Last week, CBS Sports college basketball commentator Billy Packer referred to “60 Minutes,” the CBS news magazine program, as a “cancer” and “sleazy, short-sighted, lazy journalism.” The reason for his anger was a “60 Minutes” story critical of the Fresno State men’s basketball program. Eight of 10 scholarship players on the team missed games because […]
March 23, 1998
Volume 94, Issue 30
Stories from the March 23, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.
LEXINGTON, KY – Alexander Koul’s face was somber as he made his way to the bench for the final time. The senior looked at the scoreboard. Five minutes remained in the GW men’s basketball team’s NCAA Tournament first-round game against Oklahoma State University Mar. 13 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. and the Colonials trailed […]
After losing its first four games and five of its first six contests, the GW baseball team appeared headed for a poor season. The Colonials have turned things around, however, winning eight of their last 10 games, including four of their five games last week. GW improved to 10-8 on the season. “We’re swinging the […]
After six straight second-place finishes at the Atlantic 10 Championship, the GW gymnastics team decided it was tired of playing second fiddle. The GW team captured its first-ever A-10 Championship Saturday at Keaney Gymnasium in Kingston, RI with a team score of 193.950. The Colonial women just beat out Massachusetts, 1997’s A-10 Champion, which finished […]
BbaseballMTmen’s tennisWTwomen’s tennis Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: B at Mt. St. Mary’s2:30 p.m. Wednesday: MT vs. Hampton2 p.m.B vs. Navy 3 p.m. Thursday: MT at George Mason2:30 p.m.WT at VCU2:30 p.m.B vs. Mt. St. Mary’s3 p.m.
STORRS, Conn. A 10th seed defeating a seventh seed in the men’s or women’s 1998 NCAA Tournaments probably seemed like a small blip on the screen when compared to other upsets in the first and second rounds of both tournaments. But that didn’t make the win any less important for the GW women’s basketball […]
It’s Oscar time again – the night when stars put on a fashion show and people sit home watching to see what everyone wears. Included in the fashion show is the presentation of the awards. This year’s nominees vary drastically, promising a night of excitement. Best ActorMatt Damon, Good Will HuntingRobert Duvall, The Apostle Peter […]
The stereotypical image of bubble-headed, blonde cheerleaders bouncing around the basketball court at halftime is a thing of the past for GW basketball fans. Today’s cheerleader isn’t your mom in a poodle skirt. According to GW’s buff and blue squad members, what they do is rigorous athletics while providing side-show entertainment. “I understand in some […]
William F. Buckley, a conservative commentator and host of PBS’s “Firing Line” will come to GW Monday to tape a two-hour debate at the Marvin Center Theater. Buckley, founder and editor-at-large of National Review, will argue African Americans are better served by the Republican Party than the Democratic Party. “The Republican Party is very much […]
GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has appointed two assistant vice presidents to head GW’s government affairs department. Bernard Demczuk, who will work on GW’s efforts within D.C., is the director of inter-governmental relations for Washington Mayor Marion Barry. Demczuk will provide GW a direct link to the D.C. government and will monitor municipal activities of […]