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12 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JANUARY 12,1978 lllllllllllllliIillllllIIIIIIIIIII llllllI00 [] l : [] I [] [] I I I I =. AN ADD/T/ON? =. E getting larger causing need to plan future I i i I expenses. We offer a savings plan for you that will keep your money : i E working and growing every day of the year. Open a planned savings : account with us and watch your money grow. We have other services E : to benefit your family too, [] [] [] .= .= _= [] I ,TRUST and INVESTMENT SERVI( llllllllllillllllllllIllIIllIl IIIIIIIIII| Cougar Defense Stops Loudoun Valley 53-45 Action Resumed Midget Cage League; Lead Tightened With Upset BY EDDIE FISHER Midget Cage League Standing of Teams TEAMS W L Sonics 11 2 Bullets 9 3 Celtics 9 4 Bulls 8 5 Blazers 8 5 Lakers 3 9 Hawks 2 10 Royals 1 12 Action in Midget League play gt back into full swing after a brief layoff for the holidays with a full week of action on tap. During the week of action, the race for the league lead really got close when the Blazers upset the Sonics closing the gap to a one gale lead on the second place Bullets. Play started this week on Monday, Jannary 2, with a doubleheader of action on tap. In the first game the Blazers rolled past the Lakers by a 23-16 score. Stats for this game were unavailable. In the second game of  afternoon, the Sonics edged the Bulls 26-19. In this game, Berry led the Sonics with 14 points, followed by Taylor with 8 points; Leslie 4, and Hough with 2. F. Adams led the Bulls with 12 points. Action then continued on Thursday, January 5, with two more games on tap. In the first game, the Bullets beat the Hawks by a 26-18 score. In this game, K. Twyman led the Bullets with 16 points, followed by A. Gregory with 4, J. Stephenson 3, and R. Nelson with 2. Benton led the Hawks with 8 points. In the second on Thursday's slate, the Celtics crushed the Royals by a 30-16 score. In the game, S. Holmes led the Celtics Racing Museum, Visitors Center To Be Established On Grounds charles Town Tud Club This Spring A Thoroughbred Racing Museum and Visitors Center will be established on the grounds of the Charles Town Turf Club this spring,, William J. McDonald, general manager of the Charles Town Turf Club and Shenandoah Downs, announced. The museum will be housed in the building known as the "Round Barn", located next to the backstretch of the Charles Town track. It will also house the ordered his players to keep the long pass away from one of the Franklin and Marshall big men. And so the inbounds pass went to Brown who turned and shot the ball just as the buzzer sounded. The ball swished through the nets and Franklin and Marshall had won the tournament and Shepherd had to settle for second i place. I The streaks which both teams I displayed, started shortly after! the opening buzzer of the game when Franklin and Marshall rolled up six quick points and I then went on to pull out to a 19-8 ! lead with 12:45 left in the first half. Then Shepherd went into a back court press and cut the lead from 29-21 to 33-33 with four minutes of the first half remaining, despite the fact the Franklin and Marshall cagers shot at a terrific 81-percent pace in the first half. But early in the second half, Franklin and Marshall opened the lead up to 68-49 and with 9:15 of play remaining the visitors with an amazing 24 points, bad widened the margin to 86-63. followed by C. Ott with 4. Shepherd took control of the Jenkins led the Royals with 5 game and closed the gap to 106- 94 with only 1:25 remaining. And points. Action then ended the week on within a matter of 1:22 seconds, Saturday, January 7, with four the Rams not only caught up big games on tap. with the Pennsylvanians, but In the first game of the day, went one point in front and the Celtics eased by the Hawks by a 26-16 score. Int his game, S. Holies again led the Celtics with 26 points, followed by J. Gibbons, D. Rutherford and D. Potter, all with 2 each. Benton led the Hawks with 7 points. In the second game, the Bulls edged out the Lakers by an 18-15 score. In this game, G. Adams led the Bulls with 11 points, followed by D. Romine with 4  and G. Nagle with 2. Doakos led the Lakers with 9 points. While their offense rolled in a total of 53 points, it was actually the great defensive play in the second half which made it possible for the Jefferson High Cougars to score a choice 53-45 victory over the Loudoun Valley Vikings Saturday night on the Jefferson High hardwoods. The victory was the fourth in five games for the Cougars of Coach Tim Brinkley and it sot the stage for a big and very important date they have in the Martinsburg High Fieldhouso Thursday night with the un- .defeated Martinsburg High Bulldogs. The victory shoved the Cougars into the state ratings for the first time as they moved into the 14th top spot, while Mar- tinsburg, which has been a state rated team for the past two weeks, is listed in the 8th spot. Brinkley said his Cougars could not have played any better defensive ball than they did in the second half against the Vikings. It limited the Vikings to just 13 points in the final 16 minutes of the game. Loudoun Valley, undefeated when they came into Jefferson High Saturday night to meet the Cougars, moved into a one-point lead midway of the second quarter. They then went into a four corners offensive in an attempt to offsont the Jefferson added height. And by halftime the Vikings held a 32-25 margin. At the outset of the third period, Coach Brinkley moved his cagers into a halftime trap defense and the Cougars then quickly moved into the lead. Jefferson scored the first 11 points of the second half to take a 36-32 lead in the battle, and they never trailed after that. Once in the lead, Coach Brinkley sent his Cougars back into a "match-up Zone", since he knew that his players could not match the quickness of the man- to-man play of the Vikings. Victor Cart, who was out- standing defensively for the Cougars in the second half, was the scoring star for Jefferson High in the second period, keeping the Cougars in the ball game by scoring 10 of their 12 points. Jefferson moved into a quick early lead in the game on three field goals by Bruce Sbanton. In the second period it was free throws which made the different in the scoring as Loudoun Valley made eight of nine shots while Jefferson did not even have a chance from the foul line. The second quarter was even up in the scoring with each team hitting for six field goals. In the third period Kevin Roman, Carr and Junior Grantham combined for 14 of the 16 points for the Cougars. And in the final period, Jefferson also ootscored the Vikings 12-7 to give the Cougars a 32-22 scoring advantage in the second half. In the second half of play, Loudoun Valley converted only six of 21 shots from the floor while Jefferson hit on l0 of 15 tries for a shooting percentage of 66.6. Carr and Shanton were the only Cougars to score in the double figures, with each con- tributing 16 points. Smith was the top scorer for Loudoun Valley with 14 pc rots. Inthe Junior Varsity battle between Jefferson and Loudoun Valley, coach John Lowery's little Cougars dropped their first decision in three games by a close 58-56 score. David Noll and Mark Rudolph led the little Cougars in scoring with 20 adn 12 points respectively. No Damage To Staggers' Eye Congressman Harley O. Staggers, who sustained an eye injury while putting up a Christmas tree at his home in Keyser just prior to Christmas has removed the patch which has covered the eye from the date of injury and he has full use of the eye. This was the word which came out of Cong. Staggers' office late last week. Phil Jordan, press secretary to the Congressman said Staggers had not suffered any permanent damage to the eye as a result of the accident, The injury occurred wheo a crowbar which Cong. Staggers was using to put up the tree, slipped and struck him in the eye. Amin bans all but 3 Chris- ttan Churches in Uganda. In the third game, the Bullets beat the Royals by a 36-20 score. In this game, K. Twyman led the Bullets with 13 points, followed by T. Jackson With 10; A. Gregory 9: J. Dillow and D. Nelson with 2 each. Roberts r led the Royals with 8 points. In the fourth and final game of the day and probably the biggest game of the week, the Blazers upset the Sonics by a 26-20 score. In the game, Q. Jackson and B. Twyman each had 11 points to lead the Blazers, followed by W. Johnson and D. Hardy with 2 each. Berry led the Sonics with 8 points. The Sonics' loss left them [with only a slim one-game lead l over the second place Bullets. Buzzer Shot Knocks Ram Cagers Out Of Toumy Championship recently formed Charles Town Jockey Hall of Fame. It will he called the W. Va. Museum and Travel Center. The barn was built in the early 1940's as a broodmare barn by the late Albert Boyle, who at the time owned the Charles Town Turf Club. It's name, "Round Barn", came from its oval shape. The barn contains 10 stalls, built in an oval shape and circled looked like they had salvaged a victory out of what had appeared to he a certain defeat. But Brown came through with his game- winning shot and snatched a victory from the Rams. Joe Spencer, who scored 19 points for Shepherd, was named to the All-Tournament team as was Chuck Hipp, who had a career high of 21 points for the Rams. Shepherd moved into the championship round of play by blasting the Dominican College cagers and Franklin and Marshall made it to the tour- nament finals by defeating West Liberty College by a 168-89 score. In the opening game of the tournament, it took only a few minutes for the spectators to see that the Dominican College cagers of Blauvett, N.Y., would not be any match for the Shepherd Rams who rolled to an easy 117-87 victory. For the first 12 minutes of the game the Rams seemed to he able to find the range of the basket from any place on the floor. In fact, in the first two minutes of play Shepherd ran up an 8-0 lead. And after five minutes of play, Shepherd had already broken the game open with a commanding 22-4 lead. And after 12 minutes of play, Coach Bob Starkey's Rams held with an inside walking or light galloping area for use during inclement weather. It also contained a small apartment for a stable-hand to use, especially when the mares were due to foal. "We hope to recapture the history of thoroughbred racing in Charles Town and to provide a center that will serve all travelers visiting the Eastern Panhandle", McDonald said. In addition to galleries exhibiting racing artifacts, space for tourist display their personnel to help "We anticipate people in the ares from past racing we would tributions" "The Racing contain two small large galleries office for staff a wide 41-12 margin. Shepherd hit on 20 of their first 27 shots. And this was in spite of the fact the New Yorker's, after a time, went into a zone defense and made Shepherd shoot a lot from outside. This was the best out- side shooting performance of any Shepherd team in some years. All five Shepherd starters hit in double figures, with front courters A1 Middleton and Joe Spencer showing the way with 17 and 16 points respectively. Middleton also held to control the boards, leading the Rams with 13 rebounds. In the other game between Franklin and Marshall of Lancaster, Pa., were given a minutes of the' Franklin and went on a outscored take the Worley and scoring for the with 24 and 20 tively. Park New Park assignment as 'Historian' on Parkway. He will of the Roanoke, Technician toughbattle until late in the first wife Sandy, half before they rolled to a 108-89 Shenandoah win over West Liberty State I jeffersonCounty. College of West Virginia. !had been In this game, Franklin and i Marshall broke the game open in I M. Morrow. the waning minutes of the first[ half. Leading by just a slim margin of 34-31 in the waning l tain plastic rre .mendous sarengs on A 50-foot jump shot just at the sound of the buzzer ending the game by Chuck Brown of Franklin and Marshall College of Lancaster, Pa., knocked the Shepherd College cagers out of the championship of their own two-night Classic cage tour- nament Saturday night for only the second time in the six-year history of the tournament. The .final score was lll-110and it was not only a bizarre finish to a great and exciting battle, but it sent Shepherd down to only their second defeat in ten games. For about 21 hours the two teams, which made it to the tournament finals, had battled back and forth with first one team then the other coming up with what appeared to be un- stoppable scoring streaks. And with only three seconds remaining, Shepherd's David Gray had put the Rams in front 110-109 on an 18-ft. jump shot. Then Ram Coach Bob Starkey Dennis Kirk Wins First Riding @//Jr" famous brand Grown In Seven Years As Jockej spor..oats Add versatility to your wardrobe with an im- pressive new soort coat. Every handsome style is from our regular stock and everyone in the grouD is at a fabulous re0uced-to-clear price! Nportcoats originally *70 to ' 1 45 .o.,rom $419s .$919s LOUDOUN STRHT MALL - DOWHTOWN WINCHESTER Dennis Kirk, who captured his first riding crown in his seven year riding career in the Winter meeting of 1977 at Charles Town, edged Gene Ho for the 1977 season title with 146 victories. Nandy White, ninth in the final standings, led the females with 80 wins. Kirk posted his 146 wins from 934 mounts while Ho gained 140 victories from 950 starts., Kirk, who is the son of the late Woodrow Kirk, won the Winter meet with 29 tallies and then was third in the Spring session with 44. He added 41 wins during the Summer meet and came in second with 52 scores in the Fall encounter. Ho, the Chinaman who didn't arrive in Charles Town until the Winter meet was well underway, scored with 52 horses to finish second in the Spring meeting % We Have The Electrical Work Is What We Do Best! and then came out on top with 51 winners in the Summer. He was leading rider in the Fall meeting YOUR when he packed his tack and headed back to Florida and APPLIANCE wound up in 7th place with 23 wins. " FULL STOCK of Phil Grove and Larry Dupuy tied for third with 133 winners WESTINGHOUSE ,each. Grove captured the Spring title with 62 victories. In 5th Such $ ELECTRICAL WIRING AIR CONDI' LAWN MOWERS AND MANY MORE Did 725. MAGAHA, APPLIANCE North George St. position was Roger Hudson, the 1976 riding champ on the Charles Town - Shenandoah Downs circuit, with 113 winners. Bemon Chastine was 6th with 108 wins and came home first in the Fall session with" 41. Orlando Moreno was close behind Chastine with 104 vic- tories followed by James Thornton with 85. Witte was 9th with 80 and Alfred SCott, Jr., crossed the finish line first on 72 occasions, most of them coming while he was still an apprentice.