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--- SPORTS SECTION --- u lTwo Rich R DON RENTCH -- SPORTS EDITOR LOCAL COVERAGE - SCORES - PICTURES OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE tRSDAY, JULY 28, 1966 SECTION--C NEWS AND BY MAX BROWN LEAVITT'S capable and hard-working crew of em- have left no untmaaed, while swelteling in the intense heat, towm,ds having Shenandoah Downs kicks off its summer meeting Monday night, with the two richest races everything ill top shape for the big opening of tile pop- ular night track's summer Patrol Judge For session coming up here Men- nay night Water is bubbling Shenandoah Downs Meet in the fountain and the stars, some twenty or more of them on the back of the grand- stand, are shining and twink- ling m gay fashion as the turnstiles are about 2 eady to swing open for the 7:15 post time. And another big eveut slated for the summer meet- ing will be the fifth Tri-State Prep, limited to Futurity el- igibles and scheduled for September 14. Then, there's the Tri-State Futurity Horse Show on the books for Aug- r. Yes, sir, ree---it's GGG-OO At Shenandoah Men- ,......0...... ILATIONS to little Miss Georgette 'Gett' t, daughter of Dr. Marshall 'Little Sleepy' and Alice for she brought home from the Men's Club's annual and pony show, staged last Sunday at the old Morgan's Fair Grounds. 'Gett' won the ttunter's Championship riding ability and then was awarded a blue ribbon Pony-Under-Saddle class... Nice coachin,' Doc l ... ........0...... YOU ARE ONE who likes good food, good cold re- (on a HOT afternoon), a lot of good fun and 18 rounds of golf on a well-kept and mighty then it is too bad that you had to miss Irv annual Charles Town Race Course summer outing last Sunday at the nifty Loudoun County Golf and Club at Purcellville, Va... Some 70 or more invited and employees of the track, teed-off at 12:05, with TI: RN TO 2--B ever run in West Virginia slated during the 54-night stand. ! Shenandoah will close October 1. Post time throughout the meet will be 7:15 p.m. i The Tri-State Futurity, with an estimated gross value of more than $22,000 and the Virginia Oaks, figuring to gross in exces of $12,000 will be raced in Sep- tember. The Tri-State, for 2-year olds, will be run September 24 and the Oaks, for 3-year-old fillies wel~ be run September 10" I The Yankees (shown above) finished fourth in the Jefferson County National Little League race this The night track here also will offer the only t in-double betting season. While they still have one game to play on Monday, Aug. 1, with the Giants, the outcome in this area. Shenandoah Downs of this game cannot alter the final status of the Y ankees since they now have a 7-7 record on the paid a record West V rginia pool season, or a game and a half ahead of the flftb-p lace Dodgers and the .creme distance of the Messers It*via Kovens (left) [ tie arid Max'Bro n. of $39,916 to a single $2 bettor Giants who finished in third place. In their two g amen the Im t week the Yankees lost a 20-2 deeL - Presidenc; Bob Stofberg (cen er) [ Phases two of the Chmqes Town on June 19, 1965 and has operat- ion to the Cubs and then came back Monday and took a 20-1 decision from the Braves. Mem.be of seeretaxy.tre urer; and Irving[improvemen schedule will be ed a pool successfully ever since the squad as shown above are: David Markley, Art Webb, Spencer Welch, Keith Webb, Scott Littleton, Schwartz, vice.president (right) completed during the two month 1960 when the multiple bets were Charlle Wharton and Billy Jordan. Back row (left to right)-.Ted Kranenberg, coach; Mark Dalley, Who roan the activities at the Cha- layoff at the old racing center. introduced here. Walter Smallwood, Donnie Baumgardner, Johnny League. David Dorsey, Randy Littleton and Larry rles Town .Race course can take A new betting mezzanine in the W" Country course to, st sen they defeated Gladys Junior "Banana Ball COSTY CARAS Costy Caras, who has been serving as director of public re- lations at the Charles Town Race Course since it came under the reins of R's present ownership, has been named by Shenandoah Downs officials to serve as a pat- rgl :ludge for the 54-nig t" mv met" meeting which opens Me*n- day night at Shenandoah Downs. And when this meeting ends, Costy will return to his public relations at Charles Town Race course and set machiner in motion for the opening of the Fall and W, inter meet which wiU begin at that track on October 3 and run through January 2. Costy is well-known and weil- iked around both of the local tracks and now like So many of the other employees of the two tracks, he two will be employed at both tracks. rJ Little League Picnic Moore and Donald Noland namenL Two posted rounds mus up their first tournament be played by this Sunday the The annum picn'ic for all mem- os the Sleepy Hollow 31st. Ma~h play will begin the bers of the Jefferson Little Base following week to determine the ball League -- both NationM and !club champion and winners of American Leagues - - will be 'the various flights. At this time held Sunday J~y 31, beginning Marly Blackford leads the qnalif- at 2 p, m. a~, the American Legivn ing with a 36 hole total of 163. baseball field, it was announced Norman Wilt, Jr., Jones and Cha- Tuesday by Gerald Dorsey. rlAe Cunningham follow closely All players and their families with two round totals of 164. De- are invited and urged to attend fending champion Bit,1 Benton ~s this affair. exempt from qualffing, t Because of the added expense Notes: Players are again be.'coming up next year in purehas- and 1 to win the Mixed tournament. of Moore and md into a two up and stayed in front a~ll The duo d~d find the combination "brea- their necks near the first nine holes. But and after taking the 12th and 13th h~les never headed. Housor did come back some by taking the 15th and Qualifying the final week for quail- rounds of the flight tour' coming tlmughtless about raking traps after putting from them. It only takes a minute to go get the rake and smooth out the sand. You know how much you hate to hit from someone elses foot mark so consider the next man before you leave the trap area. Former Cl, ub Pro John Elwood is agalix playing Sleepy Hellow regularly. John is now employed at Charles Town Race Tracks. ing new ttrdforms for the players,' each fam}ly is asked to furnish the hot dogs and rolls for their own fan ly picnic. The lea wae will provide the pop and potato chips. Parents of children planning to attend, are asked to see that the child brings along the hot dogs and rolls with him. Persons desiring information on the picnic are asked to call Mrs. Gerald Dorsey, 725-7842. Fritts. assistant coach. Marcellie Craig, another member of the ,squad, was not present when the picture was taken. (Photo by Tim Stnn) m A total of 17 players have been named to the All-Star team of the Jefferson Little Baseball Lea- gue and Tuesday evening this group of ~ars will begin practic- ing for a pair of games with the Towson (Md.) All Stars. The two All-Star teams will meet first in Towson on Sunday afternoon August 7 at 2:30 and then they will play a return match at the Legion field in Cha.rles Town, Sunday August 14. Garland Walker, manager of the Cubs, will ,manage the Nat- tonal All-Stars, with Gene John- son, manager of the Indians, and Dermic Johnson, of the Indians serving as a istant managers. In selecting what they believe to be the best players in the National League, the managers picked four players from the Giants three players from each of the Cubs, I dians and Dodgers, and two from the Yankees and Braves. Named from the Cub team were: Jimmy Walker, a pitcher Junior Hostler a shortstop and Jeff Anders a catcher; from the Indians, Paul Anders, a catcher, Mec Carroll an infielder and infielder were selected. Picked from the Dodger team were: Tommy Ott, a shortstop and pitcher, Jimmy Dariington, a second basem n and Billy Thomp son a pitcher and infielder. The Giants' representatives on the team will be Dewey Wl it- more, a first baseman; Pdeky Kr~icely, and James Alger infield ers and Dale Seal, a catcher. Pat Dersey, an outfielder and Walter Smallwood,a catcher, were picked from the Yankee team and Steve Roth, an Infielder i and Roger Fraley an outfielder, ! i were picked from the Braves. BETHESDA METHODIST CHURCH TO HOLD SUPPER AUGUST 6 m The a mua courAry ham sup- per will be held Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Bethesda Methodist Churct at Molers Cross Roads, beginrting at 5 p. m., it w ts announced Wed- nesday by Linda C. Carter, secre- tary of the W. S. C. S. of the Bruce P. Moler, a pitcher and church. 0/ NIN$ MONDAY . lOST TIME :15 . THOROUGHBRED RACING UNDER THE STARS FEATURING THE TWIN DOUILE CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA a bow on their accomplishments since they t ok over the historic racing plant. Their friendly prac- tices of winning friends and in- fluencing patrons, was reflected in last Saturday night's fine hand :le of $551,111 which lifted the plarWs average over last year's figures. This trio has worked bard a,t the job to make success of their new ve ture. Btmny Frizzelt, a member of Bob Stoan's m tuel crew, di,splay- ed his golf acumen by annexing the annual Charles Town course tournament at Loudoun Country Club in Purcelleville last Sunday. Frizzell received a cashmere sports coat for his effort. Other winner's inoluded Danny Cuth- bert, Ray Priehard, P tsy Grant, Gerald Dorsey, Bob Leavitt, Sc t- JEFFERSON GARDE~ CLUB WILL MEET AUGUST 4 The Jefferson County Garden Club will lmld it's regular month- ly meeting Thursday afternoon, August 4, at 4:00 P. M. a the home of Mrs. J. C. Breckinridge Summi PoinL A full attendance is desired. !gramlstand plus the garding of the grandstand "lawn" are sche. duled for completion before the return on October 3 for the fall winter meeting which runs thro- ugh January 2. 12 RACES On Saturday FINAL NIGHT! Is Winning the Twin Double at Charles Town! POST TIME 7:15 PM e | t Q BEER--A big boost to the economy! The brewing industry each year contributes over 1.4 billion dollars in federal, state and local excise taxes. Wages and salaries in the brewing ind stry account for almost 500 million dollars, and the purchase of packaging materials from other in- dustries runs over 550 million. So next time you enjoy a cool, refreshing brew after hard work or play, remember--BEER is good in more ways than one! UNITED STATES BREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. P.O. BOX 1829 CHARLESTON, W. VA. @ m i 00 00 00 95 00 95 im im 95 Plaids Knits 00 Oxford Cloth WhMers Nylon-- Cottons $8"" $7"