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TS in the FIELD BY STAN MESEROLL Member "Once I'd like to hold a Gilmer grouse-hunting gathering of "C, ene "Tailfeathers" Hill, Ed "Exit Laughing" Zern, Dave, 1, Jerome "Sports Afield" Robinson, Frank "Grouse Feathers" v Others of equal renown. I'd convene the conclave at 9 a.m. apple orchard overlooking a former strip mine near the I hi country hollow that Amy and I have hunted this past weekend. First, I'd insist on a three-hour as New Englanders refer to "ruff") flush-and-shoot few silver dollar side bets, then an afternoon sit-down SOme of the words of wisdom concerning the feathered these fellows pass on via the pages of the esteemed classic bird-hunting books. The sessions are needed, I record straight: the grouse hunting how-to hints they've have been, and hereafter should be, labeled in big, type: NOT FOR WEST VIRGINIA. this king of all wingshooting sport, I've religiously tten about grouse, and like a devoted disciple have the advice. But, somehow, it has afailed to help Fdl my er-plucked grouse, and from what I've observed, Way, grouse are predictable," writes one of the better with whom I once worked. "Find  apple tree where and you can return to that same tree tomorrow end lind the same birds there again," he claims. New England orchard apples must have some secret hereabouts. I have returned to apple tree after apple a bird and my only reward has been chickadees. the feeding spots you can find birds every day. Grouse and once you discover what the birds prefer in your for success." bet? Check the diet of regal ruff as reciped by another dogwood berries, strawberry leaves, clover, small ferns. AUtumn olive, blackberries, serviceberry, thornapples, haw Land acorns, wild grape, greenbrier berries, insects, weed and buds of other trees. And there's more. C'mon on down all these and more. Our birdy restaurant by a ridge or two or three, hut they are here. Fred-their-food approach and while it occasionally lust as often draws a blank, for the grouse, as the more know, ie as finicky a feeder as a young his favorite today is disdained tomorrow, and by the meal time favorite, it's Sunday! The next Saturday, I've located a veritable wild grape paradise, :rouse there. Probably, if my grammar-school wildlife y I worked through the vinery haven the grouse acorns their main morning meal and were saving the dessert. recently exhorted grouse gunners to forgo the old saw foliage and other cover has browned and fallen, and "Late soason hunters will invariably find and put those who head for their favorite coverts as early as He writes on that "consistently greater numbers of birds state's grouse season... [when] family grouping of the birds." this fellow wants to clear the woods of squirrel ore elbow room for his own bushytail sport. So far this ve put up only four birds and everyone of them was as his h/storlc AtlajuUc $ol /]IMht, :    i exhoratiuns of grouse hunting writers, I maintain, are the rule, in West Virginia, and one of these fine days when with a typewriter, I hope to record them in a "How NOT to Hunt Grouse." instead of offering sure-fire success tips in his biology instead and does explode one grouse myth worth get you more birds, but it's interesting nevertheless. their wings on a log to produce that drumming sound. It merely beating the air with his wings at high speed, He finds an elevated spot, and flails the air mightly to sound. afield for grouse in Gilmer County's hill country, the more what holds true today doesn't necessarily hold true okay tomorrow may just change the following day. The can offer a would-be Appalachian wingslooter is jog daily: buy the best briar-turning brush pants and tey can buy; have regular eyesight and hearing the fast "shotgun draw" until you can whip up an than Matt Dillon can unholster his Colt .45. All This tany 30e-acre brushy hollow, then simply and doggedly across, through thickets, across creeks and ridge tops, even across open forest. Check cedar tree groves, pine clumps of mnltiflora rose. If you don't rut up any always another 300 acres on the other side of the ;'eeon originally meant something learned by lie Variety Shop FF.,00IUI00I NG JUTE WOOD BEADS NEW HOBBY SUPPLIES! it., Glenville, W.Va. 462.8635 MANOR GROCERY St. Glenville ATTENTION HUNTERS buys all over the store; name it, we and the price is right. Examples: Kessnar only 37.95; Leupold 3x9 variable Winchester model 94 30-30 rifles, only model 336T 30-30 rifles, only 99.95; 870 Wingmester shotguns, only 139.95; compound bows, only 79.95; Bear bows, only 127.95. Sunday Nov. 21, 1:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Gilmer ends season with 54-0 victory Gilmer County High ended their sometimes frustrating 1976 football season with ,54-0 rout of Lumberport last Thursday night. Randy Miller led the Titan barrage with four touchdowns and 171 yards rushing on 13 carries. Miller scored on runs of eight yards, 53 yards, 29 yards and six yards. Randy Maxwell piled up 115 yards on 13 carries and sophomore Jerry Duelley added 50 yards on five carries. The Titans rolled up 435 yards rushing and were 0-5 passing. Coach Clyde Stepp got some outstanding performances by players who will return next year. Duelley scored a 25-yard touchdown and an extra point, while sophomore Bill Johnson scored o ive-yard run and junior John Wesner scored on a two-yard run. Danny Smith led the Titan defensive effort as he had one safety, two quarterback sacks and was in on 10 tackles. Wesner was in on 11 tackles. The Titans ended their season with a 445 record. Kight replaces Dollgener as coach of GSC's bowling champs Dr. Robert Dollgener, Athletic Director of Glenville State College has announced the appointment of Gary J. Kight to the position of Bowling Coach. The position was formerly held by Dr. Dollgener who resigned to devote more of his time to his duties as Athletic Director and Chairman of the Division of Health, Physical Education and Safety. Dr. Dollgener's 1976 Bowling Team won the National NAIA Bowling Championship Title in Kansas City. Kight graduated from Glen,ille High School in 1964, and attended Glenville State College. He was employed by Glenville State College in April of 1967 and is in charge of printing, supplies and inventory. He is team captain and a very active GSC to offer umpires' class Glenville State College will offer a course in Baseball Officiating for two weeks beginning Nov. 29, through Dec. 9. The class will be conducted by Robert (Bob) Belcastro, baseball coach at Glenville State. The course will last from 6:30 to 9:30 Monday through Thursday of both weeks. According to Bill Hanlon, assist- ant executive secretary of the Secondary Schools Activities Commis- sion, it is now required that any high school baseball official must take a sanctioned course before he can be considered for certification as an official. Coach Belcastro states that this certification program can provide Umpires for the local schools thereby assistance of persons from distant areas. The course will also be taught under the control of Glenville State College and the WVSSAC. Tuition for the course will be $22 for two credit hours. Anyone interested in taking this course should contact Coach Belcastro at the college, 462-7361 extension 229. member of the Glenville State College Faculty and Staff Bowling League. Coach Kight said, "I know this is not the easiest job to accept. When a team wins the National Championship, it is impossible to improve on that and very difficult to remain champions. I wilt attempt to carry on the tradition Glenville State College has established in the brief time bowling has been a competitive athletic event." Dr. Dollgener said, "We are indeed fortunate to have someone like Mr. Kight to tak over the responsibility of coaching bowling. With his knowledge and skill in bowling, we can anticate a continued quality program." Kight is married to the former Rite Bird and is a resident of Glenville. Wanted to Buy BEEF g DEER HIDES Jack Garreff Linn, WV .462-7682 Former GSC stars to play Wizards A number of former Glenville State College basketball players will return to campus this Friday Nov. 12 for a game with the comedy basketball team, the Harlem Wizards. The game will be played at 8 p.m. in the GSC gymnasium. The GSC All Star team is comprised of the following players: Jackie Robinson, Earl Hawkins, Dave Merchant, Steve Datcher, Tom Lilly, Dave Barnes, Bobby Hardman, Eric Malde, Dave Henderson, A.J. Rogers, Jim Spicer, Gene King, Run Jones, Randy Hess and Jeff Jackson. The Wizard show is an event for the entire family. A broadway type show plus exceptional basketball skills, combine to bring enjoyment to basketball purists and theatrical enthusiasts. The Wizards have won over 500 games while losing only two. Tickets are now on sale at the Glenville Pizza Shoppe or The Little Red School House on the GSC campus. Gilmer girls crush Calhoun Pare Minigh scored 18 points to ; lead Gilmer County High's girls' basketball team past Calhoun County Friday, 58-10. Other Giimer scorers were: Kim Heckert-10, Sue Reed-6, Ann Perry-6, Lisa Coffman--6, Phyllis Crouch--5. Susie Crouch-4 and Diana Smith-3. THE VOTERS OF GILMER COUNTY Your votes and support in the November 2 election were deeply appreciated. I am sincerely grateful for your help. Thank You ROBERT W. MINIGH November I1, 1976 The Glenviile Democrat/ Pader S GSC scares Concord in loss Glenville State Cullege gave WVIAC Southern l)ivision leader Concord a run for their money last Saturday before falling stuart of victory, 24-21. GSC's new field goal kicker, Rocky Graves. kept the Pioneers even in the first half as he kicked field goals of 30 and 46 yards. Leandis Hodges came through with another big scoring play for the Pioneers as he scored on an 80-yard run. Mike Reed added the Pioneers' other score with a one-yard run. Terry Diehl hit Tom Phillips for a two-point conversion following Reed'a touch- dG vn. Concord's scored came on a 73-yard pass from Jeff Boyles to Carlos Lee, a 25-yard run by Boyles, a one-yard run by Toney Lipcomb and a 47-yard field goal. Concord, 7-3, will play Northern Division winner, Shepherd in Summersville on Nov. 15. The Pioneers ended the season with a 3-7 record. Friday Night, Nov. 12 Live Music & Dance Taylors Place 5 miles from Glenville on Weston Rd. 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