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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 17, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Tom Erickson about Sports Day call 6259144 Ext 223 Readers can send email to HZsports@aol.com Herat Sports Day The Press Comal County Sports Events are listed according to timeliness and as space allows T Bar M Tennis Ranch fall programs T Bar M Tennis Ranch will offer a junior tennis program as well as several adult programs beginning Monday For more information call Paul Domanski at 6257738 Division II soccer tryouts Soccer tryouts will be con ducted for Division II Under 18 boys and girls and Under 14 boys from to on Aug 31 at the HEB Soccer Complex For more information call 6295667 NB Youth Soccer Association fall season The New Braunfels Youth Soccer Association is accept ing registrations for the upcom ing season at Vivroux Sporting Goods The cost is The league is open to all children who are at least 4 years old by July 31 If you are a firsttime player a birth certificate is required For more information call 6067933 or 6066722 NBHS football picture day Unicorn football picture day will be 8 Saturday at Unicorn Stadium Team and individual pictures will be taken Parents are invit ed to bring their cameras for special photos For more information call 6092252 ill regtilratfoh f Registration for flag football for children in grades one II irough six will be conducted from 9 to noon on Saturday at the Annex Office Building which is next to Norwest Bank at 1000 N Walnut The early registration fee is and the fee increases to after Saturday Players can also register through Aug 22 at Vivroux Sporting Goods For more information call Paul Finley at 6292006 after 6 New Braunfels Junior Football League The New Braunfels Junior Football League will have its registration from 9 to noon on Saturday at the football field behind Canyon Intermediate School on Loop 337 The league is open to chil dren ages 812 New players should bring a copy of their birth certificate and have a physical before the first prac tice Returning players need only bring their birth certificate The registration fee cov ers the cost of insurance uni forms and equipment For more information call 6257818 or 6206579 Royal Purples softball Girls interested in playing fastpitch softball with the South Texas Royal Purples a member of the Junior Olympic pro gram should call Rusty Linney at 800 2325393 The Royal Purples a Texas top 20 program will field teams for ages 10 and under 12 and under and 14 and under this fall The Purples compete in area tournaments and train at their fields on the campus of Texas Lutheran University in Seguin Area girls who are serious about softball are encouraged to participate Space is limited as rosters will be finalized around Aug 26 John Ranch fall programs The John Newcombe Tennis Ranch is offering lessons clin ics and leagues for all ages and abilities this fall Opportunities include ladies Turn to Frew Box Page 3B wns cty ttle in Reininger Stephanie Schaeffer McDonald Kovalcik also bring home titles Friday at Landa Park By TOM ERICKSON Sports Editor Fridays New Braunfels Junior City Golf Championship featured plenty of siblings both in the field and winners circle Michael and Stephanie Schaeffer claimed the overall boys and girls titles at Landa Park Michael in the boys 1518 age group and Stephanie in the girls 1316 division Other family combinations at the tournament were Jeff and Christine Kovalcik and Clint and Clay Robinson Michael Schaeffer had to play 19 holes for his title as he and Hagan Cohle finished their rounds with identical 75s Cohle attempted a long putt on the final hole of regulation for the win but missed forcing the suddendeath playoff Michael Schaeffer birdied the first hole of the the par4 281 yard No 10 Cohle finished with a bogey Josh Speck finished third at 81 fol lowed closely by John Ray 82 and Stuart Griffin Stephanie Schaeffer battled Christine Treanor for the girls 1316 title winning by three strokes Treanor led Schaeffer by four strokes after the first nine holes 41 to 45 but slipped on the back nine firing a 47 for a total of 88 Schaeffer shot a 40 for the final nine holes for a total of 85 and the victory Also competing were Ashley Schneider 92 and Brenda Norris Christine Kovalcik had an easy VK V A t New Braunfels Junior City Golf Championship Boys 1518 Name Michael Schaatfer HaganCohte Josh Speck John Ray Stuart Griffin Michael Bergeron SondyCoker MaltGlecM Brian Sharp Cody Worm Josh Pledger won in playoff Boys 1314 J Dylan Reininger Jeffrey Kovalcik Dustin Graves CodyTeer JoshDoerr Ruben Gonzales Tanner Baker Nathan Powell CartTepe 1012 Gattyn McDonald Keith Britten Dustin Braune JoryWerth Kyle Chandler RoffMott Josh Ray Logan Thefasen Brian Fancher Nicholas WWIams Andrew Ttppitt Chase DuBose day Robinson Robert Bergeron Clint Robinson Girls 1316 Stephanie Schaeffer Christine Treanor Ashley Schneider Brenda Norris Girls 12 and under Christine Kovalcik 34 Boys 89 Shane Fisher 51 Kyle Richey 52 Score 75 75 81 82 63 189 19 91 98 100 102 88 89 93 97 100 102 108 114 115 41 45 50 53 53 55 56 56 59 60 60 61 63 63 79 83 85 88 92 93 time en route to the girls 12and under title as she was the only com petitor in the division Kovalcik shooting from modified tees fired a 34 for nine holes The boys 89 title which was also contested for nine holes from modi fied tees went to Shane Fisher who was one stroke better than Kyle Richey Fisher shot a 51 and Richey a 52 Gatlyn McDonald improved on his secondplace finish at last months New Braunfels Junior Golf Association Tournament with a win in the boys 1012 group on Friday McDonald fired a 41 for nine holes four of Keith Britton who finished second at 45 Bradley Bevil was five strokes behind Britton at 50 followed by Dustin Braune and Jory Werth who tied for fourth with rounds of 53 The secondclosest finish of the day came in the boys 1314 group in which J Dylan Reininger edged Jeff Kovalcik for the title Reininger finished 18 holes at 88 followed closely by Kovalcik at 89 Dustin Graves fired a 93 for third place followed by Cody Teer Josh Doerr Ruben Gonzales 102 and Tanner Baker Christine Treanor watches one of her putts approach the cup Friday at Landa Park second in the girts 1316 division with a final score of 88 three strokes behind Stephanie Schaeffer win By DENNE H FREEMAN AP Sports Writer IRVING AP Dallas Cowboys arent quite ready for prime time The season opener on the road against Pittsburgh is two weeks away Its a good thing The Cowboys showed a lot of promising things in Friday nights 3431 preseason win over the St Louis Rams but running the foot ball and pass defense werent two of them Emmitt Smith hampered last year by injuries that knocked his yards per carry down to three plus saw his first action of the exhibition sea son He gained only 24 yards on 12 carries for a twoyardspercarry average The pass defense allowed the quarterbacking trio of Tony Banks Will Furrer and Jamie Martin to pass for 366 yards and four touch downs All four touchdowns came over rookie free agent cornerback Kevin Mathis of Texas Mathis returned the favor by intercepting a pass and returning it for a touchdown Another downer for Dallas was losing fourth round draft pick Macey Brooks a 6foot5 receiver from James Madison Brooks went dov 1 with a fractured right forearm and will be out for an undetermined amount of time Coach Barry Switzer is concerned about the Cowboys because of the mental errors by the team busting coverages and jumping snap counts Were having too many he said At least we have two weeks to work on it We may have to give the regulars some more play ing time against the Oilers next The Cowboys final tuneup is Friday night in Texas Stadium against the Tennessee Oilers of vagabond owner Bud Adams All 1 know is we cant go to Pittsburgh and play like this in two weeks or well get embar Switzer said The Dallas running game went nowhere fast If you cant run in this league you cant Switzer said Its as simple as Smith said I was a little rusty 1 missed some Dallas was 24th in offense last year and bet ter production is needed until a defense without NFL tackle Leon Lett and with a lot of young line backers can get settled The offense is going to have to carry this fullback Daryl Johnston said The defense carried the team last year Now the offense has to set Smith said the game looked too nuicli like the way Dallas tried to run the bull last year It was a Smith said We didnt play well At times it looked like 1996 ill over again We snapped the ball on the wroth count and made a lot of other mistakes I Quarterback Troy Aikman wasnt pleased Turn to Cowboys Page 48 An Alaskan adventure Chick Mueller shows off the 43inch 51pound Chinook Salmon he caught on July 7 in the Kenia River In Alaska Photo submitted Everything was good Friday at Landa Park You couldnt have asked for a bet ter day for the New Braunfels Junior City Golf Championship The sky was clear the sun was shining a cool breeze was blowing 1 suppose many of the golfers could have done with out the pool breeze but us spectators really enjoyed it We were also treated to some excellent golf especially in the boys 1518 age group Michael Schaefter and Hagan Cohle ended their rounds tied at 75 forcing a suddendeath playoff for the city title Tom Erickson Cohle had a shot to in ilu title outright on his final hole but missed a long put and remained tivd u ith Schaeffer who had finished play several minutes earlier But this wasnt exactly your typi cal allornothing winnertakesall type of matchup Schaeffer and Cohle are good friends and seemed to enjoy the chance to meet headto head for the title Both players teed off from hole No 10 but Schaeffer reached the green right away Cohle made the green in two strokes but bogeyed the hole Meanwhile Schaetlei scored a birdie on the par4 281yard hole for the tournament victory Many sports fans see golf as a slow and sometimes boring game to watch But its tournaments such ait the one at Lancia that make it so Turn to Erickson Page 36
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