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    Tuesday, June 1,1976 — THE GRYPHON — Page Nine
Wiggins, Clark
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ROBERSON MODELS EVENING GOWN —
Jimmy Roberson models his evening gown for
the audience.
ATHLETES AND CAN-CAN GIRLS ENTER
TAIN — “The Good Sports Club Follies Com
pany” entertains the audience.
Roberson Captures Crown
In Annual Sports Pageant
Jimmy Roberson captured the
roses and was crowned Mr.
Good Sports Club in the first
annual Good Sports Club Sport
Pageant, held in conjunction
with the annual athletic picnic at
Sunset Park on May 10.
In the talent competition,
Jimmy and Brad Shields took
the honors, while .Gerald
Wiggins came in a distant
second. Jimmy presented a
dramatic reading of a poem
entitled “Rain.” Little did he
know that when it rains, it
pours. That is, from the buckets
of Good Sports Club members.
Brad, for his talent, sang “Que
Sera, Sera.” He was not Doris
Day, but at least he tried with
some amazing 32-28-32 mea
surements in the evening gown
competiton. Gerald showed the
audience his acrobatic prowess
by doing one forward somer
sault, one reverse somersault,
and one cartwheel.
While the contestants went
off stage to prepare for the
evening gown competition.
Mistress of Ceremonies Pam
Daniels introduced can-can girls
Beth Hignite, Georgia Miller,
Terri Hines, and Cynthia
McKnight, and athletes Ricky
Lewis, Buddy Luper, Joey
Robbins, Ronnie King, Tim
English, and Tom Groome, who
presented a show entitled the
Good Sports Club Follies. Apart
from the black tights and jean
skirts of the can-can girls, not
much can be said for the
entertainment provided, and all
eyes awaited the contestants’
return in evening gowns.
In the evening gown compe
tition, Jimmy’s dress featured a
revealing red satin bodice
accentuated by spaghetti straps
and a full red net standout skirt.
Brad wore an empire waist
green gown with white velvet
bodice, while Gerald wore a
green and white checked gown
with blue-trimmed sleeves.
Jimmy’s evening gown stole
the hearts of the audience and
the judges, and insured him of
victory with his first place tie in
the talent competition.
Taking a few moments to
compose himself back stage,
Jimmy came out and received
the red rose and tinfoil crown,
symbols of the office, and was
dubbed Mr. Good Sports Club of
1976.
The athletes were served hot
dogs and hamburgers cooked
over an open grill by Good
Sports Club members prior to
the sport pageant.
Macii Wiggins
Mack Wiggins, a star in
wrestling, has received a
scholarship from Elizabeth City
State University. Mack said,
“My parents and I both felt
quite happy about it. I’m
looking forward to going to
Elizabeth City State. I think I’ll
have to make an adjustment
from the high atmosphere to the
college atmosphere, but com
peting in sports is pretty much
the same. The competition is on
a higher level in college than in
high school.
I’ll have to make a real
adjustment as far as studies,”
continued Wiggins, “and I’ll
have to plan my study time. I’ve
enjoyed getting to know the
teachers and students at Senior
High. I’ve enjoyed my years at
Senior High. I think we have
some real nice coaches at Senior
High. Coach Bastian means a lot
to me as a coach, and is a person
I can go to with any type of
problem.”
Wiggins has played football,
run track, and wrestled at
Senior High. He was a divisional
wrestling champion and the
Gryphs Wrestler of the Month
in January.
McCarge Ciark
McCarge Clark, a wrestling
star at Senior High for the past
three years, has received a
scholarship to Elizabeth City
State University. McCarge said,
“I felt pretty good about it, and
I know I will have to really get
down and study. It’s a real
change from high school to
college, and I don’t want to fall
behind on my work. I’m looking
forward to going to college.”
McCarge wants to major in
Political Science or Mathematics
at Elizabeth State.
In wrestling, McCarge re
ceived the Most Improved
Player Award as a junior. He
attended the State Tournament
in Winston-Salem as both a
junior and a senior. McCarge
received the Wrestler of the
Month award earlier this year.
Besides wrestling, McCarge
played football and ran track at
RMSH.
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