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June 7, 1979
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Schools Wednesday, June 13, is the last day of school for students; teachers continue through Friday the 15th. "Every One Flays" Soccer Games this Samrday: Hilisboro-Marlinton Divi- sion 4 and 3 in Marlinton, 11:00 a.m. Hillsboro-Mar- linton Division 2 and I in Hillsboro, 11:00 a.m. Green Bank Blue-Green Bank Gold Division 2 in Green Bank, 11:00 a.m. These games are scheduled early so as not to interfere with IvidSmith softball practice and the E. Smith, 4-H Field Day in Thorn- f Poca- wood. High School, The first meeting of the years of Green Bank, Hillsboro, and the educational Marlinton Soccer Clubs this . past Sunday resulted in his some fine soccer from all in 1940 at players. All three games Bank High were dedicated to the for the past 9 teams who once played in with the Pocahontas County years at ago. It is our hope that our He is a young players develop into Hedgeville fine soccer players like HedgeviUe, those who once played in and the Uni- our county. The terrible wet weather contri- seemed to be no problem a classroom for our determined young- administrator, sters, but it did make count- things uncomfortable for service to those spectators who did not come prepared. Hope- fully the rest of our season is a member of will be much dryer. Educational Those spectators who did show up were treated to some very exciting often- Educa- sive and defensive play. It West was obvious from the start Teachers that all players had come to Vo- play their hearts out. Our Association, "Every One Plays" concept Director's worked very well, and ev- He has also ely player who did show up member of played at least V the game. Corn- Even some of the less for Better skilled players showed and in 1978 great promise and improve- the Degree merit for the future. State Farmer Th{ officials were Rich- Farmers of ard Fleming, referee, and Smith serves Dave Williams and Pat Elder in the Crane as linesmen. Our yterian announcer, Mike Hogan, did an excellent job in the and staff of booth. All coaches and High spectators conducted them- public toa selves in a very positive Sunday, manner toward the players. from 2-4 p.m., Game one got off to a late Pocahon- start due to the rain, but aU the Division 4 players from 's dedication Hillsboro and Green Bank students of gave it their best effort. missed. Unfortunately the weather caused the Hillsboro squad to play with two players short. This made it very difficult as there was no one to substitute against a very large and aggressive 7 and 8 year old Green Bank tekm. Although Hillsboro lost by three excellent goals from Paul Fomalont, Troy Sheets and Fred Brown, they showed good defen- sive play from Hively and Workman. The game was kept in reach by the saves of goalkeeper, Stacy Mc- Clure, and the aggressive- ness of forward Howard Walker. de- Game two was a cliff- hanger between Marlinton and Green Bank Division 3 held Sunday {age 9-I0). The game was 27. Melissa tied at 1-1 with very intense those play from both teams until is the a penalty shot by John Rev. and Monk of Green Bank of clinched the win. The other two goals came from Brian Wil(ong and Travis Friel. edu- The most outstanding play- a member er of this game was Angel choir, Pritt, No. 5, who showed student corn- courage and skill against activi- some very large Green in Bank oponents. church, ora- Game Three played a Stu-t one-player-short Green hip, and Bank team against Hills- of boro Division 2 (age 11-13). This proved to be the most / ; Miss West Virginia Pageant On Wednesday, June 6, Anita Jane Pritchard, Miss Pocahontas 1978, will leave to represent Pocahontas County in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pag- eant. The pageant will be held on June 8 and 9 at the Robinson Grand Theater in Clarksburg. Jane is the daughter of Mrs. Ruth Pritchard and the late Cornelius P. {Neal) Pritchard of Buckeye. She is 18 years old and a 1978 graduate of Pocahontas County High School. While in high school Jane was in the band for four years and a majorette for two years. She was also a member of the National Honor Society, drama club, pep club, FHA and history club. Jane graduated in the top ten percent of her class and was named to the National Register of Commended Scholars. Last fall Jane entered Marshall University where she is a Medical Technol- ogy Major. She is presently employed at the Frontier Restaurant of Marlinton. Art/Drawing Class HiUsboro An art class, entitled "Art in Daily Life," will be held in the Hillsbero School art room beginning Tues- day, June 26, 8-10 p. m. Classes will be held weekly on Tuesdays for 12 weeks. The class, taught by Mary Ellen Lewis, of Lewis- burg, will involve basic drawing, painting, color harmony, interior decora- tions, tBthe i wants of the students. Therefore, you will cover whatever phase of art that interests you the most. Tuition for the class is $40. Supplies will amount to approximately $15. Register for the class by calling Vonnie Myers, Board of Education, 799-4505, by June 15. Class is limited to 20 partic- ipants. This class is sponsored by your Community Educa- tion Program. Marlinton Field Day The Marlinton Middle School Physical Education Department held their an- nual field day this past Thursday. The event was halted many times by rain but spirits and competition were high throughout the daYTile overall class winners were: 8th grade, Mr. Barb; 7th grade, Mr. Gorby; 6th grade, Mrs. Hunter, and 5th grade, Miss Arbogast. The competition was di- vided into boys' and girls' events. Events included cross country, chess, check- ers, long jump, high jump, 50-yard dash, foul shoot- ing, hurdles, tug of war, field hockey and volleyball. Ribbons were given to boys and girls that placed first, second and third in all events. The teachers of Marlin- ton Middle School would like to thank the P.T.O. for donating the drinks and cookies throughout the day. excellent match of the day. Much of Green Bank's strength lay in the excellent y of forwards Mike Lip- {2 goals} and Mike Wimer (I goal}. Hiboro saw excellent play from midiielders Charlie McNeel and Gary Scott, and showed great courage in player Ellen Marlinton Athletic Banquet The Marlinton Middle School Athletic Department held their annual All-Sports Banquet in the school cafe- teria. Over 140 athletes and parents were treated to a delicious steak dinner pre- pared by Louise Barnisky and her staff. Stephen Simonton, prin- cipal of Marlinton Middle School, welcomed all the athletes and parents to the affair. Bee Gladwell was Master of Ceremonies and pronounced the invocation before the meal. Mrs. Louise Barnisky handed out a few medals to boys and girls whose names were drawn at random. Mrs. Libby Helmick, Ma- jorette sponsor, presented letters to the Majorette Corps. She thanked the athletic department for rec- ognizing the squad for their hard work and dedication although they are not di- rectly related to the athletic department. The girls per- formed at all home basket- ball games and made trips with the teams. Deloris Hunter, Cheer- leading sponsor, honored the 7th and 8th grade Cheerleaders with a letter, charm and award pin. This year's squad attended athletic contests and was always very vocal at all games. They attended a cheerleading clinic and were given superior rating. The girls also won the spirit r and were awarded the "spirit stick." Harry Booth presented awards to the girls' basket- ball team. This team won the first Pocahontas County Girls' Basketball Tourna- ment. Tom Sanders awarded the members of the boys' basketball team with letters and bars. This year's team had a tremendous group of eighth graders. The team won runner-up honors in Tygarts Valley Invita- Tournament. Sand- rS recognized Robbie augh and Perry Murphy for winning All-Tourna- ment honors. Robbie Waugh, Tony Pondexter and Paul Murphy won All- Tournament honors in the County Tournament. Rick Pennypacker award- ed the members of the football team with letters and bars. The team had a 6-1 record and a 4-0 record ong county opponents. paid special recognition Kenneth Schoolcraft who led the team in rushing for the past two years. He also paid special tribute to J ease Buchanon who received many compliments from opposing coaches for his linehacker play. The highl,ht of the eve- ning was the guest speaker. Coach Pennypacker intro- duced his friend and former teammate, Dan Kendra. Kendra is the all-time pass- er in W.V.U. history. He holds 17 records at W.V.U. and was an AU.American as a high school and college player. Just recently Ken- dra signed a professional football contract with the Los Angeles Rams. Tony Pondexter and Dav- id Michael represented the football and basketball teams in giving trophies to Coach Pennypacker and Coach Sanders. Both coaches were surprised and overwhelmed by this honor and thanked the boys. Tom Sanders presented a plaque to Rick Pennypacker for outstanding civic and school services. Those receiving awards were: Cheerleaders- Cara Hef- ner, Carla Hefner, Brenda Riccottilli, Eugenia Win- ston, Becky Shelton, Lora Pritt, Ernie Ramsey. Majorettes-- Shelley Hel- mick, Sheila Wilfong, Me- POCAHONTAS TIMES - JUNE 7, 1979--Pae 3 linda Wilson, Jane Kelly, Brenda Kiner, Tena Beale. Girls' Basketball--(Sth grade) Sheila Wilfong, Chawna Cart, Anne How- sate, Joyce McKenny, Kar- en Maddy, Melinda Wilson {manager); {Tth grade) An- drea Dean, Missy Sharp, Penny Maddy, Gina Ratliff, Connie Burgess, Tonia VanReenan, Tammy Shoe- Charlie Mullins. Football-{Sth grade) Kenneth Schoolcraft, Rob- bie Waugh, Jesse Buchan- on, Tony Pondexter, Ches- ter Shifflett, David Mi- chael, Chris Jessee, Hous- ton Hanshew, Darron Wil. long, Rusty Hamons, Shawn Irvine, Troy Wilson, Matt Dean, Tony Sharp, Ronnie Rose, Shawn Gfl- maker, Marjorie Howsare. more, Hank Buzzard, Mar- Boys' Basketball-(Sth vin Beverage, Jeff Baxter, grade) Kenneth School- Paul and Perry Murphy, craft, Robbie Waugh, Perry managers; (7th grade} Tim Murphy, Paul Murphy, To- Helmick, Petey Burdette, ny Pondexter, John Burns, Paul Schoolcraft, j. D. Chris Bums, Jesse Buchan- Winston, Todd Ligon, Ed- on, Chris Jessee, David die Moran, Brian Buchan- Michael; {Tth grade) Tim on, Ricky Dunbrack, Mike Helmick, Jim Layman, Pe- Welder, Jimmy La, tey Burdette, Greg Abdel- Jerry Gum, Don Kiner, la, Leo Woodhouse, Ricky Eddie Blankership, Mark Dunbrack, Jerry Gum, Haney, John Compton. 6 V / From H-P00s Summer Sale B SHORT SETS MEN'S BAN LON June I I  size, S/M/L SHIRTS  Reg. $8.95. zes "MIq/LIXL. JEANS sizes 29 to 42. R. $14.95. MEN'S WESTERN 14¼oz. DUNGAREES ize, 29 to 42. BATH ROOM TISSUE PAPER ROMPERS sizes S/M/L. Reg. S8.9S $7 47 E LADLES' SHORTS / LADIES' TOPS Sizes S/M/L Reg. values to 59.95. MEN'S SHORT SLEEVE 000c_os sizes StM/L/XL. , BOYS' JOGGING SHORTS Sizes S/M/L Reg. s 1,98. TODDLER GIRLS SWIMSUITS Sizes 2 to 4. l BOYS' SWIM • TRUNKS Sizes 2 t° 4" €II1 " \\;7 TERRY  SHORTALLS Sizes 7 to 14. Reg. 55.98. BOYS' I t FISHNET SWIMSUITS d JERSEYS 4 to 6X. \\;\ 5izes8to 18.  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