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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 24, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Tuesday, March 24,1967 Harakt-Zltung, New Braunfels. Texas Pages Longhorns take their turn UT cited by NCAA for numerous, varied violations Wurst Series. Game I AUSTIN (AP) — The University of Texas has released a letter from the NCAA detailing numerous allegations of football violations over the past seven years, including some admitted by David McWilliams, a former assistant and now head coach The allegations made public Monday, also the first day of spring football practice, covered a period from 1980 to 1986 and resulted from an 18-month investigation McWilliams. 44. hired in December from Texas Tech to succeed fired Coach Fred Akers, admitted Monday he made mistakes as an assistant and “was wrong in doing it.” McWilliams is mentioned with others as providing cash for athletes or arranging for athletes to receive money some of which was repaid The NCAA also said McWilliams and others ar ranged for athletes to receive the free use of automobiles and that McWilliams loaned his car to athletes on two occasions once to drive Another athlete to class and another time to con Iduct personal business “On one instance. I did loan an athlete a small amount of money to go home.” McWilliams said at a news conference. “On another instance, an athlete who had flunked out of school was not able to get his transcript to try to transfer to another school — I did help him and I did loan my car for a period of 20-25 minutes to an athlete for some personal business ” Aifced if he considered the acts serious. McWilliams said, “They were certainly serious because they’re wrong “Certainly I made a mistake on those things, and I was wrong in doing it,” he said “I apologize to the University of Texas, its alumni and anyone else I caused this embarrassment to ” The university received the Letter of Official In quiry with the NCAA's preliminary findings En day and released it Monday at a meeting of the University Council UT Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds told the council the longhorns' program 'has withstood the scrutiny of this extensive internal and external investigation and has emerged with no major blemish .’’ Each of the 19 categories of violations listed in the NCAA’s Letter of Official Inquiry contains one or more allegations of rules violations, said Houston lawyer Knox Nunnally. who was hired by UT to conduct an internal investigation The allegations include loans and gifts of small amounts of cash to athletes, the loan of automobiles, the employment of a prospective recruit by a UT alumnus w hile the athlete still was in high school, free auto transportation between an athlete's home and his future employer’s business, and entertainment cash in excess of that allowed by NCAA rules for athletes who host recruits during visits to the campus UT officials will meet with the NCAA Committee on Infractions during its April 24-27 meeting at Hilton Head. S (' . and should receive the committee's decision on punishment within a month of that meeting he said I T would have the option of accepting the decision or appealing to the NCAA Council AAUrray opts for N F L over A&AA COLLUDE STATION Al’ Quarter bark heun Murray, who helped create centrexersy and back to hack Southwest Conference foot bali championships at Texas AAM will forego his final Near of collegiate eligibility Mur r ax twice consensus all Southwood Conference quarterback announced Monda.x he will make himself available for the National T netball league draft April 28 Murray said he made the decision 'after reassessing his NEL draft pro spelts arx! to eliminate any umer tamtx for th** Aggies who started spring training Monday After talking with my family again I xe decided it is in mx best in terest to go ahead and pursue my professional career at this time Murrax said Mx Aggie heart tells me to stay at AAM and play another year but logic tells me that I should moxe on and test my self in the pro ranks The NCAA is inxestigating reports that Murray drove a car leased bx an AAM alumnus Both Murrax and Sherrill haxe denied any x loiations of NI AA rules Murrax was The Associated Dress offensixe player of the year in the SVS C and a third team Ail America selection behind Miami s Vmnx Testaverde and Michigan s .lim Mar haugh Murray announced t**fore and after the 1987 Cotton Bowl he would return for his final year of eligibility which would haxe t*een his fifth year since he was granted an extra year to compensate for a season ending in jury early in 19H4 hex in has given us four good years and he deserves the opportuni tx to move on to new challenges said AAM head coach Jackie sher Lindley/ Sultemeier win N BTA tournament More than !>u local tennis players turned out Saturday for the New Braunfels Tennis Association s doubles tournament at the New Braunfels High School courts Jon Lindley and Clay sultemeier teamed up to win the men s A division while John Fem brtHigh and Jim sanders finished sec (H»l and Dick Nexitt and Bob A ming were third In the mens B division Don hosuda and Bob la*wis took first place B Eombrough and B Miller were second and Ted Huey and Bill Knight finished third Brev Bedford and stephen Itllx won the men s C division finals as shawn Jurica ami Reagan < derail were runnersup Mark Etc kies ami Matt sloe urn bulk consolation The Womens B division win ners were Linda Kinney and Cauline Rev tor Sec ond place went to Allison lilly and stacx Bremer and the consolation bracket was won tty Brenda Hicks and Meredith lsley NB I X President Bob A oung said he was very pleased with the tournoul for the second NBL A sponsored tournament of the year ami was particularly impressed with the number of spectators who came to watch the actionCanyon Boosters meet on Tuesday The I any on High School Athletic Bitt/stet i tut* will meet at 7 Ui p m luesdax at the t ominous The athletic banquet will tie the featured dis< ussionNBHV Horseshoe meeting on Sunday There will tie a meeting at 2 p rn sunday at the County Fairgrounds at I Horseshoe courts tiehind tile dance flail A practice will I** held in prepara tion for the springiest tournament the following weekend Bolti club members and min members are invited to attend t*>th tournamentsT Bar M hosts college tourney I Bar M Tennis Ranch is hosting a week long tennis tournament March 23-27 Play will tx'gm at 9 a in each day and will run all day There is no ail mission charge for tennis enthusiasts to watch great tennis action Abilene Christian University tops the strong list of Division ll colleges coming to the event from all over the country Other schools competing will be Ferris State College Michigan), Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville the Umveristy of colorado. C alifornia Polytechnic Institute and East Texas State University Call T Bar M at 625-7738 for schedule of matchesCanyon Soccer Club meets Wednesday The C anyon Youth Soccer Club will have a general meeting at 7 JO p rn Wednesday at Wholesale Beers. Inc. rill who predicted Murray will be remembered as one of the best ever in the southwest Conference Sherrill said an announcement in January that Murray had decided to return for another season was based more on my feelings and those of his mother ” obviously I would be pleased to haxe had Kevin quarterbacking us again this fail since he is one of the best if not the best quarterback ever to play in this conference Murray completed 212 of 549 passes for 2 48.1 yards and 17 touchdowns with eight interceptions last season The first of the annual meetings between the Canyon and New Braunfels varsity baseball teams take place at 7 30 p m today at Cougar Field Canyon is 1-3 in District "I3-4A play going into tonight s meeting while the Unicorns are 1-2 Smithson Valley 1-2 in district will be in Mountain City taking on the Hays Rebels at 7 30 p m District 13-4A has two teams ranked in the Top Ten in the state Lockhart holds on to fifth place with a 7-1 record while Fredericksburg moves up to No 7 with the same record Fredericksburg plays at Kerrville Tivy tonight while Lockhart is at Schertz Clemens (Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt) Pistons hold off Houston, 114-110 HOI STON AP iH'troit > Isiah Thomas did not have a great fourth quarter or a M/lid se* <*nd half but he '.ink four fr*** throw' in th* ast thr«*e minute' when it really counted to give the Pistons an NBA victory over the Houston Rockets The Pistons held on tor a 114 IL victory Monday nigh! The key was a solid '.irs; half Mon day night by Thomas with I5of bi' 21 points and nun* of his 12 ,i'si't> and bx forward Adrian Dantley with2'.of hi' 2a points The I . 22 Pistons are just a half game t>chind Atlanta ti: the NR A t en tral I bx ision Bill LaimU-er U*d the Pistons re founding assault w ti: 19 and he also hat! 17 points Opposing Rockets ienter Akeem oiajuwon had th points and I i rebounds oiajuwon is a one man team said I H*troit < ouch < bm k I (aly Thomas pi'a sod l.atmbeer's con tributions Houston <*• and losers in seven of their past nine games wa' hurting from the lossNBA 4k 294 8. Th* Asocial**) Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division w L Pct GB x Boston JU 18 735 Philadelphia 18 30 559 12 W ashington 35 12 14 New A ork 21 47 5**9 29 New Jersey 20 48 294 lo Central Division x Atlanta 4*i ■VI 676 x Detroit 45 22 67** x Milwaukee 42 28 tv*1 5 I Ti KT ago A A JOO 12 Indiana 33 485 13 ( lev eland 26 4J ITT 20 WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division x Dallas 4 i 23 6h2 I Uh IM to 559 • Houston ie >22 V* I k*nver 29 40 4 JU 16 'an Antonio •JC 43 me 20 .>4 14 42 26 14 A 24 43 Sacramento Pacdtc Division \ I. A Lakers x Portland statue Golden 'tate Phoenix I- A Clipper' x clinched pla>off spot Monday s Games seattle 12' New A ork 121 UT Dallas bu Philadelphia lo*) Indiana bd Washington92 I >et rod 114 Houston HO I tall 122 I tenser 118 Today s Games Cleveland vs Boston at Hartf Dallas at New Jersey Atlanta at XX ashington Philadelphia at Chicago New A ork a! Msiw a usee Houston at san Antonio L A Clippers at I tenxer L A Lakers at Phoenix Portland at Sacramento 818    12 st*>    2U SOU    2U 158    29 167    42 ConnMavs 103, 76ers IOO Rolando Blackman scored h points as the Dallas Mavericks won in Philadelphia for the first time ever Monday night defeating the 7t>er> Itll lot) Dallas was 0 for-6 in Philadelphia since entering the NB A in 1980-81Sonics 126, Kmcks 121 The seattle supersonics won in New York for the first time in five games since Jan 2.5. 1982 defeating the Kmcks 12b 121 as Xavier McDaniel scored six of his career-high 4o points in overtimeJazz 122, Nuggets 118 Kart Malone scored i i points and Darrell Griffith added 20 as Utah moved 2 games ahead of Houston in the battle for third place in the Midwest Division and fourth place in the Western Conference playoff race and the home court adv antagePacers 101, Bullets 92 Steve sLpanovich scored 27 points and Chuck Person helped key a 13-2 'purt in the fourth quarter With the score tied and u I remaining in diana got consecutive baskets from Person < lint Richardson and Person agal!, lo take an HS-82 lead with 4 22 to play Washington ' Ennis Wh * *y hit a 15 foot jumper but the I    scored the next seven points ai It- . 95-84 on a 2'» loot jumper bx J tm Long with 2 09 to play All coaches parents and other in terested persons are encouraged to attend Discussion will include elec Hon of officers for the Mid Cities \outh Soccer Association and plans for the fall season'Nature's Garden' begins March 26 The Parks and Recreation Depart ment is offering Nature s Garden a program about identifying and us mg w lid edible plants This program will have three classroom sessions and two outdoor field sessions The first class will be at 7pm Thursday at the Dittltnger Memorial Library The cost is $lu to cover expenses For more information contact Mark Peltier at 625 5818NB S Sneed competes in SA all-star game New Braunfels High School's I .eon Sneed will take part in an all star basketball game Imlay al 4 Jo p rn at the Hemisfair Arena in San Antonio The game will showcase the l>est players in the San Antonio area The contest is a warmup for the Senior Prep Classic in Tempe and Mesa Arizona on April I through April a The game will consist of two IM minute halves Sneed is the only players chest* from District 13 4A to participate in the contest, which will be presented before tonight s San Antonio Spurs Houston Rockets gameAlbrecht breaks CYO record in SA Shannon Albrecht of New Braunfels broke the CYD record for cub girls at Alamo Stadium on Sun day Albrecht had a time of 2 28 in the 800 meter run. breaking the old record by six seconds SMU allegations turn to sex, cheating DALLAS Ai* southern Methodist I niversi tx bas hired a private investigator to look into allegations that tsmsters paid sorority wonton to ive sex with recruits and hired other students to take tests foi athletes a university professor says I Winn ie Kliexer a religious studies professor who headed the school s investigation intothe toot ball scandal told th** Fort Worth Star Telegram that university officials decided to hire the in vestigator after receiving anonymous telephone calls outlining the scheme The allegations surfaced Monday when broad caster Norm Hil/ges quoted unidentified sources as saying beginning in 1979 two sorority members initially were paid Woo a weekend to have sex w ith football prospects The grade fixing and sex tot pay scheme became known to Gov Bill Clements and some other members of the SMI Board of Governors which Clements chaired lief ore stepping down in January to become Texas governor Hitzges said It is absolutely untrue i lements said ol th radio report Kliever said the calls came to S Leon Bennet! vice president tor legal altair' last week In tile present climate they felt they had t take the calls seriously and they retained a prix at investigator to look int*/ them Kliexer said In addition to hiring the investigator SMI o baals haxe also appointed a com mi tit*** to look ii to the matter The Rex Barry Bailey minister oi the Fin I ruled Methodist Church of Fort Worth and member ut the SMI board Of trustees said tt board was informed of the allegations during meeting last Friday bx interim SMI Presidei VA liliani StallcupScoreboardOn the air TUESDAY 7 05 p in    Pm basketball Atlanta al Washington xvi Bs t> pin    College basketball    SII Classic semifinal game I s a 7 pm    Hockey    Washington at Nev* York Islander' 6 spN 8 15 pm    College basketball    NII Classic semifinal game ISA WEDNESDAY 7pm Horse racing Mutual savings late Spring Championship KsPN 8pm    Boxing    Frankie Randall vs Shelton 1-eBIatu lightweight bout KSi’N SATURDAY 9 to a rn Track and field Canyon troys girls New Braunfels boys girls Smithson Valley troys girls ai Canyon i ougar Kelav sDistrict 13-4A Baseball standings Local sports Team w L GB Fredericksburg Boerne 4 3 0 I I I Lockhart 3 I I Hays 2 •> 2 New Brauntels I •» ti/ 9* *. j Smithson A alley I 2 2>.. Clemens I •> •>i Canyon I 3 3 Kerrville Xiv y 0 3 3‘ TUESDAY 7 to p rn Baseball New Braunfels af Canyon 7 to p m Baseball Smithson A alley at Hays FRIDAY 4 15 pm    Baseball    Canyon    at Smithton A alley 7 30 pm Kerrville Ttvy at New Braunfels Today t Game N#s Braunfels at Canyon Smithson A alley at Hays Fredericksburg at Kerrville Tiv v Ixx khart at Clemens NCAA NCAA Tournament By The Associated Press East Regional Championship Championship Salvo day s Game Monda. s Game At I ast Ruthertord N J syraeuse Providence winner vs sv rat UM* 79 North * .militia 7 > Midwest West wmnet Southeast Regional NIT Championship Saturday s Game Nationa Invitation Tournament At Louisville h v 8. The Associated Press Pros ident t* 88 i ieorgetow ti 7 ’ Quarterfinals Midwest Regional Saturday s Games Championship Southern Mississippi VS Vanderbilt M Sundav s Game Nebr« sh a SI Washington 7* At Cincinnati La Salle 70 Illinois St SO Indiana 77 louisiana Male 7*. Arkansas Little Rock ic California 73 West Regional At New Y Of k Championship T ooay s Games Sunday s Game At Seattle emitinals Nev ada I as A egas 84 low a hi La Salle 19 12 Arkansas Little k it> 9 The Final Four outturn Mississippi 21 ll vs At New Or leans ra.ska JU 11 Semifinals sday s Games Saturday s Games mpionship Syracuse iou V' Providence 2 >8 •emiftnai w inners Indiana 28 4 vs Nevada Las Vega ■ bird Place 37 I semifinal losers ;