April 22, 2008 |
Nick Evans' run-scoring single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth gave the Binghamton Mets a 5-4 win over the Trenton Thunder in the Eastern League last night.
May 15, 1996 |
Robert Smith's RBI single capped a two-run eighth inning last night as the Richmond Braves rallied to beat Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 2-1. NEW HAVEN 3, TRENTON 2 TRENTON - The Thunder's John Doherty (0-2) took the loss despite allowing only one earned run. READING 8, NORWICH 3 READING - Wendell Magee had two RBIs on a single and a homer for the Phillies.
June 22, 1996 |
The Frederick Keys used solo home runs by Eric Chavez and Wady Almonte to defeat the Wilmington Blue Rocks, 2-1, in the opening game of the second half of the Carolina League season. The Rocks' only run came on a homer by Al Shirley. CANTON 10, READING 7 READING - Dan Held hit a two-run homer in the second inning to provide the Phillies' only highlight. His 16 homers lead the Eastern League. The first baseman also tripled in the Phils' loss. TRENTON 17, BOWIE 4 TRENTON - Todd Carey, Trot Nixon and Tyrone Woods all homered as the Thunder unleashed a fusilade of 17 hits to rout the Baysox in the Eastern League.
July 23, 1990 |
Bernard Gilkey hit a two-run homer off loser Chuck McElroy in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Louisville Redbirds to a 3-2 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons in a Triple-A Alliance game last night. Gilkey's shot, his second of the year, brought in Mauricio Nunez. McElroy, who started the season with the Phillies, fell to 5-6. HAGERSTOWN 2, READING 1 BALTIMORE - A two-run homer by Craig Faulkner lifted the Hagerstown Suns over the Reading Phillies at Memorial Stadium last night.
May 13, 1991 |
Shipley outrowed Episcopal Academy in a closely contested boys' varsity quad race at the Shipley School Regatta yesterday on the Schuylkill. A quad is a shell rowed by four men, each with two oars. The Shipley boat crossed the finish line one-quarter of a length ahead of Episcopal Academy. Shipley sped the 1,500-meter course against a head wind in 5 minutes, 20 seconds. Episcopal Academy finished in 5:21. Shipley School won the team honors with 24 points against 19 for Peddie School.
November 16, 1994 |
Matt Napoleon played spectacularly in the net, Parham Parsa partied on his 17th birthday by scoring the game's only goal, and Neshaminy settled a score with Downingtown last night as the Redskins topped the Whippets, 1-0, in the PIAA state Class AAA semifinals at Owen J. Roberts. Neshaminy (23-4) will face the winner of last night's game between Bethel Park and Mount Lebanon in the final at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Shippensburg University. Downingtown (22-5) had beaten the Redskins, 1-0, in the recent District 1 final, and the Whippets had the edge in offensive chances last night.
June 18, 1996 |
Rob Shuey won the 11th annual Burlington Classic of the Philadelphia PGA yesterday, finishing with a 7-under-par 133 at the Burlington Country Club. Gene Fieger of the Overbrook Golf Club was second with a 135 in the $18,500 tournament, which covered two days and 36 holes. Pete Trenham of the Reading Country Club won the senior division with a 139. Shuey, an individual member of the Philadelphia PGA, shot a 68 yesterday.
December 14, 1989 |
Ken Carroll's 14th and final rebound sealed Bishop Egan's first victory of the season, a 67-66 decision over host St. James on Sunday. The Eagles had frittered away almost all of the 22-point lead with which they entered the fourth quarter when the Bulldogs' Jeff Cooney went to the line for a one-and-one with 4 seconds left. Cooney made the front end, moving St. James within one, but missed his second shot, and Carroll came down with it. The contest was the second in two days in which Bishop Egan collapsed in the final period.
June 28, 2011 |
Former Connecticut basketball star Maya Moore has won the Honda-Broderick Cup for the second straight year as the top female college athlete. The announcement was made yesterday at Columbia University as Moore beat out fellow finalists Sheila Reid, a distance runner from Villanova, and Penn State volleyball player Blair Brown. Reid was the NCAA outdoor champion at 1,500 and 5,000 meters, becoming the first woman to win both events in the same year. Brown helped the Nittany Lions win their fourth consecutive NCAA title, registering 18 kills in the championship game.
July 12, 1996 |
Kevin Northrup made a game-saving play at the plate yesterday to preserve the Norwich Navigators' 3-2 victory over the Reading Phillies in the Eastern League. Northrup threw out Aaron Royster at home for the game's final out. Royster was attempting to score from third on a fly ball. The play secured the victory for Norwich starter Mike Buddie (6-7), who allowed one run over seven innings. Danny Rios earned his 12th save. The Navigators led, 3-1, entering the ninth inning, but second baseman Robert Hinds' throwing error allowed Chad McConnell to score and put runners on second and third with one out. Norwich had scored a run in each of the first three innings against Reading starter Tony Costa (3-8)