July 10, 2015 |
An anonymous donor has given $20 million to Montclair State University, the largest donation the school has ever received. The money, announced Wednesday, will be earmarked for the university's business school, including academic, experiential, and skills-development programs. "It is tremendously important. It really is transformative for us. Every gift is welcome. Every gift of any size is welcome, and any gift of any size is useful," university president Susan A. Cole said. "But a gift of this nature is really transformative.
December 17, 2014 |
Only one football team in South Jersey went 12-0 this season. Haddonfield turned the trick with a spectacular season that culminated with a 27-0 victory over archrival West Deptford in the South Jersey Group 2 championship game Dec. 7 at Rowan University. On Monday night, Haddonfield's Frank DeLano was named coach of the year by the Brooks-Irvine Memorial Football Club at the organization's 70th annual banquet at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cherry Hill. DeLano has a 96-46 record in 13 seasons.
March 9, 2014 |
Battling back from a six-point deficit with less than a minute to go in overtime, St. Joseph's missed a last-second three-pointer and fell to George Washington, 82-79, Friday, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Ten tournament in Richmond, Va. St. Joe's senior Erin Shields missed two three-point shots, the second one hitting the front of the rim as the horn sounded. All five starters for the Hawks (22-9) finished in double figures, led by sophomore forward Sarah Fairbanks, who had 19 points and six rebounds.
January 25, 2014 |
Michael Frazier II made five three-pointers and scored 18 points Thursday night, leading No. 6 Florida to a 68-62 victory over Alabama in Tuscaloosa. It was the 10th straight win for the Gators (16-2, 5-0 Southeastern Conference). The Crimson Tide (8-10, 2-3) had their league-best 14-game SEC home winning streak snapped. Elsewhere: Ervin Ezell sank a three-pointer at the buzzer to give host Holy Family a 73-70 win over Wilmington. . . . The University of the Sciences' Garret Kerr had 31 points and 11 rebounds in an 81-76 triumph at Goldey-Beacom.
October 7, 2013 |
The Rowan field hockey team upset top-ranked Montclair State, 3-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon as Jenna Pressler (Shawnee) scored the winning goal at 57 minutes, 48 seconds on a breakaway. Pressler tallied two goals. It was the Red Hawks' first loss of the season. Montclair State is 10-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference. Rowan is 5-5, 1-1. Profs goalie Steph Colombo (Camden Catholic) stopped seven shots. Amber Steigerwalt (Central Bucks South)
January 5, 2013 |
Penn State's transition game overcame a sluggish night from the field that nearly led to an upset in a Big Ten Conference opener. However, the ninth-ranked Lions' speedy, savvy backcourt came up clutch just in time to help hold off Northwestern, 73-69, Thursday night in State College, Pa. Dara Taylor had a layup with 1 minute, 26 seconds left off a length-of-the-court outlet pass from Alex Bentley, and Penn State (11-2 overall) converted a late turnover into another key bucket to take control late.
October 7, 2012 |
Quarterback Louie Bianchini threw for 268 yards and four touchdowns to lead Rowan to a 33-7 win over host Montclair State in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon. The Profs improved to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in the conference. The Red Hawks have a 2-4 record with a 2-2 NJAC mark. Keith Corcoran (St. Joseph) rushed for 34 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries. He also had two receptions for 18 yards and a TD. Ed Eisenhart (Clearview) made four catches for 105 yards and one TD; Warren Oliver (Palmyra)
May 14, 2012 |
Montclair State defeated Rowan, 1-0, on Sunday to win the NCAA Division III softball regional in Union, N.J. The Red Hawks (42-7) advanced to the national championships scheduled for May 18-22 in Salem, Va. Rowan, which defeated Moravian, 1-0, Sunday morning to make the championship game, finished 39-9. Both Profs' losses in the double-elimination were to Montclair, including a 3-2 defeat in eight innings on Saturday. Montclair sophomore Alex Hill (30-4) allowed just three hits in the complete game shutout while striking out 10. LeAnne Miller (21-3)
May 14, 2012 |
Joe Bennie ripped a two-run homer to key a five-run third inning that propelled La Salle to a 12-4 win over St. Joseph's in an Atlantic Ten baseball game at Merion Station on Saturday. La Salle (19-29, 6-14) set season highs in both runs and hits (17). Bennie was 3 for 3 with three RBIs and the Explorers got also three RBIs from George Smith and two more from Zack Feierstein. Kevin Taylor had a two-run home run for the Hawks. (22-27, 12-7), the 14th blast of his career.
May 2, 2012 |
Dwayne Savage, who played football at Rancocas Valley and Montclair State, has been named coach at Camden High School. Savage replaces Durwin Pearson, who coached Camden for the previous three seasons. Pearson is now an assistant coach at Camden Catholic. Savage, who teaches physical education in middle school in Pennsauken, is a former assistant coach at Rancocas Valley, Woodrow Wilson, and Pennsauken. He is a 1989 Rancocas Valley graduate who was an All-New Jersey Athletic Conference defensive back at Montclair State.