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'AGE TI Vlahd d her si courts blame i m his kn# asis for I- ENTRY FORM St. Joseph Crusader And Smilin' Joe McCarthy's Irish Invitational d a pa 5-K Road Race and 1-Mile Fun Run -- _ . - . . . ,,  Awards to be given as follows- " ii!4io!l lmOset2dma3en!dndaifid!shnn;/smn5eKa:tdottlfnwrU:g age groups for Registration fee is $6.00 if received by February 28, 1986. Late registration !re is $8.00. Registration on race day will end promptly at 8:45 a.m. I mile fun run begins at 9:00 a.m. 5K race begins at 9:30 a.m. Both races start at St. Joseph Gym and end at St. Joseph Church parking lot. A refreshment area will be provided for the participants on the parking lot. (Last) (First) (Initial) (Street) (City) (State) (Zip) Date Of Birth Sex in consideration of this entry acceptance, i hereby for myself, my heirs, ecutors, and administrators waive any and all rights and claims for mage against the St. Joseph Home & School Association and/or any dividual associated with this organization, for any and all losses, injuries or tleath sustained by me in this event, i will additionally permit the free use of y name and picture in broadcast, telecast, newscast newsprint, etc. I have iUciently trained for the completion of this race. My'physical condition has r ] 6 en verified by a licensed medical doctor. Inature of Participant) parent or legal guardian if under 18 years of age) 0.9 years 10 - 15 years 16 - 19 years 20 - 29 years 30 - 39 years 40 - 49 years L 50 and older K run Registration fee is $6.00 if received by February 28, 1986. Late registration is $8.00. Make checks payable to St. Joseph Home & School Association and mail entry application to St. Joseph School, Ponchatoula, LA. 70454. SJS Students $5.00 early entry. Please mark T-shirt size: Children Small __ Medium __ Large __ Large rk race you wish to enter." mile fun run School to 1 Mile Fun Run 1.0- 5years 2.6- 10years 3.11 - 15 years 4.16- 19 years 5.20 - 29 years 6.30- 39 years 7.40 - 49 years 8.50 and older For more information contact: Ellyn Jack 357 Cedarwood Mandeville, LA 70448 504-845-8872 - Home 504-386-6421 - Work Marchl 5. 1986 basketball HARDY'S ACE HARD,ARE It does not hurt to call .for prices 386- 32 ament There will be an independent's men's tournament held at Frost March 21, 22, and 23. Anyone enter the tournament may do by calling Gaylon Martin at 698- Frost School at 698-3780. or Janice Buhler at 698-3765. Profits from e tournament will be used to send the Basketball teams clinics around the parish this summer. ats Fix, 83oo CLM Belted Rotation $ 2&2 WHITEWALL P-155/80/B.12 P-155/80/B.13 P-165/80/B-13 99 3 oo P-185/75/B-14 P-195/75/B.14 P:205/75/B-14 P-235/75/B-15 P-225/75/B-15 P-215/'/S/B.15 P-205/'15/13-15 e--P-225/-75/B- 14 P-215/75/B.14 Balanc" $40 0 PRICES INCLUDEi MOUNTING, BALANCING,-STEM AND TAXES Smilin' Joe McCarthy & Kathleen 1985 St. Patrick's Queen Baseball Boosters Club meeting Monday By MARGIE LESSARD "Mrs. Baseball" To everyone interested in playing summer baseball - whether it be Little Farm, Big Farm, Dixie Youth or Dixie Boys - you have 11 days to register at Western Auto in the shopping center. Tryouts will be March 8, starting at 10 a.m. for Little Farm and Big Farm at Memorial Park. and 12 p.m. for Dixie P.H.S. tennis players win sets against Slidell Mount, THE PONCHATOULA TIMES, FEBRUARY 27, 1986, PAGE ELEVEt Youth at Memorial Park Then on to Athletic Park for Dixie Boys tryouts Also Saturday. March 8. at 7:30 p.m, there will be a pot luck supper at JC. Hall for parents only. Bring a dish and join in the fun. The Dixie Youth Baseball Boosters Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday. March 3. at 7 pro. at Com- munity Center, Staff Report Ponchatoula bowed to Slidell tiigh Starters were. tar me Ponchatoula by a 5-8 margin in Slidell Tuesday Ladies. Sherry Pilcher. Jennifer Pilcher, night. Jenny Flint. and Robin Morgan Jennifer Pilcher won two sets in Ist Ponchatoula boys scheduled to start Seed Singles, 6-1.7-5. And Sheri Pilcher won 2nd Seed Singles, 6-0, 6-1. Another Ponchatou]a victory was brought home by Jenny Flint, who won 4th Seed Singles 6-3, 6-1. Other local ladies playing Tuesday included Nikky Kuhm. In doubles play, Ponchatoula's Sheri and Jennifer Pilcher won 6-3, 5-7 (tiebreaker 7-5). Ponchatoula Boys won the mixed Ponchatoula won the mixed doubles competition with Robin Morgan and Brett Chatelain scoring 6-4,6-3. Tuesday night's action in Slidell was the second match of the season. Florida Parishes St. Patrick's road race mushroomed in only one year Skeet & Gun Assn. elected new officers By BRYAN T. McMAt-ION Editor & Publisher What began last year as an exhibition race with five runners this year has blossumed into a full-fledged road race attracting hundreds of runners from all over Southeast Louisiana. March 15'sSt Joseph Crusader and Smilin' Joe McCarthy's Irish Invitational 5-K Road Race and l-Mile Fun Run is this year co-sponsored by St, Joseph School Fair and the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee The tradition began last year when Iongtime Ponchatoula and New Orleans sportsman Smilin' Joe McCarthy suggested an annual pre St. Patrick's Day Parade road race Last year he came up with a towering six foot. I0 inch trophy for the winner, who turned out to be William "Bill" O'Neil of New Orleans. This year McCarthy. a member of the local parade committee along with race organizer Wilk McKean. is putting up the largest trophy ever. a seven foot. six inch first place award for the city that fields the fastest overall runner, That trophy will stay in the city hall of the home city the winning runner repre- sents for one full year. before being moved to the city hall of the next winner's home town. In addition, Smilin' Joe McCarthy is working with merchants and pro- fessionals in Southeast Louisiana to provide sizable trophy awards for the 30 first place winners in the two March 15 races. St. Joseph School is providing T- shirts and second and third place medals for the winners. Smilin' Joe is currently on the Tulane Athletic Department staff, working with the intramural program. He is well- known to sports fans locally, especially those who remember the days of semi- pro ball here, when the Ponchatoula Athletics were a championship team and Smilin" Joe was one of its colorful players in 1932. A tireless backer o! numerous charities and a lifetime supporter of athletics. Smilin' Joe made his home here in the 1950"s before selling out to friend and contemporary, past-Poncha- toula Mayor Buddy Dufreche, and moving on to New Orleans. where his name is well known. His contacts among the New Orleans media, sports figures, running teams. and service organizations will be of value to the upcoming road race through the streets of Ponchatoula, since he is promoting the event every- where in New Orleans. Tennis classes offered The Florida Parishes Skeet & Gun Assn., Amite, Louisiana- dubed "The Most Beautiful Gun Club in America" held its annual stockholder's meeting in January. Immediately following that meeting, the new Directors elected Conway P. Guiteau, Jr.-President, Dr. J.H. McClendon, Jr.-Vice-President, Parker Gabriel-Treasurer, and Helen Brumfield-Secretary. The other Directors elected for 1986 are Stanley Anderson, Nicholas Brocato, Claude H. Brumfield, Samuel C. Hyde, Barbee Ponder, Jr., Charles M. Reid, and Major Robert E. Witte. L. Barbee Ponder, Jr. was unanimously given the title of President Emeritus by his fellow directors for all the many contributions he has given to skeet. The new presi- dent was formerly a Junior All- American State Champion and World Champion skeet shooter. As President, Guiteau has promised to improve all aspects of the Gun Club. One new event that is tentatively set for August 24 and 25 is a Hunters safety program for youngsters, to be held at the Gun Club followed by a banquet where the' outstanding Wildlife & Fisheries Officer of 1985 from Florida Parishes will be recognized and awarded. Intermediate and advanced tennis ;essons are being offered by SLU's ;)ivision of Continuing Education. The classes will be taught by South eastern health and physical education professor Dr. Joel Barton on Tuesdays from March 25 April 29. They will be held at the Health arid Physical F.ducatir l,,;1,tlnr tenniq ,',!,rtq frr)m 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The fee for the course is $40. The class is designed for tennis players who have already mastered the basics of the game, Special attention will be given to the overhead, spin serve, volley, and approach shots, singles strategy and double strategy. Club was founded in 1954, and is located East of Amite on the banks of the Scenic Tangipahoa River. Tuesday night were Brett Chatelain. Mark Scimemi. George Orgeron. and -'-'-'--JJJ-'J-. I Dixie Youth Baseball I Ponchatoula fell to Mandeville in overall competition during Mardi Gras, with the girls winning their sets and the 1 1986 Season Registration But local team booster Mrs. Pat Flint sees a good season overall: "I think the girls are going to be Ends March 7th I should improve as the season prcx3resses and they build on their technique.  Tryouts will begin ; There is plenty of talent and potential $ there." $ Saturda My arch 8th at 10:00 at Memorial Park /, Benefit donkey basketball game Saturday By MRS. CHARLES J. FOX JR. The Springville Volunteer Fire Dept. is sponsoring a Donkey Basketball game on Saturday. March I, at the Doyle High School old gym. The department is looking forward to playing Livingston Fire Dept. it should be a good game and fun for the entire family. The time is 7 p.m., with tickets selling for $3 for adults, $2 for students, and children under five free. Refreshments will be sold. U The benefit is for Ed Lambert. Tickets New sed Tires may be purchased at the door or from For Prices Call Dale, Fire Chief Dwight Taylor, phone 294- 165 S.W.R.R., Ave. Janis or Bill 2179. There will be a special meeting of the -PONC!'[ATOULA 3: ,-4303 on the third :l'hursday othe Fire Dept. February 27 with the regular month. DIXIE MOTORS BODY SHOP Come By And Meet The Best Body Shop Crew In Town, With Over 113 years Experience In Automobile Repair! 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