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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 19, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas September Smithson Valley cheerleader Malghcfy Convvay SPORTS HEJIALDZETTUNO email HE DAILY TIOKET CANTONVOLLEYBALL Cougarettes HostDel Voile district match Time 5 Time changed due to CITY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS Greater NBarea City Championships teetimesi to Saturday Information Final round is Sunday SUNDANCE Ife CHAMPIONSHIP Junior golf tournament time 2 shotgun start Location Sundance golf course Isabel behind their Hokies blow past Aggies By Hank Kura AP Sports Writer Randall ran 12 yards for an insur ance touchdown in the fourth quarter and 8 Virginia Tech overcame Hurricane Isabel and Texas on Thursday beating the Aggies The played on the other side of the state from where Isabel had knocked out power to nearly million was as bizarre as the featur ing a series of unusual plays and freakish The Hokies 30 didnt get command until the when Randall capped an 80 yard drive with his run that made it 2819 with The Aggies 21 mishandled the ensuing Wckoff and the Hok ies Kevin Jones third with to sealed the Hokies 27th consec utive victory in games played be fore But the seeking their first road victory against a top 10 team since put more of a scare into the home team than the storm that sometimes had the rain coming down sideways with 40 mph wind With Reggie McNeal complet ing key passes and at other times leaving Tech defenders grasping at air as he ran for crucial the Hokies led only 21 19 with left after McNeals 15yard TD pass to Tiiri Van Zant The Hokies also were making uncharacteristic They twice swarmed Aggies punter Cody once allow ing him to escape for a 15yard run and a first the next time getting called for an offsides penalty that negated a sack by James Pressure also caused Scales to twice get off poor one set ting up a short Virginia Tech TD the other being misjudged by DeAngelo recovered by the Aggies and turned into a 24 yard scoring But the Hokies came right back after the Aggies got getting a 27yard burst from Jones to start the clinching drive and a 12yard option run by Randall to end Randall also scrambled 13 yards on thirdand6 from the Aggies keeping the allground march Jones finished with 188 yards on 30 by far his best game of the season despite a steady He scored from and 11 Randall was 9for13 for just 63 yards and one Reggie McNeal was 11for21 for 133 yards and 1 Big and agile Canyon s rushing game starts in the offensive trenches By David Rupkalvis Sports Editor After opening the season with a pair of dominant the Canyon Cou gars will celebrate homecoming tonight when Marble Falls visits for a nondistrict The Cougars have won easily pri marily because of a powerful running attack that has gained more than 200 yards in each While running back Jeremy Molinet has led the of fensive much of the work had been done almost unnoticed by a stel lar offensive Our offensive line is the key to our offensive football coach Brad Wright Theyre big and theyre fairly agile and thats a good combi Tackle Todd Kidd is one of the lead a stands 65 and weighs in at 280 He said his job as tackle is to basically just hit the guy in front of 1 le said that the teams improve ment this year is directly linked to the players extra work this We worked really hard this offsea son to get stronger and Kidd A lot of us went to camps over the As the team prepared for Marble DAVID See Page 7A JESSIE Above from left guard Maxx and tackle Todd lead an offensive line that is a big key in the success of this seasons rushing At Canyon quarterback Justin Chauret braces for the worst when senior Robert Skeen goes for the ball during Wednesdays slippery but not muddy practice on the new Cougars Standings after Week 3 District All District Canyon New Braunfels 20 00 21 21 JM 00 Lockhart DelValle 12 00 12 00 03 00 Lake Travis 03 00 Tonight Canyon Marble Braunfels 730 NL Central W L Pot OB Houston 83 69 Chlcaoo 82 70 Louis 79 76 Hourton Colorado 0 Louis Milwaukee 0 Chicago Idle Hourton at Chicago at Miller blanks 60 DENVER AP Hous ton Astros ended one of base balls record For more than four a Rockies least was a sure thing at Coors Not Wade Miller and the Astros handed Colorado its first shutout at home since increasing their lead in the NL Central Thursday with a 60 The Rockies had scored in 361 consecutive home games since San Diegos Andy Ash by pitched a sixhitter on July The pre vious re cord was 258 games by the Bos ton Braves from I wasnt aware of the Miller They told me its But the thing we needed a win here to go back up by a game over We have only 10 games left so every one is impor he Jeff Bagwell homered and drove in three runs as the Astros moved a game ahead of the idle Miller 1412 gave up just a thirdinning double to Todd Helton and a fourthinning single to Jay He walked five and struck out improving to 72 in his last nine Wade Miller Rupkalvis named sports editor Managing Editor Gary Maitiand announced today that veteran reporter David Rupkalvis has been named sports Rupkalvis came to the HeraldZei tung from southern Arizona to be clos er to his family in the San Antonio I le worked for nine years at the Sier ra Vista where he spent six years as a sports reporter and three years as a municipal government re This he received an award by the Arizona Associated Press Manag ing Editors Association for feature and also received recognition from both the City of Sierra Vista and Cochise County in A Texas Rupkalvis studied journalism at the University of Ari zona in Tucson and remains a big Wildcats basketball Maitiand said that during his three weeks with the David has quickly jumped into the cover ing volley ball and tennis at local high We have been im pressed with his enthusiasm and4 work ethic and feel he will be a great addition to our David Rupkalvis I am looking forward to working in Rupkalvis The zeal and enthusiasm for high school sports in this state is legendary and I have already learned that the reputation is well The HeraldZeitung is providing me with a wonderful oppor tunity and I promise to do my best to provide timely coverage of local sporting Rupkalvis can be reached by calling or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Draw of Texas football grudge match brings Sports Illustrated to SVHS By David Rupkalvis Sports Editor The football team at Smithson Valley High School will garner some national attention next thanks to Sports Reporters and photographers from the nationallyknown maga zine visited the Smithson Valley campus They met with principal Brad football coach Larry Hill and several play ers from the Rangers which is ranked 10th in the state in the latest Associated Press Williams said Sports Illustrated sent writers to Coma County as part of an assignment on Texas school The magazine will be celebrating its 50th birthday next week and is writing a story from every In high school football was Sports Illustrated writers asked experts to recommend the top football game in the state this They chose Smithson Val SVHS Austin Westlaka part because the two programs have been highly successful in recent Westlake has played in six state champion ship games over the last decade and Smithson Valley has played for a state title the last two Last the leys clash with Austin teams met twice with Westlake Theyre doing it on Texas foot winning in the regular season and ball in Williams Its Smithson Valley gaining revenge not Snaithspn VaUey indjvidualjy during the second round of the or Westlake They were state at Westlake and they wUUamssaMSnaitJiwnVaJiBys were here today They inclusion in the Sports lllusSd wWialso be at the stojy was spjnejbjng the The game pitting tfee Bswgfrs football team andlommunity and the Chaparrals was chosen in could be proud
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