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Of ADVOcA n SECTION B---SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1961 waiting for the Bulldogs with the Pony Express we note :--- 'SHORTY' HARDMAN of the Charleston Gazette, has been turning out sports items for that news- many a moon, comes right out and says that Class AAA tourney is all over. It was over Huntington High Pony Express whipped Char- week in the regionals, lie goes on to say... was another guy who pens sports for a Mor- newspaper who wrote last week that Weston :run Mal insburg clear and clean out of the Field By now we very well know what happened to lad's prediction and while the Pony Ex- will provide stiffer opposition on Friday, the Bulldogs have shown us to date, away from on forei l courts, they'll have to suffer a terri- before being run-over, rough-shod by the favorites, or for that matter any other Class in West Virginia... * -k * Shows 'Era BARKER'S fine running catch in Sunday's tilt with the bases loaded did nothing to hurt in his bid for an outfield with the Orioles Buddy had the ball all the way and appeared all the while... and Socks HE STILL HAS a good supply of uniforms Legion, general manager Jim Morison says he about five replacements before the season opens Jim did say that he will outfit the team style caps and socks and they have ah'eady FITZGERALD who writes a very interesting for the Washington Post, says he spotted of Shenandoah Downs one day last week is rounds on a nearby Virginia course, all decked golf shoes, a bright green shirt and multi- cap. Even his golf bag was a bright red, Grand-daddy's OUR grandson David around to Ennis' bar- one day recently to get his hair cut and when asked him how he would like it cut, he re- a hole on top like my grand-daddy's! , . , May Sing VICH says the lady who n ay Sing the Anthem at the Senator's opening game on April Washington-born Kate Smith... And speak- the new Senators. They'll be the first Wash- in 20 years without a Cuban regular... BAILEY, the former Page-Jackson ba - was one of the key players in West Virginia to a berth in the NAIA tournament which in Kansas City, Mo. . -k * Writes New Book IS OFF to Coach George Whitacre and his of Martinsburg High Bulldogs for bringing of basketball honors back to the Eastern Pan- Saturday night tl)e Bulldogs whipped Weston to move into the State Class AAA finals night in Huntington. They'll be called a real tough opponent Friday night in the Pony Express. The Bulldogs took the meas- We add a full measure it was, too, of and highly-touted Weston over the past week- And who was it who said that the as played by our high schools up here Panhandle was so inferior to that in other state? Boys, you can change that line after because Martinsburg's Orange and Black cag- written a new book er titled, "Basketball; the it in the Eastern Panhandle." Author, * -k * ZOMBRO writes Jim Morison that he has a who will fill the job behind the bat for the Legion this season. He is from Fredericks- ', and is both a good receiver and good hitter.. Jack * "k * Zimmerman , popular owner of the Health Cen- Alleys in Winchester, sttffered a fatal heart night. He was stricken at the Health to the hospital by ambulance where he dead on arrival. Zimmerman, a fellow TO PAGE 2--g ) Brigh______tt Yea___ r See____n