[HEADLINES]

[TALENT=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


The medical examiner releases his findings in the death of 8 year old Jackie Holden.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And race may have played a role in yesterday's deadly shooting rampage near Pittsburgh.
(/////////////)
[TALENT=Patrick]
[SS=None]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


News 7 at noon is next.

[holden]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Noon]


The 8 year old girl who wandered away from her Nelson County home last month died of exposure.
That's the finding of the state medical examiner.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co./February 22]


Hundreds searched for Jackie Holden in the woods around Shipman
She was found dead February 22nd.
Holden was only wearing a thin, long-sleeved shirt, stretch pants and sneakers when she disappeared.
The medical examiner is sure of the cause of death, but not when the little girl died.
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[pinochet]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Exaltation and disappointment in Chile's capital of Santiago today as news broke of the imminent return of former dictator Augusto Pinochet.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[10;16:51]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Santiago, Chile;]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=nat cheering]
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[VO-NAT]


Pinochet SUPPORTERS kept an all night vigil in anticipation of the decision by Britain not to extradite Pinochet to Spain.
Spain and three other European nations had sought Pinochet's extradition to stand trial on
[SUPER=03-Wentworth, England;]

[10:11:14] charges of human rights abuses during his rule.
Pinochet boarded a Chilean air force jet near London and is expected back in Chile tomorrow.
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[OPEC-oil]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some major oil exporting countries are trying to ease soaring oil prices.
Oil ministers from Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Mexico agreed today that oil exporting countries should boost production.
The ministers agreed in principle to an unspecified production increase and say further details will come at a March 27th meeting of OPEC members.
Oil prices are at their highest levels in nine years.

[pa-shooting]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Police are painting a clearer picture of the man who went on a shooting spree yesterday near Pittsburgh, killing two people and wounding three others.
Witnesses indicate the gunman chose his victims based on race.
Jennifer Jones has the latest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[11:30-UPDATE WINDOW]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Wilkinsburg, PA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rebecca Van Kirk/Building Manager;]
[SUPER=01-Chief Gerald Brewer/Wilkinsburg Police Department;]
[SUPER=01-John DeWitt/Maintenance Worker;]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS WILKINSBURG, PA.]

((IN THE AFTERMATH OF WEDNESDAY'S DEADLY SHOOTING SPREE NEAR PITTSBURGH...WITNESSES SAY THE SUSPECT, RONALD TAYLOR WAS MOTIVATED BY RACIAL HATE.
SOT: REBECCA VAN KIRK/BUILDING MANAGER

"WHAT DID HE SAY ABOUT WHITE PEOPLE? HE CALLED US RACIST PIGS, WHITE TRASH, CALLED BY OTHER CONTRACTOR, A WHITE RACIST PIG." ITS BELIEVED TAYLOR SNAPPED WHEN THERE WERE NO BLACKS INCLUDED IN A TEAM OF MAINTENANCE WORKS SENT TO FIX HIS APARTMENT DOOR. HE ALLEGEDLY SHOT ONE WORKER, SET HIS APARTMENT ON FIRE AND THEN WENT ON A SHOOTING RAMPAGE IN NEARBY FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS. WHEN IT WAS OVER, FIVE PEOPLE, ALL WHITE WERE SHOT. MAINTENANCE WORKER JOHN DEWITT WAS ONE OF THE FIRST PEOPLE TO ENCOUNTER TAYLOR.
SOT: JOHN DEWITT/MAINTENANCE WORKER

"HE LOOKED AT ME AND TOLD ME I WAS A DEAD MAN." DEWITT SAYS HE PICKED UP A HAMMER FOR PROTECTION, BUT LUCKILY HE WAS CALLED TO ANOTHER APARTMENT BEFORE THE SHOOTING STARTED. POLICE SAY THE 39 YEAR OLD SUSPECT HAD NO PRIOR RECORD IN THEIR IMMEDIATE JURISDICTION.
SOT: CHIEF GERALD BREWER/WILKINSBURG POLICE DEPT.

"I DIDN'T SEE ANY SIGNS OF REMORSE, HE SEEMED TO BE VERY COHERENT. THE CONVERSATION WAS LIMITED TO ANY PERSONAL NEEDS HE MAY HAVE HAD, SUCH AS A RESTROOM."
(NATZ OF MUSIC)

AT A PRAYER VIGIL LAST NIGHT IN WILKINSBURG...RESIDENTS, BOTH BLACK AND WHITE PRAYED FOR THE INJURED...DETERMINED TO BE STRONG EVEN IN THE FACE OF SUCH A HORRIBLE TRAGEDY.
(JONES STANDUP CLOSE)))



[Reform-Party]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Lynchburg federal court officers are holding in to nearly two million dollars of Federal Election Commission money given to the Reform Party.
District Judge Norman Moon ordered the transfer pending resolution of a dispute about who controls the party and its money.
The money was returned by former party chairman John Gargan and former treasurer Ronn Young.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN/February 12]


They were ousted at a chaotic meeting on February 12th when power was returned to allies of Reform Party founder Ross Perot.
Gargan and Young contend they are still the rightful heads of the organization-- hearings on that will be held March 22nd.
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[tease1] [HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The parents of Amadou Diallo meet with Justice Department officials today.
More on a possible civil rights lawsuit when News 7 at Noon returns.
(--------------)
[VO-NAT ]

[***NAT SOUND***]
And later, get a look inside the packed Cher concert.
First, let's talk to Patrick Evans.
(---------------)
[Talent=Patrick]

[Wx-Tease] [Weatherpro] [music up full] [comm1]

[diallo]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


U-S Justice Department officials are hearing pleas for justice in the Amadou Diallo case.
Diallo was killed in New York City last year by four policemen who were recently acquitted of any crimes.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]

[11:30-UPDATE WINDOW]
Diallo's parents are in Washington today trying to convince the Justice Department to conduct a FEDERAL investigation into possible civil rights violations by the officers.
Something Justice officials admit its an uphill battle.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((ERIC HOLDER, DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL; THESE ARE DIFFICULT CASES TO PROSECUTE, THE STANDARD THAT WE HAVE TO MEET ON THE FEDERAL SIDE IS A HIGH ONE.))
[SUPER=01-Eric Holder/Deputy Attorney General;]
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=is a high one.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


Meantime, just three blocks from where Diallo was gunned down, another police shooting overnight left an unarmed man dead.
It drew more angry protestors into the streets, but it didn't last for long.
The suspect had a long criminal history and was fleeing from police at the time he was shot.
(------------)



[E-Mining-Park]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-54]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Some Radford University students who want to create a new public park, present their ideas tonight.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


These anthropology students have spent the last year planning a coal mining heritage park.
It will be on the site of the old (MERRY-mack) Merrimac Mines, which saw their heyday in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
When finished, the park will include nature trails, an amphitheatre and a reconstructed miner's cabin.
(///// SOT /////)
[BUMP SOTS ]
[IN Q=For me, the most]

((MELISSA LAMB/RADFORD STUDENT: FOR ME THE MOST EXCITING THING IS BRINGING BACK TO LIFE A WAY OF LIFE THAT BRINGS TOGETHER COMMUNITIES AND FAMILIES. )) ((FRED LAWSON/MERRIMAC COAL MINER: THEY REALLY DUG IN. THEY'RE INTERESTED IN IT. I SUPPOSE THEY'RE MAKING GOOD GRADES WHEN TEST TIME COMES AROUND, TOO ON WHAT THEY'RE DOING HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Melissa Lamb/Radford Student;]
[SUPER=01-Fred Lawson/Merrimac Coal Miner; :06]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=what they're doing here.]
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[VO-NAT]


The students present their plans at Merrimac Pentecostal Holiness Church on Oilwell Road.
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[E-Hunt-Fish]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-51 1:33:12]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Virginia will decide on a proposed amendment to the state Constitution upholding the rights to hunt and fish.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The Senate passed the legislation yesterday, two days after sending it back to committee.
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


But NOT before some senators tried to add to the rights: shopping, golfing, food, and shelter-- in an attempt to derail what they regarded as a foolish change.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT SENATE 2:47:03]
[IN Q=And when]

((SEN. RUSS POTTS/(R) WINCHESTER: AND WHEN THEY PUT THOSE VOTES UP THERE, I'M GONNA VOTE YES. BUT I CAN TELL YOU RIGHT NOW, THIS AIN'T MY FINEST HOUR, AND IT'S NOT OUR FINEST HOUR EITHER.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Russ Potts/(R) Winchester;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=hour either.]
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[VO-NAT]


The hunting and fishing constitutional amendment was the idea of Bath County Delegate Creigh (KREE) Deeds.
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[E-Moment-Silence]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-52 1:46:20]
[GRAPHIC=VA Capitol]


The House Education Committee has voted down the minute of silence bill.
But supporters are expected to revive the proposal on the House floor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The argue it's timely-- given the latest school shooting near Flint, Michigan.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 09:59:37]
[IN Q=This bill]

((DEL. PAUL HARRIS/R-CHARLOTTESVILLE: THIS BILL IS NOT ATTEMPTING TO ESTABLISH A RELIGION. IT'S SIMPLY AN ATTEMPT TO SAY THAT WE THINK IT'S IMPORTANT IN OUR SOCIETY TODAY, GIVEN ALL THE CALAMITY THAT WE HAVE IN OUR SOCIAL FABRIC, THAT THERE SHALL BE A MINUTE OF SILENCE BEFORE WE START OUR SCHOOL DAY.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Paul Harris/(R) Charlottesville; ]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=our school day.]
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[VO-NAT]


But opponents argue it's a religious sham-- and probably UNconstitutional.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape two 09:55:23]
[IN Q=It is more]

((REV. SHELTON MILES/HALIFAX CO. BAPTIST PASTOR: IT IS MORE A VACCINE AGAINST AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY BEING CAUGHT BY OUR YOUTH THAN MOST ANYTHING YOU COULD PRODUCE. BECAUSE IT LEAVES THOSE FROM SECULAR BACKGROUNDS WITH A FALSE IMPRESSION OF WHAT AUTHENTIC PRAYER TRULY IS.))
[SOT 10:11:49 MOMENT TAPE TWO]

((RODNEY SMOLLA/CONSTITUTIONAL LAWYER: BOTH JUSTICE O'CONNOR AND JUSTICE POWELL SAID I AM VOTING AGAINST THE ALABAMA LAW BECAUSE IT HAS THE WORD PRAYER IN IT.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Shelton Miles/Halifax Co. Baptist Pastor; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Rodney Smolla/Constitutional Law Professor; :15]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=prayer in it.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./File Tape;]


The House Education Committee decided to leave it a local option for school systems whether to have a moment of silence-- but to provide state lawyers to defend possible lawsuits.
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[S-Blacksburg-Fight]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-59 42:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Blacksburg police say the Virginia Tech resident advisor who died Monday was beaten after he broke into a house.


(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Monday;]


Police say 29-year-old Thomas L. Hyman was drunk outside the house when he got in an argument with a man he didn't know who lived inside.
Police say Hyman then broke the glass on the front door... and was beaten unconscious.
So far, the Commonwealth's attorney is NOT pursuing charges against the man who beat Hyman.
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[Bomb-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=None ]
[GRAPHIC=Bomb Threat]


Lynchburg has recorded its fourth bomb threat to a city school in the past two weeks.
Classes at Dunbar Middle School were delayed about ninety minutes this morning after an anonymous bomb threat was phoned in.
A search of the building turned up "no" explosives.
Police are investigating.

[E-Halifax-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=99-58 1:02:22]
[GRAPHIC=Halifax Bomb Threats]


Most school districts immediately evacuate students when there is a bomb threat.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co.]


But not in Halifax County-- They do the opposite.
Students are kept in the classroom and not allowed out.
And with three bomb threats in three weeks, many students and parents want this policy changed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:45:30]
[SOT 1:49:46]
[IN Q=There's so many things]

((TODD EAKES/STUDENT: THERE SO MANY THINGS THAT COULD GO WRONG IN AN EVACUATION BUT SO MANY OTHER THINGS THAT COULD GO WRONG WITHOUT EVEN TRYING TO SAVE MY LIFE. LARRY CLARK/PRINCIPAL: WELL MY THOUGHT ON EVACUATION AGAIN IS YOU'RE PUTTING STUDENTS THROUGH CORRIDORS, STAIR TOWERS. THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES THERE IS NOT A BOMB IN THOSE AREAS.))
[SUPER=01-Todd Eakes/Student; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Clark/Halifax Co. H. S. Principal; :13]
[RUNS=27]
[OUT Q=in those areas.]
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[VO-NAT]


The school board is expected to address this issue at its next meeting on March 13th.
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[Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


John Rocker is back with the Braves this afternoon.
More on that later in Sports.
(-----------------)
[VO-NAT ]

[***NAT SOUND***]
That and a beautiful light show above a Guatemalan volcano when News 7 at Noon returns.
(-----------------)

[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #2]



[E-Cher]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-60 TC1:13:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Recent Grammy winner Cher brought her techno dance music to the Roanoke Civic Center.
Kate Weidaw has highlights.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=@Kate2; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=N7 Roanoke]

(([NAT SOUND]
[RUNS= 5]


Cher graced the stage - in a wild outfit she described as a Judge Judy, road warrior, power ranger style. Some fans even tried to copy Cher's style for the concert -- hair and all. Others were practicing their vocals.

[SOT 57:04]
[INQ=]

((HEY I GOT YOU BABE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 5]



[SOT 55:42]
[INQ=]

((DO YOU BELIEVE IN LIFE AFTER LOVE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 5]


[NAT SOUND OF CHER SINGING]
[RUNS= 8]



[SOT 57:36]
[INQ=]

((SHE'S A GOOD SINGER SHE'S ABOUT MY AGE BUT SHE LOOKS REALLY GOOD.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 7]



[SOT 59:29]
[INQ=]

((SHE'S A FINE LADY. HA HA HA,))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 8]


[NAT SOUND LOU BEGA]
[RUNS= :01]

And let's not forget Cher's opening act -- the man who made Mambo Number Five a huge hit. But it was Lou Bega's dancers - and their wild dance moves - that attracted the attention.
[NAT SOUND LOU BEGA]
[RUNS= 5]


In the end though, Cher stole the show with a dazzling voice and an electifying set that got Roanokers out of their seats and dancing. Kate Weidaw News 7 Roanoke.))


[VOLCANO]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=NOON]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Mother Nature has put on a spectacular fireworks display in Guatemala.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[10:21;08]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=nat eruptions]
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[VO-NAT]


This is the Pacaya volcano, some 15 miles south of Guatemala City.
A series of small explosions at the volcano unleashed gases and sent ash as high as a thousand feet into the air.
Clouds of ash descended on a nearby community, forcing about 100 residents to temporarily evacuate from their homes.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE# none]
[GRAPHIC=stocks]


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 37 points.
[tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Still to come in sports, the Roanoke College women advance in tournament play,
(----------------)
[VO-NAT ]

and a day after his suspension is reduced, Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker publicly apologizes.
Patrick returns with more.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #3]



[Rocker]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Braves]


Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker has reported to training camp, one day after having his suspension reduced.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kissimmee, FL;]


Yesterday an arbitrator ruled Rocker will sit out 14 games of the regular season instead of 28 for making offensive comments about gays, minorities and foreigners.
Rocker's fine was also slashed from 20-thousand dollars to 500 dollars.
This morning, Rocker told reporters that his words don't support the view that he is racist.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=My thoughtless]

((JOHN ROCKER/ATLANTA BRAVES PITCHER: MY THOUGHTLESS WORDS, HOWEVER, DO SHOW THAT I SOMETIMES LACK THE UNDERSTANDING TO SEE THE PROBLEMS THAT OTHER PEOPLE FACE. I APOLOGIZE TO ALL OF THOSE MY CARELESS AND UNKIND WORDS HAVE AFFECTED.))
[SUPER=01-John Rocker/Atlanta Braves Pitcher;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=have affected.]
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[VO-NAT]


Rocker also says he hopes to be able to redeem himself this season, by focusing on helping his team win.
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[S-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-51 (2:01:43)]
[GRAPHIC=Division three]


Roanoke College's Lady Maroons advanced in the N-C-A-A division three tournament winning 69 to 55 over Shenandoah.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Roanoke vs. Shenandoah; :]


The Maroons and Hornets matched up last night at the Bast Center.
Roanoke got out to the early lead with a six to nothing run capped when Jill Quesenberry pulls up and hits the three pointer.
The Hornets cut the lead to one, moments later when Carrie Weimer hits the jumper to make it 12 to 11.
[SUPER=33-Roanoke/69/Shenandoah/55/;]


Roanoke's Suzanne Webb then takes it to the hoop for the score, the Maroons led by 4 and Roanoke wins it 69 to 55.

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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-58 tc 1:21:06]
[GRAPHIC=Tech]


In Blacksburg, LaSalle attempt to storm the Cassell came up short last night.
The Hokies beat the Explorers 96 to 86.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/LaSalle vs. Virginia Tech;]


LaSalle re-wrote the record books last night, for the most three pointers-15- against Virginia Tech.
Rasul Butler plays cat and drains the long three for a 22-18 Explorer lead.
The Hokies' offense moved the ball well all night, Russ Wheeler finds Rolan Roberts in the paint he rolls in two and gets the foul bringing Tech within three mid way through the first.
[super=33-LaSalle/86/Virginia Tech/96/In Overtime;]


Brian Chase was the one man gang on this trip down the court as he gets his own miss and goes over the LaSalle 'D' for the hoop and this one goes into overtime with Tech beating LaSalle 96-to-86.
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[Big South]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Big South]


Radford's Jason Williams and Liberty's Sharon Wilkerson named Big South Conference players of the year.
The awards were announced last night.
Ryan Charles joins Williams as an all conference first team selection, and Radford's Catrice Horton made the women's first team.
Liberty's Carey Green was named the women's coach of the year.

[S-Region]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-56 (1:35:26)]
[GRAPHIC=Region 3 Logo]


The Region 3 boys basketball tournament opened at the Salem Civic Center last night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Northside vs. Nelson Co.; :]


The Vikings of Northside and Nelson County started off the night.
Northside opened the first half with a 7 to 2 run and Sean Simpkins takes it inside for the easy score to make it 7 to 4 Vikings.
Nelson County kept it close in the first quarter. Brian Awkard hits the bucket off the glass.
[SUPER=33-Northside/66/Nelson Co./43/;]


The Vikings opened it up in the second half and Northside advances to the championship game with the 66 to 43 win.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="I Think...]
[SUPER=01-Bill Pope/Northside Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=....next round here."]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Salem vs. Gretna; :]


In the night-cap, Salem took on the Hawks of Gretna.
Gretna took the early lead in the game when Marcus Clements pulls up and nails the three pointer.
The Spartans answered when Andrew Rutledge hits the three pointer behind the line. The Spartans led 11 to 10.
[SUPER=33-Salem/57/Gretna/63/;]


Salem fell behind in the second half and the Hawks advance to the championship with the 63 to 57 win. (------------)