May 22, 2014 |
Andrew Streilein tried not to think about it. Justin Holl pushed the notion out of his mind. But deep down, both Lenape senior lacrosse players knew that more than a game was at stake when Wednesday's South Jersey Group 4 second-round clash with Washington Township rumbled into overtime. More than a season was at stake, too. Streilein and Holl, four-year varsity athletes, were staring at the end of their careers. "I knew it, but I had to block it out," said Holl, who scored the game-winning goal on a rebound of a blast by Streilein to lift Lenape to an 11-10 victory.
March 30, 2014 |
Seneca sophomore Tyver Butler wasn't happy with much about his first varsity game, except for the ending. He loved that part, and so did the rest of the Golden Eagles. Taking a nifty feed from senior Dan O'Keefe, Butler scored his first varsity goal in sudden-death overtime to lift Seneca to an 11-10 victory over Clearview on Friday in a fast-paced Olympic Patriot boys' lacrosse game. "I had a rough game," Butler said after emerging from the bottom of a celebratory dog pile that included his brother Vaughn, a junior defender.
March 29, 2014 |
Delaware-bound senior Michael Handlan scored four goals, including the winner in overtime, as Moorestown survived a scare from visiting Pingry and won, 8-7, in a nonleague boys' lacrosse game Thursday afternoon. Handlan's heroics were made possible by Robert Kuhn, who had tied the score with 32 seconds remaining in regulation. Handlan, who delivered the final score with a little more than two minutes remaining in overtime, also chipped in with an assist, and Andrew Helfman made 16 saves for the Quakers.
March 20, 2014 |
The captain put the Flyers on his back Tuesday night. Claude Giroux, the NHL's leading scorer for the last three-plus months, scored on a drive from the top of the right circle with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Flyers to a riveting 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. With a sellout crowd watching at the earsplitting Wells Fargo Center, Giroux enabled the Flyers to come all the way back from an early 2-0 deficit. Since Dec. 11, Giroux has 51 points, tops in the NHL, and the Flyers are 18-2-1 this season when he scores a goal.
March 14, 2014 |
MEMPHIS - Temple stretched the game into double overtime, but the Owls ran into too much Isaiah Sykes on Wednesday night. Sykes scored a career-high 36 points as Central Florida earned a 94-90 victory in the American Athletic Conference tournament at the FedEx Forum. Quenton DeCosey scored 28 points and Will Cummings 25 for Temple, which finished 9-22. Anthony Lee had 17 points and seven rebounds. Early in the second half, Sykes drove for a layup and a three-point play that gave UCF (13-17)
March 13, 2014 |
After transferring to Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter for this school year and joining the basketball squad, Larenz Thurman flew mostly under the radar while serving as floor general. "It was a big transition for him," Chargers coach James "Flames" Lewis said. "He didn't want to do too much too soon. He's starting to come into his own now. " With the poised Thurman producing 18 points, including the deciding basket with 24 seconds left in overtime, PET held off Holy Ghost Prep, 53-52, in a PIAA Class AAA second-round thriller at Colonial Elementary School in Plymouth Meeting.
March 7, 2014 |
Courtney Cubbage took control in overtime and Camden Catholic outlasted visiting Monsignor Donovan, 73-60, in double OT on Wednesday in the first round of the South Jersey Non-Public A boys' basketball tournament. Cubbage scored 19 of his 31 points in the extra sessions, and the seventh-seeded Irish pulled away from No. 10 Monsignor Donovan. Rob Brosh added 18 points. Bishop Eustace 45, Holy Cross 36: The fifth-seeded Crusaders used a 21-7 run spanning the second and third quarters to seize control.
March 6, 2014 |
For the diehards who showed up at the Liacouras Center for the last time this season, the Temple Owls rewarded them Tuesday night with an 86-78 overtime victory over Central Florida. Playing the last home game of his career, Dalton Pepper led the Owls with 26 points. Anthony Lee contributed 20 points and 10 rebounds, while point guard Will Cummings had 23 points on 7-of-11 shooting. None of that exactly undoes a historic season of misery, but the Owls (8-21, 3-14) at least have a chance to climb out of the American Athletic Conference cellar when they finish the regular season Saturday at South Florida.
March 4, 2014 |
WASHINGTON - Maybe the Flyers should be called Team Vampire. They like coming back from the dead. Trailing by two goals with a little over eight minutes left in regulation, the Flyers overcame all the odds on Sunday afternoon. Again. They stunned the Washington Capitals, 5-4, on Vinny Lecavalier's goal with 2 minutes, 15 seconds left in overtime at the Verizon Center. It gave them 11 wins in which they have trailed in the third period this season, a franchise record. Lecavalier, who notched his 900th career point on the goal, scored on a left-circle shot that appeared to deflect off Washington defender Karl Alzner.
February 24, 2014 |
The Haverford women's basketball team claimed the top seed in the Centennial Conference tournament by outlasting host Swarthmore, 67-59, in overtime at Tarble Pavilion on Saturday afternoon. The Fords (21-3, 15-3 CC) will host the conference tournament for the first time in program history. The Garnet (13-11, 8-10) forced overtime with a three-pointer by Kayla Moritzky in the final minute of regulation. Cara Wyant (Villa Maria) paced the Fords with a career-high 20 points including 15 in the first half.