HOTEL ENTRANCE-Class in the door to the hotel entrance had been
shattered, leaving lagged edges exposed which prompted concern from a social
services caseworker about danger to children using the door. Within the past
few days, someone used a hatchet to knock out all of the glass.
Out Of Bounds
By Mike Steadman
It's the time of the year to make new .resolutions for another year and
maybe a few of these would concern the athletic department of Hoke County
Here is a partial list of some of the resolutions that might be appropriate for
Buck sports in the year 1976.
1) Get more than 30 people to go out for football.
2) Beat Sanford 30-0 in football.
3) Beat anyone 30-0 in football.
4) Pass only when someone is open.
5) Fumble only when you know that a team mate will recover it.
6) Win the division in basketball.
7) Win the state title in basketball.
8) Have an Olympic champion in the long jump.
.9) Win the state title in baseball
10) Buy new football uniforms that look sharp.
11) Don't allow matches anywhere near the high school.
12) Cive football players good grades (maybe more will go out).
13) Start new sports sudi as girl's football, soccer, and make plans for a
swimming team in the future.
14) Plan to make more money from the gate than the hotdog stand.
15) Don't try to compete with Monday night football.
17) Finish the gym.
18) Don't schedule games with the schools farther away than 60 miles.
19) Promote players from Upchurch to play sports at Hoke High.
20) Support the team because they always give their best.... if they are able
This is only a partial list, but if all of these things come true, Hoke athletics
What have they got to lose?
Why wasn't the Buck basketball team utvolved in a holiday tournament like
most of the teams in the conference?
The first four games following the holiday break should test the ability and
talent of the basketball team as they take on the teams listed as the division's
Coach Smith called it the meat of the schedule, but I hope the Bucks haven't
bitten off more than they can chew.
Hoke Players Make
Two Hoke players made the
Division IV, 4-A all-conference learn
for the 1975 season.
Allen Thomas was selected at the
end position, and Noah Hcndrix was
tabbed as the kicking specialist.
Thomas Farmer, defensive end;
Anthony Freeman, linebacker; David
Howell, defensive back; Joe Poole,
offensive back; Eddie Pennell,
offensive end; and Frank Kicklighter,
offensive lineman were on the
honorable mention team.
The first team for the division
looked like this:
Offense: Ends ? Thomas, Hoke;
Jeff Thomas, Richmond; Tackles ?
Warren Phillips, Richmond; Mike
Cain. Sanford; Guards ? Paul
Brickhouse, Sanford; Marshall
Jenkins, Lumberton; Bobby Tanner,
Richmond; Backs - Charlie Davis,
Richmond, Reggie Townsend.
Lumberton, Vander Thomas,
Richmond; Mitchcll Strickland,
Sanford; Kicker - Hendrix. Hoke.
Defense: Ends - Harry Stanback,
Richmond: Jimmy Buchholz,
Pinecrest; Down Lineman ? Anthony
Williams, Sanford; Donnell
Thompson, Lumberton: Ricky
McKenzie. Bowman; Ike Huey;
Richmond. Linebackers ? Dewitt
Rush, Pinecrest; Shuman Baker,
Sanford; Defensive Backs - Willie
Summers, Richmond; Greg Patten,
Sanford; Rufus McNeil, Lumberton:
Greg Allen, Richmond.
Jan. I, Thursday ? Kiwanis meeting al 6:30 P.M. at Civic Center.
Ian. 2, Friday - Airport committee meeting at 7 P.M.
Jan. 6, Tuesday - Raeford-Friendship Senior Citizens Club meeting at 2:30
Jan. 6, Tuesday - American Legion meeting at 7:45 P.M.
Jan. 6, Tueiday - Joint art festival held by Raeford Woman's Club &
Junior Woman's Club at 10 A.M. A joint meeting of both groups at 7:45
P.M. at Civic Center.
Jan. 9, Friday - Civic Center Board Meeting at 7:45 P.M.
Jan. 9, Friday - United Daughters of Confederacy meeting at 2:30 P.M.
Another Christmas has come and
gone but we hope the spirit of
Christmas will remain in all our
hearts throughout the coming New
We are glad to be back on the job
and hope you will be by for your
books to read while waiting to ring in
the New Year.
We continue to receive new books
and hope you will ask about these
when you come in. Also, don't forget
to come in and re-register. Everyone
will want to begin in January. The
library will be closed Jan. 1, New
Again, we want to thank all of you
for the many gifts and cards and we
wish each and everyone a very
HAPPY NEW YEAR.
Mrs. Eva Conoly, Mrs. Myrtle
Sappinfield, Mrs. G.C. Lytle, Mrs.
Ruby Saunders, Mrs. Ina Mae
Womack, Mrs. Ophelia Womack, Mrs.
Carrie Creech, Mrs. Mary Thompson,
Mrs. Ethel Hayes, Mrs. Betty
Livingston, Mrs. Joan Balfour, Mrs.
Luwanna Hayes, Mrs. NJJ.G.
Balfour, Mrs. Virginia Walton, Mrs.
BLUE SPRINGS AND ANT10CH
Mrs. Charlotte Kelly, Mrs. Dora
Leslie, Mrs. Mamie Webb, Mis. J.M.
Pendergrass, Mrs. R.L. Walters. Mrs
H.B. Walters, Mrs. Frances Purcell,
Mrs. Harold Currie, Mrs, Irine Currie,
Mrs. Hazel Hendrix, Mrs. Annie B.
Autry, Mrs. Gladys Niven, Miss
MONDAY, JAN. 5
TUESDAY, JAN. 6
Beef Vegetable Soup A,C
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
Apple or Orange juice
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7
Hot dogs w/Baked Beans
Turnip Greens A,C
Strawberry Shortcake ? C
THURSDAY, JAN. 8
Fish Sandwich w/Catsup
Scalloped Potatoes w/Cheese
Eight Raeford area students at
East Carolina University are among
3,168 who were named to the honor
rolls for the fall quarter.
Kathy Diane Currie, 207 Roberts
St., and Cathy Ann Newton, Rt. 2,
Box 433, are on the dean's list for
making 'B-plus' averages with no
grade below 'C'.
Those on the honor roll for
making a B' average with no grade
below 'C' are: Barbara Ann
Plummer, Rt. 2, Bo 311; Gail
Frances Conoly, Rt. 1, Box 769;
Charles Eugene Davis, 306 N.
Jackson St.; Deborah R. Easter
ling, Rt. 1, Box 93; Becky Sue
Pope, Rt. 2, Box 79; and Sherre
Evelon Rowe, P.O. Box 279.
Marcus Dukes and James
McEachin were named to the dean's
list for the fall quarter at North
Carolina A & T State University. To
be eligible, a student must have a 3.0
overall average or better.
Dukes, a freshman psychology
major, is the son of Elsie Dukes.
McEachin, a freshman early
childhood education major, is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Miles D.
Debbie Ward was named to the
dean's list for the last quarter at
King's Business College in Charlotte.
She is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas G. Harrell. Jr., of
Meet Jan. 6
The Raeford Senior Citizens
Friendship Club will meet Tuesday,
Jan. 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Raeford
United Methodist Church. A
program, Days Gone By, headed by
W.P. Phillips, will be given.
Refretfiments will be aerved by the
First Baptist Church women.
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