Tuesday, August 2, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 2, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Tony Gonzales hurls toward the SPORTS COMING THURSDAY Headed to nationals I Local track team going to AAU August 2005 HERALDZEITUNO Page 5 HERALDZEHUNG To have your sports event publi contact Will Wright at or by email at sports@heraldzeitung.com THE DAILY Astros at Diamondbacks Houston begins fivegame swing through West at Arizona Time KGNBAM1420 Pads for Unicorns First day ofcontactfootlxill drills forNewBmunfels Time Volleyball scrimmage time Smithson Valley begin two days worth of scrimmages Time Morning First day of football day a blast for New new coach By Will Wright Sports Editor The 25yard shuttle runs at the end of practice were a bit harder to complete for the New Braunfels Uni corns who panted harder with each Weve got to get into said senior defen sive back Sammy Ander Were not the biggest team around But if we can just stay in good well be able to play four quarters as fast as we can go and get up on our oppo nents a little Mondays first day of football prac tice Went about as good of any first day Ive said new Unicorn coach Chuck addressing Coach Chuck Caniford his junior varsity and varsi ty adding The goal is to get better every Glad to have that oppor tunity was senior defensive back and punter Brooks Before last seasons third Radla tore about everything there was to tear in his left Months hes complet ed his rehabilitation and is eager to hit somebody Its good to get back out here and he Im real excited about these There were a lot of questions about how everyone would react to But we got a real comfortable feeling from all of them and were real excited to be playing for We think theyre going to be New coaches and old were out to attend to the 200 players who ranged from freshmen through Nothing was spoken of last years 6 5 the turbulent offseason and the Players enthusiastically cheered each other on and expressed only optimism for the I think were going to do real Radla We dont have a lot of but were real fast and 1 think well use that to our advan All summer Caniford raved about his players dedication to the weights in the Though a few of the players showed signs of fatigue and cramping all normal at this point Monday gave the new coach reason to The biggest thing for us is that the kids are in good Cani ford If we can focus on teach ing instead of getting them into thats half the ball game right They were ready for and I am excited about Because they didnt go through spring the Unicorns were one of a handful of area teams begin ning their seasons Canyon and Smithson Valley will begin All area volleyball teams also began their seasons who arrived in late said getting to know his players these past few months made quite a differ I think the summer was key for he A lot of the new coaches were here all summer and spent time with the kids and built relationships with That really helped us not be strangers on the first They know us and our which made it a lot The players worked from just before 8 until with an hours break in The team will go in helmets and shorts until the first day theyre allowed to don That will really be the true test for he We havent gotten a chance to see any of these kids in pads except on so seeing what they can do with the gear on will be critical for But everyday is a teaching and all we can ask is that they get better every If we can do well be in good That championship feeling 11yearolds savor NBLLs 2nd state title By Will Wright Sports Editor The kudos havent stopped coming in for New Braunfels 11yearold base who arrived back in town Sun day night with their state champion ship banner in New Braunfels staged a comefrombehind victory over Wash ington County Saturday night in Tyler to win the NBLLs first state champi onship since It was something manager Jeff Dees said It was all the excitement you can expect to see in a baseball Both teams left all they had out there on the and nei ther wanted to Twice the locals staved off defeat to do They were down 82 in the fifth inning when they scored four runs to cut the deficit to Washington County Brenham added another in the sixth and then got New Braunfels to within an out of forcing a deciding game But Tanner Hills tworun homer sent the game into extra frames New Braunfels second extrainning affair of its tournament Its first came in its lone loss of the an 115 defeat by West Sugar Land that forced a second Section 4 cham pionship As in mat Dees came up with another pitcher to keep ace Hill eligi ble to throw for the Connor who hadnt hurled an inning during New Braunfels post season stifled Brenham in the seventh and gave up two runs in what could have been a bigger eighth for Washington He was singing and dancing up W MANDY New Braunfels Connor was a terror on the basepaths during his teams state championship and he also contributed on the there on the Dees We were wondering if he was all but that made him more I He cleared the bases in the sev enth and was just in his own little Down New Braunfels came out swinging in the bottom of the Gale Brubaker and Chris Rodriguez came in on hits before Hill crossed on Ralph Garzas fielders choice to short winning the game and the The competition is just unbeliev able when you get to this Dees But our kids just refused to When they were down they just reached back and found a way to car ry it During its 10game New Braun fels outscored the opposition Each player in some in some way came up big in the various wins during the When you get into tournament you have to have everyone on the same Dees And the kids all understood the goal win ning it all in Tyler and they were willing to go all the 1 can honestly say that we had the best 11 kids and the best 11 sets of NEW BRAUNFELS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RUN 91 DISTRICT 31 TOURNAMENT July 6 New Braunfels SeguinO July 7 New Braunfels LaVernia 0 July 9 New Braunfels Hallettsville 2 SECTION 4 TOURNAMENT July 19 New Braunfels West Sugar Land 3 July 20 New Braunfels GregoryPortland 4 July 21 West Sugar Land New Braunfels 5 8 July 22 New Braunfels West Sugar Land 1 TEXAS EAST STATE TOURNAMENT July 27 New Braunfels Orwall American 3 July 28 New Braunfels Washington City 1 July 30 New Braunfels Washington City 11 8 THE PLAYERS Lorenzo Cale Cody Nick De La Connor Ralph Gage Tanner Daniel Chris Kale Slone THE COACHES Fausto Darrell Roger manager Jeff Dees parents you couldve asked Dees doled out credit to his other Darrell Fausto Aguirre and Roger Morales They all made me look he said and to all the fan support and phone calls the team received while in To all of the people of New Braun 1 just want to say thank he The kids were overwhelmed by the support you have given them to get this thing The next logical question is will there be a repeat New Braunfels run ended in Tyler as As 12 only the home of the Little League World is the The teams that we beat this year will be Dees Right baseball is on the back burner and were just riding the excite ment of winning But in a few weeks well be grabbing the balls and bats and be ready to play Rafael Palmiero Palmeiro suspended for steroids NEW YORK AP Rafael Palmeiro poked his finger in the air for emphasis and raised his voice with all the indigna tion of a man falsely I have never used he told a congres si onal panel in On nearly five months the Baltimore Orioles slugger became baseballs highestprofile player to be suspended 10 days for using While he didnt deny test ing positive for the he insisted mat ingesting them was an When I testified in front of I know that I was testifying under oath and I told the he said during a telephone confer ence call Today I am telling the truth again that I did not do this inten tionally or The 40yearold Palmeiro became the seventh player to fail a test under the toughened major league policy that took effect in rules criticized by Congress as not being strin gent On July Palmeiro joined Hank Willie Mays and Eddie Murray as the only players with hits and 500 Base ball would not say when the positive test Controversial video series is really a good hunter education tool KEITH WARREN Keith Warren is the host of two weekly outdoors televi sion programs that broadcast Mark an exhibitor at a recent hunting was A woman became outraged when she came by the and shes coining he said to Denman had a television set play ing a looped tape of excerpts from the controversial video series Cli max of the Not available in stores and sold only on the Internet due to extreme graphic nature of these Denman had decided to attempt to sell them to the public at this recent Climax of the Hunt tapes consist of excerpts of hundreds of successful and unsuccessful both archery and Only what Denman calls The Moment of Truth is on the There is no narration and no It is just nonstop action of the end of successful 1 decided to wait in Denmans booth for this socalled outraged woman to return so I could visit with The crowd was light throughout the aisles except for in front of the Climax Dozens of onlookers jammed the aisle watching the I found it interesting just seeing and listening to the positive reaction of the out of the lady mentioned above kept her promise and pushed her way in front of the I am a certified hunter safety and this is the most unethical video I have ever she loud enough for everybody to 1 looked at Denman and slightly turned down the and introduced As someone who hunts profes sionally like you you should be appalled at this video she 1 explained to her that 1 could see how she found it But 1 explained that this tape could be one of the best learning tools any hunter could This is the real It is reality at its best and some of it is I Some of it offends televi sion programmers so it cant be even on But is it is and it Good things can bo learned by watching these lor proper shot placement is critical for an ethical You will see dozens of etiiical wellplaced shots on these But you will also see what not to 1 again explained that I see these tapes as an educational the womans mood shift ed as she reached in her purse and pulled out the money and bought two DVDs from These tapes will help my hunter safety students more than 1 could ever Thanks for helping me see things she A sample of these Climax of the Hunt videos can be seen at Denman now says he will be happy to discount tliis controversial tape for hunter safety

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