November 2, 1992 |
Episcopal Academy's offense, or what there was of it Friday, was trying to get downfield for a touchdown. No matter. It was so dark by that time of the late afternoon that it was hard to see the football anyhow. And the Churchmen's first loss of the season, a 23-10 defeat at the hands of Penn Charter, was already assured. "They punished us; they deserved to win," said Episcopal quarterback Mike Abate, who completed only 4 of 12 passes and was constanly running away from Penn Charter pressure.
April 24, 1986 |
Whether a two-story building at 8900 Hawthorne Lane can be used as a classroom - a question that created a stir four years ago - is once again at issue in a Springfield Township zoning dispute. The building is at the rear of the property near two swimming pools on a lot owned by Michael Singer of Lower Merion. A larger building on the lot is used as a day-care center, and Singer's tenant, La Petit Enfant Day Care, wants to use the disputed building for a classroom. But the township and neighboring residents say it should be used only as a locker room.
August 28, 1986 |
A Springfield Township day-care center this week lost another round in its bid to convert a two-story locker-room building on its property into a classroom. Officials of La Petit Enfant Day Care, which operates out of a classroom building on the 8900 block of Hawthorne Lane, have sought to expand their operation into the locker-room building. The Springfield Zoning Hearing Board voted unanimously at its Monday night meeting to reject the day care center's application. The board did not discuss the application and turned down the application by a voice vote.
August 30, 1997 |
A 28-year-old graduate student has told police she has no memory of being attacked in a basement locker room at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School on Thursday morning. According to Lt. Kenneth Coluzzi of the Police Department's sex crimes unit, the woman said the last thing she remembers is punching in the electronic code to unlock the door to the locker room. She said her next recollection is of returning to consciousness on the floor of the locker room at 38th and Spruce streets and finding police standing over her, Coluzzi reported.
March 1, 1995 |
The third time was the charm for Marple Newtown, and defense was its key in a 75-61 PIAA Class AAAA playoff victory over Ridley last night at Strath Haven. The Tigers, beaten twice by the Green Raiders during the regular season, turned up the defensive heat in the second half to earn a berth in the state boys' basketball playoffs for the first time in school history. "We came into the locker room at halftime and said we had to leave everything on the floor," senior forward Frank Zanin said.
March 28, 1991 |
While Bally's Holiday Fitness Center members have been working out, some of their money, credit cards and other personal belongings have been walking out. Between March 4 and 18, there were nine reported incidents of thefts, totaling more than $1,600 in cash plus additional losses from purchases made with stolen credit cards, from the men's locker room in the health club at 151 Old York Rd. in Willow Grove, Upper Moreland police said. As many as 30 thefts or attempted thefts, some from lockers and others from cars in the parking lot of the club, have been reported since October, police said.
August 9, 2001 |
Two former Eagles cheerleaders have filed a federal lawsuit against 23 National Football League teams and many of their players, contending that over several years the players sneaked peeks at them through peepholes between the visiting-team locker room and the cheerleaders' locker room at Veterans Stadium. The suit, which does not include the Eagles as defendants, alleges that being able to look into the cheerleaders' locker room "was considered one of the 'perks' of being a visiting team of the Eagles.
January 14, 2012 |
The Rochester Knighthawks romped past the Wings 22-12 in the season opener at the Wells Fargo Center in what Wings coach Johnny Mouradian called a "slug fest" when fist fights burst out with seconds left in the fourth quarter. Wings defenseman Tom Hajek and Knighthawks defenseman Tyler Burton were ejected after exchanging punches with about 25 seconds left in the game. The game resumed but stopped about 10 seconds later as each of the 12 players on the field erupted in fights with opposing players.
September 3, 2008
From: Gonzalez, John To: Ford, Bob; Sheridan, Phil Subject: DeSean and DeShameless Have either of you ever hugged an athlete? Because I watched Howard Eskin and DeSean Jackson embrace after practice, and my retina still burns. You know that sign in the locker room that says "No autographs, please"? I'd like to add an amendment: "No touching. Stand back. Leave room for the Holy Ghost. " If you reference the Holy Ghost, you're not going to come off as the young guy. . . . OK, DeSean and DeShameless: It's a rookie hazing ritual.
July 18, 1999 |
You can't help but wonder about an offhand comment made by Samantha Stevenson two decades ago. She was a sportswriter trying to gain access to the Phillies locker room in 1978, in the days when women were knocking on the door of equality. They wanted access to the athletes whom only male reporters had covered for generations. What was the team's objection? "I think [then-owner] Ruly Carpenter is fighting me so hard because he thinks I'll seduce his superstars, and find out what's really going on with that team and then write the whole damn thing in some national magazine," Stevenson told The Inquirer in October 1978.