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    Football Opener
Johnson C. Smith Τakes On -
Lenoir Rhyne Saturday Night
By James Cuthbertson
Post Staff Writer
When Johnson C. Smith's
Golden Bulls and Lenoir Rhy
ne's Bears open the collegiate
football season at Memorial
Stadium here Saturday night
each team will Se'riding atop a
golden cloud.
The Bears, under Coach
Jack Huss. won the South
Atlantic Conference's first ti
tle last year with a 7-3-1
overall and a 6-0-1 conference
record," now return 38 play
ers, of which 12 started
The Bulls, under Coach Kd
die McGirt. an 18 year vx-te
ran with a 111-58-3 record, in a
finished tied for second plat·»·
with Virginia Lnion behind
Norfolk State in the CIA.V
race, return 40 players. IT
were started.
The Bulls rely on an experi
enced defense and an explo
sive offensive backfield. led
by top C1AA rusher, of a year
ago. Earnest '•Warhorse" Wil
hams and a good kicking
game
Howcvcr '<> »ϋι> atop the
ι I \Λ. :1ι«· it.us! replace a
righ' »i>!< "ti> :isi\e Iront line,
stren^tue: experienced
quarte· I ack- and >ta> clear of
injuries in touch non-confer·
cnci· clashes <Aith Lenoir Rhy·
ne. ΛΛ.Τ >outi; Carolina State
and North Carolina Central
The Bulls on oflense will
probably start lierald Johnson
at split end Warren Jones at
right tackle Inn llarkness
at right guard. Chet Crimsley
at center. Kmmanuel Smith at
lett guard. Mel Samuels at left
tackle. 1'hil Richardson at
tight etui. Williams at running
ack \Ya>nc Hanks at quarter
back. Jesse Butts at tullback
and Herb Cantnchael at wide
receiver
On defense the Bulls will
start Steve liogan at end,
Robert Thomas at tackle. Ro
nald Corley at tackle and
Grover Covington at end.
Charles Dupree. Paul Cole
man and Thomas Biggers at
linebackers. Derrick Sterling.
Willie Jones and Willie Craw
ford as safeties
The visiting Bears from Hic
kory w ill feature ends Randy
Britton and Chip Sheffield,
halfbacks Carl Spain and Jay
Blummer. and quarterback
Ronnie Hugh
It promises to be a biggie.
Catholic High
To Sponsor
Attic Sulc
An attic sale will be spon
sored by Catholic High School
Saturdav September 18, from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The annual sale, which rais
ed $1,200 last year, is put on to
raise funds for the school's
athletic program. Catholicpa
rishes and^ parents donate
such items as furniture,
housewares, appliances,
sports equipment, clothing,
salesman samples and other
usable items.
About 500 students attend
the school. Athletic activities
available to these students
include football, lennis, bas
ketball, bowling, golf, track
and wrestling
Catholic High is said to be
the first private school to
compete with public schools in
playoff athletic contests. The
school competes at the 2-A
conference level.
Turner Leads Act 1
Over Y ire ina U nion
Richmond, Va. - Paced by
the explosive arm of quarter
back Ellsworth Turner and
the strong running of backs
„ «'· Glen Holland and Ron Scott,
S North Carolina A&T opened
*· its football season with a
' tough, 26-20, non-conference
" victory over the Panthers of
, Virginia Union here last Sat
"r urday night.
Turner hit on 8 of 13 passes
for 102 yards and a touchdown.
He also scored on an 8-yard
run and kicked two extra
points. Holland and Scott led
the Aggie offense while Arthur
Boone, Leon Rucker, Jearold
UNCC Festival
To F ocus On
Slide Shows
A week of slide presenta
tions from around the world
and special luncheon menus
will serve as a prelude to the
second International Festival
at the University of North
Carolina at Charlotte on Sep
tember 18.
The slide shows will take j
place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. each
day in the main lounge of the
Cone University Center.
The schedule is Africa, Mon
day, Sept. 13; Soviet Union,
Tuesday, Sept. 14; Europe,
Wednesday, Sept. 15; India,
Thursday, Sept. 16; and Latin
America, Friday, Sept. 17.
The presentations will be by
UNCC faculty members who
have traveled and studied in
the areas.
On each day, the UNCC
cafeteria will prepare a spe
cial menu appropriate to each
of the regions. After lunch,
sweets appropriate to the re
gion will be served with the
slide presentations.
The big UNCC International
Festival will run from 10 a.m.
to_^3^j^n;on_JSaturda^e
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Holland and Joe Crosby oi
Charlotte stoodout on defense.
Virginia Union got on the
scoreboard first on a 48-yard
punt return by Ken Brown
and lead throughout the first
half on the passing of senior
quarterback David Joyner.
A&T rallied from behind
twice before reaching the end
of the first half deadlocked.
13-13.
"I was pleased with the
poise our team maintained
throughout the second half,"
said A&T head coach Hornsby
Howell, explaining "when
Union made a bid to comeback
late in the game, our ground
attack was able to run off the
time on the clock and (Va.)
didn't have time to complete
the comback."
The Aggies took the second
half kickoff to a lead they
never relinquished. In the
meantime, the Aggie's de
fense did riot allow Virginia
Union but six offensive plays
in the third period and held
them to a mere 29 yards
rushing for the game.
After VU took the early
lead, A&T fought back for a 7-6
score when Larry Bonham
zone-yard plunge got the Ag
gies on the boards and Tur
ner's kick failed.
A 38-yard strike from Joy
ner to Judge Thomas gave
the lead back to VU, but the
Aggies used-a 69-yard drive,
for a touchdown and Turner's
extra point for the 13-all tie at
halftime. James Crowder of
Monroe, N.C. got the six points
on a 4-yard pass from Turner.
A 1-yard run, ending a 75
yard drive and Turner's 8
yard keeper ended the scoring
for the Aggies and a 30-yard
touchdown heave from Joyner
to James Peay kept VU in the
game until the final whistle.
A&T has an opening date on
its schedule for Saturday, Sep
tember 11. The Aggies will
make their Greensboro Me
morial Stadium debut Satur
day, September 18, with a 7:30
p.m. showdown with mighty
South Carolina State in the
MEAC "Game of the Week . "
Korty-year-old Robert "Lee'' Erwin, of Charlotte, was
named the home-run king of the Piedmont Processing
softball team after hitting 20 homeruns during the regular
season and. with a batting average of .560, helped his team
finish in fourth place. Erwin was also awarded 2 home run
trophies and 1 All-Star trophy in the Sterling Invitational
Tournament with 3 homeruns in 2 games. Erwin, known as
"Ox" among his friends, has been employed in the shipping
department at Piedmont Processing for 23 years. He resides
at 839 Seldon Dr. And is a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church
where Rev. James Barnette is pastor.
WSOC Special To Raise
Money For WorkFs Hungry
"What Will We Say Τσ A
Hungry World?" - a special
produced by World Vision In
ternational -- will be colorcast
on Channel 9 Monday, Sept. 13
beginning at 7:30 p.m. The 5'z
hour telecast is designed to
raise money for the world's
hungry millions.
Thirty filmed reports, shot
recently on location at World
Vision International's projects
in the hunger-stricken nations
of South America, Africa and
Asia, will document stories of
hope in the midst of harsh
realities.
Common concern for the
have-not countries and people
of the world has motivated the
guest appearances of many
prominent educational, politi
cal, religious and entertain
ment figures, including U.S.
Senators Edward Brooke,
Dick Clark, Mark Hatfield and
George McGovern; the Ho
norable Tom Bradley, mayor
of Los Angeles ; Art Link
letter, Nancy Reagan, Abigail
Van Buren, Ralph Waite and
Dennis Weaver, to mention
just a tew.
Nationally recognized ex
perts on world hunger will
provide authoritative infor
mation on the program.
Among these are George
Borgstrom, professor of Food
Science at Michigan State Uni
versity; Lester Brown, presi
dent of Worldwatch Institute,
Washington, D.C; Paul Ehr
lich, director of the Dept. of
Biological Sciences at Stan
ford University and others.
I— ζ
Griertown Open
Golf Τournament
Begins Saturday
The top amatuer golfers in
the Charlotte area and others
from as far away as Colum
bia, S.C. and Greensboro. N.C.
will gather Saturday at Crys
tal Springs Golf Club, off
highway 51 at the South Caro
lina line, south of Pineville.
N.C.
The occasion is the annual
Greater Griertown Open Golf
Tournament, a popular 36-hole
affair that generally attracts
citywide attention. Qualifying
will be held Saturday for the
tourney's seven flights, in
cluding the championship di
vision.
According to Carl Love,
Chairman of the Promotional
Committee, three trophies will
be awarded in each flight, one
each to the first, second and
third place finishers. Love
said an awards ceremony will
be held at the Excelsior Club
following play on Sunday.
Love explained that "$30
will be charged for entry
fees." The fee includes
green fees. Cart fees are not
included. Entry fees can be
mailed to Mr. Carl Love. 525
Royal Court, Apt. 4, Charlotte,
N.C. 28202 - or call 332-2919.
Love said no entry fees will
be accepted after 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, September 11.
In addition to the Par Bus
ters, Midway Lounge and
Grier Funeral Home are as
sisting with the sponsorship of
the tournament.
Charles Parker
Win BATCH Tide
Top seeded Charles Parker
defeated third seeded Floyd
Young 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 to win the
BATCH Open Tennis Tourna
ment.
Keith Haywood and Floyd
Young won the men's doubles
title over the number one
seeded combination of Hiram
Jones and Richard Jones 6-4,
Where They Play
FRIDAY, September 10
Wayne State at Howard
SATURDAY. September 11
S.C. State at Delaware State
Morgan at Virginia State
Elizabeth City at N.C. Central
Towson at UMES
Lenoir Rhyne at J.C. Smith
Fort Bragg at Fayetteville
Knox ville at Shaw
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