March 6, 2014 |
The Lenape boys' basketball team recorded the upset of the night in the first round of the South Jersey Group 4 Tournament on Tuesday. The No. 14 Indians stunned No. 3 Millville, 54-51. Ryan McMahon scored 22 points, and visiting Lenape held the Bolts to 16 points in the first half. Cole Moody and Caleb Krupa each scored eight. Khaliq Ford led Millville with 16. Eastern 63, Williamstown 41: Senior center Matt Klinewski scored 16 of his 27 points in the first half as the host, fifth-seeded Vikings topped the No. 12 seed.
February 12, 2014 |
Mark Papaneri took 1 minute, 27 seconds to pin his opponent at 152 pounds and second-seeded Cherry Hill West earned a 32-25 win Monday against Absegami, the seventh seed in the South Jersey Group 4 quarterfinals. John Gibson (132 pounds) and Connor Rogovich (138 pounds) each earned major decisions, 14-2 and 13-0, respectively. Elsewhere in Group 4 quarterfinals action, 220-pound Obi Kali earned an 11-2 major decision for fourth-seeded Millville, which beat the fifth seed, Shawnee, 37-29.
February 7, 2014 |
Shawnee's Connor Muli has dominated at 138 pounds all season, going undefeated and earning the No. 2 ranking in South Jersey in the weight class, according to Wrestling Full Circle. In the Renegades' 70-6 Olympic Conference victory over Cherry Hill East on Wednesday night, Muli showed he'd be one of the best even if he gained a few pounds. On his senior night, Muli wrestled up two weight classes to 152 and ground out a 3-0 decision over Patrick Swenson. It was the first loss all season for Swenson, who is ranked No. 4 at 152. Shawnee's Brennan Humphrey picked up his 100th career win with a 52-second pin at 160. Tri-County.
January 20, 2014 |
Olivia Rulon scored a game-high 17 points, including seven in the fourth quarter, to help Wildwood Catholic pull away from Bishop McDevitt, 53-47, in the Martin Luther King Showcase at Kingsway on Saturday. Bishop McDevitt guard Julie Kostic went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line and drained two three-pointers in the first half to help keep the Lancers close through the first three quarters. But Rulon connected on her first three shots in the fourth to break the game open. Kennedy Johnson converted seven of her eight free-throws for the Crusaders.
January 19, 2014 |
Khaliq Ford grabbed a ball off the rack and walked it to the right wing behind the three-point line. The Millville senior took a dribble before he launched an outside shot before his game Thursday at Buena. After his shot rimmed out, he slowly walked underneath the rim, waited for a ball to bounce his way, and then walked back outside the three-point line at another spot on the floor. Surrounded by teammates who worked on free throws and a variety of shots around the court, Ford kept firing from long distance.
January 12, 2014 |
Familiarity bred comfort for Ed Shockley. The Millville High School linebacker committed to Villanova on a football scholarship Thursday night for a variety of reasons: his relationship with the defensive coordinator, and his regard for the quality of the program and for the school's academic reputation. But Shockley cited another reason: Villanova's tradition of recruiting players from the Cape-Atlantic League. "I like the idea of going someplace where I'll know some people and where people from here have been successful," Shockley said.
January 1, 2014 |
MILLVILLE, N.J. Jessica Doheny began running Millville's Levoy Theatre on Dec. 2, and Amy Lombardo already is a fan. "She knows what she's doing," says Lombardo, whose cozy bookstore/cafe is a half-block from the Levoy's marquee on North High Street. "She stopped in here to get to know the community, and right away, I was impressed. " Lombardo and other boosters hope the nonprofit theater, which reopened in 2012 after being dark for nearly four decades, will help transform the heart of Millville into an arts, dining, and entertainment district dubbed Glasstown.
December 27, 2013 |
ALTHOUGH they doled out the largest contract in franchise history in the last 18 months, re-signing World Series MVP Cole Hamels, the Phillies have spent their second straight offseason shying away from trying to outspend their competition to improve their roster. "The prices that are out there . . . I don't think it matches up with the level of talent," general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said earlier this month. "Someone's going to pay . . . We're just not targeting those, because we don't think it's the right bang for the buck.
December 11, 2013 |
What are the chances? Both men served on bombers during World War II and flew dangerous missions from airfields in Italy. Both had planes shot out from under them during bomb runs. And both were taken prisoner by the Germans and held in the same POW camp - Stalag Luft 1. Now, nearly 70 years after they were liberated by the Russians, the two veterans will be united at 4 p.m. next Tuesday at the Millville Army Airfield Museum at Millville (N.J.) Airport, where they'll also recount their experiences for visitors at 6 p.m. Bill Hogan, 93, a museum tour guide who lives in Millville, and Dan Theokas, 90, of Vineland, N.J., briefly met each other during a chance encounter at the museum in August.
November 24, 2013 |
Cinque Hill strutted with a confident nod. The Eastern receiver pulled down a soft, 11-yard pass from Tom Flacco in the left corner of the end zone to open a 35-18 lead Friday night against visiting Millville. Hill made the game's final score look easy, but Eastern needed 21 unanswered points in the second half to come back and pull away in the South Jersey Group 5 football semifinal. "I was very worried," Eastern coach Dan Spittal said. "But our kids have a lot of confidence.