New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 21, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
NEW YORK (AP)
As tho Big East tries t(i figure out cl survival strategy, the -12 is nearinga dtH ision on whether it wants to stretch farther east.
Big East football sch<K)l officials were meeting Tuesday night in Nevy York City to discuss the league's future, and a Ric-12 offi» ( iai expects conference presidents in that league to decide by the
end of the week if they want to expand again.
The Big East is trying to figure out what's next now that f^itts-burgh and Syracuse have announceii they are leaving for the Atlantic Coast C onference.
The future ()f the Big East could be tied to the future of the Big 12.
Although Syracuse and Pittsburgh km av wnert' they're head(‘il,
Texas and Oklahoma lx)th aretry-ing to det ifle whether to leave the Big 12 for the f^c-12, taking Oklahoma Sfat(' and Texas Tec h with them.
Both universities' board of regc'nts vot(‘(i Monday to giv(‘ their presidents thf’ right to choose a new conference. AndOklahorna State's regents have schefluled a spc'c iaI m€*('ting W(‘dnesday after
noon about conference realignment.
Univ(>rsity of Oklahoma President David Boren has said thf> two in-state rivals will remain in the sam(* k>agu(' whether tliey fic'c irle to stay in the* Big 12 or join the f^c-12.
Should the Oklahoma sc hools decide to leave it could bc' the death knell for the Big 12.
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High schoo game tickets now for sale
From statl reports
Presak' tickc’ts for this week's Comal County icK)tball games are on sale. All prc'saies cmd on Thursday duc' to Friday's st hool c losing for the fair.
lickets for Nc'w Br.iun-tels' home game against Austin Westlake arc* on sale from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-i p.m. today and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 |).m. Prices are $8 for rc'servc'd seats, $7 for adults and tor stuclc'nts, (HkI all tickets are gc'nerai admission. All tickets at the gate are $8.
Canyon High School
fickc'ts for ( .vnyon's road game against Smithson Valley go on sale today. All tic kets are on salc> at the Cougar Athlc^tic Office from 8-11:3() a.m. and 1-4 |).m. on todav, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday. Pricc's are $(> for adults .ind $) for students, and all tic kc'ts are general admission. All tickc'ts at the gate are $7.
Presale tickets for the Smithson Valley home game* vs. ( anyon are trom 8-1 1 a.m. today at the Field 1 louse and I 1:3() a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Smithson Vall(*y cafeteria and Fliursday from 8-11 a.m. at the Field House and I 1: It) a.f]i. to 1 p.m. at the' c afeteria. Reserved tickets are $7, general admission adult tic kc'ts art' $i) and students arc> $ ^ All tickets at the gate' art' $7.
Tickets tor Canyon l.akti's road game against Fuling are available from 8:;i0 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the ('anyon Lake Athletic ()ffic t', and at the c aft'teria from I l:i() a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Prt'salt' tickets are $5 for adults and $ Í tor students. All tickets are $f) at the gatt'.
LAURA Mc^KENZIE j Herald /eiKinq
New Brauntels' Angela Lowak, left, and Morrigafi land qo up for a block during Tuesday's garTie against Austin Westlake
Austin Westlake outlasts}
By Chris Hoffman
ifie Herald-Zeitung A strtMk came to an c'nd on Tuesday night.
Austin Westlake- snappc'd Ntnv Braunfels 1 ^>-ganic' liome unbeat en streak by the slimntest ot mar gins.
Ihe Fad\' ( haps sc orc'd the* tinal two [)oints in d sc'c’ saw tilth game' tc) bc'at the Faclv Unicorns 2S-1 I, 22-25, 25-20, l()-25, 17-15 in a non-district game.
" rhis w.is two grcMt tt'ams going at it tonight/' New' Br.amfc'ls cotu h Phyllis Fowler said. "1 think it was a grc'at battle*, and both tc'.ims just left e'veryttiing on the' floor."
Nc'W Braunfels (2‘*-()) rc'bound-chI trom a sloW' st.irl to )ush Westlake' to the' limit, wit 1 the lin.il game tic'd at 15-15 before Paige (^aridi and Averv Br.ulshaw Hit a
pair ot vviniH'rs tor ihc* wiri.
Sc'iiior Angc'la 1 owak and ( aridi pul on a pow'C'r display, iis two of liie bc'st volk'yball playc'rs in thc' rc'gion \\c‘nt hc'ad-lo-hc'ad with no c Ic'ar cui winnc'r.
lowak Ic'd hc' IJnu orns with 20 kills and ( .indi had 2 I tor Wc'st-lakc‘,
jc'ssica Waldrip had 40 assists and 1 )aniella Villarrc'al had 51 digs for the’ l iicK Unicorns, who kic k ott tlicvir 1 ))siric I 25-5A schedule at home' f rida\ .igaiiist Seguin.
Canyon3, Clemens 0
The ( <iii\on ( ougarettes ini|)rove'cl Its rc'corcl to 2‘)-‘> and \-0 in l)istric t 27-4A with a 25-1 V, 25-4, 25-7 win over Sc hertz Clc'ine-ns on luc'scLtv night.
With the' Smitiison Valiev loss.
('anyon holds d onc'-game lewd in thcMlistnc I standings ovc'r c ross-cc)Lint\ rival 1 ady K.ingc'rs,
Kalae' StroÌ)c)s led the (^ougarettes with 10 kills and Mc'gan Isbc'll had t'lght, while' lay-ci (jivc'ns hiul 28 assists in the victors, (/anyon tr.ivc'ls to tace defc'nding disine I c ham|)ion Smithson Valley at (> p.m. on Friday night.
Alamo Heights 3, SVHS2
Nina Mody-BaiK had 14 kills and UTSA-signc'e Mac ie Me Kay had 10 in Smithson V'.illey's tivc'-se.'t he'artbrc'aker to Alamo I Ic'iglits on Tuesday.
The' I ady Kangc'rs (18-1 7, 1 ) lost their first districi game ot the season. Kimmy Tovar had 24 assists lor Smithson Valiev.
New Braunfels beats Seguin in 25-5A tennis
Bailey leads Reds past visiting Astros
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From stall reports
The' New Braunfels tc'n-nis scjuacl remcviru'cl unde-featc'cl on the' season with a l()-i win ovc'T Sc'guin in a Distric I 2 S-5A tewm tennis mate h on Tuc'sday.
New Brauntels coach [>avicl Mueller rested most of bis top starters, as the young upstarts got time on the court against the Matadors.
New Braunfels' ('hris Haerens dc'featt'd Tlliott Singseas (>-1, 6-0; (ole I7avis beat Kvtric k King:6-2, ()-0 and Bc'n Standley was perfec t agaiitist Nic k
Maroti ()-0, (r-0 in boys singles ac lion.
New Brauntels' ( an-dyce I k'nwooci was vie to-rious over Racjuc'l Kamos ()-0, ()-l; Tnitlic' Moellc'r l)C\it lamae l.e.il ()-l, (> 1 lo k'acl ihe lady I Jnicorns to a pc'rfect ‘)-0 mate h record against Seguin.
Summc'r Walton, Lindsey Leland and I indsey Muc'llc'r eac h posted wins for the 1 ady Unicorns.
The' Unicorns are l)ac k on the' court Sept. 2 7 agai nsl ( c ihversc' [uclsc >n.
New Braunlc'ls is going for its fifth tearn/tennis title.
lionier Bailey shut 1 k)USton down iigain and C cime up with a carc'ei high thrc'e hits and Devin Mesoraco homc'rc'cl to hc'lp the' Cine innati Kc'cis snap a tour-game losing streak with a ()-4 win over tlie Astros on Tuesclav' night.
Brandon Phillips also homerc'd vvhik» jay Bruc c' had thrc'e hits and Dave' S.»| HK'lt and Juan Franc isco c'ach adek'd two hits t*ac h as the Kc'ds broke out ot a slump. Their nine hits through five innings were one more than their total t rom the prev ic)us 111ree games.
THE EXTRA POMT
Smithson Valley’s A.C.Reld
KAN ZONE PREP SCHEDULES
FOOTBALL 8t SVHS, 7 M p m VOLLEYBALL vi SVHS, 6 p m Stturday's Garni CROSS COUNTRY; at Cedar Park, 8 a m
FrWay'i Gamta FOOTBALL at Luling, 7 30 p m VOLLEYBALL it Wimberley, 6 30 pm Saturda/a Gama CROSS COUNTRY; at Branham, 8 30 a m
NEW BRAUNFELS Friday'» Gama«
FOOTBALL vs Westlake, 7:30 p m VOLLEYBALL vs Seguin7 p m Saturday's Gama CROSS COUNTRY: at Feast Meet, 8 a m
SMITHSON VALLEY Friday's Gamas FOOTBALL vs Canyon, 7 30 p m VOLLEYBALL vs Canyon, 6 p m Saturday's Game CROSS COUNTRY; at Cedar Park, 8 a m
Baile\' (‘*-7), who went into the game' with O.H() TKA in thrc'e starts .igainsl thc> Astros this sew son, set a c.ircM'r-high in wins while' allowing six hits ,incl two runs with two walks and five strikc'outs in sc'vc'n innings.
1 rancisco t orclero pitc hed the' ninth for his Uth save.
I iouston's Bud Norris (()-11) Ic'ft thc' game two outs intc) the third inning with discomfort in his right shouldei. Norris allowed sevc'n hits and thrc'e funs wilh two walks and thrtM.' strikeH)uts.
lODAV'S SCOKKS LANCE GLANCE
former Canyon High School standout Lance Berkman, now a nghtfielder with the St Louis Cardinals, was 2-for-5, 2 RBIs through 8 innings vs, the Mets on Tuesday >». He IS bat ting 300
National League East Oiviaion
W L Pet GB
x-Philadelphia 98 56 636 —
Atlanta 88 67 668 10V>
Washington 74 79 484 23X
New York 73 80 477 24X
Florida 70 85 452 28>7 Carrtral Division
W L Pet GB
Milwaukee 91 64 587 —
St Louis 84 69 549 6
Ciricinnati 75 80 484 16
Pittsburgh 68 86 442 2&
Chicago 68 87 439 23
Houston 53 101 344
W L Pet GB
An/ona 89 65 578 —
San Fiancisco 83 70 542 SVi
Los Angeles 76 76 500 12
Colorado San Diego
Washington 4, Philadelphia 3, 10 innings, 1st game
Washington 3, Philadelphia 0, 2nd game Atlanta 4, Florida 0 Cincintiati 6, Houston 4 Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 1 San Diego 2, Colorado 1 N Y Mets at St Louis, late Pittsburgh at Arizona, late San Francisco at L A Dodgers, late Today's Gamas Houston (W Rodriguez 11-10) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 8-12), 11,35 a m Milwaukee (Wolf 13-91 at Chicago Cubs (Garza 8-10), 1 20 p m
San Diego (Bass 1-0) at Colorado (A Cook 3 9), 2:10 p m
Pittsburgh (Ohiendorf 1-2) at Arizona (Milev 3-2), 2:40 p m
Washington (Lannan 9-13) at Philadelphia (Woiley 11-2), 6:05 p m Atlanta (D Lowe 9-15) at Florida (Vazquez 11-11), 610pm
N Y Mets (Schwinden 0-2) at St. Loais tJ Garcia 12-7), 7 15 p m
San Francisco (Vogelsong 11-7) at L A Dodgers (Eveland 2-1), 9:10 p m, Thursday” s Games N Y Mets at St. Louis, 12:45 p m Washington at Philadelphia, 6 05 p m Colorado at Houston, 7:05 p m San Francisco at LA Dodgers, 9 10 p m,
American League East Division
W L Pet GB
New York 93 60 608 —
Boston 88 67 568 6
Tampa Bay 85 68 556 8
Toronto 78 76 506 \S'A
Baltimore 64 90 416 29/';
x-Oetroit Cleveland Chicago Kansas City Minnesota
68 87 59 93
W L Pet
88 65 575
84 70 545
69 84 451 64 89 418
578 — 497
Cleveland 4, Chicago White Sox 3,
Chicago White Sox 5, Cleveland 4,
N Y Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 0 LA Angels 10, Toronto 6 Baltimore 7, Boston 5 Kansas City 10, Detroit 2 Seattle at Minnesota, late Texas at Oakland, late
Today's Games Tampa Bay (Shields 15-11) at N Y Yankees (Sabathia 19-8), 12 05 p.m.,
Ctiicago White Sox (Buehrle 11-9) at Cleveland (U Jimenez 4-2), 6:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Hellickson 13-10) at N Y Yankees (PHughes 5-5), 6:05 p.m.,
L A Angels (Haren 15-9) at Toronto (McGowan 0-0), 6:07 p m
Baltimore (Tom,Hunter 4 4) at Boston (Beckett 13-5), 6 10 p.m.
Detroit (Scherzer 14-9) at Kansas City (FPaulino 3-6), 7:10 pm.
Seattle (Pineda 9-10) at Minnesota (Slowey 0-6), 7:10 p m,
Texas (C Wilson 16-7) at Oakland (McCarthy 9-8), 9:05 p.m.
Thursday's Gamas Tampa Bay at Boston, 6:10 p m Cleveland at Texas, 7:05 p.m Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 7 p.m, Detroit at Oakland, 9 05 p.m.
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