November 4, 2010
At Neumann University, Maddie Lesher's first-half goal gave Archbishop Carroll the lead for good in a 2-1 win over rival Cardinal O'Hara in the Catholic League field hockey championship game. Megan Kelly added a goal in the second half for a 2-0 lead, handing the Lions (17-1-1) their first loss of the season. Carroll will face Washington for the District 12 title next week. Girls' Soccer Rachel Friend's goal with seven minutes left gave Archbishop Wood a 2-1 Catholic League championship win over Lansdale Catholic in a game played at Archbishop Ryan, the 20th-straight win for the Vikings (20-1)
November 11, 2012
Kayla Gluchowski scored her 12th off a cross from Kelsey Cheek with a minute, 22 seconds left as defending national champion West Chester University topped second-ranked Shippensburg, 3-2, to advance to the NCAA Division II field hockey championship game Sunday. The top-ranked Rams (19-2) will face UMass-Lowell, a 2-0 winner over Merrimack in the other semifinal. The national championship game will be played at 1 p.m. and can be seen at www.ncaa.com . "It was a team effort today," second-year head coach Amy Cohen said.
November 20, 2000 |
There were few tears after the PIAA state Class AAA field hockey championship game Saturday at Messiah College. While Central Bucks East saw its dream of a title die with a 1-0 loss to defending champion Warwick, the Patriots remained composed as they accepted their second-place medals and runner-up trophy. A few giggled and poked at the trophy before the squad posed and smiled for photos. "You can't bust on yourself for losing," senior defender Rachael Bloemker said. "You can't beat on it after you had a great season like we had. " Junior forward Merri McKissock said it was a season to remember.
November 4, 2007 |
Flyweight Rau'shee Warren and welterweight Demetrius Andrade became the first Americans in eight years to win gold medals in the World Boxing Championships with convincing victories yesterday in Chicago. Two of his front teeth were knocked out, but Warren beat Thailand's Somjit Jongjohor, 13-9. Andrade's bout with Thailand's Non Boonjumnong was stopped in the second round because of a right arm injury to Boonjumnong. Undefeated Joe Calzaghe (44-0) added Mikkel Kessler's WBA and WBC super-middleweight titles to his WBO crown, unanimously outpointing the previously undefeated Dane (39-1)
November 5, 1990 |
Stefan Edberg, the top-ranked men's tennis player in the world, won the championship of the Paris Open yesterday when Boris Becker defaulted midway through the first set because of a left thigh injury. Becker limped off court in the first set, which was tied at 3-3. "I felt something pop at 30-all on my serve at 2-all," Becker said. "I hit a forehand volley. He hit a short return that I came in on, and then I heard something pop. " Becker will be examined by his doctor in Munich today, but the injury threw into doubt his participation in the year-ending ATP World Championships, Nov. 13-18.
June 10, 2001 |
The bases were loaded. The game was in jeopardy. But even those circumstances weren't enough to rattle the Cumberland softball team. "Not with a pitcher like we've got," Colts coach Judy McCullough said. The Colts looked defeat in the face yesterday, then looked to pitcher Becky Johnson. Finally, they celebrated a 4-0 victory over Morris Hills to win the NJSIAA State Group III championship at Toms River North. The victory secured the second state championship by a Cumberland sports team, both during this school year.
November 2, 2006 |
When Archbishop Wood takes on Archbishop Carroll on Saturday at Arcadia University for the Catholic League field hockey championship, the Vikings will be trying to break a long drought. Wood hasn't won a league championship since 1990, while the Patriots are looking for their second straight postseason crown. Carroll (13-3-1 overall) finished atop the standings at the end of the regular season with an 8-0-1 mark. The Vikings (10-4-2 overall) finished fifth in the league with a 4-3-2 record.
July 26, 1993 |
Germany overcame a quick goal by Argentina to claim the Intercontinental Cup field hockey championship with a 2-1 victory at Villanova yesterday. In other action as the 12-day tournament concluded, Canada won the bronze- medal game with a 1-0 victory over Russia, and ninth-place Japan was presented with an award for good sportsmanship. The top-five teams, including fifth-place United States, qualified for the 1994 World Cup in Dublin, Ireland. Argentina jumped out to a 1-0 lead just one minute into the game on a goal by Vanina Onetto.
November 3, 2009 |
Brooke Stretch beat Cardinal O'Hara goalie Mary Kate O'Connell with 2 minutes, 53 seconds left in the second overtime last night to give Archbishop Prendergast its first Catholic League field hockey championship since the late 1970s. Stretch's 19th goal of the season was the only one scored, and it came on a pass from teammate Kelsey McCrossin as Stretch streaked down the right side of the field. "I just aimed for the opposite corner," Stretch said. "I was probably about 10 feet from the goal.
November 14, 2005 |
England's David Howell held off Tiger Woods in the HSBC Champions yesterday in Shanghai, China, closing with a 4-under 68 for a three-stroke victory. Howell, who began the round with a one-stroke lead over Woods, finished with a 20-under 268 total to claim the $833,300 first-place check in the $5 million event, the richest tournament in Asia. Woods shot a 70. Howell, a surprising star in Europe's Ryder Cup victory over the United States last year, extended his lead to four strokes with three birdies on the first five holes and overcame bogeys on Nos. 8 and 9 to win his third European tour title.