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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas J HimALDZEntiNO 1B Garvcns already has an idea of where shell be playing when she arrives next fall She also has plans on where she hopes to end up be playing a position on the outside in my first year Hopefully Ill eventually make first team All Big 12 Conference she said As she prepares to graduate from high school and move on to Austin Garvens does have her favorite memories playing for the Unicorns As a sophomore Coach Fowler put me in the regional final against Judson We then won and advanced to the state she said Defeating Houston Klein this past season also is a memorable moment for Garvens It was a big she said They were a big rival this year because theyre a big Houston school that beat us earlier in the Another person who can attest to the skills of Garvens is her coach Phyllis Fowler who is also thrilled to see one of her star players move on This definitely gives New Braunfels High School well deserved Fowler said ItTs exciting you feel like you had a hand in it Anytime you feel like youve had a part in a players life its Whitney was a middle hitter for us A lot of times you have to be passing Fowler said She has great blocking ability and is a good hitter UT could see that I think shes going to fit in great with the UT scheme and Jim Moores philosophy Shes going to fit in and be Fowler said Texas sluggers rally from behind to defeat SWT Kansas State breaks losing streak against Texas Texas 4 SW Texas 3 AUSTIN AP With one run in each of the last four innings Texas rallied from a tworun deficit to defeat Southwest Texas 43 Wednesday Southwest Texas scored one run each in the fourth and sixth for a 20 edge before the Longhorns got on the board Longhorns second baseman Chris Houser walked advanced to third with two sacrifice hits and scored on a wild pitch for the Longhorns first run in the sixth The Bobcats responded with a onerun homer by shortstop Bryan Anderson his second of the season to extend their lead to 31 In the last three innings Texas took advantage of the Bobcats mistakes to win A throwing error during an attempted double play put a Longhorn runner in scoring posi tion leading to an RBI single by outfielder Bend Emond to whit tle the lead to 32 Texas scored a run in the eighth and won the game in the ninth after Bobcats closer Eric Johnson pegged right fielder Matt Rosenberg and threw two consecutive wild pitches Jeff Ontiveros grounded out to sec ond to drive Rosenberg home for the win Johnson 01 got the loss for the Bobcats after allowing the winning run in the ninth while Charlie Thames 20 recorded the win for the Longhorns after allowing two hits and no runs in 2 13 innings of relief Kansas St 81 Texas 76 MANHATTAN Kan AP Cortcz Groves scored 30 points and Tony Kitt had 21 as Kansas State beat Texas 8176 Wednesday night to break an 11 ganie losing streak Kansas State 915 211 Big 12 shot a seasonhigh 57 percent from the floor and never trailed in the second half to win its first game at home since a 9779 win over Nebraska on Jan 8 Groves made 8of12 3point ers as the Wildcats added to a four point halftime lead with a 7 0 run to start the second half The Aggies 717 310 cut the lead to two at 7I6C with to go but Groves hit his eighth 3 pointer of the night to put Kansas State up by five Larry Scott later hit a 3 as the Aggies again cut the lead to two but Kehin Howell tossed in a Tony Kitt miss to secure the win Travis Reynolds added 10 for the Wildcats Bernard King led the Aggies with 25 points and Jamaal Gilchrist had 18 King and Scott hit two 3point ers each as the Aggies put togeth er a 132 run to go up by four with remaining in the first COLLEGE BASKETBALL Patience pays off for Stars in victory over Red Wings lead changed six times in first half but Kansas State the last six points of the rdlf on a Howell tipin and two qaskets by Reynolds to lead 43 I at halftime I Colorado 95 Baylor 75 OULDER AP Nick tyiohr scored a careerhigh 24 ints and Jamahl Mosley added s Colorado offset Baylors grange attack with a 9575 ut Wednesday night Mohr hit 8of16 shots includ ing 5for7 3pointers for Colorado 1610 67 Big Jaquay Walls had 13 points and eight assists as the Buffaloes won their thirdstraight game and beat Baylor 1212 310 for the fourth conseVutive time Tevis Stukes 5for12 on 3 pointers led Baylor with 23 points Baylor was 16for36 from beyond the 3point arc sea son and conference highs for the season It was Mohr who came out hot hitting 5 of 6 shots and both 3 point attempts to start the game as Colorado bolted to a 2311 lead Baylor which was 8for20 on 3pointers in the first half used successive treys by Stukes and Charlie Naihe to get within 23 17 But Kyle Williams came off the bench to hit backtoback 3 pointers to push Colorados lead back to 3320 Mohr who fin ished with 18 points in the first half came back for the final of the half and hit four free throws to offset a 3pointer by Stukes at the buzzer as Colorado took a 5438 lead into halftime Walls buried a 3pointer to put Colorado ahead 6749 four min utes into the second half but Baylor used the longrange bombs to answer with a 173 run to get within 7066 with left in the game Will Smith came off the bench to hit two layups and Walls fol lowed with a 3pointer to give Colorado an 8066 cushion No 20 Oklahoma 93 Texas Tech 65 NORMAN Okla AP Eduardo Najera scored 19 points as No 20 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 9365 on Wednesday night to give coach Kelvin Sampson his 300th career victory The Sooners 215 94 Big 12 had shot below 40 percent in three of their previous four games but made 56 percent against Tech Najera who had scored eight and 10 points on 6of26 shooting in the past two games was 8of12 from the field The Red Raiders 1113 211 were coming off their first confer ence road victory of the season but never threatened after the opening minutes and lost their fifth straight to Oklahoma Freshman Hollis Price scored a careerhigh 20 for Oklahoma Nolan Johnson continued his solid play of late with 14 points and 10 rebounds All his points came in the first half when the Sooners took a 20point lead Mario Layne scored 25 and James Ware had 13 for Tech which shot 38 percent Tech led twice in the early going the final time 86 after a Rayford Young 3pointer Oklahoma went on a 132 run in the next six minutes when Tech made only one of six shots and committed five turnovers Another Sooners run this one 131 during a fourminute stretch widened the lead to 3416 Oklahoma held the Red Raiders without a field goal in the final three minutes and went to the half with a 20point lead BY HARRY ATKINS AP Sports Writer DETROIT AP A little patience paid big dividends for the Dallas Stars After Detroit controlled play for the first two periods Scott Thornton and Aaron Gavey scored 45 seconds apart early in the third as the Stars stormed back for a 52 victory Wednesday night Patience is something we take pride said Mike Modano who had a goal and an assist dur ing the period We write our keys down before the game and we stick to them More often than not it helps us This was the seventh time the Stars have won when trailing after two Its been a real positive thing to know we can come from behind in the third especially against a team like Modano said Brett Hull and Mike Keane also scored for Dallas Vyacheslav Kozlov and Brendan Shanahan scored for Detroit Were kind of like two Shanahan said We had a good start good mid dle and bad finish This is the second time in three games weve come out and had a disastrous third Thorntons fourth goal on the rebound of Kirk Mullers shot tied it at 2 just f ffitb thethird period Fortyfive seconds later Gavey skated in unchecked on the left side took a pass from Modano and snapped it just inside the post past goalie Chris Osgood for a 32 lead Modanos 27th goal made it 42 with left and Keane iced it 40 seconds later with his eighth I think this is Stars coach Ken Hitchcock said This builds a lot of confidence in this This was the third meeting between Dallas and Detroit They split the first two each winning on the other teams ice Shanahans 33rd goal a blast from the right cir cle that handcuffed goalie Ed Belfour gave Detroit a 21 lead at of the second period Detroit had stymied Hitchcock said Stars recall Wright send down Murray DALLAS Dallas Stars recalled left wing Jamie Wright from their top farm team Wednesday and sent down right wing Chris Murray Wright who had three goals in the his last three games with the Michigan KWings of the International Hockey League has appeared in 17 games with the Stars this sea son Murray played seven games in Michigan earlier this season He had two goals and one assist in 32 games with Dallas Once they got the 21 lead we werent getting a sniff Then we got that goal early in the third and it seemed to change Kozlov scored his 16th goal at on the first shot of the game taking a pass in the left circle from Steve Duchesne and slapping the puck between Belfours pads Muller got the puck away from Detroit defense man Chris Chelios near the Red Wings blue line to set up Hulls 18th goal Muller pushed it ahead to Thornton who fed it to Hull skating in alone Hull drew Osgood down with a fake then flipped the puck under the cross bar to tie it 1all with left in the first Each team had other good chances Kozlov on a clean shot hit the post midway through the first period during a 4on4 situation Osgood made a good stick save to rob Modano during a Dallas power play late in the period Osgood had to be quick for a stick save on Hull who glided in unchecked with left in the sec ond This was playoff Detroit forward Darren McCarty said The refs called a couple penalties early then pretty much just let us f pinks prepare for life without Strawberry JY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS vVlhile the San Diego Padres wncl their leadoff hitter the New Yankees will have to start looking for a designated hitter The Padres acquired outfielder Al Martin from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday for John Vander Wai and two minor lea This makes us a better HKYSIJK Pkjmoutfi Dodge Does Your Vehicle Idle Rough Stall or Hesitate9 f many fuel suppi your fuel system can develop sarbon buildup deposits and restrictions A Fuel System Service can help restore the and fuel ecomony you demand 195 FUEL SYSTEM SERVICE No APPOINTMENT NECESSARY Metro 8303033005 Fax 8303723119 Service Website Seguins Fin Star Award Winning Dealerthlp BRN21 Padres general manager Kevin Towers said Al Martin has had success hitting at the top and mid dle of the lineup and has always been a club leader and a tremen dous clubhouse Meanwhile Strawberry was ordered off the practice field and could be suspended for the season after a positive cocaine test The Yankees were taking batting practice when Strawberry was told to go to the clubhouse where gen eral manager Brian Cashman relayed the message from the commissioners office We were trying to do it with as little fanfare as manager Joe Torre said Elsewhere Frank Thomas reported to White Sox camp Ray Lankford was a noshow for the Cardinals and Jeff Kent was side lined for San Francisco Martin replaces Quilvio Veras atop the Padres lineup even though his 337 onbase percent age was low for a leadoff hitter 1 like Al Martin but the thing is is he a leadoff hitter Padres star Tony Gwynn asked Al Martin is a guy who can help us but Im not sure he helps us in the leadoff Martin hit 277 with 97 runs scored a careerhigh 24 homers and 20 steals last year I try to set the tone by being aggressive and getting on he said Runs are what wins games not onbase The Pirates received TripleA reliever Jim Sak who may com pete for their closers job and righthander Geraldo Padua a borderline prospect The trade clears the way for Chad Hermansen who hit 60 homers in TripleA the last two seasons to play every day in the majors He will play alongside Brian Giles in either right or cen ter field with Wil Cordero replac ing Martin in left We need to see what Chad is or what hes going to be We know he has great tools and he had two great years in manager Gene Lament said The Yankees had been counting on Strawberry to be their top des ignated hitter this season with the retirement of Chili Davis I hope its not the end for him because I dont know what that would Torre said Strawberry who has already been suspended twice for drugs is expected to learn his fate from commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday Asked if a oneyear sus pension was likely a highranking baseball official speaking on the condition he not be identified said Thats a good The eighttime AllStar who turns 38 next month tested posi tive for cocaine Jan 19 a viola tion of probation stemming from a nocontest plea to charges of cocaine possession and soliciting a prostitute in Tampa last spring Im going to stand by him Im going to try to see that he rights his life If its in baseball fine If its outside baseball owner George Steinbrenner said It isnt like George has given him enough chances now dump him Dump him I dont think Thomas arrived in Tucson after missing Chicagos first workout to be with his ailing father I thought I would lose him over Thomas said Hes doing a little better But you have bad kidneys and heart at the same time its a tough Thomas the AL MVP in 1993 and 1994 is hoping to reverse his struggles at the plate the last two seasons by working again with former hitting coach Walt Hriniak I worked with him for years You saw the best of me with Thomas said Were bringing him just as a Lankford was the only player to miss St Louis first full workout in Jupiter Fla Were concerned we havent heard from him manager Tony La Russa said Lankford has until March 1 to report La Russa said he heard Lankford was in Jupiter In Scottsdale Kent was sidelined by u strained rib cage muscle as the rest of the San Francisco Giants had their first fullsquad workout Woods Campbell go head to head at Match Play Championship CARLSBAD Calif AP They dressed in the same colors wore the same swoosh even looked strikingly similar from a distance Tiger Woods and Michael Campbell shared one other thing in com mon they were the two hottest players in the world And then they played the first hole Woods didnt need long to remind Campbell and perhaps the rest of the field in the Match Play Championship that hes still the player to beat In what figured to be a tough match Woods made short work of Campbell for a 5 and 4 victory Wednesday at chilly La Costa Resort Michael has obviously been playing well of Woods said I just hope everybody didnt forget Ive been playing good for the same La Costa was socked by rain late in the first round that left two matches suspended until Thursday Still the other 30 matches proved once again that rankings mean very little over 18 holes of the most unpredictable format in golf Vijay Singh Nick Price and Phil Mickelson all ranked in the top 10 will have to settle for a check and the rest of the week off after being eliminated It wasnt as bad as last year when five of the top seven seeds were eliminated the first day but there were a fair share of surprises None was greater than Mickelson the No 9 seed who only two weeks ago ended Woods PGA Tour winning streak at six Mickelson faced a 12foot eagle putt on the 20th hole to beat Billy Mayfair his good friend and neighbor in Phoenix until a shocking reversal in a matter of seconds Mayfair who had to make a 6footer on No 18 to send the match into overtime holed his bunker shot from about 30 feet for eagle and Mickelsons putt to tie grazed the lip I was happy to win but I feel bad for Mayfair said We knew one of us had to lose We went to the extreme out there It felt more like Sunday afternoon than Duffy Waldorf knocked off Singh the No 6 seed on the 17th hole and Mark Calcavecchia overcame shaky putting early on to stop Price 2