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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas HERALDZEITUNG Tbesday February Woods wins again WOODS o PEBBLE BEACH Calif AP TtUWith an astonishing comeback toWin the Pebble Beach National i jprpAm Tiger Woods on Monday moved a step closer to Byron Nelsons untouchable record of dl straight victories Seven strokes behind with seven holes to play Woods electrified an otherwise gray afternoon on the Monterey Peninsula by holing a 97 yard wedge for eagle on the 15th and making birdies on two of last three holes for his sixth Straight PGA Tour victory j Woods became the first player since Ben Hogan in 1948 to win six straight tour events and took an unbelievable leap closer to Nelsons record which was set in 1945 It was a command performance filled with spectacular shots that have defined Woods young but spectacular career It ended with Woods watching from the 18th green as Matt Gogel missed a 10 foot birdie putt on the 18th that jjwquld have forced a playoff Woods closed with an 8under the lowest final round by a champion in the 53year history of Pebble Beach He finished at 15 under 273 and earned iGogel the 28yearold tour rookie made birdie on five of the first seven holes to seemingly turn tlie final round into a rout Ihstead he turned in a shocking a 40 qn the back nine thai only tie1 forgotten Because of a miraculous come by a player who never ceas i amaze Clemens ready for region Photo submitted Jennifer Arrants Jamie Fitzgerald Valerie Stark and Katie Bigger will compete in the girls 200 medley relay Friday and Saturday at the region competition Other members of the Samuel Clemens swim team earned the right to compete at region after placing in district are Tara Cypers second place in district 200 freestyle and first place 500 Bigger first place 200 freestyle and first place Fitzgerald sixth place 50 freestyle and first place 100 Arrants first place 200 individual medley and fourth 100 Stark first place 100 breast stroke and first place 100 Willis Gray Gray Dominick Wheelright and Derek Fletcher The girls 400 freestyle relay also placed first at the district meet The swim team is coached by Brent Bigger who was voted coach of the year in District 224A Katie Bigger a freshman was voted No 1 female swimmer of the year 1B opens up a whole new pool of student athletes will ing to play at SWT kids who are looking at play ing at the highest Studer said the first steps in moving toward the goal primarily are aimed at finding a conference with which to be affiliated The most difficult part of this move is going to be conference he said Negotiations for that affiliation should begin this spring Other schools want to know what SWTSU can bring to the table Studer said A quality academic institution key geographical placement and a large alumni base were the main points he offered Work also will begin this fall in an endzone com plex at Bobcat Stadium Calling it a crownjewel DeBesse said construction would be put on the fasttrack now that regents have approved NCAA The building will room weight room and office space The quality of the athletic experience will be high ly upgraded because of this De Besse said Austinbased Graeber Simmons and Cowan Architects has been authorized to provide consulting services for expanding Bobcat Stadium to a pro posed seats Plans for other facility improve ments already have been approved Qualifying in the NCAA means paid admis sions of people on a seasonal basis That figure includes season passes sold walkup sales and students attending not the actual number of people in the stands The Bobcats will be playing two Division 1A schools this football season and hope to increase that number each year to facilitate the step up to that division Students said the SWT football program was on its way to a big turnaround with probably one of the best recruiting classes in years Two members of that signing class quarterback BradleyGeorge and running back Drew Snider played for Canyon High School We have high hopes and realistic high hopes for our football Studer said I Unsung Hero not celebrated in song or verse one that Is much admired and shows courage If you know of an Unsung Hero in our community fill out the information below as your nom ination for this years New Braunfels Unsung Hero This years winners will be featured in the 2000 Horizons Issue published on March 26 Deadline for Nomination is March 1 2000 Unsung Hero of the Year Nomination Form Your Name Your Phone Nominee Name Nominee Nomlnee Phone Your Reason For Nominating This Person For Unsung H please moil to Uneung Hero 311328 New Braunfels Tex 78132 or drop off at our office located at 707 Landa If more space is needed than provided above please attach to the form you have questions or need Information about this years nominations for Unsung Hero call Margaret Edmonson at Astros sign Cedeno for million HOUSTON AP The Houston Astros and newly acquired outfielder Roger Cedeno agreed Monday on a million oneyear contract avoiding a salary arbitration hearing Houston obtained Cedeno along with pitchers Octavio Dotel and Kyle Kessel in a Dec 23 trade with the New York Mets who received Cy Young Award runner up Mike Hampton and outfielder Derek Bell Cedeno hit 313 and was second in the majors with 66 steals last season Its anticipated hell be covering the expansive center field of the Astros new downtown ballpark this year He was paid last season and was set for an arbi tration healing Friday Smokin Joe daughter wins pro debut SCRANTON Pa AP Jacqui FrazierLyde Smokin Joe Fraziers daughter turned pro with a firstround victory Sunday then threw down the gauntlet to Muhammad Alis daughter Laila Laila Alt you wanted to know if I was a professional fighter now you FrazierLyde said after stopping Teela Reese in the first round The 38yearold Frazier Lyde a Philadelphia lawyer and mother of three children didnt look nearly as impressive as the 21yearold Ali did when she won her debut BRIEFS Jazz sneak past Spurs SALT LAKE CITY AP Karl Malone scored 25 points and his tight defense helped cause Tim Duncan to miss his final two shots as the Utah Jazz broke a sixgame losing streak with a 9390 victory Sunday over San Antonio John Stockton provided the clutch shots the Jazz needed to halt their longest losing streak since dropping nine straight in 1983 With the Jazz down two points Stockton made a 3pointer with two minutes remaining to put Utah ahead 8988 After Terry Porter powered in for a layup Stocktons driving layup with 16 seconds remaining gave Utah a 9190 lead On the next possession Duncan was closely guarded by Malone and clanged a jumper off the back rim from 20 feet away A loose ball foul on Jaren Jackson gave Bryon Russell a pair of free throws which put Utah ahead 93 90 Duncan again closely guarded by Malone airballed a 3pointer at the buzzer Too much Moss for AFC to handle HONOLULU AP The AFC didnt have an answer for Randy Moss The Minnesota Vikings second year receiver was the star of the Pro Bowl catching nine passes for a record 212 yards scoring a touchdown and setting up four other scores as the NFC routed the AFC 5131 Sunday If Im not into the game if Im bored thats the only way I think I can be said the 6foot4 Moss who used his height advantage to outleap the AFC defensive backs particularly 511 Sam Madison of Miami and 6foot James Hasty of Kansas City Moss catches set up two of Tampa Bay fullback Mike Alstotts three touchdowns He also had key catches on drives that led to two of three field goals by Jason Hanson of the Detroit Lions World wins 94 in AllStar Game TORONTO AP All things considered the Bure brothers should have been in Philadelphia There was plenty of brotherly love Sunday at the Air Canada Centre as Pavel Bure scored three times set up twice by younger sibling Valeri and added an assist giving the World team a 9 4 victory over North America in the NHDs 50th AllStar game Im his biggest said Valeri Bure who has not played often with his brother since they were Red Army teammates Ills easy to play with him Ninety nine percent of the time give him the puck he scores a With those family feeds Pavel who has an NHLbest 37 goals with the Florida Panthers cap tured the garnet Most Valuable Player award The Bures became the 12th set of brothers to appear in the same game and eighth to play on the same team Obviously it is a great honor to be MVP of the AllStar said the Russian Rocket who scored the 11th AllStar hat trick I was playing with my brother he helped me to get MVP so it is just a special This was the first win for the World team since the NHL adopt ed this format in 1998 No US boats in Americas Gup final AUCKLAND New Zealand American syndi cates ran expensive campaigns to win the Cup Too many says Paul Cayard after he failed as his last hope We were too he says Having five or six teams from he United Stales is not the best way to put our best foot With a budget estimated at million Cayanft AmericaOne lost die bestofnine challenger finals 54 when Prada won the last race Sunday by 49 seconds The Italian syndicate reportedly had at least twice as much money to spend So for die first time in 31 Americans Cup competitions starting in 1851 no US boat will be in die finals The country that won die first 25 events has lost diree of die six since men and an unprecedented two straight Hingis wins third Pan Pacific title TOKYO AP Defending champion and topseeded Martina Hingis overcame sixth seeded Sandrinelestud for her third Pan Pacific Open tide Hingis and Mary Pierce won die doubles title 64 61 over Alexandra Fusai and Nathalie Tauziat Parsons takes Norman Intl win SYDNEY Australia AP Lucas Parsons had six birdies during Sundays 67 for a four stroke victory in die Greg Norman International The Australian a coleader after three rounds began with a birdie at die first hole and closed with a birdie on 18 for a 19under 273 total Australian Peter Senior 69 finished second at 277 PerUkik Johansson 69 tied for third at 279 with Scotlands Andrew Coltart Welshman David Park co thirdround leader was fifth at 280 soccfer loses to Norway FORT LAUDERDALE Fla AP Playing with new coach April Heinrichs and without four members of die WorldCup win ning squad Sunday the women gave up two goals in the last 10 minutes and lost 32 to Norway The Americans played their first exhibition since signing a new contract with the Soccer Federation ending a boycott that kept diem from a tournament in Australia Scoring for die Americans were Kristine Lilly and Mia Hamm whose 115th career goal extended her international record New indoor track record set STUTTGART Germany AP Denmarks Wilson Kipketer broke die world indoor record in 2 minutes seconds at the seldomrun meters at Sundays Stuttgart meet Ethiopian Million Wolde won die at com patriot Haihi Mekonnen took the at the Bahamas1 Savatheda Fynes cap tured the womens 60 at and Stefan Holz won die mens 400 at 1B 00 tie after regulation New Braunfels won the shootout with Jessica Charles and Andi Jo Elbel scoring to Boernes one goal by Nichelle Almandarez The win left the Lady Unicorns record at 73 overall and in the district Boeme fell to 431 Boerne redeemed itself with an trouncing pf KerrviUe Tivy in the second game Laura Pendergast scored two goals while Boerne scorers includ ed Almandarez Ashley Hftidy Dani Allino IX Meg Lynch 2 and Chelsea Elknwood The loss brought KerrviUe record to New Braunfels Unicorns sound ly defeated KerrvUle Tivy W in the final match of the tournament Unicorn scorers were Desiw Boyd Charles Lenin Diggers Andi Jo Elbel Jillian Hazel 1 and Laura New Breunfels 83 overall 10 Ustrict took on Seguin at Unicorn
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