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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 29, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday June HOUSTON AP Jeri Offle Robertson Won his fifth straight decision and Adam Everetts RBI single snapped a scoreless tie in the fifth inning as the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 20 Saturday The Astros snapped a four game losing streak equaling their longest of the season and captured the Silver Boot which goes to the winner of the annual series between the state rivals shutout Rangers 2 It was Houstons second shutout this year The other came when aiecord six pitchers combined on a ter in an 8 0 victory over the New York Yankees on June 11 The Astros again turned to EVERETT their stellar bullpen in this one after Robertson held Texas to five hits through six plus innings Brad Lidge escaped a basesloaded none cut jam in the seventh and OctavioDotel and Billy Wag ner closed out the sixhitter with perfect relief Robertson 63 also beat the Rangers 31 on June 22 to complete a threegame sweep at Texas Houston leads the season series 41 with the final game on Sun Pool party rages on 1 vf Two days down one to go in Schlitterbahn swim meet K JESSIE New Braunfels Aquatic Club swimmer fifteenyearold Ellie Rolfes nears the finish line in the second heat of the Girls 13andover 50meter breaststroke at the 2003 Schlitterbahn Invitational Saturday morning Schlitterbahn Invitational 20TH ANNUAL SCHLnTERBAHN INVITATIONAL SWIM MEET atLandaPark Saturdays results f v 2 400meter IM Girls 1314 1 2 Jonnell Williams AAA 400meter IM Girls 1 1 Chfetliih 1 g Elizabeth y V 16 Kaily Bonds NBAC 50meter freestyle Girls Thompson NCSC 6 Kip Duckworth NBAC 50meter freestyle Boys 1314 1 Kevin Swenson WAA 4 Kyle Mueller NBAC 50meter freestyle Boys 1 Sean Duckworth NBAC 6 Daniel Phipps NBAC 100meter backstroke Girls 1314 1 Kristin Rains STAR 2 Ashley McKemle WAA 100meter backstroke Girls 1 Allison Chlnn AAA 7 Jessica Lucas NBAC 100meter backstroke Boys 1314 Jackson Hayes STAR 7 Kyte Mueller NBAC KKHneter backstroke Boys i Span 50meter breaststrokfl Girls 1314 4 r f 7 Sean Duckworth NBAC 400meter freestyle Girls 1 Tera Bradham CCS 400meter freestyle Girls 1112 1 Ashley McKennle WAA 2 Shannon Jones AAA 400meter freestyle Girls 1314 1 Ashley McKemie WAA 2 Shannon Jones AAA 400meter freestyle Girls 1 Ashley Thompson NCSC 3 Kip Duckworth NBAC 400meter freestyle Boys 1 Thomas Jones AAA 2 Scot Montez NBAC 3 Connor Dwutet NBAC 400meter freestyle Boys 1112 1 Ryan Holody WAA 3 John Simmons NBAC 4 Kris Duckworth NBAC 400meter freestyle Boys 1314 1 Nathap Nielsen STAR 5 Kyle Mueller NBAC 400meter freestyle Boys 2 Sean Duckworth NBAC 3 Daniel Phipps NBAC KXHnettf butterfly Boys 1 Thomas Jones AAA 3 Connor Dwulet NBAC Note Not all reported Check Tuesdays for final results day Robertson benefited from a 164 double play to end the fifth Pitcher Tony Mounce burited back to the der who threw out the run ner atthird before Morgan Enaberg fired to first with second baseman Eric Bruntlett covering Dotel needed only five pitches to get through the eighth and Wagner finished for his 22nd save in 24 chances Todays flame Ranflers at Houston Astros on AM 1420 Monday June 30 Rangeraal Anaheim Angela Tuesday July 1 Rangers at Anaheim Angels Wednesday July 2 Rangers at Anaheim Angels pm H TICKETS 18889683927 1 Agassi outlasts El Aynaoui at Wimbeldon V BY STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer WIMBLEDON England Andre Agassi broke serve only once but played two nearly flawless tiebreak ers Satur day to edge Younes El Aynaoui 5 7 76 76 4 in the third round at Wimbledon Agassi trying at 33 to become the oldest Wimbledon cham pion in the Open era will face another big server in the fourth round Monday Mark Philippoussis El Aynaoui hit 19 aces to keep every set close and three times he was within one point of forcing a fifth Tennis WIMBELDON CHAMPIONSHIPS Mens top ten singles Third round Andre Agassi 2 def Younes El Aynaoui 57 64 76 74 t Juan Carlos Ferrero 3 def Sargis Sargslan 64 64 David Nalbandian 6 def Karol Kucera 64 57 67 11 64 62 Tim Henman 10 def Robin set So much does boil down to his Agassi said It was so important today for me to take care of my own serve So I felt very very In womens play surprise See Players questioned in Dennehy case Baylor center missing for past two weeks WACO AP Some Bay lor University basketball players have been questioned by police in the disappear antie of teammate Patrick James Dennehy who author ities say may have been a vic tim of homicide Dennehy a 610 230 pound center has not been heard from in more than two weeks His Chevrolet Tahoe was found in Virginia with out license plates last week Though they have not found a body investigators said the 21yearold may have been killed in the Waco area A police spokeswoman said Saturday that she no addi tional information on the case and that a news confer ence was set for 4 CDT on Monday Anderson said police have interviewed players and peo ple who are not team mem bers About half the team is out of town for summer vacation Player Ellis Kidd Jr told The Dallas Morning News in Sat urday editions that police talked to the remaining team members in a group They just wanted our he said We just start ed having meetings with them We dont know noth ing Everybodys shook up We dont know whats going on Its Carlton Dotson who was on the team last season and lives in Hurlock told the newspaper he was told not to talk about the case I had to talk to police today and I told them every thing I can tell them and everything I Dotson said Baylor head basketball coach Dave Bliss said he is unaware of any ill will between Dennehy and mates Fantasy Sports Midseason parties can keep leagues friends together Aftw Fathers dads birthday this past week it wuide me why I got fentasy sports in the first place Years ago when I was a knowita41 sports fanatic coming out of high school I used to talk down on tasy sports The same jokes I heaj BRYAN ADAMS same onee I told more than 10 years why people play fantasy sports ago then I was on the other dont play fantasy sports to win about how money and J dont do it to prove to i1 everybody aroun4 me that I know more about sports than they do I high strung and inoet of the people I know play a t i tii mQjp fantasy sports because it some thing to do with your friends Once you move past high school and go beyond college friends seem to fade away more often than they appear While most of the guys in my fantasy sports leagues are married or holding down multiple jobs I myself cherish the live drafts and midseason parties we have because its a rare opportunity to catch up with friends If you havent already organized a midseason fantasy baseball party you might want to consider it Even if if s just 8 bunch of people getting together on a Sunday afternoon to watch baseball youll be happy you did Or have everybody meet after work on July 8 to watch the AllStar game at a sports bar Last year the team owners in our league had a tailgate party before a San Antonio Missions game and then got a group rate on some choice seats behind the thirdbase dugout Believe me it was a day Ill never forget Not just because all of my closest friends were there and we took home some timeless stories we tell every day but because I was there with my best dad Before my senior year in high school my parents got a divorce anj things were a little weird between my dad and I He got soon afterwards and then divorce4 again so there wasnt much we felt comfortable talking about But no matter how many longf awkward pauses we had between us we could always break the icifc by talking baseball Fantasy baseball only strengthened that bond anJ really helped us become friends Thanks dad i Brypn Adams is the sports editof for the New Braunfels Herald J
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