6 9 YEARS OF OUTSTANDING CAMPUS COVERAGE
WHITE WINS RED AND
THROUGH EBONY EYES
OPINION PAGE EXPLAINED
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Volume 81, No. 46 Youngstown State University • Youngstown, Ohio Tuesday, May 4,1999
Liasson replaces Totenberg
as Skeggs, Press Day speaker
• Mara Liasson is the White House correspondent for National
EMILY D . CRONK Her coverage includes traveling are for joining the profession that
with important political adminis- I love," she said.
tration and reporting extensively Due to the cancellation of
Sometimes the best laid plans on the White House. Totenberg's speech Y S U decided
aren't set instone. And so it is with "Both Nina's and Mara's duties on Liasson with the help of Pro-
the Skeggs Lecture Series and for N P R are comparable, and in gram Corporation of America.
Press Day this year. fact, Mara has been in the lime- The corporation asked if there
Mara Liasson, White House light because she's been covering was someone in particular we
correspondent for National Public the president," said D r . Dale wanted to come in and replace
Radio will now give the Skeggs Harrison, director of Press Day. Totenberg," said Harrison. "And
Lecture Series speech 7:30 p.m. "But there is no doubt that both we asked for a top notch N P R per-
Wednesday in the Chestnut Room reporters are top notch.", son and that's what we got.'We are
and the Press Day keynote speech Liasson has been given the very pleased to have Mara come
12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the White House Correspondents and speak at Press Day."
Chestnut Room. Association's Merrimen Smith During Liasson's tenure, she
Due to extenuating circum- Award three times, in 1994,1995 has had the opportunity to cover
stances, Nina Totenberg, National and-1997. two presidential elections in 1992
Public Radio's award-winning le- "I am very, very excited to and 1996. Before undertaking the
gal affairs correspondent, has can- come to Youngstown and espe- elections, Liasson was an N P R
celed her appearance this year. cially to meet with young aspiring congressional correspondent.
Liasson can be heard giving journalists both high school and "Her coverage of the White
-politicalspeeches on-a regular ba- college age," said Liasson. House is well-known to many
sis on " A l l Things Considered" "And I'm anxious to find out people," said Robert Peterson, di-
and the "Morning Edition." what their hopes and aspirations rector o f W Y S U - F M .
Representative proposes GER amendment
• The resolution proposes the addition of a civics course.
Congress, the responses ranged disturbing. Their effects carry over
CINDY MILLER from 26 to 456. into everyday life, expressed as
Assistant News Editor As high school graduates, these voter apathy, government corrup-
Chad E. Holden, THE JAMBAR A n informal poll revealed many students took American govern- tion and citizens' distrust of elected
REMEMBRANCE: (Left to right) David Myhai, Student Y S U students don't realize George ment as a required course in high officials, he said.
Government president, Marty Manning, associate director Voinovich is no longer the gover- school, yet they're confused about Jesko sponsored a resolution
of Student Life and Carrie Wilson, Student Government nor of Ohio. An alarming number these fundamental facts. requesting an amendment to the
vice president, listen as a prayer is said Monday for the of people think there are either 50 Tony Jesko, student govern-
victims of the Columbine High School shooting in or 52 U.S. senators. When it comes ment representative at large, said GER
Colorado. to the number of representatives in national statistics like these are Continued on pagje 3
More candidates enter race
• Dave Weiss and Ryan Crincic "want to make Y S U a cool place to
go to school."
Weiss said he realizes the stu- The backbone of the city should
dent body isn't large enough to be the university. Maybe the uni-
Assistant News Editor support the appearance of a big- versity could help the city be more
Dave Weiss and Ryan Crincic name act alone. than it is," Weiss said.
describe themselves as "a couple Crincic said he wants to provide "Some people making deci-
of laid-back guys." The two have entertainment on a smaller scale sions for the university don't see
joined the race for Student Gov- throughout the year. He suggests things through students' eyes. We
ernment president and vice presi- entertainment by the Jazz Society, experience campus life everyday.
dent and want to make Y S U and university theater students, magi- We spend time here because we
the surrounding area more invit- cians and comedians. want to. I want to see Y S U suc-
ing to students. Providing more student hous- ceed. We're willing to put the work
They propose additional enter- ing and a more favorable atmo- in to get things done," Weiss said.
tainment and a cooperative effort sphere arc also on their agenda. Regarding Q2S and G E R ,
between the city and the univer- Weiss and Crincic said they Weiss said, "We want to further
sity to create additional student don't know how much influence student awareness and give them
housing. To increase entertain- they would have on such a major as much representation as we can ChadE. Holden, THE JAMBAR
ment, they propose a $2 increase undertaking as Student Govern- as Student Government president
in the multi-purpose fee that would LOCAL REACTION: Kenneth Carano, a teacher at
ment president and vice president, and vice president."
be used to bring in big-name acts. but said they are willing to work Weiss said, "We want to make
Austintown Fitch High School, delivers his input during
Weiss and Crincic's plan would with whoever can make changes. Y S U a cool place to go to school. the "Issues and Answers" forum in Peaberry's Monday.
give students a discount on tick- "We want to get some people Now it's a commuter college. We Also pictured is Molli C e c i , Fitch senior class president.
ets, but still make seats available to make the surrounding area more want it to be a university. We think The session dealt with adolescent violence in light of the
to the general public. desirable so people want to stay. we can get things started." killings in Colorado.
2 The Jambar Tuesday, May 4,1999
Quest speaker focuses on
Internet's impact on learning S
• Quest featured six speakers from a variety • Student representatives for large companies have been using the
of expertise. rock outside Kilcawley Center for commercial advertisements.
learner whereby the learner is not SABRINA SCHROEDER
Assistant News Editor
physically required to be at the
Assistant News Editor FOR THE JAMBAR'S
same location as the instructor."
"The Rock." A symbol of stu- OPINION, SEE THE EDITORIAL
The next generation Internet One of the challenges of busi-
dent expression located outside ON PAGE 4
and its impact on learning were the nesses and schools lies within the
Kilcawley Center for 33 years, is
focus of Quest '99 speaker Karl infrastructure and making sure the ness within the campus commu-
now bejng used by businesses for can to market on campus.
Seiler Thursday in K i l c a w l e y right computers and wiring are nity about different organizations
free advertisments. Jo Jo Piatt, of CollegeClub
Center's Ohio Room. available. and was also painted black in 1968
Businesses such as headquarters in California, said
Quest is YSU's "Our goal is to "We encourage our students to do to express grief over the assassi-
annual conference • * • * • * • • * wmmmm—m design a strategy what they can and to go through nation of Martin Luther King Jr.
VaristyBooks.com have student
featuring six and solution that the appropriate channels, but it. There is no certainty as to how
representatives on nearly every
speakers from a is as easy to use as depends on the policy for each many layers of paint encompass
college campus doing marketing
range of d i s c i - i 6 The Internet the telephone," campus." the rock or even the size of the rock
for the company. Y S U ' s student
plines. Scholarly is embedded Seiler said.
representatives have decided to She also added it is difficult for when it was put in place.
displays were also The next gen- make use of the rock.
featured in the
into our eration Internet is
them to know what goes on on In a 1971 Jambar article, Jerry
K. J. Satrum, executive director each campus because they have so Mullon, feature writer, gave some
Chestnut Room. culture, but it important because
of student services, said there is no many schools they work with interesting figures on the size of
. Seiler is from is not of of growth.
way to control who paints the land- across the country. the rock.
DataServ, Inc., an Growth drivers "Because most men on campus
engineering firm learning include distance
mark. Jodi Gershoni, public relations
"No one can control what hap- representative for VarsityBooks, are interested in figures, the sta-
specializing in quality. 99 learning, distance
pens to it. The Rock is the most said, "Our student representatives tistics of the rock are as follows:
multimedia ser- medicine, dis- girth (that's around the middle)
uncontrolled subject on university have to go through the administra-
vices, design and tance teaching, approximately 16 feet; weight of-
property," she added. tion to find out what they can do,
delivery. distance meeting ficially estimated at 27,001.98
Representatives from both and we only encourage them to do
P e t e r Karl Seiler and distance train-
CollegeClub and VarsityBooks 'what the administration allows." pounds; origin, it is rumored to
Kasvinsky, dean, Quest '99 Speaker ing. * The Rock has stood as a monu- have risen from the first mud lot;
said their student reps are encour-
graduate studies, Seiler stated the aged to take every advantage they ment for students to raise aware- and diameter at 6 feet," he wrote. _
opened the ses- — •m ™
!• •• m importance of in-
sion saying, "This teraction available
You can be a chiropractic
is a timely topic for the university with distance learning.
and a good opportunity for every- "Learners retain 20 percent of Correction:
one on campus to learn." what they hear, 40 percent of what
Seiler spoke about multimedia they hear and see, and 75 percent In Thursday's physician in five years.
awareness, collaboration tools, of what they hear, see and do," he
educational impact, multimedia said. editorial, The Why settle for anything less?
The time isrightto learn more about a
considerations and next generation Collaboration is used in team
learning with the next generation learning projects, staff develop-
Jambar wrongly rewarding and fulfilling career as a doctor of
chiropractic. Greater emphasis is being placed
Internet. ment, telemonitoring, joint pro- reported a on preventive care and non-invasive health -
methods in today's modem health-care system
"The Internet is embedded into gram development and collabora-
our culture, but it is not of learn- tive teaching. student had in five academic years, you can graduate with
a doctorate and be licensed to practice
ing quality," Seiler said. Virtual communities, or
"We have entered the commu- 'Televillages " are also useful be-
been anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.
Known for academic excellence, Logan
College is on the cutting edge of curriculum
nication age and the power of the cause, "It doesn't matter where removed from innovations. In addition to offering a quality
computer has a drastic impact on you live, it is how you are con- clinical program, Logan provides value-added business
everyday life. We have access to nected," Seiler said. the management training. This gives graduating practitioners
a winning edge with Defter leadership and practice
high quality information anytime,
anywhere," he added.
The system was used last month
for a family in Michigan to talk
university for* enhancement skills.
Logan Coileae of Chiropractic is now accepting
applications. Write, call or check our internet website
Seiler also spoke about distance with a family member in Califor- plagiarism. We for a |rge descriptive brochure and admission kit.
learning and how it helps "facili- nia who was dying.
tate professors' use. and instruc- Without the help of Seiler, the apologize for EARN A DEGREE
tional delivery process, which family would not have been able
doesn't put constraints on the to see each other. any problems as WITH A F U T U R E
a result of the http://www.logan.edu
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program. We offer promotional opportunities from within.
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monthly issues and answers pro- was a means of informing the Af-
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EOE M/F/D/V TRANSIT, INC. istrator of Dandrigde-Burgundy reaching .the African-American Wilson said all members of the
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rector of minority health initiatives W i l s o n s a i d the government should be involved in health issues
at H M Health Partners; Donna does studies': jevery few years to and said black students can help
Sloan, director of nurses at Elaine assess healthcareproblems. The the situation in several ways.
Wilson's Home Nursing; Marsha desparity i n health between blacks "African-American students at
Berch, registered nurse for Forum
the unexpected Health; and Way na Hightower, di-
and the; general: population, she
said, has.beenanongoing problem
Y S U can play a key role in volun-
teering in healthcare as well as
Working at Progressive is about as far from rector of nursing for the Young- and has notseen a decrease even applying for jobs in healthcare,"
your typical work environment as you are stown Health Department. Leon with the I%repommendations she said.
likely to get. We are a company thai
is nothing short of exhilarating, offering Stennis, Y S U news editor and made by ^'governmental study in W i l s o n also said students
one-of-a-kind opportunities Greg Andrews of W R B P - W G F T the '80s. Wilson said the recom- should stay current and read about
\.o people who thrive on unique
served as moderators for the event. mendations where made but never issues concerning African-Ameri-
challenges. We are currently seeking a Loss Reserve Analyst to enforced.
work in our Cleveland (Mayfield Village), OH location. Stennis said the main purpose can health.
Loss Reserve Analyst
Responsible for accuracy of loss and LAE reserves; and statistical GER fessor of political science and Stu- can do something about it," Jesko
support of product management, pricing, and control functions. dent Government adviser, supports said.
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in Continued from page 1 the resolution. . Speaking in defense of the G E R
Mathematics, Statistics, or Economics, or successful completion
of at least one CAS exam; demonstrated analytical skills; and General Education Model. The "Civics education is a very se- model, Dr. William Jenkins, coor-
excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. resolution proposes the addi tion of rious omission when you look at dinator of general education said
You will receive all of these benefits: a civics course that would not in- what's going on in the-Mahoning" the model "is not lacking in citi-
crease the number of hours stu- Valley. I feel there is a relationship zenship."
* 401 (k) and Gainsbaring/Bonus program
• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage dents must take under the G E R between ignorance about govern- He said i f a civics course were
• Child care subsidy model. ment and voter apathy," Sracic the answer, the one required in
* Benefit eligibility after 30 days of employment, -~ :-• "Government plays a role in all said:" '•"-'•'*'•;'"- high school would adequatelyjjrc-
including part-time employees working a 20 hour of our lives. If we aren't aware pare students^ Attitude is the'prob-
per week minimum The community would benefit
* Casual dress - everyday! what rights we have, how can we from the inclusion of civics edu- lem, not necessarily education, he
• Extensive employee training programs recognize when the government is cation in the G E R because it would said.
• * Opportunities for career growth and advancement abusing our rights?" Jesko said. produce more "informed, The addition of a civics course
If you're ready to make a difference with a high growth, A civics course would be a col- empathetic citizens." This can would involve "doubling the po-
auto insurance industry leader, please send your resume— laborative effort between philoso- change community attitudes and litical science department." Bud-
indicating J o b Code 1JTW9CR99—to: Progressive;
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progressive.com Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. tice. To be informed, citizens must "Youngstown is in a unique "We did consider [civics] and
know some political theory, be situation. If the public is more tried to incorporate it in a number
able to read a ballot and be aware aware of government, they're go- of ways in the goals," Jenkins said.
of critical points in American his- ing to get out arid vote. They're not The proposal will be brought
tory, Jesko said. going to say, 'It's corrupt. It's al- before Academic Senate for con-
Dr. Paul Sracic, assistant pro- ways going to be corrupt.' They sideration in early May, Jesko said.
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With all the hustle and bustle of ing care of several students for panic News Editor
midterms, upcoming graduations and attacks, anxiety disorders and even
new job opportunities, it's easy to for- ulcers at our young ages would simply CINDY MILLER
get the little things in life that really be out of a job. Assistant News Editor
matter. This quarter for me, as for so The bottom line is to let those
many other students on' campus, has around you who love and care about SABRINA SCHROEDER
literally taken its toll on our personal- you help you out once in awhile. It's Assistant News Editor
ities, the amount of stress we can han- not as bad as you might think. A H you
dle, and most importantly on our fam- have to do is swallow your pride and LYNN NICKELS
ily and friends. realize you can't conquer the world by Copy Editor
Many of us have become more yourself. A n d i f you can, well best of
JOHN W . GOODWIN JR.
irritable and distanced from our luck to you. Asking for help or just for
Assistant Copy Editor
friends and family because we don't someone to talk to is easy. Your clos-
know how to handle all of the stress est friends and family want to be there MICHAEL BURICH
that's on our shoulders. Some people for you. So let them. Nothing in life is Entertainment
take it out in verbal arguments with worth freaking out over so badly that it (Penguin Star)
anyone they can find. While others makes you physically i l l . I've begun to Editor
will choose to eat everything in sight reevaluate my life and realize all the
(I'm one of those people) or just neg- daily stresses in my daily schedule are JAMIE LYNN REESH
lect those around us who are simply part of one giant test I have to pass, Sports Editor
trying to help alleviate some of our which is being presented to me by a
higher authority. CHAD E , HOLDEN
stress and anxieties.
If "ifs" and "buts" were candy So as I, like so many others, pre-
and nuts, we'd all have a Merry pare to graduate and leave the security
Christmas. We need to stop worrying blanket of Y S U that we've know for Advertising
about the "what ifs" in life and just so many years, we should keep in Staff
take things one day at a time. I've mind that we can do whatever we set
been trying to do this myself and have our hearts on doing. Nothing is unob-
been told by my mom and boyfriend tainable to us and the world is becom- JOHN GONDA
that I've failed miserably in this cate- ing our oyster. Let's go experience life Advertising Manager
gory. I am constantly, being told to just and become the best individuals we
QUANTIA D . WATSON
calm down and not let things get to can be and make our friends and fam-
me. Well, if life were that simple than ily proud of us. Best of luck to every-
all these doctors out there who are tak- one!
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W h a t is an REBEKAH TANNER
L Y N N NICKELS
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Tuesday, May 4,1999 The Jambar 5
old school J O H N W . G O O D W I N JR.
Assistant Copy Editor
Since the recent outbreak in
school violence across the coun- The point is, we have to put the job of
try, I have heard every possible raising children back into the hands of
excuse offered in explaining why
these tragedies were happening.
parents and stop allowing the government to
Some have called for mandate how people raise their children.
tougher gun conrtrol, tougher
laws concerning juvenilles, some another case where a mother lost into the hands of parents and stop
blame the entertainment industry custody of her daughter after giv- allowing the government to man-
and still some blame the parents. ing her a spanking when she date how people raise their chil-
While these things may be found the teen at home during dren.
contributing factors, I believe the school hours doing drugs and If we are not willing to do
base problem is much more sim- having sex. that, then how can we constantly
ple — as simple as a look back at Situations such as these are blame the parents for unruly chil-
old-school discipline. becoming more and more fre- dren? For these parents, I am
I am 25 years old, not really quent. Parents are facing jail, loss reminded of the old saying:
old enough to use terms like "old of their children and criminal "stuck between a rock and a hard
school" in relation to life experi- records for chastising children spot."
ences, yet I can still see the dif- who certainly need it. There is a fine line between
ferences in what was tolerated And kids know this, so now abuse and punishment, several
from children and teenagers we have those kids who simply years ago people knew that line.
when I was younger as opposed threaten mom and dad when pun- Today we have lost sight and
to now. ished, and consequently, many find abuse in everything. Let's go
I remember reading about a parents let things go or try less back to the old school that old
mother who was jailed and lost successful forms of punishment. line and maybe control can be
custody of her children for slap- The point is, we have to put regained and we can then address
ping her unruly son in public, and the job of raising children back the other contributing factors. .
LETTERS TO HII Eun
Skating should be allowed on campus
Have you ever wanted to But there have been many and i f someone wants to skate to
skate to school, or even just times in which I have been walk- classes then they should be
around campus? Or have you ing around campus and someone allowed to.
seen the pictures hanging around on a bike flew past The people most likely to
Kilcawley Center with students me like there was a skate between classes know how
skating around campus? fire somewhere. to stop and how to
Well, guess what, it seems Personally I avoid hurting some-
as if that is something that is not feel, as well as oth- one as well as
allowed here at Y S U . ers to whom I have themselves.
If caught skating on campus, talked, that I really just do
one can receive a fine of $50. people who not understand how
Why? Because Y S U offi- ride bikes to Y S U can bend the
cials say people who skate are class are more likely to rules for those
not under control and may end up hurt someone than some- who ride
hurting someone. one who is skating to bikes to class
But within the rules at Y S U , class. going more
it states bikes are not to be on If you look at any than 20 mph.
campus, but we see bike.racks" other campus in the state of Ohio, . I feel Y S U officials should
and people riding bikes all people are allowed to skate to rethink the rules they have set
around campus. class without any problem. and allow people to skate. Maybe
The reason this rule is not Why is it that Y S U needs to then we would all be able to get
enforced is because Y S U offi- be different? to class on time.
cials say people who ride bikes I feel people who skate are
have more control. very responsible for their actions, Matthew Wood
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Wm
Student Government should pursue bringing big name acts
I read the editorial in the tion with either Homecoming or This letter is in response to asks students for a $2 increase in the students can expect for their
April 22 issue of Spring Weekend. an editorial that was printed in their tuition per semester to offset money.
The Jambar con- At the school I the April 22 issue. the significant cost of bringing a ' Again, I would like to thank
cerning the idea of transferred from, The editorial asked Y S U to major act to campus. This money The Jambar for its support of the
trying to bring a
"Big Name" act to
3 around the end of
the year the school
N S ^ * J ^ K ^ _ would have a
bring major acts to campus for
the students. I believe this is a
great idea, and one that should be
will be put into a separate fund,
not the general fund, and will be
used solely for bringing a big
issue, and I would like to ask
them to endorse the proposal,
which will help bring major acts
First, I'm surprised J^M^^J^^ spring carni- pursued strongly by Student name concert to our campus. This to our campus. Also, I would like
The Jambar failed to HlSitf val complete Government in the very near small increase in tuition will to encourage each and every stu-
recognize that Beeghly with a series of big future. The students of this uni- bring in more than $40,000. dent to get out and vote for this
is not the only suitable national acts. versity have asked the adminis- This will allow the universi- issue and for your Student
venue for such an event. Lack of stu- tration for this for the past couple ty to host the band and pay for Government representatives- on
Why not consider dent activities is a of years, but regardless of the getting them here. Unfortunately, May 18th and 19th. Remember
using Stambaugh Stadium. common complaint promises made, nothing has hap- each student will still need to buy that you only have two days to
I don't know if they still do here at Y S U , let's pened. a ticket for the concert. There is a vote, but a year to sit around and
this, but Akron would use see Student However, Student possibility the tickets may be wish you had.
the Rubber Bowl for con- Government rec- Government did take a step in the available to the students prior to
certs on occasion. tify this! right direction this year by pro- their release to the general public. J. E. Kipp Boone
Y S U could also consider posing a resolution to bring big This is not a definite, but rather a Student Government
doing this big concert in conjunc- James D'Angelo name acts to us. The proposal possibility. I believe it is the least Presidential Candidate
6 The Jambar Tuesday, May 4,1999
A Penguin Golf senior Bill Lowery
makes a fired a 216 at the
at Perm State to tie for
catch i n
Penguins take two wins at home Softball goes
JAMIE L Y N N R E E S H
6-5 win in the
Sports Editor Easterling Thomas hit 2- INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —
smacked a sin- for-3, including The women's Softball team
gle, driving in a triple, scoring picked up a
two runs to tie two runs and an win, 7-2,
The Penguins split with the game at 5-5, RBI. Clough F r i d a y
Valparaiso in four games over as Jones was the nailed two dou- against
the weekend, taking their record go ahead run on bles, while hit- IUPUI, but
to 14-31 and 8-10 in the M i d - a wild pitch. ting 2-for-3, took three
Continent Conference. Saturday, S e n i o r with a run and blankings to
Y S U fell to the Crusaders, 5-4 Andy Bragg an RBI.. Farcas go with the
and turned things around for a 7- batted 2-for-3 drove in three win. IUPUI
5 victory. Sunday, the Penguins with- a run, runs and scored defeated the
fell in a while Mefferd a run, while bat- Schmalenberger women H -
close one, and Lowman ting 2-for-2. 0 in
12-10, but recorded hits Bragg drove in a Friday's first match-up and 4-0
rallied in and RBIs. run. and 5-0 Saturday.
game two S e n i o r Junior Brian In the win, senior Tammi
for a 6-5 Derek Nelson McFarland Schmalenberger connected on 2-
win. started on the struck out eight of-4 at bats with two RBIs and a
YSU mound, allow- batters in his run, while junior Holly Royal
poured out ing seven hits in fine perform- scored two runs on her two hits,
15 hits in 26 batters faced. ance on the including a double. Junior Dani
Sunday's Junior Andy m o u n d . Brown hit 2-for-4 with a run, as
Easterling did sophomore Angela
loss, including Clough faced McFarland gave
three from three batters in up 10 hits and Frangione who drove in a run.
sophomore Eric Jones. Jones hit the seventh walked three. Senior Melanie Pangallo pitched
3-for~4, with two runs and an inning. a complete game, allowing only
RBI, while junior Travis two runs and six hits.
Saturday, the men split
Easterling and sophomore Jason Valpo went up with West Saturday, freshman Be
Lowman both hit 2-for-4, scor- 4-0 early, as the Virginia on the Cicero tossed for six innings in
ing a run and driving runs in. Penguins four road, taking the the 4-0 loss, striking out two bat-
Sophomore Steve Mefferd runs were out- -first game 2-1 ters. Brown and senior Stacie
scored two runs, while connect- matched.The and falling in the Banfield both collected two hits
ing on two hits and driving in a Crusaders second 7-2. each.
run. Junior Mark Thomas went scored one Clough went In the second defeat,
l-for-3, scoring two and driving more in the Chad E. Holden, The Jambar 3-for-8 in the Pangallo pitched another com-
in two. sixth. plete game, giving up 10 hits.
MCGWIRE WHO: Senior Andy Bragg demonstrates his outing, while
The women remained scoreless,
The Penguins went through Thomas senior Derek
power hitting in Y S U ' s doubleheader with Valparaiso but got hits from
three pitchers, including senior belted a home Nelson pitched
Sunday at Pemberton Park. Y S U fell 12-10 in the first his second win of Schmalenberger, sophomore
Bob Simock, and freshmen Matt run, while hit-
Brumit and Kyle Sobecki. ting l-for-4 with game, while taking a 6-5 victory in game two. the season. Mistine Hamilton, freshman Kim
The Red and White blasted a run and an Wednesday, Aey, junior Rachel Zehnder and
four runs in the seventh inning to RBI. Jones, Bragg and Lowman Y S U takes it on the road to Cicero.
and Clough came in for the final
attempt a comeback win. all went l-for-3, scoring a run. inning on the mound. „ Akron and to Pitt Thursday. They Y S U ' s record is now 11-38
Y S U again scored four runs Freshman Corey Ohalek pitched Y S U took the lead in will travel to Oakland University and IUPUI's goes to 26-23. The
in the seventh to go ahead for the for six innings, striking out three, Saturday's win of 7-5, while this weekend. women travel to Pitt today.
Penguin track team breaks records as men place third and women sixth White prevails in
K A N S A S CITY, M o . — Thompson, junior Jen Rizer, third out of seven competing place finish of 41-feet-3-inches- Red-White game
Senior Kofi Owusu-Ansah won sophomore Marcy Reinbolt and teams. 3/4 in the shot put. The White team once again
the 200-mcter dash with a record senior Marcella Scaife shatters The women captured sixth Friday, Brady won the dashed the Red's hopes for a vic-
time of the previously held time of at the championships, as senior 3,000-meter steeplechase with a tory, as the
20.89, as the 48.63, set in 1993. Laura Thomas ran a third-place time of 9:19.36, while Folk fol- White's Jeff
women's For the men, senior Paul time of 17.51.84 in the 5,000- lowed close, behind for second Ryan hooked
4x100 relay Carter took third in the 1,500- meter event with junior Andrea with a time of 9:22.11. up a 4-yard
team ran a meter run with a time of 3:53.86, Cohol coming in sixth, running a Sophomore Anwaa Martin touchdown
third place while senior Matt Folk took time of 18:18.74. Thompson took second in the high jump pass to Elliott
r e c o r d fourth, finishing with a time of dominated the sprinting events, with a leap of 6-feet-8-inches- Giles to seal
breaking 3:57.33. Folk also took fourth in finishing second in the 200- 3/4, while Ansah placed third in victory, 28-
time of the 5,000-meter run with a time meter dash at 25.00 and fourth in the long jump with a mark of 22- |
48.33 at the of 15:09.92, as senior Mark the 100-meter dash with a time feet-9-inches-l/4. Ryan com-
Owusu-Ansah M i d - Brady finished a few steps of 12.51. For the women, Sekula pleted two
Continent Conference ahead, crossing the line third Scaife crossed the finish line threw for second place in the touchdown passes,
Championships Saturday. with a time of 15:09.62. In the fourth in the 400-meter dash with shot put with a throw of 41-feet- while throwing for 210 yards.
Owusu-Ansah, who also placed field events, senior Nathan a time of 56.68 and fourth in the 3-inches-3/4, while Thompson His leading rusher was Steve
second in the 100-meter dash Miller earned third in the pole triple jump with a mark of 36- took home sixth in the long Valley with 41 yards and Giles
with a time of 10.66, while the vault with a mark of 14-feet-9- feet-five-inches. Sophomore jump, leaping 17-feet-5-and 1/2- caught six passes for 55 yards.
relay team of junior Suzy inches. Overall, the men placed Natalie Sekula threw a second- inches. Red's Jared Zwick per-
formed as well, connected on 20-
of-35 attempts for 248 yards and
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three touchdowns, including two
to Sean Guerriero. Red's leading
receiver was Adrian Brown with
113 yards, as Zwick was the
leading rusher with 23 yards.
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