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Page 'on es, Ke! i Jr. Varsity Captures First Place Trophy I Youth Basketball News On February 3, 1990, the Clinch County Junior Varsity won the first place trophy e Waycross Junior Varsity Invitational Tournament. Clinch defeated Pierce Coun- in the opener and whipped the Glynn Academy Junior Varsity 75-61 in the p game. Other teams entered in the tournament were Waycross and Brox- n. The Panther Junior Varsity team finished the regular season with a successful 12-2 in photo, left to right, Robert Hood, Stephan McKnight, Tony Moten, Lorenzo Por- Tony Tiller and Lumar Raymond. left to right, Coach Alvin Henderson, Manager - Willie King, Michael Antonio Johnson, Donnell Grady, Travino Porter, Curtis Simon and Jimmy Middle School Students Match Wits Clinch of Georgia's and bottom teeth that middle school students aren't aligned properly," gather in Macon, observed Ms. Martha at Macon College Pennington, PAGE asso- to match wits with elate director and coordi- other in the semi- nator of the annual Aca- of the PAGE Aca- demic Bowl series. "But Bowl for Middle our bowl teams can answer questions like that with sixth, seventh and ease. They know what a graders will come zygote is and the name of with knowledge the American folk hero subjects ranging from known as the "Steel- to art. And if Drivin' Man." Year' s bowl questions With their coaches, any indication, the parents and teachers on will display hand, the 150 young peo- that many of pie will compete as 16 would envy. regional teams. They re- people don't present over 4,000 students that a malocclusion is who have participated in dentist's term for top local and regional Acade- mic Bowl competitions this year. In its sixth year, the PAGE Academic Bowl for Middle Grade Students was created by the Pro- fessional Association of Georgia Educators {PAGE) Foundation. "This project was developed as one of the PAGE Foundation's pro- grams of academic achieve- ment," explained Ms. Pen- nington. "We hope it will stimulate academic ach- ievement, boost confi- dence, create self-disci- pline, and reinforce study skills for Georgia stu- dents." The winners of the semi- finals will go to Atlanta to compete in the PAGE Aca- demic Bowl Finals, March 24, at the Doubletree Ho- tel. Governor Joe Frank In the 2nd week of this season fans saw a very close game between the Jr. Ettes and the Celtics with the Jr. Ettes coming out on top 11 to 9. High scorer for the Jr. Ettes was Kim Morris with 12 points, followed by Tene- ka Brown with 5 points, Misty Touchton with 4 points and Kamie Edmonds with 1 point. High scorer for the Cel- tics was Nachelle Suggs with 6 points, followed by Dawn Mathis with 2 points and Samantha Rain- water with 1 point. The next game was be- tween the Lakers and Hawks with the Lakers coming out on top by a score of 42-28. High scorer for the Lakers was Kendrick Boone with 22 points. Joshua Marshall added 15, Ron- aid Morris had 3 and Shannon Allen had 2. High scorer for the Hawks was shared by Kenny King and Lamar Williams with 8 points, followed by Chris Capps and Corey Andres both with 6 points. Saturday, February 10th saw eight teams in basket- ball action at the Clinch Elementary/Middle School gymnasium. The first game of the day saw the Panthers defeat the Bulls 15-10. High scorer for the Panthers was Eric Leccese with 18 points, followed by David Cason, Brice Denmark, and Richard Prester with 2 points each and Bryan Bennett rounded out the scoring with 1 point. High scorer for the Bulls was William Thomas with 6 points. Roy Lankford and Russell Johnson each had 2 points. ~ 50 SPECIAL--3.1 cu. in. 51.0cc $299.95 Improved cylinder desi,n increases c,c. to 51, dehvertng more power with same weight as its predecessor. Larger muffler aids Smooth quieter, cooler operation. Proven ergo- Jill A nomic design assures max- imum operator comfort. Inertia activated ~- --~=~jj~,~ chain brake ~dard. N0W 0NU 268XP--4.1 cu. in. 67cc $499.95 10% morepower, nomore weight. It took this c~reat saw to holdall the innovahons Husclvarna engineers devel- oped. Improved dependability, more power, advanced air filter, great power-to-weight ratio. Inertia activated chain brake standard. Heated handles optional. Full wrap handle available. VAJCNA ( ,I{SWELL M ---RS PLY Carswell & Plant P.O. Box 237 Homerville, GA 31634 Phone 487-5338 Harris will present awards to the state champion and runner-up. Chuck Leonard of TV9-WTVM, Columbus, Georgia, will moderate the final competition. Here are the 1990 PAGE ton with 6 points followed by Kamie Edmonds with 4. Trina Williams had 3 points and Kim Morris and Teneka Brown each added 2. High scorer for the Cel- tics was Nachelle Suggs with 5 points, Stephanie Rainwater and Samantha Rainwater each had 2 points and Cassandra Williams added 1 point. On Monday night, Fe- bruary 12th, action re- sumed with the Bulls 8, 9 and 10 year old team de- feating the Panthers 34-22. High scorer for the Bulls was William Thomas with 22 points. Jason Peek had 6 and Brock Wilson had 6. Brock Wilson added 4 and Byron Stalvey rounded out the scoring with 2. High scorer for the Pan- thers was Eric Leccese with 16 points, Richard Prester with 4 points and Byran Bennett with 2 points: The last game of the night saw the best game of the young season with only 3 points separating the two teams. The Bulls de- feated the Suns 41 to 38 to remain undefeated. High scorer for the Bulls was Clayton Morris with 17 points, Rennis Bryant 16 points, Joseph Williams added 4 and Reno Hedges and Torrance Edmonds with 2 points each. High scorer for the Suns was Albert Edmonds with 23 points and Will Joyce, Albert Morgan had 6 points followed by Ber- nard Martin with 3 points. Thursday, February !5th saw one of the two undefeated teams get its first loss of the season. The Jr. Ettes of Jan Touch- ton defeated the Blue Angels of Felecia Jeffords The second game saw 19-12. the Bulls come out with / High scorer for the another big win 30 to' 23 jr. Ettes was Kim Morris over the Hawks. ~vjth 5 points followed by High scorer for the BUlls T eneka Brown and Trina was Rennis Bryant with Williams with 4 points, 16 ponts followed by Clay- followed by Misty Touchton Academic Bowl for Middle . ton M0r~is with 9 points, and Kamie Edmonds with Grades regional winning Joseph Williams had 8 3points. teams that will compete in Macon for the opportu- nity to go to the finals: Northwest Region Teasley Middle, Cherokee County, and North Whit- field Middle, Whitfield County; Northeast Region- Gainesville Middle, Gain- esville City, and Stephens County Middle, Stephens County; Metro Region- Sweetwater Middle, Gwin- nett County, and Taylor Street Middle, Griffin- Spalding County; Central West Region Arnold Junior High, Muscogee County and Richards Junior High, Muscogee County; Central Region- Dublin Junior High, Dublin City, and McEvoy Middle, Bibb County; Central East Region - Harlem Middle, Columbia County, and Oglethorpe County Middle, Oglethorpe County; Southwest Region - High- land Middle, Dougherty County, and Miller County Middle, Miller County; and Southeast Region Camden Middle, Camden County and Myers Middle, Savannah-Chatham Coun- ty. The Sixth Great Geral Williams, Reno High scorer for the Blue Hodges and Torrence Ed-Angels was Rose Guy with monds each had 2 ..... 4 points followed by High scorer for the Dawn Jeffords, Jill Spates, Hawks was Lamar Williams Cedrica Bryant and Brandy with 10 points, Tennille ~ Millirons all had 2 points Williams had 6 points,~+' each. Kenny King 5 points andi The second game of the James McLaughlin with 2 night saw the Hawks points, defeat the Lakers. This In the third game the game came down to the Lakers and Suns dueled, last few seconds before the out a close game with thai: Suns squeaking past~v . 39-36 to take the win. High scorer for the Suns was shared by Albert Ed- monds and Bernard Ma~ tin with 14 points each, followed by Ervin Bighan~ with 6, Daniel Cason added 3 and Will Joyce added 2. High scoring for the Lak- ers was shared by Kendrick Boone and Joshua Marshall with 12 points 'each, Mi- chael Harper added 4, Ronald Morris had 6 and Shannon Allen added 2. The final game of the day saw the Jr. Ettes defeat the Celtics 17-10. High scorer for the Jr. Ettes was Misty Touch- racers to Venice, Fla., Hawks took control and de- feated the Lakers 51-48. High scorer for the Hawks was Lamar Williams and Tynielle Williams both with 19 ponts, followed by Chris Capps with 5 points, followed by Kenny King, Cory Andres, Lamont Col- lins and James McLaugh- lin each with 2 points. Monday, the 19th saw the Blue Angels get back into the winning bracket by defeating the Celtics 20-14. High scorer for the Blue Angels was Bridgett Wil- liams with 9 points, follow- ed by Rose Guy with 8 points and Jill Spates added 3. High scorer for the Marathon, Fla., Vero Celtics was Nachelle Suggs Beach, Fla. and return to and Samantha Rainwater Kissimmee. each with 4 points, follow- Sponsored by the Flo- ed by Kassandra Wil- Southern Air Rac=rida tion, The Sixth Annual Great Southern Air Race for general aviation is expect- ed to draw some of the country' s top racing pilots as well as many first-time racers. They will compete for $10,000.00 in cash plus trophies and prizes. This year' s event honors John Ed Long who is entered in the Guin- ness Book of Records as the pilot with the most fly- ing hours. Entries are expected from all over the United States for the 1.000 nauti- cal mile race through Flo- rida and Georgia. Racers will gather in Kissimmee on May 2nd for inspections, briefings and welcoming festivities. The race will start at 8:30 a.m. on Thurs- day May 3rd for a north- ern loop which will take the contestants to Tampa Bay Executive Airport, Fla., Hmerville, Ga., Al- bany, Ga., Ocala, Fla. and return to Kissimmee. On the following day, the southern loop will take the Race Pilots Associa- the Kissimmee-St. Cloud Convention & Visi- tors Bureau and the Kissi- mmee Municipal Airport, the race is open to any pi- lot holding a Private or higher grade flight certifi- cate. Fixed-wing, single or twin-engine aircraft, 100 to 600 horsepower, are eligible to compete. A handicap based on manu- facturer's speed data and past performances data, is assigned to each type of aircraR in the race. Every aircraR is timed through the flight and its ground- speed is computed. The air- craR exceeding its assign- ed handicap by the great- est margin is the winner. Flying time record hold- er Ed Long will attend the awards banquet in Kissi- mmee on May 5th and will present the checks to the winners. The real name for the Statue of Liberty is "Lib- arty Enlightens the World" liams with 3 points, follow- ed by Dawn Mathis with 2 points and Amy Day with 1 point. The final game of the night saw the only unde- feated team reamin unde- feated. The Bulls defeated the Hawks 44-26. High scorer for the Bulls was Clayton Morris with 25 points, followed by Rennis Bryant with 13 points, Gerald Williams, Reno Hedges and Joseph Williamson added 2 each. High scorer for the Hawks was Tynielle Wil- liams with 10 points, Chris Capps and Lamar Williams had 6 each fol- lowed by James McLaugh- lin with 2 points. Standings W L Blue Angels 3 1 Jr. Ettes 3 1 Celtics 0 4 8, 9 and 10 year old boys W L Bulls 2 2 Panthers 2 2 11 & 12 Year Old Boys W L Bulls 4 0 Suns 3 1 Lakers 1 4 Hawks 1 4 CLINCH COUNTY NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1990 Page 5 Announce Join Our Roger, Invites all his friends and past customers to come by to see him or call 487-3111 for your new and used car and truck needs. I 482-3111 Lakeland, Ga. 482-3111 PIC Soliciting with an accredited post- must be served. The train- Intentions To Bid secondary school to provide ing is expected to result in training for the following a 75% entered employment The Southeast Georgia occupations: rate. The period of perfor- Private Industry Council Licensed Practical Nurs- mance will be July 1, 1990 {PIC) of Service Delivery ing, Medical Lab Tech- through June 30, 1992. Area (SDA) 18 is currently nology, Information Pro- The contract will be cost soliciting intentions to bid cessing, Heating/Air Con- reimbursable. for occupational skills in- ditioning, Automotive Accredited post-secon- dividual referral classroom Collision Repair, Micro- dary organizations that training under the Job computer Specialist, teach the occupations Training Partnership Act Surgical Technology, listed above and intend to (JTPAL The purpose of X-Ray Technology, Auto- bid on the individual this intention to bid is (I) motive Technology, Child referral classroom training to streamline the process of Development, Computer program should contact procuring training and ser- Operator, Drafting, Elec- Wanda Hankla at the Sou- vices while maintaining tronics, Forestry. theast Georgia Regional the integrity of a competi- Outreach, intake, eli- Development Centr, 3395 rive system and (2) to iden- gibility, assessment, se- Harris Road, Waycross, tlf~~ l~ossible proposers for lection, counseling, ' inter- Georgia 31501 (912-285- occupational skills indivi- nal monitoring, motiva- dual referral classroom tionai activities, preem- training. If more than one ployment skills, placement organization responds to activities, support servi- this intention to bid, the ces, and insurance must be training and services asso- provided. ciated with occupational Bacon, Brantley, Charl- skills individual referral ton, Clinch, Pierce, and 6097) by February 14, 1990. NEED VOLUNTEERS? Need volunteers? Paint an upbeat picture of the work. Remember, volunteering is a classroom training will be competitively solicited through the request for proposal (RFP) process. The proposed RFP package will be available February 16, 1990. The PIC will contract Ware Counties must be leisure time activity so you served. Approximately arc competing with enjoyable 50 individuals will be ser- pastimes, not salaried work. ved and approximately Make volunteer work fun, $70,000 will be available, recommend 4-H specialists Blacks, AFDC recipients, with the University of Gcor- persons age 55 and older, gia Extension Service. and high school dropouts 1990 Tags On ay tur FOR PURCHASE AT OFFICE You Will Need: (1) of title on 1977 or newer models --OR current registration. (2) Current insurance card. FOR PURCHASE BY MAIL Please Contact The Office At 487-2480 For Further Instructions Hours o.m. Lottie L. Bruce. TAX COMMISSIONER