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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 HERALD-ZEITUNG.COM [ Thursday, November 3, 201T ] 7  THE EXTRA POINT  Canyon High’s Grant Kay  SVHS faces No. 1 Lake Travis  By Ctwte Hoffman  Tfte Herald-Zeitung  The Smithson V,ilk'y volleyh.ill siju.Kl h,i(l link' time to (elebr.ite its iiv{'-gam(' vi( tory cigainst H,irlan(l.ili‘ in the Class 4A hi'flistrict playoff thriller on Tu(‘sday.  Ihe Lafly Rangers (2i)-2()) have a huge mountain to tiimi) if their going to advani e, as they fac e defending 4A state (hampion Austin l ake Travis at 7 p.m. tonight in the area playoft's at (\inyon 1 ake High St h(M)l.  Tlie Lady C avs (44-0) are th(’ top-ranked 4A team in the stat(* and the No, 2 t(>am in tire nation a( cording to the FSPN/f’ower-ade fab SO rankings.  I <ike Travis, a perennial |)ovverhouse in volleyhall, li<ive not( h(‘d 40 wins in three straight seasons and hav(' a pic'thora of Division 1 talent on the roster.  i i'ading the way is Texas-signee Amy Ne.il, who talliefl I 1 kills, and Katy Beals h.ul 11 assists in I ,ike Travis' sweep of  LB) in the bi-distri( t round on Tuesday. Net'ding just one (>oint to ( lin< h a vu tory, Smithson Valley had to hold off Harlan flak', who stored five straight points to tie it up in the fifth g.mie.  Tonight, th(> Lafly Rangers will hav«» to have their "A" game if they are going to heat the uDflf'tf'atefl Larly (avs.  Canyon vs. Cedar Park Vista Ridge  District 27-4A t hampion ( ougar(>tt(‘s  fa( i edar I’lfk Vista Ridge at 7 p.m Iri-day in flu» 4A .nea pl.vyofis ,ii Drip[)ing Springs \ ligh S( liool  New Braunfels vs. SA Warren  lire New Htanntels voHeyhall s(|ti<ul is set to play S.m Anionio Warten in the ( lass SA .irea playofts at 7 p.m. on f riday night at ( iholo Sleek' I ligh S( hoof.  Ii( k('1s ar(' S'i tor ,klulls and S i for siu df'iits.  ► NBA LOCKOUT  No movement on day NBA season would lave started  NEW YORK (AP)  No KD vs. Kobe, no (hampi()nshi|) banner tn I ).vllas.  Ihe original start flate to th(> NBA season arrivf'fl hu'sflay with progress still stalled in the nt'gotialions to (>nfl th(‘ lot kout. No further talks havi' Ix'en sf hed-uled, a pf'rson familiar with live situation told Ihe Asso-(lated I’ress.  Ihe person spoke on (on-ditron of anonymity tx‘tause the plans have not been made publit.  rlayers anfl owners made |)rogress on a number of issues relateti to the sal.iry (a[) system ov('r two days List week. But tin* negotiations k'll apart again on the third flav, when the suit's (k'( ifled lo revisil tht* rt'v-enue sharing split.  ()wn('rs are insistf'nt on a S0*.')0 split, vvfiile players have propi)sed reflut mg iheir guaranltv trom 57 pf'r-(ent down to 52.S, whu h they sa\' would transtc'r more than $1.-) billion to ovMU'rs over six vears.  Ihrt'e games hafi been st hefkilt'd for Tuf'Sflay. Ihe Maverii ks wouUI have o|)ened th(' detf'nse ot their tirst NBA title at home against D(*rri( k Ri)S(' anti Ihe ( hit ,igo Bulls. Houston was at Utah, with Kt'vin Durant's Ihunder at Kobe Bryant's Lakers. Most ot the league would have startf'd VVi'flnesday.  ► PRO SURFING  Kelly Slater wins 11th surfing title  SANFRANaSCO(AP)  Kelly Slater won a rt'tortl I Ith world title in surting on Wednesday at the* Rip ('uri Pro Searc h in San I ran-  ( ISt t).  rh(' 1 lorida native earned a scorc' ol 15.1 3 for the heat, edging Daniel Ross of Australia by .7 i [)()ints.  At V)-yc'ars-old, this is Slater's st'c> ond consec utive Association ol Surfing Professionals championship.  The win also comes on tire anniversary of the dc'ath of Slatc'r's friend and threetime world chamj)ion Andy Irons.  Slater said the com )eti-tion was a way of cele »rating Irons and honoring his memory.  The ( ontest at Of ean Beach was the tirst professional surfing event in San Lrancisco in decades. Surfers enjoyed (>ristine Ho 5 foot waves.  Slater  UNICORNS NEED TO BUILD MOMENTUM  LAURA MCKENZIE I  New Brauniels tight end Alex Leslie and Ihe Unicorns will try lo end the regular season with wm over Judson Iniiiqlit  BUILDING BLOCK  .*^6 looks to continue winning ways  By Chris Hoffman  The Heiald Zeituny I ans packing tht' si.idium, the bright lights shining down and thc' c amera (ic'ws ( apluring <vll the a( tion,  That is thf' scene tonight at LJniiorn Stadium when N(>vv Braunk'ls tric's to end the rt'gular season on a high notf' against ('onvf'rse judson in a District 25-5A showdown.  Thf' game' will be teaturc'd on "Thursday Night Lights" on KMVSCVV i5.  Th(' liniforns (5-4, 2-2) enflc'd a two-game slide with a 4B-15 rt)ut ot Seguin in the (kjaflalupe Rivf'r BowT last wc'f'k.  When Nf'w Brauntels made its flt't'p |)layotf run bat k in '09, the Unicoins got hot late in the season and rofle its balanc t'd offense toward the state final ff)ur.  This st'ason, the Unictvrns .ire balancefi on frfff'iise (1,272 yards rushing, 1,270 vards passing), but stumbled against tlie tf)|) tif'T in 25-5A.  CONVERSE JUDSON AT NEW BRAUNFELS  Today at 7 p.m.  TV: KMYSCW35 Cost $8  KEY MATCHUP; Jucison RB Quaylon Jones vs. New Braunfels tiefense. Jones runs for nearly 10 yards per carry and 20 touchdowns this season for the Rockets. The Unicorn D will need to use its speed to hit Jones at the line of scrimmage and prevent him from breaking big runs.  New Braunfels coach (Tuick ( anitf)rfl has his tc'am rcwfly to put thf)se k)sses aside and try to end the seastrn with a win and use it as a buikling block tor thf'  "Wf' just try to get better eat h week," (\iniford said. "We df>n't flwell on any win f)r k)ss. Mf)St of these players have' been here  long enough .ind know what expected ot them and know what Wf' nf'C'fl to do to win."  The 200‘) stat(' sf>niitin<ilists who f liiK hf'fl their third sitaighl [)layoff spot with tire win. are looking to makf' it two m a iov\, but that pro[)osition won't be f'asy.  )uflsf)n, w'ho rebounded trom a loss to 25-5A f hampion ( ibo If) Sleek' with a (>2-22 \i(t(H\ over San Marc os last wet'k, art' a solid ff)otball tf'am If'fl b\ stf'llai running back C^uaylon joiif's,  lones is f)ne ot the top run ningbat ks in the rf'gion, lushing for 1,415 yards on 14” (.nrif's (‘).7f) yards per tarry) and 2() tt)uchtlowns.  The Unitorn dt'lense h.is his tt)rically playc'd well against top llight running l).u ks, and tht'v'll neetl another supt'rb ¡)t'itt)rm ance against lones in the ho|)es ot kc'eping hnn out ol the end /one and using tht'ir pass rush to tt)rte lutlson tjuarterbat k (\iatt Mc('art\ into some batl throws that ctrultl k'ad to t'asy points.  High school football tickets on sale  From stall reports  Presale tic kets tor this week's (x)mal (t)unty lt)t)tl)all gamt's t>n sale nt)w.  Smithson Valley-Hays  Prt'sale tickt'ts will Ix' sold from 8-l L a.m. at tht' Rangt'r I ieklhouse andfrt)m l l:i0 a.m.-l p.m. at the school cafett'ria. ()n Lritlay', tfiey will bf' sold from 8-11 a.m. at tlie fieldht)use anti irf)m 11:30 a.m.-l [).m. in the cafetc^ria.  Gent'r.il atlmission adiilt titkets .ire $(>; $ i for stuflents. All tic kc'ts at the gate will be $7.  Canyon Lake*Bandera  llckets will Ik' available froni H:i0 a.ni.-4 p.m. at the athletic; officc?^ and frtnn 11:10 a.m.-l:30 p.m. in the cak'teria ti)day thrtjugh Friday Presale tickets are $5 k>r adults; $3 k)r students. Tickets will be $(> at  Canyon playoff tickets  Tickets It) C\uiyt)ii's bi ( listi it t loot-ball playt)ff game will Ix' soki beginning Nov.  Tickc'ts to thf' Nt»v. 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