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80 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, November 27 - December 3, 1998 Angie Moon photo Bobby Croce goes up for a jump shot under the watchful eye of Vikings head coach Ed Waples. Varsity basketball practice began Nov. 15. Cape Region Athletes Of The Week ADAM SCOTT The lanky lefty who played such an important role on last season's 22-3 Henlopen Conference championship team has become the "go to down low" player for coach Ed Waples' "new look" bas- ketball team. Scott scored 14 points and grabbed double figures in rebounds in the team's recent scrimmage against A.I. du Pont. "I'm not in shape yet because my legs are sore," Scott said. "And Iql be glad when the football players get out here." BILLIE JO BRITTINGHAM Brittingham has been a busy athlete since Cape closed down the regular field hockey season. The se- nior defender was Cape's representative at the Nov. 22 Blue/White all-star game, won by the upstate Blue team, 4-3. "It was fun," said Brittingham. "I've never been on a field with so many good players." Brittingham is one of 13 athletes who traveled to Palm Beach Florida Thanksgiving week- end for the National Hockey Festival. Cape basl00etball season may be perilous and 'Hazzardless' By Dave Frederick Last April 20, Cape's super- sophomore, Julius Hazzard, made some "bad decisions," to use his own words, and-as a result of a single punch thrown, Hazzard may miss his junior year of play- ing basketball. Hazzard was charged with as- sault in a Monday morning cafete- ria fight that involved several stu- dents "representing" the commu- nities of Slaughter Neck on the one-side and West Rehoboth on the other. "My charges were dropped down to offensive touching and disorderly conduct," Hazzard People Continued from page 79 ham, Emily Walls, Clara Holling- worth, Katie Levy, Lindsay King, Jordan Schaffer, Jodi Moore, Lucy Short and Vanessa Morris. Most of the players' mothers are going along on the trip. Coach Mike Eisenhour will also be trip- pin' but in an unofficial capacity. TRANS CONTINENTAL - Walking is what keeps me writing. Keeps the brain sharp and the me- said. "The judge said he couldn't fig- ure out who did what. Anybody CHRISTINA CONLON "I am the locker-sign queen," Conlon joked, refer- ring to her talent of decorat- ing football players' lockers. This is Christina's third year cheerleading for football and she is also a wrestling cheerleader. "Football has been so much fun," she said. "Two years in a row we've had awesome teams." Con- Ion is a member of SGA, Key Club, and was selected foot- ball queen by the players at last October's homecoming. Cape every morning, rides down to Roxana and returns to Cape at the end of the day. "I'm going through anger counseling again," Hazzard said. "I know I don't be- long in there, because I've never w h o -kn o';v s ...... beenan angry person." me knows Hazzard volunteered some I'm not a bad dates for his return to mainstream person. But education, bu tthe Cape Henlopen HAZZARD on that day, I School District declined to com- made some ment, citing privacy issues. bad decisions and I regret it." "There's a hearing on Jan. 15, and Hazzard participated in a it's possible t may be back in "Scared Straight" program last school by February 1 I doubt I summer and his been attending an will be playing any basketball this alternative school every day since season because of coming back so September. Hazzard shows up at Continued on page 81 tabolism moving. And resistance All workouts are cross-refer- training at The Firm - "break that enced, documented and color cod- down Fredman. No, do it yourself' ed. That's what keeps me honest. - has slowed the weakening of the At the end of the month I have a muscles brought on by diminished feeling of accomplishment, along testosterone and increased Creative with very sore feet. fantasies. I relay these walking and I never step on a scale because fitness stories, not to write about weight is just a number that re- myself - who cares - but to inspire veals little about health and athlet- others to get out there and take ic performance. I would like to care of themselves. This week circle the planet before I die, but I completes 27-straight months of probably started too late and may walking at least I00 miles, as I have to orbit earth as a dou- eclipsed the 3,000-mile mark. I blewide spirit. use "The Complete Runner's Day- By-Day Log and Calendar," pur- SNIPPETS- Friends of Donnie chased at Browseabout Books in Lynch are reminded that the annu- Rehoboth Beach. al Turkey Bowl, the flag football game played in Donnie's memo- ry, was played Thursday, on the middle school field in Lewes. Cape football players Johnny Howard and Matt Graviet took my place Wednesday, Nov. 18, for "Town Meeting Wednesday," live on WGMD radio, hosted by Kelly Terranova. I was on assignment at the University of Delaware. "I want to be an ESPN anchor when I grow up," Howard said. "That is my goal in life." "I couldn't get the microphone awa T from John," Graviet told me the next day in school, where all three of us lurk in between foot- ball games. Congratulations to Tower Hill coach Robin Adair for winning her second, consecutive field- hockey state title. The Hillers de- MICKEYA BROWN feated Wilmington Christian, 4-3, Enthusiasm and a positive Nov. 21. Adair was inducted into attitude that is contagious the Salisbury State Hall of Fame describes football and bas- in October 1998. ketball cheerleader Brown. Miami plays Syracuse Saturday, Last August she won Best In, Nov. 28, at the Carrier Dome, for dividual Cheerleader at the the Big East football champi- Harrington Fair, and last onship. The Gazette will be there October she was voted Miss if I can find a Saturday morning Spirit for homecoming weekend. Mickeya is on her flight that follows the New York way to Tennessee State Uni- thruway. versity. "I'm looking forward Cape graduate Zelda Sheppard, to us winning the states in class of '88, will be officiating football," she said. "That basketball this winter. Sheppard is would be great for all the se- one of three women officiating niors." basketball in Delaware. Bill Geppert will go right from football to coaching the Cape Henlopen swim team. The swim team has already begun practice. Get on your mark, get set - go on now, git!