“I wanna be like Mike.” Those five words were the mantra of the millions of basketball fans who practiced the moves, dunks and flying ability of one of the world’s most recognizable and talented athletes – Michael Jordan. Jordan’s announcement Wednesday that he is retiring from basketball brings an end to the era of Air […]
January 14, 1999
Volume 95, Issue 38
Stories from the January 14, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
I’ve been here at GW for almost four years now, and I have attended more men’s and women’s basketball games than I can count. Our crowds over the last three-plus seasons have helped the two basketball teams to a combined record of 81-12 in the Smith Center, and we have been given more positive memories […]
Both the GW men’s and women’s basketball teams will play in the Smith Center this week, the last time either squad will play at home until Jan. 24. The Colonials will face Dayton at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, while the Colonial women host Duquesne Friday at 7 p.m. Dayton comes crawling into town to face the […]
The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept the University of Delaware as the men defeated the Blue Hens 157-86 and the women won 158-85 Saturday in Newark, Del. The men notched 12 first-place finishes while the GW women won 11 events. In the men’s meet, sophomore Wes Teter, senior Joe Corallo and […]
The GW women’s basketball team was probably a little embarrassed Sunday when it played Virginia Tech on national television in the Smith Center. The biggest crowd to ever see a GW women’s game was on hand. But the most vocal contingent of fans were loyal not to the Buff and Blue, but to the Hokies, […]