November 10, 2015 |
A woman whose body was found burning near railroad tracks in a Massachusetts town earlier this week has been identified as a 29-year-old from New Jersey. The remains of Ashley Bortner, 29, were found Tuesday night after police in Bridgewater, Mass. received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's railroad tracks. When police arrived, they spotted a fire by the tracks, and discovered her body. Firefighters put out the blaze and declared Bortner dead at the scene.
May 30, 2015 |
PENNINGTON, N.J. - In a larger sense, South Jersey boys' lacrosse is chasing North Jersey boys' lacrosse, which is several steps ahead. In the specific case of the Group 4 state final Thursday, that was the exact situation for South Jersey champion Lenape with regard to North Jersey champion Bridgewater-Raritan. "That's the fastest team we've seen all year," Lenape senior midfielder Conor Gaffney said after Bridgewater-Raritan won its fifth state title with an impressive 16-8 victory.
November 24, 2013 |
To hear them tell it, they were meant to be. Michael Moore Jr., a Marine corporal, was recovering from injuries sustained during combat operations in Iraq in 2005 and taking a break with comrades in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., the following year when he met Jenna Yoder. They quickly hit it off and stayed in touch over a few years, eventually dating, then setting up house in Audubon, Camden County, in 2011. Moore had saved for a ring and planned to ask Yoder to marry him in 2012 when Hurricane Sandy struck.
October 7, 2013 |
The favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NFL draft played at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday. Louisville junior Teddy Bridgewater is considered the top quarterback in a crowded class - and it's one the Eagles might explore. Even though the Eagles can still salvage their season after a 1-3 start and it's premature to forecast their draft prospects in October, there are essentially two types of teams in the NFL: Those that believe they have a franchise quarterback, and those still looking for one. Unless the Eagles make the playoffs and draft too late to find a top quarterback, or they envision Michael Vick (a 33-year-old pending free agent)
October 4, 2013 |
A LOT OF PEOPLE are saying a whole bunch of really nice things about Teddy Bridgewater these days. And why not? Louisville's junior quarterback, who won't be coming back for his senior season, might be the top draft prospect at his position. He could be a Heisman Trophy contender. And maybe he can even get the Cardinals into BCS title-game consideration, which is pretty much the only conversation he seems to care about. So what's not to appreciate? And Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field, his immense talents will be on display when the nation's seventh-ranked team plays 0-4 Temple.
October 3, 2013 |
If anyone is thinking that No. 7 Louisville and superstar quarterback Teddy Bridgewater might show up Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field and somehow overlook struggling Temple, think again. Bridgewater won't allow it. "It's not hard at all," Bridgewater said by telephone on Tuesday when asked about being up for the game. "We know that you can't overlook anybody. In order to respect the game, you have to respect your opponent going into each game and never look back. " Make no mistake about it, Louisville, 4-0 and coming off a 72-0 drubbing of Florida International on Sept.
September 17, 2013 |
Saly Glassman of Gwynedd Valley won the Zone 2 Low Amateur-Owner Jumper final on Ti Punch D'emm Sunday on the final day of the Devon Fall Festival. Glassman finished a five-horse jump-off with a clean round in 33.496 seconds, beating Susan Decone of Bridgewater, N.J., on Delucia, who had four faults in the jump-off. Zone 2 consists of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. "I've been riding him since April," Glassman said of her 6-year-old mount. "This was only his third show.
November 18, 2012 |
Playing its first NCAA home playoff game in over a decade, Widener took control in the second half and defeated Bridgewater (Mass.) by 44-14 on Saturday to advance to the second round of the Division III tournament. The Pride next will play Salisbury (Md.), a 17-9 winner over Rowan, at a site to be announced Sunday. Widener is expected to host the game next Saturday. In its first NCAA appearance since 2007, Widener improved to 10-0, outgaining Bridgewater (9-2) by 463-195. The score was 7-7 at halftime after Widener committed two turnovers and had a field goal blocked.
November 1, 2012 |
Teddy Bridgewater has learned a lot from his mother, Rose Murphy. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound quarterback is the unquestioned leader of Louisville's football team. The sophomore never gets rattled, possessing the poise of a fifth-year senior. The Miami native is the reason the 12th-ranked Cardinals (8-0, 3-0 Big East) are undefeated through eight games for the first time since 2006. "He knows that this football team relies a lot on him," said Louisville coach Charlie Strong, whose squad will entertain Temple (3-4, 2-2)