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...... College accepts oOK I, s,.. o. four more players SPORTS in thl FIELOo000000'00)# ' Glenville State College football o or coach Earl Adolfson has released the call this a "lament" - a lament for land and water, once and fish, now barren of both and if not barren. by little with every passing year. The story has its seat of Middlesex in the "Garden" State of our nation. Jersey has more garden apartments than celery. it has become a huge bedroom community for its cities. New York and Philsdelphia. Wildlife land, like the diminished. In its place: industry and housing. The story tWo-story frame house in about 1925 on the Donaldson of central New Jersey. Cows - Holsteins. I believe - this farm. Here too were raised pigs. pumpkins and of the first on a newly-carved street, and because it overgrown fields, home of the cottontail and the is. Many a dog ran rabbits past our door. And I can ely Dad lept from the dinner table, much to mother's names of four more students who will join the Pioneer grid squad this fall. They are Russel Spriggs, Ray Litts, Steve Brown and Kirk Kresowaty. Spriggs is a 215 pound, 6'3" guard and tackle out of Dawson Bryant. Coached by Bill Morgan, Spriggs was selected all-conference in his league. Ray Litts attended New Philadel- phia high school and Coach Adolfson commented that the stocky six foot, 195 pound standout will be a fine prospect for the Pioneers. 180 pound kicking specialist Kirk Kresowaty will also take the field in Pioneer colors this year. The 6'1" grad player made Honorable Mention All-City and won the Cardinal Award for Outstanding Specialists while at May 6, 1976 Thp C, lenville Democrat/Pathfinder A-5 Titan's place s econ,00,!00 in r r!!ent mee!o Run Gre nolds G Bailey poin R'to k paCtDl:#drid?:(itsedy tlo5/n Coffman D}, GKeler (D}, T  l'e {S). {D), Nicholson (D), Bassett {ISI'.R'c a 2:13.2. impressive quadrangular win over 120-1l. Shuttle Hurdles- Doddridge (Mike Gilmer, Calhoun and Sistersville High Jump - Wilson (G}, Murphy Stickel, Randy Sheets, Mark Willis, Tuesday afternoon. April 27. Coffman won the low hurdles. finished second in the highs, and picked up a second in the discus as well for the Bulldogs. Don Wilson of Gilmer was the next highest point producer with 131/2 on a pair of wins in the high jump and 440 dash. Doddride 123'/2. Gilmer 731/2, Calhoun 33, Sistersville 14. Pole Vault: Rod Stansberry (D) Maxwell, (G), Bonnell (D), Proper (D), 10-O. Shot Put: Greg Carroll (D), Skinner (G), Bud Stickel (D). Tate (S). 42-73/4. Long Jump - Lloyd (D). Rick Hitt {G}, Randy Hitt (G), Tanner (C), 18-8. (D). Powell (D], Kelley (D), anti Thompson (G), tied 5-6. Two Mile Relay- Gilmer (Rick Hitt, Greynolds, Kuhl, Williams). 9:27.4. lOODash-Sampson (C), Lamb (D), Conley (C), Wilson (G), 11.2. 120 High Hurdles - Mike Stickel (D), Rick Coffman (D), Eddy (S). Frymeier (G). 16.6. 880 Relay - Doddridge (White, Bennett, Lamb, Ash), Gilmer, Calhoun 1:39.4. Milr Run - Tanner (C), Fogg (D), Williams (G), Flower (G). 5:14.5. 440 Dash - Wilson (G), Hitt (G), B. Ash (D), Nicholson (DJ. 55,0. 440 Relay - Doddridge (Sheets, Stansberry, Curtis, Lamb), Calhoun Gilmer 48.6. Rick Coffman), Gilmer, Sistersville. 1:04.0. 220 Dash - Sampson (C}, Stover (D), Nicholson (D), Wells (S. 24.7. 180 Low Hurdles - Rick Coffman (D), Mike Stickel (D), Lower (D), Eddy (S). 22.3. Two Mile Run - Kuhl (G), Kirby (C), Lipscomb (D), Gower (G). 11:16.5. Mile Relay - Gilmer {Hitt, Maxwell, Greynolds). Doddridge, Sistersville 3:46.0. BERNIES RESfAURAN1 Try A Big Bernie Double Decker his yellow-wood, hammer shotgun from the basement, in mother's rose garden while I sat by the window in winter snows arrived, I built a tiny hut in the field scattered corn and other food within its bromegrass ned to help the pheasants stay fat and healthy of cold. But my pheasant hut was soon replaced by a "Cape Cod." The pheasants, of course, moved out to The rabbits retreated to another domain. Deer Ouryards' faded from memory. Before I entered high once-[ roamed, built tree huts, picked blackberries in many forms, were gone, overgrown with homes. Even river, land that was the last retreat for game. became Donaldson. I didn't think about it then. No one did. from catching minnows in the brook, with mason jars pickerel and bass with a rod and a reel loaded was before monofilament and spin fishing as we Mill Pond was a favored haunt of mine, with Dad a lake, Weston Mill Pond was surrounded by COUrse owned by a Country Club. We could rent a boat It was only three miles from home. My first stringer of Mill. burned to the ground one day, and because land for Was in such demand, the tees and greens soon grew rough was cleared for lawns - nicely manicured, and clover. During construction of more than a tons of bulldozed silt seeped into Weston Mill Pond. The feud, not food for fish. Grass soon checked the erosion. run-off problem. Excess fertilizer quickly wound its weeds took over. One poor lad, launching his y, tipped over and drowned, not because because he became so enmeshed in the weeds he was The boat house is gone now and what stunted fish are an angler's effort. We watched Weston Mill Pond go should have spoken up. But no one did. ia my hometown too - lost to the ravages of industrial red clay shoreline into black muck and oily ooze. of Lafayette that once brought out fishermen I can't. The river was dead even before I was of us ch'tt aeak up and the.Rarttan made some headway toward restoring that Strea. [herring, and some bass, were back. Some of us cared. to the fields and took up wingshooting and the and I had a 40-acre tract of prime ringneck and of land by West Virginia standards, but land a measure of Saturday sport - wild game. not and miss, too. But the year I left (1971), one became home for people instead of game. I doubt unless he took it in his backyard garden when it Hardly. Old timers here tell me of the days gone by. by the basketful'taken from local streams were not when Stewart's Creek could be fished, of years 15-foot deep holes harboring huge "cats" and ago, by Garden State standards, central West paradise and in many respects still is. But :short time and they are not encouraging. The world you, for example, been of Duck Run lately? result of changes there, and elsewhere, more and more the road searching for better sport in places like SummersviUe. If Stewart's Creek. the Sand Fork. are no longer the havens of sport they once were, fish and game habitat become in the years ahead? do, but except for a very few they seem to Or example, the constant efforts of the Elk River Basin UnProve the Braxton County stream paid off last year. see a resurgence as a fishing stream, thanks to the W, Vs. Wildlife Federation cares and their untiring on an otherwise darkening, receding horizon. Gilmer h w produces their monthly outdoor newspaper, and ope I am contributing in one small way to the outdoors. Still another group, the W. Vs. Highlands preserve Shavers Fork, the New River, the South ravages of those who donot care. The Sierra Club national organizations, have active chapters in the too are struggling to preserve what is. in my opinion. in often over-looked central West Virginia. there of these organizations and few, if any, members or susbscribing to their publications. With so much hut wonder why? Kenmore High School. ConferenceFinally' SteveAll_StarBrOwn, aCoastalfrom Potomac Glenville Salem split twinbill - , State will join the Pioneers as a ' I BEN'S I Linebacker. The 5' 10", 190 pound " Swi!ill;p :n iii ;1171 ;.. ! I , Brown played two outstanding years with Potomac State under the watchful " " : ! USED CARS II eye ofCecilPerkins. 11ii0 ' BURNSVILLE I Pioneer linksters Rick Vass, SO:2, BB:3. I PHONE 853-27 I LP: Arbogast, S0:10, BB:2 ! 1969 Mercury Montage. 4 Door. i bow to ,: Gainer (S)- 6th, solo .11 351 Amomatlc. I Top Sticks: Dale Stover 2-3 (G) RBI's: Tim Shepherd 2 (G).  West Liberty ' 1968Camaro, BCylinder,Sled BI Remember that the deadline for all news I 1968 Fairlane, 289 Standard I West Liberty's golfers proved and advertising in the Glenville I 1963 Ford4 Door, 289 Automatic I better snowmen than Glenville as the Democrat/Pathfinder is Monday at 5 Hilltoppers came from eight shots off p.m. On Holiday weeks the deadline may I 1960 International, 8 Cylinder, 4 I the pace to capture the West Virginia be even earlier. Have your news and advertising in early to avoid disappoint- Speed. ,m Conference Northern regional tourney merit, lllllll III in the cold and wind at the Speidel    course in Oglebay Park there Tuesday. Glenville, which led by eight shots Purina Farmers after first 18 holes, faltered badly Tuesday. The Pioneers finished with a  v 36-hold. four low man total of 675, one Chows Friend stroke behind West Liberty. Others in the tourney were: Wesleyan, 678; Morris Harvey, 723; Salem, 742; Alderson-Broaddus, 752; West Virginia Tecb 770; and West Virginia State, 891. Medalist honors went to Hobs Bauer to West Liberty with a pair of 78's for a 156 total. Glenville was paced by Parkers- burg's Terry Crislip with 163, Harrisville's Jim Scott with 165, Jim Brady with 181 and John Lilly 186. Calhoun, slips by Gilmer Ken Heiney scattered seven hits and drove in three runs to aid his own cause as Calhoun County slipped past Gilmer County, 8-6 here Wednesday. Calhoun 100 313 0-8 5 Gilmer 100 202 1-6 7 W'P - Ken Heiney SO:1. BB:6 Brian Cadle SO:4 BB:O LP - Pat Minney SO:2, BB:O Mike Minney SO:3. BB:4 Bill Lilly SO:2. BB:I 2B - Moles (C). Top Sticks: Ken Heiney, 3-4 {C}, Kevin Kennedy, 2-5 {G). Titans bse to Peusboro: 12-3 Gilmer County's baseball Titans fell to a 2-9 record Friday as Pennsboro belted them 12-3 on the Titans home field. Gary Jones and Brian Hayhurst both had 2-run home runs for the winners who now boast an 8-5 mark for the season. Pennsboro 021 330 3-12 9 Gilmer Co. 010 200 O- 3 5 WP - Robertson SO:1. BB:4 LP - Pat Minney (1-8) SO:0 BB:4 Billy Lilly 1/3 ip SO:0 BB:O Jerry Dooley 2/3 ip SO:0 BB:I Tim Robinson 2.2 ip SO:1 BB:O Kevin Kennedy 0.2 ip SO:0 BB:O 2b - Randy Miller, Robinson, Green, Johnson (G). 3b - Koehnicin (P) FIR - Jones. B. Hayhurst (P) Tot Sticks: Koehnlein, 3-5 (P). PINE MANOR GROCERY GLENVILL[ ALE PRICES GOOD THIS WEEK ONLY aluminum canoe 17"" new Sale price 249.95 boat motors, M6 reg. 45.00 Sale price 39.95 , Sale price 79.95, M30 reg. 95.00 Sale price 79.95 fly rods reg. 15.95 Sale price 11.95 rods reg. 37.95 Sale price 25.00 Y rods reg. 39.95 Sale price 27.00 ng rods blue 2 star ultra lite reg. 16.95 Sale 12.95 ng rods 4 star reg. 27.95 Sale price 19.95 5000 reels reg. 49.95 r 5000C reels reg. 59.95 Sale price 39.95 Sale price 49.95 HR: Alltop (G) - 1st grand slam; Giuffreda (S) - 6th, two on. 2B: Scott Anderson (G), Ciciardilli (S). Top Sticks: Dale Stover, 2-3 (G); Venderlic, 2-2; Ciciardilli 3-4; Romick, 2-3; Gainer 2-4; Giuffreda 2-4 (S). RBI'S: Scotchie 2; Talerico 2; Giuffreda, 4 (S); Atltop 5 (G}. We carry a complete line of Purina Chows Et Health Care Products, also e complete line of Protein Blocks, Salts IEI Supplements. Custom Mixed Feeds DAWSON TACK Et SUPPLY Glenville, WV ON MAY I! VOTE FOR OUR SENATOR ROBERT C. AS WEST VIRGINIANS, LET'S BACK A WEST VIRGINIAN FOR PRES/DENT ALSO VOTE FOR ROBERT C. BYRD FOR RE-ELECTION TO THE UNITED STATES SENATE RobeN C. Byrd for Preeident Committee, John W. Lyon, treasurer