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Page 6 -- The Glenville Democrat Thursday, March 26, 2009 rosses ine) For sports information, calh 304-462-7309 1 JI l CHELSEA KNICELY ROUNDING SECOND BASE Lady Titans Start Season Off ght, Winning Game in Four Innings AMBER SHACKLEFORD SLIDING INTO HOME PLATE The Lady Titan softball team, coached by Bill Shahan, begantheir 2009 season on Friday, March 20 against long-time rivals, Calhoun. The team definitely started their season offright, winning 16-1 in just I four innings. Contributing to the win was senior Brittany Ellyson hitting a big double to bring in several runs. Also, Amber Shackleford went two-/or-three at the Pitching for Gilmer was sophomore Jenny Wolfe with three strike-outs. The ladies played again on Tues- day against Clay in a doubleheader at the Sue Morris Sports Complex. Re- sults will be in next week's issue. plate. DEVIN COTTRILL Titans Defeat ed Devils in Five Innings The Titan baseball team of Gilmer County High School is following through with Coach Joey Frashure's hopes of a more successful season this year as they opened their 2009 season with a win against Calhoun County on Friday The team worked hard and were able to easily defeat the Red Devils in just five innings for a 12-2 win. Gilmer's hitting included Devin Cottrill. who went one-for-four from the plate with one RBI; Cody James. who went two-for-two from the play with one RBI: Zach Frymier. who went two-for-two from the plate with a triple and three RBIs: and Ian Morris with an RBI. J.T. FOX WEARS HIS MEDAL AFTER COMPLETING HIS FIRST MARATHON. RUNNING PARTNERS J.T' FOX AND DANNY NICHOLSON AT MYRTLE BEACH BI-LO MARATHON REGISTRATION. Local Athlete Runs Marathon, Trains for Boston It was a weekend of firsts for Glen-ing at 6:00 a.m., they would run the ish line, I felt an overwhelming sense villeStateCollegeAdmissionsCoun- roads of Gilmer County for an hour, of accomplishment, l just ran over 26 selor John (J.T.) Fox. A trip to Myrtle covering between four and six miles miles. That's like running from Glen- Beach, SC the weekend of February each day. On Sundays, the duo would ville to West•n," he said. 14, wasthefirstevervisittothepopu- train in the afternoon with runs of Nicholson only ran the halfmara- lar tourist spot for Fox. He made the between eight and twenty miles, thon (13.2 miles), so he could take trip tocompete in his first ever mara- Warm, cold, rain, sleet, or snow, pictures, encourage his runningpart- thon. Danny and J.T. ran. ner, and watch Fox finish. Having Fox, a Fall 2005 graduate of GSC, On Saturday, February 14, Fox re- completed several marathons himself, hasbeentrainingforthe26.2milerun alizedhisgoalbycompletingthe2009 Nicholson can appreciate the eflbrt since late October. He was a member BI-Lo Myrtle Beach Marathon. He that Fox put forth. "For J.T. to make a of the GSC Pioneer football team hoped to run his first marathon in commitment tO train for and complete while in college and also played foot- under five hours. "It was a lot harder a marathon is amazing. It is a celebra- ball andrantrackforGilmerCounty than l thought it would be. There were tion of the human spirit," said High School, but until'recently, he times when I didn't think I would Nicholson. wasneveraseriousrunner.Dr.Danny make it. When I reached the 20 mile Fox and Nicholson have resumed Nlcholson, (35(2 Senior Vice Presi- marker, 1 thought what in the world their training and plan to run in an- dent for External Relations, an avid have I gotten myself into. The last six other race this summer~ although it runner, inspired J.T. to start running miles were really a bear," said Fox. may not be a marathon. However, with him, setting the lofty goal of But with the encouragement of other they do plan to run another marathon running a marathon, runners, he kept going and crossed in the future, the Boston Marathon. : Fox andNicholsonwouldriseearly the finish line in four hours and fifty- every weekday morning to train. Start- five minutes."When I crossed the fin- Ten Star All Star l Basketball Camp • • The Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10-19 are eligible to apply. Past participants include: Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill, and Antawn Jamison. Basketball scholarships are possible for players selected to the All-Ameri- can Team. There are ten camp locations. There is also a summer camp avail- able for boys and girls ages 9-18, of A very challenging schedule for the 2009 football season has been an- nounced by the Glenville State' Col- lege Pioneers. The schedule includes five home games and six away games. The 2009 Glenville State College football schedule includes: Saginaw Valley State on Thursday, August 27at 7:00 pro, at the University of Tennes- see Chattanooga on Thursday, Sep- tember 3 at 7:00 pro, at Seton Hill at 7:00 pm, West Liberty State Col- lege on Saturday, October 3 at 1:00 pm, Concord University on Saturday, October 10 at 1:00 pm, at West Vir- ginia State University on Saturday, October 17 (TBA), West Virginia Wesleyan College (Homecoming) on Saturday, October 24 at 1:30 pro, at the University of Charleston on Sat- urday, October 31 (TBA), and Shep- herd University on Thursday, Novem- all skill, levels ~, , University on Saturday, September ber 5th at 8:00pm. For a'ffee brochure on these sum- '12 at 1:06 fzairmo0tsime Uni- • " The 2009' sisringBlue & White mer c'afr~ps, please,call'(704) 373- ,versity, on Thursday, September-17at game .will be played on Thursday, 0873 anytime or visit www.tenstar 7:00 pro, at the University of Central April 23 at 6:00 pm at Morris Sta- Arkansas on Saturday, September 26 dium. O LUKE DEMARINO SCORING THE FINAL RUN OF THE GAME WITH THE TEAM CELEBRATING THEIR SEASON OPENINGWlN = IN THE BACKGROUND The winning pitcher for the Titansinclude the Titans against North . was Devin Cottrill with nine strike- MariononWednesday, agalnstRoane . outs. on Thursday, and against Clay on o The team played again on Monday Saturday.Eachoftheupcominggames " @ atParkersburgHigh School andTues- listed will beplayed at the Sue Morris • dayagainstRitchie. Upcominggames Sports Complex. • GSC Softball Team to play Lake Erie on Fri. at 3, " AB Sat. at 2, and Ohio Valley on Sun. at 1 GSC Track and Field Teams Compete at Lynchburg : in 1500 meter dash; Tara Collins- 26 in long jump; Alicia Cayton- 6in shot put. 18 in discus, 27 in hammer; Elsie Smith- 16 in shot put, 11 in discus: Chelsea Tripp- 19 in shot put, 21 in discus. 12 in javelin: Betsy Nelson- 30 in shot put, 17 in discus. 22 :in hammer: Erica Hale- 13 in javelin; Talonne Medford- 18 in javelin. The 4x400 team placed seventh• For the men. Xavier Glenn- second in 100 meter dash, third in 200 meter dash: Antwan Stewart- 15 in 100meter dash: Gordy News•me- 17 in 100 meter dash. 29 in 200 meter dash: RJ Suttles- 27 in 100 meter dash; TL Rodgers- 15 in 400 meter dash, 28 in 800 meter dash: Kurtis Wildman- 22 in 400 meter dash: TJ Abel- 10 in 800 meter dash, 14 in 1500 meter dash: Dustin Woods- fifth in 10.000 meter dash: Jordan Swinger- fourth in high j ump, 12 in longj ump: Max Beaubrun- 16 in long jump; Alex Shiftier-22 in long jump; Adam Ellis- 24 in long jump: Chris Freeman- second in shot put. ninth in discus, and ninth in ham- mer: Mathew Porter- I 1 in shot put, 17 in discus, and 16 in hammer: Andy Ferraro- 20 in shot put; Jeremy Tindell- 27 in shot put. 29 in discus: Justin Lantz- 25 in hammer. The Glenville State College track Nicole Himes- 14 in 400 meter dash: and field teams competed in the RachelStewart-20in400meterdash: Lynchburg College Invitational on Joanna Lamp- 21 in 800 meter dash. Saturday. The results are as follows: 14in 1500meterdash. eighthin 3.000 Miranda Reed- 24 in 100 meter steeplechaser: Candance Butler- 26 dash. ninth in the 100 meter hurdles: in 800 meter dash: Lauren Fissel- 21 Cunningham's Welding Turner St., Glenville, WV 26351 NASCAR's Food City 500's Results • Food City 500 9. Juan Pablo Montoya 20. Elliott Sadler • Bristol Motor Speedway 10. Marcos Ambrose 21. Robby Gordon • Bristol, TN 11. Kurt Busch 22. Bobby Lab•rite 1 KyIe Busch 12. David Reutimann 23. Reed Sorenson 2. Denny Hamlin 13. Clint Bowyer 24. Casey Meats 3. Jimmie Johnson 14. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 25. Paul Menard 4. Jeff Gordon 15. Carl Edwards Next Week (3/29): 5. Kasey Kahne 16. AJ Allmendinger • Martinsville Speedway, 6. Mark Martin 17. Tony Stewart • Martinsville. VA '7. Ryan Newman 18. Travis Kvapil • Goody's Fast Relief 500 8. JeffBurton 19. 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