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Archive: October, 2009

Catholic League changes soccer playoff format

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:07 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER After a year experimenting with a condensed playoff format, the Catholic League will expand it this time around in the name of fairness. In the first season as a part of the PIAA, the Catholic League played an eight-team league tournament last year, with six teams... Read more

Hawkins to St. Joe

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:02 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Maureen Hawkins could be the last Cardinal Dougherty player to score 100 goals if the school closes at the end of the year as planned. But Hawkins will take her game to St. Joseph’s next season. Hawkins scored her 100th goal Oct. 8 against West Catholic, the... Read more

Hawkins to St. Joe's

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:02 PM
[/SUBHED_1]Maureen Hawkins could be the last Cardinal Dougherty player to score 100 goals if the school closes at the end of the year as planned. But Hawkins will take her game to St. Joseph’s next season. Hawkins scored her 100th goal Oct.<TH>8 against West Catholic, the day Dougherty found... Read more

Big boys' soccer win for Lower Merion

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:02 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER By halftime Monday night, Lower Merion had put up a three-spot on one of the top-ranked teams in the country. Aces goalie Jack Van Adelsberg allowed two second-half goals but made eight saves, and Lower Merion hung on for the upset of the season so far with a 3-2... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Shawnee Football Defense

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:25 AM
I was looking over my stats from Shawnee's 31-12 upset of Timber Creek last Friday when I noticed just how effective the Renegades' defense was. In holding the Chargers to 12 points, Shawnee pretty much shut down Damiere Byrd, one of the best big-play players in South Jersey. Byrd had 6 rushes for... Read more

Lansdale Catholic stuns unbeaten Bishop McDevitt, 36-27

Monday, October 19, 2009, 9:52 PM
BY DELAWARE VALLEY SCORE SERVICE Lansdale Catholic picked a good time to win its first football game of the season. The Crusaders squared off with undefeated Bishop McDevitt and stunned the host Lancers, 36-27, in a nonleague game Monday. Trailing 27-22 going into the final quarter, Lansdale Catholic... Read more

Malvern Prep rolls over Penn Charter

Monday, October 19, 2009, 9:32 PM
BY DELAWARE VALLEY SCORE SERVICE The Malvern Prep football team led from wire-to-wire and handled visiting Penn Charter, 44-27, Monday. Bob Hill led the way for the Friars with five touchdowns on runs of 6, 17, 4, 5 and 52 yards. John Loughery paced the Quakers, converting 22 of 41 passes for 291... Read more

Football: Woodbury stuns Paulsboro

Monday, October 19, 2009, 6:17 PM
Scoring three times on special teams, Woodbury shocked previously undefeated Paulsboro by a 28-14 score in a Colonial Patriot football game today. The Thundering Herd scored twice on plays that began with Paulsboro in punt formation and also scored on a kickoff return. Woodbury is 4-1, 3-0 in the... Read more

St. Augustine Ends Olympic Pursuit – For Now

Monday, October 19, 2009, 12:47 PM
St. Augustine has ended its quest to join the Olympic Conference for now. Athletic director Tony Iaconelli has issued this statement early Monday afternoon. “Due to the time constraints of the Olympic Conference Constitution, St. Augustine Prep will not pursue entry into the League at this time... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Triton's growing pains

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 10:23 AM
It's not easy in the Burlco/Olympic Liberty Division in football. OK, it's not easy in a lot of divisions. But you could argue -- and the folks in that division do -- that the Liberty is top-to-bottom the best division in South Jersey. That makes it particularly tough for a rebuilding program such... Read more
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