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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


Friday, November 27, 2009, 11:31 AM
Vineland football coach Ed Belfi has resigned after nine seasons guiding the Fighting Clan. Belfi told him players after Vineland’s 23-21 loss to Millville on Thanksgiving. “I just felt it was time to step down because I didn’t think I was getting the work which I needed in the offseason... Read more

Friday field hockey roundup

Friday, October 9, 2009, 11:19 PM
Gloucester remained unbeaten and locked up the Classic Division crown by beating host Glassboro, 4-1, in a Tri-County Conference clash. Angela Harris had two goals while Melanie Carpenter and Erika Mecchella each contributed a goal and an assist for the 10th-ranked Lions (11-0-1, 8-0). Burlington... Read more

Wednesday boys' soccer

Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 11:19 PM
Rancocas Valley’s season-long reign as the top-ranked boys’ soccer team in The Inquirer’s South Jersey ratings may be in jeopardy after Delran knocked off the visiting Red Devils, 1-0, Wednesday. The Burlington County League Liberty Division rivals were locked in a defensive struggle... 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

Tuesday's boys' soccer roundup

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 10:20 PM
Bishop Eustace’s Ben Keane deposited a goal early in the second half, and the Crusaders’ defense made it stand up for a 1-0 upset of previously unbeaten Lenape yesterday in Olympic Conference boys’ soccer. Eric Montinard provided the assist for Keane’s goal 12 minutes after... Read more

N.J.: Saturday Boys' Soccer

Saturday, September 26, 2009, 11:57 PM
Rob Urban set up Ryan Lynch for a goal with four minutes to play, lifting Cherokee to a 2-1 success over visiting Washington Township in the Olympic Conference. The Minutemen’s Dave Schlatter and Cherokee’s Jeff Schafer traded first-half scores. Trevor Sharpe’s two goals fueled... Read more

Wednesday's girls' soccer roundup

Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:28 PM
Eastern girls’ soccer coach Jamie McGroarty celebrated his 250th career victory yesterday, when the fifth-ranked Vikings jumped on top early and held off host Cinnaminson, 3-2, in a nonleague match. Kelsey Long opened the scoring less than 2 minutes into the match and Eastern (4-1) went on to... Read more

NJ: Monday Boys' Soccer

Monday, September 21, 2009, 10:07 PM
Mainland gave up a tying goal with 12 minutes left in regulation but rebounded with Jason Schwab’s penalty-kick goal in overtime to beat host Oakcrest, 3-2, Monday in Cape-Atlantic League boys’ soccer. Schwab’s goal, scored one minute into overtime, was his second of the contest... Read more

Friday's field hockey roundup

Friday, September 18, 2009, 11:21 PM
Teresa Mathews set a school record for shutouts in Rancocas Valley field hockey history, stopping four shots yesterday as the Red Devils blanked host Northern Burlington, 3-0. Mathews, a senior, notched her 22d shutout to eclipse the mark established by LaToya Smith in 1973. Brynn Gitt had two goals... Read more
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