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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, July 16, 2009 Sports Features Lebanon Little League annexes title Matthew Justus and River Michaels to take a narrow 2-1 lead. The bottom of the third saw Lebanon tack four more runs on the board to take a 5-2 lead. Nathan Combs opened the frame with a walk. Mark Dotson's grounder to short forced Combs at second Lebanon then strung together consecutive hits by Owen Slate, Logan Farmer and Will Stamper to plate three runs. One out later Austin Bollinger banged out another hit to drive in the final run of the inning. In the top of the fourth Richlands scored three times to by Allen Gregory The title game of the District t ! Little League Major Baseball Tournament played on July 9 at Ma Whitenack Little Field in St. Paul pitted Richlands against Lebanon. Lebanon won 7-5. Lebanon got on the board first when Peyton Watson homered leading off the bottom of the second. Richlands came back to take the lead with a five hit two run top of the third. Trent Davis led off with a hit to center but was thrown out at second trying to make the hit a double. Richlands then got consecutive hits from Patrick Jackson, Ben Brown, Little League tourney continues... In that fray, Richlands bested Honaker 6-4. Richlands took the early lead scoring once in each of the first two innings. Honaker got a single run in the bottom of the second. Hunter Meade led off with a single and came around to score on a hit batter and an error. Honaker took a 4-2 lead in the bottom of the fourth on a hit, a walk and two Richlands errors. Richlands got a run back in the fifth on hits by Ben Brown, a walk to Justus and hits by Michaels and Carter. Trailing 4-3 as the game entered the fifth, Richlands took the lead as they scored three times. Jackson got a one out base on balls. After a wild pitch which sent Jackson to second, Brown singled. One out later Michaels bashed a long homer to left center to give Richlands a 6- 4 advantage. Honaker put up a comeback attempt when they loaded the bases with one out. Hunter Lest- er was hit by a pitch, Landon Miller was safe on an error and Meade walked. However, Mar- shall McGlothlin lined out hard to the pitcher and Ben Ratliff fanned to end the comeback. Tuesday night, July 7, began the countdown to the finals with the only two one loss teams facing off in the night's opener Richlands bested Tazewell by a 5-0 score. All their runs were tallied in the opening frame. Richlands sent nine players to bat in the inning. Two Tazewell errors contributed to the five run outburst. Patrick Jackson, Matthew Justus and Austin Carter each had two hits for the Richlands team. Left hander Trent Davis did an outstanding job on the mound for the winners: He gave up just three hits and fanned 12 over the six innings. Alex Griffith had two hits for Tazewell. The nightcap had the only two undefeated teams left in the double elimination tourney left and they were Lebanon and Honaker. Lebanon bested Honaker by the score of 6-1. Lebanon's big hit of the game was Peyton \\;'/atson's homer to deep left in the top of the sixth. Bollinger, the Lebanon hurler, allowed just one hit in gaining the victory. The two one loss teams faced off on Wednesday, July 8. Castlewood High School to hold Varsity Football meeting The Castlewood High School re interested in playing football are encouraged to attend. Students who plan to play must have physical examinations before the first practice. For more information, call Coach Scammell at 762-9449. Varsity Football coach will hold a meeting for players and prospective players Thursday, July 30, at 5 p.m. at the CHS Field House. Students in grades 9-12 whoa Camp at SPHS p.m. each day. The cost is $10, which includes a T-shirt. Participants will be taught offensive and defensive fun- damentals. For more information, call SPHS at 762-5221. Youth Football A Football Camp for second through seventh grade students ages 8-13 will be held Monday, July 20, and Tuesday, July 21, at St. Paul High School. Registration is at SPHS Monday, July 20, at 5:30 p.m. The camp will be held from 6-7 Blue Flames teams have fund-raiser purchased by calling T&esa Hamilton, 762-2315, or Angle Kiser, 762-5013. The drawing will be held August 8, and the winner will be notified by telephone. The Blue Flames 14 and under and 12 and under girls' softball teams are sponsoring a raffle now through August 8. The prize will be $500. Tickets, at $1 each, may be CRLL hosts state tourney Clinch River Little League Castlewood. will host the 9-10 year girls' The tournament will begin softball state tourney at the Ken on Friday, July 17 at 10 am. Holbrook softball field behind Fourteen teams from over the the old Village Restaurant in state will compete. Classified advertising works...call 762-7671 ] ] tie the game. With one out Lucas Robinson walked and Trent Davis got his second hit of the game. Jackson was safe on an error that allowed two runs to score. Ben Brown's fly out got Jackson home with the tying run. Lebanon won the game with a two spot in the bottom of the fourth on a two run homer by Owen Slate. Slate and Farmer each had two hits for Lebanon while Davis was the only Richlands to have two hits. Will Stamper got the win. Michaels took the loss for Richlands. JOE SALYER, Morgan McClure Sales Manager, tossed out the first pitch before the District 11 Major Little League Tournament game on Thursday, July 9. Leba- non defeated Richlands 7-5 to advance to the Vir- ginia State Little League Tournament. Al-so pic- tured are CRLL Board members Bob Sal-yers and Larry Hicks. 1 st annual Castlewood High Cheer Camp extravaganza The 1 st annual Castlewood High Cheer Camp will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2 pm includes dance). The event will be held at the Castlewood football field, if weather permits, and the basketball gym in case of rain. The cost is $25.00 for cheer camp or $30.00 to stay to learn the dance (pay the day of camp). Activities are to learn cheer, chants, jumps, a dance and much more! Enjoy a fun filled day of cheering! All girls from pre-k to 8  grade are welcome to attend. Girls who attend camp will receive a cheer camp t-shirt, snacks and drinks. For information or questions please call Ca stlewood High School at 276-762-9449. PAWS meets every third I ] Thursday of the month, 6 pm at the Oxbow Center. FOR OUR CUSTOMERS CONVENIENCE FIRST PITCH...Brian Patton, Russell County's Commonwealth's Attorney, is pictured tossing out the first pitch in one of the games in the District 11 Major Little League Tournament, held at Ma Whitenaek Little League Field in St. Paul. Also pictured are Bob Salyers, Dave Osborne and Larry Hicks, Clinch River Little League Board members; and Greg and Mike Stoots, Department of Corrections, who have helped the League with various projects. " + i : i ;:+ .+:!;)./ , + :+ .... 'i FIRST PITCH...Steve Demase, Project Manager for Shaw, is shown as he itossed out the first pitch in the District 11 Major Little League Tournament last/week. Also pictured, Umpire Dave Kiser, CRLL's Larry Hicks, Bob Salyers and Dave Osborne, and a Tazewell player. Locker rentals for SPHS students St. Paul High School students will be allowed to rent lockers for classroom use on Wednesday, July 29, Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon only. The lock rental fee is $5.00 and may be paid in the office. All students are required to rent a locker Eighth and ninth grade students are required to share lockers with a friend that is in the same grade level. Boys and girls are not allowed to share together. Any student who attends St. Paul High School is encouraged to come by the office on these dates to rent a locker. If you have any questions, please call Twilia Gullett @ 762- 5221. Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit local cancer patients The Fourth Annual Dr. Greg M. Eades Memorial Golf Tour- nament will be held Friday, August 14, at Clear Creek Golf Club, Bristol, VA. Registration will be held from 12:30-1:45 p.m., with a Shotgun Start at 2 p.m. After golf, a BBQ meal will be served, and awards presented. The entry fee is $65 per golfer, and dinner is included. Teams will be righted after The Round. The format is a Four-Man Captain's Choice. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place teams in each flight. Special prizes are Longest Drive Con- test and Closest to Pin Contest. The Clear Creek Golf Club is at 20012 Harleywood Road, Bristol. Take Exit 7 and turn north on 659, right on 645 and then left on 625. The phone number is 276-466-4TRR. The Tournament will benefit the Cancer Outreach Founda- tion, a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2003 to support the needs of local cancer patients and their immediate families throughout Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Friday activities in Dante held in conjunction with the Farmers' Market. At 6 p.m. that day, a Singing and Cake Walk featuring coun- try singer Amelia Chafin will be held on the Dante Stage. Every- one is invited to enjoy the sing- ing--and maybe take home a cake! Subscribe today to the Clinch Valley Times 17 ...call 762-7671 I The next Farmers' Market at Dante will be on Friday, July 17, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fresh produce in season will be offered, along with crafts and plants of all kinds.. A bake sale, featuring homemade baked goods, will be WE ARE OPENING ON SATU 00RDAY ++,: TruPoint 12I MEMBER FDIC BANK Beginning Saturday, July 11, 2009 Our Lebanon and St. Paul Offices Will Begin Saturday Hours - 8.'30 AM To 12 Noon (Drive Thru Only) Wise County, Sheriff's RepOrt The Wise County She]ff's Office reports the following activities for the period/of 6/29/2009 through 7/05/20( Wise Central Dispatch receive total of 1,254 calls for this sevl day period. Of the total ca received 306 were dispatched the Sheriff's Office. Total nut ber of Domestic calls for period was 28. Criminal Proce for the same period served 1 Felony Warrants, 37 Misdemean# or Warrants, 0 DUI Arrest and worked 1 Traffic Accident. Civil, process for this period served I 471 Civil Papers. During this i seven-day period 25 additional Criminal Investigations were initiated and 42 were cleared by arrest. The Sheriff's Office provided 180 man-hours of Court Room Security for the three courts. The Sheriff's Office tran- sported 1 adult in state, 1 adult out of state, 2 mental patient, and 4 juveniles for a total of 8 transports, involving 34.5 hours. The Sheriff's Office unlocked 5 vehicles and escorted 3 funerals during this seven-day period. St. Paul Fire Department report for June The St. Paul Fire Department answered eleven calls in the month of June 2009. They included five car crashes, two med-flight landing zones, one brush fire, one power line down, one search for missing person report, and one flash flood watch for the Virginia City area. The Fire Department is looking for volunteers to begin a junior fn'e department. If you are interested, please contact a member of the fire department or call 276-762- 9516. Free concert offered Sunday A free concert, performed by singer Deanna Rhea, Bristol, as part of a personal ministry, will be presented at the A. R. Mat- thews Memorial Park Stage, St. Paul, at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 19. Free hot dogs will be served. In addition, Rhea will partner with several members of Teen Challenge, a national organi- zation to help those who have problems with substance abuse. The Teen Challenge members will be on hand to provide testimony about the help they have received and how they overcame the problem of sub- stance abuse. Everyone in the family is invited to attend..