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alert Shepherdstown tIigh slim 8-6 lead by virture of a sec- team converted attar- end period touchdown and a Ferry High fumble late in third period safety. Then, while period, into a quick backed up aaginst their own goal and a 12-8 Bi-State line, the Tigers elected to try a victory Saturday at- surprise move on the Cardinals on the IIarpers Ferry and went into a double reverse. A Tiger back fumbled the ball the second consecutive and Shepherdstown's Jerry Boyd the Tigers who have been scooped it up and raced to the everyone "this season Tiger five before being stopped. their play, had an upset win On the next play the Cardinals for them only to lose outscored and that was the TD that home stretch, decided the issue. The score for less than four minutes ofthe Cardinals came despite a mix remaining Coach Doug Lut-up in the Shepherdstown back- Tigers were holding onto a field when the Cardinal quarter- 'T said: We're moving to our new home tomorrow. I think we aU will like it. Dad sa]s it's a benin;financed home.., and he seemed very pleased when he said it." FINAItCE YOUR HOME THROUGH OUR BANK; ENJOY IT, A. .YOU REPAY COMFORTABLY OUT OF INCOME, 1o ........... Federal Reserve System CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. ' " ii ii i ..J / Alfalfa weevil larvae eat the leafy parts of alfalfa that account for 75% of the high pro- tein feed value and 50% of the weight. Stop them dead with Heptachlor, and get higher yields of good quality hay. Fall application kills'adult weevils. Larvae never get a chance to develop. It's fully approved, and proven in widespread use. Saves work in the spring. It's the safe, sure, economical way to protect alfalfa. Heptachlor is easy to apply with equipment you have on hand. Available in sprays, granules and fertilizer mixtures. Heptachlot must be applied at the right time, in the fall, for maximum effec- tivenem. Consult your local state recommendations now f0r dosage and timing recommendations. tILT SLrT TO SAVE YOUR ALFALFAI SEE YOUR DEALER TODAY" FOR fully~spproved for fall alfalfa, weevil control ~.~ -.'e. !:.?.".,:'~.'..!'~.:Vi.,...".:...'... :.: .e. ?. ~.:...~.~",..,.' ". "-.:. ".' ,, ." ~.,',. back atter~pted to p~tch out to Boyd. The big Cardinal fullback managed to get the ball and seam per for the score. Boyd missed on the placement. The Tigers came back and made a desperate effort to again turn the tide of battle in their favor when they took to the air~ and clicked on a long pass from quarterback Butch Hall to the speedy halfback Mickey Jack~n. I The play went to Shepherds- town's 24 yard line. And had it not been for one Cardinal defend er it would have gone all the way for a score. After this play the Cardinal defense which had prey ed tough for the Tigers all after. noon, stiffened and held the Tig ers for downs. Scored Early Shepherdstown, playing their opening game of the 1961 season hit paydirt first early in the first frame when Terry Sarra ripped off a 26 yard run and Jerry Boyd broke loose for 40 yards. The Car dinals moved 73 yards in five plays for the tscore, with Boyd scoring from the one yard line. His attempt for the extra point via placekick was blocked by Nap per. In the second period Mickey Jackson, who is proving to be one of the best defensive players and hardest running ball carriers in the area, put Harpers Ferry back into the ball game when he pick. ed off Dave Derr's toss 'out into the flat, and scampered 36 yards to score. Larry Osbourn blocked Sonny Longerbeam's place kick attempt and~the score stood at 6-6 until midway of the third period. A clipping penalty put the Shepherdstown boys deep in their own territory in the third period. Then when the Cardinals attempted to punt on the fourth down a bad pass from center went sailing over Boyd's head and into the end zone. The ball eluded Boyd's desperate attempts to retain it and roiled out of bounds for a safety to put Har- perry in front 8-6. Although Shepherdstown held a wide edge in the game statis- tics, chalking up 184 yards rush- ing to 63 for Harpers Ferry, it was a hard fought and close game all the way. The entire Shepherdstown line played well on defense with Os- bourne and Paxton Marshall lead ing the way. Boyd and Sarra also played fine defensive games in backing up the Cardinal line and both boys along with Jenkins looked good offensively. For Harpers Ferry it was fine play of Lanham, Petrueci and Longerbeam which led the Tigers on the defense. Mickey Jackson proved to be the workhorse for the Tigers offensively. Touchdowns: Shepherdstown-- Boyd 2 (5 and 10 yard runs). Hat pers Fer~y-Jukso~ (36 yard pass return. Safety,) Kickoff FROMPAGE 2 Coach Don Maphis had only three regulars back frqm the 1960 team and only seven others:who had gained, any experience in 1960. In about mid-August: Coach M~- phis took~ some 29 boys ,to train, ing camp at Cam1~ Peterkin neap Romney, and when: he returned he said theft that his 1961 team would, be better than he had at first expected; That score Satur- day night in S'tra"sburg~ the high est recorded bY a high school i team in the area this : season, I would seem to bar out that Ma-I phis was not only right, but bethg ! a little conservative in his praise. * * * * * INJURED MAY HA~E TIME TO RECOVER In addition to dropping a 19-0 decision to the bigger and more powerful Gaithersburg (Md.) High footballers, last week, the Boonsboro High gridmen lost temporarily the services of their outstanding quarterback, Tommy Sullivan who suffered a painful, though not serious groin injury. Coach Dwight Scott, said Sullivan will have to be off of his feet for a f0w days and out of practice for a week. But Coach Scott said fortunately "we have an open date this weekend and that will give Sullivan and some of the other boys who came out of the game with bruises and bumps, a chance to recuperate. Coach Scott said this will give him time to get his boys retdy and up for the Charles Town Panthers, their next opponent. 40 O*VT, * * ONE ON INJURED LIST James Wood High School in Winchester has we guess been about as fortunate this season football wise as any scholastic squad in the area. They had 40 boys to report for football at the opening of the preseason prac- tice and this week they still have 40 boys working out daily with not a single boy on the injured list. Their training season has been a remarkably fortunate one because it's seldom that any team on any level can reach this stage of the football season without some player injuries. And a former Charles Town High and Shepherd College foot ball star, George Willie Waiters now assistant football coach at James Wood High is being given some of the credit for this remar kable achievement. Coach Wai- ters and head Coach Manuel have according to reports, worked the boys into shape gradually trying to keep a pace which will permit the younger and less experienced boys to bear up under the heat The heavily favorite Keyser Itigh footballers soundly troun- ced the smaller and less expericn ced Charles Town High Panthers Friday afternoon by a 34-0 score on the Ptomac State College grid iron in Keyser. But it took some Panther fumbles and bad passes for the Mineral countians to win by such a wide margin. The Tornadoes cut a wide swath through and over the Pan ther line in the first and second quarter, and then after being slowed down in the third period picked up steam and rolled again in the final phases of the game. Coach Kenny Sims' Panthers, did, however, turn in a better per formance defensively than in their opening encounter and with a few of the breaks going with them instead of against them, would have given the Tornadoes a real battle of it. With only two experienced players in their offensive line-up Tom Doyle and Steve Willingham the Panthers could not muster any offensive punch at any, time during the game. As a matter of fact only once in the entire ball game did Charles Town roll to a and pressure. * * * * * WVU, SHEPHERD STARS . TEAM UP IN COACHING A terror basketball star at the West Virginia University--Jimmy Warreq and a former football star at Shepherd College, Joe Hockman, have teamed up to han die the coaching chores at Cul- peper County High School. Hock man, who has been named head football coach, is a native of Falls then to the 27 and next taking a THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1961 3--B pass from Ttlrbin and going h) ....... the 2 yard line from where he tried to run lhe ball out he wa.~ Although the Panthers showed ~r plunged over o~ the next play. hit on the 14 yard line. lille (m the offense, defensively Evans' try for the extra point a-i Three plays later lhe Tornad- Tomniy Doyle, Albert Nerhood, t gain was no good. ~o(,~ had taken the ball and with Larry McCormick, Steve Willing. With but two minutes of play only two seconds remaining in ham. Larry Creamer and Wayne first clown and in this instance the gain was nullified by a penal- ty. The Keyser team started off like a bulldozer, pushing the Charles Town line backward with power drives and scoring in ten plays. It. was Cox who slanted off tackle for the first score of the ball game and when Mel Evans' place kick for the extra point hit the goal posts it was 6.0 for Key- set. Then in the early stages of the second period after the Panthers had stopped another Keyser touchdown drive they fumbled on their own 16 and this set the stage for the second Keyser score with fullback Chuck Bradfield carrying the ball three consecut- ive times and going in for the score from the two yard line. A- gain the try for the extra point failed. i About midway of the second period Charles Town was pushed deep into their own territory by a Keyser punt. After three suc- cessive losses Steve Willinghamc was hit in the end zone by big Ed Hawkins, Keyser end for a safety to make the score read 14-0 for Keyser. Just before the half ended Cox intercepted a short wobbly pass which Panther quarterback Tom- my Specht attempted to throw, and he wound upon the 15 yard line with the ball. Condon then passed to Biser on the nine yard line and Condon passed to Payne on the four for a first down. On the next play, a Taylor to Biser pass was good for the score. This time Mel Evans hit on the try for placement and it was 21-0 for Keyser. Church, Va. and he was an out- In the third period the Pan- standing center for Shepherd Col~ther defenses stiffened and did lege on the football team for not permit the Tornadoes to three seasons. Warren, a native move inside the Charles Town of Clarksburg, is assistant foot- 30 yard line. And in this period ball and basketball coach. War- they gave up only two first ren was a team mate at West Vir downs. ginia of the great Jerry West. I About midway of the final per- These two boys should give Cul ted the Tornadoes took the ball peper a solid and well qualified on the midfield stripe and in four coaching staff, plays had scored , with Bradfield remaining in the ball game, Key- the game, Cox scored the final Whitmore played fine games. ser punted into the Charles Town touchdown. Rolruck place kicked end zone and when Willingham the extra point. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY l l WING SOFA and CHAIR .... 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