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Matt Gelb: Inside the girls' soccer rankings

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 11:41 AM
Conestoga falls to Downingtown West and we have a new No. 1 team. Plus some movers and shakers in the middle of the rankings. Again, a caveat: The rankings appear in the paper on Wednesdays but we include results through every Monday. The Inquirer TOP 10 Girls' Soccer With last week's ranking in... Read more

Matt Gelb: Inside the boys' soccer rankings

Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 11:31 AM
A new No. 1 and some shifting at the bottom, where it's getting harder to differentiate between some teams. Here's this week's inside the rankings: The Inquirer TOP 10 Boys' Soccer With last week's ranking in parentheses. Records are through Monday. 1. Council Rock N. (2) 8-0 Why move them up?... Read more

Tuesday's field hockey roundup

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 11:34 PM
Avery Curley helped Episcopal Academy open up the Inter-Ac League portion of its schedule on a strong note by scoring three goals in a 6-0 win over visiting Germantown Academy. Curley also added an assist for the Churchwomen (3-4 overall, 1-0 league). Penn Charter got a pair of second-half goals to... Read more

Girls' Volleyball Rankings

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 11:09 PM
Here are the latest rankings of local girls' volleyball teams by local coaches: 1. Bishop Shanahan 2. Merion Mercy 3. Cardnal O’Hara 4. Archbishop Carroll 5. Council Rock North 6. Upper Merion 7. Hatboro 8. Penncrest 9. Avon Grove 10. Unionville Read more

Tuesday's boys' soccer roundup

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 10:41 PM
It probably hasn’t happened in the annals of PIAA soccer, but brother beat brother to earn his 300th career victory yesterday. West Chester Henderson coach Mike Lorback beat West Chester East and his brother, Todd, 1-0, in a Ches-Mont League game to reach the milestone. Adam Matteo scored the... 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

Tuesday's field hockey roundup

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 10:01 PM
Jamie Robinson had a hat trick and Amy Kinkler contributed a pair of assists for sixth-ranked West Deptford, which broke the Colonial Conference match open in the second half to hand visiting Audubon its first loss of the season, 4-0. Brooke Heininger (three saves) recorded the shutout for the Eagles... Read more

Tuesday's girls' soccer roundup

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 9:55 PM
Jihan Everett and Taylor Lewis scored five minutes apart midway through the second half to pull host Willingboro even with New Egypt, and the teams played two adventurous overtime periods before settling for a 2-2 draw yesterday in Burlington County League girls’ soccer. Julie Clark and Michelle... Read more

Football: S.J. Scoring Leaders

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 12:08 PM
Delsea senior running back Austin Medley leads South Jersey in touchdowns with nine. Medley ran for 290 yards and scored five TDs in the Crusaders' 56-15 victory over Gloucester Catholic Saturday. Washington Township junior quarterback Nick Valori leads South Jersey with nine touchdown passes. Valori... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Eastern Field Hockey Game of the Year

Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 10:50 AM
Eastern field hockey coach Danyle Heilig last night asked me this question: "If two nationally-ranked football teams had played last Saturday night, would there have been coverage" by The Inquirer and Courier Post? I said "probably." She said forget probably, there would have been... Read more
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