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July 27, 1989

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In The Perkins Jommal Thursday, July 27, 1989 -- PAGE 5 Track Perkins, was one Another highlight of the trip was Lm tracksters who par- the DN Galan, one of the world's i[h the 1989 Track and premiere track meets, where they theki in Scandinavia this saw four time Olympic Gold through July 12. Medalist Carl Lewis and other 1989-90 Perkins- track and field greats compete. School Senior, took 2ndPatterson would like to thank the sixth heat of the 800 tnd 8th place in the final rac ~nlin'S time for the first race utes and in the finei a 2:00:25 time ~joined a track and field of high school the nation to the event held in following people and businesses for their donations in helping him raise the needed money to go on this trip. Cimarron Rural Electric Cooperative, Perkins Round-up Club, Judy's Corner, Dei-Mar's Food Store, Bob's Pizzv Ken Smith Furniture and Appliance, The Vassar Company, Dr. E. Alan Smith, Baker's Dry Goods, The Model Tee, Perkins Y Veterinary, the red and whiteRick Jarvis Insurance, and ~!orvaed from the group Whistlestope, Inc. "~ Peted Mike and Jon Wolfe anxiously await the start of the game during the July Also Super Vide Nfles and Fer- the track meet Pat- reil Accountants, Mr. and Mrs. OK Kick District Toummnant Tuemtay, July 18. E .the others got to seeLester Judge, The Sasser Com- ~t~in the Scandinavia pany, Lost Creek Ranch, Mac's CornerCorall, C.D. Mihura~SportsK]d J Finmh 11-7 Frederiksborg Cat- Boost Clul Je'ry Lafaye, and ~gor. The castle was Payne County Bank. and featured a moat Others who helped Jesse were The Perkins OK Kids, under the two hitter in the lineup, lie scored ~ roof. Teri Well~ Jodi Rush, Lena Harris, direction of coaches Greg Wolfe, 16 runs on 15 hits while driving in llk o spent time in Jimmy Peek, Jana Oyler, and Jim Niles and Grng Pierce, ended II runs. ~[~ WhereandtheYRiddasa:holmthe the 1989 campaign dropping their Niles hit .286 driving in 16 runs. and Kurt NeaL first two games in the OK Kids Second baseman Mike Wolfe also re coaches Sid Davis, Larry Anderson, ! ~ Minors District Tournament in hit .286. Shortstop and leadoff Henryetta July 18-19. The Demons Pierce scored 15 runs with a .262 finished the season at 11-7. The 17-and-under squad lost the first game Tuesday, July 18 to Keota, 6-0. Shane Niles got the loss despite pitching an outstand- ing game He finished the year at 3-1 on the mound striking out 46 hitters in 41 innings pitched with a 4.44 ERA. The Demons were eliminated the next day by Talihina, 17-2. Talihina, a state tournament qualifier for 1988-89, pounded out nine runs on eight hits off starting pitcher Justin Kenas. Kenas finished the season 3-2 and established himself as the number two starter for Perkins behind Nfles. Brad Pierce led the Demon hit- ters g ng 2-fo 5 and scoring one run in the two tournament games. Jon Wolfe was 1-for~ with one RBI. Chris Wolf was 1-for-4. Mike 'average. Dale Anderson became the very steady and surehanded first baseman of the Demon offensive. Perkins committed only 24 errors all summer. Other players this summer in- cluded Jimmy Reid, Chris Taylor and Joey Hays. This was the first time Perkins had qualified for pest-season play in three years of OK Kids competi- tion. Perkins also finished with its first winning season in 1989 at 11-7. The Demons were 10-12 in 1989 and 7-9 in 1987, Coach Greg Wolfe said this about the 1989 OK Kide 'TVe were suc- ceesful for several reasons. First of all, many of these guys played last year and the year before that, pro- viding a lot of experience. In fact, we had eight guys hack off of last year's tean '~Second, our offense was much Pietur abo are Payne County 4-H members who attended the State 4-H Awardm Bauqust held July 18 in Oklahoma City. From the left is Wettemann and Matt Knori of Stillwatsr, and Shawn Diel, Tara Herring mad Becky Walker of P klns. Rebecca, Shawn, Tara, and Becky are holding the plaques they received as'State project winners in Dairy Foods, Vet Sdmce, Horse, and Sheep. Matt and Shawn were also attending State 4-H Club Congress held July 17-19. Brad Pierce, Chris Wolf, and Michael Harris warm up prior to the Keota game last week at the District Tournament in Henryett& Wolfe had one RBI, and Shane more balanced all theway through Niles added one run. the line-up. Six different g~ys !!, .~ " ........ ..... ~ ' " .... ' scored over 10 runs, and seven '~ oKOVereil' Jon Wolfe led the 1989 drove in 10 or more runs. Third,Kids in three ot the major of- our pitching and defense was very " : ~~,~"' lira,_ ~ fensive categories. He led in hits consistent. Ik'~t~on holds up his two medals that hewoninthe Scandinavia (18), runs scored (21) and batting ~" ' ' ~ & ~)r~P,~ ' ~at~d.lZleidTour.Jassetonk2ndplaceinhlaflretramandplaeed average (,474) in only 14 games '%Ve got great ontings from ~: ~ heat of the 800 met~ race ..... played. Brett Andrews was also one thane Niles~ Michael Harris andEnjoy our T V, dMAIN bIALL (UPSTAIRS) - of the big bats in the Perkins line Justin Kenas, and our infield with luke Box or a Gee ~1~ $1 | ~,T.*-..I. 2- ~ . up. He led the team in RBIs with Ty Dickson, Dale Anderson, Jon ., ~ ~,heckersrQpen Hours: 9:30 to 4 v.m. ;lvuCgl ~ INI~/IL ~ ~ 21 whflehittingenimpreseive.395. Wolfe, Brad Pierce, Mike Wolfe and f_,ame o.rt~ " ~-, ~,~=mi t, se-----:M r ~ ~ " Perkins had three other .300 hit- ShaneNilesmadethero)jtineplaySand then sorrte~ MalnMan .... ~ 743-2599DwntwnSflllwater ~;: [ ~ ~ ~tsrs this summer -- catcher Ty ~w Perkins are being ask- ~ , "_~'. . ~ Dickson, pitcher-outfielder Michael 'To win, you must do that, and Nationei Night Out Harris end pitcher outfieider Justin we did. Most importantly, we all ~2~ '~:@~2@~ KDiTk were loose and relaxed and just " went out to have fun, and in the son, who ~b~amm= itl~entoSt~; process, we won a lot of games. ~mlpa y. _ ! sp . ting catcher fie g " ~mal Night Out through- wire q~ ~ness Car~ , aseson, hit.342 with 17 runs and 11 "Finally, I would like to thank all and StaUoaeT m a var y RB Is. Harris also batted .342 ad- the guys for playing, the coaches -- ' m'ght that we're hoF o, .h es and ding 13 runs and I0 RBIs. On the Mr. Niles andMr. Pierce-- for their EBE! ~ will turn on thdr out- @e@,. mound, Harris was 3d} with 301 help, and ell of the parents for com- toO p.m. This strikeouts in 18 2/3 innings pitch-' ing out and supporting us all .{~__amghbors~lt .in the~"-be" "~ god time for all fneighborhood,and just nave THEjouRN, LPERKINS .ed. Kenas hit .313 as the number summer." . 109 T .$3.77 Out celebration is Night Out Against think it will not on- l t,will build com- '~I~~ _~ight Out is a six-year the N ation al Aasocia- Watch, Inc of W oY v the 1989 NNO and that l/t mon people be I VEIdENT,INC -203 $. Perkins Frontier Plm MOTRIN IB.24', ENTERIC COATED ASPRIN. 0,.$2.99 HYDROCORTISONE CREAM. ,,$1.29 DR. SCHOLLS AIR PILLO INSOLES will range from sim- porchlight and siC" efforts to giant picnice not important how National Night Out, just hope every- the fun, turn on your and enjoy PACKING CO. Gary Crane and Frank Spillars Freem_ n Avenue CORNER CORRAL McAnaUy and John OI Marlene Baker 124 N. Main DEL-MAR'S FOOD STORE Lonnie and Judy Tabo S. Ma n 547-2555 J. D. & EVELYN ANDERSON Water Well Pump Service {918) 374-2436 F RMER'S UNION INS. KEN SMITH'S FURNITURE "o Erma and Twyla Bri~ey, Agents Jr. and Morine' Bostian, Owners City and Rural Ins. p In. 547-2251 New and Used 100 N. M in 547-2109 JUDY'S CORNER F lowers-GRts, -Tuxvdo Rental 147 S. Main 547-2763 C IMARRON VALLEY COOP Don Kienhdz. Manager 47-2700 247 S. FUNERAL HOME Perkins 372 d}, Stillwater Try Perkins Firstl PAYNE COUNTY BANK Membe F.D.I.C. 547-2436 202 S. Main PERKINS DRUG Whistle Stop #2 "Full-TimeDepartment" Steve and K~isty Willingham 177 and $3 547-2037 47.2079 Erect. Night Phone No. 547-5069 WE DEMONS PERKINS TAG AGENCY Mary Frances Blair, Agent 115 W. Thomas 547-2184 Whistle Stop #1 547-2978 PATSY'S FLOWERS & CERAMICS N. Main Patsy Lile 547-2420 BA R:S DRY GOODS John Baker 547-2461 , 102 S. Main STEER INN FAMILY REST, URANTS 121 W. Thomas Q