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lanuary 29, 1976 Thv ~ hmvilh.* I)emocrat/Pathx~mder 5 On TS in th ^0el o "1 ON O~ and from high school every day. a distance of about one country standards, I guess, that's not very far. and really far either. It only seems that way today. door of our house in the middle of the block Avenue. up the hill to Graham. and over to the kids called the Second Avenue woods. We wore a ~uare city block of trees - white oaks mostly, and red, three of us could hardly touch hands with our arms the huge rough-bark trunks. street of town and from there to Montgomery. path. a tree-lined city sidewalk that lad us to our school. way so often that I learned every crack in the every fall. I knew where we could expect to see a certain robin redbreasts built their nests. I knew, too, grew in that little patch of woods and where a lone in spring. I knew where the cranky folks - the ones on their lawn - lived. I knew every inch of the every daily routine of the town - the arrival of the corner of Third and Banner, the Paulus milk truck at old man Jones trudging ahead of us to pick up his paper Shoppe at Third and Raritan. walk-to-school days a week ago as I stepped from the truck, slipped two shells into my over-and-under, and up a hollow in search of grouse. Just as I had learned I to school more than 30 years ago, I have learned every sizeable tract of mostly wooded land. While I may not walked there so often that I now know where every pine tree and every cedar grows. I know round, where honeysuckle grows so thick a man and where deer paths begin and end. I can anticipate hoUow,s inhabitants, too. urge comes on to be out and alone, in the quiet of of game or just hoping for a glimpse of the creatures I head. It was just such a day a few weeks ago. in the tiny run, bubbling quietly under occassional *rusted snow and ice. I followed a path beside the brook to my left and a snow-covered slope to my right for Was here that a ruffed grouse once startled me so that I of mind to even raise my gun. There were no birds OPEN TIL 10 PM EVERY NIGHT PHONE 462-8404 SUPERETTE to cross the run, stepping on stones that seemed someone before me, a long time ago. walked this beautiful hollow the same as I. The old log cabin - a camp - told me so. Voices of others better than I once happily echoed through these hills. and I hiked up and out into an open field, once a e and what remains of clover and grass. I kept an eye ~t found only tracks of two deer. They had watered to the west edge of the field, back to the woods, more than young saplings, head-high brush, briar too. Grouse country! But so far a flush from this forest edge. The food-berries and consumed; the "pheasants" now forage elsewhere. I and as I stood I caught 50 yards away. They stood in the snow (i~ically either had scented or heard - me. They knew I was where. Their ears twitched, their tails moved. as t-moved my arm they bounded off over a knoll path which circled the hill and led to that patch. This. I knew from previous walks, was I walked around, then cut back and up the hill. I clean of bark,-evidence of a buck that also once found the four-point youngster a month before, laying He had been wounded and had worked his way back I iumped my two friends again, as I knew I would. This wouldn't wander very far. I see them on almost home for four grouse, too. I have put them to flight on this season and never had a shot, but that's another | this day - crows, off their roost. The big black birds. heard me until I unwittingly snapped a twig beneath , ht. hour walk in the woods, but in that time I met my two flushed four grouse from a multiflora thicket, and tall cedar tree. I saw song birds, a pileated woodpecker and put a dozen crows off their roost. I found a ground beneath a cedar tree where I sat and as the fresh droppings there indicated, by a the same one I jumped nearby three months before. I As well as I thought I knew my favorite hollow, I to laarn...and find. ORIGINAL PAINTINGS 'lE$ GASOLINE N. Lewis St., Glenville, W.Va. We accept food stamps. It took a lot of maneuvering, but Tun Spencer. Despite Talle's 50 points Despite a 5e-point effort by Salem's Archie Talley last Thursday night. Glenville State College bumped- off the Tigers, 91436. in a West Virginia Conference game at Salem. Talley. the nation's leading scorer for NAIA schools, hit on 22 of 40 field goal attempts and added six fouls for his second 5e-point performance of the season. Hitting on an even 50 percent. 39 of 78 tries, Jim Hartrmtt:l~ot 14 points for the Tigers. The Pioneers had a balanced scoring attack and connected on 38 of 66 shots for 57.6 percent. Sophomore Roger Dingey hit the hoop for 11 of 15 field goals and added two fouls to lead GSC with 24 points. Randy Datcher hit on 14 from the floor and had five fouls connect for 23 points. Tom Coates hit for 18 and Charles Warner got 15. In the first half. the score was tied 10 times before the G-men finally took the lead to stay at 40-39. At the half, I Sporting a balanced scoring attack, Glenville State College nipped West Liberty. 8482. in a West Virginia Conference game at GSC last Tuesday night. The Pioneers held the lead in the game for all but a few seconds of the first quarter. The Hilltoppers hit on 37 of 69 shots for a 53.6 percent average, while the Pioneers tossed in 33 of 71 attempts for 47.9 percent. The Pioneers had five players who broke into double figures with Tom Coates getting 23 points. Charles Warner had 18. Randy Datcher had 15, Rogery Dingey 14 and Wayne Washington got 10. Leading the Hilltoppers with 31 big points was Jim Schmidt. A1 Raszczk added 13 points for West Liberty, Glenville will meet with W. Va. Wesleyan Jan. 28 and Beckley on Jan. 30. see us for all your fishing tackle needs of Rods, Line, Sinkers, Plugs, tiles, Waders, Tackle Boxes, Worm Boxes, Seines, , Fishing License, Life name it, we either have it or we can get it. I Brady, No. 22, got two-points for his effort. He had a total of 28 points against Scoling first and leading through- out the whole game, The Gilmer County Titans surged to a 90-58 win over Spencer. Friday, Jan. 23 at the GSC fieldhouse. The tough Titan defense kept Spencer from scoring throughout most of the first quarter. Spencer finally scored at 2:56 to play in the first making the score 11-2. Gilmer led 17-7 at the end of the first quarter. Gilmer hit 35 of 63 shots for 55.:~ percent and had four starters score in the double figures. Tim Brady led with 28 points, Jerry McPherson added 13 and Don Wilson and John Fox added 12 apiece. For Spencer, Greg Woods led in the scoring department with 12. Dominating rebounding in the game, Gilmer's Wilson grabbed 12, McPherson nine and Brady eight. Kevin Kennedy got 11. At the half, the Titans surged to a 45.25 lead. The Titans outscored Spencer 45-33 in the last 16 minutes. In the third quarter, Brady hit the hoop for six and Don Wilson got nine and Dennis Reese got eight in the fourth. Gilmer led 62-39 at the end of the third and Spencer tried to play catch-up in the fourth, but with no Success. The win upped Gilmer's seasonal record to 6-4 and 4-2 in the LKC. The Titan's next home bout is with Doddridge, January 29 at GSC fieldhouse. Moving? Please send us both old and new addre6sem so that we may make your subscriptiom change without delay. I the Pioneers led 51-47. Talley already had 34 points by that time. The Tigers. which held a 41-35 edge on the boards, dropped to 5.17 for the season and 2-8 in the conference. Glenville is now 8-9 for the season arid 5-5 in the league. After playing at Fairmont on Monday, GSC will host W. Va. Wesleyan Jan. 28. 15 ,Speed Q. Gibson Zenith Washers Refrigerators Televisions See the Zenith Color Sets on display. We install and service all sales. 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