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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Wilson picked to play in AllStar football game Sports calendar i New Braunfels senior runningback Earl Wilson was recently selected ai one of 34 players to the Texas High School Coaches NorthSouth AllStar Football Hes joining a real elite said NB Athletic director Jim Streety in a phone conversation Were really proud and excited for The game is scheduled for Wed July at the University of TexasArlington The week of camp as in previous be held at Texas Christian due to the work scheduled for the AmonCarter the game was Coaching the South Allstars will be Huntsvilles Joe Only three other New Braunfels High School players have been invited to Wilson joins Terry Tausch 1977 and Greg Chafin BatebaU April IS New Braunfels at Canyon district Track April 16 Canyon boys at Cuero Smithson Valley Boys at Pflugervllle April 23 Regional IV girls track Members of New Braunfels and Canyon track teams will compete at GregoryPortland High School in Corpus Christ while members of the Smithson Valley team will compete at Texas in Austin Sportsfest Through April Roundup Ski LaCrosse and Rugby tourney begin Saturday on Auditorium Call Austin Chamber of 5124789383 for more Golf Landa Golf Course weekly Sunday Golf Fest Tourney April Landa Golf During the the course will be closed to all outside Turkey season April 16May 1 for Comal Hunters may shoot one Smitbson Valley boys take 263A tennis title The Smithson Valley boys tennis team made it a clean sweep in District 263A this week when they captured the district title at Fair Oaks courts in Phil Wildberger led the taking first in the He beat Boernes Kirk in the The girls tennis team had also won the district title earlier on the same Both teams are coached by Terry in her first year at Smithson The Rangers also got a second place finish from the doubles team of Jamie Booth and Calvin They lost In the finals to Randolphs Benji Yarn and Todd Smithson Valleys 30 points took first in the followed by Boerne with 25 and Randolph with Booth and Madison all qualify for the Region IV3A tennis tournament in to be held May 4 and Sports April 6A Nine in a row Astros fall to in 14 innings LOS ANGELES AP Joe Niekro says the Houston Astros losing streak is But the pitch that Los Angeles Dodgers Steve Yeager hit in the bottom of the 14th inning Wed nesday night a Frank LaCorte he called it was no It went for a tworun the Dodgers their fourth win in a and it left Houston 09 and in the record The Astros now have the dubious distinction of sharing the modern National League record for most losses at the start of a season with the 1918 Brooklyn 1919 Boston Braves and 1962 New York How can we play every game so close and lose them all wondered Of the Astros nine three have been by one run and five by two The other was an opening night 167 defeat to the and they were in that for five If we were playing and getting blown out of I could Niekro But this is Its Ray Knight Its beyond Manager Bobby Lillis Our guys have nothing to be ashamed well see what everyones made The Astros were one out away from winning the first game of the series with the but lost that one in 11 They lost Tuesday 3 and they were in the seventh when Los Angeles rookie Greg Brock cracked a tworun And they were in the when Steve Sax stroked a runscoring single to tie the in the Derrel Thomas doubled after two were out and then who hadnt homered since last June until he hit one Tuesday won the game with a shot into the leftcenter I wasnt thinking home he I was looking for a certain pitch with first base LaCorte made a I was lucky to capitalize and I hit it as hard as I The win went to Pat the sixth Los Angeles He entered the game with a 111 career record against took the Both clubs are idle Houston returns home to meet Montreal while Los Angeles is at home against San In the dirt New Braunfels third baseman Mike Espinoza dives for a hardhit ground ball in action from the Fredericksburg At the midpoint of the District 134A Fredericksburg leads with a 60 followed by New Braunfels and Lockhart at 4 Staff photo by John Senter Gonzales and Kerrville Tivy are all and Hays is The second goround begins and the Unicorns will travel across town to play Canyon at Canyons home park at Baylor lead hoop recruiting race Rangers still lead AL West Cleveland tops 43 CLEVELAND AP When pitcher Len Barker heard his Cleveland Indians teammates grumbling in the he refused to be A lot of the guys were complaining about Charlie Houghs Barker But the Rangers took him out and we got to the other relying almost exclusively on his wellknown started for the Texas Rangers on Wednesday and limited Cleveland to two runs on six hits through six But he grew tired and benched himself in the and the Indians jumped on reliever Mike Mason for two quick runs that gave them a 43 Mike Hargrove doubled in Chris Bando to tie the score 33 in the and Bake McBride poked a twoout single to left to score Hargrove with the winning who had struck out twice in three at bats against was happy to face someone else when the game was on the You cant be timid when a guy throws a ball like Hargrove Youve got to get up there and One time itll break in on you and the next time it goes away from I said to the umpire on one That ball was a little wasnt it He Im struggling just like you Hough had pitched four scoreless in nings Sunday in his first appearance since undergoing minor knee surgery during spring I wouldnt say it was the four innings Hough But just having nine innings in spring and then youve got a cold day I stiffened up a little I was honest with Manager Doug Rader and told If you can get another guy out we might be better Not trying to protect a 32 walked who moved into scoring position when Julio Franco laid down a twostrike Julios a good Indians Manager Mike Ferraro I have a lot of faith in him getting the ball The Indians had taken a 10 lead in the first when Toby Harrah bunted for a single and came all the way around on Andre Thorntons fly ball single to Texas came back with two in the second on George Wrights tworun By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Baylor and Texas two of the doormats of the Southwest Conference basketball race this past season got the future off to a promising start by landing some prize schoolboy basketball which overcame everyone but Houston in the race for the SWC also nabbed some top high school players Wednesday on national signing Baylor signed bluechip Dallas Kimball guard Dwayne rated as the top player in the Dallas Fort Worth The 5inch picked on the Dallas Tims Herald coaches list of top Texas averaged almost 18 points per game and was recruited by many Haller also signed 66 forward James who averaged points per game for Jacksonville Texas Baptist Junior College Jody a 67 forward from who averaged 26 points and 16 rebounds per game and 63 guard Dave Reichert of Highland who averaged 19 points and eight assists per We got a really good some real good said Im thrilled with these four Texas Coach Bob Weltlich also had reason to be He signed guards Marcus Bolden of Killeen and Mike Hess of Newport 68 forward Jerry Holmes of Long view and 69 forward Raynard Davis of San Antonio Sam another Dallas Times Herald blue averaged points and rebounds for Sam Holmes is a good rebounder and an excellent defensive said He gives us muscle Holmes scored 15 points and averaged 10 rebounds per Bolden averaged 23 points per game and six assists while Hess was a 12 pointspergame Arkansas signed 68 Jay Crane of Haltom High School as Coach Eddie Sutton made his presence felt in Kansas and Crane averaged 14 points and 9 rebounds per Sutton also got Hunter a 64 guard from Blue Valley Springs High School in McDonald averaged 22 points per The Razorbacks also signed 66 guard Kevin the player of the year in Rehl averaged points per game and was the third leading scorer in the states Southern Methodist Coach Dave Bliss signed Idaho schoolboy player of the 64 guard Scott Johnson of who averaged 21 points per game and shot 51 percent from the field and 78 percent from the foul Bliss had signed Terry a 69 forward from Free a former teammate of SMU guard Butch averaged 24 points and 15 rebounds per The Southwest Conference champion Houston who lost by two points in the national title signed Nederland guard Jamie Spurs take two from Lakers playoff race tight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The six teams battling for the final four National Basketball Association playoff berths would love to do what the San Antonio Spurs two games in one New Kansas City and Denver all won Wednesday night to help their postseason while Atlantas loss to the Kings hurt its The who have already clinched the Midwest Division needed just three seconds to add one game to the win column against Los Angeles and then won the regularly scheduled contest 114109 over the The first game had been suspended since 30 after the NBA ruled that officials improperly made a jumpball call that helped the Lakers win in double On Wed the game was restarted with the Spurs ahead 116114 with three seconds left in Los Angeles guard Norm Nixon tried to miss his free throw on purpose so a teammate could get the but San Antonio got possession when Nixon missed the San Antonios Johnny Moore was fouled and he hit one of two free throws to seal the longawaited In games crucial to the New York beat New Jersey 108100 to pull into fifth place in the onehalf game ahead of Washington and The Bullets stayed close with a 9576 rout of while the Hawks fell 114103 to Kansas In the the Kings victory put them into fifth onehalf game ahead of idle Por tland and one game ahead of which beat Houston In both two of the three contending teams will make the Gene Banks hit 19 of 22 field goal attempts and scored a careerhigh 44 points for San Antonio in its 48minute defeat of the The winner of the Pacific led 7675 after a layup by Michael but the Spurs scored 10 of the next 14 points and never trailed Bullets 76 Washington manhandled Eastern Con ference champion Philadelphia as Ricky Sobers and Jeff Ruland scored 17 points The who will clinch a playoff spot if they can win their last three led by as many as 21 points and held allstars Andrew Toney and Julius Erving to eight and seven while Moses Malone didnt play because of a knee Knicks Nets 100 Louis Orr and seven other New York players scored in double figures as the Knicks beat their crossriver Orr scored 11 of his 13 points during a 2512 fourthquarter run that turned an 8080 the 17th deadlock of the into a 10592 lead Kings Hawks 103 Kansas City won the pairing of playoff contenders as Ray Williams scored 32 points and Eddie Johnson 27 against The who have won five games in a faces Houston on Friday and Denver on which got 31 points from Johnny needs a victory over Milwaukee Saturday to keeps its hopes Nuggets Rockets 112 Denver stayed alive in the Western Con ference playoff race as Kiki Vandeweghe scored 28 Dan Issel 27 and Alex English 26 against The Nuggets play host to Dallas Friday and Kansas City Pistons Celtics 101 Kelly Tripucka and Isiah Thomas led a fourthquarter surge for Detroit as playoff bound Bostons starters Tripucka had three baskets and Thomas two during a 142 Pistons run after the Celtics had cut a 15point deficit to The surge came at the expense of Bostons Pacers Bucks 90 Indiana snapped a sevengame losing streak as Billy Knight scored 21 including 11 in a row in the second Knights streak increased a onepoint lead to The who had lost to Milwaukee 12 straight times in the last two won for only the 20th time in 80 Bulls Cavaliers 98 Chicago scored the first 13 points in the fourth quarter to overcome Cleveland and end a sevengame loss Jawann Oldham had five points and Quintin who led the Bulls with 20 added four during the Streak that gave Chicago an 88 76 Suns Sonics 96 Phoenix won its 10th game in 11 outings as Kyle Macy scored 24 points and rookie Rory White had nine points in the pivotal fourth The game was tied 7777 after three quar but White scored the first five points of the fourth when the Suns outscored Seattle The loss ended an eightgame losing streak Mavericks Jazz 99 Reserve guard Elston Turner scored nine of his 13 points in the fourth period to help Dallas defeat Darrell Griffith led the Jazz with 28 Warriors Clippers 92 Golden State handed San Diego its sixth straight loss behind Purvis Shorts 29 points and Eric Floyds Floyd had 12 points in the first period as the Warriors raced to a 3722 advantage and led the rest of the
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