February 17, 1992 |
Neither team left the other time to breathe. A basket. Answered by another. Quick strike followed by quick strike in rapid-fire progression that left spectators and competitors dizzy. Until it came down to this. A prescient judgment and a nod probably determined one of the best high school basketball games - boys or girls - this season, when Downingtown squeezed by Cardinal O'Hara, 80-77, on Saturday . The game matched the No. 1 (Downingtown) and No. 2 (O'Hara) teams in Southeastern Pennsylvania as ranked by The Inquirer.
May 20, 1986 |
First it was bear claws. Now wild rabbits have closed a Chinese restaurant in Camden County. The latest restaurant ordered closed was the China Flower on Kings Highway in Mount Ephraim, according to Robert Pirrotta, county health department supervisor. Pirrotta said the China Flower was closed Friday after unskinned, ungutted rabbits were found in the restaurant's freezer. Since the animals were frozen together, he said he isn't sure how many rabbits there were. Jong K. Chin, the China Flower's owner, told inspectors the rabbits were for personal use and were not on the menu.
September 13, 1995 |
The average man spends more than three months shopping for a car before buying one, tracking his prey like a hunter and even skulking around dealerships after hours, a survey said yesterday. "Men hunt for cars the way an experienced tracker hunts for wild game," said Mike Lafavore, editor for Men's Health magazine which published the J.D. Power and Associates survey. "They spend a lot of time just planning their attack, arming thsmselves with the necessary weapons and stalking their prey when hopefully it can't see them," he added.
January 18, 2012
The Pennsylvania Game Commission says it is still investigating, but it appears that a Western Pennsylvania hunter using a crossbow shot another man in the thigh after mistaking him for a deer. Authorities aren't releasing the names of either man while the investigation continues. The injury happened at dusk, about 5 p.m. Monday, in a wooded area of North Union Township, about 40 miles south of Pittsburgh. Monday was the last day of deer archery season in that part of the state. Officials say the 59-year-old hunter apparently mistook the victim, who is believed to be 18 or 19, for wild game.
January 21, 1987 |
When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest, the word "cutlet" had a very special and specific meaning. Cutlets were my very favorite cut of meat. They were always breaded with cracker crumbs, fried crisp and served with a heaping pile of mashed potatoes and lots of gravy. They were also always pork. More specifically, they were little nuggets of pork meat that came from either the temple of the pig's head or the cheek. The temple cutlets were the best, but both were wonderful. Cutlets of that kind are hard to find in today's marketplace, but cutlets of all other kinds are available everywhere.
May 17, 2014 |
Haverford College suffered its first loss in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament Thursday, losing by 10-2 to Baldwin Wallace (27-18) in the Mid-Atlantic Regional in Moosic, Pa. Haverford, 23-19 and seeded eighth, will play the loser of the Susquehanna-Rowan game on Friday morning. In another Mid-Atlantic Regional game, Corey Lee scattered 10 hits over seven innings to lead Misericordia (30-14-1) to a 4-3 victory over top-seeded Moravian (32-12) in an elimination game. In a wild game in the Ithaca (N.Y.)
March 28, 1988 |
While growing up on a cattle ranch in Kenya's Rift Valley, David Hopcraft watched the vegetation on the rangeland disintegrate. He still remembers what his great-aunt told him after the first dust storm ever to hit the area. She spoke of riding horses across the same land 25 years earlier. The grass was up to the horse's belly. "Everybody said it was just overgrazing, and I accepted that explanation," Hopcraft recalls now. Hopcraft has spent his adult life searching for a more complete answer to the encroaching desertification that, according to U.N. figures, threatens 90 percent of the world's rangelands.
December 4, 2001 |
It's not that I hate hunters; I just hate hunting. Here in South Jersey, going after wild game is too often a wild game in itself. The peace of our pinewoods province is invaded annually by average humans who become predators more animalistic than their prey. They conduct a deer roundup that is much like an African jungle expedition. The major difference is that tribesmen go after game for food, while these local yokels are most concerned with impressing one another with their marksmanship, which sometimes gets sidetracked and threatens pets that get in the way. Gangs of hunters stand along our country roads, stationed within sight of each other, and proceed to behave like hedonistic Hottentots.
February 1, 2009 |
Erz Ezell was in foul trouble again. He was on the bench again. But this time, the Deptford senior found a way to make plays and avoid that costly whistle. He played the entire fourth quarter and overtime with four fouls, helping Deptford to a 71-66 victory over previously undefeated Woodbury. "It keeps happening to me," said Ezell, a 6-foot-3 guard. "It gets so frustrating. I'm being overaggressive. " Ezell kept his poise and scored eight of his 15 points in the final 12 minutes as Deptford (12-2)
March 31, 2009
Twenty-four years after Villanova University won its magical basketball championship, the men's team is taking fans on another thrilling ride. The Wildcats defeated Big East rival Pitt Saturday night to reach the Final Four. The victory set off celebrations on campus and throughout watering holes in the city. They don't call it "March Madness" for nothing. Coach Jay Wright's team won a wild game that saw 13 lead changes in the second half. The heroics culminated with point guard Scottie Reynolds driving the lane and sinking the winning shot with 0.5 seconds to play.