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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Page 10 Herald-Ze/fung, New Braunfels, Texas Friday. August 14 1987 Lowery, Chiefs boot Oilers,32-20 Kansas City kicker hits six field goals and two extra points in win HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Oilers were literally kicked into submission by Kansas City's Nick Lowery in their NFL exhibiton opener Lowery kicked six field goals, including a goahead 22-yarder with 7:58 to play Thursday night, leading the Chiefs to a 32-20 victory. “There were no bombs out there, just routine field goals." Lowery said. “You have to give the offense credit for getting us in position “Every year it s like learning to kick over again under pressure I’ve never made six field goals before, but I did make five against the (Los Angeles> Raiders in the regular season.” Lowery hit field goals of 39 and 38 yards in the first half when the Chiefs took a 13-10 intermission lead He added kicks of 28. 19. 22 and 42 yards in the second half. Herman Heard ran I-yard for a touchdown in the first quarter and Bill Kenney hit Darrell Colbert with a 40-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Tony Zendejas had field goals of 23 and 30 yards for the Oilers and Warren Moon hit Drew Hill with a 19-yard touchdown pass and Hubert Oliver ran 1-yard for another Oiler touchdown The Oilers played the game without starting running back Mike Rozier. who said he overslept and missed pre-game warmups. Oiler Coach Jerry Glanville said it was a private matter between him and Rozier. “I came late to dress out. that s it.” Rozier said “I don't know if he (Glanville wasn't going to play me or if it was because I w as late “He asked me where I d been and I told him There was no big scene I told him I'd overslept It happens I m human just like you "Game statisticsSee Page 11A Glanville said he wanted to see as many players as possible “When we had good people out there, good things happened.” Glanville said “(quarterback1 Cody Carlson looked good and so did (running back Ira Valentine” Kansas City Coach Frank Gansz said he was pleased with rookies Christian Okoye and Colbert “They both looked like two fine offensive players." Gansz said. “They're showing skills and poise beyond their experience Lowery's fifth field goal came after eighth round draft choice Michael Clemens returned a punt 51 yards to the Oiler 10-yard line The 22 carder put the Chiefs ahead for good Sherman Cocroft returned an interception by Houston quarterback John Witkowski five yards setting up Kenney's touchdown bomb to Colbert Lowery, who kicked five field goals in a regular season game against Pittsburgh in 1980. added a 42-yarder with I 46 to play for hi* sixth of the game Kansas City is l l in exhibition play losing their opener 20-7 to San Francisco in the Hall of Fame game at Canton. Ohio Houston is 0-1Rams 23, Seahawks 14 ANAHEIM ( alit AP Jim Everett com Meted eight ut ll passes and Enc Picket >on rush ?d tor 77 yards as the Los Angeles Rams built a Jo 7 halftime lead en route to a 23-14 preseason vie '.on over the Seattle Seahaw ks Thursday night Seattle quarterback Dave Klieg was in tercepted four times in the opening halt three times in the second quarter as the Rams collected two touchdow ns and a pair ot field goals The victon was the second ot the preseason tor the Rams, who defeated the Denver Broncos 28 27 in London last Sundae The Seahawks were making their preseason debut, atter closing out 1986 with live consecutive victories Everett beginning his second pro season threw tor 102 yards while playing the first halt including a 46-yard touchdow n pass to Ron Brown Dickerson played just the first quarter and the opening series ot tin* second but averaged 9 63 yards per carr) on his eight calls including a 4<• yard run The Rams other second-quarter scoring came on a. Byard touchdown run In Mike Gilman and Mike Lansford field goals of 24 and 41 yards Seattle took .1 7-0 lead midway through the bist quarter on 37-yard touchdown pass from Kl ieg to Steve Largent Seattle s Jeff Kemp a tonner Ram threw an 8 yard scoring pass to Ray Butler to make the score 20 14 earl) in the tma) period but Tim Lasher s ih yard field goal with 41 remaining gu\e the Rams a nine point pad The Rams were hit b\ two serious injuries Mar ting inside linebacker Mark Jerue ''Uttered lorn knee ligaments and will undergo surger’, and rookie cornerback tin torii Hicks sutlered .1 shoulder separation Americans earn 17 more Gold medals INDIANAPOLIS AP Americans ran away from the Cubans in the medals race at the Pan Am Games Jackie Joyner Kersee jumped away with hers After four days, only 69 medals separated the United States from Cuba — traditional 1-2 rivals at these games But the United States was on a roll Thursday picking up medals from swimming to shooting By the end of the night the Americans had a pile of 40 more medals. 17 of them gold while the Cubans added five The U S treasure chest now has 198 medals. 104 more than Cuba s The most treasured of the night was won at the Indiana University track where Jovner-Kersee sailed 24 feet 5- ; inches into the air and landed with a world record in the long jump In gymnastics, a hobbled U S team still managed to win gold but it didn t seem fair to at least one Cuban competitor “All the judges were partial for the North American team,” Casimire Suarez said “I believe we competed a lot better than they did ” It w as a good day for Americans even when medals weren’t at stake U S boxers Andrew Maynard and Kelcie Banks won convincing ly over two Argentinians in their opening bouts and meet the Cubans next The U S basketball team won its fourth straight in a rout as usual, beating Venezuela 109-74 The Americans now advance to Sunday’s quarterfinals U S women's softball team pit chers now have two no-hitters and two one hitters Michele Granger w ho no-hit El Salvador on Sunday one-hit Belize on Thursday for a 6 0 victory And the U S men s volleyball team — the defending olympic and world champions - recouped from its Wednesday night loss to Brazil with a three game sweep of the Dominican Republic TRACK AND FIELD Joyner-Kersee. of East St Louis. Ill . tied the record on her sixth and final jump The biggest upset, though came in the men s 400 meters where American Raymond Pierre came from behind in the final 80 meters to win the gold medal over 1983 world champion Bert Cameron of Jamaica Pierre who attends Baylor was sixth in this year s NCAA cham pionships The only U S entrant in the event, he won in a lifetime best 44 60 seconds Cameron was se cond in 44 72 American Coleen Sommer of Chandler. Anz continued her comeback from an auto accident last year, winning the high jump at 6-5 and breaking the Pan-Am record LaVonna Martin the collegiate record holder from Tennessee. set another Pan Am record in a semifinal heat of the women's luo-meter high hurdles in 13 02 Mike Gonzales came from a distant second to defeat U S teammate Keith Robinson of Provo Utah, in the decathlon Gonzales overcame a 227-point deficit with three events left to edge Robinson by 76 points Gonzales 7 649 total points was the lowest winning score in the the 10-event Pan Am competition since 1971 GYMNASTICS US Coach Able Grossfeld disagreed with Suarez's assessment that the judges were partial to the Americans * While he thinks the> were cheated. I think they were overscored,” he said Four of the six U S gymnasts were battling injuries but the U S team still broke the Pan Am record by five points in edging Cuba. 577 05 to 574 IU Brazil won the bronze, defeating Mexico Among the injured was Tun Daggett, a member of the gold-medal winning team at the Iwis See PAN AM Page ll Houston ends road trip with defeat By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The San Francisco Giants con sidered Kevin Mitchell as a tem porary starting third baseman and future utility player when they ai quired him five weeks ago He s doing things to change the team's thinking and Manager Roger Craig admits. “He's a better player than i thought he was Mitchell had tour hits and drove in four runs Thursday in an I! inning 7 6 victory over Houston The Giants won for the seventh time in eight games to remain tied tor first in the National League West The winning run scored when Mit chell got a two-out infield hit and Hobby Thompson who had doubled raced home trom second base as shortstop Buddy Biancalana threw past tirst for an error The Astros ending a 1-6 road trip let Nolan Ryan s four hit lo strikeout pitching and homers by Craig Reynolds Billy Hatcher and Glenn Davis go to waste The defen ding NL West champions are 55 59 but only four games out of first “It s a strange year Who ever thought we could tx* under .*>oo and still only three or four games out of first0 Ryan said The possibility ol Ry an w inning his first game since June 12 died when Mitchell hit a three run homer off reliever Larry Anderson in the seventh to send wipe* out a V ; Houston lead Tigers 4, Royals I The Kansas City Royals didn t have much of a chance to extend their four game winning streak once Jack Morris found out he was in con trol ot all of his pitches “I just tell like it I kept throwing good I would win Morris said after he pitched a five hitter and struck out 11 as Detroit beat the Royals Morris 13-6 who walked only one retired 16 consecutive flatters from the second to the seventh inning He gave up a solo homer to .Jim Eisenreich in the eighth then retired the Roy als in order in the ninth to pull the Tigers within a half game ot first place Toronto in the American League East White Sox IO, Blue Jays 3 A sellout crowd of 45 152 at Exhibi Reds 5 Dodgers 2 National League ay Th* Associated Press East Division    A    L    Pct Ness Uirk    <    »    ,i Montreal    •>'    >1 Philadelphia    vs    5    is Chicano    *8    yr    J a Pittsburgh    >1    **4    44 West Division    A    L    Pct Cincinnati    so    a.    SIT san Francisco    -    -    6 Houston    v>    v< lx)s    I    *•    44 atlanta    64    4    tv Sanities    4?    t..*    4<"‘ Thursday s Games Chicago7 New York Cincinnati j Los Angeles J San Diego 5 Vtianta san Krancsicii 7 Houston * ll: GB American League B , r he Associated Press I ast Division    A    I    Pct GB A C Pct GB out later Buddy Be pinch hitter Paul * • Montreal 9 Pittsburgh ~ .. • i Philadelphia 4 St Louis 7 I I innings T od* * % Ga Tooa. $ Ga^ei I IL. New York Mitchell 4 al 1 ntC ago I t«>\ Sanderson 3 • P it I st urgh Dunne 7 4 a I Montreal I J 4 Heaton 12 4 I I rn amati Power s 7 and ll at San Diego show *■ I and .6 Vtianta Puleo >4 at H<>u stun Knep per 4 l l i i , , Philadelphia Kuttin * * Mathews TH Btu. s * • Cubs 7 Mots 5 I.os Ange Hnicn.t' Moreland it Don stadium went home dtsap and drove in ,i run helping ti u McDowell .a pointed as Chicago left hander Floyd Angels beat ''It *\ t* ( triton ti 11 •si when Dis Bannister outdueled Phil Ntel ire in Orioles S ins Toronto debut Brewers 4 ITtr Iii Iii ml f i ii Bannister 8 9 pitched a 'iv hitter Paul Moi im i extended ins hit I lav is folio' and Ntekro 7 12 had five shutoi ut inn streak to28 go mes bv hitting a hoi mer I Jt ii* toil H ii! a mgs before allowing .i 'fin •e run with two out s in the ninth I >Ut glove at Hit* ►v arruug 11 ack homer to Donnie Hill in tile sixth Milwaukee w.. isn t aillt- to <tv «*rt < nile Mumphrey ai Then the White sox router i two Fred I v nn - sixth career gi relievers with seven runs I eighth inning n the Mike Borid ii tuer conn me Ret arni loll. Nie< I on a six hitter Padres 5 Braves 3 Angels IO, Twins I Boridu kt-r ..iii iwsng bun ruts in California cut Minnesota s I earl to innings Nted« mitier got tm- last five <tarn letup it to tin* wit felon ” if ic a ! i; 2 games in the West as the Twins outs IDJ n!> eighth s,ivc fit-' I bego U\it At tailed to deliver in tile club ti st ran til lo'Aint till KHI single to Et Kandy Keo fifth run id th tole ding lo baserunners in the first six in Riles and Moll tor s hornet mugs off Mike VV ill Witt 14 8 allowed nim* hits 111 tile Phillies 4 , Cardinals 2 first six innings but he and Ik*Wayne Rick Mini s two run double Expos 9, Pirates 7 Buice who pitched the ninth gave up two nut in tile nth inning gave no hits over the final three Philadelphia a v ictor v on er div i Mon Tim W ail,it l>oug Dei rices drove ii n t w o leading St Im l im Rallies i LH I ti a I im I 111 > iii California runs with a homer and a Sc im s line drive oil reliever Ken by scoring t ive times as single Dick Schofield, making ins Day ley 7 s cored Luis \guuyo who defeated vim ting Pittsburg] first appearance since separating his had singled . md Milt Thompson who also homere d and stole left shoulder July 12 had thr ee lilts w alked career base I SportsWorldKnowing featherweight title fight will be a war,'Ayala confident he ll win SAN ANTONIO (AP) - W BA junior featherweight champion Louie Espinoza and challenger Mike Ayala say that stretchers better be on hand when they do battle Saturday “It s going to be a war” Ayala said Thursday “This time I m going in there for keeps They’re going to have to carry me out or they ’ re going to have to carry Ixiuie out. ” Ayala. 29. of San Antonio is still smarting after winning the North American Boxing Federation’s super bantamweight title in Ju ly 1986 only to lose it in December Espinoza. 25, of Phoenix, Ariz won his ti tie earlier this year and has defended it twice He said he is confident going into Saturday's bout before Ayala's home crowd “It s going to be a great fight I m not go mg to lose ” he said Ayala is 46 4 with 23 knockouts and Espinoza is is 24 I with 18 knockouts But Espinoza doesn t think his age and lack of ex perience will hurt him Saturday “I only have 25 bouts but I have a lot more experience,” Espinoza said “I ve been in there with a lot of people and I ve learned a lot. not only working with people, but being around them and w atching them work “The experience factor doesn’t bother me at all In fact, it s going to bring out the bet ter in me," Espinoza said Veteran boxing manager Angelo Dundee predicted Ayala would be a match for Espinoza “I think Espinoza will be in for a very good fight,” said Dundee, who has managed Muhammad All and Sugar Ray Leonard It won t be the Alamo or any thing but it will Im* a good fight ” Espinoza and Ayala said however that it would In* up to them to slug it out 'i ve got a lot ol respect for Angelo Espinoza said That s great if that s what he really thinks but it s really going to twill down to me and Mike in the ring Ayala said Dundee's analysis would not make it any easier on him He also charged that Espinoza was fighting him to try to make some money before having to defend the title manditorily i'm very insulted about that and I feel they are going to come to my tow n and make money off of me ” he said “The title’s going to stay here, because I'm very confident atxiut that and I in ready to tangleLietzke wins $10,000 in a day (.’ASTLE ROCK Colo AP While in sifting tile unusual scoring system used at The International golt tournament has no ct feet on his game. Bruce Lietzke took ad vantage ot the liberal points awarded for eagle and posted the top score on the second day of first round play Thirty nine ol the 81 golfers who teed it up on Thursday advanced to today's second round joining 39 survivors from Wednesday Lietzke had a o under par 66 that was worth 14 points under the modified Stahleford scoring system tieing employed here He pocketed $10,000 iii “day money' for his efforts Dan Forsman was next w ith IO points after a 2 under To on the 7 ck* yard ( ast Ie Pines Golf Club course Among tho*** advancing were Bob I way Fuzzy Zoeller Ben (Yen shaw and Corey Cavin Notable casualties were Raymond Floyd 19H7 s leading money winner Paul Azinger Moly Bean and Tom my Nakajima Scores are not cumulative so I let/ke starts today even w Uh tile rest of tile field ender the scoring system an eagle is worth five points a birdie two par zero bogey minus I and double t*ogey or worse minus 3 Lietzke s birdies at tile 14th and lath holes put him at nine and tie promptly went to 14 on tile par > 17tii hole, chipping in for eagle f r,nu ill ti***! StWilV Houston s Mike RO”er ;