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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 23, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                Saturday December 23 2000 IB QUICK HITS Purdue running back Ennis suspended WEST LAFAYETTE Ind AP Purdue backup running back Steve Ennis will not play in the Rose Bowl after he was suspended indefinitely Friday for conduct detrimental to the Ennis a 6foot 200pound sopho more from Flower Mound Texas had 82 yards and eight touchdowns for No 14 Purdue mainly on short yardage situations NB Night at the Spurs set for Jan 6 The New Braunfels Downtown Rotary will sponsor New Braunfels Night at the Spurs to benefit the Childrens Museum NB Night is scheduled for Jan 6 when the Spurs take on the Detroit Pistons at the Alamodome Tipoff is set for Tickets are avail able at the Childrens Museum in New Braunfels for and For information call 6200939 Christmas tennis camp at T Bar M T Bar M Tennis Ranch is offering a Christmas Camp for tennis play ers of all ages and abilities The camps are scheduled for Dec 2629 For information call Paul Domanski at 6257738 ext 235 Select baseball tryouts set for Jan 6 Coach Wooten of Bulverde is forming a nontraveling 10and under seject baseball team for area boys beginning this spring Tryouts will take place on Jan 6 and Jan 13 in the Bulverde area Players must be 10yearsold on or after Aug 1 For information call 830 980 253 lor fax 830 4383753 Freiheit bowling starts up in January The Freiheit Bowling Club will have a new series of leagues start ing the second week of January Bowlers can sign up as teams couples or individuals For information on how and where to sign up call 6250372 GAME TIME Hoday Basketball Chicago Bulls at Detroit Pistons on WGN San Antonio Spurs at Charlotte Hornets on UPN2 College Basketball Kansas at Ohio State 3 on KENS Football Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Giants on KENS San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos 3 on KABB Buffalo Bills at Seattle Seahawks on ESPN High School Football Texas Class 5A Division II State Championship Tyler John Tyler vs Katy noon on FXSP Golf Senior Match Play Challenge quarterfinals 1 on ESPN ThreeTour Challenge day one 3 on KSAT Skiing Disabled Alpine Nationals 11 on ESPN Freestyle Grand Nationals 3 on KMOL Tennlt Smash Hits mens and womens charity event 2 on KMOL Chris Evert Ctebrity Classic 3 pmonRSPN HERALDZEITUNG SPORTS Spurs conquer Warriors 10587 SAN ANTONIO AP Tim Duncan registered his NBAleading 21st double double of the season Friday night with 18 points and 13 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Golden State Warriors 10587 San Antonio which won its fourth straightgame placed four players in dou ble figures as David Robinson added 15 points Antonio Daniels 13 and Derek Anderson 12 Golden State which has lost six of its last seven was paced by Antawn Jamison with 23 points Rookie Marc Jackson added 14 After leading 5442 at halftime San Antonio opened the third quarter with an 82 run and led 6246 on a dunk by Duncan with to play in the period The Warriors trailed 7159 at the end of the third quarter as Jamison kept Golden State in the game with eight of his teams 17 DUNCAN points in the period but San Antonio opened the fourth quarter with a 156 run Duncan and Robinson combined for 19 points and 15 boards in the first half when the Spurs used a pair of 112 secondquar ter runs to build a 5442 halftime advan tage Duncan sat out the entire fourth quarter after logging 32 minutes and Robinson played 29 minutes before watching most of the final 12 from the bench The Spurs improved their record at home to 122 NEXT THREE SAN ANTONIO SPURS SCHEDULE Todays Game at Charlotte Hornets on UPN2 Tuesdays Game Houston Rockets 7 on FXSP Thursdays Game at Chicago Bulls on UPN2 Benson leads 5A AllState honorees DALLAS AP Cedric Bensons numbers may not have been as good as his record performance of 1999 but they were even more impressive considering the circum stances he faced in his senior season at Midland Lee After he had a great sophomore year and phenomenal junior year everybody was focused on stopping Cedric Benson almost to the point where they were selling their souls to the devil to get him said Midland Lee coach John Edd Parchman And still he has put up remarkable Benson who ran for yards and 43 touchdowns on 356 carries this season as Lee won its third straight Class 5A state title was narhed Friday by Associated Press Sports Editors as the Texas Class 5A offensive player of the year for the second year in a row Before winning the same award last year as a junior Benson set a Class 5A record and had the fourth best season in Texas prep history with yards and 44 touchdowns on 354 carries In previous years the circum stances were different and the atten tion given to him Parchman said In that respect his stats this year were Lee finished his career with yards the lOthbest in the national high school record book His 115 career rushing TDs ranks seventh The 11th annual APSE team was chosen by sportswriters in Texas based upon players regularseason performance Nominees were select ed during the season and balloting Rangers hang Rebels Smithson Valley senior forward Steve Potter middle shoots during a game earlier this season against San Antonio Fox Tech at SVHS The Rangers who were scheduled to play San Antonio Lee on Friday defeated the Rebels 6764 on Thursday at SVHS Mies scores 30 in SVs 6764 victory BY MELANIF BOEHM HeraldZeitung Correspondent As the final buzzer sounded senior Josh Niles hit a long 3pointer to give the Rangers a much needed win over the San Antonio Lee Volunteers 6764 late Thursday night at SVHS The game which was originally scheduled to be played on Friday was moved to Thursday earlier in the week With a little over a minute left in the game the Volunteers trailed 6159 Senior Steve Potter hit one of two free throws to extend the Ranger lead to three The Volunteers responded with a 3pointer to tie the game with 32 sec onds left On Smithson Valleys ensuing possession Lee was forced to foul Niles who stepped to the line and nailed both freethrows A quick basket by Lee tied the game againe and after two Smithson Valley timeouts Niles nailed the game winning shot Niles led all scorers with 30 points 10 of which came in the last two minutes of the game Junior Jason Yerrington con tributed 12 points and sophomore post Josh Gregory added eight The Volunteers took their only lead of the half after a dunk late in the fourth period But the Rangers responded quickly and hit six 6pointers four by Niles to capture a 2414 lead Lee responded in the second quarter with two quick threes and a basket off an offensive rebound to pull them within two The Rangers then made a quick 60 run with baskets from Yerrington Gregory and Jecon Brown to extend their lead to 3022 The Volunteers con tinued crashing the glass and got two more baskets off rebounds which forced the Rangers to burn a timeout with two minutes left in the half Another basket by Gregory and a goaltending call on the Volunteers pushed the Rangers ahead See Hammonds to Brewers Boone back to Mariners BY RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer NEW YORK AP After hav ing a career year for Colorado Jeffrey Hammonds became the lat est free agent to get a big deal agreeing Friday on a million threeyear contract with the Milwaukee Brewers As most teams shut down for a 10day holiday break the Seattle Mariners brought back former sec ond baseman Bret Boone agreeing a million oneyear deal Seattle also resigned catcher Tom Lampkin agreeing to a mil lion oneyear contract Eric Davis decided against retir ing the 38yearold outfielder agreeing to a million oneyear contract with the San Francisco Giants St Louis Davis team last year agreed to a oneyear deal with out fielder Quintan McCracken There also was one trade Ryan Minor once considered to be the heir apparent to Cal Ripken in Baltimore was traded by the Orioles to Montreal for minor league pitcher Jorge Julio Outfielder Karim Garcia a for mer minor league player of the year agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians Hammonds 29 hit 335 last sea son the fourthhighest average in the National League last season Playing half the time at Coors Field he hit 20 homers with a careerhigh 106 RBIs Jeffrey had a breakthrough sea son in 2000 but I think thats because he had an opportunity to Brewers general manager Dean Taylor said His numbers were good because he was a solid player not just from playing in Coors Field He will become a key part of our offense as well as improve our Milwaukee already had three out fielders who would be starters on most teams Battle of unbeatens in 2A CelinaMart headline four state title games AUSTIN AP a rarity Two unde feated teams both defending state champions meeting in a winnertakeall title game Celina 150 will put its 40game winning streak on the line Saturday when it plays Mart 150 winner of 30 straight for the Class 2A Division II championship Celina has won the last two 2A Division II crown and its coach Moore is unbeaten in six career championship games hes also the states active leader in victories with 373 Mart won the 2A Division I title last season It has the making for an incredible said Mart coach Terry Cron I hope we bring Before this season Mart players went to Cron and turned in their championship rings because they didnt want to get caught think ing about their past Cron had the jewelry locked in a safe deposit box at the First National Bank of Mart Last year was great but were a different Cron said We dont need to be living on the laurels of last year We have to scrap and fight its been a dogfight since we got in the DIVISION II TODAYS DISIVION II STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES CLASS 5A Katy 150 vs Tyler John Tyler at Astrodome in Houston CLASS 4A Ennis 132 vs West OrangeStark noon at Texas Stadium in Irving CLASS 2A Celina 150 vs Mart 3 at Texas Stadium in Irving CLASS 1 A Stratford 150 vs Burkeville at Waco ISO Stadium in Waco Tickets available at gates Last week Mart trailed Refugio 200 in the first quarter then came back to win 2120 with Quan Crosby scoring the gamedeciding 2point conversion in the final minutes On Tuesday Crosby was named the 2A offensive player of the year and runnerup defensive player of the year He made firstteam allstate at quarterback and defensive back Quan is in a league by Moore said But hes not all they got and thats See   

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