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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 11 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1978 a~M Stadiu m ir ;easoll By Dq feati ipshi Jr. High 29-26 NTCH B Ildogs et Indiazs It all began some ten weeks pected for this finalgame. former Harpers Ferry and Jefferson ago. It winds up this week-end, Up Martinsburg way, the MHS well as Penn State basketball star, the regular 1978 scholastic Bulldogs play their most im- mBuenos Aires, Argentina where he is football season, portant game of the season with professional basketball, that everything As area squads sing their two objectives in mind . . . an swan song, some will be trying to undisputed claim to the Tri-State ng along smoothly. Chris, who keeps insalvage some last minute glory, I.e.ague championship and a Roger Ramey, prominent Charles others may be hoping for pest: possible bid to the West Virginia erchant, says now that the "culture season playoffbi ds. Class Triple A playoffs, i "i has worn and he can speak a fairly Jefferson High s Cougars will Standing in the way of Mar- ~ . : '.~ Spanish, things are running much be among these hoping to con- tinsburg is a good Waynesboro j ~ ' r~ "~ ~I n~ ~i~ii 1 ~ ~ n~'~ clude the year with,a victory as High eleven that has posted a7 ~ : ~. "~',~ ,i~ : Hereports the team he is playing for Coach Jim Kessels improved and 2 record, identical with U ng together and they have won five of team tackles the Beavers of Martinsburg's; and is one game ' six games. Chris said he is now Bluefield High School at the behind the Bulldogs in the Tri- ng about 35 points per game. He reports pefferson stadium at Shenan- State League standings. doah Junction. ' "~ ~' '~:~ ii '~ iii ~ n has been all over Argentina playing Like the majority of .lef A WaynesK)oro win woum all and the country sure is a big one . ---- . !l made!~ ~in for [] glljA wm Saturday will send ferson s onnonents'Bl,~fiola leave Martmsburg tied with re not many people, however, once you will be no vushover The Waynesboro, and possibly South :uenos Aires, Chris reports Chris tolcl downstaters -wh- ~o,a Carroll for the Tri-State Title, ' there is a chance he might back in the strong, have suffered three .and would dash any playoff i~i in January and he would like to play for defeats in nine starts, and have hopes the Bulldogs might have. I i ~ ~ dropped out of contention for a Also on Friday night, the asketbaUteam in the section. Last season playoff s ot in West "' successful Berkeley Springs P Vlrgmm . . Shown above are the members of the 1978 Har- row (left to right) -- Lou Robinson, Chuck Weaver vas an outstanding player for Rarney. Tri le A c ve ' " High Indians will travel across P om ht]on. But down in the southern hart the Route 522 Bridge over the pers Ferry Junior High Football squad which wind Jim Soyans, Bill Johnston, Pat Welch, Jerry Hill, YOFF HOPES SQUASHED -- The high of the state they vlav a r-d Potomac River to tangle with up another winning season last Thursday afternoon, Mike McDonald, Roy Banjoman, Chris Conway, chich the Berkeley Springs High Indians nosed game ancl "tha't's what arch-riyal'Hancock, by defeating Hampshire County Junior High 29-26 I Mike Shepherd, ScoR Penwell, Tim Hough, and r a berth on the State schoolboy football Jefferson can expect Friday Berkeley Springs, under in Harpers Ferry. The victory was the fifth for the I head coach Bruce Davidson. Back row (left to night. Coach Clyde Wilson, now owns little Tigers in eight games. First row (left to right [ . 's were dashed by the Hampshire High Although Jefferson's record,is six victories and three defeats; --- Assistant Coach Terry Mumaw Todd Furr I right) -- Assistant Coach John Piccolomini, John s of Romney when they defeated the In- now2and7, recent changes have Hancock, with a rebuilding Shawn Willis, Chuck Long'erbeam, I eith Weaver', I Fridley, Richard Viands, George Ferraiuolo, Wil- )y a 14-0 SCOre. Although it might have added offensive punch to the program, owns a like record. Tim Manuel, Dwayne Smith, Eric Tedder, Keith I bur Ryan, Mark Cogle, Kent Dillow, Willard Jack- nsidered a longshot chance prior to the Cougar attack. Against a top- Both are assured of winning notch Bishop Walsh eleven last seasons, no matter what the Mumaw, Willard Jackson, Rusty Blackford, Kenny I son, Mike Smith, Tom Bentley, Frank Tomlin, Wes the Indians and their fans knew after the Friday evening, Jefferson ex- outcome Friday. Dillow, and assistant coach Roger Edge. Second I Beahm and Glen Dodson. the Trojans, that they will not have to celled in every statistical The Harpers Ferry Junior l opening kickoff when he reacedl relyingmainlyonthestrengthof[close8-6victoryovertheEagies, any traveling plans The def " eat was department, but lost, 13 to 6 Saturday afternoon, Y ~ mlrO In eight games. Nonetheless, Coach Kessel Musselman and Williamsport High Football team wound up I about 60 yards for a touchdown. I their big power running fullback I with Roy Banjamon scoring the had to be pleased with the way wind up their seasons at another winning season last [ Then on the next play of the ] drove for another TD to close the [ lone Tiger touchdown and taking tlDLDING -- After 24 years of hard work the club performed offensively Williamsport. The winner will Thursday afternoon, Nov." 2, on i game, Scott Penwell took a pass I gap to 29-20 and then early in the [ a pass from Chris Conway for contributions They've always done a cop third place in the Bi-State their home field by edging the ] from Chris Conway in the end [ final period they scored again to I the two extra points. to the athletic program at Ham shire Junior Hi h zone for the two extra points and make it 29-26 In their third game at Capon creditable job offensively, even League standings. Mussulman Pioneers by a 29-26 score in an Ithe Tigers had an 8-0 lead. I And with only two minutes of [Bridge the Tigers tore the ,County High School, the Clarke Countythough the calibre of the up- needs a victory to guarantee a P g " " " Booster Club is disbanding. During theposition has been, overall, the winning Season. The Applemen exciting and hard-fought battle. [ Then Roy Banjoman put[ play remaining the PioneersI Bridgers to pieces and they did The victory gave the little Tigers Harpers Ferry in frontby a 14-0 were headed goalward again the same thing to the Marylands '-spill in which the Eagle Boosters have toughest a Jefferson squad has are currently 5 and 4.a 5-3 seasonal mark, just one i~ore when he raced 60 yards on l when Shawn Willis intercepted a I School for the Deaf of Frederick, operating, it s members earned and game.eVer had to face, game after ~hark'Williamsp rt'is alreadyWith assureda 6 and of 3 victor sh of their 6-2 record of[ a punt return Seconds later Hampshire pass to stop the Md aana~,^ ~ted morethan $25,000.00 to the ex- Game time Friday night is8 inishing up with a Y y ' ' " last season, iChns Conway passed to Ban-I drive. After this break, HarpersI In their fifth time out they ke' urt rm.en.t of the .athletic facilities o'clock. A good crowd is us- winning ledger, plus on the Coach Bruce Davidson's [ joman for the extra point Ferry started a drive of its own/played host to Moorefield Junior aid off rugn School. Last week the Tigers jumped out to a big 16-0 1 Late in the second period [ and had moved inside the[ High for the first meeting of the cil i" .' me note on me present fine press ~ ~ lead over the Pioneers in the [ Hampshire County managed to,Hampshire 20-yard stripe when| two schools and they edged : .= wnlcllltsponsoredtheClarke Jefferson Has Inspired firsttw minu'tes fplaybY/get nthesc reboardwhentheir|thegameended',Moorefield by a12-0 score with scoring two touchdowns and four [ big 230 pound fullback broke,Playing outstanding ball in| Mike "Smith scoring on a kickoff stadiUmco mpletedand it waSthereeXpectedwill bethaton extra points in five plays. But| through the Tigers line andt this game and for the most partI return and also an off-tackle tn . 13-6; thenthePi neerst ktime ut'|outraced| the secondary for a ~ all season for the Tigers were :| play. "e t" Game But S S, regrouped theirforcesand with touchdown tomakethescorel6- Mike Smith, the team's leadin Inthe6th amelia r s Fer ot the club and a vote to disband it. g g rpar ry the power running of their big|6 at the halfway mark. [ scorer with 95points. He playedl was ahead 6-0 in the first half, ason the Booster Club is closing up shop is 230-pound fullback, came back,Then in the third period Chris,tailback on the offense and| but lost out in the home stretch k of interest now on the part of people to be Bulldogs Winners Again,took a pass interception by lPors Ferry touchdown on a lBanjoman, big Tigers fullback|al4.6score. Pass interceptions ve part of the organization, accor to make a game of it. In fact it [ Conway scored the third Har- I cornerback on the defense; RoyI to Charles Town Junior High by ain, president.about aCain said for a nmd ng The Jefferson High School I yard line where Kevin Hook Shawn Willis, an 8th grader and / quarterback run and then Tim [ and linebacker; Chris Conway,| and counter plays by the Charles ,~ivWe .l/l~tYhh01.f dozen people have football team's record dipped to [darted over and then kicked the the smallest player on the field, |Hough 23-6 Harpers [quarterback and linebacker;| Town gridmen decided the 2 and 7 last Friday night when I extra point to make it 7 to 6. to stop a last-minute drive by the i Ferry by kicking the extra point, [ Tim Hough, offensive tackle and| contest in favor of Charles Town. " e organization and it is no longer the Cougars were edged by Another interception in the Pioneers for what would have/ Hampshire county came right l defensive nose guard; Chuck|Mike,Smith scored Harpers efor this small group to continue with the Bishop Walsh of Cumberland, [ fourth quarter put Bishop Walsh been a game-winning touch- / back to get back into the ball I Weaver, defensive and of-[ Ferry s touchdown on a screen dnln withOUtsaid he additionalhad hopedhelPthe clubfr mwouldParentS'in- Md 13 to 6, at the Jefferson in possession at the 25. Mickey down. Hampshire had driven/game by scoring a touchdown I fensive tackle; Scott Penwell,[ pass. h ame Ha rs dee into Harpers Ferr Tiger and runningfor two extra points tight end and a defensive cur- In their 7t g rpe more people in it's work and programs, stadium at Shenandoah Junc-foCutnninghamwentover from the whenWillispickedoffaPioneer/P Y Just before the third period ] nerback." I Ferry lest their third game of tion. our, the point was missed. Cougar fans watched as an[ For Bishop Walsh it was the aerial. ./ended Roy Banjoman raced 40 [ The Tigers opened theirI the season this time by a 19-8 has not happened. He said the club wentinspired Jefferson squad won I seventh victory in nine stal'ts. I yards for a touchdown to make it,season early in September with| score to Musselman. Mike Smith five years ago for one-half the cost of the everything but the final score Elsewhere in schoolboy Mike Smith brought the large,29-14 and the try for the extra [ a 25-0 loss to Shepherd-[ gave Harpers Ferry their only mX and facilities. And since then about a The Cougars rolled up 17 first I football, Martinsburg High crowd, mostly Harpers Ferry,point via place kick failed. I stown. Next they went toI touchdown of the game on 'a Zen people have worked like Trojans to try downs to 6 for Bish?p Walsh, and ~ssured itself of no worse than a students, to their feet on the / But Hampshire County, [ Hedgesville and chalked up aI kickoff return. the Booster Club operatin a rushed for 292 ya~s to 108 for tie for the Tri-State League leclub's had'-- been-g paldt leastoff the Marylanders. championship by defeating fka~A|" lnmzA=," ~A| S l i~ I~ = Ibeen hat' for 1,312 yards total 'o-uw eenoone What,m " But it was in the passing i Westminster, 20to14. ~llll~ JUHIQI . nann rn ll~ll11(~ Mllffl~ ] offense and 95 points in the last -,- .appen m me Stuns, thenew equipment, no one knows, department that Jefferson Here, too, was a game in U|Mh leAi| waNi wzwvrFllVnV II~lll I~ |w|U~L . i three games -- figures which are ere is one thing for sure the loss of the proved deficient. There, they] which Martinsburg dominated [[]J ll,UUJJ|l~ = . - . In or at all typical of the Rams could pick up only eight yards / the statistics. The Bulldogs had who have been noted for their ' High School,srClub will be a real Athletic fund.bl w to the Clarke passes Verall; ledandtotW Bishopintercepted/Walsh ~ first downs; Westminster 9. N~vAmh~l r ] ~,TK Win ~aturd~ To Get I strong defense against the rush artinsburg had 364 yards total "~;L~'h.arlesTownJu~or~i~ I.~K-- Illlnlfl A i R lanAdfl wY] lhde e nsts' disap- touchdowns. offense, 340 of it on the ground; girls b asketbailteam, sporting ill'tO WVl~[~ ~l UflWl [pointing - slast-s ondlossto The visiting Spartans, who had/ Westminster had 159 yards, 100 SS COUNTRY ENDS -- Although the previously beaten the two I of it rushing, a record of II wins against only - =I, .=, w= ^ v ~ [ Concord three weeks ago, the one defeat, is now nointin, The suuoen couapse of the 6 and ~ reeorn imo ~amraay ~ z ~ on High Cougars failed to qualify anyone Cumberland powers, Allegany I Martinsburg scored on a v ~Sh rmms nave nan mmcuay Setung and Fort Hill, fell behind in the Randy Fulk to Bobby Redman i toward the four-team, Junior epberd College football team, match-up which gets underway I ~,~,a ,~ ~ ,v~i,h,~ nmo ~vlv state cross country meet, they were in- first quarter when Scott Walker, I pass of 12 yards; Fulk on a 28-hig" h tournament to be" held which has seen the Rams lose at 1'30 " fin their subsequent~ contests. l in the outcome of the event, held at converted from quarterback to ] yard run; and Kevin Jenkins on i November 15 and 16, at the mrown me i~ormern L~ivision turnovers and a vumerame pass I Wednesday and Thursday mew rest mree games, has Last ~aturaay, excessive[ In that meet, Elkins won its first-ever ' L~esp~e me~r atomy m move Je by edging Parkersbur,97 98 Mar fullback, plunged over from the afiveyard jaunt. W tminster's Charles Town Junior High title race in the West Virginia defense led to a surprising 35 to 7 ] ae ttvnamUie Uem.e'Yoment:m 0 g " one yard line following a lscores came on two yard and ~mnasium Intercollegiate Conferenceintoa Fairmont State victory over l . C ,ne of 12 schools with its entire team sustained drive. Thekick for the / five yard runs, by Fred Sisk. ~ ",state-- oz; conmsmn ~nepnera ~earzyin memsttwol~am~, anu Although Coach Charlie Hines " . -- [ in both contests, the opponents finished eleventh and failed to place an extra point failed. / Martinsburg s record climbed team had a game to play today While Concord College has The trams were plaguer wire h . a .'~d ovo~" Jefferson maintained that lead I to 7 and 2; Westminster s mark " :'ca ure nt's ~w ~u,w~ ~ : ~ ~.: at Capon Bridge, they obviously pt d the Southern D~wsion sm turnovers and Fmrmo [,~.o i,~ ,~ ~ ]essal runnerwas Martinsburg'sin the first topten finishers.rformer until the third quarter, and / droppedto4 and 5' are looking forward- to the" titleoutrzght, at least four teams opportuntstlc Falconsl~ m, ~ L. 'th . pe,appeared to be driving for ] Mnsselman High s Applemen, tournament and the opportunity remain in the running for the capitalized by striking back w~th [ [0 M~/Ull$Oa~ ,e course in 12th place. Jeff Adkins, of another score when Bishop ] trailing at halftime, exploded for to earner additional honors Northern crown, including the four touchdown passes from,The Jefferson County Branch ', repeated his championship per- Walsh's Larry FarreU in- ] 32 points in the second half and The tournament opens Shepherd Rams freshman quarterback LudINAACP Will hold its monthly :e of 1977 by winnin a ain " ln'* g thm year. But tercepted a Cougar pass on the tripped the Petersburg High Wednesday, November 15, at Actually, Shepherd need only Touisgnant. ,J~ting ~esday, Nov. 14 7:38 goal line and returned it to the [ Vikings, 32 to 6. The statistics 6-30 n m with Charles Town defeat West Virginia State this Shepherd was playing without I p.m. at the Sti PhillipEpiscopal "~p ~ecl~ley from finishing in Jefferson 40. From there, the / ~h?ealed just how dominant was meeti~CaponBrid~ze Asecond Saturday afternoon at some key figures in its lineup|Parish Hall Members of the place.6 championship,Incidentally' finishedKeyser' thirdWhiChinW nthe Marylanders drove to the six ' rollede Applemenu 396 ards ffensein totalas they tame at 8 o'clock pits Romne,~ Shepherdstown . and the Rams Saturday n including GreAll'/Jefferson County School Board a score of 113. p y of-ngainst Harpers Ferry. will be wmners in the North, no Amerzca. fullback, gg has been mvited, to continue, the game A. Gregory led the Bullets lense, 337 on the ground, while The chamnionshin round will matter what the outcome of Warfzeld and startmg quar-I forum on planning m the with 12 pts. followed by J. i Petersburg was limited to 44 be nlayed :thursday evenin~ other divisional games, terback StocktonWright.lschonl system. Stephenson with 6 pts. D. Nelson [ yards overall. November 16, at the Charles nly " ' [ p ' " So sudde,~t all boils down However, the breakdown on Thee cha ter nomlnatmg and T. Mohr each added I pts. l Tim Butler scored two Town Junior High gym. to one game for Coach Walter defense is head coach Walter l committee willgive the report at for the victory. C. Cornell led the Muaselmantonchdowns, onruns In the meantime, Charles BarrsRamswho while winning Barrs main concern:~t'thlZithis meeting ~The public is on- Blazers with 6 pts. I of 4 and I yards; Steve Boyd ran Town posted its eleventh win ~ their first six games in a row, point. /: ~ i lcouraged 'and urged to attend. In the second game the Royals ] 57 yards for another tally; the season Monday evenin# were talking ahout bowl bids and The normally-rugged andIThe executive committee will rolled by the Sonics 26-11. In this Randy Stewart scored from the defeating Harpers Ferry, 28 ~ nationa! ranking. . stingy Shepherd defense, has ~meet at 7:00 p.m. game D. Jenkins and W. Roberts I 1;and Tommy LeFevre kicked a 19. The winners led 6 to 2 at the led the Royals with 10 pts. each 17-yard field goal. Mussulman end of the first quarter, 17 to 8 at Shepherd to the Coal Bowl followed by P. Rudolph 4 pts. has won 5 and lost 4. half and 23 to 16 at the end of against Concord, with a chance ] I and J. Jones with2 pts. B. The Hampshire High Trojans, three periods, to vindicate an early loss to DicksonledtheSonicswith3pts. who hope they'll he included in Wendy Whitehair led the Concord that started the slide In the third game the Hawks the West Virginia Class Double Charles Town attack with 17 downward for the Rams. ' IMC L01 Saturday, Nov. II -- first crushed the takers by a 30-17 A playoffs, had little trouble points. With two points each West Virginia State comes to ~' $ game 12:30 p.m. -- Hawks vs. score. In this game W. Puller led beating Hedgesville High's were GinaWhitacre, Kim Craig, Shepherdstown off a loss to West Royals; takers vs. Sonics; the Hawks with 20 pts. followed Eagles, 38 to 7. Hedgesville Crystal Williams, Evelyn Hough Virginia Tech, which eliminated Sales -- Service parts W~ Blazers vs. Bulls; and Bullets by A. Frazier with 6 pts. T. cohcluded its season with 2 wins, and Dana Sill, while Connie the Yellow Jackets from the 1 0 vs. Celtics. Evans and S. WiUingham and2 seven defeats auda tie; Hamp- Herbert had one point. Kay Southern Division Race. The MERC 1 O Tuesday -- Nov. 14 Celtics pts. each for the Hawks. R. Tyler shire weund up with an B and 2 Hicksled Harpors Ferry with 8. Jackets aren't.exceptionally TOYOTA-= EDES-BENZ 1 O vs. Sorties; and Bulls vs. Royals. led the Lakers with 8 pts. mark. Charles Town will wind up strong offensively, but make up 0 1 BY EDDIE FISHER In the fourth and final game of Berkeley Springs posted its regular season play this if- for it on defense. State ranks New and Used Cars and Trucks next-to-last in the WVIAC in to- O 1 Action for the 1978-79 Midget the afternoon the Celtics rolled sixth win of the season against ~rnoon at L'38at Cepon Bridge. tal offense, averagir~ only 150 Over200 units in stock 9 1 Basketball League got un- by the Bulls 23-6. In this game C, three defeats, beating Berkeley's quarterback, Craig yards per game rushing and 74 O I. derway on Saturday Nov. ,4 at Smith led the Celtics attack with Moorefield, 49 to 27. Both ball Potter, put on a real aerial show yards Imssing. nnd on order the Charles Town Junior High 10 pts. followed by C. Ott with 5 clubs moved the ball w~ll as he completed 22 of 28 passes On defense, the Jackets give 1~15 ValleyAvenue'Winchester, Va. Gym. pts D. Potter 4 pts. E. Rodgers throughout the high-scoring for 290 yards and two touch- up only 116 yards on the ground PHONE: 1-703 - 9200 ~m. In the first game of the new and T. Jenkins added 2 pts. each contest. Berkeley posted 471, downs. Potter iced the cake by and 83 via the pass to lead the Bul ;ts vs. season the Bullets scored a 20-16 for the Celtics. H. Payne led the yards in total offense, sneaking over for two additional state in total team defense. The JULY 13 - TF~ ~ IJOM~ 7511 vs. Blazers. [ victory over the Blazers. In the Bulls with 4 pts. Moorefield 327. Jackets an overall