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Ocean City

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: Haddonfiweld's Slide

Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 12:01 PM
I was doing the field hockey rankings this morning when I noticed that Haddonfield had lost two of its last three games. The Bulldogs bowed to West Deptford, 2-1, on Oct. 7 and Ocean City, 4-3, two days later. I was at the West Deptford game and watched as the Eagles' defense shutout Haddonfield... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Unbeaten Ocean City

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 1:10 PM
Early in the field hockey season I had Ocean City ranked in the Top 10. Then, I relegated the Red Raiders to the "Under consideration" category because they weren't playing against ranked teams. That changed on Saturday when Ocean City beat Haddonfield, ranked No. 6 by The Inquirer, 4-3... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Ocean City Magic

Thursday, October 7, 2010, 10:41 AM
The Ocean City field hockey team is having a magical season. The Red Raiders' record as of Oct. 7 was 8-0 with seven shutouts. The only team to score on them was Hammonton, which lost, 3-1, on Sept. 29. Before the season started, first-year head coach Cory Terry didn't even know who her goalkeeper... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Field Hockey's Undefeated

Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:10 AM
As I was preparing The Inquirer's Top 10 field-hockey poll, I was surprised at the number of undefeated teams I found. As of this September 22 morning, there are eight that are part of the poll (two are under consideration). Eastern, Haddonfield, Camden Catholic, Moorestown, Clearview and Ocean City... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Ocean City's Field Hockey Coach

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 6:08 PM
While researching accomplishments of area coaches to find The Inquirer's field hockey coach of the year, I discovered that Trish LeFever, Ocean City's head coach for the last 28 years, won a national award. LeFever in 2006 was named coach of the year by the National Federation of State High School... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Field Hockey Final Four

Friday, November 13, 2009, 9:18 AM
Field hockey aficionados from South Jersey are in for a treat on Sunday, Nov. 15, when four area teams play for state championships at Toms River East. Eastern, Ocean City, Bishop Eustace and Holy Cross advanced to the big dance. Eastern is scheduled to play Bridgewater-Raritan in Group 4, Ocean... Read more

Thursday Jersey Girls' Soccer

Thursday, October 8, 2009, 11:11 PM
The Williamstown girls’ soccer team has received a scare from Tri-County Conference rival Highland twice this season — and survived both times, thanks to the scoring of Briana Molino. Yesterday, the seventh-ranked Braves (11-1) needed a pair of second-half goals from Molino, including the... Read more

Wednesday field hockey

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 11:06 PM
Host Kingsway avenged a season-opening setback and gained a share of the Royal Division lead by handing sixth-ranked Clearview its first loss, 2-0, yesterday in Tri-County Conference field hockey. The Dragons (8-3 overall, 5-1 conference) prevailed on goals from Stephanie Toomey and Christina Wallace... Read more

N.J.: Monday Girls' Soccer

Monday, October 5, 2009, 11:22 PM
Breanna Brown scrambled in front of the Delran goal and made 24 saves, providing the spark that carried the Bears to a 1-0 upset at town rival Holy Cross Monday in Burlington County League girls’ soccer. With Brown’s flawless effort giving the Delran (3-5) defense its first shutout of... Read more
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