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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCAT~ -- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1985 11 BENEFITS BANK -- C.- J. Edgar, an ultra who, over the years has total in rais- mds of dollars been contrib- the work of Food Berkeley, Jeffer- Morgan Counties, annual 12-hour run staged last at the Jefferson track was huge success. over $3,000 was raised, with Charles Town businesses over $1,000 of the amount. All of this money will be over to the Jefferson County Food Bank, located on Street in Charles Town. The remainder of the raised will be divided equally among the three coun- said. The race, which covered a distance of 80 ,was run by Edgar in 11 hours and 59 minutes. Edgar his distance run at 4 a.m. and wound up just one to 4 p.m. Saturday. He said at least 20 other in the run at various times during the 12 hour including a number of the Striders Runners of Shepherdstown. He said William (Bill) Sen- one of the first local people to join the race at 6 morning and he ran for several miles. With weather for the race, Edgar said there were no In fact, it was one of the best such events staged so a number of spectators on hand at various times the 12-hour period to watch the runners. Refreshmen- :made available at the track for the runners and spec- i same, and there was also a booth set up where to contribute to the project could do so. same team of four youngsters helped in his past distance runs were on hand to with any physical problems that might have The group, as shown in the above picture, are: right) -- '/Chuck" Edgar, James Jenkins, Edgar's "Chuckle", Jimmy Jenkins and Teresa, Edgar's "0 team of the Eastern 30.55. traveled Amy took 2rid on Bars with 8.75. 1st Va Saturday, Feb. 23 on Beam with 8.65 and a third place in a meet in which three trophy in All-Around with 32.35. from Virginia and one Ellsabeth tookTth on Vault with 7.10. participated. 3rd on Bars with 8.45, 5th on Beam meet was held at 3 p.m. with 8.30. 3rd on Floor with 8.35. and Pandas went up against 4th in the All-Around with 32.30. Betsy Carlisle took 4~ on Beam with Ham- 8.35. Thomas, and Trina The Class III meet sta'rted at 6 p.m. and Jennifer Tam and Gretchen Yest took 4th on Vault with 6.90, represented the Pandas against 5th on Beam with I.G.C Tatas, and Fit and Fun. Floor with 7.60, and 5th Jennifer took 4th on Vault with 7.25, with a total of 28.90. 2nd on Bars with 6.80. 4th on Beam took 3rd on Vault with 7.70, 8th on Floor with 7.35 and 5th Bars with 7.60, 1st on m the All-Around with 29.10. ~ 8.55, 3rd on Floor with 7.85 Gretchen took 2nd on Vault with 7.75, 3rd place trophy in All- 4th on Bars with 6.75, 3rd on Beam 29.10. with 7.70, 3rd Floor with 8.05 and 2rid Wd on Vault with place trophy in the Ailed with 1st on Beam 30.25. ~'d on Floor with 7.05 and JAM[S RUMSEY ~ trephy in the All-Around NURSING COURSE age group Jenny Schaff- The James Rumsey Vo-Tech Center Hampton, Elisabeth will be offering a nursing assistant and Betsy Carlisle course beginning March 18. This course is a full time 14.week adult ,~ for 8th on Vault course that provides people with the r took 8th on Bars with necessary skills for employment in the in the All-Around with health field. If there is any doubt in your mind that Spring is just around the corner, consider this . . . baseball practice begins tomorrow, Friday, at Jefferson High School, with Coach John Lowery again at the helm. Pro-registration has already been conducted, and the turnout has been good, a total of 56 hopefuls, including 26 sophomores, 20 juniors and 10 seniors. More may be added. Assisting Lowery will be Grog Chandler, a student teacher at Jeffer- son High School. Chandler, a senior at Shepherd College, has played on the Ram baseball team for three years and was named on the West Virginia Intercollegiate Conference team as an outfielder. From Monticello, Va Chandler also played with the Waynesboro. Va entry in the Valley League. Another assistant will be Bruce Davidson, formerly at Harpers Ferry Jumor High, who will handle the Jef- ferson Jayvee squad, Graduation took a big bite out of the Jefferson starting nine with eight of the ten players who were in state tour- nament championship play now departed. They include Stacy Viands, pitcher and first baseman: Larry Reed, pit- char and first baseman; Stevie Lee, second base: Wayne Johnson, sh~- stop; Troy Stambaugh, catcher and an All-State choice; Dwayne Smith, left field: John Paul Jones, centerfield; and Brian Ford, right fielder and another All-Stater. Also gone are Richard Bussard, a catcher and designated hitter, and Tony Jamison. a pitcher, both of whom saw a lot of service. There are some returnees with ex- perience around which Lowery can build; Chad Johnson, third base; Pat Coulter, designated hitter; Fuzzy Jackson, pitcher, who won six games; Eddie Tennant, pitcher with a 4.1 record: Tom Parker, infield; Jeff Jones, outfield and 2-0 pitcher; and Ron Kidwiler. infielder. This year's varsity schedule will in- clude a total of 29 games, with five doubleheaders and one morning and afternoon double bill. The sehedule was limited by Secondary Activities Commission action to 30 games or less. The Jayvee team will also have plenty of activity, no'less than 24 games, including five doubleheaders. Over the years, Jefferson has been a powerhouse in baseball. The Cougars claimed sectional championships in 1973, 75, 77, 78, 79, 81 and 84; regional titles in 1973, 77, 78, 79, 81 and 84; and took all the marbles, the state championship in 19~J. This year, sectional tournament play will be May 17 through 23; regional action May 27 through June 1; and the state tournament June 3 through 7. VARSITY SCHEDULE March 22 Hampshire A 26 Frederick A 2"/ Handiey A 30 Berkeley Springs (2) H April 3 111omas Johnson H 4 St. Maria A 6 Sidwell Friends A 8 St. Cloud (Fla.) H 9 Musselman A 10 MarUnsburg A 13 East Fairmont (2) H 17 Hedgesvilie H 19 Allegany H 20 Loudoun Valley H 23 Keyser (2) A 27 St. Albans Tournament (2) A 30 Martinslmrg H May 1 Berkeley Springs A 4 Mereersburg (2) A 7 Thomas Johnson A 9 Hedgesville A II IAmdoun County H I I Frederick H 13 South Hagerstown H 14 Musselman H J. V. SCHEDULE March 30 Berkeley Springs H April 2 Martinsburg Christian A 4 James Wood H 9 Musselman A 13 East Fairmont At Shepherd 13 Park View 15 Loudoun Valley A 17 Hedgesville H 19 Aliegany (TBA) 20 ChambersBurg (2) A 23 Martlaslmrg Christian H 24 Park View (2) A 27 St. AIbans (2) H 29 Loudmm Valley H May 1 Berkeley Springs A 4 Mereersburg A 6 ~ James ~ ~Z) ~ A 9 Hedlesville A 11 Hampshire (2) A MHS-Charles Town In Classic Final Martinsburg and Charles Town were to have settled the championship of the Panther Classic when they met each other in the championship game of the event Wednesday evening at the Charles Town Junior High gymnasium. The host Panthers will be defending the classic championship, having won last year. and will also be aiming for victory number sixteen on the season against only two defeats. Martinsburg is 11-7. a consolation contest matched Sbepherdstown against Hedgasville, Martinsburg advanced to the finals by defeating Warrren County, Va in the opening round last week; then trip- ped Hedgesville 38-31, in a semi-final game this past Monday. Charles Town, which drew a first round bye, advanced with a 50-34 deci- sion over Sbepherdatown Monday. Annual Basketball Shootout At Ranson Elementary Call Issued For Soccer Sign-Ups Registration for all Jefferson Coun- ty Youth Soccer Clubs will be held at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles, March 4 from 7-9. Anyone who lives or goes to school in Jefferson County and was born 1968 through 1979 is eligible to play. Now players fee is $20 (includes uniform). Returning player fee is according to club affiliation. Remember, there are no try and each player is guaranteed at least half of every match. Divisions 2, 3 and 4 will be played on the large fields with Divisions 5 and 6 playing on the small fields. In the future, all Jefferson County Youth Soccer meet~ will be held each first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Bardane Center. Blue Jays Increase Lead In Senior Citizen's Bowling SENIOR CITIZEN'S TEN PIN LEAGUE StandJings d Teamm Teams W L Blue Jays $@ 30 TNT's 45% 33% Fear Squares 42 38 Moedy's Raiders 42 38 Lacky 8~rikes 38 42 Slow But Sure 35 45 Hit or Miss 33b 46% Homers' Hideaway 33 47 The Blue Jays managed to increase their lead in the S~ior Citizen's ten pin bowling league in past week's ac- tion by winning seven and losing one with the TNT's in second place back by 31/2 points. Moody's Raiders roLled the high team ~ wi~ a 1792 for the set. Art Yon the high in. dividual game for the men at 216; toned the single game for me women, a 151. , was held a certificate for sc g the most School when, points, and a sportsmanship award of Mrs. Eileen was given to Miss Cain's ~th grade teacher, the class. "buk M l shoot-out"Winners were: fifth and sixth Sixth Grade: boys, Bill Corder and JBD .SIBP ~ 9MIBP ~ 41MIn" 9elS~ ~iiMm ~lim 0o- 0 James Johnson and Billy Carroll, se- co ; Tracey and 0tD' U$ Cristine Hart, first, 9nd Tlaha t Newman and Brandy Rim~er, second. I participating. Todd Wines; girls, Samantha Thorton Participants are sbown in the above 1 BUgg-POkN'h~C-OL~.~C received car- and Alisha Nelson. photograph. Not present when the first place winners Fifth Grade: boys, Brian Russell photowastakmwasLaticiaNewnmn, j RomogNorih t nnds~ and Mary Boyd; girls, Caflna Gaskim Bill Corder, Mark Boyd and David Chm'los Town, W. Vo. andCristinaBrill. MeDaniel. (Photo by Kable,Call725-3~ J Eachciasslevelreeeived Fourth grade: boys, David Photographics). ~ .D. .m The Lakers, champions of regular Damn Barrow with four points and season play in the Harpers Ferry Dwayne Barrow bad five. Midget Basketball I eagne with an 11-1 In the opening round of post-season record captured more laurels Sunday tournament play Saturday the Celtics afternoon when they defeated the defeated the Bullets 21-12. Gunner Celtics, who finished in second place Wines had 12 point and Jake Galloway with an 8-3 record in seasonal play, by had seven for the Celtics and Dwayne a 27-17 score in the post-season Barrow had six and Rusty Lowery had playoffs, four for the Bullets. The Lakers demonstrated too much team play for he Celtics to cope with. In the second game of the afternoon The Lakers were led by Chris Trunnel the Lakers defeated the Bucks 20-12. with l0 points, while Crystal D'Angelo Chrystal D'Angelo bad six and Trun- had six. Gunner Wines led the scoring nell had five for the I~kers, while Scot- for the Celtics with 14 of the 16 points ty Palmer had six for the Bucks. they scored. League officials said the season was In the consolation game Sunday an exciting one with many close afternoon the Bucks won their first games enjoyed by the players and game of the season by besting the spectators, and league officials, Bullets 14-11. Jay Longerbeam and coaches and players thanks all those Scotty Palmer each bad five points for who helped with and supported the the Bucks. The Bullets were led by league this past season. Next Tuesday is decision day. That's and a trip to the state tournament m when Jefferson High's basketball Charleston. team will either set up a third meeting In the meantime, Jefferson split in with Martinsburg's Bulldogs or will its two starts of the past week, first hang up their cage clothes for another whipping Loudoun County at year. Leesburg, Va 64-59. then dropping a On Tuesday evening, at 7:30. the 79-55 decision to Martinsburg at the Cougars will tackle the Hedgesville MILS field house Tuesday evenmg. High Eagles at the Martinsburg High In the Loudoun County game, Don School gymnasium. Hosby scored 10 of his 19 points in the Neither team has enjoyed what third quarter as Jefferson came from could be called a "good" season. Jef- behind to record the victory. Leroy ferson's record, with one remaining Newell had 15 points and Wayne Puller contest, was 8-12 after Tuesday night's collected 10. loss to Martinsburg while Hedgesville Against Martinsburg, the Bulldogs is 5-14. dominated throughout, building up a The winner Tuesday night will then comfortable first half advantage, then engage Martinsburg (at a neutral site, coasting the rest of the way. For Mar- either Hedgesville or Jefferson) tinsburg Bo Heiden had 17 points, Thursday evening at 7:30 for the sec- Kevin Fiery 13, Ron Harmon and Dean tional championship and the right to Green 11 each. meet either Keyser or Hampshire the Newell had 10 points, Walter following week for the regional title Roberts 15 and Hosby 7 for Jefferson. All season long, the Shepherd from recording a victory. Townes basketball team has been plagued by scored 14 of 27 points in the second half "bad luck." some of it of their own and dropped in four free throws in the making, final minutes to ice the victory. Tuesday night, the Rams bowed out Said Coach Starkey, "it was as good of the West Virginia Intercollegiate an effort as we ever had down here Conference tournament in Charleston, ( Charleston ~ even when we won." He losing a first-rotund decision to West suggested that a bit more accuracy Virginia State, 98-92. from outside might have spelled vic- But, according to Ram Coach Bobtory for Shepherd. Starkey, it was one of the "finest S?phomore Mike McNeil scored 20 moments" of the season for the Rams, points for the Rams, 17 of them in the who never gave up and staged a late first halt, David Green had 1~, Bobby rally that left the final score in doubt Byrd 16 and Mike Orsini 14. until the final gun. The season is now ended for It was only the heroics of State's She.d and the Rares wound up ov Curtis Townes that kept Shepherd the short end of a 9 and l9 record. Children's Gymnastics To Be Offered At Shepherd SHEPHERDSTOWN AChildren's gram. James is a graduate of Gymnastics Program, designed to ira- ~ College and a member of the prove form. skills, flexibility and en- United States Gynmastics Federation. durance will be offered at Shepherd March 1 7 Of College on March 1 thrmlgh April 2. teetmg Children ages three and up will learn Slo.Piteh mini- tmes on hala trampoline, swedish bo . mini- Must For All Teams trampoline, vault and uneven parallel bars. These routines will prepare There will be a special meeting of children for more challenging and the Jefferson Slo-Pitch Softball competitive stunts. Classes will he League Sunday, March 17, at 7 p.m. at held in ~rd's Sara Cree Hall. the Charles Town Junior High School, To register children for the gym- it has been announced by Jimmy Pier- nastics ~m, parents may contact son, l~ue president. the Office of Community Services at Pierson said anyone desiring to Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, erect a team in the league must ha-~e a W.Va 25443, 304-876-2511, ext. 203. representative at this meeting since Registration may be ac~m~plished by this will be the cut-off date for team mail or in person on March 1 or 2. entrm~s. Pierson said anyone desirLng The sessions will be held Friday to enter a team, but cannot have a evenings and Saturdays during the representative at the meeting should day. Class times and fees will vary ac- contact him ahead of time at 725-0552. cording to the age of the child. Checks One of the matters on the agenda for should be made payable to Shepherd this meeting is the adoption and or College. changing of league by-laws. Cathy Jo James, teacher at St. Teams will be placed in two divi- John's Grade School in Frederick, sions this year according to their Md will be the instructor for the pro- s~. BREAKFAST SPECIALS Ham, Bacon or Sausage with 2 Eggs, Hom ries and Toast Chipped Toast SeeOALfS e eD: [i 0 00 "Tired of High Prices for Food? LITTLE DINER and SUB 118 North West Street -- Charles Town