March 20, 2000 |
C. D. Mock has roots in Newtown, Bucks County. He has lived in the area all his life and attended Council Rock High before becoming an all-American wrestler at North Carolina, winning the national championship at 134 pounds in 1982. The Council Rock coach will be returning to his alma mater in Chapel Hill as an assistant to North Carolina's Bill Lam, who coached Mock when he was a Tar Heels wrestler. Mock is ending a nine-year stint at Council Rock, where he directed the Indians to seven Suburban One League Patriot Division titles, a District 1 Class AAA championship, and a Southeast Regional crown in the 1993-94 season.
February 22, 2003 |
Former University of Pennsylvania squash coach Ann D. Wetzel will be inducted into the United States Squash Hall of Fame in ceremonies tonight at the Merion Cricket Club. Wetzel was the national champion in the sport in 1964; she had reached the tournament final in each of the previous five years. Wetzel also was part of national-championship doubles teams in 1952, 1956, 1959 and 1964. Wetzel started the women's team at Penn in 1968 and coached there until 1994. She is retired, living six months in Ocean City, N.J., and six months in South Florida.
March 19, 2011 |
His moment of triumph had arrived, and Penn senior Zack Kemmerer flexed his arms and let out a scream that had been building inside him for four years. Then, after defeating Penn State's Andrew Alton, 5-4, to become an all-American, Kemmerer did something he hadn't done since high school. He jumped into his coach's arms. "It's been a long time coming," Kemmerer said Friday night after his 141-pound match in the consolation wrestlebacks bracket of the NCAA tournament at the Wells Fargo Center.
August 8, 1993 |
Clay Hamlin and Gary Van Arkel joined Chris Sanni and Jason Hackin in the final round of the Philadelphia Clay Court Tennis Doubles Championship yesterday as each side scored straight-set victories at the Cynwyd Club. They meet today at 11 a.m. SQUASH RACQUETS Margaret Pilling recovered after losing the first two games to defeat Whitney Stewart, 3-9, 4-9, 9-7, 9-6, 9-5, in the women's Class A quarterfinals of the Quaker State Softball Squash Racquets Championships yesterday at the Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club.
March 8, 1995 |
The fourth-seeded team of Mike Pierce of the Cynwyd Club and Drew Mateer of Merion Cricket Club gained the semifinals of the Philadelphia Squash Racquets doubles championship yesterday. Pierce and Mateer defeated the Berwyn pair of Scott Brehman, several times a Philadelphia singles champion, and Peter Stokes by 3 games to 2 at the Germantown Cricket Club. Top-seeded Joe Fabiani and Tom Harrity yielded a game in beating the women's team of Joyce Davenport, a former national champion, and Julie Harris, the Philadelphia Cricket Club pro, 3 games to 1, for a place in the quarterfinals.
June 7, 2007 |
Danny Garcia's hopes of repeating at the U.S. Boxing Championships ended yesterday with a 14-13 loss to three-time Golden Gloves champion Brad Solomon in the light welterweight semifinals. Garcia, 19, of Philadelphia, was the national champion at 132 pounds last year and had moved up to 141 pounds this year. "One point, man!" Garcia said, shaking his head. "I thought I had it. " Solomon, of Douglasville, Ga., jumped out to an early lead after the first round but the score was tied at 7-7 after the second.
December 31, 1993 |
The method for determining a national college football champion still isn't perfect, but you won't hear Dick Enberg or Bob Trumpy complaining. NBC Sports' top pro football announcing team has drawn tomorrow's Orange Bowl game matching Florida State and Nebraska for the national championship (Channel 3, 8 p.m.) At least two other teams, West Virginia and Notre Dame, believe they are candidates for the national title. Unbeaten West Virginia is playing Florida tomorrow in the Sugar Bowl (Channel 6, 8 p.m.)
November 11, 2012
Kayla Gluchowski scored her 12th off a cross from Kelsey Cheek with a minute, 22 seconds left as defending national champion West Chester University topped second-ranked Shippensburg, 3-2, to advance to the NCAA Division II field hockey championship game Sunday. The top-ranked Rams (19-2) will face UMass-Lowell, a 2-0 winner over Merrimack in the other semifinal. The national championship game will be played at 1 p.m. and can be seen at www.ncaa.com . "It was a team effort today," second-year head coach Amy Cohen said.
November 21, 1995 |
The glamour of the national championship didn't last long. Santa Clara stunned the defending national champion Bruins, 78-69, last night in the opening round of the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii. It was the first game of the season for the Bruins, who were ranked fourth. Point guard Steve Nash and Marlon Garnett had 19 points apiece for Santa Clara (1-0). It was the second straight season the defending national champion lost in its opening game. Massachusetts toppled Arkansas last season.
November 10, 2012 |
The college basketball season gets under way Friday with a game at a Europe military base, two more aboard Navy ships, and another featuring a reshaped national champion playing in a brand new building. No. 14 Michigan State plays Connecticut, in its first game since the retirement of coach Jim Calhoun, at Ramstein Air Base in Kaiserslautern, Germany. It's the first game between Division I teams held in Europe. Then it's on to the decks for No. 4 Ohio State against Marquette on the USS Yorktown in Charleston, S.C., and Georgetown facing No. 10 Florida on the USS Bataan in Jacksonville, Fla. No. 3 Kentucky, the defending national champion with a heralded freshman class, plays Maryland in the first college doubleheader at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Also, one of the sport's shrines reopens.