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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 10, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 10A Sports New Texas December Rangers ready for move to new facilities By TIM WAITS Staff Writer Anticipation is running rampant at Smithson Valley over the soontobe ready new school and athletic The school and athletic projected to be available for occupancy the first week of is a quantum leap for an athletic program thats already making great strides in lessthanideal Were excited about said Athletic Director Joe who said he goes by to check on it a couple of times a It gives the kids something to look forward to and I think they will really appreciate It will be a better atmosphere to work All the facilities of a Class 5A high school Smithson Valley is currently in 4A are be ing said Comal ISD Superintendent Bill Brown said that the million project is finishing well below budget and that the athletic portion was actually a very small percentage in relation to the rest of UK It appears that whatever the it will be worth every For the stadium will seat with bleachers on both sides of the At the present which holds less than half of the new local and visiting fans must share the same as well as both bands and pep The new track has an allweather Smithson Valley is getting two new Brown said people can he seated in the regular gym for junior varsity and varsity basketball If need the gym will accommodate The other a will be used for basketball practice and physical education Smithson Valley Principal Joe Rogers said the basketball teams will soon have the capability of playing two highschool level games at the same like Canyon is able to do A freshman played at the old will go on the same time as the junior varsity at the new with the var sity to follow immediately Were having a heckuva time in one said With the freshmen and JV playing at the same time will be a big And the kids can gel home a lot Most varsity basketball games at Smithson Valley start at 8 and sometimes The new gym floors will have a conven tional wooden court surface as opposed to the multicolored rubberized floor at the old Brown said if the school is available in Smilhson Valley will try to host its last few home district games at the new Rogers said that soccer and football prac tice at all levels can take place at the same Paving of a new fourcourt tennis com plex has been The new baseball diamond will hold GOO The old field is without lights and does not meet University Interscholastic League regulations in The new field is 300 feet down the leftand rightfield lines and is much deeper to straightaway center It Is still questionable whether the baseball field will be ready for use this All of the dressing boys and girls will be at the Brown said he believes It is a waste of money to build an entire field house only to be used two periods a There will be 200 lockers In the boys dress ing room and 150 in the Matulich Intends to put the spacious new weight room to immediate use for his off season football program as soon as the students move The gym especially and the weight room is where we needed said Matulich The whole way the dressing room is laid out is great and the stadium speaks for itself It is a great very With facilities of a firstclass it is only logical to assume thai firstclass 4A teams in every sport may soon follow Local teams facing busy weekend The number of basketball tour naments this season is rapidly dwindling and four of the six local teams will take advantage of the extra games by playing in tour naments over the some beginning With nine teams in District 13 the district games have been alternating with the nondistrict with weekends left open for teams to squeeze in as many games as they can at tour That is why the girls teams started district play on yet are still playing some nondistrict But this is the secondtolast weekend of tournament and soon the 134A teams will be able to concentrate solely on their district Only Smithson Valleys and Ca nyons boys teams are not taking part in tournaments this Canyon will host Texas Military Institute at Smithson Valley will then play TMI at Saturday in the San Antonio Convention Center New Braunfels girls team open ed the Boerne tournament today with a noon game against The Unicorns second game will come Friday againsl either Fredericksburg or A New Braunfels win today would mean a 6 game on Friday a loss today would give Smithson Valleys girls team will play in the roundrobin Mar ble Falls tournament beginning at 6 today against the host The two teams have already met twice this with Marble Falls winning both But the Mustangs had to forfeit its games last weekend at the Burnet tournament in cluding a win over the Rangeret tes because of an ineligible Smithson Valley will play Liber ty Hill at 3 then close the tournament with a game Rod Perkins and the Canyon Cougars Smithson Valley will play single game against Photo by Deryl Clark against Lampasas at noon Satur New Braunfels boys team will play in the Alamo Heights tourna The Unicorns kick things off at pin Friday against New Braunfels next game will be Saturday against either West Campus or McCollum If the Unicorns win they will play again at if thev lose at 9 along with the this weekend team will play in play Hays tour on Friday The it a m then in p m iu in each of the i advance to idund on Satur Hays and v the tourna Lakers both Dallas outruns the Kings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Denver Nuggets had a rocky mountain high in Boston Garden This might sound but 1 dont Ihink another team would have beaten them Denver Coach Doug Moe said after Boston fell 124 119 Wednesday ending the Celtics 34gumc regularseason win ning streak at Boston Garden The Nuggets joined the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers as the only teams to win there in 84 games since the start of the 198586 The Nuggets fell behind 3929 after one then held the Celtics to 14 points in the second Ball hawking 5foot10 guard Michael who scored a careerhigh u also had five steals and no tur novers for Denver Alex English had 27 points for the Nuggets and Lafayette Lever added 18 11 rebounds and 13 his fifth tripledouble of the Larry Bird scored 18 of his 40 points in the last 10 minutes as Boston rallied from a 108 deficit to make the game close until the end Denver last won in Boston in lJj Bullets Lakers 112 Defending champion Los Angeles continued to losing to Washington for its sixth loss in nine games following an 80 start Jeff Malone scored 29 points and Moses Malone scored six of his 26 in overtime as the Bullets snapped a fourgame losing streak The who rallied from a 9ii 90 deficit in the final minutes to force the got points from Magic 23 from Kareem AbdulJabbar and 2u from James Worthy Mavericks Kings 98 DALLAS Coach John MacLeod said he wanted the Dallas Mavericks to apply some tough defensive pressure against the Sacramento Kings It worked great as the Mavericks defeated the Kings We tried to apply some tough defensive said Coach John MacLeod We came out hard and they didnt look good against our press NBA By The Associated EASTERN CONFERENCE AtUntic Division Hoston Philadelphia New York Washington New Jersey Central Division Detroit Oucago Atlanta Milwaukee Indiana Cleveland W I H II 12 II IU 10 6 Pet OB till tvSH 625 1 Hi WESTERN CONFERENCE 5 CB Midwest Division W L Pet Dallas It i tv7 Denver 11 6 6tT Houston IU 7 I Ilah y 8 S2y 8 8 M 2 Sacramento 13 2i 7 Pacific Division A Lakers II J M7 Portlaml U 7 fill Seattle s 8 yjs 2 Phoenix 7 8 467 3 A CIlujXTs 6 10 37S 4S Gulden State 3 Wrdnesdays Camrs iHmer 124 Ikiston Philadelphia iM Portland WashliiKtun Us Lakery 112 Dallas 125 SacrametHuW Phoenix 117 Atlanta H6 liolden State fliveUml 111 Today s Games Indiana al New JTM IXnver at New York Milwaukee at Itilcatfo Itahat Houston Seattle al los Angeles Illppei s Fridays Games W iMrult Angeles Lakeis al liostun Phtttnix at Dallas Portland al Milwaukee Ileveland at Sacrainentu Atlanta at ioldrn Sutr Dallas opened the game with a 170 run and a 28i thud quarter barrage The Mavericks improved then record to lu5 as they won or the eighth time in the past 10 games Dallas used a third quarter fast points from Mark Aguirre and nun Kolando Hlackman to dominate who are struggling It was the third straight tune the Mavericks have held an opponent to less than luo points We didnt want to let them run their plays or take shots whenthey Landry hints 1989 will be last season normally like to lake said who hit 12 of 15 shots Weve been playing excellent defense right from the start o the game in last place in the Midwest fell lo 413 The Kings lost their sixth in a row and are 0Ton the road If youre not a good team on the youll have Kings 1oach Bill Russell said Right nou were just not a good team Im en joying the people and the coaching but Im not enjoying the losing The Mavericks cranked up their running game in the third with point guard Derek Harper the catalyst The fastbreak that coach MacLeod has us running really this Harper said in the third quarter we got it going oft their turnovers Werv really trying to develop a killer instinct Blazers 86 with Irontcourt starters Tim McCormick and Roy Hiivson still sidelined b got points and rvUmnds from Charles Barkley and out scored Portland HI 15 in the fourth quarter Clyde Drexier had points and Jerome Kersey 2u for the Trail Blazers Suns Hawks 105 Phoenix snapped Atlanta s dve game winning streak as Janus Kd uards had 23 points and U rebounds and Alvan Adams scored lu o his 18 points in the fourth quarter Larry Nance had points tor Phoenix while Willis and Doc Rivers both had lor the Haw ks Warriors Cavs 112 Ciolden State won for only the third tune in games when Slevpy who inisstd two retthrows with la seconds left made a fool jumper with one second remaining to beat Cleveland Mark Price who scored a season high il points gave the Cavaliers a 112111 advantage with a 20foot jumper with seven seconds remain ing Floyd led the Warriors with 2V points Dell Curry scored a carver high 27 points Sportsworld AP Dallas Cowboys Coach Tom Landry says hell probably call it quits at the end of his current which expires after the 1989 in his 28th season with the said Wednesday that he has no intention of stepping down before But when his current threeyear pact is so may be his reign as the only head coach in the history of the Asked if he planned to be coaching after his contract Landry I dont think I was kind of ready to step down anyway after last years 79 but we had such a poor finish that 1 was hop ing to help turn things around who ranks 3 among the NFLs alltime winningest has come under fire The teams principle Bum questioned his coaching ability after Dallas dropped a 2110 decision to lowly Atlanta last Its part of the business of he said in a conference call with beat writers covering the Washington The bottom line is usually whether youre winn ing or Right were in a rebuilding program Landry said the process will take and he fully expects to com Out land winner looking at NFL options Im 63 I would think that if I went on through to the end of this it would pro bably be time for me to do something Cowboy Coach Tom Landry plete the task within two years After it appears that he may decide that 30 years is Im 63 he J would think that if I went on through to the end of this it would pro bably be time for me to do something Ive been doing this for so he I have a lot of things Id like to do with my family that 1 dont have the time to do right now Im leaning that Landry said he still enjoys but is obviously disap pointed that his team has dropped three straight to fall to 57 and to the brink of elimination in the playoff i iKK Al i Chad Hennings of the Air winner of the 1987 Jutland liopliY lianations top interior is about to ikMil fen the wild blue He just doesn i if it will be in the air or on the ground Like luiiiiiiig hack Napoleon McCallum and basketball star David Robinson of the Naval Academy in recent Hennings aspires to a professional which would require permis sion from the Secretary of the Air I no thai 1 have a commitment to my and 1 fully intend to serve that com a 260pound defensive tackle Iron But Im also looking into any possibility that there may be to play professional the trophy over fellow senior defensive linemen Michael Dean Perry of Clem son and Dame Stubbs of If an NFL futuie isnt Hennings has other possibilities To pursue my graduate studies in and management and get my or 10 pilot Im two inches over the maximum waiverable height lor a pilot but Ive achieved a My commitment is live years if 1 choose not to eight years if 1 do way 1 the situation as far as profes sional at my I dont feel I can come back after five maintain my maintain the skills and technique that Id have to have Id pnAutnlv have to play within a year or two jiier 1 Ueberroth unsure of new term DALLAS AP Baseball Commissioner Peter who says hes had trouble with club owners because hes not afraid to make unpopular still hasnt decided whether to seek another fiveyear the former Angeles Olympics chief whose term expires Dec acknowledged Wednesday that hed probably have difficulty getting enough voles to be re elected that I dont have told reporters at Ive said that every year enough Ueberroth baseballs winter meetings Ueberroth was quoted Wednesday in The Dallas Morning News as if 1 needed to get re elected right 1 wouldnt be able to put that Lets say 1 couldnt get doubledigit Ueberroth needs the votes of U of the 26 owners to win He has often said he intends to be a oneterm but he has never publicly ruled out seeking another term Conimis sioners terms were seven instead of until Ueberroth was elected in March 1981 1 might not be able to get enough votes now if l had to but I have a vote on the he adding that he would reconsider his future in baseball the closer he gets to the end of his 1 still have my right of The owners have the right to their choices Well probably come to the same conclusions He sided with the umpires in their request for more money and some of the owners still havent forgiven he said Ive made more decisions bad and in different than anyone since the first commis Judge Kenesaw Mountain he Irish committed to Cotton Bowl SOUTH Ind AP Notre Dame Coach Lou Holtz says all that matters now for the Irish is winning the Cotton Bowl But he offers some judgments about the teams 210 loss lo Miami in Notre Dames final regular season game Before a 2120 loss at Perm the Irish still had hopes of capturing a national championship but an end zone interception killed a potential scoring drive and a twopoint conversion effort ailed The loss to the Nittany Lions may have set the stage for defeat at Miami the following Holtz says No one on the 12thranked Irish squad has played in a major bowl so preparing for the New Years Day contest against No 13 Texas becomes even more he said They must realize that and not just getting now is the important he If Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown hadnt spurned Southern Methodists recruiting for Noire the Irish wouldnt be traveling to Dallas at said At the same Tim wouldnt have won the Heisman without his he added
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