Volume 92, Issue 56

Thursday, January, 1999

in the books


Moss, Petrie named to national varsity team

Neufeld strokes to national honours

Referees have become the scapegoats for NFL losers

Holiday Recap

Holiday Recap

Men's Basketball

With the regular season this weekend, the men got the ball rolling while hosting their annual Purple and White Tournament with dominating victories over McGill (94-67) and Laval (89-54). Nat Graham was named tournament co-MVP with Waterloo's Mano Watsa. Graham was also named to the all-star team with teammates Micah Bourdeau and Jimmy Grozelle.

Women's Basketball

The women struggled against tough competition over the holiday season during back-to-back tournaments. At the New Year's Tournament in Waterloo, Western took care of York 80-54 before losing to Winnipeg 64-56. Previously, the women fell apart at the New Year's Festival in Toronto, losing all three games to Calgary (73-67), Victoria (70-50) and Winnipeg (68-62).

Women's Volleyball

Western took bronze at the Sands Invitational in Saskatchewan on Jan. 3 by knocking off York 3-0 (15-12, 15-10, 15-9). Alberta defeated them in the semifinal 3-0 (15-1, 15-2, 15-3) before going on to win the tournament.

Men's Hockey

At the Gryphon Invitational, Jan. 1-3, the Mustangs won the consolation final over the host Guelph team 6-3. Earlier in the week, Western defeated York 5-3 and lost to Brock 5-0. Ferris State from Michigan won the title.

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