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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Unicorn baseball Page 9A ursday Special February 8A Soccer Its time has come for NB When the rumor about New Braunfels High School getting a soccer team floated this the fun and games department at the more than a little Soccer you is also basketball And its not much fun trying to keep up with 12 or more basketball games a week two or three more soccer games wduld be a nightmare especially for the front which would have to come up with the Sitting out ori raw January nights watching big 5A schools beat up on New Braunfels didnt generate a lot of And seeing the same old faces in another set of short blueandwhite pants Wasnt too much of a Giving Ross Perot another distraction to com plain about didnt seem like a good after talking to the kriowledgable proponents of the team and getting the lowdown from the school people our objections went out the For one the games would be played in the the lights at Unicorrt Stadium would have to be turned on and the heat turned off at the high If both are the district is boosted into a higher David King rate bracket with something the people at NBISD want to UIL soccer is only played one day a usually Wednesdays or And after a season of non practicetype the Unicorns could get into a UIL district and get a schedule like The players for the proposed team arent the athletes we see on the football field in fall or the basketball court in the But that doesnt mean they arent good athletes the record of the local teams in South Texas Youth Soccer Association playoffs shows And most of the athletes in the prospectus prepared by the backers of the plan have at least six years experience in So much for not being And then theres the Dallasite We in sports love to hate since we miss on Friday But if these boys arent playing soccer for the high theyre going to be playing soccer somewhere with probably even a greater investment of So heres for The NBISD board ought to con sider the then give the team the goahead for a non district or junior varsity schedule in 198586 and a UIL schedule in the realignment year of More volleyball Debbie Williamson is just never The 1982 New Braunfels High School already an NAIA volleyball is now trying for an even bigger goal the 1986 Olympic Williamson has been in Colorado Springs since Monday at Olympic team Shell be back on Basketball notes Few teams deserved a district basketball cham pionship more than the New Braunfels Unicorns and Coach Cliff who left Columbus after going to the state tournament with the has gone five years without a district The last few hes had to struggle along shorthanded early in the then see his team stagger early and get hot late in the season when it was SV not in dark against Devine By TOM LABINSKI Staff writer When Smithson Valley goes up against Devine in San Antonio the Rangerettes wont be up against a tdtally unknown After Smithson Valley has seen a game film of their Just And if the film proved anything to Smithson Valley Coach Phyllis it is that the Arabians are Devine finished in a tie for first place with Hondo in District The Arabians didnt lose too many games this but in the film the Rangerettes Devine lost to Medina Fowler said she was confident her team could beat Devine in South San West High School They are There are some big girls on their bigger than but they are she We are going to have to work If we play like we did against we have a great chance of Fowler The Rangerettes put it all together on Monday night against Cole to decide which District 273A team would advance to the By controlling the Smithson Valley rolled up an impressive 8243 win over the We just wanted to win that We seemed to do everything We did a good job at We could have boxed out against anyone that Fowler Smithson Valley will need a similar effort against the taller They looked like a good rebounding team on the I dont think their shooters are quite as good as but that is just based on the one Fowler The Rangerettes will not change their game plan at this stage of the Fowler prefering to play a control game and waiting for the fast break to open I want to play a control game she We will go to the fast breaktype game when the opportunities are but we dont want to change Devine is capable of playing both manto man and zone and play them Folwer Smithson Valley is prepared for she We started out liking the but as the season went we felt a little more comfortable up against a Its ended up now that we feel fairly too New Braunfels boys havent won a district title since the Shelby ColemanBrett Deckard team of the 197778 this years which includes more basketball only players than Wilkins has had at New had its problems early in the The Unicorns fell to 610 halfway through the season with a 6849 pasting by Clemens at the HemisFair and they could have rolled over and died at that they responded by beating Alamo Heights and Gonzales to wrap up nondistrict then winning six straight district The Unicorns have outscored opponents 6553 in district and werent seriously threatened until their loss to New Braunfels probable opponent in the bidisitrict playoffs is San Antonio a littleknown powerhouse in the South Zone of District As in the 134A champion plays the South Zone winner because the North Zone won a preseason coin flip for the Caballero picks ENMU Tiffany Beene shoots against Cole LESLIE KRIEWALDT ZEITUNG confident that we can feel we can go up against either Fowler Fowler said the team is healthy for the including top scorer Shalynn who was forced out in the third quarter of the Cole game with a twisted Greyhounds top day with guard By DAVID KING Sports editor For a school with a late start on Eastern New Mexico did all right for itself The Greyhounds coaches signed all but three of the players they including New Braunfels offensive lineman Victor Caballero signed the papers for ENMU defensive coordinator Mike Lucas Wenesday afternoon at Coach Jim Streetys The school got a late start in the recruiting battles because secondyear head coach Bill Kelly took the job at West Texas State on 19 and took his entire staff and 12 players with New ENMU coach Donnie a former assistant at TexasEl brought in a young staff and aggressively sought players in New Mexico and One of the players on list was I like the Caballero I met them and I liked their attitudes theyre all real The head coach is and the others are under But it was the schools strong program in computer science that really sold They have a real good program in the field I want to get the softspoken player Plus the schools not too big only about Streety said he was elated that Caballero had received a He was so deserving of an Streety Victor is pretty He knows what he wants to do go to college and study computer Its a great opportunity for Eastern New Mexico will join the Lone Star Conference this season for cham pionship The Greyhounds have been NAIA Division I and they were ranked in the top 10 the last two Caballero may be called into service his freshman if Eastern New Mexicos numbers are any Only 32 players were left on scholarship after the 1984 and 12 left with We lost our whole defensive Lucas And we had only one quarterback left 4 Victor Caballero signs his letter of intent under the watchful eye of his Josefina Caballero on But we signed a good one from I dont think theyll redshirt he said West Los Angeles Junior and we Ive been working out and Ill add signed three some Caballero will be an offensive guard at Caballero is and he played last season and he said he expected to play in at 235 down from 260 in He was 19881 an allDistrict 134 A selection last Stinkin unbelieveableTCU cleans UD By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Texas Christian Horned Frogs got as many schoolboy football blue chips as the rest of the Southwest Conference on national signing day but the SWC failed to touch the heart of Bay City wide receiver Hart Lee the states top TCU Coach Jim Wacker described his harvest of what be called goldchips as Five of the states top 14 blue chippers signed to play for who was the SWC Coach of the Year with an M Four blue chippers went out of including who signed with Oklahoma State of the Big Eight Oklahoma State showed a personal interest in Dykes They touched my recruitment day belonged to Wacker and Quite it still hasnt quite soaked in that this could be all really be Wacker said in the wake of the schools goldplated harvest of schoolboy The response we have received bis year has been just stinkin No this is going to be an excellent recruiting our coaches and players here do a great job of selling the program for Jasper wide receiver Reggie Huffman running back Greg Houston Madison quarterback Ronald Fort Worth Eastern Hills defensive tackle Mitchell Benson and Madison wide receiver Jarrod Texas blue chippers will play for the Horned Frogs next Southern Methodist got two blue chip from running back Bill and linebacker Robert Navasota quar terback Lynn who had earlier given a verbal and Lamar Consolidated cornerback Roderick also chose the Were very pleased with the way things said SMU Coach Bobby We recruited well to our The Texas Aggies signed three outstanding running backs Steve Greene of Troy Jones of and James Howse of was a Class 3A who led all the states runners with yards for the 1984 He also ruehed 349 yards in a game against the top rushing performance of the Howse led his team to a Tennessee state championship last season and rushed for yards and scored 29 Jones scored 34 touchdowns land rushed for Outstanding recruiting really helped us said A4M Coach Jackie We made a decision to recruit Louisiana like it was The Aggies also signed Adam the Louisiana Defensive Player of the Year who also is out of Lafayette Arkansas Razorbacks Coach Ken Hatfield helped stem the trend of losing Arkansas players to outofstate schools by signing two members of The Associated Press Super Helena lineman Freddie and Pocahontas lineman LeShon The Texas Longhorns signed Ed a 280 defensive tackle from Cunningham had earlier given a verbal commitment to Lubbock Dunbar blue chip tight end Sam Collins signed with the Baylor SWC cochampion Houston picked up Galveston Ball running back Kimball Delaney was the final blue chipper to come into the Horned Frog making his decision late Jiles and I have been hooking up since the seventh Delaney I figured if we went to TCU and played to the best of our we could win a championship   

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