April 28, 2005 |
After the graduation of several key contributors from a squad that won all of its league games and reached the Friends Schools League championship last season, Moorestown Friends baseball coach Jack Schneider realized that his program was headed for a transitional period. Yet the start of the 2005 campaign has been an even wilder chase than he had anticipated. The Foxes have gone from being the hunters to being the hunted, running out to a 5-1 record before hitting a rough stretch last week - surrendering 36 runs in losing three times over four days.
November 17, 2014 |
The Holy Cross girls' soccer team was 2 minutes and 29 seconds away from being named co-state champions Sunday. But the Lancers weren't able to hold off an unbeaten Immaculate Heart team considered one of the best in the country. A foul in the box gave Immaculate Heart a penalty kick, and Alexandria Mesropyan converted for a 1-0 victory in the Non-Public A Final at Kean University. Immaculate Heart (22-0), located in Bergen County, is the No. 1-ranked team in the nation by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
September 14, 2000 |
Moorestown Friends was granted a waiver by the NJSIAA yesterday, freeing the school from having to play a mandatory number of games against New Jersey teams to qualify for the NJSIAA tournament. Starting this fall, a school must play at least 70 percent of its games against New Jersey teams through the postseason cutoff date in order to qualify for the state tournament in any sport. Debbie Surgi, Moorestown Friends athletic director, said that although the rule was well-intentioned, it would have left only two of her teams eligible to compete in the state tournament.
May 22, 2004 |
It was only a Wiffle ball game, but the competition was intense. Moorestown Friends baseball players were confined to a gym on another rainy spring day Wednesday, but they were were animated, showing the same disdain for losing they display while competing in hardball. Then again, Moorestown Friends hasn't experienced much losing this spring; even a Wiffle ball game was worth an all-out effort. Moorestown Friends has performed this season with the anonymity of a Wiffle ball team.
December 20, 2012 |
Senior forward Claire Langlotz controlled the pace of Wednesday's game with her presence on the low post as Moorestown Friends eased past visiting Doane Academy, 53-29, in nonleague girls' basketball. The senior forward grabbed eight rebounds. Lauren Lowe scored a team-high 13 points. Lowe, a senior guard, chipped in with three assists and three steals. Sarah Applegate added 12 points. It was the third straight win for the Foxes. Olympic Conference. Taylor Hudspeth and Alexis Santarelli helped lead Bishop Eustace to an easy 78-33 win over Camden.
May 27, 1999 |
It's not supposed to be this way. Heidi Brunswick, coach of the Moorestown Friends girls' lacrosse team, knows that. Teams seeded 31st in a 35-team state tournament are not supposed to reach the quarterfinals. And yet, after Tuesday's thrilling 11-10 overtime win at Cherry Hill East, that is exactly where the Foxes are. The NJSIAA girls' lacrosse tournament has found its Cinderella. "It really is unbelievable," Brunswick said after Tuesday's win. "Everyone is just so excited.
October 6, 2014 |
When Grace Kim became more serious about tennis in middle school, she knew she had to go into every match with intensity. So she developed a routine. The Moorestown Friends sophomore makes sure she stretches and then jumps rope to get her heart rate going. Oh, and while she does that, she talks to herself. Not in her head or at a volume that only she can hear. She said "everyone" hears her. "They just think I'm really crazy most of the time," Kim said with a laugh. "It's a little crazy, but I always say to myself that no matter what is going to happen, I have to play like I practice.
February 21, 2014 |
During Wednesday's senior night, senior Emily McKeown scored eight points to lead eight Moorestown Friends scorers in a 47-17 victory over visiting Medford Tech in nonleague girls' basketball. Senior Sarah Applegate added seven points for the Foxes, as did freshman Camille Aguilar. Zuri Alston put up nine points and Julia Bachman added eight, combining for all of Medford Tech's scoring. In other nonleague action, Haley Parks netted 17 points, Jess Monteleone had 15, and Asya Alba added 14 as Delsea turned away visiting Our Lady of Mercy Academy, 53-27.
September 22, 2010
Coming off an 8-8-1 season, the Moorestown Friends' boys' soccer team is off to a fast start. The Foxes improved to 4-0 after Monday's 3-0 win over Westampton Tech. The most impressive victory was a 2-1 win over defending Group 1 state co-champion Palmyra on Friday. The success this year is due to incredible balance. In the first three games, Moorestown Friends scored 10 goals - by 10 different players. This is a veteran team with 14 seniors. Coach Michael Schlotterbeck has beefed up the schedule.