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The Mountain State Coal Classic By Brian Boyle While winter's hawk blew in and the temperatures plummeted forcing school closings and the 'freezing of folks' pipes, the Lady 'Bobcats spent the week representing Summers County in the Mountain State Coal Classic at the Raleigh County Armory. '" This was a week of near misses. 'If a few shots had fallen we would have been the champions. We lost :the semifinal to Parkersburg South 'by 5 points on Thursday night, and then a 3-point buzzer beater was the difference in the consolation game vith Princeton on Saturday. We opened on Monday with a '.tough game against Woodrow Wilson. After 1 quarter of play, 'Woodrow held the lead by a score of 14 to 11. By the time the first half ended it was 24 to 23 Summers County. At the end of the third quarter the ,score was tied at 31 apiece. But in the fourth quarter we outscored . :them by 13 to 6 to give us the win by a margin of 44 to 37. Brandi Basham led the scoring for us with 11 points. She had 5 steals and 5 assists to go with her -points. Joanna Mills led the team in rebounding by grabbing 10. The win ,meant that we would play in the isemifinal Thursday against the winner of the Parkersburg South and James Monroe Game that was IMayed on Wednesday. James "Monroe was the defending :Tournament Champion but Parkersburg South handed them : their first defeat of the season by a : score of 59 to 47. officiating, but after a missed South On Thursday nigh't we had shot one of the Ref's called walking :another tough battle in the on Mallory Grogg after she had semifinal. The Lady Bobcats played gained possession for us with about slowdown ball for the first time this a minute to go in the game. As I see iyear" Usually we play up-tempo and. it she was fouled twice which caused i run the other teams to tire them out. her to stumble and she ws dribbling Coach Ryan recognized that # 5 the ball all the time. Walking was a  ranked triple AAA Parkersburg very bad call and it drew Boo's from South played the same type of up- the fans and Mallory was hit with a tempogame so he slowed it down. Technical Foul for overreacting to After one half of play the score the call. i: was South 20 Bobcats 18. In the Parkersburg South then hit the third quarter it was all the Patriots. 2 free throws and took possession of Turnovers hurt us, as the Patriots the ball and it hurt the momentum forged a 35-22 lead by the priP thas 'dehdy]n our favor. Tey end. Things lookdre points on he i fourth quarter showed that our possession after the Technical to ut i:team was not ready to give up. us down by 8. Brandi Bashamhit a Brandi Basham hit 12 points and Mallory Grogg hit 7 in the period. With a minute and 37 seconds to go we pulled to within 4 points. , I don t usually complain about the r r r , Glaucoma January t ,, Awareness Month 7 : Emphasizes Treatments r , " that Reduce Side Effects, t - Help Safe Vision ! : :" During Glaucoma Awareness )Month in January, the National Eye i'-Health Education Program ' (NEHEP) Partnership, coordinated by the National Eye Institute (NED, is highlighting the medical advances .for glaucoma that have been .developed during the past five years. "These therapies effectively treat glaucoma while at the same time .greatly reducing side effects," said Jack A. McLaughlin, Ph.D., acting director of the NEI, one of the Federal government's National Institutes of Health. Glaicoma, a leading cause of '- irreversible vision loss in the United States, is a disease that affects three ,million Americans, half of whom do not know they have it because of its lack of early symptoms. Advances in *glaucoma treatment are only beneficial when the disease is detected early. By the time people realize they are losing vision, the visionthey have already lost is gone "- forever. Those in higher risk groups "should get a dilated eye exam - in which drops are placed in the eye to dilate the pupils - at least every two -years. A dilated eye exam allows the eye care professional to obtain a better view of the eye's optic nerve to look for early signs of glaucoma. Higher risk groups include anyone "over the age of 60; African -Americans over the age of 40; and people who have a family history of rglaucoma. Two new glaucoma drugs- latanoprost and dorzolamide-based on NEI-supported research. "reduce ' unpleasant side effects, such as dry eyes and increased risk of retinal detachment,  Dr. McLaughlin said. '"The side effects from the older glaucoma treatments were major "reasons why some glaucoma patients did not take their medications. The new therapies help ,. preserve remaining vision and mark : a significant step in improving the quality of life for people with .  glaucoma.:  ..... Continued next week. Summers County's Brandi Basham shoots a three-pointer in the semifinal over Parkersburg South's Corrie Sizemore, in the Mountain State Coal Classic. Photo by Tom Woolridge 3 pointer from the half court line to end the game with us loosing by 5 points 47 to 42. The ref basically decided this one instead of letting the girls on the floor do it with their play. This loss meant we would play Princeton who lost to Greenbrier East in the consolation on Saturday. In the Semi with South, Mallory Grogg finished with 17 points and 7 rebounds. Brandi Basham had 13 points while Joanna Mills grabbed 13 boards and Kelly Reed scored eight points. On Saturday Morning the game with Princeton was a "crowd- pleaser" if you weren't from Summers County. It was tough and it swung back and forth. Princeton took the lead in the first quarter by a score of 16 to 8. Our shots weren't falling. By the half it was still Princeton but the score narrowed to 28 to 25. By 3 minutes and 52 seconds into the third quarter we took the lead at 32 to 31. We held the lead until the game was tied up at 46 all with 7 seconds on the clock. Then Princeton hit a long buzzer beater for 3 points to win it by a final score of 49 to 46. Mallory Grogg led our scoring with 18 points and Brandi hit 14 including 3-three- pointers. Joanna Mills abbet .10 rebod's' by m unOc l sihtistic $ozals., , ,,,. -- eenbrier "East won the Tournament with a victory over Parkersburg South, in the Girls Division. Woodrow Wilson defeated Greenbrier East to take the Boys Title. Oak Hill Academy beat Coastal Christian Academy in the National Division. In all we showed some real chemistry as a team even though we lost two this week by narrow margins. With a little more improvement we still have a good shot at the States. But we need more fan support for the girls wha work harder then most of us can imagine being a Summers County Lady Bobcat. The next scheduled game is on Thursday Night January 30. Be there. Charleston 7-8-9 MODERN, AII'IOU[ & MILITARY ARMS FRI 5-9,SAT 9-5, SUN 9-4 Admission $4.00 Quality Collectors Show BUY * SELL * TRADE :IROM 1-64/77 Tltl( EXIT 9, GREENIIRIAR ST. 0F..AGER AIRPORT) FOI, LOW RT 114 TOW.MD AIRPORT BLEAR OFF ON RT 114 (FOLLOW SIGNS FOR COONSKIN PARk'] GO APPROX 1 MILE 0 FIRST 11PJtFFIC UGHT TIIRH LEFT ON COOHSKIN D. I 0   a001tS.cO., MarASIA, CDES,___._ _____ I 00atJolm| 6uord ! --on amor00 (x-.6) -. . Near Co n,aldn Pork'--'- - - ":J ,/|31/2 Hour Towing / Road Service ,/'Unlocking Service 4" General Motors Warranty Towing 4' Ford Motor Company Warranty Towing ,/'Light Mechanical Repairs 4"Roll-Back ,/Complete Autobody Shop ,/'Alignments ,/Bake Oven ,/AND MUCH! MUCH! MORE!! Number 34, Lady Bobcat Mallory Grogg wants the ball as Woodrow Wilson's Brooke Shrewsbury in the Mountain State Coal Classic guards her. Photo by Tom Woolridge Extension Service  ..... co..,,om, Courthouse Annex- Park Avenue 't00We tVtcginiaUnive try. S fS Telelll .... 466-7113 Horse Owners and Businesses Can Participate in Equine Study A new equine industry study will analyze the indirect and direct economic impact the industry is having throughout West Virginia in terms of employment, taxes, sales, tourism, and quality of life of horse owners and enthusiasts. The West Virginia University Extension Service, Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences, the West Virginia Legislature and the West Virginia Horse council, Inc. are sponsoring the study. Those With personal or business ..An'ter.ests in the industry who want '-.: to :participate in th5 study need to .submit their names and mailing addresses to their county WVU Extension Offices for inclusion in a database. These entities include horse owners, veterinarians, feed and supply stores, boarding stable owners, and other related businesses. After the list is compiled, prospective participants will receive the survey in early 2003. Completed forms must be submitted to county Extension offices. The study's outcomes will also provide information about the demographic makeup of horse Tues. Jan. 28, 2003 Hinton News - 5 SCHOOL MENU Week of January 27th. thru 31st. BAST Mon. Jan. 27th. Choice of Cereal, Gem donuts, Variety 100% juice, Variety cold milk. Tues. Jan. 28th. Breakfast Pizza, Granola Bar, Variety lC0% juice, Variety cold milk. Wed. Jan. 29th. Choice of Cereal, Fruit Muffin, jelly or honey, Variety 100% juice, Variety cold milk. Thurs. Jan. 30th. Sunrise Sandwich, Applesauce, 100% orange juice, Variety cold milk. Fri. Jan. 31st. Choice of Cereal, Honey Bun, Variety 100% juice, Variety cold milk. LUNCH Mon. Jan. 27th. Cheeseburger on bun w/trimmings you want! Potato wedge & ketchup or Ranch dip, Chunky chocolate chip & nut cookie, 100% fruit roll ups @ elementary, Pears, Milkshakes @ SMS & SCHS, Variety cold milk. Tues. Jan. 28th. Creamy tomato sop and oyster crackers, Toasted ham & cheese sandwich, Bananas, Fruity yogurt, Variety cold milk. Wed. Jan. 29th. Stuffed Crust Pizza, Garlic bread sticks & yummy dipping sauce, Great green beans, Fresh juicy orange, Variety cold milk, "Pizza Pit" Bar @ SMS & SCHS. Thurs. Jan. 30th. Chicken fajitas w/condiments you want! Fresh cut veggies & dip, Cowboy beans, Chewy Oatmeal cookie, Variety fresh fruit, Variety cold milk. Fri. Jan. 31st. Fruit pizza, Student chooses from tuna or chicken salad on fresh sesame seed bun w/shredded lettuce & sliced tomato, Hot potato casserole! Cinnamon apples, Variety cold 'moo' owners, the types of equine industry . . operations andthe number of horse juice. breeds in West Virginia. "The economic impact study is important because the West Virginia equine industry has quietly grown into a major economic industry across the state," said Tom Walker, Morgan County WVU Extension agent and study leader. 'Many individuals and businesses across the state can directly attribute all or part of their income and profits TOPS Take Off Pounds Semsibly is a support group for those striving to loss weight. Join with us on Thursdays 5-7 PM at the Methodist Educational Building on 3rd. Avenue, Hinton. RIGHT TO LIFE Summers County Right To Life to the equine industry. Other related meets at the Wellness Center, businesses also receive an economic downtown Hinton, at 7:00 pro. The benefit." meetings are held on the 3rd For more information, contact the Monday of each month. Summers County Extension Office Anyone interested in working for at 466-7113.  the protection of the unborn are David Richmond, Agriculture invited to tfei/g. "' =' Agent. 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