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CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, November 16, 2017 Page 7, lead with gains of 15, 9, 14, 6down to the Eastside 16 yard line. Sykes, who had gone out with an injury, came back in the game and willed himself into the end zone on carries of 3 and 13 yards. Sykes two point plunge gave the Rebels a 36-35 lead. "I told him (Sykes) from the jump, I'm going to ride you all day long," said Tester. "He's a warrior, what a player. When you've got a good horse you gotta ride him." With 8:51 remaining in the game the Eastside the two pointer making the defense held Hurley on 4th score 44-43 Hurley with down at the Spartan's 9 4:57 remaining. yard line. Eastside moved With the ball on the the ball to their 15 yard line Hurley 38 Tester called on but were forced to punt. Sykes again.-The senior Rasnick set to punt at the ripped off 27 yards to the two but the snap sailed and Eastside 35. Sykes went Rasnick took a safety giv- left on the next play and the ing Hurley a 38-35 lead. Spartan a Spartan defender Sykes gave the Rebels strippede the ball at the great field position return- Eastside 24 yard line. ing the Eastside punt to the Vanover recovered the 25 yard line. Three plays loose ball giving the later Blankenship scam- Spartans a chance with pered 14 yards for the 4:161eft. touchdown and a 44-35 Boles picked up 6 yards, lead. to the 43, on a pass from Hunter Lunsford Rasnick. On second and 4 retuned the ensuing kick 63 Sexton broke free sprinting yards to the Hurley two 44 yards to the Hurley 13 yard line. Rasnick dove in yard line. The Rebels for the score then picked up would seal the win strip- ping the ball from Rasnick very good. Sykes is a tal- Grayson Whited had 4 on the next play. ented runner, he's hard to catches for 100 yards and a~ "From what we had last bring down and he's very touchdown for the7 year and nobody giving us patient. But, we really Spartans. Luke Lawson, a chance this year and what struggled with those guysadded 3 catches for 65: they've done advancing to up front and I think that's yards. Matthew Sexton the second round is just an the tell tale sign. Neverwent over the 1000 yard awesome feeling," said having been in this situa- mark finishing the season. Tester. "You never can give tion before I think we came with 1053 yards and 12 up on this crew, they're not in a little tight but we tackles in the game. Evan the most talented but they fought out of it. We've Bellamy picked up 11 tack- fight and they fight and developed some grit and les and an interception have a lot of heart." they've learned how to return for a touchdown. "This was a tough one,"win. They've been in pres- Hurley rushed 65 times said Eastside's Hicks, "It sure and learned how to for 468 yards. The Rebels was alrfiost a flip from last perform in those situations, travel to Chilhowie next week's win. We made a We're ready to roll up our Friday November 17th for~ play at the end. Today sleeves and get back at it. I a second round game. - Hurley's kids made the can't be prouder of our Scoring: play. We struggled up front, kids. What a journey fromHHS 22 0 14 8-44 , their offensive line is really 2-8 to a district champi-EHS 8 21 6 8-43 onship and the playoffs." Indoor marijuana grow Third Annual "Turkey Day 5K" to benefit Southwest Virginia Joint Senior Abuse Task Force C.H. "Chuck" Slemp, III, Commonwealth's Attomey for Wise County & the City of Norton announced today that the Third Annual Dairy Queen Turkey Day 5K will be held in Norton, Virginia on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017. Proceeds from this year's race will benefit the Southwest Virginia Joint Senior Abuse Task Force and efforts to combat crimes against area senior citizens. The task force is a col- laborative effort formed by Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp earlier this year to combat and prevent abuse and financial exploitation of seniors and incapacitated adults. The first meeting of the task force was held in June 2017. Since that date, law enforcement, prosecutors, said, "We are so excited about this event and so thankful for the event sponsor, our local Dairy Queen restaurants. We are already planning a commu- nity awareness event and training conference for law enforcement and members of the public next year on this topic. The proceeds from the race will help us move forward in 2018 with the important work of safe- guarding senior citizens in our community from abuse, neglect, and finan- cial exploitation." online or con- tact Sarah Smith Carlson at Seniors make up the fastest growing segment of On November 8, 2017 deputies received informa- tion that Natasha Elizabeth Sharrett, age 34, had active warrants for her arrest and was currently at the Comfort Inn in Big Stone Gap, VA. Deputies located Mrs. Sharrett outside of the hotel and placed her under arrest. Drug paraphernalia along with an unknown Regional Jail in Duffield, VA with no bond. Through information gained from this arrest deputies obtained a search warrant for 36 i 3 Sedgefield Road in Big Stone Gap, VA, the resi, dence of Bryan D. Griffith, age 37. Deputies seized 4 marijuana plants, pro,- cessed marijuana in a gat- the population in substance was recovered lon sized freezer bag, and Southwestern Virginia. As from her. Mrs. Sharrett equipment used for an the population grows, so was taken before the mag-indoor grow operation': too are the number Of istrate and iscurrently This investigation is stiff crimes and scams targetingNatasha Elizabeth being held at the currently on going with older adults. According toSharrett Southwest Virginia charges pending. statistics from the Virginia Department of Social ~ ~i Services, elder abuse affects an estimated five million people each year, .......... ........ ':'~ ] as few as one in twenty- ~ ador-olMe ~#,c,l-ot~2~ w| t:~ ~~x~ ~2ot" 5;. PClLII ~~ / four cases of elder abuse is and cc~-rrr~.,~. ~'~ yo.l c,l,~]d~ ~tN~ff~ ~ o joirt ~ g-or- a I reported to authorities, and Ckari~-h'rlo~ ~.~ene. I roughly half of people with~ .@ --~/\~\ II dementia are abused or & %~J neglected by caregivers.[ 1]'" ..... i~.~>~.i(~,,,...:~,~,.,.. ~ / Slemp and members of / i "~ v his office team are "train- ing" for the race. Slemp said, "Some of us have been training and are seri- ous about the race. I don't expect to even come close social workers, task force memi;er s and community partners have been work- ing together in Wise County to address the issue of senior abuse. Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp The race will be in to winning, but hop-. be/mtiful ....... downtown ing that I can bum enough Norton, Virginia on calories that morning that I Thanksgiving morning, earn myself an extra piece The registration fee is just of pumpkin pie!" $25.00. To register for the The event theme is event or for more informa- "Run Like a Beast Before tion, please visit ultra-You Feastl" + 1 1 We are pledged to the letter and spirit of Virginia's and HUD's equal opportunity hous- ing policies. Virginia's fair housing law makes it illegal to adver- tise any preference, limitation or dis- crimination based on race, color, reli- gion, national ori- gin, sex, elderly- ness, familial status or handicap. 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