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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 21, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page HERALDZEITUNG Ibesday January 21 2003 SPORTS Too Tb report scores and highlights call 6259144 ext 223 or email badams@heraldzeitung.com or fax to 60634 f 3 Sports Shorts Baytown phenom commits to Iowa BAYTOWN Texas AP Baytown Lee quarterback Drew Tate made a verbal com mitment Monday to play college football at Iowa which finished the 2002 season ranked No 8 nationally after losing to Southern Cal in the Orange Bowl Tate committed originally to Texas but backed out after the Aggies fired Slocum as head coach and replaced him with Dennis Franchione whose offense is more runoriented Commitments are nonbinding until Feb 5 the first day a recruit can sign a national letter of intent I liked everything about it I was ready to g0t this Tate said in Tuesdays editions The Baytown Sun Tate said he liked the opportunity to play in the Big 10 with Iowa whose coach Kirk Ferentz was named the college coach of the by The Associated Press Iowa quarterback Brad Banks the runner up for the 2002 Heisman Trophy wont be fcack but the starting quarterback job isnt Ms for the taking Tate said If Theyre not promising me Tate iaid They said if you want to play early you have to get ready and do this this and Tate finished his fouryear career with 970 completions in attempts for yards and 113 touchdowns all Texas high school records The AP named him high school player of the year in Texas as a junior beating out Lufkins Reggie McNeal now at Texas and Houston Madisons Vincent Young now 1 at Texas Pistons 88 Pacers 78 AUBURN HILLS Mich AP Ben Wallace scored a seasonhigh 14 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons used a late surge to beat the Indiana Pacers 8878 Monday After trailing much of the game Detroit Jwent on a 90 run to take an 8273 lead with f 129 left H Richard Hamilton scored 18 Cuff Robinson had 15 and Chauncey Billups gelded 10 Wallace made 7 of 9 shots Reggie Miller scored 28 points and became the 18th NBA player to score points Ron Artest scored 14 points Jermaine ONeal had 12 points and 11 v Pistons began their comeback with an 312 run to tie it at 57 late in the third Nice Shot DAVID Brandon Patterson a 10yearold student at Seele Elementary killed this 9point 150 Boone Crockett point buck in Live Oak County on McLendon Whitetail Ranch SUPER 1B Davis the teams maverick owner CaUahan ended near ly two decades without a trip to the big game He did it by transforming some castoff star power into a formidable cast with the likes of Jerry Rice Tim Brown Rod Woodson Charles Wood son Bill Romanowski and league MVP Rich Gannon And he doesnt care about the spotlight which is good because Davis who stayed behind the scenes last week isnt likely to do so again Of course many in the NFL still consider Davis a villain because of his endless series of lawsuits and threats against the league That his team failed to play for a title from 1985 until both Los Angeles afod Oak land as their ports of call probably was a source of extreme pleasure everywhere outside Raider Nation Mr Davis is the said safety Anthony Dorsett It rolls off him and onto us He could tell you about every player He could tell you the guy on the practice squads wife and kids He loves this football And he loves the image he has created for it The only problem is the guys on the other side might be ready to steal the treasure before Davis Raiders can grab it Game lime OnTV College Basketball Ohio State at Indiana 6 on ESPN Virginia at Virginia Tech on ESPN2 Alabama at Mississippi 8 on ESPN Boxing James Leija vs Kostya Tszyu 10 on SHOW2 Cheerleading USA Spirit National Championship on ESPN2 Golf Golf Academy Live 7 on GOLF Sports Calendar MBLL registration Late registration forms for the 2003 New Braunfels Little League season can be picked Jan 1931 at Vivroux Sporting Goods in New Braunfels Late registration for Tball costs and all other registra tion fees are per player Tryouts are scheduled for Feb 1 at the Loop 337 Fields and all players must regis ter to tryout For information call Jeff Dees at 708 0000 or Irwin at 8321199 MBGSA registration Registration forms for the 2003 New Braunfels Girls Softball Association season are available at Vivroux Sporting Goods Teams are being formed for TBall 8 andyounger 10andyounger 12and younger 14andyounger and 16and younger age groups Tryouts take place for ages nine and older to help distribute the skill levels however all girls will play For information call the NBGSA Hotline at 6272801 or Chris Schoenherr at 626 6726 or Tbny Ramirez at 6291962 Connections golf benefit The Fore the Children Golf Classic benefitting Connections Individual and Family Inc tees off at Feb 1 at The Bandit Golf Course Each team provides three players to be paired with a celebrity Expected celebrities for the tournament include Lance Berkman Houston Reed Boyd University of Texas Larry Dierker Houston Astros Rayfield Wright former Dallas Goby Dietrick for mer San Antonio Ken Hall former Houston Oiler Micah Bowie Oakland Bruce Colle former San Francisco Mac Percival former Chicago Bear and AlanAshby former Houston The fee to play in the tournament is per person Players can begin to checkin and meet the celebrities at 10 Brunch and lunch will be provided by Rudys Bar BQ Bidding for the celebrities will close at 11 Proceeds from the event go to support and provide therapeutic services for youth who have been abused neglected or are homeless First place wins gift certificates second place receives gift certificates and third place gets gift certificates A preevent party also takes place from 69 Jan 31 at Tavern on the Gruene For information call Kellie StaUings at 830 6296571 or Joel Guajardo at 830 6296571 ext 206 CHS Athletic Booster Club meeting The Canyon High School Athletic Booster Club meets at 7 Monday Jan 27 at Ben Hardy Cougar Den For information call 6061850 AllSports Gala The second annual Smithson Valley High School All Sports Gala takes place from 7 to midnight Feb 1 at Anhalt Dancehall There will be live entertainment an auc tion raffle dancing and dinner by Outback Steakhouse Tickets are per person and must be purchased in advance For information call Sheri Kitchen at 830 8852905 or Laurie Johnson at 830 9809493 NBVA womens volleyball league Community Education and the New Braunfels Volleyball Association sponsors an adult womens volleyball league which begins a new season Feb 18 An adult womens B league plays Tuesday nights and an adult womens A league plays Wednesday nights Teams interested in joining the league can contact Denise Cook before Feb 14 at 6065776 or email ddornakcook@yahoo.com Wolff Memorial Golf tournament The Canyon Springs Golf Club hosts the Third Annual Guillermo Antonio Wolff Memorial Open Feb 8 The tournament which tees off at 1 will be a handicapped fourman scramble A dinner and awards ceremony takes place after the tournament The Wolff Scholarship Fund was estab lished to allow an outstanding high school to attend Southwest Texas State University The tournament registration deadline is Jan 31 For information contact Marisa Flores or Michael Sullivan at 210 4971770 David Butler Memorial Golf Toum River Crossing Golf Club hosts the sec ond annual David Butler Memorial Golf Tournament Monday Feb 17 David Butler was a Spring Branch vol unteer fireman who died Dec 24 2001 responding to a fire Players tee off at 9 and the cost is per player or per fourman team which includes a fajita buffet dinner Deadline to register is Feb 14 To register or for information call Ryan Cummings at 830 9044653 Hole sponsorship is a hole To spon sor a hole call Ken Hughes or Dawn Brooks of the Spring Branch Fire Department at 830 8857151 Momal County Club The Comal County Club sponsors its Third Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Monday March 3 at The Bandit Golf Course The tournament is a fourperson scram ble format and registration is per play er Single golfers are welcome will be paired with other Entry fee includes green fees range balls lunch pro vided by Rudys BBQ and refreshments served on the course Registration table and driving range open at lunch is served at and a shotgun start tees off at For information contact Kyle Dicke at 6263590 or visit lamc Cavs fire Lucas after teams horrible start Keith Smart is new head coach CLEVELAND AP John Lucas couldnt make winners out of the Cleveland Cavaliers so Keith Smart is getting a shot Hes made a big one before Lucas was fired Monday by the Cavs who at 834 have the NBAs worst record an Apathetic fan base compla cent players and an assort ment of other problems Weve been pretty much the laughingstock of the said guard Bimbo Coles It has been a circus or around Lucas who was in his sec ond season with the Cavs and had another year remaining on a threeyear million contract was replaced by Smart Smart best known for making the gamewinning jump shot for Indiana in the 1987 NCAA championship game against Syracuse inherits the leagues youngest team and all of Lucas headaches I told the players we have an open said the 38 yearold Smart who spent three seasons as a head coach in the CBA before joining the Cavs as an assistant Were starting Smart will make his debut at home on Tuesday night against Orlando Hes the leagues secondyoungest coach behind Golden States Eric Musselman who coached Smart in the CBA Im going to tell him the pressure has just intensified moving one chair said Musselman who planned to call Smart The 49yearold Lucas who went 3787 in 1 years in Cleveland did not immedi ately return a phone message seeking comment Cavaliers general manager Jim Paxson was disappointed in his teams lack of develop ment under Lucas and decid ed to make the coaching change before things got worse The Cavs are coming off a 15 West Coast road trip where they were blown out in several of the losses On Saturday Cleveland made a seasonhigh 30 turnovers in a 9780 loss to Denver the leagues 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