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By Travis Beall, ,Sports Reporter, 462-7309, Fax: 462-7300 f tis of tf- ig a p- of )0 In le g, :1- .~d le ~0 GETTING HER SERVE ON- AII-stater Camai Roberson about to serve an ace in the game two victory over Parkersburg Catholic last Thur, Sept. 2. ) SPIKE ME ONE MORE TIME- Erica Williams skies for this spike which dropped in for an ace; Williams had back to back spikes in the game. ._ The GilmerCounty Lady Titans defending StateChampionsofvol- leyball are picked to repeat as LKC champions. Gilmer garnered five first place votes and finished with 37 points, Williamstown came in second with 35 points and two first place votes. Finishing out the top five was Wirt with 34 points and three first place votes; Ritchie with 29 points and one first place vote; and Ravenswood with 15 points. The Lady Titans are led by se- nior Camai Roberson, who was a first team all-state honoree, and is a Division I prospect. Kacie Buck a second team all-state member helps round out probably the best frontline in the state. When you add in up and comers, Erica Will- iams, Shannon Szabo, and fresh- man Caitlin Bambereger, you can b ~Lsee why Gilmer County is picked ~to take the LKC crown once again. On Sept. 3 the Lady Titans took on Parkersburg Catholic in their 'home-opener and started their quest for the 2004 championship. Gilmer swept the Crusaders win- ning all three games by margins of: 25-15, 25-17, and 25:22. Scoring for the Lady Titans was: Kacie Buck 16pts, 4 aces; Camai Roberson 13pts, 5 aces; Shannon Szabo 12 pts, 5 aces; Samantha Smith 10 pts, 5 aces; Cristin Self 9pts, 3 aces; Erica Williams 7 pts, 3 aces; Emma Bailey 4pts, 2 aces; Caitlin Bamberger 4pts. Hitting for Gilmer was: Roberson 18-21, 5 kills; Buck 15-19, 5 kills; Will- iams 8-10, 3 kills; Bamberser 8- 10, 3 kills; Szabo 7-8, 2 tills; kills; Buck 21-25, 6 kills; Will- Smith 5-5, 1 kill. Blocking was: iams 9-10, 1 kill; Caitlin Roberson 4; Buck 2; Williams 1 ; Bamberger 8-8, 1 kill; Smith 7-7. Bamberger 1. Setting was: Self Blocking was: Roberson 1; Buck 40-44; Szabo 24-27. 1. Setting was: Szabo 28-28, 7 On Saturday Sept. 4 the Gilmer assists. County Varsity Volleyball team In match three, Gilmer dropped traveled to Calhoun for a ten team both games to Ravenswood 12- tournament. The tournament was 20, and 9-20. Scoring was: Camai divided into two pools of five with Roberson 5pts; Emma Bailey 3pts; the top two teams from each pool Kacie Buck 3pts; BriannaLowther playing in thechampionship. Scor- 3pts, I ace; Cristin Self 2pts; Sh- ing was done differently in this annon Szabo 1 pt. Hitting was: tourney. Typically, the games go Roberson 22-22, 5 kills; Buck 16- to 25 points and a team has to win 19, 1 kill; Williams 9-10, 1 kill; by two. However, in this tourney, Bamberger7-8; Smith 5-5. Block- the games were played with the ing was: Roberson 2; Buck 1. Set- first team to reach 2f; iw rots being ting was: Self 27-33. the winner. In match four for Gilmer they Gilmer squared off against played St. Marys and defeated Roane in their first match of the them in both games 20-15, and 20- tourney. They lost 11-20 in the 12. Scoring was: Shannon Szabo first game, then rebounded to win 12pts, 2 aces; Camai Roberson the second game 20-11. Scoring 10pts, 3 aces; Cristin Self 5 pts, 3 was: SamanthaSmith 8pts; Camai aces; Erica Williams 5pts, 2 aces; Roberson7pts;EmmaBailey5pts; Emma Bailey 3pts, 1 ace; Kacie Cristin Self 4pts; Shannon $ Buck 3pts; Samantha Smith 2pts. 3pts; Erica Williams 2pts; Kacie Hitting was: Roberson 17-17, 6 Buck2pts. Hitting was: Roberson kills; Buck 18-18, 2 kills; 17-19. 3 kills; Buck l3-15, 3 kills; Bamberger 12-12, Smith ll-ll; Smith 7-7; Williams 5-5, 1 kill. Williams 3-3,1kill. Biocking was: Setting was: Self 27-31. Roberson 3. Setting was: Szabo In Gilmer's second match of the 20-20, 3 assists. tournament, they played rival In this tourney, the Lady Titans Braxton County. The Lady Titans just missed getting into the cham- won both games 20-14, a,d 20- pionship game by one win. l l.Scoringwas:CamaiRoberson Gilmer's current record for the 13pts, 3 aces; Samantha Smith 2004 season stands at 3-1-1. This 1 lpts, 2 aces; Cristin Self 7pts; is a very good volleyball team but Emma Bailey 4pts, 1 ace; Erica they still need fan support to help Williams 2i-ts, 1 ace; Kacie Buck pump them up, so all you fans out 2pts, 1 ace; Shannon Szabo Ipt. there show ui9 and cheer them to Hitting was: Roberson 14-14, 2 victory. Hunter Education Course There will be Hunter Education Course held in Calhoun County at the Grantsville VFD on Septem- ber 18, 2004 from 8:00 am to 3:30 PNI and on September 19, 2004 from 1-00 PM to 5:00 PM. Local sponsor of the course is Grantsville Volunteer Fire Depart- ment. This is a 11 hour course and 'students must attend all sessions to be certified. In an attempt to lower the hunter incident rate, legislation was passed during the 1994 season that requires any person born on or after January 1, 1975 to present proof of completion of an approved Hunter Education Course prior to purchasing any type of hunting license. Hunter Education Courses successfully completed in other states are accepted. Each hunter must show proof of certification to the license agent each and every time a hunting license is issued. The course is open to the public and is free of charge. Anyone who completes the course will receive a certification card which is rec- ognized in all 50 states and six Canadian Provinces. Students un- der the age of twelve must be accompanied by a parent or guard- ian. Anyone under the age of ten will not be issued a certification card. Subjects covered during the course are: Hunter Responsibil- ity, Hunting Ethics, Hunter/Land- owner Relationships, Safe Fire- arms Handling, Preventing Negli- gent Shootings, Survival, First Aid, Handgun Hunting, Archery Hunt- ing, Muzzeloader Hunting, Spe- cial Hunting Concerns, and cur- rent West Virginia Hunting Laws. Call Steve Albaugh Monday through Friday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to register for the course. Students must register for'the course as classreom is limited. Page 7-- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 ut The Gilmer County Titans' varsity yard touchdown (14-13). The second ally, quarterback Dustin Fox went 16 football team played their second drive of the quarter also ended with a of 37 for 203 yards and a touchdown. game of the season at home last Fri., fumble recovered by the Warriors. Receiving, BillyWeavercaughteight Sept. 3.TheopponentwasthcClassA Gilmer had them in a 3rd and long passes for 114 yards and a touch- Pocahontas Warriors who defeated situation, but was unable to make the down, Andrew Maloney tallied 45 theTitansin2003byascoreof27-18, stop as the Warriors scored agaih with yards on five catches, Josh Brown This year the Titans fought hard to a41 yard touchdown run (14-19). The hauled in three catches for 29 yards, rack up a win against the Warriors, thirddriveofthequarterstartedGilmer andRyan Tomblin hadone reception but fell short again with a 45-24 loss. at their own I 1 yard line. The Titans for 15 yards. Rushing, quarterback Gilmer (0-2) quickly jumped on made an impressive drive to set up Dustin Fox led the way with 28 rushes top, scoring the first two touchdowns Andrew Maloney for a 37 yard field for 130yards and atouchdown, while of the contest. The first touchdown goal with .06 left on the clock that runningback Charlie Smith carried was on a on a 51 yard reception by made the score 17-19 at halftime, the ball 14 times for 99 yards and a wide receiver Billy Weaver. The sec- Gilrn'er scored only once in the touchdown. ond was on a one yard run by quarter- second half as Pocahontas racked up The Titans will play Wirt County back Dustin Fox. Pocahontas (1-1) 26 points. The lone Gilmer touch- this week at home, the kickoff time is then rallied with a one yard touch- down was scored on a 9 yard touch- set for 7:30 Fri. Sept. 10. Gilmer, led down run of their own to bring the down run by Charlie Smith with only by star quarterback Dustin Fox, will score to 14-7 at the end of the first 1.9 to go in the game. This made the be trying to break a two game skid, as quarter, final score 24-45. they face the Tigers who defeated the Gilmer's first drive of the second Offensively, the Titans gained 432 Titans in 2003, 42-25. Come out and quarter resulted in a fumble on the total yards, 203 through the air, and show your Titan spirit and cheer the Pocahontas 9-yard line that the War- 229 on the ground. The Titans also Titans to their first victory of the riors picked up and returned for a 91 converted 15 first downs. Individu- season. 68th Mountain Forest Poker Run The Annual event of the excit- ing and wild motorcycle games and field events will again be a part of the 68th Mountain State Forest Festival Poker Run. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11,2004, at the Beverly Fire Hall in Beverly, WV. The day will begin at 9:00am with registration and instructions for the daylong events, with the first rider out at 10:00am and the group ride at 10:30pm. A motorcycle run throughtout the beautiful country roads will provide the riders with breathtaking views and a few stops with friendly hosts. Pre-registration via the website ( will pro- vide the riders at $5.00 discount. The cost prior to event day will be $20.00 for a single rider and $25.00 on event day. Co-riders will be $10.00 each. The registration fee will include a pork loin dinner & beverage, as well as a commemo- rative t-shirt for the rider! The day will continue, alter the bike run, with bike games and field events. The action provides all participants and spectators a fun filled afternoon. Included will be the barrel roll, slow ride, cone race, keg throw, and the crowd favorite weenie bite. The poker hand will provide a I st place over- all, 2nd place overall, and 3rd placc overall best hands. The full day of excitement will also provide a great opportunity to ride and win $3,000 in cash and prizes, plus plaques for the field events with a 50/50 draw- ing. The sponsor for the day event is Elkins Distributors. Check out the 68th Mountain State Forest Festi- val "Reflections" on our up-to- date website ( www.foresOCe stivaL com) for com- plete schedule of events for the festival celebration to be held from October 2 - October 10, 2004. Fall gun show September 18, 2004 and September 19, 2004 The 68th Mountain State Forest Festi-adult for admission must accompany all val Fall Gun Show will be held again this children under the age of 16 to the show. year in the spacious Forest Festival Cen- The show will offer collectors and ter located in the Tygrats Valley Mall. sportsmen the opportunity to check out The show will again be held on two con- the new items on the market, as well as the secutive days, Saturday, Sept. 18, from antique sale. The DNR will be present to 9:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday, Sept. 19, provide educational materials, up-dates, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Sponsors for the and industry issues. All state and federal annualshowwillbeRichMountainHard- laws will be observed, and no loaded woods and Health Center Pharmacy. firearms will be allowed on the premises, "The show will be providing over 180 including concealed carry permits (ex- tables of vendors who are knowledgeable cluding law enforcement). about their merchandise. Vendors travel On Sunday, Sept. 19 at 3:00pm, there from all over the state and other surround- will be a drawing for the door prizes, ing states to participate in this annual which include items such as knives, guns, event, "commented Jay Gainer, Assistant prints, and much more. Registration for Director. "The weekend crowds enjoy a the door prizes is free with a paid admis- wide variety of merchandise and educa- sion. The Elkins Bands Auxiliary will tional opportunities offered throughout provide concessions throughout the two- the two day event," stated Gainer. day event. Admittance to the Forest Festival Gun The 68th Mountain State Forest Festi.i Show will be $4.00 (NRA members will val will be held from October 2 - Octobe be provided a $I.00 discount with an 10; for more information visit active membership card). Children under or call 304-636- the age of 12 are admitted free and an 1824. ncome tax, sales tax, withholding tax, corporate income and franchise tax, use tax, severance tax, excise tax-it's time to pay the tax or pay the max! Apply for Tax Amnesty September 1 - November 1. Get more information and your Tax Amnesty application by calling 1-800-WVA-8297 or visit- "Don't shortchange West Virginians! Here's your chance to come clean with back taxes and we'll waive the penalties." - West Virginia Governor Bob Wise ! West Virginia aa Arnne~y