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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas OutdoorsMustangs nip Aggies I1 DALLAS (AP) — The smallest Mustang stopped Southern Methodist’s stampede off the Southwest Conference basketball summit with his finest game Stubby Butch Moore, a 5-foot-9 junior guard built like a bulldog who looks like smokin’ Joe Frazier, scored a career-high 25 points Wednesday night to carry the Mustangs to a hard-earned 81-79 victory over Texas A4tM. The victory gave SMU a one-game edge over AAM, Arkansas and Texas Tech in a still-tobe decided league race.    t In other games, Tech nudged Rice 61-60 and Texas Christian bounced Baylor 81-70. “Butch Moore is the best player they have,” said Aggie Coach Shelby Metcalf. “I’ve said that all along. He’s a great competitor.” Moore hit his first nine shots and said, “I haven’t had a game like this since I played against Mt. Vernon in high school back at Newburgh, New York. “I felt in the warmups like my shot was going to go. So I took it to ’em.” SMU made 15 of 18 foul shots in the second half but went 8:29 without a field goal as the Mustangs almost blew a 19-point lead. “The team came back from three tough losses (Arkansas, North Carolina State, Baylor),” said SMU Coach Dave Bliss. “The Aggies made a great comeback at the end but we just gutted it out. The first half of this game showed what this team can do.” Bliss said his players had earned a day off with their victory. “We’re going to take tomorrow off and work out very lightly on Friday to get ready for Louisville,” said Bliss. SMU meets Louisille in Moody Coliseum in a nationally televised non-conference game on Saturday afternoon. SMU improved its league record to 9-3 while the Aggies SWC Conference All Gamas W L Pct. W L Pct. Southern Math........................9    3    .750    19    5    .826 Texas A&M.........................7    3    .700    15    6    .714 Texes Tech ..........................7    4    .636    15    7    681 Arkansas ........................... 7    4    .636    16    9    640 Houston............................. 6    5    .545    14    9    609 Texas Christian ....................... 6    6    .500    14    9    .609 Texas ............................. 5    6    .455    12    9    571 Baylor ............................. 2    9    .182    9    13    .409 Rice................................2    IO    .167    9    13    409 THIS WEEK'S GAMES SUNDAY: Texas 66, Rice 65; Texas Tech 91, Houston 80. MONDAY: Baylor 94, Southern Methodist 90. WEDNESDAY: Texas Tech 61, Rice 60; Southern Methodist 81, Texas A&M 79; Texas Christian 81, Baylor 70. TODAY: Arkansas at Texas. SATURDAY: Louisville at Southern Methodist, Texas Tech at Arkansas, Texas Christian at Texas A&M, Baylor at Texas fell to 7-4 before a sellout crowd of 9,007 in jammed Moody Coliseum. The Mustangs are 19-5 overall and AAM is 15-7. Guard Don Marbury scored a game-high 27 points before he fouled out for the Aggies. Coming off a 94-90 upset win over SMU on Monday, Baylor lost to TCU as guard Dennis Nutt scored 22 points and Jamie Dixon added a career-high 21 off the bench. TCU improved its record to 14-9, 6-6 in the SWC, while Baylor dropped to 9-13 and 2-9. In Houston, guard Bubba Jennings scored 28 points, including a pair of free throws with eight seconds left, to pace Texas Tech, which upped its record to 15-7 overall and 7-4 in the conference. Rice is 2-10 in the conference and 9-13 overall. New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Thursday, February 14,1985 9ATime ripe for record bass Texas fisherman may be a bit overdue for bringing in a new state record black bass, but the next few weeks maydo the trick. Phil Durocher, inland fisheries management coordinator for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, pointed out that most of the 12-pound-plus largemouths taken in Texas succumbed to lures during late January through March. “The state record bass, a 15-pound, eight-ouncer, was caught on Feb. 7, 1981, and with very few exceptions almost all the fish on the top 20 list were caught in the late winter and early spring period,” Durocher said. Biologists believe the large bass begin to move into shallow water and become more aggressive in preparation for the spawn, thus giving anglers the best opportunity to get a wall-hanging size bass. Sor far in 1985 the big bass scene has been fairly quiet, with only one fish reportedly breaking into the top 20. Andy Iosue of San Antonio landed a 13-3 on Jan. 19 at a private lake in Dimmit County, but that fish only tied for number 16 in the unofficial rankings. During 1984, anglers caught six top-20 fish, and three of them were caught during January when the state was in the grips of record cold temperatures. Two others were caught in February and March, respectively, and the third had to be considered an oddity, caught during July at toke Calaveras near San Antonio. Durocher said ifs anybody’s guess which lake will produce the next state record, but several devinitely have the potential, l^ake Monticello near Mount Pleasant has produced the most top-20 fish, with nine. Nearby toke Welsch has contributed only three on the list, but one of them (a 15-3 ^-pounder) caught in 1983 was the largest bass ever taken from a public reservoir. The state record bass was caught from a private lake in East Texas. I FSI lf KRIF WAI DT HF HAI O ZFITUNG New Braunfels pitcher Armando Martinez delivers the ball during batting practice Fishing report AUSTIN IAP) Hare la the fishing report compiled by the Parks and Wildlife Department for Thursday, Feb 14, 1985 AMISTAD: Water clear, 50 degrees. 16 feet low black bass good to 11 pounds, three ounces, a new lake record, on jig and pig; striper fairly good to 25 pounds on one ounce white roadrunner, crappie fair up Devils River at night, white bass plentiful, catfish good to five roadrunner, crappie fair up Devils Rivers at night. white bass plentiful, catfish good to five pounds rn baited holes and on hotline to 35 pounds BASTROP: Water clear, normal level; black bass fair to three pounds on worms, hybrid striper slow, crappie slow, catfish fair to two pounds BRAUNIG: Water slightly murky, 52 degrees, normal level, black bass slow to six pounds, 12 ounces on cranks; redfish fair to 10 pounds on shrimp and artificials, hybrid striper fairly good to eight pounds, channel catfish slow to four pounds, one brown drum at two pounds BRIDGEPORT Water slightly murky. IIH feet low. black bass beginning to hit in rivers, moving into banks and edges of channels; striper slow. crappie beginning to bite, few caught white bass slow; catfish slow BUCHANAN Water clear, 54 degrees. 14 feet low black bass good to four pounds on jig and pork rind striper slow to six pounds trolling, crappie slow, white bass slow, catfish slow to two pounds on hotline and shrimp CADDO Watei clear, normal level, black bass fair to three pounds on spinners in river; walleye good to two pounds white bass fishing, crappie fair to I H pounds in deep water on minnows, catfish good at night to 2 56 pounds on yoyo CALAVERAS Water clear, 49 degrees, normal level black bass fairly good to nine pounds, IO ounces on cranks; hybrid striper slow to five pounds, crappie slow, blue catfish slow to 11 pounds, channel catfish slow to five pounds, yellow catfish slow CEDAR CREEK Water clear, 45 degrees, in coves, one foot low black bass spotty on white bu// baits m seven feet of water hybrid striper slow white bass slow crappie slow m 30 feet of water off creek beds catfish slow COLETO CREEK Water clear, 51 degrees, normal level bleck bass fair to five pounds on purple metal flake worms |igs. striper fair to good to five pounds mostly on spoons, crappie fairly good with stringers to 30 fish yellow catfish fee Scoreboard to 30 pounds, blue catfish fair to nine pounds CONROE: Water clear, 49 degrees, seven inches low. black bass slow. hybrid striper slow; crappie good on upper part of lake. white bass slow, catfish good to two pounds on rod and reel with Catfish Charley; grass carp fairly good from 12 18 pounds on dogfood CYPRESS SPRINGS: Water clear, 40 degrees, six inches above normal, black bass good to six pounds on jig and pig. crappie good on minnows with 50 fish per stringer in 50 feet of water, catfish fair to IO pounds in 15 feet of water on hotline FALCON Water clear 48 degrees 26 feet low black bass fair to eight pounds, several over five on cranks and spinners; striper fair to five pounds in channels trolling crappie fairly slow white bass slow over weekend; catfish slow FAYETTE: Water clear 52 degrees, normal level, bleck bass fair to six pounds, crappie fairly good with stringers to 50 fish, catfish fairly slow FORK Water clear, 42 degrees normal level black bass good to six pounds with small stringers on pig and jig in 12 18 feet of water; crappie picking up with one stringer over IOO fish at the dam. channel and blue catfish good to eight pounds HOUSTON COUNTY LAKE Water clear. 55 degrees, normal level, black bass fair to nine pounds on jig and eel purple worms in 12 20 feet of water striper slow, crappie slow catfish slow HUBBARD CREEK Water clear 47 degrees 756 feet low; black bass slow, striper slow; crappie fairly good to 20 fish per stringer white bass slow, catfish fair to five pounds on hotline LAKE O THE PINES Water clear, 49 degrees, six inches above normal: black bass slow to 356 pounds on rogues, crappie above Hwy 259 bridge good on minnows with stringers to 50 fish; hybrid striper fair on cranks to four pounds catfish slow LIVINGSTON Water murky to muddy 44 degrees normal level, black bass slow; white bass slow, striper slow, some below dam, crappie fair to good with minnows in creeks around piers, channel catfish slow blue catfish slow yellow catfish fair to 45 pounds MONTICELLO Water clear. 66 degrees normal level; black base good to 956 pounds on black worms, crappie good to two pounds on minnows catfish good to 22 pounds on rod and reel with dough bait and minnows MOSS LAKE Water clear 44 degrees, normal level, black bass fair to two pounds on topwaters crappie fair to I 56 pounds with stringers to 15 fish. white bass excellent in 40 feet of water with stringers to 30 fish, catfish slow MURVAUL Water murky. 43 degrees 12 inches over spillway, black bass fair and small, some in shallow water on lizards, crappie slow, catfish good to six pounds drifting along creek channels on live worms and shad O C FISHER Water clear, 52 degrees 34 feet low black bass slow to 356 pounds rn river stickups on worms and grubs; white bass no report, crappie fair upriver and off spillway on minnows; cattish slow PALESTINE Water clear 38 degrees three inches over spillway; black bass slow to five pounds IO ounces on fig and pork. Iii George and worms, striper slow crappie good with stringers to 18 fish to 2 56 pounds, catfish slow POSSUM KINGDOM Water clear. 43 degrees normal level, black bass slow, striper good to 23 pounds trolling deep, crappie picking up slabbing and figging in 12 15 feet of water catfish slow RAYBURN Water muddy up rivers, 42 degrees normal level, black bass fair to seven pounds on diving baits and figs in 8 18 feet of water around edges of moss striper slow: crappie slow, white bass slow catfish slow RED BLUFF Water murky, 48 degrees. 13 feet low. all fishing slow SOMERVILLE Water clear. 46 degrees, normal level; black bass slow striper fair to two pounds. crappie good to 30 fish per stringer; catfish fair to five pounds on prepared catfish bait SPENCE Water clear. 27 feet low, striper fair to 10H pounds trolling Hellbender and fig in main lake a few bleck bass rn Creekside brush, white bess fair under birds; crappie slow rn creeks, good under lights catfish slow TAWAKONI Water murky, 50 degrees, normal level, black bass slow; striper slow crappie some in brush piles around bridge to two pounds, catfish slow and small TRAVIS Water clear. 52 degrees, 756 feet low black bass fair to 2H pounds on cranks and grubs and large minnows, striper slow white bass fair at function of Colorado and Pedernales at night other fishing slow WELSH Water deer. 65 degrees, normal level, black bess good to eight pounds, 11 ounces on white spinners, crappie good on minnows Pitching to form cornerstone for NB On the air Philadelphia IO 804 a 3 OO 0. Blackman 7 18 9 IO 24. Davis 5-10 7 7 Washington . .. 29 25 528 14 18. Vincent 614 IOU 20. Harper 2 7 OO 4 New Jersey ...25 27 481 1656 Nlmphius I 6 OO 2, Ellis 2 3 OO 5 Totals 41 95 34 New York 34 346 2316 37119 THURSDAY TELEVISION Central Division DETROIT (1241 7pm Basketball LSU at Tennessee. LISA Milwaukee ... 36 17 673 Tyler 11 19 3-6 25 Benson 7 9 OO 14. Laimbeet 7 pm Basketball Houston at New York, Detroit . 31 20 608 356 OII OO 12, Long 919 OO 18 Thomas 1018 06 WTBS Chicago 25 500 9 23. Cureton 3 6 24 8. Campbell 4 7 OI 8, 7 30 p rn Boxing, ESPN Atlanta 22 30 423 13 Johnson 4 13 01 8. Jones 34 OO 6 Steppe I 2 O IO pm Basketball Arizona Stats at USO. Cleveland ........ ,16 36 314 1856 02 Totals501088 17 124 ESPN Indiana 35 314 1856 Delias ........ 29 18 34 39 -119 WESTERN CONFERENCE Detroit 34 29 27 34 - 124 FRIDAY TELEVISION Midwest Division Three point goals Blackman Davis, Ellis 6 30 pm Tennis Upton Championships, Denver 20 615 Fouled out —None Rebounds Dallas 56 ESPN Houston 29 21 580 2 (Vincent 17), Detroit 61 (Tyler 131 Assists Dallas 7pm Boxing Friday Night Boxing, USA Dalles 29 24 538 4 16 (Blackman SI, Detroit 35 (Thomas 25). Total 11pm Boxing: Top Rank Boxing. ESPN Ski Antonio 26 510 656 fouls Dallas 17, Detroit 28 A 10.183 Local sports Utah.............. Kansas City Pacific Division 24 28 34 462 320 8 IS College scores LA Lakers 36 16 692 THURSDAY Phoenix 25 26 490 1056 Wednesday s College Basketball 7 30 p m - Girts basketball Smithson Valley Portland 23 2b 461 1256 By The Associated Press vt Devine, btdiatnct play oil, South San Weal Seattle 30 423 14 SOUTH High School. L A Clippers 21 31 404 15 Clemson BO Wok# Forest 66 Golden State 11 40 216 2456 Duke 94, Stetson 51 FRIDAY Wednesday's dames Florida St 88, Jacksonville 72 5 pm - Soya basketball New Braunfels Detroit 124, DeNas 119 Kentucky 51. Alabama 49 freshmen, junior versify, varsity at Canyon New Jersey 112, Cleveland 106 Kentucky St 49. N Kentucky 47 NBA Philadelphia 131, New York 129 Middle Term 70, Tennessee St 65 NBA box Mississippi 56, Florida 54 By The Associated Press Mississippi St 82, Auburn 66 N Carolina 60, Maryland 54 EASTERN CONFERENCE N Carolina St 90, Md f Shore 51 Atle otic Division IAI i Aet CIB DALLAS (119) SE Louisiana 76. Nicholls St 70 lf rd. Boston 41 10 *04 - Aguirre 17 27 64 40. Perk ins 26 2 3 9, Bryant Va Commonwealth 67, Ala Birmingham 53 Vanderbilt 69 Georgia 68 By TOM LABINSKI Staff writer Filling the gaps will be New Braunfels’ main concern in the 1985 baseball season Except for the pitchers, none of last year’s starting squad will be in the same position when the season opens Feb. 27. Graduation took a heavy toll on the Unicorns in 1984, with the result being that Coach Peter Garza will have to shuffle around the returners he does have while looking for replacements in the other positions. New Braunfels’ strength will be in the pitching department, which suits Garza just fine. “If you could have one team strength, you’d want it in the pitching. You like to have experience at that position and I feel both of our kids can handle the job,” he said. .Seniors Armando Martinez and Bobby Tristan will be back for the Unicorns, both coming off strong showings last season, Garza said he will also look to junior Alan Walker and sophomores Ralph Gonzales and Ricky Gomez as possible pitchers. "I feel very confident with our pitchers. We have two guys who have proven they can do the job and some promising prospects,” Garza said. In the field, the Unicorns will be playing with last year’s shortstop playing second base, last year’s third baseman playing short, and last season’s right fielder playing in center. In addition, Garza will have to fill two holes in the outfield and one each Briefly NB tennis team downs Clemens New Braunfels took a 6-2 decision from Samuel Clemens in a dual tennis match Wednesday in Schertz. Earning victories for New Braunfels in singles were Cris Skov (6-3, 6-3), Robert Moors (6-1, 7-5), toigh Ann Farney (6-1, 6-0) and Mario Haas (6-1,6-0). In doubles, the team of Stephanie toyh-Gayle Cerratto won 6-3,6-0, and Denise Denson-louise Settree won 6-1,6-3. The Unicorns’ record is now 18-3. Their next match fill be today against Canyon Spring of 85 NB baseball at third base, first base and catcher. “The catching spot is our most critical position,” Garza said. “Right now, the job is wide open with four kids fighting for the spot.” Gunning for the catching position are juniors Erie Rivers and Dicky Ortega, sophomore Bobby Alvarez and freshman Ray Carrillo. “Right now, no one has stepped out in front of the others. I hope someone will come through and take over by mid-March,” Garza said. In the middle of the infield, Garza will use two familial names in new positions. Tristan will move from third base to shortstop and Tomas Juarez will make the transition from short to second. “I’m confident both of them can make the switch. Having both of them play new positions will make it a little hard, but at least we’ll have the experience up the middle,” Garza said. At the corner bases, Garza will again be looking for youth to fill the gaps “First base is wiide open,” he said. “We are going to have to move some people around to fill that position.” Garza said juniors Walker and Barry Baker are top contenders for tile job. At third base, three players are vying for the spot: Walker and seniors torry Barnes and Russell Hansmann. “We are open for a fight at third NBMS downs Kirby; wins tournament New Braunfels Middle School volleyball teams defeated Kirby Tuesday and won last weekends tournament at NBMS In Tuesday’s game, NBMS’ seventh grade A team won 15-3, 15-9 while the B team won 15-8 NBMS’ eighth grade A team won 15-2, 15-5 while the B team defeated Kirby 15-9. In the tournament, NBMS’ eighth grade team defeated Canyon 15-5,14-16, 15-3; Kitty Hawk 8-15, 15-4, 15-9; and San Marcos 15-3,15-11. NBMS* seventh grade team m 8-15, 15-12, 15-1; 15-11; and San also,” Garza said. In the outfield, right fielder David Caddell will move to center to take advantage of his experience, Garza said. Utility infielder Victor Sierra will be looked at in the outfield, because of his “quickness and ball sense,” Garza said. Juniors Don Duncan and David Gunn will also be looked at for an outfielding job. Garza said the Unicorns’ youth will not pose a problem for the team. “Our youthness doesn’t bother me. The thing you need which these kids lack is experience,” he said. “Without the experience, I’ve found them to be hesitant and non-aggressive. That’s why our scrimmages and early games will be so important.” Garza said he expects a close district race, with Canyon being the strongest club. Schedule Date Opponent Time Fab 27 Austin Anderson 5pm March 7 at San Marcos 1 pm March 4 at McCollum 4 30 March 8 9 at Judson Clemens Tournomeni March 11 at Johnston (Burger Center) 7pm March 14 16 Now Braunfels Tournament March 23 at Westlake (DHI 13pm March 26 . , . . , Johnston .... 7 30 p rn March 28 Boerne 7 30 p rn March 30 at Anderson TBA April 2 at Lockhart 6 30 p rn April 4 Austin Lamer 7 30 April 9 Canyon 7 30 p rn April 12 at Kerrville Ttvy 7 30 p rn April 16 Fiedencksburg 7 30 April 19 at Hays Consolidated 7pm April 23 Lockhart 7 30 p rn April 76 at Canyon 4 15pm April 30 Ken Ville Tivy 7 TO p rn May 3 at Fredericksburg 4 30 p rn May 7 Hays Consolidated 7 30 p rn The Professionals In Commercial And Residential Roofing All Over Central Tents For Nearly 40 Years ;