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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 27, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page September SPORTS Too Contact Sports Bryan Adams at 6259144 Sports Shorts HCUfoottol FORT WORTH AP TCU forward Bingo the top returning scorer and rebounder for the Horned broke his right foot in a pickup game and will be out of action up to eight Merriex is scheduled to have surgery Coach Billy Tubbs said the junior sustained the injury in a pickup game Last Merriex averaged points and rebounds a game for the TCU begins preseason drills 16 and plays its season opener 13 against Northwestern PHILADELPHIA AP Allen Iverson and Aaron McKie both had surgery and will not be able to play for the Philadelphia 76ers for at least a the NBAs MVP who led the 76ers to the Finals this past is expected to miss 4to6 weeks after an arthroscopic operation on his right He probably will be ready for the season opener the leagues top sixth had a similar procedure on his right shoulder and will be out 6to8 He could start the season on the injured KhicagoBufc NEW YORK AP Luc a 10 year veteran who won three NBA titles with the Chicago announced his retire The 32yearold who played in 25 games for New York last has an arthritic condition in his left ankle that forced his The 7foot2 Longley was a member of Australias Olympic He also played for Minnesota and averaging points and rebounds per game for his Mew England QB BOSTON AP Drew Bledsoes doctors determined his organs were not damaged on a tackle that caused internal bleeding in his New England coach Bill Belichick The Patriots quarterback still was expect ed to miss at least two but he could have been released from the hospital as soon as Texas Rangers ARLINGTON AP Texas pitcher Justin Thompson underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday to remove scar tissue from his left John the teams medical performed the surgery in Fort Conway said the surgery went and that the pitchers rotator cuff and biceps tendon looked Thompson hasnt pitched for the Rangers since being acquired in the November 1999 trade that sent twotime AL MVP Juan Gonzalez to The Rangers said Thompson would be able to begin rehabilita tion immediately and should resume throw ing in about eight Notre Dame footbal SOUTH AP Sitting on the bench this past season as fellow fresh man Matt LoVecchio led Notre Dame to seven straight Carlyle Holiday wondered whether he would ever get a chance to start at Now the in danger of going 03 for the first time in school are looking to who came out of Roosevelt High School in San to rescue an anemic offense for a team on the Game lime KtaTY Auto Racing Auto Racing Thunder From Indianapolis Raceway Park in 7 on ESPN2 Major League Baseball Houston Astros at Chicago From Wrigley Field in 7 on FOXFAM Bicycling BMX World From 5 and 8 on ESPN2 DK Dirt Circuit From and on ESPN2 Billiards BCA Open NineBall Championship Womens From Las 2 on ESPN2 Bowling PBA Bowling Peoria From on ESPN Football College Football Miami at and 2 am on ESPN Golf PGA Golf Texas Open First From LaCantera Golf Club in San 3 on ESPN Knight returns to Indiana to raise Tech funds BY REX HUPPKE Associated Press Writer most you wont find many people in this rural southern Indiana town who give a hoot about Youd probably find even few er who could name a player on the Texas Tech basketball But bring in one Robert Montgomery Knight and all that changes About 600 people paid a ticket to see Knight speak at a Texas Tech fundraiser Wednesday evidence the coachs pop ularity in Indiana hasnt even if his place of employment Fired a little more than a year ago from Indiana Univer the Hall of Famer has made believers out of Texas Scoreboard KNIGHT National Football League At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times CDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pet PF PA Indianapolis 20 0 87 50 Miami 200 49 38 1 1 0 34 48 Buffalo 020 32 66 New England 020 20 33 Central W L T Pet PF PA Cincinnati 200 44 27 Jacksonville 200 34 9 Baltimore 1 1 0 27 27 Cleveland 11 0 30 23 Pittsburgh 0 1 0 3 21 Tennessee 020 29 44 West W L T Pet PF PA Denver 200 69 37 San Diego 200 62 24 Oakland 1 1 0 42 42 Seattle 1 1 0 12 33 Kansas City 020 27 40 NATIONAL CONFERENCE PF PA 33 34 44 23 17 38 27 42 3 67 PF PA 65 6 10 6 23 27 20 52 23 41 PF PA 50 43 24 6 37 32 40 37 42 43 V Green Tampa New San Sundays Games Miami at 12 Kansas City at 12 New Orleans at 12 Green Bay at 12 Pittsburgh at 12 Indianapolis at New 12 Tampa Bay at 12 Atlanta at Seattle at Baltimore at Cincinnati at San Cleveland at Dallas at Open Tennessee Mondays Game San Francisco at 8 7 Chicago at 12 New England at 12 Washington at New York 12 Tennessee at 12 Arizona at 12 Cincinnati at 12 Minnesota at New 12 San Diego at 12 New York Jets at Jacksonville at Kansas City at Dallas at Green Bay at Tampa Carolina at San Open Indianapolis 8 Louis at 8 League Soccer Major League Soccer Playoffs At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times CDT Quarterfinals Bestof3 Tech who wouldnt have pegged Indiana as a prime fund raising This would be a pretty hard thing to do in most said Bill head of Texas Techs alumni To leave a state and go to a school in another part of the then come back to that location and raise money for the new Dean chuckled for a moment That just doesnt It does when it comes to Bob Knight and the state of Indi The and often Knight stomped the hardwood court at TLPs Assem bly Hall for nearly 30 bringing the Hoosiers three NCAA He was respected by leagues of from highpowered alumnus to local folks who just rooted for But his welldocumented temper also earned him a fair number of In the he was fired for what the university called a pattern of unacceptable That successfully took Knight out of the but not out of the hearts of his faithful I think that for years and years a lot of us fans felt like we had something that no oth er school in the country said Al an IU alumni and coorganizer of Wednesday nights Now we dont have that any What theyve got up there now is a program thats just like any body About 10 years in an effort to build alumni support in southern Leistner 1 started the TipOff Dinner with Knight at a farm about 80 miles south of After Knight was hired by Texas Leistner wrote to see if he might still come Knight wrote back and asked I if there would still be Everybody I called said Id love to hear what he has to Leistner And he saidLets do well raise some money for Texas Leistner expected the dinner to raise at least for the university more than a thou sand miles Knight fans already have had a positive financial impact on Texas Techs athletic pro gram in other Stores across Indiana now stock Red Raiders Note Three points for one point for tie 7 Dallas 2 Chicago Sapt 20 Chicago Dallas 0 Sept 23 Chicago Dallas Chicago leads 4 points to1 29 Dallas at 8 8 Kansas City 1 Miami 22 Miami Kansas City Miami leads 3 points to 0 26 Miami at Kansas 29 Kansas City at if necessary S San Jose 4 Columbus Sept 22 San Jose Columbus San Jose leads 3 points to 0 26 Columbus at San 10 Sept 29 San Jose at if necessary 6 New YorkNew Jersey 3 Los Angeles Sept 23 New YorkNew Jersey Los Angeles series tied 1 point apiece Sept 26 Los Angeles at New YorkNew 8 Sept 29 New YorkNew Jersey at Los 10 if necessary Semifinals Bestof3 Kansas CityMiami winner San Jose Columbus winner DallasChicago winner New YorkNew JerseyLos Angeles winner MLS Cup Championship Game 21 At Ohio Semifinal Major League Baseball National League At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times CDT East Division W L Pet GB Atlanta 81 70 Philadelphia 80 71 1 New York 77 74 4 Florida 70 81 11 Montreal 64 87 17 Central Division W L Pet GB Houston 90 61 Louis 86 66 Chicago 81 70 9 Milwaukee 65 86 25 Cincinnati 62 89 28 Pittsburgh 58 94 West Division W L Pet GB Arizona 84 67 San Francisco 83 69 1 Los Angeles 81 71 San Diego 75 76 9 Colorado 67 84 17 San Francisco at Los Thursdays Games Diego Jones 818 at Colorado Jennings Mets Chen 76 at Montreal Armas 9 Atlanta Maddux 179 at Florida Clement 9 Cincinnati Davis 73 at Philadelphia Daal 12 Houston Reynolds 1210 at Chicago Cubs Tapani Milwaukee Quevedo 44 at Arizona Johnson Fridays Games Houston at Chicago Montreal at Philadelphia at Mets at Pittsburgh at Milwaukee at Los Angeles at San Diego at San American League At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times CDT East Division W L Pet GB xNewYork 89 61 Boston 75 74 Toronto 74 77 Baltimore 60 90 29 Tampa Bay 54 96 35 Central Division W L Pet Cleveland 87 65 Minnesota 80 71 Chicago 78 73 Detroit 62 89 Kansas City 58 93 West Division W L Pet GB xSeattle 10844 yOakland 93 58 Anaheim 74 77 Texas 70 82 38 xclinched division yclinched wild card spot Tuesdays Games Mets Montreal 0 Atlanta Florida innings Pittsburgh Chicago Cubs 1 Cincinnati Philadelphia 1 Louis Houston 2 San Diego Colorado 7 Milwaukee Arizona 4 Los Angeles Sari Francisco 5 Wednesdays Games Mets at Atlanta at Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati at Louis at San Diego at Milwaukee at Tuesdays Games Baltimore Boston 7 Cleveland Toronto 7 Tampa Bay Yankees 0 Seattle Texas 2 Detroit Kansas City 4 Minnesota Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland Anaheim 3 Wednesdays Games Seattle at Baltimore at Toronto at Tampa Bay at Detroit at Kansas Minnesota at Chicago White Anaheim at Thursdays Games Minnesota Radke 1310 at Chicago White Sox Anaheim Valdes 911 at Oakland Lldle Baltimore Douglass 11 at Boston Lowe 4 Toronto Loaiza 1011 at Tampa Bay Rupe 5 Detroit Comejo 33 at Kansas City MacDougal Fridays Games Boston at Minnesota at Baltimore at Toronto at Tampa Chicago White Sox at Kansas Texas at Oakland at School Footbal This weeks schedule for ranked high school teams By The Associated Press Here is this weeks schedule for the teams ranked In The Associated Press high school football poll games All games are on Friday unless otherwise noted Class SA Austin Westlake 30 at Round Rock noon Tyler John Tylef 40 at The Galena Park North Shore 30 Humble at Copperas Cove 30 Dallas Lufkin 21 Killeen Midland Lee 21 at El Paso Aldine Eisenhower 21 at Aldine Mesquite 30 at South 7 Flower Mound Marcus 21 at Class 4A Ennis 30 at Denton Ryan 30 Fort Worth Eastern Corpus Christ Calallen 40 at 2 Stephenville 21 at Brownwood 30 Bay City 31 La Marque 21 at Highland Park 30 Dallas Smithson Valley 40 Waco San Marcos 30 at Cedar Class 3A Forney 40 Commerce 30 at Abilene Wylie 40 at Everman 30 Waco Sinton 30 Sweetwater 40 is Cameron yoe 30 at China Spring 36 McGregor v La at Newton 21 jt Beaumont Class 2A LCelina 40 at Lake Arp 30 at Farmersville 30 Mart 21 at i Rogers 30 Garrison 40 Refugio 21 Sonora 31 Pilot Point 31 at Spearman 21 at Class A Roscoe 30 p Windthorst 30 Beckville 30 at Celeste 30 Iraan 30 Shiner 21 at Rankin 31 at Mount Enterprise 30 at Simrris Bremond 30 HFCA Division III PoH Texas AP The AFCA Division III football poll with firstplace votes in parenthe records through total points and previous ranking Record Pts Pv Mount Union Ohio 1167 1 Rowan 4 30 1124 2 Bridgewater 30 3 Washington Jefferson 30 973 4 Widener 30 942 5 Central Iowa 30 859 7 Bethel 30 822 6 20 784 8 Menlo 40 731 10 30 683 11 30 594 13 Claire 30 585 14 John Carroll Ohio 21 531 9 Union 30 486 18 Western Maryland 31 481 12 Lycomlng 30 475 17 HardinSimmons Texas 11 350 19 Millikln 30 327 22 Wittenberg Ohio 31 281 20 Mary HardinBaylor Texas 20 273 23 Ithaca 30 264 24 Unfield 11 236 21 30 207 25 Washington 40 197 Howard Payne 81 States top teams get ready for district play BY JOEL ANDERSON Associated Press Writer Throw out the records and The race for the playoffs begins Most high schools around Texas begin district play this while other teams finish up the nondistrict portion of their Mesquite the ninthranked team in Class will be one of the states first teams to start district The Skeeters take on one of the Dallasareas toughest teams in South Garland 30 on The Woodlands Aldine Eisenhower 21 and Flower Mound Marcus 21 are the only other ranked teams in Class 5A to begin district The Woodlands hosts Tomball on Aldine Eisenhower plays against Aldine Nimitz and Flower Mound Marcus goes to Class 1 Austin Westlake 30 returns from an open date to play at Round Rock Westwood on 2 Tyler John Tyler 40 travels to 4 Galena Park North Shore 30 plays Humble in Houstons Astrodome and 5 Copperas Cove 30 will play Dallas Ennis the topranked team in will travel to 2 Denton Ryan 30 will host Fort Worth Eastern Hills and 3 Corpus Christi Calallen 40 will travel to Georgetown to play on 4 Stephenville 21 and 5 Brownwood both members of District will kick off district play this Stephenville plays at and Brownwood hosts
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