February 10, 1991 |
Lower Cape May High School has voluntarily withdrawn from the NJSIAA boys' basketball tournament, it was confirmed yesterday by Richard Strauss, the school district superintendent. The Tigers had qualified for the Group 2 tournament by scoring an 81-77 win over Southern Prep of Egg Harbor in a hastily arranged game on Tuesday. The win gave Lower Cape May an 8-8 record at Tuesday's cutoff date. Teams with a .500-or-better record qualify for the tourney. Lower Cape May officials said they added the game to the team's schedule on Monday in an attempt to give the Tigers a chance to qualify for the tournament.
May 9, 1992 |
The powerful Ocean City girls won every event yesterday while easily winning their 10th straight Cape May County track championship at Carey Field. But the Ocean City boys had a tougher time winning the county title for the 14th time in the last 16 years. The Middle Township boys led the Raiders, 85-81, with four events left. But Ocean City then finished first, second and third in three running events and won the 1,600 relay in a meet-record time for a 151-97 victory. Dave Bouchard paced a 1-2-3 Red Raiders finish in the 800, winning in 2 minutes, 6 seconds.
April 19, 2012
Woodbury's Matt Atkinson rapped a one-out single to right field in the seventh inning, breaking up a no-hit bid by Overbrook's Zack Cooper, but Cooper finished the host Rams' 8-0, one-hit win Wednesday. Cooper struck out seven and walked three in the Colonial Conference matchup to boost his record to 3-0. Josh McCouch drove in three runs with a single and a double. Also in the Colonial, Audubon's Andrew Schorr pitched a five-inning no-hitter with a dozen strikeouts, stopping visiting Collingswood, 12-0.
February 16, 2013 |
Kennedy Johnson scored half of her game-high 22 points in Friday night's fourth quarter to seal Sacred Heart's 51-48 win at Middle Township in the Cape-Atlantic League girls' basketball quarterfinals. Sacred Heart entered the tournament as the fifth-seeded team, and Middle Township was seeded at the four spot. The Lions built up a 10-point halftime lead and were able to weather Middle Township's second-half rally. Olivia Schwartz scored 11 of her 20 points in the third quarter to help Middle Township cut its deficit to three points.
February 15, 2012 |
The Cape-Atlantic League has realigned for football, creating a heavyweight division with its nine strongest programs over the last two seasons. The other division has the league's nine weakest programs, at least based on power points over the last two seasons. "You're never going to cook chicken soup that all 18 schools are going to like," said Mainland athletic director Mike Gatley, the league's president. The new American Division has the nine teams that earned the most playoff power points in 2010 and 2011: Holy Spirit, Hammonton, St. Joseph, Millville, Atlantic City, Egg Harbor Township, Oakcrest, Absegami, and Mainland.
September 14, 2012
CAPE-ATLANTIC AMERICAN Atlantic City at Egg Harbor Township, 7 Oakcrest at Hammonton, 7 Millville at Mainland, 7 CAPE-ATLANTIC NATIONAL St. Augustine at Lower Cape May, 7 Buena at Ocean City, 7 Pleasantville at Vineland, 7 NONLEAGUE Wildwood at Riverside, 6 Middle Township at Absegami, 7 Gloucester Catholic at Bishop Eustace, 7 Palmyra at Bordentown, 7 Robbinsville at Burlington City, 7 Holy Cross...
February 11, 2013
BOYS' BASKETBALL Team Record Last week's rankings in parentheses. 1. Atlantic City (1) 18-1 The Vikings are 40-3 since a loss to St. Augustine Prep on Jan. 13, 2012. 2. Paulsboro (2) 20-1 The Red Raiders are 50-0 against South Jersey opponents over the last two seasons. 3. Shawnee (6) 17-2 The Renegades have won 10 in a row. 4. St. Augustine Prep (3) 17-3 Veteran coach Paul Rodio likely will become South Jersey's all-time leader with his 776th victory on Monday against Lower Cape May. 5. Lenape (4)
June 1, 2012
Maple Shade's softball team clinched its fourth straight Burlington County League Freedom Division championship Thursday, with Brittany Granahan starring in a 5-1 win at Riverside. Granahan struck out six and scattered four hits and a walk in going the distance. The junior also batted 2 for 2, stole two bases, and drove in two runs. The Wildcats will try to complete a 14-0 run in division play when they visit Burlington City on Friday. Cape-Atlantic. Raelynn Genovese and Morgan Neilson combined for four hits and four runs to help host Hammonton top rival St. Joseph, 7-6. A bases-loaded double by Katie Boudreaux ignited a seven-run sixth inning that lifted host Mainland over Cedar Creek, 7-5. Baseball Doug Schwartz roped a run-scoring double in the first inning and pitched an economical two-hit shutout, striking out two and walking one, in Middle Township's 3-0 win over visiting St. Joseph in the Cape-Atlantic League.