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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 3, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports December AilAmericans Five repeaters make first team New Texas PageB By THE ASSOCIATED PR ESS Tight end Keith Jackson and guard Mark repeaters from last are among a recordtying five firstteamers from 1ranked Oklahoma to make the Associated Press AllAmerica football The AP announced Wednes features five repeaters and also includes a firstever return specialist Notre Dames Tim Brown and the first Tulane player in 48 years to make the elite first team record setting wide receiver Marc The AilAmerican backfield con sists of Syracuse quarterback Don the national leader in passing and running backs Craig Ironhead Hey ward of Pittsburgh and Thurman Thomas of Oklahoma who finished second and in The other holdovers from 1986 besides Jackson and Hutson are Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman and Miami defensive back Bennie Oklahomas other all from the nations toprated defen sive are linebacker Dante defensive player of the year in the Big Eight Conference end Dar rell a fourtime AllBig Eight and free safety Rickey Dix Since the AP released its first All America team in only Armys 1945 national champions had as many as five firstteam There were no separate offensive and defensive units in those days and Ar my was represented on the 11man AllAmerica team by tackles Dewitt Tex Coulter and Al guard John Green and backs Glenn Davis and Doc The AP AllAmerica team be featured on Bob Hopes annual Christmas television show entitled A Snow Job in Florida on Satur 19 89 The AllAmerica team is selected by the APs sports college football editor and regional sports A player must make his all conference or allsectional team to be considered for the AllAmerica first Secondranked Miami of Florida State and i Auburn each had two players on the All America which includes defen sive lineman Daniel Stubbs of linebacker Paul McGowan and defensive Deion Sanders of Florida State and offensive tackle Stacy Searels and linebacker Kurt Crain of Notre Dames Brown was a wide receiver on the 1986 AllAmerica team but his receptions were down from 45 to 39 as opponents double teamed him and the Irish threw less following an earlyseason injury that sidelined quarterback Terry An The attention defenses pay to him dictates so much of what we do offen Coach Lou Holtz Brown finished sixth nationally with an average of allpurpose yards a game and a total of yards 144 846 401 on punt returns and 452 on kickoff He is Notre Dames career leader with reception yards and tied an NCAA record by returning two punts for touchdowns against Michigan Hes like trying to grab hold of a piece of Purdue Coach Fred Akers The AllAmerica wide receivers are the majorcollege career leader with reception and Indianas Ernie player of the year in the Big This Zeno caught 77 passes his average of seven a game tied him for second nationally for yards and 13 Jones caught 59 passes for an His yardage total and catches per game led the Big the Big Eights offensive player of the finished third in the country in rushing with yards a game and set an Oklahoma State career mark of He gained at least 108 yards in every game but one he was held to seven yards on nine carries by He finish ed the season with 173 yards against 202 against Kansas and a schoolrecord 293 against Iowa State The 260pound Heyward is one of three juniors on the 25man All America The others are Texas John a defen sive endoutside and Florida States The other 22 firstteamers are The rest of the offensive unit con sists of tackles Dave Cadigan of Southern guard John Mc Cormick of center Nacho Albergamo of LSI and Clemson plaeekicker David Spurs rally past Houston Cold Stars conclude tournament at 112 In spite of n e a r f r e e z i n g ankledeep mud pud dles and occasional the Mid Cities Gold Stars soccer team glit tered Friday in the 7th annual Met Life Alamo Classic soccer tourna ment After battling three tough teams in a single they walked away with a 20 win and two ties 111 and 22 to give them a total of 18 Optimisim sparkled in their eyes and dreams of trophies danced in their but only for one brief Karly Saturday it all turned into fools gold when they were defeated by a painful score of 5 Fridays schedule again began with the Stars pitted against San An tonios NKYSO The two learns had faced each other twice in regular season with both times ending in a tie the Stars showed them whos with a bold 20 Forward Ryan Hauperl of New Braunfels scored first after weaving his way through a maze of Gliding in from left he raced to the penalty area and breezed the ball past the goalie for the opening New Braunfels powerhouse James along with speedster Peter Eisenhauer of aided in the drive by pressuring the team up field through defensive Midfielder Kyan McDonald of New Braunfels wrapped up the shutout on a direct slide to from where he planted the ball in the net early in the second Game 2 followed shortly after barely allowing the Mid Cities players time to catch their This time they faced the GRAYSA Eagles of Randolph in San The Eagles took the early despite a courageous effort on the part of New Braunfels goalie Ryan who literally had the ball kicked from his hands into the McDonald evened up the score when a left corner kick made a banana curve into the tying up the first half Jessie Woodward Canyon Robert Garza New Braunfels and Leinen San Marcos i took over Houstons Akeem Olajuwon cannot prevent Spur David Green wood from getting off the gamewinning hook shot Photo by Deryl Clark ByTIMWAITS StaH Writer SAN ANTONIO After a disastrous road the San Antonio Spurs found there is without a doubt no place like home San Antonio snapped a threegame losing streak with a comefrom bchind victory over the Houston Rockets Wednesday night at the Hcmlsfnlr It was the Spurs first comeback win this Its so hard for our team to win consistently on tho said Spur Coach Bob Weiss But weve got to protect our record at We struggled but we hung in he Its good for this team not to have a pretty game and win The Spurs overcame a 12point fourth quarter using the ef forts of the most unlikely heroes The Spurs went with a front line con sisting of Mike returning after spending more than a month on the disabled thirdstring center Kurt Nimphius and forward David Greenwood A tenacious Spur defense held the Rockets scoreless the last our and a half minutes ol the game The Rockets didnt help as they missed their last seven free throw attempts held scoreless and vir tually anonymous or almost the en lire hit two straight field goals with less than two minutes remaining to give the Spurs their Iirsl and final lead first connection a jumper from the corner drew the Spurs within with 1 W in the game Alter an Akeem Ola jmvan Greenwood hit a jump hook over olajuwan In put the Spurs ahead at l in I had yelled at David Incause he passed one shot up Ixfore that Statistics HOUSTON 93 MiCray 14 7 lii Sampson 4K IT Olajuwori inIS M Short 212 M IxNivell 412 12 Peterson 46 24 Free 4SI6H Conner II no 2 Maxwell 11 on H Anderson no on u Totals 33 73 SAN ANTONIO 97 Herry 15 U CntMWixxl 2H 02 t Hrickowskl 5ti Robertson 817 22 IK Hawkins 514 inio Davis i 8 no ilmi mumlsson 12 un U Anderson 2 fi ni 4 Mitchell Nimphius 127 Wtxxl Totali 39 89 19 3897 Houston 31 23 13 93 San Antonio 30 31 17 39 97 t point goal Sampson KoiiUi out Bilckusvski Ola u won Kc bounds Houston Antonio 54 U r ic k o s k i 1 Assists Houston J5 San An tonio ui Hawkins yTotal mils Houston 2X San Antonio A saul Spur Coach Bob Weiss Hes got to shoot 1 cant put him out there if hes not After a Houston timeout Hajuwan missed a fallaway jumper li juwan was hit with his sixth persona purposely grabbing Nimphiu jersey on the spurs etui of the cour Nimphius hit one of two rev throw with 47 seconds led to put the Spui M Spurs guard Alsm Robertson stole a Houston pass on the Rockets next possession Guard Johnny Dawkms managed to dribble the clock to before Ixmg fouled by the Rockets Allen Uavel Hawkins buried the two rev throws and the Spurs had a lock their sixth victory in 1i games season Tluwin marked a triumphant return or Mitchell The veteran had plaved in only one game this and hail Nvn out for See SPURS Page n Reunited AAcHale lead Boston in Ihe second half Despite numerous attempts on the game ended with a scoreless second The third and final game of the day slated the Gold Stars against a reportedly strong team from Dallas known as the Juvenlus Newcomer Anthony Partin of San Marcos slipped into the goalie posi lion for the first impressing spectators with his balance and con This allowed Rogers to play for where along with Denton Scott of New played an ag gressive and clever game Maupert had the first score as he shot downfield and booted in the ball almost before the opponent could blink an The Juventus were not to be taken lightly and with only Hi seconds left to led At that Leinn was trampled by a Dallas resulting in a direct kick for the Forward Jerry Van Noy of New Braunfels took the kick and casually eased the ball just above the reach of the goalie to tie up the score at 22 With a competitive poinl lotal for the the Stars retired feeling con fident about their chances for a Sun day playoff Saturdays game demolished all hopes as the Stars faced the talented and deter mined Arlington the Stars never seemed to warm as the Torpedos fired goal after goal into the When the Arlington team blasted in the third goal early in the second Stars Coach Daniel Pavloschi pulled his usual staring Despite sinking San Mar cos Stuar Self managed to guide the ball out of a tangled pile of players and into the net for the only Stars score of the Newcomers Jeremy Moeller i New Braunfels and Bullet Burchett San Marcos played well for the Stars despite the Regular season play continues Saturday as the team travels to San Antonio to challenge the NVSL Sidewinders on Lackiand Field 1 at i On they will host a blue division Corpus Christi team at 2 p rn at the H K B Fields for a prac tice scrimmage BvTHE ASSOCIATEDPRESS Larry Bird and Kevin McIIale are back together and as good as ever We have a sense of continuity with Kevin back in the Boston Coach K C Jones said after Bird and McIIale led the Celtics to a liMHiy NBA victory over New Jersey on Wednesday night who missed four games with tendinitis in both Achilles and who underwent foot surgery last June started then first game together since the NBA finals last June In Bird had points six rebounds and nine assists and McIIale played i2 minutes and added eight rebounds and two blocked shots in his second tip pearanceot the season Jones said Bird is fulls recovered from his Achilles problems but McIIale will have to be watched closely Danny Amge had Jn points and Dennis Johnson assists although he went scoreless as the Celtics won their HUh consecutive regular season game at Boston Garden Buck Williams had 17 points for the who have lost their last seven games NBA Ill GB BT ThlAsSOC ASTEKN CONFtKK NCb Division Ni A i Ccutt Di I I I I i W I S T F H N C 0 N t I k L N C t MidiMsl Division W t Mel GH I I if ic Di v i tion i In i iciroi i KM i 1 ilurl i i 1 hli I 1 i M 1 1 II 1 T od G i S nrK Ihix II V Bulls Jazz 101 thicago inipiovetl its road rivoii to Kl as Michael Jordan scorn i Kiints including live rev throws the final two ininute Karl Malotuhad and i retxiunds for the Nuggets Kings 120 IVnsei turnevl the gain1 iiio in the third ijuarter as Alex scorni Ijnf his Hlair HastnusMii had Lafayette had l jHiinls in Denver Keggie Thius c Hiint foi the Kings Pistons Bucks 105 Bird i onvertiil liee glV II1U Illlll ill 111 low Il the Hostiin club recuji ol scl by Hill rah in Murphy the sniijle seasnh lecoiii u Vli con tnv thrown Blazers Lakers 104 Portland won its seventh name and beat the the Koriim tor the first tune since as Kersey i high ij lioints ami MM limti I i Ioltlalli stluic hirxlel ailileil is points and gi atibcl 1 relMiuiu Clippers 76ers 85 Angeles a 11 game losing streak against Philadelphia as llalle scored Id of Ills points in the fourth quarter Iharles Harkley led the 7iki s wilh Jl Iktroit wittistiNHl a carevi high points hv Milwaukee s as Adi Ian Dantlev scored Kiints Kill adilttl J4 KUiits hi reUiunds and 1 honias xillits and assists loi the Cavaliers Sonics 102 Mark Puce and Phil llublnn Ill iMthl JJ pomlapieie while Sialt ks Dale Kills had Pacers Bullets 102 Indiana ought off a late rally man Tisdale scored if Mosis Maldiie Uil the Bullets with Jl ixilills and Jeff Malone ailded Jn Sportsworld Playoff MVP ready to move on NEW YORK iAP Gary Gaetti the most valuable player in he American League is ready to test the freer free agent market alter Ihe World Champion Minnesota Twins offered him salary The slickfielding third baseman said Wednesday he would consider playing lor several other including Chicago Cubs lxs Milwaukee and Detroit Gaetti said he would consider almost any ol Why sell yourself he said Why would you want to limit yourself The Twins won the American League West title by beating the Toronto Blue Jays in the playoffs and defeating the Louis Cardinals in the World who hit more than 30 home runs and drove in more than 100 runs for the second con secutive homered in his first two playoff at bats and finished with a batting average 0 for20 while driving in five runs in earning the MVP The big reason he won MVP is he got us oft on the right foot and set the MnmesoU Manager Tom Kelly said Day in and day out all you have to do is write his name in the lineup and dont worry about Hes always pushing in the Score more score more lets get going Gaetti will find out his worth to he Twins and the other major league clubs during the uif seasdii In be was Minnesotas third highest paid Gaetti was encouraged thai the free agent market which had Uen stagnant lor the last two yitiis reads to break following he signmgs Tuesday of Cleveland outfielder Brett Buller by San liancisco and Giants outdeldei i lull Davis by aliloi nia Im going to do whats besl lor me Gaelli said If its a multi vear if Us one year whatever But theres more to il than leaving the team It means having to move your family make new Iriends and a lot of oilier And if Gaetli signed wilh a National League 11 would mean adjusting to a new league Pelluer to start against Atlanta IRVING Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry says Sieve Pelluer will start al quarter back when the team plays the Atlanta Falcons Sunday Pelluer in his second start will probably play Ihe whole said When 1 start someone he Landry said We want o see U we can win with him Dallas lost to Miami iuH with Pelluer at the controls in a Sunday night game Nov 22 On Thanksgiving the Cowboys fell U to Min nesota in overtime with Danny White al quarter We waul to see what Steve can Landry said Danny played an excellent game last week bul turnovers are bothering linn Hie CowlxiVs ti svcre Id lav lies os ir the Falcons 2 in the NFL game at Texas Stadium NCAA head to visit SWC meeting DALLAS AP A joint meeting of Southwest Conference acuity representatives and allilelic directors Friday svill include a visit rum NCAA Executive Director Dick sWC officials said Wednesday SchulU will report on a number of NCAA ma ters in his visit to while the SWC schools have a full agenda of Hems to discuss the annual round of SWC winter meetings Ihursday through The Directors of Athletics are scheduled to meet Thursday before Ihe SWC Council convenes Fn day and Saturday Some of the primary topics of discussion and ac ton include A progress report on the football program at Southern Future SWC foolball schedules through the year A progress reporl and continued planning for the SWC PostSeason Basketball Classics here in The playeragent Hardship cases for A review of proposed legislation at the annual NCAA convention at on Jan Hi And a review of the minutes of coaches and committee meetings since the 1987 SWC spring meeting
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