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    Cane River Report
I 'On Wednesday, April 8,
Clubs from East
Yancey and Cane River met at
Cm* River High School to
elect officers for 1976-77. The
new* officers m as follows:
president-Donald Angel, vice
president-Linda Foxx, secre
tary-Susie Byrd, and trea
surer-Sandra Fender.
Other news reported by
Cane River students this week
is as follows:
BETA CONVENTION
On April 9, nineteen
members of the Cane River
and East Yancey Beta Clubs
left for the Beta Convention in
Raleigh. On the way there
they toured Old Salem and
Cougars Begin
Track Season
The Cougar track team
captured 9 first places to
defeat neighbors Madison
and Mitchell in the first track
meet of the year.
Several outstanding per
formances were turned in by
the Mountain Heritage Cou
gars, but times were some
'-wfrat slow because of running
op a 220 yard grass track. This
track calls for tight turns and
therefore times are slower
than on a 440 year track.
Leading scorers in this first
meet were Jim Hughes-16 1 /*
points, Eddie King-15 points,
Tim' Parker-8 points, Jerry
Crain-7 points, and Jeff
Harding-6 1 /* points.
The strong performances
were 40 ft.lOVj inches in the
triple jump by Jim Hughes, 21
ft. IXA1 X A inches in the long jump
by Tim Parker, 16.4 in the 120
yd. high hurdles by Eddie
King, 23.6 ill the low hurdles
by Eddie King, and 121 feet in
the discus by Jim Hughes.
PISGAH INVITATIONAL
The Cougar track team
turned in a good showing in
the Pisgah Invitational track
meet this year. This track
meet is one of the biggest of
the year in Western North
Carolina. There were 18
schools participating in this
meet, and the Cougars
finished in a tie for sth place.
The meet was won by
Asheville Hgh School follow
ed by Hendersonville, Enka,
Brevard, with Mountain
Heritage, East Henderson
and Christ School tied for
fifth.
Top performances for the
Cougars were: Eddie King’s
Ist place in the 180 low
hurdles and 4th place in the
120 yard high hurdles, Jim
Hughes’ 3rd place in the
triple jump, and Jeff Hard
ing’s sth place in the triple
jump. J
The Cougar Mile Relay
also turned in a good time of
3:46.8 but just missed pla
cing. Our mile relay team is
composed of Marty Johnson,
Darrell Huskins, Jeff Harding
and Jim Hughes.
Outstanding participant of
the meet was Asheville
High’s John Burson who won
both the 100 yd. dash and the
220 yard dash. He won the
100 yard dash with a fine tin\e
of 9.7 seconds.
DEFEAT TUSCOLA
The Cougar trackmen tra
velled to Tuscola to win a dual
meet against the Mountain
eers. The Cougars were
dominate in the field events to
capture their second dual and
tri-meet victory. The final
score was 70 to 66. The
Cougars gave 9 points up by
not having an entrant in the
Pole Vault.
The scoring for this meet
went as follows: Jim Hughes
-16 1 /* points, Eddie King-15
points, Jeff Harding-81/*
points, Tim Parker-5 points,
Jerry Crain-5 points, Ricky
Woody-3 points, Mark Vess-3
points, Mark Jacobs-3 points,
Donald Angel-3 points,. Dar
rell Huskins-2 1 /* points, Vic
tor Adkins-2 1 /* points, Mike
Atwater-1 point, Eddie Burns
-1 point, Tony Tipton-1 point,
and Ken Long-1 point.
The outstanding perfor
mances were Tim Parker’s 22
ft.B‘/a inches in the long jump,
Jim Hughes 41 ft. 11 Vi inches
in the triple jump, and Jeff
Harding’s 41 ft.lVi inches in
the triple jump. Mark Vess
improved a great amount in
the mile run and Ken Long
shows great promise as a long
jumper. Also turning in good 1
performances were Eddie
Burns, Jerry Crain, Victor
Adkins, Ricky Tipton and
Darrell Huskins.
TOP PERFORMANCES
Top Cougar performances
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Com
pany On Saturday between ’
meetings, they toured some of
the sights of Raleigh. Leaving
Raleigh at 7:30 a.m. Sunday,
they went to Wake Forest for
a walk through the gardens
before attending the chapel
there. They arrived back
home about 8:45 p.m. on
Sunday.
annual staff visits ayc
By Janice Wilson
On Monday, April 5, the
junior and sophomore Annual
Staff members attended the
Annual Yearbook Company
(AYC), which was at Warren
Wilson College in Swanna
noa. It w?* ennfisored bv
for 1976 are as follows:
Eddie King High Jump-5’6”
Tim Parker lng.jump-22’8Vi”
Jim Hughes triple jump
41’ll 1 /a”
Jerry Crain Shot Putt-39’3”
Jim Hughes Discus-121’0”
Eddie King 120 yd.Hi Hurdles
16.0
Tim Parker 100 yd. Dash-10.8
Mark Vess Mile Run-5:12.2
Jim Hughes 440 yd.dash-53.8
Ricky Tipton 220 yd.dash-25.2
Tony Tipton 880 yd.run-2:23.2
Eddie Kinglßo yd.low hurdles
21.1
Mike Atwater2 mi run-11:59.0
Darrell Huskins, Ricky Tip
ton, Ricky Woody, Eddie
King 880 relay-1:49.0
Marty Johnson, Darrell Hus
kins, Jeff Harding, Jim
Hughes Mile Relay-3.46.8
COUGAR BASEBALL
On Friday, April 2, 1976,
the Mountain Heritage Cou
gars started their baseball
season with an 8-3 victory
over Mitchell County. Ricky
Miller pitched the entire
game. The following players
had two hits each: Darrell
Griggs, Gary Winters and
Ricky Miller. Brad Johnson
made some outstanding
catches. Johnny Robinson and
Gary Winters played some
good defense in the infield.
*
On April 6, 1976 Mountain
Heritage played Owen on
their home field. Robert
Simmons pitched 3 innings
and Kimmie Burnette pitched
4. Heritage had 6 hits
compared to Owen’s 5.
Timmy Parker had a home
run, Darrell Griggs 2 hits,
Bobbie Young, Randy Styles
and Brad Johnson had 1 hit
each. It was a tied game with
the final score 10-10.
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Located Behind The Nu-Wray Inn
Just Off The By-pass j
Josten’s American Yearbook
Company.
The purpose of the semi
nar was to help the students
develop new ideas and apply
them in the production of
their own yearbooks,
i The first half of the day
was spent viewing slides
taken from outstanding col
lege and high school annuals.
Designs used in 'them were
explained by Pat Carney,
from Sturbridge, Mass.
Lunch was served at the
college, and afterward the
students in each group
separated and went to three
different seminars: Forum
I- advisors only, Forum
II- Design, and Forum
111- Design. A-
Design Contest was held at
2:30 at the end of which three
prizes were given to the
winning groups.
Students attending the
seminar were Kim Buttke,
Marvetta Edwards, Karen A.
Robinson, and Janice Wilson.
They were accompanied by
Mrs. Linda Campbell.
SENIORS ON TOUR
On Monday, March 29, at
7:15 a.m. the seniors at Cane
River left on their senior trip.
Their first stop was at Luray
Caverns in Luray, Va. They
arrived in Alexandria, Va. at
6:30 p.m. where they stayed
at the Charter House Hotel.
That night tlje seniors visited
Lincoln Memorial and Jeffer- ’
son Memorial.
On Tuesday, the seniors j
visited the Supreme Court, ,
the Capitol, the Washington l
Zoo, Arlington National Ce- 1
metery, and the Bureau of'
Printing and Engraving. j
Wednesday morning they
visited the Library of Con
gress, the Archives, Mount
Vernon, and the Smithsonian
Institute. That night the Wax
Museum and the statue of Iwo
Jima were visited.
Thursday morning Ford’s
Theater and the Washingtpn
Monument were toured.
While visiting the Washing
ton Monument several stu
dents saw President and Mrs.
Ford, Henry Kissinger, and
King Hussein of Jordan as
they were boarding the
Presidential helicopter. After
lunch they traveled to Inde
pendence Square in Philadel
phia where they saw the
Liberty Bell.
The bus left Alexandria at
7:00 a.m., Friday morning
heading back toward Burnsv
ville. They made one last stop
at Monticello in Charlottes
ville, Va.
The group arrived back at
Cane River at 9:00 Friday
night.
Modern
Dance ,
Acrobatic
Lessons
Lessons in modern dance,
acrobatics and tap will be
offered beginning Monday,
April 19 at The School of
Dance located in The Studio
on West Main Street,-
Burnsville.
Classes will be offered for
interested students ranging
from age 5 to adult.
Instruction will be by Mrs.
Kimberly Robertson who has
10 years dancing experience
and experience in teaching
modern dance and tap. She
has attended Dance Masters
of America Conventions in
New York and Charlotte.
The School of Dance will
be open Monday-Wednesday.
Students may sign up for
classes at The Studio on the
following dates: Monday,
April 19 from 3-6 p.m.;
Tuesday, April 20 from 9 a.m.
to 1 p m.; Wednesday, April
21, from 3-6 p.m.
Any interested persons
who would like further infor
mation are also invited to stop
by at these times or call
682-7371 after 7 p.m.
Funds Needed
Research to save more lives
from cancer—which claims over
365,000 lives a year—mustn’t be
allowed to stop in midstream.
Funds are urgently needed to
keep hundreds of research proj
ects going. Your contribution to
the American Cancer Society
Crusade can help this vital
work.
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