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November 14, 1990 | Special to The Inquirer / DAVID M. WARREN
On Saturday, Audubon held an open house for its new Municipal Complex, in a former medical building on Nicholson Road near the Black Horse Pike. Before then, the borough's offices were at two locations on Atlantic Avenue.
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September 30, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
Kahleil Chisolm ran for 197 yards and a touchdown as Audubon defeated Lindenwold, 23-6, in a Colonial Conference Patriot Division football game on Saturday. The Green Wave improved to 3-1 overall, 2-0 in the division. Lindenwold fell to 0-4, 0-2. Audubon struck first when quarterback Aiden Borden completed a 25-yard touchdown pass to Zach Sutter, giving the Green Wave a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. After Lindenwold recovered a fumble and ran it into the end zone to make the score 7-6, Borden drove the Green Wave down the field and score don a 1-yard run to give Audubon a 13-6 advantage.
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January 12, 2013 | By Chris Melchiorre, FOR THE INQUIRER
The theatrics always feel a tad amped up during wrestling matches at Seneca. The lights are turned off all around the perimeter of the Golden Eagles' gym. The only ones kept on are the few that shine down on the mat like a spotlight. On Friday night, Audubon wrestler Sean Hanson stepped into that spotlight and his expression shifted from focused athlete to something more reminiscent of a snarling bull. Forty-nine seconds later, the referee was raising Hanson's hand in victory, and momentum never turned back in Seneca's favor as Audubon went on to a 41-27 victory.
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May 12, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
For Kevin Terifay and Zak Chiaradia, it wasn't about making great baseball plays. It was more basic than that. "All I asked these guys to do was to battle," Audubon coach Rich Horan said after his team stunned Gloucester Catholic, 1-0, Saturday in the first round of the Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic. "When you battle, good things happen. " Terifay, a senior righthander, unfurled a gritty performance before a big crowd at Maple Shade. He displayed great command of his fastball and slider and made big pitches at big times in limiting the heavy-hitting Rams to five singles.
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April 27, 2011 | By Bill Iezzi, Inquirer Staff Writer
It was a Colonial Conference game that South Jersey softball aficionados had been anticipating for a while: Audubon at Sterling in an interdivisional hookup between top-10 teams, good pitchers, and opportunistic offenses. But Audubon, ranked No. 6 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, added some dazzling defense on a windy afternoon and walked away with a 3-0 victory. Sophomore Hunter Urban (6-1) pitched a two-hitter for the Green Wave (10-1). Sarah Almasy (8-2) threw a four-hitter for third-ranked Sterling (9-2)
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May 18, 2000 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Dave Ricci, the boys' basketball coach the last two seasons at Cinnaminson, has been named the coach at Audubon. The hiring of Ricci, a 28-year-old graduate of Cherry Hill East, was approved at last night's school board meeting. He replaces Casey Clements, who resigned after last season. A physical education teacher at Audubon, Ricci assisted Clements for one season before taking over at Cinnaminson. In two seasons, he guided the Pirates to a 21-29 record. Cinnaminson reached the playoffs in his first season and earned a first-round win over Woodstown.
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October 13, 2014 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
In a game in which the offenses were operating at will, a defensive play was the difference. Zach Pergola's 66-yard return of a fumble broke a tie with 5 minutes, 43 seconds remaining and sent Audubon to a 33-27 win over host Haddon Heights on Saturday in a highly entertaining Colonial Conference football matchup. Pergola, a 6-foot, 175-pound junior, scored on both sides of the ball, also adding a 21-yard touchdown reception. "This was the best game I've ever had and the best one I've been involved in," Pergola said.
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May 9, 1997 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Yesterday's baseball game between Audubon and Sterling was delayed 40 minutes because of a scheduling mix-up involving the umpires. But that didn't throw off Ryan Smulktis' timing. After all, the Audubon junior righthander had waited 30 days to play his first game, so another 40 minutes wasn't going to matter. Smulktis shrugged off the delay by pitching a five-hitter and Audubon crushed Sterling, 14-1, in a Colonial Conference game. Audubon, which entered the week uncertain of qualifying for the Group 2 playoffs, won its third straight game and improved to 7-5 overall and 7-3 in the Colonial.
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May 27, 1998 | By Scott Brown, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Two potential double-play balls told the story of yesterday's South Jersey Group 2 baseball semifinal between Gateway and Audubon. One allowed Audubon to escape a no-out, bases-loaded jam in the first inning unscathed. Another opened the floodgates for a six-run Audubon outburst in the second. After dodging an early bullet, the Green Wave parlayed hot hitting and shoddy Gateway defense into a 13-3 five-inning knockout of the Gators. Audubon, The Inquirer's No. 3 team in South Jersey, advanced to Friday's South Jersey group final against Pennsville at Cherry Hill East.
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March 4, 1998 | By Scott Brown, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The Collingswood players clutched one another and unsuccessfully fought back tears. Coach Nancy O'Neill shared another cry with her players in the locker room. She, like the majority of her starters, including injured guard Kelly Feeney, were helpless to stop a fourth-quarter meltdown last night that ended their season. Saddled with foul trouble throughout the second half, Collingswood regulars watched in disbelief as Leslie Snock carried 11th-seeded Audubon into the second round of the South Jersey Group 2 girls' basketball playoffs with a 63-62 overtime victory.
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April 12, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
Down to its last strike, the Bishop Eustace Prep baseball team rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning Sunday en route to a 6-3 victory over Audubon in the title game of the 21st annual Ralph Shaw Classic. Freshman Matt Orlando tied the score with an RBI single and senior Nate Steele gave the Crusaders a 4-3 lead with an RBI single on the next pitch. Sophomore Ryan Colbert added a two-run single to complete the rally for Bishop Eustace (5-0) on a bright, brisk afternoon at Hank Greenberg Field.
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February 19, 2016
ISSUE | CAMPAIGN 2016 Tone it down With today's technology, I can sit in my easy chair and mute anything that may be objectionable to my wife or me. While I watched Saturday night's fight/debate, I wondered: Why can't the moderator have switches to shut off the candidates' microphones? These shouting matches are getting to be too much to stomach. Technology also allows us to switch channels - what a blessing. |Tom Borai, Audubon, yourout3@verizon.net
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February 15, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, STAFF WRITER
Frank Rago remembers the score of his first victory as the Clayton High School boys' basketball coach. "41-36," Rago said. That's a typical halftime score for Clayton these days, and if the Clippers are the team with 36, Rago is OK with that. There are still 16 more minutes to shoot three-pointers, fastbreak, shoot three-pointers, double-team the ball at every chance, substitute in waves, and shoot three-pointers. Rago doesn't pretend to have instituted a winning strategy at the little school in Gloucester County.
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February 7, 2016 | By Marc Narducci, STAFF WRITER
Audubon's Brian Furlong is both relieved and determined. The senior quarterback is relieved to have made the decision on his next destination, and is determined to show he's worthy of an eventual scholarship to a four-year school. The 6-foot-6, 185-pound Furlong, who possesses a rifle arm, will attend Milford Academy, a high-powered prep school in New Berlin, N.Y. Like most accomplished high school athletes, Furlong was looking to earn a scholarship to a four-year school. He contacted more than 60 schools, sending them his resumé and his football tape.
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November 28, 2015 | By Kate Harman, For The Inquirer
Brian Furlong had trouble falling asleep Wednesday night. As he lay in bed, he worried not only that it would take a while, but that he wouldn't be getting much of it, either. Audubon's quarterback had a lot on his mind. He knew Thanksgiving Day was his last game wearing No. 10 for the Green Wave. Furlong eventually got some shut-eye, but when he woke up, he was still nervous about the rivalry game against Haddon Township. Then the senior went out and put on a great performance.
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November 26, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Tom Curley believes there's something special about the Thanksgiving Day football rivalry between Audubon and Haddon Township. "Even when both teams are having lean years, you walk out to the field and go, 'Wow, look at all these people,' " Curley said. "There's so much tradition and so much support from both communities. "It's like the Army-Navy game for those two schools. " Something new will be on the line this year in the 53d renewal of the annual game between the Colonial Conference and neighborhood rivals.
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October 17, 2015
SOCCER COACHES' TOURNAMENT Holy Cross 2, Cinnaminson 1, OT: Angie Carroll scored the rebound winner 22 seconds into overtime for the seventh-seeded Lancers. Erica Wallace, who fired the initial shot, was credited with the assist. Caroline Casey also scored for the hosts. Cinnaminson was the No. 10 seed. Lenape 2, Millville 0: Kasey Donoghue had a goal and an assist for the third-seeded hosts. Sarah Gibson also scored and Shannon Mulroy made four saves. Millville was the No. 14 seed.
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September 17, 2015 | By Evan Cross, Inquirer Staff Writer
In South Jersey, at least, the Eagles flew. Luke McKeown scored two goals to help West Deptford, The Inquirer's sixth-ranked team, get past Audubon, 5-0, in Colonial Conference boys soccer action Tuesday. In other Colonial action, John Gorczynski scored two goals and had two assists to lead Sterling to a 7-0 win against Overbrook. Henry Gomez and Oumar Sylla both scored as Lindenwold topped Gateway, 2-1. Matt Fell scored two goals, and 10th-ranked Haddonfield toppled Collingswood, 3-1. Four different players - Dean Bligh, Elli Massi, Nolan Rink, and Jake Roselle - scored a goal as Haddon Heights triumphed over Woodbury, 4-0. Burlington County League.
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September 14, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
On the 38th and final pass of his 17th birthday, Overbrook quarterback Tommy Wyatt didn't exactly close his eyes and make a wish. But it was something like that. "You have to trust your teammates," Wyatt said of the pass he lofted into traffic near the goal-line in the final seconds of the season opener Saturday at Audubon. Senior wide receiver Gio Washington beat three defenders to the football and muscled into the end zone for a 15-yard touchdown with two seconds left on the clock to lift the Rams to a 50-48 victory over the Green Wave in an instant classic of a Colonial Conference Liberty Division game.
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September 13, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Tommy Wyatt is like a kid with a new toy. So is Brian Furlong. The two senior quarterbacks will be at the controls as their teams unveil no-huddle spread offenses when Overbrook visits Audubon Saturday at 11 a.m in a Colonial Conference Liberty Division game. "It's going to be a lot of fun," Wyatt of Overbrook's new offense under first-year coach Frank Wilczynski. "It's going to help me a lot. " Furlong feels the same way about Audubon's change in offensive philosophy under fifth-year coach Dom Koehl.
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