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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 1, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                HERALDZEITUNG SPORTS September IB QUICK HITS NB senior Softball league forming Senior citizen softball is forming teams for the fall league in New Braunfels for people age 55 and older Slow pitch softball practice ses sions will be at 9 Saturday at Comal Complex on Kuehler Ave beginning Sept 9 Call Bill Mixon at 830 9074020 to sign up Retama schedules Labor Day activities The two biggest races of the year at Retama Park and many fun Labor Day festivities blast off at on Saturday and contin ue on Sunday Live racing including the El Joven for 2yearold colts and geldings and the La Senorita for 2year old fillies start at on Saturday The winning owner of each race will receive about A fireworks show begins after the 10th race about on Sunday On Sunday children under 15 are admitted free and adults are Parking is For information contact Doug Vair at 210 6517053 Golf tournament to benefit children The Third Annual Golf Scramble sponsored by the Canyon Lake Shrine Club tees off at 9 on Oct 20 at the Canyon Lake Golf Club The tournament benefits the Texas burned and crippled children hospitals Entry fees are per person before Oct 17 and after Oct 17 Price includes green fees carts range balls beer and sandwiches Cash prizes will be award for first second and third place partic ipants in the first and second flights Outstanding holeinone prizes also will be awarded on each par 3 hole as well as closesttothe pins and longest drives Reservations can be made at the club or by calling 830 8994892 NB city golf tourney slated for Sept 15 Entries are being accepted for the City of New Braunfels Golf Championship Sept 1517 at Landa Park Golf Course Deadline to signup is 5 Sept 13 with an entry fee of The format will be an individual medal play with five flights for men ages 1861 three flights for men 62 and older and three flights for women The tournament is open to Comal Guadalupe and Hayes County residents Proof of resi dence is required GAME TIME Today Baseball Atlanta Braves at Houston Astros 7 on FXSP Atlanta Braves at Houston Astros 7 on TBS Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants on WGN Golf PGA Air Canada Championship second round 3 on ESPN Soccer women vs Brazil on ESPN Tennis Open mens second and womens third rounds 10 and on USA Track and Field Golden League on ESPN Cowboys offense set for Eagles BY STEPHEN HAWLOMS AP Sports Writer IRVING After spending the entire offseason reworking their offense the Dallas Cowboys spent the entire preseason being careful not to show too much of it The curtain comes off Sunday when the Cowboys face the Philadelphia Eagles Dallas was so protective of its plans that it went 05 in the preseason Still coach Dave Campo liked what he saw from his starting offense even though they scored just four touchdowns in 15 series We feel good about this group that they can move the said Campo the former defensive coordinator who replaced fired Chan Gailey in January Weve got guys who can make plays When you look at the weapons we have I think thats the most exciting about the CAMPO Receiver Joey Galloway and tight end Jackie Harris have been added to a unit already featuring Troy Aikman Emmitt Smith and Raghib Ismail The new sys tem is similar to what Dallas used when it won Super Bowls following the 1992 93 and 95 seasons Although Dallas will start the season with its 11 projected starters the unit has yet to play in a game together Smith missed the entire preseason with injuries while tight end David LaFleur and right tackle Erik Williams only played in the finale There are no said Smith the NFLs active career rushing leader with yards Im ready to play Im right where I need to be every The Eagles are putting their future in the hands and legs of McNabb the sec ond overall pick of last years draft McNabb started six games late in his rookie season In limited preseason action he hit 39of63 passes 62 percent See National qualifiers Eight NB golfers chosen to compete at national tourney FROM STAFF REPORTS Eight New Braunfels young sters have been selected to compete in Hook a Kid on Golfs Second Annual Traditions of Golf Challenge national tournament at the Kellogg Golf Course in Peoria on Sept 810 They will join 120 other youngsters ages 1115 from across the country in a unique tournament that stresses the importance of playing skills along with knowing the histo ry rules and etiquette of golf We are excited and honored to be selected as one of only 16 communities that will be competing in the Traditions of Golf said Sue Puetz coach of the New Braunfels team The Hook a Kid on Golf program has become a big part of our com munity and it is great to be involved with a program that focuses on kids learning more than just how to swing a golf A special feature of the Traditions of Golf Challenge is that in addition to a playing score each team will earn a traditions of golf score based on their knowledge of the rules etiquette and history of golf Their playing score and traditions of golf score will be combined to determine the overall Other teams competing are Manitoba Canada Tulsa Bloomington Derby Ruston Richmond Albuquerque N Mt Prospect Aurora Washington DC Valparaiso Carbondale Peoria and West Palm Beach Fla The youngsters on the New Braunfels team include Jayme photo submitted Front row from left Brianna Foerster Rebecca Stafford Coach Sue Puetz and Jayme Allison Back row from left D J Green Lillian Ferguson on coach Joe Tafoyas shoulders Chris Kopp Michael Carnes and Kyle Polk Allison Lillian Ferguson Brianna Foerster Michael Carnes D J Green Chris Kopp Rebecca Stafford and Kyle Polk Each of the 16 cities will be represented by an eightperson team at the tournament Each team will be divided into two foursomes that will play a scramble The scores of the two foursomes will be com bined to determine each citys final score On each hole the teams will be asked a question on a golf rule or on something related to the history of the game They also will be observed on their course etiquette All of these factors will determine their traditions of golf score All the history rules and etiquette that are a part of golf are what make it such a spe cial said Senior PGA Tour player Bob Murphy Hook a Kid on Golfs national spokesperson To be able to include these aspects of the game in a tournament setting makes for a great junior golf Murphy will be in Peoria on Sept 9 to take part in the pre tournament activities which include special clinics a team mixer with games a barbecue and a trick shot exhibition by wellknown performer Divot the Clown The Traditions of Golf Challenge is being conducted by Hook a Kid on Golf a pro gram of the West Palm Beach based National Alliance for Youth Sports The Alliance is a nonprofit organization that works to provide safe and fun sports for Americas youth Hook a Kid on Golf is a free program that offers teelevel clinics with a starter set of Taylor Made golf clubs to kids who have never played golf It is sponsored nationally by the United States Golf Association and locally by businesses who sponsor each participant Sundance Golf Course in New Braunfels offered five clinics of only seven in Texas this summer hook ing more than 100 kids on golf Since Hook a Kid on Golfs inception more than youngsters nationwide have been introduced to golf To learn more about junior golf opportunities call Sue Puetz Sundances Site Coordinator for Hook a Kid on Golf at 830 6293817 ELLIOTT Sean Elliott announces his return to Spurs j BY MICHELLE KODIN Associated Press Writer SAN ANTONIO Saying he feels great a year after a kidney transplant and wants the chal lenge of basketball in his Sean Elliott announced Thursday that he will return to the San Antonio Spurs for at least one more season The 32year old forward who made an unprecedented comeback by rejoining his team last March said hes just not ready to retire I love the challenge I need something to challenge said Elliott a standout perimeter player who helped the Spurs win their first NBA title in 1999 I think a lot of guys are like that We just love to go out there and play the game Id say a majority of the peo ple in this league retire because they cant play anymore I can still The 6foot8 Elliott who is entering his 12th NBA season reportedly will earn million this year the final year of his con tract He said he has made no decisions about playing beyond this year Elliott become the first profes sional athlete in a major sport to return to competition following a kidney transplant when he came back for the final weeks of last season but never regained top form He averaged six points and rebounds in 19 games well down from his career averages of points and rebounds You have to remember that he sat and didnt play for a very long Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said He was rusty for lack of a better term Hes been playing this summer He stayed in See Local team steer roper wins truck at San Antonio rodeo BY BRYAN ADAMS Sports Editor Chase Jaroszewski came inches away from taking home three brand new one ton Dodge trucks from the Booger Barter Rodeo in San Antonio As it turned out he claimed just one The 16yearold native of Geronimo and a Navarro High School student had roped 22 steers in a row without missing in team roping competitions and was coming off a pretty good showing at the Comal County Rodeo where he won That same day at the rodeo in comal county Jaroszewskis friend Luke Sullivan convinced him to go to the rodeo in San Antonio the next day Despite the early 5 wakeup call Chase and his older brother Barry went with Sullivan to the Booger Barter Rodeo 1 had the prize money that I had just won at the Comal County Rodeo so I thought sure why not Jaroszewski said The entry fee was for each of us and my brother and I won about between The first round on Saturday went pretty well for Chase On his first run with his brother he recorded a time close to eight seconds which was good enough to place him in the top 10 His second run he was teamed up with Sullivan He improved his time by almost 1 seconds and ended up with two times in the top 10 After the first day we were in seventh and Jaroszewski said Jaroszewski did so well the first day that the officials informed him first thing photo Sunday that his rating was going to be Geronimo native and Navarro High School student Chase Jaroszewski 16 bumped up from one beginner to two stands next to his new oneton Dodge truck that he won at the Booger Barter Rodeo in San Antonio for placing second in calf roping See   

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