July 8, 2015 |
A "BEAST," that's what just about every player on the United States women's soccer team called Delran, N.J., native Carli Lloyd after a 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday in the final of the 2015 FIFA World Cup. Considering what "beast" means in the realm of competitive athletics, there was no better description for the way Lloyd, the United States captain, played during this ultimate game in women's soccer - well, maybe, "possessed. " I wonder whether people fully appreciate what Lloyd did in those magical 16 minutes that decided a world championship before many of the 53,000-plus fans in BC Place in Vancouver had comfortably settled in their seats.
June 11, 2015 |
CINCINNATI - A young family walked out of the elevator and onto the field level at Great American Ball Park late last night, about a half-hour after the game. A boy held a baseball in his hand. "Which one is that?" a stadium security guard asked in the hallway that leads to the Reds' home clubhouse. "The third one!" the boy said triumphantly, raising the souvenir with one hand and high-fiving the guard with the other. He was off to deliver the ball to the hero of the night.
May 29, 2015 |
Shawnee scored three straight goals late in the first half Wednesday to tie the score and seize the momentum in the South Jersey Group 4 title game in girls' lacrosse. It was a defining moment in Lenape's sensational season. The Indians responded like champions, getting a huge goal from sophomore Carlee Braverman just 18 seconds before intermission and controlling the second half en route to a 10-7 victory over their sister school and fiercest rival. "I'm so proud of the grit and determination we showed," Lenape coach Jill McCarthy said.
May 21, 2015 |
Joey Tiernan scored his second goal of the game in overtime to give eighth-seeded Eastern a 10-9 upset at top-seeded host Southern Regional in a South Jersey Group 4 lacrosse quarterfinal Tuesday. Eric Ellis led the Vikings with four goals. Mike Allen and Zach Jacobs each scored twice. Eric Sawyer had five assists. Lenape 14, Freehold Township 5 - Anthony Brunetti scored five goals, Connor Wolfe added four, and the second-seeded Indians rolled over No. 7 Freehold Township at home.
May 17, 2015
LACROSSE S.J. GROUP 4 FIRST ROUND Cherokee 13, Toms River North 6: Timmy Carroll netted five goals and dished out two assists to give the Chiefs the win at home. Jesse Streb had a hat trick. Jordan Krug scored twice and had two assists. S.J. GROUP 3 FIRST ROUND Shawnee 20, Steinert 1: Dave Smith had a hat trick and two assists in the home win. BASEBALL OLYMPIC CONFERENCE Camden Catholic 10, Timber Creek 0: Jay Crusemire struck out six in a five-inning one-hitter to lead the hosts.
May 14, 2015 |
With drama playing out on two fields Tuesday afternoon, the Inter-Ac baseball league title was decided. Malvern Prep rallied for five runs in the fifth inning to erase a two-run deficit and beat visiting Springside Chestnut Hill, 5-3. Coupled with Penn Charter's 4-3 win over Haverford School, that was enough to give the Friars an outright crown and their fifth straight championship. Chris Butera went 3 for 4 with an RBI. He also picked up the win, going six innings, striking out four and walking two. At Penn Charter, Harrison Timberlake went the distance, striking out five, and Mike Siani hit a two-run homer to right in the third.
May 9, 2015 |
Nicholas Argentieri's go-ahead double capped a two-out, six-run rally in the fifth inning as Archbishop Carroll surged past host Archbishop Wood, 8-6, Thursday afternoon in a Catholic League baseball game. Max Frederick also had a two-out RBI double in the fifth inning and finished 2 for 3 with two RBIs and a run scored. In other Catholic League action, Duke recruit Jimmy Herron went 3 for 3 with two RBIs as La Salle coasted past visiting Archbishop Ryan, 16-3. Father Judge's Dan Hammer hurled a five-inning no-hitter in a 10-0 win at Cardinal O'Hara.
May 8, 2015 |
Glassboro outslugged host Cumberland, 9-8, Wednesday afternoon in Tri-County Conference Diamond Division baseball. John Oberkehr went 2 for 3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored. Kenyonn Jones was 1 for 3 with a two-run homer. Olympic. Jeff Schick's two-run single and Hunter Mason's solo home run powered Cherokee past visiting Bishop Eustace, 5-1. Jake Campbell drove in two runs in Cherry Hill West's 6-1 road win over Timber Creek. Tri-County. Tyler Pagano went 2 for 5 and knocked in two runs in Kingsway's 3-2 win at Clearview.
May 2, 2015 |
It's not surprising that Brielle Morichetti was dealing Thursday. She's been doing it all season. The Burlington City senior stuck out 14, raising her season total to 107 in the Blue Devils' 1-0 victory over visiting Westampton Tech in a Burlington County League softball game. It was her fifth shutout in the team's first eight games. "Last season, she was overlooked by how young our team was. Her record didn't reflect how good she is," Burlington City coach Heather Whalin said.
April 26, 2015
LACROSSE NONLEAGUE St. Augustine 8, Lenape 7 (2 OT): John Fox scored his third goal to give the Hermits a win at home. Chase Young added two goals. Camden Catholic 8, Oakcrest 7: Adam Giordano had three goals and three assists in the home win. Tyler Levine recorded a hat trick and dished out two assists. OLYMPIC CONFERENCE Shawnee 9, Washington Township 5: Brad Scheffler had three goals for the visiting Renegades. Dave Smith and Steven Boyle each had two goals and three assists.