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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports February Texas Pages TCU clinches crown as Owls upset Bears Horned Frogs blitz the 7054 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas Christian basketball coach Jim Killingsworth says his newly crowned Southwest Conference cham pions started their title drive as soon as they lost their last game of 1986 In the NIT postseason 1 think at that time our players realized that they had a chance to be a pretty good basketball team this KlHlngsworth said Wednesday night after TCU beat Texas And they came in this past fall and worked hard from the very The Horned Frogs clinched the regularseason title when cellardwelling Rice upset Baylor 6362 Wednesday The Horned who returned four starters from last years conference trichampionship stand at 214 121 in the with three conference games Guards Carven Holcombe and Jamie Dixon scored 18 points each for and Larry Richard added 13 re In other SWC Houston blitzed Texas 6746 and Southern Methodist beat Texas Tech Weve worked so hard this said Weve worked so hard on playing defense and reboun all those and it feels great when it pays whose two top scorers saw limited action due to nagging fell to 1314 and Patrick played sparingly and scored just 10 Raynard the teams secondleading had four Travis Mays led the Longhorns with 14 Greg Hines scored off a rebound with two seconds re maining to give Rice its win over The Owls upped their record to 816 overall and 211 in the the only conference team to defeat TCU this fell to 1410 and Darryl led Baylor scoring with 18 and Hines led Rice with We frustrated Hines They missed a lot of easy shots We frustrated them a Rickie Winslow scored 16 points to lead Houston over Texas The Cougars improved to 168 for the season and 85 in SWC The Aggies fell to 13n and Winston Crite paced Texas with 17 Winslow grabbed 11 rebounds and became the fourth Cougar player to rank in the SWC career top 10 in reboun He joins Akeem Clyde Drexler and The home field was real In the last we didnt break their press and that really hurt Sophomore guard Kato Armstrong scored a career high 32 24 of them during a second half to lift Southern Methodist over Texas SMU improved to 49 in the conference and 1312 Tech fell to86 and SMU led by as many as 21 in the second but Red Raider senior guard Wendell Owens got a hot hand in the closing minutes to make the score He finish ed with a careerbest 32 Celtics end losing skid by trouncing the AAavs DALLAS AP You dont mess with the Boston Celtics The Dallas Mavericks found that out on Wednesday Dallas just caught us on a bad said Kevin whose 28 points led Boston to a 11396 victory over the After losing two in a row and playing as poorly as we Coach Jones really got on He doesnt yell too so when he did we got our tails in The world champions were riding a twogame losing streak after a 20 point loss to Utah and blowing a 17 point lead to the Los Angeles I think we saw tonight what it takes to win a worlds champion said Dallas Coach Dick played like they were possess They just kicked us all It was the first time in 68 NBA games that Dallas had been held to under 100 I wasnt thinking about losing three in a said I was just happy we got back on the winn ing I gave the team a day ofl and it Boston outshot Dallas 50 percent to 40 percent and outrebounded the Mavs Larry Bird had his second triple double of the year with 16 12 rebounds and 11 We had played two bad games in a row and we wanted to get back on the winning Bird We knew we would have a tough game Thursday night against We didnt want to go there with three losses in a Boston silenced the sellout crowd of fans in Reunion Arena surging to a 6746 haUtime lead after outscoring the Mavericks 3717 in the second The Celtics 3814 built a 3lpoint lead midway of the third quarter as Jones substituted It was Bostons sixth straight road Danny Ainge scored 25 and Robert parish had 14 for the defen ding world champic Ainge said We had a lot of rest and really got in o our transition game U nay have looked easy but it Ve had to work for every point we now was led by Mark Aguirre who had J9 points and Sam Perkins who adde Scoreboard NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Boston 38 14 Philadelphia 30 22 Washington 28 23 New York 15 36 New Jersey 12 38 Central Division Detroit 32 17 Atlanta 32 18 Milwaukee 34 21 Chicago 25 24 Indiana 25 27 Cleveland 21 31 WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division Dallas 32 19 Utah 30 21 Houston 27 23 604 481 481 Denver 23 30 San Antonio 19 33 Sacramento 17 34 Parltic Division Lakers 39 13 GB Portland 32 21 Golden State 26 28 8 Seattle 25 27 9i Phoenix 22 30 Clippers 8 42 240 25 Wednesdays Games Philadelphia Golden State 103 Cleveland Sacramento 119 i Indiana Seattle 88 1 Boston Dallas 96 510 7 Lakers Denver 122 Milwaukee Utah 109 404 12 Todays Games Golden State at New Jersey Cleveland at New York Seattle at Detroit 588 2 Boston at Houston 540 Portland at Phoenix 10 15 14 14 17 30 Dallas starting guard Derek Harper missed his first game of the season because of an infected left is a different team without Derek in said Boston is now 131 in the alltime series against the Kings 119 Center Brad Daugherty scored a seasonhigh 33 point to help Cleveland snap Sacramentos three game winning Daugherty and fellow rookies Ron Harper and John Williams scored six points each during a 226 run that brought the Cavaliers from a 10497 deficit to a 119110 lead with just more than two minutes The victory was the Cavaliers sixth in their last seven home 76ers Warriors 103 Andrew Maurice Cheeks and Charles Barkley combined for 75 points as the 76ers survived a late Golden State rally in Toney scored Cheeks 25 and Barkley 23 as the 76ers handed the Warriors their llth loss in 14 who earlier this week call ed some of his teammates wimps and also grabbed 18 Barkley praised his teams effort against Golden but didnt back off from his earlier I just told the he dont care who doesnt like Pacers SonicsSS Guard John Long scored 29 points to lead Indiana to its fifth win in seven The Pacers jumped out to an 80 lead on their homecourt and stayed in front the rest of the Bucks Jazz 109 Terry Cummings scored 35 points as the visiting Bucks won their sixth straight Milwaukee took its biggest lead of the when John Lucas completed a three point play with Utah scored the next seven including four by Thurl to cut the gap to two with But the Bucks pulled on a pair of free throws by Lucas with 17 seconds Lakers Nuggets 122 Magic Johnson scored 37 points and handed out 16 assists as the visiting Lakers improved their record to a leaguebest Kareem AbdulJabbar added 25 points while James Worthy had 21 for Los Alex English led Denver with 27 LESLIE Photographer Byron Black enjoys one of the few breaks in his hectic schedule Tennis Continued from Page 1 the other students Is to rise at 6 and play tennis for 50 They go to school until 2 and hit the courts from until when they begin fitness workouts for about None of the students participate on the high school tennis Besides several coun tries are represented at in cluding England and the Tyzzer said to attend Newks the players must be able to compete at championship level and must be good They are sacrificing their normal home We give them as much of a home environment as we said Its very specialized Its nothing but ten tennis For life in America is a bit more hectic than his childhood grow ing up in Zimbabwe formerly Its not as competitive as the said of U is an easy way of Its not so Its one of the better African coun It has excellent he It is not unusual for people to have a tennis court because of the cheap We had four tennis courts at my three grass and one On the Black rules from the He uses a twohand forehand and backhand style and is relentless in picking up balls off the Last Black won the Ted Erck Invitational in Austin by knock ing off the 1 juniors division player in Texas in Mitch In the past Black finished in the Top 16 in two international tour naments the Orange where he lost to the eventual and the where he defeated a former 1 Tyzzer said that Blacks power game has improved from his serve to his movement to his Right its just a matter of his said Hes a late but hes getting good guidance and development in this You cant put your finger on whos going to be We just them the he Hes one of the best weve seen around Rangers hope to surprise competing in 4A baseball By TIM WAITS Staff Writer Dont be surprised if one of the new kids on the District 134A baseball block makes a lot of noise when the others arent Were going to be more competitive in the new district than people said Smithson Valley Coach Bo Our lack of depth and experience may slow us down Wright said the strength of his Rangers this year will be in his returning starters from last Five plus four other lettermen are back from last years team that came one swing of a bat from reaching a playoff berth in District Making up the nucleus of the Rangers in 1987 are cat cher Jason third baseman Mike and first baseman Newton Speedster Scott Davis will be penciled in at center field and may see time at short The ace hurler for Smithson Valley will be Larry who posted an 84 record last year as a sophomore and is likely to get even The problem in the pitching department is that there isnt any ex perience on the staff besides Travis Tutwiller has shown promise in practice as Maywalds but the Rangers are shallow after Wright said the team weaknesses are depth at pit ching and experience up the middle on Smithson Valley didnt lose many from last but the Rangers were hurt right in the Gradua tion took care of shortstop Ray Reyes and second baseman Steve Last seasons center fielder and leadoff hitter Taylor who led the Rangers in a majority of the offensive categories moved But help is on the way in the form of Jay who will start out with the duties of shortstop and may bat in the leadoff Davis should offer speed in center field and Rick Russo will handle the chores at second Russo is the best weve got out here as far as said Russo and Mike Churchman are two pure McConnell and Churchman give the Rangers solid bat ting strokes from the lefthand side of the Chur chman will start the year defensively in right Left field is still a question with newcombers David Churchman and Chris Dees getting shots at the Power will not be in short supply for the they can space and McConnell the middle of the lineup to drive in At Ranger where the dimensions range from only 305 to 310 power is an essential Newt and Jason will supply the said Until we see we have no idea what the batting order will he We are going to hit bet ter than last year on an overall Some new additions will be given a hard look and could put the Rangers in serious playoff contention if they come on Todd who will begin as a reserve first is coming off knee surgery and may be a plea sant surprise for the James Leineweber will be going out for baseball for the first time and may some at Its his first year of but hes a heckuva said Wright of Russel Deily is a versatile utility who is especially adept on the base Steve Smith may alscK offer the Rangers some strong play off the Other newcombers include Todd Danny David and Joel all of whom are either ing basketball or soccer at the If the Rangers can come up with one more pitching arm and the defense comes together well by they may have a lot to say before seasons Smithson Valley opens the season against Luling The game was schedule for 7 at but i may be mover to Ranger Field in the District opens March 10 at home against Ranger schedule Date 24 27 10 13 17 20 24 27 Opponent Luling at San Marcos Tivy tourney Lockhart at Fburg New Braunfels atSouthside at Hays Canyon Time TBA TBA 31 3 7 10 14 21 28 Mayl May5 May8 May 12 at Tivy Clemens at Boenre at Lockhart Fredburg atNB Hays at Canyon Tivy at Clemens Boerne Sports World On the air 6 College basketball South CaroJtaw at Merayphls basketball Vanderbilt at Pro basketball Boston at a College basketball North College basketball By The Associated Press EAST UIL rejects offseason training limits 1Q College basketball UCUA at College middlewei UA Jos Golden Gloves Canisius Vermont 91 Georgetown Pittsburgh 52 Maryland County Notre Dame Fordham 57 SOUTH Mississippi 69 ciemson Wake Forest 71 Florida 7i Mississippi Georgia 63 North Carolina Tennessee Tennessee 7i Georgia Tecb 69 AUSTIN AP A University Interscholastic League committee of coaches and school ad ministrators has rejected a proposal to restrict offseason athletic training Members of the OffSeason Committee said regulation of such programs might be better left to local school which also was the view of several of some 25 persons who made presenta GTEPlidwr ESPN Mlssowi Nebraska M At a January the committee heard UIL staff stories of parents complaining that their children were being forced by coaches to lift weigWs and otherwise work out for one sport while playtag There also were reports of organized team workouts during the summer in an effort to gain an advantage over other on the committee voted 51 against a proposal that said Coaches of offseason sports may not require inseason athletes in other sports to miss inseason workouts in order to participate in offseason Committee member Bob McQueen of Temple moved to strike the proposal from recommenda tions that will be forwarded to the Athletic Com mittee in June McQueen said he agreed with a UIL statement that offseason workouts should be restricted to one period during the school and that wW pie sport participation should apt be discourag Wiggins wants to play in CBA HOUSTON AP Former Houston Rockets guard Mitchell banned from the NBA after testing positive for says he hopes to be playing soon in the Continental Basketball Wiggins and Rockets player Lewis Uoyd both banned from the National Basketball on 13 lor at least two years of djug Both entered a nter to Calif Wta   

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