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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 7, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Sports HeraldZeltunj 6A f own by the Old Trout Stream By DAVID KING Sports editor As tiny raindrops fell on the Etta Avenell flipped her line out into the green then slowly reeled it The spider weblike line inched back up onto her and seconds later the hook emerged from the water But downstream a few hundred visible against the rivers someone else was having a little better A shiny fish a rainbow trout appeared from the water and flopped onto the rocky You we expected big she said as drops of water dripped off her rain Eighteen inches or like in the White River in northern But this wasnt the White just the Guadalupe at the base of Canyon And since the fish had been in the river for just a few hours instead of they couldnt be expected to be too Approximately fish were dropped into the lake this week as part of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Departments annual trout stocking and Avenell and her husband Rollin were some of the fishermen taking ad vantage of the program Dropping the trout in the Guadalupe has been a yearly Parks and Wildlife project since when between and of the fish were first put into the In the program was boosted to fish a and now between and are The program runs from November to and between 55 and 65 percent of the fish put in are caught each You we were expecting big Eighteen inches or like in the White River in northern Arkan Quite a few people like said Wade Butler of the Parks and Wildlife office in San And theyre not as easy to catch as you Normally they bite pretty good when theyre congregated in a small area like they are he There should be pretty good fishing the rest of the That except for Butler said with a The Avenells seemed to have pretty good using both flies and small hooks baited with canned We had seven of them last Avenell Ive really enjoyed this I like it better the fishing from a boat on a And the eating is enjoyable as the The first day we were out one fellow said to pan fry them or broil them without any They come out just she the system for getting the fish is not quite so Parks and Wildlife gets them from federal fish which empty their ponds at this time each year Its a yeartoyear deal with the federal Butler Were a low priority we would be one of the first ones cut if there was a But theyve been taking care of us normally they treat us he They normally raise so many that there are always some Theyre glad for us to take them off their The trout are raised for Indian federally controlled waterways and military and the state gets the extras each Should supplies federal hatcheries be cut the state would still be able to stock the but in much smaller And a trout stamp might be sold to fishermen to help finance the Butler But right only a regular licnese is And a can of Staff photos byJohnSenter Rollin Avenell waits for a nibble Champion Rangers Smithson Valley takes first tournament Etta Avenell casts for trout near Canyon Dam College basketball roundup Wolverines upset Hogs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANN Michigans Mike McGee scored 23 points and Johnny Johnson added 18 14 in the second half as the Wolverines swept to a 7865 nonconference basketball victory over llthranked Arkansas The used their height advantage inside early and moved out to a 179 lead midway through the first half behind the shooting of 6foot10 center Scott who scored 12 firsthalf fought with a tough mantoman defense and a potent fast break to take a 3427 half time Michigan zipped out to an 11point lead after Hastings picked up his fourth personal foul early in the second and the Wolverines cruised the rest of the shooting 70 percent from the Texas 92 long Beach 67 AUSTIN The Texas Longhorns used 30 points from Henry Johnson and a 16 pojyat first half spurt to beat Long Beach State 9267 here Saturday Texas led throughout the stretchjjng the lead to as much 95 30 points in the second The Longhorns put the game away in the first half by scoring 16 unanswered points in 4 A tight zone defense anchored inside by center LaSalle who added 15 smothered the 49ers inside game and held the visitors to six points in the last 10 minutes of the first DePaul 88 Santa Clara 71 Sophomores Terry Cummings and Teddy Grubbs combined for 37 points and controlled both backboards Saturday night to lead topranked DePaul to an easy 8871 nonconference college basketball vic tory over Santa Oklahoma State 72 Louisville 71 Eddy Han nons desperation basket at the buzzer gave Oktehomja State a 7271 upset victory over eighlBNajGfced Louisville before screaming fans in Gallagher Hall Saturday OSU held a 7M9 lead with left in tbe but Louisvilles Derek Smith was fouled with left and made two free throws to give the Cardinals the The Cowboys were worked for a last shot when the ball was stolen by Louisville guard Roger Burkman was fouled with four seconds remaining after a missed the front end of the setting up Hannons It was Hannons only field goal of the Kentucky 68 Indiana 66 Fred Cowan and Sam Bowie scored 14 points apiece Saturday and Dirk Minniefield hit three free throws in the final minute to lift secondranked Kentucky to a 6866 college basketball victory over fifth rated Kentucky trailed by six points mid way through the second half but rallied with a string of 10 straight points and stayed in front on free throws in the closing Illinois 87 TCU55 Eddie Johnson scored 23 points and Mark Smith added 22 Saturday to lead Illinois to an 8755 basketball victory over Texas Illinois is now 20 and Texas Christian slipped to By DAVID KING Sports editor Putting on their best effort of the the Smithson Valley Rangers won the first basketball tournament title in the schools history Saturday with a 6443 romp over Smithson now 42 on the jumped on the Bulldogs from the start to take a 134 lead at the end of the first We did a good defensive job from the very beginning thats our best game so Ranger coach Roger Kraft We got after it from the very start and I tell you its fun when you play like he The Rangers played most of the game without post man Vernon who injured his ankle early in the Klar returned to the contest for a while in the third quarter when Bandera moved within eight but in all the Rangers picked up the slack Rick Kelley led Smithson Valley scoring with 17 while Rocky Neuman added Klar had while Pat Giorda scored Kenny Bartek Mike Kinslow Russell Johnston four and David Carney Smithson Valley had to overcome a Comfort team led by a 66 center to even reach the finals of the tour Trailing 4031 at half against the Rangers missed only six shots and scored 47 points in the second half to win We were fortunate to win that Kraft We might have taken Comfort a little But the Rangers didnt take the victory This is the first tournament weve ever and the kids are happy and Im This was the first time to even get in the but I hope this is the first of The pressure was just getting to the he Fredericksburg visits the Rangers Tuesday night in a Austin Travis 66 Nikes 50 Suffering through another poor shooting the New Braunfels Nikes fell to Austin Travis Saturday 66 50 in the Del Valle We were getting the but they werent going Nike coach Rita Boultinghouse Everybody was doing what they were supposed to but the ball wouldnt go in the We looked good but not good she They were bigger then and it was about all we could do to keep them from killing us Debbie Williamson led the now 23 on the with 20 while Carrie Winkler added Becky Raesz had Rhonda Rompel Eileen McDonald five and Tracy Hampton the Nikes lost to Del Valle Williamson had 17 points in that followed by McDonald and Tonya Kurd with 12 Winkler had Marie Messer two and Raesz New Braunfels plays again traveling to Anthony 68 Cougars 51 The Canyon Cougars went cold in the second half and went home a 6851 loser Friday falling to An thony in the Cole Leading 3332 at the the Cougars could muster only 18 points in the second half to fall to 23 on the Ronald McBride and John Free led Canyon with 12 points while Mike Garza added Mark Pardaen Mike Sebance Mark Toon four and Joe Mendez Canyon is in action again hosting Somerset 58 Rangerettes 27 After struggling through a sixpoint first the Smithson Valley Rangerettes pulled themselves together to play Somerset even in the second half of Fridays Bandera Tournament consolation the deficit was too much to as the Rangerettes lost their seventh game of the Jincy Roberts led Smithson Valley with 10 while Darlene Garrison had Lacey Bowlin and Lori Kathy Steitle and Denine Schoolcraft had two Smithson Valley is in action again hosting Former UT player killed MIDLAND AP Michael a former receiver for the University of Texas football died about two hours after he was thrown from a car in a onevehicle accident near Midland A DPS spokesman slid of Fort Worth appfreuBy lost control of bis car as he passed another vehicle on an Wtorstete highway just east of Midland The spokesman said the automobile smashed into a dirt embankment and rolled over onto Us He said Lockett was thrown from the Lockett died at Midland Memorial Hospital at about He played for the Longhorns in the 1976 and 1977 He scored Texas only touchdown in its 3840 loss to Noire Dame in the 1978 Cotton He school the next seijoja after mysterious fnjoj later at Abilene Christian the first black student bjody president 3t Fort Worths ffi High was discharged froea to Army earlier this A funeral wUji be held sj Tuesday at Good Baptist CJaorcb u Fort ;