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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 15, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Herald-Zeitung □ Tuesday,August 15, 1995 □ 5Sports Day "After I was stabbed, I live every day as if it was the last. I try to do what I want to do and whatever happens, happens.” — Monica Seles explaining her departure from tennis after a stabbing two years ago in Germany. She announced plans to return to the game this week. In the news Sports Day ■ To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day, call 625-9144. ext. 24.Community tennis leagues and clinics scheduled for fall The T Bar M Tennis Ranch is accept-ing registration for several community tennis programs in the fall. The competition is geared for all levels — beginner to advanced, adults and juniors. The following are dates and times for the programs: Ladies Doubles League — Tuesday to Thursday, 9 a.m. Ladies Clinics — Monday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon. Men's and Women's Indoor Leagues — Monday to Wednesday, 6 to 10 p.m. Championship Workout — Thursday at 7 p.m. Junior Program — Monday to Thursday, 7 p.m.    , Junior Match Play — Monday to Thursday, 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 629-0439.Oilers tyring to focus on camp SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Oilers are a Texas team, at least for a while. They’ve also got a football season coming up. Houston players and coaches are trying to concentrate on those two facts as they work their way through the final week of training camp. “We’ve got enough to focus on," said veteran offensive lineman David Williams, who ended his holdout and practiced with the team Monday after signing a one-year, $2.7 million contract. Coach Jeff Fisher said he was glad to see Williams in camp.“It’s a big plus for us. We’re disappointed it took so long, but we feel like we've got time to get caught up," Fisher said. It will be important for Williams to practice in pads before the San Diego Chargers arrive on Wednesday, said Fisher.NB Jr. League All-Stars to be honored at banquet From staff reports The New Braunfels All-Stars will get a final tribute this week for their recent history-making ride to the state championship. Local officials and citizens will honor the players and coaches during a banquet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the New Braunfels Civic Center. The event is sponsored by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and KGNB Radio. The NB All-Stars are the city's first team to advance past the sectionals in the Little Leauge All-Stars Tournament. At the stale tournament in Waco, they capped a three-game winning streak by overcoming Houston’s Bear Creek All-Stars 11 -9 in nine innings to win the Junior League State Title. Their tournament drive, which began in July, included a dramatic seventh-inning comeback victory over the Seguin All-Stars in which New Braunfels scored seven runs in the final alba! to win 13-12 and capture District 31 title. The players returned last Thursday from Lantana, Florida where they represented Texas in the Junior League Southern Regional Tournament. With thier victory over the West Virginia All-Stars on Aug. 7, New Braunfels finished among the top nine teams in the nation. "The All-Stars made history and brought some good exposure to New Braunfels," said Michael Meek, president of the Chamber of Commerce which is co-hosting the banquet. "It was not only a great experience for the players but a positive thing for the community. The banquet will recognize their accomplishment." A barbeque dinner will be served at the banquet. Tickets are $4 each and available at the door. Children under 12 enter free when accompanied by an adult. The banquet will honor players Drew Snider, Cody Erben, Jared Fellers, Clay Coleman, Javier Gonzales, Andy Schmid, Chip Adams, Ty Johnson, Cody Reimer, Bradley George, Erie Sultemeier, Cody Chapman and coaches Mike Reimer, Floyd Chapman and Carrol Coleman. For more information call, 625-8555.Canyon spikers set to soar in ^ By THOMAS GOOLEY Sports Editor Senior leadership is a definite strength, and coach Donna Boehle's Canyon Cougarettes have plenty of it entering the 1995 volleyball season. "We're not blessed with too many six-footers, but we are strong in other areas," said Boehle who guided the team through its first day of practice on Monday. We have several talented girls back from last year. They know each other real well and have good team chemistry on the court. On top of that, they are such hard workers." Ranked No. 5 in the San Antonio area, Canyon returns eight seniors from a 1994 squad that finished 22-9 and advanced to the bi-district round in the playoffs. Hays, Smithson Valley and Canyon ended the season in a tie before the Cougarettes clinched the district runner-up spot with two playoff wins. "Last year was such an exciting finish," Boehle said. "Everyone counted us out, but our girls showed a lot of perseverance. I think we surprised some people." Boehle hopes that season-ending drive cames over into this season, and she has several reasons to believe it will. Outside hitter Elizabeth Weisman, setter Kim Brunette and middle hitter Lesa Porter — three all-district players returning from last year — are the core to well-balanced squad. Other seniors include defensive specialist Jinny Barranco, outside hitter Shannon Young, defensive specialist Corby Collins, defensive specialist Thuy Lee Nguyen and outside hitter Julie Poppoon. Several underclassmen are primed to play key roles this year. The Cougarettes could be calling upon defensive specialist Tyana Michalec, middle hitter Cheryl Dunn, outside hitter Lesli Reimer, sophomore setter Kendra Reimer and freshman outside hitter Tiffany Weidner, Boehle, who begins her 25th year of coaching volleyball, will get a good look at the talent on Wednesday when Canyon hosts a four-team scrimmage at Cougar Den. The field of teams includes Round Rock, Converse Judson and San Antonio Marshall. "The scimmage will give us a good idea of where we are at this point," Boehle said. "All three teams are highly-ranked in the area and in the state." Judson is the No. I-ranked team in the area while Marshall falls into the No. 4 spot. Round Rock is a perennial state power. The Cougarettes open the season on Thursday in the San Antonio Independent School District Tournament. District play begins Sept. 28 at Hays. The 28-4A schedule expects to be a hanl-fought race. Smithson Valley, Hays and New Braunfels, which finished 27-4 and won the district crown last year, are set lo challenge for the title. Herald -Zeitung photo by THOMAS GODLEY Elizabeth Wiesman, one of eight seniors returning from a 22-9 season, gives Canyon power at outside hitter. The Cougarettes host a four-team scrimmage beginning Wednesday at Cougar Den gym. Baseball world mourns legendaiy Mantle in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — The baseball world is focusing on Dallas to say goodbye to Mickey Mantle in a funeral service Tuesday that his family couldn’t keep private because of the Hall of Famer’s many fans. Thousands are expected to attend the public service at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. Mantle’s family would have preferred to keep it closed but instead will hold a separate, private wake the same day. The former New York Yankees slugger died Sunday of liver cancer at age 63. Bobby Richardson, a lay minister whose counsel helped ease the final hours of his fomier teammate, will officiate the service. NBC broadcaster Bob Costas will deliver the eulogy. Teammates Whitey Ford, Moose Skowron, Hank Bauer, Johnny Blanchard. Yogi Berea and Bobby Murcer will serve as pallbearers. Ford, Skowron, Bauer and Blanchard visited Mantle last week in the hospital. Among those expected to attend is AL president Gene Budig; former league president Bobby Brown, also a teammate of Mantle’s; and Donald Mare, president of the Baseball Hall of Fame. CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!! CALLING ALL LEADERSHIP NEW BRAUNFELS PARTICIPANTS! The Comal/Guadalupe (Bi-County) Chapter of the American Red Cross is in need of your volunteer services. The Comal County American Red Cross Charter has been in existence since the year 1917. The year, 1995, Guadalupe County elected to join us in an effort to form a United Chapter which would meet the new criteria for recertification under National standards. lf the Comal/Guadalupe Chapter is unable to recertify, we will, in all probability, become part of the San Antonio service delivery area. What a shame to think that after some seventy-eight years we would no longer be an independent chapter! Please, won’t you give an hour of your time to meet and listen to the requirements necessary to maintain our status and go forward into the 21 st century as a chapter better able to meet the needs of our neighbors. A meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 16th, 1995, at 5:30P.M. in the New Braunfels McKenna Memorial Hospital Board Room. Should you have any questions, please call Shirley Offerman at the Comal/Guadalupe (Bi-County) Chapter of the American Red Cross at 210-606-1999 or Judy Waring at Mission Valley Textiles, Inc., 210-625-3411. Make your car more valuable... with a Herald-Zeitung bumper sticker. Bumper stickers are available at the Herald-Zeitung office and at participating merchants. Every Tuesday and Friday through October 27, 1995, tile Herald-Zeitung will publish a photo of one lucky license plate on a car with a H-Z bumper sticker, lf it’s your license plate, you win the $50 prize'... or... your choice of a 12 month gift subscription2... or... two 6 month gift subscriptions3 to the Herald-Zeitung. To claim your choice of prizes bring your auto registration card to the Herald-Zeitung office at Is This Your License Plate? The owner of the car with the license plate pictured at left is today’s winner in the Herald-Zeitung bumper sticker contest. 707 Landa Street, New Braunfels, for verification between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. You must claim your prize prior to 5 p.m. Thursday, August 17,1995. Prizes unclaimed in the allotted time will not be awarded. No purchase necessary, a copy of the published photo will be on display in the lobby of the Herald-Zeitung. Herald-Zeitung employees and their immediate families are ineligible. 'You will be mailed a check within 7 to IO days. $60 value    3    A    $68    value * ;