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88 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 19 - June 25, 1998 j Fronl The Ca Gazette's "00raveler Series::: Romano wins horse show division prize Anthony Romano, 13, of Lewes, is shown riding Cheeters, age 7. Romano and Cheeters were the highest point earners at the horse show held at Winswept Stables May 23. This team also won their division at the Menfelt Horse Trails in Freder- ick, Md., a few weeks earlier. Romano, a student at Winswept Stables, will attend a Ju- nior U. S. Combined Training camp later this month. When he's not riding, Romano also enjoys baseball and basketball. By Dave Frederick BIG LEAGUE HARDBALL - According to Big League coach Mike Cunningham, the local boys took an old-fashioned butt-kicking last Sunday, June 14, losing to Millsboro 17-2. The game was limited to five innings because of the "slaughter rule." Adam Scott started for Cape but just didn't have it, getting hit around in an in- ning and a half of work. Scott Townsend, who coach Cunning- ham and ! talked into playing this summer, took over for Adam and threw the. ball pretty well for someone who hasn't pitched in two years. Scott iitched three in- nings. Bob Baker, Jason Orlen, who played for Cunningham in Senior League before he moved to Millsboro, and Jay Balback all were 3 for 4 for Millsboro. One of Baiback's hits was a homerun. Cape had six hits on the evening. BLUE HEN NEWS - The Uni- versity of Delaware football team will open the season at home un- der the lights on Thursday, Sept. 3, (Seinfield replacement?) by host- ing the Minute Men of the Univer- sity of Massachusetts. UMASS will be coached by first-year head coach Mark Whipple. According to universitY Athletic Director Edgar Johnson, "We had great success with our first night game back in 1991. Moving this game to Thursday night gives our students and fans the chance to attend the game before heading out for the Labor Day weekend. Lighting for the game will be provided by Musco Lighting of Davenport, Iowa, which begs the question, "How come we ain't got no big lights in Delaware?" REHOBOTH JUNIOR OPEN ' - The much-anticipated results have arrived from the 1998 Re- hoboth Junior Open Golf Tourna- ment held June 15. In the girls competition, Brooke Bendler was the winner, shooting an 83. Mary Helmick was second with a 93. In the boys championship division, Tyler Witman and Jim Finnerty each shot 74 to force a one-hole playoff, which was won by Wit- man, who shot par. Age group winners for the boys: Jared Goslee with a round of 80 in the 11-13 di- vision, followed by a score of 84 from Michael Williams; in the 14- 15 age bracket, Tyler Semmelman and Zac Oakley tied at 78, forcing a one-hole playoff, which was won by Semmelman who shot par for the victory. A record i 14 ju- niors competed in the tournament. "WRASTLIN' CLINIC" - Cape wrestling coach Chris Mat- tioni has announced a summer wrestling clinic at Cape Henlopera High School from June 22 through June 25. The Cape will instruclt grapplers of all ages and experi-- ence from beginners to those with varsity experience. The cost i.,s $25. Session One will run from 9 a.m. through noon for wrestler,s ages 6-11. The older wrestlers, 12,- 18, will work out from 6 to 9 p.ml. The camp will instruct on take- downs, escapes, tilts, setups, throws and pinning combinations. Coach Dave Kennedy, an assistant at Bloomsburg University, will be on hand to instruct, along with Cape assistant wrestling coach Andy Nowakowski. For further in- formation contact coach Chris Mattioni at 645-771 !. L. . > NOA The Gazette goes north to find real winter Wanting to experience real winter, Fred and Marjorie Olson of Dewey Beach went to an elderhostel in Finland over Christmas and New Year's. While in Tomie, at the top of the Gulf of Bothnia, the group made a visit to Santa Claus who lives at the arctic circle just north of Rovaniemi. At the arctic circle, pictured here, the Olsons confirmed on their Global Positioning System (GPS) that yes, indeed, they were at 66 degrees 16 minutes N, 25 degrees, 19 minutes E. For a few minutes they were quite blissful- the beautiful snow, the brilliant sunshine, the bite in the air - and it was real winter. But they quickly brought themselves back to reality with a glance at their Cape Gazette. The newspaper reminded them instantly of back home in the Cape Region at 38 degrees 41 minutes N, 75 degrees 4 minutes W. In its cold, factual manner, the Cape Gazette can do that. With the Gazette, they saw their way clearly to the Bahamas John and Marie Cooper of Seabreeze, Rehoboth Beach, spent a few days in the Bahamas in November of 1997. While relaxing at the pool of the Princess Resort in Freeport, John caught up on the hometown news of the latest Cape Gazette. Marie, being a patient of Halpern Eye Associates for 50 years, won the trip during Halpem's 50th Anniversary celebration in 1997. The trip improved the couple's vision: Ne could see doing a lot of this," they said. CAPE ETTTR SJIBSCPdIIPTO/ COLIPOlq Please deliver all the local news to: Please print Your name Your address City one State ZIP Second address (Snowbird) SUBSCRIPTION RATES (Enclose check) D $25 Sussex County (52 wk) Q $13 Sussex County (26 wk) 121 $40 Out-of-County (52 wk) n $22 Out-of-County (26 wk) 121 $30 Snowbird mailed Out-of-County part of the year. D $30 College Student (9 me.) 0 $2 Senior Citizen Discount (52 wk) Make check payable and mail to: Cape Gazette, PO Box 213, Lewes, DE 19958, or call to place credit card order at 1-302-645-7700.