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.
March 26, 2014 |
Despite a late scare, Swenson held off visiting Kensington, 3-2, in a nonleague softball game on Monday afternoon. Alexis Collopy pitched a complete game and struck out 17. She had a shutout until the final inning when Kensington scored two runs. Collopy stood out offensively as well, going three for three and knocking in a run. She accounted for half of the Lions six hits. In other nonleague action: Kelsey Caldwell powered host Calvary Christian to a 16-0 win over West-Mont Christian.
April 7, 2014 |
Egg Harbor Township pitcher Jordan Wisser entered the baseball game in a big spot. With his team up by three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, Wisser inherited a two-out, bases-loaded situation against host Cherokee on Saturday. After allowing a two-run single and a walk, Wisser forced a groundout to get the save and give Egg Harbor a 3-2 nonleague win. Teammate Todd Henry knocked in two runs on a two-out triple in the fifth inning, and that proved to be the difference.
September 29, 2013
BOYS SOCCER CATHOLIC LEAGUE Archbishop Wood 1, Bishop McDevitt 0: Jake McMonagle headed in a second-half corner kick to win it for the visiting Vikings. Father Judge 3, St. Joseph's Prep 0: Danny Sulpizio made four saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the host Crusaders cruised in a battle of league unbeatens. FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE Friends' Central 3, Academy of New Church 0: Nick Harris had two goals to help hand host ANC its first loss of the season. Shipley 3, Moorestown Friends 0: Ben Tirjan made four saves to record his fourth shutout in as many games for the visiting Gators.
April 7, 2011 |
Down to its final out, visiting Swenson squeezed six runs out of its offense in a 6-3 Public League baseball win at Lincoln on Wednesday. The Lions were down, 3-0, and one out away from being blanked before Jeff Durkin's two-run triple and Zach Finch's two-run double keyed the rally. Durkin pitched all seven innings for Swenson. In other league games: Freire Charter took a 9-1 lead into the final inning and held on for a 9-6 win at Martin Luther King. The Dragons' Shaun Devlin was the day's primary offensive and defensive star, pitching all seven innings, striking out 17, and going 2 for 3 with three runs scored and four stolen bases.
April 10, 2014 |
Matt Sweeney's overtime goal Tuesday helped Washington pull off a rare feat in Public League boys' lacrosse: beating Northeast. Sweeney's winner gave visiting Washington an 8-7 victory and handed Northeast its first league loss in more than two full seasons. Washington hadn't beaten Northeast since 2011. Phelan Sweeney led Washington with four goals. Inter-Ac. Forry Smith scored two goals and assisted on two others as the Haverford School rolled past visiting Penn Charter, 19-3.
October 5, 2013 |
Jennifer Harchut scored once in the first half before adding two goals in the second half as Upper Dublin rallied past host Norristown, 4-2, Thursday in a Suburban One American field hockey game. Alycia Hildebrand assisted on one of Harchut's goals and also scored once in the first half. Also in the Suburban One, junior Allison Spinelli scored once and assisted on a goal as Plymouth Whitemarsh blanked host Cheltenham, 4-0. Tori Byrne posted the four-save shutout. Central. Dana Davis scored twice and Garnet Valley nipped host Marple Newtown, 2-1. Lane Adams scored on two strokes as Conestoga dropped host Haverford High, 5-2. Ches-Mont.
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.
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.