April 13, 2012 |
Rachel Krott deposited the game-winning goal 1 minute, 13 seconds into the third overtime period, allowing host West Deptford to outlast Cherry Hill East, 14-13, on Friday in Olympic Conference girls' lacrosse. Krott, Jess Hill, Emily Whalin, and Gabby Minnite each had a hat trick, and goalie Alyssa Sorrentino stopped 20 shots for the Eagles. Caitlin Delaney led all scorers with eight goals for Cherry Hill East. In other Olympic matches: Allison McCardell, Jackie Powling, and Kim Tumolo had three goals apiece for ninth-ranked Clearview, which received scoring from 10 players in a 19-4 rout of visiting Cherry Hill West.
September 10, 2011
Kiersten Daly located two free kicks with great accuracy as Lower Merion slipped past Ridley, 2-1, on Friday in a Central League girls' soccer match. The junior defender scored twice on free kicks, including the game winning goal from 20 yards out with 14 minutes, 21 seconds remaining in regulation. Danielle Baer turned away five Ridley shots to hold on for the win. Ridley's Annemarie Cericola was assisted in the first half by Hayley Kilian. Helen Ann Lawless made nine saves for the Green Raiders.
September 20, 2013 |
What Jessica Waite lacks in experience, her field hockey coach said, she makes up for in height. And that, Wissahickon coach Lucy Gil said, makes her quite intimidating. The 5-foot-9 freshman fired home a cross from Melanie Fry early in Wednesday's first half, and the Trojans held on to edge host Cheltenham, 1-0, in a Suburban One American game. "She doesn't look like a freshman," Gil said. Fry, a right wing, sent the pass from the right side to Waite on the left wing. Gill said Fry is the team's "wheels," as she uses her speed to beat defenders.
March 28, 2013 |
It was not one of those floaters, Michael DiLuzio said. Freshman Reva Alderman's three-run, game-winning homer was "a shot," the Garnet Valley coach said after Alderman lifted the host Jaguars over Central League foe Penncrest, 8-6, on Wednesday in her first varsity softball game. Alderman battled the wind to crush the fastball 225 feet to left field. The hit was her first of the day after a pair of deep flyouts. "She's so focused. She's the real deal," DiLuzio said. "She's got tremendous power, and she has a vision.
February 2, 2013 |
Dennis White hit a layup as time expired on Friday night and host Atlantic City turned away upset-minded St. Augustine Prep, 47-45, in the nightcap of the Battle by the Bay. Atlantic City, The Inquirer's No. 1 team in South Jersey, clinched the top spot in the South Jersey Group 4 playoffs with the win. St. Augustine, ranked No. 3 in South Jersey, led by four points after three quarters before Atlantic City controlled the lane and slowed the game's...
October 26, 2013 |
Middle Township's Tanner Kerr, one of South Jersey's best goalkeepers, showed his scoring knack Thursday afternoon as the Panthers raced past Lower Cape May, 5-0, to clinch their second straight Cape-Atlantic League National Conference boys' soccer title. Kerr notched his school-record 13th shutout of the season and scored on his own second-half punt, which bounced outside the opposing 18-yard line and over the head of the Tigers goalie. Zach Buchanan, Corey Daniels, Steven Hand, and Matt Waldron had goals in the first half as Middle scored four times in the first 11 minutes.
May 11, 2013 |
Before the season, Nazareth Academy's softball players told coach Bob Keating that they wanted a certain message on the back of their navy blue practice T-shirts. "Tradition never graduates," they said. Keating made it happen, in yellow print, to match the school colors. Thursday afternoon, the Pandas defined that message as they clinched their seventh straight Catholic Academies crown with an 11-1 win at Merion Mercy. Junior righthander Taylor Lichtenhahn battled a wet pitching circle to strike out four in five innings for the win. Brittany Colombo, a junior third baseman, had a homer and five RBIs.
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 22, 2012
Curtis Nealer's 3-2 decision over Dom LaFragola at heavyweight capped a string of five consecutive wins for Pitman and clinched a 48-27 victory at Holy Spirit on Friday in a nonleague wrestling match. The Panthers rallied from an 18-0 deficit with pins by Nathan Maurer (170 pounds) and Christian Ruggeri (220). Pennsauken excelled in the upper weights, getting pins from Zachary Trost (170 pounds), Aaron Swann (182), and Shaquille Boardley (285), to pull out a 43-32 home win over Burlington Township.