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Nugent breaks meet records

Friday, May 1, 2009, 10:08 PM
Abington track and field standout Leah Nugent won the girls’ 100- and 300-meter hurdles at tonight’s fourth annual Henderson Invitational with meet-record times. The sophomore posted a time of 44.42 seconds to win the 300 hurdles at Oscar Dicks Stadium. Washington Township’s Jackie... Read more

Worthen takes second at the Penn Relays.

Thursday, April 23, 2009, 4:57 PM
Council Rock South’s Tory Worthen finished second in the high school girls’ pole vault at the Penn Relays for the second straight season. Crestwood’s Mandissa Marshall won today’s event at Franklin Field. Both athletes cleared 12 feet, 2 inches. The senior was declared the... Read more

Morris twins adjusting to college

Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 9:54 AM
Remember Marcus and Markieff Morris? Remember how the Morris twins led Prep Charter to consecutive PIAA Class AA state titles? Remember how they initially struggled at the University of Kansas ? Well, the Jayhawk freshmen are starting to adjust. The forwards had one of their best combined... Read more

Patriots regroup with win over Clippers

Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 11:58 PM
Perhaps, it was too early to give up on the Penn Wood boys’ basketball team. I dropped the Patriots four places to No. 10 in The Inquirer’s Southeastern Pennsylvania rankings after Saturday’s setback to Lower Merion . Penn Wood coach Clyde Jones felt like I was too harsh on his... Read more

Connolly surpasses milestone

Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 4:11 PM
Souderton boys’ basketball player Jimmy Connolly became the fifth player in school history to surpass 1,000 career points last night. The 6-foot-3 senior shooting guard reached the milestone while scoring 29 points in Souderton’s 60-43 victory over Central Bucks East. As a result, Connolly... Read more

Norristown outlasts PW

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 10:54 PM
There may not be a boys’ basketball team in Southeastern Pennsylvania more overlooked than Norristown. The Eagles weren’t taken seriously for much of last season before advancing to the PIAA Class AAAA state championship game. Although three starters returned to the team this season, critics... Read more

Penn Wood climbs national rankings

Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 8:06 AM
Penn Wood is ranked 22d in the latest ESPN Rise Fab 50 boys’ basketball national rankings. The Patriots moved up eight spots in the listing that was released yesterday. ESPN Rise also has the Patriots ranked eighth in the East region. Penn Wood (10-0) is also the top-ranked Southeastern Pennsylvania... Read more

Evans back at Norristown

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 4:45 PM
Norristown boys’ basketball coach Mike Evans has returned from a leave of absence. Evans left the team on Dec. 22, four days before the rematch of the PIAA Class AAAA state championship game with Chester . He returned on Dec. 31. “He had a personal issue that he talked to me about... Read more

SOL matchup postponed

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 4:35 PM
Due to threat of inclement weather, tonight’s scheduled boys’ basketball game between Plymouth Whitemarsh and Norristown was postponed. The Suburban One American foes will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Colonial Elementary School gym. The Colonials (8-2 overall, 4-0 division)... Read more

Penn Wood moves into the top spot

Monday, January 5, 2009, 7:18 PM
Penn Wood moved up one spot to No. 1 in The Inquirer’s Southeastern Pennsylvania boys’ basketball rankings. The Patriots replace Neumann-Goretti, which dropped to sixth after losing to fifth-ranked Friends’ Central on Dec. 29. Ninth-ranked Archbishop Carroll and 10th-ranked Plymouth... 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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