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OF JEFFERSON r. m,w, n3 ADVGCATE SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE THI RSDAY, MAY 21, 1959 ~ 8mmimllmm _ Arw ;_ $!. Mll p'l 8Y MAX BROWN SEE LEEDS RIELY in uniform last Sunday and back ~]Ling lines with his favorites (the Legion baseball club l. ~t Pimlico where he aided his boss, Lou Pondfield, in le big Preakness Race last Saturday, Leeds looks fit and another diamond campaign... VIRGINIA'S BASKETBALL COACH, handsome Pred lade quite a hit with everyone who met him aud heard him the Shepherd College a~Lhletic banquet Monday night. ay of thinking, Schaus is a real ,asset ,to West Virginia r and one of the nicest fellows we have ever had the !f fleeting and talking with... Later on in the evening ~nque,t, we were among ~those *who were invited to Johnny .Utiful home where Schaus held his hosts spell-bound with lstres about the Mountaineers and discussed basketball :.. ~e even went through a basketball clinic demol- ~th the aid of Shepherd coach Jesse Riggleman... We ~ne a high school ,basketball player in the country who 'want to play for a guy like Fred Schaus... He's tops ~E TRUNDLE, former Harpers Ferry Iligh star athlete, Is the Charles Town ball club in the Apple Valley League ~ltttday on the Leetown diamond dropped a close 4-3 .Oak Grove. Other teams in the league are Middle- Pkenson, Mountain Falls and Winchester... bOI)SON who turned in a very fine performance while h~ high school here for the Charles Town Pant.hers and ~ the Jmaior Legion baseball team, is stepping righ~ ~b~ll ladder and last Sunday got his chance to perform talg ,boys', Charles Town's Senior Lgeion team. Jimmy ~or the new receiver, A1 Malachuck in the latter inn,ings ~St With Parrls Island and looked very good indeed m e difficult slan*ts of southpaw ,Bill Isherwood... Bruce ~1e f~ed Bank, N. J. catcher who started the season with ~, has decided to return to his home and will not be ~b here this summer . . At the moment A1 Malachuck, e lee from Vienna, Va., has joined the ball club and the catching du,ties... WER :nd Joh godson" both diamond stars of of the Bakerton section, were on hand and pulling for ~ Feery Tigers as Guy Tueker's nine applied the white- ek to Harry Barker's Charles Town Panthers 2 to 0 at ~, Monday afternoon. The victory gave the Tigers the lUgh School baseball title... ~&ll wrote two new in,to the books reco;ds DOWNS ;~ht 'When William ,B. Casilear's Ware ,turned the mile m~ng the seventh ~ace and Peter Pischer's Arch Rwal furlongs in 1'12 Last Sa,turday night's crowd of $~'/9554 the latter" figures the highest pos,t~d since ~t. The ups:wing left ,(he average mutuel handle at =Ve g e arten ah e a:iL:'4;Tb0... IIOLYARD ;ho ;as caught played first, third and ~|s season for the WVU Mountaineers, pitched affec- ~o Previous outings. He lost to Richmond 2-0 and ~vttshington and Lee 4 2 Bucky leads the WVU team xVith a .389 average... (~M~ " " 2 . . . ATTENDANCE at West Virginia's 11 home ,basket l~* "~ winter totaled 25,069 and brought recelpts of tn away games WVU's basketball team was paid there is yet, to be made a final statement of the appearances in 'the NCAA tournaments in New York, LOuisville. The largest chunk of money, excluding 'Orae from the tournament games, was the $13,817.35 got for participating in the Kentucky Invitational . . FELL IN all parts of Bakerton last Sunday as Jim . his mates bombarded the Rippon nine of #he Tri- 30 to 5... This Sunday Bakerton is host to Gaines- ~hat should turn out to be a very exciting contest... @UZzling to mant There may be more than one .~has greater pop] way to skin a cat, but we know of i only one. ~t You may ,think, ] Politicians. like show oeople, give tl~e public some truth and great institution. I some hokrum. LARGE PARKING AREA 9 RhCES HIGHTLY the Glamorous Clubhouse Dining Room FOR RESERVATIONS, CALL CHARLES TOWN 1000 T, BRIOl-/TEST TRACK IN AMER/CA erton Team To- HARPERS FERRY HIGH BATSMEN CAPTURE SECTIONAL CROWN BY BEATING CHARLES TOWN Newcomers On ak _..__ ,_.B - --, ,- . - IH PLAYOFF GAME TUESDAY; WILL TANGLE WITH BERKELEY SPRINGS NEXT t 5atyte uainesooro ..... ' ....... ....... ........................................ ................... .: ...... ......................... :., , .... . cguo, cfleume, For Loop Lead Sun. _ ....... Stnll" Undefeated TRI-COU'NTY LIiAGUE I i I "it', ViCtO- TEAMGai~;tu~nro W3 0L 100go:Pet' ~i::: i : i' ::::::: :::::::::::: :ii :;! i { !' !the"ies Charlesah'ead VTowntO theirLegionCred i,, ill Gerrarastown i 1 :500 :i. !take on n newcomer to Char!e. Berkeley Place 1 2 .000 U : .\ iTown and their baseball ac- M.~rtinsburg 0 2 000 .......................... , ivi " S , , : !i:::::: % F1 , t , t5 u. dav afternoon on t RIppL ......... 0 3 .000 .... ': i l ": ..... !Ixeo'ion field w ,on they play ..................... host to the Laltmmre (Md.) .... . ._ Att letiv Club at )'3(1 P M Gerrardstown 8t*mnesor la lvlartinsourgBerkeley Place~Z ,7 ~' : i:?::.~N ....... .... .:i i: ' li This" will l)e a battle'" "oetwe~'ll" " " Next Sunday's Slate ~ It,,'() unt,eaten tean s since tl,,, Galnesboro at Bakerton ' ! ! Maryh:tnders will also brin " in. Martinsburg vs B. Place, VA field'~ Lib l t() Charles T(,wn a st]'in of RLppon at Gerrardstown ? If(lilt (,msectltiVe victories Allthough play in the Tri-Coun ', affaizFR no defeats. This w!ll %y League is only four weeks old : be th' first trio into this see- already a real battle for the leat ....... tion the Mm'vhmders. tie lead has s:haped up a,nd Sun- ~ ~,~.:~ - .-, ~~ _ . day afternoon one of the largest ~ ~a~~ i [ Corn ....... "~ * I ~petmg 111. the laSL ~ettli-i)ro crowds to see a baseball game in ......... a ~ ~ start in their o"enin~ ~ame with the Charles Town ltigh Panthers the Harpers Ferry High Tigers rolled unli~rlited baseball league n Ba ti Bakevton since l~he old Quarry ~Her getung ot~ ~o aau ~, s ~ .... . ,, " ...... i ' ' " ' - League days is expected to be on through seven consecutive regular season games and one playoff game Monday afternoon against Charles [own to capture the ~ec- I more, the Dix e Athletic Clnb a~ ~hand to see the B,ake~on team tional baseball championship. The Tiger batsmen also earned the right, to meet Berkeley Springs, winner of the Morgan-Berkeley i they are known in their h~m~e bat.t,le Cia.ineSboro, Va. in a game county sectional for a chance to move into regional play. The only defeat suffered by Harpers Ferry came at the hands of Charles [towr~.. have a nun,her of former set for 2:30. Town in Charles Town. But Coach Guy Tucker's boys rolled back to overpower the Panthers in Haxpers Ferry and then revengett minor league and Maryland col- Last S~nday afternoon both that first defeat in Charles Town Monday with a 2-0 victory on the Legion Field. Members of the team as shown above are. first liege, s.tars in their linenp. They l~kerton and Gainesboro ahalk- row. left to right:--George Kidwiler, Bill Hoak, Gary lden, Eddie Meier, Wayne Jamison, Leo Shreck. Richard Bussard. ltarrison i carfy an 18-man traveling ~qnad ed up their seer,rid com~ecu.tive Lanhan, Ernie Webb, Herbert Withers. Second row, left to right:--Coach Guy Tucker, George Hough, Franklin Kidwiler, James Cani- tuna are scheduled to arrive in wictories with Bakerton easily ford Daniel Hetzell, Tommy Manuel, Steve Wilt, Brent Davidson, David Jenkins. Gary Viands, Donald Davidson, and Manager Jack I Cb~a~:les Town around noon (~n rouitin~ a nei~h,borLin~ om, ':~iv Sherry " , ' (Photo By Tim Sinn) ~!.omay. Managed by the veteran .......... " ---- " "" _ ...... m/~mond enthusiast Wll'am R. al in l%ippon by a 30-5 score, I _ ._. . 'LiII' Fuller who is one of Btlti while Gainesboro was beating the I~IUdLm'AN UBBPI[ APliqlJf T~dqN~ TA 'nlmAi,lN ]AHIAH ~"AAHA~mo [ T ' " ' ~ :" " here s top semi-pro baseball sup- Mav~lnsburg Braves 14-12 on the Charles l~[I II[-CUl~[[,~,~[C~ Ihlrd I ,dotters, it is known oflieiah, here 1Vartins..burg High diamond. , ,/tlllllll ll IINuNnn~ l lll[ l Ulll ~ _ - . qha,t one of t,he Dixie Club's pit- ~mwner nu'z'ma tne ~,a~er~on m uo m .n i~ me ill~ _ l_l_~.J I,ehers is bi~ Jack LeBlance ~tio team to ~he onesided vic,tory w~h~'le [ . " " ~ " ' ' Oainesboro had to go ten innings ,r....-:.--! P...... ~Im*L l'L..,,IVlCTOrVlfll eiItlngll'arrl$15lanO ~ ]~omeyears ago p~tehed hez': f.or tc ee tardMs nsburg'the s'tren~t,h ,}uuuuuuun ~.uuwn vvnuuu unuuce[ - - ______ I~!i,~'.%':)~,~;"~o~.~'1:2~ ~*~. of Dale Wroe's double "~n the ..... ~,=m =. [ If.Alumni of t'he Marines-Par- home witch the third tally. Ray |e'sion,s over th(. Martin Bomber~. ............. m u-an m - a ra -!- _ iris Island Marines could ,have I Doyle chase(1 in two more with ~/' | Gambrills, Charlie Irish Chevrol- e~hLtl lnnlngr~nle? iooroan ?,-, ~e Hisrsrsr AtlttlncV [nllrl~ /Nwn t seen'their I~oys in action Sund'aylm,mmoth triple to the fence in let and other top Baltimore club.