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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                NB volleyballer Samantha Linghamfelter SPORTS August 2005 HERALDZEITUNG Page 5A HERALDZEITUNG reports NB continues Canyon begin To have your sports event publi contact Will Wright at or by email at sports@heraldzeitung.com THE DAILY SIDELINES From wire reports STATE KNIGHT GETS REALITY SHOWBob Knight will give one Texas Tech stu dent the chance to play on his team in a reality show hosted by the Hall of Fame Sixteen students will attend Knight the name of die show set to air on ESPN in and Knight will whittle the class to one during six onehour Filming will begin in late That player will have endured what all Knight players do long hours of conditioning and instruction and will have chance to be a walk on for the 200607 Knight was out of town and unavailable to com ment He told the Lubbock Avalanche Journal that in addition to the tryout filming will include shots of the campus and the students in class and in other activi NATIONAL KELLYS SON SUCCUMBS Hunter whose battle with a fatal nervous system dis ease inspired his Hall of Fame father Jim Kellys charitable died Friday of respiratory fail Born in Hunter Kelly was given no more than three years to live after being diagnosed with Krabbe an inherit ed degenerative disorder of the central and peripheral nervous It has no known Jim a Hall of Fame quarterback with the Buffalo established Hunters Hope Foundation with his in 1997 in honor of their Ray place at Junior tourney By Will Wright Sports Editor New Braunfels golfers Nick Williams and Josh Ray placed in the top 10 this week at the Texas State Boys and Girls Golf Champi onships at Austins Barton Creek Country Williams finished tied for fourth in the boys 1518 division after rounds of 70 7570 for 215 Ray had rounds of 767072 to fin ish in a threeway tie for sev enth at The tournament is part of the Texas Legends Junior cosponsored by the Texas New Braunfels golfer Courtney Ray and Canyons Scott Ferguson and Carole Norris also com but didnt make the Last month Ray put together rounds of 70 and 70 at The Rawls Course in Lubbock to qualify for the Amateur Champi onships 2228 at Meri on Golf Club in He will be joined there by New Braunfels Terrence who won a Amateur qualifier in San Antonio Astros at Giants Houston visits stnigglingSan Francisco KGNBAM1420 Smlthson Valley start Its thefirstdayoffalljbotball drills for Rangers Time Volleyball season begins New Braunfels travels to Cedar Park to stan the 2005 season Time 7 Cowboys Spears leaves field with apparent knee injury AP Cowboys rookie defensive end Marcus one of the two firstround draft picks considered potential defensive starters in could miss a month after spraining his right knee and ankle and pulling his groin during a team drill Spears was hurt at the end of a run ning play during the teams first prac tice Friday when a lineman was knocked down and rolled up on his After remaining down Spears had to be helped up by team mates before limping to the It was a terrible When we reviewed it after we became even more concerned because it was really very much a possibility that he could have had the most severe Cowboys owner Jerry Jones The good theres a chance we get him back for the open ing of the Jones said team doctors told him that Spears would need four weeks of rehabilitation for the sprained during which time the other injuries also should The Cow boys season opener is 11 at San Right Im Jones said at the beginning of the teams afternoon which Spears did not Once Spears got to the coach Bill Parcells and team trainer Jim Maurer checked on the pound end who was the 20th overall pick by the Cowboys in Spears then limped the length of the putting little pressure on his right After he got on a training table and doctors examined his right he was put on a cart and driven off the Jones said Spears was taken to a hospital for an Spears and Demarcus the llth overall pick from were expected to be immediate contribu tors and likely starters in the Cowboys conversion to the primary threeman defensive fronts Parcells has always Even though Spears was running with the second team defense when he got Par cells said players arent necessarily where they would be in a Kenyon Coleman was practicing with the 1 team Rookie Jay a seventhround pick from will move up the depth chart for now to take Spears Ware and Spears missed the first day of camp Saturday while their five year contracts were being Spears got a million with million of that First day in pads brings out beasts Photos by DAVID Zeitung New Braunfels head coach Chuck applauds Friday during the Unicorns first day in quarterback Zach Rhodes drops back to pass Leyi Blakeman hauls in a pass as Sammy Anderson New coach thrilled with NB s attitude By Will Wright Sports Editor Unbridled enthusiasm reigned Friday on the New Braunfels football practice as the Unicorns all prepped and ready to pounce did more than go through the The clashing of helmets meshed with yells of encour as the varsity and JV players performed plays they had waited since last fall to In the center of it all was firstyear head coach Chuck who was so satis fied with what he he let his troops off a little In the final 10play the Unicorns hit with a ferocity they hadnt had and execut ed at full We want them to have pas sion about playing Caniford Were out here a long time and asking for a lot of hard work and effort out of But that time goes by faster when youre having it was the first day in the as allowed by the University Interscholastic But it was all the more special because the who were without a coach for their usual spring began fall a week I liked the way we run to the Caniford referring to what he liked about Fridays fulldress It looks like were pretty good But you can tell that theyve been coached real well on the fun damentals of the Were probably a little bit faster than I thought wed be in But 1 think the biggest thing was that our kids gave great effort on a day that can sometimes be pretty While mistakes were no doubt its the fullspeed part that had the coach antsy for practices to resume Mon Because thats what he saw all he released the Unicorns from practice I didnt see any drop off from the first day in Tshirts to the first day in Can iford they turned it up a Donning a red mesh the guy not to hit was quarter back Zach whose passes found receiver Levi Blakeman on die fly and run ning back Jeremy Erben out of the the defenders got through at but at this they should Its way too early for setin stone assessments and per manent assignments for the 27 opener against The first really good look coaches will get of the Unicorns will come a week from today in the first scrimmage against We want to be able to go there and perform well even though its a glorified the coach The first day in pads shows us little things we need to work and well go back and work on those things next week in But the first scrimmage is more or less about lining up against someone you dont Sometimes its easier when you line up against someone you It can be a lot different when you dont know what the guy across from you is going to Caniford said the scrim mage against King is only tentatively set for 11 Sat urday at Victoria Memorial because the field was double If he can find anoth er the site and time of the workout may Right now the only thing available to us is the practice field and Id like to get away from Caniford 1 really would like a stadium so we can shoot film of what were NCAA bans Indian nicknames from postseason events INDIANAPOLIS AP Fed up with what it considers hostile and abu sive American Indian the NCAA announced Friday it would shut those words and images out of post season a move that left some school officials angry and threat ening legal Starting in any school with a nickname or logo considered racial ly or ethnically hostile or abusive by the NCAA would be prohibited from using them in postseason Mas cots will not be allowed to perform at tournament and band mem bers and cheerleaders will also be barred from using American Indians on their uniforms beginning in Major college football teams are not subject to the ban because there is no official NCAA Affected schools were quick to com and Florida State home of the Seminoles threatened legal The committee also recommended that schools follow the examples of Wisconsin and Iowa by refusing to schedule contests against schools that use American Indian While NCAA officials admit they still cant force schools to change nick names or they are making a statement they believe is long over Eighteen including Florida States Seminole and Illinois were on the list of Those schools will not be permit ted to host future NCAA tournament and if events have already been awarded to those the school must cover any logos or nicknames that Certainly some things remain to be answered from and one of those things is the definition of what is hostile or said Tom a spokesman at The NCAA did not give a clear answer on President Myles Brand noted that some schools using the Warrior nick name will not face sanctions because they do not use Indian One See Page 6A   

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