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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 5, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas Sports HvraldZrltuftf January MU WHITAKER PHELAN COLEY STAHL SIERRA BENSON DOTY Unicorns tionor top athletes from fall sports By DAVID KING Sports editor Suspense was not the highlight of Wed nesday nights New Braunfels Unicorn Booster Club fall sports The nights most prestigous the Iron Man held no suspense at The presented by Wilfred Schlather of the local National went to Tim a twotime alldistrict and all Centex performer for the Unicorn football The which goes to the player who epitomizes the values and qualities a Unicorn should Schlather was voted to the senior lineman by his In another Kim the state Class 4A was named the outstanding performer for the girls cross country Whitaker was also recognized for being named to the Adidas High School AH American track Kim who was and away the statistical leader for the volleyball was named the outstanding performer for that team as Heather Seay was named most improved player for the varsity volleyball which finished 1413 on the year and tied for second in the district Coach Claudia Perry also recognized the Unicorns alldistrict selections Wright and Teresa both unanimous selections on the first and Seay and Kelly who made the second Mike Payne was the oustanding performer for the boys cross country which finished third in the district Payne was also fifth in the district meet and llth at Coach Fred Pink also named Howard Phelan as most improved and Chris Coley as the outstanding freshman for the boys For the Aimee Norton was the out standing freshman and Robin Raborn the most Chris Benson was the winner of the football 12th Man award for his contributions to the team as a That award was also selected by the Brett Stahl was named the outstanding player for the 721 freshman football while quarterbackkickerdefensive back Victor Sierra was the MVP for the 91 junior The freshmen were District 134A co champions and the JV district In Heather Wood was the most valuable player for the 174 freshman team that won a district championship and a tournament Jana Chafin was the MVP for the 166 junior varsity team that finished second in Michelle Simmonds was named the most improved Football Coach Jim Streety also awarded a plaque to tailback David DeLemos for being named the San Antonio Lights Pepper Player of the Week during the 1983 The award also included a check from Dr Pepper for the schools general scholarship Streety also recognized the football teams alldistrict players Doug Tim Brian John Mark Millett and Doty and the teams AllCentex nicks Frassmann and Bobby No pretenders SWC contenders tip off with victories By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Southwest Conferences first major battle doesnt tip off until but some challengers to the league throne have made quick Both Arkansas and Texas two teams that fared well in nonconference won games Wednesday as the league race opened for six Arkansas defeated Baylor 5750 behind center Joe Kleines 18 points and Texas Tech routed Texas Christian In other Tekas held off Rice 5247 and Texas loSf lionconference game to Kansas State Tonight in the two leagues leaders in nonconference defending champion Houston and Southern open SMU brings a 122 record into the is a I Razorback coach Eddie whose team raised its season record to 102 Wednesday was just happy to get out of Wacos Heart 0 Texas Coliseum with the win over As long as Ive been at it seems weve never played very well Sutton Its something about this place that brings out the worst in Weve had trouble winning here in the past and about the only good thing you can say tonight is that we came away with a But we didnt look very good doing Southwest Conference Standings By The Associated Press Arkansas Texas Tech Texas SMU Houston Texas TCU Rice Baylor WEDNESDAYS Arkansas Baylor Texas Tech TCU V Texas A6M Kansas State Texas THURSDAYS Houston at Alvin added 17 points for the keyed a 100 Arkansas out burst at the start of the game with three quick and the Razorbacks never trailed although Baylor made a run at the end of the Arkansas led by as many as 13 points at 4835 with to play before the Bears rallied behind Stern and DeWayne Stern scored 18 points while a freshman from popped in mostly on driving layups against the Arkansas pressing In broke open a tight contest with a 207 surge midway through the second Junior forward Vince who led the Red Raiders with 10 12 rebounds and four blocked was at the center of the scoring four hauling in four swatting away a pair of TCU shots and dishing out two Texas Tech coach Gerald Myers credited the surge and several transition goals for his teams success against the The success that we have had this year has come as a result of team Myers I thought the was when we got a couple of transition baskets that opened an eightpoint lead to played without freshman standout Carven who fractured a foot last In Winston Crite scored eight of his teamhigh 10 points in the closing minutes of the first half to spark to its victory over During Crites scoring the Aggies increased their lead from three to 10 points and outscored Rice The Owls did not get closer until Tony Barnett hit two baskets late in the game to pull them within five at the closing Texas led 3323 at the Kansas State forward Ben Mitchell scored 16 points and the Wildcats held off a late rally to knock off Terps toe trip NC State By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jim Valvano guided North Carolina State to the national college basketball championship last often relying on missed foul shots by the opposition in the final minutes to help rally his So when fifthranked Maryland faced Valvanos 12thrankecl Wolfpack in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener Wed nesday the Terrapins were Adrian Branch and Herman Veal each made a pair of free throws in the final 63 seconds to give Maryland a 5955 victory We knew if we got a hed tell them to foul us and force us to hit the free said who leads Maryland with 81percent shooting from the Weve shot a lot of free throws in practice and we take a lot of pride in In other games involving ranked fourthranked Georgetown downed Con necticut 8 Wake Forest crushed Richmond 17thranked Boston College got by Pittsburgh 19 Memphis State romped past Cincinnati 85 62 and 20 Virginia nipped Virginia Tech Valvano said that once his team fell behind late in the he planned on We made an error in fouling Veal but we didnt have the luxury of a timeout to explain Valvano But there were a number of factors why we We didnt hit the outside shots and we made mental a 57 percent freethrow made his two foul shots with left to give Maryland a 5553 Georgetown relied on a patient led by Pat and a steady also led by to beat Connecticut in the Big East Conference opener for both tm Unicorn dip New Braunfels John Muschalek dips between Caynons Thomas Haeussler and Chuck Bell to flip in a layup during Tuesdays game between the Statt photo byJohnStnttr Smithson Valleys girls open District 263A play against while the New Braunfels girls meet Kerrville Tivy at Waiting game begins for players in USFL draft NEW YORK AP Now the waiting begins for undrafted players and drafting For some the wait could be over at the completion today of the United States Football leagues second college For some the wait could run weeks or perhaps halfway into the USFL into when the National Football League con ducts its draft when some poten tially highpriced rookies do some comparison Mike Nebraskas Heisman Trophywinning running and Steve the recordbreaking quarterback from Brigham are certain to be among those playing the waiting Each is considered to be a guaranteed high firstround pick in the NFL Each was a firstround pick Wed when the USFLconducted 11 of its 19 scheduled rounds and also announced its teams territorial Some of Roziers Cornhusker who fell a twopoint conversion short of a national championship last Monday night in the Orange had to wait a while before being Irving the wide receiver whose lastminute dropped pass surely gained him as much national attention as any reception he ever was the 3 pick in the first by the Chicago Thatll cost him a couple of million James the owner of the said of the it was a Nebraska tackle Raridon Scott was picked 17th in the opening by the Philadelphia Stars running back Stingers raid UCLA SAN ANTONIO AP The San Antonio Gunslingers raided Rose Bowlchampion UCLA for their three top picks in the regular phase of the United States Football League UCLA defensive back Don Rogers was the expansion teams 1 pick The Gunslingers then selected Bruin quarterback Rick Neuheisel in the second round and running back Frank Ccphous in the The their eye also on running backs and pass picked 30 Southwest and Lone Star Conference players in the USFLs territorial draftt Mark Schellen went to the New Orleans Breakers in the third wide receiver Ricky Simmons was selected by the Washington Federals in the quarterback Turner Gill was picked by the Houston Gamblers in the guard Dean the Outland and Lombard Trophy was chosen in the sixth round by the Arizona and defensive tackle Doug Herrmann by the Memphis advised during a stopover in that he was the top said he wouldnt give much thought to his pro career until hed played in the EastWest Shrine Game in next Saturday and the Japan Bowl on But he made it clear he knows his Its going to take some he I think Im worth I gave a Theyre goingto have to give a little If nothing he gave Pittsburghs pro football fans something to talk about besides Terry Bradshaw and the The Maulers reported that after the announcement they had drafted there were ticket a first for the George the Maulers general called Rozier the most talented college athlete in the Were confident and op timistic we can sign picked him because we think we have a legitimate chance of signing The Chicago Blitz spent some of its draft choices on NFL selecting in the third round Missouri linebacker Bobby the son of the Kansas City Chiefs great and taking in the territorial phase Illinois defensive tackle Mark nephew of the Chicago Bears super Dick In addition to the 19 open the league also announced those territorial 20 for the 12 original 30 for the six new Other players picked in that phase of the auction included quarterbacks Jeff Hosteller of West Virginia by Ben Bennett of Duke by Walter Lewis of Alabama by Blair Keil of Notre Dame by Chicago and Boomer Esiason of Maryland by
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