Thursday, November 3, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas W W NOVEMBER Urn SPORTS GAME TIME New Canyon vol leyball teams continue their march toward state with play off games Page 6 COUPON GET IN FREE Get one free admission to Wurstfest with a valuable coupon in todays Herald Page 2A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 296 12 1 section CLICK I 5Oc unny High Low 57 Details DEAR ABBY 10 CLASSIFIEDS 10 COMICS CROSSWORD FORUM OBITUARIES SPORTS TVGIRIDS 9 4 3 6 10 New Braunfels prepares for 10day party By Ron Maloney Staff Writer The Wurst is soon to come The 45th annual rendition of New Braunfels signature sausage and heritage opens its doors at 4 Friday with a concert by the Comal Community The music is followed at 5 with the annual opening cere monies that include the tradi tional biting of the sausages by local dignitaries as though such a comic event could ever be conducted with any pretense toward Director of Wurst Relations AT A GLANCE What Wurstfest When Friday through 13 Where Wurstfest Landa Park Of note Watch the Herald Zeitung for highlights and daily schedules throughout the 10day Herb Skoog said the Wurstfest Association was gearing up Wednesday and was Were excited Skoog The grounds have been spruced the bars are being the coolers are checked out and were Beer and soft drink Skoog were blowing out lines and preparing Concessionaires are putting finishing touches on their Some are being touched and some have been completely he Tents were tables and chairs were being set and everything was on track for die anticipated The carnival rides are set up on the grounds and being spruced Skoog New this year is Opa parking built on the former site of the Landa Park volleyball courts at a cost of to replace space lost at the LCRA This Suzanne Herbelin Wurstfest has done a num ber of bigticket upgrades in addi tion to the new The facil itys iron fencing has been com and new paint was put on the Wursthalle rehabbing the giant Wurstfest The MarketPlatz roof received a new polyfoam coating to address leakage that cost Were making a tremendous amount of investment in our facilities and Herbelin See WURSTFEST Page 3 DAVID Patty Scheel hangs up hats in her booth inside the MarketPlatz at Wurstfest LAYING IT ALL ON THE LINE Football teams arent the only ones in the spotlight By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Two years Matt Phillips couldnt couldnt So he was as surprised as everyone else when he became a Unicorn I taught myself to tumble in middle he A friend saw me practicing and convinced me to try out for a freshman at New Braun fels High is the only male cheerleader at the He said a few guys give him a hard but most are jealous because they didnt think of it Hes probably the best tumbler we said Chesney New Braunfels cheerleading Matt is one of 25 cheerleaders who will be rooting for the Uni corns during Saturdays Wurst Bowl against Canyon High Though the New Braunfels and Canyon football players will decide the outcome of the the cheerleaders also have their work cut out for Canyons 31 cheerleaders are busy preparing special stunts and a skit for Fridays pep Though cheering is their main they also make spirit signs and gifts for athletes and band Sophomore Amorretta a Canyon said she feels that the most important time to hype fans up is before the I think the signs we hang up really do the she Photos by DAVID Canyon cheerleaders Chelsea and Amorretta Crayton rehearse a routine that they will perform during the Wurst Bowl Friday when Canyon meets New Braunfels Misty Lawrence watches herself and her fellow Unicorn cheerleaders in the mirror while they work out the kinks in a routine they will perform Friday When people see them in the they get pumped and Oh theres a game this week Amorretta said for Wurst Bowl cheerleaders will hang special signs from Canyon to New Braun decorate the locker rooms and establish a Bad to the Bone theme for the pep including a few surprise Canyon cheerleading cocaptain Randi a said prepar ing for the pep rally is a lot of Cheerleaders must coordinate any See CHEER Page 3 NB man strikes out after third drug conviction By Ron Maloney StaffWriter A 34yearold New Braunfels man who sold narcotics to the same undercover offi cer three times over 17 years was convicted Wednesday on drug peddling charges and sentenced to 50 years in state Robert Anthony Villarreal was convicted on firstdegree felony charges of posses sion with intent to deliver just under 26 grams of cocaine and delivery of 7 grams of cocaine in a trial heard by 207th District Court Judge Jack Because of the prior drug which occurred in Villarreals two recent committed in were first degree He faced five to 99 years in state A Comal County jury convicted Villarreal on Wednesday morning and sentenced him See DEALER Page 2 WURST BOWL The game means just as much at the JV level 2 DAYS MfflL MKKMV m WHEN Friday a WHERE Unicorn Stadium H TICKITf Advance tickets are foradujts and I for Ticket oiay be purchased today to 3 at arid froirj K By Will Wright Sports Editor The stands arent as full as would be under the glare of Friday night but the enthusiasm on the football field gleams just as For much of the the junior varsity teams are there right behind the varsities prepping players for the next step in the world of high school brag ging rights will mean the same to players from New Braunfels 0 in District 274A and Canyon AT A GLANCE EH What New Braunfels at Canyon JV football game today W Where Cougar Stadium B9 Admission adults students when the two teams compete for the district title at Cougar Both schools coaching staffs have a hand in running the junior varsity just as both will run game plans in the big show between the varsity teams Friday night at Unicorn I think the only difference between the varsity and subvar sity games is that the stage is not quite as Unicorns head coach Chuck Caniford The energy and emotion involved with it is no different than it is at the varsity As it will be in Fridays these kids will have played with or against each other their entire See JV Page 3 Food Network has A Day the HeraldZeitung has A Day at We need your help in find ing out the best way to spend on eats and Interested Email Managing Editor Jeremy Pafford at Ashley Furniture opens for business By Leigh Jones StaffWriter The first phase of a new business thats being counted on to help in New Braun fels1 economic growth opens its doors Sat Ashley Furniture HomeStores outlet located at the front of Ashleys distribution warehouse on FM will offer discounts on all of the same furniture sold in the companys traditional Melissa marketing manager for Ashley Furniture described some of the pieces as gently bruised but also noted many were simply discontinued items no longer carried in the regular See ASHLEY Page 2