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Thursday, October !7, 2013 - The Glenville Democrat / Pathfinder - Page ; To share sports news with this paper, call the office at 304-462-7309; FAX 462-7300 Titans Prepare for Senior Night- Friday, Oct. 18 THE 2013 GCHS TITAN SENIORS - On Friday, Oct. 18, these ten seniors prepare to play their final game as GCHS Titans on the Morris Stadium Tuff. They are: (Front, L-R) Tristan Sparks, Luke Beall, Adam Beall, Kenny Smith; (Back, L-R) Seth Skinner, Ellis Johnson, Austin Cunningham, Nathan Allison, Hayden Jones, and Jordan Peggs. An eleventh senior is listed on the rester but not pictured above - Joshua Short. GCHS (4-3) Hosts Hannan in Final Home Game of the 2013 Season By Jam& Mullins, the Titans trailed, 39-7. (1-5), Friday, Oct. 18? For the Titans; .Sports Editor Despite the deficit, the Titans came a win is important for many reasons? Last Friday, Oct. 11 did not quite back on the field in the second half and The game will be particularly spe- go as planned for the Gilmer Titans kicked things up? They managed to cial for the tl seniors on the Titan (4-3). score twice - once off a 26-yard pass roster. This will be their final game in TheDoddridgeBulldogscameinto between Austin Cunningham and the Titan blue, red, and white at Mor- Glenville and handed the Titans their Austin Ratliff and again off of a 43- ris Stadium. Show up a bit early for first home loss of the season, 46-22. yard run from Jared Pritt. thetraditionalpre'-game senior parent~ The offense struggled to get in the While it was not a rally for the win, presentation? groove as the only touchdown of the it did turn into a tighter finish, 46-22. With the first 500 season'(and po- first half came off of a 92-yard kick- In general, it was a rough game for tentially winning season) in years on off return by senior Tristan Sparks the Titans. Their Offense was held to the line for the Titans, this senior (#3, pictured above), only 202 yards of total offense, in- game will be big? Unfortunately, it also took until cluding 75 yards passing. Come out and support the 2013 halftime for the defehse to get going. Now, the Titans prepare to rebound GCHS Titans' seniors in this final As the two teams went into their in their final match-up at home in the home game of the season. Kickoff is respective locker rooms at the half, 2013 regular season against Hannan set for 7:30 p.m.? Pioneers Lose Another Close One on the Road, 17-10 By Jamie Mullins, Sports Editor In general, 2013 has been a {0ugh season for the GSC Pioneers. Youth, inexperience, and reckless errors have resulted in multiple close games end- ing in defeat. When the Pioneers traveled to the Capital City for the University of Charleston Homecoming on Satur- day, Oct. 12, it was more of the same for the Pioneers. On offense, the Pioneers struggled to finish their drives. In the first half of the contest, the closest the Pio- neers got to scoring was field goal range. Josh Brown, a freshman kicker, managed to put three points on the board with a 36-yard attempt mid- way through the second quarter, but the 46-yard attempt at the quarters end was blocked and appeared to be just out of his range. At halftime, the Pioneers trailed the Golden Eagles, 14-3. Pioneer fans held onto hope, in the close contest, when junior return man Quin Thorton returned the opening FourPioneers had doubledigittack- kickoff of the second half92 yards for les in thecontest? James Johnson (15), a touchdown. Devin Cain (1'19, Terry Reese (10), M iny Pioneer fans felt this was the andElijah Sala (t0) all had im zing start of a stronger half for the offense, games on defense. However, ulti- but the Golden Eagle defense just mately the 17 points was too many. proved to be too much. The losebrings the Pioneers to (2- Thorton's score was the only touch- 4). They hope to turn things around down of the day for the Pioneers and when the} face MEC opponent UVA their only score of the second half. Wise, this Saturday, Oct. 19 at 1:00 UC defeated ihe Pioneers, 17-10. p.m. The games have been close, and As for the Pioneer defense, their the Pioneers could win out. Don't efforts were simply not enough, miss it? Leon Ramsey and his Dawg House Gym are proud to be GSC Pioneer Football Team backers. In fact, they sponsor the annual Rumble on the Hill boxing matches as a fund-raiser for the team, as well as other events each year to get high school students interested in attending Glenville State and playing football. I have many new and used rifles, shotguns and pistols in stock. Stop in' and see what I have. "I will trade." Just compare my prices one time, that's all it will take to make you a regular customer. 304-462-8654 By contributing to P.A.C., you can be a part of Glenville State College's winning tradition in Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Volleyball, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Men's Track, Women's TraCk, Men's Cross Country and Women's Cross Country in addition to Pioneer Football. Monday 50 Shrimp and s2 drafts* I .............. * Bar Only ~*~or~ay All-American Cookou 7:00 Mexican Night! New: GSC Coaches Grille p.m. every Tues.- Hear live interviews GSC Athletic Friday Baked Steak & All-you-can-eat Frog legs Seafood Night Wednesday iO Wings, Fish Fry, & s2 Drafts Featuring 65C Professor Jason Barr 0n LITTLE PIONEERS CELEBRATE AFTER THEIR ROUND ONE VICTORY B-Team Defeats Little Ritchie Rebels in Round )ne On Sunday, Oct. 6, the Gilmerdown, headdedapairofpointsoffof County Little Pioneer B-Team faced conversions? Hamric also returned a the Ritchie Little Rebels in Round kickoff four yards for the Little Pie- One of the LKC Youth Footballneers? League Playoffs. Finally, Chapman added 62 yards The Little Pioneers knew it would rushingfortheLittlePioneerOffense? be atoughcontest. Entering thep'lay- He also put a touchdown on the offs, the Little Pioneer B-Team was scoreboard off of a 12-yard run. On #3 in the LKC South while Ritchie special teams, Chapman had a 10- was #2 in the LKC North. yard punt? Despite being the "underdog" go- While the offense racked up the ing into the contest, the Little Pie- points, the defense held the Rebels to neers quickly proved they were the a low scoring match-up? superior team as they earned an easy, Chris Carr led the Titans with four 27-7, victory over their opponent? tackles, including a tackle-for-a-loss Avery Chapman, Ean Hamric, and of five yards? Levi Self led the offense. Kodei Dean and Hamric each had Self led the team in scoring with a three tackles. Hamric added a tackle- pair of touchdowns - one on a 17- for-a-loss of six yards. yard carry and another on a one-yard Finally, Self had two tackles, in- rush? He also had a single point cluding one for aloss of three yards! conversion. Self rushed for 62 yards Unfortunately, their 2013 Champi- total in the contest? onship hopes came to an end after a Hamric racked up a team high 88 loss to the Braxton Redskins this past yards rushing, including a 32-yard . Sunday, Oct. 12. Congrats on a great touchdown? In addition to the touch- season, Little Pioneer B-Team? GILMER TITANS FOOTBALL - GC/-/$ (22) -vs- Doddridge (46) Top Five Performers as Reported to the Exponent Telegram. - Austi/7 Cunningham (#2 of the C2B) - Austin Ratliff (#5Receiver, #4 Tackler, #4 Scoring, #2 Forced Fumbles," and #3 TFL) - Matthew Montgomery (//5 TFL) - HunterAshley{#2 ForcedFumbles) - Hunter Moore (#2 Sacks) VOLLEYBALL - Matches won shown GCHS -vs- Braxton (NA) GCHS (0) -vs- Wirt (2) GCHS (2) -at- C/ay (U GILMER MINI-TITANS FOOTBALL - Gilmer (20) -vs- Webster (44) PIONEERS GOLF - MEC Championship: ady Pioneers - 9th P/ace Pioneers - 12th Place FOOTBALL - GSC (10) -VS- Charleston (17) VOLLEYBALL - Matches won shown GSC (0) -vs- Wesleyan (3) GSC (2) -vs- UVA-Wise (3) GSC (0) -vs- Concord (3) LITTLE PIONEERS B-TEAM - Gilmer (27) -vs- Ritchie (7) I I I Hi , , ;. \ , ',. ...1 SponSO by: Mineral Road, G lenville Ill m m m m m m m unl m Ill l m m 1 l m m m m Him m IIl m m 1 m II m m m m JOIN THE PIONEER ATHLETIC CLUB SCHOLARSHIP FUND[ I-'349 For more details, telephone the Athletic Dept. at 304.462.7361. Join a winning team and support our local college by making out a check in any amount to the "GSC Foundation" with a check memo to "P.A.C." for membership. CUT OUT THE COUPON BELOW AND MAIL IT TOI Glenville State College Athletic Department / P.A.C. Glenville, WV 26351. Name:- Phone: Address: Amount Pledged: $