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March 15, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
PISCATAWAY, N.J. - For the second year in a row, Paulsboro was in the state championship game against University. Sadly for the Red Raiders, the outcome was not the same as last season as the defending champions fell to the Phoenix, 63-45, in the NJSIAA Group 1 final at Rutgers on Sunday. It was a close game through the first quarter, but the last 24 minutes belonged to University. Paulsboro struggled with fighting through the Phoenix defense, committing turnover after turnover against its press defense.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 15, 2016 | By Ellen Gray, TELEVISION CRITIC
TOUR GROUP 10 p.m. Tuesday, Bravo. Two episodes in, it seems safe to say Jared Levy is in the running for class flirt of Bravo's Tour Group . The 38-year-old Northeast Philly native, a financial adviser who graduated from George Washington High School ("I actually went to school with Kevin Hart"), has been particularly attentive to two of his fellow travelers, nonidentical twins named Misty and Jenna. But the fast-talking Levy, whose previous TV experiences involved talking about money, said he was interested in becoming a bit less guarded and careful when he agreed to be part of a group of 11 people chosen to see the world on Tour Group . Levy spoke recently about his experiences on the show, which airs at 10 p.m. Tuesdays: You introduced yourself on the show by saying, "If Steven Hawking had a baby with Snooki, I would probably be the product of that relationship.
NEWS
March 12, 2016 | By Jonathan Tamari, Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON - With help from the kind of big-money political groups they have forcefully decried, the leading Democrats in the Pennsylvania race for the U.S. Senate have launched an air war, opening a new phase in their battle for the nomination. Katie McGinty unveiled her first broadcast ads this week, followed quickly by a pledge from EMILY's List, which backs Democratic women candidates, to spend $1 million on TV for her next month in Philadelphia. An independent super PAC backing rival Joe Sestak responded with a $250,000 ad buy. Its spot, which began airing Thursday, came just days after Sestak sent fund-raising emails criticizing the influence of such groups.
BUSINESS
March 10, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
Mid-Atlantic Dental Service Holdings L.L.C., a Philadelphia start-up headed by retired Duane Morris partner C. Mitchell Goldman, said Tuesday it secured $15 million in capital commitments. Goldman, a veteran health-care lawyer, said most of the $15 million would be used by an affiliated dental professional corporation to buy dental practices, but he said no deals are imminent. Mid-Atlantic will offer marketing, billing and other services to affilated dentists, allowing dentists to focus on their patients.
SPORTS
March 9, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, Staff Writer
Justyn Mutts found several ways to lead third-seeded St. Augustine to victory Monday in an NJSIAA Non-Public South A semifinal. Mutts led the Hermits with 26 points and eight rebounds as host St. Augustine overpowered second-seeded Christian Brothers Academy, 85-52, to advance to the group championship. Teammate Austin Kennedy had a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds. Central Jersey Group 2 final. Darnill Brown scored 19 points and Manny Ansong added 16 as top-seeded host Bordentown defeated No. 2 Manasquan, 59-54.
SPORTS
March 9, 2016 | By Marc Narducci, Staff Writer
Atlantic City coach Gene Allen challenged his seniors at the tradition-rich basketball school. "I told them they had to make their mark and needed at least a sectional title to continue the legacy. " The seniors responded and the rest of their teammates followed. With senior point guard Lamar Thomas scoring 16 points and classmate Ayshion Centeno adding 15, Atlantic City defeated host Cherokee, 50-41, Monday in the South Jersey Group 4 championship before a packed gymnasium. Fifth-seeded Atlantic City (25-4)
SPORTS
March 9, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
Because it's located on a rise above Farnham Park, Camden High School has always been known as "The Castle on the Hill. " On Monday night, Corey Greer took a big step toward becoming the prince of his new city. The sophomore who transferred to Camden after spending his freshman year at Middle Township looked right at home in the South Jersey Group 2 championship game before a capacity crowd in Clarence Turner Gymnasium. The 6-foot-1 Greer scored 27 points and played a nearly flawless floor game in Camden's 82-54 victory over Medford Tech.
SPORTS
March 7, 2016 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
Taylor Sehdev's first shot, on Haddonfield's first possession of the game, was a smooth corner three that looked almost effortless. It was a rare tranquil moment in a game defined by wild, frenzied, and, at times, head-scratching moments. But for Sehdev, it might have been the most important sequence of the afternoon as her fifth-seeded Bulldawgs upset top-seeded Cinnaminson, 55-43, in the South Jersey Group 2 semifinals. "Once I make my first shot, I always feel so much more calm," Sehdev said.
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