March 3, 2014 |
Justin Martin had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and Xavier (20-9, 10-6 Big East) led most of the way for a 75-69 victory over No. 9 Creighton on Saturday in Cincinnati. Creighton (23-5, 13-3) couldn't catch up despite 27 points by Doug McDermott, who leads the nation in scoring. The Bluejays loss leaves Villanova (25-3, 13-2) alone in first place in the Big East. Virginia 75, Syracuse 66 - In Charlottesville, Va., Malcolm Brogdon scored eight of his 19 points during a decisive second-half run and the No. 12 Cavaliers (25-5, 16-1 ACC)
October 17, 2013 |
The start of the season for the Delran boys' soccer team wasn't exactly anything to write home about. But the way things are going lately, the ending could be a different story. Delran rallied for two second-half goals Tuesday to win at Rancocas Valley, 2-1, in a Burlington County Liberty game. Since opening play 1-3, a record that included a 2-1 loss to Rancocas Valley, the Bears have won eight of nine games. Their only setback came against powerhouse nonleague opponent St. Benedict's.
January 26, 2012 |
"IT'S ALMOST SURREAL to me that he is part of our stupid wing-eating contest," said Sportsradio 94 WIP's Angelo Cataldi about Japanese eating machine Takeru Kobayashi 's participation in Wing Bowl XX on Feb. 3 at Wells Fargo Center. Kobayashi, a longtime champion of the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, had been Cataldi's white whale. "For the last 10 years I've wanted Kobayashi in the event," Cataldi said yesterday. Cataldi saw Kobayashi inhale Twinkies on the " Wendy Williams Show" but does question his endurance.
January 13, 2013 |
Laura Sweeney, a Cherokee graduate, was the story of the game for the Villanova women's basketball team (13-2, 3-0 Big East) on Saturday, totaling 18 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals, 4 assists and 4 blocks en route to the Wildcats' 68-52 victory over host Pittsburgh (9-6, 0-2). Sweeney moved to 10th place on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,301 points. Holy Family 66, Georgian Court 28 - Erin Mann (Villa Maria) scored a game-high 20 as the Tigers (14-2, 8-1) remained undefeated at home with the CACC win over the Lions (4-11, 4-6)
January 23, 2013 |
Close games don't seem to faze the Lenape boys' basketball team. The Indians showed that again Tuesday, rallying to beat host Cherry Hill West, 51-45, in Olympic Conference American action. Lenape, ranked sixth by The Inquirer, has made a habit of pulling out the tight ones. The Indians are 8-0 in games decided by seven points or fewer. They have won their last three by a combined 11 points. Tuesday, they used a 16-8 run in the third quarter to turn an early deficit into a six-point lead.
February 1, 2013 |
Brittney Griner set the Big 12 women's career scoring record on Wednesday night, finishing with 40 points in top-ranked Baylor's 90-60 victory over Texas Tech in Lubbock. It was the fourth career 40-point performance for Griner, who also had 15 rebounds for her 51st career double-double. Griner passed Oklahoma State's Andrea Riley for the record while scoring the first four points of the game, giving her 2,837 for her career. Riley had 2,835 points from 2007 to 2010. Brooklyn Pope added 14 points for the Bears (19-1, 9-0)
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.
December 14, 2013 |
Thursday proved to be ripe for girls' basketball milestones, as Mount St. Joseph's Alex Louin, West Chester East's Nina Mazzarelli, Girard College's G'Mrice Davis, and Phil-Mont Christian's Jana Goodman scored their 1,000th career points. Louin had 13 points to become the 11th player in school history to reach 1,000. The host Magic cruised past Catholic Academies foe Nazareth Academy, 66-22. Mazzarelli scored all 18 of her points in the first half to help host West Chester East storm past Avon Grove, 59-23, in a Ches-Mont National game.
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.