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OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1959 VIEWS BY MAX BROWN Tigers To Brunswick Tonic ht! Panther Entertain Musselman Friday AREA CAGE CARD TONIGHT (THURSDAY) Brunswick (Md.) a,~ Harpers Ferry FRIDAY NIGHT Musselman at Charles Town Wheeling at Shepherd College St. Joseph's at Williamsport SATURDAY NIGHT eight men who will see some ser- vice in the game. Steve Wilt, Mike Biller, John Littleto,n and Ernie Webb will be operating alternat- ing at the forward positions, with Tommy Manuel at the center post and Gary Iden, Donnie Hetzel and Raymond Galloway at the guard golfers receiving trophies and awards Then tonight Jefferson County berland. ni "g Golf and Country Club dinner last cage :fans will have their first opl Hundreds of cage fans in the ,ght... , portunity to see what one of the:section will also have their eyes , .. ~;, ~ . . county's three high school teams,trained on Marti~sburg radio sta will have this season when the ltion WEPM Saturday night for BEN, B .... , JAMIN writes from Lewisburg, W. Harpers Ferry High Tigers open the West Virginia-Penn State P c/ Max:---You are 100)r RIGHT about Charles- their seasc,n by playing host to game to be played in Mountain- "'a-t t particular 1/10 point--the Eastern Pan- Brunswick (Md.) High's cagers, i eer Field House in Morgantown. There will be a doubleheader, Monday college basketball will ,5 to fight for state recognition. The Charleston with the 'Harpers Ferry Jayvees, I have the spotlight with VMI play ling West Virginia in .Morgantow~" and their sports editors try to do a state-wide coached by Bill Burke, opening lpnd Shippensburg playing at SPecial!: "The State Newsl a0er' (The Gazette) Brunswickthe action Jayvees.at 7 p. m.ThenagainStaboutthe8 Shepherd College. Charleston area minded. No one in this part p.m. the Tigers and Brunswick i Tuesday night there will also be , knew that Clh 'les Town had such a wonderful Varsity will tangle, two battles in Jefferson county, ' nna write Stib Hardman of The Gazette '~ach:~tonnie Riee said Tues- W~rth Musselman playing the 2~ig-- day although he Is not yet sure of l ers at 'Harpers Ferry and South- . the starting lineup he has about eastern at Shepherd College. ' I 'P. (ZAKO) MORISON called in to tell us thai The Kas eW winds of Monday night blew three shingles off * * " " iS C ,,, --:- ,:- . Named Tn.Captam ales agers Win i POSSIBLY YOU didn't know it, three of the leading iockeys began the;r careers at the W & t 6rid Team l ln County League !wa Race Track... The triGof star reinsmen rank Willie Northcutt,Hartackthe andnation,s Howardleading Grant 'bug"and boy '~ :::i:::: :: !!i:::i[ITEAMsTANDI~F TEAMS W L , %" , .'.': ., ' , ::: t Bank of Charles Town 3 1 t~ ~ /w. & R. S~les 2 2 L a,e 2-B Turn To Page -~-B .... !TheMooseKaStleClub ' 0242 m ~ i ~m i " Tonight's Games IlmJNimlmml~~i~:~i;~!~ii-ii~...ImmmNB W. & R. Sales vs The Kastle ~ ~R i|[ II I ..-[ Moose vs Bank of Charles TOWnGames Dec. 17 Bank of C. T. vs W. & R. Sales | Moose The Kastle i There will not be any games the week of Dec. 24 because of Christ m~ last Thursday night's action ~;~ the Kastle and W. & R. Sales C II t~ TI :}'.~F~}!~;~;~ teams kept pace with the league- i leading Bank of 'Charles Town by i scoring close victories on the Char les Town Jun,ior High School gym TURK nasmm. ~;~i~i~.~.'.: The Kastle cagers defeated the Bank of Charles Town by a 53- ROBBY FUNKHOUSER 52 score in a double overtime Bob Funkhouser, also known as game which proved to be the most "Robby", a junior at Washingtonhotly contested and exciti,~g of and Lee University. Lexington, Va. any game played to date. Eismon Named On All.State AA First Team; Ch A Team Winter horse racing, for twenty six years a trade mark of the poI~ ular Charles Town Race Course I the close of the,successful summer [meeting last September. [ General Manager Louis Pond- ] field revealed that four ultra-rood | ]ern horse barns l~ave bee.n con- |[stzu.cted in the backstretch cap- able of aeeomodating 240 horse~ and 40 tack rooms. The gzand- stand ends have been enclosed with glass for protecetion from weather and a new four- lane entrance to the track has been cc,nstructed from U. S. High way 340. Other completed projects in- slots, here in the picturesque Sherman- elude a new hospital with six beds doah Valley, returns this monthrenovation of the old administrat Gridders to Hear Top ,'. Frederick at Allegany Manuel, Hetzel, Iden, Webb and with the opening of a 58-day ion building which now houses of N. Hagerstown at Fort [till Steve Wilt all saw service on last meeting on Weduesday, Decembe~ rices for lhe West Virginia Racing 'S of Baltimore Colts Penn State at W. Vs. year's Ferry team. 16. Commis.~ion. its clerks, the admiss Friday night i;n the Charles Featuri,ng a number of plant im ion and TRPB department~; a THE AMERICAN LEGION POST of Charles MONDAY Town High gymnasium the Chat" rtains the Purplie Panther football squad Thurs- VMI at W. Vs. les Town High Panthers will provements designed for fuz'the~ new dml telephone system; a new Shippensburg at Shepherd swing into action for the first winter comfort for the fans. CAm raci,ng secretary's office and an ex les Town once again will be thetension to the press box with an , December 17 at the Legion Home, some of TUESDAY time playing Musselman High. only track o erating in the North outside platform for observation and most outstanding profes:donal stars in tile Musselman.at Haxpers Ferry For the Applemen it will be their P " " : " " lay, Alan Am eche, Gino Marchetti and John second game. DANNY EISMON RON HENDERSON for three months. The meeting ._Construct!on of the ne~: b.arn~: Williamsport at Smithburg " * . ....... ' . continues through Februa,'v 22 tnree oz wmcn are completes ann ae Dupree of the chaml)ionship Baltimore Colts Southeastern at Shepherd There will be a preliminary , m' n me wJass ,~,~e,semcuons : "~ . . A total of tweLe players fro ' Post ~tme will be 1 u m and a fourth expected to be fmL~hed n hand as guest speakers. Jim Morison, Roy WEDNESDAY game beginning at 6:45 but at ~ . . , ' " . . -'. " ~he Eastern Panhandle s scholas- i two Maztmsbur~ boys-Cha~he there will be nine races dally. ~y the first of the year, gives ~oon Tuesday it had not been de- tic football teams figured on the ]Cunnin~ham and Skip Kilmer- In the seco,nd phase of a ton~ Charles Town a completely self- ld Leeds Rielv tell us that nothing will be left N. H~gerstown at S. Hagerstown clded who the opposition for the official 1959 All-State football sel ]were included. Cunningham was term improvement program instii ;ufficient stable area. Previously "us making tl{is occasion one of the biggest slid Scholastic basketball activity Charles Town Jayvees will be.ections w~hich were . announced Inamed on, the second All-State uted by owners Ben and Herman many horses have been obliged to the season... , which has been limited to pre-sea Although there may be :some late last week from Wheeling by I team a,nd Kilmer was given honor Cohen and Louis Pondfield much .stable off the grounds at private son inter-squad skirmishes for the last minute switches, indications Bill' B~bb' . chanman ~ . oi' the All- t. able mention " .work has been completed since Turn 2'o Page 2-B ~',.- ::; ~;c , . past several weeks, this week, ex- are that Paul Coffman and BobbyState ,Selection ~,oard. - ......................................................................................................... - ................................. IE' PRAIN BOWLED a game of 117 and Mary ploded all over the Eastern Pan- Spinks, both veterans of last Two figured i,n the Class AAA ~x~ ~- : .:"7. .. ~~'~.~.~__~~~~~.~ don 116 game which gave The Kastle bowlers handle section and surrounding year's team will'be at the forward selections; two in the AA Class ~ " ,~ area with a host of combat act- posts; Danny Elsmon, another reg and nine in the Class A group.:~ -.~.:~:::;:;;~:~::;~;~ ............. r.,. ~ . -. three the local bowlers dropped two games ions taking place on many gym- ular of last year, at the centernTh:f t~p honor gained by any ]~ _.~-~~:i:F~':'~, ] ...~,~ ~ ~ iJrginia Gentlemen in the Winchester Evening nasiums this week. spot; a,nd Larry Burns, one of the o e em went to Charles /~ ~"'~~~a~~ [ .!!~t ' I ~ :~ Shepherd College's cagers were top scorers of the Panther cage Town's Danny Eismon, who was ~ ~ ~O~~"~t.~~/~,U~ !ii:~.: t ~ ~ ] les Le ague last Friday night..!, the first to fire the opening gun team last season will be at one named to the first Class AA team./~ ~ ~ ~~ ::.il}~::~ ~2 ~ d * ;I: * * * in the 1959-60 season last week, g~ard post and Jerry Frye, who Eismon a big 6-2 .offe,nsive tackle ~ :i~i~ ~ 1 :~ IAJORITY OF FOOTBALL fans in this area are with the scholastic teams of the also s~w a lot of service last year and defensive end for the Charles .~ If" ........... ",-=.-.Jr ~ :.~i~[~ ~~, 1 1 or the Colts to whip the Los Angeles Rams on section waiting until this week to will be at the other guard. Town High Panthers for the past [~: - ARINI J ~ Rl. l | | I go i~to action. And action aplenty Rams Meet Wheeling three seasons, was named to one ]~ |[~a'|l ~J~l[~, ~ -~J I][\~l ~1~ |~l ~ _~lI~i: :~'~ :i:~ ~ ~ in California, then come bac~ to Baltimore to Ithere wilt be from now until the Other Friday night action will tackle berth and Curtis Carpentez' y.. ~_[~J_.~ ~t ~ '~t ~]J~t J=~i~l JR~I ~l~,~.~i~ii i~ " world's championship a~ains~ the repeat New [Christmas holidays roll around, find the Shepherd College Rams,of Sissonville to the other, t~' ~" ............ ll~.~.i~li' ~ ~ ~ ants on December 27 Too bad the Stadit~m [Then after a brief time out for playing host to Wheeling College The only other player from this t~: lli~i: :~![i~] [, arby .Monumental City seats onlv 57,757 fans I the holidays the really long hard in what will be the fifth game of section to figure in the Class AA ~../rAm ]~ l~-~-- ~1_~ ~_ .... ]~ ,_ ~ l~;)~] ~ ~ ~ [ cage grind will begin and run un- the season for the Rams who have selections was Larry Burns, Char ~, ~ Ii~ gem/# qkl#~l~O ~B~ ~ 1 l~~ ~ ~ ~ i 'COming championship game would draw 100,;}00 I til tournament time in late Febru- lost to the same Wheeling team les Tow,n High's outstanding quaz' t ..... ,J ~| ,I ere was a place to put them. The titular gamv I cry and early March. Monday night in Wheeling. terback who was given honorable ~ O fls f m ........ I l~ll}i4 ~ I The Musselman High cagers ~aturday night acti~ in the mention At the same time Key~l~ ro nero win cneers Trom men at ~,.ndsrmos... ~/~ [][/~ ~ ~ | a rock '.em, sock 'em affair... [were the first.high school court- ,Cumberland. Valley Athletic Lent- ser's quarterback, Gary Keedy, I~ beco~se it s our business to know whoa men kel ~ ~ l|~ ~ i ~ : , .-~.- ~:c . . I men to go into action, playi,ng ue wilt find Frederick (Md.) High who didn't show up as well in the I~" ~ .~~| ~ ~ i GRATULATIONS to Mrs. Manning Smiti , ]host Wednesday night to Oldtown playing at hllegany in Cumber- Charles Town Keyser game as did j.~. ~ ~~I ~ ~ ' , (Md.).High. s~:~s :namt~ ae~e i ~ ~~i !!! ~ land, Md.; and North Hagerstown t~ir e21~a~ Glenn and Joe Christian who were among First Opposition High playing at Fort Hill in Cure BaU:2 d asht k(..,.: ................. i i t~ ...................... ! i::ii i" SimonsI with 17 points Ram was one of three men recently el- ~,'~ ey and Lancaster with~ each I u II II I I team. ~ ] [ ! Two other players from the Key ser team-Fred Clark, a back, ~n f ,"~i~\ of :Coach Tack Cla~k; Jim Leath- ~ .... ~. \ erman, a big tackle, were given ~,~, '.'.u he, notable mention; and Larry ! ! Helman, a Romney back. The section did better in the ~~:::}~. I Class A sel'ections, however, with f~7~ ~ Ron Henderson, Shepherdstown ~7{=~ ! i High's ~big tackle being named to the second team and three from Musselman High, two from Hed- gesville, one from Berkeley ~pring$ .and two from Harpers .. Ferry. hfakl,ng the-h0norable men- '' ..~.~' tion list. Given honorable mention ~~.~ ~"~::~:i were: Bill Guess, quarterback and ~, ~elix Miller and Stewart McDon- ~. .. ,. ald, linemen from Musselman; ~ ~ t Fred Wise, a back and Cliff Riner, !i!ii~:.: i:~, a lineman from Hedgesville: Ray- ~, v,:s:: ]i mond Galloway a back and Rich- ard Bussard a li,neman from Har- ~~,..~'~.~.p pers Ferry and John McCullough ,.,:~. a back from Berkeley Springs~ Facing Roughest ' /;?.~ ................. ~. Schedule Of Any ~ .,:- ......... Two more home games, one with ' ~ ~ /'-' \"~ ~' Penn State at Morgantown on ~i~:' :; I i(, , ,~~ Dec. 12 and another with Virgin- ( .;ii ~.~, la Military Institute on Dec. 14, " '.~ and then the West Virginia Uni- versity basket)ball team will em- Tits bark on two road trips which will lead trhe,m right into the toughest StOV|S basketball played anywhere i,n the I"~ :t~ I country. : Ica~v~s For instance on Dec. 18-19 it will be the Kentucky Invitatinal : : ~i~ i,::...~ tournament .to be staged in Lex- JACRETS ington, Ky. with St. Louis, North Carolina, the University of Ken- :__. _..~..Y _ vtS~S tucky, .pat'ticlpat.ing. Then after a .:, .:~ short break for Christmas it will be off to the West Coast a,nd the StlP~ttS big I.~s Angeles Classic in which eight of the best teams in the II[LTS country will :be participating. And from then on until early March SPORt SHirt1'1 the Mountaineers will be riding a hot trail going here, there and al- ~'~ most everywhere to play basket- ~ PAJAMAS ball. SWEATERS UMIR|LLA$ The remaining part of the sche dule will be as follows: Dec. 12-Penn State Home Dec. 14-V. M.I. Home Dec. 18-St. Louis Lexington, Ky. Dec. 19-(Kentucky or North Car- olina U, K. Invitational) Dec. 28-Stanford Los Angeles, Cal. Dec. 20-30 Las Angeles Classic ~California, Illinois, Michigan Northwestern, So. Cal., UCLA) Jan. 5-Furman Home Jan. 9-Penn State Away Jan. ll-Wllliam & Mary Home Jan. 13-Va. Charleston, W. Vs, Jan. 16-Villanova Home Jan. 27-Pitt Away Jan. 30-William & Mary Norfolk, Vs. Feb. 1-V. M. I. Bluefield, W. Vs. Feb. 6-George Washington Home Feb. 8.New York U Home Feb. 11-St. John's Away i~eb. 13-Richmond Away SHIRTS 4 tlANIKERCHI [FS ALL GIFTS WRAPPED IN ATTRACTIVE BOXES 'Men's and Boy's Fashion Center' Phone 911 West Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. Feb. 17-George Washington Away 4-" Feb. 20-Pitt Home FREE PARKING FOR Our 'Cuswmer~ in Rear. Feb. 25-27-Southern Conferevace - L ~:' Tournament, Richmond, Vs. I .~_~5,2~-~--~.~~5~ "~-~'~_,.'r~-i~5~5=.~5~_.~A--~~ " /.' ,~, " 'L ~" ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ WILL BE GIVEN AWAY BY EACH DEALER IN @SERVICE THIS AREA ~n Tuesday, SURE TO STOP IN AND REGISTER YOUR CITIES SERVICE DEALER. ected as tri-captains of the Var- sity football team for 1960. He is the scan of Mrs. Ruth Funkhouser of Chaxles Town and Justin Funk houser of Hagerstown. Funkhouser, a 175-pound left halfback, carried the ball 61 times for a total of 286 yards, a 4-2 average gain, and he was the COMPLIMENTS OF State's second high scorer with 64 points, nine touchdowns and five two-point conversions. Coach Lee M. McLaughli~, for- mer University of Virginia and Green Bay Packer tackle, consid- ers Funkhouser as probably bhe most va}uable back on the team. Mc~aughlin, who came to Wash- ington and Lee in 1957, has built up a strong team~from one which won only two games out of 31 play ed in four previo,~s seasoms. The "Generals" fiaished this season with a 3-4-1 record. The sophomore dominated team piled up 199 points, almost 25 a game and their total offense figure was a handsome 2,373 yards and 296,6 were the high men for the Kastle team, while Rice and Phillips were high men for the Bank of Char- les Town with 13 each, while t~9,w ors had 11. In the second game last Thrus- day evening the W. & R. Sales cagex:s scored a close 57-51 victory over the Moose Club. For the W. & R. team it was Chrisman wi~h 17 poi,nts who was high man While B. Hine had 13. For the Moose Club it was C. Hine and J. Bowers with I1 points,each who were high. per game. The losses were to Fran klin and Marshall, Hampden-81d- hey, Carnegie Tech and Sewanee. The wins came over Centre; Dick :inson and Washington and the tie we~t to Randolph-Macon. - With 34 of the 339 varsity play- ers returning in 1960, Coach Mc- Laughlin hopes for an even more improved season ~ext year and Funkhouser will be one of the players to watch. i!,?~ j'