[Sports-Extra]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=Dal]
[TAPE# sports extra]
[GRAPHIC=Stacy Compton]

[TAG TAG TAG TAG TAG TAG]
The new race season is upon us and Stacy Compton promises fans a banner year.
Compton is hoping a new sponsor and crew chief will translate into top five finishes week in and week out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Stacy Compton]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Monday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Compton/RC Cola Truck Driver; :19]
[SUPER=03-Lake Buena Vista, FL/ESPN-January 18; 1:11]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=NOW AND THEN]

(( Stacy Compton has been around the track a few times.
First in a go-cart then in late models and in 1996 he entered some Winston Cup races.
And that put the 31-year-old in the driver's seat of the Royal Crown F150.
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[SOT 12:29:59]
[IN Q=I'VE ALWAYS]

((STACY COMPTON/RC COLA TRUCK DRIVER: I'VE ALWAYS SURROUNDED MYSELF WITH GOOD PEOPLE ALL MY LIFE, THAT HELPS A LOT. TO BE ABLE TO GET A BREAK AND I'VE HAD A LOT OF SUPPORT FROM A LOT OF DIFFERENT PEOPLE AND WE'VE ALWAYS BEEN ABLE TO GET GOOD SPONSORS EVEN IN THE LATE MODEL.)) [RUNS:19]
[OUT Q=THE LATE MODEL]


This is Compton's second year in the Craftsman Truck Series.
Royal Crown has signed on as a major sponsor.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((THEY'VE BEEN INVOLVED IN RACING LONG ENOUGH TO KNOW WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT AND WE'RE EXCITED THEY'RE GOING TO DO A LOT OF PROMOTION. THEY SORT OF WANT TO BE THE POSTER TRUCK OF THE TRUCK SERIES.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=OF THE TRUCK SERIES]


But that also means the soda company is pouring in bucks.
Compton says that translates into better equipment and some personnel changes.
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[SOT 12:29:09]
[IN Q=we brought a]

((WE BROUGHT IN A NEW CREW CHIEF IN THAT WE FEEL WILL BE BENEFICIAL AND WE'LL GET MORE EQUIPMENT. LAST YEAR WE HAD 1 TRUCK, THIS YEAR WE'LL HAVE SIX TRUCKS.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=SIX TRUCKS]


He and the team are driving for a top five finish at seasons end.
But in January at the Walt Disney World Speedway, Compton finished 30th after burning up a rear end cooler.
The team has adjusted and now it's time to test the changes.
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[SOT 12:27:58]
[IN Q=WE'LL DO TESTING]

((WE'LL DO TESTING HERE. FORD HAS TESTS IN INDIANAPOLIS AND NASHVILLE THAT WE'LL GO TO, WE GO TO THE WIND TUNNEL BETWEEN NOW AND THEN,)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=NOW AND THEM]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]

[SS hold]
The next Truck series event is the Metro-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex, April fourth.
In the meantime, Compton getting back into a late model on the South Boston Speedway for today's race.

The Jim Harris' Chevrolet gives Compton some drive time inbetween truck races.[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=Dal]
[TAPE# none]


Magna Vista and G.W. Danville win state championships.
And Richmond loses in the second round of the N-C-Double-A Tournament.
Now here's another look at the scoreboard.
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[reset]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=......last score."]
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[2-SHOT]
(Toss to Andrew for Movie Review)


[Iron-Mask]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=wknd enterteainment]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The latest reincarnation of the Man in the Iron Mask opens this weekend, with Leonardo DeCaprio fresh from the success of Titanic.
But Dennis Cunningham has a sinking feeling about this one.
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[SOT]

[06:22:54 Sat. Morn.]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Cunningham/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=04-United Artists Pictures; :16]
[RUNS=1:53]
[OUT Q=for CBS News.]



[Mornin-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#Morn Promo]
[GRAPHIC=News-7 Mornin]


You can start your work day off right with News-7 Mornin all this week.
Here's Steve Pardon with a look ahead.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm looking over (singing)]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :12]
[RUNS=:34]
[OUT Q=at 6 AM.]


[Singing-Dogs]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


They may not win any grammies, but they put on quite a show.
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[SOT]

[6:02:23]
[IN Q=woman and dog]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=end of black dog singing]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The musical mutts are hoping to become America's best singing pet.
There's actually a contest underway and this was one of the preliminary rounds. (------------) The winner will be chosen later this year and will get to cut his or her own record.