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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 9, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 2 B 0 HeraldZeitung O Wednesday October Woods goes for second tour victory at Texas Open starting tomorrow By KELLEY SHANNON AP Sports Writer SAN ANTONIO AP Tiger Woods has won his first tournament as a pro Now hes aiming to qualify for the Tour Championship by reaching the top 30 on the PGA money list Winning this weeks Texas Open would help him do it and Woods makes it no secret hes shooting for another vic tory Every tournament I go to I try to win it flat out Thats Woods said Tuesday at La Cantera Golf Club You dont ever want to be a loser You want to be a Woods 20 won for the first time as a pro when he beat Davis Love III in a playoff to claim victory Sunday at the Las Vegas Invitational and qualify for the PGA Tour It was only his fifth tourna ment since turning pro Each time out the threetime Amateur champion has improved his performance He finished 60th at the Greater Milwaukee Open 11th at the Canadian Open fiAh at the Quad City Classic and third at the Open before posting his victory Sunday Woods winnings total plac ing him 40th on the PGA Tour money list If he finishes in the top30 he would qualify for the seasonending Tour Championship to be played Oct 2427 in Tulsa Okla He likely needs to win about in the last two tournaments to make it The million Texas Open pays the winner The tournament begins Thursday at La Cantera Im going to have to play very he said That hasnt been a problem for Woods this year who says his continual strong showings first as an amateur and then as a pro have kept him motivated Every tournament I go I try to win flat out Thats it You dont ovor want to be a loeer You want to be a win Tiger Woods Ive been playing awfully well and it makes it a lot easier to out there when Im playing real he said Reflecting on early hectic weeks as a pro Woods described his experience as a Its been awfully hard playing a lot playing more than I usually have in the he said The hardest part about being out here is no one is exactly my fcside 5 Joufdanton 4 Liberty 4 Abilene fi i1 rt jf t t 71 2 Converse 5OX 44vi 504 C Favre putting up MVP numbers again By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY Wis AP Brett Favre who celebrates his 27th birthday on Thursday is playing as well as he and maybe any other quarterback ever has In his last 16 games counting play offs Favre has thrown 49 touchdowns and just seven interceptions And that hasnt come against the leagues lightweights either In one of the finest sustained displays ever by a quarterback in the NFL began with an unlikely fivetouchdown per formance against Chicago at Lambeau Field last Nov 12 Favre was hampered that day by a bum ankle and a reduced game plan that stripped the rollouts and bootlegs at which he excels In that Bears game last year he was injured and couldnt do all that wild coach Mike Holmgren said I told him to let the system come to him Id like to think that helped I think he said Aha If Ive heard Mike say it once Ive heard him it a million times Just let the system work for Favre said And if I would do that I would com plete every The system is Holmgrens adaptation of the West Coast offense he picked up in San Francisco with its varied arsenal of multiple sets and quick slants Add Favre the cannonarmed swash buckler who brings cockiness compet itiveness and an uncanny knack for turn ing busted plays into big gains and you have a forceful mix that already has spawned one MVP award 4 La Marque 3 5 Sweetwater 500 4rl0 504 500 500 414 414 165 160 140 76 54 46 39 28 io Xi Kerens 6 Spear man 4 Gaiiado 3 Whitewright 3 Bangs 2 Charlotte 2 Hico 2 Rosette 2 DeLeon i Grand Saline 1 Industrial 1 New Diana 1 Panhandle 1 Tidehaven 1 Weimar 1 8 6 University Henderson 8 Clear Brook 10 Alice TVTj1 Also receiving votes Terrell 19 Navasota 18 Texas City 5 Burkeville 12 Denison 7 Brownwood 4 Saginaw Boswell 4 Brazosport 3 West Mesquite 3 Friendswood 2 7 Kress Hays Consolidated 1 Highland Park 1 Kilgore 1 Los Fres 8 Bartlett nos 1 Port NechesGroves 1 Sherman Class 3A 2 Columbus 1 3 Scaly 500 301 410 196 135 116 1 5 6 Class A 4 1 Windhorst 13 500 189 1 500 176 2 3 Celeste 1 500 157 3 4 Sunday 1 504 142 4 410 82 7 504 76 8 500 68 10 401 65 6 320 57 9 504 27 x Also receiving votes Granger 25 Bryson 6 Tenaha 6 Muenster 5 Cross Plains 3 Meridian 3 Nueces Canyon 3 Wink 3 Overton 2 Sudan 2 Agua Dulce 1 Alvord 1 Bronte I Red Raiders Hanspard running away from Big 12 into Heisman By MARK BABINECK Associated Press LUBBOCK Texas AP Byron Hanspards reaction to his 287yard rushing performance against Baylor last Sat urday mirrored each of his four straight 200yard games or his 11 consecutive 100yard games First the licensed minister thanked God Then he turned to his offensive line his Texas Tech coaches his fullback and anyone else who might have helped To be sure Hanspard would honor the waterboy and the mascot before basking in his rushing average which happens to be second best in the country The line has really been creating Hanspard said I cant give them enough Fortunately plenty of others are willing to heap praise on Hanspard and some are beginning to invoke the H word We knew going out there it was going to be a tremendous challenge for Baylor coach Chuck Reedy said after Hanspard romped for 347 total yards in a 4524 Tech victory Byron Hanspard would have my vote for the Heisman Trophy if I had The Baylor exhibition moved him into second place among Texas Techs career leaders in combined running and receiving yards and his six 200yard rushing games are Sports Briefs Karate kids winning gold for Lone Star Soryu Karate In preparation for the Super Grand World Championships of Martial Arts the Lone Star Soryu Karate competition team has been bringing home of the gold At the Karate Olympics in Houston the sixperson team had four first places three second places and four third places At the Texas Cup seven competitors captured two firsts three seconds and five thirds In the Fighting Gators of Louisiana the eightperson team brought home nine firsts five seconds and four thirds The competition team would like to thank the sponsors who made this possi ble All competitors of school age are honor students and must maintain high achievement scores The Super Grand Karate World Championship Games will be held No 26 in Washington The Copado team is expected to bring home world titles Anyone wishing to donate to the team should contact Lone Star Soryu Karate Byron Hanspard would have my vote for the Heisman Trophy iff I had Baylor coach Chuck Reedy two more than predecessor Byron Bam Morris now of the Baltimore Ravens The junior speedster has added power to his game this sea son something opposing cornerbacks have discovered in their ferocious sideline collisions at the conclusion of sweep plays I had the opportunity maybe the misfortune in my days at Clemson to face Herschel Walker and George Reedy said I dont think Ive been on the other side of the field against a better back than You can guess how Hanspard reacts to all the talk of postseason awards glory If God has the Heisman for me I will receive it but my focus is making it to a bowl he said Texas coach Slocum who has tutored star run ners such as Darren Lewis Rodney Thomas Greg Hill and Leeland McElroy in his tenure appreciates the stress the Heisman hype can have on an individual and a program Pictured below are top row lr Carlos Gomez Sensi Johnny Capado Scott Spillman and Javier Gomez middle Jordan Gomez Jospeh Gomez bottom Ronin Hackney Wade Panternuehl and Phillip Gomez Smithson Valley cross country runs well at Bandera Invitational The Smithson Valley boys cross country team did well in the Bandera Bulldog Cross Country Invitational last weekend Harry Farr finished in third place for the Rangers with a time of Matt Bailey finished in seventh place with a time of The varsity girls team finished in fourth place Lauren Forkner who finished in fifth place with a time of led the Rangers Rosemary Jimenez finished in 13th place followed by Jenna Griffin in 26th Anita Helman in 27th and Andrea Wilson in 32nd In the junior varsity boys race Luke Chilen finished first with a time of The Lone Star Soryu Karate competition team shows off their awards Low Fees Bails Free WeeitaaymTa Submitted photo Jon Jimenez was next finishing in second place for the Rangers with a time of In the junior varsity girls competition Staci Short finished in first with a time of Hannah Chilen finished in fifth followed by Lori Burton in 13th Ranger junior varsity continue undefeated season The Smithson Valley junior varsity foot ball team improved its record to 50 with a 3320 victory Friday afternoon over Austin Anderson Dustin Tondre started off the scoring for the Rangers on the first series with a 10 yard touchdown reception from Patrick Bailey The extrapoint attempt was no good Cody Bell scored on the next posses sion with a 40yard run Bailey passed to Shane Bulgerin for two points making the score 140 at the end of the first quarter Eliseo Saldana scored on the Rangers first play of the second quarter on a 55 yard run Marc Coleman added a 28yard field goal at the end of the half to make the score 230 On the Rangers first possession of the second half Bailey hit Travis Kempf on a 55yard touchdown pass to make the score 290 After a couple of Anderson scores Coleman answered with a 60yard touchdown run for the Rangers Mike Miller hit the extra point to put Smithson Valley up 3612 The Rangers travel to Canyon on Thursday Smithson Valley freshmen beat Anderson 288 The freshmen Smithson Valley Rangers football team extended its winning streak to five by beating Austin Anderson 288 Nick Moxley led the ground game while quarterback Matt Woodchick threw two touchdown passes to fullback Ian Flores Flores was also perfect on all four of his extrapoint attempts Matt Gomez Tony Kellogg and Eric Rust led the way on defense The next game for the freshman is at Canyon on Thursday Unicom junior varsity downed by Rockets 260 The New Braunfels junior varsity 1 was down 260 to the Judson Rockets late in the middle of the second quarter when Noah Haas scored on a 19yard touchdown run followed by a extra point by Tommy Taylor The Unicorns had a chance to cut the lead but fumbled on the Rockets 1 yard line The UnicornsjDut more points on the board when Murray Holden hit Taylor for a 37yard touchdown pass Taylor hit the extrapoint attempt to make the score 26 14 in favor of Judson After a Rockets touchdown the Unicorns drove the length of the field but fumbled again on the Rockets 1yard line Judson then scored on a 99yard touch down pass for a 4014 lead Haas then scored on a 13yard run to cut the lead to 4020 The try for the two point conversion was no good Unicom freshmen Blue team lose to Judson 2614 The New Braunfels freshmen Blue team lost to Converse Judson 2614 on Saturday Highlights of the game for the Unicorns were Eric Sultimiers punt return of 60 yards and Brad Marshalls two firsthalf touchdown runs The much improved White team lost 60 Matt Janca had a pass recep tion of 35 yards in an attempt to score at the end of the game Chad Salge also had an inter ception with one second left on the clock Local tennis players representing Texas at national championships New Braunfels tennis players Betty Fambrough Leslie Hendrie and Cyndi Miller will join their San Antonio teammates to represent Texas in the UTSA nation al championships The team from the Blossom Athletic Center will leave for Tucson Arizona tomorrow to compete in the tournament To earn a slot at the national tourna ment the San Antonio team won the UTSA Sectional Championship in Dallas in August Blossom defeated San Angelo Corpus Christi Ft Worth Dallas and Waco to make it to the nationals Submitted photo Betty Fambrough Leslie Hendrie and Cyndl Miller will be traveling to Tucson FOOTBALL CONTEST WEEK 5 Green Fee Cart Afternoon Sped After Green Fee Corf Free balls not included on afternoon Special a Free sleeve of Spaldlng Top Flile XLs Balls A Round of Golf Tee Time Required 2 Golfers Per Cart Not Valid with Tournaments attire required Outings Welcome 2 10 7V I Bring Thto Keslneesl Price COIHMMI PUy FINEST QKEENS III TEXAS WMkdiys Reg Price plus tax WMtonds ft Holidays Reg Price plus tax TM CWPM Nsi NT TtwsMMji ProfMr Attire Worn HUtT CALLFOW Til TUtt MmmhmnUu 300 ChapiiTal Dr sojuiniW7ei65 i THE WINNER THIS WEEK with a perfect score of 14 correct picks is MIKE GARCIA Mike wins the gift certificate courtesy of The Gruene Mansion Restaurant Five contestants turned in a 131 record this week They Gary Erben Lonnie Caddell Bob Moss Billy Bob Weatherly Greg Gunderson OVERALL LEADERS for the Grand Prize Trip to Las Vegas courtesy of Ascot Travel Larry M Klein 54 Joe Partida 53 Bob Moss 52 Billy Bob Weatherly 50 Gary Erben 46 Flo Sultemeier 45 and Robert Douglas 45 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung
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