May 5, 1999 |
Unbelievable. That's what everyone kept muttering, that same, empty word: Unbelievable. Nearly five dozen tornadoes had shredded Oklahoma and ripped through Kansas late Monday, the most potent of them approaching an F-5, the deadliest classification. At least 43 were dead. Hundreds injured. And more than 2,000 homes were destroyed. As rescue teams, including National Guard troops, bulldozed the rubble Tuesday, looking for anyone who might still be buried, survivors could say only: "Unbelievable."
May 4, 1999 |
Tornadoes tore through Oklahoma and Kansas on Monday night, wiping out whole neighborhoods, killing at least 36 people and injuring hundreds. Police and emergency workers combed through the debris, searching for survivors. Crumpled cars littered highways. "We are getting so many injuries, we are just tagging them and bringing them in," said Shara Findley, a spokeswoman for Hillcrest Health Center in Oklahoma City. "We're getting everything you can think of. It's real chaotic." Oklahoma Gov.
December 17, 1998 |
It took Washington's Todd MacCulloch a long time to watch the tape of last season's last-second NCAA tournament loss to Connecticut. No word on whether he has been able to stomach looking at those losses to Boise State or Gonzaga, even if he was Washington's leading scorer in both games. A season that began with the Huskies ranked 14th--their highest ranking since the days of Detlef Schrempf--hit the skids quickly when Washington lost three in a row.