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/ your listl You can add to your account by mail. So MAIL IT IN--anytimel We now pay 3 % Interest on all Savings Accounts We also offer 4% Certificates of Deposits ers. Or a least it was not their shining hour as the:/ had hoped it would be when they invaded ' Hamp~Jlire County to open their 1966 season by providing the op- position for the Hampshire County High Trojans, who were ~flso opening their season. The Panthers wont, and they saw, but they didn't conquer, instead they suffered a 254) defeat at the hands of the Trojan horses. But for more than a half of the battle they gave Coach Roger Parker's Trojans a lot of worries. But then Parker had his boys switch their attack from land to the air, and that was When the Trojans actu~ly caged the Panthers, Coach Doug Lutman's debut as the new Charles Town High head mentor was not the rousing suc- cess he had hoped it would be, but nether did his Panthers make R a dismal disappointmen~ him, nor their large crowd ft~ardent followers who made trek over the mountains to Remind, Haml~hire County drew first scoring blo0d-in the battle, hitt- ing for a touchdown midway the first period on an eight:yarn rt~ on a bootleg play by Trojan quarterback Steve Davis. The try for the extra point was, missed. The Panthers didn t loose hear# by this turn of events, however, and they came on strong, so strong in the a~ond quarter they completely outplayed the Trojans and for most of the time had them backing up into their own territory. But early in the third period, the Panthers, saw a missed block and a bad pass from center net only stop a goalward drive they had initiated in the second-half kick-off, b~ cost them the hall on their own two-yard-line. Two plays later a second Hampshire County touchdown, with Jack Wright, a big sophonmre reserve q~e~back, sc~ing from the two-yard line. Ls~ in the second period Charles Town had moved for the first time in the ~ game to Hampshire but a pass Alkire, ~pped.the Panther drive. The Pm~bers were again on the march early i~ the third per- led when a cotrple of mistakes hit them. But after that Coach Park- ~er/d~ ~ t~m' to take to the air, and from then on Hamp- ; Jd~ire O~tut cor~trolled much of the offensive fireworks. Late in the third period three successful pas~es thrown by Wright, the la~ one Dave Whipp, big end, gave the t~rd score of time the try for ext~ place kick was good and Hamp- shire County ha~l moved into a 19-0 lead. The scoring pass play oover 16 ANOTHER OFFENSIVE SPARK Gharles Town picked up an- other spark of offensive life in the early part of the fourth per- iod when b~ Donnie Specht fell on a Hampshire fumble on the Trojan 34-yard line. But on the very next play Mike Timbrook intercepted a Panther aerial and the offensive spark was snuffed OttO. After this turn of events, Wright again started filling the air with passes and he completed five, one going to little Gary Fuller for the fourth and final Trojan tot~chdown. Then with both the Hampshire County and Charles Town line-ups sprinkled heavily with reserves, Charles Town kicked up another His Varsity Debut Was Auspidous One GLENN HINTON Undoubtedly one of the most outstanding rookies in either the Charles Town or Hampshire Cou- brief offezisive punch, moving for ~ line-ups for last Friday two first downs, but again a night's gr~d battle, was Glenn Panther fumble stopped the H.ir~ton, the 155-pound 5-10 soph- drive, more halfback, whose Varsity de- While it was a frustrating even- but for the Panthers was an auspi ing for the Panthers in that they cious one. Glenn was not only lost the bail five times on ~umb- les, and pass interceptions, and but he they made numerous other mis- and p~..atching takes, it was also an encouraging offense. one in many respects. It brought to light several potential new stars on the Panther Club in Leeds Corbin, Glenn Hinton, Donnie Spech~ ,and Alex: Dole- man. Corbin, a rookie quarter- back, turned in an outstanding job, both in passing and directing the team; Hinon proved to be one of the scrappiest and most explosive ball players on the field; Specht showed that even though a rookie in the Panther defensive line, he is going to be hard to handle this season; and Alex Doleman, showed on at least two differerrt occasions, that if he can get by that line of scrim- ma~, he is going to be hard to stOp. The action favored Hampshire Coum'y in three quarters, with Charles Town dominating the play tn the second period. While Hampshire Cou~y had a wide edge in the net amoun of yard- age gained, 198 to 126, the Troj- ans picked up 134 yards in the air by completing eight of 14 passes, while Charles Town, who lacks experienced pass receivers, hit for only five of 20 passes good for 49 yards. Physically the Panthers came through the b~ttle in very good shape and al'l the boys should be ready for the next battle Friday nigttt, barring unforseon injuries in 'the practi~e drill~ this week. The vRal statistics on the game favored Haxnpshire County, but no~ by much, at least not as much as the score might indicate. FALL FIX-UP B~ore abandoning your wood deck for the winter, be sure to clean out the spacing between deck boards so winter rain can drain through. Easiest way is to run a piece of stiff cardboard between the boar&. Although head cavch Harry Barker lost some good boys as ,a result of last June's graduation, there is not to~ much grid gloom a~ound the West Congress street school these days, because when the eali was sounded last week for candidates for the 1966 squad, among the crop of some 58 boys w~ho reported were 11 experienced lettermen from the fine 1965 team. Head Coach Barker and his assistant Norman Howell, must feel some real relief in knowing tl~t they have 11 boys to use as a firm and experienced nucleus for the Junior High Varsity. Coach Barker said tiTis week that he had cue the squad to 34 boys so as to hove more time to get his team ready for the opening game set for Wednesday night, Sept. 14, at 7:30 on the Charles Town High field. The little Panthers will play an eigh~ game schedule this season, meeting such other schools as Musselman, Harpers Ferry, North High of Martinsburg, Berkeley Springs and Handley. The line will be heavier and more experienced this season than last since seven of the letter men back are linemen, weight figures released by Coach Barker strew. Coach Barker said it now ap- pears that he will, however, have to use a new an inexperienced boy at quarterback, with Walter Lloyd a 157-pound 7th grader now having the inside track for this post. He is one of the fifteen 7th graders who will be on the.Junior ~igh Varsity. And he is the only seventh grader who to date, has been able to make the starting line-up. WILL BE SEEING ACTION Other backs who wiR he seeing a lot of action are Dewey Whit- more, MarShall Williams, Lawson McIvor and George Fletcher, all veterans, all 8th graders. Listed as pos~ble s~rters on the front wall are: big Larry Carr 6-~-6 in 203-pound 8th grader at one end and possibly Mike Cotta, a 140 at the other. Alvin Brown, a~c 233 pounds and Ronnie Marcus a.t 160 ,at the tackles slots; Steve Bennett, and Donald Pierson, b~th ~t 140 at the guards. The center will be of course be the veteran Dean Viands, who tips the scales at 197 pounds. Other veterans hack from last year's team are: Clayton Anders, James Barr, Wayne Barren, who is expected to see a lot af service at tackle; Allan Brady, Gary Gray who is also expected to see some line action; Peter Hills, Bruce M~ler, Calvin Stokes, all 8th grad- er$. 04~hers on the squad, all 7th graders are: Doug Allara, Steve Clendening, David Dorsey, David G~assford, Dennis Magaha, John M~conoughey, Grey Mills, Mac Nichols, Jerry Rhodes, Frederick Russell, Bruce $inghas, James Walker, Wayne Walker and Jam- es Wiltshire. The compIete schedule as ann- ounced by Coach Barker will be as fol~lows: Sept. 14 - Frederick County, home 7:30 p. m. Sept. 21 - Musselman, away, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 - Harpers Ferry, away, 4p.m. Oct. 5 - North High, Martinsburg, home, 7:30 Oct. 12 - Musselman, home, 7:30 Oct. 19 - Berkeley Springs, home, 7:30 Oct. 26 - Handley, away, 4 p. m. Nov. 2 - Harpers Ferry, home, 7:30. The Harpers Ferry High Tigers the one nuRiied Strasburg score o~Red their 1966 season Friday ane one threat which Harpers night with an invasion of Stras- Ferry kicked up in the final p~r- burg, Va., and v~hile it was not led wl~ich stalled on the StraSburg a victorious b~tle they waged, the Tigers did meet with reasom able success, enough of i,t to gain a 0-6 tie and serve warning on the rest of the opposition they are going to be tough, at least defensively. The fine defensive play of the~ Harpers Ferry line, made i~c poss~ ible for their new head Coach Howard Jacl~son to make his coaching debt~t at least a partially successful one, since R was an all veteran team which he sent his Tigers out to face. Both teams showed such de- fensive strength that the game proved to be strickly a defensive battle. As a matter of fact the two teams were so evenly match- ed that only once did either team seriously threaten to score. Stras- \ (From Page One) the Redskins don't play. heads up football all the way, then the final result could be the same.. It should be a humdinger- but our nod has to go to the Browns... COULD BE that the NFL's Western Conference race will come close to being settled Saturday night at Milwaukee when the Packers and Colts knuckle down i or the official opener, television and all. The Colts have been pointing to this one for months and the outcome should turn out to be exceedingly interesting... GOLF STORY: This didn't h ppen at Sleepy Hollow, but we heard the story there on Labor Day: There was a terrible -tempered golfer with a reputation for breaking his clubs. Playing the 18th hole one afternoon, he whacked a hand- some drive to within 125 yards of the pin. After studying the situation and the wind, the golfer asked the caddy which club he should use. "A two or three iron, sir," was the reply. "Two or three l" the golfer roared. "From here?" You've been out in the sun too long, boy." "I'm sorry, sir," the caddy responded, "But that's all we've got left."... LARRY BUCKNER, one of the bright-looking prospects for the VPI freshmen football squad and a real star with the vatm d Clarke County Eagles, will make his eollege debut on September 23 at Morgantown against the little Mount- aineera.. SHENANDOAH DOWNS, where 1,500 box lunches were sold at the Labor Day double-header racing program, is en- joying a nightly handle average of $402,751, up some 22 percent from last Summer's meet---and you can take it from us, that's pretty fair handlin' for any short ov long track in the country today... HIGHLEY RODERICK, our financial expert, says: "Help 0 ~" stoup out iufl tion; briag ede te m ... 20-yard line. In this drive the Tigers moved 30 yards before their offensive push bogged down It was a 25-yard pass play from Quarterback Lee BaUenger to end Kenny Fauble, that proved the key play in this drive. While the Tigers failed to cross the Strasburg goal line, they did come back to Jefferson County with the best in the statistics which showed Coach Jackson's boys had chalked up a total of 67 yeards rusing as compared to 40 for Strasbtwg. The Tigers also had 41 yards passing to 18 for Strasburg despRe the fact Lee Bal,lenger completed only three of nine pa~ses. Lorne Pope ,the big veteran tackle on the Tiger defensive team, was far the defensive star of the game, while ends Charlie Fox and Chip Taulton, also turn- ed in fine defensive efforts. The statictics were as follows: STATOSTICS Strasburg Harpers Ferry 10 First Downs 5 40 Net Yards Rushing 6 7 2-7 Passes 3-9 18 Passing Yardage 41 0 Intercepted By 1 2 Punts 3 0 Fumbles Lost 3 20 Yart~, Pemalized 9O Panflz -. FROM PAGE -- I day night against Hampsire Cou- i~ty. He said he ptlans to move big Jo'hn Shockey from guard to end on the defense and shove Richie Mills in~ Shockey's spot. ~il]s played only on the offense last week. A change or two may also be made in the Panther defensive backfield, LUtraan said, but that will be about the extent of the ~es. worth, a 5.10 senior ~ 168 pounds a~ the end posts; Gregory Pratt, a 6-1 and 215 pound senior and R. Ba lett, a i88 pound jun- ior at ~ tackles; W. EllifrRz, a lC~pound senior and K. Pyle~, a 184 po~t~d senior at the guard posts and E: WflHamson, a 221- pound senior at center. The of2elisive bacl~..teqd for the Torrmdoes will be T. ~andis, 170 pound senior at quarterback; Clar ence Hart, 165-pound senior at one halfback post; Stephen Stan- silawczyk, a 160-pound senior a~ the other halfback post and Harley S~ggers, a 200-pound jUn- ior at fullback. All but one of this team are seniors. Last season the Keyser boys capRalized on Charles Town's poor punting and fumbles to score a 254} victory over the'Pan- in Kewe.r. WRENTCHING OUT THE WINNERS .... By .... Don Rentch The schoolboy football pot has once again been brewing all week and so once again we approached the three wRChes to get them to tell us what they could see among st the boiling and smoking brew in the gridiron ket-tle. And after grumbling a bit because their predictions of last week were not more accurate than a 1-1-1 ave- rage, they ventured forth with these predictions of things to come on the football battle fields this week-end. WRCh No. 3, who missed on her predictions on the Charles Town ~igh-Hampshire County games last Friday, said she thought she could do better this week, but that wCnat she hod to say would not be to the taste of the Oharles Town High Panthers, and their loyal followers. Well, what is it you have to say thane they won't like we asked. Well all I can see for the Panthers she said, is another defeat and it could be by a 20-6 score. Now what's cookin for Mussel- man and Hancock Friday after- noon we asked? Well she replied let me run down Wh~t I see in the botlin~g cauldron for the rest of Friday's action. Musselman is too green and too light for the Hancock boys this season so it should be Hancock 21-6. Berkeley Springs 26 Ridgeley 0 "l~he Indians are really on the warp~tth this season and they won't be stopped this week. Hampshire County 21 Allegany 14 - The Trojans are far better this season than had been expect- ed. They will win in the air. Beall 21 Petersburg 0 - Coach Jerry Calhoun's boys from Bea.li High will have just too much for an inexperienced bunch of Vik- ings. Boonsboro 19 Thomas Johnson 6 - The Warriors of Boonsboro are n~t powerful this season, but they will have too much for the new Frederick School to cope wi, th. Frederick ~6 - Loudoun Valley 7 - The Keydets will have too much powex, for the Virginians to stop. Loudoun CourRy 6 Garfield 13 "Phe boys from down near Wash. ington will be just too much for Loudoun County. Shepherdstown 13 - W. Va. Deaf 6 - - The Cardinals may no~ win too many this season, but it look's like they will get this one. James Buckhanan 19 - Harpers Ferry 13 - The Pennsylwnians will once again be too big and too experienced for the Tigers to cor~t~in. Martinsburg 13 Handley 7 - The Bulldogs may not have as much this season as in the past, bat they will still have enough to take the measure of a Handley team wl-dch they badly defeated last se~son. Cardinals--. FROI~ PAGE -- I back. Coach Kessel said he plans to use Ricky Wright, a 155-pound veteran senior, star of last year's team ~t one end post; and R~ughn Russell, a 144-tmund junior, a vet- eran of last year's team at the other end position. Koldiag down the tackles posts will be Edward Williams, a 188. pound veteran sophomore and Paul Brown, a 152-pound junior rookie. The guard~ wK1 be Van- ~n Russell, a 140-pound junior, who saw some service last season and Max Moore, a 160-pound vet- eran sorrier. And getting the start in_g nod for the ceater post will be of course the veteran Johnny Miller. Coach Kessel s~id Danny Hill. ~, a 186-pound senior will move the Cardina,l line-up as one of ~e defensive tackles, and Mark OsboBrn will be the only change in the backfield on the defense. Other members of the 33-man C~rdinal squad are: William Jenk ins, a junior; Charles W~infery, Charles McDonald, and Donald Dots0n, sophomores, and Rocky Boor, Gary Thomas and John Fra- ley', freshmen as backfield men. Other linemen are: Mike Smith a junior and Donald Smith, a sop ho.nmre as center candidates; KSe Oolbert, a junior; Ronald Branson, and Tom Ingrain, sopho mores and Gary Walsh, a fresh- man as guards; Lee Snyder, a senior and Darrell Knotts and Roger H~pewell o's tackles; Harry Waller, a junior; James Graves, Danny Graves, sophomores Alhn Knotts, a freshman as an~ candidates. Tiger ., From Page I-B more protection this week in his passing game and if this happens, there should be real improvement in the Tiger offensive punch. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCA'I THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1966 Coach Jackson said he was very much impressed and pleased with the fine defensive perfor- mance the Tiger forward wall gave in Strasburg and that he expects it to show even better this week against the Pennsylvanians. FRIDAY, SEPT. 9 Keyser at Charles Town, 8 p. m. Musselman at Hancock, 2 p. m. Berkeley Springs at Ridgeway, 2 p.m. Allegany at Hampshire, 8 p. m. Bruce High at Moorefield, 8 p. m. Beall High at Petersburg, 2 p. m. Chambersburg at North Hagers. town, 8 p. m. Boonsboro at Thomas Johnson, Frederick Frederick at Loudoun Valley High Loudoun County at Gar-Field Strasburg at Elkton SATURDAY Shepherdstown at W. Va. Deaf, Romney, 2 p. m. James Buchanan at Harpers Fel~y, 2 p. m. Martinsburg at Handley, 2 p. m. Waynesboro at South Hagerstown 8p.m. Jame~ Wood at Albemarle ClaAe County Romps Over Warren Counfy 24-0 In Opener The Clarke County High Eagles, who for years have had n~hing but a winning habit, demonstrat- ed to a huge crowd of hometowns fans ,and the Warren County High gridmen Friday night they still have that winning habit and possibly an even stronger one this year than in the past by wall toping their Virginia rivals 24-0 in the 1966 opener for both teams. It was the 48th victory for Clarke County in the past 50 games. It was a newcomer to the Clarke County team, halfback Joe Wi,lson a transfer from Johnson Williams High which has been closed, who carried the brunt of the offensive a~ack for Clarke County. He scored on touchdowns runs of seven and 29 yards and picked up By Barbara Nine ladies enjoyed la last week and the gan~ "HIGHEST AGGREGAT]~ HANDICAP." The word gate means (I looked it I didn't know) a collectio~ iculars into a mass or s~ we collected all the Eagle~ Pars and Bogies we could nine holes (using handicS summed them up, going o~ the" following points: Et Bird 8; Par 7; Bogie 5. Tt est aggregation won ("tl~ if you use a word three t~ yours - I now own agg~ Ruby Propst was high aggregate points and Mar let came in a close seco; 60. Marge Brown won lo~ with 16. No one in my thing, but we were busy and assisting Nancy m