May 16, 2015 |
Second-seeded Lenape opened the South Jersey Group 4 boys' lacrosse playoffs by rolling past No. 15 Brick Memorial, 18-5, Thursday afternoon. Connor Wolfe scored four goals, and Anthony Brunetti and Tim Montgomery scored three goals each. Baseball Overbrook thundered back to erase a five-run deficit, scoring 11 runs in the seventh inning to topple host Gateway, 18-7, in Colonial Conference baseball. Sean Morris belted two two-run doubles in the seventh, and Joel Minch hit a two-run homer.
May 14, 2015 |
Connor Gilligan recorded her 100th career RBI for Shawnee's softball team Tuesday afternoon. Gilligan, a senior, went 2 for 2 with a homer, a double, two runs scored, and two RBIs in the Renegades' 8-3 victory over visiting Eastern in an Olympic Conference matchup. Kaitlyn Konopka went 2 for 3 with a home run, a double, two runs scored, and an RBI. Annmarie Cooker also hit a homer. Elsewhere in the conference: Megan Wall picked up her 100th career hit for Paul VI during the Eagles' 22-0 triumph over visiting Winslow Township.
May 11, 2015 |
One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. It isn't as well known as Haddonfield or as hip as Collingswood, but these days Haddon Township is much more than a pass-through from one borough to the other. This Camden County community has a life of its own - from the businesspeople, retirees, and friends who start the day with breakfast at the Westmont Diner at Haddon and Maple Avenues to the long line for sticky buns Sunday mornings at the venerable McMillan's Bakery at Haddon Avenue and Cuthbert Boulevard.
May 9, 2015 |
Evan Prince and Brad Conway defeated Eric Blatz and Ian Stocker at second doubles, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1, as Haddon Township edged visiting Palmyra, 3-2, Thursday in the first round of the Central Jersey Group 1 tennis tournament. Haddon Township's Joey Fox beat Gabe Hochenberger, 6-3, 2-6, 6-1, at second singles, S.J. Group 2 first round. Ian Kruithof and Jake Warlow defeated Daniel McGee and Gabe Smith, 6-1, 6-2, at first doubles to help West Deptford win at Barnegat, 3-2. S.J. Non-Public B first round.
May 9, 2015 |
It took until the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday for Gateway's softball team to take the lead for good in its 9-8 victory over Haddon Township. The Gators had waited even longer for what came next. Kennedy Whalen struck out 12 in the victory, which clinched Gateway's first Colonial Patriot title in 22 years. Alex Astorga and Melissa Palmer both finished 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI. In other Colonial Conference action: Nikki Little drove in a pair of runs to help Sterling secure an 8-0 home win over Overbrook.
May 8, 2015 |
When you're starting a lacrosse program, progress isn't always measured in milestones. With wins hard to come by, coach Ed McLaughlin looks for moments, even movements, that show that his Haddon Township boys' lacrosse team - in its first varsity season - is headed in the right direction. "We had a sequence in a game last week where the goalie makes a save. He makes a pass to a defenseman. The defenseman hits a middie breaking. He hits another middie breaking - then to an attackman who hits another attackman, and we score," McLaughlin said.
May 7, 2015 |
Kevin Tierney went 3 for 4 with two RBIs to lead host Woodbury in a 5-1 win over Haddon Township in a Colonial Conference baseball game Tuesday. Brandon Buckley threw a three-hitter with six strikeouts. In other Colonial action: Conner Flynn went four innings and stuck out eight to pace Gateway in a 10-0 shutout of Lindenwold at home. Dan Ream went 1 for 2 with three RBIs. Drew Dark went 2 for 3 with a pair of RBIs in Haddonfield's 5-2 win over visiting Audubon. Burlington County.
April 26, 2015 |
When Luke Petela finished his mile anchor leg in Haddon Township's Distance Medley Championship of America, he caught his breath, and hung around the track to watch the individual Mile Run Championship. He could have been out there running, but instead he chose to run with his team Friday afternoon in the Penn Relays at Franklin Field. "I think track is just as much of a team sport as it is individual," Petela said. "I'd love to come out here and maybe run a fast time, but it's very rare to get a good DMR that can qualify for the Championship of America race, so I said, 'If we have the opportunity, I'm going to take it because I love my team.' " The senior anchored the relay with a 4:14.98 mile, to bring his team home in sixth in a time of 10:19.67.
April 23, 2015 |
Collin Fabio went 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored to help visiting Eastern beat Cherry Hill East, 5-0, on Tuesday in an Olympic Conference baseball game. Matt Woods tossed a three-hitter, and Ryan Keem went 1 for 2 with a RBI and a run scored for the Vikings, who moved to 11-0. Burlington County. Pat Bruce's two-run homer in the fifth was the difference, as host Holy Cross nipped Delran, 2-1. Bruce went 3 for 3. Vincent Naurath struck out five. John McFadden had a double, triple, and an RBI, as host Riverside topped New Egypt, 11-6.
April 10, 2015 |
Kieran Burns proved he belonged on the mound Wednesday afternoon. The sophomore pitcher threw a complete game with five strikeouts and went 2 for 5 with an RBI in his first career win for Haddon Township in a 13-2 victory over LEAP Academy in nonleague play. Burns only let up three hits. Troy Kondrla added a double. Burlington County. Ben Youngberg and Brendan Pell each had a double in Delran's 10-0 defeat of visiting Willingboro. ESPN Wide World of Sports. Michael Walsh hit a triple to lift Shawnee past Kenosha Bradford (Wisc.)