Wednesday, January 10, 2007

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 10, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6 January Spurs get easy rout of Blazers In 264A traffic Cougarshost Del Vulte for To have your sports event publi contact Will Wright at or by email at THE DAILY Soccer finally begins After 45 days of area schools play first real games in Times TEA Looking for revenge Cougars host Del which knocked Canyon out of last years hoop Time Spurs host Wizards San Antonio takes on Washington at the Time 35 WOA1AM1200 Cougars make it 9 in a row over NB SAN ANTONIO AP It was a decidedly routine night for the San Antonio Spurs at home on But after some of their recent no news was good Pointwise were doing a pretty good Tonight we did a pretty good said Tim who had 16 points in the Spurs 9884 vic tory over the Portland Trail he added I still cant say were where we want to Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker had 14 points Brent Barry added 13 and Bnice Bowen scored 12 all on the Although San Antonio won Sunday on the road against Memphis to snap a three game losing Tuesday marked die teams first home game since a 9085 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on We shot the ball well tonight and that helped us keep our Spurs coach Gregg Popovich Over pretty good team defense to hold them to Just go on to tiie next game Zach Randolph led the Blaz ers with 25 followed by LaMarcus Aldridge with Jarrett Jack with 13 and Bran don Roy with Portland had 19 turnovers1 for 28 while San Anto nio committed 15 turnovers for 12 Parker was back Tuesday and played 21 min utes after sitting out Sundays game against Memphis with a strained We had a good We played pretty good defense and shot the ball Parker it was a good Bowen said every night die Spurs defense learns a new Its important for us to get things the right Even if they if were doing it die right way it means we have Thats what its about right Bowen COLLEGE 8 Texas Baylor 51 WACO AP Acie Law IV had 20 points to lead Texas to its seventh straight Joseph Jones had six points and three rebounds in the stretch that finally put die Aggies Big 12 ahead for good with 10 minutes lexas s second seven game winning streak of the season has come since con secutive losses to 13 LSU and 4 The Aggies are off to their best start since opening 162 in Kevin Rogers had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead Baylor which has lost 25 straight games against ranked teams since a win at Oklahoma State on NEW YORK AP Mark McGwire fell far short in his first try for the Hall picked by percent of vot ers while Tony Gwynn and Cal Rip ken easily gained baseballs highest Tarnished by accusations of steroid McGwire appeared on 128 of a record 545 ballots in voting released Tuesday by the Baseball Writers Asso ciation of Ripken was picked by 537 voters and appeared on percent of bal lots to finish with the thirdhighest percentage behind Tom Seaver New s 20 points helps Canyon in 6146 victory By Kevin Washburn Staff Writer During the New Braunfels Canyon basketball some fans brought a sign commemorating the Uni corns 200 Wurst Bowl win from last football Unfortunately for those cre ative sign New Braun fels could not conjure up the same magic when the teams met on the Canyon garnered its ninth consecutive win over New Braunfels with a 6146 win at Unicorn Gym on New Braunfels has been win less in the crosstown rivalry since beating Canyon 5348 on Road wins are extremely important when youre chas ing playoff and this is a big road win in this Canyon coach Kenny Rotzler I told die kids before the game it would be a playoff type atmosphere and that we needed to 1 think we did a good job regaining our and were ready to play basketball here down the That regained focus came after the Cougars recently dropped two of three leading to a fall of the Class 4A basketball Canyon 184 overall 31 in District 264A has respond ed with a pair of wins 69 32 drubbing of Lehman on MIRANDA Canyons Austin New 41 tries to shoot around the upstretched arms of New Braunfels Brett and Jacob during the Cougars 6146 win over the Unicorns ontuesday at Unicorn Friday and dien Tuesdays vic tory over the Canyon post Austin New has led the way in the pair of scoring a teamhigh 20 points against New Braun fels after putting in 25 versus the When asked about his recent New gave credit to his fellow We just run our and my teammates set great screens to get me New The shooters on our team really help draw away the defense and open it up While the Cougars seemed to have righted the the Unicorns were left looking for answers in anoth er game where they were competitive but could not grab a The Unicorns trailed by only six with left in the but turnovers and New inside allowed Canyon to stretch out its lead We didnt so thats a I New Braunfels coach Chris Dial The kids do play hard all the Tonight we didnt We werent We didnt stick to the game We got away from some of the things that have gotten us some wins in the Dial said while the Canyon New Braunfels rivalry receives a lot of he tried to make it no bigger than any other district He did that the rivalry could have been one cause for his teams lack of This is a great backyard brawltype rivalry and all that great stuff that the media likes to eat but Canyon is just another team we play on the he We needed this district game just as much as we need to beat Steele on Although Canyon never trailed in the it was never able to really pull away until late in the fourth An 82 New Braunfels run in the fourth keyed by a pair of 3pointers from Will Henry and an oldfashioned See Page 7A Cougarettes crush Unicorns DAVID New Braunfels Eliesha Davis is guarded by Canyons Claire Gubernator as she drives up court in the first half of the Unicorns 4531 loss to the Cougarettes By Will Wright Sports Editor It wasnt great basketball that was featured Tuesday night at the Cougar but then anytime New Braunfels and Canyon go at its The Cougarettes took their seventh consecutive victory over the Uni as Katie Korioth scored 12 of her gamehigh 17 points in the first half of a 4531 It kept Canyon witliin earshot of District 264A leader Del while New Braunfels fell yet another game behind the loops play off It was as solid Canyon win to be sure the Cougarettes led 2715 at halftime and were up 3921 going into the fourth But Canyon coach Terry Tennell was happy he got the despite his teams fall off in the latter stages of the In the first half I thought we played pretty I was real disappointed in the way we played in the second Tennell Braunfels outplayed us in the second They cut into our lead and they owned the fourth Canyon defeated the Unicorns 58 36 on 2 at the Cougarette Classic but was in for a closer contest this time The game wasnt a shooting New Braun fels hit only two of its first 11 field goals and just seven of its opening 27 Canyon had hit 10 of 26 shots before the break but cooled in the second making only eight of its final We shot 29 percent in the second Tennell But its a well take Anytime you can get a win over a team like New its always pretty The Cougarettes outmuscled the Unicorns in the first quarter and part of the but New Braunfels got tougher in the paint as the game went Problem the Unicorns could nt get anything to New Braunfels hit only six field goals in the second half and finished shooting 13 of 48 for the We were outplayed in the first quarter and got behind and I dont know what it just have a hard time coming back from a New Braunfels coach Lance Hughey We played better in the second We got some good but we need to make some of those shots when were right around the Turnovers are usually a problem See Page 7A n elected to baseball Hall McGwire way short and Nolan Ryan The former Balti more Orioles short stop said he was both relieved and If he had been picked by two of the eight voters who didnt select he would have set the percentage record but he didnt All 1 wanted to hear Youre Cal Ripken Ripken said during a confer ence J really didnt get caught up with wanting to be unanimous or wanting to be the Gwynn received 532 votes for the sev enthhighest also trailing Ty George Brett and Hank Its an unbelievable feeling to know Tony Gwynn that people think that what you did was Gwynn For its kind of The type of player that 1 was doesnt get a whole lot of credit in todays Goose Gossage finished third with 388 falling 21 shy of the neces sary His percentage increased from to putting him in good position to reach the necessary 75 per cent next The highest percentage for a player who wasnt elected in a later year was by Gil Hodges in See Page 7A DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS StUwtoy 134 at Baltim CBS OW Mm