[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ENG#=1]


Coming up on News 7-
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Too many drugs.. too much violence. Now people in one neighborhood want something done.
A five vehicle pileup on 81- backs up traffic.
Plus it's not diet coke and it's not regular coke. We'll tell you what it is.
(------------)
[Talent=Jean]


And why lowering calories could lengthen your life.
News 7 is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=VidOpen]



[ENG#=2]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Residents in one Roanoke neighborhood say they're living in fear and tonight they asked the city for help.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 52:13]
[IN Q=This neighborhood has]

((RAY HIGGINS/FAITH WORKS IN ROANOKE VALLEY: THIS NEIGHBORHOOD HAS BEEN FORGOTTEN IN ROANOKE. IT HAS NO NAME. NO ONE KNOW WHERE IT'S AT. THERE IS JUST TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF SUFFERING HERE.))
[Runs=06]
[OUT Q=amount of suffering here]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



[NW-Neighborhood]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-15 TC25:34]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 @ 11]


Drug dealing and drive by shootings? Some in Northwest Roanoke say it happens all the time.
They're fed up and now they want to the city to do something about it. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod went to a meeting tonight on the issue. So Justin what exactly do residents want?
Jean, for one they would like some peace and quiet.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


To achieve it, they're asking the city to step up enforcement and make improvements to the area.
They say it will be a giant step in their efforts to take back the neigborhood.
[ENG#=3]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Belinda English/Northwest Roanoke Resident; :12]
[SUPER=01-Ray Higgins/Faith Works in Roanoke Valley; :39]
[SUPER=01-Joe Gaskins/Roanoke Police Chief; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=LIKE TO WAIT AND SEE]

((((NAT SOUND OF POLICE SIRENS))
The sounds of sirens are quite common here in Northwest Roanoke.
Residents say when the sun goes down, the crime rate goes up.
[SOT 1:08:44]
[IN Q=I know one]

((BELINDA ENGLISH/NORTHWEST ROANOKE RESIDENT: I KNOW ONE PERSON THAT LIVES OVER THERE SHE WAS SAYING IT IS AWFUL, THAT THEY CAN'T SIT ON THE PORCH BECAUSE THEIR SCARED OF GETTING SHOT.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=of getting shot]


Those fears are valid.
The latest statistics from the Roanoke Police Department show that for the last week in March there were 32 major incidents citywide, 41-percent were in Northwest.
A group made up of area churches says the problem is especially bad on Hanover Avenue near Lucy Addison Middle School.
[SOT 52:35]
[IN Q=There's been a drive]

((RAY HIGGINS/FAITH WORKS ROANOKE VALLEY: THERE'S BEEN A DRIVE BY SHOOTING SOME YEARS AGO HERE WHERE THEY SHOT UP THE BUILDING, SHOT UP A GUY.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=shot up a guy]


That happened here in front of St. Gerard's Church.
Tuesday night the church hosted a community meeting where concerned residents asked city leaders for help.
They want the sidewalks repaired and more lights put up.
They want increased bike patrols in the area and for the city to shut down a notorius drug house.
[SOT 1:10:35]
[IN Q=I am aware]

((JOE GASKINS/ROANOKE POLICE CHIEF: I AM AWARE OF A PARTICULAR RESIDENCE IN THIS AREA WHERE WE HAVE EXECUTED TWO SEARCH WARRANTS IN WHETHER THEY ARE STILL DEALING DRUGS I DON'T KNOW BUT WE WILL CERTAINLY FIND OUT.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=certainly find out]


Those who hear these promises are hopeful but skeptical.
[SOT 1:08:07]
[IN Q=I think now]

((BELINDA ENGLISH/NORTHWEST ROANOKE RESIDENT: I THINK NOW WITH US GOING INTO ELECTIONS THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE GOING TO MAKE A LOT OF PROMISES BUT I'D LIKE TO WAIT AND SEE.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=LIKE TO WAIT AND SEE]))
(-------------)
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


She'll have to wait until at least this summer.
City leaders say no improvements can be made until after the new fiscal year begins which is July first.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Jean, they plan to meet with the neigborhood again in October for a progress report.

[81-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-16 TC07:32]
[GRAPHIC=I-81]
[ENG#=4]


A five vehicle accident on Interstate 81 this evening caused just minor damage and no injuries.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


But it caused major headaches for drivers.
The southbound lanes of the interstate were blocked near the "Roanoke-Montgomery County" line for about an hour and a half.
Traffic finally started moving about seven tonight.
State police say a car hydroplaned and skidded off the highway. That led to a chain-reaction crash that damaged three tractor trailers and another car.
(------------)


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[County-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-18 TC01:48]
[GRAPHIC=]



[ENG#=1]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Roanoke County Police say drivers trying to avoid the traffic jam on I-81 caused another accident on West Main Street that sent two cars into a house.
Officers say the driver of the van pulled out in front of the SUV and both vehicles ended up in the yard of a home.
No one was injured.
(------------)



[School-Info]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Water problems mean a delay for one area school.
(XXXXXX)

[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS]
Seneca Trail Christian Academy will open two hours late tomorrow because of the trouble.
(-------------)



[Columbine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


A painful anniversary was marked tonight in Colorado.
Hundreds gathered for an anniversary memorial to recall the worst school massacre in U-S history.
Dave Browde (Bro-dee) has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO; :00]
[SUPER=01-Anne Marie Hochhalter/Columbine Victim; :14]
[SUPER=01-Dave Browde/Reporting; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=DAVE BROWDE, CBS NEWS]

((FIVE YEARS AFTER THE WORST SCHOOL SHOOTING IN THE NATION'S HISTORY, FORMER COLUMBINE STUDENTS - SOME STILL BEARING SCARS - REMEMBERED THE MOMENT EVERYTHING CHANGED.
(SOT)

FAMILIES OF LITTLETON COLORADO GATHERED FOR A MEMORIAL AND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL -- MARKING THE SOMBER ANNIVERSARY OF THE COLUMBINE MASSACRE. ONE BY ONE, COLUMBINE'S LONGTIME PRINCIPAL READ THE NAMES OF 12 STUDENTS AND A TEACHER WHO DIED...
(NAT)

AND OFFERED WORDS OF COMFORT.
(SOT)

ALTHOUGH TIME HAS PASSED, THE IMAGES ARE STILL VIVID. MORE THAN A THOUSAND TERRIFIED STUDENTS ... HUNDREDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS...AND THE FACES OF TWO CLASSMATES DETERMINED TO CARRY OUT A BLOODY RAMPAGE. 18-YEAR OLD ERIC HARRIS AND 17-YEAR OLD DYLAN KLEBOLD STORMED INTO COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL, AND FIRED OFF MORE THAN 200 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION ON THEIR MURDEROUS SPREE - WHICH ONLY ENDED WHEN THEY TOOK THEIR OWN LIVES.
(NAT)

SINCE THEN, THE SCHOOL BUILDING HAS BEEN RENOVATED ... AND THE STUDENTS THEN IN ATTENDANCE HAVE GRADUATED. BUT - THEY SAY - THE HORRIBLE MEMORIES WILL NEVER FADE.
(SOT)

TUESDAY NIGHT'S REMEMBRANCE ENDED WITH HUGS AND TEARS -- BUT MOST OF ALL HOPE. THAT'S WHAT COLUMBINE TEACHES US ALL DAVE BROWDE, CBS NEWS.))

[Monty-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Montgomery County will pass a tax increase, the question is-- how much? The board is looking at four real estate tax hike options including a five cent increase which would create a 450-thousand dollar budget surplus. A four cent hike would roughly balance the budget. The board will vote on Monday.

[Pulaski-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-14 TC18:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

Meanwhile, Pulaski is the latest to try and pack more into its budget with a cigarette tax increase.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski]

The town is now considering raising the tax to 15 cents a pack, a five cent increase. Radford is also looking at a similar cigarette tax. Town Managers say the increases may not be necessary, it just depends on what Richmond finally does with its budtget.

(------------)



[Sewer-Grant]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-08 TC1:31:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Pulaski County is celebrating Earth Day with a new sewer system.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]

240-households in the Rolling Hills, Vista and Orchard Subdivisions are finally getting a sewer line. Many folks in these neighborhoods have been relying on Septic systems that are starting to fail and pollute the environment. The U-S Department of Agriculture is giving the county 1.8 million dollars in loans and grants for the system.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT: 9:51:00 ]
[IN Q=It would be]

((NANCY VOROYKA: IT WOULD BE GREAT BECAUSE I'VE HAD TROUBLE WITH MY SEPTIC TANK. I'VE EVEN HAD TO JERK MY RUG UP OUT OF BATHROOM BECAUSE IT WAS RUINED.))
[SUPER=01-Nancy Voroyka/Pulaski Co. Resident;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=it was ruined.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Supervisors say the new system will not only clean-up the environment, it will also raise property values. Construction is expected to start next March. The project should be finished by August 2005.
(------------)



[Roanoke-Award]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sra]
[TAPE#=04-13 TC24:40]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=1]


It's considered a small city.
But today, Roanoke was recognized as an intriguing mix of "big city" and urban village.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


Roanoke was honored today as one of the nation's most livable communities.
Mayor Ralph Smith traveled to the nation's capital to accept the award from the non-profit group Partners for Livable Communities.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT14:41:45]
[IN Q=]

((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: FROM BIO-MEDICAL TO BACKPACKING, FROM DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY, TO TROUT-FISHING, ROANOKE IS TRULY A FANTASTIC CITY.))
[SUPER=@smith]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=a Fantastic City]
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Roanoke was actually one of five small cities in the nation to receive the honor.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=V10]


The governor says he's just closing a loophole. But some say it could close the door on hundreds of area jobs.
Details are still ahead on News 7.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Plus Saddam Hussein will go on trial. FInd out who will decide his fate next.
(-------------)



[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]



[ENG#=2]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=The Big 7.]

(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as rain again dampens an evening Avalanche outing. UVa's starter Derrick Byars leaves the team to seek a transfer. Georgetown hires John Thompson's son to coach the team. Lebron garners the rookie of the year honor. And Elliott Sadler steps up a good cause and a local family tonight on the Big 7.))
[Saddam]

(MINI OPEN)



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Saddam Hussein]
[ENG#=1]


A tribunal is now in place that will try Saddam Hussein-
A lawyer educated in the U-S will lead the group.
(----------)

[vo-nat]
[Super=04-File Tape;]


Iraqi leaders have named the tribunal that includes seven judges and four prosecutors.
The tribunal has a 75 million dollar budget- It will also prosecute any members of Saddam's regime who are charged.
(------------)



[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=2]


In Iraq- another soldier has died- becoming the 100th to die there in just three weeks.
(----------)

[Vo-Nat 19]
This as word that three bodies found in Iraq are those of American Halliburton workers.
Contractor worker Thomas Hammill is still unaccounted for.
[Super=03-Fallujah, Iraq;]


And in Fallujah a "day old" truce allowed grieving families back in-
Marines there agreed to a cease fire if insurgents give up their heavy weapons.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

((DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY: THE DIFFICULTY WITH THESE DISCUSSIONS AS I UNDERSTAND THEM IS THAT THE PEOPLE WHO ARE CAUSING THE TROUBLE AREN'T PART OF THE DISCUSSIONS.))
[SUPER=@Rumsfeld;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=of the discussions.]
(--------------)
[VO-NAT 08 plus pad]


Spain is pulling its troops out of Iraq and tonight the Dominican Republic said it will withdraw its 300 troops in Iraq.
(-----------)



[Tobacco-bill]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=04-11 TC45:04]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]
[ENG#=3]

Governor Warner says he is closing a loophole but some Southside legislators say he is shutting down farms and businesses.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Governor Warner has amended a bill, he says, to allow Virginia to receive its full share from the tobacco settlement fund.
He says 25 states have passed similar legislation.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ::]
[IN Q=THOSE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT DOLLARS ARE CRITICAL]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: THOSE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT DOLLARS ARE CRITICAL TO SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA'S FUTURE. I SIMPLY THINK VIRGINIA SHOULD JOIN THE MAJORITY OF STATES WHO WANT MORE OF A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; :]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=WANT MORE OF A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Delegate Clark Hogan says Warner's amendment will put the state's independent cigarette manufacturers out of business AND cost Southside Virginia over 500 jobs.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:09:10]
[IN Q=WHAT THIS AMENDMENT DOES]

((DELEGATE CLARK HOGAN/R-HALIFAX CO.: WHAT THIS AMENDMENT DOES AS IT STANDS IS SHIP THESE 4-5 HUNDRED JOBS IN RURAL VIRGINIA OFFSHORE. IT WON'T KEEP CHEAP CIGARETTES OFF THE MARKET BUT GUARANTEE THEY'LL BE MADE BY FOREIGN COUNTRIES WITH FOREIGN TOBACCO.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Clark Hogan/(R) Halifax Co.; :]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=FOREIGN COUNTRIES WITH FOREIGN TOBACCO.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Legislators will vote on the change tomorrow during the General Assembly's veto session.
(------------)



[Henry-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=cja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A North Carolina man is behind bars in Henry county after allegedly running from police in three DIFFERENT vehicles this morning.
(XXXXXX)

[TAKE DOSS FULL SCREEN]
Police say 25-year-old Jason William Doss of Walnut Cove, North Carolina, fled after breaking into Riverside Tire on Route 220 South.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Deputies chased Doss until he abandoned his vehicle and stole another.
Police say Doss then tried to escape on a stolen four-wheeler, but didn't get far after crashing into a chain link fence on Matrimony Creek Road.
Doss is also the suspect in a number of similar break ins over the past few days.

[ABB-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A South Boston plant is expanding and creating 25 new jobs.
A-B-B Incorporated is spending three-million dollars to expand its transformer manufacturing facility.
South Boston beat out locations in Oregon and China for the project.

[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=V10]


Still ahead on News 7, why hundreds of anglers are hoping to reel in big bucks on an area lake.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Plus how soda makers hope to quench demand for something in between diet and regular colas.
(----------------)


[Commercial]

[Restrict-Calories]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


A low calorie diet has long been the most obvious way to lose weight, and now, researchers think cutting calories may help you live longer.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

New research out of Washington University shows people who drastically reduce the number of calories eaten actually reduce their risk of heart disease and diabetes.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT :12]
[IN Q=I THINK ONE WOULD ]

((DR. STUART SEIDES/CARDIOLOGIST--I THINK ONE WOULD BET IF ONE HAD TO BET THAT THESE FOLKS WOULD LIVE LONGER, IT'S CERTAINLY NOT PROVEN BY THIS STUDY))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Stuart Seides/Cardiologist;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=BY THIS STUDY]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

But researchers did find that some people who had been eating a diet of only 11-hundred calories a day, compared to those eating an average amount, had more of the GOOD and less of the BAD cholesterol. The heart benefit has been seen in real life. After World War Two, food shortages in some countries led to a drop in death rates from heart disease. Although experts can't explain why drastic calorie reduction has these benifits, they say it should be done under the supervision of a nutritionist.
(------------)



[Coca-Cola]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


It's not diet soda and it's not regular either. It's right in the middle.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Both Coke and Pepsi are launching Mid-calorie colas this summer.
Coke's version is called C-2 and is set to debut in July.
Pepsi Edge is also likely to be launched sometime this summer.
The soft drinks claim to have half the sugar, calories and carbohydrates of the regular versions.
Pepsi says about 60 million people are "dual users" drinking both diet and regular colas-
(------------)



[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA & sp-169 10232tc]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=V10]

Byars leaves the UVa basketball program. The Hoyas hire John Thompson - the Avs try to wait out the rain tonight, and Steve Mason tells us how Elliott Sadler is raising the bar for a certain cause. But first tonight's Extra Point -
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

Lebron James beat out Carmelo Anthony for the NBA rookie of the year award today. In the battle of 19 year olds - James got 78 first place votes while Anthony picked up the other 40. James joins Michael Jordan and the Big O - as being the only players to average more than 20 points, five rebounds and five assists as a rookie.
(------------)

[go to scores] [GO TO SCORES]
[SUPER=#556;]
[SUPER=x5011;]
[SUPER=0093-/Frederick/4//Salem/8/8//j/Lynchburg/3//Potomac/1///;]
[SUPER=x5012;]
[SUPER=0095-/Virginia Tech/2/j/Radford/5///;]
[SUPER=x5010;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Boston/4//Toronto/2///j/Baltimore/9//Tampa Bay/1///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0091-/New York/8//Chicago/5/5//j/Kansas City/15//Cleveland/5///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/Chicago/9//Pittsburgh/1///j/Cincinnati/3//Atlanta/2///;]
[SUPER=x5028;]
[SUPER=0096-j/New Jersey/99//New York/81///j/Indiana/103//Boston/90///;]
[SUPER=x5031;]
[SUPER=0103-/Ottawa/1/j/Toronto/4//Leafs Win Series 4-to-3/;]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUTCUE=last score."]
(------------------)



[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-173 507TC]
[GRAPHIC=AVS]
[ENG#=1]


The Salem Avalanche played in the afternoon yesterday when a couple of thousand folks wanted to see them play at night. This evening they were under the light, but
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Keys vs. Avalanche; :00]

they also were under umbrellas and on top of the tarp. Rain hit the area around 5pm and dropped a quarter of an inch in the valley. The tarp finally came off the field around 8:15pm, and the game didn't start until 8:45. The Keys didn't waste any time getting on the board. Doug Gredvig will hit one onto the wet grass in left field.
[super=37-Frederick/4/Salem/8/8th Inning;]

B.J. Littleton will score from third on the play. Frederick trails it 8 to 4 in 8th. The two teams play tomorrow night at 7.
(------------)



[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-171 4515TC]
[GRAPHIC=nhl]
[ENG#=2]


Another game seven in an NHL playoff series tonight as Ottawa hosted the Toronto Maple Leafs.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada/NHL; :00]

This was had all of the excitement of a Stanley Cup final - and the Leafs stepped up and played like it was just that by taking care of business early. Toronto jumped out to a 3-to-nothing on the strength of two Joe
[SUPER=31-Ottawa/1/Toronto/4/Leafs Win Series 4-to-3;]

Nieuwendyk goals and held on for the 4-to-1 win. The Leafs advance to meet the Flyers in round two.
(------------)



[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-162 20215TC]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]
[ENG#=3]


Ever since Pete Gillen job was spared at UVa he promised to look at the program from top of bottom. Since then one of his assistant coach has left town, and now one of his starters has decided to transfer.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Last Season; :00]

Derrick Byars, who started 18 games and played in all 31 this past season has asked for and received his immediate release from the team. The six-seven Byars averaged eight points a game and hit 40 percent of his three pointers. Byars is a rising junior from Memphis who played in 62 games in his UVa career. He plans to stay in school and finish out this semester. At this time it's unclear where he's headed.
(------------)



[S-Hoyas]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-168 4500TC]
[GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]
[ENG#=4]


The Georgetown Hoyas dipped into their past in an attempt to rebuild for the future today as the school hired John Thompson the Third to be the next head coach of the men's basketball program.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I'M EXTREMELY...]
[SUPER=01-John Thompson III/New Georgetown Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...that Georgetown is."]
(-----------)

[VO NAT CON'T]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00]

He's now 38 years old and he says he is not concerned about the pressure that goes along with his dad's legacy.
(------------)



[S-Sadler]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-167 1:03:18]
[GRAPHIC=Sadler]
[ENG#=2]


Elliott Sadler is off to a hot start this racing season in the M&M Ford.
But the Emporia is also driven more than ever these days to help others to fight autism. Steve Mason tells us how his efforts are hitting close to home.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Elliott Sadler/1 Win, 4 Top 10 Finishes This Season; :18]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :38]
[SUPER=01-Chad Durham/Durham Imaging & Design; :47]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:43]
[RUNS=2:03]
[OUT Q=...News 7 sports"]
(-------------------)


((At the recent Salem Civic center Kyle Petty victory junction gang fund raiser Sadler met Roanoke based graphics arts designer Chad Durham and his autistic son Jackson. Durham learned quickly about Sadlers personal passion to fight autism. ((:)) Sadler autographed Durham's autism designed poster, which will be on display at Lynn Adam's Radford University Center for Autism. Chad, with support form stars like Sadler, hopes to raise some of the 60 thousand dollars needed to keep the Radford autism program alive. ((:)) Through Adams diagnosis, Durham and his wife Aileen discovered Jackson's regressive type autism when he was 2 and a half. Cases like Jackson's are on the rise in Virginia, making Sadler's involvement even more important.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:MAY 25TH SADLER JOINS UP WITH DALE JARRETT, KYLE PETTY, JIMMIE JOHNSON, TONY STEWART MICHAEL AND DARRELL WALTRIP AN OTHER NASCAR STARS AT THE NASCAR SPEED PARK IN CONCORD NORTH CAROLINA FOR ELLIOTT'S RACE FOR HOPE. FOR 15 TO 70 DOLLARS FANS CAN GET AUTOGRAPHS AND EVEN HAVE DINNER WITH THE DRIVERS. ALL OF THE PROCEEDS GO TO HELP AUTISTIC KIDS LIKE JACKSON DURHAM ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS. ))

[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Bass-Tournament]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-05 TC`:43:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Officials at Smith Mountain Lake say it's their biggest catch yet.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

Today they announced the Lake will be the site of this year's Citgo-Bassmaster Open Tournament.
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The tournament is one of the largest fishing events in the country, with about 350-anglers, both amateur and professional. Officials say getting an event of such measure says a lot about the Lake.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 4520]
[IN Q=when they]

((VICKI GARDNER/SML CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; WHEN THEY CAME DOWN THEY SENT THEIR REPRESENTATIVE TO SCOPE OUT OUR AREA, THEY TOOK ONE LOOK AND I COULD JUST SEE BY THE LOOK ON HIS FACE IT WAS A DONE DEAL, THEY LOVED WHAT THEY SAW.))
[SUPER=01-Vicki Gardner/SML Chamber of Commerce; ]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=what they saw]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The tournament runs October Eleventh through the 14th. Officials say the event will generate an estimated one-point-eight million dollars for the area, and possibly lead to even more events like it in the future. (------------)