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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

Phil Anastasia: Boys' lacrosse state finals postponed to Thursday

Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 2:21 PM
The New Jersey state finals in boys' lacrosse have been postponed from Wednesday to Thursday because of the threat of thunderstorms. St. Augustine and Moorestown are South Jersey teams that will compete for state titles. Moorestown will play Ridge in the Group 3 state final at 7 p.m. Thursday at... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Lenape 10-runs Eastern in SJ Group 4 tourney

Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 7:24 PM
Jeff McGarry went 3-for-3 with 3 RBIs and Kevin Milley pitched a complete game as Lenape beat Eastern, 11-0, in the SJ Group 4 semifinals on Tuesday. Lenape (18-8) the No. 8 seed, advances to face Millville in the sectional final on Friday. Milley, a sophomore left-hander, allowed just four hits... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Eastern-Lenape, Round III

Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 1:47 PM
Olympic American rivals Eastern and Lenape -- who shared a third of the division title this season along with Washington Township -- will meet for the third time this season in the SJ Group 4 semifinals this afternoon at Eastern. Eastern won the previous two meetings. The Vikings (21-7) won 7-6 on... 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

Phil Anastasia: The surprising Colonial Conference

Sunday, May 29, 2011, 12:52 PM
How about the Colonial Conference. Through the regular season, it didn’t seem like the strongest of seasons in the Colonial. But the Colonial has shined in state tournament. The league has four teams in Tuesday’s semifinals – and that’s without Haddon Heights, which was the... 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

Bill Iezzi: Byrd to Fly at EHT

Friday, May 27, 2011, 11:26 AM
Timber Creek senior Damiere Byrd, who won three individual state titles last year, is on a quest to defend them starting Friday at the Group 4, Group 3 and Non-Public A track and field sectionals at Egg Harbor Township. 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

Phil Anastasia: Highland's reward

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 2:29 PM
Highland put together a great season in baseball. The Tartans won the Tri-County Royal Division. They earned the No. 1 seed in the SJ Group 3 torunament. They did all that despite losing pitcher/infielder Tyler Hinchliffe, a Boston College recruit, for the season with an ankle injury in mid-April... Read more
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