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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Sports HftraldZritwif Octobtf Boddickers golden arm fires 14ks at White Sox BALTIMORE AP Mike Boddicker spent part of his day installing a CB radio in his Gary Roenicke used the time to play with his Then they went to and helped the Baltimore Orioles escape a dangerous situation in the American League Cham pionship a 28yearold registered a record tying 14 strikeouts and a veteran at age hit a tworun homer and scored two other runs Thursday night as the Orioles beat the Chicago White Soi 40 to tie the series at one game The bestoffive championship set resumes tonight in with Rich pitching for the White Sox against Baltimores Mike and the situation facing them is drastically different than if the White Sox had won Game Since the league championship series began in no team has ever dropped the first two at home and come back to win the a point not lost on either I feel an awful lot better than I did last Baltimores Joe Altobelli Am I happy with a split Not said Chicagos Tony Boddicker became the first rookie to hurl a shutout in AL championship limiting the White Sox to five His 14 strikeouts were a career high and the most by an American League pitcher this but his chief thought after the game was more of of pain than All I have in mind right now is he said as he waited for reporters questions to end so he could soak his tired right Told he had struck out 14 the resident grimaced and said No wonder my arm Boddicker inflicted some pain himself Thursday both physically and He tied a championship series record by hitting two Tom Paciorek and Greg And the White Sox conceded that they were constantly out of tempo with his curves and He kept his breaking ball and theres nothing you can do with a low breaking said Chicagos slugging Ron who had a single and a He changes speed so we were swinging at bad said third baseman Vance They look but by the time you start to swing you know theyre We werent patient Boddickers 14 strikeouts tied a playoff record set by Detroits Joe Coleman in 1972 and matched by Pittsburghs John Candelaria in But the historic day started like any he A friend came over and we talked about the Then I installed a CB in my said whose citizens band handle is Until he got to Memorial Roenickes day also was rather I have two ages 1 and and I spent the day with the leftfielder We went out and bought a toy and we watched movies and washed the Sampson makes big splash in pro opener against Dallas DALLAS AP Ralph Sampsons longawaited professional debut drew raves Thursday night from everyone except himself and his The millionaire rookie of the Houston Rockets scored 24 collected six blocked two hit a threepointer and had four assists in Houstons 122111 National Basketball Association exhibition loss to the Dallas All in 30 I made mental mistakes and I have a long way to said the Virginia AilAmerican who was the 1 pick in the NBA Sampson played a sporadic game and his shot selection was which caused us to have to defend against some fast said Coach Bill Im not disappointed with Hell get Sampson hit 11 of 23 attempts from the field and the only free throw he Most of his field goals came from deep in the corner or at the top of the free throw Hes a great outside said Dallas Coach Dick He did float outside quite a Hes just an ex cellent outside Teammate Elvin Hayes said Sampson did some real good things for his first He shot the ball real Hes just trying to get a feel for what is happening but thats what the exhibition season is He blocked some shots and I think he is a very aggressive He is also a very intellegent Sampson said he wasnt trying to be a oneman Im not trying to be God and win the thing myself because I know thats he It takes all 11 or have no personal goals as far as points or rebounds or Sampson played longer than he thought he would and added Im in a lot better shape than I He had been bothered by fluid on his knees during early practice ssessions but showed no problems against the Todays games Staff photo by John Senter Unicorn Kim Wright grimances after blocking a spike from Canyons Susie Cuddy Tuesday as sister Kelly looks NB fells to Hays Unicorns drop match to Hays Their it were The New Braunfels ap prently thinking more about Thur sdays accident involving classmate Julie Clonts and the about the can celled homecoming fell to the Hays Rebels 156 Thursday night at the New Braunfels It certainly isnt an and we talked about it before the but it seemed like their minds were preoccupied thinking about Julie Unicorn Coach Claudia Perry I dont know how to get kids their age to put their feelings on hold until the match is I guess thats a discipline that comes with And age is something the Unicorns just dont New Braunfels had only four players with varsity ex perience before the and the season has turned out to be a roller coaster the Unicorns rolled with a young you have to take two steps backward for every one Perry Im trying to talk myself into the fact that were making Perry said the team played poorly in almost every aspect of the Except where the Unicorns missed only two serves all night and recorded seven Kim Wright had three of those and she added a block and six kills to lead the New Braunfels reactions to the ball were very the coach It was almost as though there was a partition where the net and we didnt see the ball until it came onto our Perry I think that was the main difference I talked about with the and they agreed with The Unicorns fell to 13 in district play with the NEW BRAUNFELS HAYS total Assists in parentheses Donna Winktet Teresa Thomas 1 0a 1 Dawn Cook 2024 Heather Seay 1 Tracy Shoemake 0112 Kim Wright 31610 Dana Mills 0000 Lisa McKinnis 0000 Kelly Wright fr 000 Rhonda Heed 0000 Totals 7 2 12 21 Cougars Billies Canyon in 134A at Fraderickaburg in 13 8 The Cougars first road trip is a tough as they need a victory to stay in the district Fredericksburgs defense has been the teams biggest strength this year it shut out Hays last week and has allowed only 18 points the last four The Billies can either grind it out or throw long on offense but so can the Injuries Lineman Mike Minatreas only action will be on deep as he is slowed by a torn Running back Billy Rudelitsch sprained an ankle last but he should be ready to Bulldogs Rangers Bandara 411 at Smithton Valley The Rangers Homecoming game is also the district so theres double motivation for Smithson Un theres also double trouble in the passing of Tim Butler and the running of James Banderas top Bandera has an explosive Rangers Coach Stan Irvine The Bandera defense is extremely aggressive as The Rangers are slowly coming having won their last two Injuries Shawn Butler and James Rust have sore knees and Steve Stohner and Mike Irvine sore but all are expected to Jons Unicorns Lockharl 01 in 134A at Naw 14 In 8 New is alto celebrating Homecoming this with the skidding Lions at the which has lost two tailbacks to injuries already this played to a scoreless tie with Dal Valla two weeks ago and lost to Kerrvilla Tivy 286 last The are beat up and bruised attar last weeks dual with but Coach Jim Straaty expected almost everyone to be raady to Injuries lineman Tim Doty is doubtful after hyperex tanding an elbow last Weston Pacharzina has a sore but should Sttaaty Spurs lose opener AP Dominique Wilkins scored 11 and grabbed 10 Thursday night to Wad the Atlanta Hawks to a 124108 victory over tha San Antonio Spun in the first National Basketball Association exhibition game for both Phillies seek punch in home park PHILADELPHIA AP The Philadelphia Phillies must find their bats if they hope to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship The Phillies have scored just 15 runs in 14 games against the Dodgers this including one in each of the first two games of the bestoffive which is tied Phillies Manager Paul Owens was asked if he could pinpoint the Phillies failure to score against Los Darn good Dodgers snapped The Phillies lefthanded hitters took hitting practice Thursday in a voluntary workout for todays third game in the set to start at The Dodgers are scheduled to go with righthander Bob and Owens will use lefthanded hitters Joe Lefebvre and Greg Gross in the outfield in place of right handers Sixto Lezcano and Garry Owens is optimistic that the hitting which carried the club in its September stretch drive to the NL East title will We hit the ball a lot better Wednesday night than we did Owens But we hit into three doubleplays and that always takes the wind out of any I think were swinging better than we did earlier against this Owens was happy to get out of Los Angeles with a You go on the other guys turf you have to feel fortunate to get I never thought it would be a These are two evenly matched It well could go to a fifth Although the Phillies havent hit much in the first two the Dodgers are nothing to brag They averaged to for the Mike who contributed a nice running catch of a liner by Joe Morgan to save a couple of runs in the sixth inning Wednesday has left 10 on Sure Im said who hit in the stretch for the My defense did not make up for it lack of Im like anyone I want to get a hit every time I go Marshall Marshall said he expected to get a lot of chances to get some hits in The Phillies are going with rookie pitcher Charles Hudson in game Ive got a lot of confidence in said Hes partly responsible for us being the manager said of the youngster who posted an 88 record after being called up May from Portland in the Pacific Coast Owens isnt concerned that Hudson lost twice to the Dodgers in the regular He worked 12 23 allowed 11 hits and six runs for a earned run All the runs were He allowed one home struck out 10 and walked Hudson isnt trying to fool He admits hes The 24yearold right hander said hes trying to treat this as just another But I know everyone in the nation will be Hudson who won important games from Montreal and Pittsburgh in the battle for the East said the Expos and Pirates had more lefthanded The Dodgers have more righthanded power and as a righthander this will be an advantage to Hudson Hudsons probably was the best pitcher for the Dodgers in the He was 1512 during the beat the Phillies pitching a Von Hayes fourth inning single was the only hit in that 10 Welch also has league championship appearing in four He won game one from the Phillies in He was 04 in three relief stints against Montreal in TexasOU annual war heads SWC list Saturday Reserve forward Ricky Brown had II points and 10 rebounds the Ha took a HV lead at the end of the first quarter and never trailed Rookie guard Clam Rivera added 17 while veteran fttavds Eddie Johnson and Johnny added 15 and U potato respectively iaa Antonio was lad by George Gervin with 14 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The eyes of the nation will be on the Cotton Bowl Saturday afternoon when 2 ranked Texas meets 8rated Oklahoma but the game of most im portance to the Southwest Conference football race will occur several hours later and 20 miles Southern ranked 19 and owning a 20game unbeaten will host in Texaa Stadium a team that annually gives the Mustangs a the Baylor Seven of the last eight games between SMU and Baylor have been laataecond Since the two schools have split SMU won 2J19 in Waco last Its always a good aaid Baylor Coach Grant Theyve beaten us tha last two Theyre The Bean are fresh off a 4231 thumping of Houston while SMU routed TexaaArUngton SMU Coach Bobby who has yet to tee bis team lose since he became the Mustang DOM two years You have to be impressed with a team that beat Brigiuun There is no doubt they will be fired up or Last year they really abut us They had us down Whik Texaa was a fourpoint favorite over the Mustangs were a 7point choice over the In other games involving SWC Texas Tech was a 10point favorite over New Texas Christian was picked by 9 points over and Texaa A4M was a 2point selection over The Texas Aggies will have a new starting quarterback at the freshman Kevin when they host the Murray replaces the much heralded John who has yet to get the Aggie off enae into Houston also has made some changes at quar terback with Quince Harris and Gerald Landry taking over from senior Lionel Oklahoma Coach Barry Switzer said the Longhorns will be the best team weve faced They probably will have the best defense we will see all Ha Its a typical Texas one that doesnt beat uses the kicking game and comes after you Switiar the 1 team in the country is prababiy Nebraska on offense and Texas on Texas Coach Fred Akers is 42 versus the Sooners since ha replaced Darreil Oklahoma won H 9 last year with Marcus DuPree breaking a 43yard touchdown Our game with Oklahoma is one of a small aumbar of true classics in intercollegiate said Its always very exciting and a tough physical White to direct band if Texas falls to OU DENISON AP If the resolution of a longoverdue football bet was somewhat the outcome of this years wager will be one to beat the Texas Mark White played host to Oklahoma George Nigh Thursday night at a fish fry to pay off a wager made bet ween Nigh and thenTexas Bill Clements over the outcome of the 1982 OklahomaTexas college football The Sooners defeated the in the played at the Cotton Bowl in who defeated Clements in the 1982 assumed the responsibility of paying off the The fish fry was sponsored by the 300member Lake Texoma a promotional organisation comprised of both Texans and Both governors arrived at the held on the Texas side of the about 90 minutes Nighs plane was diverted from Durant because of a thun derstorm and landed about 30 seconds behind Whites plane at an airport in Grayson a Nigh spokesman In brief remarks before the both governors referred to a pouring rainahower that kept the 900 gueata huddled underneath This rain is just Sooner tears over their upcoming White while Nigh called the rain Gods tears for White and Nigh agreed that as a wager for this years OklahomaTexas immediately after the the losing governor will have to direct the winning teams band in a ren dition of that teams fight song either The Eyea of Texas or Boomer
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