April 26, 2013 |
Neshaminy gave Lauren Quense a pair of runs, and she did not allow visiting Bensalem to cross the plate, tossing a four-hit shutout and preserving a 2-0 win Thursday in Suburban One National softball. "She just gets stronger and stronger with each game," coach David Chichilitti said. "She's tough. I've never seen an athlete compete like she does. " The Fordham recruit struck out 15 and did not issue a walk. Julia McGovern scored on Sarah Snider-Leonhauser's double in the fourth after a leadoff single.
April 24, 2013 |
Radnor police were searching Tuesday for a man they say is a suspect in a carjacking that targeted a couple with an 8-month-old baby. Police say the couple were purchasing electronics at Micro Center at 550 E. Lancaster Ave. about 8 p.m. Monday. They were loading about $2,000 worth of purchases into their car when a man approached, asked if they needed help, and began loading packages into the car, police said. Initially, the couple thought he was an employee at Micro Center, police said.
April 19, 2013 |
Four months after accusing a Canadian couple of scheming to buy - and then burn down - his famed 19-bedroom Main Line mansion in an insurance-fraud plot, a Radnor Township man has decided to drop his legal battle with the pair and split the proceeds. Disclosed in court records, the deal means both sides get far more cash than either paid, or ever offered to pay, for the estate designed by Horace Trumbauer. Jerald S. Batoff, a real estate executive who had lived on the estate since 2001, will keep more than $7 million of the $18.5 million insurance payout.
April 18, 2013 |
Mary Bessborough, 98, of Center City, a native of Radnor who married a British aristocrat and later started the successful effort in London to preserve Benjamin Franklin's last existing home, died Saturday, April 13, at her home. Lady Bessborough raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the restoration of Franklin's London residence. In the 1950s she learned about the house at 36 Craven St. in London when her husband showed her a plaque marking Franklin's residence. Over the years, the home had been damaged and fallen into disrepair.
April 17, 2013 |
Lacey Stenson made a career-high 14 saves on Tuesday afternoon to lead Conestoga past visiting Radnor, 16-9, in a Central League girls' lacrosse game. Radnor struggled at times to keep Stenson busy, especially in the second half when Conestoga outscored Radnor by 10-4. Senior attack Shannon Quinn was the Red Raider who had the least bit of difficulty with Stenson, scoring a game-high four goals. Senior midfield Mackenzie Orr and junior midfield Maggie Friel scored three goals each for Conestoga.
April 17, 2013 |
Peter Donato and Mike Cherry scored three goals each Tuesday as host Radnor topped Conestoga, 10-3, to snap the Pioneers' 32-game Central League winning streak in boys' lacrosse. Conestoga, led by Jake Scott's two goals, last lost a league game on April 20, 2010. Inter-Ac. With two late goals, Ian Strain lifted Episcopal Academy over visiting Malvern Prep, 8-7. The midfielder tied the game with 1:25 left in regulation and won it in overtime. Ryan Hillburn led Malvern with three goals.
April 11, 2013 |
When you are a high school softball player and your birthday falls in the second week of April, you get accustomed to playing games instead of opening presents after the final school bell rings. For Alexa Naughton, a Springfield (Delco) senior who turned 18 on Wednesday, the game she played turned out to be better than anything gift-wrapped. The first baseman went 2 for 3 at the plate with a triple, a double, a walk, and five RBIs, helping the visiting Cougars defeat Central League opponent Radnor, 9-4. "First, I just look for my pitch," said Naughton, who thinks of herself as an aggressive batter.
March 28, 2013 |
Adam Erkis struck out seven and Sean Correlli stroked a rally-starting double as Radnor ended its Florida baseball trip with a 3-1 win over Hightstown (N.J.), 3-1, Wednesday in Bradenton. Erkis, a senior righthander, pitched six innings and allowed just three hits and three walks. Correlli led off the third with a double and scored on a groundout by Ellis Schaffer. Tom Austin scored another run on an error. The Red Raiders split their two Florida games and will open the Central League season Monday at Lower Merion.