Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Newspaper Archive: June 14, 2011 - Page 6

Share Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 61 Tuesday, June 14,2011 | herald-zeitung.COM  SPORTS  Wacha pitches A&M past FSU  TALLAHASSEE, Fle.(AP)  Texas A&M saved its ace for the biggest game of its season.  Mic hael Wac ha delivered again, just as he has throughout the postseason.  Wacha allowed two runs on three hits in 7 1-3 innings as the Aggu*s defeated Florida State 11-2 on Monday night to advance to the College World Series.  "I knew I had to go out there and throw strikes and help this  Champs arrive home in Dallas  DALLAS (AP)  The Dallas Mavericks returned home in triumph on Monday, cheered by hundreds of fans celebrating the franchise's first NBA title* and the first professional championship of any kind in the area in more than a decade.  Owner Mark Cuban walked off the plane at Love Field carrying the championship trophy he was handed after Sunday's Game 6 win over the Miami Heat.  Next came forward Dirk Nowitzki with hardware of his own: The NBA finals MVP trophy that was awarded after he overcame a finger injury, illness and smothering defense from the Heat to power fourth-quarter comeback wins.  Cuban, the Dallas billionaire who bought the team in 2000, had the championship trophy in a seat next to him on the plane and he apparently kept it close throughout the Sunday night celebration.  "This will sound weird," he wrote on Twitter. I'm laying in bed. With the trophy next (to) me."  Cuban will keep the party going at least through Thursday morning, the date set for the team's victory parade through the streets of downtown Dallas.  Team spokeswoman Sarah Melton confirmed the date Monday, but said the precise route and other details would be announced Tuesday. Cuban has said that he will pick up the tab for the city's parade costs.  The championship, the first in the 31-year history of the Mavericks, represents a breakthrough.  The franchise was once one of the worst in the NBA and, even after Cuban's infusion of cash and energy, had a reputation of failing to win big games — including a loss to Miami in the 2006 Finals after leading the series 2-0.  The title is city's first since the Dallas Stars won the Stanley Cup in 1999 and it comes four months after the Super Bowl in suburban Arlington included not the hometown Cowboys but Green Bay and Pittsburgh along with a spate of bad weather.  The Texas Rangers advanced to the last World Series, but lost to San Francisco.  As the Mavericks wore down the Heat, fans crowded into downtown Dallas on Sunday night to celebrate.  Police reported 14 arrests, including six for public intoxication, four for disorderly conduct and four people taken into custody on outstanding warrants.  By Monday, attention had turned to the homecoming.  team go to Omaha," Wacha said.  In tour postseason outings, Wacha (9-3) has allowed just three earned runs in 28 1-3 innings.  "He's the real deal," Florida State coach Mike Martin said. "That was great stuff."  Texas A&M (47-20), which won two of three* games in the Tallahassee Super Regional, reached the CWS for the first time since 1999. The Aggies will play defending national c hampion South Carolina  on Sunday.  "There are two things that I truly enjoy: No. 1, sitting on the bus, listening to our players laugh after we won a game on the road," said Texas A&M coach Rob Childress, who got a Gatorade bath after the win.  "No. 2, watching our guys dog-pile on the way to Omaha. I sure enjoyed that one tonight."  Kevin Gonzalez had a two-run double that was part of a six-run  first inning for Texas A&M. Adam Smith added a two-run homer in the second that put the Aggies up 8-0.  "The feeling right now is so surreal," Smith said. "It's an unbelievable feeling."  Stuart Tapley hit a solo home run and Rafael Lopez had an RBI double for Florida State (46-19), .which was the only super regional host team that did not advance to Omaha.  SATURDAY’S ‘CAN DO’ PENTATHLON  Photo submitted  Nine-year-old Phillip Brown competes in the the 50-yard butterfly for the Landa Park Dolphins during Saturday's ‘CAN DO  Pentathlon at the Landa Park pool.  Back in the Pool  Landa Park Dolphins kick off season  By Nadia Hoffman  Sports Correspondent  The 2011 season is under way for the Landa Rark Dolphins swim team, and the sauad hosted Dripping Springs at the "Can Do" Pentathlon at the Landa Park Pool on Saturday.  This season marks the team's 49th in Comal County.  The Dolpins, under the guidance of legendary swimming coach Bud Dallmann, use local tournaments to gear up for the Texas Amatuer Athletic Foundation's regional championships, held on july 9.  The regionals are a qualifying meet for the The Games of Texas state championships held in Waco from July 27-31.  In 2010, the Dolphins had a stunning 59 individual swim  mers and 17 relay teams qualify for the prestigious state competition, and with the number of local swimmers on the rise, the team could eclipse last year's numbers.  Some of meet highlights on the girls side: Katelyn Gilcrease, 12, edged teammate Cailey Young (1:20.39-1:21.88) to win the 11-12-year old 100-yard individual medley, took first in the 50-yard freestyle (30.20), and took second (42.64) in the 50-yard breaststroke.  Chaeli Criddle, 8, dominated the field in the 7-8-year old 100-yard individual medley with a time of 1:40.49 — over 13 seconds ahead of second place.  Criddle also won the 25-yard backstroke with a time of 24.11, and the 25-yard freestyle (18.49).  THE EXTRA POINT  Canyon High's Dustin Lynch  PHOENIX (AP)  UA president hired as Fiesta Bowl’s executive director  The Fiesta Bowl has turned to University of Arizona President Robert Shelton to lead the rehabilitation of its tattered reputation.  The bowl announced Monday that it has hired the respected academic as executive director to replace the ousted John Junker. Shelton, who has held the top position at the Tucson university for five years, is a member of the presidential oversight committee for the Bowl Championship Series, the system that determines major college football's national champion.  The BCS recently fined the bowl $1 million but allowed the event to remain as one of its four games.  TODAY’S SCORES MLB STANDINGS  National League East Division  W L Pet 6B  hiladelphia    40    26    606    —  Atlanta    38    29    .567    2 1/2  Sam Beckman, 10, won the 9-10-year old 100-yard individual medley (1:29.73), 25-yard backstroke (18.03) and the 25-ayrd butterfly (16.21), while taking second in the 25-yard breaststroke (23.88).  On the boys side, Tyler Buck, 14, continues to be a force in the pool for the Dolphins. Buck won the 13-14-year-old 50-yard backstroke (33.37), 50-yard breaststroke (35.80), 50-yard butterfly (28.07) and the 50-freestyle (25.62).  Twelve-year-old Derek Duckworth won the 100-yard individual medley (1:19.54), 50-yard backstroke (36.02), 50-freestyle (28.52) and the 50-yard butterfly (38.11).  Check Thursday's sports section for full meet results.  Pence’s 4 RBIs leads Astros to 8-3 win  HOUSTON (AP)  Hunter Pence returned from a day off with back trouble and homered and drove in four runs as the Houston Astros snapped a four-game skid with an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.  Pence missed nis first game this season on Sunday while dealing with tightness in his lower back. He said before the game that he felt great and then quickly showed it by extending his career-best hitting streak to 23 games with a two-run nomer off Derek Lowe (3-  5) in the third inning.  He also drove in two runs with single in Houston's five-run sixth inning. Pence's hitting streak is the longest active streak in the majors.  Wandy Rodriguez (4-3) allowed two hits in six scoreless innings for the win in his return from the disabled list. Wilton Lopez and Sergio Escalona each pitched a scoreless inning.  Brandon Lyon allowed a three-run homer to Jordan Schafer, but retired Dan Uggla to end the game.  Florida    32    32  New York    32    34  Washington    30    36  Central Division W L  Milwaukee  St. Louis  Cincinnati  Pittsburgh  Chicago  Houston  .500  485  .455  Pet  567  38 29 38 29 .567 .507 .492 26 39 400 25 42 .373 West Division  34 33 32 33  7  8 10  GB  4  5 11 13  GB  San Francisco Arizona Colorado Los Angeles San Diego  W L Pet  37 29 561 — 36 30 .545    1  31 34 .477 5 1/2 31 36 463 6 1/2 29 38 .433 81/2  Monday’s Results  Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Mets 1 Arizona at Florida, 7:10 p.m.  Houston 8, Atlanta 3 Chicago Cubs 1, Milwaukee 0 San Diego at Colorado, late Cincinnati at L.A. Dodgers, late Today's Games Florida (Volstad 2-6) at Philadelphia (Hamels 8-2), 7:05 p.m.  St. Louis (J.Garcia 6-2) at Washington tMaya 0-1), 7:05 p.m.  N.Y. Mets (Niese 5-5) at Atlanta (Junrjens 8-2), 7:10 p.m.  Milwaukee (Gallardo 8-3) at Chicago Cubs (R. Wells 1-1), 8:05 p.m.  Pittsburgh (Karstens 3-4) at Houston (Norris 4-4), 8:05 p.m.  San Diego (Undecided) at Colorado (Nicasio 1-1), 8:40 p.m.  San Francisco (Cain 5-4) at Arizona (Collmenter 4-1), 9:40 p.m.  Cincinnati (Cueto 3-2) at LA. Dodgers (Kershaw 6-3), 10:10 p.m  American League East Division  W L Pet GB  39    26    600    —  36 28 .563 2 1/2 35    30    .538    4  32 34 .485 7 1/2 30    33    .476    8  Central Division  W L Pet GB 35 29 547 — 35 30 .538 1/2  33    35    .485    4  29 37 .439 7 26 39 400 91/2  West Division  W L Pet GB Texas    36    31    .537    —  Seattle    34    32    .515    1 1/2  Los Angeles    31    36    .463    5  Oakland    28    39    .418    8  Boston New York Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore  Cleveland Detroit Chicago Kansas City Minnesota  Facing end, Bruins lead 4-0 after 2nd  BOSTON (AP)  The Boston Bruins blitzed the Vancouver Canucks for a Stanley Cup-record four goals in a four-minute span in the first period, driving goalie Roberto Luongo from the game and taking a 4-0 lead after two periods of Game 6 on Monday night.  Facing elimination in the best-of-seven series, the Bruins came out aggressively after losing 1-0 in Game 5 on Friday night.  They scored three goals on eight shots against  Luongo and another on their second shot against Cory Schneider.  The four goals in 4:14 set a Stanley Cup record, breaking the old mark of four in 5:29 by the Montreal Canadiens against the Detroit Red Wings on March 31, 1956.  Brad Marchand, Milan Lucie, Andrew Ference and Michael Ryder each scored to give the Bruins four goals in a period for the third time in the series.  The NHL record for most goals in a single period of the finals is five.  Monday's Results  Cleveland 1, N.Y. Yankees 0 Tampa Bay at Detroit, late L.A. Angels at Seattle, late Today's Games Cleveland at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.  Texas at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.  Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.  Kansas City at Oakland 10:% p.m.  LA. Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.  HZ  SCORES, PHOTOS  We want your scores and photos. Email them to sports® herald-zeitung.com  ► TEXAS LOTTERY  PICK 3 (6/13)  Day    5-7-5  Night    2-7-7  DAILY 4 (6/13)  Day    9-2-5-8  Night    6-1-5-0  SATURDAY LOTTC Jackpot $18 million 5-7-19-22-26-44 (6/11) WEDNESDAY LOT Jackpot: $17 million 1-14-26-41-49-53(6/8)  MEQA MILLIONS 18-21-37-38 MB: 7 Megaplier: 3 TEXASTWO-STEP  8-21-31-32 BB: 19 CASH FIVE (6/13)  9-12-18-24-32 POWERBALL (6/11 16-18-27-36-50 PB: 8 Power Play: 3  For breaking news, sports scores, weather, traffic and mid-day updates, follow us on Twitter ONewBraunfelaHZ  learn what's in tomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts. Become a New Braunfels Heratd-Zeitung Facebook fan.  Receive the Herald-Zeitung e-newsletter in your e-mail box ea morning: herald-Mitung.com. Click ‘Herald-Zeitung Mailing Us   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication