September 22, 2013
SOCCER TRI-COUNTY CONFERENCE Pennsville 1, Pitman 0 (2 OT): Casey DePew notched the overtime winner to lead the Eagles to the home victory. DePew scored from 40 yards with five minutes left in the second overtime. Alyssa Whipkey stopped seven shots for the shutout. BURLINGTON COUNTY LEAGUE New Egypt 6, Maple Shade 1: Casey McKenzie and Michaela Schenker earned hat tricks in the Warriors' triumph in Maple Shade. New Egypt outshot the Wildcats, 38-5. MaryKate Wilson scored for Maple Shade.
September 16, 2013 |
Given a second life, Clearview didn't waste any time making the most of it Saturday. Seconds after clearing the ball off their own goal line, the Pioneers struck for a goal in overtime to beat visiting Delran, 3-2, in a nonleague boys' soccer game. Brett Milden played a through ball to Gavin Bright, who tucked it just inside the far post behind the goalkeeper. Shane Burke and Matt Hendrickson both added a goal and an assist. In other nonleague action: Pat Franecki had quite the first half in Palmyra's 5-0 win over visiting Burlington City.
September 9, 2013 |
Boyertown coach Bill Goddard knows his girls' team doesn't play what he calls "fancy soccer. " No, the Bears might not run elaborate set pieces or use intricate footwork to beat their opponents, but the squad just has a blue- collar work ethic, Goddard said. Saturday at War Memorial Field in Bucks County, the Bears didn't need to be fancy to defeat Central Bucks West, 3-2, in overtime. They just needed Emily and Megan Diehl. The senior twins each scored for the Bears (1-0-1)
September 6, 2013 |
Maddie Swartley salvaged her team's dominating effort Wednesday with an incredible shot in double overtime, propelling Pennridge to a 1-0 win at Wissahickon in nonleague girls' soccer. Swartley gathered a clearing attempt and fired a high shot that deflected off the goalie's extended arms and into the net with 3 minutes, 35 seconds left in the game. Pennridge outshot Wissahickon, 30-3. In other nonleague play: Julia Lynch set up her twin, Megan, for a pair of goals to lead Marple Newtown past Upper Merion, 2-0. Ally Kirkpatrick scored twice in Penncrest's 3-1 win against Chichester.
June 9, 2013 |
HERSHEY, Pa. - They gave the teams a five-minute break before overtime commenced at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Harriton hardly needed it. It took only a few moments for coach George Dick to look across the huddle at Caleigh Foust and tell her to go and win it. She needed all of 28 seconds to do just that. Foust's overtime goal lifted Harriton to an 8-7 win over Radnor and the school's first PIAA girls' lacrosse championship. Battling a stubborn face-guard, the two-time all-American Foust scored five goals, giving her 95 for her senior season.
May 27, 2013 |
A few minutes before North Carolina entered Villanova Stadium for the first time late Thursday afternoon to go through an abbreviated walk-through, the skies that had been threatening for most of the day finally let go. By the time the Tar Heels had hustled the length of the field to their locker room, their equipment bags were thoroughly soaked. It was a miserable start to a weekend that ended so perfectly, with another mad dash across the Villanova Stadium turf late Sunday night.
May 17, 2013
Brad Marchand scored with 4:20 left in overtime and the host Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers, 3-2, in the first playoff game in 40 years between the Original Six teams. Marchand, Boston's top goal scorer in the regular season, got his first of the postseason on a pass from Patrice Bergeron. Marchand had carried the puck up the right side, passed it to Bergeron and kept going toward the net. Bergeron passed across the slot and Marchand tipped it past goalie Henrik Lundqvist from the left side of the crease.
May 5, 2013
The Washington Capitals held firm when they were a man down, then won it on Mike Green's latest extra-time winner, topping the visiting Rangers, 1-0, Saturday in overtime to take a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference playoffs. It's the eighth career overtime goal - and first in the postseason - for the defenseman whose more well-known nickname is "Game Over Green. " "When it gets to overtime and guys start to get the shakes a little bit, he's still calm Mike Green," teammate Karl Alzner said.
May 1, 2013 |
ALEX STEEN stole the puck from goalie Jonathan Quick behind the net and scored a shorthanded goal to give the Blues a 2-1 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night in St. Louis in the opening game of their Western Conference playoff series. Steen scored unassisted on a backhander at 13:26 of overtime less than a minute after Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk was whistled for double-minor high sticking when he cut Dustin Penner. Steen also scored on a power play in the first period for the Blues, who ended an eight-game losing streak against the team that swept them in the second round last spring.
April 28, 2013
The Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation to beat the Brooklyn Nets, 142-134, in triple overtime Saturday in Chicago and take a three-games-to-none lead in the first-round playoff series. The Bulls were trailing, 109-95, with less than four minutes to go in the fourth quarter when Nate Robinson put the Bulls on his back and carried them to the wild victory. "I always think I'm on fire, kind of like the old-school game NBA Jam ," Robinson said. "You make a couple in a row, the rim's on fire.