Thursday, January 11, 2007

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 11, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas NB cheerleader Andrea SPORTS COMING SATURDAY A hostile host Canyon battles Del Valle for 264A hoop January 2007 HERALDZEITUNG Page 5A HERALDZEmJNG 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 TBA 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 WOAIAM1200 Ginobili helps key big final quarter in Spurs 9283 win over Denver DENVER AP Tony Parker scored 26 points and Tim Duncan had 19 to help the San Antonio Spurs stave off the Denver Nuggets 9283 Wednesday Allen Iverson snapped out of his shooting slump by sinking 15of25 shots for 33 Nuggets got guard Manu Ginobili Smith back from a 10game suspen sion for and he chipped in 12 The Spurs were coming off a home game against Portland just 24 hours earlier and it showed in sever al missed mostly by in the first three Although Duncan added 13 he was an uncharacteristic 3 of10 from the and San Antonio had trouble putting away the who played one of their best games since losing star Carme lo Anthony to a 15game suspen sion last The Spurs didnt lead by more than six until Manu Ginobilis two free throws with left gave them an 8275 Ginobili finished with 16 Mavericks Trail Blazers 74 DALLAS AP Jason Terry scored 20 points and Josh Howard added 17 as Dallas beat Devin Harris had 14 points and Erick Dampier added 10 rebounds for the who have won 15 of their last Reserve Austin Croshere had 13 points for the who extended their winning streak against the Blazers to 12 matching the longest in the Mavericks top scorer and rebounder Dirk who had a seasonhigh 38 points against Utah on Tuesday played only 25 minutes and finished with 11 He took only six shots and sat out the fourth Zach Randolph scored 21 points and rookie Brandon Roy added 15 for the Trail who had heir seasonlow point total and lost for the seventh time in eight Rockets Lakers 77 IIOUSTON AP Juwan Howard scored a seasonhigh 23 points and Dikembc Mutombo moved into sec ond place on the alltime blocks list in the Rockets win over Los Mutombo blocked five shots and grabbed 19 matching a season high and reaching double digits for the eighth straight He now has two more than Kareem AbdulJabbar on the alltime Rafer Alston scored 20 points for the whove won seven of nine games since Yao Ming broke a bone in his right Tracy McGrady had only eight points and appeared to aggravate his troublesome back late in the first He also had 12 Kobe Biyant scored 20 but went 6for18 from the field for the who were held to a season low point Bryant suffered a minor groin strain in the second quarter and left the game with left after playing 34 The Lakers shot 34 percent 26 of 76 and mustered a seasonlow 31 points in the second The Rockets built an early seven point lead despite McGradys 2for 6 Bryant scored 10 points in the second quarter during an 114 spurt to pull to a 4141 SIDELINES From wire reports LOCAL NBLL REGISTRATION BEGINS TODAY The New Braunfels Litde League is holding registra tion for various baseball and softball leagues from 68 today and Tuesday at Seele Elementary School and from 35 Sunday at the NBLL Complex on Loop The following leagues are available T Ball ages 56 Coach Pitch 67 Minor League 1011 Major League 1112 Junior League 1314 Senior League 1516 Girls TBall and Softball ages 5 18 and Challenger Division for special needs youth ages 518 no Practices begin in with try outs scheduled for STATE SOONERS DEFEAT BAYLOR WOMEN Courtney Paris scored 21 of her 32 points after half time when the 8 Oklahoma Sooners over came a 10point deficit and went on to a 7663 vic tory over 9 Baylor on Wednesday Chelsi Welch and Leah Rush both had 13 points for Oklahoma Big and Rush also had 13 Bernice Mosby led Baylor with 26 points and 11 It was her 10th 20point game this Jessica Morrow had 13 UT MEN THUMP MIZZOU Kevin Durant scored 34 points and 25 Texas ran its winning streak over Missouri to nine with an 8868 victory Wednesday sending the Tigers to an 02 start in the Big 12 under firstyear coach Mike Abrams added 16 points for the Longhorns who hit 12 Marshall Brown scored 24 22 in the second to lead Missouri 11 AGGIE WOMEN EDGE TEXASTECH Morenike Atunrase hit a jumper with left Wednesday night to give 19 Texas a 4947 victory over Texas The Aggies held Tech scoreless for the final 3 Lenka Zimova scored 11 points andTakia Starks added 10 to lead the Aggies Big Alesha Robertson had 14 points and 14 rebounds for Tech Chesley Dabbs added 11 Tourneys kick off soccer season By Kevin Washburn Staff Writer New Years resolutions and the NFL playoffs are not the only things that start up in Area soccer teams have practiced since November and began scrimmaging last but the games that count will start at local tour naments beginning today and running through Satur The Smithson Valley boys and girls teams will host the Ranger Soccer which will be attended by both teams from Mean the New Braunfels boys and girls squads will host tourneys of their Five of the six area teams will begin play In Smithson the Cougarettes will face Schertz Clemens at 10 the Rangers boys will host San Antonio Jay at noon the Smithson Valley girls will play Dripping Springs at 2 and the Canyon boys will take on San Antonio Jay at 8 Also beginning today will be the Lady Unicorns Invita which will feature New Braunfels versus Pleasanton at 5 The New Braunfels boys will begin the Unicorn Soccer Tournament on Friday with a 10 matchup against San Antonio The tourneys will be espe cially important for New Braunfels and which find themselves in District 27 4A after district The new district is a nineteam mean ing 274A play will begin on earlier than both teams began while in The quick turnaround will be especially tough for young such both New Braun fels teams and the Unicorns girls coach Al Dressen said tournaments are a good way to speed up the learning process before the district season Last year his girls finished in third place at its home The New RANGER SOCCER CLASSIC MIRANDA Canyons Kayla Redwine goes high to maneuver the ball against former Cougarette Ashley Gosdin during last weekends Alumni Canyons girls officially begin the season today when they play Schertz Clemens at 10 at the Smithson Valley Ranger Soccer Braunfels boys where the Unicorns finished 301 last is a round We played some scrim so were ready to move to the next and a tour nament is a great way to do Dressen You get to play a group of games in a short period of time and get everybody some playing time and see what youve Canyon boys coach Rob Rush This is the shortest presea son weve over said whose Cougars did not play in Smithson Valleys tour nament last Were just trying to get our game THIS WEEKENDS AREA SOCCER TOURNAMENTS fey wrttbwdi slnflJe Student prices are and TOBAY MY8 Smithwn Valley QQennor Dripping Clemens San Angelo 6 FRIDAY BOYS OConnor Spring 10 Smithson Valley 4 Dripping Springs Spring 8 GIRLS Smithson Valley 10 SWUJi eitmtrji 1 Q SmittWi Vftltty Dripping San Angelo i Dripping Springs 6 UNICORN SOCCER TOURNAMENT FRIDAY At WMton Soccer Fields adults stu dents Austin gNew Braunfels 3 2McCallum New 3 SATURDAY At Unicorn Stadium Holmes 11 New Braunfels 1 LADY UNICORNS INVITATIONAL Tickets Adults for a threeday pass for a one day pass per Student prices are and TODAY At Unicorn Stadium New Braunfels 5 FRIDAY At Unicorn Stadium Manor 10 legs under us and will really try to figure out what our starting lineup who the first couple of subs are and really see what our rotation is going to On the other side of the spectrum are the who feature an experienced squad that will be looking to simply fine tune some Canyon girls coach Dustin Gold is looking for a better performance than last years sixthplace finish at Smith son Valleys but his Cougarettes will face some tough challenges in a tourney that includes the 2 3 Dripping Springs and 6 Clemens teams in Class 4As Region IV according to the Texas Asso ciation of Soccer Coaches preseason Its a good mix of 5A and 4A Gold Last I dont think we were ready and our heads werent in it early in the We didnt perform very well in either of our so Im really looking forward to getting to see how we come out mentally for this tourna ment and how we prepare for this season in that The tournaments are not only important for the Uni corns and With Dis trict 265A games starting next Thursday for Smithson the Rangers wont have much longer to Were hoping to get some good competition for dis Rangers boys coach Russ Girard Thats what its all we have everything solidified as far as whos playing where and what our game plans are going to be and our style of play and all that its hoping to prepare us for the level of play well see once district comes The Smithson Valley boys finished in fourth place in their home tournament last while the girls defeated Canyon in the fifthplace Manor New Texarkana Peasant Vf Pieasanton 7 SATURDAY Pleasant Grovt Lehman inv New 6 raunfcfc MMMRf Noon Pleasanton Lehman