February 19, 2015 |
Moorestown defeated Demarest, 111-59, at Raritan Bay YMCA in the state Group B swimming semifinals Tuesday. Alex Martin was part of four victories, including wins in the 50 freestyle (21.23 seconds) and the 100 backstroke (50.45). Boys' Basketball Robby DePersia netted 20 points as Haddonfield won at Lindenwold, 58-55, in the Colonial Conference. Girls' Basketball C.C. Mooney scored 14 points in Haddonfield's 48-10 Colonial win over visiting Lindenwold. Ice Hockey Maurice Finnerty scored on a third-period power play to carry St. Augustine to a 6-5 victory over visiting Bishop Eustace in the Gordon Cup quarterfinals.
February 12, 2015 |
Charlotte Stern scored 15 points to help Moorestown Friends knock off visiting Academy of the New Church, 52-18, Tuesday in the semifinals of the Quaker Cup. Alaina Shivers netted 12 points, sinking four three-pointers in the Foxes' 27-8 first quarter. Moorestown Friends will host George School on Friday in the championship game. Colonial Liberty. Host Overbrook hauled in 43 rebounds to grab a 46-30 victory over Collingswood. Raquel Harris-Scott had 16 points and 10 rebounds. Imani Peterson had a team-leading 13 rebounds.
February 11, 2015 |
Rory Bushby won by pin in 1 minute, 22 seconds at 160 pounds to help host No. 3 seed Kingsway past No. 6 Moorestown, 59-12, Monday in the first round of the South Jersey Group 4 wrestling tournament. Atlee Cullison (113), Stanley Atkinson (145), Joe Massing (182), and Sean Calhoun (195) also added pins for Kingsway. Tyreek Smith had a pin at 220 for Moorestown. S.J. Group 1 First Round. Chad Watt's pin in 3:22 at 182 pounds gave Woodstown a lead, and the host No. 4 Wolverines held on to knock off No. 5 Schalick, 34-30.
January 7, 2015 |
At 26, Victoria Napolitano says she's prepared to become Moorestown's mayor. "Age isn't everything," notes the first-term Republican councilwoman, who is expected to be sworn in Tuesday during the township government's annual reorganization. Napolitano was the top vote-getter in the 2012 council race; Republicans currently control the council 4-1. Members of the majority generally rotate the office of mayor among them. "The ability to get things done . . . comes from actually doing the work," says Napolitano, who on council has been involved in open space and technology matters.
January 6, 2015 |
The plan isn't to fall behind and stage a dramatic rally. It just kind of works out that way for the Moorestown High School boys' basketball team. "We're scrappy," Moorestown coach Shawn Anstey said of his team. In a three-week-old season that already has produced a winter's worth of surprising results, Moorestown generated one of the biggest eye-openers by rallying for a 52-50 victory over previously undefeated Haddonfield in a showcase event Monday at Washington Township. On Tuesday, the Quakers fell behind by 21-3 to another undefeated team in Kingsway and rallied for a 61-57 victory in overtime.
December 3, 2014 |
The phone call from New York came in mid-October. Could the Moorestown Theater Company stage a world-premiere workshop production of a new children's musical - before Christmas? "We knew there were a lot of hurdles to clear, but we do that every day with every show," says director Mark Morgan, noting that MTC has 94 shows to its credit. Music Theatre International, which licenses productions of adult and junior versions of Broadway musicals, asked MTC to stage The Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens, Jr. "as a favor," Morgan says.
November 29, 2014 |
Robert O'Donnell could barely sleep. Along his Moorestown street Saturday evening, at a neighboring home, someone had shattered the glass of two sliding doors, run to the upstairs bedroom, and snatched a necklace - all with the intruder alarm blaring. So O'Donnell, 21, left the kitchen light on and had a buddy stay at his house the next night. A few hours passed, and the basketball hoops and backyard sat unused. The street fell silent. Then, about 4 a.m., O'Donnell heard something.
November 25, 2014 |
Stroll Moorestown Mall between the food court and Boscov's department store, and that new clothing store, Erdon, might not catch your eye. Its walls are off-white. Some dresses hang from pipe racks. A few black boots and shoes line the shelves. Just another mall store for teenagers, right? Hardly. Go ahead. Step through Erdon's black-framed glass doors and pluck at a sleeve. This black leather jacket by Ivan Grundahl is $1,228. That black cocktail dress is $690. The tailored denim jeans, by Closed, start at $190.
November 17, 2014 |
The Holy Cross girls' soccer team was 2 minutes and 29 seconds away from being named co-state champions Sunday. But the Lancers weren't able to hold off an unbeaten Immaculate Heart team considered one of the best in the country. A foul in the box gave Immaculate Heart a penalty kick, and Alexandria Mesropyan converted for a 1-0 victory in the Non-Public A Final at Kean University. Immaculate Heart (22-0), located in Bergen County, is the No. 1-ranked team in the nation by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
November 8, 2014
SOCCER SOUTH JERSEY GROUP 3 QUARTERFINALS Cherry Hill West 3, Moorestown 2 (OT): Austin Mecca never expected to get a clean look. But he knew what to do when the opportunity arose. Mecca, a senior forward, poked home a goal just 2 minutes and 10 seconds into overtime to lift fifth-seeded Cherry Hill West to victory over fourth-seeded Moorestown. Mecca scored on a scramble off a restart. Devin Crouch served the ball into the box, and it bounced off Cherry Hill West's Colin McBride.