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September 29, 1966

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iWill I " Be Off And R " Once Again ,&town Hedgesville When " I of the Charles Town Race Course pronounced everything in read. SPORTS SECTION ==- Town ]ames Big Friday |hess to welcome the return of ==" ~ Thorough'bred racing to hi..~oric i: .... Oharles Town, which pries the BY DON RENTCH the county's grid spotlight. One lid off it's 66-night atttunm meet- Another big week-end of ~thool of them w}ll take place in Win .......................... ing Monday even~ing, October 3. boy football is on tap for this chester, Va., where Charles Town Racing will continue at Charles NEWS section and area F,Jday and Sat- Hig.h will be the guests of the Town through December 26. Post urday, but only one of the ~nany J.ames Wood Itigh Colonels, and time for lhe first race each night battles will be taking plaoe in the other will be in Berkeley will be 7:15 P. M. Jed'ferson Coumy. That ono will Springs where the Shepherd High ........... Maintenance and construction be Saturday afternoon at 2 p. m. Cardinals will be meeting the crews have been working round in the Shepherd College stadium undefeated Berkeley Springs the clock completing the new ~here the Shepherd Rams will be High Indians. The game in Win- grandstand betting mezzanine, VIEWS playing host to a new foe in West chestier has been set for 7:30 and and patting the finishing touches Virginia State College at 2 p. m. the one in Berkeley Springs will on the newly graded concourse in This will be the 'first tinge this be at 8 o'clock, front of the grandstand area. The BY ~V~ AX BROWN season the Rams have played in The Charles Town Panthers racing strip, one of the finest and their own ball park, their first who have been facing tough op- safest in the country, is in excell- home game having been played in position each week since they er~t condi:tion and {rainers have Cobourn #~adium in Martinsburg (~pened their 1966 season, won't been high in their praises while " SWFLq' IT IS" two weeks ago. find any opportunity to breathe prepping horses during the early HOW = " The Riggleman-coaclled Rams easy in this one either since the morning workout periods. will be making their thi~'d ot- Colonels are once again being Interest in the Charles Town THE ORIOLES WIN -- and the World Selies is right in our tempt to get into the victory tomed as one of the best, if not autumn meeting has been except| door.. Yes, those staggering and battling Birds finally column after two previous di,aster the best team in the Northwest- onatly high, wi,th many Maryland it and your humble servant is making plans to watch pus trys, and this time the Rams ern Virginia League. They showed ,based outfits already bedded slay th'0se Dodgers on Oct. 8, 9 and 10 in Memorial could make it. a lot of offensive power in their i down on the grounds awaiting third time out Friday night in [the opening bell. Racing secretary Since .this is the first meeting b e~ting George Mason High 29-6. urn... , ........... of the two teams on the gridiron, ] C. Gary Smitb will have more METIMES a business ne ls an injection of fresh ideas not much information is avail- While the Colonels had not urttil | than 1600 '.horses to draw his night; able on the visiting team other last week, been showing as much [ ly race programs from. ima native thinking to restore competitiveness and pro- than they, like Shepherd, have offensive power as in past seasons | Charles Town's clubhouse din- new ideas for increased production. Irvin Kovens, new not been able to win this season their defense has been outstand- | ing area, has been renovated and president of Charles Town in two games, ing in all three battles to date. Once again Monday night they'll be off and running at the Charles Town Race Course when the track| has increased its capaci:y to more Race Course thinks so, any- Before this action takes place, They have scored 69 points, but wav.. As head of the track however, there will be two big their defense has limited the opens a 66-night Autumn meeting. And the above picture will be typical scene for racing falls and for| than 800 ~rith the addition of a .. " | S evens ompany, me., witl again which enjoyed t h e finest Friday night games involving cou opposition to just 31 points in the Charles Town track through December 26. There will be nine races nightly with post time ~et| fur~h tier. The famous tt.arry M. summer meeting in the 35- nty teams which will be lmlding TURN TO PAGE_2 ....... ,. .... | be the caierers at Charles Town. year history, Kovens admits ! Match. Play Team Tournament Steve Evans and MeredRh L. - ebl, e W|n /iliGrea l-yex pannedweLwzazgaerr nng fwai ' .... ill he ' mighty high on racing In the match play leam now Polen used hot putters to defeat nGait ;3 wit! m wv I "" .... --. "= and contends the local bettors ' ~ . " . prowae congesuon-~ree zramc xor underway at Sleepy Hollow, the Gary Fleming and Tony Palumbo, |the fans is but one of the new will have a "better, more leams are enteringsemi-final 6 & 5. . '.... #?_.g,, I .o, /.nn tl'n " r the o in ' modern place to play the t play . rrm, Ucluu][ i-Ic 11 ova o s upc m g sea -. -" . -- sion. game when Charles Town be- I Im In quarter - final matches, Cha- NOTE: - Mem.bers and guests of -.---- | rlie Cunningham and Roger Clipp, Sleepy Hollow "apparently have "Ph~ Ladies bowl|w, team renrel ~ 333 gins its 66-night Autumn Y won over Oliver Kastle and Guy little consideration for their fel- sentin" the Kastles'~Men's Shop " Gertrude Prain had the high ,,meetin on Monday night."i Davis, 2&l The Earl Allara low players from the looks of s As far as our standards ' -- : ~ in the Brunswick (Md.) Duckpin individual score, a 120, while Amy were concerned, this racing Sam Gihnan vs. Ed Rawlings and some of the sand traps. Rakes are i Ladies Major Bowling League, Alger, had a high game of 100, plant was far below par when Joe Christian match was not play- provided at nearly every trap and we first took over," Kovens I ed. should be used. The next person scored two points in a match with Eleanor Moore 116 and Helen Joe and Bill Benton in the foot prints you leave could the Gabby Five last Thursday Kelican 105. said. "But we are tl~..!ng" to The big member-member tour- Junior Jones remedy the situation, li~:le oy nament is scheduled for Sleepy Norman L. Wilt came back after losing the first be you on 1he second round so evening on the Brunswick alleys.Spirit-Advocate little. Wep]edge you that:we'll Hollow on Sunday Oct. 2. This Roger C1Lpp four holes to defeat At Collins always rake out all footprints and Eleanor Moore rolled the high Read The tournament attracts more inter- Charlie Cunningham and Meredith O. Polen, 1 marks., individual set score for the m~tch have a first class racing cen- eat ~han any other tournament 1:15 P.M. ter here before too long. Bear each year. Tony Palumbo D . , " To sav Kovens az, d his redes, lrvmg (I bby) Teams and starting times are Gary Fleming , ..... ~' ...................... -~ :'~ Marshall Brown are irnprokrement-minded, woulct put mg .mnmy.; . . zz. Guy Davis for yourself Monday night just wna nusumg ann Pap JaCKSOn 1:35 P.M. e General Manager, Charlie Funk, has accomp- Jack Akers A1 Hopper in such a short time. You'll be amazed. . Cal Shoemaker Connie Hammann " Joe Christian Russell Miller ........... 12:15 P.M. Johnny Propst "SNOOKS" WINTERS, our old Huntington, W. Va., buddy Oliver Kastle 1:45 P. M. (Turn To Page 2-C) Bob Leavitt Joe Servia Oscar W41 Earl Allara indulge yourself Sam Gilman SENIOR TOURNAMENT 12:35 P. M. Dr. Charles Cunningham fought I C Meredith L. Polen off putting foes to record a net Gene Myers 74 for a one stroke lead in the Carl Benton Senior Tournament (50 years and Bilt BeRton older) of the Sleepy tiollow Golf Suits_.nv , 12:45 P.M. and Country Club. Carl Benton ~Joe Shanholtz despite two triple bogey 8's is Elwood Heronimus second with a 75 while Oscar Wilt 10th~ Patsy Grant is in third place at 76. The sedond C S Norman Corbin and concluding 18 will be played 12:55 P.M. Sunday October 9. Malty Blackford FIRST ROUND SCORES ARE: Norman N. Writ Charlie Cunningham 82-8:74, Donald Noland Carl Benton 90-15:75; Oscar Wilt RalVh Board 91-15:76; Sam Gilman 88-11:77; 1:05 P.M. , Guy Davis 97-20:77; Roger Clipp Steve Smith i 96-18:78; Bob Leav~tt 87-7:80; Nor Bill Roth ~man N. Wilt 95-15:80; Ralph Marshall Glenn i Board 97-17:80; Cal Shoemaker 95- Charlie Clendening i 13:82; Ed McDonald 111-23:88; and 1:15 P.M. Thurman Whitaere 112-20:92. Handsome blends, smart colorings- the luxurious feel of the finest fabrics. 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