Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 27, 1988 · Page 22
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Page 22 Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Sunday, March 27, 1988 Sports Modified Midget Car Show Planned Several Modified Midget race cars, belonging to area drivers, will be on display at the Logansport Mall on Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2. The Logansport Modified Midget Racing Association is sponsoring the show as a preview to its 1988 season, which begins in May. Clubs from three race tracks in the area will be represented. The biggest and oldest of the trio is the U.S. 24 Speedway, home of the Logansport club, located near Lake Cicott on U.S. 24 West. The other two clubs are the Camden Raceway and the Circus City Speedway in Peru. The U.S. 24 Speedway will open its 30th season on Saturday, May 7. Between the three tracks, there will be racing action all summer on Friday nights at Camden, Saturday nights at U.S. 24, and Sunday afternoons in Peru, through the end of September. All three tracks are members of the National Modified Midget Racing Association and have drivers compete in national races from Florida to California. Several area drivers have won national titles in their divisions. The reigning Class B national champion is Alan Paragan, of Kokomo. Cathy Dissinger, who drives at the Logan club, placed fourth in the nation in Class B point standings last year. U.S. 24 Speedway 1987 track champions Dave Luyster in Class B and Tom Corcoran Sr. in Class AA-Single, will have their racers on display at the mall, along with several others. Corcoran finished 10th in the nation in the point standings Cindy Mills/Pharos-Tribune Tom Corcoran Sr. with his 1987 Class AA-Single championship car last year also. Race cars are divided into four classes, only two of which are raced locally, however. Class B is for cars with engines up to 125 cubic centimeters (cc). Class A is for four-stroke, 250cc engines. Class AA-Twin is for two-cylinder two-cycle engines up to 250cc. and Class AA-Single are for one-cylinder 250cc motors. Class B and Class AA-Single racers are the favorites among area drivers, primarily due to the cost factor of building a car in one of the other classes, according to Corcoran, . The U.S. 24 Speedway moved from its home in Headlee, in northeastern White County to its present location in 1958. Corcoran has competed as a driver there for the last 28 years and Blair Luyster has put in 27 years racing there. Luyster is Logansport's only member "of the National Modified Midget Racing Assoication's Hall of Fame. He is a previous vice-president of the national organization (1968-70), has held other regional, district and club-level offices and is currently a member of its board of directors. "Basically, this is a family- involvement type sport," Luyster said. "It's not considered professional racing." Cash purses and trophies offered to the winners, however, keep the drivers as serious as professionals when competing. Corcoran and Luyster have spent many years racing around the little ovals and encourage others to see the cars at the Logansport Mall next weekend and come out and enjoy a night of racing this summer. No Change In Bowling Honor Roll For the first time in 1988, there were no changes in the Top 10 Honor Roll for Logansport area bowlers (his past week. Minimum scores needed for entry onto the list are a 279 game or 736 series for men and a 243 game or 604 series for women. Bowling Notes TOP 10 HONOR ROLL MEN'S GAMES Jim Marlatt Jr.fB) 300,299,299,279 Jerry Spencer(M)(B) 300,289 Keith Beokler(M) 299,290,289, 289,285,280 RonGreen(M) 299 Dean Smith (B) 299 Bret Roland(M) 290,290,279 Jim Marlatt Sr.(B) 289 OtisLloyd(M) 289 Barry Ledger(M) 288 Jeff Goltry(B) 279,277,277 Larry Johnson(B) 279 Fred Brazzle(M) 279 KenWilliams(M) 279 Bill Powelt(B) 279 Dave Jackson(M) 279,279 Clark Hostetler(M) 279 MEN'SSERIES Keith Beckler(M) 835,773,756, 744,737,736,734,723,723, 718,717,713,711,711 (B) 736 Clark HOstetler(M) 792,739 OtisLloyd(M) 787 Jim Marlal! Jr.(M) 771,768,748 (B) 825,821,795,790,739,737,724,717 [ECONOMY! SALES PLUMBING - HEATING PUMP REPAIR "Let Us Shower You With Savings" • Pljmfaing Fixtures & Supplies • Furnaces & Heating Supplies • Hardware • Water Healers Plumbing Conlroctor "I (Licensed by State ot ^ INDIANA) • Plumbing • Welding • Excavating Drain Cleaning OPEN Mon.-S_t. 8:00 -S:JO Closed Sunday FINANCING AVAILABLE Sports Shorts Loe Recognized For Hole-In-One Logansport resident Jack Loe, who is vacationing in Florida, recorded a hole-in-one while playing golf on Feb. 8, at the Spring Hill Golf Course in Spring Hill, Fla. Loe aced the 175-yard 15th hole at Spring Hill by using a 5-wood. With him when the feat occurred were Les Thorpe, Roger Michel and Tom Notion. For his achievement, Loe also received the Johnnie Walker International Hole-In-One Award, which is co-sponsored by Golf Digest magazine. Swennumson Earns Letter At CMA Erik N. Swennumson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Swennumson, of Logansport, received a varsity letter in swimming at Culver Military Academy. Swennumson is a second-classman at CMA. Singles Champ Keith Beckler won the singles handicap crown in the Men's City Tourney. Not pictured is singles actual winner Bill Powell. Larry Jor>nson(B) 767 Gary Muir(M) 755,716,716,710 (B) 716 Jim Marlatt Sf.(M) 745 RonSmith(B) 744 Jefl Goltry(B) 741,711 Dave Jackson(M) 736,727,722,714 Herb Reeser(B) 736 WOMEN'S GAMES Phyllis Gray(M) 258 Helen Smith (B) 257 See Bowling, page 23 LtONDED _ llNSUBfD 722-6681 1001VANDALIA IGNSPT THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL Card of 2 Bicycle or Ladder Hooks are easy to install and use. 215 17VSS18IM2) 215 226/5511(1-12} Offer Ends 4-2-88 CHWI3 OPEN TODAY 9-3 Arone Hardware 722-4448 130BURIINGTON AVE. TOFO'S BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR. _ 1 a rrmlh MM 20622 Guurantttd To Start. OHV'ltyclemxine " BBC, rear b SAVE n SAVE CVScWE 5o°° m»7o°° m*5o ( -8 a manlh Malr! 20624 BBC, rear bagger. '20 a mmlli MM206M Guaranted To Start. 2^x!; e pmpeilal, BBC, rear ba/mer. • Hurry, Red Tag Sale prices for a limited time only. 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Eleven- and 12-year-olds will try out from 1 to 3 p.m. On Sunday, nine- and 10- year-olds will try out between 1 and 3 p.m., while 11- and 12- year-olds will try out between 3 andSp.m. Players must be at least nine years old by Aug. 1, 1988, but not yet 13 by that date. To register, fill out the entry form below and mail it to Logansport Youth Baseball League, P.O. Box 711, Logansport, Ind. 46947. Pre-registration is encouraged, but entry forms can also be brought to the tryouts. LOGANSPORT YOUTH BASEBALL, INC. Born Monlh Str-cl AlUnift C"» Stol. Phon. No. I/Wo, the patents of llic above nnmed rnndidnle for ,-i yiosmon on n Lo&insport Youili Batrb.il!, Inc., tf.-im hereby Rive my/our approval lo partic:p.iie in .iny ,ind all I.iiK.inspori Youih li.-iseb.ill, Inc., activities, J/we assume all risk^ nm! hazards nridi'iv..i] u> Mjch J^irtjc-ip.-iiion including transportation to .-mo* from ihe nclivities: and I/v/r do lur ( i ly waive, ;•<•}< . 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