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Archive: September, 2010

Bill Iezzi: On Second Thought

Thursday, September 23, 2010, 9:40 AM
I may have rushed to judgement when I installed Washington Township as the No. 2 field hockey team in South Jersey. The major factor in my decision was the way the Minutemaids held 11-time state champion Eastern to two goals and scored one in a 2-1 loss on Sept. 16. I didn't take into account the... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Field Hockey's Undefeated

Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:10 AM
As I was preparing The Inquirer's Top 10 field-hockey poll, I was surprised at the number of undefeated teams I found. As of this September 22 morning, there are eight that are part of the poll (two are under consideration). Eastern, Haddonfield, Camden Catholic, Moorestown, Clearview and Ocean City... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Moorestown's Nikki Shapiro

Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 10:12 AM
The Moorestown field hockey team has gotten off to a fast start (4-0 overall, 2-0 division) and one reason is the play of Nikki Shapiro. The senior attack already has five goals and leads the Quakers in scoring. Last year Shapiro and Paige Macrae led the team in scoring with about nine goals apiece... Read more

Abington Friends swingman Jabril Trawick commits to Georgetown

Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:23 PM
A pick-up game last weekend at the Verizon Center with several NBA players, including Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, gave Jabril Trawick a taste for the benefits associated with playing hoops for Georgetown. Trawick, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound senior guard and forward for Abington Friends... Read more

Football: North Penn leads St. Joe's Prep, 28-7 2ND QRT, 6:50

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 8:20 PM
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S.J. Football: Collingswood shuts out Overbrook

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 2:26 PM
Ameer Richardson ran for 241 yards and four touchdowns to lead Collingswood to a 28-0 victory over Overbrook Saturday in a Colonial Conference Liberty Division game. Richardson, a 5-11, 175-pound senior, scored on runs of 43, 35, 4 and 1 yards. He had 202 yards and three TDs in the first half. "All... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Football Mercy

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 10:49 AM
When Holy Cross took a 41-6 lead over Cinnaminson in the third period of Friday night's game, the official in the press box started a running clock. The Mercy rule kicked in because it was the second half and the Lancers had a 35-point lead. The official explained that there were only four reasons... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Seneca's Southwick

Friday, September 17, 2010, 12:48 PM
While lightening delayed and then postponed Seneca's football game with visiting Moorestown Thursday night, Seneca football coach Bill Fisher and I started talking about Mike Southwick. Southwick, a 5-11, 187-pound senior running back for the Golden Eagles, had scored 27 of Seneca's 35 points in a... Read more

S.J. Football: Winslow at Shawnee postponed until Monday

Thursday, September 16, 2010, 8:05 PM
Winslow Township will play at Shawnee in a key WJFL National Division game on Monday night at 6 p.m. The game between unbeaten teams was postponed Thursday night after heavy thunderstorms rolled through Medford. "Our kids were ready, their kids were ready," Winslow Township coach Mike McBride... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Washington Township Field Hockey

Thursday, September 16, 2010, 2:54 PM
Washington Township field hockey coach Jeannine O'Connor had me feeling sorry for her team when we spoke during the preseason. "We only have three returning; we're starting over," said O'Connor, now in her 17th season at the helm. "We used to have a middle school [feeder] program, but... Read more
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