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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 12, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                Thursday October IB QUICK HITS i i Fly fishing kayak day set for weekend i Anglers of all ages are invited to participate in the fourth annual Fly Fishing Kayak Day for the Guadalupe River Friday through Sunday in Gruene There will be a wine beer tasting event where people can indulge in fabulous wine beer scotch and Texasstyle hors doeu vre courtesy of the Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar Admission is only per person for the ban quet and includes a full ground pass on Saturday Advance tickets are recommended call 6254440 to purchase tickets The main attraction of the event fly fishing classes holds court on Saturday at Rockin R Rides at the Gruene bridge Registration for any single class is and addi tional classes are each Grounds passes can also be pur chased for and allow you to participate in equipment demon strations and enjoy food and drinks Call 6254440 for information CHS football adds a freshman game The Canyon High School foot ball program has added a fresh men game on Nov 2 The freshmen B team will play Marion at 5 on Nov 2 at Canyon and the freshmen A team will play Boeme at 7 at Canyon Girls softball teams invited to tourney Girls 12andunder softball teams are invited to the Gome and Take it Fastpitch Classic scheduled for Nov 45 in Gonzales All teams entered are guaranteed at least five games Deadline to enter is Oct 21 For information call 830 560 1076 Big Blue drawing set for Friday This weeks Big Blue halftime drawing sponsored by the New Braunfels cheerleaders will be for a his and hers hunting package valued at The prize will include for him a camouflage duffle bag sleep ing bag folding chair binoculars shirt vest hat gloves and hot seat a hunter emergency kit a maglite thermos a stainless steel travel mug coffee crackers jerky sun flower seeds hot cocoa mix din ner for four at Clear Springs restaurant and a gift certifi cate at Schwabs Tree Service For her two tickets to see The Little Shop of dinner for two at New Braunfels Smokehouse bath salt candle body wash shampoo conditioner a gift certificate to The Collection greeting cards one pound of cof fee free movie rental with pop corn and a plant gift certificate To enter the drawing go by All American Scrapbook First Commercial Bank the high school office or to the cheerleaders table during the game to sign up GAME TIME Hoday BaMball NL Championship series Game 2 New York Mets vs St Louis Cardinals 7 on KABB Colltge Football Southwest Texas State at Troy State on FX8P West Virginia at Virginia Tech 7 on ESPN Qolf PQA Invensys Classic sec ond round 3 on ESPN HERALDZEITUNG SPORTS Yanks even series with 71 win NEW YORK AP Just when it seemed the Yankees lat est dynasty was crumbling New Yorks dormant offense awoke in time to tie the AL championship series at a game apiece Bernie Williams ended a recordtying 21inning score less streak with an RBI single that sparked a sevenrun eighth inning and New York rallied past the Seattle Mariners 71 Wednesday Orlando Hernandez pitching on his birthday allowed six hits and struck out seven in eight innings It seemed like the Yankees hopes for a third straight World Series title were fading away Then suddenly New York went 8for8 to start the eighth inning The eight hits were an ALCS record and the most in an inning for the Yankees since June 29 at Detroit Seattles bullpen got blown apart wasting six shutout innings by starter John Halama David Justice started the big inning with a double to leftcen ter that hit less than a foot from the top of the wall Williams slapped a single to center off Arthur Rhodes and Tino Martinez followed with a sinking liner to left for a single that allowed Williams to take second MLB PLAYOFFS AL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Game New York Pettitte 199 at Seattle Seto Saturdays Game New York Clemens 138 at Seattle Abbott NL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Todays Game New York Leiter 168 at St Louis Ankiel Saturdays Game St Louis 129 at New York Reed 3 Start counting CHRIS Above Canyon senior Clayton Campbell 81 runs during this past Fridays game against Lockhart at Cougar Stadium The Cougars 05 open District 274A play against Kerrville Tivy 50 on Friday in Kerrville Below Two New Braunfels players get pumped up during the Unicorns game against San Antonio Highlands this past Friday at Unicom Stadium New Braunfels 32 opens district against Fredericksburg 50 at home Smithson Valley 41 plays Boeme 50 at Ranger Stadium District 274A teams prepare to go headtohead were looking at everybody right now at 00 Were going to get after it just like we belong at the top of the heap The kids are practicing hard and we expect them to play hard on Friday Records at this point are meaning less but nondistrict games can shed some light on what to expect in dis trict play After what Ive seen in nondistrict I think the district stacks up really Boerne head coach Jeff Dicus said I think everyone looks really good Your frontrunners have to be Smithson Valley and New Braunfels Canyon is a much better team than their record indicates Theyre going to be competitive Kerrville and Fredericksburg are both undefeated BY BRYAN ADAMS Sports Editor Wipe the slate clean and get ready for the only high school football games that count during the regular season District 274A kicks off district play this Friday with New Braunfels 32 hosting Fredericksburg Smithson Valley 41 entertaining Boerne 50 and Canyon 05 travel ling to Kerrville Tivy The kids are responding really well and they know it means a lot to start New Braunfels head coach Rick Rhoades said This is where the games start counting Our practices are showing that Weve had two of our better practices this year on Monday and If any team is aware that only dis trict games count towards making the playoffs its Canyon which suffered five tough losses in nondistrict play Were looking at it as the second part of the Wright said Weve gotten better each week through the first half of the season and See ExGiant ready to pay back old team BY JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer IRVING Phillippi Sparks was two games into his NFL career when he learned how badly the New York Giants want to beat the Dallas Cowboys The rookie cornerback was walking off the field at Giants Stadium following a 3428 loss to Dallas when teammate Leonard Marshall put an arm around Sparks and aimed the other at the Scoreboard You see that Marshall said sternly Dont you ever let it happen again Take it Sparks told that story Wednesday while sitting in front of his locker at Cowboys headquarters He couldnt help but smile as he thought about the rivalry hell experience from this side for the first time on Sunday Ever since he continued Ive known it was a lovehate relationship between Dallas and New The hate part is understood This time the love is coming from Sparks who fondly recalls his eight seasons with the Giants even though he was not resigned after last season They made a business Sparks said No one left on bad The Cowboys were interested in him early in the summer but instead signed Ryan McNeil and drafted three Sparks was still unsigned when two of the rookies got hurt and the third was struggling So Sparks was signed just before the open er He backed up fourthround pick Kareem Larrimore for the first four games then became the starter in the last game against Carolina Dallas won 1613 and teammates credited Sparks with providing stability Any time you have four veterans in the secondary things are going to be said safety Darren Woodson who played college ball with Sparks at Arizona State Sparks has been with the Cowboys 23 for less than two months but didnt need long to See CAMPO Sometimes it hurts to be a Big 12 Conference fan in Texas As a college football fan living in the state of Texas my ego took quite a punch in the eye this past weekend with winless Colorado sticking it to the Aggies in front of their home crowd in College Station first home loss in 22 games and Oklahoma whipping the Longhorns almost to the point of extinc tion Baylor also lost but at least it was to fellow Texans Texas Tech All of a sudden the best team in Texas looks to be TCU The 17thranked Horned Frogs certainly have the best running back in the country in LaDainian Tomlinson who rushed for 294 yards highest in the country this season against Hawaii on Saturday What can you say about Texas Obviously the hype and the high presea son ranking came perhaps a year early Maybe when quarterback Major Applewhite is a senior Chris Sirnrns has BRYAN ADAMS transferred all the nonsense about two starting quarterbacks is ancient history Victor Ike is the starting tailback and the defense is a little wiser and more experi enced then Texas can start talking about contending for national This season it would now be some what of shocker if the Horns won the conference title Texas still has a conference scheduled that does not include Nebraska or Kansas State but now that game at Colorado this Saturday doesnt look so easy Texas Tech will be smiling a little wider come Nov 4 Not to mention the Aggies were expecting to grill Longhorn fajitas on No 24 before the season even started Will a 65 season turn up the heat on head coach Mack Brown Maybe a little Just to be safe if youre a die hard Texas fan I would start looking into hotel availability in Shreveport La COLORADO 30 TEXAS 20 I want to point out that the Adams household is in turmoil this week Papa Adams better known as Papa Husker has been talking smack all week to junior Red Raider But Papa Husker is the worst smack talker in the state of Texas He likes to compare academic allAmericans and ramble on about Husker teams of the past Even though Nebraska is ranked No 1 in the nation and Texas Tech lost to unranked Texas and barely beat unrespected North Texas I actually have Papa Husker and a few relatives in Nebraska thinking the Red Raiders might win this one Nebraskas defense is weak against the pass and Tech does throw the ball a lot but the Raiders average less than 10 yards a pass 106th in the nation and it is likely quarterback KlirT Kingsbury will surfer more turf burns than he is used to courtesy of Nebraskas awesome defensive front NEBRASKA 26 TEXAS TECH 21 If the Aggies went to the doctor about their upset stomachs after the loss to Colorado Im sure the doctor prescribed a heavy dose of Baylor TEXAS 45 BAYLOR 10 Last week 22 season 133 Bryan Adams is the sports editor of the New Braunfels   

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