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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, October 8, 2009 I Deacons keep going , ' by Allen Gregory :, , Friday, October 2 saw the Deacons of St. Paul travel across the Clinch and three miles up 58 : to get a big win over Castlewood i by a score of 42-12. The win by the Deacons puts them at three wins and no losses and in a tie with Thomas Walker atop the Cumberland District. The Deacons still have to face Thomas Walker, Rye Cove , and Coebum, all tough encoun- ters in the district. They have to travel to Coeburn and Thomas Walker and get Rye Cove at home before the season ends. The Deacons got an excellent game on the offensive end gar- nering 446 total yards in getting the win. 207 yards came on the ground on 35 carries while Tyler Phillips was 9 of 12 passing for 235 yards and two td's with no interceptions. Denver Fritz turn- ed in another excellent night behind excellent blocking. He tarried the ball 16 times for 99 .yards and a td. He also caught . two td passes. One went for 77 yards, the other 42. Fritz also turned in a 57 yard kick off return to open the game. That kick off return gave the Deacons the ball at the Devil 33 yard line to open their first series of downs. ,., Seven straight carries by Fritz had the ball in the end zone . for a 6-0 Deacon lead. Dallas Hileman's pat kick was good and St. Paul led 7-0 with 8:52 loft in the first quarter. The Deacons caught a break when Tyler Trent was hit hard and fumbled the ball that a Deacon fell on at the St. Paul 23 yard line. That fumble stopped a . nice drive by Castlewood'that saw Trent carry five times for "near 30 yards when the fumble occurred. On the first play following the fumble recovery, the Dea- cons picked the old flea flicker play and Phillips hit Fritz with a pass and the play covered 77 yards. With that td and Hileman's subsequent pat kick, St. Paul led 14-0 with 5:59 left in the first period. Late in the first period the Deacons caught another break when Devin Puckett, after catching a pass, had the ball hit by a Deacon tackler's helmet and shaken loose. St. Paul came up with the ball at the Deacon 27. Phillips capped that 73 yard drive with a one yard run with 10:28 left in the second quarter. The big play in the drive was a 40 yard pass play Phillips to Corey Ellis. Ellis also hit Fritz with a pass for the two point conversion for a 22-0 St. Paul lead. The Blue Devils then put together their only td drive of the first half. Elliot Wohlgamuth got the score on a two yard run. A pass for the two point conversion failed. Wohlgamuth had a 14 yard run in the drive while Trent carried six times for 30 yards. Following the Blue Devil score St. Paul put on their final td drive of the first half. This drive covered 78 yards. The drive ended with an Addison Rasnick one yard run. The two. point conversion try failed and St Paul led 28-6 with 20.5 left in the first half. Besides the td run Rasnick had runs of 11 and 26 yards and Ellis caught a Phillips pass that covered 24 yards. Those three plays ate up 61 of the 78 yards covered on the drive. The teams divided drives in the third quarter. Castlewood had the ball twice and St. Paul once. The Devils scored on their second possession of the third canto while St. Paul scored on their only possession of the period. Castlewo0d took the second half kick off and kept the ball for nine plays. Their drive finally stalled at the Deacons 32 when third and fourth down passes fell incomplete. The Deacons took over on their 32 yard line. Eight plays later Phillips passed to Fritz. That play covered 41 yards pass and run. Fritz also ran in the two point conversion for a 36-6 score. During the drive St. Paul had over 15 yards in penalties. On the drive Fritz had runs of 11, 15, 9 and 8 yards. Following that td Wohl- gamuth got a 29 yard kick off return to the Deacon 49. From the 49 Castlewood kept the ball for nine plays that covered the last eight of the third quarter and the first play of the final period. Wohlgamuth's 19 yard td gallop was the first play of the fourth period. Trent carried seven times on the nine play drive. On those seven carries Trent totaled 27 yards. The 2 point conversion try failed and the score stood St. Paul 36, Castlewood 12 with 11:51 left in the game. St. Paul took the ensuing kick off and put the ball in play at their own 28. From there the Deacons moved in for their final td of the night. Phillips got the score on a seven yard run with 8:10 left in the game. The two point conversion failed and St. Paul led 42-12. The Devils had a good drive going on their next possession but Reid Edmonds intercepted Wohlgamuth's pass and the Deacons were able to run out the clock. St. Paul hosts Appalachia on Friday night for homecoming while Castlewood hosts Haysi. m e Ifor T eOpen Door Policy: Always available to help in-person or by phone eWill Support The People: As supervisor voted against the last property tax increase .Strong Moral Character And Family Values On November 3rd, Vote BILLY WAYNE WAMPLER to be YOUR next Treasurer Paid for and Authorized by Billy Wayne Wampler Morcan 2010 Ford Fusion Sport 18" wheels, 8 way power driver's seat, 3.5L 24 valve V6 Durateck engine, 6 speed select shift, automatic transmission Saint Paul, VA mor (276) 762-5535 Russell County Unit's Extension news Provided by the Russell County Extension Office Your Russell County Unit of the Virginia Tech and Virginia State Extension Division-- Cornelia Estep, Scott Jessee, Donna Meade and Bill Worrell presents this week's Extension News. Our office is located on 131 East Main Street, Lebanon, VA. Check out our Virginia Tech Public Website Address: Extension Calendar of Events: October 7: Simmental As- sociation's Field Day, Stuart Land and Cattle Company, Rosedale October 9: Growing Hybrid Poplar for Bioenergy and Biomaterials, Norton, VA 10:00 am to 3:00 pm October 13: Growing Mushrooms Workshop, Russell ID Tag. To help assist in the cost cessors, farmers' markets and of these tags, the Abingdon upscale restauranls are all Feeder Cattle Association is market targets for both fresh and going to pay half. If you are dried specialty mushrooms. Shiitake have ~lmost double the fresh shelf life of button mushrooms. They/can easily be dried or frozen to/a high quality product that willr hold a long planning to market calves on the VQA Sale or would like to leam more about the program, please contact the Extension Office. Forage and Livestock Field Day The Forage and Livestock Field Day at the Southwest Virginia AREC in Glade Spring will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 4:30 pro. The field day will focus on forage and livestock research conducted at the station Listed below are topics to be discussed: Pasture Manage- ment/Weed Control/Fertilization Grazing Strategies for Beef& Sheep County Extension Office 6 to 7:30 pm October 13: Russell County Cattlemen's Association Meet- ing, Topic: Mineral Nutrition, Hair Sheep Parasite Russell County Vo-Tech Building #1, 6:30 pm October 15: Forage and Livestock Field Day, Virginia Tech's Research Farm at Glade Spring 4:30 pm October 17: Day Care Provider Training Session If you need information about any of the listed events, please call the Extension Office at (276) 889-8056. Scott Jessee - Agriculture Russell County Cattlemen's Association The next meeting of the Russell County Cattlemen's Association will be held on Tuesday, October 13 at 6:30 pm at the Russell County Vocational School (Building #1). Moss Boone, Ultralyx Nutrition, will be discussing Mineral Supple- ments. We will also get an update from Progressive Tractor and the details about the "NEW" Russell County Calf Bowl. Steak Resistance Dinner will be served fol- lowing the tour. Please call the Extension Office (889-8056) if you would like to attend. Donna Meade - Family and Consumer Science Growing Mushrooms Workshop Are you thinking about starting another hobby, or maybe time. Most oriental recipes call for the dried from, which be- comes stronger iq flavor. About 7 pounds of fresh mushrooms yield 1 pound of dry. Cooked shitakes have aI strong, wild mushroom flavor. The mush- rooms are generally not eaten raw because few like the sharp, garlic-like flavor. Their most p.opular use is as flavoring for gravy, stews, stuiffing, dips and spreads. [ Shiitake mushrooms are pro- VQA/Age & Source duced on healthy, freshly cut Verification/Back-gr0unding" hardwood logs. Once inoculated, Programs logs will produce for about four Southwest AREC years. Some growers buy Heifer Development Program already inoculated sawdust logs. Join us Tuesday, October 13 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Extension Office (135 Highlands Drive) to learn about the differ- ent types of edible mushrooms that can be grown in our area and how you can start your own ' fungi farm'. Demonstration will include how to prepare and inoculate logs as well as harvest tech- niques and care procedures to .you're looking for an additional encourage optimum production. income source? Farming of An introduction to fungi exotic mushrooms may offer marketing will also be covered. another opportunity to add to farm cash flow or supplemental income. While nearly all U.S. commercial production of Agar- icus mushrooms takes place in large, highly mechanized faci- lities where every aspect of the environment is carefully con- trolled (this includes the com- mon button mushroom, porta- All participants will get to taste some freshly harvested and prepared mushrooms and will then take home your own inoculated mushroom log. Instructors for the workshop are VSU Extension Specialist Andy Hankins along with Bill Worrell, Extension Agent in Agriculture and Natural Resour- bellas and criminis), small pro- ces and Donna Meade, FCS. ducers generally cannot compete agent, from the Russell County with these large producers: office. dinner will be served ($4.00 per However, other mushroom spec- person). Please call the Ex- ies can be cultivated on a small tension Office to let us know scale. that you are coming. Virginia Quality Assured Sale - November 16th Producers wishing to participate in the November 16 VQA Sale will need to have their calves weaned by October 9th. As in previous sales, the calves will be grouped as load lots and sold on the Virginia Mushroom farming is be- coming popular among home gardeners and organic farmers. Shiitake (pronounced she ta key) and oyster mushrooms are the easiest and most common spec- ialty mushrooms that are pro- duced commercially. The shiitake mushrooms, as well as other exotics, is a spec- Call to register! The work- shop is free but your pre- registration is required and space is limited. For more information, or to register for the course, contact Donna or Bill at the Extension office (889-8056). If you are a person with a disability and desire any assist- ive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Donna at 276-889-8081 during Cattlemen's Tel-O-Auction. ialty product normally targeted hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm to Our goal for this sale is to for upscale markets. Health food discuss accommodations 5 days Age and Source Identify all stores, oriental restaurants, sup- prior to the event. *T DD number calves with a Rad!o Frequency ermarkets, specialty food pro- is(800)828-1120. "/ Lady Pioneers- edge Eady' Devils I byAIlen Gregory close all the way by scores of demdlnggame 15-11. \ It is always tough to play on 25-23 and 25-23. Castlewood's two~ young the road in the Cumberland Showing a lot of heart and front line players, All Ring and District. It proved to be true determination the Castlewood Haley Gilbert, turned irma good when the Lady Devils visited the girls fought hard to take the night at the net getting 1~ and 11 Lady Pioneers at Thomas Walker " second two games by scores of kills respectively while/Kristin on Tuesday night. The Lady 25-13 and 25-19. " Johnson had 33 assists anl Kelly Devils lost the volleyball match In the third and all important Elam had 21 service point~. three games to two. game, the Lady Devils came up Shawnte Goodman 15 The young Lady Devils lost short on some very close calls service points and 12 digs for the first two games which were and dropped the match's the Pioneers. ',,.. CHS is first in Cumberland District golf tournament Roller 124, David Campbell Castlewood High School's golf team placed first in the Cumberland District Golf Tour- nament, held Monday, Septem- ber 28, at the Cedar Hill golf course in Jonesville. 111 and Aaron McCoy 110. Placing fourth with 455 was Thomas Walker High School, whose players include Justin Yeary 90; Dalton Carter 122; Jacob Patterson 120; Charles Alex Quails 137; and Silas Bush, 148. St. Paul, which didn't field a ', full team, was represented by i Joe Homer, 107; David Kiser, ,, 120; and Dallas Hileman 120. The entire Castlewood team, as well as six other District players have qualified for the Region D Tournament. Castlewood's team and scores include: Justin Smith, 79, who was the Tournament's Me- dalist; Grant Marshall 82; Derek Allen 81; Jordan Lovelace 80; Seth Justice 106; and Aaron Fields 99, for a team total of 322. (The four lowest scores are added to find the team total.) Coeburn, in second place with a 374 team score, had Brett Hall 100; Marcus Sexton. 101; Hunter Maine 123; Nate Long 137; Cody Pilkington 148; and Ryan Porter 110. In third place with a 397 team score was Twin Springs. Players include Seth Campbell 88, Matt Taylor 88, Scotty Knights down Devils Coeburn's volleyball team- came from two games down to win the match three games to two over the visiting Lady Blue Devils of Castlewood on Thursday night. With Ali Ring. and Haley Gilbert working well at the net, while getting key assists from Kristin Johnson, got 25-22 and 25-17 wins in the first two games. They also had a nice lead early in the third game but things turned rough for the Devils after a Coeburn time out. Castlewood quickly lost their lead. After losing their lead it was all down hill for the Devils as they dropped the final three games 25-14, 25-11 and 15-10 to lose the match. Qualifying for Region D . Chadwell 123; Caraline MoDe- play, in addition to the Castle- well 131; and Lonnie Surgener wood team, were Seth Campbell and Matt Taylor, both of Twin 1481~iflh place Rye Cove, with a Springs; Justin Yeary, Thomas ' team score of 458, included Walker; Jordan Kelley and Jordan Kelley 100; Chase Roi- Chase Rollins, both of Rye lins 101; Samantha Miner 120; Cove; and Joe Homer, St. Paul. STOP LEG CRAMPS BEFORE THEY STOP YOU. Calcet is designed to help stop low calcium leg cramps. Just ask your pharmacist. Finance Your Garage! 90 Days No Monthly Payments & No Interest If Paid Within 90 Days[ www.cbst ruct u