March 9, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 49

Stories from the March 9, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Undo influence — staff editorial

The media’s influence on this year’s presidential campaign is perhaps more pervasive – and destructive to the democratic process – than ever. After embracing a pair of long shots, Democrat Bill Bradley and Republican John McCain, in the early going, the media effectively wrote both of them off after the Super Tuesday primaries. A New […]

Upcoming games

Thursday: MBBall vs. UMass at A-10 Tournament-2:30 p.m. Friday: MBBall at A-10 Tournament-7 p.m. WTennis vs. UMBC Saturday: WWater Polo vs. Maryland (at JMU)-10:15 a.m. Baseball vs. Pace (DH)-12 p.m. WWater Polo vs. Georgetown (at JMU)-1:30 p.m. MBBall at A-10 Tournament-6 p.m. MTennis vs. Virginia Tech (at Navy)-7 p.m. WWater Polo at JMU-7:15 p.m. Sunday: […]

Colonials to face UMass in A-10s

The GW men’s basketball team got a first-round bye and a .500 record. This weekend, they’ll find out whether those accomplishments will be for naught. Thursday at 2:30 p.m., in what may be their final game of the 1999-2000 season, the Colonials (15-14) will play Massachusetts (16-14) in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament […]

Xavier defeats GW for Atlantic 10 Championship

PHILADELPHIA-When the final buzzer sounded with Xavier claiming the Atlantic 10 Championship with an 80-66 victory over the GW women’s basketball team at the Liacouras Center, the Colonials’ most potent offensive weapon was on the bench. In fact, Petra Dubovcova and her game-high 20 points had been sitting there for the final 6:53 after picking […]

Men’s Basketball A-10 Tournament Preview

George Washington (15-14) Massachusetts (16-14) Atlantic 10 QuarterfinalThursday, March 9, 2:30 p.m. First Union Spectrum (18,060) PhiladelphiaTV: A-10 TV (HTS in D.C.) Radio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on the Internet at Broadcast.com) Campus radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com) Rankings: UMass is ranked 115th in the unofficial […]

Brown is Rookie of the Year

GW’s representation was sparse this year in the Atlantic 10’s postseason awards, announced Tuesday night. But in the awards that will count in years to come, GW was golden. For the fifth time in school history (more than any other A-10 school) a GW player was named A-10 Rookie of the Year. This time it […]

Sports Briefs

Baseball splits local games The GW baseball team defeated George Mason 8-7 at Barcroft Park Wednesday. Junior Bryan Beggs used a double-play and a fly-out in the ninth inning to earn his second save of the year for the Colonials. GW had three hits and fell 2-0 to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Tuesday. The […]

Champney: A tough season

A year ago, swimmer Tim Champney was the GW Senior Male Athlete of the Year. So, all the better for Champney, the one-time transfer from Auburn University, that he still had another year of eligibility left. But it didn’t quite turn out like he had hoped. It wasn’t great, he said. But I kinda knew […]

Burt beats Marootian in SA president race

David Burt fought back tears at the Hippodrome early Thursday morning after the Student Association Election Committee announced that students elected him as the next president of the SA. After Election Committee Chairman Jeff Baxter read the results, Burt retreated to the back of the room and immediately called his mother and sister. I haven’t […]