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Rick O'Brien: W.C. East claims District 1 AAAA title

Friday, May 29, 2009, 7:18 PM
May 28, 2009 District 1 Class AAAA baseball title game. With an 11-hit effort and the bulk of the pitching coming from two non-aces (righty Robby Worrell, lefty Bill Fallis), West Chester East knocked off Council Rock North, 6-2, at Bears Stadium in Boyertown, PA. I thought Spring-Ford High, in Royersford... Read more

Mallon, Nugent state's best

Friday, May 29, 2009, 6:22 PM
You have to be extremely happy for Central Bucks South’s Tom Mallon and Abington’s Leah Nugent. Last night, the standouts were voted the Pennsylvania Track & Field Coaches Association’s Spring Track state athletes of the year. And believe me, no one had to twist any of the... Read more

Yo, District 12

Thursday, May 28, 2009, 2:33 PM
Yo, District 12 Love that you're part of the PIAA now, but, geeze, all these Public League championships, Catholic League championships, City Title games and District 12 championships have my head spinning. I guess the Suburban teams have league championships, too. They just don't seem as confusing... Read more

Send Us Your Memories

Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 2:42 PM
Hey Sports Fans, Have a favorite sports memory of the school year you'd like to share? Send 100 words or less to me, and I'll post some of the most entertaining in this space. Give a shout out to your favorite player, teammate, coach or fan. Send them to We sure enjoyed your... Read more

Former Aces sign hoops scholarships

Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 2:39 PM
Former Lower Merion boys’ basketball teammates Carl Johnson and Harley Williamson both signed college basketball scholarships. Johnson, a 2008 Lower Merion graduate, is headed to Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J. The 6-foot point guard spent this past year at St. Thomas More Preparatory... Read more

Morales fails to qualify

Friday, May 22, 2009, 5:07 PM
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Abington’s Chris Morales was the pre-meet favorite to win the Class AAA boys’ 400-meter race at the PIAA track and field championships. The senior, however, failed to qualify for tomorrow’s final. Morales injured his hamstring in route to running the ninth-best... Read more

District 1 competitors sweep long jump

Friday, May 22, 2009, 4:39 PM
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Phoenixville junior Courtney Kedra won the Class AAA girls' long jump at today's PIAA state track and field championships at Shippensburg University. Cheltenham's Brittany Howell was second, followed by Penncrest's Lauren Tusar. Kedra nipped out the victory with an 18-9 ¾... Read more

Smith, Evans nab state titles

Friday, May 22, 2009, 1:10 PM
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Souderton’s Kristin Smith and West Chester Henderson’s Shante Evans won gold medals this morning at the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University. Smith won the Class AAA girls’ high jump, while Evans claimed the Class AA girls’... Read more

Bailey runs fastest time in state

Thursday, May 7, 2009, 10:47 PM
Swenson’s Shanae Bailey won the girls’ 100- and 200-meter events at today’s Public League track and field championships at Northeast. Her effort enabled the Lions to easily win their first league team title with overall 131 points. Paul Robeson was second with 107 ½ points... Read more

Kendra soars into national spotlight

Sunday, May 3, 2009, 1:49 AM
One of the nation’s premier high school girls’ long jumpers resides in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Her name is Courtney Kendra. The Phoenixville junior posted the nation’s 10th-best long jump of 19-5 ½ to win Thursday’s Montgomery Invitational at William Tennent. That... 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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