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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Simmons says yes to UT as signing deadline hits By DENNE FREEMAN At Hawkins High assistant principal Dwayne AP Snorts Writer Mickey said bluechip running back Ed Simmons would sign Atkins is a who rushed for j Sports Calendar By DENNE FREEMAN AP Sports Writer Southern Methodist signed two Parade Magazine schoolboy defensive lineman Terrance Mann of Detroit Cooley High and tight end Albert Reese of Temple But the Mustangs still were wondering what rusher Jeff Atkins of Fort Worth Eastern Hills had on his The 240pound rated the 10 prospect in the nation by The Sporting and bluechip Reese joined the Mustangs along with Class 5A AllState fullback linebacker Jerry Ball of champion Beaumont West Texas Tech Coach Jerry Moore announced the signing of Class 4A AllState running back Ricky Boysaw of At Hawkins High assistant principal Dwayne Hickey said bluechip running back Ed Simmons would sign with the University of Texas at in the school Many oral commitments started becoming official at 8 when the cream of the Texas high school crop could begin signing nationally binding letters of Southwest Conference head coaches couldnt be there with pen in hand because of an NCAA They waited nervously by the Fort Worth Eastern Hills Coach Roland Maclin said Atkins would sign at along with wide receiver Andrew Both had commited verbally to who stands weighs 215pounds and runs like a rushed for yards and 38 touchdowns last He has been compared to Eric Dickerson and Herschel Atkins is a who rushed for yards and scored 25 He lias tremendous leg drive and Texas scored big in the early signing AllState defensive end Rod Saddler of bluechip lineman Jay Muller of and the top running back in Keith Woodside of Woodside had yards rushing despite missing two games with The Aggies also signed highly regarded running back Rod Bernsteine of Bryan and quarterback Jay Hess of Hess passed for over yards last eclipsing the state schoolboy record for a single season established by Todd Dodge of Port Arthur Basketball 10 Hays at New Braunfels girls final game of Canyon girls at Kerrville Tivy final game of 11 Canyon boys at Cole at Smithson Valley New Braunfels boys at Gonzales at Canyon Smithson Valley boys at Boerne final game of 18 Canyon boys at Kerrville Tivy final game of Hays at New Braunfels boys final game of If your group would like have your local sports event appear in the HeraldZeitung sports mail it to Drawer New TX Sports Fobmaiy 1983 8A Cant ask for more NB attack almost stops Tivys Baker By KAW MITCHELL Sports editor Kerrville Tivy brought its Joe Baker Show back to town Tuesday night but the i5 postman with the spectacular slam dunk didnt quite get the reception he thought he Expecting the New Braunfels Unicorns he met and defeated in Kerrville Baker seemed surprised by his low gamehigh score of 22 points and his teams 5949 This was quite a he They the Unicorns seemed much im proved on their defense a lot better and quicker than the last time we played They closed me off underneath a couple of times where I couldnt thought they had us til the they dropped those fouls and we had it The subsequent 12 points from the free throw line and an added two buckets from Danny Schultea halted the New Braunfels attack and kept the Antlers undefeated and securely atop district New Braunfels falls to We thought we had a real good chance going said NB coach Cliff We had improved enough to play them a Hood game and for a while there we even had them talking to You cant ask for Both teams came off the boards fast in the first quarter trading a twopoint lead and a tie for the first seven New Braunfels took the first lead at Tivy tied it up with a Baker reverse and then went into a mantoman press which ended in another tie at When the Unicorns missed two straight turns under the Tivy surged to an 86 lead but a Rick Schultz layup and a Alan Fishbeck rainbow again had the score tied this time at In the remaining Tivy managed to keep NB from scoring and went ahead 128 at the When the second quarter started with a Gordon Bartling tip in and a Schultz block and New Braunfels began to steal the Outscoring the Antlers 2115 with their own brand of worry and the Unicorns held broke up Tivys manto man held Baker to four points and took the quarter at A Tivy stall and tie attempt with 31 to go ended in a Chris Winkler rebound and the Three straight unanswered NB buckets began the third quarter and gave the Unicorns a 3527 but the Antlers soon began their Aided by NBs team foul trouble and Bakers turnaround jumper and subsequent 10 they again had the game 3939 with to The Unicorns lost their next possession on but regained control when Schultz swiped a pass and tossed to Wilson for an inside two and a 4139 Tivys Schultea tied it up with 22 left in the quarter to put the final at New Braunfels held on to a tight game through the first three minutes of the fourth taking a 4341 lead on another Wilson inside job but eight fouls and too many rim glancers soon had the Antlers pulling Winkler fouled out with to go and Tivy took the quarter 188 and the game We got into a team foul situation early in the said and gave them to many one and But I still think we did a great The kids never gave up and did as good a job of sand wiching Baker as He was stopped but with their kind of its hard to stop the whole We were even with them until the but they were just better than us The whole team showed a really fine effort and as long as we can do we feel like we Fischbeck was recognized by Wilkins for his leadership and ability to get Tivy out of their mantoman He was also tremendous on Highpoint man for the Unicorns was Wilson with Greg Bender and Winkler had 11 Schultz and Gordon Bartling had 4 Fischbeck and Brent Free had 2 each and Jeff Reeh had Baker led the Antlers with 22 points while Schultea had Scott Henry had Randy Crick and Raymond Juarez had 6 each and Todd Reynolds had Junior varsity Mike Galloways 19 points and David Caddells 10 led the New Braunfels Junior varsity basketball team over Kerrville Tivy 4742 Tuesday Other scorers were Randy Long with Doug Campbell and Bill Fox with 4 Kenan Ikels with 3 and Mike Wofford with Halftime score was Stuman give CHS boost Led by outstanding performances from Mike Garza and Stuman who Scored 24 and 17 the Canyon Cougars survived an Antonian third quarter comeback to take a 6359 nondistrict basketball victory Tuesday We played really good team said coach David and it really showed in the fourth Both Stuman and Garza put out a heck of an effort and I think this may have been Stuman best game He played against whose the nineth or tenth highest scorer in San and shut him If we had been playing all long like were playing we could have been in playoff Keying the defense to Anotonians Carlos the third highest scorer in San the Cougars had jumped up to a substantial lead in the second quarter when Balido suddenly went He fell on his knee half way through the said And since we had built our whole defense around shutting him when he went they began to do pretty By halftime the score was Taylor had nothing but praise for his teams second half effort recognizing Rich Chuck Bell and Ronnie Rittiman for outstanding Rit the teams leading assist and steal added 11 four steals and 6 rebounds to his playing at a new position for is finally settling down and beginning to play like we expected him said Hes our leading rebounder and had seven last Stuman had Other CHS scorers Bell with Hansen with Rittiman with 4 and Thomas Haeussler and Troy Burch with 2 Staff photos by Cindy Richardson NBs Gordon Bartling takes the pass as Henry Scott 40 and Joe Baker 44 look Gretzky takes allstar honors AP Its a certainty that Wayne Gretzky will never forget the 35th National Hockey League AllStar As a matter of neither will Pelle He should share the Most Valuable Players car with said the Philadelphia Flyers goalie who will always be remembered as the man who gave up Gretzkys record four goals in the NHLs midseason showcase The stunning performance earned the blondhaired Edmonton center the MVP prize and the Campbell Conference a surprisingly easy 93 victory over the Wales Conference at the Nassau Coliseum Tuesday I tried as hard as I added but it sure was Gretzkys performance was all the more remarkable for its He packed all of his goals into the third period to help turn a close game into a This might be my 1 all time said Until my team wins the Stanley this is as big a thrill as Ill It was all the more considering the way Gretzky had played in the first two He mishandled the puck several and generally found himself out of the flow of the I just didnt play well at all in the first two periods he But it seemed in the third period things went especially Part of the reason that Gretzky got his game together was the help of Jari Kurd and Mark two linemates from Without my Gretzky Im not going to accomplish what I did They were just Until Gretzky got it was a competitive The Wales Conference led 21 after one period on goals by Quebecs Michel Goulet and Bostons Ray Winnipegs Dave Babych had the only Campbell score in the first 20 Canyons Chuck Bell goes Mavs move in AP For the Dallas breakthroughs in the National Basketball Association are starting to come in After recording their firstever victory at Portland on the Mavericks chalked up win 1 in the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday night by beating the Phoenix Suns It also was Dallas fifth straight road win a club record and llth victory in its last 14 games overall to give the Mavericks sole possession of second place in the Midwest Were on a said Dallas Coach Dick Were playing Our bodies are These kids work like hell and even our practices are fierce these I tell them they should play like its their last We might not win but itll be a good Mark Aguirre had a gamehigh 28 points and Jay Vincent scored 10 of his 22 in the final four minutes to seal the Mavericks first victory here in seven The score was tied 27 times before Vincents jumper put Dallas ahead to stay at 9492 with left in the fourth Vincents jumper and free throws in an eightsecond span padded the Mavericks lead to 10497 with 46 seconds He First victory in Phoenix gives Dallas sole posession of Midwests second place added two more free throws with 22 seconds to go plus a layin with three seconds left to close out the scoring and snap Phoenixs threegame winning We did the right thing at the right said the NBAs fifthleading scorer who has carried his team of fensively Phoenix was used to us posting up most of the game so we posted up for a decoy a couple times at the end and hit Jay for the j who had 16 secondhalf said were just playing well together and Mark is on a For us to something like that has to now 2424 on the also got 18 points from Rolando Blackman and 13 from Brad Aguirre and Kurt Nimphius each had 10 rebounds as the Mavericks enjoyed a 177 edge on the backboards in the pivotal fourth They did an excellent job on the offensive especially in the second said Suns Coach John They just seemed to be a step ahead of us all We seem to lack the zip you need to have in this league to Blackmans jumper with seven seconds left in the second period gave the Mavericks a 4846 halftime lead after the score had been tied 15 times in the first two Aguirre scored eight of his 12 firsthalf points in the first period as Dallas forged a 2121 He had 13 thirdperiod but Phoenix got eight from Larry Nance and six from Maurice Lucas to take a shortlived 7673 lead into the final Walt Davis led Phoenix 3021 with 21 13 coming in the second while Nance wound up with 19 and Lucas 18 plus a gamehigh 16 Nance had four blocked shots to set a new club record with 119 so far this Suns 7foot backup center James acquired in a trade Monday with played just three minutes and was held DALLAS 112 Aguirre 1227 46 Vincent 815 66 Cummings 39 00 Blackman 715 44 Davis 46 55 Garnett 33 34 Turner 02 00 Nimphius 35 12 Ransey 36 36 Thomp son 01000 Totals 4389 PHOENIX 100 Lucas 617 67 Nance 813 34 Adams 514 00 Davis 1022 00 Johnson 415 44 Pittman 00 00 White 36 22 Macy 27 22 Scott 23 22 High 01 00 Edwards 0100 0 Totals
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