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) " i Page 4 --- The Glenviile Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, July 31, 2003 By Shaun Smith, Sports Reporter, 462-7309, Fax: 462.7300 fSupport GCHS' A_fhletic Boosters/ :7 ....... COULD SOMEONE PLEASE HANG UP SOME NETS, Yes, some basketball nets would be nice. This is a basketball court in Pioneer Village. For some time now, (pr01tJ or more months), the basketball nets have been worn out. Ill-'" Glenville State College to purchase a couple of ood quail g O those outdoor bailers. Itqt ali!. O ~-" Wt sul i i Pre-Season All-A mer i: A total of 100 players-50 offense, Mayer and Donald Arn~ ~itj 50 defense-representing all four gee- Wright. a 6'2" 226" 1 L . .... ,~{ ~ ~ i graphic regions of NCAA Division II from C~ made tigl~.~.d do AND THEY'RE OFF!-Bikers from the Marsh Poker Run take off SHOWING oFF-Bikers showing off their hogs on Main sireet in football were named to the 2003 Don son, a 6'5" 302-_pound from the Moose Lodge in Glenville to start their run towards the Glenville early on Sat. morning, Jul. 19. Half of Main Street was shut- Hansen's Football Gazette Preseason Shepherd,made offens iV~,as, ,' location. (Photos by Renee Moore). entire street! ~our squad, a 5'9" 185-pound s~" d This marks the 16th year Don Tusculum (but a Blue~ Hansen's Football Gazette, a recog- made return specialist, i~I nized authority on small college foot-~~ihii!~~iI ball, has selected NCAA Division II All-America and preseason All- America teams Representing the Preseason All- also is available ~i~I~ America Team from the WVIAC are: www.pittstate, edu/~,: s Ko~ Wr~otballgazette. _~ ~a.I "east ThUd the soutbe~.~i i R~cellent habitat..i~ -[ ...... ! ery benef al t0 at i .nd - ENJOYING THE DAY-Foster Marsh, pictured above, enjoying the A,-Bikers take off in s-iyle as their engines roar throu - weather as he prepares to start the poker run. Main Street in Glenville. It sounded like an earthquake! What exactly is a poker rm~ Marsh Poker Run left behind Basically, it's a way to raise money -Weenie Bite: You concentrate on ,, ....... and have a great time. while, drivine keeping the scoot upright as. . ,ourpasteat l urnlne tire smell" toy many your motorcycle. Rldersslgn-inand sengerattemptstoblteaweeniehang- o o, ~' dTikt:Y;SithT~l~ht;d::Swinde:;a~r~.~meY ;:tye~ntheYeh2ueW~S~ ~4f~ pay an entry fee, which usually el- ing on a string above her head. She By Shaun Smith, Sports Reportertry Club. back and wings are light brown. Barn preparing thmr ba~S~ -T tows them free food and entertain- can stand on footpegs, stand on her The 1 lth Annual Marsh MemorialThe only thing that didn't seem to i ' " ~~lt "eanr"" " ' " " " " " mint to boot. old man, it's all good as long as she get Poker Run may be just another page in go right was the accident that occured ; ~ct~v~t~c,~i ~'' A map is given to each rider, with the meat. history, but formany of us, that page is on Route 19. A biker from West destinations clearly marked. At each -Keg Roll: The object is to push an still on our minds. Union was traveling from the or stop, the rider will choose a card (or a empty beer keg from one end of the Every time you're tiding along Route Saloon in Walkersvitle to the Moose number, or whatever the officials de- track to the other using only your 33, Route 5 or Route 19, and you hear Lodge in Weston. She was taken to cide). The card (or number) is marked scoot. If you touch it with your body, a bike roar up behind you, it takes you Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospi- on the rider's scorecard, which he or you are disqualified. Sometimes the back to the Jul. 19 poker run. tel in Weston before being sent to =est that the laroe open a:,ncultural R ources in Re Yal~'e~~ l she will turn in attheendoftheevent, slow method works best, other times Shortly after noon on that beautiful Ruby Memorial Hospital in a~a;::hCahnc~:h.~.eS:f:Unndd ~hh:R?:t 3551 or in Elkins %~ At the end of the run, there is usu- hitting the keg head-on will make it Saturday, around 350-400 bikes took Morgantown by Healthnet. It is good ally plenty of food, beer, and enter- go halfway across the course. Again, offfromtheMooseLodgeinGlenville, to hear that she is doing fine and in ~~n ~/I tainment. , it's what works best for you. A total of 438 participated in the good spirits and will be back next ot require And, of course, there s the biker -Slow Race: Simple. Last one poker run, in which proceeds benefit year with bells on. (She asked us to , , games. It's just a fact of life. Bikers across the finish line wins. This is the Make-A-Wish Foundation of9th notpublish her name). " " ~11"~ ti~; like to play. At many events, bike harder than it sounds! And yes, the W.Va. This year's event raised an es- To learn more about the Marsh submtt.wtldboar app art ,~,, games are held. They are as varied as bike must be moving, timated $11,000, and the number is Poker Run, please visit http:// West Virginiahunters will nolonger poor reproduction""" an those whohostthem, so that doesn't -Plank Ride: A board is placed on Pie-~i!ii~iii !!~~~ mean that there is a universal way of the ground and the rider must keep his shirts available. If you or someone tures from this year's event will be playing the games. They include: tires on the board at all times as he or you know are intersted in purchasing a available sometime in the near fu- -Water Balloon Toss: as you and 'sherides from one end to the other. A Marsh Poker Run T-Shirt, please call ture. yourpassengerride underasuspended variation of this is done by elevating 462-4769 or 462-7517. " A special thanks goes out to Renee bar, the passenger throws the balloon the board in the middle (like a see- Ou{door games were enjoyed after Moore, Judy Marsh, and Lenora week, October 27-November 1,2003. restrictions may be over the bar andcatchesiton theother saw). Same rules apply, the poker run at the 33 Country Club Marks for providing pictures and in- The season is open to residents only boar more time to eXl , . side. Drop a balloon, you lose. Catch For more in forrnation on poker runs, located just out of Glenville on Route formation on this year's event. Hope and hunters must still purchase a Class more productwe .ar e~ ~ eig ' the balloon and the bar is raised again please visit http:// 33. Food and drinks were available for everyone enjoys the photos, Pin advance, b:aWr~i~hdew!~iiid~i~l~'~n~i! for the next ride., all participants and were enjoyed by Harvestshavedeclinedrecentlyand '" "" : thebikersafterahardday'srun. Bikers ***Correction from last week's the new season framework should .... ., Bulletin .o,,.o..w..,.,o,o~, also enjoyed the luxury of camping article:Too-Tall. BornFree~sPresi-lower the harvest even further to pro-i:fi::!!i ~7~ ii over your ompetitionl out, which was made available from dent, waspresentatthisyearsMarsh FfidaythroughSundaybythe33Coun- Memorial Poker Run *** tect the remaining wild boar. "The Call your local newspaper today reasons for the harvest decline are and ask about about advertising. ............... "~~---~ ~~----~ complex but may be primarily attrib- Attention all seventh and eighth uted to habitat changes, predation, gradestudents: If you are interested in Beat the businesses who don't ~-Ij, A~ th~ playing Mini-Titan football, there is a believe in advertising! meeting scheduled on Aug. 7at7:00 Call your hometown newspaper Helplul Hints From I Szabt pitches in Blennerhasseu ,.jh ryo, p.m. at the high school football field, today! Custom Electronic Design and Installation , sociati0n) Major World Series Park Hunt Please have a parent or guardian at- tend with you. lf you have any ques. ![2001 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER lions, call Coach Joe Dennison at 462- [7710 Ford. 4WD, 86 HP, and new loader ,5300' .............................................. 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By Appointment CLOSED SUNDAY Visit Us On The Web of New & Used Twelve year old Ethan Szabo, who .~',ny~ plays for the Gilmer County Slug- TheWestVirginialg tr, =ors, is pitching in the l,.-and-under ral Resources Parks al~.ll[l~,~. ag a0t "ark ' Section has decidedd~r~ci~ Major World Series in Chiro Ranch, ..- -=.other controlled "~l~Itti g~ Calif. Teams from all over the countryBlennerha_ssett Island ~ ~g participate in the Major World Series. Szabo had 11 strikeouts and pushed his team into the championship round. He had a 4-2 win over the Southern California Bravos, who were ranked third in Calif. in the 12 and under Major League, on the Island for tNis b W.Va. State Wildlife , park visitors but they,IN2 a high population le~'~rr~as Well over 800 visitors took part in Although the decrFjl. "hax the West V~ro]n~a S "Anniversary rate Wildlifecelebra_ efficiently and signi , Center's 80th ea ac , through the controll a,, lion, held on June 20, 2003, accord- biologists fully ixoCt.~l'rt~''erle-.,~vL_'-~.~ ing Rob Sitvester, Wildlife Center bers will conintue i Biologist. both natural reprod c . " ;l h Located in Upshur County, thegratinfrmmainl "a' wr ' .fa Wildlife Center was established in and Ohio Annual 1923 as a wildlife refuge to aid in the continue and at sO'a~'l~ "~ra, reestablishment of wildlife popula- future, deer populati it te lions in the state, necesitiate anotherC tl y For more information about the Blennerhassett Wildlife Center, contact the West Virginia State Wildlife Center at p.o 1 Box 38, French Creek, W.Va.,26218, ._ phone: (304) 924-6211 or visit the N DNR's web page at .ndous, I i, hazardous.