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SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, MARCH o., ,,,, 1 961 +mpiril o[ M+[[mm:+ tm mr+ March 26 (2:30 - 4:00 p. m. EST, on Chan- the CBS Sunday Sports Spectacular presents--- writers at the 48th annual West Huntington or Morgantown as we Virginia High School basketball do now and hold the Class A and Farmed To Rochester Still Heed $5,000 ty S2,ooo Inaugural Purse i +':- +-+- International League Of F rojecP;ToHc .. "it Dinner, To Kick-Off 32.Night I i IAp gP wml+++ +,,-,--+m ril Home Aw+rd Ca+r As Fund Ramn roject Meet Shenandoah Do WVU Football Sial' I There will be a new look in base , t : ............ + / The Ranson Rats score(! a 61- 4 Ve As Steward At [ball at Harpers Ferry High ii:iii!I The drive which was started,April 13 with sonic pronlincnt, ~i~ i lvietorvovertheFerryi~iveSat" mh Dowm; Meeting ISch°°l next month when the sea- last November ..... by the Charles lsports figure as lhe principal ] ~ ~ i ~ urdav~night March 11 to win the ison opens as not only will there Town Senior High Boosters Clublspeaker. [ ~ ~/! ....~t ..... :: ....... i ] Mar˘:h of Dimes basketball tour- to provide facilities for playingI A committee of lames Morison [ ~ ~.+ ~. ::~ ..... : ..... / nam,,n+ s' ..... n .... +h,, ,~*...~,,,~ 'OLEY' HEDRICK, former West Virginia Moun- Ibe a lot of new faces in the start ........ ~ ~ ~ ...... ~ ....................... ling lineup, but Paul Swartz will night football on the athletic, Max Brown and William Brown,, ~:::.~.=~~?~ ~~?~' ~-,~ ~~ ~| Town ,Se-~,,,,,. .... -,,~,,~r~"+ ......... ,~_.,.,,,,,._.i .... otball star who played under Dr. Marshall 'Little field at the new Charles Town the latter principal of Charles .... " + .... Marth 9 Ibe taking over as the new Tiger . ". . " .' , .... 10 and 11. ienn in 1938-39 and who was also a member of ]diamond coach. High School m t me for the 1961 Town High School, was named to /t n which beat Texas Tech 7 to 6 in the Sun Bowl home schedule to be played there I arrange fur the speaker. ] ;: | . Kenny Anders help(:d to +r ? fllre(I in(, iournanleflt sam me dll be the third man in the Stewards stand when I Swartz has been working hard was given a shot in the arm Men- I Morison is also workin,, on I ~ / ._ ,: ._ .... '_ , ;~: ˘ |for the past two weeks with the+ day night, when the officers and|plans fur a big all-star wr(stling I• ~ ~' ~ | tnre(-m~.nt altair' natl. o((n a . tic.- toah Downs opens here April 14. Andrew R. 123 boys who answered his base-I ~ a number of committee chairmen show to be .~taged some time this ~ +~ "~ | • - ,~ ~ , .• , , ' . , ~ , te~sful c~ge show w~th a total of ' Winters will se we as the State Steward with ball call, with Old Man Weather] met in the Legion Lounge and I Summer, with the proceeds from ] ~~ ~ | $52~0 being ra,s(d for the March iznmy Feltner as his assistant, cooperating enough to let the] decided on a definite program lit going to the lighting fund. ] l oz umm.~. . • _ Anders sad this week he and "k ~ "k "k Tiger batsmen get in a few out-] of action.+ The engineering committee re- : .... | ~• ." ~" )ENTALLY, one of our wide-awake agents tele- door workouts to go along with ] ......... [ hurt-0 Monda- niohi that it will I . | those who helped in directing the in A g al ot $~ aoo was set to oe + ..... " ...... af ' ,+' - • ' [ other drills which had to be held I this ' ' • e f r .... ~ fair desires to thank the pubhe ra ed o defray the cost of a mud " :, ~V~:: : .... , morning | that Mr. Winters will arrive in is t be necessary to place an did r o ...... + ......... : , • - [in the school gymnasium. [ '" .... ; .... n+ within ) ......... ...... lh)r patromzmg the games hsgh er li h i m fo • the ' lS 1 ' ~ ' ' '~ ~ q " ' V ' '" [ ~ L~: 2 : : + : : ~~ + " " n g t ng syste r the field , ~,~, ........ ,, Town on Tuesday, April 11 and open his office ] Coach Swartz faces almost a I ""h-'- +*" "~'; ....... s i .......... .~ [tht next three or four weeks [ ~......... " : ~: : / .... • if it ........' .>~ ..... sthool offwal~ use of the g)mn- Owing day for licenses and the working out of i complete re-building job since heI ......... ........ ...... , .................... , . + , , ........ ^..n .+ ~...n .... ;.,~. .... Its to be receive~l and installed in / ~::~:: ..... : !.: :~i .... | asttm, also Ronme Phdhps, Roger tails pertaining to the opening of the night track |has back this year only four let-I ~ii~ii .... ~ ..... " ........... ~ "l~ ..... b~:~:: " ..... ::::::::::::::::::::: RaKe " " + 1 14. "k ~- ~ ' "k + • m~e+in~, .l,aok 14.wtt +r ........... ~ time for the opemng of the 1961 [ ~,~ .... ~:::~. ,~ | , y, Conme Iiammann, Itarty " " " ~ " ~ ...... ~ ~ ' t ~a ~U tV Z Ut I:~ M L:: ~ ....... : " ' ' " I I I:~ BarKer and " n i+ ' I termen from last year's team. I BUDDY BARKER +h, fund r,marto+i ,hat dnto + [football season. It was reported] | b ra k ˘ Ranalh for F'7. .'.:.+YZ',"~" :, + "+ :-+7 " Ithat about six weeks to three / ~l~i~+ :i+ .... :/+::+~ ;i:. iii~::. : t setvmg as tournament offwtals. [They are: Donnie Hetzel, who[ Buddy Barker,.former Martins- total or a,,too nas oeen rased ........ • .... I ........... - ................... " / [ THE BASEBALL diamond fast being completed |played the infield last season, but [burg High School and Charles Several special projects were momns•.wm de re.qmre tor tne [ BOB LEAVITT | In the final game the Ransorl cinderuse, traCkyou canar°undlooktheforf°°tballcharlesStadiUmTown Hiffh'salm°st | thi~ year; Eddie Meier, a catcher; I has been in spring training at the expected to add considerably to uone on a vomnteer oaks. I Shenandoah Downs has carded | and also came up with a perfect ~r |who:will be used in the outfield|Town Legion baseball star, who adopted at the meeting which are mstauauon WorK It ~t )S tO oe . .| Rats outgoaled the Ferry five |Irving Grey, a pitcher from last IMiami, Florida camp of the Bal- the fund and possibly bring in Russell Miller, chairman of the the $2,000, inaugural purse to] night at the foul line sinking 13 anthers to test them both, opening the baseball ]year's team and Gary Iden who|timere Orioles, was farmed out the remainder of the money still Ic°mm~ttee contacung unarms!kick-off it s 32-night spring meet-] of 13 shots. :here on April 18 as well as a track and field meet I played third base last year, but lover the'weekend to the Roches- neeuvu ..... ' .... ' . I s . t rran :m .-,lmons tea me z ats ....... +" ITown Alumnus reported respon in- scheduled to open here Fri- ........... [who this year will be at shortstop. | . , • " ' tit till. It VII'Idly WItHse~,f@l| |It.~IU " ~ "k "J~ "k ' I Coach Swartz does, however, |ter Club of the International Lea - i se trom letters to om graus nas,day April 14 A $2 500 Shenan-/ ................................ MORISON, general manager of the 196i Legion |have a number of other boys who [gue. Barker had been showing wi i° em vtancea 1961soChe r°ll t [been very good, but that a num-,doah Valley.thndicap for three| goals and five for five at the foul isaw some service last year and lup very well according to reports ....... a ...... leer ot them nave n,ot 'et oeen,year olds ann up Will De raced onI line tot 19 points club tells us that the new caps this season will therefore are not entirely lacking from the Bird's training camp v ............ ~ ................ - contactect due to laCK el correct Saturday following the Friday/ ~,,,, , ........ .~" ~a ...... , ,~..+~ !ith blue bills. The new socks will be royal blue in experience. ,after being given a shot at play- sive ticket selling campaign has [names and addresses. A list of night op'ening General Manager | a..~")C~a*r~l~,~ig TM ~,~ne:a~..~l .~i~,,~ '~i: : rings.. "k " "k "k , ling the outfield as well. as fill- been carlmd out. Tickets are to lnames w~th unknown addresses, i Bob Leavitt announced early| +~,~,~ ...... ~, ~,,,.~,+~ Gone from last year s fine team ] ing in at first base. Skipper Paul be sold on the car at $1 each and I etc. is being carried elsewhere in I this week The two headliners/""'~.'.~.'::~%:"fl~" ,~.i ............... however, are such pitching stars IRichards of the Baltimore Orioles those in charge of this project lthis newspaper and anyone know!wct,e con'tained in a conditiim| .... t, ,ct-.:oil mr, n, pt-ts THREE LEADING trainers at Lincoln -Downs, as Tommy Manuel and Davidson. I said that while he is still high on th ? san2adOallnarSio t c 'lnde ImtheiCarrd a " should contact Miller. men at tl e harl'e +T wn mgntt :T;-;XI R'nson array with 12 winners, Bill (local boy) Bell with The Tigers will open a nine I Barker's all-around ability, he are hopeful of raising several liar the names and addresses lh.t. ,.,hi,,h terry attacKRats FG F Pt. . enny McLaughlin with 8 will be +Shenandoah game schedule on their home lwould like to have him where he . .., ' . . .g y - _. " Reports from all canvassing[plant last week-end. Leavitt sta-| B II Hmes .......... 5 4-414 field April 7 against Hedgesville Icould play regularly, something pain unev.romt, rwo-~]oor narutop [committees are also still incom- i ted that the 1,200 stalls available| Charlie H/nes ........ 5 1-111 pril)un(ii4in ........................ time for the night-bonanza track s open- and they will also wind up their I that he could not do yet with the mode J, Will nave an automauc v"~+............. .h ....~"'~" ...... ~ ....... yurts hay, to hm~" at h~'~ oxen track and and| Frank. ~Simons ........ 7 5-519 tran znzssmn zzeater, raolo, White Ktnne Anders ) 2 season on their hurtle diamond a- I Orioles. At Rochester, Barker . .. +, .... ...... E, T [ing been received to date from I at the old Charles Town hack are| ' Y , . ...... 2 -2 6 L gainst Shepherdstown High on [will be given a chance to play ....... 2'_ ....... I business establishments, etc. it lnear over-flowing as the openi0g/Jim Wiltsnire ...... 51-1 11 1ALL .-ARL__ndicati.._s the .._lk of baseball Saturday morning, April 13. ]leftfield and also at first basegzaSSand wheelWln(l°WSoversanaTh wmusnlemr etail I was pointed out at the meeting. I date nears.~ So tar horsemen haw''+| for Charles Town s Legion team this season whenever the occasion arises. He games and four on the road, all Ihas been with the Baltimore {:lub zor ann t. onms I officers of "the association and thoroughbreds he reported. | Harpers Ferry Fh'eFG F Pts. from the Industrial League in Washington. The Tigers will play five home ] ....... e , .... e ca r ..s I Another snecial meeting of the requested stalls forsome 1800| Totals ........... 24 13-13 61[ play in me snow wmaow at wag- " p • • • aul Swattz 4 4-6 12 known Clubs as the F. B. I., Silver Hill, Union home games except on May 13 ]for four years. " " called for Mondav ni ,ht March Feola of Buckhannon to succeed| ner Chevrolet in Charles Town comnuttee chmrmen, has been t Dave Adkm:", ......... ' Volkswagen and one or two others have been will be at 4 p.m. I 0-0 6 • Then there will be two games each with the The complete schedule will be lkl m uuuun . The car will be taken to near- 27 at 7"30w.,m .in the LegiOnnresident'Lounge Dick Ware as president;wasROy Wil-| Ronnic R (e .[ ...... ": ..... 7:31.34 s team from Baltimore and two with the al- . ..................... , ++ ' • • asfollows: |..a...e rs by towns for displayat whichI ofiliams of East Bank ffamed|Toffmfie Manu˘l 4 time tickets will be sold on it. the Boosters Club, who presided wee .premdent and Johnnie Cox| Donnie Dop'stm ...... 4 2-7 l0 +tlin~ Federal Storage team of Washington. It April 7--Hedgesvllle, home [ The Jefferson County basket- Plan Dinner t for the Monday night meeting ur of Milton, was re-elected secre-| ~id that the usual number of Army and Navy Aprll.12--Charles Town, home I ball league came to a close Thurs The group also agreed Monday ges every con(mittee chairman to tory-treasurer. ' " Totals ........... 22 10-20 54 ',heduled in previous years will be few and April 14--Shepherdstown, home |day evening, March 16 and the night to proceed with plans for be present at the next meeting ............................................................... ................. add, fat' between. April 18--Shepherdstown, away I Walkers walked off with the staging a huge benefit dinner at with a full report on what had . ,, -_-~ .-, .._ - _~., _- , _ _- : ~ "~ "~e "k April 21--Martinsburg, away championship by defeating the the Charles Town.High School on'been accomplished to date. , - " _ - 7 • - -+ml~/~2~.r~. '~~~ ~ RUTH, with games of103, 123 and 111 for April 28--Charles .Town, away Painters in a close and exciting , , May 2--Martinsburg, homehome+. game. Opp dT"-+ ling, astle's Men's Shot) to three decisions over Farm- May 9---Clmrles Town, away The league was a close race all • * * * May 13--- e:pl rdstowltthe way with four teams participa Coaches ose t LL|m| umber .rekanta National Bank in an Evening Star match teal h Center Alleys ,in Winchester last Fi-iday ~lting. Bask !ball Gain School Hlght ; II- I text high for the locals was Amy Alger with 119. . • ' " ...... '+ * * * * ibility Of Exp e es 0 t s .+ "OPENING NIGHT is just about three weeks Poss eral early birds have already made reservations "ghS f And Elimination Hol day Tourneys in the nifty starlight terrace at Shenandoah H, chool Basketk +II Tournamen li This is, without a doubt, one of the favorite spots eds of local and area residents whenever the The West Virginia High'School ing of the state high school prin- ek is in operation and its seldom indeed that the .vT tight / JP'I.~Ulreams ~ " Coaches Association at a meeting cipals association to be heId in [. \~~:,~~ ) ~[rl~[[ ~'l,ll ~+~ ~'aces ren' "l o i IllsDiscusse in Huntington Saturday morning Buckhannon in April. .--+~/--:-.-'.~~ v~ ~ ,,~;,,:,--~ ; a t fi led t capac ty for every program. , went on record opposing propos- The principals can accept the als to limit the number of bas- recommendations of the coaches SEE OUR BIG SELECTION OF NEW + nown+ ; occasionl°Cal residenton Mayhash.made reservations for a [ The possibility and desirability hundred the number of fans who ketball games which a high but thew do not have to and in ............ "k 4" Sk /of having eight teams once again would have to accomodated, school team may play on school many instances they have not ORIOLE fans, anxious to steal a pre- ;participate in the state Class He said this would add to the nights and also the proposed el- gone along with recommendat- .v,i i.t l v/d / U lt LH IIILII, ' AAA High schol basketball tour- housfng problem, especially in imination of holiday cage tourna- ions made by the coaches. )se of the Birds' 1961 edition, wiU be able to nament instead of four teams Morgantown. • came in for muea discussion on I "It has been suggested that we the part of coaches and sports hold the Triple-A tournament at " * 4, 4, * LETTER from Johnny Welaj, who will be with the ington he writes that our long time is with the old Senators in Minneapolis as the club's comptroller. John says Ossie the job of General Manager with the new turned it down to stick with the Griffs. Burr , is the new public relations man and he will con- tournament staged in Huntington last weekend. A few years back the state play offs had eight participating teams in each of the three classes, but because of the problem of hand- ling so many teams at one time the number of teams were cut in half leaving in 1957 only four from each class participating in the state finals. Thus only 12 teams have been in the state fin- als. four in each class. The major argt ment advanced Friday by coaches, writers and others for doubling the size of the field in the Class AAA t0urna merit was that it would permit four additional teams of champ. ionship caliber to have a crack at the championship. Top Teams Eliminated It was argued by the coaches that some of the state's top;rank ing teams have since the change been eliminated in regional play. This year the state's No. 1 rank- ed team. South Charleston was el- iminated this year. Other strong teams which failed to make it into the finals were Parkersburg Logan and Triadelphia. W. Gordon Eismon, executive secretary of the West Virginia Seqondary Schools Activities Com mission, said in Charles Town Tuesday that the eight-team pro- posal has some merit, but he did not know whether it could be, or would be adopted by the princi- pals since it presented a number of drawbacks. Eismon said the proposal would probably be pres- ented to the principals when they meet in Buckhannon, but he did not know whether it would be ac- cepted. "The main drawback is the problem of housing the additional teams," Eismon said. "We have our hands full now, and at Mor- gantown they have told us thdy simply could not handle any more teams." The tournament alternates an- nually between Huntington and Morgantown. Presents Housing Problem noted four more increase by AA eVents at the• same time son e where else", Ei mon said. He said this probably would not be sound from a financial standpoint since only the Triple A tourney would draw large crowds. Tourneys in all three classes now are held at the same time and same place. Eismon said the idea of holding the AAA tournament a week la- ter then the other two divisions also had been discussed. He said the commission was a- ware of what has been described as a basic weakness in the pres- ent x'egional divisions• During the 1961 regional playoffs, seven of the l0 top ranked teams in the Associated Press poll competed in two regionals-Nos. 1 and 4. When asked in Charles Town Tuesday about a report that a sug gestion had been made for re-alig ning the regional boundaries by adding Clarksburg to Region 2, Eismon said there are no plans at present. It has been suggested, Eismon said, but some study would have to be given the sug- gestion first to determine if it has any real merit. Robert J. Doyle Named President Fraternity At Shepherd College Robert John Doyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Doyle of Char les Town, West Virginia, has been elected president of the Phi Sigma Epsilon pledge class• John- ny has as his major fields of study' political science and Eng- lish. He plans to enter the pro- fession of Journalism upon grad. uation from Shepherd College. Sigma Chi chapter of Phi Sig. ma Epsilon is now concentrating their efforts on the fraternity's annual Talent Show. The Talent Show is to be held Thursday, Apr il 6 in Reynolds Hall. Show chair. man, Gaylord Dillow has already received from students of local high schools. ments. The amendmen which has been proposed for the limiting of high school basketball games on school nights and the elimin- ation of holiday tournaments will be voted on at the annual meet- Another recommendation made by the coaches was one urging West Virginia colleges and uni-, versities to hire high school men- tors from within the state to fill coaching vacancies• in electing officers for the new year the Coaches named Frank • TELL A DODGE FROM A Identifying a Dodge has become a problem. Because now price. Dart, the full-size Dodge, is priced model for model there are two. Compact Dodge Lancer. Full-size Dodge STANDARD OR COMPACT with Ford and Chevrolet. The compact Dodge Lancer Dart. There is an obvious difference. Size, inside and out. costs about the same as Comet, Falcon and, Corvair. Get Dart, the lower picture, is the larger. But otherwise they YOLJ GE] GR[ AT D , .WtTH to know them better. At your Dodge Dealer s, of course. are very much alike. Both have a unitized, rust-proofed body. A superb ride called Torsion-Aire. A battery-savingFREE TIE CLIP IGNITION KEY to fit yeur mM oar. A guKm. alternator. And both have optional three-speed push- mt=il G=t m by • button automatic transmissions. Anot difference is I. = Do=e= m =.y big "Golden Key" banner. Offer explrlm midnight, Aprl 30, 1 1. MEET THE MAN WITH ]'HE GOLDEN KEYS-YOUR DEPENDABLE DODGE DEALER about your press passes. Welaj is handling :promotion job as well as speaking at a number around the city. * ,k -k * TO 2--1 TURN TO PAGE 2--B AND RUNNING by John I. Day the memory of who will be the New York 220 meet- 20 through No- are the years PUrse money avail- the entire country the $3,800,- is adding and starting 89 Stakes events For another 1,900 son this year. Elsewhere horse- men will be vieing for another $80,000,000 in purses. How- ever, it might be well to con- sider some of the other eco- nomic angles of racing. Com- petition is keen; there are some 30,000 horses actively racing and costing their own- ers $300 to $400 a month, plus extras such as nomination and starting fees, j o c k e y fees, travel and veterinary care. Yearlings sold last year at the auctions brought an average of $5,383 and roughly 40 per cent of them brought prices well above that. The top price paid was $75,000 for a colt named Nasholin and 55 others brought bids of from $~.0,000 to 000. at Aqueduct, Bel- and Saratoga, the up roughly 20-odd years purses for 15,344 2,033 racing less than is New York sea-