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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 31, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas HeraWZeftunaO Thursday SporUDay talk with Sports EdrttfTrwrMsGodtey about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZeitung Sports Day The PreSs Roosevelt has eight starters returning on offense and 11 coming back on defense They will give us a good test because they have a lot of good skill people team speed and good NBHS head coach Tim Kingsbury In the news SVHS to host football video night every Monday night Smfthson VaBey High School head fbot baH coach Larry Hffl invites parents of Ranger footbaB players and al SVHS fare to join him each Monday at for Ranger Replays Hffl the previous weeks game and gives a brief scouting report onlhe upcoming game This is an exceBent opportunity for fans to see what reafly happen during a H58 said Id encourage all of our fans to join us on Mondav niahts But Id especially encourage parents Things trx quicWy to see everything thats happening on Friday night Ranger Replays are shown in Hills office in the SVHS gymn Hunting classes offered by city The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering two Hunter Education Courses at the recrer afion center in Landa Park The course is mandatory for all Texas hunters bom after Sept and covers the topics of wildlife manage ment firearm safety and responsibility wilderness survival first aid basic hunt ing techniques and wBdtif e identification The course is recommended to hunter regardless of age or Certification in this course isaccepted fay all 50 states and Canadian provinces Certification is good for life Registration is required and will be taken at the parks office Two sessions are being offered The first session is Sept 1416 and the second session is Oct 1214 Attendance is required for all three day in order to be certified The fee is per person Fqr more information call the parks office at 210 6082160 or come by the office at 110 Golf Course Road Volleyball tournament on tap Holy Family Church is sponsoring a mens and womens B league volleyball tournament from 8 to 4 Sept 9 and 11 to 4 Sept 10 at the church parking lot on 245 Hidalgo St Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams Cost is per team For more information call 6297239 Registration set for NB fall JrJSr baseball league Boys ages 13 and 14 Jr League and first year Sr League in the spring of 1996 are invited to play in the New Braunfels Fall JrjSr Baseball League The games wi9 be played on Sunday after noons at the Canyon High School practice fiefd in September and October Registration Forms may be completed and payment made at Vrvroux Sporting Qoods For further information contact Bob Janca at 6295010 Longhorn linebacker fears planes not Rainbow Warriors AP Texas linebacker jsjit exactly afepuJL facipg Hawaii in the 1 Binranked Longhorns season opener Saturday night at Honolulu Its riot that Reed isnt pumped up ajbout the season starting Hes just horri bly pf flying thought my teammates would be more sMpPQrtjye but they nave been jerks Reed a senior from Converse Theyve talking about talking about things like ice on the wings Ill jyst take my headphones and put then en uj bjast so I dont hear anything going gn I listen to real mellow stuff like Kepy NO gangjaa r ap I dont want to mis fe Sfraid of flying on iStfl Jfr3W flying tg the football The A final tune up for Cougars Unicorns New Braunfels takes on Roosevelt Canyon hosts LBH tonight in preseason scimmages BY DAVID DE KUNDER Staff writer Herald Zertung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL The running game will be tested tonight when the New Braunfels Unicorns face off with San Antonio Rooseielt at 7 The Canyon Cougars host the Austin LBJ Jaguars at Cougar Stadium at 7 The Jaguars are favored to win District 264A Both the New Braunfels Unicorns and the Canyon Cougars look to improve tonight as they play in their last scrimmages before the season kicks off next week The Unicorns will scrimmage Class 5A San Antonio Roosevelt in San Anto nio at 7 Canyon will tangle up against Class 5A Austin LBJ at 7 at Cougar Stadium New Braunfels Coach Tim Kings bury said that the Unicorns coaching staff will be evaluating players and try ing to answer many questions on both sides of the ball We plan to look at every player when we evaluate the films on Friday after the scrimmage and see were we are Kingsbury said Nowotny plans to use his scrimmage against LBJ as an opportunity for his team to cut down on their mistakes We made some mental errors in the last scrimmage on both sides of the Nowotny said This week we want to make sure those errors are cor Kingsbury said that Roosevelts expe rience and athleticism will give the Uni corns a good chance to refine their skills Roosevelt has 8 starters returning on offense and 11 coming back on Kingsbury said They will give us a good test because they have a lot of good skill people team speed and good The Unicorns are looking to improve their offensive consistency Kingsbury said During the scrimmage Kingsbury would like to see his players establish long drives and control the ball On defense Kingsbury said that he wants to see more aggressive play and that he wants to cut down on the num ber of big plays the Unicorns gave up LBJ will play us in a tough oppressive man to man cover age and we will see whether or not we can adjust to that Canyon head coach Larry Nowotny during the last scrimmage So far Kingsbury is happy with the effort his players have given during the preseason workouts I am impressed by the overall team effort on both sides of the Kings bury said Tarticularly running back Kelly Garza who has ran good and shown signs of coming Nowotny wants to find out whether or not the Cougars can adjust to LBJs team speed and tough defense LBJ will play us in a tough oppres sive man to man coverage and we will see whether or not we can adjust to that Nowotny said Defensive ly we will have to adjust to their team During last weeks scrimmage Nowotny was pleased with the play of his team on both offense and defense On offense our experience Nowotny said Both our lineman Matt White and Jimmy Keresztery made some good plays I was also pleased with our backs and receiving corps they knew their routes and did a good job of run block ing On defense linebackers Kirk Haney and John Flores looked like they were at game speed Our secondary played real well and overall I was pleased the movement of our High school player critical after lightning strikes By MARK BABINECK Associated Press Writer DALLAS AP Sports enthusiasts know the dangers of violent fastmoving storms Jusi ask Texas Tech football coach Spike Dykes Dykes a veteran of coaching football in areas where freak storms are reminders of natures devastating potential says it takes more than just being careful to avoid prob lems with lightning Youve got to be he said Wednes day You can go practice all the safely you want and still be Such was the case Tuesday afternoon in Forney Coaches said the otherwise hot humid and hazy day provided no warning of fore boding conditions They said the first sign of inclement weath er was the powerful bolt of electricity that felled nearly three dozen players and coach es on the football practice field at Fomey High School Sophomore Clay Jones 15 went into car diac arrest on the field and was listed in crit ical condition late Wednesday at Baylor Uni versity Medical Center in Dallas Another players condition was upgraded Wednesday night to fair from serious Bay lor spokeswoman Dianne Hollon said The strike sent more than a dozen players and coaches to hospitals in Dallas and Mesquite about 20 miles to the west Doctors say cardiac arrest is the ultimate killer in most lightning cases but it can cause damage ranging from superheated flesh to broken bones to brain damage Lightning sometimes can reach out ahead of the clouds and strike with little warning National Safety Council statistics indicate about 100 Americans die of lightning strikes a year Numerous participants in highprofile sporting events have been victimized by electricity over the years including 1975 Western Open where Texan Lee Trevino was injured along with fellow pros Jerry Heard and Bobby Nichols All recovered from their injuries years AlabamaMississippi game in which an Ole Miss assistant coach and two ABC employees were injured by a bolt an event similar to Tuesdays strike 60yearold coach Robert Johnson was killed on a rainy Florida football field He was watching his high school team practice in 1991 when lightning struck and instantly caused his death NB junior golfers complete tourney From staff reports Thirteenyearold Michael Schaeffer came away the overall winner with a score of 83 in the recent New Braunfels Junior Golf Association tournament held at ihe Canyon Lake Country Club Hagah Cohle place second in the 1315 Boys Silver Division with an 84 followed by Will Slaugh ter with a 97 Rain caused a brief delay for the older age divi sions and play was halted after nine holes for the younger groups In the 812 Silver Division Gatlyn McDonald placed first with a score 59 on nine holes Christine Treanor and Stephanie Schaeffer were tied at 62 for second with a tiebreaker placing Tre anor second and Schaeffer third In the Blue Division Dan Treanor took first in the Boys 1215 age group with Josh Colvin in second and 12yearold Jeff Kovalcik in third The next NBJGA tournament will be held Sept 11 at Landa Park The NBJGA has scheduled several tournaments through October 28 Dates locations and cost are as follows Sept Landa Park Golf Course Sept Landa Park Golf Course October Tapatio Springs October am Sundance Golf Course Members should register at least one week before the tournament date Signup sheets will be available at each tourna ment or members may call Frank Schaeffer at 620 1952 or Jodi McDonald at 6254831 All players should check in at least one hour before the tourna ment begins Record catch Submitted photo James Williams owner of Fisher King Fishing Guide Service reeled in this recordsized striper at Canyon Lake on Aug 26 The fish weighed 30 pounds 4 ounces and put up a 45minute fight The catch has teen certified as the lake record by the Texas Parks and WildUte Department Oilers problems nothing unusual By MICHAEL A LUTZ AP Sports Writer HOUSTON AP If the Houston Oilers didnt have turmoil they probably wouldnt be the Oilers As they attempt to dig out from last years 214 debacle the Oilers will be playing in the Astrodome this season and thinking about Tennessee not a fertile environment for success Since the start of last season the Oilers have dumped the runandshoot offense coach Jack Pardee and offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride and most of the old coaching staff Now owner Bud Adams is trying to dump the city Adams just as he did in 1987 with Jacksonville is threatening to move the Oilers to Nashville if he doesnt get a new stadium for his team Those things arent a coach Jeff Fish er insisted Were keeping our focus strictly on what we can control We cant control that other While Adams negotiates his teams future playing site Fisher has done plenty with what he could control Fisher kept the 46 defense he helped Buddy Ryan install two years ago but new offensive coordinator Jerry Rhome has put in a multiple attack Fisher expects to make fans forget the passoriented run andshoot There will still be a fourwidcoul alignment but opponents cant expect it every snap The quarter backs from last year Cody Carlson and Bucky Richardson have been replaced with Chris Chandler and Will Ferrer While Chandler and Ferrer are firmly 12 in the quarterback picture the attention will be on No 1 draft pick Steve McNair and his million salary Chandler isnt irked by that attention
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