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Monthly archive February, 2000

HC badminton club plays like varsity

By Tracey Posluszny There is no greater joy than to watch club sports rise to the level of intercollegiate play. Such was the feeling for Haverford’s badminton club, who sent three players, Monique Tsang, Cynthia Ing and Brian McCarthy to Northeast Regionals Feb. 19-20.

HC women’s tennis hungry for another successful season

By Jay Koransky Athletes who are proven winners, who consistently outperform their competition, frequently refer to having a big letter X on their backs. If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best, the old sports adage goes.

BMC basketball learns lessons and looks to the future

By Emily EnglerGuest Writer The Bryn Mawr basketball team finished up its season last Saturday with a tough home game against Beaver College, 28-85. Although the Mawrters lost the battle, they succeeded in tripling the number of wins from the previous year, finishing 3-16, in a strong rebuilding season with new coach Jim Buckley at...

Bi-Co Rugby gears up for spring season

By Chiemi SuzukiGuest Writer After finishing a tough fall season with a 2-1 league record and qualifying for the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union division II playoffs, the Horned Toads, Bryn Mawr and Haverford’s women’s rugby team, are looking forward to the spring season which has already begun.

Athletes of the Week

By Skeeter’s Pizza Athletes: Tim Mulvaney and Sarah Hanck

Haverford College sports briefs: basketball, squash, track and field

By Women’s Indoor Track and Field

HC softball eager to hit field

By Andrew Prazar As the weather becomes more mild and the last vestiges of snow melt away, the women of Haverford College’s softball team is becoming increasingly eager to take the field.

Boehner shines at Northeast Regional Tourney

By Rachel TicktinGuest Writer This season, the members of Bryn Mawr’s badminton team have been working hard to prove themselves a force to be reckoned with.

Swimming comes to climactic end at Centennials

By Tracey Posluszny The Centennial Conference Championships, held at Franklin and Marshall Feb. 18-20, was the culmination of an exciting and rewarding season for 10 Bryn Mawr swimmers. The swimmers earned 28 personal bests, increasing the total of personal bests after winter training to an outstanding 91.

Goats regain Centennial crown

By Marc Robert After a disappointing third-place finish in last year’s Centennial Conference indoor championships, the pressure was on Haverford, widely regarded as possessing one of the

Katherine Mansfield’s Bliss is pure bliss

By Ilona Meyer Seldom will I be able to say this without sounding like a pompous tart, so let me say it once and say it clearly: Bliss is what this review is all about. Now the reason I can pull off such a statement is because Bliss is the title of an absolutely mesmerising...

Hot Chilly Chili (TM) Ice Cream ain’t so hot

By Nicole Foulke Hot Chilly Chili (TM): “Vanilla Ice Cream with Spicy Nuts and a Mole Fudge Swirl.” I practically wrenched the freezer door from its hinges in my excitement. Thank you, Edy’s® Dreamery(TM) ice cream for at least attempting to introduce this anomaly into a food genre dominated by pure and uninteresting hedonism. But...