New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 22, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas
Page SA— Herald-Zeitung — Wednesday, August 22,2001Sports Too
Contact Sports Editor Bryan Adams at 625-9144 ext. 223.
►NBHS next scrimmage
The New Braunfels football team will have its second scrimmage this season Thursday against Marble . Falls at Unicom Stadium.
The freshman team will play at 5 p.m., the junior varsity team will kick off at 6 p.m. and the varsity team is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
The Unicorns begin regular season play at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 against San Antonio Highlands at Alamo Stadium.
►CHS first scrimmage
The Canyon High School football teams will scrimmage the Bandera Bulldogs on Saturday instead of Friday at Bandera High School.
The freshman squad will scrimmage at 9 a.m., the junior varsity team is set to begin at IO a.m. and the varsity game will kick off at ll a.m.
The Cougars open the regular season at 7:30 p.m. Sep. 7 at Corpus Christi Calallen.
►SVHS only scrimmage
The Smithson Valley Rangers play their only scrimmage of the season against San Antonio MacArthur Saturday at Ranger Stadium.
The varsity will scrimmage at 9 a.m., the junior varsity scrimmage starts at ll a.m. and the freshman scrimmage also starts at ll a.m.
The Rangers open the regular season at 7;30 p.m. Aug. 31 against Killeen Ellison at home.
►Canyon HS volleyball
This past weekend at the Duncanville Volleyball Tournament, Canyon’s senior setter Ashley Bird was one of few players from an overwhelming number of teams to be named to the All-Tournament team.
“Ashley played great the entire tournament,” Canyon head coach Heather Sanders said. “She showed real senior leadership. She hustled every game and played great defense.”
The Cougars (7-2) will cohost the Fraulein Volleyfest Friday and Saturday.
Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies on KGNB 1420 AM. Pre-game scheduled for 5:40 with the first pitch at 6:05
Little League Baseball
Apopka, Fla. vs. Davenport, Iowa, 8 a.m. on espn2. International semifinal, 3 p.m. on espn2.
American semifinal, 7 p.m. on espn2.
Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m. on WGN.
Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies; 6 p.m. on ESPN and FXSN.
New York Yankees at Texas Rangers, 9 p.m. on FXSN. Cleveland Indians at Oakland A’s, 9 p.m. on espn2.
Diving Outdoor Championships, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on FXSN. Golf
U.S. Amateur Open Championship, second round, 1 p.m. on ESPN.
* Motorcycle Racing Grand National Cross Country, 11 a.m. on FXSN.
Rugby Australia vs. South Africa, noon on FXSN.
WTA Pilot Pen, early rounds, noon and midnight on espn2.
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New Braunfels senior Tracey Garvins makes a diving dig during Tuesday night’s game against Pflugerville. NB won 15-5,14-16, 15-13.
the end of a long rally, Paige fired a spike from the left side of the court to the deep right corner of NB’s side of the net. Mozeley dove for the ball and barely got her hand under it. With little reaction time, Jackie Lucas barely saved the ball from hitting the floor again. While Pflugerville was already celebrating the point, Johnson punched the ball over the net and it landed for a sideout.
“I saw the ball was still up and when it came at me I just decided to tip it over the net,” Johnson said. “I actually saw that they were already celebrating so I knew that side would be open.”
With Johnson at the line, Pflugerville made one hitting error and Lucas dumped a ball over for a point to make
it 13-12. The Panthers called a timeout.
“I just wanted to be out there,” Johnson said. “I wanted to show everybody that I can play at the varsity level.” The two teams returned to the floor and NB tied the game at 13-13 on a kill by Lucas, went ahead 14-13 on an unforced error by Pflugerville and won the match on an ace by Johnson.
Wendell led the team with 15 kills and 3.5 blocks in the match. Amanda Jergins recorded a team-high 21 assists and Tracey Garvins served up four aces. Jenna Hartmann and Garvins each had eight digs.
The Unicorns improved their record to 4-3 this season and will co-host the Fraulein Volleyfest Friday and Saturday.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL National League All Times CDT East Division
Chicago Cubs 7, Milwaukee 4, 1st
Milwaukee 10, Chicago Cubs 2, 2nd game Cincinnati 5, St. Louis 4, 11 innings
Milwaukee 3, Chicago Cubs 1 Pittsburgh 4, Arizona 2 San Francisco 10, Montreal 2 Los Angeles 5, Florida 4 St. Louis 11, Cincinnati 6 Houston 8, Philadelphia 2 N.Y. Mets 5, Colorado 2 San Diego 3, Atlanta 1,10 innings Wednesday's Games Milwaukee (Suzuki 2-3) at Chicago Cubs (Tapani 8-10), 1:20 p.m.
San Diego (Tollberg 6-3) at Atlanta (Maddux 16-7), 6:05 p.m.
Arizona (Lopez 2-3) at Pittsburgh (Beimel
5-9), 6:05 p.m.
St. Louis (Kile 13-7) at Cincinnati (Davis 5- -2), 6:05 p.m.
San Francisco (Estes 8-7) at Montreal (Vazquez 12-11), 6:05 p.m.
Los Angeles (Adams 9-5) at Florida (Burnett 8-9), 6:05 p.m.
Houston (Miller 13-6) at Philadelphia (Person 1O-6), 6:05 p.m.
Colorado (Chacon 6-7) at N Y. Mets (Appier
6-10), 6:10 p.m.
American League All Times CDT East Division W L Pct New York 74 52 .587
Boston 68 55 .553
Toronto 3, Minnesota 2
N.Y. Yankees 9, Texas 5
Kansas City 10, Chicago White Sox
Boston 6, Anaheim 1
Detroit 4. Seattle 1
Oakland 9, Cleveland 0
Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 4
Toronto 7, Minnesota 5
Texas 13, N.Y. Yankees 3
Chicago White Sox 6, Kansas City 1
Boston at Anaheim
Detroit at Seattle
Cleveland at Oakland
Baltimore (Ponson 5-9) at Tampa Bay (Rupe 5-10), 6:15 p.m.
Toronto (Loaiza 9-9) at Minnesota (Reed 1 -2), 7:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (Mussina 12-10) at Texas (Oliver 9-8), 7:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox (Wright 2-1) at Kansas City (George 1-4), 7:05 p.m.
Boston (Wakefield 8-8) at Anaheim (Ortiz 11-7), 9:05 p.m.
Detroit (Lima 4-4) at Seattle (Abbott 12-3), 9:05 p.m.
Cleveland (Nagy 4-6) at Oakland (Hiljus 2-0), 9:05 p.m.
Tuesday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press American League
OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Bonderman and OF Marcus McBeth.
CHICAGO CUBS—Purchased the contract of RHP Juan Cruz from West Tenn of the Southern League. Placed LHP Felix Heredia on the 15-day disabled list. FLORIDA MARLINS—Placed LHP Vie Darensbourg on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 20. Purchased the con
tract of LHP Benito Baez from Calgary of the PCL.
National Basketball Association PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS—Signed F Zach Randolph to a three-year contract and C Priest Lauderdale.
National Football League DALLAS COWBOYS—Released TE David LaFleur.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Released FB Jeff Paulk.
NEW YORK JETS—Waived PK Derek Schorejs. Re-signed TE Daniel Wilcox. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Signed PK David Akers to a seven-year contract extension, through the 2007 season.
National Hockey League PHOENIX COYOTES—Signed RW Shane Doan to a multiyear contract.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Announced an arbitratdr has awarded D Darius Kasparaitis a two-year contract. Named Chuck Grillo to scouting staff.
ST. LOUIS BLUES—Signed D Christian LaFlamme.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Signed LW Ryan Tobler. Re-signed D Mikko Kuparinen.
MANSFIELD—Named Keith Whitman cross-country and track and field coach.
TR I-STATE—Named Shanon Lewis men's volleyball coach.
amid Carter’s disastrous starting debut.
“I think Quincy got better as the game went on,” Campo said. “I just felt he was getting more aware of some things as the game went on. I don’t think that game bothered him a lick.” If it did, it didn’t show on Monday. During scrimmage-type drills,
Carter even flashed some of the scrambling skills that has Jones drawing comparisons of him to Philadelphia’s Donovan McNabb and Minnesota’s Daunte Culpepper.
Carter, the Cowboys’ first draft pick and the 53rd overall in the NFL draft, reminded everyone that he’s just going through the typical rookie struggles.
The season hasn’t even started yet,” Carter said. “People are making too many judgments. At first people wanted to know why I wasn’t starting, now they don’t want me to start. I just need to keep focused on the job.” Even veteran receiver Joey Galloway, who didn’t make a single catch in his first preseason game of the year,
said he’s confident the Cowboys can win with Carter at quarterback.
“I’ve been conditioned to go with whoever is under center and just play,” said Galloway, who worked on some pass routes with Carter after practice. “I don’t think Quincy’s going to have any problems. He’s done a great job.”
And he’ll have to do so with a new offensive fine. Only Victor Payne, a 6-foot, 305-pound guard, remains from the five linemen known as the “Big Uglies” that blocked up front the past two years.
Patterson has talked to Printers about what is expected.
“I told Casey that this is not about putting more pressure on him. Pressure is when you Jiave got to take a test and its only you doing it,” Patterson said. “Its not just pressure on Casey, it’s pressure on everybody.” Initially, Tomlinson will be replaced by a committee of
With 178 yards, senior Andrew Hayes-Stoker is the top returning rusher, but he’s had two surgeries since last fall for torn cartilage in his knee. Sophomore Ricky Madison (20 carries for 89 yards) got only a taste of college ball while sophomore Corey Connally doesn’t yet have a carry at TCU.
“We’re going to play the best player, but you’ll probably see all three of them,” Patterson said. “Both Ricky and Corey are faster and stronger than L.T. was as a sophomore.”
TCU wants senior big-play threat LaTarence
Dunbar more involved in the offense. Schultz said 10-15 touches a game would be ideal, and Dunbar could be used in different spots to reach that goal.
Dunbar was the nation’s leading kickoff returner last year, averaging 33.7 yards per return with two touchdowns. The speedster also caught 17 passes for 251 yards and four TDs.
The Frogs also have plenty of holes to fill on the defense that was the nation’s best a year ago, allowing just 245 total yards and 9.6 points a game. Six starters, five of them All-WAC selections, are gone.
“We lost a lot of players, but we have players replacing them that are probably more talented and more athletic,” said senior linebacker Chad Bayer, the leading tackler last year with 107. “When they mature and get their playing experience, I think we’ll be right back where we were, and probably better.” TCU plays 12 games this year, starting Aug. 25 at fourth-ranked Nebraska — the team the Horned Frogs were also originally scheduled to start against in 2000 until Franchione, right after taking over a 1-10 team, canceled the game.
Aug. 25: at Nebraska Sep. 1: at North Texas Sep. 8: at SMU Sep. 15: Marshall Sep. 22: Northwestern St. Sep. 29: at Houston Oct. 13: at Tulane Oct. 20: Army Oct. 30: East Carolina Nov. 10: at UAB Nov. 24: Louisville Nov. 30: at Southern Miss
The Frogs, after sharing the WAC title the past two seasons, will make their debut in Conference USA.
► CHS Athletic Boosters
The Canyon High School Athletic Booster Club will host an ice cream social at 6 p.m. Thursday at Canyon’s Ben Hardy Cougar Den.
The booster club also will host a Freshman Parent Night for all incoming Freshman Sep. 6 at the Cougar Den.
Freshmen and parents are encougared to join the booster club at the Cougar Den for sausage on a stick, and conversation Drinks will be provided.
For information, call Sheliah Schneider at 512-754-6806. (after 5 p.m.).
► Meet the Coaches
New Braunfels Middle School will host “Meet the Coaches Night” at 6:45 p.m. Thursday in the big gym.
A fund-raiser dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. after football practice for players, parents and coaches. The cost is $3 a plate.
For information, contact NBMS athletic coordinator Scott Forester at 609-1355.
► NB Youth Football
Registration for new and returning players in the New Braunfels Youth Football Association will take place from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Canyon Intermediate School.
Tryouts for new players will take place on the field behind the school after registration. After each player registers, they will draw equipment.
Practices begin Monday. Registration fee for Junior League (8-10) and Senior League (11-12) is $60. All players must be on a team roster before Monday to be eligible.
For information, call Jeff Bradford at 620-6579.
► NBH Fall Ball
Registration forms for New Braunfels Little League Fall Ball are available at Vivroux’s Sporting Goods untU Aug. 31.
All boys and girls ages 5-16 as of July 31, 2002 can participate in Fall Ball. There is a T-Ball (5-6) league, Machine Pitch (7) league, Major and Minor (8-12) league, Junior (13-14) league and Senior (15-16) league. There are also softball leagues for girls 8-18.
The season begins the weekend after Labor Day and the entry fee is $25.
For information, contact Jon Ellis at 629-0294 or Deanie Zunker at (210) 274-7527.
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