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Colorado Springs Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Colorado Springs, Colorado A i of f a a school devastated by. Tragedy finds some Joy with its state football title siuts Sammy for go minutes on saturday the Columbine High school Community did t have time to think about mass murder or school violence. There was a football game at stake quot and that focus led the rebels tio their first state football . No moments of silence of a tarred before the game. No clusters of students joined in prayer for the 18 classmates and one teacher who were gunned Down in the Spring. And no one talked about to slayings. Saturday it seemed was about football. Colin inc a 2m4 win Over Cherry cd High school a we took Plao at Chetty Creek High before 8,000 tuis and a live television audience gave almost every. I one a qty no to cheer about. The Victory May even help Colum Bine students teachers parents t and athletes move beyond the ter. F Rible events of april 20. Quot this game is saying we be risen above it quot said Jason 1 Hunter a Columbine freshman. Quot we be been under the Micro. Scope All Sun Subtle reminders of the Crimm were everywhere. Students and parents painted Blue ribbons on their faces to Honor saeoolummwa3 Garrett Lomey completed one big pass to Lead s Columbine to its a Victory. Sports 9 i Ryan Vandamn 17,<8ntar,a f Dwer tonsils of to am saturday. I Cherry greek High school in forthe state 5a a to Uldall 009.13 men killed in icy Nevi. Crash tractor trailor slams into Van packed with 17 farm workers a4wto under the Microscope juror in Seattle raises questions about organization s effectiveness focus a8mgh-Tgihs gizmos gadgets games and a candies catching Consumers eyes tech 6olympic funding dilemma soc under fire for charges of inadequate support for disabled athletes sports i Mohm Rosemary returns columnist Rosemary Harris is Back Home a and Shell Tell you Why. Ufa tuesday executive decision what will the . Olympic committee do in its support of disabled athletes sports win a dribble or dry al the Aba s dark Little secret is the injured list where teams stash healthy players As insurance policies. Sports missing so a Leicester a Piui Brotherton of Auburn a Jay Lyons of Worcester a Tom Spencer of Worcester a tim Jackson Hometown unknown a Jerry Lucey of Leicester by Mac Otanm and Candy Rodriguez quot in Loit Onoroto. Quot hn9lvom Eean nega2m Worges tsi Mats. A As a Chi Timu nity grappled with the presumed loss of six firefighters saturday solemn Crews and investigators began the grim process of recovering bodies from a fire ravaged building. Throughout the Day. Family members came in busloads to the fire scene and stood transfixed before the soldering Brick facade of the old Worcester cold storage and warehouse of. Building what once had reportedly been used As a shelter by the homeless had now become a sad memorial to the six men who entered the vacant blazing warehouse saturday night and never returned. Though the men had be ii missing for More than 24 hours officials saturday night were still hesitant to confirm they were dead. As far As we re concerned they re still ," state fire marshal Stever Ngoan said. But it was Clear saturday from the words of City leaders and clergy members from the faces of family members and firefighters Wiio went to the scene to watch a that Worcester was a a City in mourning the site of one of the greatest losses of firefighters in recent memory. Quot this morning the Sun did t Rise. It did t Rise Satur Day night we lost six member of our family quot Woi Esfer mayor Ray Mariano were firefighters but More importantly they were members of our the five alarm fire was first reported Friday at about 6 1.5 . At the former storage facility on Franklin Street just a few blocks from the centrum Arena. If the firefighters deaths Are confirmed it would be the nation s worst of life involving firefighters since 1994. When 14 firefighters perished in a Forest Fil e near Glenwood Springs pm Flora fighters Battle Athy alarm Flaat manaban Akmed Ware Howa Friday no ghetto . Two ban re War mind and four Ware Jaared 4hablazb, author Jas said. On saturday cause of tira Blaze Wassus Lukius a id was still being investigated. Family members were not Hlad and asked to gather at a local Church. A Thompson the ass coated press thursday into the aisles an outdoor expedition might Best begin indoors at an outfitters store. Out there guides shoppers through treacherous approaches to Holiday gift ideas suggestions navigation tips what you need to know. Out there Friday King sized movie film critic Warren Epstein goes the distance for quot the Green mile quot a 187-minute drama based on Stephen King s serialized epic of sacrifice and redemption on death Row. Goi inside what happened to the Mars Lander Nasa engineers have constructed several scenarios based on what they l now has happened so far a3 Mars window passes with Only sound of silence news sen ices Sloy Edita ans head by Joel . The Quelle a Sadja Calit. s first Chance for a signal saturday front the Mars Polar Lander passed in silence heightening fears that the $16, million Mission May have ended in failure just like another Mars expedition three months ago. A two hour window of up Portu nity for Contact with the still silent spacecraft opened at 9i0 . A most and nothing was immediately received. Luring the Opportunity the spacecraft is programmed to automatically Send signals using a different Antenna this morning. If the second Antenna works the transmission would first be detected by the Mars global Surveyor satellite and relayed to say they have not i exhausted All the simple explanations for the silence such As an Antenna pointed the wrong Way or a computer reset. The space Craft was in Good shape and on course just before communications ended Friday morning As sex peeled before descent. If attempts to Contact the Mars Lander on saturday night and again today fail however the implications become Imu h More lire and the prospects Lorri co i v plummet Mission managers said. The team faces the Prospect thai it May never know Hajj Pence or what designs Cetl fix ing on future missions. Quot then we re into something much More said project scientist Richard Ditrek. A right now i m just not join to think about Woi King like aii inc Crish iii Versti galore without tic lion quot containing the Anicja a i Dence Belc angered Sopfia tons managers Wen cd Plorins potential failure scenarios based on what hrs t worked Ami plus ting strategies for coming they a i failed in All it Teni pts to communicate with tiv probe since Llie Plu iii Ini Zefi into the Martian ii thu sign Heri for a planned i a in i i in in Ladnik i Lle saturday. I Lere had inn been no from two Micro probes that were supposedly ejected from the Lander just before it entered the Martian atmosphere. If they Seija Ratel. The basketball sied in bes were to Snash direct Inin Llie. Marti a Steppes at Limo Mili. To Weir limited Power suppl. I Kulil out. Under certain coulis tonight or they could last eral More Days. Because of a Plannie d con Minni blackout that began Jar get. In get Lander s Complex and risky plunge into the atmosphere. Hewi \ or. Mission sad re not even sure the space achieved the separation. Its cruise stage an Eveni that would have Bei ii followed in lie Rele ise Ort lie run lion Calill Leloi i hey or il1 from today s Wea Toffi High 45 Low 17 fair xa2 visit the newsroom callus to sit in on a news meeting. 9 30-10 30 . Weekdays Contact Bella 476-1607. Got a question about news Content Call 476-1656,8 a to to noon weekdays. Of Freelon communications the Gazette 30 s Prospect st Colorado Springs 80903 front desk 636-0380 reach us 0 delivery Custor Nei service and subscriptions 633-9999 classifieds 444-7355 sunday vol. 128 no. 257 a a Hou world amp nation a4 state amp local metro 4 obituaries Vietro 8 opinion Vietro 10 movies life 8 comics insert crossword life 9 television insert Bridge cl5

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