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August 17, 2010 | Daily News Staff Report
The Flyers have entered into a minor league affiliation agreement with the Greenville (S.C.) Road Warriors for the 2010-11 season, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. The Road Warriors, of the ECHL, will serve as the Flyers' secondary affiliate. Players under contract to the Flyers or the Adirondack Phantoms, their AHL affiliate, can be assigned to the Road Warriors. Greenville replaces the Kalamazoo Wings, the Flyers' ECHL affiliate last season. "We are pleased to be working with Greenville for the upcoming season," Holmgren said in a statement.
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September 6, 2013 | By Frank Seravalli, Daily News Staff Writer
WITH THE Trenton Titans again fading from the hockey landscape, the Flyers have shifted their "AA" affiliate south. The Flyers announced yesterday they have reached an affiliation agreement with the ECHL's Greenville (S.C.) Road Warriors for 2013-14. Trenton was the Flyers' ECHL affiliate last season before ceasing operations in the spring. The Flyers will be able to assign players under contract to Greenville and players on ECHL deals will also be eligible to be called up to AHL Adirondack.
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August 13, 2015 | BY JOHN F. MORRISON, Daily News Staff Writer morrisj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5573
MANY PEOPLE praise the Lord with prayer and exhortation; Wilbur Mack did it with his voice. That powerful bass-baritone reached the roof of the Grace Baptist Church of Germantown, and thrilled the parishioners gathered in their pews for Sunday worship for more than 50 years. "He loved praising God with his voice," his family said. Wilbur E. Mack, a trustee emeritus of Grace Baptist, a longtime federal government executive, Army veteran of World War II, and devoted family man, died July 30. He was 92. He was born in Greenville, S.C., and even as a war veteran had to endure the pervasive racism of the segregated South.
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November 5, 1989 | By JANICE WINSTON
I don't have to be at work until 10 a.m. and I don't head home until 6. These hours suit me perfectly. I make believe I'm not part of the rat race so evident in early morning traffic (although traffic here is a pitiable stream compared to the full force of the Philadelphia flow). On the way to work the morning sun is on my right; on the way home I have a lovely view of the Carolina foothills silhouetted by the light of the sinking sun. They promise secrets that the town in which I now live couldn't possibly hope to provide.
SPORTS
July 16, 2011 | The Inquirer Staff
ALLENTOWN - Leftfielder Brandon Moss clubbed two home runs and drove in three to lead the Lehigh Valley IronPigs past the Syracuse Chiefs, 7-6, in the International League on Friday night. Tug Hulett drove in three for Syracuse. Trenton 3, Reading 1   TRENTON - Melky Mesa's two-run single keyed a three-run sixth and the Thunder beat the Phillies in the Eastern League. Robert Lyerly had singled in the inning's first run. Tuffy Gosewisch singled in Reading's only run. Lakewood 4, Greenville 0 GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jesse Biddle struck out eight in seven shutout innings to lead the BlueClaws past the Drive in the South Atlantic League.
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September 11, 1994 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Nicholas Kroon of Sweden and Pat Serret of Australia reached the final round of the Wilmington Fall Classic Open Tennis with straight-set victories yesterday at the Greenville (Del.) Country Club. Top-seeded Kroon defeated Nelson Aertz of Brazil, 6-0, 6-3, in the semifinals. Serret encountered considerable pressure before defeating American Aaron Stolpman, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4. Kroon and Serret will meet at 11 a.m. today. Stolpman and fellow American Andre Janasik will play Serret and Roberto Saad of Argentina in the doubles final.
NEWS
March 4, 2000 | By Marc Howard Wilson
The unholy union of politics and media has bestowed on Bob Jones University its 15 minutes of national infamy - its first dose since the mid-'70s, when it lost federal funding over the same issue that besmirches it today: racial inequity. Between then and now, we residents of Greenville, S.C., have been living out an uncertain destiny. Secreted away from media glitz, we have been vacillating ambivalently between pretensions of New South renaissance (wedged halfway between Atlanta and Charlotte)
ENTERTAINMENT
October 10, 1986 | By Victoria Donohoe, Inquirer Art Critic
At St. Joseph's University, an exhibit called "Jesuit Spirit in the Arts 1986" celebrates the recent inauguration of the school's president, the Rev. Nicholas S. Rashford. It also serves to mark the 255th anniversary of the Jesuit presence in this city. Featured are works of 56 faculty members (including 10 Jesuits) from 19 of the nation's 28 Jesuit-operated colleges and universities. Mention the Jesuit spirit in the arts, and we quite naturally think of the baroque period and the cultural manifestoes of the counter-reformation, when Jesuits encouraged the commissioning of many masterworks of religious sculpture, painting, architecture and music.
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September 7, 1994 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Young Min Kwon, pro at the Haddon Field Club in Haddonfield, advanced to the quarterfinal round of a strong international field in the Wilmington Fall Classic Open with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 victory over American Vimal Patel yesterday at the Greenville (Del.) Country Club. Kwon, the Eastern States champion, will face top-seeded Nicholas Kroon of Sweden today. Kroon eliminated Francisco Costa of Brazil, 6-3, 6-2. Second- seeded Roberto Saad of Argentina beat John Simone, Philadelphia Cricket Club pro, 6-2, 6-2. Aaron Stolpman, an American, overcame Andrew Stoner of Mechanicsburg, Pa., formerly of Trenton, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. Pat Serret of Australia defeated Eric Riley, a former Penn player, 6-3, 6-4. Most of the contenders in the tournament had lost in the early rounds of the U.S. Open in Flushing, N.Y.
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September 10, 1994 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Top-seeded Nicholas Kroon of Sweden advanced to the semifinals of the Wilmington Fall Classic Open tennis championship yesterday by defeating Young Min Kwon, 6-2, 6-2, at the Greenville (Del.) Country Club. The loser is the pro at the Haddon Field Club in Haddonfield and the Eastern States titleholder. Kroon will meet Nelson Aertz of Brazil, a 6-0, 6-3 winner over America's Andre Janasik, at 12:30 p.m. today. Pat Serret of Australia advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Orin Motevassel of Israel and will meet America's Aaron Stolpman, who ousted Roberto Saad of Argentina, 6-4, 6-3.
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August 13, 2015 | BY JOHN F. MORRISON, Daily News Staff Writer morrisj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5573
MANY PEOPLE praise the Lord with prayer and exhortation; Wilbur Mack did it with his voice. That powerful bass-baritone reached the roof of the Grace Baptist Church of Germantown, and thrilled the parishioners gathered in their pews for Sunday worship for more than 50 years. "He loved praising God with his voice," his family said. Wilbur E. Mack, a trustee emeritus of Grace Baptist, a longtime federal government executive, Army veteran of World War II, and devoted family man, died July 30. He was 92. He was born in Greenville, S.C., and even as a war veteran had to endure the pervasive racism of the segregated South.
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June 5, 2015 | By Maddie Hanna, Inquirer Staff Writer
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - South Carolina has a history of rough-and-tumble political campaigns. But that may not translate to Republicans in this early presidential primary state's embracing a sometimes-brash governor from New Jersey. Making his first visit here since January, Gov. Christie got positive reviews this week from Republicans who liked his directness. Some in the state, which handed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich a primary win in 2012, considered his off-the-cuff side an asset.
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September 6, 2013 | By Frank Seravalli, Daily News Staff Writer
WITH THE Trenton Titans again fading from the hockey landscape, the Flyers have shifted their "AA" affiliate south. The Flyers announced yesterday they have reached an affiliation agreement with the ECHL's Greenville (S.C.) Road Warriors for 2013-14. Trenton was the Flyers' ECHL affiliate last season before ceasing operations in the spring. The Flyers will be able to assign players under contract to Greenville and players on ECHL deals will also be eligible to be called up to AHL Adirondack.
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August 26, 2013 | By Walter F. Naedele, Inquirer Staff Writer
Robert N. Bakley, 79, a former foreign service officer who grew up in Camden County, died Sunday, Aug. 11, at his home in Greenville, N.C., after suffering a heart attack. Born in Camden, Mr. Bakley attended Merchantville High School with the Class of 1952, where he was a student council member and a member of the varsity basketball and football teams. He served as an Army cook from 1953 to 1955 and worked as a night switchman on the Pennsylvania Railroad until 1960, when he graduated from Peirce Junior College.
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July 21, 2011 | The Inquirer Staff
PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Che-Hsuan Lin lined an RBI single to right with two out in the bottom of the ninth to give the Pawtucket Red Sox a 2-1 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in the International League on Wednesday. Former Phillie Kevin Millwood gave up just one run in seven innings for Pawtucket. Jeremy Kehrt pitched the last two innings for the win. N. Hampshire 4, Reading 3   MANCHESTER, N.H. - Moises Sierra's solo homer in the eighth was the difference as the Fisher Cats beat the Phillies in the Eastern League.
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July 16, 2011 | The Inquirer Staff
ALLENTOWN - Leftfielder Brandon Moss clubbed two home runs and drove in three to lead the Lehigh Valley IronPigs past the Syracuse Chiefs, 7-6, in the International League on Friday night. Tug Hulett drove in three for Syracuse. Trenton 3, Reading 1   TRENTON - Melky Mesa's two-run single keyed a three-run sixth and the Thunder beat the Phillies in the Eastern League. Robert Lyerly had singled in the inning's first run. Tuffy Gosewisch singled in Reading's only run. Lakewood 4, Greenville 0 GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jesse Biddle struck out eight in seven shutout innings to lead the BlueClaws past the Drive in the South Atlantic League.
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July 1, 2011
Special Events Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party at the Piazza First Saturday of the month through October. The Piazza at Schmidts, N. Second St. www.radio1045.com . Sister Blister 5K Run & 2 Mile Beach Walk Annual event benefits the Save Wildwood Catholic H.S. Fund. 80th Street Recreation Field, 80th St., Stone Harbor; 609-967-8082. www.sisterblister.org/ . $15-$30 entry fee. 7/3. 8 am. Sports Cards, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show Over 100 tables featuring a wide assortment of items.
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August 17, 2010 | Daily News Staff Report
The Flyers have entered into a minor league affiliation agreement with the Greenville (S.C.) Road Warriors for the 2010-11 season, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. The Road Warriors, of the ECHL, will serve as the Flyers' secondary affiliate. Players under contract to the Flyers or the Adirondack Phantoms, their AHL affiliate, can be assigned to the Road Warriors. Greenville replaces the Kalamazoo Wings, the Flyers' ECHL affiliate last season. "We are pleased to be working with Greenville for the upcoming season," Holmgren said in a statement.
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September 19, 2009 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Lakewood BlueClaws claimed the South Atlantic League championship last night with a 5-1 victory over the Greenville Drive. The BlueClaws won the five-game series, three games to one. They led, 4-0, after four innings, while Greenville scored its only run in the seventh inning. Korey Noles went seven innings to pick up the win. Long Island 7, Camden 2 WEST ISLIP, N.Y. - The Ducks had a 5-0 lead after six innings in their Atlantic League win over the Riversharks.
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