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Bill Iezzi: Armour's Milestone

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 6:56 PM
Tom Armour, Eastern's girls' volleyball coach, rang up his and the program's 250th win Tuesday with a 2-0 victory over Washington Township. Eastern's record is 4-6 this season. Read more

Recruiting Roundup: Five Merion Mercy seniors commit to colleges

Tuesday, January 5, 2010, 2:19 PM
Five Merion Mercy seniors committed to play their respective sports in college, the school announced Tuesday Katrina Pisch of Blue Bell will play volleyball at Loyola University (Md.). Kerry Bennett of Lafayette Hill and Jennifer Guzzardi of Springfield (Delaware County) will join the crew team at... Read more

BRAND NEW: Check out our new "Video Vault"

Friday, December 4, 2009, 11:51 PM
Want recruiters, fans and friends to see your highlight videos? Upload them to our new Video Vault. Then vote for the best videos, and the winners will receive tickets to big events and other prizes. Only at Rally. Read more

Hatboro-Horsham, C. Rock North and Shanahan win in girls' volleyball

Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 11:16 PM
In PIAA State Class AAA girls' volleyball on Tuesday, Lauren Schmickle had 28 assists and five digs for Hatboro-Horsham in a 25-12, 25-11, 25-10 first-round win over Abington Heights at Nanticoke. Ashley Morgan added seven kills and three aces for the Hatters (19-3), who also got a strong game from... Read more

NJSIAA playoff volleyball pairings

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 9:58 PM
Here are the pairings for games in the NJSIAA girls’ volleyball tournaments involving South Jersey teams; seeded position in parentheses. STATE JERSEY GROUP 2 Pleasantville (24) at River Dell (9); Jefferson (20) at Northern Burlington (13); Sterling (18) at Voorhees (14); GCIT (22) at Rumson-Fair... Read more

Masterman girls win volleyball title

Monday, October 26, 2009, 10:27 PM
Masterman collected another girls' volleyball championship Monday when it dumped visiting W.B. Saul, 25-9, 25-13, 25-8, for the Public League Class AA title. The Blue Dragons will go for yet another title on Friday at Southern when they face an opponent to be determined for the overall league title... Read more

Friday is cutoff date for state tournament

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:55 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Friday is the cutoff date for the boys’ and girls’ state tournament. Teams will be seeded based on their winning percentage after Friday’s games. Ties don’t factor into a team’s record for seeding purposes. Unlike in the past, when... Read more

Share your North/Dougherty memories

Thursday, October 15, 2009, 11:55 PM
If North Catholic and Cardinal Dougherty must close at the end of the school year, we won’t let them go quietly. Send your sports memories and favorite photos about those schools to Gary Miles at, and we’ll celebrate the Falcon and the Cardinal in the paper and online... Read more

Volleyball: Merion Mercy triumphs

Monday, October 5, 2009, 11:56 PM
Shelbey Manthorpe had 33 assists to lead Merion Mercy, the No. 2-ranked team in the Coaches Association poll, to a 25-12, 25-20, 25-22 win over visiting No. 7 Council Rock North. Manthorpe added nine kills, and her sister, Stacey, had 15 kills. Read more

Phil Anastasia: In praise of volleyball

Thursday, October 1, 2009, 7:59 PM
If you like action, you'll like volleyball. We don't cover the sport enough. I'm also not sure why more schools don't offer it. But it's a cool game, fast and furious. It's all about anticipation, reaction, eye-hand coordination and teamwork. What more could you want? Plus, it's fast. I went to... Read more
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