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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A HERALDZEITUNG July 2005 Ashlynn Crum takes a swing at the JWBBH Little girls LL District 31 tourneys HERALDZEITUNG To have your sports event publi contact Will Wright at or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org THE DAILY NLrlvLl Rangers host Toronto Blue Jays hegin threegame set against Tiwmal The Astros take on Dodgers Slumping Los Angeles hopes for rebound in series at Time TAAF Swim Meet Landa Park pool hosts the Texas Amateur Athletic Unions Time all day London to host the 2012 Olympics SINGAPORE AP don Tea and crum pets wine and British determination French The hot ly contested race to host the 2012 Olympics came down to an Old World battle of rival cities separated for centuries by culture and London The British which last had the games in 1948 while continental Europe was rebuilding in the after math of World War upset Paris 5450 on the fourth bal lot New York and Madrid were knocked out in the first three rounds of the International Olympic Committee This is our said London bid leader Sebast ian a former Olympic middledistance Its Its This is the biggest prize in It was also a victory laced with political with Prime Minister Tony Blair getting the better of French President Jacques Both leaders came to Singapore to lobby for the bids before flying to the G8 summit in Scot Many people do reckon that London is the greatest city in the whole world at the an exultant Blair said after hearing the I couldnt bear to watch the final bit of Its not often in this job that you punch the air and do a little jig and embrace the person next to which also held the games in becomes the first threetime Olympic host It was a devastating defeat for which expected to win but has now lost three Olympic bids in 20 which hasnt staged the Olympics since also came up short for the 1992 and 2008 Im very French Sports Minister Jean Francois Lamour I feel theres an empty hole in front of Im almost at the Why didnt they pick up our our our strategy This is a misunderstanding because I can tell you our work was the Paris had been widely seen as the frontrunner throughout the twoyear nice but struggled with the burden of being favorite and ran a cautious by pur sued a aggres sive strategy and picked up steady momentum under the leadership of Coe and the strong political backing of Despite being a Paris never led in the and London never trailed London led the first round with 22 while Paris had Madrid 20 and New York Madrid surpris ingly took the lead in the sec ond round with 32 fol lowed by London with 27 and Paris London then picked up a big chunk of New Yorks votes to lead Paris 3933 in the third France gained 17 of Madrids but got 15 and that was enough to stay ahead and secure the Rogers apologizes for shoving who file charges ARLINGTON AP Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers apologized Wednes day for last weeks tirade against twoIV cameramen that sent one to the hospital and prompted a police but said he has not decided if he will go to next weeks AllStar who is appealing his 20game suspension for the apologized to Kenny Rogers fans and the cameramen in his first public comments since the June 29 He declined to take ques and said he was speaking against the advice of his I feel compelled to come before you and express my deep regret for my Rogers An incident that should have never Rogers read from a two handwritten Me was softspoken and paused several times during his twominute address in a room packed with reporters and about a dozen When he started to walk away from the Rogers was asked if he planned to go to Detroit for the AllStar 1 have made no decisions on any thing Rogers This is the issue I wanted to address and noth ing I dont want to confuse any thing The 40yearold lefthander ERA was selected to the AllStar game on the players His sec ond straight selection and third of his 17year career came the same day he pitched 7 innings in a 21 loss at Commissioner Bud Selig suspended Rogers and fined him the same amount of the bonus in his con tract for being on the AllStar The players association appealed the allowing Rogers to keep play ing until after a hearing and a deci The suspension was among the most severe imposed by the commis sioners office for onfield conduct in Only the 30day penalty giv en Cincinnati manager Pete Rose in 1988 for pushing umpire Dave Pal lone was Last Rogers lashed out at the cameramen as they filmed him walk ing to the field for pregame stretch The episode was captured on videotape and led to KDFW camera man Larry Rodriguez being treated at a hospital after the camera was ripped from his hands and thrown to the A day the pitcher ordered cameras turned off around him in the Ive been around this game for over 20 I prepare myself evety day to control my emotions and act Ruling overturns NB win Ineligible player costs team forfeit to Seguin By Will Wright Sports Editor It was bound to happen sometime during the Little League postseason play and it did Wednesday after New Braunfels Junior League Blue baseball all stars lost a protest by Seguin which lost 133 to Blue to begin the District 31 North Zone tournament Tuesday night at the NBLL NBLL officials appealed to the state Little League office in which then ruled that an unidentified New Braunfels player was ineligi We got the news via e mail around 4 today that the New Braunfels team had to said the NBLLs Marshall the state office decided there was not suffi cient proof that the player lived in the New Braunfels Seguin Little League pres ident John director of the 11yearold and Seniors tournaments there who also has a son playing on the Seguin Juniors said the player in question did not approach him for the necessary I gladly would have grant ed but he didnt Hilsberg adding the player competed in the Seguin league during the regular season but didnt play in its special allstar tourna There was a discrep ancy in the residency requirements that would not have allowed him to MANDY NB Blues Jacob Armendariz keeps an eye cast towards the plate Wednesday during his teams 61 loss to Canyon Lake in the Major League North Zone I Blue coach Jim my Tucker and NBLL official Jon Ellis That kid has played on my team for more than three Tucker I le goes to school here and as far as I know has always played baseball Added Ellis Theres no such thing that says he has to get a waiver either he lives in the zone or hes out of Hilsberg said he suspects there might be some hard feelings between the two rival But Im not the one to get mad he Its the par ents of the player who should have followed the The ruling sent the Blue into the losers bracket to face the winner of Wednesdays late NB RedSeguin Gold Seguin mean was runruled 188 by See Page 7A LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT 31 PLAYOFF SCHEDULE The schedules for teams involved in District 31 allstar Coaches are urged to report game results nightly to 830 223 or email to sports BASEBALL 910 yearolds At Luling Tuesdays results Game 1 Gonzales Luling Game 3 New Braunfels Seguin 3 Wednesdays results Game 2 Hallettsville Gonza late Game 4 Shiner LaVernia 8 Todays games Game 5 Floresville Seguin 6 Game 6 LaVernia 8 11yearolds At Seguin Wednesdays games Game 1 New Braunfels Seguin 0 Game 2 LaVernia Hal lettsville 3 Todays games Game 3 Seguin Game 4 New Braunfels LaV 8 Majors North Zone At NBLL Tuesdays games Game 1 Seguin NB Blue 0 Game 3 Lockhart Canyon Lake 5 Wednesdays games Game 2 NB Red Seguin 3 Game 4 Canyon Lake NB Blue 1 Todays games Game 5 Lockhart NB 7 Juniors North Zone At NBLL Tuesdays games Game 1 NB Red Lockhart 1 Game 2 Seguin Black NB Blue forfeit Wednesdays games Game 4 Canyon Lake Seguin Black 8 Game 3 Seguin Gold NB late Todays games Game 5 Lockhart Seguin 6 Game 6 NB Blue Game 3 8 Seniors At Seguin Tuesdays games Game 1 Yoakum LaVernia forfeit Game 3 Seguin New Braun fels 8 Wednesdays games Game 2 Lockhart late Game 4 New Braunfels LaV ernia forfeit Todays games Game 5 Seguin Game 2 win 8 Game 6 New Braunfels Game 2 6 SOFTBALL No result was available from the NB 910 year olds playing in Luling No schedule was available for the NB Majors teams playing in Hal See Page 7A Armstrong retains Tour s yellow jersey France AP No yellow jersey No race It didnt take Lance Armstrong long to make up his The six t i m e defending Tour de France Lance champion Armstrong tried to start the day without the leaders yel low jersey on his a gesture of sportsmanship to honor the former who lost it when he crashed a day Race would nt hear of So the 33yearold Texan relented and then cruised to another day in the overall Its nice to have the yellow but its not The one that matters the most is July he referring to the last day of the grueling Armstrong captured the race lead Tuesday from compatriot David a Team CSC rider and former Armstrong who crashed into a barricade in the final moments of the team time Out of respect for Armstrong set off in the prerace ride wearing his blue and white Discovery Channel uniform but race officials stopped every body before the starring line and asked Armstrong to put on le maillot Tour director JeanMarie Leblanc then got strict about the rule which states that the overall race leader must wear the yellow There was no Armstrong told France2 televi JeanMarie said You dont start in the and you dont start So I said Zabriskie expressed apprecia tion for and said Armstrong had spoken to him after the race Me was Spared the crashes and strokes of bad luck that have befuddled Armstrong enjoys some breathing space between his main rivals in his quest for a seventh straight Tour He leads TMobile rider Alexandre Vinokourov by CSCs Ivan Basso by and Jan 1997Tour win ner by Ullrich was banged up in a training session a day before the Tour start and has not been in top Armstrongs game plan is to ride safe and easy through the early stages of the threeweek waiting for the mountain where he to try to chisel out bigger He wont go allout now to hold the lead His main goal is to wear yellow on the last race
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