March 17, 2016
HOLY FAMILY men's basketball coach R.C. Kehoe was named the Sam Cozen Coach of the Year at the Small College Hall of Fame Banquet Monday night. Kehoe's assistant coach, Ryan Haigh, who scored 1,679 points as a player at Holy Family, was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame. Bob Heller and James Wagner were also honored with John McAdams Service Awards.
March 10, 2007 |
Kelly Killion scored 22 points as Holy Family (29-2) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division II Northeast Regional with a 78-65 win over the College of Saint Rose (21-9) last night at Southern Connecticut State. The Tigers, seeded fifth, will face top-seeded Southern Connecticut at 7:30 tonight in the semifinals, a rematch of last season's semifinal that was won by SCSU, 58-41. Sophomore guard Melissa Brooks had 17 points for Holy Family, while senior center Megan Bauer had 12 points a game-high 15 rebounds.
March 13, 2012 |
The Holy Family women's basketball team lost a heartbreaker to top seed Bentley, 84-73, in the Division II East Regional championship game in Waltham, Mass., Monday night. The sixth-seeded Tigers led by as many as 12 points early in the game only to falter to a determined Falcons squad, which broke through in the second half. The Tigers closed the gap to two points late in the game and then went cold. Bentley (30-3) took a 76-71 lead with two minutes to play and controlled the action the rest of the way. Holy Family, trying to play catch-up, got caught in a cycle of missed shots and forced fouls.
September 22, 1988 |
Some members of the East Torresdale Civic Association Monday night criticized the group's recent settlement of a lawsuit against Holy Family College. Among other things, the college made a $3,000 contribution to the civic group as part of the settlement, attorney Richelle Hittinger told members at their monthly meeting. The association had filed the lawsuit in July, seeking closure of a Frankford Avenue driveway to a parking lot at Frankford and Stevenson Lane that was expanded in December during construction of a new college building.
November 21, 2008 |
Thoughts of another long, unbeaten regular-season streak for Holy Family were quickly extinguished in the Tigers' first game last weekend, when the Division II powerhouse fell to host New Haven, 69-68, on a shot in the last 18 seconds in Connecticut. "We're not as good as we were last year, but we'll try to work each game to get back where we were," coach Mike McLaughlin said. Holy Family went 32-1, losing in the title game of the Division II regional tournament. Although Kelly Killion graduated, McLaughlin said the Tigers will rely on sophomore forward Catherine Carr, the reigning rookie of the year in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
January 30, 1990 |
Holy Family men's basketball players Mike Glitz and Jim Schultice recently received honors for their outstanding play. Glitz, a 6-foot, 6-inch junior center from Lincoln High School, was named Player of the Week from the NAIA District 19 for the period ending Jan. 12. He averaged 16.3 points and 13.3 rebounds a game in three contests that week. Glitz leads the Tigers, who won 10 of their first 15 games, in scoring with 18.1 points a game and in rebounding with 17.2 a game. Schultice, a 6-5 sophomore forward from North Catholic, was honored with the Sam Cozen Award as Small-College Player of the Month for January by Delaware Valley area coaches.
April 14, 2016 |
Randy Bell says he has been dreaming of playing college basketball for his whole life. Bell, a senior at Timber Creek, will get the chance to make his dream come true after committing to attend Holy Family on a basketball scholarship on Monday. "It's very exciting," Bell said. "I've been dreaming of this my whole life, hoping to play Division I, Division II or Division III. I just wanted to play college basketball. " Holy Family, which is located in Northeast Philadelphia, is an NCAA Division II program that competes in the South Division of the Central Athletic Collegiate Conference along with teams such as Philadelphia University, the University of the Sciences and Chestnut Hill.
May 13, 1999 |
If Holy Family is to realize its dream of playing in the NAIA Softball World Series, it will have to take the long road. The Tigers, who split a pair of games yesterday in the Northeast Atlantic Regional, are faced with the daunting prospect of winning three games today to reach the next level. Holy Family, the tournament's host and No. 2 seed, opened the four-team, double-elimination competitionwith a crisp 2-0 victory over No. 3 Georgian Court of Lakewood, N.J. The Tigers then dropped a 6-5 decision to top-seeded St. Joseph's of Standish, Maine, in the second round.
March 13, 1990 |
Holy Family ran into the same brick wall. The Lady Tigers dropped a 74-61 decision in the NAIA Bi-District XII title game last Tuesday night to Wingate College, the same team that ended Holy Family's season the previous two years. Wingate (27-5) advanced to the NAIA National Championship Tournament Friday through next Tuesday in Jackson, Tenn., while Holy Family ended its season at 30-3. Holy Family coach Mike Soroka promised a different look from the last time his Lady Tigers appeared at Wingate's Cuddy Arena, a 95-41 loss in 1988.
May 14, 1999 |
A difficult one-run loss knocked Holy Family from the winner's bracket of the NAIA Northeast Atlantic Regional softball tournament on Wednesday. Another one ended the best season in Tigers history yesterday. Georgian Court rallied from a 2-0 first-inning deficit with a single run in the second inning and two more runs in the third to nip Holy Family, 3-2, in the four-team double-elimination tournament on the Tigers' home field. Holy Family, which had fallen into the losers' bracket after a 6-5 loss to St. Joseph's of Standish, Maine, one day earlier, finished the season at 36-9.