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September 1, 1966     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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September 1, 1966

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.... FOLIX)W YOUR FAVORITE TEAM---- m m m AND MANY OTHER SECTIONAL AREA TEAMS---- Featuring:- Previews. Predictions - By Don Rentch -- Keep On Top Of The Football Season With The m m m mm m SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE [iURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1966 SECTION--B .---- --- SPORTS SECTION --- ear Of Ford CARLI!N WILL BUILD MOUNTAINEER ATTACK AROUND 210-POUND RUNNER IShepherdst0wn (By DON, RENTCH) Two of Jefferson County s scholastic football teams .... Charles Town High's Panthers and the Harpers FemT High Tigers--will raise the curtain on their 1966 seasons Friday night. But both will open their football wars on the road, with Charles Town traveling to Romney to help the Hamp- shire High Pioneers open their 1966 season under the lights at 8 p. m.; and the Harpers Ferry g dders will be in Stras- burg, Va., for their opener, also at 8 p. m., under the lights. Shepherdstown High's Cardinals will not go into combat action until Friday, Sept. 9 In contrast to last year, when a heavy schedule of action occurred in this county when the grid curtain was raised, only one battle is scheduled to take place in the entire section Friday when the fimt blasts of the 1 9 6 6 g r i d wars are sounded. That battle will be taking place in Berkeley Springs at 8 p. m. with the Musselman High Applemen providing the opposition for the Berkeley Springs High Indians. Both Charles Town and Harpers Ferry will usher in a new era in football since both schools will have new coaching . The Charles Town High footballers will.raise the cur .ln on elr 1966 footbal season Friday night on the road. traveling to Romney staffs. It will be the beginning of the Lutman era at Charles to provlae the opposmon [or me Hampsmre ~ounty Hlgn Trojans WhO will area be opening their 1966 season. Game time will be 8 p, Town and the Jackson era at Harpers Ferry, with the new m. and a large crowd of both Charles Town and Hampshire County fans are being anticipated. Charles Town broke a four year jinx Panther head coach Doug Lutman, a veteran grid mentor, which Romney held over them last season and Friday night the P anthers will be going all out to gain their first vitcory over the getting his first baptism of fire at Charles Town, and Howard Trojans on th~ Romney battle grounds in five seasons. Members of the squad as shown above are: First row (left to rlght)-.Danny Jackson, the new head coach at Harpers Ferry, making his Mills, managel', Danny Nichols. Alvin Mills, Jimmy Hammond, Rob ert Painter, John Robinson, Mike Alvarez, Don Specht, Larry Hawk, coaching debut. Cliff Wilson, Bill Smith and manager Frankie Brackett. Second row (left to right) head coach Doug Lutmam Greg Johnson, Bobby Dolemen, Ran Whitmore, Nick Snyder, Richard Mills, Mike McKee. Sterling Wilt, Glen Hinton, Dewey Perks and manager Bill Webster, and assistant coach George Zamberlan. Back row (left to right)--Scott Whttmore, Lewis Doleman, Alex Doleman, Mike Kisner, John Shockey, ~s Corbin, Tom Mercer. RObby Cain. ........ ~ (Photo by Tim Sizm). "How do you see o~ar annual toil re and hu)uble bit for the county and section football teams? And cackled the first crone, well we don' have much brewing in the The mock drills have ended and The HarperT~erry High foot- pot this ~veek-end since only a Friday night the Charles Town balkers Will presen~ a mixture of few of the teams are venturing High Panthers gridmen will en- something old and something into comba,t action this early in counter the real thing when they new Friday night when they take September. The second crone go vchere~ the action is in Ram- their cast of 23 players on the drawled, "a~k us next week and ney to do battle wi~h the Ham- road to open their 1965 season, we migh.t have son l, ething real pshire High Trojans in the open- The Tigers will make .their debu.t exciting in the pot. The third ing skirmish of the 1966 grid uatndeSt/~hbeU~f~hVaa, t H~hm.SCho(~ History has repeated itself at Sleepy Hallow. For Joe, this crone did volunteer to lend usa wars for both teams. And this ............ helping hand even though the ...... ...... 1",__ ~ Sleepy Hollow Golf and Count~ marks his first victory at the (Thursday) Dang Lutman, new ~o)l~:nf~r~O~i.t~eWtan~ t;2o~:~ers Club as once again Bill Benton localgolf club. Merchant was at. WI~E~T(_~I-II~N~(~ action will be so limited, not head coach of the Panther team ~h .... ,~ ......... ,h ~^ ~,'2'.'_~ ~has won the championship of the tempting to win his second con- OUT THE VIN Uv nmch of a hand is needed. and his new assistant, George ard ~l"ac~so'n:'~t~enew'l~ea~ ~er club and once ~gain as was the secutive Flight Championship, ,, ,,,~,,o And here's the Way Crone No Zambe~lan, said "we feel and we ~' case last year, it was Meredith L - By 3 told us she could see the Friday hope that we have our boys ready Coach along wtth a number of p .......... hawng won the Fourth Fhght m ........ night happenings through the omn ne ae~ea~ea to wm tne 196 for the rough and rugged battle new faces who will be in the _, - " ....... 5. Servis jumped off to a big Y~r,~, D,,~,~ smoke rolling from the ~eaming T~ger hne-up. .. lead on the front nme and held - __ cauldron. ahead not only Friday night, but "" vzuD crown zor me secona con- aJ~LL Z~Ht~U sectttlve year in the nine weeks that will follow. The something old will be the ~emon" - smr~'~ea .... me cnampion- FREDERn to win theK DEFEATSmatch 3 and 2. The Pan,thers of Charles Town HALFBACK GARRETT FORD When the panthers make their some half dozen veterans of last .... IC I The three witches stopped their had a fine season last year and , sh~p match wsth a b~rdse on the fliPS KEY MAN ON MOUNTAINEER TEAM debu~, their new coaches will also y~iSne,~gera:e~ta~f~eJUdsc~ parfive first hole to take a lead SLEEPY HOLLOW 30-18 cauldron routine and broke for 1:hey look bigger, tougher and est Virginia's Southern Conference Football champions be making their debut at Charles who lavea the same which he never relinquished throf Sleepy Hol ow travel, led to Fred coffee and when they did we more polished this year, so they'll Town High. And Friday night's .::~_^ ~_ . ........ ughout the 36-hole match He end l crack VFW Golf Club and lost to posed this question to them -- -- TURN TO PAGE 2-4 Start this season with only one outstanding player but ~,~t,,. " e~ "h^ "Jr"* nin^ ~'^1 .......... " i the host Club by a 30-18' score on n apologies for experienCv ';t:hei s e el aO vJi e game will mark the beginning of ARhough somewhat late in Polen and the latter was ~la-uedI day August 28. Fredermk was a group of state sport " a new era in the history of Pan- ~. ~ ~ z ~ , v ,,. v~ u.c-up on Sun ther football - the Lu,tman era, arriv, in~g on ~he grid scene this wit~. ~.;.erJ,~ ..U+~ ~.+ .... ~' ~'^~^ I led by Pro Bill Gerring who shot $Pht r Spring| Coach Carlen singled out tailback Gaxrett And at Charles Town, like at any Ye~md~et~ at S~e~ervSr~hnO~1 to the cup, but failed to ~roll in a ~_n_e under par 69. R tro, g any in the ,;o,.try." other school, with the change o, Benton fired an even a " ' ,he host club ente ained le.I aCl told sports writers he'll keep the 210.pound junior busy a coaching staff usua,l~y comes University, Coach Jackson and his .. . . p r ~ on I e~v Hollow +- ~ fin- ~..~'~" .'1" .... new policies and a new system o~ assistant have been making up tne secona nine aria cmsed the ~t'e ...... ~:' ~'~'~'=? ?'"'~ fall with 25 to 30 carries a game. Flaying the game. And so it will- mornin's 18 holes -ith "' ~ cr the ma~cn. reuerzcK wi z] IMuI mohendor IPORTS NEWSw-& VIEWS ~or loss time the past ten days . g w a mree',b_ ............ be wRh the 1966 Panther team. u- lead e a~ ~xeepy nouow on ~e t 1~ by holding three daily drills And ~' ~ f . . . P W ile the 1966 Panther teamI " or a return this week there were indications l Polen opened the afternoon TWO MAN TEAItl "" I will not have an entirely new ] the Tigers just might provide a I round with a birdie to reduce the [ MAT~i look, since some half dozen of the [lot of surprises for their loyal[margin, but lost the 23rd hole to [ Players are asked to sign as a I T~0 C0~$ ~go~fom$ I faces in the starting line-up were [ fans and the opposition, not only I once again go down by three [ team for the first two man match ( [around last season and saw either ]in the Friday night opener, but ]under. I play tournament beginning Sept. I Two ~o|~ Do~h}$ ! full-time or part time action, a ] in other battles to follow. [ Ber ton increased the lead to 4 [ 5. This is the first year this type CK FLANIGAN, new principal at Harpers Ferry High lot of the old wilt be gone. Gone I Early in August when the pre- [ up on the 27th hole when he] of tournamen, is being played a~ I TWO TW~ t,]j$~@$ ~,;"Very easily qualify as a top football coach anywhere i will be -2 veterans of last year's ~ season condRioning proeram ~ot [ came out of the trap within 2 1 Sleepy Hollow and should prove his outstanding record as a coach at Magnolia High team, plus another 10 boys, who ] underway under the directionof [ feet of the pin and scored a par) popular. ) Orle A~|$sJoN Ool, Nev Martinsville, W. Va. before coming into our~ have been lost to the squad tmS lcoach Romine. and Robert Rizzo, [v~hile Palen failed to get his par l . . ~nr ,:: '. Could make Ferry head coach Howard Jackson a good: season because of either age, in- ] coach of the Harpers Ferry Jun. [ from just off the edge of theI Im ,h,t u e.. ] One.:: f.h r@e I juries, or scholastic difficulties, liar High squad, the grid nicture[gteen. Polen cut the lead to 3[ m~mn ~q~;un~ ~! ~zStant any time his services are needed... ' m And these losses have reduced ] was anything but a brigl~t one J with a birc~ie at the 29th only to [ _ [ ~05~ ~B~@$ ~ a~ ~ ~.~. ,I ORGE HILL, one of Ch;Trl 'Town High's all-time great'the Panther squad to just 28J And as late as August 15 when ilOse a brldie at the 30th. Polen I-Housewiv,~ Bowfin`, l boys, the smallest Panther ear-l season coraact drills began, onty|and 4 to play to win the 33rd) ..... catches is recuperating from a hip operation in St. sRy squad numerically in some]the actual rough and rugged nre [then charged 'back from 4 down l ~"~ ~ tLhs Hospital in Parkersburg and is getting along fine, years. ,17 boys had reported for practice , hole,with apar and 34th hole with[ Le,.L TH..,.I# , , .| our old friend, Gordon Eismon, in a letter to us this GONE FROM TEAM [But last week another six boys|a 10 birdie putt after hittting a~ ~$-~, m-,~,~---$e ~,~,ltm, v George was operate on at the University Hospital in I Gone from the fine Panther I showed up and boosted the num-~ fine trap shot to the green. Thet -- ! :.|*!1 , ,"t a .town and was taken to Parkersburg by his son, Skip, team of 1965 which scored a 7-0 I erical size of the squad to 23, or | match ended quickly on the 3~th ] --~,~,'~'""'~n~ .... m~-t,,s~ ........... w tnv ,,x he could be close by. George is on the faculty at victory over the Trojans, and [just one less than the number on[hole when Polen hit his second/v~' W .... :,~ .... n,~,H,~ ~ ....... the 1965 T ertg squad, snt in me ~rap and Bentn nut[ "'-"~'. ~ on Tuesday, ..... ~'~'"2"'"?~ "~"s"" [~ept om zu a m at IH ~7~~f~ College and Gordon says is worrying about starting7-3thenrecord,Wera aren tOsuchregisterboys ash Dou-fine [[ While the Tigers will definitely "]'failedhis'" shott 5 makefeet from_is the ..... pzn. Polen ~] me ...... tim ~oom riease=" " try" "'to "-'oe September 15. In our book a grand fellow and a gie Perks, a fine little quarter- the aSS of such outstanding ]Par and Bentonn2 tfe Ut:wia]there as we want to get started -"~ Coach .... I back; J~hn Shockey, the big half ) y ry na~l, secona team ,- . I th .... i I choosmg teams Brmg anyone m o t ze ea in some weeKoay mn ann l RTHUR KONYOT, world'f )us trainer of show horses back who returned a punt 28 [AU-Sta~ter and one of the tou~hes.t / e matcn ~:. , ....... __ . : yards to give the Panthers their |~nd bne~ al~de ~e~l inthe sec-] SERVIS WINNER I exercise. The only requirement is[ OtAl~t~ TOWN, WEST V~$#t#M SChooler of Arthur Gedfrey's "Goldie," will show 7-0 victory over the Trojans; | ; ry ~l ~ranviile] Joe Servis aeteated Carl Mer. ]the desire to join us, so you all TIR~( TO 2--B VO~l TO PAGE ~--B TURN TO PAGE 2-B _ chant to win the Fifth Fligh~ at ] come! i in i ii i