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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday, December 17,2003 — Herald-Zeuung — Page 7A COMING SATURDAY to SCOREBOARD WHAT'S AHEAD Basketball roundup See how the area basketball squads fare Friday as most teams wind up nondistrict play GOODSPORTS Photo submitted by David E. Smith The New Braunfels High School varsity competition cheerleading squad recently competed in a regional cheerleading competition at Texas State University. At the competition, the Unicorns earned a bid to the national competition which will take place in February at Disneyland in Orlando, Fla. The team members are: (left to right) — Sarah Haag, Jessica Reyes, Michelle Reininger, Kea Newman, Alyssa Smith, Ashley Weise, Sharisse Mims, Kori Athas, Kortni Wright, Courtny Donnell, Meliss Oehler and Bethany Diaz. 4 Sidelines Unicorns basketball changes The times for the New Braunfels boys’ basketball games with Alamo Heights has been changed. The teams will meet Friday as originally scheduled, but will now have the freshmen playing at 3 p.m., the junior varsity at 4:30 p.m. and the varsity at 6 p.m. Cameron earns letter at TLU New Braunfels High School graduate Drew Cameron earned a varsity letter in men’s soccer from Texas Lutheran University. Cameron is a sophomore defender for TLU and a two-year letterman. TLU posted a 10-7-1 record this season and tied for third in the American Southwest Conference West Division. Innovative Nelson No. 2 on NBA wins list DALLAS (AP) — Whatever teams and players he’s coached, Don Nelson has always adapted. Lacking a true point guard in Milwaukee, he came up with the “point forward” position. With no big man in Golden State, he went small and won with the exciting “Run TMC” combination. Dallas had nothing going for it when he took over. So Nelson got rid of everyone but Michael Finley, gambled on unproven players Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki and nearly wound up the NBA Finals last season. Innovator, risk-taker and a one-time wearer of the fish tie, Nelson is all that. He’s also the second-winningest coach in NBA history, having passed Pat Riley on Monday night, when the Mavericks beat the Toronto Raptors 111 -94. “I can’t say it’s not special, but it doesn’t mean that much to me at this moment. Maybe when I get old,” the 63-year-old Nelson said, laughing. The 1,111th victory of his 26-year career came in his 3,000th NBA game as a player or coach. “They’re all just numbers,” Nelson said Tuesday. “I don’t know what numbers mean any more. It’s winning your next game that’s really only important.” His next game is in Boston, where the retired No. 19 hanging from the rafters honors his playing career. Nelson spent ll of his 14 seasons with the Celtics, excelling as a sixth man on five championship teams. He even hit the shot that won the 1969 title. Known mostly for wide-open offenses and a fun-loving personality, Nelson was once considered a defensive guy. In fact, Nellie — as he’s widely known—was the first to use the Hack-a-Shaq defense, prompting O'Neal to call him “a clown” after one particularly abusive outing. O’Neal was growling again Friday night when the Mavericks sent him to line IO times in the final quarter of a victory over the Lakers in Los Angeles. O’Neal missed seven. “He’s a Hall of Fame coach and it’s great to play for him,” said Nash, who has gone from third-stringer in Phoenix to two-time All-Star under Nelson. Popovich signs contract extension SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has signed a multiyear contract extension. ‘ The agreement announced Tuesday extends Popovich’s contract through the 2007-08 season. A spokesman for the Spurs declined to release additional details. “I am very fortunate to have a group of players and a coaching staff that are quite special,” said Popovich, who also serves as the team’s executive vice president of basketball operations. “I look forward to more enjoyable years in this wonderful city.” During his seven seasons as COWBOYS CONTINUED FROM Page 6A Cowboys overcame . midseason slump then followed with the loss to Philadelphia. “Coming off three 5-11 seasons, sometimes a little doubt sets in," quarterback Quincy Carter said. The Cowboys got back on track, and into good postseason position again, with a 27-0 win at Washington on Sunday. It was their first shutout win since beating the Dolphins on Thanksgiving Day four years ago. "There was a lot of pressure on them in this game because there was starting to he some negative things here," Parcells said. "No matter how much you’ve won, when you lose two in a row, you’re not winning now.” TfXAS SKI HALVAH Gift Certificates make Great Gifts! Jackets & Sweatshirts 20%- 30%0FF Purses & Select Girls Accesories 30’OFF Skate Shoes 25%0FF Videos 15%0FF Sale anta Dec 20th, 2003 Located On I-35 Just North of New Braunfels! (830) 627-2843 • www.TexasSkiRanch.eom BLACKMON    HOLIDAY CLEANING mooring    carpet    & Air Duct Get your home ready for the holidays with Blackmon Mooring carpet and air duct cleaning service. Wishing you Happy Holidays from the Blackmon Mooring family to yoursl AIR DUC? deaning Up a ft Vents To I f°r only Extra vents, coil and mechanical unit cleaning available at added charge We Work Late! 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For example, the Aftercare Planner, one of many Dignity Memorial benefits, is a valuable reference tool which includes an instructional guide designed to help families settle the complicated issues that arise after a death. The Aftercare Planner is also a valuable tool to use in pre-planning a funeral. ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations 615 Landa • New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 J)'Bally The first IOO New Customers to Subscribe or the Purchase of a Gift Subscription to the Herald-Zeitung for One Year, Will receive a certificate from Albertson’s for s10.00 or a Herald-Zeitung Keepsake Ornament. Place your order by calling the Circulation Department at 830-625-9144 x229 or subscribe on line at www.herald-zeitung.CQm or stop by our office at 707 Landa Street and pick up your certificate. ;