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Pictured left to right are: Dominique Caldwell, Meghan Holland, Clint Mast, Ashlee Johnson, Art Blevins, Christian Dorismond, John Sexton and Symone Knox.
Wake Forest Law Students honored
Special to the chronicle
Hanes Hosiery Community Center
Director Art Blevins recently recognized
Wake Forest Law Students Ashlee Johnson
and Christian Dorismond. Several students
from the Wake Forest University School of
Law have volunteered their time and
efforts to the Hanes Hosiery Community
Center during the fall and spring semesters
of 2015 - 2016. Their help has been great
ly appreciated by the staff as well as the
children and adults who use the facility.
We commend them and thank them for all
of their hard work and dedication to our
The Wake Forest Law students come to
Hanes Hosiery Community Center four
days a week and tutor the children in any
subject. In addition, they also help with the
youth basketball program, in which there
are eight teams in two different leagues.
The students have volunteered to coach all
of the teams in each one of the leagues.
They are truly an asset to the program. The
Wake Forest students have been helping
Blevins at Hanes Hosiery Community
Center for 12 years.
A list of the fine young men and
women who have been brightening the
lives of our children are: Ashlee Johnson,
Symone Knox, Meghan Holland,
Dominique Caldwell, Clint Mast, Alicha
Grubb, Molly McCartney, Christian
Dorismond, Grace Sykes, Kristin
Delbridge, Samantha Poon, Eli Marger,
Cameron Brown, Blaydes Moore, Ryan
Daugherty, Alan Bowie, Colin Adebay?,* *
Atolani Akintuoku, Stephan , J4iguel>
Doriyon Glass, Vanessa''"?affldo, John ,
Allen Riggins, Brandy Nickollof, Jordan
Ballard, Keuan Roper, and John Sexton.
Hanes Hosiery wins WePlay 2-Ball Championship
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE _
Young student athletes from Hanes Hosiery recently
dominated the Winston-Salem Recreation Department's
. annual Two-Ball Championship.
During the competition that featured representatives
from recreation centers from across the city, boys and
girls made their own teams of two to see which team
could sink the most shots from various marked spots on
the basketball court. The total combined scores of the
competition are added together for a team score.
This year the event included a new twist. A three-point
and free throw contest were added to round out the team
competition and scoring.
While a number of dead-eye shooters showed their
abilities during the contest, kids from Hanes Hosiery real
ly put on a great show. Not only did they take home the
city-wide championship, they also picked up victories in
the 9-11 boys and girls divisions.
The duo of Darren "DJ" Pegues, and Evan Dunlap
took home the championship for the boys, while Carlissa
Potter and Jayla Summers took home the title in the girls'
The boys 12-14 age group champions were Chance
Carter and Elan Muniz from Sprague Street Recreation
Center. Charlotte Craver teamed up with Eva Koivisto to
win the girls' division trophy for Old Town Recreation
Longtime supervisor at Hanes Hosiery Art Blevins
said the students put on a great shooting exhibition. He
also said he was proud to see the kids' hard work pay off.
"We had a lot of great .young shooters participating in
our event this year," he said. "I am very proud."
Rams earn fourth seed in tennis heading into 2016 CIAA tournament
Special to the chronicle
RALEIGH ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (9-7,8-5 CI A A) will begin their quest
for their first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) title since 2011 when
the team takes part in the 2016 CIAA Women's Tennis Championship Tournament.
The Rams will kick things off Thursday when the team faces the fifth-seeded
Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls, the third place team from the CIAA Southern Division.
The Rams earned their fourth place seeding after completing one of their most
impressive seasons in recent history. The Rams finished the 2016 regular season with a
9-7 overall record and an 8-5 record in CIAA play.
The team finished the regular season ranked second in the CIAA Southern Division
with a 6-2 record in divisional play. The division champion Shaw Lady Bears were the
only team in the division to beat the Rams as they took both meetings by the score of 7
The team's nine wins capped one of their top seasons in recent history. The last time
the Rams finished the regular season as a second seed from the division was in the 2013
season when the Rams finished the season with a 12-4 record in CI A A play.
The Rams will open the tournament Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Millbrook Tennis
Center in Raleigh, N.C. The team will take on Johnson C. Smith, whom the Rams defeat
ed twice during the regular season.
For more information on Rams tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media
Relations at 336-750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.
Rams to enter 2016 CIAA softball
tournament as second seed
SPECIAL TO THE
Winston-Salem State Rams
earned the second seed in
the Central Intercollegiate
(CIAA) Southern Division
when the team takes part in
the 2016 CIAA Softball
The tournament will be
held at the Walnut Creek
Softball Complex from
today, Thursday, April 28
to Saturday, April 30.
For the second straight
season, the Rams will enter
the tournament as the sec
ond seed from the CIAA
Southern Division. The
seeding also rtkarks the fifth
straight time that the Rams
have finished as one of the
top two teams from the
The Rams earned the
seeding after posting a 26
21 overall record with a 13
3 record in overall CIAA
play. The Rams finished
the regular season with an
8-2 record in CIAA
Southern Division play,
including closing out the
2016 regular season with
four straight CIAA
Southern Division wins.
The Rams will enter the
tournament with a head of
steam as the team complet
ed a four-game CIAA
Southern Division sweep.
After defeating the Saint
Augustine's Fakons, 12-3
and 4-1 on Saturday, the
Rams added a doublehead
er sweep of the Shaw Lady
Bears by scores of 15-1 and
11-1. Over the weekend,
the Rams outscored their
opponents by a combined
score of 42-6.
The Rams will open the
tournament Thursday when
the second-seeded Rams
take on the third-seeded
Virginia Union Panthers,
from the CIAA Northern
Division, at noon.
The winner of the
game will go bn to face the
winner of the matchup
between the CIAA
Northern Division top
seeded Chowan Hawks and
the CIAA Southern
Saint Augustine's Falcon^.
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