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.
April 28, 2016
101 Runs scored in nine games by undefeated Egg Harbor Township. 100 Career hits by Eastern's Madison Morano after her single in Monday's victory over Cherry Hill East. 10 Extra-base hits (seven doubles, three homers) by Delsea's Diana Parker. 4 Hits in four at-bats with a home run, double, and four RBIs for Paul VI's Cali Kraemer in a victory over Bishop Eustace on Monday.
April 8, 2016 |
After trailing by one run in the third inning, Egg Harbor Township rallied to defeat visiting Oakcrest, 4-2, in a Cape-Atlantic League baseball game Wednesday afternoon. Oakcrest tied the score at two in the top of the sixth inning, but Egg Harbor earned a pair of runs to take the game into the bottom of the inning. Andrew Holmes finished 2 for 3 at the plate, lashing a solo home run and double in the process. Hunter Barbieri earned his first save of the season after taking over for Drew Hickman, who had five strikeouts in six innings.
March 24, 2016
A man who set himself on fire outside an Atlantic County veterans-affairs clinic on Saturday has died at a Philadelphia hospital, police said Tuesday. The incident happened about 1:15 p.m. Saturday in front of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' clinic in Northfield, which was closed at the time. Northfield Police Chief Paul Newman said Tuesday that it appears the 51-year-old man from Egg Harbor Township committed suicide. He said the man was a veteran and a patient at the clinic, where he was being treated for mental issues.
February 18, 2016
A man wanted in an attempted-murder case in Wildwood was arrested Tuesday in Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County, after a police chase during which two schools were placed on lockdown. About 7:45 a.m., Egg Harbor police responded to a domestic incident on Glenn Avenue. A woman told them that her ex-boyfriend, Hakim Clark, 25, of Atlantic City, broke her vehicle's windshield, made threats against her, and fled on foot. Before Clark was found by cops about an hour and a half later, the Joy Miller Elementary School and Alder Avenue Middle School were put on lockdown.
January 29, 2016 |
Ocean City's Olivia Briggs had a big game on Wednesday night in a 45-33 Cape-Atlantic League win over visiting Absegami. Briggs scored 22 points, including 11 in the second quarter. She also grabbed six rebounds and made four steals. Julia Dolan led Absegami with 14 points. In other Cape-Atlantic League action: Four Wildwood Catholic players scored in double figures in an 83-40 win over visiting St. Joseph. Caitlin McMullan led the way with 21 points, including 12 in the second half.
January 29, 2016
The Atlantic City International Airport was evacuated for about an hour Wednesday afternoon after a suspicious package was found. According to Sergeant First Class Gregory Williams of the New Jersey State Police, the suspicious package was reported at 3:40 p.m at the airport in Egg Harbor Township. It was not yet known where the package was found or who discovered it. Williams said the airport was immediately evacuated and the state police arson and bomb unit was sent to investigate.
January 24, 2016
A 26-year-old man was charged Friday with the beating death of an Atlantic County man, the county prosecutor said. Nicholas A. Abbati, of Egg Harbor Township, was charged with murder and related offenses for a Dec. 23 assault that led to the death earlier this month of Jahlil Hunter, 30, of Pleasantville, and the hospitalization of Ebony Harris, 22, who lived with Hunter. Abbati was arrested Friday morning in Secaucus, N.J., and is being held on $1 million full cash bail. If convicted of murder, he faces a prison sentence of 30 years to life.