06:00-01

E-rock-slide

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=NONE


Traffic is moving on Interstate 77 again.
State police spent Christmas day cleaning up a rock slide from the night before.
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dissolve to map-essC
A stretch of the interstate was closed on Fancy Gap Mountain in Carroll County at mile markers five and six, for nearly 24-hours. wipe wipe wipe
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SOT 17:05:51
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((NAT SOUND ROCKS FALLING ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=NAT SOUND
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fancy Gap;


State police blame the massive rock slide on heavy rain.
The slide happened Wednesday night at about 7:30.
The debris forced a major detour through U-S Route 52 or into Roanoke until the road reopened about 5:30 yesterday.
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SOT 17:06:09
IN Q=it was really

(( ))
SUPER=01-Chief Don Marsh/Cana Volunteer Fire Dept.; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=very heavily damaged.
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VO-NAT


Highway crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation began cleaning up the mess at daylight.
No one was injured in the rock slide-- and there weren't any backups at the detour.
Crews will spend the next few days assessing the scene, to see if any increased safety measures are necessary.
This isn't the first time a rock slide has caused problems on Fancy Gap Mountain.
In 19-89, a slide just a half mile away closed the road for two MONTHS.
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OFFICER-SHOT


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=police shooting

***ANCHOR TAG****
A police officer and a teen-ager are dead after shots were fired during a Christmas evening struggle in Davidson, North Carolina.
A second officer was wounded.
Some neighborhood residents shouted racial slurs at officers and troopers who rushed to the scene.
The teen was black.
The officers were white.
Steve Crump reports.
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IN Q=
SUPER=03-Davidson, NC;
SUPER=01-Hank Mckiernam/Davidson Police Chief;
SUPER=01-Deputy Chief L. R. Jones/Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police;
SUPER=01-Steve Crump/Reporting;
RUNS=1:00
OUT Q=and interviewing witnesses



ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


That was Steve Crump reporting.


jonbenet


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


It was one year ago today that the body of six- year- old JonBenet Ramsey was found in her parents' Colorado home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Boulder, CO;

4:09:14
Last night in downtown Boulder about 30 people sang Christmas carols and held candles during a brief vigil in JonBenet's memory.
Another vigil will be held tonight outside the Ramseys' former home.
They have since moved to Atlanta.
Jonbenet's death remains unsolved, but police say her parents are still the focus of the investigation.
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Allens


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=allen


It's back to western Chesterfield County for Governor and Mrs. Allen next month.
They'll have to hand over the keys to Virginia's executive mansion to Governor-elect Jim Gilmore.
Susan Allen says the family sold its Earlysville log home to an adjoining land owner and the family is eager to move into their new house adjacent to the James River.
The ten-acre property of their former home sold for 240-thousand dollars to Doctor David M- Kahler, a University of Virginia orthopedic surgeon.

One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Eva Darcell Walter/Harrison Museum;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;


Steve Tosses to break

E-Soup-Kitchen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=SGO
TAPE#97-97
GRAPHIC=NONE


Giving to others may be part of the Christmas spirit..
But as Scott Goldberg reports, places like soup kitchens are in need of help year round.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Gilbert Feinman/Volunteer; :13
SUPER=01-Bonnie Maggi/Volunteer; :29
SUPER=@Scott1; :35
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=SG, News-7

((
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((NAT SOUND PIANO ))
RUNS=:00
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(( From the music to the food to the volunteers spooning out the healthy portions, it looks a like Christmas at the Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lynchburg.
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SOT 13:36:51
IN Q=I enjoy

((GILBERT FEINMAN: I ENJOY EVERY BIT OF IT. IT'S GOOD TO SEE -- TO HELP YOUR FELLOW MAN. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=FELLOW MAN


Gilbert Feinman has worked at Daily Bread since it opened in 19-82.
Bonnie Maggi just started volunteering.
But she likes it so much, she brought her whole family along to help out in the kitchen.
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SOT 12:50:50
IN Q=i want

((BONNIE MAGGI/VOLUNTEER: I WANT TO GET OTHER PEOPLE OUT HERE BECAUSE IT MAKES ME FEEL GOOD. I WANT THEM TO FEEL GOOD, TOO.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=FEEL GOOD, TOO


**STANDUP**
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SOT 13:20:13
IN Q=IT HAS

((SCOTT GOLDBERG/REPORTER: IT HAS NEVER BEEN THAT HARD FOR SOUP KITCHENS TO FIND PEOPLE TO WORK ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS LIKE CHRISTMAS OR THANKSGIVING. THE REST OF THE YEAR, THOUGH, IT HASN'T BEEN THAT EASY. DAILY BREAD USED TO SERVE MEALS SEVEN DAYS A WEEK. BUT PEOPLE STOPPED VOLUNTEERING. AND ON SATURDAYS, DAILY BREAD HAD TO STOP SERVING.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=SERVING.
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SOT 12:50:19
IN Q=WE HAVE

((BONNIE MAGGI: WE HAVE THE PEOPLE TO FEED WE JUST NEED SOME VOLUNTEERS. ))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=SOME VOLUNTEERS


A calendar in the kitchen keeps track of how many people visit Daily Bread for meals.
This Christmas Day, that number is the lowest its been this month.
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SOT 12:34:18
IN Q=

((ALL OF THEM WAS VERY HAPPY TODAY WHICH MADE US FEEL GOOD TOO. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=GOOD TOO


But on other days soup kitchens need more people like Feinman.
People who plan to volunteer as long as they can.
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SOT 12:36:09
IN Q=I had a chat

((I HAD A CHAT A FEW YEARS AGO WITH MY GOOD FRIEND UP ABOVE. AS YOU KNOW, IT'S GOD. AND I ASKED HIM TO GIVE ME ANOTHER 20-25 MORE YEARS. SO FAR HE'S DONE WELL. ))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=DONE WELL


And so has Feinman.
Seventy-seven years young, and still going strong.
Scott Goldberg, News-7, Lynchburg.))

E-Santa-Essay


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-93
GRAPHIC=Christmas Santa Hat


Christmas is over and Santa may be taking a needed rest, but it won't be long before he starts preparations for next year.
Denise Allen caught up with him in Radford before this year's long journey.
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SOT
IN Q=sound of bells
SUPER=03-Radford; :00
RUNS=1:52
OUT Q=won't eat all of it-- dissolve out



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SOT 3:53:51
IN Q=

((sound of bells jingling))
RUNS=:03
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SOT 3:53:49
IN Q=i need to

((SANTA CLAUS: I NEED TO TAKE OFF MY NORTH POLE COAT BECAUSE I AM TOO HOT. WHEN I LEFT IT WAS 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WHEN I LEFT THE NORTH POLE.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=THE NORTH POLE
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SOT 3:55:08
IN Q=OOH YOU WOULDN'T

((OOH YOU WOULDN'T BELIEVE HOW WARM THIS IS I'VE GOT REINDEER HAIR ALL OVER IT TOO.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=IT TOO
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SOT 04:25:10
IN Q=HE HAS

((HE HAS A REINDEER CALL.))
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SOT 04:11:11
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((sound of horn))
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SOT 04:10:04
IN Q=THIS IS MY

((SANTA: THIS IS MY REINDEER CALLING HORN.))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=HORN
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SOT 4:29:18
IN Q=what does

((what does santa do to call his reindeer? BLOWS HIS HORN THREE TIMES.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=THREE TIMES
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SOT 4:10:33
IN Q=WHEN I BLOW

((SANTA: WHEN I BLOW THIS THREE TIMES IN A ROW IT'S TIME FOR THEM TO COME RUNNING AND LINE UP IN FRONT OF THE SLEIGH.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=OF THE SLEIGH
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SOT 04:02:27
IN Q=LET ME TELL YOU

((LET ME TELL YOU THIS. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY SANTA CLAUS WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE COOKIE?))
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OUT Q=COOKIE
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SOT 04:27:42
IN Q=what's santa's

((what's santa's favorite cookie? CHOCOLATE CHIP.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=CHOCOLATE CHIP
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SOT 04:02:32
IN Q=ARE YOU READY

((SANTA: ARE YOU READY? SAY THIS IS NUMBER ONE, CHOCOLATE CHIP. THIS IS NUMBER TWO, RIGHT HERE, OATMEAL-RAISIN, NUMBER THREE IS SUGAR COOKIES WITH EITHER SPRINKLES OR ICING, NUMBER FOUR IS OREOS AND NUMBER FIVE IS GINGER SNAPS.))
RUNS=:40
OUT Q=IS GINGER SNAPS
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SOT 04:03:28
IN Q=IF YOU LEAVE

((IF YOU NEED GINGER SNAPS IT HELPS ME A LOT IF YOU PUT A CAN OF WHIPPED CREAM OUT THERE. I REALLY LOVE WHIPPED CREAM. I'LL TAKE ONE GINGER SNAP AT A TIME AND GO..makes the sound of whipped cream coming out of the can...AND JUST PUT A LITTLE WHIPPED CREAM ON THERE.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=Won't eat all of it

))

2-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-19
GRAPHIC=NBA


In the N-B-A,
The Utah Jazz won a tight game over Houston 107 to 103
And in Chicago the Bulls showed no Christmas spirit to the Heat, holding Pat Riley's team to just 80 points as the world champs win their sixth straight.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Chicago/NBC; :00


Much of the N-B-A's brain trust was courtside for this potential Eastern Conference finals showdown.
Despite the triple teams; the Heat's Alonzo Mourning managed to find the range on this one. The year around bodybuilder pumped the iron for 16 points before fouling out in the fourth.
King Michael the first had a slow start but finished with a game high 24;
SUPER=32-Chicago/90/Miami/80;

also registering the double-double with 11 rebounds.
Teammate Toni Kockoc also got into the versatility act. He blocks the shot then runs the floor and gives the Scott Burrell for the deuce. Toni had 19 as the Bulls win 90 to 80.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#MR-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



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SOT
IN Q=Flubber
SUPER=13-Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer; :00
SUPER=18-"Flubber"-Disney; :08
SUPER=18-Anna's Grade "C"; :28
RUNS=:34
OUT Q=Kid movie comedy standards



(( "Flubber," Disney Studios update of the "Absent Minded Professor" will have problems finding an audience.
The Flubber character will strike older kids and adults as silly.
Younger kids will quickly lose interest in the romantic triangle and the slow moving plot.
Robin Williams could ben an endearing professor, but the script has him acting in a ridiculous and often illogical manner.
The best character is an amorous flying computer with a crush on the professor.
"Flubber" gets a C.
Not much of the movie makes sense, even for kid-movie comedy standards.))
Steve Live

Double Boxes=SPA & KMC
(Toss to Kimberly)



nc-shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=police shooting


In Davidson, North Carolina a police officer and a teenager were killed last night in a struggle over a gun.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Davidson, NC;

4:07:24
Authorities say a second officer was seriously wounded.
The two were in the neighborhood responding to a call about gunshots.
Residents say the teen was carrying a gun, and police officers ordered him to drop it.
Then a struggle began and all three were shot.
Some residents shouted racial slurs. The teen was black.
The officers were white.
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bliss


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


It is a homecoming for Richard Bliss, but for how long??
The American telecommunications technician returned yesterday to San Diego from Russia where he is accused of spying.
Kevin Cox reports.
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SOT

4:00:40
IN Q=
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;
SUPER=01-Richard Bliss/Accused Spy;
SUPER=01-Dr. Irwin Jacobs/Qualcomm C.E.O.;
SUPER=01-Kevin Cox/Reporting;
RUNS=2:25
OUT Q=


2-Allens


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=allen


Moving trucks will soon be heading from the Governor's mansion to western Chesterfield County.
Governor and Mrs. Allen will have to hand over the keys to Governor-elect Jim Gilmore.
Susan Allen says the family sold its Earlysville log home to an adjoining land owner and the family is eager to move into their new house adjacent to the James River.
The ten-acre property of their former home sold for 240-thousand dollars to Doctor David M- Kahler, a University of Virginia orthopedic surgeon.

Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Aletha Bolden/Harrison Museum;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Steve Tosses to Mel



2-E-rock-slide


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=NONE


Motorists no longer have to worry about delays on Interstate 77, after state police cleaned up the Christmas Eve rock slide.
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dissolve to map-essC
A stretch of 77 was closed on Fancy Gap Mountain in Carroll County at mile markers five and six, for nearly 24-hours. wipe wipe wipe
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:05:51
IN Q=

((NAT SOUND ROCKS FALLING ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=NAT SOUND
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fancy Gap;


State police blame the massive rock slide on heavy rain.
The slide happened Wednesday night at about 7:30.
The debris forced a major detour through U-S Route 52 or into Roanoke until the road reopened about 5:30 yesterday.
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SOT 17:06:09
IN Q=it was really

(( ))
SUPER=01-Chief Don Marsh/Cana Volunteer Fire Dept.; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=very heavily damaged.
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VO-NAT


Highway crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation began cleaning up the mess at daylight.
No one was injured in the rock slide-- and there weren't any backups at the detour.
Crews will spend the next few days assessing the scene, to see if any increased safety measures are necessary.
This isn't the first time a rock slide has caused problems on Fancy Gap Mountain.
In 19-89, a slide just a half mile away closed the road for two MONTHS.
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Soup-Kitchen


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=SGO
TAPE#net (edit of 97-97)
GRAPHIC=NONE


Holiday times bring many out to soup kitchens,-- those in need and those willing to give their time...
But these places get visitors OTHER times of the year, and that's when volunteers are harder to find.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Christmas was a popular day at the Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lynchburg.
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SOT 13:36:51
IN Q=I enjoy

((GILBERT FEINMAN: I ENJOY EVERY BIT OF IT. IT'S GOOD TO SEE -- TO HELP YOUR FELLOW MAN. ))
SUPER=01-Gilbert Feinman/Volunteer; RUNS=:05
OUT Q=FELLOW MAN
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VO-NAT


Gilbert Feinman has worked at Daily Bread since it opened 15 years ago.
Bonnie Maggi just started volunteering and she brought her whole family to help.
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SOT 12:50:50
IN Q=i want

((BONNIE MAGGI/VOLUNTEER: I WANT TO GET OTHER PEOPLE OUT HERE BECAUSE IT MAKES ME FEEL GOOD. I WANT THEM TO FEEL GOOD, TOO.))
SUPER=01-Bonnie Maggi/Volunteer;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=FEEL GOOD, TOO
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VO-NAT


Daily Bread used to serve meals seven days a week, but due to a shortage of volunteers, they've had to stop serving on Saturdays.
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SOT 12:50:19
IN Q=WE HAVE

((BONNIE MAGGI: WE HAVE THE PEOPLE TO FEED WE JUST NEED SOME VOLUNTEERS. ))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=SOME VOLUNTEERS
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VO-NAT


A calendar in the kitchen keeps track of how many people visit Daily Bread for meals.
Yesterday that number was the lowest its been all month.
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Holland


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=legal scales


State Senator Richard J- Holland of Windsor and his son were indicted in September on charges of conspiring to defraud -- misapplying bank funds -- perjury and other charges.
Next month their attorneys head to court to learn who might testify against the two bankers next April.
Holland, chairman of Farmers Bank of Windsor, and his son Richard Junior, president and chief executive of the bank, both pleaded innocent.
If convicted, they could face millions in fines and stiff prison sentences.

bargains


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Merchants are looking to boost their bottom lines today.
They're opening up early and slashing prices as much as 70 percent, hoping to lure shoppers for post-Christmas sales.
Despite a healthy U.S. economy and consumer confidence, the holidays failed to meet the expectations of many retailers.
Many consumers watched their spending; others gave non-traditional gifts like vacations and trips to spas.

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB97-4
GRAPHIC=NFL


In sports,
N-F-L scouts joined thousands of fans for the annual Blue/Gray College football Classic in Montgomery, Alabama yesterday.
And after 55 points; the Gray emerged the winner.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Montgomery, AL/ABC; :00


North Carolina State head coach Mike O'Cain called the shots for the gray squad.
Ed Scissum opened the scoring with this five yard touchdown run thanks to a strong second effort. Gray was out in front 7-nothing.
Then; the Gray goes to the airways with James Brown. The Texas quarterback hits Mike Ricks on a 43 yard touchdown completion as time expires in the first half. 17 to 3 Gray.
Then it was back to the ground attack. Dennis Riddle scoots in from 18 yards away to make it a 24 to 3 ball game.
Brown would work his magic again; this time finding Curtis Alexander on a
SUPER=34-Gray/31/Blue/24;

46 yard TD strike and the gray had this one in the bag up 31-10 in the fourth quarter.
The Blue's Cory Sauters connected with Pat Johnson on this 10 yarder. The Blue won in first downs, rushing and passing yards but lost where it counts (-------------) most; on the scoreboard; 31-24.