November 12, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 26

Stories from the November 12, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Super six

Men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs has said he wants to “reestablish the excitement of GW basketball” with a return to a high energy, high intensity style of play. With six talented and outgoing freshmen joining the team this season, hopes are high that their energy will be contagious and help re-amp the program. “In […]

Sticking together

Before taking the court, sophomore Kay-Kay Allums and freshman Megan Nipe each eat the same pre-game snack: a turkey, bacon and avocado sandwich. But before they shared this tradition, they had to share the shooting guard position at Centennial High School in Minnesota, where their relationship did not start out smoothly. “At first, I thought […]

Sophomore seniority

By most college basketball standards, sophomores Tara Booker and Tiana Myers might be considered young. The two are, after all, only entering their second season of basketball at the collegiate level. But on a GW women’s basketball team that enters this season with 10 underclassmen among its 11-player roster, the Colonials will turn to Booker […]

Year two: Bozeman’s team is finally his own

The center-court team huddle breaks at practice and head coach Mike Bozeman is smiling, cracking a joke with his players. This is his second season as the head coach for GW women’s basketball, but for the first time, the players are his. Bozeman took the reins last summer after the departure of longtime coach Joe […]

Music, family inspire standout Hollis

Damian Hollis has the size – a 6-foot-8-inch, 215-pound frame – and pedigree – his father, Essie, played in the NBA – to suggest he was predestined for basketball success. Yet according to the standout senior forward, who averaged more than 13 points and a half-dozen rebounds per game last season, the sport did not […]

Big shoes for bigs to fill

Two physically dominant centers; a pair of players with four years of experience; a 6-foot-3 duo that took over the rebound department – gone. The GW women’s basketball team will open the season without two familiar faces – Jessica and Jazmine Adair, two low-post stalwarts with experience and an ability to control the boards throughout […]

SA Senate passes new constitution

The Student Association Senate overwhelmingly approved a new constitution Tuesday night, but a majority of voting students must approve the bill before the constitution is ratified. After an hour and a half of debate, the constitution bill passed 29-2 with only Sen. Logan Dobson, CCAS-U, and Sen. Tom Fogarty, SMHS-G, opposed. According to the current […]