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4B The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, July 12, 1990 "Sparklers" Golf Tournament The second annual "Sparklers" Golf Tournament wilt be held at Val- ley View Country Club July 30. This benefit Ladies Oniy" tournament is hosted by the Women's Golf/Tenms Association. All proceeds go to White Sulphur Elementary School "Sparklers" to be earmarked for the establishment of an ongoing rein- forcement program for the students, This one-day-only "Captain's Choice" (best ball) tournament be- gins at 9 a.m, with a shotgun start, The team draw will take place Wednesday, July 25; teams will be comprised of an A/B/C/D player. The tournament committee will ave final approval over each golfers in- dicated handicap. The entry fee per golfer is $25 which includes greensfees. Golf carts will be available for rent. Entry deadline is July 23. Individual prizes and trophies wdl be awarded to the top three winning teams. Contests for the longest drive and closest to the pin will be part of tournament play. An awards banquet will be held in the club- house for participating golfers, imme- diately following the tournament. For additional entry information, phone Audrey at 536-1831; Joan, 536- 1600; or Norma, 536-3474. II WHAT YOU DO IS NEWS TO US (AND ABOUT 50,000 OTHER FOLKS) CONTACT THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER WITH YOUR NEWS 122 NORTH COURT ST. LEWlSBURG, 24901 647-5724 Phillies Capture Held At Local Elks Phlllies Triumphant: Matthew Anderson (front left), Walker Taylor, Brian Hall, Patrick Guills, Josh Crane and Andy Robinson. Jess Guills (manager) (back row left), Todd Wood, Nicholas Carson, Reid Matheny, Jason Persinger, Nelson McClung, Mychael Johnson and Glen Alan McClung (coach). The Lewisburg Phillies captured the county championship July 1 at Ronceverte Island Park by defeating the Ronceverte Royals 4-1. The Phitties were led by a strong pitching performance by Reid Matheny. Matheny gave up only two hits and fanned twelve. The Phitlies had four hits with Matheny pounding the ball for two hits and Nelson McClung and Mychael Johnson each adding one. The Phillies reached the final game by defeating Western Green- brier July 4 by a 4-3 margin. The Phillies were also led in that game by 12-year-old All-Star, Reid Matheny with a two hit pitching per- formance. Patrick Guills led the Phil- lies in hitting with a double and a single. In the semi-final game on July 6, the Phillies outscored the Roncev- erte Royals 7-4. The Phillies pitcher, Nicholas Carson gave up 3 hits while striking out 13. The double elimination tourna- ment was made up of the regular team season champions from White Sulphur, Lewisburg, Ronceverte, Western Greenbrier and Alderson. Lora Swepston & Robert Morganii 10K Road Race 1 Enter 3-Mile Walk; 5-Mile Run [At Jackson's MIll On Thursday evening, June 28 this race, she finished with a ume of The West Virginia National 1990, the Raleigh County Hospice Care Center sponsored a 3 mile walk and a 5 mile run. Hospice is a program set up to serve the needs of the terminally II and their families. Hospice seeks to provide support and care for persons in the last stages of an incurable disease so that they can live as fully and "com- fortably as possible. The event at- tracted approximately 150 walkers and runners from southern West Vir- ginia and Virginia and raised over $1000 from sponsorship and entry fees. Trophies were awarded to the top three male and female entrants in both the waling and running divi- sion. Trophies were also awarded m several different age categories. The course -- out and back con- sisted of rolling hills with some steeper hills. Local residents participating in the five mile run were Lora Ann Swepston and Robert Morgan. Lora Ann is the 13-year-old daughter of Mr and Mrs Ed Swepston of Organ Cave Although she did not train for 46:27 and received a first place tro- phy in her age division 14 years and under. Lora Ann has placed in two three-mile races and four six-mile races this running season. She has been entering road races since she was nine years old and runs for fun. She will be an eighth grade student at Greenbrier Junior High this fall. Robert Morgan is the 14-year-old son of Mr and Mrs Johnnie Morgan of Ronceverte. Robert ran track for Greenbrier Junior High this spring but has tust begun running longer distances. This was his second 5- mile race. He ran the Ronceverte River Festival Distance Run, a course which was mostly level, and had a finishing time of 33:12. The Hospice race had a few more chal- lenging hills but that did not slow Robert down too much. He finished with a time of 35:40; sixteenth over- all: and received a first place trophy n his age category -- 14 years and under. Robert will enter Greenbrier East High School this fall and hopes to run with the cross country'team. New News Is Good News Tell the Messenger Guard's State Family Council will host the first annual General's Cup Run (10K Road Race), August 26, at Jackson's Mill, Weston. Registration will be held at 8 a.m. race day at the Mount Vernon Din- ing Hall, Jackson's Mill. Advance registration will be held until August 15. Entry Fees are Advance Entry, Individual $6, Entry Day of Race $8; Advance Entry Team $30, Day of Race $40. The race will begin promptly at 9 a.m. The course is scenic, back country road and mostly flat. Partici- pants may compete individually or by team categories. Prizes will be awarded for each age group and team categories. Free T-shirts will be given to all participants. Anyone interested should contact their local National Guard unit for entry forms or call Second Lieuten- ant Teresa Morgan at 341-6484. Let the Messenger Know About Your Sports t The winning team: Mike Withrow (left), Pat O'Brien, Jack and Larry Rupert (putting) The fifth annual Rog-O Golf Tour- nament, honoring Lewisburg busi- nessman Roger Boone, was held June 30 and July 1 at the Lewisburg Elks Country Club. Winning team members for the event were Pat O'Brien, Jack Howard, Mike Withrow, and Larry Rupert. "Everything went wonderfully," chairman Jerry Groves said. "Every- body enjoys this tournament." The event was organized in 1986 to honor Mr Boone for contributions to community efforts" throughout the Greenbrier Valley. Area businesses donated money and a number of pnzes for the tournament, which had132 participants and 33 teams. Tom Hayes also helped with the direction of the weekend games. Mr Boone said, "What really makes this thing go is the directors, who do such a good job. So many people worked hard to make it a success: Jerry Groves, Tom Hayes, the sponsors, and the people who played. They're all a fine bunch of people. Because of a lot of dedica- tion and hard work, the tournament has doubled in size since it began." Second-place honors were won by the team consisting of Mike Wylie, Tony Scurlock, Donn Ander- son, and Todd Boone. Th~ battled the winning group three-hole playoff before Iosin Awards for the lone awarded on four holes June 30 winners were Eric Bill Hazelbeck, Sam Brad Tuckwiller. July 1 Mark Emery, Joe Darnell Seldomridge, and Brad Awards for hitting closest were awarded on five day. June 30 winners were Steele, Bill McMillion, C. P. Ike Fuller, and Donn And, 1 winners were Womp Jones, Ferrell, Pat O'Brien, George and Whitey Murphy. Contributors for the nament were: The First National Bank in Bank of White Sulphur and Hewman, Romeo Virginia Sausage, Peerless Company, Gunnoe Sausage, count Stores, Spud's Barbecue, Guills, Coleman's Pharmacy, McClung Furniture, McQuade tare, Greenbrier Valley National Pioneer Drug Company, Blue Electric, George's Rexall Meyers Furniture Company, her Grill, Wolf Creek Gallery, Elks Club, Food and Friends, Menagerie, Runyon Distributin puny, and Federated Store. Leads In Local Crawford's Club played two games against Covington Moose Lodge July 2 in Covington. In the first game, Crawford's led the scor- ing as Vet Calhoun-Erskine and Beverly Smith hit home runs bring in 3 runs each. Amber Hinkle also brought in 3 runs for Crawford's with her double. Brenda Smith hit two doubles during the game while Rhonda White hit a double and an RBI. Crawford's home-run-hitters did not "rest on their laurels" either, as Beverly Smith hit two more RBI's scoring 4 runs, and Vet Calhoun-Er- Crawford's scoring drive Karen Goodall, Amber Beverly Smith with two RBI's each during the game. Holcomb hit a HR and a in the 4th inning, while White and Ang!e Morris hit RBI's in the same inning. Goodall and Brenda Smith RBI combinations for The game was a team effort poured in throughout the Crawford's: Debbie Amber Hinkle (3), Wendy (2), Liz Wickline (2), Vet skine hit an RBI scoring 2 more Erskine (1), and Angle Morris Guided Trail Rides - . ........ - "- "- runs. Angle Morris and Karen Gee, nally during the 7th i dull hit two RBI's each while Liz game was called Crawford'5 in Watoga State Park Wickline added another run to Covington Moose-24. ~m hur $10.,w Crawford's score with her RBI. ~mmenl After a short mght s sleep j.l( # $6~,.~,~ Crawford's won the game 25-10 af- ' ' - la~lagine 1 ,...7;....;...... long day's work, the "~ game was a total Crawford's Club were back oIll ple, FOR SALE BY SEALED BIDS REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES ESTATE OF CARL L. CAVENDISH BY GREENBRIER VALLEY NATIONAL BANK, TRUST DEPARTMENT The properties listed are brief descriptions only, for more information, contact the address below. Parcel 1: Lot No. 276 1/2 in Section 20 in the village of Glenray also known as West Aiderson, Summers County, West Virginia and Lot Nos. 268, 269, 270, 271,272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, and 278 of the West Alderson Land Company Devel- opment as shown on the map of the West Alderson Land Corn- puny. 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