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Page 8 Robbinsville finished a half point ahead of Sylva-Webster to win the Smoky Mountain Conference Boys' Track and Field Meet at Bryson City Monday, May 4. The Black Knights tallied 1321/z points with Sylva- Webster having 132. They were followed, in order, by: Swain, 97; Franklin, 53; Hayesville, 52x~z; Murphy,,21; Blue Ridge, 4; Andrews, 2; Cullowhee, 2. Results of the various events were as follows, with first, second and third listed, respectively: Shot put--Hendricks (R) 44'7"; Crisp (R); Elvis (F). Discus--Crisp (R) 125'1/2"; Ledford (H); Robertson (S). Long jump--R. Stiles (R) 20'1/2"; Mosteller (H); Loftis (S). Triple jump-Erie Streater iS-W) 41'7"; Barrett (H); Ronald Howell (S-W). High jump--David Hyatt iS-W) 6'3"; Ochsner iF); tie Moore (F) and McClure iF). 110 meter low hurdles--tie Leonard Holden (S-W) and Buchanan JR) :16.7; Nichols (M). 100 dash--Coggins iS) :11.06; R. Stiles (R); Ronald Howell (S-W). " 800 relay-S-W 1:36.45 (Ran- dy Ammons, Darren McDonald, Mitch Littlejohn, Scott Allen); Robbinsville; Andrews. 1600 run--Jordan (R) 4:54.72; Gary Span~ler iS-W) ; Lawrence McFadden (S-W). 400 relay--Swain :45.86; Sylva-Webster; Robbinsville. 400 dash--Scott Allen iS-W) :52.57; T. Powell (S); Cooper iS). 165 hurdies--R. Stiles (R) :22.06; Buchanan (R); Leonard Holden (S-W). 800 run--Powell iS) 2:12.22; Mitch Littlejohn (S-W); Win- chester (F). 200 dash--Coggins iS) :23.10; R. Stiles (R); Ochsner (F). 3200 run--Jordan (R) 11:10.66; Crisp (S); Paul Christopher (S-W). 1600 relay--Sylva-Webster 3:36.27 iScott Allen, Mitch Lit- tlejohn, Ronald Howell, Roger Lovedahl) ; Swain; Rob- binsville. Area Softball Teams Slate 3-Day Tournament There will be a men's and a women's softball tournament this weekend at Mark Watson Park in Sylva. The men's tournament is sponsored by Carolina Thunder of Sylva and includes the Miller High Lifes (formerly the Jackson Mer- chants), Justus Enterprises, Hedden Brothers, Daniel Boone of Asheville, and sev- eral local teams from the surrounding area. The women's tournament, sponsored by the Jackson Latures of Sylva will feature Sylva Auto Parts, Scott Buick, ~nd Smokey Mountain Lum- lva. Other teams in the tournament include The Trophy Shop of Franklin, The Swing-N-Misses of Asheville, teams from Cher- okee, Marion, Mars Hill, Try- on, and Murphy. Games will begin Friday night and continue through Sunday with the finals sched- tiled for 4:00 and 5:00. The public is invited to come out and support their local favor- ites and watch some outstand- ing men's and women's soft- ball. Golfer Scores Double Eagle A double eagle was scored at the Fairfield-Sapphire Valley Golf Course last week. Jim Sandlin of Florence, S.C., placed the ball in the ninth hole with an eight iron after using a driver; using on- ly the two shots for the 455-yard, par five ninth. In Framingham, Mass., an epidemic of green hair occurred, amongst light- haired people, owing to the large quantities of cop- per in the water supply. room air conditioners N--t SIESTA Model BK705B1 5,500 -- Btu/hr; 8.7 -- EER Quiet as the rolling fog; quiet as the fallen snow. Handsomely-styled portables, ideal for bedrooms. They're engineered 12 ways for greater quiet. You'll awaken well rested no matter how hot the weather. Energy-efficient models, 5,000 to 9,100 Btu/hr. Three fan speeds; side-t(>side air control. Easy to install. Big savings now on the room air coniditioners that put noise to sleep, Only 1 oo limited time only There's an energy-efficient Carrier just right for every room QUALITY AIR CONDITIONING Heating & Air Conditioning 476 East Main St. 586-6971 -- 586-9226 i,N iJ Hi Ill I Rebel Ball By Cindy Hooper Cullowhee picked up two big conference wins last week at home. On Tuesday the Rebels had a field day with Hiwassee Dam; beating the Eagles 28-3. Greg DeVane was the win- ning pitcher giving up five hits, hurling fourteen strike- outs and giving up three walks in seven innings. Mark Golden took the loss for Hiwassee Dam allowing seven hits, throwing one strikeout, and giving up six walks in two innings. The Rebels were led on offense by Chris DeVane, two for three with four stolen bases and one RBI; Greg DeVane three for four with two doubles, six RBrs and two stolen bases; Chet Pressley, three for four with two doubles and three RBI's; Mark Tay- lor, three for five with a double and four RBI's; Craig Cloud, one for two with one RBI and one stolen base; Rich Iobst, two for four with two RBI's; and Pat Masson, one for two with one RBI and two stolen bases. Hiwassee Dam's leading hit- ters were Allen Darrell, two for three; Pat McNabb, one for three with a double; Reggie Coleman, one for two; and Sam Shields, one for four with a double. "Greg DeVane pitched a great game," said Coach Ran Yount, "giving up only five hits and striking out fourteen batters enroute to the vict 0ry. Greg also helped himself offensively going three for four with two doubles and six RBI's." "The whole team hit the ball very well and played superb defense the entire game," noted the coach. "This game was definitely the reverse of the close game we won 5-4 the first time we played Hiwassee this season. The team exper- ience is beginning to pay off, both offensively and defens- ively." Thursday, April 7, Cullo- whee came from behind to down Andrews 5-3, The Rebels THE SYLVA HERALD AND RURALITE, SYLVA, N.C. Is 8-7 were trailing 3-I in the bottom of the sixth inning when Greg DeVane hit a homerun to narrow the margin to 3-2. Then with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Chris DeVane hit a homerun to tie it up 3-3 and send it into an extra inning. In the bottom of the seventh with one man on base, Greg DeVane powered his second homerun of the game over the 331 feet marker to give Cullowhee the victory. Willie Fortner took the win on the mound for the Rebels pitching all eight innings. Fortner allowed seven hits, threw eleven strikeouts and gave up no walks. Joel Beavers took the loss for the Wildcats pitching all eight innings. Beavers gave up seven hits, tossed nine strikeouts and gave up one walk. Leading hitters for the Reb- els were Greg DeVane, three for four with two homeruns and four RBFs; Chris De- Vane, one for four with a homerun, one stolen base, and one RBI; Russ Darden, two for three; and Rich Iobst, one for four. "This was a real pitchers' duel ballgame, with both pit- chers throwing extremely well," stated Coach Yount. "When they did give up hits, it seemed like they were all homeruns. Willie Fortner picked up his fifth win against two losses for the year, strik- ing out eleven, giving up no walks and allowing only seven hits. Greg DeVane and Chris DeVane supplied the neces- sary hitting power for the victory." "This was a great come- back win for the Rebels in a 'must' conference game," he added. The entire team main- tained their poise when they were down 3-2 with two out in the seventh and showed a lot of character with the come- back victory." The six players who are recognized as players of the week for this two-game period have all been previous win- ners. Theyare: Greg DeVane Lady Cats Set To Play National AIAW Slo-Pitch Softball Finals either Columbia, or Clemson, South Carolina. Sunday's championship game between ETSU and Marshall was played at Kingsport, Tennessee due to bad weather in Boone. Western started out well against East Tennessee in the first game of the playoff played at 9: 00 a.m. Catamount ace, righthander Randy Sims, 4-3, held off the hard-hitting Buts to just one run in the first four innings as WCU's second baseman Chet Greeson drove in three runs (sacrifice fly and single) and scored another run as WCU took a 4-1 lead. But in the fifth inning, ETSU erupted for eight runs, highlighted by a three-run homer by Buc leftfielder Tony Martin, that sealed the Cats fate. Western then took on Mar- shall University in the second game at 11:00 a.m. The Thundering Herd, 22-17, quick- ly scored two runs with no outs in the first off WCU starter Tim Feimster and took a 3-0 lead in the first. Western came back in the bottom of the first with back to back solo home runs by Mel Western Carolina Univer- sity's women's softball team will be one of thirteen teams set to compete in the AIAW National Slo-Pitch Softball Championship to be held May 14 to May 16 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Lady Cats, 24-17 this season and coached by Betty Peele, finished third in the AIAW Southern Regional and will be competing in the first MAW National tournament in women's softball. Play begins at the Carolina Pines Park in Raleigh May 14 (Thursday) at 11:30 a.m. with WCU taking on the eighth seeded team Wilmington Col- lege of Ohio. The double elimination tournament will continue thru Saturday after- noon (May 16) with the cham- pionship games being played that day. Seeded first is Florida State University with North Carolina representatives East Carolina and UNC Chapel Hill seeded second and third, respectively. The top three teams receive byes in the first round of the tournament. Seeded fourth is South Florida; fifth is North Carolina State, with Auburn next at sixth. The University Kinsey (his first of two of Florida is seventh; Wilm-, homers) and Don Ingle that ington (Ohio) and WCU eighth narrowed the margin to 3-2. and ninth, respectively with Northern Kentucky (10), Georgia Southern ill), Morehead State (12) and Lakeland College (Wis.) at thirteen. Western Carolina Univer- sity's baseball team, looking for its first trip to the NCAA playoffs, had its 1981 season ended Saturday as the Cata- mounts lost two games in the Southern Conference baseball playoff held at Boone, NC, May 8. Western lost the first two games of the tournament, a 9-4 defeat to East Tennessee State and a 5-3 loss to Marshall Kinsey hit his second home run in the sixth to cut the deficit to 4-3, but the Cats could get no closer after that. Kinsey's two home runs gave the sophomore 15 for the season, 17 for his career, and broke the old career mark of 16 set by Willie Carpenter last season. Kinsey also establish- ed single season batting records in runs batted in (50), total bases (103), and most times reaching base (83). In all, Kinsey, a prime candidate for Southern Conference Player of the Year honors, broke six season career bat- ting marks in 1981. University, to finish the 1981 As a team, the Cats set new season with a 25-14 over~l school marks in home runs record. (46), games (39), and finished The Cats had tied for the conference championship with ETSU and Marshall all with 12-4 records), forcing the double-elimination playoff to determine the conference's representative to the Atlantic Regionals. East Tennessee State, the 1980 champion, defeated Mar- shall, 9-2 Saturday, and 5-3 Sunday to earn the right to play in the NCAA Atlantic Regional at a site to be deter- mined the week of May 20 to May 25. Probably locations for that regional appear to be second best in wins i25). Sophomore pitcher David Ray Robinson helped the squad establish a new record in saves ill), as the 6-I righthander from Kings Mountain, NC totaled seven, an individual record. Western Carolina's veteran head coach, Bill Haywood, completed his 13th season at WCU with 215 career coaching wins. Western's share of the league baseball title was the school's first league crown since joining the conference in 1977. for pitching and for hitting, DeVane was six for eight with two homeruns, two doubles, and ten RBI's; Chris DeVane for hitting, he was three for seven with a game-tying homerun, a double, with two RBI's; Willie Fortner for his excellent pitching perform- ance against Andrews; Chet Pressley for hitting, he went three for seven with two doubles and three RBI's; Mark Taylor for hitting, he was three for eight with four RBI's; and Rich Iobst for hitting, he was three for eight. The Rebels are 8-7 for the season and 5-2 in the confer- ence. Cheerleaders' Sign-Up Set Sign-up for Jackson County Youth Sports football cheerleaders will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, May 23. The sign-up will be at Fairview School. Tennis Lessons Given For June Tennis lessons are being offered at Mark Watson Park for boys and girls 9 to 15 on Tuesday morning from 9:00 'til 10:30 beginning June 9, and for women 16 and over on Thursday morning from 9:00 'till 10:30 beginning June 11. All classes will meet once a week for four consecutive weeks. Fee is $3 and one unopened can of tennis balls. Nat Watson is the instructor for the classes. To register or for more information, contact the Jack- son County Recreation and Parks Department at 586-6333. 2 Pros Conduct Golf Classes Two well-known profes- sional golfers are conducting week-long series of golf in- structions at Fairfield- Sapphire Valley Golf Course during May. The Cool School instructors are Lionel Herbert and Louise Suggs. Classes are Monday through Friday. (Classes also are available on a daily basis.) The British Museum has a ball made of stone that is 5,000 years old. Sylva-Webster girls tallied points in all 11 track events and three of the five field events to win the Smoky Mountain Conference Track and Field Meet held at Swain High Monday, May 4. The Lady Eagles amassed 199 points. Franklin's girls placed second with 114 points, followed by Andrews, 78; Swain, 50; Hayesville, 25; Cullowhee, 15; Murphy, 12; and Blue Ridge, 4. A new SMC girls' record in the 400 relay was established by the Sylva-Webster team comprised of Sheenagh Parker, Willie Driver, Kristi Harding and Gretta Worley. The time was :53.28. Andrews finished second; Swain, third. A school and conference mark was set by Sheenagh Parker of S-W in the 200 low hurdles in :33.29. Smith of An- drews finished second; Noel of Swain, third. Willie Driver of S-W established a school and SMC record in the 200 yard dash, in :27.76. Finishing second was Williams of Andrews; third, Lisa McMahan of S-W. Laura McCrone of S-W set a new school record in winning the 1600 run in 6:07.14. Adams of Andrews was second; Kathy Christopher of S-W, third. Sylva-Webster failed to score in the shot put. Winning was Seay of Swain with a 33'8a/4''. Moffit of Franklin was second; Cuppy, Franklin, third. The Lady Eagles also failed to tally points in the discus event, won by Hodges of Hayesville with a toss of 91'4". Seay of Swain placed second; Angel, Franklin, third. Results of other events in the meet were as follows, with first, second and third listed respectively: Triple jump--Cobb (F) 31'5"; Tydings (F); Kathy Christopher (S-W) 30'1V2". Long jump--C. Tydings (F) 16'1/4"; Cobb (F); Willie Driver (S-W) 15T'. High jump--T. Tydings (F) 4'11"; Kathy Christopher (S-W) 4'10"; Christine Bot- toms (S-W) 4'9". 100 hurdles--Sheenagh Parker (S-W) :16.46; Ireta Thacker (S-W) :17.1; Smith (A). 100 dash--Willie Driver (S-W) :13.46; Gretta Worley (S-W); Williams (A). 880 relay--Sylva-Webster 1:55.79 (new school record) IGretta Worley, Kristi Har- ding, Regina Mathis, Lisa McMahan); T. Tydings iF). 800 run-West (A) 2:45.7; Dooley CA); Tinker Bradley (S-W). 3200 run-Laura McCrone come in vibrant new colors. Skyland Drive, Sylva IS:W) 13.56; Rose (M); Ashley Asment iS-W). ~," ,~.~ WILLIE DRIVER OF SYLVA-WEBSTEB, first in the I00 yard dash and 200 yard dash, the long jump with an effort of 15'I" at the SMC( Field Meet. SHEENAGH PARKER OF Smoky Mountan Conference record in the 200 also won the I00 hurdles event, at the SMC Field Meet. BRIGHT LIFEFLAT LATEX WALL PAINT Color your lifestyle.. For living rooms, dining rooms, and hailwaysl Beautiful flat finish Durable -- Washable Spot and stain resistant Soap and water cleanup BRIGHT LIFE: GLOSS LATEX ENAMEL Brighten Your I/t/odd with For kitchens, bathrooms and Beautiful satin gloss finish * Durable -- Scrubbable Spot and stain resistant Soap and water cleanup Thursday, 1600 relay'-~;hst; Sylva-Webste