October 30, 2015 |
Hours after finding out they were in line for a home playoff game, the Pleasantville boys' soccer team still had a little buisness to take care of in the Cape-Atlantic League on Wednesday afternoon. Oscar Mancia scored twice as the visiting Greyhounds beat Atlantic Tech, 3-2. The Greyhounds entered halftime with a 2-0 lead, but the hosts scored twice in the second half. Berthony Joseph also scored, and Alexis Olivera made five saves. Pleasantville is the fourth seed in South Jersey Group 2 and will host No. 13 Audubon in the first round.
October 3, 2015 |
Visiting Pleasantville, the 12th seed, won super tiebreakers at second and third singles Thursday to knock off No. 5 Haddon Heights, 3-2, in Round 1 of the South Jersey Group 1 tennis tournament. Ashley Deleon won, 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, (10-8), at second singles. Racquel Wynder won, 6-2, 3-6, (10-7), at third singles. Leslie Deleon won in straight sets at first singles for Pleasantville's other win. No. 4 Woodstown, which received a first-round bye, is up next for the Greyhounds. South Jersey Group 2 First Round.
May 5, 2015 |
Pleasantville's baseball team still doesn't have a field, but it does finally have a win. Antonio Mercado broke a tie with an RBI double in the bottom of the sixth Monday and the Greyhounds rallied for an 11-9 victory at Bridgeton in the Cape-Atlantic League. Michael Peralta added a two-run single late in the sixth to seal Pleasantville's first win. The game was played at Bridgeton because Pleasantville's field is under construction. Elsewhere in the Cape-Atlantic, Sean Mooney hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth to put Ocean City ahead for good in its 5-3 win over Egg Harbor Township.
December 28, 2014 |
Fans of the Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel received a scare this week when rumors of his death from a gunshot wound he sustained three weeks ago swirled online. But it was all just a hoax. "He's not dead," Pleasantville, N.J., Police Capt. Sean Riggin said Friday, repeating it more than once. Detectives, he said, interviewed Sigel on Christmas Eve, the first time they had spoken to him since the Dec. 5 shooting. Riggin declined to say what was discussed. The rumors of Sigel's death appear to have started on a website called NahaDaily.com.
December 23, 2014 |
Ken Allen dropped in 19 points as the Pleasantville boys' basketball team outlasted Wildwood, 70-65 in overtime, Sunday at the Ocean City PBA Tipoff. Allen sank three three-pointers and was 7 for 10 from the field. Omar Wallace added 13 points and 13 rebounds. Wildwood's Gerald Gibbs hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime. Also at the Ocean City PBA Tipoff, C.J. Barnes scored 23 points to lead Holy Spirit to an 83-59 win over Pemberton. John Middleton followed with 18 points.
December 11, 2014 |
The bullet that struck the Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel last week in Pleasantville, N.J., might have come from one or two vehicles whose occupants fired at the home of Sigel's brother-in-law, Pleasantville police said Tuesday afternoon. Sigel, who lived in the house, remains in critical but stable condition at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City. He has been awake at times but is breathing with the aid of a tube and ventilator and is unable to speak to investigators, Lt. Danny Adcock said.
October 7, 2014 |
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. - This down-on-its-luck stepsister town to neighboring Atlantic City has struggled economically for decades, languishing without a redevelopment plan or the ability to attract private investment. But a $38 million project that includes two apartment buildings and retail space on a vacant Main Street block is expected to set the cornerstone for economic growth and expanded development in the Atlantic County city, according to Jacqueline Amado-Belton, economic development director for the City of Pleasantville.
February 7, 2014 |
A dose of twin magic helped lead the Washington Township girls' basketball team to a nonleague victory Wednesday night. Twin sisters Kylie and Kelly Giedemann combined for 24 points in Washington Township's 43-37 home triumph over St. Joseph. Kylie Giedemann scored a team-high 15 points, nine coming before halftime. Kelly Giedemann added nine points. Dana DiRenzo led St. Joseph with 15 points, and Sammy Wetzel contributed 14. Cape-Atlantic United. Wildwood Catholic had four double-digit scorers in a 77-28 win at Pleasantville.
June 1, 2013 |
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. - When Pleasantville senior Jacob Clark finished the 1,600-meter run Friday in the Group 2 track and field championships, his first reaction was to take off his shoes. Clark, gasping for air after breaking the meet record and finishing first in 4 minutes, 13.85 seconds, struggled, from exhaustion, to remove his right shoe. After finally getting it off his foot, he decided the left would be too much work at that time, as he continued to catch his breath. Clark's twin, Isaac, despite many similarities including a state title, took to the heat much differently.
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.