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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                In the news Cougar control George carries Canyon to a seasoir sweep of Smithson Valley 42 S Sports BdRwr i District standing Procoming home Mg thW on his way to Canyons third run of the on Tuaaday night Aoovv RanojBf pnchar Cody Hartman warned up in the final four but H was too late as Canyon scored four runs in the second inning and held on for a 42 win at Cougar HaM WHh district laadnoj Hays clinging to a onegame edge hi the 28 4A standings the Cougars look to keep the pressure on wfth an upcoming bat tto at New Braunfels on Friday HerakJZflitung photo by MICHAEL DARN ALL Canyon pitcher Reagan George wouldnt call ft his best stuff but it was certainly the right stuff And it was more than enough to stifle Smithson VaOey and keep the Cougars in contention for a district title George a 63 junior southpaw struck out 11 batters and gave up only two hits in a 42 win on Tuesday night at Cougar Reid Despite the outcome he saw room for improvement in his seveninning per formance I was George said luckily I made the pilches when I had to and we pulled out a win Id call it scrappy win It wasnt my best For Ranger right hander Cody Hart man who went the entire game at the mound and allowed six hits it was anoth er loss in a frustrating season This was the first time Ive lost to Hartman noted Its disap pointing but they are a good team and they got the hits ve just gotta bounce back and end the season on positive With four games left the Cougars are looking to keep pace with Hays the dis trict leader after a 51 win over New Braunfels Canyon scored all four runs in the second inning Todd Swint led off with a double to left field and Johnny Zunker smacked a 2RBI single that scored Swint and George to make 20 After a single by Norv Albert Brette Parrish line a oneout two RBI double to right field The Rangers two nins came in the first inning off a basesloaded walk and in the fifth inning off a wild The defensive highlight was made in the third inning when Lain Gonzalez and Josh Harris turned a 643 double play Canyon coach Ralph Behrend said his team did what it had to do to get by This was a tough win as it always is wherrwe play the Behrehd said We needed this pne to stay on track Now we have to get ready and take care of business on Friday against New Braunfels They will be ready for The Unicorns and Cougars face off at at NBHS First inning haunts NB By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor An early deficit was exactly what New Braunfels wanted to avoid in this Butfit was doomed from the start Tuesday night as the districtleading Hays Rebels jumped in front 30 in the first inning and held on for a 51 victo ry at Unicom Field After giving up eight runs in the first inning and falling 90 to Hays on March 26 NBHS coach Neal Miller knew his Unicorns conldnt afford to repeat that scenario Once again we got too far behind too early and you just cant do that against a good ball club like Miller said When we get down like that it forces us too try and make big plays and that only causes us to tense V Rebel pitcher Michael Craning made the early margin stick The lefthander went four innings and allowed twojijts before giving wayto ace Cody j den J The Unicorns sole runcamffinj third inning when Bryan Dycus reached base on single moved to third on balk and sacrifice fly by Carlos DeLaCerda and came home on a wild Freshman pitcher Mike Chapa went seven innings for the Unicorns giving six hits and striking out four batters Three of the the Rebels runs weire unearned New Braunfels committed seven errors The Rebels added security runs in fourth and fifth innings with RBI singles by Austin Evans Cougarettes prevail NBHS falls prey in playoff preludes From staff reports The outcomes had no bearing on the playoffs but the Canyon Cougarettes made the most of their warmup game Meanwhile the New Braunfels came up just short and are hoping to make up for it on Friday in their playoff game with Kerrville Tivjf at 5 in Boeme Canyon will face Clemens at Texas Lutheran College on Friday at 5 Canyon scored three runs in the fourth inning and Marci Alien belted a tworun inthepark home run in the fifth inning to lead the Cougarettes to a 54 win over La Vemia Tuesday at CHS Taft scored two runs in the sixth inning to break open a 44 game and get past New Braunfels 64 at Uni corn Softball Field We had opportunities to win this one but didnt seem as focused as we usually NBHS coach Cindy Manley said Well have to have more intensity on Fri day in The Unicorns were led by April Tuch who went 2for 3 with two RBLRachel Green and Joy Orr each had doubles in the third inning Canyon pitcher Jenise Harborth struck out nine bat ters and allowed no her record to 126 Unicom touch New Braunfel softball coach Cindy Manley dis plays healing powers over Mellnda Agulrre who took a hit from a pitch on Tuesday during third Inning action against faft The Lady Unicorns came up short 64 but District 284A playoff counterpart Canyon pulled out a 54 win over La Vemia HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL 1 Comal Bowl scores v UT tennis coach nears mark AUSTIN Snyder only the third mens tennis coach at the Uni versity of Texas in nearly 100 years is about to post a pretty impressive number Snyder who has directed UT since 1972 will have the chance at the South west Conference tournament Saturday to win his 600th dual match becoming only the sixth Division I coach to reach that mark His record of 598202 is fourthbest among active coaches behind Hawaiis Jim Schwitters Furmans Paul Scarpa 613362 and Pepperdines Glenn Bassett Scarpa and Bassett both reached 600 this season Schwitters coaches the mens and womens teams at Hawaii and has a combined record of If Snyders team which is seeded No 2 in the SWC tournament at Fort Wojth wins the quarterfinals match against sev enthseeded Baylor and the semifinals match Saturday afternoon he will hit players describe his record and longevity as Hopefully well get it for him before this year is said Steam Spurs aiming for 60win season Rare disease kills high school tennis player SAN days ago an oth Jackies mother Mary Aguirre was also trying to cope erwise healthy Jackie Rodriguez the best female tennis illness ihatclauiiedijKfceiiager Ms Aguirre took her daughter to the hospital the day befon Easter because in addition to apparent measles she taw the 14yevokl girl a also had a blister and her gums would not stop Weeding A rare blood otorder known it JW Hut Peggy doctor diagnosed her with IT y idiopathic thromhocy The disoixfcr causes the body to produce wuibpdies which attack and owt Wood platelets sonte tiines destroying hern faster than the body can make new VANCOUVER British Columbia AP T The San Antonjo Spurs like many of the NBAs elite are gearing up for the playoffs Still there is some business in the regular season to care pf first After the Spurs 9586 victory over the Vancouver Grizzlies on Tuesday night San Antonio needs to win its last two games to reach plateau for the second straight wesson Its a little bit tough not to think about the admitted David Robinson who kicked back for 18 min utes on the bench while his supporting cast took care of the NBAs worst teajn Theres still some goals left in he sea son We want to get to 60 wins and that means we have to win our next two But the playoffs are going to be a tig time for Sean Elliott scored 23 points shooting 7forlQ from the field and Avery John son shook off a biased pelvis to add 17 for the Spurs who regajnedjhejr poise after losing 12197 tp Portland   

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