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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 3, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                January 1991 Nwr Texas Activities heating up for Riders ByTOMLABINSKI Sports Editor San Antonios entry in the World League of American Football will be christened the Riders begin ning what Phil Osborn hopes is a rapidfire succession of events lo draw world attention to South vice president of the San Antonio said Wednesday he is confident the new spring league will succeed where others have Because it is funded by the National Football Osbom said the WLAF has many advantages over previous upstart Because of the lack of substance in those and because of the ownerships in those they fail ed for one reason or Osborn told a lunchtime crowd of the New Braunfels Rotary Club at Eagles Thats one of the reasons we feel encouraged by the World The World Leagues primary stockholders arc the National Football and its set up in such a way to keep it from One example is in this league you have a set salary for You dont have an opportunity for an own er to go out and spend million to lure some young man out of college or the National Football Osborn said it was such a bigsalary and the attempt to challenge the NFL by switching its games from spring to that doomed the United States Football The USFL did pretty well as far as attendance considering what they had working for But its widely felt that if they stayed in the springtime theyd still be he They had one Donald who destroyed He tried to challenge the National Football League and it destroyed the whole San Antonios WLAF which begins play March will be formal ly named the Riders at a press confer ence this At that the teams vice president of football oper ations will also be Now that the NFLs regular season is Osborn said the search for a head Phil vice president of San Antonios WLAF discus ses the future of the team and the new league at the New Braunfels Rotatry Clubs Photo by Erik Karlsson coach will One of the difficulties weve had in naming a head coach is that the National Football League season was not As far as where you would go to your NFL assistants would be an area to look Weve talked to a couple of but weve had to wait until the season was It should start up pretty hot and heavy by he After a head coach has been the team will take part in a lottery draft on 24 in There are 10 teams in the three of which are in with an nonplaying team in Dallas to replace injured who worked two decades ago for the San Antonio Toros and later for the New Orleans Saints of the said the talent level of the WLAF will be competitive and You have a situation in this coun try where youhave a glut of You have a lot of young men that try out for National Football League then get cut for one reason or many of whom who in another or another or another would have Theres a whole lot of talent with no place to he The rules in the WLAF will follow NFL except for some designed to speed up The 45sccond clock will be reduced to 35 and teams will be encouraged to use no huddle Osbom said speed ing up the game is necessary to attract an international In theyre not used to sit ting around the house for three and a half hours eating potato chips and drinking he Weve sort of turned that into an But above all Osborn the WLAF should provide entertainment and help boost the regional The key thing here is San Antonio and Soulh To this gives us the opportunity to bring the world to to sec Our area of the country is hurling We need more sti mulation of our he These are things we feel like this league will do because were going to be seen all around the world and all around the United Scoreboard On The Air THURSDAY basketball DePaul at 7 basketball Florida State Pro basketball Chicago at College basketball Alabama at College basketball Arizona at 11 College basketball BYU at San Diego FRIDAY 3 Golf Tournament of second 7 Pro basketball San Antonio at New 7 College hockey Denver at Min 8 Swimming World swimming and diving Local Sports THURSDAY Boys basketball Canyon varsity at FRIDAY Boys basketball New Braun fels varsity at San 5 basketball Smithson Valley varsity at 5 Girls basketball Canyon varsity at basketball Leander varsity at basketball San Marcos varsity at New 6 Boys basketball Smithson Val ley varsity at Top 25 The Top Twenty Five teams in the final 1990 Associated Press college football with firstplace votes in season records and total total points based on 25 points for a firstplace vote through one point for a 25thplace and previous ranking Record Pis Pvs 39 1111 1 Georgia Teh 20 1101 2 1020 4 Florida 1020 6 1020 8 Notre Dame 930 5 Michigan 930 12 Tennessee 922 993 10 1020 950 14 Houston 1010 940 9 930 907 7 Texas 1020 887 3 Florida 920 863 11 1011 775 18 Texas 931 627 Michigan 610 22 Oklahoma 830 452 20 Iowa 840 370 17 Auburn 831 288 Southern Cal 841 266 21 Mississippi 930 253 15 Brigham Young 1030 246 13 Virginia 840 188 Nebraska 930 185 19 Illinois 840 146VJ 16 Other 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at Golden State at College Scores Wednesdays College Basketball EAST Army Connecticut 81 Connecticut Boston College 70 Dartmouth Holy Cross 62 Georgetown Jackson 54 Pittsburgh Villanova 76 SW Texas Maine 88 Seton Hall Providence 92 Syracuse Johns OT SOUTH Duke Boston 55 Florida Mississippi 49 Georgia Tech Howard 77 Kentucky Georgia 80 Mississippi Tennessee 65 Carolina Clemson 70 Soulh Carolina Mercer 67 Tennessee Tech 88 Wake Forest Maryland 62 MIDWEST Cleveland Akron 66 Indiana Illinois 74 Iowa Drake 69 Missouri Memphis 82 Nebraska Bay63 Notre Dame Valparaiso 50 SOUTHWEST Arkansas Rice 62 Houston Baylor 85 Texas texas 67 Texas Christian Kentucky OT Texas Tech Southern 54 FAR WEST Colorado San Diego OT Kansas Pepperdine62 Loyola Marymount Westmont81 Pacilic Long Beach 65 UCLA Southern Cal 81 UNLV James Madison 65 NFL Playoffs All Times CST First Round Saturdays Games Washington at ABC Kansas City at 3 ABC Sundays Games Houston at NBC New Orleans at 3 CBS Transactions Wednesdays Sports Transactions BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE to terms with Jell on a oneyear con CLEVELAND Doug to a oneyear NEW YORK Mike to a threeyear National League LOUIS Alex to a oneyear BASKETBALL National Basketball Association MILWAUKEE Alvin loan eightyear FOOTBALL National Football League LOS ANGELES Rick y Signed Darin NEW ORLEANS Milton on injured Signed Van WASHINGTON Eric defensive on Injured Resigned Sidney defen sive AP split honors Coaches vote for writers pick Colorado MIAMI AP Georgia Tech finally but it wasnt on the The unbeaten Yellow Jackets finished second in Wed nesdays final Associated Press college football 34 points behind national champion Its very disappointing to finish Tech safety Ken Swilling Theres no way we should be 2 when were the only undefeated team in the Colorado 1111 held onto its 1 ranking by beat ing Notre Dame 109 in the Orange Tech 1101 remained second after downing Nebraska 4521 in the Citrus Colorado received 39 firstplace votes and while Tech got 20 firstplace votes and points from a nationwide panel of sports writers and It was the fifthclosest vote since The AP went to a permanent postseason poll in Right up until I got the I was sweating it Colorado Coach Bill McCartney We didnt have any The result was reversed in the UPI coaches with Georgia Tech edging Colorado by one It is the first time since 1978 that the wire service polls have crowned different That Alabama won the AP championship and Southern Cal captured the UPI McCartney admitted that Georgia Tech made a strong case for the 1 But he said his team deserved to win the national championship despite the close call against Notre We played the most difficult schedule in Division IA and Notre Dame played the second toughest he No one should have expected us to beat them deci Theyre just too But we and thats what Georgia Tech quarterback Shawn Jones said he wasnt surprised by the AP I wasnt really expecting to get a shot in the AP he They didnt give us much respect all Georgia Tech was not ranked in the preseason poll and didnt break into the Top 25 until the fifth placing Five weeks the Yellow Jackets broke into the Top 10 after handing 1 Virginia its first Tech continued to climb in the poll until it reached 2 the nexttolast week of the The last time the only unbeaten team didnt win the national title was Southern Methodist went 1101 that but finished second behind 111 Perm Im disappointed we arent Georgia Tech Coach Bobby Ross said from where he was visiting his ailing Im not waving a flag or criticizing Its just that the closer I got to the more disappointed I Its the second time an undefeated Tech team has ended up The Yellow Jackets were runnersup to Michi gan State in 1952 when both schools had perfect which demolished Texas 463 in the Cotton rose from fourth to third with one firstplace vote and The Hurricanes 102 fell just short of becoming the first team in college football history to finish first or second for five consecutive Florida State 102 jumped from sixth to fourth after beating Pcnn State 2417 in the Blockbuster Bowl and Washington 102 climbed from eighth to fifth following a 4634 victory over Iowa in the Rose Notre Dame 93 fell from fifth to Rounding out the Top 10 were Michigan Tennessee Clcmson 102 and Houston Colorado is only the second team to win the national championship with a loss and a tie since the AP started its poll in Cougars traveling to Floresville tonight The Canyon Cougars travel to Floresville for todays only local basketball taking on the Tigers at It is the first of backtoback games for which hosts Leander on Friday Canyon 510 has won consecu tive games after breaking an eight game losing The who had not won since 29 against Carrizo beat a taller Cole team at home last Friday before start ing a winning streak at Memorial on Brian Caddell is leading the Cou gars with more than 21 points per and Anthony Bueno adds 17 per contest along with teamhighs in assists and Aric Bostick scored a seasonhigh 17 against and Justin Jonas has led the Cougars defensive Brian who has set seasonhighs for the past two gives Canyon good post defense and an inside The backtdback games today and Friday will be the second time Canyon has faced that situation in two But the Cougars will get some rest before District 264A play as Canyon is off next Tuesday prior to the district opener at home against At least theres one place where oil prices are fall I OFF I I I Cut out this coupon to save on our comprehensive oil Well do I everything from changing your oil with Quaker one tough motor to topping off vital fluids all in a matter of I minitlube I I I I This offer good only ut participating Not valid with any other Coupon expires We just want to change your oHT This offer goinj only ill participating Not valid with any other Coupon expires 2W We fill your car with Quaker one tough motor oil at this location NEW BRAUNFELS 1466 Sequin 6293350 WO Qiittkir State Im   

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