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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                2B O HeraldZeitung C3 Thursday December The Press Coma County Sports From Page 1B Courtyard Shopping Center Packet pickup will be avail able through Friday at Comprehensive Fitness Fleet Feet Sports and For Goodness Sake All participants are encour aged to bring a canned good or toy for donation to charity Breakfast tacos from the Pinto Ranch Grill will be available at the race For more information call Susan Phillips EVENTS at 609 5030 NB Girls Softball Assn TJie 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 Fite 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 professional careers 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 Formore information FranfTDorner at 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 videos 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 Preproduction has already begun and the video will include footage from the foot ball 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 The video will be available after Christmas and will include footage from all football games To order a tape make checks payable to AllSports Boosters and send orders to the high school 2551 N Loop 337 attention Sports CHS Fall Sports Banquet Canyon High School will con duct its Fall Sports Banquet at Jan 8 in the com mons area at CHS Parents and boosters are invited to attend and recognize varsity participants in volleyball cross country cheerleading and football Bob DeBesse head football coach at Southwest Texas will be the featured speaker A barbecue dinner will be served Tickets are each and can be purchased in the front office at the high school Seating is limited and the dead line to buy tickets is 2 Jan 6 For more information on the banquet call Carl Gustafson at 6291110 For ticket information call Rusty Brockman at 6295460 Clay George at 6092235 or Gary Boyd at 210 6515834 River City Classic gets started tonight From staff reports Smithson Valley Fox Tech Alamo Heights Jourdanton Lubbock Eslacado and Wimberley will join host schools New Braunfels and Canyon at the threeday River City Classic girls basketball tournament which begins tonight Firstround games at Canyon High School include EstacadoWimberley at 6 and CanyonJourdanton at At New Braunfels High School Smithson Valley will face Alamo Heights at 6 followed by the Unicorns and Fox Tech at New Braunfels boys 59 Austin Lanier 53 Jason Leach scored 18 points and David Brawner added 16 as the Unicorn boys improved to 53 with a 5953 win Tuesday over Lanier New Braunfels led 1513 after the first quarter and 2825 at halflime Jacob Manning had 13 points and Mike Miori pitched in Jor seven The Unicorns will face Harlandale at Friday in the first round of the Alamo Heights Tournament Smithson Valley boys 60 Lanier 58 SMITHSON VALLEY Merz broke a 5858 tie with two free throws at the end of the game to help the Rangers beat Lanier 605 S on Tuesday Jason Ivey led Smithson Valley with 19 points and Merz added 15 The Rangers improved to 53 with the victory and will play in the Marble Falls Tournament this week end Fredericksburg girls 60 Smithson Valley 26 FREDERICKSBURG Morgan Henry scored 12 points and Naomi Eckert added 10 as Fredericksburg blasted the Smithson Valley girls 60 26 on Tuesday NEWBfiAUNFELS Game 2 Thursday Fox Tech GameS 6 Friday NBHS Game 6 Friday SMITHSON VALLEY NBHS Game 10 CONSOLATION Saturday NBHS Gamel 6 Thursday NWIS Wimberley CANYON Game 12 CHAMPIONSHIP Saturday NBHS Game 4 Thursday XtlB Wimberley Game 7 6 Friday CHS GameS Friday CHS Lubbock Estacado Game 9 Seventh place 9 Saturday NBHS Game 3 6 Thursday CR3 Wimberiey Game 11 Third place noon Saturday NBHS Angels on the soccer field Photo submitted The Angels Heat finished first at the Under 15 Division I girls division at the Alamo Classic Tournament last month The Angels defeated the Arlington Lightning 42 in overtime in the final match Rose Loughlin and Ashley Weil of Canyon Lake play on the team The Angels Under 14 Division I team has space on its roster for impact players and a goalie born between Aug and July If interested call David at 210 4967594 or Steve at 210 4001005 Osborne Reed From Page IB representatives from the Olympic committees were there to watch the What the fans and officials saw was a dominating per formance by the Australians who won the womens mens and junior womens races Our team didnt do very Reed said We brought an elite team and they didnt win anything The age groups that did the best were 45 on Reed was able to stay in Australia after the race and go on a safari thanks to No Limits which sponsored her trip by paying for the air plane tickets No Limits is a Texasbased sportswear company and Reed became the first senior athlete to be sponsored for such an event Power Bur another of Reeds sponsors also helped finance the trip I enjoyed getting to know people from all over the world but I also got to see some of my German friends said Reed who was born and raised in Germany Ive raced in three Ironmans two of which were in Hawaii and the other was in Reed said she enjoys staying in shape and encourages others to do the same Im willing to help any seniors who need help with a training she said Its never too late to start Walking for 30 minutes each day and eating right are the keys to getting on the right From Page 1B No one won as consistently as Tom Switzer said He won every year and a lot of times he was undefeated What more could he do Osborneweathered is redenf years over his decisions tb allow players facing criminal charges to stay on the field In 1995 he rein stated star tailback Lawrence Phillips to the team even after Phillips plead ed no contest to charges of assaulting a former girlfriend Osbornes decision follows the recent retirements of two of the most prominent coaches in college sports Eddie Robinson of Division IAA Grambling the winningest coach in college football and Dean Smith of North Carolina the winningest coach in college basketball With 15hour days routine for many coaches Osborne said it was time to slow down What Ive come to realize over the last three months is that Im not going to sustain that pace for any length of he said He had heart bypass surgery 13 years ago and was hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat last month He was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation which can produce varied and irregu lar heartbeats and Osborne said patients are sometimes at risk for strokes Osborne predicted the Huskers would change little under Solich an 18year assistant who has for years worked closely with Osborne in designing Nebraskas offense I dont know how you replace Tom Osborne as much as you follow Solich told about 300 people at the crowded news conference In his 25 years nobody has equaled Osfaorne has a 254493 record and hopes to finish with win No 255 He said he didnt think his decision would affect the resolve of the Cornhuskers 120 to beat Tennessee 111 in the Orange Bowl Nonetheless he said he hasnt even about V slate right said He also said he would try to talk with some of the players he has been recruiting to encourage them to attend Nebraska Osborne retires as the sixth win ningest coach in NCAA Division IA history behind Bear Bryant Pop Warner Amos Alonzo Stagg Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden Im surprised and saddened and I just hate said Bowden coach at Florida State Tom Osborne is one of the good guys in coaching and in any profession Hes an icon in Nebraska and in this Osborne reached his 250th career victory on Nov 1 with a 697 defeat of Oklahoma and the Cornhuskers are 593 over the past five years with five straight 11win seasons an NCAA record Osborne was an assistant coach to Bob Devaneys team that won titles in 1970 and 1971 Much like Solich tak ing over for Osborne Devaney picked Osborne as his successor in 1973 Osborne grew up in Hastings the son of a minister and showed athletic talent in a number of sports foot ball basketball and track After his 1959 graduation from Hastings College he played three seasons in the NFL two with the Washington Redskins and one with the San Francisco 49ers as a reserve wide receiver Osbome returned to Nebraska as a graduate assistant to Devaney in 1962 AUSTIN AP Here is the weekly lishing report as compiled by the Texas Parks and Wildlite Department tor Dec II CENTRAL BASTROP Water clear normal level 75 degrees Black bass are fair to good on Slimy Slugs fished on the edge of the grass Crappie are fair to good on minnows and small white or yellow jigs lished in deep water and around boat docks with brush Catfish are good on Mike Kings Punch Bait and on night crawlers BELTON Water clear low Black bass to 4 pounds are slow to fair on crank baits fished on secondary points and on jigging spoons fished in deep water drop orts White bass and hybrids are good on jigging spoons and live bait fished in deep water Crappie re fair to good on live minnows fished in deep water Catfish are slow BROWNWOOD Water fairly clear normal level Black bass are slow Hybrid stripers are fair on live bait Crappie are good on minnows and jigs fished around boat docks with brush piles Large channel and blue catfish are fair to good on rod and reels baited with shrimp and Shad fished around the dam BUCHANAN Water fairly clear 55 degrees Black bass are fair on crank baits and JigNPig combos fished over secondary points in the back of creeks Striped bass are good on live shad fished in deep water White bass are fair to good on live bait and slabs fished around Garrett Island and in the Tow area Crappie are good on live minnows fished around crappie barges and boat docks with brush piles Catfish are fair on cut bait and night crawlers fished in deep water FAYETTE Water fairly clear 80 degrees Black bass to 6 pounds are fair to good on live water dogs fished in the discharge area and on crank baits fished over deep points Catfish are fair to good on night crawlers cut bait and on prepared bait fished in the discharge SOMERVILLE Water murky low Black bass up to 5 pounds are slow on crank baits Crappie are good on live minnows fished in bush and around boat houses Catfish are fair to good on rod and reels baited with shad shrimp and cut bait TRAVIS Water clear low 56 degrees Black bass to 6 pounds are fair on crank baits fished over rocky ledges and on soft plastic jerk baits fished over grass Striped and white bass are fair on live bait and on large slabs fished in deep water Crappie are good on live minnows and on feather jigs fished around boat houses and over baited holes in deep water Catfish are fair to good on rod and reels baited with shad and cut carp WACO Water murky normal level 56 degrees Black bass are slow White bass are fair on live bait Crappie are fair on live min nows fished in 30 feet of water Catfish are fair on cut bait WHITNEY Water clear 57 degrees Black bass and small mouth are slow to fair on jigs and on deepdiving crank baits Striped bass are fair to good on live bait and on spoons fished in deep watsr White bass are fair on jig ging spoons fished in deep water Crappie are slow to fair on live bait Catfish are fair to good on rod and reels baited with cut bait and frozen shrimp Yellow catfish are fair to good on trot lines fished in deep water in the river SOUTH AMISTAD Water clear low Black bass are fair on Carolinarigged worms and deepdiving crank baits Striped bass are good on live bait White bass are fair on slabs and spoons in deep water Catfish are very good on rod and reels baited with shrimp and cut bait BRAUNIG Water stained normal level Black bass are fair on crank baits Hybrid stripers are fair on chicken liver Redfish are fair on RatLTraps Catfish are good on rod and reels baited with nightcrawlers CALAVERAS Water clear normal level Black bass are fair on live bait and on jigs Hybrid stripers are fair on spoons and min nows Redfish are fair to good on cut bait and on spoons Catfish are fair to good on Bobs Cheese Bait CHOKE Water fairly clear low Black bass are fair on crank baits and on soft plastic jerk baits White bass are slow Crappie are slow Catfish are good on rod and reels baited with cheese bait and liver COASTAL NORTH SABINE Redfish and striped bass are scattered along the river All other fishing is slow SOUTH SABINE Redfish are fair on the south end of the causeway Flounder are fair on around the causeway bridge All other fish ing is slow TRINITY BAY Redfish are fair to good on live shad and finger mullet fished in deep water and on dead shrimp fished from the bank at the discharge Trout are fair to good on coca hoe minnows and live bait EAST GALVESTON BAY Redfish are slow to fair on mullet and shad fished near the Intracoastal Canal and in Rollover Cove Trout are fair on shrimp tails fished under birds WEST GALVESTON BAY Redfish are fair on live mullet and spoons Trout are fair to good on Mirrolures Sheepshead are fair on dead shrimp fished at the pier PORT OCONNOR Redfish are fair to good on cut bait and shrimp fished in the bay with limited action in the surf Trout are fair to good on RatLTraps Mirrolures and shrimp EAST MATAGORDA Redfish are fair on dead shrimp and on Trout are fair to good on live bait Flounder are slow ROCKPORT Redfish are fair to on cut bait and soft plastic shad and shrimp Trout are fair to good on Kelly Wigglers and on shrimp tails with bird action waning daily PORT ARANSAS fledfish are fair on coca hoe minnows and shrimp Trout are fair on cut shad fished in deep water BAFFIN BAY Redfish are slow Trout are slow to fair to good on live bait and spoons CORPUS CHRISTI Redfish are fair to good on live and cut bait fished around the deep water in the Intracoastal Canal Trout are slow to fair Sheepshead are good on shrimp PORT MANSFIELD Redfish are good on live bait and on chartreuse and glow colored plastics Trout are fair on shrimp tails and on speck rigs PORT ISABEL Redfish are slow to fair on shrimp and cut bait Trout are fair to good on Kelly Wigglers and on pink Mirrolures   

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