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Bill Iezzi: My Softball Playoff Picks

Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 12:12 PM
Let's look at the South Jersey Groups today and fast forward to the finals. In Group 1 Audubon defeats Maple Shade. Group 2 has Sterling beating Buena. In Group 3 Kingsway upends Pinelands. And in Group 4 Eastern edges Washington Township. Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Brackets

Friday, May 20, 2011, 9:37 AM
The NJSIAA softball brackets have been posted and the top seeds in South Jersey Groups 1 through 4 are as follows: Group 1, Maple Shade, Group 2, Sterling, Group 3, Pinelands, Group 4, Eastern. In Central Jersey only one area team is the top seed: Florence, in Group 1. There are no area top seeds... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Brackets Soon

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 10:55 AM
For those of you looking for the NJSIAA Softball Tournament brackets, they'll be posted late Thursday afternoon, according to an NJSIAA spokesperson. Read more

Phil Anastasia: Who'll Stop The Rain?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 3:56 PM
Not a fun job: High School AD in spring. Schedule. Postpone. Reschedule. Repeat every week from April 1 to May 30. -- Phil Anastasia Read more

Bill Iezzi: GC's New Lineup

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 8:11 PM
Gloucester Catholic softball coach Tom Sullivan said he wasn't satisfied with the production of his batting order after a 3-0 loss to Vineland on April 30, so he tweaked it a little. The Rams haven't lost since, winning seven in a row. "We weren't doing the things we needed to do to score runs," Sullivan... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Gavigan's Hitting Spree

Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 9:28 PM
Sacred Heart's Rachel Gavigan had a spectacular performance at the plate over a seven-game span. Monday through Saturday the junior went 14 for 20 with three doubles and two home runs. She had 11 RBIs, scored seven runs, had four walks and two stolen bases. In the process, Gavigan scored her 100th... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Triton Softball Tourney Fights Cancer

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 5:52 PM
The Triton softball Coaches Vs. Cancer Tournament is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. on May 6. In the six-team tourney Highland faces Audubon in the first game and Sacred Heart takes on Paul VI in the second. Triton and GCIT are set to tangle at 5 p.m. The tournament is scheduled to continue on... Read more

Bill Iezzi: More on Kingsway's Softball Loss

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 9:30 AM
Kingsway softball coach Tony Barchuk put the Dragons' first softball loss in 11 games into perspective Thursday morning. Penns Grove, a .500 team, beat then-undefeated Kingsway, 4-1, Tuesday. In an e-mail, Barchuk said his players hit the ball sharply; however, Penns Grove caught every line drive... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Shocker

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 4:04 PM
Kingsway had been rolling along undefeated in its first 10 games, when suddenly it lost to a 2-4 team. Penns Grove beat Kingsway, 4-1, on Tuesday and the secret is in the box score. The Dragons committed three errors, the most in any game this season. But the loss didn’t affect their ranking... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Audubon Softball For Real

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 7:57 PM
The Audubon softball team showed that it is for real Tuesday afternoon with a 3-0 victory over Colonial Conference rival Sterling. Ranked No. 6 by The Inquirer, the Green Wave rolled No. 3 Sterling with a defense that was better than the opposition and that's the name of the game as teams go deeper... Read more
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