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Bill Iezzi: Bishop Eustace's Field Hockey Coach

Friday, November 19, 2010, 12:42 PM
Bishop Eustace's Krissy Holak has become one of the top field hockey coaches in South Jersey. The Crusaders proved it when they won the Group 2 state title, 2-1, over West Essex on Nov. 14. It was their third straight trip to the final. They were there in 2006, too. Holak took over the program in... Read more


Sunday, November 14, 2010, 9:03 PM
According to team records, Central Bucks West senior tailback Rashaad Williams carried 28 times for a single-game school-record of 427 yards and five touchdowns as the No. 10-seeded Bucks ousted No. 7 Coatesville, 42-28, Friday in the opening round of the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA tournament. The... Read more

S.J. Field Hockey: Eastern wins 12th straight state title

Sunday, November 14, 2010, 1:38 PM
Carly Celkos and Brittany Evangelisti scored second-half goals as Eastern won its 12th consecutive Group 4 state title in field hockey with a 2-0 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan Sunday at Toms River East. Eastern (25-0) got a strong game from junior goalie Alana Barry and overcame Bridgewater-Raritan's... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Field Hockey Site Change

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 11:32 AM
When I heard that Camden Catholic no longer was the site for the Shawnee-Eastern Group 4 state semifinal, I called Kim Cole, an NJSIAA assistant director who oversees field hockey. Cole said the site was moved to Robbinsville because Camden Catholic had a function planned at the school Thursday and... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Rancocas Valley's Brynn Gitt

Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 10:04 PM
Brynn Gitt, Rancocas Valley's star field hockey player, was just as perplexed as co-coaches Julie Thornton and Jean Marie Seal at the end. When RV bowed to Shawnee, 6-0, in the Central Jersey Group 4 final on Nov. 9, it was because the team as a whole didn't give 100 percent. Gitt, an all-South Jersey... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Agony of Defeat

Saturday, November 6, 2010, 5:42 PM
After watching her field hockey team let two leads slip away to Eastern and lose the game, 4-3, Saturday afternoon, Washington Township coach Jeannine O’Connor summed it up this way: “I’ve never been part of a more devastating loss in all my years of coaching, to be this close to beating... Read more

S.J. Field Hockey: West Deptford beats Collingswood to make Group 2 final

Friday, November 5, 2010, 4:36 PM
Amanda Hojonowski, Lauren Boegly and Jamie Robinson scored goals as West Deptford beat Collingswood, 3-0, Friday in the semifinals of the South Jersey Grop 2 field hockey tournament. The top-seeded Eagles (18-2-1), the defending champions, advance to face Colonial Conference rival Haddonfield in Monday's... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Township's Daunting Task

Friday, November 5, 2010, 1:32 PM
The Washington Township field hockey team has a daunting task ahead. The Minutemaids will try to upset host Eastern on Nov. 6 in a South Jersey Group 4 semifinal. Eastern is ranked third in the nation, behind Emmaus (Pa.) and Fredericksburg Stafford (Va.). The Vikings’ record is 21-0 with... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Field Hockey Goal Rush

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 3:48 PM
When Florence lost to Pingry, 2-1, in double overtime in the North Jersey Group 2 quarterfinals on Nov. 1, Lexi Smith’s stick was silenced. The Flashes finished the season with a 15-4 record after going 15-1. Smith, a sophomore, leads the area in goals scored with 43. However, on her heels is... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Collingswood's Injured Center Midfielder

Tuesday, November 2, 2010, 5:56 PM
Collingswood's center midfielder, Beth LaBar, a senior, took a stick to the head 17 minutes, 15 seconds into the action with visiting Holy Spirit Tuesday afternoon. A Holy Spirit player accidentally struck LaBar about an inch-and-a-half above the right eye on a back swing. LaBar was taken to Cooper... Read more
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