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January 31, 2013 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The Millville girls' basketball team rode balanced scoring and an aggressive fourth-quarter press to its 10th straight win, a 43-38 victory over host St. Joseph in a Cape-Atlantic League game Wednesday. Junior point guard Lexi Bruno, a Sacred Heart transfer who became eligible on Jan. 15, scored 15 points for Millville, as did senior forward Ashli Weems. Despite sitting out much of the first half with foul trouble, Weems also had 16 rebounds and forced seven turnovers. The 12-5 Thunderbolts haven't lost since Jan. 4, and have won all eight of their games since Bruno became eligible.
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January 17, 2013
Boys' Basketball BURLINGTON COUNTY LEAGUE Bordentown 51, Palmyra 40 NONLEAGUE Bristol 40, Doane Academy 31 Ocean City 56, Cape May Tech 37 Boys' Bowling West Deptford 4, Collingswood 0 Kingsway 3, Shawnee 1 Girls' Bowling West Deptford 4, Collingswood 0 Kingsway 4, Shawnee 0 Gloucester Tech 2, Deptford 2 Girls' Basketball Doane Academy 30, Villa Victoria 23 Middle Township 46, Our Lady of Mercy...
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February 16, 2013 | By Ben Goldberg-Morse, Inquirer Staff Writer
Gateway's boys' basketball team held the lead for just 3.4 seconds Friday at Palmyra, but it was all the Gators needed as sophomore Dan Kline tossed in the game-winning layup in a thrilling, 37-36 nonleague victory. Following Kline's transition bucket, junior center RJ Blanton drew a charge at the buzzer to snuff out Palmyra's attempt at a final shot. Also in nonleague action: Glassboro entered the fourth down by six points and rode a 20-point final frame to a 43-37, come-from-behind win over visiting Gloucester.
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December 21, 2009 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Craig James was so excited that he wore his emotions on his sleeve. Actually, he wore his future school colors on them also. James was an Inquirer second-team all-South Jersey defensive back this season from Oakcrest who made an oral commitment to attend Villanova during the high school football season. Imagine the emotions going through James as he watched his future school defeat Montana, 23-21, to win the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly I-AA) title Friday in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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September 27, 1989 | By Tom Williams, Special to The Inquirer
For 32 basketball seasons, from 1952 through 1984, Ocean City had just two coaches, Dixie Howell and Jack Boyd, who each coached for 16 years and combined for 504 wins. When John Bruno was named last night by the Ocean City Board of Education to coach the Raiders, he became the third coach in the five years since Boyd resigned. Bruno succeeds Tom Gahr, who was 33-35 over three seasons, including a mark of 16-10 last year. Gahr, who resigned over the summer, was preceded by Leo Chase, now Ocean City's successful soccer coach, who was 16-25 in two basketball campaigns.
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December 22, 2012 | By Thomas Mahon, Inquirer Staff Writer
Holy Spirit's up-tempo offense proved too much to handle as the Spartans defeated visiting Millville, 63-26, in a Cape-Atlantic League interdivision girls' basketball game on Friday night. "We are a very fast-paced team," said Holy Spirit coach Dennis Smith. "We aim to push the ball as much as possible. We can go 10 or 11 players deep on the bench this year because of our talent and run teams out of the gym. " Summer Crilley, a junior shooting guard, benefited most from Smith's offensive strategy, as she scored a game-high 16 points and collected seven rebounds.
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December 22, 2012 | By Thomas Mahon, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Holy Spirit's up-tempo offense proved too much to handle as the Spartans defeated visiting Millville, 63-26, in a Cape-Atlantic League interdivision girls' basketball game on Friday night. "We are a very fast-paced team," said Holy Spirit coach Dennis Smith. "We aim to push the ball as much as possible. We can go 10 or 11 players deep on the bench this year because of our talent and run teams out of the gym. " Summer Crilley, a junior shooting guard, benefited most from Smith's offensive strategy, as she scored a game-high 16 points and collected seven rebounds.
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April 5, 2011
Sean Carberry's double drove in the tying run in the seventh inning, and he scored the game-winner to rally Oakcrest to a 9-8 Cape-Atlantic League baseball win at rival Absegami on Monday. After being sacrificed to third, Carberry raced home on Brent Theriah's infield single down the third-base line. Carberry, the Falcons' centerfielder, went 3 for 4, scored three runs and drove in three, while Absegami's Joe Caravello was 3 for 4 with four runs and two RBIs. Also in the Cape-Atlantic, Lower Cape May's Chris Grace threw a complete game and also hit a grand slam as the host Tigers topped Egg Harbor Township, 6-2. Olympic.
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May 29, 2011 | By Pete Schnatz, For The Inquirer
St. Augustine is returning to the NJSIAA State Non-Public A boys' lacrosse championship for the second consecutive year, after the second-seeded Hermits crushed No. 3 seed Don Bosco Prep, 14-5, in Saturday's home semifinal. Mike Sutton and Steven Pontrello scored four goals apiece, and Nikko Pontrello contributed two goals and three assists. St. Augustine will face top-seeded Delbarton in the title game on Wednesday. State Group 3. Kyle Engel had a hat trick, Phil Gamble added two goals and an assist, and No. 5 seed Moorestown played lockdown defense to upset top-seeded Ridgewood, 8-2, and earn a berth in Wednesday's championship against Ridge.
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May 21, 2011
Pennsville's Pat Finlow outlasted Haddon Township's Chris Mulroy for a win at first singles, helping the visiting Eagles grab a 3-2 win on Friday in the semifinals of the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 1 boys' tennis tournament. Finlow grabbed a 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) win, and Pennsville, seeded third in a nine-team field, also got straight-set victories from Brett Lankanau at second singles, and Tyler Ascenzi and Sam Stafford at first doubles against the second-seeded Hawks. Pennsville will face Glassboro for the sectional title on Tuesday.
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June 12, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
In February 2013, the 66 members of the West Jersey Football League voted overwhelmingly to deny the Cape-Atlantic League's effort to join the superconference for the 2014 season. The tally was 50-14, with one abstention. On Thursday, the WJFL announced that it will accept the Cape-Atlantic League for the 2016 season. The vote was a landslide again, this time in favor: 55-11. "The climate of football in New Jersey has changed," Ewing athletic director Bud Kowal, the president of the WJFL, said of the almost complete reversal of sentiment in little more than two years.
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March 2, 2015 | By Paul Breen, Inquirer Staff Writer
St. Augustine captured its eighth Cape-Atlantic League title, and first since 2011, with a 71-60 triumph over Holy Spirit at Stockton College on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore guard Sa'eed Nelson paced the Hermits with 27 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds. Sophomore forward Justyn Mutts scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds. Tri-County Classic. Gloucester Catholic's Matt Green contributed from the inside and the outside in the host Rams' 68-23 win over Pitman. The senior forward scored 13 points and connected four times from beyond the arc. He also grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists.
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February 16, 2013 | By Ben Goldberg-Morse, Inquirer Staff Writer
Gateway's boys' basketball team held the lead for just 3.4 seconds Friday at Palmyra, but it was all the Gators needed as sophomore Dan Kline tossed in the game-winning layup in a thrilling, 37-36 nonleague victory. Following Kline's transition bucket, junior center RJ Blanton drew a charge at the buzzer to snuff out Palmyra's attempt at a final shot. Also in nonleague action: Glassboro entered the fourth down by six points and rode a 20-point final frame to a 43-37, come-from-behind win over visiting Gloucester.
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February 15, 2013 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
In a landslide vote, the schools in the West Jersey Football League have rejected a merger with the Cape-Atlantic League. The vote by the members of the league was 51 against the merger, 14 in favor, and one abstention, said Ewing athletic director Bud Kowal, president of the three-year-old WJFL. "There's a feeling that what we have here has been a huge success," Kowal said Thursday of the super-conference, which merged football programs from the Burlco-Olympic Conference, Tri-County Conference, and Colonial Valley Conference.
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January 31, 2013 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The Millville girls' basketball team rode balanced scoring and an aggressive fourth-quarter press to its 10th straight win, a 43-38 victory over host St. Joseph in a Cape-Atlantic League game Wednesday. Junior point guard Lexi Bruno, a Sacred Heart transfer who became eligible on Jan. 15, scored 15 points for Millville, as did senior forward Ashli Weems. Despite sitting out much of the first half with foul trouble, Weems also had 16 rebounds and forced seven turnovers. The 12-5 Thunderbolts haven't lost since Jan. 4, and have won all eight of their games since Bruno became eligible.
SPORTS
January 17, 2013
Boys' Basketball BURLINGTON COUNTY LEAGUE Bordentown 51, Palmyra 40 NONLEAGUE Bristol 40, Doane Academy 31 Ocean City 56, Cape May Tech 37 Boys' Bowling West Deptford 4, Collingswood 0 Kingsway 3, Shawnee 1 Girls' Bowling West Deptford 4, Collingswood 0 Kingsway 4, Shawnee 0 Gloucester Tech 2, Deptford 2 Girls' Basketball Doane Academy 30, Villa Victoria 23 Middle Township 46, Our Lady of Mercy...
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December 22, 2012 | By Thomas Mahon, Inquirer Staff Writer
Holy Spirit's up-tempo offense proved too much to handle as the Spartans defeated visiting Millville, 63-26, in a Cape-Atlantic League interdivision girls' basketball game on Friday night. "We are a very fast-paced team," said Holy Spirit coach Dennis Smith. "We aim to push the ball as much as possible. We can go 10 or 11 players deep on the bench this year because of our talent and run teams out of the gym. " Summer Crilley, a junior shooting guard, benefited most from Smith's offensive strategy, as she scored a game-high 16 points and collected seven rebounds.
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December 22, 2012 | By Thomas Mahon, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Holy Spirit's up-tempo offense proved too much to handle as the Spartans defeated visiting Millville, 63-26, in a Cape-Atlantic League interdivision girls' basketball game on Friday night. "We are a very fast-paced team," said Holy Spirit coach Dennis Smith. "We aim to push the ball as much as possible. We can go 10 or 11 players deep on the bench this year because of our talent and run teams out of the gym. " Summer Crilley, a junior shooting guard, benefited most from Smith's offensive strategy, as she scored a game-high 16 points and collected seven rebounds.
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October 28, 2012 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Not all 6-0 records are created equal. That was clear on a cool and cloudy Saturday afternoon, when St. Augustine Prep and St. Joseph brought identical records into a Cape-Atlantic League cross-division clash at Bill Bendig Field in Hammonton. St. Joseph, the No. 1 team in The Inquirer's South Jersey rankings, showed its big-game moxie by scoring 35 consecutive points after St. Augustine took a 7-0 lead on the game's first series. "They do this every week," St. Augustine coach Mark Reardon said of St. Joseph, which overcame an early deficit and an uncharacteristic series of mistakes to emerge with a 42-14 victory.
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October 28, 2012 | By Phil Anastasia, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Not all 6-0 records are created equal. That was clear on a cool and cloudy Saturday afternoon, when St. Augustine Prep and St. Joseph brought identical records into a Cape-Atlantic League cross-division clash at Bill Bendig Field in Hammonton. St. Joseph, the No. 1 team in The Inquirer's South Jersey rankings, showed its big-game moxie by scoring 35 consecutive points after St. Augustine took a 7-0 lead on the game's first possession. "They do this every week," St. Augustine coach Mark Reardon said of St. Joseph, which overcame an early deficit and an uncharacteristic series of mistakes to emerge with a 42-14 victory.
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