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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 2, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Sports HeraldZtffvrtt New Texas January 1991 NB falls at Hays MOUNTAIN CTTY The New Braunfels Unicorns ended 1990 with a loss at 4A power falling 7442 in a Monday afternoon The Unicorns finished the calendar year with a threegame losing streak to three of Central Texas top girls basketball teams Pflugerville and finally the Lady But New Braunfels came within three points of beating and also kept up with Hays for a We played real well the first New Braunfels Coach Linda Isbell We stayed with them the first The Unicorns trailed 1913 at the end of before Hays scored 27 secondquarter points on its way to a 4624 halftime Things would only get worse for New which was plagued by turnovers in the second after In the second we didnt shoot well under the Isbell We were trying to force and wed telegraph the pass to who it was The Unicorns finished at 17 percent shooting from the field to compound the matchup problem they had with Theyre a lot taller than Isbell Robin Riedel and Cin dy fMager got in foul That really helped them out in the third and fourth See Page 11 Hurricanes batter UT Erickson throws four TDs in Miamis 463 rout Amy shown above in a game earlier this matched her season high with 10 points on but it wasnt enough to help New Braunfels overcome Hays in a nondistrict Photo by Erik Karlsson DALLAS AP the col legiate team of the got the 90s off to a great start with a record smashing Cotton but it may not be enough for the defending national champions to The fourthranked making a last desperate attempt to impress the poll bat tered 3 Texas 463 on as Craig Erickson threw a Cotton Bowl record four touchdown But 2 ranked Georgia Tech downed Nebraska 4521 in the Flori da Citrus Bowl and 1 rated Color ado defeated Notre Dame 109 in the Orange Miami Coach Dennis Erickson wasnt We gave it our best shot but when Georgia Tech won there just wasnt any scenario I could see Miami would be voted the national Erickson said after the Orange Early season losses to Brigham Young and Notre Dame may have doomed the who won their last six Miami produced the most points and widest margin of victory in Cot ton Bowl history with the rout of the Southwest Conference champion who had won nine games in a row after an opening loss to Texas Coach David McWilliams said Miami deserved to be consid ered for consideration for If Miami isnt the national then I dont want to play the best The Hurricanes were penalized a record 16 times for 202 yards yet pro duced the worst rout in the 55year Classic history of the Cotton Bowl on the I think any team in the country would have a tough time beating said quarterback Craig Erickson Coach Erickson said lie would let the score speak for I think we are the best team in the country but Im not going to he We lost We made our bed and have to sleep in Thats all I have to say about I would politic for a It didnt seem like we were getting much respect and we were on a mission to get The previous Cotton Bowl record was 45 points by Boston College in Oklahoma 340 victory over Texas Cliristian in 1945 was the previous largest margin of While Erickson was winning offen sive Outland Trophy winner Russell Maryland led the mauling of quarterback Peter Gardere with three of the eight sacks the Hurricanes Erickson was 17for26 for 272 yards in his near flawless He hit Wesley Carroll on scoring passes of 12 and 24 found Ran dal Hill on a 48yard scoring and flipped a 4yard touchdown pass to freshman Damon Linebacker Damn Smith returned an interception 34 yards for a Miami makes no apologies for its rough play DALLAS AP The brash Miami Hurricanes are making no apo logies for their daunting and taunting and the Texas Longhoms say theres no excuse for their Fourthranked Miami bashed its way to a 463 rout of 3 Texas on The Hurricanes 102 were penalized a Cotton Bowlrecord 16 times for 202 yards yet still produced the most points and largest margin of victory in Cotton Bowl Dennis who improved his record to 213 in two years as Miamis said the many of them for celebrating didnt bother him one when you win you dont worry about he I dont think we played dirty or he I think we just played we had more And it takes two to You would think that by getting that many we would have been able to move the ball Texas Coach David McWilliams The tone of the game was set Miami taunted the Longhoms when they came onto the field before the game then was hit by consecu tive personal foul and unsportsman like conduct penalties on the first Clipping penalty could help Colorado keep 1 spot By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS On a New Years Day of one play in one cliffhanger might make all the difference for the national While 2 Georgia Tech and 4 Miami made strong claims to the title Tues day with lopsided topranked Col orado barely squeezed past 5 Notre Dame That Orange Bowl win was secured thanks greatly to a clipping penalty in the final minute that negated a 91yard punt return for a touchdown by Raghib Was Colorados narrow victory enough Thats the way I Colorado Coach Bill McCartney I think historically if you play a team as worthy as Notre Dame and you beat you should hold your Comparative scores really mean If you look at what Colorado has done all the teams weve we should maintain our It would have been easier if the Buffaloes had followed the lead of most of Tuesdays Besides the Orange Bowls nail the Sugar Bowl was the only other close At New 10 Tennessee edged Virginia The rest of the first day of 1991 was one Georgia Tech swamped 19 Nebraska 4521 in the Citrus Miami routed 3 Texas 463 in the Cotton 18 Louis ville was a 347 winner against 25 Alaba ma in the Fiesta The Rose Bowl was all 8 even though the4634 score against 17 Iowa was closer than the nature of the The Hall of Fame Bowl went to 14 Clem 300 over 16 while 12 Michigan romped past 15 Mississippi 353 in the Gator Colorado Notre Dame 9 Ever since it beat Missouri with the help of a fifth Colorado 1111 has had its standing atop the poll Now it has a tight win over the Irish 93 on its I hope Colorado gets Notre Dame Coach Lou Holtz but I wouldnt be upset if Georgia Tech got Both are very The Buffaloes rallied behind secondstring QB Charles Johnson after Darian Hagan rup tured a tendon in his left knee in the first Down Colorado got the winning a 1yard run by AllAmerican Eric in the third With to Colorado punted shockingly to Notre Dames best He dodged several cut right and sped to the end While he and two teammates celebrated in the end the referee signaled a clipping penalty on Greg return by Rocket was one of the greatest individual efforts Ive Holtz I dont know if the clip had anything to do with the I sure hope it McCartney and his players praised the work of who scored the winning TD on that infamous fifth down at was McCartney Georgia Tech Nebraska 21 At the Yellow Jackets fin ished the only unbeaten season in Division I as they surged to a 210 Shawn Jones completed 16 of 23 passes for 277 including touchdowns of 22 yards to Ernmett Merchant and 2 yards to William And who had 127 yards on 16 scored touchdowns in the final quarter on runs of 6 and 57 The victory was the sixth straight for which finished 1101 the only blot on the season a 3313 tie with North Im not going to wave a flag for Georgia Tech Coach Bobby Ross said of the top I do feel like we deserve it because of our wonlost Weve always been kind of knocked because of our but I think the ACC was vindicated in the bowl the ACC was3ll in bowl Nebraska 93 was without five players who were suspended before the game for unspecified The Cornhuskcrs were beaten 11743 by the three ranked teams on their Colorado and Oklaho Louisville Alabama 7 At Louisville was stepping up in class in its first bowl appearance in 13 The Cardinals 1011 proved beyond doubt they belong among the elite by thrash ing the Crimson Tide It shows were on the rise and we have said Browning who com pleted 20 of 33 passes for a Fiesta Bowl record 451 yards and three Alabama allowed only 38 points in its last seven but Louisville turned an inter a fumble and a blocked punt into a 250 lead through one The Cardinals also had a bowlrecord seven Washington Iowa 34 Quarterback Mark Brunell ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more as Washington took a 337 lead and coasted in the highestscoring game in Rose Bowl his The Huskies 102 also got big plays from the defense and special teams in handing Iowa 84 its third loss in four Andy Mason blocked a punt and Dana Hall picked up the ball and ran 27 yards for a then Charles Mincy returned an interception 37 yards for another Brunell scored on a 5yard run and threw 22 yards lo Mario Bailey for another TD in the first then scored on a 20yard run in the third He connected again with Bailey for Washingtons final I wasnt disappointed that we gave up 34 points because we had Mincy Tennessee Virginia 22 The Volunteers overcame a 160 halftime deficit the third time the Cavaliers have blown at least a 14point halftime lead and Tennessee drove 79 yards in the final A gamble on fourthand1 at the Cavaliers 23 worked as Greg Amsler gained 6 yards with 50 seconds Andy Kelly hit Alvin Harper to take Tennessee to the Amsler ran to the 1 with 34 seconds and Tony Thompson went over left guard for the win ning score with 31 seconds Thompson ran for 151 Tennessee 922 made plenty of mistakes early and Virginia 84 Virgini as scores came on a 10yard run by Gary Steelc on the first a 1yard run by Terry Kirby in the second and three field goals by Jake But the Vols rallied on a 27yard field goal by Greg a 7yard TD run by Thomp and a 15yard scoring pass from Kelly to Carl Pickcns with When things dont go we dont pan See Page 11 Sportsworld Cowboys Alkman opts for surgery IRVING AP Injured Dallas Cowboys quar terback Troy Aikman has decided to have surgery to repair his separated right shoulder and to remove bone chips in his left Aikman was scheduled for the surgery The shoulder felt fine for the first few Aikman said Tuesday of the injury he suffered in a game against the Philadelphia Eagles on But it kind of stayed It hasnt been feeling much Specialist Frank Jobe of Los who has worked with Aikman was scheduled to perform the but he is out of the Aikman said he did not want to wait three or four weeks until Jobe would be able to do the He said he wants to begin his rehabilitation Jim Andrews of who has worked with the Cowboys and Texas was sche duled to perform the Aikman had held up on scheduling the surgery until it was determined late Monday night that the Cowboys would not make the National Football League The quarterback said he will not have to stay in the hospital and should be able to begin his rehab program in roughly two Couch George Allen dies at age 72 RANCHO PALOS AP George a slightly eccentric coach who had a knack for making winners out of losing died Monday at who coached the Los Angeles Rams and Washington Redskins of the NFL and two teams with the had ended a 5year retirement to coach at Long Peach State in December of In an interview last Allen admitted he hadnt been completely healthy since his players drenched him with iccwater to celebrate a seasonending victory over NevadaLas We couldnt afford he said with a Allen said his season at Long Beach State was the most rewarding of his entire He had a 65 record in his year as the coach after Long Beach was 48 the previous Allen ranks as the winningest coach in team his tory for both the Rams and the He was a percentage with Los and with Although he had excellent records in the he never was able to produce an NFL The closest he came was with the Redskins in the 1972 when they lost 147 to the Miami Dolphins in the seventh Super Allen was known for wild spending to build a winner and trading draft choices for Bucks come to terms MILWAUKEE AP The Milwaukee Bucks and Alvin Robertson have agreed on a contract that includes extending the guards three year contract through the 199798 is on a record pace with an aver age of steals per game and also leads the Bucks with an average of Hes second in rebounding for the Bucks with per game and third in averaging Details of the agreement were not ExHog questioned in players death AP A former dis tance runner for the Arkansas track and crosscountry teams was being questioned in the fatal shooting of a former Razorback basketball authorities Former Arkansas basketball player William of died early Tuesday morn ing after being shot at a Fayetteville night club with a shotgun and a semiautomatic police Officers said Michael Landon of Fay cttcvillc was in custody Tuesday Byrd turned himself over to authorities about three hours after the his lawyer With several gunshot wounds to the abdo men and Mills was pronounced dead upon arri val at the emergency room of Washington Medical Center at A wilness who works at the club where the shooting but who declined lo be provided an account of the shooting to the Spring dale He said Byrd had been ejected from the club for staning a fight with Scott a friend of The witness said Mills was standing a few feet in front of the clubs entrance when he was accosted by returning to the Mills was shot in the leg with a the witness then fled inside the club and fell down in the The pursuing gunman picked William up by the chest and pumped four or five rounds point blank into his chest with the the witness Then he turned and calmly walked to a white pickup truck and drove the witness A native of Byrd was a dis tance runner on Arkansass track and cross country teams from 1983 to He missed his final sea son because of academic he had lettered in cross indoor track and out door Arkansas Basketball Coach Nolan who kicked Mills off the Razorback team after a scries of problems with said he was shocked and saddened at Mills Time for the First Baseball Card Show off 1991 January 6 pm Holiday InnNew Braunfels 135 Highway 46 Admission BUYING SELLING 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