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Archive: May, 2011

Phil Anastasia: St. Augustine beats Holy Cross in Diamond

Sunday, May 15, 2011, 6:47 PM
Barry Buchowski hit the first grand slam of his life as St. Augustine Prep beat Holy Cross 13-3 Sunday in the Diamond Classic. Buchowski, a sophomore catcher, also drove in the winning run in a game that ended after five innings because of the 10-run rule. St. Augustine (16-2), the No. 2 team in... Read more

Phil Anastasia: St. Augustine-Holy Cross postponed to Sunday

Saturday, May 14, 2011, 4:40 PM
The Diamond Classic clash between St. Augustine Prep and Holy Cross was postponed to Sunday at 3 p.m. at Maple Shade. The teams wered scheduled to play Saturday in the second game of a doubleheader at Maple Shade. Paul VI beat Millville, 12-10, in the first game, which was delayed by sprinkler malfunction... Read more

Bill Iezzi: GC's New Lineup

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 8:11 PM
Gloucester Catholic softball coach Tom Sullivan said he wasn't satisfied with the production of his batting order after a 3-0 loss to Vineland on April 30, so he tweaked it a little. The Rams haven't lost since, winning seven in a row. "We weren't doing the things we needed to do to score runs," Sullivan... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Diamond predictions

Thursday, May 12, 2011, 5:53 PM
Here are educated guesses (heavy emphasis on the guesses part) on how the first round of the Diamond Classic will play out: At Maple Shade: Millville vs. Paul VI. Like Millville's pitching a little more, especially Biggs. Godfrey is a terrific player. Paul VI can hit. Pick: Millville Holy Cross... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Gavigan's Hitting Spree

Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 9:28 PM
Sacred Heart's Rachel Gavigan had a spectacular performance at the plate over a seven-game span. Monday through Saturday the junior went 14 for 20 with three doubles and two home runs. She had 11 RBIs, scored seven runs, had four walks and two stolen bases. In the process, Gavigan scored her 100th... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Haddon Heights beats Audubon

Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 7:09 PM
Sophomore Nick Sciortino pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and picked three runners off first base as Haddon Heights beat Audubon, 2-0, Wednesday in a clash of Colonial Conference division leaders. Steve Sciortino, Nick's older brother, scored the first run by stealing home and drove home the... Read more

Phil Anastasia: The strange firing of Rick Brown

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 9:10 PM
Something is very strange about Camden Catholic's decision on Tuesday to fire Rick Brown as football coach. Consider the timing: May 10. Football coaches get fired in December. Or January or Feburary. Not in May. Brown, who was 37-25 in six seasons, swears he was completely blindsided when athletic... Read more

Phil Anastasia: A lefty's long comeback

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 9:26 AM
Brenden Delmonte called it "looseness" in his left shoulder. It cost him nearly a year of his pitching career. The Cherry Hill West junior made his first start since late last season Monday against rival Cherry Hill East. He was sharp: Six full innings, four hits, two runs, seven strikeouts. His... Read more

Phil Anastasia: Diamond Classic field announced

Sunday, May 8, 2011, 6:11 PM
The 38th annual Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic baseball tournament begins next weekend with eight games at four sites. The title game is May 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Eastern. Lenape is the defending champion. Four Olmpic American teams made the field, three as at-large teams. No. 1 Gloucester Catholic is... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Jaworski's Windy RiverWinds

Friday, May 6, 2011, 11:40 AM
As he stood near the 17th hole at RiverWinds Golf and Tennis Club in West Deptford Thursday, Ron Jaworski assessed the conditions. "On a day like this I shoot in the low 80s," said Jaworski, who recently added the sports complex to his two other golf courses: Valleybrook and Running Deer. The former... Read more
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