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thristensen drives Rocker car to "A" Feature win at Speeway 'A' FEATURE WINNER Don Christensen, Harlan, drove the Orv Rocker Ford Number 49 to first place in the A feature Friday night at the Shelby County Speedway. It was the first feature victory at the Harlan track for the Rocker car. Don Christensen, Harlan, drove Orv Rocker Ford's number 49 to first place in the 'A' Feature in stock car races at the Shelby County Speedway Friday night. Christensen had to hold off challenger Mike Chapman in X on the final two laps for his first feature victory at the track this year. Chapman had earlier won the fourth heat and captured the 'Avoca Centennial Trophy Dash'. Bud Burdick, Omaha, followed Christensen and Chapman across the line in the A, with Iren Thies of Arthur, fourth. Bill Martin, 61 of Council Bluffs, took a big lead in the B feature, only to fall back on a re- start. Martin then edged Larry Embrey, Panora. for first, with Ken Braasch, 222 of Deloit, third. Neal Holling, 29 of Omaha, overtook early leader Mike Schaben, 42 of Defiance, to win the C feature. Schaben was second and Bob Matson, 144 of Council Bluffs, was third. Heat winners were Jim Wyman, 14; Tom Banks, 144; Christensen and Chapman. Leo Corn, Onawa, escaped serious injury in a spectacular crash in the third heat. Corn's number 6 auto went end-over-end and then rolled in the number one turn. AFEATURE 49-Don Christensen, Harlan X-Mike Chapman, Whiting 2x-Bud Burdick, Omaha 5-Loren Thies, Arthur 14-Jim Wyman, Fremont, Neb. 180-Bill Wrich, Blair, Neb. BFEATURE 61W-Bill Martin, Co. Bluffs 39-Larry Embrey, Panora 222-Kenny Braasch, Deloit 27-Gary Germer, Logan 60-Rex Baller, Oakland 83-Frank Olson, Papillion, Neb. CFEATURE 29-Neal Holling, Omaha 42-Mike Schaben, Defiance 144-Bob Matson, Omaha V8-Karl Graeff, Co. Bluffs 555-Denny Porter, Harlan 43-Butch Hastie, Council Bluffs FIRST HEAT 14-Jim Wyman, Fremont, Neb. (dead heat) 12x-L. Scott, Harlan 38-Frank Jorgensen, Audubon 222-Ken Braasch, Deloit SECOND HEAT 166-Tom Banks, Council Bluffs 2X-Bud Burdick, Omaha 40-Randy Sterner, Blair, Neb. 39-Larry Embrey, Panora THIRD HEAT 49-Don Christensen, Harlan 50-Jim Pester, Denison 138-Charles Summers, Harlan 126-Roger Nelson, Co. Bluffs FOURTH HEAT X-Mike Chapman, Whiting 180-Bill Wrich, Blair, Neb. 5-Loren Thies, Arthur 61-Bill Martin, Co. Bluffs AVOCATROPHYDASH X-Mike Chapman, Whiting 2x-Bud Burdick, Omaha 49-Don Christensen, Harlan 14-Jim Wyman, Fremont, Neb. 'B' FEATURE WINNER -- Bill Martin, Council Bluffs, walked off with first place money in the B feature at the Shelby County Speedway Friday night, It was Martin's first feature win at the track. ROLLED REMAINS -- Roll cage is about all that remained in tact of Leo Corn's number 6 auto after third-heat pile-up. Corn, of Onawa, went end-over-end and then rolled in the number one turn, but escaped serious injury. PAGE 12 BASE HIT -- Harlan hitter Roger Boeck cracks this Papillion pitch for a single in the first inning Friday at the Harlan diamond. Boeck laer scored on a Tom Wageman hit, PapiUi, ,n hands [. diamond men Papillion, Neb., handed the ::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ................................ Harlan high school baseball team COMING GAMES their third straight loss at the Harlan diamond Friday night, 7- 2. The loss drops Harlan's over- all mark to 2-3, 1-3 in Iowa- Nebraska League play. The winners jumped on losing hurler Dan Quinn for three runs in the first inning, enough for the victory. Jim Schmitz relieved in the third, and Quinn returned in the seventh. Harlan runs came on hits by Tom Wageman and Jim Sick. Wageman singled home Roger Boeck in the first, Boeck had reached second base on a single and wild pitch. Sick tripled in the third followed a walk to Bill Munchrath for the final Harlan tally. Charles Gradey rapped three hits for the winners, and catcher Rick Daup hit safely twice. The Harlan team hosts Elk Horn Monday (tonight) and Bellevue Tuesday. They travel to Council Bluffs Jefferson Friday. SCORE BY INNINGS Papillion 301 002 1 - 7 9 2 Harlan 101 000 0- 2 4 4 Szynsky, Dort (3), and Daup. Quinn; Schmitz (3), Quinn (7), and Munchrath. W-Szynsky, L- Quinn. The Cyclones play tonight (Monday) against Elk Horn and ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ........ Tuesday night Both games are field. Ralston stomps, on HHS t:yclones Ralston left nothing un- single, a double, decided here last Wednesday before the side night as they soundly defeated Swinging the the Harlan Cyclones 6-0. for the Keith McCawley pitched two- a hit ball for the visiting Ralston singles; and team, striking out 13 on the way singles. to the shut-out victory. Twenty-two Harlan batters Ralston 3'( approached the plate, but only Harlan two hits resulted. One was Jim Batteries: Sick's double in the 4th, the other Cawley and was Roger Boeck's single in the Schmitz and Sick. seventh. The visitors got 31 at- tempts, connected for nine hits, six runs, and left nine on base. The first inning showed what FATHER'S was to be expected as the Ralston club stood up and banged out: a single, a fielder's choice, an error, a single, a sacrifice fly, a Softball Results IWL games Wed. ,,,, ,.,p , widen standings down outsiders Jim's Market stayed un- FORMING SWIM defeated in softball play last Tuesday night as they out- Harlan moves up =ored the Outsider's 11-6. TEAM IN HARLAN Neola 5-0 Pat Goeser had three hits for with 13-2 win Persia 4-0 the victors, Dick Mulligan added The Harlan Recreation Two make-up games were held last Wednesday in IWL competition. DUNLAP-- Harlan took over the field here Wednesday night and smacked Dunlap with a 13-2 defeat. Harlan, now 3-1 in IWL ac- tion, was lead by Rick Carter's three run homer. Harlan 001-042-060 13-11-2 Dunlap 000-100-100 2- 7-3 Batteries: Harlan: Dick Dotzler and Rick Carter; Dunlap: Lyle Woodward and Aaron Anliker. Neola shuts out Earling 12-O EARLING Neola stayed high on the hill as they dropped Earling farther in the hole here Wednesday night with a 12-0 IWL victory. Using 15 hitg and five Earling errors, the Neola club went to 5-0 and single possession of first place in IWL standings. Earling sunk to last place with Panama. Both are 0-5. Gary Meyer, catcher for the Neola club, went five for five at the plate. Neola 224-310-0 12-15-0 Earling 000-000-0 0- 3-S Batteries: Neola -- Don Larsen, Ron Larsen (6) and Gary Meyer; Earling Tom Leuschen and Tom Heese. Coming games THURSDAY, June 12 7:30 Rocky's vs Ron's Feed 9:00 Vic's vs Jim's Mkt. MON., JUNE 16 7:30 Outsiders vs Burmeisters 9:00 Rocky's vs ABP Harlan 3-1 Dunlap 3-2 Portsmouth 3-2 Westphalia 2-3 Defiance 1-2 Carson 1-3 Panama 0-5 Earling 0-5 Coming games WED., June 11 Carson at Portsmouth Persia at Harlan Neola at Dunlap Westphalia at Defiance Panama at Earling SUN., June 15 Harlan at Portsmouth Earling at Carson Defiance at Panama Dunlap at Westphalia Persia at Neola ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: two more and Jim Schaben cracked a homer. Mell I_arson had three hits for the Outsiders. Jerry Heller got the win while Dale Christensen suffered the set back. Outsiders 110-200-2- 6-10-4 Jim's Mkt 163-100-x 11-13-2 One hit in 4-0 softball game Rocky's skunked Vic's Gulf team 4-0 in soRball action last Tuesday in near no-hit pitching from both sides. Ken Fry got the win on the mound by striking out 13 and allowing no hits. Jerry Miller suffered the loss, but he too pitched a good game. He allowed the only hit of the game - Jay Dargin's bunt single. Rocky's 100-012-0 4-1-1 Vic's 000-000-0 0-0-3 Association is forming a swim- ming team with the first meeting Monday, June 9, 7:30 p.m. at the Harlan pool. Coaching the team this year will be Gene Alvine, a coach in the Harlan school system. Anyone aged 17 and under is eligible to compete. Persons interested including parents should be at the first meeting, Alvine said. Defiance 16-15 in PeeWee game DEFIANCE -- Defiance PeeWees made better use of the opponents' errors than vice versa and got a 16-15 win over the Shelby PeeWees here last Tuesday. SHELBY 215-07 15-6-S DEF. 229-03 16-S-I0 State champ Manilla heads SWI ch,arts Manilla and Woodbine hold more spots in SWI girls' track than any other area teams, but Shelby managed five spots, Irwin three and Elk Horn one in the final ratings. Manilla has 15 platings in the 19 event field, ten of those being first or second rankings. Woodbine is the only team close to that number with ten placings. The ManiUa track squad won state indoor and outdoor track titles this year. In our immediate area, three teams held spots on the 1969 chart. Shelby held five: Sandy Schuster, 2nd in 60-yd. dash, :07.3; Rhonda Manz, 5th in open 880, 2:33.6; Pat Messerschmidt, 4th, 220 Hurdles, :31.4; Mile Relay, 2nd; and Shuttle Hurdle Relay, 4th. Irwin gals hold three: 440 Relay, 4th, :52.5; 880 Relay, 3rd, 1:50.4; Shuttle Relay, 6th, :43.6. Elk Horn holds one: Mile Relay, Gth, 4:21.0. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Shelby claims cub victory 15-5 DEFIANCE -- The Shelby Cub team made it a long day for the Defiance Cubs, as they pounded out a 15-5 baseball victory here last Tuesday. Shelby 000-3S7 15-8-5 Oefiance 221-000 5-5-7 is one benefit of summer filling with CO-OP fuel oil. But we can list a tankload of others. like extra savings. Because fuel oil prices are lowest in summer. 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