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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, October 29, 2015, Page B3, Image 13

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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. Colorful honor In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Carver High School's varsity foot ball team wore pink jerseys on Friday, Oct. 23. 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 Basketball teams from across the state will compete BY TEVIN STINSON THE CHRONICLE Since opening its doors in 2004, Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy (W-S Prep) has been known as one of the best basket ball programs in the area. Last season marked the fourth year in a row that the Phoenix played for the Class 1-A champi onship. Although fhp rpoular cpacnr 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 offer. 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 Academy, Southern Guilford and Faith Assembly Christian Academy. 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 insieau 01 playing four quarters, the games dur ing the jam boree will be played in two 20 minute halves with a running clock that , will only be stopped dur 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 Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy, 1215 N. Cameron Ave. "The jamboree is a show case event that will bring together some of the state's best basketball programs." i ic nnt cpf Gould Submitted photo 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 etiquette. WSSU FOOTBALL 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 Livingstone campus. 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 Division. 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 possession. 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 13-0 lead. 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. t WSSU photo WSSV's Marcel Caver Jr., (player number I), makes a play during the game with Livingstone College on Oct. 24.

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