March 6, 2004 |
Villanova senior Courtney Mix was named the Big East women's basketball scholar-athlete last night at the conference's annual awards dinner before the start of this year's tournament, which begins today at the Hartford Civic Center. Mix, the daughter of 76ers broadcaster and former player Steve Mix, was also named to the all-Big East second team. Villanova sophomore Liad Suez was named to the all-Big East third team. Connecticut senior Diana Taurasi, the player of the year, headed the first team that also has Rutgers junior Cappie Pondexter, Georgetown senior Rebekkah Brunson, Notre Dame junior Jacqueline Batteast, Boston College junior Jessalyn Deveny, and Miami sophomore Tamara James.
August 19, 2002 |
Levittown's Babe Ruth League team captured the Babe Ruth World Series title Saturday with a 12-5 victory over Lakeshore, La., in the championship game in Abbeville, La. The win capped a magical postseason run for the 13-year-olds, who narrowly defeated Kennewick, Wash., in the quarterfinals and Jefferson Parish, La., in the semifinals of the 10-team, pool-play tournament. Also competing in the event were Waterford, Conn.; Youngstown, Ohio; Hendersonville, N.C.; Brooklyn Area, Minn.
April 11, 2012 |
PENN SENIOR guard Zack Rosen was named Big 5 player of the year and scholar-athlete of the year. La Salle's Earl Pettis was most improved player and Jerrell Wright was rookie of the year. Temple's Fran Dunphy was picked coach of the year for the third straight year. Joining Rosen on the All-Big 5 first team are: Ramone Moore (Temple), Maalik Wayns (Villanova), Khalif Wyatt (Temple) and Langston Galloway (Saint Joseph's). On the second team are: La Salle's Tyreek Duren, Pettis and Ramon Galloway, Saint Joseph's Carl Jones and C.J. Aiken and Temple's Juan Fernandez.
December 9, 2012 |
The 68th annual Brooks Irvine Memorial Football Club banquet will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Cherry Hill. The all-South Jersey football team, selected by The Inquirer in conjunction with the club and area coaches, will be introduced. The club also will honor four college players of the year: Penn State's Gerald Hodges (Paulsboro), Maine's Chris Howley (Triton), Johns Hopkins' Taylor Maciow (Cherokee), and Gettysburg's Kody Smith (Shawnee). The club's sportsmanship award will be presented to Bishop Eustace Prep.
April 18, 1999 |
The basketball season is winding down for Simon Gratz shooting guard Jermaine Robinson. The recruiting season is starting to heat up. The 6-foot-1 Robinson scored 22 points to spark the Hunting Park Warriors to a 60-57 victory over H.B.A. Mallery yesterday in the championship game of the Albert C. Donofrio Classic at the Fellowship House of Conshohocken. Robinson was named one of the tournament's two most valuable players. Mallery's Khalid Bray, a senior at Central who finished with 12 points and five rebounds, was the other.
June 22, 2003 |
The court wasn't grass, but the field and finals certainly had an international flavor yesterday at the United States Junior International Grass Court Championships. Because of this week's rain, the boys' and girls' finals were held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club's indoor facility instead of on the club's gorgeous outdoor grass courts. Even without the green grass, the play was still splendid. Champions were crowned from the original 32-player fields. Competition opened on Monday.
March 7, 2007 |
Villanova guard Scottie Reynolds joined the likes of Allen Iverson and Patrick Ewing last night by earning the Big East rookie-of-the- year award. The point guard became Villanova's first winner since Tim Thomas won the award in 1997. Reynolds averaged 14.1 points per game overall, but in Big East play, he averaged 18.4 points and 4.1 assists. Accepting the award, Reynolds joked that the award belonged as much to his teammates for "putting up with me. " "You just have to go out there and get it done," said Reynolds, who is from Herndon, Va. "The seniors kind of took control of everything and made me feel comfortable.
May 6, 2008 |
Chauncey Billups scored 28 points, three on a disputed shot at the end of the third quarter, as Detroit got past visiting Orlando, 100-93, last night to take a 2-0 lead in the second-round series. Billups officially made a three-pointer with 0.5 seconds left in the third. The possession started with 5.1 seconds as Billups dribbled in the backcourt and it appeared to take 5.2 seconds according to replays the officials weren't allowed to use during a delay lasting several minutes.
May 14, 2003 |
The San Antonio Spurs have pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to the brink of elimination. But the three-time champions are proving they won't go away easily - if at all. One game after overcoming a 16-point deficit, the visiting Lakers nearly erased a 25-point hole before falling, 96-94, when Robert Horry's three-pointer with 3 seconds left went in and out last night. David Robinson got the final rebound, as the Spurs, who never trailed, took a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference second-round series.