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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 24, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Tom Erfckson about Shorts Day call 6259144 Ext 223 Readers can send email to HZsports@aol.com HeraldZeltuno O Thursday July OH B Sports Day IB The Press Comal County Sports Events are listed according to timeliness and as space allows N6YSA Rangers tryouts The New Braunfels Youth Soccer Association Rangers under 12 team will conduct try outs from 6 to 8 tonight 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 Sunday 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 Registration is Participants will receive instruction on shooting 1on1 offensive play and fast break skills There will be a com petition at the end bf the week For more information or to register Call Carolyn Ckodre at 9047273 or 6064669 Cougar Victory Volleyball Camp The 1997 Cougar Victory Volleyball Camp will be offered on July 30 and 31 at Canyon serVe as camp director Sessions take place from to 1 1 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 on July 30 and 8 to and 1 to 5 on July 31 Registration is per person All skills and fundamental techniques will be covered with special sessions for set ters middle blockers and out side attackers For more information call Becky Boehle at 6069618 PGA Golf Marathon Sundance Golf Course is sponsoring a fundraising event to 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 least 100 holes of golf from dawn 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 PGA tour pro and 1996 Player of the Year For more information and to make donation call Sundance at 629381 7 Unicom Meet the Coaches Night New Braunfels High School will hold its annual Unicorn Meet the Coaches Night at on Aug 4 in trje school cafeteria Parents arid players in grades nine through 12 are encouraged to rneel the football coaches and fill ouf paperwork For more information call Tim Kingsbury at 625571 3 NBHft football times dates I ting New Braunfels High School varsity and junior varsity football players should report to the field house at 8 on Aug 6 to check out equipment and begin practice Ninthgrade players should report for equipment checkout at 4 on Aug 12 The first workout for the freshmen will be Turn to Press Box Page 28 Waco Midway delivers knockout punch Fiverun second helps sink Red ByTOMERICKSON Sports Editor BRENHAM state berth has ended The quest for a Waco Midway 6 Red Needing two victories to win the Section II Senior League tourna ment the New Braunfels Red All Stars fell short of their goal after los ing to Waco Midway 63 on Wednesday Red held a 10 lead after the first inning thanks to a leadoff dou ble by Cody Erben who later scored on a wild pitch But Waco answered back in the bottom of the second inning scoring five runs on four hits including a tworun homer by right fielder Billy Nelson Nelsons blast was the second of three consecutive hits off starter Bradley George to begin the inning Bubba Bray lead off with a single and scored on the home run and Barry Johnson followed with a dou ble Ryan Michaelis then reached on an error and catcher Justin McMinn was hit by a pitch loading the bases Shortstop Marty Tidwell then smacked a double scoring all three runners and giving Waco a 51 advan tage Waco stretched the lead to 61 with a run inthe fifth inning Britt Tully led off with a double and scored on a ground out by Bray After managing just two hits in the second through fifth innings Red rallied in the sixth scoring twice Eric Sultemeier led off with a dou ble his second of the game and advanced to third on a single by Ty Johnson Two batters later Cody Reimer doubled scoring both Sultemeier and Johnson Reimer who entered the game with just one hit in the tournament went 2 for3 He also doubled in the fourth inning Midway will face Abilene in the Senior League state tournament which begins Saturday in Waco Red was seeking a return trip to state The team won the Junior League state title in 1995 HeraldZeitung photo by Tom Erickson Bradley Marschall delivers a pitch in Tuesdays game with College Station as second baseman Andy Schmid looks on New Braunfels lost to Waco Midway in the sectional title game on Wednesday night HeraldZeitung photo by Michael Darnall Cowboys running back Emmttt Smith signs autographs for fans after a recent training camp workout at St Edwards University in Austin Two practices were scheduled for today a morning session from 9 to and an afternoon practice from to 6 Miller Time Former Bronco knows his role By OENNE H FREEMAN AP Sports Writer AUSTIN AP Anthony Midler the former unhappy Denver Bronco is quite willing to speak his mind Thats one reason hes now a Dallas Cowboy Miller felt ignored and unused last year when he started 16 games and caught 56 passes for 735 yards and three touchdowns I wasnt a big part of the offense anymore and thats why I wanted Miller said I want to play three more years in this league and I want to play somewhere where Ill be happy when I fin ish I wasnt happy at Denver and I let them know The former Tennessee star whose career receiv ing totals are 549 catches for yards and 59 touchdowns said he doesnt even care about being the primary receiver at Dallas I know my role Miller said I know Im going to be the No 2 receiver behind Michael Irvin I always wans to catch a lot of balls because Im a competitor but I know who is No 1 in Dallas Thats fine with me Theyll be double covering Michael a Miller said he has been impressed with Troy Aikman He pulls no punches when asked whats the dif ference between Bronco quarterback John Elvvay and Aikman Troy is more accurate and Elway throws it Miller said Troy has three Super Bowl rings Elway has three I Irvin Williams settle suit Page 2B Miller is recovering from knee surgery and has watched the first week of workouts from the side line However Aikman throws to Miller after prac tice Troy throws a great Miller said We work out a lot after regular practice I dont want to rush my knee 1 think it will be ready to go just as soon as the preseason games start Its going to take a lot of work for me to learn the routes and learn the Dallas offense although it is very similar to the one I played at San Diego Its a good system and I really like Miller is a fivetime Pro Bowl selection with 10 years of NFL experience Alamo 16 Black wins gold at Jr Olympics Photo submitted Laura Schultz of New Braunfels a member of the Alamo 16 Black volley ball team won a gold medal at the Junior Olympics in Denver Special to the HeraldZeitung Laura Schultz of New Braunfels competed in the Junior Olympics vol leyball tournament from June 28 to July 7 in Denver Her team Alamo 16 Black won first place in the gold division of the 16yearold age group Alamo 16 Black scored victories against Toledo Ohio 16 Gold in the quarterfinals the Wichita Flyers in the semifinals and the Santa Barbara 16 Balance in the finals The team is made up otnine play ers from the San Antonio area The national team was made up from 160 players who tried out last November Their coach Stan Little is the varsity volleyball coach at Boerne High School During the regular season Alamo 16 Black compiled a 747 record including a win in the Tampa Bay qualifier The team placed third in the Tour of Texas and participated in several additional tournaments including the Third Coast Tournament and Lone Star Classic Schulte was an outside hitter tor Alamo 16 Black and will be a junior at New Braunfels High School this fail She is the daughter of Stephen and Lois Schultz Jackson will coach Bulls again CHICAGO AP Phil Jackson is a laidback proponent of Zen med itation a former flower child a disci plinarian and a philosopher who can coach and coerce millionaire athletes into a unified effort that results in championships Jackson who finds peace every summer in the Montana wilderness far from the noise and chaos of pro fessional basketball is coming back to the Chicago Bulls One final year One final quest for yet another title that would be the cel ebrated teams sixth of the decade 1 know the city of Chicago is breathing the coachs agent Todd Musburger said Wednesday after Jackson agreed to a oneyear deal worth million But the collective sigh is not just because Jackson the 51yearold guru is returning Its because his coming back all but ensures that Michael Jordan will do the same Jordan the most popular recogniz able and perhaps wealthiest athlete on the planet used strongarm tactics against Bulls management and owner Jerry Reinsdorf threatening retire ment if Jackson wasnt retained Several times down the stretch run to the Bulls fifth championship Jordan said he had no interest in breaking in a new coach or being part of a rebuilding program Michaels support was not only a statement of tremendous loyalty from a superstar to his coach but its some thing that had to weigh on their Musburger said Jackson who owns the best playoff record of any coach in NBA history didnt touch on the tough negotia tions in a release from his Montana home Im grateful for a team that loves to work together and with a great coaching staff we are once again pre pared to conquer that monster an NBA title I am pleased that Jerry Reinsdorf and the management of the Bulls have concurred and will allow us a chance to do it once One more chance appears to be all hell get I want to emphasize this will be his last general manager Jerry Krause said Not so fast said Musburger Phil is looking forward to next year We dont know what will hap pen after he said Bulls spokesman Tom Smithburg would not divulge financial terms of Jacksons deal except to say the salary is the highest ever for an NUA coach who is not a general manager There were reports the Bulls offered Jackson million tor one year and that Jackson was seeking million A source close to negotia tions who spoke on condition of anonymity told The Associated Press that Jackson got what he wanted   

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