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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 23, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 81 Tuesday, August 23, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com  SPORTS  THE EXTRA POINT  New Braunfels'  Tim Schaffer  Wurst Bowl tickets on sale today  Tickets for th(' Wurst Bowl (New Bwuntels vs. Canyon f(x)ttwll gamt*) go on sale UKlay at the New Braunfels High Sch(K)l Fieldhouse.  Ticket office will be open;  Tuesday — 1 - i p.m.  Wednesday 8 a.m. to n(X)n, \- \ p.m.  Thursday — H a.m. to n(x)n, 1 - 3 pm.  Friday — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Reserved tickets cost $8. Gen  Rangers mock their Sox off 4-0  ARUNGTON(AP)  ( ,|, Wilson threw h 2-3 s(orel('ss innmgs tor his I 5th vi( tor\ and Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer ,js the M West-leading Texas Rangers returned hom(‘ with a 4-0 vutory over the Boston Red Sox on Monda\ night.  Wilson (1 i-Si struck out lour while limiting the Red Sox to tour singles.  Nat)oh s 2 I st homer, in the sixth ott Ink Bedard (4-extended the Rangers'  I -0 lead and his hitting str(‘ak to a season-l)est I I.  Bed.ird is 0-2 in his lour starts lor the R('d Sox since being a( f]uir(“d luly i 1 in a trade trom Se.ittle. Th(> lefthander stru( k out tour and <illow('(l seven hits over six innings.  The Rang{‘rs were t om-ing ott a 7-5 roadtrip that ended with a 10-0 loss at th(* ( hi( <ig() White Sox  Leaving Big 12 coulc separate Aggies, state  COLLEGE STATION (AP)  Texas AixM always has been in a leagu(' with a solid foothold in Texas since joining the Southwest C'on-terenc (' in l‘H4.  The junction Boys, the 12th Man and the Aggies' miiitarv culture are all part ot the ri( h and storitxl tradition Ti'xas A6vM has built while playing in a (onfer-ence with several other t(*am‘' in the lone* Star State.  Now that AcKM is looking to ride aw<iy from the Big 12 and its longtime rivals and into the .Southeastern ( onter(mce, (Questions cil)ound al)out what this would mean for the university arul th(> Texas tt>ams lett in its wak(>.  Some worr'v that a def)ar-ture l)\ the Aggies w'ould |(‘0[)ardi/e the future of the Big 12, whith alrc'ady is down to 10 teams.  Texas A&M moved to the Big 12 after 82 years in the Southwest C'ont(^ren( e, but a I wavs has (ompeted in a conti'rence with rival Texas and Baylor. The Aggies have [)layed against fellow state school Texas Tec h sin( (' the Red R.iid(‘rs joined the SW( in 19S8.  In this f(K)tl)all cra/y state, many are worried about what a departure by Texas A^M would mean for the annual football game, now-held on Thanksgiving night, l)etween the Aggies and Texas.  The teams first met in football in 1894 and the rivalry is one of the oldest and most sf)irit(‘d in college footl)all.  It's a highlight of the season in the state and a tradition those in Texas and l)eyond would hate to lose.  era! admission tickets are $7/adult and $3/students.  All tickets at the gate cost $8. Ff)r more ticket information, call the NBISD athletic office at (830) 627-6111.  Shuttle service  NBISD sch(X)i bus shuttle service's will be f)rovicied from Oakwocxi Baptist Church, 21S4 N. LcK)p 337,  beginning at 6:20 p.m. for fans going to the New Braunfels vs. Canyon football game. The shuttles will run until Kickoff and will run again after the game.  Unicom Stadium rules  In order to maintain an atmosphere of safety and courtesy. New Braunfels ISD administrators are reminding patrons visiting Unicorn  Stadium that there are rules to ensure a |X)sitive experience while attending fcx)tball games.  •    Children who are sixth grade and below should f)e attending athletic events with an adult. Parents will not be allowed to drop off unattended children.  •    Loitering will not be allowc'd unciemeath the stands on the home and visitor sides of the f(x)tball stadium. All spectators should be sit  ting in the stands unless they are visiting the concession stand or the restrcx)ms.  •    Spectators are not permitted to stand along the fence or railing during an athletic contest.  •    Spectators exiting the stadium are to leave district property immediately and will not Ix^ re-admitted to the stadium.  •    Backpacks any type are not fx^rmitted in the stadium.  NEW BRAUNFELS TENNIS TEAMS  Herald Zeitung file photo  New Braunfels' Tucker Brown swept Chris Todd of San Antonio Clark at last week's season opener. The Unicorns play crosscounty rival Smithson Valley today at 4:30 p.m. at NBHS.  SERVIN6AWIN  NB girls, boys tennis defeat opponents  From staff reports  SANANTONK)  Tu( ker Brown l)r(^ezed through his (ompc'tition, and the boys tecmi swef)t the finals to lead the New Braunfels tennis team to an 1 1 -() win ov(‘r Seven Lakes at last w'cekend's Northside Tourna-m('nt.  Brown beat Seven Lakes' jere-my jackson 6-3, 6-0 in the No. 1 boys singles final after shutting out Bryson Beckham of Abilene (6-0, 6-0) and Chris Todd of San Antonio C lark (6-0, 6-0) earlier in th(“ tournament.  The boy's team went undefeated at the tournament.  Flunter johnson beat dropped only one game in the first two rounds before beating Chris Rc‘ed of Abilene (6-3, 6-1) in the st^mi-finals and Alex Su (6-0, 6-2) in the tournament finals.  Yates johnson, Lucas Fumagal-li, Turner Brown and Chris FHaerens all posted tournament wins.  Hunter and Yates johnson, Fumagalli and Turner Brown and Flerens and Tucker Brown swept the boys doubles action.  On the girls side, Momrjue Melton beat julia Perez of Roma 6-2, 6-0 in the second round, while teaming uf) with Hayley Wild to post wins over Roma, Clark and Abilene bt'fore falling to Seven Lakes in the finals.  Candyce Henwood, Alex Corder, Emily Moeller, Megan FHopkins and ITndsc'y Wild all posted wins the girls singk's at the tournament.  The Unicorns are back on the court at 4:30 [).m. t(xlay when they host cross-county rival Smithson Valley  Chacin leads Rockies past Houston 9-5  Injury overshadows Giants win over Bears  DENVER (AP)  jhoulys ( hacin threw seven solid innings and had a two-run double while (;arlos Gonzalez hornered and drove in thrw runs to help the C.ol-orado Rockies beat the Houston Astros 9-S on Monday night.  All nine starters reachcd base for C(jlorado, which won its third straight. It's just the second time since june 18 the Rockies have won three in a row. Brian Bogus(‘vic had three hits,  including a homer, Matt Downs also homered for the Astros. It was the first time Colorado lx\it Houston right-hander Brett Myers. The Rockies changed that with a big first inning. Eric Young jr. led off with a walk, Dexter Fowler doubled and Gonzalez knocked both in with a cJouble. One C3ut later, Tcxld F3elton singled to score Gonzalez, Ty Wigginton doubled and HeJton scored on a groundout.  EASTmniCRFORD,NJ. (AP)  The offense woke u[), the defense was solid and special teams was outstanding. The New York Giants had a near perfect night against the Chicago Bears, except for the season-ending knc-c' injury' to starting cornerback Terrell Thomas.  Thomas tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee with 22 scx.-onds left in the first half Monday, and the in ury to New York's leading tackier last season overshadowed an impressive  T()l)A\ *SSC()Hi:S MLB STANDINGS  National Leagu«  East Division W L  Philadelphia    82 44  Atlanta    77 52  Washington    62 64  6B  Pet 651 — 597 6 1/2 492 20 472 22 1/2  41-13 preseason win.  "It's cievastating," defensive captain just in Tuck said in a halftime interview with FSPN.  The rest of the game was outstanding as the Giants (I -1) bounced back from a so-so performance against Carolina with a very good effort against the Bears (1-1).  Brandon jacobs scored on an 18-yard run and Domenik llixon caught a 5-yard touchdown pass as the New York cashed in on big special teams plays.  New York 60    67  Florida 57    70    449 25 1/2 Cantral Division  W    L    Pet GB  Milwaukee 77    53    592 —  St. Louis 67    61    523 9  Cincinnati 62    65    4«8 131/2  Pittsburgh 60    67    472 15 1/2  Chicago %    72    438 20 Houston  34  Arizona San Francisco Colorado San Diego Los Angeles  % 72    438  42 86    328 West Division  W L    Pet 68  69 59    539 —  68 60    531  1  61 68 473 8 1/2 59 70 457 10 1/2 58 69 457 10 1/2  Monday's Results  Milwaukee 8, Pittsburgh 1,1st game Washington 4, Ari/oni 1 Philadelphia 10, N Y MetsO Atlanta 3, Chicago Cubs 0 LA. Dodgers 2, St. Louis 1 Pittsburgh 9, Milwaukee 2, 2nd game Colorado 9, Houston 5  Today's Games Arizona {I Kennedy 15-4) at Washington (Zimmermann 8-10), 7 05 p m Milwaukee lEstrada 3 8) at Pittsburgh (Ohlendorf 0-0), 7 05 pm,  N Y Mets INiese 11-10) at Philadelphia (Worley 8-1), 7:05 pm Cincinnati ICueto 9-5) at Florida (Nolasco 9-91,710 pm.  Atlanta (Minor 3-2) at Chicago Cubs  (C Coleman 2-5), 8 05 p m  L A. Dodgers (Kershaw 15-5) at St Louis  (Lohse 117), 8 15 p m  Houston (Norris 6-8) at Colorado IWhite  0-0), 8 40 p m  San Oiego (Latos 6-12) at San Francisco (Cam 10-9), 1015 pm  Wednesday's Games Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 1235 p m.  N Y Mets at Philadelphia, 1 05 p m.  L A Dodgers at St Louis, 215 p m Houston at Colorado, 3 10 p m Arizona at Washington, 7:05 p m Cincinnati at Florida, 710 p m Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p m San Diego at San Francisco, 10:15 p m  American League East Division W L  New York Boston Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore  Detroit Chicago Cleveland Minnesota Kansas City  Texas  Los Angeles  Oakland  Seattle  77    48  77    50  69    57  65    62  48    77 Central Division  W    L  69    58  63    63  62    62  55    72  52    76 West Division  W    L  74    55  69    59  57    70  54    72  Pet    GB  616  606    1  548    81/2  512    13  384    29  Pet    GB  543  500    5 1/2  500    51/2  433    14  406    17 1/2  Pet    GB  574  539    4 1/2 449 16 429 18 1/2  Monday* s Results  Seattle 3, Cleveland 2 Detroit 5, Tampa Bay 2 Texas 4, Boston 0 Baltimore 4, Minnesota 1  Today's Games Seattle (Beavan 3-4) at Cleveland (Masterson 10-7), 1 05 p m , 1st game Oakland (McCarthy 6-6) at N Y Yankees (Colon 8-7), 7:05 p.m Seattle (Vasquez 0-0) at Cleveland (McAllister 0-0), 7 05 p m, 2nd game Kansas City (Chen 8-5) at Toronto (Morrow 9-7), 7:07 p m.  Detroit (Penny 8 9) at Tampa Bay (Price IMOL 7:10 p.m  Boston (Lackey 11 9) at Texas (C Lewis 11-8), 8:05 p.m.  Baltimore (Simon 3-6) at Minnesota (Duensing 8-12), 8:10 p.m.  Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 10-6) at L A Angels (E.Santana 9-9), 10:05 p.m.  . ÎEXfiS;.  LOIÏERV  ► TEXAS LOTTERY  PICK 3 (8/22)  Day 2-3-3 Night 7-4-5 DAILY 4 (8/22)  Day 5-6-0-7 Night 0-8-2-8 SATURDAY LOTTO  Jackpot: $21 million 25-27-38-48-51-54(8/20) WEDNESDAY LOTTO Jackpot: $20 million 9-11-33-35-43-44 (8/17) MEGA MILLIONS (8/19)  5-15-53-54-56    MB: 22 Megaplier; 2 TEXAS TWO-STEP (8/22)  6-19-24-25    8 8:7 CASH FIVE (8/22) 3-5-10-24-28 POWERBALL (8/20)  2-17-23-28-47 PB: 36 Power Play: 2  For breaking news, sports scores, weather, traffic and mid-day updates, follow us on Twitter ©NewBraunfalsHZ  Learn what's in tomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts. Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan.  Receive the Herald-Zeitung e-newsletter in your e-mail box each ^ morning heraid-zeitung.com. 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