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The Carolina times. (Durham, N.C.) 1919-current, April 02, 1977, Page 10, Image 10

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n-TKSCAROLWATir.'.ES SAT, APRIL 2. 1877 v iy v C2 , Bosk Sou teffiGil GREENSBORO - A&T State University initiated a new era in its athletic program by naming James McKinley as head football coach, and Gene littles as head basketball coach. McKinley, 32, resigned as head coach at Central State University in Ohio to accept the A&T position. Littles, 35, had served the past two years as assistant basketball coach at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. The new appointments, both effective immediately, were announced by A&T chancellor, Dr. Lewis C. Dowdy, at a Friday, March 25 noon" press conference. "We are confident that we have in Jim McKinley and Gene Littles, two highly quali fied and talented young coaches," said Dowdy. "We are certain that they will pur sue a course of excellence in guiding these two important segments of the A&T athletic program." Dowdy commended the A&T Search Committee and athletic director,. Cal Irvin, for their nominations. He said the committee interviewed more than 100 applicants for' the two positions. McKinley, who starred in football at Western Michigan 'University, compiled a 32-9-4 record in five years ' of high school coaching at Alle gan (Michigan) High School and won three conference championships. His record in three years as head coach at Central State University was 17-15. McKinley, also served one year as defensive linebacker coach at Eastern Michigan. As a player, he earned. All-American Conference honors as a tightendin 1965. He was born in Chicago, grew, up in Bangor, Mich;, and is married to Mrs. Connie Mc Kinley. The McKinleys have a daughter. ' . McKinley holds a bache lor's degree in physical edu cation from Western Michi gan and the master's degree from Eastern Michigan Uni versity.' Littles is considered to be ", one of the finest . college players ever to play, in North Carolina. In four years as a K layer for High Point College, e earned NAI A All-American honors three times and All- Carolina Conference four .times. From . 1969-1975, he played professional basketball with the Carolina Cougars and . the Kentucky Colonels of the -American Basketball League. A native of Washington, D. C, Littles holds a bache lor's degree in physical edu cation 'from High Point College, and he is working on a master's degree at Appa lachian State University. He is married to Mrs. Rita M. Littles. They have two sons, Darren and Travis. McKinley will replace Hornsby Howell who re signed as the Aggies' head football coach. Littles will succeed Warren Reynolds, who . also stepped down as A&Ts basketball coach. , BASKETBALL: BALLET - Bulls' Norm Van Uer watches as rebounding ball falls free, after Laker's Kareem Abduklabbar (33) blocked Van Lier's shot during the 1st quarter of game. Chicago beat Los Angeles'1 02-86. (UPI). NCCU Softball Team Splits First 6 Games EAGLES BEGIN SPRING PRACTICE Coach Willie S. Smith greeted some 70 football players to the annual, spring practice at NCCU, The Eagles are preparing to buoy their 1976 record of 6-5 when they defeated Elizabeth City 344, Winstori-Salem 31-7,- Delaware State 27-16, Virginia State 14-7, Johnson C. Smith 10-3 andN.C. A&T 17-16. Coach Smith is faced with replacing two Afl-MEAC first team selected ; Tackle Darius Helton and safety Louis Breeden. Second team All MEAC defensive tackle Bobby Miller, lineback Aaron Whi taker. quarterback Ricky Moore, guard Nathan Morrow, s their season on March 10th defensive tackle Joseph bv losine to Winston-Salem NCCU Women's Softball team under the direction of Mrs. Sandra Shuler, has proved To" be a potent offensive wea-. pon in its first year of operation. The Eaglettes have split three doubleheaders to date and have displayed quite an array of hitters. The Eaglettes opened winning the second game 20 14. Ballard, linebackers Allen Overton, George Jones, and Grover Battle, and cornerback Charles Romes are veteran players that Smith must replace.: .. Next Week: How things went the first week at NCCU Spring Practice. 104 then rebounding in the nightcap and winning 18-11. On March 23: the Eaelettes ........... .w otner dropped the first game to Coach UNC-Chapel Hill 15-6, then upended the Lady Heels 13-11. On March 25, the Eagles split with Shaw University - .dropp ing the first game 30-26 and I 1 YVONNE PERKINS DURilAM COUNTY COnf.lUIJITY EDUCATION PROGRAM UDHia -.CAQP For Boys and Girls Who llavo Coaphtpj lst-6th Grades j . ------ V ' " l MERRICK-MOORE Elementary School Summer Camp 2325 Check Rd. . Phillip Rigdon Principal Eddie Tice ' Coordinator. PEARSONTOWN Elementary School Summer Camp 4915 Baiboe Rd. . Shelred Cunningham Principal Virginia Tyndall Coordinator HILLANDALE Elementary School Summer Camp 2107 Hillandaie Road Wm. McCautey Principal Bob Simpson Coordinator . HOLT I Elementary School Summer Camp ' 4019 Holt School , Road .'..' James Armstrong Principal ' ' Bob Simpson Coordinator - LOWES GROVE Elementary School , Summer Camp S. AlstonAve. Alexander Decker Principal Virginia Tyndall Coordinator All Ccr.niur.iry Education Camps Stat Monday, Jano 20, 1977 EDOLLnEtlT IS LDITED CAMP FEES: Fee is S20.00 per week.. Each additional sister or brother may attend - for only $15.00 per week. A special 8-week rate is ' available. Registration: fee; S10.0Q, HOURS OF CAMP: Camp is open at 7:00 a.m. to ,6:00 p.m. with supervision. ' Actual scheduled programs start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30. LUNCH AND SNACKS: INSURANCE: Orange juice, milk, and cereal will be served when camper arrives. A hot lunch will be : served . at noon. Milk , and : cookies will be served in the afternoon,' AD summer campers will be covered by an accident policy which also affords coverage for any traveling campers during the . day session; Policy is free to campers. . - , -, For more information or application forms for the five ' camps listed ' above, , call or write: Mr. Joe Bowman ; . Camp Director P.O. Box 2854 , ." '' West Durham Station t ''. " Durham, N. C. 27705 477-4343- : . ' ' '" V Or pick up a copy at any participating school site.,. i.; . : . ' ' ' .? Other day camping opportunities are also avail able. The following agencies of the Durham County Community Education Task Force are planning camps: - I YWCA: Veronica Williams; 688-4396 YMCA: Jack Martin, 682-0313 City Recreation Dept.: 7 -- Carl Washington, 688-8021 N. C. Central University, Coach Carter, . 683-6256 ' - " Lcvo Sppnd tho Summer Together" Sy) C:v;!:;::.!f Cijci;!:.:2 , Cherecfcr. and Fun in Day Cppbg O p. dA Mi. In the six games to date the Eaglettes have scored 87 runs while giving up 91-. They are hitting .359 as a team while the opponents are hitting. 275. The Eaglettes are hitting at least t300. Freshman left fielder Barbara McPhail leads the team with a.593 batting average. She leads the team in hits (16) and runs scored (15). Senior Yvonne Perkins and freshman Teresa Williams are planted at 500. Perkins, who has missed two games, has 8 runs batted in to place second on the team'. She has hit one home run. Williams, a sleek second base man, also has hit one home run. , , Uarlene Hammonds, the shortfielder is carrying a.391 average with two doubles. Janice Strickland, a catcher first basewoman has slugged 2 home runs against Shaw and is leading the team With 9 runs batted in on her .375 average. Centerfielder Janice Earle has a .333 average with a double and BLACK SKI SCENE RACER -? Stan McArthur of Los Angeles, Calif pondsrtd results after a run on the NASTAR race course at Vail, Colo. He was one of 375 skiers at the event from all over the country. The Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co Milwaukee, Wis., provided prizes for the skiers who raced near the top of 11,250 foot Vail Mountain. f ; ! : - . 60 Schools Partidpato In Chocrlcading Competition Sixty Receive $200 cash, a distinctive CHARLOTTE cheerleaders ..squads ; from North Carolina and South a triple. Joanne Harris, a third Carolina high schools are to vie baseman." is at .318" with a early next month for the top double and a triple. Tennis Team Drops 2-2 The 1977 NCCU Eagles Tennis team opened their No. 2 players - Bennett Miller is sporting 3-1 record in position in the Caro winds Cheeleaders Championship. ' General Manager Michael Bartlett said the competi tion will begin at 10 ajn. on Sat., April 2, : . in the theme park's Paladium amphitheater. Besides stimulating 'banner and a portable public address system which can be used at pep rallies,' athletic events and various school functions. The first place runner . up will receive $150 in cash and a special banner. The second and third runners up will receive- $100 and $75 respectively and an engraved plaque. ' Each team is to perform. .... . . - t 1 ,. VT A T 1-1 3- 1 1 1 . .. r ma n v in.nn. rtT fnl. hJhii. season witn two convincing singles piay. wo. rwger wuvw i scnooi spim, ana promoting w a hujuihuui ui wu muu-jyins-tpver W)rispn-5alern 6-3 and No. 6 Keith Haywood arete?rh participatwpy BarfJtT, tesjand I ..will ,be judged brlpri- and " 7-2. Last week, they also j-i in angles piay, wnjue saia, vc wiU ' De awaraing gmauiy, aegreoi oi amiciuy, dropped two contests 7-2 to N. C. A&T State and 8-1 to Elon College. Coach Harry Edmonds, saddled with no scholarships and one returning veteran, i$ counting on youth to lift the Eagles to their usual heights. In spite of their . 2-2 re cord, the Eagles have several shining stars. No. 3 Tamaz Greene is 2-2. The remaining Eagles Tennis schedule is: March 31 St. Augustine's in Durham; April 1 Si. Paul's in Durham; April 8 - St. Paul's in .Lawrenceville, Va.; April 18 N. C, A&T in Durham; and April 20, St. Augustine's in Raleigh. $525 in cash prizes earmarked for the school activity funds. The first place winner will precision, unity, appearance, voice projection, clarity and enthusiasm, Bartlett said. " v Lady IV II I uuiiaofj IS 10 Play On MU Toam IVERY.B0DY o 0 o o NO CREDIT NO PROBLEM SLOW CREDIT BANKRUPT T-BIRD o LTD O MUSTANG LTD II o PICKUP o PINTO GRANADA o MAVERICK o VAN All you need is a steady job and a reasonable down payment and we can put you in a new 77 Ford Car or Truck! . Caff Preston Perry, at 682-91 71 ORANGEBURG - Two members of the South Caro lina State College women's basketball team which cap tured the State AIAW cham pionship and was recently . named the top ranked team in the nation, - have .been selected to play on the Palmetto State's AAU squad. Margaret English, a 6-3 sophomore and 6-0 senior Althea McGriff ; along with other top players from the state will represent South Caro lina in the national AAU tour nament in Fullerton,. Calif., March 28 April 2. Other players on the eight man squad are , Accronetta Cooper of Claflin, Pearl Moore of Francis Marion and Sister Green, Scoote Delome, Vanes sa Harris and Janie Ruth Lee, all of the College of Charleston. ; i , f English and McGriff were standouts on the Lady Bull dog's team which finished the season with' a 28-1 mark and captured the Mid-Eastern Ath letic Conference ' Women's championship and the State AIAW title. The Lady Bull dogs were recently tabbied as the top ranked team Iri the nation in the .1976-77 Mu hammed Ali Top Ten Black Poiis. , English, a native of Colum bia contributed 14.2 points and a team leading -12 re bounds for the Lady Bull dogs while McGriff, of Mann ing, averaged 11.5 points and 10 rebounds for Willie Simon's squad.' ' . The duo, along with Simon, will leave for California Sunday at 10:30 ajn. from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. ' FREE AT: ! GT VOUR CASH BUTTON ATi RIVER RUNNERS EMPORIUM - 3160 Hills borough Rd. t THE CURTAIN SHOP- Northgate Shopping Ctr. RILEY'S AUTO PARTS 1 1 00 Broad Street MARIE'S LINGERIE. Kings Plaza FLOWER WORLD - South Square Mall ( ALEXANDER FORD - 600 Carr Street 1 1 MARZELLA'S BOUTIQUE - 204 Corcoran Th'eOnly ri ; Disco Sound in Durham-Raleigh1 AtNiahtl

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