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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas S r Sports 3rdCanyonSV match crucial for both teams The and perhaps most meeting between the Smithson Valley and Canyon volleyball teams takes place this The series stands at one match and if past history is any in todays meeting could be the Smithson Valley took the honors in the first downing the Cougarettes 1513 to win third place at the Fraulein Volleyfest at Canyon Gym back in late The Rangerettes trailed 125 in the third game of the match but rallied to even their season record at six games The second at Smithson Valleys counted in the district standings and Canyon came home with a The match was marked by remarkably long volleys and sparkl ing As Rangerette Coach Louise Davidson sais Its one of those that you hate to see anybody The defeat was the second in as many district matches for Smithson but since then the Rangeret tes have gone 51 in 134A falling only to frontrunning New Canyon has continued to play well and owns second place in the district with a 62 one full game over the thirdplace A Smithson Valley win would pull the two teams even while a Canyon victory would make things awfully tough for the Rangerettes playoff New Braunfels is more than halfway through doing what most district coaches thought no team would do this season go The 80 Unicorns host Boerne this Big doings in 134 A NBBoerne highlight games m i si rite they I he homecourt advantage has not held true so fai in CanyonSmithson Valley Photo by Deryl Clark a team they defeated 15C in their first In its eight district New Braunfels has only had to play the third game that being against Tivy on The Unicorns are 23 3 on the season and are getting close to clinching their first playoff ap tiie pearance since vanccci to Uu Rolh the New Bniunfols Ho and CanyonSmithson Yalkv dies begin at 5 between freshmen and junior in th Two teams with strong playoff hopes will collide in Mountain City tonight as the Mays Rebels host Scherlz Clemens in a key District 13 4A The Rebels have lost just one game all year their district opener against Boerne and look to keep their playoff hopes alive tonight against the Clemens is looking more and more like the team to beat in the having won all four of its three by In district the Buffaloes have beaten Smithson Valley and Fredericksburg by a combined score of The Harris Rating Service has also taken note of the Follow ing last weeks win over Smithson Valley and the tie between Kerrville Tivy and Harris now rates Clemens as the best learn in the district and the 12th best in the The Rebels offense has been hampered by turnovers in most of its but the defense has caused just as many Hays spotted Freilericksburg i 70 load midway through the second quarter last week before scoring lo points in a 24 serond spati before the half on the way ton victory Clemens piled up nearly yards of rushing Smitlison Valley Insl week Stopping the Buffaloes may be but the Rebels will have to contain them to keep the gaine rinse Clemens was a 237 winner last year and are a in point pick to repeat Ins time In what looks like a potential Ixickhart travels to Kerr ville to play the Tivy Antlers Tivy should be ready to get back on track alter being held lo District 134 A W L T ff PA 0 0 4 0 1 3 0 1 4 1 0 320 220 230 1 4 0 133 146 13 95 33 117 58 64 68 47 61 75 80 34 86 0 5 0 37 M District 134A Football Standin SEASON Team Clemens Bocrtie Tivy Hays Smithson Valley New Braunfels Lockhart Canyon Fredericksburg DISTRICT Clemens Boerne Kerrville Tivy Hays Smithson Valley New Braunfels Lockharl Canyon Fredericksburg Todays Games Boerne at New Braunfels Fredericksburg at Canyon Clemens at Hays Lockhart at Tivy Smithson Valley Idle a draw against Boerne last The Antlers have eight starters returning on defense and have as talented an offensive backfield as can be found in KM Lockhart is not a team that can be taken too lightly especially with running backs Michael Spruieil and The Lions may not be too adept at sustained but they can score without warning from anywhere on the Tivy won last years game 336 and are picked by 27 points this In games involving local both Canyon and New Braunfels are at home New Braunfels hosts Boerne in another key especially for the who already have a district loss to The tie between Boerne and Tivy last week opens things up for the other but it is safe to say New Braunfels will have to do well tonight to have a chance of safely defending its district New Braunfels has had an extra week to prepare for this meeting with an off week last Boerne surprised some people last year in its first season as a Class 4A school and has not shown any sign of slipping With a bruising runn ing game and a defense that did not surrender any points until last weeks 1313 the Greyhounds have proven they are a major force in the In one of the most important games of last the Unicorns downed Boerne This time the Greyhounds are a 6polnt Canyon hosts Fredericksburg in a game that features two teams which have so far had disappointing Canyon has had good defensive ef forts against New Lockhart and but not good enough to earn wins The of fense has looking sharp one drive and anemic the next Fredericksburg has suffered through an 05 season so The Billies lack a game breakertype but like the Billle teams of the there is an abundance of ag gressiveness and tradition The Cougars nipped Fredericksburg 76 last The game could be as close this time Harris rates the game as a tossup Smithson after suffering its first district loss to Clemens last is idle tonight especially for is idle tonight Louis may lose Pendleton as series moves to SF CAM UT5 A SAN FRANCISCO AP The Louis already limping without slugger Jack Clark in their may also be minus a second cog for Game 3 of the National Leagues Third baseman Terry Pendleton sprained his left ankle while working out Thursday at Candlestick Xrays were taken at a and Pendletons availability for to days game against the San Francisco Giants was in Almost more so than with par ticularly on the injury dealt Louis a crippling National League By The Associated Press LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Tuesdays Game Si Louis San Francisco Wednesdays Game San Francisco Louis serifs lud 1 1 TodaysGame The 27yearold a started 156 of the Cardinals first 159 names He batted with ll home runs St Matiritn Saturrtrtys S X Sundays Game St Tuesdays Gam Wednesdays Garni I I career hiijh run was Si inly Ujiiendo i at tlunl until t title Manager Whites llerzog announced earlier Thursday that righthander Danny Cox would be unable to pitch Game U as previously scheduled He hasnt pitched since last said of 11 who is recovering nun a stiff neck Coy originally was to hast pitched lame 1 His place will be taken to day by n rookie left In the continued absence of who hit home runs and totaled UK RBI Uforv sideliwd a month ago by an ankle and Tony ina ar St Ixmfs1 Twins go two games up on Tigers MIMMPAPm 1C only evenday players who bat from the right Ientlleton Is one of six Louts switch hitters the teams regular also played some at first If Pena shifts there and Lindeman moves from first to right the switchhitting Oqucndo would xat third and Steve a righthanded would sptll Pena as catcher Every day he gets a little bit better bul thats still not good Merzog said of who has bwn underoing dally treat ment for his ankle injury 1 could use him lo pinch Thats as far as Id KO with him MINNEAPOLIS AP Jack Mor ris had never lost to the Twins in Min And during this American League Doyle Alexander had not lost to But both Detroit righthanders met their demise in the American League playoffs with the Twins taking a 20 lead over the Tigers in the bestof seven We definitely feel good about whats happened the last two said Minnesotas Tom whose secondinning RBI double broke the ice against Morris in Thursday nights 63 victory in Game We beat two of the best in Doyle Alexander and Jack said Dan whose tworun single in the fourth put the Twins up I think that shows a little bit of the character of the Minnesota Wednesdays 85 was 90 in the regular season after the Tigers acquired him 12 from He was 20 against the as was Morris the winn ingest pitcher of the who had been 110 in Minnesota including 80 in the On it had seemed the Tigers American League By The Associated Press LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Wednesdays Game Minnesota Detroit 5 Thursdays Game Minnesotit iKtroH Minnesota leads series 20 Saturdays Game Minnesota iSlrakor KUn at Detroit Terrell 17lUi Sundays Game at Detroit Mondays Game Minnesota at Detroit Wednesdays Game Detroit ui Minnesota Thursdays Game Detroit at were favored and the Twins were in Paper doesnt win said who had said before the game that he desperately wanted to win to prove that Twins Kxective Vice President Andy MacPhail erred in not signing Last the Paul native had come to town wearing his black mink coat and offering to join the Twins as a S2 million free The AL East champion Tigers are counting on their prowess at Tiger Stadium a 5V27 bmnc ivrorri was second only to league leading M dome mark and Minnesotas shabby road At the AL West champion Twins had the worst road showing of any division u inner in big leaguf I dont think were going to get swept in said Mmmsota righthander Hert Aim allowed seven hits in 7 1 think well win it After todays travel the teams will meet Saturday at p m i i n at Tiger Stadium for Game i Mm nesola rookie Les K id uil face Detroil righthander Walt In Game 1 is scheduled Sunday night and Game n would Despite needing to take four nf five games to prevent the Tunis from winning their first AL pennant MIKC Detroit Manager Sparky dfr son remained calm I dont think 1 11 shoo he Im not suicidal who won a million contract from Hie I igers in arbitra tion after no learn meet hi said thipitch he threw to Tim LaiHrirr with two outs in the se cond inning was my poorest my biggest a nothing a slider down the a 191 hitter during the season who was u with two strikeouts lined a two run double to left putting the Tw ms ahead for gcxxi at The rest of Laudners contribution caiur on where he caught Blyleven and guided the curveballer through a rocky start who led the majors in homersallowed with had put the Twins in a 20 hole by yielding Cbet Lemons two run homer in the top of the second Once be settled be retired 18 of 2u batters as the Twins built him a lead The two fourthinning runs that came on Gladdens hit were set up by Randy Bushs single and steals of both second and third bases After Kent Hrbcks solo homer in the fifth put Minnesota up Biyleven surrendered Lou Whitakei line drive homer in the eighth He then gave up a single to Darrel KWJILS and was removed to a standing ovation from the largest croud ever to watch a baseball game in i he state of Talks continue for 5thstraiaht day TYSONS Va API Ac taiirc NTLI ni TYSONS AP As talks design ed to end the NFL strike continued for the fourth straight union officials painted an optimistic picture while management remained cautiously Union chief Gene Upshaw and management head Jack Donlan were to resume negotiations to Day 18 of the after a lengthy session that began Thursday morning and ended early to Neither side would say how long the session During the marathon meeting Donlan and Up shaw touched upon many of the major in cluding free guaranteed pen sion and severance The only issues that the sides could agree were minor ones such as club player security and the retention of player Not since the negotiations began had the two NFL Players Association hopeful that a settle ment could soon be Gene thinks the talks have been fruitful and NFLPA assistant director Doug Allen Both sides have demonstrated the flexibility to discuss the concerns of the other Gene remains encouraged by the pace of the But Management Council spokesman John Jones conveyed a more stoic A difference of opinion remains on many ma jor he This is not an overnight pro and the characterization of it as such not on ly misleads the players but the public as well Were trying to be Jones The process is not moving as rapidly as some members of the union say it If Upihaw and Doolan had their Jones and Alien were no They couldnt On the critical subject of free Jones claimed the union was standing by its demand for total freedom for a player sometime in his a demand management has insisted it will not grant Allen would not categorize the talks on free But he did say Upshaw has not deviated from his made to the unions player reps Tuesday that he would not would not let one issue stand in the way of an Two other issues have popped up since the beginning of the and both could prove to be major The players want the games featuring replace ment players to be dropped from the Owners want the new contract to run at least six The owners have insisted that the which almost certainly will be held this Sunday and Mon day for a second will count in the standings Local capsules Greyhounds Unicorns TaunfcU tail New L7 Iknnii 12 Hoerm tlfJTiv n ii Idle hard On ollenW Local injuries None Billies Cougars Matchup Fredericksburg 1 05 overall i3 in district at Canyon 1 1 4 overall district Last Kredencksburg 6 Last Canyon lost to Ixxkhart 76 Frederickburg was defeated by 237 Came Both teams have had disappointing seasons so ar Thinas turned sour for Fredericksborg early when it lost its top Derrick Ueitrich to an in jury in the first scrimmage Three of the five Billie have by a touchdown or less Fredericksburg has scored Uie tint touchdown In eacn of iu last two games Canyon has been sporadic all playing well despite mits to New Braunfels and Boerne and looking poor against Westlake and VI Valle The Cougars have surrendered only 12 points in the second hall all seaaon Canyons downfall has been the second when it has been outscored S2C The two teams are at the bottom of the District 13IA so a win is Unnortant to both clubs It will be Homecoming tonight at Cougar Players watch Leslie a Ulpouod could be the Billies best all around leading the defense from his middle linebacker Meiuoo and he offense from the fullback slot Tight end is a favonle Uraet for senior quarterback Michael Steven Sanchez a thraryear sive is Frederickburg s anchor on the line The big key or Canyon wuTbc whether the offensive line can create holes for running backs Chad Austin and KaUv Mulhollan and give quarterback Steven SummenTeaouab time to lind an Local Besides the usual bumps and bruises the Couoars ara hulthv new injuries to
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