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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 27, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Contact Sports Editor Bryan Adams at 6259144 SPORTS Wednesday June NBA Draft buzzing about Jordan BY JlM OCONNELL AP Basketball Writer NEW 14 of the players expected to be among the first taken in Wednesday nights NBA draft gathered in a hotel one name dom inated the Whether it was the high school stars who would soon be millionaires or the few upper classmen set to round out the Michael Jordan was talked about for a lot of rea As the man who runs the Washington the team with the over all 1 Jordan will get the started at Madison Square Gar den with either a selec tion or a Most of the players the NBA invited to be at the draft have worked out for Jordan and it until their name is that would lead the list of personal JORDAN We talked for a 7foot Tyson Chandler of one of six high school seniors available in the said The workout was really It went really Trhen Chandler was asked about what it would be like if Jordan were to make a come back and play again in the That would be a dream for any player of any If he came back it would be a great opportunity for whoever they Kwame a 611 cen ter from start ed talking about his workout for Jordan in a businesslike then started sounding more like a Everybody knew what it was for so we came in and Brown He was really He joked around a Even though he wasnt on the court with he still had an Each of the players said they would love to play with but they also said they would want to play for him as See NBA NBA Draft NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION 2001 AMATEUR DRAFT ORDER First round Washington Wizards Clippers Atlanta Hawks Chicago Bulls Golden State Warriors Vancouver Grizzlies New Jersey Nets Cleveland Cavaliers Detroit Pistons 10 Boston Celtics Boston Celtics Seattle SuperSonics Houston Rockets Golden State Warriors Orlando Magic Charlotte Hornets Toronto Raptors Houston Rockets Portland Trail Blazers Cleveland Cavaliers Boston Celtics Orlando Magic Houston Rockets Utah Jazz Sacramento Kings Philadelphia 76ers Vancouver Grizzlies San Antonio Spurs CL walks away with title Canyon Lake wins 9yearold allstar district tournament BY BRYAN ADAMS Sports Editor After a 73 loss to Canyon Lake in the first the New Braunfels Red AllStars had to fight their way through the losers where they won five games in a Monday NB Red defeated Canyon Lake to force a re match against previously unbeaten Canyon Lake in the championship game of the 9yearold Little League AllStar North Zone Tournament a Loop Tuesday Canyon Lake put an end to NB Reds winning 111 and moved on to face the winner of the South Zone Tournament Thursday night in Canyon Lake drew 18 base on balls New Drew Studdard and Will including seven with the bases Canyon Lake pitcher Stephen Sti gall kept New Braunfels scoreless for the first three In the fourth Phillip Churchwell led off with a second hit of the After a groundout moved him to he scored on Blaine Brooks RBI single down the firstbase Stigall allowed just one run on four He struck out two and walked Ahead 91 going into the bottom of the fourth Canyon Lakes Forrest Gene Spencer Jo Jo Shone and Damian Crafton drew five straight base on balls before the 10run mer cy rule went into Williams scored the gamewinning run on Craftons Koeppen had the only hit for Canyon which was a tworun basesloaded single single to right field in the second Cole Seitz and Shone each walked three times in the Seitz scored twice and Shone scored Drew Riccio drew two RBIwalks and scored a CHRIS New Braunfels 9yearold Red AllStar Will Martin pitches during Tuesdays 111 loss to Canyon Lake in the championship game of the North Zone District Tournament at Loop In the 10yearold North Zone Tournament in undefeated New Braunfels Red defeated Lock hart 1512 and moved on to play South Zone champion Gonzales at 7 Thursday in La Zachary Tingley pitched a com plete game to get the In the 11yearold North Zone at Canyon the New Braunfels Blue AllStars beat Seguin Tuesday night in a winner takeall North Zone championship NB Blue plays undefeated South Zone champion La Vernia at 7 Thursday in The NB Blue AllStars suffered their first loss of the tournament Monday night to Ryan Flowers went 3for4 and Travis Steele was 2for2 with a sin gle and a Jake Hendrie hit a tworun double and Matthew James went 2for2 with two walks and hit a tworun home run over the cen terfield Royce Rodriquez also had a double in the fifth NBs McClendon compete at Junior Nationals FROM STAFF REPORTS At the Junior National Track and Field Champi onships June New Braunfels Lauren Reimer and Andre McClendon com peted against most of the top young allaround athletes in the who graduated from New Braunfels High School earlier this month and will attend Georgia Tech Uni versity this captured sec ond place overall in the hep who also graduated from NBHS ear lier this finished 10th overall in the who won a silver and a bronze medal at the UIL State Track and Field Championships in scored points in the seven event competition to finish second behind Diana Pickler from Texas McClendon scored in the 10event competition to finish Darion Powell of Lake Washington High School scored points to place Reimer finished first in the final two events of the She took first in the javelin with a throw of 121 feet and in the 800meter dash wih a time of She also finished second in the shot put 6 inches and tied for second in the high jump 2 McClendon was second in the with a time of He was sec onds off the pace set by Ben Reimer and McClendon are both aiming to compete in the 2001 Junior Olympics July 2429 at California State University in NB Diamonds win in College Station Photo submitted The New Braunfels Diamonds 14andunder Junior Olympic fastpitch team took first place at a tournament June 1617 in College NB scored five runs in the first inning of the championship game and defeated Tomball The Diamonds will travel to the state tournament in Sugarland later this month and will play at the national tour nament in Panama July Front from are Shae Hanna Bianca Bryn Major and Lecia Middle from are John Justine Sam Heather Ed Bethany Jesse Romero and Alex WILLIAMS Venus quietly moves to Round 2 BY STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer Venus Williams punctuated her triumphant return to Wimbledon with a a wave and a merry Centre Court has seen more jubilant most recent ly when Williams won last years Her victo ry over Shinobu Asagoe in the opening round Tuesday inspired only a brief celebra but its clear Williams is delighted to be back at the All England Any time you come to in my opin you just have to feel especially when you walk out on Centre she Theres really no better A motivated Williams spells trouble for the rest of the womens and her uneven firstround per formance only hinted at the fireworks likely in the second week of the For potential show downs loom against 1999 title holder Lindsay Davenport in the semifinals and even more tantalizing against sister Serena Williams or Jen nifer Capriati in the I dont feel any pressure to defend my Williams I would just like to win She and the other top play ers kept their cool on a 90 degree and there were no upsets to rival topseeded Martina Hingis stunning defeat The most notable casualty was 16 seeded Vladimir a surprise semifinalist last The sweltering session drew the largest turnout in Wimbledons 115 year All 16 seeded women in action Among those join ing the 2seeded Williams in the second round were Dav French Open runner up Kim Clijsters and Jelena a semifinalist last Winners on the mens side included secondseeded Andre Agassi and two Australians who pose the most formida ble threat in his half of the 3 Patrick Rafter and 5 Lleyton playing in his 200th Grand Slam eased past dangerous Dutchman Peter Wessels 76 Today was a great stajt for me because it certainly wasnt an easy Agassi It could have gone a lot for
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