Beall High Thine/ads fiarrett CC [Begin Season April ;$ s Jossers Open On Saturday By , The Beall .Jligh School .track and field squad, with over . f o r t y candidates reporting for' practice the first week, has been pared down to thirty varsity track- J o h n G r e e n , 'men preparing .for-'-the sprinter, was. a season opener, a triangular with West Virginia Deaf and iMathias as the;competition ' at the Seal! oval /Tuesday,' April 5 at4 p.m.' . The Rlountaineers Â· lost three stellar Â· performers from graduation last spring in Dave DeVore, Paul Kahl, and Doug Jyloulden, .who paced the team to the PVC and Beall Invitational Championship in 1976. Kahl was a State Champion, winning the two mile run two years in a "row in the state encounter while Dave DeVore duplicated the feat in the discus throw. Moulden was an elite 13 foot-plus pole vaulter. Coach Jerry Calhoun's tracksters were Maryland State Class C Champs in 1975 and have finished among the top three the past three years. Returning sprinters in- Â·elude Mark Munson, Jim Bucs Blast Boston 8-1 Score B R A D E N T O N , F l a . (UPI) -- Dave Parker and Al Oliver slugged first in- ning homers Thursday to s p a r k t h e P i t t s b u r g h Pirates to an 8-1 romp over the Boston Red Sox. After loser Rick .Wise walked Frank Taveras and surrendered a single to Phil Garner'to start the first inning, Parker homered over the right field fence. On the next pitch, Oliver blasted a home run to left. The Pirates scored single tallies in the fourth on Bill Robinson's double and Ed Ott's single and in the fifth inning 'on Garner's, solo homer.. Ott tripled and Grant Jackson, Â· Garner, Â· and Miguel Dilone followed with singles to add two more runs in the eighth. The Red Sox scored their only run.in. the eighth when Ted Cox tripled and was driven 'in on -Bob Mon- tgomery's sacrifice fly to center. The win was credited to Pirate starter O.dell Jones, who gave up only one hit in four innings. Red Sox star center fielder Fred Lynn was carried off the. field on a stretcher in the sixth inning after injuring his leg sliding into second base. X-rays will be taken when the team returns to camp in Winter Haven. Fla. CCI max.! mag 55 WIN. MAGNUM RIM FIRE CARTRIDGES Price good thru April !5th Wilson Pugh Co. 215 S. George St. 722-3740 Blake, and Mark Eckard. who also doubles as running backs and quarterback r e s p e c t i v e l y f o r ' t h e * mountaineer Â· grid team. a n o t h e r . . defensive back last year' and shows' plenty of speed in the spring sport; ; v 'Â· -..-... - Hurdlers include. John ' Cordts and Jamie- Ogde'n, mid-distance holdovers . P a u l . R e p h a n n , Steve '-Stansbe'rry, r a n d Jim ' Martens. Â·John: .Blankfield,. state-recognized : two-miler in "indoor meets .this winter will pace the distancemen. ,, In the field events returnees- Â·are Bob DeVore, shotp'ut and discus and John ^O'Connor and Eckard, pole vaulters. Paul Rephann, six-foot plus high .jumper leads in this, event. Steve Langan appears to be the class in the triple jump with newcomer Jim .Crowe pacing the long jumpers. Squad'roster is as follows: Sprinters: Mark Munson, . Jim Blake, Jim Crowe, John O'Connor, John Green, M a r k E c k a r d , R i c k Passarell. Hurdlers: John Cordts, Jamie Ogden, Doug .Clark, Cal Swuager. Mid? distance: Paul Rephann, Steve Stansberry, Jim Martens, Steve v LeMay, W a d e Sanders, : C r a i g Tomsic, Jim;. Livingston. Distance: John Blankfield, Rick D.avis, Derek Einfield, Tom Connelly, John Adams. Discus and shotput: Bob DeVore, Chuck Hunter, A l a n S o w e r s , B r i a n Broadwater, Mike DeVore,. Jim Lqwry.-Scott Lanaro. The junior high track squad under the direction of Coach Tim Travis, area distance runner, has 32 c a n d i d a t e s v y i n g f o r positions in the opening meet simultaneously with the varsity. Junior high 'trackmen: Freshmen: Jim Dixq'n, Danny Godlewski, Phil . Hager, Bob Lloyd, Bob McFarland, Randy Munson, Dave Sevinsky, March 'Smith. E i g h t h ' . g r a d e : W i l l i a m .Beech'ie, Paul Edwards, Wes Harper, James Jenkins,, Jeff Kerr, Tommy Lane, Chip Miller, Kenny Thuss, Doug Bar- moy, Matt Bittner. Seventh- grade: Doug Erode, Robbie Collette, Jeff Connor, Elaine Cutter, John Ferree, Gary Imes, Craig K a m m a u f f , John LeMay, David Loar, Eric Sowers, Roy .Trout- man, Kevin P. .Wilson, 'Kevin M. Wilson, Wendall Winfield. Namoth (Continued from Page 14) sincere interest in acquiring Namath, adding he didn't know when a deal might be concluded. If a deal cannot be made by the Jets,' they must in- form Narhath by April 1 if they plan to pick up the option year on his contract. If not, he could be put through waivers if he desires or he could send a letter informing the club he wishes to become a free agent immediately. Should Namath become a free agent without playing out his option year with the Jets, it appeared the Rams could sign him without having to compensate the New York club" with two first-round draft choices. That would be the price if Namath played- out the option year with the Jets and was signed by another NFL club. The World Famous Charles Town RfMf*Â£C ' A tul1 week - fun " * m ***- c * packed with the Big Exacta and Little Exactas, the Jackpot and Trizactas. Put some life in your racing at Charles Town tonight. Running Nightly Â· ' G a r r e t t C o m m u n i t y Cpllege will open its spring baseball season Saturday . against Eastern Mennohite College, at Harrisonburg, Va. Â·:Â·,,. Â· , ; . : The Laker team, coached. by Dennis 'Fear-now, is 'the only two-year college team in . the state of Maryland playing both 'fall and spring .baseball, with some 50 games scheduled over that period., The Lakers will enter the spring part of their schedule with a record of 14 wins and .2. losses carried over from the fall.. . . The 18-man roster shows a total of 8 sophomores and -10 f r e s h m e n : A m o n g the returning lettermen are: Pitchers -- Andrew Ziter (Co-captain), Mark Simp- son, Kevin . .Grant, Chris Culien and Craig Cum- berworth; Infielders -- Steve Didik (Co-captain) and Ed Danel; and Out- fielder -- David Shotwell. With an excellent fresh- men group, the Lakers have depth at each position along with an even number of. Â·right and left handed batters as well as one switch hitter. . Numbered among the new faces are: Infielders -- Vernpn .Twigg, Jeff Grubb and Greg Lucas;' .Out- fielders -- Terry Barkey," Jim WheJan, Scott Trayer,; and Tom Hornick; Catcher Â·---Mark Martini; and Pit- chers -- Mike Filosemi and Bill McGarvey. //w//?, Marsh Assume Â· : MILTON HEAD ISLAND, had hit one pf the trees'! " TM $ Â£ ( U P I ) ~ Two-time., would havek'niedmysqlf."' ; Heritage'champion Hale Â·-*Â·- - Â· Â· Â· Â· -- ' I r w i n arid. A u s t r a l i a n PVC Girls'Title Trophies Trent Veach, center,, accepts; the Potomac Valley:.; Conference (Girls^Baskelball Trophy from conference president Edward Dake of Mathias High Sctfoo!, after Coach' Veach's Petersburg High girls' leam'was declared champion for the 11)76-77 season at the PVC's .Spring; Meeting this; week in Keyser, The Vikings won all 15 of their conference games this past season. At left is Cynthia Yokiim, coach of the Circieville High team which finished second with a record of 9-1. - - Â· Loudd Might Be Victim 63 Horses Of Frame In Drug Count Pulled From Pi in I/co TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (UPI) -- A legisiator.sitting on a committee .overseeing the state prison system said Thursday his preliminary i n v e s t i g a t i o n s .of the Rommie Loudd case shows that the managing general partner of the defunct World Football League Â· Orlando .Blazers may be innocent of drug charges. Rep. Arnett Â·Â· Girardeau Last year the Laker s ^ id .conversations with "six i e-ntiÂ«t 11 *j-Â«rtÂ»_ *** __ u: i F tf\ Oiohfr TMÂ«innir\n1e'** in tl*n FR J=R FR SO FR FR FR FR FR SO SO SO. 'so 50 FR FR baseball team combined for a. record of 32 wins and 11 losses. Over four years, the Lakers baseball team, u n d e r C o a c h D e n n i s Fearhow, has a record of 78 Wins and 22 losses. ROSTER Play*" Â· PoÂ», Yr. Steve Didik .................... INF. SO Edward Danel ................. 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May l-at Howard CC, 2 3-Cflllf.St.JVs,home.2,l:Od o-Beaver, PennSt..riome,3:00 7-Beaver. Penn St., home. 2. 1:00 "8-Beaver, Penn St., home, 3, 1:00 15-H-Reg. 20 Tournament Edmonton Wins, 5-4 H A R T F O R D , C o n n . (UPI) -- Bill Flett scored three goals Thursday to lead the Edmonton Oilers'to a 5-4 win over the New England Whalers. The Whalers tied it in the second period on goals by Jack Carlson and George Lyiei The Oilers resumed the lead on an unassisted goal by Rick Morris at 17: 11. to eight principals" in. the Loudd case indicate that Loudd, a former pro football p l a y e r , w a s f r a m e d . Girardeau said Loudd's life may be in danger and organized .crime may be playing a central role in the case. Girardeau was assigned to investigate the Loudd case by Rep. Don Hazelton, chairman of ' the House Corrections, Probation and Parole Committee. ,' "My investigation is not f i n a l i z e d yet but my preliminary indications are that Rommie Loudd is in- nocent and should not be in jail," hesaid. Loudd, who headed the team in the now-defunct WFL, was convicted in November, 1975 of two counts of cocaine delivery and sentenced to concurrent 14-year sentences. He is now in .the Avon Park Correc- tional Institution. Loudd also was convicted in' Boston in March, 1976, of cocaine delivery. G i r a r d e a u said con- versations with Loudd and others in the case show that .Dale Skates, an inmate who was convicted on bad check charges, was sent to the Avon Park prison with, a contract to kill Loudd. Girardeau said -Skates, who %yas released, backed .out of the contract and told Loudd pf the plan: Skates, said Girardeau, has been released and now is in hiding and afraid to go to authorities. . Girardeau said he Is trying .to Â· locate Cecil Johnson, a friend of Loudd, who allegedly says Loudd "was set up" on the drug charges. "Cecil Johnson was also convicted on drug charges, but served only six months, of a 14~year sentence," said Girardeau, a dentist. :"He .was released on bond. Now; no one knows where he is." Loudd, said- Girardeau, may have, been : lured into setting up a drug'deal under the pretense he was receiving financing for the Blazers. ' . . - Â· ' "I believe organized crime is involved in this," said Girardeau. ''Why would some one want'to kill him after he was already tried and convicted on charges of having a con- trolled substance?" The Justice Department is now reviewing the case to determine if it will conduct an investiation into possible civil rights violations. Orange-Osceola state at- torney Robert Eagen said earlier .this week he was investigating the death threat report but that he had not found any evidence to .substantiate the story. Loudd, 43, a star end at UCLA, was a linebacker for the Chicago Bears, the San Diego Chargers, the then- Boston Patriots and also played in Canada. ' .. He was the highest ranking black executive in the N a t i o n a l Football League as player personnel d i r e c t o r : ' f o r the New England Patriots.. He also was the first black assistant coach in . the American Football League in 1966. He decided to leave the NFL post with the Patriots for a chance to become the nation's first black football team owner with the Florida Blazers of the WFL in Orlando. H e h a s c o n t e n d e d t h r o u g h o u t h i s i n - carceration that he was "sef up" on drug charges and has said "powers" in Orange County were out to get him because of his race.. Former NFL Great Joe Stydahar Dies CHICAGO (UPI) T- Joe Stydahar, former National Football League coach and NFL Hall of Fame : tackle, died late Wednesday in Beckley, W. Va., of an ap- parent heart attack, the Chicago Bears said Thurs- day. Ke was 65. A hulking tackle at West Virginia, Stydahar was the Bears' No. 1 draft pick in the first pro draft in 1936 and played for the team until 1942 when he went into the Navy. He rejoined the Bears in 1945 before .becoming .coach of the Los Angeles Rams, guiding them to an NFL championship 25 years ago, He later coached the Chicago Cardinals and was assistant eastern regional manager for the container division of Southwest Forest I n d u s t r i e s , a C h i c a g o - manufacturer. He was on a business trip when he was stricken. "Joe is something special for me," Bears owner G e o r g e H a l a s s a i d . "Football fans know him as the first lineman drafted in the first round in 1936 and as a true All Pro, as a great player, as one of the Bears' all time greats, and a Hall of Famer. "But more important to any of these football ac- c o m p l i s h m e n t s , J o e Stydahar was a man of outstanding character and loyalty. We had a warm . / " . Â«..Â« * r u o JUjraiijr . TT C ItdU ct WdrHl briefly, associated with the-personal relationship all Bears as an assistant coach. Stydahar worked as Pirates Cut Pair " BRADENTON, Pa. (UPI) ~'ThePittsburgh Pirates Thursday announced that right-Handed pitchers Tim Jones and Mike Cavanaugh will' be returned to minor l e a g u e c a m p f o r reassignment. ^. s Pittsburgh currently has 31 players on its roster. these years. All the things that made Joe a great f o o t b a l l p l a y e r w e r e reflected in his successful business career." Stydahar's body was at Shinnston, W. , Va. The Â· funeral will be Saturday at" St. Anne's Church in' Shinnston. , . Â·; ' 'Â·Â·Â·Â·; Stydahar was divorced from his wife, Yolanda. He is survived Â· by his four children, David, Jodie, George andStephapIe. 75 Volkswagen Bus On* owner tlolKxi wagon with radio, heot*r. Red t M M A M ondwHHt. 4493 74 IMC Noratt Wag.. Radio, htalar. eutamalk. powtr iltÂ«r- Ing. Local on* owner. 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"We'd rather stay at Pimlico," Delp said, "but it looks like the strike is not going to "end, and there's nothing Graham Marsh, a rookie on the : PGA tour,, fired 'six- Â· under-par 65s Thursday to .take the first round lead-in the '$225,000 Heritage Golf '..Classic.- ;: ;-' : irwin overcame, an erratic ^.driver with consistent iron play to get his share of the ; lead, while Marsh had-to .fight back from a double- ; .bogey when his drive on .the par-three-fourth hole went ; into the'water. Â· Â· . ' ] Â·Â·'-gen Crenshaw was .one stroke 'behind the leaders, touring \he 6,655-yard Â· Harbour Town Golf'Links in a five-under-par66. . Â· Â· D e f e n d i n g M a s t e r s : champion "Ray Floyd, ex- pressing confidence'in.-his game two weeks away from the Masters, and Tom Watson, the second.leading money-winner this year with $109,535, were two strokes back of the leaders. " Jack. Nicklaiis, .who helped design, the ; course,, which features narrow" fairways flanked by pine trees and salt marsh, was in a crowd, of' players ; who finished' the day three strokes behind the leaders.- Tied with Nicklaus at 68 : were Charles Coody, Jerry Pate, Danny Edwards, Lynn Lqtt and Leonard'Thomp- son. Â· Tom W e i s k o p f , w h o - finished four strokes behind the leaders, was disqualified by PGA officials who said he erred when. he dropped a ball on the llth hole. Weisko'pf's ball was on a cart path and he went too far from the original point to drop his ball. Irwin's round included Irwin'had problems from the 'tee - : but said /his*' in- consistency .with Jus-driver' could be .corrected by more tournament play. Â· Â· - . - Â· " M y - ' g a m e ;is ': really rounding out - a n d hea'ded where I want it to go," he said.' "I ! am playing well with my irons and the only thing that is missing is the timing with my driver." ,, we can do but., four straight"birdies'orT'fhe Tf; t ' n , - , front nine holes but he, sdid The strike a g a i n s t the high point of the round Maryland s .three major.. was an approach shot on the tracks began March 12 at llth hole allowing him to make par.. r . Â· Irwin's drive on the par- four, 418-yard-hole ended up in a wooded area: Instead of chipping back to the fair- way, irwin elected to go for about a- yard .of space bet- ween, two trees a short distance from him. His aim Bowie, resulting -in the cancellation of that track's f i n a l seven programs. Negotiations broke off last Friday, and have not been resumed/ The Retail Store Em- ployes Union, Local 692, has demanded higher wages and family health .insurance c o v e r a g e . 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