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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports January 201987 New Texas Pages Giants made big favorite But players dont agree AP Theod dsmakers arent sure the Denver Broncos belong on the same field as the New York Giants for the Super Both teams claim The point spread for Sundays game at the Rose Bowl has gone from 8 Immediately following the con ference championship games to 9M and even Considering the number of New York fans with added Interest in the game this the spread could go Its Giants Coach Bill Parcells said Monday as the teams began final preparations for the Na tional Football League championship We only beat them by three points in New Its The teams are more even than The Giants edged the Broncos 1916 on a 34yard field goal by Raul Allegre on The Broncos outgained the Giants 405 yards to to tie the score then fell victim to an 55yard drive that led to the winning The Broncos struggled to an 115 after starting while the Giants won their final nine regular season Denver was routed 41 16 in its season finale by The Giants continued their over iwhelming play in the routing San Francisco 493 and The Broncos had close victories of 2217 against New England and 2320 in overtime at Said Broncos linebacker Tom Jackson How we got here shouldnt matter as much as our being Denver Coach Dan Reeves says both teams are better now than in Giants quarterback Phil Simms doesnt have fond memories of the previous game with And he expressed shock that the Giants are so heavily I know a little about betting and It means the New York bettors are bet ting the Giants and there are more New York bettors than Denver bet he The Giants held a fullscale prac tice while the who arrived on scheduled their first practice The intensity and interest in those sessions ac cording to extremely im the most important days for But Reeves thinks his team is ready The players were ready to play after the pep Reeves said of the sendoff by fans who went to Mile High Stadium to do nothing more than cheer their heroes as they were From an emo tional we wouldve been ready to play it then and Parcells says of the point spread Its a product of the way we played the last two People think were that I can assure you were Spurs down hapless LA Battle for first New Braunfels and Kerrville two of the three teams tied for first place in the District 134A boys will meet headtohead at Unicorn Gym The other team tied for first place with a 61 will host Smithson Valley at 8 Canyon will play in Boerne in the final week of the first half of 134A All games are at 8 On the girls New Braunfels will try to stay in the playoff picture in Kerrville against the Tivy Lady Smithson Valley will host secondplace Fredericksburg at 8 and Canyon will host first place Boerne at For the complete standings and see Scoreboard Brotze commits to Rice BROTZE Paul a firstteam all district player for the New Braunfels Unicorn football has made a verbal commitment to attend Rice University in the The 205pound senior was both a center and an outside linebacker for the which advanced to state semifinals for the fourth time in the last five Brotze was also on the District 134A AllAcademic having compiled a grade point average during his high school Its going to mean a lot of going to but Im look ing forward to Brotze said Ive talked with my parents and friends and and Ive heard only positive things about Brotze said he may go after a pyschology or business but will register in the fall as an undecided He had visited the campus in Houston over the summer and went back again before making his It feels good to have made up my mind and to know where Ill he Although he did not get to see the Owls play in Brotze said he kept up with the team during the He said the Rice coaches are looking at hime to continue his role as an outside SAN ANTONIO AP Victories have not been easy nor frequent this season for the San Antonio but their latest resulted from the scoring punch of a rookie and a Alvin Robertson scored 27 and rookie Walter Berry added 22 Mon day night to lead the Spurs to a 113 106 NBA victory over the Los Angeles In addition to his 22 Berry had 11 two blocked shots and three He hit 11 of 14 field goal I never thought playing this well would happen this Berry Playing more minutes makes me feel comfortable and that is the whole San Antonio Coach Bob Weiss said he had told his players the current 5 game homestand is a must and the answered with their se cond consecutive home I told the team four out of five is our Weiss Weve got a tough one coming with Houston on Michael Cage had a career high 29 points in a losing cause for the Clip who have a 534 worst in the Mike Woodson scored 23 for the San Antonio held a 5650 halftirne primarily behind the shooting of Jon who finished the night with 20 The Clippers closed to within 9892 with but Robertson had four baskets and Berry added four points to give the Spurs a 107 Rockets Cavs 103 Ralph Sampson scored a season high 33 nine of them during a 19point Houston run in the third and grabbed 16 rebounds as the Rockets defeated Houston won for the sixth time in seven The Cavaliers have lost seven straight to the Rockets and have lost nine of their last 11 games Knicks Celtics 109 It was just what the Boston Celtics wanted and just what the New York Knicks With the score tied at 109109 and eight seconds the Knicks didnt call a time out and had a reserve forward bring the ball down the And when Bostons defense covered the man he was supposed to pass the Knicks Louis Orr took a shot from just inside the threepoint circle at the Pistons Hawks 98 Adrian Dantley scored 27 points and Vinnie Johnson came off the bench to add 20 as Detroit defeated Atlanta and overtook the Hawks for NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OB Boston 27 11 Philadelphia 22 17 5V4 Washington 19 19 8 New York 13 25 14 New Jersey 10 28 17 Central Division Detroit 2511 Atlanta 25 12 Milwaukee 24 16 3 Chicago 19 17 6 Indiana 20 18 6 Cleveland 15 24 HVfe WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division Dallas 24 14 Utah 21 16 2Vi Houston 19 19 5 Denver 17 23 8 Sacramento 11 26 San Antonio 11 28 13V4 Pacific Division Lakers 30 8 Portland 24 17 Golden State 23 17 8 Seattle 20 17 9Vi Phoenix 16 23 14Ut Clippers 5 34 254 Mondays Garnet Lakers New Jersey 115 New York Boston 109 Philadelphia Phoenix 104 Houston Cleveland 103 Indiana Chicago 95 Detroit Atlanta 98 San Antonio Clippers 106 Denver Portland 116 Todays Oamei Milwaukee at Chicago Golden State at Sacramento the Central Division Atlanta had led the division all and the Pistons had last been in first place in Nuggets Blazers 116 Danny Schayes scored seven points in the final 89 seconds to rally the host Nuggets over the shorthanded Portland Trail Lakers Nets 115 Magic Johnson tied a Meadowlands Arena record with a 42point 28 of them coming in the second to lead the Lakers over New It was the Nets sixth consecutive Pacers Bulls 95 Chuck Person scored 17 of his 27 points in the fourth period and John Long finished with 25 as Indiana downed visiting A 100 burst put Indiana ahead to stay in the third Long had six of the 10 76ers Suns 104 Charles benched at the start of the game for being scored 27 grabbed 13 re handed out four had two steals and blocked a shot as Philadelphia nipped Horn Frogs overpower Texas even without Lott By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS When the smoke had cleared in Mondays Southwest Conference Basketball Texas Christian remained on top in the nip and tuck race to finish as the regular season TCU steamrolled over Texas 5237 even without star guard Carl who will re main sidelined for at least six weeks with a broken Jamie Dixon scored 13 in Lotts place as the 19 Horned Frogs extended their winn ing streak to the schools longest in 35 TCU was aided by a cold Texas offense that never got The Longhorns went over 16 minutes without sinking a basket despite 17 We didnt react to things very said Texas coach Bob got bogged down and stood around We made it pret ty easy for them Texas now ruined a Houston five game winning streak to con tinue its pursuit of undefeated Aggie forward Winston Crite led all players with 15 points and 14 rebounds to lead to its eighth straight home victory in a 5745 decision over the Ricky Winslow scored 11 and brought down 10 rebounds to lead in its first conference Aggie coach Shelby Metcalf said he hoped his team would use the important win as a stepping stone to the conference champion Its very important that we take this and build on Metcalf Its going to be a very tight race and we are going to have to play extremely well to be in the Its much more fun when youre a In another Southwest Conference contest Texas Tech got back on the winning track with a 7564 win over Southern Methodist which continued its It was the Ponies sixth straight loss and they remain winless in conference Senior forward DeWayne Chism dropped in 22 points and sophomore guard Sean Gay added 20 for the Tech SMU Sophomore guard Cato Armstrong led all scorers with 30 SWC action continues Wednesday as Texas travels to Rice for a tip off and Houston goes to Dallas to face SMU at 8 Also TCU meets Texas Tech in On Arkansas takes on Baylor in Waco at Sports World Scoreboard Iowa takes over 1 spot ontheair I TIIPCPIAV By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS About five hours after moving into the 1 spot in the Associated Press college basketball Iowa proved it belonged With leading scorer Roy Marble missing all but nine minutes because of an eye Iowa nonetheless pull ed out a 7067 victory over fifthranked a club whose only previous defeat had been to 2 North its the first time in its history that Iowa has been rank ed Iowa has another test Thursday at Iowa City against thirdranked now was the beneficiary of UNLVs one point loss at this weeks U team The Hawkeyes received 34 firstplace votes from a na tionwide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters to 28 for North The Hawkeyes accumulated W more than the Tar was next with points while ranked first or six slipped to fourth with three firstplace votes and Alter the rest of the Top 10 included Illinois and Oklahoma ted the Second followed by Texas Christian and North Carolina state Bums son stays in Brotherly City PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia Eaglee defensive Wade vho considered a coaching job in I spoke to Tom Landry today and we couldnt get things worked Phillips said Monday after talking with the Dallas Ive said all along I like it here and it would be hard for me to change from the 39yearold son of former Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints Coach Bum joined the Eagles before the 1986 season as defensive coordinator and linebackers Landry said he was interested in Phillips because the defensive coach knew about the and 34 Landry said he wanted to revamp the Cowboys hex defense with elements of other Harritt takes coaching job AW4NQTON Texas Inf ielder Toby Harrab has announced be wUl retire from the game and accept a position as manager of one of the American League clubs f arm Harrah said earlier in the year he wanted to stay with the club at least one more season but Monday he acknowledged his playing career was I love baseball more than anything he I did everything I cpujd to try and stay in baseball but it Just didnt wort owt that Baseball as player is TUESDAY 6 Basketball Virginia Tech at 7 Basketball Missouri at Kan 8 Basketball Clemson at Georgia 10 Americas Cup Challengers WEDNESDAY 6 Basketball Connecticut at Basket Houston at Basketball DePaul at 8 Basketball Vilianova at local sports Job with the Dallas says he wul stay at his NFL who played the last two years with the Rangers will manage the Gull Coast a turn that will play at Port the AL club an Harrah completed his major league career with 195 home 919 RBls and average to Soccer Sao Marcos at Ca 5 Boys basketball KerrviUe Tivy JV varsity at New 5 Girls basketball Fredericksburg varsity at Smithson 5 Boys basketball Canyon varsity boys at 5 Girls basketball New Brawlels varsity at KerrviUe Soccer Seguln at Smtftosoo 6 Girls basketball Boerne varsity at 6 Boys Smtthaao Valley varsity at 8 Soccer New Braunfels at THURSDAY 7 Sports Banquet New Braunfels Booster Club FallSports ban New Braunfels Civic FRIDAY Soccer Memorial at Smithson Boys basketball Clemens varsity at Smithson 5 Girls basketball Canyon varsity at 5 Girls basketball Smithson Valley varsity at 6 Boys basketball Locknart varsity at Canyon Parents 6 Girls basketball South San West Campus varsity at New FRIDAYSATURDAY Soccer New BraunleU at Alamo Heights District 134 A standings TMJH Smitnson Valley at Fredericksburg Hays at Lockhart Clemens idle Fredericksburg Hays New Braunfels Kerrville Tivy Canyon Smithson Valley Lockhart KemlUeTivy NewBraunJels Won 6 1 6 6 W 8 I 6 5 4 2 2 o Frederickfburg at Smithm Vmuey New Braunfels at KerrvUfe Boerne at Cany on LocknartatHays Clemens idle College scores By The Prtsi EAST CaaWum New Hampshire Maryland Bucknelisj Navy Penn Rutgers 60 SOUTH Hays SmithsoD Valley Lockhart KerrvUtoTlvy at Mew Cany on at Boerne Canyon MJDWf ST tOUTWWfST
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