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000ar-rior 00bport00 by Erin Coleman bright and sunny day as the golf team their home green. Raven Golf matched up against West, Tygarts Val- Harrison. members played well improved on their Scoring. Pocahontas fin- deserved second of 187. not far Harrison's 182. Cutlip was the with a score of R2HS volleyball team for their first away they traveled to Bath September 9. went in with high another win. took the floor first not come out on top. ames, 12-25 and 7- went for re- suffer from as the JV. r four hard-fought games. came out on top to match. The individual the games include: 12- 25-23, and 17-25, also brought a thai- Lady Warrior sac- they took on James game was close a.s could seem to get a game ended in a 1-1 Michelle Holstine the only goal for the boy's soccer team also TUesday as they con- Oak Hill in a close bat- teams struggled to take had to settle for a 1- Condon scored the the Warriors. September 11, team faced Green- in an important hoping to get the win competition. IV played strong but able to get the points for the win, losing 12-25 and 18-25. Foe led the team with from serves and five attacks, three of not be returned by' Andy Wayne, assisted by Joe Mosesso, and Jonathan Burns, assisted by Clay Condon, put in the goals for Pocahontas. The football team hit the field with intensity on Friday night as they went up against the Pendleton County Wildcats, Freshman Jesse Burdctte held nothing back as he quickl} scored a touchdo,an in the fir.,,t quarter followed by the extra point by Thurston Willis to give the Warriors an early lead, The second quarter was just as exciting as Burdettc once again slipped past Pendleton' defense to run the ball 6g yards for another iouchdov n. Pocahontas held the Wildcats from scoring until late in the second quarter putting the SCOl-e at an exciting 13-8 at the half. Going into the third quarter the Warriors appeared t+ hae lost their ,team. Willis managed to put up a 32 yard field goal for the Warri- ors: hey, ever. the team could not stop Pendleton from scoring a touchdown with a tvo point conversion to tie up the game+ Both Pocahontas and Pendlc- ton vied for the lead until late in fourth quarter when, with less than three minutes remaining. the Wildcats scored a touch- dov, n. Pocahontas struggled to regain the lead, hey, ever cmld not, as the Wildcats won 23-16. Along v, ith scoring two touchdowns. Burdette also con- tributed 28 carries for 212 yards." The Volleyball team wrapped up this week's competition tak- ing the court against East Har- dy. The JV had its best match of the season playing ,,trong for four games, however losing the match. The scores for the game were 15-25, 17-25, 25-22, and 9-25. The Varsitv's intensity matched that of the ".IV as they played an exciting three games but for the three times in a row were unable to come out on top. The scores for the games ere 15-25. 16- 25, and 24-26. Editor's Note: The previous week's Warrior Sport. is pub- West.  fished &te because of a fliwh in had a shaky start found their rhythm. exceptionally with great intensity. could not get in the close games. The were 16-25, 24- Bland contributed 16 serves, followed Whitney Curry with the girls and boys sac- to Petersburg girls took the field first Unable to match Pe- intensity. The ladies disappointing 5-2 Holstine contrib- Point to the Warriors. was scored by Monroe's own soccer team also intense game. Both well, but the War-, to take the 2-1 email. Reporter Erm Coleman I lll :00tl}00[ :001111g County attendance 95 % and above for Green Bank, Hiilsboro, Marlinton Elementary and Middle Schools Monday: French toast sticks, cereal, juice, milk; Sloppy joes, coleslaw, baked beans, shape- ups, wheat buns, milk Tuesday: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice, milk; Pizza w/meat, cheese, corn, peaches. tossed salad, milk September 29-October 3 Pocahontas County High School Monday: Spaghetti and meat. tossed salad, Italian bread, ap- plesauce Tuesday: Chicken fajitas, let- tuce and tomato, potato wedges, cherry' crisp Wednesday, I: Pancake sausage on-a-stick, cereal, juice or fruit, milk. Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, mixed fruit, wheat roll, Thursday, 2: Oatmeal, toast, cereal, juice, milk. Taco salad, lettuce & tomatoes, broccoli w/cheese, salsa, fresh fruit. milk. Friday, 3: Pizza breakfast+ cere- al, juice, milk. Sliced ham. sweet potatoes, mixed vegeta- bles, pineapple, wheat roll, milk sam Get all the news 17 in the county IMt and / save more than $5 off the counter price of lje .otalj0nta ime all schools According to attendance di- rector Glen Wade, all Pocahon- tas County schools had a 95% or better attendance rate for the first month. Green Bank: 95.7%; Hills- bore: 97.9%; Marlinton Ele- mentary: 95.9%; Marlinton Middle: 95%; PCHS: 98.7% Wade said he congratulated students, .parents, teachers and staff on an excellent month. I Beavers 4-H Club The Beaver Creek Beavers 4- H Club held their meeting to re- organize on Friday, September 19, at 7 p.m., at the Cummings Creek Victory Chalxl'. The meeting was called to order by Robin Nelson. presi- dent, after which we said the 4- H Pledge. Enrollment cards were filled out. We talked briefly about 4-H Camp, and sang "The Eagle," a song learned at camp. We discussed what books we should get, what projects we should do, and what fundraiser we could have to get money for new shirts. Our next meeting will be on Friday, October 17, same time and place. Amanda Pe,dtytt, Reporter -.. SeL Sept. 27 7 JL Durbin Rrehall Preceeds to buy unlferms fer fire Annual Friday, Sept. 26 I0 a.m. - 4 p.m. ije otabontas imeS--September 25, 2003--Page 3 II 00etter00 to t!le 0000it0r Dear Editor: Recently, I have had the for- tunate opportunity to receive as- sistance through the state Weatherization program. Work- ers, Terry Carr, Mike Smith, and Chris Gibson from Poca- hontas County, came to my home and did a remarkable job caulking window panes, laying plastic under my house, shoot- ing insulation in the walls and attic, as well as creating an out- side access to the attic, plus adding cable vents for ventila- tion. They cleaned out my chimney, as I use the fireplace for an auxiliary or emergency heat system. And they wrapped my pipes with in- sulation in the basement so I no longer need to worry,about them freezing in the cold winter months ahead. Mr. Carr also gave me ideas on how to im- prove overall efficiency. My current furnace is inoper- able. They will come back and replace it as soon as the ordered equipment arrives. I cannot say enough about these men with regard to their intelligence, courtesy, integrity, commitment to their work, and level of sk'ili. I am grateful to them and to the state Weatherization program for this much needed assistance. Most sincerely, Linda Barnett Greenbrier County Dear Editor: Thank you for printing my poetry. The response locally has been very positive. Although all of my work affects me personal- ly, not all of my work is per- sonal. I'll leave it up to the reader to guess which is which. I am sorry about the error I made in advertising my web- site, I have been told by several people that they cannot get it to open. The mistake was entirely my fault. The address is:Http://groups. msn.com/E dwardKen nisonsWin dew or email me at edwardken- nison @hotmail.com and I will invite you into the group. Edward Kennison 'Hiding somewhere in Pocahontas County' October 11 & 12, 2003 Charleston Civic Center, For schedule: vwv.wumanities.org Free For All Ages More Than 30 Authors Book Signings Programs & Activities Used Book Sale Festival Marketplace Presented by Charleston Newspapers f"- .... " West Virginia Human#les Council n TURKEY SHOOT +'*"" +c,...v+. miles past Circleville, take left at Tater Gap Road, follow turkey to Eagle Mountain Ranch. ocr. 4 10 A.M. - ? From 28 north (Cherry Grove): ,Take first road to the right past Snowy Mountain Road. Join us for a dr/of fun and excitement! Follow turkey to Eagle Mountain Ranch Bow Shoot - 2 classes - Fingers and Release .22 Rifle Shoot - 3 classes - ages 5-10, ages 10-15 and ages 15 and up 12 Go. Shotgun - 2 classes - target and Clay Pigeon Muzzle Loader - 1 class - Any cal- iber, no sabots, no scopes and no in-lines Concessions Horseback Rides Mini Flea Market for Kids Foq more Infomlatlon, contal Mlchelll It 304-567-3174 or 304-567-3337 EAGLE MOUNTAIN RANCH P.O. BOX 202 CIRCLEVILLE, WV 26804 11 l l I l l I l I l l l l l Ill ' The t Rock House = I Antiques Books Crafts "_ Rt 219 South of Bridge Marlinton 799-54761 Crofts I I line.Se'ttthecpyl'efreherdead.._ . , . 7-/-Irlt{eI'gVJ]le+,,0+ ,. +, + ..,. , Music Sale j _ ,,   New Hours] Hot Dogs I This coupon good for I $1 I .00 OFF any. I 00-o00eea00 to the I cassette or new CD m stock Arbovale Methodist I I Women L Expires October 11, 2003 ,. , , ,m, ,,  1 -,...m ,.., ,m ..= ... i. m. ,. ,1 Watolga ]00te00sta0000ant Watoga State Park Sunday, . 28 I1:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. II Roos! 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Fall lodgtng as low as s89.,+, BLUES BREWS & BBOdS September 26 - 27 Friday, September 26 The Connection Night Club: 8:00pro Live entertainment 15y the outstanding Kelly Bell Band. Admission is $5. + Saturday, September 27 Blues,Brews and BBQS: 12pm.5pm Enjoy BBQ. samplings, Unlimited Brew tasting from regional microbrews and old standards and a full bill of live Blues Bands during the afternoon: 12ptn: Uncle Heavy and A Ton Of Blues 2pro: No live Band 4pro: Abe Reid and The Sptkedrivers Cost: $35 (plus tax) For the Kids: 12pm-Spm Kids' Crafts, Pumpkin Carving Contest and other fun activities in the village. The Connection Night Club: 8:00pro Live Blues continues with The Dennis McClung Blues Band. Admission is $5. For More Information and to Reserve Your Tickets for the Saturday Blues, Brews and BBQS Event call toll free: 877-441-4FUN SNOWSHOE I .--. [4l I; I a I l*i I ." I snowshoemtn.com I 877.441.4FUN