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rip Harrisville, 50-23 "SMITH looks to pass the October 10 game with The Titans won the [Photo by June Carr] Pam Minigh tossed in 12 points to lead the Gilmer County Titan Girls to an easy 50-23 victory over the Harrisville Gators in a game played at Gilmer County High School, Monday, October 10. The Titans jumped out to a 16-7 first period lead and never looked back, extending their lead to 23-9 at the half. The local girls outscored Harrisville in every quarter. Tommy Burkhammer tossed in eight points for Gilmer; Diane Smith added seven, Sue Ann Reed and Susie Crouch hit on six, Julie Coffman had four, and Phyllis Crouch put in two points for the winnters. The win lifted the Titans to a 5-0 record on the season. Harrisville 7 2 12 2-23 Gilmer 16 7 13 14--50 Harrisville [23] Mullenix, 3-1-7; Murphy, 24)-4; Caldwell, 1-O-2; Haught, 4-0-8; Murphy, 1-0-2. TOTAL: 11-1-23. Gilmer [50] Reed, 3-0-6; Minigh, 6-O-12; Coffman, 2-0-4; Smith, 2-3-7; P. Crouch, 1-0-2; Burkhammer, 4-0-8; S. Crouch, 3-0-6; Williams, 2-1-5. TOTAL: 23-4-50, ::: ....... ' ACTION--GIImer's Pam Minigh [left] takes a pass from 1|th in the October I0 game with Harrisville at the GCHS [Photo by June Carr] F ioneers hand Bluefield 16-12 defeat Freshman running back David Boggess exploded for 128 yards in 25 carries Saturday, October 15, in leading the Glenville State College Pioneers to their first victory of the football season, a 16-12 win over Bluefield State College. The game was played in Bluefield. The Pioneers leaped out to a 104:} first half lead and led 16-0 bore the Blues were able to Bet on the scoreboard. The loss dropped Bluefield to a record of 1-5 on the season. Junior running back Tom Phillips put the Pioneers on the scoreboard first on a 36-yard run with 12:27 remaining in the opening quarter. Benny Long added the PAT on a kick to put the Pioneers in front, 7-0. There was no additional scoring in the first period. Long, a 5-10, 185 pound Freshman from Lebanon, Virginia, added a 23-yard field goal in the second canto to send the Pioneers to the dressing room at half time with a 10-0 advantage. The Pioneers weren't long getting on the board in the second half as Sophomore linebacker Van Vaughn propelled Glenville to a 16-0 bulge with a 47-yard TD scamper with only a minute and 37 seconds gone in the third quarter. Long's PAT kick was no good, but the G-Men were on top to stay with 13:23 remaining in the third frame. Glenville was unable to get on the scoreboard for the remainder of the game and fought off a Bluefield rally to save the victory that put the Pioneer record at 1-5. Duane Prader got Bluefield on the scoreboard with a four-yard pass reception in the third period. The two-point conversion attempt failed. Then, with 5:13 remaining in the game, Chuck Bradshaw tallied on a two-yard run for the final count. The PAT run attempt was again unsuccessful. The Pioneers had 282 yards rushing in the game and ten yards. passing for a total offense of 292 yards. In addition to Boggess' 128 yards on the ground, Phillips picked up 83 yards on 13 tries and Vaughn added 76 yards on nine carries. Bluefield amassed 123 yards on the ground and added 162 through the ozone on 12 of 22 passes with three interceptions. Total Bluefield offense was 285 yards. The Blues also fumbled the ball away three times. Leading ground gainer for Bluefield was Greg Wilson with 66 yards in 18 totes of the pigskin. The Pioneers will be home Saturday, October 22, for a 7:30 game with the West Liberty Hilltoppers, During halftime of the West Liberty game, Pioneer Stadium will be formally dedicated, Glenville 7 3 6 0 -16 Bluefleld 0 0 6 6 -12 G: Phillips, 36-yard run; Long kick. G: Long, 23-yard field goal. G: Vaughn, 47-yard run; kick failed. B: Prader, 4-yard pass from Von Jaymes; run failed. B: Bradshaw, 2-yard run; run failed. Faculty Er Staff Bowling League A two-way tie for first place has developed in the Faculty & Staff Bowling League, according to statistics released concerning games through the week of October 9. The "Has Beens", composed of Rata Kight, Sharon Mencer, Jim Mencer and Garry Kight, are deadlocked with the "Three & One". in strong effort at Williamstown Discussing the Williamstown kicking game, Yellowjacket Coach Chuck Eddy remarked, "Our kicking game was terrible. However, you can't blame Petty. Gilmer had 10 guys pouring through there every time we were in punt formation." \\;r\ql]iamstovn's  defea,8.i# . nit ",a iN,'to col{alh the:: .... litans m'" the second half and the Yellowjackets finally began to climb back into the game in the final seven minutes and 35 seconds. Yellowiacket quarterback Jeff Burkhammer lofted a 51-yard pass to Berry Douthitt. Two plays later, Ned Merrifield trudged over from six yards out to light the scoreboard for -Williamstown. Burkhammer fired a pass to Jeff Deem for the conversion to cut the Gilmer advantage to 12-8. The Titans failed to move the ball on the next possession and Burkham- mer again hit Douthitt with a pass on the first Yellowjacket play from scrimmage. Douthitt then shoved the ball back to Randy Snyder on the "fleaflicker" and he scrambled for a 25-yard gain. Williamstown proceeded to ground out additional yardage and at the 2:49 mark Merrifield scooted to paydirt from three yards away to give the 'Jackets the lead. Merrifield's conversion run was successful to accuunt for the final 16-12 margin. Coach Jones pointed out that the Titans started the game with four County Head Football "Bill" Jones had nothing of his players, a strong Williamstown October 14, only to lose a game played at Seven years I've been in should have been of our young people," said. "They iust gave a t a team that had a into the game. And it Homecoming Game," it looked as though the upset the highly-re- jackets. Gilmer totally action the entire first Williamstown to 28 total in the first 24 minutes. to the Titans' stout Williamstown's punt- and allowed Gilmer SCOres that gave them a bulge. The first Titan m ll-yard pass from Mike Minney to 35-yard scoring drive Williamstown punter to get off a short Under the pressure of a onslaught Gilmer score came punt, and was a three-yard TD run by town girls basketball schedule Viking Girts basketball team has the following games the remainder of the 1977 season, according to Coach Patty Troy 7:00A Tanner 6:30A Sand Fork 6:30H Troy 7:00H Burnsville 7:00H Gassawav 7:00H Clenville 6:30H Tanner 6:30H Tournament (CHS Gymnasium} have played five games, and one game with Sutton has Friday Night regulars out due to injuries, Keith Morrow, Donnie Smith, David Duelley and Jerry Duelley did not even suit up for the loacl squad. "We were down to iust 16 or 17 players," Jones said, ' Another Titan player, Pat Minney, was injured during the game. He was taken to a hos.rietta for x-rays of his ha. e   released from the hospital, but the extent of his injuries has not been determined. "I just want the people of Gilmer County to know," Jones said, "that our boys are giving every thing they have, If anyone is to blame for our losses, I accept the responsibility. No one could ask more of the players than we're getting." The Titans, 1-6 on the year, will be in Harrisville, Saturday, October 22. to battle the Gators. Gllmer County 6 6 0 0-12 Wimamstown 0 0 0 16-16 G: Furr, ll-yard pass from Minney; kick failed. G: Frymier, 3-yard run; run failed. W: Merrifield, 6-yard run; Deem on pass from Burkhammer. W: Merrifield, 3-yard run; Merrifield run. HOMECOMING LOSS SETS RECORD By losing to West Virginia Wesleyan, 6-0, in the 1977 Home- coming football game, Glenville's Pioneers dropped their third Home- coming in a row. This is the first time in history that the Pioneers have lost three consecutive Homecomings. The same Wesleyan team began the series by defeating Glenville. 21-15, in overtime in 1975. Bluefield dropped the Big Blue, 14-13, last year. Club Ca/f Sale Call 462-7309 to place YOUR ad! IISCOMING9 I Ron s Radio Shop Weston wv UNITED LIVESTOCK SALES CO. P.O. Box 282 Parkersburg, W. Va 26101 Telephone 304-485-3479 JOE CORBITT, MANAGER PHONE 422-1737 consisting of Colleen Collins, Elsie Kirkpatrick, Bantz Collins and Bob Reed. Both teams show records of 14 wins and six losses. Tied for second with 13-7 records are the "M & M's" and the "Country Kids". Third position is held down by the "Bombers", who sport a 12V-7V2 record. Half a game is awarded in the event of a tie. The "Sundowners" are fourth with a 12-8 mark. Fifth place is occupied by the "Oilers", who are 11-9. Team Number 13 is in sixth position with a 10-9V2 mark. The "Bad News" are seventh, showing a 9 V2-10V2 log. "C & G Layne" and "Katie's Hot Shots" are tied for the eighth position with identical 9-11 records Ninth place is held down by the "T-16's". They have an 8-12 season record. Holding tenth are the "Three Bowlers & A Roller" with a 7V2-12V log. The "Guttersnipes II" are eleventh with a 7-13 mark. "The Vacant Lot" find themselves in twelfth place with a 6-14 record. Team Number 8 is last. They are 4-16 on the campaign. "Bowlers of the Week" were Elsie Kirkpatrick with a 523 series and Bob Reed with a 532 set. Mrs. Kirkpatrick also leads the League in high average for women, She has a 170 average per game. Rodney Moss is on top among the men with a 166 average, GSC OFFERS THANKS Glenville State College has offered special thanks to Bob Fox of Glenville for the donation of the goal posts at Pioneer Stadium. The College has also expressed gratitude to Mr. Fox, Carl Carr and Whitey Moore for erecting the goal posts at the new stadium on Mineral Road. October 20, 1977 The GlenHlle Democrat/P | Sand Fork selects cheerleaders Sand Fork Junior High has completed elections for cheerleaders for the coming basketball season, The cheerleaders were divided into two squads-the fifth and sixth squad, and the seventh and eighth grade girls. The girls who qualified for fifth and sixth grade were as follows: Karen Groves, Linda Losh, Crystal Sklnlmr, Jackle Tomey, Lucy Wolfe end Dta Hickman (Alternate}. Those who met requila or the seventh and eighth glade are: Chris Ratliff, Debbie Harrison. Koran McHenry, Holly Wutbrmk. Chris Thrasher, Ruby Thomlmm [Mascot} and Tammy ][ei {Alta nate}. GSC Paper Airplane Contest winners PAPER AIRPLANE WINNERS-.Plctured are wlaners In tl Annual Paper Airplane Contest. Front row [left to rlg]: McHugh, William Ellern, Wesley Miller, Matthew MIII, G7 Layne and Roger nO,,evenger. Back row [left to right]: Pet MIL Dale Moore, Jim O Dell, John Holland, Gll Valdez, $olm  Danny Hamrlc. [Photo by Mike Boggs] The First Glenville State College Paper Airplane Contest was held Friday, October 7, at 2:30 p.m., airier having been rained out the day before. Under the sponsorship of the Robert F. Kidd Library, the contest drew dozens of entries from paper-airplane buffs of all ages. Competitions were held in four categories: Distance. Duration, Aero- batics, and Design. Contest Coordin- ator John Collins, along with faculty members Jim Rogers, Bernard McCow- an and Jack Laeng, served to judge the entries. Gilmer Countians win at Spencer Gilmer County's Debbie placed second in the Miss Majorette competition held at the Black Walnut Festival in Spencer during the past weekend. The Gilmer County High School Majoattaaa "din third-place trophy for Majorette Corps Routine in the same Festival. Additional details and pictures will appear in next week's paper. CHANCELLOR ATTENDS LUNCHEON. SEES GAME West Virginia Board of Regents Chancellor Ben Morton was a guest of Dr. and Mrs. William K. Simmons for a luncheon preceding the Glenville State College Homecoming football game, Saturday, October 8. Chancellor Morton attended the GSC-Wesleyan football game at Pioneer Stadium. He spent most of the afternoon with Dr. and Mrs. Simmons in the press box at the stadium. Prizes were awarded for Fh'lt. Second and Third places In each category. The winners were: DURATION: First Iflace.Garv Layne, Second place-William lem, Third place-Danny HamHc. DISTANCE: First placa-Wmk] Miller, Second place-Roger Clevengar, Third place-William El/am. AEROBATICS: First place.John Holland, Second place-Gfl Valde Third place-Matthew Miller, DESIGN: First place-Peter Martin. Second place-Jim O'Dell. Third place-Dale Moore. SPECIAL AWARD FOR CLEANUP: lee McHugh. Marks Holy Park Windsor Norr Freedom OodWick Homes BELKNAP MOBILE HOMES. INC. 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