[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon]

A 23-year Blacksburg mystery may be one step close to being solved.
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[VO-NAT]

And, police in Roanoke want to know how a driver wound up travelling the wrong way on Interstate 581.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SPORTS HEAD]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on the Big 7 - the Stagg Bowl is sold out! The final Tech 2001 report is ready to roll. VMI leaves the southern for the Big South.
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[VO-NAT]

And the Civitan Club honors Blacksburg high school this afternoon.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


The cold rain has folks wondering about those overnight low temperatures. We will talk about that in the forecast just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT 2:13:25]
[IN Q=I'VE BEEN HERE]

((WILLIAM BROWN/CHIEF BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.; I'VE BEEN HERE ALMOST 32-YEARS AND TO MY KNOWLEDGE IT IS THE LONGEST RUNNING CASE THAT I CAN RECALL.))
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=THAT I CAN RECALL]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]

After more than 20-years, a Blacksburg missing persons case may be solved. Human remains are linked to a Virginia Tech student who vanished...
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
Keith is off tonight.

[Monty-Remains]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-49 TC1:23:22]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Six]


It was 19-79 when Jan Beecher (Sheckley) Schoechle was reported missing. The Northern Virginia native had recently transferred to Virginia Tech to study electrical engineering. He went for a walk on January first and never returned to his Blacksburg apartment.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon joins us with more on how police may have the mystery solved...Rachel? Shannon... Blacksburg Police strongly believe human remains found in a wooded area of Montgomery County are (Sheckley's) Schoechle.
[LIVE=Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

A hunter discovered bones and part of a skull on December First. New evidence is linking them to Sheckley...the longest running missing persons case in the town...
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Case documents]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-William Brown/Blacksburg Police Chief; :15]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=LEAVE IT AT THAT.]

((Nats Case documents describe (Sheckley) Schoechle as devoutly religious, a deep thinker, and serious student. A letter from Tech Student Health Services also says he was depressed at the time of his disappearance and taking an antidepressant.
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[SOT 2:12:28]
[IN Q=THE INDIVIDUAL]

((WILLIAM BROWN/CHIEF BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.; THE INDIVIDUAL, WHAT WE WERE TOLD AT THAT TIME WALKED ACROSS THE 460-BYPASS CROSSED OVER THE GUARD RAIL AND INTO THE WOODS AND VANISHED.))
[OUT Q=VANISHED.]

Flyers with his picture went up and searches ensued in the area where he was last seen. At the time, Chief Brown was a Lieutenant with the department.
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[SOT 2:12:51]
[IN Q=I CAN REMEMBER]

((I CAN REMEMBER US CALLING IN THE HELICOPTER FROM STATE POLICE AND WE HAD PEOPLE OVER THE TOP OF THE AREA WHERE WE BELIEVED THAT HE WENT INTO AND HAD A LOT OF PEOPLE ON THE GROUND THAT JUST WALKED THROUGH LOOKING FOR ANY SIGNS OF HIM.))


[OUT Q=SIGNS OF HIM]

But it would take over 20-years for any signs of the 5-foot-6 student with dark hair and green eyes to be discovered.

Once a hunter found the remains, police moved in.
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[SOT 2:14:00]
[IN Q=there was]

((THERE WAS SOME CLOTHING FOUND AND THEN THERE WAS A VIRGINIA TECH ID FOUND IN THE JEANS THAT WERE FOUND THERE.))
[OUT Q=FOUND THERE.]

Police are waiting for a positive identification from the medical examiner, but are confident the (Sheckley) Schoechle mystery is solved.
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[SOT 2:15:02]
[IN Q=WE HAVE]

((WE HAVE CONVERSED WITH THE NEXT OF KIN AND I'LL JUST LEAVE IT AT THAT.))
[OUT Q=LEAVE IT AT THAT]))
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[LIVE=Rachel /FULL microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

A file on the case also says a gun belonging to Sheckley was missing from his apartment after he disappeared. Blacksburg Police say they're waiting for information from the medical examiner
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

before commenting on other aspects of the case.


[JLARC]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC39:02]
[GRAPHIC=VA Death Penalty]


WHERE killers commit their crimes in Virginia makes the biggest difference in whether they are sent to the death chamber.
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[VO-NAT :16]


That's the top finding of a year-long study by Virginia's watchdog agency, the Joint Legislative Audit Review Commission.
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


But lawmakers on the committee say they're surprised and pleased to see that since 1995, race has played NO factor in who's sentenced to death.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I guess it really helps]
[sot tape 12:12:16 ]

((DEL. DWIGHT JONES/D-RICHMOND: I GUESS IT REALLY HELPS TO SEE THESE NUMBERS AT IT RELATES TO RACIAL PROFILING... ISSUES ARE NOT PRESENT. AND SO I'M REALLY HAPPY ABOUT THAT.))
[sot tape 12:04:18 ]

((SEN. TOMMY NORMENT/R-WILLIAMSBURG: I WOULD THINK THAT THAT IS A WONDERFUL STORY TO TELL ALL VIRGINIANS BECAUSE IT REMINDS US THAT THE LAWS ARE BEING EQUALLY APPLIED AND WE ARE NOT BACK IN SOME ARCANE AREA. I DON'T FIND THE REPORT TROUBLING AT ALL. I FIND IT REASSURING.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Dwight Jones/(D) Richmond;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tommy Norment/(R) Williamsburg; :20]
[RUNS=:33]
[OUT Q=at all. I find it reassuring.]
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[VO-NAT :14]


The report says who gets the death penalty really depends on who the local elected prosecutor is, and how he interprets the local constituents' views on the matter.
Some lawmakers think that's too arbitrary.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think it opens a dialogue]
[sot tape 12:07:21 ]

((DEL. FRANK HARGROVE/R-HANOVER CO.: I THINK IT OPENS A DIALOGUE THAT I HOPE IN COMING YEARS OTHER LEGISLATIVE BODIES OR OTHER MEMBERS WILL SEE FIT TO ABOLISH THIS PENALTY.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Frank Hargrove/(R) Hanover Co.;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=see fit to abolish this penalty.]
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[VO-NAT :06]


The report did NOT try to evaluate whether an innocent person has ever been executed in Virginia.
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[220-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC1:19:11]
[GRAPHIC=Accident Invest.]

Charges are still pending against the driver who collided head- on with a family in Roanoke last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;]

Police say 60- year old Carol McKenna drove the wrong way on Interstate 581- before crashing near Elm Avenue.
39-year-old Anthony Early, his wife, Yvonne, and their two children, ages 7 and 10, were taken to the hospital. None of their injuries is life-threatening. Police say they still don't know how McKenna got into the northbound lanes-- heading south. They're asking anyone who may have seen a car travelling on 581 in the wrong direction, around seven pm, to give them a call.
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[Peace-Protesters]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC1:37:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The leader of a group of anti-war demonstrators says it's their message and not their lack of a proper permit that has Lynchburg police cracking down on them.
As Steve Smallshaw tells us, the case could result in another legal challenge to the city's protest ordinance.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It all started]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 9; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Payden-Travers/Lynchburg Peace Education Center; :32]
[SUPER=04-November 1997; :44]
[SUPER=01-David Baugh/Defense Attorney; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Walter Erwin/Lynchburg City Attorney; 1:16]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]

(( It all started last month, when members of the Lynchburg Peace Education Center were silently protesting the U-S bombing in Afghanistan.
They'd been there every Friday since the bombing began, but on November 9th, the police showed up.
[natsot 18:22:24]

((HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY TOLD THAT IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN FOUR YOU HAVE TO HAVE A PERMIT, ALL OF YOU WILL BE CITED FOR UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY.))
[RUNS= 10]


Major Jack Lewis told the group they were violating a city law which requires groups of five or more to get a permit before holding a public protest.
[SOT 14:05:10]

((JACK PAYDEN-TRAVERS/L'BURG PEACE EDUCATION CENTER: I THINK IT'S PLAIN AND SIMPLE. MAJOR LEWIS IS UPSET WITH OUR MESSAGE AND HE WANTS TO CENSOR THAT MESSAGE, AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO ALLOW IT TO BE CENSORED.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=to be censored.]


It's the same argument made by anti-abortion protesters Flip Benham and John Reyes who were arrested at E.C. Glass High School in 1997.
[natsot 1997 tape]

((AND IF THE POLICE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHO IT IS, HERE HE IS, JOHN REYES..))
[RUNS= 04]


Both served time for trespassing, but the city dropped the protest charges and instead amended the law.. requiring a permit for FIVE or more people instead of just three.
Opponents say ANY number is unconstitutional.
[SOT 14:00:36]

((DAVID BAUGH/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES PROTECTS ALL SPEECH BUT IT'S THE KIND OF SPEECH THAT PEOPLE DON'T WANT TO HEAR THAT NORMALLY TESTS IT.))
[RUNS= 07]
[OUT Q=tests it.]
[SOT 12:08:48]

((WALTER ERWIN/LYNCHBURG CITY ATTORNEY: AS FAR AS WE KNOW OUR ORDINANCE IS CONSTITUTIONAL, HOWEVER CERTAINLY IF ANYBODY HAS SOME SUGGESTIONS AS TO HOW WE CAN IMPROVE IT, WE'RE ALWAYS WILLING TO CONSIDER THAT.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=to consider that.]


Payden-Travers was fined 50 dollars, but is appealing his conviction.
His attorney says their goal is to have the permit law taken off the books.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=NONE]


Paying for education... in the middle of a budget crunch.
Still ahead... how school administrators and lawmakers plan to do it.
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[VO-NAT]


And one area bank is combining Christmas and Country.
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[Henry-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC1:46:01]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Henry County finds itself 285 thousand dollars short with five months left in its fiscal year.
The Board of Supervisors today found a way to come up with money... but the end result won't be pretty.
As Jennifer Miele reports, money may be moving out, but two new supervisors are moving in.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Henry County is]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; 00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Seidle/Board Chairman; :10 QUICK!]
[SUPER=01-David Davis/Supervisor-Elect; :40]
[SUPER=01-Jim Adams/Supervisor-Elect; :57]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=JM News 7.]

(( Henry County is a quarter of a million bucks in the hole.
Money from the general fund will have to cover it for now. But that money is drying up quickly.
[SOT]

((WE ALWAYS OPERATE TIGHT, BUT IT'S SQUEAKY NOW, IT'S VERY TIGHT.)) [RUNS05]
Left to deal with the economic woes are two new young guns ready to fire come January -- David Davis and Jim Adams.
Davis spends his days at Bassett Furniture as Assistant Director of Engineering.
Adams will double as a yarn procurement manager at V-F Imagewar until the plant closes next summer.
Neither has job security -- that's why both want to play a part in decision making.
[SOT]

((DAVID DAVIS: HENRY COUNTY WILL BOUNCE BACK I BELIEVE THAT. I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT, AND I'M HAPPY TO HAVE A LOT OF INPUT.)) [RUNS06]
The 285 thousand dollar budget deficit doesn't include the 425 thousand dollar school board deficit.
Adams says it's time to tighten the belt.
[SOT]

((JIM ADAMS: HOW TO DETERMINE WHAT MONEY IS SPENT FIND PROGRAMS THAT NEED ADJUSTMENTS, I THINK WE ALL COULD SEE THAT COMING.)) [RUNS09]
[SOT]

((JENNIFER MIELE/REPORTING: WHAT NOBODY COULD HAVE SEEN COMING IS LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE SEARCHING FOR A JOB RIGHT NOW... AND IF YOU ARE USING THE INTERNET TO DO THAT, YOU PROBABLY WON'T HAVE MUCH LUCK BECAUE THERE ARE VERY FEW JOBS LISTED FOR THE ENTIRE REGION. THAT'S WHY EVERY MEMBER OF THE BOARD PLANS TO DEVOTE MORE TIME TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. JM NEWS 7. )) [RUNS19]))

[School-Board]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC57:11]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Virginia's schools are also facing a budget crunch A recent study says the state isn't paying what it should be to help schools reach the standards of quality.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The study by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission was discussed this afternoon at a meeting of Roanoke City, Roanoke County and Botetourt County school board members and several local lawmakers. At issue was the lack of money schools need to function at their best.
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[SOT 19:29-19:39]
[IN Q=That study has revealed that the...]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SUPERINTENDENT: THAT STUDY HAS REVEALED THAT THE STANDARDS OF QUALITY ARE NOT FULLY FUNDED. THAT'S NOT NEWS BECAUSE WE'VE KNOWN THAT FOR SOME TIME.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 22:55-23:09]

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/(R) HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER: IT'S A BLUEPRINT FOR US TO WORK ON IT OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL YEARS. THIS YEAR'S PROBABLY NOT A YEAR WE CAN RECTIFY THAT SITUATION BUT I AM HOPEFUL OVE RTHE NEXT 3, 4, 5 YEARS THAT WE CAN PUT A TREMENDOUS EFFORT INTO MAKING SURE WE FULLY FUND THE STANDARDS OF QUALITY.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke Superintendent;]
[SUPER=01-Del. Morgan Griffith/(R) House Majority Leader;]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=fully fund the standards of quality.]
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[ANCHOR=Shan]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

The meeting was the first of its kind designed to increase lawmakers' awareness of the funding needs of local schools.


[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Stocks went into retreat a day ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting on interest rates. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/128.01/9921.45/y/29.14/1992.12;]


The DOW dropped 128 points.
NASDAQ fell 29.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=274-i/1.22/63.03/i/0.60/65.02/h/0.45/48.31/i/0.16/31.34/i/1.07/54.27;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]


[Neuhs]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-21 TC26:11]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A man accused of hiring a hit man to kill his wife entered a guilty plea in Franklin County in connection with the case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

Roanoke businessman David John (News) Neuhs plead guilty today to a charge of interference with a witness. His 12 month sentence was suspended on the condition that Neuhs have no contact with his wife... Neuhs is only allowed in Franklin County to visit his parents.. The murder for hire plot was foiled in April, when the alleged hit man's fianc´┐Ż told Neuhs' wife about it.
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[FVB-Tree]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tsa]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC1:55:21]
[GRAPHIC=Christmas]


One local bank is combining a holiday tradition with a patriotic gesture.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This tree at First Virginia Bank on Jefferson Street is decorated with patriotic ornaments, ribbons, even military figurines, along with traditional holiday fare.
Hats belonging to Roanoke Police and Fire personnel are an added display.
Bank workers say they wanted to decorate their branch for the holidays, while showing support for the armed forces.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=When any one]

((AMY CHERNAULT/BRANCH MANAGER; WHEN ANY ONE OF OUR CUSTOMERS CAME IN THEY LOOKED TO SEE WHAT WE ADDED AND EVERY DAY IT WAS SOMETHING THEY WERE PROUD OF.))
[SUPER=01-Amy Chernault/Branch Manager]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=they were proud of.]
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[VO-NAT]


To show their appreciation for the tree, members of the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force presented bank C-E-O Charles Robbins with hats from their respective military branches.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on the Big 7, the Stagg Bowl is sold out. The Tech 2001 report is set to wrap up a season. The Civitan Club passes out more than fruitcakes.
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[VO-NAT]

And VMI officially, accepts an invite to the join the Big South.
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[S-Tech2001]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-114 1042TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH 2001]


This morning we close out a season's worth of Tech 2001 reports with some coaching news, some Stagg Bowl ties and a Gator Bowl guide.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=03-Bridgewater; :23]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Coached with Clark at Murray St. & VT; :40]
[SUPER=01-Bob Smith/Gator Bowl Vice-Chairman; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:53]
[OUT Q=...academic all-american."]
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(( Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Rickey Bustle is still in the running to become the new head coach at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Two other candidates have withdrawn from consideration leaving Bustle and Temple coach Bobby Wallace in the hunt. A source tells us Bustle has been offered the position, but has not decided whether to accept it. One of Frank Beamer's former coaches continues to make a name for himself in the division three ranks. Mike Clark - whose ties with frank Beamer go way back to their days at Murray State, now has his Bridgewater College Eagles in this week's Stagg Bowl. Just four years ago Bridgewater was 0-and-10 now the Eagles are 12-and-0. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) Clark's Eagles beat Rowan on the final play of the game this past Saturday to keep their national title hopes alive. Clark has modeling the Eagles program after Tech's, but Frank knows it's Clark-Ball and not Beamer-Ball that's being played in Bridgewater. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) Tickets for Beamer's Bowl - the Gator Bowl on January 1st against Florida State continue the be hot items. Tech already has sold all 12 thousand 500 of its allotted tickets. Two thousand more have been sold and Tech should again easily top the 15 thousand mark in sales. ((BOB SMITH:)) And finally, we close this final Tech 2001 Report of the year with Andre Davis. The Tech senior has been named a first team academic all-American.))

[S-VMI]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP_103 1:39:30]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


VMI's partnership with the Southern Conference began in 1924. Today, the Keydet family announced it's divorce from the Southern and it's pending marriage to the Big South.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]


The VMI family gathered in Lexington to announce the move, one particularly appealing to the Big South as it prepares to add football.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kyle Kallander/Big South Commissioner; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donny White/VMI Athletic Director; :11]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=....that's great"]
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[S-Civitan]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-108 3721]
[GRAPHIC=civitan]


The Civitan Club of Roanoke handed out its annual sportsmanship award this afternoon at the Patrick Henry Hotel.

The Blacksburg Indians - one of the Blue Ridge district's top team this past season, was recognized today for the way it carried itself throughout the year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I THINK IT'S...]
[SUPER=01-Dave Crist/Blacksburg Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jermaine Rogers/Blacksburg Senior; :20]
[SUPER=01-Brett Smith/Blacksburg Senior; :28]
[RUNS=:37]
[OUT Q=...GOOD SPORTS ABOUT IT."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]
[super=03-Roanoke; :00]

The Civitan Club also awarded a $500 scholarship today to Blacksburg wide receiver Scott Sterrett.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I was...]
[SUPER=01-Scott Sterrett/Civitan Scholarship Recipient; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Craig/Civitan Club President; :08]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=....THOSE DESERVING."]
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[S-Stagg]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-101 15159TC]
[GRAPHIC=STAGG BOWL]


This coming Saturday night's Stagg Bowl in Salem is completely SOLD OUT!
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bridgewater/Last Saturday;:00]

Thanks to Bridgewater College's win over Rowan last Saturday at Jopson Field the Stagg Party has some local flavor in the form of the Eagles. So much so that Civic Center director Carey Harveycutter says Saturday night's game is sold out. The Civic Center is out of tickets and Bridgewater College sold all 1850 of its tickets in four hours. (------------) Salem is considering selling spots on the endzone hill. That will be decided later in the week.