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SPORTS NEWS and VIEWS By DON RENTCH LEAGUE REALITY -- Last year of Charles Town, who un- done more to promote the game of Town, Jefferson County and than anyone else, advocated the for- a Community and-or tennis leagues, become a reality last week at a Lois players and enthusiasts held in And as a result of the action, will now have the opportunity to .on a team level basis in the Summer In the Tri-State area. At the meeting attended by representatives from and Clarke Counties in Virginia and it was agreed that this year no made to play a regular schedule records on matches, but instead just Well-organized, have a good time and next season. At the meeting, were director of Clarke County Park and Russ Nolin and of Clarke County; Martha Brewer Va.; and Merdie Bowers of and Glenn Edwards and Gary Jefferson County. At the meeting set up age groups for competition, a sketch of rules to be followed this a limited schedule to follow e's initial stages. The basic idea of increase interest and opportunity especially for young people. Age It eight, and run through 18 before 19 and over.class, considered as Organization will go under the name of Tennis Association and it includes teams in this initial year. Charter Will be Clarke County, Winchester, County and Jefferson County. There this season, running through BASEBALL CAMP -- John Who haL1 successfully directed a for youngsters between the ages years, for the past several years, for the third such once again at the Jefferson Little in Ranson. Lowery said dates for the camp will be July 24- beginning at 8:45 a.m. and 12:30 noon. The registration fee is with the registration will be a free Ich youngster. Lowery said helping and run the camp this year will be former Jefferson High baseball with some Shepherd College youngsters will be given in- I1 phases of the game of baseball, g, pitching, to base running Each session will end with a session in which every youngster the game will be participating. For infozmation, parents who are in- their youngsters, can call at 876-2201. Rentch, the West Virginia University Fund Dinner will be held 5th in the showroom of Wilson Street in Mar- big event starts at 6 p.m., with :i," Head Football Coach and Gale Basketball Coach, the principal [he Mountaineer football team will its strongest schedule in the with away games at Oklahoma, state, Colorado State and California and Syracuse at schedule has also been new coach Gale Catlett at the think this is .exclusively a Mar- actually it is not. It is an event comprising the an, Berkeley and Jefferson and WVU Athletic Department. this big athletic event can be County but until the alumni and University residing in Charles County show more interest to the Scholarship Fund, it is not so. Last year only seventeen in the Charles Town and Jef- .aineer followers and fans, 'Counted. Donation is $30.00 and 725-5051 or John Skinner Remember Saturday night at It's y.our school. Back 'era up." Jim Morison, Chairman, Jefferson County ISIo-Pitch Title Play Underway At Halltow-n Diamond The Jefferson County Slo- Pitch District play-off tour- nament got underway Wed- nesday evening at the Halltown diamonds, and will continue this evening and Saturday afternoon to determine the two clubs to represent this area in Region 4 play in Prkersburg, W. Va., July 22 and 23. Wednesday evening produced these match-ups: Kearneysville vs. Alberts; Rangers vs. Millville; Bake'rton vs. All Mountain Blood; and the Job Corps vs. Summit Point. This evening the winner of the Kearneysville - Alberts contest clashes with Ed Wines Stable; the victor in the Rangers-I Millville contest tangles with the I Moose; while the remaining I games will be the loser's I bracket. [ All games start at 6:15 and[ 7:15. I Sulphur Springs Aug. 4, 5 and Saturday, beginning at 12 noon double elimination play will continue until the top two teams have been determined. t i M er the semi-state tourneyat Parkersburg, the five top teams from Region 4 will join eighteen other clubs, including host White Sulphur Springs and the defending state champion, in championship play at White 6. Astros Show Perfect 15.0 Record In American Division; Yankees Lead National Loop JEFFERSON sixth frame to win their game. LITTLE LEAGUE In the June 22 action, the STANDINGS OF TEAMS Yankees rolled to a 15-4 decision AMERICAN DIVISION over the Mets and the Giants TEAMS W L won over the Twins by a 20-8 Astros 15  i margin. Mets 7 The pair of games played on Cubs 6 117 el June 23, saw the Astros win their Cardinals 4 13th consecutive game with a 20- Dodgers - 4 0 victory over the Braves and on the other field that day, the NATIONAL DIVISION Lt TEAMS W Yankees 13 Indians 9 5 Giants 9 6 Braves 3 11 Twins 2 13 As play in the Jefferson Little Baseball League broke for the July 4th holiday and the League All-Star game, the Astr0s, with only three more games to play, have once again clinched the championship of the American Division of play with a perfect 15-0 record. And they stand a good chance of being the only team ever in the Jefferson Little League history of going through a perfect season The Mets, who hold down second place are far hack with a 7-8 record. So, in the American Division, the only thing left to besettled is the battle between the Mets and Cubs for second place In the National Division, the Yankees have assured them- selves of at least a tie for the crown, with a 13-2 record and only three games to play. The Indians, who still have four gamesto play. would have to win all of their remaining games and the Yankees would have to lose one to prevent the Yankees from becoming the Division Cham- pions. In league action the past two 'weeks, the Astros played only three games, but they chalked J up victories in all three, while the Yankees, who saw con- siderably more action, played four times and won four times. On June 19, the Yankees scored a decisive 17.0 victorv over the Twins, who hold last place in the National Division with only two wins. In this game the Yankees scored six times in. the first frame and the game was called after the fifth frame because of the 15-run rule. D. and S. Romine pitched for the Yankees. In the other June 19 game, the Mets, who are battling for second place in the American Division, scored a close 5-3 victory over the Braves with Gustines hitting a home run for the Mets. On June 20, the Indians edged the Dodgers by a 14-11 score in one of the two-games, with the Cubs scoring a close 4-2 victory .over the Cardinals. The Cubs and Cardinals battled through a 1-I deadlock in the first three frames and then the Cubs went in front 4-1 to stay. The Indians had to cut off a late rally by the Dodgers in the Yankees clobbered the Mets 15- 4 In the June 26 action the Yankees clobbered the Car- dinals by a 15-0 score with the game. ending after four innings as a result of the 15-run rule; and the Braves rolled to a 14-9 vic- tory over the Cubs in a rather high scoring game. The action set for June 27 was rained out on both fields, but on June 28, the Astros won their 14th consecutive game by downing the Cubs 15.0 and the Giants defeated the Braves by an 8-4 score. On June 29, ii was the Yankees over the Indians by a 16-6 score and the Mets over the Cardinals by a 12-11 score. TENNIS STROKS / BY BIDDY SMOOT A number of our women have reached a playing ability that ] player is more than ten minutes qualifies them to compete in ! late. You must abide by this rule area tennis tournaments. This is I so that play can be completed by a far cry from the early days of 9 a.m. The ones who waited our league when we scraped cannot play after the ten minute grace period, because it is against the rules! Lions Remainr Unbeaten In Park Net Loop JEFFERSON MEMORIAL PARK YOUTH TENNIS STANDINGS together enough women to go to Fountainhead to get slaughtered, mainly because we really had very little or no knowledge about competitive play or tennis finesse. Some tournaments open to women this summer are: July 7 -- Fountainhead at Charles Town, 10 a.m. July 15-23 -- Jefferson County Closed Tournament. July 22 -- Charles Town at Winchester, 9 a.m. HARPERS FERRY TIGERS ENJOY WINNING SEASON IN POTOMAC LEAGUE Shown above are the Harpers Ferry Tigers of the Potomac Little League who enjoyed a winning season in league play this past Summer The Tigers also won their first two games in the post-season playoffs before losing to the Twins. Members of the squad, some of whom are" not shown in the picture and not necessarily in the order in which they appear in the picture, along with team managers are: Managers CharIes Wyndham, and Allen Mahoney; players Ricky Ashbaugh, Scan Burden, Richard and Robert Buzzard, Bobby Dalgo, Howard Harder," Tony Jamison, J. B. Lemon, bat boys Mickey Mahoney and Trevor Portrey, Keri Mahoney, Kenny McDonald, Todd Por- trey, Howard Racey and Scott Shumaker. (Photo by Edwin Fitzpatrick) i Area Swimme00 Play Key Role Upset Defendmg Champs Area swimmers continue to[ ..... , play key roles as the Hager- l P][ Man' stown YMCA swim team won a ] s J .u vm- pair of crucial Interstate[ D,u-bn6h,,ll Division I swim meets over the[ l,,h{l&ltl;ILUlll past week. The fine team effort ] , pushed the team record to 3-0 i |_ [|n['MUM -.and. .int first . place in the  ,v v=suwu][,, DlVlSlOn I standmgs } n n e Actio i th Jefferson County On June30, theAstros madeit July 23 -- Berryville at TEAMS 15 in a row with an 11-1 victory r Charles Town, 10 a.m. Lions over the Twins and the Giants August 1 -- Charles Town at Blue Devils defeated the Dodgers by an 18-9 Berryville, 10 am. Trojans score. August 8 -- Winchester at Bears On July 1. the Indians rolled to a 14.0 victory over the Mats and the Dodgers edged the Twins by an 8-6 score. Rabbit Club Nil Meet Friday 7:30 At Bardane Center The July meeting of the Potomac Highlands Rabbit Breeders Association will be held on Friday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Jefferson County Com. munity Center in Bardane. between Charles Town and Kearneysville on State Rt.,9. After" a short business meeting, a general program will be held which will include the formation of plans for a Fall Rabbit Show. The show held last Spring Was such a large success that the club has chosen to have another in the Fall. Anyone interested in participating in the planning is urged to attend this meeting. Charles Town. 9 a.m. Each home team supplies balls. Get your applications from Glenn Edwards or Gall Price to enter the Jefferson County tournament. Most of the women m our league should enter this tournament, not only to make it a success, but to improve our own competitive spirit. Scores are as follows: SINGLES A Elsie Hamstead over Carol Kable 8-2: Betty Hedgson over Maggie Whitehair, 8-5: Claudia Testa over Barb Banner. 8-4:[ Gall Price over Rachel Hayes, 8- 4- Grace Vitez over Betty Hodgson, 8-2: Barbara Hall over Elsie Hamstead, 8-5: Barb Strader over Toni Erchak, 8-6; Grace Vitez over Maggie Whitehair. 8-2: Rachel Hayes over Carl Kable, 8-2: Barb Banner over Betty Hodgson, 8-1; Gall Price over Toni Erchak, 8-3. SINGLES B Snowden Kisner over Jerry Orser, 8-3; Cindy Reggi forfeit Over Marcia Mayberry; Snowden Kisner over Mary F. Hockman, 8-3; Carrie Shewen over Jerry Orser, 9-7; Lucy Athey over Elaine Begeman forfeit: Marcia Mayberry over Mary F. Hockman, 8,1; Pat Meehan over Snowden Kisner, 9- 7: Lena Kruger over Jerry Orser, 8-1: Pat Dopson over Cindy Reggi, 8-0; Audrey Buckles over Gall Smallwood, 8- 3: Carrie Showen over Mary F. Hockman, 9-7: Elaine Begeman over Jeaunie Snow, 8-0; Lucy Athey over Snowden Kisner, 8-4. DOUBLES Twila Carra-Jane Clendening over Marge Fargo-Judy McGeehan, 8-5: Pat Meehan- Audrey Buckles over Mary Eiinor Peters-Jennie Sue Kohlhepp, 8-4; Jodie Carter- Carrie Showen over Twila Carra-Jane Clendening, 8-2. LOBS: When you post your scores please circle the winning team number. When you have a substitute please post her name and who she is playing for (Smith for Jones). Thanks to all those women who are warming up early and starting play on time at 7 a.m, so the courts will be vacated before or by 8 a.m. for those players. There is no reason you can't finish play by 9 a.m., unless there is an unusually long match. Doubles Vikings 3 Tigers ! Wildcats 0 Results Past Week Jqne 26. Blue Devils 6, Tigers 3; Lions 9, Wildcats 0 June 27 - Trojans 8, Wildcats 1; . Blue Devils 6, Bears 3 June 28 - Lions 7, Vikings 2; :Bears 5: Trojans 4 June 29 - Blue Devils 8, Vikings ! I; Tigers 7, Wildcats 2 i June 30 - Lions 7, Bears 2; Blue * Devils 8, Wildcats 1 The Lions remain unbeaten in the Jefferson County, Memorial Park youth tennis league with a 6-0 record in action through June 30. Harry Barker has led a strong team effort by going unbeaten thus far at the number one singles position for the Lions. The Blue Devils, Trojans, Bears, and Vikings are waging a torrid battle for second place with only one game separating the four teams. The Lions plus three of these teams will be involved in the "Festival in the Park" team tournament on July 8. Recreation Commission Offers Nt Programs W L 6 0 4 2 The Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Commission has announce special nighttime programs, to be held each Tuesday and Thursday evening, from July 11 through August 3. On July 11, a family swim will he offered at Shepherd College; July 15 a family "almost anything goes" will be con- ducted at Leetown Park. In addition there will be hay rides, family competitions, movies and pool nights. The Potomac Highlands Rabbit Breeders Association is a member of the American Rabbit Breeders Association, the national organization which sets standards for the raising of commercial and fancy rabbits Anyone who raises rabbits is cordially invited to attend the meetings and enjoy the ad- vantages of membership of the club. On June 24, Hagerstown hosted Winchester, the runner. up team of last season, and downed their guests by the score of 301-267. Jeanelle Reed cap- tured first place in both the Summit Point Little League Season Ends With Braves Showing 12.0 Mark Memorial Park men's basket- ball league began this past week with the 76er's and the Fruit Loops scoring opening round wins in the four-team circuit. In the game played on June 28, The Summit Point Little League closed out its season with two games, rather than the customary three, played last week on the Little League field. Games are frequently rained out but seldom, if ever, is one "blown" out as was Tuesday's scheduled game. On Wednesday ening the Braves defeated the Rangers by a score of 16 to 7. Denny Clat- The final standings for the season find the Braves winning 12 with no losses, the Rangers winning 3 and losing 7 and the Pirates winning I and losing 9. Two post-season games will be held on Wednesday and Thur- sday, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 9th, the season will conclude with a picnic at the field. Everyone is invited to paek a picnic basket and come join the terbuck was the winning pitcher boys, players must forfeit if any and the losing pitcher was Keith ! Lewe. Clifford Hale had three i hits including a home run for the Braves and for the Rangers, Philip Taylor had two hits. The following evening the Braves defeated the Pirates 13 to 7. Pete Hahn was the winning[I  " I pitcher and William Curry the I |  90 I.UTMAN I losing pitcher. For the Braves II CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. I Paul Rudolph, Tommy Clat-[ll  (504)7ZS.25er(304)S l terbuck and Jeff Burns each got two hits. medley relay and 25 breast- the 76er's fought off a strong stroke, and was second in the I00  second half rally by the Dead IM in the 8 and under girls age End Boys to pull out a 62-56 group. Earl Edwards placed triumph. J. C. Wilson led the third in the 8 and under boys 25 winners attack with 27 points. He free. Cindy Edwards was second was backed up in double digit in the 11-12 girls 50 free. Lisa scoring byAnthony Herbert with Titgs was first in the free relay, second in both the 100 free and 50 back, and placed third in the 11- 12 girls 100 IM. Larry Reed was first in both the 50 breaststroke and medley relay, and second in both the 100 IM and 150 free in the 11-12 boys division. Kadi Bozman was third in the girls 13- 14 50 free. Jackie Willingham was third in the girls 15-18 100 backstroke. I In a meet held at the Hager-! stown YMCA pool on June 28, the '! Hagerstown team crushed tli 100-member Frederick VFW team by the score of 366-208, before a capacity crowd Frederick VFW is the defending Interstate League champions. Jeanelle Reed was a triple winner with first place efforts in the medley relay, 100 IM, 25 breaststroke, ana plac second in the 25 backstroke. April Reed was second in the girls 8 and under 25 breaststroke. Earl Edwards placed second in the boys 8 and under 25 backstroke Mary Edwards was third in the 9-10 girls 50 breaststroke. Lisa Titus was first in the free medley, and second in both the 100 free and 50 backstroke in the 11-12 girls age grow. Jackie Willingham and Alicia Tyree both achieved their fastest times in the 200 IM in this meet while Lewis Painter posted his best time in the 50 yard freestyle. Liz Titus participated in her first meet ever in the 8 and under category in this meet. 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