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The Knights football team dropped their home opener to Fairmont Senior 36-19. After the opening victory of the sea- son against Hampshire County, the loss evened their record at 1-1 for the young season. A standing-room only crowd wit- nessed the Knights contribute to the loss with three fumbles and two interceptions, in addition to untimely mistakes on both offense and defense. Coach McNew III commented on the fact "turnovers are always go- ing to hurt you." The Polar Bears maintained a significant time of possession throughout the contest. The Knights fell behind 16-0 in the first quartej', and scored in the second quar- ter to cut the lead to 16-6 at the half. The third quarter found Fairmont scoring 13 points against 6 for PHS. The fourth quarter was played even on the scoreboard with both teams reg- istering 7 points each. Nash Thomas played a strong game, scoring on a 11 yard pass from Bryson Bishoff. He later scored a touchdown on a 21 yard pass from Kaleb Atkinson. Chad Vandevender contributed the other score on an 18 yard pass from Bishoff. Cory Goldstrom CASE # 11-3562 BURGLARY of scams. On Friday, August 26, Cpl Tich- nell responded to a burglary complaint near Kingwood. CASE # 11-3572 LARCENY On Friday, August 26, Cpl Dotson responded to a larceny complaint on Veterans Memo- rial Highway, in Kingwood. The victim stated an automotive battery had been stolen. CASE # 11-3560 LARCENY On Friday, August 26, Cpl Pritt received a call from a resident of Masontown who stated her 2012 registration sticker had been stolen from her vehicle. CASE # 11-3566 LARCENY On Friday, August 26, Cpl Root responded to a larceny com- plaint on the Tunnelton Hill Road. A large amount of wire had been stolen. This is a con- CASE # 11-3581 BUR- GLARY On Sunday, August 28, Lt Stiles responded to the Bruceton Mills area in regard to a burglary complaint. The sus- pect has been identified. This is a continuing investigation. CASE # 11-3593 LARCENY On Monday, August 29, Deputy Rodeheaver responded to the Arthurdale area in regard to a larceny complaint. The victim had a 12 foot lime green jan boat stolen from his property. Any witnesses are asked to con- tact Deputy Rodeheaver. CASE # 11-3607 BREAKING AND ENTERING On Tuesday, August 30, Lt Wotring respond- ed to a camp area outside of Terra Alta in regard to a break- ing and entering complaint. led the Knights in rushing with 79 yards. Top receivers for the Knights were Nash Thomas with 66 yards and two touch- downs, and Chad Vandevender adding 18 yards and a touch- down. Quarterback Bryson Bishoff threw for 63 yards and two touchdown passes. PHS re- turns to action this Friday night as they host Elkins High School in the 7:30 contest On Friday, September 2nd, the PHS boys soccer team defeated Washington (WV)High 3-1 in the Mountain Ridge Shootout. The event was held in Frost- burg, Maryland. Jake Smith led the victory with a goal. He assisted on the other two scores as well. Ivo Cabral and Tyler "Poppy" Steadman netted the other two goals for the Knights. Goalies, Colton Wilson and Terrance Fanning, combined to make five saves as the Knights led the entire contest. The fol- lowing day, the boys squad lost to the former Maryland state champs, Mountain Ridge, 7-1. "Poppy" Steadman scored the only points for the Knights who evened their record at 4-4. The Lady Knights soccer team lost their first game of the sea- son on Friday, September 2nd against tournament champion Mountain Ridge 3-2. Whitney Workman scored both goals for PHS. The following day the girls squad was shut out 3-0 by the Lady Lions from Altoona (PA) High School. The game was played on a very warm Sat- urday afternoon. Coach Work- man said" Coach Metheny and I rotated the entire team in order to keep players fresh, but our Lady Knights couldn't get the right chemistry and energy to get the scores." Particular game recognitions were given to: (se- niors) Whitney Workman and Cassie Listen; (juniors) Kristen Bolinger, Madison Gaff, and Jessie Feather; (sophomores) Kaitlin Shaffer, Lyndsey Gar- bart, and Kaitlyn Workman, Schwarzenberg's 15:49 estab- lished a Knights record for the 5K race, however this outstand- ing performance landed him in second place. Teammate Brady Born (16:11) finished at the fourth spot. Last Saturday, the Knights Cross Country Teams traveled to Winchester, Virginia to com- pete in the 37th Annual Judges Classic. The meet previously scheduled in Gettysburg, PA was postponed due to flooding, so the Knights adjusted their schedule and traveled to Win- chester. The girls squad won their second out-of-state meet in a row. There were 21 teams competing. All five of Preston's runners ran well. Kaitlyn Work- man (20:45) placed third, and her sister Whitney Workman (21:08)) finished fifth overall. Racheal Hulett (21:38) placed 15th, Karli Ridenour (22:19) finished 21st, and teammate Kristin Lantz (22:31) was in 25th place. Kirsten Born was the final .varsity runner for the Knights finished in 37th place with a time of 23:07. The boys cross country team finished 4th overall. It was not- ed this team was only six points from the 2nd place team. Peter Schwarzenberg continued his strong performances by plac- ing 3rd (16:47). Brady Born (17:08) was 4th place to give the Knights a strong back-to- back effort. Other results were Colin Radabaugh (18:30) run- ning 23rd and Nick Roberson (18:34) placing 26th. T.J. Funk (20:13) was the final scor- ing runner in 94th place. Me- gan Stemple (23:44) and Cory White (22:23) were the top Ju- nior Varsity runners for PHS. Preston High JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams played Graf- ton on September 7th at the Knights Castle. The JV team, coached by Jennifer Lambka, won the set with scores of 26- 24, 23-25 and 25-20. Emily Knotts had 15 serves of which 6 were aces; Amy Engel had 8 tinuing investigation. CASE # 11-3625 LARCENY (freshman) Madision Jones serves, 4 hits and 3 kills, while CASE # 11-3575 SHOPLIFT- On Wednesday, August, 31, Lt and Kaitlyn Sirbaugh. PHS did Nicole Yokum added 6 serves ,M_  ..:a ._ ..... Wotrin received a eomnlaint win both PK Sh0ot-Out cp.!0.- withSaces and 1 kill. Head ==:..__=,y:.._.-%,",,. a i, . ,' r- petiti0ns' over bothMountain Coach Sue Sander's varsity Deputy Geisel respded to the tram a resment or lunneiton Kingwood Wal-Mart in regard who stated her cell phone had Ridge and Altoona. Scorers in- squad won 25-20, 27-25 and to a shoplifting complaint. The been stolen and reactivated, cluded: Lyndsey Garbart, Whit- 25-22. Renae Kuhn had 21 suspect was caught and charged. CASE # 11-3570 ENTERING WITHOUT BREAKING O n Friday, August 26, Deputy Sin- clair received a complaint from a resident of Aurora who stated two items had been stolen from her garage. A Honda 5600 W generator and a 40 lb. air com- pressor. CASE # 11-3576 BREAKING AND ENTERING On Saturday, August 27, Deputy Sinclair re- sponded to a business in Bran- danville, near Bruceton Mills, in regard to a breaking and en- tering complaint. Windows had been broken and merchandise stolen. CASE # 11-3573 LARCENY On Saturday, August 27, Cpl Dotson received a call from a resident of Kingwood Pike, near Reedsville, in regard to a larceny complaint. A Sears Craftsman Compressor had been taken. CASE # 11-3578 FRAUD On Saturday, August 27, Cpl Dotson received a call from a resident of Masontown in re- gard to a fraud complaint. The victim called and reported that he was offered a $7,000 grant if he agreed to make a charitable donation. The victim had trans- ferred money and was unable to cancel the funds. This is another warning for citizens to be aware HELP WANTED Childcare Worker After school care 304-379-1108 304-379-1109 This is a continuing investiga- tion. CASE # 11-3626 FRAUD On Wednesday, August 31, Lt Stiles received a complaint from a res- ident of Reedsville who stated she had received a fraudulent check in the mail. This is a con- tinuing investigation. CASE # 11-3643 BURGLARY On Wednesday, August 31, Lt Wotring responded to a house on Pleasantdale Road, near Kingwood, in regard to a bur- glary complaint. This is a con- tinuing investigation. ney Workman, Chelsie Barker, Kaitlin Shaffer, and the golden goal shot by Cassie Listen to win the Tournament Point. The cross country teams partic- ipated on Saturday, September 3rd at Clear Springs, Maryland. The girls squad handedly won their contest. Kaitlyn Work- man led PHS with a top time of 19:15. Racheal Hulett was in third place (19:50) and Whitney Workman (20:16) finished sev- enth. The boys team placed 3rd in a field of 30 schools. Peter POSITIONS AVAILABLE MSHA CERTIFIED UNDERGROUND MINER/DRILLER, MECHANICS, HOIST OPERATORS, ELECTRICIANS for temp/perm positions for Shaft and Slope Operations near Elkins, WV. Underground new miners training required. Great pay and benefits. Send resume to: Fax: 205-945-1441 or Call: 205-945-1300 serves with 14 aces, and Tana Hershman contributed 8 serves with 4 aces, 14 hits and 7 were kills. Other Lady Knights hav- ing a good game included Kay- la Sisler with 6 serves, 3 were aces, 2 hits and 1 kill; Kayla Gamble with 6 serves, 2 were aces, 2 hits and 1 kills, and Bille Pysell had 26 sets. Vicki's Variety Shop Open daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Furniture flppllances Glassware * etc. 304-568-4411 It's Time TO Get "Tee'ed" Off! at the 23rd Annual Preston Country Club Kingwood, WV September, 18, 2011 ee times: 8AM & 2PM Individual and Team Registration Available by Calling: Hospice Care 1-800-350-1161 Joe Street's Auto Repair I . , Route 7, Masontown! _ .973,-976 I }ZI C.u757 I -24 HR. TOWING-- | WHEEL ALIGNMENT o STATE INSPECTIONS | MECHANIC REPAIRS ' BRAKE WORK, CUSTOM OSZ I Wednesday, September 14, 2011-Kingwood, WV-PRESTON COUNTY JOURNAL-9 **** When you reach this site, just The J-V football team was follow the directions. Seasonal defeated by Morgantown High clothing and hats are available, on September 5th by a score of according to co-athletic director 18-0, making their record 0-1. The final score did not reflect the sincere effort placed by the Knights. Preston High School has a school store that can be reached at: PHS Bruce Huggins. You may also contact the PHS Athletic Department at 304- 329-0400 extension 129. The store will allow you to order your KNIGHT gear and have it shipped directly to your home. Programs planned The Preston Community Arts Center, at 123 S. Price Street, Kingwood, will exhibit the works of Preston County artist, Donna Lohr, through the month of September with a reception being held on September 10 at 6:30 p.m. Combining contemporary folk art with a touch of whimsy, Donna begins with a fun twist to familiar sayings and then inter- prets them into two dimensional pieces. Using felt to create her work, mostly cats, then embel- lishing them with buttons and other found objects and some tongue-in-cheek fun they come to life in her Whimsical Woo- lies. She is also known as the Weaver Chick, as she is an ac- complished basket weaver, too. A newly retired teacher from Kingwood Elementary School, Donna received an undergradu- ate degree in Early Childhood Development from Marshall University and then a Masters in Special Education from WVU. Move over Barnum & Bailey because the Delvecchio Circus is coming to town. Excitement is in the air as Preston Commu- nity Arts Center presents Jewel of the Cheat River, a Sensa- tional Circus Slaying, Mystery Dinner/Dessert Theater on Sep- tember 16 & 17. You'll meet Sunshine, the clown, played by JoAnn Peterson who also wrote and directs the show; Rail, the snake charmer, played by Tom Peterson; Neal Hyde, the mani- acal, jealous knife thrower who will be an audience member and his flirtatious wife Angelique played by Sarah Hollier. Joyce Ennis will be Leah Ness, the snarling cat trainer; and Doug Riley plays Julius Delvecchio, the domineering ring master. Amy, his beautiful, but shy daughter is being played by Lydia Darrow; and Phil Lander, the proverbial young man who has run away to join the circus by Matt Hollier. It's rumored that a rare, pre- cious jewel will make its pre- miere at the circus. Brush up on your act, as audience members will get a chance to audition for the circus! The show was written and is directed by JoAnn Peterson who notes that portions of the murder mystery were filmed several years ago on the West- ern Maryland Scenic Railroad by Fox News and aired as a weekend getaway. There are have two choices for attending- Dinner and Show. for $25 or Dessert and Show for $15. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Dinner reservations must were due by September 12 but Dessert & Show reservations will be taken until the show sells out. Call 304-329-6336 to reserve your seat. AW POKER RUN ,, H,LL-0000TH00L ,.. September : 17 Ride lineup baaed 6 ...... on registration order .o t PriZes for Best/Worst hand " Lucky Card Prizes Pre-Register by phone now for $10 or register at the door for $15 $5 for each additional rider Registration starts at 9 AM Last registration at 11 AM Starting at the Scotch Hill-Bethel Community Association Building Free Parking and restrooms available Concession stand available No Dirt Bikes Permitted (staff only) All children must be accompanied by parent/guardian. All WV laws will apply, no alcohol permitted and appropriate clothing please! Contact Rick Spring 304-892-4460 or Lisa Bolyard 304-892-3384 HOPEMONT HOSPITAL is recruiting for: 90 Day Positions for Food Service Worker Please apply at Hopemont Hospital 150 Hopemont Drive Terra Alta, WV 304-789-2411 ext. 212 Deadline to apply is Sept. 26, 2011 The State of WV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Do You Miss Sunday Evening Church? A Do you Miss Old Fashioned Singing? ...... Do You Miss Old Fashioned Preaching? 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BOX 369 Lumberport, WV 26386 Servicing: Lumberport, Shinnston, Haywood, Erie, Hepzibah, Meadowbrook, Gypsy, Peora, Enterprise, Owings, Margaret, Bunners Ridge, Arthurdale, Reedsville, Masontown