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.
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.
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 27, 2012
Chichester needed a three-run rally in the sixth inning to win the battle for first place in Del-Val League softball, handing visiting Interboro a 3-1 setback on Thursday. The Eagles scored all three runs with two outs, including Michelle Haggerty's game-tying RBI single and a two-run homer to right-center field by pitcher Meghan Wimmer. The homer was the fifth this season by Wimmer (12-1), who pitched a complete game and struck out six. Suburban One. Facing an 8-1 deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning, Central Bucks West came up with an eight-run rally and an improbable 9-8 win over visiting Souderton.
May 8, 2012
Alie Alkins scorched a run-scoring triple in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Sun Valley a 6-5 win over Downingtown East on Monday, clinching the Ches-Mont League American Division softball title. The Vanguards scored twice in the sixth to tie the game, and won their third extra-inning game this spring. Katie Maloney hit a triple, went 2 for 4, drove in a run, and scored twice, and Kait Dwyer finished 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI. Paige Giunta went 2 for 5 with a home run for the Cougars.
February 1, 2013 |
Senior forward Ken McNichols scored 18 points and hit the game-winning free throw Thursday night, helping Clearview rally past host Delsea, 55-54, in overtime in Tri-County Conference Royal Division boys' basketball. With 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter, junior forward Adam Herman made a putback to tie the game at 48. Herman finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds. The game was then tied at 54 with 20 seconds left in overtime before McNichols made 1 of 2 free throws to put Clearview ahead.
October 6, 2013
SOCCER INTER-AC LEAGUE Agnes Irwin 2, Episcopal Academy 1: Freshman Annie McConnon fired the game-winner off an assist from Hannah Keating with eight minutes to go. Autumn Wedderburn made nine saves in her season debut for host Agnes Irwin. Notre Dame 4, Baldwin 1: Sophomores Julia Dambly and Phoebe McClernon each provided a pair of goals for host Notre Dame. PIONEER ATHLETIC LEAGUE Methacton 1, Perkiomen Valley 0: Freshman Angela Ramsden headed in a cross from senior Kelly Glatthorn in the 62d minute to win it for the host Warriors.
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.
April 6, 2014 |
Camden Academy Charter took the lead without swinging the bat on Friday afternoon. Edwin Rosado made certain Bridgeton did not have the same luxury. Rosado struck out the game's final batter swinging with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to secure an 8-7 nonleague baseball victory for Camden Academy. One-half inning earlier, Luke Neco drew a bases-loaded walk to drive in the go-ahead run. Rosado struck out four in 32/3 innings of one-hit relief. Benny Reyes went 2 for 3 with a double, an RBI, and two runs for the Cougars.
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.