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Page 4--The Gienville Democrat/Pathfinder --- Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004 By Dave Corcoran, Acting Sports Editor 462-7309, Fax: 462-7300 1 Pioneer Roundball Roundup--- ers to By GSC Sports Information Dept.trailed 28-25 at hal ftiine, committed converted only 35% of their field goal The Lady Pioneers committed 29 15 first half turnovers, attempts, including 20% from three turnovers and were outscored 29-12 The second half saw both teams point range, in the contest. The big- in the final 12 minutes of their con- begin sluggish. The half's first points gest area of struggle, however, came test against unbeaten' Shaw Univer- were not scored until the Lady Pit)- in the turnover department, as the sity, necrs'RachclRedickconvertedathree Lady Pioneers committed a total of The Lady Pioneers fell to #5 na- point shot two and a halfminutes into 29. Those 29 turnovers led to 28 tionally ranked Shaw University,64- the second stanza. The Lady Pioneers points loT Shaw's Lady Bears. 48. The loss drops the Lady Pioneers woutd battle the Lady Bears in a tight Individually, the Lady Pioneers to 4-3 overall on the season, contest until tim 12 minute mark of placdd two players in double figures The Lady Pioneers opened the scor- the second half. With the Lady Pio- inscoring. JuniorDcnaeDobbinslcd ing in the contest by taking a 2-0 lead nccrs leading 36-35 at that time, the the chrage as she totaled 18 points, 13 onthegame'sfirst possession. Shaw Lady Bears would begin a spurt that rebounds, and six blocked shots. would respond by outscoring the would last toT the final 12 minutesof Sophomore Rachel Redick chipped Lady Pioneers 12-4 over the next the contest. By the time the game's in with 16 markers. four minutes to take a 12-6 lead. The conclusion had been reached, the Lady The Lady Pioneers will break briefly teams would battle back and forth Bears outscored the Lady Pioneers in for the holidays bclbrc returning to for the remainder of the half, with the final 12 minutes of play 29-12. play in the University of the Sciences Shaw's Lady Bears leading through- The Lady Pioneers struggled in key Christmas Classic on December 28- out by margins of between one and areas throughout the contest. They 29. six points. The Lady Pioneers, who Dominating second half leads Lady Pioneers to victory, 58-49, over Fort Valley in Northern Kentucky's 'Community Recorder Classic' By GSC Sports lnformation Dept. ondhalf. They would do so, asthey only 37% from the field, were The Lady Pioneers, playing in the scored the second half's first five outrebounded46-39, and committed first round of Northern Kentucky's points and eventually caught up with 22 turnovers in the contest. How- ';Community Recorder Classic", theLadyWildcatsat36-36 'ith12:52 ever, they forced the Lady Wildcats outscored Fort Valley State by 19 remaining in the conte t. Over the into 26 turnovers in the contest and points in the second half to pick up a next few minutes, the teams would held them to a lousy 29% shooting 58-49 victory. The Lady Pioneers essentially trade baskets, leaving the from the field. move to 4-2 overall on the season, score at 43-43 with 9:35 tO play. The Individually, the Lady Pioneers The Lady Pioneers jumped out to Lady Pioneers would then hold the were led by Rachel Redick's 26 an early 5-21eadin thecontest before Lady Wildcats scoreless for the next points. Redick converted seven of watching Fort Valley State respond four minutes. In turn, the Lady Pio- her 12 attempts, including /'our of with a 7-2 run of their own. The neers scored nine straight points, to five from three point range, andeight Lady Pioneers would quickly regain lead 52-43 with 5:21 remaining in of nine from the free throw line. She the lead on the ensuing possession, the contest. The teams would battle was the lone Lady Pioneer in double They would push their lead to 14-9at even down the stretch, thus provid- figures on the evening. the7:59markofthefirsthalLgiving ing the Lady Pioneers with a nine The Lady Pioneers will play m them their largest lead of the half at point, 58-49 victory. The Lady Pio- their final game of Northern five points. However, the Lady Wild- neers nearly cut their turnovers in Kentucky's "Community Recorder cats would claw back to take a 10 hal fin the second stanza, while also Classic" tomorrow night (Dec. point, 28-18 halftime lead, by figuringouttheiroffensivewoesthat against #5 nationally ranked Shaw outscoring the Lady Pioneer l'9"-4,'- allow Ptl m't cbre only 18 points (NC) University. Shaw',s Lady Bears oyer the final 7; !2 f., ] _ iB ifi'e'Ti'r ;TfiaTf..: rt'he-Lady. 'P'ilpneers will enter the contest at 6-0 overall., After a total of 14 first half turn- scored 40 second half points. Thecontest is scheduled fora7:30pm overs, the Lady Pioneers looked to As a team, the Lady Pioneers shot tip-off. regain composure early in the sec- ! The Pioneer Athletic Club is the lege is a member of NCAA Division fund-raisingorganization fortheAth- II in alksports. National competition letic Department at Glenville State willincrease and the level ofplay will College. continue to rise. "We can achieve The PAC provides scholarship as- continued success in our league and sistancetostudent-athletesin 11 sports nationally, but scholarship support is and is vital to the success of the ath- a must," according to PAC letic teams. The general public's sup- spokespeople. portcan goalong waytowardhelping All receipts and disbursements for GSC maintain and achieve success in PAC are handled through an account our respective sports, with the Glenville State College Foun- The West Virginia Intercollegiate dation, Inc. A tax deductible contri- Athletic Conference is always very bution to PAC entitles a member to a competitive, and Glenville State Col- long list of benefits. All PAC funds GSC Men's Basketball WVIAC RATING OVERALL PCT Charleston 1-0 " 100.00 5-1 .833 Wheeling Jesuit 1-0 100.00 5- ! .833 Fairmont State 1-0 100.00 3-1 .750 West Virginia State 1-0 100.00 " 4-4 .500 Shepherd 1-0 100.00 3-5 .375 Alderson-Broaddus 0-0 0.00 5-1 .833 Salem International 0-0 0.00 "5--2 .714 West Liberty State 0-0 0.00 6-3 .667 Glenville State 0-0 0.00 4-3 .571 WVU Tech 0-0 0.00 2-3 .400 Bluefield State 0-0 0.00 0-9 .000 Ohio Valley 0-0 0.00 0-9 .000 Concord 0-1 0.00 3-4 .429 West Virginia Wesleyan 0-1 0.00 0-8 .000 Davis & Elkins 0-3 0.00 2-6 .250 are used for scholarships for deserv- ing student-athletes who might not otherwise be able to attain a college education, At this newspaper, we editors are very proud of the effort and commit- ment from our coaches and student- athletes, and we also believe that Glen- ville State College is an outstanding institution with loyal supporters. We hope you will join our teams and join the PAC ! The GSC Foundation appreciates every level of donor. The member benefits increase with the level of giving and GSC student-athletes ben- eht from every gill Many ol our student-athletes would not be able to attend college without your support. The opportunities that PAC dona- tions create are very much appreci- ated by our Pioneer coaches and ath- letes. The PAC accepts cash, checks or money orders. A receipt will be is- sued by the PAC for all donations of $35 or more. Please feel free to con- tact the PAC Office at 304-462-4102. Pioneer men off to California State New Hunting & Fishing License And D.N.R. Calendars In Stock! Rabbit And Bird Shotgun Shells s5.95 Toe Warmers, Hand Warmers, Trout Bait Shop With Us For All Your Fishing Supplies! Wc accept credit cards. basketball tourney On last Sunday afternoon -- the day after Christmas, the Glenville State College Men's Basketball Pio- neers led the city -- off to the two- day "'Roadrunner Classic," which is hosted by Calitornia State-Bakers- field in Bakersfield, California. Glenville State's men's team will battle San Francisco State University on Wed., Dec. 29 and, then, take on the always tough host team, Califor- nia State-Bakersfield on Thurs., Dec. 30. Coach Chad Hankinson remains optimistic about this season, in that the new players are showing signs of being more comfortable with each other and the team's offensive and de/ :nsive strategies. Join the 'Pioneer Athletic Club,' call 462-4102 In their first game in the Doddridge Lady Titans with 15 points, while County High School Tourney Mon- Erica Williams and Camai Roberson day, the Lady Titans, led by balanced added 10 apiece. scoring, jumped ahead of their rival Otherscorerswereasfollows:Ryan Calhoun County Lady Red Devils Philips, 2; Whitney Hacker, 9; and and coasted to an easy Win, 51-24. Teresa Wine, 4. The Lady Titans, now 4-2, earned Other Lady Titans seeing action thcrighttoplayRitchicCounty'stough were Brianna Lowther and Heather Lady team (5-1) in the title game Papouschck. Tuesday night. To get to the champi- The leading scorer for Calhoun was onship game, the Ritchie County five Dani Church with 10. soundly beat Doddridge's ladies, 57- Hitting3-pointgoalsfortheevening 29. were Gilmcr's Williams and'Hacker The championship Titan game'sand Calhoun's Church. score has not been faxcd to the news- Last week's game paper prior to the newspaper's press- time (Tues.)." In the Calhoun win, GCHS's ladies Gilmer Ladies used the first period in each half to vau. ahead of the Calhoun Lady Red Defeat Wirt Devils. In the first perio& Gilmer our- scored Calhoun, 14-4, and in the third Gilmer County 8 8 11 13-40 period, 20-7. Wirt County 12 5 6 8 - 31 Caitlyn Bamberger led the winning Gihner County (3-2) GSC Women's Basketball WVIAC RATING OVERALL PCT Charleston 3-0 106.67 9-2 .818 Fairmont State 1-0 100.00 8- 1 .889 Glenville State 1-0 100.00 4-3 .571 West Virginia Wesleyan 1-0 100.00 4-4 .500 Shepherd 1-0 100.00 1-6 .143 Blue field State 1 - 1 55.00 1-6 .143 West Virginia State 1-2 33.33 3-3 .500 Salem' International 0-0 0.00 5-3 .625 Alderson-Broaddus 0-0 0.00 3-3 .500 Wheeling Jesuit 0-0 0.00 3-3 .500 West Liberty State 0-0 0.00 2-3 ADO WVU Tech 0-0 0.00 0-6 .000 Concord 0-2 0.00 6-2 .750 Davis & Elkins 0-2 0.00 2-3 .400 Ohio Valley 0-2 0.00 3-8 .273 Erica Williams 2 1- 2 5, Camai Roberson 5 0- 1 10, Stephanie Alfred 3 3-5 9, Whitney Minigh 1 0 - 0 3, Annamoriah Tuell 0 I - 2 1, Heather Papouschek 1 1 - 2 3, Caitlin Bamberger 3 3 - 7 9; Totals: 15 9-19 40; 3-point goal: Minigh Wirt County (1--4) Jordan Beckett 0 I-2 1, Kayla Bell 1 0-0 2, Shanel Watson 3 0-0 6, Lacy Mills 2 3--4 7, Whitney Cumberlcdge 0 0-0 0, Jamie Lemon 1 0-2 2, Carlee Cox 2 3-3 7, Lindsey Sheppard 3 0- 0 6; Totals: 12 7-11 31. JV Score: Wirt County 34, Gilmer County 31 JV Scoring: Brianna Lowther (GC) 8, Megan Alltop (we) 12. Titans boys lose Bockley Christian 50-GCHS 23 Following the unexpected loss of leading scorer, Timmy White, in the Beckley Christian game, GCHS Coach Steve Shuff is re-charging the team in preparations for next Tuesday's home game against rival Braxton County. Attn.: Coaches All Gilmer County coaches are encouraged by the Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder to submit game statistics to ensure accu- racy and a timely reporting of the game. In order to better serve Gilmer Countians with updated wintersportsinformation, we ask fllat you please submit all bas- ketball games and information to: Sporis Dept., P.O. Box 458, [ Glenville, 2635i; Phone: 462-) 7309, Fax: 462-7300. _j proudly presents... It's basketball season agadn - support your local Gilmer County basketball teams/ GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE LADY PIONEERS--- Dec. 28-29 @ Ocean City, MD Holiday Hoopla Classic, time TBA GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE PIONEERSI DEC. 29-30 @BAKERSFIELD, CA CS BAKERSFIELD CLASSIC (GSC, CS BAKERSFIELD, SAN FRANSICCO, ST. CONCORDIA, NY) TIMES TBA GCHS TITAN BoYs Jan. 4 - BraxtonCo. (Home) - 7:30 p.m. "Like a good :State Farm is there." We offer life insurance, mutual funds, care and Medicare GCHS LADY TITANS Jan. 5 - Clay Co. (Home) - 5:45 p.m. Freshmen Jan. 4 - Braxton Co. (Home) - 4:00 p.m. 6 - @ Richwood 7:00 p.m. Mini-Titans Girls Jan. 6 - @ Robert L. Bland - 6:00 p.m. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Jan. 4 - Troy Elementary @ Glenville Elementary (Red Team) 4:30 pm Jan. 6- Normantown @ Glenville Elementary (Black Team) 4:30 pm (Editor's Note: It is only through enthusiastic and devoted fan support that our Gihner County basketball teams can gain the advantage. And, in a close game, active and numerous fans mean the difference between victory and defeat. Support our county's youth by cheering them on to victory through your attendance at their games. In Gihner County, you can 't find any more exciting entertainment than our home-grown basketball teams.) Johnson, Agent for STATE FARM 34 E. Main Glenville, W. Va. 462-7000 INSURANC i