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December 10, 2014 | By Christian Hetrick, Inquirer Staff Writer
Walter Smith scored four of his 33 points in overtime as host Roxborough beat Elverson, 66-58, Monday in a nonleague basketball game. Keyonne Parker and Jovan Hammond added nine and eight points, respectively. Elverson forced overtime with a three-pointer at the buzzer. In other nonlague action: Matt Carter drained in a game-high 27 points as visiting MaST Charter edged Tacony Charter, 76-73. Shane Henehan followed with 14 points. Mason Carr and Bryan Kaelin both had 11 points.
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December 8, 2014 | By Christian Hetrick, Inquirer Staff Writer
Megan Camden and Holly Schanck each sank two free throws in overtime, and the Downingtown West girls' basketball team outlasted Great Valley, 35-30, Saturday in the Great Valley Tipoff Shoot-Out. Camden and Schanck finished with seven and five points, respectively. Hannah Supplee led the team with 11 points. Stephanie Aker hit a game-tying three with less than 30 seconds left for Great Valley. Ashlyn Smith scored 11 of her game-high 14 points in the third quarter for the Patriots.
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November 29, 2014 | By Kate Harman, For The Inquirer
The football was high in the air as the person holding it, Matt Mignano, got swallowed up by his teammates. It stayed in No. 12's sure hands as the senior quarterback and the rest of his Sterling teammates celebrated a 27-21 overtime win over rival Collingswood on Thanksgiving Day. Mignano took the snap on the 3-yard line and kept the ball, following his tough offensive line and finding the end zone to give his team the victory - the program's fourth...
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November 21, 2014 | By Tim McManus, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Cinnaminson boys' soccer season was 1 minute and 15 seconds away from ending Wednesday night. Instead, the Pirates will play in their first state championship game since 2007. Allen Barrett scored the late equalizer, and Mark Staudenmayer struck in the first overtime to give Cinnaminson a 2-1 win over Governor Livingston in the State Group 2 semifinals at St. Augustine. Barrett's goal came off a corner kick by Darnell Brown. Cinnaminson will play Hackettstown in the final Saturday at Kean University.
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November 21, 2014 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
NEPTUNE, N.J. - Instead of huddling for a team meeting, the Washington Township boys' soccer team lined up and faced the scoreboard. "Our coaches told us to look at it. They told us there's no way we could allow ourselves to leave here with that scoreboard saying 2-1, them," Derek MacKinnon said of his team's unorthodox gathering between the first and second overtime periods. Thirty seconds into the second overtime, MacKinnon fulfilled his coaches' wish. He headed in a perfect pass from Dan Marino to give Washington Township a 2-1 win over Manalapan Wednesday in the state Group 4 semifinals at Summerfield Elementary School.
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October 30, 2014 | BY FRANK SERAVALLI, Daily News Staff Writer seravaf@phillynews.com
BRAYDEN SCHENN swiped the puck off Jake Muzzin's stick just inside the Flyers' blue line and took off on an overtime breakaway. The only audible sound inside the Wells Fargo Center, aside from a building crescendo of anticipation, was the noise of 19,873 seats flipping up as butts rose out of them. "From blue line to blue line, I just put my head down," Schenn said. "It was just an all-out sprint to try and create separation. I think it was maybe around the [Kings'] blue line that I tried to look and see what's open.
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October 25, 2014 | By Tim McManus, Inquirer Staff Writer
Frank DeRosa didn't call the bank shot. It counted anyway for West Chester Henderson. DeRosa's left-footed shot from the left side clipped the far post and went in 1 minute, 51 seconds into the first overtime, and the sixth-seeded hosts held off No. 27 Perkiomen Valley, 1-0, in the District 1 Class AAA boys' soccer quarterfinals Thursday. North Penn 1, Central Bucks West 0 - Mike Kohler scored with six minutes left in overtime to lift the No. 7 Knights over the 26th-seeded visitors.
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October 13, 2014 | By Matt Hoffman, Inquirer Staff Writer
It was the Austin Betterly/Alex Bilodeau show when Plymouth Whitemarsh defeated Hatboro-Horsham, 3-2, in nonleague boys' soccer Saturday. With his team trailing by a goal at halftime, Betterly scored off a Bilodeau assist 15 minutes into the second half to tie it. The Colonials then took the lead, 2-1, five minutes later on Betterly's second goal, scored after he received a through ball from Bilodeau. Hatboro-Horsham then tied the game, 2-2. In overtime, David Reina fed a ball to Bilodeau, who drilled a shot past the goalie to give PW the win. In other nonleague play: Colin Deitch and Kyle Hoops scored as Great Valley topped Springfield (Delco)
NEWS
October 8, 2014 | By Robert Moran, Inquirer Staff Writer
A former city Department of Human Services worker was charged Monday with allegedly stealing nearly $18,000 in SEPTA tokens, and claiming more than $6,000 in overtime for work she did not perform, prosecutors said. Shamira Hawkins-Worthey, 30, of the 3000 block of North Ninth Street, was responsible for providing SEPTA tokens to clients so they could travel to court hearings, doctor's visits, or for other reasons related to DHS, prosecutors said. In September 2013, a supervisor noticed that Hawkins-Worthey had requested 300 tokens during a two-day period - an amount considered unusually high, prosecutors said.
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October 4, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Drew Tomlinson was thinking about freshman year. Mark Walker was thinking about practice. They both have something new to remember after they combined with Tommy Kadar to produce the winning play in Haddonfield's 28-25 victory over West Deptford in a Colonial Conference instant classic on Thursday night. Walker's snap and Kadar's hold set the stage for Tomlinson, a junior who nailed a 32-yard field goal for the winning points on Haddonfield's first possession of overtime. "That's something you don't even dream about," Tomlinson said of making the game-winning kick before a capacity-plus crowd in Haddonfield's historic stadium on a perfect night for football.
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