The News-Journal (Raeford, N.C.) /
May 12, 1983, edition 1 /
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On the move
N. C. State's Harold Thompson, along with other senior members of the
National Champion basketball team will be thundering into the Hoke
High gym this Thursday in an exhibition game against the Hoke High .4 II
Stars. The game, which will begin at 7:30 p.m., is being sponsored by the
American Cancer Society. Thompson, who is a former Hoke High star,
can not play because he is an underclassman, but he will be on hand to sign
UNC Grads Recognized
The following students from
Hoke County are among degree
candidates for 1983 spring gradua
tion at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill. They are:
From Raeford. Sharon Lavonda
Adams, B.A., P.O. Box 835;
Robert Kevin Davis, B.S.I.R., 306
N. Jackson St.; Pamela Sharee
Dockerv, M.D.. P.O. Box 123;
Kurt Martenae Earnest, A.B.
Zoo Poster Contest Open
Students in kindergarten
through eighth grade will be in
vited to compete for scholarship
awards in the second poster animal
contest sponsored by the North
Carolina Zoological Park and Piz
za Hut restaurants statewide.
The zoo is inviting schools in
Hoke County and throughout
North Carolina to participate in
Educ., Rt. 2, Box 172B; Ronald
James Kirkley, B.A. Chem., Rt. 4,
Box 120; Michael Lorenzo Mcin
tosh, B.A., P.O. Box 123; Neill
Adams McNeill, Jr.. B.A., 615 N.
Main St.; Dwight Oxendine. B.S.
Phar., P.O. Box 1131; James Alan
Sappenfield, B.A., 309 Old Farm
Rd. and Donna Marie Scarboro,
B.S.D.H., 107 Lamont St.
To Hoke Pupils
the contest during May. The con
test is designed to encourage the
study of wildlife and promote the
state zoo near Asheboro.
Pizza Hut is contributing a
$2,000 scholarship award to the
state winner in each of two age
groups, and a S2.000 education
grant to each state winner's school.
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Willie Bridges has been named
Male Athlete of the Week for the
week of May 2-6 by the Hoke High
Willie a 6'0" senior is a member
of the Bucks Track Team. He was
nominated for his performance in
the Southeastern 4A Conference
track meet held last Thursday at
Pinecrest High School in Southern
In his specialty, the 800 meter
run. Willie won first place in a time
of 1 :58. This time set a new school
record breaking the old record of
1 :59.07 set the previous week bv
This time also gives Willie the
second fastest time for the 800
meter run among prep runners this
The best time this year is by
Brian Ponder of Enka with a time
of 1:57.6 only 4/10's of a second
faster than Willie.
Willie also ran on the mile relay
team. He ran the anchor leg in a
time of :51 seconds. The relay
team finished 3rd in the con
Willie will compete on Friday in
the sectional meet to be held on
Friday at Scotland.
If he finishes third or higher in
this meet he will advance to the
Eastern Regionals to be held in
Wilson next week.
Men's Softball Schedule
1 . All Stars Peter Maynor
2. Beasley's Noah Hendrix
3. Boahn Concrete Harold Shortt
4. Duffie Braves Alfanso Parker
5. Hard & Heavy Dennis Bethea & Calvin Singletary
6. Jones Intercable Harrison Daniels
7. Raeford Jaycees Dick McNeill & Eddie Ramsey
May 3 May S May 10 May 12 May 17 May 19 May 24
1-6 4-2 2-7 5-3 5-6 6-4 7-5
2-5 5-1 3-6 6-2 3-1 7-3 2-3
3-4 6-7 4-5 7-1 4-7 1-2 1-1
May 26 June 2 June 7 June 9 June 14 June 16 June 21
4-1 4-6 6-5 3-5 7-2 7-6 4-3
3-2 3-7 7-4 2-6 6-3 2-4 5-2
5-7 2-1 1-3 1-7 5-4 1-5 6-1
One more time , Greg!
Greg Hollingsworth, Hoke High
senior and leading scorer for the
Bucks basketball team has been in
vited to play in the East- West A II
Star game held in the Greensboro
Coliseum the last week in July. Ac
cording to Buck 's coach Ron Par
sons, Hollingsworth was chosen
along with nine others from the
eastern part of the state. Ten
players were also chosen from the
western areas. According to Par
sons, Greg is looking forward to
playing in this game.
How big is a barrel? It depends.
The term "barrel" as a unit of
measure varies for different com
modities. A barrel of wine contains
31 gallons, while a barrel of
petroleum holds 42 gallons, points
out Aminoil USA.
The Hoke County Blazers put
two more wins under their belts
this weekend bringing their record
to 7-2 for the season.
In weekend action, the Blazers
wiped out Lillington Saturday by a
score of 20-3.
Hit leaders in the game were
Reggie Pryor with four hits,
Charles Britt and Bruce Cobb with
three each. Rashad Rahmaan
pitched the winning ballgame.
Sunday's game was a close one
for the Blazers, defeating Laurin
burg by the narrow margin of 10-9.
Hit leaders in the game were
Johnny Williams with four hits,
Mike Nieves and Charles Britt with
three hits and Timmy Clark with
Allen Morrison was the winning
pitcher for Sunday's game.
The Blazers will play two away
games this weekend. Saturday,
May 14, they will play in McColl,
S.C. and Sunday they will travel to
For Panama Duly
Pvt. Kenneth M. McMillan,
nephew of Betha Mason of
Raeford, has arrived for duty at
Fort Kobbe, Panama.
McMillan, a communications
specialist with the 193rd Infantry
Brigade, was previously assigned
at Fort Gordon, Ga.
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