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Coming up on News 7 at Noon,
A wildfire is burning out of control in Alaska, so far destroying at least 100 homes,
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and a call for a boycott of a local mall amid claims of racial discrimination.
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Don't go away News 7 at Noon is next.

Wildfire


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=fire


A wind-swept wildfire has flared out of control in an area north of Anchorage, Alaska.
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SUPER=03-Big Lake, AK;


So far, at least 100 homes have been destroyed and more than seven-thousand acres have been scorched.
In the Big Lake area, hundreds of residents have been forced from their homes.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

Detroit-fire


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC= wipe/wipe/wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI;


Meantime, firefighters battled a five-alarm fire in Detroit late into the night.
The force of the fire caused firemen to retreat twice.
The blaze began in a structure that stores containers believed to hold hazardous materials.
No injuries were reported, but a city block was evacuated.
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Valujet


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash investigation


The job at the ValuJet crash site today is to find more pieces of a crucial cockpit panel from Flight 5-92.
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SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;


Fort Lauderdale's "Sun-Sentinel" reports investigators found parts of the panel yesterday.
They may reveal whether an electrical fire caused the crash that killed 110 people on May 11th.
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Standoff


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-42
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some TENSE moments for Roanoke police.
Yesterday, a youth threatened OFFICERS with a gun and threatened HIMSELF with a large knife before officers were able to subdue him.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-Sharon Richmond; :13
SUPER=07-Desire Carlisle; :22
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((The fifteen year- old paced the parking lot of a southeast Roanoke convenience store, holding a large knife to his wrist.
Earlier, he had pulled a gun, an air pistol that resembled a .357 magnum, and pointed it at police.
SOT 03:11:18
IN Q=I was worried

((SHARON RICHMOND: I WAS WORRIED THAT SOME OF US MIGHT GET SHOT, OR THE OFFICERS, OR THE STORE MIGHT GET SHOT UP.)) ((DESIRE CARLISLE: I THOUGHT FOR SURE HE WAS GOING TO SHOOT AND THAT THING WAS GOING TO GO THROUGH MY CAR AND HE WAS GOING TO HIT ME AND THE BABY.))
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OUT Q=hit me and the baby.


That didn't happen, but the confrontation tested the patience of police and provided some anxious moments for convenience store customers.
SOT 03:16:33 TINA DAVIS
IN Q=That's the scaredest I've

((TINA DAVIS: THAT'S THE SCAREDEST I'VE EVER BEEN IN MY LIFE. YOU ALWAYS SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS ON COPS, NOT IN REAL LIFE. YOU'RE NEVER INVOLVED IN IT.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=never involved in it.


The incident ended with a stream of pepper spray.
There were no serious injuries, but the young man now faces charges of concealing and brandishing weapons and assault.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

Valley-View


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-46
GRAPHIC=NONE


A local group is urging the boycott of Valley View Mall.
Members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference accuse the mall of allowing racial discrimination against customers, a charge mall management DENIES.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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(( Last Saturday night, 25- year- old Robert Manns and two friends were browsing in the Foot Locker store at Valley View Mall.
One of them made a comment about the store manager-- who overheard it and asked the three to leave.
Then the chief of security arrived to escort the group out of the mall.
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SOT 17:08:57

((ROBERT MANNS: THAT'S WHEN HE PUSHED ME AND SAID, "WE SAID LEAVE THE MALL." AND THAT'S WHEN I ASKED HIM, "I SAID, FOR WHAT CAUSE DID YOU PUT YOUR HANDS ON ME?" WE'VE DONE NOTHING WRONG. YOU'VE HAD NO CAUSE TO TOUCH ME AND I DEMAND AN APOLOGY. HE APOLOGIZED, BUT HE STILL MADE US LEAVE. ))
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Manns says he doesn't feel his group provoked the incident-- but say there's tension between mall security and black patrons in general.
He filed an assault charge against the security chief- who, two days later charged Manns with trespassing and verbal abuse.
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference says Valley View has discriminated against blacks in the past-- now, the 250- member organization is calling for a boycott.
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SOT 17:21:29

((JEANETTE MANNS/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: WE WILL NOT SHOP AT VALLEY VIEW MALL UNTIL THEY LEARN TO RESPECT US AS SHOPPERS. THEY'RE NOT FRIENDLY TO THE SHOPPERS THAT COME THERE WHEN THEY HAPPEN TO BE OF THE BLACK RACE, AND WE WILL NOT BE COMING BACK UNTIL THEY GET IT TOGETHER. ))
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Valley View officials declined to comment about the accusations on camera.
But in a phone interview, Manager Mike Sullivan says he hasn't heard from the S-C-L-C and he questions their motive behind arranging a boycott without discussing it with mall management. End pre-pro
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: MEANWHILE, SULLIVAN SAYS THE VALLEY VIEW DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANYONE-- AND SAYS HE WELCOMES THE CHANCE TO DISCUSS THE MATTER WITH THE S-C-L-C DIRECTLY.
KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7.))
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Still to come on News 7,
A NEW Navy Chief is nominated in the wake of Admiral Mike Borda's death,
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and MORE jobs are coming to Charlotte County, but residents there are NOT happy about HOW they're getting them.
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Carroll-Administrator


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-45
GRAPHIC=Mitchell


More troubles for former Carroll County administrator Billy Mitchell -- he's been charged with 18 counts of embezzlement.
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SUPER=03-Carroll Co./File Tape;


A grand jury returned the indictments yesterday, less than three months after the board of supervisors fired Mitchell.
A county audit had uncovered discrepancies, and further state police investigation revealed about 425 thousand dollars in missing funds.
Most of the money involves a loan the Carroll Industrial Development Authority obtained for development of Magnolia Manufacturing.
Mitchell was chairman of the development authority at the time.
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Kilgore


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-37
GRAPHIC=New Prison


State officials say Charlotte county will soon be home to the SECOND privately built prison in Virginia.
But local opposition to the project remains STRONG.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SUPER=03-Charlotte Co.; :00
SUPER=01-George Zoley/Wackenhut President; :22
SUPER=01-Jerry Kilgore/Va. Public Safety Secretary; 35
SUPER=01-Kathryn St. John/Prison Opponent; :52
SUPER=01-Ron Angelone/Va. Dept. of Corrections; 1:00
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(( Like it or not, Charlotte County residents will soon have a new neighbor: a one thousand bed, privately operated prison to be built on this patch of land near Drake's Branch.
More than a thousand people signed petitions opposing the project last year, but their local elected officials voted in favor.
That opened the door for the Wackenhut Corrections Corporation to step in.
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SOT 15:14:22
IN Q=So that's what

((GEORGE ZOLEY/WACKENHUT PRESIDENT: SO THAT'S WHAT WE'RE OFFERING IS PROFESSIONAL PRISON MANAGEMENT THAT SAVES TAXPAYER DOLLARS, THAT PROVIDES ONGOING PERMANENT JOBS TO THAT COMMUNITY.))
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((JERRY KILGORE/VA PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY: THE JOBS THAT ARE GOING TO BE CREATED ARE GOING TO BE WELL- PAYING JOBS AND WE ALL KNOW THAT VIRGINIA AND CHARLOTTE COUNTY NEED THE JOBS.))
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OUT Q=need the jobs.


Opponents say compromising the county's historic integrity isn't worth the 225 jobs the prison will create.
But with the project a done deal, they may have no options left.
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IN Q=If there are

((KATHRYN ST. JOHN/PRISON OPPONENT: IF THERE ARE WE WILL PURSUE IT. IF NOT, WE WILL PRAY FOR THE PEOPLE WHO ARE FORCED TO LIVE NEXT TO A PRISON.))
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OUT Q=to a prison.
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SOT 15:25:31
IN Q=So it's going

((RON ANGELONE/VA DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS: SO IT'S GOING TO TAKE A WHILE, NOT EVERYONE'S GOING TO ACCEPT IT, BUT I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT RIGHT NOW HAVE FEARS ABOUT IT WILL TURN AROUND AND ACCEPT IT IN THE LONG RUN.))
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OUT Q=the long run.


Construction gets underway next spring.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Charlotte County.))


Arab-Summit


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace talks


In the Middle East --
A summit is underway in Jordan to forge AHEAD with the peace process.
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SUPER=03-Aqaba, Jordan;


King Hussein welcomed Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak earlier today.
There are fears Israeli prime minister-elect Benjamin Netanyahu (netan- ya hoo) may endanger the peace process.
Netanjahu (Netan Ya hoo) has ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state and wants to expand Jewish settlement in the occupied territories.
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Navy-Chief


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton is ready to promote the Navy's second- in- command to the TOP job.
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SUPER=@file;


Defense Secretary William Perry confirmed today that Admiral Jay Johnson has been nominated to succeed Admiral Mike Boorda...who committed suicide last month.
Johnson is a 19-68 graduate of the Naval Academy.
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Don't go away - When News 7 returns,
Princess Diana blows into the Windy City,
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and an exciting sky dive turns into moments of TERROR when the jumpers become entangled.
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Diana


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=diana


Princess Diana is getting quite a bit of attention during her visit to the U-S. She is making a handful of public appearances, including a benefit that promotes breast cancer awareness.
Diana arrived in Chicago yesterday and headed straight to Northwestern University in Evanston.
Byron Harlan reports.
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(( O'Hare International Airport/Chicago, IL A SMOOTH LANDING FOR THE PRINCESS, A FEW FORMALITIES AT THE AIRPORT THEN SHE WAS OFF, TAKING A LUXURIOUS RIDE TO HER FIRST STOP, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, ABOUT A HALF HOUR NORTH OF CHICAGO. A GREAT START FOR HER. A DISMAL DAY FOR DRIVERS CAUGHT IN A HORRENDOUS TRAFFIC JAM WHEN AUTHORITIES STOPPED CARS SO THE PRINCESS COULD QUICKLY GET TO THE CAMPUS. IT S THERE WHERE DOZENS OF PEOPLE GOT THEIR FIRST UP-CLOSE, IN-PERSON GLIMPSE OF PRINCESS DIANA. Northwestern University/Evanston, IL (NAT/WILD SOUND) THIS IS A PRIVATE VISIT, WITH SOME VERY PUBLIC APPEARANCES, INCLUDING A STROLL THROUGH A ROPED-OFF SECTION OF THE CAMPUS. THE WALK THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY MAY BE THE BEST, PERHAPS ONLY OPPORTUNITY FOR FOLKS OUTSIDE HER CIRCLE TO SHAKE HER HAND. THE OTHER CHANCE WILL COME DURING THE FUND-RAISING EVENTS THAT COST HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS TO ATTEND AND WILL RAISE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR CANCER RESEARCH. THERE IS LOTS OF INTEREST IN JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING SHE DOES. THERE ARE ALSO LOTS OF PEOPLE WHO ARE WONDERING, WHY ALL THE FUSS.
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TC-02:18:13
ARE YOU EXCITED NOW? Student Sot reax (too quick for supers) NOT REALLY, IT S FINALS WEEK, WHAT CAN YOU SAY? WHAT ARE YOU STUDYING? CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. OH, YOU HAVE NO TIME TO SEE THE PRINCESS. BUT MANY OTHERS DO. WHICH IS WHY--WHEN IT COME TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS--THERE IS SUCH HIGH INTEREST. BYRON HARLAN, CBS NEWS, CHICAGO. ))

Skydivers


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


From the windy city to down under --
A story about how two experienced skydivers became entangled and plunged out of control toward the earth.
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SUPER=03-Australia;


The jumpers fell about one- thousand feet in just TEN seconds.
It happened earlier today over northern Australia.
The men are part of the New Zealand National Skydiving team.
They were saved when one managed to cut himself free.
One of the jumpers suffered a dislocated knee.
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Carilion


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=12noon
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 96-29
GRAPHIC=carilion


The Carilion Health System is getting larger yet.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Carilion is expanding, to include Blue Ridge Primary Care and 80 of its physician practices.
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((DON LORTON/CARILION HEALTH SYSTEMS: THROUGH THIS INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEM THAT WE HOPE TO BRING TOGETHER, OUR GOALS ARE TO IMPROVE ACCESS AND CONVENIENCE FOR THE PATIENT, TO IMPROVE QUALITY WHILE LOWERING COSTS. ))
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SS=hold


Lorton says the merger also gives Carilion more of a presence in the New River Valley.
Five of the doctors who've signed on are affiliated with Montgomery Regional Hospital, the chief competitor for Carilion in that region.
The total acquisition cost Carilion upwards of 20-million dollars.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=stocks


Stocks are flat in light trading, ahead of the May unemployment report due Friday.
In recent months, the jobs report has sparked inflation fears and led to jitters in both the stock and bond markets.
On Wall Street at noon the Dow was UP three points.
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Stick around - Patrick has sports next, including highlights from high school baseball and softball quarterfinals,
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and the start of the Stanley Cup finals.
We'll show you who won the FIRST game of the series.
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Schott


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=sports generic


Baseball will try to suspend Cincinatti Reds owner Marge Schott today, perhaps for the rest of the season.
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SUPER=@file;


The San Francisco Chronicle is quoting unidentified sources as saying the suspension would be the first step toward wresting day-to-day control of the baseball team from Schott.
Although Schott has a history of problems with running the team and has been vilified for alleged racist remarks in the past, those sources say her suspension would be tied to her increasingly frugal operation of the Reds.
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NHL


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP


The Stanley Cup finals opened last night in Denver, with the Avalanche hosting the Florida Panthers in game one of the best of seven series.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Denver, CO/FOX; :00


The Avalanche come from a goal down and score three times in the second period to take game one 3-to-1.
The Avalanche host game two tomorrow night.
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Byrd


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-9
GRAPHIC=Group AA Baseball


The William Byrd baseball team advanced to the Group 2-A state semi finals for the third time in five years last night.
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SUPER=03-Vinton/Golden Wave vs. Terriers; :00


The Terriers were fired up for their state quarterfinal show down with Grundy.
The spark was Byrd pitcher Chris Manning. He gave up ONLY 1 hit while striking out 12, and he walked only one in pitching the entire game.
The Terriers only needed an R-B-I SUPER=34-William Byrd/==1/Grundy/==0;

double to right center to win the game. Matt Whitehead connects on the two bagger that plates Tim Sink. 1-nothing Byrd.
In fanning 12, Manning broke former Byrd pitcher Chris Carr's single season strike out record of 114, Manning now has 120 total.
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((CHRIS MANNING/11-1 SEASON RECORD:I WAS MIXING MY PITCHES REAL WELL. COACH RIGGS WAS CALLING GREAT PITCHES. WHEN I NEEDED TO THROW A CURVE, HE CALLED A CURVE. I THREW IT FOR A STRIKE AND THEY JUST DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS COMING.)) ((RODNEY SPRADLIN/WILLIAM BYRD BASEBALL COACH:CHRIS WAS OVERPOWERING. HIS FAST BALL MOVES REAL WELL. HIS BREAKING BALL WAS WORKING WELL TONIGHT. I DON'T THINK THEY HAD SEEN ANYBODY THROW AS HARD AS HE HAS AND HE THREW STRIKES. HE DIDN'T THROW A WHOLE LOT OF PITCHES TONIGHT SO HE MIGHT BE ABLE TO THROW A LITTLE BIT IN RELIEF THURSDAY.))
SUPER=01-Chris Manning/11-1 Season Record; :00
SUPER=01-Rodney Spradlin/William Byrd Baseball Coach; :08
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OUT Q=....in relief Thursday"
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SS=Hold Group 2A


Tomorrow, Byrd will play Virginia High in Bristol at Devall Field at 7pm.
The Bearcats beat William Campbell 7-2 to advance to the double A semi final with the Terriers.

Giles


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-11
GRAPHIC=state a baseball


In the Group-a state quarterfinals, Giles hosted St. Paul.
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SUPER=03-Pearisburg; :00


The Spartans jump on top of the Deacons 4-to-nothing in the opening inning and kept pouring it on.
Pitcher Josh Stephens gets it done on the mound early, striking out several St. Paul batters in the early going.
In the bottom of the third, Giles comes alive again at the plate, as Chris Ratcliff scores on a shot to second, and it's five nothing Spartans.
Two more runs score in the bottom of the third.
SUPER=34-Giles/==8/St. Paul/==5/Suspended In 4th;


Neal Mustard and Jerod Dalton score on the Chris Bailes hit, and Giles leads eight nothing after 3 innings, but the Deacons come back and Mother Nature also makes an appearance.
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Heavy rains and hail forced the game to be suspended in bottom of the fourth with Giles on top 8-to-5.
They'll resume the game at that point in Pearisburg this afternoon at one.
Powell Valley beat Grayson 9-to-4 in the other quarterfinal.

Glenvar


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S6-12
GRAPHIC=Group A Softball


On to the girls side. Glenvar topped Saint Paul 7-2 in the Group A state softball quarter finals at Green Hill park.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Deacons vs. Highlanders;


The Glenvar Lady Highlanders were focused on advancing to the state semi-finals.
The visiting Deacons score the first two runs in the top of the first.
Krystal Hileman and Melissa Bellamy scoot home on a Glenvar infield error.
The Lady Highlanders come back to tie it in the second.
And in the fourth, Chrissie Lewis' infield hit plates Sheree Thompson to
SUPER=34-Glenvar/==7/St. Paul/==2;

give Glenvar a 3-to-2 lead.
Then Ingrid Moldenhauer moves another run home on an infield ground out that scores Lewis.
That makes the count 4-2.
Glenvar pitcher Amy Layman fans 12 and does not give up a hit!
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((AMY LAYMAN/199 STRIKE OUTS THIS SEASON:I JUST COME OUT EVERY GAME READY TO PITCH. IF THE BATS ARE ROLLING THAT'S GOOD. THAT KEEPS ME A HEAD. BUT IF THEY'RE NOT, I WORK THE SAME EITHER WAY.)) ((SPIKE HARRISON/GLENVAR SOFTBALL COACH:THIS IS A NEW GROUP. THERE'S NO ONE LEFT ON THIS TEAM THAT WAS ON THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM IN 92. SO I'VE GOT SENIORS HERE WHO HAVEN'T TASTED THIS AND I THINK THEY WANT IT VERY BADLY.))
SUPER=01-Amy Layman/199 Strike Outs on Season; :00
SUPER=01-Spike Harrison/Glenvar Head Coach; :09
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OUT Q=...very badly"
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ANCHOR=patrick
SS=Hold Group A softball


Glenvar will host Honaker Friday at Green Hill Park.
Honaker beat Castlewood 7-2 last night.

Amherst


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=GROUP AA SOFTBALL


In Group Two-A softball action, Amherst was eliminated by Virginia High in a gut wrenching quarterfinal.
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SUPER=03-Amherst/Va. High vs. Amherst; :00


The Lady Lancers get on the board first when Ellen Johanus knocks in Cotrena Liggon in the fourth inning to make it 1-to-nothing Lancers.
But the Bearcats claw their way back as Shawna Oaks hits one back to the mound, but a huge throwing error allows Viki Weichold to score all the way from first to tie the game at 1-all.
Virginia High got the eventual game winner in the sixth, as Katy Dowe knocks in Christy Perkins with the shot to right.
SUPER=34-Virginia High/==2/Amherst/==1;


Virginia High comes from behind to win it 2-to-1.
They'll now play Richlands, a 4 to 1 winner over Tunstall.
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Cave


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=GROUP AAA


In the Group Three-a ranks the Cave Spring softball team saw its season come to a close last night in Northern Virginia.
James Madison beat the Lady Knights 4-to-nothing in the quarterfinals.

WRAP


ANCHOR=beTH
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE
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ANCHOR=bETH
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Coming up in tonight's Health Check report on News-7 at Five --
We'll hear from a doctor affected by Carilion Health System's acquisition of dozens of physicians' practices through Blue Ridge Primary Care.
The story, plus the latest from Washington over the future of Medicare. I'll see you again tomorrow. That's it for News 7 at NOON.