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Archive: October, 2009

Inside the girls' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:33 AM
Before the rankings, a public service announcement: When the brackets come out on Sunday, we'll post our AAA picks, game-by-game here on the Rally blog for both the girls' and boys' tournament. And I'll have the A and AA champs picked. Echoing what I said in the boys' post: I appreciate all the comments... Read more

Inside the boys' soccer rankings

Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 12:25 AM
We're less than a week away from the playoffs and the debate about the top teams will only intensify leading up to Sunday's seeding meeting for District 1. One note: I appreciate all the comments and e-mails from last week's rankings. I hope we can get the pot stirring again as the playoffs begin... Read more

Latest District 1 football power points ratings

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 10:06 PM
Here are the current point ratings, through Oct. 11, for the PIAA football playoffs for District 1 teams. Included is the team record, points earned, and the average determined by dividing the points by the number of games played. It is the average that determines the season-ending placement for the... Read more

Latest NJSIAA football power ratings

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 10:00 PM
Here are the updated football power ratings released by the NJSIAA. The top eight teams in each group qualify after eight games, but a team must have a .500 record or better to be eligible. SOUTH JERSEY Group I: Paulsboro (5-1) 68; Glassboro (5-0) 65; Woodbury (4-1) 63; Palmyra (4-2) 51; Haddon Twp... 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

Sacred Heart boys' soccer visits Haddon Heights on Thursday

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:53 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Due to last week’s inclement weather, the Haddon Heights-Sacred Heart boys’ game in the first round of the Coaches Tournament has yet to be played. The teams will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at Haddon Heights. If that isn’t difficult enough, the... Read more

Eastern welcomes Aiken's return

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:50 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAF WRITER Eastern’s Keri Aiken, among the top midfielders in South Jersey, recently returned after missing a week with a quadriceps injury. To demonstrate the strength of the Vikings, they beat two quality teams, Cherokee and Washington Township, by 1-0 without Aiken... Read more

Cinnaminson's McGettigan is back and playing well

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:49 PM
By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Cinnaminson senior sweeper Keriann McGettigan missed little time after colliding with a Moorestown player during a 1-1 tie on Oct. 9. McGettigan didn’t play the final 18 minutes of regulation time or 20 minutes of overtime and said afterward that she was... Read more


Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:40 PM
Downingtown may never be the same after Friday night, and we’ll be there to tell the story. Commentator Pat Leonard and Rally’s live video will return Friday for the 7 p.m. grudge game between 6-1 Downingtown East and 6-1 Downingtown West. Hold onto to your Rally caps! Read more

District 1 soccer seedings announced Sunday

Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 9:35 PM
By Matt Gelb INQUIRER STAFF WRITER The regular season wraps up this week. And on Sunday, District 1 teams will learn their postseason situation. The District 1 seeding committee meets Sunday morning to determine the matchups for the A, AA, AAA boys’ and the AA and AAA girls’ tournaments... Read more
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