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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 9, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas January 8A Billies drop Cougars CHS district record even By KARI MITCHELL Sports editor With their best on the court and their loudest in the the Fredericksburg Billies performed a tap dance on the Canyon Cougars Friday night that gave them a 5840 district basketball Ken Weidenfellers 14 including one unbelievable jumper late in the fourth led the Billies they watched the Cougars commit 18 total fouls and miss nine of 11 shots from the field in just the first The Billies set the pace early jumping out to a 114 lead and never looked A minimum of fouls and a very active defense stampeded the Cougars into early shots and missed By the end of the first Fredericksburg was leading Canyon bounced back in the second stanza when Jeff Stuman illustrated an underhanded jump shot for the first score of the quarter and moved the Cougars within eight points with left on the Becoming a little more con sistent and a little less they went up for 16 points during the eight minutes only two short of the A glimpse of the real Canyon team showed after losing the ball on a Jeff Kotara nabbed a rebound and raced down court for the The ball hit the but a tip from Rod Hansen put the Cougars up 25 those four minutes would be the closest theyd ever come to the Within the next three the Billies took control of the action for a 3320 halftime The third period started with a but ended with an 11 quarter Ron Kaiser com mitted four of the Billies eight fouls and gave the Cougars three points from the free throw The quarter was Fredricksburgs lowest scoring drive of the but kept them in the Despite Canyons more agressive the shooting jinx returned to haunt them in the Hitting for only nine points the first of which came with remaining the team fell prey to missed oportunity and as the Billies built up a 5337 lead and began to slow Canyon moved Craig Cloud snatched a pass during a Fredericksburg stall and after a mad race sank a jumper from the Fourteen seconds Troy Burch repeated the but couldnt get the the last bucket belonged to With 27 Cloud took a pass in traffic and hit for Rich Hansen was highpoint man for the Cougars with 10 Othe scorers Stuman with Rod Hansen with Cloud and Chuck Bell with 4 Manuel Jamareno with 3 and Burch with The Billies had two other shooters in double digits Michael Schandua with 13 and Kaiser with Other Billie scorers Dennis Thiele with Ricky Loth with 7 and Scott Hartmann and Brad Fulks with 2 Staff photo by John Senter Rich Hansen makes the pass in an earlier Canyon is now 11 in District 13 as is Junior varsity The Canyon junior varsity also lost to The Billies defeated them Lockhart New Braunfels 36 the New Braunfels Unicorns apparent inability to find someone to take charge and lead the scoring cost them a district win Friday night as the Lockhart Lions fook a 5236 decision from the The halftime score was a puny Alan Fischbeck led the Unicorns with only six The scoring was spread jaround among many members following Fischbeck was Williamson Wilson and Schultz 4 Winkler 3 and Free Wayne Stovall led Lockhart with 14 The Unicorns are now 02 in District arid Lockhart is 1 I Rangerettes outrun Cole for district win By SCOTT HARING Wire editor Julie Cappels 23 points led the Smithson Valley Rangerette girls to a 5753 win Friday night over the Cole Cougars in Rangerette Three other Rangerettes were also in double figures to help boost the team to a win in its opening district Smithson Valley used a stifling press to force numerous Cole tur novers and enough easy baskets to take a 166 firstquarter But the Cougars found the key to a press of their own and closed the score to 1714 midway through the second Outside shooting from Dawn Davis and the free throws of Darlene Garrison helped the Rangerettes pull back and SV led at The girls werent very Rangerette coach Phyllis Bonugli said after the The Rangerettes played a mantoman defense all game for the first time this and Bonugli said that may have caused some fatigue on the part of the The Rangerettes reeled off the first six points of the third but Cole fought back to stay fairly Smithson Valley had less trouble with Coles beating the zone with plays that looked just the way coaches draw them on the Dawn started to hit from the Bonugli That pulled them out of the tight zone and then we got it Coles spectacular Melanie threw up a prayer at the and when it went Cole was down by But that plus some hustling play by Jahn and a group of Cole JV players that outscreamed the home gave the Cougars new Another Jahn jumper tied the score at 42 with left in the game and forced the Rangerettes to dig deep for something They found SV scored four points to retake the but Jahn kept the Cougars Two straight Cappel layins one following a steal brought the home crowd to its But there was still time for one last Cole Kathleen Murphy missed four straight free and the Cougars converted them both into scoring On the second Garrison drew her fifth foul fighting Jahn for a loose ball and had to sit down with 54 seconds Jahn hit one of the two free throws to close the score to But Murphy redeemed After being fouled on another she hit the two free throws to make it Cole came right back down the floor and scored but Murphy got an easy bucket with six seconds left to ice the One more Cappel free throw closed out the scoring on a 5753 Rangerette Bonugli thinks the close contest will help the Rangerettes down the Since it was such a close it may build some she Cappel led the Rangerettes with 23 points followed by Garrison Davis Murphy 10 and Lynda Nicholson Jahn led the Cougars with 22 points Teri Neal had 15 and Rence Baldwin also scored 12 for Junior varsity The Smithson Valley junior varsity girls basketball team had a much easier time of things than the The Rangerettes ran away with a 64 28 win over the Cole Christene Lehmann led the Rangerettes with 20 followed by Shannon Beasley Kim Wagner Dorenda Kelley Terri Mooney 4 and Sherry Garrison AFC playoffs Snowblowerless Patriots walloped MIAMI AP David Woodley tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Bruce Hardy and set up two other scores with pinpoint passing Saturday as the Miami Dolphins ended eight years of postseason frustration with a 2813 National Football League playoff victory over the New England The triumph ended a fourgame postseason losing streak for Coach Don who had not seen his team win since Super Bowl VIII in New England hasnt won in the Orange Bowl since a thirdyear pro who averaged only 120 yards per game passing during the strikeshortened regular pierced the Patriots secondary for 246 yards on 16 of 19 His first scoring pass to with left in the second lifted Miami into a 73 and a 36yard completion to Duriel Harris set up Andra Franklins oneyard touchdown run for a 143 halftime Woodley engineered an 74 yard drive leading to Woody Bennetts twoyard scoring run late in the third quarter seven minutes tossed another twoyard touchdown pass to Hardy for a 286 lead with remaining in the New in the playoffs for the first time since 1978 and only one season after posting the worst record in the struggled all day long against the leagues topranked Two Franklin fumbles sut up field goals of 23 and 42 yards by Patriots placekicker John whose snowplowaided field goal was the gamewinner in the two clubs 12 regularseason game at Raiders overcome determined Browns LOS ANGELES AP Quar terback Jim Plunkett picked the Cleveland secondary apart passing for 386 yards as the Los Angeles Raiders topped the Browns 2710 in a firstround National Foot ball League playoff game at the Los Angeles Rookie tailback Marcus the NFLs leading scored a pair of touchdowns on runs of 2 and 3 yards as the Raiders advanced to the second round of the The whose 81 record was the best in the American Football Conference during the strike interrupted will play at home as long as they stay alive in the post season leading up to Super Bowl XVII at the Rose Bowl on Next Los Angeles will face the lowest AFC seed that sur vived the first round of Despite Plunketts outstanding passing the Raiders had a tough time disposing of the who were 45 during the regular season and seeded last among AFC playoff who completed 24 of his 37 fired a 64yard bomb to Cliff Branch on the games first scrim mage setting up a 27yard field goal by Chris The score remained 30 until Bahrs kicked a 52yard field goal early in the second The kick equaled an NFL playoff record for distance set by Clevelands Lou Groza against the Los Angeles Rams in Plunkett guided the Raiders on an eightplay touchdown drive on their next with Allens first TD making it but the Browns tied the score on a 43yard scoring pass from Paul McDonald to Ricky Feacher with left in the first The Raiders went ahead to stay on a 37yard field goal by Chris Bahr with six seconds remaining in the The Browns threatened to score after taking the secondhalf moving deep into Los Angeles but Lyle Alzados bone crushing tackle of Charles White forced a fumble that was recovered by Jeff Barnes of the Raiders at the Los Angeles 11yard The Raiders then marched 89 yards on 12 plays with Allen scoring his second giving Los Angeles a 2010 The Raiders made it 2710 early in the fourth quarter on a 1yard run by Frank capping an 11play who scored 14 touchdowns during the regular rushed for 72 yards on 17 carries and caught six passes for 75 McDonald completed 18 of his 37 passes for 281 He was sacked six A crowd of attended the which was blacked out There were tickets meaning there were only 691 no The Coliseum capacity for Raider games is about Scott Haring Oiler solution new not new coaches it wants to hang Ed Following the most popular coach the Houston Oilers ever had and theyve had so many is difficult but following him with a 18 season lets just say Biles has spent a lot of time looking over his shoulder for mobs with buckets of tar and sacks of When Earl Campbell averages a puny yards per carry and finishes ninth in the when the offense and the defense both rank 26th out of 26 somethings And since you cant fire the the reasoning its time to fire the right In the Oilers it is definitely time to fire the Not every one of them just a Jot of Well start with the offensive a group of outquicked and generally out played men who would have trouble even making some other NFL Injuries didnt either 1 pick Mike Munchak broke an ankle the first game back from the and the Oilers were forced by injuries to start four different players in one spot over the Campbell would not blame the line for his I won with these guys he Ill lose with them But the point these arent the guys the Oilers won with in 1979 and Gone is Carl Mauck Bob Young retired and Leon Gray traded to New Orleans but not playing for Gone is Tim whos still with the Oilers but has been con verted to tight The present line cant even open holes for a great back like Earl Camp And Archie Manning and Gifford Nielsen have spent most of the season meeting the defensive linemen of the NFL up close and Then theres the Its not entirely populated with bad players Robert Brazile and Gregg Bingham and Mike Reinfeldt are all excellent football There just arent enpugh of and the weak spots are easily It was hoped that young defensive backs Willie Tullis and Bill Kay would develop and take away jobs from less talented starters that hasnt happened The line is in serious the only anchor being Elvin who was supposed to retire at the end of the season unless the Oiler management can talk him out of But theres The Oiler management and Biles have concluded that the way to build a successful team is through the Theyre And for the first time since the Oilers have draft choices in all of the first five including the 2 pick The Oilers need practically so it will be tough to imagine them not having a good draft unless they cave in to pressure and draft a hotshot quarterback like John Elway or Tony Eason or Dan Marino in the first Despite the glamor and the hoopla surrounding such a bigname the last thing the Oilers need is a Manning and Nielsen both played well this and Oliver Luck of West Virginia is still hanging waiting for his Other than the Oilers could use just about I hope they take offensive and defensive Another One good draft wont do The Oilers are so far theyll be lucky to get to next even with a spec tacular Houston is at least two drafts away from The tarandfeather bunch had better remember The draft is a few months The playoffs are here and I said at the beginning of the season remember our football section in September that the Cowboys would win it and do it over San Im not as rocksolid sure now as I was but those two are still not bad San Diego has to get past Pittsburgh and Dallas is in a bit of a Perhaps the Raiders would be a better choice in the Well
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