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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSOAYf MAy 261 1983 13 RENTCH'$ 100th VICTORY - The Jefferson High Cougar ' tennis team gave their head Coach Glenn Edwards his Victory in his three-year coaching career when they previously unbeaten Keyser 8-1 in matches played in the relatively short Span in which he has been head of both boys' and Girls' tennis teams at Jefferson t Glenn's well trained and determined boys and girls a remarkable record. For instance at the close season Glenn's Cougar record was 106 victories, 20 and two ties. And the outstanding record which the and girls' set this season came even in spite of te happenings to some of the players. For in- Jean Cross, suffered the misfortune to be involved in an L two weeks before the Regional tournament suffering from the effects of a concussion when she in the Regional playoffs and as a result she dropped her match. Coach Edwards says he believes had it not this injury, Jean would have advanced to the state in Charleston this week. And this was just one of incidents Cougar players had to overcome at various during the season. Other such incidentts involved David six Weeks of play because of illness; Rodd missed two weeks because of injury; Cheryl Cook three weeks because of illness; and two players who to be in the top six on the squad, left the team as completed. l JEFF PLAY - Mrs. Doris Reynolds, his mother and Mrs. both of Ranson, motored to Syracuse, New Thursday, May 19 to see Jeff Reynolds, regular third for the Syracuse Chiefs play hall. They saw the Chiefs a pair of games Friday and a single game Saturday. won both games Friday, the first by a 3-0 score and by a 7-3 score. They won the Saturday game by 7-1 In the Friday doubleheader Jeff had four hits and eight and in Saturday's game he hit his fourth home season. Mrs. Reynolds says she plans to be in Rich- June 10-11 when the Chiefs will be there for a pair of SEASON - The 1963 Shepherd College baseball one of the most successful seasons in the in baseball, with a 14-4 West Virginia Conferen- and a 17-12 over-all mark. And one of the top accom- of this years squad was its appearance in the West playoffs in Charleston. The Ram batsmen their first playoff game by a 20-12 score to West State and then lost a heart-breaking 3-1 decision in The team finished their season with a fine average and a .928 fielding average. D. Main for the season with an outstanding .430 he was one of only three players to participate in 29 games played and he chalked up a .911 fielding G. Chandler and Tommy Diehl were the only other who played in all 29 games. Chandler finished with batting average and an .882 fielding average, while and fielded at a .956 clip. L. Vaseleck played in and had a .225 batting average and a .900 fielding Diehi played in 24 of the 29 games and had a .367 and was the only regular on the team to field 1.000 mark. D. Stuart, who played in 26 games; m 24, B. Hale in 23 and C. Kershner with 22 were the players who saw action in 29 games or more. Stuart and fielded at a .955 clip; while Butts hit at a .383 c'l'ip a .991 fielding average; Kerslmer had a .210 trotting and a .946 fielding average, while Hale hit at a .364 clip a .976 fielding av, rage. Yentsch was the top pitcher on mound staff, with a 6-1 record in nine times out for an Rutherford and Denbraven had 4-3 records, with g nine times, completing five an4relieving in Denbraven starting four times, completing two and times. KNOW? That Archie Manning, quarterback for the Oilers was the highest paid player in the National last season - $600,000. In fact most of the top Went to. quarterbacks; Ken Stabler of the New Orleans down $450,000; Joe Ferguson, quarterback of the made $440,000, Atlanta Quarterback Steve Bar- Was paid $410,000 and Jim Plunkett of the Los and Ron Jaworski of the Philadelphia Eagles Joe Theisman of the Washington Redskins the list, but he won't be next year. Dennis Robert Alexander of the Los Angeles Rams, drew of $180,000 and $45,000 respectively. The base pay players now playing in the National Football been announced as follows: Tom Beasly of the Pit- 195,000; Walter Easly, of the San Francisco ,000, both former WVU players; Jerry Holmes for- cornerback with the New York Jets, $75,000; Monty Salem College defensive back with the Dallas Gary Jeter, defensive end with the New York Oliver Luck, former WVU quarterback, with Offers, $75,000; Rod Martin with the Los Angeles 115,000; Jeff Merrow, former WVU now with the Atlanta Falcons, $195,000; Mark Mur- Liberty College player, with the Green Bay Tom Pridemore, former WVU. player, free Atlanta Falcons, $95,000; Fulton Walker, of the $50,000 and it will be more next year; Wayne Shepherd College star, with the New Orleans Lou Piccone, former West Liberty player, now with the Buffalo Bills, $II0,000. WRITERS PROGRAM -- When the National Association held its 24th annual dinner on Wed- m The Jefferson High School golf team steps up in class next Wednesday and Thursday when Conch Paul Wllmoth's charges compete in the state high school ~nt at Tygart Lake Country Club, in GraRon. They'll face the best the state high schools have to offer, the survivors of regional competition held last week. The state compotitkm will be m holes on June I and 2, and h-ore tbat competi- tion will emerge a state champion. 1"ae seenm to be no reason why Jof- ferson won't be right in the running. The Cougar linksman have posted a fine ll-l-1 record on the season, in- cluding a decisive victory (by 15 strokes) in the regional tom-nament at Cacapon State Park Monday. In that particular match, Jefferson came through with an 18-hole total of JEFFERSON LITI~E LEAGUE SENIOR DIVISION TEAM ffrANDINGS Teams Brewers A'| Reds Pirates Bhlebklb I-I Braves 1-2 Cards 1-3 Pb L 1-3 Tiger, 0-3 REGULAR DIVISION TEAM STANDINGS Team W-L Tiger, 8-1 Senators 6-3 4-3 Yanlkees 4-3 Amgas 34 Pirates 44 iteagem 3-6 Glnts 1-7 Ronnle Kidwiler the Cardinals and Allen Dndalm, the Leetown Pirates of tlm Senior Division of the Joffemon Litle Leagt~ provided probably the t JEFFESON LITTLE BASEBALL LEAGUE AMERICAN DPv~IMION STANDING OF TEAMS Teams W-L Astres 7-I Cardimais $4 Met, 64 De ers -O- NATIONAL LEAGUE Teams W-L Gtsnts 7-1 YmLkees 4-5 Z-5 Braves Twim 1-7 After the third week of action in the Jeffe on Little Baseball League, the Astrns and Giants emtintm to hold tbe lind In flz, tr respective divtstmw a ,gue p y. The Astrm with a 7-1 mark are the ieadenOn the League play Lnd the Giants with the same won and lem reeerd holds the tep spot in the National Lesgue pky. All ~y's actkm was mined out and thin on Tumd*y May 17th tt. c, mm mugt zd me Dodg at Louisville, Ky (Naturally close to the Satur- inonegameandtl Ymdmmedg dtbe ;of the Kentucky Derby), its members were given a Twins 1S-10 in th ,eeond game. booklet that was printed in Charles Town by In the Imp, it was e rs ud walks tlmt played tbe ma. ? Company, Russell Miller proprieter. The prepared in black, blue and white, con- on three persons who were honored at the Werblin, Fred Hooper and Fred Russell, plus from racing strips throughout the nation, and both present and past. Miller's only TURN TO PAGE 14 338. Berkeley ~ and Keyser tied for second with 353, Hedgnsvllle shot a 414, Tucker County, Monrefleld and Martinsburg were also-rans. Erik Tedder was the regional medalist with an SO, Dave Boggs shot an 81, Rob Bnggs an and Dong Romine a 91. Jefferson's chances were hurt somewhat by the loss of John Myatt, a consistent winner, from the roster. Myatt left the team because of reasons. In a regular seasou match, sandwich- ed in before the regional at Sleepy Hollow, Jefferson trimmed Hedgesville, 161 to 194. Dave Boggs covered the nine holes in 36, Erik Ted- der had a 41, Rob Boggs and Aaron Frazier shot 42's. Mike Abbrezzi was low for Hedgesville with a 42 Another new type of family ontertainment will be added to Fami- ly Fun Park, located on Ronte 340, just east of Charles Town, Saturday after- noon with the grand opening at 2 p.m. of the county's f'wst and only Driving and Practice Range, and the only one in the general area. with the opening of this driving range and the fact the park has for some time offered mini-golf for the youngsters, there will now be golfing for all ages of the family. The three-tee range, cov isting of beth rubber and grass tees is 300 feet long and some 200 yards wide. And golfers will drive the ball in a southeasterly direction which means there will be ample area to handle any kind of errant drives, it was stated. In rul In the seodn Yatm gave up only Nvm hits to the Giant, and Mmmd ,nd JUng nnutod me Dodgm to four hits. m the Mets debated the Brav by a 14-1 stere on me dlammd Md the sbut the Cube H on the other fidd. most action in the league play last week when they matched off against each other. The pitchers battle went on for It was Jefferson versus Parkersburg (Wednesday) for the state high school tennis championship for boys. The two schools tied in regulation tournament play Tuesday and were scheduled to play the tie off Wednesday in Charleston. The Cougars moved into the deadlock when Rodd Ramey captured the No. 5 singles champiomhip and Tim Brur ri claimed the No. 6 cro-wn. Jefferson garnered a total of 15 points. In the girls tournament, Jefferson survived a three-way playoff to gain se- cond place to Parkersburg in the girls team championship. Parkerslmrg won the title going away with 15 points, while Jefferson, St. Albans, and Charleston Catholic managed 7 points apiece. Traci Albin and Sidney team- ed up for a doubles title, which was enough to garner the second place finish. Hedgesvflle's boys finished in a tie W.L nine innings, two more than the Little for third place on the stre th of vic- League regular game. In the top of the tories by Darren lden in the No. 2 3-0 ninth frame, with one out and a runner singles and Kevin Fiery in the No. 3 on first base. Arch Dodmm doubled, singles. 3-2 sondtng in go ahead run. Then Tim The Jefferson girls won the Region Alknger, third baseman for the Pirates VI title May 17, tallying 15 points to 9 followed with another donble to drive in A enger and "ice" the victory. Kidwiler, the losing pitcher, fanned 14 batters, gave up only five hits and walked 7. He also helped his own cause by ea|e, two h/ts in fonr to the plate. John Ripple were two for three. Dudash (shown in the above picture made one of his free pitches), fanned nine Cardinals batters, walked only three and gave up seven hits. In other action Saturday in the wdm~ division of play, the Ofloi ppod the Angels 1-9. And in the regular division of play the Tigers saw tl ir undefeated season go down the drain when the Senators defeated them 8-1. for Hedgasville, 6 for Elkins and Phfllip Barbeur, 5 for Martinbsurg, 3 for and none for Petersburg and Grafton. The victory sent the into state competition with a 23-1 record. In the A r -C be battle, Chrlsman of the Astrns and J. Dull of tlm Culm ea gq ed in a fine pitchers duel, with Chrisman the winner. In the other game the Mets jumped out to an early lead and stayed in front all the way. ~y eveming's action was rain- ed out and th~n on Frlday evcnlng, May 20 the Mets blasted the Dodgers by a 20-2 score and tbe Yankees the Braves by a 10-I score. Several rained out games were to have been made up Saturday, but one was played and in this one tim Giants blasted the Twins by a 20.0 score. Ten Tournament 11mJ 8nmunc the yon and adaR schedules for 1~. ADULT SCHEDULE June 25 ~ Lipton Ice Tea Mixed D bles. July 1~.23 Evening Jounmi closed. August 27 - September 5, Jeffermm opm. JUNIOR SCHEDULE July U45, State Age Group Touma- mint at Morgantown. July Joffersm Junior Opou. Ausmt Junior Team Tmmmnmt. August S-12 Park age group totwnammt. August 15-19 Eastern Panhandle Junior closed, Informati emeeming these tour- nanm will apSx In iml kter in the mmm and la also available at tbe pool area at Jef- fer v County Memorial Park. II II B The driving range, which is well- lighted, the complete length and width of the course, will be open seven days weekly from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. when weather permits. The management will provide golf balls and paris in three sizes, small, medium and large. Drivers will also be available at no extra costs. There will also be childrens' sizes available. The managemeht says a little later coupon discount books will be available" which will offer a considerable savings to patrons of the driving and practice range. The range is located on an area of land located just west of the site of the Country Boy Farmers Market and ad- jacent to the mini-golf course. The Jefferson boys upset Hedgesville and eight other schools to win the regional championship. The Cougars had 20 points, Hedgesville 16 . Also competing were MartLrmburg, Keyser, Phillip Barbonr, Grafton, Frankfort, Hampshire, Petersburg and Elkins. Jefferson wound up season play at ~-6. Golf Tourney June 4 Ray Ward, chairman anno~ces that tbe Shenandlah Area CounoJ of tbe Boy Scouts of America will be spmmoring a Golf Tournament on Saturday June 4th at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Rockland, Virginia. Tee off time is at 8:00 a.m. (Shotgun start). Entry fee is $42.00 per parson and includes: green fees, cart, lunch, trophies and awards. Low Gross and Low Net trophies will be awarded. Entries should be receiv- ed at the Shenandoah Area Council by June Ist, 1903. Field is limited to 72 players. Send name, handicap, name of home course, and entry fee to: Shenandoah Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, P.O. Box 3207, Winchester, Va. 22601. The Sh~ndoeh Area Com~d, Boy Scouts of America is participating agency Of the Winchester-Frederick and Clarke Counties United Fund, the United Way of Front Royal-Warren County, the United Way of Berkeley County, W.Va Inc and the United Way of Jefferson County, W,Va. Join the Memorial Day fun at the Charles Town Races. Friday and Saturday night, Sunday and Monday afternoon. II iiii ii I iiiii i i i 1 ,OOO Test your handicapping skill against other racing fans. There's absolutely no charge for playing Charles Town's $1,000 iii iiii i !1 II SUNDAY AND MONDAY For information call: Washington area (no t oH) laJtJmore area (no toll) All other areas (area code 304) 737't3t3 68$4t00