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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports New Texas December Spurs road woes continue in Philly PHILADELPHIA AP David t wingate was only making 37 percent his but the Philadelphia 76ers told him to keep shooting The secondyear NBA guard took the advice and made 10 of his 15 field scoringja careerhigh 28 points to help the 78ers defeat the San An tonio Spurs 114102 They told me to keep even though I have been They said they didnt mind as long as I didnt take bad Wingate Charles Barkley scored 32 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Six Philadelphia opened up a 5127 lead with left in the second Barkley had 22 points and nine re bounds in the first while the Spurs committed 17 San Antonio rallied behind Walter Berry and narrowed the 76ers lead to 6959 with left in the third Seven seconds Alvin Robertson was assessed two quick technical fouls and was ejected by referee Bruce The first technical was assessed when Robert son said and the second followed when he slammed the ball to the The ball went through my hands and the referee thought I slammed it to the I dont think it was Robertson said after the Philadelphia scored the next seven points and the Spurs never again got closer than Cliff Robinson added 23 points and Maurice Cheeks had 13 points and 12 assists for Leon Wood had 24 points and Berry 23 for San The Spurs turned the ball over 26 a statistic that didnt please San Antonio Coach Bob It was a long night and we didnt play well at he Weve just to play smarter and with more The Spurs Johnny Dawkins miss the game because of an ankle in Nuggets Rockets 113 The Twin Towers are no And neither was the Houston offense against the Denver Michael Adams led a balanced Denver attack as the Nuggets blasted It could have been Rockets Coach Bill Fitch We werent expecting great things tonight with the new players in With Ralph Sampson the other half of the Twin Akeem missed his first six shots and scored only 11 He often played forward with newcomer Joe Barry Carroll at The Rockets traded Sampson to Golden State last weekend for Carroll and Sleepy who started his 265th consecutive NBA game and scored 14 points before fouling Carroll scored just nine Sleepy will be better once he gets to know the rest of the guys hes play Ing Fitch and Carroll was out of shape and were going to work on Adams scored 24 points to lead five Denver players score with 20 or more Jay Vincent and Fat Lever each had and Alex English and Blair Rasmussen had 20 World Free led Houston with 15 Nets 105 OT On a team of great Derek Harper wont hesitate to call for the Sportsworld NBA By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division w Boston 13 Philadelphia 9 New York 6 Washington 6 New Jersey 3 Central Division Detroit H Atlanta H Chicago H Milwaukee 12 Indiana n Cleveland 8 WESTERN CONFERENCE W 13 13 11 11 9 5 11 13 10 7 7 3 Midwest Division Dallas Denver Houston Utah San Antonio Sacramento Pacific Division Lakers Portland Seattle Phoenix Clippers Golden State Wednesdays Games Boston Utah 111 Dallas New Jersey OT Philadelphia San Antonio 102 Denver Houston 113 Todays Games Philadelphia at New York Indiana at Washington Cleveland at Chicago Houston at Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles Lakers at Golden State Sacramento at Seattle Normally a the 6foot 4 Harper got the chance to take the gamewinning shot burying a 3pointer with 29 seconds to go in overtime to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a victory over the struggling New Jersey Derek isnt afraid to said Dallas Coach John after the Mavericks improved their record to His 3point shot was perfect He didnt back off one bit when the game was on the Harper had 27 hit three 3 had 10 assists and came up with five and he said he was looking for the big shot all the I was definitely looking for the 3 Harper noting that he hit the game winner on an open shot when Dwayne Washington strayed away from him to doubleteam Rolando I had confidence the shot was go ing in all the he Its OK we didnt put them away in regula The important thing is that we Im concered about how were playing in the fourth said whose team was outscored 3417 in the fourth quarter of a 10693 loss to the Cleveland Caveliers on Tuesday and was outscored 3221 in the final regulation period by the Nelson Celtics Jazz 111 Larry Bird scored 38 points and teamed with Robert Parish in a third quarter surge as the Celtics con tinued their Boston Garden streak against The who had lost their last two games at the are 180 at home against the Jazz in 14 Boston hasnt lost three straight home games since the 197879 Tied 7373 with left in the third Parishs jumper began a 21 12 run that gave the Celtics a 9485 lead going into the final Bostons lead ranged from seven to 18 points the rest of the Utah was led by Karl Malone with CHS Classic should live up to name The Canyon Classic tipsoff today at 4 with New Braunfels Del The host Cougars will play Bandera at 7 p m Photo by Deryl Clark What is shaping up to be a very tough basketball tournament begins today with the annual Canyon The action heats up with boys play beginning at 4 when New Braunfels faces Del Thai game will be followed at with a game between Cole and Anto At 7 the host Cougars will square off against and in the final game of the Lockhart meets Gonzales at What will make the Classic especially interesting this year is the caliber of teams participating While Canyon and New Braunfels figure to be in the chase for the District 134A Class 2A Cole has to be con sidered as one of the favorites in the Cole Is ranked second in the state in its classification and has already beaten some pretty good teams including the team which edged New Braunfels on Tues day Uonzales enters the Classic ranked 19th in Class and Del Valle is much improved over last years squad The Unicorns are the defending tournament champions It is going to be top notch basket said Cougar Coach David Taylor There are going to be several teams here which are just plain excellent high school teams The winners of the Canyon Bandera and ColeAntonian games will meet at 7 while the winner of the LockhartGonzales game will play the winner of the New BraunfelsDel Valle contest at Girls action in the Canyon Classic begins at 4 Friday when Ur suline meets At Ca nyon hosts Smithson Valley in a game which will count in the District 134A standings Smithson Valley is M in district competition while the Cougarettes are The girls roundrobin tournament continues on Saturday beginning at with two games At the old Smithson Valley will play Marion Al the new Canyon meets At 3 the Rangerettes conclude their Classic play against while Canyon finishes at 6 p in against Marion The boys bracket resumes at y a m Saturday with the losers of the first round games meeting each other The consolation finals are set or 1 pm and the thirdplace game will play at 4 30 p m The Canyon Championship will be played at 7 3u p m Admission to the tournament is for adults and or students A new ticket will be needed each time you reenter the building Arizona moves to 80 with victory By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It takes good balance to stay near the top of the poll and Arizona has it The secondranked Wildcats had four starters score in double figures Wednesday night as they beat visiting ArkansasLittle Rock to remain undefeated after eight games Steve Kerr and Tom Tolbert each had 15 Sean Elliott added 14 and Anthony Cook had 10 for which shot 6G percent for the in eluding a 6of7 performance from 3point range Kerr made all but one of those Kerr made five of six 3s and reserve Ken lxfton made his only attempt from long range while the Trojans were lofl3on3pomters In other games involving ranked No 11 Florida beat Ohio State 10209 No Iti Missouri defeated Virginia Tech l and No Georgetown downed Maryland Baltimore County The 84 start is the best or Arizona in the five years Coach Lute Olson has been there and it in cludes victories over three ranked teams Syracuse and Iowa Florida Ohio State 69 Florida pulled away early for the easy home vic tory as Vernon Maxwell scored points and Joe Lawrence added A The used a run to take a H15 lead and it wasnt close after that Missouri Virginia Tech 96 Derrick the Tigers alltime leading had a careerhigh 42 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Virginia Techs fivegame winning streak snapped Chievous had the fourthhighest total in school history He also tied the school mark or points in a halt with 29 in the second half and his 17 fret throws were the fourthbest total in Missouri history Chievous made three consecutive free throws with about eight minutes left to give Missouri 1 1 a 77GJ lead ami the Hokies f 2 never got closer than eight points the rest of the game Byron Irvin finished with 21 points or Missouri while Wally Lancaster led Virginia Tech with 20 Georgetown Cnty 59 Georgetown grabbed 20 offensive rebounds as it dominated the smaller Hetnevers inside The Hoyas led 3727 at halftime but with Mark Tillmon scoring 11 of his 15 points in the second halt they pulled away or the easy to im prove to 51 Larry Simmons and Kenny Keynolds each scored 18 points for Maryland Baltimore County 3 t Georgetown had 15 field tfoaJs in the first half and all but an 18 foot jumper by Dwayne Bryant came inside the kev Gold Stars fall to tough Austin Capitols Just as you cant judge a book by its you cant judge a game by the Although the MidCities Gold Stars soccer team fell to Austins reknown 76 Capitols 31 they gave nothing away but a name the Capitols will not soon for The Stars came out of the gate m a fury and immediately gained everyones Steaming up they heated up the action enough to thaw out any hopes of be ing easily But the Capitols retorted that as were not going to play the and challenged with authority and likening the game to a professionallyplayed ten nis Schembechler upgraded to fair ANN AP Bo Schembechlers condi tion was upgraded from satisfactory to fair a day after the Michigan coach underwent quarduple heart bypass remained connected to a respirator but was conscious while recovering from Tuesdays sevenhour operation at Joseph Mercy For who had a heart attack the day before the 1970 Rose it was his second quadruple bypass since He is expected to remain hospitalized for at least another Allen fined by NFL HOUSTON AP Houston Oilers cornerback Patrick Allen says he plans to appeal his fine for hitting In dianapolis kicker Dean Biasuccis neck with his forearm in a game three weeks Allen said Wednesday he had receiver a letter from NFL Commissioner Pete Rozell informing him of the It was an early Christmas present from good old Allen told J did and I accept the which is five big Rozelle said it looked He said I would have been but it was my first personal foul in four years and I basically had a clean The incident occurred with six seconds left in the game at Indianapolis alter the Colts had scored their flaal makjtog the score Allen charged through and struck the Coils kicker following the extra He received a personal foul The Oilers accused the Colts of trying to run up the Its very uncharacteristic of me to do but I was caught up in the heat of the Allen 1 will ap peal It was but five grand is Sherrill to meet with Abernathy ATLANTA AP Former Atlanta sports agent Jim Abernethy said he is to meet today with Texas foot ball Coach Jackie Sherrill to discuss repayment of money Abernethy gave to two Aggie players who have been declared ineligible for the Cotton Senior offensive tackle Tony Bartley and junior fullback Melvin Collins were suspended Tuesday after Abernethy told The Atlanta Constitution he had signed contracts with Under NCAA rules players may not sign representation contracts with or take money from while they still have college eligibility Sherrill then appealed to the NCAA to restore their Texas plays Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl Before the NCAA will consider all money must be repaid and the player released from his The Constitution reported in todays editions AJbemetby said repayment would be between Impressive New Braunfels goalie Kyan Rogers earned his gold star as he fought off repeated vicious attacks on Jerry Van Robert Kyan Haupert andDenlonScott all of New Braunfels demonstrated team unity as they slipped the ball to one another with the coordination of while forward Leinen of San Marcos and awesome James Unary of New Braunfels combined majesty and muscle to make their presence known Late in the defender Peter Kisenhauer of Wimberley made a spectacular save when he crossed left field and rescued a score by blasting the ball out of an unguarded penalty box Scoreboard with minutes to the Austin team finally and led H at halftime Charging back on lielil or the se cond the Stars won everywhere but on the Scoreboard As they pushed their way toward the confrontation forced the Capitols to make an unfortunate er ror that resulted in a direct kick by the Stars In a game plagued with this w as one of the few call ed in favor o the Mid Cities club New Braunfels midfielder Ryder McDonald answered the and dramatically drove the ball home to tie the game 11 With newfound the Stars stole the declaring the dark horse a powerful the Austin team not amihar with defeat regrouped and charged upfield to once again take the lead The Gold Stars rallied and took several shots on but luck ran as lime did Just before the final whistle blew the Capitols converged on the penally area despite heroic struggling on the part of managed to fumble in the parting point Coach Daniel Puvloscms Gold Stars will complete the all season Saturday at i p m on H K B Field No 4 in New Braunfels by hosting the San Antonio N YSL Jedi On the air THURSDAY College basketball Austin Peay at Wichita ESPN College basketball Bradley at Memphis ESPN FRIDAY 1 Golf Seniors Mazda first ESPN 8 Boxing George Foreman vs Kocky Sekorsky in a heavyweight 10 10 College basketball DePAul ESPN Local sports THURSDAYSATURDAY Canyon Basketball Classic BOYS Thursday 4 Del Valle New Braunfels Antonian 7 Canyon Bandera Lockhart Friday 7 CanyonHandera winner Cole Antoaian winner LockhartGonzales winner Del Valle New Braunfels Saturday 9 CanyonBandera loser ColeAntonian loser and LockhartGonzales loser Del Valle New Braunfels loser old gym l 30 Consolation Finals Third Place 7 in Championship GIRLS Friday 4pmIrsulme vs Smilhson Valley vs Canyon Saturday am Canyon vs Ir suline and Marion vs Smitlison Valley old 3 Lrsuline vs Smilhson Canyon Marion District 134A District basketball standings GIRLS Team W L GB Fredericksburg 4 o Boerne 3 j NewBraunJels 2 l Tivy 2 l ii Hays 222 Clemens i 2 2 Canyon i 3 3 Lockhart i 3 3 Smithson Valley o 3 Fridays Game Smithson Valley at Canyon Tuesdays Game Fredericksburg at New Braunfels BOYS Team w L GB Clemens 20 Fredericksburg 20 Tivy 20 Canyon i i j Bourne i i i Ntw Braunfels o l i Smilhson Valley u i Hays o 2 Lockhart u 2 i Tuesdays Game New Braunfels at Fredericksburg College scores By The Associated Press EAST Ueorgelown Md Baltimore County Princeton Stion Hall Sy SOUTH Auburn Mercer 48 Clemson Augusta 45 Coastal Carolina Karl Palk 70 Davidson Pill Johnstown 67 Florida OhioSt 69 Florida Stetson 67 Georgia Southern Francis Marion 60 Georgia Tech LSU 70 Louisville Cleveland St 79 Mississippi McNeese St 66 South Alabama BYUHawaii 68 Virginia St Delaware St 83 MIDWEST Dayton Rollins 74 Missouri Virginia Tech SIB SOUTHWEST Houston Baptist Pan American 53 Texas SW Louisiana OT FAB WEST Arizona Ark LitUe 53
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