page has errors
The date, title, or page description is wrong
This page has harmful content
This page contains sensitive or offensive material
Click "Submit" to request a review of this page.
0 / 75
Unbeaten Lumberton A Victim
Unbeaten Hoke Frosh Win 2 More
The Hoke High School Ninth
Grade girls' basketball team went
up against a powerful Lumberton
team Thursday and came away
with a 55-53 victory.
Both teams were undefeated
going into the contest. The game
was nip and tuck all the way to the
finish. The lead changed hands
several times before the Hoke girls
were able to pull it out at the last
With about four minutes left in
the game, Hoke was ahead by two;
then in the next minute and a half
[Hamlet Ends Streak
The Upchurch Junior High
School boys' basketball winning
streak was ended at 43 games
recently by Hamlet in a game that
went through two overtime periods.
The final score was 52-50. The
winning record had covered four
"I'm glad the winning streak is
over," upchurch Coach Stanley
Callender, said. "It's a lot to expect
of a Junior High player to keep a
streak like that going. It's good to
lose a game or two at that level to
give the players an incentive to
work hard to improve themselves.
"The game was acutally won at
the free-throw line. We made 8 out
I of 11 free throws. They made 12 out
Hamlet eked out a 5-point lead
in the first quarter that kept the
Eagles playing catch-up till the end
of the third period for a 32-32
, score. The regulation game ended
at 42-42. Ricky Chavis made two
free throws with six seconds lef* ,n
send the game into the sect
overtime. Hamlet scored with
seconds left in the second overt
for the win.
Scoring for Upchurch were Ron
nie Melvin 25, Marcus Graham 15,
Rocky Chavis 6, Charles Douglas 2,
and Michael McRae 2.
The Men's Basketball League
I sponsored by the Hoke County
Parks and Recreation Commission
| saw action January 4.
I The first game went to the Suns
? over LREMC 65-49. L. Crawford
T poured in 19 points, M. McGregor
? had 16, and N. McNeill with 10
I points for the Suns. LREMC is
[ scoring attack came from L. Ross
f with 12, C. Melvin with 12, and J.
[ McCollum had 10 points.
! The 8: 15 game found the Bullets
J and the Mindblowers in a real
; battle; with the Bullets collecting
[ the win 59-41. M. Jones had 21
points, F. Barnes with 19, and W.
Buie had 10 for the Bullets.
Mindblowers were led by J.J.
Williams with 11 points, W.
Ellebee had 10, and L. Ellebee with
The week's basketball action
continued with the All Stars de
feating Hollingsworth Barbers on
Wednesday night, 68-38. G.
Maynor led all scoring with 21
points for the All Stars, while K.
McDonald poured 9 for Hollings
I worth Barbers.
The second game matched the
76ers against the House ofRaeford.
The 76ers collected the win 68-60.
D. Adams had 18, M. Brown with
16, and K. Carpenter with 15 for
the 76ers. C. Chandler with 16, and
W. Love had 14 points for the
House of Raeford.
The final round of competition
for the week was a real battle
between Hollingsworth Barbers
[ and the Bullets. Hollingsworth
'Barbers defeated the Bullets 64-52.
L. McBryde - 27 points, and K.
McDonald 18 points helped lead
the winning team. F. Barnes 21
points, and E. Carthens 8 points
were high for the Bullets.
The last game of the night saw
the All Stars and the House of
' Raeford in a real battle. The All
Stars edged out the House of
%? Raeford 66-64. G. Maynor 29
points. B. Leslie 12, and R.
Maynor had 10 points for the All
Stars. C. Miller 22 points. C.
Chandler 13, and W. Love with 11
points for the House of Raeford.
1 . All Stars 8 0
2. Suns 5 2
3. 76ers 5 2
, 4. Hollingsworth Barbers 5 3
5. House of Raeford 4 4
f>. LREMC 2 5
7. Bullets 1 7
8. Mindblowers 0 7
Hoke Sales Tax
Collections of the state's three
per cent sales tax in Hoke County
were higher in November 1981 than,
in the previous month and in
November 1980, the State De
partment of Revenue reported last
November collections totaled
S77.021.80 oo gross retail sales of
S3.632.793. In October 1981. the
collections were S72.884. IS on sales
The November 1980 collections
were S72, 234.30 on sales of S3, 155.
Hoke's girls lost their lead and were
behind by six with 2:31 left. Then
time was called to make some
adjustment. With the remaining
time, the girl Bucks went to work
and pulled it out to win their
Dela Pridgen was the leading
scorer with 28 points and also got
13 rebounds. Sheila Southerland
and Lisa Smith had 11 and nine
points respectively. Lisa Smith had
10 rebounds also.
The Hoke freshman girls won
their eighth straight Monday, de
feating E.E. Smith 67-25. The
leading scorers for Hoke were
Sheila Southerland with 32 and
Dela Pridgen with 24. Miss Pridgen
also got 10 rebounds. Annie Mc
Millian led all girls in rebounds
with 13 grabs. She scored two
The next game is scheduled for
Thursday against Scotland at
The Hoke girls are still in the
driver's seat in the conference.
Merchants Bowling League
TOP 10 BOWLERS
Marion Hollingsworth 172
Thomas Ham 171
Larry Black 1 7 1
Larry McDonald 170
Lee Dixon 169
James Nixon 168
Sylvester McAllister 166
Anthony Holmes 161
James Singletary 161
Larry Lovick 1 60
Mike Smith 543
Larry McDonald 191
JANUARY 7 RESULTS
Michael's 4 H. Florist 0
Fireballs 4 Auto Parts 0
H. Barbers 3 Strikers 1
JANUARY 14 SCHEDULE
Strikers vs Fireballs
Barbers vs Florist
Michael's vs Auto Parts
Auto Parts 28
t . A A.
5 IBS. OR MORE
?BEF SfEW^/A^ V ^
C*?par? and SME!
OLD FASH KM
>1 A /V
Bay Om M Ibj. Pri?
CHIU UVTM BEANS
V ix V
UK Mm SIZE
Bttk a,. 3/99*
ARM t HAMMER
FARM FRESH PRODUCE
NASJMMTON STATE GOIDEN
DELICIOUS APPIES 39\
GRAPEFRUIT 5* 99*
SWEET POTATOES 3*. 1??
PRICES fffKItrt JAN 12 THRU 19
OF AMERICA ac
R?tf#r4, N.C. RmMMi R4
no* unr ( nai mim
SONMY 7:00 A.N t:M PH
wt accipt UTBa^Sod STAMPS.
wt Mtirmr *u oonnrny rights.