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for East: the Magazine of East Carolina University Vol. 3 Issue 1, Fall 2004
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John Christenbury, football coach at East Carolina Teachers College, guided his team to an undefeated season in the fall of 1941. That feat has never been duplicated. Bradsher discusses the legendary coach who was killed in an explosion on July 17, 1944, while serving in the Navy during World War II.
Ben Owen III is a third-generation Seagrove potter, who knew at age twelve that he wanted to make pottery his career. Taught by his grandfather, Ben Owen, Sr., one of the state's best-known potters, Owen's creations are collected by many and exhibited in museums at home and abroad.
In the fall of 1941, the East Carolina Teachers College football team played to an undefeated season. The feat has never been duplicated. This article provides a summary of each of the seven games and a roster of the players.
Almost half of North Carolina's 11,700 Army and Air National Guardsmen are serving overseas as part of the 30th Brigade. Five soldiers are deployed together with the 1/120th Battalion, 30th Brigade. All of them are East Carolina University alumni. The article contains letters the soldiers wrote home. One soldier, Captain Christopher C. Cash, was killed in action June 24, 2004. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star for heroism.