March 3, 1988 |
Last Thursday, Akiba and Woodlynde were enemies on the basketball court. Just four days later, the two teams combined their best players and proved their ability to work well together. That happened at the Hill Top School Monday night in the fifth annual Tri- County League All-Star game. The Blue Team, with players from Woodlynde, Akiba and Hill Top, defeated a White Team from Swarthmore, Phelps, Wyncote and Kimberton by a 76-58 score. "The kids are out there just to have fun," winning coach Dave Shank said.
March 23, 2014 |
Cheryl Clark of Audubon and Donna Clark of Timber Creek will coach the Red Team, and Sean Kennevan of Seneca and Cathy Hunter of Haddon Heights will coach the Blue Team at the annual Carino Club girls' basketball all-star game, scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Paul VI. The annual game features many of South Jersey's top senior players. Rosters RED TEAM Olivia Askin, Shawnee Lexi Bruno, Milville Alliya Butts, Holy Cross Carin Essex-Arline, Burlington Township Alisha Fox, Gloucester Kelly Giedemann, Washington Township Kylie Giedemann, Washington Township Maddie Lord, Audubon Lauren Moses, Rancocas Valley Michele Obasi, Camden Catholic Beth Patrick, Pitman Cara Racobaldo, Camden Catholic Amanda Riiff, Timber Creek Dominique Ward, Rancocas Valley Kiana Ye, Paul VI BLUE TEAM Julia Dixon, Williamstown Jessica Freeman, Wildwood Kennedy Johnson, Wildwood Catholic Jocelynne Jones, Winslow Township Emily Lyons, Gloucester Catholic Jada Matthews, Winslow Township Chanelle Perry, Woodrow Wilson Becky Pund, Gloucester Catholic Nadja Riggs, Haddon Heights Tanasia Russell, Vineland Alexis Sears, Lenape Erica Snow, Seneca Mikila Stefanski, Cedar Creek Najha Treadwell, Cinnaminson Sasha Williams, Cherry Hill West
October 18, 1992 |
Five 12-year-olds sat around the table, discussing over lunch what they liked about the Blue Panther. "Well, I like its facial features," said Andrew Welaish, looking at an array of drawings. "I like the panther's strong body. He looks mean," said Lola Adekunle, pointing to one version. The five are taking part in a pilot teaming program at Penn Wood East Junior High School in Yeadon and Penn Wood West Junior High in Darby. Through "teams," the schools hope to ease seventh graders' transition into secondary education, said JoAnn Manning, the assistant superintendent of the William Penn School District.
August 6, 2009 |
What is up with this game? Last year, it was nowhere, save for RV parks and an occasional Citizens Bank Park tailgate. This year, it's everybody's beach game. "Ladder ball is the 2009 mushers," Jenna Gallo, 22, says cryptically, standing on the beach on the Ventnor side of Fredericksburg Avenue up by the boardwalk, the 20-odd pieces of PVC tubing having been assembled into two three-rung ladders 15 paces apart, the six sets of two balls joined by a string ready to be tossed.
June 26, 2010 |
Jordan Raynor is built like a linebacker, but insists that quarterback is his future position. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound senior from Pemberton made a lasting impression in his final high school game, scoring one touchdown and throwing for another as the Blue defeated the White, 34-0 in Saturday's Adam Taliaferro Foundation All-Star Classic at Rowan University. The game featured many of the best graduating seniors in South Jersey. The Blue team consists of players from Burlington, Cumberland, Atlantic and Cape May Counties, while the White squad had players from Camden, Gloucester and Salem Counties.
January 24, 2012 |
STATE COLLEGE - The body of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno arrived back at campus this morning for a public viewing set for this afternoon. Accompanied by Paterno's sons Scott and Jay, the football legend's casket was brought to the rear of the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center about 8:30 a.m. in blue hearse. The center will open at 1 p.m. for a 10-hour viewing for students, alumni and well wishers. The family has arranged for one current and one former member of the team to stand on each side the casket on a rotating basis throughout the day. A second viewing is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday before a private family funeral in the afternoon.
August 24, 1995 |
The Philadelphia Department of Recreation Women's Summer Basketball League finally drew to a close Aug. 16 with a double-overtime victory by the Black team. After extending the best-of-three series to the final game, the Blue team forced overtime before falling, 73-69. "It was a great advertisement for the league," said Black coach Stuart London, who guided his team to the title for the second time in three years. "It was a great way to end the season. " Black point guard Monica Sortino, a Kennedy-Kenrick graduate who plays for Philadelphia Textile, sank 4 of 5 foul shots in overtime and finished with 12 points.
April 5, 2011 |
Quarterbacks Matt Dash of Willingboro and Stefan Kancylarz of Lenape will lead the Blue team in the annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation all-star football game June 30 at Rowan University. Quarterbacks Rondell Gilmore-Lane of Kingsway and Ken Emmons of Pennsville will lead the White team in the annual South Jersey Football Coaches Association game featuring many of South Jersey's top senior football players. Tom Lake of Cumberland will coach the Blue team, while Sean Kahoun of Pitman will coach the White team.
March 30, 2014 |
South Jersey championship-winning quarterbacks Trevor Osler of Cherokee and Mike McLaughlin of Haddonfield will lead their respective teams in the Adam Taliaferro/South Jersey Football Coaches Association Blue-White All-Star Game, scheduled for July 2 at Rowan University. Osler, who helped Cherokee to the South Jersey Group 5 title, will serve as a quarterback of the Blue team along with Bridgeton's Ronald Williams. McLaughlin, who sparked Haddonfield to the South Jersey Group 2 crown, will be a quarterback of the White team along with Bishop Eustace's Tim McConnell.
April 9, 1990 |
Stefanie Ricevuto has long admired Lynn Rawls, but the only time she had been on the basketball court with the Coatesville star was as an opponent suffering the consequences of Rawls' scoring prowess. But Friday night at Coatesville Area Senior High School, Ricevuto got a chance to play on Rawls' team in the second annual Chester County All-Star Basketball Game. The girls' game, and one afterward for the boys, raised money for the Chester County Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Rawls scored a game-high 37 points and was voted the game's most valuable player after leading the Blue team to a 67-63 victory over the Gold.