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Page 4 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, February 20, 2003 I Saturday night will mark the sec- finals of the Little Kanawha Confer- end consecutive Gilmer County-ence boys' 'Night of Champions' ex- Parkershurg Catholic rematch in the travaganza. The Titans, last Friday, +ll~l~./ "='-" GCHS ON TOP? -- After fighting back from numerous deficits during the Braxton County game on Fri. evening, Feb. 14, Titan Anthony Reale (No. 12, left, background) got back fast on defense, as he'd just put GCHS ahead, 56-54, with 49 seconds remaining in the contest. Nevertheless, Braxton did tie it up at 56 to throw the game into an overtime, in which the Titans prevailed, 69-64. Titan Coach Steve Shuff praised Reale for hitting several 3-pointers at the end of the game and in the overtime. (Staff photos by Dave Corcoran, Sr.) nipped rival Braxton in nail biting, "It was a great win; the team stuck overtime fashion, 69-64, to claim the together, and that's the way it should Southern title. In the overtime, the be as we get down to tournament Titans lit up the scoreboard for 13 time," observes Titan Coach Steve points to finish interdivisional play in Shuff. the south 8-2. Continuing, he adds, "Every player The difference in the contest came gave his all -- Anthony Reale got from behind the 3-point arch, An- some crucial 3-pointers down the thony Reale (four) and Nick Dent stretchandNickDentwastheleading (three) combining for seven while scorer. This game was a good tool in Braxton managed only a pair of long our tool box of skills for taking on range goals. Parkersburg Catholic in the 'Night of Dent was on fire all night long, Champions.' " finishingwithagame-high33points. Nevertheless, for his team's Reale and 6'8" Seth Butler were next Valentine's Day contest against arch- in line with 14 points each, followed rival, Braxton County High School, by Seth McHenry (four) and Jacob the win was definitely a"sweet one." Lilly and Josh Edwards (two apiece). He states, "Whenever we beat Brax- e ilmer JV FEB. 6, 2003 Wirt 38 Gilmer 35 Wirt (leader)-Mark Lemon (18). Gilmer-Bryant Somerville (I I), Ben Huffman (eight)+ Seth McHenry (six). Ronnie Morris and Adrian Duelley (five each). FEB. 10, 2003 Gilmer 57 Calhoun 49 Gilmer-McHenry (20). Huff'man ( 1 I ), Somerville ( I 0), Duelley (eight), Richard Ratliff(six) and Morris (two)+ Calhoun (leader)-Mike Batten (17). Former NFL Player to speak at GSC On Friday. Feb. 21, Frank Reich, one of the best backup quarterbacks huge loss at ,, the history of the NFL, will be speaking to GSC student athletes about perseverance and overcoming adver- sity. Reich, known for his incredible Glenville State saw its chances of comebacks, will begin at 8 p.m. in the hosting the NCAA Division II East ABAuditorium. Regionaldimmedhugely Saturday night ~ A!I~opl B~u,d by losing at WV Wesleyan, 68-52. The Lady Pioneers actually led 31- [ FoPGlenViH+ 23 late in the first half before the : { ..... biggerandtalentedLadyBobcatstook Wirt County standout Christy control. The two teams will play a rematch this Saturday at the Jesse R. Lilly Gymnasium. Wesleyan veteran Andrea Gianni led the winners with 22 points. The Bobcats shot 47. 1% for the game. For Glenville, Tracy Wyatt led the way with 18 points followed by back court mate Elise Pettinger with i I. Glenville scored just 21 second half points, shooting just 17.4% during TITAN VICTORY IN OVERTIME-- GCHS's Nick Dent (center, at foul that 20-minute span. line) hits one ot many clutch foul shots in the game's waning seconds In the men's tilt, Chad Hankinson's in leading his Titan team to an overtime victory over Braxton County, 69- Pioneers Sb+w its four game wffming 64, with 33 points. The Titans are now preparing to close out their streaksnapbyatalentedBobeatsquad. regular season and to go to the Little Kanawha Valley Conference 74-66. championship game in Parkersburg at the end of the week. Wesleyan had led 41-27 at inter- Fresh Boys' FEB. 3, 2003 (16). Roane 53 Gilmer 43 FEB. 13, 2003 Roane (leadersJ-Brian Snodgrass Clay 70 Gilmer 38 and Kevin McMillan (14 each).Clay(leader)-Derek Knopp (13). ~-Charlie Smith (12), Ben ~-Tomblin (14), Weaver Ramezan(eight),Jesse Darby(seven), (seven), Barbe (six), Darby (five), C. Thomas Barbe and Tony Hardman Smith (four), Hardman (two). (six cach)+ Kevin Smith (2), and Ryan FEB. 14, 2003 "['omblin and Matt Cole, (one each) Gilmer 49 * Braxton 47 FEB. 4, 2003 -Weaver (14), Barbe (nine), Gilmer 46 Clay 41 Darbyand K. Smith(eight each), Matt ~-Barbe (21), Billy Weaver Cole and C. Smith (four each), and (8), Darby and K. Smith (six each), Tomblin (two). and Tomblin (five). ~-Chase Holcomb Roane (leader)-Mark Linkinogger (19). mission before Glenville pulled back to make a game of it in the second half. Topping the Glenville offense were a quartetof twin-digit scorers includ- ing Thomas Hawkins (15), Kenyon Jones (14) and Tyrone McCann and Anthony McGeathey (10 each). r Basketball Camp Applications are now being evalu- ated for The Ten Star All Star Sum- mer Basketball Camp. The Camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10-19 are eli- gible to apply. Past participants include: Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill, and Antawn Jamison. Players from 50 states and eight Foreign Countries attended the 2002 Camp. College Basketball Scholar- ships are possible for players selected to the All-American Team. Camp locations included: Blu fflon, Oh., Thousand Oaks, Ca., Babson Park, FI., Atlanta, Ga., Dubuque, Ia., Champaign, I!., Macomb, I1., Greencastle, In., Atchison, KS.. Owensboro, KY., Amherst, Ma., Hillsdale, Mi., Saint Paul, MN.. Hickory, N.C., Hamilton, NY., Lock Haven, Pa., Lebanon, Tn., Commerce, Tx., Blacksburg, Va.+ Olympia, Wa. For a free brochure, call (704) 373- 0873, anytime. ~II I I I I IIIlIi i i iimi i iim i ~ iiii i i i i1 ! I I I While AIItop will continue her education and play women's basketball at Glenville State College, her mother confirnled last week. I I I I ton County and win the Little Kanawha Conference's Southern Di- vision both on the same night, that's a high and hard to beat." "Every player gave his all." Coach Steve Shuff Gilmer 11 I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I..__ 2" size 4" 394599 342165 Quick-Gri I I I I I I I Butcher-Layfield Lumber Co. | 238 Depot Street - PO Box 110 I Weston, WV 26452 i Phone (304 269-2244 I _1 IIIII I Illl III The Tita week 51-46 ce after For Braxton that evening, Joe Stew- art, as usual, topped their offense with 2 I. Dent again Giimer held a seemingly comfort- sire effort able 38-30 halftime lead only to see was next the Eagles come roaring back and (seven), actually assume tbeirown three point and advantage, 46-43 after three quarters. Gilmer Braxton 11 12 23 10 8-64 Roane il I Battling back from foot problems game fron~ the preceding week, New York se- amassed 17 nior Amanda Mortelette bucketed 19 pointsandpulleddownninerebounds ting doul to lead Glenville State's women's bas- Pettinger. ketball team to a rough-and-tumble points, f~ 81-71 WVIAC victory Thursday Glenvill evening at Davis & Eikins. fore havingt The Pioneers, who shot 43% from tor surge in the floor and canned 25-of-30 free was led by throws, also got a fine front line points. Gilmer County's girls' basketball team hit the road Thursday night and Roberson, returned with a 41-39 overtime win Annamori over St. Mary's in the LKC's seventh place playoff game. SM, whO s The Lady Titans' defense was tena- by Blavos cious throughout and stepped up big In the .IV F in the overtime period, allowing the Blue Devils just five points. Often- led a sively, Hannah Chambers erupted for Gilmer 9 22 points for the locals. Providing aid SM 0 GSC PIONEERS Feb. 20 at Shepherd 8:00 p.m. Feb. 22 WV Wesleyan Home 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 Davis & Elkins Home 7:30 p.m. LADY PIONEERS Feb. 20 at Shepherd 6:00 p.m. Feb. 22 WV Wesleyan Home .5:15 p.m. Feb. 24 Davis & Elkins Home 5:15 p.m. GCHS Titans: Feb. 21 at Midland Trail 5:45/7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 LKC Night of Champions TBA Feb. 25 Burch Home 6:00/7:45 p.m. Lady Titans: Feb. 20 at Ritchie 6:00/7"45 p.m. Choose the level of P.A.C. membership that you're comfortable with and, I enjoy the benefits. Be a Booster for a donation of $35-$124; a Blue, $125J274; a Starter, $500-s999; Captain, Sl,000-i2A99; Coach s2,500-$4,999; or a Royal Blue For more details, telephone Athletic Director Greg Bamberger at 462-7361. Join a winning team and support our local college by making out a check "GSC Foundation" with a check memo to "P.A.C." for membership. Cut out the coupon below and mail it to: Glenviile State College Athletic Department/P.A.C. Gienville p I | |'I I I I I I I I I I I I Ill ii Ii Bowhunters from across the state I will gather for the West Virginia i I Bowhunters Association's Cabin Fe- ver Shoot on Sat., Feb. 22-Sun., Feb. I NAME: 23. I PHONE: The Cabin Fever Shoot is being hosted by the Huntington Archery I ADDRESS: club, near Huntington. There will be a ~I I I I I I 3-D, 28-target bowhunter course, a AMOUNT: $ IIIlllIIIIiiiiiil + Pioneer Athletic Club Sponsored by - Novelty Shoots, (weather permitting) and door prizes and raffle items. The shoot is open to the public. There will be archery and hunting equipment displays both days. The 3- D course will be open 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday with a round costing $6.00. To get to the Huntington Archery Club grounds from Charleston: Take 1-64 Exit at Milton to Rt. 60 West to Fudges Creek Road at Ona. For more information on the ren- dezvous, contact Malcolm Sowards at 743-5415 or Bob Fruda at 736- 6501. Donation Glenville Orthopedic & Sports Physical Located in the Glenville State College Physical Kevin Boring, PT, ATC 31