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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                Thursday May IB QUICK HITS Basketball camp New Braunfels Girls Basketball Camp will be from 9 to noon June 1922 at the New Braunfels High School gym and is open to girls in grades 3rd through 8th Registration can be picked up at schools high schools or you can register the first day Contact Kim Hoyt at 6257728 or Larry Schulte at 6290861 Soccer tryouts Select Soccer Team Tryouts Division 2 for girls and boys 10 years and up will be conducted by The Force Soccer Club from 1 to 4 Saturday at the fields behind Mountain Valley Intermediate School in Sattler Youths who plan on trying out must wear a white T shirt shin guards and bring a soc cer ball and water jug For more information call David McCutchen at 830 8993455 Volleyball camp Three volleyball camps will be conducted this summer by Phyllis Fowler head volleyball coach at New Braunfels High School Camp Volleyball for 2nd through 6th grades will be from 9 to noon June 1216 at New Braunfels High School Cost to attend the camp is and includes Tshirts and other prizes Registration will be at the door no A camp for incoming 7th and 8th graders for New Braunfels Middle School will be from 9 to noon July 2428 at NBHS Another camp for NBHS incom ing freshmen will take place from 9 to noon July 31Aug 4 at NBHS Cost to attend each camp Register at door For informa tion contact Fowler at 6256271 Softball camp All girls ages 714 interested in softball can learn more about the game by participating in the Ranger Softball Camp from 9 to noon May 30June 2 at the Smithson Valley High School Softball Field The camp will involve a fun week of learning the fundamentals of softball from Ranger coaching staff and players Cost of the camp is per person in advance or on May 30 Checks can be made payable to SVHS softball For information contact Coach Wayne Daigle at GAME TIME High School Baseball Smithson Valley vs Dripping Springs Game 1 of the Class 4A Regional Quarterfinal Playoffs at Bobcat Field Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos College Baseball Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City Texas League Baseball Round Rock at San Antonio Major League Baseball Baltimore at Texas Houston at Milwaukee ON THE AIR High tohool Baseball Smithson VaJlay va Dripping Raflbnal Quarterfinal Ptoyofla at Bobcat Fltld QouthwaitTlMMi fltata Urtvofaity HERALDZEITUNG SPORTS mmmmnmummmmmmmmmmmm Cubs fans rumble with Dodgers at Wrigley Field CHICAGO AP For the second year in a row a night game at Wrigley Field was disrupted and delayed by unruly fans This time they did more than throw litter They threw punches at the Los Angeles Dodgers Dodgers catcher Chad Kreuter was in the bullpen Tuesday night when a fan hit him in the back of the head and stole his cap Kreuter gave chase his teammates followed and soon there were a halfdozen or so Dodgers in the stands trad ing punches with fans It took stadium security nine minutes and several tries to restore order Cubs officials beefed up securi ty in the stadium before Wednesdays game and pledged to prevent future incidents Three fans were arrested charged with disorderly con duct and released with a June 19 court date set A fourth fan who ran onto the field earlier in the game was charged with trespassing Major League Baseball officials said they would investigate the incident and punish Dodgers involved A game against the Colorado Rockies last May was delayed when fans upset over an umpires call pelted the field with baseballs bottles coins and cups of beer Theyre a lot like Rangers Dripping Springs have lots in common f f t r i o t j f f 1 j i d K JESSIE Ranger pitcher Cody Fuller got in some batting practice Wednesday in preparation for Thursdays game with Dripping Springs Fuller will be the starting pitcher for Smithson Valley in the 4A quarterfinal round of regional playoffs at South West Texas State University Games begin at BY MIKE MOGUIN Sports Editor When you look in the mirror you know the first thing you see is you Thats what the Smithson Valley baseball team sees a mirror image of itself as it looks at its next opponent Dripping Springs From what Ive heard theyre like pitcher J D Reininger said Smithson Valley 2261 No 10 in the state and Dripping Springs 285 No 7 are scheduled to square off in a best twooutof three series in the Class 4A Baseball Regional Quarterfinal playoff round Games 1 and 2 will be played at today and Friday at Bobcat Field on the cam pus of Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos If the teams split the first two games a Game 3 will be played at 1 Saturday at Bobcat Field They have some role players in their lineup who can said Smithson Valley coach Matt Gustafson They like to hit run and squeeze and that sounds just K JESSIE Reininger umps while Kyle Mandelbaum catches dur ing a break at Wednesdays Ranger practice Reininger will pitch in Fridays matchup with Dripping Springs like The Tigers will provide the biggest challenge of any team the Rangers have played all season They seem to have a few trick plays and Im sure theyll try to take away our pitcher Cody Fuller said Leading hitters for Dripping Springs are Wade Townsend with a batting average of 435 Bryan Herrera 397 Brian Hendrickson 358 Matt Hightower 326 and Nick Sloan and Tony Salazar each of whom stand at 313 Dripping Springs which advanced to the regional quarterfi nal round after sweeping Hays last week also has a solid pitching staff Gustafson said They have a righthander in Townsend 32 who throws as hard as Bradley George Canyon pitch Their No 2 guy is a lefty Herrera who I feel is their best pitcher and mixes the ball well and hits his spots I think what youll see is two teams who are similar except their overall advantage is Fuller 82 and Reininger 81 are in the pitching rotation for the playoffs Fuller will start todays game while Reininger is scheduled for Fridays game Both Fuller and Reininger played big roles in each of Smithson See Rangers sweep Devil Rays ARLINGTON AP Frank Catalanotto had a careerhigh five hits and Ivan Rodriguez went 3for4 as the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 116 on Wednesday to complete a three game sweep Catalanotto who made his first start since April 21 is the third player in Rangers history with eight straight hits and has reached base 11 consecutive times Rodriguez the defending American League MVP is 18for32 during a ninegame hitting streak Catalanotto activated from the disabled list Monday after recovering from a groin injury started in place of first baseman David Segui scratched from the lineup because of the flu Rookie Mike Lamb had a tworun triple in a fourrun first for the Rangers whove won six of their last eight Tampa Bays Fred McGriff had his 34th two homer game including his seventh career grand slam in the fifth to narrow Texas lead to 85 Tampa Bay has lost five straight With 398 career homers McGriff is tied with Dale Murphy for 32nd on the career list and is one behind No 31 Al Kaline Tim Crabtree 11 pitched 4 23 relief innings for the victory allowing one run and three hits Chad Curtis got Texas fourrun first under way against Bryan Rekar 02 with his fifth homer a oneout solo shot into the upper deck in right field Curtis became the first right handed hitter in the sevenyear history of The Ballpark in Arlington to reach the second tier in right field Violent melee breaks out at soccer match COPENHAGEN Denmark AP Riot police fired tear gas into a crowd of brawling English and Turkish soccer fans Wednesday after at least three people were stabbed in vio lence surrounding the UEFA Cup final Turkeys Galatasaray beat London Arsenal 4 1 in a penalty shootout after the game ended 0 0 after overtime Galatasaray is the first Turkish club to win one of Europes two major champi onships Police chief superintendent Mogins Lauridsen said a Dutch man who was stabbed in the stomach was in serious condition and a Turkish man and an English fan sustained superficial stab wounds in the fighting that broke out in the late afternoon At least 26 were arrested and five others were seriously injured in the afternoon melee includ ing head injuries a broken ankle and one person whose ear was partially severed Lauridsen said ONeill breaks Mary Ts final record SYDNEY Australia 19 years its bye Mary T Swimming finally has a new Madame Butterfly fo just 2 minutes seconds Wednesday Susie ONeill erased oldest record in the 200 meter butterfly and put of Mary T Meaghers legend with it Backed by a crowd of the 26year old Australian shaved off the longeststanding world record in the sport after six yean of frustratingly close calls ONeill bad just turned 8 years old when Meagher set the world record of on Aug at Brown Now with Olympic god world championship bar credit and secured the only prize she thought might elude her the 26yearold said after a celebratory dance on the pool deck following the recordsetting effort in the finals of the Australian Olympic trials I saw the time and saw the world record flash up It was one of the greatest moments of my ONeills initial reaction was to punch the air She just managed to hold back the tears In Peachtree City where she lives with her hus band and two children Meagher praised ONeUls per severance Thereto a sadness a sentimentality that my name is no longer in the record said the former champi on now 35 and known by her married name of Mary Plant Tra happy where I am she added It ly puts a finality to my swimming The former star who was widely known just as Mary T and picked up the nickname Madame Butterfly as she dominated the event in the early 1980s said the record could not have gone to a more deserving swim mer She missed it a few times but kept her head down and kept working and finally did it so all the credit goes to the American said I couldnt ask for a better way to have that door in my life Both of Meaghert longstanding butterfly records have fallen at the Sydney International Aquatic Center which will be the swimming venue for the 2000 Olympics American Jenny Thompson broke the 18 yearold 100 butterfly record at the Pan Pacific Championships in August last year   

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