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February 17, 2007 | By Sam Carchidi INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
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February 17, 1990 | By Tom Williams, Special to The Inquirer
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.
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September 28, 2014 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
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.
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April 28, 2016 | By Matt Cassidy, Staff Writer
Austin Fraser allowed just four hits in six innings to lead Bordentown past host Pennsauken, 4-3, in Burlington County League matchup Tuesday. The only extra-base hit was a triple by Pennsauken's Josh Negron. Elsewhere in Burlington County League baseball action: Brett Dougherty led the offensive charge with a double and two RBIs in Maple Shade's 7-4 victory over visiting Medford Tech. Evan Deibert picked up the win and Evan Horvath contributed a double for the Wildcats. Cape-Atlantic League.
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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  
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July 29, 2016 | By Julie Shaw, STAFF WRITER
New Jersey State Police identified a man who was found dead Wednesday in the Delaware River off Bordentown, in Burlington County, as that of a 29-year-old Somerset County man who had gone swimming in nearby waters on Sunday. The man was identified as Henry Alberto of the 600 block of Somerset Street in Somerset, said Capt. Stephen Jones of the New Jersey State Police. Jones said Alberto's first name was initially listed as Juan. On Sunday, Alberto, who was on a boat, had gone into the Delaware River near Bordentown and tried to swim to land, but disappeared in the water, police said.
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January 10, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
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.
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November 12, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Jahmiere Van Kline planned on having a big season as a senior. But he has surprised himself with some aspects of his performance for the Bordentown football team. "Getting six touchdowns a game, I can't say I expected that," Van Kline said. Six touchdowns in a game is a once-in-a-lifetime event for most football players. Van Kline has done it two games in a row. The 5-foot-9, 170-pound athlete leads South Jersey in touchdowns with 30 and in rushing yards with 1,791.
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January 17, 2013 | By Thomas Mahon, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
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March 11, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
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.
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July 29, 2016 | By Julie Shaw, STAFF WRITER
New Jersey State Police identified a man who was found dead Wednesday in the Delaware River off Bordentown, in Burlington County, as that of a 29-year-old Somerset County man who had gone swimming in nearby waters on Sunday. The man was identified as Henry Alberto of the 600 block of Somerset Street in Somerset, said Capt. Stephen Jones of the New Jersey State Police. Jones said Alberto's first name was initially listed as Juan. On Sunday, Alberto, who was on a boat, had gone into the Delaware River near Bordentown and tried to swim to land, but disappeared in the water, police said.
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July 26, 2016
Authorities were searching the Delaware River near Bordentown Sunday for the body of a man who apparently jumped out of a boat to swim in the morning and did not come back up. Sgt. First Class Gregory Williams of the New Jersey State Police said authorities received a call around 7 a.m. about a man overboard near the Bordentown Yacht Club. Williams said he did not have information about the man - such as his name or age - or whether he had any affiliation with the club. Williams also said he did not know what type of boat the man was on or who was with him, though he did not believe the man was alone when he jumped in the river to swim.
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June 8, 2016 | By Walter F. Naedele, Staff Writer
Eleanor Zelley did not last long in elementary school. "She only got as far as second grade," a daughter, Anita Poinsett, said. "She had contracted rheumatic fever," an inflammatory disease, "and she was several months bedridden. "She did overcome it," her daughter said, "but never went back into school. " But late in life, she got into work that needed more caring than schooling. On Friday, June 3, Eleanor Zelley Whitman, 81, of Columbus, a former worker for the Burlington County Office on Aging, died of complications of pneumonia at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, N.J. From the late 1990s until 2007, Mrs. Whitman was a food preparer for the Office on Aging's Meals on Wheels program at the Clare Estate assisted living community in Bordentown.
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April 28, 2016 | By Matt Cassidy, Staff Writer
Austin Fraser allowed just four hits in six innings to lead Bordentown past host Pennsauken, 4-3, in Burlington County League matchup Tuesday. The only extra-base hit was a triple by Pennsauken's Josh Negron. Elsewhere in Burlington County League baseball action: Brett Dougherty led the offensive charge with a double and two RBIs in Maple Shade's 7-4 victory over visiting Medford Tech. Evan Deibert picked up the win and Evan Horvath contributed a double for the Wildcats. Cape-Atlantic League.
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April 14, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, Staff Writer
Pitcher Corey Smith survived a three-run first inning and did his share of damage at the plate as Bordentown beat host Pemberton, 5-4, Tuesday in a Burlington County League game. Smith hit a double and picked up three RBIs for the Scotties. Ryan Gronostajski and Kyle Marchetti batted in the other two runs for Bordentown. Olympic Conference. Nick Evangelista surrendered just two hits in five innings and struck out five batters to earn the win for visiting Washington Township in a 5-1 victory over Eastern.
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March 13, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
Late nights are the worst. Myles Thompson almost always is hungry. He almost always feels the urge to raid the refrigerator or maybe make a run to a local fast-food joint. "It's tough," Thompson said, his signature smile lighting up the court after another Camden playoff win. "I love to eat. " Thompson's emergence as a dominating inside force has been one of the keys to Camden's drive to another appearance in the state championship game. The 6-foot-5 sophomore has scored 21, 18, 17, 18, and 20 points, respectively, in Camden's five tournament victories.
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March 11, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
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.
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February 28, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
Morgan Papp's outside shooting was the difference for the Bordentown girls' basketball team in its 46-33 win over Burlington Township. Papp led the hosts with 27 points, making five baskets from beyond the arc in the process. Genesis Walker scored 11 points in the Burlington County League matchup. In other Burlington County League action, Brenna Cloud scored 16 points in Delran's 49-26 win at Riverside. Cloud added nine rebounds, two assists and seven steals. Cape-Atlantic Consolation.
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February 24, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
After another tough loss to another quality opponent, Tony Devlin figured there were two ways for his Paul VI team to go. This was about three weeks ago, after Paul VI dropped a 63-58 decision to rival Bishop Eustace. The loss lowered the Eagles' record to 6-11. "I give the credit to the kids," Devlin said Monday. "You keep losing so many close games to really good teams, at some point you start to worry about whether or not they would pack it in. "These guys just kept showing up to work every day. They were determined to get better.
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February 2, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
Bordentown came into Saturday's clash of top-10 teams against Bishop Eustace with something to prove. The Scotties made their case in a big way. Behind senior guards Myron Gordon and Dante Gipson, Bordentown broke to a 24-point halftime lead and cruised to an 89-71 victory over Bishop Eustace at the Jeff Coney Classic at Rancocas Valley. "This was a big win over a great program," Bordentown coach John Myers said. Gordon scored 18 of his 28 points in the first half, and Gipson scored 14 of his 22 in the second half for Bordentown (13-0)
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