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.
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.
January 28, 2012
With a 15-foot jumper in Friday afternoon's second half, Marquise Richards became the second player in Paul Robeson school history to reach 1,000 career points as the Huskies turned away visiting nonleague foe Hope Charter, 68-62. The senior guard finished with a game-high 23 points and is Robeson's all-time scoring leader with 1,002. Richard Lemon chipped in with 10 rebounds and a pair of blocks. In other nonleague action, Bernard Benjamin and Devon Jackson were called up from junior varsity and made an impact as host West Philadelphia downed World Communications, 63-56.
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.
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.
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.
August 30, 1989 |
The camera fixes on a sign that says "Welcome to Paulsboro, home of Fort Billings. Site of first federal land purchase July 6, 1776. " The camera's eye then catches the view from the back window of a car entering Paulsboro, going over the black bridge across Mantua Creek and traveling down Broad Street. Next, you see an overhead view of the Paulsboro waterfront and finally the "Pride in Paulsboro" flag at the nearby Mobil refinery. That is the opening segment of "Eye on Paulsboro," a new program on Storer Cable's local television station, Channel 5, which transmits in Paulsboro and about 12 other communities in Gloucester County.
February 10, 2012 |
Germantown Academy pulled away in the fourth quarter on Friday afternoon and clinched its 14th straight Inter-Ac League basketball title with a 58-43 win at Episcopal Academy. Fran Sweeney scored all nine of her points in the fourth quarter and Jaryn Garner scored eight. Kiernan McCloskey poured in a game-high 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. Also in the Inter-Ac, Megan McGurk dished out five assists and navigated host Notre Dame past Agnes Irwin, 54-19. McGurk scored seven of her game-high 15 points in the first quarter as the Irish took a 15-4 lead.
May 22, 2012 |
Brielle Morichetti pitched her fourth no-hitter of the season and Ariel Schuck batted 3 for 3, including a pair of triples, with four RBIs and four runs scored as host Burlington City buried Palmyra, 15-0, on Monday in Burlington County League softball. Cape-Atlantic. Kelly Lupton (9 strikeouts) carried a shutout into the seventh inning, and Dana Cafone singled twice, stole a base and drove in a run to help Absegami edge host Millville, 3-1. Olympic. Lindsey Manera belted the go-ahead home run, allowing host Lenape to hold off Paul VI, 7-6.