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own in e The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder --- Thursday, Jan. 22, - 2004 Page 7 t FADEAWAY ACTION -Senior captain Andrew Harding attempts this fadeaway runner against the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals in last Thursday's action. Harding scored eight points in the Pioneers' loss. Harding is nationally-ranked at No. 14 in assists with an average of 3.0 per game. (Photos by Dave Corcoran, Sr.) Cardinals 37-percent to 33-percent. ment play. Lady Pioneers'Stats: Glenville also outrebounded Wheel- "This team makes plays when they Jan. 3 ing55-35with22offensiverebounds, absolutely have to," Harold said. "We Glenville State 67 Carrie Triplett led all scorers with took good care of the basketball and Carson Newman 64 ! 7 points and eight rebounds,shot very well." Scoring: Rachel Redick 11-27 24, Tracy Wyatt recorded a triple-In the first game ofthe tournament, Tracy Wyatt 5-15 14, Katie Martin 4- double with 16points, I1 assists, and the Lady Pioneers faced Carson 11 8, Shari Walker 5-11 8, Katie ten rebounds. Wyatt also had seven Newman. Redick led the way with 24 Wimer 3-8 6,Casey Taylor 3-66, and steals on zero turnovers, points, while Tracy Wyatt added 14. JennyCampbellO-21.3-PointGoals: Katie Wimer had 15 points and Katie Martin and Shari Walker added Redick 3,and Walker2. Rebounding nine rebounds, while Jenny Campbell eight apiece, leaders: Martin 6, and Wyatt 5. As- recorded a double-double with 14 Glenville won by just three points, sists leaders: Wyatt 8, and Walker 6. points and ten rebounds. 67-64, even though they were outshot Steals leader: Wyatt 4. The Lady Pioneers defeated in field goal and free throw percent- Jan, 4 Fairmont State 62-58 in a close battle age (42-percent to 40-percent FG, 71- Gienville State 73 'on Mon., Jan. 12 at the Joe Retton percent to 67-percent FT), and JohnsonC. Smith69 Arena in Fairmont. outrebounded 51 to 28. Scoring: Redick 13-21 27, Wyatt The Lady Pioneers sported three in However, the Lady Pioneers made 9-17 26, Martin 3-3 7, Taylor 2-8 4, double figures to lead No. I 0-ranked three more treys than Carson Newman Wimer 2-6 4, Sheena Davis 2-2 3, and Glenville to the victory, and commiUed 15 fewer turnovers. Campbell 1-2 2. 3-Point Goals: Came Triplett recorded 20 points Then, the Lady Pioneers defeated Redick 5, Wyatt 4, and Davis 1. Re- and five rebounds. Tracy Wyatt to- the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls bounding leaders: Wimer 6, Redick taled 15 points, five rebounds, and 73-69 the next day to claim the tour- 6, Taylor 5, and Wyatt 5. Assists five assists. Rachel Redick.added 12 nament, leaders: Wyatt 3, and Redick 3, and points, five rebounds, and four as- "Redick and Wyatt were outstand- Wimer 3. Steals leader: Wyatt 3. sists, ing from 3-Point land," said Harold. Jan. 12 Overall, the Lady Pioneers com- Redick was five of seven and WyattGlenville State 62 mitted just five turnovers, while was four of five. Fairmont State 58 Fairmont turned the ball over 14 times. The Lady Pioneers shot 45-percent Scoring: Triplett 11-20 20, Wyatt It was only the the fourth time in the from inside the arc, compared to 67- 6-11 15, Redick 7-20 12, Campbell 2- ~past five years that a WVC team has per6ent outside the arc. "We shot bet- 85,Martin2-85,Walker2-53,Wimer turned the ball over five times or less ter from the 3:Point line than we did 1-3 2. 3-Point Goals: Triplett 4, in a basketball egame. Head coach two-pointers," Coach Harold empha- Redick 3, Wyatt 2, and Walker 1. Steve Harold commented, "This is sized. Leading the way once again Rebounding leaders: Campbell 6, very rare to have just five turnovers." was Redick with 27 and Wyatt with Wyatt 5, Triplett 5, and Martin 5. "It was one of those classic battles 26. Assists leaders: Wyatt 5, and Redick and we really executed well," stated The Lady Pioneers take their act on 4. Blocks leader: Redick 2. Steals Coach Harold. "Wyatt was fighting the road this week, first at Concord on leader: Redick 3. her blood-sugar levels and couldn't Thurs., Jan. 22, then Sat., Jan. 24 toJan. 17 see that well." West Virginia State. Glenville State 67 "Triplett and Wyatt are gutsy. What The Lady Pioneers look to extend Salem International 51 they do is unbelievable in terms of their home-winning streak the fol- Scoring: Redick 11-19 23, taking their bodies to the limit," added lowing week against Charleston and Campbell 5-812, Wimer4-612, Wyatt Harold. Bluefield. 3-13 6, Triplett 3-7 6, Martin 2-5 4, The Lady Pioneers won the Ocean At 54-straight home wins, Coach Davis 1-5 2, and Taylor 1-4 2.3-Point City, Maryland Holiday Hoopla,Harold made it clear, "We have to Goals: Redick 3, and Triplett 1. Re- which was played on Jan. 3-4. take our games one at a time. Wecan't bounding leaders: Wyatt 8, Taylor With Triplett out due to a sciatic get caught up in the streak. We have 5. Assists leaders: Wyatt 5, and nerve condition which produces great to play to win and not to keep from Campbell 3. Steals leaders: Wyatt 4, lower back pain, the Lady Pioneers losing. Streaks are like anything, they and Campbell 3. had to collect theirselves for tourna- can get away from you." ENTRY PASS - 6-1 Senior Jonathan Burge makes an entry pass into the high post to 6-4 Senicr Jermaine By Shaun Smith free throws," Tomblin added. Higginbotham in the second half against Salem International. Burge finished the contest with 14 points and Sports Reporter The frosh converted on 12 of 16 nine rebounds, while Higginbotham finished with 11 points and four boards. TheGilmerCounty Freshmen Boys' free throws in the final quarter of play By Shaun Smith forth in the first half when a direc- Sports Reporter tional play occurred. Harding took The Gienville State Pioneers came what looked like a charge, but he was up short in two WVIAC heine games called for blocking with 8:08 remain- this past week to Wheeling Jesuit and ing. Salem Internationa!. Senior Jonathan Burge scored a to- The Pieneers fought hard in the tal of 14 points, coming up big in the Salem game, but fatigue and injuries first half. would prevent the Pioneers from cap- Following two free throws made by turing the home victory. " Harding, Burge scored a deuce to put "Salem and Wheeling are two teams the Pioneers 32-29. that will beat a lot of other teams in As the Tigers answered back to our conference," stated'head coach make it 32-31,'Harding made a great Chad Hankinson. dish scoop pass to Burge, who con- Salem International defeated vetted with 23 seconds remaining, to Charleston. a top-ranked school,put the Pioneers up 34-31 at the half. Mon., Jan. 19. The Pioneers fought hard with their "We played agreat first half against injuries, but would go on to lose 77- Salem," stated Coach Hankinson. 64. "We outrebounded them by ten and"We've played three games all sea- outscored them by three." son long with a full roster," Coach - SeniorpointguatdAndrewHarding Hankinson explained. was the story here Saturday night, With a roster that isn't too deep, Jan. 17 against the Tigers. Harding i njuriesinclude: BryantTaylor, who's had a game-high 27 points to go along playing at about 50%; Anthony "Rice" _ with gix rebounds and four assists. McGeathey, who's out, due to broken "Harding has been consistent allfacebones;andJonathanBurge, who's year long-he's great on the drive," playing on a weak ankle. Hankinson added. "When McGeathey is back, we can Harding is just Eve points away expect to do better on the boards," from breaking the 1,000-point mark, i which he'll probably accomplish Thurs., Jan. 22 against Concord The two teams battled back and Basketball team, now 5-2, has won four consecutive games. Coming off of a huge win against Class AAA Summersville last Mon., Jan. 19, the Titans are starting to come tough teams to beat," Hankinson went together as a team. on. "Summorsville beat us 67-46 when In the Pioneers' home opener, the we first played them," stated head Wheeling Cardinals came out on top coach Wendall Tomblin, "So we are 77-66. The Pioneers shot only 32-percent improving as a team. Tim White scored a game-high 24 in comparison to the Cardinals 28- points, followed by big efforts by percent in the first half. Glenville James George (13 points) and Dustan trailed 27-22"at the half. "Wh ling shot well in the second Fox (12 points). "Fox went down with a sprained half and outrebounded us," said ankle at the beginning of the fourth Hankinson. The Pioneers were outrebounded quarter," Tomblin explained. "But our 40-38 and gave up 17 offensive re- other players rose to the occasion and bounds, took over. George and White picked "One advantage to our injury issues up the slack." Also scoring for the Titans were: is that freshmen Jared Donelly and Andrew Sirbaugh (5), Josh Hardman Luke Gibson are getting experience," (2), and Steven Parsons (2). Hankinson went on. "Three points won this game for us: "We will get there," Hankinson fewer turnovers, better defense, and emphasized. Scoring: Andrew Harding 8-12 27, Gilmer Coun Jonathan Burge 5-18 14, Jermaine Higginbotham 5-13 1 I, Kenyon Jones 4-8 10, and Jared Donelly 0-5 2. No3- Point Goals were made. Team FG % -41.5. Rebound leaders: B urge 9 and Harding 6. Assist leader: Harding 4. Hankinson replied. The Pioneers play at Concord this "InorderforourteamtobeatWheel- Thurs., Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m. and ing and Salem, we must play well at a against at West Virginia State this full 100-percent because they are Sat., Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. to capture the huge victory. On the previous Mon., Jan. 12, the Freshmen traveled to Clay County, a tough place to play. "It was hard to play there against Clay," stated Tomblin. Tim White once again led all scor- ers with 17, and James George tallied 14 to help the Titans defeat the Pan- thers 43-27. "James George stepped up and came to play that night," Tomblin com- mented. "This was one of his better games of the season." Fox, who got into foul trouble early, came up with eight markers for the evening. Jared Reaser and Anthony Edwards both had two each. "The difference lately has been our drive in the second half, especially in the final quarter of play," stated Coach Tomblin. The Freshmen team will p!ay at home against Ritchie County next Mon., Jan. 26 at 6:00 p.m. Little League will have a meeting on Mon., an. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gilmer County Rec. Center to The Gilmer Titans take on Class AA Graflon at home this Fri., Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Grafton, whose record is 7-2, just came offa huge win o 'er Class AAA t C. Bryd. "Grafton is as ath- letic as anybody we've played. They can shoot as well as the best we've W. Va. Hunting and Fishing Show on a first come-first serve basis to all show patrons. This is the 18th year for the show and it's not only the largest and high- est attended hunting and fishing show in West Virginia, but it also boasts the highest attendance of any show in the state. Proceeds from the show are used for conservation activity, wild- life projects, and youth education. Foradditional information, you may contact us at 304-768-9999 or www. wvtrophyhunters, com. This year's WV Hunting and Fish- ing Show will feature some interest- : ingseminars. Theshow will take place Jan. 23-25 at the Charleston Civic Center and offers the outdoorsman a little of everything in the way of hunt- ing, fishing, and outdoor equipment. Below is the listing of seminars for each day of the show, along with the whitetail deer antler scoring times. All scoring is conducted by teams of WV DNR biologists and DNR asso- ciates and is a free service provided ml lllll~llllmml lllm7 F- 'ff'04" / -Hunting & Fishing Show Presentation Schedule 6:00p.m.o7:OOp.m.: Coyote calling and hunting - Tom Bechdel of Fox Pro. | 7:00pm.-8:00p.m.: Chronic Wasting Disease and what your DNR is doing to I I protect the WV Deer herd - Jim Crum (WV DNR Deer Biologist). I SaL, Jan. 24 | w 11:00a.m.- 12:00p.m.: Proper field care and skinning of your trophy and What w m to look for in finding a Taxidermist - Chad Cole of Cole's Wildlife Taxidermy. I I 12:00p.m.- 1:00p.m.- Coyote calling and hunting - Tom Bcchdel of Fox Pro. ! I 1:00p.m.-2:0Op.m.: S[outhem WV Black Bear Re,arch Project - Chris Ryan of | WV DNR. w 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.: Ohio River Fisheries Update and Chris O' Bara (WVDNR m | Fisheries Biologist), I | -Sun.3Jan. 25 I I 12.'O0p.m.-1:00p.m.: Coyote calling and hunting - Tom Bechdel of Fox Pro I t* I Whltetai4 Deer Scoring. [ | Fri., Jan. 23 - 3:00p.m - 8:00p.m. - WV DNR I .Sat., Jan. 24 - 10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. - WV DNR I ' / .Sun., Jan. 25 - 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. - WV DNR / 1-- m m m m m m m m m mmm m m m mmm m m mm m m m m mm Join the Pioneer Athletic Club, call 462-4102 ic,ecto~cers ~the2004~l played. And, they can hustle with the best of them," explained Shuff. "They're not going to back down." The Gilmer County Titans appreci- ate the huge crowd that went to Cal- houn last Friday and would like to thank everyone for their support. "We've had great turnouts, and we'd like to see the gym packed again on Friday-it means a lot to the team," Shuff made clear. With the only game in town on Friday, the Titans expect a big turn- out. "Wear blue-it's going to be a dogfight," Shuff commented. The next six of eight games the Titans play are at home; however, they are no easy rides. Having No. 1 status means you are a target. 7th Grade Lady Mini-Titans Jan. 5 Gilmer 22, Wirt 25 Scoring: Ashley McHenry 2, Sara Mohr 4, Samantha Loudin 2, Brook Turner 13, .and Brittany Ellyson 1. Leadiffg Rebounders: Turner 12, and Loudin 7. Philly Steak and Cheese Use Cedar Creek State Park; it's a recreational jewel in the rural Appalachian Mountains! All Carhartt products except jeans 15% Off .so. Price O 10 '/o Off Reg. Price McDonald's introduces, for a limited time, a tasty addition to our lunch and dinner menu. Gr~led steak and onions piled high on a hoagy-style bun with white american cheese. Try one today in an Extra Value Meal, with a medium f~ and a medium drink for $4.99 plus tax. McDonald s of Glenmlle, where good food and fast, friendly service are never out of st e. Enjoy Hot and Tasty Open 5:ooam Mon-Sat Brouoli Cheeee 6:ooam on Sundays or Vegetable Beef $1.69 a cup Ma>ondd's of (. mvi 462-5oIo Jan. 12 Gilmer 24, Calhoun 6 Scoring: McHenry 1, Loudin 10, Turner 13. Jan. 14 Gilmer 23, Calhoun 16 ScOring: Mohr 2, Ellyson 2, Loudin 7, Tu er 9, Langman 3. " Jan. 17 Gilmer 16, Rip*ley 32 Scoring: McHenry 4, Lora Gray 2, Turner 10. Current Record 2-4. Next Game: Wirt Co. on Jan. 27 at Home 6:00/ 7:30 p.m. 8th Grade Lady Mini-Titans Jan. 5 8th Grade: Gilmer 57, Wirt 8 Scoring: Sara Mohr 2, Emma Hickman 5, Mackenzie Langman 2, Catherine Butcher 19, Melissa Cole 9, Caitlin Bamberger 17. Leading rebounders: Bamberger 17, and Cole 6. Steals: Bamberger 5, Hickman 2, and Butcher 2. Jan. 12 Gilmer 47, Calhoun 20 Scoring: Calhoun 2, Cole 4, Hickman 5, Bamberger 12, Butcher 24. Leading rebounders: Bamberger 13, Butcher 9, Cole 7. Jan. 14 Gilmer 52, Calhoun 13 Scoring: Calhoun 4, Kennedy 2, Butcher 21, Hickman 4, Bamberger 17, Cole 4. Leading rebounders: Bamberger 8, Kennedy 6, Cole 5. Jan. 17 Gilmer 23, Ripley t3" Scoring: Butcher 13, Bamberger 4, Cole 6. Leading rebounders: Cole ! 2, Bamberger 7, Hickman 5. Current Record: 6-0. Next Game: Jan. 27-Wirt County at Home 6:00/ " 30 p.m. I I 1