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Bill Iezzi: Holy Cross's Softball Goodbye

Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 5:28 PM
When Gloucester Catholic eliminated Holy Cross from the Non-Public B quarterfinal, 4-2, Tuesday, there were no tears. The Lancers knew that they started slowly against a good team and the outcome was predictable. "We were in it the whole game and we kept our heads up," said Taylor Cowan, who drove... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Lacrosse Classic

Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 10:44 AM
The sixth annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic is scheduled to take place on July 2 at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Md. The top high school seniors - boys and girls - in tbe country will compete. Moorestown keeper Bridget Bianco and Clearview midfielder Jessica... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Millville's Meagan Thornton

Saturday, May 28, 2011, 10:22 AM
Seeded second in the 400 intermediate hurdles Friday at the NJSIAA sectional group 3 and Group 4 championships, Millville's Meagan Thornton ran her best ever time in the Group 4 event to win in a time of 1 minute, 3.37 seconds. Her previous best time had been 1:03.4. Thornton, a senior, took the lead... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Washington Twp. wins S.J. Group 4 title in girls' lacrosse

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 6:48 PM
Megan Tiernan scored all five of her goals in the second half to lead Washington Township to a 14-7 victory over Lenape in the S.J. Group 4 title game in girls' lacrosse. Christina Brennan added three goals and Katie Gill scored two for Washington Township (17-2), which won its second sectional title... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Non-Public Softball PLayoff Picks

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 11:56 AM
The highest area seed in South Non-Public A is Camden Catholic, at No. 4. But it isn't likely that the Irish or No. 5 Bishop Eustace or No. 8 Paul VI will get to the final. However, in Non-Public B No. 3 Sacred Heart on the right side of the bracket and No. 5 Gloucester Catholic on the left side,... Read more

Bill Iezzi: More Softball Playoff Picks

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 5:02 PM
Rancocas Valley, the third seed in Central Group 4, has a better chance of winning the sectional crown than Florence in Central Group 1, even though the Flashes are the No. 1 seed. That's because the No. 2 seed, on the other side of the brackets, is New Egypt, which has defeated Florence twice this... Read more

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
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