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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 20, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZfiituna n Thursday 1QQ7 n 1 n tt To taltt witH Sports Editor Tom ErlcksorVabout Sports Day call 6259144 Ext 223 Readers can send email to HZsports@aol.com IB Comil County Sports Events are listed according to timeliness and as space allows Face painting available Friday at NBHS New Braunfels High School supporters will be showing their Unicorn Pride this week as they attend the football and volley ball playoff games with sparkling unicorns on their faces Jean Wilson will be at the NBHS cafeteria Friday from until game time to do face painting Proceeds will benefit Communities In Schools and the Missoula Childrens theatre For more information call the Communities In Schools office at6206200 T Bar M Tennis Ranch NB Junior Open T Bar M Tennis Ranch will sponsor the New Braunfels Junior Open on Saturday All are wel come to participate For more information call Paul Domanski at 6257738 T Bar M Tennis Ranch Adult Doubles toumey T Bar M Tennis Ranch will sponsor its third annual Thanksgiving Adult Doubles tournament on Sunday The event which is open to all adult playersrtoill use a keep your partner format For more information call Paul Domanski at NB Jr League Basketball Registrations are now being accepted forthe New Braunfels Junior League Basketball 1998 season Boys and girls in grades fourththrough sixthgrades may register at Vivroux Sporting Goods The fee is The deadline to register is Nov 29 For more information call 6290141 MetroJrs Volleyball Club to conduct ttyouts The MetroJrs Volleyball Club will conduct tryouts Nov 23 and Dec 7 at the Seguin High School gym Tryouts for 12to 14yearolds are scheduled for 2 to 4 and from to for 16to 18yearolds A fee includes a Tshirt and registration For more information call Gary Klasing at 9769 Red McCombs Jingle Bell The third annual Red McCombs Jingle Bell is spheduled for Dec 13 at Landa Park Proceeds from the event will benefit Family Outreach Registration is early and on race day and for the kids race or without a T shirt Registration forms are avail able at Comprehensive Fitness in New Braunfels and Fleet Feet Sports In San Antonio participants are encour aged to bring a canned good or toy for donation to charity For more information call Susan Phillips EVENTS at 609 5030 Houston select baseball team The Houston Panthers a select baseball team is seek ing talented arid motivated players to compete in state and national tournaments The Panthers will make a run at their third consecutive World SerTes appearance lri1998 Interested players who will be 13 by July should call Mike at 281 35Q0668 or 281 3634316 dominate 284A AllDistrict Cougarettes Smithson Valley each put four players on the first team From staff reports Much like they did during the reg ular season and playoffs the Rangers and Cougarcttcs dominated the District 284A AllDistrict volleyball team which was released on Wednesday Eight of the 10 players on the first team were either Cougarettcs or Rangers Canyon players on the first team are junior outside hitter Tiffany Weidner senior middle blocker Call Courtney and senior setters Kylie Adams and Becky Boehle Representing Smithson Valley on the first team are senior outside hitter Sasha Horner junior outside hitter Kiley Shipley and senior setters Christy Ballman and Cam Cunningham Eryn Hamilton and Jennifer Elliott of Hays were also named to the 28 4A first team Smithson Valley finished first in the district followed by the Cougarettcs and Rebels The Rangers had three players on the AllDistrict second team and the Cougarettes had two Tiffany McCoy Rita Olfers and Sarah Douglass made the team from Smithson Valley and Douglass are seniors and Olfers is a sophomore Canyons Amie Barranco and Kelly Parrish who arc both seniors also made the second team CHS players who made honorable mention are senior Mandy Freeman and sophomore Courtney Beach Smithson Valley seniors Amber Steubing and Kelly Meszler were also given honorable mention status TWanyWeWrter OH Canyon Jr 284A All District Volleyball Teams Sarah Douglass DS SmWwon Valtay 8r Amle Canyon Sr Honorabte Mention Mancly Freeman OH Canyon Sr Courtney Beach MB Canyon Soph Ashley Meyer MB Hays Soph Amber Sfeubtng MB SmRhson Valtoy Sr Kelly Moszter Ob SmHhson Valley Sr Urkfeey Uerche OH Lockhart Sr Relna Isbell OH Bastrop Sr Brands Soza OH Basfrap Jr Marianne Rocso OH Del Valle Sr Krislie Lucas OH Gonzatea Sr Crjerlsh Christian S Gonzatos Sr Hblli WiStersbri OH Gonzafes Soph Jennifer Vitehes DS Lockhart Sr Tanya Rodriguez OH Hays Soph Afsenah Ortiz MB Del Vails Jr Sasha Homer OH Smlttwon VaHay Sr Jennifer Enott MB Hays Jr Ofltt Courtney MB Canyon Sr Crtrtety Bellman S SmKrtaon Valley 8r 8 Canyon Sr Becky Boehte DS Canyon Sr Cfcml Curmlnfiham DS Jr Second Town KW Parrtah OH Canyon Sr Erica Nunn OH Del ttfteny McCoy OH Smlttwon Valley Sr RKa Otters MB SmRhfton Valley Soph Heather Young MB Lockhart Jr Rene Ragsdate S Hays Sr SIMILAR STORIES DIFFERENT TEAMS HeraldZeitunq photo by Michael Damall Smithson Valley senior Taylor Jordan right hopes to play in Fridays playoff game with Austin Reagan Jordan broke his collarbone at Del Valle on Oct 24 HoraldZoitung photo by Michnel Darnall New Cooper Cogdell 2 has made a successful recovery from an Injury to his left knee just one year after he missed the entire season with a similar ailment Jordan Cogdell fight back from lateseason injuries Broken collarbone wont slow down this Ranger ByTOMERICKSON Sports Editor SMITHSON VALLEY Taylor Jordan didnt have very fond memories of the Rangers 476 win at Del Valle on Oct 24 Thats because the senior safety spent most of the game in extreme pain Jordan who also sees action on special teams dislocated his left shoulder and broke his right collarbone on the third play of the game Hes been on the sidelines ever since but appears ready for a comeback in Fridays area playoff game with Austin Reagan Class 4A Playoffs Austin Reagan 65 at Smithson Valley Friday Ranger Stadium Radio It feels a lot better this Jordan said on Wednesday I tried to come back last week but if I put any weight on the collar it was kind of unbearable I gave it another week to heal up I kind of feel it here and there but its something Im going to have to get But thats much better than getting used to not playing at all something Jordan said was harder than he imagined Its been killing he said of his time Turn to Jordan Page 2B NBHS senior knows lots about ligament ailments ByTOMERICKSON Sports Editor Cooper Cogdell is somewhat of an expert on knee injuries He isnt New Braunfels version of Doogic Howser cither Instead the senior safety got his knowledge from firsthand experience Cogdell missed all of the 1996 season when he tore the ante rior cruciate ligament in his right knee After making a successful comeback this season he again feared the worst when the ACL in his left knee was torn in the Unicorns loss to MacArthur on Oct 24 Class 5A Playoffs San Antonio East Central 92 at New Braunfels Friday Unicom Stadium Radio KGNB 1420 AM Fortunately Cor Cogdell ho was iblc lo make a return in Itisl weeks bidistrict playoff game with Sm Marcos While his knee isnt at 100 percent of its strength Cogdells determination and altitude seems to have made up the difference and then some I think it has to do with his attitude and his NBI IS coach Tim Kingsbury said He worked so hard in the offseason and hes one of our strongest play Turn to Cogdell Page 28 Spurs Robinson extend Warriors winless streak to nine SAN ANTONIO AP David Robinson scored 21 points and Tim Duncan added 19 as San Antonio dealt Golden State its ninth straight loss to start the season 10887 Wednesday night Golden States 09 start is the worst in fran chise history It also matches the Denver Nuggets abysmal start to the current season Despite not playing in the fourth quarter Robinson the NBAs leading scorer led San Antonio in scoring and rebounding He had 11 boards to Duncans 10 The Spurs outscored Golden State 2614 at the free throw line including 13ofl6 shooting by Robinson The Spurs who had lost two in a row to the Lakers and Timberwolvcs led by as many as 23 points and improved to 73 Latrell Sprewell had 20 points for the Warriors who last led 76 in the opening min utes Donyell Marshall added 16 San Antonio outrebounded the Warriors 36 and made a seasonhigh eight 3pointers including three by Chuck Person and two apiece by Sean Elliott and Jaren Jackson The Warriors were only lfor9 from 3point line San Antonio will play at Seattle Friday and at Utah on Saturday Magic 96 Cavaliers 93 OT CLEVELAND AP Derek Slrong came off the bench to score 20 points and the Orlando Magic erased a 20point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 9693 in overtime Wednesday night The Magic who won their fourth straight wilhout injured Penny Hardaway outscored Cleveland 3116 in the fourth and 96 in the extra period to deny the Cavs the victo ry in franchise history Darrell Armstrong had 18 off the bench including a steal and layup with 14 seconds left that sent the game into overtime The Cavs nearly atoned for blowing the big lead when Wesley Person hil a 3poinler with 14 seconds left in overtime then stole the inbnunds pass I3ut he missed the ensuing 3point attempt and Shawn Kemp missed another one as I he clock expired Nets 108 Celtics 100 EAST RUTIIIRIOKD AP Jayson Williams had 27 points and 13 rebounds and the New Jersey Nets made the Celtics lose their cool their fourgame winning streak with a 108100 victory on Wednesday night Cdacli Rick Pilino and Anloine Walker were ejected during he second half as he Celtics saw Turn to NBA Page 2B Bobcat women get new opponent SWT basketball team to face Houston Flight From staff reports SAN MARCOS The Southwest Texas womens basketball exhibition game set for 7 tonight has been changed to school officials said Tuesday The Bobcats opponent has also changed SWT will play the Houston Flight instead of the Central Texas AAU in Strahan Coliseum The Bobcats defeated the Mexican National Team 8747 in their exhibition opener on Monday night Senior Lisa Ceasar and sopho more Jocelyn Browning each scored 16 points with Browning making four of her six 3point attempts Junior Jobina Lugrand grabbed nine rebounds to lead the team and Ceasar had seven Senior Jerrie Cooper added 11 points for the Bobcats and sophomore Nathelie Daniels had JO Bobcat baseball team signs six new recruits this fall SAN MARCOS In the largest fall signing of his tenure Southwest Texas baseball coach Howard Dushong has landed six recruits dur ing the 1997 NCAA fall period Five of the six players are pitchers This was an extremely produc tive recruiting Bushong said We went out and signed exactly what we wanted to SWT notebook The Bobcats signed righthanded pitchers Rhett Riviere Garrett Gatcheli and Jacob Casanova and lefthanders Mike Huddleston and Cory Stewart Riviere was 72 last season for Austin St Michaels ing AllState honors Casanova was 50 last spring for Kingwood High School Huddleston posted a 41 record for San Antonio Madison High School including a pair of twohit shutouts during he regular season a playoff victory over San Marcos Stewart posted a 92 record and Turn to Bobcats Page 2B Heres Johnny Former Spur Johnny Moore right visits with students at Canyon High School on Wednesday Moore spoke to the student body about the importance of staying In school and away from drugs HBraldZeltung photo by Torn Eilckson   

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