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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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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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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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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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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 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.
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October 8, 2014 | By Christian Hetrick, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
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September 12, 2012 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
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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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January 23, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
Joe Kessler has won a lot of boys' basketball games throughout his 29 years with Shawnee. And his 600th came on Thursday night, thanks to a 57-48 win at Winslow Township. Following the victory, Kessler credited all of his current and former players and assistants, never once stopping to think of himself. "Getting to something like that, it's not about me. It's about the program," said the five-time state-champion coach. Leading the way for the Renegades in the win was Dylan Deveney, who scored 18 points in the Olympic Conference game.
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January 12, 2016 | By Jane M. Von Bergen, Staff Writer
Jennifer Huebner, 45, a Democrat from Collingswood, is no fan of Gov. Christie's. But the fact that he wasn't even in New Jersey for 190 days out 365 in 2015 doesn't faze her. "It never even crossed my mind," said Huebner, as she polished off a plate of pancakes at the Mastoris Diner in Bordentown on Sunday. "I have other things to worry about than where Christie is spending his time. " Huebner continued: "Even if he's not here, he's totally in the loop. If you are president of the United States, or the governor of the state, you're on duty 365 days a year.
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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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December 4, 2015 | By Michael Boren and Jan Hefler, Inquirer Staff Writers
The two men killed Tuesday evening when their vehicle collided with a school bus in Southampton Township did landscaping work together, and one was a longtime employee of his family's Cherry Hill business, McNaughton's Gardens. Sean McNaughton, 41, of Medford, was a passenger in the Volkswagen Passat driven by Michael Razzano, 49, of Browns Mills. State police said Razzano possibly was trying to pass other vehicles at high speed when the crash occurred. The bus was carrying the Lenape High School girls' varsity swim team to a meet.
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