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By JOHNNY CRAIG
West Brunswick baseball and football
standout Matthew Gore last
week signed an athletic grant-in-aid
to play baseball with The Citadel
located in Charleston, S.C.
Gore finished a three-year career
at West Brunswick this season with a
24-fi pitching record including 254
strike outs and a .310 batting
average. The 6-foot-2 senior was a
three-time Three Rivers 3-A Conference
and two-time All-Brunswick
County baseball performer and also
received All-TRC and All-County
honors in football.
"I chose the Citadel because it Is
where 1 have always wanted to go
since I've also been interested In the
military," said Gore. "The Citadel
has lx>th a good athletic department
and an excellent coaching staff and it
also has o good academic
"1 received offers from East
Carolina, Appalachian State, Clemson
and Florida State but the Citadel
Is where I have always wanted to
go," added Gore.
Gore will play for coach dial Port
who is in his 27th year with The
"ffuirh Port h:is honn ;trntinr! 11
long time and is a veteran coach. He
lias guided The Citadel into the
NCAA playoffs the past two years,"
said West Brunswick athletic director
Tracy James. " The Citadel has
always had one of the strongest
A Final Ti
To Ted M
MY JOHNNY CRAIG
lluldcn Beach und Duke University
both lost a special resident und personality
last week with the death of
G V. (Ted! Munn. Mann wan a part~
time resident of ilolden Beach hat
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loyal to Duke University
Mann, who for -Mi years served us
Duke s|Mjrts information director,
was a well-known bench resident and
had la-en In declining health for the
past several months.
? lh- became the first sports Information
director to Ik- inducted In the
North Carolina Sports Hall of l-'nine
In September, 1982. Mann also
recently authored a book on the
history of Duke football.
"Being named to the Hall of Knmc
was my greatest honor," he once
said "It was an honor to la-come the
first s|mii1s Infornuition director InNorth
The North Brunswick High School
Athletic Booster Club has rescheduled
it iltimer planned (or Tuesday,
.tune 4. until Wednesday, .tune 12, at"
p m nt ttie Siindpl|M*r H-staurant in
Spokesman Carole Williams said
the ilute was changed because ol a
conflict tn scheduling.
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athletic programs in the NCAA Division
1 Southern Conference.
This season Gore led the Trojans
(12-7) both at the plate (.339) and on
the mound (2.44 ERA) while striking
out a career-high 107 batters. Gore
finished with a 7-5 pitching record
while being named team most
Gore helped lead West Bruaswick
with a 9-1 record his junior year as
tlit- Trojans won a school-record 19
games against three losses. Gore
struck out 88 and finished with a
career-low 0.86 ERA as the Trojans
won their second Three Rivers Conference
At the plate, Gore finished third in
batting witli a .354 average including
Gore went a perfect 8-0 on the
mound as a sophomore with a 2.26
KKA and 59 strike outs. He also batted
at a .233 clip and was named West
Brunswick's most improved male
athlete as the Trojans won their first
Three Kivers Conference baseball title
in eight years and advanced to the
(tore also quartcrbacked the Trojan
football team his junior year and
played at both offensive and defensive
lines as a senior.
Gore was also recently named recipient
of the William S. Dosher
scholarship. The award is presented
annually by the Southport physician
to a graduating senior from
Brunswick or New Hanover County.
Mann graduated from Duke in 1927
when he became the school's fulltime
S.l.D. During Mann's years at
Duke, the legendary coach Wallace
Wade guided the Blue Devils to nations!
prestige during the 30's, 40's
and SO's. Mann always considered
Wude to bo the greatest Duke coach
of all time.
Whil<> lhi? fruith ill ttln:liiim nt DtiWo
is mimed In honor of Wade, in 1981 Ihe
new press and media box (the Ted
Mann Media Center) overlooking the
field was named in honor of Mann's
years of dedicated service to the
It is ironic that both names, with
such tributes paid upon them, will
forever Ik' visible in Duke University
When September rolls around it
will certainly tie strange, yet sad, for
University officials, followers,
players and fans, to kick off another
Duke football season without Ted
Mann, one of the most loyal Blue
Our South Bruns
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GORE SIGNS WITH CITADEL?'
baseball standout Matt Gore (left) sif
ts play at The Citadel next season whi
dircetor and Gore's father Tracy Jam
Summer is here, school is out and
the Brunswick County Parks and
Itecreation Department has planned
a series of outdoor recreational activities
for all ages.
Persons should sign up now for
canoe trips, youth tennis iessoas and
summer camp activities offered by
the parks department.
Beginning youth tennis lessons for
ages 7-15 will be held from June 17 to
July 17 Mondays and Wednesdays
from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the
Shallotte Township District Park on
The class is limited to ten participants
per class and u $2S registration
fee will lie charged per session
for eight one-hour iessons.
No classes will be held during the
week of July 4. Students must supply
their own tennis rackets. For more
information on the tennis lessons,
contact the Brunswick County Parks
anil Recreation De|>artment or Kay
Itrannon at 278-9409.
The parks department will also offer
two canoe trips to kick off the Outdoor
Recreation Series, with the first
trip planned for Saturday, June 15.
experienced canoists will be guided
down the scenic stretch of the
Dumber River Trail. Canoes and life
preservers will be provided. Those
participating should bring a pock
lunch. Closing date for signing up is
1 A second trip down the 1 .umber
River will be held June 29. an all-day
excursion from Fair Bluff to Nichols.
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part merit Li
S.C. Experienced guides and canoes
will be provided. Interested persons
should sign up before June 14.
Space is limited for the two trips.
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Thomas at the parks department.
Students age 6-13 may also sign up
now for the parks department's Summer
Day Camp program, a weeklong
day camp that begins June 24.
Activities will include field trips to
local areas of historical and
ecological significance, arts and
crafts, horseback riding, movies,
putt-putt, bowling and many other
Tne deadline for entering the 1985
Fourth of July Festival Tennis Tournament
in Southport is Monday, June
17, at 5 p.m.
Entry fee is >5 per single and $3 per
person for doubles. Fees and entry
forms should be mailed to Tennis
Tournament, P.O. Box 11028,
Southport, N.C., 28461.
All matches will be played at the
leonard Street courts in Southport
from June 19-20. Each participant
must furnish a new unopened can of
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wice to the All-Brunswick County
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A $30 registration fee is charged.
Each child will also be required to bring
their own lunch, although
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with a Day-Camp T-shirt.
The camp will operate Monday
through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Enrollment is on a first-come, first
serve basis and space is limited.
Deadline for receiving applications is
Camp sessions are scheduled as
follows: June 24-28; July 8-12; July
22-26 and August 5-9.
For more information, contact the
parks department, 255-4357.
balls for each match, with the winner
advancing with a new unopened can
of halls for the next match.
All matches will be the best ol
three sets and to be governed by U.S.
Tennis Association rules. A 12-ooint
tiebreaker will apply after six games
all in a set.
Participants must be available tc
begin a match between 6 p.m. and S
p.in. on weekdays, from 1C a.m. to S
p in. on Saturdays and from 1 p.m. tc
9 p.m. on Sundays.
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For week of Jane 7-11
AU games played at Supply Field
Friday, June 7
Lions vs Yankees, 6 p.m.; Tarheels
vs Dodgers, 6 p.m.; Rebels vs Tigers,
Monday, June 10
Astros vs Expos, 6 p.m.; Tigers vs
Lions, 6 p.m.; Reds vs Tarheels, 8
p.m.; Cardinals vs Rebels, 8 p.m.
luesaay, June 11
Tarheels vs Dodgers, 6 p.m.;
Yankees vs Blue Jays, 6 p.m.; Rebels
vs Lions, 8 p.m.
For week of June 6-11
Thursday, June 6
Joe and Moe's vs Bald Head Island,
7 p.m.; H.P. Wrecking Crew vs
Ocean Isle Builders, 8 p.m.; Joe and
Moe's vs Road Warriors, 9 p.m.
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Joyner Electric vs Bald Head
Island, 7 p.m.; H.P. Wrecking Crew
vs Ocean Isle Builders, 8 p.m.; Joe
and Moe's vs Road Warriors, 9 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11
Cooke Realty vs Heavy Metal, 7
p.m.; Brace's Construction vs Ocean
Front Paint, 8 p.m.; H.P. Wrecking
Crew vs Joe and Moe's, 9 p.m.
Under the motto, "We play, so they
can play." the third annual Jimmy
Simpson Invitational Golf Tournament
will kick off Sunday, June 16, at
Marsh Harbour Golf Links in
Calabash with proceeds to benefit the
Brunswick County Special Olympics
The Father's Day tournament will
tee off at 2 p.m. with a rain date set
for June 23. The format will be medal
play with separate divisions for both
men and women play.
The playing field will be limited to
the first 1+4 golfers with a shotgun
start. Entry fee is $25 and will include
a barbecue dinner following play.
Checks for entry fees should be made
payable to Brunswick County Special
Olympics and mailed to Jimmy
Simpson, P.O. Box 996, Shallotte,
N.C., 28459. All checks arriving after
the field is full will be returned.
Trophies will be awarded to low
gross and low net scores while mixed
groups may also participate. Golfers
will have a chance to win two prizes
i for hitting holes-in-one: a new car,
1 compliments of Russ Ford of
Shallotte, or a color television set,
' courtesy of Harold's TV Sales and
Service of Shallotte.