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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 11, 1999, New Braunfels, Texas                                NEW ts 20332 rinrjg ffiLS ITUNG Vol 148 No 167 52 pages in 4 sections 11 Two bicyclists hit by cars Saturday SUNDAY Serving Carnal County since 1852 BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer Two New Braunfels boys were transported to hospitals in San Antonio and New Braunfels Sat urday afternoon after they were struck by two different cars while riding their bicycles A 13yearold boy was airlifted about Saturday to Uni Bus accident slow northbound 135 traffic Page 9A versity Hospital in San Antonio after he was struck by a maroon pickup truck in the intersection of Krueger Avenue and West Katy Street New Braunfels Police Accident victim 3 dies in hospital HEATHER New Braunfels Fire and Rescue officers transport a 13yearold boy to an AirLife helicopter on Saturday The boy was struck by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle about Saturday BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer A 3yearold Canyon Lake boy died Saturday morning at Univer sity Hospital in San Antonio from injuries he received in a car acci dent two days earlier on Farmto Market Road 306 Joshua Rutherford the son of Noretta and Ray Rutherford of Canyon Lake was taken off life support around 10 Saturday said Jim Shea of the Department of Public Safety The parents of the child could not be reached for comment Joshua and five other passen gers in a Ford Thunderbird were injured July 8 after their car was struck by a Ford Mustang several miles south of the FarmtoMar See INSIDE A new home The San Antonio Spurs are hoping to parlay their 1999 NBA championship into a new arena with the luxury boxes lacking from their current court in the Alamodome Find out whats on their mjnd ancl what thf futureidotjiici bdnQv Kitchen magic Buck and Son Construction Inc of New Braunfels received national attention for their remodeling work See what they did for a San Antonio couple and read about their latest project which involves friends in high places 71B WEATHER Searing heat was but a faded memory for many Texans Saturday as below normal temperatures and rain cooled the state The rain should continue today See page 2A for the forecast INDEX Kiyeoctorr 2B SB MOC 2B 6A 4A 3A 2A They did it AP Photo Mia Hamm bottom slides into the bench and is congratulated by her teammates after scoring the second goal against Nigeria during the first half of a Womens World Cup soccer match June 24 in Chicago The United States won the Womens World Cup on Saturday with a dramatic 54 shoot out victory over China women win World Cup PASADENA Calif AP Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey and sank to her knees in glee Her exhausted teammates erupted in joy In the stands at the More on tht Rose Bowl thou big victory sands of young girls Page 11A squealed in delight Womens soccer got the World Cup ending it always wanted Saturday a dramatic victory by the United States over China on penal ty kicks after 120 minutes of scoreless play in a setting unlike anything seen before in sports in this country The biggest crowd ever to see a womens gams in any sport cheered their heroes on through 90 minutes of regulation play and two 15 minute overtimes before left footed kick found the right side of the net to give the United States a 54 vic tory for the championship When it was over glittering confetti shot out over the field and America had a glittering set of new heroes Young girls stood cheering them on the paint on their red white and blue faces running in the 90degree heat Fathers hugged daughters and mothers cried as the scene of jubilation unfold ed on the field below A soccer fantasy that didnt seem pos sible three short weeks ago came to a frenzied crescendo that might have been much the way the youthful fol lowers imagined as they played fantasy games in suburban parks and in their bedrooms Girls screamed as the team arrived on a bis fbr the game and cried out the name of their favorites It was quite a ride for the group of freshfaced talented and downtoearth women carried the hopes of the United States and quite possibly the future of womens sports into overtime after a scoreless game Yes the US team was favored to be here but few could have imagined the team would be greeted with such a frenzy The response has been quite a contrast to the victory in the very first World Cup in China in 1991 At an earlier game a quarterfinal between Norway and Sweden Jamie Loney and Laura Adams grinned sweat Girls rule Boys drool Soccers cool the 11Vearolds from Pleasanton Calif chanted For at least one magical summer indeed mats true MEETING WHO New Braunfels City Council WHEN Monday WHERE New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave The meeting will be televised live on cable channel 16 Council pondering golf board changes BY CHRISTINA MINOR Staff Writer The Landa Park Golf Course Advisory Board might undergo some changes when New Braunfels City Council discusses the reorganization of its board Monday night Councilman Randy Vanstory asked coun cil on June 28 to postpone the appointment of a new board member so he could discuss a possible reorganization There are two vacancies right now The ninemember board includes representa tives from the New Braunfels Mens Golf Association Landa Ladies Golf Associa tion Landa Legends Golf Association city taxpayers and the Landa Park Golf Course manag er who serves as an advisor Vanstory said board members should not rep resent one of the special interest groups because it created a con flict of interest Whether you are in the majority or minority if its a conflict of interest then you should not have a he said Its hard to remain Vanstory also said he wanted to reduce the number of board members but hadnt worked out all the details I think nine are too he said Loop wants to revoke CISD bond covenant BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer If Comal Independent School District trustee Robert Loop has it his way stu dents will attend a new high school in Western Comal County by 2002 Loop is scheduled to discuss the possibility of revoking a bond covenant that binds the district from beginning construction on the new high school until 2002 when the board meets at 6 Tuesday at Bill Brown Elementary School 20410 West Highway 46 Before the bond vote trustees placed a restriction on the bond issuance that would prevent the district from awarding a con struction contract on a third high school See   

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