May 13, 1996 |
Springfield High running back Marty Brown remained upbeat when Division I football recruiters did not beat down his door after a stellar high school career. The senior just wanted to play. Anywhere. Brown will play at Division II Shippensburg, and that is just fine for a player who rushed for more than 4,000 yards for the Cougars. "I'm happy with my decision," the 5-foot-10, 210-pound Brown said. "I know where I stand. I know what's best for me. " Brown, who has accepted a football scholarship/financial aid package from Shippensburg, stood taller in Central League football games than he did in the eyes of Division I recruiters.
August 25, 1990 |
Shippensburg, the first Pennsylvania team to play in the Little League World Series since 1969, is one game away from the finals. Bob Shannon struck out 14 yesterday as Shippensburg clung to the lead it had taken two days earlier to advance to today's semifinals of the rain-soaked tournament with a 3-1 victory over Mobile, Ala. In the other quarterfinal game, Wang Chih-Chang and Cheng Chang-Ming combined for a one-hitter and Hsieh Yi-Chieh drove...
May 17, 2001 |
Coatesville graduate Glen Woolard of the Kutztown University baseball team gave up two home runs, but they were the only hits the sophomore hurler allowed in the Golden Bears' 5-3 victory over Shippensburg in the second game of a doubleheader April 28. Spring-Ford graduate Stan Haraczka was 2 for 4 in the win. In the first game, sophomore Dan Newton, another Coatesville grad, went 2 for 3 to spark a 22-11 win. Making the grade Five...
December 3, 1997 |
Karen Kane-Grimes, a senior on the Slippery Rock women's soccer team, gave a few good-natured shoves to her Shippensburg opponent each time down the field when the teams met last month. Those actions didn't last long. "I had to stop because the ref kept looking at me," Kane-Grimes recalled, laughing. What the official didn't realize was that Kane-Grimes was just picking on her little sister, Sara. "It was just a few nudges here and there," Sara Kane-Grimes said. "I was a little nervous about the whole game.
December 13, 1987 |
Textile, breaking open a close game with a late scoring burst, defeated Shippensburg, 75-62, yesterday to give coach Herb Magee his 400th career victory. Magee, accepting congratulations from both his team and his family after the game, said his players performed so well that he might tell them he still had only 399 victories. "I may just lie to them," he said, laughing. "You'd like to think they play hard all the time, but you never know how much effect this had on their play.
May 30, 2016 |
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Chanel Brissett isn't likely to shrink from a challenge. After all, wilting during adversity doesn't help you qualify for the U.S. Olympic track and field trials as a junior in high school. Before Saturday afternoon's PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg, however, the Cheltenham phenom was tested. After banging her knee on a hurdle during Friday's 100-meter hurdle preliminaries, Brissett was forced to pull out of the 200 dash later that day. All she did on Saturday was win the Class 3A 100 hurdles in record time and anchor Cheltenham's 4x100 relay team while helping set another record.
March 5, 1997 |
Deirdre Kane, whose West Chester women's basketball team was informed that it was hosting the NCAA Division II East Regionals, then learned Monday that it wasn't, summed the bizarre situation up succinctly: "The NCAA giveth," the Golden Rams coach said, "and the NCAA taketh away. " The NCAA gaveth on Sunday, much to Kane's surprise. It tooketh away Monday, reversing itself by naming Shippensburg as the host site. "I honestly, absolutely, positively didn't think they would change their minds," Shippensburg coach Dave Smith said.
April 7, 2012 |
Temple's men's gymnastics scored a total 347.400 points to win the ECAC team championship at McGonigle Hall on Friday. The Owls, ranked No. 10 in the nation, advance to the NCAA championships, which will be held in Norman, Okla., on April 20-21. Temple was led by Chris Mooney, runner-up in all-around (88.300 points), and Adam Al-Rokh (Bensalem Christa McAuliffe Academy), fourth in all-around (83.000). Owls rally for naught. Trailing, 7-0, to Fordham, the visiting Temple baseball team racked up one run in the fifth inning and four runs in the sixth, but lost to the Rams, 8-5. La Salle falls.
October 27, 2012 |
After a scoreless first half, the Fordham Rams took control of the game, scoring early and often Friday to hand the host Temple Owls a 3-0 setback in women's soccer. Approaching the end of her collegiate career, redshirt senior Tara Murphy tied her season high in saves with 12, giving her 217 since transferring to Temple in 2010. Her career saves total places her fourth on Temple's all-time list. Field hockey. Nationally ranked Massachusetts showed its strength against Temple, allowing just one late goal as the Owls suffered a 4-1 setback.
January 9, 2013 |
Shippensburg quarterback Zach Zulli (Perkiomen Valley), the offensive player of the year, and defensive end Jake Metz (Souderton), were named Tuesday to the first-team Don Hansen Football Gazette Division II Super Region 1 squad. Both are juniors. Senior linebacker Cody Fleming (Upper Perkiomen) and junior cornerback Avery Coleman (Penncrest) were second-team selections for Shippensburg, and senior defensive lineman Mark Kahlil Smith (Lower Merion) earned a place on the third team.