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February 14, 2000 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Middle Township's Tom Feraco seemed humbled by his latest coaching milestone. Feraco earned his 400th victory yesterday when Middle Township (17-3) defeated Holmdel, 46-43, in the Prime Time Shootout at Sovereign Bank Arena. Now in his 19th year, Feraco is 400-119. During his tenure, the Panthers have won six South Jersey championships and two state titles. They have appeared in a sectional final in each of the last 10 seasons. "Getting 400 doesn't validate greatness," Feraco said.
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February 7, 2009 | By Peter Mucha INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Resurrection Roman Catholic School in Cherry Hill canceled classes yesterday because of widespread illness. Principal Camille Forrest said 77 students stayed home sick, and 17 more became feverish and were dismissed early. Affected were more than a quarter of the Kings Highway school's 361 students, who attend preschool through eighth grade. Some became sick quickly, acting tired and looking pale, then developing intestinal problems and fevers, she said. Forrest was uncertain whether the illness was a norovirus or "stomach flu. " She urged parents to keep their children home until they are fever-free for at least 24 hours.
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December 8, 2005 | Daily News Wire Services
Pittsburgh Penguins owner-player Mario Lemieux was hospitalized yesterday for observation of an irregular heartbeat, the latest medical problem for a Hall of Famer who has missed the equivalent of five full seasons due to illness or injury. Lemieux was to be monitored overnight in an undisclosed hospital and won't play in tonight's home game with Minnesota. The team said his playing status will be day to day after that. According to Penguins general manager Craig Patrick, Lemieux reported having an irregular heartbeat after practice.
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August 20, 2003 | Daily News Wire Services
National champion Courtney Kupets yesterday became the third American to be scratched from the World Gymnastic Championships in Anaheim, Calif., when she went down in practice with a serious injury to her left Achilles' tendon. Kupets joins reigning world beam champion Ashley Postell (stomach flu) and vault specialist Annia Hatch (knee) on the sidelines. The United States finished second in the team finals last night behind China, which also won the gold medal at the Sydney Olympics.
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January 8, 2008 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
La Salle was missing another player last night but continued to win, posting a 56-37 victory over Penn in a Big Five game at Tom Gola Arena. Alyse Hoover was sidelined by a stomach flu. That left the injury-riddled Explorers (8-7, 1-1 Big Five) with just seven players available against the Quakers (3-10, 0-4). However, that was more than enough, as Carlene Hightower scored 17 points and Margaret Elderton added 10. Carrie Biemer had 11 points as the only Penn player to score in double figures.
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January 6, 2009 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Luke Harangody had 31 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 13 Notre Dame shot 45 percent against No. 9 Georgetown in a 73-67 victory last night in South Bend, Ind., that ended a five-game losing streak to the Hoyas. Harangody, who had never scored more than 13 points in three previous games against Georgetown, scored Notre Dame's final 13 points of the first half to give the Irish an 11-point lead. The Hoyas closed to 71-67 with 15 seconds left when Chris Wright scored inside, but Kyle McAlarney, who missed the front end of a one-and-one 14 seconds earlier, made two free throws with 12 seconds left.
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April 28, 1990 | From Inquirer Wire Services
James Worthy scored 34 points, including eight as Los Angeles took command early in the fourth quarter, and the Lakers went on to open the NBA playoffs with a 101-89 victory over the Houston Rockets last night. The victory in the first game of the best-of-five series was a milestone for Lakers coach Pat Riley. Riley tied former Boston coach Red Auerbach for the most career playoff victories in the NBA with 99. The Lakers trailed, 35-22, early in the second quarter, but came back to lead, 69-67, to begin the fourth period.
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March 3, 1993 | By Bob Ford, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
If there is a good time for the Sixers to play the Phoenix Suns, they might have found it. The Suns played last night in Portland, while the Sixers had the night off. Additionally, Phoenix was without starters Kevin Johnson and Richard Dumas last night, and will be without at least Johnson tonight. Before playing the Blazers, the Suns had lost two out of three games, matching their worst stretch of the season. The bad news, as usual, is that the Sixers aren't playing very well themselves.
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May 29, 1988 | From Inquirer Wire Services
Hale Irwin survived a stomach problem to retain his 1-shot lead yesterday after the third round of the $1 million Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. "My first priority is to get this stomach thing settled and get a good night's sleep," Irwin said after carding a last-hole bogey that trimmed his lead from 2 strokes to 1 over Curtis Strange, who tied the course record of 64, and South Africa's David Frost, who shot a 68. Irwin said the problem, which he called stomach flu, "hit me about 3 o'clock this morning.
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January 12, 2013 | By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Allentown, Pa., hospital set up a tent outside its emergency room to deal with the feverish patients. Flu season in the United States has struck early and, in many places, hard. While flu normally doesn't blanket the country until late January or February, it is already widespread in 40 states, with about 30 reporting some major hot spots.
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January 12, 2013 | By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Allentown, Pa., hospital set up a tent outside its emergency room to deal with the feverish patients. Flu season in the United States has struck early and, in many places, hard. While flu normally doesn't blanket the country until late January or February, it is already widespread in 40 states, with about 30 reporting some major hot spots.
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March 22, 2012 | By Chris Melchiorre, FOR THE INQUIRER
In 2009, Nicole Troost spent exactly two practices with the Shawnee freshman girls' lacrosse team. After the second one, Marisa McCormick, in her first stint as interim varsity coach, asked the Renegades' freshman coach a simple question about Troost: "Is she as good as I think she is?" Answer: "Yes, without a doubt. " "So I brought her up to varsity for a seven-vs.-seven. Literally, it was like watching a junior or a senior," McCormick said. "You couldn't even tell she was a freshman.
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February 7, 2009 | By Peter Mucha INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Resurrection Roman Catholic School in Cherry Hill canceled classes yesterday because of widespread illness. Principal Camille Forrest said 77 students stayed home sick, and 17 more became feverish and were dismissed early. Affected were more than a quarter of the Kings Highway school's 361 students, who attend preschool through eighth grade. Some became sick quickly, acting tired and looking pale, then developing intestinal problems and fevers, she said. Forrest was uncertain whether the illness was a norovirus or "stomach flu. " She urged parents to keep their children home until they are fever-free for at least 24 hours.
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January 6, 2009 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Luke Harangody had 31 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 13 Notre Dame shot 45 percent against No. 9 Georgetown in a 73-67 victory last night in South Bend, Ind., that ended a five-game losing streak to the Hoyas. Harangody, who had never scored more than 13 points in three previous games against Georgetown, scored Notre Dame's final 13 points of the first half to give the Irish an 11-point lead. The Hoyas closed to 71-67 with 15 seconds left when Chris Wright scored inside, but Kyle McAlarney, who missed the front end of a one-and-one 14 seconds earlier, made two free throws with 12 seconds left.
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January 8, 2008 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
La Salle was missing another player last night but continued to win, posting a 56-37 victory over Penn in a Big Five game at Tom Gola Arena. Alyse Hoover was sidelined by a stomach flu. That left the injury-riddled Explorers (8-7, 1-1 Big Five) with just seven players available against the Quakers (3-10, 0-4). However, that was more than enough, as Carlene Hightower scored 17 points and Margaret Elderton added 10. Carrie Biemer had 11 points as the only Penn player to score in double figures.
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December 5, 2007 | Daily News Wire Services
Kobe Bryant spent the day in his Minneapolis hotel room, unable to keep any food or fluids down for most of the afternoon. The same bout of the stomach flu sent teammate Andrew Bynum to the hospital, but Bryant refused similar treatment leading up to a game he knew his team had to win. He simply shook off the nausea and queasy stomach, scoring 13 of his 20 points in the first quarter to set the tone in the Los Angeles Lakers' 116-95 victory...
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December 27, 2006 | Daily News Wire Services
Randy Foye had a career night, and saved his best for last. The Villanova product Foye made a runner with 1.8 seconds left, and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew a 25-point lead before beating the visiting Chicago Bulls, 100-98, last night. Foye, who finished with a career-high 25 points, took the ball from Kevin Garnett and drove to the right side before putting a shot over Kirk Hinrich. "That's what I do best, make plays for myself and make plays for other people," Foye said.
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December 8, 2005 | Daily News Wire Services
Pittsburgh Penguins owner-player Mario Lemieux was hospitalized yesterday for observation of an irregular heartbeat, the latest medical problem for a Hall of Famer who has missed the equivalent of five full seasons due to illness or injury. Lemieux was to be monitored overnight in an undisclosed hospital and won't play in tonight's home game with Minnesota. The team said his playing status will be day to day after that. According to Penguins general manager Craig Patrick, Lemieux reported having an irregular heartbeat after practice.
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January 7, 2005 | Daily News Wire Services
Southern California coach Pete Carroll, mentioned as a possible target of the San Francisco 49ers' coaching search, said yesterday that he has no interest in the job. "I have not been contacted, I don't expect to be contacted, and I'm not interested," Carroll said. A former 49ers assistant and later head coach of the New York Jets and New England Patriots, Carroll has guided USC to consecutive national titles. Noteworthy Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair was involved in a car accident but not injured yesterday, just a week after having an operation on his sternum.
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August 20, 2003 | Daily News Wire Services
National champion Courtney Kupets yesterday became the third American to be scratched from the World Gymnastic Championships in Anaheim, Calif., when she went down in practice with a serious injury to her left Achilles' tendon. Kupets joins reigning world beam champion Ashley Postell (stomach flu) and vault specialist Annia Hatch (knee) on the sidelines. The United States finished second in the team finals last night behind China, which also won the gold medal at the Sydney Olympics.
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