PAGE SIX THE NEWS ARGUS MARCH, 1973 SPORTS Intramurals Resume After Brief Delays Due to the NAIA tournament and some unsportsmanlike conduct among the in tramural teams, the Intramural Basket ball Program came to an abrupt end until after the spring break. This was done in an effort to give the Ram basket ball team ample access to the gym nasium and to give the intramural teams time enough to reassess their values. At the end of what is now called part I of the IBA, the White League has two teams tied for first place. They are the “Niggers”, coached by player-coach, Kenneth Hicks and the “Slayers”, who have no active coach. Both of these teams have a 4-1 record. The “Flying Dutchman”, another outstanding team in the White League, follows with a 4-2 record. Their defeat by the “Slayers”, 44-42, in the closing seconds of the game, pushed them out of first place. The Red League has a three way tie for first place among the “Nitty Lions”, coached by player-coach, Alfred Harvey, the “Vikings”, coached by Ernest Rich mond, and the “Unknowns”, coached by Gilbert Huff and Reginald Gomillion. These three teams have a record of 5-1. The “Nitty Lions” caused this three-way tie by defeating the number one “Vik ings” in triple overtime, 50-49. TNT, with a record of 4-1, hopes to be up there in the ranks of first place after their bouts with “Brown Hall 5th Floor” and the “Vikings”. Only the first four teams in each league can participate in the IBA tournament. As it stands now, it’s a close race for all four positions in both leagues. The team which has scored the most points thus far in a single game has been the “Fighting Green-Waves”, a five man squad. They have scored 79 points. The “Fighting Green-Waves” have also had the largest victory margin of 42 points. Ronnie Spears of that team scored the most points in a single game, 36. Spears also leads the IBA in scoring with 19.8 points per game. Following the championship game, the All-Star team will be announced. The All-Star game (All-Stars vs. champions) will conclude the basketball intramurals for this season. Watch For Coverage Of Upcoming Baseball Season In The News Argus Wrestling Team Winds Up Season Although this was the first year Winston-Salem State has had a wrestling team, the teams recently ventured to Salisbury, North Carolina to participate in the 1973 wrestling tournament. The Rams came in fifth place, but the experience was quite rewarding. Two freshmen made it to the finals. Terry Skeen, of Thomasville, placed second in his class weight, 167 lbs. He won his first two matches but lost in the finals to a wrestler from Norfolk State. Skeen is one of the Rams’ outstanding wrestlers. Clarence Cox placed second in the heavyweight class. He is a native of Smithfield, North Carolina. Other place holders were Jonah Barrino who placed third in the 190 lbs. category and Verdell Sanders who placed third in the 177 lbs. category. Garner Drafted By The Saints The Rams’ starting tight end, Bobby Garner, was picked up in the seventeenth round of the football draft by the New Orleans Saints. Throughout his four years here at Winston-Salem State, Bobby “G” has been considered “Mr. Dependable” on the football field. He is thought to have good hands and excellent reach. Pro scouts have been observing Garner since his junior year. Scouts from such teams as the Miami Dolphins, the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Jets, and the New York Giants have all had an eye on him. m Posters for Sale! Full Color Approximately 28" x 36'' Place Order With The News Argus Congratulations to Coach Gaines on having been named Coach of the Year, District 26 NAIA and the two players, Bobby Garner and Earl Williams who have been named All-CIAA.

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