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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON rARM R ADVOCATE SECTION B---SPORTS I'AGE THURSDAY, I)E( EMBER 17, 1959 NEWS eet VIEWS BY MAX BROWN Up The S Desk , ports Room For Sa ta--- OFFICIALS of the Charles Town Legion ban- for the Purple Panthers were sadly dis- n-is Putting it mildly when they received tile word Shepherdstown at Williamsport Con Monday that Coach Weeb Eubank of the s. Hagerstown at Fort Hill Berkeley Springs in Tri-State e Colts had turned thumbs down on any of his as well as all assistant coaches on accepting w. Va. inTurneYKentuckyat Ilancockinvitational engagements, attending dinners, etc., etc., umil Spingari of Washington at Page >Championship game on Sunday, Deceml)er 27.. Jackson IIigh ?ess all plans for the banquet were going ahead SATURDAY NIGHT r!ll be held Thursday night at 6:30 at the Legion Allegany at Frederick m the meantime, an effort was being made to wvu in Kentucky Invitational ra guest speaker and there could possibly be a TUESDAY. DEC. 22 rlse in store for the 1)layers when they gather Harpers Ferry at Wardensville ~r rlig]lt... WIL I .m Fort Hill at Frederick * ~ :~= . :~-. :,.- :p L E AKER~ PAUV.., ,.,~tlV,~,,v ~ AlleganYHandley atat CharlesMartinsburgTown IN CASE YOU might be among the skeptical, [ Two of the players .who have team, Willie was the top free- For the most .part the 1959-60 )l |been praying major roles in ~ne ~domewhat alarmed over whether or not Shen- throw shooter and was second pre-Christmas scholastic basket- i six consecutive victories which high field goal shooter. He scored call action will wind up Friday ns will switch from night to day racing some- the West Virginia U,niversity ca- nine points in succession to pace night and then take things easy the coming officials of lhe night track gers have chalked up to arethe streak-breaking victory over a,.ntil the New Year has been ush- year, date " uyado ied their sl') .... f')r 960 TJ ;~. "~17.,t,,h I Willie Akers, an outstanaing for North Carolina in the Kentucky ~red in. There will, however, be RC'ntrl..~ ,.~rC~ j" , ~ ,-:, .,~ ~t,, L. . at ,~. ,,,~t~,,|ward-center, a veteran of last tournament last year. He is 22 ;everal exceptions with Charles ()D,n inOU .~ * l year's team a,nd Paul Miller a big years old, weighs 195 pounds andrown, Harpers Ferry and Martins ai~*__ * .i= .':: -i-" * /sophomore who came up from is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. ourg all in this section going on ISN'T A TRACK in West Virginia that can last year's freshman team. Akers, Akers. Sr. of Mullens. .hrough until Tuesday night be- brta-~ t . , . , , ,, l a 6-5 senior from Mullens, is a Miller, who was held out last fore calling it quits until after .. cox, steward s pagoda, annotlllcer s bootll, I rugged rebounder and a great de Itld ' ~ , : . - 0*ge's. stand or a racing secretary s office coin- I fenslve player and a sacrifice man year, is a,n example of how to gain Christmas. . . . ................ wnixe mere is a lot oI cage act- laClhtate l ~ ~ on the Mountameel defense It welgn~ a~ west vl~gmm t~e has at the Char es Yov n track, which ol)en- / .... ! ,:, .,. : ' ion holding sectional interest on ~ da ........ ,, , ,4 /was &Kers wad ~nro~ued ~ne s~ars taken on 43 pounds and has tap for Friday ,night, the Martins _ . 3' meeting yesteraay II1US spoke L, reg r~o~-f~n, f~ ~w~l l~of~w TT~'~, ~. . . . ......... ~, ............ ......... - grown an inca since enrolling at burg-Waynesboro' (Pc.) battle to Wad has worked at every track in thisstate',/sity to keep West Virginia alive in WVU. He is fast for his 6-6 frame be waged i.n MartiVtsburg High an ins ~ le the NCAA tournament last year io'- "pection tour with Superintendent Charl [ . and 195 pounds, iS a good outside gymnasium and the Page Jackson rlnso ' And it was Akers who finished ), _ n, a newspaperman for 25 years, added that [ ........ shooter ~nd pu~s down. a lot of re High battle with Spingarn High ~ ..... iour:n in ~eam scoring tas~ season ne beautiful press COOl) at P mhco. nothm in [thus b~ing also a notent force bounds rom t e. banking boards, of Washington, D. C. at Page Jack ca , . . . ..,, ,.. He hafts from .Logan, W. Va. andson High gymnasium, will be the . n compare with Charles Town s working facl-for vidtory on the offe,nse. As six- ' ners, has been showing great promise only two games to be played in newspapermen, trainers, jockeys, stable ]th man on the 1958 championship as a sophomore, this section )Clag officials and Mr. and Mrs. Racing Fan, who Opening Game " Cted the newest improvements, one and all agree I1 I p . ~ ' It will be the openi,ng game of mSon's sentiments. " flurpers telI II~ ! ~lmlI~ll~[ the season for both Page Jackson i^ '< " ...... i- g .... i 'V ~l~~n~ and Martinsburg. SPEAKING ABOUT the many innovations and I-- m m m !" , The Charles Town High cagers -- .... -~_~ A' __ ~ who dropped their first outing to eats at Charles Town track this fall, Walter I toD mtl.... llqt(t m .... rrt ~lil[" Musselman High on their home S " ' ll~l~ll~l " ~ll'iil~[il-m~floor, will travel to Moorefield Fri ,Y it s not because he has taken on any weight, , lllllblll ~V--I~ day night for what appears t,o be )tess box has been enlarged and an outside plat- I r another rough assignment in try- h'servation been ad(led Walter (as local as I ...... n ing to beat Coach Johnny eaugh's clock in c,,,,.t t[,,,~o',,,~ .. ~,a I "me r~arpers e'erry r~ign xzge ~ It was at the opening" "of the I Yellowjackets on their home floor. n~,.:__ ;7. ";""'~, ~ ..... ~ ..... ~ .... ""~ |served notice on all sectional cage final period that the Tigers moved ] For those of this section who ~!t~r~s~/~iNii:~%~h~i~ili!~ou~w~f!~ld!!~i;~ii! /~twthgh~ilt!ialni!~! into their biggest leada~nd onelvant to see some scholastic bas_ which decided the issue 'for' them [ :etball Friday night they may Ide,n made good two foul s.hots I ~lso find the Martinsburg-Way.nes Hetzel sank a short field goal and I boro battle in Martinsburg an in- Wilt made a foul to give the Tig~. [ teresting one. It will be the open- ~. " "" '" | exciting and rough battle by a 50 ers a 39-28 lead. Then~after Mo. fag game for Coach George Whit '~ TOWN HIGH'S Pu 'ole Panther basketballm 145 score before another overflow by had dropped'ina short one fm [ ~cre's Buljdogs and the second a bit rusty frill'their big "season on the~%;i~~: J c~.~... ~... _~. Musselman to break the scoring I ;ame for the Waynesboro auint ere ....... " - ~ _; ........ l ~ was me secona ~lme ou~ .zorspree of 'he Tigers, Manuel came [ the Pen,ns1vanian-s won a victory unaole xo-" Keel) s]:ep WlUl ~ne speeov Apote- | the Tigers and the third tlme for back with' a two-pointer.- At this ] aver Nort~ .Hagerstown High in , ,V[usselman in the season's opener fiere last |the Applemen, and while the Tig- point Musselman began .to move[~heir first outing. nt o- ers were stopping the fast break Hustlin Jerry Frye turned in an imDres- | _ : _ in on the Tigers and field goals [ Coach Steve Ripley's Mussel- game f Dick." 1" - 's .crew but the squad" ~ Applemen there was no hold- by Burrell, Guess ~nd Brown, plus ] .nan High cagers will be trying to ]acke_Or Harm son ring those Tigers after the first by Brown cut the lead to 42-39. I any night when they travel to Mid .foul shots, two by Burrell mad one I ;et back onto the victory road Fri .. U 1:)011S~1 In mos~ every aepar men oi the | period. obby Spinks dropped in 15 points for the In their two previous regular A field goal by Hetzel and two[aletown. Md. to play. The Apple- ell be games and one ractice game the foul shots by Idea broke the Ap- ] men won their first two games but hind ten points at the openin and never | ' P " ' . plemews rally and upped the 'hen drovoed a cl ~ tn ~4~, O, catch Musselman cagers had show~a real s r B rrell ] " v_ ose on ....... "- ] the fast-flying Green and White cagers. | . . co e to 46-39 Hardy and u [pers Ferry Tuesday night. aav n" spee~ ann a grea~ scormg punch Y ;ght, Hunter Maddex will be m town with fin fast-breaking. But Tuesday then dropped in quick baskets te I Coach Bill Osbourne will take reign JudR'es and this attraction should draw /night on the smaller Harpers Fer- close the gap again for Musse!-Ibis Shepherdstown High Cardin- CrOW ry floor the tightly bunched Tiger , d to the CHS gym... | . . man at 48-35, but two ioui s:no s I lento Williamsport, Md. Friday , , >I." ' .-,.= ~-.' , , |/defense stopped the. Applemen's playby IdenremainingWit~h onlYsewed30 upSeCndSthe ballf ~[ ~hist open_battletheirshou11959-60n ,Att~seasn~ ~nndand ,RY FI " . . fast break cold and in so doing -- .' d .-ro ......... . RST Christmas card to lhm desk was| put a el:imp in the usually accur- game for Harpers e'erry ns [[ ight as to how strong the Car ,ld friend ate slao6~ing punch which the Ap . Sgt. Curt Salyer who is now slat[cacti ] . . . Manuel was the big scoring gu,n I ainals will be this year for Harpers Ferry with 13, while ] Other Friday Action " mnd, South Carolina with the U S Marines. | piemen nave.. ........ Idea had 12 and Wilt 10. Brown | I -':~ ~ z- , "~ " l Musseima,~ sta.r~ea.orI like meyhad 12 for Musselman to be high [ .... n other Friday night action S. NAI r~ r ............... I would roll to their third consecut- m~. : I aagersmwn will travel to t~umoer "~ ~t~i~t~ ioo~oall ranKlngs snowecl ~o~re ]ire v!~tory when they moved out ...... ] land, Md. to tangle with Fort Hill 0. 17, but ratpA h~o,h~r fhnn all hf ~f' onnnnav- ]to ariA8-4 lead..But then Coach ~ w I~igh's Sentinels; and Berkeley .......o ........................... ee -~prings will move into Hancock Wester r,.** o^^..,. |Ronme I~ce's Tigers began to batrage Jam0n Ji! $ I - , ~r -, ~tw, ~vtacm~n ~,t~c, ~vu~'~,~a ~vu. ex, u tle back and iust before the first ~ [Md. for the two-night tri-state ~ tin,, ta], /cage tourney in which Paw Paw. about that, - 'Cookie'!i I haif ended fled moved into k'n ooen eason wire Will . ';~ g-" -':= * * ] 18-17 lead. [ Wardf0rd~burg, Berkeley Springs HUNT ' n Handle McDonald started the sconng ER MADDEX S well,bala ced y I , ' '- ] ~.nd Hancock will participate. '(~ wh . . fireworl~s in the game and put ^ ~ , I A lot of local basketball inter- _ O found Luray an ea,sy mark last Friday ]Musselman out in front with a ~en ~mer J~vee~ [~st will also be concentrated both P~ dl~l':c:~6~l=:ll~"b'e"e;e"~e: ;:~;~e l~wlo!~C !ITd:~;!kweT:~! :~er~no~t~ii ' " " ,Triday and Saturday night on f~:e t? ol ,,,,h ot .. 'g avvees /Martinsburg radio station WEPM h ef The Pao~ Jackson Hi,oh J ~ . - ' n ' n Frl ~rhich will be broadcasting the o ened bhmr ,1959-60 seaso -I " , ' , , ~. , [ tleton addged~another foul'to knot--~d;v moh_'~ t ~..nn ~h,~ ..... ~mer High ~vm / Kentucky Lnvltational. Tourna- (-- - " "~ Ithe score at 2-2. off,into in M~rf.Jm~h~ro 'urh~an they Iment games in which the West .............................. I " Virginia University Mountaineers z NIGHT you can start separating the men [Put Applemen Ahead " were the guests of the Rame" Jay [ ' S when the undefeated Mountaineers tangle } Charlie Mosby then put the Ap- vees and it was a successful open [ ~------------ l-OUi ' ' - ~ ," plemen in front again with a shot ing for the Jeffers(m county quint / ~ n ~ ~ ~. s Bflhkans and the Tarheel. of Card,ran I . - ~ as they rolled to a one-sided 54-| ~]~r~ .~lll~r~r.~ xentu , from the sine of the floor but . eky s already-tarnished Wildcats. If |Tommy Manuel ret~li~te~ w~th ~' 31 victorY. / --"-r ............ can come out of the city of Lexington with |long slaot to again-tie ,t~ae'sc,'~re O. Wwyman,'with 18 points, led / P.a.. ,~,. as raanv nights, the Mountaineers can write [at 4-4 Charlle Brown dropped intory,the PagewithJaCkSOnc. TwymanCagerSalsot thecontriVic |[ -':rlTT~ ........... t~ ]R|~ out on the West Coast in the Southern [two qu!ck goals to put the Apple7 buting 11 points . [ ~ ~ ~n, n arid o . . . " men ahead 8-4. WuVs Iota sno~ , f course, in the wire service polls also. land Littleton's shot from the side The Charles Town club rolled | Uil~ |0 ~D[~I~I~I[I1 up 25 field goals in the game and [ ...... rr ..... _ ~ * * * * [of the floor,' cut the lead to 8-7. were leading by 14 points at the/ Tho ~),~,,,o.n r..,n ......... HAS ZOOMED to a 13V, no[at favorite |Mosby then added two field goals halfway mark. ldro_~e ~,~),y,~.... .... ~ ~.~.o tk.. ,-, .. --n ..... ~" _ ...... I.while Littleton was tossing in one Johnson was ~l~h ma" f"- tho 1 pp u vnmr ntm game in six .... "" ~ ..... /~lmes out Monday night on their ~'~ ~:oIIon I~OWL ~msmsslppn IS t) V~ points ~for the Tigers, plus a foul shot to r~amer t;luv tate in the Sugar Bowl, ditto Wisconsin I put the score ~t 12-10 for Mussel- ,"|home gymnasium when they ran m ,in theRose Bowl. Georg'ia i,s 10n 2 overman as the first period, ended. e Ora........... Guess and McDonald tossed in The boxscore: |into the red hot ShipPensburg, Page Jackson FG F Pts. [ (.Pc.) Red Raiders and were stop- LP ngetsmw. Ameama anu,renn mte i field goals for Musselman and Lit C. Dozier f ......... 3 2-4 8 |peal by them by a.n 86-69 score. ., oerty t owl, anu eorgia iecn - ArKansas tleton one for the Tigers to up the C Tw ma,.~ f 5 1 2 11[ ]:t took a strong second half y - , ........ - ator'Bowl.' . . count to 16-12 for Musselman. Newman c 2 0-0 ~ 4 /spurt for .the visitors to.pull away * , , .-:.- , Then it was at this pot,at that the Johnson' g .......... 2 0-0 4 [from the Rams however, who trail UE ' . iTigers began hitting and Mussel- v' "'~ .......8 2 16 ed only by a 39-35 score at the L S Clear Spring baskeball team whip m n en in O. Twxman ........ 0- / ~ " " i a w t cold, and" less than Thomas ........ 3 0-0 6 ]halfway mark. But led by Rod _martinsbur 55-32 last week in a o'ame a minute Hetzel and Idea had Hughes . .... 2 1-5 5 |Ross who fknally got rolling iri the Maryland town h lad by the name o put the Tigers in front and they ............. |second half, the Pennsylvanians ~- ~-- , ~" ' :.~ ,, ~ , .. stayed there the rest of the way Totals 25 4-13 54 |moved away from the Rams when Lm zO points ~or lvlanuel s noopsters, un By halftime Harpers Ferry had -- "/ .........~. .... uRoss connected on five straight framer r~ r rts. t_oals r" i ....... Clear Spring floormen will be here for built alp a 24-17 lead and it was ........ /g ea ly n me tmra period. ne Purnl. Panth~r~ . this margin Which saved the ~alght oonnson._ i a 3-a ll [ Ross was high scorer with a , ~ --'~"~ ........ ~=" ~< for them in the final stretch when Mason, t ..... ....... 1 0-0 2 |total of 20 points. Ted Woods. his ~,~.L ' " ' ....... Musselman came storming back mosoy, c ............ 2 ,i-~ ~ |teammate had 16. Jim Conner led "t'~L pumped in 23 point,s as the Harpers to almost pull the game out of the ~urrell, g ........... 1 4-6 6 |Shepherd with 27. a , hre . ed 'Brunswick in the season s basketball .', ........... Jones g ......... 0 0-0 0 | te ................ ,- A~ me sr, ar~ OI Dn nnai perioa --/ GIVE A GIFT SUBSCRIPTION at Ine verry rllgn Liym lasl l*rloay the Tigers held a 28-34 lead. but Totals ...........10 11-16 31 | __ . ,~, score was 71 - 63. Tommy Manuel the Applemen managed Lo close Score by quarters: , |to the Splrit-&dvocate. 52 weeks mls,. as did" Gary Idea for the Blue and the gap to 48-45 in the. last two Page Jackson , 9 29 43--54 |of enjoyment throughout the year .... minutes of play before the Tigers Ramer 4 15 18--31 |We send Christmas Cards. ~e Z-B Turn To Page ~-B halted their drive, officials: Catlett andShickle. / Oct. 22-tf. They Have Played Major Rob In Six Most Of fie.Holiday Action Will Changes Made om: Feb. 16-Hedgesville Away ConSecutive Mountaineer Victories Wind Up Friday Night, But Charles Town,t In Harpers Ferry Feb. _ A..ay Harpers Ferry, Martinsburg Play Tuesday High:Sa!a!e $hed"le ] WHERE, WHEN THEY PLAY willfbeelengaged those two nights. Harpers Ferry High Tigers several [ FRIDAY NIGHT At a rest period bf Sunday weeks ago, a number of changes HA'L|: ~_b ~_,^.. nn ..... . ~ .... ,_,a and Monday four games will be onhave had to be made in dates for |ChaHcs ~uwll at ~IUUI~II~EU . ~ " avnesb ro at I~ artinsbm" tap Tuesday evemng with the certain games ',it was a,nnounced ,Wusselm~r at Middletown g Charles Town-Ha,ndley High bat: this week by 'head, coacla Ronnie rOWN .I I~ il;nCi,;bCe w~fag!!~litw~l:b!Zg;:~ctTan~'tn- Ric:e: sA~addo~e:~/!~l~Wg~kftlhle2~e~ ,'~O'o: l:~[#:,o:'~y :':ol; 2 wilA1]be~ap;'MaH!tghnsbOfu.:~Imbe~]uaznd Jan. 5:tShe~rlepe~P.~ilTOWn ai, ti .. :.,I)~'I|SS|ON: ~' berland Valley Athletic League Janl 15-SheD~erdstown florae Neatea , battle with the Bulldogs. Jan. 19-Berkeley Spring,s Away Club House $1.00, Also Tuesday ni:zht the Harpers]Jan. 22-St. Joseph's Away Grandstand - a0c Ferry High Tiger~ will move in-Jan. 26-Charles To~n IIome ..... H M Stevens to Wardeusville to try a,nd pick I Jan. 29-Berkeley Springs Home tatereu bY_2 ," _L :::. ~'1-~ ~'oPrY;?e'5...thlrd ?.onsectjtive :ic_ [.!:ee~: 52(~tTUS_j:,:;ns ....... ,::'a: 9,, RACES_ I~AI.$,:,!' _ ! Happy Solut/ons to All i YourPresent Problems ~~ If you've got the man, we've got the answer ! to what he'd ike best for Christmas Shop t :~~ v our sparkling selections of gifts-to-wear. All i~ ~ ~!,,~ ~:~:: ~ are the kind that men choose for themselves| ~ ,~ ..... f ~~~ 7 :. i i ........... ........ i::iigi iii;i;i::iiii ' : .. ..... :' .... ;:/i / :[ ..... , :! , " ! in Doubt About Size, i i W a ,e. ! . ,or, Sty,, ' ] i " ALL GIFTS WRAPPED IN ATTRACTIVE BOXES i Town'and Country Clothiers i i . .... 'Men's and Boy's Fashion Center' i Phone 911 West Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. [ F'R... : EE lARKInG FOR Our Customer ...,. :: ...... s in Rear. ....