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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 27, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas October Sports Texas Unicorns claim District 184A tennis title KERRV1LLE New Braunfels varsity tennis team captured Its third straight District 184A tennis title with a 144 victory over the host Tlvy Antlers in the finals of the district tournament on New Braunfels was led by its girls which won 10 of Its possible 11 matches In the Including all three doubles The team of Leigh Ann and Rachel Forney defeated Tivys team of PfeisterHyde 61 in the 1 girls doubles The team of Stephanie Leyh and Gayle Cerrato topped the Tivy team of Deschert and the Unicorn team of Kemeri and Kayci Kahler downed the Lady Antler team of Schwarz In singles events for the New Braunfels Leigh Ann Forney downed Tamara Pfeister 60 Rachel Forney bested Shanda Hyde Stephanie Leyh downed Krlsti Dechert Gayle Cerrato overcame Paige Jackson Sheri Langabeer edged Carol McBryder 75 Adrienne Isley defeated Amy Lindley 60 and Wende Walker breezed past Mineley The boys doubles team of Craig Morrison and Lance Wright downed the Tlvy team of AllenGiles by default when Giles injured his The Unicom team was winning 4 2 when the injury The Unicorn team of Todd Berg qulst and Keegan Armke nipped the team of CarekTaylor In boys singles Craig Mor rison was a 75 winner over Eric Caulk Keegan Arme was a 60 winner over John Davis Todd Berg qulst was a 62 victor over Larry Taylor Lance Wright downed Jason Dupry 75 and John Bartram top ped Dustin Duke New Braunfels clinched a spot in this weekenda Regional tournament by downing Boerne 171 in the semifinals Saturday The Unicorns swept all nine boys mat ches and won eight of nine girls mat New Braunfels opened the tourna ment Saturday afternoon with a 130 blanking of Samuel We played pretty said Unicorn Coach Davis Mueller of the weekend We didnt play our best and well need to do that this The regional meet will be played Friday and Saturday in San Antonio at several different Mueller said his team wont know who or where it will play until the draw is determined Thursday Other teams at the tournament will be powerhouse Alamo Uvalde and Port Lavaca Well certainly be one of the best teams If we play our we have a good chance to But play ing average wont do it for Mueller Canyon advanced to the semifinal round of the tournament by edging Fredericksburg 108 in a match mov ed to Fredericksburg by rains on Saturday Winners for the Cougars in doubles play were the teams of Bobby Rex Tony Patrick ManleyRyan Dillard and Kevin SellersMark Winners in singles play for Canyon were Patrick Tony Ryan Kevin Chad Erwin and Sandy The victory avenged an earlier 108 loss to the Billies and gave Canyon a 52 record on the In the semifinals the Cougars lost to Tivy in a match that did not begin until 7 hours after the Ca nyon team bus had left for the tourna We called it off when Tivy won its 10th We were all pretty ex said Canyon Coach Bill Smithson Valley was knocked out of the tournament in the first falling to Boerne Browns buck the Vikings fend off Denver Schneider Wilson Dowe Forsberg Villanueva Hanz Wilson top players Defenses played an important role in both New Hraunfels win over Kretiericksburg and Canyons win over Smithsmi Valley Both winning teams held their opponents to a single touchdown But a pair of individual performances on offense keyed the victories as both Canyon and New Braunfels saw leaders emerge in their wins For New quarterback Chad Schneider had his Ust game of the season in the Unicorns 287 vic tor Schneider completed five ol seven passes against the averaging nearly W yards per toss All season New Braunfels Coach Jim Streets said his senior signal caller has been on the verge o showing jut how capable he is at the position Fridays garw could IKthe sprtngltoard to a great finish for Schneider Schiuider led the Inlcorus to two drsl quarter scores mt tally in each of the second and third quarters iKlore giMng to backup Jimmy Simmonds In the lourth quarter It his btst game ol the year Streely said He threw the hall with a lot ot authority and led the team with a lot ol confidence For on running hack Jimmy Wilson rushed or iKtter than yards for the second time this season in Cougars U7 win over the Hangers For Wilson who has txtn hobbled by injuries since thtfirst game of the and which won Us first district game it means the Cougars could title contenders Hays and Kerville Tivy a run lor their money in the last two games of the year Wilxm gained yards and scored one touchdown on A and had a 48yard scoring run and a 20yard buck because of penalties He came so close to really having a big Canyon Coach Troy Burvh Hes running with a lot of confidence now Hes health and running like we knew he he said For their work in Fridays Schneider and ilson are this s itmsl County o the HCVA Earning honorable mention on defense is Smithson Valley linebacker Mike who made 11 tackles including four unassisted and recovered a Cougar Also taking honorable mention from the Rangers is running back Kelly who rushed for 45 yards on six caught and ran a 30yard screen pass and graded out as the top blocker among the Smithson Valley runners He blocked real well for said Ranger Coach Joe Matulich And Mike did a pretty solid job for us on defense Also earning honorable mention on defense is New Braunfels linebacker Tim who had 10 in cluding several jarring blows He made one tackle over near the sideline that must have registered on the Richter Scale Streety said Also playing well for the Unicorns was linebacker 1onme who remains the teams leading tackier Canyons defensive front wall of Randy Randy Brian Syamken and Robert Smaflwood also had a solid performance against the Burch said They did an excellent job as a unit of containing the Hanger They cleared the way for our linebackers to make the he said Smallwood also earned mention for his offensive per formance as a tight end for his blocking as did fullbacks Charles Spears and Kelly Mulhollan Thomas Villanueva also had a stellar performance against Smithson Valley The cornerback intercepted two Ranger passes Earning honorable mention on offense is New Braunfels split end Rick who caught two passes for 64 yards including a diving catch into the end on a 43yard pass from Schneider That was as fine a catch as weve seen around here in a long Streety said Also taking honorable mention is Canyon offensive tackle Julio who had his best performance of the season By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The key to defending against Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jim says Felix is eye Hes a young He tends to look at his receiver as soon he gets the Wright said after he intercepted two Everett returning one of them 40 yards for a to help the Cleveland Browns beat the Rams 3017 Monday a 24yearold in his second year with the was fortunate to have been intercepted only three twice by Wright and once by Mark because Cleveland cornerback Hanford Dixon dropped two In Monday nights other Minnesotas Darrin Nelson got 88 of his 98 rushing yards on two setting up two of Doziers three short touchdown helping the Vikings to a 3427 victory over the Denver It was all four teams first action since the end of the 24day NFL The desperately missed running back Eric who stood out the entire second He ran seven times for 38 in cluding a 27yard touchdown in the second quarter Charles White started in place of who had suggested last week that he might not be able to give 100 percent because he thinks hes worth more than his Coach John said Dickerson was benched because of a Charley In the first quarter Everett threw a 20yard pass to Damone Johnson that gave the Rams a flrstandgoal at the Cleveland 1yard White carried and lost two Buford who later suffered a torn Achilles tendon that ended his gained two yards on second down Francisco 5 l 0 168 144 New Orleans 3 3 0 142 123 Football Ltcflwt By The Associated AMERICAN 2 4 0 117 178 Rams 1 5 0 110 153 Sundays Games Houston Atlanta 33 Miami OT Buffalo Indianapolis New England 3 3 3 3 0 0 121 113 89 128 Tampa Bay 26 Pittsburgh Cincinnati 20 Philadelphia Dallas 20 Green Bay Detroit 33 Miami Central New England 16 Washington Jets 16 San Francisco New Orleans 22 Giants Louis 7 Raiders 13 Diego Kansas City 21 Games San Rams 17 Denver 27 I at Cincinnati Kansas City 1 5 0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Washington 5 1 0 PA at New York Jets Kansas City at Chicago Los Angeles Raiders at New England New Orleans at Atlanta Dallas Philadelphia 2 4 0 123 163 at Louis Pittsburgh at Miami Tampa Bay Green at Central Chicago Green at Buffalo Cleveland at San Diego Detroit at Denver at Seattle Tampa Bav Francisco at Los Angeles Rams 1 York Giants at Dallas A penalty moved the ball back to the Everetts thirddown pass bounced off tight end David Hills hands at the goal line to who returned it 68 yards to set up the first of Jeff Jaegers three field Early in the fourth quarter the trailing had a fourth andone at the Cleveland White plunged into the middle for no effectively sealing the Browns vic Kevin Mack scored Clevelands first touchdown on a 16yard run up the middle early in the second breaking three tackles along the way to put the Browns up Wright then stepped in front of Henry Ellard on the Rams next possession and went 40 yards with his second in terception for a 170 Jaegers 48yard field goal made it 200 before Dickerson finally scored for the Another Jaeger field from 41 yards gave Cleveland a 237 lead at and Bernie Kosar threw a 53yard touchdown pass to Brian Brennan on the second play of the se cond half to push the margin to Vikings 27 Nelsons 72and 16yard runs helped Minnesota survive some shaky moments on the way to beating Feast or thats what was happening to me said who netted only 10 yards in nine other I tried to make something out of nothing too many Minnesota rises to the top in arena baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS All together now Take me in to the N ev its hats off to the Minnesota those titans of the kings of arena baseball Without a roof over their the Twins are but they are Paul Uunyons with baseball bats when encamped in the tentlike MetrtKiome in downtown Minneapolis The dome is made of two layers of one eighth inch thick teflon coaled and its sup xnitil by from thrttto six pounds of air pressure per xt When the Astrodome was built in Houston in the it was promoted as being the Kighth Wonder ol the World The Melrodome looks like something you might order from the Bean catalog uf tailoring of personnel to fit the home and vice has long been part of the sport Grass infields are manicured to fit the home teams defensive capabilities and its speed or lack of it Playingfield dimensions often are altered to boost the home clubs power output or short the oppositions After the Twins became the first team in history to win the World Series by scoring all four of their victories at Whitey manager of the vanquished Louis said Of no team in history had to play here The Metrodome fits the 1987 Twins like the finest custommade while making an opponent look like a circus clown with baggy pants and toobig Besides trying to negate or at least match the Twins which the Cardinals without Jack Clark had no chance of visiting teams have problems with the incredible crowd noise and they have difficulty finding fly balls against the white backdrop of the big top Minnesota won 62 of 87 games played in the Metrodome this Six of the victories were in six postseason games two against On the 3 Kerrville Tivy 54 TUESDAY Hockey Edmonton Valley 2 Canyon 83 8 Tracv Spahn David Tavlor in a lightweight 1 Lockhart 163 8 p m Frankie Randall vs Primo Ramos for the NABF lightweight Milton McCrory Herman Cavesuela for the NABF Smithson Valley 6 New Braunfels Fredericksburg 7 Clemens Tivy 17 Boerne Lockhart welterweight Local sports Sportsworld Adams says Oilers staying in Houston HOUSTON AP Houston Oilers owner Bud Adams says the profit may have been in but his heart was in Houston This is my Adams 1 1 ve been here 41 I could have gone to Jacksonville for a lot more On Adams ended months of speculation and an nouncing hed be keeping his NFL team in Houston after considering a move to the Gator starved for a profes sional football assembled a package that could have brought Adams more than f 125 million over 10 Adams and hie family toured the Florida city several weeks ago or a redcarpet visit that rivaled treatment given a head of But Adams said he was swayed after a Houston proposal that calls for construction of 72 luxuryboxes at the Houston Astrodome to bolster other renovations planned for the now the NFLs smallest with a capacity of The new 10year deal to remain in where the Oilers have played since hinges on sale of 75 percent or 54 of the boxes by according to a letter of intent signed by I dont see any problem reaching that said Don chair man of the Greater Houston Chamber of We expect to get them ail Officials said they already have commitments from X companies and individuals to purchase the which will he known as Colum bia About 34 of the bones will become available by next season with the remainder finished In time for the 1989 The boxes will seat 18 or 36 with the IBseat box selling for a year and the larger box going for The boxes will carry fiveyear commitments and revenues will go directly to the foot ball CowbovsRtd Raitftrs movt to Tokyo STILLWATKR iAP The Oklahoma Stale Cowboys will play Texas Tech in Tokyo next Coach Pat Jones has Jones said Monday the two schools have signed an agreement to play in Ike CocaCola Japan formerly the Mirage on either 27 or 4 of The game originally had been scheduled for 17 at Texas 12 baseball players file for free agency NEW YORK AP New York Yankees relief pitcher Dave Righetti waited just six minutes to file for free agency and 11 other players followed his lead as the 1987 market began to take whose 46 saves in 1986 are the major league was follow ed by teammate Bill Gullickson and out other pitchers Gary Lavelle of Gary Lucas of David Palmer of Atlanta and John Candelaria of the Others to file were Bob Dernier of the Chicago CubsTom Paciorek of the Texas Bruce Bochy of the San Diego BUI Madiock of the Detroit Terry Harper of the Pttisburgn Pirates and Dave HesArrfMi of San Francisco TUESDAY 5pm Volleyball New Braunfels at Smithson 5 Volleyball Canyon at FRIDAY 8 p m Kerrville Tivy at Smithson 8 Football New Braunfels at Schertz Clemens 8 p Football Canyon at SATURDAY 10 30 am Crosscountry District 18 4A District JV varsity JV varsity boys at Memorial Primary School 2 Volleyball Samuel Clemens at New varsity 3 Smithson Valley vanity at FRtDAYSATURDAY New Brauftfels vartit teonis team at Regional San site District A District SEASON This Games Tivy at Smithson V alley New Braunfels at Clemens Canyon at Hays Boerne at Fredericksburg Lockhart idle Top 20 Tfet Ai fntt The Top Twenty teams in the Associated Pratt college football with firstplace volet in record through garnet of points based on 20181S171S 1514 11 54321 Md 1312 s 40 Nebraska U3 7 Cl Tivy Boene Hays W I T PA 7 0 0 212 57 1 1 1 1 S7 Ml 44 SmilfcttB Valley Canyon Uckluut DISTRICT Clemens NewBraunleJs 5 2 0 17 5 2 0 IIS 3 4 0 70 113 2 6 0 77 m 2 C 0 123 Itt 1 S 0 U ISO S 7 UCLA Syracuse 12 il Onto Stale itu is Slate 5 0 0 4 1 0 87 S2 U AriMM state tt AU
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