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.
November 28, 2012 |
JOHN BOLARIS ' Twitter posts are often amusing, but on Sunday night, they took a different turn. Bolaris' fiancée , Erica Smitheman , spent a few hours posting on his account (@JohnBolaris), teasing that she would post naked pictures of herself and also taking the opportunity to curse at a few people who had insulted Bolaris. The bizarre tweets inspired many to believe that Bolaris had been hacked. We texted Smitheman, to whom Bolaris recently proposed live on Howard Stern 's SiriusXM radio show, to confirm she was tweeting and that Bolaris had not been hacked.
February 24, 2012
Kyle Johnston scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead layup with 3 seconds left, to give Pennsauken a 61-59 win at Haddonfield on Thursday in nonleague boys' basketball. Manny Cortez (12 points) and Julian Diaz (10) also reached double figures for the Indians, who carried a 41-32 lead into the final period. Mike Lacatena had 8 of his 18 points in Haddonfield's 27-20 fourth-quarter rally. In other nonleague action: Senior captain Dave Summerton drained three three-point shots in scoring a season-high 16, guiding host Clearview past Glassboro, 65-59.
February 18, 2012
Sophomore Awwall Reid scored a career-high 16 points to go with 10 rebounds, four blocked shots, and two steals, and host Westampton Tech dominated from the start in burying Bergen Tech, 68-37, Friday in a New Jersey Vocational Tournament boys' basketball semifinal. Marquel Davis and Shaun Russell had 13 points apiece, including 13 in a game-opening 18-6 run. Cape-Atlantic. Sixth-seeded Middle Township used a balanced attack, topped by LaMarr Greer's 11 points, to upend No. 3 seed Wildwood Catholic, 44-41, in a playoff quarterfinal.
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.
October 19, 2011
In Tuesday's showdown for first place in Burlington County League Freedom Division field hockey, Maple Shade seized control early and handed host Florence its first division loss, 5-1. April Fisher led the way with two goals and one assist, Caitlin Szymczak scored twice, and netminder Jamie Bennett turned aside 14 shots for the Wildcats (8-0-1 division). Despite outshooting Maple Shade, 15-8, Nicole Myslinski had the lone goal for the Flashes (8-1). In another Burlco match, Bordentown scored early and often in pounding host Palmyra, 7-0. Gabrielle Evans led six Scotties in the scoring column with two goals.
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.
October 5, 2014
SOCCER COLONIAL PATRIOT Haddon Heights 3, Woodbury 2: Erin Peters knocked in the game-winner for the host Garnets. Natalie Johnson and Alex Pease added the other goals. Rebecca Rossett scored twice for the Thundering Herd. Gateway 5, Paulsboro 0: Perri Stavoli had a goal and an assist for the host Gators. Mackenzie Dubbs needed just two saves to earn the shutout. COLONIAL LIBERTY Sterling 1, Haddonfield 0: Sabrina Shinkowitz scored for the host Silver Knights, who edged the Bulldogs.