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Members of Carver's defense discuss the team's game plan during a
conference game against Forbush High on Friday Oct. 23.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness
Month, Carver High School's varsity foot
ball team wore pink jerseys on Friday, Oct.
Photos by Tcvin Stinson
Senior running back Rashard Butler looks for running room in the Forbush defense on Friday, Oct. 23.
W-S Prep set to host
5th annual Hoop Cities
from across the
state will compete
BY TEVIN STINSON
Since opening its doors
in 2004, Winston-Salem
Preparatory Academy (W-S
Prep) has been known as
one of the
in the area.
fourth year in
a row that the
played for the
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to begin until the end of
November, head coach
Andre Gould announced
that on Nov. 7, the Phoenix
will host the 5th annual
Hoop Cities Jamboree.
The jamboree is a
showcase event that will
bring together some of the
state's best basketball pro
grams. In past years, the
gym has been packed with
basketball fans, hoping to
get a glimpse at some of the
young talent the state has to
This year's tournament
will feature 12 teams,
including schools from
Charlotte, Durham and
Spencer. Besides W-S
Prep, the teams competing
in this year's jamboree will
be :Glenn High School,
McMichael, R.J. Reynolds,
Greensboro Smith, Vance
High School, North
Stanley, North Rowan,
Forest Trail, Prominence
Guilford and Faith
Gould, who has been
the head coach at W-S Prep
since 2004, is confident
that all the games during
the tournament will be
competitive and exciting.
"This will be a great
day of preseason basket
ball," said Gould. "There
will be a lot of talent in the
gym all day."
Since it is a preseason
tournament, rules for the
jamboree will be different
than a regular season game.
t ? i
ing the jam
boree will be
halves with a
clock that ,
will only be
ing the last
minute of each period dur
ing dead balls.
Earlier this month, the
official schedule for the
tournament was released.
Games will begin at 9 a.m.
and will continue until 8
p.m. Each team will play
two games each.
Admission into the 5th
annual Hoop Cities
Jamboree will be $5, and
concessions will be sold
throughout the day.
For a complete sched
ule and more information
about the Hoop Cities
Jamboree, contact Andre
Gould after school hours at
1215 N. Cameron Ave.
"The jamboree is a show
case event that will bring
together some of the state's
i ic nnt cpf
In the swing of things
Student Caroline Rice shows off her swing during the children's golf clinic
sponsored by the Jack and Jill of America Inc., Winston-Salem chapter father's
auxiliary on Oct. 17. The children took instruction from the golf pros at
Winston Lake on how to properly execute the basics of a golf swing and golfing
Rams hold off Blue
Bears, in 23-21 thriller
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE c _
SALISBURY - The Winston
Salem State University (WSSU)
pounded out 528 yards of total
offense and redshirt- freshmen Rod
Tinsley Jr., and Kerrion Moore had
big days, as the Rams held off a deter
mined Livingstone College team, 23
21 in a thrilling late minute win at
Alumni Memorial Stadium on the
With the victory, WSSU improves
to 4-4 overall, 4-1 in the CIAA and 3
0 in the Southern Division, while the
Blue Bears fall to 3-3 overall, 2-3 in
the CIAA and 2-1 in the Southern
The Blue Bears would get the ball
first, but the Rams defense was stout
early, and after a quick three and out.
the Rams offense would get their first
Winston-Salem State would take
the ball and would march 70 yards in
11 plays, with the big play coming on
a Rod Tinsley Jr., to Rashan Williams
46 yard pass and catch. Though the
drive would stall. Will Johnson would
connect on a 27-yard field goal to
give WSSU the early 3-0 lead.
WSSU would push their lead to 6
0 with 3:40 left in the first quarter,
when Will Johnson would connect on
his second field goal, this time from
22 yards out.
Midway through the second quar
ter, the Rams would expand their lead
to double-digits, as WSSU would
complete their longest drive of the
season, a 10 play, 93 yard drive that
would take 4:28 off the clock. The
scoring play of the drive came on a
third down and nine from the LC 11
yard line. Rod Tinsley Jr. would find
Eric Williams in the end zone for an
11-yard touchdown, giving WSSU a
The Blue Bears would answer
back late in the quarter, when quarter
back Drew Powell would score from
two yards out to cut the Rams lead to
13-7 at the half.
The Rams would take the second
half kick and would meticulously
march down the field picking up first
downs and moving the chains. With
9:38 left in the quarter. Rod Tinsley
Jr. would find Marcel Caver Jr. for a
nine-yard touchdown pass to push the
Rams lead back to 13, at 20-7.
WSSV's Marcel Caver Jr., (player number I), makes
a play during the game with Livingstone College on