Imagine ten hot sweaty men running vigourously down court in
Hofheinz Pavillion. The air was thin
and the surrounding atmosphere
was quiet except for the sound of a
This ritual occured every Friday
or Saturday with the players consisting from the men in Bates Hall.
"We usually try to get together a
team from the different floors in
Bates Hall, and have slam dunk
competitions," said Kurt Hudgeons,
a Bates' resident.
Bates resident's considered their
weekly basketball games a stress re
liever from the daily treachery of
exams, term papers and reading
The men also enjoyed the friendly competitiveness that went along
with getting an overall workout.
"Our weekly games have become
a traditional among the men of
Bates Hall; however, not many of
the residents are aware of the basketball games. Therefore, we only
have a few teams," Hudgeons said.
Basketball was not the only tradition. In the fall semester the men
also played tackle mud-ball after a
heavy rain storm. -Thao Vuong
UP, UP AND AWAY.Flying high a Bate's resident attempts a shot from the free throw line. I GOT
IT.Two resident's jump at the chance of retreiving the ball. DANCE OF THE SUGAR PLUM
FAIRIES. Blocking the ball is no easy task as three residents collide into one another.
QUADS SETT 3RD FLOOR. Catrina Taylor, Wendy Johnson, Isabelle
Ribeiro, Tamer Haider, Vanessa Baird, Judith Drummond, Michael
Abrams, Jose Matos, Randall Larson, Michael Spurlock, Bruce
Folkmann, Jason Tamez, Timothy Coker, Clifford Wagner, Brigitte St.
Hilaire, Robin Bangasser, and Christy Zaeske. Photo by Mark Lacy.
QUADS SETT 2ND FLOOR. Tim Eyerman, heidi Thompson, Claire
Chauvin, Charnel White, Sharolet Edwards, Sonya Arkels, Derek Turner, Judith Bayley, Joyce Wong, Kelly Oka, Keith Martin, Grace Galang,
Mike Spurlock, Voccia Calhoun, Lareda Williams, John Eckart, Nigel
Pitts, Stephen Groce, Fernando Saenz, Mark Wiedenfield, Tim Coker,
David Marrel, and Alper Sozudogrn. Photo by Mark Lacy
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OVER THE TOP. Team members watch in anticipation as a fellow
resident leaps into the air for a slam dunk. Photo by Kurt Hudgeon.
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