Fountainhead, March 15, 1977

Serving the campus
community for over 50
years. With a circulation
of 8.500, this issue is 12
Homecomingpg. 3
Facility rankedpg. 7
Cowboy poorpg. 8
Pirates win .pg. 10
Vol. 52, No. 40
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
15 March 1977
ECU publications nab awards
Production Managei
The ECU chapter of the
Society for Collegiate Journal-
ists, (SCJ). received three
awards while attending the
biennial national convention
held this past weekend in
Nashville, Tenn.
The ECU yearbook,
BUCCANEER 75-76, was re-
cognized for its outstanding
coverage of the year in the form
of a second place award.
Jim Elliott, was presented with
a second-place award for his
editorial writing.
The three editorials sub-
tted dealt with BUCCANEER
funding. SGA spending, nd
dorm searches by the Green-
ville Police Dept
The REBEL. ECU'S literary
ine fa 75-76, was given
an honorable mention in a
category where no first, second.
coach for
ECU found
Staff Writer
East Carolina University
named today as its new head
basketball coach, Larry Gil I man,
an assistant coach currently at
the University of SaYi Francisco.
Gil I man replaces Dave Pat-
ton who served fa three years
as the Pirates head coach and
announced his resignation fol-
lowing a game with The Citadel
on Feb. 19.
"This young man brings an
outstanding record of achieve-
ments with basketball programs
that are nationally known fa
their excellence. The choice was
the unanimous decision by the
committee and he was selected
fron a list of highly outstanding
prospects across the nation
said Dr. Leo W. Jenkins, ECU
"We are confident that he
will bring success to the basket-
ball program at East Carolina
University and add great stren-
gth to the overall athletic
programs at the University
Gil I man has served as an
assistant coach at three maja
universities: Houston, Minne-
sota and San Francisco. He has
also ooached at junia college
and high school levels.
The 28-year old Mt. Vernon,
NY. native will jan the ECU
staff immediat
Gillman first joined the San
I rancisoo staff in August of
1974 and served as the coordina-
tor of recruiting until joining the
or third places were available.
Only two magazines were
The delegates attending the
coiventiai accepted the awards
fa the three publications en
Saturday, March 12 at the
awards luncheai of the oon-
Also during the awards
luncheon officers of the SCJ
natiaial executive council were
elected fa a two year term.
J.W. Click, Professor of
Journalism at Ohio University,
was elected to the presidential
Willfad Kale, fron William
and Mary College, and Wayne
Norton, from Southeast
Missouri University were se-
lected as first and second vice
Executive Secretary Trea-
surer, John David Reed, from
Eastern Illinois University, re-
mains at hisprescm post fa two
more years when his term
Pna to the awards lunch-
eon, ECU'S two delegates,
Jimmy Williams and Dennis
Leonard, served on the out-
standing chapter committee and
the constitution committee, re-
vertising manager, accepts the award for
editorial writing for Jim Elliott. Pictured are
from left to right Dr. Jack Walker. SCJ
Controlled disturbance
parliamentarian; Dr. Ivan Holmes, president,
j. w. Click, first vice president; Dennis
Leonard, John David Reed, executive secre-
tary-treasurer Photo by Jimmy Williams.)
ECU students 'get rowdy'
Spnng fever hit downtown
Greenville last Thursday night
as student revelers ocngregated
along Cotanche Street, stopping
motaistsand laying claim to the
Pete Podeszwa, an ECU
student, said that he believed
the excited atmosphere started
in Thursday's where Mother's
Finest was playing.
I was there fa the last set
they did and the crowd was
going crazy. They loved it
said Podeszwa.
A Goading to Podeszwa, the
aowd became uneasy when the
group refused to play any mae
after oie enoae.
"As I saw it, the crowd left a
little bit disgusted. One guy
threw a beer bottle on stage
Following the perfamance,
the aowd moved out to Cotan-
che Street. Podeszwa estimated
the aowd at approximately 250.
"I couldn't believe the a-
mount of people there. They
were just carrying on and
generally raising hell
Podeszwa said that the
aowd gathered around 1 a.m.
and remained on the street until
about 2 flO.
See CROWD, pg. 3
Williams was also a member
of the Executive Council. Un
Executive Council is comprised
of the Society's officers along
with representatives from four
schools throughout the nation.
ECU and the other three
executive member schools were
chosen at the 1975 convention
held in Atlanta, Ga.
The host school fa this
year's convention was David
Lipsoomb College in Nashville.
Speakers included Joseph
Cumming, the Atlanta bureau
chief of Newsweek magazine
whose speech centered on
Southern Politics and the press.
And John Seigenthaler, pub-
on "The Free
- an Endangered
who lectured
Press Concept
The three day conventio
included wakshops and tours
fa various media interests.
Meals and rooms were pro-
vided fa all attending delegates
by the national conmittee.
ECU prof
Dr. Charles R. Coble, assist
ant professo of science edu-
cation at ECU. is co-autha of
two new textbooks fa teachers:
Mamstreaming Language Arts
and Social Studies" and "Main-
streaming Science and Mathe-
The books are being re-
leased this month by the
Goodyear Publishing Co. as part
of the Goodyear Education
series. Dr Coble's collaboatos
are Dr. Anne Adams, professo
of education and Directa of the
Duke University Reading Cent-
er, and Dr. Paul B. Hounshell,
directa of NSF Institutes in
Science at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Each book is applicable to
college education courses in
teaching methods, student
teaching and teaching in content
The "Mainstreaming" ap-
proach minimizes the difference
between special education stu-
dents and "regular" students,
and each book provides teaching
plans which enable all students
to move toward in the four
maja oaitent areas: language
arts, social studies, science and
All activities and ideas have
been tested by teachers in
special classrooms and at the
Duke University Reading Center
with students ranging from
retarded to gifted
CROWDS OF ECU students packed the
Thursday having a lot of tun and
harming no
ends Wedm
Phot odeszwa
at 5 p m.

SGA buses German club Cheerleaders
15 March 1977
The women interested in
Sigma Gamma Rho will be
meeting in Clement Dorm,
Wednesday, March 16, 1977.
The meeting will be held on the
tenth floor in the Social Room.
Ladies interested in Sigma
Gamma Rho are welcome to
Phi Sigma
Phi Sigma Pi National Honor
Fraternity will hold its monthly
dinner meeting on Wednesday,
March 16, 1977 at 6:00 P.M. in
the Home Economics building
dining hall. The speaker will be
Dr. Frank Close, chairman of
the East Carolina Business
Department. All brothers are
urged to attend.
Free flicks
Here it is! What you've been
waiting for.FILM SCHEDULES!
Yes, they're here! Everything
you ever wanted to know about
the film program, but were
unable to find out. In it is listed
all the fantastic Free Flicks as
well as the fabulous Film
Festivals. Don't miss your
chance to get one.
Five nationally-standardized
tests will be offered at ECU
during April.
They include the Graduate
Record Examination (April 23),
the ACT Assessment (April 2),
the Dental Aptitude Test (April
30), the Law School Admission
Test-LSAT (April 16), and the
Medical College Admission Test
MCAT (April 30).
Applications for each test
should be completed and mailed
to national headquarters for the
examinations programs three to
four weeks before the test date.
Further information about
the examinations and appli-
cation materials are available
from the ECU Testing Center,
105-106 Speight Building, ECU,
Greenville, NC 27834.
Alpha Kappa Alpha will hold
sorority rush on March 13, 1977
at 7:00 p.m. in Mendenhall
Multipurpose room.
The East Carolina delegation
of the North Carolina Student
Legislature is almost ready for
session. Bill Books have been
'distributed and we will discuss
session strategy and the other
schools' legislation Tuesday
night at 7:30 in room 248
Mendenhall. It isvery important
that all delegates attend this
meeting as very aitical informa-
tion will be presented.
Flags, rifles
Interested in the flag or rifle
line with the Marching Pirates
next Fall? Spring Training Ses-
sions Available! Organizational
meeting Monday, March 13th,
Lobby of Music Bldg 4.00 p.m.
There will be a meeting of
the Society for the Advancement
of Management on Thursday,
March 17, 1977 at 4 p.m. in R.
130. The guest speaker from the
Greenville Redevelopment
Commission will present a short
slide program on Business
Development. A plant tour is in
the plans for later this month.
All persons are invited to attend
Thursday's meeting.
There will be an AKD meet-
ing Tuesday, March 15, at 7
p.m. in BD-302. Dr. Solidum
will be speaking on the "Pditica
Systems of Southeast Asia An
interdisciplinary panel consist-
ing of Dr. Singh, Soc; Dr.
Indorf, Pols Dr. Gowen, Hist
and Mr. Jeff McAllister to
initiate discussion and make
further oomments. Everyone is
What is a hurdy-gurdy?
Come and hear one played along
with other unusual Renaissance
instruments and songs as per-
formed by the WAVERLY
The performance is Wed
March 16, 1977, at 8:00 p.m. in
the Mendenhall Student Center
Theatre. Advance student
ticketsare $1.50. This concert is
sponsored by the Student Union
Artist Series Committee.
Students who utilize the
SGA buses are urged to place
suggestions in the boxes provi-
ded on each bus.
Gamma Beta
Gamma Beta Phi National
Honor Society and servioe to
education organization will meet
in Rm. 244 Mendenhall on
March 17, 1977 at 7:00 p.m. to
elect officers for 1977-78 school
year. All members are urged to
attend and bring quarter dues of
$2.00. Refreshments will be
served following the meeting.
Beach trip
There will be a bus trip to
Atlantic Beach on April 2nd and
3rd. This is an Special Educa-
tion Retreat. All SPED majors
interested contact Sandy (758-
Math books
If anyone has any used Math
75 books: Plane Trigonometry
6th edition by Fred W. Sparks
and Paul K. Rees, they wish to
sell, rent or loan to Math 75
students, please oontact Mrs.
MoGrath in Austin 232.
Remember that if you want
a yearbook next fall you must
purchase your subscription this
spring. For your convenience
BUC subscriptions will be on
sale from 1 00 to 5O0 p.m. in
the lobby of Tyler dorm on
Wednesday and Thursday
March 16 & 17. Subscriptions
may also be purchased at the
BUCCANEER office in the
publications center. If you have
any questions please call us at
Freaks, pigs
There will be an Easter Seal
Basketball Benefit between the
ECU-SGA and the Greenville
Polioe, State Highway Patrol,
and our own Campus Polioe. It
will be the "Freaks and the
Pigs" in a shoot-out at Minges
Coliseum Wed March 23 at 7
p.m. ECU Junior and Senior
Varsity cheerleaders will be
challenging the rough and tough
City employees. Also, fa your
enjoyment, the ECU Marching
Percussion and Pom Pom Girls
will be performing between
games. Student suppaters are
asked to attend and help Easter
Seals and oommunity relations.
Tickets will be on sale at the
doa fa $1.00 per pason.
An evening of German folk r;iivqi i � u
interested students and faculty
are invited to attend.
CU, Croatan
The Supply Stae & Croatan
are returning to namal hours
after the energy aisis. Supply
stae 830-500 M-F, 900-1200
ai Sat. Croatan 730-900 M-F,
830-1200 on Sat.
Thae will be a training
session on the evening of March
17, at 730 p.m. at Greene
County prison unit in Maury.
Fa the fellow prison ministry.
The prison ministry is fa people
of all walks of life, male a
female, laymen a clergy, who
want to share their Christian
faith. Call Price Bowen at
747-3677 a 753-5871.
Art auction
The Chapel Hill preservatioi
society will hold an Art Auction
on Sunday, March 27, from 2 to
5 p.m. At the Horace Williams
House, 610 East Rosemary
Street in Chapel tf.The waks,
all by Nath Carolina Artists,
will be exhibited at the Haace
Williams House daily from 1 to 5
p.m. Beginning March 20th and
ending the day of the auction,
parking space will be available.
An Application fa Gradua-
tion is na a requirement fa
graduation but it does deto-
mine the date a student will
Applications fa undergra-
duate graduation must be made
no later than two and one-half
quartos befoethe oompletiai
of the requirements fa the
Applications for graduate
graduation must be made no
lato than one quarto befoe the
completion of the requirements
fa the degree.
All students, Graduate and
undergraduate, who plan to
graduate Spring Quarto 1977
and who have neglected to make
application fa graduation, will
be given a final opportunity to
make application fa graduation
fa the Spring Quarto. This
application must be in the
Registrar's Office no lato than
Friday, March 18,1977.
Thoe are legislato open-
ings in Belk and Fleming dams.
Cane by Mendenhall 228 to file.
A saeenings meeting will be
held this week!
Old Wold Publishing's 1977
Spring Poetry Festival. $120 in
prizes. Entry deadline May 30;
entry fee $1.00 pa poon. Fa
information and rules, send
stamped self-addressed enve-
lope to: Poetry Division, Old
Wold Publishing, Box 2173,
Asheville, N.C. 28802.
Pi Sigma
The Epsilon Lambda
Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha is
presenting the pros and oons of
authaitarian govonmoit in the
Philippines Wed March 16 at
the Bonanza Sirloin Pit at 7 p.m.
Faculty in political science and
interested people are encour-
aged to attend. The speakos
will be Dr. Estrella Solidum,
and professor Jose David
St. Patrick
ECU'S Wright Auditaium
will be the scene of a St.
Patrick's Day Dance on Thurs-
day, March 17. The Dance
begins at 8 p.m. and features
two popular southeastern
bands, Bill Deal and the
Rhondels and the Tarns. The
dance is sponsoed by the ECU
Student Unioi Special Enter-
tainment Committee. Advance
tickets fa ECU studoits are
$1.50. Public tickets and all
tickets at the doa are $3.00.
Contact ECU Central Ticket
Office fa additional infam-
Professo Theodae Kuwa-
na, a distinguished scholar from
Ohio State Univosity will pre-
sent a seminar on "Studies of
Electrode Surfaces Including
ESCAAUGER Analysis" in the
Chemistry Department, ECU, at
2O0 p.m. , March 18, in Room
201, Flanagan Building. The
public is invited to atten J.
Professo Kuwana is voy
well known fa his wok an the
development of spectrcelectro-
chemistry and its application to
the study of enzymatic electron
transpot oanponents, particu-
larly the home proteins of the
mammalian respiratoy system.
He has also made impotant
ooitributionstothe undostand-
ing of electrode surface pheno-
mena by using various electron
spectroscopy techniques.

SGA sponsors retreats,
discusses bus system
15 March 1977 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 3
Staff Writer
The SGA legislature Monday
appropriated $430 for two re-
treats this weekend during its
weekly meeting.
The English department was
appropriated $195 and the Poli-
tical Science department was
appropriated $235 fa retreats at
Atlantic Beach, N.C.
Both bills passed with oppo-
sition, opponents contended it
is too late in the year for
The Physics and Geology
departments will also hold re-
treats at Atlantic Beach, this
The legislature appropriated
$300 to the ECU Law Society for
a trip to Washington, D.C. The
Society plans to visit the Su-
preme Court and talk with some
senates and representatives.
A bill passed sending four
members of Gamma Beta Phi,
an honor fraternity, tornoxville,
Tenn for a convention, after
much debate.
In other business, the rules
were suspended to vote on a bill
to shift $239 in the photo lab
budget. The money was shifted
from color processing to photo
The reason given for the
change was that the color
processing equipment is not
Homecoming will not
come with Halloween
The Homecoming Steering
Committee met Thursday to
hear suggestions for a theme for
Homecoming next year and to
distribute to committee mem-
bers proposed operational pro-
The oommittee did not de-
cide on a theme for the event,
postponing that determination
in order to receive more student
Committee oo-chairman,
Barry Robinson, said he hoped
students would call him at the
Student Union, (757-6611, ex-
tension 210), and voice their
opinions on what the theme
should be.
Co-chairman Dr. Charles
Brown distributed to the oom-
mittee proposed operational
procedures which, if passed,
would be a first fa the body.
The proposal discusses the
timetable fa the planning of
Homecoming activities, deter-
mines when oommittee meet-
ings will be held and sets down
the membership of the oommit-
tee which is by title only.
A clause in the preamble
states: "The only restriction fa
designating a Homecoming
celebration is that Halloween
shall not fall within four days
befae a after the day of the
football game
continued from pg. 1
"By 230 the streets were
empty. You'd never have known
anyone was there
Podeszwa said that the peo-
ple were mostly just having fun.
"There were a oouple of
clowns throwing bottles,
The Greenville Police De-
partment blocked off the streets
between Fourth and Fifth
Streets, according to Police
Chief Cannon.
Cannon said that his maja
oonoern was that no one would
be injured.
He also added that he is
presently receiving criticism
from Greenville residents fa
blocking off the streets.
Cannon said that he had
expected aiticism but that he
has to do what he feels is best.
-Ml lb. Royal Rib Eye jtoak Dinner
Includes a hot baked potato, crisp garden
fresh salad, and fresh baked hot roll.
Regular $2.89
50C Off
with coupon
With Dinner!
STEAK O HOUSE mon.�thur.
�i Coupon Expires May 31, 1977
500 W. Greenville Blvd.
3 Pieces of Flounder, cocktail sauce or tarter sauce, lemon
wedge, baked potato, cole slaw, and fresh baked roll.
With Dinner!
with coupon
Coupon Expires May 31, 1977
enville Blvd.
duu w. oreenviiie Diva.
being used this year and the
phao lab wants to buy a light
Tommy Thomason, SGA
treasurer, presented the finan-
cial report.
The SGA received $80,750
from spring fees, acoading to
Thomason. The SGA has
$17,682.49 in unappropriated
Thomason pointed out an
erra in the FOUNTAINHEAD
editaial appearing March 8.
The editaial said the SGA has
spent over $100,000 this year on
the transit system.
The legislature has spent
only $78,000, acoading to Tho-
The rest of the transit
system's $125,000 budget was
appropriated by last year's
legislature, Thomason added.
Ricky Price, speaker of the
legislature, announced that
there are still four openings fa
legislatas, including one fa
day student, two fa Belk dam,
one fa Soott dam and one fa
Fleming dam.
SGA elections
coming March 30
A Family Recreation Facility
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Tuesdays-Lady's Night 6:30-11:00
All ladies admitted for $1.00
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Wednesdays- ECU Night 6:30-11:01
Free skate rental with
presentation of I.D. card
For more information call 756-6000
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15 March 1977
Serving the East Carolina community for over fifty years
Senior EditorJim Elliott
Production ManagerJimmy Williams
Advertising ManagerDennis C. Leonard
News EditorsKim Johnson
Debbie Jackson
Trends EditorPat Coyle
Sports EditormAnne Hogge
FOUNTAINHEAD is the student newspaper of East Carolina
University sponsored by the Student Government Association
of ECU and is distributed each Tuesday and Thursday during
the school year, weekly during the summer.
Mailing address: Old South Building, Greenville, N.C.
Editorial Offices: 757-6366, 757-6367, 757-6309.
Subscriptions: $10.00 annually for non-students, $6.00 for
Worker dignity denied
The anti-union tactics of the J. P. Stevens
textile firm are both a disgrace to the American
free enterprise system and an affont to the dignity
of industrial workers in the South.
The Southern textile industry is America's last
major unorganized manufacturing industry, with
fewer than 20 per cent of the region's 589,000
textile workers belonging to a union. With annual
sales topping the $1 billion mark, Stevens employs
44,000 workers in more than 80 mills.
In Roanoke Rapids where Stevens operates
seven mills, a majority of the company employees
voted in 1974 to be represented by the Textile
Workers Union of America. After three years of
debates and demonstrations by the workers,
Stevens still refuses to negotiate a contract with
union officials.
The company utilizes a variety of underhanded
tactics to crush the union. The National Labor
Relations Board has found Stevens guilty of
illegally firing 289 employees for union activities.
I n 1973 Stevens was ordered to pay TW U A $50,000
in damages for wiretapping a union organizer's
motel room. Now that the union is a reality with
which Stevens must negotiate, the company
refuses to bargain in good faith or to submit
unsettled grievances to impartial third parties for
Unless Stevens begins to respect employee
needs and reoognize their right to organize and
demand proper compensation for their labor, an
embittered fight could ensue between workers and
management in the rapidly industrializing South.
Union supporters have already begun to organized
a boycott of Stevens' products to bring the
mammoth corporation to the bargaining table-in
good faith.
In North Carolina, the soene of Stevens
beachhead with the TWUA, industrial workers can
ill afford the slowdown. Wages here are already 16
per cent below the national average. If the South is
to continue to mature economically there must be
more attention paid to its workers, certainly more
than is now. One Stevens worker at Roanoke
Rapids who had been with the company for over 30
years was asked how much he would receive in
retirement pay if he were to retire tomorrow.
"Sixty dollars a month he replied. Over half of a
man's productive lifetime is given to Stevens, and
to them it's worth only $15 a month in retirement
COMTIHfrEMCy 800,000
OTHER 600,000 &
$ WOO, 0001"
Officials pledge support to overpass
Asst. News Editor
The much discussed and badly needed
pedestrian overpass at 10th St. and College Hill
will soon become a reality, and it is long overdue.
Last month I conferred with Governor James
B. Hunt, Lt. Governor Jimmy Green, and
Attorney General Rufus Edmisten about our need
for an overpass.
Governor Hunt was very responsive and
appeared to be genuinely concerned about the
safety of ECU students. The governor has
assured me that he will seriously pursue this
worthy project.
Lt. Governor Green was also very attentive
and concerned when I explained our dilemma about
the overpass. Mr. Green has asked me to gather
the necessary data concerning the overpass and
forward it to him. Governor Hunt also asked me
to personally gather information on the overpass
and send it to the governors mansion.
Attorney General Rufus Edmisten told me
personally that he intends to help in every way
On March 17, I will journey to the state capital
and deliver the report that I have prepared to the
lieutenant governor.
I owe many thanks to SGA Vice-President
Greg Pingston for his unselfish cooperation and
help in preparing the overpass report. Greg has
done a tremendous job and deserves a lot of
credit fa his efforts on behalf of the ECU student
The need for the overpass is tremendous. It is
necessary to insure the safety of thousands of
ECU students who daily must cross the
dangerous intersection to get to their classes on
the main campus. There are approximately 2500
students living on the hill, there are also
hundreds of day students who utilize the parking
lots at the bottom of the hill. Each of these
students must take their life into their hands
when they cross the street to get to their classes.
There have been numerous serious accidents
at this intersection. Fortunately none have
involved pedestrians, although one coed was
struck last year while aossing the intersection on
a bicycle. Just last week there was anaher
accident, involving two automobiles, both were
heavily damaged.
The overpass will benefit na only pedes-
trians, but maaists as well. Motaists will no
longer have to wait and watch fa students
aossing the intersection. As is quite often the
case now, students will begin aossing the street
when there is a break in traffic and continue to
aossthe street in a steady stream, thus blocking
The overpass would eliminate the dangerous
practice of darting between cars and damn near
getting killed in the process. Motaists would no
longer have to keep an eye out fa pedestrians,
and therefae could keep their eye on the road.
It is a shame that it has taken khis long to get
such a deserving project off of the ground. The
students of ECU were simply the victims of
partisan politicson the part of the Transpatatioi
Department (DOT) under the Holshouser admin-
istration. It seems strange that DOT could not
find a paltry $210,000 to insure the safety of
thousands of students, but there was plenty of
money fa paving roads in Watauga county
(which just by coincidence happens to be the
home of famer Govana Holshouser.)
� Fatunately the new administratioi under
Gov. Hunt has heard our plea fa the overpass
and they are responding. The govana, It.
govana, and the attaney genaal have all
pledged their suppat of this project. And it is
because of their concern and willingness to help
that the overpass will be built. We should all be
thankful that our needs are being met and
hopefully there will be no more maja delays.

Supporters fight racism
15 March 1977 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 5
Black youth denied
9 9
eafor new trial
(LNS)-Gary Tyler, an 18
year-old black youth charged
and convicted fa murder, and
serving a sentence of life
imprisonment, was denied his
appeal for a new trial by the
Louisiana Supreme Court on
January 24. Tyler's case has
becomea national symbol of the
fight against racism, and his
supporters plan to continue the
fight to reverse his oonviction.
Tyler is now going to appeal his
case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Tyler's defense based the
state appeal on two key issues:
the unfair composition of the
jury in the original trail, and the
recantation of testimony by the
state's key witness, Natalie
Tyler had been convicted by
an all-white jury in 1975 which
was selected from a predomin-
antly white jury pool in a parish
(Louisiana's equivalent to a
county) which is 40 percent
black. The recent Louisiana
court ruling refused to consider
this fact on the grounds that the
original defense lawyer did not
object to it at the time.
The oourt also refused to
accept the recantation, reason-
ing that the original judge,
Ruche Marino was the most
qualified to decide when Blanks
lied and when she told the truth.
Blanks has said, however, that
Judge Marino was one of the
public officials who forced her to
testify against Tyler in the first
The murder charges for
which Tyler was convicted stem
from the shooting death of a
white student during a mob
attack on a bus load of black
students leaving Destrehan
High School in October of 1974.
Tyler was arrested during the
incident after he complained of
the brutal treatment received
by black students at the hands
of the police and was charged
with "interfering with t&e-law
This charge was later changed
to murder even though available
evidence points to the shots
coming from the attacking mob,
and the usual ballistics inform-
ation about angle of entry of the
bullet, etc. is missing from the
autopsy report.
Upon hearing of the state
supreme oourt's decision,
Tyler's mother, Juanita Tyler
said, "Thefuture isto fight. I'm
not giving up. I'm asking a lot
more people to get involved. We
need a national movement. It
will take rallies, marches and
a lot more. I'll be fighting and
struggling until there's no more
Mrs. Tyler. Not just for my son,
but for all that isoomingdown
In a statement from St.
James Parish prison in Louisi-
ana, Tyler urged his supporters
to continue to fight. "I wasn't
expecting a right decision and I
wasn't surprised. I also don't
expect to get justice in the U.S.
Supreme Court. I'm not de-
pending on any court; the
people are going to free me
Last July, over 2,000 of
Tyler's supporters gathered in
New Orleans and marched down
the city's main streets. On
October 7, 1976 ever 92,000
names were handed to Governor
Edwin Edwards on petitions to
free Tyler. Despite laws pro-
hibiting demonstrations outside
courthouses in Louisiana,
hundreds of Tyler supporters
picketed the court hearing his
appeal on November 10.
In an unusual move, the
Louisiana Supreme Court in-
structed the district court to
sentence Gary Tyler to life
imprisonment at hard labor with
no chance of parole for twenty
years. This is the maximum
sentence possible in Louisiana
at this time.
The defense does not expect
the U .S. Supreme Court to grant
a retrial and is preparing for
another round of appeals on
other grounds.
Thursday E.C.U.Special
All students Vi price admission
POLICE BLOCKED OFF downtown Green-
ville when a ' 'riot broke out this past Thurs-
day night. There was no trouble reported.
Photo by Pete Podeszwa
Continued from pg. 1
University of Minnesota in 1975.
During that year, Gillman
brought in the current stars of
this year's dub: Allen Thomp-
son, Sam Williams, Winfred
Boynes, Bill Cartwright and
James Hardy.
Gillman's recruiting efforts
were tabbed by all national
publications as the tops in the
country that year.
While at Minnesota, Sept.
1975 to June 1976, the Gophers
boosted their recruits such that
they were tabbed 15th overall in
theoountry in recruiting and the
following year posted a 24-3
The first oollege experience
for Gillman came at the Univer-
sity of Houston from 1973-1974.
He worked there as a graduate
assistant coach under Guy Lewis
during a 19-7 year.
Gillman's first coaching job
was at Mt. Vernon High School
in New York. He assisted Coach
Gus Williams (USCGolden
State), Earl Tatum (Marquette
Lakers) and Rudy Hackett (Syra-
cuse all-America) to two consec-
utive state championships,
something never done in New
York before.
In 1972, Gillman worked as
an assistant coach at Westches-
ter Community College and
guided his club to a 35-3 record,
also producing three all-Ameri-
ca players.
Asa player, Gillman was an
all-county guard at Tuckahoe
High School. His oollege career
was curtailed as a sophomore
due to an ankle injury.
Gillman commented, "I feel
East Carolina University's over-
all situation, with emphasis on
help from the administration,
community and faculty, can be
exceptional. Recruiting is the
tough part, but East Carolina
has a lot to offer.
"I plan to have a quick
tempo style with aggressive
defense. I want the defense to
make the offense. If one creates
turnovers, one gets more shots
and scores more points.
"I pride myself in the ability
to communicate with all groups.
My door will always be open.
One must oommunicate proper-
ly to be successful.
"My top priority is recruit-
ing and picking a staff
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Pitt jail has no room for state prisoners
Asst. News Editor
Pitt County Sheriff Ralph
Tyson said recently that it would
be difficult to house state
prisoners in the Pitt County jail.
Tyson's comment was made
in response to Gov. James B.
Hunt's announcement that
county sheriffs will be asked to
house state prisoners in county
jails to relieve overaowding in
the state's prisons.
"Pitt County at the present
time is running at full capacity,
said Tyson.
"We would like to work with
the governor but it should be on
a voluntary basis
Tyson said that the Pitt
County jail averaged 65 prison-
ers per day fa February.
"We have to accommodate
prisoners from seven towns
said Tyson.
Tyson said that additional
staff would have to be hired if
the jail has to accommodate
state prisoners
Tyson added that at the
present time the jail staff
consists of two cooks, four
jailers, and four matrons.
According to Tyson, the
Dept. of Corrections only comes
around twice a week to pick up
prisoners and transport them to
the state's prisons.
The county jail imprisons
those prisoners who are await-
ing trial or who are waiting to be
transported to the state prison.
Some prisoners are already
serving their time in the county
jail, according to Tyson.
Anybody who has less than
30 days is pulling their time in
the oounty jail said Tyson.
Tyson said that trouble with
prisoners is usually the result of
them having nothing to do.
"We have a library for
prisoners. We also have minis-
ters who oome in about every
day and hold services for the
Tyson said that only about
two or three ECU students are
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"Most of them are usually
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except in the narootics cases
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During February the Pitt
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Of that number 45 were await-
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The racial composition of the
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Tyson said that five juveniles
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The sheriff said that he must
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"We keep prisoners (fe-
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"As it is now our courts are
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go to prison then they ought to
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Special paintings,
prints on display
A selection of paintings,
prints and drawings by Walter
Barker is on view at the
Wellington B. Gray Gallery at
ECU through March 28.
The exhibition, entitled
"Small Works from the Years
1947-1977 includes works re-
presentative of various periods
during the evolution of Barker's
style during the past 30 years.
Among the recent works are
paintings influenced by
Barker's interest in the ancient
Chinese book "l-Ching" (The
Book of Changes) founded upon
aesthetic principles established
in fifth-century China.
Earlier paintings reflect
Barker's influence by the art
and spirit of Greece, Persia and
Egypt, and by later European
schools of painting.
Barker is an associate pro-
fessor of art at UNC-Greens-
boro. He studied with Max
Beckmann at Washington Uni-
versity in St. Louis and later
taught there after additional
study at Indiana
University. Tran Gordley,
associate dean of the ECU
School of Art, studied painting
with Barker at Washington.
Barker has traveled and
studied throughout the world,
and before joining the UNC-
Greensboro art faculty, taught
at the Brooklyn Museum Art
School. His award-winning work
has been included in numerous
exhibitions and is part of the
permanent collection of several
museums, including the
Museum of Modern Art and the
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2 of top 49 profs get awards
15 March 1977 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 7
Undergraduates rank faculty
Last spring every undergraduate student who preregistered fa Fall Quarter
received an IBM voting card-and the oppatunity to vote fa up to three of the
teachers he had had during the 1975-76 academic year whom he believed to be
outstanding. Mae than 34 of the 6,980 students cast votes which rated each of
their nominees on an intensity scale of excellence: 10 (highest), 8 a 6. The results
are now in.
Based upon the student vote, the Instructional Survey Committee of the Faculty
Senate, which designed and carried out the survey, selected 49 faculty members
from among the 660 who were statistically comparable. These are faculty whom
students believed to be the outstanding undergraduate teachers during 1975-76.
Their names are listed below.
The Instructional Survey Committee also surveyed faculty opinion in each
department a school regarding outstanding teachers in that unit. Mae than
oie-third of the teachers listed also appeared in the top 10 of their colleagues'
vote. Ranking in the top 10 of the faculty vote fa hisher department a school is
indicated by an asterisk next to the instructa's name.
A similar survey of administratas was taken at the same time, but the results
were inconclusive. Professa Farr explained "administratas are often teachers too;
drawing the line between them therefae becomes difficult indeed. Chairpersons of
departments and deans,of many schools were included in the faculty survey
(In Alphabetical Order)
Names marked with an asterisk () are those which also appeared in
the top 10 of the faculty vote fa that department a school.
An impatant reasoi fa these surveys was to obtain infamatioi fa the Alumni
Association's outstanding teacher awards-two $500 awards fa teaching excellence
during the previous year. Frances Daniels of Business Education and Everett C.
Simpson of the Biology Department received the Alumni Association awards fa
1975-76 at the ECU Christmas Convocation. These awards had not been given fa
several years, Ms. Farr noted, because there had been no acceptable method of
evaluating teaching.
"The support of Provost Howell, the cooperation of Richard Lennon and Evans
Harris of the Computer Center, and the unflagging energy of the Committee
members made this administration and tabulation of these surveys possible said
Ms. Farr. Equally impatant wasthe cooperation of the studentsand faculty in taking
the survey seriously.
This spring the Committee plans to survey students and faculty about
undergraduate teaching during the current academic year. IBM voting cards fa the
student survey will be available late in Spring Quarter (tentatively, April 25-27) in the
lobby outside the book stae. Voting fams fa the faculty and administrative surveys
will be sent near the end of Spring Quarter. The Committee hopes that the Alumni
Association Awards fa 1976-77 will then be made at the Faculty Convocation in the
1. Carl G. Adler, Physics
2. Wendall E. Allen, Biology
3. Nicole Aronson, Faeign Languages
4. Laurie Arrants, Health and Physical Education
5. Robert Augspurger, Econanics
6. Charles E. Bland, Biology
7. Carolyn K. Bolt, Faeign Languages
8. J. William Byrd, Physics
9. Walter T. Calhoun, Histay
10. Diana D. Carroll, Home Economics
11. Charles c. Cliett, Psychology
12. Charles Coble, Science
13. Hal Daniel, Allied Health
14. Frances Daniels, Business Education
15. Darryl Davis, Industrial Technology
16. Dennis C. Davis, Allied Health
17. Trenton Davis, Allied Health
18. John P. East, Political Science
19. Grace M. Ellenberg, Faeign Languages
20. Alvin A. Fahrner, Histay
21. Lewis C. Forest, Hone Economics
22. Robert J. Gowen, Histay
23. Betsy Harper, Business Education
24. Lawrence E. Hough, Political Science
25. Robert J. Hursey, Jr Mathematics
26. E. Robert Irwin, Music
27. Y. J. Lao, Allied Health
28. Frederick C. Lewis, Jr Allied Health
29 Maria B. Malby, Faeign Languages
30. Robert A. Muzzarelli, Allied Health
31. Margaret Nelson, Allied Health
32. Bodo Nischan, Histay
33. Lawrence J. O'Keefe, English
34. Noman C. Pendered, Industrial Technology
35. Everett Pittman, Music
36. James A. Searl, Music
37. Everett C. Simpson, Biology
38. Scott Snyder, Geology
39. Keats Sparrow, English
40. Mary LoisStaton, Home Economics
41. Marilyn Steele, Home Eoononics
42. John Swope, Business Education
43. Robert S. Taoker, Psychology
44. Jerry V. Tester, Industrial Technology
45. Robert E. Thurber, Medical School
46. Bruce N. Wardrep, Business Administration
47. Wilkins B. Winn, Histay
48. Peggy Wood, Allied Health
49. Tinsley E. Yarborough, Political Science
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Rodgers company lacking
Dance without motivation degenerates into mere musical
gymnastics. This lack of refined choreography was the basis for the
intolerably poor performance of the Rod Rodgers Dance Company.
The troupe was composed of prominent dancers, but intelligent
choreography is more than mere jumpsuit athletics.
The essence of dance of any type is to create its own energy as it
enhances the music. The intent of choreography must be higher
than mere orchestral coordination. This company is better suited
performing warm-ups for the Ice Capades.
This reviewer cannot comment upon all aspects of the
performance, as I chose to leave before the last numbers.
The program was disjointed and poorly planned a
announcements were made. The best of the pieces was
by a woman whose name was mumbled through the intercom,4WI
was lost on this reviewer. The dance was basicaly a series of
from the Karate discipline of Aikido. She proved to be the
of the troupe in that her movements and motivations were 8fT
defined. The music accompanying this particular number was poor,
as the discordant quitar intruded on the strength of the dramatic
structure of the piece. This early number was the best of the worst.
Rodgers' ineptitude surfaced horribly in the number Interval
Two. In this piece, there were several dancers on stage. Rodger's
inability to bring a sense of emotion to the piece left the dancers
cavorting about the stage in linear movements that were confused
and flaccid. They constantly repeated themselves(though a sense of
monotony was intended) until the dance drew mercifully to an
inconclusive finish.
Theunmotivated movement of the group was epitomized in Love
Flower, where a woman in a long white dress made historic fertility
movements to the tunes of a poor blues number. This dance of
"intimate dedication was done to the spine of her recalcitrant
lover. The number was saccharine and tired; as the woman clumsily
fought with her own missteps and misdirection. At times she
hopped about like a demented rabbit.
I regret having mentioned this company in my last oolumn. The
space would have better been devoted to a seminar on careers in
motel management.
Keep those cards and letters coming
Park� one is willing to accept the promise of an eleven pound
fetus leaping out of his laboring mother's uterus and slaughtering
the deliverers, then this film is viable. It attempts to comment on
the polluting of our environment, but the scenes are blatant and
poorly timed. The film chooses to move from cheap horror tactics to
unsubstantiated abilities on the part of the infant. The child
resembles a bulbous Truman Capote with daws, and proceeds to
destroy most of a coastal aty in search of family. This film should be
dragged out and shot. (Not unlike the infant zero stars.)
Plaza One�Shaggy 0.AReviewed in last week's paper.
Plaza Two�Crash-An enormous amount of automobiles are
destroyed for the sake of action. This film has no rationale for it's
existence other than it will perhaps make jobs more readily
available in Detroit.
Pitt Theatre�Once is not Enough-DrecXy from the novel of
Jacqueline Susann. Not available for review at this time.
Artists Series sponsors
Saint Patrick's dance
ECU'S Wright Auditorium
will be the scene of a St.
Patrick's Day Dance on Thurs-
day, March 17. The dance
beginsat 8:00 p.m. and features
two popular Southeastern
The St. Patrick's Day Dance
is sponsored by the ECU
Student Union Special Enter-
tainment Committee. Advance
tickets for ECU students are
$1.50. Public tickets and all
tickets at the door are $3.00.
Tickets are available at the ECU
Central Ticket Office, Menden-
hall Student Center. Call 757-
6611, ext. 266 for additional
Cowboy fails to match
golden past at the Attic
Assistant Trends Editor
Last Wednesday night,
March 9, was to be a good night
for country rock fanatics.
Cowboy, at one time the
premier East Coast country rock
band, was to perform at the
Attic in downtown Greenville.
Cowboy, however, proved to
not be the Cowboy of old, but a
band that has moved on to a
different sound in order to
survive in the erratic music
rat-race of the '70s.
A band named Taxi started
the evening off with a thump.
From Cincinnati, Ohio, this
group opened up with Aero-
smith and eventually proceeded
to fade into heavy metal
oblivion. With bands like this,
it's a wonder that there aren't
more deaf troupes making the
The group toyed with a
McCartneyBeatles medley and
made a heavy metal anthem out
of "Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's
Arms My personal advice for
this band istocall acaband pull
a Howard Hughes until acoustic
music makes a mass comeback.
Cowboy, under the auspices
of Scott Boyer and Tommy
Talton. released their first al-
bum in 1970, REACH FOR THE
SKY. Their second, 5'LL
GETCHA TEN. released in '71
still remains an almost flawless
counfy rock classic. It's only
drawback from reaching that
plateau is the mix, which was
under the direction of Capri-
corn' s Johnny Sandlin.
The second album included
Chuck Leavel (now of Sea Level)
on piano and a brilliant South-
ern guitarist named Duane
Allman, who played slide dobro
on "Please Be With Me This
song was later recorded by Eric
Clapton on 467 OCEAN
BOULEVARD. The album also
included "All My Friends
later recorded by Greg Allman's
Cowboy released a solid LP
in 1974, entitled BOYER AND
TALTON. Boyer emerged from
this album as the better of the
two songwriters, displaying his
creativeness with near classic
country ballads such as "Every-
one Has a Chance to Feel" and
"Message In the Wind
The group played with Greg
Allman on his solo tour in '74.
The poor ON TOUR LP came
from the concert tapes made
during this period.
This reviewer was lucky to
see Cowboy during the period of
album. Backing up Wet Willie
at UNC-Wilmington. this band
added more than one loyal
devotee that evening with a
fantastic show. Although Boyer
has the hand for lyrics and a
shakey but deceptively good
country voice. Talton exhibited
a tour de force on lead and slide
guitar that night.
Cowboy, sadly enough, was
an entirely different band
Wednesday night. There were
flashes of the past, but the
majority of the work was new
material. The band remains in
its country roots, but there was
a great deal of experimentation
in other fields. Much of Cow-
boy's music seemed to be
oriented to a dance hall, playing
funky and at times, disco
inclined material.
A lot of the music seemed to
be an extension of Talton's
disastrous '76 fling with
Johnny Sandlin and Bill Ste-
wart, in an album entitled
album has to rank as one of the
most extreme cases of vinyl
waste in our generation - it was
and remains a horrible album.
Talton must have been happy to
embrace Boyer again for this
Cowboy tour.
Cowboy played an extremely
good version of Boyer's Please
Be With Me Another moment
of hurrah was "Where Can You
Go which opened with a
catchy guitar intro by Talton.
Boyer showed his guitar
versatility on an unnamed in-
strumental number which Cow-
boy used to excel in. The band
jammed a good bit, but much of
it sounded uninspired and
blatantly dull.
Cowboy has refused to live
in the past, as many bands do,
and possibly may suffer for it.
The new material fails to match
the old Cowboy's inventiveness
and melody.
The old Cowboy sounded
fresh and very much alive, as if
playing for fun. The new
Cowboy seems to be out to earn
that badly needed dollar - music
has become an income for Boyer
and Talton. Consequently, their
music suffers for it.
players perform a scene from "Four Saints in
Three Act one of-three pieces they will
present at McGinnis Auditorium tonight,
March 15, at 8fiOp.m. The National Theatre
brings together music, dance, mime, sign
language, and spoken dialogue to form one of
the most exciting programs ever developed.
Advance tickets for ECU students are $1.50,
acuity and staff-$2.50. All public admissions
and tickets sold at the time of the performance
are $4.00
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S. C inns ready for test
15 March 1977 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 9
ple who know Charleston know
that unlike most tourist destina-
tions Charleston is not domi-
nated by hotels. In fact,
Charleston's skyline consists
almost entirely of 18th and 19th
oentury houses and churches
nestled together in the city's
789-acre historic district.
So where will the thousands
of visitors to the Spdeto Festival
this May 25-June 5 stay? Can
there possibly be enough
According to Sallie T.
Kramer who is managing the
Spoleto Housing Bureau for the
Chamber of Commeo the
answer is "Yes
"There are plen of
rooms says Ms. Kr mer.
"There are hotel rooms as well
as rooms in people's houses.
Ms. Kramer points out that
even though late May is a
typically popular time in
Charleston, 22 Charleston
hotels have committed rooms to
the Festival and an additional 57
hotels from Myrtle Beach to
Savannah have also reserved
rooms for allocation by the
Spoleto Housing Bureau.
To date, over 3,1 OX) hotel
rooms are available for Spoleto
visitors. All of those rooms will
be booked through the Spoleto
Housing Bureau.
The Housing Bureau will
also arrange accommodations in
private residences for visitors
upon request. Homes, apart-
ments and beach houses and
rooms with private baths in
homes are available for rent
through the Bureau.
The Spoleto Festival Ac-
commodations Guide lists all
available public accommoda-
tions and tells you everything
from what the price range is to
whether pets are allowed. The
Guide is available free from the
Spoleto Housing Bureau, P.O.
Box 975, Charleston, S.C.
When the thousands of
visitors do arrive and become
comfortably housed, they will be
able to participate in a Festival
which will surely live up to its
reputation as "the world's most
comprehensive arts festival
Events already scheduled in-
clude opera, ballet, drama,
chamber music, visual arts,
choral music, lectures, films,
and mini-festivals with poetry,
crafts, story telling, instant
theatre, mime and music. The
Festival schedule is arranged so
that visitors can participate in a
variety of events over a 2-3 day
Many events will be free.
Ticket prices for most other
performances range from $1 to
$10. Ticket application forms
will be available in early March
and may be requested by
contacting Spoleto Festival
U.S.A P.O. Box 704, Charles-
ton, S.C. 29402.
ANTIQUITY AND TRADITION of old Charleston will enhance
the pleasure of visitors to the Spoleto festival this Spring.
Waverly Consort
Ensemble coming
With Tossed Salad
Potato and Bread $1.75
Serving Hours: 11a.m. �2 p.m.
Featured at Both Meals
4:45p.m. 8:00p.m.
will perform at ECU'S Menden-
hall Student Center on Wednes-
day, March 16, at 8:00 p.m. The
appearance of this critically
acclaimed ensemble is sponsor-
ed by the ECU Student Union
Artists Series Committee. THE
group of musicians and singers
presenting music of the
thirteenth through the seven-
teenth centuries. The CON-
SORT has taken infinite pains to
recapture the spirit in which the
music was originally composed
and performed. They use over
fifty unusual medieval, renais-
sance, and baroque instruments
creating an altogether unique
program for their audienoe. The
New York Times called this
group "one of our best en-
Tickets for the Waverly
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tickets for ECU students are
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Ticket office in Mendenhall
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Sideline Chat
New basketball coach
East Carolina has a new basketball coach, Larry Gillman,
formerly an assistant at the University of San Francisco. Gillman
jumps into a job that has, kept only three coaches for more than three
years during the 44 years of ECU basketball.
The 28-year old native of Mt. Vernon, N.Y who bears a striking
resemblance to Clemson's coach, Bill Foster, feels he can make a
winner out of East Carolina, not just on the present level, but
against the top competition in the nation.
"This is ACC country right now, but we're going to try and
change that. San Francisco faced the same problem trying to
compete with UCLA, but it was successful. The kids gravitate to
UCLA and the big schools, but I think we can change that.
�' I want to rise and I want to rise quickly. Some people in North
Carolina are going to laugh at that, I know
That is a very tall order for Gillman, but he has been successful
in the past with recruiting and hopes to continue.
In a television interview recently, Gillman said, "I'm going to
try to bring in some of the kids I have been recruiting for USF in
here. And we are going to continue to recruit the same people the
past staff has been recruiting
Gillman was an all-county player in his high school days at
Tuckahoe High School in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. and played a year and a
half of college basketball before ending his career with an ankle
While still an undergraduate, he assisted with the team at Mt.
Vernon that won two successive New York state titles. No other
team has ever done that. That team included Earl Tatum, formerly
of Marquette and now with the Los Angeles Lakers, and the
Williams brothers - Gus of the Golden State Warriors, Ray of the
University of Minnesota and Sam, now with San Francisco, as well
as former all-America Rudy Hackett of Syracuse.
"There is another Williams around in junior college Gillman
said. "Maybe we can bring him in here
From Mt. Vernon, Gillman went to Westchester Community
College, serving as an assistant on a team that went 35-3 in twc
Gillman worked as an assistant at the University of Houston fa
year before moving on to San Francisco. There in 1974, he recruited
the team of now-sophomores that was ranked first in the nation for
much of this season.
In September, 1975, Gillman went to Minnesota to work on the
staff the year after the recruiting scandal of 1974-75. After a year at
the Big Ten xhool, Gillman moved back to San Francisco, where he
has been the past year.
When asked about plans for a staff at ECU, Gillman said he had
no comment, although it has been learned that Billy Lee, a graduate
assistant on the Dave Patton staff, will likely receive a full-time
position with Gillman. Gillman said he would have two full-time
assistants and one grad assistant.
Gillman said he thought he oould gain support from the students
and from the community, a oommunity where ACC basketball is
king. "IT I didn't think I could do the job, I wouldn't be here. A
winning team will bring the people in and that is what I plan to
have�a winning oolorful team
Gillman said he plans to use an aggressive offense and defense,
pressing as much as possible.
"We want to make the other team make as many mistakes as we
can. The more they turn the ball over, the more chances we' II have
to score. And, with more chances to score, we'll get more points
Gillman plans to work with Ath.etic Director Bill Cain to build
the schedule up. East Carolina already has Indiana for an opener
next year at Bloomington, Indiana, as well as four ACC teams on the
"I haven't had a chance to meet with the players, but I'm going
to tell them right away that our first objective is to beat Indiana
Gillman thinks being an independent will help with recruiting,
because "we'll be able to play anyone
Gillman has a tall order brnging a winning basketball program
to East Carolina. There are several reasons: a limited budget; com-
peting against the TV audience of the ACC schools; and changing
the attitude with which ECU basketball is taken by its fans.
Gillman is a most energetic man with a lot of new ideas-good
ideas. If he can overcome the odds of the budget, the ACC and gain
support within the campus and oommunity he oould do the job.
Open with win
Pirates beat Baptists,
3 move to nationals
Staff Writer
Under Saturday afternoon's
threatening skysEast Carolina's
track and field team soundly
defeated Baptist College by a
score of 77-63.
The first events of the day
were the field skills, with
George Jackson taking the long
jump with a 22'10" leap.
Robert Bailey won both the
shot put (46' 7") and the discus
events (151'), and was the only
double winner in the meet.
ECU sprinters swept the
440, with Charlie Moss winning
in 48.84, Terry Perry next at
49.01, and James Freeman third
at 49.70.
ECU'S relay teams started
the day off with a dropped baton
in the 440, but turned in a better
performance in the mile relay.
ECU'S uncontested mile re-
lay team (Moss, Perry, Free-
man, Franklin) ran the distance
in 319.1, with alternate relay
squads 2nd and 3rd.
In the high hurdles, Bobby
Phillips(ECU) took the 120 yard
event in 14.92.
ECU took 2nd and 3rd in the
220, then came back to win the
Carter Suggs took the 100 yd
dash in 9.54, followed by
teammate Alston at 9.58 to grab
the first two places.
ECU swept all three places
in the triple jump. Herman
Mclntyre easily took the win
with a flight of 49'11 with
teammate Mike Hodge grub-
bing second with 47-1 W, and
George Jackson taking a close
third (47'1").
A surprise showing of stren-
gth in the distance events by
ECU kept the score close,
although Baptist had the Easter
men of the day. Lenny Phelps
ran in his first mile race since
high school to press Baptist's
Wradwell all the way to the
tape. Wradwell won in 4:15,
with Phelps finishing less than a
second behind with a career
best time. Jim Willett moved up
from the 880 to also run the
mile, but was slowed with a
throat infection.
The final event of the day
was the three mile run, in which
Baptist again took the win.
ECU'sJim Dill led the race from
the 6th lap over Baptist's
Mwobobia as the two pulled
well away from the rest of the
At the gun lap Mwobobia
took the lead for good and
pulled away to take the event in
14:32, followed by Dill in 14:40
(career best). Lenny Phelps
came back from his earlier mile
to finish 5th for ECU.
Although the team still has
rough edges, their first home
meet showed individual stren-
gth. Some improved considera-
bly, while others maintained
fast performances.
The sprinters put on a good
show as usual, but it oould have
been even better-three of the
fastest men were absent.
Marvin Rankins, Larry Aus-
tin, and Otis Melvin were with
coach Bill Carson in preparation
for the National Indoor Champ-
ionships at Detroit.
Melvin and Austin both
qualified for the 60 yard dash
while Rankins qualified for the
60 yard high hurdles. (Melvin
was subsequently injured and
will not compete). Rankins has
run the hurdles in 7.2 seconds,
� with Austin docking a 6 second
performance last year.
Avoiding injuries, East
Carolina'steam should definite-
ly improve this year.
East Carolina will host ten
other teams next weekend at the
ECU Invitational Meet. Both
men's and women's teams will
begin competition early Satur-
Coach Frye hopes this week-
end' s meet was a good tuneup
for the team and was content
with the win over Baptist.
LENNY PHELPS HELPED lead the Pirates to
a 77-66 win over Baptist. Phelps ran second in
the mile, a career mark or himself. Photo by
Kip Sloan

� �� ;� ����' �� '��. m
Young but talented
15 March 1977 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 11
Carson ranks team one of his best
Asst. Sports Editor
From the moment the man
begins to talk, he is impressive.
His presence as he speaks, the
manner in which he weighs
what he plans to say, and
finally, his actual words; ail
these lend to the imposing air
which surrounds him. Yet Bill
Carson is ppproachable.
In twelve years that he has
been coaching track, Carson has
seen a number of good teams,
including his 1965 Southern
Conference championship Fur-
man team and his 1976 Champ-
ionship East Carolina squad.
To him, though, his current
team ranks as one of the best.
Composed mostly of freshmen
and sophomores, the emphasis
might seem to be on rebuilding.
But with young talent providing
ne basis and returning veterans
providing stability and maturity,
the East Carolina team has
turned the future into the
Carson himself expressed
his opinion on the strength and
talent of the Pirates: "I don't
think there are fifteen, twenty
teams in the entire United
States'it we can't take or that
are any better than us talent-
Coach Carson seems happy
about his talent; "We've got so
many people ranked in the top
twenty, top thirty in their event,
March 19 ECU Invitational
March 26 East Coast Invitational
April 2 State Record Relays
April 9 Carolina Relays
April 15-16 Dogwood Relays
April 22-23 Mountaineer Relays
April 29-30 Southern Conference
May 7, NCSU Invitational
May 13-14 Pitt Invitational
June 1-4, NCAA National Champ.
Raleigh, N.C.
Columbia, S.C.
Chapel Hill, N.C.
Knoxville, Tennessee
Morganton, West Virginia
Greenville, S.C.
Raleigh, N.C.
Pittsburgh, PA
Champlain, Illinois
in the nationit just shows how
much these kids want to win and
how much they hustle
Such nationally-ranked
standouts as hurdler Marvin
Rankins and sprinters Otis
Melvin and Larry Austin lead
the array of ECU'S talent.
Herman Mclntyre has been
ranked in the top twenty-five
nationally all season in the triple
jump. In fact, the list of great
talent on ECU'S team would
exactly equal the number of
people on the team.
With the outdoor season just
beginning, look fa the Pirates
to continue to win. They open
their season at home this
Saturday against Baptist Col-
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12 FOUNTAINHEAD 15 March 1977
Tennis heads to the top
Assistant Sports Editor
One of East Carolina's most
beleaguered sports in the past
has been tennis. Pirate tennis
teams have not done well, but in
keeping with the strength cur-
rently exhibited by ECU'S
spring sports teams, the tennis
program has come into its own.
Now 2-1, the Pirates face the
'remainder of their demanding
19 match schedule with an
amazingly well-balanced blend
of junior and senior experience
and freshman enthusiasm. Led
by head coach Randy Randolph
and assistant Rich Friedl, the
Pirates look to be one of the
most improved teams in the
Southern Conference.
Headlining the team at the
number one singles spot is
junior Tom Durfee, from Tole-
do, Ohio. Durfee, who was
named "most improved player"
in 1976, has played number one
for the Pirates the past three
years. Quick and strong, Durfee
is an excellent athlete with an
excellent attitude.
Senior Jim Ratliffe of High
Point is currently number two
in singles. His consistent
baseline game is greatly en-
hanced by his hard, twisting
serve. Coach Randolph said
Ratliffe "has really improved
over last year. He's left-handed
and has one of the best
forehands i've seen
Consistent Doug Getsinger
is a very steady player from
Gddsboro. He is constantly
counted on for a good match.
Versatile, he is able to play a'l
types of games; either baseline
or serve and volley. He plays
number three singles while
being matched with Tom Durfee
at number one doubles.
Playing number four singles
and number three doubles with
Jim Ratliffe is Mitch Pergerson,
a senior from Roxboro, The
"Most Valuable Player" for the
Pirates in 1976, he is one of the
current crop of Pirates who can
play a steady and consistent
baseline game. Very competi-
tive, he has come back from bad
situations to clinch crucial wins
for the Pirates.
Coach Randolph describes
his number five player, Henry
Hostettler as "doing all his
talking with his racket Hostet-
tler was a walk-on last fall, and
has beaten everyone on the
team at least once in challenge
matches. Another player capa-
ble of playing the steady game,
Hostettler has unbelievably
quick reflexes and can hit
almost anything back.
One of the hardest workers
on the team is the number six
singles player, Kenny Love. He
teams up with fellow freshman
Hostettler to form the number
two doubles team. His competi-
tiveness can be seen in his style
of play and his actions on court.
Injured against High Point, he
wouldn't give up and almost had
to be dragged off the court.
From Winston-Salem, he is vital
to the team as a spark-plug.
Robert Molten holds down
the number seven position. A
freshman from Gastonia he will
be counted on heavily for
leadership of the Pirates in the
Number eight Mike Murrad
is a freshman who is recovering
from a serious illness. Sidelined
during fall practice, he is
coming back with determination
and patience. His attitude, like
all of the Pirates, is "just
Freshman Thomas Lipe is
the team's manager. From
Albermarle he has been indis-
pensable to the team. As Coach
Randolph related, "We just
couldn't have a team without
Running throughout the
coach's comments were the
words consistency and attitude.
When asked about that, he gave
this reply: "Well, one a two
people with bad attitudes can
hurt the team, it can rub off.
Half of a player's game is his
attitude; he can't win with a bad
one. Consistency can be affec-
ted by a bad attitude; and
consistency is so important. As
an individual sport, tennis can
be repetitive; it is essential that
a player be able to consistently
hit the ball down the line, or to
consistently hit his first serve
Coaches Randolph and Fri-
edl relate well to the blended
team they assembled; this will
be an additional factor in the
season ahead. With impressive
victories over Salisbury State
and Campbell tucked away, the
Pirates are looking no further
ahead than Southern Confer-
ence for William and Mary
Wednesday. It should te an
interesting match for the visi-
tors from East Carolina. It could
be the start of something great;
tennis at East Carolina.
Football practice
begins, look for
winning season
Spring football practice will
open at ECU Thursday, as
Coach Pat Dye begins prepar-
ations for his fourth season with
the Pirates. Over the previous
three years, Dye has fielded
teams with records of 7-4, 8-3
and 9-2, winning the Southern
Conference Championship last
The coaching staff has four
areas of major concentration
during spring drills, each con-
sidered to be a question mark
fa 1977.
"Our top priority has to be in
the secondary said Dye. "We
must find three players that can
be winners to replace the three
graduated seniors.
"Second, we must have one
or two quarterbacks to step
forward. I'm confident in the
ability of our players at the
position, but someone must step
up and do the job
Leading candidates for
quarterback are Jimmy Souther-
land, Leander Green and Steve
Greer. Other possible candi-
dates are Joe Powell and Tony
"In the offensive line, we
have to find a replacement at
center, left guard, left tackle
and tight end continued Dye.
Overall depth at all positions
will also be an area of concen-
tration during the spring drills.
The final two weekends of
spring drills will feature scrim-
mage games in Ficklen
Stadium. On Saturday, April 2,
an Alumni Game will be held,
pitting the 1977 team against
various members of previous
teams at East Carolina. On
Friday, April 8, the annual
Purple-Gold Game will be held.
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Fountainhead, March 15, 1977
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