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April 6, 1961

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OF J'EFFER qON rARM R ADVOCATE, SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE 'lItl RSDAY, APRIL 6, 1961 Open Track Season: May Be Back Wilh Senators Open Monday week : HERE--which is probably more important fans than to other people. Baseball fans, of it brings the opening of the season. And for General Manager Bob Leavitt to turn in the fountain aL Shenandoah Downs, Ted Keller, now baseball coach and coach at Randolph Macon College made a to Charles Town last Saturday and assured that if his present plans for this summer will be back at shortstop for the local club goes up on Sunday, May 7. Leo Kisner and Harold Gray will lead a Panther track and field artists to Handley where they'll run into the always-to lgh out-door sport... MEETING of the three-man West Virginia will be held at Shenandoah Downs on , Panther rackmen Open Action In Introduced At Winchester Friday The Charles Town Itigh track[ Track is being introduced as a and field team und(r the direct- Spring sport at Ilarpez's Ferry ion of their new head coach Wil- ttigh school for the first time Although the weather outside[ liam (Bill) Jordan, and with an this year and it's really been a is cold, a lot of plans are being assist from Old Man Weather, tough proposition to get the pro made indoors these days and will make their debut Friday af- gram underway CoachRonnie nighls for the King of the Sum- ternoon in Handley Itigh stadium Rice said Tuesday. met sports-baseball. And Wednes- ' when they participate in a three- To dale 15 boys have been work day evening, March 29, officers team meeL ing out with the track squad and and directors of the Jefferson Loudoun County ttigh will join .since the Weather Man has not Little League met to plan for the Charles Town in battling the Jud been very cooperative, much of 1.96l operations of the league and ges who traditionally are among the practicing has hail to be done to elect officers ,to direct the lea the top track team s in the entire indoors, Rice said. gue's activities for the year. area. And since we have had to start James ($l~l|tay) Hammond, For Handley this is expected to from scratch on this sport much who league officials hid did such be an early season warm-up meet time has been spent in trying to a fine Job of directing league play since neither Loudoun County fit the boys into the various ev- last year, was re*c!eet~ presb nor Charles Town have in the en~s which theyappear to be best dent; ]Paul Dorscy Wa~ named past been strong enough all down qualified for, Rice said. vice p~res!clent; Bill perks was re. the line of events to give the Jud The Tiger trackmen will be giv eleote4 secretarY; Oliver Kastle Legion To Hold First Practice Sunday At 1:30 Shepherd Bat Mt. Union Saturda, Alth()ugh the wealher comin- Wealtler permitting, tile first ues more faw)rable for fooll)atl practice session for the Cha]'les than Irack ~md baseball, the 1961 Town American l.egion baseballbaseball s~ason gel underway team will bestaged Sunday af- !Tt~esday afternoon aT ttodgesville. ternoon beginning at 1:30 on the And with an assist from 1he Wea Legion field it was announced ther Man. lhe two spor(s will this week. share lhe seclional and area [ Co-managers Woody Waiters sports trom now until nud-way. and Wilbm" IFlick) Bond. said Monday that since this will be the Scholasti~ ba~ehatl was the lir~t o)f the Spring sports to get Into havefirst officialbeen ccntactedPractice'aboutthse play-Wh acti0n with a game having bee~ hag for the Legion this season played at charles Town Wednes and others who plan to~ try out day afternon and the Shepherd should be on hand and ready for Rams also opening their 1961 sea about a two hour workout, son on Fairfax field. ges any real tough competition, err their first taste of track act- was nam~ treasttrer, succeeding fashion Sunday. ~ , This afternoon the Shephehrd For LoudOun County and Char ion Tuesday afternoon in Boons- Edgar Heekman, who resigned James (Jimmy) Morison, gen- batsmen ta~l~ with the Ash les Town, however, it will be fine bore when ,they participate in a and T. &. Lowery, who has been experience for them since they four-teammeet against Shepherd se~lng as p!a~,era[ent since Urn JAMES(SKINNY) I~AMMOND eral manager of the Legion team, land team once aagin. said Stewart Wharton, caretaker Also this afternoon the Mal~ will be meeting some of the stown, Musselman and, Boonsboro. league was o~, was re.ham building to be used as a coneess-, and ebacessions operator at the tiKsbttrg ] track and field area's best track and fietdmen. Coach Rice said the Tigers will ed to this lmSL ' ion stand. ~ Legkm field haye been working team went ~stown (Hd.) Weather Handicap also participate in a Bi-State ' It was determined A rel~ort on the league finan- on the field for the past week and ' meet with Nettle Coach Jordan has been putting Conference meet also to be held W~ dn| therewill work- May in the' be six again cial operations for the year 1960 should have it in very ! Waynesbero. for the be With only about a n'm~th yet CharlesTown was host to Mat~ . before the Legion opens it's sea. tinshurg at~the Legion field Wed son Managers WaRers and Bond rvesday and,~;hepherd College was are anxious to get started in fine host to Ashland.