02/21/07

News 7 at Eleven


HEADLINE #1 HEADLINE #1 (:01 of head pad)



CAPTION: Startz Plea

Natasha Cart: He's already plead guilty
-- but surfing the web led to a change
of heart.


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HEADLINE #2 HEADLINE #2



CAPTION: Cloudy Tonight


Robin Standup: We expect temperatures
to remain mild this evening but there
may be light precipitation for some.


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HEADLINE #3 HEADLINE #3



CAPTION: Washburn Case

Natasha Cart: The D-N-A results from a
Clifton Forge rape case are back.


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HEADLINE #4 HEADLINE #4



CAPTION: Latest in Logos

Justin Standup:



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<< *CG standup Natasha Ryan
nryan@wdbj7.com


*CG 304


*CG standup Mike Stevens >>
mstevens@wdbj7.com
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GRAPHIC=News-7 at 11 Good evening I'm Natasha


Ryan.
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GRAPHIC=WASHBURN, MICHAEL ANDREW D-N-A results from a Clifton


Forge rape case are in.

And the tests appear to implicate
the suspect.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT The report from the crime lab


says: "Andrew Michael Washburn CANNOT
be eliminated as a contributor..." from
the D-N-A profiles taken from the
victim.

The report also indicates the
probability of picking out someone
UNrelated *CG locator Clifton Forge to the case who happens to have the January 25 same D-N-A is greater than one in six
and a half billion.

Experts won't say whether the
D-N-A belongs to Washburn, but another
local commonwealth's attorney says...
"that means it's him."


Since Washburn's arrest, his
family has predicted the D-N-A results
would clear him.

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GRAPHIC=HOLD Deborah Caldwell Bono, Washburn's


attorney, says she plans to seek
independent analysis.
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NATASHA on INET NATASHA ON INET

If you're interested in reading
the full report -- just log onto
WDBJ7.com
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GRAPHIC=LEGAL SCALES And in the case of the man


accused of murdering his ex girlfriend
at a Walmart....

He's already plead guilty -- now
he says anti-depressants made him do it
and he wants ANOTHER chance to prove

it.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT Rodney Startz was in court today


to try and take back his guilty plea to
the first degree murder of
ex-girlfriend Donna Angelo.

Police say Startz walked into the
Fairlawn Walmart last year and shot her
in the head.

He now says he stopped taking the
drug Lexapro, shortly before the
shooting and the side effects are what
drove him to murder.

Startz says new studies he found
on line about anti-depressants made him
want to change his plea.

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INQ=IF I'D OF HAD




*CG 2line Rodney Startz
Defendant
:00


*CG 2line Phyllis Long
Angelo's Friend **RODNEY STARTZ: IF I'D OF HAD THIS :14 INFORMATION I NEVER WOULD OF PLEADED
GUILTY. I'M SORRY FOR THE TRAGEDY, BUT
TWO WRONGS DON'T MAKE A RIGHT HERE. I

WANT OTHER PEOPLE TO BE AWARE OF WHAT
CAN HAPPEN I WASN'T AWARE OF IT.

**PHYLLIS LONG: THAT WAS A SHOW. THAT
WAS GRASPING AT STRAWS. THAT WAS TRYING
TO FIND SOME OTHER REASON OTHER THAN
WHAT HE REALLY DID TO HER TO BLAME.

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OQ=to blame.





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Long was so upset by his
testimony she had an outburst and had
to be escorted from the courtroom.

A judge will decide next Friday
whether Startz can withdraw his guilty
plea and start over.

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GRAPHIC=CRIME Deputies in Henry county have


arrested one person they think's
resonible for several break-ins and
church vandalism.

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18-year-old Eric Hale was taken
into custody after several homes and a
church were broken into early this
morning in the Figsboro area of the
county.

Vehicles were also tampered with,
and some coins were stolen from a car.

Hale's being held in the Henry
County jail without bond.

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Natasha tosses to Robin
The weather today featured a return of warmer weather as the early morning showers moved away. So Robin thought it was safe to return to the SkyTracker 7 Weather Deck since the ice has melted away.
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GRAPHIC=NONE Many of us like to curl up with a


good book in front of the fireplace and
drink a hot cup of coffee.

You'll soon be able to do all that in
one of the last places you'd expect.

DOUBLE BOXES=NATASHA/JUSTIN DOUBLE BOXES



News 7's Justin McLeod has the
details. So Justin where do I need to
go?

Natasha, would you believe it's the
library?

LIVE=JUSTIN FULL BAM LIVE FULL

LIBRARY SKETCH FS IN MONITOR


*cG STANDUP Justin McLeod

jmcleod@wdbj7.com There will soon be a new one in south
Roanoke County and it will be nothing
like your traditional library.

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INQ=


*CG locator Roanoke Co.
:00


*CG 2line Arnold Moan
Library Patron
:09
*CG 2line Diana Rosapepe
Library Director
:27
*CG 2line Diane Hyatt
County's Chief Financial Officer
:54
*CG 2line Paula Maczugowski
Library Patron
1:08

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OQ=REFLECT ALL OF THAT <<((NAT SOUND OF WOMAN SAYING AT


11:00:15 "YOU'RE BOOKS ARE DUE BACK ON
21ST))

The first thing you notice here at
Roanoke County's main library is that
it's cramped for space.

((NAT SOUND OF BEEPING))


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INQ=It's tight ARNOLD MOAN/LIBRARY PATRON: IT'S


TIGHT, IT'S CROWDED HERE. THEY HAVE A
LOT OF THINGS JAMMED IN HERE, IT'S TOO
MUCH.

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OQ=it's too much That's no exaggeration.



Outside, parking is limited and many
drivers have trouble getting back onto
419.

((NAT SOUND OF BEEPING))

Inside, the shelves are full to
capacity and there are not enough
computers.

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INQ=There's huge demand DIANA ROSAPEPE/LIBRARY DIRECTOR:


THERE'S HUGE DEMAND EVERYTIME WE SHUT
IT DOWN FOR A CLASS PEOPLE LINE UP
WAITING FOR A COMPUTER BECAUSE THERE
AREN'T ENOUGH ON THE FLOOR.

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OQ=on the floor ((NAT SOUND OF BEEPING))



Essentially, the library needs to
double in size and that will soon
happen.

The county is getting ready to build
a new modern facility here on Merriman
Road across from Penn Forest
Elementary.


The 15 million dollar facility, which
will look similar to this, is near
wetlands. The county sees that as an
asset rather than a obstacle.

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INQ=We're planning DIANNE HYATT/COUNTY'S CHIEF FINANCIAL


OFFICER: WE'RE PLANNING TO PUT IN
WALKING TRAILS, SOME OVERLOOKS, A
READING GARDEN.

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OQ=A READING GARDEN The inside will be even more


impressive. It will include
fireplaces, an auditorium, wireless
computer connections, and even an art
gallery.

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INQ=I'm looking forward PAULA MACZUGOWSKI/LIBRARY PATRON: I'M


LOOKING FORWARD TO IT. IT LOOKS REALLY
GREAT AND I'M HAPPY THEY'LL HAVE SOME
OTHER THINGS LIKE A COFFEE SHOP.

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OQ=like a coffee shop You heard right, a coffee shop.



((NAT SOUND OF BEEPING))

It's something library goers now
expect.

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INQ=It's a different world DIANA ROSAPEPE: IT'S A DIFFERENT WORLD


AND THIS NEW LIBRARY WILL REFLECT ALL
OF THAT.


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OQ=all of that



LIVE=JUSTIN FULL BAM LIVE FULL


LIBRARY SKETCH FS IN MONITOR The site is located in a flood plain
so the county plans to build the first
floor 16 feet above flood stage.

DOUBLE BOXES=JUSTIN/NATASHA DOUBLE BOXES



Natasha, construction could begin as
early as this October and should be
completed by 2009.

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GRAPHIC=RADFORD UNIVERSITY 7 months after becoming Radford


University's first ever provost, Ivelaw
Griffith has been reassigned.
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Griffith was hired over the
summer after a nationwide search by new
President Penny Kyle.

Rumors have been swirling for
weeks that Kyle asked Griffith to

resign.

According to a press release,
Griffith will now work as an
administrator in Academic Affairs.

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NATASHA ON CAM NATAHSA ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD Senior Vice Provost Dr. Wil


Stanton will serve as interim provost
until the university finishes a second
a nationwide search.
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GRAPHIC=CRIME A Vinton teenager says she was


rear-ended last week by an out-of-state
police officer.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Destinee Puckett says the man
pointed a gun at her as she maintained
the speed limit in the left lane on
I-81.

Officer Eric Cmeyla suh-MAYL-uh
is charged with brandishing a firearm
and following too close.

After the accident the two

vehicles pulled over on the shoulder of
the interstate.

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INQ=He came to




*CG 2line Destinee Puckett
Road Rage Victim HE CAME TO MY WINDOW, AND HE TAPPED ON
THE WINDOW WITH THE GUN AND SHOWED ME
HIS BADGE AND SAID, "'I'M A POLICE
OFFICER."

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OQ=a police officer





V/O VO-NAT



Puckett had called 9-1-1 and was
still on the phone. She related to the
dispatcher what Cmeyla said.

Puckett says he immediately
denied having threatened her.

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GRAPHIC=HOLD Cmeyla is a trainee on the


Greenville, South Carolina police
force...His phone in Williamston, South
Carolina has been disconnected, so
we've been unable to reach him for
comment.

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GRAPHIC=NONE High power bills are hitting area


residents right where it hurts.. in
their wallets.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.

For the first time since 1993-
Appalachian Power is raising its rates.

Dave Gibson just saw it for
himself.

Usually it costs him about
100-bucks to heat his home in Catawba,
but that amount has been steadily
climbing.

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INQ=Last month, it was up to...




*CG 2line Dave Gibson
Appalachian Power Customer 5:48:43.00

DAVE GIBSON, APPALACHIAN POWER
CUSTOMER: LAST MONTH, IT WAS UP TO - I

BELIEVE 258 -SO I SENT THAT IN.. AND I
WAS WONDERING, SINCE IT'S BEEN COLD,
WHAT THIS MONTH'S BILL WAS GOING TO BE
LIKE.. (58) I GOT THAT BILL THE OTHER
DAY AND IT JUST ABOUT FLOORED ME.. (00)

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OQ=... it just about floored me...





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The cost of Gibson's bill this
month?

More than 404-dollars.

In a letter to customers- the
company said it's due to several
reasons including the increased cost of
coal, construction of pollution control
measures, maintenance and new
facilities.

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GRAPHIC=NONE For another day, Britney Spears


headlines entertainment news after
spending one day in rehab and then

checking out...of course, all of this,
after her infamous weekend haircut....

One local teen has decided to shave
her head as well but she's doing it as
an act of kindness.....

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INQ=


*CG file FILE
00


*CG locator Roanoke
0:12


*CG 2line Jordan Romeo
Shaving Her Head for Charity
0:24
*CG 2linel Roanoke
October 2006
0:36
*CG 2line Marybeth Romeo
Jordan's Mom
1:00

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OQ=brings in. <<



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INQ= NAT SOUND OF BRIT COMING OUT OF



SALON...

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OQ= It was the footage seen 'round the


world and pretty much every moment
since....people have been analyzing
Britney, wondering why she would buzz
her locks....

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INQ= I DON'T THINK SHE'S ALL THERE



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OQ= So then why is this Patrick Henry


Junior following in her
footsteps???....charity...and p.s. she
was set to go bald way before Britney.

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INQ= 22:02:37-47 I PAUSED AT FIRST. BUT THEN


I THOUGHT, YOU KNOW WHAT, IT'S JUST
HAIR...SOME LITTLE KID WITH CANCER CAN
HAVE A WIG AND I CAN RAISE MONEY FOR
CANCER RESEARCH.

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OQ= We first introduced you to Jordan


Romeo when she co-founded Teens
Improving the Planet...a group
dedicated to improving the
environment.....and it seems once this
teen got a taste of making a difference
she just couldn't stop....

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INQ= 2:03:51-53 I JUST LIKE HELPING PEOPLE


AND I LIKE THE FEELING IT GIVES ME....

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OQ= A trait that runs in the


family....See, this idea came from
another one of Jordan's family members.

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INQ= 22:05:09-15 I'M DOING IT WITH MY 21


YEAR OLD SISTER, SHE'S RIGHT THERE, SHE
GOES TO UVA AND SHE'S THE ONE THAT TOLD
ME ABOUT IT.

22:07:57-01 I'M GOING TO HAVE TWO BALD
KIDS, I'VE NEVER HAD BALD CHILDREN, SHE
WAS EVEN BORN WITH HAIR.......

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But thier mother is very proud and
just one of the many supporting the
two. Jordan tells us her church and
history teacher are all matching some
of the money the fundraiser brings
in..>>




TAKE ST BALDRICK'S FS GFX TAKE FS GFX

The scissors will snip on March
23rd at O'Neill's Irish Pub in
Charlottesville. All money raised will
go towards to the St. Baldrick's
Foundation for cancer research.

TAKE I-NET TAKE INET

And for more information on the event
or how to make a donation, there's a
link, just go to WDBJ seven dot com and
click on websites in the news.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies are back
in stride on the A-C-C hardwood. The
story in Sports.

ENG#=2





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease WEBB WATCH

And Virginia's newest Junior
Senator does a little politicking down
in Radford. We'll see what he had to
say to workers at the arsenal coming

up.
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Police in Florida have their
hands full with car chases and sinking
cars.

ENG#=1





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease ROAD BLOCK

And drivers on Interstate 81 had
a tough time today -- how a truck wreck
forced commuters to take the LONG way
around coming up.
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INQ=HEY FOLKS..




*CG tease AHEAD IN SPORTS

< the News 7 Sports office as the Hokies
go to their high wire act tonight to
play with the Eagles as BC gets crushed
at the Cassell.

We'll also check highlights from
tonight's Region C girls semi-finals,
and head to Ferrum for this week's
edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly -
right here on the Big 7.>>



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OQ=...the big 7



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NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

GRAPHIC=1-81 Ax It took nearly all day long, but


the southbound and northbound lanes of
Interstate 81 are open.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Rockbridge Co.

Crews spent the day removing a
tractor trailer that went down an
enbankment near Natural Bridge.

It's cargo of liquid resin was
also tough to clean up.

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GRAPHIC=POLICE CHASE With a high speed chase and


rescuing a car from the water police in
Florida had their hands full today

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Broward County, FL

Police chased a stolen S-U-V that
side-swiped several cars in his path.

The S-U-V traveled only a couple

of blocks before slamming into a car at
an intersection.

Two of the three suspects were
caught.

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VO NAT


*CG locator Miami, FL

It was a different story in Miami
-- where the race was on to pull a
submerged car out of a canal

The white sedan was found
underwater in the canal around noon
today.

Police aren't releasing many
details about the case.
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NATASHA ON CAM NATASHA ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE The battle for the City of


Lynchburg to get state funds to help
fix its sewer problems may soon be
over.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Lynchburg
This Month The House of Delegates today
agreed to give the city more than two-
million dollars every year for ten
years.

The Senate is expected to do the
same.
*CG locator Roanoke Meanwhile both houses have passed
legislation banning 16 and 17- year
olds from using their cell phones while
driving-- that includes talking and
sending text messages.

Teen drivers could make a call in
the case of an emergency.
*CG file File Tape And, how should Virginia pay for
road improvements?

A handful of lawmakers from both
houses are working to hammer out a
compromise.

They're still stuck on whether or

not to use general funds.

The General Assembly session is
scheduled to wrap up on Saturday.

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GRAPHIC=WEBB, JIM U-S Senator Jim Webb made a stop


in the New River Valley today.

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*CG locator Radford
:00 He took a tour of the Radford
Army Ammunition Plant and got an update
on the work environment.

Later, Webb met with workers and
told them he has shot the type of ammo
that they make there while serving in
the military.

Webb also said domestic issues
and the Southwest part of the state are
very important to him.

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*CG 2line Jim Webb


(D) Virginia JIM WEBB, U.S. SENATOR


:00 06:00:14 I WANTED TO GET A STRONG
SIGNAL TO THE PEOPLE IN THIS REGION
THAT WHAT THESE SORTS OF EFFORTS
INVOLVE ARE GOOD FOR THE COUNTRY.
THEY'RE GOOD FOR THE ECONOMY AND
THEY'RE GOOD FOR THE NATIONAL DEFENSE
AND THEY'RE GOOD FOR THIS AREA OF
VIRGINIA. AND WE'RE GOING TO KEEP
AMERICAN JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES.:31

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Webb also said the current
administration has to get going with an
aggressive diplomatic approach that
matches the quality of the military
performance in Iraq.

Webb said then combat troops
could be removed in a short period of
time.

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GRAPHIC=FIRE AFTERMATH Sirens blared in a Salem


neighborhood for a short time this
morning as fire trucks rushed to an
apartment fire.

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*CG locator Salem

Once crews arrived they had to
battle heavy smoke more than anything.

At least six apartments were
located inside this building - on the
corner of Academy and Clay Streets.

Fire investigators say a gas
water heater ignited the fire causing
at least 150 thousand dollars worth of
damage.

All of the tenants evacuated
safely.

Red Cross is helping out with
temporary housing.

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GRAPHIC=NONE The Hokies put the hammer down on


BC as Deron Washington puts on a show
at the Cassell.

Plus, we'll check on tonight
semi-finals in the Region C girls
tournament, and head to Ferrum College
by way of Glenvar with this week's
edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.

Right after we check tonight's
scores.
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*CG colbball


Boston College
62
4
Virginia Tech
79







Virginia #19


60

4
Miami
68


*CG colbball


N.C. State
64
4

North Carolina #5


83






Wake Forest
61
4
Georgia Tech
75


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Florida State
55
4
Maryland
73





4
Liberty
118


VMI
108


*CG colbball 4
VCU
83


JMU
72




4
Drexel
64


William & Mary
57


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Radford
37


Narrows
31





4
Floyd Co.
84


Parry McCluer
46




REGION C SEMI-FINALS

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GRAPHIC=TECH Virginia Tech opened this month


of basketball on the road against
Boston College in a game in which the
Hokies got smoked 80-to-59.

Tonight at the Cassell - Seth
Greenberg's delivered the Pay Back
Punch. His team was motivated by
comments made by BC's Jared Dudley in

today's Washington Post questioning the
Hokies defense.

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*CG locator Blacksburg
Eagles vs. Hokies Greenberg was a tad bit under :00 the weather tonight, but his team made
him feel much better.

Early on, Coleman Collins
asserted himself inside, taking the
feed and throwing down 2 of his 9
points in the game.

Deron Washington tallied 19
points, most coming on spectacular
dunks like this one, as Tech led by as
many as 13 in the first half.

Dudley managed only 15 points
in this one, but he did help the Eagles
go on a 9-oh run to close to within
four points at halftime. Here he
cleans the glass for the board and the
bucket.

A-D Vassallo was on fire
from the outside, knocking down the
open 3 ball on his way to an 18 point
night as Tech opened the 2nd half on a
14-oh run.

It eventually reached 22 to

2 with 12 minutes left, as Zabian
Dowdell finished things off with 2 of
his 23. *CG final Boston College The Hokies won it 79 to 62 holding BC 62 to 38 percent shooting, blocking 8 Virginia Tech shots, and recording 6 steals for 79 Mister Dudley.

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*CG 2line Zabian Dowdell
23 Points & 8 Rebounds vs. B.C.
:00
*CG 2line Deron Washington
19 Points & 8 Rebounds vs. B.C.
:24

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GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA Virginia was on the road in Miami


tonight and the 19th ranked Cavaliers
took a nine point lead on the Canes at

the half, but then fell apart in the
second half.

Miami outscored Virginia 42-to-25
in the final 20 minutes of play and as
a result the first place team in the
league loses to the last place team.
Miami wins it 68-to-60.
GRAPHIC=REYNOLDS



J.R. Reynolds did all he could in
a losing effort with 17 points, 7
rebounds and 4 assists.

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GRAPHIC=ODAC The Old Dominion Athletic


Conference begins a four day run at the
Salem Civic Center tomorrow as both the
men's and women's teams play their
postseason tournaments.

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*CG locator Salem
Salem Civic Center Arena And when the teams and fans :00 arrive for opening round games tomorrow

they will see what is virtually a brand
new Civic Center arena.

A new hardwood playing service
was installed this week, and there are
brand new backboards in place, as well.

The facelift to the basketball
faciilities also includes new three
sided shot clocks that will get their
first use tomorrow.

In the last few months, Salem
also has installed new scoreboards,
finished up the replacement of all of
the seating in the arena, and probably
most notably, they installed new blue
acoustic treatments - replacing the old
brown foam. The Men's tourney opens
tomorrow afternoon at one.

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GRAPHIC=REGION C The Region C girls tournament


semi-finals were played tonight at
Pulaski County high school with a who's
who of girls Group A basketball in this
part of the state.

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*CG locator Pulaski Co.
Narrows vs. Radford In the opening game of the night :00 the Green Wave of Narrows tangled with
Radford with the winner earning a trip
to the State Quarterfinals.

This was tight all the way - in
the fourth Narrows looks to come back
as the Green Wave star Sidney Lindsey
hits the three pointer and the gap is
Narrowed to just 6 points.

Radford's Emily Troxel will have
none of that as she drives and add to
the Bobcat total. It's 34 to 26
Radford in the fourth. *CG final Radford
37 Narrows would keep scrapping as Narrows the loose ball scramble eventually ends 31 up in Lindsey's hands for another three REGION C SEMI-FINALS pointer - cutting the lead to four, but
Narrows falls to Radford 37-to-31.

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GRAPHIC=REGION C The girls from Floyd County


hadn't lost a game all season long, but
that didn't matter tonight, because

they had to beat Parry McCluer or they
were done for the season.

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*CG locator Pulaski Co.
Floyd Co. vs. Parry McCluer The Same Fight folks in Floyd who :00 are working hard for Joshua Cantrell
and Chance Harman were out in full
force tonight.

Late in the second quarter -
Floyd's Ashley Tanner finds Molly Brown
- who pushes in for the hoop to tie the
game at 26-all.

Floyd again - this time Samantha
Gray steals the pass, takes it down
court and scores the easy basket to
give Floyd a two point lead.

The Blues' Lindsey Gilbert will
hit this shot right before the half for
Parry McCluer - but watch Floyd *CG final Floyd Co. with just three seconds left go the 84 length of the floor and Tanner hits the Parry McCluer buzzer beater. Floyd scores 53 in the 46 second half and wins it 84-to-46.
REGION C SEMI-FINALS



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GRAPHIC=HOMETOWN HOOPS In this week's edition of


Hometown Hoops weekly, we're getting
reacquainted with a coach who knows all
about tournament time and winning
championships - one who has done so in
high school and now in college.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.
:00


*CG locator Ferrum
This Season
:11
*CG 2line Bryan Harvey
Ferrum Women's Head Coach
:41
*CG 2line Katrina Williams
Ferrum Women's Assistant Coach
:58
*CG 2line Karen Harvey
Ferrum Assistant & Bryan's Wife
1:22

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(END SOT) Glenvar and ran one of the most


successful AAU girls programs in the
state. But when Ferrum College offered
him the chance to coach at the college
level - Bryan Harvey jumped at the
opportunity.

With one if his former players on
one side and his wife Karen on other
helping him coach - Ferrum has managed
to win the highly competitive USA South
regular season title this year in just
Harvey's second year on the bench.
Heading into Friday night's tournament
semi-finals - the Panthers are 20 and 6
on the season.

BRYAN HARVEY

KATRINA WILLIAMS

KAREN HARVEY

The close knit staff has won with
the help of a lot of local talent -
former high school players from the
area who now call Ferrum home.

BRYAN HARVEY

One of the keys to securing those
local players - is Williams. She's
still young enough to relate directly
to the recruits - plus she's one of
only a handful of players to ever play
at both Virginia Tech and Roanoke

College.

BRYAN HARVEY

She's been there and the Harveys
plan to stay here. They recently broke
ground on a new home in the Ferrum area
- they plan to raise their three kids
here and keep building the Panthers'
program.

KAREN HARVEY>>
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