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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZehung 0 Sunday September 241995 O 7 A Z e i t u n g Sports Day V The Press your first win at home and I think our kids were excited to be at home We had a real good crowd and I think It livened things up a little Smithson Valley head coach Larry Hill after the Rangers 490 homecoming win over Burbank on Friday In the news Punt Pass Kick contest on tap today at Prince Solms The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation will host the NFL Gatorade Punt Pass and Kick on Sunday Sept 24 at Prince Solms Park The competition which is open to boys and girls ages 8 15 will have registration at noon with events beginning at 1 Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate or baptismal record Entry forms are available at Landa Recreation Center and at Sears Stores the official retailer of the event The NFL Gatorade Punt Pass and Kick allows kids to showcase their on distance andaccuracy The winners1 from each of eight age groups advance to sectional competition to be held in Seguin on Nov 11 Sectional champions move on to compete against a pool of champions in the Astrodome in Houston For more information call the Landa Recreation Center at 6082167 Lutheran Brotherhood to sponsor golfing benefit event Lutheran Brotherhood Cedar Branch is sponsoring a HoleinOne Shootout at Sundance Golf Course on Saturday Oct 28 The proceeds will be New Braunfels resident Jerry Sinor to help pay medical costs for emergency kidney surgery Lutheran Brotherhood will match two dollars for every dollar raised for the event Raffle tickets are now available from Lutheran Brotherhood or at Sundance for for each shot or for 25 shots On the dayof the Shootout between and the five contes tants closest to the pin each hour will quali fy for a chance at the HoleinOne Shootout to be held after Every ticket qualifies the purchaser for the raffle of door prizes to be held at Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin during the Shootout 1st place a set of LYNX Black Cat irons 2nd place 2 nights at T Bar M 3rd place green fees for two at the Quarry Golf Club in San Antonio Tickets may be purchased from Lutheran Brotherhood or at Sundance Golf Course For more information call the New Braunfels Lutheran Brotherhood New Braunfels city golfing champions tee up a Landa The following are results from the New Braunfels Mens and Womens City Championshipplayed last week at Landa Park Golf Course Women Low gross First place Rose Tuseth 13time city champion Second place Carol Jankowski Low net First Van Kleef Second place Jeanette Oilly Mens championship flight First Schandua 143 Second place Ryan Acker Alan Dale 144 Rrst flight First place Mike Cobb Second Morrison Second flight First Thornton Second place Keith McDermott Third flight First place Alan Moore Second place Swede Kjellberg Four flight First place Richard Sampler Second place Gary Koss Comal Bowllanes starts recruiting program The New Braunfels National Uttle Leagues annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday Oct 3 at Southbank Community Center on FM 726 at 7 Board direc tors and officers will be elected Anyone interested may attend For more information call Bob Taylor at Cougars trounce Apaches 5921 George accounts for four touchdowns in CHS romp By DAVID DE KUNDER Staff Writer The Canyon Cougars scored on nine of 10 offensive posses sions and tolled out 399 yards of total offense to trounce the Gon zales Apaches 5921 at Cougar Stadium on Friday night Canyon 21 controlled the ball game by pounding out 217 yards on the ground Running back Trenady Offermann had his best game of the season carrying the ball 14 times for 88 yards and two touchdowns For the second straight game quarterback Reagan George was on target George a junior passed for 167 yards ran for one touchdown and threw for three more scores Eight players scored points for the Cougars Our offensive line of Jim my Keresztery 63 Richard Perez Matt White 6 2 Johnny Zunker and Daniel Hagerty did a good job of getting off the ball faster and blocking Coach Larry Nowotny said They worked hard all week on doing The Cougar defense worked as hard as the offense The Canyon front line and linebacking crew of Justin Dunlap Mike Broaddus and Kirk Haney played aggres sively and shut down the Apaches Wing I running game Broaddus led the defense with nine tackles and Apache quarterback Armando Esparza was sacked three times for 31 yards Canyon stuffed the Apaches for 36 yards on 23 carries As they did against Pflugerville last week the Cougars forced the Apaches to turn the ball over five times All five turnovers led to Canyon scores Our defense did a good job of attacking the line of scrimmage and swarming to the Nowotny said They were able to get into the tempo of the Not to be outdone by George Esparza threw for 240 yards passed for two touchdowns and scored one on the ground In fact Esparza got the Apaches on the board first when he threw a 45 yard pass to tight end Chip Mendoza on a third and 14 call On the play the Apaches caught the Cougars in an eight man front and Mendoza had one on one coverage with rover Aaron Snider After Mendoza caught the ball he brokeSniders tack le and broke for the end zone Esparza kicked the PAT putting Gonzales up 70 with in the first quarter Senior Ricky Boehles 25yard punt return to the Apache 44 set up Canyons first score During the drive Offermann had runs We would like to play this way in district and we want to be ready when everybody else is Canyon coach Larry Nowotny HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL The Canyon defense used fiery gangtackling to stifle Gonzales1 rushing attack in a rout Friday at Cougar Stadium Canyon Improved its record to 21 of 14 and 11 yards the latter one putting the ball at the 10 On sec ond and goal George scored on a 11yard keeper with in the first The Cougars caught the Apaches off guard on the swinging gate play when Boehle passed to Offermann for the twopoint conversion The two point conversion put Canyon up 87 a lead they never relinquished Canyon poured it on by scoring 15 more points in the opening quarter Cornerback Brett Parrish recovered Apache running back Tommy Userys fumble at midfield giving Canyon good field position to start from The Cougars drove to the Apache where a pass play from George to Boehle placed the ball at the 10 Offermann capped the drive with a four yard run On Gonzales next series cornerback Hector Torres picked off Esparzas pass at the Apache 40 and returned 13 yards to the 26 yard line Torres interception was one of three thefts against Esparza in the game Parrish and Snider had the other two interceptions On the next play from scrimmage Boehle hit Jason Shields for a 32 yard touchdown on the play action pass Richard McDonald added the PAT and Canyon extended the lead to 227 at in quarter George had two other big touchdown passes in the game a 31 yarder to Brandon Cox in the second quarter and a 52yard bomb to Boehle in the third quarter Boehle finished the game with 77 receiving yards With two straight overwhelming victories Nowotny believes his Cougars are playing like each game is a District 284A clash These two wins are giving us some momentum to build Nowotny said We would like to play this way in and we want to be ready when everybody else is New Braunfels stung at Honey Bowl By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Herald Zeitung photo by THOMAS GODLEY New Braunfels Kyle Reneau kicked a 31 yard field goal to cut the lead to 2016 In the second quarter but the Unicorns could get no closer UVALDE In a game of many big plays none were as crucial as two that hurt New Braunfels in the closing moments of the second and third quarters The Uvalde Coyotes 12 scored on a hook andlateral pass right before halftime and on a fumble return in the third quarter that all but snuffed the life from New Braunfels The two touchdowns broke open a four point game and sent Uvalde on its way to a 40 16 win Friday night before an estimated fans at the Honey Bowl It was the second year in a row the Coyotes have defeated the Unicorns in the sixgame history of the series NB Coach Tim Kingsbury expected a tough road game but he also expected a closer ball game Were not executing like we need to Kingsbury said This was not the same team that beat Seguin last week We kind of took pn a Jeckyl and The Coyotes led the entire way but it appeared New Braunfels would head into the locker room at halftime carrying momentum after Kyle Reneaus 31yard field goal had cut the lead to 2016 with in the second quar ter With 41 seconds remaining before halftime however the Coyotes took over at their own 31 Three plays later quarterback Derek Walk er a returning allstate safety rolled to his right and cut back against the field for a 31yard gain to the Unicorn 30 Uvalde then went to trickery on its final play On third down Walker hit Orlando Guer rero on a hook pattern The senior hauled in the pass at the 18 yard line and lateraled to Chris Lytle who scooted down the right sideline into the endzone as the clock expired Uvalde missed the extra point but led 2616 Guerrero had caught the pass while his knee touched the ground but the officials let the play stand despite appeals from the Unicom sideline At halftime we told the kids we hadnt played well but were still right in Kingsbury said Neither team could generate a first down in the third quarter The Unicorn defense clamped down on the Coyotes running attack allowing only four first downs the rest of the way But Uvaldes defense came up with a huge turnover Facing a third down at their own 32 the Unicorns lost the ball on a draw play Lytle scooped it up on the run bolted the other way for a score and the Coyotes had extended the lead to 3216 at in the third See UNICORNS page 11 Gordan leads off in Goodys Nascar 500 By MIKE HARRIS AP Motorsports Writer MARTINSVILLE Va AP Jeff Gordon was having a lot of fun Saturday joshing and jostling with Dale Earnhardt trading insults with his crew and generally enjoying a rainy day at the race track Why not The 24yearold Gordon is on top of the racing world as well as on top of the grid for Sundays Goodys 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race When rain washed out qualifying for the second straight day Gordon was awarded the top qualifying spot based on season points which he leads by 309 over seventime series champion Earnhardt It will be the ninth time this season Gordon has started from the front although this one does not count as a pole victory Earnhardt who did some playful wrestling with Gordon during a TV interview Saturday will start alongside him while Sterling Marlin the only other driver with a chance to catch Gordon in the standings will start third No matter what happens just being in contention for the championship is a lot of Gordon said If we can keep it up for the last six races itll be the experience of a lifetime Weve got a great oppor tunity We just hope the luck keeps going our Luck hasnt played much of a role in Gordons emergence this has been the key word and his Hendrick Motorsports team Canyon NBHS SVHS open 284A in top form From staff reports Herald Zeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Canyons Elizabeth Welsman 15 stretches for a point at the net during action against Hays on Friday at Cougar Den The Canyon Cougarettes New Braunfels Unicorns and Smithson Valley Rangers varsity volleyball teams swung into District 284A action with dominant performances on Friday The Cougarettes 181 defeated Hays 125 156 1512 New Braunfels 143 knocked orTLockhart 312 and Smith son Valley 132 beat Bastrop 116 Canyon coach Donna Boehle said the districtopening wins indicate the high caliber of volleyball in Comal County I think all three high school are showing how strong they are this Boehle said I expect it to be an exciting district race the rest of the The Cougars and Rangers face off on Tuesday at Cougar Den For New Braunfels Shelly Bredewaler led the attack against Lock hart smashing six kills Kristi Lindeman Erin Baetge and Jill Evans had four kills each Haley Helmly had 11 assists along with three aces Bredewater also notched sevens digs and Shawn Lindsey had four digs Smithson Valleys Kellye Rogers recorded seven kills and Christy Ballman had 15 assists to lead the Rangers Jenny Huckle and Beth Huber got three blocks each Kara Warchol led with six digs and Michelle Moore notched two aces The Rangers had a 94 percentage serve Canyon easily handled Hays in the first game but had to over come a 127 deficit to win the second game Kim Brunette served Canyons 13th and 14th points before Elizabeth Wcisman closed out the win at 1512 Weisman and Shannon Young recorded 10 kills each Brunette led in assists with 25 and Jinny Barranco tallied 10 assists and eight points on serve in he first game Lcsa Porter had bur blocks