August 17, 2016 |
Two boys riding on an all terrain vehicle were seriously injured Sunday when they were hit by a pickup truck in Winslow Township, Camden County, police said. The boys, ages 9 and 11 and residents of Magnolia, were airlifted to Cooper University Hospital in Camden for treatment of multiple injuries, police said. There is no additional information on their conditions. Police said a pickup driven by Paul Pascu, 57, of Sicklerville, was westbound on North Grove Street in a wooded section of the township about 3:20 p.m. when it hit the ATV with boys on it as they crossed the roadway.
June 10, 2016 |
BAYVILLE, N.J. - Briana Gess has been racing for most of her life. She is used to tough competition. She is used to winning, too - especially in the 1,600 meters in the Meet of Champions. This was something new. This was a step-for-step, elbow-to-elbow sprint between Gess, a Hadddonfield junior, and Freehold Township senior Ciara Roche for the final 100 meters of the event at Central Regional High School. "I've never been in a race like that," Gess said after her dramatic victory.
May 28, 2016 |
One year ago, Shakira Dancy was competing for New Manchester High School in the Douglas County, Ga., track and field championships. Three months ago, Dancy was competing for Eastern High School at the New Jersey indoor track and field championships. On Friday, Dancy will lead Winslow Township High School into the South Jersey Group 3 championships at Central Regional High School. "I adapt quickly," Dancy said of her nomadic lifestyle over the last 12 months. Dancy also runs quickly.
April 30, 2016 |
The giant screen that sits high atop the field at the Penn Relays is there for a reason. On Thursday evening, Haddonfield Memorial junior Briana Gess used it to sneak a peek at Weini Kelati, the Heritage (Leesburg, Va.) junior who flirted with the Relays Record (9 minutes, 15.3 seconds) during the girls' 3,000 meters. Kelati finished in 9:19.91. "She's just incredible," Gess said. "I was watching her on the screen when I was running. " Gess, competing by herself for the first time at the Relays, finished 12th overall (9:50.95)
April 29, 2016
Here are some South Jersey competitors to follow at the Penn Relays: Boys 4x400 relay: Pennsauken, with Rider recruit Marquan Jones on the anchor, pushed Paul VI to the limit at the Woodbury Relays on April 16 with a time of 3 minutes, 17:45 seconds and ran a 3:18.1 at a dual meet on Tuesday. 4x100 relay: Pennsauken ran 42.43, the No. 1 time in New Jersey this spring, at the Woodbury Relays and is led by Jones and Martin Booker Jr. Camden ran 42.50 that same day with Michigan football recruit Brad Hawkins on the anchor.
April 24, 2016 |
Madison LaPlante achieved her 100th career hit with ease Friday as host Shawnee routed Winslow Township, 19-0, in an Olympic Conference softball game. The senior also drove in two runs. Marisa Fulcher set the table for the Renegades by going 2 for 3 with two runs scored and an RBI of her own. In other Olympic Conference action: Erika Coreth had a double, triple and drove in two RBIs to help host Washington Township shut out Camden Catholic, 9-0. Tri-County Conference.
April 18, 2016 |
W hen Jordan Burroughs looked at his name high on the wall of the gymnasium, he also saw two numbers. One was his career wins: 115. One was his career losses: 20. Back at Winslow Township High School for an informal meet-and-greet on Tuesday night, Burroughs joked about his victory total, which places him about 175th on South Jersey's all-time list. "I thought I had more," Burroughs said with a smile. But it's the other number that underlines the lesson that Burroughs' astounding post-high school success provides for other wrestlers, and for athletes in other sports.
April 13, 2016 |
With his team down by a run in the game's final inning on Monday, Wayne Jackson belted a walk-off two-run home run to give Winslow Township a 2-1 win over Paul VI in an Olympic Conference baseball game. Isaiah Shaw picked up the victory in relief, striking out two in the top of the seventh. In other Olympic Conference action: Jack Herman went 3 for 4 with a two-run homer to power host Eastern in a 12-4 victory over Shawnee. The sophomore also scored three runs. Davis Schneider had a a pair of hits, an RBI, and a run scored.
April 1, 2016 |
Police said a South Jersey man has been arrested for allegedly setting more than 20 brushfires over the last two years. Dennis Casario, 62, was apprehended after New Jersey Forest Fire Service officials saw him pull over on Beebetown Road in Winslow on Tuesday, start a fire in the brush, and leave the scene, Winslow Township police said. Authorities had been conducting surveillance in the area after multiple forest fires were deliberately set there over the last several weeks, police said.