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White Senior Recital Planned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2015

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GLENVILLE, WV—Glenville State College music major Joshua White will perform his senior recital on Saturday, April 25th at 3:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium. He will be performing his recital on the tuba.

“I am proud to say that without a doubt I am graduating from the finest music department in West Virginia,” said White.

While attending GSC, White has performed in the concert band, marching band, choir, chamber singers, jazz band, brass ensemble, brass quintet, trombone choir, and tuba euphonium ensemble/quartet. He also performed with GSC’s tuba euphonium ensemble at the 2014 International Tuba Euphonium Conference. White is the son of Dan and Jennifer White, both of whom are former GSC students, and is from Parkersburg (Wood County), West Virginia.

After graduation White intends to pursue a master’s degree in tuba performance from either Ohio University or the University of Tennessee. He has already been accepted to both.

For more information call (304) 462-6340.

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Dorsey Senior Vocal Recital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2015

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Chelsea Dorsey

GSC senior Chelsea Dorsey performs with the 'Wall of Sound' Marching Band

GLENVILLE, WV—Glenville State College music major Chelsea Dorsey will perform her senior vocal recital on Sunday, April 19th at 3:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

“In my time at GSC, I have been given opportunities that some other musicians would only dream to have in their lifetime that I wouldn’t have had if I hadn’t come here,” said Dorsey.

Dorsey, who hails from Summersville, West Virginia, is the daughter of Sara Legg and Bryon Dorsey. While attending GSC she participated in concert choir, the chamber singers, marching band, and concert band.

After graduation, she plans to teach music at either the middle or high school level.

For more information call (304) 462-6340.

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Softball Cancelled for Wednesday

Softball

The Glenville State home softball game that was scheduled for this Wednesday, April 15th has been cancelled

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State College softball game that was scheduled for this Wednesday, April 15th at home against non-conference opponent Ohio Valley University has been cancelled.

Ohio Valley cancelled the game due to the fact that they must make up several conference games from cancellations due to rain earlier this year. No makeup date has been set.

The Lady Pioneers will travel to Shepherd University this Saturday, April 18th for a double header.

For all Glenville State Athletics news, stats, and updates please visit www.glenville.edu/atheltics

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Singleton’s Senior Art Show to be on Display

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2015
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GLENVILLLE, WV—Glenville State College senior studio art major Ryan Singleton from Burnsville, West Virginia is getting ready for his senior art show. The exhibition will begin with an opening reception on Monday, April 20th at 5:00 p.m. and will be on display until Friday, May 1st.

“Life is just a collage of moments in the end and that is what I have created, a collage of moments for interpretation – moments taken from my life that standout or have influenced me in some way. The biggest influence on our souls is the interactions that we have with others and this is what I hope to reflect in the people I paint,” said Singleton.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and one hour before all Fine Arts Department musical performances.

For more information contact Associate Professor of Art Liza Brenner at Liza.Brenner@glenville.edu or call (304) 462-6346.

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GSC Students Present at Undergraduate Research Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 30, 2015

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Glenville, WV—The 12th annual Undergraduate Research Day was held in the West Virginia State Capitol rotunda on Wednesday, March 4th. Undergraduate Research Day is sponsored by the Higher Education Policy Commission Division of Science and Research and the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts.

Emily Ramezan, Samuel Canfield, Randy Smith, Jonathan Rhodes, and Dr. Ross Conover at Undergraduate Research Day in Charleston

Emily Ramezan, Samuel Canfield, Randy Smith, Jonathan Rhodes, and Dr. Ross Conover at Undergraduate Research Day in Charleston

Four GSC students, Samuel Canfield, Emily Ramezan, Jonathan Rhodes, and Randy Smith, were among the approximately one-hundred students from fifteen colleges and universities throughout West Virginia who were selected to present seventy-five undergraduate research projects to members of the state legislature and other visitors. The event helps state lawmakers understand the importance of undergraduate research by talking directly with the students whom these programs impact.

Canfield presented his research on the behavioral variation of pocket gophers in different habitats. Ramezan presented her research on the effect of temperature-induced coral bleaching on genes in sea anemones. Rhodes’ research related to the assessment of carbon storage among different forest succession stages. Finally, Smith’s research explored the regulation of cancer cell multiplication by a specific hydrocarbon receptor.

The research that these students presented was a combination of studies that were completed on campus and in other lab environments. All four researchers were aided by an academic advisor at GSC. For more information about these research projects and programs of study in the Department Science and Mathematics at Glenville State College, call (304) 462-4126.

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Pro Bouts to be Featured on Glenville Toughman Card

Boxing

Wes Hanson, Karisa Lambert, and Tyler Cottrill of, Leon Ramsey's Dawghouse Gym will all have Pro Bouts at the Toughman Contest this weekend at Glenville State College

Glenville, W.Va. – In addition to all the action and excitement that the Toughman Contest delivers, the first annual Glenville event will feature three pro bouts and one “special” women’s battle of the champion’s bout. The featured bouts on Friday night are Tyler Cottrill of Gassaway, WV versus Eric “The Rock” Preston, of Cumberland, MD in a four (4) round middleweight bout, and “Iron” Mike Snider of Flemington, WV versus “Tiger” Mike Wilmer, of Huntington, in a six round super middleweight bout. The featured bouts on Saturday are “Wild” Wes Hanson, of Glenville, WV versus Brandon Poindexter, of Akron, OH. The Hanson/Poindexter bout is a pro welterweight kickboxing match, scheduled for four rounds. Also featured on Saturday night’s card, will be a special women’s lightweight bout, with Karisa “Cherry Bomb” Lambert, of Glenville, WV versus Kayla “Rattlesnake” Williams, of Beckley. Lambert is a former Clarksburg Toughwoman champion and Williams is a former Beckley Toughwoman champion.

The event is being sponsored by Budweiser, Chenoweth Ford, North Central WV Airport, Leon Ramsey’s Dawghouse Gym, RDR Energy Resources, News Channel 5 WDTV, WBRB 101.3 The BEAR, Network WV and Suddenlink Media.

The event is scheduled for this Friday and Saturday nights, at the “New” Waco Center, at Glenville State College, in Glenville, WV

Ticket prices are $20 for general admission, $25 for reserved seating and a limited number of VIP Table seats are also available. Tickets are available Rich Oil Stores in Clarksburg and Glenville. Tickets are also available online at wvtoughman.com or to charge tickets by phone, call 1-800-296-3897.

Saturday Night Pro Bouts

“Iron” Mike Snider vs. “Tiger” Mike Wilmer

“Wild” Wes Hanson vs. Brandon Poindexter

Karissa “Cherry Bomb” Lambert vs. Kayla “RattleSnake” Williams

Tyler Cottrill vs. Eric “The Rock” Preston

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Glenville State Annual Spring Football Game

Football

The Glenville State Football Annual Blue vs. White Spring Football Game will be played Thursday, April 23 at 6:00pm at I.L. & Sue Morris Stadium

Glenville, W.Va. – For the now the fifth year in a row the Glenville State College Pioneer Football team is partnering with the Gilmer County Volunteer Fire Department (GCVFD) for the Annual Blue vs. White Spring Football Game which will be played Thursday, April 23 at 6:00pm at I.L. & Sue Morris Stadium. The game will feature the 2015 GSC Pioneer Offense against the GSC Pioneer Defense.

“The Gilmer County Volunteer Fire Department provides vital services to our community through the efforts of their volunteers. These members regularly risk their lives and take time away from their families for the benefit of our community. We wanted to take this opportunity to show them our appreciation for their dedication, and to help raise needed funds for them, over the last four years this has been a great event and we will for it to be even better this year for the GCVFD,” said GSC Head Football Coach David Hutchison.

“It’s a really great fundraiser, we really appreciate them raising money and donating to us. We are always excited about the event because it’s a lot of fun and it shows how close the college and athletics are to the community,” Martin Hess.

The spring game is free to the public, but the Glenville State College Football team will be collecting donations at the game which will benefit the Gilmer County Volunteer Fire Department.

The spring game represents the culmination of spring practice. The Pioneers return 10 starters on offense and 5 on defense from last year’s squad. In 2015 the Pioneers look to improve on the 5-6 mark of a year ago.

The Pioneers will open preseason camp on Thursday, August 10th in preparation for the 2015 season. GSC opens the 2015 season on Saturday, September 5th when they travel to MEC Conference foe Urbana. Their first home contest of the 2015 season will be on Thursday, September 10th under the lights at I.L. & Sue Morris Stadium against West Virginia Wesleyan.

Anyone who cannot attend the spring game but would like to donate to the GCVFD may contact Coach Hutchison at david.hutchison@glenville.edu or (304) 462-6230.

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Pioneer Men’s Track Team Places Second in Glenville State Invitational

Track & Field

The Glenville State men’s Track & Field team placed second in the Glenville State Invitational while the Lady Pioneer Track & Field team finished fourth

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State men’s Track & Field team placed second in the Glenville State Invitational while the Lady Pioneer Track & Field team finished fourth.

On the women’s side in the 400 meter dash Breayun Days placed fifth with a time of 1:12.01. Emily Walker placed third in the 3000 meter Steeplechase with a time of 15:00.86.

Also for the Lady Pioneers Briauna Nix placed fourth in the shot put with a throw of 7.95 meters and Kaylee Dickenson placed fifth with a time of 7.88 meters.

The Lady Pioneers finished with 45 total points.

Women’s Standings

  1. West Virginia Wesleyan                262
  2. Charleston (W.Va.)                         129
  3. Alderson Broaddus                         82
  4. Glenville State                                   45

On the men’s side in the 200 meter dash Markeith Dews placed second with a time of 22.92 while fellow Pioneer Rahmann Lee finished first with a time of 22.87.

In the 400 meter dash Brien Winston placed third with a time of 52.65. Dustin Martin palced second in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.98.

And in the triple jump Donnell Lockett placed fourth with a jump of 11.74 meters.

The Pioneers finished with 108 points as they placed overall second behind West Virginia Wesleyan.

Men’s Standings

  1. West Virginia Wesleyan                217
  2. Glenville State                                   108
  3. Charleston (W.Va.)                         100
  4. Alderson Broaddus                         56

The Track & Field teams return to action this Saturday, April 18th when they travel to West Virginia Wesleyan.

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Pioneers Sweep Golden Eagles

Baseball

The Glenville State Pioneer Baseball team completed the weekend sweep of the University of Charleston on Sunday as they took another two games from the Golden Eagles

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Pioneer Baseball team completed the weekend sweep of the University of Charleston on Sunday as they took another two games from the Golden Eagles.

The first game would see the Golden Eagles take an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second as Josh Easterling hit a solo homerun.

However the Pioneers had a big inning in the bottom of the second as they scored four runs as John Hunter hit a double scoring Tyler Wiseman and Lance Gilbert and right after that Justin Lewis would go deep and hit a two run homerun as Glenville State took a, 4-1 lead.

Charleston would get a solo homer in the top of the third from Anthony Brunetti as they pulled within two, 4-2.

But that’s as close as Charleston would get as the Pioneers would go on to win game one, 4-2.

Glenville State and Charleston both finished with six hits in the game and both teams committed only one error in the game.

Justin Lewis went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and scored a run while John Hunter went 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and scored a run. Heath Swisher, Randal Baugher, and Tyler Wiseman all had a hit in the game for the Pioneers.

Pitched Wesley Stauffer picked up the win as he pitched all seven innings allowing six hits, two runs, and struck out three batters.

In the second game of the day Charleston would take a 2-0 lead after Josh Easterling hit a two run homer after the first inning of play.

Glenville State would make it 2-1 in the bottom of the first as Tucker Abruzzino hit a RBI single scoring Heath Swisher.

Later in the bottom of the fourth the Pioneers would take the lead 8-2 as Tyler Wiseman hit a RBI single as Tucker Abruzzino crossed the plate and Jordan Braniff hit his own RBI single scoring Tyler Wiseman. Also in the fourth Randal Baugher hit a deep ball to center for two RBI double as Jordan Braniff and John Hunter scored and later Heath Swisher and Randal Baugher scored on a Charleston error.

Charleston would add two runs in the top of the fifth inning as the Pioneers still held an 8-4 lead.

The Pioneers would score two more runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as they went on to defeat the University of Charleston Golden Eagles, 10-4.

Glenville State finished with 12 hits and committed only one error while Charleston had seven hits and committed three errors.

Randal Baugher went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s and scored 2 runs while Tucker Abruzzino went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and scored a run.  The Pioneers also had eight players record a hit in the game.

Jack Minser pitched 4.2 innings allowing six hits, four runs, and struck out five batters.

With the Pioneers four game sweep over the Golden Eagles it’s the first time since Glenville State brought baseball back (1982) that they had a series sweep.

The Pioneers return to action on Wednesday, April 15th when they travel to Fairmont State. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m.

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Softball Drops Double Header on the Road

The Glenville State Lady Pioneer Softball team dropped a double header on the road at Concord University on Saturday afternoon

Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Lady Pioneer Softball team dropped a double header on the road at Concord University on Saturday afternoon.

In game one Concord would jump out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Concord would then add four more runs in the bottom of the second as they jumped out to an 8-0 lead.

Glenville State would really struggle scoring as Concord would end up winning game one 10-0 in five innings.

The Lady Pioneers finished with five hits and had two errors while Concord had eight hits and committed no errors.

Casey Sheaffer went 2 for 2 while Briana Jackson, Miranda Cropp and Erica Damone all had hits.

Sam Weaver pitched two innings allowing eight hits, 10 runs, and struck out one batter.

In the second game Concord would jump out to a 2-0 lead after the first inning.

In the bottom of the third inning Concord would add four more runs to take a 6-0 lead. Concord again would cruise to an 8-0 victory over the Lady Pioneers.

Glenville State only had two hits in the game and had two errors while Concord had 12 hits.

MaKenzie Edmonds and Miranda Cropp were the only two Lady Pioneers with hits.

Miranda Cropp pitched 2.2 innings allowing seven hits, four runs, and walked one batter.

The Lady Pioneers return to action Sunday, April 12th when they travel to UVa-Wise. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m.

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