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Bill Iezzi: Eastern Field Hockey Upset

Sunday, November 21, 2010, 2:08 PM
Eastern field hockey coach Danyle Heilig went right to the point after Oak Knoll upset the Vikings, 4-2, Sunday in the Tournament of Champions' final. "They took advantage of opportunities and we didn't," Heilig said of Oak Knoll, which had been outshot, 22-6, and outcornered, 28-2. "They... Read more

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, 9:12 PM
Week 12 S.E. PA FOOTBALL SLATE Friday District 1 Class AAAA Quarterfinals No. 5 Abington (9-2) at No. 4 Neshaminy (9-1), 7 p.m. No. 10 Central Bucks West (9-2) at No. 2 Council Rock South (10-1), 7 p.m. No. 6 Downingtown East (9-2) at No. 3... 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: Haddonfield's Soccer Lament

Saturday, November 13, 2010, 10:40 AM
Haddonfield coach Glenn Gess and his players stayed with a good game plan Nov. 12 in the South Jersey Group 2 girls' soccer final with Middle Township. As a result, the Bulldogs had plenty of chances to score in regulation and in two overtimes. However, Township beat them in penalty kicks, 3-1. "We... 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


Sunday, November 7, 2010, 5:57 PM
Weekend of Nov. 12-13 District 1 Class AAAA Quarterfinals Friday night. No. 16 West Chester Henderson (7-3) at No. 1 Ridley (10-0), 7. No. 9 Boyertown (9-1) vs. No. 8 West Chester Rustin (9-1), at West Chester Henderson, 7. No. 13 Upper Dublin (8-2) at No. 4 Neshaminy (9-1), 7. No. 12 Cheltenham... 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
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