July 26, 1989 |
Not everyone can say that they beat Carl Lewis in the 100-meter dash. And when 12-year-old Aaron Fields used his head start to finish ahead of Lewis on Saturday night, he wasn't winning just another track meet. Fields was one of 35 runners participating in the first Carl Lewis Track Classic, which raised $5,000 for the Willingboro Track Club. For the meet, Lewis returned to his alma mater, Willingboro High School, and took about 15 of his 1988 Olympic teammates. The event, designed to allow budding athletes to "run with an Olympian," was open to "anyone who has a fantasy that they want to do this," said Evelyn Lewis, the meet director and mother of Carl.
April 3, 1989 |
Janet Lewis captured four firsts in a 74-67 Neshaminy loss to Pennridge on Wednesday. Lewis, who tried the triple jump for the first time two weeks ago, won that event with a personal best of 30 feet, 10 3/4 inches. She also won the 300-meter low hurdles in 52.8 seconds and then won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles. A 14-5 1/2 jump gave her a first place in the long jump. "Our times weren't bad," Neshaminy assistant coach Howard Lindner said, "considering we were running on cinders and the fact that this was our first time on the track all year.
February 23, 1997 |
Angel Patterson repeated her 1996 victories in the 200- and 400-meter dashes, but the William Penn High senior wanted to talk more about her third gold medal in yesterday's state track and field championship meet. Patterson set a meet record of 39 feet, 2 1/4 inches in winning the triple jump. "I'm just learning that event," she said. "I think that's my best accomplishment. " Best accomplishments are expected from William Penn at the state indoor meet. The Lions scored 105 points at Lehigh's Rauch Fieldhouse to win the girls' team title for the 14th consecutive year, and they had the winner in every individual running event from 55 through 800 meters.
April 13, 2012
NFL NETWORK analyst Mike Mayock, a Newtown Square resident, will break down each position in advance of the draft for Daily News readers. Here is Part 4 with his take on the tight ends: BEST COBY FLEENER Stanford 6-6, 247 Hand: 10 Arm: 33 3/8 40-yard dash: 4.56 225-bench: 27 Projected Rd.: 2 Mayock: "He's got very good hands and can get vertical. In Stanford's offense, they demand physicality. This kid is not a trained killer.
July 16, 1992 |
Look out! With the Summer Olympic Games ready to unfold in Barcelona, Spain, you're about to be deluged with a flood of Olympic-style video games. We thought we'd cut right to the chase and show you our gold medal winner. Barcelona '92 For Genesis and Game Gear This game sports an official Olympics license, and it's about as close to the real thing as you can get without years of training, corporate financing, and a lot of luck. The official license means you've got your work cut out for you if you hope to set Olympic records.
May 14, 1990 |
A strong performance by its sophomore sprinters helped lead the Bensalem girls' track team to its second straight Suburban One National Conference Patriot Division title. The Owls had 172 points to 149 1/2 for host Council Rock, which was second. "It feels good," said first-year coach Valerie Ridge. "I can't say enough about the girls. They gave 100 percent and did everything I asked them to. " The Owls entered the meet with 50 points, accumulated during their undefeated regular season.
May 9, 1986 |
Kingsway High won the boys' and girls' championships over 12 other teams yesterday at the Gloucester Country track and field championships. While the Kingsway boys got a mild threat from Paulsboro, the Kingsway girls had to fight off Woodbury in the last race of the day - the 1,600-meter relay - to claim their third straight county title. Both girls' teams had 43 points entering that event. While Washington Township - with a strong anchor leg from Lori Verhille - won it, Kingsway anchor Tonya Kier brought her team a second-place finish.