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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 30, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Page 81 Sports Dfly To talk with Sports Editor Michael Condiff about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 H e r a I cl Z e i I u n g Thursday Sept Jj Sports Day 4th AND Sept 30 1927 Babe Ruth hits his 60th home run of the sea son Ruth his big head cocked his matchstick legs together his pigeon toes turned in his great club of a bat lashing the air drove a ball out of the park nobody could say that was faked People who saw Ruth hit a home run never forgot Gerald Holland Dec FourDay Forecast Sept 30 Prep Volleyball New Braunfels at Smithson Valley freshmen junior varsity varsity in the SVHS Gymnasium Canyon at Bastrop freshmen junior varsity varsity Prep Football New Braunfels at Austin Lanier varsity at Nelson Field Canyon at Belton varsity at Tiger Stadium Smithson Valley at Marble Falls varsity at Mustang Stadium Stockdale at Marion varsity at Bulldog Stadium Oct 1 Prep Tennis Canyon and Fredericksburg at New Braunfels varsity 9 11 and 1 at the NBHS Courts Prep Cross Country New Braunfels at Georgetown Invitational junior varsity and varsity noon at Southwestern University Prep Volleyball Canyon at Clemens Tournament junior varsity times to be announced at SchertzClemens High School Gymnasium Oct 2 Nothing scheduled Oct 3 Prep Tennis New Braunfels vs Boerne varsity 3 at Fair Oaks Courts Breakfast Lions hold tourney The New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Club will hold its 11 th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Oct 8 at Northcliffe Country Club beginning at 1 For further information call 6259385 Project Graduation 95 event The New Braunfels High School Project Graduation 95 is sponsoring a golf tour nament on Oct 15 at 1 at Northcliffe Country Club All proceeds will go to supporting Project Graduation For further information or to reserve team space call 6090646 TLC Homecoming Tournament set The 29th Texas Lutheran College Homecoming Golf Tournament will be held Oct 21 at Seguin Starcke Park The shotgun start will begin at The tournament is open to all TLC stu dents faculty staff alumni and Board of Regents corporation development board and Parents Association mem bers Lilly Classic Is Oct 21 The San Antonio Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its 10th annual Bob Lilly Golf Classic on Oct 21 at The Quarry The tournament will be hosted by Lilly a former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Super Bowl MVP and member of the NFL Hall of Fame The classic is the FCAs primary fund raiser It will begin with breakfast at 7 followed by a shotgun start at For further information including entry fees contact the San Antonio FCA Area Office at 210 7324368 Frying pan to the fire With Canyon in the past NB now battles upstart Rangers By MICHAEL CONDIFF Sports Editor HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Now Braunfels varsity volleyball team survived Its emotional first meeting of the year with crosstown rival Canyon Now the Unicorns meet District 284As other unbeaten team Smlthson Valley at tonight In the SVHS Margaret Mltcham searched hard for the right word describe the implications of tonights matchup between her Smithson Valley High School varsity leyball team and the New Braunfels Unicorns Finally with lime she found it A Mitcham said After this one is over jl well have a good gauge on where we stand in District 284A and just what well have to do to land one of those two playoff spots I think the girls are excited about finding out how theyre going to match up against a team considered one of the best in the New Braunfels gave reinforcement to that See VOLLEYS 8 LL page 9A Smlthson Valley football fans will watch their Rangers try for the best start In school history tonight In Marble Falls The 1989 SVHS squad a Iso went 40 but lost five of Its last six Klckoff In Marble Falls Is slat ed for The ost Mustangs are 2 2 after getting rout ed by the top ranked team In Class 3A Cuero last week HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Cougars take long road to battle Belton By MICHAEL CONDIFF Sports Editor The Canyon High School varsity football team makes the longest nonplayoff road trip in program history tonight when it travels to Belton for the final nondis trict contest of the year at The Cougars 211 have never played Belton Theyre a lot like CHS coach Larry Nowotny said Theyve played some highlyranked teams like we have and theyve improved over the course of the season Theyve made some adjustments and some defensive changes just like we Canyon tied then 6thranked Austin Reagan last Fri day The Cougars did it without the services of leading rusher Trenady Offerman who missed the contest with a bad back Offerman is probable for tonights contest Heltons bigplay threat on offense is thirdyear starter Fabian Roberson at wide receiver Running back Marion Branson picked up 781 yards rushing an d had nine touchdowns a year ago Belton dropped close games against Consol idated and Corsicana in the seasons first two weeks The Tigers defeated Waco University last week HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Canyon defensive coordinator Tom Kosser will send his unit out against a diverse Belton offense tonight SV tries to avoid tumbling over Falls By MICHAEL CONDIFF Sports Editor SMITHSON VALLEY Larry Hill isnt about to call Smithson Valley High Schools nondistrict football schedule But hes also not about to com pare it with the one Marble Falls sad dled itself with through the First four weeks Fredericksburg Hays Consolidated Cop peras Cove Cuero Theyve played some rough Hill said Theres no question that they are the strongest team well face before district and when they first scheduled us they prob ably looked at this week as a bit of a breather after talcing on some of the mon sters they were expecting to Smithson Valley is a rest slop no more 284A standings TEAM Smithson Valley Hays Consolidated Canyon Lockhart New Braunfels Bastrop THIS WEEK OVRL 40 40 211 13 13 04 DIST 00 00 00 00 00 00 New Braunfels at Austin Lanier Smithson Valley at Marble Falls Canyon at Belton Austin Reagan at Hays Consol Austin LBJ at Bastrop Lockhart at Austin McCallum District pfav The Rangers are 40 heading into tonights kickoff at Mustang Sta dium in Marble Falls With a victory they can tie the school record for most wins in a season and provide SVHS with its firstever 50 start Theyll also convince some of the doubters who look at the Rangers schedule See RANGERS page 9A Unicorns get chance to heal wounds record vs Lanier By MICHAEL CONDIFF Sports Editor Bluntzer Samuel wasnt whining Striding off the damp grass at Unicom Stadium fol lowing last weeks 3629 loss to Austin LBJ the New Braunfels High School senior was simply expressing amazement at injuries that have ripped through the varsi ty football team like a bullettrain through lowhanging leaves Theyve torn us said Bluntzer forced into action as a twoway workhorse because six different starters have missed all or most of the Unicorns last two ballgames with injuries ranging from a broken ankle lo a concussioa Just when we work through the fact that one guy is going to be out its like boom there goes another The biggest impact on NBHS last Friday was a broken thumb suffered on the games third play by senior line backer Jeff Juarez Juarez the teams leading returning tackier had played sparingly in Week 3 against UvaJde because of a 101 degree fever and migraine headaches He is now consid ered lost for the season after having a pin placed in the thumb during surgery on Saturday Also labeled out for the year is junior offensive tackle Nathan Sloan who broke an ankle against Seguin in Week Expected to miss tonights final nondistrict contest at Austin Lanier pm Austin ISDs Burger Center are senior center James Pierce shoulder and sophomore slot back David Simmonds Expected back in the lineup are senior linebacker Recce Orr ankle and senior tight end Cory Elrod See UNICORNS page 9A
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