Wednesday, June 13, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 13, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Contact Sports Editor Bryan Adams at 6259144 SPORTS Wednesday June 7A Sixers cool despite 21 deficit Philadelphia ready for Game 4 today BY ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA Allen Iver son playfully revved the sped around the court on a utility stopped near an entrance tun nel and greeted the Los Angeles Lakers upon their arrival for prac tice If Iverson feels any pressure because the Philadelphia 76ers trail the Lakers 21 in the NBA the leagues MVP is not showing any signs of I hope every bodys I Iverson After conclud ing his interview in the press Iverson returned to the saw reporters gath ered around teammate Aaron grabbed a microphone and jokingly asked questions until his arm tired of hold ing the Iverson then left the court and emerged driving a cart with his right hand while dribbling a bas ketball with his He maneu IVERSON NBARNALS Game 3 Los Angeles Lakers Philadelphia 76ers 91 Next game NBA Finals Game Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia 8 today vered through a crowd of reporters and cameramen on his way came back for another spin minutes later and parked near a tunnel while the Lakers filtered off the team We hoped he wouldnt crash Lakers guard Kobe Bryant He was going pretty He cut the corner going pretty While Iverson showed he was loose on the eve of Game Sixers coach Larry Brown was figuring out who will be available to play Wednesday Small forward George side lined with a broken left foot since May will be in uniform for the first time since Game 4 of the con ference semifinals against But Brown doesnt know how long hell be able to Lynch would back up Jumaine NBA Finals LOS ANGELES LAKERS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS All Times COT Bestof7 June 6 Philadelphia Lakers 101 Fridays game Lakers Philadelphia 89 Sundays game Lakers Philadelphia 91 Lakers lead series 21 Todays game Lakers at 8 June 15 Lakers at 8 June 18 Philadelphia at 8 if necessary June 20 Philadelphia at 8 if necessary Best boys of summer Unicorns pack first team AllDistrict 274A squad BY BRYAN ADAMS Sports Editor The 2001 AllDistrict 27 4A baseball team was voted on by the coaches shortly after the last game of the regular season on April it is customary to not release the members of the district allstar team until there is no longer a dis trict team playing in the The Smithson Valley after finishing sec ond in District 274A with a 73 league extended their season to the state tournament in Austin this past thus keeping the rest of the district all stars in suspense i xro The Rangers landed a leaguehigh six players on this years first team AllDis trict 274A The New Braunfels who fin ished fourth in the district with a 55 had three on the first Canyon placed three play ers on the second team all district squad and had four honorable Smithson Valley added two players to the second team and three honorable New Braunfels had two second teamers and four honorable Smithson Valley senior pitcher who also was named to the Class 5A4A South AllStar Team by the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Associa was one of five Rangers named unanimously to the first Smithson Valley senior catcher Kyle Mandel senior designated hit ter Chris Van senior outfielder Cody Fuller and senior utility player Ryan Byer also were unanimous selections to the first Junior first baseman Micheal Pawelek also earned a first team From New senior Cody Reimer earned a JESSIE Smithson Valley pitcher Reininger fires a pitch to catcher Kyle Mandelbaum 14 dur ing a playoff game this past Reininger and Mandelbaum were two of six Rangers who earned spots on the 2001 First Team AllDistrict 274A spot on the first team at first Senior outfielder Nick Martin was named to the first as was junior util ity player Craig Rangers who made the second team included senior outfielder Ryan Yates and sophomore third baseman JESSIE New Braunfels first baseman Cody Reimer 19 reaches out tp tag a Smithson Valley base Reimer was pne of three Unicorns named first team Unicorns voted to the sec ond team included senior pitcher Brent sopho more catcher Jason Miori and senior utility player Tate Cougars on the second team included junior pitcher Matt junior pitch er Nick Fey and senior first baseman Brandon Honorable mentions from Smithson Valley were senior shortstop Robert sophomore outfielder Chris Dabbs and sophomore sec ond baseman Andrew Wood Honorable mentions from New Braunfels were fresh man second baseman Austin juniour outfield er Javin senior out fielder Jeff McCiary and senior third baseman Chad Honorable mentions from Canyon were sophomore shortstop Tyler junior second baseman Kei th senior outfiekU er Kbrry Leverett and fresh man catcher Tanner AllDistrict 2001 ALLDISTRICT 274A BASEBALL TEAM First Team Boerne Jesse Logan Seth Johnston and Chase Kerrvllto Tlvy Cody Kevin Jake Rippee and Kyle Smithson Valley Kyle Michael Cody Chris Van Kleef and Ryan New Braunfels Cody Nick Martin and Craig Frederlcksburg Scott Billy Bob Ersch and Karson Second Team New Braunfels Brent Jason Miori and Tate Canyon Matt Nick Fey and Brandon Boerne Zach Jason Jeff McCarty and Greg Kerrvilte Tlvy Brantley and John FrederJcksburg Stuart Scott Segner and Will Smithson Valley Ryan Yates and Cody Honorable Mention Kerrvllle Dustin Andy Rendon and Gary Boerne Dustin New Javin Jeff McCrary and Chad Smithson Valley Robert Chris Dabbs and Andrew Fradericksburg Chris Chlkte and Kyle Canyon Tyler Keith Korry Leverett and Tanner Open tees off Thursday in Tulsa Woods focused on another title BY DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Forget about the power and the pre or even the deadly touch around the The success of Tiger Woods can be traced to what he did the week before the He was nt on a golf but on a river in fly fishing with Mark Once a novice with WOODSs1 Woods r was casting like a pro with nearly flawless He kicked my OMeara said He doesnt like to lose at any What amazed OMeara was not so much the competitive nature of but how much he mastered in such a short time since they first started fly He is an expert at process ing OMeara He takes in only what can make him better and manages to discard the He always wants to learn how to get That explains why Woods decided to rebuild hi step by after winning the Masters by 12 That explains why the best player in the world spends more quality hours refining his swing instead of celebrat ing where that swing has brought And that explains why Woods arrived at Southern Hills as such an overwhelm ing favorite that oddsmakers have turned this Open into Tiger against the Would I put money on me Probably Woods Just because I dont think it would be a good business deci sion with those Then he sensing his remarks could be interpreted the wrong do I like my chances I Whats not to like The only tournament Woods has failed to win in the last three months was the Byron Nelson when he returned from his longest lay off of the year and showed signs of He closed with a 63 and tied for When it comes to the Woods has no His twostroke at Masters gavehim anunprece dented clean sweep of the The opportunity that awaits at Southern Hills is to become the first player ever to win five in a Bobby Jones won four straight majors all in 1930 when they were the British Open and British Young Tom Morris also won four straight but that was from when the British Open was the only Tm not trying to win Im trying to win Woods Whatever Ive done in the previous four majors isnt going to help me hit any shots out Tm not going to have an outofbody experience and sit there and watch myself hit a Any it seems like thats what everyone else has been doing watching wondering what it will take to beat him in the most impor tant This week figures to be no Canyon grad kicks off pro career at Open Jimmy Walker debuts Thursday in Tulsa FROM STAFF REPORTS Former Canyon Cougar and Baylor Bear Jimmy Walker has decided to make his professional debut at this weeks was the only amateur to compete in the Byron Nelson Classic last He led the tourna ment with an average dri ving distance of 348 but missed the cut by one stroke after he shot an even par 140 through two rounds of He earned his ticket into the Open sectional qualifying in Dallas last Walkers decision to turn pro on Monday leaves only three amateurs in the tournaments 156player a senior on Baylors 2001 Big 12 championship team this finished his senior season ranked 31st in the natioa He was a fourtime allBig 12 Walker collected three tour nament titles and amassed 20 topfive finishes while at Baylor and never missed a tournament in his collegiate He earned PING AU American Third Team honors by the Golf Coaches Associa tion while leading the Bears to their fourth straight NCAA Regional Walker received sponsor ship support of a leading personnel manage ment company that serves as a fullservice human resources department for small and mediumsized businesses in U