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Congressman Arch A. Moore, Jr. holding a basketball with WVU prospect Carl Head on the steps of the Capitol Building. An attached news release states: Operation Head Start - West Virginia University basketball prospect Carl Head (with the WVU monogram) gets some pre-school indoctrination on the steps of the nation's Capitol from Congressman Arch A. Moore, Jr. of West Virginia's First District. Head has been working this summer in his native Washington for the U.S. Post Office. The 6-4 junior college transfer student was the first prospect signed by new WVU basketball coach Bucky Waters. Head was a junior college All-American last year for Dodge City, Kansas. Moore is a WVU alumnus. The congressman's brother, Harry (Moo) Moore of Moundsville, is a former Mountaineer basketball star.
Carl Head showing Congressman Arch A. Moore, Jr. his reach on the Capitol steps. An attached news release states:Some Reach -- West Virginia University basketball prospect Carl Head demonstrates his reach on the steps of the nation's Capitol to Congressman Arch A. Moore, Jr. of West Virginia's First District. Notice how Head's hands cover the basketball. They are one reason the 6-4 Washington native made junior college All-America last year.  Head, who played for Dodge City, Kansas, was the first prospect recruited by new WVU basketball coach Bucky Waters. Congressman Moore, a WVU alumnus, has a brother, Harry (Moo) Moore who is a former Mountaineer basketball star.