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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 19, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas Sports ttoraldZtltmtf January I Chilly gym makes basketball life unpleasant From a spectators its the But from a players the chill that fills the Smithson Valley gym whenever the weather gets bad has to more than It may be a but it seems like the Rangers recent battle with the flu a that forced basketball Coach Roger Kraft to pull up junior varsity players to fill the varsity roster and to call off workouts while the gym was the Smithson Valleys girls have been a little luckier with the but the worst of the weather and the refrigeratorlike chill that comes with it may still be In the Smithson Valley running around in shorts even sitting down after working up a sweat can be David King hazardous to your Fairweather pro Bill the golf pro at Landa Park Golf is in Florida this week at the PGA Seniors Halbert qualified for the trip a few months and he starts play After todays and Fridays the field will be Halbert didnt make the cut last but hes determined to make the final field this his wife said The tournament is at West Palm Beach the yearround home of the The seniors circuit is for golfers 55 and and it includes veterans like Arnold Palmer and Sam Rockin Rangerettes Smithson Valleys Rangerettes appear to be the countys best shot for a basketball playoff spot this especially after Mondays victory over The Rangerettes and Boerne are ap parently the cream of the as both have posted impressive victories so Boerne held hapless Randolph to two points in the first half of Mondays 5814 And the district title is more than just a title to shoot The bidistrict opponent for the runnerup in District 263A will probably be the states 1 ranked team in Class Speaking of the Texas Girls Coaches Association poll that ranked Sweeny 1 has Kerrville Tivy 5 in the 4A San Antonios Jay and Highlands high schools are 6 and in The rest of the rankings arent too sur prising Longview is 1 in Levelland in West Sabine in 2A and Nazareth in Speaking of the first half of the District 134A girls race didnt provide many Each team in the district beat all the teams below it in the all the way down to which didnt beat Ninepin veterans Congratulations to Randy and Jane who have been bowling ninepins for an even 30 They hit all the prize competitions in the and dont seem any worse for the They bowl out of the Solms Bowling Rough on Ralph After writing that Ralph Sampson had a problem with fouls and with physical op I discovered Saturday that Sampson was second in voting for the NBA allstar trailing only Kareem Abdul And Sampson has been picked as a backup in the allstar which will be 29 in I still say give Ralph another year on the bulkingup and hell be a world Super Bowl Games on line inpit AP Sundays Super Bowl matches two explosive each capable of acquiring huge chunks of yards at a The Washington Redskins scored more points this season than any team in National Football League The Los Angeles Raiders led the American Conference in both teams can slug it out in the end zones with sudden strike offensive weapons like John Joe Marcus Allen and Jim But which team succeeds best at that task may be decided in one of footballs less glamorous locations the op posing The rules are An offensive lineman may do all sorts of things to protect his quarterback and clear running lanes for his ball The one thing he may not is And according to the Raiders and Redskins is one thing their opponents do all the Everyone gets held on every said Howie Long of If you look hard youll find it on every Long doesnt have to look for It comes looking for You have to accept Sometimes wonder what the referee is looking A third year player like me gets no If they hold linebacker Ted the referee will recognize it and call If they hold me and I they tell me to go back to the Some guys are so good at it that its an You have to appreciate I think thats why refs dont caU it It is so well it is extreme Washingtons usually laconic Dave Butz remembers one hold that caused him to I had one guy pull me down from he I dont usually talk to guys on the field but that time I had I told That was a helluva Like Butz has become a student of holding Hes had more time to devote to the sub since hes in his 11th NFL Some guys will close their fists and catch your jersey with just their small The ref thinks their hands are but theyve got Other guys will hang on to your breast I dont care how strong you you cant get away from Alzado take stage San Antonios Artis Gilmore makes a move for the ball during last weeks game with the Houston Rockets Spurs thrash Nuggets Stall photo by John Senler By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wednesday nights National Basketball Association game between the Denver Nuggets and the San Antonio Denver coach Doug Moe predicted the Spurs would win by 20 He was The Spurs beat the Nuggets by 21 before fans at the San Antonio Convention Center Mbe appeared at a pregame dinner for Spurs fans and said he feared the Spurs were on a roll that might be hard to Denver defeated the Spurs on 11 in a game that set NBA scoring but San Antonio had won two straight and Denver had lost three straight going into Wed nesdays The outcome left San Antonio and Denver tied for third in the NBAs Midwest Division with 1723 With this type of I dont get double at This is my This is me at my Our offense was playing with a lot of movement said San Antonio guard George who led all scorers with The Nuggets had seven players in double Including a teamhigh 25 points from rookie Howard but forward Kiki Vandeweghe was held to only six The Nuggets didnt score until had elapsed in the on center Dan Issels 18foot By that time San Antonio had an 110 San Antonio soon widened its lead to 264 and the game was never in I really didnt see a game out there I was very disappointed in our We missed a lot of shots early and got too far We have hit a low in the last three or four There is no zip to our Moe Artis Gilmore had four eight rebounds and two blocked shots in the first quarter and finished the game with 13 a seasonhigh 21 four assists and seven blocked Nets Pistons 115 New Jerseys Buck Williams scored 23 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as the Nets outdueled the Williams had help from Otis who scored 22 points as the Nets won for the sixth time in their last seven 76ers Cavaliers 107 Andrew Toney scored 28 but the Philadelphia 76ers needed a pair of missed foul shots by Clevelands Cliff Robinson with one second left to hold Phil Hubbard scored a careerhigh 31 points for Bucks Hawks 90 Marques Johnson scored 31 points and Milwaukee survived a 12point second period to top the The Bucks went on a 91 spurt in the fourth quarter for an 8783 lead and held on to reclaim sole possession of the Central Division Sonics Mavericks 107 Jack Sikma and Gus Williams each scored 13 of their 24 points in the fourth quarter as Seattle not ched its sixth straight The triumph was 500 for Coach Lenny Wilkens against 417 losses in his 12season At Wilkens is the youngest coach to reach the 500 victory Clippers Bullets 101 Ricky Pierce scored 11 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to help the Clippers end a sixgame losing Michael Brooks also had 11 fourthquarter points to finish with 22 and a teamhigh 13 ByWILLGRIMSLEY AP Special Correspondent It was a day depicting one of the interesting sideshow dramas of next Sundays Super Bowl an event which paralyzes a There was Lyle the bearded lineman of the Los Angeles almost smothered by standing on the lush Tampa Stadium turf and regaling his audience with his lions roar and raunchy Minutes less than 30 yards away in the end had stood John ballcarrying demon of the Washington in full football regalia and cowboy arms frozen like an abandoned Greek No said the hulking line This is picture Tomorrow is the day for Thus opening salvos were fired earlier this week in the Media War the infighting for radio and TV Alzado and Riggins are both or with a flair for the theatrical and a lust for public They have dominated in story and electronic exposure the period leading up to the big who even created a furor with his statue plunged into the fray Wednesday when he appeared on stage attired in the uniform of a whats going on he asked when the buzzing had Last year the Redskins marched on he This year we will fly over The he represented Air National Guard of He wore a patch which said Riggos Be careful what you say to me or you may be attacked by an F4 Phantom he Loud One newsman fell out of his The questionanswer session turned into a Somebody asked if he cared what people thought of Lets not get too OK he Asked why he maintained a stolid silence Tuesday while Alzado was getting all the Riggins replied I wanted a soft space for my head to fall when he knocked my block as he said he was going to I hoped hes be enough of a gentleman to pick it up and hand it back to Mustangs destroy 8356 Iy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Not since the late Doc was coaching in 1956 has Southern Methodist devastated Texas in basketball like it did Wed nesday With sevenfoot center Jon Koncak playing the game of his the Mustangs routed the Aggies 8356 in a Southwest Conference meeting to move alone into fourth place with a 32 In other SWC games Wednesday Texas Tech remained in third place at 31 with a 7648 victory over Rice in double overtime and Texas Christian downed Baylor For it was their worst whipping of AfcM since Jim Krebs led the Mustangs to a 0768 victory over the Cadets 28 years It also was the biggest margin ofv victory in any SWC game this a junior from Kansas scored 22 blocked seven had two assists and collected 20 Koncak just killed us on the said Aggie Coach Shelby You really have to hand it to they played an outstanding They have a fine group of athletes that play together and un Jon just took control of the said SMU Coach Dave Our rebounding kept them from getting the second shot and thats so im He Im really encouraged with the way weve come back from a disappointing loss to Arkansas and played well against Baylor and Its really encouraging to see that kind of SMU outreboumted AftM 5731 and outahot town 63 per cent to 35 per cent from the Larry Davis scored 15 Carl Wright added Butch Moore con tributed 10 and Kevin Lewis had 10 as all five Mustang starters scored in double Al Puiiiam came off the bench to lead with the Aggies with 14 points and Doug Lee had Texas Tech had to battle back from an early 236 deficit to beat A walkon 69 junior Woody keyed the Red Raiders overtime After a 5151 tie in Rice went ahead 5753 in the first but Martin made eight of Techs 10 points to rally his team into a 61all tie that made a second overtime who led Tech with 19 made the Raiders only field goal of the second and his team mates wrapped up the victory by connecting on 13 of 15 free throws the rest of the Rice Coach Tommy Suitts said he thought his team had the victory when it grabbed the fourpoint lead in the first We had our chance to win but youve got to give them creditWhen they had their chance to finish us off in the second they did it with free he TCU Coach Jim Killingsworth said his team played about as well as we can in its victory over Baylor in a game that paired teams that were winless in league I know we cant shoot the ball any better than we thats for Killingsworth We also did a good job defensively and on the TCU hit 21 of 32 field goal attempts en route to a 4533 halftone I dont think Ive ever seen anybody shoot the way TCU did in the first It was just Baylor Coach Jim Haller I thought we did a good job of staying after them after we got but they kept snooting well enough to keep out of Haller
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