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m== r Jef n Lit P T Will --- SPORTS SECTION --- DON RENTCH --- SPORTS EDITOR TE LOCAL COVERAGE - SCORES - PICTURES SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE JUNE 2, 1966 SECTION---B NEWS VIEWS MAX BROWN Ronald Rice Named ' " " Hew Head Football Coach Handley High MONDAY'S SCORE AMERICAN LEAGUE Mets 24 Twins 6 NATIONAL LEAGUE Giants 9 Yankees 8 GAMES ON TAP AMERICAN LEAGUE June 2 . Twins vs Cards June 3. Mets vs Astros June 6 - Twins vs Astros June 7 - Mets vs Cards June 9. Mets vs Twins NATIONAL LEAGUE June - Cubs vs Braves June 2 - Yankees vs Dodgers June 3 - Indians vs Giants June 6 - Braves vs Dodger June 7 - Cubs vs Giants LEEDS RIELY, good-will ambassador for the Pimlico June 8- Yankees vs Indians Nightime thoroughbred racing will get underway Monday, June 6, and run through Salurday July 30 at the Charles Town Race Course, with post time nightly set for 7:15 p. m. Track officials said there will be nine races run nightly, except Fridays and Saturdays when a ten race card will be featured. Racing fans are assured of some of the finest racing in the East. Since the .last racing meet was held at the track it has not only come into new ownership and management, but the first phase of a long-range and complete ren. novation program has been com- pleted with more changes to come later. Present plans are to have a new clubhouse at the track by the time the 1967 racing season roils around, according to Irving Key. ens, track president and Irving Schwartz, and Robert Stofberg, vice-president and secretary-treas- urer. will address a dinner meeting of the Thoroughbred l RONALD RICE June 9 - Cubs vs D,,odgers West Virginian's pioneer rac- n-wn t. all It was Play Ball . Little Lea- of America today (Thursday) at the Imperial HensI .......................... 1 n tw -if" r n" " - ing center once again will be ,,e, .... ,his oe-t -n gue oaI, 0 O a ze e t ronts offering it's patrons the fabulous )n, Ky. Mr. Riely, who has been associated with ..,,; ........ . .. - .:., .,?.o in Charles Town and Ranson Men 1;lie ttonme is commg OaCK to tnls~a ........ in- h,,th twin double and also the daily lOr)u hbred business for more than 30 years as an owner .... c -i ..... J ..... ................ section once again to om nue ms ] .,.^ A " double. [To der and in race track n anagement, will speak on the -" h vi . , ~,,~ ,,.~,u , ,,,,u ...... ~=. J_~,~- coacnmg career, a ng oeenI n " And for the extra convenience named as head football coach at gues got u derway after approprl. P.m. the Race Course when the completelyf the racingglassfanSenclosedthere air-centS the 66 Preakness and Pimlico Race Cotu'se. tie will also show i Ua-alo. m.h i- ate open-day ceremomes had been They'll be off anti running again Monday at 7:15 at Charles Town 1966 Preakness film. ........... I chester,J Va.'*'SRice ............ comes to Hand-" conaucma.' " " " ] track opens it's 48.night Summer meeting. And the above picture will be a typical scene for racing ditioned clubhouse which per- r h ch oi And in the newly formed four ley from War en "g S o . ." . . . " fans and for the Charles Town track until July 30. Nine races will be presented nightly except Fridays its them protection against CAL SHOEMAKER, the Rippon baseball star of yester- Vincent, Ohio where he has been team A.memcan League opening and Saturdays, when a 1O.race card will be presented, battling with the weather. the ast fo day actlvltms, held at 2 p m, it who is now taking up the great game of golf in a serious coaching football for p ur packs the same solid wallop with his number one years. There he achieved a record was the Mets who had a fieldday as he did with his baseball bat when he was blasting j of 26 wins, 13 defeats and one in run scoring right off the bat timely base knocks on the sand lots of many a Jefferson J tie. as they chalked up a decisive 24-6 Three Teams Still nty diamond. Cal can really put that little round whiteI The 29-year-old gridiron coach victory over the Twins on the ed I Y new Ranson field at2 p.m. Undefeat n I in orbit and leaves little to be desired in that department [ and mathematics teacher, will The Mets collected 13 hits off eL succeeds Eddie Seibert wh cach the fferings f Greg Camern m L0 the gam ted the Judges for the past five and Steven Clipp, with Burch Poto ac op Play TIIIS CO ]z Va., Rice was graduated from Du- UMN would not near be complete this week "0 years. A native of Charleston, W. Hay, Jimmy McDonald and Paul failed to make mention of the fine work on both the pont High School in Charleston xles Town Legion and Jefferson Memorial Park baseball in 1955 and from West Virginia onds, contributed by Freddy McCauley, and his crew Tech where he starred in football, Workmen, recently Both diamonds are now in excellent with a B. S. Degree in 1959. Ron- condition, t a'nks to Fred, who should step forward nie also holds a master's degree in Mathematics Education from take a bow! ! BURCH, the fol er Brunswick (Md.) High School athlete of many, years ago, who played a lot of short- for Garley ltooe's Millville Bi-County l. aSlte was a Service Award at the recent banquet of the Handley School Judges in Winchester, for his contributions tO fine Handley School and it's athletic program... ........... ABALTIMORE (MD.) reader writes: Dear Max: Enjoy sports column and why don't you put a piece those $3 and $5 parking bites put on customers by Tt RN TO 2--B the University of Virginia. Rice began his coaching career at Harpers Ferry High School and in his first year, one of build in:g a team, he had a Then in 1900 he took the Fei'rians to an undefeated 9-0 season, only the second one at that time in the history of the school The next, year 1961, he accepted the head coaching job at Vincent High, Ronnie is married and has one child. Ranalli leading the attack with three hits apiece. The 12-walks which they gave up, plus the eight errors made afield, added to the difference in the score. Charles Costello went the dis- tance for the Mets and gave up only seven hits, two of them to David Alger and the same num- ber to Kenneth Alger. It was ,.close bag ,geme for the first two frames then the Mets broke loose for six runs to take a commanding lead. In National League action which had it's formal and official open. ingMonday evening at 6 p. m. it was the Giants, defending league TURN TO PAGE 2--B Y Johnson, a three sports ceived the plaque. Charles Town High School past three years, was Friday night as the s most outstanding senior at the first annual athletic banquet staged in the cafeteria. of the selection was made by Maurice an official of the firm of Viener and Sons of Char- who presented the Viener Memorial athletic to him. Viener said the be provided annually SChool's most outstanding as a memorial to his late Joseph, a gltd aat of High Solidi. dcture shows head Kenneth Sims and assistant football coach basketball and track William ) Jordan With as he re- In presenting the trophy Vlener praised the efforts of Johnson on the football field, the basketball court and the cinder track as he excelled in all three sports. Earle a twin brother of Mearle Johnson, who was also a fine and outstand- ing athlete himself, lettered three years in football, basketball and track and, this year in track he was a member of the schoo!'s re. lay track team which went throu. gh without a defeat in regular season competition onl to lose out in the state meet. Earle was also one of the 1965-66 Panther Cage team's leading scorers, with a 12.3 average over a 22.game schedule of regular season aid tournament competition. And on the gridiron last season, he was one of the major reasons, the Pan er gridmen finished the sea son with a fine 7-3 record. Marry Blackford and Oscar Wilt were the stars of the past week among the men golfers at the Sleepy Hollow Golf and County Club and it'was Steven Evans who took the lead in the battle among the junior golfers. Evans continu- ed his fine play by winning the first junior golfing event of the 1966 season, recording rounds of 82-13 for a net score of 69. Rick Blackford's 85-9 and 76 score was good enough for second place in the Junior play and Skip- py Whitmore's 90.12 for a 78 score was the third best. The Golf Committee of the Sleepy Hollow Club organized a two-man and one woman best two balls out of three full handicap team event as a special for Mem- orial Day. And a total of ten teams participated in the fun-fill- ed event. Marty Blackford fired his best round of golf of the eyar, a 76, to lead his team to a first place tie in the event. Included in Marty's fine round of play were five bird ies. And the birdies he registered on the ninth and 18 th holes were extra special since they won for Marty the special "Jackpot" prize. Prize winners in this event were: the team of Marry Black- ford, Bill Benton and Helen Wright, had a score of 133; the team of Walter Glenn, Connie Hamann and Edna Clendening, also came in with a 133 total. The next highest scoring team was that comprised of Steve Smith, Meredith L. Polen and Nancy Roth, who shot a 135. HANDICAP PLAY In the Handicap tournament play Oscar Wilt has reached the finals of the men's play and will TURN 1'O PAGE 2--.]$ Closes Saturday Come On Out Twin Double Plus Thoroughbreds Bet the exciting Twin Double on the runner~ only at Shenandoah Downs Where one fan collected $39,000 for ~ $2 ~v~ger, Your lest chance Is Saturday Night. Post Tim 7:115 ;#EHAHOOA# OOWES STANDING OE TEAMS Team W. Mlllviile 4 Bakerton 2 0 Shepherdstown Yanks 2 0 Sharpsburg 0 1 Shepherdstown Angles 0 2 Harpers Ferry 0 2 Leetown 0 2 The Millville team of the Poto- mac Little League has already definitely established themselves as a top contender for the league championship having won their first four games without a defeat. The latest Millville vii:tory came Tuesday evening over the Bakerton team who until Tuesday had a 2-0 record. And it was a fairly easy win for the Millville team by a 13-1 score. In Satur- day's scheduled action" only one game was played because of the rain and the decision in that one went to Millille by a 4-2 score over the Shepherdstown Angles. The Harpers Ferry - Sharpsburg and Bakerton - Shepherdstown Yanks 'game had to be called be- cause of rain. In the eague s opening games played May 24 Shepherdstown Yankees cored a 64 victory over ttarpers Ferry; 'Millville Leetown'l and Bakerton Sharpsburg 7. Although the seasonal and pos~-season record of the Charles Town High track and reid team shows only one victory and two ties as agafnst three defeats, Coach Bill Jordan had two fine relay teams which he doesn't hesitate to brag about the half dozen boys who made up these two teams as shown above: (left to right)--Scott Whitmore. Ron Rissler, Earle Johnson. Arthur Dodson, John Rissler. and John Waiters. The mile relay team comprised of Ron Rlssler and Eearle Johnson, Went through five meets unbeaten, but they ran into the fastest competition in years in the State meet and while they ran the mile in three minutes and 39.4 seconds to set a new Charles Town High record, the time was not even fast enough for them to figure in the scoring in the State meet, which saw a host of records fall this year. Making up the two-mile relayteam this see n were Scott Whitmore. John Waiters. Earle Johnson and Ron Rissler who turned in some fine performances for the Panthers. 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