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/ Town Turf Club Will Begin 72-Night Spring Meeting Monday +&apos; Weather Permits+ Full-Scale Schoolboy Sports Action Friday, Saturday's Schedule "Charie-S Town Higll Open :,IRIT-ADVOCATE - SPORTS PAGE Heavy In County With Track,. Season With Win; Program Expanded -- COMPLETE COVERAGE -- + Local, Sectional Sports - Photos Of Ten W. Va+ Better Newspaper Sports Awards) BY MAX BROWN : cing Is BIG Business In West Va. report of the West Virginia Racing Com- hit our desk and it vezj plainly shows part of the activity is right here in and the Eastern Panhandle of the State.. and Shenandoah tracks operated a total 1971 with gross amount wagered of This means a little over $6 million in state which is ceFainly no little item in The tracks at Waterford Park had 414 dates duzing the year with play of $85,037,619.00, and another size- of taxes. Racing in West Virginia is business . . . far big enough to give this state and the Eastern Panhandle a lot of long renovations which they fall short of today... Ways... "House That Charlie Funk Built" ore reader writes: "Why not in the way of a "the late Charlie Funk who did so much for :,Your town, name the present Charles Town Pk.club house and grandstand, the "House That ! bUal[ .... _ . A very good suggestmn and we hope xvers-who-be at the track will give it some #4 e , # : r .......... Party-Nights Booked To Capacity l[: hTt chief, Ed Blake, said today that all Friday  kboo reservatins: totalling some 13,000 people Illrked to capacity and have been for some ll,u..tes Town Turf Club where th 72-gh$ lll''emg opens on Monday... Greene Ill, Sports Star At R. M. III, son of Stanley T. Greene, Jr., who West Virginia Razing Commission at the Shenandoah and Charles Town, is a student at Randolph Macon Acdemy in where he has been outstanding in foot- and track. Governor Linwood Holton has Yung Greene to stay in the state and pursue .education and to continue to contribute to his home state... ld Palmer To"Py At Goose Creek -+' Parner !'el,, , possibly the greatest golfer ever to :ilL u, will give an exhibition at the Goose Creek !'lIlb near Leesburg, Va, on Tuesday, May 2 : er, leer J. Olsen said today that present l[L" r Palmer to play an 18-hole round with a 4t .to SOme of the top area pros in Virginia. . He illitaduct a half hour clinic before noon with : " tion tee-off set for 1 p. m... i L k Wins l'e't'[tace Feature |  Onk of CharleS Town, who learned to race on  laa- (Md.) Raceway, returned to his home- 1   unday to win the 25-lap ARDC idget [t e :race of the afternoon. In the season's :! | "le+ ' midgets, Kirk drove the Bennett Brothers [:  e led all the way... Roll Over Handley In 'Tennis Cook of Charles Town High'+s fine tenni fifth in the West Virginia State season, is apparently picking up where Year. Last Saturday the Panther netmen High Judges 7-2 without too much appear to be headed for another suc- 2 TURN TO PAGE 2.--C Baseball, Tennis Battles With favorable weather moving in, the schoolboy Spring outdoor sports program got into furl scale +action early this week and with continued cooperation from the i Weather Man, a lot of action in baseball, track and tennis is set for this afternoon and Friday and Saturday in the county. For instance this afternoon (Thursday) the Charles Town High Golf team which has had tro uble getting into action this sea- son due to duplications in sched- uling for the use of the Sleepy Hollow Golf and County Club course, went to Loudoun County Va., to tangle with the Loudoun County High Raiders in a match set for 3 p. m. Then Friday afternoon there will be plenty of baseball action and some limited track and tennis play on tap. On the baseball fields it will be Loudoun County at Charles Town High at 4 p. m. and the Shepherds town High Cardinals at Hedges- ville. In track the Shepherdstown High thinclads along with Mussel man, will go to Williamsport, Md. for a triangular meet at 3 p. m. Also Friday the Charles Town :tennis team will go to St. James, Md., for a match. Baseball will have the school- boy sports spotlight all to it'self Saturday with the big double- header at Harpers Ferry, the biggest attra<ion. The undefeat- ed Harpers Ferry High Tigers will take on the Moorefield High Yellowjackets in the first game at 1 p. m. and the Charles Town High batsmen will provide the opposition for the Hardy coun- tians in the second game at 3 p. m. Also Saturday at 1 p. m., the Shepherd College batsmen will play host to Madison College and the Shepherdstown High batsmen will be hosting the Petersburg High Vikings in a doubleheader at l p. m. And Berkeley Springs High's baseballers will be at Mad ison County, Va.; and Hedgesville will travel to Mercersburg Pa. Academy for a single game at 2 p. m. Monday afternoon the Charles Town High golfers will play host to the Randolph Macon Academy team at the Sleepy Hollow Club at 4 p. m. and on Tuesday, April 18 they will travel to Clarke Cou- nty, V., for a match. Also Monday afternon the Char les Town High baseballers will be hosting the Loudoun Valley High batsmen at 4 p. m. Tuesday, April 18 the Charles Tow n High Girls' tennis team, will i be hosting the Martinsburg High girls at 3 p. m. on the Jefferson Meviorial Park courts. Harpers Ferry Batsmen Edge Paw Paw 12.11 For IThird Win Without Loss The Harpers Ferry High base- bailers after two geat pitchlg vidtories, by-' Ainsworth, had trouble running, their win streak to three without a defeat Tues- day afte+rnoon when they played host to the Paw Paw High bats- men. In fact it was not until the bottom of the 7th frame that the Tigers managed to push over the winning run and chalk up a 12-11 victory. Coach John Lowery started his ace pitcher, Ron Ainsworth and he worked two inning before his shoulder became tight and, he had to be replaced. Pat Stone- berger replaced him on the mound and worked until the sixth frame and in the meantime the Morgan Countians had moved out to a big 7-1 lead over ihe Tigers. But in the bottom of the fifth frame the Tiger's bats began to rattle base hits almost at random and they pushed over 10 runs on seven hits and four walks to take an 11.7 lead. Craig Meadows start eel the Tiger rally by driving in two runs wit ha single, then Jeff Shumaker and Ron Aainsworth hit back-to-back home runs and Dennis Johnson came within in- ches of ann[her one, which was ruled a ground rule double. But in the top of the 7th Paw Paw came back to knot the score at 11-11 with four hits and a couple of walks off Stoneberger. Coach Lowery sent Dennis John. son+to the mound and he managed to stop the run barrage. Then+in the bottom of the 7th Bill Nicewarner singled, stole sec ond and scored the winning run on a double by Jeff Shumaker. Shumaker, Johnson and Nice:. warner led the 12 hit attack of the Tigers, Shumaker having two doubles and a home run and John son, three hits in four times at bat and Nicewrner 2 for five. Paw Paw also had 12 hits. The next Harpers Ferry outing will be Saturday at 1 p. m. on their: home field against Moore- field High. Tff0uls Foe Pony League Saturday m Tryouts will be held Saturday at 2 p. m. from the Pony League liamond at the Legion Park Field, it was announced this week by Lewis Fisher, President of the Jefferson Little Baseball League. To Include Jayvee, Girls' Teams The Charles Town High tennis program which has been an out- standing success the past several seasons, and which last season saw the Varsity team roll through a 14-matcl schedule undefeated, has not only gotten off to another successful start this season, but it has been expanded to include a program for Junior Varsity corn petition, but also a girls' team. Mike Cooke, head coach of the tennis program saw his 1972 team score a decisive 7-2 victory Thurs day afternoon, April 6, over the Handley High netmen of Winches ter, Va., on the Jefferson Mem- orial Park Courts. The Cookmen were to have opened their 1972 action against Martinsburg in Martinsburg, but the match was changed to April 20. The Panther netmen were also scheduled to tangle with the Har risonburg Va., netmen on the Park Courts last Friday after- noon, but the cold and snowy weather forced postponment of the match. It was re-scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Harrison burg, Coach Cook said. In the match against Handley Charles Town won all six of the singles matches, and one of the three doubles matches. Rick Turner, a veteran of two :ears, with a 26-5 record, the No. 1 man on the Panther team pull- ed a surprise victory over Hand- ley's top player, Bill Pifer by an 8-4 score, Pifer was the one Hand Icy player which scored a pair of wins against Charles Town last season. In the second match Pat Dor- sey ,another veteran of the team for the past two years, with a 21-6 record, scored an 8-2 victory over Tom Arthur and Hoppy Kerche- val, the No. 3, man on the Pan- ther team, and a two-year veteran for the Panthers with a 10-1 re- cord, scored an 8-2 victory over Robert Knight. Mac Nichols, the No. 4 man for Charles Town, who played in only two matches last season and won them both, scored an 8-4 victory over David Funk- houser and Keith Webb, the No. 5 man for Charles Town, who is playing his third season and shows a 10-3 record, defeated Tom Albright of Handley 8-3; while Keith Chandler, who began his+ season with a 4-2 record, defeated Stuart Whitman by an 8-1 score. In the first doubles matche Roscoe Hayes, a freshman and !Jimmy Peters, also a freshfnan teamed up to take on Bill Pifer and Tom Arthur and lost by an 8-2 score. In the second doubles matches I I I I Ill II Illl Ill l I Mercury Monte0o-- "]972 Car of theYeor" and more. MRY MONTEGO MX 8ROI.IWM It's no wonder Road Test Magazine selected Montego as Car of the Year for '72. Stop in today-test.drive the new Montego and judge for yourself why it's this year's award-nner! to ekmmd  /nJude tnmlhd/on, du/ ,t/en, Isml Md "" Jefferson County Motors, Inc. <> Tim Henshaw, a sophomore in hi part of the Jayvee team is Ricky i first year of play and Carl Dor$, I Snyder, a sophomore who is play a sophomore in his second yearling his first season. lost an 8-6 decision to Knight and 1 Coach Cook said Hayes,: Peters, Funkhouser of Handley; and Henshaw, Doff and Snyder will Steve Clipp, a sophomore and in probably make up the Jayvee his second year and Chandler, team. teamed up to defeat Whitman I A total of 18 girls have been and Albright in the third doubles working out with the girls team match by an 8-2 score, l which opened their season April nother member of the Char-ill along with the Junior Varsity les Town squad, who will be a I TUBN TO PAGE I(N ITS Knits give you consumate comfort & wrinkle-free wear Men are making the move everyday - to knits. 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Construction crews were conk ing down to the wire this week in a race to complete the newest' Charles Town remodeling job in time for the opening. The new paddock was in place, but wor on the second level executive off ices ontinued. The paddock is located whero Charles Town's historic sunken paddock has stood for decadess TURN TO 2-C SUITS FROM $79.95 9:00 P. M. 72 NIGHTS OF RACING i Opens Monday, April. 17 At Charles Town Turf Club All New Paddock- New and Enlarged Club House l Catered By H. M. Stevens Co. introducing the All-New TRIZACTA wagering - Come Out And Try It