February 7, 2013 |
St. Joseph's Prep needs to lengthen the banners hanging in its gym after a record was broken and a milestone was reached in a 52-37 win at Archbishop Wood in Catholic League boys' basketball Wednesday. Senior wing Steve Vasturia, a Notre Dame recruit, scored 19 points and extended his career total to 1,577, breaking the school mark of 1,566 set in 2006 by former Villanova standout Reggie Redding. His classmate and future ACC rival, Wake Forest recruit Miles Overton, scored eight points and hauled in six rebounds from the point-guard position, cracking the 1,000-point barrier on a free throw in the third quarter for the 17-4 Hawks.
January 12, 2014 |
Dennis Tunstall's 14 points on Friday night helped visiting Medford Tech cruise past Cinnaminson, 59-47, in a Burlington County Patriot boys' basketball matchup. Shakwel Vincent added 13 points. CAPE-ATLANTIC AMERICAN Egg Harbor Township 40, Absegami 31: Robinson Normil scored eight of his 11 points in the fourth quarter, powering the host Eagles to the win. CAPE-ATLANTIC NATIONAL Oakcrest 54, Ocean City 53: Jordan Brooks converted a putback with 30 seconds left, and the visiting Falcons held on for the win. Ocean City had the last possession but was unable to get a shot off before the buzzer.
December 31, 2012 |
Elena Delle Donne scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Delaware women past Duquesne, 60-45, Sunday for the championship of the Blue Sky Classic at Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H. The all-American also grabbed 13 rebounds for the Blue Hens (8-3), who avenged a loss to Duquesne (11-2) in November, when Delle Donne was out with Lyme disease. Villanova 60, Dartmouth 37 - Laura Sweeney (Cherokee) scored 22 points to lead the Wildcats (10-2) past the host Big Green (1-11) in the Blue Sky consolation game.
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.
January 12, 2015 |
Yamalis Villegas scored 22 points as host Cherry Hill East defeated Northern Burlington, 55-41, on Saturday in a nonleague girls' basketball game. Villegas scored 14 points in the fourth quarter. The junior guard has scored in double digits in every game this season. This is the second time that she has scored more than 20 points this season. Aliyah Godwin contributed 18 points. In other nonleague action, Anahita Sabet-Paymen scored 15 points as visiting Moorestown defeated Pemberton, 44-41.
January 12, 2013 |
Kathleen Fitzpatrick's second-half surge Friday helped propel Notre Dame past visiting Germantown Academy, 49-44, in an Inter-Ac League girls' basketball game. The senior guard bound for St. Joseph's scored 14 of her game-high 20 points after the break as Notre Dame erased a one-point halftime deficit. Nikki Callahan sealed the win by hitting hit all four of her foul shots in the final 90 seconds. Olivia Gorman led GA with 15 points, 10 in the fourth quarter. Also in the Inter-Ac: Gianna Pownall scored 24 points, and Julia Schumacher added 14 as Springside Chestnut Hill downed visiting Penn Charter, 51-38.
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.
July 30, 2012 |
The Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius" — faster, higher, stronger — might inspire athletes training for the Games, but for a nation looking for Olympic glory, a more useful dictum might be "Maior, Ditiores, Communistarum": bigger, richer, communist. While upsets are always possible in any individual event, the factors that make a nation an Olympic powerhouse are pretty clear, and it's surprisingly easy to predict which countries will come out on top. Shortly before the 2000 Sydney Olympics, two economic papers appeared within days of each other looking at the determinants of gold-medal success.
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.