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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 1987 Canyons Hay Kaderli goes up tor a tipin m a nondistnct game earlier this season Starting the games couM in the Photo by Deryl Clark Canyon boys open district play The District 134A boys basketball race begins tonight while the girls teams enter their third week of district action Smilhson Valleys and Canyon s boys team both begin home while New Braunfels will no play a district game until next Canyon hosts IxKkhart at p m The come into tonight s district opener with a record Smithson hots Clemens with the tip off 8 p m Clemens is to be among the teams fighting lor playoff berth The Hangers enter U 4 A w uh a mark New Braunlels is not scheduled to open district pa until next Tuesday and will instead host Seguin at 7 to p m The tnicorns owners of a record are looking to avenge a dose loss to the Matadors from Nov Ju In o 11 e r l 4 A o p e n e r s will Has and IVoerne will enlertam Kcrrvilic Tn Tivy will IKwithout all state guard Thirman who will play in the 4A State semifinal game at the Astnxlome in Houston p m Saturday In girls play tonight Uith and Smithson alley will the road while the I nuorn will play a iKin district game at Austin It i Hoth alley and Canvon m 13 4A Don hut learns have a chance to come cut winners tonight Canyon visits i Lockhart while the will play at Ciimens The Lady Smithson alley will pla at a p m while 7 pm clues field junior team o he action will Kgin a i p m w iUi the freshmen game Braundis w ill 1ras 1 P i with game set or 4 p m The 1 nKMrns ieeatei Travis 4o iii the egun tourna ment on In other girls 13 4A games 0 w ill isii iknnie 1 o am Hays 1 1 will pa ksinirg J All Itiai teams wii pi up tni ing four aiflerent tournaments and two separate games New learn will pla at the Alamo Ilient Willie girl Will te it the Htxrne oys team will host T 1 a 7 U p in Frulas while the t will play in the Hay tournament the Witkelli Nimttisiii s UiSs team play p n ilay the an Antunio oiivention 1lie will play in the Kails tournament el he weekend Sports New Texas Page Miami hangs on to beat contest costly for both teams MIAMI AP The Miami Dolphins arc and the New York Jets are The Dolphins continued their up anddown season Monday night with a 3728 victory over the New hampered by injuries all lost starling linebacker Lance Mehl and cornerback Russell Carter for the rest of the season A week after losing 270 at Miami built a 270 halftime lead and withstood a secondhalf New York comeback The performance left the Dolphins shaking their heads about their Its been a weird rookie running back Troy Stradford said after rushing k times for 120 yards and three touchdowns Its hard to believe we got shut out last week Buffalo But we didnt sulk about it and we didnt grow apart We stayed together and worked hard Both Miami and New York are 66 and one game behind AFC East leader Indianapolis with three games to play Were still in the playoff Jets Coach Joe Walton said It will be tough It looks like weve lost two starters for the season Mehl suffered a knee injury one of four New York casualties in the secondary this NFL By The Associated 750 285 Green Bav 4 7 1 375 205 Tampa Bav 480 237 285 AMERICAN 2 10 0 167 10 2 0 Orleans 930 N A Rams 570 417 New 3 9 0 division playoff New York Jets at at San at at New A at Kansas at Green NATIONAL Jets at New Raiders at Kansas Y Giants at at San at Tampa St at N V at at San separated a The teams leading Freeman injured a and Walton said his status is uncertain Miami center Dwight a Pro Bow player the last five suffered a cracked fibula and may miss the rest of the season Place kicker Fuad Reveiz bruised his thigh but still managed to boot an 18yard field goal with the gimpy leg The Dolphins dominated the first rolling up 18 first downs to the Jets but New York closed the score to 3021 by driving for touchdowns on its first three posses sions in the second Dan completing 29 of 40 passes for 293 yards on the then marched Miami 74 yards and scored himself on a 5yard naked New Yorks Bobby Hum phery returned a Stradford fumble 46 yards for a touchdown with seven minutes but the Jets didnt get into Miami territory This is one we had to Miami Coach Don Shula And we have to have the rest of them to stay with the way the Colts have taken the lead Miami finished with 432 first downs and a 27minute ad vantage in time of possession Marinos 2yard scoring pass to Dan Johnson and three 1yard touchdown runs by Stradford gave Miami its big halftime Ken OBrien got the Jets rolling with a 44yard touchdown pass to Al Toon 62 seconds into the second Holder Pat a 10year scored his first NFL touchdown on an 8yard run from fieldgoal formation late in the third Johnny Hec tor scored on a 14yard run at the start of the fourth Miamis ranked 27th in the sacked OBrien four allowed only 40 yards rushing and set up a touchdown with Paul Lankfords 44yard interception Tex supports despite Bum rap IRVING AP Dallas Cowboys president Tex Schramm said he still supports Coach Tom Lan but added that offseason changes are needed to revive the teams sagging football fortunes 1 still have confidence in but there is a lot to look if not now then at the end of the season Schramm said Monday Tom has always been timely and innovative throughout his career 1 still believe in him Schramm s comments came the day after H R Bum principal owner of the Cow boys m comments to a Dallas sportsw nter following Dallas 2110 loss to the Atlanta came down hard on Landry Sundays loss all but eliminated the Cowboys from postseason consideration Dallas is now 57 and will be eliminated from the NFL if it one of its last three games or the Minnesota Vikings win one of their last three games Dallas has games remaining with Los Washington and Si Louis The Dallas regular team has lost 13 of its last 17 regularseason games the only coach the Cowboys have ever nad said Monday he has not had front office in terference since he w as hired in Times change Schramm said Monday It depends on whose eyes youre looking through obviously there is some basis of criticism all around in the organisation Bright told the Morning was hor rified at some of the play calling in the Atlanta game and cnticimi failure to make greater use of defensive lineman Danny the team s first round draft and of running back Herschel Walker tntil beating Atlanta had lost six straight games and was winless since the strike Schramm said he shares Brighls disappoint ment with the siiutation 1 told my wife this is the low point of W years we were an expansion team it was at least White penciled in for Redskins DALLAS AFi Steve Pelluer is listed as questionable after twisting his knee during the Dallas Cowboys 2110 loss to the Atlanta Falcons and probably will be replaced at quarterback against trie Washington Redskins by Danny White Pelluer has a swollen and I think wed start with Danny and then PauT Cowboys Coach Tom Landry said Im not sure i Pelluer will be able to work this week McDonald might be given his first NFL play ing time since the 1984 Landry He Pauls a good Weve just been working the other two all the but he knows the he can handle the and he throws the ball Landry said McDonald started for Cleveland in 1984 but did not play in The Cowboys claimed him last year after he was the Browns and This is the He said Sundays attendance of fans was shocking It was Dallas smallest home crowd since 1965 in the Cotton Bowl and the smallest in the 17 years the team has played at Texas Stadium This is Schramm We have to gel our fans excited We are getting back to the early 1960s with our negative Schramm said there would be an offseason shakeup but added it couldnt be a big Thats the most discouraging part of this Schramm We did a lot of things in the last offseason that 1 was excited We did a lot after last Schramm said Landry faces more heat now than at any time in his 38year but added that hes confident the coach can handle the Among the things Bright told the newspaper Sunday was that he would not buy the team if he had to do it all over Bright issued a statement on Monday to clarify his Last 1 was asked if I would purchase the Dallas Cowboys today il 1 had it to do I probably That answer was based on the current economic problems of nothing he Bright said he is not looking for potential Bright did not return phone calls made by The Associated but he did release a statement saying he has no intention of getting in volved in team including Like virtually all Dallas Cowboys fans I have been most disappointed and frustrated with the team results of the last couple of he While not criticizing Landry Bright em phasized his support for Bright said all personnel decisions will be made by whom he called the best chief executive officer in professional Schramm and Landry credited Brights remarks to At least he didnt give me a vote of con Landry joked at a news Were all human and hes the owner of the team and he has a right to say what he wants Were all frustrated with the Landry Schramm said Landry has never faced this kind of pressure What happened in the mid1960s was a mere trickle compared to Schramm Not many people cared one way or the other back in those Big trades seem to be imminent as baseball meetings continue Scoreboard DALLAS The talking is atxnit to way to swapping at baseballs winter meetings where lugget llofo Horner has a yen to return to he I mini the New York Yankees reportedly are willing to pay big bucks to aging superstar Dave Parker On a day in which the biggest rumor was thai a Tokyo summer of saki and sushi somehow hase latleinil up ihe already hefty Horner only one minor trade was com Dieted as major league executives huddled in a lexas sized luxury hotel complex Hut in a city where far more oil deals are closed than player trades the and Cincinnati met Monday to discuss a deal for Parker And the Los Angeles Dodgers shopped Mike Marshall the run producing out fielder who had several well run ins with teammates last season The New York Mets and Mallnnore closed a multi player deal late Monday night with the Mets shipping righthanded reliever Doug Sisk to the Orioles for minor league pitcher Blame Beatty and a pitcher to be named later off the Orioles 4o man roster was t 1 with three saves in 55 appearances last season and can keep the ball in the Orioles General Manager Koland Hemond said Hes got a chance to be our bullpen stopper Atlanta and opened talks aimed at putting the slugging infielder back in the Braves uniform he wore for nine seasons Horner hit 215 homers and had 652 runs batted in for Atlanta but couldnt reach contract terms last year and instead earned megayen with the Yakult Swallows of the Japanese Pacific League Horner was paid an estimated million in salary and expenses and Yakult reportedly is willing to swallow a new threeyear But while some major league teams reportedly lost in terest in Horner because he is considerably heavier than the 215 pounds he weighed in both the Braves and the Texas Hangers are courting him Horner lives in nearby Irving On theair Were not shopping him but well listen to offers for Reds Manager Pete Rose on the availability of Dave Parker The Hraves are said to be offering million for one year or only aUuit hall the H million Homer got in VSe made an offer to him and his agent Bucky Win said but no Braves spokesman Hob DiBiasio said Our owner iTed Turner has been quoted as say ing that is our final offer Ihe seeking more punch in a lineup that already includes Don Dave Wmfieid and Rickey Henderson are reportedly willing to give up three players for Ihe former All Star right fielder who was paid 4 million this year Parker hit 253 with 26 homers and y7 RBI but slumped badly in the second half of the season Were not shopping him but well listen to offers for Reds Manager Pete Rose said The Yankees supposedly have offered the Reds outfieldercatcher Phil pitcher Bill Fulton and outfielder Henry If they dont get the Yankees may go after Cleveland outfielder Mel They also are interested in Atlanta shortstop Rafael as is Houston The world champion Minnesota Twins also like Parker Toronto and Oakland have discussed a possible deal in volving Lloyd Moseby and Carney Lansford Hemond said the Orioles hopeto complete at least one more trade 1 really love all he alluding to the constant wheeling and dealing See Page8 TUESDAY i p ill liasketball Ionntc lKut at Vtlliinova KSlN W pm allege basketball Notre Dame at liosltm 7 05pm 1ro basketball Sacramento at TBS K pm College basketball West Virginia at Alabama KSPN 30 p m 1ro hockey Winnipeg at Angeles KSlN WEDNESDAY P m College basketball Alabama at South ESPN 7 k p m College basketball DePaul at Western Michigan WON 8 u p m Boxing Lenny Lataglia vs Jerry Holly in a nuddlewight boul KSPN SATURDAY 4 45 Boys basketball Smithson Valley varsity vs Texas Military Institute at San Antonio Convention Center District 134A 14 17 1C 18 GB Local sports TUESDAY 4 p m Oirls New Braunlels J V varsity at Austin Travis 5 Boys basketball Clemens at Smithson Valley varsity 5 Oirls basketball Smithson alley varsity at Clemens 5 30 p m Oirls basketball Canyon varsity at Ixkckhart 6 Boys basketball Lockhart varsity at Canyon 6pm Boys basketball Seguin at New Braunfels varsity THURSDAY SATURDAY Boys basketball New Braunlels at Alamo Heights tournament Oirls basketball Smithson Valley at Marble Falls tournament FRIDAY 6pm Boys basketball Texas Military Institute at Canyon varsity FRIDAY SATURDAY Oirls basketball Canyon at Hays tour nament Oirls basketball New Braunfels at Boerne tournament District basketball standings GIRLS Team w L Boerne o Fredericksburg 20 Tivy l o j Hays l l l Lockharl l l l New Braunfels l l l Clemens u l Canyon 022 Smilhson Valley 022 Todays Games Smilhson Valley at Clemens Canyon al Lockhart Tivy at Boerne Hays at Fredericksburg New Braunfels at Austin Travis Top 20 By The Associated Press The Top Twenty teams in the Associated Press final regular season college football with firstplace votes in record through games of Dec 5 total points based on 2019181716 15141312 11109876 54321 and last weeks rank ing Record Pts Pvs 1 Oklahoma i47i 1100 i 2 9 1100 lioas 2 Florida State 1010 ilois 3 4 Syracuse a lloO 955 4 5 Nebraska 1010 926 5 Auburn 911 847 6 7UU 911 794 7 Michigan Stale 821 687 9 9 South Carolina 830 653 8 UCLA 920 642 10 n Oklahoma State 920 509 n 12 Notre Dame s3o 467 12 Texas AiM 920 400 15 14 Clemson 920 392 13 Oeorgia 83u 37U 16 Southern Cal 8io 2 17 Tennessee a2i 274 18 Iowa 930 165 Pitt 830 131 19 2o Penn Slate 830 o Other receiving votes Indiana 45 Wyoming Alabama San Jose State Air Force Arkansas Kastern Michigan Florida Washington 1 West Virginia 1 College scores By The Associated Press EAST Boston College Maine 7o Bucknell Susquehanna 72 Fairfield Hofstra 40 Hartford Wichita OT Holy Cross Assumption 77 Penn 72 Md Md 66 Shore BethuneCookman 64 OT Pittsburgh Chicago 63 NY Southampion 58 Syracuse Cornell 59 Temple Massachusells7l Towson Navy 62 SOUTH Auburn Tenn Martin 77 Tennessee Erskine 84 Mississippi SE Louisiana 43 Mississippi Alcorn 70 Murray St Illinois 58 Charlotte Georgia Southern 57 Carolina 71 NE Louisiana Louisiana Tech 76 Radford Oreensboro 56 S Carolina St Augusta 62 Tennessee St Jackson St 63 SOUTHWEST Houston Arkansas Si 72 Houston Baptist Texas Wesleyan 66 Oklahoma Sam Houston St 69 Texas NW Louisiana 6 TexasEl Paso New Mexico 63 FAR WEST Montana Texas Tech 62 New Mexico Texas Southern 61
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