April 25, 2012 |
THE PHILLIES are among the teams that want to host an All-Star Game, but their target is further away than you might think. How about 2026? After hosting the game in 1976 to mark the country's bicentennial, the Phillies have targeted the sestercentennial, the 250th birthday of the United States. "We think the Year 2026 is a pretty special time for this city and our country," Phillies president David Montgomery told the Daily News on Wednesday. "We were fortunate enough to host the All-Star Game in 1976.
April 27, 2016 |
Nick O'Day hit a home run, had two RBIs, and scored two runs as Bishop Shanahan beat visiting Sun Valley, 9-4, in a Ches-Mont League matchup. Teammate David Angelo went 2 for 3 with two RBIs. In other Chest-Mont League baseball action: Andrew Snyder pitched six innings and struck out seven to earn the win as host West Chester Henderson defeated Unionville, 10-0. Hutch Gagnon struck out seven in four innings and host Downingtown East beat Octorara, 6-2. Ryan Guckin went 2 for 4 with two RBIs to help host Avon Grove to a 7-2 in over Oxford.
February 26, 2012
Three times after practice this week, North Penn girls' basketball coach Maggie deMarteleire sent her players the same text message. "Ball fake. Bounce pass. Step to the ball. " Playing with patience would be the key on Saturday afternoon against top-seeded Cheltenham. With a focused second half, No. 9 seed North Penn beat the host Panthers, 47-42, in the District 1 Class AAAA tournament quarterfinals. Cheltenham (23-2) has lost just twice this season, both to North Penn (20-5)
March 12, 2002
A headline on an editorial Thursday gave the incorrect year for the Democratic National Convention Philadelphia may try to host. The correct year is 2004.
June 23, 1998 |
Sugar Ray Leonard was in Philadelphia to host the 2d Inner City Golf Classic yesterday.
January 17, 2016
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Tri-County Conference Classic Salem 43, Pennsville 41: Sherris Moyer had 15 points and three three-pointers for the visiting Rams. Clayton 49, Wildwood 39: Mackenzie McCracken scored 18 points and her sister Maddie added 13 points for the host Clippers. Tri-County Conference Diamond Deptford, 46, Woodstown 37: Juliette Tobin had 13 points for the host Spartans. Delsea 68, Schalick 25: Wykira Johnson had 16 points and Glory Morton scored 14 for the host Cougars.
August 30, 1989 |
The camera fixes on a sign that says "Welcome to Paulsboro, home of Fort Billings. Site of first federal land purchase July 6, 1776. " The camera's eye then catches the view from the back window of a car entering Paulsboro, going over the black bridge across Mantua Creek and traveling down Broad Street. Next, you see an overhead view of the Paulsboro waterfront and finally the "Pride in Paulsboro" flag at the nearby Mobil refinery. That is the opening segment of "Eye on Paulsboro," a new program on Storer Cable's local television station, Channel 5, which transmits in Paulsboro and about 12 other communities in Gloucester County.
May 26, 2016 |
The Burlington City pitching combination of Nick Gares and Michael Scott put together a masterful performance Tuesday in the 11th-seeded Blue Devils' 3-0 upset of No. 6 host Riverside in the South Jersey Group 1 playoffs. Gares earned the win by allowing two hits to go with six strikeouts in five innings. Scott entered the game in the bottom of the sixth inning and struck out one batter in earning a two-inning save. The game took two days to complete after it was suspended by rain on Monday.
April 23, 2016 |
Billy Chillari and Dan Pavlik provided the power for host St. Augustine in its 5-3 nonleague victory over Egg Harbor Township on Thursday. Both players finished the game with home runs. While Chillari's solo shot came in the first inning, Pavlik's two-run homer tied the game in the bottom of the seventh inning. Jake Catalano earned the win on the mound for the home team. Colonial Conference. Jake Heinel went 3 for 3 with a double and two runs scored as host Collingswood defeated Overbrook, 5-4. Brandon Buckley pitched 61/3 innings, struck out seven batters and went 2 for 4 at the plate with two RBIs to help host Woodbury oust Paulsboro, 11-4.
January 11, 2013 |
A go-ahead dunk by Roxborough's Matthew Harris in overtime proved too much to overcome as the host Indians won, 68-62, over Audenried in a Public League Division C basketball game Thursday afternoon. The 6-foot-6 junior center finished with a double-double, scoring 17 points and collecting 15 rebounds. His dunk came with less than a minute remaining in overtime to give Roxborough a 64-62 lead. Tony Brown led the Indians with 22 points, and teammate Edward Davis added 10. Elsewhere in the division: Overbrook was led by 21 points from Kevin Wallace in a 62-59 win at Master Charter North.