"The Hive" message board was rocking along as usual talking GT sports on the morning of 9/11/2001. The main subject was the upcoming game with FSU. A few of us were watching what was being reported as a probable accident at one of the World Trade Centers, but following the policy of not posting non-GT-sports subjects in this forum. When the second plane hit, it became the priority subject.
Subject lines of the earliest entries:
Non GT turn on the TV, plane crashed into World Trade Center - gtjc 09:02:36 9/11/2001 (0)
non-GT (& non Rodney) Jet crashes into World Trade Center!** - Beeski 09:02:38 9/11/2001
2nd plane hits live on TV. Concerted attack!* - Goldtimer 09:05:08 9/11/2001
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Georgia Tech student-athletes Alison Silverio (tennis), Kristina Hull (softball) and Allie Niekamp
(volleyball) joined members of the University of Georgia football team
and head coach Mark Richt at Piedmont Park this past Saturday to
participate in the HERO For a Day Program.
Click here to see photos from the 2006 HERO For a Day event, which was held over the weekend. (Photos by Rob Skinner, www.robsshots.com)
Georgia Tech closed the facility for renovations shortly after the 2000
GCSL county meet, so it will offer a different atmosphere, particularly
because it's now a closed-in facility rather than the open-air pool
constructed for the 1996 Olympics.
Originally a $21 million project for
the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, the expansion that
included enclosure came with a $45 million price tag.
And the organizers of this week's GCSL county meet - it begins today
and runs through Sunday - say they're very impressed by the
aquatic center. The meet has been held at Emory University the past
five years, but the sheer numbers made Georgia Tech a more attractive
What happened to Potter and the Georgia State wrestling team was a
growing trend across the nation — colleges and universities were
dropping their wrestling programs due to financial reasons and Title IX.
“Schools like UGA would love to have wrestling, but don’t know how to
add wrestling and still stay proportional (with Title IX),” Leet said.
“Tech doesn’t have a Title IX issue, it’s money. We hope we’re able to
convince them to add wrestling with a new AD.”