April 14, 2014 |
Liv Nostrant did her father proud. Playing in a Checking for Cancer girls' lacrosse tournament that John Nostrant, Haverford School boys' coach and athletic director, helped organize, Liv Nostrant scored seven goals Saturday to carry Merion Mercy to a 17-11 victory over Notre Dame at Agnes Irwin. The game was played for the Rooney Cup. Proceeds benefited the Kelly Rooney Foundation, which raises money for breast cancer research. Jackie Benedict finished with four goals, Caroline Corzel had a hat trick, and Lauren Thomas made nine saves for Merion.
April 11, 2014 |
Kennedy Whalen provided all the help she would need as she led Gateway over host West Deptford, 2-0, in a Colonial Conference softball game Wednesday afternoon. Whalen went 2 for 2 and knocked in both runs, and also dominated from the circle. She threw a three-hitter and fanned nine. Alex Astorga finished 3 for 4 and scored both runs. Tri-County. Kingsway scored two runs in three consecutive innings to move past host Delsea, 6-1. Isabella Bradian crushed a two-run homer in the sixth inning, and Tori Danner went 3 for 4 and drove in a run. Sarah Hilt threw a two-hitter, surrendering one walk and striking out seven.
April 10, 2014 |
Emily Games scored three goals, and Radnor stormed out to a five-goal halftime lead and held on to defeat Conestoga, 10-8, Tuesday in Central League girls' lacrosse. Sara Curley and Reilly Masterson tallied two goals apiece for the host Red Raiders. Masterson also had four draw controls and three ground balls and caused a turnover. Curley added three assists. Maggie Friel led Conestoga with three goals. In another Central League game, Haley Warden and Emily Matthewson each scored five goals in Garnet Valley's 18-17 victory at Harriton.
April 9, 2014 |
The weather did not hinder Moorestown's Joey Klinger on Monday afternoon as the righthander shut out visiting Riverside, 4-0, in a nonleague baseball game. Klinger scattered four hits over seven innings. Justin Varga belted two hits and drove in two runs to pace the Quakers offensively. Olympic. A three-run fifth inning sparked host Cherokee to a 5-1 win over Lenape. Brian Marconi struck out five to earn the win and Troy Domenick knocked in two runs. Burlington. Brian Coniglio allowed six hits in a rain-shortened five-inning game as Westampton Tech won, 7-5, at Willingboro.
March 25, 2014 |
Long live the Queen The fellas love Aretha Franklin : Denzel Washington helped the Queen of Soul celebrate her 72d birthday in style, and Andre 3000 and Babyface are working on new music for the icon. Franklin held an exclusive wee party Saturday in New York in advance of her Tuesday birthday. Washington entered the Ritz-Carlton Hotel quietly, though the crowd got excited upon realizing that was the Oscar winner under the baseball cap. Franklin thanked the actor for attending, hours after she saw him on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun . Her longtime musical collaborator, Clive Davis , also attended.
February 17, 2014 |
The Wings lost to the Buffalo Bandits, 13-7, in Buffalo on Saturday, their third straight defeat. Ryan Ward and Kyle Buchanan each had four points for the Wings (3-6) Ward had four assists, and Buchanan had two goals and two assists. Mark Steenhuis had a hat trick for first-place Buffalo (6-2), and John Tavares had five assists.
January 21, 2014 |
IT'S NO RABBIT, but what two area police departments were able to pull out of a hat surely has one alleged criminal scratching his head. Thanks to DNA and a collaborative effort between Upper Darby and Philadelphia police, DNA on a hat left behind at the scene of a shooting almost four years ago has led to the arrest of Tyric Shaw, one of two alleged gunmen in the case. On Aug. 20, 2010, two men robbed two other men at gunpoint on Aberdeen Road near Guilford in Upper Darby. One victim was robbed of his cellphone, $7 in cash and a condom before he took off running, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said.
November 20, 2013 |
Carol Middough scored five goals to lead Shore Regional past fifth-seeded Ocean City, 5-0, on Monday night in a field hockey Tournament of Champions quarterfinal at Rider University. The star senior recorded a hat trick by the break and added two scores in the second half. Sarita Charap made eight stops for the Red Raiders. The No. 4 Blue Devils face top-seeded Eastern on Tuesday night. email@example.com
November 7, 2013 |
Ten minutes elapsed before Downingtown East's Linnea Faccenda scored her first goal. The senior finished a hat trick by the 23d minute on her way to five goals that sent the Cougars to a 5-1 win over Dover in a PIAA state Class AAA first-round girls' soccer game Tuesday night. Faccenda tallied four scores in the first half, and Downingtown East coach Craig Reed praised his star striker. "At the point she had her hat trick, she had only taken four shots," Reed said. "She has had an excellent season.
November 2, 2013 |
Madalyn Anagnou set up every one of Middle Township's goals in a 4-0 victory over Pinelands on Thursday afternoon in a South Jersey Group 2 field hockey quarterfinal. Sarah Bright and Jenna Herlihy were on the receiving end of Anagnou's four-assist day, notching a pair of goals each. Annie Mallet made six saves to earn the shutout for the second-seeded Panthers. Pinelands was the No. 6 seed. Middle Township will face No. 2 Woodstown in the semifinals next Thursday. Sarah Fisher struck twice for Woodstown in its quarterfinal, helping the Wolverines eliminate seventh-seeded Oakcrest, 5-1, at home.