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Archive: June, 2011

Life Center hires Pervis Ellison as basketball coach

Friday, June 24, 2011, 1:22 PM
Pervis Ellison, the former No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, has been hired by Life Center Academy in Burlington City as its basketball coach. Ellison lives in Voorhees. His son, Malik, is a rising 9th grader at Life Center and is considered one of the top young teen-age players in the state. Ellison... Read more

Hummel named girls' basketball coach at Lenape

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 10:07 AM
Rob Hummel, assistant coach for the Lenape boys' basketball team during two state championship seasons, has been named the girls' basketball head coach at the school. Hummel was an assistant at Lenape for 10 years, serving under Bill Lange and Chuck Guittar. Hummel was an assistant when Lenape... Read more

Burlington County's tough loss in Carpenter Cup finals

Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 7:00 PM
Hey, it's never easy to lose a title game. It's never easy to lose a title game of a nine-day, 16-team tournament that stretched from FDR Park to Coca Cola Park in Allentown, Pa., to Citizens Bank Park. But Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Lehigh Valley in the championship game of the 26th annual Carpenter... Read more
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