May 15, 2015 |
Katarina Ostbye and Katie Pileggi scored four goals each Wednesday as host Haddonfield, the eighth seed, defeated No. 9 Cinnaminson, 12-8, in the first round of the South Jersey Group 1 girls' lacrosse playoffs. Gracie Grimes added three goals and Claudia Brong also scored. Camden Catholic 12, Collingswood 8 - Megan Kilpatrick tallied seven goals to help the sixth-seeded Irish beat the visiting 11th seed. Saige-Lyn Gidzinski had two goals. Bishop Eustace 19, Donavan Catholic 5 - Kristen Biche and Ally Criscuolo each scored five goals to lead the fourth-seeded Crusaders to a win over the No. 13 Griffins.
April 30, 2015 |
Jordan Wahrenberger slammed a two-run homer in the seventh inning to help Seneca roll past host Timber Creek, 11-5, in an Olympic Conference softball game Tuesday. Wahrenberger also scored three times and had two RBIs. Kendra Decker added four hits and two runs. In another Olympic Conference game, Dallas Urban and Hannah Merachnik each had two hits, and host Paul VI downed Lenape, 4-0. Alexa Toner tossed a four-hitter. Burlington County. Lauren Booth struck out six, and Hannah Kraszewski went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and scored a run to help visiting Maple Shade nip Delran, 6-5. Katie Schroeder went 3 for 4, scored once and had four RBIs, and Carli Shaw went 3 for 5 and scored twice to help host Bordentown stymie Pemberton, 16-1.
April 25, 2015 |
St. Joseph's University has been selected to offer the acclaimed Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) with Disabilities, a small-business education program founded in 2007 at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, the schools announced Thursday. At St. Joseph's, the program will be offered through the Erivan K. Haub School of Business. To date, nearly 1,000 veterans have graduated from EBV programs throughout the U.S., resulting in the creation of more than 200 veteran-owned businesses.
April 23, 2015 |
Rob Brown pitched his third straight complete game as Penncrest beat Conestoga, 6-2, Tuesday, to hand the hosts their first loss in the Central League. The senior lefthander, a Binghamton recruit, struck out six and walked one. Matt Briner started the scoring for the Lions with a two-out, two-run single in the second inning. Also in the Central, Scott McKenna pitched a shutout, striking out eight and walking none in host Haverford High's 1-0 win over Strath Haven. Tom Leonard had an RBI single.
April 1, 2015 |
NO ONE can accuse Comedy Central of making the safe, obvious choice. The network has tapped Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as host of the "The Daily Show," and if you have Noah idea who he is, you're not alone. Trevor, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, and is the son of a black South African mother and a white European father. Noah has an international presence and hosted a late-night talk show in South Africa, "Tonight With Trevor Noah.
March 20, 2015 |
The 76ers hosted the family of slain Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III for Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Pistons at the Wells Fargo Center. Shooting guard Jason Richardson gave Wilson's older son, Quahmier, a tour of the locker room and took him to meet coach Brett Brown in his office. The 10-year-old received one of Richardson's No. 23 jerseys and a pair of Nerlens Noel's Nike sneakers. One-year-old Robert Wilson IV and other family members watched the Sixers' pregame on-court workouts from the team's bench.
March 15, 2015 |
Bad news for these newscasters TV folks are flying like falls! Nancy Snyderman , NBC medical correspondent, said Thursday she's leaving. She made too much news in October, after she went to the Peasant Grill in Hopewell, N.J., and thus busted a voluntary Ebola-virus quarantine. As if NBC needed more tsuris . And Emmy-winning Univision guy Rodner Figueroa is also gone, three days after he said on El Gordo y La Flaca that first spouse Michelle Obama "looks like she's from the cast of Planet of the Apes.
March 7, 2015 |
Archbishop Wood's Chad Haegele, the 132-pound No. 2 seed from the Northeast Region, defeated Pennridge's Josh Stillings, the Southeast No. 2, 9-3, Thursday night in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA wrestling tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey. In other first-round action: 106. Pennridge's Matt Parker, the No. 1 seed in the Southeast Region, defeated Northwest No. 4, Kolby Ho (Dubois), 10-2. Council Rock North's Aiden Burke, the Southeast's No. 2, edged out South Central second-seed Dalton Rohrbaugh of Spring Grove, 2-1. Jakob Campbell, the third seed from Boyertown, clipped Southwest No. 4 Logan Macri (Canon-McMillan)
March 6, 2015 |
The 2018 BMW Championship, a playoff event on the PGA Tour, is on its way to Aronimink Golf Club after the club's membership voted unanimously Wednesday to approve hosting the tournament. While there are no dates set as yet for the tournament, it traditionally has been the penultimate event of the tour's FedEx Cup playoffs in mid-September. The top 70 players in the FedEx Cup standings compete in the tournament. The contestants who are in the top 30 of the standings at the conclusion of the event move on to the season-ending Tour Championship, which will pay the Cup champion $10 million this year.
March 3, 2015 |
Triumph Group , whose 14,000 workers make aircraft parts in 21 U.S. states, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, hosted a grateful Welsh leader at its Tredyffrin Township headquarters last week. Carwyn Jones, first minister of Wales, one of the four nations that form the United Kingdom (England is the biggest), made the journey Thursday. He said he did not feel too foreign. "The Welsh know about Pennsylvania," he said. Founder William Penn sold a chunk of Tredyffrin in the late 1600s to Welsh settlers, who named it (based on the Welsh for "valley town")