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Bill Iezzi: Erial Has High Hopes

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 5:59 PM
With Council Rock Newtown's elimination from the Little League baseball Pennsylvania state tournament Wednesday, all eyes are on Erial. In the first game of the New Jersey state Little League tournament, Erial is scheduled to take on Paramus at 5 p.m. Friday at the Monroe Township Little League Complex... Read more

PIAA District 1 Class AAAA and AAA hoops brackets

Sunday, February 14, 2010, 7:44 PM
By Rick O’BrienINQUIRER STAFF WRITER Plymouth Whitemarsh, Penn Wood, Souderton and Coatesville are the top seeds in the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA boys’ basketball tournament. The Colonials were seeded first in the 32-team tournament by a steering committee yesterday... Read more

Friends Schools League finals set!!

Friday, February 12, 2010, 4:21 PM
The Friends Schools League has found a new date and site for its boys' and girls' basketball championship games. The snow had postponed a doubleheader originally scheduled for tonight at Philadelphia University.The doubleheader is now set for tomorrow at Haverford College. At 5 p.m., Friends' Central... Read more

PW names Dan Chang as new football coach

Thursday, February 4, 2010, 12:18 PM
Dan Chang, a an assistant for five years at North Penn, has been named as the new Plymouth Whitemarsh head fotoball coach. Chang, a 2001 North Penn graduate, coached the Knights' offensive and defensive lines. He is a health and physical education teacher at Colonial Middle School. Chang replaces... Read more

Local schools land area football recruits

Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 6:36 PM
By Rick O’Brien INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Temple, Villanova and Penn fared well in landing some of the area’s top high school football recruits. Signing today with Temple were four players from Southeastern Pennsylvania schools: Haverford School linebacker Wyatt Benson, Upper... 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

ANC triumphs in Game 3 of Kobe Bryant/Philly.com/Rally Classic

Saturday, January 23, 2010, 5:30 PM
By Rick O’BrienINQUIRER STAFF WRITER Leaning heavily on 6-foot-9 junior forward Rakeem Christmas, who produced a game-high 21 points and 12 rebounds, Academy of the New Church turned back Imhotep Charter, 62-54, this afternoon in the 11th annual Philly.Com/Rally Classic at Archbishop... Read more

Rick O'Brien: Gonzalez to Pittsburgh?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 11:08 AM
By Rick O’Brien INQUIRER STAFF WRITER According to a source, Bethlehem Liberty football standout Anthony Gonzalez has orally committed to play for Pittsburgh. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Gonzalez, a dual-threat quarterback and rugged defensive back, had also considered... Read more

Rick O'Brien: North Penn wins AAAA baseball title

Monday, June 15, 2009, 11:50 AM
ALTOONA -- Another stellar effort from ace righthander Eric Ruth. Error-free defense, including a key 6-3-5 double play in the fourth. A 2-for-3 showing from No. 9 batter Mark Grassie. It all added up to a 3-1 victory for North Penn in th the PIAA Class AAAA final at Blair County Ballpark, home of... Read more

Locals to compete in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 6:23 PM
Some people have all the luck. Here I am dying to go on vacation and Swenson’s Shanae Bailey, Seneca’s Michelle Brown and Methacton’s Carlton Lavong have expense-paid trips to Carolina, Puerto Rico. The three juniors were selected to the National Scholastic Sports Foundation team... 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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