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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 20, 1999, New Braunfels, Texas NEW PELS EL TX 79903 HERALDZEITUNG 152 INSIDE 52 pages in 4 sections June 1999 O y TX A Comal County since 1852 Spurs fans already celebrating Admirable Spurs center David Robinson isnt wor ried about playing second fid dle to secondyear player Tim All the former MVP is concerned about is winning an NBA 9A These fathers know best As families across America honor their fathers two men stand out Both Jimmy Owens and Jeff Offtermatt each have 10 chil makingffor some grand Spurs spirit You dont have to travel to Bexar County to get a feel for the excitement the Spurs run to the NBA Finals has gener Sports editor Peter Brown assembled a collage of snapshots showing what the areas biggest basketball fans have been up WEATHER Skies were partly cloudy across most of the state particularly in South A chance of more storms continues today with lows in the 70s and highs in the See page INDEX Key code 77 Up 20 on New San Antonio aims for another playoff sweep BY CHRIS SHERIDAN AP Basketball Writer SAN ANTONIO Somebody forgot to tell Spurs fans that the celebrating is sup posed to wait until the series is officially From their looks early it appeared that the Spurs already had won their first NBA The euphoria over Game 2 lasted past with hornhonking fans descend ing on downtown and waving brooms out their car It might have been the first 1 traffic jam in San Antonios his Some of those fans were undoubtedly among the nearly chanting Sweep during the fourth quarter of San Antonios 8067 victory over the New York Knicks Friday and none of them expect the series to return here for Games 6 or After what theyve saw in the first two its hard to blame Its not so much that the Spurs have dominated New its more that the Knicks simply appear to be too too injured and too spent to put up a decent fight against an opponent that hasnt lost in more than five Playing the Knicks is not David Robinson They are very Those guys run all over the they get to the boards extremely I dont know what it looks but theyre making us work very Theyre not Nor should the Knicks be expected to quit when the series shifts to Madison Square Garden for Game 3 Monday Only two teams in NBA history have See State housing reps hear Evergreen issue New Braunfels City Councilman Larry Alexander left vis its with Amistad Affordable developer Mike Fields on Saturday outside San Antonio city council If the 80 unit Evergreen Townhomes tax credit housing complex planned by Amistad would be built in Alexanders PERI HeraldZeitung New Braimfelsers share their opinions on proposed housing complex with threeperson adhoc committee BY PERI STONE rnvv r Staff Writer SAN ANTONIO If the power of a crowd sways decision a pro posed taxcredit housing complex in New Braunfels could fare About 45 New Braunfelsers stood to support the 80unit Evergreen Town homes Saturday morning during a pub lic hearing conducted by the Texas Department of Housing and Commu nity Affairs in San Antonio city council Fifteen more New Braunfels residents from New Braunfels later stood in oppo sition to the They cited con cerns about increased traffic and overcrowding and water This group of about 60 people repre sented the largest turnout for any one taxcredit housing project discussed Sat More than 150 repre senting about 30 different taxcredit housing showed up for the People from Del PERI Betty Neumeyer and Jonni Doeppenschmidt voice their opposition to the Evergreen Townhomes project Saturday as others look San San Antonio and other cities A threeperson adhoc committee lis tened to comments and later will give recommendations to the ninemember Four hearings have been scheduled in Texas through The last hearing See Game 2 Spurs Knicks 67 New York 15 19 15 18 San Antonio 20 19 17 24 Spurs lead bestofseven series 20 Series Schedule Game 1 San Antonio New York 77 Game 3 8 Monday Game 4 New 8 Wednesday Game 5 8 Friday Game 6 San June 27 Game 7 8 June 29 if necessary TV KMOL Radio KCOR AP photo Former Bob Bullock visit ing here with George died Friday at his Austin Area leaders mourn loss of Bullock FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Local and state officials praised late Bob Bullock as a giant in Texas politics whose love for his state transcend ed party Bullock died at his Austin home Friday at the age of He had suffered various health problems over the Most he was hos pitalized for congestive heart New Braunfels attorney Antanacio Cam pos said he had the privilege of working with Bullock as a law Campos said he was saddened by Bullocks passing and offered sympathy for his He was a tremendous untiring in his efforts working for the State of Texas and the people of We are really going to miss Campos Comal County Commissioner Cristina Zamora He did a lot of good things not only for Democrats but for the whole County Tax AssessorCollector Gloria also a knew Bullock through political meetings and social func She said Bullock served the state well as state comptroller and lieutenant It breaks my heart because he was a wonderful He did a tremendous and I think he helped out Governor Bush a Clennan State Jeff RSan Anto served under Bullock for three terms in the He said Bullocks dedication and focus made him an outstanding legis lator and steward of the publics He was such an incredible It would be nearly impossible to overestimate See Teens waive right to stay in detention center BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer Two New Braunfels teens charged with deadly conduct waived their right to a detention hearing Friday and will remain in a Hays County juvenile detention center for at least two more The 14yearold Canyon Middle School students are accused of shooting a high powered rifle at the homes of two CMS teachers on April No one was injured in the shooting which the same day two Colorado teens killed 13 people at a suburban high school before taking their own New Braunfels Police officials said the two males admitted to shooting at the teachers On May a Comal County grand jury charged the boys with deadly which is a third degree If the pair could be sentenced up to a maximum of 10 years in a Texas Youth Commission said Carol the countys director of juvenile She said the two would be eli gible for parole in one Comal County assistant district attor ney Michelle Montemayor said the family code allowed juveniles the right to waive a detention hearing anytime after the first There are a lot of reasons why detention hearings are but its pretty difficult to get out of detention if were still request ing it and theyve already had a Montemayor Robison said detention hearings were conducted every 10 days to determine whether a juvenile should be returned to the detention facility or released to their See
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