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Mountaineers Lose Season's Final
Kme To Foiest City Nine By 13-1
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Kings Mountain high school's
basftba 11 team dropped the final
game of the 1954 season here
Monday afternoon to Forest City.
Score was 13 to 1 in the seven- j
The game was postponed from
last Friday by rain and was thfe
only meeting of the two schools
on the diamond this year.
The Mountaineers had their
worst day afield in the finale, con
tributing 10 errors, and failed to
hit in the clutches.
Kings Mountain got eight hits.
Includ^g a double, but left eight
runners stranded in the abrevlat
Righthander Milton Hope start
ed on the mound for Kings Moun
tain and the visitors njade it
rough on him at the outset, scor-,
ing tw<? runs without the benefit
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of a base hit in the opening, I
frame. Forest City pushed oven'
six in thie second and four in the [
Earl Marlowe took over in the
fourth with the count 12-0 again
st the Mountaineers and proceed
ed to toss three hitless frames.
He weakened in the sevfenth, al
lowing his only hit which develop
ed into a run on th? strength of |
a pair of raiscues.
Marlowe was to have been the j
starter but Hope got the nod
whfen the ace hurler of the staff
turned up with a slightly sore
arm. Marlowe turned in a fine
relief performance, however, fac
ing only 16 hitters Ih the four
frames he twirled.
Don McCarter, Ollle Harris and
James Abernathy teach had two
hits but George Harris' lone hit j
produced the only Kings Moun
tain run and avoided a shutout.
Six Mountaineers played their
final scholastic games ? Don
McCarter, Ollle Harris, Ken Ro
berts, James Abernathy, Milton
Hope, and Hanny Arn&tte,
FOREST CITY A> R M PO A
Jim Henson. 2b 5 2 14 5
Robert McNalr. ?s 4 3 1 3 2
Paul Haynci. p. lb 5 2 2 (> 4
Bert Lattlmorc.,. t 5 I I tt 0
Jerry Ingle, et 4 l 2 O O
Bird Harris, rt 4 0 0 1 0
Ron Champion, lb 2 11 5 0
drooks, . p 0 0 0 0 0
Floyd Junes, :th 4 1 1 2 1
llenry Calahan. It 2 2 0 0 0
TOTALS IS 13 9 21 12
KINGS MTN. * AB R H PO A
Don McCarter, rt, c 4 1 2 1 2
George Harrt*. (a 4 0 1 2 3
Ollle Harrli, lb 4 0 2 8 0
Ken Hoborts, 2b 4 0 0 4 2
James Abernathy. If 3 0 2 1 0
MOton Hope. p. c( 2 0 1 3 1
Charles Smith. 3b 3 o o 0 4
Karl Marlowe, rt. p 2 0 0 1 0
Jerry McCarter, c . 1 0 0 10
Charles Blanton, rt 1 0 0 0 0
z ? Ranny Arnette I 0 0 0 0
TOTALS, IB 1 ? 21 11
z? struck out for Blanton In 7th.
FOREST CITY* J?4~ 000 1?1J j I
KINGS MTN. 000 000 1? 1 J 10
E. : Lalllmore, Champion. D. McCarter.
G. Harris -3. Abernathy, Smith 2, J. Mc
Carter 2. Blanton: RBI: G. Harris; 2BH :
Abernathy; SB; Henson, McNalr 2. lattl
morc. Ingle 3. B Harris. Calahan. O. Har
ris; DP: G. Harris to Roberts; McNalr to
Hcruioii to Champion; Henson to Cham
pion; LOB: Foreat City 8. Kings Mtn. 9;
SO: Haynes 4. Brooks 2, Hope 1. Marlowe
1: HO: llaynes 7 for 0 runs In 6 innings:
Brooks 1 for 1 run in 1, Hope 8 fur 12
runs In 3: Marlowe 1 for 1 run In 4; HBP:
Haynes <Hopo> WP: Haynes: PB: D. Mc
CarU-i . WP: llayncs; LP: Hope; If: Heav
ner and Jenkins; S; Gilbert; Time 1:45.
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Pony League Team
Loses First Game
The Kings Mountain Pony lea
gue team, now without a sponsor,
lost their first game of the year
Tuesday at Bessemer City to drop
out of a tie for first place in the
American League. - v
Playing with only nine players,
the K,lngs Mountain club lost by
a score of 8-0 as Bobby CBrlon,
Bessemer City ace, limited the lo
cals to four hits. V
Keith Lay ton had a pair of sin
gles, Buddy Connor a triple, and
Bud BuMgardner a single for
A drizzling rain throughout thte
contest hampered Kings Moun
tain's fire-ball righthander, Ran-'
dy Cash, with the winners scor
ing five runs on only two hits.
Lay ton took over in the third and
John McGlnnis came on in the
fourth to finish the game.
The recreatiou department is
now supervising thte club and is
looking for a sponsor for the
team. Any group or firm inter
ested in backing the club is urged
to contact Red Lay ton. >* !
Pony Club Plays
Heie On Friday
* Kings Mountain's Pony league
Team is scheduled to face the
Gastonia Optimist club team
Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
City Stadium in an American
Pony League contest.
Keith Layton, ace southpaw >
who had a no-h!'.ter In his last
starting role, Is scheduled to get
the pitching nod from Coach Will
Admission to all Pony league
games is free and the public is
urged to support the club.
On Tuesday, the club is sche
duled at Rex in Gastonia. The
Kings Mountain team dropped
out of a first place deadlock with
ftex after suffering the first loss
of the season Bessemer City
on last Tuesday.
The two clubs have not met
this season, the first encounter
going by the boards dtie to rain.
The club roster includes Lay
ton. who is 14 and is also listed
Park Grace Nine
Leads U Play
Park-Grace, with stellar pitch
ing, continues to dominate Kings
Mountain Little League play. Jer
ry (Mo) Wright threw a one-hit
ter at Kiwanla in a 4-lnnlng affair
Even without top pitching Park
Grace would be hard to handle.
The club also boasts the slugging
est team in the league.
In the last five games, Park
Grace pushing looks like this:
Bobby Biddlx has allowed 2 hits
in three gamtes, one game was a
no-hitter; Mo Wright has allowed
4 hits in two games; and Bobby
Smith gave up 3 hits in one game.
Park-Grace nosed out BurMil
2-1 In the only game the two
teams have palyed and Leland
Kindred's, BurMil team has not
lost a game slncte. in the slugging
department, Park-Grace has bat
tered Jaycee and Kiwalna pitch
ing for a total of 76 runs in five
In Tuesday's games, Park
Grace downed Kiwanis 10-0 fori
win No. 6 and BurMil plastered
Jaycees 14-3. Don Tignor, playing
his third year of Little League
ball, continued his terrific hitting,
getting 2 for three.
Games this wek will be played
at the Park-Grace field, with Bur
Mil at home to Kiwanis in the J
first game and Park-Grace the
team against Jaycees In the se
Unofficial league standings:
Team WON Lost Tied
Park-Grace 6 0 0
BurMil 4 2 0
Jaycees 2 * 3 ? 1
Kiwanis 6 5 1
as a first baseman; Randy Cash,
14, third and pitcher; Bud Bum:
gardner, 14, catcher and out
field; Kit Carson, 13, outfield;
Bill Ware, 14, second; Bud Con
nor 13, outfield and catcher;
John Carpenter, 13, third (base;
Jerald Thomasson, 14, outfield;
John Hardin, 13, catcher; Charles j
Cleary, 14, outfield; Jim Wens,
14, outfield; Don Gladden, 13,
pitcher; John McGlnnls, short
stop; and Freddie Hambright, 13,
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laycee Club To Sponsor Friendship
Birthday Calendar Project In City
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The Junior Chamber of Com
merce voted to sponsor the
friendship Birthday Calendar
project this year at the regular
meeting of the organization held
at Masonic Hall Tuesday night.
The project is similar to the
Community Birthday Calendar
sponsored for the past two years.
Citizens may note birthdays, an
niversaries, etc. on the attractive
calendar as well as organization
al meeting dates and memoriums.
The project was put into the
hands of the projects committee,
headed by Hubert Mitchem.
Ed Seltzfer, who sold the club
the Community Calendar two
years ago, was present to speak
for the new project as a repre
sentative of Rowan Printing Co.,
President Wilson Griffin pre
sided and some 35 Jaycetes were
Bill Jonas gave a report on the
state convention in Raleigh last
weekend and it wa^ announced
that the board of directors had
authorized a donation of $25 to
the Butchie Morrison Operation
Jack White was elected as the
club's state director after Past
President Paul Walker declined
the position and nominated Mr./
The group voted to coopterate
with the Shelby club in the pre
sentation of its annual beauty
pageant and Louis Sabettl was
named chairman of the local com
After a discussion by Charles
Dixon, Soap Box Derby chair
man, the club authorized prizes
for winners of the Kings Moun
tain warm-up race. '
President Griffin announced
plans by the DAR for a Memorial
Day service at Mountain Rest
cemetery on Sunday, May 30 and
urged members of the organiza
tion to attend.
Robert Smith was a guest of
Committee rosters for the new
I year were also announced.
The dairy goat is growing in
'popularity in North Carolina,
both with small farmers and
commercial dairy operators.
Soybean production ia the Unit
ed States in 1953, some 262 mil
lion bushels, was the lowest since
Ongs Mountain. N. C. Phona 134
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