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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 16, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas May 1991 Sports New Texas Page 9 Pistons hold back Boston to take 32 series lead BOSTON AP The Detroit Pistons knew the Boston winners or an NBA record 16 had the will and the skill to rally from an 18point The Pistons also having won the last two that they wouldnt come unraveled when the Celtics came A 7961 cushion shriveled to nothing when Larry Birds 18footcr tied the score at 100 with But Bill Laimbccrs longrange bombing carried the Pistons to a 116111 victory Wed nesday giving them a 32 lead in the bcstof7 Eastern Conference Detroit is a win away from a third straight conference final matchup with the Chicago who defeated Philadelphia in five Portland plays host to the Los Angeles Lak ers in the opener of the Western Conference finals In a scries in which the homccourt hasnt been an Detroit can clinch at home Friday 11 on the road and 12 at home in the would be home for a seventh game on if Its not grim in guard Dec Brown said in Bostons locker We just have to go back there and win I like but I sure dont want to come back here for Game Detroit Coach Chuck Daly Only on Wednesday nights game was hardly that for the who couldnt relax until the final seconds even though they never trailed in the last They made a tremendous run in the fourth Detroits James Edwards I knew they And the with all their biggame were ready for A few years we probably would have lost our poise in a situation like Detroits Vinnie Johnson but we kept executing offensively and The deadliest executioner was He had made just 16 of 47 a 34 per cent in the first four But on Wednesday he was 8for14 and made his last three In the first four Joe Durnars made 37 percent of his shots and Johnson only But in Game Dumars was 9for17 from die field and 13for13 from the foul line for a gamehigh 32 Johnson was llfor19 for 24 also had We sooner or their guards would get Boston Coach Chris Ford Detroit shot ihe ball real The Collies did get 30 points from Reggie Ixwis and 19 from They also shook off their rebounding woes in the beat ing Detroit 4333 off the And they overcome numerous adversities to fight hampered by a bad was ineffec tive for the first three Center Robert Parish turned his ankle three times in the first half and sat out the His status for Game 6 was And Detroit used a 122 run at the end of the first half to go ahead 6555 and a 102 spurt at the start of the second to lake a 7557 lead with left in the third The Pistons still led 9888 before a 122 Boston run tied the We played ourselves into a big Bostons Kevin McHalc We battled but its not any good unless you Bird had 10 of his 16 points in the final per iod but missed his only two shots after he tied the score Dumars scaled the win with six free throws in the last 12 The outcome had seemed settled lorjg Our backs were to the wall and we Bostons Joe Klcine Vfc got it down to where they had to make the big and they Brett Zaeske a member of last years Canyon Track takes off out of blocks in a race last The CTC is one of the many programs being offer at CHS this Canyon boosts summer athletic programs ByTOMLABINSKI Sports Editor Athletes looking to stay in shape or youngsters looking to find a fun way to while away the sum mer days will find something to their liking at Canyon High The school has intensified its summer athletic and will offer something for all The summer program has been here for quite a but we kicked in by doing some things for the younger said CHS Athletic Director Lar ry One of the featured attractions will be the Canyon Summer Recreation open to all ages from June 10 through July The program includes a weight program and an AAU track The recreational program will take place in the afternoon and Students in middle school or younger can participate in basketball and ping pong from 57 Those in high school and adults can take part from 79 in the same The registration fee is before June 1 and after that Out of town guests can register for on a daily The AAU track program is for athletes ages with running events practiced on Mondays and Wedensdays and field events on Tuesdays and Practices will be from at the high school The first meet is scheduled for June with a South Texas meet in McAllen June 2829 and a regional meet in San Antonio on July The weight program will also be held at the high An instructional class for all ages will be held from with open lifting for all ages from An instructional class for middle school students and younger will take place from with open lifting availablE to high school students and adults from 79 A quarterback and receiving football camp for students currently in the seventh and eighth grades will be held the week of June The receivers will learn the techniques of the parts of a basic stalk blocking and catching Quarterbacks will learn the tech niques of taking a snap from a threestep a fivestep Run and Shoot ball snap huddle control and throwing The schedule will run from daily at the high school practice The registration fee is before June 1 and We wanted to give the younger something to do during the Nowotny See 10 Four teams vying for the S WC title as tourney begins COLLEGE STATION 15th and final Southwest Conference Tournament follows the wildest regu lar season in league Texas took the title with seven los ses most ever for a firstplace team and Texas Tech didnt qualify for the tourney despite a school record 42 Next the conference will switch to a roundrobin The leagues seven schools that compete in baseball will play ilirccgame scries home and representing the longest campaign in the 76year history of inlraconfcrence SWC While Texas and arc making their 14ih and llth trips to the post season tournament starting Baylor is playing for the eighth time and Texas Christian is making its first That would have been a tough tiling for me to live with for the rest of my life being the only team to have never made it after all these years and then not make the last said TCU Coach Lance TCU gained the berth after being tied with Houston and Arkansas for fourth place and then winning the tic breaking TCU is also the only team in the tournament that is not or has never been ranked among the nations top 25 The first round pits the Horned Frogs 3223 against SWC regular season champion and sixthranked Texas while the lOthrankcd Aggies 4119 face the 24ihrankcd Bears This team is very said a TCU AllAmerican in I thought that if we could get a break here or there we could beat 1 feel more confident this Before it was just a TCU comes in with plenty of fue powcr in AllSWC performers Chris Thomson and Scott Thomson hit 20 home which is currently second on the Frogs alltime list and is third in the The junior first baseman also brought home 63 Malone led the conference in over all hitting with a fol lowed by Thomsons Travis Barr is the Frogs top pitcher with an 85 Even if Baylor doesnt win the Coach Micky Sullivan thinks his squad might get a NCAA regional bid Weve won 40 said Sul who still owns the SWC record for his bulling average as a Bay lor player in And most of that was done without otic of the best pitchers in the The Bears have been without Scott Ruffcorn since April 7 when he strained a muscle near his elbow after logging a 71 Ruff com will not sec any action in the Three other Baylor suirtcts are also questionable Weve had to work around our said outfielder Mike Robi who is the SWCs alltime leader in Weve had good timing as far as scoring When our fillin pitchers have given up a lot of weve been able to score a lot to The Bears boost a conferencebest team balling average led by John Finkcs think if we win otic game weve got a pretty good said Sullivan who noted that the Bears swept the lOihrankcd Aggies I hope they take three Gill Steubing Koehler Foerster Hearn Albrecht Hunter Hearn Davis Schandua Stuckoy McGarity Foitik OKeefe Kaufmann Cleaver Wingate Riedel Cannon Rivers Hall Syamken Young Gill Steubing selected as years top athletes at Canyon High ByTOMLABINSKI SporU Editor Pain Gill and Cliris Sleubing were named Canyon High Schools best allaround ath letes for 199091 as the All Sports Booster Club hosted its spring banquet Wednesday night at the school Sleubing who competed in track and powerlifting was also given he Marine Distinguished Athlete Award for showing poise and and was named Most Valuable on the powcrlift ing Gill who competed in basketball and truck was named the schools Best AilAround Female Athlete for the current school Volleyball and basketball player Kim Koehler was given the lieu Hardy named after the former Canyon coach for dis playing leadership in school and in Kirstcn Foerster was given the Cougarcttc Heart Award as an unsung while Steven Hearn was given the Cougar Heart Runners Shannon Albrecht and Da Hunter received lie Jimmy Mucnich named for the Canyon uack athlete killed in an automobile Receiving the Booster Club Scholarships weic seniors Steven and Michael Gina Davis and Sleubing was named Musi Valuable Tow orlifter after reaching the state Casey Kinchloc was named Most liupiovcd on the Jimmy Schandua and David Suickcy were named coMVPs on ilie regional qualifying golf while Katheiine McGarity was named the girls Will loitik was named Musi Improved on the golf who icached the state meet in all four years at was named Most Valu able Runner on the girls track Hunter received the same award on the boys Christina OKeefe was named Most Improved on the track with Becky Kaufuiann receiving the Top Sprinter Emily Way was named winner of the Fighting Spiiit Nneka Cleaver and time Wingate were named the outstanding female and male ten nis after leading Canyon to the district Katie Riedel and Andrew Cannon weie named Most Outfielder Donovan Rivers was named the Offensive MVP of the Cougar baseball with third baseman Junior Rodriguez named the Defensive Pitcher Bryan Arnold received Most Improved while Rey Luna won the Team Spirit as Super Spoils Scholars on the chccrleading squad after being on the honor roll for four of the five sixweek grading per iods were Gina Jeff April Caiy Rishannc Wcidner and Koi la