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I I SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE AUGUST 11, 1966 SECTION--B --- SPORTS SECTION --- I I Dodgers Still.In Years l1 l Ill m BY DON RENTCH Monday will be the big (lay when the section's scholas~tic foot DON RENTCH --- SPORTS EDITOR "----" ..._,i ball coaches really find o t,t TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE I NATIONAL LEAGUE what they can expect in the way LOCAL COVERAGE- SCORES- PICTURES STANDING OF TEAMS i STANDING OF TEAMS of grid prospects for the 1966 season. It will be a sort of "IN 4. Team W. L. Team W. L ,i~y,, for all grad candidates to Bekerton 13 3 Cubs 13 'go where the action is", and Tomahawk 13 3 lndiaxL~ 10 5 start getting ready for those hard Leetown 12 4 Giants 9 68 hard knocks they will encounter Shepherdstown 9 7 Yankees 7 along the tough and rugged 1968 NEWS Sleepy Creek 6 1O Dodgers 6 ~ season trail. Winchester 4 12 Braves 0 0 ] Monday will be the day when Charles Town 4 12 the coaches ~ll switch their foot Great Cacapon 3 13 IRESULTS FINAL'GAMES ball candidates from the com- O I paratively east and light type of SUNDAY'S RESULTS Ju y 27 - Dodgers 9 Giants 2 I pre-season condit:io~ workouts July 28-Cubs 22 Braves 11 to the more rt~gged and hard- Leetown 6 Winchester 3 i July 29 - Indians 18 Dodgers 14 VIE WS Bakerton 14 Great Cacapon 4 [Aug. 1 -Giants 7 Yankees 6 knocking type of drills And the Tomahawk 8 Charles Town 2 switch will be a real" control, Shepherdstown 24, Sleepy Creek 4 I Aug. 2 - Cubs 7Jndians 1 since it will mean in~ead of one MAX BROWN SUNDAY'S GAMES I T, he Cubs proved this year they session of about one hour of l~ght calis~thenics, to two-a-day Bakerton at Tomahawk had somethi~ng they didn t have i workouts of the rough and rugg- Charles Town at Leetown The Dodgers, for years the (op power in the Jefferson National Little Ba~ball League, are still in during the l!i65-64 season , - a i Sleepy Creek at Great Cacapon the r~building stages and thi.~ year they Jus~ could n't seem to get a victory string going for them and strong home stretch fimsh. And ed variety. And it will be this W0~'hy Week Winchester at Shepherdstown as a result they wound up in in the league standings with a 6-9 record. But this record it was this finish which gave type of drills that the boys will -- -- O -- -- does not tell the true story of the accomplishments of the Dodgers, but with just a few breaks coming them the 1966 championship of be put through twice daily from It could be that the Tri-County their way, instead of going against them, this past season, the Dodgers could well have been right in the Jefferson National Little Base now until the 1966 season gets hR. EARL ALLARA, t'e 'm"physican at Charles Town Baseball League race won t be the thick of the pennant race. Members of the sq uad as shown above are: First row (left to right)--- ball League. underway. Doug Lutman, new head coach decided until right at the end of Jackie Hooper, T. Smoot. bat boy; Ray Darlington, Don Heckman, Buster Costello and Rlcky Keliean. But to win the crown this year at Charles Town High School, r High School, gave football candidates their physical the line ,this season since right Back row (left to right)--.Buddy Smoot, assistant coach; Mac Nichols, Tommy Ott, Jeff Smoot, Carl the Cubs had to battle neck-and. neck the same two teams that said Tuesday that he will be st~g- atimeOn MondaY,for severala serviCeyears.thatyouEarlcouldhaSverybeeneasilygiVingcallofhim,his don'tnw nOneseemOftothehavethreethetOPslightestteams Dorf, Van Watson, Jimmy Darllngton, Dunny Key set and Coach Dean Nichols. ] beat them out for the champion- ing at least one session of rough rles Town High's Twelfth Man" on the squad, notion about giving away to each (Photo by Tim Sinn.) [ ship last season - - the Indians body contact drills of about two ......... ). other. They ~ll three keep right " -- " and the ~iants. Last season it was hours duration daily, Monday ' BLAKE, Shenandoah's 'Party Man' has Washington's on ~inning and there is a fourth ~ ]the Giants who came through in through Saturday and a second team-- Shepherdstown - - now r odes To,n little the stretch and the Indians finish of a lighter nature. Y Club, some 250 members coming next Tuesday night, close back in fourth place, that t : League All Stm 1'o ][started off with a pair of victories way at 8:30 and rtm un~it about lowing night, Wednesday, 81 members of the Fred- could play a major role in de- ed second. This year the Cubs The first session will get under Rotary Club; 200 from the Fellowcraft Club of Wash- olding who is going to be the 10:30. The time for the second then dropped tWo games and fell session Will depend entirely upon a, plus'80 members of the Leesburg, Va. Lions Club will league champions. [ [ back imo third place behind the the we~hter conditions. If the for dining and the racing program to follow. A very Tomahawk, Bakerton and Lee- i Host TOW~O~ Su~d~y [ Indians and Giants. Bat they won weathex is not too hot, Coach Lu* ar party-night spot we would say.. town kept the thr_e,~way league their next ten games in a row man said, he plans to give his .--------.--- race to the winner s circle just I The AH-Star team of the Jeff- I to move ahead of both .the Indians boys about an hour and a half , . . as tight Sunday as it has ever l erson National Little League, will Jand Giants and w,i~ the crown rest after the first session and =ED S RIELY, who makes his home m Charles Town, but been by scoring victories. ] play host Sunday afternoon on [ by a margin of three full games, his racing knowledge with that of the Messers CA)hens And this Sunday the two top ] the Little League diamond ~t the ! with a 13.2 mark. then go back for Might twodmur Race Course, is in Saratoga Springs, N. Y. this teams - - Tomahawk and Baker- ~Legion field, to a team of All-, The Indians finished second session at about 11:30, winding attending the annual yearling sales, set for August ton will meet in a big and crucial In a 36 hole match against chal the 3th h(/le. They both had very Stars from ~he Townson (Md.) with a 10.5 record and the Giants up the drills for the day about game on Che Tomahawk diamond, lenger Mary Ann Hammann, long drives b~ Nancy dubbed L~ttle League. Game time will were a close third ~ith a 9-6 or 1:30. The second session will "" And while the dead, lock over the Nancy RoCh defended and re- her second shot while Mary Azm be 2 p m l mark. cons~t only of running plays, tained the title of Women's elmm played steady. However, Nancy's - -"- ": ........... [ T, he Cub ..... kickiahg, passing, etc. and the boys ]l] I MORISON, telling us that the local Legion Post iS league lead =is bound to be broken pion of Sleepy Hollow Club, for third shot was a few feet past the ex~e~eh~l~a~mag+~m~ oD~t~l' ~,t Is! tori'es in t~eS~:::aw:ePa~ ~tVlC" wtll l~ot be wearing full football by Jhis battle, Leetown could . . . " r bit v ~ ,~ ........ -o~,,~ , gear as for ~he nmrning session. to, a a bus to the WVU Maryland football game on move in with a victory and make the fifth consecui|ve year. Both pm and she sunk ,it FO a die I .... h^ T,~ ..... D^.,. v ..... ~ defea~n~, tho la~-n|seo ~,i,~,~ g - ' " 3 a ...... =~= ............. ~ .-~;u= ' o .......~ ............ Should extremely hot weather pre players had to defeat two free four to wm the match nd 2 ......... : Brave 2 ~, ^.. ,,.,. ~o. ...~ 15th: "Was talking to Jennings Randolph the other it an aven tighter three-way race. opponents to reach the final play Following are the other flight ';?2oy y 22 i :;iZ va , however, the second pr c ce C told him that you had forsaken baseball for golf. The largest crowd to witness a ur~,,q,, ,~; .... .,, ~.~ ,~.^ ~=.., the ihnal game of the 1966 season ~i l that generaly happens to gentlemen with advancing T~i:County game this season, is off champions: ~ ........... ~ ..... :.-~, .... ses&~ion will be hetd from 5:30 As for me, Max, I'm still in the Pepsi-generation.' . . expected to be at the Tomahawk Friday, 5th, they play- First Flight- Betty Steffie; run mee"t'~ o~" t~hetwoU,,=on~'=lea~u~ from the Indians by a 7-1 score, until 7 p. m. in eveaing, diamond Sunday to see Toma- ed the first 18 holes Mary Arm her-up PoLly Moore t "~"~ "-- " ~ ~ . .sX Jimm" W-~ker o"e ~f*h^ le~ Coach Lutman said, ' - ' earns, me ~aarms Town I.ittle , ~ ,u , ~ ~ ~ - N~W COACH ARRIVES Ruth about that.., hawk and .Bakegton battle each was 2 up after five holes then Second FiJ~fl~t - Jane Stone; run ~ ~o=,=,~ ,,,m ~,~ ,.~..~.... h.^ gne'.~ ton r~t~,h~r~ ~nnd i~ n fi~ ]~ Ph;l{~ other for the No. 1 spot ................... v "~ ........ Townson boys in a roturn game mt~er, stoppea the Indians a another new