April 29, 2013 |
Isaac Clark took his first good look at the gold watch still tucked in its box, smiled broadly, and said, "I got a little something to wear to my banquets. " Good thing, because he probably has a few of those in his future after the history he helped make Saturday. Pleasantville became the first New Jersey school in 30 years to win the boys' 4x800 Championship of America at the Penn Relays. The Greyhounds' time of 7 minutes, 40.71 seconds set a school record and was the fastest race any U.S. school has run this spring.
April 23, 2013
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. - A Pleasantville man was killed in a confrontation with police Monday afternoon, authorities said. About 4:20 p.m., officers responded to a report that an armed man was threatening violence outside a home on the 800 block of West Park Avenue, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said. Shortly after officers arrived, Alexis Perez, 19, who lived at the home, was shot by police, the Prosecutor's Office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Three officers were involved in the shooting, authorities said.
April 22, 2013 |
Pleasantville's Isaac and Jacob Clark probably could have taken it easy after the way they started the Woodbury Relays on Saturday. In the second event, the twins, along with Noah Prevard and Dagoberto Arias, tied a 37-year-old meet record for the boys' distance medley relay with a time of 10 minutes, 24.40 seconds. But the two seniors weren't satisfied with that. Teaming with Arias and Radcliffe Narinensingh, the Clarks went on to break the meet record for the 4x800-meter relay with a time of 7:54.22.
February 20, 2013
Boys' Basketball CAPE ATLANTIC CONSOLATIONS Ocean City 72, Buena 34 Pleasantville 53, St. Joseph 52 GATOR CLASSIC Timber Creek 62, Triton 41 Washington Township 56, Gateway 27 NONLEAGUE West Deptford 76, Schalick 45 Gloucester 56, Pennsauken Tech 47 Camden 66, Eastern 61 Girls' Basketball NORTH AMERICAN SHOWCASE Life Center 71, IMG Academy 50 CAPE-ATLANTIC LEAGUE UNITED St. Joseph 66, Pleasantville 36...
February 6, 2013 |
It didn't take long for Collingswood's Ellie O'Neill to reach a milestone Tuesday night in a Colonial Conference girls' basketball game against Sterling. O'Neill scored her 1,000th career point with the game's first basket in a 46-31 home loss. The senior point guard finished with six points. In other Colonial play, Audubon won at home against Paulsboro, 46-44, on a game-winning steal and layup by Maddie Lord with 17 seconds left. Audubon sophomore forward Kaitlyn Young scored a career-high 16 points.
January 20, 2013 |
Cherokee jumped out to an early lead, then held off a furious, late comeback attempt by Haddon Heights, to win, 54-46, on the road in a nonleague boys' basketball game Saturday. Early on, the Chiefs drained five three-pointers and held a 17-4 advantage after the first quarter. The Garnets weren't able to break double digits in any of the first three quarters and trailed by 35-19 heading into the fourth. Haddon Heights found its offense in the final period, putting up 27 points in the quarter, but Cherokee quelled the late rally by converting 11 of 17 free throws down the stretch.
January 8, 2013 |
Holy Cross and Delran seemed fairly even after the first quarter of their Burlington County League Patriot Division boys' basketball game Monday. That's when Holy Cross went to a trap defense, and it made all the difference in a 62-44 win at Delran. Behind their defensive effort, the Lancers outscored Delran, 22-3, in the second quarter. The game was tied after one. Senior forward Brandon Rowe scored a game-high 16 points, and recorded 11 rebounds and two blocks. Junior guard Jordan Walker added 12 points and seven rebounds.
June 3, 2012 |
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. – Isaac Clark runs 400 meters. He's a little faster than his brother. Jacob Clark runs the 1600 meters. He's a little stronger than his brother. Both twins run the 800 meters. It's an event that showcases Issac's speed and Jacob's stamina, a middle ground that becomes the brothers' battleground. "It's the only event they both run," Pleasantville coach Alan Laws said. "In everything else, I have to keep them away from each other. " For the second Saturday in a row, the Greyhound juniors went 1-2 in the 800 meters.
June 3, 2012 |
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. – Isaac Clark runs 400 meters. He's a little faster than his brother. Jacob Clark runs the 1,600 meters. He's a little stronger than his brother. Both twins run the 800 meters. It's an event that showcases Issac's speed and Jacob's stamina, a middle ground that becomes the brothers' battleground. "It's the only event they both run," Pleasantville coach Alan Laws said. "In everything else, I have to keep them away from each other. " For the second Saturday in a row, the Greyhound juniors went 1-2 in the 800 meters.