Rogue news. (Ashland, Or.) 19??-????, May 01, 1970, Page PAGE FOUR, Image 4

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    PAGE FOUR
ROGUE NEWS
FRI., MAY 1, 1970
Thinclads Post State's Best
While Setting Meet Records
Ashland High trackmen have
fared well in five meets so far
this season breaking several
records, and posting some of the
best times in the state for 1970.
In a meet last weekend the
Grizzlies dropped a squeaker to
Grants Pass 73-71 with Klamath
placing a distant third at 26
points.
Sets Meet Records
The squad set four meets
records and captured seven first
places.
Hurdle ace Roger Hall broke
meet records in the high and low
hurdles with respective times of
14.2 and 19.6. His low time is
the best posted in the state
running on a curve and equals
the school record set by Bobby
Voris.
Other records were set by Jim
Pardee with a long jump of
22'-9" dnly " off the school
record set by Steve Gray in
1960. It is also the best jump in
the state so far this year.
Ed Beadle posted a 22.8 meet
record in the 220 for the 5th
best in the state and only .5
seconds off the school record
held by Ron Boyce.
First place winners included
Dennis Teskey's 50'-9" effort in
the shot put, Brian Keiling's 6
high jump, and a mile relay time
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JERRY SUTTON displays shot put form which won him a
2nd place put of S0'-2" at the Grants Pass Invitational held
last Saturday.
of 3:33.4 by Roger Hall, Tom
McDowell, Al Lord, and Mike
Toney.
Sweep K. Falls
In an earlier meet held at
Klamath Falls, the Ashland
squad took ten firsts in
outscoring the Pelicans 83-13 to
52-23.
Roger Hall was again a double
winner running the high hurdles
in 14.1 and lows in 19.9 as well
as a leg in the winning mile relay
team.
Field event winners included
Scott Toll's 5.9 high jump,
Dennis Teskey with a shot put
of 51'-34" and Jerry Sutton
tossing the javelin 164'5". Jim
Pardee again broke the 22 feet
Jocks Speak Odd Tongue
"Love-30, service"
"Uggh"
"Rip that seed"
"Dub, Dub, Dub"
To non-athletes, expressions like these will fall
upon his unsuspecting ears unnoticed, but to an
atnlete, they mean something.
Take the first one, "Love-30, service" for
example, doesn't that sound like the name of some
lonely hearts club for little old men over 30? And
that's just on tennis idiom.
When a tennis player says deuce, he doesn't
mean two's are wild . . . but rather, that the score
is tied. Then if the server scores, there's in add.
Getting one more point he wins, but if his
opponent gets the point it's duece again.
That could go forever, but luckily, tennis player
can't count. They skip from love to 15 to 30 to
40. Incidentally, love-30 service is how the server
announces the serve and score. Love, meaning
zero, is his own tally and 30 is his opponent's.
Serving twice in either the wrong court, or out
of bounds is labeled a double fault. Tennis players
also act as hurdlers in disguise. After a match, it's
customary for the winner to jump over the net and
shake the loser's hand. Let's hope he doesn't
stumble!
Mentioning hurdlers, trackmen don't talk like us
either. Ever heard of running a split? Ruining .a
split with over-ripe bananas maybe . . . Listening
carefully, one discovers this refers to that portion
of a relay run by one man. The thinclads also
watch smoke, and count steps. All that on a track?
Well delving into the matter one sees that timers
must watch the smoke from the starter's gun
rather than listen for the sound, in order to start
the watch correctly. Counting the number of steps
it takes to run to the long jump or high jump pit is
just natural to high and long jumpers. This, they
say helps them jump higher, farther and take-off
right. Wonder if parachutists count their steps?
An anchor in track is capable of running the last
leg of a relay. That "uggh" is what one hears
watching a "Medford petunia" put the shot.
If one goes to the baseball field he'll find the
pitcher winding-up, the batter squeezing a runner
home on a suicide by laying down a bunt and the
team chattering. If you're smart, you won't go
down to the baseball field.
That arm action on the mound is a wind-up. A
suicide is when the team desperately needs a run,
so with a runner on third, the batter bunts. While
the pitcher winds (remember winding-up, learned
earlier) the runner on third streaks for home.
Ever notice how a coach or player is always
straightening his cap, or licking his fingers, or
something? Strange enough, they aren't spastic
and don't have habitually runny noses. Those
ridiculous antics mean something! Signs, however,
are confidential.
Back to "rip that seed" -in human terminology
that's hit the baU.
Now, we come to the most malicious linguistic
maze of all Golf! Linkmen have weapons; such
things as clubs, wedges, even 9-irons. Their balls
slice, hook, and pitch. And many times a golfer
will birdie or bogie, I lock my doors at night,
hoping he won't get me.
As usual I was wrong. A slice is when your ball
veers to the right, and hook is to the left. Pitch is a
type of short-range shot. A birdie is one under par
and a bogie is one over par. I'm depending on your
intelligence to figure out par.
Those funny words "dub, dub, dub" supposedly
illustrate how the ball sounds when you really
swing and it only goes a piddlin' little ways.
Now that everyone has brushed up on "athletic
adjectives," put this knowledge to use and next
time you see a sportsman, say a "dub dub" or two
at him.
mark placing first at 221".
Also included in the list of the
firsts were Jim McLean, running
the two mile in 10:12.5, Ed
Beadle in the 220 at 23.1, and
AlLord in the 440 at 54.2.
At Medford's annual Rogue
Relays the Ashland squad tied
down third place with 68 points.
While only placing third the
squad snared the largest number
of first places with four.
Hall Breaks Records
The meet highlight was high
hurdle star Roger Hall's 14 0 to
break the school, meet and
stadium record as well as posting
the best time in the state for the
year. He had previously posted a
new school record and state best
the week before.
Other firsts included a 34.3
shuttle hurdle time with a team
of Roger Hall, Jim Pardee, and
Dan Phillips.
The high jump relay with
Scott Toll, Brian Keiling, and
Wynn Wenker placed first with a
total of 17'6". Toll was the
leading jumper at 6'1".
The fourth first came in the
mile relay with a 3:29.6 time.
The team consisted of Tom
McDowell, Scott Elliot, Mike
Toney, and Ed Beadle.
Other standout performances
were Jim Pardee who had the
day's best long jump of 2111".
Jerry Sutton had a personal best
in the shot put at 50'.
The two mile relay team of
Tom McDowell, Larry Edwards,
Dave Kitzman, and Don
McDonald broke the school
record with a 8: 13.4 time.
In the Ashland and SOC
co-sponsored Ore-Cal relays the
Ashland squad captured the B
division with a total of 99
points.
Toll Jumps 6'4"
The meet highlight was
sophomore Scott Toll's 6'4 first
place effort in the high jump
which was only 14 inch off the
meet record, and one inch off
the school record of 6'5" held
by Brian Keiling.
Other firsts included Bill
Boyce's first place pole vault at
1 2'6" as well as the sprint relay,
2-mile relay, mile relay and 880
relay.
Two Ashland standouts Roger
Hall and Jim Pardee competed at
the Willamette relay that same
weekend. Roger Hall placed first
in the high hurdles at .4.4
breaking both school and meet
records. Jim Pardee won a first
in th: long jump with a jump of
21'-10Vi".
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"THE BROWN WONDER"
-Ed Beadle takes off in 440
relay team practice while
waiting for the Daton from
team mate Roger Hall. The
team placed second with a
44.8 clocking at Grants Pass.
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