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B.I. Says Bye-Bye

Friday, October 14, 2011, 10:03 AM
Farewell South Jersey athletes, coaches, parents, fellow writers and others who have made my five years, five months of covering sports full-time in the area a memorable and enriching experience. After today, I no longer will be a staff writer for The Inquirer. It's time for me to move on. I have... Read more

Bill Iezzi: District 3 Little League Baseball

Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 10:31 AM
District 3, the New Jersey Little League (ages 16-18) state baseball champions, are scheduled to play the Pa. champs Wednesday, 3 p.m., in an Eastern Regional tournament game at Dover field in Dover, De. The game was postponed from Tuesday because of rain. District 3, of Cumberland, defeated Pennsylvania... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Darren Fischer and the Los Angeles Angels

Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 4:52 PM
Cumberland Regional High pitcher Darren Fischer, drafted by the Los Angeles Angels on June 9, is getting close to signing a contract with the club, according to his father, Gary Fischer, with whom I spoke on July 13. Tomas Rivera, who works for Pro-1 and has been guiding the 17-year-old Cumberland... Read more

Upsets abound in NJSIAA boys' soccer tournament

Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 11:09 PM
Two Burlington County League schools pulled off first-round upsets of Tri-County Conference favorites Tuesday as Moorestown and Burlington Township advanced in the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 3 boys’ soccer tournament. Visiting Moorestown, seeded No. 11 in the 16-team field, eliminated No. 6 seed... Read more

Timber Creek shocks Cumberland in girls' soccer

Monday, November 2, 2009, 11:23 PM
The NJSIAA South Jersey Group 3 girls’ soccer tournament opened with a bang Monday, as No. 15 seed Timber Creek upset second-seeded Cumberland, 1-0. Amanda Magana knocked home a pass from Olivia McEachern midway through the second half, and Kate DeCaro stopped nine shots to preserve the win for... Read more

BILL Iezzi: Field Hockey Weather Problems

Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 3:13 PM
Rain and soggy fields have put off the season-ending plans of some area teams. At a time of the season when some conference schedules are completed and teams are looking for good competition to prepare themselves for the playoffs, they’ve been sidelined by bad weather. One example is Haddonfield... Read more

N.J.: Tuesday Girls' Soccer

Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 11:55 PM
Shannon McAllister scored one goal and assisted on Alex Frank’s game-winner in overtime, as host Shawnee rallied to upend sixth-ranked Eastern, 3-2, yesterday in Olympic Conference girls’ soccer. First-half goals by Kelsey Long and Sydney Cetrullo staked the Vikings (8-3) to a 2-0 lead... Read more

N.J.: Tuesday Boys' Soccer

Tuesday, October 6, 2009, 11:48 PM
Dustin Fowler delivered a second-half goal and one of the most unlikely boys’ soccer victories of the season Tuesday as Deptford won its first game this fall, 1-0, over visiting Williamstown in the Tri-County Conference. The Spartans (1-7) had been outscored by 19-4 in their first seven games... Read more

N.J.: Monday Field Hockey

Monday, October 5, 2009, 11:30 PM
Riverside snapped a scoreless tie with 6 minutes, 15 seconds left in the second half as Corryne Crabtree scored off an assist by Liz Bohn, sinking host Pemberton, 1-0. Rams goalie Angela Daigs made seven saves. Also in Burlington County field hockey action, Tina McGugan and Sam Saber provided assists... Read more

Friday's boys' soccer roundup

Friday, October 2, 2009, 11:14 PM
T.J. Carson collected his third shutout of the season and anchored a defensive effort that led Williamstown to a 2-0 Tri-County Conference boys’ soccer win yesterday against visiting Delsea. Carson made 11 saves to help the Braves (6-2) stay close to Royal Division leader Clearview. Mike Altbaum... Read more
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