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Page -The Journal Opinion-May 20, 1981 Sports &lt; Eastman wins Piper Trophy BRADFORD -- Brother Friday night at 8 p.m. and Eastman of w. Falrlee @on Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. with the featured H.D. Piper the Don Emerson Memorial trophy race at Bear Ridge Race sponsored by O.J. Speedway on Sunday night Country Store. after rain delayed t.h.e race Qualifying winners for the 3 from Friday. heats were Bob Shepard No. There was a field of 20 96, Stuart Bean No. 77, and coupes with 7 of them new Chuck Beede No. 54, the semi- drivers in that division, feature winner and Stuart Jim Morgan of W. Lebanon Bean of Bradford. took the feature race in the The Street Qualifying street division. There was a winners were: Monty Sweet field of 22 cars with I0 new Jr., Carroll Porter and Ralph drivers in the division. Baldwin, the semi-feature Next week is a double-winnerwasRalphBaldwin. header weekend of Racing 5ffBARU & 8 GREEN ST. 444=B008 UTTLETON Soaring and Power Flying I Instruction, rides, rentals,  taildragger checkout, i aerobactic, hangars, tie down. le  lmtructors iiii i JUMPINCr--Karen Kennedy, Woodsville Elementary second grader, netted $27.85 from 14 pledges In Jump Rope for Heart fund-raiser. " Haverhill tudents jump for heart (continued from page 1 ) Schools participating in- cluded Woodsville High School, Woodsville Elementary, Morrill Elementary and Haverhill Academy. The event took place in the Woodsville Community ...... Building. Oxbow track win LYNDON--The Oxbow girls' track team scored 62 points to win a three-way track meet over Lyndon, 60, and Lake Region, 26. In boys' competition, Oxbow was second with 56 to 99 for the COOLING IT--Jill Ven- winning Vikings and 26 for the turella, seventh grader at Rangers. Karin Dwyer paced the Haverhill Academy, takes Oxbow gii ith wins inthe a water lweak | Jump shotput, javelin and hurdles. Rope for Heart event. All games start at 4:00pro unless otherwise noted BASEBALL Oxbow girls lead GAME SCHEDULE | softball division MAY 22 - BMU at MAY 29 - Plymouth at Wh LISTEN FOR PLAY.OFF ANNOUNCEMENTS ON YOUR SPORTS STATION... BRADFORD--The Oxbow t !High School softball team , finds itself atop the Division V Northern Athletic League this week by virtue of its steamrolling victory over title pretender Harwood, 28-0. ": Leading the way offensively i were Angle Dobbins, Annette Brooks and Doreen Smith with three hits each. Janine Teeter and Wendy Cook contributed two each. Defensively, standout pitcher Pare Humphrey hurled her fourth one hitter of the season, Keeping the Harwood bats off stride for most of the game. Randolph on Thursday and travels to Northfield on Saturday. According to Paul Munn, coach of the Oxbow team, "we should win the conference this year after demolishing Harwood. The girls were really up for the game. Everyone played an excellent game. If our fielding holds up, we should be able to give Humphrey her no-hitter before the season is out." Both Oxbow losses this season have been by one run margins. Hanover topped the Olympians 7-6 (the opening game of the season) and Harwood pushed across thl'ee unearned runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Oxbow 3- iN [] m :Streets & Coupes E] m FRIDAY NIGHT [] a Boy Scout/Girl Scout Night DON EMMERSON MEMORIAL Tmphy by 0 & J Countff Store RAIN DATE SAT. 8:00 p.m. Alternate Rain iSunday 7:30 St. J. wins in goff BRADFORD--St Johnsbury scored 167 points to win a three-way golf match with Oxbow and Spaulding May 13. Oxbow was second with 177 and Spaulding scored 178. Spaulding's Mark Clough took medalist honors with a 37. . Appointments are open (continued from page 4) Variance Board; Forest Resource Advisory Council; Advisory Board to Office on Aging; Certificate of Need Appeals Board; Governor's Committee on Children and Youth. Developmental Disabilities Council: Advisory Council for the Provision of Com- prehensive Mental Health Services; Licensing and Registration Boards of Accountancy, Architects, Chiropractic, Land Surveyors, Medical Practice, Nursing Home Administrators, Opticians, Optometry, Osteopathic, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Radiologic Technologists, Veterinary, Bar Examiners, Dealer's Advisory Registration Board. State Lottery Commission; Certified PUblic Manager Board, Advisory Commission on Vermont State Police. . Ly,00 plann,mg Library addition (continuedfrom page t ) building committee an- ticipates that bids will be let out early in June to con- tractors at which time the overall cost will be estimated. It is expected that by mid- fall, a weathertight shell will be provided and that the town offices, to be located on the ground level, will be func- tioning then. The Trustees plan to con- tinue with fund raising projects, at the antique show May 16 at 13 Dartmouth College Highway. To date, as a result of the mailing to Lyme residents, 48 donors have contributed a total of $6,485. for the Library addition. Third baseman Marsha Carbee turned in another fine day defensively and Doreen Smith grabbed a line shot heading for the gap in the first 2. The losses have been . Mo00t00n w/n round (continued from page I ) the property owners said when the land was sold, it included a convenant that there would be no charge for water services to any lot until a structure was built on the lot. In 1973, a convenant was added to subsequent lot sales that owners of a vacant lot shall pay a water main standby fee of $25 a year. Mountain Springs Water Co. subsequently received authorization from the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission to increase the fee to  per year. Several hundred property owners have refused to pay the fees and the water com- pany obtained small claims judgments against some of them in Franklin District Court. Attorneys for the property owners contend that the 1973 clause imposing a $25 standby fee contradicted the earlier convenant that there would be I I Baseball Round-up 'Scholarships I , Pomfret Soccer Oxbow softball win BRADFORD--The Oxbow softball team exploded for 13 runs in three innings for a 13-1 win over Williamstown May 13. Pam Humphrey was the winning pitcher with her third one-hitter of the season. Oxbow scored four runs in the fourth, five more in the fifth and the final four in the sixth inning. Th00ord ,oftbo00 THETFORD--Amy Fetter led Thetford Academy's girls in a 23-6 softball win over Sunapee, driving in four runs with three hits. "We only made two errors even though it was wet and we didn't make any throwing errors despite a wet ball," said Panther Coach Debbie Lickley. "We're playing much better defense now and we're getting confidence in our- selves." Woo&rifle wins COLEBROOK--The Wood- sville baseball team scored a doubleheader victory over Colebrook May 15, winning the first game 10-3 and the nightcap 5-1. The sweep brought the Engineers to 5-3 for the season. Woodsville pounded out 10 hits to win the first game and Perry Davidson pitched a one- hitter in the second contest. Stever pitches win BRADFORD--Mike Stever turned in another fine pitching performance for Oxbow in a 7- 1 baseball victory over Nor- thfield May 14. He allowed only six hits. Catcher Jack Larahee hit a double and a single for the Olympians. Oxbow giri00 win BMU victory WELLS RIVER--Pitcher Mike Ballou led S. Royalton to a 3-1 lead before being relieved in the fifth inning, then returned to the mound to put down a Blue Mountain Union uprising in the seventh inning that gave the visitors a 7-6 victory. BMU scored two runs in the sixth and three more in the seventh before Ballou quelled the threat on a strikeout with a runner on second. The Royals notched only three hits in the game, but all for extra bases. Thetford wins two staff to student ratio of one to plays five, which it says is the best team? Answer WELLS RIVER--Thetford in the country. This insures Page. Academy's boys and girls continued their winning ways . May 12, with a2-0 baseball'F Th 9h victory and an 18-7 softball OU t$ on ,m win over Blue Mountain! u00on ;: Mike Godfrey pitched a two-] hitter in the boys' contest, while Amy Fetter hurled the, softball win for the Panthers.  Godfrey struck out 10 and ,.___ walked four while his team- mates picked up single runs in the second and third innings for the win. BMU softball loss WELLS RIVER--S. Royalton defeated the Blue Mountain Union Softball team 20-8 May 13, knocking out a total of 22 hits and scoring in every in- ning. The Royals opened the assault with six runs in the first inning, led by Kelly Leighton's four hits, including a double and a triple, in four trips to the plate. St. . beats BMU JV WELLS RIVER--St John- sbury's Junior High baseball team trounced Blue.Mountain Union 31-5 May 12, while the St. J girls performed a similar rout of the BMU softball team, 20-4. In the JV baseball game, BMU pitchers put 23 men on base on walks while St, J's Blake Kelley allowed only two hits. In the girls' game, Elizabeth Welsh, Rae Ann Wood and Amy Toney hit homers for St. J. E. MONTPELIER--The Oxbow softball team defeated Union 32 by a score of 14-3 May 14, running the Olympians' season record to 10-2. Pam Humphrey notched the win, striking out 11 batters for her most in a game this season and walking only 3. BMU beats Lin.Wood LANCASTeR--Blue Moun- tain Union scored a 20-7 baseball win over Lin-Wood May 15, knocking out 19 hits to overcome 12 fielding errors. Keith MacRae was the leading Buck hitter with four, while Andy Taylor had three. Oxbow beam Harwood MORETOWN--The Oxbow baseball team defeated Harwood 4-0 May 13 to run the Olympians season record to 9- 2 for the season. Mike Munson pitched a three-hitter while his team- mates backed him up with superb fielding. The Olym- pians scored two runs in the first inning when Ron Hun- tington walked and Munson walloped a homer, adding one more run each in the third and fifth innings. Wood///e/oses WHITEFIELD--White Woo&dlle wins GORHAM--Dave Nickerson, relieved as Woodsville pitcher with his team behind in the second inning, got some revenge at the plate by walloping a two-run homer in the fourth inning to break a 4-4 tie that put the Engineers on the road to a 10-6 victory over Gorham. John Mellin contributed a double and a single to the winning Woodsville effort, while Dave Pattin and Pat Riggie each hit a single. Mike Aldrich wound up the winning pitcher. Thefford victory ORFORD--Thetford Academy scored a 12-6 victory over Orford May 11, rallying for six runs in the top of the Mountain's softball team shut seventh inning to take the out Woodsville's girls 3-0 May game. inning, avenged,  12-7 and 28-0 no such fee and contends that 14, with Vin Ovelett giving up Jeff Batchelder was winning Oxbow scored all the runs respectively, no fees should be charged, only one hit to the Engineers. pitcher and Mark Godfrey led Woodsville's Pat Riggie was the winners at the plate with they needed in the second m 1 II III Ill III I III .I, - the lone Engineer baserunner three hits that accounted for inning, piling up seven runs on .[ School Lunches but one hit. Shoddy fielding, on a single in the sixth, four runs. base on balls helped the cause as the Olympians batted Oxbow High School I' ,,, fj...|,  ,111,1 i around in the inning. Con- | Racqu,.,_,.,,, ,...ws secutive singles by Doreen For the week of May 20 to 26: 1 ! Smith, Wendy Cook and Holli Wednesday--Tuna Noodle Casserole, vegetable, roll w- The 1980-81 Ladder Champs way with 60 point scores. Sarah Davis of St. Johnsbury had a perfect score. The Racquet Shack was led by Pat Wolfe, Shirley Morris, Jeanette Enderson and Bonnie Prouty. Steffie Saffo, Doris Savage, Sandy Morris, and Penny Scruton played well. CHICKEN SUPPER S. RYEGATE--A baked chicken supper will be held at the S. Ryegate Presbyterian Church May 23 at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the Blue Mountain Union Scholarship presented an- nually by the S. Ryegate Women's Club. Dinner price will be $4 for adults, $2 for children. are as follows: 1980-81 LADDER CHAMPS Shirley Morris, Ladies Ladder winner; Sandra Berna, 2nd place; Debbie Buell, 3rd place. Also Rich Saffo, Jr., Blue Ladder winner; Bryan Carroll, 3rd place; Men's Red Ladder, 2nd place Larry Lavoie and Champ Steve Savage. Also, Don Kimball, 2nd place, Men's Blue Ladder and Gary Scruton, 3rd place. Round Robin News Mike Hudson won the men's novice match. John Saffo placed second. John Saffo and Greg Roberts tied for first in the student round robin. Ladies Advanced round robin found several women from White River leading the ....... __ _ . roll II . Smith Auto Samos Route 120 Lebanon, N.H. Buick/Olds "rF["  J'+ r r< 603-448-3500 , Royston, following a walk to Tina Davidson opened the floodgates for four more runs in the Oxbow third inning, The fourth and fifth innings were much the same,elation for Oxbow and a disaster for the 10-3 Harwood team. End of inning totals showed Oxbow scoring six runs in each, adding eight singles to their total, At the end of five in- nings, Oxbow held a com- fortable 23-0 lead. The only disappointment of the day for Oxbow was in the sixth inning. Pare Humphrey was sailing along, flirting with a no.hitter. No batter had been able to reach further than second base during the game. A line shot by Brenda Kerr into center field ended the dream of a no-hitter, but the victory was secure. In the bottom of the sixth the Olympians added five more runs to their total, making the final score a resounding 28-0 margin. Beginning the game, both teams bad identical records of 10-2, perched on first place in the league. Both teams have three games left during the regular season. Oxbow hosts Spaulding on Tuesday, butter, dessert, milk. Thursday--Hamburger W-Bun, french fries, dessert, milk. Frida y--Oven Pizza, salad, dessert, milk. Monday--Meatball Grinders w-Cheese, vegetable, dessert, milk. Tuesday--Macareni w-Cheese, toss salad, roll w-butter, dessert, milk. . Orford High School For the week of May 20to 28: Wednesday--Beans & Franks, cabbage salad, fruit. Thursday--Potato Salad, luncheon meat, peas, fruit. Friday--Pizza, salad, gelatin. Mouday--Sloppy Joes, green beans, pudding. Tuesday--Chicken, peas, fruit. Milk and Bread & butter are served with all meals Subject to change without notice. CTPS power interruption Customers of Central Vermont Public Service and Connecticut Valley Electric Company in the areas affected by the interruption will be notified by mail that the in- terruption will take place. BRADFORD--Central Ver-. mont Public Service Cor- poration has announced that an interruption of electric service will occur in Bradford, S. Bradford and Piermont on Sunday, May 24, from 8-10 a.m, This interruption, required to repair substation equip- ment, will occur on Sunday, May 31, at the same time if conditions prevent the original schedule. The Soccer Farm has a more unique program of financial struction and assistance for its summer vision. clinics for boys and girls ages Second, the 8 to 18. Located at the Pomfret resource School in Pomfret, Conn., the coaches. Soccer Farm's policy is unlike welcome to visit that of most specialty camps, extended Instead of offering discounts a free to teams or groups, the Soccer session. Farm directs all of its For more assistance to families who can the Soccer not afford the full tuition. In scholarships, this way, all children in-session, write terested in attending have the man, 101 opportunity for special in-Wellesley, MA struction. Last year over 600 (617)227-E soccer players attended. The Soccer Farm is unique in several other respects. SPORTS First, the clinic maintains a Q NEW SON Mr. and Mrs. Gary Vielleux of Wells River are parents of a baby son, born May 9 at Cottage Hospital. The baby weighed 6 pounds, I ounce. .40mma.b aoew or call Joe Loschiavo Bradford, Vt., 802439-5466 - -- __ -- minim l .................... SALMON STOCKED May 5 was a very special day for anglers and River Federal Fish Hatchery at Bethel. It time that salmon were sent directly from the the river to begin the long journey to Previously salmon raised at the batchery sported by truck to the river at Holyoke and Dam on the Farmington River in Connecticut. The recent release was accomplished via an: pipe that conveyed the fish from the tanks to yards away. This is the first step in a long j take the salmon to the coast of Greenland in the White River in two or three years. During the next few weeks the fish will White River which will lead them back to thousands of miles away. Truly Vermont wardens along the River anglers to take the time to learn the salmon and trout. It is im if we are to have salmon runs for the future. Some 8,000 salmon, 6-8 inches long, were mainstream by the Bethel Federal legal fish will spread out and hold in the migrate to the ocean (smoltify) begin their journey to the Atlantic Ocean where until mature. When they return to the they will be huge, silvery, hard fighting never make it if the hand as "parr" salmon or later when "smolts." Carefully look over your trout or salmon hand while holding them in the water, if up a fish by its gills, especially a larger released. Look for these three major identifying all of them to be sure. ADIPOSE FIN, that back just head of the tail: on salmon it solid gray on young salmon, black on older to have pointed tips and usually is opposed to rounder tips and not as UPPER JAW: on salmon R when the mouth is closed. If the fish you have hooked satisfies two cheek points for salmon, carefully release the: hands wet and back out the hook. Hold the swimming position in the water as its gills the stress of the fight. When it is stable away, let it go. You have done your part to help If the salmon to he released is clese to the jaw, revive it and let it g will pass through the organs bend-first or where it lies, either of which will mean All salmon to he legal must be of these young salmon will attain that migrate. VERMONT FISH STOCKD Spring stocking of trout and salmon progressing on schedule according to the Department. Streams, lakes and ponds are about 60 southern Vermont, 50 per cent in the per cent in the northern portion of the state. Federal and state hatcheries combine their' over two million trout Most of the stocking is done in May and waters receiving some fish in April and a September stocking of fingerlings, i AREA STOCKING Body of water brooides rain- 1 bows Baker Pond 3,000 1,04}0 Miller Pond 3,000 1,000 Rood Pond 3,000 Ompompanooslc River 1,900 Harvey's Lake 2,000. :i Wells River 3,000 Wells Rlver-S. Branch 1,000 L.ke Fairiee Waits River 6,000 Waits Rlver-S. Branch 1,000 J: Joe's Pond  .',PJ Miller Pond 2,000 Owhi _.f.4 Rood Pond 1,000 Owhi fMIP" | HISTORICAL NOTES I was reading my copy of Vermont l[is June issue recently and came across a article all sportsmen should read. The article is entitled "The Titcomb". He was the founder of the Game League the Titcomb wrote, "In the year 1890, mont, I found that the conservation low ebb. There was a a very small fund to work with, a working without pay and under the depending upon mottles, which mean |, in cases of conviction." b " would make The Vermont FederationOf,' envious. Political leaders of the state joineJ[ meetings in hopes of winning votes. They wl[ politic and the League strove to take no s t" except matters relating to fish and game.  The importance and influence of the shown by the names of those who came to .ll.L: meetings. President McKinley spoke at tl: Isle La MoRe and the following year Roosevelt was the guest. ,.e.M[ The article is fascinating reading and I " the issue from a member of the Vermont or visit your local library. UPPER VALLEY FISH AND Regular monthly meeting of the UPP er Game Club will be the American Legion Hall in guest speaker from the out of Woodstock. Page -The Journal Opinion-May 20, 1981 Sports < Eastman wins Piper Trophy BRADFORD -- Brother Friday night at 8 p.m. and Eastman of w. Falrlee @on Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. with the featured H.D. Piper the Don Emerson Memorial trophy race at Bear Ridge Race sponsored by O.J. Speedway on Sunday night Country Store. after rain delayed t.h.e race Qualifying winners for the 3 from Friday. heats were Bob Shepard No. There was a field of 20 96, Stuart Bean No. 77, and coupes with 7 of them new Chuck Beede No. 54, the semi- drivers in that division, feature winner and Stuart Jim Morgan of W. Lebanon Bean of Bradford. took the feature race in the The Street Qualifying street division. There was a winners were: Monty Sweet field of 22 cars with I0 new Jr., Carroll Porter and Ralph drivers in the division. Baldwin, the semi-feature Next week is a double-winnerwasRalphBaldwin. header weekend of Racing 5ffBARU & 8 GREEN ST. 444=B008 UTTLETON Soaring and Power Flying I Instruction, rides, rentals,  taildragger checkout, i aerobactic, hangars, tie down. le  lmtructors iiii i JUMPINCr--Karen Kennedy, Woodsville Elementary second grader, netted $27.85 from 14 pledges In Jump Rope for Heart fund-raiser. " Haverhill tudents jump for heart (continued from page 1 ) Schools participating in- cluded Woodsville High School, Woodsville Elementary, Morrill Elementary and Haverhill Academy. The event took place in the Woodsville Community ...... Building. Oxbow track win LYNDON--The Oxbow girls' track team scored 62 points to win a three-way track meet over Lyndon, 60, and Lake Region, 26. In boys' competition, Oxbow was second with 56 to 99 for the COOLING IT--Jill Ven- winning Vikings and 26 for the turella, seventh grader at Rangers. Karin Dwyer paced the Haverhill Academy, takes Oxbow gii ith wins inthe a water lweak | Jump shotput, javelin and hurdles. Rope for Heart event. All games start at 4:00pro unless otherwise noted BASEBALL Oxbow girls lead GAME SCHEDULE | softball division MAY 22 - BMU at MAY 29 - Plymouth at Wh LISTEN FOR PLAY.OFF ANNOUNCEMENTS ON YOUR SPORTS STATION... BRADFORD--The Oxbow t !High School softball team , finds itself atop the Division V Northern Athletic League this week by virtue of its steamrolling victory over title pretender Harwood, 28-0. ": Leading the way offensively i were Angle Dobbins, Annette Brooks and Doreen Smith with three hits each. Janine Teeter and Wendy Cook contributed two each. Defensively, standout pitcher Pare Humphrey hurled her fourth one hitter of the season, Keeping the Harwood bats off stride for most of the game. Randolph on Thursday and travels to Northfield on Saturday. According to Paul Munn, coach of the Oxbow team, "we should win the conference this year after demolishing Harwood. The girls were really up for the game. Everyone played an excellent game. If our fielding holds up, we should be able to give Humphrey her no-hitter before the season is out." Both Oxbow losses this season have been by one run margins. Hanover topped the Olympians 7-6 (the opening game of the season) and Harwood pushed across thl'ee unearned runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Oxbow 3- iN [] m :Streets & Coupes E] m FRIDAY NIGHT [] a Boy Scout/Girl Scout Night DON EMMERSON MEMORIAL Tmphy by 0 & J Countff Store RAIN DATE SAT. 8:00 p.m. Alternate Rain iSunday 7:30 St. J. wins in goff BRADFORD--St Johnsbury scored 167 points to win a three-way golf match with Oxbow and Spaulding May 13. Oxbow was second with 177 and Spaulding scored 178. Spaulding's Mark Clough took medalist honors with a 37. . Appointments are open (continued from page 4) Variance Board; Forest Resource Advisory Council; Advisory Board to Office on Aging; Certificate of Need Appeals Board; Governor's Committee on Children and Youth. Developmental Disabilities Council: Advisory Council for the Provision of Com- prehensive Mental Health Services; Licensing and Registration Boards of Accountancy, Architects, Chiropractic, Land Surveyors, Medical Practice, Nursing Home Administrators, Opticians, Optometry, Osteopathic, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Radiologic Technologists, Veterinary, Bar Examiners, Dealer's Advisory Registration Board. State Lottery Commission; Certified PUblic Manager Board, Advisory Commission on Vermont State Police. . Ly,00 plann,mg Library addition (continuedfrom page t ) building committee an- ticipates that bids will be let out early in June to con- tractors at which time the overall cost will be estimated. It is expected that by mid- fall, a weathertight shell will be provided and that the town offices, to be located on the ground level, will be func- tioning then. The Trustees plan to con- tinue with fund raising projects, at the antique show May 16 at 13 Dartmouth College Highway. To date, as a result of the mailing to Lyme residents, 48 donors have contributed a total of $6,485. for the Library addition. Third baseman Marsha Carbee turned in another fine day defensively and Doreen Smith grabbed a line shot heading for the gap in the first 2. The losses have been . Mo00t00n w/n round (continued from page I ) the property owners said when the land was sold, it included a convenant that there would be no charge for water services to any lot until a structure was built on the lot. In 1973, a convenant was added to subsequent lot sales that owners of a vacant lot shall pay a water main standby fee of $25 a year. Mountain Springs Water Co. subsequently received authorization from the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission to increase the fee to  per year. Several hundred property owners have refused to pay the fees and the water com- pany obtained small claims judgments against some of them in Franklin District Court. Attorneys for the property owners contend that the 1973 clause imposing a $25 standby fee contradicted the earlier convenant that there would be I I Baseball Round-up 'Scholarships I , Pomfret Soccer Oxbow softball win BRADFORD--The Oxbow softball team exploded for 13 runs in three innings for a 13-1 win over Williamstown May 13. Pam Humphrey was the winning pitcher with her third one-hitter of the season. Oxbow scored four runs in the fourth, five more in the fifth and the final four in the sixth inning. Th00ord ,oftbo00 THETFORD--Amy Fetter led Thetford Academy's girls in a 23-6 softball win over Sunapee, driving in four runs with three hits. "We only made two errors even though it was wet and we didn't make any throwing errors despite a wet ball," said Panther Coach Debbie Lickley. "We're playing much better defense now and we're getting confidence in our- selves." Woo&rifle wins COLEBROOK--The Wood- sville baseball team scored a doubleheader victory over Colebrook May 15, winning the first game 10-3 and the nightcap 5-1. The sweep brought the Engineers to 5-3 for the season. Woodsville pounded out 10 hits to win the first game and Perry Davidson pitched a one- hitter in the second contest. Stever pitches win BRADFORD--Mike Stever turned in another fine pitching performance for Oxbow in a 7- 1 baseball victory over Nor- thfield May 14. He allowed only six hits. Catcher Jack Larahee hit a double and a single for the Olympians. Oxbow giri00 win BMU victory WELLS RIVER--Pitcher Mike Ballou led S. Royalton to a 3-1 lead before being relieved in the fifth inning, then returned to the mound to put down a Blue Mountain Union uprising in the seventh inning that gave the visitors a 7-6 victory. BMU scored two runs in the sixth and three more in the seventh before Ballou quelled the threat on a strikeout with a runner on second. The Royals notched only three hits in the game, but all for extra bases. Thetford wins two staff to student ratio of one to plays five, which it says is the best team? Answer WELLS RIVER--Thetford in the country. This insures Page. Academy's boys and girls continued their winning ways . May 12, with a2-0 baseball'F Th 9h victory and an 18-7 softball OU t$ on ,m win over Blue Mountain! u00on ;: Mike Godfrey pitched a two-] hitter in the boys' contest, while Amy Fetter hurled the, softball win for the Panthers.  Godfrey struck out 10 and ,.___ walked four while his team- mates picked up single runs in the second and third innings for the win. BMU softball loss WELLS RIVER--S. Royalton defeated the Blue Mountain Union Softball team 20-8 May 13, knocking out a total of 22 hits and scoring in every in- ning. The Royals opened the assault with six runs in the first inning, led by Kelly Leighton's four hits, including a double and a triple, in four trips to the plate. St. . beats BMU JV WELLS RIVER--St John- sbury's Junior High baseball team trounced Blue.Mountain Union 31-5 May 12, while the St. J girls performed a similar rout of the BMU softball team, 20-4. In the JV baseball game, BMU pitchers put 23 men on base on walks while St, J's Blake Kelley allowed only two hits. In the girls' game, Elizabeth Welsh, Rae Ann Wood and Amy Toney hit homers for St. J. E. MONTPELIER--The Oxbow softball team defeated Union 32 by a score of 14-3 May 14, running the Olympians' season record to 10-2. Pam Humphrey notched the win, striking out 11 batters for her most in a game this season and walking only 3. BMU beats Lin.Wood LANCASTeR--Blue Moun- tain Union scored a 20-7 baseball win over Lin-Wood May 15, knocking out 19 hits to overcome 12 fielding errors. Keith MacRae was the leading Buck hitter with four, while Andy Taylor had three. Oxbow beam Harwood MORETOWN--The Oxbow baseball team defeated Harwood 4-0 May 13 to run the Olympians season record to 9- 2 for the season. Mike Munson pitched a three-hitter while his team- mates backed him up with superb fielding. The Olym- pians scored two runs in the first inning when Ron Hun- tington walked and Munson walloped a homer, adding one more run each in the third and fifth innings. Wood///e/oses WHITEFIELD--White Woo&dlle wins GORHAM--Dave Nickerson, relieved as Woodsville pitcher with his team behind in the second inning, got some revenge at the plate by walloping a two-run homer in the fourth inning to break a 4-4 tie that put the Engineers on the road to a 10-6 victory over Gorham. John Mellin contributed a double and a single to the winning Woodsville effort, while Dave Pattin and Pat Riggie each hit a single. Mike Aldrich wound up the winning pitcher. Thefford victory ORFORD--Thetford Academy scored a 12-6 victory over Orford May 11, rallying for six runs in the top of the Mountain's softball team shut seventh inning to take the out Woodsville's girls 3-0 May game. inning, avenged,  12-7 and 28-0 no such fee and contends that 14, with Vin Ovelett giving up Jeff Batchelder was winning Oxbow scored all the runs respectively, no fees should be charged, only one hit to the Engineers. pitcher and Mark Godfrey led Woodsville's Pat Riggie was the winners at the plate with they needed in the second m 1 II III Ill III I III .I, - the lone Engineer baserunner three hits that accounted for inning, piling up seven runs on .[ School Lunches but one hit. Shoddy fielding, on a single in the sixth, four runs. base on balls helped the cause as the Olympians batted Oxbow High School I' ,,, fj...|,  ,111,1 i around in the inning. Con- | Racqu,.,_,.,,, ,...ws secutive singles by Doreen For the week of May 20 to 26: 1 ! Smith, Wendy Cook and Holli Wednesday--Tuna Noodle Casserole, vegetable, roll w- The 1980-81 Ladder Champs way with 60 point scores. Sarah Davis of St. Johnsbury had a perfect score. The Racquet Shack was led by Pat Wolfe, Shirley Morris, Jeanette Enderson and Bonnie Prouty. Steffie Saffo, Doris Savage, Sandy Morris, and Penny Scruton played well. CHICKEN SUPPER S. RYEGATE--A baked chicken supper will be held at the S. Ryegate Presbyterian Church May 23 at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the Blue Mountain Union Scholarship presented an- nually by the S. Ryegate Women's Club. Dinner price will be $4 for adults, $2 for children. are as follows: 1980-81 LADDER CHAMPS Shirley Morris, Ladies Ladder winner; Sandra Berna, 2nd place; Debbie Buell, 3rd place. Also Rich Saffo, Jr., Blue Ladder winner; Bryan Carroll, 3rd place; Men's Red Ladder, 2nd place Larry Lavoie and Champ Steve Savage. Also, Don Kimball, 2nd place, Men's Blue Ladder and Gary Scruton, 3rd place. Round Robin News Mike Hudson won the men's novice match. John Saffo placed second. John Saffo and Greg Roberts tied for first in the student round robin. Ladies Advanced round robin found several women from White River leading the ....... __ _ . roll II . Smith Auto Samos Route 120 Lebanon, N.H. Buick/Olds "rF["  J'+ r r< 603-448-3500 , Royston, following a walk to Tina Davidson opened the floodgates for four more runs in the Oxbow third inning, The fourth and fifth innings were much the same,elation for Oxbow and a disaster for the 10-3 Harwood team. End of inning totals showed Oxbow scoring six runs in each, adding eight singles to their total, At the end of five in- nings, Oxbow held a com- fortable 23-0 lead. The only disappointment of the day for Oxbow was in the sixth inning. Pare Humphrey was sailing along, flirting with a no.hitter. No batter had been able to reach further than second base during the game. A line shot by Brenda Kerr into center field ended the dream of a no-hitter, but the victory was secure. In the bottom of the sixth the Olympians added five more runs to their total, making the final score a resounding 28-0 margin. Beginning the game, both teams bad identical records of 10-2, perched on first place in the league. Both teams have three games left during the regular season. Oxbow hosts Spaulding on Tuesday, butter, dessert, milk. Thursday--Hamburger W-Bun, french fries, dessert, milk. Frida y--Oven Pizza, salad, dessert, milk. Monday--Meatball Grinders w-Cheese, vegetable, dessert, milk. Tuesday--Macareni w-Cheese, toss salad, roll w-butter, dessert, milk. . Orford High School For the week of May 20to 28: Wednesday--Beans & Franks, cabbage salad, fruit. Thursday--Potato Salad, luncheon meat, peas, fruit. Friday--Pizza, salad, gelatin. Mouday--Sloppy Joes, green beans, pudding. Tuesday--Chicken, peas, fruit. Milk and Bread & butter are served with all meals Subject to change without notice. CTPS power interruption Customers of Central Vermont Public Service and Connecticut Valley Electric Company in the areas affected by the interruption will be notified by mail that the in- terruption will take place. BRADFORD--Central Ver-. mont Public Service Cor- poration has announced that an interruption of electric service will occur in Bradford, S. Bradford and Piermont on Sunday, May 24, from 8-10 a.m, This interruption, required to repair substation equip- ment, will occur on Sunday, May 31, at the same time if conditions prevent the original schedule. The Soccer Farm has a more unique program of financial struction and assistance for its summer vision. clinics for boys and girls ages Second, the 8 to 18. Located at the Pomfret resource School in Pomfret, Conn., the coaches. Soccer Farm's policy is unlike welcome to visit that of most specialty camps, extended Instead of offering discounts a free to teams or groups, the Soccer session. Farm directs all of its For more assistance to families who can the Soccer not afford the full tuition. In scholarships, this way, all children in-session, write terested in attending have the man, 101 opportunity for special in-Wellesley, MA struction. Last year over 600 (617)227-E soccer players attended. The Soccer Farm is unique in several other respects. SPORTS First, the clinic maintains a Q NEW SON Mr. and Mrs. Gary Vielleux of Wells River are parents of a baby son, born May 9 at Cottage Hospital. The baby weighed 6 pounds, I ounce. .40mma.b aoew or call Joe Loschiavo Bradford, Vt., 802439-5466 - -- __ -- minim l .................... SALMON STOCKED May 5 was a very special day for anglers and River Federal Fish Hatchery at Bethel. It time that salmon were sent directly from the the river to begin the long journey to Previously salmon raised at the batchery sported by truck to the river at Holyoke and Dam on the Farmington River in Connecticut. The recent release was accomplished via an: pipe that conveyed the fish from the tanks to yards away. This is the first step in a long j take the salmon to the coast of Greenland in the White River in two or three years. During the next few weeks the fish will White River which will lead them back to thousands of miles away. Truly Vermont wardens along the River anglers to take the time to learn the salmon and trout. It is im if we are to have salmon runs for the future. Some 8,000 salmon, 6-8 inches long, were mainstream by the Bethel Federal legal fish will spread out and hold in the migrate to the ocean (smoltify) begin their journey to the Atlantic Ocean where until mature. When they return to the they will be huge, silvery, hard fighting never make it if the hand as "parr" salmon or later when "smolts." Carefully look over your trout or salmon hand while holding them in the water, if up a fish by its gills, especially a larger released. Look for these three major identifying all of them to be sure. ADIPOSE FIN, that back just head of the tail: on salmon it solid gray on young salmon, black on older to have pointed tips and usually is opposed to rounder tips and not as UPPER JAW: on salmon R when the mouth is closed. If the fish you have hooked satisfies two cheek points for salmon, carefully release the: hands wet and back out the hook. Hold the swimming position in the water as its gills the stress of the fight. When it is stable away, let it go. You have done your part to help If the salmon to he released is clese to the jaw, revive it and let it g will pass through the organs bend-first or where it lies, either of which will mean All salmon to he legal must be of these young salmon will attain that migrate. VERMONT FISH STOCKD Spring stocking of trout and salmon progressing on schedule according to the Department. Streams, lakes and ponds are about 60 southern Vermont, 50 per cent in the per cent in the northern portion of the state. Federal and state hatcheries combine their' over two million trout Most of the stocking is done in May and waters receiving some fish in April and a September stocking of fingerlings, i AREA STOCKING Body of water brooides rain- 1 bows Baker Pond 3,000 1,04}0 Miller Pond 3,000 1,000 Rood Pond 3,000 Ompompanooslc River 1,900 Harvey's Lake 2,000. :i Wells River 3,000 Wells Rlver-S. Branch 1,000 L.ke Fairiee Waits River 6,000 Waits Rlver-S. Branch 1,000 J: Joe's Pond  .',PJ Miller Pond 2,000 Owhi _.f.4 Rood Pond 1,000 Owhi fMIP" | HISTORICAL NOTES I was reading my copy of Vermont l[is June issue recently and came across a article all sportsmen should read. The article is entitled "The Titcomb". He was the founder of the Game League the Titcomb wrote, "In the year 1890, mont, I found that the conservation low ebb. There was a a very small fund to work with, a working without pay and under the depending upon mottles, which mean |, in cases of conviction." b " would make The Vermont FederationOf,' envious. Political leaders of the state joineJ[ meetings in hopes of winning votes. They wl[ politic and the League strove to take no s t" except matters relating to fish and game.  The importance and influence of the shown by the names of those who came to .ll.L: meetings. President McKinley spoke at tl: Isle La MoRe and the following year Roosevelt was the guest. ,.e.M[ The article is fascinating reading and I " the issue from a member of the Vermont or visit your local library. UPPER VALLEY FISH AND Regular monthly meeting of the UPP er Game Club will be the American Legion Hall in guest speaker from the out of Woodstock.