August 31, 2016 |
One man was killed and four others were wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon that apparently occurred on the Atlantic City Expressway near the Garden State Parkway, state police said. Just before 3 p.m., dispatchers received calls of a shooting on the expressway near Milepost 12 in Egg Harbor Township, said State Police Capt. Stephen Jones. Police found a bullet-riddled white Ford Expedition in the nearby parking lot of a Wawa store in the 2400 block of Tilton Road, Jones said.
July 20, 2016 |
Three former employees associated with a timeshare business were sentenced for their roles in a multimillion-dollar scam in which clients were duped into paying for phony consulting services, federal authorities said Monday. Two New Jersey men and a woman from South Carolina who posed as employees or customers of Vacation Ownership Group, which also used the name VO Group L.L.C., with offices in Mays Landing and Egg Harbor Township, N.J., were the latest three people to face sentencing.
June 12, 2016 |
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - After the game, the crowd stood and chanted in unison. "EHT! EHT! EHT!" It was a final nod to the Egg Harbor Township softball team - a fiery, fearless group of girls that captivated an entire community. The team gathered in the outfield. And before the coaches could address them, the seniors - well-spoken and poised beyond their years - stood up, wiped away a few tears, and tried to put a wild, once-in-a-lifetime ride in perspective. "We finished this season 24-1.
June 11, 2016 |
The past few weeks - a whirlwind for the Egg Harbor Township softball team - haven't allowed much time for reflection. And maybe that's a good thing. Years from now, the Eagles can look back, likely in disbelief, at their part in one of the most memorable stretches in state softball history. But right now, they're locked in. The ride isn't over. "We don't have enough time to reflect on it," Panthers coach Mary Dunlap said as her team prepared for a Group 4 state championship matchup with North Jersey champion Watchung Hills (27-5)
June 5, 2016 |
It was the Game of the Year. Before the Crowd of the Year. Featuring the two Teams of the Year. But just one South Jersey Group 4 powerhouse team still could be standing at the end of the sectional tournament, and Egg Harbor Township literally walked off with the trophy thanks to Ella Glenn's RBI single in the bottom of the 13th inning on Friday. Glenn, a junior outfielder, was engulfed by teammates and dozens of Egg Harbor Township students who charged the field at the end of a three-hour, instant classic on the Eagles' manicured field.
May 26, 2016 |
Brandon Riggs didn't care that his team was the No. 12 seed in South Jersey Group 4. The Egg Harbor Township senior righthander didn't care that Williamstown was the No. 5 seed, as well as the defending champion. "The seeds, they don't mean anything," Riggs said after powering Egg Harbor Township to a 3-1 victory over Williamstown on Tuesday. "It's a new season in the playoffs. " With a sneaky fastball and sharp curve, Riggs allowed just one unearned run on five hits with six strikeouts and two walks.
May 26, 2016 |
A 6-year-old South Jersey girl who was critically injured after getting trapped last week in an adjustable bed is improving. "She is getting better," the girl's father, of Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County, said Tuesday when he answered the family phone. He declined to give his name and said he did not have time to speak because he was rushing back to the hospital to see his daughter. A woman who identified herself as the girl's mother has posted updates of her daughter on the Egg Harbor Township Police Department's Facebook page.
May 13, 2016 |
A collaborative effort at the plate and on the mound led to Egg Harbor Township's seventh consecutive victory on Wednesday. Nick Milhan went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored as the host Eagles defeated Vineland, 8-0, in a Cape-Atlantic League contest. Antonio Caraballo went 1 for 2 and knocked in one run. Drew Hickman struck out five batters in six innings to win his fifth game of the year. In other Cape-Atlantic action: Josh Arnold took a no-hitter into the bottom of the seventh inning before surrendering his only hit of the day on an infield single.
May 5, 2016 |
Katie McLoughlin and Shawnee withstood a stiff test from host Shore Regional in a nonleague girls' lacrosse game Tuesday. McLoughlin found the net five times as the Renegades edged the Blue Devils, 12-11, to remain perfect on the year. Molly Baechler, Liza Barr, and Samantha Tucci all scored twice for the visitors. In other nonleague action: Saige Lyn Gidzinski and Chloe Pottillo each had four goals and Camden Catholic won at Woodstown, 14-4. Aailiyah Richardson had four goals and six assists to lead visiting Winslow Township past Burlington City, 10-4.
May 1, 2016 |
Burlington City's Nick Gares threw a no-hitter in six innings of work in the Blue Devils' 15-0 win over Medford Tech in a Burlington County League matchup on Friday. Gares, a lefthanded senior commited to Cabrini College next season, struck out nine while walking one in his first career no-hitter. He also chipped in at the plate, going 3 for 4 with two doubles. In other Burlington County League baseball action, Nate Peacock struck out 15 in seven innings in New Egypt's 6-1 road win against Maple Shade BCSL Tournament.