Gazette Sports Interrogation
In lieu of some
phenomenal individual performances this past week on campus (Jimmy Grozelle's
50 points and Ryan Held's 4 goals), The Gazette asked what various
students thought was the most amazing individual athletic performance,
or feat their eyes had ever witnessed.
"Kirk Gibson's pinch-hit home run to win game one of the 1988 World Series."
Friend of Gazette sports
"Cal Ripken breaking the Major League Baseball record for consecutive games played."
"Joe Carter's home run against Mitch "Mullet" Williams (in game six) to win the 1993 World Series."
"South Korea beating Italy in the World Cup. Viva Korea!"
"Hermann Maier's 42 World Cup wins in skiing."
- Paul McCleese
"The Canadian national hockey team winning Olympic gold last year. Canada beating the U.S. in hockey is always a good thing."
Health Science I
"The Canada-Russia hockey series in 1972. That impressed me the most in all this time."
Sports Junkie III
"Donovan Bailey beating Michael Johnson [in the 150 metre race at the Skydome]."
Health Science IV
"Seeing somebody puke on the finish line of a 22 kilometre race."
"When we came first in the international division for cheerleading in Daytona, Florida."