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King&apos;s Warriors Will Attempt toSnapFour- game losing Streak Southern West Virnia (2-8-1) comes into this weekend'sl homestand with a four-game losing streak, but three of its last four losses have been by just one goal. While the King's Warriors have been competitive this season as an expansion team in the PDL, they are looking to turn their last five regular-season games from close losses to wins. "We'll be utilizing a full, compliment of players this weekend, and digging a bit deeper into our roster,"said Southern West lrginia coach Scott Reitnour."Our focus in training has been on transition this week, as we've given up a couple goals that we probably shouldn't have surrendered in the past few games. So we're been working on negative transition from a tactical sense." . The King's Warriors are coming oia couple of tough losses this past weekend in Virginia and Maryland. Southern West Virginia dropped a 2-1 decision to the Northern Virginia Royal last Saturday. On Sunday Southern West Virginia led the Real : Maryland 2-1 on a pair goals by Tony : Stock, but after a lightning delay the Monarchs scored two unanswered goals to prevail 3-2. Nahom Tekle assisted on both of Stock's goals. , ; So far this season the Kings: Warrior's are led in scoring by Stock, - who has seven points, and is tied for :.z the team lead with three goals and !: one assist. He is joined by forward -- Nago MBengue, who is tied for the ' team lead with Stock with three goals and has six points. The Fredericksburg Hotspur (5- 3-2) come into Beckley Friday night for the first of two matches in the state of West Virginia. Friday the Hotspur will take to the field for the first time this season against the. King's Warriors. On Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Charleston, W.Va., the Hotspur and Chaos take to the field in a rematch of a June 12th contest when the Hotspur handled the Chaos 3-0 in Fredericksburg. With recent changes to the Fredericksburg roster, the Hotspur is . relying on the leadership of captain Karel Manrau, second-year player Ryan Sappington and newly found offensive weapon Demar Stephenson, who scored two goals in the team's 3-2 loss to Real Maryland in their last game. =I think the guys are ready to make the next step in turns of giving a full effort heading into the weekend in playing two solid teams in Fredericksburg and Palmetto," said Reitnour. Following Friday night's game with Fredericksburg, the King's Warriors will come right back on Saturday to entertain the Palmetto FC Bantams at 7:00 p.m. The gates will open at 6:00 p.m. at the Paul Clitie Memorial Youth Sports Complex for each home game. Tickets are available in advance, which includes a discount, by calling the King's Warriors at (304) 466- 9080. Tickets are also available at the gate at remlar game-day prices.. Bethbhem Farms volunteers show left to right: Jonathan Bannon, Jaoi Rimes, Brent Fernandez, Mark Maloney, Diane Casini, Mary Skalk, Maria Reilly and Dave Madden. High School Studev00ts Help With Beyond Wishes TRP Wild Weekend Sees It seems like there is more to do than ever for BEyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding Program (BWTRP). High school students from New Jersey and Illinois, who were volunteering with Bethlehem Farm for a week, as well as Bethlehem Farm caretakers, gave several hours of labor to the McQuaigs to help out with their equine therapy program. Bethlehem Farm is a non-profit Catholic community in Appalachia that transforms lives through services with local community and the teaching of sustainable promote and support the industry and educate the public on the benefits of riding and ground therapies relating to the horse LEssons are going very well this season special needs students, three Summers Count veterans and four able bodied participants. The Beckley Veterans Association will join the program in July with five to six more vets taking part in different equine ground and riding therapies. The success of the program is gratifying, However, BWTRP is a non-profit organization and there is a great need for donations for the' Warriors Get practices. They invite volunteers to special needs participants who need ]; drTlJbJ[ Ilm'. - 11 o join them in living of the Gospel financial assistance. The program cornerstones of service, prayer, uses only volunteers for their simplicity and community. They staffing and any money donated Win and Tie F The Southern West Virginia With power still out all over the King's Warriors hosted a two-game region on Saturday morning and no weekend of matches this past Friday  : .ower at the stadium, Kin,s : and Saturday at the Paul Cline Warriors and Palmetto FC coaches Memorial Youth Sports Complex  ." ", . . and staff huddled by phone with The Kings Wamors were looking Premier Development Leagu@ forward ta playigfr#hi famrsdet,je-ffMcRa'iteyto e " and mowng up m the Premier 1 ..... Saturday's Southern West Vi Development League's South - Palmetto FC Bantams game could Atlantic Division standings. But aRer Saturday's home game there was no doubt that mother nature was the real weekend winner. Despite a monster storm that caused major power outages in West Virginia, several mid-Atlantic states and several midwest states, the King's Warriors were able to play both home games and come away with a win and a tie. First and foremost the King's Warriors organization, led by the President and Founder of the Nehemiah Group (the team's ownership group), Dr. James Blume Jr., is asking its fans, players, staff, volunteers and corporate partners to pray for all of those in the southern West Virginia region who are without power and fuel. The King's Warriors began play Friday night at home against the Fredericksburg (Virginia) Hotspur. Southern West Virginia took a 1- 0 lead on Jason Keever'sfirst goal of the season in the 21st minute. While Keever's finish was nice, it was what he did before the goal that turned heads. Keever, a King's Warriors player- assistant coach, moved into the , attack zone and chipped the ball over two Hotspur defenders before passing over to Jack Thompson. Keever took a return pass from Thompson and buried a shot through the legs of Fredericksburg goalie Colin Newcity for a 1-0 lead. Keever has been seeing more and more action as his fitness has improved, and his offensive spark has been clearly evident in the team's past several games. "I definitely feel my fitness coming back.'said Keever.'Unfortunately we only have what, three games left? But I do want to finish the season strong at the very least." ! Southelm West Virginia led 1-0 over Fredericksburg (5-5-2) through the first 45 minutes, and shortly  after the players went to the locker room at halftime the storm hit. Lightning and heavy rain followed, : and the stadium lost all power. a 90-minute delay, the referees and ' coaches decided it would be " impossible to play the second half, and the game was officially called. Under United Soccer League rules, if at least one half of a game .-i  is completed and cannot continue, the game result at the half stands as the final score. The win was Southern West Virginia's third of the season, and improved its record to 3-8-1. Erik Mozzomade three saves and earned his fourth shutout of the season for the King's Warriors. have visited BWTRP several times goes towards the care and feeding and have truly been a huge help" The of the horses, veterinary services group scraped and painted, cleared and other program related needs. fences and weeded, along with Thanks go out to everyone who several othe odd jobs. "The lessons has and is helping with the keep us so busy it's hard to keep up program's success. For future with all of the every day stuff' said information about the program or the McQuaigs. how you can help, contact the BWTRP's mission is toprov_ifle a McQuaigs at 304,466-0431, or visit she,fiand pomtivedqume cwty them on thmr Facebook page or on and go Beydnd =Wishes : for their Website at www.beyondwishes. individuals with dis-abilities and to org. be played. It was decided to move the game up to a 5:00 p.m. start from 7:00 p.m., and attqmpt to play the game as scheduled. After trailing 1-0 late in the match, the King's Warriors tied the game in the 90th minute on a penalty kick by Harry Sherwood and the two teams finished the game at 1-1 Southern West Y"L,inia held the ball for much of the match and enjoyed a big territorial edge. =I thought we did a good job passing and controlling the ball,'said King's Warriors coach Scot Reitnour."We had the best shape to our team that we've had the whQle season. We were a bit stale in the final third until late in the game. Pushing Harry (Sherwood) up top forced us to play a bit more directly and put pressure on the opposition with the ball. When we did that I felt the game finally rewarded us.  With a few operational adjustments and another sweltering day, Saturday's game came off without a hitch. Players from beth teams played hard and battled to the 1-1 tie. The Bantams scored first in the 4th minute as the referee called a handball on King's Warriors midfielder Mark Mitchell. Braeden Troyer stepped up and scored on the penalty kick and Palmetto FC took an early 1-0 lead. Southern West Virginia (3-8-2) kept pressuring and didn't give up. In the 90th minute Sherwood was tackled in the box by the Bantams (2-4-6), and the referee awarded the King's Warriors a penalty kick. Sherwood, who had two previous penalty-kick goals for Southern West Virginia this season, calmly walked up and scored his third to tie the match at 1-L With very little stoppage time left, the two teams finally settled for the 1-1 tie. Farmers Market Nowq Jpen The Summers County FarmersMarket is currently open for the 2012 season. The market will be held everyFriday during the months of July through September weather permitting. Themarket location for all days will be at the Shepard's Care Family WorshipCenter on Stokes Drive in Hinton beside Rite Aide. The market will begin at7:30am each sale day. The market has become verysuccessful and something that buyers look forward to each week. It is a placewhere they can purchase fresh locally grown vegetables at reasonable prices. With the cost of foodrising and concerns for healthy alternatives, the Summers County Market is asource for locally grown, healthy produce from farmers right here in SouthernWest Virginia. All vendors raise the produce on their own farms in Summers andsurrounding counties, no out of state produce is marketed at this location soit is important to remember that produce is sold as it comes in season and willbe limited during the early part of the season until crops reach maturity inour area. This market is aisocertified to accept the Senior Nutrition Vouchers along with the WIC voucherswhich is a federally funded program through the USDA and administered by the WVDepartment of Am'iculture Choose one of three easy ways to apply: www.exxonmobilcard.com  1-866-379-1010 , Fill out and return the attached application . [ I< & W Paving Vith the growing number ofbuyers growing each year, the demand for the fruits and vegetables has grown.With this in mind, the one thing that is needed to make the market stronger ismore vendors. The market is looking for any one in the area that produces fruitor vegetables and is looking to make additional money. By adding more vendors and increasingthe volume and selection at the market we hope to increase the consumer base.The market is designed for local producers in order to provide an outlet fortheir produce and provide and market for local buyers. All participants mustmeet criteria outlined by the marketing group. If any producer is interested,large or small, you are encouraged to contact David Richmond, WVU ExtensionAgent at 304 466-7113. 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