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90 - CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, October 9 - October 15, 1998 Cape soccer looking to improve: defense the goal By Brat Williams Highly improved Polytech, Middletown and Smyrna sur- prised Cape's soccer team last week as Cape's record fell to 1-7- 1. Despite the high intensity of the games and the improvement shown by various members of the squad, Cape was unable to pro- duce any offensive results except for a couple of converted penalty kicks. Wind gusts deterred much of the play during the Polytech game. Despite having the wind advantage, Cape was unable to produce any combinations that could make it past an impregnable defense. Polytech was able to counterattack and placed a finely nized Polytech squad was able to once again put the ball into the back of the Vikings' cage. Meisner later tried to punt a saved shot to the halfbacks WILLIAMS when the ball struck the back of a Polytech play- er and rolled into the goal. With a three goal advantage, Polytech tried to pack the defense and play aggressively. During one play, Polytech fouled a Cape player re- sulting in a penalty kick: Brett Williams was able to calmly de- liver the ball into the lower left ranking in the state rankings. Cape's effort was full of energy as the first half ended with the score only 2-0. The energy dwindled away as the constant pressure from Middletown's attack and midfield chipped away at the Viking's defense. Despite Williams' penalty shot, Cape could find no way of getting past the defense of Middletown. 'q'hat is a real problem we have. We win the ball and the play stops and we can't continue. We need to continue learning to play as a team and trust one another," said Brian Sentman. Cape's defense was unable to stop the Middletown scoring ma- chine as they found the net five struck ball past goalkeeper Brian corner to finish the game 3-1. more times. The scoring ended Meisner. Highly ranked Middletown with a penalty kick for Middle- Cape struck to strike some fire proved to be a very highly skilled town. With the score 7-1, Cape into their play but a well-orga- team with a deserving 4th place tried to find the positive out of me." Aiken said fishing is much rable legacy for Delaware's future Aiken morethan how many fish you can after founding the groundbreaking catch. "If you show them [new- organization in 1961, a legacy comers] the purity of the sport, it's which began with his beloved Continued from page 89 gone. Then another wave hit me and knocked me back on the rocks. I saw something brown floating and it was my rod handle. I picked it up and the fish was still on." He said that 25-pound striper was big enough to win a local tournament, just besting the fish caught by his jetty-fishing partner, "Big Tom," who had his own nar- row escape when he fell on the jetty. 'q'hey are things you never forget," Aiken said. "The good Lord was sure looking out for Fishing Continued from page 89  had success at B Buoy with floun- der, trout, croaker and sea bass. A reminder that R & R's striper tournament begins Saturday, Oct. 10. It is free, but you must register in advance in person at the store. Lewes Harbour Marina's tautog tournament is also underway. The top three places are now held by the same angler, Ron Hixon, with three fish over five pounds. Hixon's biggest tog was 6.9 pounds. Offshore Offshore action has been spotty and is winding down. But Lewes Harbour reports one great catch, a 168 pound mako shark caught by Doug Rowat. Rowat Was fishing on the charter boat, the Fish On. Bethany-Fenwick surf tourney set Oct. 10-11 d,,- rJ, i caw# ,fad ,'izee is up for grabs at the Bethany- Fenwick Area Chamber of Com- merce's Annual Fall Fishing Tournament, the largest surf-fish- ing tournament on the Mid-At- lantic Coast. not catching fish, it's relaxing and the competition and being out there with mother nature." A place for Ted Delaware's state park system now has an exhibit at Trussum Pond to honor Ted Harvey. Dur- ing his life, Harvey was instru- mental in protecting many of Delaware's most scenic areas, ar- eas like the Appoquinimink River, the Augustine River system, Mil- ford Neck, Woodland Beach and Angola Neck, after founding Delaware Wild Lands Inc. The late Harvey left a memo- II In addition, $25,000 could be awarded to the lucky angler who lands a Delaware state record bluefish. The tournament will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11. Tournament headquarters will be located at the chamber of co,m- merce office and information cen- ter on Route 1 northbound in Fen- wick Island. Fishing areas will in- clude the north side of the Indian River Inlet south to the end of Fenwick Island (walk-ons only, in town limits). Prizes will be given for: the largest fish, $1,000; reaost points, $750; second most poimts, $500; other prizes will be giwen for a children's division. Registration may be done at the chamber office from 10 a.m. tto 6 p.m. on the day of the tournamlent beginning at 6 a.m. The coslt is $20 per angler and $30 for a fmi- ly. For registration after Oc't.2, add a $5 late fee. The tournament is sponsored by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Cham- ber of Commerce and is supported by the ige/aware Mobile Surf Fishermen. If you are interested in volun- teering as a judge or rider or would like an application, drop a line to the chamber at 800-962- SURF or 302-539 2100. Trussum Pond. "I remember his saying that Trnssum Pond was seemingly kid- napped from the deep South and plopped down in Delaware for posterity," said his son Rusty Har- vey. "He just felt it was a little jewel in the diamond state." such an experience to bring into them 2-1 last year. They probably the next game: Smyrna. are looking for blood tonight," A quick Smyrna traveled to Mike Zygmonski said before the Cape's field with opportunity in game. His prediction was correct the air. "I remember we only beat Continued on page 92 START A HOME-BASED BUSINESS. WORK FLEXIBLE HOURS. ENJOY UNLIMITED EARNINGS. AVON, CALL TOLL FREE (800) 735-8867 , Highway One in the Midway Village Shops Mon.- Fri. 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m. Sat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening 7:10 - 9 p.m Sunday Noon - 5 p.m. FAX 644-2066 645-8350 227-2500 GOLF PARK R EH 0 B 0 T H B E A C H Golf Shop Outlet End of Summer Blowout Sale! Par 3 Course , 18 Hole Putting Course Lessons & Clinics Golf Leagues Play Golf at Night Under The Lights!