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January 9, 1983

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New Braunfels HetaM-Zeitung Sunday, January 9,1983 The Pack is back Dickey, Green Bay overwhelm St. Louis, 41-16 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Lynn Dickey passed for 260 yards and four touchdowns, including a 60-yard strike to John Jefferson for Green Bay's go-ahead score in the first quarter, leading the Packers to a 41-16 National Football League playoff victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday. Dickey also passed for touchdowns covering 20 yards to James Lofton, 4 to Eddie Lee Ivery and 7 to Jefferson, while Ivery scored on a 1-yard run and Jan Stenerud kicked two field goals as the Packers advanced into the National Football Conference playoff semifinals. Jefferson, who did not catch a touchdown pass during the regular season, had six receptions for 148 yards. St. Louis' Neil Lomax threw touchdown passes of 5 yards to Pat Tilley and 18 to Mike Schumann, and Neil O'Donoghue kicked an 18-yard field goal. However, O'Donoghue missed 44-and 45-yard field goal attempts and had a 44-yarder blocked by Gary Lewis, who also deflected a conversion attempt. The Cardinals lost star running back Ottis Anderson, who sprained his left ankle on the second play of the second quarter and did not return after he had rushed for 58 yards on eight carries. Tilley, the Cardinals' top receiver, went out with a sprained knee in the third quarter. The Packers, who built a 28-9 halftime lead, sacked Lomax five times for 158 yards in losses and forced four turnovers. After O'Donoghue's field goal had given the Cardinals a 3-0 lead on their first series, Jefferson broke between cor- nerback Carl Allen and safety Benny Parrin on a post pattern, caught Dickey's pass at the Cardinals' 25 and raced to the end zone, completing the 60-yard pjay. Dickey, who completed 17 of 23 passes, connected with Lofton on a scoring pass with 5:45 left in the first half. Parrin slipped trying to cover Lofton in the end zone. Linebacker George Cumby recovered a fumble by the Cardinals' Stump Mitchell at the Packers' 39 moments later. A 30- yard pass from Dickey to Jefferson and an 18-yard run by Ivery set up Ivery's touchdown dive, giving Green Bay a 21-3 lead. Two plays later, Mark Murphy intercepted a Lomax pass and returned the ball 22 yards to the Cardinals' 12. Dickey passed to Ivery for a touchdown and it was 28-3. Lomax passed to Tilley for a score nine seconds before halftime, but the Packers made it 31-!) on their first series of the second half when Stenerud kicked a 46- yard field goal. Dickey's 7-yard touchdown pass to Jefferson with 14 seconds left in the third period capped an 87-yard drive, aided by a ••43-yard pass interference penalty against" Allen. Reserve quarterback Rich Campbell passed for 15 yards to Jefferson early in the fourth quarter, setting up a 34-yard field goal by Stenerud. Lomax, who completed 32 of 51 passes for 385 yards, threw his scoring pass to Schumann with 8:13 left. College basketball roundup St. John's beats Hoyas NEW YORK (AP) — Seventh-ranked St. John's, led by Chris Mullin and Billy Goodwin, extended its winning streak to 13 Saturday with a hard-fought 76-67 Big East Conference victory over No.17 Georgetown. In the opener of the Madison Square Garden doublcheader before a capacity crowd of 19,591, St. Peter's defeated Manhattan 45-39 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game behind Tommy Best's 15 points. Mullin, a fi-foot-fi sophomore, finished with 24 points, while Goodwin, a 6-5 senior, added 20 as the Redmen boosted their, record to 13-0 and dropped the Hoyas to 9-4. St. John's is 3-0 in Big East play and Georgetown is 0-1, St. John's overcame an 8-0 deficit and took a 31-26 halftime lead in the incident- marred first half. Five technical fouls were called, three against the Redmen including two against reserve Kevin Williams, who was involved in two scuffles weith Georgetown's 7-0 sophomore Patrick Ewing. Iowa 79, Michigan 72 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Bob Hanson's 24 points ignited Iowa's eighth-ranked college basketball team to a 79-72 victory over Big Ten Conference opponent Michigan Saturday. After trailing by as many as eight points in the first half, the Hawkeyes, 9-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference, took advantage of outstanding free throw shooting in the second half to put the game away. After going into the lockerroom tied at 30-30, the Hawkeyes began a nine-point scoring spurt with 17:29 remaining to go ahead for good. With Michigan ahead 39-38, Iowa's Michael Payne, who ended the game with 14 points, hit two free throws and Mark Gannon followed with a quick jumper to give the Hawks the lead for good. Iowa went up 76-66 with 1:47 on a pair free throws by Hansen. Payne, who did not start, finished the night hitting eight of 11 free throws while Hansen contributed nine of 12. Michigan's Eric Turner led all scorers with 32 points and Tim McCormick added 14. The Wolverines fell to 0-2 in the Big Ten and 9-3 overall. Okla. St. 90, UT-Arlington 83 STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Guard Lorenza Andrews scored a career high 23 points and Oklahoma State canned 30 free throws as the Cowboys fought past Texas- Arlington, 90-83, in a non-conference game Saturday. Andrews hit five of 10 field goals and led the free throw charge, sinking 13 of 14 from the line. The Cowboys, improving to 10-1, placed five players in double figures. Oklahoma State broke to an early lead and pushed ahead of the Mavericks by as many as 16 points in the first half, settling for a 52-38 halftime lead. Texas-Arlington, 5-7, rallied behind Danny Johnson's long-range field goals and tied the game 61-61 with 12:25 left to play. But the Mavs got into foul trouble, and Oklahoma State hit 30 of 43 free throw tries to put the game out of reach. Center Leroy Combs had 18 points for the Cowboys, while Matt Clark and Bill Self had 14 apiece and Raymond Crenshaw added 13. Johnson led all scorers with 31 points. LSU 60, Georgia 56 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Howard Carter and reserve Greg Perkins scored clutch baskets in the final 1:13 Saturday night to let Louisiana State nip Georgia 6056 in a Southeastern Conference basketball game. Carter's 18-foot jump shot with 1:13 to play pushed LSU to a 56-53 lead and Perkins added a basket on a short jumper with 50 seconds to play to up the Tiger lead to 58-53. Leonard Mitchell added two insurance free throws with two seconds to go, giving 1+3U a 9-5 season and its first conference victory in three games. Mitchell led LSU with 14 points, Perkins and John Tudor added 12 each and Carter and Tyrone Black chipped in with 10 each. James Banks led Georgia with 143 and Vern Fleming and Terry Fair added 11 apiece, as the Bulldogs dropped to 0-2 in the SEC and 9-2 overall. After USD had built a 33-30 lead and stretched it to seven points midway in the second quarter, Georgia rallied and held two leads before Black's basket witli 2:36 to play pushed LSU ahead at 54-53. Alabama 74, Kentucky 67 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Ennis Whatley and Mike Davis scored 19 points each and Davis got the go-ahead basket with 2:30 remaining as fifth-ranked Alabama downed No. 3 Kentucky 74-67 in a Southeastern Conference basketball game Saturday night. Davis' basket gave the Tide a 64-(i3 lead and the Tide stretched that to 68-63 on a field goal by Whatley and a pair of Davis free throws before Dirk Minniefield scored for the Wildcats. Alabama, 9-2, then put the game on ice when Davis added another free throw and Eric Richardson two free throws for a six- point lead with only 30 seconds remaining. The victory lifted Alabama to 1-2 in the SEC after the Tide had dropped its first two conference outings at Florida and Auburn. Kentucky fell to 10-2 for the year, with its only other loss at top-ranked Indiana. The Cats are 2-1 in the SEC. North Carolina 87, Syracuse 64 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Michael Jordan scored 18 points and freshman Brad Daugherty added 15 as No. 18 North Carolina pulled away in the second half for an 87-64 college basketball victory over undefeated and ninth-ranked Syracuse Saturday. The Tar Heels, who have won seven straight in running their record to 10-3, rode three spurts to the triumph. After the Orangemen, 11-1, took a quick lead in the opening minutes, North Carolina ran off 10 straight points for a 14-7 edge. Syracuse rallied for six ties, including 35-35 at halftime. After Daugherty hit a free throw, Erich Santifer scored five points to give Syracuse a 40-36 advantage at the 18:47 mark. North Carolina responded with eight unanswered points for a 44-40 lead with 15:26 remaining. Black Belt candidate Mario Soto, a 16-year-old Canyon High School sophomore, will take a formal examination for karate's top honor, the black belt, Friday, Jan. 15 at the New Braunfels Civic Center. In addition to going through required forms and techniques, Staff photos by Cindy Richardson Soto will also have to fight twenty straight opponents —and still be standing at the end. Left, Soto does some weighted sit- ups under the tutelage of his teacher, Chris Lopez. Above, Soto spars with Joe Gonzales. Theismann-Garrett duo light it up for Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Theismann's three scoring passes to Alvin Garrett and cornerback Jeris White's 77-yard dash for a touchdown on the second-longest interception return in playoff history carried the Washington Redskins to a 31-7 victory Saturday over the mistake-prone Detroit Lions. Twice in the second period Theismann and the 5-foot-7, 178-pound Garrett teamed to burn 5-11 right cornerback Bruce McNorton for 21-yard touchdown passes en route to a 24-0 halftime lead. Then, with the first possession of the third quarter, Theismann and Garrett stung left corner Bobby Watkins on a 27-yard scoring strike. Garrett, replacing injured Art Monk, became the 13th player in National Football League history to score three touchdowns in a playoff game and the sixth to catch three TD passes. The Redskins, 8-1 during the strike-shortened regular season, advanced to the second round by eliminating Detroit, at 4-5 the National Conference's only sub-.500 team in the playoffs. The 31 points were the most ever scored by the Redskins in postseason play. Theismann completed 14 of 19 attempts for 210 yards against the Lions' defense, 10th against the pass in the NFC. Garrett caught six of the passes for 110 yards. Detroit's rushing defense was the conference's best, but John Riggins of the 'Skins bulled through it for 119 yards in 25 carries. In a season marked by no-shows far above the norm, the Redskins sold out 55,045-seat RFK Stadium, and every one of the seats was filled. The Lions, who had not scored in a playoff game since 1957 (they were shut out 5-0 by Dallas in 1970), turned the ball over on their first three possessions and four of their first five. They finally got on the Scoreboard midway in the third period on Eric Hippie's 15-yard touchdovvn pass to tight end David Hill. ; Detroit repeatedly drove deep into Washington territory in the first half, but two fumbles by halfback Billy Sims killed scoring threats and White's interception put the Redskins on the board 8:01 into the game. He stepped in front of a pass by Hippie pass intended for Sims on the right sideline at the Redskins' 23-yard line. White juggled it once, gained control and ran unhindered, beating Hippie to the Detroit end zone by 10 yards. The 77-yard interception return was exceeded in playoff history only by Walt Simmer's 88-yard sprint for Cleveland against Dallas in 1969. White also intercepted Hippie in the Washington end zone early in the fourth quarter to kill one of many Detroit scoring threats. Mark Moseley's 26-yard field goal late in the first period made it 10-0, then Theismann and Garrett began their personal assault on the Detroit secondary. Sports Calendar Basketball: Jan.10: Lockhart at Canyon girls, 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Jan. 11: SV girls at Boerne, 7 p.m, CHS boys at Hays, 7:30 p.in., St. Anthony at SV boys, 7:30 p.m., Gonzales at NB boys, 7:30 p.in.. SV sports banquet: Monday, Jan. 17, Smithson Valley High School cafeteria. Time has not been announced. (If your group would like to place a local sports announcement in the Herald-Zeituny, mail it to P.O. 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