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.
April 28, 2016 |
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.
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
July 29, 2016 |
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.
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.
November 12, 2014 |
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.
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.
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.