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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MARCH II, 19 Jefferson Takes Big Step Toward State Tourney Participation Down Bulldogs, Cougar Tennis IN TV sHoT Jefferson county 71-69; Take On Teams._ ___THld fans who were watching the CBS sports Indoor iourney | : 30 Sunday evening received a pleasant Hedgesville Next when during an interview with George The Jefferson High School tennis teams will host an in. by the sportscaster, Jeff Reynolds of Town, could very plainly be seen in the background of the picture just in Frazier. Reynolds Former Jefferson High Potomac State baseball star who working at the New York Yankees training camp in Florida, is one of the top major prospects in the Yankee farm system. Af- a great season last year with the Greensboro Hornets, the Yankees invited Jeff to par- in their training camp which began Feb. runs for about two months. Frazier a pit- for New York Yankees, out his name in league baseball's history books in the Series of 1981 by being the only major pitcher to lose three games in a world TO SPEED UP GAME--During a of the pros and cons of the "slow and stall tactics which are being utilized of the college and university basketball these days, to be more specific the more eight minutes of ball control and stalling in North Carolina-University of Virginia game afternoon, our good friend Henry came up with a suggestion o how to game moving at a fast pace all the way. a prominent Charles Town attorney, the stalling situation from a legal advocates giving the victory of any to the first team that scores 75 points. Un- Morrow's theory a team still would have the of slowing the game down if so but in so doing would eliminate its chan- of winning. Stalling, using the four-corner and or controlling the ball in an effort to down the tempo of the game by a team the lead in a game, is not something new. Smith, prominent Charles Town\\;banker, who the Atlantic Coast Conference tour- last week in Charlotte, N.C., calls our at- to the fact that North Carolina's head Dean Smith has been using these tactics his first year of coaching the Tarheels the face that he had continuously ad- some kind of a time limit on controlling without shooting it. He recalled that in Dean Smith had his Tarheels pull a "stall great duke team and held the score to in the first half of play. In the second half the continued, but Duke managed to get a foul with only seconds to play and beat the for the tournament championship by a score. Then again in 1968 North Carolina and Duke were in the finals of the Atlantic Conference tournament and N.C. State a stall on Duke and beat the Blue Devils STOCKING BEGINS--Weekly trout stockings began this week in some 67 Virginia streams and following is the list of in this section which were stocked: Creek, Mill Creek, Tuscarora Creek in County Opequon Creek, Rocky Marsh Trout Run, Bullskin and Evitts Run in Jef- ?. A FORMIDABLE FOE FOR WVU--When West Virginia University basketball team to the floor tonight-Thursday-in Western NCAA play in Logan Utah, they will be a very formidable foe in North Carolina's cagers, champions of the Mid-Eastern Conference. According to stories in the Greensboro (N.C.) Daily News good friend C. Manning Smith brought to us when he returned from attending the Cost Conference Tournament in Green- the Aggies are big, fast and tough. The defeated Howard University of District in the tournament finals to win the berth in Logan Utah in a game which saw of fisticuffs in the waning minutes. The defeated Howard 79-67 in a close and The Aggies will take a 19-8 into the tournament against the Moun- who show a 26-3 mark. It was Eric a freshman guard, who led the Aggies to victory over Howard. He scored 16 points, assists and controlled the flow of action the before he fouled out of the game play remaining. The Jefferson High School basketball team may well be on the way to the state tour- nament in Charleston the week of March 22. What appears to have been the most substantial road- block standing in the way of the Cougars was cleared Tuesday night when Coach Charlie Scott's charges defeated Martinsburg High, 71-69, in a real nail biter at shepherd College before a capacity crowd. Now, Jefferson  tangle with winless Hedgesville tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 at Sara Cree Hall at Shepherd- stown. It should win this one without ny great effort. Then next week, scheduled for Saturday, March 20, the Cougars will play the winner of the Keyser-Hampshire game (not yet played) for the regional title at the Mar- Inshorg High School Field House at 7:30. The victor there (and it should be Jefferson for they defeated both Keyser and Hampshire during regular season play) advances to state tournament competition. In beating Murtinsimrg, the Cougars belied their underdog role and proved, in a real team effort, that they are capable of coming from behind to win. At one point in the .second hag, Jefferson was down by 10 points and it appeared talent. laden Martinsburg was going to eliminate the Cougars for the second successive year. But the bards weren't reckoning With the sharp- shooting of senior Roy Ban- joman, who hit consistently from the perimeter and wound up the evening leading all scorers with 28 points. Banjoman wasn't alone. Mike Gore helped keep Cougar chances alive with a string of baskets frmn about 15 feet out in the first half. Donald Jenkins dropped in some timely baseline buckets. And Bruce Smith came off the bench to score one crucial, basket on an offensive rebound. Curtiss Hosby and Carlton Branson played their usual fine floor game. Both coaches agreed, af- ter the game, that it was anybody's game to win. But on this particular night, when Martinsburg chose to stick to a zone defense, the Cougar's big guns, led by Banjoman, were hitting from outside, and you can't stop that kind of barrage. For Martinsburg, Robert Taylor, playing his final game for the Bulldogs, performed superlatively, directing the attack and scoring a total of 26 points. Sidney Williams had 17, Bruce Fowler, a junior guard, poured in 14. Ironically, both Mar- finslmrg and Jefferson now own 17-5 records. Jefferson, however, hopes to improve that mark: and should, at least in its next two scheduled contests. Last week, Jefferson picked up a pair of victories, defeating Hedgesville, 11066; then avenging an early season loss by trimming Bishop Walsh of Cumberland, 65-47. The Jefferson jayvees wound up their season with a fine 17-3 record, picking up two wins last week. The Little Cougars trimed Hedgesville, 61-46, they outlasted Bishop Wal in overtime, 47-45. WVU Panhandle Alumni Assn. Dinner April 16 Bavarian Inn Fred Schaus Will Be Speaker Announcement was made this week by Paul K. "Kim" Reid, president of the Eastern Panhandle Chapter, West Virginia Alumni Association, that the chapter's-annual Spring membership dinner will be held Friday evening, April 16 at the Bavarian Inn in shepherds town. Fred Schaus, Athletic director at WVU will be the guest speaker and the affair will get underway at 6 p.m. with a social hour, followed by the dinner at 7:30 p.m. The cost per couple for the dinner will be $35.00 per couple or $17.50 per single. The cost of the dinner includes membership dues and membership cards for 1982-83. Reid said the continued success of West Virginia University schoiasfica]ly and athletically, combined with the attendance of such a great West Virginia as Fred Schaus, should make this dinner a gala event. Friends and alumni of WVU interested in attending should disputed seasonal crown. When the Bulls ddentad the ROyals to clinch the crown it was their 23 victory in 25 games this season in regular mason, tournaments and post- ssas playoffa. In their make-up game with the Royals on Feb. 24, Jmnped out to a big 29-18 first half lead mad mint on to win by a 45.33 margin. Puller led the Bulk to the win with 19 points, while Chrisman had 14 and Sanderson five. M. King led me scoring for the ROy with I) points. make reservations im- mediately due to limited space at Bavarian Inn. Tickets may be purchased from the following people: Doug Rock. well 725.7039; Jeff Yoat 258- 2993; Rick Pill 263-2117; and Kim Reid 5263-5715. If making reservations by mail, make checks payable to the Eastern Panhandle Alumni Association and send to Kim Reid, 206 Shenandoah Rd., Martinsburg, WV, 254O1. tra-squad boys and girls doubles tennis tournament on March 19-20, in the Jefferson gymnasium. The carpet tennis court recen purchased by the tennis teams will be utilized for the tournament action. Play will be divided into four divisions: girls advanced doubles (4 teams); girls in- termediate doubles (6 teams); boys advanced doubles (6 teams); and boys in- termediate doubles (8 teams). Matches will begin at 6:30 on Friday, March 19. Play will resume on Saturday, March 20 beginning at 8 a.m. The girls intermediate doubles finals will begin on March 20, at 4 p.m.; followed by the boys intermediate finals at 5:30 p.m.; the girls advanced finals at 7 p.m.; and the boys advanced finals at 8:30 p.m. A large viewing area will be available for all the matches. Area tennis fans of all ages are encouraged to attend. Admission will be by donation. SbPitch League To Meet March 16 There will be a meeting of the Jefferson Slo-Pitch Soft- ball League Tuesday evening, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Halltown Paperboard meeting room, according to Jim Pierson. Pierson said this is a "must" meeting and any team planning to participate, must have a representative at this meeting. Entry fees and scheduling will be discussed for the coming season along with other league plans. Pierson said any team in. terested in league par- ticipation, but cannot have a representative at the meeting should contact him at 725,5634 prior to the meeting. Pierson said as of to date seven teams have signed up to participate in league play this Summer, but it is hoped that others will be joining. Pierson said this would probably be the last opportunity for teams to enter the league. The Harpers Ferry Job Corps Center is hosting the annual Basketball tournament at the Shepherd College Sara Crse Hall. Charles Newman, tournament Director, is ex. pecting some fifteen centers, each flooring two teams, for Award Cedificate To Daniel Weaver Senior Warden Daniel Weaver of the Brothers of Harmony Lodge No. 81 A.F. and A.M., subordinate lodge of Hiram Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M., State of New York, received a certificate of award for attending the third annual leadership training sennar held at the Monticello Motor Lodge, Beimour, N.J. March 5-7. The seminar was dedgned train and support the officers in leading 'their Masonic lodges. The session was well attended and the members were able to share a sociable as wed as an inspirational weekend. Brother Weaver was ao- companied by Grand Master Richard Davis and his wife, Yvonne. Huntinu. Fishing Job Corps Cage Regulations To Be Aired In Martimburg Tournament e of the 17 public Nat-_ra] Resources March 17-20; will hold throughout West Virginia March 15-18 to allow sportsmen, landowners and other intarmted parties to have a voice in; establishing the state's 1983 hunting, trapping and fishing Is Win Championship played Thurinyeventng, the These centers will be Hawks blasted the second arriving in the area on Town Midget Play place Lakersbya40-25score. Tuesday March 16 for the The IInwks mkoed out to a 20- scheduled March 17-18-19-0 13 first half lead and stayed in tournament. They will hail Action in the regular aensen front all the way. K. Ptdler led from Georgia, Mississippi, the scoring for the Hawks with N pointa, while K. Bunny bad eight for the Lake, D. Ed. wm'da 7 and H. Edwards six. N.C., S.C., Kentucky and Tenn. Virginia and Indiana. A .50 admission will be charged at the door for each day and one admls will cover the entire day. Gmmea on March 17, IS, 19 will begin at, 8 a.n. wkh the iaat game beginning around 9 p.m. Saturdays Championships (J.V.'end Varsity) will begin at 9:00 axa. IqNALSTSn)INGS oL  1X-I: 7--7 $-4 L.4 L,4 0-14 of play in the Charles Town- .Ran.on Midget basketball league came to a cloee Friday night with the final game between the Lakers and em I-kwlm with the Hawks playing the role of spoiler for the Lakors who needed this prom to stay in the rmm with the dlng Sum,. The coupled with a win by the gave the Bulk the m- Cougar SeniorsOn Way To State Tm.00ey? The semor members of the Jefferson High School basketball team, shown above, may well be on their way to the state high school basketball tournament in Charleston the week of March 22. They took what may have been their biggest step toward that coveted goal Tuesday night when they defeated favored Martinsburg, 71-69, in a nail-biter at Shepherd College. The seniors are: kneeling, left to right, Carlton Bran- son, Curtiss Hosby, Roy Banjoman. Standing, Kenny Hosby, Donald Jenkins, Mike Gore and Bruce Smith. (Photo by Tim Sinn) / Midget Classic Underway; Ends Sunday A reminder that e Cougar Midget Basketball Classic, featuring midget teams from Charles Town, Harpers Ferry, and Shepherdstown, will continue Friday and Saturday end Sunday, at two different sites. First round action began last night, at Charles Town Junior High School. After taking a day off, more first round games will be played at Jefferson High School (four of them starting at6 p.m.) On Saturday, the scenes moves to Harpers Ferry Junior High for quarter final contests, beginning at I in the afternoon. Then on Sunday afternoon, back at Jefferson High, two semi-final games will be played at 1:30 and 2:30; then at 4 o'clock, the championship game will match the semi. finals winners. Awards will follow the title contest. Admission to each tour- nament session is $1 for adults, 50 cents for children. Proceeds will be used to pay expenses incurred by the Jefferson High School baseball team. regulations, will. be held in Martinsburg. David Callahan, director of DNR says the Martinsburg meeting will be held March 17 in the Berkeley Courthouse at 7:30. And all interested per. sons from Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan' counties are urged to attend. Individuals or clubs desiring to make written comments may obtain a copy of the 1983 recommendations and reply forms at DNR district offices in Fairmont, Ronmey, French Creek, MacArthur, Point Pleasant, and Pdl'kersburg, or at the Elkins Operations Center. Forms for submltting Imbllc recommendations may also be obtained by writing the Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Division, 1800 WuMngtm Street, Fast, Charleston, West Virginia, 25305. All written recom. mendations must be recelved by the wildlife division by March 25, 1962. The wildlife resources division is. recommending ssasm dates, bag, and creel limlte inllur to the 1981143 WINCHESTER TOYOTA INC. " Sales'--Service Parts [ TO YOTA-MER cEDES.BENZ r New and Used Cars and Trucks Over 200 Units in Stork and on Order 1835 Valley Ave. -- Winchester, Va. PHONE: I - 703 - 667 - 9200 DEALER tllff . 7$11 Teams Expected Tournament At Musselman High The second annual Men's Open basketball tournament in which at least 24 teams from V'wginla, West Virginia, Maryland and the Metro areas, will be staged in the Musselman High gymnasium the weekends of March 20-21 and March 27-28. Randy Orsini who along with John Piccolimini, head basketball coach at Mtmseiman High; who are again serving as co.directors of the tournament, said this week play will be in two divisions -- B and C classes, with the "B" class being for college players and or boys with exceptional height. Division "C" will be for teams made up of former high school basketball players and others under college level of com. petition. Proceeds from the tour- nament will go to the Musselman High School athletic fund, Orsini stated. 11 The tournament play will  begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 20 and Saturday March 27 and will run pretty much all day. There will probably be a total of ten games played Saturday March 20 and Sunday March 21. 'With the completion of tournament play Sunday, March 28, a total of some 50 trophies will be presented to the winning reruns in each division of play, along the players who make up the teams and tosome outstanding individuals in tournament play. For additional information interested persons are invited to call John Piccolimini at MusselmanHigh School 229- 8515 or .Randy Orisini, at J- 8783. Entries for the tournament will be accepted until March 17, it was stated. Test Your Skill At Handicapping Charles Town's St. Patrick's Day Racing Program. $1,000 Prize to the person picking the most wnners out of eight races. See the first of Charles Town's new Spring Sweepstakes A Regular Sunday Feature Beginning in April Selections made by IBM equipment No charge to c Wednesday March 1 7 Win uP to $1 ,OOO ! Charles Town's