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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 3, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas Decembers 1987 Page 9 Tom Labinski Challenge deadline draws nea Tired of staring at the same old faces at the office Stuck behind a daydreaming through the day Nows the time to change all Now you can see those same old faces in a new while acting out your fantasies of being Magic Johnson on the basket ball slipping a ball through the hoop with a simple nick of the Im speaking of course of the TriCounty Corporate which continues this month with a basketball tournament on The deadline to register is this so nows the time to get your coworkers maybe get in a little practice and let things fly at the threeonthree Like the previous events a 5K and tournaments in softball and volleyball the em phasis will be on having The cost Is cheap per team and any company or business in New Seguln or San Marcos may The rules will be simple play to 21 by no more than six players on a team and three players on the court and call your own fouls in the single olimination If for no other you may want to take part just to get a sneak preview of the Landa Park Recreation where the tournament will be played The Rec Center will not formally be opened until sometime in 1988 There will be both a mens and womens division and companies can enter as many teams as they The top six teams in each event earn with first place worth 10 second place third place fourth place fifth place 3 and sixth place 2 Through six Thermon A of San Marcos leads the overall standings with 49 New Braunfels ISO is In second place with 35 points and McCoys A team is in third with 32a If your company has not yet entered a it is not too late to make a dent in the There are some the New Braunfels who are hugging the bottom of the standings with just a handful of If youre afraid that your team is not good enough to compete at this level of forget You should have seen ol Harold trying his hand at A good attitude and a semiknowledge of the rules will see you The Challenge will take the month of January presumably to let the hot hands at basketball cool then will pick up again in February with a tennis tourna ment in San The final event of the Challenge will be a horseshoe pitching contest here in New Braunfels on March For more information on the Corporate or to register for the basketball contact Charlie Sandberg of the Parks and Recreation Department at 6255818 Scoreboard On the air THURSDAY 5 Tennis Nabisco 8 College basketball Purdue at Wichita 9 College basketball Temple at FRIDAY 1 Golf Penney se cond 5 Tennis Nabisco Pro basketball Lakers at Local sports THURSDAYSATURDAY Boys Basketball Canyon and Smithson Valley varsities at the Antonian Tourna Boys Basketball New Braunfels varsity freshmen at the Gonzales Girls Basketball Smithson Valley at the Burnet FRIDAYSATURDAY Girls Basketball Canyon at the SAISD Tournament Girls Basketball New Braunfels varsity JV at the Seguin Tournament College scores Wednesdays College Basketball By The Associated Press EAST Army Bucknel 71 Brooklyn Shore 83 Cleveland Josephs 72 Connecticut Yale 59 Cornell Canisius 89 Dartmouth Holy Cross 63 NY 52 George Washington Bloomsburg Hofstra58 La Salle Princeton 62 Lehigh Muhlenberg82 Mount Md Md 77 Pittsburgh Pa 70 Rutgers Lafayette 46 Johns Fairleigh Dickinson 7 SOUTH BethuneCookman 41 Alabama Carolina 7H Campbell Methodist 84 Florida Fla International 75 Georgia Valdosta 47 Middle Term 57 Murray Christian Brother N Carolina Tampa fio Citadel 72 NE Louisiana SE Ixmisiana 68 VMI68 Mississippi McNeeseSt 71 SW Louisiana W New Mexico 54 Samford Tennessee 72 Va Commonwealth 78 James Madison 76 W Kentucky Butler 68 MIDWEST Dayton Ohio 6ft S Illinois 69 Illinois Chicago St 57 Iowa Iowa 75 KansasSt Mo KansasCity 54 Kent TriState 71 Ill Oral Roberts 95 Michigan Bowling Green 71 Michigan Maine 44 N Carolina Detroit 70 Ohio Robert Morris 57 Toledo Minnesota 75 Wis Green Bay Illinois 53 SOUTHWEST Nebraska Texas AAM 60 Lamar Texas Southern 64 Mississippi St Rice 68 Sam Houston Southern U 78 Stephen F Austin South Alabama 74 Texas Christian Idaho 50 FAR WEST Fresno SI K Montana 67 Calif Westmont 84 Montana Fullerton St 66 San Jose St Sonoma St 61 Utah Providence 62 Washington Portland Wyoming Colorado 68 More Sports See Page 11 The danger runs both ways in caring for your firearm iiiimiiiiiimiiimmimmiiiiimiiiiimiiiMiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiim Fishing Report By DAVID HERRELL Outdoors Writer There are two ways to ruin a me gun neglect it or baby it lo death One hunter I know brags that he hasnt cleaned his Marlm lever action ride the day he bought it I believe him Theres hardlv a of rifling left in the barrel All traces of blueing have long since worn off and the stock looks like a piece of firewood The are so loose they rattle The exterior finish is marred b rust The gun shoots so poorlv I doubt if you could hit a barn wall from the inside He keeps it in the trunk of his car along with a tool box and the spare tire To this man a gun is nothing more than a piece of equipment to be used and abused until it no longer func tions and then to tv discarded Another hunter I know has cleaning guns as his hobby He has virtually polished the blueing from the metal The hardwood stock has had so mam applications of oil it Is beginning to soften Years of squirting WD40 into crevice ami orifice has left a gummv layer of residue The actions are so clogged with muck I doubt if they would fire in freezing weather For every gun that wears out a thousand are ruined ill treatment Modem firearms are built from the finest materials in ordnance history and will last more than one lifetime if properly cared for Good gun care begins with a proper cleaning kit It should include the following Jointed or onepiece steel rod Brass brushes and felt balls to H the arious guages and calibers BoUleof Hoppes solvent lid toothbrush Sihcone impregnated cloth Cotton patches cut lo various sues Screwdrivers ground to lit screw heads Tan of light machine oil such as 3 in 1 Kvery gun Is composed of three components the bar rei the trigger txill assembly and the stock or handle ianfor each of these components call for Us own technique The barrel of a gun needs no special care since it is cleaned and oiled each time it is loaded However the development of the metal cartridge and breech loading guns was a real txxm to the hunter but it also presented him with some special headaches For ample the first primers were made of of mer cury and when fired left deposits of salts in the barrel The only way lo remove these salts was to pour boiling w aler dow n the barrel and apply a coaling of oil Modern noncorrosive primers and smokeless powders have greatly simplified the hunters cleaning chores To clean the barrel just run a clean cotton patch through in one slow motion screw a wire brush to the dip H in Hoppes solvent and scrub am lead AH Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled bv the Texas and Wildlife Department for Dec i CENTRAL BIVHANAN HH normal level black bass air to 4 pounds on bone colored Pop striper air in the 5 13 pound range with Kast Masters with bucktails or crap pie poor white Dass good with strings from 54U fish with white spoons trailing bucktails catfish good to 5 pounds on trothne with cutbait CANYON Water clear 66 6 leet black bass fair to 6 pounds on moloroil worms and dark Pig n smallmoulh bass fair to 3 pounds on 4 inch Ringworms in 15 fee of water striper slow crappie fair on minnows to 20 fish per string in the mouth of the river above the white bass excellent to 2 pounds 9 ounces with a good number of 2 pound plus fish to 80 fish per boat on MannO Lures in 3CMO feet flats in the main just off the fish generally under birds catfish fair on shrimp and nightcrawlers to 3Ja GIBBONS CKKKKWater clear i inches black bass an 8 pound keeper this week on a green crappie fair in number and good catfish slow For every gun that wears out a thousand are ruined by ill fouling with a backam forth motion Follow this with a couple of clean patches and then one patch lightly moistened with machine oil Thats all there is to it To clean a bolt action first remove the scrub the ace and extractor with an old toothbrush dipped in Hoppes then wipe the twit exterior and reciever with a sihcone cloth Do not squirt oil into the interior of the bolt The gook w ill eventuallv gum up and cause problems For the lever pump or automatic gun open the breech scrub the twit face with the toothbrush and wipe out the accessable areas with a sihcone cloth don t squirt oil into the reciever area Clean and protect the stock as you would any fine piece of furniture Wipe with a moist cloth and apply a light coat of wax Never put gun oil on a stmk and especially not on the unfinished checkering oil softens wood and causes premature wear Try as we mav to be careful it seems that stocks are always picking up dents and scratches A method of removing dents that sometimes works is to cover the area with a damp cloth and apply a warm iron for a few minutes It the dent is not tot severe the combination of heat and moisture will cause the wood fibers to swell and the dent will disappear Follow with a coat of wax Treat scratches as would or any furniture The that hold a gun together will eventuallv work IOOMPeriodically go over them with a screwdriver that has been ground to fit the heads The screws that hold the scope mount should first be dipped in LocTite and then tightened H vou must store a gun in a standing position make sure you do so with the pointing down Fven the lightest coaling of oil in the barrel will eventually run down into the bolt and foul the action Neglected and poorly earedtor guns are ugly unreliable and often unsafe A firearm will give a lifetime of functional and esthetic pleasure if it is treated like the fine instrument it is WANTED lostconscious homeowners who seek to cut their heating bills up to obtain Claim 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