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Bill Iezzi: Penn Relays' Absentees

Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 5:25 PM
A pair of South Jersey's top distance runners will not be ciompeting in the Penn Relays Thursday through Saturday at Franklin Field. Kingsway's Chelsea Ley and Haddonfield's Jon "Boo" Vitez, both Meet of Champions in the 3,200, have been sidelined with injuries. University of Virginia-bound... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Jim Mohan and the Woodbury Relays

Saturday, April 17, 2010, 9:29 PM
Jim Mohan has been the Woodbury Relays' meet director for the last 31 years and if the previous 30 ran as smoothly as Saturday's meet, they were like clockwork. Which brings to mind the Helbros wrist watches that go to winners. Mohan and his able workers had about 200 gold watches, whose dials were... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Rankings

Friday, April 16, 2010, 9:29 AM
The Inquirer's softball rankings, which were based on Wednesday's results, have Kingsway as the No. 1 team in South Jersey with an 8-0 record. Williamstown was the top team in the area the previous week. Unfortunately, the two teams didn't play each other sooner. On Thursday, Williamstown edged the... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Hammonton Softball Tournament

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 10:38 AM
The Hammonton tournament, scheduled for April 24-25, features the best softball teams in South Jersey, so the competition is fierce. However, the tourney bumps heads with some schools' senior trips. One of those schools is Williamstown. Braves' coach Fred Powell told me at te start of the season... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Woodbury Relays Wrist Watches

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 4:36 PM
Wrist watches awarded to winners in the Woodbury Relays are wildly popular with South Jersey track and field athletes. So I spoke with meet director Jim Mohan about them Monday. Mohan said there will be enough gold, Helbros watches with Woodbury Relays inscribed on the dials to be given to every winner... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Delsea's Dilemma

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 5:47 PM
Delsea's senior trip to Orlando is causing boys' track and field coach Ron Flaim to juggle his lineup for Saturday's Woodbury Relays. Seniors Kyle Webb, Austin Medley and Avery Schofield, who make up the heart of the track lineup, are heading to Florida. Several throwers will join them. "We... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Gloucester Catholic Softball

Saturday, April 10, 2010, 5:29 PM
Gloucester Catholic made a powerful statement in the Rancocas Valley Softball Tournament Saturday. The Rams' clutch hitting in the first two rounds said they are the team to beat in South Jersey. Colleen O'Donnell smashed a two-run triple to snap a 2-2 tie with Williamstown in the bottom of the sixth... Read more

Bill Iezzi: RV Softball Ready

Friday, April 9, 2010, 12:44 PM
When I watched Rancocas Valley beat Mooreastown, 13-0, on April Fool's day, I thought that one team was ready and the other wasn't. But after three games, RV is looking ready for anything and at all times. The Red Devils have won their first three by an aggregate score of 19-2. Two of their wins... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Clash of Dreams

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 2:33 PM
I just finished going through the brackets of this weekend's Rancocas Valley Softball tournament and it shakes out like this: Williamstown and Gloucester in the championship game at 2: 30 p.m. Sunday. That's right, two defending state champions going head to head for a tournament title. Williamstown... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Tournaments

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 10:39 AM
I was looking over the brackets for the two-day Rancocas Valley Softball Tournament that starts Saturday (Ap. 10) when I got an e-mail from a coach about the Hammonton Softball Tournament scheduled for Ap. 24-25. Now I know that we're in the throes of the softball season. 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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