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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 1 1 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1978 SPORTS NEWS and VIEWS By DON RENTCH S PLAYING WELU-- Jeff who starred for the Jefferson High batsmen for the past two years before is last spring, got his first taste of baseball last Sunday and he liked it very So in fact that he was the star hitter of one of practice games which the Potomac Catamounts played against the West University batsmen in Morganstown. who enrolled at Potomac State this r was a designated hitter for the Catamounts opening game which Potomac State won 4-3 score, and it was his base knock in the frame which drove in the winning run for State. In the second game Reynolds right field and made a perfect pitch to plate to throw out a WVU runner at home Reynolds had a 2-5 batting mark in the games. 3 SPRING TOURNAMENT -- John head coach of the Jefferson High team is now in the process of planning a two-day four or six team high school tournament to be staged on the Jet- High diamond the latter part of April. said the tournament will be played on a and Saturday, Ramon's Pizza of Jet- Charles Town, helping to sponsor ent. Lowery said he is hoping to into Jefferson High four or six of the schoolboy baseball teams in the sec- and or area. LONG TIME COMING -- It had a dozen years since the Shepherd College footballers and Shippensburg (Pa.) State met on the gridiron and so Saturday at- the Rams managed to get some revenge the Pennsylvanians for that one-sided 33-10 they were handed by the Shippensburg in 1965. The Rams and Shippensburg first meeting on the gridiron in 1923, with the Raiders having won 14 encounters and now show seven wins. WILSON WILL BE DRFTED - football scouts continue to frequent College campus to watch films and Ram running back Wayne Wilson. Two y in the football office with coach Walter Barr and with One was from Tampa Bay Buccaneers, other represented several teams, having out of a central scouting agency for the Football League. The scouts are that if Wilson has a good season he will be drafted. LEADS RAM DEFENSE -- Senior Bruce Widdows led the Shepherd defense in lasl Saturday's battle with which the Rams won by a 14-10 Widdows had five solo tackles and 15 Ram defensive end Larry Salley was on 15 tackles and had one fumble recovery as one quarterback sack. GETS OFF ON RIGHT FOOT -- Ken freshman punter for the Shepherd College team, kicked himself into i full-time job last Saturday against the Ship- (Pa.)Red Raiders. The 6-2 and 235 from Springfield, Va., punted the ball for a total of 183 yards, for a 47-yard This average is expected to be among punting leaders. SES DEFENSIVE LINE - Coach Barr, had nothing but high praise for the play of the Shepherd defensive the Shepherd win over Shippensburg last Saturday. Barr said the defensive effective in cutting the Red Raiders. He said line did not execute it's blocking well as it is capable of doing. Accurate with figures? Like to meet the public? Want to earn extra money? I in |he H & R Bock income Tax Cou!s* i)eqmi!mg soon m you arPa to prepare Income taxes lo, yokrspIf yOut f,4ends and as a besl StOCltmlS erd for fred intormaon and Y in _ 1. II and area locahons cont,'t the office narest Vo' John Marshall Next Jefferson High Grid Opponent The Jefferson High School football team takes to the road again this week-end, trekking to West Virginia's Northern Panhandle for a Friday night encounter with John Marshall High School. The Cougars, now one and one on the season, will be taking on a club with an identical record. John Marshall won its opener, but was clobbered last Friday night by powerful Brooke County High School. Coach Jim Kessel, looking forward to future games, says his charges must come up with a sustained offense if they hope to post a winning season against stiff opposition. The Cougar defense has performed well, Kessel says. They've allowed the opposition only two touchdowns in as many games; and one of those was more of less of the "gift" variety. At the same time, the offense has looked good in spots, especially on the running of David Diehl from fullback and Quarterback Scott Walker; and an occasional well-thrown pass by Walker. The Cougar offensive tro9Ps lost a stalwart Friday night when Barry Davidson, a tackle who also played outside linebacker, was lost for the season. He had previously suffered a concussion, and a blow to the head against T-J prompted the team physician to recommend he hang up his football togs for good. Kessel said he'll set up his defenses to stop the passing attack expected to develop in John Marshall's slot offense. He pians no offensive changes in coping with the forty and fifty defenses employed by the host club. Elsewhere, Martinsburg High's Bulldogs will be on the road for the third consecutive week. They'll meet their first Tri-State League opponent, North Hagerstown, at School Stadium in Hagerstown Friday evening. Martinsburg, now 1 and 1 on the year, is feeling "high" after the 29 to 26 loss to heavily- favored Allegany High of Cumberland, Md., last Friday evening. And Coach Bob Kamensky is predicting a 9 and 1 season if Martinsburg doesn't suffer any undue injuries. North Hagerstown dropped its first game of the season to Boonsboro (Md.) High, in a non-league game. Musselman High, also 1 and 1 on the season, will host Tucker County in a game Friday evening at 8 o'clock at the Musselman High Stadium in Inwood. The Applemen, whipped by Berkeley Springs in the opener, found the formula for scoring success against Romney School For the Deaf, clobbering the visitors last Friday, 77 to 0. Hard-luck Hedgesville, with one tie and one loss, will be looking for its first victory of the year Friday evening at Hedgesville. But it will be no easy task because the opposition comes from an old and respected foe, Berkeley Springs, a winner in its only outing of the year. On the college scene, the Shepherd College Rams, 14 to 10 victors over Shippensburg State last Saturday, will be on the road, playing Saturday night Glenville, West Virginia, a 14- 12 winner over Richmond, takes on the unenviable task of playing the SonneTs of Oklahoma at Norman, Oklahoma, Saturday afternoon. Cougars Post First Win; Musselman Wins; Bulldogs Lose A miscue helped bring Jet- Martinsburg started the ferson High's Cougar's victory second half by scoring in nine Martinsburg came within an ace plays. Dave Cole did the honors; of scoring an early-season up- John Cole ran for two points over set; Musselman had a romp; left guard, and Martinsburg led and Hedgesville lost on the last 28 to 20. But in the fourth play of the game in last week's quarter, Allegany put together a Eastern Panhandle scholastic 70-yard-scoring drive that saw action. Robinson score the touchdown Jefferson picked up a 12 to 7 and Bruce Snyder kick the extra triumpover Thomas Johnson at point that iced the decision. Frederick; Martinsburg was Martinsburg, now 1 and 1, will edged by Allegany, 29 to 28, at clash with North Hagerstown at Cumberland, Md. ; Musselman School Stadium in Hagerstown, went on a scoring spree to stop Friday evening. Romney School For the Deaf, 77 Elsewhere, Musselman High's to 0; and Hedgeville, with Applemen, beatenin their initial victory in its grasp, was beaten start with Berkeley Springs, byFrancis Scott Key of vented their early-seEiton Frederick, 12 to 7, on a last- frustrations .on a hapless second touchdown. Romney School for the Deaf. In In the Jefferson-TJ game, the posting the 77 to 0 win, Coach Cougars and the Patriots Danny Prices' charges scored in engaged in a defensive battle every period, and the bench was throughout. TJ scored first, in emptied. Musselman, now 1 and the second quarter, when 1, tackles Tucker County at Quarterback John Pazdersky hit Musselman Stadium at Inwood. Tight End Mike Rinehart on a 65- Finally, Hedgesville High's yard pass play. Mike Shipley Eagles, with victory in their kicked the extra point, grasp, were leading Francis Jefferson's first tally came Scott Key, 7 to 6, late in the when Quarterback Scott Walker fourth quarter on Bobby Sowell's bulled over from the three yard sneak over from the two and his line. But the two-point con- extra point from placemenL All version try was stopped short, this happened with 2:50 In the third period, the remaining in the game. Cougars got the break they'd Bizarrelike, Hedgesville been looking for. Jefferson grabbed off an errant Scott Key punted from the TJ 40 and, when pass and appeared to have TJ's safety man bobbled the things locked up. But the hall, an alert Tim Yates scooped Marylanders kept stopping the up the pigskin and went two clock; Sowell kept falling on the yards for what proved to he the hall ; and the Eagles turned the winning score, pigskin over to the visitors with David Diehl had a good game one second remaining. That was for Jefferson, picking up 165 enough. Allen Bollinger hit John yard s on just 16 carries. Stewart with a pass in the end Jefferson, now 1 and 1 on the zone, and it was all over, Francis season, will go to West Virginia's Scott Key winning 12 to 7. Northern Panhandle Friday Hedgesvillewill host Berkeley evening for a contest with John Springs Friday night at 6 Marshall. o'clock. Turning to the Cumberland, .Ak....h..., .A A Md., encounter between Mar- w v'r-v'qrr vv-- tinsburg and Allegany, a game which Allegany was heavily LADLES' GOLF favored to win, the Bulldogs , came away tosers, 29 to 28, but W...--__- covered themselves with glory..  -- offensively at least. In that game, Allegany started out like gangbusters, scoring on the opening kickoff when Eric Taylor rumbled 95 yards for a score; then adding a second TD when Marshall Wayland threw 26 yards to Mike Bendix. But Martinsburg didn't quit. Randy Fulk went off tackle for .ow k '.z ' 31 yards, swept the right side for ff 35 yards, then hit Terry Jones for a two-point conversion. NANCY ROTH Allegany went right back into r the lead on a Wayland to Terry Sullivan pass; Martinsburg, Ooops! The Spirit has after recovering an Allegany again. The headline of last fumble, scored on a 33-yard toss weeks column did not match the was the defending champion not, as the headline stated, Nancy Roth. The Ladies Member-Guest Tournament was held on Thursday, September 9th. From the comments of all the par- ticipants it was a large success. Margie Brown was the overall chairman and with her able committee did a super job of seeing that all went well. The Low Cross score for a member was by Lucille Robertson with a 90 for a guest, Gladys Tiegen with a 93. Low net score for a member was Margie Brown with a 94-25-69. For a guest Margie Groves 99-26-73. Low team Best Ball was Brown & Groves with a net 64. Second place at 66 went to Charlootte Gano and her guest Gladys Tiegen from Loudoun G&CC. There was a tie for 3rd place between Jane Duffy and Ann Strawn from Eaglehead G&CC and Nancy Roth and Marian McSherry from Eaglehead. Nancy Roth won the Closest to the Pin on hUmOr 6. We thank Dot Brown for making most of the prizes that were awarded. In our Chip-in Dept... Ina Merchants guest, Louise Clark, from Opequon, chipped in twice during their round. Vera Reid's guest, Evelyn Grant, chipped in on No. 13, Margie Brown in on No. l for a par giving her a net eagle. Our Seniors Tournament, otherwise known as the Geriatrics Set Tournament, will be played on September 21st and 22nd. The Ladies Florida Scramble was played on Sunday the 10th with the following results: The first place team captained by Stephen Roth with Edna Glendening, Glen Brown and Bud Lanham came in with a 65- 19-46. Second place went to Charlie Glendening, captain, Jane Duffy and Tom Doyle, Mike Josephs with a 67-19-48. Third place Junior Jones, captain, Nancy McDermott, Ken Willingham and Donald Noland with a 69-21-48. T-J Defeats Cougar J.V. Team, 8 To 0 The Jefferson High School jayvee football team wa., defeated in its initial start of the season last thursday, but Coach Bob Rizzo is at least semi- pleased with the performance of the Little Cougars. "The jayvees, playing in game conditions on a strange field, had one defensive lapse and were beaten by Thomas Johnson's jayvees, 6 to0, at Frederick, Md. What pleased Rizzo and his assistant, Charlie Scott, the most, was the fine defensive play staged by the Little Cougars. They gave up only 99 Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401 s' mowers 12" plow, 32" Over 200 units in stock ! nd me free information about your tax preparation ; tiller, -48" snowblow. 4' dozer I understand there is nO obligation. Sales and Service % ton loader log-splitter. S and on order Financing Available our display today. 1835 Valley Avenue- Winchester, Va. State Z,O --] R. ZACHGO Und SONS 662-2768 PHONE: I- 703-667- 9200 l:lcLm AND MAIL TODAY1 1 l-----J Rt. 7 East, Winchester, Va. (Behind Denny " JULY i3 - TF DEALER LICENSE 7511 The championship results of the third annual Jefferson Open Junior Tennis Tournament were as follows: 10 and under girls -- Leslie Skinner (Charles Town) defeated Allison Ramey, (Charles Town), 7-5, 3-6, 7-5; 10 and under boys -- Boomer Hansh (Williamsport, Md.) defeated Chris KelLer (Charles .Town)6-1, 6-0. Girls 11 and 12 -- Sidney Ramey (Charles Town) defeated Beth Brown (Winchester) 6-3, 6- 4; 11-12 boys -- Kevin Fiery (Hedges.ville) defeated Carl Clark (Hagerstown), 6-2, 6-2; Sarah Rensing (Hagerstown) defeated Grace Reusing (Hagerstownt6-1, 5-7, 6-3; Boys 13 and 14 Monte KelLer (Charles yards rushing and 12 yards passing, and yielded only 6 first downs to the host club. But they gave up a single touchdown in the third quarter, from close in, and also allowed a two-point running conversion, and that was all Thomas Johnson needed. Jefferson, on the other hand, amassed 149 yards rushing, had only four yards passing, and posted seven first downs. But the Little Cougars, after driving to the two-foot line, were kayoed by the first half gun before they scored. Coach Rizzo said he was especially pleased with the of. fensive play of his quarterback, Brian Jones, who showed some fine moves running out of the option play. He singled out four defensive performers, Mark Brannon, Jim Gibbs, Dwight Jackson, and Anthony Newman who, he said, kept the defense alert and on its toes and within hailing distance of Thomas Johnson throughout the contest. Rizzo said that injuries were at a minimum, and that the entire squad was ready for this week's game, played Wed- nesday night at James Wood High School in Winchester, Virginia. The Jayvees first home game of the season will be played Wednesday, September 20, at the high school stadium at Shenandoah Junction. Loudoun County will provide the op- position. Game time will be 7:00 p.m. Championship Results Junior Tennis Tourney TOYOTA-- MERCEDES.BENZ I AIl-gr drive gives you added workpower, saves gas. 309 West King St. American-built. Handles 4' & New and Used Cars and Trucks Shepherd Rams To Glenville For WVIC Conference Opener The Shepherd College Rams, quarterback Scott Knudson victorious in their initial grid elected to keep the ball on the start of the season last week-end option play, and scored on an travel to Glenville State this eight yard run. Wilson's PAT put Saturday to open the 1978 West the Rams down 10-0 with 7:35 left Virginia Conference campaign, in the half. Glenville, which finished inthe Shepherd sustained an: yard basement of the conference drive in the closing moments of standings last year, returns 28 the first half, and halfback Ken lettermen from last year's squad Russell capped the effort with a and are picked to better the 1977 six yard scoring run around his mark of 1 and 8 by a con- left end. Gary Sherman's extra siderable margin, point left the Rams trailing 10-7 The Pioneers will bank on at halftime. senior fullback Tom Phillips, a After a scoreless third 203 pounder, for much of its quarter, Shepherd's All- rushing game, but can be ex- American fullback Gregg pocted to throw if the situation Warfield scored on a three yard warrants an aerial. Game time run with 10:23 left to play. at Glenville Saturday night is Sherman's PAT gave the Rams 7:30. their 14-0 victory margin. Last Saturday afternoon Warfield led Shepherd in Shepherd, utilizing its highly, rushing with 61 yards in 17 respected rushing attack carries. Halfback Wayne Wilson overcame ah early 104) deficit to accumulated 60 yards in 12 defeat Pennsylvania power carries, and Russell gained 34 Shippensburg State 14 to 10. yards in seven attempts. As anticipated, the contest Todd Chronister, a junior tight was an obvious study in two end, was the Red Raiders' different coaching philosophies, leading receiver with 72 yards on with the Rams grinding out 194 six receptions. All-American yards on the ground, while tailback Fred Glasco was held to Shippensburg went to the air for only 29 yards in 13 carries by the 156 yards, stingy Ram front line. "We knew they were going to [hrow the football, but our goal was to cut off their ground game IVell the price and force them to the air," commented Shepherd coach is beautiful Walter Barr after the game. "Shippensburg is probably the best opening opponent we've ever played since I've been at Shepherd," Barr added. "They're well coached and they counteracted everything we did." The Red Raiders took an early When Better lead on a 25 yard field goal by Swimndeql Pools place-kicker Brian Wilson with 0:14 left in the first quarter. In Are Built, Fox the second period, veteran Will lhdldThem Town) defeated Matt Lon (Hagerstown) I-6, 6-3, 6-4; 15-16 girls- Mary Carpenter THE (Leesburg) defeated Leigh SWIMMING Bernstein tMartinsburg) 6-2, 6- 4; 15-16 boys -- Harry Barker POOL CENTER (Charles Town) defeated Scott Carpenter (Leesburg) 7-5, 2-6, 6- Ill8 Berryville Ave. 3; and 17-18 boys -- Harry (across From Nichols) ' Barker (Charles Town) defeated WINCHESTER. VA. Mike McQuire (Salisbury) 6-4, 6- I - 703. b62,8017 4. from Fulk to Bobby Redman. The half ended with Allegany leading, 22 to 20. information in the column. Let me hasten to set the record straight.. LuciUe Robertson WINCHESTER TOYOTA, INC. Sales -- Service .. Parts COLD WEATHER FRIEND Say "So long to cold feet" We Stock Safety Shoes SOUTHERN STATES Charles Town, W. Vo. TWO NEW TENNIS COURTS ADDED AT IEETOWN PARK Jefferson County's tennis players, especially those residing in the Leetown, Middleway and Kearneysville areas, now have two more brand new regulation tennis courts that they can turn to for playing their game as two macadam courts have now been opened to the public at the Leetown Park. And the above picture shows the courts and the foursome of Mrs. John McCannuel, Debbie and Andy Swain and Judy Edwards playing as a foursome. The courts were built as the latest addition to the Leetown Park by the Jefferson Parks and Recreation Commission. C.F. Reininger, a member of the Parks and Recreation Commission and chairman of the park development phase of the commission, said this now gives the Leetown park two softball diamonds, one little league diamond, a picnic area, rest rooms and water and sewer facilities and the next continuing development of the park will be a paved parking area along with some additional picnicking space and a badminton area, and possibly a space for horseshoe pitching. (Photo by Jim Tabb)