• Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, senior citizens, and transgender women (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN)

    The first, scariest, and most important detail I need to note about this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition is the fact I am closer in age to Martha Stewart than I would be if a 20-year-old model — like Paulina Porizkova, in 1985, hubba hubba — graced the cover. Yes. I am closer in age […]

  • Neshaminy softball blanked by Pennridge in first round of playoffs

    SELLERSVILLE, Pa. — The adrenaline was pumping and Averi Dockery had her change-up working wonders, as Pennridge jumped into postseason play with a 6-0 shutout of rival Neshaminy Monday night. “It’s amazing,” Dockery said of the Rams’ District 1-6A opener at Druckenmiller Park. “I love the girls. I love the team and I’m so excited […]

  • McCaffery: Kody Clemens showing Phillies he has staying power

    With his ability to hit for power, Kody Clemens has carved out a niche for himself in the Phillies lineup.

  • Phillies Notebook: Zack Wheeler does not supply a command performance

    As the Phillies continued to try to regain standings decency, they were expecting Zack Wheeler to continue his recent trend of ace pitching Monday. They would be disappointed.

  • HS Baseball Wrap: Allentown advances with shutout in CJ III Tournament

    ALLENTOWN — J.D. Alster threw a five-hit shutout at 11th-seeded JFK-Iselin to lead the sixth-seeded Allentown High baseball team to a 5-0 win Monday in the opening round of the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletics Association Central Jersey Group III Tournament at Dan Venet Field. Eddie Werse went 2-for-2, and Chris Whalen was 2-for-3 with a […]

  • HS Softball Wrap: Conwell-Egan captures 25th PCL title

    ASTON, Pa. – From a Conwell-Egan perspective, the Philadelphia Catholic League softball championship trophy is back where it belongs. Ending a 16-year drought, Conwell-Egan beat Archbishop Ryan, 6-3, on Monday afternoon to capture the PCL championship for a remarkable 25th time. The game was played at Neumann University and both the top and bottom of […]

  • Lawrence baseball shuts out Colts Neck to win its CJ III opener

    LAWRENCE TWP. — Whether batting out of the No. 4 or 5 hole this season, Teak Toto has been a key component in the Lawrence High varsity baseball team’s turnaround. Though only a sophomore outfielder, Toto has been producing wherever he is in the lineup, and that was good news Monday when the fourth-seeded Cardinals […]

  • Pennsbury softball erupts for 11 runs in 5th inning to beat Perk Valley in playoff opener

    FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. – It’s a good thing high school softball has a run rule because if it didn’t Pennsbury might still be batting in the bottom of the fifth inning. It took a while for the Pennsbury bats to get going in a PIAA District 1 Class 6A opener on Monday, but when they […]

  • Mason Grant pitches Steinert baseball past Neptune in CJ III first round

    HAMILTON — Coming off one of his worst outings of the season, Mason Grant came back with one of his best. And considering the magnitude of the game, it probably was definitively his best as the sophomore threw six masterful innings in pitching top-seeded Steinert to an 8-1 victory over 16th-seeded Neptune in a NJSIAA […]

  • Nine CVC boys lacrosse teams qualify for NJSIAA state tournament

    Nine of the 12 Colonial Valley Conference boys teams qualified for the NJSIAA state tournament when the brackets were unveiled Monday. In South Jersey Group II, fifth-seeded Allentown, sixth-seeded Hopewell Valley and eighth-seeded Robbinsville will all host first-round games on Saturday. The Redbirds (12-6) will take on Jackson Liberty (8-8), the Bulldogs (10-5-1) face 11th-seeded […]

  • Trenton’s Locust Hill Cemetery to hold Memorial Day ceremony

    TRENTON – The 6th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops Reenactors will partner with the Kiwanis Club of Trenton and Trenton’s Department of Recreation to host a Memorial Day Remembrance at Locust Hill Cemetery. On Saturday at 11 a.m. attendees will give thanks to the service of Civil War Veterans at the historic cemetery. Established in 1861, […]

  • Fire at Trenton Junior High 1 brings criminal investigation (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)

    Red tape usually describes issues with challenges associated with excessive bureaucracy or rules that stymie information gathering. The red tape tied to posts and pillars behind Trenton Junior One School represented something more sinister. This strand of scarlet read — Crime Scene Do Not Cross — a suggestion that last week’s multiple-alarm fire that dropped […]