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StQ on TS in th MIMOE~ .o eZ O- ON Oft up there just to sit around, drink, and play poker," someone the coffee table in the corner drugstore. He was, of Our annual spring gobbler trek to a mountain camp near t the first to speculate about our nefarious deeds of No Wonder! We haven't brought hack the bronze-feathered in a row. So what does go on in a mountain hunting Oriented. be he a hunter, a sitter, an angler, hiker, photographer, the spring gobbler season is that first GSC golfers win WVIAC Sophomore Jimmy Scott fired his second straight 75 May 3 to capture WVIAC Golfer of the Year honors in leading Glenville to the conference golf crown with a stroke victory over West Liberty. The Pioneer linksters totaled 614 strokes for the two-day event at Canaan Valley State Park. They were followed by: West Libery. 621; Concord, 630; Weleyan and Alderson - Broaddus, 632; Davis & Elkins, 657; GSC bowling league awards trophies Fairmont and Morris Harvey. 667: State, 697: Tech, 698; Slame. 712. Besides Scott's 75 - 75 - 150, other individual Glenville scores were: Terry CrisliD. sophomore 77-75 - 152; Dave Thompson, a freshman, 7480- 154; Joe Keener, senior, 80-79 - 159; Rick Simmons, freshman 79-85-164, Crislip, Thompson and Scott were all named to the all-conference team along with John Hedric of West Liberty, 152; (individual champion last year); Ran Povick of A-B, 153; and Tim Olson of Wesleyan, 154. Glenville, now 53-4 overall on the season, will take a break until late May when the Pioneers head for Ft. Worth May 8, 1975 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 5 TOM'S GUNS and BOW SHOP New & Used Guns IN STOCK NOW Bear Bows Pistols Bear Arrows Ammo & Accessories Quivers & Accessories GUN REPAIR Custom Ordering Service REFINISHING Stop in. Check my LOCATED ON RT. 5 [Sand Fork Rd,] prices before buying! 2 MILES EAST OF GLENVILLE, 462-5267[ For*, WV excuse) to open camp after winter snows have meltedTrophy winners in the GSC faculty Texas, to play in the national NAIA rains have begun to green up the mountainsides. Theand staff bowling league during thetournament as the District 28 closed since deer season ended, gets its annual past year were: representative. The NAIA competiton ~Ucrak~:: time. To call our yearly-yearning-come-true just a First place - Betty Smith, Ken starts on May 30. g a dinner party an eating-only conclave, and we all Smith, Edna Collins and Marty Logan. to the gathering than just the food on the table, with a won-lost record of 55.5 to 34.5. GSC enrolls C|u a "turkey hunt" or during what might better be Second place- Janice Waggoner, QunrterMtk hog gunning-fireside attila'-cooking-eating- Sandy Waggoner. Herman Nutter and digging-relaxing-hiking-picture taking-sleeping-fellow- Wayne Harkins. with a won-lost John Mack Samples of Clay High record of 51 to 39. School has been selected for admission This 71 Vega--Standard S1,192.00 Specials Mercury -- Auto. -- $988.00 65 Chevy -- Auto. -- 4-door -- $195.00 #' (probably the longest hyphenated title I've anyone really hunt turkey? the ram-pouring rain. Host Byrl Law drove one pickup, food-tons of it-and the necessary pots and pans, other staples that make a camp run. Byrl was to meet Jim Van Meder at the entrance to the rutted road s abode. Bob Reed and I drove in his trusty white md three friends, coming later from Elkins, would meet and Don Phillips at Job and bring them in to camp via a that can negotiate the tricky road. Logistics-it was like of Scouts at a miniature Jamboree! mighty van up the mud slick hack road like a veteran a Parris Island obstacle course. Streams of water and incredibly muddy path that I thought would As we topped the first ridge, we skidded to a stop. hung up just off the road. It wouktn't move. VanMeder Byrl a tow. Ten wet and muddy minutes later we left the rest of the way to camp. make camp ready for our stay, washing tables and the two-room cabin, getting mattresses out of storage, cook stove and pot-belly stove. Byrl got ready for the reason for being there. It would be steak the first chicken the next. Salad-maker Arnold cut up the I handled camp cleanup. VanMader worked on the but content friends of Dennis Law strode through the hiked in! Then Dennis. in his blue "bomb." roared in. and Phillips. The rendezvous went awry. VanMeder 4-wheel-drive truck back out for the missing duo. To part of the "Turkey hunt"-tha chance to negotiate two-rut highway instead of a boring, paved street. a near disaster, a rather rough reminder that eat to be taken lightly, even by experienced outdoorsmen a shortcut, Jim went off the road. down a hill, nearly turning over, and ended up with his truck to move. He, Don and Sties had to hike half a mile It took more than an hour the next day to re-claim the for turkey next to impossible Friday. and as any unless you know in advance where the big st least scratch and feed, trying to fad Old Tom on a. to match three lemons on a Lag Vegas slot prepared our late steak supper. We dined.., and nearly 10, and this too is an important part of the the only ones to bring shotguns along. To us. r. was an exciting part of the total weekend part of our escapade. Our host heard the wily wild hardest big game to hunt in this state. But the usually Only 25 times, then stopped their turkey chatter at 7 or heard again. as it fed around a flat below one of my stands. But I that made up for my turkeyless trek. As I the air filled with the orchestra-like sound of birds. Hundreds of tiny birds flew through the highest fourth like Legionnaries at a national convention. of music died down, as ff muffled momentarily by a When I stopped, the music increased. The musicians tiag back from some far-off southern c~me. This was a my Vitamin G! I took a small (very small) native trout on a stone fly r Pond 1 miles from camp and it climaxed a two-hour walk with Don Phillips along a rushing, rain-swollen "turkey hunt" produced 108 photographs. to Dennis Law meant working a chain saw, cutting filth skidding logs into camp behind his pickup truck, and I heard a shot a half mile from camp in the and his "turkey hunt" companion& stalking ground hogs "turkey hunt" meant helping feed 11 hungry men, the warm Saturday afternoon sun. Bob Arnold after being out alone in the woods below camp a Part of his "Turkey hunt" weekend. A chicken made up their "turkey' hunt" weekend. A chicken of a cheery campfire-this spelled "turkey hunt" vith the chance to put down hammer and saw and other of no building or construction work. tour of us saved the cabin, dousing the smouldering of the stove with water from the nearby spring. as we were about to depart. But even this was "turkey hunt." Did we just sit around, drink and iudge. aluminum High scorerin a single game in the and will participate in the footballOPEN TILL 8:00 P.M. women's competition was Elsie program at Glenville State College, [] Kirkpatrick (243) and in the men's according to coach "Whitey" competition, Jim Mencer (253). Adolfson. Lois Davis (255) and Terry McClain Samples, a quarterback and (255) rolled up the high game defensive back in high school, was handicap, cited as a good quarterback prospect Elsie Kirkpatrick (605) and Jim at GSC. Mencer (506)had the highest series.! ........ * ................ ~ May 18 1975 - 1 p m Sharon Mencer (632) and Terry : ~ : ' " " McClain (647 after a roll-off against: WIFE Ken Smith) were tops in the highest : : 1, Pet Ponies (Rider 12 8" under - po~es 48' ~ urKter) series wihh handicap. : : 2. Western Pleasure Elsie Kirkpatrick (166) and Lynn : : 3. Pleasure Ponies (Rider 14 ~ under - ponies 49" ~ over) Marks (172) enjoyed the highest " 4. Pole Bending (Horses) averages. : ~" 5. Three Gaited Lois Davis (18 pins, 126-144) and ; ; .. 6. Barrel Race (Horses) (Calcutta Entry Fee $2) Terry McClain {20 pins. 130-150} had i INsuRANCE-- i 7. Walking Horse the most improved averages. 8.Pick-up Race (Open) The league banquet was April 28 at I i 9 Five Gaited the Pioneer Center BaLlroom with Dr. " . L__J " . 10. Flag Race (Horses) Clarence Maze, guest speaker. tf your wife ~s a home ~ 11. Pony Barrel Race A summer league begins June 9 and : maker and dies unexpect- ~ 12. 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