Friday, October 28, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 28, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas At least Astros can say they got to the Series HOUSTON AP The Houston Astros are still the team that has been in one city the longest without winning a World Series they are also the only team to be swept in their first World Series Those distinctions at least the Astros finally got to play in the Fall Classic after waiting 44 It was a little different for me because this just seemed like such a huge mountain to climb to be able to get to the World Series with the team that we said pitcher Andy who joined his hometown team two years ago after playing in six World Series for the New York Im proud of the Manager Phil Garners mix of proven veterans and young players were left with the nifty consolation prize of being NL champions after being swept by the Chicago White Despite the quick the series wasnt that Chicago won by a total of six capping it with a 1 0 vic tory Wednesday We didnt quite finish it said closer Brad who lost HOUSTON ASTROS CHICAGO WHITE SOX Chicago Houston 0 Chisox win series 40 two World Series I hope and cross my fingers that we can come We know this team can win the World That may depend on how drastically the roster The Astros have only five players signed for but theyll cost about That doesnt include Roger who could get a raise from the million he made this season if he decides to Those under contract are the heart of the team Pet Roy Craig Jeff Bagwell and Lance Berk The team will discuss the Rockets return as soon as hes ready to think about it At he led the majors with a career best ERA but was limited to two innings in Game 1 of the World Series because of a strained left He also had groin and back But its not the Hes not having any problem with his general manager Tim Purpura I really want to hear what he has to say about how he and does he want to crank it up one more Lidge and cleanup hitter Morgan two players Bagwell considers the teams future are eligible for salary Catcher Brad Ausmus and reserve Orlando Palmeiro are among potential free The Astros will also be track ing the rehabilitation of Bag who missed 115 games because of shoulder After returning he could only hit because hes not ready to I wish I couldve done a lit tle bit said who planned to start rehabilitation With a few breaks or clutch hits against the White Houston might still be playing maybe even be the team celebrating a fourgame cham pionship the Astros were mis erable hitting with runners in scoring position It was our desire to get to the World and we did But we wanted to owner Drayton McLane said after thanking and consoling players in the clubhouse Wednesday Our mis sion is to win the World and well get to work on that in the At least the Astros seem to making the right kind of pro gression since McLane bought the team in They made the playoffs in then were swept in the divi sion They got back the next two seasons and won a game each Last they finally won a playoff series and this season Houston finally played host to the World The first World Series game in Texas took a record 5 41 minutes and lasted 14 but that was nothing to the They went and 18 innings in the division series clincher against the I think this team learned how to outfielder Jason Lane The Astros had a lot to learn after a 1530 They never lost more than three straight again until they ran into the White October 2005 HERALDZEITUNG PageJTA Canyons Robert Worley placed seventh overall to lead i the The weather helped Canyon coach Kerry Meeker It was a fast But we set a lot of personal and were looking forward to the regional meet next x The 4AIV meet as be held Saturday at The top three teams and 15 individuals advanced after Thursdays 0 George Herrera placed sec ond for New Braunfels and VTncente Romero came 13th overall Armstrong was second overall on the girls and she was jj by Julie Waters sixth Morgan Troudt seventh Alexis Alexander eighth Kaylea Box llth Hillary Hull 13th and Cater Spurs conclude preseason by beating 76ers SAN ANTONIO AP Tim Duncan had 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead the San Anto nio Spurs over the Philadel phia 76ers 10198 in an exhibi Tim Duncan Uon game Thursday Tony Parker added 23 points on 10of17 shooting for the Spurs Brent Barry hit a 3pointer with seconds remaining that snapped a 9696 Bar ry finished with 21 points and made five of six 3point With Philadelphia down 9998 after Steven Hunter answered Barrys 3pointer with a slam Chris Web ber missed a hook shot with 3 seconds Dun can rebounded it and made two free throws after being fouled with seconds Kyle Korver missed a 3 pointer at the buzzer for Philadelphia Hunter led the 76ers with 24 He entered the game when starting center Samuel Dalembert aggravat ed a right quadriceps injury into the Dalem bert missed the first six pre season games because of the injury before playing 20 min utes Tuesday against New Sixers guard Allen Iverson did not play for the fourth time in the last five games due to a right knee playing in his sec ond straight game after miss ing the first six preseason games with a right quadri ceps scored 21 and added a teamhigh 12 Spurs starting forward Bruce Bowen was not at the game due to a death in the Both teams concluded their Each team opens the regular season at home Philadelphia plays Milwaukee while San Antonio plays CONTINUED FROM Page 5A NB teams second Canyon boys third Braunfels with surpris ing newcomer Schertz Steele claiming third with 97 The kids ran hard on a fast said New Braunfels coach Mimi Burnet has an amazing They had six guys clumped up at the top and that made it hard to com pete with Our boys ran hard to get On the girls it was intense between us and Drip ping We were all right there until the end and both teams raced so hard and were focused the whole It was really exciting to TENNIS CONTINUED FROM Page 5A NB begins today against Del Valle Tennis and Trinity and Incarnate Word Play begins today at 8 with the secondround slated to start around 1 Only the top team advances to the UIL tour nament at Lakeway Tennis Center in Austin New Braunfels will begin against Del Valle at where it also hopes to play the PleasantonAustin McCallum winner in the second round in the Wins will put the Unicorns in the semifinals at the Heights Tennis Center Hendrie said hes excited about the also because of the Unicorns Its especially true with the But were young but because we have players have so much experience in spite of being he Hendrie credits the play of SA Reagan transfer Chris j in boys singles and and girls contributors Sarah Septien and jela Septien is ly from Mexico a foreign exchange hails from Were I think a lot more than we were last Hendrie VOLLEY CONTINUED FROM Page 5A Young Vista Ridge Canyons next foe Bolmfalk had four kills and two blocks Jenna Haby had six assists and Megan Jung man had Amanda Hilbig had five digs and Brewer added and Debbie Ammonaci had three Brewer had Medina Valleys 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