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Florence's Field Hockey Firecracker

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 9:18 PM
Florence has a firecracker of a forward and she happens to be the coach's daughter. Lexi Smith, whose mother is head coach Gina Smith, enters her third season as a starter with 87 goals. The junior already has broken the school's career scoring record of 73, set by Melissa Bond in 1995. Now Smith... Read more

Shawnee's Field Hockey Future(s)

Saturday, September 3, 2011, 3:56 PM
Shawnee has two players who may help to determine the team's future this season. They are Elite Futures players Amily Arnot and Marissa Cutry. A four-year starter, Arnot is a playmaking forward. A three-year starter, Cutry is listed as a defender but she is more of a midfielder with defensive and... Read more

Rancocas Valley Field Hockey

Friday, September 2, 2011, 6:05 PM
Rancocas Valley has adopted a wait and see attitude towards the field hockey team. The Red Devils have two returning starters, five letter winners, a goaltending job up for grabs and a group of eager players anxious to get varsity experience. - Bill Iezzi Read more

Bill Iezzi: Division 1 Desirable

Friday, August 19, 2011, 10:33 PM
Dan Mastromatteo, Holy Spirit's heavily recruited linebacker, said 20 schools were after him before he committed to North Carolina in early June. The Tar Heels were one of 12 Division 1 programs who wanted him, he added. Mastromatteo decommitted in late July, then recommitted in early August. He... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Holy Spirit's Quarterback

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 9:55 PM
Holy Spirit won the state Non-Public III football championship last season with a good team. This year's squad is deeper and is the favorite to win another state crown, this time in the less competitive Non-Public II. Schools were reclassified by enrollment If opponents thought there was a soft spot... Read more

Lewis, Bradley Make College Choices

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 11:36 PM
Kaiwan Lewis, a rising senior linebacker at St. Joseph of Hammonton and one of the highest recruited players in South Jersey, has made an oral commitment to attend the University of South Carolina. The 6-foot-2, 226-pound Lewis said he chose South Carolina over Florida and Florida State. He recently... Read more

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

Sterling Leads 16-15 at Half

Saturday, January 22, 2011, 2:32 PM
In a girls' basketball game featuring The Inquirer's top two rated teams, Sterling holds a 16-15 halftime lead over visiting Rancocas Valley. Despite leading, Sterling has been hurt by 11 first half turnovers. Rachel Hodge has six points for Sterling while Lauren Gaskill has five points for Rancocas... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Can Clearview Do It Again?

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 11:18 AM
Will Clearview be able to upset Cherokee Thursday in a South Group 4 softball quarterfinal? Seeded 15th, Clearview sent home No. 2 seed Oakcrest Tuesday with a 3-2 win. Cherokee is seeded seventh and is on a nine-game winning streak. Clearview has won its last three and is playing with confidence... 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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