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The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, May 24, 1990 1B By JAMES CREWS k a week's vacation during of spring gobbler sea- a wonderful time hunt- morning and working in the afternoon. lot get my gobbler that heard very little gobbling. have had better trve had. enjoy spending time out- it be hunting or work- rose beds. I am in the adding a new rose gar- taken up a lot of my s new garden has a raised going all through it and I gathering rocks for it hunting. I have a lot of my four-wheel drive but The largest turkey we checked was taken by Johnny Burns on Muddy Creek Mountain, The big gobbler weighed 23 pounds and had a 9-inch beard. Kenneth Bowles also got his 17-pound gobbler on Muddy Creek Mountain. It had a 9- 1/2 inch beard. exceptions, the weather been good for the turkey had to put on my long morning to keep the early Off. few rounds with a long gobbler or two but could to say much. In all the I hunted, I either saw or heard an occasional I had trouble with hens on hunt. I don't know if all hens are not nesting or getting started. I have 'wildlife biologists that a tpercentage of first year t nest. They will stay with making it almost im- Uto call the cobblers in. Margaret Hypes as I get the official re- spring gobbler kill, I will In the early part of the =, Summers County was Johnny Burns that I checked in at in great condi- I saw more birds than ever before. All checking stations I similar results. we usually check a turkey and this year Margaret Hypes hen that had an 8- /Irs Hypes is 70 years old ...... climbing the hills in fine game birds. Kenneth Bowles Tennis League tennis league is being for boys and girls who will sixth through the twelfth year. players may sign up at Junior High, Greenbrier calling Lewisburg City and ask for Janet. name, grade, and Will be assigned to a team with a coach and teams will play a schedule during the summer at the new Lewisburg tennis courts, Hollowell Park. The league is tentatively sched- uled to begin after school is dis- missed for the summer. The league will be sponsored by the Lewisburg Recreation program which is di- rected by Marion Gordon. SATELLITE SYSTEM J authorized dealer for Crosley & Toshiba TV's, Camcorders & VCR's for your service on all systems. Satellite System installed for as little as $50.00 a month. Office 536-4180 Oldest in the business, for 7 years 647-4528 Howard Fraley, Jr. - 536-2490 Available * No Down Payment on Approved Credi Tae Kwon Do Tourney Held The first Greenbrier Valley Tae Kwon Do Tournament was held May 5 at Lewisburg Junior High School. The competition was open to stu- dents of Bo's Tae Kwon Do Acad- emy and its Pocahontas County branch school. The tournament was attended by approximately 150 people. It consisted of competition in Forms, Breaking and Free-Style Fighting. A weapons-form (butterfly knife) was performed by Bud Shapard of AIderson. Mr Shapard, who teaches Canton Wing Chun Fung Fu, was a guest judge of the tournament. Fighting (Women): First, Cathy Sponaugle; Second, Karen Boggs; (Girls): First, Jessica Perkins; Sec- ond, Joy Carpenter. Men (Begin- ners): First, David Waselchalk; Sec- ond, Rick Honaker; Third, Eric Fogus; Fourth, Alan Aboushama. Boys (Beginners): First, Joe Louder- milk; Second, Danny Sims; Third, Michael Stewart; Fourth, Randy Martin. Intermediate: First, Matt Jen- kins; Second, Brian Mauzy; Third, Ryan Appel; Fourth, Kevin Boggs. Advanced: First, Carlos White; Sec- ond, Jimmy Hylton; Third, Jason McClure; Fourth, Jamie VanReenan. Advanced: First, Jeff Mauzy; Sec- ond, Andy Perkins; Third, Donnie Sims. Grand Champions Forms -- David Waselchalk Fighting -- Men, Carlos White; Boys, Matt Jenkins. Sportsmanship Award -- Richard Bird. Mud Sling Set In River City The Mud Sling of the third annual Ronceverte River Festival will be Sunday June 10 on Island Park be- ginning at 1 p.m. Admission is $5, adults; $2, ages 7 through 12; under 6, free. Regis- tration will be from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be no late entries. Classes are: A -- street legal, DOT tires to 33 inches with registra- tion, license and inspection sticker; B -- 33 inch DOT tire and down; C -- 37 inch DOT tire and down; D --- 44 inch DOT tire and down; OPEN --"run what you brung." Entry fee for A, B and C is $10; D is $15 and Open, $20. Seat belts and helmets are re- quired; no hand-cut tires in first four classes; no paddle tires; no nitrous in first three classes; hookups for pullback. For more information call Matt Tuckwiller, 645-2530 or Bob Brown, 645-4940. Help Needed Volunteers are needed at the bridge at Caldwell for the down-river canoe races for the Ronceverte River Festival, Saturday, June 9 be- ginning at 2 p.m. The race is a USCA sanctioned affair. Eight judges are needed. For further information, or to vol- unteer, call Virgil Hanshaw, chair- man, 645-2760 or 645-2639. Dick Gunnoe Golf Tournament Valley View Country Club will host the Coach Gunnoe Memorial Golf Tournament during the fifth an- nual "DANDELION FESTIVAL," Memorial Day weekend. The tourna- ment is scheduled for Sunday, May 27, beginning at 8:30 a.m. with shot- gun start. The tournament is dedicated as a tribute to the late Dick Gunnoe who person team. Only one golf "pro" will be allowed per team. The entry fee per four-person team is $100; indi- vidual golfers are welcome for an entry fee of $25 (the tournament committee will assign individuals to a team). Entry fee includes greens- fees. Cart rental is extra. The Dick Gunnoe Memorial Golf Tournament is under the sponsor- coached in the- eenbrie County ,ship of Runyon Distributing.Co., Inc. School system for over 30 years. Proceeds will go to a scholarship fund. Tournament rules are: an 18-hole pick-your-own team, Captain's Choice Golf Tournament, with a minimum "40" handicap per four- of Asbury and Valley View Country Club and the men's Organization of the club. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winning teams. A re- ception for golf tourney participants wilt be held in the clubhouse imme- diately following the tournament. Look For The Mountain Messenger Every Thursday | Junior Hi Lewisburg Junior High School Boys' Tennis Team: (Front, left to right) Taylor Lee, Chuck Ikner, Daniel Londeree, Andy McClinic, Jason Groves, Russel Huffman. Middle Row: Anthony Kesterson, Jason Long, Mark McClung, Ben Car- son, Reid Matheny. Back Row: Allen Gomez, Ry Bohrnstedt, Jeff Morrison, Brian Mauzy, Daniel Cardis, Andy Carson. Junior Hi Lewisburg Junior High School Girls' Tennis Team: (left to righl) Emily Greenstreet, Anna Ruby, Kristi Detch, Amy Guills, Damara Gomez, Kim Workman, Emily Thomas, Donna Thomas, Mary Ingles Walker. Not shown: Alexis Bohrnstedt. Eight Teams Play Lewlsburg's Men's softba-it cine; Food &:Friends; Bank of Whita League got underway May 14 atSulphur Springs; Asea Brown Dorie Miller Field. Eight teams with Boveri; Shenandoah Manor; Boggs sponsors are competing in this Auto Parts; Carwford's Food Center; year's league. They are: West Vir- B.A. Mulligan; Avery Adkins Farm ginia School of Osteopathic Medi- Equipment. Now chru May 31st Your local. John Deere dealer is %e Ung prices So you get prices of the seasonl Hurry in while selection is good! STX-30 LAWN TRACTOR Noddng Runs IJl~ a Deerd~ ~ 9 HP Overhead valve engine 30" Mowing width 'i il , ii ] ii, ~i ,! i f !,,i STICKY SEATS NO MORE! 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