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Bill Iezzi: Delran Wrestler Mike Gericke

Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 12:06 PM
I met Delran's Mike Gericke at a quad meet at Burlington Township and he was impresive. A sophomore, Gericke wrestles at 103 pounds and is still learning the sport. So when he pinned Township's Pat Malloy with a half nelson in 1:16, the moment was special for him and the Bears, who won the m,atch... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Delran Wrestler Mike Gericke

Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 12:05 PM
I met Delran's Mike Gericke at a quad meet at Burlington Township and he was impresive. A sophomore, Gericke wrestles at 103 pounds and is still learning the sport. So when he pinned Township's Pat Malloy with a half nelson in 1:16, the moment was special for him and the Bears, who won the m,atch... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Paulsboro Wrestler Can Top List

Tuesday, February 2, 2010, 3:44 PM
Every wrestling fan in South Jersey knows that Paulsboro senior Joe Duca is one of the best 125 pounders in the state. What they might not know is that Duca advanced to second place on the school's all-time winning list Jan. 30 during a match with Absegami. Duca pinned Nathaniel Ross in 4 minutes... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Paulsboro Coach Paul Morina

Saturday, January 30, 2010, 6:10 PM
I got chuckle out of Paul Morina's story today about how he and his brother idolized Gene Barber so much when they were young wrestlers that they used to say that Barber was their cousin. Morina presented Barber, coach of the Absegami Braves, a plaque for achieving his 500th victory on Jan. 20 in... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Holy Cross Wrestling Match Cancelled

Friday, January 29, 2010, 3:24 PM
I was all set to go watch Bishop Eustace wrestle Holy Cross in a nonleague match this afternoon (Jan. 29) when Dan Dockery called me. Dockery, the Holy Cross athletic director, said the match would not take place. No makeup date would be forthcoming. Read more

Bill Iezzi: Clearview Wrestler Javier Betancourt

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 9:46 PM
Clearview's Javier Betancourt surprised me Wednesday night. The senior 285 pounder rallied in the third period against Delsea's Chris Halikman for a 3-2 win, his first of the season. Betancourt is 1-3. Halikman, also a senior, failed in his bid for his fifth win of the season. Betancourt won the... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Willingboro Handles Cinnaminson Again

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 12:53 PM
Cinnaminson and Willingboro could meet again in the NJSIAA South Group 2 boys' basketball tournament, but if they do, the outcome could be the same. Willingboro, with its speed, athleticism and pressure defense, has defeated the Pirates twice this season , 69-50 and 73-60. Cinnaminson has one of... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Absegami - Paulsboro Wrestling Time Change

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 12:31 PM
The varsity match between No. 5 Absegami and No. 2 Paulsboro Saturday (Jan. 30) has been moved up from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m.at Paulsboro. Read more

Bill Iezzi: LCM-Prep Wrestling Change

Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 2:27 PM
St. Augustine Prep's wrestling match with visiting Lower Cape May tonight (Jan. 26) has been cancelled, with no new date scheduled. The Prep is third in the Cape-Atlantic League National Conference with a 2-0 record. LCM is fourth at 2-1. Read more

Friends' Central beats GA in Kobe Classic

Sunday, January 24, 2010, 4:13 PM
By Rick O’BrienINQUIRER STAFF WRITER It was quite a weekend for Friends’ Central. The Phoenix followed a key league win over Abington Friends yesterday with a 64-51 triumph against Germantown Academy today in Game 2 of the 11th annual Kobe Bryant/Philly.Com/Rally Classic... Read more
About this blog
Bill Iezzi has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1985 and South Jersey sports since 2006.

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer high school sports reporter since 2004. He was named the 2007 media person of the year by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association.

Don Beideman has covered high school sports for The Inquirer since 1989. Among his favorites are field hockey and lacrosse.

Rick O’Brien has been at The Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Phil Anastasia has followed the South Jersey sports scene since 1980. A South Jersey native, Phil joined the Inquirer as a sports columnist in May 2008 after nearly 30 years with the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill.

Marc Narducci has covered South Jersey high school sports for the majority of his tenure with The Inquirer, which began in 1983. After a few years of covering the NFL and NBA, Marc returns to South Jersey, serving as the assigning editor, columnist and beat writer for various sports.

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