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After 20 Years of Advancing Education Through Sports, Princeton AD Walters Enjoying Final Weeks in Office

Despite the seemingly idyllic scene as he lounged in his backyard a few weeks ago on Memorial Day, casually dressed in a t-shirt and shorts with birds chirping overhead and…

PHS Lacrosse Senior Standouts Halliday, Lopez-Ona Get the Nod as Town Topics’ Top Spring Performers

Kevin Halliday isn’t one to give up easily. With the Princeton High boys’ lacrosse team trailing Allentown 10-9 with seconds remaining in the second half of the Mercer County Tournament…

Toughened Up by Competing Against Boys, Burke Emerged as Top Player on PHS Golf

Having divided her athletic efforts between golf and soccer, Laura Burke faced a crossroads in 2011 during her freshman year at Princeton High. “I was playing golf pretty well my…

Emphasizing Fundamentals, Building Character, Hun’s Quirk Makes Trenton Softball Hall of Fame

For players on the Hun School softball team, earning the squad’s “Iron Woman” award is a coveted honor. “It is for commitment; you get it if you don’t miss a…

Displaying Its Veteran Savvy, Will to Win Ivy Inn Prevails in Summer Hoops Opener

Bobby Davison acknowledged that Father Time is catching up with him as his Ivy Inn squad started its 2014 campaign last week in the Princeton Recreation Department Summer Men’s Basketball…

Producing Dominant Season in the Hammer Throw, PU Sophomore Ratcliffe Looking for NCAA Title

When Julia Ratcliffe was about 12, her father brought home a special surprise one day. “He said Julia I have got you a present,” said Ratcliffe, a native of Hamilton,…

Coming Up With School-Record Throw, PHS’s Bazile Wins State Shot Put Crown

Michelle Bazile joined the track team at the John Witherspoon School in the spring of 2008 because she was looking to fit in. “I was kind of anti-social at the…

After Decades Distinguished by Class, Success PHS Swimming, Soccer Coach Hand Retiring

Going by the numbers, it is clear that Greg Hand knows something about winning. In 23 seasons as the head coach of the Princeton High girls’ soccer team, Hand has…

Playing Solidly Down the Stretch, PHS Softball Excited About Future

After losing 12 of its first 15 games this season, the Princeton High softball team could have thrown in the towel. Instead, the Little Tigers came alive down the stretch,…

Sticking Together Through Difficult Season, PDS Baseball Has Good Foundation in Place

Murphy’s Law certainly applied to the Princeton Day School baseball team this spring. Things started going wrong in the first inning of the season opener as PDS pitching ace and…