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Monthly archive February, 2000

Paranya places strong third in DC Invitational

By Greg KannersteinGuest Writer Karl Paranya ’97 took a big first step in what shapes up to be the most important season of his still-young pro running career, finishing as the first American and third overall in the men’s mile in the DC Invitational at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, January 29. Paranya ran...

HC women’s basketball edges Dickinson, 71-66

By Marc Robert The Bi-Co News apologies for the delay in printing the below article, which accidentally went unpublished last week, and is here printed in its original form.

BMC swimmers post 62 personal bests and a three meet win-streak

By Tracey Posluszny The Bryn Mawr swim team concluded their dual-meet season with a third consecutive win against Ursinus, 118-86 on Saturday, improving their record from 2-7 to 3-7.

Athletes of the Week

By The Bi-Co News sincerely apologizes to Elizabeth Markham, last week’s Skeeter’s Pizza Athlete of the Week, for having failed to print the below caption.

Haverford Sports Briefs

By Women’s Basketball

BMC badminton sweeps Bryn Athyn College

By Chiemi SuzukiGuest Writer Last Tuesday, Bryn Mawr’s badminion team faced off against the Bryn Athyn College (the Academy of the New Church), posting a 4-1 win.

HC men’s basketball falls to Ursinus

By Mike Newshel Despite having controlled two of the league’s top scorers, the Haverford men’s basketball team lost at home to Ursinus Wednesday, 68-46. Bears forward Richard Barrett came into the game leading the Centennial Conference in scoring with 18.2 PPG, and his teammate, Dan Luciano, came in at seventh in the conference with 13.9...

Ford alum Karl Paranya helps break world record in 4×800

By John DouglasGuest Writer BOSTON - Haverford alumnus and nine-time NCAA Division III champion Karl Paranya ’97 ran the second fastest split (1:48.31) of a world and American-record 4×800-meter relay Sunday at Boston’s Fleet Center. The team, consisting of Joey Woody (1:49.34), Paranya, Rich Kenah (1:48.48) and David Krummenacher (1:47.81) held off Santa Monica TC...

Female athletes converge to discuss their position in the world of sports

By Rachel Johnson From Friday, Jan. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 23, one or two undergraduate women from each of the Centennial Conference institutions converged at Ursinus College for the Snell Symposium.

Fords top Mawrters in bi-co basketball showdown

By Marc Robert Friday night at Bryn Mawr’s Schwartz Gym marked the setting for a bi-co face-off between surging Bryn Mawr and Haverford squads, who combined had won five of their last six games coming into the contest. It was the Fords, however, who stole the show in Bryn Mawr’s backyard, winning 68-32 and extending...

BMC Badminton ties Swat at Championship

By Botum ChhayGuest Writer On Saturday, Feb. 5 Bryn Mawr’s badminton team participated in the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Association for Women (PAIAW) Championships at Bryn Athyn College, formerly the Academy of the New Church, finishing tied with Swarthmore as the Team Trophy winner.

American Sroksrei: a window to Cambodian American youth

By Catherine Song Last Wednesday, I attended a screening of “American Sroksrei,” (rice paddy), a 15-minute pseudo-documentary on Cambodian American teenagers in South Philly. This video deals with a teen gang member torn between his “homeboys” and his girlfriend, an aspiring poet. Playing his clean-cut Cham “Mopp” Mann, a high school sophomore, is “Rocc,” the...