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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 9, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas JjeraldZeitung a Tuesday January O 5 Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley about Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 HeraldZeitu Sports Day The Press Right now I dont feel anything It will take some time to feel the effects of this on the City quarterback Steve Bono after the Chiefe 107 playoff loss to Indianapolis on Sunday In the news Landa Park Golf to host benefit tourney for Hummel The second annual golf tournament ben efitting the Hummel Museum is scheduled for March 29 at Landa Park Golf Course in New Braunfels The competition will have a shotgun start at 8 with a fourperson perteam one best Entry fee is per player which includes green fee cart goodie bag food and and mulligans will be sold The field is limit ed to the first 21 paid teams The Hummel Museum Inc is a nonprofit organization All proceeds benefit the museum For more information call Frank Schaeff er tournament chairman at 609 3151 or 6255636 Baseball practice sessions offered to local players Baseball players ages nine to 18 can sign up for practice sessions scheduled to begin March 1 at Home Run Batting Cages 1563 Gruene St in Gruene The will provide quali ty instruction on hitting fieldingMhrowing land game rules and his staff successful coach and former semipro player is a current college and high schol umpire with 30 years of experience The sessions are scheduled for after school and weekends The is per half hour All equipment will be furnished but playrs may bring thejr own For more information calf Pace at 609 6676 Seguin Sidekicks open 1996 soccer season The Seguin Sidekicks soccer team will have tryouts for boys ages 12 and under on Saturday Jan 13 and Sunday Jan 14 from 2 to 4 at Seguin High School practice field on E Court St Registration begins at for both days The sessions are open to youth bom between Aug and July Players under the age limits may try out for the team Anyone interested should bring a parent or guardian to the sessions to sign the nec essary release form or pick one up in advance at Seguin Alternator GBRA Vivroux Sporting Goods Players must wear shorts spceer shoes and shin pads Bring a soccer ball and No 4 soccer ball The Sidekicks Board approved the new team at the December meeting and also approved Ken Kiel and Kenny Kykes as coaches for the After the spring league the coaches and sidekicks board will evaluate the potential for expanding tq provide an additional team in the fall for boys under the age of 14 Seguin Sidekicks team was formed in 1994 to encourage player development through training and competitive play For more information call Kiel at 327 3569 Dykes at 3725356 or Rossi flores NB Youth Soccer kicks off The New Braunfels Youth Soccer plub will hold tryouts for the spring season at 9 Jan 13 at HEB Soccer Fields on Live Oak Street Rayers ages 10 to 18 are invited to com pete for a spot on the team Fall Blit play ers do not need to try out The program is a paid professional training program wifli a staff of four outstanding trainers Player development is the cornerstone of the gram and BLITZ players are for hav ing better skills than their Recent UIL rule changes now ajlow high school soccer players Jo participate io ihf Blitz training which runs from Jan 15 ty May 15 The progam has flexible times ig help t with acteduta The mikf is Jan 20 at 9 at Reids For more Canyon topples Marble Falls Hotshooting Cougars run away with seventh straight victory By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Hector Torres goes strong to the basket after a steal in the first half of Canyons 6849 win over the Marble Falls Mustangs on Monday night at CHS The Cougars won their seventh straight game Any question of whether the Canyon Cougars are ready to defend their district title were answered Tuesday night at Cougar Den Capping the nondistrict schedule with their seventh victory in a row a 6849 rout of the Marble Falls Mustangs 711 the Cougars 127 are peaking at just the right time The 284A campaign starts Friday at Bastrop This definitely gets us ready to go into Canyon coach Kenny Rotzler said We start off with a tough one in Bastrop then we turn around and face another one in Smithson Valley Those are two of the pre season favorites right there We have to be They made sure of it against Marble Falls After falling behind 157 late in the first quarter the Cougars went on al 20 run to take command of the game Senior guard Hector Torres who scored 10 of his 13 points in the first half sparked the rally by hitting a 3pointer at the mark From that point it was all Canyon Jimmy Keresztury the games leading scorer with 21 points tallied 13 points in the second quarter as Canyon went on a 204 run and built a 3519 lead Taking advantage of the Mustangs slow transition on defense senior Ricky Boehle pushed the tempo with crosscourt passes that led to several fastbreak buckets Boehle finished with eight assists and eight steals We needed this game as a momen tum booster for Friday It lets us know where we Canyon forward Rocky Johnson Canyon led by as many as 22 points in the third quarter Keresztury 64 and Rocky Johnson 63 controlled the inside as Canyon broke out to a 5533 lead After the first quarter we started picking up the defense and that got the offense said Johnson who scored 12 points on fiveofseven shooting night from the field We needed this game as a momentum booster for Friday It lets us know where we Currently Johnson and friends stand as the hottest team in the district The Cougars have not lost since capturing the consolation match at the River City Classic in mid December Their offensive firepower is beginning resemble last seasons scoring machine Against the Mustangs Canyon sank 26 of 50 shots and hit four of nine from 3point land The team team made nine of 16 attempts from the free throw line Torres was 2 of 3 from the beyond the arc Keresz tury led both teams with 17 rebounds Possible sighting Haleys return By DENNE H FREEMAN AP Sports Writer IRVING Texas the San Fran cisco 49ers were upset Then the Dallas Cow boys played their best game of the year Now Charles Haley is coming back Good news keeps following the Cowboys around in their quest for the Super Bowl The Cowboys may have defensive end Charles Haley back for Sundays NFC Cham pionship game against the Green Bay Packers to put some heat on the NFLs most prolific passer Brett Favre Haley who had back surgery five weeks ago flew to Los Angeles Monday and got an excellent report from Dr Robert Watkins Dallas trainer Kevin ONeill said Haley had a 5050 chance of playing against the Pack ers The report was very ONeill said We could see him in the game this Haley had the same kind of disc surgery performed on Joe Montana and Troy Aikman However its tougher for a defensive lineman to return because of all the physical contact Charles will begin workout drills later in the week but may not take part in ONeill said Of course he could play without practicing He did that in about games this year because he has had discomfort throughout the Haley had 10 sacks and 33 pressures on the quarterback despite nursing back prob lems all season Theres no question Charles would really help said Dallas coach Barry Switzer We could put him in on third down in the nickel package and it would produce a big boost for our pass Haleys replacement Shante Carver had no sacks against the Philadelphia Eagles in the Cowboys 3011 win on Sunday that put Dallas in the NFLs final four for the fourth consecutive season It wouldnt surprise me to see Charles out there on said Aikman I asked him about it on Sunday and he said he was going to give it a shot I know he really wants to Reggie White the NFLs career sacks leader has never been this close to a Super Bowl After the Packers dispatched the defending champion San Francisco 49ers Saturday with a convincing 2717 decision White took a seat next to coach Mike Holmgren on the char ter flight home White played 45 snaps after a 19play stint a week earlier against Atlanta and he wanted to thank Holmgren and tell his coach that he felt fine Game glance Oallsi 314 6 7 First Quarter Second Quarter Anderson 26 03 21 run Boniof t Third Quarter Bonfel DalFOBoptol Fourth Quarter DaMrvin 9 pass from Aikman Bonio 4 run RJohnson pass from Phi Dal First clowns 13 21 Rushesyards 2274 38153 153 244 Punt Returns 28 221 Kickoff Returns 763 14311 17241 Punts 841 442 Storm breezes to YSA championship title Submitted photo The Storm Too soccer team includes front row left to right Coach Odie Gutierrez Shauna Watts Erin Price Alyssa Hoehm Tiffany Hargis Lesley Wilson Lauren Owens Coach Nancy Bosch back row Rose Loughlln Jennifer Bailey Morgan Bosch Ashlee Dove Crlsta Hines Ashley Weil Leslie Turner Morgan Johannessen and Maighdy Conway Local girls soccer team tops Bastrop in tournament Breezing to a 71 record the Storm Too girls soccer team recently captured first place in the Midcities Youth Soccer Association under 12 Girls League The MidCities YSA includes squads from Seguin New Braunfels San Marcos Canyon Lake Bulverde The first place finish in MCYSA qualified the team to compete in the state playoffs the 1995 Western District Championship Division in in Buda in December After defeating teams from Alamo Area YSA and the Capital Area YSA the Storm Too emerged first in their bracket for the semifinal match against Bastrop Flame The semifinal matches included two Capital Area teams Bastrop Flame UHO Rainbow Coastal Bend Flame YSA Mermaids and MidCities YSA Storm Too In a hard fought semifinal match Bas trop Flame sqeaked by Storm Too 10 and went on to win the Western District Championship by defeat ing the Mermaids Storm Too garnered fourth place in the Western District Championship Storm Too also competed this year in the Wurstfest Tournament in November taking second place in the girls U12 Recreation after a battle with UHO Rainbow The championship game which was the teams third that day ran through two 10minute overtime periods a shutout and a sudden death before Rain bow took the point for first place Unicorns set for district battle at Ranger Gym Cougarettes face Lockhart at CHS From staff reports In the second game of the District 28 4A schedule the New Braunfels varsity girls basketball team heads to Smithson Valley looking to keep up the momen tum The game starts at 8 The Unicorns defeated the Canyon Cougarettes 3937 last Friday to start off at 10 in district The Rangers are looking to get back on the winning track after falling to pre season favorite Bastrop 8152 In other action Canyon hosts the Lockhart Lady Lions at at Cougar Den The junior varsity game has changed to a 6 tipoff In local boys action New Braunfels hosts Central Catholic at at Uni com Gym The Unicorns are looking to end a fivegame losing streak after falling to Round Rock McNeil on Friday in the Alamodome Smithson Valley Rangers who lost to Gonzales in the Dripping Springs Tournament travel to Austin McCallum for a game NFL Briefs I PITTSBURGH AP The Pitts burgh Steelers earned a return trip to the AFC championship game with a 4021 victory over Buffalo on Saturday The Steelers watched a 20point lead dissolve to five before two Bam Morris touchdown runs in the final saved them Neil ODonnell was 19for35 for 262 yards and two interceptions and Norm Johnson kicked a Steelers1 playoff record four field goals Jim Kelly threw for only 135 yards and two interceptions in the Bills third onesided loss in Pittsburgh in as many seasons MIAMI AP Jimmy Johnson saying his desire to coach again is grow ing hinted he may talk this week with the Miami Dolphins about returning to the NFL and succeeding Don Shula Johnson led the Miami Hurricanes to a 1987 national championship and won titles with the Dallas Cowboys in the 1993 and 1994 Super Bowls Shula retired Friday after coaching the Dol phins for 26 years KANSAS Cm Mo AP Indi anapolis Colls running back Marshall Faulk underwent successful arthroscopic surgery Friday as doctors removed two loose particles trom his left knee Faulk who led the team in rushing and recep tions this season first injured the knee against Jacksonville on Dec 10 and re injured it two weeks later against New England IRVING Texas AP Suspended Dallas Cowboys backup corncrbaek Clayton Holmes filed a million law suit against the NFL and NFL Manage ment Council alleging he was drugtested in March Holmes was sus pended in November for violating the NFLs substance abuse policy
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