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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE THUIISDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1959 d fa~L Harpers Ferry Indians For Third Victory NEWS BY MAX BROWN WE HOPE TO SEE A GOOD crowd of fans on the side- ines in Gaithersburg Friday night to lend support and 3couragement to the Purple Panthers as they go after fourth straight win of the season. And let us tell )u right now, this one will not come easy by any means. will mark the first time this season that the locals eill be playing a night game and under the lights it's dif- from every angle. Last year here at Legion Field took the passing arm of Larry Burns and some good by Milt Cooper to earn the locals a 13-13 tie the husky Marylanders. Coaches Harm}son and Phil- have the Panthers off on the right track and here's they'll continue to roll on--and over Gaithersburg riday night. This could be a big one, so let's get in and pitch. GAITHERSBURG SPEEDSTERS Bill Norris and Nat are bound to present plenty of problems for Charles own High's undefeated Purple Panthers Friday night. week in a game against Sherwood High, Norris re- lrned a punt 90 yard for a TD and Miller intercpted a and rambled 40 yards for a score both in a losing because Gaithersburg bowed to Sherwood 25-1L "%" ~" ~": ",: -",~ >l< THE WORD COMES to this corner that the Charles High School band is whipping u0 some nifty half- entertainment for the Charles Town- Martinsbm'g on Friday night, October 23 at Cobourn Field... hat's as far as we are at liberty to go right now, but the musicians will stage something NEW and entertain- we do promise you that. Turn To 2-g Turn To Page 2-B oah ,Downs Celebr, Nat!onai lnaugurah0, 0f Amenca Quarterback Tommy ~Manuel and junior halfback Eddie Meier made up t:he comJbination which led the Harpers Ferry High Tigers to a 21-13 victory over the Ber- keley Springs High Indians Friday atternoon on the Morgan coun- tians' home field. Meier scored two touchdowns in leading the Tigers to their third consecu,tive victory wit~hout a defea,t this sea- SC,"I. CoaCh Ronnie Rice's Harpers Ferry Tigers tore into t~he Indians in quick fashion and had two ,touchdowns on t~he scoreboard be- fore the Indians knew wha,t had happened. A fumble recovery by Harpers Ferry started the Indians on the road to t~heir fourth consecutive defeat as it set the stage for ~Har- pers Ferry's first score. Moler we,nt in to score on a two-yard charge and a pass from Tommy Manuel to Steve Wilt added Vhe e~tra point to ~ve Harpers Ferry a 7-0 lead. Dermic Hetzel scored on an 11- yard run and a'lso added the extra point on a pass from Manuel. Game Statistics Harpers Ferry Berky. Springs 14 First downs 12 201 Yds. rushing 126 22 Yds. lost rushing 13 179 Net yds. rushing 113 162 Yds. passing 134 341 Net yds. gained 247 15 Passes 20 11 Complete 9 4 Had intercepted 2 4 Fumbles 4 0 Own recovered 3 10pp. recovered 4 40 Yds. penalties 20 Fullback Jo~hn McCutlough, w~ho has been out of action wiith an injury made a sparkling debu,t by smashing over from the one-yard line as Berkeley cut the Ferrians' lead down to 14-7 in ,the third stanza. MucCullougth also made ~he e~tea poin,t on a plu,nge. Moler wrapped up the win for Harpers Ferry by hi,tting paydirt on a 14-yard run in t~he last per- iod and Manuel pl,acek~cked the @ CHARLES TOWN JUNIOR HIGH IN RETURN ENGAGEMENT IN FOO ALLERS WILL MEET JAMES WOOD TEAM WINCHESTER MONDAY AFTERNOON AT 3:30 Hundreds Of Old ,Back For Bic Day I Saturday will be Homecoming [Day again at Shepherd College i ahd this one will be a history mak ling occasion since something new- [a modern football stadium-has i been added to the campus and the I Shepherd College Rams will be l using it for the first time when i they play host to the Potomac i State Ca:tamov.nts at 2 p. m. I Coach Jesse Riggleman's Rams have been experiencing difficulty i winning 'this season in spite of the }fact they have in all three games ~played to date turned in outs~,and ling defensive performances. '~ Last Saturday night in Elki,ns, i the Rams hit the best scoring i spark t, hey have been able to pro I duee this season and with only !two minutes of piny remaining turned defeat into victory. This may be the spark that will keep the Ram offense rolling Sa,turday l against a long time Conference 1i cal. Before the football aeti(m gets h Charle Town Junior High footballers coached by Paul Barr, assisted by Donald Mickey, will go into action for the third /underway however, there will be .. T~e, s ...... ~ uo .. ~h~ .lames Wood field in Winchester Va when they play the little Colonels'a. return~ian impressive and appropriate de- nl's season lvlonua alternoon a~ ~:~ .......... ' "' .... [~me,t~ .... , T~.. R~, Y,~oh,~a ~ridmen opened their 1959 season Thursday afternoon, October 1. by dropping a close~- u aecmlo_n.., to idication program for the new stad ="~'~ ................ "~"':7~"-,r--~ ,~.-:- ~..~... ~m Th,~ Mussulman team drove for a touchdown in tne second permu, mov.,g !ium. And on hand to deliver the the Musselman Jayvees on me unarms taw. ~va ....= ..... --"T-"--~:2:.a ~.o ~.,~.h p~,,~ P.arr'~ haw will also tanele with the Martins- main address for this program will about 60 yards to the score with Unger going over zrom me mree-~,~- ................... .......... i be Hem'y L. Ash, comm~ssmner of umor Hn h eleven Frida October 16 the time and place to be announced later. A pair of contests with the Clark County , ' s" burg J " . "g ..... 2:y' . ....... .:_,. _~.~a,o ~'~h"rS of the Charles Town squad as shown above are, first row, left to the West Virginia Department of Jayvees is rose on tne t:names Iown Ju~[mr~g.U. ~v'v?'~: ::"Z'"";" .... n~, ;p~,,~, ~'w~ .... ~ Henry McCormick, Meredith Polen, Ranu~ ]Finance and Administration, right:---Jimmy Sheetz, Larry Wilt, Walter ~m,th, Eaale wn~, JacK. t~:.~ ~r,.~,:~ ..-w.-~:~, --;~ha Manuell Alvarez John Lowery Bob ha Wa ne Thomson. Second row. =ezt to rlgnt:--~oo LmVlS, r~ ........... a .............. -. , . ' ---.. "' - ~. 1 Henry L. AsiA, commissioner of ~ailga~ 'p.t~ Y~.t ..... Charl~ Meier Bill Miller David Strider, Jimmy Hill, Steve Hann, Dlck Ebe~ole, Bill Nunn. 'l~lra rowL!el.t" [Vhe West Virginia Department of ..... ~, -- .......... ~,~ v:.----:: ..-~ 'n .... r~---t 'l,,.iav Lawn~s~n Charles Custer, Don Nolanu, l~ill JaCKson, Norman Myers, wayne [Finartce and Admirtistration, will to right:--Manager t;narms lwunuay. ~ou~ ~.y~,..~..:.- ~----":"---';'~hh.n~ am~rt. Martinez Fourth row left to right'--Manager Larry ]deliiver t~he main address at the z more J hn Merchant Emor l~aole ~uaay ~OCKS, ~avsu ~ .............................. " : -~ Wh't . ' ~ ..... ' --.- Y - * ~.,-~, ~.4**~ gnnnv ~tkins Butch Healy Bob Smailey Chipper Edwards Davia ~owers, an~ [dedication ceremony prior to the r ~arr Amoro e l11Ke TnomsoIL L.~..~ =.~..~, ...... ~ .-- , , " -,- -~ , . ~ee~v ~Y .... ~r Fifth row left to right'--Harry Carroll, Raymon Pichot, Jimmy Freeze, Terry Lehman.:r e urr. ]football game with Potomac State. ~-"Z"~ -~:"?: ....... -2"Z'.- :-:. ~.o~ p~,,n ~,:, Roscoe Paine, principal and Donald MicKey, asst. coach. (l-no~o ~y ~m ........ | W.P.C. Perry, delegate to the bnyaer. ~xtn row, ~e~t to r,gnt:--~ ................... /West Virginia legislature for Jeff- ex~tra poir~t. Berkeley closed Ybe set sail around right end to score IkA..#~|m~n,t ~#*al~aP ~llllPlqd~[e|nM l}rt.,'7 ]erson Count.y, w4H present the sta ~ap to one TD on Don Healy's six [easily, Doyle's placemen,t was per- [ [glU~H|lalI J~,~lg:~ JLIll~II~III~ Ld / dium; a.nd James E. Answel, pres t _ .. }dent of the West Virgin,in Board ~b;it:~t~d~o~e'~ea:f'!ii ~'~an ~ldicd,~iiPeg~n!~;~slVidOry Over Sh eph erdsl0wn ltigh ,]~arbecued cl~icken will be ser- . p . ~. .... 2 .... lbut after reaching the Panther 13 v~d from ll a. m. to 12:45 p. m. In case of inclement weather, the manue* m~ on zz oi ~a passes m s,park the Ferrian offense w~hile Lutman, guard Dick McCoy, tack- le Carl Hove~ma'le and Mc:Culiou- g~h were the defensive standouts for Berkeley Sp~ngs. Score by periods: Harpers Ferry 14 00 7--21 Berkeley Springs 6--13 hird ,The Charles Town 1~i~:h Seh0ol ithelr 32 Frye InCerce,pted a pass ,footballers provided more proof at the 36 yard line. Saturday they are tops in ~he sec With only seconds remaining, ,tlon and amc~ng the best in .the Burns t~ok to..the air and on his ~rea when .they com'bined an ex- second ~tter~pt hit Robinson who am had worked bel-dnd the Colonels ci~ting .and effective passing g' e ..... " good g.round atack a,nd an :secondary, perfectly a,t the JW 5 air-tight defense .to rock the and he galloped into the end zone James Wood ~-ligh Colonels from Doyle's ~placement made it/13-0. the un~beaten ranks by a 20-0 Another pass "interception by score on the Charles Town Leg- Frye w~ped out to C,har- i(~n field, les Town's 38 by the hard running iOolonels in the ,third stanza and A ],argo crowd of fans, mostly ~setthe stage for :the Panthers' from Jeffersoni~ounty saw C~har-[final touchdown.. lie Jackson, rip ,t,hrough ~he James Wood llne in lead4ng the| Some fine running by Jackson, Pan,thor ground ettack, and Larry Burns and .Woodie Oden, plus a Burns, Bo~by Robinson, Dickie diving ca,tch O[ ,a pass by Robin-. Dai:ley and Bobby Spinks bake the, son .moved t~e ball down to the spotlight in staging one of .the JW 12. Burns sneaked for five best aerial ~tta.cks to be served up yards, Jackson picked up a yard :to Jeffers(m coun,tians in years, on plunge and a flare pass gain- On the ground or in ,the air, i,t ed ~nother yard to the ~W 4, lear was the Panthers who held the up ing the Panthers with "fourth- per harrd in me.ring for their third and-two". Fading to pass Burns consecutive victory. And with .the .found has receivers covered and Charles Town defense showing in it's best form of the season, the game which h~d been expected to be ac lose one proved ,to be all~ CHOOSE Charles Town. Thursday night the nation's newest, brightest race track hen- As a mater of fact had it not an historic national vent. It was the 63rd annlversazy of the beech for three penalties which of Rural Free Delivery in America, which started in cost the Panthers touchdowns, the G County, West Virginia, October 1, 1896. The then Post, score would have been even more eneral William L Wilson (1895- 1897) native of Jefferson one-sided for the Panthers. Burns and prominent poiitieal figure ordered the first rul-al*mail had a 50-yard touchdown ~n call ttes be established in his home county Of the five original rural ed back because o.f a "clipping" dl carriers, one survives, He Is Melvin T. Strider, Charles Town penalty; C,harlie Jackson ~had a 15 dertaker, businessman and banker who presented a trophy to the yard' touchdown run nullified by a ilner of the winning horse of the seventh and "R. F. D." race. "~holding" pena~Ity; and a back- zo present for the occasion was A Vernon Gamey, an employee field motion penalty nuMi,fied a 25 the Charles Town postoffice, who made up the rural mail pouches yard Burns to Robinson touoh- i the first three rural carriers out of his office on the morning down pass. October 1. 1896. Shown above at the winner's circle are le~t to Once again Larry Burns who an-" ~A. Turner, Jr:, tra!ner; Jockey Ralph Biamonte" Mr. has been turning in fine passing ~. ._ u iv=__r, t~arney. xne winning horse was "Nagoya," owned exhibitions this season, threw a ~mwa ~. Turner, not present for the event. The four other barrage of aerials at the Colonels hal rural mail carriers, now deceasetl were----Haxry Gibson thus keeping .the James W~d line k Young, and John Lucas, out of the Charles" Town postaffieel loose e,n.ough that %he Pa~n,ther run L K. Strider of the Halltown route Melvin n~ing game could also move. Burns 'i . . Strider delivered rst marl on his Uvflla route by bicycle mud when ,~-~ ...... completed seven of 14 passes for horseback until summer tome. H~ salary was $200 net War 88 yards and a LtOUchdown. He also a required bond of $500. (Photo by TAn "Sinn) scored twice in the 12 times he carried ~he baLl}. Jack,on, w~ho lug god ~e ball 15 ,times, rolled up 57 yards. THAT FLATTERS YOU Bobby Robinson was the real thorn in %he pass defense which effectively in other games this . .:::::iiiii~ii~ ~!. past season as he eaug~h~t five pass ~iii" us, including a 36 yard one for a touchdow,n. ' [ .~/a~. Although Charles Town threa,t- ened ,to score early in the first per lod ~hen Jackson headed a goal- ward ,parade wi,th a 32-yard dash, pen~l,ties stopped ,the drive. Early tn the second period, how ever, Coach Dick Ha~nnison's boys really did start to roll ,as Robin- son h~led in a Jam~s Wood punt [ on his own 25 and after complete- ] ly fooling t;he James Wood ,tack-| :;(;~" running races lers raced down .the sideNeles for[ 57 yards to the James Wood 18. ] LADIES NIGHT EVERY THURSDAY Two rushes by Bill Glaize, a~ WIN A FREE MINK STOLE flat pass ,to RoNnson and ,a line| LADIES ADMITTED FREE ' smash by Burns moved the pig-] skin to the IW 6 and a first down. / Jackson plunged to the .t~hree yard / line ,and Burns then slid overt his own ri,g~t side for the s~ore. I. 5 Tom Doyle's pla~ekick was wide. ] Tom Stocks and Frye se~ up the | second Pa,nther six-pointer. Stocks/ nailed a James Wood punt receiv- 1 er right in his tracks at the JW] 47 and after .a 15-yard penalty| CHARLES TOWN, W VA had shoved ~he Cblonels .back tel the drive stalled. Charles Town's defense was sparked up fron,t by All-Sectional tackle Danny Eismon, Bill Chicc- hirichi and Jimmy Coulter. Jerry Frye was the mainstay of the Pan thers' pass defense, intercepti,ng two of the Colonels aerials as James Wood completed only one of eight .heaves-and that one on pass in,terference. Score by periods: James Wood 0 0 0 0-- 0 Charles Town 0 13 7 0--20 Touchdowns: Charles Town- Burns 2 (three yard run, four yd. ~n), Robinson (36 yard pass). Ex r~ points: Charles Town-T. Doy- ~le 2 t ,.placements) .......... the The MussUlman High football- ,Vi,me t~e Applemen put on Vheir meal w~ill be served inside. Franz ers, smarting under three previous bad performan,ces, rose up Friday a f,ternoon on Choir home fie.)d and smacked down a hapless and pu~uOhless bunch of SheVherds- town High Cardinals for a 25-7 decision in w~h,a~t was one of 0he ,biggest surpnises o~f the Friday and S~turday foot,ball act,ion. While CoaCh Steve I~i,pley's boys were l~anding out their best all- around game df the season, tlne Shepherdstown 'boys ,tur'ned in ~Vheir poorest e~hibition of the year. The Musselman boys who ,had scored only th.ree tou0hdbwns all seasc,n, charged, blocked, tack- led and ran hard all afternoon in upset~ting ~;!he Jefferson county clUb 'by tthe one-sided margin, The Cardinals, w~h,o had drop- ped a close decAsion to Harpers Ferry and t~hen ran away from Hedgesviile, were never able in ,the ent4re game to generate any t~hing t~hxt closely rsembled a ser- ious scoring threat. A,t the same best offensive show of bhe season. In contrast to the tired looking and cert,ainly unenthused Cardin- als, the Applemen led by the fine quarterbacking of Bill Gess, did just about every,t'hi:ag right, Fri- day. CoaCh Ripley's red,hot club ig- ni~ted by 1Jess" 16-5~ard sweep, drove 74 yards for its openin,g TD. Steady gains by Albert Jackson, Au~try Dorsey and Gess, plus a Cl~artie Brown to Gess pass and another aerial from Gess to Rich- ard Gano, moved the ball down to the Cardinal 14. After three plays wound up losing t.hree yards the Applemen went,, in,to a spread and Brow,n tossed to Oess w~ho ga i~hered in Uhe pigskin a~ the Car- ;dlnai 13 and whirled away from a ~t~alf dozen tacklers to bat paydir~t. Dorse#'s ll-yard pun*t retm'n of a short Cardinal punt gave the Ap plemen another scoring opIN)Ptun- i,ty moments lxter at the visitors' 21. 1%unning plays by Gess, Dot- Turn To Page 2-~ Taylor, Berkeley Coun,ty Agricul- ture Agent will direct the prepar- a~tion of the food. Professor Harris as Homecom- ing comm4ttee ch'a~irman has ex- ,tended an inv, fta'tion to all alumni and friends of the college to a~t- ,tend. The program of eveners calls for regqstration to begin at 9 a. m. Sa~turday morning in the Ravas Den ~,here refre~men%s win be a~ailable. 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