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Page 4A-- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder I Thursday, May 6, 2004 By Travis Beall, Sports Reporter, 462-7309, Fax: 462-7300 By Travis Beall Sports Reporltr After four years at the hchn of namedWVIAC coach of the year Prior to coaching at Lafayette, the Glenxillc State C ,llcge loot- in 2001. Shaffner served as a Outside ball team. head c ach Paul Shaflner In addition toconference cham- Linebackers coach at Penn State has resigt ed. FIe resigns this posi- pionships in 2001, GSC had 15 University on legendary Joe tion to ake the head coaching spot players selected to AII-WVIAC Paterno'sstaff.DuringShaffner's at Buffalo Stale [i1 ivc sit in Buf- teams, including five first team tenure at Penn State, the Nittany falo. N,,:v, selections. The 2001 team ledthe Lion captured the 1986 NCAA Shaffner,'who is originally flom WVIAC in turnover margin and Division I-AChampionship.Pre- Lancaster New York, will be able ranked third nationally in defen- ceding his time at Penn State, to move closer to home by heading sive pass efficiency. Shaffner was the Defensive Co- to the western part of the state. In the classroom the overall ordinator at Maine Maritime Shaffner and his wile I)onna have GPA has increased from 1.9 to a Academy tbr the 1984 and 1985 three y . ung t:hiltlrcn, Jessica 11, 2.5 sinceShaffner'sarrival.Dur_ seasons, Samantha and Jacob b. l)onna is ing his years at Glenville State, A 1982 graduate of Ithaca col- the Director of Admissions and 93% of Shaffnefs seniors have lege, Shaffner served as co-cap- Marketing at Glcnville State Col- graduatedorareontracktogradu- rain at center and played on the lege. ate whithin four and one half or 1979 NCAA Division HI National "Coach Shaffncr's leadership of five years. In the last two years, Championship team and 1980 the team wilt be missed," stated 100% have graduated or are on National runner-up squad for the. Greg Bamburger. Director of In- track to graduate. Bombers. Shaffner earned both a tercollegiateAthletics,"l'mexcited Shaffner coached 12 success- BachelorofScienceandaMzxter's for Paul and his fimfi ly fe.r this new ful seasons with NCAA Division inPhysicalEducationfromlthaca oppotlunity. We will do all that we I-AA Lafayette College in College in lthaca New York. can as an atheletic department to Easton, Pennsylvania. Under "We have enjoyed our associa- maintain and improve on the foun- Shaffner's direction, Lafayette tion with coach Shaffnerand wish dation he bulb." defense was superb, consistently both he and his family well in this During his time at GSC, ranking at the top of the Patriot new position," stated Dr. Robert Shaffner's team captured the League as well as the top 15 in N. Freeman, President of GSC. WVIAC Conference title in 2001 NCAA Division I-AA in numer- "We will begin anew search pro- and tied for second in the confer- ous defensive statistical catego-, cessirnmediatelyforthenexthead ence in 2003. Shaffracr was also ties. footballcoach at GSC." I GIVING OUT AWARDS - Mini-Titan Girl's Track head coach Bemadette Bamberger handed out awards for achievement to the 2004 Team. GUEST SPEAKER - GSC Girl's Basketball head coach Steve Harold gave a great speech about the importance of hard work and dedication toward not only Athletic goals but Academic goals as well. by Travis Beall Sports Reporter The 1st Annual Gilmer County High School Mini-Titan Athletic Banquet was held on Thur., May 6 at Gilmer County High School. The evening was kicked off at 6:30 by the Master of Ceremony Kelly Radcliff, welcoming was done by Lorina Hartshorn, and in- vocation by MacKenzie Langman (who was one of the honored ath- letes of the evening). Then it was off to the commons area at Gilmer County High School for a covered dish dinner. The food was very good and it didnt take long for it to disapear. At around 7:30 it was back into the gymnasium for a very educa- tional and inspiring speech by GSC Girl's Basketball "head coach Steve Harold. Following his speach was the awards presentations. Awards were handed out to all partici- pants by the coaches of each re- spective sport. Jessica Ball was the Cheerleading coach, Willard Wright/Cross Country, Joe Dennison/Football, Cindy Szabo/ Volleyball, Mickey Metz/Boy's Basketball, Bill Turner/Gid's Bas- ketball, and Bernadette Bamberger/Boy's and Girl's Track. One of the highlights of the night came immediatly after the awards. Special guest speaker former GCHS coach Damon West was pressed for time but still man- aged to tell a hilariously enter- mining story about track. The 1 st Annual Gilmer County High School Mini-Titan Banquet was a great success. The night was then ended with closing re- marks by Ellen Wilson. Anthony Reale traveled to Vi- enna to compete in the W.Va. match play championships on Sat. Apr. 8, and Sun. Apr. 9 at the Parkersburg Country Club. This two-day, 72 hole event was packed with some of the best youth golfers in the state. Out of the the 16 member field the fa- vorite was clearly Chris Tipper May 4 Game 1 Wire 8, Gilmer 2 Wilt 3 1 1 10 1 1-8 Gilmer 2000000-2 LP: Richard Ratliff 2. liP, 4H, 5R, 2ER, 6BB, 3K. Gilmer Hitting: Jesse Darby 3- 4; Ben Huffman 2-3, 1R, 1BB, 1RBI; Thomas Barbe 1-3; Jacob Lilly 1-3; Andy Sirbaugh 1-3; Aaron Bishop 1-1, 1R. May 4 Game 2 Wilt 7, Gilmer 6 Wilt 0010213-7 Gilmer 0003102-6 LP: Gary Jenkins 6IP, 7H, 6R, 3ER, 3BB, IK. Gilmer Hitting: Richard Ratliff 3-4, 1R, 1RBI; Thomas Barbe 2-3, 1R, 1RBI; Jenkins 1-3, 1BB, IRBI; Jacob Lilly 1-3, IR, 1RBI; Aaron Bishop 1-4, IR; Jesse Darby 1-4, IR, 2B, 1RBI; Ben Huffman 1-4, 1R, 1RBI; Brock McVaney 1-1; Andy Sirbaugh 1-1, 1BB. May 6 Ritchie 10, Gilmer 9 (9inn) Ritchie 0 4 2 0 1 1 0 1 1-10 Gilmer 000030510-9 LP: Jesse Darby 11P, 1 H, I R. Gilmer Hitting: Richard Ratliff 3-4, 1R, 3B, 3RBIs; Darby 3-5, 2R, 2RBIs; Aaron Bishop 2-5, 2R, 1BB; Jacob Lilly 2-5, 1R, 2RBIs; Gary Jenkins 1-5, IR, IRBI. who was runner-up for the last to years at this event and who would also have home-course advantage. However, Reale a two-time Class A state high school champ didnt really seem to care about home- course advantages or the 15 other golfers who stood in his way. He cruised thru the field seemingly getting better with every hole. He May 7 Little Kanawha Conference At Roane County High School Girls' Results: Finished 3rd out of 11 teams with 88 points. 1OOM-lst, Camai Roberson 12.69; 2nd, Erica Williams 13.00. 2OOM-lst, Roberson 26.94; 2nd, Williams 27.36. 400M-I st, Williams 1:02.1; 5th, Brianna Lowther 1:05.4. 100M Hurdles-5th, Lark Butler 17.80. 300M Hurdles-2nd, Butler 50.77; 5th, Lowther 52. I0. 4x400M--4th, Gilmer 4:46.00. 4xS00M-5th, Gilmer 11:57.00. 4x102M Shuttle Hurdle-5th, Gilmer 1:15.80. Long Jump-3rd, Roberson 15' 3.5"; 5th,Williams 15' 1". High Jump-lst, Roberson 5' 2"; 5th, Grogg 4' 10". All Conferenee-lst, Roberson 34; 4th, Williams 28. Boys' Results: Finished 7th out of 11 teams with 23 points. Long Jump-2nd, Jacob Lilly 19' 1.5". Shot Put-lst, Seth Butler 49' 6". Discus-4th, Butler 124' 11". would then knock-off the favore/--- ' Tipper and capture the West :'- ginia Golf Association's Junia',", Match Play Championship Final " 3,. & 2. Reale commented after round "I was just swinging tll ' "' clubs well today." :ii :i!:: May8 Game i, GHmer 5, Liberty 13 Gilmer 0 10 0 4 0 0-5 Libetry 2 5 1 4 0 1 0-13 LP: Gary Jenkins 3IP, 6H, 8R, 7ER, 3BB, IK. Gilmer Hitting: Josh Brown 2- 3, 1R, 1RBI; Tony Hardman 1-1, 1R, 2RBIs; Jacob Lilly 1-1, IR, 2BB; Andy Sirbaugh 1-1~ 2BB; Thomas Bathe 1-2, IR, IBB; May 8 Game 2 Gilmer 5, Liberty 8 Gilmer 00 0 4 0 1 0-5 Libetry 4000400-8 LP: Richard Ratliff 4.11P, 5H, 8R, 6ER, 5BB, 5K, IBK Gilmer Hitting: Gary Jenkins 2- 2, 2R, 1BB; Ratliff 2-4, 1R, 1HR, IRBI; Jacob Lilly 1-2, IR, IBB, IRBI; Josh Brown 1-3, IRBI; Andy Sirbaugh 1-3, IR, 2B, IRBI. Cincinnati Reds Legends Camp Cincinnati Reds Legends will host a three-day youth baseball clinic for ages 5-19 from June 16-18 at the VFW Baseball Field in Marietta, OH. Big Red Machine Slugger and 1977 National League MVP George Fos- ter will be appearing, as well as other Reds Legends Bobby Tolan, Leo Cardenas, Cesar Geronimo, Scott Scudder, and Denis Menke. For more info, visit www.cincinnatiredslegends.com or call 740-373-3476. Registration deadline is June 11 and only 100 spots are available at a firsk come, first serve basis. GSC Boys' Basketball Camp The Glenville State College Pio- ne.er Basketball Camp (Individual Camp) will be held Jun. 13-17 for boys ages 8-18. The cost will be $210 for an over- night camper and $180 for a day camper. For futher information,-to regis- ter, or to receive a brochure, please contact Camp Director and Assis- tant Coach Dwaine Osbourne. He can be reached by phone at 462- 7361, ext. 7228 or by email Dwaine.osbourne@ glenville.edu. Glenville State College Athletics will host an annual golf tournament for the purpose of fundraising for athletic scholarships on Fri., Jun. 11. Prizes for hole-in-ones will be avail- able, with gifts such as $10,000 cash, a DVD/CD player, a set of Wilson golf clubs (irons), and a 3-day resort vacation package. Other prizes for the "longest drive" and "closest to the pin" will be given away, as well as an opportunity to win $1,000,000. GSC Girls' Basketball Camp The Glenville State College Instruc- tionalCamps for girls will be held for the weeks ofJun. 27-Jul. 1 and Jul. 7- 11 in Glenville. Girls entering the fourth grade through those entering the 12th grade are eligible. Camp fees are $205 for residential, $155 for day/evening, and $105 for a day camper. For more infommtion and a brochure, contact Coach Steve Harold at 462-7361 -ext. 7229, email haroM@glenville.edu, or print a copy of the brochure by ac- cessing the athletic website at www.gscpioneers.cont PA C Golf Tourney set for June 11 The schedule for the events are as follows: registration at 11:00 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., and shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The cost to participate is $75 per ,., player and $300 per team. Hole spon- sorship is also available for $100.,,p hole. To sign up or to inquire al - mn lease call more informat" , P thee South Hills Golf Course at 422-8381 or call the Gienville State College Athletic office at 462-4102. Scholarship Golf Tourney The WVU Mountaineer athletic club presents the 9th Annual Phillip B. Scott Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament on Thurs., May 13 at Sandy Brae Golf Course. This is.a four person scramble, and each team will be joined by a member of the WVU Athletic De- partment or Support Staff. To enter or for more information, contact Bob Zdanek at 927-3760 or 927-4971, John Vardaat 927-2700,or Jim McCulty at 927-1750. A memory is what is left When something happens and does not completely unhappen. __Edward de Bono NEW YOF 5.'00" 7:15 Fri. - "rhur~. Evening 12:30 - 2:45 Sat. - Sun. Mat. MEAN GIRLS 4"30" %'00 - 9:i5 Fri. - Tlmrs. E,~.-ming ,~!5 2.30 s=.- ,,,. 'SZ -'"" _ VAN HELSINU o~,.~3) Fri - Tht~. Everang 6:45 - 9:.310 Sat. - Sun. Mal. 12~0- 3~0 Turkey Calls, Some Of The Best On The Market. Decoys, Amino Pro-Line Shoes, Camouflage, Most Sizes, Night Crawlers, Meal Worms, Wax Worms, Casto Specials, Rooster Tails, ETC. Lay-A-WaD On Scopes, Guns, Bews. v