January 27, 2013 |
Alberto Munoz scored his 1,000th career point as host Holy Family (11-8, 7-3 CACC) pinned a 69-64 defeat on visiting Bloomfield (10-9, 8-3) Saturday in Northeast Philadelphia. Munoz finished with 14 points. Ervin Ezell (Deptford) had 13 points. Elsewhere: Nelson Torres (Cherokee) hit a jumper with 2.6 seconds left to give host Immaculata (10-8, 9-2 CSAC) a 57-56 win over Baptist Bible (4-15, 2-10). . . . Rashaad Slappy (M.L. King) had 20 points to lead visiting Cheyney (8-9, 6-7 PSAC)
December 9, 2012 |
Despite playing without leading scorer Laura Sweeney (Cherokee) for most of the game, the Villanova women's basketball team managed to earn a 55-51 win at St. Joseph's on Saturday afternoon. The sixth straight victory improves the Wildcats to 7-1 overall and 2-0 in Big Five play, while the Hawks fall to 5-3 overall and 0-1 in City Series action. Sweeney suffered an eye injury diving for a ball at the 17-minute, 14-second mark of the first half and did not return to the game. Elsewhere: Erin Mann (Villa Maria)
June 28, 2011 |
A tractor-trailer and a recreational vechicle collided this afternoon on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mansfield Township, resulting in a fire that snarled traffic. The accident occured around 4 p.m. in the northbound lanes between Exit 5 and Exit 6, said State Police Sgt. Brian Polite. One person was injured and may have a broken arm, according to authorities. After one of the vehicles caught fire, all northbound traffic was halted for a time while crews worked to extinguish the blaze.
February 27, 2011 |
Nolan Mansfield will never forget his first college pitching performance, one four years in the making. A 2007 graduate of Eastern, Mansfield fared much better than his University of Kansas team during an 8-2 loss at TCU on Feb. 18. A righthander, Mansfield threw four shutout innings in relief against a TCU team ranked No. 1 in the nation in two polls. He entered the game with the Jayhawks trailing by 8-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning and allowed just two hits and one walk before a crowd of 6,099 along with more than 20 major-league scouts.
July 29, 2010 |
Two Little League teams from Pennsylvania and four from New Jersey will continue their bids Friday to win state Little League championships and berths in the Mid-Atlantic Regional playoffs next month in Bristol, Conn. Regional champions will advance to the Little League World Series Aug. 20-29 in Williamsport, Pa. Council Rock Newtown will take on defending state champion Moon Township for the Pennsylvania crown in the first game of a best-of-three series starting at 5 p.m. in Mansfield.
December 10, 2009 |
Construction projects in the Bordentown Regional, Mansfield Township, and Berlin Township School Districts were approved in referendums Tuesday. Two local questions were among four statewide that did not pass. In all, New Jersey voters approved 11 proposals representing more than $215 million in school building and renovation projects. Proposals involving solar power proved popular, with six of the seven on ballots statewide earning approval, according to the New Jersey School Board Association.
November 17, 2006 |
Mansfield University, which started playing football in 1891, eliminated its football program yesterday. The university said money had run out. Mansfield is recognized by the College Football Hall of Fame as having hosted the first outdoor game played at night. It was a scoreless tie in 1892 between Wyoming (Pa.) Seminary and what was then known as the Mansfield State Normal School. Mansfield, a Division II school in north-central Pennsylvania, has played football since 1891.
October 17, 2004 |
Brent Steinmetz and Osagie Osunde each rushed for two touchdowns, and West Chester held Mansfield to just 131 yards of total offense in a 49-0 win yesterday in Mansfield, Pa. Osunde rushed for 72 yards on 13 carries and opened the scoring with a 10-yard run in the first quarter and a 2-yarder early in the second quarter. Steinmetz, who rushed for 81 yards on just 10 carries, scored later on runs of 13 and 5 yards. Bob Findora threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Cory DeForrest in the first half to open up a 28-0 lead for West Chester (6-2, 4-0 PSAC East)
July 1, 2004 |
The 76ers' No. 1 draft choice, Andre Iguodala, several current Sixers, and three area players will begin workouts tomorrow in preparation for the NBA summer league. Sixers Samuel Dalembert, Kyle Korver, John Salmons and Willie Green will be on the 15-man roster, along with Tyrone Barley from St. Joseph's, Marques Green of St. Bonaventure and Norristown High, and Anthony Frazier, a West Philadelphia High product who attended Cheyney University. The team will hold four practices in Philadelphia this week before beginning play in the summer league in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
October 12, 2003 |
Justin Bouch threw for 272 yards and two touchdowns as visiting Edinboro surprised Indiana of Pennsylvania, 28-20, yesterday. Indiana (5-1, 1-1 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West), ranked fourth in NCAA Division II, led by 14-7 at halftime and 20-7 late in the third quarter, but Edinboro (4-2, 1-1) rallied with 21 unanswered points. Bouch hit C.J. Trivisonno for a 13-yard TD as the third quarter ended and threw a 9-yard scoring pass to Ryan Valasek four minutes into the final quarter to give the Fighting Scots a 21-20 lead.