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, 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.
January 30, 2013 |
Jessica Gerber's impressive third quarter provided the difference for Council Rock North on Tuesday night as the host Golden Hawks knocked off Pennsbury, 54-45, in a Suburban One National girls' basketball game. The sophomore guard sank four of her six three-pointers in the third as she poured in 14 of her career-high 26 points. Gerber's output increased North's one-point halftime lead to a 15-point advantage. Gerber also added three rebounds and five assists. Madison Attanasio chipped in with 12 points.
January 26, 2014
BASKETBALL CENTRAL LEAGUE Marple Newtown 45, Radnor 43: The host Tigers rallied from down 10 points in the fourth quarter to win. Julia Lynch made a 14-foot jumper from the right elbow - her only basket - with less than a second left to complete the comeback. Carly Hamilton scored nine of her 15 in the fourth, including two free throws to tie it with 58 seconds left. She also picked up 10 rebounds. Rylee Power added 13 points. Radnor's Lauren Pacifico sank five three-pointers in the first quarter en route to 20 points.
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 18, 2012
Rodney Williams' buzzer-beating three-pointer from the top of the key in double overtime capped the best performance of his career, and made host Cherry Hill West an 82-81 winner over Pennsauken on Tuesday in a wild Olympic Conference boys' basketball game. Williams, who made the tying layup at the end of the first overtime, established a career high with 39 points. The 5-foot, 11-inch sophomore point guard also was credited with 10 rebounds, six assists, and four steals. Marquis Goodman added 16 points and Will Plenty chipped in seven assists and three steals for the Lions, who earned their first Patriot Division win of the season.
December 15, 2012 |
Jamiel Hines stepped up in the clutch as Philadelphia Academy Charter won, 54-52, in overtime over host Lincoln in a Public League boys' basketball game Friday afternoon. With PAC trailing by two, Hines cut through the lane and sank a layup with less than 10 seconds remaining to even the score and send the game to overtime. The extra frame saw Hines and Muhammad Laws lead PAC with three points apiece as they outscored Lincoln, 8-0. Laws scored six of his team- high 15 points in the third quarter and PAC improved to 3-1. Elsewhere in the Public League, Dale Ellis Jr. hit six three-pointers en route to a game-high 28 points to lead Lamberton to a 68-56 win over visiting Roxborough.
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.