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BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY
After the violent death of his brother Kermit "Bruce"
Piggott in November 1991. Ben Piggott, supervisor of the
Carl H. Russell Sr. Community Center, in 1992 created The
Peace Toys for War Toys Exchange as a way to provide safe
non-violent toys for kids in exchange for violent games and
According to organizers, the program serves as'a peace
ful means for children and adults to deal with violence.
Children are encouraged and given the opportunity to
exchange war toys for a free peace toy. This transforms the
See Peace on B2
Photo by Timothy Ramwy
I A fireman goes in for an uncontested layup in the
game against the PoUceDepartment.
The Winston-Salem State University football team poses with university officials after the team captured the 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Championship with a 43-33 victory over Bowie State University on Saturday, Nov. 12.
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE
SALEM, VA ? The Winston-Salem State University
football team captured the 2016 Central Intercollegiate
Athletic Association (C1AA)
Championship with a 43-33
victory over Bowie State
University (BSU) on
Saturday, Nov. 12, at the
Salem Fqgtball Stadium.
The victory positioned the
Rams as the seventh seed in the first round of the NCAA
Division II Super Region One Playoffs. Winston-Salem
State (9-2 overall) will face the No. 2 Seed Long Island
ond consecutive title and fourth championship since 2011.
The Bulldogs move to 7-4 in the standings after suffering
their second straight loss in the championship game.
Bowie State opened up the contest with the first offen
sive possession. Sophomore quarterback and CIAA
Offensive Player of the Year Amir Hall drove the Bulldogs
into WSSU territory. Hall had a pass intended for Nyme
Manns intercepted in the end zone with one hand by fresh
man defensive back Tyrell Flemming. Following the
turnover, the Rams wasted no time scoring.
Redshirt quarterback Rod Tinsley threw a 50-yard
strike to freshman wide receiver Will Walton for a touch
See WSSU on B2
Post (11-0) this upcoming Saturday in Brookville, N.Y.
The game time has yet to be announced.
The winner will advance to a second-round date with
either third-seeded Shepherd University or sixth-seeded
Assumption College on Nov. 26 at the highest remaining
WSSU improves to 9-2 overall after winning their sec
Area punt, pass and kick competition crowns champions
BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY
punt, pass and kick compe
tition was held last week at
the Hanes Hosiery
Recreation Center. The
participants were the win
ners of the local recreation
centers, and all came
together to compete against
one another to determine
the citywide champion.
There were four differ
ent age groups 8-9, 10-11,
12-13 and 14-15. There
was also a boys and girls
winner from each age
group. The participants
each took turns throwing,
kicking and punting the
ball for distance. A total of
' , ?
39 out of 59 qualifying kids
The top three finishers
from each group are as fol
?Girls 8-9: 1st. Lylah
Robinson, 2nd. Kinaysia
Rhynehardt, 3rd. Desiree
?Boys 8-9: 1st.
2nd Jauan Wilson, 3rd.
Jeremiah Tori an
?Girls 10-11: 1st
Rasine Cousins, 2nd
Kay la Hamilton, 3rd.
?Boys 10-11: 1st.
Michael Bonaparte, 2nd.
DaThomas Greene, 3rd.
?Girls 12-13: 1st.
Charlotte Craver, 2nd.
Sierra Samuels, 3rd.
?Boys 12-13: 1st.
Jordan Timmons, 2nd.
DJ. Pegues, 3rd. Yorel
?Girls 14-15: 1st.
ShaHyah Williams (Boys
13-14) 1st. Kevon Wilson,
2nd. Emmanuel Moore,
3rd. Tresan Stewart.
Hanes Hosiery Director
Art Blevins said the punt,
pass and kick competition
has been around since he
See Punt on B2
Photo by Timothy
A young girl
attempts one of
her throws in
the pass por
tion of the