[Open]

(////////SOT////////)

[SOT]
[IN-Q=NAT SOUND]
[OUT-Q=NAT SOUND CHEERING]
[RUNS=:04]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The nation's only all-female corps of cadets celebrates graduation day.
(------------)



[VWIL]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-12 1:15:10]
[GRAPHIC=VWIL]


They've built their own history, from the bottom up.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Staunton]


Today theVirginia Women's Institute for Leadership - or V-WIL - graduated its first class.
The military program at Mary Baldwin College was created so V-M-I would not have to admit women.
A Roanoke cadet says the program posed a unique challenge for its pioneering students.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Throughout]

((THROUGHOUT THE FOUR YEARS OF V-WIL WE'VE CREATED A TRADITION THAT HASN'T COME FROM TRADITION AND IT HASN'T COME FROM ANY GREAT HISTORICAL BACKGROUND.))
[SUPER=01-Trimble Bailey/VWIL Corps Commander]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=great historical background]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Now that V-M-I has admitted women, cadets in this all-female program are fighting to prove they still deserve funding.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]

((I THINK WE'LL PROVE THAT IT'S DEFINITELY BEEN A WORTHWHILE VENTURE.))
[SUPER=01-Sherri Sharpe/VWIL Class of '99]
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=worthwhile venture.]
(------------)
[anchor=Jean]
[graphic=hold]


School officials say the number of applicants to V-WIL has increased... and they're confident the program will continue after state and V-M-I subsidies run out next year.


[Missing-Woman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-14 1:00:36]
[GRAPHIC=Pulley Still Missing]


A massive search to find a missing Pittsylvania County woman has ended for the night as an unsolved mystery.
Marya Jones reports on the search efforts to locate Patty Jo Pulley, who disappeared one week ago today.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[SUPER=01-Richard Gardner/Friend; :09]
[SUPER=07-Harold Plaster/Pittsylvania Co. Sheriff; :29]
[SUPER=07-Deanna Reams/Friend; :40 QUICK]
[Super=01-Todd Peck/Danville Youth Pastor; :47]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=MJ N7]

(( As search teams canvassed 20 square miles north of the Dan River, hopes for finding Patty Jo Pulley safe ran high.
[SOT 2:25:01 - 2:25:12]

((RICHARD GARDNER/FRIEND: I STILL HOLD OUT HOPE THAT SHE IS ALIVE SOMEWHERE...BUT I HONESTLY DON'T KNOW...I HONESTLY DO NOT KNOW.))
[RUNS= :11]


Rescue workers with air-scenting dogs searched the river.
Helicopters flew overhead.
Search parties scoured miles of fields and woods.
But they found no clues to explain Pulley's disappearance.
[SOT 15:20:45 - 15:20:50]

((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF : AT THIS TIME WE'VE NOT FOUND ANYTHING THAT'S SIGNIFICANT TO THE INVESTIGATION.))
[RUNS= :05]


About 130 volunteers signed up to join in the search effort.
Among them were those who knew her well... [2:35:39 - 2:35:42] ((DEANNA REAMS: I CAN'T IMAGINE HER LEAVING OR DOING THIS ON PURPOSE.))
[RUNS= :04]


And those who just wanted to help. [2:30:12 - 2:30:20] ((TODD PECK/DANVILLE YOUTH PASTOR: I JUST THOUGHT ABOUT THE FACT THAT IT COULD BE MY WIFE AND IF IT WERE MY WIFE, I WOULD WANT SOME FOLKS OUT HELPING ME.))
[RUNS= :08]


For many, it was a search that ended with few leads, but continued hopes.
Marya Jones, News 7.))

[Scales]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-18 23:14]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A new trial date has been set for the identical twin brothers accused of killing a man inside a crowded Blacksburg nightspot.
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/November 1998;]


Terry and Kerry Scales were originally scheduled to go on trial today.
They're accused of shooting and killing a Florida man inside Arnold's restaurant in August, 1997.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August 1997;]


Police say the twins each admitted firing shots inside the restaurant.
An August trial date has now been set.
(----------------)



[GA-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-A]
[GRAPHIC=School Shooting]


The defense attorney for the teen accused of wounding six classmates in Georgia- says the boys parents are devastated.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Friends say Thomas Solomon Junior was upset because he had just been dumped by his girlfriend.
[SUPER=03-Conyers, GA]


Meanwhile today two of the wounded students were released from the hospital. They talked about what happened.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:18:51]
[IN Q=It sounded]

((JASON CHEEK/SHOOTING VICTIM: IT SOUNDED LIKE SOMETHING LIKE A FIRECRACKER THAT WENT OFF. I THOUGHT TO MYSELF THAT'S NOT FUNNY. THEY SHOULDN'T BE DOING THAT. WHEN I WENT TO TURN AROUND AND LOOK MY LEG HAD A SHARP PAIN IN IT. I STILL DIDN'T REALIZE I'D BEEN SHOT.))
[SUPER=01-Jason Cheek/Shooting Victim;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=I'd been shot.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Sheriff's deputies confirmed that Solomon smuggled a 22 caliber rifle onto his school bus yesterday hidden in his pant leg- the 357 magnum was in his backpack.
Sheriffs deputies say the boy got the weapons from a gun cabinet at home.
(------------)




[Gun-Control]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-11 1:09:34]
[GRAPHIC=Gun Control]


Gun CONTROL is the topic of conversation in Washington.
In Roanoke, law enforcement officers are wondering if new laws will help fight crime.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


One provision the Senate passed would make it tougher to buy guns at pawn shops, requiring a 24-hour mandatory waiting period.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 1997]

[from beta tape]
Miguel Ortiz bought his murder weapon at a Roanoke pawn shop two years ago.
That store's manager said a waiting period would not have stopped Ortiz from killing.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:10:17]
[IN Q=this gentleman]

((THIS GENTLEMAN FILED EVERYTHING ON THE PAPERS AND WAS GIVEN AN APPROVAL NUMBER FROM VIRGINIA STATE POLICE TO OWN A HANDGUN.))
[SUPER=01-Todd Wirt/The Pawn Shop Manager;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=a handgun]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Roanoke police say there was no way to know Ortiz would use the gun to kill.
And Sergeant John Castleman said it's doubtful stricter gun laws would have helped.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:00:25]
[IN Q=we can]

((WE CAN SLOW IT UP, WE CAN MAKE THEM JUMP THROUGH SEVERAL HOOPS. BUT STOP IT ENTIRELY? PROBABLY NOT.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. John Castleman/Roanoke Police;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=probably not]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[Graphic=Hold]


Last year more than 170-thousand people bought handguns in Virginia after undergoing background checks.
Only 25-hundred applications were denied.
[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey [WX1] [11:00pm] [05/21/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [EFFECT TO] [WXPRO/FULL]CURRENT TEMPS WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Hills]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=99-16 31:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Hill's Department Stores closed for good today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

But shoppers will soon have another choice. Virginia's 12 Hill's Stores, including five in our area, will be reopening as Ames in July. Ames is the largest regional discount retailer in the nation. It has acquired 153 Hill's stores throughout the country.
(------------)




[Wythe-Study]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-19 16:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Financial help could be on the way - to alleviate traffic congestion where Interstates 77 and 81 overlap in Wythe County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wythe Co./April; ]


The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board has tentatively approved 2 and half million dollars for the project in its upcoming budget.
An earlier study looked at ways to widen Interstate 81.
It also examined the possibility of separating the two interstates.
If money is approved-- this new more "in-depth" study would likely begin next year.
(----------------)



[Natural-Bridge]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-22 38:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A day of celebration is scheduled for the Natural Bridge tomorrow.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Natural Bridge;]


Officials are celebrating its designation as a national historic site.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16.20.40 16.20.55]
[IN Q=Obviously it's a]

((DAVE PARKER/:OBVIOUSLY IT'S A VERY COVETED HONOR AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DOES NOT DESIGNATE THAT MANY IN ANY ONE GIVEN YEAR. SO, WITH THE STRICT CRITERIA THAT YOU HAVE TO MEET--CERTAINLY ANYBODY OR ANY SITE THAT DOES MEET THAT CRITERIA TO RECEIVE THAT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR RECOGNIZE THAT SITE IS A TREMENDOUS HONOR.))
[SUPER=01-Dave Parker/Natural Bridge]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=a tremendous honor.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Civil war re-enactments and military drills are a few of the activities scheduled to take place in honor of the occassion.
Representative Bob Goodlatte will be on hand for the event as well as Thomas Jefferson's fifth great-grandson.
Later in the day a bronze plaque will be unveiled under the Natural Bridge in honor of the designation.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=none]


The festivities get underway at 10.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The search is on in Lexington for a design to honor war veterans.
Details coming up.
Plus...
(/////////SOT/////////)
[SOT]
[IN-Q=NATS DRUMMING]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT-Q=NATS DRUMMING]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

the sights and sounds of a Powwow are underway to honor Native American tribes in the Commonwealth.
The story, straight ahead.
(-------------)



[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=by storm"]
(---------------)



[Monacan-Powwow]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-13 1:15:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The hills of Amherst County will be echoing this weekend with the sounds of Native American drumbeats, singing and chanting.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


The seventh annual Monacan Indian Powwow got underway today, with hundreds of area school children getting a firsthand look at Indian culture.
The Monacans, whose roots go back hundreds of years in Amherst County, say the powwow helps them re-educate the public about Native American life.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 10:17:42]
[IN Q=They only see]

((KENNETH BRANHAM/MONACAN CHIEF: THEY ONLY SEE THE THINGS THEY SEE ON T-V, THE HOLLYWOOD INDIAN, WE ALWAYS SAY. THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT, IT'S NOT THE REAL THING AND WE LIKE TO SHOW THE DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Branham/Monacan Chief]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=show the difference.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The powwow features demonstrations of Indian dance, basket making and storytelling.
It runs through Sunday.
(------------)



[Lake-Level]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-10 1:56:00]
[GRAPHIC=SML]


Smith Mountain Lake is down about two feet below normal.
But some residents want to make sure they will not be left high and dry.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


Several lake communities say A-E-P should not need the governor's permission to release less water downstream from the dam.
And they say they should be able to reduce downstream flow BEFORE the lake is critically low.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:18:40]
[IN Q=Downstream users]

((DOWNSTREAM USERS WILL NOT BE ADVERSELY IMPACTED. THEY WILL BE ABLE TO CONTINUE OPERATING AND WILL HAVE ENOUGH WATER.
BUT THAT WOULD CONSERVE WATER IN THE LAKE TO SUPPORT THAT FLOW LONGER.))
[SUPER=01-John Lindsey/Movement Coordinator;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=that flow longer]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The fish hatchery downstream says the new proposal is fine as long as it still gets enough water to survive.
It's up to federal officials to decide whether to make the change.
(------------)




[Lexington-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-24 12:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Officials in the Rockbridge region are looking for some help in creating a memorial to war veterans.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]


They're holding a contest for the design of the "Veterans' Memorial."
Officials plan to have the winning design built in the courtyard in front of the old courthouse along Main Street.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15.19.44 - 15.20.04]
[IN Q=According to statistics]

((DON AUSTIN/COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR:ACCORDING TO STATISTICS THE VFW, FRANKLY, HAVE GIVEN US, THERE'S IN EXCESS I THINK OF 30 THOUSAND WORLD WAR II VETERANS THAT ARE PASSING ON. AND, I FEEL LIKE THEY AS WELL AS ALL OUR VETERANS THAT REPRESENTED THE ARMED FORCES REALLY NEED TO BE RECOGNIZED. ))
[SUPER=01-Don Austin/County Administrator;]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=to be recognized.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The memorial will be a tribute to all veterans who have served in any war.
Officials will be accepting designs until July 14th.
The winner will get a cash prize in addition to seeing his or her design become a reality.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Entries should be sent to the county administrator's office in downtown Lexington.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Still to come on the Newscast- does the losing streak end for soap star Susan Lucci?
We'll have the answer, and the winners and losers from tonight's Daytime emmy awards.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


And what would you do if the bridal shop with your wedding gown went up in smoke? The story coming up.
(----------------)



[lotto]
[SUPER=136-5 8 5/0 6 7 8/9 12 14 17 28/1 15 26 37 41/13]






[Bridal-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


It's a nightmare come true for brides-to-be.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dover, NH]


Fire ravaged a New Hampshire bridal shop yesterday.
The result: heaps of ruined wedding gowns on the ground.
They were being housed in the shop until the wedding days for dozens of brides.
(------------)



[Daytime-Emmys]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-B]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The who's who of daytime TV reeled in the awards tonight.
But the big question: Did Susan Lucci win best actress after years of being nominated?
Lisa Hughes has highlights from tonight's daytime Emmy Awards.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=04-CBS/Dick Clark Productions; ]
[Super=01-Jonathan Jackson/Best Younger Actor;]
[Super=01-Bob Barker/Lifetime Achievement Award; ]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Hughes/CBS News;]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=CBS News.]


(( Daytime dramas were born in New York City. And it was only fitting the last Daytime Emmy awards show of the Millenium would be held here. the Soaps' biggest night roared out of the gate with the first trophy going to Rosie O'Donnell for Best Talk Show Host.
Rosie O'Donnell, Best Talk Show Host:
from talk shows to soaps... the screams erupted in Madison Square Garden when Jonathan Jackson won his THIRD Emmy for Best Younger Actor.
Jonathan Jackson, Best Younger Actor:
Not to be topped in a dramatic acceptance speech, Y and R's Heather Tom credited a little "pixie dust" for her award as Best Younger Actress.
Heather Tom, Best Younger Actress:
But the evening wasn't all about the soaps. Other winners included Bob Barker -- who received a Lifetime Achievement Award for CBS' The Price is Right. Bob Barker, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Susan Lucci ))
[Weather] [05/21/1999] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Statistics [MUSIC UNDER] [COMMERCIAL] [CK/CHYRON/VIEWERNET] [CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS [CK/CHYRON/5 PAGES] FORECASTS [ESS/FULL] EXTENDED FORECAST [Forecasts]
[SUPER=#577]
[SUPER=X5000]
[SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/Light Winds/54-56/Partly Sunny/Shower Late/80-82]
[SUPER=331-Mostly/Clear/54-58/Partly/Sunny/83-86]
[SUPER=332-Partly/Cloudy/48-50/Partly Sunny/Afternoon Shower/78-80]
[SUPER=333-Partly/Cloudy/54-56/Afternoon/Showers/78-80]
[SUPER=334-Partly Cloudy/Light Winds/48-50/Afternoon/Showers/76-78]

[SUPER=X5001][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=extra]
[GRAPHIC=none]


lots of sports for ya tonight but first, our
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-file]

extra point. Mike Tyson has been in jail since february, but he is getting out. Maryland paolore commissioners voted 5 to 1 to grant the former champ ma release. He should be getting out no later than june 4th. more sports after the break

(------------)


[S-Terriers]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-39]
[GRAPHIC=Baseball]


Highlights from five district tournament championship games this morning... we start on the diamond in the Blue Ridge District baseball title tilt. William Byrd's Bo Royal racked up 7 RBI's on a grand slam and a three run homer to lead the Terriers over Salem 14-4.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Spartans vs. Terriers]

Lets go right to the action. In the bottom of the second, watch Matt McGuire send this Salem pitch out of the yard, a two run homer that put the Terriers on top 4 to nothing.
[SUPER=34-William Byrd/14/Salem/4;]Salem answered. In the top of the fourth inning, Chris Gumner smacks a solo homer

to right center, making the count 4-2 Byrd and the Terriers, behind Royal win the district tournament crown.
(------------)



[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-31 tc 1:29:19]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


The Blue Ridge District Soccer Tournament heated up as Blacksburg and Salem prepared for the battle in Daleville.


(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville/Blacksburg vs. Salem;]


The war between the Indians and the Spartans began as the sun was setting last night.
And Blacksburg would draw first blood.
Brandon Powell makes the pass by Salem defenders to a waiting Dustin Bond. Bond fires off the shot, it banks off the far post for the score.
[super=34-Blacksburg/3/Salem/0;]


The Indians don't let up as Powell again makes the assist, Nick Hanson puts Powell's cross over the outstretched arms of the Spartan net-minder for Blacksburg's second goal.
And the Indians go on to beat Salem 3-to-0.
(------------)




[S-Byrd]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-34]
[GRAPHIC=softball]


On to the Blue Ridge softball tournament tournament final between Northside and the Lady Terriers.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Terriers vs. Vikings; :00]


Northside coach Lynn Richmond would watch a pitchers dual.
In the top of the first, Northside ace Brandy Bailey strikes out a Byrd batter and then gets some love from her catcher Brett Newman.
[SUPER=34-Northside/1/William Byrd/0;]Then Lady Terrier pitcher Aaron Smith KO's a Northside batter in the bottom

of the first inning.
Northside inched by Byrd with a run in the seventh to win the district title 1-nothing.
(------------)


[S-RVD]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-26]
[GRAPHIC=soccer]


In the Roanoke Valley District soccer championships the Patrick Henry girls blanked Cave Spring 3 to nothing. Catherin Jordan scored 12 mintues in and two second half goes did the trick.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Patriots vs. Knights; :00]

on the boys side...the ultimate soccer fan...a cool dude...speaking of cool dudes..that guy..Bruce Mahan..is cool...and guunning for his fifth straight RVD tournament title before he retires as the Knights coach.
[SUPER=34-Cave Spring/2/Patrick Henry/1;]Scoreless into the second half, watch PH's Sean Mercer nearly score with th

e header.
But John the Hitman Hartman draws first blood as he weaves through traffic and blasts this shot home, Knights go on to win the title 2-1 in overtime.
(------------)

((BYE BYE))

[S-Glenvar]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-36]
[GRAPHIC=BASEBALL]


In the Three Rivers District baseball championship, Glenvar topped Radford 12 to 1. In softball Glenvar also won the district crown over Floyd County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Highlanders vs. Buffaloes; :00]


The lady Buffaloes recieved a warm welcome at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.
Floyd gets on the board first. Amanda Harmon hits a shot right back at the pitcher who spins and goes for the double
play. But the throw is high, allowing Allison [SUPER=34-Glenvar/7/Floyd Co./2;]Hatcher to score from second to make the

count 1-nothing lady Buffaloes in the top of the first inning.
The Lady Highlanders retaliate in the bottom of the second when Floyd pitcher Amanda Pratt throws the pitch in the dirt, allowing Shannon Paxton to come on down and Glenvar wins 7-2.
(------------)
[anchor=steve]
[graphic=soccer]


in Soccer the Radford beat the Highlanders 3-2 in the 3 rivers tournament title game.[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-38]
[GRAPHIC=NBA Playoffs]


In the NBA playoffs last night, Indiana wins 97 - 86 to take a 3-nothing game lead in the series.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portland, OR; :00]


and yesterday, Trailblazers head coach Mike Dunleavy was presented with the NBA coach of the year award. He lead Portland to a 35 and 15 regular season mark and it's first division crown in seven years.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="so much...]
[SUPER=01-Mike Dunleavy/NBA Coach of the Year; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=....the league..."]
(-------------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC;]


While Dunleavy recieved 48 votes, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Larry brown got 23 votes and came in second place in the NBA coach of the year ballot.
(------------------------)



[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Tech baseball]


Virginia Tech openned the double elimination Atlantic 10 baseball tournament in Philadelphia yesterday with a 13-6 loss to Lasalle. Matt Griswald hit a two run homer and Barry Gouch and John West each had solo homeruns for tech but Lasalle wins. Tech had to come back last night and beat Umass to stay alive and the Hokies did - 9-4. They will meet LaSalle today for the championship and must beat them twice to win the A-10 tourney.


[S-Softball]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-40]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA DIV 2 SOFTBALL]


The Bisons stampeded Ferris State in day two of the NCAA Division II Softball National Championship at the Moyer Sports complex today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/NCAA Divsion II Second Day; :00]

Ferris State and North Dakota State would battle on a bright and sunny day, perfect for a game.
We pick up the action in the top of the second and a pitchers dual would unfold. The Bison's Julie Fromm gets the strikeout to end the inning.
Then in the bottom of the second, North Dakota State woyuld score when Michelle [SUPER=34-North Dakota State/4/Ferri

s/3;]Wiest hits a fly ball over short, it's droppe, a run scores from second to make it 1-nothing Bisons and North Dakota State wins it 4-3. The Bisons will play game nine Saturday at noon.
(------------)


[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


still to come in sports, we will turn our attention to Charlotte and the Winston activities
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


Jeff Burton is gonna talk about his run..in anotehr big race, the Coke 600.
(------------)


[S-Charlotte]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-43]
[GRAPHIC=Charlotte Speedway]


Winston All star race festivities kicked off in Charlotte at the Lowes speedway last night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Speedvision; :00]


Winston Cup drivers qualified for the 20 spots available for the Winston. The field is made up of past winston cup champions, past champs of the winston, previous race winners from 1998 and winners this season. Bobbyy labonte would take the top spot in the Interstate Pontiac.
Dale Earnhardt also had a good run. the format requires the drivers to run three laps and make a pit stop.
Ricky Rudd got a little too anzious coming out of the pits during his run and would spin.
The night shifted to the Winston Open no bull twin 25's, two races, 15 cars in each. and Mike Skinner takes the checkered flag in the first twin. Rookie Tony Stewart would come on strong to win the second 25 lap heat.
(------------)

((BYE BYE))


[S-Burton]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-42 5421TC]
[GRAPHIC=charlotte]


Tomorrow night, DRIVERS compete in the Winston Open and the Winston for more than one point three million dollars.
Jeff Burton says competing in this race is a blast, but there's nothing like the Coca-Cola 600 next weekend.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="It's kind of like...]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Burton/Two Wins This Season;:00]
[RUNS=:37]
[OUT Q=...YOU GET."]
(------------)


[Severinsen]


[ANCHOR=jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-15 31:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Doc Severinsen...the trumpeter and musical director known for his performances on the "Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson...comes to the Salem Civic Center this Saturday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Severinsen will not only do some big band music but also play several solos with his trumpet.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:03:21]
[IN Q=the trumpet]

((DOC SEVERINSEN:THE TRUMPET IS MY MISTRESS. SHE'S THE BOSS OR HE'S THE BOSS))
[SUPER=01-Doc Severinsen]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=the boss -- DOUBLE OUT!]
(----------)

[vo-nat]
David Wiley with the Roanoke Symphony will also perform.
Severinsen promises a good time for the audience.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:10:35]
[IN Q=I'm going to be]

((DOC SEVERINSEN: I'M GOING TO BE HAVING FUN AND THOSE WILD OUTFITS THAT I GOT KNOWN FOR...I'LL HAVE AN ABUNDANCE OF THOSE))
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=an abundance of those]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Severinsen is planning to release his new album this summer...featuring the former "Tonight Show" band.

[Close-ID]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=]
(Weekday 6 only)
SUPER=x4032; e-mail/Most Watched/Copyright/WEEKDAYS
SUPER=x4033; Fax/Most Watched/Copyright/WEEKDAYS
(Weekend 6 only)

SUPER=x4031; Fax/Copyright/WEEKENDS [SUPER=x4030; e-mail/Copyright/WEEKENDS]