July 27, 1989 |
Fort Washington will host the Lower Montco American Legion championship game today at 5:30 p.m at Germantown Academy (located on Morris Road and Scheaff Lane), by virtue of its pair of victories in the league's double- elimination tournament format. The Golden Generals, who won the league regular-season title for the fifth straight season with an 18-6 record, won their opening game on Monday behind a sensational outing from Jim Carter. Carter tossed a 2-hit shutout as the Generals won by a 2-0 score over Huntingdon Valley.
June 23, 1994 |
It looks as if Warminster has Fort Washington's number. In a Lower Montco American Legion game that had 18 walks in just 5 1/2 innings (because of darkness), the Warriors got timely hitting and dropped the visiting Golden Generals, 5-4, Tuesday night at Munro Park. It was the second time this season that Warminster had beaten Fort Washington by that score. It was an ugly game that only Warriors coach Frank Fisher could love. Generals coach Lou Lombardo was so disenchanted with his team that he made everyone, including the scorekeepers, do 50 pushups after the game, and would not comment.
July 4, 1991 |
Fort Washington took third place in the Quakertown Shootout, an eight-team American Legion tournament that began last week. But Golden Generals coach Lou Lombardo was happy with his team's finish - its highest in four years in the tourney - and with some other developments. For one thing, Lombardo was able to use a lot of players. An average of 16 players saw action in each of the three games of the tournament. "That will really help our depth," said Lombardo, whose team is 20-4-1 overall.
August 1, 2001 |
Bustleton's Post 810 just bided its time. One play here. One play there. No need to worry. The strategy worked for Bustleton. After falling behind early, it scored three runs in the ninth inning to upend Fort Washington yesterday, 8-6, in the first round of the American Legion Region 3 tournament at Roslyn Park. With its win yesterday, Bustleton earned the right to continue in the winners' bracket of the eight-team tournament. It will play Kennett, a 15-3 winner over J. P. Mascaro, at 4 p.m. today at Roslyn Park.
August 10, 1989 |
Fort Washington may have been stormed in the opening round of the double- elimination American Legion Region 3 tournament, but the Golden Generals didn't surrender until the following day. "We were slightly embarrassed the first day, but we came back roaring," Fort Washington manager Lou Lombardo said. "The first game we were like Carl 'The Truth' Williams and Downingtown was Mike Tyson. But we fought hard against both Upper Darby and Roche the next day. " Fort Washington was routed, 22-1, by Downingtown in the opening game of the tournament Aug. 2. The Whippets torched 6 Golden Generals pitchers for 24 hits - 4 doubles and 20 singles.
August 7, 1986 |
The last time Fort Washington qualified for the Region 3 American Legion playoffs, Chuck Rittenhouse was a backup shortstop and occasional relief pitcher and Mike Gilronan was the batboy. That was in 1981, when the Generals won the Region 3 title and went on to split four games in the state playoffs, finishing their memorable season with a 34-8 record, their best ever. Now, five years later, Rittenhouse is an assistant coach with manager Lou Lombardo, Gilronan is the Generals' second baseman and the record for most wins in a season is in jeopardy.
May 21, 1987 |
Patty Zaffarano won both the Democratic and Republican nominations for District Justice in Fort Washington over Conrad "Joe" Gordon and Daniel Rothman. All three candidates had cross-filed for the election. Zaffarano gained 44 percent of the Democratic vote and 52 percent of the GOP vote. Gordon finished second on both tickets, gaining 29 percent of the Democratic vote and 25 percent of the Republican vote. Rothman finished last with 26 percent of the Democratic vote and 22 percent of the GOP vote.
April 18, 2012 |
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July 24, 1995 |
Kevin Taite showed no emotion on the mound yesterday when Cedarbrook visited Germantown Academy to play Fort Washington in the first round of the Lower Montco American Legion double-elimination playoffs. He did not point fingers after strikeouts, and he didn't look distressed after the Angels committed three sixth-inning errors that allowed the Generals to get within 4-3. Instead, Taite remained calm and simply did his job. He entered the game as a relief pitcher in the first inning and pitched the rest of the game, leading the fourth-seeded Angels (12-8-1)
June 23, 1995 |
John Schilling and Bake Leonards have been taking turns leading Fort Washington to wins in the Lower Montco American Legion League. The team's best pitchers have alternated throwing shutouts for the first- place Golden Generals. Last night, however, the two ganged up to beat Roslyn at Germantown Academy. The Generals (10-0 league) won, 6-1, in six innings. The game was cut short by darkness. Schilling allowed only three hits and struck out five in pitching five scoreless innings.