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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 14, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Day Bastrop Lady Beans forage for porridge come away with win By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Everybody has heard about the tale of Goldilocks and the three bears But the Canyon Cougarettes can tell you a tale of the 11 Bastrop Lady Bears who came into Cougar Den on Friday night look ing for more than their porridge Unfortunately the Canyon Cougarettes could not close the book on this tale They had to play and relive every minute of it in an 8339 defeat at the hands of the Lady Bears who sit atop District 284A standings at 30 221 overall Coming in we knew their forecourt was their Canyon coach Tina Duncan said referring to Bastrops full court pressure defense and play of guards Kim Mills and Crystal Flowers They are a team that does not miss anything and they play a very physical game Like I told our team it is good when you can score nearly 40 points against As the tale of the game continued the Cougarettes learned these Bears were small but very fast physical and menacing It would be an understatement to say that Bastrops full court press was unbearable for the Cougarettes to han dle Every time a Cougarette player drib bled or tried for an outlet pass after a rebound three Lady Bears would harass her into making a bad pass turning the ball over or giving the Lady Bears an opportunity to steal the ball and go in for a layup or make a trip to the foul line Canyon turned the ball over 44 times compared to Bastrops 2I turnovers 16 times in the third quarter The Lady Bears who average 24 steals a game swiped 26 steals Offen sively Canyon was able to attempt only 36 shots and made only nine field goals Bastrop coach Rick Pinson said the strategy of his team was to prevent post Elizabeth Weisman from getting the ball by putting tremendous pressure on the Cougarette front court We knew if they got their inside game going and got it to her Weis we would be in Pinson said We put enough pressure on them to prevent that from happening We have 11 players who can go out on the floor and wear down people very quick ly by pressuring and attacking the The strategy worked as Weisman Canyons leading scorer was held to eight points Guard Tanya Castilleja was the only Cougarette in double fig ures with 10 points Crystal Flowers who has a 17 point scoring average scored 21 points for the Bears Dee Dashay 10 points and Kim Mills seven points helped the Bastrop cause Bastrop was able to get many shot attempts with help of 26 offensive boards The Lady Bears lead from the very beginning going on an 185 run in the first quarter to go up 217 Canyon held on and got within 11 at 2413 in the second quarter HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Canyon s Elizabeth Weisman goes up for shot in the lane Friday night against Bastrop The Bears overwhelmed Canyon 8329 and stayed undefeat ed in District 284A The Lady Bears expanded their 15 point halftime lead to 40 points in the fourth quarter as the barrage of steals drives and five three pointers contin ued to hurt the Cougars In the third quarter the Lady B ears outscorcd he Cougarettes 299 and lopped it off by scoring 31 points in the final period while limiting Canyon to 12 points Under the circumstances Duncan believes her team did its best to stay in the game I was pleased that we stayed on the Duncan said The Cougarettes were able to snatch 28 defensive rebounds Our team did not give up and we were not intimidated by Canyon will try to gamer their first district win with a home game against the Lockhart Lions on Tuesday Tip off is at 8 Cougars cruise to 21 start From submitted reports The Canyon Cougars rolled to a 21 start with a strong showing at the Austin Faced with injuries to several starters last Tuesday the Cougars took on the Lockhart Lions and came back from a slow start The Lions jumped in front 10 but Canyon answered with a goal on a penal ty kick by Paul Paniagua The penalty came when Adrian Armen darez was taken down in the penalty box Paniagua put the final touches with a 30 yard shot over the the Lions keeper On Friday the Cougars squared off against Johnston and battled to a 00 score in the first half Playing without their starting goalie Canyon was up to the challenge as Armendarez took over in front of the net In the second half the Cougar defense picked up the pace as did the offense Less than five minutes into the the half Paniagua nailed a shot from the left side of the goal past the Johnston keeper The Cougars took more shots on goal before Raul Garcia corner kicked to the head of Czelusta with under 20 min utes left making the final score 20 Next Canyon faced Bryan High School in the quarterfinals at Nelson Field Bryan took a 10 lead at halftime Eric Rodriguez Stefan Rohach an Mike Mechler bolstered the Cougars defense but couldnt overcome the first half deficit Bryan won 20 Canyon coach Danny Bueno said the team continues to make marked strides despite the setback of nine senior starters lost to graduation The players are taking a confident out look We have the chance to surprise a lot of people this year as long as we play togeth said Czelusta a returning senior mid fielder The Cougars next take on Round Rock McNeil on Tuesday Colts not just lucky By BARRY W1LNER AP Football Writer PITTSBURGH AP Time to get serious Time to forget about all these miracle and team of destiny descriptions Time to talk football Can the Indianapolis Colts really stage their third straight shocker beat the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sun day in the AFC championship game and get to their first Super Bowl in 25 years Most people say no The odds makers have them as 11point under dogs Outside of Indianapolis they still get little consideration as a legit imate title contender Still they have gotten this far not through luck or on a fluke The Colts are here because they have played solid balanced ball the last three weeks If you feel like nobody you shouldnt be said Lament Warren who has been a real some body in replacing star running back Marshall Faulk out after knee surgery And if you are here you should perform when called upon Im not surprised by We dont have all the answers why weve hit our quarter back Jim Harbaugh said I think we keep grinding and come back every day and play as a team And we believe in There hasnt been much to believe in over the years since the Colts moved from Baltimore where their only glory occurred to Indi anapolis in 1984 Nor was there a whole lot of faith placed in the Colts when they squeezed into the playoffs this season with a 97 record But after a win over New England in the season finale to clinch a wildcard berth followed by road victories against the defending AFC cham pion Chargers Haley question mark in NFC title game By DAVE GOLDBERG AP Football Writer IRVING Texas AP The med ical report on the two dominant defensive linemen in Sundays NFC championship game says that Reggie White is a bit healthier than Charles Haley Maybe thats a way to give the Green Bay Packers the edge theyre looking for The Packers arrived in town Friday night for a meeting with the media by coaches and players from both teams One of the prevailing topics was the health of the White and Haley So far Whites ahead Coach Mike Holmgren said the Pack ers allPro defensive end would be lim ited to 15 to 20 plays again because of a groin muscle tear although he played more than that in San Francisco last week White said hed play more and Holmgren said Reggie has a way of being persuasive on the sidelines Thats why Im trying to set the limit Haley meanwhile worked out Fri day for the third time since undergoing back surgery five weeks ago Coach Bar ry Switzer said he hoped Haley can play on third downs But Swilzer added Hes sore He said Coach if Ive gotta go play Ill go play if thats what I have to do Thats an indication to me that he may not be ready to Otherwise both teams are relatively healthy although the Packers in their first championship game since 1967 seemed a little less certain about how to face their fijsl formal confrontation with a media mass Brett Favre gets shaving cream send ByARNIESTAPLETON AP Sports Writer GREEN Wis the Green Bay Packers were nervous about to Dallas itdWnt showln theirlQQse locker room At least them was no quaking by quarterback Brett Favre in his shoes which were filled with shaving cream Favre theNFLs most valuable player and the No 1 prankster said he had when teammates were going to repay him for such shenanigans as dumping buckets of ice water on them As Favre packed his gear for Fri days trip to Balks he was asked if hoopla over the Packers best season in 28 years affected him what affects he Friday holding pp a loafer added Frank Winters somebody something in his jock today He was on fire at praedce It wasnt me It wasnt They got Favre told running hack Edf3r whose locker is nexttohis Favre said he has taken a liking to the rabbit that the Milwaukee Brewers gave the Packers along with 145 rab bits feet for good luck Oh I like the rabbit said Favre who named the hare Rain 1 wanted to take him with us but no one wants to take care of Favre be watching Im Faw might not want to get too general manager Sal Bapdo said that I have about Favre said wiped the lather out I just put my underwear on I hope win the Bowl he lucky animal back so that he can give it to the Brewers team manager Phil Garner The Deals are Better A Becker 1995 Dodge Neon Coupe 2 door 4 Stereo Radio Automatic Transmission White miles 1995 Dodge Avenger 4 5 Speed 2 door Tiltj Cruise Security Red miles IHEB Hoops Sports Bar NFL Phunn Day Jan 14 Buffet 11 6 750 Drafts Prizes Longnecks sl25 Well Drinks 12O2 Hmisache 6256265 Start Your Program Today NO CONTRACTS NO HASSLES MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES I Machine Pool In season Personalized Weight Training Programs Weights Hot Wallyball Racquetball ATHLETIC 6253459 943 King Arthur New Braunfels TX i v i f 22A Carry Out PlutTu 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