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60 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 7. June 13, 1996 People Continued from page 59 last Sunday aftcrnoon's guest bar- tending benefit for the Bill Deg- nan fund I was introduced to Mar- garct Farlow ("Honest. He really is a sports writer," said Seaford coach Rob Perciful. "Don't let him scare you. He's the real deal." Farlow is a 1993 Seaford graduate and plays Division I field hockey for Rutgers Univer- sity. Margaret scored goals this year against Syracuse and Virgin- ian Wesleyan. "Margaret was a softball player in the spring," track junkie Perciful said. "She may have been the best Seaford runner ever if she wanted," Perci- ful said. "The first time she ran the mile it was near six minutes." You can catch Margaret, actually you probably can't, cruising the dining room and deck waiting ta- bles. Mention the Cape Gazette for a window scat but no guaran- tee what side of the window you'll be on. PROFESSOR MORIARITY- Tim Moriarity is a former hockey writer for Newsday having cov- ered the New York Rangers and New York Islanders during their glory days. He is the father of Maureen Schah of Lewes, a for- mer Lewes Middle School teacher and wife of lawyer Bill Schab, who always goes for the inside pieces on a Nicola's party pizza. (That's where all the good stuff is.) "My dad picked the Florida Panthers right from the begin- ning," Maureen said. Moriarity is in the NHL hall of fame as a writer and is a member of the se- lection committee.. Buck Thompson is shown in playing form during his years at University of Delaware. Thompson Continued from page 59 pleting his eligibility at Delaware, he played two years of profession- al football with the Brooklyn Dodgers of the old American Con- ference. He set a record by catch- ing nine consecutive passes in the second half of a ballgame. "After the war there just weren't that many professional football teams," Thompson said. "There were some great players and everyone was tough." After a 25 year career as a guid- ance counselor at Upper Darby High School, Thompson and his wife, Joan, also a counselor whom he met at Delware and married in 1950, moved to Lewes. He be- came a career counselor at Cape Henlopen while Joan held a simil- iar position at Wooodbridge. "I was appointed to the Univer- sity of Delaware Board of Trustees in 1985 and thenthe greatest honor of my life was be- ing appointed Chairman of the Committee on Athletics in 1987. That committee was chaired for 40 years by the late Bob Carpen- ter, who in 1940 brought Delaware football into the big time. Bob was a great friend of mine and the best friend the Uni- versity of Delaware ever had." Thompson continues to labor as a sports administrator for the Uni- versity of Delaware currently spearheading an effort to develop a sports hall of fame on campus. "Sometimes I look around and I can't believe I'm working with all these accomplished people," Thompson said. 'Tm just a little guy from Manasquan, New Jer- sey." Fortunately, "The Buck" stopped by for a Delaware visit. Lewes Expos edge Millsboro Dodgers 7-5 The Lewes Expos (5-0) hosted the Millsboro Dodgers on Wednesday, June 5 and won 7-5. Ryan Whibley and Adam Scott combined a pitching effort to al- low just four hits and one earned run while striking out 8. Both Scott and Nick Shaffer were two for two while Whibley had three runs scored. Scott had three RBIs and Jake Ford drove in the go- ahead run with a sacrifice fly. For the Dodgers, Bob Jenkins and Tony Citron were both 2 for 4 and Jenkins had two runs scored. Brad Cordrey pitched four innings of five hit ball for Millsboro. The Lewes Senior League Expos host- ed the Milton Phillies on May 30, with the Expos winning 10-2. Beach Ball scores plus at Crab Barn The opening matches of the Crab Barn Beach volleyball League were underway Tuesday, June 4, when Balthaser General Contracting defeated Deiter Con- struction 2-0. Mixed Nuts claimed a win over Bud Lite 2-0, Long Neck Car Care was victori- ous over Clyde Quigley masonry 2-1, and Caswell Plumbing posted a win against East Coast/Baldwin 2-0. Play action continues Tuesday, June 11, where Laid Back Larry faces Cini Electric at 6:30 p.m. The Starboard meets East Coast/Baldwin at 7:30 p.m., Caswell Plumbing vies for a win against Long Neck Car Care at 8:30 p.m., and Clyde Quigley Ma- sonry challenges All Out Sports at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, Mixed Nuts rallies Cini Electric at 6:30 p.m., Long Neck Car Care and Deiter Construction meet at 7:30 p.m., Bud Lite seeks a win over Balthaser General Contracting at 8:30 p.m., and Sun Homes Con- struction battles Vogel Construc- tion at 9:30 p.m. Crab Barn offers Tuesday "A Buck is a Buck" night with $1 burgers and $1 Buds and Thurs- day "Caswell Special" featuring one pound of shrimp and a pitcher of beer for $11.95. Support your favorite teams and enjoy good food where great crabs meet! Henlopen Soccer Club opens season June 15 The Henlopen Soccer Club opens it 1996 summer season on Saturday, June 15 for boys and girls ages four through 17. This instructional and recre- ational program will be held at Lewes Middle School and regis- tration is open all year long. The fee is $10 for players ages six and under and $12 for players ages seven and up. For more informa- tion call 684-1475 or 947-1851. The program is affiliated with the Delaware Youth Soccer Asso- ciation and United States Soccer Federation. Cape Region Athletes Of The Week SNIPPETS- East side, bayside, all around the town. Delmarva lacrosse has left the runway and promises to be airborne longer than a hot air balloon in a twister.(Skipped the obvious Val- ue Jet joke.) The Sussex Tech school board approved a Raven squad for next season. Indian River will also be- gin a lacrosse program. Parkside and Steven Decatur are into the second year of their programs.Registration forms for the RBSL can now be picked up at Atlantic Cellular on the south- bound US 1 highway. The regis- tration fee is $25 dollars for both the older 15 to senior citizen (Brad Hickman joke) and the new youth league. Play begins June 12 for the older guys and June 26 in the 9 through 15 league .... Cape grapplers Frankie Payton and Eric Beaman took head wrestling coach Chris Mattioni on a late evening frog gigging adven- ture last weekend on some pond near Milton. It doesn't get anymore down- home than that. Nothing like a late night gig with only a flash light to light up your life. Go on now ,gift MAUREEN HALL Maureen Hall trains hard- er than she races most of the time except in the fall when hard work converts to quali- ty times. Hall, a 31 year old pre-school teacher, took the field to class at last Sunday's Grove Park 5K winning the womens overall title in a time of 18:23. Marian owns a personal best of 17:14 for 5k and while in college at Tow- son state ran 2:07 for 800m. OSSIE WARRINGTON The "Wizard of Oz" Ossie Warrington completed his high school golf career by placing tenth in the state championship meet. War- rington was Cape's most consistent golfer this season and was selected to the sec- ond team Henlopen All Con- ference team. "Easy Oz" fin- ished the state meet only five stokes off the lead in the 18 hole tournament. SHAUN JONES Shaun Jones of Dover won medalist honors at last week's golf championships leading Dover to the state ti- tle. Shaun is the son of for- mer Rehoboth High stand- out athlete Paul Jones and uncle Rick Jones was Cape's number one linkster in the early seventies. Grandfather Walt Jones owns and oper- ates Midway Par Three. Mark Moore is a counsin. REGGIE MILLER Reggie Miller of Rehoboth will compete in aquatics and track and field in the June 7th and 8th statewide Spe- cial Olympics in Newark, Delaware. Miller's team- mates in the unified 25m freestyle swim are Kim Carmine, Jody Moore and Richard Miller. Track com- rades are Jerry Caudill, Rich Daisey and Barry Steele. Go for the gold!