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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13,197"/ 11 Will Host Strasburg Friday Night In Only Action In County NEWS and VIEWS i e col ivar, 191 M. lean mapla rm r d end , pedJ Ditti lamp, bed, yer, d dia's. iS, m dler, q bike, taina s, CI setS, lets, ! 'd prd STANTON WILL BE MISSED: Sam Stanton, Jefferson High football star, who has playing a lot of free ball for the Shepherd Rams this season as defensive back, is the remainder of the season with a knee . Sam, who ran into hard luck even before when he sustained a shoulder arm injury in a highway accident, had come strong by the time the season started and was the only returner in the Ram defensive from last season. The Senior from was looking forward to a great season the Rams and he was having just that when luck again hit him in the form of the recent jury. Sam had already recorded 14 solo stops md 12 assists. He had also picked off one pass. He will be replaced by Stockton Wright, a junior  luarterback who has seen duty at the corner rock slot. HUMMER TOP NETTER: Brenda Hummer, _-. ]kho was an outstanding tennis star at Jefferson gh School last season, and who is now fourth ceded on the Shepherd College girls' tennis quad, is really sparking the Ram girls this eason with her great play. The smooth-playing eshman is the only undefeated player on oach Roger Park's team. iH , f RAM RUNNERS IMPROVING: Shepherd llege's Cross Country team, which last week toed at 4-4, has shown real improvement with sch meet, according to head coach Harry 'oung. Sophomore John Hamilton has been the ram's top runner thus far this season. But eammatea Larry Darnell and DwayneLate are iving him some tough competition for the top t. Although the Ram squad consists of only ve runners, they have finished competitively in very meet. Shepherdstown Jr. High Will Host Berkeley Springs Today; Shepherd At W00Ube00y i Gridiron action will be the ta ' j "es, they also lightest in Jefferson County this now have only a 19-player roster S weekend of the entire 1977 season with only two battles to take place, one in Shepherd- stown this afternoon, Thursday, and the other Friday night at Jefferson High School. * The Shepherdstown Junior High Cardinals, showing a 4-1 record will go after their 5th victory at 1:30 this afternoon, Thursday, when they play host to the Berkeley Springs Junior High gridmen. Then on Friday night the Jefferson High Cougars will be hosting the Strasburg, Va., High gridmen in a game set for 8 p.m. The Cougars now showing a record of two victories, three defeats and one tie, will be fielding a very badly injury riddle team against the Virginians and this game which bad been counted as a possible victory for the Cougars at the start of the season, could now very well be a real "toughie" for the Cougars. Coach Jim Kessel and his assistants are now not ordy faced with the loss of seven regular upon which to call for the Friday night game. There will also be a big battle at Hedgesville High School Friday night at 8 when the Eagles play host to their long- time cross-county rivals, the Muaselman High gridmen d Inwood. This battle has traditionally been a tough one for both teams and there is no reason to believe that this game will not be as hard-fought and close as those in past years. The Saturday action which will be holding local interest will be the one which will take place at West Liberty College in the Northern Panhandle, where the Shepherd College gridmen will be tangling with the Hilltoppers. i Also Saturday afternoon, the West Virginia Mountaineers will be hosting the Boston College gridmen in a big Homecoming game in Morgantown. PLANS FOR FRIDAY 8HOOTING MATCH The Blue Ridge Mt. Fire Unit will sponsor a shooting match every Friday night starting at 7 p.m. at the fire hall. Jerry Randell Continues To Win As Cougars Split Meets The ace runner on the Jef- John DeRhonda and Kevin ferson High Cross Country team Coulter, gave Jefferson third -- Jerry Randell -- continues to win, now showing seven con- secutive victories, despite the fact the Cougar squad could do no better than sprit a pair of i meets last week. The Cougars are now 5-7 in meets. For instance, on October 3, the Cougar runners played host to the Frederick, Md., High run- ners and Randell chalked up his 6th consecutive victory in leading Jefferson High to a close 22-23 victory. Randell covered the 2.6 mile Jefferson course in 14:09 minutes, some distance in front of Frederick's Chris Conner who had a 14:27 minute run. T R e K E S By BMdy Smoot Beautiful Tennis weather has greeted us aboundingiy during our fall schedule, and it just adds that much more to the pleasure of being out on the courts. Some players have already headed for the protected confines of indoor tennis during the winter season having taken up weekly residency at Leesburg or Frederick compounds. I per- sonally have enjoyed the many weeks of fun I've had with Wands Perry, Ceil Frazier and Gall Price playing indoors at Tuscarora Racquet Club. Double Standings: Biddy Smoot-Pat Dopson 8:1; Margie Sparks-Judy McGehee 6-I; JoAnn Perkins-Pat Meehan 5-I; Benner-Susan Skinner 5-2'. Nancy Pritchard-Linda Gibbons 5-3; Pearl Perkins-Lynn Um- scheid 4-3; Helen Wright-Berb Psillas 4-3; Rachel Hayes- Carolyn Snyder 3-2; Twila: Carra-Eleanor Manzuk 3-5; Gall Price-Betty Dickey 3-5; Maggie Whitehair-Barb George 2-7; Grace Vitez-Gail Smallwood I-7; Ceil Frazier-Jean Doyle 0-8. and fourth place in the race, with Singles: Group A: Ann GaLl Parker giving Jefferson a Hamilton over Barb Benner 8-0: 6th place finish and Garland Rachel Hayes over Wanda Perry Engle finishing in the 8th spot. 8-4; Claudia Testa over Marie On Oct. 4th, the Cougar run- McCanuel 8-6; Maggie ners went to Leesburg, Va., and Whitehair over Grace Vitez 9-7 while Jerry Randell chalked up Nancy Pritehard over Grace another victory, the Cougars Vitez 8-6 went down to defeat. Group B: Betty Hodgson over Randell covered the 2.6 mile course in 16:43 minutes to win the event, with Jobn DeRhonda giving Jefferson a third finish by covering the distance in 17:12 minutes. Kevin Coulter finished 8th for the Cougars; Gaff Parker, 9th and Garland Engle, finished 11th. RED BROWN MO8T DESERVING: Our old rag-time friend, A. L. "Shorty" Hardman, orts editor of the Charleston Gazette, is romoting another long time personal friend of urs -- Robert N. "Red" Brown, for the W. Va. ports Hall of Fame this Fall. Shorty, you could ot have come up with a better selection for such n honor and we sure hope he makes it. Shorty's eaiss on,ce is that most of the sports writers today n an t reme_ber Red Brown's days as a player LARRY MYERS, "SMOKEY" CAPTURE a coacn, "ney remember him only for his 18 HONORS AT HORSE AND PONY SHOW .. ars as athletic director at West Virginia WINNEI. Larry Myers, Jr., of Jefferson ys: Redhas had a sparkling carr both as a County, and his horse "Smokey", captured three yer and coach. In fact, his career has been so i honors recently when they competed in the 4-H ltRatanding he might well have been voted into I and Future Farmers of America Junior Horse e Hall of Fame before, but he delayed his [ and Ponyshow. Paul Groves, a Jefferson County bllity by serving so long as athletic director ] 4-H leader, presents Larry with his ribbon for tt WVU. Now that Red has cleared those five I winning the Catalog Race, Junior Division. ][e_m's_ of retirement required before he could I Larry.. also won the junior division of the Pole me eligible for the honor, he now certainly I Bending event and then was the recipient of the ts all the qualifications to be voted into the l Champion Contest Horbe Award for the junior : of ram?,. He,,jobts other red-hot eligibles I division. He was among young equestrians from ]pkeClydeB. Pud Hutson, EddieBertrug, etc., [ throughout West Virginia who vied for honors in .dll be vo,,t,t upon this year. Dr. Marshall / the annual competition, tde Sleepy Gleam, of Charles Town, a [ !_,enber of the Hall of Fame himself, and who / ,ledour attention to the Hardman column, also | B e  30 0.....(  Brow. is 00manly most / vecommgapartoftheW. Va. HallofZame | O..Ftd VOd '.." [ 4'0,- }00vB KI0000IiiEATION CENTER O c 4:, BILLIARDS. PINBALL ! Susan Skinner 8-3; Jo Ann Perkins over Pat Dopson 6-5; Athey over Snowden Kisner 8-3; Betty Hodgson over Pat Meehan 8-1; Toni Erchak over Lucy Athey 8-4; Lucy Athey over Susan Skinner 8-3. Group C: Judy Phalen over Barb George 8-1; Margie Fargo over Elaine Begeman 8-3; Jean Romine over Linda Gibbons 8-3. $6 Box Tdzada Teket Introduced CHARLES TOWN -- The Charles Town Races will initiate $6 Box Trizacta wagering beginning Tuesday, Oct. 11. At present, $12 Box Trlzacta tickets are sold. The $8 Box is equal toa $I wager on each of six combinations and will return the holders of winning tickets one- half of the payoff of a $2 mutuel. "It will give the fans an op- portunity to spread their dollar further and still give them a Shepherdstown Jr. High Gddmen Rally In Closing Minutes To Defeat Chades Town CARDINAL OFFENSIVE LINE: Shown above are the regulars who make up the offensive line of the Shepherdstown Junior High Cardinals, who chalked up their 4th victory in five games last Thursday night on the Charles Town Junior High gridiron. Members of the squad as shown above are: Left to Right -- Robert Buracker, Terry Engle, Joe Kessel, John Couser, Kevin Weister, Jim Reed, and Steve Weigel. (Photo by Steve DiGiuUian) The Shepherdstown Junior High football team chalked up their fourth victory in five games last Thursday night, October 6, on the Charles Town Junior High gridiron. They had to come from behind in the waning minutes of the game to defeat a stubborn and fired-up bunch of Charles Town Junior High Panthers by a slim 16-12 margin. The Panthers coached by Harry Hopkins, all but bad an upset victory in the bag over the Cardinals of Shepherdstown, when the Cardinals took off for 16 big points to overcome the 12-0 lead which the Panthers beld. Charles Town jumped into a 6- 0 first period lead and were still in front at halftime. Then in the third period, they pushed over another touchdown to move in front, 12-0. And with the Cardinals making numerous mistakes and the Panthers playing good football, R appeared the Pan- thers had the Cardinals really caged. But with two minutes of play remaining, Bob Lebida, ace runner and scorer for the Car- dinah, who had been out of the Cardinal line-up due to burns on his chest and arms suffered in a fire at his home, broke loose for a 70-yard touchdown run to make the score 12-8. Then seconds later, the Cardinals closed the gap to 12-8, when Chris Jenkins passed to tave Weigle for the two extra points on conversion to make R 12-8. Then on the ensuing kick-off, the Cardinals really got their biggest break of the game when Charles Town fumbled the hall and Jerry Grantham recovered it for Shepherdstown on the Charles Town 40-yard stripe. Four plays later the Cardinals had turned defeat into victory for themselves with a touchdown run of 12 yards by Tom Boyle. On chance at a big payoff", General Manager Robert G. Leavitt, said the next play, Chris Jenkins and "'_'""T:'_'; .... m,ncino2% the new waero__- Steve Weigle again teamedon theUP ..... . ^,,,lder I for a pass completion The o oox wm r'a- u  [ --,-- ;.'o  .... ,,--;on and it Charles  Town * fans the $3 . p,,.- ,,,,,- .... combine a mutuel ticket was 16-12 for me uaramam. '  Cardinal Coach Duane from PH.CO  o.om, .as. /  I and schedules tO increase your enoymen( [  J $I. retai, value FREE I ,'ilJJ I "with a demonstration of I  k. | PH,O'S NeW 2- (DGON.) 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Coach Colebank said that while his offensive forward wall played very well, the some half dozen fumbles the Cardinals made, along with other mistakes, helped the Panthers to keep the Cardinals from scoring in the first three periods of play. south Jefferson PTA To Meet Monday at 7 South Jefferson Elementary P,T.A. will meet Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. There will be a covered dish dinner for the parents and teachers, followed by a program by Donald Mickey. Overlooked The world has forgot- ten, in its concern with Left and Right, that there is an Above and Below. .Times, Hampton, Ia. DEBBIE HAINES, "MISTY" TAKE AWARD iN SENIOR CATALOG RACE WINNERS: The senior exhibitor division of the Catalog Race at the recent 4-H and Future Farmers of America Junior Horse and Pony Show was won by Debbie Haines of Jefferson County and her horse "Misty". Presenting the award is Paul Groves, a Jefferson County volunteer 4-H leader. Debbie was one Of many young equestrians from throughout West Virginia who vied for honors in a variety of competitions at the annual event. Charles Town Races