September 16, 2014 |
Junior Sarah Yerk (Pennridge) broke a scoreless tie with 3 minutes, 23 seconds remaining to give St. Joseph's (3-3) a 1-0 field hockey win Sunday over visiting Rider at Ellen Ryan Field. Amelia Deibler earned her first career shutout in the win. Deibler and the defense held the Broncs (2-4) without a shot over the final five minutes of the game. Liberty 3, Penn 2 - The host Quakers (2-2) held a 2-1 advantage at halftime, on goals by Elizabeth Hitti and Alexa Hoover (Methacton), but fell to the Flames (2-4)
September 14, 2014 |
With four goals in the first 11 minutes of the field hockey game, host Temple bested Delaware, 5-1. Five different players scored for Temple (4-1). Penn 4, Fairfield 2 - The host Quakers move to 2-1 on the season after defeating the Stags. Emily Corcoran (Merion Mercy) and Alexa Hoover (Methacton) each scored two goals. Fairfield's Ann Burgoyne (Mount St. Joseph) scored twice for the Stags. Women's soccer Villanova 3, James Madison 0 - The host Wildcats improved to 2-3-1 with a shut out of the Dukes (4-2-1)
September 11, 2014 |
The Temple field hockey squad (3-1) was ranked No. 16 in the nation in the Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I coaches poll. The Owls were unranked in the preseason poll, but were rated for the final nine weeks of the 2013 season. Moving up two spots The Temple women's soccer team, previously ranked No. 8, moved to No. 6 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Northeast Regional poll. The Owls are 5-0. Cabrini scored first on a goal by Kerry Anne Farrell (Archbishop Prendergast)
September 10, 2014 |
Jane Donio-Enscoe made her mother proud Monday. Needing three goals to break Hammonton field hockey's career goals record, Donio-Enscoe scored three times and dished out three assists as the host Blue Devils beat Williamstown, 9-1, in a Tri-County Royal matchup. The hat trick gives Donio-Enscoe, a senior forward who has committed to Princeton, 72 goals on her career. The record of 69 was held by Meredith Howell, who took the record from Donio-Enscoe's mother, Ann Donio, in 2000.
September 7, 2014 |
Alexa Hoover (Methacton) and Emily Corcoran (Merion Mercy) both had hat tricks as the Penn women's field hockey team routed Lehigh, 9-1, Friday day afternoon at Ellen Vagelos Field. Temple 6, Rutgers 1 - With three goals in the first 12 minutes, the Owls (3-0) routed the host Scarlet Knights. Columbia 3, La Salle 1 - Abbey Lawrence scored, with an assist from Devin Muracco (Washington Township), but the Explorers fell short agains the host Lions. Volleyball Temple 3, Charlotte 1 - Caroline Grattan's double-double of 16 kills and 13 digs led the Owls (4-0)
September 5, 2014 |
A Quakertown field hockey player withdrew his federal lawsuit Wednesday and decided no longer to challenge a school ruling that bans male players, his lawyer said. Joshua Schwarz and his mother, Steffany, filed a lawsuit in Bucks County last week against the PIAA, the Quakertown School District, and the Quakertown School District Board of Directors. The case was moved to federal court Tuesday at the PIAA's request. On Tuesday evening, Quakertown coach Peach Draper and assistants Melinda Lepko and Jim Maiorino told the team after practice that they were resigning immediately.
August 29, 2014 |
Thomas Poole, 55, of Moorestown, sports fields manager for Moorestown Township for 27 years and a former assistant chief of its volunteer fire department, died of pneumonia Sunday, Aug. 24, at Virtua Voorhees hospital. Mr. Poole grew up in Cherry Hill and graduated in 1977 from Cherry Hill High School East. Though the school did not have a hockey team, Mr. Poole "was an ice hockey player for years and years," his wife, Patricia, said. "He really enjoyed that" - even though in later years, she said, "it was old guys getting together at 4 o'clock in the morning," the only hour when a hockey rink would have time available.
August 8, 2014 |
Marian Brandt Hagan, 82 of Deptford, who was named to the hall of fame at Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School in 1995, died of congestive heart failure on Sunday, Aug. 3, at the Sicklerville home of her daughter, Marian Malinowski. Born in Gloucester City, Mrs. Hagan graduated in 1951 from Gloucester High, where she was a starting defensive left wing on the field hockey team for her final three years. "It's one of the harder positions because all the hockey sticks were right-handed," son Robert J. Jr. said.
August 2, 2014 |
Eliza Pentz picked up her first field hockey stick about the time that most children are learning to count by twos. The Radnor teenager was 6, and her mother had played the game before her. But not all potential youth athletes have field hockey in their DNA, so the sport's governing body is taking its own steps toward early recruitment. USA Field Hockey has started a national summer-camp program aimed at growing a sport that is played in the United States mostly by females - and that competes with overseas programs that train athletes who start swinging sticks at age 3. The organization hosted the inaugural sessions of the four-day camps at five sites on the East Coast this week, including Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School in Montgomery County.
July 6, 2014 |
David J. Baldwin, 50, of Northeast Philadelphia, former director of local advertising at The Inquirer, died Thursday, July 3, of colon cancer. "Everyone he met was a friend," said his wife, Joanne. "He would do anything for anybody. " Mr. Baldwin was passionate about his children and hockey. "My whole house is hockey, hockey, hockey," said Joanne Baldwin, whose family could always be found at a Flyers game. Mr. Baldwin didn't just attend games. He coached hockey at Archbishop Ryan High School in Philadelphia and served on the board of directors at the Parkwood Youth Organization, where he also coached soccer.