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6 Del RiO NeWS-Herald Monday, Nov«mb«r 8,1993 Sports LOCAL/NATIONAL Collins gets scare IRVING (AP) — Giants cor- nerback Mark Collins had a scare in the fourth quarter when he injured his back, but the injury was diagnosed as a lower back strain after X-rays proved negative. "You're talking about possible paralysis when you're in that area of the back," coach Dan Reeves said. "You want to be cautious because it's in the spinal area. But I think he'll be fine." ... Giants quarterback Phil Simms was knocked out of action twice. He was replaced for one play late in the second quarter by backup Kent Graham after Simms hurt his right elbow when he was pressured by defensive end Tony Tolbert. Simms went to the sidelines for the rest of the afternoon midway through the fourth quarter when he was hit in the helmet on another Tolbert sack, leaving Graham to mop up ... Dallas' Emmitt Smith surpassed Robert Newhouse to move into fourth place on the Cowboys' all-time rushing list... Cowboys were concerned about their run defense. They stood 16th in the league against the run entering Sunday's game but they are keeping opponents out of the end zone. Dallas had held its last seven foes to one touchdown or less ... The Giants hadn't gone consecutive games without a touchdown since 1983 ... Giants running back Rodney Hampton was on the Giants inactive list after speculation that he would attempt to play. Hampton has been out since undergoing ar- throscopic knee surgery on Oct. 7, although he said an accompanying ankle injury is bothering him more. "I could have played but I wouldn't have helped the team," Hampton said. "I might have twisted the ankle again and that really would have set me back."... Dallas backup tight end Jim Price suffered a torn tendon in his right ankle during practice last week and will have surgery this week. Price could, acquired in a trade with the Los Angeles Rams, could be out for the season ... Tight end Jay Novacek moved into 10th place on the Cowboys' all- time receptions list. Coin' for it Injuries slow down Cowboys, Giants By The Associated Press IRVING (AP) — Troy Aikman, who had completed of 11 of 13 passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns, was forced to leave Sunday's game with the New York Giants in the third quarter with what was diagnosed as a left hamstring strain. Aikman, who completed his first 10 passes, was hurt with 9:30 seconds left in the period as he tried to scramble away from Giants' defensive end Keith Hamilton while rolling out on a pass play. He went down without contact as his left leg buckled beneath him. "I just felt it pull and I went down," Aikman said afterward. "I was pretty worried then, more than I am now." Cowboys' trainer Kevin O'Neill said he didn't think the strain was too severe. "But it will be 24-48 hours until we^ really know," O'Neill samT "We'll have to see how he responds." In the fourth period, Giants' cornerback Mark Collins was taken from the field on a cart after making a tackle on Emmitt Smith. The injury was diagnosed initially as a strain of the lower back. O'Neill said x-rays were negative and that Collins was able to move both his arms and legs. Ram defenders go after an Eagle during Friday night's 34-0 shut out of Eagle Pass. The victory marks the first championship for the Rams in 20 years, by having a perfect 10-0 season record. Holyfield regains title from Bowe College Roundup By ED SCHUYLER JR AP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS — On a shocking Saturday night, Evander Holyfield regained the heavyweight championship from Riddick Bowe in a fight that was delayed 20 minutes when a parachutist crashed into the ring. Holyfield took the IBF and WBA titles in a majority decision nearly a year to the day that he lost the title to Bowe. Judge Chuck Giampi called it 114-114, Patricia Jarman scored it 115-114 and Jerry Roth had it 115-113, both for Holyfield, who became the fourth man to become heavyweight champion at least twice. The AP favored Bowe 115-112. Holyfield's victory was only part of one of the most bizarre nights in heavyweight history. At 1:10 into the seventh round, the fight was stopped when a man on a propeller-driven parachute descended into the outdoor stadium at Caesar's Palace, hit the top rope and tumbled into the ringside seats. He was removed handcuffed on a stretcher. It was originally announced that the man broke his neck, but he was later reported hospitalized in fair condition with no broken bones. During the confusion, Bowe's pregnant wife, Judy, fainted and was also removed on a stretcher as a precaution. After the fight, Bowe's 82-year-old trainer, Eddie Futch, was also removed on a stretcher as a precaution, reportedly because'he was feeling fa^nt. Bowe left immediately after the fight to be with his wife. "I knew I was up against the best big man in the world," the 31-year-old Holyfield said after the fight. But during the fight he refused to acknowledge that. Although Bowe appeared to control the early rounds and also the last couple of rounds, Holyfield had the champion in trouble on a couple of occasions — the fifth and 10th rounds. "I knew it was going to take a real fight and I could not make the mistakes I made the j; first time," Holyfield said. k ','",,,]'; j( '. : ., Th'e big" mistake he made in losing to Bowe, he said, was that he concentrated on getting a knockout. On this cool night., Holyfield fought toe to toe with Bowe but also boxed more than he has in the past. And in the fifth .it appeared he might get his knockout. The fourth round ended on a wild note, as both men went toe to tae for at least five seconds after the bell. They were finally parted by Emanuel Steward, Holyfield's trainer, referee Mills Lane and a representative of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. In the fifth, Holyfield, who weighed 217, hurt the 246-pound Bowe with a hard right and two more head punches that sent him backwards. Holyfield leaped to the attack ; w.ith a. left-righl^two more head punches arid a fight to the head. By The Associated Press Charlie Ward and Arizona completed the same amount of passes. Zero. Ward sat out No. 1 Florida State's 49-20 victory over Maryland, leaving the quarterbacking duties to Danny Kanell. The backup threw five TD passes. Arizona was without its top two quarterbacks, so tailback Chuck Levy took over and led an option attack that accumulated 389 yards rushing in the Wildcats' 31-10 victory over Oregon. Levy threw only one pass — an incompletion. Ward, who injured his ribs the previous week against Wake Forest, is expected to be ready to play next week against No. 2 Notre Dame. Levy was called on to direct the Arizona offense with injuries sidelining drop-back quarterbacks Dan White and Brady Batten. Levy last ran Arizona's since-abandoned option offense late in the 1991 season. "They didn't know what was coming," Levy said. "We kept things secret." In other Top 25 games, it was No. 1 Florida State 49, Maryland 20; No. 3 Miami 35, Pittsburgh 7; No. 4 Nebraska 21, Kansas 20; No. 5 Ohio State 14, No. 14 Wisconsin 14; No. 6 Tennessee 45, No. 20 Louisville 10; No. 7 Auburn 55, New Mexico State 14; No. 8 Florida 61, Southwestern Louisiana 14; No. 9 West Virginia 58, Rutgers 22, and No. 10 UCLA 40, Washington State 27. Also, Louisiana State 17, No. 12 Alabama 13; No. 13 Arizona 31, Oregon 10; No. 15 North Carolina 24, Clemson 0; No. 16 Penn State 38, No. 19 Indiana 31; No. 17 Oklahoma 42, Missouri 23; No. 18 Virginia 21, Wake Forest 9; No. 21 Colorado 31, Oklahoma State 14; No. 22 Boston College 48, Virginia Tech 34; Iowa State 27, No. 24 Kansas State 23, and No. 25 Washington 28, Oregon State 21. No. 2 Notre Dame, No. 11 Texas A&M and No. 23 Wyoming were idle. No. 1 Florida State 49, Maryland 20 At College Park, Md., the Seminoles (9-0, 7-0 ACC) didn't look as dominant as they had previously. Maryland (1-8, 1-5) scored more points against Florida State than any team this season. No. 3 Miami 35, Pitt 7 Miami hasn't posted a shutout on the road since 1968, but the Hurricanes (7-1, 5-0 Big East) almost did it at Pittsburgh. The Panthers (2-7, 1-4) scored with 10:41 remaining after a turnover. No. 4 Nebraska 21, Kansas 20 At Lawrence, Kan., the Jayhawks (4-6, 2-3 Big Eight) went for a 2-point conversion in the final minute and failed. Nebraska (9-0, 5-0) has two games remaining — both at home — against unranked Iowa State and No. 17 Oklahoma. No. 5 Ohio State 14, No. 14 Wisconsin 14 At Madison, Wis., Marlon Kerner blocked a 33-yard field goal try with one second left to preserve the tie with the Badgers (7-1-1. 4-1-1 Bid Ten). Briefs By The Associated Press BOXING LAS VEGAS — Evander Holyfield regained the heavyweight championship from Riddick Bowe in a fight stopped when a parachutist crashed into the ring. Saturday night's seventh- round scene at Caesars Palace, during which the chutist tumbled u>to the ringside seats and was briefly beaten by spectators, stepped the fight for 21 minutes and ended with the man removed on a stretcher. James Miller, 30, of Las Vegas was arrested and charged with dangerous flying. He was released on $200 bail at 2:38 a.m. Sunday. Bowe's pregnant wife, Judy, was hospitalized after she fainted and Eddie Futch, Bowe's 82-year-old trainer, was hospitalized for observation after becoming dizzy at the conclusion of the fight. Both were released early Sunday. Holyfield, who became only the fourth man to become a heavyweight champion at least twice, regained the title from the IBF and WBA champion nearly a year to the day after he suffered ,•_ the only loss of his 31-fight career to Bowe. The loss was Bowe's first in 35 fights. Judges Patricia Jarman scored it 115-114-and Jerry Roth 116-113, both for Holyfield. Judge Chuck Giampi scored it 114-114. Holyfield, 32, weighed 217 pounds, 29 less than the 26-year- old Bowe. GOLF YOKAWA, Japan — Betsy King made a 20-foot birdie putt on No. 18 for a 5-under-par 67 and a one-stroke victory over Jane Geddes in the LPGA tour's season-ending Japan Queens Cup on Sunday. King, who earned $97,500 to take the money title with $595,992, finished with an 11-under 205 total on the Lions course. King, who also captured Player of the Year honors, recorded her 29th career victory to move within one of the LPGA Hall of Fame. Geddes closed with a 66. TENNIS OAKLAND — Top-seeded Martina Navratilova beat third- seeded Zina Garrison Jackson 6-2, 7-6 (7-1) in Sunday's final of the Bank of the West Classic for her fifth singles title of the^year and record 166th of her career. Playoff outlook BRING IN AD FOR DISCOUNj STOP SMOKING IN JUST 2 HOURS With our Hypnosis Plus Program (with or without patch) * Become a Nonsmoker Tonight! * Without stress or weight gain! You Know what wncKlnfl is doing to your health. Now vou can be free from Smoking with the eaaleet, most effective, Stop Smoking Program a^labe without weiaht oafn >ou will remain relaxed and aware at ill dm.? 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Regh»m Allef Elilk («-3) vs. Houston Lamar («-2) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cy-Fslr Stadium. Houston Yates <U) va. Cy-Cnek (fcO) Friday, > p.m., Tully Stadium. Deer Park (t-2) vs. Aldlne Eisenhower (t-l) Saturday, 2 p.m., Thome Stadium. Clear Lake (s-1-1) vs. Fort Bend Dull** <7-M) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rice Stadium. KeglealV San Antonio Hariandale (7-3) n. Convene Judson (M-l); 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Converse's Rocket Stadium. San Antonio Jefferson (54) n. San Aatoado Holmes (7-2-1), 7 p.m. Thursday, Saa Antonio Northslde. Mission (7-2) vs. District 32 rtprmaUathrt, TBA. CC Carroll (t-l) vs. Ea|le Past ($4), 4 ».B. Saturday, 4p.m., Eagle Pau. ' •.»• •- r --^,' uau SA DtvtstMl II Befloal El Paso Irvta («-2) vs. El Paso Riverside (f-2), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Son Bowl, El Paso. Lubbock Monterey (10-0) va. Abilene Cooetr ((•M), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Lowrey Field. Cleburae (M) vs. Flower Hound Marcus (7-», 7:30 p.m., Friday, Yellow Jacket SUdtaa, Cleburne. FW Western Hois («4) vs. Fort Worth Raton (44), 4 p.m., Saturday, Texas SUdlum, Irrtu. El Paso Bowie (7-J) vs. El Paso Eastwood (t-l), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Soeorro HS, Kl Paso. Amarillo («4> n. Midland Lee (M-l), 2 p.B., Saturday, Joaee Stadium, Loboock. Bariesod (7-1) vi. LewisvUJ* (M-l), »:*»•.•., Friday, Texas Siadtna, Irriag. Fort Wortk Dunbtr (74) n. Sooth Ora«4 Prairie (5-5), I p.m., Saturday, Texas ttadhM, Irrtag. Regie* n Arlington Lamar (U) vs. Dallas ferae* <M> Saturday, 1:M p.»., Maverick ItadiM. Arlington. Hiclardson Lake Highlands (7-3) vs. Hesquite (5-5) 7:30 p.m. Friday, Cotton Bowl, Dallas. Temple (7-3) va. Round Rock (5-5), 2 p.m., Saturday, Dragon Stadium, Round Rock. Spring (84) vi. Longview, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Bowers Stadium, Huntavflle. Dallas Carter (10-fl) vs. Arlington Sam Houston (54-1) Saturday, 7 p.m., Maverick Stadium, Arlington. Piano East (5-5) vi. DeSoto (10-0) 8 p.m. Saturday, Maverick SUdlum, UTA Killeen (54) vs. Round Rock Westwood (6-3), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Leo Buckley Stadium Conroe McCullough (9-1) vi. Marshall, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Homer Bryce Stadium, Nacogdochcs. Begin in Ltmar Consolidated (9-0-1) vs. Houston Weitbury (4-5-1) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Alief SUdlum. Houston Jones (7-2) vs. Mayde Creek (7-2) Nov. 13,6 p.m., Cy-Falr Stadium. Aldlne MacArtnur ((4) vs. Port Arthur Jefferson (S-2) Saturday, Nov. 13, 3 p.m., SUllworth SUdlum. Galveston Bill («•!) vs. Angleton (7-2-1) Saturday, 2 p.m.. Mercer SUdlum. Houston Stratford «-2-l) vs. Houston Madison (t-2) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rhodes SUdlum. Houston Washington (7-3) vs. Katy (8-2), Saturday, 3 p.m., Cy-Falr. Aldine Ntaiti (7-3) vs. La Forte (9-1) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Thome SUdlum. Texas City (5-5) n. Wfflowrtdge (7-3) Saturday, 2 p.m., Tnlly SUdiom. •egtalV San Antonio Lee (3-7) va. Seguin (5-5), Friday, 7:30 p.m., Seguln. Saa Antonio Sam Houston (8-2) vs. Dlst. 23 •rotaer-up, TBA. Del lie <1M) vs. AHce (74), 7:M p.m. Friday, SkMey Field, Urede Kdmborg vi. Dist 32 runner-up, TBA. Saa Antonio East Centra! (14) vi. San Antonio Cborchffl (8-2), 3p.m. Saturday, Alamo SUdlum, Saa Antonio. Saa Antonio Edtoon (7-2) vi. San Antonio Clark, 7:30 p.m. Friday, San Antonio Northilde. Laredo United (74) vs. Victoria <M), 8:00 p.m. Friday Li Joy a (7-3) at Sad Benito (9-0-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday 1 I 4 B e g 1 « * I Caayw Racial <*>!> n. FrasaU) (t-l). 7:3* »•.. Friday, BeM« «!«••. Mahvlew. Aadriwi <M> n tweeswater (*-3) kai a bye. wlektti Fa* <T« n. aVsiraweed (t-t), » ».».. Friday. CUrt lUIQji, F«ri Wyttt. Pert Wertk listen BiBs, PertWertk Ari•*• lesgkts er FW Cestsc-RtfenWe, has a ** (M) n. MaMs* <IM), 7:» ..... AMaTVwC (MX i,C«a\ye». (t-l) baa » »ye. AzJt (7-3) vs. Stephenvllle (10-0), 1 p.m..Saturday. Farrington Field, Fort Worth. Fort Worth Eaitern Hills, Fort Worth Arlington Heights or FW Carter-Riverside, has a bye. R e g I o n I I Dallas Highland Park (16-0) vs. Lancaster (8-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday, Maverick Stadium, UTA Dallas Smith (C-2-1) vs. Dallas Billcrest (S-2) 7:14 p.m. Friday, Forester Field Mount Pleasant (B-Z) vi. Waxahachle (10-0), 7 p.m. Saturday, Homer B. Johnson Stadium, Garland. Corsicana (6-4) vs. Henderson (9-1), Friday, 8 p.m., Palestine. McKimiey (8-2) vs. Metqnite Poteet <«-!>, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Mesqnlte Memorial SUdlum. Seegovtlle (7-3) vi. Dallas Roosevelt (1M), 1 p.m. Saturday, Forester Field Cedar Hill (4-6) vs. Sulphur Springs (>-l), 2 p.m. Saturday. WUiersoa-Saaden, Rockwall. Jacksonville (9-1) vi. Carthage (3-2), 7:Wp.m. Saturday, Lobo Stadium. Longvlew. R e g 1 o n I I I A&M Consolidated (t-l) vs. WUlls (5-5) Friday, 7 p.m., A&M Consolidated. Bay City (9-1) vs. Houston Fiirr (3-7) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Mercer SUdlum. Channel view (8-1-1) lias a bye. Sflsbec (8-2) vi. Nederiaad (5-4) Saturday,7:M p.m., Bulldog Stadium, Nederiaad. Houston C.E. King (7-3) vs. Brenham (M> Friday, 7:39 p.m., Paiadcaa Memorial Stadium. Brazoiport (M) ?». Boosto* Kaihmere (8-2) Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Tolly Stadium. La Marque (S-fl) has a bye. Jasper (5-5r vs. Welt Oraige-Stark (t-i) Moorhead Stadium, Course, TBA. R e it 1 o B I V Belton (8-2) vs. Austin Aidersoa (S-S), 7:3* p.m., Friday, Nelson Field, Amstia Austin Weitlake UM> vs. Saa Aatoak. Alamo Heights (7-2-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday at San Marcoi Bobcat Stadlnm; FloreavUle (7-3) vs. Mercedes (*-!}. 2 p.m. Saturday, CC Tnloso-Midway Stadium CC Flour-Bluff (7-2), bye Waco Unlverilty (»•!) vi. Aautta Reagaa (1-2), 7 p.m., Saturday, Paol Tyson Stadium, Waco Battrop (t-3-1) vs. New Branlels Ciayoa (1M), 7:3* p.m. S»t«rtay, Saa Marcos Bobcat Stadium. PleaiaiUm (5-5) vs. EdeoMb-Elia (M), 7:M p.m. Friday, CC Tnlosa-MMwa; Corpii Cbristl CalaUrn (M), bye Clan 3A Region I Perryton (t-l) vs. Tulla (5-5), 7:50 p.m., Friday, Bulldog Stadium Borier. Brownfield (8-3) vs. Graham (1-2), I p.m., Friday, Tiger Stadium, Sayder. Alpine (t-l) vs. Kermlt (M), 7:30 p.m., Fri. day, iiermil HS. Ballinger (9-1) vs. Bridgeport (9-1), 8 p.m., Friday, Stephenvllle HS. Amarillo River Road (9-1) vs. LHUefield (10-0), 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Whiteface Stadium, Hereford. Slalon (7-1-1) vs. Vernou (8-2), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Tiger Stadium, Slalon. Clint (7-2) vs. Reagan County (10-0), 8 p.m., Friday, Pecos HS. Clyde (6-4) vs. Southlake Carroll (10-0), 8p.m., Friday, Glen Rose HS. Region II Gainesville (9-1) va. Mount Vernon (8-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday, John Clark SUdlum, Piano Alvarado (9-1) vs. Crandall (8-1-1), 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Pennlngton Field, Bedford Hooks (9-1) vs. Atlanta (44), 7:30p.m. Friday, Daingerfleld Van (9-1) vs. White Oak (8-2), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Glade water. Farmersvllle (6-4) vs. Commerce (S-4), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Royse City Kenaedale <S-5) vs. Ferris (7-2-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Gopher Bowl, Grand Prairie Jefferson (9-1) va. Queen City (S-5), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Spring Hill. Kemp (8-2) vs. Tatura (10-0), 8 p.m. Friday, Tyler Chapel Hill Region HI Cameron (8-2) vs. Mexla (6-3-1), 7:30p.m., Friday, GatesviUe Coldspring (9-1) vs. Center (7-3), Friday, 7:30 p.m., Abe Martin SUdlum, Lufltln. Glddlngs (7-3) vs. Columbus (S-1-1), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Lockhart Woodvllle (8-3-1) vs. Liberty (8-1-1) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Woodville Waco Robinson (7-3) vi. Falrfleld («-!-!). 8 p.m., Friday, Waxahachle Splendors (6-4) vs. Crockett (7-3), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Viking SUdlum, Bryan Rockdale <6-i) vs. Scaly <*-2), 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sealy Port Arthur Austin (10-0) vs. Hamshire- Fannett (8-1-1) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Port Neches- Groves. Regie. IV Marble Falls (10-0) vs. Devlne (8-2), 8p.m. Friday, Kerrvllle Edna (3-«-l) vs. Cuero (7-2-1) , I p.m. Friday, Cuero Carriio Springs (5-5) vs. Taft (7-3), 7:30 p.m. Friday, SA Southwest SUdlum San Diego (1-3-1) vs. Port Isabel (S-2), 8:00 p.m. Friday, Falfurrias Stadium Lampasas (»-l) vs. Medina Valley (8-1-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday, Stolthaoa Valley Gooiiles (t-2) vs. Sweeny (10-0). Port Lavaca, I p.m. Friday Peanall (7-3) vs. Hockport-Fulton (1-2), 7:30 p.an. Friday, Clemen* Stadium George West (5-4-1) vs. Hidalgo (H), « p.m. Friday at Hidalgo.

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