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12 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE TIIURSI)AY, AUGUST I0, 1978 FIRST FOURSOME TAKE OFF -- Shown above are the first foursome in golf carts ready to take off for the fairways at the Sleepy Hollow Golf and Country Club Monday morning at 8 a.m. in the Second Annual Pro-Am Charles Town Golf Classic. This quartet had just teed off from Hole No. 1. They are, left to right -- Greg Wright, amateur of the Shenandoah Valley Country Club, located near Front Royal, Va.; Joe Simpson, the pro at the Shenandoah Valley Club; Allen Linton, and Marly Blackford, amateurs of Charles Town and members of the Sleepy Hollow Club. (Photo by Lee Jones.) Could Be Year Of The Ram? With 40 Veterans Returning, Shepherd Grid Coach Is Openly Optimistic About 1978 Season SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. VA. -- When sportswriters project that 1978 could be the lear of the Ram, even Shepherd College head coach Walter Barr had a hard time disagreeing. Noted for his modesty, Barr is openly optimistic about the coming football season. And why shouldn't he be? Some 40 veterans, including 22 lettermen, return this year, and most of these athletes are the ones who have helped compile a 27-6-0 record on the gridiron during the last three seasons. "We probably have more experience than we've had in the last five years," Barr com- mented. "We've had three ex- cellent recruiting seasons hack- to-back, and our team should he strong and experienced." Offensively, the Rams should he very potent, with practically the entire unit returning intact. A senior dominated veteran backfield will be Shepherd's most visible asset. Two proven quarterbacks return in seniors Stock Wright, who ran for 296 yards and passed for 160 last year, and lanky Ken Be'lchik, who passed for 389 yards and several game-winning touchdowns. Also returning to the backfield are All-Conference and Honorable Mention All- American fullback Gregg Warfield, and speedy halfback Wayne Wilson. Pro scouts have visited the Shepherd campus to watch both runners. Warfield, the team's leading rusher for the past three years, ran for 875 yards last season, setting a new single season 'scoring record at Shepherd with 15 touchdowns. Wilson, whose 4.6 clocking in the 40 yard dash gives him breakaway speed, ran for 568 yards in 1977, averaging 4.9 yards per carry. He scored four touchdowns. Both Warfield and Wilson have been starters since their fresh- -man year, and the combination of 230 pound Warfield up the middle, and speedy Wilson around the outside will surely be e Rams' one-two punch in '78. The third running back position is up for grabs in the ' pre-season, with sophomore Ken Russell at the top of the list. Recruits Blaire Rishell and Farin Hubbard, among other recruits, will also be vying for the open slot. Also adding depth to the backfield will he fullback Jim Pope, 6-2, 230-pounds, and freshman quarterback Glenn Ryhanych. On the offensive line, a number of players return with game experience, but four,year starters Don Drew and Gary Sullivan, both guards, will be the key figures. Along the line, veteran Barry Latimer and versatile Dave NeiU are top candidates at ends, along with tackles Dan Owings, 6-2, 224 pounds, and Mike Shamblin, 6-1, 250 pounds. Charlie Pierce, 5-11, 227 pounds, will return for his second year at center. Defensively, Shepherd was hit the hardest, and much of the emphasis in, recruiting this year was geared toward replacing key personnel lost at iinebacker, nosoguard and defensive tackle positions, according to Barr. "Our biggest problem is at linebacker, tackle and noseguard positions," the head mentor said. "We lack depth and experience at those spots, but we feel that we have people coming in who can get the job done." .Along the defensive line, veteran ends John Forbes, 6-2, 195 pounds and Larry Salley, 6- 2, 210 pounds, return to start for their fourth straight season. All- WVIAC tackle Tim Cook, 6-0, 210 pounds, returns to anchor the interior line, and the other tackle will come from several retur- ning players, Mark Much, 5-10, 212 pounds, Dennis Hill, 6-2, 245 pounds, or Larry Leith, 6-3, 215 pounds. Bhrr adds that several newcomers also have a shot at winning the other starting tackle slot. The nosegffard position is hp for grabs in the early season, but senior Larry Jehle gets the upper hand at the outset. For- mer noseguard Mike Daye, along with linebacker Matt Long and defensive tackle Chip Schelhourn will not return in 1978, and those three players combined for 285 tackles, three fumble recoveries, three pass interceptions and 10 quar- terback sacks last year. Capable replacements must be found for these individuals immediately, the head coach emphasizes. At linebacker slots, Bruce Widdows returns to the squad after a year's layoff and a knee injury. He has two years starting experience uqder his belt at linebacker. DuWayne Gaddy, 5- 10, 197 pounds, saw some action at that position last year as a freshman, and is a likely can- didate again in 1978. In the secondary, four veteran )layers return, despite the loss of former starter Sam Stanton, i whose football career ended with a severe knee injury. Junior defensive back Nate Johnson will he a key figure in the secondary, along with former starters Jeff Carey, 'Mike Falkenban and St, eve Nowell. Primarily that group was responsible for 17 opponent pass interceptions last year. Falkenhan led 'he way with eight interceptions to lead the team. Shepherd's kicking game will be at least as effective as it was in 1978. Both place kicker Gary Sherman and punter Dave Neill return. Sherman accounted for 41 points last year and Neill averaged 34.5 yards per punt. The Rams open their season on September 9, hosting Ship- pensburg State College at 1:30 p.m. Charles Ton Jr. High Issues Call For Gdd Candidates Announcement was made this week by the coaching staff of the Charles Town Junior High football team for all boys in- terested in trying out for the 1978 squad, to notify or come to the school gym before Augus{ 22, so a listing can be made of the prospective personnel of the squad. Announcement as to when the pre-season drills will begin will be made later, it was stated. True It's bettcr to give than to lend, and it costs about the same. [Marine Band In Concert Aug. 19 At Antietam Antietam National Battlefield Site and The National Park Service are pleased to present the 1st Marine Band, President Lincoln's Own, in concert on Saturday, August 19, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. This unique unit recreates the performances of the Civil War and the John Philip Sousa era. Included in the touring company is the 35-member band, the Marine Corps Color Party, the Naval Color Party, and the Naval Dancers. Some 45 musicians make up the musical unit, rotating in and out of the many selections performed by the unit. During Lincoln's time, the Marine Band never per- formed with more than 35 musicians. Uniformed exactly as were the United States Marines of 1863, the band and color party appear on parade as did the Washington, D.C., ceremonial troops during the Civil War. The band, in brilliant scarlet coats, black shakos, brass and gold epaulettes, and either white or dress blue trousers, contrasts with the Marine guard in its traditional dark blue uniform coats. The Naval units are aiso authentically uniformed, in dark blue and white, with muffin hats and full dress officer uniforms of the Civil War period. The uniforms were designed by Company of Military Historians J. Craig Nannos of Philadelphia, with the assistance of the United States Marie Corps Department of Museums. Except for con- cessions to some modern manufacturing techniques, the uniforms are made to original government specifications. Music performed by the group ranges from the classics through the military marches of the Civil War, to the works of m D 6% The 5th annual Jefferson County Wristwrestling cham- pionships will he held Saturday evening, September 9, beginning at 6 p.m. from the stage of the Old Opera House in downtown Charles Town. Jerry Boyd, director of the big show of strength on the part of the ladies, said Monday, this year the contest will be televised on TV Channel 25. Boyd says he already has some 20 entries for the big show, which is expected to draw some of the best lady wristwrestlers in the entire Eastern part of the country. Entry fee for each contestant will be $5.00 and the public ad- mission to the championship matches will be free. Boyd said there will be three weight divisions, 125 and 125 pounds to 150 and 151 pounds and unlimited. 7V4% 7V=% 7s/4% 1YIF 2 YEARS 4 YIEARS 6 YEARS 8 YEARS MINIMUM DEPOSIT S 5OO $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 PLUS INCREMENTS OF $100 $500 $500 $500 $500 INTEREST PAYABLE SEMI-ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY QUARTERLY SEMI-ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY QUARTERLY SEMI-ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY QUARTERLY SEMI-ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY QUARTERLY SEMI-ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY Federal regulations require a penalty fcr eady withdrawal Interest payable monthly on all certificates of $10.000 or more ES SANK CHARLES TOWN lnnovatfve... Progressive... Partners with the Community NEMBIFJI FDIC/TRUST DEPARTMENT 725-7018 Following the matches, trophies'will be presented the first, second and third place winners in each class. The weigh-ins for the matches will take place between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m., September 9. The matches will get underway at 6 p.m. All entries must be at the Recreation Center on North George Street in Charles Town by September 1. The above picture shows Shelly Bagent on the left, the Jefferson High School champion and her competitor on the right is Anita Garza, a cocktail waitress from Washington, D.C., who is ranked second on the East Coast in wristwrestling, in the 126-paund class. Sherry Bagent is rated second in the 126.pound class in this area. Both of these young ladies will be taking on Rhonda Barrow, the East Coast champion. 5th Annual Jefferson Ladies' Wristwrestling Championship Sept. 9 %usa and ragtime. No music H 0ward Adkins Of Sleepy written after World War I is performed. [H Fo G Visitors are invited to bring ollowAmong ur 00Dlfers blankets and lawn chairs to relaxandenj°yandafternoanof'i First Rq n I music. The concerts will he held l| | I 11 on the Antietam Battlefield llll iJg d Lead Pro-Am visitor Center grounds near the [ Four golfers, three of them Maryland Monument. The [ professionals and one amateur, Antietam Battlefield Visitor I Howard Adktn nmst,=nv Center is located one mile north py'gla m out'o; t"le"lee---'oll"wS pyH o of Sha.rpsburg, Md., on Marylnad Rt. 65. NPS Guides WUl Ride Blue Ridge Train Week-Ends There's an added attraction for weekend passengers on the Blue Ridge, Amtrak's run between Washington and Martinsburg, during the next few weeks. Uniformed guides from the National Park Service will ride the Blue Ridge Saturday and Sunday through the Fall. They'll distribute brochures and answer questions about Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and other historic spots along the route. Golf and Country Club, shared the first round lead of the second annual Charles Town Golf Classic, staged at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club Monday and Tuesday. Mel Riffman, from the Baltimore - Washington International Driving Range and Run Terry from the Edgewood, Md., Club and Joe Simpson, of the Shen. Valley Club, all shot two under par rounds of 70 to share the first round lead. Simpson and Riffman had identical rounds of 34 and 36, and each had two front nine "bir- dies" and a "bogey" on the back nine. Terry had much more of a scrambling round, posting two birdies and four bogeys on the front nine and four birdies on the hack nine. Of the three professionals, Rfffman had the most consistent round, hitting 15 greens and taking only 32 putts. Adkins, a one-handicapper and the top amateur in the area, shot a 36 and 34, with five birdies and three bogeys. He holds the Sleepy Hollow course record with a 65. Larry Ringer of the U.S. Naval Academy and Dean Evans of the Waynesboro, Va., Club, were a shot back of the top four with 71. John Lowe, of Shepherdstown, came in with the low net among the amateurs with 74-9 or 65, while the team best ball was a tie at 60, teams headed by Coleman Plecker of Eagle's Nest and comprised of Craig Kastle, Jim O'Malley and Leon Friend; and Jennings House of Virginia Beach, Va., and his team. .AAAAAAAAAA VVVVVVVVV LADLES' GOLF NANCY ROTH Ir "qlr p- -qr ,,qr ,qr €,- y ,r qy 1 On July 27th and 28th, ten ladies took part in the President's Cup tournament. Mter the first 18 holes, last year's winner, Jane Duffy, was leading with a net 68 with Edna Clendening running a close second at 69. Friday's play turned things around quite a bit. Jane Duffy's good steady play faltered having an unbelievable amount of trouble on the 9th hole. Dottle Gillwald had her best round of the year -- too bad she didn't play that well on the first day. Ethlyn McDonald, playing her steady game both days, came from 6th place on Thursday, to 2rid place on Friday. Edna Clendening, I shooting a net 72 on Friday, was the winner. Congrats to the winner and the runner-up. Thursday, August 3rd, for Ladies Day we had a Best Ball Tournament. The team of Dottle Gillwald and Biddy Smoot, who had a net 33 on the front nine, were the winning duo. In our Ringer Contest for July, Charlotte Gano was the winner, having improved her score the most. The Championship Flight Tournament is in full swing now. First round pairings are: Lucille Robertson drew a bye, Edna Clendeniug vs. Laug Philips, Among the top amateurs in Monday's round, along with Adkins, were Charles Lowe, with a 39-35, or a 74; William Henkel, of Charles.Town, with a 37-38 or 75; Steve Koman, of Charles Town, 37 and 38; Ron Smallwood of Martinsburg, with scores of 80-14 or 66 total and Craig Kastle of Charles Town, 82-16, or a total of 68. Super Job By Virginia \\; Congratulations, kudos and well donas are going to one of the premier lady howlers in the Jefferson County area. At the Virginia State Women's Bowling Tournament at Plaza Bowl in Lynchburg, Va., Mrs. Virginia Dorsey of Charles Town electrified spectators and participants alike with some super bowling. Performing for the Merchant - Noland Chevrolet - Olds team, Ginny, as she is called by all her friends, rolled games of 164, 219 and 208 for a three-game set of 591. In her individual bowling, she put together sets d 495, and her nine game was 209, with handicaP.' This performance place Ginny's team 378 teams that took Division. And, Mrs' I placed 26th out of 1,526 What makes this amazing is the fact Dorsey, in her three very young 72 active in holding demanding job, leagues in the playing golf in the Dottle Gillwald drew a bye, 28 and a resident Martha Smith vs. Ann Groves, County. Children Nancy Roth drew a bye, Jane members are not Duffy vs. Biddy Smoot, Margie The contest Brown vs. Ginny Nutzman, and Monday, August 28, Ina Merchant vs. Charlotte the Lions Center, Gano. Georg All players are placed in the Ranson. There is no championship flight. First The winners will round losers drop down to make Lions Club in up the First Flight. Parade in King And Qqeen Contest Deadline Set ForAugust 26 August 26 is the deadline for entry in the Charles Town Lions Club's First Annual Apple Butter King and Queen contest. To be eligible, boys and girls must be six years old by August and Crafts and June; and the in December. Entries should Charles Town and Queen contest, Charles Town, W. Even the is WINCHESTER TOYOTA INC. I Sales -- Serv,ce -- Parts TOYOTA-- MERCEDES-BENZ New and Used Cars and Trucks Over 200 units in stock and on order 1835 Valley Avenue - Winchester, Va. PHONE: 1 - 703 - 667 - 9200 JULY 13- TF DEALIR LICENSE 7511 POOL ! - 705- []