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Tylercashs in on OOR , i, FI[iD Jo: nnscues, beats Titans STAN MESEROLL o  o Patience, I rate myself as pretty fair--not at the top of Somewhere near the middle. I can sit and watch a checking the hook, and I've stood for as long as on the Atlantic without so much as a crab nibbling my my patience was tested to a fair-thee-well and my dropped to zero. I was hunting dove. rning dove is probably the best or most classic the very valid point that sport hunting does not Wildlife populations. While the "rain crow," as many not hunted too much in this area, it is the nation's the astronomical number of these birds harvested by V Year, the total dove population continues to thrive year these little grey speedsters nearly 10 fine old art of wingshooting and a then rather high-strung New York City, train-communting editor, ranked rather low, but s,nce I had already spent trying to keep up with a wide-ranging, fast-working ringnecks, I welcomed the chance to "sit in the until after 12 noon, and in fact are best hunted Our host took us to his farm at about 4 p.m.  feeding in that harvested wheat field," he informed us, '11 stay in this cornfield and wait for them to fly to their us." He then left me between the first two rows of side of the field. He took a stand on the west side; south side; the farmer's son headed for the east side. legs, my patience gave out at 5 o'clock. blackbirds, starlings and one crow - no doves. I left my Stroll and a better look at an unidentifiable songbird I had of the nearby woods. I hadn't walked 50 feet when foursome of fast.flying feathered figures zoomed saw me brazenly standing out in the open, they veered and left me red-faced with my shotgun at "port Scooted back to my stand. tried for another 15 minutes, but then the waiting game not a lack of bird action but too much. Calls of SCanning the sky. I felt like an airplane spotter during dipping and diving aerialists in this case were "rain Zeroes. The flights ended almost as abruptly as they three boxes of shells later, I had my limit of 12 doves. 1976 "country patience" on Sept. 1, opening day of the and I had decided to try our hand at calling real lightly to see if we could jump shoot some local doves. 10 minutes before my patience gave out. I wasn't would fly. When we returned to the truck, we doves, but they were too far out to shoot. Instead, we the crows. one cornfield. Nothing. We struck out for another field two doves perched on a wire. I posted Marty, then to the other side hoping to flush the pair to my until I reached a good flushing point. Sure Malty was ] of flying, the coo-ing duo sat there. I be it a grouse, duck or dove, so I threw a stone flight. They nonchalantly watched the rock, and two I fired my gun into the air. They moved then, but flew on stand. crows, but all we could attract were two dozen mt legal gae. I stig don't know why those first came to a crow cag! and I made the 55-mile trek to the MicClintic Wildlife l to give my now country-like patience a true test. At 3:30 field: standing corn overlooking two disked up strips too hot, not only for birds to fly but for hunters wait patiently, I stuck to my stand. I could not too far away and I'd re-doubled my efforts to my new-found patience began to wear thin. Five Suddenly, my now sleepy, half-closed eyes caught began to raise my gun. A big butterfly! and I got the message: all the shooting was elsewhere. Cornfield porch and headed for the shotgun sounds. As we waist-high weeds. Marty caged, "single coming; take when a hunting partner passes up a shot for you, reiprocate, the bird would have been out bf gun , first shell of the season dropped my bird almost the last bird, but not the last shell. We saw about six and Marry did too. ]eves too late. The shooters who had all the birds we did not. All the doves had been feeding in a somewhere off the wildlife station property. nailed the tasty game birds as they flew to roost. not for doves} always pays! can be at State Public Hunting Area offices on eWcomers and offer advice, couldn't an up-to-date map fields be prominently displayed on a PHA bulletin bird regulations (dove and duck} are not set until at least be typed up and posted at PHA's? Better momos to hunting license agents informing them of d Shooting hours? Even after migratory bird regulations too late for dove seeson), they are scarce as ben's teeth (if Sraall towns like Glenville. This lack of information for in unnecessary fines of uninformed hunters, but besides. LINE PLUNGE - Glimer halfback Randy Maxwell burst through the Tyler defensive line for a short gain last Friday night. Tyler limited Glimer to 101 yards rushing. [Democrat photo by Paul Brown] An opportunistic Tyler County team managed to edge Gilmer County, 12-7 last Friday night in a game dominated by the defenses. Each team's scoring came as a result of defensive pressure. Gilmer scored after Danny Smith recovered a Tyler fumble, while Tyler scored when they recovered a Titan fumble in the end zone. The alert Tyler defense paved the way for John Pittman when he returned a quick kick 32 yards for a touchdown. Tyler's defense struck first when they forced a fumble by Gilmer's Randy Miller on the first play of the AHEAD NOW FOR ER CLASS . III ..... 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An unusual split-line offense Glenville State will try to break failed to bother the Titans as their into the win column for the first time defense swarmed all over the Red' this year when they take on West Raiders on the first series of plays and Virginia Tech in their first game home forced them to punt. Both teams of the season Saturday. punted twice in the first quarter. GSC lost their second game of the Miller, who also punts for the + eason last weekend in the Second Titans, had driven the Red Raiders, Annual Fish Bowl in Portsmouth, Vs. back to their own 27 yard line with a punt near the end of the first quarter.  Two plays later, Danny Smith recovered a Tyler fumble on the Tyler 30 yard line. Five plays later, Miller went over from the two yard line for the first score of the night. Following an illegal procedure penalty against the Titans, Miller kicked a perfect extra point. Mid-way through the second quarter G/liner had their backs to the wall on their own 17 yard line and were forced to punt. However, th snap from center went over Miller' head. He tried to run bu( the Re Raiders dropped him on the eight yarc line. They took over with f/rsf and goal At this point, the Titan defense reacted with the first of three goal line stands. They forced a fumble and recovered on their own three yard line. The offense was unable to get out of the hole, so Titan Coach Clyde Stepp tried to catch the Red Raiders unaware with a quick kick. Pittman returned the kick 32 yards for the score. They tried to run for the extra point, but failed when they ran into that familiar wall of Titans. On the first play after the touchdown, Titan quarterback Jerry McPherson unleashed a 50-yard bomb to end Don Wilson on the Red Raider 22 yard line. The McPhers0n to Wilson combination would eventually combine for 104 yards, but on the next play McPherson came right back to Wilson and the bag skipped off his fingers and into the hands of a Tyler defender. Gilmer attempted a 30-yard field goal with one second to go in the half. It was short and the half ended 7-6. The defenses dominated the third quarter, until the waning stages when Tyler mounted a drive which took them from their own 25 yard line to the Gilmer three yard line. Gilmer held at this point, forcing Tyler to try a field goal. The attempt was made from the 17 yard line, following an illegal procedure penalty. There was a bad snap from center on the play and Gilmer took over on downs. Mid-way through the last quarter. McPherson fumbled the snap and Tyler recovered on the Gilmer 20 yard line. The Titan defense again rose to the task and stopped the Red Raiders on fourth clown at the V2 foot line. However, Tyler's defense forced Miller to cough up the ball in the end zone and 6' 7" defensive end Artie Sherrill fell on it for the score. Catawba College of Salisbury, N. C. demolished the Pioneers 51-7. West Virginia Tech won their first game of the season last weekend when they upset favored West Virginia State 14-8. The Pioneers' offense was never able to get untracked against Catawba as they lost six fumbles. The lone GSC score came on a 14 yard pass from Terry Diehl to Mike Reed in the fourth quarter. Catawba scored 14 points in the second quarter, 17 in the third and 20 in the last quarter. September 16, 1976 The Glenville Democrat/ Pathfinder 5 GOLF TOURNEY WINNERS - Top finishers in the Labor Day golf tournament held at the Glenvtlle Golf Club were: [first row l-r] Scott Carney, winner of the Youth Tournament, Joey Estanich - fourth in the Youth Tournament; [back row l-r] Tim Carney - Men's winner; Bill Lilly- member of winning best bali team; Steve Collins. Men's second place; Tom Davisson - Longest drive and Steve Carney - second in the Youth tournament. PINE MANOR GROCERY N. Lewis St. Glenville Hunting supplies, both gun and bow. Wide selection, best price, best service. Lay away plan, at no extra cost. WE TRADE FOR USED GUNS. ' Gleflv State outgaindd Catawba in the lSSi:Q/ 10g yards tqb82  yards, bdtawbutgained GS( on; the ground 277 yards to 74 yards. This Saturday's game begins at 1:30 p.m. Rt. 33 & 119 - 4 miles west of Weston A complete selection of Quality Built Homes 12 WIDES - 14 WIDES - DOUBLE WIDES AND MODULAR ON DISPLAY EACH FULLY DISPLAYED AND LIGHD Phone 269-1510 -- Open Frlday 8 p.m. Member of W.Va. 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