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. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1984 11 LOSES BATTLE -- Hunter Joseph Maddex, a in sports in this section and area and a man ,mous with athletic success in the Tri-State up a lot of victories in athletics in his 34 years high school sports, first at Charles Town High four years, and then for some 30 years at Handley in Winchester, Va. But he lost his biggest battle, the dreaded disease, cancer, Monday morning, in Winchester (Va.) Memorial Hospital, where a patient for some time. Hunter, who was famous for "big game upsets" in his coaching career, With his physical problemand pain for a number of he thought for a time he had pulled another "up- in t end it just wasn't to be another victory for y for Hunter, he did live long enough after he to receive a number of well-deserved accolades Alma Mater, Shepherd College, and his legion of *Coaches, and former students he taught, and athletes over a span of more than three decades. We knew as a distinguished athletic coach, school ad- a civic leader and outstanding personality and a and we will miss him as will Handley High Va and the entire area. MISSED OLYMPIC TEAM -- Chris Fox, of Mar- one of the fastest and best distance runners in the just missed by a slim eight seconds of being a mem- 5,000-meter U.S. Olympic team Sunday in the finals Los Angeles, California. Fox, who was running only four laps of the race to go, ran out of gas and for a fifth place, thus losing any chance of the United States in the U.S. Games next mon- Martinsburg runner was among a field of that qualified for the Olympic finals. His time for was 13:36.86 as against 13:26:34 for Doug San Leandro, California, the winner. Fox moved in of the 5,000-meter race by finishing fifth in the of the trials. NIGHT -- Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Jr Congressional District, had a perfect night at for the Democrats when the Democrats and staged their annual benefit baseball game. The defeated the Democrats by a 13-4 score, but it night for Cong. Staggers. He belted a double and In one of the four runs scored by the Democrats. in a West Virginia University baseball uniform, Was driven deep into left field at one point, as he Congressman Ran Paul of a grand slam home walked his first time at bat, but on his second sent a "screaming double over the head of " driving home a run for the Democrats. one of oaly four. for the second place team. been Mudville," said Staggers, "there may have joy. But the fact is, the game provided fun for the as well as those who came out to watch. the money raised by the event goes to a very war- The Washington Children's Hospital will receive raised by the event. TENNIS COACH-OF-YEAR -- Glenn Edwards, Jef- School's outstanding tennis coach, has once selected as tennis coach of the year by the West Athletic Coaches Association. Glenn was also a in the nomination for National Tennis Coach Glenn guided his youngest ever boys squad to a in the state tournament and had his top girl Tract Albin -- as the state runner-up at number one marks the second state honor for Glenn as he the award in 1982. IITED -- Tract Albin, the ndtnber for Jefferson High the past three years is being by West Liberty College in Wheeling. The of JHS won over sixty singles matches in for coach Glenn Edwards. Liberty Coach Frank Tract could move into the top five positions as a provide the strength needed to win the WVC trip to Kansas City for the nationals. -- Gary Leslie, the state number three from Jefferson, is apparently deciding & Elkins and West Liberty to pursue his tennis career. Alan Vandell, the Cougars top seed is bound for West Virginia Tech. OPENINGS -- The day soccer camp to be held College in Winchester, Va for boys and girls month, still has some openings according to Court Smith. The camps are scheduled for and July 30-Aug. 3. Both morning and afternoon scheduled for each session from 9 a.m. until 12 1:30 until 4:30 p.m. An evening session will from 5:30 until 8:00 p.m. from July 23-27. Smith sessions of the camp are filling rapidly so in a morning session should register im- Smith, who is head coach of he Shenandoah III, NCAA soccer team, holds a USSF State a certified USSF and VHSL Referee. He coached (Va.) Bandits, a 1970 boys select-travel team. will be Bill Berghaus, dean of students at and a certified USSF and VHSL referee and coach of the Winchester Rowdies 1972 boys team and champions of the National Capital Camp Training Advisor will be John Ellis, Soccer development of the National Capital Soc- and the National Capital Soccer Academy. Staff Will include Jim Gowdy, head soccer coach at and Bill DeHaven, head soccer coach at High School; Jim Wild, Jr USSF state licensed Young, 1982-83 goalkeeper for Shenandoah Lee Stichka, center half on the Shenandoah Fees are $40.00 per child per session. fee and completed application must be received space desired. Enrollment is limited. For additional information call or Write Shenan- c/o Court Smith, Rt. 4, Box A-451, Win- 703-667-9277. TURN TO PAGE IZ Brian Ford, Troy Stambaugh Gives Jefferson Honor Of Only Team Having Two Named The JeffersonHighSchool baseball Ben Shreve of Lincoln and Carl team and two members of its squad Seaman of Clarksburg Liberty cam- brought team and individual honors to plete the infield. the school this week when they were Lincoln's Shreve compiled a .407 named to the Class-AAA schoolboy batting average and drove in 28 runs. team selected by the West Virginia He hit seven home runs, three triples Sportswriters Association. and nine doubles and drew 25 walks. Jefferson High's Brian Ford, an Liberty's Seaman led Harrison outstanding outfielder, and Troy Stam- County on his .483 batting average and baugh, a catcher were among the 14 38 runs. He stole 23 bases. His hits in- players picked by the Sportswriters cluded three home runs, three triples for the 14-member All-State Class- and six doubles. AAA squad. This gave Jefferson the In the outfield, McMAllan of Oak Hill, honor of being the only Class-AAA the Pittsburgh Pirates second round team in the state to have more than draft choice and an all-stater on Oak one player named the squad. Logan Hill's state basketball champions, High, the team that defeated Jefferson batted .459, hit eight home runs and in the State Class-AAA finals in drove in 34 runs. He notched a g-0 pit- Charleston two weeks ago, had their ching record with 118 strikeouts, 26 ace pitcher, Steve Adams, named to walks and a 1.06 ERA. the coveted team. Three utility players who picthed Food who played in 41 games this and played first base were chosen to season without making an error, the all-state team -- Marvin Shepherd clouted 10 home runs, four triples and of Mt. View, David McQuain of East 12 doubles while driving in a total of 57 Fairmont and Scott Higgins of runs for the Cougars. It was his hitting Parkersburg South. power which provided the margin of Adams a right hander already sign- victory a number of times this past ed by the Pittsburgh Pirates, was join- season, ed on the all-state pitching staff by left Stambaugh, who was named as an hander Andy Morrison of Huntington All-State linemanin football batted a East and left bander Larry hefty .452 for the Cougars and drove Gryskevich of Brooke. in a total of 46 runs. He collected eight Morrison, a stylish, 6-foot-3, home runs, four triples and 15 doubles, 180-pound veteran at Huntington East, and was a demon behind the plate notched a 9-I record. He fanned 106 defensively, and walked 51 in 68 innings and had a Logan's Adams went 8-1 on the 1.03 earned run average. season for Logan's state champions. He fanned a total of 106 batters and The 6-foot, 210-pound Gryskevich walked only 47 in 62 innings he pitch- compiled a 10-1 record for Brooke. He ed. He finished the season with a fine struck out 147 batters and walked 20 earned run average of 1.35 and be was in 82 innings. HIS ERA was 1.19. also an outstanding hitter, winding up Gryskevieh, another Pittsburgh draft with a .390 batting average, choice, also played first base, and his Three players from the Kanawha A59 batting average included 14 home Valley Conference made the team. All runs, 45 RBI, 10 doubles and four three are seniors. The trio from the triples. KVC are Gary Thompson of South Mt. View's Shepherd, a 6-foot-3X,z, Charleston, K.D. Rymer of St. Albans 215-pound pitcher and first baseman, and Chipper Finch of Nitro. has signed with West Virginia State as Thompson was also the captain of pitcher. His 7-I mound mark included the all-state team in basketball. The 99 strikeouts, 30 walks and a 1.96 ERA 6-foot-5, 185-pound power hitting first in 64 innings. Shepherd batted 452, hit baseman hit .440. He smacked six six home runs and eight doubles and home rims, four triples, seven doubles drove in 30 runs. and drove in 25 runs. Thompson belted East Fairmont McQuain, was a 425Joot home run out of Watt Power another all-stater who starred both on Park in Charleston. the mound and at first base. The Finch batted .450, drove in 25 runs, 5-foot-11,160-pound senior right bander hit three home runs and seven doubles hit .435 drove in 15 runs and scored 18 and led the Kanawba Valley by steal- runs in 21 games. Pitching 64 innings, ing 28 bases, which set a new school McQuain went 6-3, struck out 89, walk- record, ed 16 and posted a 2.16 ERA. Rymer hit ,430, hit six homers and Higgins starred at first base and pit- drove in 21 runs. He is joined by Oak ching for Parkersbu~g South. The Hill's Tim McMillian and Jefferson senior batted .425 and stroked a school County's Ford in the all-state outfield, record 34 hits in 23 games while strik- Rymer was considered the Kanawha ing out only twice. Higgins also set Valley's premier center fielder. South records of 27 RBI and I0 In addition to Thompson and Finch, doubles. The Jefferson Memorial Park swim The public is invited to attend. There team will host rival Martinsburg on is no admission charge. Thursday, June 28 beginning at 6 p.m. The team is under first year head at the park pool. This will mark the coach Karen McKee. She is assisted by third outing of the year for the local Mary Reed. team as they dropped their home The swim team will hold their an- opener to Hanover, Pa. last Thursday nual swim marathon on June 30, from and were to have visited Ship- 8a.m. until l2 noon to benefit the team. pensburg, Pa. on Monday evening. Contact swim parents association president Judy Marcus at 725-8617 ff The local team will depend on Kathy you would like to sponsor a swimmer Boyd, Judy Spalding, and Larry Reed in the marathon. to produce points and provide leader- The Jefferson County Memorial ship in the big meet with Martinsburg. Park is supported by the United Way. Judy Winners In g, Jeanelle Reed Team's Loss To Shippensburg The Jefferson Park Swim Team traveled to Shippensburg, Pa. Monday June 25th to compete against the Aquatic Club. The final score of the meet was Shippensburg 571-Jefferson 353. Judy Spalding and Jeanelle Reed both received first place ribbons in all of their events. This is the second meet in a row they have done this. Judy received first on 50 breast, 50 fly, and the 100 I.M. Jeanelle received her first place ribbons in 50 fly, 50 breast and 100 I.M. Following is a list of the other Dolphin members who did an outstan- ding job: Kathy Boyd 1st 100 free, 1st 50 back, and 2nd 100 I.M.; Jennifer Marrinez tst 50 breast, 2rid 50 fly and 100 I.M.; Heath Marcus 1st 50 back, 2nd 50 fly and 100 I.M.; Sheila Popkins Ist 50 free, 2rid 50 back and 3rd 100 free: Lisa Hill 1st 50 free, ~d 50 fly & I00 free; Adam Rudnick 1st 25 back 2nd 25 free & 50 free; Michael Lee Ist 50 free, 2rid 50 breast and I00 free; K. Johr~on 1st 25 free; Liz Titus 2nd 50 breast and 50 back, and 3rd 50 free; Tracey Popkins 2nd 100 I.M 50 fly and 50 back; April Reed 2rid 50 free, 4th 50 breast and 50 fly; Mitchell Grove, 2nd 25 breast, 4th 100 I.M. and 25 fly; Renee Smith 2nd 50 back, 3rd I00 free and 4th I00 I.M. ; Jamie Stoneberger 2rid 25 back, 3rd 25 free and 5th 50 free; Christina Kelly 2nd 25 free and 3rd 50 free; J.B. Smith 2nd 100 free and 3rd 100 I.M.; Karen Staubs 2nd 50 back, 100 free and 4th 50 free; "Frederick" 2rid 25 fly, 3rd 100 I.M. and 50 free; Heidi Davis 3rd 100 I.M 50 fly, ar~ 5th 50 free; Wendy Davis 3rd 25 back, 4th 50 free and 25 free; Diane Rockwell 3rd 100 free, 4th 50 back and 50 free; Melonie Kerr 3rd 50 free; Kevin Rud- rick 3rd 50 free and 4th 100 free; Nicole Valeri 3rd 50 back, 100 free and 5th 50 free; Stacey Chicchirichi 3rd 50 free and 4th 50 back; Shane Stoneberger 3rd 50 back and 4th 100 free; Brian Kordyak 3rd 50 fly and 5th 100 I.M.; Locke Wysong 3rd 50 breast, 4th 100 [.M. and 5th 50 fly; Aaron Staubs 3rd 50 free and 4th 100 free; Swesh Menon 4th 50 back, 6th 50 free and 6th 100 free; Raymond Steele 4th 50 back, 50 free and 100 free: Kevin Knotts 4th 50 free; hnyl Nayak 4th 50 back and 50 free; Tana Romere 4th 50 breast and 100 free; Raina Romero 4th 100 free and 50 free; A. Valeri 4th 50 back; Cesarina Wysong 4th 50 back and 5th 100 free; Mary Keiter 4th 50 fly & 5th 100 I.M.; Piak Vongxaiburna 4th 40 back and 6th 100 free; Pop Vongx- aiburna 4th 50 breast, 5th 50 free, and 6th 50 back; Kelly Temple 5th 50 free and 50 back; Jason Whitehair 5th 100 free; Holly Sisk 5th 50 free; Scott Billet 5th 100 free; Frank Bonacorda 5th 50 free; and Murali Mahe 5th 50 back and 6th 50 free. The 13-18 200 medley relay of Kathy Boyd, Judy Spalding, Jeanelle Reed, and Tracey Popkins received first place. The following relay teams received ~ place ribbobs: 8 and under 9-10 100 medley Jennifer Martinez, Christina Kelly, J~B. Smith, and Adam Rudnick; the 11-12 200 free Heidi Davis, Kevin Rudnick, Tana Romero, TURN ~ PAGE lZ 9 SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV -- Steve Holmes, a three-year letterman and two-year starter for Jefferson High School's football program, will attend Shepherd College next fall. The 6-3, 200-pound Holmes played tight end and defensive end for Coach Ran Renner and the Cougars. He recorded 108 solo tackles and caught five passes last season en route to All- Area honors. The above picture shows Holmes signing a letter of intent to play at Shepherd next season as his mother and Walter Barr, head coach of the Shepherd Rams, look on. "We think Steve has the height, the speed and the size to play tight end here," said Walter Barr, Shepherd's ultra-successful football coach. "He comes from a good program at Jeffer- son and has the qualities for a tight end. That's where we're going to try him first." Holmes, who also played three years Private Swimming At Park July, August The staff of the Jefferson County Memorial Park swimming pool will begin their next two week session of private lessons on July 16 and continue through July 27. Ten forty-five minute sessions are offered/'or a fee of $35.00. Phone 725-8313 or contact any guard for more details. Other two week classes will be held in August. Park Pool Available For Private Parties The Jefferson County Memorial Park swimming pool still has available dates on Friday and Sunday evenings for private pool parties. Phone 725-8313 for additional information. on Jefferson's basketball team, joins three other former Jefferson standouts on the Shepherd roster. Mike Hill, Brian Jackson and Brooke Mayberry contributed to Shepherd's title run in 1983. "If I want to play bad enough, I can do it," Holmes said of his decision to try college ball. "I know I'll be play- ing against bigger people and people of the same caliber." Holmes, cousin of former Shepherd pitcher Chuck Holmes and nephew of former Ram basketball standout Vic Holmes, joins one of the most suc- cessful gridiron programs in the NAIA-Division I ranks. Shepherd posted a 9-2-0 record in 1983, including a second straight WVIAC championship and first-ever trip to. the NAIA national playoffs. The Rams open the '84 season Sept. 1 at Townson State University. Wednesday 13 RACES TIME BAIT SHOP Complete line of Fishing supplies and bait. All kinds of Fishing and hunting licenses HALLTOWN two big shows ! 6 00 Saturday, July 7 $7.00 Admission Season pass holders pay oc~;y $4 O0 For information call: Washington area {no toll) 737-2323 Baltimore area (no toll) 68S-0200 All other areas {304) 725-7001 A GOOD DEAL On Your Bank C.D.'s, Money Market Funds, Municipal Bonds and Do you know how income taxes affect your Money Market or C.D. Investments? Did You Know that your principal may be at risk in Municipal Bonds? Does Your IRA have a disability Feature or Guar- anteed Monthly Life Income: If you want competitive tax de- ferred interest rates and safety of For A Savings Review - 304-725-2211. ington St Charles Town. Richard S. Durham The Durham Agency 304-725-2211 Principal, Call Richard Office lO8 E. Wash- !