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Bill Iezzi: Paul VI Softball Coach

Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 7:20 PM
Paul VI softball coach Bob Swain may have a big project ahead of him. Swain's No. 1 pitcher, Cara Grayson, has an elbow problem that could cause the Mustangs to rearrange their infield if the senior cannot continue pitching for a while. No. 2 pitcher Jess DeCarlo, a junior, would have to move from... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Camden Catholic Softball Season Opener

Saturday, April 3, 2010, 2:04 PM
I saw Laura Messina's pitching debut Saturday morning at Triton and she looked as though she was in mid-season form. The junior struckout 12 batters, threw 98 pitches and slammed a double, the only extra-base hit of the morning in a 1-0 win for Camden Catholic. Read more

Bill Iezzi: Saturday Softball Season Opener

Friday, April 2, 2010, 4:01 PM
Saturday's softball season opener between two top-flight Olympic Conference teams should be fun to watch. Camden Catholic, which led the National Division last season, is scheduled to play host Triton, which led the Patriot at 10 a.m. The Irish come in with junior Laura Messina, a dominating pitcher... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Field Ready for RV

Thursday, April 1, 2010, 11:01 AM
Moorestown athletic director Neil Rosa this morning said the varsity field is ready for the Quakers to play Rancocas Valley at 3:45 p.m. And that's no April Fools prank. Wednesday the field was soggy and questionable for the season opening Burlington County League Liberty Division game between the... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Soggy Softball Field

Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 9:53 PM
Bill Mulvihill Wednesday night told me that his Quakers might not be able to host Rancocas Valley Thursday because the softball field is wet. RV plays at the East Ampton Sports Complex and that is where the game could be played Thursday. A decision will be made by Moorestown athletic director Neil... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Pennsauken's Softball Sisters

Saturday, March 27, 2010, 10:33 AM
Mark Granieri told me the other day that he is in his third years as Pennsauken's softball coach and he is blessed to have the Snyder sisters on the team. Shelby pitches and Haley catches. Both are in their fourth year of varsity softball and they plan to play in college. Shelby had eight shutouts... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Triton's Softball Smasher

Friday, March 26, 2010, 11:56 AM
Triton softball coach Pam McCabe told me this morning that the team hasn't seen much live pitching, but one player has been smashing the ball. In the Mustangs' first two scrimmages, Brielle Reighn, a sophomore, has gone six for eight at the plate. Reighn is a starting outfielder and reserve pitcher... Read more

Bill Iezzi: West Deptford Softball

Thursday, March 25, 2010, 11:23 AM
I was talking to West Deptford softball coach Mandy Schramm yesterday about the team's progress and she told me that the pitching job is up for grabs among a senior and two freshmen. Jamie Feldman, the senior, played shortstop last year and second base as a sophomore. A transfer from Gloucester Catholic... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Pennsville's New Softball Pitcher

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 3:32 PM
Pennsville's new softball coach, Beth Jackson, send me an e-mail at 7:02 this morning stating that she decided on a starting pitcher. Dana Watkins, a catcher last year, will be the new No. 1 on the mound, replacing Rachel Coleman, who graduated. Watkins, an ASA player, has experience at second base... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Sacred Heart Softball in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 10:56 AM
I was chatting with Sacred Heart Athletic Director Steve Tucker this morning and he said the softball team will leave for Puerto Rico on March 27 to work out and play local teams. The Lions are scheduled to return on April 2. "They know they're not going down there for vacation," Tucker... 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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