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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Day ■ To takwih Sports EcPtor Thomas Godley about Sports Day, cafl 625*9144. ext 24. thsmiothing oxcopt % ^M4kN* a #mJm8 Im# IhmcIV UM npn Hp um ivy JMP a* —-FranLebowitz. In the news rn mm rn » _ JAM llfl Barnman ihwN do iwo vm Bassbal Tosnt training camp M Lance Befeman. a former Canyon High School basebal star, was selected to try out for the 1996 USA Basebal Team. Only 30 collegiate players across the nation received invitations to the training camp. The USA team wi play 32 games starting June 7 in preparation for the Olympic Games in Atlanta. Berkman, a sophomore frat baseman for Rfce University, ranks among die Southwest Conference toadttfi in several baffing cate-^^■Earfia fee seaaori to brake toe mood llmost home ans f7) in a three game series dories forma The annual New Braunfels Hgh School Al Sports Banquo a* tx on Thursday, May 2 at tie Cmc Center. Al varsity athletes aa be honored Dinner na be served at 6 pm This year thane ai be a Men! audion of autographed Unicom MomoraMia. Limited tickets am evadable on a firpcome-basis la 15 at tie NBHS office or et Champs Nol4 on Loop 337. Fa more inloiiiiaBai, cal NBISO Athletic Director Tm Kingsbury at 6265713. have a Lift-a-Thon at 6:30 pm.Thursday, April 25 at NBHS Gym. The tond-ratong event seeks pledges to to match money mth an amount of weight Bed by players in the bench press. The donations win be used fa improve* menu to the NBHS field house. The Unicom freshman footoal team aft Bt during is regular For more information, cal NBISO Athletic □hector Tim i Kingsbury at 605-5713. TSHffiHffiHMMftffi ffiffit lot NBJQA The Near Braunisls Junta Golf Association Mi have to mas tournaments through Apr!. The fdowina are dales and times: ■ Al-Level Clinic and Board Meeting at Sundance Got Come on Thursday. April 18 at 53) pm ■ Beginner Tournament (C dtasion only) at Par Tea Got Cantor in Seguin on Saturday, April 20 at IO am. To register or tor information, call Jodi McDonald at 62&4831. MD lilimiffii I iffle hneta The New Br aulete National Little League will have its annual Fun Day on Saturday, Apa! 20 from 10 am. to 2 p.m. at toe National Little League baseball fields, across from LandaPark. The fund-raising event is open to the pubic and will have games, contests, prizes, rat* fie, entertainment, food and refreshments. Team pictures wi be taken. The National Is seing Discount Gold Cards as an adctoonal fund raiser. The card may be used through April 1997. Sf^^gjTffiKffiB tourvutffMnt S ■TheNew Braunfels Hoops basketball club is set to boat toe Souto Tom Amateur Atoietfc Union age 13 Boys Regional Qualifying Tour-I nament. The tournament bt scheduled for April 26-28 at toe New Braunfels Middle School Gym. The general public Is invited to attend. Donations also are being taken to pay I tor toe gym rental. For mas information, caw 625*1446 or 626-4436.    ' TheNew Braunfels Herald-Zeitung m\ w ie 1996 Lakefest 5K RuaWaw and ffis 1K on Satruday, May 4.    ITheiM*year wort, benefiting toe Comal! County Habitat for Humanity and Mental .    fHftti    iraa    nj w-::mmmmmmcwrwQw\-rnrn or $15 on thai -«ireceiveafreeT- V< **% j to    a *VCougar controlGeorge cames Canyon to a season sweep of Smithson Valley 4-2 By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor 19m* aamSnji mn coming M0M. Norv Atoert rounds thM bees on his way to Canyon** third run of the gam* on Tuoaday night Cody Hartman warn tad up in the anal four inning*, but it wa* too toto as Canyon scored four runs in th* second Inning and held an for a 4-2 win at A-.----yjui. -t-a-< -a I ougir rwKL finn owner- Marting Hays dinging to a ons-gsm*edg*inth*28-4A atomflnga, the Cougars look to Imp toe proaauro on arith an upcoming baft* Btise adt    Asm OB Bl IWW CHoUnVBlB Ofi Friday. Haratt-ZSIlung photo by fttiCHAEL DARNALL ■; rn Canyon pitcher Reagan George wouldn't call it his best stuff, bat it was certainty the right stuff. And it was mole dun enough lo stifle Smahson Valley and keep the Cougars in contention for a district tide. George; a 6-3 junior southpaw, struck out ll batters and gave up only two hits in a 4-2 win an Tuesday night at Cougar tr ^i^s llGKL Despite the outcome, he saw room for improvement in his seven-inrang performance “I was struggling,** George said. ■“Luckily I made the {niches when I had to and we pulled oui a win. rd call it scrappy win. It wasn't my best game.” For Ranger right hander Cody Hartman, who went the entire game ti the mound and allowed six has, it was another loss in a frustrating season. "This was the first time I’ve lost to Canyon,” Hartman noted. “It’s disappointing, but they are a good team and they got the hits. We’ve just gotta bounce back and end the season on positive note.” With four games left, the Cougars are looking to keep pace with Hays, the district leader after a 5-1 win over New Braunfels. Canyon scored all four runs in the second inning. Todd Swint led off with a District standings Moue nay* Canyon    jjjj Lockhart Bastrop    Sp New Braunfels ll III at rn ♦ • - :: - at brmnson valley 7 Lockhart sd Hays, 7p.rn.ffiM double to left field, and Johnny Zimfcer smacked a 2RBI single that scored Swim and George to make 2-0. After a single by Norv Albert, Brede Parrish line a one-out, two RBI double to right field. The Rangers’ two runs came in the first inning off a bases-loaded walk and in the fifth inning off a wild pitch. The defensive highlight was made in the third inning when Lain, Gonzalez and Josh Harris turned a 6-4-3 double play. Canyon coach Ralph Behrend said his team did what it had to do to get by. ‘This was a tough win, as it always is when we play the Rangers,” Behrend said “We needed this one to stay on * track. Now we have to get ready and take care of business on Friday against New Braunfels. They will be ready for us.” The Unicorns arid Cougars face off at 7 p.m. at NBHS. First inning haunts NB By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor An early deficit was exactly what New Braunfels wanted to avoid in this game. But it was doomed from the start Tuesday night as the district-leading Hays Rebels jumped in front 3-0 in the first inning and held on for a 5-1 victory at Unicom Held Afro* giving up eight runs in the first inning and falling 9-0 to Hays on March 26, NBHS coach Neat Miller knew his Unicorns couldn’t afford to repeat thru scenario. “Once again we got too far behind too early and you just can’t do that against a good ball club like Hays,” Miller said “When we get down like thro, it forces us too try and make big plays and that only causes us to tense im st up. Rebel pitcher Michael Ginning made the early margin stick. The left-hander went four innings and allowed two Juts before giving way to ace Cody UM- M den. ! The Unicorns’ sole nm came in die third inning when Bryan Dycus reached base on single, moved lo thud on balk and sacrifice fly by Carlos DeLaCerda, and came home on a wild pitch. Freshman pitcher Mike Chapa watt seven innings for the Unicorns, giving six hits and striking out four batters. Three of the the Rebels' runs were unearned. New Braunfels committed seven errors. The Rebels added security runs in fourth and fifth innings with RBI singles by Austin Evans. Cougarettes prevail, NBHS falls prey in playoff preludes From staff reports The outcomes had no bearing on the playoffs, but the Canyon Cougarettes made the most of their warm-up game. Meanwhile, the New Braunfels came up just short and are hoping to make up for it on Friday in their playoff game with KetrvilleTivy at 5 pm. in Boerne. Canyon will face Clemens at Texas Lutheran College on Friday at 5 pjn. Canyon scored three runs in the fourth inning, and Marci Allen belled a two-run, in-the-park home nm in the fifth inraqg lo lead the Cougarettes to a 5-4 win over La Vernia Tuesday at CHS Taft scored two runs in the sixth inning to break open a4-4 game md get past New Braunfels 64 at Unicom Softball Field. “We had opportunities to win this one but didn’t semi as focused as we usually we,” NBHS coach Cindy Manley said. “We’ll have to have more intensity on Friday in Boerne.” The Unicorns were led by April Tuch who went 2-for •3 with two RBI.Rachel Green and Joy Ore each had doubles in the third inning. Canyon pitcher Jenise Haitxxth struck out nine batters and allowed no hits, improving her record to 12-6. Unicom touch iww DvaUnvM SOU DDI I coach Cindy Mantay displays healing powers over MsNnda Aguirre who took a hit from a pitch on ) Tuesday during third inning action against Taft. The Lady Unicorns came up short 6-4, but District 26-4 A playoff counterpart Canyon pulled out a 54 win over La Vernia. Herald-Zeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Comal Bowl scores I Fnxn submitted report* Conto Bow* Hah Scores for April 4 to 11 •in* ma eon Jtonp rnj    » MO game i*ee. W SKjtoOtoto--- 252/713 Min* MMT — ^    a    JJC    JBAA avg. sanes; leoy iiip feigwz; uonfie    gar moo; wen Hanson — IffiiMavk Hook ^232B68 (150 pins over avg a Hwitw—258/666. Derm Buck — i lllWIWwi    RajwiAmkt |28S«1B;Ed»itaky-2l2S94;WAWto*)g-M*fcHoryLo»w —227/562; Viclof Garcia Sr — gar in TTI nm iii i ii i i Carol Franz^- 208/584: Lots Orelbrodt - 206/576; Betty Sitterte -238/571; Linda Rush 1217^44; Darla Rub! — 209/537: Nancy Howard — 227/534; Dorothy Bnetzke - 191/531; Shirley Lquffie —T78/524; Evelyn Pricks -198/522; Darlene Minor—219/517; C«hy Carson — ^I^Ui^TIiuT iMdwall |9r1/504' Jim Gwinn- 224^15; Harold Branin - 243/596; Dave Albrecht - 205/594; Bob Minor - 258/587; Bi Hpugh^—196/582; Jamas McCoubrey^— 23G647, _ , - ^ Melba Kraft - 231/549; Verlaine Bright -199/544; Flo Citty - 213/520; Nancy Smith -204/504; Darien© Minor — 184/500; Jo Branin — 211/500. JknmyOlaon—213/604. Katie Faiiat—202/582. UT tennis coach nears mark AUSTIN (AP)—Dave Snyder, only the third men’s tennis coach at the University of Texas in nearly IOO years, is about to post a pretty impressive number. Snyder, who has directed UT since 1972, will have the chance at the Southwest Conference tournament Saturday to win his 600th dual match, becoming only the sixth Division I coach to reach that mark. His record of 598-202 is fourth-best among active coaches behind Hawaii’s Jim Schwitters (702-318-7), Furman’s Paul Scarpa (613-362) and Fepperdine’s Glenn Bassett (608-93-2). Scarpa and Bassett both reached 600 this season. Schwitters coaches the men’s and women’s teams at Hawaii, and bals a combined record of 1,158-475-14. lf Snyder’s team, which is seeded No. 2 in the SWC tournament at Fort Worth, wins the quarterfinals match against seventh-seeded Baylor and the semifinals match Saturday afternoon, he will hit 600.His players describe his record and longevity as “amazing.” “Hopefully, we’ll get it for him before this year is out,” said BJ. Steam. Spurs aiming for 60-win season Rare disease kills high school tennis player SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP)—Ten days ago, an otherwise heakby Jackie Rodriguez, the best female tennis player* Si AnfctoLreJtoinrHtoi School, broke out with Six days later, toe 14-year-old gel was dead — from a rare blood disorder knows as JTP. Her coach, Peggy “Reality hasn’t act is,” Wittiams said. Tennis players and nudest! ntredad ftncnl services Jackie’s mother, Mary Aguirre, was also trying to cope wife die swifo devastating illness that claimed the teen-toBr- Ms. Aguirre took her daughter to the hospital the day before Easter because in addition to apparent measles she also had a blister and her gums would not stop bleeding. A doctor diagnosed her wife FTP, or idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura. The disorder causes the body to produce antibodies which attack and coat blood platelets, sometimes destroying them faster than the body can make new ones. VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hie San Antonio Spurs, like many of the NBA’s elite, are gearing up fa the playoffs. Still, there is some business in the regular season to care of first. After the Spurs’ 95-86 victory over the Vancouver Grizzlies on Tuesday night, San Antonio needs to win its last two games lo reach the 60-win plateau for the second straight season. “b’s a little bit tough not to think about the playoffs,” admitted David Robinson, who kicked back for 18 minutes on the bench while his supporting cast took care of the NBA’s worst team. ’There's still some goals left in the season. We want to get to 60 wins, and that means we have to win our next two. But the playoffs are going to be a big time for us.” Sean Elliott scored 23 points, shooting 7-for-10 from the field, and Avery Johnson shook off a bruised pelvis to add 17 for fee Spurs, who regained their poise after losing 121-97 to Portland. ;