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gPIRIT OF JEFFERSON rA ,,rrc ADVOCS, TE SECTION B--SPORTS l AGE THUISI)AY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1.059 NEWS VIEWS BY MAX BROWN -geyser Game November 20 ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE today by Principal ordon Eismon of Charles Town High School that the )tball ganle originally scheduled with Keyser High on September 5--and was postponed, has now scheduled for Friday afternoon, November 20, at . So, all of those who showed (onsiderable con- and voiced their disal)proval loud and long when CHS deemed advisable to call off, or postpone the con- originally set for Sept. 5, until a later date, can rest sy, as the game with Keyser WILL BE PLAYED TtIIS Let Us I)own,'--Eairgo Officials Charge-- THE CUMBERLAND, MD., Sunday Times carried the : "The man on the street, the barber-shop op- the retired worker, the officious businessman, the worker, the busy housewife, and "John Q. Racing have been asking the same question the past week. iey all want to know who is responsible for the last min- transfer of Cumberland's 12-day racing meet to llag- But in the words of J. Glenn Beall, president of Cumberland Fair Association, the fault lies with just person--Racing Secretary J. Fred (!olwill of Luther- Maryland. "As our racing secretary, it is the duty Fred Colwill to secure horses for our meet and I was the impression that he was succeeding. As late a. m. this past Thursday, Harry J. Burton, our gen- manager, was informed by Jay Mohr, a man Mr. Col- picked to assign stalls to horsemen at Fairgo, that horses had been assured. That number would have adequate for our 12-day meet." -Captains Star Against Romney OF THE MOST outstanding players on the field afternoon for the Charles Town High Panthers they defeated the Romney High Pioneers 26- 9 Larry Burns, quarterback, and Jimmy Coulter, guard, were named by the players themselves as their co- for the season. Burns (left) who directed the aerial attack which the Panthers have shown in some tossed seven passes and had a perfect strike of :n for a total of 125 yards. He also called a fine game, picked up considerable yardage on his quarterback Turn To 2-B Turn To Page 2-B t WILL OPEN FRIDAY The 1959 scholastic football season which got off to a limited start last Friday and Saturday in this section and area will be hitting a full-scale pace this week-end and one of the top games of Friday will be the Harpers Ferry- Shepherdstown High battle which will take place Friday afternoon at 2:00 p. m. on the Harpers Ferry field. It will be the "curtain-raiser" for both teams and there should be a fine crowd on hand, Harpers Ferry, with an entirely new coaching staff and a lot of inexperienced players in [the line-up this season have a lot of enthusiasm for football and may prove to be a real surprise in the football picture this sea- 4 ~ O I son. The Shepherdstown High Cardinals will be under the direeAon of the same coaching staff, but there will also be som~ new [faces in their line-up this season. Members of the Harpers Ferry squad as shown above, first row, left to right, are:--Hubert Dodsoa, t manager; Raymond Galloway, Donnie Hetzel, Benny Jones. Harrison Lanham, Ernie $Vebb, Tommy Manuel. Richard Bussard, Blake [Harrison, Steve Wilt, Eddie Moler, Gary Iden, Hubert Dodson. Second row, left to right :--Leo Shreck, Fred Biller, George Kid- wrier, Charles Carpenter, John Littleton, Mike Biller, Carlton Longerbeam. Charles Statler, Amman Napper. Binky Petrucci. Bill Wilt. I Third row, left to right:--Coach Don Rice, Gardner Stewart. Wayne McAvoy. Larry Wilt, C, ary Viands, Phillip Chandler, Calvin Taylor, Donnie Lanham, Coach Bill Burke. (Photo By Tim Sinnt Page Jackson Footballers To 0 Friday Against Mani Home Field; To Have Veteran Line-up The Page Jackson High School foo~tballers who have for a number of years consistentAy had a win- ning team will open their 1959 sea so,u Friday afternoon on t:heir home field with Regional High of Manassas, Vs., providing the op- position. Game time has been set for 2 p. m. and the same admi'ss- ion price of last year for boLrh a- dul'ts and students will prevail. The coaching will be new, but much of the Page Jackson team. a~t least t~he Starting lineup, will be v6terans as 11 le,t,termen are i,u- eluded in the 26-man squad which has been going through long and s,trenuous workouts for the past t.hree weeks. Coach Jim Taylor, trying his ~hand mt coaching for the first I~ime, has a fine record o,f gridiron aecomplis,hments back of him at Page JaCkson High School and Shepherd College. And wit)h elev- en lattermen back around which to build his team Coach Jem may come u,p w~,th one of the best ~teams i)he school has ever had. Veteran Line ' The S~paptans wH4 have two vet- era ns of last year's team at the end pesietlons in Ed Kidrick, a 180-oound senior ,and Ve~nning J~hnson, also a 180 pounder and a!lso a senior. Kidrick played the regular tackle berth las~ season, bu, t this year Coac~i'l Taylor has moved him to the end post. At the tackles slots are two more veterans of 1,as,t years team ~n David Granltbam, a 200 pound junior, w~ho played the same posi~[ ion last sense.u; and Charles Bran 'son 185 pound senior moved from guard to tack~le. The guards will be the veteran Bernard Bailey 175 pound senior; and Thomas Creamer, 185 pound sophomore, the la~ter having seen only limited service at t~his post last year. I Buddy Winson, a 175 pound ju:l ior Who saw some service last year ,h,as taken over the cen~r post to i round ou,t an experienced and big line ~hich will ,average !8.3 a full season of games, and this year is no exception with only six games listed to dwte. Coach Taylor said he has been ,trying despera,tely to sahedute at least another game or two bu* so far has not been able to meet with success. And in order to get some ~f the games he has lined up he ~had to take on schools from Wash inffton and Annapolis, Md. Whioh are by far larger in size and en- rollment l:han Page Jackson. Such examples are Bates Higlh of An- na, polls, Md., Bell High and Car- dozaz High of Washin,grton and Parker-Gray Hig~h of Alexandria, Va. The schedule to date is as fol- lows: Sept. 18-'Manassas, Va. home 2 p. m. Sept. 25-Open Oct. 2-Parker Gray High of Alex andria, Vs. away (N) Oct. 9-Leesburg, Homecoming at 2p.m. Oct. 16-Open Oct. 23-1~ites High of Ana~po,lis, Away (N) Oct. 30-Cardoza High Washington Nov. 6-Bell High of Washlng~on away 2 p. m. 'l~he roster of t~he Page Jackson team by positions, weight .class follows: ENDS Ed Kidrlck, Sr. 180 " Venning John'son, Srl, 180. Bernard Bai'ley, St., 175 Tony Way~hing4,on, Soph., 160 James Jones, Fresh., 148. TA CI~LLES David Gran,tha:m, SoI~., 200 Charles Branson, Sr., 185 James Hug~hes, Frsh., 165 Tommy Dozier, Soph., 165 Henry Paige, Sr., 145 GL~ARDS Thomas Creamer, Soph,, 185 James Newman, Fresh., 165 Harry Rideou, tt, Jr., 165 George Do~ier, S~ph., 150 Jerry Walker, Fresh., 135 CENTEI%S Buddy Winston, Jr., 175 pounds. Billy Fleming, S~ph., 140 I .~t the qu,aVterback pos% i~t will Sandy Turner, Solah., 165 ,be t~he veteran Ri