February 17, 2007 |
Larry Carthan has replaced Mark Drew as the boys' basketball coach at Bordentown. Drew, who had coached the Scotties since the 1995-96 season, left the team Thursday. Carthan coached Thursday's 85-59 loss at Burlington City and last night's 78-61 loss to Westampton Tech. Bordentown was 8-12 this season under Drew. The Scotties are 8-14 and will compete in the Central Jersey Group 2 playoffs on Feb. 26. Carthan last night referred all questions regarding Drew's departure to Bordentown athletic director Wendy Weber-O'Neal.
February 17, 1990 |
Burlington City moved one step closer to the Burlington County League Freedom Division championship last night with a 77-62 win over Bordentown, and ended the Scotties' 10-game winning streak. With two league games remaining, Burlington (17-3 overall, 14-2 league) holds a one-game lead over Burlington Township. "Give credit to the kids," said Burlington City coach Bob Williams. "We lost those two straight (to Maple Shade and Burlington Township), but they've bounced back to win two big ones.
September 28, 2014 |
In Bordentown's last-gasp effort, a fourth-and-2 play that fell just short, there was a moment on the field that told the story of the game. Scotties running back Jahmiere VanKline, his jersey mud-covered and torn, was on one knee, trying hard to summon the energy to walk off the field. He had nothing left. One Cinnaminson defender tried to help him up, but he, too, was spent. A second Pirates player joined in, and the two lifted VanKline to his feet - a sign of respect after one of the toughest battles any of these players has taken part in on a football field.
October 30, 2011
Firefighters were battling a two-alarm blaze at the Animal Kingdom, a zoo in Bordentown. Firefighters responded to a call at about 8:40 p.m. A building which houses puppies and other domestic animals was reported to be on fire. No exotic animals or endangered species were kept in the building, police said. The animals are being evacuated. The zoo houses animals including monkeys, camels and giraffes, according to the zoo's website. - Kristin Holmes
January 17, 2013 |
Bordentown's strong first quarter paved the way for a 51-40 victory over visiting Palmyra Wednesday night in Burlington County League boys' basketball. The Scotties raced out to a 17-7 lead after the first quarter. They were paced by Myron Gordon's 17 points. In Cape-Atlantic League action, Ocean City's Griffin Grimes scored 16 points to move the Red Raiders past visiting Cape May Tech, 57-37. Girls' Basketball Lauryn Fields was a perfect 9 for 9 from the foul line in overtime en route to scoring a game-high 20 points and lifting Middle Township to a 46-42 win at Our Lady of Mercy in a Cape-Atlantic matchup.
January 10, 2016 |
In the locker room after the game, Bordentown coach John Myers dug into his pants pocket and pulled out two bracelets and an earring that belong to star senior guard Myron Gordon. "I trust him," Gordon said. That feeling is mutual. Gordon scored 26 points with six assists on Friday night, sparking undefeated Bordentown to an imposing 76-54 victory over Palmyra in a Burlington County League inter-division clash before a large crowd on the Panthers' home court. Gordon was 9 for 14 from the field and 6 for 8 from the foul line, with six assists and two steals.
March 11, 2016 |
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. - Brad Hawkins sent the text to his coach on the worst night of Camden's season, hours after a Feb. 23 loss to Cherry Hill East. "I will try my hardest to get you a state championship," Hawkins wrote to coach John Valore. "If we do lose I will lose knowing I went 100%. You got my word. I promise. " Hawkins is one of the best multisport athletes in Camden history, a ferocious competitor who has made his mark on the football field as well as the basketball court. He also is man of his word.
February 9, 2012
The Rancocas Valley girls' basketball team, ranked No. 1 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, wasted no time putting away visiting Bordentown, 70-43, on Wednesday in a South Jersey Invitational opening-round game. Natalya Lee (21 points), Brianna Logan (20), and Lauren Moses (13) took turns strafing the Scotties. The Red Devils ran out to a 17-2 lead and then ended any suspense with a 25-11 fourth-quarter run. Alex McTamney and Kelly Yanucil combined for 24 points for Bordentown. Rancocas Valley will face Delsea in Saturday's 6:45 p.m. quarterfinal at Kingsway.
October 8, 2014 |
It's been a special senior season for Bordentown's Cait Nitschmann. After recording her 100th point last month, the Rutgers recruit scored four times Monday to surpass 50 goals, as host Bordentown blanked Rancocas Valley, 5-0, in a Burlington County interdivision field hockey game. Nitschmann netted No. 50 on a corner 1 minute, 31 seconds into the second half. She put in her fourth goal of the day and 51st of her career with 13:02 left. "She's such a special player," said Scotties coach Julie Reisig.
September 12, 2012 |
After failing to maintain leads in both halves, Bordentown scored the game-winner in overtime to beat visiting Cinnaminson, 3-2, in a girls' soccer match on Tuesday. Alexis McTamney scored twice for Bordentown, which won its first game in the Burlington County League. Bordentown scored in the first minute of both halves, but Cinnaminson responded both times with goals by Alexandria Kane and Lauren McHugh to tie the score and force overtime. Elsewhere in the Burlington County League, host Holy Cross topped Moorestown, 3-2, for the first time in seven years.