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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 11, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Pages New Braunfels February Jim Litke AP Sportswriter Streets death still hard on Hawkeyes IOWA Iowa Nearly all the team mates Chris Street left behind came to this corner of basketball heav en for the same reasons he did and from the same kind of small Midwestern towns that he Maybe thats what made it so strange to go on without Three weeks ago Street was killed in an auto accident after leaving a team dinner and trying to ease his car onto Highway He was heading back to campus for a night He was 20 years The picture on the back of the program from the game at which his jersey was retired last Saturday night shows Street wearing a brush cut and a wide The picture on the front shows 40 moving with out the something Street did tirelessly and well enough to average 15 points and 10 rebounds a game for one of the coun trys best In coffee shops and on wood courts and crushedgravel drive everywhere across a state where dreams and a long winter conspire to make college basketball the friends and team mates and total strangers miss both sides of That much was apparent as Iowa coach Tom Davis faced reporters after a gru eling nineday swing through the Big 10 Conference ended with a 73 66 loss to topranked Indi Davis was on the front lend of a weeklong break without a but the and tear on his especially around the left little doubt it wasnt In some the story that began unfolding here weeks ago is similar to the emotional run that Loyola Marymount made in the 1990 NCAA tournament the death of star for ward Hank Davis notes many of the same things that happened then are happening to his kids They focus better at some but wander at others they need little but they get wound up too easily they never fail to lay a body on every body that rumbles down the but some time the play is just plain In the week that followed Streets school offi cials postponed two games to allow a proper mourning Something unex pectedly sweet happened The Hawkeyes climbed three spots in the end ing it at The next week proved even Streets teammates made up a 17 point deficit in the last to beat Michigan State on the Then they closed out at 9 after beating powerful Michigan at home and presenting the game ball to Streets parents at But by the third while moat of the ache and the grief the magic was pretty much Against the Unicorns recoil for showdown with Boerne Wilkins were going there playing to win By DOUGLAS PILS HeraldZeltung The New Braunfels Unicorns are looking for the their biggest rebound of the season a rebound from a 6764 loss at Alamo Heights Tuesday Only problem is the environment does not get any friend as the Unicorns head to Boerne for that allimportant Gone is the 16game winning streak and the opportunity to go through a stout Dis trict 284A but that is the least of the Unicorns A trip to the unfriendly confines of Greyhound Gym Coach Cliff Wilkins bunch and a guaranteed trip to the A day after New Braunfels first loss since a 7271 defeat to San Antonio Churchill on Wilkins said he and team are beyond the loss to Heights and focused on the We talked Wednesday about the good effort we had to give us the opportunity to win and some of the obvious improvements like our shooting execution of our halfcourt offense and obviously our freethrow Wilkins said of the loss to the But other than that we are going Well shoot some today Wednesday and watch some films of the last Boerne Well start preparing New Braunfels head coach Cliff Wilkins and his Unicom basketball team must defeat Boerne for a third time this season to capture a playoff spot Friday Photo by John Huseth mentally today and have a good crisp work The Unicorns Mike who led the out Thursday with their offense and their team with 17 points against the personnel in mind and go out and beat them on See Page 12 Wilkins advises fans to arrive early New Braunfels head coach Cliff Wilkins advises all Unicorn faithful wishing to get a seat at Boerne for Fri days game between the Greyhounds and the Unicorns should get there ear The New BraunfelsBoerne series has long been a heated and this is the first time in three seasons that the two teams have played a game with serious playoff Its a hard place to win in because Boerne plays so well said Weve had some good shootemups in there over the years and BoerneNew Braunfels always had a real good rival ry that was interrupted by our exodus to 5A for a couple of Its expected to be a sellout and New Braunfels fans wishing to get a good seat best come They need to arrive around to assure them selves a good It ought to be a great ballgame and Boerne will bring the Theyve been looking for ward to this for a long They think that theyre better and theyve got a playoff spot riding on it Tipoff is scheduled for Bueno scores four as Canyon 61 Canyons Vince Bueno scored four goals in the Cougars 61 win over Kerrville Tivy Tuesday Photo by John Huseth Local Sports Briefs By JODI MCDONALD Special to HeraldZeltung The Canyon Cougar soccer team devoured the Kerrville Tivy Antlers 61 during Tuesday nights District 284A matchup at Cougar The Cougars Vince Bueno was the hungriest as he chalked up four giv ing him 14 on the With 25 shots to the Antlers the Cougars gobbled Tivy and the Scoreboard early in the Sean Merz started the action with a 25yard direct kick that startled the causing him to fumble the Bueno was there to put the ball in and the Cougars on the Shortly Bueno was once again on the attack as he deliv ered the ball down the giving it up to freshman Jerry van who sent it home with a leftfooted Merz and Bueno teamed up again to round out the first half scoring Merz onetouched the ball for a volley into the left Tivy managed a brief comeback as it pierced the upper 90 from 20 yards Halftime ended with Canyon ahead i The defense was disappointed that they didnt record a said Head Coach Danny but I was pleased with their the Cougars The Canyon defensive unit of Mack Roy Bryan Curtis Arens and goal keeper Alex Pozenel combined to hold the line and shutout the Antlers in the second Canyons march on the goal opened with Merz repeating his first half Merz again took a tremendous shot from 20 yards which again rattled the causing him to lose con trol of the Van Noy picked up the loose ball and nailed it in the net to put the Cougars up Joseph Schuetze figured into the fifth Cougar After receiving a pass with his head he landed a pass near the feet of who slammed the ball before it hit the ground for a goal from 28 yards out into the far left corner of the The final goal of the second half slaughter resulted from a See Page 9 1993 YOUTH TOUR Heather the New Braunfels girls swim team receives a victory dunk from her teammates after the team won a four team meet in San Antonio last Her teammates are from I Jamie Tracy Saara Kankaanpaa Rotary exchange student from Jennifer Angelica Tristan and Sarah Unicorn girls take first at Palo Alto swim meet The New Braunfels girls swim team took first place at a meet at Palo Alto College in San Anto nio this past The Uni corn girls outdistanced the near est competition by 57 points with 143 in the fourway SA Holmes was the closest with 86 Roosevelt came in with 51 and Canyon was fourth with The Unicorns came back with seven first places and the Cougars came back with The last league meet will be District on Unicorn Results 1200 Medley Relay First Sarah Jamie Anneke Heather 200 Freestyle First 09 Fourth Angelica 200 Individual Medley Second 50 Freestyle First Third 100 Butterfly First Sec 100 Freestyle Second Coral Fourth Tracy Stock 200 Free Relay 100 Backstroke Fjtgt 100 Breaststroke First Wanted Capital Put your capital ideas to paper and you could be one of six youths to win a trip to next Enter our Rural Electric Youth Tour essay contest and have a change to win an allexpensepaid trip to our nations The contest is open to ages 14 to whose parents or legal guardians are PEC mem Essays must be submitted with an official entry form available from any PEC Youll receive a gift just for For more information on essay theme and call 210 Deadline for entry is March Pedernales Johnson Canyon Cedar Dripping Luke Lakeway and Marble
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