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to WVIAC, Intercollegiate will be when around in the Fairmont suffered a loss floor to it obvious the all the way as basketball is the perennial claiming championship However, the to be more and the Falcons to dominate the past. The oat four-year nd center made them to sources on December 1 and to Fairmont on December 10. The Pioneers have defeated West Virginia Tech, Salem, and captured a thrilling overtime win over Morris Harvey on December 8. The G-Men have combined the solid experience of such standouts as Senior center Ralph Ledbetter and Junior guard Wayne Washington with outstanding floor work from newcomers Andre White, Ernie Gilliard and Junior Gary Nottingham to produce the winning record. White is a transfer from Beckley College, which has discontinued its basketball program. The other teams experiencing two conference losses thusfar are West Virginia State, West Liberty State, Wheeling College, Tech and Morris Harvey. As to the new tourney concept, with Becidey College out of the Conference and now only 14 members that means each team will have to play down play for in the opening round. Traditionally, Wesleyan. the with 15 members, the first-place the WVIAC finisher in the regular season drew a ip last year, bye in the first round. Conference. To add more luster to the new update to Salem setup, a Tuesday session has been mt 88-73 in the added. For years, the Conference has airmont's Marion staged a marathon Wednesday re the Falcons session, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and l invincible. Now, sometimes continuing into the wee Bobcats a run, hours of the morning. The tournament Wesleyan in the is played at the Charleston Civic aon. . Center. :e moved into the The first place team in regular ,top three rated season standings will meet the last irmont and Shop- place team. The second place squad suffered one loss. will meet the next-to-last in this year's also suffered just tournament. The third place team will .57 decision to the meet the third from the bottom and so an Eagles. on. losses, including The tournament opens February College Pioneers. 28 at the Civic Center. It is annually veteran Coach attended by many Gitmer Countians Virginia State and GSC fans. fall to Calhoun registered three a 38-28 County Monday, , Gtlmer 28 {C) pinned R. won by forfeit. W. Tomblin. {G) pinned Jeff Cq ped D. Com.s. 132--P. Stalnaker {G) uinned Bill KendalLO:32, 1st. 138--Wayne Hardway {C} maj. dec. D. Lash, 19-2. 145-- R. Green (G} dec. Dennis Houchin (C), 11-2. 155--R. McCumbers {G} pinned Mike Collins, 1:31, 1st. 167--Bruce Moles {C} pinned Junior Edwards, 1:38, 1st. 185--Jeff Houchin (C) won by forfeit. UNL--J. Edwards (G) pinned Kenny Goodnight, 1:14, 1st. game sanctioned participating would have been ..ow,,of mdbtB for the first year of collegiate Conference, it sports. basketball Plans are that the conference will reality, be divided into two divisions, North been awaiting and South, and will match the NCAA for the outstanding seniors from the 15 Cage classic and conference schools. received last week The game is expected to be played in June at Parkersburg Catholic High the game could School. the athletes NEW HOURS 8:15 a.m. to5 p.m. [Scars] Monday through Friday Sat 9 till 1 Biggest Catalog Sale of the Year SEARS MIDWINTER SALE Catalogs Available Closed at 5 p.m. Dec. 30 Closed Dec. 31, 1977 Phone 462-7374 Authorized SALES MERCHANT OPERATED BY JANET DEAL USED CARS IIli]es. 1974 DODGE aA TON PICKUP A/ T, PS, PB, 4 new tires, 318 eu. in., 34,500 miles 'PB, 1974 FORD F250 PICKUP PS, PB, A/trans, newly , reworked motor MET 4D AC, radio, 1973 FORD F100 PICKUP PS, PB, A/ T, Ranger Pkg. 1971 FORD FI00 with topper 41) PR, A/ T, 1971 aTON GMC PICKUP ILLE FORD SALES 61enville, WV Titans fall to Dec dridge, 59-57 The Gilmer County Titans battled the Doddridge County Bulldogs into overtime Tuesday, December 20, before falling, 59-57, in a ragged, mistake-filled Little Kanawha Confer- ence basketball contest. The game was played at the Glenville State College gymnasium. The Bulldogs' Fred Fogg topped all scorers in the game with 29 points. Brad McPherson of the Titans was runner-up with 21 markers. Mike Minney and Steve Carney added 10 for Gilmer County. Doddridge forged out to a 106 first quarter lead, but Gilmer came back in the second stanza to pull into a 26-24 halftime advantage. After a 13-13 standoff in the third canto, the Bulldogs got the two points back in the final quarter, outpointing the Titans, 16-14. The overtime also belonged to Doddridge, but again by the narrowest of margins, two points.. The loss dropped the Titan record to 1-1. Doddrldse County 10 14 13 16 [6]-59 Gilmer County 6 20 13 14 [4]-57 Doddrldge County [50] Fred Fogg, 13-3-29; Jeff MerriLL, 6-2-14; Grog Holden, 0-6.6; Kevin Swann, 1-2-4; Dave Kelley, 3-0-6. TOTAL: 23-13-59. Gllmer County [57] Mike Minney, 3-4-10; Rob Greynolds, 3.0-6; Brad McPherson. 6-5-21; Danny Smith, 2-0-4; Bruce Smith, 1-I-3;. Jeff Furr, 0-3-3; Steve Carney, 5-0-10. TOTAL: 22-13-57. December 29, 19"/7 - Th Glenvme Democrat/Pader 5 ' I i Ambulance calls .... I[ December 16 - December 23 12-16-77, 1:00 p.m.--Paul C. Stalnaker from Spencer to Glenville. 12-17-77, 12:19 a.m., Lorena Bennett from Glenville to Calhoun General Hospital. 12.17-77, 10:13 p.m.--Don Caste from Louis Bennett Hall to Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. 12-18-77, 3:00 a.m.--Ted Valentine from Louis Bennett Hall to Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. 12-19-77, 1:35 a.m.--Penny Myers from Wesley Foundation Building to Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. 12-19-77, 9:15 p.m.--Otis Moore from Sand Fork to VA Hospital, Clarksburg. 12-21-77, 5:43 p.m.--Mabel Bell from Normantown to Calhoun General Hospital. 12-22-77, 5:20 p.m.--Dispatched to vehicle accident, Rt. 5 East-no transport. 12-23-77, 2:50 a.m.--Eva Stallman from Cox's Mills to Unito&-Hpital Center, Clarksburg. MORE MIDDLE SCHooLs From a total of eight in 1975. middle schools in West Virginia grew to 28 last year and now there are 51 schools exclusively for the 10-14 age group, according to Robert Shocklay, Coordinator for Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle School Education for the Department of education. I ONE TO SUITEVERYBODy' NEED Holly Park Windsor  N'qrris Freedom Double-Wide Hom ,A: , ":qtlIE OF GAME CHANGED The February 20 West Virginia University-Marshall University basket- ball game to be played in Morgantown will begin at 7 p.m. instead of the previously announced 8 p.m. tipoff time to permit state-wide television coverage of the event. The game will be televised by the Eastern Sports Network as part of West Virginia University's five-game television schedule. According to a WVU spokesman, moving the game to 7 p.m. will allow stations on the network to fulfill national television commitments sched- uled for later that evening. Tickets are still available for the game both at Marshall's offices and at WVU. Patronize our advertisers. They make it possible for us to bring you the pews each week, Jerry Edwards was the Titans' leading hoopster with 18 points. Pat Roberts hung up 16 points helping the Titans claim the victory. Other scorers were Rick Sprouse with 12; Rick Smith, 10; Darell Barnett and Pat Minney, 6 each; Rick Moore and Dave Scott, 4 each and Brent Wilmouth and Charles Greynolds with 2 each. FRESHMEN UNDEFEATED Gilmer's freshman basketball 1earn opened its season with two wins, a 43-28 victory over Doddridge County December 20 at Doddridge, and a 27-19 win over Bridgeport Dec. 19, on the Titans' home court. BEST SERVICE MOVE AND SET UP OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK SUlUOAy 1-5 BELIAP MOBILE HOMES. INC. Phone 364-560( Rt. 4 Just off !-79 Take Gassaway-Suttet r Exits/" Toward Gassawa .. Gassaway WV Opposite Br a xton Co t. y;Ar mar y I - i im ........ m -- mm -- i - i mm - _III .... Front- End Alignment Service Larry Shaver has expanded his business to front end align. ments, featuring the finest John Bean equipment available. He has had II years expeHenee wlth John Bean equipment and is a service specialist, previously with Dun-Rite Crafts, Glenvllle. Front end alignments inelude caster, camber, and toe-in ad- |ustment -- $12.95; vehicles with torsion bars -- .0O extra; vehicles with air conditioning -- $1.00 extra. By Appointment...See Larry's Mobil Service 101 WeaL Main Street - Sutton, W. Va. Phone 765-.5810 . :':' In the midst of the Holiday Season, we are glad to wish you, our patrons, the best in "78. Kanawha Union Bank 61enville, WV Furs began arriving at 7 a.m. They were tagged and placed on display tables. See related "Letter to the Fafltor" by Mr. Miller elsewhere in this section. Ewing Miller served as auctioneer for the sale. Owners had the right to reiect bids. In alL a total of approximately $20,000 in furs was sold with bids accepted. About $3,700 in bids were rejected. The Association will bold another sale in March. Titan JV whip Braxton, 38-30 The Gilmer County High School McElwee led the losers with eight i[ Junior Varsity basketball team points. Phillips contributed seven. 1 defeated the BraxtonCountyJV, 36-30, The Titans made 10 of 18 free in a game played Thursday, December throw attempts for a 55 per cent clip. 22, at the GlenviUe State College Braxtdn County made 10 of 16 from the GILMER COACH Kent Kennedy [left] watches his Titan basketball gymnasium, charity stripe for a 62 per cent mark. team lathe December 22 game with Rraxton Connty. Assistant Coach Jerry Edwards led the Titans with raxton County 5 8 8 9--30 Kenny Greenlief is at Kennedy's left. [Democrat Photo] 13 points. He was followed by Pat GllmerCounW 6111119-38 . 4 : ' .," ,o ,0 ". ,. : Minney with 12. The Titans led ' Braxton County [30] Q Braxton 6-5 at the end of the first Phillips, 0-7-7; Lockhart, 1-O-2; Dean, quarter and outscored the visitors in 0-1-1; McElwee, 4-0-8; Farley, 2-2.6; Elswick, 1-O-2. TOTAL: 10-10-30. Trappers hold Gilmer County [38] Jerry Edwards, 4-5-13; Dave Scott, l-0-2; Rick Smith, l-3-5;BrentWilmoth, ne Man r Fur Auction , 1-0-2; Pat Minney, 5-2-12; Chuck Greynolds, 1-0-2; Rick Sprouse, I-0-2. The West Virginia Trappers TOTAL: 14-10-38. Fur Auction Saturday. December17, at Titan JV rocery the Gilmer County Recreation Center near Glenville. The Center is the defeats fift , permanent meeting place for all major activities of the Association. Gflmer County's JV boys basket- Local buyers, buyers from various ball team opened their season with an O '*' O[a   0,  from New York gathered for the event. 17.