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b' i Page 6 CLIN. CH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, September 26, 2013 -= Sports Features Mistakes 00hurt Castlewood by Allen Gregory Mistakes are a part of any sporting event and there were plenty of mistakes at B.C. White .Stadium on Friday night: 'The mistake plagued football-game saw Twin Springs score tWO late fourth quarter touchdowns fo get a 22-12 win in front of a large Blue Devil homecoming CroWd. The mistakes were almost even on both sides. Each team fumbled five times and lost one, each team was penalized 10 times. Twin Springs lost 100 yards in penalties while "Ca'stle- wood lost 103 yards in penalties. The Blue Devils had ' pass interception which resulted"in a second quarter td for the Titans. Castlewood did not pick off a pass -7 The first mistake that hurt Castlewood was when the' CHS quarterback had a pass :picked off by Titan defensive., back Daniel Devine near the 9:26 mark of the second quarter. Devine returned the pick off for about 80 yards and a Titan td. Clay Collins booted the extra point for a 7-0 Titan lead. The Blue. Devils came storming back in the third quarter and got runs of 24 and 89 yards from Brad Traverse and this gave ,Castlewood a 12-7 lead. The Blue Devils and Titans exchanged the ball several times as neither team could generate a scoring drive. Then in the fourth quarter the Titans got a good drive going and finished it off with a Clay Collins 24 yard pass to Daniel Devine for a td and a 13-12 Titan lead. Collins then passed to Austin Neece for a two point conversion and a 15-12 Titan advantage. The Titans made a mistake on the kick off after Damien Patrick got a nice return on the kick off return. There was a personal foul called on the kick Spartans fall in overtime by AIlen Gregory' ' Riner passed the ball 26 It took the Class 2A'Lee Generals four quarters and an extra session in overtime to edge Class A Eastside 27-20 at the Lee High Field in Peington Gap. It was a battle of quarter- backs in the game with Houston Sage for the Generals aria Caleb Riner for Eastside. Both turned in outstanding games. : Sage accounted for I5, ofthe Generals points. He had a 7 yard td run plus he kicked three extra points and two field goals. Sage also hit on 7 of 16 passes good for 123 yards and ran for 69.. - times and hit on 13 for 228 yards. 81 of those yards came on a pass to Kobie Lawson. Lawson caught seven passes for 143 yards. He also had a 3 yard td run. J.D. Slone's 82 yard run gave Eastside a 6-0 lead. Matt Hill kicked the extra point for a 7-0 Eastside lead. Lee then put 17 points on the board to take a 17-7 advantage. Phil Haynes had td runs of 1 and 3 yards while Sage kicked two extra points and a 33 yard field, goal to put the score at 17-7 at half time. off return and a Titan player and it gave CHS the ball on the Titan 44. With Traverse doing most of the running, the Devils moved the ball to the 10 of Twin Springs and were in good posi- tion to take the lead. However, a penalty for motion stopped the CHS drive. The Blue Devil defense then forced the Titans to punt from deep in their own territory. The Blue Devils then made a huge mistake and fumbled the Titan punt that the Titans recovered. From near mid-field the -. Titans then moved in for the clinching td. Senior Kelly Holbrook went the final 17 yards for the td. Collins kicked the extra point for the final Titan point and a 22-12 victory. Traverse picked up 223 yards rushing in the game off 27 carries for the Castlewood Blue Devils. Eastside's defense put up a good third period effort and kept the Generals off the scoreboard while their offense got Lawson's long td catch and run and Hill's p.a.t, kick and Lawson's short td plunger to take a 20-17 lead. After the Lawson td run, the Spartans tried to get a two point conversion but it failed. They apparently did this to make the Generals have to get a td to go ahead in the game. With about 10:06 on the fourth quarter clock, Sage got his second field goal of the game from 34 yards to tie the score and set up the overtime win. NASA successfully launches the LADEE Mission tothe Moon from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia Governor McDonnel[ ,con- Space Flight Authority gratulated NASA and , Orbital Sciences Corporation oa the launch of the LADEE Mission to the Moon from Virginia'S Mid- Atlantic Regional SpaCeport (MARS) at Wallops Island. The launch took place on Seiatember -6, 2013, from MARS Pad 0B, on the first Minotaur V launch ve- hicle built by Orbital Sciences, a northern Virginia corporation. ;LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) is a robotic mission that will,orbit the Moon to gather detailed in- formation about the lunar atmosphere, conditions near the -surface, and environmental in- i fluences on lunar dffSt. A thorough understanding of these .characteristics will address'long- standing unknowns and,, help scientists understand other plan- etary bodies as well. "The nation witnessed atre- mendous event at Wallops Is- i land," said Governor McDon- nell. "Virginia is honored to have played a role in this his- toric achievement and [com- mend the Virginia Commercial (VCSFA), Orbital Sciences Corporation, and MARS for theft efforts. The Common- wealth stands ready to continue its support of future mission." Virginia Secretary of Trans- portation Scan T. Connaughton said, "Virginia strongly supports the aerospace industry and is very proud to have launched this historic mission to the Moon for the nation." Dale Nash, Executive Direc- tor of the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (VCSFA), which owns and operates MARS, commented from the Range Control Center (RCC) at Wallops, "We are very proud to be part of the LADEE team, and I am pleased with the exceptional performance of the MARS personnel and facilities in supporting the first lunar mis- sion launched from Virginia." The LADEE spacecraft has a modular common spacecraft bus, or body. This is an inno- vative way of transitioning away from custom designs to multi- use designs and assembly-line t type production, which aims to dramatically reduce the cost of spacecraft development. The LADEE Mission is the 244 overall launch of the Minotaur family of vehicles and the fifth Minotaur launch from MARS. The Minotaur V will boost the LADEE Spacecraft into a highly elliptical orbit of 200 km x 278,000 km around the Earth. Over the next 23 days, as LADEE orbits Earth 3.5 times, the Moon's gravitational field will increase the perigee of its orbit. The spacecraft will fire its on-board thrusters to alter its trajectory to allow it to enter orbit around the Moon. The spacecraft is designed to conduct a 100-day mission to measure lunar dust and examine the lunar atmosphere from an orbit of 50 km above the surface of the Moon. Virginia plays a key role in National security, as one of only four states in the United States that is licensed by the FAA to launch to orbit. Virginia will continue to strongly support the aerospace industry through- out the Commonwealth. I Subscribe today to the Clinch Valley Times , ...call 762-7671 ] -i. . ...... BACK TO SCHOOL SALE HUGE SAVINGS ON ALL VEHICLES!l! Shop Morg00ni McClure Ford - It's the right thing to do MORGAN McCLURE Saint Paul, VA morganmcclureford.com (276) 762-5535 4-H poultry by Cornelia G. Estep On August 31, 13 Russell County youth in the 4-H Poultry Project brought five of their Buff Orpington Pullets to the Russell County Fair for the 2013 4-H Poultry Show and Sale. The show and sale were very suc- cessful! The Grand Champion Pen of five chickens were owned and exhibited by Isaac Worrell. The Reserve Grand Champion Pen of five chickens were owned and shown by Zeb Musick. The remaining twelve 4-Hers exhib- ited their birds and placed as follows: Caitlyn Arnold, blue; Nick Moore, blue; Joshua Thiel, blue; Eli Osborne, blue; Darrin Wise County Sheriff's Report The Wise County Sheriff's Office reports the following activities for the period of 9/09/2013 through 9/15/2013. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1773 calls for this seven- day period. Of the total calls received 353 were dispatched to the Sheriff's Office. Total number of Domestic calls for this period was 8. Criminal Process for the same period served 20 Felony Warrants, 23 Misde- meanor Warrants 1 DUI Arrest and worked 16 Traffic Accident. Civil process for this period served 469 Civil Papers. During this seven-day period 17 additional Criminal Investi- gations were initiated and 20 were cleared by arrest. The Sheriff's Office provided 181 man-hours of Court Room Security for the three courts and the courthouse. The Sheriff's Office tran- sported 1 adult in state, 0 adult out of state, 2 mental patient, and 1 juveniles for a total of 4 transports, involving 17.75 hours. The Sheriff's Office unlocked 7 vehicles and escorted 5 funerals during this seven-day period. CHS Boosters meeting The Castlewood Athletic Boosters meet the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the CHS office. All Castlewood fans who are interested in promoting the interests of the school's athletic teams are urged to attend. EMERGENCY? ] Dial 911 I, TTACK ASTHMA. ACT NOW. I! - 866-NO-ATTACKS WWW.NOATTACKS.ORG DON'T LET YOUR CHILD FEEL LIKE A FISH WITHOUT WATER. Poultry Project participants project Taylor, red; Katie Hackney, red; Avery Hackney, red; Zechariah Fields, red; Chloe Haun, white; Savannah Hurd, white; and Isaac Shortridge, white. This educational 4-H Project was offered to the youth of Russell County through their schools and local newspapers. The project started with an or- ganizational meeting in March, 2013. The arrival of the chicks in April was an exciting time! Twenty youth started the project in April 2013 with 15 baby chicks. Russell County Cooperative/Southern States of Lebanon generously sponsored the 4-H Poultry Project by ordering and paying for half the price of the baby chicks. The project members paid the remaining portion of the price of their chicks: 4-Hers cared for their birds all summer and were to bring five of their best chickens to the Russell County Fair. Several of the original 20 youth unfortun- ately lost their chicks due to dogs and wild animals and were unable to participate in the show. Each 4-Her was required as part of the project to complete a Project Record Book and turn it in by September 13 to be judged. There will be awards given for the Project Record Books. Tree seedling sale changes underway Officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF) announced changes to the pro- cess for ordering seedlings. On- line orders for seedlings cannot be accepted while VDOF devel- ops a new online store and inventory management system. VDOF's Second Generation Orchard Mix, "Third Cycle and '-Premium loblolly pine seedlings, in addition to other conifers and hardwoods seedlings, can be ordered by phone. Customers may call the Garland Gray Forestry Center, 804.834.2855, or the Augusta Forestry Center at 540.363.7000. Orders may be placed during regular business hours, which are Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Orders for the Elite, Control Pollinated and Virginia's Best loblolly pine will not be ac- cepted by telephone. These seed- lings represent only 8 percent of our total inventory. Due to the limited quantities of these seed- lings, customers can request these seedlings using an online Request Form. The Control Pol- linated and Virginia's Best seed- lings will be limited to 25,000 per customers, and the Elite will be limited to 50.,000 per custom- mer. "-@ - Beginning Tuesday, Oct)ber 1, 2013, at 10 am, customers should visit VDOF's website at dof.virginia.gov and select the "Specialty Seedling Request" rink. Requests will be filled on a "first-come, first-served basis." These top three seedling varieties'are expected to sell out very quickly, and requests will not be filled once the inventory is depleted. All customers will be notified if their order carl be filled. The VDOF's two tree nurseries grow and sell 24 million tree seedlings each year. The Elite, Control Pollinated and Virginia's Best seedlings are derived from fewer selections and thus fewer are grown from available seed stock. The top three loblolly pine varieties are best suited for landowners who utilize silvi- cultural treatments, such as site preparation and woody Vege- tation control, on their pine stands as part of their sawtimber rotation. The actual growth gains of each loblolly family depend on the planting site, soil type and these expected treatments. All of VDOF's loblolly pine seedlings provide growth gains over unimproved seedlings. All seedling varieties that are still in stock will be available for sale through the online store when it opens later in the year. Events at CHSthrough 0ctobe FRIDAY, OCT 04, 2013 Football: Boys Varsity Game 7:30pm Clintwood SATURDAY, OCT 05, 2013 Volleyball: Girls Varsity District Tournament Volleyball: Girls Varsity Conference Tournament - jS" MDNDAY OCT 07 t 2013 Volleyball: Girls JV Match Volleyball: Girls JV Match Volleyball: Girls Varsity Match TBD Twin Springs 9:00am TBA 6:00pm John I. Burton " 6:00pm John I. Burton 7:00pm John I. Burton SATURDAYI OCT 12, 2013 Volleyball: Girls Varsity Tournament 9:00am TBA MONDAY, OCT 14, 2013 TUESDAY, OCT 15, 2013 Volleybalh Girls JV Game 6:00pro Twin Springs Volleybalh Girls Varsity Game 7:00pro Twin Springs TUESDAY, OCT 22, 2013 Volleyball: Girls JV Meet Volleyball: Girls JV Match Volleyball: Girls Varsity Match Volleyball: Girls Varsity Match 6:00pm Clintwood 6:00pro Clintwood 7:00pm Clintwood 7:00ore Clintwood