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More thoughts after Father Judge's classic victory in state semis

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 11:29 PM
Wow. That's really the only thing I can still say after Tuesday's PIAA AAA state semifinal between Father Judge and Unionville, a 2-1 double-overtime victory by Judge. It was an instant classic and a game worthy of all the superlatives you'll hear in the coming days. There is a lot that didn't make... Read more

Times and sites for 2nd round of state soccer playoffs

Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 1:12 PM
The PIAA has issued more information for Saturday's second round state soccer quarterfinals. Here's where the local teams left will be: AAA Boys' 1-1 Unionville vs. 3-2 Red Land at Exeter Twp. HS in Reading, 5 p.m. 12-1 Father Judge vs. 1-3 CB East at W.C. East HS, 3 p.m. AA Boys' 1-1 Octorara... Read more

Upsets turn boys' soccer District 1 AAA upside down

Friday, October 30, 2009, 2:16 PM
Going into the District 1 soccer playoffs, the field was fairly wide open. Few teams had distinguished themselves from the rest and the tight competition was something that characterized the entire season. And after two rounds in the AAA boys' tournament, we have a pretty good idea of the parity in... Read more

Inside the girls' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:33 AM
Before the rankings, a public service announcement: When the brackets come out on Sunday, we'll post our AAA picks, game-by-game here on the Rally blog for both the girls' and boys' tournament. And I'll have the A and AA champs picked. Echoing what I said in the boys' post: I appreciate all the comments... Read more

Inside the boys' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:25 AM
We're less than a week away from the playoffs and the debate about the top teams will only intensify leading up to Sunday's seeding meeting for District 1. One note: I appreciate all the comments and e-mails from last week's rankings. I hope we can get the pot stirring again as the playoffs begin... Read more

District 1 soccer seedings announced Sunday

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:35 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The regular season wraps up this week. And on Sunday, District 1 teams will learn their postseason situation. The District 1 seeding committee meets Sunday morning to determine the matchups for the A, AA, AAA boys’ and the AA and AAA girls’ tournaments... Read more

Matt Gelb: Inside the girls' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 12:13 PM
The top four remain the same, but there is a huge drop off after that... The Inquirer TOP 10 Girls' Soccer With last week's ranking in parentheses. Records are through Monday. 1. Downingtown W. (1) 10-0-1 Don't scoff at the tie to Pennington. Coach Wes Davis said it's the first time the Whippets... Read more

Matt Gelb: Inside the boys' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 11:35 AM
Only a little movement in this week's Top 10 as the games become even more meaningful down the stretch... The Inquirer TOP 10 Boys' Soccer With last week's ranking in parentheses. Records are through Monday. 1. Council Rock N. (1) 10-1 Split against Pennsbury. But we'll keep them here because Jake... Read more

Pa.: Monday Girls' Soccer

Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 12:10 AM
Kate Hopkins barely broke a sweat as Unionville’s first-half goalie in an 8-0 Ches-Mont League win at Oxford, but got plenty of exercise in the second half by scoring a pair of goals for the Indians. Hopkins had no saves because the Indians (10-2-1 overall, 9-0 league) handcuffed the Hornets... Read more

Pa.: Saturday Cross-Country

Saturday, October 3, 2009, 9:11 PM
Bishop Shanahan had the best girls' team and Boyertown had the best runner at the 45th annual Steel City Cross-Country Invitational in Coatesville Saturday. Shanahan placed two of the top four runners behind individual winner Elizabeth Simpson of Boyertown (19 minutes, 47 seconds). The Eagles’... Read more
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