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Submitted Photo (Left to Right) Cedric Myers, Wykevin Bazemore, Art Blevins, Javan Wells and William Peay, Ant wain Peay ?? ? ??? 3 WSSU players hold basketball clinic at Hanes SPECIAL TO THE CHRONIC! J. Winston-Salem State basketball player William Peay is working as an intern at Hanes Hosiery Recreation Center, where the center director is Coach Art Blevins. He put together a basketball clinic, with the help of several teammates from WSSU along with family and friends. \ A total number of 43 kids from ele mentary to high school took part in the clinic, as parents and other department workers watched. William Peay, along with the help of his older brother Antwain Peay who grad uated from Johnson C. Smith University and West Forsyth High; Cedric Myers, a childhood friend of William's at Reagan High School; senior WSSU forward Wykevin Bazemore a four-year All Conference player who is the younger brother of Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore; and senior guard Javan Wells, who also played at WSSU. All came out for the special event and to help William put on a basketball clinic for the kids. William took the kids and split them up by grades, with Antwain Peay working with the youngest kids, taking those kids and leading them through some passing drills, dribbling drills and shooting drills. Looking at the youngest kids in the gym having fun and enjoying the game of bas ketball brought joy to the parents' faces as they took pictures of their children. William Peay and Cedric Myers both worked with the middle-school kids on their mechanics on dribbling and shooting the ball. as well as the different types of passes to make on certain situations, and making lay-ups. These kids were put through drills that would help them be more skilled in their basketball ability and things they could use when they go into the gym or at home practicing in the driveway. Wykevin Bazemore and Javan Wells took the older group of kids info drills that they do every day for WSSU. Watching these teenagers work was very impressive. Out of all the three groups, this group was the only one that the kids didn't want to take a break for water. They were full sp^? the entire time, working on shooting, moves to get open and moves to get to the basket, while finishing over top of defend ers. They even did some defensive drills that I'm sure no one in the gym expected to see, but if you do follow WSSU basketball, you should know their team motto is "Shock N' Awe." Every kid in the clinic came ready to work hard and get better, and they couldn't have had some of the best people to teach them. In attendance for the older group of kids was Winston-Salem Prep star Mychala Wolf, who just came off of win ning the girls 1A state championship. The dedication that she showed by par ticipating in the event was remarkable. It proves that just because you have some success, there is always room for improve ment to get better. Center Director Coach Art Blevins said, "It was a great clinic, and I have to thank William, his Ram teammates Wykevin and Javan, and William's brother Antwain and friend Cedric for coming out and making this event a success and giving back to the kids." Blevins gave high praise for William and the work that he is doing at Hanes Hosiery, saying, "William is a great young man that I am extremely proud of, and it is a pleasure to have him here with me." Photo by Erin Mizelle for The Chronicle Des Roberts, No. 31, makes a run during a WSSU game against the Lenoir Rhyne Bears. Late mistakes cost Rams in loss to Lenoir-Rhyne | SPgfAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Winston-Salem State University Raras faltered late and could not hold off the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears, and fell 14-11 on Tuesday evening, March 24, at BB&T Ballpark in downtown Winston-Salem. With the loss, Winston-Salem State falls to 22-7, while Lenoir-Rhyne improves to 20-12 on the season. The Lenoir-Rhyne Bears wasted no time in breaking into the scoring column, as they were able to get to the Rams pitch ing early and scored two runs in the first and two in the second to go ahead 4-0. WSSU fought back, and in the bottom of the second inning got one run back, . when Nathan Steger tripled to right field ? scoring Connor Andrus to cut the lead to 4 1. The Bears would answer with three runs in the fourth inning to lead, 7-1, and it looked as if they would run away with the game. But Winston-Salem State would come back with a big sixth inning, where they" would plate six runs on six hits, to tie the game at 7-7. Connor Andrus homered to start the inning, followed by a Jacob Barber double. After a Nathan Steger single, and Alex Grubb was hit by a pitch, Colby Keene sin gled, brining in Chris Kane, who was pinch running for Barber. Des Roberts Vvould double down the left field line, clearing the bases and Dylan Dombrowskas doubled down the left field line to score Des Roberts. Lenoir-Rhyne was not done, and scored a run in the top half of the fifth inning, to surge ahead 8-7. The Rams once again had an answer in the bottom of the sixth, as Dylan Dombrowskas doubled to right field allowing Des Roberts to score, and Dombrowskas would eventually scored on a wild pitch to give the Rams a 9-8.lead. Once again the Bears would fight back, and would score a run in the top of the sev enth inning to tie the game at 9-9. In the bottom of the eighth inning, WSSU would plate two more runs, and looked to salt the game away. Connor Andrus and Chris Kane would pick up RBI's and WSSU would take a 11-9 lead in the final frame. But two big errors by WSSU infielders, coupled with three hits, doomed the Rams as Lenoir-Rhyne would score five runs to take a 14-11 lead. Winston-Salem State would go down 1-2-3 in the bottom of the ninth, to fall to the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears, 14-11. Devin McLemore took the loss for the WSSU, after surrendering three hits, three runs and a walk in the ninth. Only one run was earned, however. Eric Corlett started for WSSU and went four innings, allowing seven runs on six hits with four strikeouts, and Hayden O'Neal went 0.2 inning allow ing one run, walking two and strikeout, "fyler Scearce went 1.1 innings, and allowed one hit, one run with two walks and a strikeout, and Jordan Cummings went 2.0 innings, and gave up two runs on two hits with a walk and two strikeouts. Des Roberts led the Rams at the plate, going three for five with three runs scored and three runs batted in, including a dou ble, while Connor Andrus went two for four with two runs scored and two runs batted in. Dylan Dombrowskas also fin ished two for four with one run scored and two runs batted in. Nathan Steger went two for five with one run scored and one run batted in, and Colby Keene went one for five with one run scored and one RBI. Chris Kane went one for two with a run scored and one run batted in. Jacob Barber finished one for two, while Gavin Culler scored one run. iBEffiSB3ZSSSEH1K Join other goffers April 23 at our 8th annual tournament in support of services that provide compassionate patient care and encouragement tor their families Tournament play is Captain's Choice with morning and afternoon tae times at Sapona Ridge Country Club. Lunch, is included with your S75 per person entry fee. Register to sponsor or play at Gold Sponsors. RCR Ractng and Kaufman Traitor* f ^ Hoto-to-Ona Sponscf:Davis Chevrotot Buick GUC ?\?>HOSPICE/?/ Davidson County 200 H6<ipt$e Way ? Lexington, NC 27292 336-475-5444 ? 1 -800-768-4677 HospiceOfDa vidson. org COL/EQUIPMENT OPERATOR JOB FAIR For holders of CDL Class A and B licenses Friday, April 10,10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Goodwill Career Connections Center 2701 University Parkway. Winston-Salem BRING YOUR CDL LICENSE - MORE THAN 40 JOBS AVAILABLE COME PREPARED TO FILL OUT A JOB APPLICATION ON THE SPOT EQUIPMENT ON SITE TO DEMONSTRATE YOUR SKILLS ? Job Security ? Health and Dental ? Paid Holidays ? Education Assistance ? Opportunities for Advancement ? Traditional Retirement Plan ? Many Other Benefits MORE DETAILS AND MAP TO JOB FAIR AT CITYOFWS.ORG OPEN THURS - SAT. 9 A.M. - 3 P.M. Iljl 1551 N.LIBERTY ST. WINSTON-SALEM yMnflwSafcm Vending spaces available. Contact Terrance McNeil, (336)793-3441 or Community Day, April 25 with partners Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods and Cleveland Avenue Neighbors in Action Praize Kraze Gospel-flavored fitness that combines aerobics, toning and cardio. Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. April 11 through June 27 Busta Brown Summer Music Festival June 27, Noon - 4 p.m. THE LIBERTY STREET MARKET B OWNED BY THE CITY Of WINSTON-SALEM AND MANAGED BY MERCEDES-EMPOWERS INC. THE POWER OF bJiightidem to? annual piedmont earth day fair Satitktiay , <Apki? 25, 2015 winston-salem FAIRGROUNDS 10AM-5PM The best golfing value in the Triad! ? New, reshaped greens ? Improved tee boxes and sight lines ? Refurbished cart paths Open daily 7:30 a.m. - dusk Winston Lake Golf Course 3535 Winston Lake Road 727-2703 SHMMTHBIMWTHQNTME AND AT&T UVERSE CHANNEL 98 ? REQUEST A SERVICE ? REPORT A PROBLEM ? MAKE A SUGGESTION * ? Call 311 or 336-727-8000 Tht City of Winston-Salem dees net Mayor. Aden Jamas City Council: Vivian H. Burke. Mayor Pro Tempore, Northeast Ward; Denrse D. Adams, North Ward; Dan Basse, Southwest Ward; Robert C. Dark. Wast Ward; Moly laight. South Ward; Jeff Macintosh, Northwest Ward; Darwin I. Montgomery, East Ward; Jamas Taylor. Jr., Southeast Ward City Manager; Lao Garrity FIND US ON BOB" I

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