Spring training is in full swing for the 2012 Philadelphia Phillies. Spring training is Major League Baseball’s version of the preseason and like the other major sports’ preseasons, spring training is a time for teams to try to work out their flaws and prepare for the upcoming grind of the regular season; the Phillies are no different.
After an unexpected hot start, the Philadelphia 76ers have struggled lately. They were up in the Atlantic division by several wins just a month ago.
The Rutgers University-Camden women’s softball team broke out of its early-season offensive slump in a big way Friday at the Rebel Spring Games.
Senior Wes Hollenbach (Hummelstown,PA/Lower Dauphin) worked eight-plus innings in his first collegiate start to lead theMessiahCollegebaseball team to a 6-3 victory over Rutgers University-Camden at the Florida Coast Spring Training Camp here Thursday morning.
The Rutgers University-Camden golf team opened its spring season Wednesday as it shot a 344 at the Myrtle Beach Shootout.
Junior right-hander James Bardenett (Syracuse, NY/Henninger) worked seven strong innings and sophomore righty Justin McCarthy (Mohegan Lake, NY/Lakeland) worked out of an eighth-inning jam and went on to earn a save as SUNY-Brockport edged Rutgers University-Camden 2-1 in a non-conference baseball game Friday at Campbell’s Field.
With spring right around the corner, another Phillies season is approaching as well. The Phillies had a disappointing ending to their 2011 season by losing in the first round of the playoffs to the eventual World Series champions
Everyone knows that the Phillies are the most dangerous team in the NL East, and perhaps in baseball. Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, and Shane Victorino have been on the team for years, and their consistency has led to multiple and consecutive playoff berths.
On March 3, Rutgers University-Camden sophomore Matt Curtis (West Deptford, NJ/West Deptford) and junior Alec Connelly (Cherry Hill, NJ/Paul VI) both set school records in their events as they competed in the ECAC Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship here Saturday at the New Balance 168th Street Armory.
At the beginning of the 2011-2012 NHL season, the Philadelphia Flyers were expected to be a top team not only in the Eastern Conference, but also in the entire NHL. For most of the season the Flyers have been a quality team, however, they have not been consistent enough to be considered a top tier team in the NHL.