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Offseason work paying off for Penns Grove's football team

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 7:26 PM
Penns Grove quarterback Nick Elmer says that the Red Devils quick start is due to the work that began last winter. The Red Devils are 4-0, which includes an opening night 36-18 victory over two-time defending South Jersey Group 1 champion Glassboro. “We got so much bigger, stronger and faster... Read more

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: Penns Grove Puzzle

Thursday, June 2, 2011, 3:16 PM
The Penns Grove softball team is a puzzle. Ask Kingsway and Pennsville. Below .500 at the cutoff date for entering the playoffs, No. 10-seeded Penns Grove eliminated No. 3 Pennsville from the NJSIAA tournament on May 31, 6-5. Which means that the Red Devils, with a 7-12 record, plays No. 5 Gloucester... Read more

Bill Iezzi: More on Kingsway's Softball Loss

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 9:30 AM
Kingsway softball coach Tony Barchuk put the Dragons' first softball loss in 11 games into perspective Thursday morning. Penns Grove, a .500 team, beat then-undefeated Kingsway, 4-1, Tuesday. In an e-mail, Barchuk said his players hit the ball sharply; however, Penns Grove caught every line drive... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Softball Shocker

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 4:04 PM
Kingsway had been rolling along undefeated in its first 10 games, when suddenly it lost to a 2-4 team. Penns Grove beat Kingsway, 4-1, on Tuesday and the secret is in the box score. The Dragons committed three errors, the most in any game this season. But the loss didn’t affect their ranking... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Sizzling Season Opener

Friday, December 17, 2010, 10:24 AM
Penne Grove and Gloucester Catholic's boys' basketball teams are scheduled to start the season at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 the way they will probably finish it: in a heated battle. Gloucester Catholic beat the Red Devils twice last season, the last time in triple overtime, and captured the Tri-County Conference... Read more

Group 1 Tennis: Burlington ousts Penns Grove

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 12:12 AM
Seventh-seeded Burlington City breezed past No. 10 Penns Grove, 5-0, with Gabby Benson taking the second singles, 7-5, 6-3, over Amber Martin in the South Jersey Group 1 tennis tournament. Read more

N.J.: Monday Field Hockey

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 12:10 AM
Jenna O’Sullivan and Amanda Wozniak personally made sure that the Timber Creek field hockey team would not go winless this season. O’Sullivan collected a pair of goals off assists from Wozniak in the first half and led the Chargers past visiting Winslow Township, 2-0, in an Olympic Conference... Read more

N.J.: Saturday Football

Sunday, September 27, 2009, 12:15 AM
Northern Burlington’s defense held visiting Woodrow Wilson to 158 total yards, while Derek Antonucci played a key role in the offense that drove the Greyhounds to a 13-0 win Saturday in Burlco/Olympic Patriot Division football. Antonucci, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound senior, carried the ball 17 times... Read more

Thursday boys' soccer roundup

Thursday, September 24, 2009, 10:54 PM
This is the South Jersey boys' soccer roundup: Cherokee rebounded from losing its first two Olympic Conference American Division boys’ soccer games this season with a 2-0 upset over visiting Cherry Hill East. The Chiefs (2-2) beat the No. 4 team in The Inquirer’s South Jersey Top 10 with... Read more
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