Wednesday, October 6, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Wednesday, October 6, 1999
Volume 4, Number 18

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) World news roundup

2) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) Field Hockey triumphs in another thrilling duel

2) Volleyball results too late for publication

3) World sports roundup

4) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Mostly sunny.  Highs in the mid 60s.
 Man, it was cold yesterday.

Tonight: Clear and cool.  Lows around 40.
 Was that actually frost I saw on the roof of Sharples?

Thursday: Sunny.  Highs around 60.
 They should put yogurt outside on Sharples patio overnight, so tomorrow
we can have frozen yogurt with lunch.

NEWS REPORT

1) World news roundup

UN Secretary Kofi Annan recommended a plan for the UN to help East Timor
recover from war and bring together its complete independence within two to
three years. …MCI has announced that it will buy out Sprint for an
estimated $115 billion, easily making it the largest corporate takeover in
history. …Vice-President Al Gore has the support of the second-largest
teachers’ union, as the AFL-CIO announced its enendorsement Tuesday. …Two
crowded commuter trains collided during rush hour in London Tuesday,
killing 26 and injuring 160.

*****

2) Campus events

Law School Panel with Harvard, U of Chicago, Cornell and NYU
Bond Memorial Hall, 12:00 p.m.

Group Meditation (All Faiths Welcome)
Bond 2nd floor, 4:30 p.m.

Black Studies Information Meeting
Scheuer Room, 5:00 p.m.

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Presentation
Kohlberg 116, 8:00 p.m.

Dialogues
Danawell Trailer, 9:00 p.m.

Film Society Screening
DuPont 161, 10:00 p.m.

*****

SPORTS UPDATE

1) Field Hockey triumphs in another thrilling duel

The Field Hockey team defeated Muhlenberg 2-1 on penalty strokes. Late in
the first half of play Krista Hollis ’01 scored off an assist from Katie
Vivalo ’01 to tie the game at 1-1. That score remained through regulation
and two overtime periods. The game went to penalty strokes, where Swat
goalkeeper Jane Kendall ’00 turned away 4 of 5 Muhlenberg shots while
Kristen English ’01 and Vivalo scored to give the Garnet the victory. The
win brings the team’s record to 7-4 (4-2).

*****

2) Volleyball results too late for publication

The results of the volleyball team’s Tuesday night game at Wilmington were
unavailable as of press time

*****

3) World sports roundup

Game 1 – Major League Baseball Division Series
    Astros 6, Braves 1 – Ken Caminitti hit a 3-run home run to cap a four
run 9th inning for the Astros. Greg Maddux fell to 9-9 lifetime in the
postseason.
    Yankees 8, Rangers 0 – Orlando Hernandez pitched 8 innings of 2-hit
ball, and Bernie Williams drove in six runs for the defending World Champs.
    Mets 8, D’Backs 4 – Edgardo Alfonso broke a 4-4 tie in the top of the
9th inning with a grand slam, his second homer of the night.  Randy Johnson
set a new major league record by losing his sixth consecutive postseason
decision.

*****

4) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

TODAY
Men’s soccer hosts Neumann, 4:00 p.m.

TOMORROW
Women’s soccer at Western Maryland, 4:00 p.m.

*****
Quote of the day: “We didn’t lose the game – we just ran out of time.”
–Vince Lombardi

*****

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