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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 5, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor THomas Godley about Sports Day call 6269144 ext 24 HeraldZeitung Sports Day ThePress Hey Why dont yall Just shirt up anfl go to the Alamo Texas LonQhem linebacker Robert Reed to Texas fans who shouted at UT players during Interviews after Texas beat Local briefs Runners getting ready for annual Jingle Bell Run Area runners wl be lacing up for the third annual Family Outreach Jingls Bell Run this month The event sponsored by Red McCombs Universal starts at 9 am Saturday Dec 16 at Landa Park in New Bmunfels The Jungle Bell Run features a 5K Walk and Kids 1K There also will be a cos tume contest at and a silent auction Carlene Walker will perform live Christmas music and a Reach for the Stars toy drive will be accepting items The overall male and female winners will receive awards as welf as the top three winners In each age category Ail proceeds benefit Family Outreach of Coma County which works to prevent child abuse through counseling and edu cation programs Refreshments and snacks will be avail able after the race at the parks pavilion No 16 Race day registration and packet pick up begins at 730 am Entry fees are early and on race day Registration and packet pickup are available Dec 4 14 at Roger Soler Sports in San Antonio and Comprehensive Fitness 1551 N Walnut in New Braunfels Registration forms can be picked up at RunTex for more information call Susan Phillips at 6095030 Referees needed for NB Junior Basketball League The New Braunfels Junior League Basketball Association Is looking for refer ees to officiate games this season Anyone interested may attend an NBJL BA meeting at Thursday Dec 7 at Academy Street Gym Referee must 16 or older and have interest in officiating junior league basket ball for boys and girls grades 46 Call Jim Pace at 6096676 for more information Local basketball tournament to hit the court Dec 16 The annual HoopFest Holiday basketball tournament gets under way December 16 at Academy Street Gym in New Braunfels Players can sign up now at Barrys Underpass Saloon or Vivroux Toys and Sporting Goods For more information call 6096247 or 6257949 Mavericks center Hodge laces drug charges DALLAS Dallas Mavericks are prepared to take action against reserve center Donald Hodge whq was arrested Saturday night for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on a Dallas freeway What Hodge did was illegal and we do not condone illegal Keith Grant the Mavericks director of player personnel told The Fort Worth Star Telegram Im going to talk to Donald and hi representative Glen Schwartzman of Philadelphia before take any action But well definitely fafc6 some Hpdge was arrested In his 1093 Mercedes convertible after police discov ered what they say was grams of marijuana following a traffic stop for an II t i i ys quiet after loss Uwtfsnojoyat yjitep win the Super New Braunfels puts win streak on line tonight By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Center Burden and the New Braunfels Unicorns take on SeguM Longhorns abuzz on Sugar The New Braunfels Unicorns 44 look to keep a threegame winning streak going against the Seguin Matadors tonight in a nondistrict contest at Unicom Gym New Braunfels coach Cliff Wilkins said the Matador matchup marks the start of a tough upcoming part of the schedule The Unicorns head into a ninegame stretch over the next 11 days Were beginning to play much better in our last three Wilkins said Its good to be on a small win streak this early in the season The players seemed to have found themselves Hope fully we can continue it The Unicorns recent run includes an impressive 6562 win over Alamo Heights last Tuesday That was followed by a 6750 victory over San Marcos on Friday In other games the Canyon Cougars 23 travel to Pleasanton for a tipoff The Smithson Valley Rangers take on the Del Valle Cardinals in an 8 game Canyon coach Kenny Rotzler will have the services of four returning starters back in the lineup Ricky Boehle Jimmy Keresztery Domingo Medina and Hector Torres return from the Cougar football team They were out at practice for the first time Rotzler said Were tak ing it slow right now Were concerned with winning but mainly we want to set tie down and get a few games under our In girls basketball the Canyon Cougarettes 17 travel to face the Ker rville Tivy Antlers 46 at The New Braunfels 51 head to San District basketball MewBrauhfds 44 QralrmWaltev 44 34 Bastrofj 24 Oaryon 24 Hays 24 Tuesdays cto 00 Valley atDel Vatey Canyon at Pleasanton Marcos 65 and the Smithson Valley Rangers 62 play the Jefferson Musj tangs 03 in San Antonio The Unicorn girls are coming off a second straight championship at the Flo resville tournament on Saturday They defeated Luling Lavernia and Corpus Christi West Oso 5323 in the tourna ment final MB coach Larry Schulte continues tof find success using a heavy rotation and fullcourt pressure this season The girls are starting to catch on to it and understand when to make it hectic and when to come under Schulte said The fullcourt defense and use of a lot different players in the lineup has been wearing other teams Canyon coach Tina Duncan said the Cougarettes hope to notch their second win of the season against Kerrville The Cougarettes defeated Fox Tech 4825 in the San Antonio ISD Tournament on Sat urday for their first win of the season Christi Lane and Kate Boyd led Canyon with 10 and nine points respectively while Melissa Moore had 10 rebounds nine steals and eight points By CHIP BROWN Associated Press Writer AUSTIN AP Texas coach John Mackovic has told his players that if they clinched the Southwest Conference title outright with a victory against Texas they could help design their championship rings The ninthranked Longhorns 0 SWC defeated the Aggies 166 on Sat urday snapping nationleading 31 game home winning streak and taking the 81st and final league crown The SWC is breaking up after this year The players are now eager to take Mack ovic up on his promise Im thinking we should get one of those rings that fit all five fingers and stretch across your entire joked senior defensive tackle Shane Rink Texas players will take this week off before preparing for a New Years Eve night showdown with No 13 Virginia Tech 92 in the Sugar Bowl On Monday the Longhoms were still glowing about their victory I watched the tape when I got home from College Station and I couldnt get to sleep I was so said linebacker Tyson King It was great seeing every one partying here in The game was especially gratifying for the defense which gave up an average of 33 points in its first three games including a 5527 loss to Notre Dame and an average of just points over the last six con tests The Longhorns who collected six turnovers against the Aggies held without a touchdown for the first time since 1987 HeraldZeitungphoto by MICHAEL DARNALL The Blitz U12 girls captured second place at the Wurstfest Soccer Tournament Pictured are front left to right Martha Rockwood Sarah Furney Ashley Pourmehr Becky Fest Ashley Diaz and Candice Canales standing Landin Biggers Abbey Presar Theresa Wilson Nikki Ezer Courtney Swain Jillian Hazel Colleen Green and Danielle Henderson trainer Ed Perry and coach Dwight Rockwood and assistant coach Jim Hazel Lutheran Brotherhood golf tourney raises funds for Hospice New Braunfels From submitted reports More than 100 golfer recently teed off at Star eke Park for the third annual Lutheran Brother hood Cedar Branch No 8886 Benefit Golf Tour nament Twentyseven teams competed for cash prizes dinners for two at area restaurants and other prizes Proceeds from entry fees and hole sponsor ships were matched by Lutheran Brotherhool dollarfordollar Hospice New Braunfels received more than from the benefit Tee time was chilly but it soon warmed up on the pecantree lined course in Seguin The com petition was fierce among the teams but the foursome of Dr Peter Forney David Mueller David Pfeuffer and Pat Lynch bested the rest with a score of 58 followed by the team Biff Alexander W Martin Tom Sedlacek and Jack Scales who scored 59 Third place was taken by Paul Shoemaker Don Bolt Dan Minica and Randy Riddell who shot a 59 with Tom Ryan Beth Campbell and Ted and Peg Hurst coming in fourth at 60 Members of the top four teams received cash prizes and Lutheran Brotherhood Tshirts Indi vidual prizes for play on each hole also were awarded to keep the action exciting and door prizes were presented during the awards cere mony Local Lutheran Brotherhood representative Greg Gunderson was pleased with the tourna ment turnout and especially thankful for the local business who make the event a success Among the businesses and individuals donat ing prizes were Tree Tops the Gristmill Mr Gattis Landa Station Plaza Diner Coma Flower Shop Cancun Cafe Capparellis Pats Place Subway Log Haus Landa Street Car Wash Clear Springs Restaurant Registered Massage Therapist Margie Ryan Fancie Flow ers Schwamkrugs San Antonio Texans Com fort EMS Flying L Guest Scott Schri er Golf Course in Kerrville Sundance Golf Course Par Tee Golf Range Spitzies MailIt Plus Cook and Mehrens Schlitterbahn Scha effer Fjiterprises and Red River Ski Resorts Hole sponsors included Ted Gaskamp Sahm Tool and Carbide Zoeller Funeral Home Bill Tart Family Credit Service Greg Gun derson Lutheran Brotherhood Club St Bernard Mountain Valley Pharmacy Guada Coma Mechanical Southwestern Bell Moore Services Knobles and Klingemann Detex H Bate Bond New Braunfels Resorts First Commercial Bank Rapids Condominium Home Owners Association Dr Terry Frisbie James and Henrietta Frisbie Entex Joe Bell Computing Tree Tops Southern Medical Wuests Pic nPac Dick Cloud Custom Golf IGA Pharma cy XPress Flour Tortilla Machine Steve Taylor Rick and Judy Hayden MailItPlus TBarM Texas Don Maxwell ChevroletGeo Comal Drug Apria Healthcare Group Kustom Fence and Construction Scots man Construction New Braunfels Bone and Joint Clinic Schaefer Enterprises Total Fitness HEB National Environmental Service Dia mond Shamrock Steve Ainsworth Star Awards and Wholesale Beers Inc Hospice New Braunfels is a communitybased nonprofit healthcare organization committed to providing physical emotional and spiritual support to terminally ill patients and their fain Submitted photo Hospice New Braunfels administrator Jack Melton left accepts a donation from Greg Gunderson of the Lutheran Brotherhood Cedar Branch No 8886 ilies Hospice New Braunfels relies on donations to allow it to provide quality healthcare to patients with terminal health conditions without regard to their financial resources Were in the middle of our 11 th year of ser vice to Comal and western GuadaJupe coun said Jack Melton administrator of Hospice New Braunfels In 1994 more than 11 percent of the care we provided to more than 200 patients was non Cowboys Haley says career over IRVING Texas AP A ruptured disk has forced Dallas Cowboys star defensive end Charles Haley to retire from football the Dallas Morning News reported in todays editions My career is over Im Haley told the newspaper Monday Im not depressed because Ive had a good career and I did it my Haley had told coach Barry Switzer at half time of Dallas 2417 loss to the Washington Redskins that he couldnt continue because of lower back pain An MRI test on his back has been sent to a Los Angeles doctor to be compared with previ ous tests Haley was to travel to California to meet with Dr Robert Watkins to discuss test results The team earlier in the day had listed Haley as questionable for the Cowboys game at Philadelphia Sunday Haley 31 had a similar ailment last year but Watkins repaired the prob lem and Haley returned to the Cowboys after announcing his retirement during the offsea son Cowboys owner Jerry Jones also made his return very lucrative Hes a great football player but when I heard this I was concerned it might be his Switzer told the News There have been people who have had the surgery he needs and come back But I dont know if Charles can do that in his Haleys importance to the oncedominant Cowboys defense showed itself in the second half of the Washington game Without Haley breathing down his neck Redskins quarterback Heath Shuler engineered a second half come back from a 107 halftime deficit   

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