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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE ] l THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 1978 urf Motel Beaten In Finals Regional Fast-Pitch Tournament ,,,,llllll sPo00Ts ,,ll ROUGH GOING -- Dave Wilt, Jefferson 's outstanding race car driver, who has right in the thick of the battle for the p of the Challenger Class of auto at both the Winchester, Va., and Md., Speedways, had a rough time week. Dave, who was leading in the Division at Winchester, got bumped Sunday at Winchester, and as a result, finish any better than third. At the Speedway Saturday night, Dave some bad luck in a race that appeared to more a demolition derby than a car and as a result he finished up 7th place in race. REPORT AT CLARKE COUNTY -- Last when head football coach Frank Oliveto candidates for the 1978 Clarke County squad, he must have been pleased on hand a record turnout. A total of 45 boys more than in the past several seasons, Oliveto said he expects a few more when school opens. Of the 45 boys lreported for the pre-season drills, 15 of them returning lottermen, which speaks well for in the 1978 season. "So far we are with the number of boys who have for the conditioning drills," Oliveto Coach Oliveto was quick to compliment who are trying out for the squad. He early over-all attitude of the boys has one of the highlights of the pre-season drills Oliveto stated. Of the returning let- with the Eagles, the offensive backfield al appears to be the greatest, Oliveto said . are to be suc .seasoa, the 18 sopnomores, wno are working, out team, have got to provide a great deal of FENCE INSTALLED -- As the second if a program to upgrade the football field at College, a four-foot high, chain link beeninstalled around the playing field. I new box is On the planning board for L season, it was pointed out. The Was constructed to improve crowd control the It will also insure better players and the spectators during games. It should also provide some for the surface of the playing field, in !it will Keep spectators and others from out the grass by walking on it. Some new :touches are also now to be put onto the The Ram gridders will open their 1978 September 9 in their home field against BROWN, TOP SEEDED -- Kurt the number one player for the Shepherd team, has been given the top seed Open Tennis Tournament, which y at the Tri-State Racquet Club Md. A native of Chambersburg, who recently won the Chambersburg met Michael Pressel of Hager- in his first match. A total of 48 an- Were received for the singles play. Play in and Women's Doubles will get un- Friday afternoon. Es TRAINER LEAD -- Frank Smith, Jr., up a winner on last Saturday night's to wrestle the lead for leading trainer Mercer, who has claimed the title at this year. Smith gained his 14th while Mercer has 13. James A. Palmer out two winners Saturday night and holds third with 11 while June Johnson and Hilton are tied for fourth with 10. ' LEADS JOCKEYS -- Larry Dupuy a two victory lead in the battle for leading at the Charles Town Summer meet, having 28 winners through the first 48 nights of stanza. Raymon Betancourt, with Ly night's card and Roger with one, are tied for second with 26 Moreno is fourth with 22 while amin'has 21. ELLINGTON ORCHESTRA -- The Town Races will present the Duke Orchestra, conducted by Mercer son of the late Duke, this Saturday The orchestra will play from 5 to 7 p.m., the first three races on the 10-race will be no extra charge for the or- prices of $1.50 grandstand and prevail. i Five Turf Players Named On All-Tournament Team, Jack Coulter Most Valuable Player The Turf Motel batsmen of the 8 by beating the Ashland, Ohio, Jefferson County Softball host tournament team by a 7-1 League, who won the right to score. participate in the tournament by But on Saturday morning they finishing sixth in the West lost their first game in the Virginia State Fast-Pitch Soft- double - elimination of tour- ball tournament staged in nament play to Hamilton, Ohio. Jefferson County the weekend of Sunday morning they came back August 5-6, came very close to to heat Upper Sandusky, Ohio, winning the Regional cham- byaT-lscore; and next defeated pionship last weekend in Hamilton,Ohio, by a 4-2 score to Ashland, Ohio, anda berthin the move into the semi-finals of national playoffs to be staged in California next week. The local Turfmen finished second in the Regional tour- nament, dropping a heart- breaking 2-0 decision to the Orville, Ohio, batsmen, "last year's defending Regional champions, in the championship game played Sunday evening at 7 p.m. in Ashland: The local team returned to Charles Town about 5:30 Monday morning, not only with the big Regional runner-up trophy, but five members of the team also brought back a host of individual honors with them. For instance, Jack Coulter, outstanding outfielder for the Turfmen, was named as the most valuable player in the Regional tournament and also a member of the Tournament All- Star team. Jack batted a terrific .565 average in the six games which the Turfmen played during the period of Friday night and Sunday night. Sonny Longerhefim,.one of the four outstanding pitchers on the mound staff of the Turfmen, was named as the most outstanding pitcher on the Tournament All- Star team; Wayne Johnson, first baseman for the Turfmen, was named as the All-Star team first baser-n; Wayne Grimm,- shortstop for the Turf Motel, was also named as a shortstop on the All-Star team and Jack Coulter and Marty Braithwaite, were named as outfielders on the All- Star team. Another Jefferson County team, the Thoroughbreds, who finished fourth in the State Tournamefit herel battled tir" way into the quarter-finals of the tournament before losing. They finished fifth in tournament play. The Turfmen opened their tournament play Friday night at tournament play. In their next outing Sunday afternoon, the Turfmen beat a Jefferson County team -- the Thorough- breds, by a 7-2 score, to move into the finals of tournament play. In the championship game the Turfmen lost a heart-breaker with both of the runs scored against them coming via the unearned run route. It was three costly errors in the 4th frame that gave the Ohio batsmen their two runs and eventually the tournament championship. Gene Pyne, who hurled the championship game for the Turf Motel, gave up only three hits and none of them came in the fourth frame when the Ohio batsmen scored their runs. The Turf batsmen also had three hits, two of them by Jack Coulter and the other by Donald Nell Noland, but they could not push over any runs. Rich Fugate, who pitched a perfect ball game earlier in Regional play, went against the Turfmen in the championship, and his offerings were too tough for the Turf batsmen to solve. The Turf Motel team is sponsored by the Turf Motel of Charles Town and is managed by John Snow and coached by Ronnie Marcus. Making up the roster of the Turf team are: Archie Camp- bell catcher; Gene Pyne, Sonny Longerbeam, Randy Hough, Todd Magaha, pitchers; Larry Fritts, first baseman', Donald Nell Noland, first baseman; Danny Nnd, Barry Grim, tmd Charles "Fuzzy" Starliper, second basemen; Wayne Johnson, third baseman; Jack Coulter, Marry Braithwaite, Mike Kidwiler and Tommy Mercer, outfielders, and Ronnie Marcus, coach. Kearneysville Alberts Division i Winners In SIo-Pitch League SLO-PITCH LEAGUE FINAL STANDINGS AMERICAN DIVISION TEAMS W L Albert's 16 5 Blue Ridge 14 7 Moose Club 948 12 9 Summit Point 40 II Bakerton 3 18 NATIONAL DIVISION Albert's won the regular season championship in the American Division of play and as of Monday were still unbeaten in the playoffs. Summit Point and the Charles Town Moose Club were to have played Monday evening to determine who will have the right to meet Albert's for the division championship. TEAMS W L Kearneysville 12 2 All Mountain 14 7 Wines Racing Stables II I0 Millville 4 17 Job Corps 0 21 In the National Division of league play, Kearneysville won the regular season crown and also came back to beat down the All Mountain Bld boys twice to win the division playoffs and Regular season play in the Jefferson County Slo-Pitch Softball League has been completed and now it is into the )ost-season playoffs. Youths [Participate Cross :Country Sessions Two Jefferson County youths were among twenty-six who attended a week-long cross country camp held early in August at Shippensburg, Pa., State College. They were Garland Engle, son of Mr. and Mrs Shannon Engle of Kearaeysville; and James Crane, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Crane, 301 East Washington Street, Charles Town. Both are students at Jefferson High School.' also earn the right to meet the winners of the American Division of play in the post- season playoffs to determine the over-all league winners. THOROUGHBREDS PRESENTED 4th PLACE TROPHY IN FAST-PITCH STATE TOURNEY The Thoroughbreds of the Jefferson County Fast-Pitch Softball League, finished fourth in a field of 29 teams who participated in the West Virginia State Fast-Pitch Softball Championship playoffs, staged on four separate Jefferson County diamonds, the weekend of August 6-7 and also Sunday, August 13. The Thoroughbreds were knocked out of tournament play on Sunday, August 6, when they dropped their second game in the double elimination style of tournament play. And in the above picture, Tom Coffin, of Charles Town, District Director of the W. Va. State Softball League, who directed the local tournament, is shown left, presenting the large fourth-place trophy to Jim Shipe, manager of the Thoroughbreds. Four other Jefferson County teams made outstanding showings in tour- nament play, with the Discount Car batsmen of Charles Town, finishing 5th; the Turf Motel team of Charles Town, 6th; Bakerton, 7th, and the Moose Club finished 8th. (Photo by Jerry Frutkoff) MEN'SGOLF The camp provided par- ticipants with the opportunity to learn running techniques from instructors who have ex- perienced all levels of national competition as runners and coaches. Paul Kaiser, head cross country and track coach at Shippensburg, directed the camp. Complete techniques were emphasized, including nament schedule. Chairman race strategy, building a Johnny Pr0pst turned in a brilliant effort to make the visit positive self image, clothing and of the touring V.F.W.'ers a diet tips and specific training memorable one. Following the rout!nes for the beginning, in- golf matches the players were termediate and advanced feted and feasted in grand stages.  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Leading the list of local winners were the teams of Charlie Clendening - Lloyd "Jr.' Jones, Oliver Kastle - Rusty Stevens, Billy Boggs - Larry Ambrose, Costy Caras - William Merriman, Del Brady Al Begeman, and Charles and Merle Johnson. Despite the heroics of" the above, Sleepy Hollow fell short in their attempt to end the domination of the Marylanders. Once again the affair was the social highlight of the tour- fashion. Among the point getters for Sleepy Hollow were Earl Allara - Tom Bowers /2, Jim Brand - Johnny Hines 1%, Steve Roth - Keith Kave 1, Russell Miller - John Propst P/2, Rick and Ray Blackford /2, Charles Clen- dening - Lloyd Jones 3, Oliver Kastle - Rusty Stevens 3, 'Lee Bournjat. John Simons 2%. Also contributing points were Marvin Payne - Harry Dorsey I, Billy Boggs - Larry Ambrose 3, Costy Caras - William Merriman 3, Del Brady - A1 Bogeman 3, Wells Fargo- A1 Blackford I, Ed Muse- T. A. Ramey I%, Charles Johnson - Merle Johnson 3, and Steve Anderson - Grog Stevens /2. Earlier this spring the Sleepy Hollowers dropped a 51/z - 14% match at the V.F.W.'ers Frederick course. Buzz Roderick, the visitor's team manager once again came up with a winning combination in the friendly rivalry. Four more events remain on the Sleepy Hollow tournament schedule. Next Sunday August 27 is the Ladies Florida Scramble; September 3, the annual Father- Son tournament; September 16- 17 is the Fall Member-Memher affair, with the curtain dropper on 1978 special activity events coming on October 1 with a Turkey Shoot scramble. [F00t Pitch Make-Up Schedule Announced I Tom Coffin, who heads up the [Jefferson County Fast Pitch I Softball League, has announced i the schedule of make-up games for the league. Thursday, Aug. 24...Tyeryars vs. Thoroughbreds, 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27...Discount Car vs. Turf Motel, 1 p.m.; Bakerton vs. Thoroughbreds, 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28...Moose vs. Thoroughbreds, 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29...Tyeryars vs. Turf Motel, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30...Moose vs. Bakerton, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31...Thorough- breds vs. Bakerton, 6:15 p.m. WINCHESTER Park Tennis Pixie Is Saturday The Jefferson Memorial Park's junior tennis players picnic and swim party will be held at the park on Saturday evening, August 26, beginning at 5 ).m. with the swim party to follow. All tennis players bet- wean the ages of four and 18 who were enrolled in the youth tennis program at the Memorial Park this summer are invited to at- tend along with their families Persons who have not been contacted as to what food item to bring should call 725-8313. Tennis Awards Night At Park September 5 The Jefferson Counly Memorial Park tennis awards night will be held at the park tennis courts on Tuesday, September 5, beginning at 6:30 ).m. The following players and-or will ,receive trophies for their efforts this past summer: the Lions team who won the regular season championship; the winners of the singles and doubles events in the team tournament; the winners and runners-up in the park singles, doubles, and mixed doubles tournaments; and several special awards. The players, families, and friends are en- couraged to attend this annual event. Nettm Win lOOth The Jefferson Park junior tennis team downed previously unbeaten Clarke County twice in action this past week and established three team records in the process. The Jefferson Park juniors finished the summer unbeaten with a 6-0 record. They had the best record in the newly formed Interstate Tennis Association junior division of play. These wins gave the Jefferson Park team a record of 100 wins as against only lS setbacks dating back to the teams beginning in 1966. On Augttt 15, the juniors the score of 14-8, Singles Wins were posted by Harry Barker, Carl Jackson, David Ramsburg, Monte Keiter, Kelly Colbert, Gary Leslie, Chris Smith, Chris Keiter, Sherry Keiter, Shannon Price, and Sidney Ramey. Doubles teams registering victories were: Kelly Colbert. Powell Owens, David Didden - Gary Leslie, and Richard Tyler. Chris Smith. The rematch at Berryville on August 18, proved to be a little closer especially in the early going but once again it was the Jefferson Park juniors prevailing over their Virginia neighbors by the score of 12-8. Winning singles matches were: Harry Barker, Kelly .Colbert, Gary Leslie, Chris Smith, Patrick Ramey, Sidney Ramey, Cheryl Potter, and Allison Ramey. Doubles matches were won by the teams of: Harry Barker - Rodd Ramey, Kelly Colbert - Gary Leslie, Catherine Whiting Kathy Lloyd and Laurie Hoffmaster - Cheryl Potter. VVVVVVVVVV'q LADLES' GOLF , NANCY RUTH ir "r -V- .,qr -It r I. -q .V,- -V  The first and second rounds of the Ladies Championship Tournament have been com- pleted. Lucille Robertson drew a bye, Edna Clendening defeated Lang Phillips, Dottle Gillwald drew a bye, Martha Smith defeated Ann Groves. Nancy Ruth drew a bye, Biddy Smoot won by forfeit over Jane Duffy, Margie Brown won over Girmy Nutzman and Charlotte Gano defeated Ins Merchant after nineteen holes. In the second round of the Championship Flight Lucille defeated Edna, Dottle defeated Martha, Nancy defeated Biddy and Margie defeated Charlotte. This will match Lucille vs. Dttie and Nancy vs. Margie in the semi-finals of the Cham- pionship Flight. In the first round of the First Flight Lang Phillips defeated Ann Groves and Ginny Nutzman defeated Ina Merchant. The finalists for this flight will be Lang vs. Ginny. Ladies Day for August 10th was a Blind Bogey Tournament. In this match each player selects her own handicap which when deducted from her actual score will end up with a score between 70 and 80. Jake picked a magic number which was 74. We had two winners. Martha Smith had a net 71 and Polly Moore had a net 77. Lucille Robertson han- dicapped herself right of of the match. She either picked too high a handicap or played too ell with an 8:i6-69 by wy of biriies on No. 16 and 17. Helen Wright won the ball for Low Putts. Several of the ladies were busy on foreign courses on Thursday, Aug. 17. At the Loudoun Valley Club Member-Guest Charlotte Gano and her partner came in fourth with a net 67. At the Opequon Club Member-Guest Margie Brown and her partner captured first place with a net 61. On the same day Lucille Robertson with Ethlyn Mc- Donald as her partner and Jane Duffy with this reporter as her partner played in the Holly Hills Two Lady Team Invitational We didn't win anything but we had a lot of fun and it was a very nice event. A date to put on your calendar -- Sept. 10. That is when the ladies of Sleepy Hollow will sponsor the* annual Florida Scramble. We will have only 3 men and 1 lady teams. Be sure to sign up early if you dn't want to get left out. Your E.quitable Agent knows about.. MORTGAGE INSURANCE FOR YOUR HOME DOUG LUTMAN cn.IIII,FS TOWN. IN. VA, (304) 725-2523 or (304) 263.8859 The Equtlaiole Life Assurance Society of the United Stales N Y N Y CRAB FEED CHARLES TOWN MOOSE Sunday September 3rd ' 3 til 6 TOYOTA, INC. .Dance 7til 11 Music by: WILD TURKEY Sales -- Service -- Ports ' $8 00 Per Person CRABS g DRAFT BEER Last Day for Tickets , AUGUST 27th Moose Members & Lady ONLY! 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