New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 20, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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THE EXTRA POINT
Canyon's Cody Karrer
Game 1 of Series goes to Cards
Nelson Cruz sf)rinted over to the foul line, desperately trying to run down Allen (raig's tailing limT The right fielder t ame up just short, and so did the Texas Rangers.
Craig's pinch*hit drive landed an inch or two in front of Cruz's outstretched glove* for a go-ah(>ad single off reliever Alexi Ogando in the sixth inning that carricx) the St. Louis Cardinals over the Rangers 3-2 Wednesday m a chilly World Series ofX'ner
On a night when all th(> runs w(-re drivc*n
in with opfM)site-field hits to right, former (Canyon stand out lance Berkman put St. Louis ahead with a two-run single in the fourth against C.|. Wilson.
Rangers catcher Mike Na()oli wat( hed in dejwtion as All)ert Pujols and Matt Holliday scored, blit a few minutes later celebrat(‘fl in the top of the fifth when he tied it 2-all with a two-run homer off ( hris Car(X‘nter
While the Rangers' i)ull[X'tuoulfin't hold on, five St. louis r('liev(»rs (ombinc'd for thrcv innings of on(‘-hit relief. Not that Trxas didn't have its (han( es — the R.ingers were
0 for 5 with runners in storing position. Colby Lewis starts for the Rangers tonight, trying to scwl the» Sc'ries bae k to Te'xas tied at a game a[)ie( e.
Game I has been an indi( ator ot sue-cess in re*( ent dex aek's: llie* winne*r h.is (,ip-ture'd seven ot the last e'ight titles, 12 ot the last 14 and 1 of th<’ last 2 i hi .ulditi( m, the
team hosting (iame 1 has won 20 of the last 2S WoHdS(*rie's.
A year afte'r m,iking the'ir first World Se'ries appeMr.Hiee, a five-game loss to the San I ranc is( o Giants that o K'ncnl with an 11 -7 loss, th(‘ Rangers were* )ack.
Taking ovt'r as at e afte^r (Tiff 1 e*e le’ft to «^ign with Philadt‘l()hi,j, Wilson drof)(x*fl to 0-5 with .1 7.17 [ RA in four f)ostst*ason starts this ye.ir, .illowing thrtH* runs and four hits in S 2/i innings with a tare^’r-high six walks — twoot them intentional.► NBA LOCKOUT
Owners, players to meet again
NEW YORK (AP)
After anotht'r long day of nc'gotiations, NBA players <in(l owners hammert*d out plans for another meeting.
That's not the deal (x>m-missione'r David Stern wanted, but it's Ix'tter than the I ane ellations that could have tome it talks fall through.
Both sides seemed to have plenty to talk about. Alter an eight-hour meeting Wednesday brought their time together to mt)re than 24 ht)urs over Kvo days, ft'd-(>ral mediator George (Ohen saifl they would resume bargaining this afternoon.
"fivt'rvone is extremely to( usenl on the t ore issues, the diffit ult issut's that ton-Iront them," Cohen saitl.
Talks broke tor the night so ownc'rs could attend meetings at another hotel. Stern k'tt aftt'r seven hours lor a prt'sentalion t>n revenue sharing bv the own-(*rs' planning committee.
The sides have been divided t)ver two main issues, the division t)f revenues and the structure of the salary cap system.
1 eague officials originally s.iid thi’v wt)uldn't be available tor negotiating Wednesday or Thursday betause of their board meetings, Stern wanttnl to bring a dt'al to them, saying t'ven the Christmas games could bt' in jtKipardy t)i t an-t ellation witht)ul an agreement Tut'sday.
Instead, t)wnt*rs will meet with players again Thursday after their board meeting, the first tinx* during the II I-(Itiy lockout they have bargained on three consecutive days.
"The discussions have bt'en dirc'ct anti constructive, and as far as we are concerned, we are here to continue to hel|) assist the parties to endeavor to reach an agreement," ( ohen said.
('ohen said players and owners met in a varic'ty of settings during mediation, sometimes in subcommittee's, other tinx's in groups as large as 40 f)eople.
Flankc'd l)y deputy mc'di-ator Scot Bee kennaugh, ( ohen made a statement to re[)orters and did not take c|uestions. Neither side commented, honoring ('c)hen's request to keef) the ix^gt)tiations private.
GUNNING FOR A FIFTH STATE TITLE
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New Braunfels’ Liza Fieldsencl will be one of the key players for ttie Unicorns, who begin their quest for another title Friaay
25-5A tourney first stop for NB tennis team
By Rick Davis
David Muellt^r is antitipaling ant)ther good day at the olfit e tor the Nenv Braunfels High Sc hool tennis team, which plays in a District 25-SA semitinal against visiting Steele at 4:;?() p.m. on Friday.
Such are the t‘X[H‘c tations on the Uni( orns' campus, said Mueller, who's now in his 30th season of directing the school's tennis program.
"You can't just sliovv up at the courts," Mueller said. "You do
have to ¡x'rtorm anti the kids realize that. 1 remiixl them, too."
Mut'ller's ck‘e‘ply-tale‘nte‘d sc|uacl
— (^specially so in the boys rcUiks
— stagc'd challe*nges to tle^termirx' the line-up tor the semifinal, which can rc'ach 19 games. Sche*clult'd arc' six single's mate h-t'S and thrc'e ck)iibles matche's in c'ach ot the boys and girls talc'-gories, plus one mixe'd double's match.
The Unicorns carr)' an unblemished, 14-0 regular-season rc'cord into Friday's match. Incluekxl is a 19-0 rout of Steele earlier in the season.
Howe'ver, the team is working on a stre'ak that's considerably
more significani loui straight state championships in ( lass lA <)ncl thc'11 SA. iXtuellc'r nolc'd his tc'ams routinc'K uctc' c'ltlu-r distru I c hampions or ninne'rs-up in 24 ot his tirst 2S sc'asons bc'torc- tlu‘\ tinally "got over the' hump" b\ winning a state* title* in 2007.
"We* h.id good teams tor yc'ais, but uc'ren't dc'ef) c-nough," Muellc'r said. "\ou tx'ed good tal c'nt in (numbt'D 4, and (> single's, too. (ic'tting that type ot de'pth was the' diffc'renc e."
The' Nc'w Brauntels-Stc'ele winner plays the judson-San Marc os winner tor the 2S-SA title <it a.m. Saturday at Stc'c'le'.
No. 1LSU suspends 3 for breaking drug policy
BATON ROUGE, U(AP)
LSU has sus|)enele'd star eorner-backTyrann Mathieu, ck'fe'nsive back Tharolel Simon and running back Spencer Ware for this Saturday's home game against Auburn Ix'cause they've run afoul of the tc'am's drug [^xjlicy, according to a pc'rson familiar with the decision.
The person told The Associated Press about the suspensions on We.finc'sday on condition of anonymi
ty bt'cause they have not been announcc'd. But the (X'rson did not spex. ify' the drug for whie h the playt'rs te'steci positive.
LSU coach Lc'S Miles declint'd to confirm any [)unishment for nx'm-bers of his No. I Tigers afte^ Wc'drx^-day's prac tice.
"1 understarxi the interest which surrounds what seems to be ix'ws. There' is internal discipline and inter-
n.il lu'vvs/' Milc's said. "I have a proe c'ss I go through. .,, It's a [)roc e'-clurc' I'm true'to, llic'rc' is no rt'al intor-mation about any plau'r that I'll addrc'ss at this point."
Mathic'u has bc'c'ti oix' of the' stars ot the first halt ol the eolle'ge football season. He has torce'd tour tumble's, re'tcM'ring threv and returning Kvo lor score's. He' also has two inte'rcc'[)tions and 42 tae kles, inc lucling I 1/2 sac ks.
Prep botbal tickets on sale
P iom staff reports
Pre'salc' tic kets for Frid.iy's ( omal (ounty football ganx'S are' on sale.New Braunfels
lit ke'ts tor the home' game against San Antonio W^agne'r ,ire*on sale' from H a.m,-n(M)n .Hid 1 ^ 5 p.m. today and 8 p m, Fridav.
Pric t's are' $7 tor adults .tnd $ lor students, and all tic ke'ts lire* gt'nc'ral admission. All tie ke'ts at the* gate arc* $8.Canyon
Tickc'ts lor the* road game against toekh.irt are on sale trom 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today iind 8 a,m, - I p,m. Friday.
Pric c's are $(> tor .idults and $ 5 tor stuelc'nts, and all ti( kt'ts arc* gt*ne*ral admission. Ail tic ke'ts at the' gate .ire $7,Smithson Valley
Tiekc'ts for the' road ganx' at Sehc'rt/ Clc*nx'ns are on sale 8 1 I a,m. at the' lic'lel house .Hid II; U) a.m.-1 p.m. at the c ale'te'ria today; and on Friday bt'twe'C'n 8-10: U) a m, at the fic'ld house' .incl
1 I a.m. -12; 50 p.m, in the cafetc'ria Frielav,
Ge'ner.il admission adult tickets are' $() and stude*nts are $ ^ All tit ke'ts at the* g.ite are $7,Canyon Lake
Tie ke'ts for the road g.ime .It Boerne are available trom 8; U) a.m,-4 p.m, at the Ath-Ic'lit Olfict', aixl at the' cafe-tc'ria from 1 I: U) a.m.-l; U) p.m. through Friday. Prc'sale tie ke'ts are IS for adults and $5 for students.Tickets are $b at the* gate.TEXAS LOTTERY
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