October 21, 2013 |
Not much has gotten past Tanner Kerr this season. The Middle Township goalkeeper had to hold the fort just a bit longer Saturday, but the result didn't change. After 100 minutes of scoreless boys' soccer, Middle Township advanced over visiting Cherokee on penalty kicks in the South Jersey Coaches Tournament. Kerr made 15 saves to record his 12th shutout, and he stopped two of the four shots in the penalty round. Scott Kurkowski, Corey Daniels, and Matt Waldron converted kicks, and the fifth-seeded Panthers moved on. Cherokee keeper Anthony Cutillo made eight saves.
October 12, 2013 |
Andre Hicks scored two goals and Dan Pender recorded three saves Thursday to lead Haddon Heights past host Audubon, 2-0, in a Colonial Conference boys' soccer game. Also in the Colonial, Emre Kasik scored twice in Sterling's 7-2 win at Gateway. Girls' Soccer Megan McKinley scored in overtime, and Washington Township blanked host Cherry Hill East, 1-0, in an Olympic Conference game. Boys' Soccer BURLINGTON COUNTY FREEDOM New Egypt 4, Palmyra 0 Burlington City 1, Westampton Tech 0 BURLINGTON COUNTY LIBERTY Burlington Township 1, Pennsauken 0 COLONIAL CONFERENCE Haddon Heights 2, Audubon 0 Sterling 7, Gateway 2 Lindenwold 3, Collingswood 0 OLYMPIC AMERICAN Washington Township 5, Cherry Hill East 1 Cherokee 1, Eastern 0 (OT)
October 1, 2013 |
CHERRY HILL On a perfect fall afternoon, the PATCO Woodcrest Station parking lot was full of gratitude. Many of the people there were thankful for a huge effort to halt a disabling disease. Many were grateful they could make it to the finish line in Cherry Hill. It was the end Sunday of the annual Bike MS: City to Shore Ride. The massive two-day event, expected to raise at least $5.6 million for the neurological disease, attracted 7,000 people on day one. They rode 75 to 100 miles from Cherry Hill to Ocean City.
September 27, 2013 |
THE DNA of a severed foot found inside a shoe at the Jersey Shore is a match to a Philadelphia woman who disappeared last year, her family has confirmed. The discovery ends the search for Franchesca "Cheka" Alvarado, 22, who traveled to Atlantic City in March 2012 with a friend and was never heard from again. The family confirmed the news Tuesday on a Facebook page created to help find her. "It is with deep sadness, pain and heartache that we inform you - TEAMCHEKA the loss of our Beloved Sister Franchesca Milagros Alvarado.
September 27, 2013 |
In a matter of minutes, the Gloucester Catholic boys' soccer team turned what would have been a disappointing loss into an uplifting victory. The Rams scored twice in the final 10 minutes of regulation on Wednesday afternoon to top visiting Pennsville, 2-1, in a nonleague game. Nick Testa scored the tying goal in the 70th minute off a pass from Kevin Breeze. Three minutes later, Matt Giordano tallied the eventual game-winner off an assist from Mike Graber. Austin Moore scored the lone goal for Pennsville in the first half.
September 20, 2013 |
The fire that devastated four blocks of the boardwalk in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights last week, which officials say was caused by electrical wiring likely damaged by Hurricane Sandy, had other Shore towns concerned Wednesday. Atlantic City's top fire official said that while the city had inspected buildings along its boardwalk in the storm's immediate aftermath, "after this fire in Seaside, we're thinking of doing another round of those [public-service announcements]. " Chief Dennis J. Brooks said: "We went out and inspected most of the buildings because things like this can happen when electrical wires come in contact with salt water.
September 16, 2013 |
The big question in Egg Harbor City this offseason was how Cedar Creek's offense would survive the loss of all-South Jersey athlete Damon Mitchell, the dangerous dual-threat quarterback now at the University of Arkansas. The Pirates might have found the answer Saturday. They'll have little trouble remembering his name. Ahmir Mitchell, Damon's younger brother, scored on three consecutive touches in the third quarter, and the host Pirates blanked Ocean City, 21-0, in a Cape-Atlantic National football game.
September 9, 2013 |
When Tony Marchionne crosses the finish line of the annual City to Shore bike ride, he becomes emotional. The applause of the people with multiple sclerosis, many of them in wheelchairs, gets him every time. And he knows other riders who have the same reaction. "The clients come out to thank us," Marchionne, 49, says softly, sitting in his Collingswood living room with his wife, Lisa. "It brings it all home. " Since 1980, the 150-mile, round-trip ride between Cherry Hill and Ocean City has raised $50 million for MS research and patient assistance.
September 4, 2013 |
THE GRAY clouds socked in over the Jersey Shore may have been a disappointment to those who had hoped for a sunnier holiday, but yesterday's gloomy skies were certainly appropriate as folks bid a sad goodbye to the 2013 summer vacation season. The weather had persuaded enough people to beat a hasty retreat, so that by 10:30 yesterday morning, westbound traffic on the Atlantic City Expressway was moving sporadically at best. Stretches of easy cruising were replaced by a stop-and-go crawl exacerbated by rainfall that hopscotched between gentle and monsoonlike.
August 31, 2013 |
The 2013 high school football campaign kicks off this weekend, and there are a number of intriguing matchups. At 10 a.m. Friday at 10th and Bigler, Prep Charter will take on a Southern squad that has many transfers from now-closed Bok and is coached by former Wildcats boss Frank "Roscoe" Natale. The top 7 p.m. contests include Haverford High vs. Council Rock North, Council Rock South vs. Central Bucks South, Unionville vs. Garnet Valley, and Emmaus vs. Pennridge. Emmaus vs. Pennridge pits new Green Hornets coach Randy Cuthbert, who directed Pennridge from 2005 to 2012, against Rams boss Jeff Hollenbach, who is back at Pennridge after coaching there from 1997 to 2004.