New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 23, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas
New Braunfels Hexa\6-Zeitung Wednesday, March 23,1983 9ASampson, NCAA resume play Thursday
Baba Ruth tryouts sat
The New Braunfels Babe Ruth League will hold registration and tryouts for the 1983 season Thursday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Comal Park.
Tryouts are open to all boys and girls age 13*15. There will be a charge of $10 per person which must be paid on the day of registration.
A certified copy of the child’s birth certificate will also be needed the day of tryouts. All players are required to tryout except returning 15-year olds.
Eligibility dates are August 1,1967 toAugustl,1970.
For more information, call 625-9289.Chili Run plsnned for April 2
The 1983 Chili Run Classic is once again being held April 2, Easter Weekend, in conjuction with the fourth annual Hill Country Chili Classic in Kerrville.
Running distances of either 5,000 or 10,000 meters (separate courses), entrants will start and finish at Louise Hays Park located off Hwy. 16 at the Guadalupe River. Race time is 9 a.m..
Entry deadline is March 20 with a fee of $6. Late entry is March 21-April 2 with a $9 fee. If you wish to register upon arrival, you must sign up between 7 and 8 am..
Send entry form and check to 1983 Chili Run Classic, Fitness First Sports. River Hills Mall, Kerville, Texas.78028
Proceeds from the run go to the Kerrville Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
For more information, contact Harold at 896-0114
Free reloading clinic planned The second of a pair of free reloading clinics is set for Thursday, Mardi 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Doc’s Guns, IIH N. Walnut. The slide and tape presentation and live demonstrations will teach gun enthusiasts how to make their own rifle, pistol and shotgun ammunition and save money. Call 629-1736 for reservations.NBS A looking for adult players
The New Braunfels Softball Association wants men and women interested in playing softball in a men’s, women’s or men’s over 35 league. If you are interested in playing, call 625-2823 and leave your name and phone number. Deadline for entering a team in the summer league is April 5.
There will be a meeting of all coaches, managers and umpires in the adult softball leagues, Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. at the Landa Recreation Center upstairs meeting room.Reuss leads Dodgers over Astros, 14-4
COCOA, Fla. (AP) — Jerry Reuss put on an impressive performance on the mound — and at the plate — as the lx)s Angeles Dodgers trounced the Houston Astros 14-4 in an exhibition baseball game.
Reuss pitched seven innings Tuesday and hit three singles.
The Dodgers took a 4-0 lead off losing pitcher Joe Niekro, but the Astros tied the game by the bottom of the third inning.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Ralph Sampson is taking them one at a time in his pursuit of one of the few things to elude him in his brilliant college basketball career—a national championship.
Sampson and the fourth-ranked Virginia Cavaliers meet the fast-flying Eagles of No.ll Boston College in the West Regional semifinals at Ogden, Utah, when the NCAA Tournament resumes Thursday night.
One slip and the 7-foot-4 Sampson’s college career — he is a three-time All-American — will be over. That is why Sampson is throwing around the old bromide about playing them one ate time.
“I probably thought about that once,” Sampson says when asked about the stigma of never having won a national championship. “I try and think about what I have to do Thursday to get the job done to get to Saturday.”
Coach Terry Holland, however, concedes his towering center may be feeling some pressure.
‘‘It’s his last turn around and, fair or not, that's the way people will label him for the rest of his life,” Holland says.
‘‘It’s definitely going to be tense because it’s that time of year when you have to win one game or you’re out, and nobody wants to go back home,” says Sampson.
Utah and No. 16 North Carolina State are paired in the other West semifinal.
Thursday’s other action is in the Mideast Regional at Knoxville, Term., where second-ranked Louisville meets No.9 Arkansas and fifth-ranked Indiana faces No.12 Kentucky.
On Friday, in the East Regional at Syracuse, N.Y., third-ranked St. John’s meets Georgia and eighth-ranked North Carolina, the defending NCAA champion, plays Ohio State. And in the Midwest Regional at Kansas City, Mo., top-rated Houston plays No.17 Memphis State and No.13 Villenova tackles Iowa. The regional winners advance to the Final Four in Albuquerque, N.M., April 2-4.
Sampson says Virginia must play better than it did last weekend in a 52-49 victory over Washington State, a game in which Sampson was held without a field goal in the second half.
“We have to rebound the basketball, run the break and play defense inside the lane and outside the lane and not give up easy shots,” Sampson says.‘T’m going to be hard on myself and the team anyway because I think we can play better always.”
Besides Virginia, the two other Atlantic Coast Conference teams in the tournament — North Carolina and North Carolina State — are still alive. The Wolfpack of N.C. State are bidding to become the Cinderella team. First, they knocked off North Carolina and Virginia on succesive days to capture the ACC tourney. In the tournament, they nipped Pepperdine 69-67 in double overtime and sixth-ranked Nevada-Las Vegas 71-70.
‘‘I’ve been waiting four years for this,” a senior engineering major shouted from the midst of the throng during the latest demonstration in Raleigh on Sunday night. ‘‘Four years."
After trailing by as many 12 points in the second half, N.C. State came back again. Thurl Bailey grabbed a missed shot and scored with four seconds left, handing UNLV only its
third loss of the season.
‘‘When we were down 12,1 just told the kids not to quit,” said Coach Jim Valvano. ‘‘I told ’em that when we do some ‘smart’ things at the end, something good usually happens.”
North Carolina expected to have its hands full with Syracuse on the Orangemen’s home court, but Ohio State altered that with a 79-74 upset of the Orangemen.
“Some of you were talking about playing Syracuse at Syracuse — that’s why you should never discuss some game that won’t come about,” North Carolina Coach Dean Smith said Tuesday.
Smith said the Buckeyes will provide problems because of the quickness of guards Ron Stokes and Troy Taylor, who account for almost 22 points per game, while 6-foot-7 forward Tony Campbell leads the team with a 19.1 average.
“I don’t think anybody is quicker than Stokes and Taylor,” Smith said. “Campbell is All-Big Ten and we think that he's just a tremendous player. If we can play defense as well as we did last Saturday (in a 68*49 victory over James Madison), then that will go a long way to helping us. Everybody I’ve talked to says they’re a better team than they were last year.”GOLFERS
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Evert-Lloyd to face Garrison
NEW YORK (AP) - Chns Evert Lloyd, intent on regaining her spot as No. I in the world in women's tennis, begins a major push tonight when she takes on Zina Garrison in the first round of the $350,000 Virginia Slims Championships of New York Lloyd, seeded second, lost the No. I spot to top seed Martina Navratilova last year, although she captured her sixth U.S. Open singles title and defeated Navratilova in the final to annex her first Australian Open crown The select 16-player field at Madison Square Garden will get underway when Sylvia Hamka of West Germany meets Kathy Rinaldi, who will turn 16 on Thursday.
Other matches tonight will send two-time U S. Open champion Tracy Austin against Virginia Ruzici of Romania, while Bettina Bunge of West Germany will take on Bonnie Gadusek.
On Thursday, other first-round pairings will pit Navratilova against Hana Mandlikova of Czechoslovakia, Evonne Goolagong of Australia against Ham Shriver. Wendy Turnbull of Australia against Barbara Potter and Billie Jean King against Andrea Jaeger.
Goolagong, who has captured Wimbledon twice, received a wild-card entry into the invitational tournament The others are the top 15 players on the Women's Tennis Association computer
Although Navratilova is heavily favored to capture her fifth title this year — she won the Virginia Slims’ stops at Washington, Houston, Chicago and Dallas, the only multiple winner in the first seven tournaments of 1983 — she is a little wary.
“You guys just about gave me the check and trophy before it started last year,” she told newsmen. “I’m not going to let you do that this time.”
[.ast year, it was the Avon Championships, and Navratilova breezed into the finals where she was upset by Hamka Navratilova lost only twice more in 1982, to her doubles teammate, Pam Shriver, in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open and to Lloyd in the final of the Australian Open.
In December, she again met Lloyd, this time in the final of the Toyota Championships, and dropped the first set She hasn’t lost a set since.
Goolagong, who has played sporadically since the birth of her second child 22 months ago, said she was looking forward to the tough competition
New York sinks Philadelphia, 89-76
The New York Knicks did a number on the Philadelphia 76ers.
Seventy-six, to be exact.
Bernard King hit 16 of 18 shots and finished with 33 points as New York defeated the 76ers 89-76 in National Basketball Association action Tuesday night.
The 76ers’ 76 points were 19 fewer than they compiled in their previous lowest-scoring game this season. And they lost for only the 10th time in 67 outings.
“Of course I’m upset," 76ers Coach Billy Cunningham said after the Knicks snapped Philadelphia's seven-game winning streak. “They deserved to win. They outplayed us. It’s as simple as that.”
Bucks 116, Celtics 108
Milwaukee pulled within two games of Boston in the race for a home-court advantage in the playoffs as Marques Johnson scored 29 points and Brian Winters 23, including the go-ahead basket with 2:07 to play. The Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter after Milwaukee outscored them 14-2 in the last three minutes of the third quarter to take a 91-80 lead.
Blazers 119. Spurs 102
Darnell Valentine, appearing in his first game since Jan. 4 because of a broken foot, and Calvin Natt led Portland's rally from behind to beat San Antonio. Valentine had eight of his 14 points in the second quarter to help the Blazers cut a 16-point deficit to six, while Natt scored nine straight points in a span of 2:15 in the third period as Portland, which outrebounded the Spurs 52-35, took the lead for good.
Lakers 123, Sonics 108
Earvm “Magic” Johnson had 23 poults, 15 rebounds and ll assists — his 12th “triple-double” of the season — to lead Los Angeles over Seattle. Jamaal Wilkes led the Lakers with 26 points.
Nuggets 130, Suns 117
Kiki Vandeweghe had 29 points and
Rob Williams sparked a rally with his passing as Denver beat Phoenix. Williams had three of his ll assists during a 10-0 rally that gave the Nuggets a 66-52 lead just before halftime.
Hawks 111, Pacers 102
Dan Roundfield scored 35 points and Johnny Davis 29 as Atlanta won its fourth straight game and handed Indiana its 16th defeat in 17 outings. Davis had six points during an 8-2 Atlanta spurt that broke a 93-93 tie.
Mavs 111, Warriors 102
Rolando Blackman squelched a Golden State rally with seven consecutive points and finished with 25 as Dallas handed the Warriors their sixth straight loss. Golden State center Joe Barry Carroll scored 34 points in defeat.
Kings 117, Cavs 94
Mike Woodson led six Kansas City players in double figures with 23 points as the Kings dealt Cleveland its sixth consecutive defeat. Woodson had IO points in the second quarter, when the Kings hit their first IO shots en route to turning a nine-point deficit into a 53-37 lead.
Pistons 134, Bulls 116
Isiah Thomas scored 33 points, Kelly Tripucka 32 and Vinnie Johnson 29 as Detroit scored virtually at will against Chicago.
Bullets 121, Jazz 98
Washington outscored Utah by IO points in both the second and third periods to overcome an early deficit against the Jazz. Jeff Ruland scored 25 points and Don Collins 24 for the Bullets.
Clippers 128, Rockets 98
Michael Brooks scored 25 points and Lionel Hollins 23 as San Diego handed hapless Houston its 56th loss in 68 games. The Clippers led by as many as 32 points after scoring 41 points in the third quarter.
Olympic command meeting set
NEW DELHI, India (AP) - The International Olympic committee meets here this week with the emphasis on new faces and changes in the high command. A new vice president is to be elected, and two new members of the executive board — the inner cabinet that plans for the Olympic Games.
The face of the IOC goes cm changing. CH the 64 members, fewer than half served under Avery Brundage, the president who defended the Olympic ideals with an iron hand from 1952 to 1972.
Nearly 30 new members have been taken on by the IOC in the last six years, many of them comparatively young men. They have to face the new problems of the Olympic movement — moat notably pressures for changes in eligibility rules — and the help the IOC can now give to world •port from the millions of dollars flooding in from television.
This session is due to consider a dozen subjects, including eligibility, the most controversial feature of the Olympics at the moment. But it is unlikely the IOC will broaden the rules or to permit athletes to take official payments for competing.
The IOC executive board is due to confer with the International Amateur Athletic Federation in Helsinki in August, on the eve of the inaugural World Track and Field Championships. No significant step is expected before then.
Meanwhile, an agreement was reached by Olympic organizers in Los Angeles and the IOC to allows professionals under 20 years of age to play in tennis matches.
Tennis is a demonstration sport at the Games and no medals will be awarded. It will be become a regular Olympic sport at the Seoul Games in 1988.
It is the first time the IOC has agreed to admit avowed professionals into Olym
Players such as Andrea Jaeger, Kathy Rinaldi and Mits Wilander would be affected.
This week’s elections follow the death of Arpad Csanadi of Hungary, a member of the board, and the end of a four-year term as vice president for Masaji Kiyokawa of Japan, a swimming gold medalist in 1932.Ashwini Kumar of India, ending his allotted span on the executive board, is running for vice president. As host of the session, welcoming and entertaining IOC members, he has a good chance of being elected.
Younger members who might be elected to the executive board include Richard Pound of Canada, 40; Peter Tallberg of Finland, 44, and Keven Gosper of Australia, 49. Nominations have to be in by Friday and elections will take place over the weekend.
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