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  • Groller's Corner Top 11 stories/events of 2011 -- Part I from No.11 to No. 8

     
    Everybody's doing year-in-review lists and stories this week. Why not Groller's Corner? It has been an eventful year here on Groller's Corner with lots of special moments and events taking place. I know lots of folks are still complaining about the new...
  • Johnny Bench coming to the Lehigh Valley to speak for LIfePath

     
    Give her credit. Ann Marie Surovy works fast when it comes to lining up the keynote speakers for the annual Lifepath and PICPA (Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants) Thanksgiving Benefit and Awards Luncheon annually held on the day...
  • Mount Dora golfer shares in Internatonal Four-Ball crown

     
    It’s a tossup as to which was the more impressive facet of the International Four-Ball title won by Mount Dora’s Jon Veneziano and Fort Lauderdale’s Ryan Abbate: Their second-round 58 or who they held off down the stretch. Veneziano...
  • SANDBERG vs. ELWAY? IT MIGHT'VE HAPPENED ... AND MORE ABOUT A YOUNG RYNE SANDBERG

     
    Jim Walden isn't sure what type of NFL career Ryne Sandberg might've had. But the man who would've coached Sandberg at Washington State had the Phillies not been able to sign the 18-year-old Parade All-American quarterback following the 1978 baseball...
  • Would you believe ...

     
    Would you believe.... That after homering against Tampa Bay this week, Jimmy Rollins now has homered against 26 of the other 29 major league teams. The only teams he hasn't homered against are Texas (34 ABs), Seattle (37 ABs) and......
  • Making conversation with MGMT: Band talks about new disc, even though it's not supposed to

     
    With electronic band MGMT’s third disc in the works for months and an expected late 2012 release date already off the table, its label is clearly anxious. MGMT So it’s understandable when a Fenway Records representative asks that a reporter......
  • BBWAA-Philly Chapter announces annual award winners

     
    The Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the winners of its annual Phillies awards today. Cole Hamels was the unanimous choice for the Steve Carlton Most Valuable Pitcher Award and Carlos Ruiz won the Mike...
  • Johnny Bench coming to Valley the day before Thanksgiving

     
    We've had this here on Groller's Corner earlier this year, but with it now being October and the Reds in the Major League Baseball playoffs, it's a good time to remind area sports fans that Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench will be the keynote speaker...
  • Rose getting into the Hall of Fame is still a thorny issue for Bench

     
    I did not get to ask any questions of Johnny Bench on Wednesday during his appearance in the Lehigh Valley. He had to leave immediately after his presentation at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Foglesville. By the time I got from my table to his,...
  • All-Peninsula District baseball

    Warwick's Jason Ellington, who has driven in 46 runs in 19 games, was named the Peninsula District player of the year in a vote by the PD's 10 coaches Thursday night. Regular-season champion Menchville had three representatives on the first team —...
  • All-Anne Arundel County: Baseball

    Dylan Taylor Severna Park, Taylor was the No. 1 pitcher on the Falcons and anchored their run to the state 4A championship.Taylor, a senior,went 9-0 with a 1.68 ERA. He recorded a no-hitter in the region quarterfinals, and two days later he pitched...