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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports August Mew Texas Houston game out after Cardinal sweep By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bill Doran appreciates the seven game winning streak that is Houstons longest of the but hes not ready to call it the launch point for an Astros pennant Weve had momentum before and its seemed to leave us at said whose threerun homer helped the Astros defeat the Louis Cardinals 54 sweeping their threegame I just hope this time it stays with he Weve Just been hanging in there for it to Bet ter late than I Dorans 15th homer of the season gave the Astros a 30 lead in the fifth but the Cardinals took a 43 lead in the aided by pinch hitter Terry Pendletons tworun tri ple and Jack Clarks 33rd homer of the Houston tied it in their half of the seventh when third baseman Jose Oquendos throwing error allowed Craig Reynolds to score from third Glenn Davis followed with a sacrifice scoring Gerald Young with Die winning Young went 4for4 in the hit ting three singles and a double prior to scoring the winning He fell trying to catch Pendietons triple in the allowing two runs to The Cards scored five runs and got 16 hits in the They were shut out in the series opener and had the best chance of avoiding a sweep with as fourrun seventh inning before the Astros Rangers White Sox 1 Jose Guzman pitched a three hitter and Texas took advantage of Chicagos sloppy defense to beat the White Sox at walked two and struck out five He took a twohit shutout into the when Greg Walker drew a walk leading moved to third on Steve Lyons and scored on Fred Manri ques sacrifice The Rangers scored three unearn ed runs in the third against starter Richard Phillies Padres After being told Philadelphia was demoting him to Maine of the AAA international Fred Toliver posted his first major league victory as the Phillies defeated Uie San Diego Brewers Indians 2 Paul Molitor extended his hitting streak to 35 games Thursday night with two doubles and a tying Ty Cobb for the sixthlongest streak American League National League By The Associated Press East Division W L 6B Detroit 71 47 Toronto 72 49 A New York 69 52 3M Milwaukee 64 57 BA Boston 57 63 15 Baltimore 56 65 Cleveland 46 75 West Division W L GB Minnesota 66 57 Oakland 61 60 4 Kansas City 60 60 4V6 California 60 62 5 Texas 57 63 ni Seattle 57 64 8 Chicago 49 71 15H Thursdays Games Detroit Minnesota 0 Toronto Oakland 6 Milwaukee Cleveland 2 Texas Chicago 1 Baltimore California innings Seattle New York Innings Todays Games Detroit Tanana 137 and Petry 75 at Cleveland Yett 25 and Farrell t n Minnesota Viola 147 at Boston Clemens tn Kansas City 614 at Milwaukee Barker n Chicago Long 66 at Texas Harris 5 in Toronto Niekro 712 at California n New York iGutdry 37 at Oakland On n Baltimore Flanagan 25 at Seattle Moore n Press W 70 66 67 63 61 53 W 63 63 62 54 52 49 By The Associated East Division Louis New York Montreal Philadelphia Chicago Pittsburgh West Division Cincinnati San Francisco Houston Los Angeles Atlanta San DleRO Thursdays Games New York San Francisco Houston Louis 4 Atlanta Chicago 4 Cincinnati Pittsburgh 3 Los Angeles Montreal 2 Philadelphia San Diego 2 Todays Games Houston Deshaies 104 at Chicago Lynch 18 Los Angeles Welch 117 and Leary 38 at Philadelphia Rawley 155 and tn Louis Tudor 32 at Cincinnati Hof fman n San Francisco Dravecky 69 at Mon treal Martinez n San Diego Jones 54 at New York Darling n Pittsburgh Fisher 78 at Atlanta Smith in in modern majorleague as the Brewers routed After his secondinning double Thursday Molitor doubled in another run with a shot to the gap in rightcenter during the Brewers fiverun and he singled and scored to start the sixrun Blue Jays Atheltics 6 Juan Beniquez drove in his third run of the game with a fielders choice grounder in Torontos tworun ninth lifting the visiting Blue Jays over Braves Cubs 4 Gary Roenicke hit a tworun homer in the first capped a fiverun sixth with a threerun homer and walked and scored the tiebreaking run when Dale Murphy followed with his 33rd homer in the Mariners Yankees 3 Harold Reynolds basesloaded sacrifice fly in the 12th inning gave Seattle its victoryover New York at the snapping the Mariners sixgame losing Tigers Twins 0 Doyle Alexander pitched a five hitter over eight innings and Chet Lemons tworun double highlighted a fourrun fourth leading host Detroit over Minnesota and a sweep of the threegame Orioles Angels 2 Ron Washingtons tworun double with one out in the 12th inning lifted Baltimore over host com pleting a threegame sweep of the Giants 4 Barry Lyons hit his first major league grand slam in the sixth inning as New York rallied to down San Kevin McReynolds hit a solo home run in the fourth as the Mets set a team record with 149 homers for the bettering the old mark of 148 last Reds Pirates 3 Dave Parker hit a home run into the upper deck of Riverfront snapping a tie and leading The victory moved the Reds back into a tie for the NL West lead with San Dodgers Expos 2 Although he walked Fer nando Valenzuela pitched fourhit ball or seven innings to break a per sonal threegame losing Page Smithson Valley made it a clean sweep for the local teams in their volleyball Photo by Deryl Clark Rangerettes take care of MV Panthers By TIM WAITS Staff Writer Smithson Valley used an allaround attack en route to a 1510 vic tory over the Medina Valley Lady Panthers Thursday afternoon in the Rangerettes season Kim Vordenbaum helped carry the Rangerettes with a strong frontline That was the best game I have ever seen her said Rangerette Coach Louise She said she had taken her vitamins and I guess that Vordenbaum scored three points with four kills in the first as the Rangerettes held off a pesky Lady Panther Tied the Rangerettes took the lead on a Lady Panther violation and Sheryl Parker followed with an Vordenbaum connected on a Leslie McCoy set for a point and Parker served another ace to give the Rangerettes a fourpoint Sheryl was really having a great game of said The Rangerettes picked up three more points including Vordenbaums spike of a Lady Panther Medina Valley came back within two but a hit that went long gave the Rangerettes Tonja who made her first appearance in the game for the pur pose of finished the game with an After a slow start in the second the Rangerettes built a com manding 135 Five Rangerette points came on including three straight by Lisa Michele Hen who led the team with seven kills and four scored on a kill and a block during the As in the first the Lady Pan thers fought back within contention late in the but ran out of McCoy pounded home the final point off a set from Valley had a good said had a lot more talent than we were expec ting and that is We had a good scrimmage against West which was good for she Our passing was really good by everybody on the back Smithson Valley will be competing in the HarlandaleSan Antonio this Statistics AcesBlocksKillsPoints Assists New Braunfels Hennigar0274 Bowling Mc Coy 0041 Yell Hyatt 0011 Vordenbaum Peirsol Parker Totals4217u Final score SV wins SVs junior varsity won in three Football season begins with scrimmages today After weeks of prac drills and summer all three local football teams get to hit the stadiums tonight and look across the line of scrimmage at somebody other than their team All three teams will be at home for tonights first Canyon will host Leander visits New Braunfels and Smithson Valley hosts Marble The Rangers will begin at 5 with the freshman and junior var sity The varsity teams will hit the field at approximately 7 New Braunfels JV team will take the field at 6 with the varsity scrimmage following at The Canyon scrimmage will begin at with the junior varsity and varsity teams alter nating throughout the Each team will have one more scrimmage next then the regular season opens District 134A play starts two weeks after that on Mens basketball team nips Puerto Rico Scoreboard On the air FRIDAY 3 Baseball Houston at Chicago Auto racing NASCAR Winston pole qualifying for Busch Baseball Pittsburgh at Auto racing NASCAR Grand Nationals 11 Pan Am Games Finals tn mens basketball and womens allaround U am Running FalmouUi Road 1 Auto racing JHRA Nprtjtpro ing Mark Breland Marvin Starling for the WBA welterweight pelt Travers Stakes for 3year old 4 Auto racing American Tennis Players Challenge Canadian National mens Auto racing NASCAR Winston Cup Busch Baseball Pittsburgh at 8 Presseason football Pallas at San INDIANAPOLIS AP mens basketball got a womens softball and gymnastics got a and boxers are getting routed by Cubans at the Pan American With just the weekend left for these 16day Americans had a medal stash of including 158 108 silver and 73 They can still give away half their loot and be comfortably ahead of next with 30 Cuba is in third place with 153 60 Puerto Rico almost got in the way of the basketball teams drive for Thursdays game had a different twist because the United States won by only five points 8075 instead of its usual 30point There were no struggles at the soft ball field where the who have overwhelmed everyone since the games won the gold with a 41 victory over Puerto men had to settle for a silver after be ing beaten by Canada In the outcome was expected a team The hero was Instead of national champion Kristie Phillips leading the it was Sabrina whose consistency made up for her teammates mistakes on the balance beam and floor In Cubans continued to beating Americans Michael Bent and Frank Lilcs while finishing off a semifinals rout that put 10 Cubans into the finals of 12 weight SOFTBALL Michele Ella Vilehe and Rhonda Wheatley combined on the twohitter against Puerto For the the three pit chers combined to allow only one run in GO They gave up 10 hits while striking out 105 and walking Opposing batters had an batting average against The Canadian men won the gold behind the pitching of Rob Scheller and Glen GYMNASTICS Even with the un challenged team broke its own 24yearold Pan Am record with a score of The old record is Cuba won the silver and Canada took the of Monterey scored a in the floor exercise and a on the She led the in dividual standings with follow ed by Phillips at of Baton fell off the balance beam while trying to make a simple but climbed back on and did her famous back bending headsland for a BOXING Michael a and Todd at 139 were the lone bright spots for the winning easy decisions to move into the 1 think 1 just won the said of who beat Rafael Delvalle of Puerto Rico to earn a shot at Manuel Martinez of Im really not worried about the He didnt really impress on the other probably will have his hands full with Candelario the defending Pan Am who stopped Daneil Gueto of Panama in the first TENNIS Al of beat Miguel Nido of Puerto Rico 62 to reach the semifinals in mens The mixed doubles team of Patrick Johns younger and Jane Holdren lost to Juan Pinto and Belkis Rodriguez of Cuba TEAM SPORTS The United States crushed Puerto Rico 173 to clinch a berth in the gold medal game against Cuba in water The Americans hit on eight of their first 12 possessions with Peter Campbell scoring four seeking its fifth straight gold medal in womens defeated the United States Cuba plays Peru for the cham pionship America plays Brazil for third Oilers make offer to Highsmith Local sports 1 30 Qoli PGA Westero 2 Baseball New 3 BfSjsbaJJU Chicago 3 Horse raetof Isetio for ESPN 5 FapAkftU ViMJtey Marble freshmen and junior varsity scrimmage with varsity foilpwlng 1 at 6 New BrauAfels liamfer jURtor y vsity scrijmmaae with varsity following at at Unicom HOUSTON AP The Houston Oilers have oilered firstround pick Alonzo Highsmith the choice of a million contract or a match with the contract of un signed quarterback Kelly the Louis Car dinais firstround officials Piter general Manager kadd Herzeg came up with the after iwttog that jiighsmiths Robert had slated that to the same round eBJJJy 33 per cent more than runn ifli bafks drafted in the same The CardJRaJis said StewJJer was the sixth player chosen to the 3 rynjatog back from was jJWrd piayf r to Uxe first round by the The Oilers are prepared to sign Alonzo today to either a million proposal or to a standard contract where the Oilers agree to match the quarterbacks contract when the sixth player in this draft Herzeg said in a let ter to made public Fraley also released a statement to the saying his latest proposal calls for a million contract and a million signing Herzeg said the signing bonus was more than Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth received for sign ing with the Seattle in his letter to suggested that the con tract proposal be submitted to Come See Your Neighbor MIKE DELAVAN Krutiir Glitvrtitt Antonio Powntpwn New 625345   

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