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Next on News 7-
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The Racing community comes out to pay their last respects to a member of its family-
Police haul these two teens back to Virginia- where they're charged with murdering a 23 year old woman.
Sportscaster Marv Albert is facing charges.
Plus the funny girl gets engaged.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Two teens on the run in Nebraska are back in Central Virginia-
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Police brought the 18 year olds in today charging them with murdering Lisa Yvonne Crider.
The 23 year old woman was shot in the head- Her body found in the James River.
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Sportscaster Marv Albert is denying charges he attacked a woman at a hotel.
Albert is charged with assault and sodomy.
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Do you need help with your homework?
Well tell you why it's just a phone call away.
And Barbara Streisand is tying the knot-
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Wood


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Nascar racing is a sport where teams are competitors on the track and family off of it.
That was evident tonight in Stuart where some of racing's biggest names turned out to pay their final respects to the wife of team owner, Leonard Wood.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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(( There wasn't enough parking, let alone seats, for everyone who gathered in memory of Betty Mae Wood.
The 64- year old wife and mother died in a car crash over the weekend.
Betty Mae was a familiar face around Stuart-- not to mention the racing circuit.
Her husband, Leonard co-owns one of Nascar's most successful race teams.
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((NED JARRETT:IT'S SUCH A SAD SITUATION TO HAPPEN TO SUCH A GREAT FAMILY BECAUSE THEY, I THINK, MANY PEOPLE CONSIDER THEM TO BE THE FIRST FAMILY IN NASCAR RACING AND TO HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS TO HAPPEN TO THEM IT'S VERY VERY SAD. ))
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The Woods were on their way home from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night when a car crossed the median striking the family van head on. end su
Leonard Wood was treated and released-- but his daughter and granddaughter remain hospitalized.
For drivers, like Geoff Bodine, the tragedy is a grim reminder of the long hours they ALL spend on the road.
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((GEOFF BODINE/: YOU KNOW, WE ALL HOLD OUR BREATH EVERY WEEK, TO MAKE SURE AND JUST HOPE AND PRAY THAT EVERYONE GETS HOME SAFE AND UNFORTUNATELY THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN. ))
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((JIMMY HENSLEY/:I GUESS A LOT OF US HAS BEEN REAL LUCKY OVER THE YEARS THAT SOMETHING LIKE THIS HASN'T TOUCHED HOME BEFORE NOW. ))
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Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at Moody Funeral home.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Stuart.))



Appomattox-Murder


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Two teens charged with killing a Lynchburg woman are back in Appomattox County tonight facing murder charges.
The 18 year olds were hauled in from
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Nebraska on charges of killing Lisa Yvonne Crider.
The 23 year old woman was shot in the head-
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her body found in the James River May eleventh.
Last weekend, authorities in Lincoln, Nebraska arrested Brandon Wayne Hedrick and Trevor Anthony Jones at a relative's home.
Appomattox authorities had told Nebraska police the pair may try to go there.
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((WILSON STAPLES/APPOMATTOX CO. SHERIFF: POLICE OFFICERS FROM NEBRASKA HAD BEEN NOTIFIED BY THIS OFFICE TO CHECK THAT RESIDENCE AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER.. BEDFORD AND CAMPBELL COUNTY.))
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Hedrick and Jones will appear in court tomorrow morning.
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Danny-King


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The man facing death for the murder of Roanoke County real-tor Carolyn Rogers is asking a federal judge to reverse his conviction.
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Danny King's appeal has already been rejected by the Virginia Supreme Court.
Today King's attorneys argued that the court should have reversed the conviction, because police investigators ignored King's request for a lawyer when interrogating him.
An attorney for the Commonwealth says King never clearly asked for an attorney and even if he had, he never confessed to police.
Judge Samuel Wilson did not rule on the matter today.
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Beyer-Quote


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Southwest Virginia's at the center of the latest spat in the Governor's race.
Don Beyer says "thousands" of homes in Southwest Virginia "need indoor plumbing and clean and dependable water supplies."
Jim Gilmore says that's an insult.
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Richmond area resident Gilmore says northern Virginian Beyer has a "derogatory" perception of southwest Virginians.
The Beyer campaign says Gilmore's being "shrill" and "not very constructive."
Beyer's plumbing comment came during a campaign stop in Russell County.
He spoke about water and sewer damage done by last year's flooding.
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Gilmore says the quote shows a trend.
In 1994, Beyer was quoted as saying southwest Virginians lack "the education, the self-esteem or the (hutz-ba) chutzpah" to start their own businesses.
A Beyer spokeswoman doesn't know if Beyer ever said that... but that's NOT how he feels about a region he's visited over 100 times in eight years.

Franklin-Turnpike


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Officials in Pittsylvania County put the brakes on a proposed new road in Danville.
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Designers said the "Old 97 parkway" would relieve traffic back-ups along North Main Street and the Franklin Turnpike.
But tonight the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors unanimously withdrew the proposal.
The Supervisors say they want Danville officials to consider other plans to improve the flow of traffic.
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Opponents of the plan feared it would have inconvenienced residents who live along the turnpike and business owners.


Hanover-Direct


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After cutting several hundred jobs late last year, Hanover Direct plans to add 100 new ones this fall.
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The New Jersey mail order company's decided to make the Roanoke Valley its national distribution hub.
Hanover Direct will consolidate two operations here into its newest facility.
The move will require about six-million dollars in renovations.
Once the new hires are added, Hanover Direct will have the equivalent of 575 full time workers in Roanoke County.
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When News 7 at 11 continues, jurors in the Timothy McVeigh case see explosive video,
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and leading sports announcer Marv Albert faces serious charges as he is accused of sexual assault.
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Flinn


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The Air Force has delayed a court martial for Lieutenant Kelly Flinn- while a Senator speaks out in her defense.
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Flinn is the B-52 pilot charged with adultery, disobedience and lying to investigators.
The charges stem from Flinn's affair with a married man who is a civilian- and her relations with a single military man.
Flinn requested an honorable discharge rather than face an embarrassing military trial.
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((SEN. TRENT LOTT/MINORITY LEADER: WHERE IS THE GUY THAT WAS INVOLVED IN THIS DEAL. I DON'T UNDERSTAND ALL THIS. I THINK IT'S VERY UNFAIR.))
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((THE PENTAGON IS NOT IN TOUCH WITH REALITY ON SO CALLED QUESTION OF FRATERNIZATION. GET REAL YOU'RE STILL DEALING WITH HUMAN BEINGS. THE WAY SHE HAS BEEN TREATED REALLY DISTURBS ME GREATLY.))
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Lott says he'll take Flinn's case up with the Defense Secretary if he has to.
Meanwhile the Air Force today delayed the military trial- giving the Air Force Secretary more time to consider Flinn's request to resign.
It could be days- even weeks before a decision on Flinn's request is made.
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Albert


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N-B-C sportscaster Marv Albert is learning about a different kind of court today-
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He's in trouble with the law.
Albert is charged with attacking a female friend in a hotel room.
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The alleged incident happened at this Ritz Carlton in Arlington in February.
The 41 year old woman claims Albert threw her on the bed, bit her several times, forced her into sodomy and made her perform oral sex.
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((TOM BELL/ARLINGTON POLICE: SHE HAD SEVERE BITES TEN TO FIFTEEN BITES ON THE BACK. WE TOOK PHOTOGRAPHS OF THOSE AND INTERVIEWED HER AT THE TIME. AND A FEW DAYS LATER A SEX CRIMES INVESTIGATORS INTERVIEWED HER.))
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While alleged incident happened in February, it was just this week that a grand jury indicted Albert.
Albert tonight released a statement- He says he categorically denys the charges and intends to defend himself against the allegations.
Albert could get five years to life in prison if convicted.
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Ok-Trial


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Jurors in the Oklahoma City Bombing trial- saw tape of another explosion-
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This is a planned bombing- by the government in the desert.
Prosecutors are demonstrating the power of ammonium nitrate.
They say Timothy McVeigh bought large quantities of the same type of fertilizer.
FBI agents also testified that explosives were found on McVeigh's clothing- but today the defense tried to infer the residue came from contamination at the FBI lab-
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((JOHN WALSH/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT: RAISE THE QUESTION SO IN THE DEFENSE CASE SO WHEN THEY CALL THEIR OWN EXPERTS, THE JURY IS ALREADY RECEPTIVE TO THE IDEA THAT THERE MAY BE ANOTHER SIDE TO THE STORY. ))
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The prosecution case wrap ups with testimony from bomb survivors.
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2-southeast


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Southeast Roanoke has a long list of problems... poverty, crime and substandard housing.
And tonight, in part two of Southeast Stories, Take Fullscreen Joe Dashiell reports the neighborhood is also battling stereotypes.
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((EDITH MOYERS/FORMER SOUTHEAST ROANOKE RESIDENT: THERE USED TO BE A STREETCAR. DO YOU REMEMBER THE STREETCAR THAT WENT UP? YOU DON'T REMEMBER IT, NO YOU DON'T KNOW, THAT WENT UP NINTH STREET.)) ((ONE OF THE STREETCAR DRIVERS, THAT DROVE THE STREETCAR., MY AUNT FELL IN LOVE WITH AND MARRIED. WALTER STULTZ, ANYWAY THAT GOES WAY BACK YOU KNOW.))
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Edith Moyers is proud of her southeast Roanoke roots.
Today, when she drives through her old neighborhood she's reminded of a more innocent time, and struck by how much times have changed.
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((EDITH MOYERS/FORMER SOUTHEAST ROANOKE RESIDENT: WE DIDN'T HAVE A CAR. I WALKED FROM MOUNTAIN AVENUE DOWN TO BELMONT. DIDN'T THINK ABOUT IT. MANY TIMES I'D GO DOWN TO A MEETING DURING THE WEEK, WASN'T A BIT AFRAID TO WALK UP NINTH STREET, BUT I WOULDN'T DO THAT NOW. IT'S SAD.))
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Moyers returns to southeast for services at Belmont Baptist, a church that once boasted the largest sunday school of any Southern Baptist church in the state.
Now many of its members live outside the neighborhood. And Pastor Wayne Harrison says he sees little effort to bring homeowners back to these streets.
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((WAYNE HARRISON/BELMONT BAPTIST CHURCH: I DON'T SEE MUCH FUTURISTIC PLANNING AND EXPECTATIONS THAT SEEM TO COME FROM CITY COUNCIL AND BEYOND. YOU HAVE A PLAN FOR DEVELOPMENT IN A LOT OF AREAS IN ROANOKE, AND I WOULD REALLY BE INTERESTED IN KNOWING EXACTLY WHAT IT IS THAT CITY COUNCIL HAS IN ITS 10-YEAR, 20- YEAR PLAN FOR SOUTHEAST.))
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((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: I DON'T THINK THAT ANY NEIGHBORHOOD IS A RED-HEADED STEPCHILD OF THE CITY OF ROANOKE, WHETHER IT'S SOUTHEAST OR WASENA OR RALEIGH COURT OR WILLIAMSON ROAD OR MELROSE. THOSE ARE ALL IMPORTANT NEIGHBORHOODS. WE HAVE A BIG TASK OUT THERE AND WE TRY TO BE FAIR IN DOLING THE CITY MUNICIPAL SERVICES OUT TO ALL OF THE NEIGHBORHOODS EQUALLY AND FAIRLY.))
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The city's community development efforts, and initiatives such as the rental inspection program and junk car ordinance are having an impact here.
Southeast residents also hope the rest of the city will begin to see their neighborhood in a new light. STANDUP BRIDGE
There's no question that southeast Roanoke has its share of problems, but some people believe that attitudes outside of the neighborhood have contributed to its decline, and slowed its recovery.
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((REV. WAYNE HARRISON/BELMONT BAPTIST CHURCH: I THINK IF ATTITUDES THROUGHOUT THE ROANOKE VALLEY COULD CHANGE, THAT COULD BE THE BEST FUTURE THAT SOUTHEAST ROANOKE COULD EVER EXPECT.))
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Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))
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Coming up later, an Oscar winning funny girl is going to walk down the aisle,
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and as students cram for finals, we'll see how some smooth operators are trying to help.
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Homework-Hotline


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This is crunch time for many students in the Roanoke Valley. A time when students cram for exams, write papers and worry about their final grades.
For those students who are sweating out their last few days, in many cases, help is a just phone call away.
Stacey Martin has more.
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(( (RING) GOOD AFTERNOON. THANK YOU FOR CALLING THE BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION STATION TO REACH THE HOMEWORK HELPLINE PRESS 5.))
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For many students, this recording means help is nearby. It's the homework helpline...an answering service that connects students to local teachers.
But, don't call up expecting easy answers.
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((SYBIL TAYLOR/HIGHLAND PARK LEARNING CENTER TEACHER: I LOOK AT MYSELF AS THE FACILITATOR AND NOT JUST HERE'S THE ANSWER, BECAUSE WE WANT TO EMPOWER OUR CHILDREN AS LEARNERS. SO I WORK WITH THE CHILDREN TO HELP THEM TO GET THE PROCESS THEY NEED TO GO THROUGH TO ACHIEVE WHATEVER THE QUESTION MIGHT BE.))
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This is peak season for the helpline which has fielded about five thousand calls since it started-up four years ago.
Teachers help students from first to twelfth grade in subjects including social studies, science, and especially...
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((SYBIL TAYLOR/HIGHLAND PARK LEARNING CENTER TEACHER: I PARTICULARLY SEEM TO GET MORE CALLS IN MATH. AND, I APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT THEY'RE SEEKING HELP. THEY'RE NOT JUST, OH I CAN'T GET THIS SO I'M GIVING UP.))
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Blue Ridge Public Television operates the help line.
And, teachers get paid a minimal fee for waiting by the phone.
Students can call in every weeknight except Fridays and get help, but time is running out. After June fifth the service goes on its summer break.
Stacey Martin, News 7.
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S-Score


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Roanoke's Curtis Staples is one of 66 college players invited to participate in the USA men's national team trials later this month in Colorado Springs. Two teams will be selected at the tryouts.
The six foot three inch UVa guard has over 12 hundred career points, and is UVa's all-time three point leader.
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S-Bulls


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The Chicago Bulls came from behind last night to win game one of their eastern conference final with the Heat.
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Miami, and in particular, Alonzo Mourning was unstoppable in the first half as the Heat had a double digit lead most of the first two quarters.
But Chicago slowly battled back and this play gave then the lead for good with just over 3 minutes to play in the game.
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Michael Jordan to Ron Harper, and the Bulls take game one 84 to 77.
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S-NHL


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The Philadelphia Flyers have taken a 2 games to 1 lead on the Rangers in their best of seven eastern conference final.
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Eric Lindros led the way last night with a hat trick.
And here's the golda that got it all started for the Flyers. Lindros comes around the back with the wraparound.
Mike Richter appears to have stopped it. But the refs go to instant replay, and as you can see the puck was clearly in the net. Flyers win it 7-to-3.
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S-Avalanche


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The Salem Avalanche rocked the Lynchburg Hillcats for the third straight game last night by pounding out a 9-to-5 win.
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A decent crowd at Salem Memorial, and you're never too old to catch a foul ball and take home a souvenir.
Salem's Clint Bryant singles over the infield and chases home Ben Petrick to make it 2-to-nothing Salem in the bottom of the second.
Then in the bottom of the third, Garrett Neubart bunts one right in front of the plate, the Cats go for the out at first, and Elvis Pena slyly sneaks on home to make it 3-to-nothing.
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David Feuerstein smacks one into center. Tal Light and Ben Petrick score and Salem beats Lynchburg 9 to 5.
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S-Baseball


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On the high school diamond, Floyd County and Glenvar earned automatic berths in the regionals today with semi-final wins in the Three Rivers baseball tournament.
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In the opener, Glenvar - the tournament's top seed - battled Radford. In the bottom of the fifth with the game tied at 4, Glenvar's Elijah Harlow smacks this Bud Redden pitch to center field. a bad throw and Harlow comes on home with a homerun and the Highlanders took a 5-4 lead.
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Brett Willet knocks one to center; scoring John Kassebaum from third base. Brian Ferguson gets caught in the rundown, but gets beaned in the head with the ball and scores. Chris carroll attempts to also cross the the plate but is tagged out in the collision. Glenvar wins it 13 to 4.
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The Highlanders will face Floyd County Thursday in the championship. The Buffaloes beat Giles.
In the first inning; Floyd started big. With two on, Kamal Chantal gets blooper to third; scoring the runner from third. Then, T.J. Hollifield scores on a bad throw to first. 2-nothing Floyd.
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Later in the inning with bases loaded; Giles pitcher Ben Brown walks in three runs to give Floyd a 5-nothing lead and the Buffaloes down the Spartans 7 to 4.
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S-Softball


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Northside easily advanced in Blue Ridge district tournament softball action today.
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And they did no in dominating fashion.
We pick it up in the Bottom of the fourth. Northside's Katie Hail connects on the infield single that plates Jenell Holler from third base.
Later in the inning, Holler would score again; this time crossing the plate on a wild pitch.
The Lady Vikings win it 17 to nothing to
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advance in the Blue Ridge Tournament.
They'll next play Salem or Christiansburg.
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S-Tech


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Tech head basketball coach Bobby Hussey has completed his staff by hiring Tyrone Beaman.
For the past five years Beaman has been an assistant to Sonny Smith at VCU.
Beaman played college ball at Tennessee in the 80's.

Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, you may have heard of the Star City Saints before,
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but did you know wheelchair hoops have been going on in Roanoke for 25 years. That story when we come back.
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S-Saints


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Billy and Sharon Myers have been giving physically challenged people in the valley the chance to play sports for 25 years.
Tonight, intern reporter Kent Shiner has their story.
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((The Star City Saints basketball team was first composed of Vietnam Veterans, but now has disabilities ranging from spinal cord injuries and amputees.
To make teams more competitive players are given classifications.)) ((:)) ((The Saints have advanced as far as the sectionals of their national tournament.
Their success has also included six trips to a canadian tournament and winning it four straight years.)) ((:)) ((Wheelchair basketball has grown in Virginia with teams in Richmond and Charlottesville and talk of one in Martinsville, but is struggling to spread in Roanoke with other sports for the disabled available.)) ((:)) ((The game of basketball is worthwhile to many disabled athletes, but the Saints need continued support to keep the ball bouncing. From the Armory in Roanoke, Kent Shiner News-7 Sports.))
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S-Charlotte


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And finally, the Winston Cup cars will be back on the track tonight at Charlotte as qualifying for the Coke 600 gets underway.
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If recent history is any indication it will another Jeff Gordon show.
He has won the last three poles for the Memorial day weekend race, including last year's when he edged Ricky Craven for the top starting spot.
Qualifying begins at seven tonight.
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Practice begins at 1:30.
News 7 Sports will have live reports for you tonight at 5,6, and 11. Plus, qualifying results on News 7 Primetime.
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Singer Barbra Streisand is engaged.
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Her fiancee is actor James (BRO-lin) Brolin and he says he had to propose four or five times before she actually accepted.
In an interview on the Rosie O'Donnell show, Brolin also revealed he calls her "Beezer."
Neither celebrity is saying if a wedding date has been set.
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