S3 Readers can send email to The Press County Sports Events are listed according to timeliness and as space allows 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 Noncontact 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 Braurifels 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 Vivroux 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 Registration is and those not already enrolled may do so until the first day of camp For more information call 885 2376 NBY8A Mangers tryouts The New Braunfejs Youth Soccer Association Rangers under 12 team will conduct try outs from 6 to 8 July 2324 at the HEB Soccer Complex Players should bring their safety equipment and gather on field 13 For more informa tion call Luis Jaramillo at 625 6466 Sundance Golf Course Shootout tournament Sundance Golf Course will offer a Shootout tournament on July 27 The event is set to begin at Call the pro shop at 6293817 or 6092595 for more informa tion Ranger Girls Basketball Camp Ranger Girls Basketball Camp will be offered from 9 to noon July 2831 at the Smithson Valley High School gym The camp is open to girls in grades seven eight and nine Registratioh is Participants will receive instruction on shooting 1on1 offensive play and fast break skills There will alsobe a com petition at the end of the week For more information or to register Call Carolyn Ckodre at 9047273 or 6064669 PGA Golf Marathon Sundance Golf Course is sponsoring a fundraising event tq benefit the New Braunfels Junior Golf Association and golf teams from local schools Sundance PGA golf pro Bill Halbert and selected junior golfers and coaching represen tatives from each of the local middle schools and high schools will attempt to play at least100 holes of golf from dlwn to dusk on Aug 4 The fundraiser will compete with others nationwide with the junior golfing association that raises the most money receiv ing one free clinic by Tom Lehman PQA toy pro and 1996 Player ofthe Year For more information and to make a donation call Sundance at 6293817 Turn to PrtM Box 2i Sports Day Sundanciii 1B Low scores ties dominate final round of tournament ByTOMERICKSON Sports Editor There wasnt much suspense in Dan Treanors quest for a title in this years New Braunfels Junior Golf Association championship tourna ment In fact he knew the title would be his after Tuesdays first round at Northcliffe Country Club when the only other player in the Gold A divi sion was disqualified But that didnt keep him from having a winning atti tude in Thursdays final round at Sundance Golf Course I just wanted to go out there and play my best Treanor said I didnt really have to worry about los ing my lead because it really wasnt a Still Treanor played in a group of Silver A division golfers whose even tual champion JonMichael Ecker trailed the leader by just five strokes after Wednesdays second round at Starcke Park in Seguin Treanor put a bit more distance between himself and Ecker shooting a 61 on Thursday to finish with a threeround total of 221 Ecker fired a 71 to win the Silver A title with a total score of 236 Ecker said his game was a bit off track on Thursday but was still pleased to win his division My putting was especially tough he said but the round at Northcliffe was even Gatlyn McDonald who entered the firial round 10 strokes behind Ecker rallied to shoot a 67 and finish second for the second consecutive year at 242 I knew the final round would be easier than the first two but Sundance is still a tough links course even though its a par McDonald said Its tough to finish second again but theres always next Justin Boxley who began the day five strokes behind Ecker slipped to The New Braunfels Blue AllStars pose with their champi onship banner after winning the District 31 title last week end Pictured are front row from left Cantu Kyle Chandler Ryan Werley Jeremiah Kester Kevin Kelly Oustin Braune middle row from left Jason Miori Stephen Mendoza Frank Valadez Reece Timmerman John McKain Asa Gaddy back row from left Chandler Mike Kelly Mike Miori Photo submitted I just wanted to to go out there and play my best golf I really dldnt have to worry about my lead because is really wasnt a Dan Treanor 1997 NBJGA champion I Final results Page 38 third Boxtey finished five strokes behind McDonalds at 247 Jeff Kovalcik rounded out the division with a 72 for a total of 254 Nick Olivarri and J Dylan Reininger burned up the field in the Blue A division on Thursday with each golfer shooting a 68 Olivarri won the division with a total of 237 and Reininger was third at 255 Walt Harris hung on to second place with a 74 to beat Reininger by five strokes and Mike Wallace round ed out the Blue A group with a 300 There was no change at the top of the Silver B division on Thursday as Jason Nored held on with a 66 to win first place Noreds threeround total was 235 seven strokes better than Josh Ray who shot a 72 at Sundance to finish at 242 Christine Treanor was third with a threeround total of 254 followed closely by Keith Britton at 257 A suddendeath playoff decided the winner in the ninehole Blue B divi sion Josh Gaines and Christine Kovalcik completed their final rounds tied at 134 after Gaines began the day with a onestroke advantage Kovalcik a 35 to close the gap orpThiirsciay but Gaines took the title on the first playoff hole Kyle Chandler fired a 40 to finish third at Turn to Junior golf Page 3B Dan Treanor reacts td a putt on the 18th hole at Sundance Golf Course during Thursdays final round of the New Braunfels Junior Golf Association championship tournament Treanor won the overall title after shooting a 61 at Sundance HeraldZeitung photo by Michael Damall Pitching defense help Blue win zone title From staff reports Good baseball teams rely on strong pitching and defense to be successful And last Saturday night the New Braunfels Blue 12yearold AllStars used a little of both to win the North Zone title Blue came out of the losers bracket defeating the New Braunfels Red team twice before falling to Yoakum in Mondays zone playoff Kyle Chandler and Frank Valadez split the pitching duties for Blue each throwing three Chandler allowed five runs off four hits but Valadez was virtually untouchable allowing no runs and two hits over the final three frames Coach Mike Kelly said both pitch Bruins win division title The New Braunfels Bruins a 10and under baseball team made up of area play ers recently complet ed its 1997 season by winning the Willie Mays Division of the Baseball USA league in San Antonio They earned a berth in the state playoffs in Fort Worth by virtue of their division title Team members are front row from left Michael Tabler Shane Rsher Sammy Anderson Jordan Herring Blaine Witek Adam Witek middle row from left Ricky Gomez Jeremy Erben Cameron Henk Kirk Michalec Brett Bammert back row from ten Managor Stanley Witek Coaches Gary Erben and Morris Herring Photo submitted ers performed well Both guys worked three good innings for he said Kyle began to get a bit tired but Frankie then came in and threw really Blue lead 32 after the first two innings and increased its advan tage to 62 with three runs in the top of the third Red countered with three runs in the bottom of the third but couldnt get any closer Ryan Werley Jason Miori and Kevin Kelly all had two hits Kelly said his teams defense also helped at crucial points in the game We got a really good defensive game from Kevin Kelly at shortstop and Ryan Werley had a great game at second he said Irvin may or may not be in camp IRVING AP With Dallas Cowboys training camp opening today iu Austin receiver Michael Irvin still isnt saying if hell show up or not Irvin met with learn owner Jerry Jones on Thursday but left Valley Ranch without comment The former AllPro receiver who has been contemplating retirement and has two years remaining in a fiveyear contract was quoted in Thursdays Fort Worth StarTelegram as saying he would return But Irvin called a Dallas radio sta tion twice Thursday to angrily dis pute the report and say hes not ready to talk publicly about his plans Neither Jones nor Irvin discussed what they talked about in their meet ing They had a good meeting and a lot of open dialogue took team spokesman Rich Dalrymple Turn to Irvin Page 2B
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