New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 9, 1997, Page 9

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 09, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 9, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung O Tuesday December O 9 The Press Comal County Sports From Page 8 NB Girls Softball Assn The New Braunfels Girls Softball Association will con duct registrations from 6 to 9 on Monday and Dec 18 at the Landa Park Recreation Center For more information call Connie File at 6294767 Jonathan Hull at 6297850 or Roger Fowler at 9052168 Baseball evaluation camp Major league baseball scout Red Murff will conduct an eval uation camp for junior and senior high school baseball players interested in college or Dec 2021 in Brenham Murff has logged more than 40 years in professional base ball as a player manager and scout Each participant will receive one day of testing on his field ing throwing running and hit ting Pitchers will also be judged on their throwing from the mound Results will be complied and put into a catalog sent to all college and professional coaches in Texas Louisiana Arkansas Oklahoma or any other designated colleges Each camper will receive a copy of Murffs book The Scout Registration is per person For more information call Frank Dorner at 281 469 6721 To register send a check to AAU Baseball Frank Dorner Regions 8 and 9 Chairperson 10030 Ash Fork Houston TX 77064 NBHS Sports video The New Braunfels High School AllSports Boosters and Band Boosters are offering a unique actionpacked video of Unicorn sports footage from the fall 1997 championship season Each video is Preproduc tion has already begun and the video WillInclude footage from the football volleyball cross country track tennis golf and swim teams Also included is the Unicorn marching band varsity cheer leaders and Monoceras dance team pep squad and Swarm Final production will begin when all football and volleyball footage is available but deliv ery is expected by Christmas To order a tape make checks payable to AllSports Boosters and send orders to the high school 2551 N Loop 337 attention Sports Roller Hockey Ranch accepting registrations The Roller Hockey Ranch is now accepting registrations for its next season which will begin on Jan 17 The ranch is located off Interstate 35 at the Engel Road exit in the Engel Road Industrial Park It features the areas only lighted regulation size proquality roller hockey rink Registrations wili be accept ed until Jan 11 Players who register before the end of December will receive a com plimentary 30day unlimited pickup hockey membership For more information call Michael Eakman at 6090777 Comhuskers still pursuing national title Briefs By MICHAEL A LUTZ AP Sports Writer From Page 8 spring Its an extreme honor to receive the recognition and be appointed to the Bushong said It will give me a perfect opportunity to be more involved and have input into the selection process I will be a voice for both Southwest Texas and the Southland Bushong in his fifth season at SWT has a 116112 record He coached the Bobcats to the Southland Conference postseason championship in May and a trip to the NCAA regional in Lubbock where SWT defeated the Red Raiders and Clemson before losing to Rice in an elimination game Bushong will work on the regional advisory panel with Nicholls State athletic director Mike Knight UAB baseball coach Pete Rancont and Jackson State coach Robert Braddy for four of the five Big 12 teams advancing to the bowl season its a joy to be there For No 2 Nebraska its about a national championship The Comhuskers will challenge No 3 Tennessee in the Orange Bowl on New Years Day retaining hopes of overtaking Rose Bowlbound No 1 Michigan for a national title They Tennessee are the No 3 team and that was the highest ranked team available to Nebraska coach Tom Osborne said Now we have a chance to get something done nation Michigan will play No 8 Washington State in the Rose Bowl while the Comhuskers travel a famil iar path to the Orange Bowl While the Comhuskers try for a national title No 20 Texas will Scoreboard Golf Landa Ladles Golf Association Tournament Results Dec 3 Event Low Net 28 Players 3 Flights AFllght 10 Players Handicaps to 24 First Place Dorothy Brooks 69 Second Place Beebe 70 Third Place tie Sue Hoover 71 Betty Meeves 71 BFlight 9 Players Handicaps 2532 First Place Sarah Delashmutt 64 Second Place Maxine Reisbig 70 Third Place tie Jane Lee 73 Mary Kay Twite 73 CFlight 9 Players Handicaps 3338 First Place Sally Matney 68 Second Place tie Marge Kirk 73 Rose Langford 73 Football Canyon Cougar Varsity Football 1997 Academic AllDistrict Team Kenny Brunette Soph Chris Easley Sr Brian Behrend Jr Jonathan Meurin Jr Reed Boyd Jr Chip Adams Fr Grant Sitta Sr Stephen Brockman Jr Jassin Abrego Jr Jay Rierson Soph Matt Harper Sr Matt Rector jji jj Si Sfc Chance Weaver Sr Travis Krug Jr Justin Eulberg Soph DALLAS AP High school football playoff results pairings CLASS 5A DIVISION I SEMIFINALS Longview 36 Duncanville 21 Katy35 Taft 16 FINALS Longview 140 vs Katy noon Saturday Astrodome DIVISION II REGIONAL FINALS REGION I Flower Mound Marcus 38 Abilene Cooper 14 REGION II Tyler John Tyler 24 Lake Highlands 7 REGION III Alief Hastings 38 Beaumont West Brook 22 REGION IV New Braunfels 29 SA MacArthur 21 3 OT SEMIFINALS Flower Mound Marcus 122 vs Tyler John Tyler 4 Saturday Texas Stadium Irving Allef Hastings 131 vs New Braunfels 8 Saturday Astrodome Houston also return to familiar ground against No 5 tpLA in the Cotton Bowl for merly tied in with the defunct Southwest Conference No 10 Kansas State will play No 14 Syracuse in the Fiesta Bowl No 19 Missouri will play State in the Holiday Bowl and No 24 Oklahoma State will play No 17 Purdue in the Alamo Bowl The Aggies lost big to the Comhuskers 5415 on Saturday in the Big 12 championship game but coach Slocum doesnt think that will affect his team I think sometimes those really heartbreaking losses where youre right on the brink of winning except for a turnover or missed pass those are the hardest to deal Slocum said But you take a game like the other night we played hard but we played a team that was better than us on that CLASS 4A DIVISION I SEMIFINALS Corsicana 48 Canyon Randall 28 Texas City 39 Waco Midway 15 FINALS Corsicana 122 vs Texas City 4 Saturday Astrodome Houston DIVISION II REGIONAL FINALS REGION I Denison 39 Sweetwater 0 REGION II Mount Pleasant 14 Terrell 7 REGION III La Marque 41 LCMauriceville 20 REGION IV CC Calallen 28 EdcouchElsa 7 SEMIFINALS Denison 140 vs Mount Pleasant 2 Saturday Homer B Johnson Stadium Garland La Marque 113 vs CC Calallen 2 Saturday Buccaneer Stadium Corpus Christi CLASS 3A REGIONAL FINALS REGION I Aledo 45 Breckenridge 17 REGION II Commerce 38 LindenKildare 27 REGION III La Grange 48 Columbus 20 REGION IV Sealy 31 Cuero 0 SEMIFINALS Aledo 140 vs Commerce Friday Homer B Johnson Stadium Garland La Grange 122 vs Sealy Friday Astrodome Houston Oklahoma State is advancing to a bowl game for the first time in nine seasons The Cowboys lost three of their last five games two in overtime but that doesnt cloud coach Bob Simmons view I dont have any regrets how we finished the Simmons said I thought we played well down the stretch We started out 60 and then got in some tough games that could have gone either way so I dont see that as a team backsliding We finishedup with a win over Baylor I feel good about this football team There is nothing negative in whats going on at Oklahoma State this past Kansas State jumped over higher ranked UCLA and North Carolina to get into the alliance bowls giving coach Bill Snyder yet another recruit ing a victory would help even more Cotton Bowl to parking DALLAS to the Cotton Bowl game between No 5 UCLA and No 20 Texas will go on officials announced Monday Tickets this year will sell for each with parking passes going for each Texas which to sell at least tickets of the seats has begun taking ticket orders from the Aggies current season tickets The deadline for their order forms to be in the ticket office in College Station is Friday Texas student tickets go on sale Wednesday The general public can order tickets by calling 888 9924443 or 8452311 on weekdays Certainly the alliance seems to be an elitist group that draws national attention but its all based on if you Snyder said The greatest recognition comes at game time You hateto lay eggs on national televi Missouri completed its turnaround season by cheering for Kansas State when the bowl invitations were Granger 22 Celeste 19 FINALS Wheeler 113 vs Granger Saturday Shotwell Stadium Abilene SIXMAN SEMIFINALS Borden County 68 Lazbuddie 22 Panther Creek 36 Trinidad 32 FINALS Borden County 141 vs Panther Creek 2 Saturday Wylie High School sta dium Abilene College Bowl Games At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times CST Saturday Dec 20 Las Vegas Bowl At Las Vegas Air Force 102 vs Oregon 5 ESPN2 Thursday Dec 25 BlueGray Classic At Montgomery Ala Blue vs Gray Noon ABC Aloha Bowl At Honolulu Michigan State 74 vs Washington ABC Friday Dec 26 Motor City Bowl At Pontlac Mich Marshall 102 vs Mississippi 7 ESPN Saturday Dec 27 Heritage Bowl At Atlanta South Carolina State 92 vs Southern University ESPN Bowl At Tucson Ariz Arizona 65 vs New Mexico 7 Sunday Dec 28 Independence Bowl At Shreveport La LSD 83 vs Notre Dame 7 ESPN Monday Dec 29 Humanitarian Bowl At Boise Idaho Utah State 65 vs Cincinnati ESPN2 Carquest Bowl At Miami Georgia Tech 65 vs West Virginia TBS Holiday Bowl At San Diego Missouri 74 vs Colorado State 7 ESPN Tuesday Dec 30 Alamo Bowl At San Antonio Oklahoma State 83 vs Purdue 7 ESPN Wednesday Dec 31 Sun Bowl At El Paso Texas Arizona State 83 vs Iowa 1 CBS Liberty Bowl At Memphis Term Pittsburgh 65 vs Southern Mississippi 8 ESPN Fiesta Bowl At Tempo Ariz Kansas State 101 vs Syracuse 6 CBS Thursday Jan 1 Outback Bowl At Tampa Fla Wisconsin 84 vs Georgia 10 ESPN Gator Bowl At Jacksonville Fla North Carolina 101 vs Virginia Tech NBC Citrus Bowl At Orlando Fla Penn State 92 vs Florida noon ABC Cotton Bowl At Dallas Texas 93 vs UCLA CBS Rose Bowl At Pasadena Calif Michigan 110 vs Washington State 4 ABC Sugar Bowl At New Orleans Florida State 101 vs Ohio State 7 ABC CLASS 2A REGIONAL FINALS REGION I Stanton 21 Lockney 20 REGION II Italy 28 Celina 20 REGION III Alto i6 Elysian Fields 6 REGION IV Rogers 35 Refugio 21 SEMIFINALS Stanton 140 vs Italy Saturday Gordon Wood Stadium Brownwood Alto 140 vs Rogers Friday Kyle Field College Station Saturday Jan 10 EastWest Shrine Classic At Stanford Calif East vs West 3 ESPN Saturday Jan 17 Senior Bowl At Mobile Ala North vs South TBS Sunday Jan 18 Hula Bowl At Walluku Maul South vs North 3 ESPN Happy hunter Photo submitted Tyler Hollmig 16 harvested this 130pound 19point deer in Vai Verde County 15 miles northeast of Del Rio The deer had a 16inch spread extended on Sunday Our football team was watching ESPN for the alliance pairings and when they announced that Kansas State was going to the Fiesta Bowl our guys jumped and cheered because it meant we were going to the Holiday coach Larry Smith said Its one of the few times youll see our guys cheering for Kansas Sprewell will speak with media later today Friday Jan 2 Peach Bowl At Atlanta Clemson 74 vs Auburn 2 ESPN Orange Bowl At Miami Nebraska 120 vs Tennessee 7 CBS CLASS 1A SEMIFINALS Wheeler 35 Munday 12 National Football League At A Glance All Times CST By The Associated Press AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pet PF PA New England 950 643 334 253 Miami 950 643 327 272 Jets 860 571 307 274 Buffalo 680 429 220 316 Indianapolis 2 12 0 143 244 362 Central yPittsburgh 10 4 0 714 342 270 Jacksonville 950 643 354 295 Tennessee 770 500 298 283 Baltimore 5 8 1 393 291 310 Cincinnati 590 357 308 367 West yKansas City 1130 786 321 212 yDenver 11 3 0 786 417 250 Seattle 680 429 305 332 Oakland 4 10 0 286 294 377 San Diego 4 10 0 286 256 358 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pet PF PA Giants 8 5 1 607 257 248 Washington 7 6 1 536 282 227 Philadelphia 6 7 1 464 268 317 Dallas 680 429 273 263 Arizona 3 11 0 214 244 326 Central xGreenBay 11 3 0 786 360 251 Tampa Bay 950 643 268 217 Minnesota 860 571 302 i17 Detroit 770 500 352 283 Chicago 3 11 0 214 235 380 West xSan Francisco 122 0 857 332 210 Carolina 770 500 237 253 Atlanta 680 429 274 315 New Orleans 590 357 197 292 St Louis 4 10 0 286 259 328 xwon division title yclinched playoff berth Thursdays Game Cincinnati 41 Tennessee 14 Sundays Games Chicago 20 Buffalo 3 Pittsburgh 35 Denver 24 Green Bay 17 Tampa Bay 6 New England 26 Jacksonville 20 New York Giants 31 Philadelphia 21 Kansas City 30 Oakland 0 St Louis 34 New Orleans 27 Baltimore 31 Seattle 24 Atlanta 14 San Diego 3 Indianapolis 22 New York Jets 14 San Francisco 28 Minnesota 17 Washington 38 Arizona 28 Miami 33 Detroit 30 Mondays Game Carolina 23 Dallas 13 Saturday Dec 13 Washington at New York Giants Pittsburgh at New England 3 Sunday Dec 14 Dallas at Cincinnati noon Detroit at Minnesota noon Tennessee at Baltimore noon Jacksonville at Buffalo noon Miami at Indianapolis noon Philadelphia at Atlanta noon Tampa Bay at New York Jets noon Arizona at New Orleans 3 Green Bay at Carolina 3 Kansas City at San Diego 3 Seatde at Oakland 3 Chicago at St Louis 7 Monday Dec 15 Denver at San Francisco 8 Basketball Tuesdays Area Games Girls Floresville at Canyon Smithson Valley at Fredericksburg Boys Lanier at Smithson Valley Austin Johnston at Canyon 8 Mondays College Basketball Major Scores By The Associated Press EAST Army 74 Yale 65 Duquesne 74 W Kentucky 64 Lafayette 81 Haverford 44 Penn St 85 George Mason 46 St Francis NY 84 Lehigh 73 Vermont 95 Holy Cross 59 SOUTH Belmont 77 Liberty 51 Centenary 69 NW Louisiana 58 East Carolina 67 SW Louisiana 64 Morehead St 65 Marshall 50 MIDWEST Bradley 63 Michigan 58 Illinois 88 Maine 69 NE Illinois 82 Dominican III 49 SOUTHWEST Alcorn St 82 Bluff 68 Arizona 83 Baylor 68 Texas 91 Sam Houston St 68 Tulsa 93 Morgan St 56 TOURNAMENTS Franklin National Bank Classic Championship George Washington 70 Maryland 66 Third Place Kansas 89 Penn 71 The Top Twenty Five By The Associated Press The top 25 teams in The Associated Press1 mens basketball poll with firstplace votes in parentheses records through Dec 7 total points based on 25 points for a firstplace vote through one point for a 25thplace vote and previous ranking Record Pts Pvs 1 Duke 49 80 1 2 North Carolina 19 90 3 3 Kansas 1 81 2 4 Kentucky 61 7 5 South Carolina 50 5 6 Arizona 52 4 7 50 9 8 Purdue 62 6 9 Utah 70 11 10 Iowa 60 10 11 Stanford 50 12 12 UCLA 31 949 15 13 Connecticut 71 904 13 14 New Mexico 51 830 8 15 Arkansas 60 712 18 16 Florida St 61 575 19 17 Clemson 52 553 17 18 Fresno St 31 548 16 19 Maryland 42 480 23 20 Temple 41 467 20 21 Mississippi 41 384 14 22 Princeton 60 271 25 23 Georgia 52 171 21 24 Georgia Tech 51 140 22 25 Wake Forest 61 127 24 Others receiving votes Rhode Island 82 Syracuse 79 Texas Christian 71 Hawaii 61 Miami 60 Marquette 46 Michigan 32 Saint Louis 29 Tennessee 21 West Virginia 19 Oklahoma St 17 Minnesota 16 Louisville 15 Mississippi St 14 Oklahoma 11 Colorado St 9 Texas 9 Arizona St 6 UNLV 6 N Carolina St 5 Massachusetts 3 Cincinnati 2 Gonzaga 2 Murray St 2 Washington 2 Ball St 1 Indiana 1 South Alabama 1 By ROB GLOSTER AP Sports Writer OAKLAND Calif AP Latrell Sprewell fired by Golden State and banned from the NBA for a year plans to break his silence Tuesday about his attack on coach Carlesimo A spokeswoman for Sprewells agent Arn Tellem said Monday that Sprewell will be joined by Tellem and NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter at the 5 EST news conference The spokeswoman said she did not know if attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr would attend the conference Sprewell and Tellem have consulted with Cochran who successfully defended OJ Simpson on murder charges Sprewell a threetime AllStar guard was fired by the Warriors and suspended by the NBA after attack ing Carlesimo twice at practice last week Sprewell received the longest non drug suspension in NBA history last Thursday hours after the Warriors terminated the final three years of his fouryear million contract Witnesses said Sprewell grabbed Carlesimo by the throat and threat ened to kill him About 15 minutes later Sprewell returned to practice and confronted the coach again The players union has filed griev ances against the NBA and the Warriors arguing the penalties against Sprewell were excessive The case will be heard by Fordham Law School Dean John Feerick no earlier than Jan 4 In two interviews last week Sprewell admitted he was wrong to have attacked Carlesimo and apolo gized to fans and his family and friends for the incident But he did not apologize to Carlesimo and said the coach provoked the attack with his verbal abuse of Sprewell through out this season Kurt Robinson who identified himself as Sprewells attorney told KNBRAM on Monday that Sprewell called Carlesimo over the weekend and apologized to the coach Spree did apologize to Robinson told KNBR What he didnt want to do was a public apology in the media He felt it was a mantoman situation and one of those things that happens between men sometimes where you just feel that what is said to you is of such a magnitude that you must address it He felt it should be addressed man toman between him and Carlesimo and thats what he Robinson who did not return calls to his office also told the radio sta tion that the apology was accepted and I also understand Carlesimo also apologized to The Warriors refused Monday evening to comment on Robinsons claims saying Due to the pending litigation we have no comment on the Subscribe to the Herald Zeitung CaU 6259144 ;