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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 5, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas Sports HeraldZtltun February 7A Hockey battle heating up in Sarajevo Yugoslavia AP Canada threatened Saturday to protest the eligibility of players on most other Olympic hockey teams if the United States tried to take any action against Team and the Canadians might even pull the team out if a protest were The United States says that four Canadian players have too much professional ex perience to count as but no formal protest has been Don executive director of the Olympic has said he would wait until after a private meeting with Canadian officials Monday before taking such a Murray the director of thCj Canadian Amateur Hockey said Saturday he would file protests stating that players on eight or nine of the 12 teams in the hockey field were ineligible if the challenges his own Asked whether the Canadian hockey team would withdraw if an American protest was Costello said Well have a hard decision to Thats a But Dave coach of the said the Canadians would be playing in the 1984 Winter Games even if they have only 16 eligible While the officials worried about the rule hockey players concentrated on the possibility of a historic Both the Soviet and the teams arrived here Saturday and the Soviets made it plain that they intended to win back the gold medal the United States won in Lake Placid in As the countdown to the first events of these Games on Tuesday snow fell on the mountains around Sarajevo and rain drenched the city in the first mens downhill training run before the Peter Mueller of Swit zerland proved he is in fine form when he was clocked with the fastest time 1 He was 19 hundredeths of a second faster than Vladimir Makeev of the Soviet The training was halted after 46 of the 81 skiiers had gone through the run because of poor visibility from the It was obvious that the Soviet hockey team had only too well remembered the gold it didnt win in Lake Goaltender Vladislav a veteran of three Olympics and about to play in his said as the Soviet team arrived Well get the gold and there is no doubt about with three days remaining before the Olympics IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch said he can see the day when the IOC will pay the expenses every athlete competing in the Samaranch said the possiblity for paying athletes expenses is becoming more real because of the millions of dollars in revenue from ABC paid more than million for the American rights to televise the Winter Games this The network will pay million for the 1988 Winter Games in When the decked out in fur lined coats and fur arrived by plane Saturday Tretiak made it clear what the teams intentions Well get the gold and there is no doubt about he Tretiaks words were not for the Soviet Union is considered the best and the strongest team His chose to be more We think we are the but everyone has a Sport is said Soviet hockey Coach Viktor Everyone will be playing their best game against us and each team will try to beat Our first goal is to end atop our Then well worry about the Most of these teams are very Foulplagued Unicorns fall to Apaches By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer New Braunfels had some tough opponents to overwhelm Friday In the the Unicorns faced who was tied for the District 134A lead with Kerr ville Tivy going into the But the Unicorns also had to face a slew of questionable calls by the including a technical on normally mildmannered Coach Cliff Wilkins in the crucial second In the New Braunfels couldnt quite overcome both opponents and lost After the first the Unicorns looked like they had almost put themselves out of the We couldnt buy a shot in the first Wilkins We played them even from then on The Unicorns made only six of 16 field goals in the first and rarely got an offensive They muscled us underneath pretty Wilkins I think that was the New Braunfels scored only nine points in the first and the whistle began to make a difference in the second John Matney was called for three fouls within a twominute The Unicorns didnt fare any better offensively during the second although they switched to a mantoman defense which slowed the Apaches down to a 2417 halftone But the third quarter was one marred by whistles 13 player fouls three of which were offensive fouls and the The Unicorns got off to a good start as John Victor Sierra and Greg Bender ripped the pulling the Unicorns But with five minutes the dam burst on New Braunfels Kenan Ikels was called for a hacking his second of the At the Muschalek was called for his first A few seconds Ikels was called for an offensive his Less than a minute Muschalek picked up his second foul when referees called him for charging while he was driving for a At the he was whistled for a an offensive foul while he was trying to get out of a tangle of defenders with his That call pulled Wilkins off the bench to and the referees quickly a Gonzales led 3830 after three but the Unicorns werent Bender popped two quick jumpshots and two free throws to start period and pull the Unicorns within Following a bucket by David Sierra grabbed a defensive brought it and drove for the He didnt but he drew the He hit one of a pair of free throws to pull the Unicorns to 4239 at the A minute a Gonzales player was whistled for his fifth but then New Braunfels Brent Free was called for The Apaches converted the free and then moved back to a 4841 despite a basket by With left in the Gonzales Darren the top scorer for the night with 14 But who earlier had missed a free throw that would have pulled the Unicorns within two was unable to hit the first free throw on a oneand While the score was still Unicorn players missed two other opportunities on the first free throw of a oneandone All of these miscues were rebounded by the Respite a strong the Unicorns couldnt find the although Muschalek hit four more points before the game I thought we had a chance with the oneandones free throw opportunities to get within but we didnt Wilkins Im just real proud of our but we cant make the big effort when we the coach we just cant get over that The Unicorns dropped to 817 on the season and 18 in district Niw 46 John Mutchttok 27411 Victor Sierra 52112 42010 John 0232 Tilo Schmidt 1002 David Ctddcl 3127 Ktnwi 0030 Brant Fiss 0131 Todd Goruatoa Barnick 4038 Hunt 64614 Nelson 1062 Hanslord 62312 jiMthouM 3218 Hunt Kridlar Totals by quartan Nwv Braunfafe 2l 746 QonnlM 14 10 6 2060 Technical foul Naw Brauntala Coach Clitt Gritty Rangers fall to Bandera Suit tiy Leslia Ktiewtiu Smithson Valleys Scott Balmos snags a rebound By DAVID KING Sports editor Looking at the physical Smithson Valley hardly belonged on the same court with Bandera Friday The Bulldogs brought a senior dominated team to face a sophomoredominated Smithson Valley On the the Rangers didnt have a And Bandera did win the District 26 3A but not without a Its disappointing to but these kids arent Rangers Coach Roger Kraft Theyre not We didnt match up with them very well theyre a senior theyre more theyre more But our kids played with guts and It tears your guts out for the kids to play like that and come up Smithson Valley whipped the Bulldogs in the first taking a 28 21 lead on the strength of a smothering zone defense and a patient offense that shot 48 percent from the which had 67 Bruce 63 David 63 Steve Parker and 61 Jon Graves in its starting had three offensive rebounds in the first half against a Smithson Valley team that started one player Butch Hegeman who was over six feet 510 sophomore Rolando Trevino and freshman Scott another sixfooter who came off the Rangers fought the Bulldogs hard under the Hegeman managed to score 16 points and Trevino But the strain of keeping the ball away from Robison on lob passes and stopping who had a game high 18 was too Smithson Valleys defense stayed tight in the second but the Rangers could manage only 11 points the entire second half on 5for25 shooting from the field and lfor10 shooting from the free throw We had to do everything and when that happens one breakdown can kill Kraft I thought that was the best defensive game weve had since Ive Bandera Smithson Valley 39 Bandera Parker 82218 Robison 3036 Butler 2206 Schwarz 3056 Graves 2044 Arallone 1103 Bronson 001 Totals Smithson Valley Butch Hegeman 72316 Sean Hays 2014 Paul Booth 1012 Mike Irvine 1012 Rolando Trevino 41 29 Scott Balmos 21 25 Chris Lehmann 01 Totals Score by quarters Bandera 12 9 12 1043 Smithson Valley 12 16 4 739 JV score Smilhson Valley Bandera been he We knew that we had to and we did Bandera overcame Smithson Valleys halftime lead in the third hitting three longrange jump shots to pull within three at 30 Schwarz dropped in a short shot off a jump ball to make it and a minute later he followed up a miss to give Bandera a 3130 Smithson Valley fought back to trail 3332 at the end of the but Bandera kept the advantage the rest of the way as the Rangers could hit only one of six free throws in the fourth A short flurry late in the game pulled the Rangers to within one point Trevino made it 3635 with a 10 foot jump shot with but Parked answered with a jumper of his The Rangers Paul Booth made it and Parker was called for a foul at the other But Balmos missed the front end of a Robison and Smithson Valley was never closer than two points The loss drops Smithson Valley into a threeway tie for second in the 263A The Rangers are now 43 717 overall and tied with Boerne and game behind 52 In other district games Friday Boernes Bo Summer scored 24 points to lead the Greyhounds to a 62 58 victory over and Leonard Cortez scored 18 points to lead Southside to a 6659 win over In Tuesdays Smithson Valley is at Boerne meets Bandera and Cole battles Cougars run past Rebels 7359 Canyons Thomas Hauessler put together his second straight outstanding game Friday leading the Cougars to a 7359 rout of the Hays Rebels at a senior point had 22 points as the Cougars imrpoved their record to in District 134A Haeussler just took complete control of the game from the Canyon Coach David Taylor He had 22 11 six three drew a charge and carried the He did it Haeussler scored 24 points Tuesday against Canyon ran a fast break almost the entire and four Cougars benefitted to score in double Besides Mike Wolfshohl had Todd Banks 15 and Ben Garcia Wolfshohl added nine rebounds and four I cant remember the last the Cougars had four players in double Taylor Its an indication that weve got somebody to move the ball The Cougars led 3527 at the half and stretched the lead to 5641 after three After the way we played Im even more confident about how well do in our last three Taylor Canyon is off but faces Lockhart at home In the junior varsity Canyon beat Hays for the first time this Canyon Hays 59 Canyon Thomas Haeussler 9422 Mike Wollihohl 80 16 Todd Banks 7115 Ben Garcia 5212 Troy Moss 204 Randy Riggs 102 Chuck Bell 102 Rodney Hansen Totals Hays Pennington 10727 Patch 3410 Montgomery 5 111 Egenolt 237 McComas 022 Lewis Totals 21 Score by quarters Canyon 20 15 21 1773 Hays 14 13 14 18 59 JV score Canyon Hays Houston wipes out 7657 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON Forward Michael Young scored 26 points to lead sixthranked Houston to a 7657 victory over Southern Methodist Saturday night in a Southwest Conference The 193 for the season and 90 in SWC extended their record of con secutive regularseason conference wins to SMU fell to 185 and Houstons 7foot Akeem Olajuwon blocked eight scored 16 points and pulled down nine Jon SMUs 7footer who in Houstons 6059 victory in Dallas last month had 21 points to 14 by Olajuwon and a 156 rebounding scored 12 points Saturday night to lead four Mustangs in double He also had eight Arkansas Baylor 44 Reserve Darryl Bedford led a secondhalf explosion as Arkansas snapped a twogame losing streak by crushing Baylor The Razorbacks improved their record to 164 overall and 71 in the Baylor fell to 515 and who did not play in the first scored seven consecutive points in less than one minute as Arkansas pulled away to a 21 point late in the Texas Tech TCU 45 FORT WORTH David Reynolds scored on a jump shot with 5 seconds remaining to give Texas Tech to a 4745 victory over Texas Tony Benfords goal from the left corner gave Tech a 4545 tie with just under five minutes The last of 14 TCU turnovers gave Tech possession and the Red Raiders stalled until Reynolds Tech used up the games final 4 minutes with a fourcorners offense against TCUs With 10 seconds Reynolds took a pass inside the circle from who led Tech with faked to his left before putting up the winning basket from 15 COLLEGE STATION Tony who had a gamehigh 12 hit two free throws in the final six seconds to give the Kice Owls a 4342 victory over Texas Rice broke an eightgame losing streak to the Aggies with the win and raised its record to 712 overall and 45 in the The Aggies fell to 1110 and 46 in the Rice never led by more that three points in the second half and Texas never led in the half by more than