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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 6, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas ■ SUPER BOWL. 1B Cheeseheads await Terrible Towel wavers ■ LOCAL NEWS, 2A Valentine's dance benefits seniors » LIFE, 1C Landa Park has lots of memories SUNDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2011 Photo courtesy ¡Steroids.com According to iSteroids.com, Anabolic steroids are synthetic versions of testosterone. They are often used to promote growth of muscle and bones because of their ability to increase cell growth and division. They can increase growth in other bodily tissues as well. ► STATE BUDGET CUTS Prep steroid testing faces Austins ax Texas schools stand to lose billions in state funding By Will Wright The Herald-Zeitung When the Texas Legislature mandated the state begin testing high school athletes for steroids, coaches welcomed the focus on the issue, but thought it might be a waste of time and money. After all, who would know more about what their kids might be doing than they did? Now, the state’s testing program is in danger of falling apart — due to the budget ax that’s about to fall this legislative session. Schools are due to lose billions in state funding, putting the $2 million spent on steroids testing during the next biennium on the chopping block. In 2008, when Texas began testing tens of thousands of high school athletes for steroids, the goal was to stop teens from taking dangerous performance-enhancing drugs. The death of a 17-year-old baseball player in a Dallas suburb had drawn national attention to the hazard. Only 19 positives recorded Texas became the third state to begin steroid testing, setting up a massive $6 million program. Every one of the state’s 700,000-plus public school athletes — from freshmen female tennis players to senior offensive linemen in football — were eligible to be randomly See STEROIDS, Page 10A Vol. 158, No. 75 26 pages, 4 sections RELATED ■ List shows results of University Interscholastic League s Anabolic Steroid Testing Program since 2007-08 school year. Page 10A Inside CLASSIFIEDS ID COMICS SC CROSSWORD SC FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A PLANNER 2C SPORTS IB TV GRID 3D CLJCK F Partly cloudy High Low 57 29 Details 9A 8""56825 00ÖÖ2 "8 herald*zeitung,com $1.50 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852. f"W Texas ^!p Newspaper of the Year Zeitung $1.50 I last saw my son around 8 last night. He was pulling on my beanie trying to take it off He was behind my chair. When I told him to stop he looked at meand smiled' JOSH DAVIS, whose 18-month-old son disappeared Friday night from his Savannah Hill Circle home 18-MONTH-OLD JOSHUA DAVIS JR POLICE, VOLUNTEERS SEARCH FOR CHILD Friday By Megan Holt The Herald-Zeitung Search lines of New Braunfels residents combed the surrounding fields of Klein Road Elementary School Saturday morning and afternoon searching for 18-month-old Joshua Davis Jr. Joshua disappeared from the family home ABOVE: Volunteer Michelle Griffin, left, shows a photograph of 18-month-old Joshua Davis Jr., to a Walmart shopper while asking all who pass through the store's front entrance to be aware of the missing toddler. LEFT: Volunteers search a field near Joshua's Savannah Hill Circle home on Saturday afternoon. LAURA McKENZIE Herald-Zeitung UPDATES Follow this story today at www.herald-zeitung.com, on Twitter @ NewBraunfels HZ, and on the newspapers Facebook page. on the 2600 block of Savannah Hill Circle around 8:30 p.m. Friday, according to a news release by New Braunfels Police Department Lt. Michael Penshorn. Penshorn said the family notified police about 15-20 minutes after noticing Joshua was missing. “Officers and fire department personnel searched the residence multiple times and See JOSHUA, Page 7A HAVE A TIP? Anyone who finds 18-month-old Joshua Davis or knows of his whereabouts is urged to call NBPD at (830) 221-4570. He was last seen around 8 p.m. Friday at the family home on the 2600 block of Savannah Hill Circle. Local Cheeseheads head to Big D for Super Bowl By Chris Hoffman The Herald-Zeitung All you have to do is step one foot into Greg Gunderson’s office to know how much of a Cheesehead he really is. His walls are lined with signed jerseys from Brett Favre and Sterling Sharpe, bobbleheads of Bart Starr and Reggie White and autographed player photos from A.J. Hawk and Paul Hor-nung, among other haid-to-find relics that tell the storied history of the Packers. One of the most unique items is Gunderson's own RELATED ■ The story of how the Packer trio met is as fascinating as the Packers' journey to playing on Super Bowl Sunday. Page 8A stock certificate that shows he owns a small piece of his beloved Green Bay Packers — a publicly owned football team. “I’m an owner,” Gunderson said. But one thing has been missing from his vast collection: Super Bowl tickets. “If you’ve ever seen the movie “The Bucket List,” See PACIC, Page 8A New Braunfels' Packer fans Mark Lombardi, left, Greg Gunderson, and Craig Rickaway will be among the 100,000-plus in Arlington today for Super Bowl XLVat Cowboys Stadium. 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