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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 23, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Pages New Texas August 1991 i SV boasts more i quality despite fewer numbers ByJOEBELK Editor For the first time she can remem Louise Davidson isnt going to Have much company on the Smithson Valley This years Rangerette volleyball team features 10 varsity players half seniors and half And Davidson said the quality of the team makes up for its lack of something the Smithson Valley coach really doesnt Everybodys going to get a lot of playing so everybodys going to get she Later we might settle in on a smaller but dont see that Theyre all pretty good theres just a couple that are a little bit more Davidson said the fact that all of the players are likely to see a lot of time on the court should help the teams As a you want to win and you want to do but you also want the kids to be When theyre theyre going to be she Of they know var sity is about being the best thats what we expect from them at that t Davidson said the team is working in practice to maintain its focus and she expects that to iow on the I would say well be more aggres s ive than usual she Weve been really conscious of that i nd working on I think thats s Iways been our f This years Rangerette team mem Davidson have been doing 4 good job of working together and Activating each Theyre eager to learn and eager to make themselves she Theyre fun to coach because theyre not a bunch of Some of them try to be that way at but the others get in their face about Davidson said she has been sensing a commitment on the part of the play ers to dedicate themselves to the prog ram and to That Rangerettes This Is the 1991 varsity roster tor the Smithson Valley Rangerette volleyball with heights and positions Included for each Position names are OH outside DS defensive special S setter and middle Ht HlanaArlzpe 11 56 DanlBarr 12 510 Tiffany Frlosenhahn 12 67 OH AmyHuckle 11 55 DS KayelynMoehrlg 11 57 Karen Smith 12 55 OH Kerry Jo Smith 12 52 S Tara Smith 12 56 DS LorettaTriesch 11 58 Lacy Wagner 11 58 OH Schedule Here s the schedule for the 1991 Smith son Valley Rangerette varsity volleyball District 264A games are denoted with an Date Opponent Kenrvflle Tlvy tournament atBurnet 730 FraulelnVolleyfest Boerne Michaels Dripping Springs Dripping Springs tournament atTIvy at Floresvllle atDevlne Canyon atLocWiart Hays Clemens atBastrop at Canyon Lockhart at Hays at Clemens Bastrop she may help put the team over the Thats been the difference between our teams that have been OK and the ones that were real she The Rangerettes return two senior Tiffany Friesenhahn and Karen who both had important roles on last years Both will be outside hitters this and both should play all the way Were looking to them for a lot of Davidson Im sure theyll be among the best play ers in the Smithson Valleys two returning varsity volleyball Karen Smith left and Tiffany are expected to provide leadership and strong play to this years ambitious Rangerette The team features three other one of whom is setter Kerry Jo Davidson said Smith sets the ball very and is steadily improving on getting to the She said the senior has been working hard and does a good job of running the Tara Davidson is one of the most versatile defensive players on the Shes a really steady and shes surprised me in a lot of the coach She can play any position on the back row real effec Ive been real pleased with her Dani also a is Smith son Valleys tallest player at Barr is a good blocker whose attitude also helps the Just having her around makes you feel good about yourself shes always so Davidson Shes a very good blocker shes got great and shes doing a real Volleyball 91 Third in a series ly good job of reading the The junior group features a defen sive specialist anid four of whom also Amy Huckle is one of the Rangerettes top and she is also improving on the front The coach said that Huckles skills increased greatly in the offseason while playing summerleague Shes always been but now shes real she Anything I ask of Amy does shes real Shell do what it takes to make us Kayelyn Moehrig is a junior hitter who played briefly on varsity last She also played in the Junior Olympics during the Shes months ahead of some of the Davidson describ ing Moehrig as an and a very strong She knows the game of plus shes just It helps to have someone like that on the Another junior who has been impressive is Diana who is playing in the middle even though she is Davidson said Arizpe brings an aggressive and competitive attitude to the If I was playing and she was on the other side of the I think Id be she said of Shes a competitor and a real tough I look for her to do a lot of things to help Also playing in the middle is junior Loretta who is coming off a very strong JV Shes getting really effective at the and she can jump out of the Davidson I think shell be roofing a few Lacy Wagner is also playing her first year on varsity as a and Davidson said her blocking and hit ting have Wagner will pri marily be playing at outside Her hitting is really coming and shes looking better every Davidson The Rangerette coach is pleased that her team has a lot of different and she feels the team is gener ally Kayelyn and Iliana are probably our strongest hirers she But all of the cogs See Page 9 Volleyball teams start tournaments All three of the Comal County var sity volleyball teams are participating in tournaments this with each of the three in a separate Canyon began the Alamo Heights tournament Thursday night against Ursuline in a poolplay The Cougarettes continue pool play today at 4 against LaVemia and at 7 against Medina The other pool in the Heights tour nament features the host Mule Floresville and Marble The championship match is Saturday New Braunfels began pool play this morning at the Scguin tournament at Texas Lutheran College against San Antonio a team the Uni corns beat Wednesday in their season The Unicorns also played Edison at and will play Brackcnridge at in pool play The other pool features the hostj Fox Judson Round The top two teams each pool enter the winners bracket and the remaining two the consolation s s If New Braunfels reaches the ners the team will begin at The consola tion teams begin at 9 The tournaments championship game is at on Smithson Valley opens its season in Kerrville at the Tivy The Rangerettes began pool play at 9 today against They continue with Harper at and Ingram at If Smithson Valley finishes first in its the Rangerettes will start at 8 The secondplace team plays at J The championship game of the Tivy tournament is at Houston defeats Rams in sloppy 1613 contest Jason Boss and the Smithson Valley Rangers travel to Dripping Springs today for an 8 scrimmage against the In other local foot ball action during the first week of Canyon travels to Burger Center to face Austin McCallum and New Braunfels hosts f Scrimmages today for SV Football scrimmages start today for all of the Ipcal with New Braunfels at home and the two 264A teams on the Unicorns host Leander in a J The teams will each run 20 plays with the varsity and then 15 each with the That process then be J Smithson Valley is traveling to Dripping Springs for an 8 The freshmen will start at and the junior varsity The Rangers and Tigers will each run three sets of 20 and conclude the scrimmage with some goalline plays if time Canyon will participate in a rare regulartype scrimmage as the who prefer game situation travel to Burger Center in Austin to play McCallum at The teams will run 15 plays with the first offenses and and then 10 each with the second teams before repeating the The freshman teams begin the scrimmage at 5 and the JVs follow at 6 Burger Center is on South Lamar Highway 71 just south of Ben White AP What is was was A crowd announced at more than the Liberty Bowls capaci ty of watched the Houston Oilers bobble their way past the Los Angeles Rams 1613 Thursday Preseason games are said Rams Coach John You dont get the home crowd but this crowd seemed intelli gent and into The were into There were 11 three interceptions and one fumble by Houston quarterback Warren I didnt have a good Moon said in an But Steve Jackson and backup quarterback Cody Carlson rallied the who trailed 107 at to the Late in the third Jackson blocked a Dale Hatcher punt through the end zone for a safety that pulled Houston to 109 with to Carlson then moved the Oilers 55 yards in six capping the drive with a 9yard scoring pass to Tony Jones with 21 seconds left in the The Rams had a chance to take back the lead in the fourth but quarterback Chuck Long fumbled the snap on third down and exOiler Tony Zendcjas hit a 40yard field goal with
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