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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 27, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports January New Texas Cages Giants basking in success now that drought has ended D A C A A yi ij s A Whos hotter AP Standing atop the NFL the New York Giants arent get ting carried away with their They are humbled by their own Team for shows 30 years bet ween Giant a streak that ended Sunday with a 3920 Super Bowl victory over the Denver After their 1956 National Foot ball League the Giants lost their next five ti tle games and than went 23 years without even get ting into one after falling 1410 to the Chicago Bears in Coach Bill Parcells and quarterback Phil the Super Bowl most valuable player with a recordsetting 22 of 25 passing can learn from their personal Just three seasons they were surrounded by It was a long climb from that 3121 mark to this years I know now what real euphoria Parcells said Its a wonderful feeling and I dont know if Ill ever be able to duplicate Just three years Parcells wasnt even sure hed be much less winning a champion He had replaced Ray who left the Giants for the University of and those 1983 Giants werent really his At that he was just trying to survive in the NFL after stints at seven colleges and a job as linebacker coach in New You dont think in terms of the Super Parcells said when asked if he ever despaired of making it to the You just work hard and hope you put a competitive team on the Parcells began doing that in when the Giants were a wildcard playoff team with a 97 They moved up to 106 the next season each lost in the playoffs to the eventual Super Bowl I know now what real euphoria Its a wonderful feeling and I dont know if Ill ever be able to duplicate Giants Coach Bill Parcells I felt we could have won last he I was quite disappointed with what happened in This the Giants started winning on 27 the same night the New York Mets won the World The Giants didnt stop tak ing 12 straight games to give New York a Super BowlWorld Series Only Baltimore in 1971 and Pittsburgh in 1979 managed a similar What does it all mean for the particular ly since the 49ers and Bears didnt come close to repeating after thoroughly dominating the com petition in 1984 and respectively We have to prepare ourselves for the next Parcells I dont think history means one thing in football because every year is a new year and every game is a new If you start thinking about history its all The historical aspect is for guys who used to play or for Simms might not agree with Hes had enough ups and downs to fill a yet hes only And he has taken inspiration from his I had doubts that I would ever play as well as I thought I said who was New Yorks surprising top draft pick in 1979 out of Morehead State in A couple of especially in I had a lot of I was always but it just wasnt Simms missed all nine games of the strike shortened 1982 season with a knee By the next training Perkins was Parcells had been promoted from defensive coordinator to a head coach who was unfamiliar with Parcells knew that Scott Brunner had played well in place of Simms in so Parcells went with When Simms did get his in the sixth game of the year against he hit seven of 13 passes and moved the previously sput tering But he broke his thumb when his hand struck Dennis Harrisons arm while throw and missed the rest of the In was lucky not to get the the way it turned Simms Scott played himself off the If I was in the same I might have done the same That was a year of the entire team falling apart Simms complained loudly for several weeks after training camp about losing out to and asked to be Thank Bill didnt listen to he I wondered if theyd ever forgive of all is Simms set team records for attempts and yardage by going 286 for 533 for yards in The next he made the Pro Now he is a cham I dont know how far I he I came along with the The best thing I did was hang in there and keep A couple of years I didnt know how long I would After I told Lawrence Taylor I might play a little if I dont get hit Broncos get heroes welcome DENVER AP A thundering crowd of Broncos fans who saw Denver go down in defeat in Super Bowl XXI rolled out the orange and blue welcome mat for their homecoming heroes in a lovein for players and fans Youre still 1 with and We still love said signs held by the sea of orangeandblue clad fans who packed downtowns 17th Street and Civic Center Park on Mon day to cheer the AFC We love Broncos owner Pat Bowlen told the Youre the greatest fans in the whole wide You have taken us from the outhouse to the penthouse Youve really lifted our Well return well be We will have the world I promise you he You dont know how much this means to veteran linebacker Tom Jackson told the cheering as the homecoming parade became a rally at Denvers City County It was a long plane ride but youve welcomed us in a way we wont soon You guys are Its a love affair that Im going to cherish cornerback Louis Wright told the crowd beneath a sea of orange and blue The who lost the Super Bowl Sunday in 39 20 to the New York were the guests of honor at a ticker tape parade and rally on a January after noon that saw temperatures in the Things didnt come out like we wanted them to this season but I can see good things to said wide receiver Steve You guys stay behind us because next year things are going to get even bet DER YL Photographer Both of the firstplace teams in the District 134A girls basketball race hit town tonight in key New Braunfels can inch closer to second place with a victory against The Unicorns have won four of their last five games and are in third place with a 7 3 The Greyhounds come into town with a 92 still alive with a 56 hosts The Billies are tied with Boerne for the top spot in the Smithson Valleys boys and girls teams both have the night New Braunfels boys team will try to at least hold on to its share of se cond place tonight against 18 still looking for its first district will travel to Fredericksburg to take on the firstplace who are After 26 the Panthers win in Syracuse By The Associated Press Syracuse has lost in the Carrier Dome only 19 times since it opened for the 198081 The last two defeats have come at the hands of teams coached by Paul Evans I7thranked Pittsburgh Panthers ended a 26year losing streak in Syracuse Monday night with an 8470 victory over the 6 Orangemen and extended his personal winning streak in the Dome to two In last years NCAA Eastern Regional Evans Navy led by 7 foot1 center David beat Syracuse Scoreboard Evans preferred to concentrate on Monday nights Big East Conference It was a good win for us in that weve had some trouble against the name teams in the Big said whose 154 overall and 42 in the lost conference games earlier this season to Georgetown and both of which are Pitts sophomore forward Jerome the nations leading led the Pan thers with 26 points and 15 The Orangemen are 172 and In other games involving ranked teams Monday 3 NevadaLas Vegas beat Fresno State 10658 13 Duke defeated Cornell 8559 and 14 Clemson beat Win throp The Atlantic 10 Conference game between Rutgers and 7 Temple was postponed because of snow and was rescheduled for 3 UNLV Fresno 58 The Runnin Rebels surpassed the 100 point mark for the eighth time this season as they scored the games first 12 points and led by as many as 34 in the first Nevada Las Vegas scored the first 20 points of the se cond half to take a 7624 lead with to Armon Gilliams 23 points led the nations highest scoring team with a pointspergame The Runnin Rebels improved to 191 overall and 80 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Fresno 712 and was led by Mike Mitchells 22 In action Youngstown State for ward Tilman Bevely scored 55 tying the Ohio Valley Conference mark set 22 years ago by Clem in the Penguins 11587 victory over Tennessee a 6foot4 made 19 of 27 shots from the field including four of eight from 3point range and made 13 of 17 free throws in matching Haskins total which he set for Western Kentucky on 1965 against Middle Bevely also led the Penguins with 12 re On the air TUESDAY 6 Basketball Connecticut at Boston 7 Basketball Dayton at Notre Basketball Philadelphia at New 8 Basketball Villanova at Local sports New TUESDAY Soccer Canyon at 5 Girls basketball Boerne at 5 Boys basketball New Braunfels at 6 Soccer Smithson 6 Girls basketball 6 Boys basketball Boys basketball Smithson freshmen AErB 8 Girls basketball 8 Boys basketball 8 Br Bock District 134A Standings BOYS GIRLS Boerne Fredericksburg New Braunfels Hays Kerrville Tivy Canyon Clemens Smithson Valley Lockhart Todays Games Fredericksbuig at Canyon Boerne at New Braunfels Clemens at Hays Lockhart at Kenville Tivy Smithson Valley idle 2 2 3 4 4 6 7 9 11 Baylor puts clamp on UH Cougars in 6762 SWC victory NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Fredecicksburg New Braunfels Clemens Kaffville Tivy Uockhart Smithaon Valley Boarne Canyon ii New 17 Anthony Jersey Central ierne at 4 ft els at 11 WESTERN Won 7 HOUSTON AP Baylor Coach Gene Iba said the Bears strategy was simple Contain Houstons Greg The strategy as Baylor downed the Cougars 6762 in the only Southwest Conference game played Monday We knew we couldnt let Greg catch the ball or he would beat just like hes beaten some other Iba Anderson was kept to four points and four re bounds while getting off only three Baylor center Darryl Middleton scored 25 points and guard Michael Williams followed with 24 to pace the UH Coach Pat Foster said Middleton and Williams playing hurt his teams It wasnt any big he Those Sports World two are great players and the others played their They just clear out one side for Williams and if hes not they get inside to the big guy Mid Foster said the Cougars didnt make it tough enough for The game Saturday a 6256 loss to TCU col lapsed us and we didnt have any intensity on the coach We1 re not getting any consistent shooting from Texas Christian was idle Monday but moved up in The Associated Press Top 20 poll from 19 to Texas Tech hosts Midwestern in non conference It is the only SWC game Baylor improved to 107 overall and 52 in the conference after winning four of their last five Houston fell to 116 and 43 after losing three of their last Rickie Winslow led Houston with 21 points and 15 The 6foot2 Williams blocked a then stole a pass and started a Baylor surge for a 6050 advantage with two minutes left in the Baylor had opened the second half on an 116 tear to take a 3734 lead on six points from The guard had 16 points in the second Middleton had 14 points in the first in cluding 12 of Baylors first 18 Winslow had 11 of Houstons first 15 points as well as u first half Neither team established more than a fourpoint lead in the first half as Houston went ahead 8826 at half time despite shooting 37 Canyon at Ftedeticksburg Hays Clemens Smithson Valley Idle Mondays Games Seattle Utah 95 Phoenix Detroit OT Milwaukee Clippers 94 Portland Denver OT Teufel receive fine HOUSTON AP From now New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling says hell stay in his hotel and watch televison while in He wont be going to Darling awl tnfielder Tim Teufel pleaded no contest Monday to reduc ed charges of resisting arrest stemm ing from an altercation with two off duty Houston police officers outside Coolers nightclub last Mlsdeameanojr charges against two other Mets pitchers Bob Ojeda and Rick were dismissed as part of a plea bargain arrangejgjgnt reached after nearly hours of discussions in a Harris County Asked if he would go back to Darling never Im watching a lot of TV in Houston from now and were fined 200 each and placed on one year probation under terras of the If the two successfully complete the their records wUl he Biaekman head West reserves the first tune two Dallas Mavericks have been selected tor the NBA AUStar Game to be played next month in Mark Aguirre and Rolando Blackman were two of seven reserves selected by Western Con ference The rosters were announced Aguirre said wellpublicized con frontations with Coach Dick Motta in the past probably kept him off previous AllStar x It probably is better that 1 didnt make it the last two he The Allstar game will be played 8 in the Seattle Trail Blazers soar The Portland Trail usual ly one of the NBAs best defensive tried to outgun the high scoring Denver Nuggets and it This was no place for the taint of heart Portland Coach Mike Schuler said after the Trail Blazers got past Denver 145Hi in overtime Monday Kiki Vandeweghe scored 35 Steve Johnson had 32 and Clyde Drexier added 22 as host Portland improved its overtime record to 54 this season In ojjjer bfat Detroit 12QU8 to Seattle downed Utah 10895 and M defeated the Los Angeles
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