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ANCHOR=Eric
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WRITER=eea
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Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX,
Gunfire in two area cities killed two people over the weekend.
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VO-NAT


And if you pick your candidate during tonight's presidential debate, but you're not registered to vote... you'd better move fast.
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Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Headline
GRAPHIC=NONE


In sports, Terry Labonte wins at Charlotte and tightens the points race with his teammate Jeff Gordon.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And Steve Mason was out this morning as the Roanoke Express opened its training camp at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Kimberly
SS=None


Unseasonably cold weather continues--
And along with the cool temperatures will be some tropical moisture by mid- week.
The complete forecast is on the way.

Registration-Deadline


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-75
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


Both President Clinton and Republican challenger Bob Dole are now in Hartford, Connecticut.
That's where the two will take part in their first debate.
SS=Voting


This comes on the eve of the voter registration deadline.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

FROM TAPE 94-87(10/11/94) OR 95-74
If tonight's debate helps you chose your presidential candidate you had better make sure you're eligible to vote.
You have until tomorrow at 5 p-m to register for the privilege.
The locations for voter registrar offices are listed in the government section of your phone book.
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Libertarians


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 96-87
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


One of the choices for President on your ballot will be Harry Browne.
He's the Libertarian Party candidate.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Week;


Meet Jo Jorgensen -- Libertarian candidate for Vice-President.
In her first campaign stop in Virginia last week, Jorgensen pushed her party's response to the Dole-Kemp tax cut.
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((THE LIBERTARIAN PARTY, HOWEVER, HARRY BROWNE IS GOING AROUND THE COUNTRY ASKING PEOPLE "WOULD YOU GIVE UP YOUR FAVORITE FEDERAL PROGRAM IN RETURN FOR NEVER HAVING TO PAY AN INCOME TAX AGAIN? IN RETURN FOR YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN NEVER HAVING TO PAY AN INCOME TAX AGAIN? WE'RE TALKING ABOUT EACH FAMILY GETTING TO KEEP AN EXTRA EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR OF MONEY THAT THEY WORKED SO HARD TO EARN.))
SUPER=01-Jo Jorgensen/Libertarian V.P. Candidate;
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TALENT=Eric
SS=None


The Libertarians have a soft spot in their hearts for Virginia.
It was a Virginia Republican delegate who in 1972 broke ranks with his party to give the Libertarian ticket its only electoral college vote in American history.

Murder-Danville


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Murder


Danville police are searching for a man they believe is responsible for a fatal shooting last night.
Investigators say 23-year-old John Anthony Mitchell of Danville was shot in the chest.
The shooting happened around 10-thirty in the 13-hundred block of North Main Street.
Mitchell died about an hour later at the Danville Regional Medical Center.
Police say they don't have any information about the suspect's identity.

L'burg-Murder


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A Charlotte man shot a teen last night in Lynchburg before turning the gun on himself.
16- year- old James Spradlin, who's also from Charlotte, was visiting some relatives on 6-69 Leesville Road.
23- year- old Stephen Carpenter went to the house last night and asked Spradlin to go riding with him.
We he refused, Carpenter pulled out a 9- millimeter pistol and shot Spradlin.
Carpenter then shot and killed himself.
Spradlin was treated and released from Lynchburg General Hospital.

Fatal-Danville


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


In Danville, three people died in a head on collision.
Police say 51-year-old Robert Millner of Danville was driving south on West Main when he lost control of his car.
Millner apparently crossed into the northbound lane and struck a Chevrolet Blazer.
Millner, his two passengers, 23-year-old Christy Ann Mims of Blairs and 23-year-old Lanny Joseph Williams of North Carolina, all died at the scene.
The accident happened around midnight.
The driver of the Blazer, Edward Carter of Danville, is in serious condition at the Danville Regional Medical Center.

Rockbridge-Ax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


There were two fatal vehicle accidents in Rockbridge County this morning.
One ended in a fiery crash.
16- year- old Christopher Warren Campbell of Fairfield skidded his pick-up off route 6-oh-8.
He hit severals tree which ignited the truck.
It around 4- 30.
A Buena Vista woman also died after hitting a tree.
27-year-old Leigh Ann Strong was driving down route 60 when her car skidded off the leftside of the road.
That accident happened around 2:15.
Strong died at the scene.

LIFE-CHAIN


ANCHOR=ERIC
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-88
GRAPHIC=Abortion


Anti-abortion activists lined the streets of Roanoke this afternoon in hopes politicians would take notice during this election year.
The annual demonstration takes place on the corner of Williamson Road and Orange Ave.
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VO-NAT
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Protesters hope passing motorist hear their silent message.
They say many ignore the demonstration, but they believe the information they're passing along will help save a life.
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((CATHY CALDWELL/ANTI-ABORTION ACTIVIST: SOME PEOPLE HAVE SIGNS THAT SAY "JESUS FORGIVES AND HEALS." PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW THAT. PEOPLE WHO HAVE HAD ABORTIONS AND FEEL GUILTY RO THIS SIGN, "ADOPTION IS A LOVING OPTION."))
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The Roanoke chapter of the Virginia Society for Human Life and many area churches participated in the "Life Chain."
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=NONE


Still to come on the broadcast,
Bedford County is expanding its middle school's athletic program.
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and a planned greenway is bringing mixed reaction from Roanoke County residents.
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((IT'S THE VALLEY'S FIRST GREENWAY. IT PROVIDES A LOT OF HISTORY ABOUT OUR REGION.))
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But some residents aren't convinced its a good idea.
We'll hear from some of them next.
(ad lib to Kim)
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Kimberly in WX CENTER Roll Lake Levels
MUSIC UP FULL
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Mini-Open


ANCHOR=None
NEWSCAST=6
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((This is News 7 at 6, with Eric Earnhart, Kimberly McBroom and Roy Stanley with Sports.))

Hanging-Rock


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=hold
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-85
GRAPHIC=None


While plans for the Roanoke Valley's first greenway are coming together, residents of one Roanoke County neighborhood are wondering how their lives will be affected.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Thursday;


Last week, architects unveiled detailed drawings of the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail.
The first phase of the greenway will follow an old rail bed, running near homes and private property.
And some residents say they're worried about the extra traffic the trail will bring.
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IN Q=A trail should be in the woods

((BARRY FRANCISCO/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: A TRAIL SHOULD BE IN THE WOODS. IN THE COUNTRY. TO ME THIS IS LIKE A BACKYARD. ))
SUPER=01-Barry Francisco/Roanoke Co. Resident;
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Members of the foundation pushing the project acknowledge neighborhood concerns.
But they are soliciting residents' ideas and say they hope the final plan will relieve many of their fears.
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SOT 16:27:50
IN Q=Nothing's in stone

((DAVE ROBBINS/TRAIL FOUNDATION PRESIDENT: NOTHING'S IN STONE. A LOT OF THIS IS COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND THEY CAN BE CHANGED JUST THAT QUICKLY. SO WE WANT CITIZEN INPUT. IF IT CAN BE IMPROVED, I'M SURE SOME CITIZENS WILL HAVE SOME CONCERNS, BUT HOPEFULLY WE CAN ALLAY THEIR FEARS AND WORK FOR A WIN- WIN BOTH FOR THE COUNTY, THE CITY OF SALEM, THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY, AND THE RESIDENTS ALONG THE TRAIL.))
SUPER=01-Dave Robbins/Trail Foundation President;
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More than 500 - thousand dollars of federal funds are earmarked for the project.
The foundation will take its plans to the Roanoke County Supervisors and Salem City Council in the next few weeks.
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B-Team


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-81
GRAPHIC=Education


A joint venture in Bedford County is creating more opportunities for middle school students.
SS=Football


The county parks and recreation department and the school system have joined forces to bring football to middle schools.
Denise Allen explains.
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SUPER=01-Jan Burnette/Lacy's Mom; :06
SUPER=01-Andy Dooley/Bedford Co. Recreation Dept.; :28
SUPER=01-Ronnie Turner/Staunton River Athletic Dir.; :36
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((The B-Team is for football players like Lacy Burnette.
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((JAN BURNETTE/PARENT: HE JUST TURNED 13 AND HE'S 200 POUNDS SO THERE'S NO WAY HE COULD PLAY REC-SPORTS. SO WE'RE HAPPY TO HAVE THIS PROGRAM AND IT'S A GOOD BUILDING PROGRAM FOR STAUNTON RIVER TOO.))
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((WHERE'S THE BALL GOING.))
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This is the first year for the B-Team program.
But the county rec department and high school athletic departments have been studying the idea for several years.
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((ANDY DOOLEY/BEDFORD CO. RECREATION DEPT.: WE'D HAD SOME REQUESTS TO EVEN DROP OUR WEIGHT LIMITS AND JUST PLAY STRICTLY AGE. WE WERE CONCERNED ABOUT THAT BECAUSE OF THE SAFETY.))
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((RONNIE TURNER/STAUNTON RIVER ATHLETIC DIR.: WE WOULD NORMALLY LOSE A LOT OF EIGHTH GRADE KIDS WHO WOULD NOT STICK IT OUT FOR J-V. THESE KIDS NOW WILL GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY ON THE B-TEAM. ALSO THE SEVENTH GRADERS WHO ARE TOO BIG TO PLAY REC-BALL WILL NOW BE ALLOWED TO PLAY.))
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Since this program is run through the rec department and not the Virginia High School League younger players are eligible for the team.
This has filled a void for 12 and 13 year old athletes.
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IN Q=HE'S ABLE TO

((JAN BURNETTE/PARENT: HE'S ABLE TO PLAY ALL THE TIME ON THIS TEAM. WHERE AS IF HE WERE ON J-V HE WOULD PROBABLY BE IN SOME BUT NOT ALL THE PLAYS.))
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IN Q=GOTTA GO

((GOTTA GO WILL! GOTTA GO!))
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The schools provide the coaches and the rec department supplies the equipment.
They say together they're creating an opportunity for players like Lacy Burnette to become better athletes.
Denise Allen News 7. ))

Parenting


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-80
GRAPHIC=None


When parents, health professionals, and educators gathered for a parenting seminar last week, they were continuing a tradition that began 45 years ago.
And while the audience may have changed over the years, the interest in parenting education is as strong as ever.
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IN Q=I think it's pretty amazing

((I THINK IT'S PRETTY AMAZING. BUT I THINK IT SPEAKS VERY WELL TO THE PROFESSIONALS AND TO THE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION'S PRESENCE IN THE VALLEY, AND WHAT WE VIEW IS IMPORTANT.))
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;


Almost two hundred people turned out for the annual parent child seminar, organized by the Mental Health Association of Roanoke Valley.
As the program approaches the half- century mark, organizers say their audience is evolving.
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IN Q=Still primarily

((ANN HUTTON/MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT: STILL PRIMARILY I THINK WE SEE A LOT MORE MOTHERS ATTENDING THESE SESSIONS, BUT THIS YEAR ESPECIALLY, THERE ARE SEVERAL FATHERS. WE ARE VERY PROUD, VERY HAPPY THAT THE FATHERS FEEL THAT IT IS OKAY TO COME TO A PARENTING SEMINAR.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=None


This year's conference was underwritten by the Lewis Gale Medical Center for Behavioral Health.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
TAPE#=Tease#2
GRAPHIC=NONE


When News 7 continues...
Roy will bring us up to date on N- F- L scores.
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VO-NAT


And a Martinsville company really scored big with a company that makes sport's apparel.
But first let's see how some local stocks did for the week.
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Business-Review


ANCHOR=ERIC
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


A Martinsville apparel maker has accelerated its efforts to make customers out of auto racing fans, and the war on bugs could mean big bucks for a Blacksburg firm.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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Crest Uniform of Salem has been purchased by Aramark Incorporated for an undisclosed price.
No immediate changes are planned for its 400 workers.
Tultex has revved up its efforts to enter the lucrative market for racing apparel.
The Martinsville company now has a majority stake in a new company called Track Gear.
Service sector growth and college kids returning to school helped drive down unemployment rates in August.
Roanoke registered a two- point- six- percent rate, Lynchburg came in at three- point- three- percent.
A change at the top for a locally run department store chain.
The president of Heironimus is leaving to run the U-S operations of a German retailer.
Bassett Furniture has settled a lawsuit in which it was accused of copying a competitor.
The Southside manufacturer has agreed to cease production of a furniture line that resembles something produced by Thomasville of North Carolina.
Dominion BioSciences of Blacksburg will team up with a Great Britain firm to commercially market Ecologix, an insecticide that acts as a birth control pill on cockroaches and other pests.
Ecologix was discovered by a research scientist at Virginia Tech.
Checking the financial markets for the week, the Dow Jones Industrial rose nearly 120 points, closing in on the 6000 mark...Nasdaq was up about 18 points. Nat Sot
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, Steve Mason will have a report on the first day of the Roanoke Express training camp scores and highlights from the N-F-L.
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And we'll check in from the Charlotte Motor Speedway the site of today's Winston Cup race.
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-34
GRAPHIC=Charlotte Logo


Terry Labonte won his first race at Charlotte today the U-A-W GM 500 and he closed in on his teammate Jeff Gordon in the Points race.
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SUPER=03-Concord, NC/WTBS; :


The entire field was running strong early in the race and Ricky Craven was the leader on lap 29.
After crashing his car in practice yesterday, Dale Earnhardt started at the back of the pack but he moved to second place at one time in the race.
Points leader Jeff Gordon was running fourth but he was having an overheating problem and had to take his car to the pits.
But the dominate car belonged to Terry Labonte. He led on lap 58 after passing Craven and he was the leader on lap 161 of the race.
Then an ugly crash on lap 210. Ernie Irvan gets lose coming off of turn 2 he backs into the wall and then slides down the track and gets hit on the outside spinning him around at the bottom of the track where he is hit again by John Andretti. Irvan was taken to the hospital for observation and Andretti and Robbie Gordan walked away from the crash.
And on lap 300 of the race South Boston's Jeff Burton was the leader but he had to pit for tires and gas.
Labonte moved to the front and he would cruise taking the checkered flag for the victory his second of the season and he moved to within one point of Gordon in points.
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((TERRY LABONTE/UAW-GM 500 WINNER: ))
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


Mark Martin was second followed by Dale Jarrett, Sterling Marlin and Ricky Craven. Ward Burton finished seventh.

S-Panthers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-1
GRAPHIC=Panthers/Vikings


After winning four in a row, The Carolina Panthers lost their second in a
row today Minnesota pulling out the 14 to 12 win.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/FOX SPORTS; :


Warren Moon didn't look like a quarterback playing with two sore ankles. On this play he rolls out and hooks up with Cris Carter on the 6 yard touchdown pass to make it 7 to nothing Vikings.
Then in the third. Moon goes to the air again and he finds Carter in the end zone on the three yard touchdown pass and the Vikings took the 14 to nothing lead.
The Panthers got on the board in SUPER=30-Minnesota/14/Carolina/12/;the

third Anthony Johnson scores up the middle from the four but the Vikings hold off the Panthers 14 to 12.
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S-Packers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-2
GRAPHIC=Panthers/Vikings


Former Virginia Tech wide receiver Antonio Freeman caught two touchdown passes this afternoon as Green Bay beat Chicago 37 to 6.
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/FOX SPORTS; :


The Packers got on the board in the second Quarter Brett Favre goes up top and hits Robert Brooks on the 18 yard touchdown strike 7 to nothing Packers.
Chicago added a field goal but Favre is on target again. This time he goes over the middle and hits tight end Keith Jackson on the 2 yard touchdown pass to make it 14 to 3.
Then Favre threw his third touchdown of the Day. Freeman goes up
SUPER=30-Green Bay/37/Chicago/6/;in a crowd and brings it down for the 50

yard touchdown and the Packers beat the Bears 37 to 6.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=NFL Logo


Seattle upsets Miami this afternoon Detroit, Oakland and New England also win today.
For those and all of the scores lets go to the boards.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-21
GRAPHIC=Express Training camp


The Roanoke Express season officially faced off this morning with the first day of training camp.
And Steve Mason says the themes surrounding this camp deal with both the young and old.
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((:))
((Perhaps the most excitement on the ice since The Express began. Blame some of that on Roanoke's new affiliation with NHL Calgary Flames. ((:))
Dave Stuart and Michael Smith lead the pack of 4 returning defenseman, Duane Harmer and Tim Hanley are also back.
And with 2 time ECHL playoff MVP Dave gagnon in net, early indications point to another strong defensive team. ((:))
Lots of new faces as well...and young. Left winger Jeff Cowan turned 20 september 27th,
Cowan and Bob Brown are the 2 players sent to Roanoke from Calgary's 50 man roster. ((:))
The Express's average size is over six feet and about 195 pounds, arguably the biggest the team's ever been.
Matt O'dette stands 6'5 and goes 220. Stuart pumped iron most of the summer to add 15 pounds of muscle. It's early, only the first day of camp, but a workaholic coach likes what he sees. (-------------) ((:))