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La Salle takes over No.1 spot

Sunday, June 7, 2009, 2:18 PM
If only picking the all-state track and field team was this easy. If so, that selection process wouldn’t have taken around four hours. That’s why I want to commend the La Salle lacrosse team. The Explorers proved yesterday that they are without a doubt Southeastern Pennsylvania’s... Read more

La Salle wins PIAA title

Saturday, June 6, 2009, 5:47 PM
HERSHEY, Pa. – La Salle defeated Conestoga, 7-3, in today’s PIAA boys’ lacrosse state championship at HersheyPark Stadium. All-American midfielder Pete Schwartz led the Explorers (21-4) with a game-high three goals. La Salle all-American goalie Niko Amato recorded 10 saves in... Read more

Radnor wins girls lacrosse title

Saturday, June 6, 2009, 3:21 PM
HERSHEY, Pa – The Radnor girls’ lacrosse team defeated Strath Haven, 20-10, in today’s PIAA state championship at HersheyPark Stadium. After trailing 2-0, the Raiders built an 11-2 cushion with 4 minutes, 52 seconds left in the first half. Radnor senior attacker Samantha Ellis... Read more

PIAA baseball games postponed

Friday, June 5, 2009, 4:26 PM
Three PIAA state baseball quarterfinals involving area teams have been postponed for the second straight day. The The games are now set for tomorrow. Here are the rescheduled games: Class AAAA quarterfinal: North Penn vs. Council Rock North, 3 p.m. at Spring-Ford. Class AAAA quarterfinal:... Read more

PIAA Baseball playoffs: NG wins, UM loses

Thursday, June 4, 2009, 10:43 PM
It was a mixed bag for the 2 area baseball teams (out of 7) that played in the PIAA state baseball playoffs today. Both at the AAA level, District 12 champ Neumann-Goretti knocked off Twin Valley, 1-0, and District 1 titlist Upper Merion fell to Abington Heights, 6-1. Here are tomorrow’s rescheduled... Read more

Connolly heads to Philly U

Wednesday, June 3, 2009, 4:55 PM
Congratulations goes out to Souderton senior Jimmy Connolly for accepting a full scholarship to play basketball at Philadelphia University. The 6-foot-3 shooting guard had also received attention from American University, Lehigh, St. Francis, New Jersey Institute of Technology, West Chester, Kutztown... Read more

Pioneers advance to state final

Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 7:46 PM
No surprise here. Conestoga defeated Springfield (Delco), 9-4, in today’s PIAA boys’ lacrosse state semifinal at Harriton High School. The Pioneers (24-1) will play in Saturday’s 2 p.m. final at HersheyPark Stadium in Hershey. Conestoga will face the winner of tonight’s game... Read more

Rick O'Brien: PIAA District 1 baseball champs

Monday, June 1, 2009, 11:27 AM
In beating Council Rock North by a 6-2 score last week, West Chester East won its second district baseball championship in six seasons. The Vikings also gained revenge for a 6-5 loss to the Indians in 2003. East, though, softened the sting of that year's title-game loss by going on and winning the... Read more

Conestoga still No.1

Sunday, May 31, 2009, 2:52 PM
Sorry La Salle boys’ lacrosse fan. Your Explorers are great, but not great enough to knock the Conestoga boys’ lacrosse team from the top spot in Pompey’s Super Seven. If both teams advance to Saturday’s PIAA state final, La Salle will get the opportunity to move up. But for... Read more

Great day for La Salle seniors

Saturday, May 30, 2009, 7:10 PM
Now, this is what I call a celebratory day. The 17 seniors on La Salle’s lacrosse team graduated from high school this morning. After the ceremony, those players and their other teammates faced Downingtown East in the biggest game of the season. A couple of hours later, the Explorers aren't... 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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