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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports October Texas Page Washington scabs down 137 IRVING AP It was only fitting In the NFLs final replacement game that a former semipro quarterback was the winner and a 13year veteran quarterback failed with the contest on the The Washington without any regular beat the Dallas who started seven 137 Monday night In an NFC East showdown for first Tony a former Ten nessee star who was playing for the Richmond Ravens In led Washington to victory after Ed Rub bert went down with a shoulder In Jury In the first Robinson completed 11 of 18 passes for 152 yards and Lionel Vital ran for 136 yards against a Dallas defense that Included a frontline of veterans Randy Don Kevin and Ed Washington advanced to 41 and Dallas dropped to 32 because veteran Danny White couldnt pro duce with four downs from the Washington 20yard line In the final It Is one of the most emotional wins Ive ever been associated Washington Coach Joe Glbbs Our replacement players kept us In the conference They were 30 In their threegame Robinson said he realized he could be back with the Ravens I dont know where Ill be three days from Robinson 1 was Just happy to be part of the Red skins organization and play In a This was a great opportunity Robinson added I hated to see Ed get hurt He had been doing a terrific job What was heaven for Robinson was hell for the heavily booed This was one of the most difficult games Ive played White said The boos dont make my Job any NFT Tht AttoclttM Prttt AMtRICAN CONMHINCi New San Kansas NATIONAL Tampa Green San New LA Atlanta at Houston Buffalo at Miami Chicago at Tampa Bay Cincinnati at Pittsburgh Dallas at Philadelphia Denver at Minnesota Green Bay at Detroit New England at Indianapolis New York Jets at Washington San Francisco at New Orleans Louis at New York Giants Seattle at Los Angeles Raiders Kansas City at San Diego Monday Los Angeles Rams at Cleveland We could really use the homefield advantage Right now we dont have Can Minnesota be for real Louis Herzog says Twins do not have the pitching staff LOUIS AP The burden of proof now rests with the Louis Despite trailing Minnesota 20 in the bestof seven World Series going into tonights game at Busch the Cardinals remain un convinced the Twins are for In Cardinals Manager Whitey Herzog says the Twins couldnt win In the National League or the American League for that because they have only two bona fide starting the rookie Les takes the mound for Minnesota against the ace of Louis lefthander John When you have two starting pitchers and two days off during the World thats a hell of an Herzog said one of the off I dont think they could have won the AL East or the NL East with that type of situation when you play every But thats the way it Put them in the same division as Detroit AL East and the Tigers would win by 15 Thats because of the pitching Its nothing against To some of the it sounded like something against Hes grasping at Twins third baseman Gary Gaetti I dont know Would they win In the AL East Would they win In the American League at all And Twins first baseman Kent Hrbek said Too bad were not in their The Twins won the first two 101 and behind the pitching of Frank Viola and Bert who had 32 victories between them this Viola was lo against Detroit in the and Blyleven beat the Tigers twice in the fivegame series 810 during the started the Twins lone loss in the although it was not credited against his The loss went to Jeff Reardon in 102 after spending most of the season on the disabled list with a broken was 11 in World Series Tht Prtii AM Tiinti COT unttss Nottd Saturdays Oame Minnesota Louis 1 Minnesota Louis Minnesota leads series 20 Today lOamt Minnesota Straker 810 at Louis Tudor 102 WMntMayt Oamt Minnesota at Thursdays Oamt Minnesota at if necessary Saturdays Oamt Louis at 3 if necessary Sundays Oamt Louis at if necessary the Cardinals sevengame playoff victory over San In a you can get by using only five of your nine or 10 Herzog always said you shouldnt have an off day dur ing the With the off you cant see the depth of the pitching and it doesnt show the true strengths of the Only 10 of the 37 teams that have fallen behind 20 in the World Series have come back to The Cardinals consolation Is they are and away from the Metrodome in where Minnesota built the best home record in baseball this On the other the Twins this year had the worst road 29 of any team to ever win a The Twins were last in a World Series in The Cardinals have gone to the Series three of the past six beating Milwaukee in 1982 and losing to Kansas City in For the first the designated hitter rule is being used at the American League but not in the National League Until this the DH rule had been used in all World Series games in alternating Twins pitchers have been taking batting practice to prepare for Games 4 and and Manager Tom Kelly says the rule wont change his He doesnt intend to engage Her zog in a battle of double We dont have a National Leaguetype Kelly We have an American designated hitter Ryan Express to roll again HOUSTON APi Nolan Ryan will remain in a Houston Astros uniform next The Astros exercised the option on the veteran pitcher for the 1988 Dick the teams general said The Astros had until l to sign Everyone associated with the Astros is pleased that Nolan will be a member of the Astros in Wagner said This certainly helped to solidify the pitching His stats for 1987 were who announced his resignation last week and is leaving the Astros on made the announcement to keep Ryan another season after the two met during the UIL may allow increase districts in 4A Walker Yartorougri Leinneweber ater Wilson Starnes Yarbrough top players Two one a stalwart mainstay of his teams the other a junior making his first star ting played terrific games or their teams Friday night The Robert rushed lor 2iw yards on 16 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead New Braunfels past a tough Lockhart 2826 Canyon linebacker Brian Yar playing against District 13 4As top the Clemens Buf responded with his best effort of the season in the Cougars 3115 loss Yarbrough made eight solo tackles and helped out on five as Canyon offered the undefeated Buffaloes one of their stiffest challenges of the year For their outstanding per Walker and Yarbrough are this weeks Comal Countys Players of the Week Walker scored on runs of and 71 yards in the first quarter and helped lead the Unicorn offense to more than 400 yards on the ground against the Lions He played a super said Sportsworld New Braunfels Coach Jim Strecty Walker was not without however Taking some of the pressure off the fullback was tailback Danny who gained yards on 23 including a 68yard touchdown run And clearing the way for both run ners was an offensive line that keeps getting better Our line has really shown some Streety said They helped to create some of those big offensive plays Yarbrough has been a consistent player for Canyon ail but his work against Clemens was his said Cougar Coach Troy Burch It was his top defensive game of the He made some good plays and some big he Taking honorable mention of defense is Smithson Valleys James who recorded eight assisted tackles and three more which were unassisted in the Rangers 310 loss to 1 dont know how he does it hes not a big said Smithson Valley Coach Joe Malulich of his Inside linebacker Hes not a plugging type of but he sure gets around the field Safety Scott Richardson also had a solid night for the making two unassisted tackles and helping out on four as well as deflec ting two Also collecting honorable mention honors on defense are Unicorn linebacker Steve Starnes and lineman Scott Starnes had his best game of the making eight while Brotze was in on seven Linebacker Charles Spears and tackle Kandy Engel of Canyon also earned honorable mention Burch said both were consistent for the Cougars Taking honorable mention on of fense is Smilhson Valley guard Bub ba who led the Ranger charge on the Jimmy Wilson of Canyon also had a very strong His 59 yards rushing on 13 carries only hinted at his which came against arguably the best defensive team in From sfaH and wire reports AUSTIN Allowing coaches to hold their own iummer camps and the biennial realignment of districts were the two mostdiscussed proposals Monday at the annual University Interscholastic League Legislative Council Of the 82 proposals presented to the 20member group of school of which 45 dealt with only two were defeated and several were set for a referendum ballot in February One issue put on the referendum ballot was a proposal to allow coaches to conduct summer camps in basketball and volleyball in which incoming eighth and ninth graders from a coachs attendance zone could attend for the first time In an effort to keep costs committee members added an amendment that would require coaches 10 set camp fees through a school districts We want camps to avoid vying for athletes and said UIL Director Bailey In other states you have this situation where popular coaches who have won state championships and the best players in the area are being coaxed into going to one camp or In another proposal that garnered substantial atten the committee approved policy outlines for pro cedures to be used by the UIL for conference and district realignment in Under the Class 4A for the next alignment period will increase from 16 districts to The increase was designed to eliminate the northsouth zoning of in dividual districts in the Smithson Valley Athletic Director Joe Matulich said he had not had a chance to study the but said he liked the sound of It sounds like there will be more of a chance for people It would mean more nondistrict and Im in favor of Canyon AD Troy Burch on possible 24 Class 4A districts to get into the playoffs But unless thev divide the districts up by I dont think it will affect us too New Braunfels could be affected by regardless of the possible addition of As one of the larger schools in New Braunfels could make ihe jump up Were going to be a borderline case no matter said Unicorn AD Jim He said his first reaction to 24 Class 4A districts would be that it would lesson some of the crowding in Class But from what Ive been reading and they the UIL say they are not go ing to do Canyon Athletic Director Troy Burch said he likes the idea of added It would mean more nondistrict and Im in favor of With 9 to lu teams in a its harder to get Burch In one of several new district assignment any school may elect to be elevated one provided a notification has been sent to the UIL by In another the UIL responded to a request denied to the Harlandale Independent School District to change to another 5A district due to overwhelming com The committee added an amendment stating that exceptions can be made if all participating schools agree that a school can change Scoreboard Martin back with Yankees for fifth time Ontheair Top Twenty NEW YORK APi Only George Steinbreruier could knock the World Series and the end of the NFL strike out of the sports headlines Billy Martin is coming back as manager of the Yankees for the fifth time ignoring the brawls and angry words that forced Martins four previous brought Martin back Monday to replace Lou who was promoted to general manager to replace Woody who Im anxious to return as Yankee manager and Im looking toward bringing an exciting and winn ing team to Yankee Martin said Martins last dismissal by the Yankees came just before Game 7 of the World The Yankees finished fourth in the American League nine games behind firstplace in Pinlellas second season as The Yankees were second in his first Steinbrenners decision to hire Martin had been expected since last but Piniellas move to the G M post was a On Aug 8 to Steinbrenner issued a two pap statement in which he said he might have made a mistake by hiring the inexperienced Plnieila as The who led the American League East by three games at the AllStar finish ed fourth this season with an record Nothing Lou did hurt us in any Yankees first baseman Don Mattingly He did what he He put the best players on the field every day and made the right We just didnt pro Piniella had one year remaining on his twovear The Yankees suffered major injuries to their first two hitters in the lineup outfielder Rickey with a right hamstring and se cond baseman WUlie who had torn knee cartilage that necessitated They missed a combined 100 Piniella did not talk with Steinbrenner for almost a month after missing a scheduled call from his boss on Piniella later apologized for not being in his hotel room to accept the call He was 9072 in his first year as and his twoyear record was Court says No i pick a Irtt aoeitt HOUSTON AP Fullback Alonzo the Houston Oilers unsigned l draft can become a free agent and sign with any team in the a court order Judge John Gale of the nth Circuit Court of Dade County in Miami granted a temporary in junction that allows Highsmith to negotiate with other teams and prohibits the NFL from taking any action against a team that signs But NFL spokesman Joe Browne said the leagues lawyers expect that the courts will quick ly restore Houstons We believe that the state courts order was issued without notice or hearing and raises serious jurisdictional or procedural he In our attorneys believe that after a hear ing the court will find that Houstons draft rights are lawful and should be SKerrill to coach at Japan Bowl DALLAS AP Tenas A4M Coach Jackie Sherriil has been selected to coach the West team in the Japan to be played Jan 10 in school officials said Offensive tackle Louis Cheek and strong safety Chet Brooks also nave been chosen to participate in the Japan TUESDAY 7 Baseball World Series Game Minnesota at WEDNESDAY 7 Baseball World Series Game Minnesota at 9 Bowling PBA Treasure Coast Senior ESPN The Associated Press The Top Twenty teams in the Associated Press college football with firstplace votes in record through games of total points based on 20 19181716 1514131211 109876 5432 1 and last weeks ranking Local sports TUESDAY 5 Volleyball Tivy varsi ty at New Brauofels 5 Volleyball Canyon vanity at 5 Volleyball Smithson Valley varsity at Samuel FRIDAY Hays at Canyon Football Smithson Valley at 1 Football Fredericksburg at NewBraunMs SATURDAY 9 am Crosscountry New Braunfels varsity boys and girls nawt at Memorial Primary 2 Volleyball Samuel Clemens at New 3 Volleyball SmUnaon Valley varsity at Oklahoma 1421 Nebraska 121 6 Florida State Auburn Clemson UCLA Syracuse Notre Oame Florida Georgia Tennessee Michigan State Indiana State Alabama Peon State Oklahoma State Michigan Record Pts Pvs 600 1 600 2 400 3 610 977 4 601 923 6 501 893 5 600 846 7 510 802 9 600 722 13 410 676 11 520 579 14 520 436 18 411 370 8 420 362 19 510 333 30 411 294 17 520 171 520 170 10 510 154 12 420 142 Other receiving South Carolina Arizona State Arkansas Pitt Texas Oregon SoutlMra California MinnpsoU Arizona Wyoming Texas
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