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G-OB™: CALHOUN-GILMER CAREER CENTER - Substitute Bus Operator – HOR - 12.04.12

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Title
Substitute Bus Operator – Health Occupations Rotation (Schedule is determined by Instructor)/and or Work Based Students (One driver for both runs)

Grade Level
High School

Description
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: January 22, 2013 thru May 24, 2013 (as needed) 
 
CALHOUN-GILMER CAREER CENTER 

JOB DESCRIPTION 
CONTRACT BUS OPERATOR 
 
Employees who already have bus operator classification will be accepted as duly qualified.  First priority for the position will be given to employees within the Calhoun or Gilmer County School systems who are properly classified and most senior. 
 
Individuals who do not have a bus operator’s classification will have to meet mandated qualifications. 
 
In addition, the following qualifications must be met: 
 
1. High school diploma 
2. Meet all mandated requirements as a bus operator. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  
 
1. Implement all rules, regulations, and policies governing transportation of pupils. 
2. Performs specific duties in accordance with instructions received from the Director of Support Services. 
3. Performs preventive maintenance operations and care of the bus in accordance with instruction from the Director of Support Services. 
4. Keeps in contact with the Director of Support Services at times when inclement weather or other conditions may cause a change in the dismissal hour. 
5. Monitors route in order to make proper decision about running.  Notifies the families on the route of the decision, when run will not be made. 
6. Reports to bus periodically when school is closed because of weather conditions and check starting ability, remove snow, puts on chains, etc. 
7. Notifies the Director of Support Services at least a day before he is to be absent.  (Emergencies to not apply to this ruling). 
8. Instruct students in the proper procedure to cross a highway. 
9. Observe all speed limits (40 MPH maximum on secondary roads), regulates speed according to road conditions.  Uses chains where any part of the bus route may be considered hazardous.  Uses headlights as per state law. 
10. Participate in staff development activities as directed. 
 
Job Location or School Name
Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center

City
Grantsville, WV

County
Gilmer

Qualifications
Employees who already have bus operator classification will be accepted as duly qualified.  First priority for the position will be given to employees within the Calhoun or Gilmer County School systems who are properly classified and most senior. 
 
Individuals who do not have a bus operator’s classification will have to meet mandated qualifications. 
 
In addition, the following qualifications must be met: 
 
1.High school diploma 
2.Meet all mandated requirements as a bus operator. 

Salary
$10.00/Trip – 1 Morning Run, 1 Afternoon Run

Closing Date
2012.12.04

Comments
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 04, 2012, at 4:00 PM

Apply to
Bryan P. Sterns, Director 
Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center 
5260 E Little Kanawha Hwy 
Grantsville, WV 26147 
304.354.6151

County Contact Email

Bon Appétit: Breakfast Strata

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Ingredients:

  9 slices bread, torn into bite size pieces
  1/2 cup diced fresh mushrooms
  1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  16 ounces Cheddar cheese, shredded
  1/2 cup chopped onion
  2 cups cubed cooked ham
  8 eggs
  2 cups milk


Directions:

Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

Layer half of the torn bread in the bottom of the dish.

Sprinkle the mushrooms and green bell pepper evenly over the bread layer.

Sprinkle with half of the cheese.

Top with remaining bread pieces, then layer with the onion and ham.

Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Whisk together eggs and milk; pour over the entire pan.

Cover with aluminum foil, and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Bake covered for 35 minutes, then remove foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until top is evenly brown.

Daily G-Eye™: 12.03.12

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Stargazing - 12.03.12

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The Milky Way arches high overhead on December evenings.

This faint band passes from the Northern Cross, which is in the west, to W-shaped Cassiopeia high overhead, to near the face of Taurus, the bull, in the east.


Star Populations

The Milky Way arches high overhead on December evenings. This faint band passes from the Northern Cross, which is in the west, to W-shaped Cassiopeia high overhead, to near the face of Taurus, the bull, in the east.

The Milky Way glows a little more softly at this time of year than it does in summer. That’s because we’re looking away from the galaxy’s crowded center and toward the thinly settled edge of its disk. And beyond that edge is the halo — an extended volume of space that contains the galaxy’s oldest stars.

Astronomers classify the stars in the halo as Population II, while most of those in the disk are Population I. The difference isn’t just where the stars reside — it’s what they’re made of.

All stars consist mainly of hydrogen and helium, which were created in the Big Bang. But they also have a smattering of heavier elements. These elements were created in the hearts of other stars, then hurled into space as the stars died, where they could be incorporated into new stars.

Population II stars formed when there were almost no heavier elements around, so they have only tiny amounts of them. But Population I stars — stars like the Sun — are younger, so they have higher proportions of heavy elements. It’s still not much, but it’s enough to set these stars apart from their older kin.

One class of Population II star is in a stage of life that helps astronomers measure the size of the universe. More about that tomorrow.

G-MM™: Meditation Moment - 12.03.12

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Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord.

Advent is full of movement: the people of God coming to the mountain of the Lord and the Lord coming to his people in the midst of their wintering.

Advent is full of transformation: swords become ploughshares, darkness becomes light, God becomes one like us.

How apt that today we remember and celebrate the patron of the missions, Francis Xavier.

We have the gift of life and of faith in you, Lord Jesus.

We believe that you have come among us.

This urges us to be more welcoming, more searching, more trusting.

In all our coming and going, let us always focus on you.


Isaiah 2:1-5. Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord—Ps 121(122):1-2, 4-5, 6-9. Matthew 8:5-11.

Elizabeth Anne Smith

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Elizabeth Anne Smith

Age 70, a lifelong resident of Grantsville, WV, passed away from her all-too-brief fight with pancreatic cancer on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 8:00 AM at the Charleston Area Medical Center.

Anne was a devoted wife, a loving mother, and a dedicated educator. Her most fulfilling and rewarding years were spent teaching our children as a para-professional with the Calhoun County Board of Education until she retired eight years ago.

After retirement, Anne spent much of her spare time with the Red Hat Society, children charities such as the Christmas Connection and the Gabriel Project, and her rare, but much loved trips to her favorite vacation spot in the world, Maui, Hawaii.

Anne is preceded in death by her parents, Fred O. and Eleanor Barnes, and her brother Bill Barnes.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Smith, her two children, Jason and Shannon Smith, and her brother Dick Barnes. Anne had two grandsons, Christopher and Mykal Johnson and three great-grandchildren that she loved with all her heart.

Per Anne’s wishes, her remains will be cremated.

There will be a “Celebration of Life” held at the Calhoun Senior Center from 2:00 to 4:00 PM December 23, 2012 (Sunday) to wish a fond “aloha” to Anne.

In lieu of flowers, Anne’s family is requesting donations made to the American Cancer Society or for the purchase of children’s books to be donated to Pleasant Hill School in her honor.

Richard Lee Mealey

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Richard Lee Mealey

Age 70, of 1764 Rock Cave Road, Crawford, WV died at 6:59 AM Saturday, December 01, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born January 30, 1942 at Abrams Run a son of the late Ralph and Charlotte Vankirk Mealey.

On July 12, 1969 he married the former Sandra Conrad who survives.

Also surviving are two sons and daughters in law Michael Lee Mealey and wife Joy and David Mealey and wife Sally and two grandchildren Anthony Blake and Cassie Butcher all of Crawford.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family being preceded in death by three brothers Robert, William and Eugene Mealey and two sisters Mildred Blake and Darlene Bowyer.

Mr. Mealey was retired from the WV Glass Specialty Company and later worked at the Weston State Hospital.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Richard enjoyed hunting and fishing.

At Richard’s request, he will be cremated and there will be a family and friends gathering at the Ireland Community Building Saturday, December 08, 2012 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday from the Ireland Community Building with the Reverend Jay Burkhart officiating.

A private interment will be held at later date at the Casto Cemetery.

Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the Mealey family.

12.03.12

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History on December 03, yyyy

Today is Monday, Dec. 03, the 338th day of 2012. There are 28 days left in the year.


Thought for Today:

“What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.” — Pearl Bailey, American entertainer (1918-1990).


Today’s Highlight in History:

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On Dec. 03, 1992, the first telephone text message was sent by British engineer Neil Papworth, who transmitted the greeting “Merry Christmas” from his work computer in Newbury, Berkshire, to Vodafone executive Richard Jarvis’ mobile phone.


On this date:

In 1810, British forces captured Mauritius from the French, who had renamed the island nation off southeast Africa “Ile de France.”

In 1818, Illinois was admitted as the 21st state.

In 1828, Andrew Jackson was elected president of the United States by the Electoral College.

In 1833, Oberlin College in Ohio — the first truly coeducational school of higher learning in the United States — began holding classes.

In 1925, George Gershwin’s Concerto in F had its world premiere at New York’s Carnegie Hall, with Gershwin at the piano.

In 1947, the Tennessee Williams play “A Streetcar Named Desire” opened on Broadway.

In 1960, the Lerner and Loewe musical “Camelot” opened on Broadway.

In 1967, surgeons in Cape Town, South Africa led by Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the first human heart transplant on Louis Washkansky, who lived 18 days with the new heart. The 20th Century Limited, the famed luxury train, completed its final run from New York to Chicago.

In 1979, 11 people were killed in a crush of fans at Cincinnati’s Riverfront Coliseum, where the British rock group The Who was performing.

In 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal, India.

In 1991, radicals in Lebanon released American hostage Alann (cq) Steen, who’d been held captive nearly five years.

In 1992, the Greek tanker Aegean Sea spilled more than 21 million gallons of crude oil when it ran aground off northwestern Spain.


Ten years ago:

Thousands of personnel files released under a court order showed that the Archdiocese of Boston went to great lengths to hide priests accused of abuse, including clergy who’d allegedly snorted cocaine and had sex with girls aspiring to be nuns.

U.N. weapons inspectors made their first unannounced visit to one of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s presidential palaces.


Five years ago:

A U.S. intelligence report concluded that Iran had halted its nuclear weapons development program in the fall of 2003 under international pressure but was continuing to enrich uranium.

British teacher Gillian Gibbons, jailed in Sudan for insulting Islam after allowing her students to name a teddy bear Muhammad, flew home after being pardoned by the country’s president.

Former commissioner Bowie Kuhn was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame; former Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley, managers Dick Williams and Billy Southworth and ex-Pirates owner Barney Dreyfuss also were elected.


One year ago:

In Atlanta, a defiant Herman Cain suspended his faltering bid for the Republican presidential nomination amid a drumbeat of sexual misconduct allegations, which he condemned as “false and unproven.”

Oklahoma State defeated Oklahoma 44-10 to win the Big 12 championship. (Exultant Oklahoma State fans stormed the field, resulting in a dozen injuries.)


Today’s Birthdays:

Movie director Jean-Luc Godard is 82

Singer Jaye P. Morgan is 81

Actor Nicolas Coster is 79

Actress Mary Alice is 71

Rock singer Ozzy Osbourne is 64

Actress Heather Menzies is 63

Rock singer Mickey Thomas is 63

Country musician Paul Gregg (Restless Heart) is 58

Actor Steven Culp is 57

Actress Daryl Hannah is 52

Actress Julianne Moore is 52

Olympic gold medal figure skater Katarina Witt is 47

Actor Brendan Fraser is 44

Singer Montell Jordan is 44

Actor Royale Watkins is 43

Actor Bruno Campos is 39

Actress Holly Marie Combs is 39

Actress Liza Lapira (TV: “Don’t Trust the B——in Apartment 23”) is 37

Actress Lauren Roman is 37

Pop-rock singer Daniel Bedingfield is 33

Actress Anna Chlumsky (KLUHM’-skee) is 32

Actor Brian Bonsall is 31

Pop/rock singer-songwriter Andy Grammer is 29

Actress Amanda Seyfried is 27

Actor Michael Angarano is 25

Actor Jake T. Austin is 18

Governor Tomblin and First Lady Announce Joyful Night to be held December 06, 2012

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Festivities begin at 6:00 PM.

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin announced the first family will welcome West Virginians to the annual Joyful Night celebration and tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 PM Thursday, December 06, 2012, at the State Capitol Complex in Charleston.

The evening’s program and reception will honor the state’s military members, their families and veterans.

All events are free and open to the public.

As part of the festivities, the First Family encourages attendees to bring a new unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots campaign.

“The evening’s celebrations will welcome friends from near and far to embrace the spirit of the season,” Governor Tomblin said. “Joanne and I have experienced the rewards of giving many times, and we encourage all West Virginians to rejoice in the season by donating to charitable organizations like the Marines’ Toys for Tots.”

Events will begin at the North Plaza of the Capitol with musical selections by the Cabell Midland High School Marching Knights, the “State Marching Honor Band of the Year”, and the Appalachian Children’s Chorus Cantare Choir from Southern West Virginia. The West Virginia Air National Guard will post the colors, followed by the singing of the National Anthem by the VIPs of Capital High School and the Pledge of Allegiance, led by West Virginia’s only living Medal of Honor Recipient, Chief Warrant Officer (Ret.) Woody Williams. The first family will light the tree, donated by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fewell of Winfield.

Visitors will proceed to the South Plaza of the Capitol where the Philip Barbour High School Band, the “Pride of Barbour County” will perform and the tree donated by Mr. and Mrs. Al Tolliver of Danese will be lit as the governor and first lady pay tribute to our veterans and military families.

The first floor Rotunda of the Capitol will feature a holiday tree decorated with handmade ornaments created by school children throughout the state as well as a musical performance by the Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus. The annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots donation site will be located in the rotunda.

This year’s Military Recognition tree will be showcased in the Governor’s Reception room and will feature photos of loved ones and friends who have served or are serving in the military. During their visit, attendees are invited to create holiday cards to send to our troops serving overseas.

The Governor’s Mansion will be open to visitors during Joyful Night.

In keeping with tradition, the governor and first lady will read “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.”

Visitors will have the opportunity to experience musical performances by the Appalachian Children’s Chorus and a soloist from the Governor’s School of Arts, in addition to viewing the second annual ArtisTree, showcasing handmade ornaments from West Virginia artists and artisans.

Finally, visitors can enjoy light refreshment at the Culture Center where the “Mountainaires” Barber Shop Choir will perform concluding the evening’s events.

For more information about the Joyful Night activities, contact Caryn Gresham, deputy commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History at 304.558.0220.

Sutton: Vandalism Reported at Sutton Lake Playground

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking information on suspects who allegedly vandalized a playground at Sutton Lake this month.

Corps officials discovered a playground “bouncy car,“ valued at about $1,500, was damaged near the lake’s Bee Run day-use area Monday, Nov 19, 2012, according to a news release.

Anyone with information about the vandalism is asked to call the Corps Watch Program at 1.866.413.7970.

Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a $1,000 reward if provided information leads to an arrest and conviction.

Recalls - 11.30.12

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WATERSLIDES

Sportspower is recalling Liquid Motion waterslides sold exclusively at Menards Inc. from April 2010 to July 2010.

The warning labels on the children’s waterslide are inadequate for weight limit and fail to tell consumers never to slide head first.

This poses a risk of serious injuries.

This recall involves Sportspower Liquid Motion waterslides.

A “Liquid Motion by Sportspower” logo is printed on the side.

Recalled waterslides have item number INF-1375 and UPC 687064031340 located on the packaging.

Consumers should contact Sportspower at 888.965.0565, from 9 AM to 5 PM ET Monday through Friday or visit www.sportspowerltd.net  to receive new labels to affix to the waterslide.


TRAMPOLINES

Sportspower is recalling Trampolines sold exclusively at Sports Authority stores nationwide from April 2007 to May 2012.

The trampoline’s metal legs can move out of position and puncture the jumping area, posing a risk of injury.

This recall involves Sportspower Parkside model TR-14FT-COM trampolines.

The model number is marked on the packaging and instruction manual.

“Parkside” is printed on the enclosure net.

Consumers should contact Sportspower at 888.965.0565, from 9 AM to 5 PM ET Monday through Friday or visit www.sportspowerltd.net to receive a free repair kit.


WINDOW FITTINGS

GU Hardware is recalling Window Fittings: Tilt-turn Stay Arms and Side-hung Sash Hinges sold nationwide from October 2002 to December 2011.

The window fittings can break. This can cause the window to fall, posing an injury hazard.

This recall involves tilt-turn stay arm and side-hung sash hinge adjustable window fittings.

They are used to attach a window to a frame and primarily sold for use in commercial buildings.

Consumers can contact G-U Hardware at 855.355.8810 from 7:30 AM to 12 PM and from 1 PM to 4:30 PM ET Monday through Thursday; and from 7:30 AM to 12 PM and from 1 PM to 2 PM ET Friday, or visit www.ak.warning.com to arrange for the free replacement.


SAUTE PANS

Costco is recalling Kirkland Signature Six-Quart Sauté Pans with glass lids sold exclusively at Costco stores in the San Francisco area and in the Northeast from May 2012 to October 2012.

The pan’s tempered glass lid can crack, break or shatter, posing a laceration hazard.

This recall involves Kirkland Signature six-quart, black, hard-anodized aluminum sauté pans with glass lids. “Kirkland Signature,” “6 QT/5.6 L” and “Made in Thailand” are printed on the bottom of the sauté pan.

Consumers should return the pans to any Costco store for a full refund.

Consumers can also contact Costco at 877.782.8242 from 7 AM to 5 PM PT Monday through Friday, or visit www.costco.com.


CORDLESS DRILLS

Harbor Freight Tools is recalling Cordless Drills sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide from April 2008 to May 2012.

The black trigger switch on the 19.2v cordless drill can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard.

This recall involves Harbor Freight Tools Cordless Drills, model number 96526.

The drill’s model number is located on a yellow label on the left side of the drill.

Consumers should contact Harbor Freight Tools at 800.444.3353, from 8 AM to 4:30 PM PT Monday through Friday, or visit www.harborfreight.com to receive a free replacement drill.


RIDING MOWERS

Toro Co. is recalling Toro® Z Master® Riding Mowers sold nationwide and in Canada from January 2012 to August 2012.

The traction drive belt can wear through the mower’s fuel tank and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves 2012 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mowers.

“Toro” and “2000 Series” are printed on the side and “Z Master Commercial” on the front of the mowers.

Consumers should contact a Toro dealer to schedule a free repair.

Consumers can also contact Toro at 855.493.0090, from 8 AM to 5 PM CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.toro.com.


RIDING TOYS

Step2 Company is recalling children’s riding toy sold nationwide from January 2012 to August 2012.

Children who lean too far forward on the seat can go over the handle bar and hit the ground.

This poses a fall hazard.

The recalled product is an X-Rider Car The middle of the handle bar contains the Step2 logo.

Step2’s contact information is located on the rider’s left side of the car.

Consumers should contact Step2 at 866.860.1887, from 8 AM to 5 PM ET Monday through Friday or visit www.step2.com, to receive a free replacement toy.

WVU and Marshall Football Results - 12.01.12

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West Virginia will close the regular season today against coach Charlie Weis and his 1-10 Kansas Jayhawks, a team that excels at little but the running game.

A potential 7-5 regular season finish rides on the Mountaineers’ ability to stop the Jayhawks highly effective and ever-changing rushing attack.

Kansas ranks No. 2 in the Big 12 in rushing offense, and it attacks the defense in many ways, which has had defensive coordinator Joe DeForest burning the candle late this week in preparation.

“It’s more formations in the run game. It’s 11 guys in the box one game, then they spread everybody out like Baylor next game,“ said DeForest earlier this week. “Then they’ll run zone read. Then they’ll run option. Then they’ll run [the] power game. Then the quarterback will run.

“Last three days I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out ‘What are they going to do against us?‘ “

He has studied tape from every game this season, and notes how different each game has looked.

“Against Oklahoma [Kansas had a] different game plan. Against Iowa State, a different game plan. Baylor, different game plan. [Texas] Tech, totally different formations,“ DeForest said. “So you’re preparing for five different offenses, basically. But once you find out what they’re doing, they stick with it pretty much.“

The Mountaineers defense has not been praised for much this season, but the run defense has been respectable.

While the West Virginia pass defense ranks 120th—worst in Division I-A—the rushing defense is ranked 40th, allowing just 141.2 rushing yards a game.

“They have a lot of formations. They basically run about five plays out of all those formations. We just have to stay grounded and disciplined. We need to tackle everybody and hold everybody in,“ linebacker Jared Barber said of Kansas this week.

Weis generally turns to running backs James Sims and Tony Pierson.

Pierson ranks No. 2 in the Big 12 in rushing, with 73 yards a game, but Sims is the workhorse. He has gotten more than 20 carries in each of the past six games and has rushed for more than 100 yards in six games this season.

“Their running back is really patient. He makes guys miss,“ said Barber. “He’s also a pretty big back. He’s fast, and he also has a lot of power. He’s a great back and a great runner. He reads his line really well. We just have to tackle him, and we’ll be alright.“

Weis said this week his team will rely on ball control to try and keep the West Virginia offense off the field.

“Obviously, one of the strengths of our offense is ball control and running the football,“ said Weis. “Obviously, you win games by scoring and 17 points is not going to get it done. We are going to have to do better than that, but I think that the less that their offense is on the field, the better.“

While the Mountaineers’ bowl destination is unknown, signs are that a 7-5 finish would mean a trip west to San Diego’s Holiday Bowl. But other games can’t be ruled out just yet, including New York’s Pinstripe Bowl if the cards fall right or Houston’s Meineke Car Care Bowl.

Regardless, the 7-5 finish is the goal. And slowing Kansas comes first.

“They are a top-20 team in the country when it comes to rushing offense,“ said coach Dana Holgorsen. “They switched their quarterback midseason to the redshirt freshman, Michael Cummings. He is a talented kid that will continue to get better and better.

“They will run the zone read with him, establish the run and try to put the ball in play when they need to. They will bring in Dayne Crist to throw the ball down the field at times. Our job defensively is identifying their sets and the different looks we will get.“

WVIAC Men’s Basketball: Pioneers Fall to WVWC 72-82

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On Saturday, Fairmont State, Pitt-Johnstown, Seton Hill, Shepherd and West Virginia State all earned WVIAC victories.


West Virginia Wesleyan 82, Glenville State 72

West Virginia Wesleyan posted an 82-72 road win at Glenville State Saturday afternoon.

Kelsey Williams guided the victors with a game-high 25 points to go along with 10 boards. Noah Cottrill accounted for 15 points while Caleb Ashley hit for 13. Soren Dossing connected for 11 markers. Cottrill led the team with six assists while Raymond Warren chipped in five. The Bobcats drained 48.1% of their shots in the game (26-of-54).

The Pioneers were led by Lamar Mallory’s 22 points and game-high 15 boards. Mallory hit 11-of-13 shots from the field. Jamel Morris and Kevin Gray each accounted for 16 points while DJ Blanks had nine markers and five assists. GSC made 29-of-64 field goals (45.3%).

Box Score:

WVWC-M vs. Glenville State

12.01.12 4:00 PM at Jesse R. Lilly Gym
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VISITORS: WVWC-M 3-2 (1-2)

                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
03 Raymond Warren…... *  2-4    0-0    1-2    0  2  2   1   5  5  5  0  2  27
04 Kelsey Williams….. *  8-10   0-0    8-10   1  9 10   3  24  0  2  2  1  28
10 T.J. Thompson….... *  3-9    2-7    0-0    1  1  2   4   8  1  0  0  3  31
14 Noah Cottrill….... *  3-9    1-5    8-8    0  1  1   0  15  6  3  0  1  40
23 Caleb Ashley…..... *  4-9    3-6    2-2    0  4  4   2  13  1  2  0  1  35
13 Chris Dewberry…...    1-3    1-3    1-1    0  0  0   1   4  0  2  0  2  14
20 Soren Dossing…....    4-8    2-4    1-1    0  0  0   1  11  0  0  0  1  13
44 Taylor Price….....    1-2    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   3   2  0  0  0  0  12
   TEAM….............                         2  6  8
   Totals…...........   26-54   9-25  21-24   4 23 27  15  82 13 14  2 11 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-28 46.4%   2nd Half: 13-26 50.0%   Game: 48.1%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  6-15 40.0%   2nd Half:  3-10 30.0%   Game: 36.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  5-5  100 %   2nd Half: 16-19 84.2%   Game: 87.5%    1
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HOME TEAM: Glenville State 4-2 (2-1)

                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
01 Kevin Gray…....... *  5-14   4-12   2-2    2  3  5   5  16  1  2  0  3  34
12 Lamont Cole…...... *  1-2    0-0    0-0    1  2  3   1   2  2  2  0  0  12
21 Joe Ballard…...... *  2-3    0-0    0-0    1  3  4   1   4  0  1  0  1  27
23 Lamar Mallory….... * 11-13   0-0    0-1    9  6 15   3  22  3  4  0  0  36
24 Jamel Morris…..... *  6-14   2-7    2-4    1  2  3   2  16  2  5  0  2  29
00 Brien Winston…....    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   1   0  0  1  0  0   6
02 JJ Vazquez….......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   2   0  0  0  0  0   4
03 DJ Blanks…........    3-11   0-1    3-7    2  2  4   3   9  5  2  0  1  33
11 Andy Dollman….....    0-4    0-4    0-0    0  2  2   0   0  1  0  0  0  12
20 Adam McCall…......    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
33 Andre Jackson…....    1-2    1-1    0-0    0  1  1   0   3  0  0  0  0   6
   TEAM….............                         1  5  6
   Totals…...........   29-64   7-25   7-14  17 26 43  18  72 14 17  0  7 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-28 46.4%   2nd Half: 16-36 44.4%   Game: 45.3%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  3-10 30.0%   2nd Half:  4-15 26.7%   Game: 28.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  1-3  33.3%   2nd Half:  6-11 54.5%   Game: 50.0%    2
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Technical fouls: WVWC-M-None. Glenville State-DJ Blanks.

Attendance: 993

Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
WVWC-M….....................   37   45  -   82
Glenville State…............   30   42  -   72
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Seton Hill 86, Ohio Valley 39

Seton Hill buried 58.3% of its shots en route to an 86-39 victory over visiting Ohio Valley.

Malachi Leonard netted a game-high 18 points for the Griffins. Tuff Barnes was a perfect seven-of-seven from the floor for 14 points while Nate Perry added 12. Max Kenyi accounted for 10 points and six assists while Lenjo Kilo garnered 11 boards.

Jerry Macon Jr. hit for 10 markers for the Fighting Scots. Ashton Brown added eight while Neil Gingerich chipped in six points.

OVU hit just 15-of-55 shots from the floor (27.3%), including a two-of-14 effort (14.3%) from behind the three-point arc.


Fairmont State 82, Bluefield State 72

Fairmont State fought off a solid effort by Bluefield State, taking an 82-72 victory Saturday.

The Falcons were guided by Isaiah Hill’s 18 points and seven rebounds in 30 minutes of work. Malik Stith added 16 points while Isaac Thornton totaled 15. Brendan Cooper was tremendous all-around, posting 13 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. FSU buried 44.8% of its attempts (30-of-67) from the floor.

Vincent Rogers paced the Big Blues with a game-high 20 points to go along with 10 boards for a double-double. Teammate Johnny Uhegwu chipped in 12 markers while Remar Brothers came off the bench to hit for 11 points in just 16 minutes of action. BSC drained 29-of-36 free throws in the contest (80.6%).


Pitt-Johnstown 78, Davis & Elkins 71

Pitt-Johnstown extended its one-point halftime margin into a 78-71 road win at Davis & Elkins.

Nick Novak led the Mountain Cats with 19 points and 10 assists for a double-double. He also totaled four steals. Andrew Cressler connected for 16 points while Jordan Miller added 15. Bill Luther and Ian Vescovi chipped in 12 and 10, respectively. UPJ sank 30-of-56 shots (53.6%) from the floor in the game.

D’Quan Lynch had a tremendous all-around game for the Senators. He led the team with a near triple-double effort of 21 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. Shane Brown contributed 14 points while Devin Miller had 11. The Senators buried 12 three-point shots in the contest.


Shepherd 80, Charleston 74 (OT)

Brantley Osborne scored six of his game-high 21 points in overtime to lift Shepherd to an 80-74 win over University of Charleston in WVIAC men’s basketball action at the Butcher Center on Saturday.

Osborne hit on 7-of-11 shots with a 5-of-7 effort from three-point range.  He was 2-of-3 from the foul line.

Chad Moore added 13 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals. Marcus Pilgrim also added 13 points behind a 3-of-7 performance from three-point range.

Austin Cunningham had 11 points, four rebounds and three assists.

Alexsander Kesic had 18 points and eight rebounds, while Corey Jackson added 14 points, seven rebounds, and a game-high eight assists for the Golden Eagles.

Shepherd railed from a 38-31 halftime deficit to take a six-point lead at 60-54 after a three-pointer by Pilgrim with 6:42 left in regulation. Charleston rallied to force the extra session with an 11-5 run. Jackson had five points to fuel the rally.

Osborne hit a triple with 4:43 left in overtime to give the Rams the lead for good. A layup by Kesic with 3:44 left got the Golden Eagles to within a point at 68-67, but they would get no closer.

Shepherd shot 45% (27-60) from the floor with a 42.3% (11-26) effort from three-point range. The Rams connected on 15-of-19 free throws (78.9%).

Charleston shot 42.4% (28-66) with a 9-of-28 effort (32.1%) from beyond the arc. The Golden Eagles hit on 9-of-9 free throws.

Charleston had a 42-32 rebounding advantage.


West Virginia State 77, Wheeling Jesuit 76

West Virginia State hit a late jumper and held on for a 77-76 win over visiting Wheeling Jesuit Saturday evening.

Anton Hutchins buried a jumper with 13 seconds remaining, giving the Yellow Jackets a one-point edge. After each team called a time-out, the Cardinals missed a three-point shot as the clock expired, giving WVSU the victory.

Hutchins led the Yellow Jackets with a team-high 15 points. David Ford and Jalen Walker each had 11 markers while David Ford chipped in 10. Stephen Thompson pulled down eight boards to go along with his eight points. WVSU drained 46.8% of its shots in the win, including a 10-of-23 effort from downtown.

Recardo Gaddy led the Cardinals with a game-high 28 points. Ben Siefert added 16 points and 12 rebounds. Justin Fritts connected for 14 points while Joe Prati added 11. Fritts dished out nine assists. The Cardinals hit 44.4% of their shots, but hit just eight-of-28 attempts from behind the three-point line (28.6%).

WVIAC Women’s Basketball: Lady Pioneers Down WVWC 92-68

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Fairmont State, Glenville State, Pitt-Johnstown, Seton Hill, Shepherd and West Virginia State all earned WVIAC victories Saturday.

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Glenville State 92, West Virginia Wesleyan 68

Glenville State’s nine three-point shots in the second half propelled the Pioneers to a 92-68 win over West Virginia Wesleyan.

Ashleigh Fossett netted 17 points in 18 minutes of action for GSC while Kenyona Simmons netted 16 points. Tiffani Huffman amassed 13 points and Jelena Elez chipped in 12 for the victors. LaToya Hambrick pulled down a team-best 10 rebounds in just 21 minutes of work.

Atavia Blake notched a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Bobcats. Kerry Conroy tallied 19 points while Kacey Johnson and Danesha Richardson each had eight. Brittany Maxey hit for just four points but snared a game-high 12 rebounds.

GSC recorded 28 offensive boards, enabling the squad to get off 103 shots in the contest.

Box Score:

WVWC-W vs. Glenville State
12.01.12 2:00 PM at Jesse R. Lilly Gym
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VISITORS: WVWC-W 2-4 (1-2)

                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
10 Danesha Richardson.. *  3-4    0-0    2-3    3  7 10   5   8  1  1  1  1  26
20 Kerry Conroy…..... *  6-9    3-3    4-4    0  2  2   3  19  2  9  0  1  31
21 Brittany Maxey…... *  2-13   0-0    0-1    1 11 12   2   4  2  2  0  2  35
24 Allie Browne…..... *  2-3    0-0    2-2    0  2  2   0   6  4  5  0  0  25
34 Atavia Blake…..... *  9-17   0-0    3-8    5  5 10   3  21  0  3  0  0  32
01 Kacey Johnson…....    2-5    0-1    4-6    0  4  4   3   8  1  4  0  1  18
15 Lauren Graham…....    0-2    0-0    0-0    1  0  1   1   0  0  0  0  0   7
25 Courtney Small…...    0-2    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   5
32 Brittany Williams…    0-3    0-0    0-0    0  2  2   3   0  0  2  0  0  11
35 Chloe Bland…......    0-0    0-0    2-2    0  0  0   0   2  0  0  0  0   2
42 Morgan Hobbs….....    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   1   0  0  0  0  0   3
44 Tori Wilson…......    0-1    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  1  0  0   5
   TEAM….............                           12 12             1
   Totals…...........   24-60   3-6   17-26  10 46 56  21  68 10 28  1  5 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 15-31 48.4%   2nd Half:  9-29 31.0%   Game: 40.0%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-3  33.3%   2nd Half:  2-3  66.7%   Game: 50.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  2-3  66.7%   2nd Half: 15-23 65.2%   Game: 65.4%    4

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HOME TEAM: Glenville State 5-1 (3-0)

                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
03 Jelena Elez…...... *  5-14   0-3    2-2    1  1  2   1  12  3  0  0  4  21
05 Jessica Parsons….. *  4-7    0-1    0-0    4  0  4   0   8  4  2  0  2  19
32 Ginny Mills…...... *  2-13   1-11   2-2    2  2  4   2   7  0  1  1  0  21
35 Kenyona Simmons….. *  6-15   1-4    3-4    5  4  9   4  16  1  0  0  1  20
40 LaToya Hambrick….. *  2-4    0-0    1-3    3  7 10   3   5  1  0  0  2  21
01 DaShawna Carey…...    1-7    1-3    3-4    2  0  2   3   6  0  2  0  1  10
02 Paige Tuttle….....    0-0    0-0    0-2    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
10 Kenyell Goodson…..    2-10   1-7    0-2    1  6  7   1   5  0  2  0  0  20
12 Ashleigh Fossett….    6-17   2-10   3-4    1  1  2   2  17  0  1  0  1  18
20 Briauna Nix…......    0-0    0-0    0-0    1  2  3   2   0  0  0  0  1   8
21 Tiffani Huffman…..    5-11   3-7    0-1    1  2  3   3  13  0  0  0  0  18
24 Madison Martin…...    1-5    1-4    0-1    2  0  2   1   3  0  0  0  3  11
34 Jessica Kimble…...    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   1   0  0  0  0  0   1
44 Aesha Peters….....    0-0    0-0    0-0    2  2  4   3   0  0  1  2  0  11
   TEAM….............                         3  5  8             1
   Totals…...........   34-103  10-50  14-25  28 32 60  26  92  9 10  3 15 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 16-50 32.0%   2nd Half: 18-53 34.0%   Game: 33.0%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-20  5.0%   2nd Half:  9-30 30.0%   Game: 20.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  6-9  66.7%   2nd Half:  8-16 50.0%   Game: 56.0%    6
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Technical fouls: WVWC-W-TEAM. Glenville State-None.

Attendance: 1015

Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
WVWC-W….....................   33   35  -   68
Glenville State…............   39   53  -   92
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Seton Hill 69, Ohio Valley 58

Seton Hill raced to a 13-point halftime lead and never looked back in a 69-58 win over visiting Ohio Valley.

Paige Alviani tallied a team-high 17 points for the Griffins, who have won two straight. Tiara Stossel contributed 16 points while Katie Gattuso notched another double-double with 14 points and 10 boards. Alviani dished out six assists while Gattuso had four.

Jasmine Gibson came off the bench for the Fighting Scots to net a game-high 18 points on seven-of-10 shooting in just 14 minutes of action. Shelby Way played all 40 minutes, adding 15 points and four assists. She also had two steals. Kayla Parsley tallied eight points and nine boards.

The Griffins buried nine-of-21 shots from downtown while OVU made just two-of-13 from behind the arc in the game.


Fairmont State 81, Bluefield State 69

Fairmont State registered an 81-69 win over visiting Bluefield State Saturday afternoon.

Hailey Garrett contributed another double-double performance with 18 points and 10 boards. She also had four assists and four steals for good measure. Kaitlin Snyder added 17 markers while Tiffany Nicholson had 15. Hanna Gunnoe came off the bench to connect for 11 points and eight boards.

Shae Mebane poured in a game-high 23 points in addition to tying for the team lead with eight rebounds. Charity Harris contributed 14 points while Charlene Diggs chipped in 11 points and eight rebounds.

The biggest difference came at the charity stripe. The Falcons sank 30-of-44 while the Lady Blues hit nine-of-12.


Pitt-Johnstown 73, Davis & Elkins 72 (OT)

Pitt-Johnstown canned 75% of its shots in overtime, helping the Lady Cats post a 73-72 win over Davis & Elkins.

Nicole Carman poured in a team-best 18 points for UPJ. Kaitlynn Fratz accounted for 17 points and a game-high eight assists. Kayla DeCriscio tallied 13 points while Kelsey Sleighter chipped in 11. The Lady Cats canned nine three-point shots in the game. Defensively, the squad blocked 10 shots.

In the loss, Jorden Lykes totaled 22 points and 14 boards while Page Turner tallied 15 points, 10 rebounds, six steals and six assists. Ashley Bowles added 12 points while Alicia Lentz came off the bench to hit for 10. Amy Turner distributed seven assists.


Shepherd 106, Charleston 70

Gabby Flinchum scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Shepherd University to a 106-70 win over University of Charleston in WVIAC women’s basketball action at the Butcher Center on Saturday.

Flinchum hit on 11-of-12 shots from the floor and was 4-of-6 from the foul line. She added two assists and a pair of blocked shots.

Senior forward Emily Daniel added 15 points, 11 rebounds and a game-high seven assists.

Senior guard Priscilla Moseh scored a career-high 16 points, while Rachel Johnson and senior guard Alex Tamez each tossed in 12.

Sophomore guard Alex Weakland and junior forward Jimyse Brown each added eight points. Weakland also handed out five assists.

Jessi Cowden had 17 points and LeAnne Ross added 11 for Charleston. Tianni Kelly pulled down a team-best eight boards to go along with her seven markers. Kali Cuttaia added nine markers while Chrisy Keir chipped in seven.

The Rams led by as many as 19 points in the first half, but Charleston closed to within six points at 46-40 at the break. Shepherd took a 10-point lead at 60-50 after a Flinchum layup with 14:32 remaining and never looked back.

The Rams shot 50% (43-86) from the floor, 47.1% (8-17) from three-point range, and 63.2% (12-19) from the line.

Charleston hit at 35.1% (26-74) from the floor, 27.6% (8-29) from beyond the arc, and 47.6% (10-21) from the charity stripe.

Shepherd had a 61-41 advantage on the boards.


West Virginia State 76, Wheeling Jesuit 71

West Virginia State earned a 76-71 win over visiting Wheeling Jesuit Saturday afternoon.

Jasmine Blanton poured in a game-high 27 points for the Yellow Jackets on eight-of-13 shooting from the field. She also led the team with eight rebounds. Janelle Williams totaled 14 points and seven boards while Maria Femia chipped in 11 markers. WVSU drained 24-of-49 shots from the field, including a six-of-12 effort from downtown. The Yellow Jackets hit 22-of-28 charity tosses.

Breanna Butler netted a team-best 19 points for the Cardinals in the loss. Emily Robinson connected on five shots, including three from downtown, for 16 points. Taneka Lewis accounted for 11 points and five rebounds. Alex Anderson pulled down seven rebounds. WJU hit 24-of-57 shots from the field in the game (42.1%).

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