New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania 21 Mar 1998
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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - March 21, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
New Castle red Hurricane a Tate championship game televised on Adelphia Channel 24 and 56 Over the air. Spon Quot a go red Hurricane j new Catte Sharon butter War ran Ohio and Burton Ohio a a 1 Mmore stories Page 15 new Castle is. Harrisburg a canes 30-1 meet cougars 31-1 in state championship game tonight at 8 at Hershey Park Arena rain today. High near 40, Low in 30s. Snow showers sunday. High in 30s, Low in 20s. Flurries monday. High in 30s, Low in 20s. Snow showers tuesday. 1 Ligh in 30s, Low in 20s.weekend weather inside. Meet John r. Zias today a obituaries Index Eleanor a a Ellie Aloe 75, Naperville 111. James j. Quarto 77, Bowie my. Domenick e via 82, 249 Smithfield St. Vito a. Yukner 82, Ellwood City see Page 5 classified.21-29 comics tv.14 crossword.24 daily record .12 entertainment.11 horoscopes.25 living.7-10 money.22 obituaries.5 sports.15-20 remember when recalling the flood of 1913 see Page 2 from Hershey bars to prison bars occupation favorite meal truck Driver retired from Babcock amp cabbage Rolls that my Mother used to Wilcox make birthrate March 6,1941 Hometown Grindstone a. First childhood memory putting water in dads Gas tank at age 3 the greatest influence on my life my Mother last Book i read a Rise and fall of the third Reich by William l. Shirer people May be surprised to know i water ski and ride horses three words that describe me Best honest kind energetic Best advice in be Ever heard what goes around comes around by Judy Hruska news correspondent Andrew pleasant news Jaleesa Sams 9, and her brother Rayj Zon 5, right have canes braided into their hair. For the rear View see Page 6. Jaleesa and Rayj Zon Sams have allowed new Castle High school basketball fever to go straight to their Heads. For each game the youngsters Mother Donna has been braiding the word a a a canes into her children a hair in Celebration of the teams Success. She started the tradition two years ago when she spelled out a steel Erst in their a Dos. The West Side family has attended All the new Castle basketball games and their braids have attracted a lot of attention. Rayj Zon. 5, came up with the idea and like everyone else a sister Jaleesa 9, wanted her hair done like that too said Donna who works As a Secretary. The kids will be sporting their crowns at the Pisa basketball final tonight in Hershey. A different kids want their hair done but i done to have time a Donna said. Dan Natale Hasni to had a lot of spare time lately either. Probably because he and his wife Jamie have been attending All the a canes games and arriving about three hours Early to wait at the door for the Best seat. A we end up in the first or second Row but we done to do it just to get a Good seat a said Natale 24. A a it Sall part of the excitement. If you get there Early enough you see the team get off the bus and cheer them on and boo the other team when they re getting off the bus. A a it a a lot of fun standing out there talking about the game with All the fans a he continued. A when the doors open its like a cattle Stampede. Its the wildest scene in be Ever been through. Actually its hilarious. The adrenaline gets you fired up for the Natale admits that he lives for new Castle basketball and is not interested in College or professional teams. A a they re just not As exciting As new Castle games a he said. Jim Mcadams also loves becoming part of the Fervour. The North Hill resident used to dress As a ref please see fever Page 6saturday Sunda new Castle a March 21-22,1998 118th year no. 165 copyright 1998 now Canatis new new Castle news a canes or a with each step new Castle High took toward today a state final fan support has become More and More contagious Barry Whetzel at Walsh College new castles run to state championship has brought Back special memories for Barry Whetzel but the former a canes Star is no longer interested in the past. Instead he a looking Forward to upcoming parole hearing and starting Over. By Kayleen Cubbal new Castle news like Many new Castle High basketball fans Barry Whetzel wont be Able to attend tonight Spica Quad a championship game in Hershey. The reason for Whetzell a absence is notably different however from the other red Hurricane faithful who simply get a ticket to sold out Hershey Park Arena. Whetzel the Star of the last new Castle team to play for a state title As Well As the Uncle of current starting Point guard Desmond Whetzel is an inmate at the state correctional institution at Waymart located in Wayne county in Northeast Pennsylvania. A former aide and girls basketball coach at the new Castle youth development Center Whetzel is serving a sentence of two to five years. He plea bargained after he was ordered to stand trial in 1995 on sex related charges stemming from his alleged involvement with three girls committed to the facility. It is mostly through press clippings sent to him at the prison that Whetzel is Able to keep up with the goings on of the new Castle basketball team. A there Isnit much up Here on to about High school basketball so i basically wait for the mail to come a Whetzel said. Whetzel is in a minimum Security area of Waymart. He has six hours of free time each Day during which he can work out or participate in sports. Usually he chooses to play basketball with his time. Not surprisingly he is the leading scorer on the varsity basketball team averaging 18 Points per game. He admits that the current new Castle basketball teams run toward the state title has reminded him of 1981-82, when his team just fell Short with a 42-38 loss to Whitehall in the championship game. A a in be been thinking about it a lot especially lately a he said. A we had our Chance and weren table to come through. I definitely Hope this team does it for Whetzel is scheduled for his first parole hearing in july. If it is granted he could be released in september although he said he Isnit familiar enough with the proceedings at this Point to know just what his chances Are. Most of All Whetzel said he wants to Start Over. He was College educated and his Star was on the Rise As a coach when the rdc incident occurred. He thought of fighting the charges but was told by his attorneys please see Whetzel Page 11
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