New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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■Sunday, Aug. 14,1994
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■To talk with Sports Edtor Mfchaei Condiff about Sports Day. cal 625-9144, ext 24.
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■ NBYFFL holds registration
The New Braunfels Youth Flag Football League win conduct registration Aug. 20 and Aug. 27, from 9 a.m.-noon, at Victoria Bank & Trust Center, 1000 N. Walnut St
Kids entering the 1st through 6th grades are eligible. Cost is $15 per player.
Teams will be coached by New Braunfels and Canyon high school football players. Games will be on Sundays and practices on Thursdays.
The season is projected to run from Sept. 18-Nov. 20.
For further information, contact Bob Janca at 629-0965.
■ Pollcs football fijfflipt underway
New Braunfels this year will join the Fraternal Order of Police Youth Football League, an organization sponsored by the Hill Country Lodge No. 23 of the Fraternal Order of Police in San Marcos.
teams—the Aggies, Toros and Bears — for ages 8,9 and 10. There will also be three teams for ages 101/2,11 and 12.
Other teams in the league will come from San Marcos, Wimberley, Kyle, Buda. Luling and Lockhart. Games win be played on Saturdays.
Registration will be held Aug. 20 from 9 am-noon for returning New Braunfels Youth Football players only at the Landa Rec Center. On Aug. 27, new players interested in joining the league may register.
Comal Bowl fall leagues are now organizing.
There are openings for men, women and youth teams for day or night leagues.
For further information, contact Donald Stange at 625-6263 or 009-1033.
■ Benton gather for tournament
Senior Bowlers from across the state will gather at Comal Bom in New Braunfels and Sunset Lanes in San Marcos this weekend for the second half of the 14th annual Texas State Senior Tournament.
The first round of the tournament was held July 30-31.
After the first round. City SKckers of New Braunfels was in 4th place in Team Division I. City Stokers had a score of 1.821 combined Mth a handicap of 540 for a 2,360 overall score — 62 points behind the Team Division I leader, Preciosity, out of Beaumont.
■Charity tournament set
Ihe Lutheran Brotherhood Cedar Branch No. 8886 wit hold its 2nd annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Woodlands Golf Club near Canyon Lake on Sept. 17.
The tournament, with a 9am. tee time and four-man team scramble format. is sponsored for Project KISS (Kids in Safe Surroundings) to benefit the Canyon Lake Community Youth Recreation Center.
Entry fee is $35 per player and includes green fees, cart and prizes.
Al proceeds raised WB be matched up to $2,000 by Cedar Branch No. 8888.
For further information, contact Theft Vtyatt at 964-4488 or Greg Gunderson at 6200131.
A couple oft ontheMejorl Players'strike, now in its third day:
■Owners or fans who say the players are excessively greedy and spoiled tho* with their hearts instead of their I heads—or they’re just IMdMAl hypocritic*!-
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yew, why shoukfci't the playas ask for it? You would. I would. Fd ask for $6 million, a Hairier jet, a year’s supply of Blue BcU’s Natural Vanilla Bean and a chance to do a node scene with Michelle Pfeiffer if I thought someone would give it to me.
Which they might
■ff you’re searching for the root of baseball's currentfin»nriolsituation, lookups Homier Los Angeles Dodgers* left-hander named Aody Mcsscrsmith, the fattier of free agency.
OnD*. 2J. IWS. Bttmtor PHW Seta nded AM MaenmUi—rad « ai M^jor i could offer services lo
any dub in the league after pitying for one year under a renewed contract The decision emancipated the players, who previously had led the fives of indenture#^: servants, although generally well-paid ones. Before the case, dubs had foe power to red-ltttiiliy renew pteyer contractu ycar-after-year, thereby essentially reserving their talents for as long as the dub wished.
In his book “Inside the Strike Zone,” Houston lawyer and player agent Randal Hendricks likens die chiba* pre-Messenmith posture lo that of the Soviet Union in Ccid Wartimes.
~b both cases,” Hendricks writes, "the citizens (jdayers) could not freely exit, reenter pr move within the system.** He added: I found it rn.. .outrage that the United States of America would follow (and support) that Soviet model in the sports industry.” Interesting analogy.
■This thing could last a long time.
Owners say 19 Msjor League dubs are
toeing money, and that without a salary cap, fire financial weUs will eventually thy up for
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Robert) Alomar, as in example of an organization that simply can’t afford to keep its best players.
The Major League players, meanwhile, have heard salary-cap sob redries from drek Mni«nt Foshan League counterparts---who agreed to one a year ago and are stuck with it until the year 2j000—and aren't about to make what they perceive to be die mums mistake.
The NR/i cap has resulted in reduced eateries for many players, especially midrange veterans. The stars and prospects ere still earning large sums, but dioae in-between have suffered.
The ahnost-educaied hunch here is that if the strike lasts beyond the second week in September, there will be no playoffs, no World Series, possibly no spring training
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im now, lucre is puouc piwBfwwpjspj an agreement quickly and salvage' of the season. But, if die season dk P. will simpty turn his attend to hoctoy to basketball to I ball’s oppoaka rides embroiled in a staring match over a tong, cold winter.
with cf Peon ,
who’ll be itttming kicks in the NU- by mid-October.
Bet on it*
■Nobody asked, but here’Sivote for the preyers returning m wore, nnanmg un season in which Tbny Gwynn could bk 400 and Matt Wfifiams could break die home nm record and the Bingen could win the World Series despite a losing record—md then giving the owners a great big acerra.
Let the font relteh in pemmtt noaa dda foil and then disappear, butt pffarey seasonui ioterruptus.
It leaves evctyone unsatisfied.
(Michael Condjff is the Sports Editor of
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Unicorns dominate at SA Lee
Everything New Braunfels High School varsity volleyball coach Claudia Perry saw Saturday, she liked.
The Unicorns dominated a foUMesm scrimmage at San Antonio Lee as they continued preparations for Thursday’s 1994 season opener against Kerrville Tivy.
“We had terrific team effort and per-famance today,” Peny said. “No official soon was kept, but of course we kept it ourselves, and we scored significantly more than our opponents did. It was a very dominant effort.”
Peny said the Unicorns excelled in all areas against Lee, Holmes md Edison high schools.
M1 was really excited about (he aggressiveness of our offense; we really attacked the net,” Perry said. ”We worked a tot on communication. The defame was outstanding.. .it waa just a great team effort”
Perry att the Uncorns towed more balance on the court than the team Ins
“We took IO girls down there and they all played and found a way to contribute,” to mid. “Everyone was out-sunfing. I coukto’t see any weaknesses.”
New Braunfels will scrimmage again Monday at San Antonio Churchill. SA MacArthur will also be involved in the
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“Churchill it supposed to be really loaded with talent this year,” Ferry said. “They're always a stale tournament contender, but this year they're supposed to hive a tot of experienced, mature girls out there who nelly know how to play. And, MacArthur is a perennial playoff learn. So, we should get a real good tort en Monday.”
Stratton Valley High School's Rm-gereoes hid their first scrimmage action
on Friday at Dripping Springs in a season tort aim involved Beraop md Elgin.
Coach Margaret Mitcham aaid liar team struggled oonridonbty agrin! Dripping Springs—the Rangsrettes' opponent in the season opener Wednesday.
“Bul, we picked tongs up a bit agate Bastrop to Elgin, which was good to see/* astirh—»■« Dripping Springs bis a tot of tmStton, tots cf batmen on toe walk to everything, ao they're not just any otoer team. We had a bk of a bard time against them, but we're still miking tots of improvement from thy lo day. I’m really looking forward to the tot cf toe semen, 10 wa can aaa how we took when toere’s sometomg on toe to”
Canyon hotted a four-team scrimmaae with Marshall, Converse Judeon and Round Rock on Friday. The Cougarettes also scrimmaged at Austin Bowie on Saturday.
The Cougaetiea, 33-4 a yev affL will be the first Comal County team to open the 1994 seaaon when they play bort to San Minoa on Tueaday.
The freemen ton wifi am too acton ■ 3 ml, followed fcy toe IV at 6 aud toe varsity at 7 pan.
Sulphur Springs tops 4A in AP preseason schoolboy football poll
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Northeast Texas power Sulphur Springs tops Class 4 A in the 1994 Associated Press Preseason High School Football POU, voted on by sportswriters to broad carters around the state.
Sulphur Springs received 12 of a possible 32 fim-place votes to earn 266 points, 3S ahead af defending 4A chsapion Stephenville. McKiaoey was toinl, Sherman fourth to La Marque fifth. District 2MA contender Bastrop received eight pointy
Alcine MacArthur lopped Clart SA with 291 points, to 19 fint-place voles, white Cuero tod 3A with 21 fint-pfarr -offs hearts tog daft TA Hff.
witoTbomdal the preseason favorite in Class A
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