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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, February 14, 2013 ....... if'If ......... 1[--" ,l Sports Features00[: Lady Blue Devils go to 6-0 by Allen Gregory ' On Tuesday, February 5 the Lady Blue Devils of Castlewood ; traveled to Rye Cove and came .,home with a 50-27 win. The 23 point win made their league leading Cumberland :District record 6-0. Eastside is next in line with two losses both applied by Castlewood. points. Caitlyn Fleming, the Blue SCORING: Devils fine young post player, Castlewood--Crabtree, led the way with 15 points Kory Puttee 9, Couch 2, Ellis, Purtee and McKinley Isaacs Hubbard 3, Kennedy 5, Elam 4, were shy of double digits with 9 Jessee 4, Fleming 15, Isaacs 8. and 8respectively. Rye Cove--Fugate, Smith 4, Lucinda Lawson led the Proctor, Lawson 10, Keams 8, young Eagle team with l0 Roach, Hillman 5. iCastlewood trims Rye Cove by Allen Gregory. upcoming district tournament, move the Devils to a 12 point On February 5, the Castle- 2wood boys' basketball team ;earned a 63-51 victory at Rye '-.Cove. The win did not come easy :as the Eagles, who struggled .-early in the season, have , improved greatly over the course of the season. . -, Castlewood had worked hard both on offense and defense to get to a 32-25 halftime lead. The Eagles, led by Cody Addison and Jordan Peters, were able to chop points off that lead and trail by six going into the final stanza. Castlewood's Reid Edmonds, win. Peters led all scorers with 19 while Edmonds and Couch had 17 points for Castlewood. SCORING: Castlewood-- Edmonds 17, Couch 17, Austin 16, Trent 10, Moore, Collins l, Addington, Grizzel 2. Rye Cove--Addison 10, Fritz 2, Hill ETHAN FIELDS got his first muzzleloading deer on New Year's Day while hunting with his Papaw Eastside gets big win by Allen Gregory The Eastside Spartans of Patrick Damron finally found the scoring punch in a 73-55 win on Tuesday, February 5. Eager to bum? Wait your turn! No buming before 4 pm The Commonwealth's 4 pm Burning Law goes into effect Feb. 15 - the start of spring fire season in Virginia. The law prohibits burning before 4 pm each day until April 30 th if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable materials. This law has been on the books since 1950 and has been credited with saving hundreds of thousands of acres from the damages of wildfires. "The 4 pm Law is one of the most effective tools we have in the prevention of wildfires," said John Miller, director of resource protection at the Virginia Delaartment of For- estry (VDOF). "By adhering to the law and not burning before 4 ore, people are less likely to start I fire that threatens them, their .)roperty and the forests of Virginia." Why 4 pro? After 4 pm the winds calm, the temperature de- creases and the humidity in- since rain; the winds are high, or if you don't have the tools and equipment to contain or control your fire. To learn more about the law and how to protect yourself and your property, visit burning.htm. A violation of the 4 pm Law is a Class 3 mis- demeanor punishable by up to.a $500 fine. In addition to the criminal violation, those who allow a fire to escape are liable for the cost of suppressing the fire as well as any damage caused to others' property. The Virginia Department of Forestry protects and develops healthy, sustainable forest re- sources for Virginians. Head- quartered in Charlottesville, the Agency has forestry staff mem- bers assigned to every county to provide citizen service and pub- lic safety protection across the Commonwealth. VDOF is an equal opportunity provider. With nearly 16 million acres of forest- land and more than 144,000 The Eagles could cause some Ben Couch and Tyler Austin got 'trouble for the top teams in the key fourth period buckets to Lady Spartans win by Allen Gregory On Tuesday, February 5 Eastside traveled to Thomas Walker and got a 52-2.5 :victory. The win kept the Spartans with a tight hold on second place in the district. After working their, way to a 17-11 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Spartans turned up the defensive, pressure over the remainder of the game and the Pioneers were only able to score 14 points over the final three periods. Lindsay Dean with 14 points and Erin Stanley with 10 led the Spartans in scoring. ROCK CRAWLER...John Adams of Coeburn is trying out his roc k crawler that he built. The crawler is electrically powered and was climbing over the rocks at Oxbow Dam on Tuesday, February 12. CHS AthletiC::Boosters have monthly meetings 1st Mondays The Castlewood Athletic All Castlewood fans who are Boosters meet the first'Monday interested in promoting the of each month at 6:00 p,rn. n the interests of the school's athletic 8, Peters 19, MaMahan 7, Rhoten 5. SCORING: Eastside--Atwood, Collins, Powers 6, Dean 14, Call 8, Stanley 10, Bright 2, Hill 5, Blackburn, Stallard 7. Thomas Walker--Pittman l, Fuston, Carter, Garrett 4, White 5, Jones, Blake 7, Long 3, Daniels 4, Frederickson 1. Clinch River sign-up dates 2013 Clinch River Little League sign-ups for girls/boys t- ball, minor league, little league, jr. league, sr. league and big league will be at the little league field in St. Paul at the A.R. Matthews Park. The dates to signup will be on the following days: February 12, 6 to 8; February Castlewood Walker 61-59 by Allen Gregory The Gastlewood Blue Devils had to come from behind on Reid Edmonds' bucket to get a 61-59 homecourt win over Thomas Walker. The Devils were not on their game much of the night and the scrappy Pioneers got the mo- mentum early and almost came up with the surprise win. The Blue Devils trailed 36- 23 at the half and were down by 47-39 as the final period began. The Devils then got serious about playing and the Pioneers seemed to run out of gas and Matt Yeary led the way with 24 points. The Spartans had their biggest second half of the season as they poured in 50 points. Thomas Walker had a 25 to 23 lead as the first half ended. SCORING: Eastside--Yates 2, Milgrim 13, Cusano 2, Yeary 24, Banks 9, Lunsford 6, Green 15, Riner 2. Thomas Walker-- Greer 10, Bailey 7, Scott 7, Catron 4, Bryant 21, Williams 2, Warf4. Little League 14, 6 to 8; February 16, 9 to 12; February 19, 6 to 8; February 21, 6 to 8 and February 23, 9 to 12. April 1 will be the final date for deadline for playing any Clinch River Little League ball. If you have any questions please contact Kevin Salyers at (276) 210-1609 or (276) 971- 2729. edges Thomas the home team was able to get the narrow win. Edmonds got the winning bucket .but it was perhaps a blocked shot by Ben Couch that gave Edmonds the chance to do his heroics. The Blue Devils put up 22 fourth quarter points to just 12 for the visitors and got the win. SCORING: Thomas Wal- ker---Garrett 5, Bailey, Scott ! 3,: Catron 17, Bright 9, Waft 20,' Williams. Castlewood--Ed- monds 18, Austin 12, Moore, Trent 12, Couch 15, Collins, Addington, Grizzel 4, creases - all these factors con- Virginians employed in forestry, tribute to safer burning condi- forest products and related ih- tions. Just because it might be dustries, Virginia forests provide "legal" to burn, it might NOT be more than $27.5 Billion annually wise to do so. This is especially in benefits to the Commo(i- true if it has been several days wealth. ;HS FBLA job shadowing The Castlewood High School assists customers when pre- Future Business Leaders of Am- paring credit applications as they erica (FBLA) Partnership with search for their dream car. J Business Committee has organ- Mrs. Sanders encourages stu- izedjob shadowing opportunities dents who areplanning for a with local businesses. CHS career in finance to take business students have been able to learn courses during their high schoG1 about careers in our local area as. career and she strongly encout- they experience firsthand dif- aged them to continue their ferent work environments, skills education by going to college needed, and daily routines for immediately following gradu- local professionals, ation from high school. The This past week, CHS junior future outlook for this career is Lexi Kennedy visited Morgan promising due to the fact that McClure in Castlewood. Morgan most of us need help with McClure has been in business financing. Mrs. Sanders noted since 1980. They specialize in that work hours may often be several departments including long, but that she works with a sales, service, parts, and finance, company Who has been flexible Whitney Sanders, Finance Ma- in helping make her career work nager, served as host for the well with her family life. "- activity. Mrs. Sanders explained The Castlewood High SchoOl to Lexi that her role at Morgan Partnership with Business Com- McClure is to pro,ide customers mittee would like to thank with a financial plan and what is Morgan McClure again for their the best financial route to go support in preparing youth for when making a purchase' at the better understanding of careCr auto dealership. Sanders also opportunities in our local area. Resource website for local sports Castlewood High School's said in an announcement. sports schedules and changes are This can be found at available on the Internet, CHS Classified advertising 762-7671 l t DIVORCE s00e.nh00 $85 No-m I dlmm must h b mmd one year. Lady Devils get 13 point win by Allen Gregory Callyourl0aldl 14Virginia offices c 8o2-r On February 7 Castlewood's Kayse Jessee hit 1() points for 4,27ti-298-8819,S71-208-?189,.rlO,7-3 CHS office. "; teams are urged to attend. Lady Blue Devils got a 13 point the Pioneers. raIAI.81UUV DISABILITY vnl)wm win over the visiting Lady SCORING: Thomas Wal- 0motatlhmu.tlmme? Pioneers of Thomas Walker. ker--Pittman 8, Garrett 16, The score was 58-45. Carter 3, Lake 4, White 4, Long em ;m0t I.t tlll,,.z The Lady Pioneers put Up a 6, Daniels 4. Castlewood-- battle in the first half and had a Crabtree 9, Purtee 5, Couch 2, narrow 26-24 lead at the half. Hubbard 1, Kennedy 16, Jessee Castlewood came out in the 10, Fleming 6, Isaacs 9. 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SCORING: Twin Springs-- May, Hazlett 2, McCloud 7, Gilliam 1, Jordan, Darnell 16, Fritz 4. Castlewood--Crabtree 8, Purtee 15, Couch 7, Ellis, Eiam, Hubbard 2, Kennedy 4, Jessee 5, Fleming 6, lsaacs 10. In the boys game the Blue Devils wanted to put this one away early to make up for their narrow wm over Thomas Walker the night before. So they did that by jumping on the Titans early and had a 30 to 11 haiftime lead and coasted the rest of the way. The Devils got a 21 point, 56- 35 win and a lot of reserves saw much needed action. SCORING: Twin Springs-- Smith 5, Mackey, McCrary 3, Grizzel, Mathes 15, Collins, Powers 4, Darnell 4, Finch 4. Castlewood--Edmonds 11, Sum- mers 2, Austin 18, Collins 3, Trent 4, Moore 2, Johnson 2, Slemp 2, Couch 9, Addington, Grizzel 3, Meade. Centura COLLEGE RUSSELL COUNTY CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING IT IS NOW TIME TO APPLY FOR THE 2013-2014 LPN CLASS. 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