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The Charlotte post. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-????, March 23, 1978, Page 9, Image 9

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A&T Signs 3 Prep Standouts GREENSBORO - Jim Mc Kinley, head fj»otball coach at North Carolina A&T State Un iversity in Greensboro, N.C. has announced the signing of three outstanding prep foot ball players from Chicago, Illinois. Roosevelt Bradley, a 6-5, 207 pound defensive lineman who played his prep ball at Robe son High; Mike West, a 6-5, 2S1 pound offensive lineman who prepped at Carver High Scho ol; and Corey Junkins, a 6-5, 235 pound offensive lineman who prepped at Morgan Park High, will enroll at A&T in the faU. “Bradley, Jones and Will iams were all highly recruited student-athletes and we are certainly happy that they de cided to pursue their acade mic as well as athletic careers at North Carolina A&T,” said McKinley, who guided the Aggies to a 7-4 record last season, good for second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. “All three have excellent high school backgrounds and have had the benefit of some good coaching. We expect them to make a big contribut ion to our program this season and in the future.” Lady Bulldogs Competing In National Meet Orangeburg, S.C-The Lady Bulldogs of South Caro lina State College will be one of two South Carolina teams a mong some 16 throughout the nation participating in the A LAW small college national championship scheduled for March 21-25 in Florence, South Carolina. Host Fran cis Marion College will be the other Palmetto State team. S.C. State, 25-3 and top ran ked among black colleges, earned the berth in the natio nal tournamant with a runner npr wrnrpw»npTTT v rTTT P up finish in the recent Region II small college playoffs at Bridgewater, Va. * The Lady Bulldogs defeated Austin Peay State (90-56) and Hampton(79-50) before losing to High Point 95-84 in the finals of that tournament. S.C. State faced Eastern Washington State of Cheney, Washington,, at 9 p.m. March 21 in first round action of the tournament. Eastern Wash ington, the region IX Cham-1 pion, is 23-7 on the year,| RUSSELL HAKKUs ...Boy’s club ace Harris Stars On Championship Team Russell Harris is one of the stars on the Salvation Army Boys Club team which won the state championship in Greens boro recently with a victory over Greensboro’s Boy’s Club. Russell averaged 6.1 points per game for the midgets who ranged in age from 10 to 12. The son of Mrs. and Mrs. Eddie Montgomery of the Westerly Hills neighborhood is playing organized ball for his second year said his mother, Ruth. She is very proud of his accomplishments. “We try to encourage him,” she said. "We try to make it possible for him to be able to play. He has a goal to be a great college basketball play er.” Next year, Russell says he plans to play for the Quail Hollow Junior High Junior varsity. He credits coaches Sam Watts and Frento Burton with helping him improve his game and gain his accomplish ments. In Post Season Play / QAA Teams Show Strength ttAJVU'lUIN, VA...<J1AA Das ketbali teams showed their strength in post season play, Elizabeth City’s Vikings en tered NCAA Division II play and were beaten by Eastern Illinois in the quarter-finals. Eastern Illinois went on to finish third in the nation. An NAIA play, Winston-Sa lem lost to Kearney State in the quarter-finals. Kearney State lost ih the finals to Grand Canyon to become number two in the nation. . ■ l ine team mai Deal lump ton's Pirates, in the opening round in Kansas City, Central State of Ohio, lost to Grand Canyon after five overtimes in the quarter finals. An outstanding showing for conference representatives when one considers the tour nament champion stayed at home. Bill Archie, Norfolk State’s Athletic Director, made an excellent presentation to NAIA officials to assist in preventing another school from being so easily elimina ted from tournament competi tion. Stronger controls and administration will undoub tedly be the result of his efforts. Rangers Signs Top Pitcher By Chase Vance Post Staff Writer Surely, the Morris Field Rangers of the Jackie Robin son Baseball League believe in Unidentified Flying Objects and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Or maybe. Manager Her man Thomas just follows any tip until he finds an answer -In an effort to stregthen his club, already reported to be one ot tne stronger teams in the league, Thomas went tc Rock Hill, South Carolina to research a UFO. Glowing obviously with ta lent the object of tremendous interest was Emmett Scott High School graduate, Delan cey LaFayette Currence. The 26-year-old pitcher was a stalwart in the Milwaukee Brewers farm system until he was released because of arm troubles. “When I was released in 1976, 1 was playing in the AA Eastern League with Holyoke, Massachussetts, and had a 3-3 record," Currence said. “I played last year with the Rock Hill Cheifs and somebo dy told Mr. Thomas about me," he continued. “I heard that this new league would be better than last year's," he said. __ “ • r The Triple County Baseball League was so unwieldy with 18 teams, varying from very strong to very weak and as a result, 9 teams split to form a new circuit. ‘‘I am looking forward to playing for the Rangers Twenty-six is not to old to make a comeback for the majors,” Currence said. My arm is definitely well enough for me to play triple A. It is better than it was when I was released in 1976." He has been resting and lifting weights every fourth day to get his arm bothered by tendynitis back in shape. Over the years Currence has played with Bradenton, Florida; Niagara Falls; Mon roe, N.C.; Salem, Vriginia; Wilson N.C.; Charleston. S.C., Danville; Thetford Mines, Ca nada and Spokane, Washing ton. His best years were 1974 when he had a 17-6 record for Midwest League Champion, Danville, Illinois in the Class A ranks. In 1975, he won 10 lost 6 for Thetford Mines, Canada of the Eastern League and was cal led up to the majors with two months left. "I had a 0-2 record appea ring mainly as a relief pitcher on eight games." he said. The curve Ball is his best pitch. He has more trouble with the fast ball. But Currence is hoping that this is his stepping stone back into the major leagues. YMCA Swimmers Win 12 Heats Last week McCrorey YMCA won 12 heats and four of its swimmers placed in the finals at Elon College. In the eight years and under division, Dan Herron placed first in the butterfly and back stroke division. Also in the eight and under division, Ka rin Ingram won two heats in the individual medley and the freestyle. Other winners in the eight and under division were, Meredith Navy in the back stroke, Jill Short and Wendell McCain in the butterfly and Eric Crump in the breast stroke. In the 11th and 12th division Kevin Crowder placed first in the 100 yards breaststroke, 100 yards freestyle and the 200 yards individual medley Fred Peay and Derrick Chambers placed first in other 100 yards breaststroke heats and Frank McCain placed first in the backstroke. Subscribe To The Post Sports Beat will not appear this week. Sports Beat Column, written by Bill Johnson, will not appear this week. Mr. Johnson will resume his column next week. IN-DEPTH i COMMUNITY NEWS COVERAGE IN THE CHARLOTTE POST EACH WEZX. DONT miss m SUBSCRIBE NOW! 392-1306 Julius W atson Circulation Dept. 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