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JEFFERSON r. M Rs ADVOCATE SECTION B---SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1959 ) NEWS _ WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY'S !RESHMEN BASKETBALL TEAM Ex-Panthers Defeat IAt y, r; BY M AX BROWN , Meet P.J Alum, Fn. WHERE WHEN P,..,Y !;:' '' " The P I " "' FR;DAY " '" '" "" "" " "" Y ~ ~/ l -- E,-~ anthers of .Charles tt'illiam ~, ~,'a.:v w tt, v,~ county rivals-Rimer High of Mar WHICH WE HAVE BEEN 'sitting on for town rllgn cnooi cnameo up l ....... , ....... . 4 N tl~burg ~l ~ t,hew 13th vzctory as against only, At orfolk, Va. I'n the'prev.ous matting of Ram o1" so, was confirmed this morning (Wed- . ~ two deefats Saturday night when :Martinsburg at Fort Hill er and Page Jackson Coach Adam I Robert confirmed that he has iiii!I ilii c.a! e o.I wmcnes : v a. a.tur- Wardensviile vs .edgesvil,e. MHS tory, but iL did not come easy on !d general manager and director of racing ~iiil ~ they trounced the Buckley Lages 'Charles Town at James Wood '" " ' ' t Shenandoah Downs course at Charles Town, i i}i ---:r ............ " cravens eager., chalked up a vzc i ii ii ' !i::ii::i::::i~ii:.:!i~:: .::~!::::!!ii ::ii:::i::: i~i:::::.ili::!ii::!i :ii::i~i:) i::i::!:i Junior High gymnasium. ! . " Another "Frida i" h " time, Leavitt announced that he has resigned !! ! ~iiiiii)iiiii !i~ii~il}i~!: ::i[~:: i~iiiii .... .ii}ii!iiiiiiii!!i!:: ~ aaYErni.mgn~,,t~l~on ~ne~,~a~-nazues~ho wvTOWn~o,~ BmdgewaterGym at Shepherd the Martinsbmg coUrty n g t actmn ~I 'Positions at Wheeling Downs. Leavitt will ~i~i __ ~,~ "A ..... y'." "~ ~':~ "~",'-"J-" St. Joe at Shephe~dstown with local and sectional interest ~-i ~ners m ~_n,e ~c~ory, romng m ~~ Harpers Ferry at Berkeley Springs will find t;he Martlnsburg High Itnew post at Shenandoah Downs on February ! ~ pum~, wm~ ~eorge rrunme con- ,~,~. ~_......... r~ .... ~--... " Bulldogs ~oinv to Fort Hill for a ring his resignation to Anthony Zerilli, pres{- ..... ~~}~!~1 ~ ~:_ ,-,~'~'-':'J".~"..."Y,."~'.". ..... .'~ ~'~'.' Ramer at Page Jack~on return engagement which the Sen ~~1~ ~: zn~ ~o pomps z~m rnnes al~ nan " '.,. ' t ntis took in a se Nheeling Racing Association, he said that the ~!~!::.~ : . , " . , ~ .. clo." battle ~n l! ech e o n in oc womeet ' .... O Shenandoah, was "too attractive to refuse, il avitt's resignation at Wheeling was accepted . "He has our blessings for his continued suc- for a total of 104 programs, fortune," he added. The construction of the _ Downs plant is now nearing completion. The i :ni.ght summer meet from May 1 through July ~ 8 p m in the Charles Town High ltedgesville at Romney, Deaf , " ~~!ii 1 gymnasium, i ~cnoot I gle with Hedgesville on the Mar- ~~il 1 ~ I WEDNESDAY tinsburg Junior High gymnasitlm. -'mght fall session from Sel)tember 1._.4 through ' TLeavitt had served at Wheeling owns zor 1 Charles T0--i=,,,,o,,e [Charles Town at Clarke County Coach Glenn Gainer will take ~~ l ~v.u ~u.},v~,.,qr,,.~ -- his Harpers Ferry High Tigers . he youthful racing executive has been in the Years and has held official positions at many 1 s,,. , . ,,. ' --' -- I The heaviest Friday Scholastic {into Berkeley. Springs., Fziday add i He n Dick Dubois, Charleston; Micke wmume dlUnliyl II1~11 q~IUlUI season is on 'tap for this Friday which they pulled on the Indians t eheeaStwasandgeneralmidwest'managerPrir oft thehiS WheelingMichigan verslty f~h~naWne~LVkie~ia~ll%Uu~d e'anSyc m reV Y'Oi e. Gibbons, Parkersburg; Kenny ..... night and three of t~he eight bat-]in Haz'pels Ferry. i which won three of its first six ilett, Hedgesville, and Paul Popo- ] Ward Shady Spring and Manager [-AI~ Tn Taam ] ties will take place on Jefferson ] The other Priday nigh~ battle oclation course in Detroit and later mutuels games. Left to right, front row: [rich, Flemington. Back row-Man- I. h , . , [ ~-v,~.~ nv ,~n. ~uwuu~$ m~uuun# J county gymnasium, two of ,them I with local interest will be ,taking : Hazel Park During World War II Leavitt Terry Moore of Buekhannon, Ed[ager Jeff Simmons, Charleston; I JO rt Strong, Princeton. INn ,Shepherdstown. place on the Musselman High gym ~- 1rithsoverseas, taking part in the invasion of -~-'~~----~~ ~ anCdh?l(l?uJOrW~iHtgchSrJaY~ie~] Both Shepherd College andinasium,inInwdwbe!ethe'~pple and Germany. He fough as an infantry- .,. ~ m ~ g ge ~p v a IShe..herdst.wn Hi-h School will I men wm de entertaining Clear Chides 10wn J W ~ ~ |'2qPI~H i twinbill with St. James at the sen]~.~ ~;~,,~.'.~ ,.~,~,~ ~ ........ ,.o Spring (Md) High ~ ;~ )port of tanks of the 3rd Armored Division. " "hi " . . [ iV*~ Ih ~t~g~[lll[ll ] 1Of gh gymnasmm Saturday af- [,,,~ ~. ~.o~ ........ ~..~ ~.~ [ Many of the sectional basket- arried and has a daughter, Joan. It is under- ~ ternoon in Charles Town Iherd Rams "ettin- back into act [ball fans w~ll have thew cage m- will move his family to Charles Town just Victory 0 er Harpers Ferry T^" ! In th.epene!"St'Jamesrallied]ionaftera~wo-week,~eriodofin[terest divided Fliday night ~s ~i l Y$/ gl little; im the nnal period to'nip t,he Char lactic|t,, because of examinations [they take in their favorite local les Town Junior High cagers 27- s . "' game and at the s ~ i ae can find a residence here. V ]~J.J--.- /~--.=A | A--J . ady sta red for ,the vic- [ Colle~e of Bvid~ewater Va It will keep an ear open for the goings ~i , " ..... ] 22 O'Or r ' by playing host to Bridgewate~ .... anetmetzyto i ,S TOWN HIGH'S PURPLE PANTHER bas- I WIH~H L~[~ L~ i tors witi~ 14 points while Bobby]~.. ~,~ f,~o, o.~...h, ~o~i.~. thi In down at Norfolk Va between a ,- ---~-- ~ ==1.1.,- ~ Brown and Davi"~ "^-^~ '^~ *~'-' ~ ~"~ ""~~ ""~ ""'~ "'~'"~ ~'""' .......... ' .... ~i .ertainly did draw a top-drawer assignment for The Charles Town High ,basket- [ not enough, u ~ I u ou,,~~cu~.~ I ~=~s-n h~h.,een ~h. ~W" ~ ..... n~ Iwes~ wrgxma university's Moun- bailers scored their second victory ~ Wilt and Eismon led the often- ! .......................... ~t ______ ]Charles Town fivewith 12 and 10 I ~he h~,d ~'olleo,~ w~'l be ~'.".o ~,~ ]tameers and WHham & Mary Col , round of the Class AA, Section 1 tourney at of the season over the Harpers[sire attack for the Panthers with s iv ~ p ~. t~ ~ u ~., ...... STANDING OF TEAMS re:pect: ely. ~ --. - ]register ,their fifth victory as a- lege. . , . : _ They'll be facing the veteran Keyser High Ferry High Tigers, but ,this time El6 and 14 poin, ts respectively I ~n ~ne second game, woocsy |.~,~.o~ ~.. ao~oo~o I Saturday mght the Shepherd quint, said by many to be one of the best the Tigers had ,the Panthers in [ while Hough had 12 for the Tigers I TEAM W L Oden dropped in two baskets and ~ ~='2" ...... . ......... . ...... ca~ers will haw tha ~.*i ...... 'Donnie and Across ~own on tne =~ne.pnez'as- ' ............... i their own cage and they battled [Honk 11 and Manuel 10 ,to lead W. & R. Sales 7 2~ Ott Rufus Parks eaeh[+own Hi..) ~,.~ ~o [spothght to themselves as t,hey out by Coach John Shelton. The Panthers them cl:a,w for claw right down ,to [their attack. Kastle's 5 4 1 hit from the field as Charles [bourn coache~l~ Cardinals ~"w~llWe Ipaly host to Potomac State's Cat- Opening round which gets underway at 7:30 the last before droppinga 50-43 de [ The victory was the seven thjMoose Club 3 6 Town's jayvees grabbed a ~o o...,,~,.... .~ .~ [amounts in the first meeting of cision on the Harpers Ferry High [ for the Panthers as against three I ..... ...... ~ ~ ........................ - Town & Country 2 7 , point lead m the opemng stanza ] 0..~,o ~z~. ...... s ,~f M~, [ the season between the two teams. : hardwoods in the finale of a twin- I defeats, while for .the Tigers it i ~. ............ ~...~ .... ~ ........... [.__ ~. {and. stayed n front to earn a 32-{tinsbur. and in this one +h~ Car I Although nozmally there is no ]~0LYARD TOLD" His CHARLES TOWN bill cage al~tmctin Tuesday even" [ marked their eighth defeat as a" l "~ ..... "'-- 121ciecision. Ott had13 and Odenl~ - ~, ..... ~ ." [ ca~e action in the tection on S .... [ se vs a te 11 for the victors whlle Burke dropl. sis .......... [day this does not~hold true th"i's ing. In a preliminary game ~the Igainst three wins. Moo K s l am snored no~ nave mo mucn , lday night that he was undecided about work- Harpers Ferry Jayvees scored a [ In the preliminary game the " / ~roume ~amng me marunsourgers .... I T. & C. Clothiers vs W. & R. Sales I ped m nine for St. James.[ i to cam I Sunday as the St Joseph's Cath ~i s SUmmer and pitching baseball for the Legion. one sided 45-21 victory over a IHarpers Ferry J,ayvees rolled to a I The W. & R. Sales edgers pulled Score by periods: ] nWith 'tPl~e Charles Town High I olic High boys of Martinsbur~ will ,~ De pJaylng nos~ to ~mm~tts~urg team from the Harpers Ferry[20-8 first period lead and stayed la full two games out in front in St. James 11 13 14--27[Panthers going to Winchester, Va. [Md ' ' gracluate in June and said that he is consider- band. [in ~front all the way. [the battle for the lead in the Jeff Junior High 7 14 20---221Friday night to be the guests of l -" .......... another part of the state. Another Legion Al, though Coach Glenn Gainer[ Stotler was high man for the[erson County Independent basket ----------- |James Wood High, the Page Jack l .xne]e,~ :e win__ De_no acnon. Monday. ~ . in the W. Va.-GW tilt was first-baseman of Harpers ,Ferry said his .boys did ~litle Tigers and L. Wilt and Gall- ~ball league last Thursday night St. James 5 9 13---21~ son High Spartans will have the Imgn~, ou~ Tuesday evening s~x. na~ Who said that he had run across a dandy not play the ball they have played ]way tied for the offensive honors the Legion team and will bring him here in several other games ,this season [for the Harpers Ferry band with [n the Charles Town Junior High Jayvees 0 18 21--32 ~ Charles Town cage spotlight all to Turn To Page 2-B I narawooas wnen mey scored a ..... ---------------- they were ,hot enough ,to keep the [ eight points apiece. ~: Charles Town boys on edge all theI The ,boxsc0re" . 'close 55-49 victory over the sec- " ~" i: ond place Kastle team in the first , ~._ CRAVEN' " PAGE-JACKSON HIGH way. And even in the final min-ICharles Town " FG F Pts of two games played. In l~he sec- ~ , _~' ~es o~f the ~ame She Tigers were[wil f ............ 6 4-4 161ond game of .the evening the ~ ~ ~ i*. tball quint indeed made, a very commendable still threaterflng. " I Skinner f ~= ~" " 1 0-I 2 Moose Club kept in ,the running I ~ ~ ~ ~ ~": The Panthers moved ihto a slim [ Svinks 'f .......... 1 0-3 2 for the league championship by ~ ~- ~ ~ ~ / ~.: of Washington s leading school-bo) 12-8 first period lead on the basis|Fl'emin'~ f ........... 0 0-0 n [beating ,the Town and Country ~ #/" ~" ~rn High. ,~The D. C. team gave McKinley of six fiel, d goals, two each by [Eismon*.'c ......:"" 7 0-3 14 ii Walloping Tuesday night and are right be- Larry Burzts and Wilt, and it was lBurns '~ . " .......... 4 0-1 8 Clothiers by a 37-32 score. " ~" High with a 4 and 1 mark in the Interhigh this lead which held up for the |Ranalii-z ........... 3 0-1 a The W. & a. Sales cagers moved ~1~ U:~m ~| ibm- ~ g ~' i~ Panthers all the way. IFrye g' o... ......... 0 2-2 ~ [into an early lead and stayed in [I l- |~||~I~ -|'1 |1~ IW~lrl I " m the Nation's Capitol. Incidentally, the In the second period the two l ........... " , i front all l)he way, outscoring the ~ ~ ~|~,a]a~ ~J ,~a~ ~IM l I Kastle m z ----- =.w --. ,.w ==~m~ 1 meet Musselman in the opening game of teams bD, ttled on even terms, with[ Totals ...... 22 6-1550 tea "n ,the first and third " -- each scoring four field goals. ~ Harpers Ferry "'" FG F Pts. I quarters and being outscored ~by Ithe Kastle~in the second and four- '~f=2~ ~f'xfl f'~ ~ ~r-:~ tourney in the Shepherd College gym on It was actually the third period,~Hoak, f .............. '2 7-9 11 !th. at 7:30 P. )5.,. however, in which :the PantherslIden, f ............. 0 2=2 2 .The W. & R. boys, with four ~[J~]L~U~(~ ~U~ l all :but locked up 'tl'fis game, as [Hetzel, f ............ 0 0-1 0 ipmyers sharing in the scoring roll .. i 'SSIBLY YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE noticed Wilt and Eismon rolled ,in a total | Jam|son, f .......... 2 0-0 4Ied up a 19-14 ,first .period lead as I1 ' ," inia rated two sports banner headlines and of 12 points to give the Panthers ~ Hough, c ........... 36-11 121the Kastle had to depend upon ]1 n )m] ages, in the Tuesday morning edition of the an 18-12 scoring lead in this per-[Mahoney, c .......... 10-0 2 t~ze scoring of Btlrch and Dopson [.] |a Nod. ]Manuel, g .......... 4 2-7 10 to keep them in the game. , ~,~ ost and Times Herald. One read: West Harpers Ferry came back in the [ Kidwiler, g .......... 1 0-2 2 GW, 77- 67. The other one read: "West final period and outscored ,the Pan J . , .... I In the second period the Kastle I n n !team rolled in four field goals and ~ , thers 15-12 but their efforts were Totals ...........13 17-32 43a foul shot to outscore ,the W. & I[ 2-B Turn To 2-B i R. cagers 9-7. In t'he ,third period u t February 25, 26 - 27 Are Dates Aw the w. & R. team increased their margin by five points ,and held on ~i ,; m To O n Although tournament time is still a month away, partial plan- ning for ,the annual Section 13, Class "B" scholastic basketball tournament was done Saturday af i ternoon at a meeting of principals and coacheg of the five participat- ing schools held at Shepherds- town High School. Pairin'gs and selections of t~e si,te for the tournament were the major mabters completed with the Shepherd College gymnasium once again being named ,as the tourna- ment site. The tournament will be a three-night affair ,opening Wed- IN AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF !nesdayevening.Feb. 25, withone i game, th~n playing ,two games the team showing the ,best sports- manshi,p in ~ournament play and to the school ~having t'he best cheer Thursday evening, Feb. 26 and one game, the ,tournament finals on Friday nig'h,t. The Wednesday and Thursday action will get underway a,t 7:30 and the Friday nlght ~hamp lonship game at 8 p. m. It was also decided to omit any consol- ation game, thus permitting ~tour- nament presentations to be made immediately following ~the champ- again named tournament director with R. L. Franklin, principal Ram er High School, Martinsburg; Charles .~uvil of Harpers Ferry Hi~h; and Kennetl~ Waldeck, prin cipal of :Musselman High, serving as members of the ,tournament commi,ttee. I,t was decided tha:t the IAghtner' Brothers will again officiwte 'the ournamen,t wi~h Donald Lindsay of Martinsburg as official timer and Kenny Ren.tch of Shepherds- ,town, official scorer. It was ,also decided ,there should ibe two committees to select win- ners of the tournamen, t awards, with one commi,btee to concentrate on the best cheerleaders and best sportsmanship displayed, and the other committee making ,the rest of the selections. These commit- tees are ,to be secured by the tour- ionshi.p ,game. / , nament commi,ttee. Blind drawings made by the Admission prices willbe 35 cents coaches put Page .Tackson Htgh of for students and 75 cen,ts for a- Charles Town against Musselman du~ts, opening nigh't and 50 cen,ts High of Inwood in the opening ~for studen~ts and $1 ~for adults tournament game in the top brac bo~h Thursday ,and Friday nights. ke~or I Profi,ts from the tournamen, t will the second straight year the [be divided equally among the fve Shepherdstown High Cardinals ,particip~ttng schools. Only adult drew to pl~y Ramer High of Mar- tinsburg and these two teams will meet in the second game of the Th~r~l~y evening action after the winner of the Page Jaekson-Mus- selman game and Harpers Ferry have played the opening game. The two winners of the Thurs- day night game will meet in the finals Friday night. Immediately following the Fri- day nlght g~me 1:he huge champ- lon~tlp trophy from the West Vir OFFERS:-- COUNTY'S MEN'S FASHION CENTER Street Charles Town, W. Va. girda Association, t'he ball used in tournament play, and medals for each member of the team will ,be presented to the championship team. Trophies wil~l also be pres- er#ted to runner-up ,team; to t, lckets w~ll be sold at the doors the nlgh,t of tournament play. AH studen,ts desiring to take advan- !Cage of the special student price, i must ,purchase ti!eir 'tickets at their res'pective schools, otherwise they will ,have to pay regular adult price ~t the door. Attending the me~ing Saturday were: Eutsler and Co~ch William Osbourn of Sttepherdstown; Prin- cipal Waldeck and Coach Steve l~lpley of Musselman; Principal Auvil and Coach Olenn Gainer of Harpers Ferry; R. L. Franklin, princi1~l and Coach Bill Spencer of Ramer; E. M. Dandridge, prino ctpal and Adum Craven, coach of ~P~ge Jackson. the rest of the way. Bowers led the W. & R. cagers on the offense with 16 points, while Dopson had 14. Don Dopson was high man for the Kas~le team with 16, while Buz~ch and Chrisman each had 14. In |)he second game of the even ing the Moose Club showed too much offensive strength in the first and ,third periods for the Town and Country boys to over- come. The Moosemen rolled to a 14-4 fizst period lead and then a,fter the Town and Country cag ers had come back in the second period to reduce the lead to 18-16 the Moosemen rolled again in the third period to take a strong en- ough led to hold on to the end. Scoring for the Moosemen was well divided among five players with Simons being high for the Town and Country cagers with 10 points. The boxseores: W. & R. SALES FG F Pts Bowers ............. 6 4-5 16 1 Nicewarner .......... 2 0-0 4 Dopson Dan ........ 1 0-0 2 Pittinger ............ 2 1-1 5 Hines ............... 3 2-3 8 Anders 3 0-2 6 Dopson, Dyl~e'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 6 2-4 14 Kidwiler ............0 0-0 0 Totals ............ 23 9-15 55 KASTLE FG F Pts. 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